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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.

BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. Nov. 18, David Modica, acoustic guitar, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; Nov. 21, Whiskey Wednesday, with Jesse Kennemer, acoustic guitar, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

CEDARWOOD SALOON, 1345 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-6160. Nov. 16-17, Noisy Neighbor, 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. 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. Nov. 15, Whiskey Education Tasting, 5:30-7 p.m.; 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. Nov. 16, TBA, 8 p.m.-midnight; Nov. 17, Worlds Least Dangerous Band, contemporary party music, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

THE HAUL, 121 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4991. Nov. 17, Troll, doom metal, stoner rock from Portland, with Forest, heavy metal from Southern Oregon, 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. Nov. 16-17, live music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

THE LAUGHING CLAM, 121 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1110. Nov. 16, Broadway Phil and the Shouters, harmonica-driven rock and blues, 7-10 p.m.; Nov. 17, The Elevators, eclectic covers, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

MCGREW'S, 33105 Redwood Highway, O'Brien, 541-596-2202. Nov. 16, Rosie Whittman and Dawna Crocker, acoustic singer songwriters, 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. Nov. 17, Safara Butunga, African drums, 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. Nov. 16-17, Ripple Effect, classic rock covers, 9 p.m. -1 a.m.; Sunday-Wednesday, 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. Nov. 15, Ladies night with DJ FINaTTIK, 9 p.m.-midnight; Nov. 16, The Rogue Underground, funk, soul, blues, rock, reggae, p.m.- 12:30 a.m.; Nov. 17, For the Wicked DJ Night, 10 p.m.-2 a.m.; Nov. 18, Elena Leona Carbajal, hip hop, soul, acoustic, 9 p.m.-midnight; Nov. 23, Brother Angus, bagpipes, with contemporary music, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; Nov. 24, Brenboy with DJ Fluffy, rap, hip hop, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., $10.; Nov. 25, Doug Warner and Greg Frederick, singer songwriters, 8 -10 p.m.; Nov. 29, Burlesque Bingo with Feast for a Queen theme, 7-9 p.m., $5, with DJ FINaTTIK, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover, unless noted.

TAYLOR'S COUNTRY STORE, 202 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541- 592-5358. Nov. 16, Wiz Krissa, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5:30-8:30 p.m.; No cover.

THE WHAMMY BAR, 1620 Williams Highway, Grants Pass, 541-479-0910. Nov. 15, open mic jam, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. Nov. 16, Jay Barley, 6-9 p.m.; Nov. 17, 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. Nov. 15, acoustic bluegrass Americana jam, 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. Nov. 17, Taylor Bennet, violin, classical to contemporary, 6-8:30 p.m. No cover.

Jackson County

BAMBOO ROOM AT KING WAH'S, 1182 Court St., Medford, 541-772-1820. Nov. 11, Neck of the Woods, Pound, Undertows, 7-10 p.m., all ages show until 10 p.m., $5.; Nov. 13, Atriarch, Vouna, Exilansis, 7-10 p.m., all ages show until 10 p.m., $5.

BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. Nov. 15, Doug Warner, acoustic, 7-9 p.m.; Nov. 16, The Young Kidz, 8-11 p.m.; Nov. 17, Bustin Out, 8-11 p.m.; Nov. 22, Adam Gabriel, acoustic, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

THE BLACK SHEEP, 51 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6414. Nov. 16, Robbie Dacosta Trio, blues, 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. Nov. 17, Saucy, rock, funk, R&B, disco, 8:30 p.m.-midnight; Wednesdays, open mic, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

BRICKROOM, 35 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6030. Nov. 15, The Summit, hip hop, dance, 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. Nov. 16, Dusty Jones and the Devils High Society, blues, R&B, funk, rock, 9 p.m.-midnight; Tuesdays and Thursdays, karaoke, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

CHADWICKS PUB AND SPORTS BAR, 2300 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-770-1234. Nov. 16-17, Comedy Night with opener Taylor Clark and headliner Murray Valeriano, 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. Nov. 15, bachata class, 8- p.m., social dance, 8:30-10:30 p.m., $7; Nov. 17, Hog Wild, rock, 8 p.m.; Nov. 20, Southern Oregon Jazz Orchestra, swing, big band, 7-9 p.m. No cover, unless noted.

HABANEROS, 142 N. Front St., Medford, 541-779-9770. Nov. 17, Latino Night, with DJ Coco, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover,

HEARSAY, 40 S. First St., Ashland, 541-625-0505. Nov. 16, Danielle Kelly Jazz Project, jazz, blues, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

THE HOMESTEAD PUB , 119 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-299-0644.Nov. 17, The Roadsters, country, pop, classic rock, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

HOWIEE'S ON FRONT, 16 N. Front St., Medford, 541-773-5767. Nov. 16, Nick and Shae, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Nov. 17, Jenn D, 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. Nov. 16, Jason Dea West, 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. Nov. 17, Pearl Charles, singer songwriter, 8 p.m.; Nov. 19, Shana Lalana, dream pop, and Iconoplasty, electro wizardry, 8 p.m. Cover charges vary.

LA BAGUETTE MUSIC CAFE, 340 A St., Ashland, 541-482-0855. Nov. 16, Two Guitars, 10 a.m.-noon; Nov. 17, John Mazzei, jazz trio, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Nov. 21, La Baguette House Band, 10 a.m.-noon. Cover charges vary.

