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Nightlife

Josephine County

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

ART'S RED GARTER, 126 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-4222.

Dec. 29-30, Dos Tacos, alt rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Dec. 31, New Year's Eve party with Dos Tacos, alt rock, and Pandora, acoustic, champagne toast, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Wednesdays, karaoke, 8 p.m.-2 a.m. No cover.

BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. Dec. 30, Pre-New Year's Eve Party, with David Modica, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

CEDARWOOD SALOON, 1345 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-6160. Dec. 29, DJ Finattik, dance music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Dec. 30-31, World's Least Dangerous Band, classic rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., with a New Year's Eve party on Sunday, with party favors, champagne toast; Thursdays, open jam with AJ, 7-11 p.m. No cover.

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

G STREET BAR AND GRILL, 125 S.E. G St., Grants Pass, 541-956-5427. Dec. 28-29, Noisy Neighbor, classic rock, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., no cover; Dec. 31, Tim Mitchell and Beats Workin', classic rock, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., $5.

HERB'S LA CASITA, 515 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-476-1668. Dec. 31, New Year's Eve party, with Sights and Sounds DJ and karaoke, plus party favors and cash prizes, 10 p.m.-2 a.m; Fridays and Saturdays, Sights and Sounds DJ, modern dance music, in the Vault, 10 p.m.-2 a.m.; daily, karaoke in Shenanigans, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., no cover; Thursdays, karaoke 3-7 p.m., no cover.

JD'S SPORTS BAR AND BREWERY, 690 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-471-0383. Dec. 29-30, Hot Gossip, vintage rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., no cover; Dec. 31, New Year's Eve party with The John Dough Boys, and Acousta Noir opening. 9 p.m.-1 a.m., $5, includes champagne toast.

THE LAUGHING CLAM, 121 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1110. Dec. 29, Top Secret, energetic originals and covers, 7-10 p.m.; Dec 30. B Wishes, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

MCGREW'S, 33105 Redwood Highway, O'Brien, 541-596-2202. Dec. 31, Raw Blues Band, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., $5.

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

OLD BARN TAVERN, 2039 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-0222. Dec. 31, karaoke, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Thursdays, karaoke, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

RIVER'S EDGE, 1936 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-244-1182. Thursdays through Sundays, Scott Head or David Modica, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

THE SMOKING DUCK, 18252 Redwood Highway, Selma, 541-597-2021. Dec. 31, New Year's Eve party, with music by Funqdaqit, funk, rock, hip hop, light show, champagne toast, 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m., $8 advance, $10 door.

THE SOUND LOUNGE, 225 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-479-0712. Dec. 28, Burlesque Bingo, dance, comedy, bingo, 7-9 p.m., $5; Dec. 29, Fortune's Folly, alternative rock, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., no cover; Dec. 30, The End is Near, pre-New Year's party with DJ music, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., no cover; Dec. 31, New Year's Eve Party with DJ dance music, games, prizes, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., no cover.

SPEAKEASY TAPROOM & WINE BAR, 208 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-450-4248. Dec. 29-31, Gary Margason and Band of Men, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

STITCHES BAR & GRILL, 670 Fruitdale Drive, Grants Pass, 541-244-1961. Dec. 31, New Year's Eve Party, with Willie and the Poor Boys, new grass, party favors, 8 p.m.-midnight; nightly, karaoke, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

TAYLOR'S COUNTRY STORE, 202 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541- 592-5358. Dec. 29, Guppy, acoustic folk duo, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. Fridays, Jay Barley, acoustic, 6-9 p.m.; Wednesdays, open mic, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

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

Jackson County

APPLEGATE RIVER LODGE, 15100 Highway 238, Applegate, 541-761-9353, www.liveatthegate.com. March 7, Travelin' McCourys, bluegrass, country, $20 advance, $25 door. Doors open at 8 p.m., music at 9 p.m., unless otherwise noted; tickets at the door or online.

