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Nightlife

Josephine County

• ALIBI TAVERN, 1220 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-2854. Saturdays, karaoke, 9 p.m.-midnight, no cover.

• ART'S RED GARTER, 126 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-4222. Nov. 25-26, DJ and karaoke, 9 p.m.- 1 a.m.; Wednesdays, karaoke, 8 p.m.-2 a.m. No cover.

• BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. Nov. 26, Paul Turnipseed, eclectic guitar, 6:30-9:30 p.m., with organic Growers' Market specials. No cover.

• CEDARWOOD SALOON, 1345 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-6160. Nov. 25-26, Frankie Hernandez and the Old Soul Parade, reggae, soul, funk, Latin, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Thursdays, open jam with AJ, 7-11 p.m. No cover.

• COCINA 7 TAQUERIA, 132 Blodgett Road, Williams, 541-846-6666. Thursdays, open mic, 7 p.m. No cover.

• G STREET BAR AND GRILL, 125 S.E. G St., Grants Pass, 541-956-5427. Nov. 25-26, Flat Patty, alternative, hard rock covers; Nov. 30, Castle, Mos Generator, doom metal, rock. Music is 8 p.m.-midnight, no cover.

• GRIESS FAMILY BREWS, 220 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-450-9090. Nov. 25, board and video game night, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

• THE HAUL, 121 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4991. Nov. 23, Rogue Rebellion, Irish-influenced rock, 8-11 p.m.; Nov. 25, Pretty Drunk, bluegrass-Americana trashgrass from Eugene, 9 p.m.-midnight.

• HERB'S LA CASITA, 515 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-476-1668. Fridays and Saturdays, Sights and Sounds DJ, modern dance music, in the Vault, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; daily, karaoke in Shenanigans, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., no cover.

• HEROES AMERICAN CAFE, Grants Pass Shopping Center, 943 S.W. D St., Grants Pass, 541-291-9295. Wednesdays, Steve Keim, acoustic eclectic folk, folk rock, rock, 5-7 p.m. No cover.

• JD'S SPORTS BAR AND BREWERY, 690 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-471-0383. Nov. 25-26, Hot Gossip, vintage rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

• THE LAUGHING CLAM, 121 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1110. Nov. 25, Leonard Griffee Blues Band, 7-10 p.m.; Nov. 26, Barefoot Servants, acoustic 1960s music and more, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

• MCGREW'S, 33105 Redwood Highway, O'Brien, 541-596-2202. Nov. 25, open mic with Grant, 8 p.m., no cover.

• MUG SHOTS, 145 N.E. Mill St., Grants Pass, 541-479-6212. Fridays, karaoke, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

• OLD BARN TAVERN, 2039 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-0222. Saturdays, karaoke, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Thursdays, karaoke, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

• RASCALS BAR & GRILL, 20275 Williams Highway, Williams, 541-846-9303. Nov. 25, karaoke, 8 p.m. No cover.

• RIVER'S EDGE, 1936 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-244-1182. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, Scott Head, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5-8 p.m. No cover.

• ROYAL BARGE THAI CUISINE, 120 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-474-6942. Nov. 25, Phil King, Americana, covers, originals, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

• THE SOUND LOUNGE, 225 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-479-0712. Nov. 25, Nathan Kallish, Americana roots, with The Rebeltones, rockabilly country, opening, 9 p.m.-midnight; Nov. 26, Night of the Living DJs, dance music, 10 a.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

• SPEAKEASY TAPROOM & WINE BAR, 208 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-450-4248. Nov. 25, Rogue Rage Duo, delta blues, 8-11 p.m.; Nov. 26, Mike Brons, acoustic guitar and vocals; Wednesdays, Pints and Paints 6:30 p.m., $40-$45. No cover, unless noted.

• STITCHES! BAR & GRILL, 670 Fruitdale Drive, Grants Pass, 541-244-1961. Nov. 25-26, Beats Workin' Band, classic rock, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, karaoke, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

• TAYLOR'S COUNTRY STORE, 202 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-5358. Nov. 25, Michael Cruz, acoustic, classical and flamenco guitar, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

• WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. Nov. 26, Guppy, acoustic duo, 6-9 p.m.; Wednesdays, open mic, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

• WILD RIVER PUB, 533 N.E. F St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4456. Tuesdays, Mike Brons, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m.; Dec. 15, acoustic jam, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

Jackson County

• APPLEGATE RIVER LODGE, 15100 Highway 238, Applegate, 541-761-9353, www.liveatthegate.com. Nov. 30, Object Heavy, hip hop-soul, $10 advance, $15 door; Dec. 4, Hot Buttered Rum, California acoustic music, $15 advance, $20 door. Doors open at 8 p.m., music at 9 p.m., unless otherwise noted; tickets at the door or online.

• BAMBOO ROOM AT KING WAH'S, 1182 Court St., Medford, 541-772-1820. Dec. 10, Underground Hip Hop Night featuring Lost Child, 10 p.m.; Dec. 12, Atom Age, El Chapo, 9:45 p.m.-2 a.m. Cover.

• BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. Nov. 25-26, LEFT, rock, blues, originals, 8-11 p.m.; Dec. 1, Tim Mitchell Duo, acoustic rock, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

• BLACK SHEEP PUB AND RESTAURANT, 51 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6414. Dec. 2, Curtain Climbers Aerial Dance Company, 9-11 p.m., $3; Sundays, Celtic music jam, 2-5 p.m., no cover.

• BOOMTOWN SALOON, 105 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-702-2252. Nov. 26, Identity Crisis, classic rock, blues, 8:30-11:30 p.m. No cover.

• BRICKROOM, 35 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6030. Nov. 25, DJ Cuddlecakes, dance music, 9 p.m., no cover; Nov. 26, Iconoplasty, electronic, DJ, 10 p.m., no cover; "Holidays," 7:30 p.m., no cover; Dec. 6, Griffin House, rootsy Americana, 9 p.m., $18 advance, $20 door; Wednesdays, Robbie DaCosta and Friends, rockabilly R&B, 8:30 p.m., no cover.

• CALLAHAN'S MOUNTAIN LODGE, Interstate 5 Exit 6, south of Ashland, 541-482-1299. Saturdays through Wednesdays, Ken Hart, guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m.; Thursdays and Fridays, John Hollis, guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m., no cover.

• CATTLEMAN'S, 108 Depot St., Rogue River, 541-582-1631. Tuesdays and Thursdays, karaoke, 8 p.m. No cover.

• CHADWICKS PUB AND SPORTS BAR, 2300 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-770-1234. Nov. 25-26, Comedy Night with opener Hans Kim and headliner Susan Jones, 9-10:30 p.m., $10, karaoke after comedy.

