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<p>Belly dancers perform a variety of songs to wow the crowd.</p>Buy Photo

Belly dancers perform a variety of songs to wow the crowd.

<p>Grays Harbor County Fair features everything from animals to carnival rides.</p>Buy Photo

Grays Harbor County Fair features everything from animals to carnival rides.

<p>Montesano&#8217;s Festival of Lights features a grand parade at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8.</p>Buy Photo

Montesano’s Festival of Lights features a grand parade at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8.

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Even pets have a chance to be a part of Elma’s Buckaroo Days.

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A long list of wine vendors from around the state are on hand to pour samples to festival goers at Elma’s Wine and Seafood Festival.

June 2012

Aberdeen

Saturday, June 30

• Ventures performance. 6 p.m. D&R Theatre, 205 S. I Street. $20-55. dandrtheater.com.

Grays Harbor Area

Miscellaneous

• Rainforest walks with Mary O’Neil. 10 a.m. to noon and 1:30-3:30 p.m. every Friday-Sunday. Meet in the Lake Quinault Lodge lobby, 345 South Shore Road in Quinault. Free.

Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds

Saturday, June 23

• Racing with 360 sprints, USAC midgets, hobby stocks and hornets. graysharborraceway.com.

Saturday, June 30

• Racing with 360 sprints, USRA modifieds, hobby stocks and hornets. graysharborraceway.com.

Tuesday, June 26

• Shriners’ Circus. 4 and 7 p.m. $10 for children and $15 for adults.

Ocean Shores

Friday-Sunday, June 29-July 1

• Five Star Dealerships Sand and Sawdust Festival with sand sculpting and chainsaw contests. Register noon to 6 p.m. Friday at the Ocean Shores Convention Center, 120 N.W. Chance a La Mer. Sand sculpting will take place at the beach and the chainsaw competitions at the center. oceanshoresact.com.

Tokeland

Saturday, June 30

• Fourth of July parade. 11 a.m. Begins at the Tokeland Marina and ends at the Tokeland Hotel. A picnic will be offered on the hotel grounds with games and music.

Westport

Through Sept. 30

• Westport Charter Association Derby with daily cash prizes.

July

Aberdeen

Friday-Saturday, July 6-7

• “Catfish Moon” play presented by the Driftwood Theatre. 7:30 p.m. Driftwood Theatre, 120 E. Third St. $13.

Friday-Saturday, July 13-14

• “Catfish Moon” play presented by the Driftwood Theatre. 7:30 p.m. Driftwood Theatre, 120 E. Third St. $13.

Saturday, July 14

• Blistered Earth, Metallica tribute band. 7 p.m. D&R Theatre, 205 S. I Street. $20-55. dandrtheater.com.

Thursday-Sunday, July 19-22

• “Legally Blonde” musical performance. 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Bishop Center at Grays Harbor College, 1620 Edward P. Smith Drive. $17 per adult, $15 per senior, $10 per student and $8 per child 12 and under. (360) 538-4066.

Friday-Saturday, July 20-21

• “Catfish Moon” play presented by the Driftwood Theatre. 7:30 p.m. Driftwood Theatre, 120 E. Third St. $13.

Saturday, July 21

• Herman Hermits. 7 p.m. D&R Theatre, 205 S. I Street. $20-55. dandrtheater.com.

Friday-Saturday, July 27-28

• “Catfish Moon” play presented by the Driftwood Theatre. 7:30 p.m. Driftwood Theatre, 120 E. Third St. $13.

Elma

Friday-Saturday, July 20-21

• City-wide garage sale.

Grayland

Friday-Sunday, July 13-15

• Westport Windriders Kite Festival.

Grays Harbor Area

Wednesday, July 4

• Lake Quinault Lodge Fourth of July celebration. Family games on the front lawn at 1 p.m., native salmon bake at 4 p.m. and native storytelling and s’mores on the beach at 7 p.m. Free. Lake Quinault Lodge, 345 South Shore Road in Quinault.

Miscellaneous

• Rainforest walks with Mary O’Neil. 10 a.m. to noon and 1:30-3:30 p.m. every Friday-Sunday. Meet in the Lake Quinault Lodge lobby, 345 South Shore Road in Quinault. Free.

Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds

Saturday, July 7

• Mid-season championship and Fourth of July Spectacular racing with 360 sprints, USRA modifieds, USAC midgets, hobby stocks and hornets. graysharborraceway.com.

Saturday-Sunday, July 7-8

• Antique Tractor Pull & Engine Show. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Saturday, July 14

• Pepsi sampling night of racing with dirt car super late models, USRA modifieds, hobby stocks and hornets. graysharborraceway.com.

Friday-Saturday, July 20-21

• Speedweek finals of racing, ASCS 360 Nationals with DAA extreme late models. graysharborraceway.com.

Friday-Saturday, July 27-28

• Annual Shipwreck Beads Modified Nationals racing with USRA modifieds. graysharborraceway.com.

Hoquiam

Saturday, July 7

• Hot Rod Rally Fun Run. Registration at 9 a.m., races at 10 a.m. Eighth Street Landing. $5 ($15 with T-shirt). cityofhoquiam.com

Saturday, July 21

• Riverfest, featuring a street fair, entertainment and games. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Levy and Eighth streets.

cityofhoquiam.com.

Friday-Sunday, July 27-29

• Cinderella (The Enchanted Edition) performance. 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. 7th Street Theatre, 313 Seventh St. www.7thstreettheatre.com.

Grayland

Friday-Sunday, July 13-15

• Windriders Kite Festival with competitions, demonstrations, games and more. On the beach. 12 p.m. Friday. 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. westportwindriders.org

McCleary

Friday-Sunday, July 13-15

• Bear Festival featuring a parade, vendors, bear stew and more. Downtown McCleary.

Saturday, July 14

• Rods-N-Rides car show. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (registration at 8:30 a.m.). Downtown McCleary. $10 registration. mcclearychamber.com.

Montesano

Saturday, July 21

• Historic Montesano Car Show and Summer Festival. Throughout downtown Montesano.

Oakville

Saturday, July 7

• Independence Day Parade. 11 a.m. Downtown Oakville.

Ocean City

Wednesday, July 4

• Fire O’er The Water, a fireworks show on the beach.

Ocean Shores

Saturday-Sunday, July 14-15

• Annual Big Weekend Tri & Foot Fest. Begins and ends at North Bay Park, corner of Albatross and Chance a La Mer Ave., by the airport. trifreaks.com/ocean-shores-big-weekend-tri-foot-fest

Thursday-Sunday, July 26-29

• Sun and Surf, a motorcycle event featuring a bonfire, fireworks parades, stunt riders and vendors. Ocean Shores Convention Center, 120 N.W. Chance a La Mer Ave. www.sunandsurfevent.com.

Tokeland

Sunday, July 1

• Trek Across Tokeland. Dependant on tides.

Saturday-Sunday, July 28-29

• Tokeland Wood Fest, featuring chainsaw carving, wood art show and sale, live music and food. 10 a.m. each day. Tokeland Marina.

Westport

Through Sept. 30

• Westport Charter Association Derby with daily cash prizes.

Wednesday, July 4

• Martime Museum’s Ol’ Fashioned Fourth with crafts, music and food. Westport Maritime Museum, 2201 Westhaven Drive in Westport.

Saturday-Sunday, July 21-22

• Eastside Street Rods Show and Shine with a poker run, parade and show. (800) 345-6223.

Saturday, July 28

• Elk River boat challenge — a 7 mile human-powered boat race. 1 p.m. Elk River Estuary. (360) 268-9712.

August

Aberdeen

Friday, Aug. 3

• Uncle Kracker concert. 7 p.m. D&R Theatre, 205 S. I Street. $20-55. dandrtheater.com.

Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 4-5

• Bow Hunters Dreams marked 3-D shoot. Saturday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m. shotgun start. Grays Harbor Bowmen’s club, 902 Highway 105 (seven miles southwest of Aberdeen). Lunch available for purchase both days, camping available at the range; (360) 533-4698 or wa-archery@live.com. Youth rates and family discounts available. Those who shoot both days will be eligible for trophies based on total score.

