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NIGHTLIFE

Josephine County

ALIBI BAR, 1220 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-2854. Sept. 22, Rock Candy, classic rock, blues, 8-11 p.m. No cover; Nov. 1, Girls Night Out The Show, male revue, 8 p.m., $14.95-$69.95.

THE COPPER MUG COCKTAIL LOUNGE, 1320 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-507-1005. Fridays, DJ dance music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Mondays and Tuesdays, bingo, 6 p.m. No cover.

FLESPY'S BAR & GRILL, 670 Fruitdale Drive, Grants Pass, 541-244-1678. Sept, 23, Vulture Club, rock, 9 p.m.-midnight; Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, karaoke, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

FOOD STUDIO, 226 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-0420. Thursdays, Larry Cavalier, jazz piano, vocals, 5-8 p.m. No cover.

THE HAUL, 121 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4991. Thursdays, open mic, music, poetry, comedy hosted by Coleman Antonucci, 6-8 p.m., no cover.

LOST CAMP BAR & GRILL, 24099 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-787-5057. Sept. 23, Subtractus and Vinnie Rip, rock, 9 p.m.-midnight; Sept. 30, Fun & Friends, Grateful Dead covers, 9 p.m.-midnight.

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

SHENANIGANS AT HERB'S, 515 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-476-1668. Thursdays-Sundays, karaoke, 7-11 p.m. No cover.

THE SOUND LOUNGE, 225 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-479-0712. Sept. 21, open mic comedy, 8:30 p.m. sign-ups, 9 p.m. show; Sept. 22, Manic Mechanics, rockin' blues and soul, 9 p.m.-midnight; Sept. 23, DJ Lion, DJ Laret, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. No cover.

TAPROCK NORTHWEST GRILL, 971 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-955-5998. Sept. 21, Christina Hanks, variety, 6-8 p.m.; Sept. 28, B with Jack, acoustic rock, pop, blues, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

TAYLOR'S COUNTRY STORE, 202 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541- 592-5358. Sept. 22, Talon, variety, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

WEASKU INN, 5560 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-471-8000. Oct. 8, Nick Garrett-Powell, acoustic variety, with free Grit Cellars wine tasting, 1-4 p.m. No cover.

WEEKEND BEER COMPANY, 1863 N.W. Washington Blvd., Grants Pass, 541-507-1862. Sept. 26, general trivia, 6 p.m., $5; Sept. 27, Aaron Reed, acoustic indie folk pop, 6-8 p.m., no cover.

WILD RIVER BREWING AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. Sept. 21, Comedy Night, with Trenton Davis and Bob Johnston, 7 p.m., for 18 and older only, $20 at eventbrite.com; Wednesdays, open mic with Jay Barley, 5-8 p.m., no cover.

WILD RIVER PUB, 533 N.W. F St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4456. Sept. 22-23, Comedy Night, with Trenton Davis and Bob Johnston, 8 p.m., for 18 and older only, $20 at eventbrite.com; Sept, 27, general trivia, 6:30 p.m., $5.


Jackson County

APPLEGATE COUNTRY CLUB, 15090 Highway 238, Applegate, 541-846-1666. Sept. 23, open mic with Steve, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

BELITASPACE, 135 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 310-200-6981. Sept. 21, Aaron Reed, acoustic indie folk pop, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. Sept. 21, Rogue Suspects Family, rock, blues, funk, 7-9 p.m.; Sept. 22, Sonido Alegre, Spanish, gypsy, flamenco, 7-10 p.m.; Sept 23, Daniel Nickels Band, country, folk, 7-10 p.m.; Sept. 28, Nick Garrett-Powell, acoustic variety, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

THE BLACK SHEEP, 51 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6414. Sundays, Celtic jam. 2-5 p.m., no cover; Thursdays, karaoke, 8:30 p.m.; Wednesdays, trivia, 7:30 p.m.; Mondays, game night, 8 p.m.Thursdays, karaoke, 8:30 p.m.

BOOMTOWN SALOON, 105 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-702-2252. Wednesdays, acoustic open mic, 7-11 p.m. No cover.

CALLAHAN'S MOUNTAIN LODGE, 7100 Old Highway 99 S, Interstate 5 Exit 6, south of Ashland, 541-482-1299. Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, live music 5-8 p.m. No cover.

CHADWICKS SPORTS BAR & PUB, 2300 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-770-1234. Sept. 22-23, Comedy Club, with opener Chris Simpson and headliner Dave Callans, 8-10 p.m., $15.

DOWNTOWN MARKET CO., 231 E. Main St., Medford, 541-973-2233. Sept. 22, Adam Gabriel, acoustic soul, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

GATHER CAFE BISTRO BAR, 200 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-897-0763. Sept. 22, Hot Copper Kettle, bluegrass, Americana, 6-8 p.m.; Sept. 23, Art Bop Jazz Band, 6-8 p.m.; Sept. 24, Oktoberfest with Just Enough, 6-8 p.m.; Sept 27, Shine On, Grateful Dead Americana, 6-8 p.m.; Sept. 29, Elephant, variety, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

GRAPE STREET BAR & GRILL, 31 S. Grape St., Medford, 541-500-8881. Sept. 22, Flat Patty, rock, blues, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Sept. 23, DJ Scumbag, 9 p.m.-1:30 p.m.; Sept. 27, Southern Oregon Jazz Orchestra, swing, big band, 7-9 p.m., no cover.

GYPSYBLUES BAR, 111 S. Grape St., Medford, 541-770-1212. Sundays, karaoke, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

HEMI AND HOGS BAR & GRILL, 100 E. Jackson St., Medford, 458-225-9288. Wednesdays, open mic comedy, 7 p.m. sign-up, 8 p.m. show; Fridays, karaoke, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

JACKSONVILLE INN, 175 E. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1900. Tuesdays, Conrad Rogue, guitar and harmonica, 4:30-7 p.m., no cover.

JEFFERSON SPIRITS, 404 E. Main St., Medford, 541-500-1349. Sept. 30, Comedy Night, 8 p.m., $15; Sundays, open mic with Robbie Dacosta, 6-9 p.m.; Mondays, trivia, 6:30 p.m. No cover.

JOHNNY B'S ROCKIN' DINER, 120 E. Sixth St., Medford, 458-226-2722. Sept. 23, The Oddities, with Idle Mind, Aetheriality, I Sank Atlantis, Mirror Fear, 7 p.m.-midnight, $10; Oct. 5, Dirtsquad, It's Denny, Stormy Outside, Noah Fence, hip hop , pop, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Tuesdays, open mic and jam, 9 p.m.-midnight, no cover.

LA BAGUETTE MUSIC CAFE, 340 A St., Ashland, 541-482-0855. Sept. 23, Thor Polson, jazz, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Sept. 30, Denise Denaux, jazz, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Oct. 7, Perry Cowdery, jazz, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. No cover.

