SILVER CITY, N.M.
Silver City Blues Festival
When, where: May 28-30, Gough Park and other downtown venues
Highlights: For the 15th year, blues performers and fans converge for concerts and street dancing during this musical block party. Between the jam sessions, vendors sell artisan wares and ethnic foods.
Cost: Saturday and Sunday performances at Gough Park are free; other shows start at $12
Info: (888) 758-7289, http://www.mimbresarts.org
SUN VALLEY, IDAHO
Sun Valley Wellness Festival
When, where: May 28-30, Sun Valley Wellness Institute
Highlights: The 13th annual weekend of mind and body wellness brings together experts and practitioners. Jamie Lee Curtis will be the keynote speaker, and Grammy winner Colbie Caillat will perform.
Cost: Packages range from $75 to $275; workshops range from free to $299
Info: (208) 726-2777, http://www.sunvalleywellness.org
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY, CALIF.
Wine, Waves & Beyond: Central Coast Longboard Classic
When, where: June 3-6, venues from Pismo Beach to Morro Bay
Highlights: This first annual celebration features a screening of "180 Degrees South," beer, wine and food tastings, a five-course dinner prepared by chefs from five local resort restaurants, surf contests, an awards ceremony and after-party.
Cost: $10 for film screening; $35 for Barrel to Barrel event; see website for more prices. Proceeds benefit the Assn. of
805) 556-3306, http://www.winewavesandbeyond.com
Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival
When, where: June 3 to Sept. 25, Vanier Park
Highlights: This yearly waterfront presentation of Shakespeare's great comedies and tragedies will include "Much Ado About Nothing," "Antony and Cleopatra," "Falstaff" and "Henry V."
Cost: Tickets $20 to $38
Info: (877) 739-0559, http://www.bardonthebeach.org
The "Goonies" 25th Anniversary Celebration
When, where: June 4-7, various locations in Astoria
Highlights: Fans of the cult classic can meet cast members Corey Feldman and Joe Pantoliano, attend a dinner with them, take a bus tour of film locations (including going inside the Goonies house) and enjoy a "Goonies"-themed concert featuring Feldman's band, Truth Movement. There will also be a red-carpet screening of the film and a new documentary about the movie, plus the grand opening of the new Oregon Film Museum, a treasure hunt and a 5K run/walk.
Cost: $65 for dinner with the cast; $20 for the screening; $25 for the bus tour; $40 for the concert; $145 for VIP weekend pass; see website for pricing for other events