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Many entertainment venues are closed indefinitely in response to the coronavirus outbreak and the social distancing measures ordered by Gov. Kate Brown.

We've listed here events that are happening along with those that have been canceled, postponed or rescheduled. The listings are subject to last-minute changes.


Josephine County

THE COPPER MUG COCKTAIL LOUNGE, 1320 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-295-8679. Thursdays, karaoke, 8 p.m. No cover.

FLESPY'S BAR & GRILL, 670 Fruitdale Drive, Grants Pass, 541-244-1678. Wednesdays and Fridays, karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m. No cover.

GALICE RESORT, 11744 Galice Road, Galice, 541-476-3818. July 31, Mike Brons Band, classic rock, pop, 6-10 p.m.; Aug. 1, Broadway Phil & The Shouters, blues, rock, 6-10 p.m.; Aug. 3, Phil King, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Aug. 5, Rogue Rage Duo, delta blues, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

MUG SHOTS, 145 N.E. Mill St., Grants Pass, 541-479-6212. Fridays, karaoke, 6-9 p.m., no cover, mic covers $2.

OLD BARN TAVERN, 2039 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-0222. Saturdays, karaoke, 7-10 p.m.; Thursdays, karaoke, 7-10 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, 5:30-9 p.m. No cover.

SHENANIGANS AT HERB'S, 515 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-476- 1668. Fridays and Saturdays, Krank It Up Karaoke, 6-10 p.m.; Thursdays, karaoke 4-10 p.m., no cover.

WEEKEND BEER COMPANY, 550 S.W. Sixth St., Suite G, Grants Pass, 541-507-1919. Aug. 2, Beer & Yoga, all levels, 11 a.m.-noon, $20 .

WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. July 31, Jay Barley, acoustic rock, 6-9 p.m.; Aug. 1, Tim Mitchell, acoustic rock, 6-9 p.m.; Wednesdays, open mic, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

WILD RIVER BREW PUB, 533 N.W. F St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4456. Aug. 1, Redwood Empire, rock, pop, R&B, soul, 7-10 p.m.; Wednesdays, open mic with Gary Margason, 6-9 p.m.; Thursdays, Talk & Taste with brewer Scott Butts, 6 p.m.; Sundays, family friendly pub trivia, 6-7:30 p.m. No cover, limited seating, reservations recommended.

Jackson County

THE BLACK SHEEP, 51 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6414. Sundays. Celtic music, 2-5 p.m. No cover.

BRICKTOWNE BREWING COMPANY, 44 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-973-2377. Mondays, trivia, 7 p.m., no cover.

CALLAHAN'S MOUNTAIN LODGE, Interstate 5 Exit 6, south of Ashland, 541-482-1299. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, John Hollis, guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

GRAPE STREET BAR & GRILL, 31 S. Grape St., Medford, 541-500-8881. July 30, The Shybo Torres Duo, originals and covers, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; July 31, Brian James & The Revival, blues, country, 7-10 p.m.; Aug. 1, Ring of Trees, rock, 7-10 p.m. No cover, reservations suggested.

INDIGO GRILL, 7360 Highway 238 Jacksonville 541-702-2320. Aug. 2, David Pinsky and Phil Newton, acoustic blues, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

JOHNNY B'S ROCKIN' DINER, 120 E. Sixth St., Medford, 541-773-1900. Aug. 1, Treebender, doom metal, with Tyranyst, black metal, 7 p.m.; Tuesdays, open mic and jam, music, poetry, comedy, spoken word, 8 p.m. No cover.

PIER 21 TAVERN, 841 W. Stewart Ave., Medford, 541-776-3263. Thursdays, Pier Pressure, classic rock, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

THE ROGUE GRAPE, 36 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-622-8622. July 30, Danielle Kelly and Greta Gardiner, variety, 6-8 p.m.; July 31, Dan Doshier, old country, soft rock, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Aug. 1, Gary Margason, alt rock, 6-8 p.m.; Aug. 6, Dayton Mason, gypsy jazz, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

WALKABOUT BREWING COMPANY, 921 Mason Way, Medford, 541-734-4677. Aug. 2, Donnie MacFarlane, alt, grunge, blues, rock, 5-7 p.m. No cover.