BAMBOO ROOM AT KING WAH'S, 1182 Court St., Medford, 541-772-1820.

Dec. 31, New Year's Eve party, 5 p.m.-midnight, cover; Jan. 4, Albert the Cannibal, Mandala, Doves & Vultures, Source of All Sorrows, 7 p.m., $5; Jan. 5, Low Hanging Fruit, with Lokahi and ZenAware, 7-10 p.m., cover; Jan. 7, Mac Lethal with seven DJs, 9 p.m., $15 advance, $20 door; Jan. 9, Panoramic, The Expos, 7 p.m., $5.

BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. Dec. 28, Seth Hanson, 7-9 p.m. Dec. 29-30, Charles Guy and Sonido Alegre, flamenco and Spanish music, 8-11 p.m.; Dec. 31, New Year's Eve Party with Gaibe Carroll and Friends, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Jan. 4, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

THE BLACK SHEEP, 51 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6414. Dec. 31, Celtic music, 2-5 p.m., no cover; Dec. 31, New Year's Eve party, with DJ dance music, photo booth, midnight toast, party favors, bagpiper, 9 p.m., $10.

BOOMTOWN SALOON, 105 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-702-2252. Dec. 31, Cimmeron Low, rock, 9 p.m.-midnight; Wednesdays, open mic, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

BRICKROOM, 35 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6030. Dec. 31, Ring It In, Throw it Back New Year's Eve, with DJ dance music, 2000s rap, R&B, 10 p.m., $20.

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. Dec. 31, Rock Candy, classic rock, blues, R&B, 9 p.m.-midnight; Tuesdays, karaoke, 8 p.m. No cover.

CHADWICKS PUB AND SPORTS BAR, 2300 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-770-1234. Dec. 29-30, Comedy Night with opener Bob Nissen and headliner Judy Cianiotto, 9-10:30 p.m. $10, karaoke after comedy; Dec. 31, New Year's Eve party, with DJ dance music, party favors, champagne toast, 6 p.m.-midnight, call for cost and reservations.

THE EDGE NIGHTCLUB & PATIO, 25 S. Riverside, Medford. Dec. 31, New Year's Eve party, with DJ dance music, midnight toast, cash balloon drop, 8 p.m.-2:30 a.m., $10 at the door.

4 DAUGHTERS IRISH PUB, 126 W. Main St., Medford, 541-779-4455. Dec. 31, New Year's Eve Celebration, with music by Blowin' Smoke, new country, party favors, champagne toast, whiskey tasting, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., no cover.

GRANITE TAPHOUSE, 23 S. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-5055. Sundays, karaoke, 9:30 p.m. No cover.

GRAPE STREET BAR & GRILL, 31 S. Grape St., Medford, 541-500-8881. Dec. 31, New Year's Eve Party with Rod Petrone, guitar, 5-7 p.m., Not Too Shabby, blues, jazz, R&B, funk, 7-10 p.m., DJ Dysfunktion, 10 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

HABANEROS, 142 N. Front St., Medford, 541-779-9770. Dec. 29-30, Saucy, rock, pop, R&B, funk, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

THE HOMESTEAD PUB , 119 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-299-0644. Dec. 30, Rickishane, '60s-'90s rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

HOWIEE'S ON FRONT, 16 N. Front St., Medford, 541-773-5767. Dec. 29, Sol Seed, reggae, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Dec. 30, Larry and His Flask, punk bluegrass form Central Oregon, with Acousta Noir, folk Americana, opening, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Dec, 31, New Year's Eve Party with DJ dance music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Thursdays, 1980s DJ dance music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

J'VILLE TAVERN, 125 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1170. Dec. 31, New Year's Eve party with Black Cadillac Kings, classic rock, 9 p.m.-midnight; Tuesdays, open mic, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

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

LA BAGUETTE MUSIC CAFE, 340 A St., Ashland, 541-482-0855. Dec. 29, Alicia Viani and Mark Karwan, original acoustic folk, 7-9 p.m.; Dec. 30, Thor Polson Trio, progressive and jazz standards, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Cover charges vary.

