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.
May 4-5, 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. May 4, David Modica, acoustic guitar, 6 p.m.; May 6, David Modica, acoustic guitar, 11 a.m. No cover.
CASA AMIGA, 200 McDonald Lane, Grants Pass, 541-956-8602. May 12, Howard Hori, easy listening light rock, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.
CEDARWOOD SALOON, 1345 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-6160. May 4-5, Diamonds And Denim, country and classic rock, 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.
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. 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. May 4, The Elevators, rock, groove, funk, 8:30 p.m.-midnight; May 5, The Strings Broken Band, Grateful Dead covers and jam band, 8:30 p.m.-midnight. No cover.
THE HAUL, 121 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4991. May 11, Puppeteers for Fears, puppet burlesque, comedy, original music, 8-11 p.m., $5.
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. May 4-5, Rock Candy rock, blues, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.
THE LAUGHING CLAM, 121 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1110. May 4, MVP, eclectic covers, 7-10 p.m.; May 5, Shybo, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m. No cover.
MCGREW'S, 33105 Redwood Highway, O'Brien, 541-596-2202. May 4, Spence Brothers Blues Band, 9 p.m.-midnight, $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. 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. May 4, Ripple Effect, Grateful Dead tunes, originals, 9 p.m.-midnight, cover.
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. May 3, Girls Night Out, male review, 7-9 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.-midnight, $19.95-$39.95 at ticketor.com; May 4, Dos Tacos, subsurfer, alternative, 9:30 p.m.; May 5, Refresh Cinco De Mayo Party with DJ Kenobi Productions, 10 p.m.- 2 a.m.; May 6, For The Wicked, '80s Retro Dance Party, 8-11 p.m. No cover.
SPEAKEASY TAPROOM & WINE BAR, 208 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-450-4248. May 4, Nick Spurgeon, acoustic guitar and vocals, 8-11 p.m. No cover.
STITCHES BAR & GRILL, 670 Fruitdale Drive, Grants Pass, 541-244-1961. May 7, Paint Night, 7-9 p.m., $45, all art supplies furnished, call for ticket information;
nightly, karaoke, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., no cover.
TAYLOR'S COUNTRY STORE, 202 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541- 592-5358. May 4, Ellipse, contemporary and classic rock, 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. May 5, Guppy, Americana. 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. May 17, acoustic jam, 6-9 p.m.; Tuesdays, Mike Brons, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m. No cover., unless noted.
APPLEGATE RIVER LODGE, 15100 Highway 238, Applegate, 541-761-9353, www.liveatthegate.com. 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. May 4, he.cried.wolf, rock, metal, experimental, 7 p.m.; May 6, Pound, Witch Cult, Bathophobia, 7 p.m. Cover.
BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. May 3, Tim Mitchell Duo, acoustic classic rock, 7-9 p.m.; May 4-5, Beats Workin' Band, classic rock, 8-11 p.m.; May 6, Bob Haworth, singer songwriter, 5-7 p.m.; May 10, David Pinsky and Phil Newton, blues, 7-9 p.m. No cover.
THE BLACK SHEEP, 51 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6414. May 4, Curtain Climbers, aerialists, Emily Alrick, belly dance, 9-10:30 p.m., $5; May 5, Cinco de Mayo Celebration with The Bouray, funk, 9 p.m.-midnight, no cover; May 6, Johnny Callahan Revival, bluesy rock, 7-9 p.m., no cover; May 7, Distiller's dinner with Immortal Spirits, 5 p.m.-midnight, with head distiller on hand 7-10 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.
May 5, Hog Wild, rock, soul, blues, classic rock, 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. May 4, Brother, original Celtic-style rock, 9:30 p.m.-midnight; Tuesdays and Thursdays, karaoke, 8 p.m. No cover.
CHADWICKS PUB AND SPORTS BAR, 2300 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-770-1234.May 4-5, Comedy Night with opener Monica Nevi and headliner Eric Knowles, 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.
4 DAUGHTERS IRISH PUB, 126 W. Main St., Medford, 541-779-4455. Saturdays, Jug of Punch, Irish music, 4-6 p.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. May 4, Hog Wild, rock, 8 p.m.-midnight; May 5, Fogline, country, 8 p.m.-midnight; May 8, Ashland Blues Society jam with Duke Street, 6:30-9:30 p.m., no cover; May 9, Mommy and Me Dance, dinner and dance, 5-8 p.m., $25-$30, reservations required, no alcohol served during event.; May 15, Southern Oregon Jazz Orchestra, swing, big band, 7-9 p.m., no cover.