• GRAPE STREET BAR & GRILL, 31 S. Grape St., Medford, 541-500-8881. Nov. 26, Hog Wild, rock, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

• HABANEROS, 142 N. Front St., Medford, 541-779-9770. Nov. 26, Latino Night with DJ Coco, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. No cover.

• THE HOMESTEAD PUB , 119 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-299-0644. Nov. 26, Duke Street, blues, R&B, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

• HOWIE'S ON FRONT, 16 N. Front St., Medford, 541-773-5767. Nov. 25, Brother, rock with Celtic and Australian influences, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Nov. 26, Nathan Kallish, Americana roots, with The Rebeltones, rockabilly country, opening, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Dec. 1, Kyle Gass Band, rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Wednesdays, Trivia Night, 7-10 p.m.; Thursdays, 1980s DJ dance music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

• J'VILLE TAVERN, 125 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1170. Nov.25, The Fret Drifters, finger-style guitar and vocals, 9 p.m.-midnight; Tuesdays, open mic, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

• JEFFERSON SPIRITS, 404 E. Main St., Medford, 541-622-8190. Sundays, open mic with The Robbie DaCosta Trio, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

• THE LITTLE BROWN JUG, 104 S. Pacific Highway, Talent, 541-535-3447. Nov. 29, Jam at the Jug, with Robbie DaCosta and Tom Stamper, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, karaoke, 9 p.m. No cover.

• MILAGROS, 1465 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-708-0190. Dec. 1, Object Heavy, rock, soul funk, hip hop, 9 p.m.; Dec. 3, Life During Wartime, Talking Heads tribute, 9 p.m. Cover.

• MORRTON'S, 980 Phoenix Road, Medford, 541-772-3154. Nov. 25, Merc Duo, blues, R&B, soul, 8-10 p.m. No cover, all ages.

• OBERON'S THREE-PENNY TAVERN, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2316. Mondays, open mic, 9 p.m.

• PIER 21, 841 Stewart Ave., Medford, 541-776-3263. Nov. 25-26, Gypsy Gillis Band, rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Thursdays, karaoke, 9 p.m. No cover.

• ROCKY TONK SALOON & GRILL, 333 E. Main St., Medford, 541-973-2887. Nov. 25-26, DJ dance music, 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m.; Tuesdays and Fridays, free line dance lessons, 7-9 p.m.; Thursdays, open mic, 8 p.m., no cover. Dec. 4, Meghan Linsey, country for all ages, 5-9 p.m., $15 advance at 541-973-2887, universe.com.

• SMITHFIELDS PUB & PIES, 23 S. Second St., Ashland, 541-482-7437. Nov. 26, Phoenix Sigalove, acoustic singer songwriter, 9-11:30 p.m.; Nov. 27, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie pop duo, 9-11:30 p.m.; Mondays, Robbie DaCosta, blues, rockabilly, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Tuesdays, karaoke, 9 p.m.-midnight; Wednesdays, Trivia, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

• TOUVELLE LODGE, 9367 Table Rock Road, Central Point, 541-826-4855. Nov. 27, Total Strangers, 2-6 p.m. No cover.

• THE TROPHY CLUB, 812 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-772-4131. Saturdays, karaoke, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

• THE VILLAGE GATE AT THE VILLAGE AT MEDFORD CENTER, 539 Medford Center, Medford, 541-946-8907. Nov. 25, Rapid Transit Experience featuring Dick Pruiett, classic rock, light rock; Nov. 26, Jon Galfano with Rick Bolz, pop, classic rock. Music is 6:30-8:30 p.m.

• THE WILD GOOSE CAFE & BAR, 2365 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-488-4103. Nov. 23, Captain and The Maestro, 8-11 p.m; Fridays and Saturdays, karaoke, 8-11 p.m.; Sundays, Jim Quimby, 6-8 p.m., Little Thom's Open Mike, hosted by Dave Hampton, 9 p.m.-midnight; Nov. 28, Peggy Rose's Singer's Showcase, 7:30-11 p.m.; Nov. 29, Craig Martin and Friends, 8-11 p.m.; Nov. 30, David Pinsky, blues, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

Wineries

Josephine County

• SCHMIDT FAMILY VINEYARDS, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9985. Nov. 25-27, Thanksgiving Open House, noon-5 p.m., with new blends, food, gift items. No cover.

• SERRA VINEYARDS, 222 Missouri Flat Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9223. Nov. 25-27, Thanksgiving Open House, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., with specials, gift items, gift-wrapping by donation. No cover.

• TROON VINEYARD, 1475 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9900. Nov. 25-26, Thanksgiving Open House, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., with local artists, crafters and vendors, food, music by Latinality, Black Bag and Black Label specials,

Jackson County

• BELLE FIORE WINERY, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland, 541-552-4900. Nov. 25, Lisa Yriarte and Pete Brown, jazz, R&B, pop, contemporary; Nov. 26, Rod Petrone, jazz guitar; Nov. 27, Jon Galfano, classic rock, pop, noon-2 p.m.; Nov. 27, Kat Man D, acoustic country, 4-6 p.m.; Nov. 30, Christopher Horton, acoustic guitar and vocals. Music is 6-8 p.m., unless otherwise noted. No cover.

• DANA CAMPBELL VINEYARDS, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point, 541-499-0449. Nov. 25, Blades of Grass, bluegrass duo, 4-6 p.m.; Nov. 26, Son Ravello, indie singer songwriter, 4-6 p.m.; Nov. 27, tree trimming, make cork ornaments, turkey chili, noon-5 p.m. No cover.

• DEL RIO VINEYARDS & WINERY, 52 N. River Road, Gold Hill, 541-855-2062. Nov. 25-27, Thanksgiving Open House, with specials, sales, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Nov. 26, Cellar Gathering with barrel tastings and appetizers, 3-5 p.m., $10-$15.

• EDENVALE WINERY, 2310 Voorhies Road, Medford, 541-512-2955, ext. 2. Nov. 25-27, Thasnksgiving Open House, noon-4 p.m., $20 includes wine and appetizers; Sunday brunch, 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. Nov. 27-Jan. 8, $25, reservations; cooking classes with chef Doug Todd, 6-8 p.m. Nov. 29 (Spanish paella), Dec. 13 (stovetop smoked duck), Dec. 27(Cuban sandwiches), Jan. 10 (butternut squash ravioli), Jan. 24 (boeuf bourguignon), Feb. 7 (moussaka and dolmas), $55-$65 per session, reservations.

• GRIZZLY PEAK WINERY, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland, 541-482-5700. "Moonlighting 2016," short plays by local playwrights, 8 p.m. Dec. 3 and 2 p.m. Dec. 4, $12; sold at Paddington Station in Ashland, Grocery Outlet in Medford an at www.ashlandcontemporarytheatre.org.

