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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 30-31, 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. April 1, Sunday brunch with the piano bar sounds of Nick from Nowhere, 11 a.m.; April 3, Fondue and Brew night with Jesse Kennemer, eclectic guitar, 6-9 p.m.; April 6, David Modica, acoustic guitar, 6:30-9:30 p.m. No cover.

CEDARWOOD SALOON, 1345 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-6160. March 30-31, Hog Wild, rock, soul, blues, 9 p.m.- 1 a..m.; Thursdays, open jam, 7-11 p.m. No cove

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. April 6, The Living Room Sessions, songwriters' circle hosted by Jeremy James Meyer, 6-9 p.m.; Thursdays, open mic, 7 p.m., sign-ups start at 5 p.m. No cover.

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

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THE G SPOT, 24099 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-592-5220. March 31, The Brothers Reed, acoustic, indie, folk, pop, 8-11 p.m.; April 3, Ben Rice Trio, blues, 7-10 p.m., $5; Thursdays, open mic with B Wishes, 7-11 p.m., no cover; 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. March 30-31, The Rockets, rock, 8:30 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

THE HAUL, 121 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4991. March 31, The Rogue Underground, funk, soul, rock, 8-p.m.-midnight. No cover.

HERB'S LA CASITA, 515 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-476-1668. Fridays and Saturdays, Sights and Sounds DJ, modern dance music, in the Vault, 10 p.m.-2 a.m.; daily, karaoke in Shenanigans, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., no cover; Thursdays, karaoke 3-7 p.m., no cover.

JD'S SPORTS BAR AND BREWERY, 690 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-471-0383. March 30-31, Hot Gossip, vintage rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

THE LAUGHING CLAM, 121 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1110. March 30, Husk, country , 7-10 p.m.; March 31, Jen Ambrose, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m.

MCGREW'S, 33105 Redwood Highway, O'Brien, 541-596-2202. March 30, Rogue Rage Duo, Delta blues, 9 p.m., $3; April 1, Party of Fools, featuring Rosie Wittman, followed by open mic, 8 p.m.-midnight, 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.

RASCALS BAR & GRILL, 20275 Williams Highway, Williams, 541-846-9303. March 30, Ras Gabriel, rock, reggae, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

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 29, Darby Doll's Burlesque Bingo, dancers, comedians, bingo, 7-10 p.m., $5; March 29, The Toads, power pop from Portland, 9-11 p.m., no cover; March 30, Ras Gabriel and the 4 Word Band, reggae, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., no cover; March 31, The Bouray, funk and groove, with Jupiter's Beard opening, 9 p.,m.-midnight, no cover; April 5, Brother, tribal, Celtic, mongrel, 9-11 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 30, Dale Hopper, old-time country, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

THE WHAMMY BAR, 1620 Williams Highway, Grants Pass, 541-479-0910. April 5, open mic jam, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. March 31, Dale Hopper, old-time country, 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. April 19, 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. April 4, Grant Farm, Americana roots, $15 advance, $20 door; April 18, Polyrhythmics and Ghost Note, eight-piece funk, soul and psychedelic rock band, $20 advance, $25 door; April 25, Cali Kid, classic rock, swamp blues, roots, soul, $18 advance, $20 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 30, Mac Lethal and Wax Tour, 9 p.m., $20-$25; April 1, American Standard, Steaksauce Mustache, SOAS, Cathedral Hills, Dreaming Awake, 7 p.m., cover.

BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. March 29, Pete Herzog, acoustic backporch blues, 7-10 p.m.; March 30-31, Snakefat, blues, 8-11 p.m.; April 5, Derek Dion, acoustic, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

THE BLACK SHEEP, 51 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6414. March 30, Sweetgrass, bluegrass, folk, Hawaiian roots, 9-11 p.m.; March 31, Caravan of Glam, drag show, doors open 8 p.m., show 9 p.m-midnight, $10; Tuesdays, open mic with Robbie DaCosta, 8:30-10:30 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 31, TC & The Reactions, rock, R&B, 8:30 p.m.-midnight; Wednesdays, open mic, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

BRICKROOM, 35 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6030. March 30, Jeffrey Martin, folk singer-songwriter, 9 p.m., $5; April 6, Headwaves, dream pop, indie rock, 9 p.m. $10; April 7, Chiringa, Latin rock, 9 p.m., $5; 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 30, Luna Volta, hard rock, 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 30-31, Comedy Night with opener Nigel Larson, and headliner Chris Simpson, 9-10:30 p.m. $10, karaoke after comedy.

