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NIGHTLIFE

Josephine County

BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. Nov. 29, Jesse Kennemer, acoustic guitar, 6-9 p.m.; Nov. 30, David Modica, acoustic guitar, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

CEDARWOOD SALOON, 1345 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-6160. Nov. 29-30, Perry Road, country rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

DOROTHY GALES EVENTS CENTRE, 144558 Williams Highway, Williams, 541-846-1850. Dec. 14, visionary art by Timothy White and acoustic music by Windsong & Friends, David Kai and Charles Miller., 6-10 p.m. Free admission.

DOUBLE TAPS TAPROOM AND CRAFT SPIRITS, 945 N.E. D St., Grants Pass, 541-916-8475. Fridays classic car meet-up, 6-9 p.m.; Tuesdays, Trivia Night, 6-7:30 p.m., no cover; Dec. 13, Tipsy Paintbrush, 6:15 p.m., $35, advance registration; Dec. 13, Country Christmas and Ugly Sweater Party, with music by Dustin Clark (of Fogline), 7:30-9:30 p.m., no cover; Dec. 14, Doves and Vultures, alt rock, 6-9 p.m., no cover; Tuesdays, Trivia Night, 6-7:30 p.m., no cover.

FLESPY'S BAR & GRILL, 670 Fruitdale Drive, Grants Pass, 541-244-1678. Nov. 28, DJ Finattik, 10 p.m.-2 a.m.; Nov. 29, DJ For the Wicked, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.; Wednesdays and Fridays, karaoke, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Thursdays, DJ Finattik, 9 p.m.; Sundays, 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.

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G STREET BAR AND GRILL, 125 S.E. G St., Grants Pass, 541-956-5427. Nov. 29-30, live music, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. No cover.

THE LAUGHING CLAM, 121 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1110. Nov. 29, Tim Mitchell & Beats Working, classic rock, country, 7-10 p.m.; Nov. 30, Tim Mitchell, acoustic rock, 6-9 p.m. 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. 27, Brad Burns, rock and country, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., no cover; Nov. 29, Alcyon Massive and the Pleiadians, psychedelic hip hop, reggae, soul, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., $10; Nov. 30, Brenboy, hip hop rap, 8 p.m.-midnight, $10 at eventbrite.com; Dec. 5, Spunj, and Dubtonic Kru, reggae and throwdown, 8 p.m.-midnight, no cover; Dec. 6, Danielle Kelly Soul Project, 9:30 p.m.-midnight, 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. 29, Ross Welcome, 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. Thursdays, trivia, 6:30 p.m., no cover.

WEEKEND BEER COMPANY, 550 S.W. Sixth St., Suite G, Grants Pass, 541-507-1919. Dec. 5, Jug of Punch, traditional Irish music, 6-9 p.m.; Dec. 14, Holus Bolus, psychedelic acoustic loops, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

THE WHAMMY BAR, 1620 Williams Highway, Grants Pass, 541-479-0910. Nov. 22, Insanitarium, new wave, heavy metal, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. Nov. 30, Bill from Guppy, acoustic, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

WILD RIVER PUB, 533 N.E. F St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4456. Dec. 10, Mike Brons, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m., no cover; Dec. 19, 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. Sundays, Sunday Nights Unplugged, acoustic music jam, 7-11 p.m., no cover.

AQUA RESTAURANT AND BAR, 31 Water St., Ashland, 541-488-2782. Dec. 7, Happy HoliGays — Dancing Queens, drag show, 9 p.m.-midnight, $5; Tuesdays, swing dance lesson and jazz dance, 7-9 p.m.; Wednesdays, open mic, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. Nov. 29-30, Not Too Shabby, contemporary, pop, rock, 8-11 p.m.; Dec. 5, Chris Baron, acoustic, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

BIRD & RYE, 23 S. Second St., Ashland, 541-482-7437. Nov. 29, The Bouray, American folk, rock, hip hop, 9 p.m.-midnight; Dec. 7, Bekkah McAlvage and Jef Fretwell, country, folk, roots, 8-10:30 p.m.; Mondays, Robbie DaCosta, blues, rockabilly, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

THE BLACK SHEEP, 51 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6414. Dec. 1, The Frenzies Cabaret, burlesque drag show. doors 7 p.m., show 8 p.m., $10, for mature audiences; 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.

