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All events listed are subject to last-minute changes or re-scheduling. Call or check online before heading out.


Josephine County

THE COPPER MUG COCKTAIL LOUNGE, 1320 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-295-8679, Sept. 2, Give 'Em the D, After Dark Drag Show, 8:30 p.m., $5, get tickets online; Sept. 3-4, DJ Lion, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; Wednesdays, karaoke, 9 p.m.-midnight, no cover.

CORVETTE BAR & GRILL, 1831 N.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-226-2856. Thursdays, karaoke, 6:30-10:30 p.m.; Saturdays, DJ Stefan and karaoke, 7-11 p.m.; Sundays, karaoke 6-10 p.m.; Wednesdays, DJ Stefan and karaoke, 7-11 p.m. No cover.

FLESPY'S BAR & GRILL, 670 Fruitdale Drive, Grants Pass, 541-244-1678. Sept. 4, DJ Finattik, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Sept. 9, Comedy Night, with Roy Haber and Maximilian Robert Lockwood, 7:30 p.m.; Wednesdays and Fridays, karaoke, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

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

RASCALS, 20215 Williams Highway, Williams, 541-846-9303. Sept. 5, Jokers and Jester Comedy Tour, with Jake Daniels, Tony Dijamco and Steve Mazan, 4 p.m., call for details.

SHENANIGANS AT HERB'S, 515 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-476-1668. Thursdays, karaoke, 4:30-11:30 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, karaoke, 7:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. No cover.

THE SOUND LOUNGE, 225 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-479-0712. Sept. 3, Steaksauce Mustache, The Mandala Effect, Insanity's Reign, metal, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; Sept. 4, DJ Housewife, DJ E-Minor, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. No cover.

WEEKEND BEER COMPANY, 1863 N.W. Washington Blvd., Grants Pass, 541-507-1919. 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

APPLEGATE LODGE, 15100 Highway 238, Applegate, 541-846-6082, 541-761-9353. Sept. 3, Sonny Kanahele, acoustic island ukulele, 5-8 p.m. No cover.

BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. Sept. 2, Paul Jenny, acoustic variety, 7-9 p.m.; Sept. 3-4, Paul Jenny & Tom Freeman, acoustic variety, 7-10 p.m.; Sept. 9, Nick Garrett-Powell, acoustic variety, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

THE BLACK SHEEP, 51 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6414. Tuesdays, open mic hosted by Robbie Dacosta, 7:30-9:30 p.m., no cover; Wednesdays, Pub Trivia, 7-8:30 p.m., no cover; Thursdays, karaoke, 8:30-10:30 p.m., no cover; Sundays, Celtic music session, 2-5 p.m., no cover; Sept. 12, Rogue Poetry Slam, 7-9 p.m., $5.

BLOOMSBURY BLENDS CAFE, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-0608. Sept. 2, Robbie Dacosta & Tom Stamper, rockabilly, blues, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Sept. 3, Art & Music, artwork by Tom Stamper & Mike Fitch, and live jazz music on the patio, 5-8 p.m.; Sept. 9, Shine Swing Trio, music of the Grateful Dead, 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, 7100 Old Highway 99 S, 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. Sept. 3-4, Comedy Club, 8-10 p.m., $15.

THE COPPER PLANK, 454 Highland Drive, Medford, 541-779-4031. Sept. 2, The Mics, variety, 6-8 p.m.; Sept. 9, Bim Jeam & The Sadness, blues, R&B, 6-8 p.m.; Sept. 16, Adrian Crowfly, acoustic variety, 6-8 p.m.; Tuesdays, trivia, 6 p.m. No cover.

DOWNTOWN MARKET CO., 231 E. Main St., Medford, 541-973-2233. Sept. 3, Maddy Joy, acoustic variety, 6:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

GRAPE STREET BAR & GRILL, 31 S. Grape St., Medford, 541-500-8881. Sept. 3, Saucy, rock, pop, funk, 8 p.m.-midnight, $10; Sept. 4, Who Dis Is, rock, 8 p.m.-midnight;

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

JEFFERSON SPIRITS, 404 E. Main St., Medford, 541-500-1349. Sept. 3, Nick Garrett-Powell, acoustic variety, 6-8:30 p.m.; 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. Sept. 3, Sensi Trails, rock reggae from San Diego, Perfect By Tomorrow, reggae rock from Bellingham, Washington, 7 p.m., no cover; Sept. 4, Truculence (death metal from Portland), Phenom and Hellametal, metal, hardcore punk 6-10 p.m., $7; Tuesdays, open mic and jam, 8-11 p.m., no cover.

