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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.

Dec. 28, DJ and karaoke, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Dec. 29, The Fireflies, dance music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Dec. 31, The Fireflies, dance music, 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. Dec. 30, Nick from Nowhere, piano, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. No cover.

CEDARWOOD SALOON, 1345 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-6160. Dec. 28-29, Perry Road, rock, country, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Dec. 31 New Year's Eve Party, with World's Least Dangerous Band, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Thursdays, open jam, 7-11 p.m. No cover.

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.

G STREET BAR AND GRILL, 125 S.E. G St., Grants Pass, 541-956-5427. Dec. 28-29, Saucy, classic and contemporary rock, funk, pop, 8 p.m.-midnight; Dec. 31, New Year's Eve party with Saucy, classic and contemporary rock, funk, pop, 8 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

THE HAUL, 121 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4991. Jan. 5, Aenimus attic, Dead Thrall, Nagamatr, heavy metal, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

JD'S SPORTS BAR AND BREWERY, 690 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-471-0383. Dec. 28-29, Hot Gossip, vintage rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Dec. 31, New Year's Eve Party with vintage rock music by Hot Gossip, free champagne toast, party favors, 9 pm.-1 a.m. No cover.

THE LAUGHING CLAM, 121 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1110. Dec. 28, Sarah Dion Brooks, acoustic covers and vocals, 7-10 p.m.; Dec. 29, Jen Ambrose Band, indie rock, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

MCGREW'S, 33105 Redwood Highway, O'Brien, 541-596-2202. Dec. 31, New Year's Eve Party with Elena Leona and 541THC, with countdown and midnight toast, 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.

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. Dec. 28-29, Frankie Hernandez Band, soul, funk, reggae, rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Dec. 31, New year's Eve Party with Sights and Sounds DJ in the event center, karaoke in the lounge, 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. Dec. 27, The Elephant, rock duo, acoustic/electric, 9-11 p.m. Dec. 28, Divine Rewind with Alcyon Massive, Hastings, Resolve and Rizlo, 10 p.m.-2 a.m.; Dec. 29, DJ Ruku$, hip hop, 10 p.m.-2 a.m.; Dec. 30, DJ FiNaTTiK's The End is Near Party, 8-10 p.m.; Dec. 31, New Year's Eve party, DJs indoors and DJ FiNaTTik outdoors, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; Jan. 3, Westbound, Americana duo, 8:30-11:30 p.m. No cover.

SPEAKEASY TAPROOM & WINE BAR, 208 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-450-4248. Dec. 28, Matt Combe, acoustic guitar and vocals, 8-11 p.m.; Dec. 31, Roaring '20s New Year's Eve Party, with 1920s music, champagne toast at midnight, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

TAYLOR'S COUNTRY STORE, 202 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541- 592-5358. Dec. 28, Guppy, acoustic Americana, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

THE WHAMMY BAR, 1620 Williams Highway, Grants Pass, 541-479-0910. Thursdays, karaoke, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. Dec. 29 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. Jan. 17, acoustic bluegrass Americana jam, 6-9 p.m; Tuesdays, Mike Brons, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

Jackson County

BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. Dec. 27, Drive Thru Radio, 7-9 p.m.; Dec. 28, Rogue Suspects Trio, blues, funk, rock, 8-11 p.m.; Dec. 29, David Pinsky and Broadway Phil Newton, acoustic blues, 8-11 p.m.; Dec. 31, New year's Eve Party with The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop duo, 9 p.m.- 1 a.m.; Jan. 3, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop duo, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

THE BLACK SHEEP, 51 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6414. Dec. 28, Robbie Da Costa Trio, rockabilly, blues, 9 p.m.-midnight; Tuesdays, open mic with Robbie DaCosta, 8:30-10:30 p.m.; Wednesdays, Magic Night, 6-9 p.m., Blades of Grass, acoustic bluegrass, 9-11 p.m.; Thursdays, dart tournament, 7:30 p.m., game night, 8 p.m.; Sundays, Celtic music, 2-5 p.m. No cover.

BOOMTOWN SALOON, 105 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-702-2252. Dec. 31, karaoke, 9 p.m.-midnight; Wednesdays, open mic, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

BRICKROOM, 35 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6030. Dec. 31, Drop It Like It's Hott: New Year's Eve celebration of 2000s rap featuring DJ Spank, 8 p.m., $15.

