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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 31, Scott Head, guitar, 11:30 a.m. No cover.

CEDARWOOD SALOON, 1345 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-6160. March 29-30, Noisy Neighbor, 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 30, The Rogue Rascals, bluegrass, Americana, 6-9 p.m.; Tuesdays, Salsa/Bachata Party, 7-9 p.m., with Latin dance lesson at 7 p.m., dancing 7:30-9 p.m., no partner necessary, $5.

COCINA 7 TAQUERIA, 132 Blodgett Road, Williams, 541-846-6666. March 30, Singing Dirt, with Caitlin Jemma and Jeremy James Meyer, acoustic folk, Americana, 2-5 p.m.; $5, kids free; Wednesdays, 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 29-30, The Rockets, classic rock, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

JD'S SPORTS BAR AND BREWERY, 690 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-471-0383. March 29-30, Hot Gossip, vintage rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

THE LAUGHING CLAM, 121 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1110. March 29-30, Ripple Effect, Grateful Dead and Beatles, 7-10 p.m. Friday, 6-9 p.m. Saturday. 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. March 22, Phil King, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

SHENANIGANS AT HERB'S, 515 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-476-1668. March 29, Sights and Sounds Unlimited Hip Hop DJ Chili Dog, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; March 30, Labry's Society Spring Fling with Queens Drag Show, 7 p.m. doors, 8-10 p.m. show, $10 or $5 with three nonperishable food items, benefits Southern Oregon Humane Society and Josephine County Food Bank; March 30, Sights and Sounds Unlimited Hip Hop, DJ Ron, 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 28, Burlesque Bingo, dancers, comedians, bingo, 7-9 p.m., $5; March 28, DJ FiNaTTiK, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; March 29, The Teccas, new and classic country, rock, originals, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; March 30, The Honeymoon Killers, monster rock, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; March 31, Koffin Kats, punk, psychobilly, 9-11 p.m., $5. No cover, unless otherwise noted.

SPEAKEASY TAPROOM & WINE BAR, 208 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-450-4248. March 29, Nick Spurgeon, acoustic guitar and vocals, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

TAYLOR'S COUNTRY STORE, 202 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541- 592-5358. March 29, Phil King, acoustic favorites, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

WEEKEND BEER COMPANY, 550 S.W. Sixth St., Suite G, Grants Pass, 541-507-1919. March 28, Jug of Punch, traditional Irish and Scottish music, American fiddle tunes, 4-6 p.m. No cover.

WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. March 30, Tim Mitchell, acoustic rock, 6-9 p.m.; Wednesdays, open mic, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

WILD RIVER PUB, 533 N.E. F St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4456. Tuesdays, Mike Brons, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m., no cover.

WOLF CREEK INN, 100 Front St., Wolf Creek, 541-866-2474. April 12-13, April 19-20, April 26-27, "Where There's a Will There's a Way"," country western dinner theater show with Top Hat Theatre Co., 6-8 p.m., $38 adults, $20 children 12 and younger.

Jackson County

APPLEGATE RIVER LODGE, 15100 Highway 238, Applegate, 541-761-9353, www.liveatthegate.com. April 9, Yak Attack, electronica power trio from Portland, $15 advance, $20, door. 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 29, EFIJE, rock, 9-11 p.m. No cover.

BAMBOO ROOM AT KING WAH'S, 1182 Court St., Medford, 541-772-1820. April 1, Twistello, rap, 7 p.m. all ages show, $10; April 5, Afroman Performing Live, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., 21+, $30 advance, $35 day of the show; April 6, Divine Dirt, Death Plant, Fog Eater, Spicy When Naked, 6-10 p.m., cover.

BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. March 28, Frederick and Warner, 7-9 p.m.; March 29-30, LEFT Trio, eclectic rock, 8-11 p.m.; April 4, Danielle Kelly and Paul Turnipseed, jazz, blues, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

THE BLACK SHEEP, 51 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6414. March 29, The Rogue Underground, 9 p.m.-midnight, $5; March 30, The Robbie DaCosta Band, blues, rockabilly, 9 p.m.-midnight; March 31, Beth Wishes, singer songwriter, 7-9 p.m.; Tuesdays, open mic with Robbie DaCosta, 8:30-10:30 p.m., no cover; Wednesdays, Magic Night, 6-9 p.m., Blades of Grass, acoustic bluegrass, 9-11 p.m., no cover; Thursdays, dart tournament, 7:30 p.m., game night, 8 p.m., no cover; Sundays, Celtic music, 2-5 p.m., no cover.

