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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. Dec. 20, Whiskey Wednesday, with Jesse Kennemer on guitar, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

CEDARWOOD SALOON, 1345 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-6160. Dec. 15, Sucker Punch, punk, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Dec. 16, DJ Finattik, dance music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Thursdays, open jam with AJ, 7-11 p.m. No cover.

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

THE G SPOT, 24099 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-592-5220. Dec. 16, Moon and the Lunatics, local funk, 9-11 p.m. $5; 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. 16, The Elevators, funk, rock, groove, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. 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. Brittney, thehaulllc@

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. 15-16, live music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

THE LAUGHING CLAM, 121 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1110. Dec. 15, Jim Lesher and Western Express, old-time country, country rock, 7-10 p.m.; Dec. 16, Mike Brons, acoustic covers from the 1970s, 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.

ROGUE ROASTERS, 610 S.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-476-6134. 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. 15, The Cultivators, rock, reggae, and Jesse Meade, finger-style acoustic guitar, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; Dec. 16, For The Wicked, danceable underground music, with The Glowing Flow Dancers, 10 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

SPEAKEASY TAPROOM & WINE BAR, 208 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-450-4248. Dec. 15, Relative Soul, acoustic blues, rock duo, 8-11 p.m.; Dec. 16, Nick Spurgeon, acoustic guitar, vocals. 8-11 p.m. No cover.

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. 15, Michael Cruz, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

THE WHAMMY BAR, 1620 Williams Highway, Grants Pass, 541-479-0910. 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. 16, Dale Hopper, old-time country, 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. Dec. 20, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop duo, 6-9 p.m; Dec. 21, acoustic jam, 6-9 p.m.; Tuesdays, Mike Brons, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

Jackson County

APPLEGATE RIVER LODGE, 15100 Highway 238, Applegate, 541-761-9353, 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., all-ages metal until 9 p.m., $5; Dec. 18, Spiller, Hostages, Your Hands Write History, 9:30 p.m. cover; Dec. 19, Southwest Royal, Kathartica, Asa Hoffman, 7-10 p.m., cover.

BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. Dec. 14, Rick Milward, acoustic, 7-9 p.m.; Dec. 15-16, The Rogue Suspects Trio, rock, funk, 8-11 p.m.; Dec. 21, David Pinsky and Phil Newton, acoustic blues, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

BOOMTOWN SALOON, 105 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-702-2252. Dec. 16, Rock Candy, rock, blues, R&B, 8:30-11:30 p.m. No cover.

BRICKROOM, 35 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6030. 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. Dec. 15, Comedy Takeover hosted by Michael Sparks, 9 p.m.-midnight; Tuesdays, karaoke, 8 p.m. No cover.

CHADWICKS PUB AND SPORTS BAR, 2300 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-770-1234. Dec. 15-16, Comedy Night with opener Matt Ericksen and headliner Rick Pulido, 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. Dec. 15-16, Hot Gossip, vintage rock, Dec. 19, Southern Oregon Jazz Orchestra, swing, big band, 7-9 p.m.; Dec. 26, Ashland Blues Society Holiday Party Showcase6:30-9:30 p.m. No cover.

HABANEROS, 142 N. Front St., Medford, 541-779-9770. Dec. 15-16, Soul Food, R&B, funk, soul, blues, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

THE HOMESTEAD PUB , 119 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-299-0644. Dec. 16, Hog Wild, classic rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

HOWIEE'S ON FRONT, 16 N. Front St., Medford, 541-773-5767. Dec. 16, The Hollowbodys, hard rock, with Sit Kitty Sit, classic 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. 15, Robbie De Costa, blues, 9 p.m.-midnight; Tuesdays, open mic, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

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

JOHNNY B'S ROCKIN' DINER, 120 E. Sixth St., Medford, 541-773-1900. Dec. 16, David Pinsky and Phil Newton, acoustic blues, 9-11 p.m. Cover.

LA BAGUETTE MUSIC CAFE, 340 A St., Ashland, 541-482-0855. Dec. 16, Thor Polson Trio, jazz, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Dec. 20, La Baguette House Band, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Dec. 21, Jim Quimby and Julia Rupp, jazz, holiday tunes, 7-9 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. Dec. 31, Under the Sea Soiree, seafood-themed dinner and DJ dance music, call for cost and reservations required.

MORRTON'S, 980 Phoenix Road, Medford, 541-772-3154. Dec. 15, Steve Keim, pop, light rock, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. Dec. 16, Devon Scott, 7-8:45 p.m.; Jupiter's Beard 9-11 p.m.; Dec. 17, The Corner Boys, 6-9 p.m.; Spiller, 9:30-11:30 p.m.; Dec. 20, Aaran Fang, solo acoustic, 7-9:30 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. 15, karaoke, 9 p.m.-midnight; Dec. 16, Gypsy Gillis, rock, blues, 9 p.m.-midnight; 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. 15-16, 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; Tuesdays and Fridays, free line dance lessons, 7-9 p.m.

