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NIGHTLIFE

Josephine County

ALIBI TAVERN, 1220 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-2854. Wednesdays, karaoke, 8-11 p.m.

THE COPPER MUG COCKTAIL LOUNGE, 1320 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-295-8679, thecoppermug.com. Fridays, DJ Hmbne, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Saturdays, DJ Lion, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Wednesdays, karaoke, 9 p.m.-midnight, no cover.

CORVETTE BAR & GRILL, 1831 N.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-226-2856. Thursdays, karaoke, 6:30-10:30 p.m.; Saturdays, DJ Stefan and karaoke, 7-11 p.m.; Sundays, karaoke 6:30-10:30 p.m.; Wednesdays, DJ Stefan and karaoke, 7-11 p.m. No cover.

FLESPY'S BAR & GRILL, 670 Fruitdale Drive, Grants Pass, 541-244-1678. Wednesdays and Fridays, karaoke, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

MCGREW'S, 33105 Redwood Highway, O'Brien, 541-596-2202. Sept. 24, The Takilma Jam Band, rock, blues, 7 p.m., outdoor stage, $5.

OLD BARN TAVERN, 2039 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-0222. Sept. 25, DJ Fluffy, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Thursdays, karaoke, 8 p.m.-midnight. Sept. 26, karaoke, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

SAM'S CORNER, 6401 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-299-0069. Saturdays, karaoke, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

SHENANIGANS AT HERB'S, 515 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-476-1668. Thursdays, karaoke, 4:30-11:30 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, karaoke, 7:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. No cover.

THE SOUND LOUNGE, 225 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-479-0712. Sept. 24, Darby Doll's Burlesque Bingo, 7-9 p.m., $10; Sept. 24, Jacksaphine, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., no cover; Sept. 25, Latin Night with WISOUL, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., $25 before 9 p.m., $30 after 9 p.m.

THE 238 BAR, 1620 Williams Highway, Grants Pass, 541-507-1447. Sept. 24, DJ For The Wicked, 10 p.m.-1 a.m.; Thursdays, open mic, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

WEEKEND BEER COMPANY, 1863 N.W. Washington Blvd., Grants Pass, 541-507-1919. Sept. 25, Pancake Pop-Up, 8-11 a.m.; Sept. 26, Yoga Sunday, 11 a.m.-noon, $20, includes a beverage, advance reservations; Tuesdays, trivia, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. Sept. 25, Dale and Sharon Hopper, classic country, 6-9 p.m.; Wednesdays, open mic, 5-8 p.m. No cover.

Jackson County

APPLEGATE LODGE, 15100 Highway 238, Applegate, 541-846-6082, 541-761-9353. Sept. 24, Sonny Kanahele, acoustic island ukulele, 5-8 p.m. No cover.

BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. Sept. 23, Tim Mitchell, acoustic variety, 7-9 p.m.; Sept. 24-25, Nick Garrett-Powell, acoustic variety, 7-10 p.m.; Sept. 30, Mark Hill, acoustic variety, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

THE BLACK SHEEP, 51 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6414. Sept. 24, The Bouray, folk-rock/funk-hip hop fusion, 8:30-10:30 p.m., no cover; Oct. 10, Rogue Poetry Slam, 7 p.m., $5; Tuesdays, open mic hosted by Robbie Dacosta, 7:30-9:30 p.m., no cover; Wednesdays, Pub Trivia, 7-8:30 p.m., no cover; Thursdays, karaoke, 8:30-10:30 p.m., no cover; Sundays, Celtic music session, 2-5 p.m., no cover.

BLOOMSBURY BLENDS CAFE, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-0608. Sept. 23, Grant Ruiz & Dan Fellman, flamenco and jazz guitar, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Sept. 30, Adam Gabriel & The Cavaliers, acoustic soul, rock, southern blues, 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover, reservations suggested, text 650-862-3343.

BOOMTOWN SALOON, 105 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-702-2252. Wednesdays, acoustic open mic, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

CALLAHAN'S MOUNTAIN LODGE, 7100 Old Highway 99 S, Interstate 5 Exit 6, south of Ashland, 541-482-1299. Sept. 24, Zepdrix, Led Zeppelin and Jimi Hendrix music, 6-8 p.m., $25 at eventbrite.com; Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, John Hollis, acoustic variety, 5-8 p.m. No cover.

CHADWICKS PUB AND SPORTS BAR, 2300 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-770-1234. Fridays and Saturdays, Comedy Club, 8-10 p.m., $15.

THE COPPER PLANK, 454 Highland Drive, Medford, 541-779-4031. Sept. 23, Jared Gutridge, acoustic variety, 7-9 p.m.; Sept. 30, Seth Hansson, acoustic variety, 7-9 p.m.; Tuesdays, trivia, 6 p.m. No cover.