BOOMTOWN SALOON, 105 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-702-2252. Nov. 23, Saucy, pop classic rock, 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. 30, Fox and Bones, pop folk, and Free Creatures, folklore hip hop and vintage jazz, 9 p.m., $8 advance, $10 door, 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. 29-30, Comedy Night, with opener Richie Afleje and headliner Susan Jones, 8 p.m., $10.

COMMON BLOCK BREWING COMPANY, 315 E. Fifth St., Medford, 541-326-2277. Dec. 3, Paint & Sip, 6-8 p.m., $40, reservations at eventbrite.com.

4 DAUGHTERS IRISH PUB, 126 W. Main St., Medford, 541-779-4455. Dec. 3, "Nuggets from the Archives," talk by Jackson County researcher and historian Mary Tsui, 7 p.m., free.

GRAPE STREET BAR & GRILL, 31 S. Grape St., Medford, 541-500-8881. Nov. 29, Gypsy Gillis, rock, blues, 8 p.m.-midnight; Nov. 30, The World's Least Dangerous Band, indie rock, 8 p.m.-midnight; Dec. 3, Southern Oregon Jazz Orchestra, swing, big band, 7-9 p.m.; Dec. 4, Grape Jam, all musicians open jam, 6-9 p.m.; Dec. 5, Winter Showcase, aerial arts and pole dance, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

HABANEROS, 142 N. Front St., Medford, 541-779-9770. Nov. 30, DJ Pelon, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

HEARSAY, 40 S. First St., Ashland, 541-625-0505. 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. 27, DJ Dysfunction, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Nov. 29, The Frankie Hernandez Band, rock, reggae, funk, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Nov. 30, The T Club, reggae-rock, psychedelia, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

NDIGO 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. 29, Leroy Jenkins, rock, funk, reggae, 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. Dec. 4, Bread and Jam, 10 a.m.-noon; Dec. 7, Thor Polson, solo piano, with guest Alan Adler, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

LUNA CAFE & MERCANTILE, 2525 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-482-3372. Dec. 1, Ed Dunsavage Trio, jazz, 5-7 p.m. No cover.

OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. Dec. 4, One Trick Pony, Paul Simon tribute band, 6-8 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. 29, Antelopers, folk covers, 7-9 p.m.; Tuesdays, open mic and jam, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

PIER 21, 841 Stewart Ave., Medford, 541-776-3263. Nov. 30, Gunstock Red, outlaw country, 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.

THE ROGUE GRAPE, 36 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-622-8622. Nov. 30, The Miller Twins, acoustic Americana, 8-10 p.m.; Dec. 2, Dean Angermeier and Bishop Mayfield, jazz, soul, R&B, 6-8 p.m.; Thursdays, open mic, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

THE TALENT CLUB, 114 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-2721. Dec. 6, Fortune's Folly, alt rock from Eugene, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10; Dec. 7, Petty Thievery, Tom Petty tunes, 8 p.m.-midnight, $20 at eventbrite.

TOUVELLE LODGE, 9367 Table Rock Road, Central Point, 541-826-4855. Dec. 1, The Beau Berry Band, classic rock, 3-7 p.m. No cover.

WALKABOUT BREWING COMPANY, 921 Mason Way, Medford, 541-734-4677. Dec. 1, Pete Herzog, blues, Americana, 4-6 p.m. No cover.

WILD GOOSE CAFE & BAR, 2365 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-488- 4103. Nov. 27, Ol' Mount'n Due, bluegrass, 8-11 p.m.; Nov. 29, Dave Scoggin Duo, 5:30-7 p.m., karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Nov. 30, karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Dec. 1, Jim Quimby, piano jazz, 6-8 p.m., open mic, 8-11 p.m.; Dec. 4, Gene's Themed Open Mic, 8-11 p.m.; Dec. 5, Jimmy Pinwheel Band, honky tonk, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

WINERIES

Josephine County

AUGUSTINO ESTATE VINEYARDS, 16995 N. Applegate Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-1881. Nov. 29, Matt Johnson, piano, noon-4 p.m.; Nov. 30, David Cahallan, guitar and vocals, 1-4 p.m.

PLAISANCE RANCH, 16955 Water Gap Road, Williams, 541-846-7175. Dec. 1, wine club release party, with wine, food pairings, music by Jen Ambrose, 1-4 p.m.

