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Josephine County

ALIBI TAVERN, 1220 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-2854. Saturdays, karaoke, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

ART'S RED GARTER, 126 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-4222.

Fridays and Saturdays, DJ and karaoke, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Wednesdays, karaoke, 8 p.m.-2 a.m. No cover.

BLUE MONKEY NOODLE HOUSE, 144 S.E. Seventh St., Grants Pass, 541-295-8844. Sept. 7, The Elena Leona Project and L.A.B. all-ages R&B and hip hop from Eugene, 8 p.m.-midnight, $5; Sept. 11, Saki & Brush, paint class, 6 p.m., class is free; Sept. 14, Burlesque Show, 8-11 p.m., for 18 and older; Saturdays, hip hop/EDM dance music for all ages, 8 p.m.-midnight, no cover.

BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. Sept. 7, Jesse Kennemer, acoustic guitar, 6-9 p.m.; Sept. 9, David Cahalan, soft jazz, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. No cover.

CEDARWOOD SALOON, 1345 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-6160. Sept. 7-8, Hank Shreve Band, high energy original blues, rock, funk, soul, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Thursdays, open jam, 7-11 p.m., no cover; Wednesdays, 9-ball tournament, 7-11 p.m., $5.

CHATEAU AT OREGON CAVES, 20000 Caves Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592- 3400. Sept. 7, Arthur Pons, piano covers, 7-9 p.m.; Sept. 9, Bob Clark, one-man band, 4-6 p;.m.; Wednesdays, poetry readings by David Hodges, 7-9 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., sign-ups start at 5 p.m. No cover.

DOUBLE TAPS TAPROOM AND CRAFT SPIRITS, 945 N.E. D St., Grants Pass, 541-916-8475. Sept. 6, paint and sip, painting on wood, 6:15 p.m., $40. advance reservations; Tuesdays, Trivia Night, 6-7:30 p.m. No cover.

THE G SPOT, 24099 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-592-5220. 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. Sept. 7-8, live music, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

GALICE RESORT, 11744 Galice Road, Galice, 541-476-3818. Sept. 8, Willie and the Poor Boys, newgrass, 5-9 p.m.; Sept. 9, Husk, country rock, 5-9 p.m. No cover.

THE HAUL, 121 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4991. Sept. 8, Sorxe, Attic, Forst, metal, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

IRON OAR, 915 Galice Road, Merlin, 541-479-3881. Saturdays, pool tournament, 7 p.m., $6 entry.

JD'S SPORTS BAR AND BREWERY, 690 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-471-0383. Sept. 7-8, Rock Candy, rock, blues, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

THE LAUGHING CLAM, 121 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1110. Sept. 7, Starvation Heights, rock, blues, 7-10 p.m; Sept. 8, Mike Brons, acoustic music of the '70s, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

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

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

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

ROYAL BARGE THAI CUISINE, 120 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-474-6942. Sept. 7, Phil King, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

SHENANIGANS AT HERB'S, 515 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-476-1668. Sept. 7-8, Saucy, classic and contemporary rock, funk, disco, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Sunday-Thursdays, karaoke 8 p.m.-2 a.m.; Thursdays, karaoke 3-7 p.m. No cover.

THE SOUND LOUNGE, 225 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-479-0712. Sept. 6, Phantom Witch, Alpha Structure, Vomittface, metal show, 9 p.m.-midnight; Sept. 7, The Rogue Underground, rock, 9 p.m.-midnight; Sept. 8, Latin Dance with DJ Fluffy, 9 p.m.-midnight; Sept. 9, open mic with Ambur Rose, 8-11 p.m.; Sept. 13, Sweet N' Juicy, funk, rock, pop, jazz, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

TAYLOR'S COUNTRY STORE, 202 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541- 592-5358. Sept. 7, UR Mom, acoustic rock, blues, country, soul, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

THE WHAMMY BAR, 1620 Williams Highway, Grants Pass, 541-479-0910. Sept. 6, open mic jam, 8-11 p.m.; Wednesdays, 9-ball tournament, 7 p.m. No cover.

WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. Sept. 8, Dale Hopper, old-time country, 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. Sept. 7-8, Live Comedy with Cory Michaelis and Bo Johnson, doors open 7 p.m., show 8 p.m., $7 advance, $10 at the door; Sept. 20, acoustic jam, 6-9 p.m., no cover; Tuesdays, Mike Brons, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m. , no cover.

WOLF CREEK INN, 100 Front St., Wolf Creek, 541-866-2474. Sept. 7, Lovely, female folk duo, 7-9 p.m.; Sept. 8, Lumina's Heart, Celtic pop duo with harp and historical clothing, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

Jackson County

APPLEGATE RIVER LODGE, 15100 Highway 238, Applegate, 541-761-9353, Sept. 12, Bear Tread, music in the tradition of the Grateful Dead, $15 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. Sept. 7, Hemorage, Years of Aggression, Unto the Plague, Bathophobia, 7 p.m.; Sept 9, Quadra Kill, metal, 7 p.m.; Sept. 10, Truckbed Boys, 7 p.m.; Sept 14, Separating the Seas, Cathedral Hills, Someone Else, 7 p.m. Cover charges vary.

BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. Sept. 6, Nick Garrett Powell and Shae Celine, jazz, standards, blues, 7-10 p.m.; Sept. 7, Not Too Shabby, pop, rock, contemporary, 8-11 p.m. Sept. 8, Danielle Kelly, soul, Motown, 8-11 p.m.; Sept. 13, Nick Garrett Powell and Shae Celine, jazz, standards, blues, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

THE BLACK SHEEP, 51 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6414. Sept. 12, Blades of Grass, bluegrass, Americana, 9 p.m.-midnight; Tuesdays, open mic with Robbie DaCosta, 8:30-10:30 p.m.; Wednesdays, Magic Night, 6-9 p.m.; Thursdays, dart tournament, 7:30 p.m., game night, 8 p.m.; Sundays, Celtic music, 2-5 p.m. No cover, unless noted.

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

Sept. 8, Hog Wild, classic rock, 8:30 p.m.-midnight, no cover; Wednesdays, acoustic open mic, 7:30-10:30 p.m. No cover.

