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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.

BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. Nov. 10, Scott Head, acoustic guitar, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. No cover.

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

CLIMATE CITY BREWING, 509 Southwest G Street, Grants Pass, 541-479-3725. Nov. 7, Mike Brons, guitar and vocals, 5:30-8 p.m. No cover.

COCINA 7 TAQUERIA, 132 Blodgett Road, Williams, 541-846-6666. Thursdays, open mic, 7 p.m., sign-ups start at 5:30 p.m. No cover.

DOUBLE TAPS TAPROOM AND CRAFT SPIRITS, 945 N.E. D St., Grants Pass, 541-916-8475. Nov. 9, Ghost Kings, After the Rain, and Sam Humphrey, post punk, ock, 6-9 p.m.; Fridays classic car meet-up, 6-9 p.m.; Tuesdays, Trivia Night, 6-7:30 p.m., no cover.

FLESPY'S BAR & GRILL, 670 Fruitdale Drive, Grants Pass, 541-244-1678. Wednesdays and Fridays, karaoke, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Thursdays, DJ Finattik, 9 p.m.; Sundays, open jam with Westbound, southern rock, outlaw country, 5-7 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. Nov. 8-9, Rock Candy, rock, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. No cover.

THE HAUL, 121 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4991. Nov. 7, Salem's Bend, hard rock from Los Angeles, with Steven opening, 8-10:30 p.m.; Nov. 8, Ben Larsen Band, singer songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, 9 p.m.-midnight, no cover.

THE LAUGHING CLAM, 121 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1110. Nov. 8, The Rhythm Kings, blues, 7-10 p.m.; Nov. 9, Pete Herzog, acoustic backporch blues, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

MCGREW'S, 33105 Redwood Highway, O'Brien, 541-596-2202. Nov. 8, Funqdaqit, alt hip hop, funk, 9 p.m., $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. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, Scott Head or David Modica, acoustic rock, blues, jazz, folk guitar, 5:30- 8 p.m. No cover.

ROGUE BARBERS, 304 S.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-476-1275. Wednesdays, Jam Night, all levels, 7 p.m. No cover.

SHENANIGANS AT HERB'S, 515 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-476-1668. Fridays and Saturdays, Sights and Sounds Unlimited Hip Hop, DJ Chili Dog, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., no cover; Sunday-Thursday, Krank It Up Karaoke, 8 p.m.-2 a.m.; Thursdays, karaoke 3-7 p.m. , no cover.

THE SOUND LOUNGE, 225 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-479-0712. Nov. 8, Ras Gabriel and the 4Word Band, reggae, rock, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; Nov. 9, Latin Dance Night with DJ Fluffy, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

TAPROCK NORTHWEST GRILL, 971 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass. Tuesdays, Salsa/Bachata Party, 7:30-9:30 p.m., with Latin dance lesson at 7:30 p.m., dancing 8-9:30 p.m., free, no partner necessary.

TAYLOR'S COUNTRY STORE, 202 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541- 592-5358. Nov. 8, Wiz Krisa, solo acoustic favorites, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

VICE BREWING COMPANY, 220 S.W. H St., Unit A, Grants Pass, 541-916-9060. Nov. 15, Pumpkin Spice Dream, all-camp drag party with Barbara Wyre and guests, 8:30 p.m., $5 general, $10 VIP meet-and-greet, dance party after the show; Nov. 20, Paint & Sip, 5:30-7:30 p.m., $40, advance registration at eventbrite.com; Thursdays, trivia, 6:30 p.m., no cover.

WEEKEND BEER COMPANY, 550 S.W. Sixth St., Suite G, Grants Pass, 541-507-1919. Nov. 16, Ugly Sweater Photography Party, with prizes, 4-7 p.m., $29 singles, $49 couples or families advance, $35-$55 at the door; Nov. 23, One-Year Anniversary Party, games, music, give-aways, 4 p.m.; Thursdays, Jug of Punch, traditional Irish music, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. Nov. 9, Dale Hopper, old-time country, 6-9 p.m.; Wednesdays, open mic, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

WILD RIVER PUB, 533 N.E. F St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4456. Nov. 8-9, Comedy Night with Phillip Kopczynski and Harry J. Riley, doors 7 p.m., show 8 p.m., $10 advance, $13 door, PG-13, 21 and older; Nov. 12, Mike Brons, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m., no cover; Nov. 21, acoustic bluegrass Americana jam, 6-9 p.m., no cover.

WOLF CREEK INN, 100 Front St., Wolf Creek, 541-866-2474. Dec. 6-7, Dec. 13-14, Dec. 20-21, "Christmas, Christmas, Christmas, dinner theater, 5:30 p.m., $35, reservations.

Jackson County

APPLEGATE LODGE, 15100 Highway 238, Applegate, 541-761-9353, www.liveatthegate.com. Nov. 10, The Funky Knuckles, jazz, 9 p.m., $15 advance, $20 door; Nov. 20, Polyrhythmics, funk-soul, psychedelic rock, R&B-jazz, 9 p.m., $15 advance, $20 door; Sundays, Sunday Nights Unplugged, acoustic music jam, 7-11 p.m., no cover.

AQUA RESTAURANT AND BAR, 31 Water St., Ashland, 541-488-2782. Nov. 17, Next Up, musical artists from the Rum Tum School of music, 5-7 p.m.; Tuesdays, swing dance lesson and jazz dance, 7-9 p.m.; Wednesdays, open mic, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

BAMBOO ROOM AT KING WAH'S, 1182 Court St., Medford, 541-772-1820. Nov. 9, Godemis with Twistello and guests, hip hop, 9-11 p.m., $20-$25.

BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. Nov. 7, Nick Garret-Powell, acoustic guitar, mandolin, vocals, 7-9 p.m.; Nov. 8-9, Paul Jenny and Tom Freeman, adult contemporary, 8-11 p.m.; Nov. 14, Adam Gabriel, acoustic guitar and vocals, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

THE BLACK SHEEP, 51 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6414. Nov. 8, The John Dough Boys, folk bluegrass, country, punk, 9-11:30 p.m., $10; Nov. 9, GreenHaus Drag Show, 2 p.m., $5; Nov. 9, Robbie DaCosta Trio,classic rock, blues, 8-11 p.m.; Nov. 10, Space Challenger, Chromatic Colors, and Astrofauna, hip hop, jazz fusion, psych-rock, 7-10 p.m., $5 all ages; Nov. 11, The Lantern, storytelling series, 8-9:30 p.m.; Tuesdays, open mic with Robbie DaCosta, 8:30-10:30 p.m., no cover; Wednesdays, Blades of Grass, acoustic bluegrass, 8-11 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.

BIRD & RYE, 23 S. Second St., Ashland, 541-482-7437. Nov. 9, David Pinsky and Phil Newton, acoustic blues, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Nov. 16, The Maybe Sometimes, acoustic folk, roots, country, 8-10:30 p.m.; Nov. 20, trivia, 8-10 p.m.; Mondays, Robbie DaCosta, blues, rockabilly, 7-10 p.m.

BOOMTOWN SALOON, 105 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-702-2252. Nov. 9, Mercy, classic rock, blues, soul, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Wednesdays, acoustic open mic, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

BRICKROOM, 35 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6030. Nov. 8, The Shivas, rock, with The Shaky Harlots opening, p.m., $10; Nov. 9, Portland Cello Project, 9 p.m., sold out; Nov. 12, Sean Hayes, folk singer songwriter, 9 p.m., $29 advance; Nov. 15, The Last Revel, Americana, folk, 9 p.m., $10 advance at brownpapertickets.com; Nov. 16, Over the Rhine, folk, rock, pop, 9 p.m., $20 advance, $25 door, at brownpapertickets.com; Nov. 19, Daniel Rodriguez (of Elephant Revival), folk, 9 p.m,., $10 at brownpapertickets.com.

CALLAHAN'S MOUNTAIN LODGE, Interstate 5 Exit 6, south of Ashland, 541-482-1299. Mondays and Tuesdays, Michael Kemp, guitar, 6-9 p.m.; Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, John Hollis, piano, 6--9 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays., Lee Stewart, piano, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

CHADWICKS PUB AND SPORTS BAR, 2300 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-770-1234. Nov. 8-9, Comedy Night, with opener Taylor Clark and headliner Jeff Capri; 8 p.m., $10.

COMMON BLOCK BREWING COMPANY, 315 E. Fifth St., Medford, 541-326-2277. Nov. 17, Paint & Sip, 1-3 p.m., $40, reservations at eventbrite.com.

THE COPPER PLANK, 454 Highland Drive, Medford, 541-779-4031. Nov. 12, Cool Cat Funk, stoner funk-rock with West African beats, 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover.

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

GRAPE STREET BAR & GRILL, 31 S. Grape St., Medford, 541-500-8881. Nov. 7, Latin Dance Night, bachata class 8 p.m., social dance 8:30-10:30 p.,m., $7 class and social or $5 social only; Nov. 8, Gypsy Gillis, rock, blues, 8 p.m.-midnight; Nov. 9, True Reactions, R&B, rock, 8 p.m.-midnight; Nov. 12, Rogue Blues Society jam with Over the Moon, blues, 6-9 p.m.; Nov. 13, Paint & Sip, 6-8 p.m., $40 at eventbrite.com.

HABANEROS, 142 N. Front St., Medford, 541-779-9770. Nov. 9, DJ Pelon, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; Nov. 16, Latino Night with DJ Coco, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. No cover.

HEARSAY, 40 S. First St., Ashland, 541-625-0505. Nov. 15, Bathtub Gin Quintet, early jazz and blues, 9-11 p.m.; Fridays, Rose Van Dyne, piano and vocals, 10:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. No cover.

HOWIEE'S ON FRONT, 16 N. Front St., Medford, 541-773-5767. Nov. 7, Pride Night, DJ Dysfunction, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Nov. 9, 40oz. to Freedom, Sublime tribute band, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Nov. 15, Helmet, 30th anniversary tour, 7-11 p.m. No cover.

INDIGO GRILL, 7360 Highway 238, Jacksonville, 541-702-2320. Fridays, trivia, 8 p.m. No cover.

J'VILLE TAVERN, 125 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1170. Nov. 8, Gunstock Red, rock, country, blues, funk, 9 p.m.-midnight,. No cover.

JEFFERSON SPIRITS, 404 E. Main St., Medford, 541-622-8190. Wednesdays, live music, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

LA BAGUETTE MUSIC CAFE, 340 A St., Ashland, 541-482-0855. Nov. 9, Ed Dunsavage Trio, jazz, bossa nova, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Nov. 13, House Band, jazz, 10 a.m-noon; Nov. 14, Steve Smith and Tim May, guitar and mandolin, 7-9 p.m.

LUNA CAFE & MERCANTILE, 2525 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-482-3372. Nov. 10, Danielle Kelly Trio, jazz, retro soul, 5-7 p.m.; Nov. 17, Ed Dunsavage Trio, jazz, 5-7 p.m. No cover.

MORRTON'S, 980 Phoenix Road, Medford. Nov. 8, Doug Warner, blues, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. Nov. 15, Greyson Grimes and Jacob Wright, eclectic contemporary, 9 p.m.; Fridays, Dan Engle and Friends, Irish, 6-9 p.m.; Mondays, open mic, 9 p.m.; Thursdays, karaoke, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

OSMO'S ALEHOUSE, 522 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-816-4422. Nov. 14, John Dough Boys, punkgrass, folkrock, with King Strang, early jazz, blues rockabilly, and Lightnin'' Luke, fiddler, opening 6:30-11:30 p.m.; Tuesday's, open mic and jam, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

PIER 21, 841 Stewart Ave., Medford, 541-776-3263. Nov. 8, Ring of Trees, rock originals, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Nov. 9, Noisy Neighbor, 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. Nov. 23, Demun Jones, country, country rock, 6-9 p.m., $15, at universe.com.