SCHMIDT FAMILY VINEYARDS, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9985. Nov. 29, David Pinsky and Phil Newton, acoustic blues, 5-8 p.m. No cover.

TROON VINEYARD, 1475 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9900. Dec. 14, Blind Tasting Education Session, how to deduce wines with no information, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Call for details.

Jackson County

BELLE FIORE WINERY, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland, 541-552-4900. Nov. 29, Blades of Grass, bluegrass, Americana 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Nov/ 30, Green Mountain Guild,folk, soul-inspired pop, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Dec. 1, Rogue Suspects Lite, funk, rock, 5-7 p.m.; Dec. 4, The Brothers Red, pop-folk, 5-7 p.m.; Dec. 5, David Cahalan, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover.

CLIFF CREEK CELLARS AT THE VINEYARD, 1015 McDonough Road, Gold Hill, 541-855-5330. Nov. 29-Dec. 1,m Thanksgiving Open House, noon-5 p.m.; Dec. 21-22, Dec. 28-29, Wine-O Weekend, bingo with a wine twist, noon-5 p.m., games begin every hour, $10.

DEL RIO VINEYARDS & WINERY, 52 N. River Road, Gold Hill, 541-855-2062. Dec. 1, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals, 3-5 p.m. No cover.

EDENVALE WINERY, 2310 Voorhies Road, Medford, 541-512-2955, ext. 2. Nov. 29-Dec. 1, Thanksgiving Weekend Open House, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; 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; Dec. 31, New Year's Eve brunch, with 1920s theme, noon-3 p.m, call for reservations.

GRIZZLY PEAK WINERY, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland, 541-482-5700. Dec. 21, Broceliande and Kevin Carr, Celtic music and stories, 6-9:30 p.m.

JAXON VINEYARDS, 5709 Hughes Road, Medford, 541-512-1514. Nov. 29-Dec. 1, Thanksgiving Weekend Open House. Call for hours.

KRISELLE CELLARS, 12956 Modoc Road, White City, 541-830-8466. Nov. 29, Rick Millward and Nicole Dahl, rock, pop standards, 1-4 p.m.; Nov. 30, Jen Ambrose and Jon Galfano, classic rock, blues, easy listening, 1-4 p.m. No cover.

PASCHAL WINERY, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-535-7957. Dec. 3, Jefferson Classical Guitar Society, jam, 6-8 p.m.; Dec. 13, John Nilsen, piano, 7 p.m., $10-$15; Dec. 14, Band Du Pays, swing dance lesson, 7 p.m., music 7-9:30 p.m., $10.

RED LILY VINEYARDS, 11777 Highway 238, Jacksonville, 541-846-6800. Nov. 29, Red Friday Crafter's Market, with vendors selling locally made goods, art, food live music, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

RELLIK WINERY, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point, 541-499-0449. Nov. 30, Marshall Stack and Friends, folk, easy listening, 4-6 p.m.; Dec. 1, Nicole Dahl and Rick Millward, rock, pop, jazz, 4-6 p.m. No cover.

ROXYANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. Nov. 29, Bustin' Out, rock, 6-8 p.m.; Dec. 4, Nicole Dahl and Rick Millward, rock, pop, jazz, 5-7 p.m., no cover.

SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. Nov. 27, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-8 p.m.; Nov. 29, Brian Hills Oliver, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-8 p.m.; Nov. 30, Alissa Weaver and Pacifica, easy listening, 6-8 p.m.; Dec. 4, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

STONERIVER VINEYARD, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent, 541-864-9234. Nov. 30, Incognito, classic rock, 43-5 p.m. No cover.

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

2 HAWK WINERY, 2335 N. Phoenix Road, Medford, 541-779-9463. Dec. 2, Culinary Series with Tim Keller, 6-8:30 p.m., $75-$95, advance registration.

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.

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.

JOHN NILSEN, 7 p.m. Dec. 11, Newman United Methodist Church, 132 N.E. B St., Grants Pass, 541-479-5369. Pianist performs holiday classics, jazz, new and old compositions. $10 at the door.

ZEPPARELLA, 8 p.m. Dec. 13, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass., 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. All-female hard rock tribute band plays music of Led Zeppelin, for 21 and older. Tickets $25.

"THE GIFT," 5 p.m. Dec. 14, Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1360 N.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass, 541-476-6313. Inter-faith program with more than 100 singers and musicians performing favorite Christmas songs set to new choral arrangements. Free, but ticket required for seating; call for information.

