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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. March 3-4, Ripple Effect, rock, 9 p.m.- 1 a.m., Wednesdays, karaoke, 8 p.m.-2 a.m. No cover.

• BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. March 3, Matt Combe, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

• CEDARWOOD SALOON, 1345 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-6160. March 3-4, live music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Thursdays, open jam with AJ, 7-11 p.m. No cover.

• COCINA 7 TAQUERIA, 132 Blodgett Road, Williams, 541-846-6666. Thursdays, open mic, 7 p.m. No cover.

• THE G SPOT, 24099 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-592-5220. Thursdays, open mic, 7-10 p.m.; Wednesdays, karaoke with Jammer Dave, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

• G STREET BAR AND GRILL, 125 S.E. G St., Grants Pass, 541-956-5427. March 3, Jive Coulis, rock; March 4, The Lucky Losers and Ben Rice, blues. Music is 8 p.m.-midnight, no cover.

• THE HAUL, 121 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4991. March 3, 100 Watt Mind, rock, 9 p.m.-midnight; March 12, Spanish Tapas Prix Fixe Dinner, 6 p.m., $30, reservations required. No cover, unless otherwise noted.

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• HERB'S LA CASITA, 515 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-476-1668. Fridays and Saturdays, Sights and Sounds DJ, modern dance music, in the Vault, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; daily, karaoke in Shenanigans, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., no cover.

• HEROES AMERICAN CAFE, Grants Pass Shopping Center, 943 S.W. D St., Grants Pass, 541-291-9295. Wednesdays, Steve Keim, acoustic eclectic folk, folk rock, rock, 5-7 p.m. No cover.

• JD'S SPORTS BAR AND BREWERY, 690 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-471-0383. March 3-4, live music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

• THE LAUGHING CLAM, 121 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1110. March 3, Donna Beaudin and The Fringe, rock, blues, 7-10 p.m.; March 4, Cover 3, acoustic covers and originals, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

• MCGREW'S, 33105 Redwood Highway, O'Brien, 541-596-2202. March 3, Willie & The Poor Boys, rockgrass, 9 p.m.-midnight, $5.

• MUG SHOTS, 145 N.E. Mill St., Grants Pass, 541-479-6212. Fridays, karaoke, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. 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.

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

• ROGUE ROASTERS, 610 S.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-476-6134. March 3, Ramblin' Rachel with Treetop & Thistle, acoustic, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

• THE SOUND LOUNGE, 225 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-479-0712. March 3, Parole Denied, Doves & Vultures, 9 p.m.-midnight; March 4, Refresh, DJ crew, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; March 1, open mic with Frankie Hernandez, 8 p.m.-midnight.

• SPEAKEASY TAPROOM & WINE BAR, 208 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-450-4248. March 3, Mike Brons, acoustic guitar and vocals, 8-11 p.m.; March 4, Gary Margason, acoustic guitar and vocals, 8-11 p.m.; Tuesdays, salsa dancing, lesson 8:30 p.m., $5, open dance 9:30 p.m., free; Wednesdays, Pints and Paints 6:30 p.m., $40-$45, call to confirm. No cover, unless noted.

• TAYLOR'S COUNTRY STORE, 202 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-5358. March 3, Michael Cruz, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

• WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. March 4, Tim Mitchell, acoustic light rock, 6-9 p.m.; Wednesdays, open mic, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

• WILD RIVER PUB, 533 N.E. F St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4456. March 10-11, Comedy Night, with Cash Levy, hosted by Kris Vandehey, 8 p.m., $7 advance, $10 door; March 16, acoustic jam, 6-9 p.m.; Tuesdays, Mike Brons, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

Jackson County

• APPLEGATE RIVER LODGE, 15100 Highway 238, Applegate, 541-761-9353, www.liveatthegate.com. March 6-7, California Honeydrops, R&B, funk, soul, $27 advance, $30 door; March 15, Quick & Easy Boys, rock trio, Yak Attack, electronica, $17 advance, $20 door; March 18, Polyrhythmics, funk, $17 advance, $20 door; March 23, Lyrics Born, punk rap, $25 advance, $30 door; March 29, Grant Farm Band, American roots, with Horseshoes and Hand Grenades, acoustic Americana, $17 advance, $20 door; April 3, The Werks, psychedelic rock, and Brothers Gow, funk-rock improv, $12 advance, $15 door; April 18-19, Melvin Seals and JGB, jam band, $25 advance, $30 door; April 30, Hot Buttered Rum, West Coast bluegrass, $17 advance, $20 door. Doors open at 8 p.m., music at 9 p.m., unless otherwise noted; tickets at the door or online.

• BAMBOO ROOM AT KING WAH'S, 1182 Court St., Medford, 541-772-1820. March 7, Vampirates, 9:45 p.m.; March 8, Jonathan Warren and The Billy Goats, 9:45 p.m.-2 a.m.; March 9, Noikola Whallon, 9:30 p.m. Cover.

• BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. March 2, The Brothers Reed, acoustic folk pop duo, 7-10 p.m.; March 3-4, Flat 5 Flim Flam, swing, 8-11 p.m; March 9, David Pinsky and Broadway Phil Newton, acoustic blues, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

• BLACK SHEEP PUB AND RESTAURANT, 51 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6414. March 3 Curtain Climbers Aerial Dance Company, 9-11 p.m., $3; Sundays, Celtic music jam, 2-5 p.m., no cover.

• BOOMTOWN SALOON, 105 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-702-2252. March 4, Hog Wild, rock, 8:30 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

• BRICKROOM, 35 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6030. March 3, Slow Corpse, indie rock, with The Juniper Berries, 9 p.m., $10; March 5, Bradford Loomis, acoustic singer-songwriter, 7 p.m., no cover; March 17, The Cave Singers, rock, alternative, 9 p.m., $10.