• KRISELLE CELLARS, 12956 Modoc Road, White City, 541-830-8466. Nov. 25-27, Thanksgiving Open House, 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. No cover.

• LEDGER DAVID CELLARS, 245 N. Front St., Central Point, 541-664-2218. Nov. 25-27, Thanksgiving Open House, noon-5 p.m, with complimentary sparkling wine.

• ROXY ANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. Nov. 25, Blowin' Smoke, new country, 6-8 p.m., $5; Nov. 30, open mic, 5-7 p.m.

• SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. Nov. 23 and Nov. 30, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals. Music is 6-8 p.m., $3.

Music

Josephine County

• ROCK CONCERT, 6-10 p.m. Nov. 11, Eaden Ballroom, 244 S.W. K St., Grants Pass. Music by Fossil Youth, alt punk from Enid, Okla., Sojourner, indie alt rock from Springfield,, Kathartica, acoustic from Medford, and guests, $6 suggested donation. Nathan Scherrer, 541-761-5289.

• ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONY, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olives streets, Grants Pass, 541-708-6400, rvsymphony.org. Holiday program features Rutter's "Magnificat" and Handel's "Messiah," with the Southern Oregon Repertory Singers. $15, $22, $30, $37, $10 for youth.

• DEL MCCOURY BAND, 8 p.m. Dec. 3, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, www,roguetheatre.com. American bluegrass, for ages 21 and over only. $30 general, $35 and $45 reserved.

• MESSIAH SING-ALONG, 3 p.m. Dec. 4, River Valley Church, 405 N.W. Seventh St., Grants Pass, 541-955-4833. Choruses and solos sung with live community orchestra, followed by carol singing. Free; scores available for purchase or lending.

• COMMUNITY MUSIC NIGHT, 6-9 p.m. Dec. 4, Dec. 18, Bridgeview Community Church, 5181 Holland Loop Road, Cave Junction, 541-592-3923. Acoustic music jam. Free.

• RIVER SOUTH TRIO, 8 p.m. Dec. 6, Barnstormers Theater, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, barnstormersgp.org. Melodic roots rock, from Ashland. $15.

• CHRISTIAN MUSIC CONCERT, 7 p.m. Dec. 10, New Song Christian Fellowship, 111 N,E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass. Pilgrim EP release, with Robbie Jr., Triple THR33, Compliment, Xay, TY-G, DJ Parker Morris. Free.

• FIGHTING HUNGER WITH HARMONY, 3 p.m. Dec. 11, River Valley Church, 405 N.E. Sixth St, Grants Pass, 541-479-5556. Music by RCC Concert Band, RCC Redwood Community Chorus, Grants Pass Children's Choir, guest singers and ensembles. Free, donations of food or funds encouraged.

• FOUNTAINVIEW ACADEMY ORCHESTRA AND SINGERS, 5 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12, Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1360 N.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass, 541-476-6313, 541-474-3089. Christmas program of old and new works. Free, tickets required; get them at Evergreen Federal Bank or call.

• ACOUSTIC JAM, 6-9 p.m. Dec. 15, Wild River Pub, 533 N.E. F St., Grants Pass, 541-476-5426. Folk, bluegrass, old-time, country, jam session for pickers and singers of all levels. Free.

• HOLIDAY CANDLELIGHT CONCERT, 7 p.m. Dec. 16, Life of Learning, 459 Galice Road, Merlin, 541-476-1200. Traditional English and French Christmas carols, contemporary pieces by Will Todd, Phillip Stopford, Dan Forrest and Pentatonix, presented by choir and soloists. Free.

• ROBERT CRAY, 8 p.m. Dec. 17, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, www,roguetheatre.com. Blues, for ages 21 and over only. $38 general, $48 and $58 reserved.

• ROBERT EARL KEEN, 8 p.m. Jan. 21, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, www,roguetheatre.com. Bluegrass, for ages 21 and over only. $35.

Jackson County

• SOU WIND ENSEMBLE, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6101, oca.sou.edu. Ancient and Eclectic program features early and medieval works. $20 adults, free for students.

• SOU PERCUSSION ENSEMBLES, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6101, oca.sou.edu. Foreign Objects — Shapes of Curiosity program features music that blurs the boundaries of what defines musical instruments and music itself. $10 adults, free for students.

• ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONY, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2, Craterian Theater, Medford, 541-708-6400, rvsymphony.org. Holiday program features Rutter's "Magnificat" and Handel's "Messiah," with the Southern Oregon Repertory Singers. $15, $25, $31, $36, $42, $48, $10 for youth.

• OREGON OLD TIME FIDDLERS, 1-3:30 p.m. Dec. 3, Eastwood Baptist Church, 675 N. Keene Way Drive, Medford, 541-779-8145. Acoustic music for playing, listening or dancing. Admission by donation.

• ROGUE VALLEY YOUTH CHORUSES, 3 p.m. Dec. 3, North Medford High School, 1900 N. Keene Way Drive, Medford. Singers in grades 3-12 perform a variety of choral music. Tickets $5, $10, $25 for a family pass.

• ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONY, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-708-6400, rvsymphony.org. Holiday program features Rutter's "Magnificat" and Handel's "Messiah," with the Southern Oregon Repertory Singers. $36, $42, $48, $55, $10 for youth.

• ROGUE VALLEY CHORALE, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3, 3 p.m. Dec. 4, Craterian Theater, Medford, 541-708-6400, craterian.org. "Glory Hallelujah to the Newborn King" is a gospel-style Christmas program featuring soloists Bishop Mayfield and Britney Simpson. $10-$20 adults, $5 students.

• JEFFERSON BAROQUE ORCHESTRA, 3 p.m. Dec. 4, First Congregational Church, 717 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-683-6648, jeffersonbaroque.org. Peace on Earth program features music of the season, with Christmas concertos by Manfredini, Torelli, Charpentier, music by Bach, Cristobal de Morales, Purcell and others. $15 general, $10 seniors, $5 students.

• SOU CHAMBER AND CONCERT CHOIRS, 3 p.m. Dec. 4, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6101, oca.sou.edu. Ancient Nova program. $10 adults, free for students.

• MARAVAL ROAD STEEL PAN BAND, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4, Band Room 220, SOU Music Building, Ashland, 541-552-6101, oca.sou.edu. Free.

• SOUTHERN OREGON JAZZ ORCHESTRA, 8-10 p.m. Dec. 7, Eagles Lodge, 2000 Table Rock Road, Medford, sojazzorchestra.com. Sixteen-piece big band. Free.

