Road Trips

January 13, 2012 11:00 PM
WHERE: Long Beach, Washington. WHY: For the Asian New Year Celebration at the World Kite Museum (303 Sid Snyder Drive; 360.642.4020;...
December 6, 2011 12:15 AM
WHERE: Eugene, Oregon, for the seventh annual Oregon Truffle Festival WHY: The fancy fungus festivities include a truffle recipe contest,...
November 21, 2011 10:00 PM
WHERE: La Conner, Washington, for Swinomish Yacht Club’s decades-old annual Lighted Boat Parade (12/10; 6:30 p.m.; free; swinomishyachtclub...
October 20, 2011 7:40 PM
While ours is a more muted display compared to New England, there’s plenty for the whole family to see here in the Northwest, including...
October 17, 2011 3:55 PM
WHERE: Western Washington Fairgrounds in Puyallup, Washington. WHY: For the 31st annual Northwest Wood Carvers Association show and sale (...
October 17, 2011 3:50 PM
Ski bunnies and snowboarders, prepare to be totally stoked: This month marks the opening of Crystal Mountain Ski Resort, where the new Mt....
September 16, 2011 3:44 PM
WHERE: Northwind Arts Center in Port Townsend WHY: To see the “(so) Much (too) Little” group exhibition (through 10/31; 2409 Jefferson St...
August 9, 2011 5:33 PM
WHERE: Vancouver, British Columbia, for the 22nd annual Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival (through 9/24; 1695 Whyte Ave., in Vanier...
July 20, 2011 4:24 PM
WHERE: Winthrop, Washington, in the Methow Valley. WHY: For the BIG NORTH CASCADES OLDTIME FIDDLERS CONTEST (8/27. $15; kids younger than...
March 17, 2011 3:17 AM
WHERE: The Clinton Street Theater in Portland for the ninth annual FILMED BY BIKE FILM FESTIVAL (4/15–4/17; $8–$10; 2522 SE Clinton St.;...
Pacific Rim Whale Festival Tofino Vancover Island BC
February 4, 2011 8:22 PM
WHERE: Tofino, Vancouver Island, B.C., for the 25th Annual Pacific Rim Whale Festival (3/19–3/27; pacificrimwhalefestival.com). WHY: Live...
Enumclaw
January 13, 2011 6:57 PM
Where Enumclaw for the third annual Wine and Chocolate Festival (2/4–2/5; Enumclaw Expo Center, 45224 284th Ave. SE;...
January 1, 1970 12:33 AM
WHY: To dine at two new gourmet restaurants helmed by famous foodies. Lisa Nakamura, former chef at The Herbfarm, is taking a seasonal...