LUCKY'S, 336 Second Ave., Gold Hill, 541-855-5547. Sept. 5, Brass Alibi, variety, 4-8 p.m. No cover.

OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. Mondays, open mic, 9-11 p.m., sign-ups at 8:30 p.m. No cover.

O'RYANS IRISH PUB, 137 E Main St Ashland, 541-482-8572. Sept. 3 G-Rad, hip hop, twerk, bass, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $3.

PHEASANT FIELDS FARM, 1865 Camp Baker Road, Medford, 541-535-3873. Sept. 9, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic variety, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

THE ROGUE GRAPE, 515 Bigham Knoll, Jacksonville, 541-622-8622. Sept. 9, Thirsty Thursday: Fashion, Food & All Things Fall, booths from Kitchen Krafts By Kaitlyn, Fig & Fern Clothing Boutique, 5-8 p.m.

TAP & VINE at 559, 559 Medford Center, Medford, 541-500-1632. Sept. 5, Calysta Cheyenne & Tim Church, 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. Sept. 3, The John Dough Boys, punkabilly, and Circus Enigma, aerial performers, 6 p.m., $5 advance, $10 door.


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. Sept. 4, Dayton Mason, gypsy jazz guitar, 1-4 p.m. No cover.

SCHMIDT FAMILY VINEYARDS, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9985. Sept. 3, Lady & The Tramp, variety, 5-8 p.m.; Sept. 4, American Contraband, rock, 2-5 p.m. No cover.

Jackson County

ANCHOR VALLEY WINE CELLAR, 150 S. Oregon St., Jacksonville, 541-702-2355. Sept. 3, Bim Jeam & The Sadness, R&B, blues, 6-8 p.m.; Sept. 4, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic variety, 6-78 p.m. No cover. Call for reservations. No cover, call for reservations.

AURORA VINES VINEYARD, 2287 Pioneer Road, Talent, 551-535-5287. Sept. 4, David Cahalan, acoustic variety, 3-5 p.m. No cover.

BELLE FIORE WINERY, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland, 541-552-4900. Sept. 2, Shine Swing Duo, swing, jazz, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Sept. 3, Blades of Grass, bluegrass, Americana, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Sept. 5, Rod Patrone, classical and jazz guitar, 5-7 p.m. No cover, call for reservations.

DAISY CREEK VINEYARD, 675 Shafer Lane, Jacksonville, 541-899-8329. Sept. 3, Dayton Mason, gypsy jazz guitar, 5-7 p.m.; Sept. 4, Shae & Jenni, variety, 5-7 p.m.; Sept. 5, J Brothers, rock, blues, funk, 1:30-4:30 p.m. No cover, call for reservations.

DANCIN' VINEYARDS, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford, 541-245-1133. Sept. 3, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic variety, 5-7 p.m.; Sept. 8, David Cahalan, acoustic variety, 5-7 p.m. No cover.

DUNBAR FARMS, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-414-3363. Sept. 3, Adam Gabriel, acoustic variety, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Sept. 4, Shireen Amini, conscious music, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Sept. 10, Hollis and Hayworth, acoustic variety, 5:30-7:30 p.m., no cover.

EDENVALE WINERY, 2310 Voorhies Road, Medford, 541-512-2955, ext. 2. Sept. 2, Dayton Mason, gypsy jazz guitar, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Sept. 10, Sept. 24, Salsa Brava, salsa music, dance lesson 6:30 p.m., music 7-9:30 p.m., $15-$20, reservations required.; Sept. 19, Rise & Shine, yoga, dancing, wine, food, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., $15-$20, reservations.

HUMMINGBIRD ESTATE, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point, 541-930-2650. Sept. 3, JustaDuo, easy listening, soft rock, 5:30-7:30 p.m., no cover; Sept. 5, three-course brunch, 10:30 a.m.-noon, $35, reservations. Events are outdoors; get advance tickets online.

NAUMES SUNCREST WINERY, 1950 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-608-1755. Sept. 5, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic variety, 2-5 p.m. No cover.

PASCHAL WINERY, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-535-7957. Sept. 2, Jazz Mafia, 7:30-9:30 p.m.; Sept. 9, Jefferson Classical Guitar Society, 6-8:30 p.m. No cover.

