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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.

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. 27, karaoke for all ages, 8 p.m.; Sept. 28, $ad Boy and Maddy Joy, open mic for all ages, 8 p.m.- 1 a.m., all ages, no cover; Sept. 29, Mac Miller Tribute with DJ Sylvah Sol, 8:30 p.m. 8 p.m.-midnight, 18 and older, no cover; Oct. 5, Hip Hop Dance party, 8 p.m.

BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. Sept. 27, Fort Vannoy School fundraiser drawing, with David Modica on guitar, 6 p.m. No cover.

CEDARWOOD SALOON, 1345 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-6160. Sept. 28, Area 5150, rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Sept. 29, Insanity's Reign, Shanoa, Vomittface, metal, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Thursdays, open jam, 7-11 p.m. No cover.

CHATEAU AT OREGON CAVES, 20000 Caves Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592- 3400. Sept. 28, Arthur Pons, piano, 7:30-9 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.

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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. Oct. 7, Whiskey Education Night, 4-6 p.m, $20 buy-in at $5 per sample, RSVP; 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. 28-29, Midnight Express, classic rock, 8 p.m.- midnight; No cover.

THE HAUL, 121 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4991. Sept. 28, Smokestack Relics, dirty swamp rock, 9 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. 28-29, 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. Sept. 28, Barrel House, blues and rock, 7-10 p.m.; Sept. 29, Pete Herzog, acoustic blues, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

MCGREW'S, 33105 Redwood Highway, O'Brien, 541-596-2202. Sept 28, The Herbal Crew, roots reggae, 9 p.m.-midnight. $5.

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

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

RASCALS BAR & GRILL, 20275 Williams Highway, Williams, 541-846-9303. Sept. 29, Ras Gabriel, reggae, rock, 9 p.m.-midnight, $5.

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.

SHENANIGANS AT HERB'S, 515 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-476-1668. Sept. 28, Ripple Effect, classic rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Sept. 29, DJ Ron, 9 p.m.- 2 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. 27, Burlesque Bingo, dancers, comedians and bingo, 7-9 p.m., $5; Sept. 28, Stand up Comedy, hosted by Nic Lanier, 9 p.m.-midnight; Sept. 28, Vida Girls, funk, rock, blues, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; Sept. 29, Funk Dub and Funqdaqit, funk, rock, hip hop, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 p.m.; Sept. 30, Doug Warner Duet, blues, soul, ragtime with Greg Frederick, 8-11 p.m.; Oct. 4, Dawna Crocker and Lauren Napier, acoustic, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover, unless otherwise noted.

TAYLOR'S COUNTRY STORE, 202 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541- 592-5358. Sept. 28, Dale Hopper, old-time country, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

THE WHAMMY BAR, 1620 Williams Highway, Grants Pass, 541-479-0910. Sept. 29, Anna's Dirty 30 Birthday Bash, with costume party, potluck, raffles, prizes, 8 p.m.-midnight; Oct. 4, open mic jam, 8-11 p.m.; Fridays, 3-Ball Pool Shoot, 7 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. 29, Paul and Maureen, 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. Oct. 6, third annual Beardfest, 3-8 p.m., to benefit ROC food pantry, after-party with live music, 8-11:30 p.m.; Oct. 18, 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. 28, Lovely, female folk duo, 7-9 p.m.; Oct. 6, Octoberfest, German food, drinks and music (noon-3 p.m.), vendors, 11 a.m.-midnight. No cover.

Jackson County

APPLEGATE RIVER LODGE, 15100 Highway 238, Applegate, 541-761-9353, www.liveatthegate.com. Oct. 10, Jacob Jolliff Band, progressive bluegrass, $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. Oct. 3, Panoramic, The Elephant and Whoopee Cushion, rock, 7-10 p.m., cover; Oct. 4, TheDopestMatrix with ColdLe'Roy, hip hop, 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m., $5.

BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. Sept. 27, Adam Gabriel, 7-10 p.m.; Sept. 28-29, Charles Guy & Sonido Alegre, Spanish, flamenco, 8-11 p.m.; Oct. 4, Adam Gabriel, acoustic, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

THE BLACK SHEEP, 51 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6414. Sept. 29, Music Festival Benefit (for those who lost homes in the fire), noon-midnight, music by Robbie Dacosta (2 p.m.), Tribe of Crow, Black Lung Riot, via…experiment, 9 p.m.; 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. 29, Crossfire, country, 8:30 p.m.-midnight; Wednesdays, acoustic open mic, 7:30-10:30 p.m. No cover.

BRICKROOM, 35 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6030. Sept. 28, Mimicking Birds, folk-rock, 9 p.m., $5; Sept. 29, The Juniper Berries, rock, pop, 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, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

CHADWICKS PUB AND SPORTS BAR, 2300 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-770-1234. Sept. 28-29 Comedy Night with opener James Camacho and headliner Todd Johnson, 8 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.

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. 27, Saraleno, Latin dance class and social dance, 8-10:30 p.m., $7, at saraleno.com or at the door; Sept. 28-29, The Rogue Suspects, rock, blues, funk, 8 p.m.-midnight, no cover; Oct. 2, Southern Oregon Jazz Orchestra, swing, big band, 7-9 p.m.

