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Many entertainment venues are closed indefinitely in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Others are subject to last-minute scheduling changes due to air quality and fire danger. Call before heading out.


Josephine County

BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. Oct. 2, David Modica, acoustic guitar, 6-9 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.

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.

THE 238 BAR, 1620 Williams Highway, Grants Pass, 541-507-1447. Oct. 2, One Year Anniversary Celebration, with DJ Lion, free food bar, drink specials, 6-10 p.m.; Wednesdays, DJ dance music, 7-10 p.m., no cover.

VICE BREWING COMPANY, 220 S.W. H St., Unit A, Grants Pass, 541-916-9060. Wednesdays, trivia, 6:30 p.m. No cover.

WEEKEND BEER COMPANY, 550 S.W. Sixth St., Suite G, Grants Pass, 541-507-1919. Oct. 4, Beer & Yoga, all levels, 11 a.m.-noon, $20; Oct. 6, Brewer's Dinner, six-course meal paired with craft beers, music by Seth Brown, 6-9 p.m., $60 per plate, reservations only.

WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. Oct. 2, Guppy and J Barley, classic rock, Americana, 6-9 p.m.; Oct. 3, Tim Mitchell, classic 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. Oct. 3, Mike Brons, acoustic country, soft rock, 6-9 p.m.; Wednesdays, open mic with Gary Margason, 6-9 p.m.; Mondays, 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. Wednesdays, Pub Trivia, 7 p.m. No cover.

BRICKTOWNE BREWING COMPANY, 44 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-973-2377. Oct. 2, A Little Sis & A Band of Brothers, jazzy rock pop, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Oct. 3, The Rogue Comedy Underground, comedy, 7:30-9:30 p.m., $5, reservations through Facebook recommended; Oct. 9, Danielle Kelly Soul Project, vintage and neo soul, 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.

THE COPPER PLANK, 454 Highland Drive, Medford, 541-779-4031. Oct. 2, Nat Miller, acoustic variety, 6-8 p.m.; Oct. 13, Adrian Crowfly, acoustic neo-folk, classic rock, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

DOWNTOWN MARKET CO., 123 E. Main St., Medford, 541-973-2233. Oct. 2 and Oct. 4, Jen Ambrose, acoustic variety, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sunday. No cover.

GRAPE STREET BAR & GRILL, 31 S. Grape St., Medford, 541-500-8881. Oct. 1, Jon Martin, 7-9 p.m. Oct. 2, Parole Denied, country, rock, punk, 8-10 p.m.; Oct. 3, Redwood Empire, rock, pop, R&B, soul, 7-10 p.m.; Oct. 8, Seth Hansson, acoustic variety, 7-9 p.m. No cover, reservations suggested.

THE GROWLER KING, 1211 E. Jackson St., Medford, 541-951-9914. Oct. 1, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

INDIGO GRILL, 7360 Highway 238 Jacksonville 541-702-2320. Oct. 4, Over the Moon Band, blues, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

JEFFERSON SPIRITS, 404 E. Main St., Medford, 541-500-1349. Sundays, open mic, hosted by Robbie Dacosta, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

JOHNNY B'S ROCKIN' DINER, 120 E. Sixth St., Medford, 541-773-1900. Oct. 3, Doves & Vultures, hard progressive rock, 8-10 p.m.; Tuesdays, open mic and jam, music, poetry, comedy, spoken word, 8 p.m., no cover.

PIER 21, 841 W. Stewart Ave., Medford, 541-776-3263. Oct. 2-3, Gypsy Gillis Band, classic rock, blues, 6-10 p.m.; Wednesdays, karaoke, 7-10 p.m.; Thursdays, Pier Pressure, classic rock, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

THE ROGUE GRAPE, 36 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-622-8622. Oct. 1, Danielle Kelly and Paul Turnipseed, soul, jazz, blues. 6-8 p.m.; Oct. 2, Dan Doshier, old country, soft rock, 6-8 p.m.; Oct. 3, Gary Margason, acoustic variety, 6-8 p.m. No cover, reservations recommended.

TAP & VINE AT 559, 559 Medford Center, Medford, 541-500-1632. Oct. 4, Nick Garrett-Powell, acoustic variety, looping, 5-7 p.m. No cover.

