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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.

March 9-10, DJ and karaoke, 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. March 11, Piano Bar Sounds from Nick from Nowhere, 11 a.m. No cover.

CASA AMIGA, 200 McDonald Lane, Grants Pass, 541-956-8602. March 10, Howard Hori, easy listening light rock, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

CEDARWOOD SALOON, 1345 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-6160. March 9-10, Saucy, rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; March 11, Paint & Sip, 3-6 p.m., $40, advance registration; Thursdays, open jam, 7-11 p.m. No cover.

CLIMATE CITY BREWING, 509 Southwest G Street, Grants Pass, 541-479-3725. Tuesdays, Salsa/Bachata Party, 7-9 p.m., with Latin dance lesson at 7 p.m., dancing 7:30-9 p.m., no partner necessary, $5.

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

DOUBLE TAPS TAPROOM AND CRAFT SPIRITS, 945 N.E. D St., Grants Pass, 541-603-0985. March 16, open mic with Luis Perez, 6-9 p.m.; Tuesdays, Trivia Night, 6-7:30 p.m. No cover.

THE G SPOT, 24099 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-592-5220. March 10, Reebel Jar, electronic funk from Eugene, 9 p.m. $20, fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Clubs; Thursdays, open mic with B Wishes, 7-11 p.m., no cover; Wednesdays, karaoke with Jammer Dave, 9 p.m.-midnight, no cover.

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G STREET BAR AND GRILL, 125 S.E. G St., Grants Pass, 541-956-5427. March 9-10, Hot Gossip, vintage rock, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

THE HAUL, 121 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4991. March 9, Digisaurus, electronic pop rock, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

HERB'S LA CASITA, 515 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-476-1668. March 24, Paws & Diva Claws, drag queen show, doors 7 p.m., show 8 p.m. in the Vault, $10, to benefit the Rogue Valley Humane Society; 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. March 9-10, live music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

THE LAUGHING CLAM, 121 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1110. March 9, Donna B & The Fringe, blues and rock, 7-10 p.m.; March 10, Mike Brons, 1970s rock on acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

MCGREW'S, 33105 Redwood Highway, O'Brien, 541-596-2202. March 9, Irie Rockers, reggae, hip hop, rock, 9 p.m.-midnight, $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.

RASCALS BAR & GRILL, 20275 Williams Highway, Williams, 541-846-9303. March 9, Ripple Effect, Beatles and Grateful Dead music, 8-11 p.m.

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

THE SMOKING DUCK, 18252 Redwood Highway, Selma, 541-597-2021. Tuesdays, Tuesday Bluesday, open mic hosted by Dusty Jones, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

THE SOUND LOUNGE, 225 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-479-0712. March 8, Irie Rockers, reggae, hip hop, rock, , 9 p.m.-midnight, no cover; March 9, The Dead Horizon, Vomittface, and Insanity's Reign, hard rock, metal, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., no cover; March 10, Latin Dance Night with DJ Fluffy, 9 p.m.-1:a.m., no cover; March 11, open mic with Ambur Rose, 8-11 p.m., no cover; March 13, Atoll, Heretic A.D., and Lithopaedion, slam death metal, 8 p.m.- midnight, no cover; March 14, Alterbeast, Inferi, The Grindmother and Aethere, heavy metal, 7 p.m.-midnight, $10; March 15, Trevor Green and Juniper Berries, 8:30-11:30 p.m., no cover.

STITCHES BAR & GRILL, 670 Fruitdale Drive, Grants Pass, 541-244-1961. Nightly, karaoke, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., no cover.

TAYLOR'S COUNTRY STORE, 202 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541- 592-5358. March 9, Circle of Stone, Celtic and classic rock, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

THE WHAMMY BAR, 1620 Williams Highway, Grants Pass, 541-479-0910. March 8, open mic jam, 8-11 p.m.; March 9, The Rogue Underground, funk, soul, jazz, rock, dance, 8:30 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. March 10, 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. March 9-10, Comedy Night, with Gabriel Rutledge and Casey McLain, doors open at 7, show 8 p.m., $7 advance, $10 at the door; March 15, 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, www.liveatthegate.com. March 21, The Mother Hips, gritty rock, $20 advanced, $25 door.; April 18, Polyrhythmics and Ghost Note, eight-piece funk, soul and psychedelic rock band, $20 advance, $25 door. Doors open at 8 p.m., music at 9 p.m., unless otherwise noted; tickets at the door or online.

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

March 8, Awaken I Am, Cathedral Hills, YHWH, 7 p.m.; March 12, Hart to Hit, Southwest Royal, Ciera Cox, 8 p.m., $5; March 15, Dirt Cheap and The John Dough Boys, folk and roll, 7-10 p.m., $5

BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. March 8, Gaibe Carroll, R&B, soul, 7-10 p.m.; March 9-10, Flat 5 Flim Flam, swing, 8-11 p.m.; March 15, Seth Hansson, acoustic guitar and vocals, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

THE BLACK SHEEP, 51 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6414. March 9, Sundown Poachers, folk-rock, blues-groove, 9 p.m.-midnight; March 10, The Bouray, funk, soul, rock album release, 9 p.m.-midnight; March 11, Holly Gleason, acoustic folk rock, 7-10 p.m; Thursdays, dart tournament, 7:30 p.m., game night, 8 p.m.; Sundays, Celtic music, 2-5 p.m, no cover.

BOOMTOWN SALOON, 105 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-702-2252.

