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UPCOMING FOOODIE EVENTS IN NW? [moved from Not About Food]

I'm looking for some foodie festivals/good outdoor markets/foodie events in the Northwest. Can anyone help me locate a few within the next couple months? Thanks ahead of time!
TheRook

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  1. http://www.portlandfarmersmarket.org/
    Portland Farmers' Market would be a great place to start!

    1. Next month is the annual Shrimp Fest in Brinnon, WA. (Memorial Weekend)http://www.emeraldtowns.org/shrimpfes...
      And, in Seattle is the Folklife fest: http://www.nwfolklife.org

      1. The Seattle cheese festival (May 18-20) has been mentioned on this board before, but it's worth bringing up again.

        http://www.seattlecheesefestival.com/

        1. http://www.auctionofwashingtonwines.org/ Awesome winemaker dinners prepared by top chefs in Seattle

          1. RC, The annual Oyster Festival in Shelton is usually the first weekend in October. If you love Oysters, it's a must.

            1. Next week-4/27-29- is "A Taste of Ashland". Lots of bites of food and nips of wines from lots of places, local and not so local. Tons of fun. C'mon down.
              http://www.atasteofashland.com/tastee...

              1. It is a bit spendy but the International pinot Noir Celebration in McMinnville at the end of July is always a great time. http://www.ipnc.org/

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                1. re: Charles

                  Are there any events where I could volunteer at?

                  1. re: rookcook1

                    I'm not sure if it's too late to volunteer, but how about Taste of the Nation in Portland on Monday, April 30th?
                    http://www.portlandtaste.org/voluntee...

                    1. re: rookcook1

                      Portland Farmers' Market often has special events. They welcome volunteers.