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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. April 5, The J Brother Duo, jazz, blues and more, 6-9 p.m.; April 7, David Modica on acoustic guitar, 11:30 a.m. No cover.

CEDARWOOD SALOON, 1345 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-6160. April 5-6, The Roadsters, country rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Thursdays, open jam, 7-11 p.m. No cover.

CLIMATE CITY BREWING, 509 S.W. G St. Grants Pass, 541-479-3725. April 6, David Modica, acoustic guitar, 6-9 p.m.; uesdays, 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. 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. April 5-6, The Worlds Least Dangerous Band, retro covers, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

JD'S SPORTS BAR AND BREWERY, 690 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-471-0383. April 5-6, DJ dance music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

THE LAUGHING CLAM, 121 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1110. April 5, Saucy, classic rock, R&B, pop, 7-10 p.m.; April 6, Mercy Duo, covers and originals, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

MCGREW'S, 33105 Redwood Highway, O'Brien, 541-596-2202. April 5, Sweet n' Juicy, Subconscious Culture and Laryssa Birdseye, 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.

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. April 5, Sights and Sounds Unlimited Hip Hop, DJ Chili Dog, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; April 6, 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. April 4, The Vida Girls, blues, rock, reggae, 9 p.m.-midnight; April 5, The Distilled-Spirit Rebellion, honky tonk, outlaw country, 8-11 p.m.; April 5, DJ FiNaTTik's Late Night, 11 p.m.-2 a.m.; April 6, Refresh DJ and 1200 Hustle, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; April 7, Sun Down DJ Night with DJ Altered Ego, 8-10 p.m.; April 9, DJ Rizlo Rinseout, 9-11 p.m.; April 11, Dayton Mason and Eric Elmer, gypsy jazz,, 9-11 p.m. No cover.

SPEAKEASY TAPROOM & WINE BAR, 208 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-450-4248. April 5, Gary Margason, acoustic guitar and vocals, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

TAYLOR'S COUNTRY STORE, 202 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541- 592-5358. April 5, B Wishes, acoustic favorites, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

VICE BREWING, 220 S.W. H St., Unit A, Grants Pass, 541-916-9060. Thursdays, trivia, 6:15 p.m. No cover.

WEEKEND BEER COMPANY, 550 S.W. Sixth St., Suite G, Grants Pass, 541-507-1919. April 4, Jug of Punch, Irish and old-time American music, 4-6 p.m.; April 5, Matt Kuster (of Westbound), 6-9 p.m. No cover.

WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. April 6, 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. April 12-13, Comedy Night, with headliners Andrew Sleighter and Bo Johnson, doors 7 p.m., show 8 p.m., $7 advance, $10 at the door; April 18 acoustic bluegrass Americana jam, 6-9 p.m., no cover; April 24, The Brothers Reed, 6-9 p.m. acoustic jam, 6-9 p.m.; 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. April 6, Unity Community, drummers, 9-11 p.m. No cover.

BAMBOO ROOM AT KING WAH'S, 1182 Court St., Medford, 541-772-1820. 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.; April 11, Mizere's Hardly Sober Tour, 8 p.m.-midnight.

BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. April 4, Danielle Kelly and Paul Turnipseed, jazz, blues, 7-9 p.m.; April 5-6, Milestone in Review, 8-11 p.m.; April 7, Hollis & Haworth, 5-7 p.m.; April 11 Rogue Rage Duo, delta blues, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

THE BLACK SHEEP, 51 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6414. April 5, Levity Circus and Emily Alrick, aerial dance, 9 p.m., $5; April 6, Creekside Strings Jam, 3-5 p.m.; April 6, Frankie Hernandez Band, soul, funk, reggae, rock, 9-11:30 p.m., $5; April 7, OneManBandit, fingerstyle guitar, 7-9 p.m.; April 8, The Lantern, storytelling series, 8-9:30 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. April 6, Hog Wild, rock, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Wednesdays, open mic, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

BRICKROOM, 35 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6030. 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. April 6, Brother, tribal Celtic, 9:30-11:30 p.m., $5; 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. April 5-6, Comedy Night with opener Eric Escobar and headliner Don McEnery, 8 p.m., $10.

