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Josephine County

ALIBI TAVERN, 1220 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-2854. Saturdays, karaoke, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

ART'S RED GARTER, 126 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-4222.

Fridays and Saturdays, DJ and karaoke, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Wednesdays, karaoke, 8 p.m.-2 a.m. No cover.

BLUE MONKEY NOODLE HOUSE, 144 S.E. Seventh St., Grants Pass, 541-295-8844. Aug. 31, Rogue Rhythms, positive hip hop and dance music, 8 p.m.-1 a.m., no cover; Sept. 7, The Elena Leona Project and L.A.B. all-ages hip hop, 8 p.m.-midnight, $5.

BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. Sept. 2, David Modica, acoustic guitar, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. No cover.

CEDARWOOD SALOON, 1345 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-6160. Aug. 31, J'Villians, classic rock, country, R&B, jazz, blues, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Sept. 1, The Honeymoon Killers, swampadelic rock, 9 p.m.- 1 a.m.; Thursdays, open jam, 7-11 p.m., no cover; Wednesdays, 9-ball tournament, 7-11 p.m., $5.

CHATEAU AT OREGON CAVES, 20000 Caves Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592- 3400. Sept. 1, Illinois Valley String Band, old time and contemporary Appalachian music, 4-6 p.m.; Sept. 7, Arthur Pons, piano covers, 7-9 p.m.; Sept. 9, Bob Clark, one-man band, 4-6 p;.m.; Wednesdays, poetry readings by David Hodges, 7-9 p.m. No cover.


CLIMATE CITY BREWING, 509 Southwest G Street, Grants Pass, 541-479-3725. Tuesdays, Salsa/Bachata Party, 7-9 p.m., with Latin dance lesson at 7 p.m., dancing 7:30-9 p.m., no partner necessary, $5.

COCINA 7 TAQUERIA, 132 Blodgett Road, Williams, 541-846-6666. Aug. 24, Groove Convergence, cosmic funk, 8-11 p.m., $5; Thursdays, open mic, 7 p.m., sign-ups start at 5 p.m. No cover.

DOUBLE TAPS TAPROOM AND CRAFT SPIRITS, 945 N.E. D St., Grants Pass, 541-916-8475. Sept. 6, paint and sip, painting on wood, 6:15 p.m., $40. advance reservations; Tuesdays, Trivia Night, 6-7:30 p.m. No cover.

THE G SPOT, 24099 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-592-5220. Thursdays, open mic with B Wishes, 7-11 p.m., no cover; Wednesdays, karaoke with Jammer Dave, 9 p.m.-midnight, no cover.

G STREET BAR AND GRILL, 125 S.E. G St., Grants Pass, 541-956-5427. Aug. 31, Mondo Deco, indie glam rock from Sacramento, 8 p.m.-midnight. Sept. 1, live music, 8 p.m. -midnight. No cover.

GALICE RESORT, 11744 Galice Road, Galice, 541-476-3818. Aug. 31, Willie and the Poor Boys, newgrass, 6-10 p.m.; Sept. 1, Jim Lesher & The Western Express, country, country rock, 6-10 p.m; Sept. 2, Tim Mitchell and Beats Workin', classic rock, 4-8 p.m. No cover.

THE HAUL, 121 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4991. Aug. 31, Tom Rhodes and Zachary Kibbee, rock 'n' roll LA-style, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

IRON OAR, 915 Galice Road, Merlin, 541-479-3881. Saturdays, pool tournament, 7 p.m., $6 entry.

JD'S SPORTS BAR AND BREWERY, 690 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-471-0383. Aug. 31-Sept. 1, Hot Gossip, vintage rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

THE LAUGHING CLAM, 121 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1110. Aug. 31, Brooks Crossing, covers, 7-10 p.m.; Sept. 1, Cover 3, eclectic acoustic trio, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

MCGREW'S, 33105 Redwood Highway, O'Brien, 541-596-2202. Aug. 24, Funk Dub, reggae, dub, hip hop, 9 p.m.-midnight, outdoor stage (smoke conditions permitting), $5.

