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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. Feb. 14, David Modica, alluring love songs on guitar, 6 p.m.; Feb. 16, Josh Gibson and Jacob Rubanowitz, blues, jazz and more on guitar and bass, 6-9 p.m.; Feb 17, Scott Head, guitar, 11 a.m.; Feb. 20, Whiskey Wednesday with live music, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

CEDARWOOD SALOON, 1345 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-6160. Feb. 15-16, Perry Road, country, rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Thursdays, open jam, 7-11 p.m. No cover.

CLIMATE CITY BREWING, 509 S.W. G St. Grants Pass, 541-479-3725. Feb. 16, David Modica, guitar. 6-9 p.m.; 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. Tuesdays, funk jam, 7-10 p.m.; 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. April 4, The Tipsy Paintbrush, 6:15 p.m., $35, reservations at squareup.com; 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. Feb. 15, Hot Gossip, vintage rock, 8 p.m.-midnight; Feb. 16, Karl and the Raindrops, blues, rock, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

THE HAUL, 121 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4991. Feb. 15, John Dough Boys, punkabilly, with Boss' Daughter, (punk rock from Reno), 9 p.m.-midnight; Feb. 16 "The Vagina Monologues," 7 p.m., $10 at the door, benefits Women's Crisis Support Team.

JD'S SPORTS BAR AND BREWERY, 690 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-471-0383. Feb. 15-16, live music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

THE LAUGHING CLAM, 121 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1110. Feb. 15, Leonard Griffee Blues Band, 7-10 p.m.; Feb. 16, Turner and Gardener, indie rock, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

MCGREW'S, 33105 Redwood Highway, O'Brien, 541-596-2202. Feb. 15, Valentine's Day Party, with Rosie Wittman and Dawna Crocker, folk singer songwriters, 9 p.m.-midnight, $3.

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. Feb. 15-16, Sights and Sounds Unlimited Hip Hop DJ, 9 p.m.-2 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. Feb. 14, 221 Fly, original progressive rock, 9-11 p.m.; Feb. 15, Amy Bleu, singer songwriter, with Maddy Joy opening, 9 p.m.-midnight; Feb. 16, DJ Ruku$ and DJ Kenobi, funk, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; Feb. 17, Jeff Jacobs (from Vida Girls), 8-11 p.m.; Feb. 21, DJ FiNaTTik, dance music, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

SPEAKEASY TAPROOM & WINE BAR, 208 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-450-4248. Feb. 15, Beth Wishes, acoustic rock, folk, blues, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

TAYLOR'S COUNTRY STORE, 202 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541- 592-5358. Feb. 15, Ellipse, contemporary and classic rock duo, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. Feb. 16, Guppy, 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. Feb. 14-15 and 2 p.m. Feb. 17, "The Vagina Monologues," 7 p.m., $10, benefits Women's Crisis Support Team, call 541-249-9969 for tickets; Feb. 21, acoustic bluegrass Americana jam, 6-9 p.m., no cover; Feb. 22-23, Comedy Night, with headliners Travis Nelson and Vanessa Dawn, doors open 7 p.m., show 8 p.m., $7 advance, $10 at the door; Tuesdays, Mike Brons, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m., no cover.

WOLF CREEK INN, 100 Front St., Wolf Creek, 541-866-2474. Feb. 14, Valentine's Day Dinner with violin music by Taylor Bennett, 6-8:30 p.m., reservations required.

Jackson County

AQUA RESTAURANT AND BAR, 31 Water St., Ashland, 541-488-2782. Feb. 15, J-Villains, classic rock, country, R&B, blues, 9 p.m.-midnight; Feb. 17 and Feb. 24, Rum Tum School of Music, 5-7 p.m. No cover.

BAMBOO ROOM AT KING WAH'S, 1182 Court St., Medford, 541-772-1820. Feb. 16, Sylent Storm, with Grey Hawk, metal, 7-10 p.m. $7; Feb. 24, Aethereus, The Odious Construct, Disymbolic, metal, 7 p.m., all ages until 10 p.m., $5.

BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. Feb. 14, Adam Gabriel, 7-9 p.m.; Feb. 15-16, The Rogue Suspects Lite, rock, funk, 8-11 p.m.; Feb. 21, Danielle Kelly and Paul Turnipseed, soul, jazz, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

THE BLACK SHEEP, 51 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6414. Feb. 15, SoundFarm Band, acoustic electric originals and covers, 9 p.m.-midnight, $5; Feb. 17, Clementine Was Right, country-tinged garage pop, with Craig Wright opening, 7-9 p.m.; 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, unless noted.

BOOMTOWN SALOON, 105 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-702-2252. Feb. 16, Rock Candy, classic rock, blues, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Wednesdays, open mic, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

BRICKROOM, 35 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6030. Feb. 16, Leadbetter Band, classic rock, Americana, 9 p.m.; $10.

CALLAHAN'S MOUNTAIN LODGE, Interstate 5 Exit 6, south of Ashland, 541-482-1299. Saturdays through Wednesdays, Ken Hart, guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m.; Thursdays and Fridays, John Hollis, guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m., no cover.

CATTLEMEN'S, 108 Depot St., Rogue River, 541-582-1631. Feb. 15, Jason Dae West, of Intuitive Compass, original folk, Americana, 10 p.m.-midnight; Wednesdays, DJ Grene, 8 p.m.-midnight; Thursdays, karaoke, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

CHADWICKS PUB AND SPORTS BAR, 2300 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-770-1234. Feb. 15-16, Comedy Night with opener Alfred Carcieri and headliner Alex Elkin, 8 p.m., $10.

THE EDGE NIGHTCLUB & PATIO, 25 S. Riverside, Medford. Feb. 15, The California Men, Male Review, 9 p.m.-midnight; $10; Saturdays, DJ dance music, 10 p.m.-2 a.m. No cover.