WALKABOUT BREWING COMPANY, 921 Mason Way, Medford, 541-734-4677. Oct. 4, Jared Gutridge, acoustic variety, 5-7 p.m. No cover.


Josephine County

AUGUSTINO ESTATE VINEYARDS, 16995 N. Applegate Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-1881. Oct. 3, David Cahalan, acoustic variety, 1-4 p.m. No cover.

AUGUSTINO ESTATE VINEYARDS, 400 Brown Road, O'Brien, 541-596-2818. Oct. 4, David Cahalan, acoustic variety, 1-4 p.m. No cover.

SCHMIDT FAMILY VINEYARDS, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9985. Oct. 2, Starvation Heights, pops, adult contemporary, 5-8 p.m. No cover.

Jackson County

ANCHOR VALLEY WINE CELLAR, 150 S. Oregon St., Jacksonville, 541-702-2355. Oct. 2, Seth Hansson, acoustic variety, 6-8 p.m. No cover, reservations suggested.

BAYER FAMILY ESTATE, 11663 Agate Road, Eagle Point, 541-826-8953. Oct. 24, Halloween Masquerade Ball with music by Frankie Hernandez, rock, funk, reggae, costume contests, 6 p.m., call for reservation and price information.

BELLE FIORE WINERY, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland, 541-552-4900. Oct. 1, Son Ravello, acoustic variety; Oct. 2, David Cahalan, acoustic variety; Oct. 3, Not Too Shabby, rock, pop, jazz; Oct. 4, Tim Church; Oct. 7, Blades of Grass, bluegrass, Americana; Oct. 8, Jon Galfano, acoustic variety. Music is 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover, unless otherwise noted. Oct. 8, winemaker dinner, 5:30-8 p.m., $75-$95, reservations required.

DAISY CREEK VINEYARD, 675 Shafer Lane, Jacksonville, 541-899-8329. Oct. 2, Dark Eyes Duet, Dayton Mason and Greta Gardiner play gypsy jazz, 5-7 p.m. Oct. 4, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic variety, 1:30-4:30 p.m. No cover.

DANCIN' VINEYARDS, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford, 541-245-1133. Oct. 1, Shae & Jenni, jazz, rock; Oct. 2, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic variety; Oct. 7, Shae Celine and Don Harris, standards, jazz. Music is 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover.

DUNBAR FARMS, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-414-3363. Oct. 2, Seth Brown, acoustic Americana, 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover, some reservations available.

GRIZZLY PEAK WINERY, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland, 541-482-5700. Oct. 11, Anne-Marie Chubet and James Chubet, play music of Beethoven, Mozart, Brahms, Dvorak, Debussy, Muczynski on violin and piano, 2-4 p.m., suggested $25 donation, reservations required; Oct. 15 and Oct. 22, play reading, Renee Hewitt and Hazel James read "Collected Stories: by Donald Marguiles, 1 p.m., $15-$25, benefits Rogue Theatre Company, advance reservations.

HUMMINGBIRD ESTATE, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point, 541-930-2650. Oct. 2, Shine Swing Duo, jazz, 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover.

NAUMES SUNCREST WINERY, 1950 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-608-1755. Oct. 31, Trunk or Treat, trick-or-treating from vehicles, with music by Jeff Kloetzel, popcorn, cotton candy and candy apples, 2-5 p.m., call to reserve a parking space.

RELLIK WINERY, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point, 541-499-0449. Oct. 2, Jared Gutridge, acoustic variety, 5-7 p.m.; Oct. 3, David Pinsky & Phil Newton, acoustic blues, 4-6 p.m.; Oct. 4, Delilah Beaucoup, cabaret, 4-6 p.m.; Oct. 31, Trick or Treating for kidss around the vineyard, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., with children's music by Danielle Kelly noon- 1 p.m., Halloween party for adults, 5-9 p.m., with music by Danielle Kelly No cover.

ROXYANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. Oct. 2, Frankie Hernandez Band, soul, funk, reggae rock, 6-8 p.m., $5-$7; 6-8 p.m., no cover. Reservations recommended.

SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. Oct. 3, Brian Swan Band, eclectic rock and blues; Oct. 7, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic variety. Music is 6-8 p.m. No cover, reservations suggested.

STONERIVER VINEYARD, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent, 541-864-9234. Oct. 3, Devon Scott Dicker, pop, light rock, 5-7 p.m. No cover.

WEISINGER'S WINERY 3150 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-488-5989. Sept. 26, Dayton Mason, gypsy jazz guitar, 2-5 p.m. No cover.


Josephine County

— 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,

— CANCELED — ROBERT CRAY BAND, 8 p.m. Nov. 7, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, Blues, for 21 and older.

— CANCELED — 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.

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

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

CABARET SERIES: JARED FREIBURG — VAGABOND TRIO, 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. $25.

— 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, Southern Oregon University Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland and livestreamed through Oregon Center for the Arts,, 541-552-6348. Pianist performs works of Brahms and Chopin. Tickets $25 for live performance, call to reserve; $20 for livestream.

"BREAKING UP BROADWAY STYLE," 7:30 p.m. Oct. 2-3, Oct. 9-10, 2 p.m. Oct. 4 and Oct. 11, Ghostlight Playhouse, 115 E. Main St., Medford, 541-690-8810. Randall Theatre Company presents a musical tribute to the original form of social distancing. A table for up to four people is $40; performances also will be livestreamed.

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.

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.

CABARET SERIES: THESE ARE MY NICE UNDERWEAR, 8 p.m. Oct. 14-15, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, Comedian, singer, actor Eleise Moore takes a comical journey through her life experiences. Call for tickets.

CABARET SERIES: GET IT WHILE YOU CAN - THE MUSIC OF JANIS JOPLIN, 8 p.m. Oct. 16-17, 1 p.m. Oct. 18, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, Kristen Calvin and a live band relive the magic of the 1960s. Call for tickets.

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


Josephine County

"PYGMALION," 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Oct. 23-Nov. 8, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, George Bernard Shaw play that became the musical "My Fair Lady," to small live audiences and livestreamed. Live show tickets, $60 for groups of four, call to reserve; livestream tickets $15 for one-two viewers, $30 for three-four viewers, $50 for groups of five or more, at showtix4u.

"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, face masks required.

Jackson County

"RADIO DAYS: POIROT AND THE CASE OF THE CARELESS CLIENT," 7:30 p.m. Oct. 2-3, Oct. 9-10, 1:30 p.m. Oct. 4 and Oct. 11, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055. A vintage radio presentation of an Agatha Christie mystery. All seats $25, reserve tickets by phone; face coverings required.

"CURIOUS GEORGE," 11 a.m. Oct. 3-4, outdoors on the plaza, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055. A bilingual (English and Spanish) children's theater performance. Free.

"TENNESSEE BLONDE: THE MUSIC OF DOLLY PARTON," 7 p.m. Oct. 6-7. on the patio at Tap & Vine, 559 Medford Center, Medford, 541-500-1632. Valerie Rachelle, Kristen Calvin and Carrie Lyn Brandon perform outdoor dinner theater show. Tickets $25, with a $15 food and drink minimum; reservations required.

"COLLECTED STORIES," 1 p.m. Oct. 15 and Oct. 22, Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland, 541-4205-9190, Renee Hewitt and Hazel James read Donald Marguiles' play about a pair of writers, both live and livestreamed; $15-$25 for live reading, $10 for livestream; benefits Rogue Theatre Company, advance reservations.

BALLET FOLKLORICO RITMO ALEGRE, through Oct. 15, at Virtual performance of Mexican folk dances, with traditional dress and music, in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month. Free.

"THE CAT IN THE HAT," 11 a.m. Oct. 17-18, Oct. 24-25, outdoors on the plaza, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055. A bilingual (English and Spanish) children's theater performance. Free.

WOMEN OF BROADWAY, 5 p.m. Oct. 24, Nov. 14 and Dec. 5, livestream, via Women vocalists perform Broadway showtunes, pop songs, personal stories, broadcast from the Schubert Virtual Studios in Manhattan; Oct. 24: Patti LuPone; Nov. 14: Laura Benanti; Dec. 5: Vanessa Williams. Tickets $30 each show or $75 for all three, proceeds benefit the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.