March 10, The Evening Shades, indie rock, progressive rock, pop, 8:30 p.m.-midnight; Wednesdays, open mic, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

BRICKROOM, 35 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6030. March 9, Slow Corpse, indie-rock, with Gold Casio, 9 p.m., $10. March 23, Intuitive Compass, western folk, swing jazz, 9 p.m., $7; April 13, Gill Landry, blues folk, 9 p.m., $10 at brownpapertickets.com.

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

CATTLEMEN'S, 108 Depot St., Rogue River, 541-582-1631. March 9, The Legendary Goodtimes, rock 'n' roll, and Parole Denied, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays, karaoke, 8 p.m. No cover.

CHADWICKS PUB AND SPORTS BAR, 2300 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-770-1234. March 9-10, Comedy Night with opener Dan Farley, and headliner Mark Evans, 9-10:30 p.m. $10, karaoke after comedy.

THE EDGE NIGHTCLUB & PATIO, 25 S. Riverside, Medford. ridays and Saturdays, DJ dance music, 10 p.m. No cover.

4 DAUGHTERS IRISH PUB, 126 W. Main St., Medford, 541-779-4455. March 17, St. Patrick's Day Celebration with live Irish music, Irish menu, drink specials, Jameson Whiskey tastings, 2-10 p.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. March 9, Rock Candy, rock, blues, pop, 8 p.m.-midnight; March, 10, LEFT, indie, roots, 8-11 p.m.; March 13, Ashland Blues Society jam with Muskadine Blues Quartet, 6:30-9:30 p.m. No cover.

HABANEROS, 142 N. Front St., Medford, 541-779-9770. March 10, Latino Night with DJ Coco, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. No cover.

THE HOMESTEAD PUB , 119 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-299-0644. March 10, The Spiral Kings, classic rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Tuesdays, open jam with Three Hour Tour, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

HOWIEE'S ON FRONT, 16 N. Front St., Medford, 541-773-5767. March 9-10, Sol Seed with Frankie Hernandez, roots rock, reggae, Latin, funk, 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'S BISTRO, 258 A St., 3B, Ashland, 541-488-6982. March 9, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic pop blues, 7-9 p.m., no cover; March 16, Joe Cohoon Trio, jazz, 7-9 p.m., no cover; March 24, Dinner and Drag, dinner buffet, 5-7 p.m., $15, cabaret drag show, 7:30-9 p.m., $10, reservations required.

J'VILLE TAVERN, 125 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1170. March 9, Intuitive Compass, folk, Americana, 9 p.m.-midnight; Tuesdays, open mic, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

JEFFERSON SPIRITS, 404 E. Main St., Medford, 541-622-8190. March 15, Nick (from Fret Drifters) & Shae (from Rogue Suspects), acoustic and vocals, 6-9 p.m.; Sundays, open mic with The Robbie DaCosta Trio, blues, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

JOHNNY B'S ROCKIN' DINER, 120 E. Sixth St., Medford, 541-773-1900. March 9, Elijah Ocean, with Johnathan Warren and the Billy Goats, folk, rock, country, 9 p.m.; March 10, Glacierwolf, Hardway Bend, Box Brothers, 9 p.m. $5.

LA BAGUETTE MUSIC CAFE, 340 A St., Ashland, 541-482-0855. March 8, Paper Wings, acoustic folk duo, 7-9 p.m.; March 9, Django and Jazz, 10 a.m.-noon; March 10, Thor Polson Trio, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; March 13, 5J Barrow, folk rock, 7-9 p.m., cover; March 14, La Baguette House Band, jazz, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., no cover.

LIQUID ASSETS, 96 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-9463. March 19, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop duo, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

LOFT BRASSERIE, 18 Calle Guanajuato, Ashland, 541-482-1116. March 15, Flat 5 Flim Flam, five-piece modern acoustic swing, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

MORRTON'S, 980 Phoenix Road, Medford, 541-772-3154. March 9, Lee Stewart, Sinatra standards, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. March 9, Bear Market Riot, power folk, Americana, 9 p.m.; Sundays, Corner Boys, Irish, 6-9 p.m.; Mondays, open mic, 9 p.m. No cover.

PIER 21, 841 Stewart Ave., Medford, 541-776-3263. March 9-10, Noisy Neighbor, rock, 9 p.m.; Wednesday and Thursday, open jam, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

ROCKY TONK SALOON & GRILL, 333 E. Main St., Medford, 541-973-2887. March 9-10, DJ dance music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; April 6, Moonshine Bandits, country soul, 7 p.m.; Tuesdays and Fridays, free line dance lessons, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

SMITHFIELDS PUB & PIES, 23 S. Second St., Ashland, 541-482-7437. March 14, Pints For a Cause, 509 p.m., benefits Maslow Project; 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.

STANDING STONE BREWING COMPANY, 101 Oak St., Ashland, 541-482-2448. March 13, Pints for A Purpose, benefits Planned Parenthood of Southwest Oregon, 5-10 p.m.

THE TALENT CLUB, 114 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-2721. March 15-17, Jerry Joseph and the Jackmormons, rock, originals, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

WALKABOUT BREWING, 921 Mason Way, Medford, 541-734-4677. March 10, Gary Margason, singer songwriter, originals and covers. 7-9 p.m.; March 17, Stoning Giants, alternative rock from Portland, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

WILD GOOSE CAFE & BAR, 2365 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-488- 4103. March 8, Craig Martin and Family, 7-10 p.m.; March 9, Dave Scoggin Duo, 6-8 p.m., karaoke, 8:30-11 p.m.; March 10, karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; March 11, Jim Quinby, 6-8 p.m., Little Thom's open mic, 8-11 p.m.; March 12, Blue Notes, 7-10 p.m.; March 13, Justin Gordon and the AAA All-Stars, 7-10 p.m.; March 14, Q&A Duo, 7-10 p.m.; March 15, Swift Pony, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

WINERIES

Josephine County

SCHMIDT FAMILY VINEYARDS, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9985. March 9, Lady and The Tramp, jazz, standards, rock, 5-8 p.m., no cover.