FOGLINE SALOON, 1250 Biddle Road, Suite H, Medford, 541-857-8891. Wednesdays, trivia, 7-9:30 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. Feb. 14, Giantess, blues, tock, jazz, country, soul, 7-11 p.m.; Feb. 15, Bishop Mayfield and Friends, blues, rock, 8 p.m.-midnight; Feb. 16, The Roadsters, classic rock, 8 p.m.-midnight; Feb. 19, Southern Oregon Jazz Orchestra, swing, big band, 7-9 p.m.; Feb. 20, line dancing, 6-9 p.m.; Feb. 21, Latin Night, bachata class 7:30 p.m., social dance 8-10 p.m., $5 each for class and social. No cover, unless noted.

HABANEROS, 142 N. Front St., Medford, 541-779-9770. Feb. 15, Exit 40 with Beth Henderson, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Feb. 16, Funkdaqit, Dusty Jones & the Devils High Society, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

THE HOMESTEAD PUB , 119 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-299-0644. Feb. 16, Ruby Rain, country, rock, blues, R&B, pop, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Tuesdays, open mic jam, 7:30-10:30 p.m. No cover.

HOWIEE'S ON FRONT, 16 N. Front St., Medford, 541-773-5767. Feb. 15, Danielle Kelly Soul Project, Motown, soul, R&B, 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m.; Feb. 16, The John Dough Boys, punkabilly, and Seven Mile Lane, rock from Salem, 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. Jacksonville, 541-899-1170. Feb. 15, Frankie Hernandez, rock, reggae, funk, 9 p.m.-midnight, No cover.

JOHNNY B'S ROCKIN' DINER, 120 E. Sixth St., Medford, 541-773-1900. Feb. 14, Vanna Oh!, Step It Up and Go, rock, 9 p.m.-midnight, $5; Feb. 16, Death By Overkill, Death Plant, Town Stories, 9 p.m.-midnight, cover; Feb. 20, Stoll Vaughan, Americana folk, 9-10 p.m.; Feb. 21, Forst Bailey, 9 p.m., cover.

LA BAGUETTE MUSIC CAFE, 340 A St., Ashland, 541-482-0855. Feb. 15, Jazz Quartet, 10:30 a.m.-noon; Feb. 16, Ed Dunsavage Jazz, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Feb. 2-, Bread & Jam, 10 a.m.-noon.

LUNA CAFE & MERCANTILE, 2525 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-482-3372. Feb. 14, Danielle Kelly Soul Project, Motown, soul, R&B, 7-9 p.m.; Feb. 17, Ed Dunsavage Trio, jazz, 4-6 p.m.; Feb. 20, Ed Dunsavage, jazz guitar, 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover.

MORRTON'S, 980 Phoenix Road, Medford, 541-772-3154. Feb. 15, Tradewinds, rock, blues, 8-10 p.m.; Feb. 19, Rogue Comedy Underground, stand-up, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. Feb. 15 Broth Band, alternative, indy, R&B, 9-11 p.m.; Feb. 16, Amber Lanterns, Dravus House, Larsen Gardens, folk, 8-11 p.m.; Feb. 17, Caitlin Jemma and Jeremy James Meyer, soulful country, 8-11 p.m.; Fridays, The Corner Boys, traditional Irish dance music, 6-9 p.m.; Mondays, open mic, 9 p.m.; Thursdays, karaoke, 9 p.m. No cover.

O'SHAE'S IRISH PUB, 14 Calle Guanajuato Way #100, Ashland, 541-234-4020. Feb. 14, Savage and Page Duo, flute and harp, 6-8 p.m., no cover; Feb. 15, Dayton Mason, gypsy jazz guitar, 5-7 p.m., no cover; Feb. 16, Latin Dance Night, bachata and salsa lesson, 8:30 p.m., $7, social dancing, 9-11 p.m., free.

OSMO'S ALEHOUSE, 522 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-816-4422. Feb. 14, Tinderized: Storytelling with No Heart, Southern Oregon Dating Stories, 6:30-9 p.m.; Feb. 23, Second Anniversary Party, with live music, food truck, 6-10 p.m. No cover.

PIER 21, 841 Stewart Ave., Medford, 541-776-3263. Feb. 15-16, The Nancy Mac Band, classic rock, 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. April 18, Moonshine Bandits, with Overtime, hip hop country, Crucifix, rap rock from Atlanta, 8-11 p.m., $18 advance, $22 door; Tuesdays and Fridays, free line dance lessons, 7-9 p.m., no cover.

THE SCHOOLHAUS BREWHAUS, 525 Bigham Knoll Drive, Jacksonville, 541-899-1000. Feb. 22, Rogue Valley Timbers Third Annual Beer and Benevolence, 6-9 p.m., $50 at eventbrite, to provide scholarships to kids for recreational and competitive soccer programs.

SMITHFIELDS PUB & PIES, 23 S. Second St., Ashland, 541-482-7437. Thursdays, trivia, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

THE TALENT CLUB, 114 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-2721. Feb. 15, Mike Dill and The Malletmen, punk rock, 9 p.m.-midnight, $15; Feb. 23, Scott Pemberton, northwest rock, 9 p.m.-midnight, $15.

WALKABOUT BREWING COMPANY, 921 Mason Way, Medford, 541-734-4677. Feb. 14, Eric Leadbetter, singer songwriter, 7-9 p.m.; Feb. 19, trivia, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

WILD GOOSE CAFE & BAR, 2365 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-488- 4103. Feb. 14, Craig Martin and Friends, 7-10 p.m.; Feb. 15, karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Feb. 16, karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Feb. 17, Jim Quimby, 6-8 p.m., open mic, 8-11 p.m.; Feb. 18, Train Rob Bree, 7-10 p.m.; Feb. 19, Johnny Cash Birthday Bash, 7-10 p.m.; Feb. 21, Gayle Wilson Trio, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

WINERIES

Josephine County

AUGUSTINO ESTATE VINEYARDS, 16995 N. Applegate Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-1881. Feb. 16-17 Jim Lesher and Barney, old-time country 2-5 p.m. No cover.