Saturday, Aug. 18

• Trace Atkins performance. 7 p.m. D&R Theatre, 205 S. I Street. $20-55. dandrtheater.com.

Elma

Friday-Saturday, Aug. 3-4

• Heat on the Street. Cruise-in from 6-8 p.m. Friday, show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Edward Jones parking lot, 305 W. Waldrip St.

Saturday, Aug. 18

• Christmas in August — girls day out. Microtel Inn & Suites, 800 E. Main St.

Grays Harbor Area

Miscellaneous

• Rainforest walks with Mary O’Neil. 10 a.m. to noon and 1:30-3:30 p.m. every Friday-Sunday. Meet in the Lake Quinault Lodge lobby, 345 South Shore Road in Quinault. Free.

• “Fish in the Trees” with Ranger Lisa, featuring songs and exploration around the campfire. 8 p.m. each Friday. Lake Quinault Lodge, 345 South Shore Road in Quinault. S’more fixings available for purchase or guests can bring their own.

GH County Fairgrounds

Saturday, Aug. 4

• Racing featuring 360 sprints, USRA modifieds, hobby stocks, hornets. (Ladies given free admittance). graysharborraceway.com.

Wednesday-Sunday, Aug. 8-12

• County Fair. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m Sunday (carnival opens at noon each day except Sunday, when it opens at 11 a.m.).

Saturday, Aug. 11

• Racing featuring 360 sprints, hobby stocks and hornets. graysharborraceway.com.

Saturday, Aug. 18

• Cut Rate Auto Parts night racing featuring 360 sprints, USRA modifieds, hobby stocks and hornets.

graysharborraceway.com.

Saturday, Aug. 25

• Pepsi Sponsor night, Open Wheel Showdown, racing with 360 sprints, USRA modifieds and USAC midgets. graysharborraceway.com.

Wednesday, Aug. 29

• Lucky Eagle Night, World of Outlaws, racing with NWWT sprints. graysharborraceway.com.

Hoquiam

Saturday, Aug. 25

• Marathon movie event. Noon to midnight. 7th Street Theatre, 313 Seventh St. www.7thstreettheatre.com.

Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 25-26

• Seventh annual On Track Art Festival. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Eighth and Levy streets.

Grayland

Friday-Sunday, Aug. 17-19

• Jet ski competition. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Just north of the Grayland Beach Road beach approach. Free. www.facebook.com/events/241076172658158/.

Montesano

Tuesday, Aug. 7

• National Night Out with City of Montesano fire and police staff distributing safety information and Montesano service clubs providing free ice cream and hot dogs. 6-8 p.m. Fleet Park, corner of First and Pioneer streets. (360) 249-1031.

Ocean Shores

Saturday, Aug. 4

• Making Waves Wine & Wearable Art Festival. 1-6 p.m. Ocean Shores Convention Center, 120 N.W. Chance a La Mer Ave. $10 per person.

Thursday-Sunday, Aug. 16-19

• Northwest Fellowship of the Spirit, a convention for members of Alcoholics and Al-Anon family groups. Ocean Shores Convention Center, 120 N.W. Chance a La Mer Ave. $85 for all events, admission only is $45. www.nfots.org.

Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 18-19

• Fun Fly kite festival. 10 a.m. Saturday. Chance a La Mer beach approach. www.oceanshoreskites.com.

• Body & Soul Festival, a holistic lifestyle event. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Ocean Shores Lions Club, 832 Ocean Shores Blvd. $3 day or $5 for weekend pass (all classes included).

Westport

Through Sept. 30

• Westport Charter Association Derby with daily cash prizes.

Friday-Saturday, Aug. 10-11

• Fourth annual Washington Tuna Classic. Proceeds benefit Northwest Harvest, Wounded Warrior Project and Disabled American Veterans. (206) 218-6785.

Saturday, Aug. 11

• Seventh annual run/walk for the light. Register 8:30 a.m., race at 10 a.m. Proceeds benefits the Westport-South Beach Historical Society. www.maritimemuseum-ghlighthouse.org/R4TLindex.html.

Saturday, Aug. 18

• ‘Vettes in the Vineyard, a corvette show. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Westport Winery, 1 South Arbor Road, halfway between Aberdeen and Westport.

Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 18-19

• Westport Art Festival, a juried show of fine arts and crafts. Westport Maritime Museum grounds, 2201 Westhaven Drive. www.westportartfestival.org.

September

Aberdeen

Saturday, Sept. 8

• Fab Four, a Beatles tribute band. 7 p.m. D&R Theatre, 205 S. I Street. $20-55. dandrtheater.com.

Friday, Sept. 28

• Craig Morgan concert. 7 p.m. D&R Theatre, 205 S. I Street. $20-55. dandrtheater.com.

Elma

Saturday, Sept. 22

• Buckaroo Days festival and parade.

Grays Harbor Area

Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 15-16

• Forty-first annual Operation Shore Patrol, beach cleanup sponsored by the State 4x4 Association. operationshorepatrol.com.

• Thirty Miles of Junque, a garage sale extravaganza from Tokeland to Westport and Ocosta.

Saturday, Sept. 29

• “Fee Free Day — Public Lands Day,” offered by the National Park Service.

Miscellaneous

• Rainforest walks with Mary O’Neil. 10 a.m. to noon and 1:30-3:30 p.m. every Friday-Sunday. Meet in the Lake Quinault Lodge lobby, 345 South Shore Road in Quinault. Free.

GH County Fairgrounds

Saturday, Sept. 1

• Rolling Thunder Big Rigs racing with hornets. graysharborraceway.com.

Saturday, Sept. 8

• Racing with 360 sprints, USRA modifieds and USAC mdigets. graysharborraceway.com.

Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 8-9

• Grays Harbor Mounted Posse team gaming. 9 a.m. each day.

Saturday, Sept. 15

• Racing with 360 sprints, hobby stocks and hornets. graysharborraceway.com.

Saturday, Sept. 22

• Racing with NWWT sprints, USRA modifieds, hobby stocks and hornets. graysharborraceway.com.

Saturday, Sept. 29

• Racing season championship with 360 sprints, USRA modifieds, USAC midgets, hobby stocks and hornets. graysharborraceway.com.

Grayland

Saturday, Sept. 15

• Tokeland art show and wine tasting. 4-8 p.m. Grayland Community Hall, 2071 Cranberry Road in Grayland. (360) 267-1036.

Hoquiam

Saturday, Sept. 1

• Scot Bruce, tribute to the King, to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. 7-9 p.m. 7th Street Theatre, 313 Seventh St. www.7thstreettheatre.com. Tickets available at Fusions Art Gallery in Ocean Shores.

Saturday, Sept. 8

• Loggers Playday featuring a street fair, parade and logging show. Vendor fair, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Elks Lodge grand parade noon, loggers show 6 p.m. at the Olympic Stadium, 101 28th St. cityofhoquiam.com.

• Reynvaan Run. Registration at 8 a.m., race at 9 a.m. Hoquiam High School Track, 501 W. Emerson St. $5 ($15 with T-shirt). cityofhoquiam.com.

Friday-Saturday, Sept. 21-22

• “The Big Lebowski” film starring Jeff Bridges and John Goodman. 7:30 p.m. each night. 7th Street Theatre, 313 Seventh St. www.7thstreettheatre.com.

Montesano

Saturday, Sept. 15

• Lake Sylvia Fall Festival and art walk. 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lake Sylvia State Park, 1813 Lake Sylvia Road.

Oakville

Saturday, Sept. 8

• Zucchini Jubilee featuring a zucchini cook-off, “Kid & Kritter Parade,” music and a street fair. 10 a.m. Alfred “Al” J. Brant Municipal Park, corner of State and Main streets across from City Hall.

Ocean Shores

Saturday, Sept. 1

• Old Fashion Labor Day Picnic for all ages featuring contests, games, rides, food, vendors and more. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. North Bay Park, corner of Albatross and Chance a la Mer Avenue, by the airport. Free. oceanshoresact.com.

Friday-Sunday, Sept. 7-9

• Associated Arts of Ocean Shores arts and crafts festival, featuring 120 indoor and outdoor booths. Noon to 5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Ocean Shores Convention Center, 120 N.W. Chance a La Mer Ave. Free. www.associatedarts.org.

