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. Dec. 9, David Modica, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m. No cover.
CASA AMIGA, 200 McDonald Lane, Grants Pass, 541-956-8602. Dec. 9, Howard Hori, easy listening light rock, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.
CEDARWOOD SALOON, 1345 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-6160. Dec. 8-9, Hot Gossip, vintage rock 9 p.m.-1 a.m., no cover; Dec. 10, Paint and Sip, 3-7 p.m., $40 includes supplies, instruction, one beverage and appetizers; 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. Dec. 9, Holiday Blues Party, with Over the Moon featuring Phil Newton and David Pinsky, 8-11 p.m.; Thursdays, 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, 541-956-5427. Dec. 8, Tim Mitchell and Beats Workin', classic rock covers, 8 p.m.-midnight; Dec. 9, Rock Candy, rock, blues, R&B, 8 p.m.- midnight. No cover.
THE HAUL, 121 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4991. Dec. 9, Mark "Porkchop" Holder, and MPH, rock, 8-11 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. Dec. 8-9, live music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.
THE LAUGHING CLAM, 121 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1110. Dec. 8, Jen Ambrose Band, originals and covers, 6-9 p.m.; Dec. 9, Mercy Duo, acoustic originals and covers, 6-9 p.m. No cover.
MCGREW'S, 33105 Redwood Highway, O'Brien, 541-596-2202. Dec. 8, Ugly Christmas Sweater Party, with music by Rosie Whittman, 8-11 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.
ROGUE ROASTERS, 610 S.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-476-6134. Dec. 9 and Dec. 16, Holiday Pop-Up Markets, with six vendors, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
THE SOUND LOUNGE, 225 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-479-0712. Dec. 7, Dead Country Gentlemen, rock duo from San Francisco, 9-11 p.m., no cover; Dec. 8, The John Dough Boys, folk rock, punkgrass, and Strickly Business, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., no cover; Dec. 9, Parole Denied, country punk, and Hardway Bend, post grunge, 9:30p.m.-12:30 a.m., no cover; Dec. 10, open mic with Amber Rose, 8-11 p.m., no cover; Dec. 11, Warbringer, Exmortus and Gravewitch, thrash metal, 8 p.m.-midnight, $10 at brownpapertickets.com and at the door.
SPEAKEASY TAPROOM & WINE BAR, 208 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-450-4248. Dec. 8, Phil King, acoustic covers, 8-11 p.m.; Dec. 9, Mike Brons, acoustic covers, vocals. 8-11 p.m.; Dec. 13, Pints and Paints 6:30 p.m., $40-$45, call to confirm; Dec. 14, Crafts and Cocktails, 6 p.m. No cover, unless noted.
STITCHES BAR & GRILL, 670 Fruitdale Drive, Grants Pass, 541-244-1961. Dec. 18, 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. Dec. 8, Dale Hopper, old-time country, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.
THE WHAMMY BAR, 1620 Williams Highway, Grants Pass, 541-479-0910. Dec. 8, Through the Sky, alternative rock, 9 p.m.-midnight; Dec. 17, The Joker & Jester Comedy Tour, with Jake Daniels and Tony Dijamco, 7 p.m., Thursdays, karaoke, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.
WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. Dec. 9, Tim Mitchell, acoustic rock, 6-8:30 p.m.; 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.
APPLEGATE RIVER LODGE, 15100 Highway 238, Applegate, 541-761-9353, www.liveatthegate.com. Dec. 20, The Good Time Ramblers, acoustic bluegrass and folk duo, $12 advance, $15 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. 15, The World Over, Source Of All Sorrows and Cathedral Hills, 7 p.m. Cover.
BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. Dec. 7-9, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk rock duo, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, 8-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday; Dec. 14, Rick Milward, acoustic, 7-9 p.m. No cover.
BOOMTOWN SALOON, 105 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-702-2252. Dec. 9, Saucy, rock, 8:30-11:30 p.m. No cover.
BRICKROOM, 35 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6030. 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; Dec. 31, Ring It In, Throw it Back New Year's Eve, with DJ dance music, 10 p.m., $20.
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. Tuesdays, karaoke, 8 p.m., no cover.
CHADWICKS PUB AND SPORTS BAR, 2300 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-770-1234. Dec. 8-9, Comedy Night with opener Chase Mayer and headliner Tim Homayoon, 9-10:30 p.m. $10, karaoke after comedy.
