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Last Update Thursday, August 19th, 2021
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NIGHTLIFE

Josephine County

CLIMATE CITY BREWING, 509 Southwest G Street, Grants Pass, 541-479-3725. Aug. 21, Car Meet, for hot rods, customs, classics, 4-8 p.m.

THE COPPER MUG COCKTAIL LOUNGE, 1320 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-295-8679. Aug. 19, Throwback Thursday, 1980s DJ music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Aug. 20, DJ HMBNE, dance music, 9 p.m. -2 a.m.; Wednesdays, karaoke, 9 p.m.-midnight, no cover; Sept. 2, Give 'Em the D, After Dark Drag Show, 8:30 p.m., $5, get tickets online.

MILL STREET MUG SHOTS, 145 N.E. Mill St., Grants Pass, 541-479-6212. Fridays, karaoke, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

OLD BARN TAVERN, 2039 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-0222. Saturdays, karaoke, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Wednesdays, DJ, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

THE SOUND LOUNGE, 225 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-479-0712. Aug. 20, Cromulon, The Roomy Depth, DJ Ruku$, hip hop, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., $5 at brownpapertickets.com; Aug. 21, The Rogue Underground, funk, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., $5 at brownpapertickets.com; Aug. 27, Burlesque Bingo, 7-9 p.m., $5.

WEEKEND BEER COMPANY, 1863 N.W. Washington Blvd., Grants Pass, 541-507-1919. Aug. 27, Prom: Hot Weekend Nights, costume contest and raffle with music by DJ Nic, 5:30-9 p.m., $10 advance, $15 door, benefits Josephine County Foundation; Tuesdays, trivia, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. Wednesdays, open mic, 5-8 p.m. No cover.

Jackson County

BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. Aug. 19, Dave Pinsky and Phil Newton, acoustic blues, 7-9 p.m.; Aug. 20, Dave Pinsky & Phil Newton, acoustic blues, 8-11 p.m.; Aug. 21, Steve Hopkins & Friends, acoustic variety, 8-11 p.m.; Aug. 26, Greg Frederick, variety, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

BLOOMSBURY BLENDS CAFE, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-0608. Aug. 19, Grateful Dead Night with the Shine Swing Trio, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Sept. 2, Robbie Dacosta & Tom Stamper, rockabilly, blues, 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover, reservations suggested, text 650-862-3343.

BOOMTOWN SALOON, 105 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-702-2252. Wednesdays, acoustic open mic, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

CALLAHAN'S MOUNTAIN LODGE, Interstate 5 Exit 6, south of Ashland, 541-482-1299. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, John Hollis, acoustic variety, 5-8 p.m. No cover.

CHADWICKS PUB AND SPORTS BAR, 2300 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-770-1234. Aug. 20-21, Comedy Club, 8-10 p.m., $15.

DOWNTOWN MARKET CO., 231 E. Main St., Medford, 541-973-2233. Aug. 20, Shelley & Joshua Jones, acoustic variety, 6:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

DUNN RANCH CENTER FOR FOOD & AGRICULTURE, 4224 Highway 62, Ashland, info@dunnranchcenter.org. Aug. 19, Rutendo Marimba Band, music of Zimbabwe, 7-9 p.m.; Aug. 26, Alice DiMicele, acoustic groove, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

GRAPE STREET BAR & GRILL, 31 S. Grape St., Medford, 541-500-8881. Aug. 19, A Magic Mike Experience, male dancers, 8-10 p.m., $20-$35 at eventbrite; Aug. 20, Highway Bound, country, 8 p.m.-midnight, no cover; Aug. 21, Flat Patty, hard rock, 8-11 p.m., outdoors, no cover; Aug. 26, Latin Night, partner class, 6:30 p.m.; footwork class 7:30 p.m.; social dance 8-10 p.m., $10 advance at salerno.com or text 541-630-4745.

THE GROWLER GUYS, 345 Lithia Way, Ashland, 541-708-0827. Wednesdays, trivia, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

HEMI AND HOGS BAR & GRILL, 100 E. Jackson St., Medford, 458-225-9288. Aug. 20, Flat Patty, hard rock, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

JEFFERSON SPIRITS, 404 E. Main St., Medford, 541-500-1349. Sundays, open mic with Robbie Dacosta, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

JOHNNY B'S ROCKIN' DINER, 120 E. Sixth St., Medford, 458-226-2722. Aug. 20, X Method (San Francisco), The Mandala Effect (Grants Pass) and Justin Sayne N8V (Takilma), tock, 6-11 p.m., no cover; Aug. 27, Stand-Up Comedy, with Erin Ingle, Ty Boice and others, 8 p.m, $20 at brownpapertickets.com; Tuesdays, open mic and jam, 8-11 p.m., no cover. Tickets at brownpapertickets.com.

