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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

Jackson County

DANCIN' VINEYARDS, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford, 541-245-1133. Dec. 17, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic variety, 4-6 p.m., outside; Dec. 20, David Cahalan, acoustic variety, 4-6 p.m., outside. No cover.

RELLIK WINERY, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point, 541-499-0449. Dec. 18, Mark Hill, acoustic variety, 5-7 p.m; Dec. 19, Connor Reese, acoustic variety, 4-6 p.m.; Dec. 20, Phil Newton and Leonard Griffee, acoustic blues, 4-6 p.m. No cover.

MUSIC

Josephine County

— CANCELED — 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.

— CANCELED — 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

SISKIYOU SINGERS, online, siskiyousingers.org. Ashland choir comes together from a distance to perform holiday songs, old and new. Free, donations welcome.

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.

Klamath County

RAG TAG CHILDREN'S CHOIR, 6-8 p.m. Dec. 18, livestreaming through the Ross Ragland Theater Facebook page, 541-884-5483, rrtheater.org/events. Local youth perform holiday choral music. Tickets $10.

ON STAGE

Josephine County

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

— CANCELED — "THE CHRISTMAS ANGEL," Dec. 18-20, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, barnstormersgp.com.

Jackson County

"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.

¡"THIS IS WHO I AM," 1 p.m. Dec. 20, Dec. 26-27, Dec. 31 and Jan. 2-3, 5:30 p.m. Dec. 17-19, 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.

"THE TEMPEST," through Jan. 8, streaming online, osfashland.org. Modern verse translation of William Shakespeare's tale of magic, betrayal, revenge and family. Free.

"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.

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 Ebenezer Scrooge reading the Dickens classic story — five chapters 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.

Klamath County

"THE NUTCRACKER," 2-4 p.m. Dec. 20, Ross Ragland Theater, 218 N. Seventh St., Klamath Falls, 541-884-5483, rrtheater.org/events. Film of the Royal Ballet performing the classic holiday story. Tickets $10, COVID-19 restrictions apply.

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. Class is full.

KINDERMUSIC SHAKIN' OFF THOSE WINTER BLUES PLAYDATE, 11 a.m.-noon Jan. 30, Music4Kids Learning Center, 141 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-582-0123, www.music4kids.com/Playdates. Class is full. 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.

KINDERMUSIC LET ME CALL YOU SWEETHEART PLAYDATE, 11 a.m.-noon Feb. 20, Music4Kids Learning Center, 141 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-582-0123, www.music4kids.com/Playdates. Class is full. 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

PINE STREET BOOK READ CHALLENGE, through Dec . 18, downtown Central Point, 541-664-3228. Read the holiday book "It's Christmas, David" by David Shannon depicted in store windows. Free, see jcls.org for more information.

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. Original, handmade gift items, paintings, garden sculptures 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.

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

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 "The Library Book" by Susan Orlean, 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. 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

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.

WILD WINTER WONDERLAND, 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.

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.

HOLIDAY DRIVE-UP CINEMA, 6:30 p.m. 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. 21 is "The Santa Claus"; Dec. 28 show not yet announced.

COMMUNITY NATIVITY FESTIVAL, through Dec. 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.

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.

FRONT PORCH QUILT SHOW, online, through December, msquilters.com. Members of the Mountain Stars Quilters Guild show quilts with the theme "Winter Holidays." Themes change each month. 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.

"ASH LAND," online, osfashland.org. Short film about a Black woman who has turned her back on herself. Free, visit osfashland.org and click on "Now Playing."

Jackson County

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, 5:30-10 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays, 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. Justin Shandor as Elvis, Jan. 9; The Guess Who, Jan. 30; Boz Scaggs, May 29.

Portland area

SPIRIT MOUNTAIN CASINO, Grand Ronde, 800-760-7977. New Year's Eve Celebration, Dec. 31; Ken Jeong, March 13.

Oregon coast

— CLOSED — CHINOOK WINDS CASINO, Lincoln City, 888-244-6665.

MILL CASINO, North Bend, 800-953-4800. 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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