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

• CATTLEMEN'S, 108 Depot St., Rogue River, 541-582-1631. March 3, DJ Grene, dance music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; March 11, Save the Boobies Green Beer Poker Walk, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., $25-$35 per hand, $10 for extra hands, includes corned beef and cabbage meal, live and silent auctions, 50/50 raffles, music (4 p.m.-midnight) by The Holcome Brothers, The Delineators and Willie and the Poor Boys, benefits Connie Fiske Memorial Foundation; Tuesdays and Thursdays, karaoke, 8 p.m., no cover.

• CHADWICKS PUB AND SPORTS BAR, 2300 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-770-1234. March 3-4, Comedy Night with opener Scott May and headliner Darryl Rhoades, 9-10:30 p.m., $10, karaoke after comedy.

• GRANITE TAPHOUSE, 23 S. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-5055. Saturdays, DJ dance music, 10:30 p.m.-2 a.m.

• GRAPE STREET BAR & GRILL, 31 S. Grape St., Medford, 541-500-8881. March 3, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop duo, 8-11 p.m.; March 4, Jive Coulis, rock, 9 p.m.-midnight; March 14, Ashland Blues Society Jam with The Peter Cipes Band, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; March 22, Southern Oregon Jazz Orchestra, big band, swing, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

• HABANEROS, 142 N. Front St., Medford, 541-779-9770. March 3, Beau Berry Band, rock. blues, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; March 4, DJ Coco, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. No cover.

• THE HOMESTEAD PUB , 119 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-299-0644. March 4, Jim Lesher and Western Express, country, classic rock, 9 p.m.-1 a,.m. No cover.

• HOWIE'S ON FRONT, 16 N. Front St., Medford, 541-773-5767. March 3, Beyond the Tide, with guests, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; March 4, Gaibe Carroll Band, R&B and soul, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; March 10, Buck Johnson Band, keyboardist for Aerosmith, rock, with The Legendary Good Times opening, 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.

• J'VILLE TAVERN, 125 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1170. March 3, Cherry & The Lowboys, bluesabilly, 9 p.m.-midnight; Tuesdays, open mic, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

• JEFFERSON SPIRITS, 404 E. Main St., Medford, 541-622-8190. Sundays, open mic with The Robbie DaCosta Trio, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

• JOHNNY B'S ROCKIN' DINER, 120 E. Sixth St., Medford, 541-773-1900. March 3, Within Sight, Fallen Theory, Proclaimer, hard rock; March 11, Metal Meltdown, with Shanoa, Grit, The Dead Horizon, Vomitface. Shows at 9 p.m. Cover charges vary.

• LA BAGUETTE MUSIC CAFE, 340 A St., Ashland, 541-482-0855. March 4, Tatiana, classical piano, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. No cover.

• THE LITTLE BROWN JUG, 104 S. Pacific Highway, Talent, 541-535-3447. March 4, The Rogue Suspects, rock, funk, blues, 6-9 p.m., $10. karaoke follows; Fridays and Saturdays, karaoke, 9 p.m. No cover.

• MORRTON'S, 980 Phoenix Road, Medford, 541-772-3154. March 3, Mercy Duo, blues, light rock, soul 8-10 p.m. No cover, all ages.

• OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. March 2, John Johns, 8 p.m.-midnight; March 3, Dos Tacos, alt rock, easy listening, 9 p.m.-midnight; March 4, DiTrani Brothers, 9-11 p.m.; March 7, Jonathan Warren and the Billy Goats, 8-11 p.m.; March 8, Check-lint Apparition, 8-10 p.m; Sundays, Dan Engle and Friends, 6-9 p.m.; Mondays, open mic, 9-11 p.m. No cover.

• PIER 21, 841 Stewart Ave., Medford, 541-776-3263. March 3-4, Blowin' Smoke, modern country, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Thursdays, karaoke, 9 p.m. No cover.

• ROCKY TONK SALOON & GRILL, 333 E. Main St., Medford, 541-973-2887. March 3-4, DJ dance music, 8:30 p.m.-midnight, cover; Tuesdays and Fridays, free line dance lessons, 7-9 p.m.; Thursdays, open mic, 8 p.m., no cover.

• SMITHFIELDS PUB & PIES, 23 S. Second St., Ashland, 541-482-7437. March 3, Craig Wright and Friends, rockabilly, blues, rock, 9-11:30 p.m.; Mondays, Robbie DaCosta, blues, rockabilly, 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. March 12, Swift Pony, folk, Americana, 3-5 p.m. No cover.

• THE TALENT CLUB, 114 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-2721. March 3, Trio Subtronic, funk groove from Portland, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; March 5, Hoopty, instrumental jazz funk, with Jupiter's Beard, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; March 7, Matterhorn, avant-garde jazz rock, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

• TOUVELLE LODGE, 9367 Table Rock Road, Central Point, 541-826-4855. March 5, Total Strangers, rock, 2-6 p.m. No cover.

• THE WILD GOOSE CAFE & BAR, 2365 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-488-4103. Fridays and Saturdays, karaoke, 8-11 p.m.; Sundays, Jim Quinby, 6-8 p.m., Little Thom's Open Mike, hosted by Dave Hampton, 8:30-11:30 p.m. No cover.

Wineries

Josephine County

• SCHMIDT FAMILY VINEYARDS, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9985. March 3, Ellipse, adult contemporary rock duo, 5-8 p.m. No cover.

Jackson County

• AGATE RIDGE WINERY, 1098 Nick Young Road, Eagle Point, 541-830-3050. March 4, wine tasting to benefit Court Appointed Special Advocates, noon-5 p.m.

• BELLE FIORE WINERY, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland, 541-552-4900. March 2, Ed Dunsavage Trio, jazz; March 3, Savanna, country, western, folk-rock; March 4, Rod Petrone, jazz guitar; March 5, Christopher, acoustic guitar and vocals, noon-2 p.m.; March 5, High Tea and white wine, 3-5:30 p.m., $35; Craig Wright Band, Oregon rock, 5-7 p.m.; March 8, Ed Dunsavage, jazz guitar; March 9, Jef Ramsey Duo, bluegrass, Cajun, country. Music is 6-8 p.m., unless otherwise noted. No cover.