DOWNTOWN MARKET CO., 231 E. Main St., Medford, 541-973-2233. Sept. 24 and Sept. 26, Shelley & Joshua Jones, variety, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sunday. No cover.

FRY FAMILY FARM STORE, 2184 Ross Lane, Medford, 541-622-8154. Sept. 30, Rainbow Girls with Alex Dunn, 7-10 p.m., $25, proof of vaccination required. Tickets at eventbrite.com.

GRAPE STREET BAR & GRILL, 31 S. Grape St., Medford, 541-500-8881. Sept. 24-25, The Roadsters, classic rock, country, 8 p.m.-midnight; Sept. 30, The Brewery Comedy Tour, 8-10 p.m., $13 at eventbrite.com.

THE GROWLER GUYS, 345 Lithia Way, Ashland, 541-708-0827. Sept. 24-25, Robbie Dacosta and Tom Stamper, rock, rockabilly, blues, 7-9 p.m.; Wednesdays, trivia, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

HEMI AND HOGS BAR & GRILL, 100 E. Jackson St., Medford, 458-225-9288. Sept. 24, Saucy, rock, pop, disco, 8-11 p.m.; Thursdays, live band karaoke, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

JACKSONVILLE FARMERS' MARKET, 206 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville. Sept. 26, David James, Bob Wilson and John Bartelero, original folk, Americana, 12:30-1:30 p.m. No cover.

JEFFERSON SPIRITS, 404 E. Main St., Medford, 541-500-1349. Sept. 23, Bourbon & Blues with music by Danielle Kelly, 6:30-8 p.m.; Sept. 29, Jared Gutridge, acoustic variety, 6-9 p.m.; Sept. 30, James Matt, acoustic variety, 6-8 p.m.; Sundays, open mic with Robbie Dacosta, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

JOHNNY B'S ROCKIN' DINER, 120 E. Sixth St., Medford, 458-226-2722. Sept. 23, Hip Hop Social, with Tchronic and others, 8 p.m.-1 a.m.; Sept. 24, Adam Gabriel & The Cavaliers, rock, blues, 8-10 p.m.; Sept. 29, Phantom Hound, Three Towers, Phake, heavy rock, grunge, 8:30 p.m. no cover; Tuesdays, open mic and jam, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

LUCKY'S, 336 Second Ave., Gold Hill, 541-855-5547. Sept. 26, Major Jones, rock, blues, 4-8 p.m. ; Saturdays, karaoke, 7-11 p.m. No cover.

MEZCAL ASHLAND, 18 Calle Guanajuato, Ashland, 541-708-0927. Sept. 25, End of Summer Bash, with DJ Blahq Sage, hip hop, house music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., $10 singles, $15 couples, at the door.

OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. Mondays, open mic, 9-11 p.m., sign-ups at 8:30 p.m. No cover.

THE TALENT CLUB, 114 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-2721, talentclublive.com. Oct. 7, Stand-up Comedy with Belinda Carroll, Ryan Danley and Kat Buckley, 8 p.m. and 10 p.m., $15 singles, $25 couples, $45 table for four.

TAP & VINE at 559, 559 Medford Center, Medford, 541-500-1632. Sept. 26, Steve Shine Swing, swing, jazz, bossa nova, 5-7 p.m. on the patio. No cover, reservations recommended.

TROPHY CLUB, 812 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-772-4131. Saturdays, karaoke, 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m. No cover.

WALKABOUT BREWING COMPANY, 921 Mason Way, Medford, 541-734-4677. Sept. 25, John Dough Boys, punkabilly, with the Circus Enigma, aerialists, 6-8 p.m., $5 advance, $10 door; Sept. 26, Richie Bean with Chris Ochsner, classic rock duo from Portland, 5-7 p.m., no cover. Call for reservations.

WINERIES

Josephine County

APRICITY VINEYARD, 5719 Jerome Prairie Road, Grants Pass, 541-301-4137. Sundays, live music, 3-6 p.m. No cover.

SCHMIDT FAMILY VINEYARDS, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9985. Sept. 24, Rogue Rage Duo, delta blues, 5-8 p.m.; Sept. 25, Jen Ambrose, acoustic rock, blues, jazz, 2-5 p.m. No cover.

Jackson County

AURORA VINES VINEYARD, 2287 Pioneer Road, Talent, 551-535-5287. Sept. 25, JustaDuo, light rock, easy listening, 3-5 p.m. No cover.

BAYER FAMILY ESTATE, 11663 Agate Road, Eagle Point, 541-826-8953. Sept. 25, Nick & Shae, pop-dance, 2-5 p.m. No cover, call for reservations.