THE EDGE NIGHTCLUB & PATIO, 25 S. Riverside, Medford. Fridays and Saturdays, DJ dance music, 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 30, The Evening Shades, indie pop, rock, progressive, 9 p.m.-midnight, no cover; March 31, Gene Black and the Pack, funky blues, rock, 8-11 p.m., no cover; April 3, Southern Oregon Jazz Orchestra, big band, swing, 7-9 p.m., no cover; April 5, Mark Hummel's Golden State Lone Star Blues Review, blues, 7-10 p.m., $20-$25, tickets at ashlandblues.org.

HABANEROS, 142 N. Front St., Medford, 541-779-9770. March 31, Latino Night with DJ Coco, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. No cover.

HEARSAY, 40 S. First St., Ashland, 541-625-0505. April 8, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop duo, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

THE HOMESTEAD PUB , 119 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-299-0644. March 31, Rewind, 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 30, Bucklerash, punk flavored country rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; March 31, The Legendary Good Times and Dos Tacos, rock, alternative, 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 30, Sonic Gravity Jazz Trio, 6-8 p.m., no cover, reservations recommended; April 28, The Drag Menace, dinner buffet 5-7 p.m., drag show, 7:30 p.m., $25, reservations required.

J'VILLE TAVERN, 125 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1170. March 30, Jon Galfano & The Stormchasers, classic rock, 9 p.m.-midnight; Tuesdays, open mic, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

JAMMIN' SALMON, 6401 Rogue River Highway, Rogue River, 541-299-0888. April 4, open mic with Jack Hopfinger and guests Ben Rice Trio, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

JEFFERSON SPIRITS, 404 E. Main St., Medford, 541-622-8190. April 6, Trophy Beats, live DJ, 9 p.m.-midnight; 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 March 29, Andrew Sheppard, 8-11p.m.; March 30, Honeymoon Killers, alternative, garage, rock, 9 p.m.-midnight; March 31, Hellbound Glory and Step It Up And Go, rockabilly, 9 p.m., $10.; April 2, Ion, and Witch Cult, metal, 9 p.m.-midnight, $5.; April 3, Edison, indie folk, 7-10:30 p.m., $3.-$5; April 4, Melted, Something on the Wing, Aaron Blankenship, hip hop, 9-11:30 p.m. Cover charges vary.

LA BAGUETTE MUSIC CAFE, 340 A St., Ashland, 541-482-0855. March 30, Awesome Jazz Quartet, with Mark Hamersley, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; April 4, La Baguette House Band, jazz, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; April 5, Joanne Rand, folk, 7 p.m., $10, tickets at brownpapertickets.com.

LOFT BRASSERIE, 18 Calle Guanajuato, Ashland, 541-482-1116. April 19, 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 30, Annieville and Halliburton, New Orleans jazz, blues, pop, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. March 29, Peter McCoid & Anthony Pellico, 8 p.m.; April 5, Benny Bassett, acoustic rock, 8 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 30-31, live music, 9 p.m.-1 a.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 30-31, DJ dance music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; April 6, Moonshine Bandits, country soul, 7-11 p.m., $18 advance at redlightpro.com, $22 door; April 21, Darryl Worley Unplugged, country, 7:30 p.m., $15 advance at universe.com, $20 door; 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 31, Danielle Kelly Trio, jazz, standards, 9-11:30 p.m.; Mondays, Robbie DaCosta and Friends, rockabilly, rock, 7:30-10 p.m.; Tuesdays, karaoke, 9-11:30 p.m. No cover.

STANDING STONE BREWING COMPANY, 101 Oak St., Ashland, 541-482-2448. April 15, Green Mountain Guild, folk, jazz, soul-inspired pop, 7-9 p.m. on the patio. No cover.

THE TALENT CLUB, 114 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-2721. April 5, Garcia Birthday Band, celebrating the Grateful Dead, 9 p.m., $12; April 19, Diggin Dirt, eight-piece lues, rock, reggae from Humboldt County, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10 at diggindirtband.com.

