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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.

Fridays and Saturdays, DJ and karaoke, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Wednesdays, karaoke, 8 p.m.-2 a.m. No cover.

BLUE MONKEY NOODLE HOUSE, 144 S.E. Seventh St., Grants Pass, 541-295-8844. Oct. 4, karaoke, 8-11 p.m., no cover; Oct. 5, Da TyKoon and B-Style, hip hop dance party, 9-11 p.m.; Oct. 10, Juliet Lockwood, launch party and author night, 6:30 p.m.-midnight. No cover.,

BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. Oct. 5, David Modica, 6-9 p.m.; Oct. 7, Scott Head, guitar, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. No cover.

CEDARWOOD SALOON, 1345 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-6160. Oct. 5-6, Flat Patty, rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Thursdays, open jam, 7-11 p.m. No cover. Tammy, 541-761-4344;

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. Oct. 5, The Living Room Sessions, with Alice DiMicele, David Kai and Michelle McAfee, songs and stories, 6-8 p.m.; Oct. 6, The Great Corn Hole Toss Off, 4-6 p.m., $5 entry fee, sign-ups start at 3 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, 541-916-8475. Oct. 7, Whiskey Education Night, 4-6 p.m, $20 buy-in at $5 per sample, RSVP; Tuesdays, Trivia Night, 6-7:30 p.m. No cover.

THE G SPOT, 24099 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-592-5220. Oct. 5, The Fireflies, classic rock, 8-11 p.m., $5-$10, benefit for medical expenses; Thursdays, open mic with B Wishes, 7-11 p.m., no cover; 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. Oct. 5-6, live music, 8 p.m.- midnight; No cover.

THE HAUL, 121 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4991. Oct. 5, Fire Night, music, raffles, silent auction, games, drink specials, to benefit Wildland Firefighter Foundation 6:30 p.m.-midnight, no cover; Oct. 6, Adam Knight and JB Orion, acoustic and electronic dance music, 8 p.m.-midnight, no cover; Oct. 7 Autumn Leaves Paint and Sip, 3 p.m., $40. includes paint, supplies, instruction, and a glass of beer or wine, pre-registration at 541-450-1284; Oct. 10, Arsis, Attic, and Insanity's Reign, funk, soul, rock, 7-11 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. Oct. 5-6, Saucy, classic and contemporary rock, funk, disco, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

THE LAUGHING CLAM, 121 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1110. Oct. 5, The Rhythm Kings, blues, 7-10 p.m.; Oct, 6, Tim Mitchell Duo, classic rock, 6-9 p.m No cover

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. Sept. 29, Ras Gabriel, reggae, rock, 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.

ROGUE BARBERS, 304 S.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-476-1275. Oct. 5, Phil King, acoustic covers and originals, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

SHENANIGANS AT HERB'S, 515 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-476-1668. Oct. 5-6, The Roadsters, classic rock, country, oldies, 9 p.m.- 2 a.m.; Sunday-Thursdays, karaoke 8 p.m.-2 a.m.; Thursdays, karaoke 3-7 p.m. No cover.

THE SOUND LOUNGE, 225 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-479-0712. Oct. 4, Dawna Crocker and Lauren Napier, indie, 9 p.m.-midnight; Oct. 5, Gary Burford Trio and Sam Densmore, blues, rock, 9 p.m.-midnight; Oct. 6, DJs Clockwork, Terza and Dank Piff, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; Oct. 7, DJ Finattik, request night, 8-11 p.m.; Oct. 9, DJ Rizio Rinseout, 8-11 p.m.; Oct. 11, DJ FiNaTTiK, 8-11:30 p.m. No cover.

TAYLOR'S COUNTRY STORE, 202 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541- 592-5358. Oct. 5, Jen Ambrose, solo acoustic guitar and vocals, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

THE WHAMMY BAR, 1620 Williams Highway, Grants Pass, 541-479-0910. Oct. 4, open mic jam, 8-11 p.m.; Fridays, 3-Ball Pool Shoot, 7 p.m.; Wednesdays, 9-ball tournament, 7 p.m. No cover.

WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. Oct. 6, Guppy, acoustic Americana, folk, 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. Oct. 6, third annual Beardfest, 3-8 p.m., to benefit ROC food pantry, after-party with The Brothers Reed, 8-11 p.m.; Oct. 10, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop duo, 6-8 p.m.; Oct. 12-13, Comedy Night, with Andrew Rivers and Phillip Kopczynski, doors open 7 p.m., show 8 p.m., $7 advance, $10 at the door; Tuesdays, Mike Brons, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m.

WOLF CREEK INN, 100 Front St., Wolf Creek, 541-866-2474. Oct. 6, Octoberfest, German food, drinks and music (noon-3 p.m.), vendors, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. $25 for all-you-can-eat buffet and two drink vouchers.

Jackson County

APPLEGATE RIVER LODGE, 15100 Highway 238, Applegate, 541-761-9353, www.liveatthegate.com. Oct. 10, Jacob Jolliff Band, progressive bluegrass, $15 advance, $20 door; Oct. 31, California Kind, rock, swamp blues, roots, $18 advance, $22 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. Oct. 3, Panoramic, The Elephant and Whoopee Cushion, rock, 7-10 p.m., cover; Oct. 4, TheDopestMatrix with ColdLe'Roy, hip hop, 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m., $5; Oct. 6, Misery Loves Company Tour, 7 p.m.; Oct. 10, 156/Silence, Pervert, Steaksauce Mustache, ITF, 7 p.m. Cover charges vary.

BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. Oct. 4, Adam Gabriel, acoustic, 7-10 p.m.; Oct. 5-6, Rogue Suspects Trio, funk, rock, 8-11 p.m.; Oct. 11, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop duo, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

THE BLACK SHEEP, 51 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6414. Oct. 5, Levity Circus Collective, acrobatics, and Sunstone Tribal, belly dance. 9-10:30 p.m., $5; Oct. 7, Femme Fatale, rock, blues, folk, pop duo, 7-9 p.m.; Oct. 8, The Lantern, storytelling on the topic RISE, 8-9:30 p.m.; Tuesdays, open mic with Robbie Dacosta, 8:30-10:30 p.m.; Wednesdays, Magic Night, 6-9 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.

Oct. 6, Mercy, blues, rock, 7:30-10:30 p.m. No cover.

BRICKROOM, 35 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6030. Oct. 4, The Summit, hip hop, dance, 9 p.m., $5.