• RCC OSPREYS BAND, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9, RCC Performance Hall, 130 E. Eighth St., Medford. Jazz, jazz fusion, groove music. Free.

• SISKIYOU SINGERS, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9, 3 p.m. Dec. 10-11, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-482-5290, www.siskiyousingers.org. Maria Theresa Mass with orchestra, plus songs of the holiday season. $20 general, $5 for students and Oregon Trail Card holders; sold at Music Coop in Ashland, Grocery Outlet in Medford and online.

• CRATERIAN MUSIC HALL: A GOSPEL CHRISTMAS, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9-10, Dec. 16-17, Craterian Theater, Medford, 541-708-6400, craterian.org. Local band and singers perform gospel songs and spirituals. $24.

• HOLIDAY SWINGING JAZZ PARTY, 7 p.m. Dec. 11, Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, www.siskiyoumusicproject.com. Leslie Kendall and Friends play holiday favorites and jazz classics. $25 general, $20 members of the Siskiyou Music Project; benefits artists-in-schools program.

• ROMANTIC VIRTUOSITY — VIOLIN AND PIANO CONCERT, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14, First United Methodist Church, 175 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-292-6749, brownpapertickets.com. Violinist Kinga Augustyn and pianist Martin Majkut perform works by Wieniawski, Kreisler, Chopin, Paganini, Piazolla, Paderewski, Massenet, Brahms and Sarasate. $22 advance, $25 door.

• SOUTHERN OREGON REPERTORY SINGERS, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 17, 3 p.m. Dec. 18, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-0900, repsingers.org. Art music and carols from around the world, Renaissance motets, newly composed music, Hanukkah carols, spirituals, with the Chamber Choir from North Medford High School. $26 and $32, $5 for students and Oregon Trail Card holders.

• GABE YOUNG AND JODI FRENCH 7:30 p.m. Dec. 30, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6154, www.chambermusicconcerts,org. Oboist and pianist perform music of Bowen, Goosens, Saint-saens and Massenet. $20 general, $5 students and Oregon Trail Card holders.

Douglas County

• PRESIDIO BRASS, 3 p.m. Dec. 1, Rose Theater, Roseburg High School, 400 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-236-2566. Brass quintet, piano and percussion perform holiday favorites with fresh arrangements. $20 adults, $15 seniors, $5 student, $40 family.

• ROSEBURG CONCERT CHORALE AND UCC CHAMBER ORCHESTRA, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2, Myrtle Creek Church of the Nazarene, 235 N.E. Rice St., Myrtle Creek; 3 p.m. Dec. 4, First Presbyterian Church, 823 S.E. Lane Ave., Roseburg, 541-496-0748. Vivaldi's Magnificat and other seasonal works. $7 singles, $15 families.

• UMPQUA SINGERS AND BIGHORN JAZZ BAND, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9, Centerstage Theatre, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-4691. Jazz standards, contemporary selections, Christmas favorites/ $7 singles, $15 families.

Willamette Valley

• HI FI MUSIC HALL, 44 E. Seventh St., Eugene, hifimusichall.com. Get schedule and ticket information online.

• HULT CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, Seventh and Willamette, Eugene, 541-682-5000, www.hultcenter.org. Get schedule and ticket information online.

• JOHN G. SHEDD INSTITUTE FOR THE ARTS, 868 High St., Eugene, 541-434-7000, www.theshedd.org. Live concert venue. Get schedule and ticket information online.

• MCDONALD THEATRE, 1010 Willamette St., Eugene, 541-345-4442, www.mcdonaldtheatre.com. Live concert venue. Get schedule and ticket information online.

• MATTHEW KNIGHT ARENA, 1776 E. 13th St., Eugene, 541-346-4461, www.matthewknightarena.com. Get schedule and ticket information online.

Klamath County

• ROSS RAGLAND THEATER, 218 N. Seventh St. Klamath Falls, 541-884-5483, www.rrtheater.org.

Portland area

• ALADDIN THEATER, 3017 S.E. Milwaukie Ave., Portland, 503-234-9694, www.aladdin-theater.com. Check listings for details.

• ARLENE SCHNITZER CONCERT HALL, 1037 S.W. Broadway, Portland, contact 503-248-4335, www.portland5.com/arlene-schnitzer-concert-hall. Check listings for details.

• CRYSTAL BALLROOM, 31332 W. Burnside St., Portland, 503-225-0047, www.mcmenamins.com. Check listings for details.

• MODA CENTER, 1 N. Center Court, Portland, 503-235-8771, www.rosequarter,com. Check listings for details.

• OREGON SYMPHONY, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, southwest Broadway and Main, Portland, 503-228-1353, www.orsymphony.org. Call or go online for concert schedule, tickets.

On Stage

Josephine County

• "A CHRISTMAS STORY" 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Dec. 2-18, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, barnstormersgp.org. A young boy dreams of getting an air rifle for Christmas. Tickets $15; Dec. 1 preview is $5; Dec. 8 is pay-what-you-want actors' benefit.

• OLD TIME RADIO PLAYERS, 7 p.m. Dec. 9-10, 2 p.m Dec. 11, Grants Pass Community Center, Fourth and L streets, Grants Pass, 541-659-7723. Variety show with music, singing, dancing, comedy, musical saw, plus dessert. $12 with advance reservation, $14 door. Nonperishable food donations for the Josephine County Food Bank suggested.

• "ALICE IN WONDERLAND," 7 p.m. Dec. 10, Lorna Byrne Middle School, 102 S. Junction Ave., Cave Junction, 707-668-5663. Dell'Arte Company reimagines the classic story to show the unique struggles of growing up in Northern California. Free, nonperishable food donations requested.

• "THE NUTCRACKER BALLET," 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10, 2 p.m. Dec. 11, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 17, 2 p.m. Dec. 18, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-476-4641, gpnutcracker.org. The 25th annual production of the holiday classic, with opulent costumes and sets. Section A Tickets are $20 for all seats, Section B tickets are $15 adults, $12 youth and seniors.

• DINNER TO DIE FOR, 6 p.m. Saturdays, Cynthia's Home Sweet Home, 1038 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-5953. Interactive murder mystery dinner theater. $30, reservations required.

Jackson County

• "WITH EVERY CHRISTMAS CARD I WRITE," 7 p.m. Nov. 26, 1 p.m. Nov. 27, Randall Theatre Company, 10 E. Third St., Medford, 541-632-3258, randalltheatre.com. A musical show about the magic of Christmas with Lauren James and multimedia. $10 reserved.