LUCKY'S, 336 Second Ave., Gold Hill, 541-855-5547. Aug. 20, DeLuxe, classic rock,8 p.m.-midnight; Aug. 22, Pier Pressure, classic rock, 4-8 p.m. No cover.

THE MINER'S BAZAAR, 235E. California St., Jacksonville, 541-702-2380. Aug. 21, Lily Jo's Revolution, alt folk, 5-7:30 p.m.

PHEASANT FIELDS FARM, 1865 Camp Baker Road, Medford, 541-535-3873. Aug. 19, Highway Bound, country, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

PIER 21, 841 W. Stewart Ave., Medford, 541-776-3263. Aug. 20-21, live music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Wednesdays, open jam with Kat of Gypsy Gillis, 8-11 p.m.; Thursdays, live band karaoke with Pier Pressure, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

THE TALENT CLUB, 114 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-2721, talentclublive.com. Aug. 20, OWR Band, 8-11 p.m., $10, on website.

TAP & VINE at 559, 559 Medford Center, Medford, 541-500-1632. Aug. 22, Greta Gardiner, acoustic variety, 5-7 p.m. on the patio. No cover, reservations recommended.

TROPHY CLUB, 812 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-772-4131. Saturdays, karaoke, 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m. No cover.

WALKABOUT BREWING COMPANY, 921 Mason Way, Medford, 541-734-4677. Aug. 22, Retro Rodney, classic rock, pop, country, oldies, 3-5 p.m; No cover.

WINERIES

Josephine County

APRICITY VINEYARD, 5719 Jerome Prairie Road, Grants Pass, 541-301-4137. Sundays, live music, 3-6 p.m. No cover.

AUGUSTINO ESTATE VINEYARDS, 16995 N. Applegate Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-1881. Aug. 21, J Brothers Duo, rock, pop, soul, funk, jazz, 1-4 p.m. No cover.

SCHMIDT FAMILY VINEYARDS, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9985. Aug. 20, Anthony Cusenza, acoustic variety, 5-8 p.m.; Aug. 21, Mike Brons, acoustic variety, 2-5 p.m. No cover.

Jackson County

ANCHOR VALLEY WINE CELLAR, 150 S. Oregon St., Jacksonville, 541-702-2355. Aug. 21, Matt & Amy, country rock duo from Georgia, 6-8 p.m. No cover, call for reservations.

AURORA VINES VINEYARD, 2287 Pioneer Road, Talent, 551-535-5287. Aug. 21, Adam Gabriel, acoustic variety, 3-5 p.m. No cover.

BAYER FAMILY ESTATE, 11663 Agate Road, Eagle Point, 541-826-8953, Aug. 21, Jared Gutridge, acoustic variety, 2-5 p.m.; Aug. 22, Jim Friend, acoustic variety, 2-5 p.m. No cover.

BELLE FIORE WINERY, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland, 541-552-4900. Aug. 19, Dayton Mason, gypsy jazz, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Aug. 20, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic variety, 5:30-7:30 p.m; Aug. 22, Dan Fellman & Grant Ruiz, classical and jazz guitar, 5-7 p.m.; Aug. 25, Dark Eyes, gypsy jazz duo, 5-7 p.m.; Aug. 26, Jen Ambrose, acoustic rock, folk, blues, 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover, call for reservations.

DAISY CREEK VINEYARD, 675 Shafer Lane, Jacksonville, 541-899-8329. Aug. 20, Nick Garrett-Powell, acoustic variety, 5-7 p.m.; Aug. 21, Shybo Duo, acoustic variety, 5-7 p.m.; Aug. 22, Nick and Friend, acoustic variety, 1:30-4:30 p.m. No cover, call for reservations.

DANCIN' VINEYARDS, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford, 541-245-1133. Aug. 20, David Cahalan, acoustic variety, 5-7 p.m.; Aug. 25, Danielle Kelly & Paul Turnipseed, soul, jazz, blues, 5-7 p.m. No cover.

DEL RIO VINEYARDS & WINERY, 52 N. River Road, Gold Hill, 541-855-2062. Aug. 22, Phil King, acoustic variety, 3-5 p.m., $20 for table of 4-6, lawn seating is free, first-come, first-served; reservations by phone only.

DUNBAR FARMS, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-414-3363. Aug. 20, Shine Swing Trio, jazz, swing, 5:30-7:30 p.m., no cover.