LOCAL 31 PUB, 31 Water St., Ashland, 541-708-6813. Sept 23, Seth Charles Band, funk, soul R&B, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10; Sept. 25, Stetson Heat Seeker, trash rock from Seattle, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10; Sept. 28, Byland, indie rock, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10; Sept. 29, Jay Si Proof, indie, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10; Sept. 30, Hutchie, indie, Steven, punk, Thunderchud, rock, 9 p.m.-midnight; Tuesdays, karaoke, 9 p.m.-midnight, no cover; Wednesdays, open mic, 8-11 p.m., no cover.

LUCKY'S, 336 Second Ave., Gold Hill, 541-855-5547. Sundays, live music, 2-6 p.m. No cover.

THE MINERS' BAZAAR, 235E. California St., Jacksonville, 541-702-2380. Aug. 19, Adam Gabriel, acoustic soul, 6-8 p.m.; Aug. 24 Dayton Mason, Spanish guitar, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. Sept. 21, Foreign Flower, Latin rock, 9-11 p.m.; Sept. 23, Foreign Flower, Latin rock, 9-11 p.m.; Sept. 23, Tyler McGinnis, 9-11 p.m.; Sept. 24, open mic, 9-11 p.m.; Sept. 26, Mountain Top Sound, 9-11 p.m.; Sept. 27, Great American Trainwreck, rootsy Americana, 9-11 p.m. No cover.

PHEASANT FIELDS FARM, 1865 Camp Baker Road, Medford, 541-535-3873. Sept. 23, Outdoor Movie Night, "Jumanji," 7-10 p.m.; Sept. 24, Adam Gabriel, acoustic soul, 3-5 p.m., $5 advance, $7 door; Sept. 30, Joshua Paul, good-time music, 1-4 p.m. Oct. 21, The Rosa Lees, bluegrass, American, 1-4 p.m. No cover.

THE ROCKY TONK SALOON & GRILL, 333 E. Main St., Medford, 541-973-2887. Oct. 13, Adam Doleac, country, with opening band to be announced, 8 p.m., $20 advance, $25 door; Oct. 28, Overtime, Crucifix, 8 p.m., $25 general, $125 VIP. Tickets at universe.com.

TAILHOLT COFFEE CO., 207 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-299-0316. Sept. 25, Denali Kennedy, variety, 8-10 p.m.; Sept. 26, Youth & Treachery, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

THE TALENT CLUB, 114 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-2721. Sept. 22, Great American Trainwreck, rootsy Americana, 8 p.m.-midnight, $15; Sept. 23, Bodhi Mojo, psychedelic jam band, 8 p.m.-midnight, $15; Sept. 27, Radio's Rockin' Karaoke, 7 p.m., no cover; Sept. 29, Costaki Economopoulos, stand-up comedy, 8 p.,m., $20; Sept. 30, Two21 Fly, indie rock, with Haven Yates, 8 p.m., $20; Oct. 1, Boot Juice, bluegrass, Americana, rock, 8 p.m., $15. Tickets at ticketleap.com.

TAP & VINE at 559, 559 Medford Center, Medford, 541-500-1632. Sept. 24, The Giantess, dream rock, blues, jazz, 5-7 p.m.; Sept. 27, Phil Reed, acoustic indie folk pop, 5-7 p.m. No cover.

TROPHY CLUB BAR & GRILL, 812 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-772-4131. Fridays, DJ Gizmo, 8 p.m.-midnight; Thursdays and Saturdays, karaoke, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

THE URBAN CORK, 330 N. Fir St., Medford, 541-500-8778. Sept. 22, Taurie Michele, variety, 4:45-6:45 p.m.; Sept. 29, Rick Millward, acoustic variety, 4:45-6:45 p.m. No cover.

THE VILLAGE AT MEDFORD CENTER, 631 Medford Center, Medford, 310-235-0444. Sept. 24, The Giantess, dream rock, pop, jazz, 5-7 p.m., no cover; Sept. 27, Phil Reed, acoustic indie folk pop, 5-7 p.m., no cover. Oct. 1, Butterfly Burlesque, 8 p.m., $25-$40, reservations.

THE VINTAGE COFFEE HOUSE & SAKE BAR, 250 E. Wagner St., Talent. Sept. 22, Dirk Price Trio, rock, funk, blues, 6-8 p.m.; Sept. 26, Last Tuesday Supper Club Showcase hosted by Alice DiMicele, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

WALKABOUT BREWING COMPANY, 921 Mason Way, Medford, 541-734-4677. Sept. 23, Def Cougar Mellencamp, '80s rock, trash grass, 6:30-8:30 p.m., no cover; Oct. 8, Oktoberfest Blues Revue, four bands, $20-$25 members, $25-$30 nonmembers, rogueblues.org.

WILD GOOSE CAFE & BAR, 2365 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-488-4103. Sept. 21, Jimmy Buffet Night, 6-9 p.m.; Sept. 24, Jim Quinby, piano, 5-7 p.m.; Sept. 24, open mic, 7-10 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, karaoke, 8-11 p.m.; Sept. 27, Jim and Julia, 6-9 p.m. No cover.


WINERIES

Josephine County

APRICITY VINEYARD, 5719 Jerome Prairie Road, Grants Pass, 541-301-4137. Sept. 24, B Wishes, acoustic variety, 3-6 p.m. No cover.

DWELL WINES, 7281 Williams Highway, Grants Pass, 214-697-0435. Sept. 24, Christina Hanks, easy listening, 3-5 p.m. No cover.

PLAISANCE RANCH, 16955 Water Gap Road, Williams, 541-846-7175. Sept. 22, Poetry in the Pasture, with Anis Mojgani, Nic Jaina, Dot Fisher-Smith, 5:30-7:30 p.m., no cover; Sept. 29, Ben Rice Band, blues, 5:30-8:30 p.m., no cover.

SCHMIDT FAMILY VINEYARDS, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9985. Sept. 22, Jared Gutridge, acoustic variety, 5-8 p.m. No cover.

TWO RIVERS VINEYARD AT DINSDALE FARM, 2123 Riverbanks Road, Grants Pass, 541-472-8873. Oct. 6, Rachel Sandeen, acoustic variety, 2-4 p.m. No cover.

WALPORT FAMILY CELLARS, 470 Slagle Creek Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9463. Sept. 29, Paint & Sip, 5:30 p.m., $50.

WOOLDRIDGE CREEK WINERY, 818 Slagle Creek Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-6364. Sept. 24, Jen Ambrose, acoustic rock, pop, blues, 1-4 p.m., no cover.


Jackson County

AWEN WINECRAFT TASTING ROOM, 3939 W. Main St., Medford, 458-226-2049. Sept. 21, jam night with Tom and Sean, 5:30-7:30 p.m., no cover; Sept. 23, Angalee O'Connor, painting demonstration, noon-5 p.m., artist meet-and-greet, 5-7 p.m., no cover.

