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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. Nov. 25, Paul Turnipseed, jazz, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

CEDARWOOD SALOON, 1345 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-6160. Nov. 24-25, Frankie Hernandez Band, rock, soul, funk, reggae, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Nov. 30, 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. Nov. 30, open mic with B Wishes, 7-11 p.m.; Wednesdays, karaoke with Jammer Dave, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

G STREET BAR AND GRILL, 125 S.E. G St., Grants Pass, 541-956-54527. Nov. 24-25, Saucy, dance music; Nov. 26, Paint & Sip, 3 p.m., $40, call to register, 541-450-1284; Nov. 30, Girdinelli Trio, gypsy soul. Music is 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

THE HAUL, 121 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4991. Nov. 25, Evening Shades, indie rock, pop, progressive, 9 p.m.-midnight.; Nov. 30, open mic, 7-10 p.m., sign-ups start at 6:30 p.m. No cover.

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. Nov. 24-25, Hot Gossip, vintage rock 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

THE LAUGHING CLAM, 121 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1110. Nov. 24, Beau Berry Band, vintage to modern covers, 6-9 p.m.; Nov. 25, Cover 3, acoustic originals and covers, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

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

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

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. Nov. 24, The Rogue Underground, blues, funk, rock, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., no cover; Nov. 25, DJ Night, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., no cover; Nov. 26, Lovely Budz, reggae rock, 9-11 p.m., no cover; Nov. 30 Burlesque Bingo, dancers, comedians, bingo, 7-9 p.m., $5.

SPEAKEASY TAPROOM & WINE BAR, 208 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-450-4248. Nov. 29, Crafts and Cocktails, 6:30 p.m., $40-$45, call for reservations; Dec. 13, Pints and Paint, 6:30 p.m., $40-$45, call for reservations.

STITCHES BAR & GRILL, 670 Fruitdale Drive, Grants Pass, 541-244-1961. Nov. 27, Paint Night, 7-9 p.m., $45, all art supplies furnished, call for reservations; nightly, karaoke, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., no cover.

TAYLOR'S COUNTRY STORE, 202 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-5358. Nov. 24, Wiz Krisa, solo acoustic, 5:30-9:30 p.m. No cover.

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

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

WILD RIVER PUB, 533 N.E. F St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4456. 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. Dec. 6, California Honeydrops, R&B, funk, soul, $20 advance, $25 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.

Dec. 2, Divine Dirt, Repellent, Iconoplasty, 9:30 p.m. Cover.

BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. Nov. 24-25, The Rogue Suspects Trio, rock, blues, funk, 8-11 p.m.; Nov. 30, Seth Hansson, acoustic, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

BOOMTOWN SALOON, 105 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-702-2252. Nov. 25, The Roadsters, classic rock, country, 8:30-11:30 p.m. No cover.

BRICKROOM, 35 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6030. Dec. 1, Landon Wordswell with Gift of Gab, rap, hip hop, 9 p.m., $10; Dec. 8, Matthew Logan Vasquez (of Delta Spirit), Kelsey Wilson (of Wild Child) and Cameron Neal (of Horse Thief), folk, rock, indie, 9 p.m., $10 at brownpapertickets.com.

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. Nov. 25, Brother, tribal, Celtic, 9 p.m., $10 or $5 with canned or packaged food, free with donation of new toys or new packaged adult socks, proceeds to local families in need; Tuesdays, karaoke, 8 p.m., no cover.

CHADWICKS PUB AND SPORTS BAR, 2300 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-770-1234. Nov. 24-25, Comedy Night with opener Jill Maragos and headliner Susan Jones, 9-10:30 p.m. $10, karaoke after comedy.

GRANITE TAPHOUSE, 23 S. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-5055. Sundays, karaoke, 9:30 p.m. No cover.

GRAPE STREET BAR & GRILL, 31 S. Grape St., Medford, 541-500-8881. Nov. 25, Hog Wild, rock, soul, blues, classic rock, 8 p.m.; Nov. 28, Ashland Blues Society jam with Leonard Griffie, blues, 6:30 p.m. No cover.

HABANEROS, 142 N. Front St., Medford, 541-779-9770. Nov. 25, Latino Night with DJ Coco, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

THE HOMESTEAD PUB , 119 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-299-0644. Nov. 25, Rickishane, with Rick Bolz, rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

HOWIEE'S ON FRONT, 16 N. Front St., Medford, 541-773-5767. Nov. 24, Parole Denied and Through The Sky, rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m; Nov. 25, The Strings Broken Band, rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Wednesdays, Trivia Night, 7-10 p.m.; Thursdays, 1980s DJ dance music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., no cover.

J'VILLE TAVERN, 125 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1170. Nov. 24, Black Cadillac Kings, classic rock, 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, rockabilly, blues, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

JOHNNY B'S ROCKIN' DINER, 120 E. Sixth St., Medford, 541-773-1900. Nov 24, Prison Dress, punk, Tallwomen, rock, El Chapo, garage fuzz punk, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Nov. 25, Spicy When Naked, pop, punk, thrash; The Happys, alternative, dysfunctional grunge; Thees The Nuts, radical alternative; 8 p.m.; Nov. 30, Iconoplasty, Stubborn Son, BPOL, Derek Deon and the Vaughns, 9 p.m.-midnight. Cover charges vary.

LA BAGUETTE MUSIC CAFE, 340 A St., Ashland, 541-482-0855. Nov. 22, La Baguette House Band, jazz standards, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., no cover; Nov. 22, Coco's Ballet, Conrad Johnson, guitar, and Lily McCabe, violin, 7-9 p.m., $10; Nov. 29, Sister Speak Duo, with Swift Pony opening, 7:30-9:30 p.m., $10.

