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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. March 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. March 25, Donna Tennaro and Jesse Kennemer, jazz, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

• CEDARWOOD SALOON, 1345 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-6160. March 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. March 25, Cover 3, acoustic covers, originals, 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. March 23, Owl W, with guest, heavy psych rock; March 24, Stoned Evergreen Travelers, hellbilly rock from Tacoma, James Hunnicut, John Dough Boys, punk bluegrass; March 25, Leonard Griffe Blues Band; March 30, Dos Tacos, alt rock. Music is 8 p.m.-midnight, unless otherwise noted. No cover.


• THE HAUL, 121 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4991. March 24, Suckerpunch, rock from Nashville, Tenn., Dad's Racket, punk from Southern Oregon, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; March 25, King Roy Wing, original folk Americana from Ashland, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. 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. March 24-25, Tina N The Mix, rock and blues, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

• THE LAUGHING CLAM, 121 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1110. March 24, Barrel House, rock, 7-10 p.m.; March 25, Now & Then, acoustic Latin, soft rock, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

• MCGREW'S, 33105 Redwood Highway, O'Brien, 541-596-2202. March 24, Lonesome Road, 8 p.m.-midnight, $3; March 26, Soulmedic with The Escort Service Band, reggae, with Mista Chief and DJ Romulus, 9 p.m., $10.

• 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. March 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. March 23, Burlesque Bingo, dancers comedians, bingo, 7-9 p.m., $5; March 24, Daydream Machine, alt rock from Portland, and Souvenir Driver, bliss pop from Portland, 9 p.m.-midnight; March 25, Manchino, rock from Eugene, 9 p.m.-midnight; March 26, Reggae Sunday with The Resinators of Eugene, 8-11 p.m. No cover, unless noted.

• SPEAKEASY TAPROOM & WINE BAR, 208 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-450-4248. March 24, Phil King, acoustic guitar and vocals, 8-11 p.m.; March 25, Mike Brons, acoustic guitar and vocals, 8-11 p.m.; Tuesdays, salsa dancing, lesson 8:30 p.m., $5, open dance 9:30 p.m., free; Wednesdays, Catchin' Eddies, 4:30-7:30 p.m., 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. March 24-25, The Rockets, classic 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. March 24, Tim Wallace and Michelle LeComte, jazz and standards, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

• THE WHAMMY BAR, 1620 Williams Highway, Grants Pass, 541-479-0910. March 25, DJ Finattik, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

• WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. March 25, Samuel Betzen, 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. March 24-25, Comedy Night, with Andrew Rivers and Todd Armstrong, hosted by Kris Vandehey, 8 p.m., $7 advance, $10 door; April 20, third Thursday 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, March 23, Lyrics Born, punk rap, $25 advance, $30 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; April 18-19, Melvin Seals and JGB, jam band, $25 advance, $30 door; April 24, Head for the Hills, progressive string music, $13 advance, $15 door; April 30, Hot Buttered Rum, West Coast bluegrass, $17 advance, $20 door; May 7, Shook Twins, indie folk-pop, $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. March 23, The Fabulous Miss Wendy, Mythological Horses, 9:45 p.m.-12:45 a.m.; March 24, Erik Griffiths, Brent Mark, Phake, 9:45 p.m.-2 a.m.; March 26, Source of All Sorrows, Mistaken Existence, Proclaimer, Within Sight, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Cover.

• BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. March 23, The Brothers Reed, indie folk pop duo, 7-10 p.m. ; March 24-25, Charles Guy and Sonido Alegre, flamenco, Spanish, Latin, 8-11 p.m.; March 30, Eric Leadbetter, acoustic, 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. March 25, Mercy, blues, R&B, 8:30 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

• BRICKROOM, 35 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6030. March 23, Impulse Control, punk rock, with The Evening Shades opening, 9 p.m., $5; March 25, Rose Cousins and Caitlin Canty, folk, 9 p.m., $15 advance, $17 door; April 3, Towr's, indie rock, 9 p.m., $8 advance; April 6, The Brothers Comatose, Americana rock, with Lowest Pair opening, 9 p.m., $15 advance; April 26, T Sisters, folk, Americana, bluegrass, 9 p.m., $10. Advance tickets at

• 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. Tuesdays and Thursdays, karaoke, 8 p.m., no cover.

• CHADWICKS PUB AND SPORTS BAR, 2300 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-770-1234. March 24-25, Comedy Night with opener Jeremiah Coughlin and headliner Leif Skyving 9-10:30 p.m., $10, karaoke after comedy.

• GRANITE TAPHOUSE, 23 S. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-5055. Saturdays, DJ dance music, 10:30 p.m.-2 a.m.