Josephine County

AUGUSTINO ESTATE VINEYARDS, 16995 N. Applegate Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-1881. Aug. 1, David Cahalan, acoustic guitar and vocals, 2-5 p.m No cover.

SCHMIDT FAMILY VINEYARDS, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9985. July 24, Seth Brown, acoustic Americana, 5-8 p.m. No cover.

TROON VINEYARD, 1475 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9900. Aug. 2, Doug Warner Duo, variety, 1-4 p.m. No cover, reservations encouraged.

Jackson County

ANCHOR VALLEY WINE CELLAR, 150 S. Oregon St., Jacksonville, 541-702-2355. Aug. 2, Dennis Kenecky, 3-5 p.m., no cover.

AURORA VINES VINEYARD, 2287 Pioneer Road, Talent, 551-535-5287. Aug. 1, Robbie Dacosta, alight rock, pop, 3-5 p.m. No cover, reservations encouraged.

BELLE FIORE WINERY, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland, 541-552-4900. July 30, Shine Swing Duo, jazz swing; July 31, Rogue Suspects Lite, rock, funk; Aug. 1, Not Too Shabby, pop, rock, contemporary; Aug. 2, Tim Church, acoustic jazz, standards, Spanish; Aug. 5, Blades of Grass Trio, bluegrass, folk, country; Aug. 6, Son Ravello, folk. Music is 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover.

CLIFF CREEK CELLARS AT THE VINEYARD, 1015 McDonough Road, Gold Hill, 541-855-5330. Aug. 22, Vintage Preview Dinner, 6-8 p.m., $85-$100, reservations.

DANCIN' VINEYARDS, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford, 541-245-1133. July 30, Nick Garrett-Powell and Shae Celine, blues, soul, jazz, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; July 31, Not Too Shabby, rock, pop, contemporary, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Aug. 2, Jon Galfano, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5-7 p.m.; Aug. 5, Allison Scull and Victor Martin, acoustic jazz, soul, 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover.

DUNBAR FARMS, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-414-3363. July 31, Charles Guy and Sonido Alegre, Spanish, gypsy-flavored favorites, 5:30-7:30 p.m., no cover, some table reservations available.

GRIZZLY PEAK WINERY, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland, 541-482-5700. Aug. 1, Rogue Suspects & The Girls, with Bishop Mayfield, music of Motown, 6:30-9:30 p.m., $25 with reservations; Aug. 8, Sam Weber with The Fellow Pynins, soft rock, 6:30-9 p.m., $15, with reservations; Aug. 16, Auto Europa, European classic and exotic car show, noon-4 p.m., no cover.

HUMMINGBIRD ESTATE, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point, 541-930-2650. July 31, Delilah Beaucoup, jazz cabaret, 5:30-7:30 p.m., no cover; Aug. 2, The J Brothers, classic rock, pop, funk, soul, 2-4 p.m., $7, advance reservations; Aug. 7, Seth Brown, acoustic Americana, 5:30-7:30 p.m., no cover; Aug. 14, Pacifica, folk, 5:30-7:30 p.m., no cover; Aug. 21, Verna Dodge and Robbie Dacosta, rockabilly, blues, 5:30-7:30 p.m., no cover; Aug. 30, The Rogue Suspects, rock, blues, funk, 2-4 p.m., $7, advance reservations.

NAUMES SUNCREST WINERY, 1950 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-608-1755. Aug. 20, Paint & Sip, 6-8:30 p.m., $40, at

PASCHAL WINERY, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-535-7957. Aug. 2, Delilah Beaucoup, jazz cabaret, 3:30-5:30 p.m., no cover;

PEBBLESTONE CELLARS, 1670 Pioneer Road, Talent, 541-512-1704. Aug. 2, Charles Guy and Linda Powers, Spanish, gypsy-flavored originals and favorites, 4:30-6:30 p.m. No cover.