BAYER FAMILY ESTATE, 11663 Agate Road, Eagle Point, 541-826-8953. Sept. 22, Rogue Suspects Eagles Tribute, 6-9 p.m., $20-$25; Sept. 24, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic variety, 3-5 p.m., no cover.

BELLE FIORE WINERY, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland, 541-552-4900. Sept. 21, Grant Ruiz, classical, jazz guitar, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Sept. 22, Jones, variety, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Sept. 23, Stardust Trio, jazz, swing, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Sept. 24, Il Briccone Dueto, Italian classics, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Sept. 27, Victoria Delsol, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Sept. 28, Danielle Kelly Trio, R&B, soul, 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover.

CLIFF CREEK CELLARS AT THE VINEYARD, 1015 McDonough Road, Gold Hill, 541-855-5330. Sept. 30, Dinner in the Vines, 6 p.m., $100-$120, reservations.

DAISY CREEK VINEYARD, 675 Shafer Lane, Jacksonville, 541-899-8329. Sept. 22, Ann Kelly & Mark Ross, easy listening, 5-7 p.m.; Sept. 23, Rick Millward, acoustic variety, 5-7 p.m.; Sept. 24, Shae Celine & Nick Garrett-Powell, acoustic variety, 1:30-4:30 p.m. No cover.

DANCIN' VINEYARDS, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford, 541-245-1133. Sept. 22, Marshall Thompson Duo, variety, 5-7 p.m.; Sept. 27, Shae & Jenni, pop, rock, jazz, 5-7 p.m. No cover.

DEL RIO VINEYARDS & WINERY, 52 N. River Road, Gold Hill, 541-855-2062.

Sept. 22, Jared Gutridge Duo, acoustic variety, 5-7 p.m., no cover; Sept. 23, Harvest Dinner, vineyard dinner, call for reservations and cost; Oct. 13, Extra Spooky Haunted Flight Night, 6-7:30 p.m., $60, reservations; Oct. 26-28, Haunted Flight Nights, 6-7:30 p.m., $40, reservations.

DOS MARIPOSAS VINEYARDS & LAVENDER FARM, 3976 Bellinger Lane, Medford, 541-224-7881. Sept. 21, Cajun Cran & Shrimp Boil, 5 p.m., $45, reservations; Sept. 22, JustaDuo, soft rock, easy listening, 5:30-7:30 p.m., no cover; Sept. 23, Rogue Suspects Tina Turner Show, 5-7 p.m., tickets; Sept. 24, open mic night, 2-5 p.m., no cover; Sept. 28, trivia night, 6-7:30 p.m., no cover.

DUNBAR FARMS, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-414-3363. Sept. 21, traditional Irish music and dancing, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Sept. 22, Jeff Kloetzel and Bob Evonuik, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Sept. 23, Bim Jeam & The Sadness, American roots, R&B, blues, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Sept. 28, traditional Irish music and dancing, 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover.

EDENVALE WINERY, 2310 Voorhies Road, Medford, 541-512-2955, ext. 2. Sept. 22, Salsa Brava, salsa, bachata, 7-9 p.m., $15 cash at the door, $20 card.

GRIZZLY PEAK WINERY, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland, 541-482-5700, grizzlypeakwinery.com. Sept. 24, Ron Jackson Trio, jazz, 7-9 p.m., $30; Oct. 12, The Hanneke Cassel Band, Celtic, Americana, 7-9 p.m., $25 advance, reservations; Oct. 27, Pearl Django, hot gypsy jazz, 7 p.m., $10-$30, at siskiyoumusicproject.com.

HUMMINGBIRD ESTATE, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point, 541-930-2650. Sept. 22, Holly Gleason, urban folk, 5-7 p.m.; Sept. 24, Luna's Revolution, soft rock, easy listening, 2-4 p.m.; Sept. 28, Vintner's Dinner, 6 p.m., $75, reservations; Sept. 29, Son Ravello, acoustic variety, 5-7 p.m., no cover.

LONGSWORD VINEYARD, 8555 Highway 238, Jacksonville, 541-899-1746. Oct. 14-15. Harvest Festival, noon-5 p.m.; Wednesdays, Applegate Evening Market, 5-8 p.m.

NAUMES SUNCREST WINERY, 1950 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-608-1755. Sept. 23, Phil King, easy listening, 3-6 p.m.; Sept. 24, Redwood Empire, easy listening, 2-5 p.m. No cover.

PASCHAL WINERY, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-535-7957. Sept. 23, Latin Night Under the Stars, DJ dance music, $10 at the door; Sept. 24, Ann Kelly, variety, 5:30-7:30 p.m., no cover; Sept. 28, Witchy Nights, tarot and chakra readings, live music, 6-9 p.m., no cover.

PEBBLESTONE CELLARS, 1670 Pioneer Road, Talent, 541-512-1704. Sept. 22, Joshua Paul, acoustic variety, 5-7 p.m.; Sept. 24, Sonido Alegre, Spanish, gypsy jazz, pop, 3-5 p.m. No cover.

RELLIK WINERY, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point, 541-499-0449. Sept. 22, The Money Beats 4 p.m., Michael Kempf, variety, 5-7 p.m.; Sept. 24, J Brothers, rock, blues, 4-6 p.m. No cover.

OXYANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. Sept. 22, Mercy, R&B, blues, 6-8 p.m., cover; Sept. 24, Winemakers Harvest Dinner, four-course meal with live music, call for cost and reservations; Sept. 29, Brisbane Project, rock, blues, 6-8 p.m., no cover.

SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. Sept. 22, Steve Shine, rock Americana. 6-8 p.m., no cover; Sept. 23, Delilah Beaucoup, French cabaret, vintage jazz, 6-8 p.m., no cover. Sept. 27, Nick Garrett-Powell, acoustic variety, 6-8 p.m., $5.

STONERIVER VINEYARDS, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent, 541-631-9583. Sept. 23, Clayton Joseph Scott, acoustic variety, 5-7 p.m. No cover.

TRIUM WINES, 203 E. Main St., Talent, 541-625-9100. Sept. 22, The Pozitronics, classic rock, R&B, blues, 5-7 p.m.; Sept. 29, Holly Gleason Trio, urban folk, 5-7 p.m. No cover.

VALLEY VIEW WINERY, 1000 Upper Applegate Road, Ruch, 541-899-8468. Sept. 22, Mountaintop Sound Band, Americana, folk, bluegrass, 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover.


MUSIC

Josephine County

ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONY; MASTERWORKS 1, 3 p.m. Sept. 24, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-708-6400, ext. 1, rvsymphony.org. Music of Czechoslovakia, including works by Smetana and Dvorak. Tickets $28, $48, $63, $78, $5 for students and Oregon Trail Card holders.