LIQUID ASSETS, 96 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-9463. Dec. 31, Under the Sea Soiree, New year's Eve seafood-themed dinner and DJ dance music, 5 p.m., call for cost and reservations required.

MORRTON'S, 980 Phoenix Road, Medford, 541-772-3154. Dec. 29, Nothing But the Blues with Jen Ambrose, acoustic blues, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. Dec. 30, SWYM MERS, 9-11:30 p.m.; Dec. 31, The Corner Boys, 6-9 p.m., The Bouray, 10:30 p.m.-1 a.m.; Jan. 5, Raise, instrumental, 9-11 p.m.; Mondays, open mic, 9 p.m. No cover.

PIER 21, 841 Stewart Ave., Medford, 541-776-3263. Dec. 29-30, Hog Wild, rock, soul, blues, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Wednesday and Thursday, open jam night, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

ROCKY TONK SALOON & GRILL, 333 E. Main St., Medford, 541-973-2887. Dec. 29-30, DJ dance music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., no cover; Dec. 31, QYears Eve Party, 8 p.m.-1 a.m., with DJ dance music, champagne toast, balloon drop, prizes, $10 advance, $12 door, tickets at oregondeals.com; Jan. 25, Demun Jones, country, 7:30-10:30- p.m., $10, tickets at universe.com; Tuesdays and Fridays, free line dance lessons, 7-9 p.m.

SMITHFIELDS PUB & PIES, 23 S. Second St., Ashland, 541-482-7437. Jan. 1, Robbie DaCosta and Friends, rockabilly, blues, 8-11 p.m.; Tuesdays, karaoke, 8-11 p.m.; Thursdays, Trivia, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

THE TALENT CLUB, 114 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-2721. Jan. 6, The Brothers Reed Cd Release Party, acoustic indie folk pop, 8-11:30 p.m., $12 advance, $15 door.

TROPHY CLUB, 812 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-772-4131. Dec. 31, New Year's Eve Party with Hog Wild, classic rock, 9 p.m.- 1 a.m. No cover.

WILD GOOSE CAFE & BAR, 2365 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-488- 4103. Dec. 28, Sage Meadows, acoustic, 8-11 p.m.; Dec. 29, Dave Scoggin Duo, 6-8 p.m., karaoke, 8:30-11 p.m.; Dec. 30, karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Dec. 31, karaoke, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; Jan. 1, TSA Trio, 8-11 p.m.; Jan. 2, Phoenix Sigalove and Friends, 8-11 p.m.; Jan. 3, Gene's Themed open mic, 8-11 p.m.; Jan. 4, Jimmy Pinwheel Band, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

Wineries

Jackson County

BELLE FIORE WINERY, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland, 541-552-4900. Dec. 29, Son Ravello, indie folk trio; Dec. 30, Bob Rawlings Trio, acoustic classic jazz and bossanova; Dec. 31, Stolen Moments, American jazz, Latin, flamenco, gypsy jazz, 4-7 p.m. Music is 5-7 p.m., unless noted No cover.

ROXY ANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. Dec. 29, Rogue Suspects, rock, blues, funk, 6-8 p.m., $5-$7.

Music

Josephine County

OREGON OLD TIME FIDDLERS, 1-3 p.m. Jan. 6, Fruitdale Grange, 1440 Parkdale Drive, Grants Pass, 541-779-8145. Jam for acoustic musicians. Admission by donation.

TALIA ROSE AND HER EMERALD FIRE HARP, 1 p.m. Jan. 7, Unity Church, 1027 S.E. M St., Grants Pass. Musical guided meditation to bring in the new year. $10-$20, sliding scale, unemployed, low-income and children welcome by any donation.

