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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. March 1, David Modica on acoustic guitar, 6 p.m.; March 3, Nick from Nowhere, piano, 11 a.m. No cover.

CEDARWOOD SALOON, 1345 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-6160. March 1-2, Frankie Hernandez Band, reggae, rock, funk, 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. March 14, Mike Brons, acoustic soft rock, 5:30-8:30 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. March 1-2, Flat Patty, hard rock, 8 p.m.-midnight; 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. 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. March 1-2, live music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

THE LAUGHING CLAM, 121 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1110. March 1, Top Secret, originals and covers, 7-10 p.m.; March 2, Sheryln Gould Smith, covers, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

MCGREW'S, 33105 Redwood Highway, O'Brien, 541-596-2202. March 1, Jammer's Jukebox Dance Party, 9 p.m.-midnight, 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. March 1-2 , 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. 28, Burlesque Bingo, adult games, prizes, teasing, 7-9 p.m., $5; Feb. 28, Terry Lee Burns, singer songwriter, 8-10 p.m.; March 1, Lost Ox, progressive rock originals, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; March 2, Refresh, DJs, 10 p.m.-2 a.m.; March 3, Sundown DJ Night, 8-10 p.m.; March 7, Cosmic Strings, acoustic folk, bluegrass, rock, 9-11 p.m. No cover, unless noted.

SPEAKEASY TAPROOM & WINE BAR, 208 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-450-4248. March 1, Rogue Rage Duo, delta blues, 8-11 p.m.; March 6, Trivia Night, on TV's "Friends," 6:30 p.m. No cover.

TAYLOR'S COUNTRY STORE, 202 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541- 592-5358. March 1, Steve Keim, solo acoustic favorites. 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. March 2, Guppy, classic rock 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. March 12, Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop duo, 6-9 p.m.; March 21, acoustic bluegrass Americana jam, 6-9 p.m., no cover; 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. March 1, Brass Alibi, eclectic rock, country, 8 p.m.-midnight; March 2, Brother Angus, 8:30-10:30 p.m.; March 3, Gino Matteo and Jade Bennett, psychedelic dirt funk, 7:30-10:30 p.m. No cover.

BAMBOO ROOM AT KING WAH'S, 1182 Court St., Medford, 541-772-1820. Feb. 28 Alive & Well and Friends, 6:30 p.m., $5.

BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. Feb. 28, Rogue Rage Duo, Delta b lues, 7-9 p.m.; March 1, David Pinsky and Phil Newton, acoustic blues, 8-11 p.m.; March 2, The Rhythm Kings, R&B, blues, 8-11 p.m.; March 3, Hollis & Haworth, 5-7 p.m.; March 7, Eric Leadbetter, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

THE BLACK SHEEP, 51 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6414. March 1, Levity Circus Collective, acrobatics, Emily Alrick, belly dance, and Blade & Fist, martial arts, 9-10:30 p.m., $5; March 2, Creekside Strings jam, 3-5 p.m.; March 3, Doug Warner, acoustic blues, 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. March 2, Hog Wild, rock, soul, 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. March 5, Reptaliens and The Juniper Berries, indie rock, dream pop, 9 p.m., $5; March 29, Go Fever with The Shaky Harlots, indie rock, 9 p.m., $5; 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.

CATTLEMEN'S, 108 Depot St., Rogue River, 541-582-1631. March 2, John Dough Boys, folk, Americana, bluegrass, and The Legendary Good Times, rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; 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. March 1-2, Comedy Night with opener JR Berard and headliner Steve Mazan, 8 p.m., $10.

THE EDGE NIGHTCLUB & PATIO, 25 S. Riverside, Medford. March 1, Latin Night, 10 p.m.-2 a.m.; March 2, DJ dance music, 10 p.m.-2 a.m.; March 9, Masquerade Costume Party, 10 p.m.-3 a.m., with prizes, $5.

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. 28, Latin Night, bachata class 7:30 p.m., social dance 8-10 p.m., $5 each for class and social; March 1, The Giantess, roots rock, blues, 8 p.m.-midnight; March 2, Rock Candy, classic rock, blues, 8 p.m.-midnight; March 5, Southern Oregon Jazz Orchestra, swing, big band, 7-9 p.m.; March 6, line dancing, 6-9 p.m.; No cover, unless noted.

HABANEROS, 142 N. Front St., Medford, 541-779-9770. March 1, Hog Wild, rock, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; March 2, Gunstock Red, 8:30-11:30 p.m. rock, No cover.

THE HOMESTEAD PUB , 119 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-299-0644. March 2, 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. March 1, Dos Tacos, rock, alt, funk, 9:30 p.m.-midnight; March 2, Marshall House Project, funk, rock, soul, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

IPUB, 137 E. Main St, Ashland, 541-482-8572. March 19, Skyler and the Gang, Frank Ellis, Jock Tears, Apollo Ghosts, indie rock from Canada, 8-11:30 p.m.; Wednesdays, karaoke, 10 p.m. No cover.

