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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. 24, David Modica, guitar, 11 a.m. No cover.

CEDARWOOD SALOON, 1345 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-6160. Feb. 22-23, DJ Rizlo, dance music, 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. 23, The Rogue Rascals, old rock, country, bluegrass, folk, 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.

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G STREET BAR AND GRILL, 125 S.E. G St., Grants Pass, 541-956-5427. Feb. 22-23, Rock Candy, rock, blues, soul, 8 p.m.-midnight, no cover; March 3, Paint and Sip, 3 p.m., $40, reservations at 541-450-1284.

THE HAUL, 121 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4991. Feb. 27, Speaker Series: "Wonders of the Pacific Lamprey,"with Dr. Stewart Reid, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; March 9, Steaksauce Mustache, chaotic rock album, release show, with attic (from Grants Pass), Heated (from Stockton) and Foes (from Bend), 7 p.m., no cover.

JD'S SPORTS BAR AND BREWERY, 690 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-471-0383. Feb. 22-23, Jesse Kennemer, rock, blues, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

THE LAUGHING CLAM, 121 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1110. Feb. 22, Jen Ambrose and The Fantastics, rock, 7-10 p.m.; Feb. 23, Steve Keim, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-9 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.

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.

ROYAL BARGE THAI CUISINE, 120 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-474-6942. Feb. 22, Kamie Clarke, Paul Hendershott and Friends on guitar, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

SHENANIGANS AT HERB'S, 515 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-476-1668. Feb. 22-23, 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. 21, DJ FiNaTTik, dance music, 8 p.m.-midnight; Feb. 22, Craig Wright and The Understanding, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; Feb. 23, The Anima Effect (metal from Redding) The Alpha Structure (deathcore from Roseburg), Insanity's Reign (thrash metal from Grants Pass), 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; Feb. 24, Albert Nicholas, traditional country and folk grass, 8-10 p.m.; Feb. 28, Burlesque Bingo, adult games, prizes, teasing, 7-9 p.m., $5; Feb. 28, Terry Lee Burns, singer songwriter, 8-10 p.m. No cover, unless noted.

SPEAKEASY TAPROOM & WINE BAR, 208 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-450-4248. Feb. 22, Nick Spurgeon, acoustic guitar and vocals, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

TAYLOR'S COUNTRY STORE, 202 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541- 592-5358. Feb. 22, Dale Hopper, old-time country, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. Feb. 23, Tim Mitchell, acoustic rock, 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. 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.

Jackson County

APPLEGATE RIVER LODGE, 15100 Highway 238, Applegate, 541-761-9353, www.liveatthegate.com. March 12, Rebirth Brass Band, New Orleans blues, $30-$35; Doors open at 8 p.m., music at 9 p.m., unless otherwise noted; tickets at the door or online.

AQUA RESTAURANT AND BAR, 31 Water St., Ashland, 541-488-2782. Feb. 22, Sweetgrass Trio, bluegrass, 8-10 p.m.; Feb. 23, Flat Patty, hard rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

BAMBOO ROOM AT KING WAH'S, 1182 Court St., Medford, 541-772-1820. Feb. 24, Aethereus, The Odious Construct, Disymbolic, 7-10 p.m., $5; Feb. 26, awakebutstillinbed, Sundressed, Alien Boy and more, 7 p.m., $10; Feb. 28 Alive & Well and Friends, 6:30 p.m., $5.

BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. Feb. 21, Danielle Kelly and Paul Turnipseed, soul, jazz, 7-9 p.m.; Feb. 22, Bustin' Out, rock, 8-11 p.m.; Feb. 23, Not Too shabby Trio, pop, rock, contemporary, 8-11 p.m.; Feb. 28, Rogue Rage Duo, Delta Blues, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

THE BLACK SHEEP, 51 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6414. Feb. 25, Monday Rainbow Affair, LBGTQ social, 6 p.m.-midnight; March 2, Creekside Strings jam, 3-5 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. 23, Cimarron Rose, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Wednesdays, open mic, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

BRICKROOM, 35 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6030. May 3, Olivia Millerschin, pop, folk, 9 p.m., $10, at brownpapertickets.com.

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. ok 9/18

CATTLEMEN'S, 108 Depot St., Rogue River, 541-582-1631. 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. 22-23, Comedy Night with opener Christine Little and headliner Mike Betancourt, 8 p.m., $10.

