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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. Oct. 20, Killah Priest of Wu Tang Clan, rap, hip hop, 6 p.m.-midnight, $30 advance (call 541-761-8433), $35 door; Oct. 26, Jimi Hendrix's Night, blues rock, 8:30 p.m.-midnight; Oct. 27, The Misfits of Facebook Halloween Hoedown with DJ Sylva Sol, costume contest, raffles, 8 p.m.-midnight, no cover.

BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. Oct. 20, Paul Turnipseed, jazz, 6-9 p.m.; Oct. 21, Scott Head, classical acoustic, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; Oct. 24, Whiskey Wednesday, with Jesse Kennemer, acoustic guitar, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

CEDARWOOD SALOON, 1345 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-6160. Oct. 19-20 The Rockets, rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Thursdays, open jam, 7-11 p.m. No cover.

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

COCINA 7 TAQUERIA, 132 Blodgett Road, Williams, 541-846-6666. Oct. 20, Jerry Joseph and the Jackmormons, original rock pop, 9 p.m., $15 at, $20 door; 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. 18, Scarecrow Painting, 6:15-9:15 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. Oct. 19-20, Karl and the Raindogs, soul, funk, blues, 8 p.m.- midnight. No cover.

THE HAUL, 121 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4991. Oct. 19, D.on Darox & The Melody Joy Bakers, swampy jazz, dirty blues, 9 p.m.- midnight; Oct. 20, DanceHall: The Season of the Witch, LGBTQI dance, mixer 6-8 p.m., performances 8-9:30 p.m., dance to DJ Lovely, 9:30 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. Oct. 19-20, 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. Oct. Beau Berry Band, classic rock, 7-10 p.m.; Oct. 20, Alison Scull and Victor Martin, acoustic jazz-soul, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

MCGREW'S, 33105 Redwood Highway, O'Brien, 541-596-2202. Oct. 19, Sun Rose, 8:30 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. Oct. 27, The Distilled-Spirit Rebellion, outlaw country, honky tonk, 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. Oct. 19, Gypsy Gillis, rock, blues, 9 p.m.- 1 a.m.; Oct. 20, Beau Berry, classic rock, 9-1 p.m.; Sunday-Wednesdays, karaoke 8 p.m.-2 a.m.; Thursdays, karaoke 3-7 p.m., hip hop DJ Niko, 8 p.m.-2 a.m. No cover.

THE SOUND LOUNGE, 225 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-479-0712. Oct. 18, Alcyon, roots reggae, hip hop, with acoustic, full band and DJ sets, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Oct. 19, Brian Risling and Airtight Alibi, classic blues, rock, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; Oct. 20, DJ For the Wicked, 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m.; Oct. 21, Stingshark, reggae-rock hip hop from Seattle, 8:30-midnight; Oct. 25, Dead End Drive-In and Shoplifter, punk, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

SPEAKEASY TAPROOM & WINE BAR, 208 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-450-4248. Oct. 19, Nick Spurgeon, acoustic guitar and vocals, 8-11 p.m.; Oct. 20, Rogue Rage Duo, Delta blues, 8 p.m. No cover.

TAYLOR'S COUNTRY STORE, 202 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541- 592-5358. Oct. 19, Tim Wallace and Michelle LeComte, jazz, standards, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

THE WHAMMY BAR, 1620 Williams Highway, Grants Pass, 541-479-0910. Oct. 18, open mic jam, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. Oct. 20, Guppy, acoustic Americana, 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. 18, acoustic bluegrass Americana jam session, 6-9 p.m; Tuesdays, Mike Brons, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m.

WOLF CREEK INN, 100 Front St., Wolf Creek, 541-866-2474. Oct. 19, "Time Of Your Life," dinner theater, $30 adults, $12 children, advance reservations; Oct 20, Lovely, acoustic variety, 7-9 p.m.

Jackson County

APPLEGATE RIVER LODGE, 15100 Highway 238, Applegate, 541-761-9353, Oct. 22, Kung Fu, new-funk, $20 advance, $25 door; Oct. 24, McTuff, funk, jazz $12 advance, $15 door; Oct. 31, California Kind, rock, swamp blues, roots, $18 advance, $22 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. 27, Black Blood Ball, metal madness from eight bands for all ages, 6 p.m., $10. Cover charges vary.

BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. Oct. 18, Shybo Torres, acoustic folk, 7-9 p.m.; Oct. 19-20, Charles Guy and Sonido Alegre, flamenco, 8-11 p.m.; Oct. 25, Tim Mitchell Duo, classic rock, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

THE BLACK SHEEP, 51 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6414. Oct. 19, Spike McGuire, singer songwriter from Reno, Buffalo Moses, Americana, John Dough Boys, punk bluegrass, folk-rock, 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. Oct. 20, Hog Wild, classic rock, soul, blues, 8:30 p.m.-midnight; Wednesdays, open mic, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

BRICKROOM, 35 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6030. Oct. 18, The Summit, hip hop, dance, 9 p.m., $5; Oct. 26, Fortunes Folly, alt rock, 9 p.m., $10.; Oct. 27, Slow Corpse, indie rock, 9 p.m., $10.