WALKABOUT BREWING, 921 Mason Way, Medford, 541-734-4677. March 30, Black Market Comedy, 8-9:30 p.m. No cover.

WILD GOOSE CAFE & BAR, 2365 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-488- 4103. March 29,The Elephant, 7 p.m.; March 30, Dave Scoggin Duo, 6-8 p.m., karaoke, 8:30-11 p.m.; March 31, karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; April 1, Jim Quinby, 6-8 p.m., Little Thom's open mic, 8 p.m.; April 2, Adam Harris Trio, 6 p.m., TSA Trio, 8 p.m.; April 4, Gene's Themed Open Mic, 8 p.m.; April 5, Jimmy Pinwheel Band, 7 p.m. No cover.

WINERIES

Josephine County

SCHMIDT FAMILY VINEYARDS, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9985. March 30, Kentucky Blend, country, Americana, 5-8 p.m., no cover.

SERRA VINEYARDS, 222 Missouri Flat Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9223. March 31, Pre-Easter party, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; April 14, Budbreak Party, food, music, pairings, tastings, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; May 13, Mother's Day brunch, $35-$39 adults, $19 children, reservations required.

TROON VINEYARD, 1475 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9900. April 1, Easter Celebration, with egg hunts (2 and 3 p.m.), egg decorating, face painting, dragon obstacle course, bounce house, music by Jim Lesher and Western Express and Acousta Noir, vendors, food trucks, noon-5 p.m.

Jackson County

BELLE FIORE WINERY, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland, 541-552-4900. March 29, David Cahalan, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-8 p.m.; March 30, Rod Petrone, jazz guitar, 6-8 p.m.; March 31. Matt Dorris, solo guitarist, 6-8 p.m., no cover. April 1, Easter brunch, noon-4:30 p.m. with music by Tim Church (noon-2 p.m.), $22, reservations required; April 4, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop, 5-8 p.m. No cover.

DANCIN' VINEYARDS, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford, 541-245-1133. April 6, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5:30-7:30 p.m., no cover.

EDENVALE WINERY, 2310 Voorhies Road, Medford, 541-512-2955, ext. 2. April 1, Easter Brunch and Egg Hunt, 9:30 and 11 a.m., $15-$35 for brunch, $5-$10 for egg hunt, with reservations only.

ENOTECA BY EDENVALE, 17 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-3377. April 6, First Friday reception, with music by Rick Millwood and art by Arianna Badizadegan, 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Sundays, Sunday Funday, with games and tastings, 3-7 p.m.

GRIZZLY PEAK WINERY, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland, 541-482-5700. March 31, Sean Watkins and The Bee Eaters, bluegrass, nu-folk, 7:30-9 p.m. $22 adults, $11 youth at brownpapertickets.com, $25 at the door; April 13, Molly-Revenge, acoustic Celtic trio, 7-9 p.m., $20, at the door.

KRISELLE CELLARS, 12956 Modoc Road, White City, 541-830-8466. April 7, Mike Brons, acoustic guitar and vocals, 1-4 p.m. No cover.

PASCHAL WINERY, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-535-7957. March 31, Sinne Eeg and Larry Koonse, jazz, 7-9:30 p.m., $20-$25, 541-488-3869, siskiyoumusicproject.com.

ROXY ANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. March 30, Ben Rice, blues, 6-8 p.m., $5-$7; April 4, live music, 6-9 p.m., no cover.

SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. March 31, Shae Seline and Nick Garrett-Powell, eclectic, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

VALLEY VIEW WINERY, 1000 Upper Applegate Road, Jacksonville, 541-899-8468. May 6, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop duo, 1-4 p.m. No cover.

MUSIC

Josephine County

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.

PETER ASHER & ALBERT LEE, 8 p.m., April 6, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. Acoustic duo, for 21 and over only; $25; by phone, online or in Grants Pass at Oregon Outpost, The Music Shop, FireRiver Music.

BELLS OF GRANTS PASS, 4 p.m. April 7, St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Fifth Street and Evelyn Avenue, Grants Pass, 541-761-2899. Handbell concert of music from around the world, introducing the Gloria Deo Homeschool Choir. Admission by donation.

