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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. Feb. 24-25, 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. Feb. 24, Josh Gibson, acoustic blues, reggae and more, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

• CEDARWOOD SALOON, 1345 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-6160. Feb. 24-25, 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. 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. Feb. 23, Marbin, instrumental progressive jazz-rock, with singer songwriter Michael Smith opening; Feb. 24-25, Tina N The Mix, rock-pop. Music is 8 p.m.-midnight, no cover.

• THE HAUL, 121 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4991. Feb. 23, The Bones of J.R. Jones, roots, blues, folk, country from Brooklyn, N.Y., 8 p.m.-midnight; Feb. 24-25, "The Vagina Monologues," 7 p.m., $5-$7, benefits Women's Crisis Support Team; Feb. 24, Orchards, post-rock sextet from Salem, with Impulse Control, alt-rock/post-punk trio, opening, 8 p.m.-midnight; Feb. 25, Fortune's Folly, alt-rock from Eugene, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

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• 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. Feb. 24-25, 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. Feb. 24, Husk, country, 7-10 p.m.; Feb. 25, Cover 3, acoustic covers, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

• MCGREW'S, 33105 Redwood Highway, O'Brien, 541-596-2202. Feb. 24, Ripple Effect, 9 p.m.-midnight, $5.

• 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. Feb. 24, karaoke, 8 p.m. No cover.

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

• THE SOUND LOUNGE, 225 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-479-0712. Feb. 23, Burlesque Bingo, dancers comedians, bingo, 7-9 p.m., $5; Feb. 24, The Bill Town Boys, 9 p.m.-midnight; Feb. 25, Sexy Saturday Night Hip Hop, DJs, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Feb. 26, Within Sight, , Cathedral Hills, World Over, Critic the Cannibal, metal, 8 p.m.-1 a.m.; March 1, open mic with Frankie Hernandez, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover, unless noted.

• SPEAKEASY TAPROOM & WINE BAR, 208 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-450-4248. Feb. 24, Phil King, acoustic guitar and vocals, 8-11 p.m.; Feb. 25, Mardi Gras Party, 5 p.m., with seafood boil and Delta blues by Rogue Rage Duo, 8-11 p.m., dress-up encouraged; Tuesdays, salsa dancing, lesson 8:30 p.m., $5, open dance 9:30 p.m., free; Wednesdays, Pints and Paints 6:30 p.m., $40-$45, call to confirm. No cover, unless noted.

• STITCHES! BAR & GRILL, 670 Fruitdale Drive, Grants Pass, 541-244-1961. Feb. 24-25, Gypsy Gillis, rock, 8:30-12:30 p.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. Feb. 24, Guppy, acoustic folk duo, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

• THE WHAMMY BAR, 1620 Williams Highway, Grants Pass, 541-479-0910. Feb. 24, The John Dough Boys, folk-rock punkgrass, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

• WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. Wednesdays, open mic, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

• WILD RIVER PUB, 533 N.E. F St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4456. Feb. 24-25, Comedy Night, with Susan Jones and Tom and Dex Carvey, hosted by Kris Vandehey, 8 p.m., $7 advance, $10 door; March 16, 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. March 1, Brad Parsons Band, rock from Portland, 9 p.m., $17 advance, $20 door; March 6-7, California Honeydrops, R&B, funk, soul, $27 advance, $30 door; March 15, Quick & Easy Boys, rock trio, Yak Attack, electronica, $17 advance, $20 door; March 18, Polyrhythmics, funk, $17 advance, $20 door; March 29, Grant Farm Band, American roots, with Horseshoes and Hand Grenades, acoustic Americana, $17 advance, $20 door; April 3, The Werks, psychedelic rock, and Brothers Gow, funk-rock improv, $12 advance, $15 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. 23, Boss' Daughter, John Dough Boys, Steaksauce Mustache, 9:45 p.m.; Feb. 28, TheDopestMatrix, Phatty Bobby, Josia, Jupus, G-Go, Rayven, LiulC, Sarah Savage, 3 p.m.-2:30 a.m.; March 1, Hiwattage, 9:45 p.m.; March 8, Jonathan Warren and The Billy Goats, 9:45 p.m.-2 a.m. Cover.

• BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. Feb. 23-24, Eric Leadbetter, acoustic, 7-10 p.m. Thursday, 8-11 p.m. Friday; Feb. 25, The Elephant, 8-11 p.m.; March 2, The Brothers Reed, acoustic folk pop duo, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

• BLACK SHEEP PUB AND RESTAURANT, 51 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6414. Sundays, Celtic music jam, 2-5 p.m., no cover.

• BOOMTOWN SALOON, 105 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-702-2252. Feb. 25, TC & The Reactions, power R&B, 8:30 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

• BRICKROOM, 35 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6030. Feb. 24, Great American Canyon Band, Americana, 9 p.m., $5; March 3, Slow Corpse, indie rock, with The Juniper Berries, 9 p.m., $10; March 5, Bradford Loomis, acoustic singer-songwriter, 7 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.

• CATTLEMEN'S, 108 Depot St., Rogue River, 541-582-1631. Feb. 24, Dos Tacos, alt-rock, 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. Feb. 24-25, Comedy Night with opener Steven Tye and headliner Steven Briggs, 9-10:30 p.m., $10, karaoke after comedy.