J'VILLE TAVERN, 125 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1170. March 1, Black Cadillac Kings, classic rock, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

JOHNNY B'S ROCKIN' DINER, 120 E. Sixth St., Medford, 541-773-1900. Feb. 28, Sam Valdez and Rodes Rollins, singer songwriters, 7-11 p.m.; March 6, Shadowhouse, punk, goth, 8 p.m.; March 7, Smomid and BoPL, electronic rock, 8-11 p.m. Cover charges vary.

LA BAGUETTE MUSIC CAFE, 340 A St., Ashland, 541-482-0855. March 1, Two Guitars, 10 a.m.-noon; March 2, John Mazzei, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; March 6, Bread & Jam, standards, 10:30 a.m.-noon.

LUNA CAFE & MERCANTILE, 2525 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-482-3372. March 3, Paul Turnipseed Trio, jazz, 4-6 p.m.; March 6, David Cahalan, 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover.

MORRTON'S, 980 Phoenix Road, Medford, 541-772-3154. March 1, Magic Lanterns, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. March 2, Lost Ox, progressive rock, Americana, 9 p.m.-midnight; March 5, Habits, the music of Chris Baron, 9-11 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. March 1, Ripple Effect, Grateful Dead and Beatles, 6-8 p.m., no cover; March 2, Latin Dance Night, bachata and salsa lesson, 8:30 p.m., $7, social dancing, 9-11 p.m., free.

PIER 21, 841 Stewart Ave., Medford, 541-776-3263. March 1-2, Gypsy Gillis, classic rock, blues, 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.

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. March 1, Marshall House Project, funk and soul, rock and roll, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10; March 2, Chris Bullock, jazz, hip hop fusion, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10; March 6, The Sweet Lillies, folk rock, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10; March 8, 100 Watt Mind, rock, and Blue Lotus, groove funk, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10.

TOUVELLE LODGE, 9367 Table Rock Road, Central Point, 541-826-4855. March 3, The John Dough Boys, Americana, folk, country, punk, 2-6 p.m.; No cover.

THE URBAN CORK, 330 N. Fir St., Medford, 541-500-8778. March 1, Lee Stewart, piano, 5-7 p.m.; March 8, The Little Giantess, roots rock, blues duo, 4:30-6:30 p.m.; 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. March 1, Rogue Comedy Underground, 8-9:30 p.m. No cover.

WILD GOOSE CAFE & BAR, 2365 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-488- 4103. Feb. 28, Sage Meadows, 7-10 p.m.; March 1, karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; March 2, karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; March 3, Jim Quimby, 6-8 p.m., open mic, 8-11 p.m.; March 4, TSA Trio, 8-11 p.m.; March 5, Gus Clark, 7-10 p.m.; March 6, Gene's Themed Open Mic, 8-11 p.m.; March 7, Jimmy Pinwheel Band, 8-11 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. March 1, Timeless, standards of the '40s and '50s, 5-8 p.m. No cover.

Jackson County

BELLE FIORE WINERY, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland, 541-552-4900. Feb. 28, LEFT, eclectic rock, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; March 1, Not Too Shabby, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; March 2, Rod Petrone, classical and jazz guitar, 5:30-7:30 p.m; March 3, Brian Parris, stories and songs from the rich American music heritage, 5-7 p.m.; March 6, Rogue Suspects Lite, rock, funk, blues, 5-7 p.m.; March 7, Jen Ambrose, blues, rock, jazz, soul, 5-7 p.m. No cover.

EDENVALE WINERY, 2310 Voorhies Road, Medford, 541-512-2955, ext. 2. March 3, live music, 1-4 p.m.; 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. April 4, Tannahill Weavers, Scottish, Celtic songs, ballads, lullabies, 7-9 p.m., $20 advance at brownpapertickets.com, $24 door; May 1, Gerry O'Connol and Richard Mandel, Irish fiddler and guitarist, 7-9 p.m., $24 advance at brownpapertickets.com.

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,. 28, Sinne Eeg and Peter Sprague, jazz, 7 p.m., $20-$25, reservations; March 1, live music, 6-9 p.m.; March 2-3, live music 1-5 p.m.; March 5, Jefferson Classical Guitar Society, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

ROXY ANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. FMarch 1, LEFT, eclectic indie rock, 6-8 p.m., $5-$7; March 2, John Galloway and Marshall Stack, light acoustic, 1-3 p.m.; March 3, Grant Ruiz and Dan Fellman, classical and jazz guitar, 1-3 p.m. No cover,

SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. March 1, Mark and Scott Johnson, brother duo, 6-8 p.m.; March 2, Gene Black and Bret Levick, guitar duo, 6-8 p.m.; March 6, Adam Gabriel, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

2 HAWK WINERY, 2335 N. Phoenix Road, Medford, 541-779-9463. March 9, Fig & Fern Clothing Boutique Po-Up, 2-5 p.m.; March 11 or March 18, Culinary Class, Greek dishes, 6-8:30 p.m. $75-$95, advance reservations.

