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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 10, David Modica, acoustic guitar, 11 a.m. No cover.

CEDARWOOD SALOON, 1345 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-6160. March 8-9, Flat Patty, hard rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Thursdays, open jam, 7-11 p.m. No cover.

CLIMATE CITY BREWING, 509 S.W. G St. Grants Pass, 541-479-3725. March 9, Ripple Effect, Grateful Dead and Beatles, 6-9 p.m.; March 10 Second Sunday folk circle jam, acoustic Americana variety jam, 3-5:30 p.m., no cover; 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. March 21, Tipsy Paintbrush, 6:15 p.m., $35, reservations at squareup.com; 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 8-9, Saucy, classic and contemporary rock, funk, pop 8 p.m.-midnight.

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 15-16, The Roadsters, classic rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

THE LAUGHING CLAM, 121 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1110. March 8, The Rogue Trio, bluegrass, classic rock, 7-10 p.m.; March 9, Mike Brons, 70s acoustic favorites, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

MCGREW'S, 33105 Redwood Highway, O'Brien, 541-596-2202. March 15, Funqdaqit, pop, rock, hip hop, Dusty Jones and The Devils High Society, jazz, rock, R&B, 9 p.m.-midnight, $5.

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

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

RASCALS, 20215 Williams Highway, Williams, 541-846-9303. March 16, The Distilled-Spirit Rebellion Birthday Bash, classic rock, country, cosmic rock, 9 p.m., $5.

RIVER'S EDGE, 1936 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-244-1182. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, Scott Head or David Modica, acoustic rock, blues, jazz, folk guitar, 5:30- 8 p.m. No cover.

SHENANIGANS AT HERB'S, 515 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-476-1668. March 8-9 , 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. March 7, Cosmic Strings, acoustic folk, bluegrass, rock, 9-11 p.m.; March 8, Holus Bolus, one man acoustic loop artist, 8-11 p.m.; March 8, DJ FiNaTTiK, 11 p.m.-2 a.m.; March 9, Latin Dance Night with DJ Fluffy, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; March 10, open mic with Ambur Rose, 8-11 p.m.; March 12, DJ Rizio, 9 p.m.-midnight; March 14, The Rogue Rage Duo, cajun, blues, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

SPEAKEASY TAPROOM & WINE BAR, 208 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-450-4248. March 8, Matt Combe, guitar covers, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

TAYLOR'S COUNTRY STORE, 202 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541- 592-5358. March 8, Tim Mitchell, 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 9, Dale Hopper, classic country, 6-9 p.m.; Wednesdays, open mic, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

WILD RIVER PUB, 533 N.E. F St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4456. March 8-9, Comedy Night, with headliners Myles Weber and Chelsea Bearce, doors open 7 p.m., show 8 p.m., $7 advance, $10 at the door; 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.

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 8, LEFT, indie, roots, 9-11 p.m.; March 16, Side Door String Band, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

BAMBOO ROOM AT KING WAH'S, 1182 Court St., Medford, 541-772-1820. March 12, Twisted Insane, hip hop, 8 p.m.-2 a.m.; March 17, Mugshot, Bears Among Men, YHWH, and When The Broken Burn, 7 p.m., all ages show until 10 p.m., $10.

BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. March 7, Eric Leadbetter, 7-9 p.m.; March 8, Danielle Kelly Trio, jazz, standards, 8-11 p.m.; March 9, Eric Leadbetter, 8-11 p.m.; March 14, Tim Mitchell, acoustic rock, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

THE BLACK SHEEP, 51 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6414. March 8, The Juniper Berries, Slow Corpse, Derek Deon, The Vaughns and Sleepy Jay, 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m., $7 adults, $5 students, benefits CASA; March 9, GreenHaus Drag Show, 2-4 p.m., $5; March 9, The Elephant, 9-11:30 p.m., $5; March 10, The Little Giantess, rockabilly jazz, 7-9 p.m.; March 11, The Lantern Story Telling Series, theme delusions, 8-10 p.m.; March, 13, Half a Hive, featuring half the cast of "Beehive," music of the '60s, 8-10 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 9, Rock Candy, 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 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 9, Dayton Mason and Eric Elmer, gypsy jazz duo, 9 p.m.-midnight; Wednesdays, DJ Grene, 8 p.m.-midnight; Thursdays, karaoke, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

CHADWICKS PUB AND SPORTS BAR, 2300 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-770-1234. March 8-9, Comedy Night with opener Dan Farley and headliner Lamont Ferguson, 8 p.m., $10.