ALICE WALLACE, 7 p.m. Sept. 28, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Country folk. Tickets $20.

JEFFERSON BAROQUE ORCHESTRA, 7 p.m. Oct. 7, Newman United Methodist Church, 132 N. E. B St., Grants Pass, jeffersonbaroque.org. "Baroque Brilliance: the Corelli Club," with works by Arcaneglo Corelli, Georg Muffat George Handel. Tickets $25 general, $20 seniors, $5 students and Oregon Trail Card holders.

DEFINITELY DEAD, 8 p.m. Oct. 7, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.org. Grateful Dead tribute. Tickets $23.

JACA, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-479-2199, jococoncerts.org. Clarinet and guitar duo combine classical and world music, including Mozart, Duke Ellington and Celtic. Season tickets (five concerts) are $85-$88 adults, $180-$186 family, $10 students.

JESSE COOK, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.org. Rhythm and rhumba. Tickets $34.50, $49.50, $59.50.


Jackson County

MUSIC IN THE LIBRARY, 3-4 p.m. Sept. 21, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6980. Musicians from the Rogue Valley Symphony perform relaxing music. Free.

ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONY; MASTERWORKS 1, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22, SOU Music Recital Hall, Ashland, 3 p.m. Sept. 23, Craterian Theater, 23 S Central Ave., Medford, 541-708-6400, ext. 1, rvsymphony.org. Music of Czechoslovakia, including works by Smetana and Dvorak. Tickets $28, $48, $63, $78, $5 for students and Oregon Trail Card holders.

"SONGS OF THE WORKERS," 8 p.m. Sept. 23, 2 p.m. Sept. 24, Ghostlight Playhouse, 115 E. Main St., Medford, randalltheatre.com. Folk music of the sea, the railroad, the range and other occupations. Tickets $20.

COMMUNITY MUSIC JAM, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sept. 25, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6980. Neighborhood jam for all ages. Free, kids under 13 must be with an adult.

JUDITH-KATE FRIEDMAN, 7 p.m Sept. 28, Havurah Synagogue, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-324-3191. Original music and ancient stories about kinship with the living world. Admission by donation; portion of proceeds will go to aid earthquake survivors in Morocco.

AIZURI QUARTET AND KINAN AZMEH, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6154, chambermusicconcerts.org. "Music and Migration" program features music by Rhiannon Gidden, Layale Chaker, Paquito d'Rivera, Komitas Vartibed, Wang Lu, Michi Woancko and Kinan Azmeh Tickets $39-$49, with discounts for full-time students and Oregon Trail Card holders.

APPLEGATE MUSIC FESTIVAL, noon-4 p.m. Sept. 30, Applegate Library, 18485 N. Applegate Road, Applegate, 541-846-7346. Local musicians play various instruments and songs: Noah (noon), Debbie Lyons (1 p.m.), Lisa Truelove (2 p.m.), Cole Cullen (3 p.m.). Free.

THE BROTHERS REED FULL BAND, 7-10 p.m. Sept. 30, Fry Family Farm, 2184 Ross Lane, Medford, 541-622-8154, ashlandfolkcollective.com. Indie folk pop, with Adam Gabriel. Tickets $25; bring your own seating.

DAVID ARKENSTONE & FRIENDS, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4, Jackson Wellsprings,, 2253 Highway 99 N, Ashland, 415-847-1144, jacksonwellsprings.com. Neo-classical, new age, Celtic and world music. $20 general, $40 VIP.

COMMUNITY SING-ALONG, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 6, Central Point Library, 116 S. Third St., Central Point, 541-664-3228. Families sing along to songs from the musical "Coco" while watching the film, for ages 3 and older. Free.

COMMUNITY SING-ALONG, 8:30 p.m. Oct. 6, Central Point Library, 116 S. Third St., Central Point, 541-664-3228. Ages 18 and older sing along to songs from the musical "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" while watching the film. Free.

JEFFERSON BAROQUE ORCHESTRA, 7 p.m. Oct. 6, St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 140 N. Oakdale Ave., Medford, 3 p.m. Oct. 8, First Methodist Church, 175 N. Main St., Ashland, jeffersonbaroque.org. "Baroque Brilliance: the Corelli Club," with works by Arcaneglo Corelli, Georg Muffat George Handel. Tickets $25 general, $20 seniors, $5 students and Oregon Trail Card holders.

ERGEI BABAYAN, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. Armenian-american pianist performss a variety of classical pieces. Tickets $35 general, $30 seniors, SOU alumni.

OCTOBERFEST BLUES REVUE, 2-6:30 p.m. Oct. 8, Walkabout Brewing Company, 921 Mason Way, Medford, rogueblues.org. Music by Rae Gordon Band, Hank Shreve Band, Bill Scholer Band and Rogue Rage Duo. Tickets $25-$30 advance (online), $35-$40 door, $5 discount for ages 10-16, free for 9 and younger.

WILLI CARLISLE, 7-10 p.m. Oct. 8, Cedarwood Barn, 7912 Wagner Creek Road, Talent, ashlandfolkcollective.com. Indie folk, with guest Rachel Baiman. Tickets $25, free for 12 and younger.

MOLLY TUTTLE AND GOLDEN HIGHWAY, 7-10 p.m. Oct. 11, OSU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, ashlandfolkcollective.com. Bluegrass, Americana, roots, with guest cristina Vane. Tickets $35, free for 12 and younger.

KELLER WILLIAMS, 8 p.m. Oct. 13, Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, livveatthearmory.com. Acoustic rock, jazz, funk, bluegrass, for ages 21 and older. Tickets $25 advance, $30 door.

ALEXANDRE DOSSIN, 3 p.m. Oct. 14, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. Distinguished Guest faculty gives piano recital. Tickets $10 general, $5 seniors, free for full-time SOU faculty and students.

MUSIC IN THE LIBRARY, 3-4 p.m. Oct. 19, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6980. Musicians from the Rogue Valley Symphony perform relaxing music. Free.

LOWEST PAIR, 7-10 p.m. Oct. 20, Cedarwood Barn, 7912 Wagner Creek Road, Talent, ashlandfolkcollective.com. String band, roots.Tickets $30, free for 12 and younger.

ADAM BAUER, 7 p.m. Oct. 21, Jackson Wellsprings,, 2253 Highway 99 N, Ashland, 541-482-3776, jacksonwellsprings.com. Sacred chant, with Stephen Ross and Matt Pszonak, and Jordan Loder opening. Tickets i$35, $40, $45.

VIENNA BOYS CHOIR, 3 p.m. Oct. 22, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. World-famous choir performs a variety of music. Tickets $33, $35, $38.

STRAIGHT NO CHASER, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Male a cappella group. Tickets $64, $67, $70.

