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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. March 31-April 1, Deluxe, classic 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. March 31, Jesse Kennemer, eclectic guitar, 6-9 p.m.; April 1, Davey Sullivan, blues and folk on mandolin and guitar, 6-9 p.m.; April 4, Fondue Night, with Jesse Kennemer, eclectic guitar, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

• CARSON'S BISTRO, 220 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-441-8090, 541-301-6731, 541-450-9090. April 4, Foodie Trivia, 6 p.m. No cover.

• CEDARWOOD SALOON, 1345 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-6160. March 31, Midnight Express, classic rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; April 1, Beats Workin' Band, classic rock, blues, 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 31, Buckle Rash, southern rock with a punk twist, 8-11 p.m.; Thursdays, open mic, 7-10 p.m.; Wednesdays, karaoke with Jammer Dave, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

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• G STREET BAR AND GRILL, 125 S.E. G St., Grants Pass, 541-956-5427. March 30, Dos Tacos, alt rock; March 31, The Evening shades, indie rock, progressive pop; April 1, live music. Music is 8 p.m.-midnight, unless otherwise noted. No cover.

• THE HAUL, 121 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4991. March 31, Scratchdog Stringband, Americana bluegrass from Portland, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; April 1, Major Powers and the Lo Fi Symphony, adventure rock from San Francisco, 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 31-April 1, 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. March 31, Leonard Griffie Blues Band, blues, 7-10 p.m.; April 1, B with Jack, acoustic covers and originals, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

• MCGREW'S, 33105 Redwood Highway, O'Brien, 541-596-2202. April 1, Party of Fools, with Rosie Wittman and Dawna Crocker, 8 p.m.-midnight, no cover.

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

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

• RASCALS BAR & GRILL, 20275 Williams Highway, Williams, 541-846-9303. April 1, The Billtown Boys featuring Jeff Jacobs and Mike Mayer, 9 p.m., $5.

• 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 30, Burlesque Bingo, dancers comedians, bingo, tie-dye shirt contest, 7-9 p.m., $5; March 31, Brian Risling and Airtight Alibi, 9 p.m.-midnight; April 1, outdoor stage with DJ Finnatik, noon-3 p.m. and 8-9 p.m., Relative Soul, 3-5 p.m.; Jeff Jacobs and Michael St. John, 5-7 p.m.; King Roy Wing, 7 p.m.(indoors), fire dancers 8 p.m.; DJs Kenobi and Savage C, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; April 2, Blues Jam with Dave Vestnys, 4-7 p.m. No cover, unless noted.

• SPEAKEASY TAPROOM & WINE BAR, 208 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-450-4248. March 31, Nick Spurgeon, acoustic guitar and vocals, 8-11 p.m.; April 1, Sarah Dion Brooks, jazz, 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 31-April 1, Gypsy Gillis, classic rock and blues, 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 31, Wiz Krisa, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

• THE WHAMMY BAR, 1620 Williams Highway, Grants Pass, 541-479-0910. March 31, Suckerpunch, with I Want the Knife. punk, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

• WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. April 1, Guppy, acoustic folk rock duo, 6-9 p.m.; Wednesdays, open mic, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

• WILD RIVER PUB, 533 N.E. F St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4456. April 14-15, Comedy Night, with Sherry Japhet and Edward Gaines, 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, www.liveatthegate.com. 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 31. The Insinuators, 9:30 p.m.; April 3, Three Day Holocaust, 9:45 p.m.; April 4, KrashKarma, Vajra, 9:45 p.m. Cover.

• BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. March 30-31, Eric Leadbetter, acoustic, 7-10 p.m. Thursday, 8- 11 p.m. Friday; April 1, Eric and Friends. 8-11 p.m; April 6, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop, 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 31, Scott William Perry, country, 8:30 p.m.-midnight; April 1, Hog Wild, classic rock, soul, blues, 8:30 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

• BRICKROOM, 35 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6030. 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 7, The Novelists, folk, pop, 9 p.m., $10; April 14, 100 Watt Mind, rock, with Wooden Indian Burial Ground opening, 9 p.m., $10 general, $8 students; April 26, T Sisters, folk, Americana, bluegrass, 9 p.m., $10. Advance tickets at brownpapertickets.com.