HABANEROS, 142 N. Front St., Medford, 541-779-9770. Sept. 28-29, Hog Wild, rock, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

THE HOMESTEAD PUB , 119 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-299-0644. Sept. 29, Ripple Effect, classic rock, Beatles covers, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

HOWIEE'S ON FRONT, 16 N. Front St., Medford, 541-773-5767. Sept. 28, Danielle Kelly Soul Project, soul, R&B, Motown, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Sept. 29, Skyler and Friends (from 100 Watt Mind), rock, 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. 28, Black Cadillac Kings, classic rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

JAMMIN' SALMON, 6401 Rogue River Highway, Rogue River, 541-299-0888. Sept. 29, Something on the Wing, and The Annunaki Project, punk, 8:30 p.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. 27, Entresol, Dalembert, Diaatom, 9 p.m., $5; Sept. 28, Millennial Falcons, No Me Guista, Something on The Wing, Honeymoon Killers, 9 p.m., $5; Sept. 29, Zombii, Spicy When Naked, Death Planet, 7 p.m., $5; Oct. 1, Uglyhead, CDirt, Bopl, 9 p.m.; Oct. 3, Americas, Black Magnet, Foghorns, 9 p.m.Cover charges vary.

LA BAGUETTE MUSIC CAFE, 340 A St., Ashland, 541-482-0855. Sept. 28, Hannah Cooper, 7:30-9:30 p.m.; Sept. 29, Thor Polson Trio, farewell jazz concert, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Cover charges vary.

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

MORRTON'S, 980 Phoenix Road, Medford, 541-772-3154. Sept. 28, The Kickers, pop, light rock, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. Sept. 28, Kondebilli with Prince and Dino, 9-11:30 p.m.; Sept. 29, Daniel Nickels, 7:30 p.m., Laryssa Birdseye, 9-11 p.m.; Sept. 30, Nicolas Moon, folkgrass, 9:30-11 p.m.; Oct. 2, Dain Norman and the Chrysalis Effect, 9-11 p.m.; Oct. 4, Johnny & Reg, acoustic duo, 8-10 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. Sept. 28-29, Rock Candy, classic rock, blues, soul, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; 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. 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.

THE TALENT CLUB, 114 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-2721. Sept. 29, Weener, Ween tribute band from Seattle, 9 p.m.-midnight, $15; Oct. 4, The Lique, modern hip hop fusion, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10; Oct. 10, Marshall House Project, soul-funk, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10.

THE TOP, 23 S. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-5055. Sept. 28, Dilligence, alt rock, 10 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

TOUVELLE LODGE, 9367 Table Rock Road, Central Point, 541-826-4855. Sept. 30, Ring of Trees, rock originals, 2-6 p.m. No cover.

THE URBAN CORK, 330 N. Fir St., Medford, 541-500-8778. Sept. 28, Rick Millward, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5-7 p.m. No cover.

WALKABOUT BREWING, 921 Mason Way, Medford, 541-734-4677. Sept. 29-30, Harvest Festival Season Kickoff, bounce house, face patining, crafts and activities for kids, pumpkin painting, farm games, rock painting, music by The Brothers Reed, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and Waking Hazel, 2-4 p.m. $2 adults, $1 kids.

WILD GOOSE CAFE & BAR, 2365 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-488- 4103. Sept. 27, Sage Meadows, 7-10 p.m.; Sept. 28, Dave Scoggin Duo, 6-8 p.m., karaoke, 8:30-11 p.m.; Sept. 29, karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Sept. 30, Jim Quinby, 6-8 p.m., Little Thom's open mic, 8-11 p.m.; Oct. 1, TSA Trio, 8-11 p.m.; Oct. 3, Gene's Themed Open Mic, 8-11p.m.; Oct. 4, Jimmy Pinwheel Band, 8-11 p.m.

No cover.

WINERIES

Josephine County

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. 28, Lady & The Tramp, rock, blues, standards. 5-8 p.m. No cover.

Jackson County

AGATE RIDGE VINEYARD, 1098 Nick Young Road, Eagle Point, 541-830-3050. Sept. 28, Frankie Hernandez band, roots, reggae, Latin, funk, 6-9 p.m., $5-$8.

BELLE FIORE WINERY, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland, 541-552-4900. Sept. 27, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-8 p.m.; Sept. 28, Stardust Trio, swing, jazz, standards. 6-8 p.m.; Sept. 30, Blue Lightning, rock, 5-7 p.m.; Oct., 3, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop duo, 5-7 p.m. No cover.

CLIFF CREEK CELLARS AT THE VINEYARD, 1015 McDonough Road, Gold Hill, 541-855-5330. Oct. 6, Harvest Party, grilled salmon lunch, music by The Clavicles, 2-5 p.m., $20-$25. RSVP.

DANA CAMPBELL VINEYARDS, 1320 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-482-3798. Sept. 23, Trivia, 3-5 p.m. No cover.