LOFT BRASSERIE, 18 Calle Guanajuato, Ashland, 541-482-1116. Nov. 15, LEFT, rootsy indie rock, 8-10 p.m. Nov. 18 , Dayton Mason, gypsy jazz, 7-9 p.m.; No cover.

LUNA CAFE & MERCANTILE, 2525 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-482-3372. Nov. 18, Bear Creek Jazztet, jazz, 4-6 p.m.; Nov. 21, Son Ravello (Michael Caruso), indie, with wine tasting, 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover.

MORRTON'S, 980 Phoenix Road, Medford, 541-772-3154. Nov. 16, Mercy Duo, blues, soul, light rock, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. ; Nov. 15, Elena Leona, 7:30-10 p.m.; Nov. 17, Daniel Nickels, 9 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. Nov. 16, Art Beerzar, artisan and crafters gift show, 6:30-9 p.m.; Nov. 24, The Miller Twins, acoustic, 7-9 p.m.; Nov. 28, trivia, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

PIER 21, 841 Stewart Ave., Medford, 541-776-3263. Nov.16, Gunstock Red and Leroy Jenkins, country, 9 p.m.-midnight; Nov. 17, Fogline, country, 9 p.m.-midnight; Wednesdays and Thursdays, open jam night, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

ROCKY TONK SALOON & GRILL, 333 E. Main St., Medford, 541-973-2887. Dec. 12. Logan Mize, country, with Keeland Donovan, 7 p.m., cover; 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. Nov. 16, Jenny Jahlee soul-funk fusion, with Jupiter's Beard, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10; Nov. 17, World's Finest, roots rock, 9:30 p.m.-midnight, $15.

THE TOP, 23 S. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-5055. Nov. 16, The Distilled-Spirit Rebellion, honky tonk outlaw country rock, 10 p.m. No cover.

WALKABOUT BREWING, 921 Mason Way, Medford, 541-734-4677. Nov. 15, Jon Galfano with Rick Bolz, soft rock, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Nov. 21, Frankie Hernandez Duo, rock, blues, reggae, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

WILD GOOSE CAFE & BAR, 2365 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-488- 4103. Nov. 15, Neil Young Birthday Bash, 7:30-10:30 p.m.; Nov. 16, karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Nov. 17, karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Nov. 18, Jim Quinby, 6-8 p.m.; Little Thom's open mic, 8-11 p.m.; Nov. 19, The Sultans, 7-10 p.m.; Nov. 20, Fredericks and Warner, 7-10 p.m.; Nov. 21, Wild Goose Chase Trio, 7-10 p.m. No cover.


Josephine County

AUGUSTINO ESTATE VINEYARDS, 16995 N. Applegate Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-1881. Nov. 23-25, Thanksgiving Open House, noon-5 p.m, with music by Tim Wallace and Michelle LeComte 1-5 p.m. Friday, piano music by Matt, 2-5 p.m Saturday and Sunday, plus tastings of dark chocolate truffle paired with dessert wine on Saturday only. No cover.

DEER CREEK VINEYARDS, 2680 Deer Creek Road, Selma, 541-597-4226. Nov. 23-25, Thanksgiving Open House, with case sales, light food fare, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

PLAISANCE RANCH, 16955 Water Gap Road, Williams, 541-846-7175. Nov. 23-25, Thanksgiving Open House, noon-5 p.m.

SCHMIDT FAMILY VINEYARDS, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9985. Nov. 16, Lady and The Tramp, rock, blues, standards, 5-8 p.m.; Nov. 23, Dayton, Mason, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5-8 p.m. No cover.

SERRA VINEYARDS, 222 Missouri Flat Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9223. Nov. 23-25, Thanksgiving Open House, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., with gift items for sale.

TROON VINEYARD, 1475 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9900. Nov. 23-25, Thanksgiving Open House, with music by David Modica, 1-4 p.m. Friday, and by Jeff Kloetzel 1-4 p.m. Saturday.

Jackson County

BELLE FIORE WINERY, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland, 541-552-4900. Nov. 15, Jeff and Jeffri, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5-7 p.m.; Nov. 16, Not Too Shabby, pop, blues, R&B, contemporary, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Nov. 17, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic rock, pop, folk, blues, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Nov. 18, Danielle Kelly Jazz Project, classic blues, jazz, standards, 5-7 p.m; Nov. 21, Tim Church, classical, jazz, Brazilian, Broadway, 5-7 p.m. No cover.

CLIFF CREEK CELLARS AT THE VINEYARD, 1015 McDonough Road, Gold Hill, 541-855-5330. Nov. 23-25, Thanksgiving Open House, noon-5 p.m. No cover.

DEL RIO VINEYARDS & WINERY, 52 N. River Road, Gold Hill, 541-855-2062. Nov. 23-25, Thanksgiving Open House, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., with sales, mulled spiced wine.

EDENVALE WINERY, 2310 Voorhies Road, Medford, 541-512-2955, ext. 2. Nov. 17, Cider Celebration, sparkling wines and ciders, noon-4 p.m.; Nov. 24, Thanksgiving Open House, with wine, appetizers, decorations, noon-4 p.m., $25, RSVP required.

JAXON VINEYARDS, 5709 Hughes Road, Medford, 541-512-1514. Nov. 17-18, Holiday Cellar Sale, appetizers, hospitality, noon-5 p.m.

