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Nightlife

Josephine County

ALIBI TAVERN, 1220 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-2854. Saturdays, karaoke, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

ART'S RED GARTER, 126 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-4222.

Fridays & Saturdays, DJ, 9 p.m.-2 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. Sept. 23, Living on Dreams Duo, jazz, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

CEDARWOOD SALOON, 1345 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-6160. Sept. 22-23 Hog Wild, rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Thursdays, open jam with AJ, 7-11 p.m. No cover.

CHATEAU AT OREGON CAVES, 20000 Caves Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3400. Sept. 23, Lonesome Road, bluegrass, newgrass, classic pop, 7-9 p.m.; Sept. 24, Bob Clark, multi instrumental musician, 4-6 p.m.; Wednesdays, Dave Hodges, poetry readings, 7-9 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. Sept 23, Leonard Griffie, blues, CD release party, 8-11 p.m. $5.; Sept. 26, John Dough Boys, folk bluegrass, country, punk, 8-11 p.m. $10 ; Thursdays, open mic with B Wishes, 7-10 p.m., no cover; 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. Sept. 21, Pigasus Trio, surf rock; Sept. 22-23, Tina and the Mix, rock, blues. Music is 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

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THE HAUL, 121 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4991. Sept. 22, The Rebeltones, punk, country, rockabilly, 9 p.m.-midnight; Sept. 23, Stereo RV and Carry Illinois, indie pop, 7 p.m.

HERB'S LA CASITA, 515 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-476-1668. Fridays and Saturdays, Sights and Sounds DJ, modern dance music, in the Vault, 10 p.m.-2 a.m.; daily, karaoke in Shenanigans, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., no cover; Thursdays, karaoke 3-7 p.m., no cover.

JD'S SPORTS BAR AND BREWERY, 690 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-471-0383. Sept. 22-23, Flat Patty, hard rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

THE LAUGHING CLAM, 121 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1110. Sept. 22, The Rhythm Kings, blues, 7-10 p.m.; Sept. 23, Lady & The Tramp, acoustic variety, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

MCGREW'S, 33105 Redwood Highway, O'Brien, 541-596-2202. Sept. 22, Spence Brothers Blues Band, 9 p.m., $5.

MUG SHOTS, 145 N.E. Mill St., Grants Pass, 541-479-6212. Fridays, karaoke, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

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

RIVER'S EDGE, 1936 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-244-1182. Thursdays through Sundays, Scott Head or David Modica, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

THE SOUND LOUNGE, 225 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-479-0712. Sept. 21. SDJ Fluffy's Latin Dance Night, 8-11 p.m., no cover; Sept. 22, The Pearls, roots rock, Americana and western swing inspired originals, 9:30 p.m., no cover; Sept. 23, Relative Soul, soul, folk, blues, 8-10 p.m., no cover; Sept. 23, DJs, 10:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., no cover; Sept. 25, Lich King, Against the Grain, Hidden Intern, Chains of Belmont, thrash metal, 7 p.m.-midnight, $8. door

SPEAKEASY TAPROOM & WINE BAR, 208 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-450-4248. Sept. 23, Phil King, acoustic guitar vocals 8-11 p.m.; Tuesdays, salsa/bachata dancing, lesson 8:30 p.m., open dance 9-11 p.m., $5; Wednesdays, Pints and Paints 6:30 p.m., $40-$45, call to confirm. No cover, unless noted.

STITCHES BAR & GRILL, 670 Fruitdale Drive, Grants Pass, 541-244-1961. Sept. 25, Paint Night, 7-9 p.m., all art supplies furnished, see Facebook for cost and registration; nightly, karaoke, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., no cover.

TAYLOR'S COUNTRY STORE, 202 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-5358. Sept. 22, Pirate Night with Anwyn and George Leverett, pirate music, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover. No cover.

THE WHAMMY BAR, 1620 Williams Highway, Grants Pass, 541-479-0910. Thursdays, karaoke, 8 p.m. No cover.

WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. Wednesdays, open mic, 6-9 p.m.; Fridays, Jay Barley, 6-9 p.m., No cover.

WILD RIVER PUB, 533 N.E. F St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4456. Sept. 21, acoustic jam, 6-9 p.m.; Sept. 22-23, Comedy Night, with Keith Nelson and Priyanka Wali, 8 p.m., $7 advance, $10 door; Tuesdays, Mike Brons, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

WOLF CREEK INN, 100 Front St., Wolf Creek, 541-866-2474. Sept. 29, Incognito, light rock, pop, 7 p.m. No cover.