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

DEL RIO VINEYARDS & WINERY, 52 N. River Road, Gold Hill, 541-855-2062. Vineyard hikes, 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Sundays through September. Free.

GRIZZLY PEAK WINERY, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland, 541-482-5700. Oct. 21, Lovebite, R&B, jazz, folk and rock with Jeff Pevar, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $30 advance, $35 door, at brownpapertickets.com, benefits Children's Advocacy Center.

KRISELLE CELLARS, 12956 Modoc Road, White City, 541-830-8466. Sept. 29, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop duo, 3-6 p.m. No cover.

PASCHAL WINERY, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-535-7957. Oct. 2, Jefferson Classical Guitar Society, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

RELLIK WINERY, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point, 541-499-0449. Sept. 29, Liz Jones, 3-5 p.m. No cover.

ROXY ANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. Sept. 28, Bustin' Out, music from the '70s, '80s, '90s, 6-8 p.m., $5-$7; Sept. 30, Stardust Trio, 3-5 p.m.; Sept. 30, Harvest Dinner, 4-7 p.m., $65, reservations.

SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. Sept. 28, Pete Herzog, acoustic blues, 6-8 p.m.; Sept. 29, State of Jeff, guitar duo, 6-8 p.m.; Oct. 3, Adam Gabriel, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

WEISINGER'S WINERY 3150 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-488-5989. Sept. 29-30, Matt Dorris, solo guitar, 2-5 p.m. No cover.

MUSIC

Josephine County

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.

SHINING A LIGHT ON HUNGER, 4 p.m. Sept. 29, Raptor Creek Farm, 3658 Upper River Road, Grants Pass, 541-479-5556, jocofoodbank.org. Social hour, no-host bar and music by Kentucky Blend, followed by barbecue dinner, raffle, silent auction, to benefit Josephine County Food Bank. Tickets $50, at Evergreen Federal Bank or online.

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

ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONY, 3 p.m. Sept. 30, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-708-6400, rvsymphony.org. Pianist Lise de la Salle joins the orchestra to perform Schumann piano concerto, with works by Bernstein and Kodaly. Tickets $15, $22, $30, $37, $45.

DAVID BROBMERG QUINTET, 8 p.m. Oct. 2, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316. Blues, the Whole Blues and Nothin' But the Blues, for age 21 and older. $38 general, $48 and $58 reserved.

PRIDE OF THE NORTHWEST MARCHING BAND COMPETITION, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 13, Mel Ingram Field, Grants Pass High School, 830 N.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3961. Marching bands from Grants Pass, South Medford, Phoenix, Roseburg, Crater, Del Norte, Liberty, Hilhi, McMinnville, Silverton, Sprague and St. Helens compete. Prelims 10 a.m., finals 3:45 p.m. Tickets $15 general, $10 students K-12, seniors and veterans.

ACOUSTIC JAM, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 18, 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.

BEATLES VS. STONES: A MUSICAL SHOWDOWN, 8 p.m. Oct. 22, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316. Two tribute bands with costumes play classic songs of the Rolling Stones and The Beatles. $33 general, $43, $53 reserved.

Jackson County

THE EVENING SHADES, 5-7 p.m. Sept. 28, South Bartlett and Main streets, Medford, 541-821-7838. Progressive indie rock. Free.

GEORGE MANN, 7 p.m. Sept. 28, Pioneer Hall, 73 Winburn Way, Ashland, 541-841-8341. Pro-union, pro-veteran, anti-war singer songwriter sings music of labor and social activism. Suggested admission $5-$10; a community meal is at 5 p.m.

ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONY, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-708-6400, rvsymphony.org. Pianist Lise de la Salle joins the orchestra to perform Schumann piano concerto, with works by Bernstein and Kodaly. Tickets for Medford, $15, $25, $31, $36, $42; for Ashland $36.Ashland

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

CABALLITO & FRIENDS, 7:30 p.m Sept. 29, Southern Oregon University Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6101, oca.sou.edu. ensemble performs nine-movement work by John Luther Adams. $10 general, $5 seniors, free for full-time students.

DARRELL GRANT, 7 p.m. Sept. 30, Old Siskiyou Barn, Ashland, 541-488-3869, siskiyoumusicproject.com. Jazz pianist performs a program titled "Decades." $25 general, $20 Siskiyou Music Project members, $10 students.

THE LACS, 8 p.m., Oct. 5, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, liveatthearmory.com. Southern rock-southern rap fusion duo, with local talent to be announced. $18.

CASSATT STRING QUARTET, 7:30 p.m. Oct., 5, 3 p.m. Oct. 6, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6154, chambermusicconcerts.org. Female quartet plays Shostakovich, Zwilich, Beethoven on Friday, Haydn, Schickele, Borodin on Sunday. $35-$53, with discounts for full-time students, Oregon Trail Card holders and those 19-35.

OREGON OLD TIME FIDDLERS, 1-3 p.m. Oct. 6, Phoenix Grange, 209 N. Main St., Phoenix, 541-779-8145. Acoustic music jam for all ages and skill levels. Admission by donation.