RELLIK WINERY, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point, 541-499-0449. July 31, Nick Garrett-Powell, acoustic, 5-7 p.m.; Aug. 1, Connor Reese, 4-6 p.m.; Aug. 2, Phil King, acoustic covers and originals, 4-6 p.m.; Aug. 7, Lily Jo's Revolution, 5-7 p.m. No cover.

ROXYANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. July 31, Dirty Cello, cello blues and bluegrass, 6-8 p.m., no cover, call for reservations; Aug. 2, Stardust Trio, jazz, 3-5 p.m.; Aug. 5, Nick Garrett-Powell and Shae Celine, jazz, standards, 5-7 p.m. No cover, reservations suggested.

SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. July 31, Jared Gutridge, acoustic guitar and vocals. Music is 6-8 p.m. No cover, reservations suggested.

STONERIVER VINEYARD, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent, 541-864-9234. Aug. 1, Josh Capehart, acoustic rock, 5-7 p.m., no cover.

TRIUM WINES, 203 E. Main St., Talent, 541-625-9100. July 31, Mostly Harmless, eclectic acoustic, 5-7 p.m., no cover, call for reservations.


Josephine County

SULTANS OF STRING, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-479-2199, Fusion of Celtic, flamenco, gypsy and Arabic rhythms. Tickets to six-concert season by subscription, $75 adults, $10 students, $160 family.

— CANCELED — ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONY, September, October and November concerts, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Grants Pass, 541-708-6400,

— CANCELED — MARCH FOURTH, 8 p.m. Oct. 2, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, Vaudeville-style show with music, dancers, costumes, for 21 and older. $25 general.

— RESCHEDULED — LOS LOBOS, was 8 p.m. Oct. 2, now 8 p.m. April 23, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, Tejano folk, country, rock, for 21 and older. $45 general.

— CANCELED — PIGS ON THE WING, 8 p.m. Oct. 17, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, Pink Floyd tribute band performs 1975 "Wish You Were Here" album and other music from the Roger Waters era, for 21 and older. Tickets $25.

— CANCELED — PETTY THIEVERY, 8 p.m. Oct. 30, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, American roots, blues, soul, R&B, for 21 and older. $20 general.

ROBERT CRAY BAND, 8 p.m. Nov. 7, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, Tom Petty tribute band featuring Bret Levick, Alice DiMicele, Gene Black, Matthew Krimelman, Nick Kirby and Mark Thomas, for 21 and older. $45 general, $55 and $65 reserved.

BILLIE HOLIDAY PROJECT, 8 p.m. Jan. 8, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, Stella Heath performs the music of Billie Holiday, for ages 21 and older. $20 general, $25 and $30 reserved.

JONNY LANG, 8 p.m. Jan. 27, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, Blues, for 21 and older. $45 general, $55 and $65 reserved.

KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD BAND, 8 p.m. March 23, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, Blues rock, for 21 and older. Tickets $45 general, $55 and $65 reserved.

Jackson County

DANIELLE KELLY SOUL PROJECT, 6-8 p.m. Aug. 15, Aunt Caroline's Park, Highway 62, Shady Cove, 541-878-2225. Neo and retro soul, for Music in the Park Series. Free.

— CANCELED — BRITT FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA, through Aug. 16, Britt Pavilion, 350 First St., Jacksonville, 541-773-6077,

BFONLINE, 3 p.m. Fridays, through Aug. 21, Britt Festival Facebook channel, Britt Festival Orchestra streams past performances, with pre-concert discussion. Schedule: July 31, Mahler's "Das Lied von der Erde"; Aug. 7, Mason Bates' "Passage"; Aug. 14, Christopher Cerrone's "Meander Spiral Explode"; Aug. 21, Michael Gordon's "Natural History." Free.