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. Oct. 5, Dos tacos, Maddy Joy and Pandora, eclectic music, 9 p.m.-midnight; Tuesdays and Thursdays, karaoke, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

CHADWICKS PUB AND SPORTS BAR, 2300 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-770-1234. Oct. 5-6, Comedy Night with opener Harry Riley and headliner Kris Shaw, $10, karaoke after comedy.

THE EDGE NIGHTCLUB & PATIO, 25 S. Riverside, Medford. Oct. 5, Latin Night, DJ dance music, 10 p.m.; 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.

GRAPE STREET BAR & GRILL, 31 S. Grape St., Medford, 541-500-8881. Oct. 4, Hunks, male revue, 8-10 p.m., $25-$50 VIP, at bit.ly/2LWk8jl; Oct. 5, Giantess, Americana rock, 8 p.m.-midnight; Oct. 9, Ashland Blues Society jam with Bishops of the Blues, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Oct. 11, Latin dance class and social, 8-10:30 p.m. No cover.

HABANEROS, 142 N. Front St., Medford, 541-779-9770. Oct. 6, Latino Night, with DJ Coco, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

THE HOMESTEAD PUB , 119 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-299-0644. Oct. 6, Brass Alibi, classic rock, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

HOWIEE'S ON FRONT, 16 N. Front St., Medford, 541-773-5767. Oct. 5, Adam Knight and J.B. Ryan, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Oct. 6, Doves & Vultures, hard rock, Parole Denied, alt 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. Wednesdays, karaoke, 10 p.m. No cover.

J'VILLE TAVERN, 125 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1170. Oct. 5, Stoning Giants, alternative rock from Portland, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

JAMMIN' SALMON, 6401 Rogue River Highway, Rogue River, 541-299-0888. Oct. 12, Forest, A Deer A Horse, Death Eater, alt rock, 8 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. Oct. 5, ManifestiV, Rosegarden Funeral Party, Iconoplasty, CDirt, BoPl, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $5; Oct. 6, Honky Toker Show, with Dog Bite Harris, Silas R. Shand, The Hood & The Hatchback, Johnny Law, Felix Thursday and more, 7-10 p.m.; ; Oct. 8, Brainiax; Oct. 9, The Von Tramps, Space Monkey, Mafia, Violet Island Death Plant, 9 p.m.; Oct. 11, Paula Boggs Band, American folk revival, 9 p.m. Cover charges vary.

LOFT BRASSERIE, 18 Calle Guanajuato, Ashland, 541-482-1116. Oct. 18, Dayton Mason, gypsy jazz, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

MORRTON'S, 980 Phoenix Road, Medford, 541-772-3154. Oct. 5, Steve Keim, acoustic guitar and vocals, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. Oct. 4, Johnny & Reg, acoustic duo, 8-10 p.m.; Oct. 5, Clavicles, orchestral folk, 9 p.m.-midnight; Oct. 7, The Last Tycoon, Americana indie rock, 9 p.m.-midnight; Oct. 10, Gino Matteo with Jade Bennett, dirt funk, 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. Oct. 5-6, Beau Berry Band, classic rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Wednesdays and Thursdays, open jam night, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

ROCKY TONK SALOON & GRILL, 333 E. Main St., Medford, 541-973-2887. Oct. 28, Demun Jones, Charlie Farley, country, 6 p.m.-midnight, for 21 and older, $10; Tuesdays and Fridays, free line dance lessons, 7-9 p.m., no cover.

SMITHFIELDS PUB & PIES, 23 S. Second St., Ashland, 541-482-7437. Mondays, Robbie Dacosta and Friends, rockabilly, blues, 8-11 p.m.; Tuesdays, karaoke, 9-11:30 p.m.; Thursdays, trivia, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

STANDING STONE BREWING COMPANY, 101 Oak St., Ashland, 541-482-2448. Oct. 5, Drag Me Over the Rainbow Drag Show, with DJ music, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10, benefits Lotus Rising Project.

THE TALENT CLUB, 114 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-2721. Oct. 4, The Lique, modern hip hop fusion, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10; Oct. 10, Marshall House Project, soul-funk, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10.

THE TOP, 23 S. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-5055. Oct. 5 Craig Wright, rock, 9:30 p.m. No cover.

WALKABOUT BREWING, 921 Mason Way, Medford, 541-734-4677. Oct. 6, Stoning Giants, alt rock from Portland, 6-8 p.m.; Oct. 9, trivia, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

WILD GOOSE CAFE & BAR, 2365 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-488- 4103. Oct. 4, Jimmy Pinwheel Band, 8-11 p.m.; Oct. 5, Dave Scoggin Duo, 6-8 p.m., karaoke, 8:30-11 p.m.; Oct. 6, karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Oct. 7, Jim Quinby, 6-8 p.m., Little Thom's open mic, 8-11 p.m.; Oct. 8, Blue Notes, 7-10 p.m.; Oct. Oct. 9, Justin Gordon and the AAA All-Stars, 8-11 p.m.; Oct. 10, Q&A Duo, 7-10 p.m.; Oct. 11, Craig Martin & Friends, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

WINERIES

Josephine County

SCHMIDT FAMILY VINEYARDS, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9985. Oct. 5, Doug Brons, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5-8 p.m. No cover.

Jackson County

BELLE FIORE WINERY, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland, 541-552-4900. Oct. 4, Son Ravello, singer songwriter, 6-8 p.m.; Oct. 5, Not Too Shabby, pop, rock, contemporary, 6-8 p.m.; Oct. 7, Karyn Ann, blues, ballads, folk, 5-7 p.m.; Oct. 10. Rod Petrone, classical and jazz guitar, 5-7 p.m.; Oct. 11, Turnipseed Trio, New Orleans jazz, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

CLIFF CREEK CELLARS AT THE VINEYARD, 1015 McDonough Road, Gold Hill, 541-855-5330. Oct. 6, Harvest Party, grilled salmon lunch, music by The Clavicles, 2-5 p.m., $20-$25. RSVP.

DANCIN' VINEYARDS, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford, 541-245-1133. Oct. 5, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover.

GRIZZLY PEAK WINERY, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland, 541-482-5700. Oct. 18, Matt Goodrich and Friends, tribute to Claude Debussy, 7-9 p.m., $10-$20; Oct. 19, Teresa Storch, Americana jazz-folk, 7-9 p.m., $15; Oct. 21, Lovebite, R&B, jazz, folk and rock with Jeff Pevar, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $30 advance, $35 door, at brownpapertickets.com, benefits Children's Advocacy Center.

JAXON VINEYARDS, 5709 Hughes Road, Medford, 541-512-1514. Oct. 5-7, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals, 1-3 p.m. No cover.

