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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. Dec. 2-3, The Rockets, rock, 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. Dec. 2, Jesse Kennemer, eclectic guitar, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

CEDARWOOD SALOON, 1345 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-6160. Dec. 2-3, Blowin' Smoke, modern country, 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.

• THE G SPOT, 24099 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-592-5220. Dec. 3, Ben Rice Band, blues, 8-11 p.m; Thursdays, open mic, 7-10 p.m.; Wednesdays, karaoke with Jammer Dave, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

• G STREET BAR AND GRILL, 125 S.E. G St., Grants Pass, 541-956-5427. Dec. 2-3, live music. Music is 8 p.m.-midnight, no cover.

• THE HAUL, 121 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4991. Dec. 2, Fortune's Folly, alt rock from Eugene, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

• 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. Dec. 2-3, Brian Risling and Airtight Alibi, rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

• THE LAUGHING CLAM, 121 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1110. Dec. 2, No Too Shabby, funk, soft rock, blues, 7-10 p.m.; Dec. 3, Relative Soul, soul, folk, blues, originals, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

• MCGREW'S, 33105 Redwood Highway, O'Brien, 541-596-2202. Dec. 2, Lonesome Road, country, 8 p.m., $3.

• 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.

• 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.

• ROGUE BARBERS, 304 S.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-476-1275. Dec. 2, Phil King, Americana, covers, originals, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

• ROGUE ROASTERS, 610 S.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-476-6134. Dec. 2, Arturo Ville Corona, classical guitar, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

• THE SOUND LOUNGE, 225 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-479-0712. Dec. 1, karaoke, 8-11 p.m.; Dec. 2, The Resinators, featuring Tomikaze The Sexy Beast, 3 Ring and Cyborg, 10 p.m.-2 a.m.; Dec. 3, Night of the Living DJs, dance music, 10 p.m.-2 a.m. No cover.

• SPEAKEASY TAPROOM & WINE BAR, 208 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-450-4248. Dec. 2-3, Nick Spurgeon, acoustic guitar and vocals, 8-11 p.m.; 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. Dec. 2-3, DeLuxe, 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. Dec. 2, Now and Then, acoustic trio, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

• VIOLET CONTINUED, 224 S.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-761-3737. Dec. 2, Jen Ambrose, folk, pop, blues, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

• WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. Dec. 3, Half Guppy, acoustic, 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. Dec. 15, acoustic jam, 6-9 p.m.; Tuesdays, Mike Brons, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m., no cover.

Jackson County

• APPLEGATE RIVER LODGE, 15100 Highway 238, Applegate, 541-761-9353, www.liveatthegate.com. Dec. 4, Hot Buttered Rum, California acoustic music, $15 advance, $20 door; Dec. 8, Cast of Clowns, psychedelic jam band, $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. Dec. 1, Tim Mitchell Duo, acoustic rock, 7-9 p.m. Dec. 2-3, Beats Workin' Band, 8-11 p.m.; No cover. Dec. 8, David Pinsky and Phil Newton, blues, 7-1 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. Dec. 3. Hog Wild, classic rock, 8:30-11:30 p.m. No cover.

• BRICKROOM, 35 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6030. Dec. 6, Griffin House, rootsy Americana, 9 p.m., $18 advance, $20 door; Dec. 15, Local Music CD Release Party, hip hop, indie, acoustic, electronic, 9 p.m. $10.

• 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. Dec. 2, DJ Greene, dance music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays, karaoke, 8 p.m. No cover.

• CHADWICKS PUB AND SPORTS BAR, 2300 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-770-1234. Dec. 2-3, Comedy Night with opener Phillip Kopczynski and headliner Mike Merryfield, 9-10:30 p.m., $10, karaoke after comedy.

• GRAPE STREET BAR & GRILL, 31 S. Grape St., Medford, 541-500-8881. Dec. 3, Gypsy Gillis Band, rock, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

• HABANEROS, 142 N. Front St., Medford, 541-779-9770. Dec. 2-3, live music, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. No cover.