THE DOUBLE R PUB, 312 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-299-0300. Dec. 8, Midnight Express, rock, blues, light country, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.
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. Dec. 7, Pole Dance and Fitness Rogue Valley Winter Showcase, 7-10 p.m., $15.99 at ticketbud.com; Dec. 12, Ashland Blues Society jam with The Rogue Suspects, 6:30-9:30 p.m. No cover.
HABANEROS, 142 N. Front St., Medford, 541-779-9770. Dec. 9, 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. Dec. 9, Rewind, classic rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.
HOWIEE'S ON FRONT, 16 N. Front St., Medford, 541-773-5767. Dec. 8, Crazy Town, rap rock, with The Rogue Underground, funk, soul, rock, 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. Dec. 8, Parole Denied, country punk, 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. Dec. 9, Alex Mendenall, Cleo Lynx, Jeff Stanley, 9-11 p.m.; Dec. 12, Late Night District, 6-9 p.m. Cover charges vary.
LA BAGUETTE MUSIC CAFE, 340 A St., Ashland, 541-482-0855. Dec. 7, Ramana Viera, music from Portugal, 7-9 p.m.; Dec. 9, JM&M, jazz standards and originals, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Dec. 13, Bread & Jam, jazz standards, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Cover charges vary.
LIQUID ASSETS, 96 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-9463. Dec. 18, Philthy Phil (from The Brothers Reed), solo acoustic, 7-9 p.m. No cover.
MORRTON'S, 980 Phoenix Road, Medford, 541-772-3154. Dec. 8, Annieville and Haliburton, New Orleans jazz, and holiday music, 8-10 p.m. No cover.
OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. Dec. 8, Alex Mendenall, 7-8 p.m., Johnny Sands, 9-11 p.m.; Dec. 9, Devon Scott, 7-9 p.m., Sky System, 9-11 p.m.; Dec. 10, The Corner Boys, 6-9 p.m., Spiller, 9:30-11:30 p.m.; Mondays, open mic, 9-11 p.m. No cover.
OPPOSITION BREWING CO., 545 Rossanley Drive, Medford, 541-210-8550. Dec. 16, Apocalypse Party, with white elephant exchange, ugly sweater contest, Toys for Tots collection, 8-11 p.m. for club members only.
PIER 21, 841 Stewart Ave., Medford, 541-776-3263. Dec. 8-9, Gypsy Gillis, rock, blues, 9 p.m.; Wednesdays, open jam, 8 p.m.-midnight; Thursdays, karaoke, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.
ROCKY TONK SALOON & GRILL, 333 E. Main St., Medford, 541-973-2887. Dec. 7, Jason Michael Carroll, acoustic country, 7:30 p.m., $10 advance, $12 door, tickets at www.universe.com; Dec. 8-9, DJ dance music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., no cover; Jan. 25, Demun Jones, country, 7:30-10:30- p.m., $10, tickets at universe.com; Tuesdays and Fridays, free line dance lessons, 7-9 p.m.
SMITHFIELDS PUB & PIES, 23 S. Second St., Ashland, 541-482-7437. Dec. 8, LEFT Duo, Bret Levick and Bob Evoniuk, indie rock, 9-11 p.m.; Dec. 9, Danielle Kelly Jazz Project, jazz, soul, holiday, 9-11:30 p.m.; Dec. 10, The Brothers Reed, acoustic, indie, folk, pop, 8-11 p.m.; 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. Dec. 8, Rogue Sounds, compilation of best local music from the last year, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10 at the door, includes CD; Dec. 9, Eight Dollar Mountain, bluegrass, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10.
WALKABOUT BREWING, 921 Mason Way, Medford, 541-734-4677. Dec. 12, December Trivia, 6-8 p.m.; Dec. 14, Black Market Comedy, with Levi Anderson, Benjamin Blue Abben, Dustin Wood, Matty Jameson, Kenzi McKillip, and guests. 7-10 p.m.
WILD GOOSE CAFE & BAR, 2365 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-488- 4103. Dec. 8, Dave Scoggin Duo, 6-8 p.m., karaoke, 8:30-11 p.m.; Dec. 9, karaoke, 8:30-11 p.m.; Dec. 10, Jim Quimby, 6-8 p.m., Little Thom's Open Mike, 8-11 p.m. No cover.
