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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.

April 27-28, 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. April 29, David Modica, acoustic guitar, 11 a.m.; May 1, Fondue and Brew Night, with eclectic guitar music by Jesse Kennemer, 6-9, p.m. No cover.

CASA AMIGA, 200 McDonald Lane, Grants Pass, 541-956-8602. April 28, live country music, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

CEDARWOOD SALOON, 1345 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-6160. April 27-28, Blowin' Smoke, modern country, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Thursdays, open jam, 7-11 p.m., No cover.

CHATEAU AT OREGON CAVES, 20000 Caves Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3400. May 6, Bob Clark, harp, flute, piano, 4-6 p.m.; Wednesdays, poetry readings by David Hodges, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

CLIMATE CITY BREWING, 509 Southwest G Street, Grants Pass, 541-479-3725. Tuesdays, Salsa/Bachata Party, 7-9 p.m., with Latin dance lesson at 7 p.m., dancing 7:30-9 p.m., no partner necessary, $5.

COCINA 7 TAQUERIA, 132 Blodgett Road, Williams, 541-846-6666. May 4, The Living Room Sessions, with Craig Wright, Jen Ambrose, Frankie Hernandez and Michelle McAfee, 6-9 p.m.; Thursdays, open mic, 7 p.m., sign-ups start at 5 p.m., no cover.

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DOUBLE TAPS TAPROOM AND CRAFT SPIRITS, 945 N.E. D St., Grants Pass, 541-603-0985. May 4, open mic with Luis Perez, 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays, Trivia Night, 6-7:30 p.m. No cover.

THE G SPOT, 24099 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-592-5220. April 27, Erotic City, Prince tribute band, 9 p.m.-midnight, $15; Thursdays, open mic with B Wishes, 7-11 p.m.; Wednesdays, karaoke with Jammer Dave, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

G STREET BAR AND GRILL, 125 S.E. G St., Grants Pass, 541-956-5427. April 27-28, Saucy, rock, funk, R&B, pop, 8:30 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

THE HAUL, 121 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4991. April 26, Mos Generator, heavy rock, 8 p.m.-midnight, $5; April 27, Fortune's Folly, original dance rock, 9 p.m.-midnight; April 28, Rogue Underground, stand-up comedy, 9 p.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, 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.

IRON OAR, 915 Galice Road, Merlin, 541-479-3881. Saturdays, pool tournament, 7 p.m., $6 entry.

JD'S SPORTS BAR AND BREWERY, 690 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-471-0383. April 27-28, live music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

THE LAUGHING CLAM, 121 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1110. April 27, The Rhythm Kings, blues, 7-10 p.m.; April 28, Over The Moon, blues, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

MCGREW'S, 33105 Redwood Highway, O'Brien, 541-596-2202. April 27, Funk Dub, funk, 9 p.m.-midnight, $3.

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. 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 27, Safara Butunga and Skija, world beat, drumming, 9 p.m.-midnight, $5.

RIVER'S EDGE, 1936 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-244-1182. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, Scott Head or David Modica, acoustic rock, blues, jazz, folk guitar, 5:30- 8 p.m. No cover.

THE SMOKING DUCK, 18252 Redwood Highway, Selma, 541-597-2021. Tuesdays, Tuesday Bluesday, open mic hosted by Dusty Jones, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

THE SOUND LOUNGE, 225 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-479-0712. April 26, Darby Dolls Burlesque Bingo, 7-9 p.m. $5.; April 27, Dorado and The Bouray, funk, rock, pop, jazz, 9 p.m.-midnight; April 28, The Evening Shades, progressive rock, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., no cover; April 29, The Resinators, rock, reggae, from Eugene, 9 p.m. -1 a.m.; May 3, Girls Night Out, male review, 7-9 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.-midnight, $19.95-$39.95 at ticketor.com.

STITCHES BAR & GRILL, 670 Fruitdale Drive, Grants Pass, 541-244-1961. Nightly, karaoke, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., no cover.

TAYLOR'S COUNTRY STORE, 202 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541- 592-5358. April 27, 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. May 3, open mic jam, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. April 28, Tim Mitchell, acoustic rock, 6-9 p.m.; 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. April 27-28, Comedy Night, with Grant Lyons and Drake Nelson, doors open at 7 p.m., show 8 p.m. $10; May 17, acoustic jam, 6-9 p.m.; Tuesdays, Mike Brons, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m. No cover., unless noted.

Jackson County

APPLEGATE RIVER LODGE, 15100 Highway 238, Applegate, 541-761-9353, www.liveatthegate.com. April 29, Shook Twins, folk duo, $20 advance, $25 door; May 1, Pink Talking Fish, hybrid tribute fusion of music by Pink Floyd, Talking Heads and Phish, $10 advance, $25 door. May 10, The Rock Collection, jam band, $17 advance, $20 door; May 16, Poor Man's Whiskey, southern rock-bluegrass, $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.

April 27, Haunt, Hellfire, Chains of Belmont, Insanity's Reign, rock all ages show, 6 p.m. $6; April 30, Troubled Minds, emo, indie rock, 7 p.m. $5.

BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. April 26-27, Eric Leadbetter, acoustic guitar and vocals, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, 8-11 p.m. Friday; April 28, Rogue Suspects Trio, rock, funk, 8-11 p.m.; May 3, Tim Mitchell Duo, acoustic classic rock, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

THE BLACK SHEEP, 51 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6414. April 27, Robbie DaCosta Trio, blues, 9 p.m.-midnight; April 29, Holly Gleason, acoustic folk, 7-9 p.m.; April 30, Underground History Live, host Geoffrey Riley and Chelsea Rose discuss the struggles of African Americans in Oregons pioneer era, 6-8 p.m.; Tuesdays, open mic with Robbie DaCosta, 8:30-10:30 p.m.; Thursdays, dart tournament, 7:30 p.m., game night, 8 p.m.; Sundays, Celtic music, 2-5 p.m. No cover, unless otherwise noted.

BOOMTOWN SALOON, 105 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-702-2252.

April 28, Crossfire, 8:30 p.m.-midnight; Wednesdays, open mic, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

BRICKROOM, 35 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6030. May 4, Slow Corpse, indie rock, 9 p.m., $10.; May 10, Olivia Millerschin, folk, pop, 9 p.m., $10.; May 24, Petunia and The Vipers, ragtime, Americana, roots, 9 p.m., $15; June 16, Motel Radio, indie rock, 9 p.m., $10.