BRICKROOM, 35 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6030. Sept. 25, Bryan John Appleby and Tomten, pop, 9 p.m., $5; Sept. 28, Mimicking Birds, folk-rock, 9 p.m., $5.

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

CATTLEMEN'S, 108 Depot St., Rogue River, 541-582-1631. Tuesdays and Thursdays, karaoke, 8 p.m. No cover.

CHADWICKS PUB AND SPORTS BAR, 2300 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-770-1234. Sept. 7-8, Comedy Night with opener Ben Hauge, and headliner Rick D'Elia, 8-10 p.m. $10, karaoke after comedy.

THE EDGE NIGHTCLUB & PATIO, 25 S. Riverside, Medford. Sept. 7, Latin Night with DJ Freddy, 10 p.m.; Sept. 8, DJ dance music, 10 p.m. No cover.

4 DAUGHTERS IRISH PUB, 126 W. Main St., Medford, 541-779-4455. Saturdays, Jug of Punch, Irish music, 4-6 p.m. No cover.

GRAPE STREET BAR & GRILL, 31 S. Grape St., Medford, 541-500-8881. Sept. 6, Doug and Greg, 7-10 p.m.; Sept. 7, The Roadsters, 8 p.m.-midnight; Sept. 8, Danielle Kelly Soul Project, soul, Motown, 8 p.m.-midnight; Sept. 11, Ashland Blues Society jam with J'villians, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Sept. 12, western dance with Southern Oregon Line Dancers, 6-9 p.m.; No cover, unless noted.

THE HOMESTEAD PUB , 119 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-299-0644. Sept. 8, Rickishane, classic rock, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

HOWIEE'S ON FRONT, 16 N. Front St., Medford, 541-773-5767. Aug. 24, Frankie Hernandez, rock, reggae, funk, soul, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Aug. 24, Shae Celine and Nick Garrett Powell, standards, jazz, blues, 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.

IPUB, 137 E. Main St, Ashland, 541-482-8572. Wednesdays, karaoke, 10 p.m. No cover.

J'VILLE TAVERN, 125 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1170. Sept. 7, Brian Risling and Airtight Alibi,funk, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

JEFFERSON SPIRITS, 404 E. Main St., Medford, 541-622-8190. 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. Sept. 7, Henry Chadwick Band, 9 p.m.-midnight; Sept. 11, Something United, WonderStump, Death Plant, 8-11 p.m.; Sept. 13, Chernobyl the Secret, Scylla, Insanitarium, Dead Leslie, 6 p.m.-2 a.m. Cover charges vary.

LA BAGUETTE MUSIC CAFE, 340 A St., Ashland, 541-482-0855. Sept. 8, Thor Polson Trio, jazz, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Sept. 12, La Baguette House Band,10 a.m.-noon. Cover charges vary.

LOFT BRASSERIE, 18 Calle Guanajuato, Ashland, 541-482-1116. Sept. 20, Dayton Mason, gypsy jazz, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

MORRTON'S, 980 Phoenix Road, Medford, 541-772-3154. Sept. 7, Rodeo Flyer, light rock, pop, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. Sept. 7, The Staggers & Jaggs, 9 p.m. Sept. 8, Elena Leona, 8:30 p.m.; Sept. 9, Lee and the Bees, album release 9:30-11 p.m.; Sept. 11, Forest Beutel, 9 p.m.; Sundays, Corner Boys, Irish, 6-9 p.m.; Mondays, open mic, 9 p.m. No cover.

OPPOSITION BREWING CO., 545 Rossanley Drive, Medford, 541-210-8550.

Sept. 15, Annual Club Member BBQ, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Open to members and families only.

PIER 21, 841 Stewart Ave., Medford, 541-776-3263. Sept. 7-8, Gypsy Gillis, rock, blues 9 p.m.-midnight; Wednesdays and Thursdays, open jam night, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

ROCKY TONK SALOON & GRILL, 333 E. Main St., Medford, 541-973-2887. Oct. 28, Demun Jones, Charlie Farley, country, 6 p.m.-midnight, for 21 and older, $10; Tuesdays and Fridays, free line dance lessons, 7-9 p.m., no cover.

SMITHFIELDS PUB & PIES, 23 S. Second St., Ashland, 541-482-7437. Sept. 10, Raye Zaragoza, singer songwriter, 8-10 p.m.; Mondays, Robbie DaCosta and Friends, rockabilly, blues, 8-11 p.m.; Tuesdays, karaoke, 9-11:30 p.m.; Thursdays, trivia, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

STANDING STONE BREWING COMPANY, 101 Oak St., Ashland, 541-482-2448. Sept. 23, Gina Villalobos and Amee Chapman, country, blues, soul, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

THE TALENT CLUB, 114 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-2721. Sept. 7, Life During Wartime, music of the Talking Heads, 9 p.m.-midnight, $15; Sept. 13, Carl Lee, stand-up comedy, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10; Sept. 15, Caitlin Jemma, country blues, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10; Sept. 19, One Grass Two Grass, old-time string band music, with Eight Dollar Mountain, bluegrass, opening, 9 p.m.-midnight, $15.

TOUVELLE LODGE, 9367 Table Rock Road, Central Point, 541-826-4855. Sept. 9, Hog Wild, classic rock, soul, blues, 2-6 p.m. No cover.

WALKABOUT BREWING, 921 Mason Way, Medford, 541-734-4677. Sept. 7, Wonder, singer songwriter from Seattle, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

WILD GOOSE CAFE & BAR, 2365 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-488- 4103. Sept. 6, Jimmy Pinwheel Band, 8-11 p.m.; Sept. 7, David Scoggin Duo, 6-8 p.m., karaoke 8:30-11 p.m.; Sept. 8, karaoke, 8:30-11 p.m.; Sept. 9, Jim Quinby, 6-8 p.m., Little Thom's open mic, 8-11 p.m.; Sept. 10, Blue Notes, 7-10 p.m.; Sept. 11, Justin Gordon and the AAA All-stars, 8-11 p.m; Sept. 12, Q&A Duo, 8-11 p.m.; Sept. 13, Craig Martin & Friends, 7-10 p.m. No cover.