EDENVALE WINERY, 2310 Voorhies Road, Medford, 541-512-2955, ext. 2. Aug. 19, Delilah Beaucoup, vintage jazz, swing, 6:30-8:30 p.m. No cover. Aug. 26, Sarah Dion Brooks, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

GRIZZLY PEAK WINERY, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland, 541-482-5700. Aug. 20, Blue Lightning, rock, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $13-$15; Aug. 21, Rutendo Marimba, 1-3 p.m., $10 suggested; Aug. 22, Sounds for a Summer Afternoon, music by Rogue Valley composers on flute, clarinet, violin, piano, 2 p.m., no cover.

HUMMINGBIRD ESTATE, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point, 541-930-2650. Aug. 20, Phil King, acoustic variety, 5:30-7:30 p.m., no cover; Aug. 22, Mercy, blues, R&B, rock, 2-4 p.m., $7 advance. Events are outdoors; get advance tickets online.

NAUMES SUNCREST WINERY, 1950 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-608-1755. Aug. 21, Frankie Hernandez Duo, rock, reggae, roots, funk, 2-5 p.m. No cover.

PASCHAL WINERY, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-535-7957. Aug. 27, Salsa Brava, salsa music and dancing, 7-9:30 p.m., $15 advance online, $20 door.

PEBBLESTONE CELLARS, 1670 Pioneer Road, Talent, 541-512-1704.

Aug. 22, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic variety, 3-5 p.m. No cover, call for reservations.

RELLIK WINERY, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point, 541-499-0449. Aug. 20, Sonido Alegre, flamenco, 5-7 p.m.; Aug. 21, Little Giantess, dream rock, blues, 1-3 p.m., Aug. 22, Sonny K, ukulele, 4-6 p.m. Music is outside, no cover, call for reservations.

ROXYANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. Aug. 20, Mercy featuring Lynda Day, blues, R&B, 6-8 p.m., $7-$10; Aug. 22, Robbie Dacosta, rockabilly, blues, 4-6 p.m., $5; Aug. 25, Bishop Mayfield, blues, rock, funk, 5-7 p.m., $7-$10. Call for reservations or reserve tickets online.

SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. Aug. 20, Adam Gabriel, acoustic variety, 6-8 p.m.; Aug. 21, Danielle Kelly Soul Project, retro and neo soul, 6-8 p.m., $10; Aug. 25, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic variety, 6-8 p.m. Call for reservations.

STONERIVER VINEYARD, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent, 541-631-9583. Aug. 21, Daniel Nickels, light rock, indie pop, 5-7 p.m., outdoors. No cover. Call for reservations.

TRIUM WINES, 203 E. Main St., Talent, 541-625-9100. Aug. 20, Carla Bauer, rock, blues, 5-7 p.m. No cover, call for reservations.

MUSIC

Josephine County

— CANCELED — ROCK FOR GALICE, noon-8 p.m. Aug. 22, Riverside Park, Seventh and Park streets, Grants Pass, 541-218-8895. Local bands raise money for the Galice Resort.

OL' BARNEY'S ACOUSTIC JAM, 1-5 p.m. Aug. 28, 2143 Lower River Road, Grants Pass. Musicians gather to play and sing together. Bring your own beverages, snacks and chairs. Free.

ZEPPARELLA, 8 p.m. Sept. 3, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. All-female Led Zeppelin tribute band, for ages 21 and older. Tickets $25.

OREGON OLD TIME FIDDLERS, 1-3 p.m Sept. 4, Fruitdale Grange, 1440 Parkdale Drive, Grants Pass, 541-488-3593. Acoustic music for all ages. Admission by donation.

Jackson County

CANCELED — ASHLAND CITY BAND, 6:15 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 19 Butler Bandshell, Lithia Park, Ashland, 541-245-9494.

FITZ & THE TANTRUMS, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 24, Britt Hill, Jacksonville, 541-773-6077, brittfest.org. Indie pop, neo soul, with Devon Gilfillian opening, and pre-concert music by The Elephant in the Britt Performance Garden at 6 p.m. $47 reserved, $39 lawn, $29 child lawn.

PHOENIX SIGALOVE, 8 p.m. Aug. 25, Allen Elizabethan Theatre, Ashland, 800-219-8161, osfashland.org. Singer, songwriter, storyteller touches on themes of Native identity. Tickets $15. Masks and proof of vaccination or recent negative COVID test results required.

FRANKIE HERNANDEZ BAND, 6 p.m.. Aug. 27, Callahan's Mountain Lodge, Interstate 5 Exit 6, south of Ashland, 541-482-1299. Roots, reggae, funk, soul music on an outdoor stage, for the Callahan's Mountain Vibes Music Series. Tickets $25 at eventbrite.com.

