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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.

Wednesdays, karaoke, 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Dec. 22-23, DJ, 9 p.m.- 2 a.m.; Dec. 29-31, The Herbal Crew, roots reggae, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Wednesdays, karaoke, 8 p.m.-2 a.m. No cover.

BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. Dec. 23, Living on Dreams, jazz duo, 6-9 p.m.; Dec. 30, Pre-New Year's Eve Party, with David Modica, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

CEDARWOOD SALOON, 1345 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-6160. Dec. 22-23, Jim Lesher, country, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Thursdays, open jam with AJ, 7-11 p.m.; Dec. 29, DJ Finattik, dance music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Dec. 30, Worlds Least Dangerous Band, classic rock, 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.

G STREET BAR AND GRILL, 125 S.E. G St., Grants Pass, 541-956-5427. Dec. 22-23, Hot Gossip, vintage rock, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.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.

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JD'S SPORTS BAR AND BREWERY, 690 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-471-0383. Dec. 22-23, Total Strangers, rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., no cover; Dec. 29-30, Hot Gossip, vintage rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., no cover; Dec. 31, New Year's Eve party with The John Dough Boys, and Acousta Noir opening. 9 p.m.-1 a.m., $5, includes champagne toast.

THE LAUGHING CLAM, 121 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1110. Dec. 22, Beau Berry Band, blues, rock, 7-10 p.m.; Dec. 23, Barefoot Servants, acoustic music from the '60s to '90s. 6-9 p.m.; Dec. 29, Top Secret, energetic originals and covers, 7-10 p.m.; Dec 30. B Wishes, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

MCGREW'S, 33105 Redwood Highway, O'Brien, 541-596-2202. Dec. 31, Raw Blues Band, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., $5.

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

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

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

THE SOUND LOUNGE, 225 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-479-0712. Dec. 22, The Distilled-Spirit Rebellion, cosmic cowboy honky tonk, country rock, 9 p.m.- 1 a.m., no cover; Dec. 23, Latin Dance Night with DJ Fluffy, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., no cover; Dec. 28, Burlesque Bingo, dance, comedy, bingo, 7-9 p.m., $5; Dec. 29, Fortune's Folly, alternative rock, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., no cover; Dec. 31, New Year's Eve Party with DJ dance music, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., no cover.

SPEAKEASY TAPROOM & WINE BAR, 208 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-450-4248. Dec. 29-31, Gary Margason and Band of Men, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

STITCHES BAR & GRILL, 670 Fruitdale Drive, Grants Pass, 541-244-1961. Dec. 31, New Year's Eve Party, with Willie and the Poor Boys, new grass, party favors, 8 p.m.-midnight; nightly, karaoke, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

TAYLOR'S COUNTRY STORE, 202 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541- 592-5358. Dec. 22, Tim and Michelle, jazz standards and sing-along Christmas carols, 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Dec. 29, Guppy, acoustic folk duo, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

THE WHAMMY BAR, 1620 Williams Highway, Grants Pass, 541-479-0910. Dec. 23, Christmas Party, with ugly sweater contest, Christmas costume contest, white elephant gift exchange ($10 limit), 8 p.m. No cover.

WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. Dec. 23, Tim Mitchell, acoustic rock, 6-9 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. 21, acoustic jam, 6-9 p.m.; Tuesdays, Mike Brons, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

Jackson County

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

Jan. 4, Albert the Cannibal, Mandala, Doves & Vultures, Source of All Sorrows, 7 p.m., $5; Jan. 7, Mac Lethal with seven DJs, 9 p.m., $15 advance, $20 door; Jan. 9, Panoramic, The Expos, 7 p.m., $5.

BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. Dec. 21, David Pinsky and Phil Newton, acoustic blues, 7-9 p.m.; Dec. 22, Dave and Phil, 8-11; Dec. 28, Seth Hanson, 7-9 p.m. Dec. 29-30, Charles Guy and Sonido Alegre, flamenco and Spanish music, 8-11 p.m.; Dec. 31, New Year's Eve Party with Gaibe Carroll and Friends, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Jan. 4, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

BOOMTOWN SALOON, 105 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-702-2252. Dec. 23, Scott William Perry, country, 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. 31, Rock Candy, classic rock, blues, R&B, 9 p.m.-midnight; Tuesdays, karaoke, 8 p.m. No cover.