CALLAHAN'S MOUNTAIN LODGE, Interstate 5 Exit 6, south of Ashland, 541-482-1299. Saturdays through Wednesdays, Ken Hart, guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m.; Thursdays and Fridays, John Hollis, guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m., no cover.

CATTLEMEN'S, 108 Depot St., Rogue River, 541-582-1631. April 27, Rock Candy, rock, blues, R&B, 9 p.m.-midnight; April 28, The John Dough Boys, folk bluegrass, country, punk, 9 p.m.-midnight; Tuesdays and Thursdays, karaoke, 8 p.m. No cover.

CHADWICKS PUB AND SPORTS BAR, 2300 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-770-1234. April 27-28, Comedy Night with opener Jeremiah Coughlin, and headliner Myles Webber, 9-10:30 p.m. $10, karaoke after comedy.

THE EDGE NIGHTCLUB & PATIO, 25 S. Riverside, Medford. Fridays and Saturdays, DJ dance music, 10 p.m. No cover.

GRANITE TAPHOUSE, 23 S. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-5055. April 27, Funky Friday, old school funk with DJ Funky Junky, 10 p.m.-1 a.m.; Sundays, karaoke, 9:30 p.m. No cover.

GRAPE STREET BAR & GRILL, 31 S. Grape St., Medford, 541-500-8881. April 26, The Wild Side, pole dance performances, 7:30 p.m., $11-$16 at poleshow.ticketbud.com; April 28, Mercy with Lynda Morrison, 8 p.m.-midnight; May 1, Southern Oregon Jazz Orchestra, 7-9 p.m.; May 8, Ashland Blues Society jam with Duke Street, 6:30-9:30 p.m., no cover.

HABANEROS, 142 N. Front St., Medford, 541-779-9770. April 27-28, Hog Wild, sock, soul, blues, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. No cover.

THE HOMESTEAD PUB , 119 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-299-0644. April 28, The Spiral Kings, classic rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

HOWIEE'S ON FRONT, 16 N. Front St., Medford, 541-773-5767. April 27, The Rogue Underground, eclectic originals, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; April 28, Fortunes Folly and Dorado, alternative 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.

IPUB, 137 E. Main St, Ashland, 541-482-8572. April 27, Doves and Vultures, hard rock, The Legendary Good Times, progressive rock, 9 p.m., no cover; May 3, Hillstomp, slide rock, bluegrass, Americana, with The Elephant, eclectic rock duo, 9 p.m., $10 at brownpapertickets.com.

J'S BISTRO, 258 A St., 3B, Ashland, 541-488-6982. April 28, The Drag Menace, dinner buffet 5-7 p.m., drag show, 7:30 p.m., $25, reservations required; May 12, dinner show with David Cahalan, songs of Billy Joel, dinner 5:30 p.m., show 7 p.m., $30, reservations required.

J'VILLE TAVERN, 125 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1170. April 27, Jon Martin, 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, blues, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

JOHNNY B'S ROCKIN' DINER, 120 E. Sixth St., Medford, 541-773-1900. April 27, Something On The Wing, The Elephant, Fleeting Few, garage and alternative rock, 9 p.m.; April 28, The Unusual Suspects, punk, funk, with Harry Chin and the Mandibles, new wave, industrial, 9 p.m.- 1:a.m. Cover charges vary.

LA BAGUETTE MUSIC CAFE, 340 A St., Ashland, 541-482-0855. April 27, Angel Radio, Colin Martin, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; April 28, Tony Brusset and Friends, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; April 28, Opus 3, jazz, 7-9 p.m.; May 2, La Baguette House Band, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Cover.

LOFT BRASSERIE, 18 Calle Guanajuato, Ashland, 541-482-1116. April 19, Flat 5 Flim Flam, five-piece modern acoustic swing, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

MORRTON'S, 980 Phoenix Road, Medford, 541-772-3154. April 27, Shybo Torres, pop, light rock, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. April 26, The Good Lookers, 7:30-10:30 p.m.; April 28. Appalachia, folk, fusion, 7-9 p.m., Genevieve and Hemmy, folk, rock, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; May 3, The Singer and The Songwriter, jazz, blues, folk, 8:30-10:30 p.m.; Sundays, Corner Boys, Irish, 6-9 p.m.; Mondays, open mic, 9 p.m. No cover.

PIER 21, 841 Stewart Ave., Medford, 541-776-3263. April 27-28, Flat Patty, hard rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Wednesday and Thursday, open jam, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

ROCKY TONK SALOON & GRILL, 333 E. Main St., Medford, 541-973-2887. April 27-28, DJ dance music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; May 5, Girls Night Out, male revue, 8-11 p.m., $19.95-$34.95 at ticketor.com; Tuesdays and Fridays, free line dance lessons, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

SMITHFIELDS PUB & PIES, 23 S. Second St., Ashland, 541-482-7437. April 28, Giardinelli Hot Club, 8-10 p.m.; April 29, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop duo, 8-10 p.m.; Mondays, Robbie DaCosta and Friends, rockabilly, rock, 7:30-10 p.m.; Tuesdays, karaoke, 9-11:30 p.m.; Fridays, trivia, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

STANDING STONE BREWING COMPANY, 101 Oak St., Ashland, 541-482-2448. May 20, Green Mountain Guild, folk, jazz, soul-inspired pop, 7-9 p.m. on the patio. No cover.

THE TALENT CLUB, 114 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-2721. April 27, Dusty Green Bones, electric newgrass, 9 p.m.- midnight., $10.

WALKABOUT BREWING, 921 Mason Way, Medford, 541-734-4677. April 28, Reverberays, surf rock, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

WILD GOOSE CAFE & BAR, 2365 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-488- 4103. April 26, Sage Meadows, 7-10 p.m.; April 27, Dave Scoggin Duo, 6-8 p.m., karaoke, 8:30-11 p.m.; April 28, karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; April 29, Jim Quinby, 6-8 p.m., Little Thom's open mic, 8-11 p.m.; April 30, Peggy Rose's Singers Showcase, 7-10 p.m.; May 1, The Maybe Sometimes, 7-10 p.m.; May 2, Gene's Themed open mic, 8-11 p.m.; May 3, Jimmy Pinwheel Band, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

WINERIES

Josephine County

PLAISANCE RANCH, 16955 Water Gap Road, Williams, 541-846-7175. April 27, Wine Down with music by Snake Fat, blues, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

SCHMIDT FAMILY VINEYARDS, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9985. April 27, Doug Brons, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-8 p.m., no cover.