Josephine County

DEER CREEK VINEYARDS, 2680 Deer Creek Road, Selma, 541-597-4226. Sept. 9, Reverberays, surf rock, 2-5 p.m. No cover.

PLAISANCE RANCH, 16955 Water Gap Road, Williams, 541-846-7175. Sept. 28, Wine Down with David Pinsky, Phil Newton and Over the Moon. 5:30-8:30 p.m., $5.

SCHMIDT FAMILY VINEYARDS, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9985. Sept. 7, Ellipse, classic and contemporary rock duo, 5-8 p.m. No cover.

TROON VINEYARD, 1475 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9900. Sept. 8, Son Ravello, indie folk-rock, 1-4 p.m.; Sept. 9, Dayton Mason, harp and guitar, 1-4 p.m. No cover.

Jackson County

AGATE RIDGE WINERY, 1098 Nick Young Road, Eagle Point, 541-830-3050. Sept. 14, The Fret Drifters, acoustic fingerstyle guitar duo, 6-9 p.m., $5-$8.

BELLE FIORE WINERY, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland, 541-552-4900. Sept. 8, Grant Ruiz and Dan Fellman, classical and flamenco guitar, 6-8 p.m.; Sept. 9, Savanna, classic country, folk-rock, blues, 5-7 p.m.; Sept. 12, Danielle Kelly Duo, jazz, standards, 5-7 p.m.; Sept. 13, Turnipseed Trio, New Orleans jazz, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

CLIFF CREEK CELLARS AT THE VINEYARD, 1015 McDonough Road, Gold Hill, 541-855-5330. Sept. 22, Dinner in the Vines, old and new Thone varietals paired with foods, 5-7 p.m., $75-$90, advance reservations.

DANCIN' VINEYARDS, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford, 541-245-1133. Sept. 7, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Sept. 10, Keep the C.A.T.S. Dancin', benefit for Committed Alliance to Strays, food, wine, silent auction, 5-8 p.m., RSVP to 541-779-2916. No cover.

DEL RIO VINEYARDS & WINERY, 52 N. River Road, Gold Hill, 541-855-2062. Sept. 7, The Fret Drifters, acoustic fingerstyle guitar duo, 6-9 p.m., $7.50-$12.50; Sept. 8, Jade Chavis, Shae Celine, Jennifer De Puglia and Lisa Yriate, upbeat fun pop, 6-9 p.m., $7.50$12.50.

EDENVALE WINERY, 2310 Voorhies Road, Medford, 541-512-2955, ext. 2. Sept. 7, Salsa Brava, salsa, Latin, with dance lesson at 6:30, music 7-9:30 p.m., $10; Fridays, Friday Family Night, lawn games and kids' activities, 4-8 p.m., no cover.

ENOTECA BY EDENVALE, 17 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-3377. Sundays, Sunday Funday, with games and tastings, 3-7 p.m. No cover.

GRIZZLY PEAK WINERY, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland, 541-482-5700. Sept. 15, Maracuja, music of Latin America, 7:30-9:30 p.m., no cover; Sept. 8, On the Wings of Song, classical music with Kinga Augustyn on violin, Martin Majkut on piano, 7:30-9:30 p.m., $25 at Music Coop or

JAXON VINEYARDS, 5709 Hughes Road, Medford, 541-512-1514. Sept. 8, Charles Guy and Linda Powers, guitar and violin duo, noon-5 p.m. No cover.

KRISELLE CELLARS, 12956 Modoc Road, White City, 541-830-8466. Sept. 7, Leonard Griffie, blues, 5-7 p.m.; Sept. 8, Phil King, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5-7 p.m. No cover.

PASCHAL WINERY, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-535-7957. Sept. 7, Tony Brusset Trio, 6-9 p.m.; Sept. 8, Stardust, 1-3 p.m., Relative Soul, 3:30-5:30 p.m.; Sept. 9, Danielle Kelly and Paul Turnipseed, 1-3 p.m., Mysha Carusso, 3:30-5:30 p.m.; Sept. 13, The Anderson Brothers, jazz, $10-$25, tickets through Siskiyou Music Project; Sept. 15, Band du Pays, swing, with free dance lesson, 7 p.m., music 7:30-9:30 p.m., $10.

RED LILY VINEYARDS, 11777 Highway 238, Jacksonville, 541-846-6800. Sept. 6, Pete Herzog and Snakefat, backporch blues, 6-8 p.m.; Sept. 11, Fifth Annual Outdoor Film & Poetry Reading, with film "Before the Flood" and poetry, 6:30 p.m. No cover.

ROXY ANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. Sept. 7, The Rogue Suspects, rock, blues, funk, 6-8 p.m., $5-$7; Sept. 9, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals, 3-5 p.m., no cover.

SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. Sept. 7, Comfort Zone, soul, R&B, blues, rock, light jazz, 6-8 p.m.; Sept. 8, Cover 3, eclectic acoustic trio, 6-8 p.m.; Sept. 12, Marshall Stack and Friends, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

2 HAWK WINERY, 2335 N. Phoenix Road, Medford, 541-779-9463. Sept. 15, So Long to Summer Bash, BBQ, wine bar, performances, dancing, games, $60-$70, reservations required.

WEISINGER'S WINERY 3150 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-488-5989. Sept. 8, Jon Galfano, acoustic guitar and vocals, 2-5 p.m.; Sept. 9, Pete Herzog, backporch blues, 2-5 p.m.; Sept. 15, Allen Crutcher, acoustic Americana, 2-5 p.m. No cover.


Josephine County

FREDDY AND FRANCINE, 6-10 p.m. Sept. 6, Takilma Community Building, 9367 Takilma Road, Takilma, 541-592-3722. Nashville folk-pop-Americana duo, with dinner, to benefit KXCJ Community Radio. Dinner at 6 p.m. is $8-10 sliding scale, music is at 7:30 p.m., $10-$20 sliding scale. Costumes encourages.