DRIVE-IN CONCERT: CARS UNDER THE STARS, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 28, Hanley Farm, 1053 Hanley Road, Central Point, 541-773-6536. Nick Garrett-Powell performs acoustic music, with the audience listening to a live radio feed in their vehicles. Tickets $30 per car, plus processing fee, online only in advance at

— POSTPONED — THE MODERN GENTLEMEN, was 7 p.m. Aug. 28, now 7 p.m. May 28, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, Four-part harmony. $30-$35.

FRANKIE HERNANDEZ, 6-8 p.m. Sept. 5, Aunt Caroline's Park, Highway 62, Shady Cove, 541-878-2225. Funk, reggae, rock, for Music in the Park Series. Free.

— CANCELED — PABLO CRUISE, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 10, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, Classic rock, to benefit the Use Your Gift Foundation. $30-$40 general, $100 VIP.

— CANCELED — BRITT MUSIC FESTIVAL, through September, Britt Pavilion, Jacksonville, 800-882-7488,

— CANCELED — ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONY, September, October and November concerts, Craterian Theater, Medford, SOU Music Recital Hall, Ashland, 541-708-6400,

DRUM TAO, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, Japanese taiko percussion troupe, with costumes and choreography. $42, $45, $48.

"BLUE MONK MUSIC," through Oct. 28, Oregon Center for the Arts YouTube channel, Virtual performance of Taran McGuire's arrangement of "Blue Monk" by Thelonious Monk, performed on guitar, trumpet, piano, sax and bass. Free.

Douglas County

— CANCELED — MUSIC IN THE PARK, Millsite Park,. Myrtle Creek, 541-860-2037,

— CANCELED — MUSIC ON THE HALF SHELL, Stewart Park, Roseburg,


Josephine County

"THE PONY EXPRESSO... OR THE VILLAIN CAME TO A GRINDING HALT," 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, July 31-Aug. 15, Barnstormers Theater YouTube channel, 541-479-3557, A livestreamed, coffee-themed melodrama. Pay-what-you-can tickets, with a suggested $12 donation.

PREACHER LAWSON, 8 p.m. Dec. 17, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, Stand-up comedy, for all ages. $38.

— RESCHEDULED— MAMMA MIA!, originally late August-early September, now 2021, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, 541-450-9334,

Jackson County

FRINGETTES VOL. III, A VIRTUAL CABARET," 7:30 p.m. July 31, Oregon Center for the Arts YouTube channel, Music, visual art, theater, circus performance. Free; runs through Oct. 31.

"GET IT WHILE YOU CAN: A TRIBUTE TO JANIS JOPLIN," 7:30 p.m. July 30-Aug. 1, Aug. 6-9, 1:30 p.m. Aug. 2 Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055. Kristen Calvin highlights the life and music of Janis Joplin.Tickets $25, by phone; face coverings required.

"THE ODD COUPLE," 8 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 1 and 8 p.m. Thursdays and Saturdays, 1 p.m. Sundays, through Sept. 6, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, Neil Simon comedy about a mismatched pair of housemates, Tickets $29, $39, $43, by phone only.

"RADIO DAYS: BACK TO BROADWAY," 7:30 p.m. 14-15, Aug. 28, 1:30 p.m. Aug. 16 and Aug. 30, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055. Concert style revue of music from Broadway shows from the 1970s, such as "Grease," "Chicago," "A Chorus Line," and "Annie." All seats general admission, $25, reserve tickets by phone; face coverings required.

"PERICLES," through Sept. 2, Oregon Center for the Arts YouTube channel, Virtual reading of Shakespeare's "Pericles." Free.

GHOSTLIGHTING: THEATRE IN THE DARKE," 8 p.m. Saturdays, Randall Theater Facebook page. Interviews and round table talks with theater folk, theater games, virtual play readings and more. Free, donations welcome.