THE EDGE NIGHTCLUB & PATIO, 25 S. Riverside, Medford. March 8, 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.

GIL'S, 175 N. Pioneer St., Ashland, 541-488-6139. March 15, Pint Night to support Rogue Farm Corps, 5-8 p.m. No cover.

GRAPE STREET BAR & GRILL, 31 S. Grape St., Medford, 541-500-8881. March 8-9, Hot Gossip, classic rock, 8 p.m.-midnight, no cover; March 12, Blues Jam hosted by Duke Street, 6-9 p.m., no cover; March 14, Latin Dance Night, bachata class, 7:30 p.m., social dance, 8-10 p.m. $5 each, class or social.

HABANEROS, 142 N. Front St., Medford, 541-779-9770. March 8, Holly Gleason, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; March 9, DJ Coco, 8:30-11:30 p.m. No cover.

THE HOMESTEAD PUB , 119 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-299-0644. March 9, Hog Wild, rock, soul, blues, classic rock 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 8, Pressed In Black, rock, ska, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. 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 8, Rogue Underground, funk, soul, rock, 9 p.m.-midnight, No cover.

JOHNNY B'S ROCKIN' DINER, 120 E. Sixth St., Medford, 541-773-1900. March 7, Smomid and BoPL, electronic rock, 8-11 p.m.; March 13, Indigenous Robot, Frank Ellis, Death Planet, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; March 14, Loolowningen and The Far East Idiots, 9 p.m.-midnight. Cover charges vary.

LA BAGUETTE MUSIC CAFE, 340 A St., Ashland, 541-482-0855. March 8, Jonas Myers, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; March 9, Mark Turnbull, solo guitar, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; March 13, 10-11 p.m.

LUNA CAFE & MERCANTILE, 2525 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-482-3372. March 10, A Street Jazz Collective, jazz, 4-6 p.m.; March 13, Lee Stewart, 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover.

MORRTON'S, 980 Phoenix Road, Medford, 541-772-3154. March 8, Jon Galfano with jen Ambrose, guitar and flute, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. March 8, Conflicts with Caribou, folk, 9 p.m.-midnight; March 9, Smokeshow, indie folk pop, 9 p.m.-midnight; March 10, Smith and Tegio, alt-country, americana, 8-9:30 p.m.; March 13, Samara Jade, philosopholk, 8-10 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 9, Pat O'Scannell, traditional songs of Ireland and Scotland, 6-8:30 p.m., no cover; March 14, Steve Schein, jazz, 6-8 p.m., no cover; March 16, 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 8-9, Beau Berry Band with Donna Bishop, 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 Common Good, 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. March9, Bekkah McAlvage and Jef Fretwell, acoustic folk roots, 8-10:30 p.m.; Thursdays, trivia, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

STANDING STONE BREWING COMPANY, 101 Oak St., Ashland, 541-482-2448. March 12, Pints with a Purpose, 5-10 p.m., benefits Equamore Foundation.

THE TALENT CLUB, 114 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-2721. March 8, 100 Watt Mind, rock, and Blue Lotus, groove funk, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10; March 9, Fish Out of Water, rock, funk, reggae, hip hop, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10; March 13, Scott Amendola vs. Will Blades, organ and drums, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10; March 15, Grateful Bluegrass Boy, bluegrass versions of classic rock songs, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10.

TOUVELLE LODGE, 9367 Table Rock Road, Central Point, 541-826-4855. March 24, Blue Notes, blues, 2-6 p.m.; No cover.