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.

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

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


Josephine County

STONE SOUP STORYBOOK WALK, through September, starting from The Emporium, 202 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. Families can stroll downtown on their own time and pace to read a story depicted in store windows; each chapter directs readers to the next location. Free; see for more info and a printable map.

Jackson County

FAMILY STORYTIME, 11-11:30 a.m., Oct. 21, via Zoom, Songs and stories for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Free, advance registration.

STORYWALK: WE'RE GOING ON A BEAR HUNT, noon-5 p.m. Oct. 14-21, William Mott Memorial Park, 2190 Jeremy St., Central Point, 541-774-8689, Kids and families are invited to stroll through the park while reading pages of the book "We're Going on a Bear Hunt" placed on the sides of the path crossing the park. Free.

TRICK OR TREAT, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 31, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave.,m Medford, 541-774-8689. Kids get treats at library service desks. Free.

SCIENCEWORKS, 1500 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6767, Exhibits and activities related to energy, anatomy, chemistry, perception, motion, engineering. 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. "A Love of Flowers," ink drawings by Penelope DiGennaro, Oct. 1-31; artist meet-and-greet 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 2.

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

GRANTS PASS MUSEUM OF ART, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Selected work from the museum's permanent collection, ongoing.

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. "Spirit of Pastel: Virtual Open International Juried Exhibition," a juried virtual exhibition of paintings in a variety of genres and styles, sponsored by the Pastel Artists of Oregon; view at or, through Nov. 1.

ART PRESENCE, 206 Fifth St., Jacksonville, 541-899-3759. "The Imaginarium: Light Up the Dark," a grand illumination Halloween show with paintings, drawings, assemblages, sculpture, textile art, ceramics, lamps, woodworking, glasswork by 26 area artists, through Nov. 1; virtual gallery tour at, ongoing.

ASHLAND ART WORKS, 291 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-4735. Artist demonstrations, Saturdays and Sundays in October.

GALLERIE KARON, 500 A St., Ashland, 541-482-9008. "The Female of the Species,Part II," necklaces and earrings, mixed media paintings, metal sculpture, porcelain plaque portraits and other works of art by female artists, through October.

HANSON HOWARD GALLERY, 89 Oak St. Ashland, 541-488-2562. Woodcut prints by Noriko Sugita, Oct. 2-Nov. 3

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."Nature Abstract," acrylic collage by Susan Lehman, through Oct. 30; new work by gallery artists, through Dec. 18.

SCHNEIDER MUSEUM OF ART, Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Street, Ashland, 541-552-6245, "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 AB, 621 A St., Ashland, 541-482-2253. Charcoal, pastel and graphite pieces by Ann DiSalvo and photo-based digital collage by Bruce Allen Bayard, ongoing.

Douglas County

UMPQUA VALLEY ARTS CENTER, 1624 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-672-2532. "Umpqua Plein Air Exhibit," work by regional artists honoring the forests, animals and humans of the Umpqua Valley, through Oct. 30

THE ART GALLERY AT UCC, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-4692. "UCC Annual Student Art Show," virtual exhibition of 62 works by 46 Umpqua Community College students; go to for link to the showcase.


Josephine County

YOUTH VIRTUAL BOOK CLUB, Oct. 3-Nov. 7, through Josephine Community Library, 541-476-0571, Ages 10-14 get a free copy of "El Deafo" by Cece Bell, with discussion questions posted weekly through Google Classroom; kids work at their own pace; free, advance registration required.

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.

ROGUE WRITERS, 5-7 p.m. every other Thursday, Grants Pass, 541-660-6150, Peer writing group, open to all levels. Call for meeting date and location. Free.

Jackson County

BOOKS@NOON, noon-1 p.m. Oct. 6, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996, Readers share about what they're reading, via Zoom; free, advance registration.

EAGLE POINT FRIENDS BOOK CLUB, 2-3 p.m. Oct. 6,, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads ""The Road to Character" by David Brooks, via Zoom. Free.

MEDFORD LIBRARY BOOK CHAT, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Oct. 13, 541-774-6996, Book discussion group reads "Akata Witch" by Nnedi Okorafor, via Zoom. Free.