BALKAN BUMP, 9 p.m. Oct. 27, Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, livveatthearmory.com. Trumpet player is joined by Yak Attack and Mah Ze Tar, for ages 21 and older. Tickets $25 advance, $30 door.


Northern California

JARABE MEXICANO "FIESTA EN FAMILIA," 7 p.m. Oct. 6, Elk Valley Casino, 2021 Elk Ranch Road, Crescent City, Calif., dnaca.net. Mexican folk, rock, Tex-Mex, Latin rock. $20 general, $18 seniors, $15 students. See website for five-concert season tickets.


ON STAGE

Josephine County

"MY TRAITOR," 7 p.m. Thursday and Fridays, 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Oct. 12-22, Rogue Auditorium, Rogue Community College, 3345 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, clarionor.org. Original Cold War-era music by Ariel Kostrna about a small Ukrainian town fighting against Russian religious oppression in the 1960s. Tickets $16-$20; Oct. 19 is pay-what-you-can night.

"DRACULA," 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sundays, Oct. 13-29, and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, barnstormersgp.com. New adaptation of Bram Stoker's classic tale of suspense and seduction. Tickets $20; Oct. 19 is pay-what-you-can night; Oct. 12 preview is $5.

"ROMANCING THE WEST," 5 p.m. Oct. 15, Cougar Mountain Ranch, Kubli Road, Applegate, 541-292-7829. Western music by Dave Stamey, five-course pot roast dinner, followed by historical documentary concert of music, poetry, images. Tickets $49 per person.

OLD TIME RADIO PLAYERS, 7 p.m. Oct. 27, 2 p.m. Oct. 28-29, Toyota Building, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-659-7723. Vintage radio skits, "Mystery in the Air from "1947 and Peter Lorre's "The Lodger," plus musical entertainment. Tickets $13 with advance reservations, $15 at the door, cash only, $12 each for groups of eight or more with reservations.


Jackson County

COMEDY OPEN MIC, 7-9:30 p.m. Thursdays, Ghostlight Playhouse, 115 E. Main St., Medford, 541-690-8810, ghostlightplayhouse.com. Open to ages 21 and older, followed by karaoke; sign up between 7-8 p.m. No cover.

"CABARET," 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Sept. 20-Oct. 15, Camelot Theatre, 101 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-5250. Pairs of lovers explore their relationships as the Nazis' rise to power in 1929 Berlin. Tickets $33-$38.

COMEDY ON THE ROGUE, 5:30 p.m. Sept. 30, Belushi's Farm, Eagle Point, comedyontherogue.com. Comedians Jim Belushi, Megan Grano, Larry Joe Campbell, Joshua Funk and Tony Gonzalez, with blues music by The Belu Crew, plus dinner, raise money for the Butte Creek Mill Foundation's restoration work on the historic mill. Tickets $250, $350, $500, $750, $1,000.

"CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION," 1 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays, through Oct. 1, Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland, roguetheatercompany.com. Adult amateurs in a drama class learn more than just acting. Tickets $35 general, $45 for Sept. 14 benefit for Planned Parenthood SW Oregon; talkbacks with actors and director Sept. 21, Sept. 28; Wine Wednesday, with wine specials Sept. 27.

"JEKYLL & HYDE," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 1:30 p.m. Sundays, Oct. 5-29, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055, ctpmedford.org. The story of a man who creates a monster within himself. Tickets $35 adults, $28 seniors and students.

A NIGHT OF RITUAL THEATRE, 7 p.m. Oct. 6, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N, Ashland, 541-482-3776, jacksonwellsprings.com. Music by Drumspyder and stories of Celtic mythos told through dance. Tickets $20 advance, $25 door.

THE HAMAZONS: — SCIENCE FICTION: THE B MOVIES, 8 p.m. Oct. 6-7, 3 p. Oct. 8, Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland, hamazons.com. Full-length improvised comedy inspired by science fiction of the 1950s. Tickets $15 advance, $18 door.

"SHREK — BEHIND THE MUSIC SHOWCASE," 6:45 p.m. Oct. 9, Tinseltown Theatre, 651 Medford Center, Medford,, ctpmedford.org. Film gives an inside look into the songs, composers and soundtrack oft he film, followed by a Q&A. Tickets $25.

"TWELFTH NIGHT," various dates through Oct. 13, Allen Elizabethan Theatre, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland, 800-219-8161, osfashland.org. Shakespeare's tale of unrequited love. Tickets $35-$75.

"THE THREE MUSKETEERS," various dates through Oct. 14, Allen Elizabethan Theatre, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland, 800-219-8161, osfashland.org. A contemporary telling of a classic adventure story of loyalty and honor. Tickets $35-$75.

"WELCOME TO THE CIRCUS — FEATURING THE DOLL PACK," 7 p.m. Oct. 14, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Circus-themed burlesque show for ages 18 and older. Tickets $30 advance, $35 door.

"RENT," 8 p.m. various dates through Oct. 14, Angus Bowmer Theatre, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland, 800-219-8161, osfashland.org. Musical about a group of young artists fighting for justice and visibility, creating bonds of friendship and family during the AIDS crisis. Tickets $35-$75.

"ROMEO AND JULIET," 8 p.m. various dates through Oct. 15, Angus Bowmer Theatre, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland, 800-219-8161, osfashland.org. Contemporary production of star-crossed lovers from two different families and backgrounds who sacrifice all to be together. Tickets $35-$75.

"WHERE WE BELONG," through Oct. 15, Thomas Theatre, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland, 800-219-8161, osfashland.org. A Native theater-maker in England grapples with the question of what it means to remain or leave, what it means to belong in an increasingly globalized world. Tickets $35-$75; free tickets available to members of the Indigenous community.

ASHLAND NEW PLAYS FESTIVAL FALL FESTIVAL, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19, 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20-21, 1:30 p.m. Oct. 22, SOU Main Stage Theatre, 405 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-488-7995, ashlandnewplays.org. Readings of three new plays, "Ashland," "Lyons Pride" and "A Long Time Coming," each offered once as a matinee and once as an evening performance. Tickets $15-$25 per show, $65 for a festival pass with access to three shows.

"POIROT: THE MURDER OF ROGER ACKROYD," 8 p.m., Thursdays Fridays, Mondays and select Wednesdays, 1 and 8 p.m. Saturdays,1 p.m. Sundays, through Nov. 5, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, oregoncabaret.com. A new stage adaptation of an Agatha Christie mystery. Tickets $29, $39, $43.


Douglas County

"EINSTEIN: IMAGINATION IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN KNOWLEDGE," 7 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through Sept. 24, UACT Theatre, 1614 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-673-2125, uact-theatre.com. An intimate look at Einstein's life, as a scientist and as a man. Tickets $17 adults, $12 ages 12 and younger.