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. Oct. 19, The Rogue Underground, funk, soul, rock, blues, reggae, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Oct. 20, The Rogue Underground, comedy and karaoke, 8:30 p.m.- 1 a.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays, karaoke, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

CHADWICKS PUB AND SPORTS BAR, 2300 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-770-1234. Oct. 19-20, Comedy Night with opener Gary Jones and headliner Myles Weber, 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. Oct. 18, Doll Pack, 7-10 p.m.; Oct. 19, Blue Lightning, rock, 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; Oct. 20, Rock Candy, rock, 8 p.m.-midnight; Oct. 23, Ashland Blues Society jam with True Reactions, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Oct. 25, Doug and Greg, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

HABANEROS, 142 N. Front St., Medford, 541-779-9770. Oct. 19-20, Ring of Trees, pop rock, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. No cover.

THE HOMESTEAD PUB , 119 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-299-0644. Oct. 20, The Roadsters, classic rock, country, pop, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

HOWIEE'S ON FRONT, 16 N. Front St., Medford, 541-773-5767. Oct. 19, Nick and Shae, pop, soul, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Oct. 20, The John Dough Boys, folk bluegrass, country, punk, 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. Oct. 19, The Spiral Kings, funk soul alternative, 9 p.m.-midnight; Oct. 20, D.on Darox and the Melody Joy Bakers, 9 p.m.-midnight. 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. Oct. 18, When Particles Collide, BoPL; Oct. 19, My Own Black Eye, Shaky Harlots, Phake, Mojo Tribe, Greenstone Trio; Oct. 20, Vomittface, Insanity's Reign, Mistaken Existence, Dead Leslie, Witchcult; Oct. 22, Colly, CDirt. Cover charges vary.

LA BAGUETTE MUSIC CAFE, 340 A St., Ashland, 541-482-0855. Oct. 19, Clark in the Dark/ Cabaret Nouveau, original music, 7-9 p.m.; Oct. 20, Joe Diamond Quartet, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Oct. 24, La Baguette Jazz Jam, 10 a.m.-noon. 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. Oct. 19, Mercy Duo, rock, blues, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. ; Oct. 18, Motorcoat, psychedelic from Portland, 9-11 p.m.; Oct. 19, Martin Ball, electronic alternative, reggae, world fusion, 10 p.m.-midnight; Oct. 20, The Purrs, 8 p.m.-midnight; Oct. 24, Privatized Air, acoustic duo from Washington, 7 p.m.-midnight; Oct. 24, Gus Clark, country, honky tonk, 8-9:30 p.m.; Sundays, Corner Boys, Irish, 6-9 p.m.; Mondays, open mic, 9 p.m. No cover.

OSMO'S ALEHOUSE, 522 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-816-4422. Oct. 20, Homage to fallen Musicians, local musicians pay tribute to those who have died, 6-9 p.m.; Oct. 24, trivia, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

PIER 21, 841 Stewart Ave., Medford, 541-776-3263. 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. 27, Haunted Halloween Party, with costume contests, DJ dance music, 9 p.m.; Oct. 28, Demun Jones, Charlie Farley, country, 6 p.m.-midnight, for 21 and older, $10 advance, $15 door; Tuesdays and Fridays, free line dance lessons, 7-9 p.m., no cover.

SMITHFIELDS PUB & PIES, 23 S. Second St., Ashland, 541-482-7437. 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. Oct. 26, Creekside Strings Fiddle Jam, acoustic music gathering, 5:30-7 p.m., no cover; Oct. 28, Pumpkins & Pints, pumpkin carving, music by Danielle Kelly Soul Project, refreshments to purchase, noon-4 p.m., no cover.

THE TALENT CLUB, 114 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-2721. Oct. 18-19, Jerry Joseph and The Jackmormons, rock pop, 9 p.m.-midnight, $20; Oct. 20, Grateful Bluegrass Boys, bluegrass versions of classic rock songs, 9 p.m.-midnight, $15; Oct. 25, Object Heavy, progressive rock-soul-R&B, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10; Oct. 27, Quick and Easy Boys, rock from Portland, with 100 Watt Mind opening, 9 p.m.-midnight, $15.

THE TOP, 23 S. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-5055. Sundays, karaoke, 9 p.m.-2:30 a.m.; Tuesdays, bingo, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

WALKABOUT BREWING, 921 Mason Way, Medford, 541-734-4677. Oct. 20, Rickishane, rock, 6-8 p.m.; Oct. 25, Slash Bash Pumpkin Carve, pumpkin carving contest with prizes, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

WILD GOOSE CAFE & BAR, 2365 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-488- 4103. Oct. 18, Gayle Wilson Trio, 7-10 p.m.; Oct. 19, karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Oct. 20, karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Oct. 21, Jim Quinby, 6-8 p.m., Little Thom's open mic, 8-11 p.m.; Oct. 22, The Antelopers, 7-10 p.m.; Oct. 23, Donna Bishop and Beau Berry, 8-11 p.m.; Oct. 24, Waking Hazel, 7-10 p.m.; Oct. 25, Sage Meadows, 7-10 p.m. No cover.


Josephine County

SCHMIDT FAMILY VINEYARDS, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9985. Oct. 19, Lady & The Tramp, standards, blues, 5-8 p.m. No cover.

TROON VINEYARD, 1475 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9900. Nov. 10-11, Wine Club Release Party, noon-5 p.m., with appetizers and music by David Modica, 1-4 p.m.