COMMUNITY MUSIC NIGHT, 7-9 p.m. Jan. 7, Jan. 21, Bridgeview Community Church, 5181 Holland Loop Road, Cave Junction, 541-592-3923. Acoustic music jam. Free.

THEO CZUK, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 13, Barnstormers Theater, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, barnstormersgp.com. Singer songwriter from Springfield. $15.

ACOUSTIC JAM, 6-9 p.m. Jan. 18, 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.

ANDY HACKBARTH, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 18, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-479-2199 Classical, Spanish, finger-style guitarist pays tribute to Andres Segovia through instrumental selections and short stories about his life and work. Tickets by subscription only; call for availability.

ROCK CONCERT, 6-11 p.m. Jan. 19, Eaden Ballroom, 244 S.W. K St., Grants Pass. Music by Stickup Kid (indie rock from San Jose), Everyone Leaves ( angst rock from Ohio), Save Face (emo rock from New Jersey), Everett (indie rock from Medford)., Motions (indie emo from Medford), All ages, $8, at the door.

Jackson County

THE MOTET, 9 p.m. Dec. 28, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-7001, liveatthearmory.com. Retro funk and soul, for 21 and over only. $25 advance, $30 door.

STORM LARGE'S HOLIDAY ORDEAL, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 30, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Smoldering, edgy vocalist starts the new year early, with adult content, humor and explicit language. $37, $40, $43.

BROADWAY'S GUIDE TO A HAPPY NEW YEAR, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 5-6, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Meghan McCandless, Myrna Cann and Maisie Rose sing songs to navigate the new year ahead. $25 general, $10 youth, up-front party tables for four are $160 including two bottles of wine.

RAILROAD EARTH, 9 p.m. Jan. 16, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-7001, liveatthearmory.com. Rock 'n' roll, for 21 and over only. $25 advance, $30 door.

LEANN RIMES, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 17, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Acoustic modern country, contemporary pop. $44, $50, $56,

FIVE FOR FIGHTING WITH STRING QUARTET, 7 p.m. Jan. 21, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Singer-songwriter John Ondrasik performs his hits with a string quartet. $29, $32, $35 general, $20, $23, $26 youth.

THREE DOG NIGHT, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Singer-songwriter John Ondrasik performs his hits with a string quartet. $56, $$62, $68.

CUARTETO LATINOAMERICANO, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6154, www.chambermusicconcerts.org. Mexican-based group plays music by Brouwer, Mignone, Villa-Lobos. $33 and $38, $5 for full-time students and Oregon Trail Card holders.

On Stage

Josephine County

"BULLSHOT CRUMMOND," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Jan. 19-Feb. 4, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, barnstormersgp.com. A dashing WWI ace fighter pilot must save the world from a dastardly adversary and win the heart of a young lady. Tickets $15.

Jackson County

"LITTLE WOMEN — THE MUSICAL," 7 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through Dec. 31 Randall Theatre, 520 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville, 541-632-3258, randalltheatre.com. Musical adaptation of the coming-of-age story of four sisters during the American Civil War. $20-$22 or $15 Thursdays.

"THE SNOW QUEEN," 7:30 p.m. Dec. 28-29, 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 30-31, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055, www.ctporegon.org. Based on the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale, a wicked queen captures a young boy to solve the riddle of eternity while his friend tries to rescue him. Tickets $25 general, $20 students and seniors.

"MARY POPPINS," 8 p.m. Dec. 28-29, 2 and 8 p.m. Dec. 30, 2 p.m Dec. 31, Camelot Theatre, 101 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-5250, www.camelottheatre.org. Musical about a magical nanny in 1910 England. $29-$36.

"SHE LOVES ME," 8 p.m. Dec. 28-29, 1 and 8 p.m. Dec. 30, 1 p.m. Dec. 31, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, theoregoncabaret.com. Romantic musical comedy in which two co-worker who loathe one another carry on a romance as pen pals. $25-$39.