ROGUE VALLEY HARMONIZERS, 2 and 7 p.m. Oct. 6, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. A cappella salute to songs of Nashville and homage to classic country variety show "Hee Haw," with guests Main Street and Tone Deaf Comedy Quartet. $20-$25 adults, $10 students.

CLASSIC ALBUMS LIVE — LED ZEPPELIN II, 7 p.m. Oct. 7, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Homage to classic rock band with note-for-note recreation of classic Zeppelin songs. $32, $35, $38 adults, $22, $25, $28 youth.

SAXSATIONAL, 7 p.m. Oct. 12, North Medford High School, 1900 Keene Way Drive, Medford, 541-734-4116, jcconcerts.org. Sax virtuoso joins North Medford High School Jazz Band to play pieces utilizing a variety of saxophones. Tickets $25 general, $5 students.

FLAMENCO PACIFICO, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14, Southern Oregon University Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6101, oca.sou.edu. Flamenco music on guitars, bass and percussion and dance by Elena Villa and Melissa Cruz. $25 general, $5 full-time students.

MINNESOTA, 9 p.m., Oct. 14, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, liveatthearmory.com. DJ, with Zeke Beats and Pigeon Hole, for 16 and older. $15-$20; tickets at Music Coop in Ashland, Immortal Spirits in Medford and online.

THE SOUND OF A DRY MARTINI, 7 p.m. Oct. 19, Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-488-3869, siskiyoumusicproject.com. Bob Rawlings and The Ed Dunsavage Trio pay tribute to the music of Paul Desmond and Jim Hall. $25 general, $20 Siskiyou Music Project members, $10 students.

Northern California

MOLLY TUTTLE, 7 p.m. Oct. 13, Crescent Elk Auditorium, 994 G St., Crescent City, Calif., 707-464-1336, dnaca.net. Guitarist, vocalist songwriter. Tickets $12-$18.

ON STAGE

Josephine County

OLD TIME RADIO PLAYERS, 7 p.m. Oct. 5, 2 p.m Oct. 6-7 Floral Building, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-659-7723. Vintage radio skits, "Mars is Heaven," based on Ray Bradbury's "X Minus One," and The Bickersons' Breakfast," plus musical entertainment and refreshments. $12 with advance reservation, $14 door.

"THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME" 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m Sundays, Oct. 19-28, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, barnstormersgp.com. A young man with autism tries to solve the murder of his neighbor's poodle. Tickets $15, or $12 each for groups of 10 or more.

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

"SPOTLIGHT ON FLEETWOOD MAC," 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays,. 2 p.m. Sundays, Sept. 28-Oct. 16, Camelot Theatre101 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-5250, camelottheatre.org. Musical tribute, with music from the 1970s and '80s. $26-$33; 8 p.m. preview is Sept. 26 for $20.

"A TRIBUTE TO THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF PATSY CLINE," 8 p.m. Sept. 28-29, 2 p.m. Sept. 23 and Sept. 30, Bellview Grange, 1050 Toman Creek Road, Ashland, liviageniseproductions.org. Biography and music of country singer, with narration and live band. Tickets $20; sold at Paddington Station, at the door.

THE NEW CHINESE ACROBATS, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Acrobats combine ancient traditions with contemporary techniques. $32, $35, $38 general, $22, $25, $28 youth.

"SUMMERLAND," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 1:30 p.m. Sundays, Oct. 5-31, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055, www.ctporegon.org. A look at William H. Mumler, an American spirit photographer, Tickets $25 general, $20 seniors, $18 students and children .

THE FLYING KARAMAZOV BROTHERS — CLUB SANDWICH 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. New Vaudeville show with juggling, music, clowning. $32, $35, $38 adults, $22, $25, $28 students.

"THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES," 7:30 p.m. Sundays and Mondays, 1:30 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays, Oct. 14-23, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055, www.ctporegon.org. Vintage radio program, adapted by Daniel Session Stephens. $10, available one hour before each performance.

""EVIL DEAD — THE MUSICAL," 7 p.m. Oct. 19-20, Oct. 25-27, Oct. 30-31, 2 p.m. Oct. 21 and Oct. 28, Randall Theatre, 20 S. Fir St., Medford, 541-632-3258, randalltheatre.com. Five college students accidentasly unleash an evil force that turns them into Deadites, set to a rock-bsed score. R rated; no one under 17 admitted without an adult. Tickets $15 advance, $20 after the show opens; $22 for both musical and Nightmare Chamber haunted house entry.

THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW," 11 p.m. Oct. 19, 8 p.m. Oct. 21, 8 p.m. Oct. 24, 11 p.m. Oct. 26, 8 p.m. Oct. 28-29 and Oct. 31, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, theoregoncabaret.com. A newly engaged couple are stranded in the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter. $22-$36.

"ROBOPOCALYPSE: THE MUSICAL," 8 p.m. Oct. 20 and Nov. 3, 2 p.m. Oct. 21 and Nov. 4, Pioneer Hall, 73 Winburn Way, Ashland, puppeteersforfears.com. New, original R-rated puppet horror musical cyberpunk comedy odyssey. $10 advance, through brownpapertickets.com.