3 RIVERS CHORALE, 3 p.m Dec. 14, Immanuel United Methodist Church, 200 W. Watkins St., Cave Junction, 541-592-2981. "Alleluia! The Glory of Christmas" program featuring voice, harp and cello. Admission by donation.

CHARLIE PARR AND DEAD HORSES, 8 p.m. Dec. 14, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass., 541-471-1316, Country blues, with Jason Dae West opening, for 21 and older. Tickets $20.

3 RIVERS CHORALE, 3 p.m Dec. 15, Bethany Presbyterian Church, 741 N.W. Fourth St., Grants Pass, 541-592-2981. "Alleluia! The Glory of Christmas" program features voice, harp and cello. Tickets $15; sold at Aquarius Books, Great Northwest Music and at the door.

FOUNTAINVIEW ACADEMY ORCHESTRA AND SINGERS, 5 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15, Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1360 N.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass, 541-476-6313. Program "What Can I Give Him" features inspiring and festive Christmas music. Free, but ticket required for seating; available after Nov. 25.

ACOUSTIC JAM, 6-9 p.m. Dec. 20, 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.

BLACK, WHITE & THE BLUES, 5 p.m. Feb. 22, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Fundraiser for the Grants Pass Museum of Art includes music by Danielle Kelly, dinner, dancing, live and silent auctions. Tickets $75 singles, $525 for a table of eight.

Jackson County

"WITH EVERY CHRISTMAS CARD I WRITE," 7 p.m. Nov. 29-30, 2 p.m. Dec. 1, Randall Theatre 20 S. Fir St., Medford, 541-6432-3258, randalltheatre.com. Musical review about the magic of Christmas, featuring vocalist Kacie Bowers. Tickets $15 reserved seats, pick-you-price at the door, subject to availability.

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.

CASCADE CLARINET CONSORT AND SISKIYOU SAXOPHONE ORCHESTRA, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. "Return of the Reeds" program features Gustav Holst's "The Planets," works by Alfred Uhl, Marc Mellits and Michael Curtis. $5-$10.

SOU PERCUSSION ENSEMBLES, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. "Revolution" program features music from 1930-41.. $10 general, free for full-time students.

MIKE TAMBURO, 7-9 p.m. Dec. 6-7, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N. Ashland, 541-482-3776. Sound healing concert and meditations. $20 advance, $25 door.

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.

ROGUE VALLEY CHORALE & ROGUE VALLEY CANTARE CHORUS, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7, 3 p.m. Dec. 8, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. "Home for the Holidays" program features holiday favorites and guest soloist Chris Thompson. Tickets $23 and $16 adults, $5 students and children.

OLOX, 8 p.m. Dec. 7, The Havurah , 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 431-488-8282. Transformational ecstatic journey through arctic sound. Tickets $10 advance, $25 door; sold at Music Coop in Ashland and brightstarevents.net.

SOU CHOIRS CONCERT, 3 p.m. Dec. 8, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. Chamber Choir and Concert Choir perform choir music. $5-$10.

JOHN NILSEN, 7 p.m. Dec. 12, Pascal Vineyard, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-535-7857. Pianist performs holiday classics, jazz, new and old compositions. $10 at the door.

JOHN NILSEN, 6 p.m. Dec. 13, RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. Pianist performs holiday classics, jazz, new and old compositions. $10 at the door.

SISKIYOU SINGERS, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13, 3 p.m. Dec. 14-15, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, siskiyousingers.org. Program features Benjamin Britten's "Ceremony fo Carols" and other holiday and seasonal classics. Tickets $20 general, $5 for students and Oregon Trail Card holders; sold at Music Coop in Ashland, Grocery Outlet in Medford and online.

JOHN NILSEN, noon Dec. 14, Gold Hill United Methodist Church, 416 Fourth St., Gold Hill, 541-855-7224. Pianist performs holiday classics, jazz, new and old compositions. $10 suggested donation.

SOUTHERN OREGON CONCERT BAND, 7 p.m. Dec. 14, Central Medford High School, 815 S, Oakdale, Medford, 541-324-0404. Program of holiday music. Free.