THE ROGUE GRAPE, 36 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-622-8622. Nov. 7, open mic, 7-10 p.m.; Nov. 8, Paint & Sip Pottery, 6-8 p.m., $40 at eventbrite.com; Nov. 9, Mark Thales, acoustic rock, originals, 7-10 p.m.; Nov. 11, Dean Angermeier, jazz keyboards, 6-8 p.m.; Nov. 14, Southern Oregon Songwriters Association open mic, 6:30-9 p.m.;No cover.

THE TALENT CLUB, 114 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-2721. Nov. 7, Liver Down the River, funkadeligrass, 6-9 p.m., $10; Nov. 8, Spunj, multi-genre fusion from Eugene, 9 p.m.-midnight, no cover; Nov. 15, Deep Sea, progressive psych funk, 8 p.m.-midnight, $10.

TOUVELLE LODGE, 9367 Table Rock Road, Central Point, 541-826-4855. Nov. 17, The Ben Rice Band, blues, R&B, funk, 3-7 p.m. No cover.

THE URBAN CORK, 330 N. Fir St., Medford, 541-500-8778. Nov. 8, Bob Haworth, folk, Americana, 5-7 p.m. No cover.

WALKABOUT BREWING COMPANY, 921 Mason Way, Medford, 541-734-4677. Nov. 10, Josh Capehart, indie rock, pop, 4-6 p.m. No cover. Nov. 17, Watson House, indie pop, 90s rock, Americana, 4-6 p.m. No cover.

WILD GOOSE CAFE & BAR, 2365 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-488- 4103. Nov. 7, Jimmy Pinwheel Band, honky tonk, 8-11 p.m. Nov. 8, David Scoggin Duo, 5:30-7 p.m., karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Nov. 9, karaoke, 8:30-11:30p.m.; Nov. 10, Jim Quimby, piano jazz, 6-8 p.m., open mic, 8-11 p.m.; Nov. 11, Paul Jenny and Tom Freeman, jazz, blues, world music, 7-10 p.m.; Nov. 12, Ashleigh Flynn and The Riveters, honky tonk, 8-11 p.m.; Nov. 13, Q&A Duo, piano jazz, 7-10 p.m.; Nov. 14, Craig Martin & Friends, blues, jazz, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

WINERIES

Josephine County

SCHMIDT FAMILY VINEYARDS, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9985. Nov. 8, Not Too Shabby, jazz blues, R&B, 5-8 p.m. No cover.

TROON VINEYARD, 1475 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9900. Nov. 9, Wine Club Release Party, with music by David Modica, noon-4 p.m.; Nov. 10 A farm's microbiome, educational event, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Jackson County

BAYER FAMILY ESTATE, 11663 Agate Road, Eagle Point, 541-826-8953. Nov. 9, J Brothers Trio, classic jazzs, blues, soul, rock, pop, 1-3 p.m. No cover.

BELLE FIORE WINERY, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland, 541-552-4900. Nov. 7, Jon Galfano, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Nov. 8, Greta Gardiner, acoustic soul, folk, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Nov. 9, Stolen Moments, jazz, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Nov. 10, Rod Petrone, classical and jazz guitar, 5-7 p.m.; Nov. 13, Son Ravello, folk, 5-7 p.m.; Nov. 14, Hannah Cooper, acoustic folk, 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover.

EDENVALE WINERY, 2310 Voorhies Road, Medford, 541-512-2955, ext. 2. Saturdays, Nov. 30-Dec. 21, wagon rides through the orchard and vineyard; Dec. 14-15, Children's Christmas Tea with Mr. and Mrs, Claus, $15 per child over two, reservations.

KRISELLE CELLARS, 12956 Modoc Road, White City, 541-830-8466. Nov. 8, Julie and Mark, 5-7 p.m.; Nov. 9, Grant Ruiz, 1-4 p.m.; Nov. 10. Doug Warner, blues, 1-4 p.m. No cover.

PASCHAL WINERY, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-535-7957. Nov. 14, Joshua Breakstone, jazz guitar, $10-$25, reservations, siskiyoumusicproject.com.

RELLIK WINERY, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point, 541-499-0449. 9, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals, 4-6 p.m.; Nov. 10, The Little Giantess, rock, blues, jazz, rockabilly, 4-6 p.m., no cover. Nov. 15, Sip & Paint Pottery, 5-7 p.m, fee, reservations.

ROXYANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. Nov. 8, True Reactions, R&B, 6-8 p.m, $5-$7; Nov. 10. David Pinsky and Phil Newton, acoustic blues, 3-5 p.m., no cover; Nov. 13, open mic, 5-7 p.m., no cover.

SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. Nov. 8, Steve Shine & Sonic Gravity, swing, 6-8 p.m.; Nov. 9, Victoria Prince, acoustic, 6-8 p.m; Nov. 13, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

STONERIVER VINEYARDS, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent, 541-864-9234. Nov. 16, Jen Ambrose with Jon Galfano, light rock, pop, blues, 4-6 p.m.

TRIUM WINES, 203 E. Main St., Talent, 541-625-9100. Nov. 8, Dan Zundel, 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.

MATTHEW HUMAN AND THE HUMAN REVOLUTION, 8 p.m. Nov. 8, Dorothy Gale's Event Centre (formerly Provolt Grange), 14458 Williams Highway, Provolt, matthewhuman.com. Hippie country. Tickets $15 advance, $20 door.

THE BELLS OF GRANTS PASS, 4 and 7 p.m. Nov. 9, St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 865 N.W. Fifth St., Grants Pass. Handbell choir gives holiday concert. Free, donations welcome.

ARTURO VILLE CORONA, 7 p.m. Nov. 14, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Latin American, and classical guitar. Tickets $15.

FRED POOL, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557. Southern Oregon singer songwriter and guitarist for the Matt Hill Band gives solo show of Americana, blues and rock. Tickets $18.

ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONY, 3 p.m. Nov. 17, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eight and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-708-6400, rvsymphony.org. Horn player Jennifer Montone joins the orchestra to perform Strauss Horn Concerto No. 2, plus works by Wagner and Tchaikovsky. Tickets $15, $22, $30, $40, $45.

ACOUSTIC JAM, 6-9 p.m. Nov. 21, Wild River Pub, 533 N.E. F St., Grants Pass, 541-476-5426. Folk, bluegrass, old-time, country, jam session for pickers and singers of all levels. Free.

HANDERSON PONTEL, 5 p.m. Nov. 23, Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1360 N.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass, 541-476-6313. Pianist performs inspirational music and testimony. Free, call to reserve seating.

MESSIAH SING-ALONG, 3 p.m. Dec. 1, River Valley Church, 405 N.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-955-4833. Community gathering to sing Handel's "Messiah," with selected soloists and the Three Rivers Community Orchestra; scores available to borrow or buy; reception follows. Free.

FIGHTING HUNGER WITH HARMONY, 3 p.m. Dec. 8, River Valley Church, 405 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-5556. Rogue Community College Symphonic Band plays holiday music, to benefit Josephine County Food Bank. Admission free, nonperishable food items or monetary donations accepted.

Jackson County

BERNER, 6:30-11 p.m. Nov. 7, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, liveatthearmory.com. Rap, for all ages. Tickets $35 advance, $40 door.

PEIA LUZZI: NIGHT OF SONG ASHLAND, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7, Unitarian Fellowship, 87 Fourth St., Ashland, brightstarevents.com. Vocalist, with guitar, double bass, percussion, performs songs and stories of western Ireland and old favorites. Tickets $20 advance, $25 door, $30 premium seating.

STUDENT SHOWCASE, 12:30 p.m. Nov. 8, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. SOU Music students perform selections from upcoming recital programs. Free.

ALEXANDER TUTUNOV AND FRIENDS 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. Pianist performs selections by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff and others, with soprano Madeline Abel-Kerns. Tickets $25 general, free for full-time SOU students.

MATTHEW HUMAN AND THE HUMAN REVOLUTION, 8 p.m. Nov. 9, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N, Ashland, 541-488-8282, matthewhuman.com. Hippie country. $15 advance, $20 door; sold at Jackson Wellsprings, Music Coop, online.

YOUTH SYMPHONY OF SOUTHERN OREGON, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford; 3 p.m. Nov. 10, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-858-8859. Young musicians perform music of Cimarosa, Puccini, Rossini, Gliere, Handel, Corelli, Offenbach. Tickets $10 general, $5 students.

SOUTHERN OREGON CONCERT BAND, 7 p.m. Nov. 11, Central Medford High School, 815 S. Oakdale, Medford, 541-324-0404. Veteran's Day concert includes works by James Colonna, Irving Berlin and an armed forces medley. Free, donations accepted.

YOUNG THUG & MACHINE GUN KELLY, 8 p.m. Nov. 12, Jackson County Expo, 1 Peninger Road, Central Point, Rap, hip hop, with guest Polo G. Tickets $40 general, $99 VIP2, $199 VIP1 with meet-and-greet; sold at Magic Man and Listen Here in Grants Pass, Music Coop in Ashland.

JENNIFER MONTONE, 12:30 p.m. Nov. 15, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland,oca.sou.edu. Horn player performs selections from Wagner, Strauss and Tchaikovsky. Free.

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

MICHAEL WINIGRAD AND CHRISTINE CROWDER, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15, Havurah Synagogue, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 800-838-3006, brownpapertickets.com. Klezmer clarinet player and accordionist perform klezmer hits. Tickets $20, sold in advance only, online or at the Music Coop; no tickets sold at the door.

ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONY, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-708-6400, rvsymphony.org. Horn player Jennifer Montone joins the orchestra to perform Strauss Horn Concerto No. 2, plus works by Wagner and Tchaikovsky. Tickets for Ashland, $37, $44. $50; tickets for Medford, $15-$55.

JENNIFER BEREZAN, 8 p.m. Nov. 16, Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 87 Fourth St., Ashland, 541-488-8282. Singer songwriter tackles personal, political, spiritual themes. Tickets $25-$35 at brightstarevents.com.

TENEBRAE, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22, Southern Oregon University Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6154. Choir performs music of Gregorio Allegri, Owain Park and Jody Talbot. Tickets $44 and $53.

PINK MARTINI, 7 p.m. Dec. 1, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000. Holiday concert features favorite chestnuts, Hebrew prayers, Chinese new year tunes, samba-inspired "Auld Lang Syne." Tickets $64, $70, $76.

OREGON OLD TIME FIDDLERS, 1-3 p.m. Dec. 7, Roxy Ann Grange, 1850 Spring St., Medford, 541-779-8145. Acoustic music for all ages. Admission by donation.

Willamette Valley

CARLENE CARTER, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13, Majestic Theatre, 115 S.W. Second St., Corvallis, bit.ly/americanstringscarter

Northern California

CALIFORNIA GUITAR TRIO, 7 p.m. Nov. 16, Crescent Elk Auditorium, 994 G St., Crescent City, Calif., dnaca.net. Rock, jazz, classical, world music.Tickets $12-$18.

ON STAGE

Josephine County

"QUILTERS," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m Sundays, through Nov. 10, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, barnstormersgp.com. The musical story of a pioneer woman and her six daughters and the joys, challenges and heartaches of living on the frontier. Tickets $23.

"THE LAST NIGHT OF BALLYHOO," 7 p.m. Nov. 8-9, 2 p.m. Nov. 10, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-474-5710. As "Gone with the Wind" has its world premier and Hitler is invading Poland, Atlanta's elitist German Jews are more concerned with the social event of the season.Tickets $12 general, $8 seniors, $5 students.

