TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY -- Bloody Titus: Theater Artists Olympias production of Titus Adronicus, Shakespeares bloodiest play, moves the story to biker gangs of the 1970s. The play closes this weekend at Olympia Little Theater, 1925 Miller Ave. N.E., Olympia. Showtimes are 7:30 tonight and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $12 at the door (cash or check only) or at brownpapertickets.com.
TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY -- Its a hard-knock life: The youth theater season winds down with the Kids at Play production of Annie at 7:30 tonight and Saturday and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Minnaert Center for the Arts at South Puget Sound Community College. Tickets are $15 plus a $3 service fee at washingtoncenter.org or 360-753-8586.
SATURDAY -- Celebrate the new plaza: Join in celebrating the grand opening of East Bay Public Plaza in downtown Olympia on Saturday. There will be free hotdogs, fortune cookies and scavenger hunts at the new public space outside LOTTs WET Science Center. Spend some time painting, and take home a Frustrationless Flyer the easiest kite youll ever fly. The fun runs from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; opening activities are 11 a.m.-2 p.m. outside the center at 500 Adams St. N.E., Olympia. Call 360-528-5742.
SATURDAY -- Vroom, vroom: Check out more than 400 classic cars at the Olympia Street Rod Association Car Show at Lucky Eagle Casino, 12888 188th Ave, S.W., Rochester. DJ Steve Mohney will spin oldies from 11 a.m. 5 p.m. Saturday. Hourly drawings offer a chance to win up to $450 cash in the Lucky Eagle Money Machine. Fuel your exploration at the beer and barbecue food garden. Learn more at luckyeagle.com/entertainment.
SATURDAY -- Cash meets ABBA: Lacey is closing out its free Outdoor Cinema and Music series this weekend with a musical double feature. Arrive at 7 for a concert by Dan in Black, a Johnny Cash tribute band. Stay until dark for Hairspray and Mamma Mia at Huntamer Park on the corner of Seventh Avenue Southeast and Woodland Square Loop in downtown Lacey. It's all free.
SATURDAY -- Angells and Crows: The Capitol Land Trust Summer Gala will raise money for its conservation work with a gala dinner featuring local foods, music by Back Porch Swing, and a talk by author/artist/naturalist Tony Angell, co-author of In the Company of Crows and Ravens and Gifts of the Crow. The fun begins at 3 p.m. with tours of the hosting farm, Helsing Junction, followed by the gala from 4 to 8 p.m. The farm is at 12013 Independence Road, Rochester. Tickets are $75 per person in advance, $85 at the door. For more information, call 360-943-3012 or go to capitollandtrust.org. The event is open only to ages 21 and older.
SATURDAY -- Tales among the trees: Members of the South Sound Story Guild will spin stories for families and then, as darkness falls, spooky stories and creepy tales. The evening also will include music for singing along by guitarist Ric Zassenhaus. Family stories begin at 7 p.m. Saturday followed by spooky stories beginning around 8 p.m. at Priest Point Park near Shelter 3, 2222 East Bay Drive N.E., Olympia. Don't forget the insect repellent; a blanket, cushion or chair; snacks; and a flashlight. Learn more at southsoundstory.org.