• CAPRICE VINEYARDS, 1320 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-482-3798. Alpaca fiber wet felting hat class, March 11 and 18; April 8, 15, 22; May 13 and 20, 1 p.m., $75-$85, advance reservations.

• DANA CAMPBELL VINEYARDS, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point, 541-499-0449. March 19, Trivia, 3-5 p.m.

• LEDGER DAVID CELLARS, 245 N. Front St., Central Point, 541-664-2218. March 18, Not Too Shabby, 1-3 p.m. No cover.

• PASCHAL WINERY, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-535-7957. March 11, Band du Pays, free swing dance lesson 7 p.m., swing music 7:30-09:30 p.m., $10.

• ROXY ANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. March 3, Frankie Hernandez Band, reggae, funk, soul, 6-8 p.m., $5-$7; March 8, Mark Hill and Friends, country, 5:30-7:30 p.m., no cover.

• SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. March 3, Mysha Caruso, acoustic guitar and vocals; March 4, March 8, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals. Music is 6-8 p.m., no cover.

Music

Josephine County

• PUNK ROCK CONCERT, 6-10 p.m. March 3, Eaden Ballroom, w244 S.W. K St., Grants Pass. Music by Something More, pop punk from Maryland; Chris Swartz, acoustic pop punk from Maryland; Cathedral Hills, metalcore from Medford; Impulse Control, alt pop punk from Ashland. Suggested $6 donation.

• LYDIA PENSE AND COLD BLOOD, 8 p.m. March 3, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, www,roguetheatre.com. R&B and blues, with Tommy Castro and The Painkillers, for ages 21 and older; $33 general, $38 and $43 reserved.

• THE EVERLY BROTHERS EXPERIENCE, 8 p.m. March 4, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, www,roguetheatre.com. Dylan and Zachary Zmed recreate the music of Don and Phil Everly, for ages 21 and older. Tickets $20, general admission.

• COMMUNITY MUSIC NIGHT, 6-9 p.m. March 5, March 19, Bridgeview Community Church, 5181 Holland Loop Road, Cave Junction, 541-592-3923. Acoustic music jam. Free.

• IAN ETHAN CASE, 7:30 p.m. March 7, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557. Multi-instrumental, 18-string loop master, from Boston. Tickets $15.

• ROCK CONCERT, 6-10 p.m. March 9, Eaden Ballroom, 244 S.W. K St., Grants Pass. Music by Tigerwine, from Colorado Springs, Colo., Dead Set, from Colorado, Hostages, from Eugene. Suggested $7 donation.

• ACOUSTIC JAM, 6-9 p.m. March 16, 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.

• YONDER MOUNTAIN STRING BAND, 8 p.m. March 26, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, www,roguetheatre.com. Progressive bluegrass, for ages 21 and older; $25.

Jackson County

• ENSO STRING QUARTET, 7:30 p.m. March 3, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6154, chambermusicconcerts.org. Groups performs music of Hugo Wolf, Giacomo Puccini, Ginastera, Ravel. $33 and $38, $5 for students and Oregon Trail Card holders.

• NEF THE PHARAOH, RAE ROCK AND VON VATTON, 8 p.m. March 3, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, www.liveatthearmory.com. Rap, hip hop, with Peacoat Gang, Dane Oseven and others, for 16 and over. $17.50 advance, $20 door; sold at The Music Coop and online.

• OREGON OLD TIME FIDDLERS, 1-3 p.m. March 4, Eagle Point Grange, 5 S. Shasta Ave., Eagle Point, 541-488-3593. Acoustic music jam for all ages. Admission by donation.

• JEFFERSON BAROQUE ORCHESTRA, 3 p.m. March 5, First Congregational Church, 717 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-683-6648. Ballads and dances showcasing citterns and bandoras. lute and recorders. $15 general, $10 seniors, $5 students.

• ORGAN AND TRUMPET RECITAL, 3 p.m. March 5, First Presbyterian Church, Eighth and Holly streets, Medford, 541-482-3075. Robert Train Adams and Phil Sullivan perform a variety of music. Free, donations accepted.

• ADRIAN LEGG, 7 p.m. March 5, Hilltop Music Shop, 205 N. Phoenix Road, Phoenix, 541-488-3869, www.siskiyoumusicproject.com. Solo fingerstyle guitarist. $25 general, $20 members, $10 students.

• SICK PUPPIES, 8 p.m. March 6, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, www.liveatthearmory.com. Hard rock, with local opener and Devour the Day, for 21 and over. $20 advance, $25 door; sold at The Music Coop and online.

• "SPRING AWAKENING," 8 p.m. March 9-10, 2 and 8 p.m. March 11, 2 p.m. March 12, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-8196. Concert version of Tony Award-winning musical about a 19th-century youthful passion tragically stifled by adult oppression, set to a folk-rock score. $18-$21.

• LYLE LOVETT AND JOHN HIATT, 7:30 p.m. March 10, Craterian Theater, Medford, 541-708-6400, craterian.org. Singer-songwriters join forces for an intimate show. $72, $75, $78.

• WOMEN AND THEIR INSTRUMENTS OF LOVE & WISDOM, 5 p.m. March 11, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 North, Ashland, 541-482-3776. Intentional, transformational performance for women. Donation.

• FESTIVAL OF CHOIRS, 7 p.m. March 11, Craterian Theater, Medford, 541-708-6400, craterian.org. Five choruses present a variety of chorale music, with soloists and chamber orchestra. $10-$20 general, $5 students.

• ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONIC BAND, 3 p.m. March 12, Central Medford High School, 815 S, Oakdale Ave., Medford, 541-227-3787, roguevalleysymphonicband.org. "Stormy Weather" program features works that approach the concert of "storm" from a variety of perspectives. $12 adults, $10 seniors, $8 students, $20 family.