PLAISANCE RANCH, 16955 Water Gap Road, Williams, 541-846-7175. March 29, Wine Down, with music by Martin Gerschwitz and barbecue for sale, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

SCHMIDT FAMILY VINEYARDS, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9985. Feb.15, Doug Brons, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5-8 p.m. No cover.

Jackson County

BELLE FIORE WINERY, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland, 541-552-4900. Feb. 14, Winemaker Dinner, 6 p.m., $45-$55, with live music, reservations required; Feb. 15, jeff Kloetzel, modern pop, rock, soul, folk, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Feb. 16, Not Too Shabby, pop, blues, R&B, contemporary, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Feb. 17, Rob Petrone, classical, jazz guitar, 5-7 p.m.; Feb. 20, Paul Turnipseed trio, New Orleans jazz, 5-7 p.m.; Feb. 21, David Cahalan, acoustic variety, 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover, unless otherwise noted.

DANCIN' VINEYARDS, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford, 541-245-1133. Feb. 14, Winemakers Dinner, 6 p.m., with music by Jeff Kloetzel, call for price and reservations.

EDENVALE WINERY, 2310 Voorhies Road, Medford, 541-512-2955, ext. 2. April 21, Easter Sunday Brunch, seatings start at 9:30 a.m., reservations required; May 12, Mother's Day Tea, noon-4 p.m., with music by Richard Millward, reservations required.

GRIZZLY PEAK WINERY, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland, 541-482-5700. Feb. 23, Celtic Harps, rare instruments and wondrous stories with Lisa Lynne and Aryeh Frankfurter, 7-9 p.m., $20 advance, $24 door.

KRISELLE CELLARS, 12956 Modoc Road, White City, 541-830-8466. Feb. 14, wine and chocolate pairing, 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Feb. 16, Maddy Joy, acoustic folk, blues, funk, rock, 1-4 p.m.; Feb. 17, Tim Mitchell, acoustic rock, 1-4 p.m. No cover.

PASCHAL WINERY, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-535-7957. Feb. 17, Jeff Kloetzel, modern pop, rock, soul, funk, 4-6 p.m., no cover; Feb. 24, Tony Brussat, jazz guitar, 4-6 p.m., no cover; Feb,. 28, Sinne Eeg and Peter Sprague, jazz, 7 p.m., $20-$25, reservations.

ROXY ANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. Feb. 14, Holly Gleason Trio, 6-8 p.m.; Feb. 15, Bustin Out, dance music of 70s, 80s, 90s, 6-8 p.m., $5-$7; Feb. 17, Shybo Torres Duo, folk rock, 3-5 p.m., no cover.

SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. Feb. 15, Alyssa Weaver and Pacifica, 6-8 p.m.; Feb. 16, David Pinsky, acoustic blues, 6-8 p.m.; Feb. 20, Jeff Kloetzel, modern pop, rock, soul, folk, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

2 HAWK WINERY, 2335 N. Phoenix Road, Medford, 541-779-9463. March 11, Culinary Class, Greek dishes, 6-8:30 p.m. $75-$95, advance reservations.

MUSIC

Josephine County

ADAM KNIGHT, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557. Singer songwriter performs pop, neo-soul, R&B. Tickets $15, $12 each for groups of 10 or more; dinner and beverages sold by Oregon Pour Authority, flowers for women, while supplies last.

ACOUSTIC JAM, 6-9 p.m. Feb. 21, 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.

MARCHFOURTH, 8 p.m. March 1, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. Brass funk, rock and jazz, with dancers, acrobats and stilt-walkers. Tickets $20.

THREE RIVERS COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA, 7 p.m. March 16, Newman United Methodist Church, 132 N.E. B St., Grants Pass. Selections by Schubert, Brahms, Wagner, Ravel, Mendelssohn, Mancini, John Berry and others. Free, donations at the door.

ILYA YAKUSHEV, 7:30 p.m. March 21, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-479-2199. Russian pianist performs works by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky and Gershwin with multi-media visuals, for the Josephine County Community Concerts series. Tickets by subscription; call for availability.

JOHN BATDORF, 7-9 p.m. March 27, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290, gpmuseum.com. Singer songwriter from Ohio performs original music.. Tickets $15.

CAITLIN JEMMA, 7:30 p.m. March 29, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557. Singer songwriter performs soulful country. Tickets $15, $12 each for groups of 10 or more.

SINGSPIRATION, 5 p.m. March 31, First Christian Church, 305 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-226-5704. Sing and celebrate event open to the public. Free.

Jackson County

TUTUNOV PIANO SERIES, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. Alexander Tutunov and friends. $20 reserved, free for full-time students.

PETER SERKIN, 12:30 p.m. Feb. 22, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. Renown pianist. Free.

BENEFIT PIANO RECITAL, 3 p.m. Feb. 23, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. Classical favorites by Alexander Tutunov, Christine Eggert, Madeline Abel-Kerns, Michele Alspach, Joyce Stevens and Pat Daly. Admission by donation to benefit music students of the Rogue Valley District.

SINNE EEG AND PETER SPRAGUE, 7 p.m. Feb. 28, Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-488-3869, siskiyoumuiscproject.com. Danish jazz vocalist teams up with San Diego-based guitarist. $25 general, $20 Siskiyou Music Project members, $10 youth.

SATSANG, 8 p.m. March 2, Emek Shalom, 1800 E. Main St., Ashland, mysticrisingfestival.com. Neo-folk, with Freedom opening, for ages 18 and older. $15 advance, $20 door.

DARLINGSIDE, 8 p.m. March 4, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu.Alt-folk quartet, with guest River Whyless. $30 general, $15 full-time students.