Friday-Sunday, Sept. 28-30

• Whale of a Quilt Show, a Sea-Gals Quilters show featuring an exhibit of handmade quilts, vendors, boutique, demonstrations and food. Free. Ocean Shores Convention Center, 120 N.W. Chance a La Mer Ave.

Pacific Beach

Saturday-Monday, Sept. 1-3

• Kelpers Festival and Shake Rat Rendezvous with a street dance, vendors and parades. “Kiddies” parade on noon Saturday, and adult parade, noon on Sunday. (360) 276-4727.

Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 8-9

• Up Your Wind Kite Festival. Pacific Beach State Park. (360) 276-8377.

Saturday, Sept. 15

• Sand castle contest and ducky race. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pacific Beach State Park at Joe Creek. (360) 276-4727.

Saturday, Sept. 29

• Northwest Quinault traditional salmon bake. 2-4 p.m. Seabrook town in Pacific Beach.

Tokeland

• Out of the Box art show and wine tasting. Show, noon to 4 p.m. and tasting 4-8 p.m. Tradewinds on the Bay Motel conference center, 4305 Pomeroy Lane in Tokeland.

Westport

Through Sept. 30

• Westport Charter Association Derby with daily cash prizes.

Saturday, Sept. 1

• Sixty-sixth annual seafood festival and craft show.

Friday-Sunday, Sept. 7-9

• Fourth annual Dock of the Bay Blues Festival. Begins at 6 p.m. Friday. westportblues.com.

Saturday, Sept. 8

• “Brady’s World Famous Oyster Feed,” to raise funds to benefit clean water and scholarships. Brady’s Oysters, 3714 Oyster Place E., just east of Westport.

Saturday, Sept. 15-Wednesday, Oct. 31.

• Boat Basin Salmon Derby. For rules, visit westportgrayland-chamber.org/pdfs/BoatBasinDerbyFINAL.pdf

Grays Harbor Area

Friday-Saturday, Sept. 14-15

• Operation Shore Patrol’s cleanup on local beaches, sponsored by the state 4x4 Association. operationshorepatrol.com.

October

Aberdeen

Saturday, Oct. 13

• Craicmore performance of contemporary traditional Celtic music. Bishop Center at Grays Harbor College, 1620 Edward P. Smith Drive. (360) 538-4066.

Thursday, Oct. 25

• Loretta Lynn concert. 7 p.m. D&R Theatre, 205 S. I Street. $20-55. dandrtheater.com.

Sunday, Oct. 28

• Kathy Mattea performance of country music and bluegrass. Bishop Center at Grays Harbor College, 1620 Edward P. Smith Drive. (360) 538-4066.

Elma

Wednesday, Oct. 31

• Downtown trick-or-treat. 3-6 p.m.

Grays Harbor Area

Thursday-Sunday, Oct. 4-7

• Lake Quinault photography workshop. Lake Quinault Lodge, 345 South Shore Road in Quinault. (360) 288-2900.

Friday-Sunday, Oct. 19-21

• Quinault Rainforest Mushroom Festival featuring lectures, guided field trips, displays, chainsaw art, games, vendors, cooking demonstrations and more. 6 p.m. Friday through noon Sunday. Lake Quinault Lodge, 345 South Shore Road in Quinault.

Thursday-Sunday, Oct. 25-28

• Ninth annual Celtic Music Festival, featuring more than 20 bands. Ocean Shores Convention Center, Galway Bay Irish Pub in Ocean Shores and 8th Street Ale House in Hoquiam. www.galwaybayevents.com.

Wednesday, Oct. 31

• “Trunker-or-Treat” for the community’s children to go car-to-car and trick-or-treat in the lodge’s parking lot. Evening. Lake Quinault Lodge, 345 South Shore Road in Quinault. Free.

GH County Fairgrounds

Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 6-7

• Indoor swap meet. 9 a.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday. Pavilion building.

• Pacific Rim Arabian horse show. 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day.

Friday-Sunday, Oct. 12-14

• Schafer Meadows Fiberfest. Noon to 6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 13-14

• Grays Harbor Mounted Posse gaming. 9 a.m. each day.