SERRA VINEYARDS, 222 Missouri Flat Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9223. May 13, Mother's Day brunch, $35-$39 adults, $19 children, reservations required.

Jackson County

BELLE FIORE WINERY, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland, 541-552-4900. April 26, Bill Bateman, illusionist.; April 27, Stardust Trio, jazz, swing; April 28, Grant Ruiz and Dan Fellman, classical and jazz guitar; April 29, Michael Whipple, keyboards and vocals, 5-7 p.m.; May 2, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop duo, 5-7 p.m.; May 3, Son Ravello, folk singer songwriter. Music is 6-8 p.m., unless otherwise noted. No cover.

DANCIN' VINEYARDS, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford, 541-245-1133. April 26, Shae Celine and Don Harriss, jazz, standards, blues, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; May 2, Ed Dunsavage and Bob Rawlings, jazz, 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover.

DEL RIO VINEYARDS & WINERY, 52 N. River Road, Gold Hill, 541-855-2062. May 6, Saucy, classic and contemporary rock, blues, pop, 3-5 p.m. No cover.

ENOTECA BY EDENVALE, 17 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-3377. May 4, First Friday reception, with upcycled thrift paintings by Hayley Dixon and music by Goodlookers, 5-8 p.m.; Sundays, Sunday Funday, with games and tastings, 3-7 p.m. No cover.

GRIZZLY PEAK WINERY, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland, 541-482-5700. May 1, Dylan Foley, Irish fiddle, 7-9 p.m., $20, at the door; May 7, Pablo Estigarribia and Adrian Jost, Argentine tango, 7-9 p.m., $20 at the door; May 12, Women with Wings Choir and Blue Lightning, rock, 5-8 p.m., $25 to benefit Jamie Mcleod-Skinner, get tickets at jamiefororegon.com.

PASCHAL WINERY, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-535-7957. May 1, Jefferson Classical Guitar Society, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

RED LILY VINEYARDS, 11777 Highway 238, Jacksonville, 541-846-6800. May 13, Seth Hansson, acoustic guitar and vocals, 2-5 p.m. No cover.

ROXY ANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. April 27, Danielle Kelly Soul Project, Motown, oldies, soul, 6-8 p.m., $5-$7; May 2, Derek Deon and the Vaughns, 6-9 p.m., no cover.

SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. April 27, Allison Scull, acoustic folk-jazz; April 28, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals; May 2, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals. Music is 6-8 p.m. No cover.

VALLEY VIEW WINERY, 1000 Upper Applegate Road, Jacksonville, 541-899-8468. May 6, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop duo, 1-4 p.m. No cover.

MUSIC

Josephine County

SARA AND KENNY, 7 p.m. April 27, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Classical jazz-folk fusion from Wisconsin. $15.

THE DISTILLED-SPIRIT REBELLION, 7-11 p.m. April 27, Williams Grange, 20100 Williams Highway, Williams, 541-846-0795. Honky tonk cosmic country rock band celebrates release of debut CD "Backwoods Blend." $5 cover, $10 with CD.

WILLIAMS WORLD MUSIC CHOIR, 7 p.m. April 28, Williams Grange, 20100 Williams Highway; 4 p.m. April 29, Fruitdale Grange, 1440 Parkdale Drive, Grants Pass, 541-613-4572. Songs from around the world to praise, honor and remind people to protect water. Suggested donation $5-$20, free for kids under 12; no one turned away.

LOS LONELY BOYS, 8 p.m., April 28, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. Tex-Mex rock, funk, blues, for 21 and over only. $45 general, $55 and $65 reserved; by phone, online or in Grants Pass at Oregon Outpost, The Music Shop, FireRiver Music.

THE REUNION BEATLES FANTASY TRIBUTE, 8 p.m., May 3, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. Tribute to the rock reunion of all time, for 21 and over only. $20 general, $30 and $40 reserved; by phone, online or in Grants Pass at Oregon Outpost, The Music Shop, FireRiver Music.

3 RIVERS CHORALE, 3 p.m. May 5, Immanuel United Methodist Church, 200 W. Watkins St., Cave Junction, 541-592-2981. "To Carnegie Hall & Back" program, features the music of Ola Gjeilo, with piano and string orchestra. By donation.

JAZZ FEST, 5-9 p.m. May 5, Grants Pass High School Commons, 830 N.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass, 541-295-0641, www.gphsband.org. Dinner (5-6:30 p.m.) and show (6:30-9 p.m.), silent auction and raffles, to benefit Grants Pass High School Band. Concert features University of Oregon Green Garter Band, SWOCC Combo, RCC Jazz Band, Rogue Gold and GPHS jazz bands. Dinner only $10, show only $15 adults, $10 students and seniors, dinner and show $25 adults, $20 students and seniors.

3 RIVERS CHORALE, 3 p.m. May 6, Bethany Presbyterian Church, 741 N.W. Fourth St., Grants Pass, 541-592-2981. "To Carnegie Hall & Back" program, features the music of Ola Gjeilo, with piano and string orchestra. $15; tickets at Oregon Books and at the door.

OLIVIA MILLERSCHIN, 7 p.m. May 8, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Detroit singer songwriter plays easy-listening folk jazz, with her band. $15.

AN EVENING TO REMEMBER, 2 and 7 p.m. May 12, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, aneveningtoremember.net. Jocelyn Schmidt leads a mix of music, song and dance with guest performers — including Ariel Kostrna, David Schmidt, Brooklyn Leamons, Doug Brons, Stillpoint ballet dancers, All That Jazz Advanced Production Team dancers — to benefit the Women's Crisis Support Team. Tickets $25.

ACOUSTIC JAM, 6-9 p.m. May 17, 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.

PIGS ON THE WING — PINK FLOYD TRIBUTE, 8 p.m., May 18, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. The music of Pink Floyd, for 21 and over only. $20; by phone, online or in Grants Pass at Oregon Outpost, The Music Shop, FireRiver Music.

ROCK CONCERT, 6-10 p.m. May 24, Eaden Ballroom, 244 S.W. K St., Grants Pass. Music by Belmont (pop funk from Chicago), Young Culture (pop rock from New York), Someone Else (emo from Medford), JV (pop punk from Seattle) and others. All ages, $8, at the door.