MUSIC

Josephine County

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.

RCC CONCERT BAND, 3 p.m. March 17, Rogue Auditorium, Rogue Community College, 3345 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-660-9450. "Irish Spring" program includes songs reminiscent of the lush Irish countryside and energetic band works. Free.

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.

ACOUSTIC JAM, 6-9 p.m. March 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.

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.

KARLA BONOFF, 8 p.m. April 7, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. Singer songwriters performs folk, rock and blues, for 21 and older only. Tickets $38 general, $48 and $58 reserved.

Jackson County

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. March 7, 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.

ORGAN CONCERT, 3 p.m. March 17, First Presbyterian Church, Eighth and Holly, Medford, 541-482-3075. Katelyn Emerson performs works by Bach, Rheinberger, Parker, Laurin, Howells, Franck, Boely and Widor.. Free, donations welcome for church food pantry.

DAY OF SAXOPHONE WITH DEREK BROWN, BEATBOXSAX, 7:30 p.m. March 19, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. Saxophone music. $10 general, $5 seniors, free for full-time students.

EUGENE SKOVORODNIKOV, 7 p.m. March 22, North Medford High School, 190 Keene Way Drive, Medford, jcconcerts.org. Russian pianist performs Haydn, Schubert, Brahms, Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff and other classical pieces. Tickets $25; part of Jackson County Concert Series.

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. 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.

"NEWSIES," 7 p.m. March 28-30, 2 p.m. March 31, 7 p.m. April 5-6, 2 p.m. April 7, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-450-9778. Young newsboys take on the giant of the publishing world by going on strike and fighting for their rights. $12 general, $10 students and seniors, $8 kids 8 and younger. Tickets at Oregon Books and Games, The Daily Courier, boxofficetickets.com, at door as available; ticket sales from opening night will go to Sleep in Heavenly Peace of Josephine County.

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

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.

"ELEKTRA," 8 p.m. Feb. 28-March 1, 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.

"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.

"JUDGE TORRES," 7 p.m. March 7, Rogue Performance Hall, Rogue Community College, 130 E. Eighth St., Medford, 541-956-7187. Teatro Milagro of Portland presents bilingual modern-day fairy tale rooted in Mayan folklore inspired by immigrant experience of Salvadoran playwright Milta Ortiz. Free.

"CINDERELLA-ENCHANTED EDITION," 7 p.m. March 7-8, March 14-15, 1:30 and 7 p.m. March 9 and March 16, Crater Performing Arts Center, 655 N. Third St., Central Point, 541-494-6348. Musical fairy tale of dreams coming true. Tickets $10 adults, $7 students and seniors.s

"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.

"A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER," 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through 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.

"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

"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. Free.

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. See art listings below for individual venues.

ART IN THE COMMUNITY, members of the Josephine County Artists' Association show their paintings. For March: Barbara Newland, at US Bank, 400 S.W. Sixth St., JR Raysin at Major Art & Framing, 1951 Redwood Ave.; Iva Moynihan at Umpqua Bank, 1670 Williams Highway.

BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. Artwork by Karen O'Brien, through March. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. March 1, with guitar music by David Modica.

COWBOY CORRAL AND DOC STITCHES, 421 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. March 1, with sales.

ELEGANCE II, 331 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. March 1, with local wine tasting, chocolate samples and live music,

GALLERY ONE AT THE MUSEUM, 229-B S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1218. Paintings capturing creates and nature with the intricacy of texture and unusual perspective by JR Raysin, March 1-30. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. March 1

GRANTS PASS MUSEUM OF ART, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. "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. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. March 1.

THE HIVVE, 164 S.E. G St., Grants Pass. Art by Allen Smith, Paul James Cunningham, Timothy Weldon, Paul Silas Trapp and Stan Fullerton, through March. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. March 1, with Madeline DeCourcey and guests performing songs from the 1940s in a vintage cabaret atmosphere, in collaboration with Vortex Clothiers.

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.

JOSEPHINE COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY, 327 N.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. March 1, with an open house.

MY LITTLE CORNER CAFE, 130 S.E. G St., Grants Pass. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. March 1, with violinist Sean Bullock.

OREGON BOOKS & GAMES, 150 N.E. E St., Grants Pass, 541-476-3132. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. March 1, with a sneak peak at One Eleven Theatre Company's production of "Newsies" (5:30 p.m.) and a relationship workshop and book signing with Guy Finley (7-9 p.m.)