TWO ON TAP, 3 p.m. Jan. 7, North Medford High School, 1900 N. Keeneway Drive, Medford, 541-734-4116, jcconcerts.org. Song and tap dance duo perform with Broadway flair. $25.

"THE CAPITOL STEPS" 7:30 p.m. Jan. 16, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Musical satire on Washington D.C. and the Congressional experience. $32, $35, $38.

"SYLVIA," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 1:30 p.m. Sundays, Jan. 19-Feb. 11, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055, www.ctporegon.org. A stray dog becomes a bone of contention between a husband and wife, until they learn to compromise. Tickets $25 general, $20 seniors, $18 students and children.

OREGON SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, Feb. 23-Oct. 28, Ashland, 541-482-4331, www.osfashland.org. The 2018 season opens with "Othello," "Sense and Sensibility," "Destiny of Desire" and "Henry V." Dates, times and ticket prices vary.

Child's Play

Josephine County

W.I.L.D — WILDERNESS INTEGRATED LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT, 1-4 p.m. Jan. 7 and Jan. 21, Williams, info@williamscommunityforestproject,org. Outdoor experience for children to develop physical and social skills, love and respect for woodlands. By donation. Contact to register. Also Feb. 4. Feb. 18, March 4, March 18.

YOUNG MASTER GARDENERS, 11:30 a.m.-noon and 3-3:45 p.m. Jan. 10, Josephine Community Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. Learn to grow plants through indoor gardening and hydroponics. Free; morning program for 5 and younger, afternoon for 6 and older.

SENSORY FRIENDLY GYM, 10 a.m.-noon Jan. 20, 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.

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.

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

Jackson County

KID TIME DISCOVERY EXPERIENCE, 106 N. Central Ave., Medford, 541-772-9922, www.kid-time.org. Interactive exhibits and classes that promote imagination and cooperative play. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission $6-$10.

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. Events: Noon Year's Eve Party, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 31. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; admission $10-$12, free for kids under 2, $2 every first Sunday.

Art

Josephine County

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

BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. Art and gift items by Donna Walsh, through December.

GALLERY ONE AT THE MUSEUM, 229-B S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1218. "Believe," holiday show with work by more than 60 local artists, through Dec. 31.

GLASS FORGE GALLERY AND STUDIO, 501 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-955-0815. Original art and Christmas carvings by Dorae Bowen, natural wood crafts by Boots Cotterman, through December.

GRANTS PASS BRANCH LIBRARY, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. "Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass," multi-paneled exhibit exploring slavery and abolition through the eyes of the 19th-century man, Jan. 3-31; new mosaic paper and glass art by Bebe Keith, ongoing.

GRANTS PASS MUSEUM OF ART, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Annual Membership Show, non-juried exhibition of works by museum members, through Dec. 16.

GREAT NORTHWEST MUSIC, 220 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-956-8600. Life-sized clay model for a downtown Grants Pass bronze monument of Brady Adams by local sculptor Peter Sedlow, in the window display, through December.

HOLIDAYS @ SIXTH AND G, 245 S.E. G St., Grants Pass. Seasonal makers market with Christmas decorations and handmade goods, through December.

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.

MA MOSA'S, 118 N.W. E St., Grants Pass, 541-479-0236. "Oregon Coast Trail," realistic landscape paintings by Kristen O'Neill, from photographs taken by Peter Miller, through Jan. 4.

THE SHOPS @ SIXTH & G, 124 S.E. G St., Grants Pass. Mixed media artwork created in recent art classes at the Grants Pass Boys & Girls Club, through December.

SOUTHERN OREGON GUILD GALLERY, 24353 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-659-3858. "Angels Among Us," artwork and gift items by guild artists, through Jan. 27.