• GRAPE STREET BAR & GRILL, 31 S. Grape St., Medford, 541-500-8881. March 24, The Fret Drifters, finger-style guitar duo, 7-10 p.m.; March 25, Flat Patty, hard rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; March 28, Ashland Blues Society jam with Nancy Mac Band, 6:30-9:30 p.m. No cover.

• HABANEROS, 142 N. Front St., Medford, 541-779-9770. March 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. March 26, Danielle Kelly Jazz Trio, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

• THE HOMESTEAD PUB , 119 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-299-0644. March 25, The Roadsters, country, classic rock, 9 p.m.-1 a,.m. No cover.

• HOWIE'S ON FRONT, 16 N. Front St., Medford, 541-773-5767. March 24, Buckle Rash, outlaw country, southern rock, with John Dough Boys, punk bluegrass, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; March 25, 100 Watt Mind, 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. March 24, Robbie DaCosta Band, rockabilly, blues, 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. March 23, Junk Parlor, Tornado Ripe; March 25, punk night; March 30, Bob Log III, Iconoplasty, Step It Up and Go. Shows at 9 p.m. Cover charges vary.

• LA BAGUETTE MUSIC CAFE, 340 A St., Ashland, 541-482-0855. March 24, Pistols in Petticoats, female Americana band. 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; March 24, Clara Baker, folk from Corvallis, 7-9 p.m.; March 25, Hollis Peach, progressive folk duo, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; March 29, jazz jam, 10 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

• THE LITTLE BROWN JUG, 104 S. Pacific Highway, Talent, 541-535-3447. Fridays and Saturdays, karaoke, 9 p.m. No cover.

• MORRTON'S, 980 Phoenix Road, Medford, 541-772-3154. March 24, Leonard Griffie Duo, blues, 8-10 p.m. No cover, all ages.

• OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. March 23, One Dollar Check, 9 p.m.-midnight; March 24, Bazooka Zoo, 9-11 p.m.; March 25, Pistols in Petticoats, Americana, 8-11 p.m.; March 26, Jessica Campbell, 9-10 p.m.; March 30, The singer and the songwriter, 8:30-11:30 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. March 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. March 24-25, DJ dance music, 8:30 p.m.-midnight, cover; March 26, Mickey Avalon, rap, 7 p.m., $15 at; April 11, Carter Winter, with Jones and Fischer, 7:30 p.m., $5 advance, $8 door; 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. March 24, Danielle Kelly Jazz Trio, 9-11:30 p.m.; March 26, The Brothers Reed, indie folk pop duo, 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. March 26, King Roy Wing, folk, Americana, 3-5 p.m. No cover.

• THE TALENT CLUB, 114 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-2721. March 24, Life During Wartime: A Talking Heads Experience, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

• TOUVELLE LODGE, 9367 Table Rock Road, Central Point, 541-826-4855. March 26, Beau Berry Band, rock, blues, 2-6 p.m. No cover.

• THE WILD GOOSE CAFE & BAR, 2365 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-488-4103. March 23, T.J. Elton Trio, 8-11 p.m. 8-11 p.m.; March 24, Dave Scoggin, 6-7:30 p.m., karaoke, 8:30 p.m.-midnight; March 25, karaoke, 9 p.m.-midnight; March 26, Jim Quinby, 6-8 p.m., Little Thom's Open Mike, hosted by Dave Hampton, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; March 27, Peggy Rose's Singer's Showcase, 8-11 p.m.; March 28, Dave Hampton, 8-11 p.m.; March 29, The Elephant, 8-11 p.m.; March 30, Miss Lonely Hearts, 8-11 p.m. No cover.


Josephine County

• SCHMIDT FAMILY VINEYARDS, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9985. March 24, Rick Millward, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5-8 p.m. No cover.

• TROON VINEYARD, 1475 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9900. April 1, Winemakers Dinner, five-course meal with reserve label wines, $85, reservations required.

Jackson County

• AGATE RIDGE WINERY, 1098 Nick Young Road, Eagle Point, 541-830-3050. March 24, Bonfire Friday, with acoustic music by Jef Ramsey, 5-8 p.m. No cover.

• BELLE FIORE WINERY, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland, 541-552-4900. March 23, Paul Turnipseed Trio, New Orleans jazz. ; March 24, Jeff Stanley, acoustic guitar and vocals; March 25, Lee Stewart, acoustic, 2-4 p.m; March 25, Stolen Moments with Dan Fellman, jazz; March 26, Jon Galfano, acoustic guitar and vocals, noon-2 p.m.; March 26, Rod Petrone, jazz guitar, 5-8 p.m.; March 29, Bob Haworth, acoustic guitar and vocals; March 30, Montana Soul, folk, rock, country. 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, April 8, 15, 22; May 13 and 20, 1 p.m., $75-$85, advance reservations.