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

BRICKROOM, 35 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6030. March 29, Go Fever with The Shaky Harlots, indie rock, 9 p.m., $5; April 5, Slow Corpse, indie rock, 9 p.m., $10; April 17, Griffin House, Americana, folk, 9 p.m., $18 at brownpapertickets.com; April 19, Fortune's Folly, rock, 9 p.m., $10; 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 30, Cattlemens BLUE Party, with Dusty Jones and the Devils High Society and Lee L.A.B. Spivey, 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 29-30, Comedy Night with opener Mike Masilotti and headliner Leif Skyving, 8 p.m., $10.

THE EDGE NIGHTCLUB & PATIO, 25 S. Riverside, Medford. Fridays and Saturdays, DJ dance music, 10 p.m.-2 a.m.

4 DAUGHTERS IRISH PUB, 126 W. Main St., Medford, 541-779-4455. April 2, Pub Talk, with Paul Fattig on Siskiyou Smokejumper Base, 7 p.m., free; Saturdays, Jug of Punch, Irish music, 4-6 p.m. No cover.

GRAPE STREET BAR & GRILL, 31 S. Grape St., Medford, 541-500-8881. March 28, Latin Night, bachata class (7:30 p.m.), social dance, 8-10 p.m., $5 each; March 29, Ring of Trees, rock originals, 8 p.m.-midnight; March 30, Doves and Vultures and Hardway Bend, rock, 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; April 2, Southern Oregon Jazz Orchestra, swing, big band, 7-9 p.m.; April 3, line dancing, 6-9 p.m. No cover, unless noted.

HABANEROS, 142 N. Front St., Medford, 541-779-9770. March 29, Frankie Hernandez, rock, reggae, funk, 8:30-11:30 p.m. March 30, Latino Night with DJ Coco 8:30-11:30 p.m. No cover.

HEARSAY, 40 S. First St., Ashland, 541-625-0505. April 5, Danielle Kelly Soul Project, Motown, soul, oldies, 9-11 p.m. No cover.

THE HOMESTEAD PUB , 119 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-299-0644. March 29-30, The Roadsters, 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 29, Brother, Celtic tribal, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

J'VILLE TAVERN, 125 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1170. March 29, Stoning Giants, rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

JOHNNY B'S ROCKIN' DINER, 120 E. Sixth St., Medford, 541-773-1900. March 28, The Deadrones, Kronk Men, and Death Plant, and the music of Frank Ellis, 9 p.m.-midnight; March 29, Hardway Bend, Sylent Storm, and Chains of Belmont, 8 p.m.; March 30, Dash, rock, 9 p.m.-midnight; April 1, Moneyhoon Tour with UaZit, BoPL, and Whim, 9 p.m.-midnight; April 3, The Greasy Gills, 9 p.m., $5; April 4, Leroy Virgil of Hellbound Glory, and Step It Up And Go, 9 p.m.- midnight; Cover charges vary.

LA BAGUETTE MUSIC CAFE, 340 A St., Ashland, 541-482-0855. March 30, Doug Warner, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; April 3, Bread and Jam, 10 a.m.-noon.

LIQUID ASSETS, 96 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-9463. April 2, Paint and Sip Pottery, 6-8 p.m., $40, advance registration.

LUNA CAFE & MERCANTILE, 2525 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-482-3372. March 31, Danielle Kelly Trio, jazz, 4-6 p.m.; April 3, Jim Malachi, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; No cover.

OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. March 29, McCoid and Pellico Duo, 9-11 p.m.; March 30, Penny Opry, 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 29, Daniel Nickels, folk-rock, Americana, 6-9 p.m.; March 30, Neil Gregory Johnson, acoustic classic rock, vocals, 6-8 p.m. No cover. April 6, Latin Dance Night, 8:30 p.m. lessons, $7, 9-11 p.m. dance.

PIER 21, 841 Stewart Ave., Medford, 541-776-3263. March 29-30, Rock Candy, rock, blues, R&B, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Wednesdays and Thursdays, open jam night, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

ROCKY TONK SALOON & GRILL, 333 E. Main St., Medford, 541-973-2887. April 18, Moonshine Bandits, with Overtime, hip hop country, Crucifix, rap rock from Atlanta, 8-11 p.m., $18 advance, $22 door; Tuesdays and Fridays, free line dance lessons, 7-9 p.m., no cover.