Jackson County

BELLE FIORE WINERY, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland, 541-552-4900. Oct. 18, Jeff and Jeffri, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-8 p.m.; Oct. 19, Bishop Mayfield and Friends; R&B, blues, funk, 6-8 p.m.; Oct. 20, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5-7 p.m.; Oct. 21, David Cahalan, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5-7 p.m.; 5-7 p.m.; Oct. 24, Tim Church jazz, classical, Brazilian Broadway, 5-7 p.m.; Oct. 25, Dayton Mayson, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

GRIZZLY PEAK WINERY, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland, 541-482-5700. Oct. 18, Matt Goodrich and Friends, tribute to Claude Debussy, 7-9 p.m., $10-$20; Oct. 19, Teresa Storch, Americana jazz-folk, 7-9 p.m., $15; Oct. 21, Lovebite, R&B, jazz, folk and rock with Jeff Pevar, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $30 advance, $35 door, at, benefits Children's Advocacy Center.

KRISELLE CELLARS, 12956 Modoc Road, White City, 541-830-8466. Oct. 27, Rick Millward and Nicole Dahl, classic rock, 1-4 p.m . No cover.

PASCHAL WINERY, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-535-7957. Oct. 19, Bob Rawlings and The Ed Dunsavage Trio, jazz, 7-9:30 p.m., $10-$25, advance,; Oct. 20, winemakers dinner, 7 p.m., $50, advance reservations; Oct. 21, Jeff Stanley, acoustic guitar and vocals, 4-6 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. Oct. 19, Jennifer Davis and Shae Celine with The Lost Boys, music of Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin and Chaka Khan, 6-8 p.m., $5-$7; Oct. 20. Trunk or Treat, trick-or-treat from decorated car trunks, 1-4 p.m., $5 per person or $15 per family; Oct. 21, Roxy in the Round Songwriter Showcase, 3-5 p.m., no cover.; Oct. 24, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop duo, 6-8 p.m.

SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. Oct. 19, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-8 p.m.; Oct.20, Giantess, roots blues, funk, soul, rock, 6-8 p.m.; Oct. 24, Jared Gutridge, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-8 p.m. No cover.


Josephine County

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.

COMMUNITY DRUMMING CIRCLE 6-7 p.m. Oct. 19, Applegate Library, 18485 N. Applegate Road, Applegate. Open to the public; bring a drum if you have one. Free.

ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONY, 3 p.m. Oct. 21, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, 541-708-6400, Violist Robert Diaz joins the orchestra to play Jandali's viola concerto, plus works by Brahms and Beethoven. $15, $22, $30, $37, $45.

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, for all ages. $33 general, $43, $53 reserved.

HENRY ROLLINS, 8 p.m. Oct. 23, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, Punk rock, alt rock, alt indie, for 21 and older only. $38 general, $48, $58 reserved, $183 VIP meet-and-greet.

PAVLO, 8 p.m. Oct. 25, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, Guitarist blends flamenco, Latin, pop, jazz, Mediterranean, folk, for all ages. $35, reserved main floor, general admission balcony.

HELL'S BELLES, 8 p.m. Oct. 26, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, All-female tribute band, for 21 and older only. $20.

3 RIVERS CHORALE, 6 p.m. Oct. 27, Grants Pass Golf Club, Grants Pass, 541-592-2981. "In the Spotlight: Songs From the Stage," with solos, duets, small ensembles and full choir. $30, includes buffet dinner; advance tickets only at Oregon Books.

THREE RIVERS COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA, 7 p.m. Oct. 27, Newman United Methodist Church, 132 N.E. B St., Grants Pass. "Music for the heart and Soul," with selections from Haydn, Strauss, Elgar and medley from "Grease" and "Mamma Mia." Admission by donation, with half the proceeds going to Josephine County Food Bank.

ORCHAPALOOZA, 7 p.m. Oct. 27, Grants Passs High School Commons, 830 N.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass. Music by Grants Pass High School orchestras, with dessert. $10 general, $5 students and seniors, free for elementary school kids and younger.

FIVE SAX, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-479-2199, Modern saxophone quintet performs repertoire rooted in classical music, with influences of American jazz, South American Latin styles and European folk. Tickets by series subscription only, $70 adults, $150 families. Call or go online for availability.

BELLS OF GRANTS PASS, 4 p.m. Nov. 3, St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Fifth Street and Evelyn Avenue, Grants Pass, 54-761-2899."Down Memory Lane" program features music from the past. Free.

OMIZA RIVER, 4 p.m. Nov. 4, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 129 N.W. E St., Grants Pass, 541-476-5600. Singer-songwriter duo leads service of gratitude, grace and taking time in the holiday season, with original nourishing songs and mantras for support and levity. $10 donation at the door.

ROCK CONCERT, 6-11 p.m. Nov. 4, Eaden Ballroom, 2244 S.W. K St., Grants Pass. Music by I'm a Lion, I'm a Wolf, indie; Dearheart, post-emo from Seattle; Southwest Royal, soda pop punk,. $5.

SCRATCHDOG STRINGBAND, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557. Innovative bluegrass from Portland. Tickets $15.

Jackson County

SIMRIT, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Oct. 18, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N., Ashland, 541-482-3776. Sacred chant, hypnotic groove. Tickets at

"WOODY GUTHRIE AND THE SOUL OF AMERICA," 1-2 p.m. Oct. 19, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford. Tim Holt shares life story of Woody Guthrie, leads sing-along of his music. Free.

"THE SONGCATCHERS: JOHN AND ALAN LOMAX AND THE SEARCH FOR AMERICAN ROOTS MUSIC," 3-4 p.m. Oct. 19, Rogue River Library, 412 E. Main St., Rogue River. Tim Holt shares music from American folk culture. Free.