COMPLEXIONS CONTEMPORARY BALLET, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Dance company blends all styles of dance to an expansive repertoire of music. $32, $35, $38 adults, $22, $25, $28 students.

OREGON SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, through Oct. 28, Ashland, 541-482-4331, www.osfashland.org. 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.

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

Douglas County

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

CHILD'S PLAY

Josephine County

W.I.L.D. — WILDERNESS INTEGRATED LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT, 1-4 p.m. Sept. 30, Oct. 21, Nov. 4, Nov. 18, Williams, contact info@williamscommunityforestproject.org. 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. Oct. 10, Josephine Community Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. Kids explore the world of spiders and their benefits to the environment. Free; morning program for 5 and younger, afternoon for 6 and older.

SENSORY FRIENDLY GYM, 10 a.m.-noon, Oct. 20, 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, through 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, 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

KID TIME CHILDREN'S MUSEUM, 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 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.

ART

Josephine County

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

ALBERT BUILDING, 220 N.W. Sith St., Grants Pass. "Preview Exhibit," paintings y Peace, through Sept. 30.

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.

BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. Mixed media encaustic works by Stephanie Lee, through September.

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. Paintings by Kristen O'Neill, Oct. 3-30.

GRANTS PASS MUSEUM OF ART, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Open Studios Preview, a look at the artwork that will be on display in the artists' studio tour Sept. 28-29, through Sept. 29.

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, 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.

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.

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, through Sept. 30.

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.

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.

UNTITLED 2.0, 119 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, www.untitled2gallery.com. "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, "Model: One," a kaleidoscopic view of the many facets of Mary Ann Bullard by various artists, through September.

VINTAGE OUTLET & CONSIGNMENTS, 114 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-295-7540. Antique and vintage paintings by West Coast artists, through September.

WISEMAN GALLERY, Rogue Community College, 3345 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-956-7481. "The Chromatic Image," artwork of Debra Gardner Abarca, Vince Carl and Karen Staal, Oct. 10-Dec. 6.

Jackson County

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

THIRD FRIDAY ART WALK, 5-8 p.m. Oct. 19, 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. "Mountains and More," paintings by Grants Pass artist Carla Griffin, Oct. 3-30; reception 5-8 p.m. Oct. 5.

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," through Sept. 30.

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; Oct. 28 is still life, floral and figurative painter Michael Lynn Adams; Nov. 25 is painter Gabriel Mark Lipper.

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 a Muse," artwork by Rogue Gallery staff, through Oct. 30.

CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS, Art Building, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, 541-212-0292. "Capturing Motion," light and photography by Lindee Newman; "Treasures of the Backroom," found objects curated by Madeleine Farmer and Paige Gerhard; "The Tiny Art Show," work by SOU students, alumni and community members; "Social Conscience," paintings and mixed media by Sam Marroquin; "Altered Exposure," cyanotyoe and embroidery bu Anna McGrath, through Oct. 25.

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. "Dialogue with the Anthropocene," paintings by Claire Duncan that shine a light on environmental concerns, Oct. 4-30; reception 5-8 p.m. Oct. 5.

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. "A Liberating Spirit," multimedia works by Judith Ommen, through Sept. 28; "What is the Question,"dreamlike landscape photographs by Lewis Anderson and Darcie Sternenberg, through Nov. 2; 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, sma.sou.edu. "Terrain: The Space Between" work by Vija Clemins, Judy Ofadd and Ed Ruscha, from the collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation; "Field Burns," solo exhibition by Patrick Collier; "Outland About," work by Carl Diehl and Susan Murrell, Sept. 27-Jan. 5; reception 5-7 p.m. Sept. 27.

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, studio151ashland.com. Photographs by Robert Jaffe, through September.

Douglas County

THE ART GALLERY AT UCC, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-4692. "A Perception of Failure," fiber art by Claire B. Jones, through Oct. 25.

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 Plein Air Exhibit," work created by plein air painters over three days from within 100 miles od the arts Center, plus kids' plein air quick draw works, through Oct. 31.

LITERARY

Josephine County

AUTHOR INNOVATIVE MARKETING, 2:30-4 p.m. Oct. 2, 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.

CHRISTIAN WRITERS SUPPORT GROUP, noon-1 p.m. Oct. 9, All the World Christian Center, 237 S.E. G St., Grants Pass (use door between the cleaners and the church), 541-441-4907, writerkate@mail.com. Writers recap their summers, share their writing. No membership fee, donations welcome.

POETRY SHARING, 7-9 p.m. Oct. 12, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Read or listen to poems. Free, donations welcome.