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. Dec. 31, New Year's Eve Party with music by Dos Tacos, 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays, karaoke, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

CHADWICKS PUB AND SPORTS BAR, 2300 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-770-1234. Dec. 28-29, Comedy Night with opener Joshua Chambers and headliner Del Van Dyke, 8 p.m. $10.

THE DOUBLE R PUB, 312 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-299-0300. Dec. 31, Old Fart New Year's Eve Party, with balldrop and toast, 4-6 p.m. No cover.

THE EDGE NIGHTCLUB & PATIO, 25 S. Riverside, Medford. Fridays and Saturdays, DJ dance music, 10 p.m. No cover.

FOGLINE SALOON, 1250 Biddle Road, Suite H, Medford, 541-857-8891. Dec. 27, Mark Charles Hill, country, light rock, 7:30--9:30 p.m.; Dec. 28, San Cavanaugh, acoustic, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

4 DAUGHTERS IRISH PUB, 126 W. Main St., Medford, 541-779-4455. Dec. 31, New Year's Eve Celebration, with DJ Dysfuncktion, party favors, champagne toast, whiskey tasting, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Saturdays, Jug of Punch, Irish music, 4-6 p.m. No cover.

GRAPE STREET BAR & GRILL, 31 S. Grape St., Medford, 541-500-8881. Dec. 28, Rock Candy, rock, blues, 8 p.m.-midnight, no cover; Dec. 29, The Girls, featuring Rogue Suspects, rock, blues, funk, 8 p.m.-midnight, $10 advance, $15 door; Dec. 31, New Year's Eve Party with Hog Wild, rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., no cover.

HABANEROS, 142 N. Front St., Medford, 541-779-9770. Dec. 29, Latino Night with DJ Coco, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

THE HOMESTEAD PUB , 119 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-299-0644. Dec. 29, Brass Alibi, classic rock, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

HOWIEE'S ON FRONT, 16 N. Front St., Medford, 541-773-5767. Dec. 28, Danielle Kelly Soul Project, R&B, Motown, soul, 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m.; Dec. 31, New Year's Eve Gala, with electronic funk and soul by DJ Rukus, 9 p.m.-1 p.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. Dec. 28, Jon Galfano & The Stormchasers, classic rock, 9 p.m.- midnight; Dec. 31, New Year's Eve Party with Frankie Hernandez Band, soul, funk, rock, reggae, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

JEFFERSON SPIRITS, 404 E. Main St., Medford, 541-622-8190. Sundays, open mic with The Robbie DaCosta Trio, blues, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

JOHNNY B'S ROCKIN' DINER, 120 E. Sixth St., Medford, 541-773-1900. Dec. 27, Honkey Toker International Roadshow, with Johnny Law, The Happys, Felix Thursday and The Cheatin' Hearts, Pete and Val, Silas R. Shand, 8-11 p.m.; Dec. 29, Spicy When Naked, punk, CD release party, with The Shaky Harlots and Death Plant, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Cover charges vary.

LA BAGUETTE MUSIC CAFE, 340 A St., Ashland, 541-482-0855. Dec. 28, Two Guitars, 10 a.m.-noon; Dec. 29, John Mazzei Jazz Trio, 10:30 am.-12:30 p.m.; Jan. 2, House Band, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

LUNA CAFE & MERCANTILE, 2525 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-482-3372. Dec. 30, Rogue Trio, jazz, 4-6 p.m. No cover.

MORRTON'S, 980 Phoenix Road, Medford, 541-772-3154. Dec. 28, Jim Friend, country, classic rock, light rock, pop, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. Dec. 29, Amy Corey, hometown acoustic, 7 p.m.; Fridays, Dan Engle and Friends, 6-9 p.m.; Mondays, open mic, 9 p.m.; Thursdays, karaoke, 9 p.m. No cover.