CHILD'S PLAY

Josephine County

STORYTIMES, a listing of all area storytimes now can be found on the third weekend of every month in the Daily Courier's Entertainment section.


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. Wednesday through Sunday; admission $10.50-$12.50, $3 every first Sunday. Free online activities also available.

THE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF SOUTHERN OREGON, 413 W. Main St., Medford, 541-772-9922, kid-time.org. Exhibits and activities that encourage play and learning. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sundays Admission $8 adults, $12 children.


ART

Josephine County

BRIDGEVIEW WINERY & VINEYARD, 4210 Holland Loop Road, Cave Junction, 541-592-4688. Acrylic and oil paintings by Brian Davis, through Sept. 25. Artwork by Charles Churchill and Miri Admoni, Sept. 30-Nov. 15; reception 4-6 p.m. Sept. 30.

GALLERY ONE AT THE MUSEUM, 229-A S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1218. Watercolor pantings by Tracy Fredrickson, through Sept. 24, plus work by gallery members, ongoing.

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. "Grayscale in Fiber," fabric sculptures by Sandra Poteet in the main museum gallery, prints by Abigail Merickel, the BLM Artist in Residence, in the New Community Gallery, through Sept. 29.

SOUTHERN OREGON GUILD GALLERY, 24353 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-659-3858. "A Welcoming Light," guild member exhibit, through Oct. 14.


Jackson County

AMERICAN TRAILS, 250 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2553. Arts and crafts of the indigenous peoples of the Americas, ongoing.

ART & SOUL ASHLAND. 247 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-880-4100. "Adventures in Color," paintings celebrating the beauty of nature by Annekarine, through Oct. 1.

ART DU JOUR GALLERY, 213 E. Main St. Medford, 541-770-3190. Landscapes by Janis Ellison, and three-dimensional wall hangings by Nancy Sterling, through September.

ART PRESENCE ART CENTER, 206 Fifth St., Jacksonville, 541-899-3759, art-presence.org. Abstract paintings by Cherri Van Syoc, collage by Char Wirfs and new work by gallery members, through September.

ASHLAND ART WORKS, 291 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-4735. Vessels by Amy Baumgart and photography by David Leibowitz, through Sept. 30.

BERRYMAN GALLERY, at the Craterian theater, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-772-8118. "A Retrospective," illustrations by Paula Fong, through Nov. 8.

BLOOMSBURY BLENDS CAFE, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-0608. Low brow, street art, pop culture, surrealism by Tarik Ragab, through September.

CENTRAL ART GALLERY, 101 N. Central Ave., Medford, 541-773-1444. "Equal Sides," 8-by-8-inch themed show with more than 80 pieces by more than 40 artists from across the United States, through Oct. 6.

ENCLAVE STUDIOS, 1661 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-301-5738. Work by Gabriel Mark Lipper, Jay Gordon, Nicole Wasgatt, and Corey Kahn, ongoing.

GYPSY ROAD STUDIO, 369 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6930. Photography by Jennifer Joy, through Sept. 30.

HANSON HOWARD GALLERY, 89 Oak St. Ashland, 541-488-2562. Narrative vignettes using found photographs and drawings by Robert Koch and large-scale ceramic sculptures by P. Dews, through Oct. 3.

HOUSTON'S CUSTOM FRAMING AND FINE ART, 280 E. Hersey St., Ashland, 541-482-1983. Work by gallery artists, ongoing.

KS WILD, 562 A St., Ashland, 541-488-5789. "Ordinary Magic," animal and landscape paintings by the late Judy Weiner, through Sept. 30, with a silent auction of her work to benefit KS Wild.

THE MINERS' BAZAAR, 235E. California St., Jacksonville, 541-702-2380. "Listening Paintings" by Allen Smith, through Oct. 1; reception 4-6 p.m. Oct. 1.

ROGUE GALLERY, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, 541-772-8118."Big Girls in Rogue," figurative works by M.V. Moran, through Sept. 22; "Downtown," paintings of Medford by Desmond Serratore and Jean Mailander, through Oct, 13; new work by gallery members, through Dec. 21.

SCHNEIDER MUSEUM OF ART, 555 Indiana St., Ashland, 541-552-6245, sma.sou.edu. "Intuitive Nature: Geometric Roots & Organic Foundations," abstract, contemporary paintings and sculpture by eight artists, Oct. 6-Dec. 9; reception 5-7 p.m. Oct. 5.

SISKIYOU GALLERY HOUSE, 2475 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 231-499-4274. Watercolors by Douglas Racich, acrylics by Moira Racich, hand-painted silk by Joy Light, pen and ink illustrations by Jimmy Linenberger, hand-beaded earrings by Hannah B, ongoing.

STUDIO 151, 151 Pioneer St., Ashland, 541-973-7477. "Ordinary Magic," animal and landscape paintings by the late Judy Weiner, through Sept. 30, with a silent auction of her work to benefit KS Wild.

TALENT HISTORICAL MUSEUM, 105 N. Market St., Talent, 541-512-8838. Almeda Fair exhibit, through Sept. 9.


Douglas County

UMPQUA VALLEY ARTS CENTER, 1624 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-672-2532. Umpqua Plein Air, work by regional arists, through Oct. 27.

THE ART GALLERY AT UCC, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-4692. "Wilds Within," landscape paintings about the experience of inner life in the style of magical realism by Tamara English and Kendra Larson, Sept. 25-Oct. 25.


LITERARY

Josephine County

GRANTS PASS BOOK CLUB; ALL THEMES, 2 p.m. Sept. 21, Fruitdale Grange, 1440 Parkdale Drive, Grants Pass, grantspassbookclub.com. Group reads "Fahrenheit 451" by Ray Bradbury.

POETRY IN THE PASTURE, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 22, Plaisance Ranch, 16955 Water Gap Road, Williams, 541-846-7175. Oregon Poet Laureate Anis Mojgani, is joined by musician-writer Nic Jaina, followed by a reading by poetry-lover Dot Fisher-Smith. Free.

BOOKS AND BREW, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 25, mrs.sarah.anne@outlook.com. Book discussion group reads "Sold on a Monday" by Kristan McMorris. Advance sign-up required; contact by email.

AUTHOR INNOVATIVE MARKETING, 1-3 p.m. Oct. 3, Ben Bones Room, Grants Pass branch Josephine Community Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-643-9289, aimforwriters.com. Authors work together to promote their craft, increase public awareness, expand readership, increase sales.

CHRISTIAN WRITERS' SUPPORT GROUP, noon-1:30 p.m. Oct. 10, All the World Christian Center, 237 S.E. G St., Grants Pass, 541-218-5330, 541-479-5948. (use door between the cleaners and the church). Writers share samples of their latest writing. No membership fee, donations welcome.