KRISELLE CELLARS, 12956 Modoc Road, White City, 541-830-8466. Oct. 13, Fall Harvest Party, 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. with music by Elephant, 1-4 p.m. No cover.

PASCHAL WINERY, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-535-7957. Oct. 13, Band du Pays, swing, 7:30-9:30 p.m., with free swing dance lesson at 7 p.m., $10.

ROXY ANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. Oct. 5, The Fret Drifters, finger-style guitar, 6-8 p.m., $5-$7; Oct. 7, Seth Hansson, acoustic guitar and vocals, 3-5 p.m., no cover.

SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. Oct. 6, Cover 3, eclectic trio, 6-8 p.m.; Oct. 10, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

MUSIC

Josephine County

ART ALONG THE ROGUE CONCERTS, Oct. 5-7, Owl Parking Lot, Fifth and H streets, Grants Pass. Oct. 5: John Dough Boys, 5:30-7 p.m.; Zepdrix, 7:30-9 p.m.; Oct. 6: Brother Angus, 10-11:15 a.m.; Third Seven, 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.; Adam Knight, 1-2:30 p.m.; 221 Fly, 3-4:30 p.m.; The Brothers Reed, 5-6:30 p.m.: Oct. 7: Jeremy Meyers, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Allen Giardinelli, 12:45-2 p.m.; The Evening Shades, 2:15-3:30 p.m.; Mustard, 3:45-5 p.m. Free,

PRIDE OF THE NORTHWEST MARCHING BAND COMPETITION, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 13, Mel Ingram Field, Grants Pass High School, 830 N.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3961. Marching bands from Grants Pass, South Medford, Phoenix, Roseburg, Crater, Del Norte, Liberty, Hilhi, McMinnville, Silverton, Sprague and St. Helens compete. Prelims 10 a.m., finals 3:45 p.m. Tickets $15 general, $10 students K-12, seniors and veterans.

ACOUSTIC JAM, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 18, Wild River Pub, 533 N.E. F St., Grants Pass, 541-476-5426. Folk, bluegrass, old-time, country, jam session for pickers and singers of all levels. Free. third Thursday

ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONY, 3 p.m. Oct. 21, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, 541-708-6400, rvsymphony.org. Violist Robert Diaz joins the orchestra to play Jandali's viola concerto, plus works by Brahms and Beethoven. $15, $22, $30, $37, $45.

BEATLES VS. STONES: A MUSICAL SHOWDOWN, 8 p.m. Oct. 22, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.org. Two tribute bands with costumes play classic songs of the Rolling Stones and The Beatles, for all ages. $33 general, $43, $53 reserved.

HENRY ROLLINS, 8 p.m. Oct. 23, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.org. Punk rock, alt rock, alt indie, for 21 and older only. $38 general, $48, $58 reserved, $183 VIP meet-and-greet.

PAVLO, 8 p.m. Oct. 25, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.org. Guitarist blends flamenco, Latin, pop, jazz, Mediterranean, folk, for all ages. $35, reserved main floor, general admission balcony.

HELL'S BELLES, 8 p.m. Oct. 26, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.org. All-female tribute band, for 21 and older only. $20.

Jackson County

THE LACS, 8 p.m., Oct. 5, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, liveatthearmory.com. Southern rock-southern rap fusion duo, with local talent to be announced. $18.

CASSATT STRING QUARTET, 7:30 p.m. Oct., 5, 3 p.m. Oct. 6, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6154, chambermusicconcerts.org. Female quartet plays Shostakovich, Zwilich, Beethoven on Friday, Haydn, Schickele, Borodin on Sunday. $35-$53, with discounts for full-time students, Oregon Trail Card holders and those 19-35.

OREGON OLD TIME FIDDLERS, 1-3 p.m. Oct. 6, Phoenix Grange, 209 N. Main St., Phoenix, 541-779-8145. Acoustic music jam for all ages and skill levels. Admission by donation.

ROGUE VALLEY HARMONIZERS, 2 and 7 p.m. Oct. 6, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. A cappella salute to songs of Nashville and homage to classic country variety show "Hee Haw," with guests Main Street and Tone Deaf Comedy Quartet. $20-$25 adults, $10 students.

CLASSIC ALBUMS LIVE — LED ZEPPELIN II, 7 p.m. Oct. 7, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Homage to classic rock band with note-for-note recreation of classic Zeppelin songs. $32, $35, $38 adults, $22, $25, $28 youth.

A MOVING SOUND, 6:45 p.m. Oct. 10, Oregon Shakespeare Festival Courtyard Stage, Ashland, 800-219-8161, osfashland.org. Ensemble from Taiwan blend Chinese fiddle, lute and vocals for meditative, exuberant spirit.

SAXSATIONAL, 7 p.m. Oct. 12, North Medford High School, 1900 Keene Way Drive, Medford, 541-734-4116, jcconcerts.org. Sax virtuoso joins North Medford High School Jazz Band to play pieces utilizing a variety of saxophones. Tickets $25 general, $5 students.

FLAMENCO PACIFICO, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14, Southern Oregon University Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6101, oca.sou.edu. Flamenco music on guitars, bass and percussion and dance by Elena Villa and Melissa Cruz. $25 general, $5 full-time students.

MINNESOTA, 9 p.m., Oct. 14, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, liveatthearmory.com. DJ, with Zeke Beats and Pigeon Hole, for 16 and older. $15-$20; tickets at Music Coop in Ashland, Immortal Spirits in Medford and online.

"WOODY GUTHRIE AND THE SOUL OF AMERICA," 1-2 p.m. Oct. 19, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford. Tim Holt shares life story of Woody Guthrie, leads sing-along of his music. Free.

"THE SONGCATCHERS: JOHN AND ALAN LOMAX AND THE SEARCH FOR AMERICAN ROOTS MUSIC," 3-4 p.m. Oct. 19, Rogue River Library, 412 E. Main St., Rogue Rive. Tim Holt shares music from American folk culture. Free.

THE SOUND OF A DRY MARTINI, 7 p.m. Oct. 19, Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-488-3869, siskiyoumusicproject.com. Bob Rawlings and The Ed Dunsavage Trio pay tribute to the music of Paul Desmond and Jim Hall. $25 general, $20 Siskiyou Music Project members, $10 students.

ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONY, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland; 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-708-6400, rvsymphony.org. Violist Robert Diaz joins the orchestra to play Jandali's viola concerto, plus works by Brahms and Beethoven. $36-$42, Ashland; $15, $25, $36, $31, $42, $53 Medford.

