Planning ahead for events beyond Seattle


Chamber Music Festival, through June 28, Walla Walla.

Friday Harbor Art Market, Fridays through Aug. 29, Friday Harbor. 360-472-0216.

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Taste of Tacoma, June 27-29, Tacoma.

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

Doggie Olympic Games, June 27-28, Long Beach.

Cheese Days, July 11-13, Toledo.

Pend Oreille Valley Lavender Festival, July 12-13, Pend Oreille.

Darrington Bluegrass Festival, July 18-20, Darrington.


Umpqua Valley Summer Arts Festival, June 27-29, Roseburg. 541-672-2532 or

Clamboree, June 28, Coos Bay. 541-888-4477 or

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

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

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

Marion County Fair, July 10-13, Salem. 503-585-9998 or

Thunderegg Days & Festival, July 10-12, Nyssa. 541-372-3091 or


Lapwai Days, July 5-12, Lapwai. 208-843-2212 or

Coeur d’Alene Garden Tour, July 13, Coeur d’Alene.

Mountain Music Festival, July 19, Sandpoint.

SummerFest, July 20-26, McCall.

The Festival at Sandpoint, Aug. 1-11, Sandpoint. 888-265-4554 or

Blues, Brews & BBQ’s Festival, Aug. 2, Salmon. 208-756-2987 or