Feb 28–Mar 2 Eastern Oregon Film Festival in La Grande. Details: eofilmfest.com
Mar 1–3 Oregon Chocolate Festival in Ashland. Details: ashlandspringshotel.com
Thru Mar 31 Washington Wine Month, which special events, tastings, and deals, begins Friday. Sample deal: Bellevue's Safeway discounts Washington wines by 30 percent all month long. Details: washingtonwinemonth.com
Skamania Lodge is 20 years old (as of yesterday)! We can still remember when the Gorge's classic Cascadian lodge with its massive windows and wood-burning fireplace opened. We're trying not to feel old.
Roundtrip flights from PDX to Denver for $178. Details at fly.com
Save 20 percent at Seattle's Hyatt Regency Bellevue, from mid-March through May, when you book the by the end of today using the code C48FEB. Details: bellevue.hyatt.com