Planning ahead for events beyond Seattle


Tour De Lopez, April 26, Lopez Island.

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Washington Comedy Festival, April 26, Wenatchee.

Bloomsday, May 4, Spokane.

Maifest, May 10, Leavenworth.

Balloon Stampede, May 9-11, Walla Walla.

Cider and Mead Festival, May 10, Village Green, Eastsound.

Penn Cove Water Festival, May 10, Coupeville. 360-682-5250 or

Spokane Lilac Festival, May 10-17, Spokane.

Sacajawea Bluegrass Festival and Dutch Oven Rendezvous, June 13-15, Pasco.


Astoria-Warrenton Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival, April 25-27, Astoria. 800-875-6807 or

Oregon Garden Brewfest, April 25-27, Silverton. 503-874-8100 or

America’s Wild Rivers Coast Wine and Music Festival, May 9-10, Gold Beach. 541-247-0923 or


Spring Jam Bluegrass Festival, May 15-18, Kamiah. 208-935-2290 or

Idaho Shakespeare Festival, May 30-Sept. 28, Boise. 208-429-9908 or

British Columbia

Okanagan Spring Wine Festival, May 1-11, Kelowna.

Tofino Shorebird Festival, May 2-4, Tofino. 250-725-2560 or

Squamish Culture and Heritage Festival, May 2-3, Squamish.

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