THE ROGUE GRAPE, 36 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-622-8622. March 30, Rick Millward and Nicole Dahl, 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 28, Diggin Dirt, blues, rock, funk, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10; March 29, Rickishane, classic rock, 9 p.m.-midnight, no cover; April 5, Whitney Rose, country, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10; April 6, World's Finest, skagrass and world fusion from Portland, 9:30 p.m.-midnight, $15.

THE URBAN CORK, 330 N. Fir St., Medford, 541-500-8778. March 29, Mark Charles Hill, pop, country, light rock, 5-7 p.m., no cover; April 14, cooking class with Tim Keller, 3-5 p.m., cost TBA, call to reserve a spot.

WALKABOUT BREWING COMPANY, 921 Mason Way, Medford, 541-734-4677. March 30, Stoning Giants, alt rock, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

WILD GOOSE CAFE & BAR, 2365 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-488- 4103. March 28, Dayton Mason, gypsy jazz guitar, 7-10 p.m.; March 29, karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; March 30, karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; March 31, Jim Quimby, 6-8 p.m., open mic, 8-11 p.m.; April 1, TSA Trio, 8-11 p.m.; April 2, Gus Clark and the Least of His Problems, 7-10 p.m.; April 3, Gene's Themed Open Mic, 8-11 p.m.; April 4, Jimmy Pinwheel Band, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

WINERIES

Josephine County

AUGUSTINO ESTATE VINEYARDS, 16995 N. Applegate Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-1881. March 30-31, David Cahalan, classic and contemporary music, 2-5 p.m. No cover.

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

SCHMIDT FAMILY VINEYARDS, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9985. March 29, Doug Warner, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5-8 p.m. No cover.

TROON VINEYARD, 1475 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9900. April 6, Wine Club Release Party with music by Buddy Paprock, 1-4 p.m.

Jackson County

BELLE FIORE WINERY, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland, 541-552-4900. March 28, LEFT, eclectic indie rock, 5:30-7:30 p.m. ; March 29, Stolen Moments, jazz, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; March 30, Phil King, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; March 31, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic pop, rock, folk, blues 5-7 p.m.; April 3, Rick Millward, pop, rock, folk, jazz, 5-7 p.m; April 4, Brian Parris, acoustic rock, pop, blues, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

CLIFF CREEK CELLARS AT THE VINEYARD, 1015 McDonough Road, Gold Hill, 541-855-5330. April 20, Easter Egg Hunt, with entertainment, art, noon-5 p.m.

EDENVALE WINERY, 2310 Voorhies Road, Medford, 541-512-2955, ext. 2. March 31, Dayton Mason, gypsy jazz guitar, 1-4 p.m.; 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; April 19, "The Good German," drama, 4 p.m., $18; May 1, Gerry O'Connol and Richard Mandel, Irish fiddler and guitarist, 7-9 p.m., $24 advance at brownpapertickets,com.

IRVINE & ROBERTS VINEYARDS, 1614 Emigrant Creek Road, Ashland, 541-482-9383. Sculpture by Inger Jorgensen, noon-6 p.m. March 28-31; reception with artist 3-6 p.m. March 28.

KRISELLE CELLARS, 12956 Modoc Road, White City, 541-830-8466. April 13, David Cahalan, acoustic guitar and vocals, 1-4 p.m. No cover.

PASCHAL WINERY, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-535-7957. April 2, Jefferson Classical Guitar Society, 6-9 p.m.

ROXY ANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. March 29, Blue Lightning, rock, 6-8 p.m., $5-$7; March 31, Femme Fatal, 3-5 p.m., no cover.,

SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. March 29, Marshall Stack, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

STONE RIVER VINEYARD, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent, 541-864-9234. April 20, Dennis Mertens, acoustic pop, rock, country, 4-6 p.m. No cover.

TRIUM WINES, 203 E. Main St., Talent, 541-625-9100. March 29, Carla Bauer, guitar and vocals, 5-7 p.m. No cover.

MUSIC

Josephine County

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.

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.

ROCK CONCERT, 6:30-10 p.m. April 5, Eaden Ballroom, 244 S.W. K St., Grants Pass. Music by Ghost Kings (rock), Brandon Prinzing & The Old Revival (rock from Bend), and Steven (solo). $5, all ages.

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.

SERGEI TELESHEV AND VERONIKA SHABASHAVA, 7:30 p.m. April 10, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-479-2199. Accordion player and violinist perform a variety of musical works, for the Josephine County Community Concert Association series. Tickets by subscription; call for availability.

