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Coming up: events across the region
A long-range calendar of festivals and fun beyond Seattle
Trout Lake Festival of the Arts, July 13-14, Trout Lake. 509-395-2617 or troutlakefestivalofthearts. com.
Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival, July 19-21, Winthrop, Okanogan County. winthropbluesfestival.org.
Darrington Bluegrass Festival, July 19-21, Darrington. darringtonbluegrass.com.
Sequim Lavender Weekend, July 19-21, Sequim. visitsunnysequim.com
Summer Arts Fair and Lavender Festival, July 20-21, San Juan Island. 866-819-1911 or pelindabalavender.com.
Allyn Geoduck Gallup, July 21, Allyn. beta.active.com/allyn-wa-wa/running/2nd-annual-allyn-geoduck-gallup-2013.
Three Days of Aloha Hawaiian Festival, July 25-27, Vancouver, Wash. hawaiianfestivalpnw.com
Columbia Gorge Bluegrass Festival, July 25-28, Stevenson, Skamania County, columbiagorgebluegrass.net
Columbia River Concours d’Elegance and Car Show, Aug. 4, Vancouver, Wash. columbiariverconcours.com
Morton Loggers Jubilee, Aug. 8-11, Morton, Lewis County. loggersjubilee.com
Washington State Capitol Tours, daily, Olympia. 360-586-8687 or des.wa.gov .
Oregon Country Fair, July 12-14, Veneta. oregoncountryfair.org.
Southern Oregon Kite Festival, July 20-21, Brookings. southernoregonkitefestival.com
Hood River County Fair, July 24-27, Odell. hoodriverfair.org.
Oregon Brewers Festival, July 24-28, Portland. oregonbrewfest.com.
Van Gogh Days, Aug. 3-4, Hood River. 800-548-2243 or rasmussenfarms.com.
Marsh Valley Pioneer Days Rodeo, July 12-13, McAmmon. visitidaho.org.
Classic Wooden Boat Festival, July 12-14, Sandpoint. visitidaho.org.
4 Summit Challenge, July 27, Cascade. 208-630-4493 or visitidaho.org .
1860 Days Celebration, Aug. 2-4, Pierce. 208-435-4406 or pierce-weippechamber.com.
Sun Valley Center Arts & Crafts Festival, Aug. 9-11, Ketchum. 208-726-9491 or sunvalleycenter.org/events/arts-a-crafts-festival.html.
Festival Mexicano, July 12-14, Victoria. 250-380-1280 or 1415broad.ca/portal.
Halfmoon Bay Country Fair, July 12-14, Half Moon Bay. 604-740-5909 or
Summerlude Festival & Lake Regatta, uly 17-20, Invermere. 250-342-2844 or hellobc.com.
Vancouver Folk Music Festival, July 19-21, Vancouver. thefestival.bc.ca.
Victoria International Buskers Festival, July 19-28, Victoria. 250-590-8709 or victoriabuskers.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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