— CANCELED — "MARY POPPINS," Aug. 1-9, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000,

— CANCELED — "ALL SHOOK UP," Aug. 7-9, Camelot Theatre, 101 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-5250,

— CANCELED —OREGON SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, through 2020, Ashland, 541-482-4331,

"POIROT: MURDER ON THE LINKS," Sept. 17-Nov. 8, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, Agatha Christie's beloved detective and Captain Hastings work to solve a murder mystery. Tickets $25, $36, $39.

AN R-RATED MAGIC SHOW, 8 p.m. Sept. 18, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, Comedy and Magic for 18 and older. $26, $34, $42.

COLIN MOCHRIE PRESENTS: HYPROV: IMPROVE UNDER HYPNOSIS, 7:30 p.m. May 1, 2021, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, Comedy and hypnosis. Tickets 30-$48.


Josephine County

SEWING CAMP — SUMMER SEWING FUN, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 17-20, Pacifica, 14615 Watergap Road, Williams, 541-846-1100, Kids 7-18 learn practical skills including basic sewing machine usage, pattern making and cutting, hemming. $175, includes Aug. 10.

CAMP EEK, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Friday, through Aug. 28, Wildlife Images, 11845 Lower River Road, Grants Pass, 541-476-0222, Summer camp for children 7-12, centered on wildlife, nature and conservation, with a different theme each week. Limited to 10 participants each week. $120 per week for members, $140 per week for nonmembers, advance registration.

Jackson County

SCIENCEWORKS, 1500 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6767, Exhibits and activities related to energy, anatomy, chemistry, perception, motion, engineering. New Pterosaurs exhibit open through summer. Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; attendance is limited; order tickets in advance online or by phone; admission $10.50-$12.50, free for kids under 2. admission $3 every first Sunday. ok 6/20


Josephine County

GALLERY ONE AT THE MUSEUM, 229-B S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1218. "Garden of Eden," mixed media paintings by Marjett Schille, through July; pottery by Susan Paul-Williams and mixed media sculpture by Janet Higgins, Aug. 1-31.

GLASS FORGE GALLERY AND STUDIO, 501 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-955-0815. Open for glass-blowing demonstrations. Call to schedule.

Jackson County

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. "Time Travel," intricate oil paintings by Eric Peterson,through July 31. "Oil and Water Don't Mix," oil paintings and watercolors by Joan L. Brown, Aug. 1-31.

ART PRESENCE, 206 Fifth St., Jacksonville, 541-899-3759. "Summer Daze," new collection of sun-drenched art by gallery members, through Sept. 13; virtual gallery tour at, ongoing.

ALLERIE KARON, 500 A St., Ashland, 541-482-9008. "Images Thru the Eye of the Photographer," nature images by Judy Benson Lanier, Jim Langhoffer and Jamie Lusch, portraits by Pam Danielle, landscapes by Jesse Widener and Todd Davis, world travel shots by Ken Deveney, Andi Taylor and Steve Dieffenbacher, through July.

HANSON HOWARD GALLERY, 89 Oak St. Ashland, 541-488-2562. ""A Trip to the Far Side," quirky ceramic sculptures by Sue Springer, narrative drawings by Robert Koch and wood sculptures by Stan Peterson, through Aug. 4.

HOUSTON'S CUSTOM FRAMING AND FINE ART, 280 E. Hersey St., Ashland, 541-482-1983. Work by gallery artists, including paintings and fine art prints by Thomas Houston, chine colle etchings by Yugi Hiratsuka, aquatint etchings by Stephen McMillan and paintings by Erin Lee Gafill, ongoing.

ROGUE GALLERY, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, 541-772-8118. "Pathologically Responsible," fiber art by Susan Burnes and sculpture by Janet Higgins, through Aug. 7; "Brushes with Nature," paintings by Linda Boutacoff, through Sept. 4.