Jackson County

APPLEGATE RIVER LODGE, 15100 Highway 238, Applegate, 541-761-9353, www.liveatthegate.com. Sept. 27-28, Melvin Seals and JGB, blues, funk, rock, jazz, $25 advance, $30 door.; Oct. 4, Quick & Easy Boys, rock trio, and Pig War, psychedelic soul, $15 advance, $20 door; Oct. 18, Yak Attack, electronica power trio from Portland, $13 advance, $15 door. Doors open at 8 p.m., music at 9 p.m.; tickets at the door or online.

BAMBOO ROOM AT KING WAH'S, 1182 Court St., Medford, 541-772-1820.

Sept. 21, Khalil & Craig with Taylor Noir & Friends, 6-9:30 p.m. all ages show until 9 p.m. Sept. 23, Within Sight, Unusual Suspects, Proclaimer, Silent Effect, DND 7, all ages show until 9 p.m.; Sept. 26, Bears Among Men and the Redshift Pilots, 7 p.m., $5.

BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. Sept. 21, Tim Mitchell Duo, acoustic rock, 7-9 p.m.; Sept. 22-23, Beats Workin' Band, classic rock,. 8-11 p.m.; Sept. 28, The Brothers Reed, acoustic folk pop, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

BOOMTOWN SALOON, 105 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-702-2252. Sept. 23, Saucy, rock, 8:30-11:30 p.m. No cover.

BRICKROOM, 35 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6030. Sept. 28, Fox and Bones, indie, folk, 9 p.m., $5.

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

CATTLEMEN'S, 108 Depot St., Rogue River, 541-582-1631. Sept 22, Rogue Rage Duo, Delta blues, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, karaoke, 8 p.m., no cover.

CHADWICKS PUB AND SPORTS BAR, 2300 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-770-1234. Sept. 22-23, Comedy Night with opener Jeremiah Coughlin and headliner Johnny Cardinale, 9-10:30 p.m. $10, karaoke after comedy.

GRANITE TAPHOUSE, 23 S. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-5055. Thursdays, open mic with Sphera Sol Cloudancer, 9 p.m.; Fridays, Craig Wright Collective, swamp funk and soul, 9:30 p.m. No cover.

GRAPE STREET BAR & GRILL, 31 S. Grape St., Medford, 541-500-8881. Sept. 22-23, Blowin' Smoke, modern country, 8 p.m.-midnight; Sept. 26, Ashland Blues Society jam with David Pinsky, Dave Clayton, Mark Stever and Phil Newton, 6:30-9:30 p.m. No cover.

HABANEROS, 142 N. Front St., Medford, 541-779-9770. Sept. 22-23, Soul Food, R&B, blues, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. No cover.

THE HOMESTEAD PUB , 119 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-299-0644. Sept. 23, The Spiral Kings, classic rock, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

HOWIEE'S ON FRONT, 16 N. Front St., Medford, 541-773-5767. Sept. 22, Broke In Stereo, indie rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Sept. 23, Bathtub Gin Serenaders, Intuitive Compass, folk, jazz, blues, 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. Sept. 22, Pete Herzog, acoustic blues, 9 p.m. 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. Sept. 22, Spicy When Naked, punk rock, 9:30 p.m.; Sept. 26, Backstage Runners, blues, Jupiter's Beard, rock, 9 p.m. Cover charges vary.

MORRTON'S, 980 Phoenix Road, Medford, 541-772-3154. Sept. 22, Jon Galfano with Rick Bolz, classic rock, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. Sept. 21, The Inverse Effect, 9-11 p.m.; Sept. 22, The Elephant, 9-11 p.m.; Sept. 23, Wylder, harp and guitar, 7-8:30 p.m.; Mendonesia, 9:30-11:30 p.m. Sept. 24, The Corner Boys, Celtic, 6-9 p.m.; Sept. 26, Jeff Crosby, 9-11 p.m.Sept. 27, Bri Cauz, 9-10 p.m.; Mondays, open mic, 9-11 p.m. No cover.

PIER 21, 841 Stewart Ave., Medford, 541-776-3263. Sept. 22-23, Noisy Neighbors, pop, rock, cover band, 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. Sept. 15-16, DJ dance music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Sept. 20, Russell Dickerson, country, 7:30 p.m., $12 advance, $15 door, www.universe.com; Oct. 7, Jacob Young, country singer songwriter, 7:30 p.m., $10 advance, $12 door, www.universe.com;, Tuesdays and Fridays, free line dance lessons, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

SMITHFIELDS PUB & PIES, 23 S. Second St., Ashland, 541-482-7437. Sept. 23, David Pinsky and Phil Newton, acoustic blues, 9-11:30 p.m.; Mondays, Robbie da Costa, rockabilly, blues, 8-11 p.m.; Tuesdays, karaoke, 8-11 p.m.; Thursdays, Trivia, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

THE TALENT CLUB, 114 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-2721. Sept. 22, Collin and Company, rock, blues 9 p.m.-midnight; Sept. 27, Jeff Crosby and The Refugees, country, Americana, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

TOUVELLE LODGE, 9367 Table Rock Road, Central Point, 541-826-4855. Sept. 24, Brandon in the Valley, acoustic rock, 2-6 p.m. No cover.