• "MOONLIGHTING 2016," 8 p.m. Nov. 26, 2 p.m. Nov. 27, Ashland Community Center, 59 Winburn Way, Ashland; 8 p.m. Dec. 3, 2 p.m. Dec. 4, Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland, www.ashlandcontemporarytheatre.org. Ashland Contemporary Theatre presents festival of short plays by local playwrights. Tickets $12, sold at Paddington Station in Ashland, Grocery Outlet in Medford and online.

• "THE SNOW QUEEN," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, 1:30 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 26-Dec. 31, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, ctporegon.org. Pop rock musical interpretation of Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale about a young girl's quest to save her best friend from the wicked Snow Queen. Tickets $25 adults, $18 children under 18.

• "SOUTH PACIFIC," 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Dec. 2-Jan. 8, plus 8 p.m. Dec. 20 and Dec. 27 (no shows Dec. 25), Camelot Theatre, 101 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-5250, www.camelottheatre.org. Two parallel love stories set on an island paradise during World War II. Tickets $18-$36, rush tickets (10 minutes before curtain) are $18; Dec. 7 is pay-what-you-can.

• "WHITE CHRISTMAS," 7 p.m. Dec 9-10, 15-17, 21-23, 27-29, 1 p.m. Dec. 11, 18, 24, 31, Randall Theatre Company, 10 E. Third St., Medford, 541-632-3258, randalltheatre.com. Musical adaptation with music by Irving Berlin. $18 reserved, pay-what-you-want at the door, as available.

• "NUTCRACKER BALLET," 7 p.m. Dec. 17, 3 p.m. Dec. 18, Central Medford High School, 815 S, Oakdale Ave., Medford, 541-772-1362.Holiday classic ballet. $15 reserved, $10 adults, $6 children.

• "A CELTIC CHRISTMAS," 3 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 23, Craterian Theater, Medford, 541-708-6400, craterian.org. Celtic musicians, singers, dancers. $29, $32, $35 general, $20, $23, $26 youth.

Douglas County

• "IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE," 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays and Dec. 2, Nov. 25-Dec. 18, Betty Long Unruh Theatre, 1614 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-673-2125, www.uact-theatre.com. An angel shows a man what the world would be like had he never been born. $5-$12; 2 p.m. Dec. 17 show is $5.

• "HAMLET" 2:30 p.m. Dec. 1, 7 p.m. Dec. 2, Centerstage Theatre, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-7700. National Theatre Live broadcast with Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role. $12.

Willamette Valley

• HULT CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, Seventh and Willamette, Eugene, 541-682-5000, www.hultcenter.org. Get schedule and ticket information online.

Portland area

• ARLENE SCHNITZER CONCERT HALL, 1037 S.W. Broadway, Portland, contact 503-248-4335, www.portland5.com/arlene-schnitzer-concert-hall. Check listings for details.

• ARTISTS REPERTORY THEATRE, 1516 S.W. Morrison St., Portland, 503-241-1278, www.artistsrep.org.

Klamath Falls

• ROSS RAGLAND THEATER, 218 N. Seventh St. Klamath Falls, 541-884-5483, www.rrtheater.org.

Child's Play

Josephine County

• SANTA'S ARRIVAL, 7-9 p.m. Dec. 2, Holiday Plaza, Fifth and G streets, Grants Pass. Santa Claus arrives on a fire truck, visits with kids. Free.

• YOUNG MASTER GARDENERS, 11:30 a.m.-noon and 3-3:45 p.m. Dec. 14, Josephine Community Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. "Worms Go in and Worms Go Out," looks at the benefits of worms, compost, vermiculcture, Free; morning program for 5 and younger, afternoon for 6 and older, registration required for after-school session.

• SENSORY FRIENDLY GYM, 10 a.m.-noon Dec. 17, Grants Pass Family YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-474-0001. For children with special needs, with visits with Canine Angels, followed by open swim. Free.

• CAMP EEK, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 19-22, Wildlife Images, 11845 Lower River Road, Grants Pass, 541-476-0222. Day camp for children 7-12, with themed educational activities. $25-$30 per session.

• WILD WEEKENDS, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, through April, Wildlife Images, 11845 Lower River Road, Grants Pass, 541-476-0222. Day camp for children 7-12, with themed educational activities. $25-$30 per session.

• WOLF PACK, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays through May, Wildlife Images, 11845 Lower River Road, Grants Pass, 541-476-0222. Day camp for ages 13-16, with educational activities on the different themes. $25-$30, registration required.

• INDOOR PLAY GROUP, 10-11 a.m. Mondays, Grants Pass Family YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-474-0001. Games, activities for toddlers, preschoolers and older children. Free; parents must stay with children.

• BABY RHYME TIME, 11 a.m.-noon Thursdays, Grants Pass Branch Josephine Community Libraries, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass., 541-956-2059, 541-474-3101, ext. 232. Parents and babies up to 2 years old meet for storytime and playtime with others. Free.

• PRESCHOOL PLAY TIME, 9-11a.m. Mondays, 9-10 a.m. Thursdays, Grants Pass Family YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-474-0001. Physical activities and sports for kids 3-4. Free; parents must stay with children.

• FAMILIES AT PLAY, 1-2 p.m. Wednesdays, Illinois Valley Library, 209 W. Palmer St., Cave Junction, 541-592-4778. Storytime and play time for toddlers, preschoolers and older children, parent support group. Free; parents must stay with children.

Jackson County

• "A CHRISTMAS CAROL," 10:30-11:30 a.m. Dec. 1, Ashpole Center, 239 W. Main St., Eagle Point. Program by Traveling Lantern Theatre Company, especially for kids. Free.

• KID TIME DISCOVERY EXPERIENCE, 106 N. Central Ave., Medford, 541-772-9922, www.kid-time.org. Interactive exhibits and classes that promote imagination and cooperative play. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission $4-$8.

• SCIENCEWORKS, 1500 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6767, www.scienceworksmuseum.org. Exhibits and activities related to energy, anatomy, chemistry, perception, motion, engineering, other sciences. Open Wednesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; admission $8-$10, free for kids under 2, $1 every first Sunday.

Art

Josephine County

• FIRST FRIDAY LIVE, 5-9 p.m. Dec. 2 downtown Grants Pass, experiencegp.com. Local galleries and businesses hold receptions for art viewers. Free.

• ART IN THE COMMUNITY, members of the Josephine County Artists' Association show their paintings. For November: Gillian Keir at US Bank, 400 S.W. Sixth St.; Maria DeRuyte at Umpqua Bank, 1670 Williams Highway, J.R. Raysin at The Glass Forge, 501 S.W. G St.

• BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. Paintings by Melissa Spurlock, through November.

• FIREHOUSE GALLERY, 214 S.W. Fourth St., Grants Pass, 541-956-7489. "December Invitational," multi-media exhibit with work by several artists, including Elan Chardin, Heidi Harless, Richard Newman and Karen Staal, Nov. 29-Dec. 8.