SMITHFIELDS PUB & PIES, 23 S. Second St., Ashland, 541-482-7437. Dec. 15, David Pinsky and Phil Newton, acoustic blues, 8-10:30 p.m.; Dec. 16, Flat 5 Flim Flam, swing-era jazz, 9-11:30 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. 15, Collin and Co., folk, funk, 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m., $10 advance, $15 door.

WALKABOUT BREWING, 921 Mason Way, Medford, 541-734-4677. 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. 15, Dave Scoggin Duo, 6-8 p.m., karaoke, 8:30-11 p.m.; Dec. 16, karaoke, 8:30-11 p.m.; Dec. 17, Jim Quimby, 6-8 p.m., Little Thom's Open Mike, 8-11 p.m. No cover.


Jackson County

BELLE FIORE WINERY, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland, 541-552-4900. Dec. 14, Joe Cohoon Trio, jazz, rock, blues; Dec. 15, Son Ravello, indie folk; Dec. 16, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals; Dec. 17, David Pinsky and Phil Newton, acoustic blues; Dec. 20, Frankie Hernandez, reggae, funk, Latin; Dec. 21, Charles Guy and Linda Powers, Spanish, flamenco. 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. No cover.

DANA CAMPBELL VINEYARDS, 1320 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-482-3798. Dec. 17, Holiday Trivia, 3-5 p.m. No cover.

EDENVALE WINERY, 2310 Voorhies Road, Medford, 541-512-2955, ext. 2. Dec. 17, Children's Tea, activities for ages 10 and younger, with Santa, an ornament to take home, 2-4 p.m., $15 per child, reservations required; Dec. 16, vintage-dressed carolers 4-6 p.m., no cover.

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. 14, John Nilsen, piano, 7-9 p.m., $10.

ROXY ANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. Dec. 15 John Nilsen, holiday piano concert, 6-8 p.m., $5-$7; Dec. 20, Seth Hansson, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5:30-7:30 p.m, no cover.

SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. Dec. 15, Holly Gleason, acoustic guitar and vocals; Dec. 16, Nick Garrett-Powell, acoustic fingerstyle guitar; Dec. 20, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals. Music is 6-8 p.m., $3-$4.


Josephine County

GRANTS PASS HIGH SCHOOL HOLIDAY CONCERT, 7 p.m. Dec. 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, 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.

OREGON OLD TIME FIDDLERS, 1-3 p.m. Jan. 6, Fruitdale Grange, 1440 Parkdale Drive, Grants Pass, 541-779-8145. Jam for acoustic musicians. Admission by donation.

THEO CZUK, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 13, Barnstormers Theater, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, Singer songwriter from Springfield. $15.

ANDY HACKBARTH, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 18, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-479-2199 Classical, Spanish, finger-style guitarist pays tribute to Andrews Segovia through instrumental selections and short stories about his life and work. Tickets by subscription only; call for availability.

ROCK CONCERT, 6-11 p.m. Jan. 19, Eaden Ballroom, 244 S.W. K St., Grants Pass. Music by Stickup Kid (indie rock from San Jose), Everyone Leaves ( angst rock from Ohio), Save Face (emo rock from New Jersey), Everett (indie rock from Medford). All ages, $8.

Jackson County

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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, Smoldering, edgy vocalist starts the new year early, with adult content, humor and explicit language. $37, $40, $43.

BROADWAY'S GUIDE TO A HAPPY NEW YEAR, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 5-6, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, Meghan McCandless, Myrna Cann and Maisie Rose sing songs to navigate the new year ahead. $25 general, $10 youth, up-front party tables for four are $160 including two bottles of wine.

RAILROAD EARTH, 9 p.m. Jan. 16, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-7001, Rock 'n' roll, for 21 and over only. $25 advance, $30 door.

LEANN RIMES, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 17, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, Acoustic modern country, contemporary pop. $44, $50, $56.

On Stage

Josephine County

"THE NUTCRACKER BALLET," 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, 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.

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, A steampunk twist on the story of Ebenezer Scrooge's haunting night with visions of his dead partner and three spirits. 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

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

"THE NUTCRACKER BALLET," 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.

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, Traditional sing, dance, music and stories from Ireland. $32, $35, $38 general, $22, $25, $28 students.

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

"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, 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, 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 show Dec. 25), Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, Romantic musical comedy in which two co-worker who loathe one another carry on a romance as pen pals. $25-$39.