PORTLAND GAY MEN'S CHOIR, 7 p.m. April 13, Newman United Methodist Church, 132 N.E. B St., Grants Pass, newmanumc.net. Soul-stirring music, from classic hits to contemporary favorites. Tickets $16; sold at church office, Oregon Books in Grants Pass, Musichead in Medford, Music Coop in Ashland and at the door. Proceeds benefit Hearts with A Mission.

HOME FREE, 8 p.m. April 17, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. Country a cappella, for all ages. Tickets $54.50 gold reserved, $285.50 VIP2.

ACOUSTIC JAM, 6-9 p.m. April 18, 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.

CLAUDE BOURBAN, 7 p.m. April 19, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Finger-style guitarist takes blues, Spanish and Middle Eastern stylings into new territories. Tickets $15.

DAWG TRIO WITH DAVID GRISMAN, 8 p.m. April 20, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. Acoustic bluegrass, folk, for 21 and older only. Tickets $45 general, $55 reserved.

LOVE AND THEFT AND ELVIS MONROE, 6 p.m. April 26, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-441-6749, brownpapertickets.com. Grammy-nominated band Love and theft, perform with Elvis Monroe, Fogline and The Brothers Reed, for all ages, with food vendors and adult beer garden. Floor seats $35 adults, $25 kids 12 and younger, general admission $25 adults, $20 kids 12 and younger; portion of proceeds will benefit Our Foster Kids.

MAUREEN MCGOVERN, 7:30 p.m. May 3, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-479-2199. Grammy-nominated Broadway and recording artist shares songs and stories, for the Josephine County Community Concert Association series. Tickets by subscription; call for availability.

Jackson County

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

OREGON OLD TIME FIDDLERS, 1-3 p.m. April 6, Roxy Ann Grange, 1850 Spring St., Medford, 541-779-8145. Acoustic music for listening and dancing. Admission by donation.

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.

TIM HOLT, 1-2:30 p.m. April 7, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. American folk, cowboy songs of John and Alan Lomax. Free.

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.

THE BROTHERS REED, 7 p.m. April 12, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Southern Oregon-based folk troubadours commemorate release of their fourth album, with guest musicians, openers Winifields and Redwood Son. Tickets $20 general, $60 VIP, $25 at the door.

STARS ON STAGE — CELEBRATING STATE SOLOISTS, 7 p.m. April 13, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Jackson County winners of District 8 solo music competition perform. Free.

PIONEER HISTORY IN STORY AND SONG, 1:30 and 3 p.m. April 14, Jacksonville Library, 340 W. C St., Jacksonville, 541-245-3650. David Gordon performs 19th century "Songs of Hardship and Hope." $5, reservations required.

JUMP, JIVE & WAIL, 7 p.m. April 14, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Swing band The Jive Aces put on high-octane, colorful show. $32, $35, $38 adults, $22, $25, $28 youth 22 and younger.

TUTUNOV PIANO SERIES, 7:30 p.m. April 16, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. Garrick Ohlsson performs. Tickets $20 reserved, free for full-time students.

MELVIN SEALS AND JGB, 9 p.m. April 18, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, 541-944-2844, liveatthearmory.com. Funk, rock, R&B, for 21 and older. $25 advance, $30 door; tickets sold at Music Coop in Ashland, Immortal Spirits in Medford.

COMMUNITY DRUMMING, 6-7 p.m. April 19, Applegate Library, 18485 N. Applegate Road, Applegate, 541-846-7346. Drumming circle, no experience needed. Some drums, rattles available or bring your own. Free.

JIM WITTER'S IT'S STILL ROCK AND ROLL TO ME, 7:30 p.m. April 20, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Music of Billy Joel and Elton John. Tickets $32, $35, $38 adults, $22, $25, $28 youth 22 and younger.

INDUBIOUS, 7 p.m. April 20, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, 541-944-2844, medicineroots.brownpapertickets.com. Roots reggae, for all ages, with Jon Wayne and The Pain, and Policulture. $15 early bird.

POWERMAN 5000, 8 p.m. April 24, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, liveatthearmory.com. Rock, for all ages. $20, sold at Music Coop in Ashland, Immortal Spirits in Medford, online.

MINGUET STRING QUARTETT, 7:30 p.m. April 26, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6154, chambermusicconcerts.org. Music by Haydn, Mahler and Beethoven. Tickets $35-$42, $5 for children, full-time university students and Oregon Trail Card holders.

OLOX, 8 p.m. April 26, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N. Ashland, 541-488-8282. Shamanic sound healing. $20 advance, $25 door, online or at Music Coop in Ashland.

LOCASH, 8 p.m. May 31, Jackson County Expo, Central Point, attheexpo.com. Modern country, classic rock. Tickets on sale March 15.