Jackson County

AFROMAN, 9 p.m. April 28, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, www.liveatthearmory.com. Rap, with pro-marijuana themes, with Belico $adboy and Bremer Josia. $25 advance, $30 door; at The Music Coop, Immortal Spirits and online.

SISKIYOU SINGERS, 7:30 p.m. April 28, 3 p.m April 29, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-482-5290, siskiyousingers.org. "Who'll Be a Witness: The Power of the American Spiritual" program includes soloist Millicent Scarlett, narration by Eileen Guenther and pieces with the North Medford High School Concert Choir. Tickets $20, $5 for students and Oregon Trail Card holders; sold at Music Coop and Paddington Station in Ashland, Grocery Outlet in Medford and online.

KEN PEPLOWSKI AND EHUD ASHERIE, 7 p.m. April 29, Old Siskiyou Barn, Ashland, 541-488-3869, siskiyoumusicproject.com. Clarinetist and pianist perform jazz. $25 general, $20 members, $10 students.

DRUM TAO, 7:30 p.m. May 2, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Taiko drumming and dance. Tickets $42, $45, $48 general, $30, $33, $36 youth.

CRYSTAL METHOD, 9 p.m. May 4, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, www.liveatthearmory.com. Electronic music, for 21 and over only. $20, at redlightpro.com and at the door.

ST. LAWRENCE STRING QUARTET, 7:30 p.m. May 4, 3 p.m. May 5, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6154, chambermusicconcerts.org. Pianist Stephen Prutsman joins ensemble to perform music by Haydn, Sibelius and Franck on Friday, music by Haydn, Korngold and Tchaikovsky on Saturday. Tickets $33- and $38, $5 for full-time students and Oregon Trail Card holders.

ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONIC BAND, 3 p.m. May 6, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-227-3787. Guest conductor Travis Moddison leads band in "Cornerstones and Landmarks" program, with pieces by Dmitry, John Williams, Percy Grainger and others. $12 adults, $10 seniors, $8 students, $20 family.

LEGENDS OF THE ROAD: HONORING THE MUSIC OF JOHN LENNON, 7:30 p.m. May 10-12, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Local musicians and singers perform Lennon's most enduring work. Tickets $28.

JOVINO SANTOS NETO QUARTET, 7:30 p.m. May 11, Artistic Piano Gallery, 1390 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-488-3869, siskiyoumusicproject.com. Latin jazz. $25 general, $20 members, $10 students.

THE ROGUE VALLEY PEACE CHOIR, 3 p.m. May 12, United Church of Christ, 1801 E. Jackson St., Medford; 3 p.m. May 13, First United Methodist Church, 175 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-840-7881. "Choose Love" program inspired by recent mass shootings, contentious political times, global disasters, fear of war, environmental degradation. Free, donations accepted at the door.

THE ROGUE RINGERS, 3 p.m. May 13, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-8689. Handbell arrangements of music from the movies. Free.

BENEFIT CONCERT, 7 p.m. June 2, Eagle Creek Estates, 1404 Brownsboro Highway, Eagle Point, www.buttecreekmill.com. Jim Belushi joins Muskadine Blues Band to raise money for the Butte Creek Mill Foundation. Tickets $150 general, $300 VIP, which includes reserved seat, meet-and-greet with Belushi.

Douglas County

WOU JAZZ BIG BAND & ORQUESTRA BRASIL, 7:30 p.m. April 27, Jacoby Auditorium, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-4715, events@umpqua.edu. Jazz standards, contemporary selections, Latin music. $10 general, free for students.

Northern California

MAX HATT AND EDDA GLASS, 7:30 p.m. April 28, Crescent Elk Auditorium, 944 G St., Crescent City, Calif., 707-464-1336. Jazz Americana and bossa nova. $12-$18.

ON STAGE

Josephine County

"25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through May 6, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, barnstormersgp.com. Musical in which six tweens vie for spelling championship of a lifetime with hilarious results.Tickets $20.

"SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL," 6 p.m. May 4, 2 p.m. May 6, Rogue Auditorium, Rogue Community College, 3345 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, www.showtix4u.com. Logos Public Charter School theater students perform amalgamation of many of Seuss' most famous children's stories. Tickets $10 adults and teens, $8 children and seniors.

TWO ON TAP, 7:30 p.m. May 8, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-479-2199. Duo breathes new life into classic song-and-tap dance, as part of Josephine County Community Concerts. Tickets by subscription only; call for availability.

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

"TUNA CHRISTMAS," 7 p.m. April 26-28, Crater Performing Arts Center, 655 N. Third St., Central Point, 541-494-6348. A peek into the small-town doings of Tuna, Texas, full of eccentric characters. $7 adults, $5 students and seniors.

"ONCE," 8 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 1 p.m. Sundays, through April 27-July 1, 8 p.m. Wednesday shows start in June, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, theoregoncabaret.com. A Dublin street musician is about to give up his dream when a woman takes a sudden interest in his love songs. $25-$39.

"THE AMAZING EMILY DICKINSON," noon-1 p.m. April 28, Rogue River Library, 412 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-864-8850. Burt Eikleberry discusses the poet's life and reads selected poems. Free.

PUPPETEERS FOR FEARS, 10 a.m.-1 a.m. April 28, Southern Oregon University, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Cabaret-style show with live music, comedy sketches, puppet burlesque. Free.

"PARKHURST: FREEDOM FROM DEATH," 8 p.m. Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through April 29, Ashland Community Center, 59 Winburn Way, Ashland, contact 541-646-2971, ashlandcontemporarytheatre.org. One-woman play by Jeannine Grizzard looks at British suffragette Emmeline Parkhurst, her personal battles and commitment to women's suffrage. Tickets $15; sold at Paddington Station in Ashland Grocery Outlet in Medford and online.

"JEKYLL & HYDE," 7 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through April 29, Randall Theatre, 10 E. Third St., Medford, 541-632-3258, randalltheatre.com. Musical about two men — a doctor and a madman — and two woman — both in love with the same man with a dark secret. $22 reserved, $17 Thursdays, pay-what-you-want at the door, as available.

"DEATH AND THE MAIDEN," 7:30 p.m. April 30, Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland, livinageniseproductions,org. A country struggles with new-found democracy after years under a brutal dictator. Tickets $10; sold at Paddington Station ins Ashland, online and at the door. Proceeds benefit Jackson County Sexual Assault Response Team.

