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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. 29, David Modica, acoustic variety, 6:30-9 p.m.; Aug. 30, David Modica, acoustic variety, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. No cover.

THE COPPER MUG COCKTAIL LOUNGE, 1320 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-295-8679. Sept. 5, Comedy Night, with Matty J., Autumn Cummings, Kenzie McKillip and Freeway Farrell, 7 p.m.; 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. Aug. 28, The Gist, classic rock, 6-10 p.m.; Aug. 29, Jim Lesher & The Western Express, 6-10 p.m.; Aug. 30, The Roadsters, classic rock, country, 5-9 p.m.; Aug. 31, Seth Brown, acoustic Americana, 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Sept. 2, Catchin' Eddies, acoustic country, folk, bluegrass, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

GOODNESS GRACIOUS CAFE, 221 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-956-4116. Aug. 29, Jenny Fawcett, acoustic originals on the patio, 6-8:30 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.

TORPEDO BAR, 209 Merlin Road, Merlin, 541-479-5061. Aug. 20, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie Americana folk, 5-7 p.m. No cover.

WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. Aug. 28, J Barley, roots, 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. 29, Sauceling, pop, rock, 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 with digital "Jeopardy," 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. Aug. 28, Danielle Kelly and Greta Gardiner, folk, soul, pop, rock, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Sept. 2, Nat Miller, acoustic variety, 6-8 p.m., reservations accepted; 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.

COMMON BLOCK BREWING, 315 E. Fifth St., Medford, 541-326-2277. Sept. 3, Pint for a Pint Blood Drive, with the American Red Cross, noon-6 p.m.

DOWNTOWN MARKET CO., 123 E. Main St., Medford, 541-973-2233. Aug. 28, The Giantess, jazzabilly, roots rock, 7:30 p.m.; Aug. 30, The Giantess, jazzabilly, roots rock, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. No cover.

GRAPE STREET BAR & GRILL, 31 S. Grape St., Medford, 541-500-8881. Aug. 27, Shybo Torres Duo, classic rock on guitar and bass, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Aug. 28-29, Flat Patty, hard rock, 7-10 p.m. No cover, reservations suggested.

INDIGO GRILL, 7360 Highway 238 Jacksonville 541-702-2320. Aug. 27, open jam hosted by Blowin' Smoke, 6-9 p.m.; Aug. 30, Zombie Ployboy, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

JOHNNY B'S ROCKIN' DINER, 120 E. Sixth St., Medford, 541-773-1900. Aug. 28, Jackie Tomato & The Fire Season, 7 p.m.; Aug. 29, live hip hop, with six performers, 6-10 p.m.; Tuesdays, open mic and jam, music, poetry, comedy, spoken word, 8 p.m. No cover.

LUCKY'S, 336 Second Ave., Gold Hill, 541-855-5547. Aug. 30, Gypsy Gillis, classic rock, blues, 4-8 p.m. No cover.

THE ROGUE GRAPE, 36 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-622-8622. Aug. 27, Greta Gardiner and Danielle Kelley, variety, 6-8 p.m.; Aug. 28, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic variety, 6-8 p.m.; Aug. 29, Dan Doshier, acoustic country, 6-8 p.m. No cover, reservations recommended.

WALKABOUT BREWING COMPANY, 921 Mason Way, Medford, 541-734-4677. Aug. 29, Rogue Rage Duo, delta blues, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Aug. 30, Taurie Michele, indie rock, pop, 5-7 p.m. No cover.


Josephine County

PLAISANCE RANCH, 16955 Water Gap Road, Williams, 541-846-7175. Aug. 28, cowboy dinner concert with Sonido Alegre, Latin swing, 5:30-8:30 p.m., $25, advance reservations only.

SCHMIDT FAMILY VINEYARDS, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9985. Aug. 28, Anthony Cusenza, acoustic variety, 5-8 p.m. No cover.

TROON VINEYARD, 1475 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9900. Aug. 30, Jeff Kloetzel, 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. 28, Watson House, acoustic duo, 6-8 p.m.; Sept. 4, The Giantess, jazzabilly, roots blues, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

AURORA VINES VINEYARD, 2287 Pioneer Road, Talent, 551-535-5287. Aug. 29, Grant Ruiz, classical, flamenco guitar, 3-5 p.m. No cover, reservations required.