PIER 21, 841 Stewart Ave., Medford, 541-776-3263. Dec. 28-29, Gypsy Gillis, rock, blues, 9 p.m.-midnight; Dec. 31, New Year's Eve party with TJ Elton and the JVillians, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Wednesdays and Thursdays, open jam night, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

ROCKY TONK SALOON & GRILL, 333 E. Main St., Medford, 541-973-2887. Dec. 31, New Year's Eve Party, with DJ Casey Baker, balloon drop, prizes, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; 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.; Thursdays, trivia, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

THE TOP, 23 S. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-5055. Dec. 28, The Reverberays, surf rock, and The Shaky Harlots, garage rock, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

THE URBAN CORK, 330 N. Fir St., Medford, 541-500-8778. Jan. 4, Dayton Mason, gypsy jazz guitar, 5-7 p.m. No cover.

WALKABOUT BREWING COMPANY, 921 Mason Way, Medford, 541-734-4677. Dec. 27, Lee Stewart, reggae, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Jan. 3, Robbie DaCosta, rockabilly blues, 6:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

WILD GOOSE CAFE & BAR, 2365 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-488- 4103. Dec. 27, John Denver Birthday Bash, 7-10 p.m.; Dec. 28, karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Dec. 29, karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Dec. 30, Jim Quimby, 6-8 p.m.; Dec. 31, New Year's Eve karaoke, 8 p.m.-midnight, Jan. 1, Peggy Rose's Singers Showcase, 7-10 p.m.; Jan. 2, Gene's Themed Open Mic, 8-11 p.m.; Jan. 3, Jimmy Pinwheel Band, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

WINERIES

Josephine County

PLAISANCE RANCH, 16955 Water Gap Road, Williams, 541-846-7175. Jan. 11-12, Winemaker's Dinner: An Evening in Bordeaux, 6-10 p.m., $95, reservations required.

SCHMIDT FAMILY VINEYARDS, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9985. Dec. 28, Starvation Heights, adult contemporary, Americana, pop, 5-8 p.m. No cover.

Jackson County

BELLE FIORE WINERY, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland, 541-552-4900. Dec. 27, Don and Shae, jazz, blues standards, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Dec. 28, Stardust Trio, variety, 5:30-7:30 p.m; Dec. 29, Bishop Mayfield & Friends, R&B, blues, funk rock, 5:30-7:30 p.m; Dec. 30, New Year's Celebration with Blue Lightning, 5-7 p.m., $5-$10.; Jan. 2, Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop duo, 5-7 p.m. No cover, unless otherwise noted.

EDENVALE WINERY, 2310 Voorhies Road, Medford, 541-512-2955, ext. 2. Jan. 1, New Year's Day brunch, 9:30 a.m., $15-$35, reservations required.

PASCHAL WINERY, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-535-7957. Dec. 30, Tony Brussat, 4-6 p.m., no cover; Jan. 12, Band du Pays, swing lesson 7 pm., music 7:30-9:30- p.m., $10.

ROXY ANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. Dec. 28, Top Secret, eclectic rock, originals, 6-8 p.m., $5-$7; Dec. 30, David Pinsky and Phil Newton, acoustic blues, 3-5 p.m., no cover.

SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. Dec. 28, Doug Warner, acoustic, 6-8 p.m.; Dec. 29, Adam Gabriel, acoustic soul, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

MUSIC

Josephine County

ROCK CONCERT, 6-11 p.m. Jan. 4, Eaden Ballroom, 244 S.W. K St., Grants Pass. Music by Ghost Kings, rock; Brandon Prinzing & The Old Revival (rock from Bend), and Matt Combe, bluesy folk-jazz from Grants Pass. $5.

OREGON OLD TIME FIDDLERS, 1-3 p.m. Jan. 5, Fruitdale Grange, 1440 Parkdale Drive, Grants Pass, 541-488-3593. Open jam for all ages. Admission by donation.

211 FLY, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 11, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N,.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557. Original rock band from Southern Oregon plays progressive rock, southern rock and blues. $15.

ACOUSTIC JAM, 6-9 p.m. Jan. 17, 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.

3 RIVERS CHORALE, 3 p.m. Jan. 19, Immanuel United Methodist Church, 200 W. Watkins St., Cave Junction, 541-592-2981. "Winter Songs" program features seasonal music with piano accompaniment. Suggested $10 donation.

MICHAEL NESMITH, 8 p.m. Jan. 19, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316. Formely of The Monkees. $35 general, $45, $55 reserved; $185 general admission meet-and-greet, $205 reserved meet-and-greet.