BELLE FIORE WINERY, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland, 541-552-4900. Sept. 23, Jen Ambrose, acoustic rock, blues, jazz, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Sept. 24, Not Too Shabby, rock, pop, R&B, blues, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Sept. 25, Stardust Quartet, jazz, swing, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Sept. 26, Dan Fellman & Grant Ruiz, classical and jazz guitar, 5-7 p.m.; Sept. 30, Rick Millward, acoustic variety, 5-7 p.m. No cover, call for reservations.

DAISY CREEK VINEYARD, 675 Shafer Lane, Jacksonville, 541-899-8329. Sept. 24, Shybo Duo, acoustic variety, 5-7 p.m.; Sept. 25, Band of Brothers, 5-7 p.m.; Sept. 26, Nick & Shae, pop-dance, 1:30-4:30 p.m. No cover, call for reservations.

DANCIN' VINEYARDS, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford, 541-245-1133. Sept. 23, David Cahalan, acoustic variety, 5- 7 p.m.; Sept. 29. Not Too Shabby, blues, jazz, R&B, pop, 5-7 p.m. No cover.

DUNBAR FARMS, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-414-3363. Sept. 24, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic variety, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Sept. 25, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop, 5-7 p.m. No cover.

EDENVALE WINERY, 2310 Voorhies Road, Medford, 541-512-2955, ext. 2. Sept. 24, Salsa Brava, salsa music, dance lesson 6:30 p.m., music 7-9:30 p.m., $15-$20, reservations required.

GRIZZLY PEAK WINERY, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland, 541-482-5700. Sept. 26, Aloha Festival, Hawaiian music, dance, food, activities, 1:30-3:30 workshops, 4-6 p.m. show, $10-$40 at ashlandhula.com or The Music Coop in Ashland; Oct. 7-17, "Mala," one-woman show 2 p.m., $35-$50 through roguetheatercompany.com.

HUMMINGBIRD ESTATE, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point, 541-930-2650. Sept. 24, Tobi D'Amore, acoustic variety from Eugene, 5:30-7:30 p.m., no cover; Sept. 26, Danielle Kelly Soul Project, vintage and neo soul, 2-4 p.m., $7 advance.

RELLIK WINERY, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point, 541-499-0449. Sept. 24, Billy Rock, 5-7 p.m.; Sept. 26, David Cahalan, acoustic variety, 4-6 p.m. Music is outside, no cover, call for reservations.

ROXYANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. Sept. 24, Brisbane Project, 6-8 p.m., $7-$10; Sept. 26, Marshall Stack & Friends, rock, pop, folk, country, 4-6 p.m., $5; Sept. 29, Pacifica, acoustic folk, Americana, 5-7 p.m., $7-$10. Call for reservations or reserve tickets online.

SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. Sept. 24, Marshall Stack & Friends, rock, pop, folk, country, 6-8 p.m., no cover; Sept. 25, LEFT, indie rock, 6-8 p.m., $15; Sept. 29, Adam Gabriell, acoustic variety, 6-8 p.m., no cover. Call for reservations.

STONERIVER VINEYARD, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent, 541-631-9583. Sept. 25, Richie Bean with Chris Ochsner, classic rock duo from Portland, 5-7 p.m. No cover. Call for reservations.

TRIUM WINES, 203 E. Main St., Talent, 541-625-9100. Sept. 24, Delilah Beaucoup, jazz, swing, 5-7 p.m. No cover, call or text for reservations.

MUSIC

Josephine County

MUSIC IN THE PARK(ING LOT), 12:30-5 p.m. Oct. 10, Holland Store parking lot, 1251 Holland Loop Road, Cave Junction, 541-592-9254, sasquatchwoodspeople.org. Music by White Oak Wood (2 p.m.) and The Brothers Reed (3:30 p.m.), with food booths and beverages. Admission $15 advance online, $10-$20 sliding scale at the gate, free for kids 12 and younger; fundraiser for Sasquatch Woods People.

ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONY — MASTERWORKS 2: AUTUMN SHINES, 3 p.m. Oct. 10, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-708-6400, rvsymphony.org. Violinist Tomas Cotik joins the orchestra to perform works by Gounod, Piazzola, Vivaldi. Tickets by subscription only.

Jackson County

GHOSTLIGHT KARAOKE, 7:30-10 p.m. Thursdays, Ghostlight Playhouse, 115 E. Main St., Medford, 541-690-8810, randalltheatre.com. Stage and microphone open to the public. Free.

