5 Things to do in South Sound this weekend, Dec. 27-29

Staff WriterDecember 26, 2013 

MCT

Need to blow off some steam? The Rutledge Corn Maze and Elma Paintball have teamed up for a Paintball Corn Maze Game on Saturday.

KENT PHILLIPS — MCT

FRIDAY-SUNDAY -- Last chance to see ‘Stardust’: “A STARDUST CHRISTMAS BLIZZARD” by Harlequin Productions is ending its run at the State Theater, 202 Fourth Ave. E., Olympia. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday; 3 and 8 p.m. Saturday; and 2 p.m. Sunday. (There also is a New Year's Eve show at 7 p.m. Tuesday, which is the final show of the run.) Tickets are $15-$39 and are available at harlequinproductions.org or at 360-786-0151.

FRIDAY -- Old-fashioned fun: You don’t have to be a kid to enjoy playing games, so join in the FOURTH FRIDAY GAME NIGHT at Wind Up Here, 121 Fifth Ave. SE, downtown Olympia. Play a variety of games for an assortment of ages and gaming tastes from 5-7 p.m. Friday.

SATURDAY -- Blow off some steam: The Rutledge Corn Maze and Elma Paintball have teamed up to for a PAINTBALL CORN MAZE GAME. Gates open at 8 a.m. Saturday for a full-day paintball battle filled with special effects. It’s at the Rutledge Corn Maze, 302 93rd Ave. SE, Tumwater. Go to emeraldcityhobbies.com for details and to register.

SATURDAY -- Indulge your inner artist: Get a creative start to your New Year at the FOLK ART NEW YEAR at the State Capital Museum, 211 21st Ave. SW, Olympia. Join artist Ruby Reusable and regional folk artists to create snappy New Year’s party favors and try your hand at decorative painting (rosemaling) and leather tooling from noon-3 p.m. Saturday. Funded in part by the Thurston County Heritage Grant Program, admission to the event is $4 per person or $7 for a family. Call 360-753-2580 for more information.

SATURDAY -- Enjoy improv: Performing weekly for 20 years, FOOLS PLAY has created a wealth of original content and techniques that give it a distinct brand of funny. See the performers at 8 p.m. Saturday at Olympia Family Theater, 112 State Ave. NE. Admission is $5. For more information on the troupe, go to thisischris.com/foolsplay.

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