• LETTUCE, 9 p.m. March 14, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, www.liveatthearmory.com. Classic funk with hip hop and jazz influences. $30 advance, $35 door; sold at The Music Coop and online.

• BOB HAWORTH, noon-1:30 p.m. March 15, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford; 541-774-8679. Songs of the sea, with stories, photos, videos. Free.

• NEW WEST GUITAR GROUP, 7 p.m. March 16, Paschal Winery, 1122 suncrest Road, Phoenix, 541-488-3869, www.siskiyoumusicproject.com. Trio plays covers, standards, originals on acoustic and electric guitars. $25 general, $20 members, $10 students.

• SOU WIND ENSEMBLE, 7:30 p.m. March 16, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348. $10 general, $5 seniors, free to SOU students, faculty and staff.

• SASHA "BUTTERFLY" ROSE, 8 p.m. March 16, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 North, Ashland, 541-482-3776. Canadian singer-songwriter. $10 advance, $15 door.

• JEFFERSON STATE CHORAL COALITION, 3 and 7:30 p.m. March 18, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-488-5637. A cappella program. $15 adults, $5 students; tickets at Paddington Station and the door.

• THE QUEBE SISTERS, 7:30 p.m. March 19, Craterian Theater, Medford, 541-708-6400, craterian.org. Sibling trio blends Texas-style fiddling with bluegrass, vintage country, jazz, swing, $18.

• LAUREN PELON, 2-3 p.m. March 26, Jacksonville Library, 340 W. C St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1665. Musician traces the roots of music through time and cultures, performing on 25 different instruments. Free.

• SOUTHERN OREGON JAZZ ORCHESTRA, 8-10 p.m. April 5, Eagles Lodge, 2000 Table Rock Road, Medford, sojazzorchestra.com. Sixteen-piece big band. Free.

Douglas County

• UMPQUA SINGERS, 7:30 p.m. March 10, Centerstage Theatre, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-4691. Chorus is joined by the Bighorn Jazz band to perform high-energy music including jazz standards and contemporary selections. $7 per person, $15 per family.

• WOMEN OF THE WORLD, 7 p.m. March 13, Jacoby Auditorium, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-236-2566. A cappella quintet performs original and traditional folk music from around the world. $20 general, $15 seniors, $5 students, $40 for families.

Willamette Valley

• OREGON STATE FIDDLE CHAMPIONSHIPS, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. March 18, Chemeketa Community College, Salem, 503-701-1578, gdaewalt@comcast.net. Fiddlers of all ages and skill levels from around the state compete in several divisions. Admission $7 general, $6 seniors, $3 students.

Northern California

• WOMEN OF THE WORLD, 7:30 p.m. March 17, Crescent Elk Auditorium, 994 G St., Crescent City, Calif., 707-464-1336. A cappella quintet performs original and traditional folk music with a contemporary twist. $12-$20.

On Stage

Josephine County

• "THE MOUSETRAP," 7 p.m. March 3-4, March 10, 2 and 7 p.m. March 11, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-474-5710. Agatha Christie mystery in which a group of strangers is stranded in a boarding house during a snow storm, one of whom is a murderer. $12 adults, $8 seniors, and students; sold at Oregon Books and at the door.

• "THE RAINMAKER," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, March 3-19, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, barnstormersgp.com. Romantic comedy about a charming con man who brings rain and love to a scorched western town during the Great Depression. Tickets $15; March 2 is $5 preview; March 9 is pay-what-you-can actors' benefit.

• "WOMEN'S 'RISE UP' MONOLOGUES: TALES FROM THE WOMEN'S MARCH," 2 p.m. March 12, Unitarian Universalists, 129 N.W. E St., Grants Pass, 541-292-6310. Speakers share their stories and experiences. Suggested donation, $7-$10.

• "THE MUSIC MAN," 7 p.m. March 25, March 31-April 1 and April 7, 2 p.m. March 26 and April 2, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-244-0033, oneeleventheatrecompany.com. Musical about a con man who swindles naive Iowa townsfolk, but falls in love with the town librarian. $12 adults, $10 seniors and students, $8 children 8 and younger.

• 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 WILL ROGERS FOLLIES," 7:30 p.m. March 2-3, 2 p.m. March 4, Craterian Theater, Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Teen Musical Theater of Oregon presents story of Will Rogers with song, music and dance. $24 general, $12 youth.

• LIVE TO DANCE WITH THE ARC STARS, 5:30 p.m. March 4, Cascade Christian High School, Medford, www.thearcjackson.org. Dinner, entertainment, dancing competition, judging and awards. $50 for dinner and show, $15 for competition only (starting at 7:30 p.m.).

• "JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT," 7 p.m. March 7-10, 2 and 7 p.m. March 11, Crater High School, 655 N. Third St., Central Point, 541-494-6348. Musical based on the biblical story of Joseph, whose dreams told the future. $10 adults, $7 students and seniors.

• "GHOST: THE MUSICAL," 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, March 10-26, Camelot Theatre, 101 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-5250, www.camelottheatre.org. A man trapped as a ghost between this world and the next tries to communicate with his artist girlfriend through a store-front psychic. Tickets $29-$36, rush tickets (60 minutes before curtain) are $18; March 8 preview is pay-what-you-can; March 9 preview is $18;

• "WOMEN'S 'RISE UP' MONOLOGUES: TALES FROM THE WOMEN'S MARCH," 1:30 p.m. March 11, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555, Medford Center, Medford, 541-292-6310. Speakers share their stories and experiences. Suggested donation, $7-$10.

• "THE CHRONICLES OF OGGLE," 1-3 p.m. March 12, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Bennett Gale presents a tale of growing up in Ireland in the 1960s and '70s and the influence of the Catholic Church on society. Free.

• "LIVING LITTLE WOMEN," 4-5 p.m. March 16, Eagle Point Library, 239 W. Main St., Eagle Point, 541-774-6996. Miriam Reed performs the true story of Louisa May Alcott's life. Free.

