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NIGHTLIFE

Josephine County

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

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

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

BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. Nov. 21, Whiskey Wednesday, with Jesse Kennemer, acoustic guitar, 6-9 p.m.; Nov. 24, Heyward-Gonzales-Johnson Trio, jazz, 6-9 p.m.; Nov. 25, Scott Head, acoustic guitar, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. No cover.

CEDARWOOD SALOON, 1345 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-6160. Nov. 23-24 Hot Gossip, vintage rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.,; Thursdays, open jam, 7-11 p.m. (no jam Nov. 22). 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.

DOUBLE TAPS TAPROOM AND CRAFT SPIRITS, 945 N.E. D St., Grants Pass, 541-916-8475. Dec. 8, Whiskey Tasting, 1-6 p.m.; Dec. 15, Anniversary Party, noon-9 p.m.; Tuesdays, Trivia Night, 6-7:30 p.m. No cover.

G STREET BAR AND GRILL, 125 S.E. G St., Grants Pass, 541-956-5427. Nov. 23-24, Karl and the Raindogs, blues rock, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

THE HAUL, 121 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4991. Nov. 29 Toxic Holocaust, Haywood Macabre and The Coffins, and Graveburner, metal, 7-10:30 p.m., $10.

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. 23-24, live music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

THE LAUGHING CLAM, 121 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1110. Nov. 23, Not Too Shabby, blues, jazz, R&B, pop, 7-10 p.m.; Nov. 24, Lady & The Tramp, jazz, blues, rock, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

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

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

RASCALS BAR & GRILL, 20275 Williams Highway, Williams, 541-846-9303. Nov. 24, Ras Gabriel, reggae, 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. 23-24, Saucy, classic rock, pop, funk, disco, 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. 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. 23, Steve Keim, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. Nov. 23, Jay Barley, acoustic, 6-9 p.m.; Nov. 24, Dale Hopper, old-time country, 6-9 p.m.; Wednesdays, open mic, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

WILD RIVER PUB, 533 N.E. F St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4456. Dec. 20, 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. Dec. 8, Timeless, standards, 7-9 p.m., no cover; Dec. 14-15, Dec. 21, "Twas the Night Before Christmas," dinner theater, 5:30-8:30 p.m., $12-$38, reservations required.

Jackson County

BAMBOO ROOM AT KING WAH'S, 1182 Court St., Medford, 541-772-1820. Dec. 8, Crooked Teeth, The Home Team, Kathartica, and Tombo, 7 p.m., all ages until 10 p.m., $6 ; Dec. 13, Bubba Sparxxx, hip hop, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., $20 advance, $25.door,

BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. Nov. 22, Adam Gabriel, acoustic, 7-9 p.m.; Nov. 23, David Pinsky and Broadway Phil, acoustic blues, 8-11 p.m.; Nov. 24, Rogue Suspects Trio, rock, blues, funk, 8-11 p.m.; Nov. 29, Tim Mitchell Duo, acoustic rock, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

THE BLACK SHEEP, 51 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6414. Nov. 24, The Elephant, eclectic acoustic, electric roc9-11:30p.m., $5; 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. 24, Crossfire, country rock, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Wednesdays, open mic, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

BRICKROOM, 35 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6030. Dec. 6 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. 23, Frankie Hernandez, rock, reggae, funk, 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. 23-24, Comedy Night with opener Susan Jones and headliner Thomas Nichols, 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. 23, Deja Neaux, jazz fusion, funk, soul, 8 p.m.-midnight; Nov. 27, Ashland Blues Society Jam with Mark Adams, 6-9 p.m.; Nov. 28, line dancing, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

HABANEROS, 142 N. Front St., Medford, 541-779-9770. Dec. 1, Latino Night, with DJ Coco, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

THE HOMESTEAD PUB , 119 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-299-0644. Nov. 24, Brass Alibi, classic rock, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

HOWIEE'S ON FRONT, 16 N. Front St., Medford, 541-773-5767. Nov. 23, Frankie Hernandez, funk, rock, reggae, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Nov. 30, DJ Chad, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Dec.1, Black Lung Riot and Doves and Vultures, 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. 23, Black Cadillac Kings, rockabilly, 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. 26, Tail Light Rebellion; Nov. 29, Josh Field; Nov. 30 Reverberay's. Cover charges vary.