• THE HOMESTEAD PUB , 119 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-299-0644. Dec. 3, Tina N' The Mix, rock, blues, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

• HOWIE'S ON FRONT, 16 N. Front St., Medford, 541-773-5767. Dec. 1, Kyle Gass Band, rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Dec. 2, Blender with guest, indie rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Dec. 3, Arc Iris with Slow Corpse, indie pop 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. Dec. 2, Gypsy Gillis Band, rock, 9 p.m.-midnight; Tuesdays, open mic, 7-10 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.

• JOHNNY B'S ROCKIN' DINER, 120 E. Sixth St., Medford, 541-773-1900. Dec. 2, Medford — It Gets Worse Worst Tour, 7 p.m.-midnight; Dec. 3, Graveburner, Vomittface, Enslave the Creation, Bald Eagle Shirt, 8 p.m.-1 a.m.; Dec. 5, Pere Ubu, 9 p.m. Cover charges vary.

• THE LITTLE BROWN JUG, 104 S. Pacific Highway, Talent, 541-535-3447. Dec. 6, Jam at the Jug, with Robbie DaCosta and Tom Stamper, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Dec. 13, Southern Oregon Jazz Orchestra, 7-9 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. Dec. 2, Leonard Griffee Duo, blues, 8-10 p.m. No cover, all ages.

• PIER 21, 841 Stewart Ave., Medford, 541-776-3263. Dec. 2-3, Total Strangers, 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. Dec. 2-3, DJ dance music, 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m.; Dec. 4, Meghan Linsey, country for all ages, 5-9 p.m., $15 advance at 541-973-2887, universe.com; Tuesdays and Fridays, free line dance lessons, 7-9 p.m.; Thursdays, open mic, 8 p.m., no cover.

• SMITHFIELDS PUB & PIES, 23 S. Second St., Ashland, 541-482-7437. Dec. 2, David Pinsky and Phil Newton, blues, 9-11:30 p.m.; Mondays, Robbie DaCosta, blues, rockabilly, 7:30-9:30 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. Dec. 4, The Fabulous Savoys, blues, R&B, 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. Dec. 2, Roger Lemstrom, alt country, Americana; Dec. 3, The River South, original indie pop,. Music is 6:30-8:30 p.m.

• THE WILD GOOSE CAFE & BAR, 2365 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-488-4103. 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. No cover.

Wineries

Josephine County

• SCHMIDT FAMILY VINEYARDS, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9985. Dec. 3, Wine and Foodies, 1-4 p.m. No cover.

Jackson County

• BELLE FIORE WINERY, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland, 541-552-4900. Dec. 1, Ed Dunsavage Trio, jazz; Dec. 3, Grant Ruiz, classical guitar; Dec. 4, David Scoggin, piano, noon-2 p.m.; Dec. 4, Ben Gault Trio, jazz, swing, 4-6 p.m.; Dec. 7, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop. Music is 6-8 p.m., unless otherwise noted. No cover.

• DANA CAMPBELL VINEYARDS, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point, 541-499-0449. Dec. 18, Trivia, 3-5 p.m. No cover.

• EDENVALE ENOTECA, 17 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-3377. Dec. 2, Steve Keim, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-8 p.m. No cover

• EDENVALE WINERY, 2310 Voorhies Road, Medford, 541-512-2955, ext. 2. Sunday brunch, 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. Sundays through Jan. 8, $25, reservations; cooking classes with chef Doug Todd, 6-8 p.m. 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.

• PASCHAL WINERY, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-535-7957. Dec. 2, Wine Club Party, with music by Jeff Stanley, buffet and wine, 6-9 p.m.; Dec. 3, Wine Club Party, with live music, buffet and wine, 6-9 p.m.

• ROXY ANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. Dec. 2, The Evening Shades, indie rock, pop, progressive rock, 6-8 p.m., $5; Dec. 7, live music, 5-7 p.m.

• SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. Dec. 7, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals. Music is 6-8 p.m.

Music

Josephine County

• 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.