THE EDGE NIGHTCLUB & PATIO, 25 S. Riverside, Medford. Fridays and 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. 21, Latin Night, bachata class 7:30 p.m., social dance 8-10 p.m., $5 each for class and social; Feb. 22, World's Least Dangerous Band, rock, 8 p.m.-midnight; Feb. 23, The Reverberays, surf rock, 8 p.m.-midnight; Feb. 26, Ashland Blues Society jam with Dan Day Blues Band, 6:30-9:30 p.m; Feb. 27, line dancing, 6-9 p.m.; Feb. 28, 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. 22, The Giantess, blues, rock, jazz, country, soul, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Feb. 23, Latino Night with DJ Coco, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

THE HOMESTEAD PUB , 119 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-299-0644. Feb. 23, live music, 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. 23, Ruby Rain, country, rock, blues, R&B, pop, 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

IPUB, 137 E. Main St, Ashland, 541-482-8572. Feb. 23, Town Stories, power rock, MC Bremer and The Bouray, funk-rock, fusion, 9 p.m.; Wednesdays, karaoke, 10 p.m. No cover.

J'VILLE TAVERN, 125 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1170. Feb. 22, Parole Denied, alt country, rock, punk, 9 p.m.-midnight, No cover.

JOHNNY B'S ROCKIN' DINER, 120 E. Sixth St., Medford, 541-773-1900. Feb. 21, Forest Baily, singer songwriter, 9 p.m., cover; Feb. 22, The God Bombs, BARK, AL1CE, industrial punk, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; Feb. 23, Dead Bird Son, blackened bluegrass, 9 p.m.-midnight; Feb. 25, POWERSOLO, trash, with Honeymoon Killers, rock, 8 p.m.-midnight, $5; Feb. 27, Gustaf (NYC), Whoopee Cushion, Frank Ellis, rock, groove, funk, 9-11 p.m., $5; Feb. 28, Sam Valdez, americana indie folk, and Rodes Rollins, psychedelic Americana, 9 p.m.-midnight, cover.

LA BAGUETTE MUSIC CAFE, 340 A St., Ashland, 541-482-0855. Feb. 22, Forest Bailey, 10:30 a.m.-noon; Feb. 23, Dave Miller Trio, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Feb. 27, Bread & Jam, 10 a.m.-noon.

LUNA CAFE & MERCANTILE, 2525 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-482-3372. Feb. 24, Stardust Trio, jazz, 4-6 p.m.; Feb. 27, Gayle Wilson, jazz, 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover.

MORRTON'S, 980 Phoenix Road, Medford, 541-772-3154. Feb. 22, Incognito, 8-10 p.m.; Feb. 27, Sip & Paint Art Party, 6 p.m., $40, includes supplies, reservations, call 541-582-7637.

OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. Feb. 23, Wordsauce, funk, hip hop, 9 p.m.-midnight; Feb. 24, Eamon Fogarty, singer songwriter, 9:15-11:15 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. 22, Rogue Rage, Delta blues, 6-9 p.m., no cover; Feb. 22, Robbie DaCosta and Tom Stamper, rockabilly, blues, 6-9 p.m., no cover.

OSMO'S ALEHOUSE, 522 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-816-4422. 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. 22, Gypsy Gillis, classic rock, blues, 9 p.m.-midnight; Feb. 23, Hog Wild, rock, blues, classic rock, 9 p.m.-midnight; Wednesdays and Thursdays, open jam night, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

RISE COFFEEHOUSE, 1123 E. Jackson St., Medford, 541-499-6389. March 8, Micah McCaw, Sophie Stiles and guest, 6-9 p.m., $7.

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. 23, Scott Pemberton, northwest rock, 9 p.m.-midnight, $15; Feb. 28, Sam Chase and the Untraditionals, folk-rock, punk rock from San Francisco, with Kory Quinn opening, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10; March 1, Marshall House Project, funk and soul, rock and roll, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10.

THE URBAN CORK, 330 N. Fir St., Medford, 541-500-8778. March 15, Ambrose and Annieville, pop, swing, New Orleans jazz, blues on piano and vocals, 5-7 p.m., no cover.

WALKABOUT BREWING COMPANY, 921 Mason Way, Medford, 541-734-4677. Feb. 23, Danielle Kelly Soul Project, Motown, soul, 6-8 p.m.; March 1, Rogue Comedy Underground, 8-9:30 p.m. No cover.

WILD GOOSE CAFE & BAR, 2365 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-488- 4103. Feb. 21, Gayle Wilson Trio, 7-10 p.m.; Feb. 22, karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Feb. 23, karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Feb. 24, Jim Quimby, 6-8 p.m., open mic, 8-11 p.m.; Feb. 25, Peggy Rose's Singers Showcase, 7-10 p.m.; Feb. 26, Darrin Wayne, 7-10 p.m.; Feb. 27, Ripple Effect, 7-10 p.m.; Feb. 28, Sage Meadows, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

WINERIES

Josephine County

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.22, Ellipse, classic and contemporary rock, duo, 5-8 p.m. No cover.