"RAMBLIN' ROUND SONGS OF THE OPEN ROAD," 2:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 20, Eagle Point Library, 239 W. Main St. Eagle Point. Tim Holt performs music of Tom Paxton, Utah Phillips, Woody Guthrie and others. Free.

MICHAEL BROWN, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26, 3 p.m. Oct. 27, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6154, chambermusicconcerts.org. Pianist-composer performs music of Bernstein, Copland, Ravel, Chopin, Bartok and originals. $35-$53, with discounts for full-time students, Oregon Trail Card holders and those 19-35.

LUCIA MICARELLI, 7 p.m. Oct. 28, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Violinist performs blend of musical genres. $33, $35, $38 adults, $10 youth and students.

Northern California

MOLLY TUTTLE, 7 p.m. Oct. 13, Crescent Elk Auditorium, 994 G St., Crescent City, Calif., 707-464-1336, dnaca.net. Guitarist, vocalist songwriter. Tickets $12-$18,

ON STAGE

Josephine County

OLD TIME RADIO PLAYERS, 7 p.m. Oct. 5, 2 p.m Oct. 6-7 Floral Building, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-659-7723. Vintage radio skits, "Mars is Heaven," based on Ray Bradbury's "X Minus One," and The Bickersons' Breakfast," plus musical entertainment and refreshments. $12 with advance reservation, $14 door.

"THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME" 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m Sundays, Oct. 19-28, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, barnstormersgp.com. A young man with autism tries to solve the murder of his neighbor's poodle. Tickets $15, or $12 each for groups of 10 or more.

POPOVICH COMEDY PET THEATER, 8 p.m. Oct. 27, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.org. Dogs, cats, parrots and other performing pets, for all ages. $25 general admission adults, $22 general admission children and seniors.

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

THE NEW CHINESE ACROBATS, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Acrobats combine ancient traditions with contemporary techniques. $32, $35, $38 general, $22, $25, $28 youth.

"SUMMERLAND," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 1:30 p.m. Sundays, Oct. 5-31, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055, www.ctporegon.org. A look at William H. Mumler, an American spirit photographer, Tickets $25 general, $20 seniors, $18 students and children.

"ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE — IN THE STYLE OF JANE AUSTEN," 8 p.m. Oct. 12-13, 2 p.m. Oct. 14, Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland, www.hamazons.com. The Hamazons improv comedy group present a full-length, completely improvised show full of wit, romance, danger and lots of brains. $15 advance, $18 at the door.

THE FLYING KARAMAZOV BROTHERS — CLUB SANDWICH 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. New Vaudeville show with juggling, music, clowning. $32, $35, $38 adults, $22, $25, $28 students.

"THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES," 7:30 p.m. Sundays and Mondays, 1:30 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays, Oct. 14-23, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055, www.ctporegon.org. Vintage radio program, adapted by Daniel Session Stephens. $10, available one hour before each performance.

"VIRGINS TO VILLAINS" MY JOURNEY WITH SHAKESPEARE WOMEN," 7 p.m. Oct. 15, Thomas Theatre, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland, 800-219-8161, osfashland.org. Robin Goodrin Nordli's one-woman show explores her own life through the prism of her relationship with women from Shakespeare. $65 adults, $30 youth and students.

"SPOTLIGHT ON FLEETWOOD MAC," 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays,. 2 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 16, Camelot Theatre101 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-5250, camelottheatre.org. Musical tribute, with music from the 1970s and '80s. $26-$33.

"EVIL DEAD — THE MUSICAL," 7 p.m. Oct. 19-20, Oct. 25-27, Oct. 30-31, 2 p.m. Oct. 21 and Oct. 28, Randall Theatre, 20 S. Fir St., Medford, 541-632-3258, randalltheatre.com. Five college students accidentally unleash an evil force that turns them into Deadites, set to a rock-based score. R rated; no one under 17 admitted without an adult. Tickets $15 advance, $20 after the show opens; $22 for both musical and Nightmare Chamber haunted house entry.

"THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW," 11 p.m. Oct. 19, 8 p.m. Oct. 21, 8 p.m. Oct. 24, 11 p.m. Oct. 26, 8 p.m. Oct. 28-29 and Oct. 31, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, theoregoncabaret.com. A newly engaged couple are stranded in the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter. $22-$36.

"ROBOPOCALYPSE: THE MUSICAL," 8 p.m. Oct. 20 and Nov. 3, 2 p.m. Oct. 21 and Nov. 4, Pioneer Hall, 73 Winburn Way, Ashland, puppeteersforfears.com. New, original R-rated puppet horror musical cyberpunk comedy odyssey. $10 advance, through brownpapertickets.com.

COMPLEXIONS CONTEMPORARY BALLET, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Dance company blends all styles of dance to an expansive repertoire of music. $32, $35, $38 adults, $22, $25, $28 students.

"DON'T TELL JANE," 1:30 p.m. Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28 and Nov. 4, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055, www.ctporegon.org. Reading of a comedy in which the Bennett sisters from Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" encounter a vampire. $5 available one hour before each performance.

OREGON SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, through Oct. 28, Ashland, 541-482-4331, www.osfashland.org. The 2018 season opens with "Romeo and Juliet," through Oct. 12; "The Book of Will, " through Oct. 13, "Love's Labor's Lost," through Oct. 14; "Henry V," "Manahatta," "Oklahoma," "Snow in Midsummer," through Oct. 27; "Othello," "Sense and Sensibility" and "The Way the Mountain Moved," through Oct. 28. Dates, times, ticket prices vary.

HAUNTED ILLUSIONS WITH DAVID CASERTA, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Illusionist offers magical evening. $33, $35, $38 adults, $22, $25, $28 youth and students 22 and younger.

"PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE," 8 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 1 p.m. Sundays, through Nov. 11, with 1 p.m. Saturday matinees added starting Oct. 6, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, theoregoncabaret.com. Off-Broadway absurdist comedy places Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso in a Parisian cafe in 1904. $22-$36.

Douglas County

"CLUE THE MUSICAL," 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 14 Betty Long Unruh Theatre, 1614 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-673-2125, www.uact-theatre.com. Tale of friendship, loyalty and trust unfold between a pig and a spider. $6-$13.

CHILD'S PLAY

Josephine County

YOUNG MASTER GARDENERS, 11:30 a.m.-noon and 3-4 p.m. Oct. 10, Josephine Community Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. Kids explore the world of spiders and their benefits to the environment. Free; morning program for 5 and younger, afternoon for 6 and older.

SENSORY FRIENDLY GYM, 10 a.m.-noon, Oct. 20, Grants Pass Family YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-474-0001. For children with special needs, with visits with Canine Angels, followed by open swim. Free.