BELLE FIORE WINERY, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland, 541-552-4900. Aug. 27, Shine Swing Duo, jazz, swing; Aug. 28, Jen Ambrose, acoustic variety; Aug. 29, Perry Road, country, rock; Aug. 30, Mostly Harmless, acoustic variety; Sept. 2, Blades of Grass Trio, bluegrasss; Sept. 3, Son Ravello, indie. Music is 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover.

DAISY CREEK VINEYARD, 675 Shafer Lane, Jacksonville, 541-899-8329. Aug. 28 Shybo Torres Duo, variety, 5-7 p.m.; Aug. 31, Marshall Thompson, acoustic variety, 1:30-4:30 p.m. No cover.

DANCIN' VINEYARDS, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford, 541-245-1133. Aug. 27, David Cahalan, acoustic guitar, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Aug. 28, Kiara Brown, acoustic variety from Las Vegas, for members only; Sept. 3, Shae & Jenni, blues, jazz, standards. Music is 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover.

DUNBAR FARMS, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-414-3363. Aug. 28, Shine Swing Trio, vintage jazz, blues, Latin, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; no cover, some table reservations available.

GRIZZLY PEAK WINERY, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland, 541-482-5700. Aug, 28, Mercy, blues, rock, 6:30-9 p.m., $13-$15, reservations; Sept. 4, The Rogue Suspects, rock, blues, funk, 6:30-9 p.m., $13-$15, reservations; Sept. 12, Tales of the Direwood, fairy tale adventure, 1-4 p.m., $25, reservations.

HUMMINGBIRD ESTATE, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point, 541-930-2650. Aug. 30, The Rogue Suspects, rock, blues, funk, 2-4 p.m., $7, advance reservations.

LEDGER DAVID CELLARS, 245 N. Front St., Central Point, 541-664-2218. Aug. 28, Not Too Shabby, jazz, blues, pop, 5:30-7:30 p.m., no cover, reservations recommended, benefit for National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

NAUMES SUNCREST WINERY, 1950 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-608-1755. Aug. 29, Rick Millward, acoustic covers, 2-5 p.m., no cover.

PARKHUST WINE CELLAR, 806 S. Pacific Highway, Talent, 541-324-4851. Aug. 29, Dayton Mason, gypsy jazz guitar, 2-5 p.m. No cover.

PASCHAL WINERY, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-535-7957. Aug. 30, Jeff Stanley, 3:30-5:30 p.m., no cover.

PEBBLESTONE CELLARS, 1670 Pioneer Road, Talent, 541-512-1704. Aug. 30 Jon Galfano, acoustic variety, 3-5 p.m. No cover.

RELLIK WINERY, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point, 541-499-0449. Aug. 28, Marshall Stack, acoustic folk, country, 5-7 p.m.; Aug. 29, Holly Gleason, urban folk, 4-6 p.m.; Aug, 30, Danielle Kelly, soul, standards, 1-3 p.m.; Aug. 30, Paul Turnipseed, guitar, 4-6 p.m. No cover.

ROXYANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. Aug. 28, The Rogue Suspects, rock, blues, funk, 6-8 p.m., $5-$7, reservations recommended; Aug. 29, An Evening of Laughs, with Dustin Wood, Nick Makar, Justin Jean Talbot and Freeway Farrell, 6-8 p.m.

SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. Aug. 28, Steve Hopkins and Band of Brothers, jazz, pop, no cover; Aug. 29, Danielle Kelly Soul Project, retro and neo soul, cover. Music is 6-8 p.m., reservations suggested.

STONERIVER VINEYARD, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent, 541-864-9234. Aug. 29, Jeff Kloetzel. acoustic variety, 5-7 p.m. No cover.

TRIUM WINES, 203 E. Main St., Talent, 541-625-9100. Aug. 28, Stephen Michael Moore Duo, guitar and harmonica, 5-7 p.m., no cover, call for reservations.


Josephine County

JESSIE LEIGH, 7 p.m. Aug. 28, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, Country singer performs, with Mo'Jo Boogie opening. 200 tickets available, $17 each; masks required.

— POSTPONED — 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,

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.

Jackson County

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. 4, Oregon Center for the Arts YouTube channel, Percussion group gives virtual performance of Josh Gottry's "Quintic," with an interview with the composer. Free.