GOLD HILL LIBRARY BOOK CLUB, 3-4 p.m. Oct. 16,, 541-855-1994. Book discussion group reads "The Girl Who Chased the Moon" by Sarah Addison Allen, via Zoom; free, advance registration.

TWEEN BOOK CLUB, 2-3 p.m. Oct. 17,, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "The Girl Who Drank the Moon" by Kelly Barnhill, via Zoom. Free.

SUE DEMARINIS, 2-3:30 p.m. Oct. 18,, 541-774-6996. Author discusses her book "The Feathers of Fortunato: The Secrets, Success and Survival of an Italian Immigrant Family," via Zoom. Free.

RESILIENT READS: A BUSINESS BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP, noon- 1 p.m. Oct. 21, 541-774-6996, Small business owners share new ways of doing business, via Zoom. Free.


Josephine County

GUN & KNIFE SHOW, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 3, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 4, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-476-3215. Dealers buy and sell firearms, ammunition, accessories.

EMPTY BOWLS PROJECT, Oct 9-15, with livestream event Oct. 12, 406-302-5086, Online silent auction, free; VIP virtual attendee with selection of a handmade bowl, $15.

SOUTHERN OREGON FLEA MARKET, 9 a.m.-3 p.m Oct. 10, Josephine County Fairgrounds, 1451 Fairgrounds Road, Grants Pass, 541-259-5986. Shop for treasures. Admission $1.

THE GHOSTS OF TIMES PAST, 6 p.m. Oct. 24, Schmidt House, 508 S.W. Fifth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-7827, 541-441-2732, Annual graveyard tour moves to the Historical Society gazebo and gardens, with actors presenting the stories of Josephine County pioneers. Tickets $10, free for kids under 12.

CAT-URADY, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 24, Wildlife Images, 11845 Lower River Road, Grants Pass, 541-476-0222. Programs about three kinds of cats that live at Wildlife Images, with talks and activities. Schedule: bobcats, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.; lynx 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.; cougar, noon and 3 p.m. Free with regular admission: $14 adults, $12 seniors, $7 ages 4-13, free for kids 3 and younger.

HOWL-O-WEEN, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 31, Wildlife Images, 11845 Lower River Road, Grants Pass, 541-476-0222. Spooky I-Spy scavenger hunt, trick-or-treating stops, costume contest for kids and adults, themed take-home crafts. Free with regular admission: $14 adults, $12 seniors, $7 ages 4-13, free for kids 3 and younger.

DRIVE-THRU HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 31, Grants Pass Shopping Center, northeast D and E streets, Grants Pass, 541-474-0858. Parade of cars, trick-or-treat in the Rite Aid parking lot, goodies for kids and adults, balloons and free photo-opps (while supplies last). Free; costume prizes, $100, $75 and $50.

HORSE RACING, 4 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays, through Nov. 10, Grants Pass Downs, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-507-1699. Attendance up to 250 people, tickets $6 at; races also livestreamed at Races are temporarily postponed due to poor air quality.

AT HOME IN THE WILD, 6:30-8 p.m. Nov. 14, live online, Online silent auction Nov. 9-14, 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.

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 at 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

VARSITY WORLD FILM WEEK, Oct. 2-15, New international films from 15 countries, with some filmmaker Q&As. Tickets $10 each, with some discounts available.

NATURE STRONG — COMMUNITY STRONG, 6 p.m. Oct. 16, via Zoom, Virtual event with speakers, to benefit Southern Oregon Land Conservancy. Free, donations welcome.

DARE TO DREAM GALA, 5 p.m. Oct. 23,, 541-482-2111, ext. 4690. OSF-inspired online auction, entertainment, tributes to past productions. Free.


Douglas County

SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. Halloween Spooktacular, Oct. 24.

Portland area

SPIRIT MOUNTAIN CASINO, Grand Ronde, 800-760-7977. 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. Hank Shreve and Dave Bock, Oct. 2-3; David Pinsky & Phil Newton, Oct. 16-17; Saucy Trio, Oct. 30-31; Ben Rice, Nov. 27-28; Comedy, Fridays and Saturdays.

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. 2B

Entertainment guide

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