TWO ON TAP, 3 p.m. Jan. 7, North Medford High School, 1900 N. Keeneway Drive, Medford, 541-734-4116, Song and tap dance duo perform with Broadway flair. $25.

Douglas County

"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, 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

W.I.L.D — WILDERNESS INTEGRATED LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT, 1-4 p.m. Jan. 7 and Jan. 21, Williams, info@williamscommunityforestproject,org. Outdoor experience for children to develop physical and social skills, love and respect for woodlands. By donation. Contact to register. Also Feb. 4. Feb. 18, March 4, March 18.

YOUNG MASTER GARDENERS, 11:30 a.m.-noon and 3-3:45 p.m. Jan. 10, Josephine Community Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. Learn to grow plants through indoor gardening and hydroponics. 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.

CHRISTMAS BREAK DAY CAMP, Dec. 18-22, Dec. 26-29, Grants Pass Family YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-474-0001. Activities for kids in kindergarten through eighth grade. $27 per day for members, $32 for nonmembers.

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

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, 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, 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.


Josephine County

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, through 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, "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.

Jackson County

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, "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, "Birds, Buddhas, Books and Snakes," mixed media sculptural art by Elizabeth York, through December.

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.


Josephine County

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

POETRY SHARING, 7-9 p.m. Jan. 12, 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. Jan. 13, Grants Pass Branch Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-7648. Ongoing study of "Wisdom of the Heart" 3.

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

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.

WHITE CITY LIBRARY BOOK CLUB, 6 p.m. Dec. 27, White City Library, 3143 Avenue C, White City, 541-864-8880. Book discussion group reads "And the Mountains Echoed" by Khaled Hosseini. Free.

SECOND TUESDAY BOOK CHAT, 5:30 p.m. Jan. 9, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6415. Book discussion group reads "Memory Man" by David Baldacci. Free.


Josephine County

LAST CHANCE CHRISTMAS MARKET, noon-7 p.m. Dec. 15, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 16, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-660-4772. Handmade arts and crafts, candy and other gift ideas.

HOLIDAY LIGHTS DISPLAY, 6-9 p.m. daily, Dec. 15-25, Riverside Park, Grants Pass. Drive-through display; enter via Vista Drive off Park Street. Santa's visit is 6:30-8:30 p.m. Dec. 23. 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. Dec. 16, 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.

SANTA PUB CRAWL, 6 p.m.-midnight Dec. 16, downtown Grants Pass. Stops at 6-8 downtown establishments for food and libations. Participation is free, pay for own drinks; bring unwrapped, unopened toy for Rotary Club give-away.

Jackson County

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.

BEEKMAN HOUSE HOLIDAY TOURS, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 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 or $2 with canned food donation.

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.

Douglas County

TIMBERTOWN TOYLAND PARADE, 7-9 p.m. Dec. 16, Sutherlin, 541-459-3280. Parade of holiday decorated and lighted vehicles, floats, bands. Free.

WILDLIFE SAFARI ZOOLIGHTS, 5-8 p.m. Dec. 15-17, Wildlife Safari, 1790 Safari Road, Winston, 541-679-6761, ext. 200. Walk-through holiday lights display, plus gingerbread house making, storybook rides, refreshments. $5.

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS & HOLIDAY VILLAGE, 5:30-9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, 5:30-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, through Jan. 1, River Forks Park, Roseburg, 541-637-5742, 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, 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, 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, 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.


Jackson County

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.

BEEKMAN BANK OPEN HOUSE, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 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.

HOLIDAYS AT HANLEY FARM, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 26, Hanley Farm, 1053 Hanley Road, Central Point, 541-890-0992, Guided tour with holiday stories of the farm and family's history, roasted chestnuts, warm drinks, cookies, self-guided garden tours. $5 adults, $3 children.

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.

BLAST 0FF! SPACE-THEMED NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY, 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Dec. 31, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, DJ performances, live painting, flow artists, arial silk performances, food and beverage vendors, for 21 and over only. $15 advance, $20 door, bring nonperishable food donations.

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

Klamath Falls

NEW YEAR'S EVE WITH THE GLAMAZONS, 9:15 p.m. Dec. 31, Running Y Ranch Resort, 5500 Running Y Road, Klamath Falls, Bawdy Burlesque show, meet-and-greet with performers, champagne toast and dancing at midnight. $45-$60.


Douglas County

SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. Sound Stage Revue Christmas, through Dec. 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.

Portland area

SPIRIT MOUNTAIN CASINO, Grand Ronde, 800-760-7977. 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.

Oregon coast

CHINOOK WINDS CASINO, Lincoln City, 888-244-6665. 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.

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