3 RIVERS CHORALE, 3 p.m. Jan. 20, Bethany Presbyterian Church, 741 N.W. Fourth St., Grants Pass, 541-592-2981. "Winter Songs" program features seasonal music with piano accompaniment. Tickets $15, available after Jan. 2.

DERIK NELSON & FAMILY, 3 p.m. Jan. 20, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-479-2199. Siblings Derik, Riana and Dalten perform unique arrangements of popular songs, for Josephine County Community Concert Association. Tickets by subscription; call for availability.

Jackson County

PARADISE RESTORED: FROM SOUTHERN OREGON TO PARADISE WITH LOVE, 7-11 p.m. Dec. 27, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, https: tickets.brightstarevents.com/event/paradise-restored. Benefit concert and silent auction for evacuees of the California Camp Fire. Music by Adey Bell, Cornflower, Alice DiMicele, Jeff Pevar and Inger Jorgensen, LEFT-Suspects, Petty Thievery, Zepdrix. $15 advance, $20-$50 door; tickets at Music Coop in Ashland or online.

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, chambermusicconcerts.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.

ORGAN RECITAL, 2 p.m. Dec. 30, Trinity Episcopal Church, 44 N. Second St, Ashland, 541-482-3075. Margaret Evans performs works by Bach, Soerby, Pachelbel, Daquin, Hailstork, Schaffner, Hobby, Buxtehude and Dupre, with seasonal hymns sungs by the audience. Free, $20 donations to Options of Helping Residents of Ashland suggested.

NEW YEAR'S EVE FAMILY PROGRAM, 3-4 p.m. Dec. 31, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Music by Dennis Caraher. Free.

ELIJAH RAY AND THE BAND OF LIGHT, 8 p.m. Jan. 4, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N. Ashland, 541-482-3776. Transformational music across many genres. $20 advance.

MUSIC FOR FLUTE, PIANO, CLARINET, 1-2 p.m. Jan. 5, Jacksonville Library, 340 W. C St., Jacksonville, 5641-899-1665. Lisa Nichols, Joseph Yungen, Gwen Hutchings perform Bach's Trio Sonata, the Martinu Sonata and other chamber works. Free.

JIM WITTER'S IT'S STILL ROCK AND ROLL TO ME, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 12, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Music of Billy Joel and Elton John. Tickets $32, $35, $38 adults, $22, $25, $28 youth 22 and younger.

PIONEER HISTORY IN STORY AND SONG, 1:30 and 3 p.m. Jan. 13, Jacksonville Library, 340 W. C St., Jacksonville, 541-245-3650. David Gordon shares tunes and tales of Stephen Foster. $5, reservations required.

THE TEMPTATIONS, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 16, Kimmel Performing Arts Center, Kids Unlimited Academy, 821 N. Riverside Ave., Medford, www.kuoregon.org. Motown legends perform for all ages. Tickets $80 general, $200 VIP with five-course dinner and Red Lily Vineyard wines. Proceeds benefit Kids Unlimited.

JOSH TURNER, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 17, Bi-Mart Amphitheater, Jackson County Expo, Central Point, attheexpo.com. Country, with Mo Pitney opening. Tickets $25 general admission floor, $35 general admission bleachers, $45-$55 reserved.

COMMUNITY DRUMMING CIRCLE 6-7 p.m. Jan. 18, Applegate Library, 18485 N. Applegate Road, Applegate. Open to the public; bring a drum if you have one. Free.

KAREN LOVELY BAND, 8-11 p.m. Jan. 19, Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, 541-944-2844, liveatthearmory.com. Post-women's march blues concert for ages 21 and over only. $20 advance, $25 door.

THE INFAMOUS STRINGDUSTERS, 8 p.m. Jan. 22, Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, 541-944-2844, liveatthearmory.com. Progressive bluegrass. $25 advance, $30 door.

ROSANNE CASH, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 23, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Multi Grammy Award-winner performs new material and songs from her upcoming musical "Norma Rae." Tickets $43, $46, $49.

ENSEMBLE 4.1, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6154, chambermusicconcerts.org. Oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn and piano play compositions from Romantic and Modern periods. $35-$42,m $5 for full-time college students,children and Oregon Trail Card holders, $20 for ages 19-35.