• EDENVALE ENOTECA, 17 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-3377. March 30, Sommelier Series Part II: Deductive Tasting Method, 5-7 p.m., $20-$25, with reservations.

• GRIZZLY PEAK WINERY, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland, 541-482-5700. March 24, Stephen Inglis, slack key guitar, American folk music, 7 p.m., $20 advance, $25 door; tickets at Houston's Framing, Paddington Station, 541-261-5432; April 4, Martin Gerschwitz, keyboardist, 7-9 p.m., $15.

• KRISELLE CELLARS, 12956 Modoc Road, White City, 541-830-8466. April 1, Mike Brons, acoustic guitar and vocals, 1-4 p.m. No cover.

• ROXY ANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. March 24, The Rogue Suspects, rock, blues, funk, 6-8 p.m., $5-$7; March 29, open mic with Mike Dunn and friends, 5:30-7:30 p.m., no cover.

• SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. March 24, Bret Levick, eclectic guitar and vocals; March 25, T.J. Elton, acoustic guitar and vocals; March 29, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals. Music is 6-8 p.m., no cover.


Josephine County

• GRATEFUL DEAD EXPERIENCE: THE SCHWAG, 8 p.m. March 24, Williams Grange, 20100 Williams Highway, Williams. Grateful Dead tribute band from Missouri, featuring former members of the Jerry Garcia Band. $15, all ages.

• PORTLAND GAY MEN'S CHORUS, 7 p.m. March 25, Newman United Methodist Church, Sixth and B streets, Grants Pass, 541-479-5369. Program titled "BraveSouls and Dreamers." Tickets $15, benefits the Maslow Project; sold at Listen Here, Oregon Books, by phone, at the door

• MATT BEDNARSKY, 7 p.m. March 26, Merging Rivers Zen Center, 243 S.W. J St., Grants Pass, 541-295-5475. Singer songwriter gives intimate house concert-style show. $15 advance, $20 door.

• YONDER MOUNTAIN STRING BAND, 8 p.m. March 26, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, www, Progressive bluegrass, for ages 21 and older, with The Lil' Smokies opening. $25.

• JEFFERSON BAROQUE ORCHESTRA, 7 p.m. April 1, Newman United Methodist Church, 132 N.E. B St., Grants Pass, 541-683-6648. Music by French Baroque composer Jean-Joseph Cassenda de Mondonville, with orchestra and chorus. $20 general, $18 seniors, $5 students.

• COMMUNITY MUSIC NIGHT, 6-9 p.m. April 2, Bridgeview Community Church, 5181 Holland Loop Road, Cave Junction, 541-592-3923. Acoustic music jam. Free.

• ROCK CONCERT, 6-10 p.m. April 8, Eaden Ballroom, 244 S.W. K St., Grants Pass. Music by Short Stories, emo post-hardcore from San Diego; Citysick, emo-indie rock from Chico; Goldberg, Source of All Sorrows, metalcore from Central Point. $5.

• JACKYL, 8 p.m. April 8, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, www, Hard rock, heavy metal, Southern rock, for ages 21 and older;, with Black Halo opening. $30.

• BRIAN CHRIS ROGERS, 7:30 p.m. April 8, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557. R&B, reggae and funk from Sacramento, Calif. $15.

• ROGER CLYNE AND THE PEACEMAKERS, 8 p.m. April 13, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, www, Pop-tinged Americana, for ages 21 and older; $20.

• ACOUSTIC JAM, 6-9 p.m. April 20, 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

• BLUE LIGHTNING, 7 p.m. March 25, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, Rock band celebrates 25th anniversary, with appetizers, no-host bar, for 21 and older only. $25.

• LAUREN PELON, 2-3 p.m. March 26, Jacksonville Library, 340 W. C St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1665. Musician traces the roots of music through time and cultures, performing on 25 different instruments. Free.

• THE BROTHERS REED, 8 p.m. March 29, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, Americana folk pop duo. $15.

• THE GREAT AMERICAN FOLK SONG 1-2 p.m. March 31, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-8679. Tim Holt shares history of and performs a variety of American folk songs. Free.

• OREGON OLD TIME FIDDLERS, 1-3 p.m. April 1, Ashland Community Center, 59 Winburn Way, Ashland, 541-488-3593. Acoustic music for all ages. Admission by donation.