KRISELLE CELLARS, 12956 Modoc Road, White City, 541-830-8466. Nov. 823-24, Thanksgiving Open House, 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m., with music by Son Ravello, 1-4 p.m. Friday, music by Jon Galfano,. 1-4 p.m. Saturday. No cover.

PASCHAL WINERY, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-535-7957. Dec. 4, Jefferson Classical Guitar Society, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

RED LILY VINEYARDS, 11777 Highway 238, Jacksonville, 541-846-6800. Nov. 23, Red Friday Holiday Market, with locally crafted gifts by more than 20 vendors, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

ROXY ANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. Nov. 16, L.E.F.T., rootsy retro indie rock, 6-8 p.m., $5-$7; Nov. 18, Rogue Suspects Lite, rock, blues, 3-5 p.m., no cover; Nov. 23, Bustin' Out, high-energy dance music of the '70s-'90s, 6-8 p.m., $5-$7; Nov. 24-25, horse-drawn wagon rides, 11 a.m.-4 p.m, (weather permitting), $20 adults (with wine tasting), $5 kids (with beverage), call 541-840-9899 to register; Nov. 30, Robbie Dacosta Band, R&B, rockabilly, blues, ballads, 6-8 p.m., $5-$7.

SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. Nov. 16, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-8 p.m.; Nov. 17, Cover 3, eclectic trio, 6-8 p.m.; Nov. 21, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop duo, 6-8 p.m.; Nov. 23, Alyssa Weaver, acoustic, 6-8 p.m.; Nov. 24, Gene Black and Bret Levick, rock duo, 6-8 p.m.; Nov. 28, Mark Johnson, keyboard and vocals, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

2 HAWK WINERY, 2335 N. Phoenix Road, Medford, 541-779-9463. Dec. 3 or Dec. 10, culinary classes, 6-8:30 p.m., $75-$95, advance registration.

Josephine County

ACOUSTIC JAM, 6-9 p.m. Nov. 15, Wild River Pub, 533 N.E. F St., Grants Pass, 541-476-5426. Folk, bluegrass, old-time, country, jam session for pickers and singers of all levels. Free.

COMMUNITY DRUMMING CIRCLE 6-7 p.m. Nov. 16, Applegate Library, 18485 N. Applegate Road, Applegate. Open to the public; bring a drum if you have one. Free.

WILLIE WATSON AND CHARLIE PARR, 8 p.m. Nov. 30, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316 Country-blues, folk, for 21 and over only. $20.

MESSIAH SING-ALONG, 3 p.m. Dec. 2, River Valley Church, 405 N.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-955-4833. Community singers invited to join soloists and musicians to perform Handel's "Messiah." Free, donations welcome.

ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONY, 3 p.m Dec. 2, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-708-6400, Violinist Alexander Sitkovetsky joins orchestra to perform Mendelssohn, plus works by Horton and Dvorak. Tickets $15, $22, $30, $37, $45.

FIGHTING HUNGER WITH HARMONY, 7 p.m. Dec. 3, River Valley Church, 405 N.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-5556. Rogue Community College Concert Band and Sounds Unlimited from Grants Pass High School perform music for the holidays, to benefit the Josephine County Food Bank. Donations of food or funds encouraged; refreshments will be served.

DWEEZIL ZAPPA, 8 p.m. Dec. 5, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316 Rock guitarist performs choice cuts, for 21 and over only. $40 general, $50 and $60 reserved.

THE KINGSTON TRIO, 8 p.m. Dec. 6, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316 Folk, for 21 and over only. $40 general, $45 reserved.

TOMMY EMMANUEL, 8 p.m. Dec. 8, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316 With Will Ackerman, Barbara Higbie and Alex Degrassi, for 21 and over only. $38 general, $48 and $58 reserved.

WINDHAM HILL WINTER SOLSTICE, 8 p.m. Dec. 9, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316 Master guitarist, with guest Jerry Douglas, for 21 and over only. $35 general, $45 and $60 reserved

Jackson County

WINDSONG, 7-10 p.m. Nov. 17. Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N. Ashland, 541-482-3776. Southern Oregon folk, rock singer songwriter CD release. $5 teens, $10-$20 adults, CDs $15.

MUSIC FOR TWO PIANOS, 3 p.m. Nov. 18, North Medford High School, 1900 Keene Way Drive, Medford, 541-772-9041, Pianists Alexander Tutunov and Brian Hall perform a variety of music. $25; tickets at Piano Studios and Showcase in Medford.

BABY BASH, 8 p.m., Nov. 18, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, Rap, for ages 18 and older, with Josia, Cream Mob and Angelo Florez, opening. Tickets $15 early bird, $30 general advance, $60 meet-and-greet swag bag, $38 door, cash only.

CHANT AND HEART SONGS CONCERT, 7:30-10 p.m. Nov. 24, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N. Ashland, 541-482-3776. Music and more by Jaya Lakshmi and Ananda and the Sarawati Dram Band, $20 advance, $25 door; at The Music Coop in Ashland.

ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONY, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford; 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-708-6400, Violinist Alexander Sitkovetsky joins orchestra to perform Mendelssohn, plus works by Horton and Dvorak. Tickets $15, $25, $31, $36, $42, $53, in Medford; $36, $48 Ashland.