DANIELLE KELLY SOUL PROJECT, 7-10 p.m. Aug. 27, Oak Knoll Golf Course, 3070 Highway 66, Ashland, 541-482-4311. Retro and new soul, outdoors. Free.

PINK MARTINI FEATURING CHINA FORBES, 8 p.m. Aug. 28, Britt Hill, Jacksonville, 541-773-6077, brittfest.org. Jazz, swing, pop, with pre-concert music TBD in the Britt Performance Garden at 6 p.m. $62 reserved, $42 lawn, $32 child lawn.

GOOD VIBES SUMMER TOUR, 5:30 p.m. Aug. 29, Britt Hill, Jacksonville, 541-773-6077, brittfest.org. Rebelution with Kabaka Pyramid, Keznamdi, DJMackle. Sold out.

"SIX FEET APART: STORIES OF RESILIENCE AND TRANSFORMATION," 5:30 p.m. Aug. 29, online, through Anima Mundi Productions, 541-833-3066, humanitytickets.com. Multimedia choral oratorio performed by the HEX Vocal Ensemble, with music by Ethan Gans-Morse, poetry by Tiziana DellaRovere, contributions by poets laureate Anis Mojgani and Kim Stafford and artist Betty LaDuke. Free. tickets required for Aug. 29 launch event.

PAT BENATAR & NEIL GIRALDO, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 1, Britt Hill, Jacksonville, 541-773-6077, brittfest.org. Rock, with opening artist TBD, and pre-concert music TBD in the Britt Performance Garden at 6 p.m. $67 reserved, $45 lawn, $35 child lawn.

PORTUGAL, THE MAN, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 2, Britt Hill, Jacksonville, 541-773-6077, brittfest.org. Alt rock pop, with opening artist TBD, and pre-concert music by Aurelian Blue in the Britt Performance Garden at 6 p.m. Tickets $69 reserved, $49 lawn, $39 child lawn.

CHICAGO, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 3, Britt Hill, Jacksonville, 541-773-6077, brittfest.org. Rock, with opening artist TBD, and pre-concert music by David Pinsky & Phil Newton in the Britt Performance Garden at 6 p.m. Tickets $85 reserved, $55 lawn, $45 child lawn.

CHIC STREET MAN, 8 p.m. Sept 8, Allen Elizabethan Theatre, Ashland, 800-219-8161, osfashland.org. Urban blues, funky jazz, wit and humor. Tickets $15. Masks and proof of vaccination — or recent negative COVID test results — required.

JORDAN ST. CYR, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 10, The Story, 318 B St., Ashland, eventbvrite.com. Christian singer songwriter performs, with guest Frankie Hernandez. $35 advance, $45 door.

THE SINGER & THE SONGWRITER, 8 p.m. Sept. 15, Allen Elizabethan Theatre, Ashland, 800-219-8161, osfashland.org. Original music of Rachel Garcia and Thus Tran. Tickets $15. Masks and proof of vaccination or recent negative COVID test results required.

"SOUNDWALK," through Oct. 15, Jacksonville, 541-773-6077, brittfest.org. Audience install free Soundwalk app on their smartphone, put on headphones and explore parts of the city on foot, discovering different musical elements. Map and locations will; be posted online. Free.

Douglas County

RONNIE, HALEY AND ROB, 6-8:30 p.m. Aug. 19, Millsite Park, Myrtle Creek, 541-860-5846. Variety, outdoors. Free.

TOB — THAT OTHER BAND, 6-8:30 p.m. Aug. 26, Millsite Park, Myrtle Creek, 541-860-5846. R&B, jazzy blues, outdoors. Free.

Willamette Valley

OREGON STATE FAIR CONCERTS, 7 p.m. Aug. 27-Sept. 4, 4 p.m. Sept. 5, Oregon State Fairgrounds, Salem, 800-514-3849, oregonstatefair.org. Chicago, Aug. 27; Seether, Aug. 28; Jon Pardi, Aug. 30; Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, Aug. 31; Zach Williams, Sept. 1; Flo Rida, Sept. 2; Granger Smith with Earl Dibbles Jr., Sept. 3; Collective Soul, Sept. 4; Ezra Ray Hart, Sept. 6. Fair admission $1-$8, concert tickets 40-$100.