UNTITLED 2.0, 119 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, www.untitled2gallery.com. "The Geometry of Fear," drawings and paintings by Paul James Cunningham, evoking The Festival of Britain circa 1951, new ways of looking at art, architecture, music and technology, through Jan. 28.

Jackson County

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

THIRD FRIDAY ART WALK, 5-8 p.m. Jan. 19, throughout Medford. Local galleries and businesses hold receptions for art viewers. Free.

AMERICAN TRAILS, 250 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2553. Pueblo Storyteller Pottery, through December.

ART AND SOUL GALLERY, 247 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-326-6960. "Gazing with Awe; Rogue Impressions and Beyond," oil paintings by Sylvia Trujillo, through December.

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

ART PRESENCE, 206 Fifth St., Jacksonville, 541-899-3759. "Naked Art," work by gallery artists with no matts, no frames, and "Sat It In Six," calligraphy art that tells a story in six words, by members of the Calligrapher's Guild, Jan. 5-Feb. 25.

ASHLAND ART CENTER, 357 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-301-5975. Acrylic and mixed media art by Bridgett Reynolds and Linda Dixon, through December, plus work by gallery artists, ongoing.

ASHLAND ART WORKS, 291 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-4735. "Winter Wonders," holiday gift show, with paintings, pottery, jewelry, photos, jewelry, art quilts, through December.

ASHLAND DESIGN STUDIO, 287 Fourth St., Suite 1, Ashland, 541-301-5234. mall artwork and art gift items by Inger Jorgensen, Marigny Goodyear, Annabel Allen, Oona Johanna Meade and others, through December.

GALLERIE KARON, 500 A St., Ashland, 541-482-9008. Holiday Show, with work by more than 30 artists, through December.

HANSON HOWARD GALLERY, 89 Oak St. Ashland, 541-488-2562.The Paintings of Robert C. DeVoe, realistic still lifes in the classic tradition, and a Gallery Artist Holiday Salon, through Dec. 30.

HOUSTON'S CUSTOM FRAMING AND FINE ART, 280 E. Hersey St., Ashland, 541-482-1983. "Back to the Future," seldom and never-before show oil and acrylic paintings by Thomas M. Houston, through December.

NIMBUS, 25 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-3621. Contemporary paintings, glass, wood, ceramics and jewelry by gallery artists, ongoing.

THE PHOTOGRAPHERS' GALLERY, 357 E, Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2772. "Croatia," images by Kate Geary, through December.

ROGUE GALLERY, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, 541-772-8118. "An Artist on the Less Traveled Road," photography by Ravindra C. Vasavada, through Jan. 5.

SHEPHERD'S DREAM, 629 A St., Ashland, 541-708-5439. "Grape Expectations," watercolors by Kay Myer, through December.

STUDIO A.B, 621 A St., Ashland, 541-482-2253. Long-pose pastel portraits by Ann DiSalvo, "The Weekly Press Revisited" by Bruce Bayard, through December.

STUDIO 151, 151 N. Pioneer St., Ashland, studio151ashland.com. "Birds, Buddhas, Books and Snakes," mixed media sculptural art by Elizabeth York, through December.

Literary

Josephine County

50-CENT BOOK SALE, 1-5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays, through Dec. 30, Williams Library, 20695 Williams Highway, Williams, 541-846-7020.

POETRY SHARING, 7-9 p.m. Jan. 12, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Read or listen to poems, on the theme "Friday." Free, donations welcome.

ECKANKAR BOOK DISCUSSION, 10:30 a.m. Jan. 13, Grants Pass Branch Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-7648. Ongoing study of "Wisdom of the Heart" 3.

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

Jackson County

WINTER READS PROGRAM, Jan. 2-Feb. 14, Jackson County Libraries, 541-774-6996. Adults use reading log to record books they read or listen to to be entered in drawing to win prizes. Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m. Jan. 4, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Ellie Alexander presents her murder mystery novel, "Another One Bites the Crust." Free.