SOUTHERN OREGON REPERTORY, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 21, 3 p.m. Dec. 22, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-0900, repsingers.org. "December Clear and Bright" program features work by Palestina, Erik Esenvalds, Gabriel Jackson and Randall Stroope and rarely heard carols from around the world. Tickets $15 and $42, $5 for Oregon Trail Pass holders.

NEW YEAR'S EVE CONCERT, 3-4 p.m. Dec. 31, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6980. Music by local musician Dennis Caraher. Free.

ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONY NEW YEAR'S EVE GALA CONCERT, 8:30 p.m. Dec. 31, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-708-6400, rvsymphony.org. Strauss waltzes and polkas, duo pianists, surprise guests. Tickets $50, $75 (includes pre-concert reception), $150 (includes pre- and post-concert receptions).

ON STAGE

Josephine County

"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.

"THE HAWAIIAN NUTCRACKER," 3 p.m. Dec. 8, Bethany Presbyterian Church, 741 N.W. Fourth St., Grants Pass. Members of the 3 River Chorale and Hula O Nuku Aina hula school present songs and dances for the holidays. Admission by donation.

"RETURN TO OZ," 7 p.m. Dec. 8, Lorna Byrne Middle School, 102 S. Junction Ave., Cave Junction. Dell'Arte International uses masks, movement and physical comedy to tell the story of Dorothy, Scarecrow and sassy chicken's adventure against the unstoppable Nome King. Free.

OLD TIME RADIO PLAYERS, 7 p.m. Dec. 14, 2 p.m. Dec. 15-16, Floral Building, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-659-7723. Winter variety show. $12 with advance reservations, $14 door, $10 for groups of eight or more with reservations.

"A BIGFOOT CHRISTMAS," 7 p.m. Dec. 14, 5 p.m. Dec. 15. Lorna Byrne Middle School, 101 S. Junction Ave., Cave Junction, bigfootchristmas.bpt.me. RiverStars Performing Arts performers search from Forks State Park to the Caves for the one and only Bigfoot — what they find is even more mysterious. Tickets $20 reserved, $10 minimum pay-what-you-can.

"THE NUTCRACKER BALLET," 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14, 2 p.m. Dec. 15, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 21, 2 p.m. Dec. 22, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-476-4641, gpnutcracker.org. A girl is transported to a magical world. Tickets $10 for opening night, other shows are $12, $15 and $20.

TEASE THE SEASON BURLESQUE SHOW, 2 and 8 p.m. Dec, 212, The Haul, 121 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, eventbrite.com. Sexy holiday burlesque show. $15 general seating, $80 VIP table for four, $100 couch seating for five.

"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

THEATER SHOWCASE, 12:30 and 7 p.m. Dec. 3, Rogue Community College Performance Hall, 130 E. Eighth St., Medford, 541-608-4401. Drama students perform scenes from modern plays — including "Stop Kiss," "Ballast" and "Angels in America" — that explore relationships, sexuality and love. Strong language and adult content. Free.

"PETER PAN," 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 29-Dec. 31, plus 2 p.m. Dec. 21, Dec. 24, Dec. 28, Dec. 31, 8 p.m. Dec. 23, Dec. 30, Camelot Theatre, 101 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-5250, camelottheatre.org. Musical story of a boy who won't grow up. Tickets $30-$38, $10-$20 rush tickets (one hour before curtain, as available), pay-what-you-can preview 8 p.m. Nov. 27.

"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.

"THE VELVETEEN RABBIT," 11 a.m. Nov. 30, Dec. 7, Dec. 14, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555, Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055. Children's tale of the friendship between a young boy and his toy rabbit. Tickets a suggested $5 at the door,

"THE STORY OF EBENEZER SCROOGE OR A CHRISTMAS CAROL," 3-4 p.m Dec. 2, Rogue River Library, 412 E. Main St, Rogue River, 541-864-8850. Traveling Lantern Theatre Company presents classic tale of a miser's redemption. Free.

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.

THE HAMAZONS — HOLIDAY CLASSIC, 8 p.m. Dec. 6-7, 2 p.m. Dec. 8, Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland., hamazons.com. Unscripted comedy improv inspired by such films as "It's a Wonderful Life," "Miracle on 34th Street," A Christmas Carol" and other holiday classics. Tickets $15 advance, $18 door.

"PETER PAN," 1-2 p.m. Dec. 7, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford; 541-774-8689. Traveling Lantern Theatre Company presents story of the Darling children, Peter Pan and Captain Cook. Free.