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

ROGUE VALLEY CHORALE, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1, 3 p.m. Dec. 2, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, "Magnify: The Words of Mary" program features Bach's "Magnificat in D Major" and Schubert's "Magnificat in C," plus selection of Marian carols. Tickets $1--$20 general, $5 for students.

SOUTHERN OREGON REPERTORY SINGERS, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15, 3 p.m. Dec. 16, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-0900, "Welcome Yule" program features Gregorian chants, contemporary holiday songs,folk songs, traditional carols from around the world. Tickets $33 and $39, $5 for students and Oregon Trail Card holders.

SING-ALONG MESSIAH, 4 p.m. Dec. 16, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, Community sings invited to join accomplished singers and musicians to perform Handel's "Messiah." Free.

AFRICAN CHILDREN'S CHOIR, 6 p.m. Dec. 21, First Baptist Church, 2004 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-482-3836. African songs and dances, children's songs, traditional spirituals, gospel favorites. Free.

Douglas County

JAZZ INSIDERS AND FRIENDS, 3 p.m. Nov. 18, Whipple Fine Arts Centerstage Theatre, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-4693. UCC faculty jazz trio presents original and traditional jazz selections, with guest artists from the UCC faculty and jazz community. $10 general, free for students.

"MUSIC FROM THE ROYAL WEDDING," 7 p.m. Nov. 20, First Presbyterian Church, 823 S.E. Lane Ave., Roseburg, 541-440-4693. Umpqua Chamber Orchestra, UCC Chamber Choir perform selections from Harry and Meghan's wedding, including works by Boyce, Warlock and Rutter, plus Mozart's "Magnificat." $10 general, free for students.

THE JAZZ KINGS, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10, Jacoby Auditorium, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-4691, "Ring Those Bells" program features sacred and traditional holiday songbook tunes, plus holiday carols sing-along. Tickets $30.

Northern California

SEFFARINE, 7 p.m. Nov. 17, Crescent Elk Auditorium, 994 G St., Crescent City, Calif., 707-464-1336, Ensemble plays traditional Arabic and Andalusian pieces, compositions influenced by Spanish flamenco, Persian classical and American jazz. Tickets $12-$18.


Josephine County

"DECISION HEIGHT," 7 p.m. Nov. 16, 2 and 7 p.m. Nov. 17, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-474-5710. The story of friendship and self-discovery among several women training to be Air Force Service pilots during World War II.. $12 adults, $8 seniors and students; sold at Oregon Books, GPHS bookkeeper, at the door.

"MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m Sundays, Nov. 30-Dec. 16, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, Kris Kringle, who gets a job as Santa at Macy's department store, ends up in a court competency hearing with a little girl's belief in Santa at stake. Tickets $15, or $12 each for groups of 10 or more; Nov. 29 preview is $5; Dec. 6 is pay-what-you can.

OLD TIME RADIO PLAYERS, 7 p.m. Dec. 7, 2 p.m Dec. 8-9, Floral Building, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-659-7723. Winter variety show and Flibber McGee skit, with special holiday season guests. $12 with advance reservation, $14 door, $10 for groups of eight or more with reservations.

"CANDYLAND," 7 p.m. Dec. 8, 5 p.m. Dec. 9, Lorna Byrne Cafe Theatre, 102 S. Junction Ave., Cave Junction, 541-649-2333. RiverStars Performing Arts premieres original holiday dance theater show in which adolescent nursery plants concoct a plan to visit the famed land of sugar. Reserved seating $20, general seating is pay-what-you-can.

"'TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS," 5:30 p.m. Dec 14, 15 and 21,

Wolf Creek Inn, 100 Front St., Wolf Creek, 541-866-2474. Top Hat Theatre Co. presents old-fashioned dinner theater song and dance show, with a Christmas theme. $38 adults, $12 children, price includes one draft beer, house wine or soda.

"THE NUTCRACKER BALLET," 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15, 2 p.m. Dec. 16, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 22, 2 p.m. 23, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-476-4641, Holiday classic about a girl who is given a remarkable nutcracker and dreams of a prince and a fantastical adventure. In Section A, $20 all seats; in Section B, $15 adults, $12 youth and seniors; Dec. 15 performance is $15 all seats.

DINNER TO DIE FOR, 6 p.m. Saturdays, Cynthia's Home Sweet Home, 1038 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-5953. Interactive murder mystery dinner theater. $30, reservations required. ok 9/2018

Jackson County

"INTO THE WOODS," 8 p.m. Nov. 15-16, 2 and 8 p.m. Nov. 17, 2 p.m. Nov. 18, 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.

"WALTER CRONKITE IS DEAD," 8 p.m. Nov. 17, 2 p.m. Nov. 18, 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.

"BLOOD WEDDING," 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, through Nov. 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.

"EVERY CHRISTMAS STORY EVER TOLD (AND THEN SOME)," 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Mondays 1 and 8 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Nov. 21-Dec. 31, (no shows Nov. 22, Nov. 26) Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, A small company of actors lead a fast-paced, comedic tour through the holidays. $25-$39.

"TUCK EVERLASTING," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 1:30 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 23-Dec. 30, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055, Musical about a young girl's desire to achieve immortality with a family she meets in the woods. Tickets $28 general, $22 seniors, $20 students and children.