ROCK CONCERT, 6-10 p.m. Sept. 6, Eaden Ballroom, 2244 S.W. K St., Grants Pass. Music by Everett, Micah McCaw, Levi the Poet, Corey Kilgannon, Matt Combe, $10 advance, $12 door.

JAIME JORGE, 6 p.m. Sept. 15,Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1360 N.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass, 541-476-6313. Violinist plays sacred and classical music. Free.

TINA AND HER PONY, 7 p.m Sept. 13, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Indie-Appalachian folk music duo — with banjo and cello — from Asheville, North Carolina. $15.

GEORGE WINSTON, 8 p.m. Sept. 15, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316. Rural folk piano for ages 21 and over. $38 general, $48 and $58 reserved.

SOUTHERN OREGON SINGER SONGWRITER FESTIVAL, noon-8 p.m. Sept. 16, Wilderville Store, 7845 Redwood Highway, Wilderville, 541-476-3934, 541-761-4419. Music by Nick Garrett Powell, Jeff Kloetzel, Billy Mickelson of Third Seven, Emily Turner and Greta Gardiner, Jeremy Meyer, B Wishes and Jack Hopfinger, Matthew Fowler and Austin Miller. $10 admission, free for kids 12 and younger.

ACOUSTIC JAM, 6-9 p.m. Sept. 20, 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.

MY FUNNY VALENTINE, 7:30 p.m Sept. 25, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-479-2199. Trumpeter Niall O'Sullivan and vocalist Shone Henneberry perform romantic music from stage and screen. A Josephine County Community Concert Association concert, with tickets available by subscription only. Call for information.

LARRY CARLTON, 8 p.m. Sept. 25, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316. Jazz guitar, for ages 21 and over. $49 general, $59 and $79 reserved.

FLOATER, 8 p.m. Sept. 28, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316. Rock from Portland, for ages 21 and over. $20.

BRET LEVICK, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, Edgy Ashland singer-songwriter opens new Storytellers Music Series. $15, $75 for all six shows in the series,

Jackson County

JASON MRAZ, 7 p.m. Sept. 6, Britt Gardens, Jacksonville, 800-882-7488, Soulful folk-pop, with Brett Dennen opening and Frankie Hernandez in the Britt Performance Garden at 6 p.m. Sold out.

VOODOO THREAUXDOWN, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 7, Britt Gardens, Jacksonville, 800-882-7488, New Orleans jazz, with Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue, Galactic, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, New Breed Brass Band with guests Cyril Neville, and Walter Wolfman Washington. $59 reserved, $42 lawn, $32 children.

BLUEGRASS PROMENADE, 3-8:30 p.m. Sept. 8, Hanley Farm, 1053 Hanley Road, Central Point, 541-664-2079, Music by Rainy & the Rattlesnakes, Waking Hazel and Siskiyou Summit, plus instrument petting zoo, and an old-fashioned hoedown (7-8:30 p.m.). $20 adults, $15 Southern Oregon Historical Society members and children 6-18.

TINA MALIA & FRIENDS, 8 p.m. Sept. 8, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N. Ashland, 541-482-3776. Acoustic show, to benefit Blane Lyon. $28 advance, $38 door; tickets at

STORM LARGE AND LE BONHEUR, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8, Britt Gardens, Jacksonville, 800-882-7488, Jazz and standards, with the Paul Turnipseed Trio in the Britt Performance Garden at 6 p.m. $48 reserved, $38 lawn, not recommended for children.

THE MAVERICKS AND LOS LOBOS, 7 p.m. Sept. 9, Britt Gardens, Jacksonville, 800-882-7488, Americana roots and Tex Mex rock, with the Brian Swan Band in the Britt Performance Garden at 6 p.m. $49 reserved, $39 lawn, $29 children lawn.

BOY GEORGE AND CULTURE CLUB, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 11, Britt Gardens, Jacksonville, 800-882-7488, New wave pop rock, with Danielle Kelly in the Britt Performance Garden at 6 p.m. $89 reserved, $76 standing room only, $53 lawn, $43 child lawn.

RODRIGO Y GABRIELA, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 12, Britt Gardens, Jacksonville, 800-882-7488, Mexican acoustic rock guitar duo, with Robert Ellis opening. $55 reserved, $41 lawn, $31 child lawn.

JAKE OWEN, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13, Britt Gardens, Jacksonville, 800-882-7488, Country, Americana, with Chance McKinney opening and with Talbott Brothers in the Britt Performance Garden at 6 p.m.$85 reserved, $99 standing room only, $49 lawn, $39 child lawn.

ANDERSON BROTHERS TRIO, 7 p.m. Sept. 13, Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest, Talent, 541-488-3869. Jazz trio with clarinet, saxophone, guitar. $10-$25.

LYLE LOVETT AND HIS LARGE BAND, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 14, Britt Gardens, Jacksonville, 800-882-7488, Texas-based country, swing, jazz,folk, gospel and blues, with Talbott Brothers in the Britt Performance Garden at 6 p.m. $59 reserved, $42 lawn, $32 child lawn.

MADELEINE PEYROUX, 8 p.m. Sept. 15, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, Jazz and contemporary music singer-songwriter. $40.50, $50.50, $60.50.

LISE SE LA SALLE, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 15, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, Pianist opens the Tutunov Piano Series. $20 reserved, free for full-time students.

THE WAILERS, 9 p.m., Sept. 18, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, Reggae, for 21 and older. $25.

REBECCA KILGORE TRIO, 7 p.m. Sept. 20, Old Siskiyou Barn, Ashland, 541-488-3869. Jazz vocalist performs with Randy Porter on piano and Tom Wakeling on bass. $10-$25.

COMMUNITY DRUMMING CIRCLE, 6-7 p.m. Sept. 21, Applegate Library, 15095 Highway 238, Applegate, 541-846-7346. Free and open to the public; bring a drum, if possible.

MARK FARINA,9 p.m., Sept. 28, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, Mushroom jazz DJ, for 18 and older. $25 advance, $30 door.

DARRELL GRANT, 7 p.m. Sept. 30, Old Siskiyou Barn, Ashland, 541-488-3869. Jazz pianist performs a program titled "Decades." $10-$25.