"A CHRISTMAS STORY," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Randall Theatre, 20 S. Fir St., Medford, 541-632-3258, randalltehatre.com. The story of a young boy's quest to get a Red Ryder BB gun for Christmas. $20-$24, reserved, pick-your-price seating ($5, $10, $15) available for seats remaining unsold 30 minutes before curtain.

TANYA'S HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR, 8 p.m. Dec. 14, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, liveatthearmory.com. Burlesque and circus, for 21 and older only. $30, $100 table for two, $500 table for 10.

"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.

TOMASEEN FOLEY'S A CELTIC CHRISTMAS, 3 and 7:30 .m. Dec. 22, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Celtic song, music, dance, stories from the West of Ireland. Tickets $32, $35, $38 adults, $22, $25, $28 22 and younger.

"THE SNOW QUEEN," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 1:30 p.m. Sundays, through 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 Christen 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; pre-show opening night gala, 6:45 p.m. with catered food and wine at no additional charge.

"MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET," 8 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays. Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, 1 and 8 p.m. Saturdays, 1 p.m. Sundays, through Dec. 31, (no shows Nov. 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.

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, through 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. Dec. 11, Josephine Community Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. Kids learn what happens to flowers and trees and other plants in the winter. 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.

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

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. "Holiday Creations," one-of-a-kind ornaments by gallery artists, Nov. 29-December.

GRANTS PASS MUSEUM OF ART, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Annual membership exhibition, Nov. 22-Dec. 19.

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.

SOUTHERN OREGON GUILD GALLERY, 24353 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-659-3858. Pre-Holiday Show, new artwork, literary work, jewelry, decorative and useful items by area artists, through Dec. 31.

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

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 local artists, through Dec. 29, with oil paintings by 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. Deep Impressions," handmade prints by Stefan Wolf, through Nov. 22; "Seeing Red," annual members' exhibit, through Dec. 21.

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

CAROLE BEERS, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 30, Oregon Books and Games, 150 N.E. E St., Grants Pass, 541-476-3132. Local author presents her new Pepper Kane mystery, "Shadow on the River." 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.

CHRISTIAN WRITERS SUPPORT GROUP, noon-1:30 p.m. Dec. 10, 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.

POETRY SHARING, 7-9 p.m. Dec. 13, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Read or listen to poems. Free, donations welcome.

SOMETHING ABOUT POETRY, 1-3 p.m. Dec. 14, Grants Pass library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. Learn about Pulitzer Prize winner and two-term Poet Laureate Natasha Tretheway, write a poem in her style. Free.

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

WINTER READS PROGRAM, Dec. 1-Feb. 29, Jackson County library branches, 541-774-6423, jcls.org. People of all ages can earn bingo squares by completing reading challenges, attending a library program, writing a book review, listening to a book or reading five books of their choice, to be entered into a drawing for prizes. Free.

SOPHIA BOGLE, 1-2:30 p.m. Dec. 1, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Author presents "Book Restoration Unveiled, an Essential Guide for Bibliophiles." 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.

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.

POETRY READING, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5, Havurah Synagogue, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-488-7716. Rabbi Joshua Boettiger reads from his in-process collection "The Trouble With Omens" and Rabbi David Zaslow reads poems that focus on the soul in the world of time and space. Free.

BOOK CLEARANCE, noon-3:30 p.m. Dec. 6, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Dec. 7, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6415. Thousands of new and gently used books, CDs, DVDs, records and more.

LOCAL AUTHOR FAIR, noon-3 p.m. Dec. 8, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. More than 60 successful local author sell books in various genres, give short readings and talks, with prize drawings. Admission is free. For a complete list of authors and a schedule of speakers, visit jcls.org/programs/laf.

MEDFORD LIBRARY BOOK CHAT, 5:30 p.m. Dec. 10, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6415. Book discussion group reads "Abundance: The Future is Better Than You Think" by Peter H. Diamond. Free.

BRAIN BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Dec. 17, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "Climate: A New Story" by Charles Eisenstein. Free.

GOLD HILL BOOK CLUB, 3-4 p.m. Dec. 20, Gold Hill Library, 202 Dardanelles St., Gold Hill, 541-855-1994. Book discussion group. Free.