KOFFIN KATS, 8 p.m., April 12, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. Psychobilly, for 21 and over only, with Goddamn Gallows, and Against the Grain; $20; by phone, online or in Grants Pass at Oregon Outpost, The Music Shop, FireRiver Music.

PAUL MCDERMAND, 7:30 p.m. April 13, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-479-2199. Music of the islands, Latin America, surf music on steel drums, marimba, vibraphone, joined by guitar, bass and drums. Tickets by subscription only; call for availability.

ACOUSTIC JAM, 6-9 p.m. April 19, 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.

LOS LONELY BOYS, 8 p.m., April 28, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. Tex-Mex rock, funk, blues, for 21 and over only. $45 general, $55 and $65 reserved; by phone, online or in Grants Pass at Oregon Outpost, The Music Shop, FireRiver Music.

Jackson County

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.

APPLE JAM MUSIC FESTIVAL PRE-PARTY, 9 p.m. March 31, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, www.liveatthearmory.com. Music by Yak Attack, The Quick and Easy Boys, Bamboozle, for ages 21 and over; $20 advance, $25 door, all ages; tickets at The Music Coop in Ashland, Immortal Spirits in Medford and online.

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 5, 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.

JOANNE RAND, 7 p.m. April 5, La Baguette Music Cafe, 340 A St., Ashland, 541-482-0855, brownpapertickets.com. Psychedelic folk revival. $10; tickets online and at the door.

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.

KIRTAN CONCERT, 7:30-10:30 p.m. April 5, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N., Ashland, 541-482-3776. With David Newman Dura Sad and Friends, $20, pre-paid at brightstarevents.com.

DAVID JACOBS-STRAIN & CHRISTOPHER WORTH, 8 p.m. April 6, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N., Ashland, 541-482-3776. Oregon roots music, with Emily Turner opening. $10-$20, sliding scale.

"PETE SEEGER AND THE POWER OF SONG," noon-1 p.m. April 7, Rogue River Library, 412 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-774-8679. Tim Holt shares life and music of Pete Seeger, with audience sing-along. Free.

TIM HOLT, 2:30-3:30 p.m. April 7, Eagle Point Library, 239 E. Main St., Eagle Point, 541-774-8679. Musician shares American roots music of John and Alan Lomax. Free.

FIRE AND RAIN: THE MUSIC OF JAMES TAYLOR & CAROL KING, 7:30 p.m. April 7, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Jim Witter and Giselle Sanderson perform music of prolific singer-songwriters from the 1970s. $32, $35, $38 general, $22, $25, $28 youth.

CHAD WILKINS, 8 p.m. April 7, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N., Ashland, 541-482-3776. Rootsy, progressive singer-songwriter. $10. Optional vegan meal served at 7 p.m. is additional $10.

TIM HOLT, 2-3 p.m. April 8, Jacksonville Library, 340 W. C St., Jacksonville, 541-774-8679. Musician shares history of American folksong and music of Woody Guthrie, Tom Paxton, Utah Phillips and others, with audience sing-alongs. Free.

ORGAN RECITAL, 3 p.m. April 8, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. Isabelle Demers of Baylor University plays a variety of music, from Bach, Buxtehude and Mendelssohn to John Williams. $10 general, $5 seniors, free for full-time students.

THE GRYPHON TRIO, 7:30 p.m. April 13, 3 p.m. April 14, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6154, chambermusicconcerts.org. Friday concert features Latin and jazz-influenced songs with soprano Patricia O'Callaghan, Saturday is works by Beethoven, Wijeratne, Mendelssohn. $33 and $38 general, $5 full-time students and Oregon Trail Card holders.

OREGON OLD TIME FIDDLERS, 1-3 p.m. April 14, Roxy Ann Grange, 1850 Spring St., Medford, 541-779-8145. Acoustic music jam for all ages. Admission by donation.

THOR POLSON & THE ED DUNSAVAGE TRIO, 7 p.m. April 14, Old Siskiyou Barn, Ashland, 541-488-3869, siskiyoumusicproject.com. Pianist and local trio pay tribute to Wes Montgomery and the Wynton Kelly Trio. Sold out.