Northern California

THE SWEET REMAINS 7 p.m. May 2, Crescent Elk Auditorium, 994 G St., Crescent City, Calif., 707-464-1336, dnaca.net. Trio of singer-songwriters. Tickets $12-$18.

ON STAGE

Josephine County

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.

"WHERE THERE'S A WILL THERE'S A WAY," 6-8 p.m. April 12-13, April 20-21, April 26-27, Wolf Creek Inn, 100 Front St., Wolf Creek, 541-866-2474. Top Hat Theatre Co. presents country western dinner theater show. $38 adults, $20 children 12 and younger.

"THE DIXIE SWIM CLUB," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m Sundays, April 12-28, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, barnstormersgp.com. Five Southern women recharge their relationships on a long weekend every August over 33 years. Tickets $15; preview is 7:30 p.m. April 11, $5; April 18 is pay-what-you-want night.

"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

"SPOTLIGHT ON FRANKIE VALLI & THE FOUR SEASONS," 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, March 28-April 21, Camelot Theatre, 101 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-5250, camelottheatre.org. Narration and music of popular American rock pop band from the 1960s and '70s. $20-$36.

"THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE," 7:30 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. Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturday, Monday, 1 p.m. Sundays, through March 31, 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.

"THE GOOD GERMAN," 8 p.m. Saturdays. 2 p.m. Sundays, April 6-21, Ashland Community Center, 59 Winburn Way, Ashland, 4 p.m. April 19, Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland, ashlandcontemporarytheatre.org. In the late 1930s, an esteemed history professor shelters a German Jew in his home, in this staged reading. Tickets $18; sold at Paddington Station in Ashland, Grocery Outlet in Medford, online and at the door.

"ROMANCING THE WEST: HOW THE WEST WAS SUNG," 6 p.m. April 7, Jacksonville Inn, 175 E. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1900, romancingthewest.org. Documentary concert tells human story of more than 250 years of the people of the American West, with dinner. Tickets for dinner and show $48.

"THE MIKADO," 7:30 p.m. April 9, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players perform dreamy love story satirizing Victorian culture, set in a fictionalized Japan. Tickets $42, $45, $48 adults, $30, $33, $36 youth and students.

"SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE SIGN OF THE FOUR," Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, 1 p.m. Saturdays and 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.

OREGON SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, through Oct. 27, Ashland, 541-482-4331, www.osfashland.org. The 2019 season continues with: "As You Like It" through Oct. 26; "Mother Road," through Oct. 26; "Hairspray," through Oct. 27; "Cambodian Rock Band," through Oct. 27. Next up: "Between Two Knees," April 7-Oct. 27. Dates, times, ticket prices vary.

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

SPRING BREAK DAY CAMP, 9 a.m.-4:15 p.m., through March 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. through March 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.

SPRING BREAK WEEK, 7:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. through March 29, Boys & Girls Club, 209 S.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1923. Kids in grades K-12 enjoy academic-based activities, fitness challenges, field and gym games, arts and crafts, field trips. $10 per day for youth in K-5, free for grades 6-12, scholarships available.

SPRING BREAK WEEK, 7:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. through March 29, Evergreen Elementary School, 520 W. River St., Cave Junction, 541-244-8490. Kids in grades K-12 enjoy academic-based activities, fitness challenges, field and gym games, arts and crafts, field trips. $10 per day for youth in K-5, free for grades 6-12, scholarships available.

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

YOUNG MASTER GARDENERS, 11:30 a.m.-noon and 3-4 p.m. April 10, Josephine Community Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. Kids learn about pollination and pollinators. Free; morning program for 5 and younger, afternoon for 6 and older.

BABY RHYME TIME, 11-11:45 a.m. Thursdays, Grants Pass branch library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-956-2059, 541-301-1537. Parents and babies up to 24 months meet for nursery rhymes and playtime. Free.

INDOOR PLAY GROUP, 9-11 a.m. Mondays, 9-10 a.m. Thursdays, Grants Pass Family YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-474-0001. Games, activities for toddlers, preschoolers and older children. Free; parents must stay with children.

YOUTH SKILLS PROGRAM, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Fridays, Williams, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays in Grants Pass, starts March 15-16, thesharpeningstone.com. Wilderness education for ages 7-9 and 10-13, with games and activities to help youth experience nature. $30 per student per day; registration in one-month blocks only.

Jackson County

POETRY PRESCHOOL STORYTIME, 10:30 a.m.-noon April 9, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6415. Poetry-themed storytime, with kids writing poems and drawing with chalk on the sidewalk.

