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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

BLONDIE'S BISTRO, 226 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-0420. Oct. 25, David Modica, acoustic variety, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. Oct. 18, Scott Head, acoustic guitar and vocals, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; Oct. 21, Whiskey Wednesday with Seth Brown, acoustic Americana, 6-8:30 p.m. No cover.

THE COPPER MUG COCKTAIL LOUNGE, 1320 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-295-8679. Thursdays, karaoke, 7 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. 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-Nov. 1, Beer & Yoga, all levels, 11 a.m.-noon, $20.

WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. Oct. 16, J Barley, acoustic Americana, 6-9 p.m.; Oct. 17, Dale Hopper, old-time country, 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. 17, Starvation Heights, adult contemporary, pop, 6-9 p.m.; Oct. 23-24, Comedy Night with Andrew Rivers and Josh Firestine, doors 7 p.m., show 8 p.m., $15, reservations encouraged; Wednesdays, open mic with Gary Margason, 6-9 p.m.; Mondays, trivia 6 p.m.; Fridays, game night, 6 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.

BRICKTOWNE BREWING COMPANY, 44 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-973-2377. Oct. 17, Adam Gabriel, acoustic soul6:30-8:30 p.m.; Oct. 23, Perry Road Lite, modern country rock, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Oct. 30, Mardi Gras Halloween, with music by Frankie Hernandez Band, soul, funk, reggae, rock, 6-10 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. 20, Cooler Heads, original dance rock, 6-9 p.m.; Oct. 22, Yungfossils, dreamy folk, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

DOWNTOWN MARKET CO., 123 E. Main St., Medford, 541-973-2233. Oct. 16 and Oct. 18, Dayton Mason, gypsy jazz guitar, 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. 15, Just a Duo, 7-9 p.m.; Oct. 16, The Gist, classic rock, 7-10 p.m.; Oct. 17, Doves and Vultures, hard rock, 7-10 p.m. No cover, reservations suggested.

INDIGO GRILL, 7360 Highway 238 Jacksonville 541-702-2320. Oct. 29, Seth Hansson, acoustic variety, 6-9 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. 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. Oct. 25, Flat Patty, hard rock, metal, 4-8 p.m. No cover.

OPPOSITION BREWING CO. 545 Rossanley Dr. Medford, 541-210-8550 Oct. 15, Dustin Clark, modern country, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

PHEASANT FIELDS FARM, 1865 Camp Baker Road, Medford, 541-535-3873. Oct. 18, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic variety, 3:45-5:45 p.m. No cover.

PIER 21, 841 W. Stewart Ave., Medford, 541-776-3263. Oct. 16-17, Gypsy Gillis, classic rock, blues, 6-10 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. 15, Danielle Kelly and Greta Gardiner, jazz, pop; Oct. 16, Dark Eyes Duo, gypsy jazz; Oct. 22, Nat Miller, acoustic variety. Music is 6-8 p.m. No cover, reservations recommended.

TAP & VINE AT 559, 559 Medford Center, Medford, 541-500-1632. Oct. 18, Delilah Beaucoup, cabaret jazz, 5-7 p.m. No cover.

WALKABOUT BREWING COMPANY, 921 Mason Way, Medford, 541-734-4677. Oct. 18, Josh Capehart, indie rock, pop, 3-5 p.m. No cover.


Josephine County

AUGUSTINO ESTATE VINEYARDS, 16995 N. Applegate Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-1881. Oct. 24, David Cahalan, acoustic variety, 2-5 p.m. No cover.

SCHMIDT FAMILY VINEYARDS, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9985. Oct. 16, Sarah Dion Brooks, jazz, 5-8 p.m. No cover.

Jackson County

ANCHOR VALLEY WINE CELLAR, 150 S. Oregon St., Jacksonville, 541-702-2355. Oct. 16, The Giantess, roots rock, sultry jazz, 6-8 p.m.; Oct. 22, Seth Brown, acoustic Americana, 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., Sold out.

BELLE FIORE WINERY, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland, 541-552-4900. Oct. 15, Seth Brown, acoustic Americana; Oct. 16, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic variety; Oct. 17, Stolen Moments, jazz, swing; Oct. 18, Rod Patrone, classical guitar; Oct. 21, Dark Eyes Duet, gypsy jazz. Music is 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover.

DAISY CREEK VINEYARD, 675 Shafer Lane, Jacksonville, 541-899-8329. Oct. 16, Nick Garrett-Powell, acoustic variety, 5-7 p.m. Oct. 18, Dark Eyes Duet, Dayton Mason and Greta Gardiner play gypsy jazz, 1:30-4:30 p.m. No cover.

