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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

BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. Aug. 7, David Modica, acoustic guitar, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

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. Aug. 15, Masquerade Party, with best mask contest, prizes, 6-10 p.m.; Wednesdays and Fridays, karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m. No cover.

GALICE RESORT, 11744 Galice Road, Galice, 541-476-3818. Aug. 7, The Gist, classic rock, 6-10 p.m.; Aug. 8, The Reverbverays, surf rock, 6-10 p.m.; Aug. 9, Saucy, classic rock, pop, 5-9 p.m.; Aug. 10, Nick Garrett-Powell, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Aug. 12, Dayton Mason and Greta Gardiner, gypsy jazz duo, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

MUG SHOTS, 145 N.E. Mill St., Grants Pass, 541-479-6212. Fridays, karaoke, 6-9:30 p.m., no cover, mic covers $2.

OLD BARN TAVERN, 2039 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-0222. Thursdays and Saturdays, 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. Sept. 13, Beer & Yoga, all levels, 11 a.m.-noon, $20.

WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. Aug. 7, Jay Barley, acoustic Americana, 6-9 p.m.; Aug. 8, Guppy, acoustic Americana, 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. 8, Starvation Heights, adult contemporary, pop, 6-9 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.

BLOOMSBURY BLENDS CAFE & WINE BAR, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-0608. Aug. 7, Steve Shine and Dave Miller Jazz Duo, jazz, swing, bossa nova, 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover, reservations recommended.

BRICKTOWNE BREWING COMPANY, 44 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-973-2377. Aug. 8, Seth Brown, acoustic Americana, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; 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.

DOWNTOWN MARKET CO., 123 E. Main St., Medford, 541-973-2233. Aug. 7, The Giantess, roots rock, retro blues trio, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Aug. 9 The Giantess, roots rock, retro blues trio, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. No cover.

GRAPE STREET BAR & GRILL, 31 S. Grape St., Medford, 541-500-8881. Aug. 6, Mike Brons, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Aug. 8, Hog Wild, rock, 7-10 p.m. No cover, reservations suggested.

INDIGO GRILL, 7360 Highway 238 Jacksonville 541-702-2320. Aug. 9, Blowin' Smoke, modern country, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

JEFFERSON SPIRITS, 404 E. Main St., Medford, 541-622-8190. Aug. 12, Seth Brown, 6 -9p.m. No cover.

JOHNNY B'S ROCKIN' DINER, 120 E. Sixth St., Medford, 541-773-1900. 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. Aug. 6, Dayton Mason, gypsy jazz, 6-8 p.m.; Aug. 7, Charles Guy and Linda Powers, Latin and gypsy-flavored originals, soft rock, 6-8 p.m.; Aug. 8, Phil King, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-8 p.m.; Aug. 13, Jen Ambrose, acoustic blues, rock, folk, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

TOUVELLE LODGE, 9367 Table Rock Road, Central Point, 541-826-4855. Aug. 9, Rogue Valley Blues Society jam hosted by Over the Moon, 5-8 p.m., outdoors, with social distancing and face coverings, $5.

WALKABOUT BREWING COMPANY, 921 Mason Way, Medford, 541-734-4677. Aug. 7, Rogue Comedy Underground, 8-9:30 p.m.; Aug. 9, Dennis Mertens, '90s country, classic rock, 5-7 p.m. No cover.


Josephine County

SCHMIDT FAMILY VINEYARDS, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9985. Aug. 7, live music, 5-8 p.m. No cover.

TROON VINEYARD, 1475 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9900. Aug. 9 Phil King, acoustic variety, 1-4 p.m. No cover, reservations encouraged.

Jackson County

ANCHOR VALLEY WINE CELLAR, 150 S. Oregon St., Jacksonville, 541-702-2355. Aug. 7, Seth Hansson, acoustic alternative, experimental rock, folk, 6-8 p.m., no cover.

AURORA VINES VINEYARD, 2287 Pioneer Road, Talent, 551-535-5287. Aug. 8, Will McBride, 3-5 p.m. No cover, reservations recommended.

BELLE FIORE WINERY, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland, 541-552-4900. Aug. 6, Son Ravello, folk; Aug. 7, Dave Cahalan, acoustic guitar and vocals; Aug. 8, Stolen Moments, jazz; Aug. 9, Dayton Mason, gypsy jazz guitar; Aug. 12, Jared Gutridge, acoustic variety; Aug. 13, Jon Galfano, acoustic variety. 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.

DAISY CREEK VINEYARD, 675 Shafer Lane, Jacksonville, 541-899-8329. Aug. 7, Phil King, acoustic covers and originals, 5-7 p.m.; Aug. 9, Robbie Dacosta and tom Stamper, jazz, blues, 1:30-4:30 p.m. No cover.

DANCIN' VINEYARDS, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford, 541-245-1133. Aug. 6, Nick Garrett-Powell and Shae Celine, standards, blues, jazz; Aug. 7, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic variety; Aug. 12, Shae Celine and Don Harris, standards, jazz, blues. Music is 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover.

DUNBAR FARMS, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-414-3363. Aug. 7, The Antelopers, folk duo from Ashland, 4:30-8 p.m., no cover, some table reservations available.

GRIZZLY PEAK WINERY, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland, 541-482-5700. Aug. 8, Sam Weber with The Fellow Pynins, soft rock, 6:30-9 p.m., $15, with reservations; Aug. 9, Michal Palzewicz, solo classical cello, 1:30-3:30 p.m., by donation, 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. 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. 13, Paint & Sip, 6-8:30 p.m., $40, at; Aug. 20, Paint & Sip, 6-8:30 p.m., $40, at

PARKHUST WINE CELLAR, 806 S. Pacific Highway, Talent, 541-324-4851. Aug. 8, Bim Jeam and the Sadness, 2-4 p.m.; Aug. 15, Seth Brown, acoustic Americana, 2-4 p.m. No cover.