THE URBAN CORK, 330 N. Fir St., Medford, 541-500-8778. 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 16, Sol Seed, roots reggae, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

WILD GOOSE CAFE & BAR, 2365 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-488- 4103. March 7, Jimmy Pinwheel Band, 8-11 p.m. March 8, karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; March 9, karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; March 10, Jim Quimby, 6-8 p.m., open mic, 8-11 p.m.; March 11, Blue Notes, 7-10 p.m.; March 12, Justin Gordon and the AAA All-stars, 8-11 p.m.; March 13, Q&A Duo, 7-10 p.m.; March 14, Craig Martin & Friends, 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. March 8, Dayton Mason, gypsy jazz guitar, 5-8 p.m. No cover.

Jackson County

BELLE FIORE WINERY, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland, 541-552-4900. March 7, Jen Ambrose, blues, rock, jazz, soul, 5-7 p.m.; March 8, The Keller Sisters, folk, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; March 9, Stolen Moments, jazz, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; March 10, Eric Leadbetter, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5-7 p.m.; March 13, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop, 5-7 p.m.; March 14, Silver Lake 66, modern Americana, 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover.

EDENVALE WINERY, 2310 Voorhies Road, Medford, 541-512-2955, ext. 2. March 10, William MacBide, 1-4 p.m.; March 17, St. Patty's Day brunch, seating starts at 10 a.m., $25-$35, reservations; April 21, Easter Sunday Brunch, seatings start at 9:30 a.m., $25-$35, 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. March 22, Ken Peplowski, jazz, $10-$25, reservations; March 24, wine and cheese pairing class, 2-4 p.m., $35, reservations.

RELLIK WINERY, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point, 541-499-0449. March 8, Wine Club Pick-up Party, with rock, pop, contemporary music by Not Too Shabby, 6-9 p.m.

ROXY ANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. March 8, State of Jeff, Jeff Kloetzel and Jeff Stanley, pop, rock, folk, blues, 6-8 p.m., $5-$7; March 10, Stardust Trio, jazz, 3-5 p.m., no cover.,

SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. March 8, Steve Schein with Sonic Gravity Jazz Quartet, swing era jazz, 6-8 p.m.; March 9, Cover 3, eclectic trio, 6-8 p.m.; March 10, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

TRIUM WINES, 203 E. Main St., Talent, 541-625-9100. March 8, Will MacBride, solo jazz piano, 5-7 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

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.

DAYTIME KARAOKE, 1-4 p.m. Thursdays, Cascade Retirement, 1357 Rewood Circle (three-story building), Grants Pass, 541-479-1284. Legacy Karaoke hosts karaoke open to community members of all ages. Free, with free refreshments.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

YOUTH SYMPHONY OF SOUTHERN OREGON, 3 p.m. Match 10, SOU Music recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-858-8859. Southern Oregon youth play a variety of classical music. Tickets $10 general, $5 students.

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.

SOUTHERN OREGON CONCERT BAND, 7 p.m. March 21, Central Medford High School, 815 S. Oakdale Ave., Medford, 541-324-0404. Winter concert features favorites from the band repertoire. Free, donations encouraged.

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.

JAYA LAKSHIM AND ANANDA, 7-10 p.m. March 22, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N. Ashland, mysticrisingfestival.com. Chant and heart songs concert with the Sarawati Dream Band. $5-$10; tickets.brightstarevents.com.

ROGUE VALLEY CHORALE, 7:30 p.m. March 23, 3 p.m. March 24, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. "Ethereal Moments" program includes new work by Julian Gonzalez, with visual program. Pre-concert presentation one hour before each concert. Tickets $10-20 general, $5 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.

THE JERUSALEM STRING QUARTET, 7:30 p.m. April 5, 3 p.m. April 6 SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6154, chambermusicconcerts.org. Friday's concert features music of Haydn, Bartok, Beethoven; Saturday concert is Ravel, Beethoven and Debussy. Tickets $35-$42, $5 for children, full-time university students and Oregon Trail Card holders.

AYLA NEREO, 8 p.m. April 8, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N. Ashland, mysticrisingfestival.com. Transformational folk, with Elijah Ray and Grandfather Gold opening. $20 advance, $25 door, online or at Music Coop in Ashland.