DANCIN’ VINEYARDS, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford, 541-245-1133. Oct. 16, Danielle Kelly and Paul Turnipseed, jazz standards; Oct. 22, Shae and Jenni, pop, variety. Music is 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover.

GRIZZLY PEAK WINERY, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland, 541-482-5700. 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; Oct. 18, Palzewica & Ayke, cello and piano, 3 p.m., donation, advance reservations.

HUMMINGBIRD ESTATE, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point, 541-930-2650. Oct. 16, Seth Brown, acoustic Americana. 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover.

NAUMES SUNCREST WINERY, 1950 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-608-1755. Oct. 17, Paul Turnipseed, jazz, 2-5 p.m.; Oct. 24, Phil King, acoustic covers and originals, 2-5 p.m.; 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. 16, Holly Gleason, singer songwriter, 5-7 p.m.; Oct. 17, The J Brothers, classic rock, blues, folk, 4-6 p.m.; Oct. 18, Pacifica, folk, Americana, 4-6 p.m.; Oct. 31, Trick or Treating for kids 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. 16, The Roadsters, classic rock, country, 6-8 p.m.; Oct. 18, Dennis Konecny Duo, 3-5 p.m.; Oct. 21, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop, 5-7 p.m. No cover, reservations recommended.

SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. Oct. 16, Steve Hopkins and The Band of Brothers; Oct. 17, Holly Gleason, urban folk. Music is 6-8 p.m. No cover, reservations suggested.

STONERIVER VINEYARD, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent, 541-631-9583. Oct. 17, Daniel Nickels, light rock, pop, 5-7 p.m. No cover.

TRIUM WINES, 203 E. Main St., Talent, 541-625-9100. Oct. 16, Mercy Duo, R&B, blues, rock, 5-7 p.m. No cover.


Josephine County

— 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: 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. $25; call for tickets.

“BREAKING UP BROADWAY STYLE,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16-17, 2 p.m. Oct. 18, 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: NOEL & COLE: COCKTAILS FOR TWO, 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. Tickets $25; call for tickets.

CABARET SERIES: ROGUE SUSPECTS LITE, 8 p.m. Oct. 21, 8 p.m. Oct. 28, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, Rogue Valley group plays classic rock, funk, blues. Tickets $25; call for tickets.

CABARET SERIES: THE BROTHERS REED, 8 p.m. Oct. 22, 8 p.m. Oct. 29, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, Brothers perform acoustic indie folk pop. Tickets $25; call for tickets.

CABARET SERIES: DELILAH BEAUCOUP, 8 p.m. Oct. 23-24, 1 p.m. OCT. 25, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, Vintage jazz, French gypsy jazz, cabaret songs. Tickets $25; 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 (no show Oct. 31), 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.

“PUT ON A HAT! A MUSICAL REVUE,” 2 and 6 p.m. Nov. 8, Gateway Church, 4335 Williams Highway, Grants Pass, 541-761-1733, Selections by two local playwright-composers, John Sleadd and Ariel Kostrna, with dessert and drinks and playwright talks. Tickets $15 for couples, $48 for a table of eight.

“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: I HATE HAMLET,” 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 1:30 p.m. Sundays, Oct. 16-Nov. 1, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055. A vintage radio-style presentation in which a Hollywood actor moves to New York to perform in “Hamlet” and rents an apartment haunted by the late John Barrymore. All seats $25, reserve tickets by phone; face coverings required.

“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.

“COLLECTED STORIES,” 1 p.m. 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.

“BEYONDANANDA AND BEYOND — STAND-UP WITH SWAMI, SIT DOWN WITH STEVE,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24, via Zoom, Steve Bhaerman performs comedy as himself and his alter ego, Swami Beyondananda. Tickets $8-$18, sliding scale.

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.

CABARET SERIES: HALLOQUEEN SPOOKTACULAR, 8 p.m. Oct. 30-31, 2 p.m. Nov. 1, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, Fabulous drag show hosted by Daizy and featuring Bettie Wood and Holly Hazmat. Tickets $25; call for tickets.

CABARET SERIES: TALKIN’ TO BRICK WALLS, 8 p.m. Nov. 6, 1 and 8 p.m. Nov. 7, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, Galloway Stevens shares about his colorful past, with eclectic music. Tickets $25; call for tickets.

“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.

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

KINDERMUSIC PUMPKIN PATCH PLAYDATE, 11 a.m.-noon Oct. 24, 141 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-582-0123, Interactive music, dance and play class for ages 18 months to 7 years, with a participating adult; includes a craft and a Kindermusic CD and instrument for each child. $20 per child, $5 per sibling, advance reservations online.