STARS ON STAGE: CELEBRATING STATE SOLOISTS, 7 p.m. April 22, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Jackson County winners of the District 8 solo music competition perform. Free.

GRANGER SMITH, 8 p.m. April 25, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, www.liveatthearmory.com. Country. $25, all ages; tickets at The Music Coop in Ashland, Immortal Spirits in Medford and online.

AFROMAN, 9 p.m. April 28, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, www.liveatthearmory.com. Rap, with pro-marijuana themes, with Belico $adboy and Bremer Josia. $25 advance, $30 door; at The Music Coop, Immortal Spirits and online.

KEN PEPLOWSKI AND EHUD ASHERIE, 7 p.m. April 29, Old Siskiyou Barn, Ashland, 541-488-3869, siskiyoumusicproject.com. Clarinetist and pianist perform jazz. $25 general, $20 members, $10 students.

Northern California

LION BEAR FOX, 7:30 p.m. April 28, Crescent Elk Auditorium, 944 G St., Crescent City, Calif., 707-464-1336. Blues, pop, folk trio $12-$18.

ON STAGE

Josephine County

"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.

"25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, April 13-May 6, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, barnstormersgp.com. Musical in which six tweens vie for spelling championship of a lifetime with hilarious results.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

"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.

"ANNIE GET YOUR GUN," 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through 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.

"HIMSELF AND NORA," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 1:30 p.m. Sundays,April 13-May 13, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055, www.ctporegon.org. Musical reveals the private life of James Joyce and the untold story of his lifelong love and muse. Tickets $28 general, $22 seniors, $18 students and children; April 12 8 p.m. preview is $15

"MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET" 8 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 1 p.m. Sundays, through April 15, 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.

"PARKHURST: FREEDOM FROM DEATH," 8 p.m. Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, April 7-29, Ashland Community Center, 59 Winburn Way, Ashland, contact 541-646-2971, ashlandcontemporarytheatre.org. One-woman play by Jeannine Grizzard looks at British suffragette Emmeline Parkhurst, her personal battles and commitment to women's suffrage. Tickets $15; sold at Paddington Station in Ashland Grocery Outlet in medford and online.

"ROMANCING THE WEST," 6 p.m. April 8, Jacksonville Inn, 175 E. California St., jacksonville, 541-299-7829. Multi-media documentary-concert dinner show explores 240 years of history of the American West. Dinner 6 p.m., show 6:30 p.m. Tickets $48.

"CABARET," 7:30 p.m. April 12, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. In 1931 Berlin, citizens escape the ever-darkening reality of the Nazi rise to power in the tawdry Kit Kat Klub. $50, $56, $62, $68.

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'splays in two hours, hilariously and irreverently. $6-$13.

CHILD'S PLAY

Josephine County

EASTER EGG HUNT, 10 a.m. March 31, Riverside Park, Grants Pass, 541-476-8139. Egg hunt for ages 10 and younger, candy, gift baskets, prizes. Free.

EASTER BUNNY MEET & GREET, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. March 31, Grants Pass Shopping Center, 1101 N.E. D St., Grants Pass, 541-474-0858. Kids get chocolate egg, can have photos taken with Easter Bunny — bring your own camera. Free.

EASTER PARADE & EASTER EGG HUNT, noon, Wolf Creek, 541-659-9547. Parade lineup starts at 11 a.m. at 76 Grill & Deli, judging 11:15 a.m., parade starts at noon, goes to Wolf Creek County Park, where the egg hunt begins immediately afterward. Free; parade entries vying for a trophy are $5.

EASTER CANDY HELICOPTER DROP, noon-2 p.m. March 31, New Hope Christian School, 5961 New Hope Road, Grants Pass. For kids up to 12 years old. If weather doesn't allow for the helicopter there will still be a candy hunt. Free.

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.

EASTER EGG HUNT, 1-3 p.m. March 31, Harry & David Shelter, Reinhart Volunteer Park, Lincoln and Webster roads, Grants Pass, 541-476-3344. Games, prizes, candy, eggs, for all ages. Free.

ILLINOIS VALLEY EASTER EGG HUNT, noon-1 p.m. April 1, Jubilee Park, Cave Junction, 541-659-1074, 541-597-4486. Some 2,500 eggs up for grabs, with 60 special prize eggs, with visits from Easter Bunny and the Lion, pails for first 100 children, hot dogs for sale.