THE SOUND OF A DRY MARTINI, 7 p.m. Oct. 19, Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-488-3869, 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.

ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONY, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland; 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-708-6400, Violist Robert Diaz joins the orchestra to play Jandali's viola concerto, plus works by Brahms and Beethoven. $15-$60, Ashland; $15-$53 Medford.

"RAMBLIN' ROUND: SONGS OF THE OPEN ROAD," 2:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 20, Eagle Point Library, 239 W. Main St. Eagle Point. Tim Holt performs music of Tom Paxton, Utah Phillips, Woody Guthrie and others. Free.

ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONIC BAND, 7 p.m. Oct. 21, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, "Deathly Hal;lows" Halloween program features music by Grieg, Rimsky-Korsakov, Wagner and music from "Harry Potter," "Beauty and the Beast," "The Wiz" and "Oklahoma." $12 adults, $10 seniors, $8 students, free for those who come in costume.

MICHAEL BROWN, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26, 3 p.m. Oct. 27, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6154, Pianist-composer performs music of Bernstein, Copland, Ravel, Chopin, Bartok and originals. $35-$53, with discounts for full-time students, Oregon Trail Card holders and those 19-35.

SOUTHERN OREGON REPERTORY SINGERS, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27, 3 p.m. Oct. 28, Southern Oregon University Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-0900, "Among Angels" program features music by Will Todd, Paul Mealor and Eric Whitacre and folks songs from Africa. Tickets $27 and $33, $5 for Oregon Trail Card holders.

LUCIA MICARELLI, 7 p.m. Oct. 28, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, Violinist performs blend of musical genres. $33, $35, $38 adults, $10 youth and students.

SATSANG, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Oct. 28, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N., Ashland, 541-482-3776. Power trio blends soul, folk-rock, hip hop, for all ages. $15 advance, $20 door; at

COLT FORD, 8 p.m., Nov. 1, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, Country rap, for all ages. $25-$30; tickets at Magic Man, Music Copp and online.

JEROME ROSE, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, Pianist performs for the Tutunov Piano Series. Tickets $20, free for full-time students.

OREGON OLD TIME FIDDLERS, 1-3 p.m. Nov. 3, Eagle Point Grange, 5 s. Shasta Ave., Eagle Point, 541-779-8145. Acoustic musicians of all ages. Admission by donation.

LISA KOCH, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3, Havurah Shir Hadash, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 800-838-3006, Seattle singer-comedian performs quirky songs and lots of laughs. Tickets $18 advance (by phone or online), $20 at the door.

TWIDDLE, 8 p.m., Nov. 6, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, High-def shred blends jazz, classical, bluegrass, reggae and funk, for all ages, $18 advance, $22 door; tickets at Immortal Spirits in Medford, Music Coop in Ashland.

RUSSIAN STRING ORCHESTRA, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9, , SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6154, Stringplayers from Russia perform works by Elgar, Bekmambetov, Dvoark. $35-$53, with discounts for full-time students, Oregon Trail Card holders and those 19-35.

Douglas County

FLAMENCO PACIFICO DUO, 3 p.m. Oct. 21, Centerstage Theatre, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-4691. Flamenco guitarists play original modern flamenco compositions. $17.

FACULTY VOICE RECITAL, 3-5 p.m. Oct. 28, Whipple Fine Arts Centerstage Theatre, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-4691. Faculty members perform. Free.


Josephine County

"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, 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.

POPOVICH COMEDY PET THEATER, 8 p.m. Oct. 27, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, Dogs, cats, parrots and other performing pets, for all ages. $25 general admission adults, $22 general admission children and seniors.

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

ASHLAND NEW PLAYS FESTIVAL, through Nov. 21, Unitarian Center, 87 Fourth St., Ashland, Dramatic readings and evening performances of works by local playwrights. Oct. 18: 7:30 p.m.; Oct. 19: 1:30 and 7:30 p.m.; Oct. 20, 9 a.m., 1:30 and 7:30 p.m.; Oct. 21, 3 p.m. Tickets $20.

"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, Five college students accidentally unleash an evil force that turns them into Deadites, set to a rock-based 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, 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, New, original R-rated puppet horror musical cyberpunk comedy odyssey. $10 advance, through

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

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

"DON'T TELL JANE," 1:30 p.m. Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28 and Nov. 4, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055, Reading of a comedy in which the Bennett sisters from Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" encounter a vampire. $5 available one hour before each performance.

OREGON SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, through Oct. 28, Ashland, 541-482-4331, The 2018 season ends with "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.

"WALTER CRONKITE IS DEAD," 8 p.m. Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Oct. 28-Nov. 18, plus 2 p.m. Nov. 10, Ashland Community Center, 59 Winburn Way, Ashland, ashlandcontemporarytheatre,org. Two women of opposite political stripes are stranded together at an airport and shape their ideas on community, culture and motherhood. Tickets $18, at Paddington Station in Ashland, Grocery Outlet in Medford, online and at the door.

HAUNTED ILLUSIONS WITH DAVID CASERTA, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, Illusionist offers magical evening. $33, $35, $38 adults, $22, $25, $28 youth and students 22 and younger.

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

"NEVERLAND — THE STORY OF HOW PETER BECAME PAN, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, Musical about J.M. Barrie's creation of Peter Pan. $60, $72, $78.