TROON VINEYARD, 1475 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9900. March 24, Winemaker's Dinner, 6-9 p.m., $95-$120, reservations required.

Jackson County

AGATE RIDGE WINERY, 1098 Nick Young Road, Eagle Point, 541-830-3050. March 9, Tim Mitchell, acoustic classic rock, 5-8 p.m., no cover; March 25, Wine Fun-0-1, wine class, 1 p.m., $25, includes wine tasting; register at 541-956-7303 or roguecc.edu/communityed.

BELLE FIORE WINERY, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland, 541-552-4900. March 8, Michael Whipple, keyboards, 6-8 p.m.; March 9, Doug Warner, acoustic Americana, 6-8 p.m.; March 10, Grant Ruiz and Dan Fellman, classical and flamenco guitar, 6-8 p.m.; March 11, Savanna, country, folk-rock, blues, 5-7 p.m.; March 14, Tim Church, jazz, Brazilian, Broadway, 5-7 p.m.; March 15, Jeff and Jeffri, guitarist and vocalist, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

EDENVALE WINERY, 2310 Voorhies Road, Medford, 541-512-2955, ext. 2. March 11 and March 18, Paint and Sip Class, 2-4 p.m., $35 per class, advance registration; March 17, Founder's Day Tour of Voorhies Mansion, 1, 2 and 3 p.m., $5-$10, advance registration.

GRIZZLY PEAK WINERY, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland, 541-482-5700. March 14, Fragile Thunder with David Gans and Stephen Inglis, Hawaiian-style Deadhead music, 7-9 p.m., $20 advance, $25 door, at the winery, Paddington Station, Houston's Gallery.

KRISELLE CELLARS, 12956 Modoc Road, White City, 541-830-8466. March 9, Jake Akin, rock and grunge hits, 5-7 p.m.; March 10, Sonido Alegre, flamenco, Spanish music, 1-4 p.m. No cover.

LEDGER DAVID CELLARS, 245 N. Front St., Central Point, 541-664-2218. March 17, Not Too Shabby, pop, blues, contemporary, 1-3 p.m. No cover.

PASCHAL WINERY, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-535-7957. March 9, art reception for Pegi Smith's series "Garden Girls," 6-8 p.m.; March 17, 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. March 9, Blowin' Smoke, modern country, 6-8 p.m., $5-$7; March 14, Millward Trio, 6-9 p.m., no cover.

SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. March 10, Holly Gleason, acoustic guitar and vocals, $4; March 14, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar, $4. Music is 6-8 p.m.

MUSIC

Josephine County

SQUIRREL NUT ZIPPERS, 8 p.m., March 9, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. Alternative, indie rock, for 21 and over only; $38 general, $48 and $58 reserved; by phone, online or in Grants Pass at Oregon Outpost, The Music Shop, FireRiver Music.

ACOUSTIC JAM, 6-9 p.m. March 15, 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.

ROCK CONCERT, 6-10 p.m. March 16, Eaden Ballroom, 244 S.W. K St., Grants Pass. Music by Kevin Schlereth, Qajaq, Jonathan Stockrod and others. All ages, $8, at the door.

BENEFIT CONCERT AND CAKEWALK, 3-5 p.m. March 17, Guild Gallery & Art Center, 24353 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-592-5019. The Songbird Trio performs Celtic and Wailin' Jennys music, plus cake auction, to benefit 3 Rivers Chorale's trip to New York. Admission by donation, $5-$15 suggested.

Y&T, 8 p.m., March 17, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. Hard rock, for 21 and over only, with Cruella opening. $25; by phone, online or in Grants Pass at Oregon Outpost, The Music Shop, FireRiver Music.

ROGUE CHORUS & ROGUE SINGERS, 3 p.m. March 18, Rogue Auditorium, Rogue Community College, 3345 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-956-7303. Singers present program of mid-century modern romance, love songs from the 1950s, '60s and '70s. $5 adults, free for children under 12.

YONDER MOUNTAIN STRING BAND, 8 p.m., March 18, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. Progressive bluegrass, for 21 and over only; $25; by phone, online or in Grants Pass at Oregon Outpost, The Music Shop, FireRiver Music.

THE BROTHERS REED, 7:30 p.m. March 23, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, barnstormersgp.com. Acoustic indie folk pop duo. $15.

BENEFIT CONCERT FOR CONGO, 5:30 p.m. March 25, Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1360 N.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass, 541-414-8527. Concert sponsored by Pattern Education Ministries to benefit missions and establish health and education centers overseas. Donation.

ROCK CONCERT, 6-10 p.m. March 29, Eaden Ballroom, 244 S.W. K St., Grants Pass. Music by Glacier Veins (dream punk from Portland), Bogues (emo from Tennessee), Noise Brigade (pop punk from Portland, Storm Crow (hip hop from Ashland), Kathartica (alt acoustic from Medford). All ages, $6, at the door.

MIKE AND CARLEEN MCCORNACK FOR GROWNUPS, 7 p.m. March 30, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 451-479-3290. Pacific Northwest folk musicians perform for adults, $15.

Jackson County

PHIL STACEY, 7 p.m. March 8, New Beginnings Christian Center, 270 W. Evans Creek Road, Rogue River, 541-582-0563. Singer-songwriter — and former American Idol contestant — performs Christian music. Free.