"THE VICTORIAN NUTCRACKER BALLET, 7 p.m. Nov. 24, 3 p.m. Nov. 25, North Medford High School, 1900 N. Keeen Way Drive, Medford, 541-772-1362. Dance Arts Academy and Medford Civic Ballet present holiday classic about a girl who is given a remarkable nutcracker and dreams of a prince and a fantastical adventure. $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 children.

"OLIVER," 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 30-Dec. 30, plus 8 p.m. Dec. 5, 2 p.m. Dec. 24 and 2 p.m. Dec. 31, Camelot Theatre, 101 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-5250, Musical adaptation of Sickens' novel about a gang of pickpockets in Victorian England. $20-$36; pay-what-you-can preview Nov. 28, $20 preview Nov. 29, benefit night Dec. 5.

"THE THANKSGIVING VISITOR," 12:30 p.m. Dec. 1, Rogue River Library, 412 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-864-8850. Burt Eikleberry and Tamara Barrus give a reading of Truman Capote's Thanksgiving story, set in 1930s Alabama. Free.

"THE VELVETEEN RABBIT," 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Dec. 8 and Dec. 15, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055, The story of a toy rabbit made real through the love of a child, is told in story theater style, with Q&A sessions and interactions with performer. $5 minimum donation per person.

"WILLY WONKA," 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8, 3 p.m. Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m Dec. 13-14, 3 p.m Dec. 15, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, Musical about five children and their families who visit Willy Wonka's chocolate factory and a world of pure imagination. $24 adults, $12 students.

"A CHRISTMAS CAROL," 7 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Dec. 14-30, Randall Theatre, 20 S. Fir St., Medford, 541-632-3258, Musical adaptation of Dickens' story about a man visited by three ghosts. Tickets $20-$22 reserved, pay-what-you-want at the door for seats remaining unsold 30 minutes before showtime.

THE HAMAZONS "A HOLIDAY CLASSIC," 8 p.m. Dec. 14-15, 2 p.m. Dec. 16, Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland, Unscripted tale inspired by classic holiday films. $15 advance, $18 door.

Douglas County

"THE NUTCRACKER BALLET," 3 p.m. Nov. 18, Jacoby Auditorium, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-7700. Eugene Ballet Company presents story of a young girl's journey to a magical land. Tickets

"CHARLES DICKENS WRITES A CHRISTMAS CAROL," 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 23-Dec 16 Betty Long Unruh Theatre, 1614 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-673-2125, On Christmas Eve, Charles Dickens argues, berates and battles with the characters he's trying to write about. $6-$13; tickets go on sale Oct. 26.

POPOVICH COMEDY PET THEATER, 7 p.m. Nov. 30, 3 p.m. Dec. 1, The Grand Victorian Theatre, 828 N. Old Pacific Highway, Myrtle Creek 541-863-5000, Jugglers, acrobats and a furry, feathered and hooved cast of performers, $30.


Josephine County

SENSORY FRIENDLY GYM, 10 a.m.-noon, Nov. 17, Grants Pass Family YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-474-0001. For children with special needs, with visits with Canine Angels, followed by open swim. Free.

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

THANKSGIVING BREAK DAY CAMPS, Nov. 19-23, YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-474-0001.

YOUNG MASTER GARDENERS, 11:30 a.m.-noon and 3-4 p.m. Dec. 12, Josephine Community Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. Kids learn about fir, pine and spruce — all popular Christmas trees — and other conifers. Free; morning program for 5 and younger, afternoon for 6 and older.

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

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

Jackson County

EXPLORE THE MAGIC HARRY POTTER EVENT, 2 p.m. Nov. 17, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Activities, games, cosplay, LEGO building, special offers and give-aways. Free admission.

KID TIME CHILDREN'S MUSEUM, 106 N. Central Ave., Medford, 541-772-9922, Interactive exhibits and classes that promote imagination and cooperative play. Events: Climate Solutions Class, 3 p.m. Nov. 18. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission $6-$10.

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


Josephine County

FIRST FRIDAY LIVE, 5-9 p.m. Dec. 7, 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 November: Carla Griffin at US Bank, 400 S.W. Sixth St.; Kathleen Headley at Umpqua Bank, 1670 Williams Highway.

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

GALLERY ONE AT THE MUSEUM, 229-B S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1218. Hand-drawn Christmas ornaments by Judy Davidson, through Nov. 30.

GLASS FORGE GALLERY AND STUDIO, 501 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-955-0815. Artwork by members of Brushstrokers, through November.

GRANTS PASS MUSEUM OF ART, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Membership Exhibit, 143 pieces by 91 artists in various mediums, Nov. 17-Dec. 20.

THE HIVVE, 164 S.E. G St., Grants Pass. "Reflections," paintings by Paul Silas Trapp that challenge viewers' approach to viewing art, standards of color theory, rules of perspective and scale, through November.

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. "iMind," shaped paintings by Claudia Marchini that create a contemplative space for consideration of modern life and our growing reliance on technology and the growing "cloud" of information, through November.

SOUTHERN OREGON GUILD GALLERY, 24353 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-659-3858. "Freedom," artwork exploring the question of art's power to affect lives and the world, through January.

26 SWORDS TATTOO, 214 N.W.Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-244-1141. "Brick by Brick Collective Art Exhibition" original pieces of art by Jayme Goodwin, a tattoo artist from California, with prints and originals available for purchase, through November.

UNTITLED 2.0, 119 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, "The Isles of Amnesia," hypnotic paintings of memory by Paul James Cunningham, through November.