Jackson County

BELLE FIORE WINERY, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland, 541-552-4900. Feb. 21, David Cahalan, acoustic variety, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Feb. 22, Perry Road, country, classic rock, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Feb. 23, Stardust Trio, jazz, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Feb. 24, Grant Ruiz and Dan Fellman, classical and jazz guitar, 5-7 p.m.; Feb. 27, Rogue Suspects Lite, rock, funk, soul, 5-7 p.m.; Feb. 28, LEFT, eclectic rock, 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover.

CLIFF CREEK CELLARS AT THE VINEYARD, 1015 McDonough Road, Gold Hill, 541-855-5330. Feb. 23, Seafood and Wine, seafood and wine pairings, noon-5 p.m., $10, 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. March 8, Jason O'Neill-Butler, folk, soul, pop ballads, 5-7 p.m. No cover.

PASCHAL WINERY, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-535-7957. 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. 22, Danielle Kelly Soul Project, 6-8 p.m.; Feb., 24, Roxy in the Round, Songwriter Showcase, with Jen Ambrose, Alissa Weaver and Rick Millward, 3-5 p.m., no cover.,

SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. Feb. 22, Marshall Stack and Friends, American folk, 6-8 p.m.; Feb. 23, Doug Warner and Greg Frederick, rock, 6-8 p.m.; Feb. 27, David Modica, acoustic guitar, 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

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.

ROCK CONCERT, 6-10 p.m. March 5, Eaden Ballroom, 244 S.W. K St., Grants Pass. Music by Motions (emo rock from Medford), Someone, Else (indie from Medford), Gary Margason (acoustic). $5, all ages.

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.

THE SONGBIRD TRIO, 5:30-7 p.m. March 17, Herb's Restaurant Event Space, 515 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-441-5182. Irish music for St. Patrick's Day/ Tickets $10 advance, $12 door; benefits 3 Rivers Chorale; food and libations for purchase.

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

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, siskiyoumusicproject.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.

TOM PAXTON AND THE DONJUANS, 7:30 p.m., Havurah Synagogue, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-488-7716, brownpapertickets.com. Folk music. $35 premier seating, $25 general; sold at Music Coop in Ashland and online.

OREGON OLD TIME FIDDLERS, 1-3 p.m. March 9, Ashland Community Center, 59 Winburn Way, Ashland, 541-779-8145. Acoustic music for listening and dancing. Admission by donation.

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.

COMMUNITY DRUMMING, 6-7 p.m. March 15, Applegate Library, 18485 N. Applegate Road, Applegate, 541-846-7346. Drumming circle, no experience needed. Some drums, rattles available or bring your own. Free.

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.

SHOOK TWINS, 8 p.m. March 30, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, 541-944-2844, liveatthearmory.com. American folk, for all ages. $20, sold at Music Coop in Ashland, Immortal Spirits in Medford, online.

Douglas County

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

"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.

"CHECK PLEASE," 7 p.m. March 8, 2 and 7 p.m. March 9, 7 p.m. March 15, 2 and 7 p.m. March 16, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-474-5710. A series of blind dates that can't get any worse — until they do. Tickets $12 adults, $8 seniors and students; sold at Oregon Books, GPHS and at the door.

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

"ELEKTRA," 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, free for full-time students.

"A TRIBUTE TO THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN, 8 p.m. Feb. 22-23, 2 p.m. 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.

"A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER," 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Feb. 22-March 17, Camelot Theatre, 101 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-5250, camelottheatre.org. Musical farce set in 1909 London, in which the heir to a family fortune eliminates the eight pesky relatives who stand in his way. $30-$38.

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 full-time 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).

"A COMEDY OF TENORS," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, March 1-17, Randall Theatre, 20 S. Fir St., Medford, 541-632-3258, randalltheatre.com. In 1930s Paris, love affairs, mistaken identities, bedroom hijinks and opening night chaos add up to hilarity on an operatic scale. $18 reserved before March 1, $20 after March 1, pay-what-you-wany at the door, subject to availability.

"THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 1:30 p.m. Sundays, March 1-24, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055, www.ctporegon.org. Oscar Wilde's play of manners and wit. Tickets $25 general, $22 seniors, $18 students and children; Feb. 28 preview is $15; opening night gala includes appetizers and beverage

"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. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, March 8-17. Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland, 541-205-9190. roguetheatercompany.com. A family unravels under the 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

"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.

ANDY GROSS — COMEDY MAGICIAN, 7 p.m., April 5-6. Grand Victorian Theatre, 828 N. Old Pacific Highway, Myrtle Creek, 541-863-5000. $30 adults, $25 seniors and kids under 13.

CHILD'S PLAY

Josephine County

MUSICAL STORYTIME AND PUPPET PLAY, noon-1 p.m. March 2, Illinois Valley library, 209 W. Palmer St., Cave Junction, 541-592-4778. Interactive storytime with Jerry Allen from Thistledown Folk Tales, who plays accordion while children use puppets. Free.