THE WILD GOOSE CAFE & BAR, 2365 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-488-4103. Sept. 21, Frankie Hernandez, reggae, latin, funk, 8-11 p.m.; Sept. 22, Dave Scoggin, 6 p.m.; karaoke, 8:30 p.m. Sept. 23, karaoke, 8:30 p.m.; Sept. 24, Jim Quimby, 6 p.m.; Little Thorn's Open Mic, 8-11 p.m.; Sept. 25, Peggy Rose's Singers Showcase, 7-11 p.m.; Sept. 26, Jeff Stanley, 8-11 p.m.; Sept. 27, Darrin Wayne, 8-11 p.m.; Sept. 28, Sage Meadows, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

Wineries

Josephine County

DEER CREEK VINEYARDS, 2680 Deer Creek Road, Selma, 541-597-4226. Sept. 24, Pete Herzog and Phil Newton, blues, 2-5 p.m. No cover.

SCHMIDT FAMILY VINEYARDS, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9985. Sept. 22, Charlie Chase, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5-8 p.m., no cover.

SOLORO VINEYARD, 9110 N. Applegate Road, Grants Pass, 541-862-2693. Sept. 24, David Pinsky and Phil Newton, blues, 2-5 p.m. No cover.

TROON VINEYARD, 1475 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9900. Sept. 23, Fall Harvest Celebration, with music by Acousta Noir, pumpkin decorating, face painting, farm produce stand, grape tastings, painting in the vines (reservations required), Free admission.

Jackson County

AGATE RIDGE WINERY, 1098 Nick Young Road, Eagle Point, 541-830-3050. Sept. 22, Frankie Hernandez Band, funk, reggae, Latin, 6-9 p.m., $5-$8.

BELLE FIORE WINERY, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland, 541-552-4900. Sept. 21, Charles Guy and Linda Powers, Spanish, flamenco; Sept. 22, Son Ravello, original indie; Sept. 24, Rogue Rage Duo, Delta blues, noon-2 p.m.; Jef Ramsey Duo, bluegrass, Cajun, vintage country, 5-7 p.m.; Sept. 27, Phoenix Sigalove, acoustic; Sept. 28 Paul Turnipseed Trio, New Orleans style jazz. Music is 6-8 p.m., unless otherwise noted. No cover.

DANCIN' VINEYARDS, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford, 541-245-1133. Sept. 21, Shae Celine and Don Harris, jazz, standards; Sept. 22, Bob Rawlings and Ed Dunsavage, jazz; Sept. 28, Gordon Greenley, saxophone. Music is 5:30-7:30 p.m., no cover.

GRIZZLY PEAK WINERY, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland, 541-482-5700. Sept. 22, Laurie Lewis and The Right Hands, roots, folk, country, Americana, 7-9 p.m., $20; Sept. 27, Maracuja, Latin American music, 7-9 p.m., $15 door.

KRISELLE CELLARS, 12956 Modoc Road, White City, 541-830-8466. Sept. 30, Blue Lightning, rock, 3-6 p.m. No cover.

PASCHAL WINERY, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-535-7957. Sept. 22, Waking Hazel, bluegrass, Americana, 6:30-9 p.m., $10; Sept. 23, Occidental Gypsy, gypsy jazz, 7-9 p.m., $25 through siskiyoumusicproject.com.

ROXY ANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. Sept. 22, Bustin' Out, rock, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $5-$8; Sept. 27, Harmless Addiction, pop, rock duo, 6-8 p.m., no cover.

SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. Sept. 22, Rick Millward, John Galloway, Mike Whipple; Sept. 23, Shae Celine and Don Harris, jazz, standards; Sept. 27, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals. Music is 6-8 p.m., $3-$4.

VALLEY VIEW WINERY, 1000 Upper Applegate Road, Jacksonville, 541-899-8468. Sept. 24, Seth Hansson, acoustic, 2-5 p.m. No cover.