"BAREFOOT IN THE PARK," 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, May 4-20, Camelot Theatre, 101 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-5250, www.camelottheatre.org. A conservative attorney and a free spirit flower child try to make a life together. $27-$34, with $20 rush tickets 10 minutes before performances; plus a pay-what-you-can preview May 2 at 8 p.m., a $20 May 3 preview at 8 p.m., an OSF Tudor Guild benefit May 9 at 8 p.m.

"HIMSELF AND NORA," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 1:30 p.m. Sundays, through May 13, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055, www.ctporegon.org. Musical reveals the private life of James Joyce and the untold story of his lifelong love and muse. Tickets $28 general, $22 seniors, $18 students and children.

OREGON SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, through Oct. 28, Ashland, 541-482-4331, www.osfashland.org. The 2018 season opens with "Destiny of Desire" through July 12; "Henry V," "Manahatta," "Oklahoma," through Oct. 27; "Othello," "Sense and Sensibility," through Oct. 28. Next up: "Romeo and Juliet," June 15, "The Book of Will, " June 16, "Love's Labor's Lost," June 17. Dates, times and ticket prices vary.

Douglas County

"THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE," 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through April 22, Betty Long Unruh Theatre, 1614 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-673-2125, www.uact-theatre.com. Three actors act through all 37 of Shakespeare'splays in two hours, hilariously and irreverently. $6-$13.

"ROUGH CROSSING," 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, May 11-20, Centerstage Theatre, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-4691 information, 541-440-7700 tickets. Tom Stoppard's British farce set in 1936 on an ocean liner. $8-$13.

CHILD'S PLAY

Josephine County

FAMILY FUN CAMP, 5:30 p.m. April 26, May 3, May 10, May 17, May 24, May 31, Boys & Girls Club, 203 S.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1923, randy@begreat4kids.com. For kids 10-14 and parents, with dinner, classes geared toward family dynamics, management and communication. Free, free child care offered,

SAFETY FAIR, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. April 28, Grants Pass Shopping Center, Grants Pass, 541-690-4530. Car seat safety checks, kids ID kits, fire, rescue and police, free bike helmets, bounce house, face painting, crafts. Free.

W.I.L.D. — WILDERNESS INTEGRATED LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT, 1-4 p.m. April 29, June 3 and 24, July 15 and 29, Aug. 19, Williams, contact info@williamscommunityforestproject.org. Outdoor educational program for children to develop physical and social skills, love and respect for woodlands. By donation. Contact to register.

YOUNG MASTER GARDENERS, 11:30 a.m.-noon and 3-3:45 p.m. May 9, Josephine Community Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. Kids explore the world of bugs and those that are helpful to the garden. Free; morning program for 5 and younger, afternoon for 6 and older.

SENSORY FRIENDLY GYM, 10 a.m.-noon, May 19, 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, 9-11 a.m. Mondays, 9-10 a.m. Thursdays, 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, 11-11:45 a.m. Thursdays, Grants Pass branch library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-956-2059, 541-301-1537. Parents and babies up to 24 months meet for nursery rhymes and playtime. 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.

YOUTH SKILLS PROGRAM, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Fridays, Grants Pass, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays in Williams, 707-481-3403, thesharpeningstone.com. Wilderness education for ages 7-9 and 10-13, with games and activities to help youth experience nature. $30 per student per day; registration in one-month blocks only.

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: April 28, Pterosaurs: Ancient Rulers of the Sky, exhibit opens. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday, starting May 1; admission $10-$12, free for kids under 2, $2 every first Sunday.

ART

Josephine County

FIRST FRIDAY LIVE, 5-9 p.m. May 4, downtown Grants Pass, 541-450-6180, www.facebook.com/grantspassfirstfridaylive. Local galleries and businesses hold receptions for art viewers. Free. See art listings below for individual venues.

ART IN THE COMMUNITY, members of the Josephine County Artists' Association show their paintings. For April: Jackie Mauritz at Umpqua Bank, 1670 Williams Highway; Sharon Garland at US Bank, 400 S.W. Sixth St. For May: Gillian Keir at Umpqua Bank, 1670 Williams Highway; Judy Crum at US Bank, 400 S.W. Sixth St.

BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. Colorful acrylic landscapes with a hint of impressionism by Catherine Wiley, through April.

BOUTIQUE BANDIT, 227 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-508-1437. Pen and ink wildlife drawings by wildlife biologist Amanda Holland, through April.

GALLERY ONE AT THE MUSEUM, 229-B S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1218. Plein aire paintings of Southern Oregon landscapes by Cheryl Williams Dolan, through April 30.

GRANTS PASS BRANCH LIBRARY, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. 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. "Where Art and Nature Meet," ceramic sculpture installation that references structures found in nature, by Jenni Ward, through May 25; exhibit sponsored by Redwood Nursery.

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.

PAIN 2 PERFORMANCE, 111 S.E. G St., Grants Pass, 541-916-8350. "Birds of My Neighborhood," monoprints of owls, sandpipers, ravens and other feathered friends by Stan Fullerton, through April.

ROGUE ROASTERS, 610 S.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-476-6134. Carved wood paintings by Cate Battles, through April.

THE SHOPS @ SIXTH &G, 245 S.E. G St., Grants Pass. Cerebral, thoughtful paintings and studies by Allen Smith from inspirational source material, through April.

UNTITLED 2.0, 119 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, www.untitled2gallery.com. "The Neighborhood Beat: True Art Stories," wacky, colorful and insightful paintings, drawings, prints and mixed media works by Stan Fullerton, with an Art Beat magazine to accompany the exhibit, through April.

VINTAGE OUTLET & CONSIGNMENTS, 117 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-295-7540. "Global Goods," artisan created goods from and inspired by exotic locales, including shoe forms covered with Kantha Quilt remnants, brick molds and printing blocks, through April.

WISEMAN GALLERY, Rogue Community College, 3345 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-956-7481. RCC Art Department Faculty Exhibit, works in paintings, drawing, mixed media, ceramics and metals by Karl Brake, Dana Bussell, Pat Enos, Jennifer Eufusia, Ted Helard, Irene Kai, Carl Seyboldt, Zeno Thanes, through May 3.

Jackson County

ASHLAND GALLERY WALK, 5-8 p.m. May 4, downtown Ashland, 541-488-8430, 877-PLAN-ART. Artists' receptions at downtown galleries.

