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Many entertainment venues are closed in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Some events are being held online. Others are subject to last-minute scheduling changes due to ever-changing measures to help control the spread of the coronavirus.

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WINERIES

Josephine County

AUGUSTINO ESTATE VINEYARDS, 16995 N. Applegate Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-1881. Dec. 12, David Cahalan, acoustic variety 1-4 p.m., weather permitting. No cover.

Jackson County

DANCIN' VINEYARDS, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford, 541-245-1133. Dec. 11 and Dec. 17, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic variety, 4-6 p.m., outside. No cover.

PEBBLESTONE CELLARS, 1670 Pioneer Road, Talent, 541-512-1704. Dec. 13, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals, 2-4 p.m. No cover.

RELLIK WINERY, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point, 541-499-0449. Dec. 12, Jared Gutridge, acoustic variety, 4-6 p.m.; Dec. 13, The J Brothers, rock, pop, soul, jazz, 3-5 p.m. No cover.

STONERIVER VINEYARD, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent, 541-631-9583. Dec. 12, Daniel Nickels, acoustic variety, 5-7 p.m. No cover.

MUSIC

Josephine County

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

LOS LOBOS, 8 p.m. April 23, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. Tejano rock, for 21 and older. Tickets $45.

DAVID ARCHULETA, 8 p.m. May 7, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. "American Idol" runner-up sings pop, for 21 and older. Tickets $30 general, $35 and $40 reserved.

DAVE MASON, 8 p.m. June 8, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. Classic rock, for 21 and older. Tickets $45 general, $55 and $65 reserved.

PIGS ON THE WING, 8 p.m. Oct. 9, 2021, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. Pink Floyd tribute band performs 1975 "Wish You Were Here" album and other music from the Roger Waters era, for 21 and older. Tickets $25.

Jackson County

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

ON STAGE

Josephine County

— CANCELED — "THE NUTCRACKER BALLET," 2 and 7 p.m. Dec. 11-13, SouthGate Cinema, 1625 Ringuette St., Grants Pass, 541-476-4641, gpnutcracker.org.

"THE NUTCRACKER BALLET," streamed online, Dec. 16-Jan. 3, 541-476-4641, gpnutcracker.org. Stillpoint Productions' popular holiday show featuring local dancers is filmed for viewing online. Streaming available from midnight Dec. 16 to 11:45 p.m. Jan. 3; cost is $20 for a 48-hour rental.

"THE CHRISTMAS ANGEL," 7:30 p.m. Dec. 18, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 19, 2 p.m. Dec. 20, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, barnstormersgp.com. Heartfelt and touching comedy about the importance of family during the holidays. With live shows to limited audiences and livestreamed online. Tickets to live show are $18 singles, $60 for groups of four; tickets for livestream are $15 for one-two viewers, $30 for three-four viewers, $50 for groups of five or more.

Jackson County

"THIS IS WHO I AM," 1 p.m. Dec. 13, Dec. 20, Dec. 26-27, Dec. 31 and Jan. 203, 5:30 p.m. Dec. 15-19, Dec. 22-23, Dec. 26-30 and Jan. 2, performed and broadcast live, woollymammoth.net, 202-393-3939. An estranged father and son reunite over Zoom. Tickets $15.99 per individual, $30.99 per household. (Previews are at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 10-12; tickets are $5, use code EVERYONES.)

"I DO! I DO!," 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through Dec. 20, 541-632-3258, randalltheatre.com. Livestream musical about love through 50 years of marriage. $15 per household.

"A CHRISTMAS CAROL" online, through Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055, ctpmedford.org. Film version of the classic tale, available for streaming online; see CTP Facebook page for details.

— CANCELED — "SCROOGE IN ROGUE," Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, theoregoncabaret.com.

— CANCELED — "SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE CASE OF THE CHRISTMAS GOOSE," Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055.

— CANCELED — "'TIS THE SEASON," Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055.

AN R-RATED MAGIC SHOW, 8 p.m. April 9, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Grants Freeman presents raunchy comedy and magic for ages 18 and older. Tickets $26, $34, $42.

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

Douglas County

"A CHRISTMAS CAROL," 7 p.m. Dec. 18-22, online through Umpqua Actors Community Theatre, Roseburg, 541-673-2125, www.uact-theatre.com. Bob Moreland portrays Ebeneezer Scrooge reading the Dickens classic story — five staves in five days on UACT'S Facebook page. Free.

"'TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS," 7 p.m. Dec. 24, online through Umpqua Actors Community Theatre, Roseburg, 541-673-2125, www.uact-theatre.com. Mrs. Claus reads the timeless children's story on UACT'S Facebook page. Free.