• ROGUE VALLEY SILVER STARS, 3 p.m. April 1, Craterian Theater, Medford, 541-779-3000, Area seniors perform in talent competition. $15.

• JEFFERSON BAROQUE ORCHESTRA, 3 p.m. April 2, First United Methodist Church, 175 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-683-6648. Music by French Baroque composer Jean-Joseph Cassenda de Mondonville, with orchestra and chorus. $20 general, $18 seniors, $5 students.

• TALLIS SCHOLARS, 7:30 p.m. April 3, SOU Music Recital Hall, 405 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6154, Ten-voice choir performs music of Praetorius, Tevener, Gibbons, Holst, Stravinsky, Palestrina and others. $42 and $49.

• SOUTHERN OREGON JAZZ ORCHESTRA, 8-10 p.m. April 5, Eagles Lodge, 2000 Table Rock Road, Medford, Sixteen-piece big band. Free.

• VOICES OF THE APPLEGATE, 7 p.m. April 7, Jacksonville Presbyterian Church, 405 E. California St., Jacksonville, 541-846-6988. Variety of music, from jazz to classical. Free, donations welcome.

• SEMI-TONED, 7:30 p.m. April 8, Craterian Theater, Medford, 541-779-3000, All-male a cappella group perform "Game of Tones" program. $27, $30, $33 general, $19, $22, $25 youth.

• NESHAMA CARLEBACH, 7:30 p.m. April 8, Havurah synagogue, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-488-7716, Jewish folk singer. $25 advance

• VOCAL COMPETITION WINNER, 2 p.m. April 9, SOU Music Recital Hall, 405 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-261-5776, Bass-baritone Brad Walker performs selections by Berlioz, Gounod, Handel, Schubert, Shostakovich. $15 general, $5 students.

• VOICES OF THE APPLEGATE, 3 p.m. April 9, Applegate River Ranch House, 15100 Highway 238, Applegate, 541-846-6988. Variety of music, from jazz to classical. Free, donations welcome.

• HIP HOP POETRY OPEN MIC, 87-9 p.m. April 10, Black Swan, 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Community shares poetry, music, dance, theater, with guest artist Cedric Lamar, OSF actor. Free. Events repeated May 8 and July 10.

• HOLLY HOFMANN AND MIKE WOFFORD: THE ART OF THE DUO, 7 p.m. April 20, Old Siskiyou Barn, Ashland, 41-488-3869, Flautist and pianist perform. $25 general, $20 members, $10 students.

• THE POLISH AMBASSADOR, 7:30 p.m. April 20, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, Electronic musician, with opener to be announced, for 21 and older. $30 advance, $35 door.

• STARS ON STAGE: CELEBRATING STATE SOLOISTS, 7 p.m. April 23, Craterian Theater, Medford, 541-779-3000, Jackson County winners of the District 8 solo music competition perform. Free.

Northern California

• RHYTHM FUTURE QUARTET, 7:30 p.m. May 10, Crescent Elk Auditorium, 994 G St., Crescent City, Calif., 707-464-1336. Original gypsy jazz. $12-$20.

On Stage

Josephine County

• FERDINAND THE MAGNIFICENT, 7 p.m. March 24, Healthy U Center, 535 E. River St., Cave Junction, 541-592-4888. Wild, witty, irreverent clown, created by Nick Trotter, delivers the bizarre, absurd, fantastical. Sliding scale, starting at $8.

• "MEDEA EVERYWOMAN," 7:30 p.m. March 25, Unitarian Universalists building, 129 N.W. E St., Grants Pass. Archetypal Theatre presents an original and unexpectedly inspiring recount of the Greek myth. $7-$10 suggested donation.

• "THE MUSIC MAN," 7 p.m. March 25, March 31-April 1 and April 7, 2 p.m. March 26 and April 2, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-244-0033, Musical about a con man who swindles naive Iowa townsfolk, but falls in love with the town librarian. $12 adults, $10 seniors and students, $8 children 8 and younger.

• "WEIRD SISTERS," 7 p.m. April 7-8, April 14-15, North Valley High School, 6741 Monument Drive, Grants Pass, 541-479-3388. Three social outcasts stoke the ambitions of a star high school football player, in an eerie resemblance to Shakespeare's classic tragedy "Macbeth." Tickets $5 general, $4 students and seniors.

• "THE FANTASTICKS," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, April 14-May 7, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, Romantic musical about a boy, a girl and their fathers who try to kep them apart. Tickets $20. Preview is 7:30 p.m. April 13, $5; April 20 is pay-what-you-can actors' benefit.

Jackson County

• "MEDEA EVERYWOMAN," 1:30 p.m. March 25, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford. Archetypal Theatre presents an original and unexpectedly inspiring recount of the Greek myth. $7-$10 suggested donation.