SAN FRANCISCO ADLER FELLOWS GRAND OPERA CONCERT, 3 p.m. Jan. 27, Mountain Avenue Theater, 201 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 800-901-7173, 541-261-5776, bravaopera.com. San Francisco Opera resident artists perform works by opera's greatest composers. $25 adult reserved, $5 students.

ON STAGE

Josephine County

"VAGINA MONOLOGUES" AUDITIONS, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 4, 208 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass. Cold readings from the script. Performances will be Feb. 15-17.

"PLAY ON," 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m Sundays, Jan 18-Feb. 3, with an 8 p.m. shows Jan. 24 and 31, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, barnstormersgp.com. Farce about a community theater staging a play despite ongoing interference from the author. Tickets $15; Jan. 17 preview is $5, Jan. 24 is pay-what-you-can show.

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

"A CHRISTMAS CAROL," 7 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through Dec. 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. Pay-what-you-want, first-come, first-seated.

"TUCK EVERLASTING," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 1:30 p.m. Sundays, through 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.

"OLIVER," 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through Dec. 30, plus 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.

"EVERY CHRISTMAS STORY EVER TOLD (AND THEN SOME)," 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Mondays 1 and 8 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through Dec. 31, 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.

"THE WIZARD OF OZ," 7:30 p.m. Jan. 17, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Musical touring production based on the 1939 film. Tickets $50, $56, $68.

"THE GLASS MENAGERIE," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 1:30 p.m. Sundays, Jan. 18-Feb. 10, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055, www.ctporegon.org. Tennessee Williams memory play about an aspiring poet who supports his mother and sister.Tickets $25 general, $22 seniors, $18 students and children; Jan. 17 preview is $15, opening night gala begins at 6:45 p.m. with appetizers and beverages.

"LATE NIGHT CATECHISM LAS VEGAS: SISTER ROLLS THE DICE," 7:30 p.m. Jan. 19, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Las vegas night, with lessons on gambling, showgirls, magicians and drive-through marriage chapels. Tickets $32, $35, $38 adult, $22, $25, $28 youth and students.

"BEEHIVE" 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturday, 1 p.m. Sundays, Jan. 31-March 31, with 8 p.m. shows Mondays starting March 11 and Wednesdays starting March 20, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, theoregoncabaret.com. Celebration of 1960s female empowerment, with music by Janis Joplin, Diana Ross, Aretha Franklin and Tina Turner. $25-$39.

BRIAN REGAN, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Stand-up comedy. Tickets $44, $47, $50.

OREGON SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, March 8-Oct. 27, Ashland, 541-482-4331, www.osfashland.org. The 2019 season begins with: "As You Like It," March 8-Oct. 26; "Hairspray," March 9-Oct. 27; "Cambodian Rock Band," March 9-Oct. 27; "Mother Road," March 10-Oct. 26. Dates, times, ticket prices vary.

CHILD'S PLAY

Josephine County

CHRISTMAS VACATION DAY CAMP, 7:15 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 27-28, Jan. 2-4, YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-474-0001, grantspassymca.org. Crafts, swimming, youth gym, youth room, field trips. $27-$32 per day or $65-$80 per week.

W.I.L.D. — WILDERNESS INTEGRATED LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT, 1-4 p.m. Jan. 6 and 20, Feb. 3 and 17, March 3 and 17, April 7, Williams, contact info@williamscommunityforestproject.org. Outdoor educational program for children to develop physical and social skills, love and respect for woodlands. By donation. Contact to register.

YOUNG MASTER GARDENERS, 11:30 a.m.-noon and 3-4 p.m. Jan. 9, Josephine Community Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. Kids learn about indoor gardening and hydroponics. 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.

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

BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. Paintings by Donna Walsh, through December.

GALLERY ONE AT THE MUSEUM, 229-B S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1218. Ornaments, cards, baskets, jewelry, fine art, photography, sculpture and other gift items by gallery artists, through December.

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, through Dec. 20; "Black, White & The Blues Preview," exhibit of art to be auctioned off at the annual museum fundraiser, Jan. 23-Feb. 22.