MUG SHOTS, 145 N.E. Mill St., Grants Pass, 541-479-6212. Fridays, karaoke, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

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

RIVER'S EDGE, 1936 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-244-1182. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, Scott Head or David Modica, acoustic rock, blues, jazz, folk guitar, 5:30- 8 p.m. No cover.

ROYAL BARGE THAI CUISINE, 120 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-474-6942. Aug. 24, Phil King, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

SHENANIGANS AT HERB'S, 515 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-476-1668. Aug. 31-Sept. 1, Funqdaquit, funk, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Sunday-Thursdays, karaoke 8 p.m.-2 a.m.; Thursdays, karaoke 3-7 p.m. No cover.

THE SOUND LOUNGE, 225 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-479-0712. Aug. 30, Burlesque Bingo, fun and games, 7-9 p.m., $5; Aug. 30, Elena Leona Carbajal, soulful blues, 9-11 p.m.; Aug. 31, Lost Ox, Americana, progressive rock, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; Sept. 1 Refresh DJ, 8 p.m.-2 a.m.; Sept. 2, John Dough Boys, folk-bluegrass, country-punk, 9 p.m.- midnight; Sept. 6, Phantom Witch, Alpha Structure, Vomittface, metal show, 9 p.m.-midnight.

TAYLOR'S COUNTRY STORE, 202 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541- 592-5358. Aug. 31, Tim Wallace and Michelle LeComte, jazz, standards, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

THE WHAMMY BAR, 1620 Williams Highway, Grants Pass, 541-479-0910. Sept. 6, open mic jam, 8-11 p.m.; Wednesdays, 9-ball tournament, 7 p.m. No cover.

WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. Sept. 1,Guppy, acoustic Americana, 6-9 p.m.; Wednesdays, open mic, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

WILD RIVER PUB, 533 N.E. F St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4456. Sept. 20, acoustic jam, 6-9 p.m.; Tuesdays, Mike Brons, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

WOLF CREEK INN, 100 Front St., Wolf Creek, 541-866-2474. Sept. 1, Artful Rain, American and English folk duo, 7-9 p.m.; Sept. 7, Lovely, female folk duo, 7-9 p.m.; Sept. 8, Lumina's Heart, Celtic pop duo with harp and historical clothing, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

Jackson County

BAMBOO ROOM AT KING WAH'S, 1182 Court St., Medford, 541-772-1820. Aug. 30, Armed 4 Apocalypse, Deathbed Confessions, Dead Leslie, Insanitarium, 7 p.m.; Aug. 31, 3 Day Holocaust, Easy Death, Phake, Something on the Wing, 7 p.m.; Sept. 1, Bibster, 7 p.m.; Sept. 3, Phantom Witch, Bathophobia, 7 p.m. Cover charges vary.

BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. Aug. 30, Charles & Linda, flamenco, 7-910 p.m.; Aug. 31-Sept. 1, Charles Guy and Sonido Alegre, Spanish, flamenco, 8-11 p.m.; Sept. 6, Nick Garrett Powell and Shae Celine, jazz, standards, blues, 7-10 p.m.; Sept. 7, Not Too Shabby, pop, rock, contemporary, 8-11 p.m. Sept. 8, Danielle Kelly, soul, Motown, 8-11 p.m.; Sept. 13, Nick Garrett Powell and Shae Celine, jazz, standards, blues, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

THE BLACK SHEEP, 51 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6414. Sept. 1, Robbie Da Costa Trio, rockabilly, R&B, blues, 9-11:30 p.m., $5; -11 p.m., $5; Sept. 2, Sam Warner, singer-songwriter, 7-9 p.m.; Tuesdays, open mic with Robbie DaCosta, 8:30-10:30 p.m.; Wednesdays, Magic Night, 6-9 p.m.; Thursdays, dart tournament, 7:30 p.m., game night, 8 p.m.; Sundays, Celtic music, 2-5 p.m. No cover, unless noted.

BOOMTOWN SALOON, 105 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-702-2252.

Sept. 1, Saucy, classic rock, pop, 8:30 p.m.-midnight, no cover; Wednesdays, acoustic open mic, 7:30-10:30 p.m. No cover.

BRICKROOM, 35 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6030. Sept. 25, Bryan John Appleby and Tomten, pop, 9 p.m., $5; Sept. 28, Mimicking Birds, folk-rock, 9 p.m., $5.