Jackson County

STORYWALK: WE’RE GOING ON A BEAR HUNT, noon-5 p.m. through Oct. 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.

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

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 $3 in October.


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, through Oct. 31.

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, through 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; works from the Rogue Gallery Collection, through Nov. 13; new work by gallery artists, through Dec. 18.

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; “An Inconvenient Line,” mixed media by Susan Rochester; and “Generations,” ceramics by Ted Isto and Raino Isto, 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

OUTH VIRTUAL BOOK CLUB, through 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

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.

BRAIN BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP, 3-4:50 p.m. Oct. 27,, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads “Why We’re Polarized” by Ezra Klein, via Zoom. Free.

BOOKS@NOON, noon-1 p.m. Nov. 3, online, 541-774-6996, Readers share about what they’re reading, via Zoom; free, advance registration.

MEDFORD LIBRARY BOOK CHAT, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Nov. 10, 541-774-6996, Book discussion group reads a book to be determined, via Zoom. Free.

READING & DISCUSSION: A TALE OF TWO CITIES, 5-6:30 p.m. Nov. 14, online, 541-774-6996, Readers share, via Zoom; free, books provided; call for a copy.

JENNIFER GREER, 4-5 p.m. Nov. 15,, 541-774-6996. Author discusses her debut novel, “ A Desperate Place,” a murder mystery, via Zoom. Free.


Josephine County

CORN MAZE & PUMPKIN PATCH, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily through October, Fort Vannoy Farms, 5791 Lower River Road, Grants Pass, 541-479-3765, Explore 8-acre corn maze ($6 per person), take a ride on the cow train ($6 per ride), buy fresh pumpkins.

HAUNTED CORN MAZE, 7-10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through October, Fort Vannoy Farms, 5791 Lower River Road, Grants Pass, 541-479-3765, Explore the corn maze in the dark, with spooky things around every corner. Tickets $15.

HARVEST TOUR & TASTING, 2-3:30 p.m. Oct. 18, Schmidt Family Vineyards, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9985. Guided tours through the winery and wine-making process, with grape and wine samples. Tours every 10 minutes, no more than 10 people per group. $30 per person, take your glass home; advance tickets only.

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.

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.

TRUNK-OR-TREAT, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 31, covered arena, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-476-3215. Children trick-or-treat from car to car. Free.

— CANCELED — DOWNTOWN TRICK-OR-TREATING, 3-5 p.m. Oct. 31. downtown Grants Pass, 541-476-7574.

TRUNK-OR-TREAT, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 31, Rivers of Life Foursquare Church, 450 S.W. J St., Grants Pass, 541-479-9704. Children treat-or-treat from car to car in the parking lot, with family activities. Free.

TRUNK-OR-TREAT, times TBA, Oct. 31, Pursuit Church of the Nazarene, 922 W. Harbeck Road, Grants Pass, 541-476-7100. Children treat-or-treat from car to car in the parking lot, with family activities. Free.

Jackson County

HARVEST FESTIVAL, noon-5 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays, 9 a.m.-5:45 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays (with scheduled two-hour time slots), through October, Pheasant Fields Farm, 1865 Camp Baker Road, Medford, 541-535-3873, Corn mazes, pumpkin p[patches, animal exhibits, cow train, caramel apples. $10 per person online in advance, $12 at the gate, free for 2 and younger.

NIGHT CORN MAZE, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, through October, Pheasant Fields Farm, 1865 Came Baker Road, Medford, 541-535-3873, Explore the corn maze in the dark, bring own flashlight. $6-$8 online in advance, $8-$10 at the gate, if not already sold out.

HALLOWEEN MASQUERADE BALL, 6 p.m. Oct. 24, Bayer Family Estate, 11663 Agate Road, Eagle Point, 541-826-8953. Music by Frankie Hernandez Band, treats, costume contest and most creative face mask, face covering contest with prizes. Advance reservations required. Sold out.

HALLOWEEN CELEBRATION, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 30, RoxyAnn Winery, 3283 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315, Wine, food truck, music by Danielle Kelly Soul Project. Free, reservations suggested.

HALLOWEEN AT THE VINEYARD, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Oct. 31, Rellik Winery, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point, 541-499-0448. Trick-or-treating for kids (11 a.m.-1 p.m.), music for kids (noon-1 p.m.), Halloween party for adults, (5-9 p.m.), music by Danielle Kelly (7-9 p.m.). Free, reservations required.

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.

Douglas County

SAFARI AFTER DARK, 5-8 p.m. Oct. 24, Wildlife Safari. 1790 Safari Road, Winston, 541-679-6761. Drive-thru journey to see animals and do some trick-or-treating. $10 per person, $7 for members.