ROCKIN' ROAD TO DUBLIN, 7:30 p.m. March 8, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Irish step dancing and rock music. $39, $42, $45 adults, $28, $31, $34 youth 22 and younger.

XUAN HE, 7:30 p.m March 9, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. Pianist performs music of Pachelbel, Ravel, Liszt, Mendelssohn and more. $10 general, $5 seniors and Oregon Trail Card holders, free for full-time students.

GIFTS OF THE EMERALD ISLE, 7:30 p.m.March 10, 3 p.m. March 11, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Men of Worth celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Celtic and Irish favorites. $10-$20 general, $5 students.

SOU GUITAR STUDIO RECITAL, 3 p.m. March 11, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. Student guitarists perform program of music ranging from Bizet and Hovhaness to Stevie Wonder and Norah Jones. $10 general, $5 seniors and Oregon Trail Card holders, free for full-time students.

DMITRI MATHENEY GROUP, 7 p.m. March 11, Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-488-3869, siskiyoumusicproject.com. West Coast cool jazz, hard bop, jazz classics. $25 general, $20 members, $10 students.

SOU WIND ENSEMBLE, 7:30 p.m March 15, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. $10 general, $5 seniors and Oregon Trail Card holders, free for full-time students.

JOHN MCEUEN & HIS STRING WIZARDS, 7:30 p.m. March 16, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Founding member of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and three original band members perform on a variety of acoustic string instruments. $32, $35, $38 general, $22, $25, $28 youth 22 and younger.

LEFT EDGE PERCUSSION, 7:30 p.m. March 16, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. Performance of Michael Gordon's "Timber," with immersive video experience. $10 general, $5 seniors and Oregon Trail Card holders, free for full-time students.

SOU CHOIRS CONCERT, 7:30 p.m. March 19, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. Vocalists perform "My Soul is a Candle" program. $10 general, $5 seniors and Oregon Trail Card holders, free for full-time students.

THE TEN TENORS, 7:30 p.m. March 20, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Australian ensemble performs repertoire ranging from arias to contemporary classics. $39, $42, $45 general, $29, $32, $35 youth 22 and younger.

LEFTOVER SALMON WITH KELLER WILLIAMS, 9 p.m. March 21, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, www.liveatthearmory.com. Americana music, with solo looping show to open, for 21 and over only. $35 advance, $40 door; tickets at The Music Coop in Ashland, Immortal Spirits in Medford and online.

SOUTHERN OREGON CONCERT BAND, 7 p.m., March 22, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-324-0404. "Around the World in 80 Minutes" program includes music from the United States, Korea, Italy, Spain, Norway, France, Ireland and Slavic region. Admission $5 suggested.

TUTUNOV PIANO SERIES, 7:30 p.m. March 23, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. Pianists Sergio Marchegiani and Marco Schiavo perform. $20 reserved, free for full-time students.

EMMA'S REVOLUTION, 8 p.m. March 24, Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 87 Fourth St., Ashland, emmasrevolution.com. Activist acoustic duo presents music of social justice, peace, inspiration. $20 advance, $25 door, $38 in conjunction with afternoon workshop; sold through Rogue Valley Peace Choir and online.

PATTI MORAN MCCOY BAND, 8 p.m. March 24, Havurah Synagogue, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland, brownpapertickets.com. Pianist performs jazz and blues with guitar, bass, percussion and vocal accompaniment. $25 advance door; tickets sold online.

MINSTREL STREAMS, 2-4 p.m. March 25, Art Presence, 206 Fifth St., Jacksonville, 541-941-7057. Matt and Rebecca Stuart present inspirational instrumental music from their new CD "New Horizon." Free.

STEVEN VANHAUWAERT, 3 p.m. March 25, North Medford High School, 1900 N. Keeneway Drive, Medford, 541-734-4116, jcconcerts.org. Classical pianist plays Schumann, Schubert, Liszt, Chopin, Debussy. $25.

SINNE EEG & LARRY KOONSE 7 p.m. March 31, Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-488-3869, siskiyoumusicproject.com. Danish vocalist and guitarist perform intimate duets. $25 general, $20 members, $10 students.

PIONEER HISTORY IN STORY AND SONG, 1:30 and 3 p.m. April 1, Jacksonville Library, 340 W. C St., Jacksonville, 541-245-3650, info@historicjacksonville.org. David Gordon performs music of The Oregon Trail. $5, reservations required by phone or email.

MARK HUMMEL'S GOLDEN STATE-LONE STAR REVUE, 7 p.m. April 4, Grape Street Bar & Grill, 31 S. Grape St., Medford, www.ashlandblues.org. Blues supergroup — with Mark Hummel, Rusty Zinn, Mike Keller, Wes Starr and RW Grigsby — plays to benefit Ashland Blues Society, $20 blues society members, $25 nonmembers.

ATLANTA RHYTHM SECTION, 7:30 p.m. April 5, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Southern rock band's hits include "So Into You" and ""Imaginary Lover." $25 and $35, benefits Use Your Gift Foundation.

Douglas County

DELGANI STRING QUARTET,BIGHORN JAZZ BAND & UMPQUA SINGERS, 7:30 p.m. March 9, Jacoby Auditorium, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-4691. High-energy music, including jazz standards, contemporary selections. $10 general, free for students.

DELGANI STRING QUARTET, 2 p.m. March 11, Jacoby Auditorium, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-236-2566. Chamber music ensemble plays standard and contemporary works. $5-$20, $40 for families.