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. 27, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Georgia Cockerham presents her murder mysteries "Murder on the Oregon Coast" and "Murder on the Wind." Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 1-2 p.m. Sept. 29, Gold Hill Library, 202 Dardanelles St., Gold Hill, 541-855-1994. Paul Fattig discusses "Madstone:The True Tale of World War I Conscientious Objectors Alfred and Charlie Fattig and Their Oregon Wilderness Hideout." Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 2 p.m. Sept. 29, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Jane Ann Crenshaw presents her inspirational book "Sunday Morning Glory." Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 3 p.m. Sept. 29, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Tisha Richmond presents her new book "Make Learning Magical." Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m. Oct. 1, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Francis Pring-Mill presents "In Harmony With the Tao: A Guided Journey Into the Tao Te Ching." Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 2-3 p.m. Oct. 3, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Ashland author Susanne Severeid presents "Mocha Musings: Reflections on Life, Love and Chance Encounters." Free.

BOOK SALE, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 5, 11 am.-4 p.m. Oct. 6, , Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6415. New and gently used books, by donation.

"THE TELL-TALE HEART," 1 p.m. Oct. 6, Jacksonville Library, 340 W. C St., Jacksonville, 541-774-6451. Christopher Leebrick reads classic Edgar Allen Poe story, plus other tales from around the world.

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m. Oct. 8, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Ciaran O'Driscoll reads his poetry. Free.

MEDFORD LIBRARY BOOK CHAT, 5:30 p.m.Oct. 9, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6415. Book group reads "The Good Lord Bird" by James McBride. Free.

GOLD HILL WRITER'S CRITIQUE GROUP, 4-6 p.m. Oct. 10, Gold Hill Library, 202 Dardanelles St., Gold Hill, 541-855-1994. Feedback and support from fellow writers. Registration requested.

PHOENIX LIBRARY BOOK CLUB, 2 p.m. Oct. 11, Phoenix Library, 510 W. First St., Phoenix, 541-535-7090. Book discussion group. Free.

WRITERS GUILD OF ROGUE RIVER, 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 13, Rogue River Library, 412 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-321-5215. Writers of all genres write and critique one another. Free.

HORROR BOOK CLUB, 7 p.m. Oct. 13, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. New book club debuts, discussing "The Ruins" by Scott Smith. Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 6 p.m. Oct. 16, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Beth Kander presents her science fiction, fantasy romance novel "Original Syn."Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 2-3 p.m. Oct. 17, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Ashland author Lori Henriksen reads from and discusses her historical novel "The Winter Loon," inspired by her mother's life. Free.

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.

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m. Oct. 19, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Guy Finley presents his latest book "Relationship Magic: Waking Up Together." Free.

BRAIN BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 23, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate" by Peter Wohlleben. Free.

SISKIYOU SLEUTHS BOOK GROUP, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 31, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Mystery discussion group reads "Dreaming Spies" by Laurie R. King. Free.

FAIRS/ FESTS

Josephine County

SOUTHERN OREGON SENIOR RESOURCE FAIR, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 28, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-415-1288, teamsenior.org. Vendors, presentations, demonstrations, speakers, Q&A panel, workshops, vitals check station. Free admission.

HEALTHY FOOD FESTIVAL, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 29, Grants Pass High School Commons, 831 N.E. Ninth St, Grants Pass, 541-543-8052. Speakers, classes, demonstrations, vendors, samples, information on how to create a health-full lifestyle with a limited income, kids and hectic schedule. Free admission.

ART ALONG THE ROGUE — STREET PAINTING AND MUSIC FESTIVAL, 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Oct. 6, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 7, Fifth and H streets, Grants Pass, 541-450-6180. Chalk artists do street paintings, while regional bands perform live music. Free; 2-by-2-foot and 4-by-4-foot squares available for aspiring artists, $5-$20.

OCTOBERFEST, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.Oct. 6, Wolf Creek Inn, 100 Front St., Wolf Creek, 541-866-2474. German food and beer, live music, vendors. $20 for a plate of food and music, alcohol is extra.

Jackson County

BEAR CREEK SALMON FESTIVAL, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 6, North Mountain Park, 620 N.Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-488-6606. Hands-on activities, crafts, games, spin-casting, story telling, salmon cooking demonstration, salmon spiral labyrinth, cultural displays, live fish and animals, live music, food vendors. Admission is free.

WOOD HOUSE HARVEST FESTIVAL, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 6, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 7, Wood House, 12988 Highway 62, Eagle Point, 541-826-2177. Historic homes tours, amphibious fire engine tours. $2 adults, $1 seniors and children free to ages 6 and younger.

SCARECROW FESTIVAL, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 6-7, Hanley Farm, 1053 Hanley Road, Central Point, 541-664-2079. Make your own scarecrow (kits $10-$15), scarecrow contest, pumpkin painting, apple bobbing, lunch, home tours ($5), wagon rides. Admission is free.

Douglas County

UMPQUA BREW FEST, 1-10 p.m. Oct. 23, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 541-672-7065, umpquabrewfest.info. Regional beers and foods, live music, vendors, exhibitors, iron chef competition, football games. Admission $10, includes glass and four tickets, extra tickets $1.

Northern California

STAND FOR THE REDWOODS FESTIVAL, noon-5 p.m. Oct. 7, Orick, Humboldt County, Calif., redwoodsfestival.org. Beer and wine garden, food trucks, parade of dancing redwoods, live music, forest walks, information and educational booths. Free admission.