HABANEROS, 142 N. Front St., Medford, 541-779-9770. May 5, Latino Night with DJ Coco, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. No cover.
HEARSAY, 40 S. First St., Ashland, 541-625-0505. May 5, Cinco De Mayo, DJ Ricardo El Güero con Sabor plays salsa, mambo, bachata, dance class 9:30-10:30 p.m., dancing 10:30-1:30 a.m. $7-$10.
THE HOMESTEAD PUB , 119 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-299-0644. May 5, Jim Lesher and Western Express, country, classic rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.
HOWIEE'S ON FRONT, 16 N. Front St., Medford, 541-773-5767. May 5, Howiee's 9th annual Chihuahua Races, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., all ages event, registration 11 a.m., races 1 p.m., proceeds support Friends of the Animal Shelter; May 10, Zepparella, all-female tribute to Led Zeppelin, 9 p.m., $15 advance, $18 door; 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. May 3, Hillstomp, slide rock, bluegrass, Americana, with The Elephant, eclectic rock duo, 9 p.m., $10 at brownpapertickets.com; May 5, Frankie Hernandez, soul, funk, reggae, rock. 9 p.m.-midnight, no cover.
J'S BISTRO, 258 A St., 3B, Ashland, 541-488-6982. 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. May 4, The Stamps, featuring Robbie Lindauer, Robbie DaCosta, and Frankie Hernandez, 9 p.m.-midnight; Tuesdays, open mic, 7-10 p.m. No cover.
JEFFERSON SPIRITS, 404 E. Main St., Medford, 541-622-8190. May 3, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop duo, 7-9 p.m.; May 4, DJ dance music, 9 p.m.-midnight; 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. May 3, The Pathogens, Suckerpunch, and Phake, punk, 9 p.m.; May 4, Ned And The Dirt, Late Night District, 9 p.m.; May 5, Fox Medicine, sparkly noise rock, boutique metal, Werthless, grunge, noise, dreampop, Jet Echo, punk, space rock, 9 p.m.-midnight; May 7, Ghostwriter, one-man junk-folk-blues act, 9 p.m.-midnight; May 8, Bob Log III, one man band, dance, Step It Up and Go, 9 p.m.-midnight; May 10, Burlesque Bingo, 7 p.m. Cover charges vary.
LA BAGUETTE MUSIC CAFE, 340 A St., Ashland, 541-482-0855. May 4, Two Guitars, 10 a.m.-noon, Left Edge Percussion, 7:12-8:14 p.m., May 5, Thor Polson Trio, jazz, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., New Playwriters readings, 6-10 p.m.; May 9, Bread & Jam, jazz, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; May 10, Adva, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
MORRTON'S, 980 Phoenix Road, Medford, 541-772-3154. May 4, Mercy Duo, rock, blues, 8-10 p.m. No cover.
OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. May 3, The Singer and the Songwriter, jazz, blues, folk, 8:30-10:30 p.m.; May 8, Caveman Dave, folk Americana, 8-11 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. May 4-5, Saucy, classic and contemporary 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. May 4, 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; May 18, Mardi Gras in May, cornhole tournament and other games, 6 p.m. music by Snake Bite, 8:30 p.m.-midnight, benefits David's Chair; Tuesdays and Fridays, free line dance lessons, 7-9 p.m. No cover.
SMITHFIELDS PUB & PIES, 23 S. Second St., Ashland, 541-482-7437. May 4, Carly Van Skaik, 9-11 p.m.; May 5, Comedy Night with Blackmarket, 9-11 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. May 5, Cinco de Mayo party with Collin And Co., originals, covers, improvisation, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.; May 6, Tony Furtado, Americana, alt-folk, rock, indie rock, 7-10 p.m. No cover.
WALKABOUT BREWING, 921 Mason Way, Medford, 541-734-4677. May 8, trivia, 6-8 p.m. No cover.