THE MANDERLING STRING QUARTET, 7:30 p.m. March 8, 3 p.m. March 9, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6154, chambermusicconcerts.org. Chamber music; Friday's concert, "Last Works," includes work by Haydn, Beethoven and Schubert; Saturday's show "Russian Night" includes works by Haydn, Shostakovich and Tchaikovsky. Tickets $44-$53, $5 for children, full-time university students and Oregon Trail Card holders.

PIONEER HISTORY IN STORY AND SONG, 1:30 and 3 p.m. March 10, Jacksonville Library, 340 W. C St., Jacksonville, 541-245-3650. David Gordon performs "The 19th Century on the Move," songs to lighten the journey. $5, reservations required.

BENEFIT CONCERT, 3 p.m. March 10, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, 541-531-6121. Acoustic music by local musicians (3-6 p.m.), followed by Blue Lightning, Frankie Hernandez Band and LEFT (6-9 p.m.)., plus silent auction, raffle $15-$25 sliding scale; tickets at Cripple Creek Music and at the door. Proceeds benefit local musician Mark DeGroft's medical expenses.

KEN PEPLOWSKI WITH ED DUNSAVAGE TRIO, 7 p.m. March 22, Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, siskiyoumusicproject.com.

Clarinet and saxophone master gives intimate performance with guitar, bass and drums. $25 general, $20 Siskiyou Music Project members, $10 students.

JEFFREY JONES AND FRIENDS, 7-10 p.m. March 23, Camelot Theatre, 101 Talent Ave., Talent. Singer songwriter performs double CD release concert of original music, with musicians who performed on the CDs. Tickets $20, sold at Music Coop in Ashland, Hilltop Music in Phoenix and at the door.

STEPHEN MARLEY, 8 p.m. March 23, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, 541-944-2844, liveatthearmory.com. Acoustic jam, with Mystic Marley, for all ages. $35 advance, $45 door, children under 10 free with an adult; sold at Listen Here in Grants Pass, Music Coop in Ashland.

Douglas County

TWO GUYS WITH GUITARS, 7 p.m. Feb. 15, Whipple Fine Arts Centerstage Theatre, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-4691.

UMPQUA SINGERS, BIGHORN JAZZ BAND, 7 p.m. March 8, Jacoby Auditorium, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-4691.

UCC SYMPHONIC BAND, 7 p.m. March 12, Whipple Fine Arts Centerstage Theatre, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-4691.

Northern California

IMAR, 7 p.m. March 15, Crescent Elk Auditorium, 994 G St., Crescent City, Calif., 707-464-1336, dnaca.net. Celtic five-piece band. Tickets $12-$18.

ON STAGE

Josephine County

"THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES," 7 p.m. Feb. 14-15, 2 p.m. Feb. 17, Wild River Pub, 533 N.E. F St., Grants Pass, 541-249-9969. Eve Ensler show based on interviews with women, exploring sexuality, self-discovery and sexual violence, with silent auction, local female-made merchandise, food and beverages for purchase. Tickets $10; proceeds benefit Women's Crisis Support Team.

"SHAKESPEARE ON THE GREEN: FUN, FRANTIC AND SLIGHTLY FRACTURED INTRODUCTIONS TO SHAKESPEARE PLAYS," 6:30 p.m. Feb. 15-16, Hidden Valley High School, 651 Murphy Creek Road, Grants Pass, 541-862-2124. School drama club stages accessible shorts that use comedic and modern language to update some of The Bard's classic works. $5 general, free for kids 12 and younger.

DANCE VARIATIONS, 7 p.m. Feb. 16, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, allthatjazzdancestudio.com. All That Jazz Dance Studio students and guest artists perform contemporary, jazz, hip hop, Broadway, street tap, ballet and more. Tickets $16 general, $12 seniors and students.

"THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES," 7 p.m. Feb. 16, The Haul, 121 S.W. H St., Grants Pass. Eve Ensler show based on interviews with women, exploring sexuality, self-discovery and sexual violence, with silent auction, local female-made merchandise, food and beverages for purchase. Tickets $10, at the door only; proceeds benefit Women's Crisis Support Team.

"FOOLS," 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22-23, March 1-2, North Valley High School, 6741 Monument Drive, Grants Pass, 541-479-3388. Neil Simon play about a Russian town cursed with chronic stupidity and a teacher who tries to break the curse. Tickets $5 general, $4 students.

"MARVIN'S ROOM," 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m Sundays, March 1-17, and 7:30 p.m. March 7 and March 14, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, barnstormersgp.com. A caregiver seeking help embarks on a humorous and courageous exploration of family Tickets $15; $5 preview 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28, pay-what-you-can night is March 7.

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

"ROMEO AND JULIET," 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Eugene Ballet presents Shakespeare's tale of passion and fate with choreography set to a score by Prokofiev. Tickets $32, $35, $38 adults, $22, $25, $28 youth 22 and younger.

"VAUDEVILLE, VALENTINES AND VINES," 6:30 po.m. Feb. 14, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055, www.ctporegon.org. Vaudeville show with juggling, acrobatics, mime, tap dance, comedy and song, with wine and desserts, silent auction and raffle. Tickets $25.

RHYTHM OF THE DANCE, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Dancers and musicians present history of the Irish Celts. Tickets $32, $35, $38 adults, $22, $25, $28 ages 22 and younger.

A TRIBUTE TO THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN, 8 p.m. Feb. 15-16, Feb. 22-23, 2 p.m. Feb. 17 and Feb. 24, Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland, liviageniseproductions.org. Vocals and narration by four performers, backed by live musicians, to perform songs from musicals of the 1940s-50s. Tickets $20; sold at Paddington Station in Ashland, online and at the door.

"ELECTRA," 8 p.m. Feb. 21-23, Feb. 28-March1, 2 and 8 p.m. March 2, 2 p.m. March 3, Black Box Theatre, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. Sophocles' classic Greek tragedy of murder and revenge retold in contemporary context. $20 general, $15 seniors, $5 students.