CHADWICKS PUB AND SPORTS BAR, 2300 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-770-1234. Dec. 22-23, Comedy Night with opener Steven Tye and headliner Lamont Ferguson, 9-10:30 p.m. $10, karaoke after comedy. Dec. 29-30, Comedy Night with opener Bob Nissen and headliner Judy Cianiotto, 9-10:30 p.m. $10, karaoke after comedy.

4 DAUGHTERS IRISH PUB, 126 W. Main St., Medford, 541-779-4455. Dec. 31, New Year's Eve Celebration, with music by Blowin' Smoke, new country, party favors, champagne toast, whiskey tasting, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., 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. 22, Saucy, rock, pop, R&B, funk, 8 p.m.-midnight; Dec. 26, Ashland Blues Society Holiday Party Showcase, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Dec. 31, New Year's Eve Party with Rod Petrone, guitar, 5-7 p.m., Not Too Shabby, blues, jazz, R&B, funk, 7-10 p.m., DJ Dysfunktion, 10 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

HABANEROS, 142 N. Front St., Medford, 541-779-9770. Dec. 22-23, Ring of Trees, rock, pop, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover. Dec. 29-30, Saucy, rock, pop, R&B, funk, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

THE HOMESTEAD PUB , 119 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-299-0644. Dec. 23, Rock Candy, vintage rock, blues, R&B, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Dec. 25, Holiday After Party, with Jon Galfano with Rick Bolz, classic rock, 6-8 p.m.; Dec. 30, Rickishane, '60s-'90s rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

HOWIEE'S ON FRONT, 16 N. Front St., Medford, 541-773-5767. Dec. 22, Danielle Kelly Soul Project, Motown, R&B, soul, 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. 22, The Spiral Kings, classic rock, blues, 9 p.m.-midnight; Dec. 31, New Year's Eve party with Black Cadillac Kings, classic rock, 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 Robbie DaCosta, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

JOHNNY B'S ROCKIN' DINER, 120 E. Sixth St., Medford, 541-773-1900. Dec. 22, Husky Boys (from Portland), Grin Hound, 9 p.m.-midnight; Dec. 27, The Macks (from Portland), The Shaky Harlots, 9 p.m.-midnight. Cover.

LA BAGUETTE MUSIC CAFE, 340 A St., Ashland, 541-482-0855. Dec. 21, Jim Quimby and Julia Rupp, jazz, holiday tunes, 7-9 p.m.; Dec. 23, Jack Diab Trio, jazz, standards, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Cover charges vary.

LIQUID ASSETS, 96 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-9463. Dec. 31, Under the Sea Soiree, seafood-themed dinner and DJ dance music, 5 p.m., call for cost and reservations required.

MORRTON'S, 980 Phoenix Road, Medford, 541-772-3154. Dec. 22, Tradewinds, light rock, pop, holliday music, 8-10 p.m.; Dec. 23, The Rogue Suspects, rock, funk,, 7:30-10:30 p.m.; Dec. 29, Nothing But the Blues with Jen Ambrose, acoustic blues, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. Dec. 22, Scott Knickerbocker, 7:30-9:30, Dec. 23, Devon Scott, 7-8:45 p.m.; Dec. 24, The Corner Boys, 6-9 p.m.; Mondays, open mic, 9 p.m. No cover. Dec. 30, SWYM MERS, 9-11:30 p.m.; Dec. 31, The Corner Boys, 6-9 p.m., The Bouray, 10:30 p.m.-1 a.m.; Jan. 5, Raise, instrumental, 9-11 p.m. No cover.