• "ELEANOR ROOSEVELT: HER SECRET JOURNEY," 8 p.m. March 25 and April 1, 2 p.m. March 26 and April 2, Ashland Community Center, 59 Winburn Way, Ashland, 541-646-2971, One-woman show about one of America's beloved female leaders. $15; tickets at Paddington Station, Grocery Outlet and online.

• "GHOST: THE MUSICAL," 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through March 26, Camelot Theatre, 101 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-5250, A man trapped as a ghost between this world and the next tries to communicate with his artist girlfriend through a store-front psychic. Tickets $29-$36, rush tickets (60 minutes before curtain) are $18.

• "EDWARD III," 7:30 p.m. March 27, SOU Music Recital Hall, 405 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, Modern verse translation of Shakespeare's play, starring several Oregon Shakespeare Festival actors. $20-$25, online or at the door, subject to availability.

• QUIXOTIC CIRQUE NOUVEAU, 7:30 p.m. March 30, Craterian Theater, Medford, 541-779-3000, Dancers, aerialists, visual artists and musicians present amalgam of dance, music, technology and light. $29, $32, $35 general, $20, $23, $26 youth.

• "THE DAY THE MUSIC DIED: SPOTLIGHT ON BUDDY HOLLY, RITCHIE VALENS AND THE BIG BOPPER," 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, March 30-April 16, Camelot Theatre, 101 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-5250, Musical celebration of the contributions of three rock singers killed in 1959 plane crash. Tickets $22-$33.

• "LA BOHEME," 7:30 p.m. April 2, Craterian Theater, Medford, 541-779-3000, Fully staged production of Puccini's classic by OperaBend. $20, $25, $35 general, $10 youth.

• "LEADING LADIES," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, 1:30 p.m. Sundays, April 7-30, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055, Two down-and-out actors pose as an ailing woman's long-lost nieces to get a cut of her estate. $20 general, $15 students and seniors.

• "MARRY ME A LITTLE," 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 1 p.m. Sundays, through April 9, Randall Theatre Company, 10 E. Third St., Medford, 541-632-3258, Stephen Sondheim's revue-style musical about two lonely New York single people living in separate one-room apartments. Opening night $15, with 6:30 p.m. reception; reserved seating $12 (through March 26), other seats pay-what-you-want at the door, subject to availability.

• "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, A classic door-slamming farce set behind the scenes of a new stage show. $22-$36.

• "ON GOLDEN POND," 7:30 p.m. April 13-14, 2 p.m. April 15, Craterian Theater, Medford, 541-779-3000, Family drama explores the often choppy waters of a long marriage and the parent-child relationship. $18.

• "THE ALL NIGHT STRUT" 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Mondays, 1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, April 21-June 25, with 8 p.m. Wednesday shows added in June, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, Musical celebration of the music of the 1930s and '40s. $22-$39.

• NORTHWEST DANCE PROJECT, 7:30 p.m. April 22, Craterian Theater, Medford, 541-779-3000, Contemporary dance troupe. $27, $30, $33 general, $10 youth.

• OREGON SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, through Oct. 29, Ashland, 541-482-4331, The 2017 season continues with "Mojada," through July 6; "Henry IV, Part 1," through Oct. 28; "Julius Caesar," through Oct. 29; "Shakespeare in Love," through Oct. 29. Next up: "Hannah and The Dread Gazebo" opening April 2, "UniSon," April 23. Dates, times and ticket prices vary.

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: "Dirt Made My Lunch," April 8; "Feelin' Froggy," April 15; "Radical Reptiles," April 22; "Critter Kitchen," April 29.

• SPRING BREAK DAY CAMP, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 27-31, Grants Pass Family YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-474-0001. Activities, games, songs, crafts, field trips, swimming and special events for ages K-8; $110-$135 for full week, $27-$32 per day.

• SPRING BREAK CAMP EEK, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. March 27-31, Wildlife Images, 11845 Lower River Road, Grants Pass, 541-476-0222. Educational day camp for ages 7-12, each day with a different theme. $90-$100 per week, $20-$25 per day.

• YOUNG MASTER GARDENERS, 11:30 a.m.-noon and 3-3:45 p.m. April 12, Josephine Community Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. Program looks at good weeds and bad weeds, the difference between natives and invasives. Free; morning program for 5 and younger, afternoon for 6 and older.