WEISINGER'S WINERY 3150 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-7488-5989. Sept. 23, Jon Galfano, acoustic folk-rock; Sept. 24, Tim Church, acoustic. Music is 2-5 p.m., no cover.

Music

Josephine County

ACOUSTIC JAM, 6-9 p.m. Sept. 21, 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.

THE NELONS, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 21, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-479-2199. Southern gospel. worship music. Ticket s by subscription, call for details.

THE MAGPIE SALUTE, 8 p.m. Sept. 25, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. Rock for ages 21 and over. $43.

JAZZ VESPERS, 7 p.m. Sept. 26, Newman United Methodist Church, 132 N.E. B St., Grants Pass, 541-479-5369. Music by the Oregon Little Big Band and a message from the Rev. Rich Füss. Free.

CARL TOSTEN, 7:30 p.m Sept. 29, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, barnstormersgp.com. Acoustic singer songwriter, guitarist from Seattle. $15.

DAVE MASON, 8 p.m. Sept. 29, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. Rock for ages 21 and over. $45 general, $55 and $75 reserved.

RHYTHM ON THE RIDGE JAM, 4 p.m. Sept. 30, Thunder Ridge Ranch, Galice, 541-471-2206. Acoustic music jam integrated with band performances, including Nils Olof Soderback, Twisted Pick, Tiny Heart Folk Band, Sequoia, to benefit Rogue River Rats. Free admission.

COUNTRY ICONS: TRIBUTES TO SHANIA TWAIN AND GEORGE STRAIT, 7 p.m. Sept. 30, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, eventbrite.com. Alissa Davis and Bill White perform tributes to veteran country stars, for all ages. Tickets$15 general, $10 kids 5-10, $40 VIP, free for 4 and younger.

JEFFERSON BAROQUE ORCHESTRA, 7 p.m Sept. 30, Newman United Methodist Church, 132 N.E. B St., Grants Pass, 541-683-6648. Concertos by J.S. Bach and Quantz. $20 general, $18 seniors, $5 students.

ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONY, 3 p.m. Oct. 8 Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-708-6400, rvsymphony.org. The Tempest Trio joins the orchestra to perform works by I'lana Cotton, Haydn, Beethoven, with pre-concert talk at 2 p.m. Tickets $20-$48, $15 youth.

Jackson County

THE EVENING SHADES, 7 p.m. Sept. 21, Pear Blossom Park, 312 E. Fourth St., Medford, 541-774-2400. Progressive indie rock. Free.

LAURIE LEWIS AND THE RIGHT HANDS, 7 p.m. Sept. 22, Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland, 541-482-5700. Roots, country, folk, Americana. $20.

OCCIDENTAL GYPSY, 7 p.m. Sept. 23, Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-488-3869. New world gypsy jazz. $25 general, $20 Siskiyou Music Project member, $10 students.

DOVER STRING QUARTET, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29, Southern Oregon University Music Recital Hall, 405 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6154. "Dancing Around the World" program features works by Danielpour, Tchaikovsky, Bartok. $33-$38, $5 for full-time students and Oregon Trail Card holders.

WORTH, MAMA CROW, RAMUUN, 8 p.m. Sept. 29, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N., Ashland, 541-482-3776, jacksonwellsprings.com. Bohemian blues hop, acoustic R&B and new-soul, ancient future soup hip hop. $10-$20 donation, no one turned away.

SOUTHERN OREGON MUSIC FESTIVAL, Sept. 29-Oct. 1, Medford, 866-448-1948, somusicfest.org. Fifteen bands play over three days at four venues.

BOB HAWORTH: LOST AT SEA, noon-2 p.m. Sept. 30, Rogue River Library, 412 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-864-8850. Singer uses photos, videos and song of the sea to describe his harrowing tale of a sea voyage fraught with peril. Free.

JEFFERSON BAROQUE ORCHESTRA, 3 p.m Oct. 1, First United Methodist Church, 175 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-683-6648. Concertos by J.S. Bach and Quantz. $20 general, $18 seniors, $5 students.

GRETA MATASSA & ED DUNSAVAGE, 7 p.m. Oct. 5, Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-488-3869. Jazz vocalist and guitarist. $25 general, $20 Siskiyou Music Project member, $10 students.

ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONY, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7, SOU Music Recital Hall, 405 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 16, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-708-6400, rvsymphony.org. The Tempest Trio joins the orchestra to perform works by I'lana Cotton, Haydn, Beethoven, with pre-concert talk at 6:30 p.m. Ashland tickets, $36-$60, Medford tickets $25-$53, $15 youth.

