Planning ahead for events beyond Seattle

Washington

Bite of Orcas, May 24, Orcas Island. visitsanjuans.com.

San Juan Island Artists’ Studio Tour, May 31-June 1, Friday Harbor. sanjuanislandartists.com.

Chamber Music Festival, June 5-28, Walla Walla. wwcmf.org/2014/home.html.

Vancouver USA Marathon, June 13-15, Vancouver. vancouverusamarathon.com.



Sacajawea Blue Grass Festival & Dutch Rendezvous, June 13-15, Pasco. mctama.org/sacajawea-bluegrass-festival.

Flag Day Parade, June 14, Ocean Shores. oceanshoresact.com.

Beach to Chowder Run, June 14, Long Beach. beachtochowder.com.

Gorge Blues & Brews Festival, June 20-21, Stevenson. gorgebluesandbrews.com.



Wenatchee River Bluegrass Festival, June 20-22, Wenatchee. cashmerecoffeehouse.com/wrbfest.htm


Sand and Sawdust Festival, June 27-29, Ocean Shores. oceanshoresact.com.

Taste of Tacoma, June 27-29, Tacoma. tasteoftacoma.com.

Oregon

Hog Wild Days, May 30-June 1, Island City. 541-963-5017 or 541-963-8588.

Newport Celtic Festival and Highland Games, June 13-15, Newport. 541-574-936 or ncfhg.com.

Cannon Beach Sand Castle Contest, June 21, Cannon Beach. 503-436-2623.

Eastern Oregon Beer Festival, June 21, La Grande. 541-963-1223 or eobeerfest.org.

Lincoln City Summer Kite Festival, June 28-20, Lincoln City. 800-452-2151 or oregoncoast.org

Elgin Stampede, July 10-13, Elgin. 541-963-2136 or elginstampede.com


Idaho

Weippe Camas Festival, May 23-24, Weippe. 208-435-4058.

Port-Neuf Muzzleloaders Mountain Man Rendezvous, May 30-June 1, McCammon. 208-237-4475 or portneufmuzzleloaders.com.

Mountain Brewers Beer Fest, June 7, Firth. 208-346-6870 or mbbf.org.

Big Water Blowout River Festival, June 7, Riggins. 800-992-3484 or bigwaterblowout.com.

Emmett Cherry Festival, June 11-14, Emmett. emmettidaho.com.

National Oldtime Fiddlers Contest and Festival, June 16-21, Weiser. fiddlecontest.org.

Boise Music Festival, June 28, Boise. boisemusicfestival.com.

Send listings at least a month in advance to travelcalendar@seattletimes.com or mail to Travel Calendar, The Seattle Times, P.O. Box 70, Seattle, WA 98111.