WILD GOOSE CAFE & BAR, 2365 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-488- 4103. May 3, Jimmy Pinwheel Band, 8-11 p.m.; May 4, Dave Scoggin Duo, 6-8 p.m., karaoke, 8:30-11 p.m.; May 5, karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; May 6, Jim Quinby, 6-8 p.m., Little Thom's open mic, 8-11 p.m.; May 7, Adam Harris Trio, 6-9 p.m, TSA Trio, 8-11 p.m.; May 8, Justin Gordon and the AAA All-Stars, 7-10 p.m.; May 10, Craig Martin and Family, 8-11 p.m. No cover.
PLAISANCE RANCH, 16955 Water Gap Road, Williams, 541-846-7175. May 25, Wine Down with music by Sequoia bluegrass, Americana, folk, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.
SCHMIDT FAMILY VINEYARDS, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9985. May 4, Starvation Heights, 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.
TROON VINEYARD, 1475 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9900. May 13, Mother's Day celebration with small gifts for moms, music by David Modica, 1-4 p.m. No cover.
BELLE FIORE WINERY, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland, 541-552-4900. May 3, Son Ravello, folk singer songwriter; May 4, Not Too Shabby, pop, blues, R&B, contemporary; May 5, TJ Elton, rock, country, R&B; May 6, Blue Lightning, rock, 5-7 p.m.; May 9, Hollis Peach, folk duo, 5-7 p.m.; May 10, Greta and Emily, acoustic indie folk-soul. Music is 6-8 p.m., unless otherwise noted. No cover.
DANCIN' VINEYARDS, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford, 541-245-1133. May 4, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; May 11, Allison Scull and Victor Martin, 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.
EDENVALE WINERY, 2310 Voorhies Road, Medford, 541-512-2955, ext. 2. May 5, Cinco de Mayo celebration with lawn games, street tacos and salsa bar, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; May 13, Mother's Day Tea and Roses Party, tea party, lawn games, music by Rick Millwood, flower crown-making, photo booth, 1-4 p.m., $35 adults, $15 kids 4-12, reservations required.
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 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; May 14, April Verch, fiddler, singer, stepdancer, 7-9 p.m., $20 at the door.
KRISELLE CELLARS, 12956 Modoc Road, White City, 541-830-8466. May 13, UR Mom, folk, Americana, country, 1-4 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. May 4, Gene Black & The Pack, rock, 6-8 p.m., $5-$7; May 29, Midnight Express Band, 6-9 p.m., no cover.
SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. May 4, Charles Guy and Linda Powers, flamenco; May 5, Shea and Nick, jazz, standards; May 9, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop duo. 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.
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.
KING ROY WING, 7:30 p.m. May 19, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, barnstormersgp.com. Original folk and Americana from Ashland. $15.
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.
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.
ASHLAND WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL, noon-6 p.m. May 19, Butler Bandshell, Lithia Park, Ashland, 541-488-5340. Music, dance, vendors, artisans and food from cultures around the world. Free admission.
SOUTHERN OREGON REPERTORY SINGERS, 7:30 p.m. May 19, 3 p.m. May 20, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-0900, repsingers.org. "Baroque Majesty" program features works by Handel and Bach, with choir, soloists, strings and oboe. $32 and $38, $5 for Oregon Trail Card holders.
BENEFIT CONCERT, 7 p.m. June 2, Eagle Creek Estate, 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.
WOU JAZZ BIG BAND & ORQUESTRA BRASIL, 7:30 p.m. April 27, Jacoby Auditorium, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-4715, email@example.com. Jazz standards, contemporary selections, Latin music. $10 general, free for students.
"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.
"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.
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.
"SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE CASE OF THE JERSEY LILY," 7 p.m. May 11-12, Hidden Valley High School, 651 Murphy Creek Road, Grants Pass, 541-862-2124. The super sleuth must recover highly intimate letters that are being used for blackmail. Admission $5; bake sale during intermission.
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.
"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.
THE HAMAZONS GO WEST, 8 p.m. May 4-5, 2 p.m May 6, Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland, www.hamazons.com. Improvised comedy tangles with the western genre, with a full-length improvised story. Tickets $15 advance, $18 at the door.
MAGIC OF JASON ANDREWS, 7 p.m. May 11, Randall Theatre, 10 E. Third St., Medford, 541-632-3258, randalltheatre.com. Grand illusions, comedy magic, sleight-of-hand. Tickets $10 advance, $15 at the door.