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. Nov. 16, throughout Medford. Local galleries and businesses hold receptions for art viewers. Free.

ASHLAND GALLERY WALK, 5-8 p.m. Dec. 7, 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. Watermedia paintings by Lynda Hoffman-Snodgrass that focus on abstraction, through November.

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. "Holiday Treasures," through Dec. 30, with Shan Lollis featured through Nov. 25, Gathering of Angels featured Nov. 30-Dec. 30.

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

ASHLAND ART CENTER, 357 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2772. "Through Our Eyes: Reflections on Nature," interpretations of nature by watermedia artists Janette Brown and Katherine Dron, guitar series and intuitive pieces by Bridget Reynolds, through November.

ASHLAND ART WORKS, 291 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-4735. "Rogue Valley Views," woodworking, furniture and paintings, through November.

BERRYMAN GALLERY, at the Craterian theater, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-772-8118.

CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS, Art Building, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, 541-212-0292. "Koan" by M.a.z.; "Acts of Gradual Progression," by Sheila Lam and Bridget Quinn; "Feminine Strength" by Madelein Farmer, Clee Ferris and Syd Rvinsky; "Interphalangeal Floras" by Megan Ross and Syd Rvinsky; "Spoon Theory" by Milo Violet; "Sketch" by introduction to drawing students, through Nov. 29.

GALLERIE KARON, 500 A St., Ashland, 541-482-9008. "Faces, Hidden and Revealed," through November.

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

HANSON HOWARD GALLERY, 89 Oak St. Ashland, 541-488-2562. "Animal Crackers," two- and three-dimensional work honoring animals, by Wayne Armstrong, Don Ajello, Laurel Bustamante, Steven Dewey, Penelope Dews, Bab Wague Diakite, Claire Duncan, Marly Eidsness, John and Robin Gumaelius, Carol Ingram, Pamela Kroll, Betty LaDuke, Jhenna Quine Lewis, Gabriel Mark Lipper, Barbara Masey, Robert Schlegel, Karen Staal, Wataru Sugiyama, Millie Whipplesmith Plank, Aggie Zed and Stan Peterson, through Dec. 31.

HOUSTON'S CUSTOM FRAMING AND FINE ART, 280 E. Hersey St., Ashland, 541-482-1983. Work by Thomas M. Houston, Russell Chathan, Stephen McMillan and others, through November.

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

THE PHOTOGRAPHERS' GALLERY, 357 E, Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2772. "Tiger Lily," images by Heinz Danzberger, through November.

PONY ESPRESSO COFFEE HOUSE & CAFE, 175 Lithia Way, Ashland, 541-482-2583. Paintings by Mera Oliveria, through November.

ROGUE GALLERY, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, 541-772-8118. "Southern Oregon Impressions," pastel and watercolor paintings by Marilyn Hurst, through Nov. 16; new work — "Don't Fence Me In," more than 80 gallery members express themselves without boundaries, in watercolor, oil, sculpture, photography and pastels, through Dec. 21; reception 5-8 p.m. Nov. 16.

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 J. Dixon and other Rogue Valley artists, through November.

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, Mixed media, sculptural work, wall art, through November.

Douglas County

THE ART GALLERY AT UCC, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-4692. Visual Arts Faculty Show, through Dec. 6.

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. "Found in the Wilderness," locally crafted furniture and artwork by Oregon artists; "Angles," sculpture, paintings, fibers, photography and multi-media works by nine gallery artists; "The Unlimited Journey," pastel landscapes by Jan Horn; "Beginning of Time," painting, pottery, prints, collage and upcycled books by Kim Kimmerling; "A Fresh Start." work by Oakland students, grades 1-12, through Dec. 22; UVAA's Annual Handmade Holiday Pop-Up Shop, gift items by regional artists, Dec. 4-8; reception 5-7 p.m. Dec. 7.


Josephine County

AUTHOR SIGNING, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 17, Oregon Books and Games, 150 N.E. E St., Grants Pass, 541-476-3132. Sheryl Fearrien presents "Cooking Through American History, with recipes and historical context.

AUTHOR EVENT, 9 a.m.-noon and 4-7 p.m. Nov. 19, Club Northwest, 2160 N.W. Vine St., Grants Pass. Fifteen local authors discuss, sell and sign their books, ina variety of genres. The authors are Laura Doyle, Dixie Owens, Marie Neder, John Chambers, Lorena McCourtney, Paul Handover, Carole Beers, Leslie Compton, Lance Nevis, Sherry Leonard, Sheryl Fearrien, Anne Schroeder, Doranne Long, Wally Coleman and Nancy Yonally.

AUTHOR INNOVATIVE MARKETING, 2:30-4 p.m. Dec. 4, 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. Dec. 14, 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

BOOK SALE & BAKE SALE, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 15-16, noon-4 p.m. Nov. 17, Central Point Library, 116 S. Third St., Central Point, 541-6640-3228. Books sold Nov. 15-17, bake sale Nov. 16 only.

GOLD HILL BOOK CLUB, 3-4 p.m. Nov. 16, Gold Hill Library, 202 Dardanelles St., Gold Hill, 541-855-1994. Book discussion group reads "Go Set a Watchman" by Harper Lee.

BOOK SALE, 2-6 p.m. Nov. 16, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 17, Applegate Library, 18485 N. Applegate Road, Applegate, 541-846-7346.