CALLAHAN'S MOUNTAIN LODGE, Interstate 5 Exit 6, south of Ashland, 541-482-1299. Saturdays through Wednesdays, Ken Hart, guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m.; Thursdays and Fridays, John Hollis, guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m., no cover.

CATTLEMEN'S, 108 Depot St., Rogue River, 541-582-1631. Tuesdays and Thursdays, karaoke, 8 p.m. No cover,

CHADWICKS PUB AND SPORTS BAR, 2300 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-770-1234. Aug. 31-Sept. 1, Comedy Night with opener Steven Tye, and headliner Carlos Rodriguez, 8-10 p.m. $10, karaoke after comedy.

THE EDGE NIGHTCLUB & PATIO, 25 S. Riverside, Medford. Fridays and Saturdays, DJ dance music, 10 p.m., no cover.

4 DAUGHTERS IRISH PUB, 126 W. Main St., Medford, 541-779-4455. Saturdays, Jug of Punch, Irish music, 4-6 p.m. No cover.

GRAPE STREET BAR & GRILL, 31 S. Grape St., Medford, 541-500-8881. Aug. 30, Saraleno, Latin dance class and social, 8-10:30 p.m., $7; Aug. 30, Ring of Trees, rock, pop, 8 p.m.-midnight; Sept. 1, Scott William Perry, 8 p.m.-midnight; Sept. 4, Southern Oregon Jazz Orchestra, swing, big band, 7-9 p.m.; Sept. 5, line dancing, 6-9 p.m.; Sept. 6, Doug and Greg, 7-10 p.m.

HABANEROS, 142 N. Front St., Medford, 541-779-9770. Aug.31-Sept. 1, The Giantess, roots blues, jazz, funk, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

THE HOMESTEAD PUB , 119 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-299-0644. Sept. 1, Brass Alibi, classic rock, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

HOWIEE'S ON FRONT, 16 N. Front St., Medford, 541-773-5767. Aug. 24, Frankie Hernandez, rock, reggae, funk, soul, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Aug. 24, Shae Celine and Nick Garrett Powell, standards, jazz, blues, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Wednesdays, Trivia Night, 7-10 p.m.; Thursdays, 1980s DJ dance music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

IPUB, 137 E. Main St, Ashland, 541-482-8572. Wednesdays, karaoke, 10 p.m. No cover.

J'VILLE TAVERN, 125 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1170. Aug. 31, Parole Denied, swamp rock, 9 p.m.-midnight; Sept. 7, Brian Risling and Airtight Alibi,funk, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

JAMMIN' SALMON, 6401 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-299-0888. Aug. 25, Forest, with James Taylor, 8-11 p.m., no cover.

JEFFERSON SPIRITS, 404 E. Main St., Medford, 541-622-8190. Sundays, open mic with The Robbie DaCosta Trio, blues, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

JOHNNY B'S ROCKIN' DINER, 120 E. Sixth St., Medford, 541-773-1900. Sept. 1, Rock 'n' roll Suicides, Grumbler, 9 p.m.; Sept. 3, Dirty Rugs, rock from Seattle, with Montmany Shrieks, 7-10 p.m.; Sept. 5, Ben Basic, Trashfire Marsh Mellows, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Sept. 7, Henry Chadwick Band, 9 p.m.-midnight; Sept. 11, Something United, WonderStump, Death Plant, 8-11 p.m.; Sept. 13, Chernobyl the Secret, Scylla, more bands, 6 p.m.-2 a.m. Cover charges vary.

LA BAGUETTE MUSIC CAFE, 340 A St., Ashland, 541-482-0855. Sept. 1, Doug Warner, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Sept. 5, La Baguette House Band, 10 a.m.; Sept. 8, Thor Polson Trio, jazz, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Sept. 12, La Baguette House Band,10 a.m.-noon. Cover charges vary.

LUNA CAFE & MERCANTILE, 2525 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-482-3372. Aug. 29, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop duo, 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover.

MORRTON'S, 980 Phoenix Road, Medford, 541-772-3154. Sept. 7, Rodeo Flyer, light rock, pop, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. Aug. 30, Wicked Shallows, 9 p.m.; Sept. 1, Henry Chadwick, 9-11 p.m.; Sept. 2 Jason Mc Cue, 9:30 p.m.; Sundays, Corner Boys, Irish, 6-9 p.m.; Mondays, open mic, 9 p.m. No cover.