• RIVER SOUTH TRIO, 6-9 p.m. Dec. 2, Fifth and G streets, Grants Pass. Melodic roots rock, from Ashland. Free.

• 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.

• CHRISTMAS CHILDREN'S CHOIR, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 9, Owl Parking Lot, Fifth and H streets, Grants Pass. Children's choir, directed by Gene Simmons, performs seasonal songs. Free.

• 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.

• SONGS OF THE HEART & HOME, 4 p.m. Dec. 11, Thunder Ridge Rand, Galice, 541-471-2206. Acoustic house concert features Greg Blake Trio playing Appalachia meets modern bluegrass. Limited seating, donation only; call for info and directions.

• 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.

• DELGANI STRING QUARTET: MUSIC ENLIGHTENS TEXT, 3 p.m. Dec. 17, Newman United Methodist Church, 132 N.E. B St., Grants Pass. A collaborative performance with Man of Words Theatre Company's Rickie Birran, coupling text by Lewis Carroll, Robert Browning, Williams Blake and John Milton with new music by composer Paul Safar. $20 general, $5 students, sold at the door.

• 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.

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.

• JAZZ GUITAR CONCERT, 7 p.m. Dec. 3, Hilltop Music Shop, 205 N. Phoenix Road, Phoenix, 541-897-4525. Ed Dunsavage hosts CD release party, debuting music from "Provenance," on a 1948 D'Angelico Excel guitar. $20, includes CD.

• 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 includes sacred and secular holiday music from around the world. $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.

• BRANDON RIDENOUR, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9, North Medford High School, 1900 N. Keene Way Drive, Medford, 541-772-1384, jcconcerts.org. Trumpeter and composer. $25; sold at Piano Studios and Showcase and online.

• 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.

• FAMILY SING-ALONG, 1-3 p.m. Dec. 11, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd, Ashland, 541-774-6995. Tish McFadden, Brian Freeman and the Children's Ukulele band lead holiday favorites, with some percussion instruments provided, with candle making and other crafts, special storytime and life-sized gingerbread house. Free

• 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.

• BRAD IRVIN, 6-7 p.m. Dec. 14, Gold Hill Library, 202 Dardanelles St., Gold Hill, 541-855-1994. Festive music of the season, gift books for kids. Free.

• 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.

• LAZER LLOYD, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 25, Havurah Shir Hadash, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 800-838-3006, brownpapertickets.com. Solo blues concert. Optional Chinese dinner served at 6 p.m. Dinner and concert $30, concert only $15. Tickets sold at Music Coop in Ashland, by phone or online.

• BEATS ANTIQUE, 9 p.m. Dec. 29, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, www.liveatthearmory.com. World roots electronica fusion trio, with Thriftworks opening. $30 advance, $35 door, for age 21 and older only.

• 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.

• "PARFUMERIE," 7 p.m. Dec. 9-10, 2 p.m Dec. 11, North Valley High School, 6741 Monument Drive, Grants Pass, 541-479-3388. Gentle comedy about quarelling perfume story employees who mistakenly fall in love. $5 adults, $4 students.

• "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 HEART OF WINTER," 5 p.m. Dec. 10-11, Lorna Byrne Middle School, 102 S. Junction Ave., Cave Junction, 541-649-2333. Art Stars, ArtNovas, EverStars and dancefarmplayers perform original dance and theater shoe celebrating the holidays. Pay-what-you-can, at the door; Saturday show followed by $5-$15 sliding scale bottomless soup bowl dinner.

• "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

• "MOONLIGHTING 2016," 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.

• "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.

• "THE SNOW QUEEN," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, 1:30 p.m. Sundays, through 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.

• "THE PINE MOUNTAIN LODGE," 8 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, through Dec. 31, and 8 p.m. Dec. 13, Dec. 20 and 26, and 1 p.m. Dec. 21 (no shows Dec. 25, Dec. 27), Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, theoregoncabaret.com. A returning WWII vet is tasked with shutting down his late father's upstate New York hotel — or putting on one last show to save it. Tickets $21 and $35.