KEN PEPLOWSKI & ED DUNSAVAGE, 7 p.m. Sept. 24, Old Siskiyou Barn, Ashland, 541-488-3869, siskiyoumusicproject.com. Jazz favorites and Brazilian classics on clarinet, saxophone and guitar. Sold out; contact to be put on cancellation list.

ZEPDRIX, 6 p.m. Sept. 24, Callahan's Mountain Lodge, 7100 Old Highway 99 S., Ashland, 541-482-1299. Led Zeppelin and Jimi Hendrix tunes with Phoenix Sigalove opening, for the Callahan's Mountain Vibes Music Series 2021. Tickets $25 at eventbrite.com.

CALLAHAN'S MOUNTAIN VIBES MUSIC SERIES 2021, 6 p.m. Sept. 24, Oct. 2, Oct., 29 and Dec. 31, Callahan's Mountain Lodge, 7100 Old Highway 99 S., Ashland, 541-482-1299. Live music on an outdoor stage. Sept. 24, Zepdrix with Phoenix Sigalove; Oct. 2, Sol Seed with The Illies. Tickets $25 per show; Oct. 29: Jeff Pevar and Inger Nova Project (tickets on sale Sept. 1); Dec. 31, New Year's Eve party, (tickets on sale Nov. 1.) Tickets at eventbrite.com.

LEE BRICE, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 24, Britt Hill, Jacksonville, 541-773-6077, brittfest.org. Country with opening artist TBD, and pre-concert music to be announced in the Britt Performance Garden at 6 p.m. Sold out. Masks and proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test required.

UNIVERSES, 8 p.m. Sept 29, Allen Elizabethan Theatre, Ashland, 800-219-8161, osfashland.org. Fusion of poetry, theater, music and dance. Tickets $15. Masks and proof of vaccination — or recent negative COVID test results — required.

THE BROTHERS REED, 7-10 p.m. Sept. 30, Oak Knoll Golf Course, 3070 Highway 66, Ashland, 541-482-4311. Indie folk-Americana outdoors. Free.

FLAMENCO PACIFICO, 8 p.m. Oct. 6, Allen Elizabethan Theatre, Ashland, 800-219-8161, osfashland.org. Original modern flamenco music and dance. Tickets $15. Masks and proof of vaccination — or recent negative COVID test results — required.

SHAKEY GRAVES WAS HERE, 7 p.m. Oct. 7, Britt Hill, Jacksonville, 541-773-6077, brittfest.org. Folk rock with Sierra Ferrell opening, and pre-concert music to be announced in the Britt Performance Garden at 6 p.m. Tickets $44 reserved, $39 lawn, $29 child 12 and younger. Masks and proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test required.

PANCHAKSHARA — INDIAN PERCUSSION & KONNAKOL CONCERT, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8, online through Oregon Center for the Arts at Southern Oregon University, oca.sou.edu. Celebration of South Indian music with drum and spoken word. Free.

ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONY — MASTERWORKS 2: AUTUMN SHINES, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8, SOU Music Recital Hall, Ashland; 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-708-6400, rvsymphony.org. Violinist Tomas Cotik joins the orchestra to perform works by Gounod, Piazzola, Vivaldi. Tickets by subscription only.

DMITRI MATHENY GROUP, 7 p.m. Oct. 15, Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland, 541-488-3869, siskiyoumusicproject.com. Jazz classics, hard bop, west coast cool. Tickets $30 general, $25 members, $10 students.

"SOUNDWALK," through Oct. 15, Jacksonville, 541-773-6077, brittfest.org. Audience install free Soundwalk app on their smartphone, put on headphones and explore parts of the city on foot, discovering different musical elements. Map and locations will; be posted online. Free.

THE MODERN GENTLEMEN, 7 p.m. Oct. 29, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford,Four-part harmony vocal group sings rock, pop, jazz, doo-wop. Tickets $30, $35.

LIVING LOVING LED, 7-10 p.m. Oct. 30, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N, Ashland, 541-482-3776, jacksonwellsprings.com. Led Zeppelin tribute band, with vocalist Natasha Neece, costumes, stage sets and priestess performances. Nature spirit-themed costumes encouraged. Tickets $15 advance, $20 gate; food truck on site.

ON STAGE

Josephine County

"CLUE: ON STAGE," 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m Sundays, Oct. 15-31, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, barnstormersgp.com. Madcap comedy set on a dark and stormy night at Boddy Manor, based on the popular board game and cult classic film. Tickets $18, purchased online only. Masks required.

MURDER MYSTERY DINNER THEATER, 6 p.m. Saturdays, Cynthia's Home Sweet Home, 1038 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-5953. Interactive, outdoor murder mystery dinner theater. $30 per person for show and five-course meal; reservations required.