PIER 21, 841 Stewart Ave., Medford, 541-776-3263. Aug. 31, Rickishane, rock, 9 p.m.-midnight; Sept. 1, The Spiral Kings, classic rock, 9 p.m.-midnight; Wednesdays and Thursdays, open jam night, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

ROCKY TONK SALOON & GRILL, 333 E. Main St., Medford, 541-973-2887. Tuesdays and Fridays, free line dance lessons, 7-9 p.m., no cover.

THE SCHOOLHAUS BREWHAUS, 525 Bigham Knoll Drive, Jacksonville, 541-899-1000. Aug. 30, Movie in the Biergarten "Breakfast Club," 8:30 p.m.; Aug. 31, Saucy, classic and contemporary rock, funk, disco, 7-9 p.m.; Sept. 2, Brunch Music, noon-2 p.m. No cover.

SMITHFIELDS PUB & PIES, 23 S. Second St., Ashland, 541-482-7437. Mondays, Robbie DaCosta and Friends, rockabilly, blues, 8-11 p.m.; Tuesdays, karaoke, 9-11:30 p.m.; Thursdays, trivia, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

STANDING STONE BREWING COMPANY, 101 Oak St., Ashland, 541-482-2448. Sept. 23, Gina Villalobos and Amee Chapman, country, blues, soul, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

THE TALENT CLUB, 114 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-2721. Aug. 30, Marty O'Reilly and the Old Soul Orchestra, roots music, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10; Sept. 1, Red Would Day Dream, featuring Skyler Squiglio of 100 Watt Mind, rock, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10; Sept. 7, Life During Wartime, music of the Talking Heads, 9 p.m.-midnight, $15; Sept. 15, Caitlin Jemma, country blues, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10; Sept. 19, One Grass Two Grass, old-time string band music, with Eight Dollar Mountain, bluegrass, opening, 9 p.m.-midnight, $15.

TOUVELLE LODGE, 9367 Table Rock Road, Central Point, 541-826-4855. Sept. 9, Hog Wild, classic rock, soul, blues, 2-6 p.m. No cover.

URBAN CORK, 330 N. Fir St., Medford, 541-500-8778. Aug. 31, Ben Gault, piano-bass duo, 5-7 p.m. No cover.

WALKABOUT BREWING, 921 Mason Way, Medford, 541-734-4677. Aug. 31, Haven Yates, singer-songwriter, 7-9 p.m., outdoor show. No cover.

WILD GOOSE CAFE & BAR, 2365 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-488- 4103. Aug. 30, Justin Gordon and the AAA Allstars, 8-11 p.m.; Aug. 31, Dave Scoggin Duo, 6-8 p.m., karaoke, 8:30-11 p.m.; Sept. 1, karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Sept. 2, Jim Quinby, 6-8 p.m., Little Thom's open mic, 8-11 p.m.; Sept. 3, TSA Trio, 8-11 p.m.; Sept. 5, Gene's Themed open mike, 8-11 p.m.; Sept. 6, Jimmy Pinwheel Band, 8-11 p.m.; Sept. 7, David Scoggin Duo, 6-8 p.m., karaoke 8:30-11 p.m.; Sept. 8, karaoke, 8:30-11 p.m.; Sept. 9, Jim Quinby, 6-8 p.m., Little Thom's open mic, 8-11 p.m.; Sept. 10, Blue Notes, 7-10 p.m.; Sept. 11, Justin Gordon and the AAA All-stars, 8-11 p.m; Sept. 12, Q&A Duo, 8-11 p.m.; Sept. 13, Craig Martin & Friends, 7-10 p.m. No cover.


Josephine County

DEER CREEK VINEYARDS, 2680 Deer Creek Road, Selma, 541-597-4226. Sept. 9, Reverberays, surf rock, 2-5 p.m. No cover.

PLAISANCE RANCH, 16955 Water Gap Road, Williams, 541-846-7175. Sept. 28, Wine Down with David Pinsky, Phil Newton and Over the Moon. 5:30-8:30 p.m., $5.