• GRANITE TAPHOUSE, 23 S. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-5055. Thursdays, open mic with Robbie DaCosta, 9 p.m.-midnight; Saturdays, DJ dance music, 10:30 p.m.-2 a.m.

• GRAPE STREET BAR & GRILL, 31 S. Grape St., Medford, 541-500-8881. Feb. 24, Fogline, country, country rock, 9 p.m.-midnight; Feb. 28, Ashland Blues Society Jam with The Rogue Suspects Trio, 6:30-9:30 p.m. No cover.

• HABANEROS, 142 N. Front St., Medford, 541-779-9770. Feb. 24-25, Ring of Trees, rock, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. No cover.

• HEARSAY, 40 S. First St., Ashland, 541-7625-0505. Feb. 23, Jim Quinby, standards, oldies, originals, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

• THE HOMESTEAD PUB , 119 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-299-0644. Feb. 25, The Spiral Kings, classic rock, hard rock, 9 p.m.-1 a,.m. No cover.

• HOWIE'S ON FRONT, 16 N. Front St., Medford, 541-773-5767. Feb. 24, Fortune's Folly, indie pop rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Feb. 25, Masquerade Ball 2017, DJ dance music, 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. Feb. 24, Parole Denied, 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. Feb. 24, The Pearls; Feb. 25, SuckerPunch, punk, El Chapo, garage punk, Something on The Wing, punk rock, The Juniper Berries; March 3, Within Sight, Fallen Theory, Proclaimer, hard rock. Shows at 9 p.m. Cover charges vary.

• LA BAGUETTE MUSIC CAFE, 340 A St., Ashland, 541-482-0855. Feb. 23, Fabiano do Nascimento, Brazilian guitar, 7-9 p.m.; Feb. 24, Papa Bear Duo, 7-8 p.m.; Feb. 25, Thor Polson Trio, modern jazz standards, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. No cover.

• THE LITTLE BROWN JUG, 104 S. Pacific Highway, Talent, 541-535-3447. March 4, The Rogue Suspects, rock, funk, blues, 6-9 p.m., $10. karaoke follows; Fridays and Saturdays, karaoke, 9 p.m. No cover.

• MILAGROS, 1465 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-708-0190. Feb. 23, Jras and One Dollar Check, 9 p.m. Cover.

• MORRTON'S, 980 Phoenix Road, Medford, 541-772-3154. Feb. 24, Savanna Duo, light rock, folk, 8-10 p.m. No cover, all ages.

• OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. Feb.23, Hannah Mayree, 7-9 p.m.; Feb. 24, DiTrani Brothers, 9-11 p.m.; Feb. 25, 86ixt, 9 p.m.-midnight, $5; Feb. 28, Noah Derksen, 8-10 p.m.; Sundays, Dan Engle and Friends, 6-9 p.m.; Mondays, open mic, 9-11 p.m. No cover.

• PIER 21, 841 Stewart Ave., Medford, 541-776-3263. Feb. 24-25, Saucy, 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. Feb. 24, Mike Watt and The Missing Men, rock, punk, folk, with Toys That Kill, 8:30 p.m.-midnight, $15 advance at brownpapertickets.com; Feb. 25, DJ dance music, 8:30 p.m.-midnight, cover; 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. Feb. 25, David Pinsky and Phil Newton, acoustic blues, 9-11:30 p.m.; Mondays, Robbie DaCosta, blues, rockabilly, 8-11 p.m.; Tuesdays, karaoke, 9-11:30 p.m.; Thursdays, Trivia, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

• STANDING STONE BREWING COMPANY, 101 Oak St., Ashland, 541-482-2448. Feb. 26, Phoenix Sigalove, singer-songwriter, 3-5 p.m. No cover.

• THE TALENT CLUB, 114 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-2721. Feb. 24, Squirrel Soup Trio, alt, rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., no cover.

• TOUVELLE LODGE, 9367 Table Rock Road, Central Point, 541-826-4855. Feb. 26, Terry Road, 2-6 p.m. No cover.

• THE TROPHY CLUB, 812 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-772-4131. Feb. 24, Total Strangers, classic rock, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; Saturdays, karaoke, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

• THE WILD GOOSE CAFE & BAR, 2365 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-488-4103. Feb. 27, Peggy Rose's Singer Showcase, 7:30-11 p.m; Feb. 28, Justin Gordon and the AAA All Stars, 8-11 p.m; Fridays and Saturdays, karaoke, 8-11 p.m.; Sundays, Jim Quinby, 6-8 p.m., Little Thom's Open Mike, hosted by Dave Hampton, 8:30-11:30 p.m. No cover.

Wineries

Josephine County

• SCHMIDT FAMILY VINEYARDS, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9985. March 3, Ellipse, adult contemporary rock duo, 5-8 p.m. No cover.

Jackson County

• BELLE FIORE WINERY, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland, 541-552-4900. Feb. 23, Not Too Shabby Jazz Trio; Jan. 24, Jeff Stanley, acoustic guitar and vocals; Feb. 25, Dan Fellman with Stolen Moments, jazz; Feb. 26, David Pinsky and Phil Newton, acoustic blues, noon-2 p.m.; Feb. 26, Kat Man D, 1970s folk, 5-7 p.m.; March 1, The Brothers Reed, acoustic folk pop duo; ; March 2, Ed Dunsavage Trio, jazz. Music is 6-8 p.m., unless otherwise noted. No cover.