SCHNEIDER MUSEUM OF ART, Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Street, Ashland, 541-552-6245, Virtual exhibit, Celebrating Wild Beauty, work by seven artists that pay homage to the 30th anniversary of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, through July 25. "Migrating Bodies: For(Saking) Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness, work by five artists or artist collectives that address global migration, its causes and effects, Aug. 6-Oct. 10; admission free, suggested $5 donation.

Douglas County

UMPQUA VALLEY ARTS CENTER, 1624 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-672-2532. "2020 Annual Members' Show," with work by gally members, through Sept. 18


Josephine County

SECOND FRIDAY POETRY SHARING, 7-9 p.m. Aug. 14, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Read or listen to poems, via Zoom; call for details.

VIRTUAL SUMMER READING PROGRAM, through Aug. 23, Josephine Community Library,, 541-476-0571. With the theme "Imagine Your Story," there are reading suggestions, printable coloring pages, online tips, digital events and activities for all ages. Free.

Jackson County

LIFTING UP THE SKY: TALES OF HEROES, HOPE AND WONDER, 2-3 p.m. July 31, Professional storyteller Will Hornyak shares stories for all ages; free, via Zoom, advance registration required at

READING & DISCUSSION, 5-6:30 p.m. Aug. 2, 541-774-6996, Book discussion group reads "The Plague" by Albert Camus, via Zoom; free, advance registration required.

BOOKS@NOON, noon-1 p.m. Aug. 4, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996, Readers share about what they're reading, via Zoom; free, advance registration.

FOLKTALES FROM AROUND THE WORLD, 2-3 p.m. Aug. 6, Professional storyteller Alton Chung shares stories for all ages; free, via Zoom, advance registration required at

MEDFORD LIBRARY BOOK CHAT, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Aug. 11, 541-774-6996, Book discussion group, via Zoom; book selection to be determined.

END OF SUMMER VIRTUAL READING PARTY, 1-3 p.m Aug. 15, 541-774-6996, Games and discussion, via Zoom; details will be sent after registration.

VIRTUAL SUMMER READING PROGRAM, through Aug. 15, Jackson County Library Services, With the theme " Imagine Your Story," there is interactive programming for all ages, take-and-make kits, virtual workshops, hands-on activities for all ages, Free.

GOLD HILL LIBRARY BOOK CLUB, 3-4 p.m. Aug. 21, 541-855-1994. Book discussion group reads ""Dispatches from Pluto" by Richard Grant, via Zoom; free, advance registration.

BRAIN BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Sept. 22,, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "Leadership in Turbulent Times" by Doris Kearns Goodwin, via Zoom. Free.


Josephine County

JOSEPHINE COUNTY FAIR, Aug. 19-22, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, Art, craft, food entries for judging and viewing online, goat shows and livestock auction, fair food trucks, food drive. Details online.

— CANCELED — LABOR DAY FESTIVAL, Sept. 5-7, Jubilee Park, Cave Junction, 541-597-4486.

Douglas County

— CANCELED — DOUGLAS COUNTY FAIR, Aug. 4-8, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 541-957-7010.


Josephine County

— CANCELED — HOT SUMMER NIGHTS, COOL MERLIN MUSIC, Merlin Community Park, Merlin, 541-660-2364.

SASQUATCH STAMPEDE, through July 31, sponsored by Grants Pass Family YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-474-0001. Virtual 5k run/walk or 2-mile fun run, outdoors or on a treadmill, with prizes for fastest male and female and best dresses costumes. 5K is $25 per person, fun run is $10 per person or $35 for family;

RUN TO THE COAST, 10 a.m. Aug. 1, starts at JD's Sports Pub & Brewery, 690 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass or Taylor's Country Store, 202 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-659-8715, 541-660-8730, Charity motorcycle poker ride from Grants Pass to Brookings, with cash prizes. Buy in $10 first hand, $5 each additional hand.

RIDE THE ROGUE, 7 a.m. Sept. 26, starting from Palmerton Park, Rogue River, Rides: 99 miles, 62 miles, 40 miles and 19.6 miles; $30, $40, $55 and $65, feast tickets $15; registrations must be submitted before Sept. 15, no registration at the event.