THIRD FRIDAY ART WALK, 5-8 p.m. May 18, 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, ongoing.

ART AND SOUL GALLERY, 247 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-326-6960. "Through the Eyes," watercolor and ink paintings by Lori Taylor, through April 29. "Landmarks," oil paintings by Jenay Elder, May 2-27.

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. "The Poet's Palette," artworks celebrating National Poetry Month, through April 29. "Gardens Gone Wild: A Celebration of Summer," May 4-June 17.

ART SALON, 2 p.m. April 29, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Monthly program in which local artists discuss the evolution of art and present digital photos of their work. April 29 is Carol Ingram; May 27 is Claudia Law.

ASHLAND ART CENTER, 357 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2772. "Things That Go Together," oil paintings by Terry Frosini, work by Melody Blore and photographs by Debra Harder, through April, plus work by gallery artists, ongoing.

ASHLAND ART WORKS, 291 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-4735. Weavings and textiles by Angelique Stewart, acrylic paintings by Suzanne Etienne, hand-dyed scarves by Connie Simonsen, through April.

BERRYMAN GALLERY, at the Craterian theater, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-772-8118. "Collected Stories," mixed media collage paintings by Arlene Warner, through May 22.

CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS, Art Building, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, 541-212-0292. "Left Edge Collaborative Studio, work by Ruth Lantz, work by Ashley Clasby and Wilkins-O'Riley Zinn, "Out of True," work from Pacific Northwest College of the Arts, April 24-29.

GALLERIE KARON, 500 A St., Ashland, 541-482-9008. "Artist as Poet," through April.

HANSON HOWARD GALLERY, 89 Oak St. Ashland, 541-488-2562. "Nature Perceived," Pacific Northwest abstract impressionist landscape paintings by Randall David Tipton, through May 1.

HOUSTON'S CUSTOM FRAMING AND FINE ART, 280 E. Hersey St., Ashland, 541-482-1983. Plein aire chalk pastels and watercolors by Thomas M. Houston, through April.

NIMBUS, 25 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-3621. Artwork by Linda Lamore, plus contemporary paintings, glass, wood, ceramics and jewelry by gallery artists, ongoing.

OREGON FRINGE FESTIVAL EXHIBIT, April 24-29, Center for the Visual Arts, Art Building, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, 541-212-0292. "Left Edge Collaborative Studio, 3-D modeling, fabrication, social media, documentation, coding, robotics and music composition for large-scale projects; work by Ruth Lantz od Portland; work by Ashley Clasby and Wilkins-O'Riley Zinn; "Out of True," a study of realignment, from Pacific Northwest College of the Arts, April 24-29.

THE PHOTOGRAPHERS' GALLERY, 357 E, Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2772. "A Viking's Paradise," images by Deb Harder, through April.

ROGUE GALLERY, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, 541-772-8118. "Art in Bloom," stained glass by Darla Baack, mosaics with abstract textures and patterns by Vera Melnyk and loose and lively flower paintings by Kathy Morawiec, April 27-June 1.

SCHNEIDER MUSEUM OF ART, Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Street, Ashland, 541-552-6245, www.sou.edu/sma. "The Animated Image," digital and stop-motion animation by Matt Bollinger, Chris Doyle, Rick Silva and Stacey Steers, in collaboration with the Ashland Independent Film Festival, through May 12.

SHEPHERD'S DREAM, 629 A St., Ashland, 541-708-5439. "Rogue Impressions and Beyond," paintings by Silvia Trujillo, through April.

STUDIO A.B, 621 A St., Ashland, 541-482-2253. Long-pose pastel portraits by Ann DiSalvo and large-scale digital images by Bruce Bayard, through April.

STUDIO 151, 151 N. Pioneer St., Ashland, studio151ashland.com. "Birds, Buddhas, Books and Snakes," through April.

Douglas County

THE ART GALLERY AT UCC, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-4692. Sculpture and photographs by Katie Steinberg, through May 4.

UMPQUA VALLEY ARTS CENTER, 1624 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-672-2532. "Cultural Abstractions," work by Native artist Joe Feddersen, "Culture is Prevention," work by youth of the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians, "Heat Wave," art quilts by members of High Fiber Diet, "Majesty," paintings by Tamara English, through April 27.

LITERARY

Josephine County

THE WORLD WE ARE CREATING POETRY WORKSHOP, 1-4 p.m. April 29, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Poet Mary McIntosh discusses how to integrate your life with poetry; $5 advance, register at mary.mcintosh@comcast.net or $8 at the door.

AUTHOR INNOVATIVE MARKETING, 2:30-4 p.m. May 1, Brookdale Independent Living, 1357 Redwood Circle, Grants Pass, 541-643-9289, doranne@yourbodybook.com, www.aimforwriters.com. Authors work together to promote their craft, increase public awareness, expand readership, increase sales.

CHRISTIAN WRITERS SUPPORT GROUP, noon-1 p.m. May 8, All the World Christian Center, 237 S.E. G St., Grants Pass (use door between the cleaners and the church), 541-4218-0763, writerkate@mail.com. Writers share their writing. No membership fee, donations welcome.

POETRY SHARING, 7-9 p.m. May 11, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Read or listen to poems. on the theme "River Travel." Free, donations welcome.

ECKANKAR BOOK DISCUSSION, 10:30 a.m. May 12, 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

WRITERS GUILD OF ROGUE RIVER, 10 a.m.-noon April 28, Rogue River Library, 412 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-321-5215. Writers of all genres write and critique one another. Free.

AUTHOR EVENT, 2 p.m. April 28, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Tom Romano presents his children's ghost story "The Watcher in the Lighthouse." Free.

AUTHOR EVENT, 7 p.m. April 30, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Deedie Runkel presents her memoir "Scone by Scone…Tales of an Innkeeper's Life." Free.

BOOKS@NOON, noon-1 p.m. May 1, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group.

AUTHOR EVENT, 7-8 p.m. May 2, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Dami Roselse presents "Walking Gone Wild: How to Lose Your Age in the Trail." Free.

AUTHOR EVENT, 7 p.m. May 3, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Author and photographer Phillip Kramer presents "Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail: Northern California." Free.

BOOK SALE, noon-4 p.m. May 5, Ruch Library, 7919 Highway 238, Ruch, 541-899-7438. $5 bag sale.