• CAPRICE VINEYARDS, 1320 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-482-3798. Alpaca fiber wet felting hat class, Feb. 25; March 11 and 18; April 8, 15, 22; May 13 and 20, 1 p.m., $75-$85, advance reservations.

• DANA CAMPBELL VINEYARDS, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point, 541-499-0449. Feb. 19, Trivia, 3-5 p.m.

• ROXY ANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. Feb. 24, Colonel Mustard, classic and contemporary rock, 6-8 p.m., $5; March 1, live music, 6-8 p.m., no cover. yann.com

• SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. Feb. 23-24, and March 1, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals; Feb. 25, Incognito Duo. Music is 6-8 p.m., no cover.

Music

Josephine County

• ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONY, 3 p.m. Feb. 26, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-708-6400, rvsymphony.org. Trumpeter Daniel Kocurek joins orchestra to perform Segei Vasilenkko's "Concerto Poem for Trumpet" and Astor Piazzolla's "Libertango"; plus works by Beethoven and Brahms. Tickets $15, $22, $30, $37; $10 for youth, $5 for Oregon Trail Card holders.

• IRISH ROVERS, 8 p.m. March 1, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, www,roguetheatre.com. Canadian Irish folk group, for ages 21 and older; $28 general, $38 and $43 reserved.

• ROCK CONCERT, 6-10 p.m. March 3, Eaden Ballroom, w244 S.W. K St., Grants Pass. Music by Something More, pop punk from Maryland; Chris Swartz, acoustic pop punk from Maryland; Cathedral Hills, metalcore from Medford; Impulse Control, alt pop punk from Ashland. Suggested $6 donation.

• LYDIA PENSE AND COLD BLOOD, 8 p.m. March 3, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, www,roguetheatre.com. R&B and blues, with Tommy Castro and The Painkillers, for ages 21 and older; $33 general, $38 and $43 reserved.

• THE EVERLY BROTHERS EXPERIENCE, 8 p.m. March 4, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, www,roguetheatre.com. Dylan and Zachary Zmed recreate the music of Don and Phil Everly, for ages 21 and older. Tickets $20, general admission.

• COMMUNITY MUSIC NIGHT, 6-9 p.m. March 5, March 19, Bridgeview Community Church, 5181 Holland Loop Road, Cave Junction, 541-592-3923. Acoustic music jam. Free.

• IAN ETHAN CASE, 7:30 p.m. March 7, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557. Multi-instrumental, 18-string loop master, from Boston. Tickets $15.

• ROCK CONCERT, 6-10 p.m. March 9, Eaden Ballroom, 244 S.W. K St., Grants Pass. Music by Tigerwine, from Colorado Springs, Colo., Dead Set, from Colorado, Hostages, from Eugene. Suggested $7 donation.

• ACOUSTIC JAM, 6-9 p.m. March 16, 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.

Jackson County

• RAIN — A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Band performs full range of The Beatles discography onstage, with multi media experience. Tickets $42, $45, $48.

• ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONY, 7:30 p.,m. Feb. 24, SOU Music Recital Hall, Ashland; 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-708-6400, rvsymphony.org. Trumpeter Daniel Kocurek joins orchestra to perform Segei Vasilenkko's "Concerto Poem for Trumpet" and Astor Piazzolla's "Libertango"; plus works by Beethoven and Brahms. Ashland tickets are $36-$55; Medford tickets are $15-$48; $10 for youth.

• SOUTHERN OREGON REPERTORY SINGERS, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25, 3 p.m. Feb. 26, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-0900, repsingers.org. "A Wisp of Beauty" program features music by composer Eric Whitacre, music of Arvo Part, folk music of Latvia and Lithuania, and a piece based on Japanese-inspired melodies and Buddhist poetry. $26 and $32, $5 for Oregon Trail Card holders.

• CASCADE CLARINET CONSORT & SISKIYOU SAXOPHONE ORCHESTRA, 7:30 p.m. March 1, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348. $5-$10.

• JEFF PEVAR, 8 p.m. March 1, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, theoregoncabaret.com. Renowned guitarist performs with singer Inger Jorgensen. $15.

• SOUTHERN OREGON JAZZ ORCHESTRA, 8-10 p.m. March 1, Eagles Lodge, 2000 Table Rock Road, Medford, sojazzorchestra.com. Sixteen-piece big band. Free.

• ENSO STRING QUARTET, 7:30 p.m. March 3, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6154, chambermusicconcerts.org. Groups performs music of Hugo Wolf, Giacomo Puccini, Ginastera, Ravel. $33 and $38, $5 for students and Oregon Trail Card holders.

• NEF THE PHARAOH, RAE ROCK AND VON VATTON, 8 p.m. March 3, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, www.liveatthearmory.com. Rap, hip hop, with Peacoat Gang, Dane Oseven and others, for 16 and over. $17.50 advance, $20 door; sold at The Music Coop and online.