Josephine County

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

CHICKEN DROP CONTEST, 10:30 a.m. Oct. 16, Grants Pass Airport, 1441 Brookside Blvd., Grants Pass, Pilots drop rubber chicken from planes for a chance to earn prizes, trophies. $5 entry fee.

GRAND REOPENING, 5-8 p.m. Oct. 16, 808 Ohana Grindz, 543 N.E. E St., Grants Pass. Open mic and hula performance. Free; donations and a portion of meals purchased will be donated to an Almeda Fire victim.

— CANCELED — VALLEY GIRLS QUILT SHOW, Oct. 16-18, Illinois Valley Senior Center, 520 E. River St., Cave Junction, 541-592-6472.

ALL CORVETTE SHOW, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 17, Jim Sigel Chevrolet, 1601 N.E. Seventh St., Grants Pass, 541-659-0132, 541-474-7153. About 50 Corvettes of all vintages on display. Free for spectators.

—CANCELED — ENLIGHTENED LIVING FAIR, Oct. 17, Josephine County Fairgrounds, 541-761-5478,

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

CLAYFOLK REIMAGINED, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 17, 705 N.E. Seventh St., Grants Pass, Pop-up sale of ceramic ware by Chris Borg, Tea Duong, Nina Fernstrom, Carole Hayne, Roxanne Hunicutt, Alyson dal Ponte, Sally Pursell, Pat Richey. Jim Nordal, Linda Smiley, Timothy Yoshida and Susan Paul-Williams.

CLAYFOLK REIMAGINED, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 17-18, Grateful Dad Pottery studio, 427 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, clayfolk,org. Pop-up sale and studio tour with work by Michael McKinney.

FUR BALL, through 3 p.m. Oct. 18, online, 541-479-5154, Eleventh annual and first virtual event, with online auction of such items as artwork, fishing trips, fairy gardens. on the Rogue Valley Humane Society Facebook page.

JOSEPHINE COUNTY SHERIFF’S MOUNTED POSSE GYMKHANA, 9 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Oct. 24, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-621-4473. Horse games for all ages. Free for spectators.

FLAG RAISING CEREMONY, 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 24, Travel Grants Pass Visitor Center, Sixth and G streets, Grants Pass. Hosted by the Daughters of the American Revolution. Free.

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.

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.

OPEN HORSE SHOW, 9 a.m. Nov. 14, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-621-4473. Showing in a variety of classes, $8 per class entry fee. Free for spectators.

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, through Oct. 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.

DAVID’S CHAIR BIG WEEKEND FUNDRAISER, 1 p.m. Oct. 17, Bi-Mart Amphitheater at Jackson County Expo, Central Point, 503-898-2185. Country picnic-themed event with BBQ dinner, live, silent and dessert auctions, to benefit David’s Chair. Tickets $25, in advance at

CLAYFOLK REIMAGINED, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 17-18, 1335 Upper River Road, Gold Hill, Pop-up sale of ceramic ware by Sandie Alison, Bernie DeLallo, Viviana Padilla and Janice Shenker.

CLAYFOLK REIMAGINED & STUDIO TOUR, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 17-18, 560 S. Oregon St., Jacksonville and 6909 Thompson Creek Road, Applegate, Pop-up sale of ceramic ware and studio tour with John Dodero (Jacksonville) and Nancy Adams (Applegate).

CLAYFOLK REIMAGINED, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 17-18, Ashland Art Works, 291 Oak St., Ashland, Pop-up sale of ceramic ware with work by Marydee Bombick, Cheryl Kempner, Bonnie Morgan and Lorene Senasac.

A HEALING SOUND, 9:30-11 a.m. Oct. 18, Art & Soul Gallery, 247 Main St., Ashland, 541-488-9006. A sound bath of gentle music for renewal. In-person participation is $27, with half of all money going to Rogue Valley Relief Fund; also livestreaming on YouTube for up to one week.

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

HISTORY LECTURE SERIES, noon-1 p.m. Nov. 4, 541-774-6996, “History of Bear Creek: From Salmon Stream to Open Sewer and Back Again,” 11th in a year-long history lecture series called “Windows in Time.” Free.


Douglas County

SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. The Brothers Reed, Oct. 15-17; 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. David Pinsky & Phil Newton, Oct. 16-17; Saucy Trio, Oct. 30-31; Hank Shreve and Dave Bock, Nov. 13-14; Ben Rice, Nov. 27-28; Comedy, Fridays and Saturdays.

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

THREE RIVERS CASINO, Florence, 541-997-7529. Steve McVay Band, Oct. 16-71; Jesse Meade, Oct. 23-24; Siverhill Band, Oct. 30-31.

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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