Welcome to our 2012 roundup of warm-weather fun. Find monthly calendars of favorite local events, our critics' "best bets" for summer entertainment and plenty of ideas for Northwest travel and recreation.
KEN LAMBERT / THE SEATTLE TIMES
Cyclists depart Lopez Island to island-hop via the inter-island ferry.
Best bets from our arts writers
Rae Bohn, 55, flies a rokkaku, a traditional six-sided Japanese fighting kite on the Long Beach Peninsula.
More ideas from our archive
Hikers look out at Samish Bay and distant Samish Island from Oyster Dome on Blanchard Mountain.