MORRTON'S, 980 Phoenix Road, Medford, 541-772-3154. Nov. 24. John Galfano and Rock Bolz, classic rock, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. Nov. 24, Sunny, 9-10 p.m.; Nov. 25, St. Cinder, 9-11:45 p.m., $5.; Nov. 26, The Corner Boys, 6-9 p.m.; Nov. 28, John Johns, 9-11 p.m.; Silence the Duck, 8-10 p.m.; Mondays, open mic, 9-11 p.m. No cover, unless noted.

PIER 21, 841 Stewart Ave., Medford, 541-776-3263. Nov. 24-25, Rock Candy (formerly Tina and The Mix), rock, blues, R&B, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Wednesdays, open jam night, 8 p.m.-midnight; Thursdays, karaoke, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

ROCKY TONK SALOON & GRILL, 333 E. Main St., Medford, 541-973-2887. Nov. 24-25, DJ dance music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., no cover; Dec. 7, Jason Michael Carroll, acoustic country, 7:30 p.m., $10 advance, $12 door, tickets at www.universe.com; Tuesdays and Fridays, free line dance lessons, 7-9 p.m..

SMITHFIELDS PUB & PIES, 23 S. Second St., Ashland, 541-482-7437. Mondays, Robbie DaCosta and Friends, 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. Nov. 22, The Strings Broken Band, rock, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

WALKABOUT BREWING, 921 Mason Way, Medford, 541-734-4677. Nov. 16, Black Market Comedy, stand-up, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

WILD GOOSE CAFE & BAR, 2365 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-488- 4103. Nov. 22, The Elephant, 8-11 p.m.; Nov. 24, Dave Scoggin Duo, 6-8 p.m., karaoke, 8:30 p.m.-midnight; Nov. 25, karaoke, 8:30 p.m.-midnight; Nov. 26, Jim Quimby, 6-8 p.m., Little Thom's Open Mike, 8-11 p.m.; Nov. 27, Peggy Rose's Singer's Showcase, 7:30 p.m.; Nov. 28, Justin Gordon and the AAA All Stars, 8 p.m.-11; Nov. 29, Sage Meadow, acoustic, 8-11 p.m.; Nov. 30, Frankie Hernandez, rock, Latin, soul, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

Wineries

Josephine County

SCHMIDT FAMILY VINEYARDS, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9985. Nov. 24-26, Thanksgiving Open House, with wine specials, including sweet riesling, turkey chili, noon-5 p.m.

SERRA VINEYARDS, 222 Missouri Flat Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9223. Nov. 24-26, Thanksgiving Open House, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

TROON VINEYARD, 1475 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9900. Nov. 24-25, Thanksgiving Open House, with wine specials, music by Jeff Kloetzel, photo booth and food by Saigon Xich Lo, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Jackson County

AGATE RIDGE WINERY, 1098 Nick Young Road, Eagle Point, 541-830-3050. Nov. 24-26, Thanksgiving Open House, noon-5 p.m.

BELLE FIORE WINERY, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland, 541-552-4900. Nov. 24, Jen Ambrose, acoustic blues, rock, jazz, country; Nov. 25, Stolen Moments, American, Latin, gypsy jazz; Nov. 26, Bob Rawlings Trio, acoustic classic jazz, bossnova; Nov. 29, Hollis Peach, folk; Nov. 30, Jef Ramsey Duo, bluegrass, Cajun, country, swing. Music is 5-7 p.m. No cover.

CLIFF CREEK CELLARS, 1015 McDonough Road, Gold Hill, 541-855-5330. Nov. 24-26, Thanksgiving Open House, wine tastings, sales, noon-5 p.m.

DEL RIO VINEYARDS & WINERY, 52 N. River Road, Gold Hill, 541-855-2062. Nov. 25-26, Thanksgiving Open House, with new releases, light food pairings, mulled wine samples, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

EDENVALE WINERY, 2310 Voorhies Road, Medford, 541-512-2955, ext. 2. Nov. 24-25, Thanksgiving Open House, appetizer bites and wine pairings, holiday decorations, noon-4 p.m. Friday, noon-3 p.m. Saturday, $15-$20; Holiday Sunday Brunch, Sundays, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Dec. 3-Jan. 7, reservations required. No cover.

KRISELLE CELLARS, 12956 Modoc Road, White City, 541-830-8466. Nov. 24, Mike Brons, acoustic guitar and vocals, 1-4 p.m.; Nov. 25, Jen Ambrose, acoustic guitar and vocals, 1-4 p.m. No cover.

LEDGER DAVID CELLARS, 245 N. Front St., Central Point, 541-664-2218. Nov. 24-26, Thanksgiving Open House, with soup, small bites, noon-5 p.m No cover.

RED LILY VINEYARDS, 11777 Highway 238, Jacksonville, 541-846-6800. Nov. 24, Red Friday, wine, food, holiday market of locally made goods, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

ROXY ANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. Nov. 24, Bustin' Out, classic rock from the 1970s-'90s, 6-8 p.m., $5-$7; Nov. 29, Top Secret, acoustic variety, 5:30-7:30 p.m., no cover.

SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. Nov. 22, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop duo; Nov. 29, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals; Music is 6-8 p.m., $3-$4.

Music

Josephine County

ILLINOIS VALLEY CHORUS, 7 p.m. Nov. 28, Immanuel United Methodist Church, 200 W. Watkins St., Cave Junction, 541-592-2981. "Giving Thanks: Songs of Gratitude and Community" program includes music by Brahms, Paul Simon, Josh Groban and a Navajo prayer, plus a sing-along. Free.