THE EDGE NIGHTCLUB & PATIO, 25 S. Riverside, Medford. April 5, Latin Night, Dj music, 10 p.m.; Saturdays, DJ dance music, 10 p.m.-2 a.m.

4 DAUGHTERS IRISH PUB, 126 W. Main St., Medford, 541-779-4455. Saturdays, Jug of Punch, Irish music, 4-6 p.m. No cover.

GRAPE STREET BAR & GRILL, 31 S. Grape St., Medford, 541-500-8881. April 5, Bishop Mayfield, R&B, blues, 8 p.m.-midnight; April 6, Danielle Kelly and Soul Project, Motown, soul, R&B, 8 p.m.-midnight; April 9, Ashland Blues Society jam with Nancy Mac Band, 6-9 p.m.; April 10, line dancing, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

HABANEROS, 142 N. Front St., Medford, 541-779-9770. April 5, Nick Garrett-Powell and Shae Celine, contemporary and classic rock, 8:30-11:30 p.m. April 6, Black Lung Riot, swamp rock, 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. April 6, Rock Candy, rock, blues, R&B, 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. April 5, Blue Lotus, jam dance music, 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

J'VILLE TAVERN, 125 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1170. April 5, Robbie DaCosta, rockabilly, blues, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

JOHNNY B'S ROCKIN' DINER, 120 E. Sixth St., Medford, 541-773-1900. April 4, Leroy Virgil of Hellbound Glory, and Step It Up And Go, 9 p.m.- midnight; April 5, The Honeymoon Killers, swampadelic rock, and The Music of Frank Ellis, eclectic rock, 9 p.m.-midnight; April 6, Peers & Pressure Tour, 8:30-11:30 p.m. Cover charges vary.

LA BAGUETTE MUSIC CAFE, 340 A St., Ashland, 541-482-0855. April 6, Ed Dunsavage Trio, jazz, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; April 10, Jazz Jam, 10 a.m.-noon.

LUNA CAFE & MERCANTILE, 2525 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-482-3372. April 7, Paul Turnipseed Trio, jazz, 4-6 p.m.; April 10, Doug Warner, acoustic, 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover.

MORRTON'S, 980 Phoenix Road, Medford, 541-772-3154. April 9, Rogue Comedy Underground, stand-up comedy,, 8:30 p.m. No cover.

OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. Fridays, Dan Engle and Friends, 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. April 5, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic folk, rock, pop, blues, 7-9 p.m.; April 6 Pat O'Scannell, traditional music of Ireland and Scotland, 7-10 p.m.; April 7, Pub Takeover Singing/Drinking Event, 5-7 p.m. No cover.

PIER 21, 841 Stewart Ave., Medford, 541-776-3263. April 5-6, Ring of Trees, rock, 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. April 6, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic rock, pop, jazz, blues, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

SMITHFIELDS PUB & PIES, 23 S. Second St., Ashland, 541-482-7437. April 13, The Runaway Truck Ramps, acoustic roots, old-time country, bluegrass, 8-10:30 p.m.; Thursdays, trivia, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

THE TALENT CLUB, 114 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-2721. 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; April 7, Terry Robb, acoustic blues guitar, 7-10 p.m., $15; April 8, Andy Frasco and the UN, blues, 9 p.m.-midnight, $20; April 11, Black Market Comedy, with Alex Avery and Bryan Bixby, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10.

THE URBAN CORK, 330 N. Fir St., Medford, 541-500-8778. April 5, Mercy Duo, blues light rock, soul, 5 p.m.; April 14, cooking class with Tim Keller, 3-5 p.m., cost TBA, call to reserve a spot.