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

Sept. 5, Mostly Harmless, eclectic acoustic trio, 3-5 p.m. No cover, call for reservations.

RELLIK WINERY, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point, 541-499-0449. Sept. 2, Frankie Hernandez, rock, reggae, funk, Latin, 5-7 p.m.; Sept. 4, Lily Jo's Revolution, alt folk, 4-6 p.m.; Sept. 5, Scarlet, variety, 4-6 p.m. Music is outside, no cover, call for reservations.

ROXYANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. Sept. 3, Deluxe Band, rock, 6-8 p.m., $7-$10; Sept. 5, JustaDuo, easy listening, light rock, 4-6 p.m.p.m., $5; Sept. 8, Lily Jo's revolution, indie folk, 5-7 p.m.; $7-$10. Call for reservations or reserve tickets online.

SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. Sept. 3, Mark Hill, acoustic variety, 6-8 p.m.; Sept. 4, Blue Lightning, classic rock, 6-8 p.m., $7; Sept. 8, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic variety, 6-8 p.m., no cover. Call for reservations.

STONERIVER VINEYARD, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent, 541-631-9583. Sept. 4, Bim Jeam & The Sadness, R&B, blues, 5-7 p.m., outdoors. No cover. Call for reservations.

TRIUM WINES, 203 E. Main St., Talent, 541-625-9100. Sept. 3, Mostly Harmless, eclectic acoustic music, 5-7 p.m. No cover, call or text for reservations.


Josephine County

GHOST BOMBERS, 6-8 p.m. Sept. 2, Jubilee Park, Cave Junction, 541-592-3326. Freak wave, for Illinois Valley Concerts in the Park. Free.

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. Masks required.

FUNQDAQIT, 6-8 p.m. Sept. 9, Jubilee Park, Cave Junction, 541-592-3326. Pop rock, hip hop, for Illinois Valley Concerts in the Park. Free.

LIBERTY QUARTET, 6 p.m. Sept. 18, Merlin Community Baptist Church, 361 Galice Road, Merlin, 541-476-3901. Gospel music ministry. Free.

Jackson County

— CANCELED — PORTUGAL, THE MAN, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 2, Britt Hill, Jacksonville, 541-773-6077, 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. Masks and proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test required.

CHICAGO, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 3, Britt Hill, Jacksonville, 541-773-6077, 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. Masks and proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test required.

THE BEACH BOYS, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8, Britt Hill, Jacksonville, 541-773-6077, California rock, with pre-concert music to be announced in the Britt Performance Garden at 6 p.m. Tickets $69 reserved, $43 lawn, $33 child lawn. Masks and proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test required.

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

FREE CREATURES, 6 p.m. Sept. 10, Callahan's Mountain Lodge, Interstate 5 Exit 6, south of Ashland, 541-482-1299. Hip-hop jazz, with Wind Fields opening, for the Callahan's Mountain Vibes Music Series 2021. Tickets $25 at

38 SPECIAL, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 10, Britt Hill, Jacksonville, 541-773-6077, Southern rock, with Ben Rice opening, and pre-concert music to be announced in the Britt Performance Garden at 6 p.m. Tickets $56 reserved, $39 lawn, $29 child lawn. Masks and proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test required.

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

HOG WILD, 7-10 p.m. Sept. 10, Oak Knoll Golf Course, 3070 Highway 66, Ashland, 541-482-4311. Classic rock, outdoors. Free.

ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONY — MASTERWORKS 1: SURPRISED SURRENDER, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 10, 3 p.m. Sept. 11-12, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-708-6400, Cellist Cicely Parnas joins the orchestra to perform works by Saint-Georges, Tchaikovsky and Haydn. Tickets by subscription only.

MICHAEL FRANTI & SPEARHEAD, 7 p.m. Sept. 12, Britt Hill, Jacksonville, 541-773-6077, Fell good music, with Mike Love opening and pre-concert music to be announced in the Britt Performance Garden at 6 p.m. Tickets $52 reserved, $41 lawn, $31 child lawn. Masks and proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test required.

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

NIKKI GLASER, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19, Britt Hill, Jacksonville, 541-773-6077, Comedy, with opening artist TBD, and pre-concert music to be announced in the Britt Performance Garden at 6 p.m. Tickets $45 reserved, $39 lawn, not recommended for children. Masks and proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test required.