• OREGON OLD TIME FIDDLERS, 1-3 p.m. March 4, Eagle Point Grange, 5 S. Shasta Ave., Eagle Point, 541-488-3593. Acoustic music jam for all ages. Admission by donation.

• JEFFERSON BAROQUE ORCHESTRA, 3 p.m. March 5, First Congregational Church, 717 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-683-6648. Ballads and dances showcasing citterns and bandoras. lute and recorders. $15 general, $10 seniors, $5 students.

• ORGAN AND TRUMPET RECITAL, 3 p.m. March 5, First Presbyterian Church, Eighth and Holly streets, Medford, 541-482-3075. Robert Train Adams and Phil Sullivan perform a variety of music. Free, donations accepted.

• ADRIAN LEGG, 7 p.m. March 5, Hilltop Music Shop, 205 N. Phoenix Road, Phoenix, 541-488-3869, www.siskiyoumusicproject.com. Solo fingerstyle guitarist. $25 general, $20 members, $10 students.

• SICK PUPPIES, 8 p.m. March 6, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, www.liveatthearmory.com. Hard rock, with local opener and Devour the Day, for 21 and over. $20 advance, $25 door; sold at The Music Coop and online.

• "SPRING AWAKENING," 8 p.m. March 9-10, 2 and 8 p.m. March 11, 2 p.m. March 12, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-8196. Concert version of Tony Award-winning musical about a 19th-century youthful passion tragically stifled by adult oppression. $18-$21.

• LYLE LOVETT AND JOHN HIATT, 7:30 p.m. March 10, Craterian Theater, Medford, 541-708-6400, craterian.org. Singer-songwriters join forces for an intimate show. $72, $75, $78.

• FESTIVAL OF CHOIRS, 7 p.m. March 11, Craterian Theater, Medford, 541-708-6400, craterian.org. Five choruses present a variety of chorale music, with soloists and chamber orchestra. $10-$20 general, $5 students.

• ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONIC BAND, 3 p.m. March 12, Central Medford High School, 815 S, Oakdale Ave., Medford, 541-227-3787, roguevalleysymphonicband.org. "Stormy Weather" program features works that approach the concert of "storm" from a variety of perspectives. $12 adults, $10 seniors, $8 students, $20 family.

• LETTUCE 9 p.m. March 14, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, www.liveatthearmory.com. Classic funk with hip hop and jazz influences. $30 advance, $35 door; sold at The Music Coop and online.

• BOB HAWORTH, noon-1:30 p.m. March 15, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford; 541-774-8679. Songs of the sea, with stories, photos, videos. Free.

• NEW WEST GUITAR GROUP, 7 p.m. March 16, Paschal Winery, 1122 suncrest Road, Phoenix, 541-488-3869, www.siskiyoumusicproject.com. Trio plays covers, standards, originals on acoustic and electric guitars. $25 general, $20 members, $10 students.

• JEFFERSON STATE CHORAL COALITION, 3 and 7:30 p.m. March 18, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-488-5637. A cappella program. $15 adults, $5 students; tickets at Paddington Station and the door.

Douglas County

• UMPQUA CHAMBER ORCHESTRA & UMPQUA SINGERS, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28, First Presbyterian Church, 823 S.E. Lane Ave., Roseburg, 541-440-4691. Program of light classical and popular music. $7 per person, $15 per family.

• UMPQUA SINGERS, 7:30 p.m. March 10, Centerstage Theatre, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-4691. Chorus is joined by the Bighorn Jazz band to perform high-energy music including jazz standards and contemporary selections. $7 per person, $15 per family.

• WOMEN OF THE WORLD, 7 p.m. March 13, Jacoby Auditorium, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-236-2566. A cappella quintet performs original and traditional folk music from around the world. $20 general, $15 seniors, $5 students, $40 for families.

Northern California

• WOMEN OF THE WORLD, 7:30 p.m. March 17, Crescent Elk Auditorium, 994 G St., Crescent City, Calif., 707-464-1336. A cappella quintet performs original and traditional folk music with a contemporary twist. $12-$20.

On Stage

Josephine County

• "THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES," 7 p.m. Feb. 24-25, The Haul, 121 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4991. Women perform monologues dealing with various aspects of the feminine experience, including sex, love, rape, menstruation, birth, orgasm. $7 general, $5 students and seniors, plus a silent auction, with proceeds benefitting the Women's Crisis Support Team.

• "THE RAINMAKER," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through March 3-19, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, barnstormersgp.org. Romantic comedy about a charming con man who brings rain and love to a scorched western town during the Great Depression. Tickets $15; March 2 is $5 preview; March 9 is pay-what-you-can actors' benefit.

• "WOMEN'S 'RISE UP' MONOLOGUES: TALES FROM THE WOMEN'S MARCH," 2 p.m. March 12, Unitarian Universalists, 129 N.W. E St., Grants Pass, 541-292-6310. Speakers share their stories and experiences. Suggested donation, $7-$10.

• 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

• OREGON SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, Feb. 24-26, Ashland, 541-482-4331, www.osfashland.org. The 2017 season opens with "Julius Caesar," (Feb. 24-Oct. 29); "Henry IV, Part 1" (Feb. 25-Oct. 28); "Shakespeare in Love," (Feb. 25-Oct. 29); "Mojada," Feb. 26-July 6. Dates, times and ticket prices vary.