WILD GOOSE CAFE & BAR, 2365 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-488- 4103. April 4, Jimmy Pinwheel Band, 8-11 p.m.; April 5, karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; April 6, karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; April 7, Jim Quimby, 6-8 p.m., open mic, 8-11 p.m.; April 8, The Sultans, 7-10 p.m.; April 9, JP Harris, 7-10 p.m.; April 10, Robbie DaCosta, 7-10 p.m.; April 11, Craig Martin & Friends, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

WINERIES

Josephine County

PLAISANCE RANCH, 16955 Water Gap Road, Williams, 541-846-7175. April 26, Wine Down, with music by Sequoia and barbecue for sale, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

SCHMIDT FAMILY VINEYARDS, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9985. April 5, Lee Stewart, 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.; May 13, Mother's Day at the Winery, free wine tasting for moms, plus a small gift. Email for details.

Jackson County

BELLE FIORE WINERY, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland, 541-552-4900. April 4, Not Too Shabby, pop, rock, contemporary,. 6-8 p.m.; April 7, High Tea, 2-4 p.m., $35-$45, call for reservations.

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. April 7, The Monkey Beats, 2-4 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, 8 p.m. April 20, 2 p.m April 21, "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.

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 7, Tim Mitchell, acoustic rock, 4-6 p.m., no cover; April 13, Band du Pays, swing, dance lesson 78 p.m., music 7:30-9:30 p.m., $10.

ROXY ANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. April 5, The Rogue Suspects, funk, rock, blues, 6-8 p.m., $5-$7; April 7, Grant Ruiz and Dan Fellman, jazz and classical guitar, 3-5 p.m., no cover.,

SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. April 5, Jared Gutridge, 6-8 p.m.; April 6, Cover 3, eclectic trio, 6-8 p.m.; April 10, Adam Gabriel, 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. April 5, Sonido Alegra, violin 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.

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.

A NIGHT OF MUSIC TO BUILD CAVEMAN COURT, 7 p.m. April 20, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, www.kidzonefoundation.org. GPHS graduate Tom Cohen plays contemporary and classic folk rock and originals, to raise money to build an outdoor community basketball court. Admission by donation.

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 WITH 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.

O0LIVIA MILLERSCHIN, 7 p.m. May 4, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Folk pop singer songwriter performs original music. Tickets $15.

ANTHONY CUSENZA, 7:30 p.m. May 16, Barnstormers Theater, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557. Singer-songwriter, AKA Ras Cricket, plays guitar, keyboards. Tickets $15.

SINGSPIRATION, 5 p.m. June 30, First Christian Church, 305 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-226-5704. Sing and celebrate event open to the public. Free.

Jackson County

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.

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.

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.

REDWOOD COAST MUSIC FESTIVAL, May 9-12, Eureka, Calif., 707-445-3378, rcmfest.org. Four days of music, two nights of blues in seven venues with dance floors. Four-day pass, $100-$115, single-day passes $30-$55.

ON STAGE

Josephine County

NEWSIES," 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.

OLD TIME RADIO PLAYERS, 7 p.m. April 26, 2 p.m. April 27-28, Floral Building, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-659-7723. Vintage radio program with "Life of Riley: Giant Easter Bunny" and Groucho Marx' "You Bet Your Life" plus musical entertainment. $12 with advance reservation, $14 door, $10 for groups of eight or more with reservations.

"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

"THE GOOD GERMAN," 8 p.m. April 6, April 13. 2 p.m. April 7, April 14, Carpenter Hall, 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland; 4 p.m. April 19, 8 p.m April 20, 2 p.m April 21, 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.

"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.

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.

"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.

"SHOUT ! THE MOD MUSICAL," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, April 19-May 5, Randall Theatre, 20 S. Fir St., Medford, 541-632-3258, randalltheatre.com. Five groovy girls come of age in the 1960s. Reserved seating $22 before April 19, $24 after, pick-you-price ($5-$20) at the door, subject to availability.