YOUNG MASTER GARDENERS, 11:30 a.m.-noon and 3-3:45 p.m. April 11, Josephine Community Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. Kids learn about worm composting, how worms benefit the soil. Free; morning program for 5 and younger, afternoon for 6 and older.

WILDERNESS INTEGRATED LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT, 1-4 p.m. April 15 and 29, June 3 and 24, July 15 and 29, Aug. 19, Williams, info@williamscommunityforestproject.org. Outdoor educational program for children. By donation.

SENSORY FRIENDLY GYM, 10 a.m.-noon, April 21, 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.

FAMILY FUN CAMP, 5:30 p.m. April 26, May 3, May 10, May 17, May 24, May 31, Boys & Girls Club, 203 S.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1923, randy@begreat4kids.com. For kids 10-14 and parents, with dinner, classes geared toward family dynamics, management and communication. Free, free child care offered,

INDOOR PLAY GROUP, 9-11 a.m. Mondays, 9-10 a.m. Thursdays, 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 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. 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.

YOUTH SKILLS PROGRAM, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Fridays, Grants Pass, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays in Williams, 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.

Jackson County

EASTER EGG HUNT, 10 a.m., March 31, Beck Field, Rogue River, 541-660-6162. Egg hunt for kids 10 and younger, with coffee, hot chocolate and doughnuts.

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

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

ART

Josephine County

FIRST FRIDAY LIVE, 5-9 p.m. April 6, downtown Grants Pass, 541-450-6180, www.facebook.com/grantspassfirstfridaylive. Local galleries and businesses hold receptions for art viewers. Free.

ART IN THE COMMUNITY, members of the Josephine County Artists' Association show their paintings. For 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. Southern Oregon landscape paintings by Cheryl Williams Dolan, April 4-30.

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, through March 23 and April 2-May 3.

Jackson County

ASHLAND GALLERY WALK, 5-8 p.m. April 6, downtown Ashland, 541-488-8430, 877-PLAN-ART. Artists' receptions at downtown galleries.

THIRD FRIDAY ART WALK, 5-8 p.m. April 20, 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.

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; April 29 is Carol Ingram; May 27 is Claudia Law.

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.

CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS, Art Building, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, 541-212-0292. "Past, Present, Future," works in paint, paper and tulle by Dewy; "Affinity," photography by Sherry Amoore; "It Hurts, Until is Doesn't," an exploration of grief, death and the mother-daughter relationship by Reba Crawford; "Art Through Learning," combinations of four different levels of art and three mediums, by Kendal Cermak; "Untitled," abstract landscapes by Madelyn Zarraonandia; "Climate Change Contemplations," a contemplation of the impact of climate change on individuals, society and the planet, by Sierra Burt, April 6-20.

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. 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.

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. Sculpture and photographs by Katie Steinberg, April 2-May 4.

UMPQUA VALLEY ARTS CENTER, 1624 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-672-2532. "Cultural Abstractions," work by Native artist Joe Feddersen, "Culture is Prevention," work by youth of the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians, "Heat Wave," art quilts by members of High Fiber Diet, "Majesty," paintings by Tamara English, through April 27.

LITERARY

Josephine County

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.

AUTHOR TALK, 2-3:30 p.m. April 5, Countryside Village, 1700 Kellenbeck Road, Grants Pass, 541-476-7665. Author Carol T. Beers discusses and reads from her newest book "Over the Edge," answers questions about writing, finding a publisher and finding inspiration for writing. Free.

CHRISTIAN WRITERS SUPPORT GROUP, noon-1 p.m. April 10, 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. No membership fee, donations welcome.

POETRY SHARING, 7-9 p.m. April 13, 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. April 14, 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

AUTHOR EVENT, 7 p.m. April 2, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Denis Kester presents her book "Drawing on the Dream: Finding My Way Through Art." Free.

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

POETRY READING, 7 p.m. April 5, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Jerry Martien reads from his collection "Earth Tickets" and Pepper Trail reads from his collection "An Empty Bowl." Free.

AUTHOR EVENT, 10 a.m. April 7, Barns & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Beckie Elgin presents her book "Journey: The Amazing Story of OR-7, the Oregon Wolf That Made History." Free.