RIDE FOR THE KIDS POKER CHIP RUN, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 29, Joe's Place. 130 S.E. K St., Grats Pass, Ride through Rogue River and Applegate valleys, ending at Tom Pearce Park for a lunch barbecue, with music, raffles, cash prizes. Registration is $15, additional cards $5 each, lunch is $7. Limited to 100 participants; proceeds benefit Joe's Place ministries work with youth.

— CANCELED — OPEN STUDIOS, Sept. 26-27, Grants Pass area, 541-479-3290.

— CANCELED — KITCHEN TOUR, Oct. 17, Grants Pass area, 541-226-2194.

HULA IN THE PARK, 5-6 p.m. Thursdays, across from the playground in Riverside Park, Grants Pass, 541-890-0515, Free.

BARN DANCE, 6:30-10 p.m. Fridays, Ralph's Barn, 4697 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-291-0114. Dancing to live music for all ages. Free, donations welcome at the door.

SATURDAY ARTISAN AND CRAFTERS MARKET, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, Fifth Street, between E and F streets, Grants Pass, 541-476-2371. Locally made arts and crafts for sale.

BINGO, games start noon Sundays, 6 p.m. Wednesdays, Arts & Crafts Building, Josephine County Fairgrounds, 1451 Fairgrounds Road, Grants Pass, 541-476-3215, 541-324-1043. $10 buy in.

Jackson County

HISTORY LECTURE SERIES, noon-1 p.m. Aug. 5, 541-774-6996, "Our Search for Historic Markers in Jackson County," eighth in a year-long history lecture series called "Windows in Time." Free.

— CANCELED — MEDFORD CRUISE, Aug. 7-15. Medford,

FAMILY AND FRIENDS ART DAY, noon-2 p.m. Aug. 8, Rogue Gallery, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, 541-772-8118. Art projects, art scavenger hunt for families; children must be accompanied by an adult; free, materials provided, advance registration.

— CANCELED — THUNDERSTRUCK CUSTOM BIKE SHOW, 1-3 p.m. Aug. 15, Rogue Regency Inn, 2300 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-779-0340.

RELAY FOR LIFE SOUTHERN OREGON, 10 a.m. Aug. 22, Harry & David Field, 2929 S. Pacific Highway, Medford, 541-779-6092.

VIRTUAL A TASTE OF ASHLAND 2020, Aug. 29-30, Ashland, Virtual event, with an at-home art collaboration and limited edition coloring book as well as virtual gallery tours, interviews, chef demonstrations. Tickets $55, includes coloring book, access to the virtual event ands a chance to win gifts

— CANCELED — ROGUE CANINE AGILITY, Sept. 4-7, Jackson County Expo, Central Point, 541-944-7880,

Douglas County

— CANCELED — GREATEST OF THE GRAPE GALA, Aug. 29, Seven Feathers Casino, Canyonville,


Douglas County

SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. Back to the Bayou RV Rally, Sept. 11-13; Tacotopia Tequila & Music Fest, Sept. 12; Rick Springfield, Sept. 12; Dwight Yoakam, Sept. 19; Thunder From Down Under, Oct. 3; Larry the Cable Guy, Oct. 17; Jay Leno, Nov. 7; Terry Fator, Nov. 21; Midget Wrestling Warriors, March 6; Tattoo Expo, April 30; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

Portland area

SPIRIT MOUNTAIN CASINO, Grand Ronde, 800-760-7977. Criss Angel, Dec. 12; Tower of Power with Average White Band, Feb. 27; Ken Jeong, March 13.

Oregon coast

CHINOOK WINDS CASINO, Lincoln City, 888-244-6665.

MILL CASINO, North Bend, 800-953-4800.

THREE RIVERS CASINO, Coos Bay 541-808-9209.

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

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. Spring Fling, Sept. 5.

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