PUPPETEERS FOR FEARS, 8 p.m. May 12, 2 p.m. May 13, Randall Theatre, 10 E. Third St., Medford, 541-632-3258, randalltheatre.com. Horror musical comedy puppet troupe. with puppet burlesque, comedy roast of Shakespeare, original songs. Tickets $10.
"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.
"ONCE," 8 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 1 p.m. Sundays, through 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.
"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.
FAMILY FUN CAMP, 5:30 p.m. May 3, May 10, May 17, May 24, May 31, Boys & Girls Club, 203 S.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1923, firstname.lastname@example.org. For kids 10-14 and parents, with dinner, classes geared toward family dynamics, management and communication. Free, free child care offered,
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.
W.I.L.D. — WILDERNESS INTEGRATED LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT, 1-4 p.m. June 3 and 24, July 15 and 29, Aug. 19, Williams, contact email@example.com. Outdoor educational program for children to develop physical and social skills, love and respect for woodlands. By donation. Contact to register.
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.
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 Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday; admission $10-$12, free for kids under 2, $2 every first Sunday.
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 May: Gillian Keir at Umpqua Bank, 1670 Williams Highway; Judy Crum at US Bank, 400 S.W. Sixth St.
ANN & SHANS, 224 S.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-226-2339. Open for First Friday Live, 6-8 p.m. May 4, with a first anniversary celebration featuring custom cocktail tasting by Dogwood Distilling, prize drawings, storewide sales.
AUGUST FOX DESIGN, 144 S.E. G St., Grants Pass, 541-761-1212. Open For First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. May 4, with Anne Sloan Chalk Paint demonstrations.
BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. Colorful paintings by Julie Rae Bickle, through May. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. May 4, with guitar music by David Modica at 6:30 p.m.
BOUTIQUE BANDIT, 227 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-508-1437. Leather crafts, felting and crochet work by Maria Slape, through May. Open for First Friday Live, 6-9 p.m. May 4, with artist meet-and-greet.
CANDELA DANCE STUDIO, 122 N.E. F St., Grants Pass, 541-291-7900. First Friday Live Dance Party and Potluck, 7:30-11 p.m. May 4, with west coast swing lesson at 7:30 p.m., open dancing 8:30-11 p.m. Admission $8, or $5 with a potluck dish to share.
CLIMATE CITY BREWING, 509 Southwest G Street, Grants Pass, 541-479-3725. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. May 4, with beer tasting and drawing for a glass piece made at The Glasss Forge.
GALLERY ONE AT THE MUSEUM, 229-B S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1218. Realistic oil paintings by Ron Anderson, through May. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. May 4, with an artist demonstration 6-7 p.m.
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," abstract ceramic sculpture installation that references structures found in nature, by Jenni Ward, through May 25; exhibit sponsored by Redwood Nursery. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. May 4.
LLINOIS 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.
THE KITCHEN COMPANY, 301 S.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-955-5311. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. May 4, with Oaxacan mole over tamales to celebrate Cinco de Mayo.
OREGON BOOKS & GAMES, 150 N.E. E St., Grants Pass, 541-476-3132. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. May 4, with local authors Carole Beers and Heather Ranson giving book signings.
PAIN 2 PERFORMANCE, 111 S.E. G St., Grants Pass, 541-916-8350. "Birds of My Neighborhood," monotype prints depicting our fine feathered friends, by Stan Fullerton, through May. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. May 4.
REBEL BRICKS, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-244-1933. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. May 4, with sales and possibly cake.
THE ROGUE READER, 329 N.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-476-3132. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. May 4, with an open house and refreshments.
SANDI'S CANDIES & FUDGERY, 145 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-660-8838. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. May 4, with chocolate-dipped strawberries and other chocolate treats.
THE SHOPS @ SIXTH &G, 245 S.E. G St., Grants Pass. Analytical abstract oil paintings, intimate and organic studies ion watercolor and pencil by Allen Smith, through May. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. May 4.
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 May. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. May 4, with quirky cello compositions by Jack Perkins at 6:30, 7, 7:30, 8 and 8:30 p.m.
VINTAGE OUTLET & CONSIGNMENTS, 117 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-295-7540. Vintage educational graphics re-issued as school charts with dowels for hanging, through May. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. May 4.
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. Annual student Show, May 16-June 8.