• "HOW THE OTHER HALF LOVES," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 1:30 p.m. Sundays, Feb. 24-March 19, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055, ctporegon.org. Alan Ayckbourn's farce about three couples dealing with secret affairs. $20 general, $15 children, students and seniors; 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23 preview is $10-$15.

• "THE CURIOUS ADVENTURE OF THE CLOCKWORK PRINCE," 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 1 p.m. Sundays, through Feb. 26, Randall Theatre Company, 10 E. Third St., Medford, 541-632-3258, randalltheatre.com. A comedic musical mystery featuring super sleuth Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. Reserved seating $18 general, other seats pay-what-you-want at the door, subject to availability.

• "CALENDAR GIRLS," 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through Feb. 26, Camelot Theatre, 101 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-5250, www.camelottheatre.org. Middle-aged women pose nude for a saucy calendar to raise money for a memorial. Tickets $18-$34, rush tickets (10 minutes before curtain) are $18.

• "MEDEA EVERYWOMAN," 6:30 p.m. Feb. 27, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-292-6310. Two-act play explores discovery and redemption. Donation.

• "THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES," 7:30 p.m. March 2-3, 2 p.m. March 4, Craterian Theater, Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Teen Musical Theater of Oregon presents story of Will Rogers with song, music and dance. $24 general, $12 youth.

• LIVE TO DANCE WITH THE ARC STARS, 5:30 p.m. March 4, Cascade Christian High School, Medford, www.thearcjackson.org. Dinner, entertainment, dancing competition, judging and awards. $50 for dinner and show, $15 for competition only (starting at 7:30 p.m.).

• "JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT," 7 p.m. March 7-10, 2 and 7 p.m. March 11, Crater High School, 655 N. Third St., Central Point, 541-494-6348. Musical based on the biblical story of Joseph, whose dreams told the future. $10 adults, $7 students and seniors.

• "WOMEN'S 'RISE UP' MONOLOGUES: TALES FROM THE WOMEN'S MARCH," 1:30 p.m. March 11, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555, Medford Center, Medford, 541-292-6310. Speakers share their stories and experiences. Suggested donation, $7-$10.

• "DON PASQUALE," 8 p.m. March 17, 3 p.m. March 19, Mountain Avenue Theater, 201 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-261-5776, 800-901-7173, bravaopera.com. Fully staged comic opera by Donizetti, performed in English, with professional singers and instrumentalists. $35 adults, $15 students.

• JAY OWENHOUSE — AUTHENTIC ILLUSIONIST, 4 and 8 p.m. March 18, Craterian Theater, Medford, 541-708-6400, craterian.org. Escape artist, magician, illusionist. $39, $39, $69.

• "NOISES OFF," 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through April 9, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, theoregoncabaret.com. A classic door-slamming farce set behind the scenes of a new stage show. $22-$36.

Douglas County

• CURTAINS," 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Feb. 17-March 5, Centerstage Theatre, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-7700. Musical whodunit, with PG-13 content. $10-$13.

• "VINCENT," 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through Feb. 19, Betty Long Unruh Theatre, 1614 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-673-2125, www.uact-theatre.com. One-man show looks into Vincent van Gogh's life and art, with projections of his paintings. $5-$12.

Child's Play

Josephine County

• WILD WEEKENDS, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, through April 29, 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. Upcoming sessions: "Signs of Spring," Feb. 25; "Critter Kitchen," March 4; "Wild Hospital," March 11.

• YOUNG MASTER GARDENERS, 11:30 a.m.-noon and 3-3:45 p.m. March 8, Josephine Community Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. Program looks at growing seeds, what's inside seeds and how seeds sprout. Free; morning program for 5 and younger, afternoon for 6 and older.

• SENSORY FRIENDLY GYM, 10 a.m.-noon March. 18, 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.

• 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, 9-11 a.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.

• SHALLOW WATER PLAY HOUR, 10-9-10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Grants Pass Family YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-474-0001. Youth ages 3-5 and their parents play water games, swim. $5 per family for nonmembers, free for members.

• 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

• 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. March 3 downtown Grants Pass, grantspassport.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 February, Roberta Lightfoot at Umpqua Bank, 1670 Williams Highway.

• FIREHOUSE GALLERY, 214 S.W. Fourth St., Grants Pass, 541-956-7489. "Point of View," retrospective exhibit by Virginia Andrade, spanning 30 years as an abstract artist, through Feb. 24. "Freya's Vortex of Expectations," installation of assemblage sculpture made from clothing and shoes, by Monica Mitchell, associating mythology and consumerism, Feb. 28-March 24.

• GALLERY ONE AT THE MUSEUM, 229-B S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1218. Encaustic by Tommi Drake, through February. Three-dimensional water clay sculpture by Jose Curtis, March 1-31.

• GRANTS PASS BRANCH LIBRARY, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. "Alexander Hamilton: The Man Who Made Modern America," multi-paneled exhibit of the life and achievements of Alexander Hamilton, through March 14.

• GRANTS PASS MUSEUM OF ART, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. "Zen De Zign," meditative, patternistic drawings, and "Black and White," collections of black-and-white art, classical through modern, Feb. 16-March 31.