Northern California

SOCKS IN THE FRYING PAN, 7:30 p.m. March 14, Crescent Elk Auditorium, 944 G St., Crescent City, Calif., 707-464-1336. Irish folk music. $12-$18

ON STAGE

Josephine County

"THREE TALL WOMEN," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through March 18, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, barnstormersgp.com. A more than 90-year-old woman reflects on her life. Tickets $15.

"BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: THE BROADWAY MUSICAL," 7 p.m. March 24, 2 p.m. March 25, 7 p.m. March 30, 2 and 7 p.m. March 31, 7 p.m. April 6-7, 2 p.m April 8, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-450-9778 oneeleventheatrecompany.com. A young woman falls in love with a grisly and fearsome monster. $12 adults, $10 students and seniors, $8 kids 8 and younger; tickets online, at Oregon Books and at the door.

DINNER TO DIE FOR, 6 p.m. Saturdays, Cynthia's Home Sweet Home, 1038 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-5953. Interactive murder mystery dinner theater. $30, reservations required.

Jackson County

"THE ROVER," 8 p.m. March 8-9, 2 and 8 p.m. March 10, 2 p.m. March 11, Main Stage Theatre, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. Restoration comedy in which three English cavaliers launch romantic intrigues during carnival week in Venice. $21 general, $18 seniors, $6 students.

"BLUES IN THE NIGHT," 7 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, March 8-25, Randall Theatre, 10 E. Third St., Medford, 541-632-3258, randalltheatre.com. Musical of hot and torchy numbers tell the sweet, sexy and sorrowful experiences that three women have with a lying, cheating, snake of a man. $20 reserved, $15 Thursdays, pay-what-you-want at the door, as available.

"ANNIE GET YOUR GUN," 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, March 9-April 1, Camelot Theatre, 101 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-5250, www.camelottheatre.org. Musical blends Americana folklore, romance, show business, and the Wild West. $29 and $36; pay-what-you-can 8 p.m. March 7, $20- preview 8 p.m. March 8.

BALLET FOLKLORICO RITMO ALEGRE, 7 p.m. March 10, Central Medford High School, 815 S. Oakdale Ave., Medford, balletfolkra.org. Hispanic folk dance troupe performs, with Seattle-based dancers as guests. $15 adults, $10 students and seniors.

SCENES FROM SHAKESPEARE, 12:30 p.m. March 13 and March 15. 1:30 p.m March 17, RCC Performance Hall, Room 109, Building C, Rogue Community College, 130 E. Eighth St., Medford, 541-608-4401. Acting students perform scenes from "Macbeth," Romeo and Juliet" and "As You Like It." Free.

THE HAMAZONS, 8 p.m. March 14, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, theoregoncabaret.com. Improv comedy troupe presents "Sci-Fi: The B Movies," a full-length play in the style of old sci-fi B movies. $15.

IMPROV COMEDY, 3 p.m. March 15, 7 p.m. March 16, 3:30 p.m. March 17, RCC Performance Hall, Room 109, Building C, Rogue Community College, 130 E. Eighth St., Medford, 541-608-4401. Students perform improv games, scenes and songs from audience suggestions. Free.

"A TRIBUTE TO THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF FRANK SINATRA," 8 p.m. March 16-17, March 23-24, 2 p.m. March 18 and March 25, Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland, 541-951-3492, liviageniseproductions.org. David King-Gabriel presents the songs of Ol' Blue Eyes, with live band and narration. Tickets $20; sold at Paddington Station in Ashland, online and at the door.

THE ABDUCTION FROM THE SERAGLIO," 7:30 p.m. March 16, 3 p.m. March 18, Mountain Avenue Theatre, 201 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 800-901-7173, ext. 3, www.bravaopera.com. Professional opera singers present Mozart's fully staged comic opera, in English. $35 adults, $5 students.

"SUSAN B. ANTHONY SAYS A WORD," 1 p.m. March 17, Jacksonville Library, 340 W. C St., Jacksonville, 541-774-8679. Miriam Reed presents her 45-minute solo play about the life and legacy of women's right activist and suffragette. Free.

"SUSAN B. ANTHONY SAYS A WORD," 1 p.m. March 23, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford 541-774-8679. Miriam Reed presents her 45-minute solo play about the life and legacy of women's right activist and suffragette. Free.

JAY OWENHOUSE, 4 and 8 p.m. March 24, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Illusions and magic. $29, $39, $69.

"THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK" 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 1:30 p.m. Sundays, through March 25, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055, www.ctporegon.org. A 13-year-old girl and her family hide from the Nazis in 1942. Tickets $25 general, $20 seniors, $18 students and children.

"MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET" 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 1 p.m. Sundays, through April 15, 8 p.m. Monday shows added starting March 19, plus 8 p.m. March 12, March 18, March 25 and March 28, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, theoregoncabaret.com. Recreation of the night Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley met at Sun Records in Memphis for one of the greatest jam sessions ever. $22-$36.

"LOVE LETTERS," 7:30p.m. March 29-30, 2 p.m. March 31, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. A man and woman read letters exchanged over a lifetime between them. $24.

OREGON SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, through Oct. 28, Ashland, 541-482-4331, www.osfashland.org. The 2018 season opens with "Destiny of Desire" through July 12; "Henry V," through Oct. 27; "Othello," "Sense and Sensibility," through Oct. 28. Up next: "Manahatta," April 1-Oct. 27; "Oklahoma!" April 22-Oct. 27. Dates, times and ticket prices vary.