• SENSORY FRIENDLY GYM, 10 a.m.-noon April 15, 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

• BEAUTY AND THE BEAST CELEBRATION, 11 a.m. April 1, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Special storytime for kids, singing songs from the movie, activities, free posters and bookmarks,

• KID TIME DISCOVERY EXPERIENCE, 106 N. Central Ave., Medford, 541-772-9922, 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, 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.


Josephine County

• ART Q & A SESSIONS, 6-8 p.m. March 23, March 30, Untitled 2.0, 119 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-474-2836, Artist Peter Sedlow answers questions about his life-size clay model of his legacy bronze sculpture of Brady Adams. Free, donations to the project are welcome.

• ART IN THE COMMUNITY, members of the Josephine County Artists' Association show their paintings. For March: Tonia Mahnken at U.S. Bank, 400 S.W. Sixth St., Iva Moynihan at Umpqua Bank, 1670 Williams Highway.

• BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. Paintings by Donna Walsh, through March.

• FIREHOUSE GALLERY, 214 S.W. Fourth St., Grants Pass, 541-956-7489. "Freya's Vortex of Expectations," installation of assemblage sculpture made from clothing and shoes, by Monica Mitchell, associating mythology and consumerism, pen-and-ink illustrations of homeless people by RCC student Cole Lyons in the Community Exhibits Room, through March 24.

• GALLERY ONE AT THE MUSEUM, 229-B S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1218. Cast hydrostone sculpture finished with acrylic enamel, by Selma artist Jose Curtis, through March 31.

• GLASS FORGE GALLERY AND STUDIO, 501 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-955-0815. Realistic paintings by sisters Yovette Bronson and Paula Lundy, both of Grants Pass, through March.

• GRANTS PASS BRANCH LIBRARY, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. "Anywhere But Here: The History of Housing Discrimination in Oregon," a seven-panel exhibit of photos, text and quotes, April 2-8; community conversation 5:30 p.m. April 5.

• 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, through March 31.

• GRANTS PASS VINTAGE OUTLET AND CONSIGNMENTS, 124 S.E. G St., Grants Pass, 541-295-7540. "Matchbook Designs," designs based on vintage drawings and photographs from nature, by Jessica Cunningham and other pieces from her product line Portmanteau Paper Co., through March.

• 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. Landscape photography by Joshua Bury, through March.

• SOUTHERN OREGON GUILD GALLERY, 24353 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-659-3858. "Spring Currents," artwork by gallery artists, through May.

• UNTITLED 2.0, 119 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, "Context," a survey of historically significant paintings from the 19th through 21st centuries, through March; life-size clay model of Peter Sedlow's bronze sculpture of Brady Adams, through April 4.

• WISEMAN GALLERY, Rogue Community College, 3345 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541956-7241. "Eros and Thanatos," mixed media consideration of beauty, vulnerability, pain and brokenness, by Susan Hensel, through April 7.

Jackson County

• ASHLAND GALLERY WALK, 5-8 p.m. April 7, downtown Ashland, 541-488-8430, 877-PLAN-ART. Artists' receptions at downtown galleries.

• THIRD FRIDAY ART WALK, 5-8 p.m. April 21, throughout Medford. Local galleries and businesses hold receptions for art viewers. Free.

• ART AND SOUL GALLERY, 247 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-9006. "Celebrate Color," oil paintings by Claire O. Harkins, and work by local high school students, through 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. "New Beginnings," artwork about life, change, growth by gallery artists, through April 30.

• ASHLAND ART CENTER, 357 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-301-5975. "Techno-color," watercolor and collage by Susanne Petermann and Darlene Southworth and "Delicate Beauty," photography by Julie Bonney, through March; work by gallery artists, ongoing.

• ASHLAND ART WORKS, 291 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-4735. Works by Angelique Stewart, through March.

• 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, through March 24.

• 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, through March 24.

• HANSON HOWARD GALLERY, 89 Oak St. Ashland, 541-488-2562. Lush, colorful paintings by Gabriel Mark Lipper, through March 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.

• JACKSONVILLE LIBRARY, 304 W. C St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1665. Photography by Kathleen Hoevet, through April 19.

• 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 Julie Bonney, through March.

• PIONEER VILLAGE, 805 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville, 541-702-1804. Paintings by Anne Brooke, through April 19.

• ROGUE GALLERY, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, 541-772-8118. "Illuminated Word," solar plate intaglios of Barbara Mason and poetry of Paulann Peterson, through March 31; new work, in watercolor, acrylic, oils, pastels, photography and collage, from 37 Rogue Gallery members, through April 22.

Douglas County

• THE ART GALLERY AT UCC, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-4692. "Ambivalently Yours," exploration of feminist convictions and concerns, April 3-May 5.