• 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. March 31, Brother, tribal Celtic, with Rogue Underground opening, 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. March 31-April 1, Comedy Night with opener Rob Neville and headliner Chas Elstner, 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 30, Crook & The Bluff, 7-10 p.m.; March 31, The Roadsters, country rock, 8 p.m.-midnight; April 1, Scott William Perry, country, 8 p.m.-midnight; April 3, DJ Finattik, 7 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

• HABANEROS, 142 N. Front St., Medford, 541-779-9770. March 31, Total Strangers, classic rock, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; April 1, DJ Coco, dance music, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. No cover.

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

• HOWIE'S ON FRONT, 16 N. Front St., Medford, 541-773-5767. April 1, Larry & His Flask, folk-punk, bluegrass circus, with The Hollowbodys opening, 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 31, Frankie Hernandez, funk, reggae, R&B, Latin, 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 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 31, Phoenix, 7-9 p.m.; April 1, Thor Polson Trio, modern jazz, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; April 5, morning jazz, 10 a.m.-12:15 p.m.; April 6, Jim Quinby and Julia Rupp, Great American songbook, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

• 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 31, Jeff Stanley with Jeffri Lynn, acoustic pop, light rock, 8-10 p.m; April 1, Jonny G and The Stormchasers, classic rock, 7-10 p.m. No cover, all ages.

• OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. The singer and the songwriter, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; March 31, Cygne, solo folk, blues, soul, 9 p.m.-midnight; April 1, Touring Poets, spoken word performance, 7-8:30 p.m.; April 1, Iconoplasty, live-loop electronic, 9:30-11:30 p.m.; April 2, Dan Engle and Friends, 6-9 p.m.; April 5, Diego Davidenko, indie-folk, 9-11 p.m.; April 6, The Barnyard Bucketeers, string band, 8-11 p.m.; Mondays, open mic, 9-11 p.m. No cover.

• PIER 21, 841 Stewart Ave., Medford, 541-776-3263. March 31-April 1, live music, 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 31-April 1, DJ dance music, 8:30 p.m.-midnight, cover; 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. April 1, Flat Five Flim Flam, acoustic swing era jazz, 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. April 9, Hollis Peach, acoustic, 3-5 p.m.; No cover.

• THE TALENT CLUB, 114 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-2721. April 1, Blue Lotus, bluegrasss-jazz-funk fusion from Eugene, and Squirrel Soup, acoustic folk-rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; April 6, Scott Pemberton, timber rock, 10 p.m.; No cover.

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

• THE WILD GOOSE CAFE & BAR, 2365 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-488-4103. March 30, Miss Lonely Hearts, 8-11 p.m.; March 31, Dave Scoggin, 6-7:30 p.m., karaoke, 8:30 p.m.-midnight; April 1, karaoke, 9 p.m.-midnight; April 2, 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 31, Lee Stewart, 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; April 16, Easter celebration, noon-4 p.m., with Easter egg hunts (1 and 2 p.m.), music by Dan Daniella and Oregon Rain, obstacle course, bounce house, Easter egg decorating, balloon man, face painting, petting zoo, food trucks; free admission, $5 sack lunches for kids.

Jackson County

• AGATE RIDGE WINERY, 1098 Nick Young Road, Eagle Point, 541-830-3050. April 7, Bonfire Friday, with acoustic music by Mark Charles Hill, 5-8 p.m. No cover.

• BELLE FIORE WINERY, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland, 541-552-4900. March 30, Montana Soul, folk, rock, country; March 31, David Pinsky and Phil Newton, blues; April 1, Lee Stewart, acoustic, 2-4 p.m.; April 2, Jon Galfano, acoustic guitar and vocals, noon-2 p.m.; April 2, Craig Wright Band, rock, blues, 5-7 p.m.; April 5, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop duo; April 6, 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. April 1, Jefferson Pipe Band, bagpipers, 1-4 p.m., $20 donation requested to send the band to Scotland; alpaca fiber wet felting hat class, April 8, 15, 22; May 13 and 20, 1 p.m., $75-$85, advance reservations; watercolor workshop, April 19-20, $180, 541-210-5575.

• 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. 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.

• LEDGER DAVID CELLARS, 245 N. Front St., Central Point, 541-664-2218. April 14, Annieville, blues, 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover.

• PASCHAL WINERY, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-535-7957. April 8, Band du Pays, swing, 7:30-9:30 p.m., $10, with a free dance lesson at 7 p.m.

• ROXY ANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. March 31, Blowin' Smoke, modern country, soft rock, 6-8 p.m., $5-$7; April 5, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5:30-7:30 p.m., no cover; April 9, fundraiser for Max; Mission, 3-6 p.m., with music by Sonido Alegre, Pete Herzog, Gary Nelson, David Pinsky and Phil Newton, raffles and silent auction, $5 donation.

• SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. March 31, Mysha Caruso/Son Ravello, eclectic guitar and vocals; April 1, Mercy Duo, blues; April 5, live music. Music is 6-8 p.m., no cover.

Music

Josephine County

• 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, Every Day, 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,roguetheatre.com. 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,roguetheatre.com. 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

• 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, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Area seniors perform in talent competition. $15.

• TIM HOLT, 2-3 p.m. April 2, Jacksonville Library, 340 W. C St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1665. Music and life of Pete Seeger. Free.

• 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, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6154, www.chambermusicconcerts.org. 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, sojazzorchestra.com. Sixteen-piece big band. Free.

• SOU PERCUSSION ENSEMBLES, 7:30 p.m. April 6, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. Contemporary compositions inspired by hand drumming traditions from around the globe, with guest Hands On'Semble. $5-$10.

• 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, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. 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, havurahshirhadash.org. Jewish folk singer. $25 advance

• VOCAL COMPETITION WINNER, 2 p.m. April 9, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-261-5776, https://red.vendini.com. Bass-baritone Brad Walker performs selections by Berlioz, Gounod, Handel, Schubert, Shostakovich. $15 general, $5 students.

• PIONEER HISTORY IN STORY & SONG, 2 and 3:30 p.m. April 9, Jacksonville Library, 340 W. C St., Jacksonville, 541-245-3650. Troubador David Gordon spotlights "19th century Women Poets and Ballad Composers." Admission $5; proceeds help maintain and preserve historic Jacksonville.

• BLAKE MCGEE AND CHI-CHEN WU, 7:30 p.m. April 9, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. Music for clarinet and piano. $5-$10, free for 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.

• THE BRITT GUITAR TRIO, 7 p.m. April 14, Hilltop Music, 205 N. Phoenix Road, Phoenix, 541-488-3869, www.siskiyoumusicproject.com. Grant Ruiz, Page Hamilton and Ed Dunsavage perform jazz, flamenco, Brazilian and pop music in solo, duo and trio settings, to raise scholarship funds for students to Britt Guitar Weekend. $20 advance, $25 door, $10 students.

• VASEN, 8 p.m. April 19, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, ijpr.org. Swedish trio on guitar, 5-string viola and nyckelharpa. $26 general, $10 students.

• HOLLY HOFMANN AND MIKE WOFFORD: THE ART OF THE DUO, 7 p.m. April 20, Old Siskiyou Barn, Ashland, 41-488-3869, www.siskiyoumusicproject.com. 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, www.liveatthearmory.com. Electronic musician, with opener to be announced, for 21 and older. $30 advance, $35 door.

• TUTUNOV PIANO SERIES, 7:30 p.m. April 21, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. Flutist Luis Meireles and pianist Maria Jose Souza Gue perform as a duet. $20.

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

• LITTLE RIVER BAND, 7:30 p.m. April 27, Craterian Theater, Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Classic rock, to benefit the Use Your Gift Foundation, $25 and $35.

• PACIFICA STRING QUARTET, 7:30 p.m. April 28, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, chambermusicconcerts.org. Program includes music of Mozart, Shulamit Ran, Shostakovich. $33 and $38, $5 for full-time students and Oregon Trail Card holders.

Portland area

• OREGON ZOO AMPHITHEATER, 4001 S.W. Canyon Road, Portland, 503-226-1561, zooconcerts.com. June 21, Seu Jorge — The Life Aquatic: A Tribute to David Bowie; June 23, John Prine; July 22, 2Cellos; July 23, Natalie Merchant; Aug. 16, Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, Rick Springfield; Sept. 9, Mac DeMarco. Call or go online for times and ticket prices.

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

• "THE MUSIC MAN," 7 p.m. March 31-April 1 and April 7, 2 p.m. April 2, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-244-0033, oneeleventheatrecompany.com. 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, barnstormersgp.com. 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.

• 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

• QUIXOTIC CIRQUE NOUVEAU, 7:30 p.m. March 30, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. 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, www.camelottheatre.org. Musical celebration of the contributions of three rock singers killed in 1959 plane crash. Tickets $22-$33.

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

• "ROMANCING THE WEST — HOW THE WEST WAS SUNG," 5:30 p.m. April 2, Jacksonville Inn, 175 E. California St., Jacksonville, 541-292-7829, romancingthewest.org. Musical and visual documentary-concert spanning two centuries of western history. Dinner 5:30 p.m., show at 6:30 p.m. Tickets $48.