"BLOOD WEDDING," 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1-18, Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland, 541-415-0394, bride-to-be's upcoming wedding is jeopardized by the arrival of her former lover, resulting in a clash of values, wills and old grudges. $15 general, $12 seniors, $10 students; Oct. 31 preview is half-off for those who arrive in costume.

"SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS," 8 p.m. Nov. 1-3, Nov. 8-9, 2 and 8 p.m. Nov. 10, 2 p.m. Nov. 11, Black Box Theatre, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, 541-552-6348, Spiritual seekers confront their inner demons during a silent retreat and find their vow of silence at odds with their need to connect. $20 general, $15 seniors, $5 students.

"INTO THE WOODS," 8 p.m. Nov. 1-3, Nov. 8-10, Nov. 15-16, 2 and 8 p.m. Nov. 17, 2 p.m. Nov. 18, 2 p.m. Nov. 11, Main Stage Theatre, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, 541-552-6348, A cavalcade of fractured fairy tales set to music by Stephen Sondheim, answers the question about happily ever after. $20 general, $15 seniors, $5 students.

THE SECOND CITY — MADE IN AMERICA, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, Comedy improv and satire on the nation's peculiarities and foibles. $32, $35, $38.

"PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE," 8 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through Nov. 11, 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.

Douglas County

"THE ROCKY HORROR DINNER SHOW," 6:30 p.m. Oct. 25-27, 4 p.m. Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31, The Grand Victorian Theatre, 828 N. Old Pacific Highway, Myrtle Creek, 541-863-5000, A newly engaged couple are stranded in the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter. $45 Oct. 25-28, $50 Oct. 31, with costume contest for cash prizes.


Josephine County

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.

W.I.L.D. — WILDERNESS INTEGRATED LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT, 1-4 p.m. 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.

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.

YOUNG MASTER GARDENERS, 11:30 a.m.-noon and 3-4 p.m. Nov. 14, Josephine Community Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. Kids learn all about flower bulbs. Free; morning program for 5 and younger, afternoon for 6 and older.

Jackson County

KID TIME CHILDREN'S MUSEUM, 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 Events: International Observe the Moon Night, 7 p.m. Oct. 20. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday; admission $10-$12, free for kids under 2; admission $2 every first Sunday.


Josephine County

FIRST FRIDAY LIVE, 5-9 p.m. Nov. 2 downtown Grants Pass, 541-450-6180, Local galleries and businesses hold receptions for art viewers. Free.

ART IN THE COMMUNITY, members of the Josephine County Artists' Association show their paintings. For October: winners of the Josephine County Artists Association membership show, at US Bank, 400 S.W. Sixth St.

BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. Painted wine barrels and landscape wall art by Paula Guzzo, through October.

GALLERY ONE AT THE MUSEUM, 229-B S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1218. Paintings by Kristen O'Neill, through Oct. 30.

GLASS FORGE GALLERY AND STUDIO, 501 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-955-0815. Still lifes and airplane paintings by Dave Stempson, a colorblind artist, through October.

GRANTS PASS MUSEUM OF ART, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. "All the Love We Cannot See," work by Allen Smith, through Nov. 9.

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.

MY LITTLE CORNER CAFE, 130 S.E. G St., Grants Pass. "Refraction," paintings on custom-shaped panels by Paul Silas Trapp, through Oct. 27.

PAIN 2 PERFORMANCE, 111 S.E. G St., Grants Pass, 541-916-8350. Pastoral landscape paintings of the Pacific Northwest by Louise Young, through October.

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.

UNTITLED 2.0, 119 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, "iMind," iconography overlapping the energy of mond and clouds, by Claudia Marchini , through October.

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, through Dec. 6.

Jackson County

THIRD FRIDAY ART WALK, 5-8 p.m. Oct. 19, throughout Medford. Local galleries and businesses hold receptions for art viewers. Free.

ASHLAND GALLERY WALK, 5-8 p.m. Nov. 2 downtown Ashland, 541-488-8430, 877-PLAN-ART. Artists' receptions at downtown galleries.

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. "Mountains and More," paintings by Grants Pass artist Carla Griffin, through Oct. 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. "Bewitched and Beguiled," a Halloween exhibit, by gallery artists, through Oct. 28.

ART SALON, 2 p.m. Oct. 28, 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. 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. "When Women Were Birds," by Marcy Greene, "Imagining Autum," by Linda Dixon, through October, plus work by gallery artists, ongoing.

ASHLAND ART WORKS, 291 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-4735. "Rogue Valley Views," new oil paintings by Michael Gibson and woodworking and furniture by John Weston, through October.

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," imperfect photographs by Lindee Newman; "Treasures of the Backroom," found objects curated by Madeleine Farmer and Paige Gerhard; "The Tiny Art Show," work 3-by-3 inches or smaller by SOU students, alumni and community members; "Social Conscience," paintings and mixed media by Sam Marroquin; "Altered Exposure," cyanotype with beaded and embroidered embellishments by Anna McGrath, through Oct. 25.

EDENVALE ENOTECA, 17 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-3377. Art by Christian Gonda, through October.

GALLERIE KARON, 500 A St., Ashland, 541-482-9008. "Faces: Hidden and Revealed,"masks, puppets and portraits by Robert Paulmenn, Pam Danielle, Brooks Garden Haunschild, Robert LeVitt and others, through October.