BOOK CLEARANCE, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. April 7, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3246. Used books, DVDs, CDs for sale.

BOOK SALE, noon-4 p.m. April 7, Ruch Library, 7919 Highway 238, Ruch, 541-899-7438. Used books, DVDs, CDs for sale.

AUTHOR EVENT, 11 a.m. April 8, Barns & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. J. Crocket presents his novel "Nostalgic Blood: The North Koreans are on the move…and their spies are among us." Free.

POETRY READING, 7 p.m. April 9, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Barry Kraft reads some of his favorite poems, including works by W.H. Auden, Elizabeth Barret and Robert Browning, Carol Ann Duffy and Kenneth Koch. Free.

SECOND TUESDAY BOOK CHAT, 5:30 p.m. April 10, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6415. Book group discusses "Orphan Train" by Christine Baker Kline. Free.

GOLD HILL WRITER'S CRITIQUE GROUP, 5-6 p.m. April 11, 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. April 11, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Stephen Most presents his book "Stories Make the World: Reflections on Storytelling and the Art of the Documentary." Free.

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

WRITERS GUILD OF ROGUE RIVER, 10 a.m.-noon April 14, Rogue River Library, 412 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-321-5215. Writers of all genres write and critique one another. Free.

AUTHOR EVENT, 2 p.m. April 14, Barns & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Local author Richard Seidman presents his novel "The Secret of Ebbets Field." Free.

BRAIN BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP, 1:30-3:30 p.m. April 24, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "The Politics of Resentment: Rural Consciousness in Wisconsin and the Rise of Scott Walker" by Katherine J. Cramer." Free.

SISKIYOU SLEUTHS BOOK GROUP, 3 to 4:30 p.m. April 25, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Mystery discussion group reads "Claire Dewitt and the Bohemian Highway" by Sara Gran. Free.

WRITERS GUILD OF ROGUE RIVER, 10 a.m.-noon April 28, Rogue River Library, 412 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-321-5215. Writers of all genres write and critique one another. Free.

FAIRS/ FESTS

Jackson County

ASHLAND INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL, April 12-16, various venues in Ashland and Medford, 541-488-3823, ashlandfilm.org. More than 120 films, plus art exhibits, filmmaker talk-back panels, children's programs, film discussions. Film prices, $6-$14; opening night bash $30, awards celebration $75; general public ticket sales start April 1.

MISCELLANY

Josephine County

COMMUNITY BABY SHOWER, March 29-April 14, throughout Grants Pass, 541-218-9974. Collection of items for less fortunate children Josephine County; drop offs at: Albertsons, Chesi Jo's Baby Boutique, Evergreen Federal Bank, Fred Meyer, Eco Tots Boutique, First Interstate Bank.

ROGUE VALLEY FLYERS SWAP & SHOP, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 31, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-956-5271. Radio-controlled aircraft, cars, boats, trains, plus equipment vendors. Admission $3.

EASTER PARADE, noon, Wolf Creek, 541-659-9547. Parade lineup starts at 11 a.m. at 76 Grill & Deli, judging 11:15 a.m., parade starts at noon, goes to Wolf Creek County Park. Free; parade entries vying for a trophy are $5.

WINNERS DINNER, 5:30-8:30 p.m. March 31, Evergreen's Bear Hotel, 2101 N.E. Spalding Ave., Grants Pass, 541-471-2986. Happy hour, dinner, presentation, prize drawing, silent auction, music by Bill Guppy, to benefit Jo Co Spay & Neuter Fund. Tickets $60; sold at Blind George's or by phone.

SPRING CLOTHING FAIR, 9 .m.-2 p.m. April 7, Evergreen's Bear Hotel, 2101 N.E. Spalding Ave., Grants Pass, 541-476-3877. Women's and men's clothing and accessories, shoes, purses, outerwear, formal wear, to benefit the Women's Crisis Support Team.

ROGUE RIVER WATERSHED FISH MIGRATION FESTIVAL & MIGRATORY 5K RACE/RUN, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 7, North Middle School, 1725 N.W. Highland Ave/, Grants Pass, 541-423-6185. Hands-on activities to learn about watershed stewardship. nature walk, storytelling, fly tying and casting, exhibits by local environmental and conservation organizations. Race is at 11 a.m., costumed kids dash is at noon. Free.

