Planning ahead for events beyond Seattle
Chamber Music Festival, June 5-28, Walla Walla. wwcmf.org/2014/home.html.
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Vancouver USA Marathon, June 13-15, Vancouver. vancouverusamarathon.com.
Sacajawea Blue Grass Festival & Dutch Rendezvous, June 13-15, Pasco. mctama.org/sacajawea-bluegrass-festival.
Beach to Chowder Run, June 14, Long Beach. beachtochowder.com.
Flag Day Parade, June 14, Ocean Shores. oceanshoresact.com.
Wenatchee River Bluegrass Festival, June 20-22, Wenatchee. cashmerecoffeehouse.com/wrbfest.htm.
Gorge Blues & Brews Festival, June 20-21, Stevenson. gorgebluesandbrews.com.
Friday Harbor Art Market, Fridays June 20-Aug. 29, Friday Harbor. 360-472-0216.
Sand and Sawdust Festival, June 27-29, Ocean Shores. oceanshoresact.com.
Taste of Tacoma, June 27-29, Tacoma. tasteoftacoma.com/.
Doggie Olympic Games, June 27-28, Long Beach. doggieolympicgames.com.
Cheese Days, July 11-13, Toledo. toledolionsclub.org/cheesedays.html.
Pend Oreille Valley Lavender Festival, July 12-13, Pend Oreille. povlavenderfestival.com.
Darrington Bluegrass Festival, July 18-20, Darrington. darringtonbluegrass.com.
Columbia River Gorge Bluegrass Festival, July 24-27, Stevenson. columbiagorgebluegrass.net.
Aquafest, July 25-27, Lake Stevens. aquafest.org.
Mount St. Helens Bluegrass Festival, Aug. 8-10, Toledo. washingtonbluegrassassociation.org.
Newport Celtic Festival and Highland Games, June 13-15, Newport. 541-574-936 or ncfhg.com.
Festival of Balloons, June 20-22, Tigard. 503-612-8213 or tigardballoon.org.
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.
Umpqua Valley Summer Arts Festival, June 27-29, Roseburg. 541-672-2532 or uvarts.com.
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.
Elgin Stampede, July 10-13, Elgin. 541-963-2136 or elginstampede.com.
Marion County Fair, July 10-13, Salem. 503-585-9998 or co.marion.or.us/CS/Fair.
Oregon Lavender Festival, July 11-13, Vida. oregonlavenderdestinations.com.
Idaho Shakespeare Festival, through Sept. 28, Boise. 208-429-9908 or idahoshakespeare.org.
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.
Lapwai Days, July 5-12, Lapwai. 208-843-2212 or cityoflapwai.com/lapwai-days.
Coeur d’Alene Garden Tour, July 13, Coeur d’Alene. cdagardenclub.com.
Mountain Music Festival, July 19, Sandpoint. schweitzer.com.
SummerFest, July 20-26, McCall. mccallmusicsociety.org.
Steamfest, through Oct. 30, Penticton. 250-492-0403 or steamfest.ca.
City of Bhangra Festival, through June 7, Vancouver. vibc.org.
Cache Creek Graffiti Days, June 6-8, Cache Creek. 888-457-7661 or cachecreekvillage.com.
Gibsons Landing June Jazz Festival, June 20-22, Gibsons. coastjazz.com.
Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival, June 20-22, Vancouver. 604-688-2382 or dragonboatbc.ca.
Pemberton Music Festival, July 16-20, Vancouver. pembertonmusicfestival.com.
Washington, 800-544-1800 or
Oregon, 800-547-7842 or
Idaho, 800-635-7820 or visitid.org
British Columbia, 800-435-5622 or hellobc.com
Send listings at least a month in advance to email@example.com or mail to Travel Calendar, The Seattle Times, P.O. Box 70, Seattle, WA 98111.