Jackson County

"WATER BY THE SPOONFUL," through Sept. 25, on-demand through Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland, 800-219-8161, osfashland.org. Video of OSF's 2014 production, a groundbreaking play challenging notions of family, forgiveness, community and courage. Tickets $15 single.

"CROSSING THE STREAMS," 8 p.m. Sept. 27-28, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, oregoncabaret.com. Justin Waggle and Stephen Kline share stories of a generation.Tickets $15.

"SPOTLIGHT ON BETTE MIDLER," 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30-Oct. 24, Camelot Theatre, 101 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-5250, camelottheatre.org. The life and career of the Grammy, Emmy and Tony Award-winning singer, with mature themes and strong language. $20-$38; Sept. 30 preview is $20.

THE HAMAZONS: "HEART & HILARITY," 8 p.m. Oct. 1-2, 3 p.m. Oct. 3, Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland, hamazons.com. An improvised comedy show in the style of Jane Austen. Tickets $15 advance only; order online. Masks required.

"MALA," 2 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays, Oct. 7-17, Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland, 541-482-5700, roguetheatercompany.com. One-woman show about a woman caring for her aging mother; outdoors and socially distanced, $35-$50, online or by calling 541-205-9190.

"GREAT EXPECTATIONS," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 1:30 p.m. Sundays, Oct. 7-31, Collaborative Theater Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055, ctpmedford.org. Adaptation of Charles Dickens' novel about an orphaned boy in 19th-century England and his journey into manhood, using just six actors. Tickets $30 adults, $25, seniors and students, online and by phone.

"FANNIE: THE MUSIC AND LIFE OF FANNIE LOU HAMER," 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, through Oct. 9, Allen Elizabethan Theatre, Ashland, 800-219-8161, osfashland.org. The story of Mississippi-born civil and voting rights activist, told through song. Tickets $35. Masks and proof of vaccination — or recent negative COVID test results — required.

"MAKE IT A DOUBLE," 8 p.m. Oct. 24-25, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, oregoncabaret.com. Lauren Blair and Jake Delaney celebrate infamous duos and duets through the ages, from Fred and Ginger to Sonny and Cher. Tickets $15.

"POIROT: MURDER ON THE LINKS," 1 p.m. and 8 p.m. through Nov. 7, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, oregoncabaret.com. Adaptation based on Agatha Christie mystery featuring Belgian detective Hercule Poirot. Tickets $25, $39 and $43.

"IT'S CHRISTMAS, CAROL," 7 p.m. evenings, 3 p.m. Sunday matinees, 2 p.m. all other matinees, [Wednesdays through Sundays, Nov. 27-Jan. 2 (contact for exact schedule), Angus Bowmer Theatre, Ashland, 800-219-8161, osfashland.org. Three ghosts take a miserly businesswoman through time and space to reckon with how she's abandoned humanity for hollow capitalism. Tickets $35-$80. Masks, photo ID and proof of vaccination — or recent negative COVID test results — required.

Douglas County

"ELF: THE MUSICAL," Dec. 9-21, Jacoby Auditorium, Umpqua Community College, 541-673-2125, uact-theatre.com. An orphan raised on the North Pole tracks down his real family in New York City. Tickets $15 adults, $10 children 12 and younger.

CHILD'S PLAY

Josephine County

KINDERMUSIK FALL ON THE FARM PLAYDATE, 11 a.m.-noon Sept. 25, Music4Kids Learning Center, 141 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-582-0123, www.music4kids.com. Class is full. Interactive music, dance and play class for ages 18 months to 7 years, with a participating adult; includes a craft and a Kindermusik CD and instrument for each child. $20 per child, $5 per sibling, advance reservations online.

Jackson County

SCIENCEWORKS, 1500 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6767, scienceworksmuseum.org. Exhibits and activities related to energy, anatomy, chemistry, perception, motion, engineering. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; attendance is limited, masks required; order tickets in advance online or by phone; admission $8-$12.50, $3 every first Sunday. Free online activities also available.

ART

Josephine County

GALLERY ONE AT THE MUSEUM, 229-B S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1218. Watercolor paintings by Marianne Nielsen, through September.

GLASS FORGE GALLERY AND STUDIO, 501 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-955-0815. Open for glass-blowing demonstrations. Call to schedule.

GRANTS PASS MUSEUM OF ART, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Membership Show, through Oct. 15.

THE HIVVE, 164 S.E. G St., Grants Pass, 541-450-9091. Drawings with acrylic on canvas, airbrush with colored pencils and graphite by Dan Kennedy, through September.

SOUTHERN OREGON GUILD GALLERY, 24353 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-659-3858. "Bursting Forth, Moving Foward," artwork created by gallery members during the pandemic sequester, through Oct. 25. Open by appointment only, contact 541-659-3858 or guild@southernoregonguild.org.