BELLE FIORE WINERY, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland, 541-552-4900. Dec. 7, Turnipseed Trio, New Orleans jazz; Dec. 8, Ed Dunsavage Trio, jazz; Dec. 10, Jon Galfano, acoustic rock, folk; Dec. 13, Bear Creek Jazztet, jazz, swing; Dec. 14, Joe Cohoon Trio, jazz, rock, blues. Music is 5-7 p.m. No cover.
CLIFF CREEK CELLARS, 1015 McDonough Road, Gold Hill, 541-855-5330. Dec. 16-17 , Spirit of the Season, open house, with spiced wines and holiday specials, noon-5 p.m.
EDENVALE WINERY, 2310 Voorhies Road, Medford, 541-512-2955, ext. 2. Sundays, through Jan. 7, Holiday Sunday Brunch, 10:30 a.m.-noon, reservations required; Dec. 17, Children's Tea, activities for ages 10 and younger, with Santa, an ornament to take home, 2-4 p.m., carolers 4-6 p.m., $15 per child, reservations required.
KRISELLE CELLARS, 12956 Modoc Road, White City, 541-830-8466. Dec. 16, Matt Dorris, acoustic guitar and vocals, 1-4 p.m. No cover.
PASCHAL WINERY, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-535-7957. Dec. 9, Band du Pays, swing, 7:30-9:30 p.m., with free swing dance lesson at 7 p.m., $10.
ROXY ANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. Dec. 8, Danielle Kelly Soul Project, Motown, R&B, soul, 6-8 p.m., $5-$7; Dec. 13, Millward Trio, 5:30-7:30 p.m, no cover.
SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. Dec. 8, Marshall Stack, acoustic guitar and vocals; Dec. 9, Danielle Kelly Trio, jazz, standards; Dec. 13, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop duo. Music is 6-8 p.m., $3-$4.
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, 541-471-1316, 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.
THE PACEMAKERS, 6 p.m. Dec. 10, Dayspring Baptist Church, 1036 N.E. A St., Grants Pass, 541-476-4547. Senior choir performs holiday and seasonal music. Free, reception follows.
COLLIE BUDDZ, 8 p.m. Dec. 10, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. Contemporary reggae with hip hop influences, for 21 and over only. $25.
JOHN NILSEN PIANO HOLIDAY CONCERT, 7 p.m. Dec. 13, Newman United Methodist Church, 132 N.E. B St., Grants Pass, 541-479-5369. Holiday classics, boogie-woogie, jazz, originals. $10.
GRANTS PASS HIGH SCHOOL HOLIDAY CONCERT, 7 p.m. Dec. 13-14, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass. Student orchestra and choir perform. Free.
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, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. Contemporary swing revival band, for 21 and over only. $38 general, $48 and $58 reserved.
ROGUE VALLEY HARMONIZERS, 2 p.m. Dec. 16, Bethany Presbyterian Church, 741 N.W. Fourth St., Grants Pass. A cappella chorus is joined by Quartets Lytning, Spare Parts and Tone Deaf, the Rogue Octet and The Cascade Chorus of Eugene to perform holiday and seasonal music. $10, at the door.
FOUNTAINVIEW ORCHESTRA AND SINGERS, 5 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 17, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 18, Grants Pass Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1360 N.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass, 541-476-6313. Holiday concerts with musicians from the Canadian fountainview Academy. Free, but tickets required for seating; get them at any Evergreen Federal Bank location in Josephine and Jackson counties.
COMMUNITY MUSIC NIGHT, 7-9 p.m. Dec. 17, Bridgeview Community Church, 5181 Holland Loop Road, Cave Junction, 541-592-3923. Acoustic music jam. Free.
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.
RCC JAZZ ENSEMBLE, 7 p.m. Dec. 7, Rogue Community College Performance Hall, 130 E. Eighth St., Medford. Seasonal jazz music. Free.
ED DUNSAVAGE TRIO, 7 p.m. Dec. 7, Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, firstname.lastname@example.org. Jazz trio gives CD release concert. $25, incudes a CD; benefits Siskiyou Music Project's Artists-in-Schools Program.
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.
JOHN NILSEN PIANO HOLIDAY CONCERT, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 12, Upper Rogue United Methodist Church, 18977 Highway 62, Shady Cove, 541-878-2793. Holiday classics, boogie-woogie, jazz, originals. Donation.