SCHMIDT FAMILY VINEYARDS, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9985. Aug. 31, Lady & The Tramp, variety,6 -8 p.m.; Sept. 1, Mark Hill, acoustic, 1-4 p.m.; Sept. 2, Marc Tramonte, acoustic, 1-4 p.m. No cover.

SERRA VINEYARDS, 222 Missouri Flat Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9223. Sept. 1-3, Labor Say Weekend BBQ, with wine tasting, live music, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. $25 per person.

TROON VINEYARD, 1475 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9900. Sept. 1, International Mercedes M-100 Car Show, exhibition of private Mercedes collection, 2-4:30 p.m.; Sept. 2, Jesse Meade, acoustic, 1:30-4:30 p.m., no cover.

Jackson County

AGATE RIDGE WINERY, 1098 Nick Young Road, Eagle Point, 541-830-3050. Aug. 31, Tim Mitchell and Beats Workin', classic rock, 6-9 p.m., $5-$8; Sept. 14, The Fret Drifters, acoustic fingerstyle guitar duo, 6-9 p.m., $5-$8.

BELLE FIORE WINERY, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland, 541-552-4900. Aug. 30, Rod Petrone and Beth Martin, jazz guitar and vocals, 6-8 p.m.; Aug. 31, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-8 p.m.; Sept. 1, Rod Petrone, jazz and flamenco guitar, 6-8 p.m.; Sept. 2, Stolen Moments, jazz, 5-7 p.m.; Sept. 5, Hollis Peach, folk, 5-7 p.m. No cover.

CLIFF CREEK CELLARS AT THE VINEYARD, 1015 McDonough Road, Gold Hill, 541-855-5330. Sept. 22, Dinner in the Vines, old and new Thone varietals paired with foods, 5-7 p.m., $75-$90, advance reservations.

DANCIN' VINEYARDS, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford, 541-245-1133. Aug. 30, Ed Dunsavage Trio, jazz, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Sept. 5, Shae Celine and Don Harriss, standards, jazz, blues, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Sept. 7, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Sept. 10, Keep the C.A.T.S. Dancin' benefit for Committed Alliance to Strays, food, wine, silent auction, 5-8 p.m., RSVP to 541-779-2916 by Sept. 1. No cover.

DEL RIO VINEYARDS & WINERY, 52 N. River Road, Gold Hill, 541-855-2062. Sept. 2, Blue Lightning, rock, 3-5 p.m, no cover; Sept. 7, The Fret Drifters, acoustic fingerstyle guitar duo, 6-9 p.m., $7.50-$12.50; Sept. 8, Jade Chavis, Shae Celine, Jennifer De Puglia and Lisa Yriate, upbeat fun pop, 6-9 p.m., $7.50$12.50.

EDENVALE WINERY, 2310 Voorhies Road, Medford, 541-512-2955, ext. 2. Aug. 30, Frankie Hernandez Band, funk, soul, Latin, reggae, 6-9 p.m., $5; Sept. 7, Salsa Brava, salsa, Latin, with dance lesson at 6:30, music 7-9:30 p.m., $10; Fridays, Friday Family Night, lawn games and kids' activities, 4-8 p.m., no cover.

ENOTECA BY EDENVALE, 17 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-3377. Sundays, Sunday Funday, with games and tastings, 3-7 p.m. No cover.

GRIZZLY PEAK WINERY, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland, 541-482-5700. Aug. 31, The Rogue Suspects, funk, rock, blues, R&B, 6:30-9 p.m., $6.

KRISELLE CELLARS, 12956 Modoc Road, White City, 541-830-8466. Aug. 30, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5-7 p.m.; Sept. 7, Leonard Griffee, blues, 5-7 p.m.; Sept. 8, Phil King, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5-7 p.m. No cover.

LEDGER DAVID CELLARS, 245 N. Front St., Central Point, 541-664-2218. Sept. 1-3, Labor Day celebration with new releases, food, noon-5 p.m. No cover.

PASCHAL WINERY, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-535-7957. Aug. 31, live music, 7-9 p.m., $10; Sept. 4, Jefferson Classical Guitar Society, 6-9 p.m., no cover; Sept. 15, Band du Pays, swing, with free dance lesson, 7 p.m., music 7:30-9:30 p.m., $10.