LA BAGUETTE MUSIC CAFE, 340 A St., Ashland, 541-482-0855. Nov. 21, La Baguette House Band, 10 a.m.-noon; Nov. 28, La Baguette House Band, 10 a.m.-noon. Cover charges vary.

LOFT BRASSERIE & BAR, 18 Calle Guanajuato, Ashland, 541-482-1116. Dec. 1, The Giantess, blues, jazz, rock, country, soul, 8:30 p.m. No cover, $5 drink minimum.

LUNA CAFE & MERCANTILE, 2525 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-482-3372. Nov. 21, Son Ravello (Michael Caruso), indie, with wine tasting, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Nov. 25, Ed Dunsavage Trio, jazz, 4-6 p.m.; Nov. 28, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals, with wine tasting, 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover.

MORRTON'S, 980 Phoenix Road, Medford, 541-772-3154. Nov. 30, Jim Friend, acoustic, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. ; Nov. 24, Bree Nettie, 7:45-9 p.m.; Nov. 27, Ethan Perry and The Remedy Band, 8-11 p.m.; Nov. 28, The Green Ribbon Band, 8-11 p.m.; Sundays, Corner Boys, Irish, 6-9 p.m.; Mondays, open mic, 9 p.m. No cover.

OPPOSITION BREWING CO., 545 Rossanley Drive, Medford, 541-210-8550. Dec. 15, Apocalypse Party, potluck, ugly sweater contest, for club members only, 8-11 p.m.

OSMO'S ALEHOUSE, 522 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-816-4422. 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. 23-24, live music, 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. 6, Ugly Sweater Party, with music by Jason Michael Carrol, doors 6 p.m., show 8 p.m., $13 advance, $18 door, tickets at universe.com, proceeds benefit David's Chair; Dec. 8, The Queen's Fight Viewing Party, 4 p.m.; 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. Nov. 21, trivia, 7:45 p.m.; Mondays, Robbie Dacosta and Friends, rockabilly, blues, 8-11 p.m.; Tuesdays, karaoke, 9-11:30 p.m. No cover.

STANDING STONE BREWING COMPANY, 101 Oak St., Ashland, 541-482-2448. Dec. 2, fiddle jam, 4:30-6:30 p.m. No cover.

THE TALENT CLUB, 114 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-2721. Dec. 7, Dusty Green Bones, jamgrass, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10; Dec. 8, Life During Wartime, music of The Talking Heads, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., $15.

THE URBAN CORK, 330 N. Fir St., Medford, 541-500-8778. Nov. 23, Annieville, New Orleans jazz, blues, 5-7 p.m. No cover.

WALKABOUT BREWING, 921 Mason Way, Medford, 541-734-4677. Nov. 21, Frankie Hernandez Duo, rock, blues, reggae, 6-8 p.m.; Nov. 29, Rickishane, acoustic rock, 6:30-9 p.m. No cover.

WILD GOOSE CAFE & BAR, 2365 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-488- 4103. Nov. 23, karaoke, 8:3-11:30 p.m.; Nov. 24, karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Nov. 25, Jim Quinby, 6-8 p.m., Little Thom's open mic, 8-11 p.m.; Nov. 26, Peggy Rose's Singers' Showcase, 7-10 p.m.; Nov. 27, The Antelopers, 7-10 p.m.; Nov. 28, Waking Hazel, 7-10p.m.; Nov. 29, Robbie Dacosta, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

WINERIES

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. 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. 21, Tim Church, classical, jazz, Brazilian, Broadway, 5-7 p.m.; Nov. 23, Stardust Trio, jazz, swing, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Nov. 24, Grant Ruiz and Dan Fellman, classical guitar,m 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Nov. 25, Bishop Mayfield and Friends, R&B, funk, blues-rock, 5-7 p.m.; Nov. 28, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop duo, 5-7 p.m.; Nov. 29, Greta Gardnier, acoustic soul-folk, 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. 24, Thanksgiving Open House, with wine, appetizers, decorations, noon-4 p.m., $25, RSVP required; Dec. 16, Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus Holiday Party, dress-up fun with family activities, family photos, 1-4 p.m., $15 per child, call for reservations.

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; Dec, 13, John Nilsen, piano, 7 p.m., $10.

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. 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; Dec. 14, John Nilsen, piano, 6 p.m., $7.

SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. 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.

MUSIC

Josephine County

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

CHRISTMAS PROGRAM, 5 p.m. Dec. 1, Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1360 N.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass, 541-476-6313. Singers and musicians perform uplifting holiday music, including "O Holy Night." Free.

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, rvsymphony.org. 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 roguetheatre.com. 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 roguetheatre.com. 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 roguetheatre.com. With Will Ackerman, Barbara Higbie and Alex Degrassi, for 21 and over only. $38 general, $48 and $58 reserved.

FOUNTAINVIEW ACADEMY ORCHESTRA AND SINGERS, 5 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9, Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1360 N.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass, 541-476-6313, 541-474-3089. Christmas repertoire of old and new music. Free, tickets needed to assure seating; get them at Evergreen Federal Bank locations, or by phone.

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

JOHN NILSEN, 7 p.m. Dec. 12, Newman United Methodist Church, 132 N.E. B St., Grants Pass, 541-479-5369. Pianist performs holiday classics, boogie-woogie, jazz, new compositions. $10, at the door.

ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONY HOLIDAY CANDLELIGHT CONCERT, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15, Parkway Christian Center, 229 N.E. Beacon Drive, Grants Pass, 541-708-6400, rvsymphony.org. Holiday program with Baroque, Romantic and modern music, oboe soloist and a sing-along. Tickets $32 general, $15 youth 6-22.

ACOUSTIC JAM, 6-9 p.m. Dec. 20, Wild River Pub, 533 N.E. F St., Grants Pass, 541-476-5426. Folk, bluegrass, old-time, country, jam session for pickers and singers of all levels. Free.

COMMUNITY DRUMMING CIRCLE 6-7 p.m. Dec. 21, Applegate Library, 18485 N. Applegate Road, Applegate. Open to the public; bring a drum if you have one. Free.

Jackson County

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, rvsymphony.org. 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, craterian.org. "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.

RAMANA VIERIA, 2 p.m. Dec. 3, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-6996. Portuguese fado music. Free.

MINSTREL STREAMS, 2-4 p.m. Dec. 9, Art Presence Art Center, 206 E. Fifth St., Jacksonville, 541-941-7057. Classical Baroque, Celtic folk music. Free.

JOHN NILSEN, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 11, Upper Rogue United Methodist Church, 18977 Highway 62, Shady Cove, 541-878-2793. Pianist performs holiday classics, boogie-woogie, jazz, new compositions. $10, at the door.

SOUTHERN OREGON CONCERT BAND, 7 p.m. Dec. 12, Central Medford High School, 815 S. Oakdale Ave., Medford, 541-324-0404. Holiday music through the ages, including classical, old English, calypso tunes and carols arranged for handbells. Admission by donation.

JOHN NILSEN, 7 p.m. Dec. 13, Pascal Vineyard, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-535-7957. Pianist performs holiday classics, boogie-woogie, jazz, new compositions. $10, at the door.

JOHN NILSEN, 6 p.m. Dec. 14, RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. Pianist performs holiday classics, boogie-woogie, jazz, new compositions. $67, at the door.

ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONY HOLIDAY CANDLELIGHT CONCERT, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14, First Presbyterian Church, 1615 Clark Ave., Ashland, 541-708-6400, rvsymphony.org. Holiday program with Baroque, Romantic and modern music, oboe soloist and a sing-along. Tickets $38 general, $15 youth 6-22.

THE ENGLISH BEAT, 9 p.m. Dec. 14, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, liveatthearmory.com. Alternative, ska, pop, reggae, rock, New Wave, from the United Kingdom, for 21 and over only. $32, advance sales recommended.

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, repsingers.org. "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, craterian.org. Community sings invited to join accomplished singers and musicians to perform Handel's "Messiah." Free.

AFRICAN CHILDREN'S CHOIR, 7 p.m. Dec. 19, Grace Point Fellowship, 213 S. For St., Medford, 541-200-2164. African songs and dances, children's songs, traditional spirituals, gospel favorites. 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.

AFRICAN CHILDREN'S CHOIR, 7 p.m. Dec. 28, Valley Bible Fellowship, 616 S. Pacific Highway, Talent, 541-535-6322. African songs and dances, children's songs, traditional spirituals, gospel favorites. Free.