• "DON PASQUALE," 8 p.m. March 17, 3 p.m. March 19, Mountain Avenue Theater, 201 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-261-5776, 800-901-7173, bravaopera.com. Fully staged comic opera by Donizetti, performed in English, with professional singers and instrumentalists. $35 adults, $15 students.

• JAY OWENHOUSE — AUTHENTIC ILLUSIONIST, 4 and 8 p.m. March 18, Craterian Theater, Medford, 541-708-6400, craterian.org. Escape artist, magician, illusionist. $39, $39, $69.

• "LIVING LITTLE WOMEN," 2:30-3:30 p.m. March 19, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Miriam Reed performs the true story of Louisa May Alcott's life. Free.

• "HOW THE OTHER HALF LOVES," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 1:30 p.m. Sundays, through March 19, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055, ctporegon.org. Alan Ayckbourn's farce about three couples dealing with secret affairs. $20 general, $15 children, students and seniors; 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23 preview is $10-$15.

• "LIVING LITTLE WOMEN," noon-1 p.m. March 22, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6996. Miriam Reed performs the true story of Louisa May Alcott's life. Free.

• QUIXOTIC CIRQUE NOUVEAU, 7:30 p.m. March 30, Craterian Theater, Medford, 541-708-6400, craterian.org. Dancers, aerialists, visual artists and musicians present amalgam of dance, music, technology and light. $29, $32, $35 general, $20, $23, $26 youth.

• "NOISES OFF," 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through April 9, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, theoregoncabaret.com. A classic door-slamming farce set behind the scenes of a new stage show. $22-$36.

• OREGON SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, Feb. 24-26, Ashland, 541-482-4331, www.osfashland.org. The 2017 season continues with "Mojada," through July 6; "Henry IV, Part 1," through Oct. 28; "Julius Caesar," through Oct. 29; "Shakespeare in Love," through Oct. 29. Next up: "Hannah and The Dread Gazebo" opening April 2. Dates, times and ticket prices vary.

Douglas County

• CURTAINS," 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through March 5, Centerstage Theatre, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-7700. Musical whodunit, with PG-13 content. $10-$13.

Child's Play

Josephine County

• WILD WEEKENDS, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, through April 29, Wildlife Images, 11845 Lower River Road, Grants Pass, 541-476-0222. Day camp for children 7-12, with themed educational activities. $25-$30 per session. Upcoming sessions: "Critter Kitchen," March 4; "Wild Hospital," March 11; "Birds of Prey," March 18.

• YOUNG MASTER GARDENERS, 11:30 a.m.-noon and 3-3:45 p.m. March 8, Josephine Community Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. Program looks at growing seeds, what's inside seeds and how seeds sprout. Free; morning program for 5 and younger, afternoon for 6 and older.

• SENSORY FRIENDLY GYM, 10 a.m.-noon March. 18, Grants Pass Family YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-474-0001. For children with special needs, with visits with Canine Angels, followed by open swim. Free.

• INDOOR PLAY GROUP, 10-11 a.m. Mondays, Grants Pass Family YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-474-0001. Games, activities for toddlers, preschoolers and older children. Free; parents must stay with children.

• BABY RHYME TIME, 11 a.m.-noon Thursdays, Grants Pass Branch Josephine Community Libraries, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass., 541-956-2059, 541-474-3101, ext. 232. Parents and babies up to 2 years old meet for storytime and playtime with others. Free.

• PRESCHOOL PLAY TIME, 9-11 a.m. Mondays, 9-10 a.m. Thursdays, Grants Pass Family YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-474-0001. Physical activities and sports for kids 3-4. Free; parents must stay with children.

• SHALLOW WATER PLAY HOUR, 10-9-10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Grants Pass Family YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-474-0001. Youth ages 3-5 and their parents play water games, swim. $5 per family for nonmembers, free for members.

• FAMILIES AT PLAY, 1-2 p.m. Wednesdays, Illinois Valley Library, 209 W. Palmer St., Cave Junction, 541-592-4778. Storytime and play time for toddlers, preschoolers and older children, parent support group. Free; parents must stay with children.

Jackson County

• YOUTH DRAMA PROGRAM, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays beginning March 11, and 4-5:30 p.m. Wednesdays beginning May 17, Santo Community Center, 701 N. Columbus Ave., Medford, 541-774-2400, www.plpaymedford.com. Beginning level classes to develop acting, theater skills while preparing performance of "Alice in Wonderland," for students in grades 3-8. $49.

• YOUTH DRAMA PROGRAM, 4-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning March 14, Santo Community Center, 701 N. Columbus Ave., Medford, 541-774-2400, www.plpaymedford.com. Intermediate level classes to develop acting, theater skills while preparing performance of "The Wizard of Oz," for students in grades 3-8. $49.

• KID TIME DISCOVERY EXPERIENCE, 106 N. Central Ave., Medford, 541-772-9922, www.kid-time.org. Interactive exhibits and classes that promote imagination and cooperative play. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission $4-$8.

• SCIENCEWORKS, 1500 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6767, www.scienceworksmuseum.org. Exhibits and activities related to energy, anatomy, chemistry, perception, motion, engineering, other sciences. Open Wednesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; admission $8-$10, free for kids under 2, $1 every first Sunday.

Art

Josephine County

• FIRST FRIDAY LIVE, 5-9 p.m. March 3 downtown Grants Pass, grantspassport.com. 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 March: Tonia Mahnken at U.S. Bank, 400 S.W. Sixth St., Iva Moynihan at Umpqua Bank, 1670 Williams Highway.

• BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. Paintings by Donna Walsh, through March. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. March 3, with guitarist Matt Combe.

• CANDELA DANCE STUDIO, 122 N.E. F St., Grants Pass, 541-291-7900. First Friday Live Dance, 7:30-11 p.m. Feb. 3, with west coast swing lesson at 7:30 p.m., open dancing 8:30-11 p.m. Admission $8, includes lesson. Wear green for an early St. Patrick's Day celebration.