STORIES OF SOUTHERN OREGON PROJECT, 2-4 p.m. May 5, Ruch Library, 7919 Highway 238, Ruch, 541-899-7438. Talks by Applegate Valley storytellers who participated in Stories of Southern Oregon Project, with refreshments.

AUTHOR EVENT, 7 p.m. May 7, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. John Riha presents his novel "Bounty Huntress." Free.

SECOND TUESDAY BOOK CHAT, 5:30 p.m. May 8, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6415. Book group reads "H is for Hawk" by Helen MacDonald. Free.

GOLD HILL WRITER'S CRITIQUE GROUP, 5-6 p.m. May 9, Gold Hill Library, 202 Dardanelles St., Gold Hill, 541-855-1994. Writers of any genre share works in progress. Free, registration required.

PHOENIX LIBRARY BOOK CLUB, 2 p.m. May 10, Phoenix Library, 510 W. First St., Phoenix, 541-535-7090. Book discussion group. Free.

BOOK SALE, 1-4 p.m. May 17, Central Point Library, 116 S. Third St., Central Point, 541-664-3228.

BRAIN BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP, 1:30-3:30 p.m. May 22, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "A Different Kind of Animal: How Culture Changed Our Species" by Robert Boyd. Free.

SISKIYOU SLEUTHS BOOK GROUP, 3 to 4:30 p.m. May 30, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Mystery discussion group reads "Gods and Beasts" by Denise Mina. Free.

FAIRS/ FESTS

Josephine County

SAFETY FAIR, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. April 28, Grants Pass Shopping Center, Grants Pass, 541-690-4530. Car seat safety checks, kids ID kits, fire, rescue and police, free bike helmets, bounce house, face painting, crafts. Free.

ILLINOIS VALLEY CHILDREN'S FAIR AND PET PARADE, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. May 5, Jubilee Park, Cave Junction, 541-592-3259., 541-659-8148. Beading, seed planting, hands-on science activities, art activities, face painting, children's books, children's IDs, bike helmets, hot dogs, snacks and drinks, prizes. Parade registration 10-11:15 a.m., parade at 11:30 a.m. Free.

SPRING GARDEN FAIR, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 5, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 6, Josephine County Extension, 215 Ringuette St., Grants Pass, 541-476-6613. Master Gardeners and other vendors sell plants, garden-related items. Free admission.

SPRING FLING ART & GARDEN SHOW, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. May 11, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 12, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-295-7938, 541-295-0244. Plants and starts, garden accessories, arts and crafts, raffle prizes. Free admission and parking.

Jackson County

MEDFORD COMIC CON, 11 a.m.-4 p.m April 28, noon-4 p.m April 29, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, jcls.org. Workshops, vendors, panel discussions, hands-on activities. Free.

ELK MOUNTAIN HIGHLAND GAMES & MAY DAY FESTIVAL, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. April 28, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 29, Evans Valley Education and Community Center, 8205 E. Evans Creek Road, Rogue River, 541-890-7429. Heavy athletics, edged weapons contests, tug-o-war, Society for Creative Anachronism, blacksmithing and weaving demos, May pole dance, parade, youth and kids activities, live music and dance. Saturday admission $10 adults, $5 youth, Sunday admission $5 for all, two-day pass $15 adults, $8 youth.

OREGON FRINGE FESTIVAL, through April 29, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, oregonfringefestival.org. Edgy performances and interactive arts activities in alternate spaces during the week. See website or Facebook page for complete schedule.

LITTLE WOODY FESTIVAL, 5-10 p.m. May 4, noon-10 p.m. May 5, Harry & David Field, 2929 S. Pacific Highway, Medford, roguebrewfest.com. Sample beverages from 20 local and regional breweries, cideries and distilleries with life music, food vendors. $12-$15 general admission, $15-$20 tasting packages, $30-$35 VIP package.

SPRING GARDEN FAIR, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. May 5, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 6, Jackson County Expo, Central Point, 541-776-7371. Plant and yard exhibits, gardening demos classes, well water nitrate testing. Admission $3, free for 12 and younger.

Douglas County

PLANT AND GARDEN EXPO, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 5, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 541-459-7897. Annuals, perennials, veggies, trees, shrubs, herbs, garden art, garden supplies. Admission $2.

MISCELLANY

Josephine County

GEM & MINERAL SHOW, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 27-28, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 29, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 310-675-6771. Dealers, demonstrations, exhibits, artisans, kids games, family activities, silent auction, raffle and door prizes. Free admission Friday, $2 adults, $1 students and seniors, free for 1 and younger on Saturday and Sunday.

PLANT SALE, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 28, Abby's parking lot, Williams Highway Plaza Shopping Center, Grants Pass, 541-218-3453. Grants Pass Garden Club sells plants, fairy gardens, planted containers, garden gifts, baked items, more.

GRAND OPENING, 3 p.m.-midnight April 28, Takilma Community Building, 9367 Takilma Road, Cave Junction, 541-592-3911. Tours, activities for kids, beer tent, Lebanese dinner (for purchase), ribbon and cake cutting ceremony, historic photo display, music by The Nomads (7 p.m.) and Grinhound (10 p.m.) Free admission.

ALOHA LUAU DANCE PARTY, 5-11 p.m. April 28, Redwood Christian Church, 4995 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, www.healthyfoodfestival.org. Dinner and show with Hula 'O Nuku Aina Dancers (5-8 p.m.), dance party with Indigo (8:30-11 p.m.), to benefit Healthy Food Festival. Dinner, show and dance $30 each or $55 for two; dance party only $10 each or $5 and a pair of new socks for Community Closet.

JOSEPHINE COUNTY ARTISTS' ASSOCIATION SPRING SHOW, noon-3 p.m. April 30, Grants Pass Golf Club, 230 Espy Road, Grants Pass, artjcaa@yahoo.com. Luncheon and art critique, with judging by Stefan Baumann. Tickets $20 for buffet and critique, judged work is $5-$10.

CINCO DE MAYO WEEKEND, 6 p.m. -midnight, May 4-5, Grants Pass Merlin Moose Lodge, 330 Merlin Ave., Merlin, 541-659-0579. Dinner (6-8 p.m.) followed by music by Hot Gossip; Friday dinner is fried chicken and sides, Saturday meal is enchiladas, chile relleno and Mexican sides. Dinner and music is $12, band only is $5. RSVP by May 3.