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

VISITS WITH SANTAS, 6-8:30 p.m. Nov. 29, noon-4 p.m. Nov. 30, Dec. 14, Dec. 21, 4-8 p.m. Dec. 6, noon-3 p.m. and 7-8:30 p.m. Dec. 7, 4-7 p.m. Dec. 13, Dec. 20, Fifth and G streets, Grants Pass, 541-450-6180.

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.

PIE & ICE CREAM SOCIAL, 5-7 p.m. Dec. 1, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-476-3215. Pictures with Santa, coloring contest, crafts and activities for kids, Christmas music by Rogue Rascals, Magic Chimney with prizes, pie and ice cream, visits by Santa Claus and Gingerbread Man. Free.

ROGUE WINTERFEST — GALA AND AUCTION, 5-9 p.m. Dec. 5, Evergreen Bank's Bear Hotel, 2101 N.E. Spalding Ave., Grants Pass, 541-841-8464, roguewinterfest.org. Catered dinner, local wines, live music, live auction of trees and artwork. Tickets $100, sold out.

ROGUE WINTERFEST — GOLDEN SOCIAL, 1-4 p.m. Dec. 6, Evergreen Bank's Bear Hotel, 2101 N.E. Spalding Ave., Grants Pass, 541-841-8464, roguewinterfest.org. Tours of holiday tree displays for ages 55 and older only, with appetizers, beverages, live music Tickets $5, advance registration required.

COSMIC CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Dec. 6, Newman United Methodist Church, 132 N.E. B St., Grants Pass. A display of cosmic wonders, music by advent choir, Tim Wallace and Michelle LeComte, refreshments. Free.

NATIVITY FESTIVAL, 5-8:30 p.m. Dec. 6, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 7, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1969 Williams Highway, Grants Pass. Nativity sets from around the world, plus sets handmade locally or by local individuals, live entertainment, refreshments. Admission 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.

ROGUE WINTERFEST — WEEKEND HOLIDAY EVENTS, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 7-8, Evergreen Bank's Bear Hotel, 2101 N.E. Spalding Ave., Grants Pass, 541-841-8464, roguewinterfest.org. Holiday tree displays with family activities, live entertainment. Tickets $5 adults, $3 kids 5-17 and seniors 55 and older, $20 family pass for up to six people, sold at the door only.

CHRISTMAS PARADE, 6 p.m. Dec. 7, Sixth Street between K and G streets, Grants Pass, 541-476-7574. Floats, bands, yuletide entertainment. Free.

"A CHRISTMAS STORY" LEG LAMP LIGHTING, 8:15 p.m.-ish, Dec. 7 (after Christmas Parade), Rogue Barbers, 304 S.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-476-1275. Dancers doing a kick line and showcase of dance skills, live music, lighting of the leg lamp, food and drinks. Free.

ROGUE WINTERFEST — CULINARY CLASSIC AND SILENT AUCTION, 6-9 p.m. Dec. 9, Evergreen Bank's Bear Hotel, 2101 N.E. Spalding Ave., Grants Pass, 541-841-8464, roguewinterfest.org. Tastings from area eating establishments, wineries and breweries, with live music by The Rogue Suspects, photo booth and silent auction. Tickets $75, advance reservations required.

WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA, noon Dec. 14, Hawthorne Memorial Gardens, 2300 Upper River Road, Grants Pass, 5410476-5203. Ceremony honors veterans with the placement of wreaths on their graves and a gun salute. Free.

CHRISTMAS PAST, 1-4 p.m. Dec. 21, Josephine County Historical Society Schmidt House and Barn, 508, S.W. J St., Grants Pass, 541-479-7827. Music and entertainment, make-and-take crafts for kids, Father Christmas, refreshments, Model A auto display (weather permitting). Free.

Jackson County

A VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Nov. 30-Dec. 29, Beekman House Museum, 470 E. California St., Jacksonville, 541-245-3650. Take tours of holiday decorated historic home, learn about Victorian Christmas traditions and Jacksonville holiday festivities of the late 1800s; tours begin every 15 minutes and last about one hour. Admission $5, not recommended for kids under 7 or 8.

MR. & MRS. CLAUS, 1- 4 p.m. Nov. 30, Rogue River Pharmacy, 506 E. Main St., Rogue River. Visits for children. Free.

TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY, 6-8 p.m. Dec. 7, Gold Hill City Park, Gold Hill. Holiday lights, Santa, refreshments, caroling. Free.

WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA, 11 a.m. Dec. 14, Eagle Point National Cemetery, 2763 Riley Road, Eagle Point, 541-826-2511. Ceremony honors veterans with the placement of wreaths on their graves. Free.

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

TURKEY TROT, 7:30 a.m. Nov. 28, Grants Pass Family YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-474-0001. Thanksgiving morning 5k run and 2-mile fun run with costumes and prizes for all ages. $25 individuals, $35 families, late registration fee after Nov. 24.

MEET STAR WARS SHIPS CREATOR, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 30, Iguana Comics, 401 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-474-9730. Meet-and-greet with Colin Cantwell,the original concept artist and model builder for the "Star Wars" spaceships, with videos, Q&A. Free to attend; autographs and a print of one of his original designs, $25.

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.

JINGLE BALL BINGO, 7 p.m.-midnight Dec. 7, Josephine County Fairgrounds, 1451 Fairgrounds Road, Grants Pass, brownpapertickets.com. Eight games of bingo, drag show revue, with performers from throughout the Northwest, food and bar service. Tickets $25, online; benefits Labyrs Society.

ART SHOW AND MUSIC, 6-10 p.m. Dec. 14, Dorothy Gales Events Centre, , 144558 Williams Highway, Williams, 541-846-1850. Visionary art by Timothy White and acoustic music by Windsong & Friends, David Kai and Charles Miller. Free admission.

Jackson County

EARTH'S GIVING, 2-9 p.m. Nov. 28, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N. Ashland, 831-428-4003. Awakened activist gathering and potluck feast supporting new traditions and reconnecting with Earth's wisdom and truth, with creators, musicians, presenters, kids' space. $10-$20 suggested donation.

HARVEST SHOW OF FINE WOODWORKING, 10 a.m. -7 p.m. Nov. 29, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 30, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 1, OSF Hay-Patton Rehearsal Center, 30 S. First St. Ashland, siskiyouwoodcraftguild.org. Display and sale of wood furniture, carvings, turned bowls and more by more than 20 artists. Admission is free.

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.

HISTORIC BANK TOURS, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Nov. 30-Dec. 29, Beekman Bank Museum, 110 W. California St. Jacksonville, 541-245-3650. Learn about 19th century banking practices. Free.

HISTORY LECTURE SERIES, noon Dec. 4, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, noon, Dec. 11 Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-773-6536, 541-774-8679. "The Amazing and All-too-short Career of Sheriff August Singler," twelfth in a year-long history lecture series called "Windows in Time." Free.

ELDING FROST — A WINTER SOLSTICE CELEBRATION, 8 p.m. Dec. 21, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, liveatthearmory.com. Feast, theater, dance party, for 21 and older only. Dance only, $25; theater and dance, $45; feast, theater and dance, $97.

CASINOS

Douglas County

SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. That Other Band, through Dec. 1; The Price is Right Live, Nov. 30; Captain Blue, Dec. 4-8; UFC 245 Viewing Party, Dec. 14; Inner Limits, Dec. 11-15; EC Admas, Dec. 18-22; Roaring into 2020 New Year's Eve Party, Rekless Kompany, Dec. 25-29; Dec. 31; Justin Shandor as Elvis, Jan. 11; Chris Isaak, Feb. 15; Larry The Cable Guy, April 18; karaoke, Mondays and Tuesdays; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

Portland area

SPIRIT MOUNTAIN CASINO, Grand Ronde, 800-760-7977. Civil War Viewing Party, Nov. 30; The Clairvoyants, Dec. 7; Holiday 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. Civil War Party, Nov. 30; Phil Vassar & Lonestar, Dec. 6-7; UFC Viewing Party, Dec. 14; Comedy on the Coast, Dec. 20-21; New yYar's Eve Under the Big Top, Dec. 31; Three Dog Night, Jan. 10-11; Comedy on the Coast, Jan. 24-25; Dwight Yoakam, Feb. 7-8; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

MILL CASINO, North Bend, 800-953-4800. Festival of Trees, Dec. 2-11; Abbacadabra, ABBA tribute, Dec. 31; The Young Bucs, Dec. 31; Journey Unauthorized, Jan. 18; Burns Night Celenbration and Dinner, Feb. 8; 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. Roaring 20s New Year's Eve Party, Dec. 31.

RAIN ROCK CASINO, 777 Casino Way, Yreka, California, 530-777-7246.


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