ROGUE COMMUNITY CHORUS & ROGUE SINGERS, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 1, Fifth and H streets, Grants Pass, 541-956-7303. Choirs perform holiday and seasonal songs. Free.

JONNY LANG, 8 p.m. Dec. 1, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 5410-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. Blues guitarist, for 21 and over only. $45 general, $55 and $65 reserved.

"CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD," 3 p. Dec. 2, Rogue Auditorium, Rogue Community College, 3345 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-956-7303. Rogue Community Chorus and Rogue Singers perform holiday songs from Latin America, Africa, Caribbean, Europe and America, plus a Christmas carol sing-along. Admission free; new unwrapped toy donations welcome.

MESSIAH COMMUNITY SING-ALONG, 3 p.m. Dec. 3, River Valley Church, 405 N.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-955-4833. Community members join Rogue Community College Orchestra and RCC Chorus to perform Handel's holiday classic. Free.

ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONY, 3 p.m. Dec. 3, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-708-6400, rvsymphony.org. Works by Humperdinck, Bach, Mozart, Gliere, Anderson, Campbell and more holiday selections, with soprano Laura Portune. $15, $22, $30, $37, $43.

3 RIVERS CHORALE, 3 p.m. Dec. 3, Immanuel United Methodist Church, 200 W. Watkins St., Cave Junction, 541-479-6599. "Go Where I Send Thee" program, a Christmas-palooza of music to brighten the season. Free, donations welcome.

COMMUNITY MUSIC NIGHT, 7-9 p.m. Dec. 3, Dec. 17, Bridgeview Community Church, 5181 Holland Loop Road, Cave Junction, 541-592-3923. Acoustic music jam. Free.

DEL MCCOURY BAND, 8 p.m. Dec. 3, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 5410-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. Bluegrass, Americana, folk, for 21 and over only. $40.

EIGHT DOLLAR MOUNTAIN, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, barnstormersgp.org. High-energy bluegrass quintet. Tickets $15.

ROCK CONCERT, 6-10 p.m. Dec. 6, Eaden Ballroom, 244 S.W. K St., Grants Pass. Music by Silver and Gold, rock from Colorado, and guests. Admission $7.

ROBERT CRAY, 8 p.m. Dec. 6, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 5410-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. Blues, R&B, soul, for 21 and over only. $38 general, $48 and $58 reserved.

CELTIC HARPISTS, 7 p.m. Dec. 7, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 129 N.W. E St., Grants Pass, 415-275-1466, www.uugp.org. Lisa Lynne and Aryeh Frankfurter play two Celtic harps, the Swedish nyckellharpa, Ukrainian bandura, cittern, viola and more to perform traditional instrumental music from Sweden and Ireland, seasonal music and original compositions. $15.

ZEPPARELLA, 8 p.m. Dec. 8, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 5410-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. All-female hard rock tribute band, for 21 and over only. $20.

FIGHTING HUNGER WITH HARMONY, 3 p.m. Dec. 10, River Valley Church, 405 N.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass. Rogue Community Concert Band performs seasonal music. Free, donations of food and money to support the Josephine County Food Bank.

3 RIVERS CHORALE, 3 p.m. Dec. 10, Bethany Presbyterian Church, 741 N.W. Fourth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-6577. "Go Where I Send Thee" program, a Christmas-palooza of music to brighten the season. $15 adults, $5 children; sold at Oregon Books and at the door.

COLLIE BUDDZ, 8 p.m. Dec. 10, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 5410-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. Contemporary reggae with hip hop influences, for 21 and over only. $25.

HOLIDAY CANDLELIGHT CONCERT, 7 p.m. Dec. 15, Life of Learning, 459 Galice Road, Merlin, 541-476-1200. Life of Learning Foundation choirs present traditional and modern sacred music, Christmas carols, Lord of the Dance, songs by contemporary composers and talk by Guy Finley. Free.

BIG BAD VOODOO DADDY, 8 p.m. Dec. 15, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 5410-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. Contemporary swing revival band, for 21 and over only. $38 general, $48 and $58 reserved.

ACOUSTIC JAM, 6-9 p.m. Dec. 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.

Jackson County

COMMUNITY SONGWEAVING, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Nov. 24, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N., Ashland, 541-482-3776. Michael Zeligs and Sophia Ocean with songs and music of transformation, inspiration, poetic insight. $10 includes CD.

ROGUE COMMUNITY COLLEGE STRINGS, 7 p.m. Nov. 27, RCC Music Building C, 130 E. Eighth St., Medford, 541-890-3423. Selections from "The Theme from Schindler's List, "Scheherazade," "Oblivion," with soloists. "Adagio for Strings" and fiddle tunes. Free.

SOU WIND ENSEMBLE, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30, SOU Music Recital Hall, 405 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. Program demonstrates the changing trends in compositional practices, from J.S. Bach to contemporary composers. $10 general, $5 seniors, free for full-time students.

TERRAPIN FLYER, 9 p.m. Nov. 30, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-7001, liveatthearmory.com. Rock with former Grateful Dead members and others, for 21 and over. $25 advance, $30 door.

BOB HAWORTH, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Dec. 1, Shady Cove Library, 22477 Highway 62, Shady Cove, 541-878-2270. Tales and tunes from the folk music era, from the 1940s through the 1960s. Free.

SOU PERCUSSION ENSEMBLES, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1, SOU Music Recital Hall, 405 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. Various percussion groups perform. $10 general, $5 seniors, free for full-time students.

VOICES OF THE APPLEGATE, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1, Jacksonville Presbyterian Church, Sixth and California streets, Jacksonville, 541-846-6988. Four-part harmony songs of the autumn season and Christmas holiday music. Free.

ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONY, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000; 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2, SOU Music Recital Hall, 405 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-708-6400, rvsymphony.org. Works by Humperdinck, Bach, Mozart, Gliere, Anderson, Campbell and more holiday selections, with soprano Laura Portune. Medford tickets $15-$48; Ashland tickets $36-$55.

OREGON OLD TIME FIDDLERS, 1-3 p.m. Dec. 2, Roxy Ann Grange, 1850 Spring St., Medford, 541-779-8145. acoustic music for musicians of all levels and ages. Special recognition to Don Maddox celebrating his 95th birthday. Admission by donation.

ROGUE VALLEY CHORALE, 7 p.m. Dec. 2, 3 p.m. Dec. 3, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. John Rutter's "Gloria" and Daniel Pinkham's "Christmas Cantata," plus seasonal favorites and a holiday sing-along. $10 and $20 adults, $5 students and children.

SOU CHOIRS CONCERT, 3 p.m. Dec. 3, SOU Music Recital Hall, 405 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. $10 general, $5 seniors, free for full-time students.

VOICES OF THE APPLEGATE, 3 p.m. Dec. 3, Applegate Lodge, 15100 Highway 238, Applegate, 541-846-6988. Four-part harmony songs of the autumn season and Christmas holiday music. Free.

SISKIYOU SINGERS, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8, 3:30 p.m. Dec. 9, 3:30 p.m. Dec. 10, SOU Music Recital Hall, 405 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-482-5290, siskiyousingers.org. "Alleluia: Songs of Joy and Inspiration" program includes glorious works, cultural expressions of faith, contemporary insights and work by local composers, with the Siskiyou Violins. $20 general, $5 for students and Oregon Trail Card holders; sold at Music Coop and Paddington Station in Ashland, Grocery Outlet in Medford and online.

"WITH EVERY CHRISTMAS CARD I WRITE," 7 p.m. Dec. 14-15, Dec. 21-22, 1 and 7 p.m. Dec. 16 and Dec. 23, 1 p.m. Dec. 17, Randall Theater, 10 E. Third St.,

Medford, 541-632-3258, randalltheatre.org. Kacie Bowers sings songs about the magic of Christmas. $12.

SOUTHERN OREGON CONCERT BAND, 7 p.m. Dec. 15, Central Medford High School, 815 S. Oakdale Ave., Medford, 541-324-0404. Holiday and seasonal music. Free.

SPECIAL HOLIDAY CONCERT, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15, Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-227-1710, brownpapertickets.com. Michael Palzewicz on violin, viola, cello, viola de gamba, and Jodi French on harpsichord, play music of Mozart, Bach, Telemann, Corrette, Palzewicz. $25, online.

"NAUGHTY BUT NICE LATE NIGHT CABARET," 11 p.m. Dec. 15 and Dec. 22, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, theoregoncabaret.com. Song, dance, comedy, and more from a variety of Cabaret performers. $10.

SOUTHERN OREGON REPERTORY SINGERS, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16, 3 p.m. Dec. 17, SOU Music Recital Hall, 405 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-0900. "The Snow Lay Deep on the Ground" program features festive music for organ, brass and choir, lush romantic music by Will Todd, the North Medford High School Chamber Choir and sacred and secular carols from around the world. $26 and $32.

YOUTH SYMPHONY ALUMNI CONCERT, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 20, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Showcase of accomplished young string, brass, woodwind and percussion musicians from throughout the region. $20.

STORM LARGE'S HOLIDAY ORDEAL, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 30, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Smoldering, edgy vocalist starts the new year early, with adult content, humor and explicit language. $37, $40, $43.

Douglas County

"THE MESSIAH", 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1, Church of the Nazarene, 235 N.E. Rice St., Myrtle Creek, 541-496-0748. Roseburg Concert Chorale, UVCC Chamber Choir and Umpqua Chamber Orchestra, with soloists, perform Handel's classic. $10, free for students and children.

"THE MESSIAH", 3 p.m. Dec. 3, Jacoby Auditorium, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-496-0748. Roseburg Concert Chorale, UVCC Chamber Choir and Umpqua Chamber Orchestra, with soloists, perform Handel's classic. $10, free for students and children.

UMPQUA SINGERS, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8, Centerstage Theatre, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-4691. Chorus is joined by the Bighorn Jazz band performing jazz standards, contemporary selections and Christmas favorites. $10, free for students and children.

Northern California

JOHN WELSH BAND, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30, Crescent Elk Auditorium, 944 G St., Crescent City, Calif., 707-464-1336. Reggae, surf rock, West African and Latin rhythms $12-$18.

On Stage

Josephine County

"A CHRISTMAS CAROL" 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Dec. 1-17 Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, barnstormersgp.com. A steampunk twist on the story of Ebenezer Scrooge's haunting night with visions of his dead partner and three spirits. Tickets $15; Nov. 30 preview is $5; Dec. 7 show is pay-what-you-can.

"THE SNOW QUEEN," 7 p.m. Dec. 8, Lorna Byrne Middle School, 101 S. Junction Ave., Cave Junction. The Dell'Arte Company presents a festive adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's story, about two young friends on the journey of a lifetime. Free.

"THE NUTCRACKER BALLET," 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9, 2 p.m. Dec. 10, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16, 2 p.m. Dec. 17, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-218-4953, gpnutcracker.org. Stillpoint Dance Studio's 26th annual production of the holiday classic about a little girl who enters a magical world. Section A tickets are $20; Section B tickets are $15 adults, $12 for youth and seniors.

