Planning ahead for events beyond Seattle

Washington

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

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

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

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

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

Darrington Bluegrass Festival, July 18-20, Darrington. darringtonbluegrass.com.

Oregon

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.

World Beat Festival, June 28-29, Salem, 503-581-2004 or worldbeatfestival.org.

Idaho

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

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

British Columbia

Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival, June 20-22, Vancouver. 604-688-2382 or dragonboatbc.ca.

Pemberton Music Festival, July 16-20, Pemberton. pembertonmusicfestival.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.