• "LA BOHEME," 7:30 p.m. April 2, Craterian Theater, 23 S/. Central Ave.,. Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. 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, www.ctporegon.org. 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, randalltheatre.com. 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, theoregoncabaret.com. 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, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. 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, theoregoncabaret.com. Musical celebration of the music of the 1930s and '40s. $22-$39.

• NORTHWEST DANCE PROJECT, 7:30 p.m. April 22, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Contemporary dance troupe. $27, $30, $33 general, $10 youth.

• LATINX PLAY PROJECT, April 28-30, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland, contact 800-219-8161, www.osfashland.org/LxPP. Three days of play readings, panel discussions, development workshops related to Latin art, theater and culture. Most events free, but require tickets; get schedule online.

• OREGON SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, through Oct. 29, Ashland, 541-482-4331, www.osfashland.org. 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.

Douglas County

• "LEND ME A TENOR," 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, March 30-April 23, Betty Long Unruh Theatre, 1614 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-673-2125, www.uact-theatre.com. Farcial story of a man disguises himself as an Italian opera tenor about to make his American stage debut. $5-$12.

Child's Play

Josephine County

• SPRING BREAK DAY CAMP, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. through March 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. through March 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.

• 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.

• 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, 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

• ART Q & A SESSION, 6-8 p.m. March 30, Untitled 2.0, 119 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-474-2836, www.untitled2gallery.com. 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.

• PUBLIC VIEWING, 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. April 1, Untitled 2.0, 119 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-474-2836, www.untitled2gallery.com. Artist Peter Sedlow works on his sculpture and answers questions about his life-size clay model of his legacy bronze sculpture of Brady Adams. Free, donations to the project are welcome.

• FIRST FRIDAY LIVE, 5-9 p.m. April 7, 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 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. RCC Art Faculty Exhibit, work by Karl Brake, Dana Bussel, Tommi Drake, Pat Enos, Jennifer Eufusia, Irene Kai, Ted Helard, Phil Fishwick, Carl Seyboldt, April 4-28.

• 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 4-8; 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. "Best of the Best," student art show, April 7-May 11.

• 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, www.untitled2gallery.com. "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.

• CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS, Art Building, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, 541-212-0292. "Soil Continuity," printed and video works by Hannah Bakken; "grand nuances," abstract landscapes by Tiffany Hokansan; "How Is It," photos by Teague Wasserman; "Folk Tales," paintings by Piper George; "Neutral Figures in the Foreground," oil paintings by Tess Meier; "A Bundle Full of Wildflowers," abstract compositions by Paige Gerhard, April 7-27.

• HANSON HOWARD GALLERY, 89 Oak St. Ashland, 541-488-2562. Lush, colorful paintings by Gabriel Mark Lipper, through March 31. Figurative and abstract paintings by Vince Carl and soft atmospheric minimal landscapes by Carol Ingram, April 6-May 2; reception 5-8 p.m. April 7.

• 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.

• SCHNEIDER MUSEUM OF ART, Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Avenue, Ashland, 541-552-6245, www.sou.edu/sma. "Convergence: Digital Media and Technology," April 6-May 27; opening reception 5-7 p.m. April 5.

• STEVENSON UNION GALLERY, Stevenson Union, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Southern Oregon University, Ashland, 541-212-0292. "Here's Looking at You Looking at Me Looking at You," an examination of communication, point of view and physical and idealogical distance, with photographs by Dan Cheek, sculpture and painting Karin Davis and internal and external landscapes by Summer Ventis, April 7-28.

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, through 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.

Literary

Josephine County

• AUTHOR INNOVATIVE MARKETING, 2:30-4 p.m. April 4, 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.

• 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, writerkate@mail.com. No membership fee, donations welcome.

• POETRY SHARING, 7-9 p.m. April 14, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Read or listen to poems. Free, 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 READING & SIGNING, 1 p.m. April 1 Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Children's minster Janet Christian presents her Christian kids stories.

• BOOK EVENTS, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. April 6, Stephen Gray, author of "Cannabis and Spirituality," 7 p.m.; April 13, poetry reading with Barry Kraft, 7 p.m.; April 17, poetry reading with Pepper Trail, Amy Miller, Quinton Hallett, Laura LeHew and Catherine McGuire, 7 p.m. Free.