THE HAMAZONS, 8 p.m. Feb. 27, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, oregoncabaret.com. Local improv comedy troupe present full-length play in the style of mod, hip spy shows of the 1980s. $15.

DRAG SHOW 2019, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 28, RCC/SOU Higher Education Center, 101 S. Bartlett St., Medford, msurgeon@roguecc.edu. RCC students and faculty dressed as drag queens lip sync and sing to win audience votes. Free; donations to benefit RCC's Gender and Sexual Orientation Club and the Trevor Project.

"HAY FEVER," 8 p.m. Feb. 28-March 2, March 7-8, 2 and 8 p.m March 9, 2 p.m. March 10, Main Stage Theatre, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. Noel Coward classic farce in which house guests are pawns in a game of sexual one-upmanship. $20 general, $15 seniors, $5 students.

THE HAMAZONS, 8 p.m. March 1-2, 2 p.m. March 3, Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland, hamazons.com. Improvisational comedy troupe presents full length improvised story based on 1960s spy thrillers, "We 3 Spies: 1960s British Spies." $15 advance (online only), $18 door (cash or check only).

"NEWSIES," 7:30 p.m. March 2, 3 p.m. March 3, 7:30 p.m. March 8, 3 p.m. March 9, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Teen Musical Theater of Oregon presents Broadway musical about young newsboys taking on the giant of the publishing world by going on strike and fighting for their rights. Tickets $24 adults, $12 youth 12 and younger.

"FRAGMENTS," 8 p.m. Fridfays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, March 8-17. Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland, 541-205-9190. roguetheatercompany.com. A family unravels underthe intricacies of sexuality, betrayal and loss, with mature subject matter. Tickets $18 general, $15 students and seniors; 8 p.m. March 7 preview is $15; opening night benefit for Planned Parenthood with champagne reception is $25; tickets at Paddington Station and The Music Coop in Ashland or online.

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.

"CATAPULT: MAGIC SHADOWS," 7:30 p.m. March 12, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Dancers work behind a screen to present stunning silhouettes. Tickets $32, $35, $38 general, $22, $25, $28 youth.

"THE OFFICIAL BLUES BROTHERS REVUE," 7:30 p.m. March 15, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Blues classics. Tickets $32, $35, $38 general, $22, $25, $28 youth.

"HANSEL & GRETEL," 7:30 p.m. March 22, 3 p.m. March 24, Mountain Avenue Theater, Ashland High School, 201 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 800-901-7173, ext. 3, bravaopera.com. Engelbert Humperdinck's fully staged fairy tale opera, sung in English. Tickets $40 adults, $10 youth under 21.

"BEEHIVE" 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturday, 1 p.m. Sundays, through 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.

Douglas County

"MY WHAT A CIRCUS — OR KEEP YOUR BIG HANDS OFF MY BIGFOOT, 6 p.m. Feb. 14-16, 4 p.m. Feb. 17, Grand Victorian Theatre, 828 N. Old Pacific Highway, Myrtle Creek, 541-863-5000. In this melodrama, a damsel, a villain, a hero, a black widow and a bigfoot meet in the woods, with prizes and audience participation. Feb. 14-17 is dinner and show, tickets $45; Feb. 14 is sold out.

"FADING GRAY," 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through Feb. 24, Betty Long Unruh Theatre, 1614 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-673-2125, www.uact-theatre.com. During American Civil War, a Confederate soldier and a Union soldier form an unlikely bond. $6-$13.

"JUDGE TORRES," 3 p.m. March 5 Jacoby Auditorium, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-7749. Teatro Milagro presents story of a girl's journey from Salvador to Oregon, her struggles through foster care and into college.

CHILD'S PLAY

Josephine County

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

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 Exhibits: Wild Music: Sounds and Songs of Life," through Sept. 2. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday; admission $10-$12, free for kids under 2; admission $3 every first Sunday.

ART

Josephine County

FIRST FRIDAY LIVE, 5-9 p.m. March 1, 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 February: Gillian Keir McMains, at US Bank, 400 S.W. Sixth St., JR Raysin at Major Art & Framing, 1951 Redwood Ave.; Catherine Wiley at Umpqua Bank, 1670 Williams Highway.

BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. Macrame art by Annabelle Lee, through February.

GALLERY ONE AT THE MUSEUM, 229-B S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1218. Acrylic paintings by Susan Eileen Burnes, through Feb. 28.

GRANTS PASS MUSEUM OF ART, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. "Black, White & The Blues, preview of work being auctioned at the museum fundraiser, through Feb. 22.

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. Dues $30 per year.

AIN 2 PERFORMANCE, 111 S.E. G St., Grants Pass, 541-916-8350. Early work by Paul Silas Trapp, including a series of square paintings exploring the interior of his studio and some domestic scenes, through February.

UNTITLED 2.0, 119 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, www.untitled2gallery.com. "Contect," juxtaposition of objects and furniture with a variety of art in every discipline, through February.

UNTITLED 2.0 — THE ANNEX, 130 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, www.untitled2gallery.com. An extension of "Contect," with work by Sue Hadden, Stephanie Lee, Louise Young, Paul James Cunningham, Stan Fullerton and others, plus vintage art selections, furniture and accessories, through February.

WISEMAN GALLERY, Rogue Community College, 3345 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-956-7481. RCC Faculty Art Exhibit, through March 21.

Jackson County

THIRD FRIDAY ART WALK, 5-8 p.m. Feb. 15, throughout Medford. Local galleries and businesses hold receptions for art viewers. Free.

ART SALON, 2 p.m. Feb. 24, 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. Feb. 24 is Richard Krieger.

is oil painter John Eastman.

ASHLAND GALLERY WALK, 5-8 p.m. March 1, 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. "Small Works Plus One," small scale work by gallery artists and invited guest artists, through February.

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. "Naked Art," unmounted, unframed work by gallery artists, and "Haikus," members of the Calligraphers Guild show beautifully rendered haiku, through Feb. 24.

