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Sand in the City 
General Event Information
Event Category:
Kids & Family
Dates and Times:
August 23-24, 12:00-12:00AM; (Sat, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.)

Sand in the City® is Washington's largest free family sand festival! Festival events include free hands on art and science activities on the streets around the museum and a discounted admission to visit Hands On. It takes place at the Hands On Children's Museum on Olympia's East Bay from 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday, August 23 and from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, August 24, 2014. Friday is the Sand in the City Gala, a Party with a Purpose just for grown-ups, and the museum will close at 3 p.m. in preparation for the party.

Free Event Highlights! Aug. 23 & 24
Free activities are featured on the street around the museum, on the East Bay Plaza and at the LOTT Wet Center.

(Donations are appreciated and support our Free & Reduced Admissions Programs.)

Big Beach Party sponsored by Olympia Federal Savings. Grandparents’ Day sponsored by Lucky Eagle Casino & Hotel. All donations benefit the museum’s Free & Reduced Admissions Programs.

· Watch the Masters sculpt in the NEW! Masters' Sand Carving Exhibition
· Choose from over 40 hands-on activities
· Enjoy live music and performers
· Scale the rock climbing wall
· Go inside a life-sized, pin hole camera
· Play in huge sandboxes
· Blow giant bubbles
· Get your face painted
· East Bay Plaza Stream & LOTT WET Center
· Free shuttles from Swantown Parking Lot
· Easy parking
Venue Information
106 11th Ave S.W.  
Zip Code:
United States 
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