SECOND TUESDAY BOOK CHAT, 5:30 p.m. Jan. 9, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6415. Book discussion group reads "Memory Man" by David Baldacci. Free.

BRAIN BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Jan. 23, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group. Free.

SISKIYOU SLEUTHS BOOK GROUP, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Jan 31, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Mystery discussion group reads "Bucket Nut" by Liza Cody. Free.

Holiday

Douglas County

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS & HOLIDAY VILLAGE, 5:30-9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, 5:30-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, through Jan. 1, River Forks Park, Roseburg, 541-637-5742, umpquavalleyfestivaloflights.com. Drive-through lights display, $10 per car. Plus holiday village with Santa, souvenirs and wagon rides.

Portland area

ZOOLIGHTS, 5-9 p.m. through Jan. 7 (closed Jan. 1-4), Oregon Zoo, 4001 S.W. Canyon Road, Portland, 503-226-1561, oregonzoo.org. Walk-through display of more than 1.5 million lights. $4.95-$14.95, free for kids 2 and younger.

Oregon coast

HOLIDAY LIGHTS, 4-9:30 p.m. daily, through Dec. 31, Shore Acres State Park, 13 miles south of Coos Bay, 800-551-6949, 541-888-3732. More than 300,000 lights on trees, shrubs, Christmas trees, garden house and 50 light sculpture displays. $5 per vehicle.

Misc.

Josephine County

NEW YEAR'S EVE DINNER & DANCE, 6:30 p.m.-1 a.m., Dec. 31, Grants Pass merlin Moose Lodge, 330 Merlin Ave., Merlin, 541-474-2833. Prime rib or roast chicken dinner (6:30-8:30 p.m.), dancing to music by Northstar (9 p.m.-1 a.m.). Dinner is $25 singles, $40 couples, tickets sold until Dec. 29, dance only tickets $10 at the door.

NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY AND GINGERBREAD BURNING, 8 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Dec. 31, Takilma Community Building, 9367 Takilma Road, Cave Junction. Music by W.E.G.O., with Sunrise and The Star Seed Experience opening, burning gingerbread houses. $10-$20, sliding scale, no alcohol.

NEW YEAR'S EVE BOWLING BASH, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Dec. 31, Caveman Bowl, 1230 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-441-9060. Unlimited bowling, bowling shoes, champagne or sparkling cider midnight toast, to benefit the Grants Pass High School Marching Band and Guard for their trip to the 2018 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. $20 ages 18 and older, $15 ages 8-17, free for 7 and younger; those under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

"NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE OF FREDERICK DOUGLASS," Jan. 3-31, Grants Pass Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. Multi-paneled exhibit explores slavery and abolition through the eyes of the 19th-century man.

FIRST FRIDAY DANCE, 7:30-11 p.m. Jan. 5, Candela Dance Studio, 122 N.E. F St., Grants Pass, 541-291-7900. West coast swing lesson at 7:30 p.m., open dancing 8:30-11 p.m., no partner needed. Admission $8, or $5 with a potluck dish to share.

WINTER PEACE SPIRAL, 2-4 p.m. Jan. 21, Unity Church, 1027 S.E. M St., Grants Pass. Walk a cedar spiral, light a candle, pray for peace accompanied by harp music. Suggested donation $10-$20; money to be donated to Unity Church of Grants Pass.

Jackson County

NOON YEAR'S EVE PARTY, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 31, ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum, 1500 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6767, www.scienceworksmuseum.org. Make-you-own party hats and noise makers, egg drop contests, balloon drop at noon. $5 for members, $10 nonmembers, $30 for families.

NEW YEAR'S EVE FANCY PANTS DANCE FOR FAMILIES, 7-9 p.m. Dec. 31, Havurah Shir Hadash, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-488-7716. Old-time rock music by DJ the Z-man, healthy snacks for all ages. $5 adults, $3 children under 12, at the door.