AUTHOR MEET-AND-GREET, 2-4 p.m. Nov. 17, Ruch Library, 7919 Highway 238, Ruch, 541-7899-7438. Local authors of fiction, poetry, nonfiction and children's book meet the public, share their books. Free,

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

AUTHOR TALK, 4 p.m. Nov. 24, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. the Rev. Thomas Murray Richmond presents "Wrestling with the Word," a book of sermons he has preached. Free.

BRAIN BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Nov. 27, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group. Free.

SISKIYOU SLEUTHS BOOK GROUP, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 28, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Mystery discussion group reads "Smilla's Sense of Snow" by Peter Hoeg. Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 11 a.m. Dec. 1, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Laura Doyle presents "My Child, As You Grow Older: The Coloring Book." Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 2 p.m. Dec. 1, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Pamilla Formeller presents her Christmas story "Miracle on Fifth." Free.

BOOKS@NOON, noon-1 p.m. Dec. 4, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Readers share about what they're reading.

AUTHOR TALK, 2 p.m. Dec. 8, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Sharon Dean and Clive Rosengren present their books "Leaving Freedom" and "Martini Shot." Free.

MEDFORD LIBRARY BOOK CHAT, 5:30 p.m. Dec. 11, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6415. Book group reads "Cologne: A Novel" by Sarah Pleydell. Free.

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

AUTHOR TALK, 2 p.m. Dec. 15, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Mike Walters presents his science fiction novel "The Rogue River Incident: Case XI Book I." Free.


Josephine County

WANDERING REEL TRAVELING FILM FESTIVAL, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17, 2 p.m. Nov. 18, Barnstormers Theater, 112 Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, Two collections of short films, "Moments in Time" on Saturday, "Outsiders" on Sunday. $10 per screening.


Josephine County

CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Nov. 23, Fifth and G streets, Grants Pass. Community caroling, family activities, lighting of community Christmas tree, Santa's arrival. Free.

CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING, 5 p.m. Nov. 24, Chevron parking lot, Cave Junction, 541-592-3326. Community gathering with tree lighting, caroling, cocoa, Santa and Mrs. Claus. Free.

ROGUE WINTERFEST — GALA & AUCTION, 5-9 p.m. Nov. 30, Bear Hotel, 2101 N.E. Spalding Ave., Grants Pass, 541-890-5472, Buffet with local wines and fine entertainment, auction of decorated trees and art, to benefit children, adults and families with mental health needs in Josephine County. Sold out.

ROGUE WINTERFEST — GOLDEN SOCIAL, 1-4 p.m. Nov. 30, Bear Hotel, 2101 N.E. Spalding Ave., Grants Pass, 541-890-5472, Holiday displays and tree viewing, seasonal entertainment, light appetizers and desserts for ages 55 and older only. Sold out.

ROGUE WINTERFEST — WEEKEND EVENTS, 10 a.m.-4 pm. Dec. 1-2, Bear Hotel, 2101 N.E. Spalding Ave., Grants Pass, 541-890-5472, Holiday displays, tree viewing, Southern Oregon Adventure display, seasonal entertainment, family activities and games, Santa and Mrs,. Claus. Admission $5 adults, $3 children 4-7 and seniors 55 and older, free for kids 3 and younger, $20 for a family pass for up to six family members.

CHRISTMAS PARADE, 6 p.m. Dec. 1, K to G streets, Grants Pass, 541-450-6180. Floats, baneds, yuletide displays and entertainment. Free.

LEG LAMP LIGHTING, 8:25-9:55 p.m. Dec. 1, Rogue Barbers, 304 S.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-476-1275. Quirky spin on "A Christmas Story," with music by Rogue Rage Duo, dancers doing a Rockets kick-line, Ralphie look-alike contest, give-aways and food. Free.

ROGUE WINTERFEST — CULINARY CHRISTMAS CLASSIC & AUCTION, 6-9 p.m. Dec. 3, Bear Hotel, 2101 N.E. Spalding Ave., Grants Pass, 541-890-5472, Food and beverage samples from area restaurants and caterers, wineries, breweries and distilleries, plus decorated trees, live entertainment, silent auction. Sold out..

COMMUNITY NATIVITY FESTIVAL, 5-8:30 p.m. Dec. 7, 10 a.m.-1 p.m .Dec. 8, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1969 Williams Highway, Grants Pass. Hundreds of nativity displays from around the world, with children's activities, live entertainment, refreshments. Free.

Jackson County

VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, and Dec. 26, Beekman House, 470 E. California St., Jacksonville, 541-245-3650. Victorian costumed docents share popular Christmas traditions and obervances, stories from the late 1800s., plus Christmas bazaar with holiday items for sale. Tours start every 15 minutes; admission $5, $2 and canned food donations on Dec. 26.

Douglas County

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS 5:30-9 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays, 5:30-10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Nov. 18-Jan. 1, River Forks Park, Roseburg, 541-637-5742, Walk- or drive-through 90 light displays, plus Holiday Village (Thursday-Sunday), giant nutcracker, visits from Santa, cider and souvenirs. $10 per car; wagon rides $5 (Thursdays through Sundays)

CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 2, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 541-440-4359. Vendors sell a variety of hand-crafted items. for the holidays. Admission $4-$5, free for 12 and younger.