RED LILY VINEYARDS, 11777 Highway 238, Jacksonville, 541-846-6800. Aug. 30, The Evening Shades, progressive indie rock, 6-8 p.m.; Sept. 6, Pete Herzog and Snakefat, backporch blues, 6-8 p.m.; Sept. 11, Fifth Annual Outdoor Film & Poetry Reading, with film "Before the Flood" and poetry, 6:30 p.m. No cover.

ROXY ANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. Aug. 31, Salsa Brava, salsa, Latin, 6-8 p.m., $10; Sept. 2, Millward Duo, rock, pop, classics, 3-5 p.m., no cover; Sept. 7, The Rogue Suspects, rock, blues, funk, 6-8 p.m., $5-$7; Sept. 9, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals, 3-5 p.m., no cover.

SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. Sept. 1, Adam Gabriel, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-8 p.m.; Sept. 5, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-8 p.m.; Sept. 8, Cover 3, eclectic acoustic trio, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

2 HAWK WINERY, 2335 N. Phoenix Road, Medford, 541-779-9463. Sept. 15, So Long to Summer Bash, BBQ, wine bar, performances, dancing, games, $60-$70, reservations required.

VALLEY VIEW WINERY, 1000 Upper Applegate Road, Jacksonville, 541-899-8468. Sept. 1, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop duo, 1-4 p.m. No cover.

WEISINGER'S WINERY 3150 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-488-5989. Sept. 1, Dayton Mason, acoustic guitar and vocals 2-5 p.m.; Sept. 2, Doug Warner, acoustic blues, 2-5 p.m.; Sept. 8, Jon Galfano, acoustic guitar and vocals, 2-5 p.m.; Sept. 9, Pete Herzog, backporch blues, 2-5 p.m.; Sept. 15, Allen Crutcher, acoustic Americana, 2-5 p.m. No cover.


Josephine County

RUPERT WATES, 7 p.m Aug. 31, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290, Vocalist and guitarist presents eclectic mix of acoustic folk, flavored with jazz, vaudeville and cabaret. $15.

OREGON OLD TIME FIDDLERS, 1-3 p.m. Sept. 1, Fruitdale Grange, 1440 Parkdale Drive, Grants Pass, 541-779-8145. Acoustic music jam, for all ages. Admission by donation.

JONNY LANG, 8 p.m. Sept. 1, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316. Blues, gospel, rock singer-songwriter and guitarist, with Zane Carney, for ages 21 and over. $45 general, $55 reserved.

ADAM MILLER, 6 p.m. Sept. 2, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 129 N.W. E St., Grants Pass, 541-244-1885. Folk singer and storyteller performs folk songs of the American Labor Movement. Suggested donation $15 at the door, no one will be turned away.

FREDDY AND FRANCINE, 6-10 p.m. Sept. 6, Takilma Community Building, 9367 Takilma Road, Takilma, 541-592-3722. Nashville folk-pop-Americana duo, with dinner, to benefit KXCJ Community Radio. Dinner at 6 p.m. is $8-10 sliding scale, music is at 7:30 p.m., $10-$20 sliding scale. Costumes encourages.

ROCK CONCERT, 6-10 p.m. Sept. 6, Eaden Ballroom, 2244 S.W. K St., Grants Pass. Music by Everett, Michah McCaw, Levi the Poet, Corey Kilgannon, Matt Combe, $10 advance, $12 door.

JAIME JORGE, 6 p.m. Sept. 15,Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1360 N.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass, 541-476-6313. Violinist plays sacred and classical music. Free.

TINA AND HER PONY, 7 p.m Sept. 13, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Indie-Appalachian folk music duo — with banjo and cello — from Asheville, North Carolina. $15.

GEORGE WINSTON, 8 p.m. Sept. 15, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316. Rural folk piano for ages 21 and over. $38 general, $48 and $58 reserved.