Saturday-Sunday. Oct. 20-21

• Top Dog Agility Trials. 7 a.m. each day.

Grayland

Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 13-14

• Cranberry Harvest Festival with bog tours, cranberry cook off and a firelight parade. Grayland Community Hall, 2071 Cranberry Road.

Sunday, Oct. 14

• Jog the bog and beach, featuring a 10 and 5K run/3K walk. 9 a.m. Grayland Community Hall, 2071 Cranberry Road.

Hoquiam

Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 13-14

• “Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein. 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. 7th Street Theatre, 313 Seventh St. www.7thstreettheatre.com.

Friday-Saturday, Oct. 26-27

• “Portergeist” starring JoBeth Williams. 7:30 p.m. each night. 7th Street Theatre, 313 Seventh St. www.7thstreettheatre.com.

Saturday, Oct. 27

• Haunted Hoquiam — downtown businesses to offer trick-or-treating for children. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. cityofhoquiam.com

• Haunted Hoquiam Fun Run. Register at 2 p.m., race at 3 p.m. Sunset Memorial Park. $5 fee ($15 with a T-shirt).

cityofhoquiam.com

Pacific Beach

Saturday, Oct. 27

• KXPB 89.1 Halloween party. Pacific Beach Resort and Conference Center. Tickets available at (360) 276-8377 or 276-0600

Westport

Sunday, Oct. 7

• “Crush Me, Squeeze Me, Make Me Wine,” wine festival, featuring live music, grape stomping, food and wine tasting. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Westport Winery, 1 South Arbor Road, halfway between Aberdeen and Westport.

November

Aberdeen

Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 2-3

• “A Year With Frog and Toad,” a musical presented by the Grays Harbor College drama department. Bishop Center at the college, 1620 Edward P. Smith Drive. (360) 538-4066.

Friday-Sunday, Nov. 9-11

• “A Year With Frog and Toad,” a musical presented by the Grays Harbor College drama department. Bishop Center at the college, 1620 Edward P. Smith Drive. (360) 538-4066.

Monday-Wednesday, Nov. 12-14

• Moscow Ballet performance of “The Nutcracker.” 7 p.m. each night. D&R Theatre, 205 S. I Street. $20-55. dandrtheater.com.

Grays Harbor Area

Saturday-Monday, Nov. 10-12

• “Fee Free Days — Veterans Day Weekend,” offered by the National Park service.

GH County Fairgrounds

Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 3-4

• Indoor swap meet. 9 a.m. Saturday. 10 a.m. Sunday. Pavilion building.

• Grays Harbor Mounted Posse gaming. 8 a.m. each day.

Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 10-11

• Rainier Dog agility competition. 8 a.m. each day.

Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 17-18

• Country Christmas Bazaar. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 24-25

• Grays Harbor Mounted Posse gaming. 8 a.m. each day.

Hoquiam

Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 3-4

• “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” starring Audrey Hepburn. 6:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. 7th Street Theatre, 313 Seventh St. www.7thstreettheatre.com.

Saturday, Nov. 17

• Turkey Trot Fun Run. Register at 9 a.m., race at 10 a.m. City Hall, 609 Eighth Street. $5 fee ($15 with a T-shirt). cityofhoquiam.com

Friday-Saturday, Nov. 23-24

• “The Polar Express” starring Tom Hanks. 7:30 p.m. each night. 7th Street Theatre, 313 Seventh St. www.7thstreettheatre.com.

Ocean Shores

Friday-Sunday, Nov. 23-25

• Winter Fanta-Sea craft show. Ocean Shores Convention Center, 120 N.W. Chance a La Mer Ave. Free admission. (360) 289-9586.

Westport

Friday-Sunday, Nov. 9-11

• Arts and crafts bazaar to benefit the Seattle Children’s Hospital. 2-7 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. Ocosta Rec Hall, 45 Ocosta Sixth St. (just before Westport).

December

GH County Fairgrounds

Saturday-Sunday, Dec. 1-2

• Indoor swap meet. 9 a.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. Sunday. Pavilion building.

Saturday-Sunday, Dec. 8-9

• Grays Harbor Mounted Posse gaming. 8 a.m. each day.