• GALLERY 7, Seven Feathers Casino Resort, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. "Beauty of the Farm and River," artwork by Jan Barba Horn, March 24-May 29.

• UMPQUA VALLEY ARTS CENTER, 1624 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-672-2532. "Spells," a collaboration between fiction writer and five photographers; "Presence," artwork by Elaine Balderston; "Graphic Content," artwork by Anvil Collective; "In Search of (Im)Possibilities," artwork by Roseburg High School students; "Spring Collection," artwork by Holly Wilson (Werner)," through April 28.


Josephine County

• BOOK SIGNING, 3:30-5 p.m. March 23, Oregon Books, 150 N.E. E St., Grants Pass, 541-476-3132. Writer Heather S. Ransom presents her young adult novel "Going Green."

• BOOK SIGNING, 3-6 p.m. March 25, Oregon Pour Authority, 235 S.E. H St., Grants Pass. Writer Heather S. Ransom presents her young adult novel "Going Green."

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

• ECKANKAR BOOK DISCUSSION, 10:30 a.m. April 8, 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. April 11, All the World Christian Center, 239 S.E. G St., Grants Pass (use door between the cleaners and the church), 541-441-0932, 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

• SPRING POETRY NIGHT, 7-9 p.m. March 23, Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland, 541-535-1854. Share a favorite poem or just listen; sign-ups start at 6:30 p.m. Donations and dessert potluck items welcome.

• BOOK EVENTS, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. March 23, Kate Rilet, author of "Launching Vee's Chariot: An End of Life Tale," 7 p.m.; March 27, Rabbi Davis Zaslow, author of "Reimagining Exodus: A Story of Freedom," 7 p.m. Free.

• AUTHOR TALK, 4-5 p.m. March 23, Eagle Point Library, 239 W. Main St., Eagle Point, 541-826-3313. Local author and historian William Miller presents his newest book "To Live and Die a WASP: 38 Women Pilots Who Died in World War II." Free.

• AUTHOR TALK, 7:15 p.m. March 22, Havurah Synagogue, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-488-5146. Rabbi David Zaslow presents his newly published book "Reimagining Exodus: A Freedom Story, with a reading and book signing.

• AUTHOR READING & SIGNING, 4 p.m. March 25, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Josh Ingram reads from and signs his new book "Everything is Symbolic."

• AUTHOR TALK, noon-1 p.m. March 28, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-8679. Peter Gibb reads, performs and talks about his memoir "King of Doubt." Free.

• BRAIN BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP, 1:30-3 p.m. March 28, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "Phishing for Phools: The Economics of Manipulation and Deception" by George Akerlof and Robert Shiller. 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.

• SECOND TUESDAY BOOK CHAT, 5:30 p.m. April 11, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6415. Book discussion group reads "Station Eleven" by Emily St. John Mandel. Free.

• BOOKS ON SATURDAY, 10-11 a.m. April 15, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-8679. Book discussion group. Free.

• EXPLORATIONS OF AGING BOOK GROUP, 2-3:30 p.m. April 19, 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. April 20, Central Point Library, 116 S. Third St., Central Point, 541-664-3228. Readers share about their favorite books. Free.

Fairs, Fests

Jackson County

• ASHLAND INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL, April 6-10, various venues, Ashland, 541-488-3823, Screenings of more than 100 films, plus filmmaker talks, parties and gatherings. Films are $13 general, $12 seniors, $6 students, $5 Oregon Trail Card holders; filmmaker talks free, ticket required; parties $30 and $75.

• PEAR BLOSSOM FESTIVAL, April 7-8, downtown Medford, 541-890-1828, Celebrate spring with: smudge pot stroll (5-9 p.m. Friday); street fair (3-10 p.m. Friday, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday); Pear A Fare (3-10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m Saturday); run (7 a.m. Saturday); bike rides ( 9 a.m. Saturday); parade (11 a.m. Saturday); golf tournament (Saturday & Sunday). See website for individual event tickets or registration.

Douglas County

• SPRING CRAFT FAIR, 1-9 p.m. March 24, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. March 25, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. March 26, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, Crafts, live entertainment, food. Admission $2.50-$3.

Portland area

• BETACON GAME EXPO, 10 a.m. April 15-16, Oregon Convention Center, Portland, Exhibitors show latest video game innovations, speakers, presenters and panel discussions, game play, contests and giveaways. Admission $8-$12 general for single day, $15-$35 weekend pass.


Josephine County

• BENEFIT BUNCO, 1 p.m. March 25, Merlin Alternative Center, 345 Merlin Road, Merlin, 541-476-1312, 541-226-2709. $20 entry fee, includes games, refreshments, prizes. Hosted by Grants Pass Emblem Club No. 444, with proceeds going to charity.