"CHRISTMAS, CHRISTMAS, CHRISTMAS," 5:30-8:30 p.m. Dec. 6-7, Dec. 13-14, Dec. 20-21, Wolf Creek Inn, 100 Front St., Wolf Creek, 541-866-2474. Top Hat Theatre Company presents holiday show dinner theater. $35, includes dinner, one glass wine or beer and show; reservations required.

"IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Dec. 6-22, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, barnstormersgp.com. A distraught businessman is rescued from the brink of suicide by a guardian angel. Tickets $18; $5 preview 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5; Dec. 12 is pay-what-you-can.

POPOVICH COMEDY PET THEATER, 3 p.m. Dec. 7, Rogue Theatre,. 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass., 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. Dogs, cats, parrots and other performing pets, for all ages. $25 adults, $20 children.

"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

"HEDDA GABLER," 8 p.m. Nov. 7-9, Nov. 14-15, 2 p.m. Nov. 16-17, SOU Black Box Theatre, 491 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. Henrik Ibsen's drama about a spirited, strong-minded general's daughter chafing against the restraints placed on women in the last 19th century. Tickets $20 general, $15 seniors, $5 full-time students.

"IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE — A LIVE RADIO PLAY," 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10, 1:30 p.m. Nov. 11-12, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055, cptoregon.org. A distraught businessman is rescued from the brink of suicide by a guardian angel, presented as a 1940s radio broadcast. Tickets $15, at the door.

"'NIGHT, MOTHER," 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through Nov. 17, OSF's Black Swan Theatre, 100 E. Main St., Ashland, roguetheatercompany.com. A woman decides to end her life and her mother attempts to change her mind. Tickets $20 general, $18 seniors and students.

"THIRD," 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through Nov. 24, Carpenter Hall, 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland, 541-646-2971, ashlandcontemporarytheatre.org. A college professor struggles with relationships, her age, the nation's adversarial politics and a student who pushes all the wrong buttons. Tickets $18; sold at Grocery Outlet in Medford, Paddington Station in Ashland, online and at the door.

"SWEENEY TODD," 8 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, 1 and 8 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through Nov. 10, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, theoregoncabaret.com. An unjustly exiled barber returns to 19th century London seeking vengeance on the judge who framed him, in this musical by Stephen Sondheim. $29, $39, $43.

"ANGELS IN AMERICA PART TWO: PERESTROIKA," 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14-16, Nov. 21-22, 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 23, 1:30 p.m. Nov. 24, SOU Main Stage Theater, South Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. The second part of Tony Kushner's play about people struggling to repair broken relationships and damaged lives. Tickets $20 general, $15 seniors, $5 full-time students.

"ALMOST MAINE," 7 p.m. Nov. 15-16, Nov. 22-23, 2 p.m Nov. 17 and Nov. 24, Crater Performing Arts Center, 655 N. Third St., Central Point; 541-494-6348. Nine couples experience a magical moment of connection all at the same time and how love finds its way to them. Tickets $7 genetal, $5 students, seniors, veterans.

"A CHRISTMAS MEMORY," 12:30-1:30 p.m. Nov. 16, Rogue River Library, 412 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-864-8850. Burt Eikleberry and Tamara Barrus read Truman Capote's short story based on his childhood in the South in the 1930s. Free.

"MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET," 8 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays. Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, 1 and 8 p.m. Saturdays, 1 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 22-Dec. 31, (no shows Nov. 25, 28, Dec. 3, 10, 17, 25) Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, theoregoncabaret.com. A department store Santa claims he's the real Kris Kringle. $29, $39, $43.

"THE SNOW QUEEN," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 1:30 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 22-Dec. 29, (no show Nov. 28), 1:30 p.m. matinees added Dec. 21 and Dec. 28), Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055, cptoregon.org. Adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's coming of age adventure about a girl's quest to save her friend from the Snow Queen. Tickets $28 adults, $25 seniors, $20 children and students; 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21 preview is $15.

"THE NUTCRACKER BALLET," 7 p.m. Nov. 30, 3 p.m. Dec. 1, Morth Medford High School, 1900 N. Keene Way Drive, Medford, 541-772-1362. Actors and dancers perform holiday classic about a girl named Clara who has magical adventures. $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 children.

WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Four improv comedians host interactive comedy skits. Tickets $47, $50, $53.

"FROZEN JR.," 3 p.m. Dec. 14-15, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 20, 1 and 4:30 p.m. Dec. 21, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Teen Musical Theater of Oregon presents fairy tale musical about the strength of sisterhood. All seats $15.

Douglas County

POPOVICH COMEDY PET THEATER, 7 p.m. Dec. 5-6, Grand Victorian Theatre, 828 N. Old Pacific Highway, Myrtle Creek, 541-863-5000. Dogs, cats, parrots and other performing pets, for all ages. $30 adults, $20 seniors, $15 children; at brownpapertickets.com.

"EVERY CHRISTMAS STORY EVER TOLD…AND THEN SOME," 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 21-Dec. 15, Betty Long Unruh Theater, 1614 W. Harvard Ave., roseburg, 541-673-2125, www.uact-theatre.com. Three actors take audience on ride through abridged versions of every holiday tale they can think of. $15 adults, $10 children 12 and younger.

Willamette Valley

BILL MAHER, 8 p.m. Jan. 26, Hult Center for the Performing Arts, 1 Eugene Center, Eugene, 541-682-5000, hultcenter.org. Stand-up comedy, mature subject matter; no opening act. $49.75, $59.75, $69.75, $89.75, plus service fees.

CHILD'S PLAY

Josephine County

YOUNG MASTER GARDENERS, 11:30 a.m.-noon and 3-4 p.m. Nov. 13, Josephine Community Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. Kids learn about succulents and cacti and their special adaptations for survival. Free; morning program for 5 and younger, afternoon for 6 and older.

W.I.L.D. — WILDERNESS INTEGRATED LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT, 1-4 p.m. Nov. 17, Williams, info@williamscommunityforestproject.org. Outdoor educational and recreational program for children. By donation. Contact to register.

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.