THE HIVVE, 164 S.E. G St., Grants Pass. Work by graffiti artist "HURT," including customizes church pews, a 8-by-12-foot mural, and train set miniatures, through December.

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.

PAIN 2 PERFORMANCE, 111 S.E. G St., Grants Pass, 541-916-8350. Early work by by Paul Silas Trapp, paintings exploring the interior of his art studio and some domestic scenes, through December.

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.

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 December. In the annex: "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 December.

VINTAGE OUTLET & CONSIGNMENTS, 114 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-295-7540. "Royceware," distinctive jewelry by Cynthia Mace, through December.

Jackson County

ASHLAND GALLERY WALK, 5-8 p.m. Jan. 4, downtown Ashland, 541-488-8430, 877-PLAN-ART. Artists' receptions at downtown galleries.

THIRD FRIDAY ART WALK, 5-8 p.m. Jan. 18, 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. "Expressions," watermedia paintings by Lynda Hoffman-Snodgrass that focus on abstraction, through Dec. 30; "Small Works," small scale work by gallery artists, Jan. 2-27.

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," and "Gathering of Angels," through Dec. 30.

ART SALON, 2 p.m. Jan. 27, 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. Jan. 27 is John Eastman.

ASHLAND ART CENTER, 357 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2772. Handcrafted work by local artists: paintings, photography, prints, jewelry, scarves, fiber art, woodwork, ceramics, through December.

ASHLAND ART WORKS, 291 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-4735. "Winter Wonders Holiday Gift Show," through December.

GALLERIE KARON, 500 A St., Ashland, 541-482-9008. "Gifts BY the Gifted," handmade, handcrafted gift items for the holidays, through December.

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

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 gallery artists, ongoing.

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. "Bittersweet: Yosemite 20 Years Later," images by Bobbi Murphy, through January.

ROGUE GALLERY, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, 541-772-8118. "Don't Fence Me In," more than 80 gallery members express themselves without boundaries, in watercolor, oil, sculpture, photography and pastels, through Dec. 21; "Awake, Dreaming in the Garden," woodcuts and screenprints by Amy Godard, through Jan. 11.

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. "A Study on the Transition of Life," watercolors by Nora Costley, through December.

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

Douglas County

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

LITERARY

Josephine County

CHRISTIAN WRITERS SUPPORT GROUP, noon-1:30 p.m. Jan. 8, All the World Christian Center, 237 S.E. G St., Grants Pass (use door between the cleaners and the church), 541-479-5948, writerkate@mail.com. Writers share their writings. No membership fee, donations welcome.

POETRY SHARING, 7-9 p.m. Jan. 11, 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

MEDFORD LIBRARY BOOK CHAT, 5:30 p.m. Jan. 8, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6415. Book group reads "The Light Between Oceans" by M.L. Stedman. Free.

PHOENIX LIBRARY BOOK CLUB, 2 p.m. Jan. 10, Phoenix Library, 510 W. First St., Phoenix, 541-535-7090. Book discussion group. Free.

WRITERS GUILD OF ROGUE RIVER, 10 a.m.-noon Jan 12, Rogue River Library, 412 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-321-5215. Writers of all genres write and critique one another. Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 2-3 p.m. Jan. 14, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6415. Eugene Register-Guard columnist Bob Welch presents "The Wizard of Foz: Dick Fosbury's One-Man High-Jump Revolution." Free.

GOLD HILL BOOK CLUB, 3-4 p.m. Jan. 18, Gold Hill Library, 202 Dardanelles St., Gold Hill, 541-855-1994. Book discussion group reads "Radium Girls" by Kate Moore. Free.

AUTHOR TALK 2-3 p.m. Jan. 20, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Ashland author Ellen Gardner shares from her novel "Side-swiped: A Motorhome Adventure." Free.

BRAIN BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Jan. 22, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group. Free.

SISKIYOU SLEUTHS BOOK GROUP, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Jan. 30, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Mystery discussion group. Free.

MISCELLANY

Josephine County

NEW YEAR'S EVE DINNER DANCE, 6 p.m. Dec. 31, Grants Pass Merlin Moose Lodge, 2230 Merlin Ave., Merlin, 541-474-2833, 541-659-0579. Prime rib dinner, dance music by The Roadsters. Dinner $40 for couples, $25 singles, $10 for band and midnight buffet only. RSVP requested for dinner.