"SUPERREAL — OUR TOWN, ONSTAGE," 7 p.m. Dec. 9, 5 p.m. Dec. 10, Lorna Byrne Middle School, 101 S. Junction Ave., Cave Junction, 541-649-2333. RiverStars Performings Arts presents a holiday romp about Scroogia, who has come to put the local economy asunder and the comics shop owners who try to free Cavetown from a villainous takeover. Pay-what-you-can, with talk-back with the artists after the show.

OLD TIME RADIO PLAYERS, 7 p.m. Dec. 15-16 2 p.m Dec. 17, Flower Building, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-659-7723. Variety show with song and dance and Abbot and Costello Christmas skit, with refreshments. $12 with advance reservation, $14 door.

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 NUTCRACKER BALLET," 7 p.m. Nov. 25, 3 p.m. Nov. 26, North Medford High School, 1900 N. Keene Way Drive, Medford, 541-772-1362. Medford Civic Ballet and Dance Arts Academy present full-length ballet that tells the story of a girl who enters a magical world. $10 adults, $5 children.

"THE SNOW QUEEN," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays, 1:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Nov. 25-Dec. 31, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055, www.ctporegon.org. Based on the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale, a wicked queen captures a young boy to solve the riddle of eternity while his friend tries to rescue him. Tickets $25 general, $20 students and seniors.

"A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS LIVE ON STAGE," 7 p.m. Nov. 28, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Live cast presents holiday classic on the true meaning of Christmas, with a jazz score. $32, $35, $38.

SCENES FROM AMERICAN THEATER, 12:30 p.m. Nov. 30, 1:30 p.m. Dec. 2, 12:30 p.m. Dec. 5, RCC Performance Hall, 130 E. Eighth St., Medford,cstengel@roguecc.edu. Students perform scenes from "Curse of the Starving Class," "Of Mice and Men," "The Glass Menagerie," 'The Zoo Story" and "Dead Man's Cell Phone." Free, for mature audiences.

COMEDY IMPROV, 3 p.m. Nov. 30, 7 p.m. Dec. 1, 3 p.m. Dec. 2, RCC Performance Hall, 130 E. Eighth St., Medford,cstengel@roguecc.edu. Students perform improv games, scenes, songs inspired by audience suggestions. Free.

"MARY POPPINS," 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Dec. 1-31, plus 8 p.m. Dec. 19-20, Dec. 26-27, 2 p.m. Dec. 30, Camelot Theatre, 101 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-5250, www.camelottheatre.org. Musical about a magical nanny in 1910 England. $29-$36; pay-what-you can is 8 p.m. Nov. 29, $18 preview is 8 p.m. Nov. 30.

HAMAZONS "A HOLIDAY CLASSIC," 8 p.m. Dec. 8-9, 2 p.m. Dec. 10, Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland, hamzons.com. All-woman comedy improv team takes on "It's a Wonderful Life" with other holiday classic references. $15 advance, $18 door; get tickets online.

"LITTLE WOMEN — THE MUSICAL," 7 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Dec. 8-31 (2 and 7 p.m. Dec. 23), Randall Theatre, 520 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville, 541-632-3258, randalltheatre.com. Musical adaptation of the coming-of-age story of four sisters during the American Civil War. Opening night reception $22-$24; regular performances $20-$22 or $15 Thursdays.

"SEUSSICAL," 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8-9, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14-15, 2 p.m. Dec. 16, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Teen Musical Theater of Oregon presents musical escapade to the magical world of Dr. Seuss. $24 general, $12 youth 18 and younger.

"TOMASEEN FOLEY'S A CELTIC CHRISTMAS," 3 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 23, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Traditional sing, dance, music and stories from Ireland. $32, $35, $38 general, $22, $25, $28 students.

"SHE LOVES ME," 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Mondays 1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through Dec. 31, (No shows Nov. 23, Nov, 27, Dec. 25), Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, theoregoncabaret.com. Romantic musical comedy in which two co-worker who loathe one another carry on a romance as pen pals. $25-$39.

Douglas County

"GREASE," 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through Dec. 3, Centerstage Theatre, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-4691 information, 541-440-7700 tickets. Musical about the good and bad times of life in 1950s high school. $8-$13.

"IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE," 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through Dec. 17, Betty Long Unruh Theatre, 1614 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-673-2125, www.uact-theatre.com. An everyman who believes the world would be better without him, learns from his guardian angel what life would be like had he never been born. $5-$13.

Child's Play

Josephine County

YOUNG MASTER GARDENERS, 11:30 a.m.-noon and 3-3:45 p.m. Dec. 13, Josephine Community Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. "Birds" program teaches how to identify birds and about their habitats. Free; morning program for 5 and younger, afternoon for 6 and older.

SENSORY FRIENDLY GYM, 10 a.m.-noon Dec. 16, 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.

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

"STORY OF SCROOGE," 1:30-2:30 p.m. Dec. 1, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-8678. Portland-based Traveling Lantern Theatre Company presents story of Ebenezer Scrooge learning the joy of giving. Free.

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

FIRST FRIDAY LIVE, 5-9 p.m. Dec. 1, downtown Grants Pass, grantspassport.com. Local galleries and businesses hold receptions for art viewers. Free.

ART IN THE COMMUNITY, members of the Josephine County Artists' Association show their paintings. For November: Barbara Newland at U.S. Bank, 400 S.W. Sixth St., Carla Griffin at Umpqua Bank, 1670 Williams Highway.

GALLERY ONE AT THE MUSEUM, 229-B S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1218. Delicately detailed ornaments with original drawings by Judy Davidson, through November. "Believe," holiday show with work by more than 60 local artists, Dec. 1-31.

GLASS FORGE GALLERY AND STUDIO, 501 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-955-0815. Abstract, landscape and floral acrylic paintings by Lindell Stacy-Horton, through November.