Saturday-Sunday, Dec. 15-16

• Timberland Valley Dog Show.

Friday-Sunday, Dec. 28-30

• Boston Terrier dog show. 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day.

Hoquiam

Saturday, Dec. 1

• “Elf” starring Will Ferrell. 7:30 p.m. 7th Street Theatre, 313 Seventh St. www.7thstreettheatre.com.

• Ho Ho Hoquiam run. Register at 9 a.m., race at 10 a.m. 7th Street Theatre, 313 Seventh St. $5 fee ($15 with T-shirt). cityofhoquiam.com.

Saturday, Dec. 15

• High Impact Dance Academy dance recital. 7th Street Theatre, 313 Seventh St. www.7thstreettheatre.com.

Montesano

Friday-Sunday, Dec. 7-9

• Festival of Lights. Parade at 6 p.m. Saturday. Downtown.

Oakville

Friday, Dec. 7

• Christmas tree lighting ceremony with carols and refreshments. 6 p.m. Post office, 114 Pine St.

Pacific Beach

Saturday, Dec. 8

• Gingerbread contest. Enter by 4 p.m. Judging at 6 p.m. Seabrook town in Pacific Beach.

Saturday, Dec. 15

• Gingerbread contest. Enter by 4 p.m. Judging at 6 p.m. Seabrook town in Pacific Beach.

Westport

Saturday, Dec. 1

• Santa By the Sea, with Santa and the Rusty Scupper pirates hosting pictures and a “kids only” store. Begins at 10:30 a.m. at the Westport Marina then to the Lens Building at the Westport Maritime Museum, 2201 Westhaven Drive. (360) 268-9133.

January 2013

Aberdeen

• Cirque Ziva show featuring traditional Chinese acrobatics, dance, costumes, ancient and contemporary music and modern theatrical talents. Bishop Center at Grays Harbor College, 1620 Edward P. Smith Dr. (360) 538-4066.

Elma

Saturday, Jan. 19

• Elma Chamber Wine & Seafood Festival. Satsop Business Park.

Hoquiam

Saturday, Jan. 5

• New Year’s Resolution run. Register at 9 a.m., race at 10 a.m. City Hall, 609 Eighth St. $5 fee ($15 with T-shirt). cityofhoquiam.com.

North Beach

Miscellaneous

• “Come Have a Ball” — beach comb for “planted” glass floats. Through March. (800) 286-4552.

February 2013

Hoquiam

Saturday, Feb. 9

• Run for Your Heart. Register at 9 a.m., race at 10 a.m. 7th Street Theatre, 313 Seventh St. $5 fee ($15 with T-shirt). cityofhoquiam.com.

Friday, Feb. 22

• Miss Grays Harbor Outstanding Teen. 7 p.m. 7th Street Theatre, 313 Seventh St. www.7thstreettheatre.com.

Saturday, Feb. 23

• Miss Grays Harbor. 7 p.m. 7th Street Theatre, 313 Seventh St. www.7thstreettheatre.com.

Ocean Shores

Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 9-10

• Antique and Collectible Show featuring seminars, expert evaluations and more than 80 booths. Ocean Shores Convention Center, 120 N.W. Chance a La Mer Ave. Nominal admittance fee.

Pacific Beach

Feb. 22-24, Friday-Sunday

• Annual Chocolate on the Beach Festival, featuring vendors, chocolate finger painting, trivia contest, raffles and more. Various locations including Pacific Beach Elementary School, the fire station and Pacific Beach Resort and Conference Center. $5 per adult, $1 per child under 13 (covers all venues and the entire weekend). (360) 276-0009.

North Beach

Miscellaneous

• “Come Have a Ball” — beachcomb for “planted” glass floats. Through March. (800) 286-4552.

March 2013

Aberdeen

Sunday, March 21

• Norman Foote, award-winning entertainer from Vancouver, B.C., to perform. Bishop Center at Grays Harbor College, 1620 Edward P. Smith Dr. (360) 538-4066.

TBA

• Beauty and the Beast performance. Bishop Center at Grays Harbor College, 1620 Edward P. Smith Drive. (360) 538-4066.