JOHN NILSEN PIANO HOLIDAY CONCERT, 7 p.m. Dec. 14, Pascal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-535-7957. Holiday classics, boogie-woogie, jazz, originals. $10.
"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, with the Rogue Ringers Handbell Choir. and The Trombone Quartet. 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.
JOHN NILSEN PIANO HOLIDAY CONCERT, noon, Dec. 16, Gold Hill United Methodist Church, 416 Fourth St., Gold Hill, 541-855-7224. Holiday classics, boogie-woogie, jazz, originals. Donation.
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.
SING ALONG MESSIAH, 4 p.m. Dec. 17, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Community sing-along with live musicians and solists, conducted by Lynn Sjolund. Free.
YOUSSOUPHA SIDIBE, 8-10 p.m. Dec. 18, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N., Ashland, 541-482-3776. West African dance music. $20.
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.
THE MOTET, 9 p.m. Dec. 28, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-7001, liveatthearmory.com. Retro funk and soul, for 21 and over only. $25 advance, $30 door.
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.
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.
"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.
"NOTHING IS THE END OF THE WORLDS (EXCEPT FOR THE END OF THE WORLD," 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8-9, 2:30 p.m. Dec. 10, North Valley High School, 6741 Monument Drive, Grants Pass, 541-479-3388. A school with two artifically intelligent students is captured on reality TV, turning priorities and moralities inside out. $5 general, $4 students.
"AN EVENING OF CHRISTMAS CLASSICS," 7 p.m. Dec. 9, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 129 N.W. E St., Grants Pass. Archetypal Theatre presents stories of the season, including "Gift of the Magi," "A Christmas Memory," "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" and music. $7-$10, free for children 12 and younger.
"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. Winter variety show with song and dance and Abbot and Costello Christmas skit, with refreshments. $12 with advance reservation, $14 door.
"A CHRISTMAS CAROL" 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through Dec. 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; Dec. 7 show is pay-what-you-can.
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.
HAMAZONS "A HOLIDAY CLASSIC," 8 p.m. Dec. 8-9, 2 p.m. Dec. 10, Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland, hamazons.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.
"THE NUTCRACKER BALLET," 1 and 7 p.m. Dec. 9-10, 7 p.m. Dec. 15, 1 and 7 p.m. Dec. 16, 1 p.m. Dec. 17, Crater Performing Arts Center, 655 N. Third St., Central Point, 541-773-7272. Studio Roxander presents holiday classic about a little girl who enters a magical world. $14, $16, $20 adults, $10, $12, $16 children and seniors.
"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.
HULA FOR THE HOLIDAYS, 5-7 p.m. Dec. 16, Ashland Community Center, 59 Winburn Way, Ashland, 541-324-6111. Hawaiian dinner buffet with live music (5 p.m.), hula show and Christmas carols (5:30 p.m.). $10 show only, $17 dinner and show; tickets at the door.
"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.
"THE SNOW QUEEN," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays, 1:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through 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.
"MARY POPPINS," 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through Dec. 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.
"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.
"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.
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.
SANTA STORYTIME AND PARTY, 2-3 p.m. Dec. 9, Gold Hill Library, 202 Dardanelles St., Gold Hill, 541-855-1994. Visits and pictures with Santa, holiday storytime. Free.
SANTA STORYTIME, 3:30 p.m. Dec. 15, Central Point Library, 116 S. Third St., Central Point, 541-664-3228. Visits with Santa, holiday storytime, candy canes, sticker books. Free.
SANTA'S CHRISTMAS PARTY, 12:30-3 p.m. Dec. 17, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-8678. Christmas crafts, holiday karaoke, ugly sweater contest, cocoa and cookies, Santa hands out candy canes and books, free gift wrapping. 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. Events: 15th Birthday Celebration, 10 a.m.-5 p.m Dec. 9, with free admission, birthday cake and the theme of Bubbles;. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; admission $10-$12, free for kids under 2, $2 every first Sunday.
ART IN THE COMMUNITY, members of the Josephine County Artists' Association show their paintings. For December: Maria DeRuyte at Umpqua Bank, 1670 Williams Highway.
BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. Art and gift items by Donna Walsh, through December.