W.I.L.D. — WILDERNESS INTEGRATED LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT, 1-4 p.m. Oct. 21, Nov. 4, Nov. 18, 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.

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.

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 CHILDREN'S MUSEUM, 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; admission $2 every first Sunday.

ART

Josephine County

FIRST FRIDAY LIVE, 5-9 p.m. Oct. 5 downtown Grants Pass, 541-450-6180, 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 October: winners of the Josephine County Artists Association membership show, at US Bank, 400 S.W. Sixth St.

BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. Painted wine barrels and landscape wall art by Paula Guzzo, through October. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Oct. 5, with music by David Modica and wine tasting by Guzzo Vineyards.

GALLERY ONE AT THE MUSEUM, 229-B S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1218. Paintings by Kristen O'Neill, through Oct. 30. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Oct. 5, with a painting demo by the artist.

GLASS FORGE GALLERY AND STUDIO, 501 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-955-0815. Still lifes and airplane paintings by Dave Stempson, a colorblind artist, through October. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Oct. 5, with music by Mike Brons.

GRANTS PASS MUSEUM OF ART, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. "All the Love We Cannot See," work by Allen Smith, Oct. 5-Nov. 9. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Oct. 5.

THE HIVVE, 160 S.E. G St., Grants Pass. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Oct. 5, with work by Stan Fullerton, Tom Glassman and Tim Weldon.

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.

MY LITTLE CORNER CAFE, 130 S.E. G St., Grants Pass. "Refraction," paintings on custom-shaped panels by Paul Silas Trapp, through Oct. 27. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Oct. 5.

PAIN 2 PERFORMANCE, 111 S.E. G St., Grants Pass, 541-916-8350. Pastoral landscape paintings of the Pacific Northwest by Louise Young, through October. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Oct. 5.

RED EYE HUT, 220 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-226-2999. Open for First Friday Live, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 5 with an alley party featuring funk, rock hip hop by Fundaqit, and funk dub by 541Thc, performance art, vendors, glass blowing, prizes and give-aways.

ROGUE BARBERS, 304 S.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-476-1275. Open for First Friday Live, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 5, with a third anniversary party and music by Phil King.

SANDIE'S CANDIES & FUDGERY, 145 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 561-955-9112. to Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Oct. 5, with demonstrations of rock painting by GP Rocks, pumpkin fudge and caramel apples and homage to two women as part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

SOUTHERN OREGON GUILD GALLERY, 24353 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-659-3858. "Dog Daze," work by gallery artists, featuring photographs of a recent trip to Morocco by Jim Lettis, through Nov. 3.

UNTITLED 2.0, 119 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, www.untitled2gallery.com. "iMind," iconography overlapping the energy of mond and clouds, by Claudia Marchini , through October. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Oct. 5,

WILD ROGUE EMPORIUM, 202 S.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-0220. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Oct. 5 with a festive photo booth.

WISEMAN GALLERY, Rogue Community College, 3345 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-956-7481. "The Chromatic Image," artwork of Debra Gardner Abarca, Vince Carl and Karen Staal, Oct. 10-Dec. 6.

Jackson County

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

THIRD FRIDAY ART WALK, 5-8 p.m. Oct. 19, 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. "Mountains and More," paintings by Grants Pass artist Carla Griffin, through Oct. 30; reception 5-8 p.m. Oct. 5.

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. "Bewitched and Beguiled," a Halloween exhibit, by gallery artists, Oct. 5-28; reception 1-4 p.m. Oct. 6.

ART SALON, 2 p.m. Oct. 28, 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. Oct. 28 is still life, floral and figurative painter Michael Lynn Adams; Nov. 25 is painter Gabriel Mark Lipper.

ASHLAND ART CENTER, 357 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2772. "When Women Were Birds," by Marcy Greene, "Imagining Autum," by Linda Dixon, through October, plus work by gallery artists, ongoing.

ASHLAND ART WORKS, 291 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-4735. "Rogue Valley Views," new oil paintings by Michael Gibson and woodworking and furniture by John Weston, through October; reception 5-8 p.m. Oct. 5.

BERRYMAN GALLERY, at the Craterian theater, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-772-8118. "The Stage as a Muse," artwork by Rogue Gallery staff, through Oct. 30.

CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS, Art Building, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, 541-212-0292. "Capturing Motion," imperfect photographs by Lindee Newman; "Treasures of the Backroom," found objects curated by Madeleine Farmer and Paige Gerhard; "The Tiny Art Show," work 3-by-3 inches or smaller by SOU students, alumni and community members; "Social Conscience," paintings and mixed media by Sam Marroquin; "Altered Exposure," cyanotype with beaded and embroidered embellishments by Anna McGrath, through Oct. 25.

GALLERIE KARON, 500 A St., Ashland, 541-482-9008. "Faces: Hidden and Revealed,"masks, puppets and portraits by Robert Paulmenn, Pam Danielle, Brooks Garden Haunschild, Robert LeVitt and others, through October.

GALT GALLERY, 40 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-625-4014. "Animals of the Spirit," through October.

HANSON HOWARD GALLERY, 89 Oak St. Ashland, 541-488-2562. "Dialogue with the Anthropocene," paintings by Claire Duncan that shine a light on environmental concerns, through Oct. 30; reception 5-8 p.m. Oct. 5.

HOUSTON'S CUSTOM FRAMING AND FINE ART, 280 E. Hersey St., Ashland, 541-482-1983. Gallery artist group show, with work by Thomas Houston, Russell Chatham, Stephen McMillan and others, through October.

LIQUID ASSETS, 96 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-9463. "Control and Chaos," large paintings by Marigny Goodyear, through October.

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

OAK LEAF STUDIO, 247 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-5756. Landscapes by Leif Trygg, through October.

THE PHOTOGRAPHERS' GALLERY, 357 E, Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2772. "Secrets of the Forest," images by 10 Southern Oregon photographers, through October.

ROGUE GALLERY, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, 541-772-8118. "What is the Question,"dreamlike landscape photographs by Lewis Anderson and Darcie Sternenberg, through Nov. 2; new work — acrylic, assemblage, clay, mixed media, mosaic, oil, paper collage, pastel, photography, watercolor — by 37 gallery members, through Dec. 20.

SCHNEIDER MUSEUM OF ART, Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Street, Ashland, 541-552-6245, sma.sou.edu. "Terrain: The Space Between" work by Vija Clemins, Judy Ofadd and Ed Ruscha, from the collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation; "Field Burns," solo exhibition by Patrick Collier; "Outland About," work by Carl Diehl and Susan Murrell, through Jan. 5.