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. Recent paintings by Cole Lyons, RCC student, April 11-May 9; reception 4-6 p.m. April 11.

Jackson County

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.

THIRD FRIDAY ART WALK, 5-8 p.m. April 19, 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, 541-488-9006. 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., 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.

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. "The Art of the Celts," Irish-themed art in collage, fiber arts, mixed media, pen and ink, photography and paintings, through March 22; new works by 39 gallery members, through April 4; "Adventures in Experience," encaustic monotypes and mixed media prints by Jean Erickson and mixed media paintings by Barbara Martin, through April 12.

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. Ford Fellows Exhibit, through May 10.

UMPQUA VALLEY ARTS CENTER, 1624 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-672-2532. "What Needs to Be Said: Hallie Ford Fellows in the Visual Arts," 13 artists express the importance of artistic exploration, "Tempora; Dance, " work by Sarah Grew and "The Reveal: A Personal Journey," work by Roseburg High School art students, through May 8.

LITERARY

Josephine County

AUTHOR SIGNING, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. March 30, Oregon Books and Games, 150 N.E. E St., Grants Pass, 541-476-3132. Rogue Valley author Phil Newton presents his novel "Terrane." Free.

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.

POETRY READING AND SPOKEN WORD OPEN MIC, 6-8 p.m. April 3, Southern Oregon Guild Gallery, 24353 Redwood Highway, Kerby. Reading by Colorado poet ared Smith, followed by spoken word open mic hosted by Michael Spring. Free, refreshments provided.

THE GREAT BOOK GRAB, noon-3 p.m. April 7, Grants Pass library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. Adult and children's fiction are up for grabs, for free. To be held outdoors, weather permitting.

CHRISTIAN WRITERS SUPPORT GROUP, noon-1:30 p.m. April 9, 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.

POETRY SHARING, 7-9 p.m. April 12, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Read or listen to poems. Free, donations welcome.

JOY LUCK BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP, 2-3:30 p.m. first and third Thursday, Countryside Village, 1700 Kellenbeck Road, Grants Pass, 541-476-7665. Long-time book discussion group reads and discusses one book per month; fifth Thursday is a no-host lunch outing.

Jackson County

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.

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m. March 30, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Pam Houston presents "Deep Creek — Finding Hope in the High Country" and Stephanie Land presents "Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay and a Mother's Will to Survive." Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m. April 1, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Readings by local poets Pepper Trail and Tim Applegate. 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.

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m. April 3, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Marsha de la O presents "Every Ravening Thing — Poetry." Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m. April 4, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Madeleini Sklar presents "Our Ancient Mother's Alphabet." Free.

AUTHOR EVENT, 2 p.m. April 6, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Colleen McDonald presents "Betty's BFF" and "Coleman's Coastal Caper." Free.

MEDFORD LIBRARY BOOK CHAT, 5:30 p.m. April 9, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6415. Book group reads "Wonder" by R.J. Palacio. Free.

PHOENIX LIBRARY BOOK CLUB, 2 p.m. April 11, Phoenix Library, 510 W. First St., Phoenix, 541-535-7090. Book discussion group. Free.

WRITERS GUILD OF ROGUE RIVER, 10 a.m.-noon, April 13, Rogue River Library, 412 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-321-5215. Writers of all genres write and critique one another. Free.

POETRY POTPOURRI, noon-1 p.m. April 13, Rogue River Library, 412 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-321-5215. Bert Eikelberry facilitates this sharing and discussion of favorite poems from Shakespeare, Plath, Tennyson, Arnold, cummings and others. Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 1-2:30 p.m. April 13, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6996. Ashland-based outdoor writer John Soares discusses the best nearby day hikes and backpacking trips in Northern California. Free.

AUTHOR EVENT, 2 p.m. April 13, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Ben Courson presents his self-improvement book "Optimisfits." Free.

AUTHOR EVENT, 6 p.m. April 13, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Robert Cole presents "The Falcons of Gebhtu." Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 1-2:30 p.m. April 14 Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Ashland-based outdoor writer John Soares discusses the best nearby day hikes and backpacking trips in Northern California. Free.

GOLD HILL BOOK CLUB, 3-4 p.m. April 19, Gold Hill Library, 202 Dardanelles St., Gold Hill, 541-855-1994. Book discussion group reads "Mink River" by Brian Doyle. Free.

BRAIN BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP, 1:30-3:30 p.m. April 23, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group. Free.