W.I.L.D. — WILDERNESS INTEGRATED LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT, 1-4 p.m. 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. "World of Rivers and Oregon Caves — Caves are Thirsty," photographs by Chris Korbulic of his extreme kayaking adventures around the world, and "International Fiber Collaborative," panels depicting the Oregon Caves, March 1-29.

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. Feb. 11: Deborah Dawson demonstrates watercolor of a waterfall, free for members, $10 for nonmembers.

PAIN 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

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.

SOUTHERN OREGON SOCIETY OF ARTISTS, 7 p.m. Feb. 25, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-625-3285, 541-441-4993. Lynda Hoffman-Snodgrass demonstrates watermedia on watercolor paper. Free.

ASHLAND GALLERY WALK, 5-8 p.m. March 1, downtown Ashland, 541-488-8430, 877-PLAN-ART. Artists' receptions at downtown galleries.

THIRD FRIDAY ART WALK, 5-8 p.m. March 15, 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. "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

SOMETHING ABOUT POETRY, 1-3 p.m. Feb. 23, Grants Pass library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. Lisa Baldwin leads poetry seminar, in which participants will learn about poet Naomi Shihan Nye through readings and style analysis, then write their own poems in her style. 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 TALK AND SIGNING, 7-8:30 p.m. March 1, Oregon Books, 150 N.E. E St., Grants Pass, 541-476-1200. Guy Finley discuses his latest book "Relationship Magic: Waking Up Together," with Q&A and book signing.

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.

GREAT STORIES CLUB, 4:15 p.m. March 7, Grants Pass Boys & Girls, Club, 203 S.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571, info@josephinelibrary.org. Teen book club discusses "Black Panther" A Nation Underfoot" by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Register by phone or email.

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

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.

AUTHOR SIGNING, 7 p.m. March 4, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Phillip Newton presents his new magical realism/suspense novel "Terrane." 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.

BOOK IT GROUP, 1-2 p.m. March 8, Central Point Library,116 S. Third St., Central Point, 541-664-3228. Casual book group shares favorite reads. Free.

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.

GOLD HILL BOOK CLUB, 3-4 p.m. March 15, Gold Hill Library, 202 Dardanelles St., Gold Hill, 541-855-1994. Book discussion group reads "A Gentleman in Moscow" by Amor Towles. Free.

FAIRS/FESTS

Jackson County

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.

OREGON CHEESE FESTIVAL, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. March 16, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. March 17, Rogue Creamery Cheese Shop, North Front Street, Central Point, oregoncheesefestival.com. Farmers market-style festival with local artisan cheese, food, beer, wine, spirits, crafts. Admission $15 advance, $20 door, free to children 12 and younger; adult beverage tickets are $10

MISCELLANY

Josephine County

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.

LINCOLN DAY DINNER AND AUCTION, 5 p.m. March 9, Fruitdale Grange, 1440 Parkdale Drive, Grants Pass, 541-660-8202. Catered meal, with speakers Carl Wilson and Herman Baertschiger. Tickets $50.

TERPENE CUP, 1-8 p.m. March 16, Pacifica Gardens, 14615 Water Gap Road, Williams, oregonsubgrown.org. Cannabis flower judging, with joint rolling contest, music by Alcyon Massive and Diane Patterson, vendors, for ages 21 and older. Admission $10-$20, people's choice judge admission, $40-$50.

ST. PATRICK'S BREAKFAST AND SILENT AUCTION FUNDRAISER, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. March 17, Grants Pass High School Commons, 830 N.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass. District 7 Middle School Honor Orchestra performs and serves skillet breakfast with all the fixings. Tickets $5.

Jackson County

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.

SOUTHERN OREGON RELAY FOR LIFE KICKOFF AND BINGO, 6 p.m. Feb. 23, Wild River Pizza, 2684 N. Pacific Highway, Medford, 541-539-7718. Organizational meeting for relay teams and leaders, followed by bingo (6:30-9 p.m.). Cards $5 each or three for $10. Proceeds benefit American Cancer Society.

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.

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. 27, Cody Bustamante; March 6, Robin Strangfeld.

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.

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.

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.

CELTIC CELEBRATION, 5:30-7:30 p.m. March 17, Rogue Gallery, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, 541-772-8118. Irish-themed art show, traditional Irish food, Irish music by Pat O' Scannell and Friends, Danny Boy singing competition. Tickets $35.

Douglas County

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.

BENEFIT CAR SHOW, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. March 9, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 10, Douglas County Fairgrounds, 541-784-5008. Cards, raffle, pin up girl contest. Admission $6, free for 10 and younger; benefits Special Materials Fund and Douglas County Search and Rescue.

CASINOS

Douglas County

SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. The Brothers Reed, through Feb. 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. 

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. 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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