AMERICAN BRASS QUINTET, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13, 3 p.m. Oct. 14, Southern Oregon University Music Recital Hall, 405 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6154. Friday program includes music from Elizabethan and Jacobean England, works by Lacerda, Franklin, Josquin des Pres and Tower; Saturday has music of Gabrieli, Palestrina and Fuchs. $33-$38, $20 ages 19-35, $5 for full-time students and Oregon Trail Card holders.

On Stage

Josephine County

"MISS LOTTIE'S GUIDE TO IMPROVING YOUR LOVE LIFE," 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through Sept. 24, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, barnstormersgp.com. London talk show host finds creative solutions for trouble in the romance department. with unexpected results. Tickets $15.

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

"NEXT TO NORMAL," 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22-23, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29, 2 p.m. Sept. 30, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Pop rock musical about grieving a loss, ethics in modern psychiatry and suburban family life; may not be appropriate for ages 13 and younger. $28 general, $10 students.

"THE FANTASTICKS," 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through Sept. 24, Camelot Theatre, 101 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-5250, www.camelottheatre.org. Romantic musical about a boy, a girl and their fathers who try to kep them apart. $29-$36.

DESCENT, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29, Crater Performing Arts Center, 655 N. Third St., Central Point, 541-773-6077, brittfest.org. Dance performed in wheelchairs on architectural ramp installation with hills, curves and peaks. Free.

"SPOTLIGHT ON JAMES TAYLOR," 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Sept. 29-Oct. 15, Camelot Theatre, 101 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-5250, www.camelottheatre.org. Music and narration about the prolific singer, songwriter and entertainer. $26-$29 Sept. 28 preview is $22.

"SEVEN DREAMS OF FALLING," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, 1:30 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 1, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055, www.ctporegon.org. Comedic re-thinking of the Icarus myth confronts the idea of letting go. Suitable for adults and mature teens. $20 adults, $15 students and seniors. Sept. 14 preview is $10, at the door.

"BERLIN DIARY," 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3, Havurah Shir Hadash, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland, eventbrite.com. Drama about the search for home, fragmented heritage, Jewish diaspora. Free, followed by discussion with cast, director, playwright.

OREGON SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, through Oct. 29, Ashland, 541-482-4331, www.osfashland.org. The 2017 season continues with "The Merry Wives of Windsor" through Oct. 13; "The Odyssey" through Oct. 14; "Disney's Beauty and The Beast" through Oct. 15; "Henry IV, Part 1," "Hannah and The Dread Gazebo" "UniSon" and "Off the Rails," through Oct. 28; "Julius Caesar," "Henry IV, Part Two" and "Shakespeare in Love" through Oct. 29. Dates, times and ticket prices vary.

"BASKERVILLE," 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Mondays, 1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through Nov. 5, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, theoregoncabaret.com. Fast-paced comedy featuring Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, with five actors portraying more than 40 characters. $22-$36.

Douglas County

"KITCHEN WITCHES," 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Sept. 21-Oct. 15, Betty Long Unruh Theatre, 1614 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-673-2125, www.uact-theatre.com. Two cable-access cooking show hostesses who hate each other end up on a show together. $5-$13.

Child's Play

Josephine County

W.I.L.D — WILDERNESS INTEGRATED LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT, 1-4 p.m. Oct. 1, Oct, 15, Oct, 29, Nov. 5, Williams, info@williamscommunityforestproject,org. Outdoor experience for children to develop physical and social skills, love and respect for woodlands. By donation. Contact to register.

YOUNG MASTER GARDENERS, 11:30 a.m.-noon and 3-3:45 p.m. Oct. 11, Josephine Community Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. "All About Seeds" program looks at seed pods, how seeds travel in nature, how they sprout. Free; morning program for 5 and younger, afternoon for 6 and older.

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, 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

KID TIME DISCOVERY EXPERIENCE, 106 N. Central Ave., Medford, 541-772-9922, www.kid-time.org. Interactive exhibits and classes that promote imagination and cooperative play. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission $6-$10.

SCIENCEWORKS, 1500 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6767, www.scienceworksmuseum.org. Exhibits and activities related to energy, anatomy, chemistry, perception, motion, engineering, other sciences. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; admission $10-$12, free for kids under 2, $2 every first Sunday.

Art

Josephine County

ART IN THE COMMUNITY, members of the Josephine County Artists' Association show their paintings. For September: Janice Barnes Webb and Maria DeRuyte at U.S. Bank, 400 S.W. Sixth St., Jean Mount at Umpqua Bank, 1670 Williams Highway.

BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. Photographs by Kolby Wall, through September.

GALLERY ONE AT THE MUSEUM, 229-B S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1218. Nature and landscape photography from around the area by Ted Demetriades, through September.