— CANCELED — 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.

2020 CABARET SERIES: GIRL SINGER - THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF ROSEMARY CLOONEY, 8 p.m. Sept. 11-12, 1 p.m. Sept. 13, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, The story of one of America's favorite singers. Call for tickets.

2020 CABARET SERIES: PHANTOM TO FLEETWOOD — THE MUSIC THAT MADE ME, 8 p.m. Sept. 16-17, Sept. 23, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, Carrie Lyn Brandon sings the music that inspired her. Call for tickets.

2020 CABARET SERIES: DANIELLE KELLY SOUL PROJECT UNPLUGGED, 8 p.m. Sept. 18-19, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, Retro and neo soul music by a popular Rogue Valley band. Call for tickets.

2020 CABARET SERIES: DARK EYES DUET, GYPSY JAZZ WITH GRETA GARDINER AND DAYTON MASON, 1 p.m. Sept. 20, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, Music of the 1940s. Call for tickets.

2020 CABARET SERIES: DANIELLE KELLY AND GRETA GARDINER,. 8 p.m. Sept. 24, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, Two Southern Oregon vocalists perform Motown covers and other feel-good music. Call for tickets.

2020 CABARET SERIES: JARED FREIBURG — VAGABOND TRIO, 8 p.m. Sept. 25, 1 and 8 p.m. Sept. 26, 1 p.m. Sept. 27, 8 p.m. Oct. 2, 1 and 8 p.m. Oct. 3, 1 p.m. Oct. 4, 8 p.m. Oct. 9, 1 p.m. Oct. 10-11, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, Music of the 1950s and '60s, new rock, rockabilly. Call for tickets.

2020 CABARET SERIES: MERCURY RISING, Sept. 30, Oct. 1, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, One-women show with Courtney Freed serving up vocal0-driven jazz arrangements. Call for tickets.

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

GARRICK OHLSSON, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1, livestreamed through Oregon Center for the Arts, Pianist performs works of Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, others. Tickets $20

2020 CABARET SERIES: A TRIBUTE TO THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF PATSY CLINE, 8 p.m. Oct. 7, 1 and 8 p.m. Oct. 8, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, Livia Genise brings Cine's music to life. Call for tickets.

2020 CABARET SERIES: NOEL & COLE: COCKTAILS FOR TWO, 1 p.m. Oct. 10, 1 p.m. Oct. 17, 1 p.m. Oct. 24, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, The songs of Noel Coward and Cole Porter. Call for tickets.


Josephine County

"CHARLOTTE'S WEB," 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Sept. 12-27, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, Family friendly story about the unlikely friendship between a pig and a spider. Live shows to groups of 8-12 people for $180; livestream tickets $12 for singles, $50 for groups of showtix4u.

Jackson County

"WAITING FOR GODOT," 7:30 p.m. Aug. 29, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055. Radio-style production of Samuel Beckett's existential tragicomedy about the human condition. All seats $25, reserve tickets by phone; face coverings required.

"RADIO DAYS: BROADWAY BOUND," 7:30 p.m. Aug. 28, 1:30 p.m. Aug. 30, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055. Neil Simon's semi-autobiographical comedy about two brothers working together toward being comedy writers for the radio and, eventually, television. All seats $25, reserve tickets 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.

— POSTPONED — 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.

"A WALK IN THE WOODS," 2 p.m. Sept. 20, Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland, 541-205-9190, A reading od Lee Blessing's play about superpower arms negotiators working on an agreement while in the woods. $25, benefits Rogue Theater Company.

FRINGETTES VOL. III, A VIRTUAL CABARET," through Oct. 31, Oregon Center for the Arts YouTube channel, Music, visual art, theater, circus performance. Free.

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

"SCROOGE IN ROGUE," Nov. 19-Dec. 31, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, When the cast of 20 fall ill from food poisoning, the three remaining actors soldier on by playing every role in a musical version of "A Christmas Carol." Tickets $25, $36, $39.

"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.


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

PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW, through August, lobby at Club Northwest, 2160 N.W. Vine St., Grants Pass, 541-955-2582. About 50 members of the Caveman Camera Club show a variety of images.

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

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, and paintings by Lucy Warnick, 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.