Northern California

REDWOOD COAST MUSIC FESTIVAL, Sept. 30-Oct. 3, eight venues in Eureka, Calif., rcmfest.org. More than 40 bands perform on eight stages over four days. Performers include Curtis Salgado, Duke Robillard, Michael Doucet, Gator Nation, Dale Watson & The Lonestars, The Yokels and The Silver Bell Jazz Band. Open to vaccinated patrons only. Adult tickets $125 for four-day pass, $50 Friday only, $65 Saturday only, $40 Sunday only, $45 for prime time after 5 p.m.; Thursday kick-off dance party is $30.

ON STAGE

Josephine County

— CANCELED — "A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM," Aug. 20-Sept. 4, Harry & David Shelter, Rinehart Volunteer Park, Lincoln and Webster roads, Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, barnstormersgp.com.

"SHREK THE MUSICAL," 7 p.m. Sept. 3-4 and Sept. 10, 2 p.m. Sept. 5 and 12. 2 and 7 p.m. Sept. 11, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-450-9778. oneeleventheatrecompany.com, www.tinyurl.com/111shrek. Mythical adventure story about a green ogre, fairy tale characters, a princess, a dragon, with live orchestra. Tickets $15 adults, $12 seniors and students, $10 for 10 and younger; on Sept. 3, all seats $10.

MURDER MYSTERY DINNER THEATER, 6 p.m. Saturdays, Cynthia's Home Sweet Home, 1038 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-5953. Interactive, outdoor murder mystery dinner theater. $30 per person for show and five-course meal; reservations required.

Jackson County

— CANCELED — "SPOTLIGHT ON ARETHA FRANKLIN," Aug. 19-Sept. 12, Camelot Theatre, 101 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-5250, camelottheatre.org.

SLAPHAPPY COMEDY, 8 p.m. Aug. 23, Ghostlight Playhouse, 115 E. Main St., Medford, 541-690-8810, ghostlightplayhouse.com. Stand-up comedy with host Nick Meier, opener Jubal Chaplin, featuring Marcus Tyrrell and closer David Ledbetter. $10.

"HOW TO CATCH CREATION," through Aug. 28, on-demand online through Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland, 800-219-8161, osfashland.org. Video of OSF's 2019 production, a contemporary play about legacy, life and love. Tickets $15 single, or $25 with "Water By the Spoonful" in September.

"WATER BY THE SPOONFUL," Sept. 1-25, on-demand online through Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland, 800-219-8161, osfashland.org. Video of OSF's 2014 production, a groundbreaking play challenging notions of family, forgiveness, community and courage. Tickets $15 single, or $25 with "How to Catch Creation" in August (see above).

"BROADWAY'S BEST BAD GIRLS," 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. 2 p.m. Sundays, Sept. 3-19, Ghostlight Playhouse, 115 E. Main St., Medford, 541-690-8810, randalltheatre.com. Concert-style revue of songs from Broadway musicals. Tickets on sale soon.

"THE BOOK OF WILL," 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 1:30 p.m. Sundays, through Sept. 5, Collaborative Theater Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055, ctpmedford.org. Two aging actors set about the task of publishing, in a single volume, all the plays of their late friend William Shakespeare. Tickets $30 adults, $25, seniors and students, online and by phone.

"BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY," 1 p.m. Thursdays, Saturday and Sundays, and 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Mondays and Wednesdays, through Sept. 5, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, oregoncabaret.com. The story of Buddy Holly's rise to fame and the fateful night he died. Tickets $29, $39 and $43.

SLAPHAPPY COMEDY, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13, Ghostlight Playhouse, 115 E. Main St., Medford, 541-690-8810, ghostlightplayhouse.com. Stand-up comedy with host Nic Lanier, openers Sammy Edan and Sam Bloom, featuring Alvin Duke and closer Shannon Battle, for 18 and older. $10.

"FANNIE: THE MUSIC AND LIFE OF FANNIE LOU HAMER," 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, through Oct. 9, Allen Elizabethan Theatre, Ashland, 800-219-8161, osfashland.org. The story of Mississippi-born civil and voting rights activist, told through song. Tickets $35. Masks and proof of vaccination or recent negative COVID test results required.

Douglas County

"THE LION KING JR." 7:30 p.m. Aug. 19-20, 1 and 7:30 p.m. Aug. 21, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 22, Wildlife Safari, 1790 Safari Road, Winston, 541-672-2532, uact-theatre.com. A condensed version of the story of a young lion named Simba, newborn cub of King Mufasa, who is betrayed by his murderous uncle.