PIER 21, 841 Stewart Ave., Medford, 541-776-3263. Dec. 22-23, Noisy Neighbors, rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Dec. 29-30, Hog Wild, rock, soul, blues, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Wednesday and Thursday, open jam night, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

ROCKY TONK SALOON & GRILL, 333 E. Main St., Medford, 541-973-2887. Dec. 22-23, DJ dance music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., no cover; Dec. 31, QYears Eve Party, 8 p.m.-1 a.m., with DJ dance music, champagne toast, balloon drop, prizes, $10 advance, $12 door, tickets at oregondeals.com; 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. 22, The Maybe Sometimes Band, Americana, 9-11:30 p.m.; Dec. 24, Sage Meadows, acoustic, 7-10 p.m.; Jan. 1, 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. Jan. 6, The Brothers Reed Cd Release Party, acoustic indie folk pop, 8-11:30 p.m., $12 advance, $15 door.

TROPHY CLUB, 812 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-772-4131. Dec. 31, New Year's Eve Party with Hog Wild, classic rock, 9 p.m.- 1 a.m.

WILD GOOSE CAFE & BAR, 2365 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-488- 4103. Dec. 21, Gayle Wilson Trio, 8-11 p.m.;

Dec. 22, Dave Scoggin Duo, 6-8 p.m., karaoke, 8:30-11 p.m.; Dec. 23, karaoke, 8:30-11 p.m.; Dec. 27, Shybo Torres, 8-11 p.m.; Dec. 28, Sage Meadows, acoustic, 8-11 p.m.; Dec. 29, Dave Scoggin Duo, 6-8 p.m., karaoke, 8:30-11 p.m.; Dec. 30, karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Dec. 31, karaoke, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; Jan. 1, TSA Trio, 8-11 p.m.; Jan. 2, Phoenix Sigalove and Friends, 8-11 p.m.; Jan. 3, Gene's Themed open mic, 8-11 p.m.; Jan. 4, Jimmy Pinwheel Band, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

Wineries

Jackson County

BELLE FIORE WINERY, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland, 541-552-4900. Dec. 21, Charles Guy and Linda Powers, Spanish, flamenco; Dec. 22, Savana, country, folk, rock, reggae; Dec. 23, Stolen Moments, jazz; Dec. 27, Jeff Stanley, acoustic guitar and vocals; Dec. 29, Son Ravello, indie folk trio; Dec. 30, Bob Rawlings Trio, acoustic classic jazz and bossanova; Dec. 31, Stolen Moments, American jazz, Latin, flamenco, gypsy jazz, 4-7 p.m. Music is 5-7 p.m., unless noted 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. 22, TC & The Reactions, R&B, 6-8 p.m., $5-$7; Dec. 27 LEFT Trio, indie rock, 5:30-7:30 p.m, no cover; Dec. 29, Rogue Suspects, rock, blues, funk, 6-8 p.m., $5-$7.

SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. Dec. 27, Charles Guy, Linda Powers and David Bolen, Spanish, Flamenco, Music is 6-8 p.m., $3-$4.

Music

Josephine County

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.

COMMUNITY MUSIC NIGHT, 7-9 p.m. Jan. 7, Jan. 21, Bridgeview Community Church, 5181 Holland Loop Road, Cave Junction, 541-592-3923. Acoustic music jam. Free.

THEO CZUK, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 13, Barnstormers Theater, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, barnstormersgp.com. 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 Andres 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

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

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

"NAUGHTY BUT NICE LATE NIGHT CABARET," 11 p.m. 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.

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.

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, craterian.org. 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, liveatthearmory.com. 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, craterian.org. Acoustic modern country, contemporary pop. $44, $50, $56.

On Stage

Jackson County

"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.

"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, randalltheatre.com. 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, 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. 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 show 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.

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

"THE CAPITOL STEPS" 7:30 p.m. Jan. 16, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Musical satire on Washington D.C. and the Congressional experience. $32, $35, $38.

"SYLVIA," 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 1:30 p.m. Sundays, Jan. 19-Feb. 11, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055, www.ctporegon.org. A stray dog becomes a bone of contention between a husband and wife, until they learn to compromise. Tickets $25 general, $20 seniors, $18 students and children.

Child's Play

Josephine County

CHRISTMAS BREAK DAY CAMP, 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.

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.

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.

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

Jackson County

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

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

Art

Josephine County

ART IN THE COMMUNITY, members of the Josephine County Artists' Association show their paintings. For 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, 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.

Jackson County

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.