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, through Sept. 25; new work by gallery artists, through Dec. 18.

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.

STUDIO 151, 151 N. Pioneer St., Ashland. Mixed media sculptural art by Elizabeth York, through August.

Douglas County

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


Josephine County

NONPROFIT BOOK SALE, 9 a.m.-noon, Saturdays, parking lot at Oregon Books, 150 N.E. E St., Grants Pass, 541-476-3132. Used books, more than 2,000 titles, to benefit local nonprofits, such as Joe's Place, The Literacy Council for Josephine County, Rogue Valley Humane Society, Josephine County Historical Society and others.

COOKBOOK AUTHORS, 3-5 p.m. Aug. 28, 1-3 p.m Aug. 29, Troon Vineyard, 1475 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9900. Mary Cressler and Sean Martin, authors of "Fire + Wine" give cooking demonstrations, sign books. Free for wine club members, $14 for nonmembers; advance reservations required.

Jackson County

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.

EDWIN BATTISTELLA, 4 p.m. Sept. 13, via Zoom, Author of "Dangerous Crooked Scoundrels: Insulting the President Past and Present," gives virtual presentation. Free, advance registration.


Josephine County

IV YEA! FAMILY & FUN WEEKEND, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sept. 5-7, Jubilee Park, Cave Junction, 541-659-2667, Carnival-style games for kids, softball tournament, pit stop challenge, cornhole tournament, food booths, vendors, karaoke, live music, 50/50 raffles, live auction Free admission, entry fee for games and contests.

Willamette Valley

ALL OREGON E-FAIR, Aug. 28-Sept. 7, Contests, showcase of animals, food, attractions from past fairs, previews of 2021 entertainment.


Josephine County

KIDS CARE FAIR, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 29, Parkway Christian Center, 229 N.E. Beacon Drive, Grants Pass, 541-479-2639. Drive-through event to pick up free backpack loaded with school supplies, open to Josephine County residents only with current utility bill, children must be present.

SOUTHERN OREGON FLEA MARKET, 9 a.m.-3 p.m Aug. 29, Josephine County Fairgrounds, 1451 Fairgrounds Road, Grants Pass, 541-259-5986. Shop for treasures. Admission $1.

RIDE FOR THE KIDS POKER CHIP RUN, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 29, Joe's Place. 130 S.E. K St., Grants 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.

SHINING A LIGHT ON HUNGER, 5 p.m. Sept. 12, Raptor Creek Farm, 3658 Upper River Road, Grants Pass, 541-479-5556. Fundraiser for the Josephine County Food Bank includes social hour, dinner, music by Janeen and Andy, silent auction, wine raffle. Tickets $100 per person, $375 for a table of four.

HORSE RACING, 4 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays, Sept. 14-Nov. 10, Grants Pass Downs, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-507-1699. Attendance up to 250 people; races also livestreamed at

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.

AT HOME IN THE WILD, 6:30-8 p.m. Sept. 26, live online, Online silent auction Sept. 21-26, followed by live online event with music, silent and live auctions, talks and programs, take-home dinner and Zoom dance party. Tickets $15 for online auction, live shows and dance party or $40 with dinner pickup at ZinFarm in Grants Pass.

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

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

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,

TURTLE TROT — COVID-19 SAFE TRAIL RUN, 6 a.m.-8 p.m. through Sept. 7, Wilow Witt Ranch, 685 Shale City Road, Ashland, 206-6189-5618, A 5k trail adventure race to raise money for outdoor education programs. $10 per run; register online to ensure runners are not on trail at the same time.

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

ROGUE VALLEY EMERGENCY RESOURCE FAIR, 2-3:30 p.m. Sept. 19, via Zoom and Facebook Live, 541-774-8689, Learn how to keep yourself and loved ones safe during a natural disaster or other emergency. Free; registered participants receive a free starter go-bag to pick up at libraries in Rogue River, Medford, Eagle Point or Ashland.


Douglas County

SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. The Brothers Reed, Aug. 27; 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. 25th anniversary fireworks, Aug. 28.

MILL CASINO, North Bend, 800-953-4800. Comedy Night, Aug. 28; Hank Shreve and Dave Bock, Aug. 28-29; Saucy Trio, Sept. 4-5; David Pinsky & Phil Newton, Sept. 18.

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.

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