"MADNESS, MURDER & MATRIMONY — OR — HAVE SOME MADEIRA M'DEAR," 6 p.m. Aug. 20-21, Aug. 27-28, Grand Victorian Theatre, 828 N. Old Pacific Highway, Myrtle Creek, 541-863-5000. Comedic melodrama about a wedding, the family jewels and Ruthless Rogue and his cohorts, plus an evil laugh contest and prizes. Tickets $45 for dinner and show, $15 for show only.

CHILD'S PLAY

Josephine County

KINDERMUSIK IT'S MUSIC DAY PLAYDATE, 11 a.m.-noon Aug. 21, Music4Kids Learning Center, 141 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-582-0123, www.music4kids.com. 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 Kindermusik CD and instrument for each child. $20 per child, $5 per sibling, advance reservations online.

CAMP EEK, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Friday, weekly sessions through Sept. 3, Wildlife Images, 11845 Lower River Road, Grants Pass, 541-476-0222, wildlifeimages.org. Kids 6-11 play games, make crafts, explore the outdoors, meet animal ambassadors. $120 per week for members, $140 per week for nonmembers, advance registration.

Jackson County

BILINGUAL STORYWALK, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 30-Sept. 6, William Mott Memorial Park, 2190 Jeremy St., Central Point, 116 S. Third St., Central Point, 541-664-3228. Families can stroll through the park at their own pace to read "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" in English and Spanish. Free.

VIRTUAL SATURDAY STORYTIME, 11 a.m. Saturdays, online through Barnes & books for children on Barnes & Noble Facebook page or YouTube channel. Free.

SCIENCEWORKS, 1500 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6767, scienceworksmuseum.org. Exhibits and activities related to energy, anatomy, chemistry, perception, motion, engineering. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday; attendance is limited; order tickets in advance online or by phone; admission $8-$12.50, $3 every first Sunday. Free online activities also available.

ART

Josephine County

GALLERY ONE AT THE MUSEUM, 229-B S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1218. Pottery by Susan Paul-Williams and photography by Michael Williams, through August.

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. "Painting Outside," plein air paintings by Ilene Gienger-Stanfield, through Sept. 10.

THE HIVVE, 164 S.E. G St., Grants Pass, 541-450-9091. Drawings with acrylic on canvas, airbrush with colored pencils and graphite by Dan Kennedy, through September.

SOUTHERN OREGON GUILD GALLERY, 24353 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-659-3858. "Bursting Forth, Moving Foward," artwork created by gallery members during the pandemic sequester, through Oct. 25.

Jackson County

THIRD FRIDAY ART WALK, 5-8 p.m. Aug. 20, throughout Medford. Local galleries and businesses hold receptions for art viewers. Free.

ART & SOUL GALLERY, 247 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-9006. "Adornment," mixed media paintings by Eric Peterson, through Aug. 31. Exhibit also accessible on the gallery's website and YouTube channel.

ART PRESENCE ART CENTER, 206 Fifth St., Jacksonville, 541-899-3759, art-presence.org. "Art Dreams," monotype prints, drawings and paintings by Denise Kester, through Sept. 12; viewed in person or take a virtual tour on gallery's website.

FIBER ARTS COLLECTIVE, 37 N. Third St., Ashland, fiberartscollective.com. "Urban Hieroglyphys, images of pavement etched onto fabric by Chris Carpenter, through August, plus work by about 30 artists, including sewing, dyeing, knitting, crocheting, embroidering and felting, collage, painting, printing, stenciling, beading and assemblage pieces.

GALLERIE KARON, 300 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-9008. "Safari II" art by Jane and Vernon Lawhorne, Judy Benson Le Neir and artists of Africa, through August.

HANSON HOWARD GALLERY, 89 Oak St. Ashland, 541-488-2562. Paintings by Jhenna Quinn Lewis, woodblock prints by Millie Whipplesmith Plank and ceramic sculpture by Penelope Dews, Aug. 19-Oct. 9, Exhibits also accessible on the gallery's website.

ROGUE GALLERY, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, 541-772-8118. Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts: Printmaking Works from the Permanent Collection, through Sept. 24; new work by gallery members, through Aug. 27; reception 5:30-8 p.m. Sept. 17.

SCHNEIDER MUSEUM OF ART, Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Street, Ashland, 541-552-6245, sma.sou.edu. "Digital Fibers — 1975 to Present," algorithmic drawings and textiles. digital paintings, fiber art and woven tapestries by Joan Truckenbrod, through Sept. 16. Admission free, suggested $5 donation.

Douglas County

UMPQUA VALLEY ARTS CENTER, 1624 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-672-2532. Umpqua Plein Air Exhibit, Young Artists in Plein Air Exhibit and items from the permanent collection, Aug. 28- Oct. 29. Gallery is open to in person visits by appointment; call to RSVP.