"SPOTLIGHT ON FRANKIE VALLI & THE FOUR SEASONS," 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through 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.

"CATTLE MUTILATION: THE MUSICAL," 9 p.m. April 24, SOU Digital Media Center, 7 p.m. April 26, SOU Stevenson Union, 7 p.m. April 28, SOU Music Recital Hall, Ashland. Puppeteers for fears present original R-rated horror-comedy musical with puppets, space-jazz music. $10-$20 suggested donation.

Douglas County

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.

"SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE," 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through 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.

CHILD'S PLAY

Josephine County

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.

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. See art listings below for individual venues.

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

BLUE MOON ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES, 220 S.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass. For First Friday Live, 5 -8 p.m. April 5, sculptor Peter Sedlow displays his 1/3 size clay replica of a life-size bronze monument of Brady Adams.

BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. New art by Moges Dinkins, through April. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m .with music by the J Brothers Duo at 6 p.m.

GALLERY ONE AT THE MUSEUM, 229-B S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1218. Light paintings by Andrea Boyle, through April. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. April 5, with artist demonstrations from 5-8 p.m.

GLASS FORGE GALLERY AND STUDIO, 501 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-955-0815. Acrylic pouring paintings on canvas, tile, wood by Leslie Clark, through April. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m .April 5.

GRANTS PASS MUSEUM OF ART, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. "Social Justice Revisited," select paintings spanning five decades of remembering, reliving, resisting, by Betty LaDuke, through May 24. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. April 5.

THE HIVVE, 164 S.E. G St., Grants Pass, 541-450-9091. Large abstract paintings by e' bender-webb, through April. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. April 5.

THE HORNEY GOAT, 234 S.W. Fifth St., Grants Pass, 541-507-1901. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m April 5, with whimsical pastel animals by Stella L, a beginning artist.

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.

OHANA GRINDZ, 207 S,W. K St., Grants Pass, 808-212-4484. Open for First Friday Live, 5-7 p.m .April 5, with food, music and storytelling.

ROGUE BARBERS, 304 S.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-476-1275. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m April 5, with a Coney Island-themed weenie roast (7:30 p.m.), with free hot dogs, local wine and a DJ.

SANDI'S CANDIES & FUDGERY, 145 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-955-9112. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. April 5, with handmade treats, an Easter Bunny family and decorated filled chocolate eggs.

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.

ST. LUKE'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 224 N.W. D St., Grants Pass. "Gifts From God: The Artists Within," paintings done by congregation members and former members, through April. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. April 5, with light refreshments and music by Kevin Widdison.

UNTITLED 2.0, 119 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, www.untitled2gallery.com. Large abstract paintings by e' bender-webb, through April. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. April 5.

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: 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. "Essential Ingredients," mixed media paintings by Eve Margo Withrow, through April 28; reception 5-8 p.m. April 5.

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. Work by gallery artists, ongoing.

ASHLAND ART WORKS, 291 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-4735. Fresh textiles and paintings for spring.

BERRYMAN GALLERY, at the Craterian theater, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-772-8118. "The Inconscious in Paint" work by Micah Ofstendahl, through May 21.

CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS, Art Building, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, 541-212-0292. "High Yellow Redbone Blues," artwork exploring culture and identity by Jae Lamar, "Unity," SOU students and community group exhibition, "Students of the Rogue Valley High Schools," group exhibition, April 5-26; reception 5-8 p.m. April 5.

GALLERIE KARON, 500 A St., Ashland, 541-482-9008. "Artist as Poet," through April.

HANSON HOWARD GALLERY, 89 Oak St. Ashland, 541-488-2562. "Dark Landscapes for a White House," video and photomontage by Deborah Oropallo, April 5-23, in conjunction with the Ashland Independent Film Festival; reception 5-8 p.m April 5, artist talk and reception, 5:30-7:30 p.m. April 11.

