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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

DANCIN' VINEYARDS, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford, 541-245-1133. Jan. 8, David Cahalan, acoustic variety, 4-6 p.m., outside. No cover.

RELLIK WINERY, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point, 541-499-0449. Dec. 26, Dark Eyes Duo, gypsy jazz, 4-6 p.m.; Dec. 27, Sonny Kanahele, ukulele, 4-6 p.m. No cover.

STONERIVER VINEYARD, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent, 541-631-9583. Jan. 9, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic variety, 5-7 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.

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.

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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.

HOLIDAY CAROLING CONCERT, online through Brava! Opera Theater, bravaopera.com. Four singers and apianist join together from a distance to perform holiday classics. Free. Visit Brava Opera's YouTube channel or Facebook page.

PINK MARTINI (VIRTUAL) HOLIDAY CONCERT, 6 p.m. Dec. 31, craterian.org. "Good Riddance 2020" New Year's Eve show, with guest performers. $20 per household or $15 individuals.

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

"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.

Jackson County

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

"ONE CHRISTMAS CAROL" through Dec. 27, online, through Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055, showtix4u.com. Filmed retelling of the classic tale, on-demand; $20 for 1-2 viewers, $30 for household of three or more. See CTP Facebook page for details.

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

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

"'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

ROBERT FROST STORYBOOK WALK, through Jan. 1 starting from Travel Grants Pass Welcome Center, 198 S.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. Families can stroll downtown on their own time and pace to read Robert Frost's poem "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" in store windows; each chapter directs readers to the next location. Free; see josephinelibrary.org for more info and a printable map.

ROBERT FROST STORYBOOK WALK, through Jan. 1 starting from City Hall. 222 Lister St. Cave Junction, 541-592-4778. Families can stroll downtown on their own time and pace to read Robert Frost's poem "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" in store windows; each chapter directs readers to the next location. Free; see josephinelibrary.org for more info and a printable map.

HOW TO SPROUT A READER, 10:30-11 a.m.m Jan. 21, online through Josephine Community Library, 541-476-0571, josephinelibrary.org. Virtual storytime an tips on how to lead your own at home. Free.

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.

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.

GRANTS PASS MUSEUM OF ART, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. gpmuseum.com. 2020 Membership Exhibit, work by 60 artists, on video on the museum's website. Free.

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.

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

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

FACEBOOK BOOK CLUB, Fridays, Jan. 8-22, josephinelibrary.org. Chime in on discussion questions about "Afterlife" by Antonia Vega. Free.

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

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 Jonasson, 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.

BRAIN BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Jan. 26, jcls.org, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "The Other Oregon: People, Environment and History East of the Cascades" by Thomas R. Cox, 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.

and more, with decorated kiosks. Free.

MISCELLANY

Josephine County

HOLIDAY DRIVE-UP CINEMA, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 28, Wild River Brewery, 595 N.E. E St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7487. Screening of "The Polar Express" in the parking lot, limited to 33 vehicles. $15 per vehicle, advance reservations required.

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.

Jackson County

"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."

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.

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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