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Friday, August 31, 2012 - Page updated at 01:30 p.m.


Summer Guide 2012

Summer Guide

Welcome to our 2012 roundup of warm-weather fun. Find monthly calendars of favorite local events, our critics' "best bets" for summer entertainment and plenty of ideas for Northwest travel and recreation.

Cyclists depart Lopez Island to island-hop via the inter-island ferry.

KEN LAMBERT / THE SEATTLE TIMES

The laid-back pleasures of Lopez Island

Cyclists depart Lopez Island to island-hop via the inter-island ferry.


Best bets from our arts writers

My best bets of summer: Michael Upchurch, arts writer

My best bets of summer: Misha Berson, theater critic

My best bets of summer: Paul de Barros, jazz critic


Recreation

Rae Bohn, 55, flies a rokkaku, a traditional six-sided Japanese fighting kite on the Long Beach Peninsula.

Enlarge this photoTAN VINH

Rae Bohn, 55, flies a rokkaku, a traditional six-sided Japanese fighting kite on the Long Beach Peninsula.


More ideas from our archive

Hikers look out at Samish Bay and distant Samish Island from Oyster Dome on Blanchard Mountain.

Enlarge this photo KAREN SYKES

Hikers look out at Samish Bay and distant Samish Island from Oyster Dome on Blanchard Mountain.


Seattle Guide

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Artlandia: A cultural getaway in Portland

Washington Guide

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