Jackson County

ART & SOUL GALLERY, 247 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-9006. "Splash," intuitive abstract expressionism in watercolor by Lynda Hoffman-Snodgrass, through Sept. 26; "Through the Window," pastel paintings by Carla J. Griffin, Oct. 1-31; reception 5-8 p.m. Oct. 1, with the artist on hand to talk about her work. Exhibits also accessible on the gallery's website and YouTube channel.

ART DU JOUR GALLERY, 213 E. Main St. Medford, 541-770-3190. Pastel paintings by Mary Jo Heath, and "Beyond My Camera," digital images by Judy Benson LaNier, through September.

ART PRESENCE ART CENTER, 206 Fifth St., Jacksonville, 541-899-3759, art-presence.org. "Imaginarium: Reality or Illusion," work by gallery artists, through Oct. 31.

ASHLAND ART WORKS, 291 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-4735. New clay work by Bonnie Morgan, new oil paintings by Michael Gibson, through September.

CENTRAL ART GALLERY, 101 N. Central Ave., Medford, 541-773-1444. "Cups to Help People," ceramic vessels that use humor and the absurd, by Kyle Peets, through September.

DENISE KESTER STUDIO, 438 Helman St., Ashland, 541-778-2673. Monoprints, monotypes, multi media works, drawings and paintings of Denise Kester, ongoing.

GALLERIE KARON, 300 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-9008. Mixed media masks — face, helmet, shoulder — and puppets — rod, shadow and hand varieties — from around the world, Oct. 1-31.

HANSON HOWARD GALLERY, 89 Oak St. Ashland, 541-488-2562. Oil paintings by Jhenna Quinn Lewis, woodblock prints by Millie Whipplesmith Plank and stylized ceramic sculpture by Penelope Dews, through Oct. 9, Exhibits also accessible on the gallery's website.

ROGUE GALLERY, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, 541-772-8118. Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts: Printmaking Works from the Permanent Collection, through Sept. 24; "Close to Home." printmaking series by Midge Black, through Oct. 1; new art by gallery members, through Dec. 22.

Douglas County

UMPQUA VALLEY ARTS CENTER, 1624 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-672-2532. Umpqua Plein Air Exhibit, Young Artists in Plein Air Exhibit and items from the permanent collection, through Oct. 29. Gallery is open to in person visits by appointment.

LITERARY

Josephine County

ROGUE WRITERS, 5-7 p.m. every other Thursday, Grants Pass, 541-660-6150, cpitts2575@charter.net. Peer writing group, open to all levels. Call for meeting date and location. Free.

Jackson County

BRAIN BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP, 3-5 p.m. Sept. 28, jcls.org, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "The Power Worshippers: Inside the Dangerous Rise of Religious Nationalism" by Katherine Stewart, via Zoom. Free.

BOOKS@NOON, noon-1 p.m. Oct. 5, online, 541-774-6996, jcls.org. Readers share about what they're reading, via Zoom; free, advance registration.

EAGLE POINT BOOK CLUB, 2-3:15 p.m. Oct. 5 jcls.org, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "The Art of Racing in the Rain" by Garth Stein, via Zoom. Free.

MEDFORD LIBRARY BOOK CHAT, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Oct. 12, 541-774-6996, jcls.org. Book discussion group reads "Counting by 7s" by Holly Goldberg Sloan, via Zoom. Free.

GOLD HILL LIBRARY BOOK CLUB, 3-4 p.m. Oct. 15, jcls.org, 541-855-1994. Book discussion group reads "Mexican Gothic" by Silvia Moreno-Garcia, via Zoom; free, advance registration.

FAIRS/FESTS

Josephine County

ART ALONG THE ROGUE, 5-9 p.m. Oct. 1, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 2-3, Fifth and H streets, Grants Pass, travelgrantspass.com. Street painting and art festival features chalk art drawing for all levels, vendors, live music. Free.

Jackson County

HARVEST FESTIVAL, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sept. 25, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 26, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Oct. 2-31, Pheasant Fields Farms, 1865 Camp Baker Road, Medford, 541-535-3873. Two pumpkin patches, cow train, hay ride, pear shooting gallery, animal exhibit, corn maze. Admission $12 per person in advance, $13 at the gate, with three time slots: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 12:45-3:15 p.m., 3:30-6 p.m.

WORLD FILM WEEK, through Sept. 30, online through Ashland Independent Film Festival and Varsity Theatre, ashlandfilm.org. Screenings of 14 films from 15 countries. Tickets $8-$10 per film, a seven-film pass is $49-$60.