SISKIYOU SLEUTHS BOOK GROUP, 3 to 4:30 p.m. April 24, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Mystery discussion group. reads "The Red Road" by Denise Mina. Free.

FAIRS/FESTS

Josephine County

ROGUE FISH MIGRATION DAY, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 6, North Middle School, 1725 N.W. Highland Ave., Grants Pass, 541-423-6185. Hands-on activities for all ages, nature walk to learn about stream restoration, fly tying, make fish prints, casting, costumed kids; dash at noon, 5k migratory run or walk at 3 p.m, with medals awarded. Event is free, run is $15-$20, register at www.geteregistered.com.

Jackson County

ASHLAND FILM FESTIVAL, April 11-15, Varsity Theatre, Ashland Street Cinemas, Ashland Armory, Ashland Springs Hotel, Ashland, ashlandfilm.org. Screening of more than 150 films over five days, plus director Q&As, panel discussions, opening and closing parties, late-night drink parties. Films $14 general, $13 seniors, $6 students, $5 Oregon Trail Card holders; special events are extra. Get full schedule online.

MEDFORD COMIC CON, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. April 27, noon-4 p.m April 28, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, RCC Riverside Campus, Medford and Astral Games, jcls.org/mcc. Vendors, workshops, panels, costume contests, pokemon league play, food trucks. Free.

MISCELLANY

Josephine County

VIETNAM WAR VETERANS PROGRAM, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 29, Trevillian Pavilion, Riverside Park, 304 S.E. Park St., Grants Pass, 541-479-6912. Barbecue lunch, veterans service providers, guest speakers. Free.

RADIO CONTROL SWAP & SHOP, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 30, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-956-5271. Rogue Valley flyers host show of radio-controlled aircraft, cars, boats and model trains. $3 admission.

SEED SWAP AND SCION EXCHANGE, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. March 30, Frog Farm, 9044 Takilma Road, Cave Junction, scionexchange.wordpress.com. Share and swap seeds, learn about scion and fruit tree grafting and planting, children's activities, seed growing and planting classes, fruit tree plant demonstrations, information tables, music by Scout and tea and treats available. Free.

LABRYS SOCIETY SPRING FLING WITH QUEENS DRAG SHOW, 8-10 p.m. March 30, Herb's Restaurant and Event Center, 515 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-249-9898. Drag show to benefit the Southern Oregon Humane Society and Josephine County Food Bank. Tickets $10, at the door, or $5 with three non-perishable food items.

JOSEPHINE COUNTY SHERIFF'S MOUNTED POSSE GYMKHANA, 9 am. March 31, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-660-5767. Riders compete in a variety of events, including pole bending, speed barrels, keyhole and Texas barrels. Free for spectators.

ARBOR DAY CELEBRATION, 10:30 a.m. April 1, Reinhart Volunteer Park, Lincoln and Webster roads, Grants Pass, 541-450-6060. Speakers, memorial tree certificates, tree planting. Free.

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.

SPRING CLOTHING FAIR, 9 a.m.-2 p.m April 6, Bear Hotel, 2101 N.E. Spalding Ave., Grants Pass, 541-476-3877. Women's and men's clothing and accessories, outerwear and formal wear. Most items $1; benefits Women's Crisis Support Team.

BOWLING FOR BOWZER, 1-4 p.m. April 6, Caveman Bowl, 1230 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-479-5154. Bowling to benefit the Rogue Valley Humane Society, with three to five players per team. $15 per person ( includes game and shoes).

SOUP FOR THE SOUL, 5-8 p.m. April 7, Wild River Pub, 533 N.E. F St., Grants Pass, 541-761-8974. Soup supper to benefit the local hungry. $20, includes handmade bowl to take home.

THE HEARTH, 7 p.m. April 11, Bethany Presbyterian Church, 741 N.W. Fourth St., Grants Pass, 541-890-3015, thehearthgp.com. Storytellers and musicians share on the theme "It's All About the Kids." suggested $5 at the door, to benefit a Kiwanis Clubs.

JOSEPHINE COUNTY SHERIFF'S MOUNTED POSSE GYMKHANA, 9 am. April 14, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-660-5767. Riders compete in a variety of events, including pole bending, speed barrels, keyhole and Texas barrels. Free for spectators.

FAMILY FUN CAMP, 5:30 p.m. Thursdays. May 2-June 6, Boys & Girls Club, 203 S.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1923., randy@begreat4kids.com. Class for families with kids 10-14, with info on communication, drug/alcohol, resistance skills, household management. Free, dinners included; attend all six sessions and receive a $50 gift card, movie bucks or gas cards. Register by phone or email.