Douglas County

"THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE," 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, March 29-April 22, Betty Long Unruh Theatre, 1614 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-673-2125, www.uact-theatre.com. Three actors act through all 37 of Shakespeare's plays in two hours, hilariously and irreverently. $6-$13.

CHILD'S PLAY

Josephine County

YOUNG MASTER GARDENERS, 11:30 a.m.-noon and 3-3:45 p.m. March 14, Josephine Community Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. Kids learn about good weeds and bad weeds, edible ones, natives and invasives. Free; morning program for 5 and younger, afternoon for 6 and older.

YOUTH SKILLS PROGRAM, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Fridays, Grants Pass, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays in Williams, starting March 16, 707-481-3403, thesharpeningstone.com. Wilderness education for ages 7-9 and 10-13, with games and activities to help youth experience nature. $30 per student per day; registration in one-month blocks only.

SENSORY FRIENDLY GYM, 10 a.m.-noon, March 17, 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.

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST TEA, 1-3 p.m. March 17, Grants Pass High School Commons, Ninth and A streets, Grants Pass, 541-450-9978, oneeleventhearecompany.com. Tea and treats for little boys and girls, with costumed characters from the show, take-home activities, souvenir, photo keepsake. $20 children, $15 adults; sold at Oregon Books and online.

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

SPRING BREAK DAY CAMPS, 9 a.m.-4:15 p.m. March 26-30, Grants Pass Family YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-474-0001. Activities, songs, games, field trips, swimming for ages 6-12. $27-$32 per day ($10 fee for signing up day of camp), $110-$135 per week.

SPRING BREAK CAMP EEK, March 26-30, Wildlife Images, 11845 Lower River Road, Grants Pass, 541-476-0222. Day camp with hands-on learning, games, crafts centered on wildlife, nature and conservation. $20-$25 per day, $90-$100 for the week.

MIKE AND CARLEEN MCCORNACK FOR KIDS, 1 p.m. March 31, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 451-479-3290. Pacific Northwest folk musicians perform "Beasties, Bumpershoots and lullabies." $5 per family.

BABY RHYME TIME, 11 a.m.-noon Thursdays, Grants Pass branch library, 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 nursery rhymes 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 March: Carol Ransom at Umpqua Bank, 1670 Williams Highway; Barbara Newland at US Bank, 400 S.W. Sixth St.

BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. Vibrant photography by Donna Torres, through March.

GALLERY ONE AT THE MUSEUM, 229-B S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1218. Watercolors on yupo paper by Doug Iverson, through March.

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. "Nature Perceived," work by Randall David Tipton, Ruth Armitage and Don Gray, through March 30.

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.

PAIN 2 PERFORMANCE, 111 S.E. G St., Grants Pass, 541-916-8350. Vivid colored pencil assemblages by James Condos, through March.

SOUTHERN OREGON GUILD GALLERY, 24353 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-659-3858. "Hearts & Hopes," through April 20.

UNTITLED 2.0, 119 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, www.untitled2gallery.com. "When I Consider How My Light is Spent," drawings, watercolors, figurative pieces and large-scale noumenon paintings by Allen Smith, through March.

VINTAGE OUTLET & CONSIGNMENTS, 117 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-295-7540. Handmade jewelry by Kelly Forbush, through March.

WISEMAN GALLERY, Rogue Community College, 3345 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-956-7481. RCC Art Department Faculty Exhibit, works in paintings, drawing, mixed media, ceramics and metals by Karl Brake, Dana Bussell, Pat Enos, Jennifer Eufusia, Ted Helard, Irene Kai, Carl Seyboldt, Zeno Thanes, March 8-23 and April 2-May 3; reception 4-5:30 p.m. March 8.

Jackson County

THIRD FRIDAY ART WALK, 5-8 p.m. March 16, 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 March.

ART AND SOUL GALLERY, 247 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-326-6960. Artwork by Ashland High School student artists Indi Reynolds, Sierra Kelly and Nicole Mullen, through March.

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. "The Poet's Palette," artworks celebrating National Poetry Month, through April 29; March 17, "Celebrating the Shamrock," music, food, wine, raffle, noon-5 p.m.

ART SALON, 2 p.m. March 25, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Monthly program in which local artists discuss the evolution of art and present digital photos of their work. March 25 is Daniel Verner.

ASHLAND ART CENTER, 357 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2772. "Rust Obsessions: Using Found Objects to Create Art," through March, plus work by gallery artists, ongoing.

ASHLAND ART WORKS, 291 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-4735. "Springtime," work by gallery artists, through March

CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS, Art Building, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, 541-212-0292. "Divulge," found object and paint, by Kaylee Vanek "Women in Action," by SOU students, faculty and community members; "Poetry in Sink," pen on paper by Reba Crawford Hayes, Kelsey Goldman, Jazmine B. Heard, Manya Orescan and Ellie Peck; "Lost Places," acrylics by Ryan Evangelisti; "Adventure in Motorcycling," photography by Ben Gradel; "Heartache," acrylics by Tristan Perrotti, through March 21.

HANSON HOWARD GALLERY, 89 Oak St. Ashland, 541-488-2562. "Women's History Month Exhibit," with work — from fine crafts to paintings, sculptures and prints — by 18 women artists, through April 3.

HOUSTON'S CUSTOM FRAMING AND FINE ART, 280 E. Hersey St., Ashland, 541-482-1983. "Chalk and Water," plein air chalk pastels and watercolors by Thomas M. Houston, through March.

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. "In Search of Bali Ha'i," images by Darcie Sternenberg, through March.

