Olympia Coffee Tour - Road Trip


Let us revisit the coffee scene in Olympia again. We were there more than two years back and because of its excellent coffee scene the city deserves another visit. The following is the link to the last event (organized by Marian)
This year's road trip is organized on similar lines as the last one, but there are some changes. All the details are provided below.
We will meet at the Green Lake P&R at 8 A.M. We will leave no later than 8:30 AM. The drive to Olympia is approximately and hour and a half. We may car pool from Green Lake P&R.
The following is the tentative schedule. The schedule is subject to minor changes, so please make sure that you have the latest schedule before our trip

(1) Batdorf & Bronson Tasting Room (10 A.M. ish)
200 Market St. NE
Olympia, WA 98501
Saturday Hours: 9am to 4pm
The Batdorf & Bronson Tasting Room is located in their roastery and offers a variety of coffees for their patrons to sample. Visitors may enjoy coffee from the major growing areas of Africa, Indonesia and Latin America.

(2) Dancing Goats® Espresso Bar (11 A.M. ish)
111 Market St. NE
Olympia, WA 98501
Saturday Hours :- 8am to 5pm
The Dancing Goats® Espresso Bar is located across the street from the Olympia Farmers Market and is modeled after the busy espresso bars of Italy. Stand at the marble counter and watch their highly trained baristas craft drinks of unsurpassed quality.

(3) Olympia Farmers Market (Noon - ish) - LUNCH
700 Capitol Way N[masked]http://olympiafarmersmarket.com/
Saturday Hours :- 10 AM - 3 PM.
Possible snack spot - has several food stands (Indian, Mexican, Italian, Japanese….)

(4) Bar Francis - (Optional and time permitting at around 1 P.M.)
414 1/2 Legion Way
Olympia, WA 98501
Saturday Hours :- 8 AM - 3 PM

(5) Olympia Coffee Roasting Company (2 PM ish)
108 Cherry St
Olympia, WA 98501
Saturday Hours :- 8 AM - 5 PM

(6) Mud Bay Coffee Co - (optional at around 3 PMish and time permitting)
1600 Cooper Point Rd SW
Ste 630
Olympia, WA 98502
Saturday Hours :- 7am to 6 pm
(This coffee place may not be walkable and we may have to drive to and from this coffee shop)

OPTIONAL END OF DAY VISITS (depending upon the general interest of the attendees):-
(7) Yashiro Japanese Garden - (4 PM ish)
1010 Plum St
Olympia, WA 98501
(Open till dusk)

(8) Burial Grounds - (5 PM ish)
406 Washington St SE
Olympia, WA 98501
Satuday Hours :- 10 AM - 12 AM

(9) Head back to Seattle with dinner on the way back.