• GRANTS PASS VINTAGE OUTLET AND CONSIGNMENTS, 124 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-295-7540. "Early Work" by James Condos, colored pencil and collage elements used to create elaborate compositions of animals, people, flowers and combinations of each, through February.

• 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.

• ROGUE ROASTERS, 610 S.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-476-6134. Photography or Oregon landscapes and natural features, by Cherie Kissinger, through February.

• UNTITLED 2.0, 119 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, www.untitled2gallery.com. "Strange bedfellows: Preview 2017," a group show of artists scheduled for exhibition in 2017, including Stephanie Lee, darte, Kristen O'Neill, Tim Kowalczyk, e bender-webb, Philip Hughes-Luing, Paul Silas Trapp, James Condos, Paul James Cunningham and others, through Feb. 28.

• WISEMAN GALLERY, Rogue Community College, 3345 Redwood "100 Paintings for 100 Years," oil paintings by Trine Bumiller, from a residency in Rocky Mountain National Park, honoring the park's centennial, through Feb. 24. "Eros and Thanatos," mixed media consideration of beauty, vulnerability, pain and brokenness, by Susan Hensel, March 1-April 7.

Jackson County

• ASHLAND GALLERY WALK, 5-8 p.m. March 3, downtown Ashland, 541-488-8430, 877-PLAN-ART. Artists' receptions at downtown galleries.

• THIRD FRIDAY ART WALK, 5-8 p.m. March 17, throughout Medford. Local galleries and businesses hold receptions for art viewers. Free.

• ART AND SOUL GALLERY, 247 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-9006. "Journeys of the Heart," paintings by John Lambie, through Feb. 24; "Celebrate Color," oil paintings by Claire O. Harkins, Feb. 28-March 31.

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

• ART PRESENCE, 206 Fifth St., Jacksonville, 541-899-3759. "Naked Art Show," art with no matts, no frames, through Feb. 26.

• ASHLAND ART CENTER, 357 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-301-5975. Work by Bridget Reynolds," through February, plus work by gallery artists, ongoing.

• ASHLAND ART WORKS, 291 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-4735. Pottery by Bonnie Morgan and fabric work, including woven scarves and table toppers, by Angelic Stewart, through February.

• BERRYMAN GALLERY, at the Craterian theater, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-772-8118. Plein air oil paintings by Sarah F. Burns, through March 28.

• CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS, Art Building, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, 541-212-0292. "some assembly required," survey of art practices using found, ready-made objects, Pratt Institute MFA candidate group exhibition; "Double Vision//Faded Memory," photography and video work by Grace Prechtel; "Forest Wanderer," watercolor abstractions by Paige Gerhard; "Noumenon," large-scale oil paintings by Allen Smith; "Shadows of Thoughts," acrylic paintings by Dewy Burton, Feb. 24-March 24; reception 5-8 p.m. March 3.

• CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS STEVENSON UNION GALLERY, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, 541-212-0292."Herstory: The Art of Womanhood," group exhibition showcasing the experiences of womanhood and femininity, in recognition of Women's History Month, March 3-24; opening reception 6-9 p.m. March 3, with music, wine, snacks.

• GALLERIE KARON, 500 A St., Ashland, 541-482-9008. "East Meets East," art, antiques, figures, furniture, jewelry and clothing from Japan, China, Afghanistan, Tibet, Nepal and other countries of the Eastern world, through February.

• HANSON HOWARD GALLERY, 89 Oak St. Ashland, 541-488-2562. "Bountiful Harvest," panels and giclee prints celebrating farm workers in the Rogue Valley and "Border Crossings," panels and giclee prints concerning the water protectors at Standing Rock Indian Reservation in the Dakotas, by Betty through Feb. 28; lush, colorful paintings by Gabriel Mark Lipper, March 1-31.

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

• 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 John Christer Petersen, through February.

• ROGUE GALLERY, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, 541-772-8118. New work, in watercolor, acrylic, oils, pastels, photography and collage, from 37 Rogue Gallery members, through April 22.

• SCHNEIDER MUSEUM OF ART, Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Avenue, Ashland, 541-552-6245, www.sou.edu/sma. "Shapes of Curiosity," SOU creative arts faculty exhibition, with work by David Bithwell, Cody Bustamante, Garrick Imatani, Miles Inada, Kyle Peets, Max Reinhardt, Margaret Sjogren, Robin Strangfeld, Summer through March 11.

• STEVENSON UNION GALLERY, Stevenson Union, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Southern Oregon University, Ashland, 541-212-0292. "Movement of the Hand or Memory of Touch," video installation of digital images by Chelsea Couch, in which the artist's body becomes an instrument that probes its own edges, through Feb. 24.

Douglas County

• THE ART GALLERY AT UCC, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-4692. "Angels Passing," portraits of people met in passing in Portland, capturing nuances of gesture, expression and character, by Michael Hoeye, through March 17.

• GALLERY 7, Seven Feathers Casino Resort, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. "Land & Sea," paintings by Andrew Duclos and Vinita Pappas, through March 20.

• UMPQUA VALLEY ARTS CENTER, 1624 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-672-2532. "A Radical Light," group exhibit; "A Good Distance," works by Laurie Danial; "Art Quit," group exhibit; "Young Impressions," works by Douglas High School students; "Horizon Lines," works by Clarissa and Colby Stephens, through March 10.