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. Annual Membership Show, non-juried exhibition of works by museum members, through Dec. 16.

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

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.

KING JEWELERS, 221 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-476-3777. Gemstone Show, loose and pre-set specialty gems, through November.

THE SHOPS AT SIXTH & G, 124 S.E. G St., Grants Pass. Holidays Market, with Christmas decorations and handmade goods, through November.

SOUTHERN OREGON GUILD GALLERY, 24353 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-659-3858. "Angels Among Us," artwork and gift items by guild artists, Nov. 19 through Jan. 27. Reception 2-4 p.m. Nov. 19, with live music, wine tasting, appetizers, $5.

UNTITLED 2.0, 119 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, www.untitled2gallery.com. "Impolite Conversation," artwork about politics and religion by local artists Claudia Marchini, Allen Smith, Tom Glassman, Paul James Cunningham, e bender-webb, Bee Bantug, HURT, Paul Silas Trapp and Duane Megyesi, through November.

WISE ROOTS YOGA STUDIO, 143 N.W. E St., Grants Pass, 541-659-1045. "Trees to Know in Oregon," oil and acrylic paintings in the impressionistic tradition by Ray Pague, Dec. 1-31.

Jackson County

ASHLAND GALLERY WALK, 5-8 p.m. Dec. 1, downtown Ashland, 541-488-8430, 877-PLAN-ART. Artists' receptions at downtown galleries.

THIRD FRIDAY ART WALK, 5-8 p.m. Dec. 15, throughout Medford. Local galleries and businesses hold receptions for art viewers. Free.

ART AND SOUL GALLERY, 247 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-326-6960. "An Assortment of Dogs," paintings by Nancy Zufich, through Nov. 27.

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. Photographs by Julie Bonney, weavings by Rhalia Keple, prints by Midge Black, through November, plus work by gallery artists, ongoing.

ASHLAND ART WORKS, 291 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-4735. "Winter Wonders: holiday gift show, through December.

CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS, Art Building, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, 541-212-0292. "A Light That Never Goes Out," paintings by Aimee Dahlin; "My Studio," canvas, acrylic and recycled materials by Danielle Olsen, "Natural States," photographs by Kelsey Goldman, "Lessons," paintings by Deweey Burton, "Transcendence," canvas paintings and digital illustrations by John Cimperman, "Rainbow Warriors," paintings honoring women from a multi-generational perspective by Sherry Amoore, through Nov. 29.

GALLERIE KARON, 500 A St., Ashland, 541-482-9008. "Faces, Hidden and Revealed Masks, Portraits and Puppets, portraits by five artists from all over the world and puppets in all their configurations, through November.

HANSON HOWARD GALLERY, 89 Oak St. Ashland, 541-488-2562. Gallery Artist Salon: The Paintings of Robert C. DeVoe, realistic still lifes in the classic tradition, Nov. 24-Dec. 30.

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

OAK LEAF STUDIO, 247 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-5756. "Best of 2017," acrylic and pastel landscape paintings by Leif Trygg, through November.

THE PHOTOGRAPHERS' GALLERY, 357 E, Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2772. "Into the Woods," photographs of the natural world by Julie Bonney, through November.

ROGUE GALLERY, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, 541-772-8118. "Time: Annual Members' Exhibition," more than 60 artists interpret the theme through watercolors, acrylics, oil paintings, sculptures, photography, pastels, through Dec. 21.

SCHNEIDER MUSEUM OF ART, Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Street, Ashland, 541-552-6245, www.sou.edu/sma. "Painting about Thinking about Painting" by Loren Munk; Clifford Wilton Exhibition; "The Wait" by Nathaniel Meade; and Highlights of the Permanent Collection, through Dec. 16.

SHEPHERD'S DREAM, 629 A St., Ashland, 541-708-5439. "Grape Expectations," watercolors by Kay Myer, through November.

STUDIO A.B, 621 A St., Ashland, 541-482-2253. Long-pose pastel portraits by Ann DiSalvo, "The Weekly Press Revisited" by Bruce Bayard, through November.

Douglas County

UMPQUA VALLEY ARTS CENTER, 1624 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-672-2532. "Down Range," works by 13 veteran artists, through Dec. 23; "Our Centennial Story," photos and news articles on the history of Soldiers Hospital/Arts Center, through Dec. 22.

Literary

Josephine County

AUTHOR INNOVATIVE MARKETING, 2:30-4 p.m. Dec. 5, 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. Dec. 8, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Read or listen to poems. Free, donations welcome.

ECKANKAR BOOK DISCUSSION, 10:30 a.m. Dec. 9, Grants Pass Branch Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-7648. Ongoing study of "Wisdom of the Heart" 3.

50-CENT BOOK SALE, 1-5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays, through Dec. 30, Williams Library, 20695 Williams Highway, Williams, 541-846-7020.

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 TALK & SIGNING, 2 p.m. Nov. 25, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Leslie Compton presents "Dearest Minnie: A Sailor's Story: Travel with Teddy Roosevelt's Great White Fleet 19070-1909." Free.

BRAIN BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Nov. 28, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "Immunity to Change: How to Overcome it and Unblock the Potential in Yourself and your Organization" by Robert Kegan and Lisa Laskow Laney. Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Nov. 28, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Clive Rosengren presents his novel "Velvet on a Tuesday Afternoon." Free.

SISKIYOU SLEUTHS BOOK GROUP, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 29, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Mystery discussion group reads "Lives of the Twins" by Rosamund Smith. Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m. Nov. 30, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Robert Arellano presents his novel "Havana Libre." Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m. Dec. 4, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Sharon Medhi presents "A Curious Quest for Absolute Truth: Snippets from the Early Years." Free.