ROGUE GALLERY, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, 541-772-8118. "A Celebration of the Northwest Vineyards," paintings by Val Dann, through March 9; new art by gallery members, through March 28; "American Views: Emerging Landscapes — Waterways," paintings by Les Cornish Mike Dwaileebe, Amanda Houston and Ellen Jerome, through March 30.

SCHNEIDER MUSEUM OF ART, Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Street, Ashland, 541-552-6245, www.sou.edu/sma. "Between the Beginning and the Middle" by Anna Gray and Ryan Paulsen; "Transcending Myths" by Maria de Los Angeles; "Social Justice Continued" by Betty LaDuke; "Fierce Last Stand" by Storm Tharp, through March 17.

SHEPHERD'S DREAM, 629 A St., Ashland, 541-708-5439. "A Retrospective," photos of a collection from Portugal to Mexico, by Pat Moore, through March.

STUDIO A.B, 621 A St., Ashland, 541-482-2253. Large-pose pastel portraits by Ann DiSalvo and large-scale digital works by Bruce Bayard, through March.

STUDIO 151, 151 N. Pioneer St., Ashland, studio151ashland.com. "Birds, Buddhas, Books and Snakes," through March.

Douglas County

THE ART GALLERY AT UCC, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-4692. "Heritage Habitats," addressing the ties that bind individuals and non-traditional art making methods, by Ginger Owen-Murakami and Vicki Van Ameyden, through March 15.

UMPQUA VALLEY ARTS CENTER, 1624 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-672-2532. "Young & Famous: Douglas County Student Art Show," work by first through 12th grade students, through March 9.

LITERARY

Josephine County

OETRY SHARING, 7-9 p.m. March 9, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Read or listen to poems, on the theme "short poem" for this eighth anniversary celebration. Free, donations welcome.

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

NIGHT & DAY AT THE MUSEUM, 1-4 p.m. March 10 and 6-9 p.m. March 16, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-673-9289. Local authors and illustrators share their work, the writer's life and craft. Free.

CHRISTIAN WRITERS SUPPORT GROUP, noon-1 p.m. March 13, All the World Christian Center, 237 S.E. G St., Grants Pass (use door between the cleaners and the church), 541-441-2955, writerkate@mail.com. Anne Schroeder discusses her historical novel of Native Americans in the Old West, "Maria Ines." No membership fee, donations welcome.

AUTHOR INNOVATIVE MARKETING, 2:30-4 p.m. April 3, Brookdale Independent Living, 1357 Redwood Circle, Grants Pass, 541-643-9289, doranne@yourbodybook.com, www.aimforwriters.com. Authors work together to promote their craft, increase public awareness, expand readership, increase sales.

JOY LUCK BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP, 2-3:30 p.m. first and third Thursday, Countryside Village, 1700 Kellenbeck Road, Grants Pass, 541-476-7665. Long-time book discussion group reads and discusses one book per month; fifth Thursday is a no-host lunch outing.

Jackson County

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m. March 8, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Jan Harrell presents "Love Now: Untangling Relationships." Free.

WRITERS GUILD OF ROGUE RIVER, 10 a.m.-noon March 10, March 24, Rogue River Library, 412 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-321-5215. Writers of all genres write and critique one another. Free.

CRIME WRITING WORKSHOP & SIGNING, 2 p.m. March 10, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Michael Niemann celebrates his latest novel "Illegal Holdings." Free.

SECOND TUESDAY BOOK CHAT, 5:30 p.m. March 13, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6415. Book discussion group. Free.

GOLD HILL WRITER'S CRITIQUE GROUP, 5-6 p.m. March 14, Gold Hill Library, 202 Dardanelles St., Gold Hill, 541-855-1994. Writers of any genre share works in progress. Free, registration required.

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m. March 15, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Diana Coogle presents her essays and poems "At the Far End of Life: My Parents' Aging — and Then My Own." Free.

LOCAL AUTHOR TALK, 11 a.m. March 17, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Mark Gibson presents his book "How to Find Love Through Online dating." Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m. March 23, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Apricot Irving presents her memoir "The Gospel of Trees." Free.

WRITERS GUILD OF ROGUE RIVER, 10 a.m.-noon March 24, Rogue River Library, 412 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-321-5215. Writers of all genres write and critique one another. Free.

WHITE CITY BOOK GROUP, 5:30-6 p.m. March 26, White City Library, 3143 Avenue C, White City, 541-864-8880. Book group. Free

BRAIN BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP, 1:30-3:30 p.m. March 27, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "Mothers and Others: The Evolutionary Origins of Mutual Understanding"" by Sarah Hardy. Free.

SISKIYOU SLEUTHS BOOK GROUP, 3 to 4:30 p.m. March 28, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Mystery discussion group reads "Trail of Echoes" by Rachel Howzell Hall. Free.

BOOKS@NOON, noon-1 p.m. April 3, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group.

PHOENIX LIBRARY BOOK CLUB, 2 p.m. April 12, Phoenix Library, 510 W. First St., Phoenix, 541-535-7090. Book discussion group. Free.

FAIRS/ FESTS

Josephine County

ILLINOIS VALLEY SENIOR EXPO, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 10, Illinois Valley Senior Center, Cave Junction, 541-592-6139. Informational booths, workshops, health screenings, raffle. Free admission.

ENLIGHTENED LIVING FAIRE, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 10, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-761-5478, visitthefaire.com. Intuitives, clairvoyants, readers, vendors, workshops. Admission $5.

Jackson County

OREGON CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL EXPO, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. March 10-11, Ashland Hills Hotel, 2525 Ashland St., Ashland, oregonchocolatefestival.com. Vendors, samples, workshops and talks, chef demonstrations, dessert competition. $20 per day, $30 for two-day pass.