ASHLAND ART CENTER, 357 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2772. "Shades of Blue: Dyeing With Indigo," textiles by Marta Marthas, Jo Ann Manzone, Peggy Biskar, Janine Twining and Gayle Erbe-Hamlin, through February.

BERRYMAN GALLERY, at the Craterian theater, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-772-8118. "Exotic and Remote," nature photography of RC Vasavada from Alaska, Chile, California, Colorado, Nepal, Norway, Oregon and Tibet, through April 2.

CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS, Art Building, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, 541-212-0292. "In the Grain, photography and digital media by Emma Kincade; "Amble Elsewhere," miniature dioramas of artificial lands by Amelia Carley; "Golden Delicacies," mixed media by Isabel Underwood; "Unruly," drawings celebrating curls by Juliana Farrar; "Needless Nerves,"oil paintings by Maeve Payne, through Feb. 21.

GALLERIE KARON, 500 A St., Ashland, 541-482-9008. "East Meets East, Past 2" traditional show celebrating the start of the new year in many Asian countries, plus opening of new addition with small furniture, artwork and Oriental furniture, antiques and icons, through February.

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

HANSON HOWARD GALLERY, 89 Oak St. Ashland, 541-488-2562. "40th Anniversary," works from the gallery's collection, through Feb. 26.

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. "The Comforts of Home," images by Debra Harder, through February.

ROGUE GALLERY, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, 541-772-8118. "Capturing Beauty," traditional oil paintings by Sheri Dinardi, Ilene Gieger-Stanfield and David Terry, through Feb. 22; "An Oregon Love Story," watercolors by Betty Barss, through March 1; new works by 39 gallery members, through April 4.

SCHNEIDER MUSEUM OF ART, Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Street, Ashland, 541-552-6245, sma.sou.edu. "From Ignorance to Wisdom," work by Robert Arellano, David Bithell, Cody Bustamante, Robin Strengfeld, Adam Bateman, Miles Inada and Marie de Los Angeles, and "Suds Ur Duds/Fermentation Elastic by Ryan Kitson, through March 16.

SHEPHERD'S DREAM, 629 A St., Ashland, 541-708-5439. "Pictorial Lullaby," paintings by Lindy Kehoe, through February.

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

STUDIO 151, 151 N. Pioneer St., Ashland, studio151ashland.com. Mixed media, sculptural and wall art.

Douglas County

THE ART GALLERY AT UCC, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-4692. Mixed media by James Halverson and Katherine Spinella, through March 12.

UMPQUA VALLEY ARTS CENTER, 1624 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-672-2532. "Likeness," a juried exhibit by UVAA's Gallery Committee; "Being," works by Judi Danielson and Hiroshi Ogawa; "Unfurl," works by students in Bill Mehlhoff's watercolor class; "Timeless Engagement," works by Fretta Cravens; "Little Works by The Lancers," works by students at South Umpqua High School, through March 8.

LITERARY

Josephine County

AUTHOR SIGNING, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 16, Oregon Books and Games, 150 N.E. E St., Grants Pass, 541-476-3132. Local author Clay Dickerson presents his new memoir "Fire at My Feet," looking at his work as a firefighter in the forests of Southern Oregon. Free.

AUTHOR SIGNING, 5-7 p.m. Feb. 28, Oregon Books and Games, 150 N.E. E St., Grants Pass, 541-476-3132. Tehlor Kay Majia presents her debut young adult novel "We Set the Dark on Fire," about a strong female with a secret to hide. Free.

AUTHOR INNOVATIVE MARKETING, 2:30-4 p.m. March 5, Washington federal Bank, 290 Union Ave., 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. March 8, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Read or listen to poems. Free, donations welcome.

CHRISTIAN WRITERS SUPPORT GROUP, noon-1:30 p.m. March 12, 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.

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

GOLD HILL BOOK CLUB, 3-4 p.m. Feb. 15, Gold Hill Library, 202 Dardanelles St., Gold Hill, 541-855-1994. Book discussion group reads "Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn" by Amanda Gefter. Free.

AUTHOR READING, 7 p.m. Feb. 18, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Ellen Gardner presents her novel "Side-swiped: a Motorhome Adventure." Free.

AUTHOR READING, 7 p.m. Feb. 19, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Tony Platt presents "Beyond These Walls: Rethinking Crime and Punishment in the United States." Free.

JAY GOLDEN, 5-7 p.m. Feb. 20, Havurah Synagogue, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-488-7716. Author of "Retellable: How Your Essential Stories Unlock Power and Purpose," leads interactive exploration into how stories work, guide meaning and how to strengthen your own collection of stories. $8-$18, sliding scale, no one turned away.

AUTHOR AND MUSICIAN'S EVENING, 7 p.m. Feb. 21, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Author Dennis Powers reads from his book "The Amazing People, Places & Stories of Southern Oregon" and musician Bob Haworth sings original sings about the area. Free.

WRITERS GUILD OF ROGUE RIVER, 10 a.m.-noon, Feb. 23, Rogue River Library, 412 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-321-5215. Writers of all genres write and critique one another. Free.

AUTHOR READING, 7 p.m. Feb. 25, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Barry Kraft reads his favorite poems of Billy Collins. Free.

BRAIN BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Feb. 26, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World" by Anand Giridharadas. Free.

SISKIYOU SLEUTHS BOOK GROUP, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 27, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Mystery discussion group reads "Southwesterly Winds" by Alfredo Garcia-Roza. Free.

AUTHOR READING, 7 p.m. Feb. 28, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. GennaRose Nethercott presents her vividly imagined narrative poem "The Lumberjack's Dove." Free.

BOOKS@NOON, noon-1 p.m. March 5, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Readers share about what they're reading.

MEDFORD LIBRARY BOOK CHAT, 5:30 p.m. March 12, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6415. Book group reads "The Memory Keeper's Daughter" by Kim Edwards. Free.