RAINBOW BABY & MAMA BOUTIQUE, 131 S.W, G St., Grants Pass,. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. March 1, with sales.

ROGUE BARBERS, 304 S.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-476-1275. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m .March 1, with food, drinks, music and a chance to say thank you to local firefighters.

SANDI'S CANDIES & FUDGERY, 145 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-955-9112. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. March 1, with candy and truffle samples.

UNTITLED 2.0, 119 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, www.untitled2gallery.com. "Context 2.0 II Too ," an eclectic assemblage of functional, decorative and fine art, through March. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. March 1.

VORTEX CLOTHIERS, 115 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. March 1, with The Purple Rose, a live performance by local actors and drag/burlesque talent, in collaboration with The Hivve,

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

Jackson County

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. Annual Ashland High School Student Art Show, with work by Cruz McNamara, Mikhal Mesco, Julia Petrone, through March.

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.

ASHLAND ART CENTER, 357 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2772. "Plant an Artist, Watch Them Grow" work by children and young adults, through March

ASHLAND ART WORKS, 291 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-4735. Annual Ashland High School Student Art Show, with work by Meredith Granger, Claren Shields and Sierrah Kelly, through March.

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. Still Lives," virtual still lifes by Justin Berry; "Herstory," group exhibition on empowerment by Women's Resource Center; "Layering Responses," collaboration of three artists on a single piece, by Clee ferris, Paige Gerhard and Anna McGrath; "The Making Of: Blindspot," the creation of a motorcycle by Ben Gradel; "Infinite Recursion" a commentary on personal mythology, by Kate Womack; "Inked," artwork from printmaking classes and print workshops, curated by Maria De Los Angeles, March 1-21.

GALLERIE KARON, 500 A St., Ashland, 541-482-9008. "Fine Wines and Felines," through March.

HANSON HOWARD GALLERY, 89 Oak St. Ashland, 541-488-2562. Woodblock prints by Millie Whipplesmith Plank, and sculpture by Christian Burchard, and paintings by Ashland High School student Aletha Moyer, through March.

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.

OAK LEAF STUDIO, 247 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-5756. Pastels by Leif Trygg, through March.

THE PHOTOGRAPHERS' GALLERY, 357 E, Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2772. Images by Darcie Sternenberg, through March.

ROGUE GALLERY, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, 541-772-8118. "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.

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, ongoing.

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, 5-7 p.m. Feb. 28, Oregon Books and Games, 150 N.E. E St., Grants Pass, 541-476-3132. Tehlor Kay Mejia 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 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 TALK, 1-3 p.m. March 2, Ruch Library, 7919 Highway 238, Ruch, 541-899-7438. Janeen Sathre, co-author of "Favorite Hikes of the Applegate," talks about and shows slides of Applegate Valley hiking trails. Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 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.

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m. March 7, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Tom Hogan and Angela Decker read their poetry. Free.

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.

WRITERS GUILD OF ROGUE RIVER, 10 a.m.-noon, March 9, Rogue River Library, 412 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-321-5215. Writers of all genres write and critique one another. Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m. March 11, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. John Ames, author of "Liberty to the Rescue: How Liberty Can Get Us Out of the Mess We're In," reads excerpts from his nonfiction book. 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.

BRAIN BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP, 1:30-3:30 p.m. March 26, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "Sagebrush Collaboration: How Harney County, Oregon Defeated the Takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge" by Peter Walker. Free.

SISKIYOU SLEUTHS BOOK GROUP, 3 to 4:30 p.m. March 27, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Mystery discussion group reads "The Dancer and the Thief" by Antonio Skarmeta. Free.

FAIRS/FESTS

Josephine County

ENLIGHTENED LIVING FAIR, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 9, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-761-5478. Psychics, intuitives, holistic products and free hourly workshops. Admission $5.

JOSEPHINE COUNTY STAND UP AND EMPLOYMENT FAIR, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 15, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-821-0532. Services and resources for veterans, free haircuts, lunch and refreshments, live music. Free admission.

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

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, Sold out.

MARDI GRAS MASKED BALL, 7:30 p.m. March 2, Takilma Community Building, 9367 Takilma Road, Takilma, 541-592-3911. Music by Donna and The Fringe (8-10 p.m.), and Fire Your Boss (10 p.m. 1- sa.m.), with food, local wine and beer, games, dancing. Admission $10-$20, sliding scale; adults-only event to benefit Takilma Community Building

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

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.

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: March 6, Robin Strangfeld.

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.

BEEKMAN HOUSE LIVING HISTORY, 10:30, 11:30 a.m. 1 and 3 p.m. 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.

Douglas County

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. Dan Harmon & Cascade Country, through 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. 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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