OREGON CHEESE FESTIVAL, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. March 17, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. March 18, Rogue Creamery, 311 N. Front St., Central Point, 541-665-1155, oregoncheesefestival.com. Sample and purchase cow, goat and sheep cheese from Northwest creameries, plus bakery items, sweets, fruit and trail food, coffee, wine and cider. Admission $15 advance, $20 door, includes tastings and demos; $10 tasting ticket for alcoholic spirits and souvenir glass.

MISCELLANY

Josephine County

WOMEN'S CAFE, 4-9 p.m. March 10, Takilma Community Building, 9367 Takilma Road, Takilma, 541-592-3911. Local women perform and share, including musicians, dancers, healers, artists, plus art display, food. Art exhibit 4-6 p.m., performances 6-9 p.m. Admission $8-$15, sliding scale, food is extra.

SPAY-GHETTI DINNER, 3-8 p.m. March 11, Baldini's Restaurant, 107 Galice Road, Merlin, 541-479-5154. Spaghetti dinner, with meat and vegetarian options, salad and garlic bread, raffle drawings and prizes. $11 per person, benefits the Rogue Valley Humane Society.

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST TEA, 1-3 p.m. March 17, Grants Pass High School Commons, Ninth and A streets, Grants Pass, 541-450-9978, oneeleventhearecompany.com. Tea and treats for little boys and girls, with costumed characters from the show, take-home activities, souvenir, photo keepsake. $20 children, $15 adults; sold at Oregon Books and online.

FATHER-DAUGHTER DANCE, 6-8 p.m. March 17, YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-474-0001. Dancing contest, treats, drinks, pictures, for dads and girls of all ages. Advance tickets $20 per couple for members, $30 for nonmembers; after March 11, $25 and $35, additional daughters $10 each.

ROGUE VALLEY FLYERS SWAP & SHOP, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 31, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-0956-5271. Radio-controlled aircraft, cars, boats, trains, plus equipment vendors. Admission $3.

Jackson County

TRAXXAS MONSTER TRUCK TOUR, 7:30 p.m. March 9, 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. March 10, 2 p.m. March 11, Jackson County Expo, Central Point, 541-774-8270, attheexpo.com. Advance tickets $20 adults, $10 kids, party passes $10, VIP tickets $25; tickets go up at the gate.

TRANSCEN-DANCE, 8-10 p.m. March 10, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N., Ashland, 541-482-3776. With kirtan by Matura and Bhakti Shakti. $20 suggested donation.

HISTORY LECTURE SERIES, noon, March 14, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996, 541-773-6536. "Heritage Ranch History: The Charley Brothers," the second in a year-long history lecture series called "Windows in Time." Free.

AIR-MAZING SCIENCE-LIVE SHOW, 2:30 and 3 p.m. March 14, Central Point Library, 116 S. Third St., Central Point, 541-664-3228. Demonstration and audience participation to show cool stuff about air, such as floating ping pong balls, vacuum power and a flying penguin. Free.

ST. PATRICK'S DAY CELEBRATION, 6:30-8:30 p.m. March 17, Rogue Gallery, 40 S. Bartlett St., Ashland, 541-772-8118. Celtic-themed art show, Irish music and food, "Danny Boy" singing competition, Tickets $35.

LOCAL FILM SCREENING, 7 p.m. March 21, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, ashlandfilm.org. Screening of "Bastards y Diablos,"with Dillon Porter and Medford crew members. Tickets $12, to benefit Ashland Independent Film Festival and Collaborative Theatre Project.

Douglas County

ROUGH STOCK RODEO, 7-9:30 p.m. March 10, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 541-895-5335. Bareback, saddle bronc, bull riding, barrel racing, mutton bustin'. $13 advance, $15 door.

BENEFIT CAR SHOW, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. March 10, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 11, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 541-784-5008. Street rods, bikes to benefit Douglas County Search & Rescue; with pin-up girl contest Sunday 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Admission $6

ST. PADDY'S DAY GRUB & PUB CRAWL, 4-10 p.m. March 17, downtown Roseburg, 541-672-3278, Starts at McMenamins Station and includes beer garden, live music and face painting. Pay-as-you-go.

CASINOS

Douglas County

SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. Midget Wrestling Warriors, March 17; Charlie Daniels Band, April 28; karaoke, Tuesdays.

Portland area

SPIRIT MOUNTAIN CASINO, Grand Ronde, 800-760-7977. The Clairvoyants, March 31; Montgomery Gentry, April 14; Loverboy and Berlin featuring Terri Nunn, May 5; RV Palooza, May 11-13; Little River Band, May 19; Australia's Thunder From Down Under, June 1-2; Herman's Hermits with Peter Noone, June 30.

Oregon coast

CHINOOK WINDS CASINO, Lincoln City, 888-244-6665. Tyler Henry, March 10; Another Effen Spring Break Party, March 24; Comedy on the Coast, March 30-31; Charlie Daniels Band, April 20-21; Comedy on the Coast, April 27-28; Tesla, May 11-12; Comedy on the Coast, May 11-12; Comedy on the Coast, June 8-9; Rodney Carrington, Aug. 3-4; Surf City, Aug. 25.

MILL CASINO, North Bend, 800-953-4800. The Spinners, April 14; BBQ Blues & Brews on the Bay, May 26-27; South Coast Clambake Music Festival, March 8-11; BBQ, Blues & Brews, May 26-27; Comedy Night, Wednesdays; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

THREE RIVERS CASINO, Florence, 541-997-7529. Community Job Fair, March 8; Swayer Brown, March 23-24.


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