Douglas County

• "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.

• "IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE," 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through 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.

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

• 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

• SANTA CLAUS STORYTIME, 11-11:30 a.m. Dec. 12, Central Point Library, 116 S. Third St., Central Point, 541-664-3228. Santa reads stories for kids, hands out candy canes and coloring books. 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. See art listings below for individual venues.

• ART IN THE COMMUNITY, members of the Josephine County Artists' Association show their paintings. For December: Gillian McMains at Umpqua Bank, 1670 Williams Highway.

• AUGUST FOX DESIGN, 122 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-295-7528. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Dec. 2, with a raffle of a designer white Christmas tree valued at $250; tickets are $5.

• BLISS STOP, 755 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-507-1930. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Dec. 2, with modern folk by singer songwriter Stoney Holiday (7-9 p.m.), Christmas cookies and egg nog, door prizes and glitter bar.

• BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. Glass art by Keegan Brons from the Glass Forge, through December. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Dec. 2, with music by Jesse Kennemer.

• CANDELA DANCE STUDIO, 122 N.E. F St., Grants Pass, 541-291-7900. Open with a First Friday Live Ugly Sweater Dance 7:30-11 p.m. Dec. 2 with west coast swing lesson at 7:30 p.m., open dancing 8:30-11 p.m., with an ugly sweater contest. Admission $8.

• EVANGEL, 201 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-476-5125. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Dec. 2, with the Rogue Community College Choir performing classic Christmas carols.

• FIREHOUSE GALLERY, 214 S.W. Fourth St., Grants Pass, 541-956-7489. "December Invitational," multi-media exhibit with work by Elan Chardin Gombart, Heidi Harless, Richard Newman and Karen Staal, through Dec. 8, with card reproductions of the artists' work for purchase. Open for First Friday Live, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Dec. 2, with Mayan native art and crafted gift items for sale, to benefit Adopt-a-Village in Guatemala.

• GALLERY ONE AT THE MUSEUM, 229-B S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1218. "Winter Solstice," photography by gallery artists, Dec. 1-30. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Dec. 2.

• GRANTS PASS MUSEUM OF ART, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Annual Membership Exhibition, non-juried show of 154 pieces by 88 museum members, ranging from sculpture to fabric to paintings and mixed media, through Dec. 15. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Dec. 2.

• GRANTS PASS VINTAGE OUTLET AND CONSIGNMENTS, 124 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-295-7540. Fire Mountain Gems' annual Employee Art Exhibit, with more than 50 entries of art, photography and jewelry design, through December. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Dec. 2, with a raffle.

• GRIESS FAMILY BREWS, 220 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-450-9090. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Dec. 2, with a new drink menu.

• HOLIDAY INDIE MARKET, 124 S.E. G Street, Grants Pass, 541-295-7540. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Dec. 2, with 30 local vendors featuring jewelry, baby clothes, vintage goods, candles, decor, women's clothing, skin care products.

• 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.

• THE KITCHEN COMPANY, 301 S.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-4955-5311. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Dec. 2, with bundt cake samples and a raffle of bundt cake forms.

• REBEL BRICKS, 229-A S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-244-1933. Whimsical monsters in acrylic by Misti King, through December. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Dec. 2.

• ROGUE BARBERS, 304 S.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-476-1275. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Dec. 2, with photo opps with Mrs. Claus, music by Phil King, holiday treats, wines by Hellgate Cellars, winter wonderland decorations, including North Pole bathroom.

• SANDI'S CANDIES, 145 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-660-8838. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Dec. 2, with $5 raffle tickets for a large gift basket.

• 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. Open for First Friday Live, 6-9 p.m. Dec. 2, with free tastings of favorite holiday food pairing wines, from whites to ports, plus hot coder and homemade fudge.

• TRUE JUICE, 124 N.W. D St., Grants Pass, 541-441-4551. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Dec. 2, with contemporary ceramics by Daniel Kittleson, guitar and vocals music by Janeen McGinnis and Dave Vestnys (6:30-8:30 p.m.), free samples and free organic apple cider.