PARTNERS IN CRIME BOOK CLUB, 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 10, Grants Pass restaurant, picbookclub@gmail.com. Lovers of crime fiction — mystery, suspense, thriller — meet for no-host dinner and discussion. The group next discusses "Secluded Cabin Sleeps Six" by Lisa Unger. Seating is limited, advance registration required. Free.

SECOND FRIDAY POETRY SHARING, 7-9 p.m. Oct. 13, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290, 541-479-4778, gpmuseum.com. Read or listen to poetry. Free, donations welcome.

GRANTS PASS BOOK CLUB; FANTASY/PARANORMAL ROMANCE, 2:15 p.m. Oct. 21, Weekend Beer Company, 1863 N.W. Washington Blvd., Grants Pass, grantspassbookclub.com. Group reads "Serpent Dove" by Shelby Mahurin.

ROGUE WRITERS, 5-7 p.m. every other Thursday, the Boardroom at Taprock Northwest Grill, 971 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-660-6150, cpitts2575@charter.net. Peer writing group, open to all levels. Call for meeting dates. Free.


Jackson County

OPEN CUPBOARDS BOOK SALE, 12:30-3 p.m. Sept. 21, Eagle Point Library, 239 W. Main St., Eagle Point, 541-826-3313, jcls.org. Sale of new and gently used books, CDs and more.

GOLD HILL BOOK CLUB, 3-4 p.m. Sept. 21, Gold Hill Library, 202 Dardanelles St., Gold Hill, 541-855-1994, jcls.org. Book discussion group reads "The Book Woman's Daughter" by Kim Michele Richardson. Free.

AUTHOR TALK — RANDY MARSING, 4-6 p.m. Sept. 21, Eagle Point Library, 239 W. Main St., Eagle Point, 541-826-3313, jcls.org. Local author showcases his first book, "Nicodemus the Fluke Journey." Free.

AUTHOR TALK — HEATHER AMES, 7 p.m. Sept. 25, Bloomsbury Books 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Author of "Tapped By Fate" and "Tread Softly," discusses her Ghost Shop novel series. Free.

NO STRINGS ATTACHED BOOK CLUB, 3-4:30 p.m. Sept. 28, Jacksonville Library, 340 W. C St., Jacksonville, 5410-899-1665. Book discussion group talks about recent reads, old favorites. Free.

POETRY READING — BARRY KRAFT, 7 p.m. Sept. 28, Bloomsbury Books 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Barry Kraft reads the poetry of Charlotte Mew and Louis MacNeice. Free.

AUTHOR TALK — LUCRETIA WEEMS, 1 p.m. Oct. 1, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6980. Author of "This Wild Life: Heroines in the History of Botany, 1650-1850" discusses stories from her book. Free.

BOOKS AT NOON, noon-1 p.m. Oct. 3, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6980. Readers share what they are reading. Free.

EAGLE POINT BOOK CLUB, 12:30-3 p.m. Oct. 3, Eagle Point Library, 239 W. Main St., Eagle Point, 541-826-3313, jcls.org. Book group discusses "What Rose Forgot" by Nevada Barr. Free.

BANNED BOOK CLUB, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Oct. 4, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6996, jcls.org. Book discussion group reads "The Complete Maus: A Survivor's Tale" by Art Spiegelman. Free.

NEW AGE NONFICTION BOOK CLUB, 6-7 p.m. Oct. 5, Gold Hill Library, 202 Dardanelles St., Gold Hill, 541-855-1994, jcls.org. Book discussion group reads The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success" by Deepak Chopra. Free.

LIT LOVERS BOOK CLUB, 3-5 p.m. Oct. 6, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6996, jcls.org. Book discussion group reads "In the time of Butterflies" by Julia Alvarez. Free.

MEDFORD BOOK CHAT, 5-6 p.m. Oct. 10, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., and online, through Jackson County Library Services, 541-774-6996, jcls.org. Book discussion group. Free.

ROMANCE READERS BOOK CLUB, 3-4 p.m. Oct. 12, Gold Hill Library, 202 Dardanelles St., Gold Hill, 541-855-1994, jcls.org. Book discussion groups reads "Angelica Frankenstein Makes Her Match" by Sally Thorne. Free.

GOLD HILL BOOK CLUB, 3-4 p.m. Oct. 19, Gold Hill Library, 202 Dardanelles St., Gold Hill, 541-855-1994, jcls.org. Book discussion group reads "The Last Days of Ptolmy Grey" by Walter Mosley. Free.


FAIRS/FESTS

Jackson County

TALENT HARVEST FESTIVAL, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 7, downtown Talent, 541-535-1566. Vendors, artisans, crafters, growers (East Main St.), children's activities (Library Commons park), live music (Wagner Plaza), fun run (7 a.m. at City Hall). Free admission.


MISCELLANY

Josephine County

DANCES, a listing of all area dances now can be found on the first weekend of every month in the Daily Courier's Entertainment section.

GAMES, a listing of all area game groups now can be found on the second weekend of every month in the Daily Courier's Entertainment section.

GRANTS PASS DRIVE-IN, 8 p.m. Sept. 22, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, gpdrivein.com. Showing of "The Blues Brothers." Gates open at 7:30 p.m. with an arcade and snack bar. Admission $10 per person, $20 per family, $15 for classic cars.

VISTA 222 HOEDOWN, 6-10 p.m. Sept. 23, Vista 222, 222 Missouri Flat Road, Grants Pass, vista222.com. Live music with James Ray Gang, family-friendly games, food truck. Tickets $15 adults, free for youth 14 and younger with a paid adult.

HORSE RACING — FALL MEET, 1 p.m. Sundays, 5 p.m. Mondays, through Sept. 25, 4 p.m. Sundays, 5 p.m. Mondays, Oct. 1-9, Grants Pass Downs, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, racingontherogue.org. Admission $4, free for 12 and younger.

REX ON THE ROGUE, 1 p.m. Sept. 24, Grants Passs Downs, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-226-4952. Runners in T-Rex costumes run to raise money for Kaden's Kids, which helps families of children with cancer defray costs of travel and lodging for medical treatment outside of Josephine County. $5, free for 12 and younger.

FASHION SHOW & DINNER FUNDRAISER, 4:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 30, Grants Pass Golf Club, 230 Espy Road, Grants Pass, jococonstitutionscholarship@gmail.com. Clothing and accessories from five privately owned boutiques in Grants Pass, with prime rib or salmon dinner and no-host bar. Tickets $65, reservations required by Sept, 25. Event raises money for Josephine County Republican Women US Constitution essay contest winners.

COLLECTORS WEST GUN SHOW, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 30, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 1, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 1-800-659-3440. Deals show and sell firearms, ammunition, accessories. Admission $8.