PHOENIX LIBRARY BOOK CLUB, 2 p.m. March 14, Phoenix Library, 510 W. First St., Phoenix, 541-535-7090. Book discussion group. Free.

FAIRS/FESTS

Jackson County

OREGON CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL SOCIAL HOUR, 7-10 p.m. March 8, Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites, 2525 Ashland St., Ashland, oregonchcocolatefestival.com. 1970s party, with beer, wine, appetizers, chocolate fountain, hip DJ, 70s costume contest. $15.

OREGON CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. March 9-10, Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites, 2525 Ashland St., Ashland, oregonchcocolatefestival.com. Chocolate tastings and samples, product competition, chef demos, workshops and talks, dessert competition, guided tasting. Tickets $20 Saturday or Sunday, $20 two-day pass.

MISCELLANY

Josephine County

CARDBOARD BOAT REGATTA, 2-5 p.m. Feb. 16, Grants Pass YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 5410474-0001. Races of person-powered boats made of corrugated cardboard and duct tape, with prizes.$5-$10 for pre-built boats, $15-$20 for speed-built boats day of event.

GUN & KNIFE SHOW, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 16, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 17, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 800-659-3440. $6 per day, $8 for the weekend.

FREE FISHING WEEKEND, Feb. 16-17, throughout Oregon. myodfw.com. Anyone can fish, crab or clam without a license or tag. Also held June 1-2, Aug. 17-18, Nov. 29-30.

JOSEPHINE COUNTY SHERIFF'S MOUNTED POSSE GYMKHANA, 9 a.m. Feb. 17, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-660-5767. Riders compete in a variety of events, $8 per event or $35 for all day. Free for spectators.

BINGO FUNDRAISER, 1 p.m. Feb. 23, Merlin Alternative School, 345 Merlin Road, Merlin, 541-704-5718, 541-479-9053. Bingo games with prizes and refreshments. Entry $10 for two cards, additional cards are two for $5. Benefits Grants Pass Emblem Club #444.

ZWICKLEMANIA, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 23, Weekend Beer Company, 550 S.W. Sixth St., Suite G, Grants Pass, 541-550-0585. Guided brewery tours, zwickel samples.

BLACK, WHITE & THE BLUES, 5-11 p.m. Feb. 23, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Live art auction, silent auction, food and music by Terry Robb (during dinner) and dance music by Ben Rice and Karen Lovely with Lisa Mann. $75 per ticket, $525 for table of eight.

GIRLS ROCK, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. March 2, Grants Pass High School, 830 N.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass, girlsrockgrantspass.org. Girls 9-13 with a parent or adult participate in activities in the fields of science, math and technology. Free; breakfast and lunch provided.

RUN FOR THE LAW, 8:30 a.m. March 2, Club Northwest, 2160 N.W. Vine St., Grants Pass, 541-660-8186, securingoursafety.com. 10k run, 5k walk/run and Kid's Run, for prizes, to benefit Securing Our Safety. Registration $15-$20.

LITTLE PAWS WITH HANNAH SHAW, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 2, The Lodge at Riverside, 955 S.E. Seventh St., Grants Pass, 541-479-5154, 541-944-4404. All-day seminar about neonatal kittens and community cats, with vegan lunch, info from local animal groups, photo opps, raffles. $20-$35, register on eventbrite.com.

FIRST CRUSH, 4-7 p.m. March 2, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-660-0612, firstcrushtickets.com.Rotary Club event with Oregon wine, beer, cheese, chocolates, gourmet food, silent auction. Tickets $45.

JAPANESE CULTURE AND COMEDY NIGHT, 5-7 p.m. March 2, Bear Hotel, 210-1 N.E. Spalding Ave., Grants Pass, wildlifeimages.org. Animal encounters, Japanese cultural experiences, rakugo performance, $7 advance, $10 door, free for kids under 10 and Wildlife Images members.

VETERANS BREAKFAST, 6-8 a.m. March 7, Taprock Northwest Grill, 971 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-295-8230. Meal and program for veterans of all eras. Meal is $10, program is free.

Jackson County

SOUTHERN OREGON HOME SHOW, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb.. 15-16, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 17, Jackson County Expo, Central Point, 541-773--2872, buildso.com. Vendors and exhibits covering all stages of building, remodeling, landscaping and decorating a home, with demonstrations, advice, seminars. Admission $5, free on Friday between 10 a.m. and noon; free for kids under 12.

NEEDLEPOINT EXTRAVAGANZA, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 16-17, Sew Creative, 115 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-1665. Needlepoint designer Toni Randall shows hand-painted canvases, members of the Southern Oregon Stitchers display finished needlepoint pieces. Free.

FAMILY FREEDOM FESTIVAL, 2-6 p.m. Feb. 17, Rogue River VFW, 410 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-761-1379, 541-660-0303. Flag dedication, flag retirement, Grants Pass Vet Center, veterans service officer, Rogue River fire and police, scholarship information, face painting, rock painting, corn hole, patriotic selfie station, hot dogs, chili, soup, refreshments. Free.

CREATIVE INDUSTRIES LECTURE SERIES, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Art Building, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, 541-552-7672, sma.sou.edu. Free talks aby artists. Schedule: Feb. 20, Robert Arellano; Feb. 27, Cody Bustamante; March 6, Robin Strangfeld.

AUTHOR AND MUSICIAN'S EVENING, 7 p.m. Feb. 21, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Author Dennis Powers reads from his book "The Amazing People, Places & Stories of Southern Oregon" and musician Bob Haworth sings original sings about the area. Free.

SPORTSMEN'S & OUTDOOR RECREATION SHOW, noon-9 p.m. Feb. 22, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Feb. 23, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 24, Jackson County Expo, Central Point, attheexpo.com. Hundreds of exhibits, displays, attractions related to outdoor activities, from hunting and fishing to camping and boating, plus climbing wall, aqua drone, fish pond. Admission $8 adults, $6 with Bi-Mart coupon (Friday and Sunday only), $1 for kids 5-11, free for kids under 5.