GRANTS PASS BRANCH LIBRARY, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. New mosaic paper and glass art by Bebe Keith, ongoing.

GRANTS PASS MUSEUM OF ART, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Open Studio Preview, through Sepr. 29.

GREAT NORTHWEST MUSIC, 220 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-956-8600. Life-sized clay model for a bronze monument of Brady Adams by local sculptor Peter Sedlow, in the window display, through September.

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.

SOUTHERN OREGON GUILD GALLERY, 24353 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-659-3858. "Humor in Art," mixed media work by gallery artists, through Nov. 10.

UNTITLED 2.0, 119 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, www.untitled2gallery.com. "Flesh," bold, gestural figurative works in graphite, charcoal and colorful life drawings by Janet Matthey, through September.

VINTAGE OUTLET & CONSIGNMENTS, 117 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-295-7540. Historic landscape paintings from the 1890s through the 1960s, focusing on California and other Western landscapes, from a private collection, through September.

Jackson County

ART AND SOUL GALLERY, 247 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-326-6960. "The Birds and the Bees," colorful and textured pollinator paintings by Pamela Haunschild, through Sept. 30.

ART DU JOUR GALLERY, 213 E. Main St. Medford, 541-770-3190. People's Choice Photography Exhibit, through Sept. 30, plus work by gallery artists, ongoing.

ART PRESENCE, 206 Fifth St., Jacksonville, 541-899-3759. "Harvest: A Change of Season," work by gallery artists, "Geometry: Within and Without," photography by Tom Glassman and raku pottery by John Dodero; work by Delores Ribal, through Oct. 1.

ASHLAND ART CENTER, 357 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-301-5975. Work by Darlene Southworth and Jo Ann Manzone, through September, plus work by gallery artists, ongoing.

ASHLAND ART WORKS, 291 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-4735. Furniture by John Weston, pottery by Bonnie Morgan and jewelry by Liz Ellingson, all made with local materials, through September.

BERRYMAN GALLERY, at the Craterian theater, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-772-8118. "Brushes Behind the Desk," artwork by the Rogue Gallery staff, through Sept. 27.

GALLERIE KARON, 500 A St., Ashland, 541-482-9008. "The Female of the Species, Part II," all women artists invitational, through September.

HANSON HOWARD GALLERY, 89 Oak St. Ashland, 541-488-2562. "Forma: form, shape & beauty," madrone burl sculptures by Christian Burchard and acrylic paintings on Baltic birch by Claire Duncan, through September.

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. Artistic images by award-winning photographer John Kirk, through September.

ROGUE GALLERY, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, 541-772-8118. "Pastels Vistas," oil paintings and pastels by Phoenix artist Linda Elesiya Evans, depicting the Rogue Valley, coast, wine country and mountains, through Oct. 6; "Abstract Perceptions," paintings by Vince Carl and Susan Lehman, through Sept. 22.

Douglas County

UMPQUA VALLEY ARTS CENTER, 1624 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-672-2532. Umpqua Plein Air Exhibit, artwork created during three-day outdoor painting event, through Oct. 27.

Literary

Josephine County

AUTHOR TALK/BOOK SIGNING, 1-3 p.m. Sept. 30, Oregon Books, 150 N.E. E St., Grants Pass, 541-476-3132. Carole Beers presents "Over the Edge," her second Pepper Kane mystery set in the Rogue Valley. Free.

AUTHOR INNOVATIVE MARKETING, 2:30-4 p.m. Oct. 3, 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.

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

AUTHOR READING, 7 p.m. Sept. 21, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Andy Baxter presents "The Exercise Prescription" The Stuff that I Know About Exercise and the Aging Body that You Should." Free.

WORDS AND WINE, 2-5 p.m. Sept. 23, Cliff Creek Cellars Vineyard, 1015 McDonough Road, Gold Hill, 541-621-3519. Meet-and-greet with 14 local authors, book signings with discussion and wine tasting. Free admission, wine tastings are half price.

AUTHOR TALK, 1-2 p.m. Sept. 25, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Local author Leslie Compton presents her historical novel "Dearest Minnie." Free.

AUTHOR READING, 7 p.m. Sept. 25, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Dennis Rasmussen presents "Guys in Their 20s in the '60s: A Novel Inspired by Actual Events." Free.

BRAIN BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sept. 26, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion" by Jonathan Haidt. Free.

SISKIYOU SLEUTHS BOOK GROUP, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 27, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Mystery discussion group reads "The Blind Assassin" by Margaret Atwood. Free.