• UNTITLED 2.0, 119 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, untitled2gallery.com. "Proto-Fetishist Paintings" by Paul James Cunningham, through December. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Dec. 2, with cello music by Cassie Stanger and a chance to meet the artist.

• 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. "50th Fall Transparent Media Traveling Show," 20 award-winning works by members of the Watercolor Society of Oregon, Dec. 1-30.

• ARTISAN EYEWORKS, 180 Lithia Way, No. 103, Ashland, 541-414-7320. Photographer Darcie Sternenberg, through December.

• 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. Three-dimensional printmade jewelry by Tiffany Hokanson, through December, 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. Mixed media paintings by Cammy Davis, through Jan. 30.

• GALLERIE KARON, 500 A St., Ashland, 541-482-9008. "Gifts from the Gifted," through December.

• 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. "Gallery Artists Salon," paintings, prints, sculpture and ceramics by gallery artists, through Dec. 30; reception 5-8 p.m. Dec. 2.

• HOUSTON'S CUSTOM FRAMING, 280 E. Hersey St., No,. 11, Ashland, 541-482-1983. Peanuts original animation art, 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. Contemporary paintings, glass, wood, ceramics and jewelry by gallery artists, ongoing.

• THE PHOTOGRAPHERS' GALLERY, 357 E, Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2772. Images by David Lorenz Winston, through December.

• 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, "Paper Designs" hand-toned rolled spools of paper by Laurie Brown, 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; reception 5-8 p.m. Dec. 2, with piano music by Tatsiana Asheichyk.

Douglas County

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

• GALLERY 7, Seven Feathers Casino Resort, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. "Umpqua Plein Air Traveling Exhibit, award-winning paintings from Umpqua Plein Air 2016, through Jan. 7.

• 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, on the theme The Clothes We Wear. 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

• 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.

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.

• ARTISANS HOLIDAY FAIRE, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 10, Community Bible Church, 113 S. Caves Ave., Cave Junction, 541-592-6222. Work by local artists and craftsmen, music, food. Free admission.

Jackson County

• 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

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

• WINTER WELCOME OPEN HOUSE, 1-4 p.m. Dec. 4, Deer Creek Center, 1241 Illinois River Road, Selma, 541-597-8533. Decorate cookies, make nature ornaments, lodge tours, refreshments, biologist talk on "Climate and Your Land," chil and cornbread served at 3 p.m. 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.

• HOLIDAY SOCIAL, 7 p.m. Dec. 7, Illinois Valley High School, 625 E. River St., Cave Junction, 541-592-2116. band and choir performance, live tree and gift auction. Tickets $1 each or six for $5; benefit to holiday food baskets for needy families. canned food donations also welcome.

• 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.

• LIGHT UP A LIFE CEREMONY, 6-8 p.m. Dec. 13, Lovejoy Hospice, 939 S.E. Eighth St., Grants Pass, 541-474-1193. Remembrance ornaments, tree lighting, slide show, music, reading of names, refreshments. Free.

• 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

• 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. Tours begin every 15 minutes. $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

• HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE, 1-3 p.m. Dec. 11, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd, Ashland, 541-774-6995. Family sing-along of holiday favorites, with some percussion instruments provided, candle making and other crafts, special storytime and life-sized gingerbread house. Free

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

• HOLIDAYS AT HANLEY FARM, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 26-27, Hanley Farm, 1053 Hanley Road, Central Point, 541-773-6536, ext. 202, www.sohs.org. Tour decorated farmhouse, hear holidays stories, family history, warm cider, self-guided tours of the grounds. Admission is free, home tours $3-$5; advance registration suggested.

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.

Portland area

• ZOOLIGHTS, 5-9 p.m. daily, through Jan. 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. Amy Clawson, through 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. 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. 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. Comedy Night, Wednesdays; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

• THREE RIVERS CASINO, Florence, 541-997-7529. 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.


Entertainment Guide

Editor's note: This schedule is good beginning Dec. 2.
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