DANCING SPIRIT DRUM, 8 p.m. Sept 22, Allen Elizabethan Theatre, Ashland, 800-219-8161, Northwest tribal performance group shares songs, dances, stories. Tickets $15. Masks and proof of vaccination — or recent negative COVID test results — required.

ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONY — MASTERWORKS 2: AUTUMN SHINES, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8, SOU Music Recital Hall, Ashland; 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-708-6400, Violinist Tomas Cotik joins the orchestra to perform works by Gounod, Piazzola, Vivaldi. Tickets by subscription only.

Portland area

WATERFRONT CONCERT & FESTIVAL, 1 p.m. Sept. 4, Tom Mccall Waterfront Park, 1020 N.W. Naito Parkway, Portland, Performances by local artists including PDX Jazz Mastersa, Portland Taiko, Saeeda Wright, Chris Pureka, Joaquin Lopez and more, concluding with the Oregon Symphony at 7 p.m. Free.


Josephine County

—CANCELED — "SHREK THE MUSICAL," Sept. 3-12, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-450-9778.,

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

"THE BEST OF BROADWAY'S 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, Concert-style revue of songs from Broadway musicals. In-person tickets $18 per person advance, $20 per person at the door, livestream ticket is $15 per household.

"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, Two aging actors set about the task of punishing, 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, 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, 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.

"POIROT: MURDER ON THE LINKS," 1 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sept. 16-Nov. 7, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, Adaptation based on Agatha Christie mystery featuring Belgian detective Hercule Poirot. Tickets $25, $39 and $43.

JOKER AND JESTER COMEDY TOUR, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 20, Ghostlight Playhouse, 115 E. Main St., Medford, 541-690-8810, Stand-up comedy with Jake Daniels and Tony Dijamco for 18 and older. Ticket prices not available.

"WATER BY THE SPOONFUL," through Sept. 25, on-demand through Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland, 800-219-8161, Video of OSF's 2014 production, a groundbreaking play challenging notions of family, forgiveness, community and courage. Tickets $15 single.

"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, 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.


Jackson County

BILINGUAL STORYWALK, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. through 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, 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.


Josephine County

GALLERY ONE AT THE MUSEUM, 229-B S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1218. Watercolor paintings by Marianne Nielsen, through September; artist reception 5-8 p.m. Sept. 3.

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; artist reception 5-8 p.m. Sept. 3, with the artist on hand 5:30-7 p.m.

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. Open by appointment only, contact 541-659-3858 or

Jackson County

ASHLAND GALLERY WALK, 5-8 p.m. Sept. 3, downtown Ashland, 541-488-8430, Artists' receptions at downtown galleries.

ART & SOUL GALLERY, 247 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-9006. "Splash," intuitive abstract expressionism in watercolor by Lynda Hoffman-Snodgrass, through Sept. 26. Exhibit also accessible on the gallery's website and YouTube channel.

ART PRESENCE ART CENTER, 206 Fifth St., Jacksonville, 541-899-3759, "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.

HANSON HOWARD GALLERY, 89 Oak St. Ashland, 541-488-2562. Oil paintings by Jhenna Quinn Lewis, woodblock prints by Millie Whipplesmith Plank and stylized ceramic sculpture by Penelope Dews, through 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; reception 5:30-8 p.m. Sept. 17.

SCHNEIDER MUSEUM OF ART, Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Street, Ashland, 541-552-6245, "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.


Josephine County

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

Jackson County

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

EAGLE POINT BOOK CLUB, 2-3:15 p.m. Sept. 7,, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "And The Mountains Echoed" by Khaled Hosseini, via Zoom. Free.

MEDFORD LIBRARY BOOK CHAT, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Aug. 10, 541-774-6996, Book discussion group reads "The Overstory" by Richard Powers, via Zoom. Free.

BUSINESS BOOK DISCUSSION, noon-1 p.m. Sept. 15, 541-774-6996, Group discuss works of inclusive leadership, via Zoom. Free; get book list at

GOLD HILL LIBRARY BOOK CLUB, 3-4 p.m. Sept. 17,, 541-855-1994. Book discussion group reads "Children of the Land" by Marcello Hernandez, via Zoom; free, advance registration.


Josephine County

LABOR DAY FESTIVAL, Sept. 4-6, Jubilee Park, Cave Junction, 541-254-4161. Parade, Tuff trucks, game booths, karaoke contests, Harley raffle.