ZOOLIGHTS, 5-8 p.m. Dec. 14-16, Wildlife Safari, 1790 Safari Road, Winston, 541-679-6761. Walk-through holiday lights exhibit, with gingerbread house craft, storybook ride, Sant and Mrs, Claus, cookies, cocoa and coffee, family photos. Admission $5.

Oregon coast

HOLIDAY LIGHTS, 4-9:30 p.m. Nov. 22-Dec. 31, Shore Acres State Park, 89039 Care Arago Highway, Coos Bay, 541-756-5401, 541-888-3732, Walk-through display of lighted gardens, garden house with refreshments and entertainment. Admission is a $5 parking fee per vehicle, cash or checks only.


Josephine County

LOCAL FOODS DINNER, 5:30-9 p.m. Nov. 17, Takilma Community Building, 9367 Takilma Road, Takilma, 541-592-3642. Full menu of local food dishes, silent auction, entertainment. $15 advance, $20 door, sliding scale of $10 or less for kids.

TURKEY TROT, 8 a.m.-noon Nov. 22, Grants Pass Family YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-474-0001. 2-mile fun run/walk and 5k races, with check-in at 7:30 a.m. Run/walk is $5 per peron, $20 per family; 5k is $15 per person.

FREE FISHING DAY, Nov. 23-24, statewide, Explore and experience fishing, crabbing and clamming without a license or tags, for all ages. Free, no registration required; fishing regulations and bag limits still apply.

VICTORIAN HIGH TEA, 11:30 a.m. Dec. 1, Fruitdale Grange, 1440 Parkdale Drive, Grants Pass, 541-476-4925. Elegant English scones and desserts served with a Follie's Burlesque Revue and a raffle, to benefit the Three Rivers Medical Center Hospital Auxiliary. Tickets $35.

Jackson County

FIRST FROST CELEBRATION, 5-10 p.m. Nov. 17, Ashland Ice Rink, 95 Winburn Way, Ashland, 541-488-5340. Discount skating (5-7 p.m.), hockey exhibition, figure skating performances, DJ music during recreational skate (7:30-10 p.m.), Toys for Tots collection, snacks concessions.

GINGERBREAD JUBILEE COMMUNITY TOUR, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 17-18, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 19, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-799-8195, ext. 303, View gingerbread creations. Admission $3.

NATIVE AMERICAN THANKSGIVING POTLUCK, 1-4 p.m. Nov. 18, Valley of the Rogue State Park Rest Area, Gold Hill, 805-319-6686. Native American Indian Christian prayer gathering, with worship, singing blessings, live music, Native American dancers. Free, bring food to share.

TRIVIA FEST, 4-6 p.m. Nov. 18, Havurah Synagogue, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-488-7716. Teams, couples, singles compete for prizes, plus raffles and refreshments. $5 advance, $8 door, free for kids under 12.

ECSTATIC KIRTAN, 7 p.m. Nov. 18. Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N. Ashland, 541-482-3776. With Bhagavan Das Maha Bhakti. $20 suggested donation.

HISTORY LECTURE SERIES, noon Dec. 5, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, noon, Dec. 12, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-773-6536, 541-774-8679. "Compass, Camera, Castle and Vine: The Legacy of Peter Britt," the 12th in a year-long history lecture series called "Windows in Time." Free.


Douglas County

SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. Dan Harmon & Cascade Country, through Nov. 18; E.C. Adams, Nov. 21-25; Price is Right Live Stage Show, Nov. 24-25; That Other Band, Nov. 28-Dec. 2; Festival of Trees, Nov. 29-Dec. 2; karaoke, Mondays and Tuesdays through November; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

Northern California

ELK VALLEY CASINO, 2500 Howland Hill Road, Crescent City, Calif., 707-464-1020. Quarter Craze Benefit for Santa's Workshop, Nov. 17.

RAIN ROCK CASINO, 777 Casino Way, Yreka, California, 530-777-7246. The Brothers Reed, Dec. 29.

Portland area

SPIRIT MOUNTAIN CASINO, Grand Ronde, 800-760-7977. Super Diamond, a Neil Diamond Tribute, Nov. 17; Civil War Viewing Party, Nov. 23; Holiday Wine & Spirits Fair, Dec. 8; Jo Koy, Dec. 15; Brian McKnight, Jan. 19; Kevin and Caruso's Magique, March 9; Johnny Mathis, March 30; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

Oregon coast

CHINOOK WINDS CASINO, Lincoln City, 888-244-6665. Williams & Ree, Nov. 17; Civil War Viewing Party, Nov. 23; The Oak Ridge Boys, Dec. 7-8; UFC 231 Viewing Party, Dev. 8; Comedy on the Coast, Dec. 14-15; Josh Turner, Jan. 18-19; Gary Allan, Feb. 22-23; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

MILL CASINO, North Bend, 800-953-4800. Cribbage tournament, Nov. 23-25; Festival of Trees, Dec. 4; Comedy Night, Wednesdays; Trivia Night, Tuesdays and Thursdays; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

THREE RIVERS CASINO, Florence, 541-997-7529. Miles to Go Quintet, Nov. 16; Civil War Tailgate Party, Nov. 23; Olem Alves and Inner Limits, Nov. 23-24; Larissa Birdseye, Nov. 30-Dec. 1.

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Editor's note: This schedule is good beginning Nov. 16. Read More »

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