• GALLERY ONE AT THE MUSEUM, 229-B S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1218. "'Tis the Season… For Snowy Mountains and Winter Blossoms" watercolors by Joan Ririe, through November.

• GLASS FORGE GALLERY AND STUDIO, 501 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-955-0815. Mixed media collage and hand-painted paper work by J.R Raysin of Grants Pass, through November.

• GRANTS PASS MUSEUM OF ART, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Annual Membership Exhibition, non-juried show of work by museum members, through Dec. 15.

• GRANTS PASS VINTAGE OUTLET AND CONSIGNMENTS, 124 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-295-7540. Furniture with a mix of industrial style and natural elements by Urban Lumber Company, through November.

• ILLINOIS VALLEY FINE ARTISTS, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mondays, Rogue Community College Belt Building, 24353 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-592-6351. Artists work in all media, with Gene Drake available for lessons.

• ILLINOIS RIVER VALLEY ARTS COUNCIL, 315 Caves Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-6222. "Barnyard Beasts and Beauties," 27 oil paintings by Alan Laurie on the theme of farming in the Illinois Valley. Open 4-7 p.m. Nov. 26, with Celtic music by Around the Hearth, refreshments.

• ROGUE ROASTERS, 610 S.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-476-6134. Photography by Angela Wicks, through November.

• SOUTHERN OREGON GUILD GALLERY, 24353 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-659-3858. Holiday show, through Dec. 10.

• SPURLOCK ART & WINE, 220-A S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-660-0366. Paintings with elements of fantasy, realism and dreams, on canvas, slate and wood by Heather Lawrence of Medford, through November.

• UNTITLED 2.0, 119 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, untitled2gallery.com. "Archaeology & Acquisitions," group exhibit of intriguing objects, edgy and obsessive collections and assembled art pieces, through Nov. 30.

• WISEMAN GALLERY, Rogue Community College, 3345 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-956-7339. "Three Rings and Two Parties: The Election Circus," a juried show of artwork relating to the election process, through Dec. 7.

Jackson County

• ASHLAND GALLERY WALK, 5-8 p.m. Dec. 2, downtown Ashland, 541-488-8430, 877-PLAN-ART. Artists' receptions at downtown galleries.

• THIRD FRIDAY ART WALK, 5-8 p.m. Dec. 16, throughout Medford. Local galleries and businesses hold receptions for art viewers. Free.

• ART AND SOUL GALLERY, 247 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-9006. "Serendipity," watercolor paintings by Kay Myer, through November. "Fall Transparent Media Traveling Show," 20 award-winning works by members of the Watercolor Society of Oregon, Dec. 1-30.

• ART DU JOUR GALLERY, 213 E. Main St. Medford, 541-770-3190. Art by gallery artists, ongoing.

• ART PRESENCE, 206 Fifth St., Jacksonville, 541-899-3759. "Small Treasures," artwork suitable for gift-giving, through Dec. 31.

• ASHLAND ART CENTER, 357 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-301-5975. The art of Midge Black, through November, plus work by gallery artists, ongoing.

• ASHLAND ART WORKS, 291 Oak "Winter Wonders," holiday gift show, through December, plus work by gallery artists, ongoing.

• CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS, Art Building, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, 541-552-6387. "Gold Fever" by Kyle Peets, "Undercurrent," paintings by Laurie Brain, "The Anguish of Lost Words," paintings by Austin Brayfield, "What Dwells in the Shadows" by Christopher Sharp; "Exposed," paintings by Aimee Dahlin, "Suspects," watercolors by Paige Gerhard, through Dec. 9.

• EDENVALE ENOTECA, 17 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-3377. "Animal Ruminations: A Collaboration in Poetry and Paint,"paintings by Paula Kersch paired with Kat von Cupcake's poetry, to benefit Sanctuary One, through November.

• GALLERIE KARON, 500 A St., Ashland, 541-482-9008. "Gifts by the Gifted," work by more than 30 artists and exotic gifts from around the world, through November.

• GOOD BEAN COMPANY, 165 S. Oregon St., Jacksonville, 541-899-8740. "The Angel Show," artwork of angels by Rogue Valley artists, Dec. 1-31; reception noon-4 p.m. Dec. 3.

• HANSON HOWARD GALLERY, 89 Oak St. Ashland, 541-488-2562. New work by Laurel Bustamante, David Randall Tipton and Jon Jay Cruson, teach having a distinctive spin on the tradition of landscape, through November.

• HOUSTON'S CUSTOM FRAMING, 280 E. Hersey St., No,. 11, Ashland, 541-482-1983. Peanuts original animation art, through November, plus work by gallery artists, ongoing.

• JACKSONVILLE LIBRARY, 304 W. C St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1665. Abstract acrylic paintings by Patrick Beste, through December.

• MEDFORD LIBRARY, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-8678. Watercolors by Linda Abblet, through December.

• NIMBUS, 25 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-3621. Work by Daniel and Stef Seffinger of Ashland Glass Art, through November, plus contemporary paintings, glass, wood, ceramics and jewelry by gallery artists, ongoing.

• THE PHOTOGRAPHERS' GALLERY, 357 E, Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2772."Lakeshore," photographs by Darcie Sternenberg, through November.

• PIONEER VILLAGE, 805 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville, 541-702-1804. Watercolor and mixed media paintings by Judith Ghetti Ommen, through Dec. 10.

• ROGUE GALLERY, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, 541-772-8118. "Icons," annual members non-juried exhibition of new work on the theme, through Dec. 21.

• SCHNEIDER MUSEUM OF ART, Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Avenue, Ashland, 541-552-6245, www.sou.edu/sma. "Art on Paper: 10 Women Artists" works of 10 internationally renowned female artists, through Jan. 7. Artist talk, 3:30 p.m. Nov. 28 with Mike Bray; free.

• SHEPHERD'S DREAM, 629 A St., St., Ashland, 541-708-5439. "Images from the State of Jefferson," fine art photographs by Pat Moore, through November.

• STUDIO A.B,, 621 A St., Ashland, 541-482-2253. "The Disintegration Series" and "Broken Trains," digital image collage by Bruce Bayard, through November.

Douglas County

• THE ART GALLERY AT UCC, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-4692. Landscape paintings by Pete Anderson, through Dec. 9.

• UMPQUA VALLEY ARTS CENTER, 1624 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-672-2532. "EarthWindFire," juried show; Pastel Society of Oregon; "This Place," works by Gabe Fernandez; Holiday Pop-Up Shop; "Rural," works by Lora Block; "Making a Mark," works by Teen Art Studio students, through Dec. 23.