GALLERY ONE AT THE MUSEUM, 229-B S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1218. "Believe," holiday show with work by more than 60 local artists, through Dec. 31.
GLASS FORGE GALLERY AND STUDIO, 501 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-955-0815. Original art and Christmas carvings by Dorae Bowen, natural wood crafts by Boots Cotterman, through December.
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 December.
HOLIDAYS @ SIXTH AND G, 245 S.E. G St., Grants Pass. Seasonal makers market with Christmas decorations and handmade goods, through December.
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.
MA MOSA'S, 118 N.W. E St., Grants Pass, 541-479-0236. "Oregon Coast Trail," realistic landscape paintings by Kristen O'Neill, from photographs taken by Peter Miller, Dec. 8-Jan. 4.
THE SHOPS @ SIXTH & G, 124 S.E. G St., Grants Pass. Mixed media artwork created in recent art classes at the Grants Pass Boys & Girls Club, through December.
SOUTHERN OREGON GUILD GALLERY, 24353 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-659-3858. "Angels Among Us," artwork and gift items by guild artists, through Jan. 27.
UNTITLED 2.0, 119 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, www.untitled2gallery.com. "The Geometry of Fear," drawings and paintings by Paul James Cunningham, evoking The Festival of Britain circa 1951, new ways of looking at art, architecture, music and technology, through Jan. 28.
THIRD FRIDAY ART WALK, 5-8 p.m. Dec. 15, throughout Medford. Local galleries and businesses hold receptions for art viewers. Free.
AMERICAN TRAILS, 250 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2553. Pueblo Storyteller Pottery, through December.
ART AND SOUL GALLERY, 247 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-326-6960. "Gazing with Awe; Rogue Impressions and Beyond," oil paintings by Sylvia Trujillo, through December.
ART DU JOUR GALLERY, 213 E. Main St. Medford, 541-770-3190. Work by gallery artists, ongoing.
ART PRESENCE, 206 Fifth St., Jacksonville, 541-899-3759. Holiday Treasures," fine art gifts, through Dec. 24.
ASHLAND ART CENTER, 357 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-301-5975. Acrylic and mixed media art by Bridgett Reynolds and Linda Dixon, through December, plus work by gallery artists, ongoing.
ASHLAND ART WORKS, 291 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-4735. "Winter Wonders," holiday gift show, with paintings, pottery, jewelry, photos, jewelry, art quilts, through December.
ASHLAND DESIGN STUDIO, 287 Fourth St., Suite 1, Ashland, 541-301-5234. mall artwork and art gift items by Inger Jorgensen, Marigny Goodyear, Annabel Allen, Oona Johanna Meade and others, through December.
GALLERIE KARON, 500 A St., Ashland, 541-482-9008. Holiday Show, with work by more than 30 artists, through December.
HANSON HOWARD GALLERY, 89 Oak St. Ashland, 541-488-2562.The Paintings of Robert C. DeVoe, realistic still lifes in the classic tradition, and a Gallery Artist Holiday Salon, through Dec. 30.
HOUSTON'S CUSTOM FRAMING AND FINE ART, 280 E. Hersey St., Ashland, 541-482-1983. "Back to the Future," seldom and never-before show oil and acrylic paintings by Thomas M. Houston, through December.
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. "Croatia," images by Kate Geary, through December.
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; "An Artist on the Less Traveled Road," photography by Ravindra C. Vasavada, through Jan. 5.
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 December.
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 December.
STUDIO 151, 151 N. Pioneer St., Ashland, studio151ashland.com. "Birds, Buddhas, Books and Snakes," mixed media sculptural art by Elizabeth York, through December.
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.
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., on the theme "Relaxation." Free, donations welcome. Meets every second Friday.
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.
AUTHOR TALK/BOOK SIGNING, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 9, Oregon Books, 150 N.E. E St., Grants Pass, 541-476-3132. Mark Scarpaci presents his coming-of-age novel "Wrigley Sanders." Free.
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.
HOLIDAY BOOK SALE, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 9, Ruch Library, 7918 Highway 238, Ruch, 541-899-7438. Books, CDs. DVDs, other items.
AUTHOR TALK & SIGNING, 2 p.m. Dec. 9, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Local author Hank DenHerder presents his novel "The Wild Rogue." 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. Local author Leslie Compton presents "Dearest Minnie: A Sailor's Story: Travel with Teddy Roosevelt's Great White Fleet 19070-1909." Free.