PASCHAL WINERY, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-535-7957. Sundays, live music, 3:30-5:30 p.m., no cover.

PEBBLESTONE CELLARS, 1670 Pioneer Road, Talent, 541-512-1704. Aug. 9, Seth Brown, acoustic Americana, 3-5 p.m. No cover.

RELLIK WINERY, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point, 541-499-0449. Aug. 7, Lily Jo's Revolution, soulful acoustic trio, 5-7 p.m.; Aug. 8, The Money Beats, soul, rock, pop, 4-6 p.m.; Aug. 9, Sonny K, contemporary island music, 4-6 p.m. No cover.

ROXYANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. Aug. 7, Mercy, blues, 6-8 p.m., $5-$7, reservations recommended.

SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. Aug. 7, Living Loving Led, Led Zeppelin tunes, 6-8 p.m., $7; Aug. 8, The Rogue Suspects, rock, funk, 6-8 p.m., cover; Aug. 12, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic variety, 6-8 p.m., no cover. Reservations suggested.

STONERIVER VINEYARD, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent, 541-864-9234. Aug. 15, Mark Charles Hill, acoustic variety, 5-7 p.m., no cover.

TRIUM WINES, 203 E. Main St., Talent, 541-625-9100. Aug. 7, Tension Deficit Trio, variety, 5-7 p.m., no cover, call for reservations.

VALLEY VIEW WINERY, 1000 Upper Applegate Road, Ruch, 541-899-8468. Aug. 22, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop, 1-3 p.m. $12, includes a glass of wine or beer, $5 for non-drinkers, advance tickets on the winery's Facebook page.


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,

— NEW DATE — 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.

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

THE DEADLIES, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 6, Pear Blossom Park, downtown Medford, 541-774-2400, Surf punk, country rock in the park. Free, advance reservations required; masks and social distancing enforced.

SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT THE FARM, 4-7 p.m. Aug. 9, Pheasant Fields Farm, 1965 Camp Baker Road, Medford, 541-535-3873. Jeff Kloetzel and Daniel Nickels play a variety of acoustic music, with Schmidt Family Vineyards wines, local beer, fresh produce for sale. Admission $5, free for age 12 and younger; get link for tickets at the farm's Facebook page.

BLACK CADILLAC KINGS, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 13, Pear Blossom Park, downtown Medford, 541-774-2400, Americana blues, rockabilly in the park. Free, reservations required; masks and social distancing enforced.

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: Aug. 7, Mason Bates' "Passage"; Aug. 14, Christopher Cerrone's "Meander Spiral Explode"; Aug. 21, Michael Gordon's "Natural History." Free.

SUNDAY BRUNCH CONCERT, 11 a.m. Aug. 23, Facebook Live; Alice DiMecele hosts Tom Petty tribute group, the Petty Thievery Trio; to benefit KS Wild; sign up at

SOU PERCUSSION, through Aug. 26, Oregon Center for the Arts YouTube channel, Southern Oregon University Percussion Ensemble gives virtual performance of Michael Pisaro's "ricefall" with an interview with the composer. 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

LEFT EDGE PERCUSSION, through Sept. 5, Oregon Center for the Arts YouTube channel, Percussion group gives virtual performance of Josh Gottry's "Quintic," with an interview with the composer. Free.

— NEW DATE — 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.

"SKETCHES OF YOUTH," through Sept. 11, Oregon Center for the Arts YouTube channel, The Chalumeau Trio educational clarinet video created for Britt Music & Arts Festival's youth music education program. Free.

— 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,

"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, through 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," through Oct. 31, Oregon Center for the Arts YouTube channel, Music, visual art, theater, circus performance. Free.

"GET IT WHILE YOU CAN: A TRIBUTE TO JANIS JOPLIN," 7:30 p.m. Aug. 6-9, 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 —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.


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.


Josephine County

GALLERY ONE AT THE MUSEUM, 229-B S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1218. Pottery by Susan Paul-Williams and mixed media sculpture by Janet Higgins, through Aug. 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. "Oil and Water Don't Mix," oil paintings and watercolors by Joan L. Brown, through Aug. 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.

HANSON HOWARD GALLERY, 89 Oak St. Ashland, 541-488-2562. ""Black & White," large-scale mixed media paintings by Korey Gulbrandson and ceramic sculpture by Penelope Dews, Aug. 7-Sept. 2.

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. "Brushes with Nature," paintings by Linda Boutacoff, through Sept. 4; "Let It Be," raku ceramics by Rebecca Arthur and mixed media paintings by Geralyn Inokuchi, Aug. 14-Sept. 25.

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, through 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, on the theme Social Distancing, via Zoom; call or see website 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

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.

RESILIENT READS: A BUSINESS BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP, noon-1 p.m. Aug. 19, 541-774-6996, Speaker Joel Daniels focuses on three books "The Big Leap" by Gay Hendricks, "The Go Giver" by Bob Burg and "The E-Myth Revisited" by Michael; E. Gerber, via Zoom; get link on registration.

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.

TWEEN BOOK CLUB, 2-3 p.m. Aug. 22,, 541-855-1994. Book discussion group reads "Half Magic" by Edward Eager. via Zoom; free, advance registration.

BRAIN BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Aug. 25,, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "The World in Six Songs: How these Musical Brain Created Human Nature" by Daniel J. Levitin, via Zoom. Free.

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

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, 541-476-4563, 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

— 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,

DARE TO DREAM GALA, 5 p.m. Sept. 12,, 541-482-2111, ext. 4690. OSF-inspired online auction, entertainment, tributes to past productions. Free.

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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