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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. Jan. 2, Greta Gardiner, soulful folk, 4-6 p.m.; Jan. 3, Julie & Mike, acoustic variety, 4-6 p.m. No cover.

ROXYANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. Dec. 31, Dirty Cello, blues, bluegrass, world music roots fusion, 2-4 p.m. No cover, reservations recommended.

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.

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

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.

"WHERE THERE IS LOVE," online, siskiyousingers.org. The Siskiyou Singers come 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 perfrom holidsay classics. Free. Visit Brava Opera's YouTube channel or Facebook page.

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," 1 p.m. Dec. 31, 1 and 5:30 p.m. Jan. 2, 1 p.m. Jan. 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.

"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.

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 and 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.

Jackson County

CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF SOUTHERN OREGON, 413 W. Main St., Medford, 541-772-9922, kid-time.org. Digital programs, storytimes, music, activities. Free.

SCIENCEWORKS, 1500 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6767, scienceworksmuseum.org. Video demonstrations of science-related topics, downloadable science projects and activities to do at home, livestream science education programs, science news segments. Free.

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. "Celebrate the Light," featuring crystal sun catchers by Mary Wertz and photography by Adam Marland, Jan. 2-31.

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. Video exhibit of the annual membership show, featuring work by more than 50 artists; visit gpmuseum.com.

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 DU JOUR GALLERY, 213 E. Main St. Medford, 541-770-3190. Artwork by Susie Lee and Doug Staples, Jan. 1-31.

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

GALLERIE KARON, 500 A St., Ashland, 541-482-9008. "East Meets East — The Year of the Ox," Jan. 8-31.

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. "Minimal/Maximum," fine art photography by Tom Glassman and Bruce Bayard, Jan. 8-Feb. 19.

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.

WINE & WORDS, 6-7:30 p.m.Feb. 11, jcls.org, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group fatures local authors and local wines; this discussion centers on "Lucy Lied" by M.J. Daspit. 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

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.

CLASSIC MOVIE DRIVE-UP THEATER, 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. Jan. 4, Wild River Brewing parking lot, 595 N.E. E St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7487. Two screenings of "The Goonies." $20 per vehicle, advance reservations.

SOUTHERN OREGON FLEA MARKET, 9 a.m.-3 p.m Jan. 23, Josephine County Fairgrounds, 1451 Fairgrounds Road, Grants Pass, 541-259-5986. Up to 70 vendors. Free admission.

FRONT PORCH QUILT SHOW, online, through January, msquilters.com. Members of the Mountain Stars Quilters Guild show quilts with the January themes "Winter Wonderland" and "Somethng Blue." 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."

"TALKING BACK: SPEAKING TRUTH," starts in January, osfashland.org. Six-part web series explores the growing movement for justice in the American regional theater.

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, 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; 98 Degrees, Feb. 13.

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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