Upcoming Events

O Bee is proud to sponsor an array of community events throughout the year. From art and culture to playful and serious, we strive to support this vibrant community with our time, talent, energy and resources. Come out and join us!

Holiday Bazaar

Saturday, November 17, 2018
9:00 AM -3:00 PM

Meet Brother & Sister Bear at Peter G Schmidt Elementary School's PTA Holiday Bazaar. There will be a variety of vendors for your holiday shopping enjoyment. A food truck will also be onsite along with an espresso stand and raffle give-a-ways. Plus, the first 50 people in the door get a goodie bag.

Bring the kids for pictures with Santa and The Bears!

Bears appear: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Event location:
Peter G Schmidt Elementary School
237 Dennis St SE
Tumwater WA 98501

The Oly Trot

Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22, 2018
8:30 AM and 9:00 AM Start Times

Join us for this fun run on Thanksgiving Day! This race benefits the Thurston County Food Bank. As tradition holds, participants are encouraged to bring donations of non-perishable food items. Once again, O Bee Credit Union will be there on Thanksgiving morning to collect the food donations, load them into our big truck and deliver them to the Food Bank.

8:30 AM Tot Trot
9:00 AM Oly Trot 4-Miler

Event location:
Heritage Park
7th and Water Street SW
Olympia, WA 98501

Olympia Toy Run

Saturday, December 1, 2018
10:00 AM - ?

Join O Bee at the 41st Annual Olympia Toy Run - all riders and the public welcome! If you don't ride, bring your donation of cash or a new, unwrapped Toy to the 96.9 KAYO booth on-site in the Sears parking lot.

10:00 am – Gates Open, Vendors Open
11:00 am – 12:30 pm – Performers
1:00 pm – Parade to Marathon Park Begins

Cost to join riders: New Unwrapped Toy -OR- $10/single or $15/couple

Event location:
South Sound Center 
Sears Parking Lot
711 Sleater-Kinney Road SE
Lacey WA 98503


Oly On Ice

Saturday, December 8, 2018
Shirts available: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Join O Bee at Oly On Ice, the seasonal ice skating rink in Downtown Olympia. We'll be there on Saturday, December 8th from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM with our popular Brewhouse Tees - the perfect gift for your family and friends this holiday season. Shirts are available for a donation of $20 or more per shirt. All proceeds benefit the Olympia Tumwater Foundation.

Stop by and say hi!

Event location:
Isthmus Park
529 4th Ave W
Olympia WA 98501

Teddy Bear Tea Party

Friday, November 23, 2018
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

The Capital Rotary presents the Teddy Bear Tea Party for children ages 2-7 and their families. Children are invited to bring their favorite teddy bear or stuffed animal of their choice. The Elks Lodge will be festively decorated for Christmas with Santa and Mrs. Claus present, and the Berenstain Bears will be there too! There will be musical entertainment, craft projects, cookie decorating, snacks and more. Get your tickets and remember to bring your camera to take pictures.


Event location:
The Olympia Elks Lodge
1818 4th Avenue East
Olympia,WA 98506



The Berenstain Bears are out and about in the community all through the Spring and Summer. When you see this picture on an event, you'll know that the Bears will be there!