Josephine County

"PRIDE AND PREJUDICE," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m Sundays, Sept. 7-23, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, Adaptation of Jane Austen's 1813 novel about a match-making mother with five unmarried daughters. Tickets $15, or $12 each for groups of 10 or more; Sept. 6 preview is $5; Sept. 13 is pay-what-you-can night.

DIAMANTES DE COLOR, 8 p.m. Sept. 20, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, Flamenco dance with Savannah Fuentes of Seattle and two Spanish flamenco artists. $22 general admission, $15 students, $7 children, $34 VIP reserved seats.

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

"FORBIDDEN BROADWAY," 7 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Sept. 7-23, Randall Theatre, 10 E. Third St., Medford, 541-632-3258, Musical revue satire tribute to Broadway's stars and songwriters.Tickets $22 general, $17 on Thursdays, or pay-what-you-want at the door, subject to availability.

"AVENUE Q," 8 p.m. Sept. 7-8, 1 p.m. Sept. 9, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, A recent college grad moves into a new neighborhood where he and his new friends struggle to find jobs, dates and their purpose in life. $25-$39.

"ANTELOPE GIRL: ON THE EDGE OF EXTINCTION," 8 p.m. Sept. 8-9, Talent Library, 101 Home St., Talent, 841-541-0037. Dramatic reading by Lyda Woods of local playwright Jefferson Parson's eco-thriller based on a true event related to climate change. Donations.

"LEND ME A TENOR — THE MUSICAL," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 1:30 p.m. Sundays, through Sept. 16, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055, Classic Ken Ludwig farce re-imagined as an over-the-top musical. Tickets $28 general, $22 seniors, $20 students and children .

PAULA POUNDSTONE, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 20, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, Stand-up comedy and political commentary. $27, $30, $33.

"PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE," 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 1 p.m. Sundays, Sept. 21-Nov. 11, with 1 p.m. Saturday matinees added starting Oct. 6, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, Off-Broadway absurdist comedy places Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso in a Parisian cafe in 1904. $22-$36.

OREGON SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, through Oct. 28, Ashland, 541-482-4331, The 2018 season opens with "Romeo and Juliet," through Oct. 12; "The Book of Will, " through Oct. 13, "Love's Labor's Lost," through Oct. 14; "Henry V," "Manahatta," "Oklahoma," "Snow in Midsummer," through Oct. 27; "Othello," "Sense and Sensibility" and "The Way the Mountain Moved," through Oct. 28. Dates, times, ticket prices vary.

Douglas County

"CLUE THE MUSICAL," 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Sept. 20-Oct. 14 Betty Long Unruh Theatre, 1614 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-673-2125, Tale of friendship, loyalty and trust unfold between a pig and a spider. $6-$13.


Josephine Count

W.I.L.D. — WILDERNESS INTEGRATED LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT, 1-4 p.m. Sept. 16, Sept. 30, Oct. 21, Nov. 4, Nov. 18, Williams, contact Outdoor educational program for children to develop physical and social skills, love and respect for woodlands. By donation. Contact to register.

YOUNG MASTER GARDENERS, 11:30 a.m.-noon and 3-4 p.m. Sept. 12, Josephine Community Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. Kids explore plant parts, their names and functions. Free; morning program for 5 and younger, afternoon for 6 and older.

SENSORY FRIENDLY GYM, 10 a.m.-noon, Sept. 15, 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.

HALLOWEEN COSTUME DRIVE, Sept. 15-Nov 3, three Grants Pass locations, jococostumedrive on Facebook. Collection of new and gently used costumes and accessories for children 12 and younger. Drop off donations at Evergreen Federal Bank, 969 S.E. Sixth St., Magic Man, 216 S.W. G St. or 6408, 1867 Redwood Ave., No. 9, KidZone at Club Northwest, 2160 N.W. Vine St.

BABY RHYME TIME, 11-11:45 a.m. Thursdays, Grants Pass branch library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-956-2059, 541-301-1537. Parents and babies up to 24 months meet for nursery rhymes and playtime. Free.

YOUTH SKILLS PROGRAM, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Fridays, Grants Pass, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays in Williams, 707-481-3403, 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

ALICE IN WONDERLAND EVENTS, through September, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-8689. Celebration of Lewis Carroll's 1865 novel has themed events for all ages: tea and origami (ages 5-12), 4 p.m. Sept. 25; preschool storytime (ages 3-5), 10:30 11:30 a.m. Sept. 18; Victorian etiquette program (all ages), 5:30 p.m. Sept. 18; history of the teapot program noon, Sept. 19; tea party for teens (ages 12-18), 1 p.m. Sept. 22; movie matinee (teens), 1 p.m Sept. 29. Free.

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

SCIENCEWORKS, 1500 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6767, Exhibits and activities related to energy, anatomy, chemistry, perception, motion, engineering, other Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday; admission $10-$12, free for kids under 2, free to active duty military personnel and their families through Labor Day, admission $2 every first Sunday.


Josephine County

FIRST FRIDAY LIVE, 5-9 p.m. Sept. 7, downtown Grants Pass, 541-450-6180, Local galleries and businesses hold receptions for art viewers. Free. See art listings below for individual venues.

ART IN THE COMMUNITY, members of the Josephine County Artists' Association show their paintings. For September: Carla Griffin at Umpqua Bank, 1670 Williams Highway; Patricia Gantt at US Bank, 400 S.W. Sixth St.

BLUE MOON ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES, 220 S.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Sept. 7, with life-sized clay model of Brady Adams for a downtown Grants Pass bronze monument, and local sculptor Peter Sedlow on hand to answer questions and accept donations.

BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. Mixed media encaustic works by Stephanie Lee, through September. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Sept. 7, with guitar music by Jesse Kennemer at 6 p.m.

CHESI JO'S BABY BOUTIQUE, 307 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-476-8094. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Sept. 7, The Hound and The Fox,and appetizers from The Orchid Grill.

COWBOY CORRAL, 421 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-476-8886. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Sept. 7, with 21st anniversary discounts.