HOUSTON'S CUSTOM FRAMING AND FINE ART, 280 E. Hersey St., Ashland, 541-482-1983. Work by gallery artists, ongoing.

NIMBUS, 25 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-3621. Contemporary paintings, glass, wood, ceramics and jewelry by gallery artists, ongoing.

THE PHOTOGRAPHERS' GALLERY, 357 E, Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2772. Images by John Kirk, through April.

ROGUE GALLERY, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, 541-772-8118. 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; Elementary Arts Outreach Student Show, through April 12, reception noon-2 p.m April 6.

SHEPHERD'S DREAM, 42 E, Main St.,m, Ashland, 541-708-5439. "Pacific Northwest Wonderland," landscape paintings by Jessica Johnson, through April.

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. April 6, Oregon Books and Games, 150 N.E. E St., Grants Pass, 541-476-3132. Local author and hiking enthusiast Evelyn Roether presents her "Hiking Trails of the Lower Applegate." Free.

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. Two high school students share their award-winning poems; writers welcome to share a poem or short writing. 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, on the theme "Lighting UP Life." Free, donations welcome.

PARKING LOT BOOK SALE, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. April 13, Oregon Books and Games, 150 N.E. E St., Grants Pass, 541-476-3132. Book sale to benefit local nonprofits. This month: Joe's Place and Josephine County Library Foundation.

AUTHOR SIGNING, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. April 13, Oregon Books and Games, 150 N.E. E St., Grants Pass, 541-476-3132. Author Andrea Childreth presents "On the Edge — Help and Hope for Parenting Children with Mental Illness." Free.

AUTHOR INNOVATIVE MARKETING, 2:30-4 p.m. May 7, 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

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.

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m. April 10, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Poetry reading with Amber West and Kelly Terwilliger. Free.

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

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m. April 11, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Poetry reading with Amy Miller and Judith Montgomery. 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.

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m. April 15, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Sierra Faith presents "Absolutely Adored — Stop Choosing Narcissistic Men and Finally Be a Well-Loved Woman." Free.

AUTHOR EVENT, 6 p.m. April 17, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Rick Snyder presents his self-help book "Decisive Intuition." 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.

BOOKS@NOON, noon-1 p.m. May 7, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Readers share about what they're reading.

EASTER

Josephine County

EARLY EASTER EGG HUNT, 1 p.m. April 13, Schmidt House, 508 S.W. Fifth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-5398, 541-479-7827. For kids 10 and younger; bring a basket to collect plastic eggs with wrapped candy inside; starts at 1 p.m. sharp. Plus photos with Easter Bunny. Free, donations welcome.

EASTER CELEBRATION, 8 a.m. April 20, Wolf Creek, 541-866-8582, 541-761-8140. Pancake breakfast (8-11 a.m.), parade (noon, starts from 76 Station), Easter egg hunt (right after parade in Wolf Creek Park), Easter bonnet competition for prizes. Free.

EASTER EGG HUNT, 10 a.m. April 20, Merlin Community Park, Merlin, 541-956-5220. Plastic eggs with candy and prizes for kids in three age groups: 4 and younger, 5-9 and 10 and older. 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.

BRICK FEST, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. April 13, Rogue Innovation Hub, 214 S.W. Fourth St., Grants Pass, 541-956-7303.Lego building event, with thousands of Lego bricks to work with, with a gallery tour. Free; kids under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

EARTH DAY CELEBRATION, noon-2 p.m. April 18, Rogue Community College, 3345 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, dswain@roguecc.edu. Information booths from local organizations, research by RCC chemistry students, free lunch, gently worn clothing fair (8 a.m.-5 p.m.)

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.

EARTH DAY CELEBRATION, noon-2 p.m. April 18, Rogue Community College, 117 S. Central Ave., Medford, egiesen@roguecc.edu. Information booths from local organizations, research by RCC chemistry students, free lunch.