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

HANSON HOWARD GALLERY, 89 Oak St. Ashland, 541-488-2562. "Dialogue with the Anthropocene," paintings by Claire Duncan that shine a light on environmental concerns, through Oct. 30.

HOUSTON'S CUSTOM FRAMING AND FINE ART, 280 E. Hersey St., Ashland, 541-482-1983. Gallery artist group show, with work by Thomas Houston, Russell Chatham, Stephen McMillan and others, through October.

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. Landscapes by Leif Trygg, through October.

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

ROGUE GALLERY, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, 541-772-8118. "What is the Question,"dreamlike landscape photographs by Lewis Anderson and Darcie Sternenberg, through Nov. 2; "Southern Oregon Impressions," pastel and watercolor paintings by Marilyn Hurst, through Nov. 16; 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, "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, through Jan. 5.

SHEPHERD'S DREAM, 629 A St., Ashland, 541-708-5439. Acrylics on canvas by Linda Dixon, through October.

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 Jaffee, through October.

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.


Josephine County

BOOK SALE, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 20, Sixth and D streets, next to the Rogue Reader, Grants Pass, 541-476-3132, Books of all genres, sold by donation to benefit the Literacy Council for Josephine County.

BOOK SIGNING, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 27, Oregon Books & Games, 150 N.E. E St., Grants Pass, 541-476-3132. David Robbins presents his novels of dystopian worlds of monsters, werewolves, demonic curses and evil.

AUTHOR INNOVATIVE MARKETING, 2:30-4 p.m. Nov. 6, 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.

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

CHRISTIAN WRITERS SUPPORT GROUP, noon-1 p.m. Nov. 13, All the World Christian Center, 237 S.E. G St., Grants Pass (use door between the cleaners and the church), 541-441-4907, Writers share their writing. No membership fee, 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

POETRY READING, 7 p.m. Oct. 18, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. The poetry of Chris Anderson and Steve Diffenbacher. 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.

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m. Oct. 25, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Mark Gibson presents his book "How to Find Love Through Online Dating." Free.

WRITERS GUILD OF ROGUE RIVER, 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 27, 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. Oct. 29, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Catie Faryl presents her new art card deck, images and commentary on the 21st century, "Digging Out From the Dirty Decades." 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.

BOOKS@NOON, noon-1 p.m. Nov. 6 Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group.

PHOENIX LIBRARY BOOK CLUB, 2 p.m. Nov. 8, Phoenix Library, 510 W. First St., Phoenix, 541-535-7090. Book discussion group reads books bout Napoleon. Free.

MEDFORD LIBRARY BOOK CHAT, 5:30 p.m Nov. 13, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6415. Book group reads "Alan Turing: the Enigma" by Andrew Hodges. Free.


Josephine County

HARVEST FESTIVAL, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 20, New Hope Christian School, 5961 New Hope Road, Grants Pass, 541-476-4588. Games, vendors, candy, food. Free admission.

ACORN FESTIVAL, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 20, Selma Community and Education Center, 18255 Redwood Highway, Selma. Hands-on activities, displays and vendors, scarecrow contest, potluck of acorn dishes from around the world.

FALL FAMILY FESTIVAL, 1-4 p.m. Oct. 20, Grants Pass Family YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-474-0001. Inflatable obstacle course, Wibit, bounce castle, rock climbing, dodgeball pit, recreational swimming, snow cones. Free.

ROGUE WINTERFEST, Nov. 29-Dec. 3, Bear Hotel, 2101 N.E. Spalding Ave., Grants Pass, 541-890-5472, Holiday spectacle that raises money for children, adults and families with mental health needs in Josephine County. Events are: Gala and Grand Auction (5 p.m. Nov. 29, sold out); Golden Social (1-4 p.m., Nov. 30, $5 advance); Weekend Holiday Events (10 a.m.-4 p.m., Dec. 1-2, $3-$5, at the door); Culinary Christmas Classic and Silent Auction (6 p.m., Dec. 3, $65 advance).

Josephine County

CONSCIOUS LIVING FAIR, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 27, Ashland Hills Hotel, Ashland, 541-450-0781. Ancient wisdom, new technology for body, mind, spirit, healing practitioners and practices, from massage and sound healing to naturopath and medicinal cannabis, speakers and presentations. Admission $5.

WILD & SCENIC FILM FESTIVAL, 5-9 p.m. Nov. 9, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, Happy hour and silent auction (5 p.m.), presentations and films about nature, conservation, activism, environmental justice (6 p.m.). $20 general, $15 students, $10 children, $59, includes membership, pint glass and drink ticket.

Douglas County

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


Josephine County

DEAD AND BREAKFAST HAUNTED HOUSE , 6-9 p.m. Oct. 18, 6-11 p.m. Oct. 19-20, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 25, 6-11 p.m. Oct. 26-27, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 30, 6 p.m.-midnight Oct. 31, Grants Pass Shopping Center near Halloween City. Tour through spooky bed and breakfast. $4 on Oct. 18, $5 all other days.

FRIGHTMARE THEATRE, 5:30-9 p.m. 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.

PARANORMAL EXPERIENCE, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Oct. 19-20, Oct. 26, Oct. 31, Wolf Creek Inn, 100 Front St., Wolf Creek, 541-866-2474. Professional mediums with ghost-hunting equipment lead ghost hunters a search for spooks. $75 for adults, includes light snack; reservations required.