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. Indigenous arts and crafts, Native American jewelry and wildlife art, ongoing.
ART AND SOUL GALLERY, 247 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-326-6960. "Landmarks," oil paintings by Jenay Elder, through May 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. "Gardens Gone Wild: A Celebration of Summer," May 4-June 17.
ART SALON, 2 p.m. May 27, 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. May 27 is Claudia Law.
ASHLAND ART CENTER, 357 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2772. Glass work by Dan Seffinger, textile art by Jo Ann Manzone, photography by John Kirk, through May, plus work by gallery artists, ongoing.
ASHLAND ART WORKS, 291 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-4735. W"Water, Ice, Birds and Blossoms," photography by Tamara Enz, metal and clay sculptures by Cheryl Kempner, through May.
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. "65¼ over 55¼," paintings, sculpture and video by Elizabeth King; "You're Fine," sculptural work by Caitlin McMorris, "Intentional Chances," pink watercolors by Paige Gerhard, "Haunted Hearts: Of Laments and Love," photography exploring horror and beauty by Miranda Redhead, "Exploring Self Identity: A Color Study," photographs by Madison Reames, "Narrative of Hands," photography by James Montes" and "Stars and Stripes," poetry and objects by Jazmine Heard, May 4-23.
ENCLAVE STUDIOS, 1661 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-301-5738. Large-scale works on paper by Corey Kahn, figurative mixed media works by Gabriel Mark Lipper, installation by Robyn Forsyth, mixed media figurative work by Inger Jorgensen, abstract paintings by Nicole Wasgatt, through May.
GALLERIE KARON, 500 A St., Ashland, 541-482-9008. "Artist as Poet, Part II," poetry and artwork by Ken Deveney, Todd Davis, Steve Dieffenbacher and May Miller, through May.
HANSON HOWARD GALLERY, 89 Oak St. Ashland, 541-488-2562. Photography by Lewis Anderson, intuitive landscape paintings by Jamie Hutchinson, wire mesh sculptures of birds by Marly Eidsness, through May.
HOUSTON'S CUSTOM FRAMING AND FINE ART, 280 E. Hersey St., Ashland, 541-482-1983. Selected works by Russell Cahtham. Thomas M. Houston, Stephen McMillan and Yugi Hiratsuka, through May.
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.
THE PHOTOGRAPHERS' GALLERY, 357 E, Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2772. "Looking Back," a retrospective of images by John Kirk, through May.
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, through 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 Sylvia Trujillo, through May,
STUDIO A.B, 621 A St., Ashland, 541-482-2253. Drawings by Ann Di-Salvo and digital collage by Bruce Bayard, ongoing.
STUDIO 151, 151 N. Pioneer St., Ashland, studio151ashland.com. Mixed media, sculptural and wall art, ongoing.
THE ART GALLERY AT UCC, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-4692. Sculpture and photographs by Katie Steinberg, through May 4. Annual Student Art Exhibit, May 14-June 1.
UMPQUA VALLEY ARTS CENTER, 1624 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-672-2532. "ArtWorks Northwest," regional juried exhibit of work by Pacific Northwest artists; "Color Gone Wild, showcase of textile art by Weaving Guilds of Oregon; "Remnants 4," photographs blending photosensitive materials, digital media and printmaking by Karen Hymer; and "Afterschool Expressions," work by youth from the Boys & Girls Club of Umpqua Valley, May 4-June 24.
BOOK & YARD SALE, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. May 6, Grants Pass branch Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. Books, miscellaneous used items, craft bazaar.
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), 541-218-0763, firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 "College." 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.
AUTHOR TALK, 2-4 p.m. May 12, Oregon Books, 150 N.E. E St., Grants Pass, 541-476-3132. William L. Sullivan presents his updated "100 Hikes" guidebook for Southern Oregon. Free.
AUTHOR INNOVATIVE MARKETING, 2:30-4 p.m. June 5, Brookdale Independent Living, 1357 Redwood Circle, Grants Pass, 541-643-9289, email@example.com, www.aimforwriters.com. Authors work together to promote their craft, increase public awareness, expand readership, increase sales.
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.
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.
AUTHOR EVENT, 7 p.m. May 9, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. James Ziskin presents his crime novel "Cast The First Stone: An Ellie Stone Mystery." Free.