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

GOLD HILL LIBRARY BOOK CLUB, 3-4 p.m. Aug. 20, jcls.org, 541-855-1994. Book discussion group reads "The Midnight Library" by Matt Haig, via Zoom; free, advance registration.

TWEEN BOOK CLUB, 2-3 p.m. Aug. 21, jcls.org, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "Song for a Whale" by Lynne Kelly, via Zoom. Free.

BRAIN BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP, 3-5 p.m. Aug. 24, jcls.org, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "The Nordic Theory of Everything: In Search of a Better Life" by Anu Partanen, via Zoom. Free.

UNCLE TOM'S CABIN BOOK DISCUSSION CLUB, 10-11:30 a.m. Sundays through Aug. 29, jcls.org, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "Uncle Tom's Cabin" by Harriet Beecher Stowe as a springboard to talk on the evolution of anti-racism in the US, via Zoom. Free.

SUMMER READING PROGRAM, through Aug. 31, Jackson County Library Services, jcls.org. Theme is "Readers are Leaders," with online programs, take-and-make kits, recommended readings for all ages.

BOOKS@NOON, noon-1 p.m. Sept. 7, online, 541-774-6996, jcls.org. Readers share about what they're reading, via Zoom; free, advance registration with Jackson County Library system.

FAIRS/FESTS

Jackson County

FESTIVAL ON THE ROGUE, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 11, Upper Rogue Regional County Park, 7660 Rogue River Drive, Shady Cove, festivalontherogue.net. Food and music, river boats, fly tying demos, casting lessons, aquarium of adult salmon and steelhead, Smokey Bear, educational exhibits, raffles, artisan and craft booths. Free admission.

MISCELLANY

Josephine County

FRONT PORCH QUILT SHOW, online, ongoing, msquilters.com. Members of the Mountain Stars Quilters Guild show quilts, with a different theme each month. August themes are "Garden Harvest" and "How Grows My Garden."

SCHOOL SUPPLIES & CLOTHING FAIR, 9 a.m.-2 p.m Aug. 28, Grants Pass Merlin Moose Lodge, 330 Merlin Ave., Merlin., 541-659-0579. Giveaways of free school supplies and clothing for kids and families in need,

NONPROFIT BOOK SALE, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 28, in the parking lot at Oregon Books, 150 N.E. E St., Grants Pass, 541-476-3132. Book sales to benefit local nonprofit organizations, including the Rogue Valley Humane Society, Josephine County Historical Society, JOE's Place, Our Foster Kids, KS Wild.

SOUTHERN OREGON FLEA MARKET, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 28, Commercial Building, Josephine County Fairgrounds, 1451 Fairgrounds Road, Grants Pass, 541-295-5986. More than 100 tables of items. Admission free.

CORVETTE SHOW & SHINE, 9 a.m.-2 p.m Sept. 4, Jim Sigel Automotive, 1601 N.E. Seventh St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0811, sovette.com. Corvette owners converge to show off their rides. Free.

WESTERN DANCE, 6-10 p.m. Fridays, Ralph's Place, 4570 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-291-0114. Live western music and dance. $5 donation.

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. Check Friends of Jo Co Fairgrounds Bingo Facebook page for COVID-19 updates.

Jackson County

SUMMER THURSDAYS AT HANLEY FARM, 4-8 p.m. Thursdays, through Sept. 2, Hanley Farm, 1053 Hanley Road, Central Point, 541-773-6536, ext. 202. The farm is open for picnics, self-guided garden tours and interior video tours ($3-$5) and special programs. Aug. 19 is Family Heritage Fair, Part II; Aug. 21, Music by Bob Howarth and ice cream social;, $10 per family, up to five; Aug. 26, 4-H demonstrations. Admission is free.

MOVIES IN THE PARK, dusk Aug. 20, Bear Creek Park, 757 Highland Drive, Medford, 541-774-2400. Showing of "The Princess Bride." Free; movies continue Fridays through Aug. 27.

EVENING OF JEWISH STORYTELLING, 7 p.m. Aug. 21, online via Zoom, through Havurah Synagogue, Ashland, 541-488-7716, havurahshirhadash.org. Storytellers from Portland join local tellers with stories of heroes, tricksters, wise folks and fools; free; contact ayala@ashlandhavuraH.org to get the link.

TALENT EVENING MARKET, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 27, Old Town Park, Main and John streets, Talent, 408-540-8077. Handmade crafts, fresh organic produce, prepared foods, music.