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. CELEBRATION, 7 p.m. Jan. 21, Newman United Methodist Church, 132 N.E. B St., Grants Pass, 541-479-5369. Speakers and music on the theme "Why We can't Wait." Free.

Jackson County

NATIVE AMERICAN POTLUCK, 1-4 p.m. Dec. 30, 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.

NOON YEAR'S EVE PARTY, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 31, ScienceWorks Hands-on Museum, 1500 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-5716. Countdown to the new year, balloon drop at noon, make party hats and noise makers, egg drop contests. Tickets on sale at the door.

NEW YEAR'S EVEN BINGO, 7 p.m. Dec. 31, Rogue River Community Center, 132 Broadway St., Rogue River, 541-582-0609. Games, prizes, food. $50 per ticket.

FANCY PANTS NEW YEAR'S EVE FAMILY DANCE PARTY, 7-9 p.m. Dec. 31, Havurah Synagogue. 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-488-7716. DJ dance music, refreshments. $5 adults, $3 for kids 3-12.

NEW YEAR'S EVE BOOTLEGGERS BALL, 8 p.m. Dec. 31 Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, liveatthearmory.com. Glitzy, semi-formal New Year's Eve party with ball drop, gaming tables, circus acts, and three bands — Bathtub Gin Serenaders, Band du Pays and Allen Giardinelli. $30 advance, $35 door; tickets online or at Immortal Spirits and The Music Coop in Ashland.

HISTORY LECTURE SERIES, noon Jan. 2, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, noon, Jan. 9, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-773-6536, 541-774-8679. "Discovering Abandoned Cemeteries: Locating Unmarked Graves," first in a year-long history lecture series called "Windows in Time." Free.

SECRETS & MYSTERIES OF THE BEEKMAN BANK, 7, 8 and 9 p.m. Jan. 3-5, Beekman Bank, 110 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-245-3650. Candlelight tours of historic financial institution, for up to 12 people at a time. Tours $5, reservations required, by phone or info@historicjacksonville.org.

CHALLENGE OF CHAMPIONS TOUR 2018 FINALE, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 4-5, Jackson County Fairgrounds, Central Point, 541-580-8901, attheexpo.com. Professional bullriders from around the U.S. compete. $15-$28 advance, $20-$30 gate.

OREGON TEMPRANILLO CELEBRATION GRAND TASTING, 1-4 p.m. Jan. 20, Ashland Hills Hotel and Suites, 2525 Ashland St., Ashland, oregontempranilloalliance.com. Sample tempranillo from around the state, with tapas and desserts. Tickets $50, includes logo souvenir wine glass.

Douglas County

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)

CHALLENGE OF THE CHAMPIONS BULLRIDING, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 541-580-8901. Bullriders ride bulls. $14-$17.

Oregon coast

HOLIDAY LIGHTS, 4-9:30 p.m. through 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.

HOLIDAY LIGHT SHOW, 6-8 p.m. nightly, through Dec. 31, Pacific Reef Hotel, Gold Beach, 541-247-6658. Six acres of oceanfront land with lasers synchronized to holiday tunes and video.

CASINOS

Douglas County

SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. Amy Clawson, Dec, 27-30; UFC 232 Viewing Party, Dec. 29; Code Red, Dec. 31; Dance Into the Colors New Year's Eve Party, Dec. 31; Justin Shandor as Elvis, Jan. 12; 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. 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. New Year's Eve Celebration, Dec. 31; 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. Throwback to The '80s New Year's Eve, Dec. 31; Comedy on the Coast, Jan. 4-5; Josh Turner, Jan. 18-19; Comedy on the Coast, Feb. 8-9; Gary Allan, Feb. 22-23; Comedy on the Coast, March 22-23; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

MILL CASINO, North Bend, 800-953-4800. New Year's Eve on the Coast, Dec. 31; Comedy Night, Wednesdays; Trivia Night, Tuesdays and Thursdays; lounge entertainment, Fridays and Saturdays.

THREE RIVERS CASINO, Florence, 541-997-7529. Bret Lulich and Paul Biondi Experience, Dec. 28-30.


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