AUTHOR READING, 7 p.m. Sept. 28, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Debbie Bloch presents "Blue Magic." Free.

BOOK SALE, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesday, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Tuesdays, through Sept. 30, Jackson County Genealogy Library, 3405 S. Pacific Highway, Medford, 541-512-2340. Genealogy books.

AUTHOR TALK & SIGNING, 10:30 a.m. Oct. 1, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. J. Crockett presents debut novel "Nostalgic Blood." Free.

Fairs, Fests

Josephine County

HEALTHY FOOD FESTIVAL, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 30, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, healthyfoodfestival.org. Food samples and demonstrations, farm and garden expo, healing center, health clinic, speakers, vendors with healthy products and services, local authors, child care, raffles, door prizes. Free admission.

Jackson County

SOUTHERN OREGON SMOKED SALMON FEST, 1-5 p.m. Sept. 23, Pear Blossom Park, Medford, 541-608-6868. Smoked salmon competition, live music, beer and wine, local vendors, family activities. Admission $25 general, $10 ages 17-20, free for 16 and younger; benefits The Maslow Project.

SOUTHERN OREGON MUSIC FESTIVAL, Sept. 29-Oct. 1, Medford, 866-448-1948, somusicfest.org. Fifteen bands play over three days at four venues. Three-day all-event pass $85-$90; single day passes $30-$50, youth passes $20.

VARSITY WORLD FILM WEEK, Oct. 6-13, Varsity Theatre, downtown Ashland, ashlandfilm.org/vwfw, catheatres.com. Showings of 13 films representing 23 countries, plus opening and closing night festivities, Q&As, after-screening parties. Passport $45-$40 for six films, $7-$9 single films; opening and closing events prices separately.

SCARECROW FESTIVAL, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 7-8, Hanley Farm, 1053 Hanley Road, Central Point, 541-773-6536. Scarecrow making (kits $10-$15), farmhouse tours ($3-$5), hayrides, apple bobbing, heritage games, pumpkin painting. Free admission.

MAX AND THE MONSTER, 7-9 p.m. Oct. 7-8 and Oct. 15, Hanley Farm, 1053 Hanley Road, Central Point, 541-773-6536. Guided lantern-lit tours through fields and farm, suitable for children 5 and older, with an adult. $8 adults, $5 children; includes apple bobbing, movies, music.

Misc.

Josephine County

SELMA DRIVE-IN, 9:30 p.m. Fridays, Selma Community and Education Center, 18255 Redwood Highway, Selma. Family films to raise money for the center. Schedule: Sept. 22, "Star Trek Beyond"; Sept. 29, "The Shawshank Redemption." $5 per person or $20 per car.

UNCHAIN PARTY, 4-7:30 p.m. Sept. 22, Fruitdale Grange, 1440 Parkdale Drive, Grants Pass, 541-866-2527. Spaghetti dinner, guitarist Arturo Ville, raffles, live and silent auctions, to benefit the Toby Fund for rural animals. $20, at the door.

RESPONSIBLE DOG OWNERSHIP DAY, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 23, Riverside Park, 541-479-0917. Meet dog breeds, silent auction of dog art, breed parade, demonstrations, rally course, microchip clinic, vendors, nonprofit organizations, Search & Rescue booth, dog tricks. Free admission, well-behaved dogs welcome on non-retractable leashes.

SATURDAY PARKWAYS, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 23, Gilbert Creek Park, 1750 N.W. Hawthorne Ave., Grants Pass, 541-471-6435. Interactive activities for all ages. Free.

OPEN STUDIOS — HOW ART IS MADE, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 23-24 and Sept. 30-Oct. 1, throughout the Rogue Valley, 541-479-3290, www.gpmuseum.com. Self-guided tours of 18 studios visiting 23 artists. Tickets $20, sold at museum, Evergreen Federal, Gallery One.

JOSEPHINE COUNTY RECOVERY FAIR, 1-6 p.m. Sept. 26, Parkway Christian Center, 229 N.E. Beacon Drive, Grants Pass, 541-479-8847. Treatment information, resources and support for those affected by addiction and their families, free haircuts, food, live music, dunk tank, face painting, kids' activities. Free.

THE ECLAIR AFFAIR, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 29, The Bear Hotel, 2101 N.E. Spalding Ave., Grants Pass, 541-956-2159. Music by Ellipse, beer and wine, appetizers, door prizes, silent auction, to benefit P.E.O Chapter EX. Tickets $20, includes one drink, food.

COMMUNITY DAY & FOOD DRIVE, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sept. 30, Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve, Caves Highway, 20 miles south of Cave Junction, 541-592-2100, ext. 2262. Fre cave tours (with nonperishable food donations), Junior Ranger program. bounce house, chateau tours (2 p.m.), information tables on trails and watershed.