Literary

Josephine County

• AUTHOR INNOVATIVE MARKETING, 2:30-4 p.m. March 7, Rogue Valley Retirement, 1001 N.E. A St., Grants Pass, 541-643-9289, doranne@yourbodybook.com. Authors work together to promote their craft, increase public awareness, expand readership, increase sales.

• POETRY SHARING, 7-9 p.m. March 10, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Read or listen to poems. Free, donations welcome.

• ECKANKAR BOOK DISCUSSION, 10:30 a.m. March 11, Grants Pass Branch Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-7648. Ongoing study of "Wisdom of the Heart" 3.

• CHRISTIAN WRITERS SUPPORT GROUP, noon-1:30 p.m. March 14, All the World Christian Center, 239 S.E. G St., Grants Pass (use door between the cleaners and the church), 541-439-5948. Bring a current writing project. No membership fee, donations welcome.

• 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

• AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m. Feb. 25, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-201-0866. Nature photographer and author Paul Bannick presents his new book "Owl: A Year in the Life of the North American Owl." $25.

• AUTHOR TALK, 2-3 p.m. Feb. 26, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Author and newspaper columnist Susanne Severeid shares her latest book "When Someone You Love Is Dying — Some Thoughts to Help You Through." Free.

• BRAIN BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP, 1:30-3 p.m. Feb. 28, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "What Intelligence Tests Miss: The Psychology of Rational Thought" by Keith Stanovich. Free.

• AUTHOR TALK, 5-7 p.m. Feb. 28, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Peter Gibb reads, performs and talks about his memoir, "King of Doubt." Free.

• AUTHOR TALK, 2-3 p.m. March 5, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Author James Sulzer shares his adventure novel "The Card People." Free.

• AUTHOR TALK, noon-1:30 p.m. March 9, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Author KG Stiles presents her new nook "The Essential Oils: Complete Reference Guide: Over 250 Recipes for Natural Wholesome Aromatherapy." Free.

• AUTHOR TALK, 2-3 p.m. March 11, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Author Joanna Kubicka Fenn shares her memories, journals, stories and poems in a new memoir "Weaving the Strands of Life." Free.

• SECOND TUESDAY BOOK CLUB, 3-4:30 p.m. March 14, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "The Secret History" by Donna Tartt. Free.

• SECOND TUESDAY BOOK CHAT, 5:30 p.m. March 14, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6415. Book discussion group reads "It's a Long Story" by Willie Nelson. Free.

• EXPLORATIONS OF AGING BOOK GROUP, 2-3:30 p.m. March 15, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group, facilitated by Gaea Yudron. Free.

• THIRD THURSDAY LIBRARY BOOK GROUP, 5:30-6:30 p.m. March 16, 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. March 18, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-8679. Book discussion group. Free.

• SISKIYOU SLEUTHS BOOK GROUP, 3 to 4:30 p.m. March 29, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Mystery discussion group reads "The Secret Place" by Tana French. Free.

Fairs, Fests

Josephine County

• ZWICKELMANIA, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 25, Wild River, 595 N.E. E St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7487. oregoncraftbeer.org. Brewery hosts free tours, tastings, half-price growler fills.

Jackson County

• ZWICKELMANIA, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 25, Medford and Ashland breweries, oregoncraftbeer.org. Southern Oregon breweries host open houses, brewery tours, special events, tastings. Participating breweries are Opposition, Standing Stone, Walkabout. Free.

• OREGON CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL, March 3-5, Ashland Hills Hotel, 2525 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-631-2008, www.oregonchocolatefestival.com. Events include chocolate makers's dinner, chocolate festival (see below), product competitions and chef demos, classes, panel discussions, socials. Friday social $10; day pass $20; two-day pass for Saturday and Sunday, $30.

• OREGON CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL EXPO, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. March 4-5, Ashland Hills Hotel, 2525 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-631-2008, www.oregonchocolatefestival.com. Chocolates, wines, beers, vendors. Admission $20.

Oregon coast

• NEWPORT SEAFOOD & WINE FESTIVAL, 5-9 p.m. Feb. 23, noon-9 p.m. Feb. 24, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 25, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 26, Newport Marina, Newport, contact 800-262-7844, www.seafoodandwine.com. Food booths, wineries, craft vendors. Admission $16 Thursday, $17 Friday, $22 Saturday, $8 Sunday; three-day pass $40.

• SAVOR CANNON BEACH, March 9-12, Cannon Beach, www.savorcannonbeach.com. Four-day festival highlights regional wines and cuisine; includes Best of the Northwest throwdown (March 9, $40), winemaker's premium pours (March 10, $40), wine and gallery walk, (March 10, $40) wine tasting workshop (March 11, $20), wine walk (March 11, $40), gold medal wine and battle of the bites, (March 12, $40).

Misc.

Josephine County

• GIRLS ROCK!, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 25, Grants Pass High School, 830 N.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass, 541-476-4334. Hands-on workshops related to science, technology, engineering and math for girls ages 9-13, with an adult. Free.

• BOWLING FOR BOWSER, 1-4 p.m. Feb. 25, Caveman Bowl, 1230 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-479-5154. Teams bowl games to raise money for the Rogue Valley Humane Society. $10 per person; call to sign up and for details.