HOWL-O-WEEN WEEKEND, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 20-21, Wildlife Images, 11845 Lower River Road, Grants Pass, 541-476-0222. Costume contest for all ages, Halloween-themed crafts, trick-or-treating, scavenger hunt. Free with admission fee $7-$14.

RIVERSIDE PUMPKIN PATCH, 2:30-5:30 p.m. Oct. 25, Riverside Elementary School, 1200 S.E. Harvey Drive, Grants Pass, Pumpkins and concessions for sale, free petting zoo, free crafts and games, free hay rides.

HAUNTED HOUSE, 6:30 and 7:30 p.m Oct. 27, Wolf Creek Inn, 100 Front St., Wolf Creek, 541-866-2474. Not-so-scary option for kids (6:30 p.m.), Haunted House of Screams for adults (7:30 p.m.). $4 for 15 and younger, $6 adults; reservations requested.

HOWL-O-WEEN PARTY, 7-11 p.m. Oct. 27, Floral Building, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-479-5154. Adults-only costume bash, with prize for best costume, music by Blue Lightning, food. $30 per person; benefits Rogue Valley Humane Society.

IV HAUNT, 7-10 p.m. Oct. 27-28, Oct. 31, Jubilee Park, Cave Junction. Haunted house with themed rooms. $5 for 10 and older, free for kids under 10; "monster repellant" available for little ones. Community trunk-or-treat set for Halloween night.

HAUNTED CORN MAZE, 7-10 p.m. Oct. 26-27, Oct. 30-31, Fort Vannoy Farms, 5791 Lower River Road, Grants Pass, 541-479-3765. 8-acre corn maze with spooky elements. $12.

FALL FAMILY FESTIVAL, 5-8 p.m. Oct. 31, River Valley Church, 405 N.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-476-7761. Bounce houses, game books, cake walk, petting zoo, face painting, candy and snacks. Free; fee for meals, souvenir pictures,

FALL HARVEST FESTIVAL, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, through Oct. 31, Fort Vannoy Farms, 5791 Lower River Road, Grants Pass, 541-479-3765. Hayrides, pumpkin patch (37 cents per pound), pumpkin chunker ($6), cannon blaster ($6), cow train ($6), monster truck rides ($6), 8-acre corn maze ($6), old-time tractors, hay pyramid, hay maze, duck races, zip lines ($12, weekends), bounce house ($6, weekends), vendors and food concessions (weekends).

SAFE HALLOWEEN, 3-5 p.m. Oct. 31, downtown Grants Pass. Kids go trick-or-treating at downtown businesses. Free.

TRICK OR TREATING, 4-6 p.m. Oct. 31, Rogue Valley Retirement, 1001 N.E. A St., Grants Pass, 541-479-6400. Children in costume invited to candy give-away. 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.

Jackson County

THE NIGHTMARE CHAMBER, 7-10 p.m. Oct. 18-21, Oct. 26-31, Nov. 2-3, Randall Theatre, 10 E. Third St., Medford, High-scare, horror-based haunt, with special effects, with the theme "Evil Dead: Endless Nightmare." Admission $12; $2 off tickets available at all Magic Man Fun Shops.

HAUNTED HOUSE AND GRAVEYARD, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Oct. 19-20, Oct. 26-27, Oct. 31, Gold Hill Museum, 504 First Ave., Gold Hill, 541-855-1182. Two-story haunted house and bake sale. $1-$5.

HAUNTED FIELD WALK, 7-9 p.m. Oct. 20-21, 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.

HAUNTED ILLUSIONS WITH DAVID CASERTA, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, Illusionist offers magical evening. $33, $35, $38 adults, $22, $25, $28 youth and students 22 and younger.

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.

HALLOWEEN FUN WITH RUM TUM MUSIC, 3-3:30 p.m. Oct. 31, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6451. Music for all ages, costumes encouraged.

SPOOKADELIC HALLOWEEN FUNKTACULAR, 9 p.m., Oct. 31, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, Funky dance party, with Monophonics, Tiffany Wilson, DJ music, for 21 and older. $30; tickets at Music Coop Ashland, Immortal Spirits Medford and online.

Douglas County

ZOOBILEE, 5-8 p.m. Oct. 26-27, Wildlife Safari, 1790 Safari Road, Winston, 541-679-6761, ext. 200. Trick-or-treating, nighttime drive-through, snacks, cake walk, animal shows. $8.


Josephine County

VALLEY GIRLS QUILT SHOW, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 19-20, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 21, Illinois Valley Senior Center, 520 E. River St., Cave Junction, 541-592-6472. More than 100 quilts on display, country store, games and door prizes, opportunity quilt raffle, food concessions. Admission $3; benefits IV Youth Soccer Club, IV Boys & Girls Club, IV Little League Baseball.

KITCHEN TOUR, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Oct. 20, Grants Pass area, 541-226-2194, Self-guided tours of six area kitchens, two newly built, one upgrade, three remodels. Bazaar with handcrafted wares, teas room, raffle baskets, silent auction held all day at Newman United Methodist Church, 132 N.E. B St. Tickets $20; sold at Kitchen Company, Oregon Books, and at the bazaar the day of the event.

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.

READAPALOOZA, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 20, 4-6 p.m. Oct. 20, 1-4 p.m. Oct. 21, Grants Pass Branch Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. Storytime celebration (10 a.m.-4 p.m.) with crafts and activities, pumpkin give-away;hands-on cooking class on "Making Food Fun for Kids" (4-6 p.m.); plot planning party for national novel writing month (4-6 p.m.); Community Read-Aloud (1-4 p.m.) Free.