HUGO LADIES CLUB QUILT SHOW, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 6-7, Hugo Ladies Club, 6050 Hugo Road, Hugo, 541-955-4931. Quilt displays, silent auction of small quilts, quilt raffle, vendors, crafts sale, door prizes, basket raffle. Free admission.

SOUTHERN OREGON FLEA MARKET, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 7, Commercial Building, Josephine County Fairgrounds, 1451 Fairgrounds Road, Grants Pass, 541-295-5986. More than 100 tables of items for sale. Admission $1, free for 12 and younger.

WILLIAMS LIBRARY BRANCH GRAND OPENING, 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 7, Williams branch library, 158 Tetherow Road, Williams, 541-476-0571, 541-846-7020. Speakers, photo and ribbon cutting, tours of library and grounds. Free.

EMPTY BOWLS, 6 p.m. Oct. 9, Parkway Christian Center, 229 N.E. Beacon Drive, Grants Pass, 541-476-2373, optionasonline.org. Soup and bread supper, with handmade ceramic bowl to take home, plus silent auction of handmade pottery and other works of art. Tickets $30 advance, $35 door; proceeds help reduce hunger in the community,

GATEWAY AUCTION, 4-8 p.m. Oct. 14, Siskiyou Field Institute, 1241 Illinois River Road, Selma, 541-592-4444. Auction of painted and decorated gates done by local artists, music by Tim Wallace and Michelle LeComte, food and beverages for sale. Tickets $10 advance at brownpapertickets.com, $15 door; proceeds benefit Learning Through Art in public schools.

INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL, 7-9 p.m. Oct. 28, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Screening of animated films from around the world. $10.

SUNDAY AFTERNOON IN THE MUSEUM WITH ARTISTS, 2 p.m. Oct. 29, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Showing of "The Curious World of Hieronymus Bosch." $5.


Jackson County

CENTRAL POINT ARTISAN CORRIDOR BLOCK PARTY, 2-5:30 p.m. Sept. 22, Rogue Creamery Cheese Shop, 311 N. Front St., Central Point, 541-200-2353. Food and drink pairings, food trucks, live music, raffles. Tickets $6.

ROLLER DERBY, 6 p.m. Sept. 23, Medford Armory, 1701 S. Pacific Highway, Medford, soderby.org. Local roller derby group, SO Derby, takes on Storm City Roller Derby for last match of the year. Tickets $12 advance, $15 door, $12 military, seniors, students, free for ages 10 and younger.

MEDFORD RAILROAD PARK, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 24, Oct. 8, Oct. 22, Table Rock Road and Berrydale Avenue, Medford. Ride diesel trains and a motor car, see unique model railway layouts, earn about local railroad history, tour historical railroad equipment, with food for purchase. Admission is free, donations appreciated.

PIRATES, MERMAIDS & SIRENS AFTER DARK, 7-10 p.m. Sept. 29, ScienceWorks Museum, 1500 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6767. Burlesque show, DJ music, pirate treasure hunt, mermaid crafts, games for ages 21 and older. Tickets $40 advance, $50 door; costumes encouraged.

ROGUE VALLEY VETERUN FUN RUN & WALK, 9 a.m. Sept. 30, Bear Creek Park, 530 Highland Drive, Medford, roguevalleyveterun.org. A 5k run and walk to benefit Mighty Oaks Foundation and Operation Rambo, which benefit veterans. Cost is $25 per runner, free for children under 12.

GREATER MEDFORD MULTICULTURAL FAIR, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 30, Pear Blossom Park, 312 E. Fourth St., Medford. Food vendors, kids' activities, community group booths, live music, intergenerational tile art project. Free admission.

BATTLE OF THE FOOD TRUCKS, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 30, Robert Pfaff Park, 635 Manzanita St., Central Point, 541-664-3321. Have lunch and vote for your favorite.

PIRATES KID DISCO CAMP, noon-3 p.m. Sept. 30, ScienceWorks Museum, 1500 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6767. Family dance party with pirate treasure hunt, mermaid crafts, sea shanty sing-along,

HISTORY PROGRAM, noon Oct. 4, Medford Library, 203 S. Central Ave., Medford; noon Oct. 11, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6980, jcls.org. "The Tumultuous Jackson County Rebellion," the 10th program in a monthly, year-long "Windows in time" history lecture series. Free.

SO PRIDE WEEKEND, Oct. 5-7, Ashland, sopride.org. Pride bingo kick-off, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 5, Paschal Winery; Pride Parade, 11 a.m. Oct. 7, downtown Ashland; Pride Island, with vendors, food trucks, DJ, noon-3 p.m., Lithia Park Bandshell. Free admission.

HAUNTED HISTORY WALKING TOURS, 6, 6:15, 6:30 and 6:45 p.m. Oct. 13-14, downtown Jacksonville, 541-245-3650, historicjacksonville.org. One-hour guided tour of the town's ghostly past. Tickets $10, reservations required.

SOUTHERN OREGON FLEA MARKET, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 22, Jackson County Expo, Central Point, 541-295-5986. More than 100 tables of items for sale. Admission $1, free for 12 and younger.


Douglas County

SWAP MEET AND FALL FLING CAR SHOW 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Sept. 23, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 24, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 541-951-7846. Car swap meet on Saturday, car show on Sunday. Admission $5 per day.

DAHLIA SHOW, noon-5 p.m. Sept. 23, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 24, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 541-672-7352. Flowers, flowers and more flowers. Admission free.


CASINOS

Douglas County

SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. Bump in the Road, Sept. 21-23; Toyz, Sept. 27-30; DJ Trivia, Sundays in September; Thunder From Down Under, Oct. 7; Sir Mix-a-Lot, Oct. 21; Halloween Spooktacular, Oct. 28; Rocky Horror Picture Show, Nov. 11; 24K Gold New Year's Eve Party, Dec. 31; lounge entertainment, ongoing.


Portland area

SPIRIT MOUNTAIN CASINO, Grand Ronde, 800-760-7977. La Original Banda El Limon, Oct. 20; David Spade, Nov. 3.


Oregon coast

CHINOOK WINDS CASINO, Lincoln City, 888-244-6665. King of the Cage Oceanside, Sept. 30; Comedy on the Coast, Oct. 20-21; Gary Levoc of Rascal Flatts, Oct. 21; Tesla, Nov. 3-4; Comedy on the Coast, Nov. 17-18; DJ dance music, Fridays and Saturdays, ongoing; Latin Nights DJ, Sundays, ongoing.

THE MILL CASINO, North Bend, 800-953-4800.

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

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


Northern California

ELK VALLEY CASINO, 2021 Elk Ranch Road, Crescent City, Calif., 707-464-1020. Steve Nelson, Sept. 22-23; lounge entertainment, Fridays and Saturdays, ongoing.

LUCKY 7 CASINO, 350 N. Indian Road, Smith River, Calif., 707-487-7777.

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


Entertainment guide

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