JOSEPHINE COUNTY SHERIFF'S MOUNTED POSSE GYMKHANA, 8 a.m. April 14, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-660-5767. Events include speed barrels, pole bending, figure 8 key hole, Texas barrels. Events are $8 each or $35 for all five; admission is free for spectators.

ROYAL FAMILY KIDS BANQUET & AUCTION, 5 p.m. April 14, Parkway Christian Center, 229 N.E. Beacon Drive, Grants Pass, 541-237-8010, grantspass.royalfamilykids.org. Dinner, silent and live auctions, to benefit Southern Oregon foster kids. Tickets $25.

JOSEPHINE COUNTY SHERIFF'S MOUNTED POSSE HORSE SHOW, 8 a.m. April 15, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-660-5767. Free for spectators.

JOSEPHINE COUNTY ARTISTS' ASSOCIATION SPRING SHOW, noon-3 p.m. April 30, Grants Pass Golf Club, 230 Espy Road, Grants Pass, artjcaa@yahoo.com. Luncheon and art critique, with judging by Stefan Baumann. Tickets $20 for buffet and critique, judged work is $5-$10; ticket reservations by April 10.

MOTHER' DAY TEA, 3-5 p.m. May 12, Evergreen Bear Hotel, 2101 N.E. Spalding Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-5154. Tea and snacks with quartet music, best hat contest, flower arrangements for purchase. Tickets $25; benefits Rogue Valley Humane Society.

MOTHER'S DAY BRUNCH, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. May 13, Wildlife Images, 11845 Lower River Road, Grants Pass, 541-476-0222. Buffet, champagne, chocolate fountain, family games, animal encounters, photo opportunities. $40 Wildlife Images members, $45 nonmembers, $22 children 6-12.

CAVE TOURS, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays, Oregon Caves National Monument, 19000 Caves Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-2100, www.recreation.gov. Ninety-minute tours for up to 15 people, $10 adults, $7 ages 15 and younger; reservations recommended.

Jackson County

HISTORY LECTURE SERIES, noon April 4 Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, noon, April 11, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541- "Goldmines to Protect Woodland Trails: Protecting Historic Jacksonville's Natural Heritage," the fourth in a year-long history lecture series called "Windows in Time." Free.

PEAR BLOSSOM BABY CONTEST, 9:30 a.m. April 7, Macy's, lower level, Rogue Valley Mall. Medford, 541-773-6499. Contest for babies 5 to 15 months, with winners in six categories, who will ride in the Pear Blossom Parade on April 14. Entry fee $10 per category; get entry forms in advance,

GEM AND MINERAL SHOW, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 8, Jackson County Expo, Central Point, 541-664-6081. Roxy Ann Gem and Mineral Society presents gems, rocks, minerals, jewelry and other items. Admission $5 adults, $3 seniors, free for kids under 6.

COMMUNITY BIKE SWAP, noon-2 p.m. April 14, The Grove, 1195 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-552-2264, rvtd.org/bikeswap. Buy or sell working-condition bicycles and related equipment. Admission $1.

CASINOS

Douglas County

SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. UFC 223 viewing party, April 7; Charlie Daniels Band, April 28; CageSport 51, May 5; RV Rally and Guaranty RV Showcase, May 25-27; Kansas, May 26; Bites, Blues & Brews, June 16; karaoke, Tuesdays.

Portland area

SPIRIT MOUNTAIN CASINO, Grand Ronde, 800-760-7977. The Clairvoyants, March 31; Montgomery Gentry, April 14; Spring Wine & Spirits fair, April 21; 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; Roll the Dice car Show, June 16; Herman's Hermits with Peter Noone, June 30; Rally in the Valley, July 28.

Oregon coast

CHINOOK WINDS CASINO, Lincoln City, 888-244-6665. 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 Co7ast, May 11-12; Comedy on the Coast, June 8-9; Happy Together Tour, June 20-21; Rodney Carrington, Aug. 3-4; Surf City Car Show and Playground Show & Shine, Aug. 25; Surf City Soundoff, Aug. 25-26.

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.


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