Jackson County

KID TIME CHILDREN'S MUSEUM, 106 N. Central Ave., Medford, 541-772-9922, www.kid-time.org. Interactive exhibits and classes that promote imagination and cooperative play. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission $6-$10.

SCIENCEWORKS, 1500 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6767, www.scienceworksmuseum.org. Exhibits and activities related to energy, anatomy, chemistry, perception, motion, engineering, other Exhibits: Sportsology, through Dec. 31. Open 11 a.m.-6 p.m.daily; admission $10-$12, free for kids under 2; admission $3 every first Sunday.

ART

Josephine County

JOSEPHINE COUNTY ARTISTS' ASSOCIATION, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 7, Fruitdale Grange, 1440 Parkdale Drive, Grants Pass. Artist and photographer Ron Anderson explains how to take good reference photos. Free.

FIRST FRIDAY LIVE, 5-9 p.m. Dec. 6, 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 November: Sheila Wickman and Donna Albachten at US Bank, 400 S.W. Sixth St., Shirley Bell at Umpqua Bank, 1670 Williams Highway, JR Raysin at Major Art & Framing, 1951 Redwood Ave.

BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. Mixed media landscapes and other paintings by Linda Smith, through November.

GALLERY ONE AT THE MUSEUM, 229-B S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1218. Original pen and ink drawings on ornaments by Judy Davidson, through November.

GRANTS PASS MUSEUM OF ART, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. "Blueprints," a painting series exploring life and death complexities, by Corey Kahn, through Nov. 15.

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 lessons from the book "Making Color Sing." $5 donation per session. Dues $30 per year.

MA MOSA'S, 118 N.W. E St., Grants Pass, 541-479-0236. "Oregon Coast Trail," paintings by Kristen O'Neill, through November.

UNTITLED 2.0, 119 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, www.untitled2gallery.com. Paintings and poetry by Jeffrey Sully, through November.

VINTAGE OUTLET & CONSIGNMENTS, 114 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-295-7540. Royceware jewelry and Table Rock handbags inspired by Native American aesthetic by Cynthia Mace, through November.

Jackson County

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

ASHLAND GALLERY WALK, 5-8 p.m. Dec. 6, downtown Ashland, 541-488-8430, 877-PLAN-ART. Artists' receptions at downtown galleries.

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

ART & SOUL GALLERY, 247 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-9006. "Color Notes," impressionistic oil paintings on linen by Jenay Elder, through Dec. 1.

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. "Holiday Treasures," art gifts by gallery artists, through Dec. 29, with Jeanne La Rae featured through November.

ASHLAND ART WORKS, 291 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-4735. Work by gallery artists, ongoing.

ASHLAND NATURAL MEDICINE, 180 Lithia Way, Ashland, 541-414-7239. "Dream Gardens," mixed media paintings by Linda Kehoe, through November.

CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS, Art Building, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, 541-212-0292. "People I've Been," self-portrait collages by Syd Rvinsky, "The Politics of Dead Rats," collection of student work, "Acts of Gradual Progression," work by Sheila Lam and Bridget Quinn, "Tiny Art Show," works that are 3-by-3 inches or smaller by SOU students and community members, through Dec. 5.

GALLERIE KARON, 500 A St., Ashland, 541-482-9008. "Gifts By the Gifted," through November.

HANSON HOWARD GALLERY, 89 Oak St. Ashland, 541-488-2562. Reduction woodcut prints by Noriko Sugita and abstract paintings by Tom Hausken, through November.

HAVURAH SYNAGOGUE, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-488-7716. "TOWB," the seven days of creation painted in tapestry by Shirley Cunningham, through December.

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. "Dogwood Forest," images by Darcie Sternenberg, through November.

ROGUE GALLERY, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, 541-772-8118. "The Cutting Edge," ceramics by Baba Wague Diakite and collages by Penda Diakite, through Nov. 8; "Deep Impressions," handmade prints by Stefan Wolf, through Nov. 22.

SCHNEIDER MUSEUM OF ART, Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Street, Ashland, 541-552-6245, sma.sou.edu. "Highlights of the Permanent Collection and Masterworks on Loan," "Together/Juntos," work by Justin Favela; "Excerpts from a Book I'll Never Write," work by V. Maldonado" "Self Help Graphics & Art: A Selection of Prints," through Dec. 14. Suggested $5 admission.

SHEPHERD'S DREAM, 42 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-5439, Natural bedding, woolen goods and fine art, ongoing.

STUDIO 151, 151 N. Pioneer St., Ashland. Photography by Rob Jaffe, and mixed media figures and wall art by Elizabeth York, through November.

Douglas County

THE ART GALLERY AT UCC, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-4692. "Monsterbet," paintings by Heidi Bruckner, through Dec. 5.

UMPQUA VALLEY ARTS ASSOCIATION, 1624 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-672-2532. "Welcoming," work by young emerging artists, "Line, Form and Life," life and human form drawings by Hans-Dieter Honscheid, "Gallery Northwest," work by Gallery Northwest members, "UVA's Clay Place," ceramic works bu UVA Clay Place students, "Freedom," work by teens from River Rock, Fowler House, Rising Light and the Juvenile Detention Center, through Dec. 24.

LITERARY

Josephine County

POETRY SHARING, 7-9 p.m. Nov. 8, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Read or listen to poems, on the theme "Backyard." Free, donations welcome.

CHRISTIAN WRITERS SUPPORT GROUP, noon-1:30 p.m. Nov. 12, All the World Christian Center, 237 S.E. G St., Grants Pass (use door between the cleaners and the church), 541-218-5330, writerkate@mail.com. Writers share up to one page of their writing. No membership fee, donations welcome.

IRVING LUBLINER, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 16, Oregon Books and Games, 150 N.E. E St., Grants Pass, 541-476-3132.

Author shares excerpts from "Only Hope: A Survivor's Stories of the Holocaust," about his mother's experiences. Free.

AUTHOR INNOVATIVE MARKETING, 2:30-4 p.m. Dec. 3, 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.