AUTHOR TALK & SIGNING, noon Dec. 17, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Local authors Judy Cox and Patricia Bailey read from and sign their children's books. Free.
BRAIN BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Dec. 26, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "A Crack in Creation: Gene editing and the unthinkable power to control evolution" by Jennifer Doudna and Samuel Sternberg.
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, Oak Lane Rogue Valley Retirement and The Family House) all decked out for the holidays. Tickets $20 adults, $10 children 12 and younger.
ARTISANS HOLIDAY FAIRE, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 9, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 10, Lorna Byrne Middle School, Lister Street and Junction Avenue, Cave Junction, 541-592-6222. More than 60 booths of arts and fine crafts by local artisans, caroling and music, food for purchase, gift wrapping booth. Free admission.
CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD, 1-4 p.m. Dec. 10, Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1360 N.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass, 541-226-8362. Showcase of food and Christmas decor from several different countries, with food to sample. Free.
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.
HAY RIDE CHRISTMAS CAROLING AND SANTA, 2-5 p.m., Wilderville Store, 7845 Redwood Highway, Wilderville, 541-476-3924. Hay ride (2-3 p.m.), visits and photos with Santa (3-5 p.m.) with cocoa and cookies. Free.
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.
BEEKMAN HOUSE HOLIDAY TOURS, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 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.
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.
WINTER SOLSTICE FAMILY CELEBRATION, 2-3:30 p.m. Dec. 20, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6995. Beeswax candle rolling, cookie decorating and other activities, solstice storytime. Free.
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.
ZOOLIGHTS, 5-9 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, 5-8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, through 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.
HOLIDAY LIGHTS, 4-9:30 p.m. daily, through 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.
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.
ECSTATIC DANCE, 7-10 p.m. Dec. 8, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N., Ashland, 541-482-3776. Fractal Love Jam and DJ perform dance music, $10, free for 12 and younger.
BEEKMAN BANK OPEN HOUSE, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 9-10, Dec. 16-17, Beekman Bank Museum, 110 W. California St. Jacksonville, 541-245-3650. Costumed docents share insights into banking practices of the late 1800s. $3 suggested donation.
HISTORY LECTURE SERIES, 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.
WILD TRIBAL MEDICINE DANCE, 7-9 p.m. Dec. 15, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N., Ashland, 541-482-3776. Ecstatic dance with Totem. Cover.
NEW YEAR'S EVE KIRTAN DANCE, 8:30 p.m.-1 a.m. Dec. 31, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N., Ashland, 541-482-3776. Music by Matura and Bhaktio Shakti and Gypsy Moon, late night meditations, dance and food. $20 suggested donation.
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.
SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. Hard Days Night, Beatles tribute, through Dec. 10; Sound Stage Revue Christmas, Dec. 13-24; Back to the '80s New Year's Eve Concert & Party, Dec. 31; The Brothers Reed Quartet, Jan. 10-14; Justin Shandor as Elvis, Jan. 27; karaoke, Tuesdays.
SPIRIT MOUNTAIN CASINO, Grand Ronde, 800-760-7977. Holiday Wine & Spirits Fair, Dev. 9; Dwight Yoakam, Dec. 16; New Year's Eve Celebration, Dec. 31; Keith Sweat, Jan. 13; Ann Wilson of Heart, Feb. 10; Lunar New Year Concert, Feb. 17; The Clairvoyants, March 31.
CHINOOK WINDS CASINO, Lincoln City, 888-244-6665. Comedy on the Coast, Dec. 8-9; North Pole Express, through Dec. 23; Creedence Clearwater Revisited, Jan. 19-20; Roots & Boots Tour, Feb. 23-24; Tyler Henry, March 10.
MILL CASINO, North Bend, 800-953-4800. The British Invasion Years, Dec. 31; New Year's Eve Dance Party, Dec. 31; Creedence Revelation with Randy Linder, CCR tribute, Jan. 20; Burns Night Celebration and Dinner, Feb. 2; Comedy Night, Wednesdays; lounge entertainment, ongoing.
THREE RIVERS CASINO, Florence, 541-997-7529. UFC 219, Dec. 30; Justin Shandor as Elvis, Jan. 12-14; So You Think You Can Sing, Wednesdays.