JOSEPH YUNGEN, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 28, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6154, chambermusiccioncerts.org. Recital of music by Alkan, Faure, Chopin. $20 general, $5 for full-time university students, children 8 and older and Oregon Trail Card holders.

Douglas County

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

BIGHORN JAZZ BAND/UMPQUA SINGERS, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11, Whipple Fine Arts Centerstage Theatre, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-4691. Holiday jazz.

ON STAGE

Josephine County

"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, barnstormersgp.com. 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 Fibber 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, gpnutcracker.org. 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.

Jackson County

"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, theoregoncabaret.com. 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, www.ctporegon.org. 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 NUTCRACKER BALLET, 7 p.m. Nov. 24, 3 p.m. Nov. 25, North Medford High School, 1900 N. Keene 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, camelottheatre.org. 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, www.ctporegon.org. 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, craterian.org. 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, randalltheatre.com. Musical adaptation of Dickens' story about a man visited by three ghosts. Reserved seating $18 before Dec. 14, $22 after Dec. 14 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, hamazons.com. Unscripted tale inspired by classic holiday films. $15 advance, $18 door.

TOMASEEN FOLEY'S A CELTIC CHRISTMAS, 3 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 22, Craterian Theatre, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Irish sing, dance, music, stories of Christmas. $32, $35, $38 adults, $22, $25, $28 youth and students 22 and younger.

Douglas County

"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, www.uact-theatre.com. On Christmas Eve, Charles Dickens argues, berates and battles with the characters he's trying to write about. $6-$13.

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, thegrandvictoriantheatre.com. Jugglers, acrobats and a furry, feathered and hooved cast of performers, $30.

CHILD'S PLAY

Josephine County

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 (No sessions Nov. 22), Grants Pass branch library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-956-2059, 541-301-1537. Parents and babies up to 24 months meet for nursery rhymes and playtime. Free.

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

Jackson County

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

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

ART

Josephine County

FIRST FRIDAY LIVE, 5-9 p.m. Dec. 7, downtown Grants Pass, 541-450-6180, facebook.com/grantspassfirstfridaylive. Local galleries and businesses hold receptions for art viewers. Free.

ART IN THE COMMUNITY, members of the Josephine County Artists' Association show their paintings. For 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, www.untitled2gallery.com. "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

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

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

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

ART AND SOUL GALLERY, 247 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-326-6960. 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.

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, sma.sou.edu. "Terrain: The Space Between" work by Vija Clemins, Judy Ofadd and Ed Ruscha, from the collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation; "Field Burns," solo exhibition by Patrick Collier; "Outland About," work by Carl Diehl and Susan Murrell, 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, studio151ashland.com. 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.

LITERARY

Josephine County

AUTHOR INNOVATIVE MARKETING, 2:30-4 p.m. Dec. 4, Brookdale Independent Living, 1357 Redwood Circle, Grants Pass, 541-643-9289, doranne@yourbodybook.com, www.aimforwriters.com. Authors work together to promote their craft, increase public awareness, expand readership, increase sales.

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

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.

BOOK SALE, noon-4 p.m. Nov. 30, 11 a.M.-3:30 p.m. Dec. 1, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3246.

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.

LOCAL AUTHOR FAIR, noon-3 p.m. Dec. 9, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6980. More than 30 local authors share, sell, sign their books. 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.

GOLD HILL BOOK CLUB, 3-4 p.m. Dec. 21, Gold Hill Library, 202 Dardanelles St., Gold Hill, 541-855-1994. Book discussion group reads "Station Eleven" by Emily St. John Mandel.

FAIRS/FESTS

Jackson County

HANUKKAH FEST, 4 p.m. Dec. 2, Havurah Synagogue, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-488-7716. Latke dinner (for sale), childrns' crafts to make menorahs and beeswzx candles, dreidel games, communal candle lighting, storytelling, gift shop. Free admission.

CHRISTMAS

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, reading of "Twas the Night Before Christmas." 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, roguewinterfest.org. 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, roguewinterfest.org. 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, roguewinterfest.org. 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.

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE, 1-4 p.m. Dec. 2, Deer Creek Center, 1241 Illinois River Road, Selma, 541-597-8530. Holiday treats and beverages, winter ecology program, live music, gingerbread cabin silent auction, nature crafts for kids and adults. Free.