MEDFORD CRUISE, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Aug. 27, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Aug. 28, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 29, Fichtner-Mainwaring Park, 334 Holmes Ave., Medford, 541-608-8527, medfordcruise.com. Poker chip fun run, movie in the park, two show 'n' shines, downtown cruise, multicultural car show and performance event.

WALK THROUGH HISTORY, 10 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through Sept. 4, downtown Jacksonville, 541-245-3650, historicjacksonville.org. Guided outdoor walking tour to see historic landmarks, learn the area's history. Free, reservations required.

PATRIOT'S RUN, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 11, Moose Lodge, 9713 Old Stage Road, Gold Hill, 541-761-1379, househuntergp@hotmail.com. Sign-ups 9-11 a.m. for all bikes and cars, with breakfast and BBQ, 50/50 raffle, auction, live music by Mercy; $15 for one rider, $20 for two, second hand $5.

SOUTHERN OREGON WALK TO END ALZHEIMER'S, 10 a.m. Sept. 18, US Cellular Park, 300 Lowry Lane, Medford; 503-416-0213, alz.org/walk. Registration 10 a.m., ceremony, 10:45 a.m., walk 11 a.m., with promise garden flowers.

— CANCELED — "BEHIND THE COUNTER," BEEKMAN BANK TOURS, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through Sept. 5, Beekman Bank Museum, 110 W. California St., downtown Jacksonville, 41-245-3650, historicjacksonville.org.

— CANCELED — WILD ROGUE PRO RODEO, 7 p.m. Sept. 10-11, Jackson County Expo, Central Point, 541-774-8270, attheexpo.com.

— CANCELED — SOUTHERN OREGON BREWFEST, 5-10 p.m. Sept. 17, noon-8 p.m. Sept. 18, Jackson County Expo, Central Point, 541-774-8270, attheexpo.com.

RIDE THE ROGUE, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 18, Palmerton Park Rogue River, 458-229-6285, ridetherogue.com. Three rides - 67-mile, 37-mile and 20-mile routes, followed by post-ride party with food, craft beer and live music. $30, $40, $55, bbq dinner tickets $15 per person.

SOCIAL DANCING, 1:30-4 p.m. Tuesdays, Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, 3377 Table Rock Road, Central Point. Live music by Darren Kuykendall, no partners required. Admission $5-$6, free for first-time visitors. Call Joyce, 541-727-7070.

BINGO, 2:30 p.m. Saturdays, Rogue River Community Center, 132 Broadway St., Rogue River, 541-582-0609. Regular games and specials with prizes.

Douglas County

SUMMER DRIVE-IN MOVIE NIGHT, dusk Aug. 21, Douglas County Museum, 123 Museum Drive, Roseburg, 541-957-7007. Showing of "The Croods: A New Age." Free.

UMPQUA PLEIN AIR, dawn to dusk, Aug. 23-28, with orientation 3-5 p.m Aug. 29, Roseburg area, 541-672-2532, uvarts.com. Outdoor painting event for artists to celebrate "Earth, Sky, Paint." Register and get schedule of events online, $55-$60.

Willamette Valley

OREGON STATE FAIR, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Aug. 28-29, Sept. 3-6, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Aug. 30-Sept. 2, Oregon State Fairgrounds, Salem, oregonstatefair..org. Carnival rides and games, exhibits, concerts, competitions, animal shows. Advance tickets $5 for adults and children, $5 for seniors 65 and older, through Aug. 26; $8 and $6 at the gate.

CASINOS

Douglas County

SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. Schwing, through Aug. 22; Haywire Unplugged, Aug. 20-21; Foghat, Aug. 21; The Eddy Ross Band, Aug. 25-29; Gary Margason, Aug. 27-28; Tacotopia: Tequila & Music Festival, Sept. 11; Larry the Cable Guy, Sept.17; Fall Classic Rodeo, Sept. 18-19; Foreigner, Sept. 25; Daughtry, Oct. 2.

Oregon coast

CHINOOK WINDS CASINO, Lincoln City, 888-244-6665. Late Night Comedy on the COast, Sept. 17-18; DJ dance music, Fridays and Saturdays, ongoing.

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

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

THREE RIVERS CASINO, Florence, 541-997-7529. Saucy, Aug. 27-28.

Northern California

ELK VALLEY CASINO, 2500 Howland Hill Road, Crescent City, Calif., 707-464-1020.

LUCKY 7 CASINO, 350 N. Indian Road, Smith River, Calif., 707-487-7777. Caravanserai, Santana Tribute, Sept. 24

RAIN ROCK CASINO, 777 Casino Way, Yreka, California, 530-777-7246. Summer Showdown, car show, Sept. 4.


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