• BEATLES TRIBUTE DINNER & DANCE, 6-9 p.m. March 25, Selma Community Center, 18255 Redwood Highway, Selma, 541-592-6222, British food, dancing to Beatles tribute band, silent auction, to benefit Illinois River Valley Arts Council. Tickets $27 advance, $30 at the door, if available; tickets sold at Umpqua bank in cave Junction and from Arts Council members.

• SPAYGHETTI DINNER, 3-8 p.m. March 26, Baldini's, 107 Galice Road, Merlin, 541-479-5154. Spaghetti dinner with all the fixings, plus raffle, prizes, to benefit Rogue Valley Humane Society. $12.

• SOUP FOR THE SOUL, 3-8 p.m. March 31, The Bear Hotel, 2101 N.E. Spalding Ave., Grants Pass, 541-761-8974. Endless soup and bread meal, silent auction, live music. Benefits the ROC food pantry. $25 early bird (3-6 p.m.), $15 at the door (6-8 p.m.), includes a handmade bowl to take home.

• HOME & RECREATION SHOW, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 1, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 2, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-476-3215. New products, vendors, workshops and demonstrations, bounce house and clown for kids, food vendors. Free admission.

• FILM SCREENING, 5 p.m. April 3, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-789-4879, Documentary "Old?!" looks at the life journey of aging. Admission $10 donation, benefits Asante End of Life Services. Register in advance online.

• THROW-A-THON, 3-7 p.m. April 7, FireHouse Gallery, Fourth and H streets, Grants Pass, 541-476-2373. Local potters create bowls for the 2017 Empty Bowls Project, which raises money for and awareness of hunger in Josephine County. Free.

• ROYAL FAMILY KIDS BANQUET & AUCTION, 5 p.m. April 8, Parkway Christian Center, 229 N.E. Beacon Drive, Grants Pass, 541-237-8010. Dinner, guest speaker, live and silent auctions, to benefit children in foster care in Josephine County. Tickets $25.

• SOUP FOR THE SOULS, 5 p.m. April 8, Lorna Byrne Middle School, 101 S. Junction Ave., Cave Junction, 541-592-5332. Soup and bread dinner to benefit Illinois Valley Safe House Alliance. Tickets $15.

• BENEFIT AUCTION, 5:15-8 p.m. April 8, Wild River Pub, 533 N.E. F St., Grants Pass, 541-218-1949, 541-659-9566. Live and silent auctions to benefit music, art and literacy programs at Manzanita School. Free admission.

• HORSE SHOW AND GYMKHANA, 9 a.m. April 8-9, 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.

• 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

• HISTORY LECTURE SERIES, noon April 5, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, noon, April 12 Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996, 541-773-6536. "Southern Oregon Smokejumpers," the fourth in a year-long history lecture series called "Windows in Time." Free.

• STAMP SHOW, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. April 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 9, Jackson County Fairgrounds, Central Point, 541-770-5466. Ten dealers sell stamps and supplies, appraise collections, stamp exhibits, door prizes. Admission free.

Douglas County

• ANTIQUE SHOW, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. March 25, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 26, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 541-957-7010. Vendors show and sell their wares. Admission $3.

Portland area

• AUTO SWAP MEET, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. April 6-8, Portland International Raceway, 1940 N. Victory Blvd., Portland, Vendors offer automotive treasures, from memorabilia to mini bikes, tools to transmissions. Admission $7 per day, free for 11 and younger.


Douglas County

• SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-772-5425. Amy Clawson, through March 26; Jessie Leigh, March 29-April 2; Hard Day's Night, tribute to the Beatles,. April 5-16; Brewers Grade, April 19-23; Hank Shreve Band, April 26-30; karaoke, Mondays and Tuesdays.

Portland area

• SPIRIT MOUNTAIN CASINO, Grand Ronde, 800-760-7977. Wine & Spirits Fair, April 22; RV Palooza, May 11-14; Terry Fator, May 19-20; The Car Show, June 17; Lisa Lampanelli, June 24.

Oregon coast

• CHINOOK WINDS CASINO, Lincoln City, 888-244-6665. Comedy on the Coast, March 31-April 1; Three Dog Night, April 21-22; Gary Allen, May 5-6; Clint Black, June 22-23.; Air Supply, July 6-7.

• MILL CASINO HOTEL, North Bend, 800-953-4800. Trivia Night, Tuesdays, through April 25; BBQ Blues and Brews on the Bay, May 26-28; fireworks over the bay, July 3; cribbage tournament, Sept. 1-5; Comedy Night, Wednesdays; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

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

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