PIE & ICE CREAM SOCIAL, 5-7 p.m. Dec. 2, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-476-3215. Tree lighting ceremony, Santa Claus and Magic Chimney with prizes for kids, crafts, music by Rogue Rascals, coloring contest for kids, pie and ice cream.

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

CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Dec. 7, Newman United Methodist Church, 132 N.E. B St., Grants Pass, 541-479-5369. Holiday music, readings, refrshments, with the theme "Silent Night." Free.

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.

CELEBRATION OF CHRISTMAS PAST, 1-4 p.m. Dec. 15, Schmidt House and Barn, 5-8 S.W. Fifth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-7827. Music and entertainment, make-and-take craft activities, Father Christmas, holiday decorations, home tours with costumed docents, coffee, cider and cookies. Free.

HOLIDAY LIGHTS DISPLAY, 6-9 p.m. nightly, Dec. 15-25, Riverside Park, Grants Pass, 541-264-0437. Drive-through lights display, with Santa on site a few days before Christmas. Free.

Jackson County

FESTIVAL OF LIGHT CELEBRATION, 5 p.m. Nov. 23, downtown Ashland, 541-482-3486. Santa's parade, grand illumination of more than 1 million lights, Santa's workshop, caroling. Free.

LITHIA ARTISANS CHRISTMAS FAIRE, 10 a.m.-7 p.m Nov. 23, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 24, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 25, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland. More than 50 regional artists and craftspeople show and sell their wares, with live music, food. Admission is free.

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 observances, 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.

HOLIDAY CRAFTS PARTY, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 15, Rogue River Library, 412 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-864-8850. Crafts, games, a movie and refreshments. Free.

Douglas County

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.

TIMBER TRUCKERS LIGHT PARADE, 6:30 p.m., Dec. 8, Old Highway 99, Myrtle Creek, 541-863-3037. Parade of fire trucks, logging trucks and other big rigs all lit up with Christmas lights. Free.

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.

TIMBER TOWN TOYLAND PARADE, 7-9 p.m. Dec. 15, Sutherlin, 541-459-3280. Parade of uniquely decorated vehicles. Free.

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS 5:30-9 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays, 5:30-10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, through Jan. 1, River Forks Park, Roseburg, 541-637-5742, uvfestivaloflights.com. 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)

Oregon coast

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

MISCELLANY

Josephine County

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, odfw.com. 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.

GUN & KNIFE SHOW, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 8, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 9, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 800-659-3440. Firearms, ammo, accessories. Admission $7.

Jackson County

SISKIYOU WOODCRAFT GUILD FINE WOODWORKING SHOW, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 23, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 24, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 25, Hay-Patton Rehearsal Center, 30 S. First St., Ashland, 541-301-8086, siskiyouwoodcraftguild.org. Juried show of furniture, tables, boxes, carvings, turned bowls and more. Admission is free.

NATIVE AMERICAN POTLUCK, 1-4 p.m. Nov. 25, 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.

HOLIDAY OPEN STUDIO, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 6909 Thompson Creek Road, Applegate, 541-846-1777. Clay artist Nancy Yturriaga opens her studio to the public. Free admission.

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.

CASINOS

Douglas County

SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. 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; Bump In the Road, Dec. 5-9; UFC 231 Viewing Party, Dec. 8; Retro Radio Christmas, Dec. 12-23; Amy Clawson, Dec, 26-30; UFC 232 Viewing Party, Dec. 29; Code Red, Dec. 31; Dance Into the Colors New Year's Eve Party, Dec. 31; Pickleball Championships, Feb. 6-10; karaoke, Mondays and Tuesdays through November; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

Northern California

ELK VALLEY CASINO, 2500 Howland Hill Road, Crescent City, Calif., 707-464-1020. Justin Shandor, Elvis impersonator, Dec. 15; McKenna Faith, Dec. 29; New Year's Eve with DJ Nett, Dec. 31.

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. Civil War Viewing Party, Nov. 23; Holiday Wine & Spirits Fair, Dec. 8; Jo Koy, Dec. 15; Brian McKnight, Jan. 19; Engelbert Humperdink, Feb. 9; Kevin and Caruso's Magique, March 9; Johnny Mathis, March 30; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

Oregon coast

CHINOOK WINDS CASINO, Lincoln City, 888-244-6665. 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, Fridays and Saturdays.

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


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