• THE CLOSET CATALYST, 213 S.W. Fourth St., Grants Pass, 541-244-1774. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. March 3, with an unveiling of the vintage collection and acoustic guitar music by Christian Sussman 5:30-7:30 p.m.

• FIREHOUSE GALLERY, 214 S.W. Fourth St., Grants Pass, 541-956-7489. "Freya's Vortex of Expectations," installation of assemblage sculpture made from clothing and shoes, by Monica Mitchell, associating mythology and consumerism, pen-and-ink illustrations of homeless people by RCC student Cole Lyons in the Community Exhibits Room, through March 24. Open for First Friday Live, 5-8 p.m. March 3.

• GALLERY ONE AT THE MUSEUM, 229-B S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1218. Cast hydrostone sculpture finished with acrylic enamel, by Selma artist Jose Curtis, through March 31. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. March 3, with Claudia Marchini signing her new book, "Paintings for Painters by Painter."

• GLASS FORGE GALLERY AND STUDIO, 501 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-955-0815. Realistic paintings by sisters Yovette Bronson and Paula Lundy, both of Grants Pass, through March. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. March 3.

• GRANTS PASS BRANCH LIBRARY, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. "Alexander Hamilton: The Man Who Made Modern America," multi-paneled exhibit of the life and achievements of Alexander Hamilton, through March 14.

• GRANTS PASS MUSEUM OF ART, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. "Zen De Zign," meditative, patternistic drawings, and "Black and White," collections of black-and-white art, classical through modern, through March 31. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. March 3.

• GRANTS PASS VINTAGE OUTLET AND CONSIGNMENTS, 124 S.E. G St., Grants Pass, 541-295-7540. "Matchbook Designs," designs based on vintage drawings and photographs from nature, by Jessica Cunningham and other pieces from her product line Portmanteau Paper Co., through March. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. March 3.

• 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.

• REBEL BRICKS, 229-A S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-244-1933. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. March 3, with a look at new toys and products.

• ROGUE ROASTERS, 610 S.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-476-6134. Landscape photography by Joshua Bury, through March. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. March 3, with music by Ramblin' Rachel with Treetop & Thistle.

• SPURLOCK ART & WINE, 220-A S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-660-0366. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. March 3, with art and free wine tasting.

• THREE RIVERS OUTDOOR STORE, 208 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-507-1526. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. March 3, with a viewing of "Walking the Wild Applegate" presented by the Applegate Trails Association, plus a raffle, tickets $5.

• UNTITLED 2.0, 119 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, www.untitled2gallery.com. "Context," a survey of historically significant paintings from the 19th through 21st centuries, through March. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. March 3, with music by cellist Cassie Stanger from 6-9 p.m.

• WILD ROGUE EMPORIUM, 202 S.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-0220. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. March 3, with new vendors and salon products.

• WISEMAN GALLERY, Rogue Community College, 3345 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541956-7241. "Eros and Thanatos," mixed media consideration of beauty, vulnerability, pain and brokenness, by Susan Hensel, through April 7.

Jackson County

• ASHLAND GALLERY WALK, 5-8 p.m. March 3, downtown Ashland, 541-488-8430, 877-PLAN-ART. Artists' receptions at downtown galleries.

• THIRD FRIDAY ART WALK, 5-8 p.m. March 17, throughout Medford. Local galleries and businesses hold receptions for art viewers. Free.

• ART AND SOUL GALLERY, 247 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-9006. "Celebrate Color," oil paintings by Claire O. Harkins, and work by local high school students, through March 31.

• ART DU JOUR GALLERY, 213 E. Main St. Medford, 541-770-3190. Work by gallery artists, ongoing.

• ASHLAND ART CENTER, 357 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-301-5975. "Techno-color," watercolor and collage by Susanne Petermann and Darlene Southworth and "Delicate Beauty," photography by Julie Bonney, through March; work by gallery artists, ongoing.

• ASHLAND ART WORKS, 291 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-4735. Works by Angelique Stewart, through March.

• BERRYMAN GALLERY, at the Craterian theater, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-772-8118. Plein air oil paintings by Sarah F. Burns, through March 28.

• CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS, Art Building, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, 541-212-0292. "some assembly required," survey of art practices using found, ready-made objects, Pratt Institute MFA candidate group exhibition; "Double Vision//Faded Memory," photography and video work by Grace Prechtel; "Forest Wanderer," watercolor abstractions by Paige Gerhard; "Noumenon," large-scale oil paintings by Allen Smith; "Shadows of Thoughts," acrylic paintings by Dewy Burton, through March 24; reception 5-8 p.m. March 3.

• CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS STEVENSON UNION GALLERY, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, 541-212-0292."Herstory: The Art of Womanhood," group exhibition showcasing the experiences of womanhood and femininity, in recognition of Women's History Month, through March 24; opening reception 6-9 p.m. March 3, with music, wine, snacks.

• HANSON HOWARD GALLERY, 89 Oak St. Ashland, 541-488-2562. Lush, colorful paintings by Gabriel Mark Lipper, through March 31.

• HOUSTON'S CUSTOM FRAMING, 280 E. Hersey St., No,. 11, Ashland, 541-482-1983. Peanuts original animation art, plus work by gallery artists, ongoing.

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

• THE PHOTOGRAPHERS' GALLERY, 357 E, Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2772. Images by Julie Bonney, through March.

• ROGUE GALLERY, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, 541-772-8118. "Illuminated Word," solar plate intaglios of Barbara Mason and poetry of Paulann Peterson, through March 31; new work, in watercolor, acrylic, oils, pastels, photography and collage, from 37 Rogue Gallery members, through April 22.

• SCHNEIDER MUSEUM OF ART, Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Avenue, Ashland, 541-552-6245, www.sou.edu/sma. "Shapes of Curiosity," SOU creative arts faculty exhibition, with work by David Bithwell, Cody Bustamante, Garrick Imatani, Miles Inada, Kyle Peets, Max Reinhardt, Margaret Sjogren, Robin Strangfeld, Summer through March 11.