CHILD'S PLAY

Josephine County

KINDERMUSIC JINGLE JANGLE PLAYDATE, 11 a.m.-noon Dec. 19, Music4Kids Learning Center, 141 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-582-0123, www.music4kids.com/Playdates. 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.

ART

Josephine County

GALLERY ONE AT THE MUSEUM, 229-B S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1218. "Holiday Creations,." hand-crafted ornaments by gallery artists, through Dec. 31; for appointment, call 541-476-3220.

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. "Cradles Rock," original miniature oil and watercolor paintings by Jenay Elder, Charlotte Peterson and Judy Richardson, through Jan. 2.

ART PRESENCE, 206 Fifth St., Jacksonville, 541-899-3759, art-presence.org. "Season of Cheer," holiday treasures show, and "Angels Show," through Dec. 27; get virtual tour online.

ASHLAND ART WORKS, 291 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-4735. Work by gallery artists, through December.

GALLERIE KARON, 500 A St., Ashland, 541-482-9008. "Out of Africa, Out of Ash," photography by Judy Benson La Nier, who was burned out of her home studio by the Sept. 8 Almeda Fire, plus items for holiday gifts, through December.

HANSON HOWARD GALLERY, 89 Oak St. Ashland, 541-488-2562. Original new work by Betty LaDuke and end-of-the-year Gallery Artists Salon, through Dec. 24.

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.

PROJECT SPACE, 106 Talent Ave., Suite 5, Talent, 541-621-7767. Landscape paintings by Sarah F. Burns, through December.

ROGUE GALLERY, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, 541-772-8118. New work by gallery artists, through Dec. 18; "Winter's Tale," artwork by Rogue gallery staff, and "20/20 Hindsight," annual Members' Exhibition, through Dec. 22.

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. CLOSING END OF 2020.

Douglas County

UMPQUA VALLEY ARTS CENTER, 1624 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-672-2532. "Habitat," a celebration of place by member artists; traditional landscapes in black and white photography by Walt & Sandy O'Brien; "Process: Color, Shape & Texture," monoprints by Steve and Cindy Kenagy; "Northern Basin" work by Judy Hoiness; abstract paintings by Diane Williams; and "Young Artists en Plein Air," work by students, through Dec. 23; virtual tour online.

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 umpqua.edu/art-gallery for link to the showcase.

LITERARY

Josephine County

ROGUE WRITERS, 5-7 p.m. every other Thursday, Grants Pass, 541-660-6150, cpitts2575@charter.net. Peer writing group, open to all levels. Call for meeting date and location. Free.

Jackson County

RESILIENT READS: A BUSINESS BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP, noon- 1 p.m. Dec. 16, 541-774-6996, jcls.org. Small business owners share new ways of doing business, via Zoom. Free.

ROGUE READS: GOLD HILL LIBRARY BOOK CLUB, 3-4 p.m. Dec. 18, jcls.org, 541-855-1994. Book discussion group reads "Red at the Bone" by Jacqueline Woodson, via Zoom; free, advance registration.

RANDOM FANDOM, 12:30-:30 p.m. Dec. 19, jcls.org, 541-855-1994. Celebration of books by American author James Riley, "Story Thieves" and "Half Upon a Time," via Zoom; free, advance registration.

TWEEN BOOK CLUB, 3-4 p.m. Dec. 19, jcls.org, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "If You Come Softly" by Jacqueline Woodson, via Zoom. Free.

BRAIN BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Dec. 22, jcls.org, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "New Power" by Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms, via Zoom. Free.

BOOKS@NOON, noon-1 p.m. Jan. 5, online, 541-774-6996, jcls.org. Readers share about what they're reading, via Zoom; free, advance registration.

EAGLE POINT FRIENDS BOOK CLUB, 2-3:15 p.m. Jan. 5, jcls.org, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared" by Jonas Jonassson, via Zoom. Free.

MEDFORD LIBRARY BOOK CHAT, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Jan.12, 541-774-6996, jcls.org. Book discussion group reads a book to be determined, via Zoom. Free.

POETRY OF THE PANDEMIC, 6-7 p.m. Jan. 14, 541-774-6996, jcls.org. Local poets share their works from this time of upheaval, via Zoom.

GOLD HILL LIBRARY BOOK CLUB, 3-4 p.m. Jan. 15, jcls.org, 541-855-1994. Book discussion group reads "Queen Bee" by Dorothea Benton Frank, via Zoom; free, advance registration.