ROGUE WRITERS, 5-7 p.m. every other Thursday, Rogue Valley Retirement Center, 1001 N.E. A St., Grants Pass, 541-660-5641. Peer writing group, open to all levels. Call before attending. Free.

Jackson County

TERRY BAUM, 7 p.m. Nov. 7, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Author of "One Dyke's Theater: Selected Plays 1975-2014." Free.

GERALD SENOGLES, 5 p.m. Nov. 8, Art Presence Art Center, 206 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville. Jacksonville author presents his new book "Body Wisdom: Secrets for Achieving Health, Happiness and Longevity." Free.

FRED GREWE, 7 p.m. Nov. 11, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Author of "Time to Talk About Dying: How Clergy and Chaplains Can Help Senior Adults Prepare for a Good Death." Free.

NANCY BONAZZOLI, 7 p.m. Nov. 11, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Poet presents her book of poetry "Absolution."

MEDFORD LIBRARY BOOK CHAT, 5:30 p.m. Nov. 12, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6415. Book discussion group reads "Work Song" by Ivan Doig. Free.

DAVID OAS, 7 p.m. Nov. 14, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Author of ""Non-Official Cover Confessions," a story of secrets, love and war in the early 1960s. Free.

GOLD HILL BOOK CLUB, 3-4 p.m. Nov. 15, Gold Hill Library, 202 Dardanelles St., Gold Hill, 541-855-1994. Book discussion group reads "Love and Other Consolation Prizes" by Jamie Ford. Free.

THOMAS ROMANO, 2 p.m. Nov. 16, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Author presents a children's ghost story about a Pacific Coast lighthouse, "The Watcher in the Lighthouse." Free.

SOFIA BOGLE, 7 p.m. Nov. 18, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Author of ""Book Restoration Unveiled," shares her nonfiction book of tips and how-tos. Free.

AMIRA MAKANSI, 7 p.m. Nov. 21, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Author of "Literary Libations: What to Drink with What You Read." Free.

BRAIN BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Nov. 26, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group. Free.

BOOKS@NOON, noon-1 p.m. Dec. 3, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Readers share about what they're reading. Free.

SISKIYOU SLEUTHS BOOK GROUP, 3-4:30 p.m. Dec. 4, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Mystery discussion group reads "Ill Wind" by Nevada Barr. Free.

HOLIDAY

Josephine County

DOWNTOWN CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Nov. 29, Fifth and G streets, Grants Pass, 541-476-7574. Holiday festivities, Santa arrives at 6 p.m. to light tree, holiday concert by The Rogue Suspects. visits with Santa until 9 p.m. Free.

COMMUNITY HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING, 5 p.m. Nov. 30, Oregon Caves Chevron, Redwood and Caves highways, Cave Junction, 541-592-3326. Caroling, cocoa, Santa, bake sale. Free.

MESSIAH SING-ALONG, 3 p.m. Dec. 1, River Valley Church, 405 N.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-955-4833. Community gathering to sing Handel's "Messiah," with selected soloists and the Three Rivers Community Orchestra; scores available to borrow or buy; reception follows. Free.

HOLIDAY TEA, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Dec. 7, Arts Building, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-287-0778. Light luncheon, musical entertainment, raffle, to benefit Three Rivers Medical Center. Tickets $35.

"CHRISTMAS, CHRISTMAS, CHRISTMAS," 5:30-8:30 p.m. Dec. 6-7, Dec. 13-14, Dec. 20-21, Wolf Creek Inn, 100 Front St., Wolf Creek, 541-866-2474. Top Hat Theatre Company presents holiday show dinner theater. $35, includes dinner, one glass wine or beer and show; reservations required.

"IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, barnstormersgp.com. A distraught businessman is rescued from the brink of suicide by a guardian angel. Tickets $18; $5 preview 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5; Dec. 12 is pay-what-you-can.

FIGHTING HUNGER WITH HARMONY, 3 p.m. Dec. 8, River Valley Church, 405 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-5556. Rogue Community College Symphonic Band plays holiday music, to benefit Josephine County Food Bank. Admission free, nonperishable food items or monetary donations accepted.

Jackson County

"A CHRISTMAS MEMORY," 12:30-1:30 p.m. Nov. 16, Rogue River Library, 412 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-864-8850. Burt Eikleberry and Tamara Barrus read Truman Capote's short story based on his childhood in the South in the 1930s. Free.

GINGERBREAD JUBILEE GALA DINNER & BENEFIT AUCTION, 5:30 p.m. Nov. 22, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-8195, ext. 303. Food, wine, holiday desserts and auction of all-edible gingerbread creations. Call for tickets.

GINGERBREAD JUBILEE COMMUNITY TOUR, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 23-24, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 25, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-8195, ext. 303. Display of all-edible architectural creations, with entries judged for prizes. Admission $3.

"MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET," 8 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays. Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, 1 and 8 p.m. Saturdays, 1 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 22-Dec. 31, (no shows Nov. 25, 28, Dec. 3, 10, 17, 25) Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, theoregoncabaret.com. A department store Santa claims he's the real Kris Kringle. $29, $39, $43.

"THE NUTCRACKER BALLET," 7 p.m. Nov. 30, 3 p.m. Dec. 1, Morth Medford High School, 1900 N. Keene Way Drive, Medford, 541-772-1362. Actors and dancers perform holiday classic about a girl named Clara who has magical adventures. $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 children.

FAIRS/FESTS

Jackson County

WILD & SCENIC FILM FEST, 5-9 p.m. Nov. 8, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-9831, rogueriverkeeper.org. Seventh annual event features films about nature, community activism, adventure, conservation, water, energy and climate change, wildlife, environmental justice, agriculture, indigenous cultures, plus silent auction, information tables, music, speakers, local beer and wine. Advance tickets $20 adults, $15 students, $10 kids 10 and younger; $50 ticket includes Rogue Riverkeeper membership, a pint glass and beverage; ticket prices more at the door.