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 plays traditional Irish folk music. Tickets $12-$18.

ON STAGE

Josephine County

"MARVIN'S ROOM," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m Sundays, through March 17, 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; 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

"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

"HAY FEVER," 8 p.m. 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.

"NEWSIES," 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.

"LOUISA MAY ALCOTT: LIVING 'LITTLE WOMEN'," noon March 16, Rogue River Library, 412 E. Main St., Rogue River. 541-864-8850. Miriam Reed presents her original 45-minute solo play about the writer. Free.

JAY OWENHOUSE, 4 and 8 p.m. March 16, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Illusionist, escape artist. Tickets $29, $39, $69 VIP.

"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.

"A COMEDY OF TENORS," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through March 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. $20, pay-what-you-wany at the door, subject to availability.

"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.

"LOUISA MAY ALCOTT: LIVING 'LITTLE WOMEN',"12:30 p.m. March 23, Jacksonville Library, 340 W. C St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1665. Miriam Reed presents her original 45-minute solo play about the writer. Free.

"THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 1:30 p.m. Sundays, through March 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.

"THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE," 47:30 p.m. March 29-30, 7:30 p.m April 5, 2 p.m April 6, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Musical about middle schoolers competing in a spelling bee. Tickets $28 general, $10 ages 22 and younger.

"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.

"SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE SIGN OF THE FOUR," Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 1 p.m. Sundays, April 12-May 26, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, theoregoncabaret.com. Holmes and Watson tackle a mystery, multiple murders. $25, $36, $39.

Douglas County

"SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE," 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, March 28-April 21, Betty Long Unruh Theatre, 1614 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-673-2125, www.uact-theatre.com.Young Will Shakespeare finds inspiration for his new play in a young actress named Viola. $6-$13.

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

CHILDREN'S RALLY, 1-3 p.m. March 9, Liberty Pentecostals, 1474 Fruitdale Drive, Grants Pass, 541-291-2327. Interactive games, skits, music and singing, stories. and guest speaker Dan Mack. Free; lunch available for purchase, $2-$5.

YOUNG MASTER GARDENERS, 11:30 a.m.-noon and 3-4 p.m. March 13, Josephine Community Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. Kids learn about vegetable growing, preparing garden for spring planting. Free; morning program for 5 and younger, afternoon for 6 and older.

FATHER-DAUGHTER DANCE, 6-8 p.m. March 16, Grants Pass Family YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-474-0001. Girls dance with dads, grandfathers, uncle or mentors, with treats, drinks, pictures, contests. $20-$30 per couple, by March 10, $25-$35 after March 10.

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

SPRING BREAK DAY CAMP, 9 a.m.-4:15 p.m., March 25-29, Grants Pass Family YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-474-0001. Ages 6-12 enjoy games, songs, crafts, field trips. swimming. $30-$35 per day, $125-$150 per week.

SPRING BREAK CAMP EEK, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. March 25-29, Wildlife Images, 11845 Lower River Road, Grants Pass, 541-476-0222. Ages 7-12 enjoy games, crafts, outdoor exploration, hands-on learning centered on wildlife, nature, conservation. $20-$25 per day, $90-$100 per week.on.

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. April 5, 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 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.

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, through March 30.

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, through March 29.

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.

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.

SOUTHERN OREGON GUILD GALLERY, 24353 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-659-3858. "Loving," artwork exploring the many ways love can be expressed and sharing different objects of affection, through April 20

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.

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

Jackson County

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

ART SALON, 2 p.m. last Sundays, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Monthly program in which local artists discuss the evolution of their art and present digital photos of their work. Schedule: March 31 is Ryan Moon; April 28 is Micah Ofstendahl; May 26 is Linda Dixon.

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

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

ART AND SOUL GALLERY, 247 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-9006. 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. "Up and Away," work by gallery artists, with guest artist Zoe West, through April 28.

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, through March 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; "Adventures in Experience," encaustic monotypes and mixed media prints by Jean Erickson and mixed media paintings by Barbara Martin, through April 12; 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

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. on the theme "Little Gems" for the group's ninth anniversary. 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), 541-441-0932, writerkate@mail.com, 541-601-1588, genekimsim@gmail.com. Writers share up to one page of their writing to share. No membership fee, donations welcome.