MAGICAL MERLIN PARADE AND CRAFT FAIR, 10 a.m. May 5, downtown Merlin, 5410-660-2364. Parade theme is We Are Merlin String, with grand marshall Lloyd Stiewig, followed by craft fair in Merlin Community Park. Free.

ROAM THE ROGUE, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. May 5, Rogue Wine Trail wineries, roamtherogue.com. Self-guided tour of six area wineries, with wine and appetizer tastings. Tickets $39, includes wine glass.

DINNER FOR THE DOWNS, 5-9 p.m. May 5, Event Center at the Lodge at Riverside, 940 S.E.Seventh St., Grants Pass, 541-507-1669, southernoregonhorseracing.org. Catered meal, no-host bar, silent and live auctions, raffle, to raise money for the Southern Oregon Horse Racing Association. $68, casual elegant dress; tickets at Umpqua Bank locations in Grants Pass and online.

ROGUE VALLEY PIECEMAKERS QUILT SHOW, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. May 11-12, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-955-4676. More than 22 quilts on display, special exhibits, demonstrations, vendors, boutique, silent auction, raffle baskets, door prizes. Admission $5.

MOTHER' DAY TEA, 3-5 p.m. May 12, Evergreen Bear Hotel, 2101 N.E. Spalding Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-5154. Tea and snacks with quartet music, best hat contest, flower arrangements for purchase. Tickets $25; benefits Rogue Valley Humane Society.

SPRING WINE STROLL, 3-6 p.m. May 12, downtown Grants Pass, 541-476-7717, grantspasschamber.org. Patrons 21-and-over only stroll to various venues to sample regional foods and wines. $30 advance, $35 day of; tickets at Blind George's, Evergreen Bank, Frank N Stene's, the Chamber of Commerce and online

MOTHER'S DAY BRUNCH, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. May 13, Wildlife Images, 11845 Lower River Road, Grants Pass, 541-476-0222. Buffet, champagne, chocolate fountain, family games, animal encounters, photo opportunities. $40 Wildlife Images members, $45 nonmembers, $22 children 6-12.

Jackson County

HERITAGE PLANT SALE, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. April 28-29, Hanley Farm, 1053 Hanley Road, Central Point, 541-664-2079. Starts from as many as 50 varieties of plants, children's activities, wagon rides, garden tours, food concessions, gift items. Free admission.

A TASTE OF ASHLAND, noon-4 p.m. April 28-29, downtown Ashland, 541-488-0178, atasteofashland.com. Seventeen galleries pair food and wine from local vendors with art displays. $55 Saturday only, $45 Sunday only, $65 both days.

WILD TRIBAL MEDICINE DANCE, 6-8 p.m. April 28, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N., Ashland, 541-482-3776. Ecstatic dance to tribal music. $10-$15.

HISTORY LECTURE SERIES, noon May 2, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, noon, May 9, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541- "The Civil War (With Its Effects) Comes to Southern Oregon," the fifth in a year-long history lecture series called "Windows in Time." Free.

SHADY COVE WILDFLOWER SHOW, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 5-6, Shady Cove School, Cleveland Street, Shady Cove, shadycovewildflowersshow.com. More than 200 wildflower specimens, plant sale, arts and crafts show, silent auction. Admission by donation.

HISTORIC HOME & GARDEN TOUR, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. May 5-6, Jacksonville, 541-899-1666. Tour three historic homes, two gardens, one modern home and Daisy Creek Vineyard. Tickets $20, includes complimentary wine tastings at the vineyard.

ROGUE VALLEY BIRD DAY, 8 a.m.-noon May 12, North Mountain Nature Center, 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-488-6606, 4541-201-0866. Guided bird walks, bird calling contest, live bird display, information on birds and bird habitat. Free.

Douglas County

GLIDE WILDFLOWER SHOW, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 28-29, Glide Community Center, 20062 N. Um,pqua Highway, Glide, glidewildflowershow.org. More than 600 species of native flowers, shrubs, grasses, ferns, lichens, mosses, displays of noxious weeds, medicinal; plants, natural dyes, photos of rare and endangered plants, flora books and guides for sale. Suggested donation $3.

OREGON TREASURES: ROCK & GEM SHOW, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. May 5, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 6, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 541-378-8264. Dealers, demonstrations, kids' activities, silent auction, door prizes. Free admission.

CASINOS

Douglas County

SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. Hard Days Night A Tribute to the Beatles, through April 29; Charlie Daniels Band, April 28; CageSport 51, May 5; RV Rally and Guaranty RV Showcase, May 25-27; Kansas, May 26; Bites, Blues & Brews, June 16; The Clairvoyants, June 16; karaoke, Tuesdays.

Portland area

SPIRIT MOUNTAIN CASINO, Grand Ronde, 800-760-7977. Loverboy and Berlin featuring Terri Nunn, May 5; RV Palooza, May 10-13; Little River Band, May 19; Australia's Thunder From Down Under, June 1-2; Roll the Dice Car Show, June 16; Herman's Hermits with Peter Noone, June 30; Rally in the Valley, July 28; Jeff Foxworthy, Aug. 11.

Oregon coast

CHINOOK WINDS CASINO, Lincoln City, 888-244-6665. Carnival on the Coast, April 26-29; Comedy on the Coast, April 27-28; Tesla, May 11-12; Comedy on the Coast, May 11-12; King of the Cage, May 26; Comedy on the Coast, June 8-9; Happy Together Tour, June 20-21; Frankie Valli and The Four Season, June 21-22; Brewer's Classic Golf Tournament, June 30; Comedy on the Coast, July 6-7; Beach, Bacon and Brews, July 14; Rodney Carrington, Aug. 3-4; Comedy on the Coast, Aug. 3-4; Surf City Car Show and Playground Show & Shine, Aug. 25; Surf City Soundoff, Aug. 25-26; UB40, featuring Ali Campbell, Astroi and Mickey, Sept. 14-15;

MILL CASINO, North Bend, 800-953-4800. Merrill, April 27-28; BBQ Blues & Brews on the Bay, May 26-27; South Coast Clambake Music Festival, March 8-11; BBQ, Blues & Brews, May 26-27; Herman's Hermits, June 9; Christopher Titus — Amerigeddon, June 30; Comedy Night, Wednesdays; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

THREE RIVERS CASINO, Florence, 541-997-7529. Roger Clyne and The Peacemakers, May 12; lounge entertainment, ongling.


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