Douglas County

• THE ART GALLERY AT UCC, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-4692. "Angels Passing," portraits of people met in passing in Portland, capturing nuances of gesture, expression and character, by Michael Hoeye, through March 17.

• GALLERY 7, Seven Feathers Casino Resort, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. "Land & Sea," paintings by Andrew Duclos and Vinita Pappas, through March 20.

• UMPQUA VALLEY ARTS CENTER, 1624 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-672-2532. "A Radical Light," group exhibit; "A Good Distance," works by Laurie Danial; "Art Quit," group exhibit; "Young Impressions," works by Douglas High School students; "Horizon Lines," works by Clarissa and Colby Stephens, through March 10.

Literary

Josephine County

• AUTHOR INNOVATIVE MARKETING, 2:30-4 p.m. March 7, Rogue Valley Retirement, 1001 N.E. A St., Grants Pass, 541-643-9289, doranne@yourbodybook.com. Authors work together to promote their craft, increase public awareness, expand readership, increase sales.

• POETRY SHARING, 7-9 p.m. March 10, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Read or listen to poems, on the theme "Celebration." Seventh anniversary celebration with food, drinks, music, games. Free, donations welcome.

• ECKANKAR BOOK DISCUSSION, 10:30 a.m. March 11, Grants Pass Branch Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-7648. Ongoing study of "Wisdom of the Heart" 3.

• CHRISTIAN WRITERS SUPPORT GROUP, noon-1:30 p.m. March 14, All the World Christian Center, 239 S.E. G St., Grants Pass (use door between the cleaners and the church), 541-439-5948. Bring a current writing project. No membership fee, donations welcome.

• 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 EVENTS, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. March 2, Eli Jaxon-Bear, author of "Wake UP and Roar: Satsang with Papaji," 7 p.m.; March 9, Victor Lodato, author of "Edgar and Lucy," 7 p.m. Free.

• AUTHOR TALK, 2-3 p.m. March 5, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Author James Sulzer shares his adventure novel "The Card People." Free.

• AUTHOR TALK, noon-1:30 p.m. March 9, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Author KG Stiles presents her new nook "The Essential Oils: Complete Reference Guide: Over 250 Recipes for Natural Wholesome Aromatherapy." Free.

• AUTHOR TALK, 2-3 p.m. March 11, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Author Joanna Kubicka Fenn shares her memories, journals, stories and poems in a new memoir "Weaving the Strands of Life." Free.

• SECOND TUESDAY BOOK CHAT, 5:30 p.m. March 14, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6415. Book discussion group reads "It's a Long Story" by Willie Nelson. Free.

• EXPLORATIONS OF AGING BOOK GROUP, 2-3:30 p.m. March 15, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group, facilitated by Gaea Yudron. Free.

• THIRD THURSDAY LIBRARY BOOK GROUP, 5:30-6:30 p.m. March 16, Central Point Library, 116 S. Third St., Central Point, 541-664-3228. Readers share about their favorite books. Free.

• BOOK SALE, noon-3:30 p.m. March 17, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. March 18, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3246.

• BOOKS ON SATURDAY, 10-11 a.m. March 18, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-8679. Book discussion group. Free.

• BRAIN BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP, 1:30-3 p.m. March 28, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group. Free.

• SISKIYOU SLEUTHS BOOK GROUP, 3 to 4:30 p.m. March 29, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Mystery discussion group reads "The Secret Place" by Tana French. Free.

Fairs, Fests

Josephine County

• ENLIGHTENED LIVING FAIRE, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 11, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-761-5478, www.visitthefaire.com. Psychics, intuitives, holistic products and free workshops. Admission $5.

Jackson County

• OREGON CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL, March 3-5, Ashland Hills Hotel, 2525 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-631-2008, www.oregonchocolatefestival.com. Events include chocolate makers's dinner, chocolate festival (see below), product competitions and chef demos, classes, panel discussions, socials. Friday social $10; day pass $20; two-day pass for Saturday and Sunday, $30.

• OREGON CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL EXPO, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. March 4-5, Ashland Hills Hotel, 2525 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-631-2008, www.oregonchocolatefestival.com. Chocolates, wines, beers, vendors. Admission $20.

• OREGON CHEESE FESTIVAL, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. March 18-19, Rogue Creamery, 311 N. Front St., Central Point, 866-396-4704, oregoncheesegiuld.org. Vendors, classes, tastings of cheese, wine and beer. $15 advance, $20 door; free for children 12 and younger; wine flight is $10.

Douglas County

• GREATEST OF THE GRAPE, 7 p.m. March 4, Seven Feathers Casino Resort, Canyonville, greatestofthegrape@gmail.com. Appetizers and wine pairings from Southern Oregon wineries, live music, silent auction. $75.

Oregon coast

• SAVOR CANNON BEACH, March 9-12, Cannon Beach, www.savorcannonbeach.com. Four-day festival highlights regional wines and cuisine; includes Best of the Northwest throwdown (March 9, $40), winemaker's premium pours (March 10, $40), wine and gallery walk, (March 10, $40) wine tasting workshop (March 11, $20), wine walk (March 11, $40), gold medal wine and battle of the bites, (March 12, $40).

Misc.

Josephine County

• RUN FOR THE LAW, 8:30 a.m. March 4, Club Northwest, 2160 N.W. Vine St., Grants Pass, 541-660-8186. Kids dash (8:30 a.m., free), 5k and 10k runs (9 a.m., $10 for youth, $20 for adults). Benefits Securing Our Safety.

• ROSE PRUNING CLINIC AND DEMONSTRATION, 10 a.m. March 4, Rose Garden, Riverside Park, East Park Street, Grants Pass, 541-955-5076.Sponsored by the Rogue Valley Rose Society. Free.