GALLERY ONE AT THE MUSEUM, 229-B S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1218. Northwest coast Native American art, aboriginal art and paintings of animals and skies by Heidi Keller, and hydrostone sculptures imbued with nature and spirit by Jose Curtis, through September. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Sept. 7, with artist demonstrations.

GRANTS PASS MUSEUM OF ART, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. "Ambus," a group exhibit, with contemporary work by Darla Baack, Eileen Bowie, Susan Burnes, Frieda Golding, Janet Higgins, Kris Hoppe, Nancy Jo Mullen and Nancy Pagani, through Sept. 13. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Sept. 7.

THE HIVVE, 160 S.E. G St., Grants Pass. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Sept. 7, with artwork by Stan Fullerton, Paul Silas Trapp, Janet Matthey, Timothy Weldon and others.

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.

MOVING MOUNTAINS/ZEAL, 164 S.E. G St., Grants Pass. Photography by Tom Glassman, exhibiting a wide range of styles from documentary to humorous, travel to abstracts, through September. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Sept. 7.

PAIN 2 PERFORMANCE, 111 S.E. G St., Grants Pass, 541-916-8350. Pastoral landscape paintings of the idyllic Pacific Northwest by Louise Young, through September. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Sept. 7.

ROGUE BARBERS, 304 S.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-476-1275. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Sept. 7, with a 1971 VW bus restoration project out front, treats and cold brew coffee for sale.

ROGUE ROASTERS, 610 S.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-476-6134. "Flower Farmer Gallery," images by Ann Nguyen of four woman-run farms in the region, Sept. 9-30. Reception 10-11:30 a.m. Sept. 9, with free posies for visitors.

SANDIE'S CANDIES & FUDGERY, 145 S.W. G ST., Grants Pass, 561-955-9112. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Sept. 7, with chocolate Fireman Kisses for sale, with half the money collected going to local firefighters.

SOUTHERN OREGON GUILD GALLERY, 24353 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-659-3858. "Dog Daze," work by gallery artists, featuring photographs of a recent trip to Morocco by Jim Lettis, through Nov. 3.

THREE RIVERS OUTDOOR STORE, 205 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-507-1526. Open for First Friday Live, 6 p.m. Sept. 7, with a showing of Patagonia's "Blue Heart" documentary.

26 SWORDS TATTOO, 214 N.W.Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-244-1141. "Ukiyo-e: Pictures of the Floating World," antique Japanese woodblock prints from the private collection of shop owner Jeff Gogue, through September. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Sept. 7.

UNTITLED 2.0, 119 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, "Refraction," paintings on custom shaped panels that explore and challenge the use of perception in the creation and viewing of the surrounding environment, by Paul Silas Trapp, through September. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Sept. 7.

VINTAGE OUTLET & CONSIGNMENTS, 114 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-295-7540. Antique and vintage paintings by West Coast artists, through September. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Sept. 7.

Jackson County

ASHLAND GALLERY WALK, 5-8 p.m. Sept. 7, downtown Ashland, 541-488-8430, 877-PLAN-ART. Artists' receptions at downtown galleries.

THIRD FRIDAY ART WALK, 5-8 p.m. Sept. 21, throughout Medford. Local galleries and businesses hold receptions for art viewers. Free.

AMERICAN TRAILS, 250 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2553. Indigenous arts and crafts, Native American jewelry and wildlife art, ongoing.

ART AND SOUL GALLERY, 247 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-326-6960. "Earth Songs," paintings and fired clay works by Marjett Schille, through Sept. 30.

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. "Jacksonville, People, Places and things."

ART SALON, 2 p.m. Sept. 30, 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. Sept. 30 is tattoo artist Mori Samuel-Garloff.

ASHLAND ART CENTER, 357 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2772. "Story Art and How I Survived the Smokey Summer of 2018" work by Denise Kester, "Elated Odyssey," work by Jennifer Anne Nelson and Lisa Nelson, through September, plus \work by gallery artists, ongoing.

ASHLAND ART WORKS, 291 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-4735. "Getaways" and Three-Dimensional Sketches," through September.

BERRYMAN GALLERY, at the Craterian theater, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-772-8118."The Stage as Muse: The Art of the Rogue Gallery Staff," with works by Rachel Barrett, Ashley Clasby, Kim Hearon and Anna Hinkle, through Sept. 11.

CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS, Art Building, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, 541-212-0292. "Entering the Infinite," large-scale drawings exploring control and chaos, by Andrew Youngblood; "Seasons," photographs by Taylor Sayles; "Lacy River Botanicals," abstract jewel-tones collage paintings by Jessica Lee Findleton; "Pour, Puddle, Smear, Crinkle," pink watercolors by Paige Gerhard; "Sanitary Flow," 3-D printed constructions by Ben Gradel; "Tree Friend," photography by Sam Schuh, through Sept. 21.

GALLERIE KARON, 500 A St., Ashland, 541-482-9008. "Female of the Species, Part II," through September.

GALT GALLERY, 40 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-625-4014. "Animals of the Spirit," through September.

HANSON HOWARD GALLERY, 89 Oak St. Ashland, 541-488-2562. Traditional Japanese woodcut prints by Noriko Sugita, ceramic sculpture by Cheryl Williams, through September.

HOUSTON'S CUSTOM FRAMING AND FINE ART, 280 E. Hersey St., Ashland, 541-482-1983. 'The Art of Peanuts Animation" with Larry Leichliter, ongoing.

LIQUID ASSETS, 96 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-9463. "Control and Chaos," large paintings by Marigny Goodyear, through October.

NIMBUS, 25 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-3621. Contemporary paintings, glass, wood, ceramics and jewelry by gallery artists, ongoing.

OAK LEAF STUDIO, 247 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-5756. New landscapes by Leif Trygg, through September.

THE PHOTOGRAPHERS' GALLERY, 357 E, Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2772. "Secrets of the Forest," images by 10 Southern Oregon photographic artists, through September.

ROGUE GALLERY, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, 541-772-8118. Stories from Around the Ring," provocative, sometimes humorous paintings in carnival-like settings by Doug Anderson, through Sept. 7; "A Liberating Spirit," multimedia works by Judith Ommen, Aug. 31-Sept. 28; new work — acrylic, assemblage, clay, mixed media, mosaic, oil, paper collage, pastel, photography, watercolor — by 37 gallery members, through Dec. 20.