AUTHOR INNOVATIVE MARKETING, 2:30-4 p.m. April 2, 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.

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

YOUNG AUTHORS READING EVENT, 6 p.m. March 7, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Students from Valley School read their own novels. Free.

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 EVENT, 2 p.m. March 9, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Ralph Browing discusses his book "Rogue Birder: The Making of a Modern Ornithologist." 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.

AUTHOR TALK, 4-5:30 p.m. March 14, Eagle Point Library, 239 W. Main St., Eagle Point, 541-826-3313, Leta Neiderheiser presents her nonfiction history book "Jesse Applegate: A Dialogue with Destiny." 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.

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m. March 21, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Victoria Lee presents her mystery novel "Alliances." Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m. March 23, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Catriona McPherson presents her mystery "Scot and Soda." 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.

AUTHOR EVENT, 2 p.m. March 30, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Stephanie Traina presents "Treasured Hearts," her collection of poetry and Bible verses. Free.

BOOKS@NOON, noon-1 p.m. April 2, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Readers share about what they're reading.

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, $30 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

TINKERBELL PRESCHOOL AUCTION, 1-3 p.m. March 9, Schmidt Family Winery, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-471-8991. Silent auction of tickets, passes, gift cards, handmade items, to benefit Tinkerbell Parent Cooperative Preschool. Free admission.

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.

SPAY-GHETTI DINNER, 3-8 p.m. March 10, Baldini's, 107 Galice Road, Merlin, 541-476-0034. Dinner, raffle, prizes to benefit Rogue Valley Humane Society. $11 per person.

VOLUNTEER SOCIAL HOUR, 5 p.m. March 14, VinFarm, 111 S.E. G St., Grants Pass, 541-778-8044. Appetizers, conversation, networking and information about volunteer opportunities with KS Wild and Rogue Riverkeeper. Free, no-host bar.

ART NIGHT BY THE FIRESIDE, 6-9 p.m. March 15, Rogue Community College, 3345 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-226-1817. Create a painting that looks like stained glass, learn about addiction recovery and naloxone kits, hot cocoa bar. $15; call to reserve a spot of visit rouguecc.edu and search "art night"; soup on sale for $2 to benefit RCC Recovery Club.

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.

A WOMEN'S CAFE, 4-9 p.m. March 16, Takilma Community Building, 9367 Takilma Road, Cave Junction, 541-592-3911. Local women perform and share: musicians, singers, poets, writers, artists, dancers, healers, with cafe food to purchase, show of artwork on mature/delicate topics. Admission $8-$15, sliding scale, not recommended for young children.

FATHER-DAUGHTER DANCE, 6-8 p.m. March 16, Grants Pass Family YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-474-0001. Girls dance with dads, grandfathers, uncle or mentors, with treats, drinks, pictures, contests. $20-$30 per couple, by March 10, $25-$35 after March 10.

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.

VETERANS BREAKFAST, 6-8 a.m. April 4, Taprock Northwest Grill, 971 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-295-8230. Meal and program for veterans of all eras. Meal is $10, program is free.

Jackson County

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.

TRAXXAS MONSTER TRUCK TOUR, 7:30 p.m. March 8, 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. March 9, 2 p.m. March 10, Jackson Point, attheexpo.com. Car crushing giants compete in racing, wheelie contests, action. Advance tickets, $20 adults, $10 kids 3-12, pit party passes, $25 for all events; prices go up at the gate.

HISTORY LECTURE SERIES, 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.

VOLUNTEER SOCIAL HOUR, 5 p.m. March 13, Black Sheep, 51 E. Main St., ashland, 541-778-8044. Appetizers, conversation, networking and information about volunteer opportunities with KS Wild and Rogue Riverkeeper. Free, no-host bar.

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.

CELEBRATING THE SHAMROCK, noon-5 p.m. March 16, Art Presence, 206 Fifth St., Jacksonville, 541-899-3759. Music, food, wine, raffle. Free.

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. 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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