• MASLOW PROJECT BOOKFAIR, 10 a.m. April 8, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Bookfair and book drive to support Maslow Projecty's literacy program.

• POETRY READING, 1-2:30 p.m. April 9, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Readers celebrate National Poetry Month by sharing their own verses or favorites by others. 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.

• AUTHOR TALK, 3:30-4:30 p.m. April 12, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Mystery writer Naomi Hirahara talks about her Officer Ellie Rush series. Free.

• POEMSPEAK, 6-7 p.m. April 12, Gold Hill Library, 202 Dardanelles St., Gold Hill, 541-855-1994. Listen and share favorite poems.

• 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.

• BRAIN BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP, 1:30-3 p.m. April 25, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics" by Richard Thaler. Free.

• SISKIYOU SLEUTHS BOOK GROUP, 3 to 4:30 p.m. April 26, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Mystery discussion group. Free.

Fairs, Fests

Jackson County

• ASHLAND INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL, April 6-10, various venues, Ashland, 541-488-3823, www.ashlandfilm.org. 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, pearblossomparade.org. 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.

Portland area

• BETACON GAME EXPO, 10 a.m. April 15-16, Oregon Convention Center, Portland, betacon.org. 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.

Misc.

Josephine County

• 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, asante.org. Documentary "Old?!" looks at the life journey of aging. Admission $10 donation, benefits Asante End of Life Services. Register in advance online.

• BUNCO FUNDRAISER, 6-8 p.m. April 4, 224 Landau Lane, Grants Pass, 541-479-0232. Dinner, bunco games, prizes, snacks, to benefit Josephine County Relay for Life. $20.

• 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.

• THE HEARTH, 7 p.m. April 13, Bethany Presbyterian Church, 741 N.W. Fourth St., Grants Pass, 503-860-1574, 541-890-3015.Stories on the theme "Warning," plus music by Pete Herzog and Phil Newton and Passion Flutes. $5 at the door, to benefit Josephine County Search & Rescue.

• PARKING LOT SALE, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. April 15, Washington Federal Bank, Fourth and G streets, Grants Pass, 541-665-0440. Rogue Valley Rose Society sells roses, plants and other items.

• PARTY FOR A CURE, 6-10 p.m. April 15, Bear Hotel, 2101 N.E. Spalding Ave., Grants Pass, 562-455-3328, 541-479-0232. Dinner, no-host bar, live auction, to benefit Josephine County Relay for Life. $25 singles, $45 couples.

• 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.

Portland area

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

Casinos

Douglas County

• SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-772-5425. Jessie Leigh, through April 2; Hard Day's Night, tribute to the Beatles,. April 5-16; UFC 210 Viewing party, April 8; Brewers Grade, April 19-23; Hank Shreve Band, April 26-30; Littletown, May 3-14; Mark Chestnutt, May 13; Easy Rider Brotherhood, May 17-21; Dylan James Clark, May 24-28; Amy Clawson, May 31-June 4; karaoke, Mondays and Tuesdays.

Portland area

• SPIRIT MOUNTAIN CASINO, Grand Ronde, 800-760-7977. Wine & Spirits Fair, April 22; The Commodores, April 29; RV Palooza, May 11-14; Terry Fator, May 19-20; Rock The Mountain, June 16; The Car Show, June 17; Lisa Lampanelli, June 24; Kool & The Gang, July 15.

Oregon coast

• CHINOOK WINDS CASINO, Lincoln City, 888-244-6665. Comedy on the Coast, March 31-April 1; UFC 210 Viewing Party, April 8; Three Dog Night, April 21-22; Gary Allen, May 5-6; King of the Cage, May 27; Clint Black, June 22-23.; casino 22nd Anniversary fireworks, June 24; Air Supply, July 6-7; Beach, Bacon & Brews, July 15; Surf City Car Show, Aug. 26.

• MILL CASINO HOTEL, North Bend, 800-953-4800. Trivia Night, Tuesdays, through April 25; Merrill, April 28-29; Tine Turner tribute, April 29; BBQ Blues and Brews on the Bay, May 26-28; fireworks over the bay, July 3; cribbage tournament, Sept. 1-5; Salmon Celebration, Sept. 9-10; Comedy Night, Wednesdays; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

• THREE RIVERS CASINO, Florence, 541-997-7529. UFC 210 Viewing party, April 8; The Hit Men, May 12;-13; Cruise Oregon Car Show, July 11; So You Think You Can Sing, Wednesdays.


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