Literary

Josephine County

• POETRY SHARING, 7-9 p.m. Dec. 9, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Read or listen to poems. Free, donations welcome. Meets every second Friday.

• CHRISTIAN WRITERS SUPPORT GROUP, noon-1:30 p.m. second Tuesdays, 237 S.E. G St., Grants Pass (use door between the cleaners and All the World Christian Center). 541-441-0932. No membership fee, donations welcome.

• ECKANKAR BOOK DISCUSSION, 10:30 a.m. second Saturday, Grants Pass Branch Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-7648. Ongoing study of "Wisdom of the Heart" 3.

• JOY LUCK BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP, 2-3:30 p.m. first and third Thursday, Countryside Village, 1700 Kellenbeck Road, Grants Pass, 541-476-7665. Long-time book discussion group reads and discusses one book per month; fifth Thursday is a no-host lunch outing.

Jackson County

• WINTER BOOK SALE, noon-4:30 p.m. Nov. 28, Phoenix Library, 510 W. First St., Phoenix, 541-535-7090. Books, DVDs, audiobooks.

• BOOK SALE, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 30, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Cook books and other gift books.

• SISKIYOU SLEUTHS BOOK GROUP, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 30, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Mystery discussion group reads "Taken" by Robert Crais. Free.

• BOOK SALE, noon-3:30 p.m. Dec. 2, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Dec. 3, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3246.

• LOCAL AUTHOR FAIR, 12:30-4 p.m. Dec. 3, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. More than 30 authors sell, sign and talk about their books. Free admission.

• AUTHOR TALK, 6-7 p.m. Dec. 5, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Mystery writer Sharon Dean introduces her latest book, "Cemetery Wine." Free.

• BOOK SALE, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 6, 1-7 p.m. Dec. 8, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 10, Ruch Library, 7919 Highway 238, Ruch, 541-899-7438. Gift-quality books of all genres.

• SECOND TUESDAY BOOK CLUB, 3-4:30 p.m. Dec. 13, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "Welcome to Bragsville" by T. Geronimo Johnson. Free.

• SECOND TUESDAY BOOK CHAT, 5:30 p.m. Dec. 13, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6415. Book discussion group. Free.

• THIRD THURSDAY LIBRARY BOOK GROUP, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Dec. 15, Central Point Library, 116 S. Third St., Central Point, 541-664-3228. Readers share about their favorite books. Free.

• BOOKS ON SATURDAY, 10-11 a.m. Dec. 17, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-8679. Book discussion group. Free.

• EXPLORATIONS OF AGING BOOK GROUP, 2-3:30 p.m. Dec. 21, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "Being Mortal" Medicine and What Matters in the End" by Atul Gawande, facilitated by Gaea Yudron. Free.

Fairs, Fests

Josephine County

• NATIVITY FESTIVAL, 5-8:30 p.m. Dec. 2, 10 a.m.-noon Dec. 3, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1969 Williams Highway, Grants Pass, 541-450-9580. Hundreds of Nativity sets on display. Admission is free; food, entertainment and kids activities on Friday only.

• ROGUE WINTERFEST OPEN HOUSE, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 3-4, Bear Hotel, 2101 Spalding Ave., Grants Pass, roguewinterfest.org. Dozens of decorated trees, locally produced art, Santa and Mrs. Claus, family activities, live music, food and drink for sale. Tickets $5 adults, $3 youth 4-17 and seniors 55 and older, family pass for up to six is $20.

Jackson County

• LITHIA ARTISANS CHRISTMAS FAIRE, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 25, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 26, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 27, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, lithiasrtisansmarket.com. Locally made arts and crafts, gifts, live music, food. Free admission.

• FESTIVAL OF LIGHT CELEBRATION, 5-8 p.m. Nov. 25, downtown Ashland, www.ashlandchamber.com. Parade (5 p.m.), grand illumination of more than 1 million lights, visits with Santa (6:15-8 p.m.). No cover.

• SPIRITS FEST, 7 p.m. Dec. 1, Havurah Shir Hadash, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-488-7716. Tastings of wines, brews and bourbons, food from around the world, live music, holiday shopping. $15; tickets sold at Music Coop in Ashland and at the door.

• LOCAL AUTHOR FAIR, 12:30-4 p.m. Dec. 3, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. More than 30 authors sell, sign and talk about their books. Free admission.

Douglas County

• CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Dec. 2-3, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 4, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 541-440-4359. Holiday crafts and gifts. Admission $3-$4.

Misc.

Josephine County

• TURKEY TROT FUN RUN, 8:30 a.m. Nov. 24, Grants Pass Family YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-474-0001. 2-mile and 5k fun run or walk for all ages., 2-mile is $5 per person or $20 per family; 5k is $15 individuals, with age and gender group awards.

• CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING, 3-9 p.m. Nov. 25, Holiday Plaza, Fifth and G streets, Grants Pass, 541-476-5773. Crafts for kids (3 p.m.), Santa and tree lighting (7 p.m.), with holiday sing-along, music by RCC Redwood Chorus, Great Northwest Youth Choir, reading of "'Twas the Night Before Christmas," visits with Santa until 9 p.m. Free.

• CHRISTMAS PARADE, 6 p.m. Dec. 3, Sixth and K streets, Grants Pass, 541-476-7574. Floats, bands, and other Yuletide entertainment. Free.

• CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Dec. 4, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-476-3215. Tree lighting, gifts boutique, cookie vendors, music by Rogue Rascals, Santa, Magic Chimney for kids, pie and ice cream and other treats. Free.

• JOURNEY TO BETHLEHEM, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Dec. 9-10, 5-7 p.m. Dec. 11, Apostolic Faith Church, 422 N.W. F St., Grants Pass, 541-761-3095. Guided tours through the world of Jesus, 2,000 years ago. Free.

• HOMES FOR THE HOLIDAYS, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 10, Grants Pass area, 541-287-0778. Self-guided tour of homes decked out for the holidays, plus breakfast (9-11:30 a.m.) at Three Rivers medical Center. Tickets $20 adults, $10 children; sold at Three Rivers Gift Shop, Evergreen Federal Bank in Grants Pass or at the breakfast.

• GUN AND KNIFE SHOW, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 10, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 11, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 800-659-3440. Firearms, ammunition, accessories. Admission $7.

• CHRISTMAS PAST, 1-4 p.m. Dec. 17, Schmidt House Museum, 508 S.W. Fifth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-7827. Old-fashioned Christmas with music, food, entertainment, crafts for kids, Living History Players. Free.

• FAMILY NIGHT, 6 p.m. Fridays, Cynthia's Home Sweet Home, 1038 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-5953. Fun activities for families. Free.