• MARDI GRAS MASKED BALL, 8 p.m. Feb. 25, Takilma Community Building, 9367 Takilma Road, Cave Junction. Music by Flat 5 Flim Flam, DJ music after 11 p.m., food, wine and beer for sale, games, for age 18 and older only; $10-$20, sliding scale.

• RUN FOR THE LAW, 8:30 a.m. March 4, Club Northwest, 2160 N.W. Vine St., Grants Pass, 541-660-8186. Kids dash (8:30 a.m., free), 5k and 10k runs (9 a.m., $10 for youth, $20 for adults). Benefits Securing Our Safety.

• ROSE PRUNING CLINIC AND DEMONSTRATION, 10 a.m. March 4, Rose Garden, Riverside Park, East Park Street, Grants Pass, 541-955-5076.Sponsored by the Rogue Valley Rose Society. Free.

• FIRST CRUSH, 4-7 p.m. March 4, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants pass, 541-660-0612, 541-476-7717, www.firstcrushtickets.com. Showcase of Southern Oregon wine, beer and gourmet foods, for ages 21 and over only. $40; tickets at Casa Amiga, Sandi's Candies, The Venuti group, Chamber of Commerce; benefits various groups through the Rotary Club of Greater Grants Pass.

• HORSE SHOW AND GYMKHANA, 9 a.m. March 4-5, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-660-5767. Gymkhana is Saturday, horse show is Sunday, hosted by Josephine County Sheriff's Mounted Posse. Free for spectators.

• TINKERBELL PRESCHOOL BENEFIT, 6:30-8:30 p.m. March 10, Bear Hotel, 2101 N.E. Spalding Ave., Grants Pass, 541-226-2383. Silent auction, raffle, dessert, coffee. Admission is free, raffle tickets $5.

• WINNER'S DINNER, 5 p.m. March 11, Bear Hotel, 2101 N.E. Spalding Ave., Grants Pass, 541-244-0684. Dinner, silent auction, drawing, music, to benefit Jo Co Spay & Neuter Fund. $60; sold at Blind George's Newsstand.

• 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.

Jackson County

• SOUTHERN OREGON SPORTSMAN SHOW, noon-9 p.m. Feb. 24, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Feb. 25, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 26, Jackson County Expo, Central Point, www.attheexpo.com. Hundreds of exhibits on fishing, hunting, camping, boating, plus head and horns competition, big game exhibit, giant fish tank, shooting gallery, archery range. $7 adults, $1 kids 6-11.

• OSCAR NIGHT GALA, 4:30-9:30 p.m. Feb. 26, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-3823, ashlandfilm.org. Five-course dinner and dessert, red carpet entrance, no-host bar, telecast broadcast on 30-foot screens. $95, gala attire encouraged.

• "BECAUSE WE WERE STRANGERS: PERSONAL IMMIGRATION STORIES," 7 p.m. Feb. 27, Temple Emek Shalom, 1800 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2909. Speakers share their own stories of immigration to America, with musical offerings in between. Free.

• HISTORY LECTURE SERIES, noon March 1, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, noon, March 8, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996, 541-773-6536. "Author Edison Marshall — Fame and Fortune," the third in a year-long history lecture series called "Windows in Time." Free.

• BODY POSITIVE FASHION SHOW, 6-7:30 p.m. March 9, Student Union Art Gallery, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, 541-212-0292. SOU students of all genders, body types and styles show off their favorite outfits for each of the four seasons. Free.

• CELTIC CELEBRATION, 6:30-8:30 p.m. March 17, Rogue Gallery and Art Center, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, 541-772-8118, www.roguegallery.org. Irish food and beer, Irish music, Irish-themed art show, singing competition. Tickets $35, sold online, by phone, at the door.

Douglas County

• CELEBRATION OF LITERACY READING FAIR, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 25, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 541-672-2998 Book exchange, book walk, crafts, puppet shows, bounce house, cheetah encounter. Free, food for sale.

Willamette Valley

• ZWICKELMANIA, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 25, Willamette Valley breweries, oregoncraftbeer.org. Breweries host open houses, tours, tastings, special events. Most are free.

Casinos

Douglas County

• SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-772-5425. The Brothers Reed, through Feb. 26; "Midget Wrestling Warriors," March 11; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

Portland area

• SPIRIT MOUNTAIN CASINO, Grand Ronde, 800-760-7977. The Righteous Brothers, Feb. 25; Michael Bolton, March 18; Wine & Spirits fair, April 22.

Oregon coast

• CHINOOK WINDS CASINO, Lincoln City, 888-244-6665. Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, March 3-4; Comedy on the Coast, March 31-April 1; Three Dog Night, April 21-22; Clint Black, June 22-23.

• MILL CASINO HOTEL, North Bend, 800-953-4800. Southcoast Clambake Jazz Festival, March 9-12; Trivia Night, Tuesdays, through April 25; BBQ Blues and Brews on the Bay, May 26-28; cribbage tournament, Sept. 1-5; Comedy Night, Wednesdays; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

• THREE RIVERS CASINO, Florence, 541-997-7529. UFC 210 Viewing Party, March 4; Restless Heart, March 24-25; So You Think You Can Sing, Wednesdays.


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