BEEKMAN HOUSE LIVING HISTORY, 10:30, 11:30 a.m. 1 and 3 p.m. Feb. 23, March 30, April 27, May 25, Beekman House, 470 E. California St., Jacksonville, 541-245-3650. Tours of historic home, with history of the late 1800s. $5-$8.

ZWICKLEMANIA, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 23, Opposition Brewing, 545 Rossanley Drive, Medford, 541-210-8550, Caldera Brewing, 590 Clover Lane, Ashland, 541-482-4677. Guided brewery tours, zwickel samples, other specials. Call for details.

FILM SHOWING AND PRESENTATION, 2-3:30 p.m. Feb. 24, Applegate River Lodge, 15100 Highway 238, Applegate, 541-899-1226. Documentary film "Saving Wellington," about Applegate area parcel, with talk on "Some Historical Aspects of the Applegate Valley" by Jeff LaLonde. Free.

HOLOCAUST SPEAKER, 7 p.m. Feb. 26, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-482-2778, chabadofashland.org. Marthe Cohn speaks on "Behind Enemy Lines: The True Story of a Jewish Spy in Nazi Germany." Tickets $15 advance, $20 door, $100 VIP seating, free for SOU students with a ticket.

SECRETS AND MYSTERIES OF THE BEEKMAN BANK, 6, 7 and 8 p.m. March 1-2, Beekman Bank, 110 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-245-3650, info@historicjacksonville.org. Candlelight tours of historic building, with stories from the past. $5, reservations required.

ROGUE VALLEY RUMBLE 10 , 7 p.m. March 2, Jackson County Expo, Central Point, 541-324-2191, attheexpo.com. Live professional boxing with Victor Morales Jr., Chris Johnson, Abraham Martin and Mike Wilson in the main event, bouts subject to change. Tickets at Lil Pantry and Hawaiian Hut.

HISTORY LECTURE SERIES, noon March 6, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, noon, March 13 Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-773-6536, 541-774-8679. "Fire and Flood: Disasters in the Rogue Valley," third in a year-long history lecture series called "Windows in Time." Free.

FRIDAY NIGHT SPEAKEASY, 8 p.m. March 15, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, liveatthearmory.com. Casino night and variety show, with burlesque show, gaming tables, hot jazz music by Sepiatonic, Hot Club, High Step Society, for ages 21 and older only. $25 advance, $30 door; tickets at Music Coop in Ashland, Immortal Spirits in Medford and online.

Douglas County

SPORTSMEN'S & OUTDOOR RECREATION SHOW, noon-9 p.m. Feb.15, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Feb. 16, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 17, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 541-440-4396. Hundreds of exhibits, displays, attractions related to outdoor activities, from hunting and fishing to camping and boating, plus climbing wall, aqua drone, fish pond. Admission $8 adults, $6 with Bi-Mart coupon (Friday and Sunday only), $1 for kids 5-11, free for kids under 5.

CELEBRATION OF LITERACY READING FAIR, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 23, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 541-673-3578, celebrationofliteracy.net. Bounce house, art activities, storytime. book exchange. book walk, crafts. food for sale. Free admission.

POKER CRAZE TEXAS HOLD'EM TOURNAMENT, 4 p.m.-midnight Feb. 23, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 541-440-4396, bsmayber@co.douglas.or.us. Poker tournament for prizes. $100 buy-in, smoked tri-tip dinner $10.

Portland area

FRESH TRUFFLE MARKETPLACE, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 17, Chehalem Cultural Center, 415 Sheridan St., Newberg, 541-319-8920, oregontrufflefestival.org. Tastings and demonstrations, regional wine tasting, artisan food sampling, truffle dog demonstration. Advance tickets $15 without wine tasting, $25 with wine tasting and glass; $20-$30 at the door.

Klamath Falls

BRIDAL SHOW, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Feb. 16, Running Y Convention Center, 5500 Running Y Road, Klamath Falls, 541-850-5502. Vendors offer info about all aspects of planning a wedding, with wine walk and hors d'oeuvres and a Man Cave for prospective grooms. Free admission.

CASINOS

Douglas County

SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. Mister Wizard, through Feb. 17; Bret Michaels, Feb. 16; The Brothers Reed, Feb. 20-24; Dan Harmon & Cascade Country, Feb. 27-March 3; Midget Wrestling Warriors, March 16; Ron White, April 19; CageSport 57, MMA fighting, May 11; karaoke, Mondays and Tuesdays; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

Northern California

ELK VALLEY CASINO, 2500 Howland Hill Road, Crescent City, Calif., 707-464-1020. Comedy Night, with opener Sandra Risser and headliner DC Malone, Feb. 16.

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

Portland area

SPIRIT MOUNTAIN CASINO, Grand Ronde, 800-760-7977. Kevin and Caruso's Magique, March 9; Johnny Mathis, March 30; The Isley Brothers, April 6; Ron White, April 20; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

Oregon coast

CHINOOK WINDS CASINO, Lincoln City, 888-244-6665. Red, White & Blue Golf Tournament, Feb. 17; Gary Allan, Feb. 22-23; Job Fair, Feb. 27; Cross Country Golf Tournament, March 9; Green Ball Golf Tournament, March 17; Grand Funk Railroad, March 29-30; Comedy on the Coast, March 22-23; Cheech & Chong, April 26-27; Chicks With Hits, May 3-4; Beach, Bacon & Brews, July 13; Celebration of Honor, Sept. 18-22; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

MILL CASINO, North Bend, 800-953-4800. Lighthouse Run, June 14-15; Comedy Night, Wednesdays; Trivia Night, Tuesdays and Thursdays; lounge entertainment, Fridays and Saturdays.

THREE RIVERS CASINO, Florence, 541-997-7529.


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