Jackson County

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.

VIETNAM WAR VETERANS COMMEMORATION, 11 a.m.-noon March 29, Eagle Point National Cemetery, 2763 Riley Road, Eagle Point. Wreath laying ceremony for Vietnam veterans and their families. Free.

FILM SCREENING, 1 p.m. March 29, Meese Auditorium, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Showing of "Nothing Truer Than Truth," documentary on the Shakespeare authorship question, followed by Q&A with writer/filmmaker. Free; seating is first-come, first-served.

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.

HISTORY LECTURE SERIES, noon April 3, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, noon, April 10, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-773-6536, 541-774-8679. "The Historic Holmes House: From Harry and David to the Present," fourth in a year-long history lecture series called "Windows in Time." Free.

SECRETS & MYSTERIES OF THE BEEKMAN BANK, 6, 7 and 8 p.m. April 5-6, Beekman Bank, 110 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-245-3650, info@historicjacksonville.org. Candlelight tours of 19th century bank and banking practices. $5, advance reservations by phone or email.

BABY CONTEST, 9:30 a.m. April 6, Rogue Valley Mall, lower level by Macy's, Medford, 541-773-6499. Competition in six categories for babies age 5-16 months. Entry $10 per category. Winning babies will ride in the Pear Blossom Parade on April 13.

SHRINE CIRCUS, 3 and 7 p.m April 13, 1 and 5 p.m. April 14, Jackson County Fairgrounds, Central Point, eventbrite.com. Aerial acts, animal attractions, and more. $9-$18, family pack $30.

RAILROAD PARK, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. second and fourth Sundays, April-October, 799 Berrydale Ave., Medford, 541-774-2400. Steam train rides, model railroad layouts, historic railroad equipment, Hogwarts Express remote control train, antique telegraph system, educational exhibits. Admission and parking are free.

Douglas County

SPRING CRAFT FAIR, 1-9 p.m. March 29, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. March 30, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. March 31, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, innerspacefamily@gmail.com. Local and regional artisans, crafters, entertainers. $2.50-$3.

ANTIQUE SHOW, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. March 30, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 31, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 408-394-3521. Vendors show and sell their wares. Admission $5.

SUNDAYS IN SPRING, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 7, April 14, May 5, May 19, May 26, Hanley Farm, 1053 Hanley Road, Central Point, 541-773-6536. Garden and orchard walks, family gardening activities, live music, farmhouse tours. picnic area. Admission is free, home tours are $3-$5.

GREATEST OF THE GRAPE, 7-11 p.m. April 13, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 541-673-5323. Wine tastings, appetizers, live music, silent auction, raffles. $90 general, $125 VIP early entry at 6 p.m.

CASINOS

Douglas County

SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. The Koz, through March 31; Ron White, April 19; CageSport 57, MMA fighting, May 11; Creedence Clearwater Revisited, June 22; Bites, Blues and Brews Festival, June 29; Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, July 5; 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. California Country, May 17-18; Danielle Kelly Soul Project, July 13.

Portland area

SPIRIT MOUNTAIN CASINO, Grand Ronde, 800-760-7977. Johnny Mathis, March 30; The Isley Brothers, April 6; Wine & Spirits Fair, April 13; Ron White, April 20; Lee brice, May 18; Thunder From Down Under, June 7-8; Roll The Dice Car Show, June 15; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

Oregon coast

CHINOOK WINDS CASINO, Lincoln City, 888-244-6665. Grand Funk Railroad, March 29-30; Comedy on the Coast, March 22-23; Spring Break Party, March 23; Comedy on the Coast, April 5-6; Cheech & Chong, April 26-27; Chicks With Hits, May 3-4; Comedy on the Coast, May 10-11; Comedy on the Coast, June 14-15; Clay Walker, June 20-21; Comedy on the Coast, July 5-6; Beach, Bacon & Brews, July 13; Comedy on the Coast, Aug. 16-17; Celebration of Honor, Sept. 18-22; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

MILL CASINO, North Bend, 800-953-4800. Queen Nation, the music of Queen, April 13; BBQ. Blues and Brews, May 25-26; Lighthouse Run, June 14-15; Fireworks on the Bay, July 3; Food Truck Off, Aug. 2-4; Mill-Luck Salmon Celebration, Sept. 14-15; Oktoberfest, Oct. 12; Comedy Night, Wednesdays; Trivia Night, Tuesdays and Thursdays; lounge entertainment, Fridays and Saturdays.

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


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