ROGUE VALLEY EARTH DAY, 11 a.m.-4 p.m .April 20, ScienceWorks Hands-on Museum, 1500 E. Main St., Ashland, roguevalleyearthday.net. Exhibits, crafts, field games, demonstrations, goat petting zoo, live music and dance, edibles and beer. Admission is free.

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.

Douglas County

EARTH DAY AND ENERGY FAIR, 10 a.m.-4 p.m April 20, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 541-315-8176. Booth and exhibits, free workshops, crafts, entertainment, food concessions. Admission is free.

MISCELLANY

Josephine County

FIRE SHOW & DRUM CIRCLE, 8:10-9:10 p.m. April 5, Owl Parking Lot, Fifth and H streets, Grants Pass. Full Circle Phenomenal professional fire spinners perform, with community drum circle. Bring a percussion instrument to play along. 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).

SISKIYOU FILMFEST MINI FEST, 5-9 p.m., April 7, Williams Grange, 20100 Williams Highway, Williams, 541-218-8690. 11 films from Siskiyou Film Fest are shown, with fundraising dinner at intermission. Donation.

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.

HAM BINGO, 6 p.m. April 12, Illinois Valley Senior Center, 520 E. River St., Cave Junction, 541-597-2828, 541-592-6888. Play games of bingo to win a ham. Three game sheets 50 cents; benefits Glenn Morrison American Legion Auxiliary Unit 70.

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.

ROUGH STOCK RODEO, 7:30 p.m. April 19-20, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 5441-944-7408, aftontickets.com. Bull riding, saddle bronc riding, bareback bronc riding, chute dogging, women's barrel racing, junior bronc riding, plus raffle, entertainment, vendors, food concessions, Tickets $10 advance, $15 at the gate, $10 seniors; tickets online, or at Victoria's Station in Merlin, Your Cutting Crew, South 40 Farm Store and Cowboy Corral in Grants Pass.

BACON, BREWS & BRONCS, noon-6 p.m .April 20, Josephine County Fairgrounds, 541-474-5460. Tastings of bacon dishes and local beer with vote for people's choice, corn hole tournament, kids' activities, square dance showcase, vendors, cooking contest. Free admission; must purchase glass and tasting tickets.

SECOND CHANCE PROM, 7-10 p.m. April 20, Wild River Pub, 533 N.E. F St., Grants Pass, 541-441-7458, ourfosterkids.com/prom. Fancy-dress dancing, games, silent auction, photo booth, no-host bar. Tickets $35.

SPRING ART SHOW, LUNCHEON AND CRITIQUE, noon-3 p.m. April 29, Grants Pass Golf Club, 230 Espey Road, Grants Pass, artjcaa@yahoo.com. Josephine County Artists Association annual show, with art display and critique, lunch. Lunch and critique only is $25; lunch, critique and entry of one painting, $30 members, $35 nonmembers.

VETERANS BREAKFAST, 6-8 a.m. May 2, 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.

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

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.

WE SAVED THE RANDALL CELEBRATION PARTY, 5-7 p.m .April 6, Randall Theatre, 20 S. Fir St., Medford, 541-632-3258. Light finger foods, drinks, music by Doug Warner, Greg Frederick and the cast of "Shout." Free.

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.

HISTORY LECTURE SERIES, 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.

HIGH TEA & FASHION SHOW, noon April 13, Rogue River Community Center, 132 Broadway, Rogue River, 541-582-0609. Homemade foods, thrift store fashions. $15; tickets at Community Center.

RAILROAD PARK, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. second and fourth Sundays, April 14-Oct. 27, 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.

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.

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

MALICIOUS MONSTER TRUCKS TOUR & TUFF TRUCKS, 5 p.m. April. 6, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 541-269-2474. $20 adults, $18 seniors and military, $12 kids 7-11, $8 kids 6 and younger.

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. 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. Comedy Night with Susan Jones and Spenser O'Neill, April 20; Johnathan Celestin and DJ Afterparty, May 18.

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. 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. 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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