TWEEN BOOK CLUB, 3-4 p.m. Jan. 16, jcls.org, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads ""The Secret Life of Bees" by Sue Monk Kidd, via Zoom. Free.

Douglas County

10 MINUTE PLAY WRITING CONTEST PRODUCTIONS, Jan. 8-10, online through Umpqua Actors Community Theatre, Roseburg, 541-673-2125, www.uact-theatre.com. Presentation of the four winning submissions for the online play writing contest.

FAIRS/FESTS

Jackson County

FESTIVAL ON THE PLAZA, 4-8 p.m. Dec. 10-13, Dec. 17-20, Medford Center Plaza, 711 Medford Center, Medford, 510-882-9929. Outdoor stage performances with dancers, carolers, magicians, acrobats and more, with decorated kiosks. Free.

MISCELLANY

Josephine County

WILD WINTER WONDERLAND, 2-5 p.m. Dec. 12, 2-5 p.m. Dec. 19, Wildlife Images, 11845 Lower River Road, Grants Pass, 541-476-0222. A COVID-safe wildlife experience, with animal encounters, holiday lights, photo opps, hot chocolate. $14 adults, $12 seniors, $7 children, $10 photos with Santa; tickets at the door.

2020 CHRISTMAS CRUISE, 7 p.m. Dec. 12, from Sixth Street and Morgan Lane to Voorhies Way and back up Seventh Street.. A cruise of lighted vehicles, floats. Watch live from parked vehicles or socially distanced in parking lots, or view a live feed from home; get link at 2020 Christmas Cruise Facebook page. Free; donations of canned goods and coats for needy families, in bins set up all along the cruise route.

CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS BAZAAR, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 13, IV Reclaimed Thrift Shop, 201 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-659-2667. Children can shop for gifts at token prices.

COMMUNITY NATIVITY FESTIVAL, Dec. 13-31, online, gpcommunitynativityfestival.org. A short film showing Nativity sets from around the world is available on YouTube. Get link at the Nativity Festival website. Free.

HOLIDAY DRIVE-UP CINEMA, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 14, Dec. 21, Dec. 28, Wild River Brewery, 595 N.E. E St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7487. Family friendly movie screenings in the parking lot, limited to 33 vehicles. $15 per vehicle, advance reservations required. Dec. 14, "The Grinch;" other shows to be announced.

LAST-MINUTE GIFT SALE, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 19, Josephine County Fairgrounds, 1451 Fairgrounds Road, Grants Pass, 541-476-3215. Vendors sell Christmas gift items. Free admission.

WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA CEREMONY, noon, Dec. 19, IOOF Cemetery, 2131 N,E. Foothill Blvd., Grants Pass, wreathsacrossamerica.org. Welcome, presentation of colors, national anthem, invocation, tributes, benediction, laying of wreaths. Free.

CHRISTMAS ON THE MIDWAY, 5-10 p.m. through Jan. 1, Josephine County Fairgrounds, 1451 Fairgrounds Road, Grants Pass, 541-476-3125. Drive-thru viewing of decorated buildings and trees, with a live manger scene and Santa visits on Saturdays. Free.

— CANCELED — BINGO, games at noon Sundays, 6 p.m. Wednesdays, Arts & Crafts Building, Josephine County Fairgrounds, 1451 Fairgrounds Road, Grants Pass, 541-415-9000, 541-476-3215. $10 buy in.

Jackson County

FAMILY AND FRIENDS ART DAY, noon-2 p.m. Dec. 12, 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.

HISTORY LECTURE SERIES, noon-1 p.m. Jan. 6, online, 541-774-6996, jcls.org "The Land Remembers: Landscapes of the Rogue Indian Wars," first in a monthly, year-long history lecture series called "Windows in Time." Free.

Douglas County

UMPQUA VALLEY FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS, 5:30-9 p.m. Thursdays and Sundays, 5:30-10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, through Jan. 1, River Forks Park, I-5 Exit 125 Garden Valley, Roseburg, uvfestivaloflights.com. Drive-thru holiday lights display with more than 500,000 lights and 90 animated displays. Admission $10 per car; e-tickets purchased online in advance only.

Portland area

ZOOLIGHTS, through Jan. 10 (except Dec. 25), Oregon Zoo, 4001 S.W. Canyon Road, Portland, 503-226-1561, oregonzoo.org. Drive-thru holiday displays with more than 1 million lights. $40-$65 per car; tickets must be purchased online in advance.

CASINOS

Douglas County

SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-548-8461.

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. Festival of Trees, virtual showcase and auction, Dec. 10; 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.


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