BUNCO FUNDRAISER, 12:30 p.m. Oct. 21, old Merlin School, Merlin-Galice Road, across from Shell Station, Merlin, 541-476-1312. Games, prizes, food and beverages. $20 per person; benefits the Grants Pass Emblem Club. Make reservations.

FIBERMANIA — CELEBRATING NATURAL FIBERS, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 27, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 28, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-821-8071, Artisans and vendors showcase their artwork and wearables made from animal and plant fibers, demonstrations, fiber arts gathering circle to watch artists at work. Free admission.

CHRISTMAS IN OCTOBER, 6 p.m.-midnight Oct. 27, Grants Pass/Merlin Moose Lodge, 220 Merlin Ave., Merlin, 541-474-2833. Christmas buffet dinner (6 p.m.), dance music by The Roadsters (8 p.m.). $12 for dinner and music, $5 for music only; bring an unwrapped gift for a child 8-12 and get $5 off the dinner cost.

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.

Jackson County

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

JURASSIC QUEST, 3-8 p.m. Oct. 19, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Oct. 20-21, Jackson County Expo, Central; Point, More than 100 dinosaurs, rideable dinosaurs, science, fossil and paleontology stations, fossil digs, interactive dinosaur exhibits, crafts, games, green screen photography, $20 adults and kids, $18 seniors, $34 kids VIP; available in advance online.

BRITISH CAR CLUB CAR SHOW, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 20, New Beginnings Church, 270 W. Evans Creek Road, Rogue River, 541-621-5505. Car display, historical club display, original art by Jeff Jildreth. $10 car entry, free for spectators.

CELEBRATION OF THE MIND GATHERING, 1-3 p.,m. Oct. 20, Ruch Library, 7919 Highway 238, Ruch, 541-734-3916. Puzzles, games, math, magic, art and more in honor of mathematician Martin Gardner and his interest in recreational mathematics. Free.

PUTTIN' ON THE GLITZ, 5 p.m. Oct. 20, Rogue Valley Country Club, 2660 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-772-8118. Cocktails, dinner, silent and live auctions, music by Band du Pays, to benefit Rogue Gallery. Tickets $65 singles, $130 couples.

CELEBRATE COMMUNITY MEDIA, 7-9 p.m. Oct. 20, Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland, 541-841-8341. Music, snacks, meet-and-greet with volunteers and crew from KSKQ Community Radio. Free.

INTERNATIONAL OBSERVE THE MOON NIGHT, 7-9 p.m. Oct. 20, ScienceWorks, 1500 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6767. Experts from Southern Oregon Skywatchers provide telescopes for a guided tour of the moon, planets and other celestial objects. Free.

VICTORIAN MOURNING CUSTOMS, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 20-21, Beekman House, 470 E. California St., Jacksonville, 541-245-3650. Home tours with talks about Victorian mourning etiquette for decor, clothing, funerals, behavior, superstitions. $5.

FALL ANTIQUES & VINTAGE SALE, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 20, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 21, Medford Armory, 1701 S. Pacific Highway, Medford, 530-241-3063. Vendors, demonstrations, antique evaluation and identification, quilters guilds. Admission $6.

ULTIMATE BRIDAL SHOW, 5-8 p.m. Oct. 26, 10 a.m. -4 p.m. Oct. 27, Jackson County Expo, Central Point, More than 50 wedding professionals with ideas, samples, prizes and give-aways, tastings, vendors. Friday for registered VIPs only $8-$10; Saturday is general admission, $4-$5.

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.

OREGON QUILTERS PROJECT QUILT SHOW, 5-7 p.m. Nov. 1, Southern Oregon Historical Society History Center, 106 N. Central Ave., Medford, 541-488-8395. Historic quilts documented in the National Quilt Index. Free admission, suggested $5 donation.

SALMON RUN CLUSTER DOG SHOWS, 9 a.m. Nov. 1-4, Jackson County Expo, Central Point, 541-479-9694. Four days of obedience and rally trials for both purebred and mixed breed dogs. Free for spectators.

HISTORY LECTURE SERIES, noon Nov. 7, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, noon, Nov. 14, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-773-6536, 541-774-8679. "Oregon Outcast, John Beeson: Indian Rights Activist," the 11th in a year-long history lecture series called "Windows in Time." Free.


Douglas County

SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. Halloween Spooktacular Dance Party and Costume Contest, Oct. 27; Price is Right Live Stage Show, Nov. 24-25; karaoke, Tuesdays; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

Northern California

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

Portland area

SPIRIT MOUNTAIN CASINO, Grand Ronde, 800-760-7977. 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. Comedy on the Coast, Oct. 19-20; Scream Halloween Party, Oct. 27; Comedy on the Coast, Nov. 2-3; Paula Abdul, Nov. 2-3; Williams & Ree, Nov. 17; The Oak Ridge Boys, Dec. 7-8; Comedy on the Coast, Dec. 14-15; Josh Turner, Jan. 18-19; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

MILL CASINO, North Bend, 800-953-4800. I Am King: The Michael Jackson Experience, Oct. 27; BOSTXY, Nov. 10; Festival of Trees, Dec. 4; Comedy Night, Wednesdays; Trivia Night, Tuesdays and Thursdays; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

THREE RIVERS CASINO, Florence, 541-997-7529. Paul Reiser, Nov. 10; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

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