• FIRST CRUSH, 4-7 p.m. March 4, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants pass, 541-660-0612, 541-476-7717, www.firstcrushtickets.com. Showcase of Southern Oregon wine, beer and gourmet foods, for ages 21 and over only. $40; tickets at Casa Amiga, Sandi's Candies, The Venuti group, Chamber of Commerce; benefits various groups through the Rotary Club of Greater Grants Pass.

• HORSE SHOW AND GYMKHANA, 9 a.m. March 4-5, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-660-5767. Gymkhana is Saturday, horse show is Sunday, hosted by Josephine County Sheriff's Mounted Posse. Free for spectators.

• TINKERBELL PRESCHOOL BENEFIT, 6:30-8:30 p.m. March 10, Bear Hotel, 2101 N.E. Spalding Ave., Grants Pass, 541-226-2383. Silent auction, raffle, dessert, coffee. Admission is free, raffle tickets $5.

• WINNER'S DINNER, 5 p.m. March 11, Bear Hotel, 2101 N.E. Spalding Ave., Grants Pass, 541-244-0684. Dinner, silent auction, drawing, music, to benefit Jo Co Spay & Neuter Fund. $60; sold at Blind George's Newsstand.

• RIPARIAN PLANT SALE, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. March 18, County Building, 102 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3731. Tree, shrubs and perennials, roses, in plugs and one-gallon containers.

• FATHER DAUGHTER DANCE, 6-8 p.m. March 18, YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-474-0001, www.grantspassymca.org. Dancing contests, treats, pictures for dads and daughters of all ages. $20 per couple for YMCA members, $30 for nonmembers, before March 11, plus $10 for each additional daughter; after that it's $25 and $35 per couple.

• BENEFIT BUNCO, 1 p.m. March 25, Merlin Alternative Center, 345 Merlin Road, Merlin, 541-476-1312, 541-226-2709. $20 entry fee, includes games, refreshments, prizes. Hosted by Grants Pass Emblem Club No. 444, with proceeds going to charity.

• BEATLES TRIBUTE DINNER & DANCE, 6-9 p.m. March 25, Selma Community Center, 18255 Redwood Highway, Selma, 541-592-6222, artscouncil199@gmail.com. British food, dancing to Beatles tribute band, silent auction, to benefit Illinois River Valley Arts Council. Tickets $27 advance, $30 at the door, if available; tickets sold at Umpqua bank in cave Junction and from Arts Council members.

• SPAYGHETTI DINNER, 3-8 p.m. March 26, Baldini's, 107 Galice Road, Merlin, 541-479-5154. Spaghetti dinner with all the fixings, plus raffle, prizes, to benefit Rogue Valley Humane Society. $12.

• FAMILY NIGHT, 6 p.m. Fridays, Cynthia's Home Sweet Home, 1038 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-5953. Fun activities for families. Free.

Jackson County

• HIGH TEA AND WINE, 3-5:30 p.m. March 5, Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland, 541-552-4900. Tea, wine, small bites. $35 per person, with reservations.

• HISTORY LECTURE SERIES, noon, March 8, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996, 541-773-6536. "Author Edison Marshall — Fame and Fortune," the third in a year-long history lecture series called "Windows in Time." Free.

• BODY POSITIVE FASHION SHOW, 6-7:30 p.m. March 9, Student Union Art Gallery, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, 541-212-0292. SOU students of all genders, body types and styles show off their favorite outfits for each of the four seasons. Free.

• FAMILY DAY, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. March 11, Schneider Museum of Art, Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Avenue, Ashland, 541-552-6245, www.sou.edu/sma. Poetry workshops in dual language format, activities exploring "The Shape of Curiosity." Free.

• CELTIC CELEBRATION, 6:30-8:30 p.m. March 17, Rogue Gallery and Art Center, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, 541-772-8118, www.roguegallery.org. Irish food and beer, Irish music, Irish-themed art show, singing competition. Tickets $35, sold online, by phone, at the door.

Douglas County

• HOME & GARDEN SHOW, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. March 3, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. March 4, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 5, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 541-673-3711. Admission $4.

• BENEFIT CAR SHOW, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. March 11, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 12, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 541-784-5008. Admission $6; benefits UCAN and Douglas County Special Equipment Fund.

• ROUGH STOCK RODEO, 17 p.m. March 11, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 541-895-5335. Admission $13 advance. $15 door.

Casinos

Douglas County

• SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-772-5425. UFC 209 Viewing Party, March 4; Greatest of the Grape, March 4; "Midget Wrestling Warriors," March 11; Chad Freeman & Redline, through March 12; That Other Band, March 15-19; Amy Clawson, March 22-26; Jessie Leigh, March 29-April 2; Hard Day's Night, tribute to the Beatles,. April 5-16; Brewers Grade, April 19-23; Hank Shreve Band, April 26-30; karaoke, Mondays and Tuesdays.

Portland area

• SPIRIT MOUNTAIN CASINO, Grand Ronde, 800-760-7977. Michael Bolton, March 18; Wine & Spirits Fair, April 22; RV Palooza, May 11-14; Terry Fator, May 19-20; The Car Show, June 17; Lisa Lampanelli, June 24.

Oregon coast

• CHINOOK WINDS CASINO, Lincoln City, 888-244-6665. Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, March 3-4; Comedy on the Coast, March 31-April 1; Three Dog Night, April 21-22; Gary Allen, May 5-6; Clint Black, June 22-23.; Air Supply, July 6-7.

• MILL CASINO HOTEL, North Bend, 800-953-4800. Southcoast Clambake Jazz Festival, March 9-12; Trivia Night, Tuesdays, through April 25; BBQ Blues and Brews on the Bay, May 26-28; fireworks over the bay, July 3; cribbage tournament, Sept. 1-5; Comedy Night, Wednesdays; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

• THREE RIVERS CASINO, Florence, 541-997-7529. UFC 209 Viewing Party, March 4; Restless Heart, March 24-25; So You Think You Can Sing, Wednesdays.


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