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. "An Artist on the Less Traveled Road," photography by Ravindra C. Vasavada, through Jan. 5.

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.

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

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

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.

WINTER READS PROGRAM, Jan. 2-Feb. 14, Jackson County Libraries, 541-774-6996. Adults use reading log to record books they read or listen to to be entered in drawing to win prizes. Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m. Jan. 4, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Ellie Alexander presents her murder mystery novel, "Another One Bites the Crust." 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.

SISKIYOU SLEUTHS BOOK GROUP, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Jan 31, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Mystery discussion group reads "Bucket Nut" by Liza Cody. Free.

Holiday

Josephine County

HOLIDAY LIGHTS DISPLAY, 6-9 p.m. daily, through Dec. 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,

Jackson County

BEEKMAN HOUSE HOLIDAY TOURS, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 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.

HOLIDAY MARKET, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 23, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 24, Old Briscoe School, 265 N. Main St., Ashland. Gift items by more than 40 local artists. Free admission.

Douglas County

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, umpquavalleyfestivaloflights.com. Drive-through lights display, $10 per car. Plus holiday village with Santa, souvenirs and wagon rides.

Portland area

ZOOLIGHTS, 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, 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.

Misc.

Josephine County

NEW YEAR'S EVE DINNER & DANCE, 6:30 p.m.-1 a.m., Dec. 3, Grants Pass merlin Moose Lodge, 330 Merlin Ave., Merlin, 541-474-2833. Prime rib or roast chicken dinner (6:30-8:30 p.m.), dancing to music by North Star (9 p.m.-1 a.m.). Dinner is $25 singles, $40 couples, tickets sold until Dec. 29, dance only tickets $10 at the door; raises money for the Grants Pass High School Band's 2018 trip to the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade.

Jackson County

DANCEEDGE ECSTATIC DANCE, 8-10 p.m. Dec. 22, DanceSpace, 280 E. Hersey St., No. 10, Ashland. Dance and movement to celebrate the solstice and the return of the light. $10.

HARE CHRISTMAS KIRTAN, 7-9 p.m. Dec. 24, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N., Ashland, 541-482-3776. Music by Ganesh Das and Friends. By donation.

BOXING DAY AT HANLEY FARM, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 26, Hanley Farm, 1053 Hanley Road, Central Point, 541-890-0992, sohs.org/holiday. 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 OFF! SPACE-THEMED NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY, 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Dec. 31, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, liveatthearmory.com. 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.

HISTORY LECTURE SERIES, noon Jan. 3 Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, noon, Jan. 10, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996, 541-773-6536. "Getting Oregon Out of the Mud," the first in a year-long history lecture series called "Windows in Time." Free.

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.

Oregon coast

WHALE WATCHING WEEK, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. daily, Dec. 27-31, Oregon coast, whalespoken.wordpress.com. Volunteers stationed at 24 sites along the coast offer visitors whale watching tips and facts about the animals. Free.

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, eventbrite.com. Bawdy Burlesque show, meet-and-greet with performers, champagne toast and dancing at midnight. $45-$60.

Casinos

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, with The Romantics, Dec. 31; The Brothers Reed Quartet, Jan. 10-14; Justin Shandor as Elvis, Jan. 27; Super Bowl Party, Feb. 4; The Righteous Brothers, Feb. 10; karaoke, Tuesdays.

Portland area

SPIRIT MOUNTAIN CASINO, Grand Ronde, 800-760-7977. 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; UFC 219 Viewing Party, Dec. 30; Studio 18 New Year's Eve, Dec. 30-31; Creedence Clearwater Revisited, Jan. 19-20; King of the Cage, Feb. 3; Roots & Boots Tour, Feb. 23-24; Tyler Henry, March 10; Rodney Carrington, May 18-19;

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; BBQ Blues & Brews on the Bay, May 26-27; Comedy Night, Wednesdays; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

THREE RIVERS CASINO, Florence, 541-997-7529. Holiday Bingo Bash, Dec. 29; UFC 219, Dec. 30; New Year's Eve Party, Dec. 31; Justin Shandor as Elvis, Jan. 12-14; Super Bowl Tailgate Party, Feb. 4.


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