SHEPHERD'S DREAM, 629 A St., Ashland, 541-708-5439. Acrylics on canvas by Linda Dixon, through October.

STUDIO A.B, 621 A St., Ashland, 541-482-2253. New work by Ann Di-Salvo and Bruce Bayard, ongoing.

STUDIO 151, 151 N. Pioneer St., Ashland, studio151ashland.com. Photographs by Robert Jaffee, through October.

Douglas County

THE ART GALLERY AT UCC, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-4692. "A Perception of Failure," fiber art by Claire B. Jones, through Oct. 25.

DOUGLAS COUNTY MUSEUM, 123 Museum Drive, Roseburg, 541-957-7007. The Joe Burgess Collection of vintage and replica bicycles, tricycles and pedal toys from 1870s through 1970s, through January 2019. Admission $8.

UMPQUA VALLEY ARTS CENTER, 1624 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-672-2532. "Umpqua Plein Air Exhibit," work created by plein air painters over three days from within 100 miles od the arts Center, plus kids' plein air quick draw works, through Oct. 31.

LITERARY

Josephine County

AUTHOR MEET-AND-GREET, noon-4 p.m. Oct. 6, Schmidt Family Vineyards, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass. Local authors present their books. Include Marie Neder, Carole Beers, John Chambers, Lynda Demsher, Wally Coleman, Colleen Parkinson, Sheryl Fearrien, Dixie Owens, Lance Nevis, Laura Doyle.

BOOK SIGNING, 2:30-4:30 p.m. Oct. 6, Aquarius Books and Gifts, 528 N.E. E St., Grants Pass, 541-479-4000. Sheri Engler presents "The Pearls of Wisdom — A Fairy Tale Guide to Life's Magic Secrets for All Ages. Free hands-on angel blessing with each purchase.

CHRISTIAN WRITERS SUPPORT GROUP, noon-1 p.m. Oct. 9, All the World Christian Center, 237 S.E. G St., Grants Pass (use door between the cleaners and the church), 541-441-4907, writerkate@mail.com. Author Ginger Lawrence shares her journey and her book "In the Silver Maple Tree"; writers share their writing. No membership fee, donations welcome.

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

AUTHOR INNOVATIVE MARKETING, 2:30-4 p.m.Nov. 6, 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.

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

BOOK SALE, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 5, 11 am.-4 p.m. Oct. 6, , Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6415. New and gently used books, by donation.

"THE TELL-TALE HEART," 1 p.m. Oct. 6, Jacksonville Library, 340 W. C St., Jacksonville, 541-774-6451. Christopher Leebrick reads classic Edgar Allen Poe story, plus other tales from around the world.

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m. Oct. 8, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Ciaran O'Driscoll reads his poetry. Free.

MEDFORD LIBRARY BOOK CHAT, 5:30 p.m.Oct. 9, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6415. Book group reads "The Good Lord Bird" by James McBride. Free.

GOLD HILL WRITER'S CRITIQUE GROUP, 4-6 p.m. Oct. 10, Gold Hill Library, 202 Dardanelles St., Gold Hill, 541-855-1994. Feedback and support from fellow writers. Registration requested.

PHOENIX LIBRARY BOOK CLUB, 2 p.m. Oct. 11, Phoenix Library, 510 W. First St., Phoenix, 541-535-7090. Book discussion group explores the paranormal. Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m. Oct. 11, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Ellen Notbohm presents her novel "The River By Starlight." Free.

WRITERS GUILD OF ROGUE RIVER, 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 13, Rogue River Library, 412 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-321-5215. Writers of all genres write and critique one another. Free.

HORROR BOOK CLUB, 7 p.m. Oct. 13, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. New book club debuts, discussing "The Ruins" by Scott Smith. Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 6 p.m. Oct. 16, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Beth Kander presents her science fiction, fantasy romance novel "Original Syn."Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 2-3 p.m. Oct. 17, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Ashland author Lori Henriksen reads from and discusses her historical novel "The Winter Loon," inspired by her mother's life. Free.

POETRY READING, 7 p.m. Oct. 18, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. The poetry of Chris Anderson and Steve Diffenbacher. Free.

GOLD HILL BOOK CLUB, 3-4 p.m. Oct. 19, Gold Hill Library, 202 Dardanelles St., Gold Hill, 541-855-1994. Book discussion group reads "A God in Ruins" by Kate Atkinson.

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m. Oct. 19, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Guy Finley presents his latest book "Relationship Magic: Waking Up Together." Free.

BRAIN BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 23, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate" by Peter Wohlleben. Free.

SISKIYOU SLEUTHS BOOK GROUP, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 31, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Mystery discussion group reads "Dreaming Spies" by Laurie R. King. Free.

BOOKS@NOON, noon-1 p.m. Nov. 6 Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group.

FAIRS/ FESTS

Josephine County

ART ALONG THE ROGUE — STREET PAINTING AND MUSIC FESTIVAL, 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Oct. 6, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 7, Fifth and H streets, Grants Pass, 541-450-6180. Chalk artists do street paintings, while regional bands perform live music. Free; 2-by-2-foot and 4-by-4-foot squares available for aspiring artists, $5-$20.

OCTOBERFEST, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.Oct. 6, Wolf Creek Inn, 100 Front St., Wolf Creek, 541-866-2474. German food and beer, live music, vendors. $25 for all-you-can-eat buffet and two drink vouchers. Call for reservations.

ACORN FESTIVAL, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 20, Selma Community and Education Center, 18255 Redwood Highway, Selma. Hands-on activities, displays and vendors, scarecrow contest, potluck of acorn dishes from around the world.

FALL FAMILY FESTIVAL, 1-4 p.m. Oct. 20, Grants Pass Family YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-474-0001. Inflatable obstacle course, Wibit, bounce castle, rock climbing, dodgeball pit, recreational swimming, snow cones. Free.

Jackson County

BEAR CREEK SALMON FESTIVAL, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 6, North Mountain Park, 620 N.Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-488-6606. Hands-on activities, crafts, games, spin-casting, story telling, salmon cooking demonstration, salmon spiral labyrinth, cultural displays, live fish and animals, live music, food vendors. Admission is free.

WOOD HOUSE HARVEST FESTIVAL, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 6, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 7, Wood House, 12988 Highway 62, Eagle Point, 541-826-2177. Historic homes tours, amphibious fire engine tours. $2 adults, $1 seniors and children free to ages 6 and younger.