ASHLAND CULINARY FESTIVAL: CULINARY KICKOFF, 5:30 p.m. Nov. 8, Ashland Hills Hotel, 252 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-482-3486. Drink samplings, small bites, mixology competitions. $25 advance, $30 door; $75 three-day packages (see below).

ASHLAND CULINARY FESTIVAL, noon-5 p.m. Nov. 9-10, Ashland Hills Hotel, 252 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-482-3486. Sample and purchase comestibles from more than 30 food artisans, farms, restaurants, wineries and breweries. $30-$35, single day without workshops, $40 single day with workshops, $45-$50 two days without workshops, $60 two days with workshops; $75 three-da package (see above).

Douglas County

CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Dec. 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 8, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 541-957-7010. All kinds of holiday items for sale. Admission $5 or $4 with canned food donation, free for 12 and younger.

MISCELLANY

Josephine County

OLD FASHIONED BARN DANCE, 3-6 p.m. Nov. 16, 5100 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-291-2666, 541-659-3623. Western and line dancing, with instructor, western bingo, buffalo trace bourbon raffle, food and drink. Admission $25, raffle tickets $30 each or four for $100; benefits P.E.O.

OPEN HORSE SHOW, 9 a.m. Nov. 17, Josephine County Fairgrounds, 1451 Fairgrounds Road, Grants Pass, 541-218-1826, 541-660-5767. Open horse show silver buckle series. Free for spectators.

1980S PARTY FOR A CURE, 6 p.m.-midnight Nov. 16, JD's Brewery, 690 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-472-1334, 541-660--1968. Prizes for best 1980s costumes, silent auction, music by Starvation Heights, to benefit Relay for Life of Southern Oregon. Admission $5; please RSVP by phone.

UNCORKED BARREL TOUR, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 23, 17 Applegate Valley wineries, applegatevalley.wine. Self-guided tour of area wineries, with wine tastings and food pairings, educational opportunities. Tickets $49; no tickets sold after 5 p.m. Nov. 22.

VETERANS BREAKFAST, 6-8 a.m. Dec. 5, Taprock Northwest Grill, 971 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-295-8230. Meal and program for veterans of all eras. Meal is $10, program is free.

Jackson County

HOLIDAY MARKET, noon-6 p.m. Nov. 8, noon-8 p.m. Nov. 9, 10 a.m.-3 p.m .Nov. 10, Jackson County Expo. Central Point, attheexpo.com. More than 130 artisans and crafters from Southern Oregon. Admission is free.

MARINE CORPS BIRTHDAY, 5 p.m. Nov. 9, Rogue Valley Manor, 1200 Mira Mar, Medford, 541-292-9667. Social hour, dinner. $25, reservations required.

HIGH GRADE HARVEST BALL, 7 p.m. Nov. 9, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, liveatthearmory.com. Music by Echoes of Light, Jah Sun and The Rising Tide, Dubtronic Kru and guests, local vendors, raffle prizes, Jamaican food vendor. Admission $22 advance, $30 door, $45 platinum with meet-and-greet; tickets at Magic Man in Grants Pass.

HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR EVA SCHLOSS, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 11, Medford Armory, 1701 S. Pacific Highway, Medford, chabadofashland.org. Stepsister and childhood friend of Anne Frank shares "A Story of Triumph: Learning from the Past, Living the Present, Looking to the Future." Tickets $25 adults, $18 youth; VIP packages available.

HISTORY LECTURE SERIES, noon, Nov. 13, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-773-6536, 541-774-8679. "The Bounty of the Land: Southern Oregon Agriculture," eleventh in a year-long history lecture series called "Windows in Time." Free.

CLAYFOLK SHOW & SALE, 4-9 p.m. Nov. 22, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 23, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 24, Medford Armory, 1701 S. Pacific Highway, Medford. Functional, sculptural and whimsical work by more than 70 regional ceramic artists. Free admission.

UNCORKED BARREL TOUR, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 23, 17 Applegate Valley wineries, applegatevalley.wine. Self-guided tour of area wineries, with wine tastings and food pairings, educational opportunities. Tickets $49; no tickets sold after 5 p.m. Nov. 22.

ROGUE VALLEY RAILROAD SHOW, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 30-Dec. 1, Jackson County Expo, Central Point, 541-613-1638. Railroad displays, exhibits, swap meet, raffles. Admission $5 general, $1 youth 6-12, free for kids 5 and younger with a paid adult.

CASINOS

Douglas County

SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. Dan Harmon & Cascade Country, through Nov. 10; The Brothers Reed, Nov. 13-17; Jeff Foxworthy, Nov. 23; The Price is Right Live, Nov. 30; Roaring into 2020 New Year's Eve Party, Dec. 31; Justin Shandor as Elvis, Jan. 11; karaoke, Mondays and Tuesdays; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

Portland area

SPIRIT MOUNTAIN CASINO, Grand Ronde, 800-760-7977. Tattoo Expo, Nov. 8-10; Civil War Viewing Party, Nov. 30; The Clairvoyants, Dec. 7; Wine & Spirits Fair, Dec. 14; New Year's Eve Celebration, Dec. 31; Smokey Robinson, Jan. 18; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

Oregon coast

CHINOOK WINDS CASINO, Lincoln City, 888-244-6665. Comedy on the Coast, Nov. 22-23; Civil War Party, Nov. 30; Phil Vassar & Lonestar, Dec. 6-7; Comedy on the Coast, Dec. 27-28; Three Dog Night, Jan., 10-11; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

MILL CASINO, North Bend, 800-953-4800. 1964 The Tribute, Nov. 9; Festival of Trees, Dec. 2-11; Abbacadabra, ABBA tribute, Dec. 31; The Young Bucs., Dec. 31; Comedy Night, Wednesdays; Trivia Night, Tuesdays and Thursdays; lounge entertainment, Fridays and Saturdays.

THREE RIVERS CASINO, Florence, 541-997-7529. Civil War Tailgate Party, Nov. 30; Austin Lindstrom, Jan. 24.

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.


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