A regional roundup of festivals and celebrations in coming days and months.

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Events beyond Seattle


Penn Cove MusselFest, March 12-13, Coupeville. thepenncovemusselsfestival.com.

Irish Brewfest, March 17-19, Vancouver. 425-698-3236 or facebook.com/irishbrewfest.

NCAA Division One Men’s Basketball Championships, March 18-20, Spokane. spokanearena.com/ncaa.

St. Paddle’s Day, March 19-20, Union. alderbrookresort.com.

Badger Mountain Challenge, March 25-26, Richland. badgermountainchallenge.com.

Shakespeare Festival, March 30-April 3, Orcas Island. orcasislandchamber.com.


Garibaldi Crab Races, March 12-13, Garibaldi. visitgaribaldi.com.

Cider Rite of Spring, March 19, Portland. nwcider.com.

Northwest Cherry Festival, April 22-24, The Dalles. 541-296-2231 or thedalleschamber.com.

Birding & Blues Festival, April 29-May 1, Pacific City. birdingandblues.org.

British Columbia

Pacific Rim Whale Festival, March 12-20, Tofino. pacificrimwhalefestival.com.

Fraser Valley Food Show, April 1-3, Abbotsford. fraservalleyfoodshow.com.

Whistler Cup, April 1-3, Whistler. 604-932-4644 or whistlercup.com.

World Ski & Snowboard Festival, April 8-17, Whistler. wssf.com.