SCARECROW FESTIVAL, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 6-7, Hanley Farm, 1053 Hanley Road, Central Point, 541-664-2079. Make your own scarecrow (kits $10-$15), scarecrow contest, pumpkin painting, apple bobbing, lunch, home tours ($5), wagon rides. Admission is free.

ASHLAND MUSHROOM FAIR, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 13, Northwest Nature Shop, 154 Oak St., Ashland, 541-482-3241. Local mushroom experts, enthusiasts and connoisseurs, craft booths, food, cooking demos and tastings, mushroom growing demos. identification table. Free admission.

Douglas County

UMPQUA BREW FEST, 1-10 p.m. Oct. 23, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 541-672-7065, umpquabrewfest.info. Regional beers and foods, live music, vendors, exhibitors, iron chef competition, football games. Admission $10, includes glass and four tickets, extra tickets $1.

Northern California

STAND FOR THE REDWOODS FESTIVAL, noon-5 p.m. Oct. 7, Orick, Humboldt County, Calif., redwoodsfestival.org. Beer and wine garden, food trucks, parade of dancing redwoods, live music, forest walks, information and educational booths. Free admission.

HALLOWEEN

Josephine County

GRAVEYARD TOUR, 4 and 6 p.m. Oct. 6, Oddfellows Cemetery, Foothill Boulevard, Grants Pass, 541-479-7827. Guided walk through the cemetery with talks by "ghosts" of pioneers buried there. Tickets $10; in advance at the Josephine County Historical Society or at the gate.

FRIGHTMARE THEATRE, 5:30-9 p.m. Oct. 5-6, Oct. 12-13, Oct. 19-20, Oct. 26, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and 5:30-10 p.m. Oct. 27, 5:30-10 p.m. Oct. 31, old Movies 6 Building, Grants Pass Shopping Center, 541-295-9466. Haunted house with four full scare rooms, food concessions. $7 per person, free for kids 5 and younger with a paid adult.

HOWL-O-WEEN WEEKEND, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 20-21, Wildlife Images, 11845 Lower River Road, Grants Pass, 541-476-0222. Costume contest for all ages, Halloween-themed crafts, trick-or-treating, scavenger hunt. Free with admission fee $7-$14.

HOWL-O-WEEN PARTY, 7-11 p.m. Oct. 27, Floral Building, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-479-5154. Adults-only costume bash, with prize for best costume, music by Blue Lightning, food. $30 per person; benefits Rogue Valley Humane Society.

HAUNTED CORN MAZE, 7-10 p.m. Oct. 26-27, Oct. 30-31, Fort Vannoy Farms, 5791 Lower River Road, Grants Pass, 541-479-3765. 8-acre corn maze with spooky elements. $12.

FALL HARVEST FESTIVAL, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, through Oct. 31, Fort Vannoy Farms, 5791 Lower River Road, Grants Pass, 541-479-3765. Hayrides, pumpkin patch (37 cents per pound), pumpkin chunker ($6), cannon blaster ($6), cow train ($6), monster truck rides ($6), 8-acre corn maze ($6), old-time tractors, hay pyramid, hay maze, duck races, zip lines ($12, weekends), bounce house ($6, weekends), vendors and food concessions (weekends).

SAFE HALLOWEEN, 3-5 p.m. Oct. 31, downtown Grants Pass. Kids go trick-or-treating at downtown businesses. Free,

HALLOWEEN COSTUME DRIVE, through Nov 3, three Grants Pass locations, jococostumedrive on Facebook. Collection of new and gently used costumes and accessories for children 12 and younger. Drop off donations at Evergreen Federal Bank, 969 S.E. Sixth St., Magic Man, 216 S.W. G St. or 6408, 1867 Redwood Ave., No. 9, KidZone at Club Northwest, 2160 N.W. Vine St.

Jackson County

HAUNTED HISTORY TOURS, 6, 6:15, 6:30, 6:45 and 7 p.m. Oct. 12-13, downtown Jacksonville, 541-245-3650. Tours of town with talks of pioneer spirits and ghosts. $5.

THE NIGHTMARE CHAMBER, 7-10 p.m. Oct. 12-14, Oct. 18-21, Oct. 26-31, Nov. 2-3, Randall Theatre, 10 E. Third St., Medford, randalltheatre.com. High-scare, horror-based haunt, with special effects, with the theme "Evil Dead: Endless Nightmare." Admission $12; $2 off tickets available at all Magic Man Fun Shops.

HAUNTED FIELD WALK, 7-9 p.m. Oct. 14, Oct. 20-21, Hanley Farm, 1053 Hanley Road, Central Point, 541-664-2079. Spooky adventure in the cornfields. $8 adults, $5 children and Southern Oregon Historical Society members.

BE TRICKED OR TREATED, 4-6 p.m. Oct. 30, Applegate Library, 18485 N. Applegate Road, Applegate. Kids come in costume, make Halloween craft, enjoy treats. Free.

HAUNTED ILLUSIONS WITH DAVID CASERTA, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Illusionist offers magical evening. $33, $35, $38 adults, $22, $25, $28 youth and students 22 and younger.

TRICK OR TREAT, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 31, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford. Dress up to trick or treat through the library. Free.

HALLOWEEN FUN WITH RUM TUM MUSIC, 3-3:30 p.m. Oct. 31, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6451. Music for all ages, costumes encouraged.

MISCELLANY

Josephine County

FIRE NIGHT — A WILDLAND FIREFIGHTER FOUNDATION BENEFIT, 6:30 p.m.-midnight, Oct. 5, The Haul, 121 S.W. H ST., Grants Pass, 760-920-2980. Drink specials, auction, 5-/50 raffle, music, games. Free admission.

QUILTS IN THE COUNTRY, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 5-6, Hugo Ladies Club, 6050 Hugo Road, Hugo. Featured quilter Rose Tandon, silent auction, handcrafted boutique items, opportunity quilt, raffle baskets, lunch and homemade desserts, vendors, live entertainment. Free admission.

FIRST RESPONDER DAYS, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 5-6, Kerbyville Museum, 24195 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-218-8443. Free admission to the museum for all law enforcement, fire and emergency responders.

JOSEPHINE COUNTY SHERIFF'S MOUNTED POSSE HORSE SHOW, 9 a.m. Oct. 6, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 651-660-5767. Open classes for various ages and abilities,. $8 per class; free for spectators.

RESPONSIBLE DOG OWNERSHIP DAY, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 6, Rose Garden, Riverside Park, Grants Pass, 541-479-0917. Meet the Breeds booth, breed parades, demonstrations, rally and agility exercises, dog-related vendors and nonprofits, caricature artist, microchip clinic, face painting. Free admission.