HALLOWEEN

Josephine County

GRAVEYARD TOUR, 4 and 6 p.m. Oct. 6, Oddfellows Cemetery, Foothill Boulevard, Grants Pass, 541-479-7827. Guided walk through the cemetery with talks by "ghosts" of pioneers buried there. Tickets $10; in advance at the Josephine County Historical Society or at the gate.

FRIGHTMARE THEATRE, 5:30-9 p.m. Oct. 5-6, Oct. 12-13, Oct. 19-20, Oct. 26, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and 5:30-10 p.m. Oct. 27, 5:30-10 p.m. Oct. 31, old Movies 6 Building, Grants Pass Shopping Center, 541-295-9466. Haunted house with four full scare rooms, food concessions. $7 per person, free for kids 5 and younger with a paid adult.

Jackson County

HAUNTED FIELD WALK, 7-9 p.m. Oct. 14, Oct. 230-21, Hanley Farm, 1053 Hanley Road, Central Point, 541-664-2079. Spooky adventure in the cornfields. $8 adults, $5 children and Southern Oregon Historical Society members.

BE TRICKED OR TREATED, 4-6 p.m. Oct. 30, Applegate Library, 18485 N. Applegate Road, Applegate. Kids come in costume, make Halloween craft, enjoy treats. Free.

TRICK OR TREAT, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 31, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford. Dress up to trick or treat through the library. Free.

MISCELLANY

Josephine County

DRIVE-IN MOVIE NIGHTS, 7 p.m. Sept. 29, Oct. 6, Selma Community and Education Center, 18255 Redwood Highway, Selma, 541-291-8860. Movies and refreshments for all ages. Sept. 29 is Comedy Night, with "Gold Rush," "The General" and "His Girl Friday." Oct. 6 is Horror Night. Admission $5 per carload; food concessions on site.

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.

COIN, CURRENCY, TOKEN SHOW, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 29, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 30, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-471-6048, 541-476-0629. Dealers show and sell their wares, with gold and silver drawings. Free admission.

OPEN STUDIOS — HOW ART IS MADE, 11 a.m.-4 p.m Sept. 29-30, Grants Pass area, 541-479-3290, gpmuseum.com. Self-guided tour of local artists' studios, featuring artists north of the Rogue River. Tickets $20.

WILDLIFE FIESTA, 10 a.m.-3 p.m Sept. 30, Wildlife Images, 11845 Lower River Road, 541-476-0222. Live music, car show, brunch and lunch, salsa lesson and social dancing, $24 adults, $12 ages 4-13, free for members.

FIRE NIGHT — A WILDLAND FIREFIGHTER FOUNDATION BENEFIT, 6:30 p.m.-midnight, Oct. 5, The Haul, 121 S.W. H ST., Grants Pass, 760-920-2980. Drink specials, auction, 5-/50 raffle, music, games. Free admission.

QUILTS IN THE COUNTRY, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 5-6, Hugo Ladies Club, 6050 Hugo Road, Hugo. Featured quilter Rose Tandon, silent auction, handcrafted boutique items, opportunity quilt, raffle baskets, lunch and homemade desserts, vendors, live entertainment. Free admission.

FIRST RESPONDER DAYS, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 5-6, Kerbyville Museum, 24195 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-218-8443. Free admission to the museum for all law enforcement, fire and emergency responders.

JOSEPHINE COUNTY SHERIFF'S MOUNTED POSSE HORSE SHOW, 9 a.m. Oct. 6, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 651-660-5767. Open classes for various ages and abilities,. $8 per class; free for spectators.

RESPONSIBLE DOG OWNERSHIP DAY, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 6, Rose Garden, Riverside Park, Grants Pass, 541-479-0917. Meet the Breeds booth, breed parades, demonstrations, rally and agility exercises, dog-related vendors and nonprofits, caricature artist, microchip clinic, face painting. Free admission.

BEARDFEST, 3-11:30 p.m., Oct. 6, Wild River Pub, 533 N.E. F St., Grants Pass, 541-441-5223. Beard-growing competition (3-8 p.m.), with prizes in several categories, followed by after party (8-11:30 p.m.) with live music. $10 general admission, $25 competitor fee, proceeds benefit ROC food pantry.

KEYS FOR KIDS, 6:30-10 p.m. Oct. 6, Boys & Girls Club, 203 S.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-5258. Killer Keys Dueling pianos, dinner and drinks to raise money for the club. Tickets $35, includes dinner, one drink ticket.

EMPTY BOWLS PROJECT, 6 p.m. Oct. 8, Parkway Christian Center, 229 N.E. Beacon Drive, Grants Pass, 541-476-2373. Soup and bread supper to help local children and families struggling with accesss to food. $30, including hand-made bowl.

GUN & KNIFE SHOW, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 6, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 7, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 800-659-3440. Firearms, knives, ammunition, accessories, Admission $7.

THE HEARTH, 7 p.m. Oct. 11, Bethany Presbyterian Church, 741 N.W. Fourth St., Grants Pass, 503-860-1574, 541-890-3015. Storytellers share on the theme "Unconditional," stories about animals. $5 at the door, to benefit Rogue Valley Humane Society.