PHOENIX LIBRARY BOOK CLUB, 2 p.m. May 10, Phoenix Library, 510 W. First St., Phoenix, 541-535-7090. Book discussion group. Free.
AUTHOR EVENT, 7 p.m. May 10, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Eli Jaxon-Bear presents his memoir "An Outlaw Makes it Home: The Awakening of a Spiritual Revolutionary." Free.
WRITERS GUILD OF ROGUE RIVER, 10 a.m.-noon May 12, Rogue River Library, 412 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-321-5215. Writers of all genres write and critique one another. 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.
BOOKS@NOON, noon-1 p.m. June 5 Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group.
BOOK, PLANT & BAKE SALE, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 9-11, Glendale Library, 190 Third St., Glendale, 541-832-2360. Books, baked goods, plants for gifts.
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.
GALICE GARDEN FAIRE, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 12-13, Galice Community Hall, 10821 Galice Road, Galice, 541-479-8712. Vendors sell native plants, perennials, vegetable starts, handmade garden-related crafts, garden art, raffle.
NATIVE AMERICAN ARTS FESTIVAL & MOTHER'S DAY POWWOW, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. May 12-13, Riverside Park, Grants Pass, 541-973-1155. Ceremonial drumming and dancing exhibitions, hand drum competition, regional musicians and artists, games, raffles, cultural activities, food concessions, gian puppets, vendors. Mother's Day ceremony, 3 p.m. Sunda). Free admission.
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.
THE VINTAGE FAIRE, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 12, 402 N. Royal Ave., Butte Creek Mill, Butte Creek, 541-826-3531. Blacksmithing, old-time music, Civil War re-enactors, quilters, Dutch oven cooking competition, trolley and carriage rides, alpacas, wine tasting. Free admission.
ASHLAND WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL, noon-6 p.m. May 19, Butler Bandshell, Lithia Park, Ashland, 541-488-5340. Music, dance, vendors, artisans and food from cultures around the world. Free admission.
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.
BREW HA HA CRAFT BEER FEST, 3-10 p.m. May 19, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 541-440-4396. Craft beer and wine tastings, live music, games, food. $12, includes tasting glass and four taste tickets, additional tickets extra.
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.
SPRING PLANT SALE, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. May 12, True Value parking lot, 232 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-287-2111. Hosted by the Illinois Valley Garden Club.
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.
WHAT THE HEMP, 10 a.m.-5 p.,m. May 19-20, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-862-7420, www.wthehemp.com. Hemp product vendors, speakers, panel,exhibits, educational forum. Free, with donation to local charities.
COW SCRABBLE TOURNAMENT, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. May 19, Grants Pass High School Commons, Ninth and A streets, Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. Individuals and teams compete for prizes. $35 per person, to benefit Josephine County Library Foundation.
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.
HISTORY LECTURE SERIES, 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.
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.
SPRING PLANT SALE, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 12, Rogue River Civic Center, 135 Oak St., Rogue River, 541-632-0623, 541-582-0237. Hosted by the Rogue River Garden Club.
SPRING PLANT SALE, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 12, Oregon and California streets, Jacksonville, 541-702-2080. Hosted by the Jacksonville Garden Club.
GARDENS FOR GOOD TOUR, 9 a.m.-3 p.m May 19, Central Point and Jacksonville, 541-890-7490. Self-guided tour through six gardens, with live chamber music at one. Tickets $20, at Judy's Central Point Florist, Southern Oregon Nursery in Medford, Penny and Lulu in Medford, Blue Door Garden Store in Jacksonville, Eufloria in Ashland.
SPRING ANTIQUES & VINTAGE SALE, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 19, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 20, Medford Armory,. 1701 S. Pacific Highway, Medford, 530-241-4063, www.tbcashows.info. Dealers from five states show and sell a variety of goods, antique evaluation and identification, free doll appraisals, quilt and lace displays and demos, food concessions. Admission $6, with free return.
RAILROAD PARK, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. second and fourth Sundays, through October, 799 Berrydale Ave., Medford, 541-774-2400. Steam train rides, model railroad layouts, historic railroad equipment, Hogwarts Express remote control train, antique telegraph system, educational exhibits. Admission and parking are free.
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.
SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. 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.
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.
CHINOOK WINDS CASINO, Lincoln City, 888-244-6665. 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. 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.