SCHNEIDER MUSEUM OF ART, Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Street, Ashland, 541-552-6245, "Casta Paintings" minimalist works by Nancy Friedmann-Sanchez, exploring memory, migration and pursuit of the American dream; "When the Moon Hangs on the Wall," landscapes, seascapes and abstracts by Douglas Melini, "Hyperian," free-standing sculpture inspired by pop culture and geometry by Esther Ruiz, "I Often Dream of Mountain" paintings of natural landscapes by Karla Woziak, through Sept. 8.

SHEPHERD'S DREAM, 629 A St., Ashland, 541-708-5439. "Year of the Bird," watercolors by Pam Haunschild, through September.

STUDIO A.B, 621 A St., Ashland, 541-482-2253. New work by Ann Di-Salvo and Bruce Bayard, ongoing.

STUDIO 151, 151 N. Pioneer St., Ashland, Photographs by Robert Jaffe, through September.

Douglas County

DOUGLAS COUNTY MUSEUM, 123 Museum Drive, Roseburg, 541-957-7007. The Joe Burgess Collection of vintage and replica bicycles, tricycles and pedal toys from 1870s through 1970s, through January 2019. Admission $8.

UMPQUA VALLEY ARTS CENTER, 1624 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-672-2532. "Umpqua Valley Arts Association Members Show," through Sept. 7.


Josephine County

BOOK SIGNING, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 8, Oregon Books & Games, 150 N.E. E St., Grants Pass, 541-476-3132. Grants Pass author Anne Schroeder presents her latest historical novel "Walk the Promise Road."

CHRISTIAN WRITERS SUPPORT GROUP, noon-1 p.m. Sept. 11, All the World Christian Center, 237 S.E. G St., Grants Pass (use door between the cleaners and the church), 541-441-4907, Writers recap their summers, share their writing. No membership fee, donations welcome.

POETRY SHARING, 7-9 p.m. Sept. 14, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Read or listen to poems on the theme "What's in the Stars?" Free, donations welcome.

AUTHOR INNOVATIVE MARKETING, 2:30-4 p.m. Oct. 2, Brookdale Independent Living, 1357 Redwood Circle, Grants Pass, 541-643-9289,, 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 Sept. 6, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Amira Makansi presents her book "Literary Libations — What to Drink with What You Read." Free.

WRITERS GUILD OF ROGUE RIVER, 10 a.m.-noon Sept. 8, Rogue River Library, 412 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-321-5215. Writers of all genres write and critique one another. Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m Sept. 10, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Ashland author Herman Edel presents his novel "Love Matters." Free.

MEDFORD LIBRARY BOOK CHAT, 5:30 p.m. Sept. 11, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6415. Book group reads "Fahrenheit 451" by Ray Bradbury. Free.

PHOENIX LIBRARY BOOK CLUB, 2 p.m. Sept. 13, Phoenix Library, 510 W. First St., Phoenix, 541-535-7090. Book discussion group tackles books on Canada. Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m Sept. 13, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Carol Beers presents "Ghost Ranch — A Pepper Kane Mystery." Free.

YOUNG ADULT AUTHORS, 1 p.m. Sept. 16, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Four local young authors — Heather Ransom, Benjamin Gorman, Mikko Azul, Kate Ristau — discuss and sign their fantasy adventure titles. Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m Sept. 20, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Kelli Jaecks presents "Martinis & Menopause: Strategies, Science and Sips that Empower Women to Beat the Hormone Groan." Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 2 p.m. Sept. 22, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Vicki Fitzgerald presents her novel "Illusion." Free.

BRAIN BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sept. 25, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "From Bacteria to Bach and Back" by D. Dennett. Free.

SISKIYOU SLEUTHS BOOK GROUP, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 26, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Mystery discussion group reads "The Moth Catcher" by Ann Cleeves. Free.

BOOKS@NOON, noon-1 p.m. Oct. 2, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group.

GOLD HILL BOOK CLUB, 3-4 p.m. Oct. 19, Gold Hill Library, 202 Dardanelles St., Gold Hill, 541-855-1994. Book discussion group reads "A God in Ruins" by Kate Atkinson.


Josephine County

SOUTHERN OREGON SINGER SONGWRITER FESTIVAL, noon-8 p.m. Sept. 16, Wilderville Store, 7845 Redwood Highway, Wilderville, 541-476-3934, 541-761-4419. Music by Nick Garrett Powell, Jeff Kloetzel, Billy Mickelson of Third Seven, Emily Turner and Greta Gardiner, Jeremy Meyer, B Wishes and Jack Hopfinger, Matthew Fowler and Austin Miller. $10 admission, free for kids 12 and younger.

Jackson County

HOW-TO FEST, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 22, Applegate Library, 18485 N. Applegate Road, 1-4 p.m. Sept. 22, Ruch Library, 7919 Highway 238, Ruch, 541-774-6451, Local experts share practical hands-on skills, such as knitting, caring for horses, researching genealogy, felt making, magic tricks, making liqueurs, computer coding. Free.


Josephine County

FIRST FRIDAY DANCE PERFORMANCE, 7 p.m. Sept. 7, Fifth Street between G and H streets, Grants Pass, 541-291-7900. Local dancers perform a choreographed routine to "Singing in the Rain," in hopes of bringing some rain to the valley to help local firefighters. Free.

43RD ANNUAL CAR SWAP MEET, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 9, Josephine County Fairgrounds, GRants Pass, 5641-659-1832. More than 150 vendors with vintage cars, turcks and motorcycles and vehicle parts and accessories, automobile memorabili, food and beverage vendors. Free admission.

BLUES, BREWS & BARBECUE, 2-7 p.m. Sept. 8, Tom Pearce Park, 3700 Pearce Park Road, Grants Pass, 541-479-5154. Live music, food, classic car show, vendors, to benefit the Rogue Valley Humane Society. Music by Phil Newton & David Pinsky, Rogue Rage Duo, Peter Cipes Band, Leonard Griffie Blues Band. Admission $25, includes one beverage and one plate of food.