GH County Fairgrounds

TBA

• Indoor pro rodeo.

Grayland

Saturday-Sunday, March 16-17

• Annual Beachcombers Driftwood Show. Grayland Community Hall, 2071 Cranberry Road. graylandcommunityhall.org/driftwood-show.

Hoquiam

Sunday, March 17

• St. Paddy’s Day Run. Register at 9 a.m., race at 10 a.m. Eighth Street Landing. $5 fee ($15 with T-shirt). cityofhoquiam.com.

North Beach

Miscellaneous

• “Come Have a Ball” — beach comb for “planted” glass floats. Through the end of the month. (800) 286-4552.

Ocean Shores

Saturday-Sunday, March 2-3

• Annual Beachcombers Fun Fair, featuring exhibits, seminars, information booths and vendors. Ocean Shores Convention Center, 120 Chance a La Mer Ave. Nominal entrance fee. (360) 289-2451.

Saturday, March 23

• Razor Clam Festival, featuring a chowder contest, vendors, food booths, music and more. Ocean Shores Convention Center, 120 N.W. Chance a La Mer Ave. $3 per person.

Westport

Through May 30

• Gray whale watching. Boat excursions leave the Westport Marina. Reservations, (800) 345-6223.

April 2013

Aberdeen

Thursday, April 18

• “Patrick Garner’s History Alive: Thomas Edison.” Bishop Center at Grays Harbor College, 1620 Edward P. Smith Dr. (360) 538-4066.

Saturday, April 27

• “Dancing With Your Stars” featuring six Grays Harbor community leaders paired up with a professional dancer to learn a 90-second ballroom dance routine in one week. Bishop Center at Grays Harbor College, 1620 Edward P. Smith Dr. (360) 538-4066.

GH County Fairgrounds

TBA

• Rock and gem show.

GH Area

Sunday, April 21

• Coast Cleanup at a variety of beaches on the Washington coast. www.coastsavers.org

Hoquiam

Ocean Shores

Friday-Sunday, April 19-21

• Photo and Fine Arts Shows, featuring artists and photographers from all over the United States. Ocean Shores Convention Center, 120 Chance a La Mer Ave. N.W. (360) 289-2451.

Tokeland

Saturday, April 20

• Tokeland and North Cove art studio tour, featuring 20 local artists. (360) 267-2326.

Westport

Saturday, April 20

• World Class Crab Races and Crab Feed. Westport Marina.

Saturday, April 27

• Loyalty Day parade, sponsored by the VFW. Noon. Westport Maritime Museum, 2201 Westhaven Drive. (360) 268-7054.

May 2013

Hoquiam

Friday-Sunday, May 3-5

• Annual Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival to observe and celebrate the migration of tens of thousands of shorebirds that feed on the open mudflats in the estuary at Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge. www.shorebirdfestival.com.

Matlock

Saturday-Sunday, May 4-5

• Old Timers’ fair. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Mary M. Knight School, 2987 W. Matlock Brady Road. Free admission and parking.

Ocosta

Saturday, May 4

• Annual all-you-can-eat oyster feed. 3- 7 p.m. Ocosta Recreational Hall, 45 Ocosta Sixth St. (360) 648-2190.

Pacific Beach

Saturday-Monday

• Museum of the North Beach’s 12th annual garage sale. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Pacific Beach Resort (Navy Base), 108 First St. N. Proceeds benefit the museum’s operating costs for the year. (360) 276-4441 or kelly@moclips.org.

Westport

Saturday-Sunday, May 18-19

• Annual Cleanwater Classic surfing competition. www.cleanwaterclassic.com.

Sunday, May 26

• Annual blessing of the fleet, featuring a procession, blessing and Coast Guard rescue demonstration.

Monday, May 27

• VFW Memorial Ceremony. 11 a.m. Veterans Memorial Park, 421 E. Neddie Rose Dr.

June 2013

Ocean Shores

Saturday, June 8

• Flag Day Parade. Downtown. (360) 289-2451.

Westport

Friday-Sunday, June 21-23

• Rusty Scupper’s Pirate Daze festival. Free, www.rustyscupperpirates.com.•