QUILTS IN THE COUNTRY, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 6-7, Hugo Ladies Club, 6050 Hugo Road, Hugo, 6541-955-9575. Quilt displays, silent auction, quilt raffle, raffle baskets, vendors and door prizes, handcrafted boutique items, lunch and desserts, music by Oregon Little Big Band Duo. Admission free.

EMPTY BOWLS, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 9, Parkway Christian Center, 229 N.E. Beacon Drive, Grants Pass, 541-476-2373. Soup and bread dinner, plus a handcrafted bowl to take home, and silent auction. $25, advance tickers suggested.

HARVEST MOON HONKY-TONK, 5:30-9 p.m. Oct. 14. Selma Community Center, 18255 Redwood Highway, Selma, 541-592-6222, artscouncil199@gmail.com. Dinner, beer and wine, desserts, music by The Out of Towner. Tickets $20; benefits Illinois River Valley Arts Council.

Jackson County

RIDE THE ROGUE, Sept. 23, Palmerton Park, Rogue River, www.ridetherogue.com. Cycling event, with four rides available. $30-$50.

AMPHIBIOUS FIRE ENGINE OPEN HOUSE, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 23, 3263 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-499-1356, 541-840-5568. Southern Oregon Historical Society displays fire engine rescued from 1948 Ashland flood. Free, donations welcome.

LIVING HISTORY TOURS, noon, 1:30 and 3 p.m. Sept. 23, Beekman House, 470 E. California St., Jacksonville, 541-245-3650. Costumed docents share insights into Depression-era life. $8 adults, $5 seniors and students.

STARRY NIGHT, 5 p.m. Sept. 30, Rogue Valley County Club, 2660 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-772-8118, roguegallery.org. Live and silent auctions, acoustic swing music by Gypsy Rogue, cocktails and dinner, to benefit Rogue Gallery. Tickets $65.

HISTORY LECTURE SERIES, noon Oct. 4, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, noon, Oct. 11, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996, 541-773-6536. The 10th in a year-long history lecture series called "Windows in Time." Free.

RAILROAD PARK, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. second and fourth Sundays, through October, 2222 Table Rock Road at Berrydale Avenue, Medford, 541-774-2400. Steam train rides, model railroad layouts, historic railroad equipment, Hogwarts Express remote control train, antique telegraph system, educational exhibits. Admission and parking are free.

SANCTUARY ONE FARM TOURS, 10 and 11 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays, through October, Sanctuary One, 13195 Upper Applegate Road, Jacksonville, 541-899-8627, sanctuaryone.org. Tours of nonprofit care farm for abused and neglected farm animals and pets. $10 per person.

Douglas County

DAHLIA SHOW, noon-4 p.m. Sept. 23, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 24, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 541-672-7352. Displays of colorful flower arrangements. Free admission.

Casinos

Douglas County

SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-772-5425. The Brothers Reed, through Sept. 24; Hotel Patio, musical entertainment Fridays and Saturdays through Sept. 30; Hunks — The Show, Oct. 7; Brittney Ride Event, Oct. 13-15; Chad Freeman and Redline, Oct. 25-29; Bill Engvall, Nov. 18; Price is Right Live Stage Show, Nov. 25-26; karaoke, Tuesdays.

Portland area

SPIRIT MOUNTAIN CASINO, Grand Ronde, 800-760-7977. Billy Ray Cyrus, Oct. 14; Decadence — A Chocolate Fair, Oct. 21; Pacific Northwest Tattoo Expo, Nov. 10-12; John Michael Montgomery with Craig Campbell, Nov,. 18; Dwight Yoakam, Dec. 16.; Keith Sweat, Jan. 13.

Oregon coast

CHINOOK WINDS CASINO, Lincoln City, 888-244-6665. Theresa Caputo, Oct. 20-22; Charley Pride, Nov. 3-4; Sara Evans at Christmas, Dec. 1-2.

MILL CASINO, North Bend, 800-953-4800. Jay Mohr, Sept. 23; Oktoberfest, Oct. 21; Comedy Night, Wednesdays; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

THREE RIVERS CASINO, Florence, 541-997-7529. UFC 216, Oct. 7; Scrapbook Fun Fest, Oct. 7; UFC 217, Nov. 4; Civil War Tailgate party, Nov. 25; UFC 218, Dec. 2; UFC 219, Dec. 30; Justin Shandor as Elvis, Jan. 12-14; So You Think You Can Sing, Wednesdays.


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