• TEEN NIGHT, 6:30-9 p.m. Fridays, Boys and Girls Club, 209 S.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1923, ext. 115. Ages 13-18 enjoy football, foosball, open gym, pool air hockey, and dodgeball. Free.

Jackson County

• HARVEST SHOW OF FINE WOODWORKING, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 25, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 27, OSF Hay-Patton Rehearsal Center, 30 S. First St., Ashland, 541-301-8086, www.siskiyouguild.org. Eighteen members of the Siskiyou Woodcraft Guild exhibit and sell furniture, carvings, turned bowls and more. Admission is free.

• ROGUE VALLEY RAILROAD SHOW, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 27, Jackson County Expo, Central Point, 541-944-9176. Railroading displays, exhibits, hands-on layouts, door prizes, swap and sales, raffle. Admission $5 general, $1 ages 6-12.

• DRINK AND GIVE EVENT, 5-8 p.m. Nov. 29, The Holly Theatre, 226 W. Sixth St., Medford. Guests visit tables hosted by local nonprofit organizations while enjoying alcoholic beverages. Free admission.

• A TOAST TO THE WILD, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Dec. 2, Belle Fiore Winery, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland, 541-476-0222. Wine and hors d'oeuvres, animals from Wildlife Images, music by Mercy. Tickets $100, all-inclusive.

• BOYS & GIRLS CLUB CHRISTMAS AUCTION BENEFIT, Dec. 2, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, 541-479-5258, renee@begreat4kids.com. Holiday feast, local wine and beer, live and silent auctions. Tickets $50.

• CHRISTMAS TREE AUCTION, 4-7 p.m. Dec. 3, VFW Hall, 410 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-582-0689. Social hour (4 p.m.), dinner (5 p.m.), themed decorated Christmas tree auction (6 p.m.) with Santa and Mrs, Claus. Dinner is $10; proceeds help families in Rogue River and Wimer during the holidays.

• A VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 3-4, Dec. 10-11, Dec. 17-18, Dec. 26, Beekman House, 470 E. California St., Jacksonville, 541-245-3650. Tour historic home to learn how Christmas was celebrated during the late 1800s. $5 adults, $3 students and seniors.

• HOLIDAY HOME TOUR, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 4, Medford area, si-medford.org. Self-guided tour of homes decked out for the holidays., plus raffle baskets. Tickets $15, sold at Judy's Grants Pass Florist.

• MUSICIANS SWAP, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 4, Hilltop Music Shop, 205 N. Phoenix Road, Suite J, Phoenix, 541-897-4525. Vendors offer musical instruments, recording equipment, musical gear and more, raffles, refreshments.

• HISTORY LECTURE SERIES, noon Dec. 7 Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, noon, Dec. 14, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996, 541-773-6536. The 12th in a year-long history lecture series called "Windows in Time." Free.

• ROGUE VALLEY CHRISTMAS MARKET, 3-8 p.m. Dec. 9-10, Fry Family Farm Story, 2184 Ross Lane, Medford. Handmade crafts and gifts from more than 50 local artisans, music, Light Up a Life ceremony, hot apple cider and cocoa. Free admission

• ABUNDANCE SWAP, Dec. 11, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, www.liveatthearmory.com. Community gathering for buying, selling trading quality items. Free admission.

• ASHLAND ICE RINK, 95 Winburn Way, Ashland, 541-488-9189, 541-488-5340, www.ashland.or.us/icerink. Open through Feb. 26, times vary. Admission $3.50-$4; skates $2.50 per pair.

Douglas County

• HOLIDAY HOME TOUR, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 11, Roseburg area, 541-672-2532, uvarts.com. Self-guided tour of three homes decked out for the holidays (1-4 p.m.), with holiday party at the Arts Center. Tickets $15.

• FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS & HOLIDAY VILLAGE, 5:30-9 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays, 5:30-10 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, through Jan. 1, River Forks Park, Roseburg, 541-672-3469. Drive-through holiday lights display, giant nutcracker, arts and crafts, wagon rides, Santa (village open 5:30-9 p.m. Thursday-Sunday, through Dec. 24.). Drive-through is $10 per car.

Willamette Valley

• FEED YOUR BODY & SOUL ART EXHIBIT AND ARTISAN MARKET, 10 a.m.-8 p.m,. Nov. 26, Broadway Commerce Center, 44 W. Broadway, Eugene, www.facebook.com/heartineugene. Artwork and hand-crafted items, complimentary food and music, drawlings. Free admission, nonperishable food donations earn extra drawing tickets.

Portland area

• ZOOLIGHTS, 5-9 p.m. daily, Nov. 25-Dec. 1, Oregon Zoo, 4001 S.W. Canyon Road, Portland, oregonzoo.org. Holiday display of more than 1 million lights, carousel, train rides. $4.95-$14.95.

Casinos

Douglas County

• SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-772-5425. Littletown, Nov. 23-27; The Price is Right Live, Nov. 26-27; Amy Clawson, Nov. 30-Dec. 4; That Other Band, Dec. 7-11; UFC 206 Viewing Party, Dec. 10; Hank Shreve Band, Dec. 14-18; Rick Jones Brotherhood, Dec. 21-25; Amy Clawson, Dec. 28-Jan. 1; Justin Shandor as Elvis, Jan. 7-8; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

Portland area

• SPIRIT MOUNTAIN CASINO, Grand Ronde, 800-760-7977. Civil War Viewing Party, Nov. 26; Tracy Morgan, Dec. 10; UFC 206 Viewing party, Dec. 10; Holiday Wine & Spirits Fair, Dec. 17; UFC 207 Viewing Party, Dec. 30; New Year's Eve Party, Dec. 31; Smokey Robinson, Jan. 14.

Oregon coast

• CHINOOK WINDS CASINO, Lincoln City, 888-244-6665. Civil War Viewing Party, Nov. 26; North Pole Express, Dec. 2-23; Kellie Pickler, Dec. 9-10; New Year's Eve Parties, Dec. 30-31; Bill Engvall, Jan. 20-21.

• MILL CASINO HOTEL, North Bend, 800-953-4800. Festival of Trees, through Nov. 30; Comedy Night, Wednesdays; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

• THREE RIVERS CASINO, Florence, 541-997-7529. Civil War Tailgate Party, Nov. 26; UFC 206 Viewing Party, Dec. 10; Swinging with the Rat Pack, Dec. 2-3; UFC 207 Viewing Party, Dec. 30; New Year's Eve Party, Dec. 31; Justin Shandor as Elvis, Jan. 13-14; UFC 208 Viewing Party, Jan. 21; UFC 209 Viewing Party, Feb. 11; UFC 210 Viewing Party, March 4; So You Think You Can Sing, Wednesdays.


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