Jackson County

VIRTUAL FESTIVAL ON THE ROGUE, 7 a.m.-10 p.m. Sept. 11-12, online, In-person event has been changed to online only, with several dozen videos on themes of appreciating the Rogue River watershed's natural wonders and recreational opportunities and passing them forward. Free.

WORLD FILM WEEK, Sept. 17-30, online through Ashland Independent Film Festival and Varsity Theatre, and 7 p.m. Sept. 18 at Butler Bandshell in Lithia Park, Ashland, Screenings of 14 films from 15 countries. Tickets $8-$10 per film, a seven-film pass is $49-$60.


Josephine County

FRONT PORCH QUILT SHOW, online, ongoing, Members of the Mountain Stars Quilters Guild show quilts, with a different theme each month. September theme is "As Autumn Leaves Fall."

CORVETTE SHOW, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m Sept. 4, Jim Sigel Automotive, 1601 N.E. Seventh St., Grants Pass, 541-659-0132, Corvette owners converge to show off their rides. Free.

FRIDAY FAMILY FUN NIGHT, 6-9 p.m. Sept. 10, LifeLink Church, 2600 New Hope Road, Grants Pass, 541-916-8214. Bounce houses, water slides, hayrides, children's games, food court with both indoor and outdoor dining and live music. Everything is free except the food.

— CANCELED — CAR SWAP MEET, Sept. 12, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass.

GELLYBALL WARS, 4-9 p.m Sept. 17, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sept. 18, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 19, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-761-8894. Team play arena, free play area for any age, a free play area for ages 9 and younger. plus bounce houses, snack bar. Free admission; $10 bracelet for unlimited daily access to bounce houses, grenade of jelly balls $5 each or $20 for five tickets,

SOUTHERN OREGON FLEA MARKET, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 18, Commercial Building, Josephine County Fairgrounds, 1451 Fairgrounds Road, Grants Pass, 541-295-5986. More than 100 tables of items. Admission free.

RAT ROD RUKKUS, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 18, Pottsville Museum, 2400 Pleasant Valley Road, Merlin, 541-450-4429. Show of homemade custom cars, traditional and modified cars, vintage travel trailers and motorcycles, with vendors, pin-up contest, hula hoop contest, beard contest, raffle, swap meet, food vendors. $10 for participants, $3 for spectators.

VETERAN SUICIDE AWARENESS & CAR SHOW, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 18, parking lot on Fifth Street between C and D streets, Grants Pass, 541-474-5454. Show and Shine open to all makes and models,, music by the DD-214s, barbecue lunch. 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

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

SOUTHERN OREGON FLEA MARKET, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 5, Medford Armory, 1701 S. Pacific Highway, Medford, 541-295-5986. Up to 75 vendors set up outdoors in the parking lot. Free admission.

2021 BUILDERS GOLF RODEO, 8:30 a.m. Sept. 10, Eagle Point Golf Course, 100 Eagle Point Drive, Eagle Point, 541-773-2872, Four-person scramble, with breakfast 7-8:30 a.m., shotgun start at 8:30 a.m., lunch at 1:30 p.m. $550 per team, includes 18 holes, cart. food, swag; prizes for closest to the pin, closest to the line, low gross, low net scores.

HAUNTED HISTORY WALKING TOURS, 7 , 7:15, 7:30 and 7:45 p.m. Sept. 10, and 6-7 p.m. Oct. 8-9, downtown Jacksonville, 541-245-3650, Guided outdoor walking tour of some of the town's historic buildings and the restless ghosts and spirits who occupy them. Two routes: a courthouse route and a Britt Hill walk. $10 per person; reservations required.

PATRIOT'S RUN, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 11, Moose Lodge, 9713 Old Stage Road, Gold Hill, 541-761-1379, 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.

FAMILY AND FRIENDS ART DAY, noon-2 p.m. Sept. 11, 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.

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

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

UMPQUA KENNEL CLUB AKC DOG SHOWS, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 9-12, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 541-672-2127. Conformation and obedience all four days, temperament testing, trick dog testing, heart and eye clinics. Admission $5.


Douglas County

SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. Tacotopia: Tequila & Music Festival, Sept. 11; Larry the Cable Guy, Sept.17; Foreigner, Sept. 25; Daughtry, Oct. 2; Halloween Spooktacular, Oct. 30; Old Dominion, Nov. 18-19; 98 Degrees, Nov. 20.

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. UFC 266 Viewing Party, Sept. 25.

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.

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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