ENLIGHTENED LIVING FAIRE, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 13, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-761-5478, visitthefaire.com. Psychics, intuitives, holistic products and workshops. $5.

TAP WALK, 2-6 p.m. Oct. 13, downtown Grants Pass, 541-226-3101, grantspasschamber.org. Stroll from location to location sampling craft brews and foods. with some live music along the way. Tickets $30 advance, $35 day of, includes glass; tickets at Blind George's, Frank N Stene, Grants Pass Chamber of Commerce, and online.

COMMUNITY BABY SHOW, 1-4 p.m. Oct. 20, Grants Pass High School Commons, 830 N.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass, 541-774-3837, 541-210-8631. New and expecting parents enjoy games, prizes, give-aways, refreshments, booths and demonstrations. Free.

Jackson County

LIVING HISTORY TOURS, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 29, Beekman House, 470 E. California St., Jacksonville, 541-245-3650. Costumed docents share insights into the house, the family, the Victoria Era. Final tours of the season. $3-$10 adults, $3-$8 seniors and students.

OKTOBERFEST, noon-6 p.m. Sept. 29, Schoolhaus Brewhaus, 525 Bigham Knoll Drive, Jacksonville, 541-899-1000. Traditional Oktoberfest festivities, including German music, beer and food, games, children's parade.

HISTORY LECTURE SERIES, noon Oct. 3, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, noon, Oct. 10, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-773-6536, 541-774-8679. "What To Do? The 1918 Killer Fly Hits Southern Oregon," the 10th in a year-long history lecture series called "Windows in Time." Free.

"THE TELL-TALE HEART," 1-2 p.m. Oct. 6, Jacksonville Library, 340 W. C St., Jacksonville. Storyteller Christopher Leebrick reads the classic Edgar Allen Poe story and other chilling tales from around the world. Free., for 12 and older.

WINGS AND WINE GALA, 3-7 p.m. Oct. 7, Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland, klamathbird.org. Silent and live auctions, storytelling, music by Eight Dollar Mountain Trio, art exhibit, food, beer, wine. Tickets $75 advance, $85 door.

DOCUMENTARY SCREENING, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Showing of Warren Miller's "Face of Winter," skiers on remote mountain ranges. Tickets $19.

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

ZOMBIE BALL, 8 p.m.-midnight, Sept. 29, Elks Lodge, 749 S.E. Jackson St., Roseburg, 541-784-8430. Costume dance with DJ music, ghouly bags to first 24, contests, no-host barm horror movies, appetizers, games, photo opp, for 21 and over only.Tickets $12 singles, $20 couples.

FALL ANTIQUES SHOW, 10 a.m. -6 p.m. Oct. 13, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 14, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 408-394-3521. Exhibits and vendors, hourly door prizes. Admission $5.

CASINOS

Douglas County

SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. Tattoo Expo, Sept. 28-30; Music in the Courtyard, Fridays and Saturdays through Sept. 29; Thunder From Down Under, Oct. 5; UFC 229, Oct. 6; The Brittney Ride Event, Oct. 12-14; Halloween Spooktacular Dance Party and Costume Contest, Oct. 27; Price is Right Live Stage Show, Nov. 24-25; karaoke, Tuesdays; lounge entertainment, ongloing.

Northern California

RAIN ROCK CASINO, 777 Casino Way, Yreka, California, 530-777-7246.

Portland area

SPIRIT MOUNTAIN CASINO, Grand Ronde, 800-760-7977. One Night in Memphis, Oct. 13; Decadence: A Chocolate Fair, Oct. 20; Skid Row with Slaughter, Nov. 3; Pacific Northwest Tattoo Expo, Nov. 10-12; Super Diamond, a Neil Diamond Tribute, Nov. 17; Civil War Viewing Party, Nov. 23; Jo Koy, Dec. 15; Brian McKnight, Jan. 19; Kevin and Caruso's Magique, March 9; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

Oregon coast

CHINOOK WINDS CASINO, Lincoln City, 888-244-6665. Lance Lipinsky & The Lovers, Sept. 27; Comedy on the Coast, Sept. 28-29; Celebration of Honor, through Sept. 30; Dan & Shay, Oct. 5-6; Comedy on the Coast, Oct. 19-20; Scream Halloween Party, Oct. 27; Comedy on the Coast, Nov. 2-3; Paula Abdul, Nov. 2-3; The Oak Ridge Boys, Dec. 7-8; Comedy on the Coast, Dec. 14-15; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

MILL CASINO, North Bend, 800-953-4800. Johnny Young Band, Sept. 28-29; Oktoberfest, Oct. 13; I Am King: The Michael Jackson Experience, Oct. 27; BOSTXY, Nov. 10; Comedy Night, Wednesdays; Trivia Night, Tuesdays and Thursdays; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

THREE RIVERS CASINO, Florence, 541-997-7529. Olem Alves and Inner Limits, Sept. 28-29; Great White, Oct. 13; Lounge entertainment, ongoing.


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