ASHLAND ALOHA FESTIVAL, 1-6 p.m. Sept. 26, Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland, ashlandhula.com. Hawaiian-themed workshops (1:30-3:30 p.m.), wine and food, live music, hula show (4 p.m.). All-day pass $25 adults, $10 age 12 and younger; hula show only $15 adult advance, $20 at the door, $5 age 12 and younger; VIP Pass (includes reserved seating, fresh lei and glass of wine) $40; food purchased separately. Get tickets online or at The Music Coop in Ashland.

MISCELLANY

Josephine County

FRONT PORCH QUILT SHOW, online, ongoing, msquilters.com. Members of the Mountain Stars Quilters Guild show quilts, with a different theme each month. September theme is "As Autumn Leaves Fall." October themes are "Halloween" and "Pumpkins."

NONPROFIT BOOK SALE, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 25, in the parking lot at Oregon Books, 150 N.E. E St., Grants Pass, 541-476-3132. Book sales to benefit local nonprofit organizations, including the Rogue Valley Humane Society, Josephine County Historical Society, JOE's Place, Our Foster Kids, KS Wild. Dependent on the heat.

FALL HORSE RACING, 5:15 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays, through Nov. 9, and 1 p.m. Sept. 26 and Oct. 17, Grants Pass Downs, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-787-3480, gpdowns.com. Horse racing. Admission $6.

GRANTS PASS DRIVE-IN, 8 p.m. Sept. 24, Josephine County Fairgrounds Arena parking lot, Grants Pass, 541-295-5986. Showing of "Back to the Future." $30 per carload, snack bar open. Upcoming shows: "Mama" Oct. 15.

BIG BEAR BIRTHDAY BASH, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 25, Wildlife Images, 11845 Lower River Road, Grants Pass, 541-476-0222. Bears Kodi and Yak turn 30, with party hats, bear keep talks every hour, building a bear diet, bear-themed scavenger hunt, birthday present and singing at 1 p.m. Admission $16 adults, $14 seniors, $9 children 4-13, by donation for ages 3 and younger.

ROGUE VALLEY ROUGH STOCK RODEO, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30-Oct. 2, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-476-3215, aftontickets.com. Bron riding, barrel racing, steer wrestling, bull riding. Tickets $10 Thursday; Friday and Saturday is $12 advance, $16 at the gate.

QUILTS IN THE COUNTRY, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 1-2, Hugo Ladies Club, 6050 Hugo Road, Hugo, 541-441-2155. Quilt show featuring the work of Larsja Peterson, with quilters boutique, silent auction, fabric, notions and quilts for sale, raffle baskets, vendors, live music, lunch and desserts. Free admission.

CORN MAZE & PUMPKIN PATCH, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, Oct. 1-31, Fort Vannoy Farms, 5791 Lower River Road, Grants Pass, 541-479-3765. Find your way through 8 acres of field corn or pick out pumpkins to take home. Weekends include cow train. Maze is $6 per person, free for 5 and younger; cow train is $6 per ride; pumpkins are 39 cents per pound.

FALL PLANT SALE, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 2, 119 Shire Lane, Grants Pass, 541-218-3453. Grants Pass Garden Club sells perennials, shrubs, trees, rock garden plants, planter gardens, new and vintage garden art. Cash and checks accepted, cards with $10 minimum.

CATURDAY, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 9, Wildlife Images, 11845 Lower River Road, Grants Pass, 541-476-0222. Keeper talks, crafts, family activities all related to felines of the world, plus behind-the-scenes access to Cat Alley. Admission $16 adults, $14 seniors, $9 children 4-13, by donation for ages 3 and younger.

HAUNTED CORN MAZE, 7-10 p.m. Oct. 9-10, Oct. 16-17, Oct. 23-24, Oct. 30-31, Fort Vannoy Farms, 5791 Lower River Road, Grants Pass, 541-479-3765. Find your way through 8 acres of field corn with flashlights and scares. Maze is $15 per person.

PADDLE THE ROGUE — PICKLEBALL TOURNAMENT, Oct. 15-17, Reinhart Volunteer Park pickleball courts, Lincoln and Webster roads, Grants Pass, 541-916-5789. Round robin-style tournament for juniors, women, men and mixed doubles. Registration $40 per person plus $15 per division; register by Sept. 30.

SOUTHERN OREGON FLEA MARKET, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 23, Commercial Building, Josephine County Fairgrounds, 1451 Fairgrounds Road, Grants Pass, 541-295-5986. More than 100 tables of items. Admission free.

WESTERN DANCE, 6-10 p.m. Fridays, Ralph's Place, 4570 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-291-0114. Live western music and dance. $5 donation.