NEW YEAR'S EVE KIRTAN DANCE, 8:30 p.m.-1 a.m. Dec. 31, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N., Ashland, 541-482-3776. Music by Matura and Bhaktio Shakti and Gypsy Moon, late night meditations, dance and food. $20 suggested donation.

BLAST OFF! SPACE-THEMED NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY, 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Dec. 31, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, liveatthearmory.com. DJ performances, live painting, flow artists, arial silk performances, food and beverage vendors, for 21 and over only. $15 advance, $20 door, bring nonperishable food donations.

HISTORY LECTURE SERIES, noon Jan. 3 Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, noon, Jan. 10, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996, 541-773-6536. "Getting Oregon Out of the Mud," the first in a year-long history lecture series called "Windows in Time." Free.

ASHLAND ROTARY CENTENNIAL ICE RINK, through Feb. 19, 95 Winburn Way, Ashland, 541-488-9189, parks.ashland,or.us. Call or go online for rink event schedule. $3.50-$4 for skating, $5-$5.50 for hockey, $2.50 skate rental.

Douglas County

CHALLENGE OF THE CHAMPIONS BULLRIDING, 7:30-11:30 p.m. Jan. 19-20, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 541-580-8901, 360-967-2337. Bullriders, bucking bulls, rodeo clowns. $14 advance, $17 door, free for ages 5 and younger.

BRIDAL BLISS WEDDING SHOWCASE, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 21, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 541-673-5621, www.dcbridalbliss.com. Wedding exhibitors, fashion show, wine and beer tasting, food sampling, give-aways. Admission $6.

Oregon coast

WHALE WATCHING WEEK, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. daily, through Dec. 31, Oregon coast, whalespoken.wordpress.com. Volunteers stationed at 24 sites along the coast offer visitors whale watching tips and facts about the animals. Free.

Klamath Falls

NEW YEAR'S EVE WITH THE GLAMAZONS, 9:15 p.m. Dec. 31, Running Y Ranch Resort, 5500 Running Y Road, Klamath Falls, eventbrite.com. Bawdy Burlesque show, meet-and-greet with performers, champagne toast and dancing at midnight. $45-$60.

Casinos

Douglas County

SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. Back to the '80s New Year's Eve Concert & Party, with The Romantics, Dec. 31; The Brothers Reed Quartet, Jan. 10-14; Justin Shandor as Elvis, Jan. 27; Super Bowl Party, Feb. 4; The Righteous Brothers, Feb. 10; karaoke, Tuesdays.

Portland area

SPIRIT MOUNTAIN CASINO, Grand Ronde, 800-760-7977. New Year's Eve Celebration, Dec. 31; Keith Sweat, Jan. 13; Ann Wilson of Heart, Feb. 10; Lunar New Year Concert, Feb. 17; The Clairvoyants, March 31.

Oregon coast

CHINOOK WINDS CASINO, Lincoln City, 888-244-6665. UFC 219 Viewing Party, Dec. 30; Studio 18 New Year's Eve, Dec. 30-31; Creedence Clearwater Revisited, Jan. 19-20; King of the Cage, Feb. 3; Roots & Boots Tour, Feb. 23-24; Tyler Henry, March 10; Rodney Carrington, May 18-19;

MILL CASINO, North Bend, 800-953-4800. The British Invasion Years, Dec. 31; New Year's Eve Dance Party, Dec. 31; Creedence Revelation with Randy Linder, CCR tribute, Jan. 20; Burns Night Celebration and Dinner, Feb. 2; BBQ Blues & Brews on the Bay, May 26-27; Comedy Night, Wednesdays; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

THREE RIVERS CASINO, Florence, 541-997-7529. Holiday Bingo Bash, Dec. 29; UFC 219, Dec. 30; New Year's Eve Party, Dec. 31; Justin Shandor as Elvis, Jan. 12-14; Super Bowl Tailgate Party, Feb. 4.


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