RAT ROD RUKKUS, 8 a.m.-4 p.m Sept. 15, Pottsville Museum, 2400 Pleasant Valley Road, Merlin, 541-450-4429, 541-808-1206. Show of hot rods, rat rods, customs, cruisers, lowriders, vintage motorcycles and vintage travel trailers, plus pin-up contest, auto vendors, beard contest, live music, free welding instruction, food vendors, antique engines and equipment, turn-of-the-century logging equipment. $10 vehicle entry, $2 for spectators.

ALL CORVETTE SHOW, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m Sept. 15, Jim Sigel Chevrolet, 1601 N.E. Seventh St., Grants Pass, 541-659-0132, 541-474-7153. Open show for all Corvette owners; entry is free with raffle prize donation. Free for spectators; benefits Candlelighters for Children with Cancer.

ECLAIR AFFAIR, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 28, The Bear Hotel, 2101 Spalding Ave., Grants Pass, 541-956-2159. Appetizers, wine, chocolates, silent auction, door prizes, music by Ellipse, to benefit P.E.O. Chapter EX. $20 per person, purchase before Sept. 22.

Jackson County

DANCING IN THE STREETS, 5-7 p.m. Sept. 7, RCC/SOU Higher Education Center plaza, South Bartlett St. between 8th and 9th streets, Medford; Battle of the DJs (Gemineye and Opie), with hip hop dance performances by Panache Dance Company. Free.

HAUNTED HISTORY TOURS, 7 and 7:30 p.m. Sept. 7, Sept. 21, Jacksonville, 541-245-3650, One-hour walking tours through the town's ghosts and spirits of the past. $5, advance reservations recommended.

PATRIOT'S RUN, 9 a.m. Sept. 8, VFW Post 4116, 410 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-761-6336, 541-761-1379. Car and motorcycle poker run to benefit high school scholarship fund, $15 per rider or $20 for rider and passenger, $5 for second hand; starts with breakfast (9-11 a.m., $5) followed by barbecue, silent auction, prize drawings, raffle and live music by Mercy (2 p.m.).

FIFTH ANNUAL OUTDOOR FILM & POETRY READING, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 11, Red Lily Vineyards, 11777 Highway 238, Jacksonville, 541-899-9982. Screening of the film "Before the Flood," plus poetry by the Applegate Poetry Association. Free.

HISTORY LECTURE SERIES, noon, Sept. 12, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-773-6536, 541-774-8679. "Stories of Southern Oregon: Landscape Changed," the ninth in a year-long history lecture series called "Windows in Time." Free.

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS & SAFETY FAIR, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 15, inside lower level and parking lot, Rogue Valley Mall, Medford. Local emergency agencies and nonprofit organizations display vehicles and equipment, give away items and information to help before, during and after a disaster.

RIDE THE ROGUE, 7-10 a,m., Sept. 22, Palmerton Park, Rogue River, Five distance bike rides (19.6, 20-mile mountain bike ride, 40, 62, 99) followed by food and live music in the park. $30-$65, $15 for a meal ticket.

WALK TO END ALZHEIMER'S, 10 a.m. Sept. 22, U.S. Cellular Community Park, 300 N. Lowry Lane, Medford, 503-416-0213. Two-mile walk to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. Participation is free.

LIVING HISTORY TOURS, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays through September, Beekman House, 470 E. California St., Jacksonville, 541-245-3650. Costumed docents share insights into the house, the family, the Victoria Era. Family Life tours first, second and fifth Saturdays; Victorian Days tours third Saturdays, Living History tours fourth Saturdays. $3-$10 adults, $3-$8 seniors and students.

RAILROAD PARK, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. second and fourth Sundays, through October, 799 Berrydale Ave., Medford, 541-774-2400. Steam train rides, model railroad layouts, historic railroad equipment, Hogwarts Express remote control train, antique telegraph system, educational exhibits. Admission and parking are free.

Douglas County

NORTH UMPQUA FLY TYING FESTIVAL, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 8, Glide Community Center, 20062 N. Umpqua Highway, Glide, 541-677-0100. More than two dozen fly tiers from the Pacific Northwest show their work, with raffles, displays, vendors, arts and crafts, presentations, speakers, food. Free, bring food donations for Glide Food Bank.

GUN & KNIFE SHOW, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 15, 9 a.m.-3 p.m Sept. 16, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 541-673-5616, 541-503-4570. Firearms, ammunition, accessories. $6 general, $8 two-day pass.

FALL CLASSIC RODEO, 2 p.m. Sept. 15-16, Canyonville, 877-772-5425. Kids events, team roping, rough stock. $5 general, free for kids 5 and younger.

DAHLIA SHOW, noon-4 p.m. Sept. 22, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 23, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 541-673-5616, 541-672-7352. Display of blooming dahlias. Free admission.


Douglas County

SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. UFC 228 viewing event, Sept. 8; Tacotopia Tequila and Music Festival, Sept. 15; Los Lonely Boys, Sept. 15; Summer Nights Scotch and Cigar Samping, Sept. 20; Tattoo Expo, Sept. 28-30; Music in the Courtyard, Fridays and Saturdays through Sept. 29; Thunder From Down Under, Oct. 5; The Brittney Ride Event, Oct. 12-14; Price is Right Live Stage Show, Nov. 24-25; karaoke, Tuesdays.

Portland area

SPIRIT MOUNTAIN CASINO, Grand Ronde, 800-760-7977. Three Dog Night, Sept. 15; One Night in Memphis, Oct. 13; Skid Row with Slaughter, Nov. 3; Jo Koy, Dec. 15; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

Oregon coast

CHINOOK WINDS CASINO, Lincoln City, 888-244-6665. UB40, featuring Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey, Sept. 14-15; Comedy on the Coast, Sept. 28-29; Paula Abdul, Nov. 2-3; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

MILL CASINO, North Bend, 800-953-4800. Salmon Celebration, Sept. 8-9; Comedy Night, Wednesdays; Trivia Night, Tuesdays and Thursdays; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

THREE RIVERS CASINO, Florence, 541-997-7529. Lounge entertainment, ongoing.

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