Olympia’s LoveOly Winter Fest

Mark your calendar for Sunday, November 28, 2021 (the Sunday after Thanksgiving) for LoveOly Winter Fest 2021, noon to 6 p.m. at 5th & Washington. Enjoy live music and performances, activities for kids and families, festive seasonal lighting and a Winter Refreshment Station featuring locally produced craft beer, cider and other holiday libations. Don’t miss horse-drawn carriage rides, holiday storytelling and a unique shopping experience of specialty goods and hand-crafted gifts made by local artists and makers. (If you are an artist or maker, click here to learn how to participate.)

LoveOly Winterfest kicks off a month of holiday fun for friends and family to enjoy.
Throughout December, come on ‘Downtown for the Holidays’ to enjoy:
• Holiday lighting, unique art installations and decorations throughout Downtown,
including over a mile of garland decorating storefronts!
• Twinklefest – Take a self-guided tour through decorated downtown storefronts! Visit
olytwinklefest.net for more information.
• Experts call for SNOW outside The Washington Center for the Performing Arts.
• We’re setting out Nutcracker-Themed Selfie Scenes for Holiday Cards with your
Family & Friends, including Land of Sweets at the Washington Center, a Gingerbread
House at 5th and Capitol and Winter Wonderland at Legion and Capitol.
• Enjoy 12 days of Complimentary Parking Downtown from December 12 – 24,
courtesy of the City of Olympia.
• Back by popular demand: LoveOly Holiday Edition, Shop & Dine Promotion,

November 26 – December 24! Download the passport here or get one when you visit
any participating shop or restaurant and start shopping and dining! Every time you
make a $10 or more purchase, you’ll receive a sticker on your passport. Get five
stickers and turn in your passport for your choice of a branded Love Oly gift, your
choice of scarf, deck of playing cards, or a journal!

Meet Sumner’s Cool Vintage: Inta Vintage

Owner Pam Johnson describes her store Inta Vintage in Sumner’s Main Street shopping district as a unique shop with something for everyone. Inta Vintage has 7,500 square feet dedicated to 40 vendors featuring one-of-a-kind items and handcrafted fare. There is another 1,500 square-foot area called the Cellar that hosts classes and special events throughout the year.

According to Johnson, who owns the store with Curt, her husband of more than 30 years, “We don’t have NEW stuff … we promote craftspeople who upcycle and recycle. We collectively pride ourselves in bringing a new face to old stuff.”

Johnson credits her appreciation of older items to her grandmother with whom she began collecting with as a child. “I was always into my grandma’s older stuff that told our family history, so I started going to auctions with my husband and we began working at estate clean-outs.”

Inta Vintage’s new location at 1109 Main Street opened following an extensive renovation last October 31st. Specializing in repurposed and newer furniture, home decor and personal products, Inta Vintage features a wide spectrum of vendors.

From mid-century modern, farmhouse style, wine barrel furniture and art, painted furniture, garden art, linens, vintage clothing, jewelry, goat milk products, specialty incense, local honey and Dixie Belle Paints, the selection is vast. There’s even a vendor that makes lamps out of cameras and projectors and one that creates one-of-a-kind clothing treatments and pillows from quilts.

The Johnsons and their variety of vendors truly appreciate how well they were supported by the community this past year. They are especially looking forward to bringing back the many special events that Main Street is known for.

“These events are the lifeblood of what makes downtown Sumner function,” said Johnson.

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1109 Main Street, Sumner