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Coming up: events across the region
A long-range calendar of festivals and fun beyond Puget Sound
Dummy Downhill, March 30, Wenatchee (Mission Ridge). 509-663-6543 or missionridge.com.
Ho-Down Sho-Down BBQ & Brewfest, April 6, Wenatchee. www.missionridge.com.
Chelan Nouveau, April 20-21, 27-28, Lake Chelan. www.lakechelanwinevalley.com.
Spring Barrel Tasting, April 26-28, Yakima. 509-965-5201 or www.wineyakimavalley.org.
Tour de Lopez bicycle event, April 27. Lopez Island. 360-468-4664 or www.lopezisland.com.
Spring Barrel Tasting, May 18-19, Lake Chelan. www.lakechelanwinevalley.com.
CruiZin Chelan, June 7-8, Lake Chelan. www.cruzinchelan.com.
Washington State Capitol Tours, daily, Olympia. 360-586-8687 or ga.wa.gov/visitor/index.html.
Better Living Home Garden & Lifestyle Show, March 22-24, Portland, 503-880-3642 or www.betterlivingshow.org.
Hood River Blossom Time, April 12-28, Hood River. hoodriver.org.
Oregon Brewers Festival,
Tualatin River Bird Festival May 18, Sherwood, (503) 625-5944 or tualatinriverbirdfestival.org.
Festival of Balloons, June 21-23, Tigard, 503-612-8213 or www.tigardballoon.org.
Battle of the Bones, June 21-23, Central Point. www.battleofthebones.com.
Sun Valley Film Festival, March 14-17, Sun Valley. 208-928-7818 or www.sunvalleyfilmfestival.org.
Treefort Music Festival, March 21-24, Boise. 208-721-2887 or treefortmusicfest.com.
Dubois Grouse Days, April 26-27, Idaho Falls. 208-313-2730 or www.grousedays.org.
Boise Flower and Garden Show, March 22-24, Boise. 503-335-3336 or gardenshowboise.com
Upper Island Music Festival, through April 14, Nanaimo. 250-390-9192 or
Spark Festival, March 12-17, Victoria. www.belfry.bc.ca.
Sea to Sky Nordic Festival, March 15-30, Whistler. www.whistler.com.
Victoria Harbour Boat Show, April 18-21, Victoria. 604-683-2628
Rotary Okanagan International Children’s Festival, May 23-25, Penticton. 250-493-8800 or www.okchildrensfest.com.
Washington, 866-964-8913, Ext. 3249, or experiencewa.com
Oregon, 800-547-7842 or traveloregon.com
Idaho, 800-635-7820 or visitid.org
British Columbia, 800-435-5622 or hellobc.com
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