BOOKS@NOON, noon-1 p.m. Dec. 5, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group

HOLIDAY BOOK SALE, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 5, 1-7 p.m. Dec. 7, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 9, Ruch Library, 7918 Highway 238, Ruch, 541-899-7438. Books, CDs. DVDs, other items.

READING, 7 p.m. Dec. 6, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Barry Kraft reads Dylan Thomas' "A Child's Christmas in Wales." Free.

SECOND TUESDAY BOOK CHAT, 5:30 p.m. Dec. 12, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6415. Book discussion group reads "Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake" by Anna Qundlen. Free.

THIRD FRIDAY BOOK SALE, 1-4 p.m. Dec. 15, Central Point Library, 116 S. Third St., Central Point. New and gently used books, DVDs and CDs.

AUTHOR TALK & SIGNING, 2 p.m. Dec. 16, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Leslie Compton presents "Dearest Minnie: A Sailor's Story: Travel with Teddy Roosevelt's Great White Fleet 19070-1909." Free.

Holiday

Josephine County

CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING EVENT, 5:30-9 p.m. Nov. 24, Holiday Plaza, Fifth and G streets, Grants Pass, 541-476-5773. Santa's arrival, sing-along of holiday songs, reading of "Twas the Night Before Christmas," tree lighting. Free.

COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING, 5 p.m. Nov. 25, Junction Inn, Caves and Redwood highways, Cave Junction, 541-592-3326. Tree lighting, caroling, Santa, cocoa and a bake sale. Free.

ROGUE WINTERFEST GALA & GRAND AUCTION, 5-9 p.m. Nov. 30, Bear Hotel, 2101 N.E. Spalding Ave., Grants Pass, 541-890-5472, roguewinterfest.org. Dinner buffet, wines and beers, live music, tree and art auction, for adults only. Sold out.

NATIVITY FESTIVAL, 5-8:30 p.m. Dec. 1, 10 a.m.-noon Dec. 2, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1969 Williams Highway, Grants Pass, 541-450-9580. Hundreds of Nativities from around the world. Friday includes live entertainment and kids activities. Free.

ROGUE WINTERFEST GOLDEN SOCIAL, 1-4 p.m. Dec. 1, Bear Hotel, 2101 N.E. Spalding Ave., Grants Pass, 541-890-5472, roguewinterfest.org. Holiday display and tree viewing, seasonal entertainment, light snacks, for seniors 55 and over only. Sold out.

CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Dec. 1, Newman United Methodist Church, Sixth and B streets, Grants Pass, 541-479-5369. Reading of "The Night Before Christmas," Christmas music, angel display, raffle baskets, refreshments. Free.

WINTER ARTS FESTIVAL, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 2, Pacifica, 14615 Watergap Road, Williams, 541-846-1100. Forty local artists with handmade items for sale, live music by 12 groups at two sites, poetry readings (11 a.m. and 2 p.m.), food for sale, cookie decorating, children's activities. Free admission.

HOLLY JOLLY CHRISTMAS PARADE, 6 p.m. Dec. 2, Sixth and K streets, heading north on Sixth to Fifth and G streets, Grants Pass, 541-476-7574. Floats, music and more. Free.

ROGUE WINTERFEST WEEKEND HOLIDAY EVENTS, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 2-3, Bear Hotel, 2101 N.E. Spalding Ave., Grants Pass, 541-890-5472, roguewinterfest.org. Holiday displays, decorated trees, family activities, crafts and games, live entertainment, refreshments. $5 adults, $3 kids 4-17, free for kids 3 and younger, $20 for families.

COMMUNITY PIE AND ICE CREAM SOCIAL, 5-7 p.m. Dec. 3, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-476-3215. Santa and his Magic Chimney, the Gingerbread Man, music by Mike Brons, drawings, 50/50 drawing. Free admission.

ROGUE WINTERFEST CULINARY CHRISTMAS CLASSIC, 6-9 p.m. Dec. 4, Bear Hotel, 2101 N.E. Spalding Ave., Grants Pass, 541-890-5472, roguewinterfest.org. Food, wine and beer samples, decorated trees, live entertainment, silent auction. Sold out.

HOLIDAY & ART TOUR, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 9, Grants Pass area, 541-476-4925. Breakfast (9-11:30 a.m. at Three Rivers Medical Center) then take self-guided tour of area assisted living facilities (Brookdale, Countryside Village, OakLane Rogue Valley Retirement and The Family House) all decked out for the holidays. Tickets $20 adults, $10 children 12 and younger.

CELEBRATION OF CHRISTMAS PAST, 1-4 p.m. Dec. 16, The Schmidt House Museum, 508 S.W. Fifth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-5398, 541-479-7827. Tours of historic home, with Victorian decorations, Living History Players, music and entertainment, make-and-take crafts for kids, refreshments. Free.

Jackson County

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS, 5-8 p.m. Nov. 24, The Plaza, downtown Ashland, travelashland.com. Santa's Parade, grand illumination of more than 1 million lights, Santa's Workshop. Free.

"STORY OF SCROOGE," 1:30-2:30 p.m. Dec. 1, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-8678. Portland-based Traveling Lantern Theatre Company production for kids tells story of Ebenezer Scrooge learning the joy of giving. Free.

HOLIDAY GREENS SALE, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 1, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 2, Oregon and California streets, Jacksonville, 541-899-5708. Jacksonville Garden Club sells table arrangements, wreaths, swags, sweet treats and raffle basket.