BEARDFEST, 3-11:30 p.m., Oct. 6, Wild River Pub, 533 N.E. F St., Grants Pass, 541-441-5223. Beard-growing competition (3-8 p.m.), with prizes in several categories, followed by after party (8-11:30 p.m.) with live music. $10 general admission, $25 competitor fee, proceeds benefit ROC food pantry.

KEYS FOR KIDS, 6:30-10 p.m. Oct. 6, Boys & Girls Club, 203 S.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-5258. Killer Keys Dueling pianos, dinner and drinks to raise money for the club. Tickets $35, includes dinner, one drink ticket.

EMPTY BOWLS PROJECT, 6 p.m. Oct. 8, Parkway Christian Center, 229 N.E. Beacon Drive, Grants Pass, 541-476-2373. Soup and bread supper to help local children and families struggling with accesss to food. $30, including hand-made bowl.

GUN & KNIFE SHOW, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 6, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 7, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 800-659-3440. Firearms, knives, ammunition, accessories, Admission $7.

THE HEARTH, 7 p.m. Oct. 11, Bethany Presbyterian Church, 741 N.W. Fourth St., Grants Pass, 503-860-1574, 541-890-3015. Storytellers share on the theme "Unconditional," stories about animals. $5 at the door, to benefit Rogue Valley Humane Society.

ENLIGHTENED LIVING FAIRE, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 13, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-761-5478, visitthefaire.com. Psychics, intuitives, holistic products and workshops. $5.

TAP WALK, 2-6 p.m. Oct. 13, downtown Grants Pass, 541-226-3101, grantspasschamber.org. Stroll from location to location sampling craft brews and foods. with some live music along the way. Tickets $30 advance, $35 day of, includes glass; tickets at Blind George's, Frank N Stene, Grants Pass Chamber of Commerce, and online.

KITCHEN TOUR, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Oct. 20, Grants Pass area, 541-226-2194, grantspass-pr.aauw.net. Self-guided tours of six area kitchens, two newly built, one upgrade, three remodels. Bazaar with handcrafted wares, teas room, raffle baskets, silent auction held all day at Newman United Methodist Church, 132 N.E. B St. Tickets $20; sold at Kitchen Company, Oregon Books, and at the bazaar the day of the event.

COMMUNITY BABY SHOW, 1-4 p.m. Oct. 20, Grants Pass High School Commons, 830 N.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass, 541-774-3837, 541-210-8631. New and expecting parents enjoy games, prizes, give-aways, refreshments, booths and demonstrations. Free.

Jackson County

"THE TELL-TALE HEART," 1-2 p.m. Oct. 6, Jacksonville Library, 340 W. C St., Jacksonville. Storyteller Christopher Leebrick reads the classic Edgar Allen Poe story and other chilling tales from around the world. Free., for 12 and older.

WINGS AND WINE GALA, 3-7 p.m. Oct. 7, Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland, klamathbird.org. Silent and live auctions, storytelling, music by Eight Dollar Mountain Trio, art exhibit, food, beer, wine. Tickets $75 advance, $85 door.

HISTORY LECTURE SERIES, noon, Oct. 10, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-773-6536, 541-774-8679. "What To Do? The 1918 Killer Fly Hits Southern Oregon," the 10th in a year-long history lecture series called "Windows in Time." Free.

ROGUE VALLEY PRIDE CELEBRATION, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 13, Lithia Park, Ashland. Vendors, information booths, entertainment, speakers, parade through town at 11 a.m. Free.

SAVORY SHINDIG, 3-6 p.m. Oct. 14, Valley View Winery, Ruch, 541-846-1121, 541-846-7447. Music by Wild & Blue Band, live auction, raffles, bluegrass dinner. Tickets $50, to benefit Applegator news magazine; sold at Applegate Country Club, Applegate Hidden Valley Market, Ruch Country Store, Williams General Store, eventbrite.com.

DOCUMENTARY SCREENING, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Showing of Warren Miller's "Face of Winter," skiers on remote mountain ranges. Tickets $19.

VICTORIAN MOURNING CUSTOMS, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 20-21, Beekman House, 470 E. California St., Jacksonville, 541-245-3650. Home tours with talks about Victorian mourning etiquette for decor, clothing, funerals, behavior, superstitions. $5.

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.

FALL ANTIQUES & VINTAGE SALE, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 20, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 21, Medford Armory, 1701 S. Pacific Highway, Medford, 530-241-3063. Vendors, demonstrations, antique evaluation and identification, quilters guilds. Admission $6.

Douglas County

FALL ANTIQUES SHOW, 10 a.m. -6 p.m. Oct. 13, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 14, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 408-394-3521. Exhibits and vendors, hourly door prizes. Admission $5.

CASINOS

Douglas County

SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. Thunder From Down Under, Oct. 5; UFC 229, Oct. 6; The Brittney Ride Event, Oct. 12-14; Halloween Spooktacular Dance Party and Costume Contest, Oct. 27; Price is Right Live Stage Show, Nov. 24-25; karaoke, Tuesdays; lounge entertainment, ongloing.

Northern California

RAIN ROCK CASINO, 777 Casino Way, Yreka, California, 530-777-7246.

Portland area

SPIRIT MOUNTAIN CASINO, Grand Ronde, 800-760-7977. One Night in Memphis, Oct. 13; Decadence: A Chocolate Fair, Oct. 20; Skid Row with Slaughter, Nov. 3; Pacific Northwest Tattoo Expo, Nov. 10-12; Super Diamond, a Neil Diamond Tribute, Nov. 17; Civil War Viewing Party, Nov. 23; Jo Koy, Dec. 15; Brian McKnight, Jan. 19; Kevin and Caruso's Magique, March 9; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

Oregon coast

CHINOOK WINDS CASINO, Lincoln City, 888-244-6665. Celebration of Honor, through Sept. 30; Dan & Shay, Oct. 5-6; Comedy on the Coast, Oct. 19-20; Scream Halloween Party, Oct. 27; Comedy on the Coast, Nov. 2-3; Paula Abdul, Nov. 2-3; The Oak Ridge Boys, Dec. 7-8; Comedy on the Coast, Dec. 14-15; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

MILL CASINO, North Bend, 800-953-4800. Oktoberfest, Oct. 13; I Am King: The Michael Jackson Experience, Oct. 27; BOSTXY, Nov. 10; Comedy Night, Wednesdays; Trivia Night, Tuesdays and Thursdays; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

THREE RIVERS CASINO, Florence, 541-997-7529. Great White, Oct. 13; Lounge entertainment, ongoing.


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