BINGO, games at noon Sundays, 6 p.m. Wednesdays, Arts & Crafts Building, Josephine County Fairgrounds, 1451 Fairgrounds Road, Grants Pass, 541-415-9000, 541-476-3215. $10 buy in. Check Friends of Jo Co Fairgrounds Bingo Facebook page for COVID-19 updates.

Jackson County

WALK THROUGH HISTORY, 10 a.m. Sept. 25 downtown Jacksonville, 541-245-3650, historicjacksonville.org. Guided outdoor walking tour to see historic landmarks, learn the area's history. Free, reservations suggested; masks required.

MADE IN SOUTHERN OREGON, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 25, Parks & Recreation, 140 S. Third St., Central Point, 541-664-3321, ext. 130. Vendors offers woodworking, jewelry, iron art, gardening items, wine, food. Free admission.

FALL PLANT SALE, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 2, Rogue River Civic Club, 135 Oak St., Rogue River, 530-409-7030. Rogue River Garden Club sells perennials, trees, veggie starts, flowers, houseplants, herbs, plus a bake sale and crafts.

SCARECROW MAKING, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 2-3, Hanley Farm, 1053 Hanley Road, Central Point, 541-662-2025, ext. 202. Build a scarecrow from a kit ($10-$15) or a hanger scarecrow ($10), plus scarecrow contest, children's games, hayrides. Kits also available for purchase to make at home.

SOUTHERN OREGON FLEA MARKET, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 3, Medford Armory, 1701 S. Pacific Highway, Medford, 541-295-5986. Up to 75 vendors set up outdoors in the parking lot. Free admission.

HAUNTED HISTORY WALKING TOURS, 6-7 p.m. Oct. 8-9, downtown Jacksonville, 541-245-3650, historicjacksonville.org. Guided outdoor walking tours of some of the town's historic buildings and the restless ghosts and spirits who occupy them. Tours leave every 15 minutes with two routes: the courthouse route and Britt Hill walk. $10 per person; reservations required.

NIGHT CORN MAZE, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Oct. 8-9, Oct. 15-16, Oct. 22-23, Pheasant Fields Farms, 1865 Camp Baker Road, Medford, 541-535-3873. Explore the corn maze im the dark, bring flashlights. Admission $8 adults, $6 ages 3-6 in advance, $9 and $7 at the gate; with hot apple cider, hot chocolate, caramel apples.

FAMILY AND FRIENDS ART DAY, noon-2 p.m. Oct. 9, Rogue Gallery, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, 541-772-8118. Art projects, art scavenger hunt for families; children must be accompanied by an adult; free, materials provided, advance registration.

NIGHTMARE CHAMBER HAUNTED HOUSE, 7-10 p.m. Oct. 14-17, Oct. 21-24, Oct. 27-31 (some extended hours may be added), 103 Third St., Medford, 541-632-3258, nightmarechamber.com. Scares every 12 feet; this is the chamber's final season. Tickets: online fast pass (5-10 minute wait) $13; on-site fast pass (15-20 minute wait; may not get same-day appointment) $15; online or on-site general admission (potentially up to 2 hour wait) $12' online booking is preferable.

SOCIAL DANCING, 1:30-4 p.m. Tuesdays, Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, 3377 Table Rock Road, Central Point. Live music by Darren Kuykendall, no partners required. Admission $5-$6, free for first-time visitors. Call Joyce, 541-727-7070.

Douglas County

CAR SWAP MEET & FALL FLING CAR SHOW, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 25, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 19, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 26, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 541-951-7846. Admission $5, free for kids 12 and younger.

CASINOS

Douglas County

SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. Dave Nock, Sept. 24-25; Foreigner tribute band, Sept. 25; Pete Ford, through Sept. 26; Captain Blue, Sept. 29-Oct. 3; Cherry Wine, Oct. 1-2; Daughtry, Oct. 2; Halloween Spooktacular, Oct. 30; Old Dominion, Nov. 18-19.

Oregon coast

CHINOOK WINDS CASINO, Lincoln City, 888-244-6665. DJ dance music, Fridays and Saturdays, ongoing.

MILL CASINO, North Bend, 800-953-4800. UFC 266 Viewing Party, Sept. 25.

THREE RIVERS CASINO, Coos Bay 541-808-9209.

THREE RIVERS CASINO, Florence, 541-997-7529.

Northern California

ELK VALLEY CASINO, 2500 Howland Hill Road, Crescent City, Calif., 707-464-1020.

LUCKY 7 CASINO, 350 N. Indian Road, Smith River, Calif., 707-487-7777. Caravanserai, Santana Tribute, Sept. 24

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

Portland area

SPIRIT MOUNTAIN CASINO, Grand Ronde, 800-760-7977.


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