This weekend, venture out to Whidbey Island for the 20th Annual Penn Cove MusselFest, and sign up for a mussel chowder tasting, Penn Cove mussel raft boat tour, or, if you're brave (or maybe foolhardy), a mussel eating contest. Cooking demo, art walk, and studio tour are free. Tours and tastings: $5-$10. Saturday, March 3 & Sunday, March 4
Recreation Hall, 10 N.W. Coveland St., Coupeville, 360-678-5434.
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