BEEKMAN HOUSE HOLIDAY TOURS, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 2-3, Dec. 9-10, Dec. 16-17, Dec. 23 and Dec. 26, Beekman House, 470 E. California St., Jacksonville, 541-245-3650. Costumed docents share insights into 19th-century Christmas traditions and observances. One-hour tours leaving every 15-20 minutes. $5 general, $3 seniors and students.

ROGUE VALLEY CHRISTMAS MARKET, 3-8 p.m. Dec. 8, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 9, Fry Family Store, 2184 Ross Lane, Medford. Local artisans show and sell their high-quality, handmade items, with hot festive food and drink, live music. Admission is free; donations accepted for Light up a Life to benefit Providence Hospice.

HANUKKAH FEST, 5 p.m. Dec. 16, Havurah Synagogue, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-488-7716. Potato pancakes and gifts to purchase, dreidel games, menorah-making, candle lighting ceremony, storytelling, sing-along. Free admission.

Douglas County

HOLIDAY HOME TOUR, 1-4 p.m. Dec. 10, Roseburg, 541-672-2532, uvarts.com. Self-guided tour of three century-old homes each uniquely decorated for the Christmas season. $25 advance, $30 day of; sold at Umpqua Valley Arts Center, by phone, online.

UMPQUA VALLEY FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS, 5:30-9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, 5:30-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, through Jan. 1, River Forks Park, Roseburg, umpquafestivaloflights.com. Drive-through lights display, $10 per car. Plus holiday village with Santa, souvenirs and wagon rides.

Portland area

ZOOLIGHTS, 5-9 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, 5-8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, Nov. 24-Dec. 17, 5-9 p.m. Dec. 18-Jan. 7 (closed Dec. 24-25, Jan. 1-4), Oregon Zoo, 4001 S.W. Canyon Road, Portland, 503-226-1561, oregonzoo.org. Walk-through display of more than 1.5 million lights. $4.95-$14.95, free for kids 2 and younger.

Oregon coast

HOLIDAY LIGHTS, 4-9:30 p.m. daily, Nov. 23-Dec. 31, Shore Acres State Park, 13 miles south of Coos Bay, 800-551-6949, 541-888-3732. More than 300,000 lights on trees, shrubs, Christmas trees, garden house and 50 light sculpture displays. $5 per vehicle.

Fairs, Fests

Jackson County

LITHIA ARTISANS CHRISTMAS FAIRE, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 24, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 25, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 26, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland. Fine local arts and crafts, gifts, food, live music. Free admission.

Misc.

Josephine County

GUN & KNIFE SHOW, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 9, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 10, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 800-659-3440. Firearms, ammunition, accessories. Admission $7, free for 12 and younger.

Jackson County

ASHLAND ROTARY CENTENNIAL ICE RINK, through Feb. 19, 95 Winburn Way, Ashland, 541-488-9189, parks.ashland,or.us. Call or go online for rink event schedule. $3.50-$4 for skating, $5-$5.50 for hockey, $2.50 skate rental.

HARVEST SHOW OF FINE WOODWORKING, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 24, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 25, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 26, OSF Hay-Patton Rehearsal Center, 30 S. First St., Ashland, siskiyouwoodcraftguild.org. More than 20 members of the Siskiyou Woodcraft Guild show and sell furniture, carvings, turned bowls and more made from local, domestic and imported wood. Admission is free.

ROGUE VALLEY RAILROAD SHOW, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 25, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 26, Jackson County Expo, Central Point, 541-613-1638. A dozen or more operating model; railroad displays, exhibits from model railroad manufacturers, swap meet, door prizes, raffles. Admission $5 adults, $1 kids 6-12, kids 5 and younger free with an adult.

GIVE AND TASTE EVENT, 5:30-8 p.m. Nov. 28, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center. Beer and wine tasting, while visiting with and making donations to representatives from dozens of the Rogue Valley's nonprofit organizations. Free admission.

GENEALOGY LIBRARY TOURS, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Dec. 2, Jackson County Genealogy Library, 3405 S. Pacific Highway, Medford, 541-512-2340. A peek at the library's materials, how to find what you need, demonstration of the library's online catalog. Free.

HISTORY LECTURE SERIES, noon Dec. 6 Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, noon, Dec. 13, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996, 541-773-6536. "Believe it or Not: The Strange and Unique Stories of Southern Oregon," the 12th in a year-long history lecture series called "Windows in Time." Free.

Casinos

Douglas County

SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-772-5425. Price is Right Live Stage Show, Nov. 25-26; Hard Days Night, Beatles tribute, Nov. 29-Dec. 10; Festival of Trees, Nov. 30-Dec. 3; UFC 218, Dec. 2; Sound Stage Revue Christmas, Dec. 13-24; Back to the '80s New Year's Eve Concert & Party, Dec. 31; karaoke, Tuesdays.

Portland area

SPIRIT MOUNTAIN CASINO, Grand Ronde, 800-760-7977. Civil War Viewing Party, Nov. 25; Holiday Wine & Spirits Fair, Dev. 9; Dwight Yoakam, Dec. 16; Keith Sweat, Jan. 13; Ann Wilson of Heart, Feb. 10; The Clairvoyants, March 31.

Oregon coast

CHINOOK WINDS CASINO, Lincoln City, 888-244-6665. Civil War Viewing Party, Nov. 25; Job Fair, Nov. 30; Sara Evans at Christmas, Dec. 1-2; North Pole Express, Dec. 1-23; Comedy on the Coast, Dec. 8-9; Creedence Clearwater Revisited, Jan. 19-20.

MILL CASINO, North Bend, 800-953-4800. Cribbage tournament, Nov. 24-26; Civil War Party, Nov. 25; Festival of Trees, Nov. 28-Dec. 5; The British Invasion New Year's Eve Concert, Dec. 31; Comedy Night, Wednesdays; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

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