SOUTHERN OREGON SINGER SONGWRITER FESTIVAL, noon-8 p.m. Sept. 16, Wilderville Store, 7845 Redwood Highway, Wilderville, 541-476-3934, 541-761-4419. Music by Nick Garrett Powell, Jeff Kloetzel, Billy Mickelson of Third Seven, Emily Turner and Greta Gardiner, Jeremy Meyer, B Wishes and Jack Hopfinger, Matthew Fowler and Austin Miller. $10 admission, free for kids 12 and younger.

ACOUSTIC JAM, 6-9 p.m. Sept. 20, Wild River Pub, 533 N.E. F St., Grants Pass, 541-476-5426. Folk, bluegrass, old-time, country, jam session for pickers and singers of all levels. Free.

MY FUNNY VALENTINE, 7:30 p.m Sept. 25, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-479-2199. Trumpeter Niall O'Sullivan and vocalist Shone Henneberry perform romantic music from stage and screen. A Josephine County Community Concert Association concert, with tickets available by subscription only. Call for information.

Jackson County

PORTUGAL. THE MAN, 6 p.m. Aug. 30, Britt Gardens, Jacksonville, 800-882-7488, Alternative rock, with LiquidLight in the Britt Performance Garden at 6 p.m. $49.50 reserved, $39.50 lawn, $29,50 children.

THE BREVET, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 30, Pear Blossom Park at the Commons, Medford, 541-774-2400. Alternative and Americana from Irvine, California. Free.

THE ORIGINAL WAILERS, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 1, Britt Gardens, Jacksonville, 800-882-7488, Reggae band performs the "Legends" album, with Ozomatli and Chali 2na. $43 reserved, $48 standing room only, $38 lawn, $28 children.

JASON MRAZ, 7 p.m. Sept. 6, Britt Gardens, Jacksonville, 800-882-7488, Soulful folk-pop, with Brett Dennen opening and Frankie Hernandez in the Britt Performance Garden at 6 p.m. Sold out.

VOODOO THREAUXDOWN, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 7, Britt Gardens, Jacksonville, 800-882-7488, New Orleans jazz, with Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue, Galactic, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, New Breed Brass Band with guests Cyril Neville, and Walter Wolfman Washington. $59 reserved, $42 lawn, $32 children.

BLUEGRASS PROMENADE, 3-8:30 p.m. Sept. 8, Hanley Farm, 1053 Hanley Road, Central Point, 541-664-2079, Music by Rainy & the Rattlesnakes, Waking Hazel and Siskiyou Summit, plus instrument petting zoo, and an old-fashioned hoedown (7-8:30 p.m.). $20 adults, $15 Southern Oregon Historical Society members and children 6-18.

TINA MALIA & FRIENDS, 8 p.m. Sept. 8, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N. Ashland, 541-482-3776. Acoustic show, to benefit Blane Lyon. $28 advance, $38 door; tickets at

STORM LARGE AND LE BONHEUR, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8, Britt Gardens, Jacksonville, 800-882-7488, Jazz and standards, with the Paul Turnipseed Trio in the Britt Performance Garden at 6 p.m. $48 reserved, $38 lawn, not recommended for children.

THE MAVERICKS AND LOS LOBOS, 7 p.m. Sept. 9, Britt Gardens, Jacksonville, 800-882-7488, Americana roots and Tex Mex rock, with the Brian Swan Band in the Britt Performance Garden at 6 p.m. $49 reserved, $39 lawn, $29 children lawn.

BOY GEORGE AND CULTURE CLUB, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 11, Britt Gardens, Jacksonville, 800-882-7488, New wave pop rock, with Danielle Kelly in the Britt Performance Garden at 6 p.m. $89 reserved, $76 standing room only, $53 lawn, $43 child lawn.

RODRIGO Y GABRIELA, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 12, Britt Gardens, Jacksonville, 800-882-7488, Mexican acoustic rock guitar duo, with Robert Ellis opening. $55 reserved, $41 lawn, $31 child lawn.

JAKE OWEN, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13, Britt Gardens, Jacksonville, 800-882-7488, Country, Americana, with Chance McKinney opening and with Talbott Brothers in the Britt Performance Garden at 6 p.m.$85 reserved, $99 standing room only, $49 lawn, $39 child lawn.

LYLE LOVETT AND HIS LARGE BAND, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 14, Britt Gardens, Jacksonville, 800-882-7488, Texas-based country, swing, jazz,folk, gospel and blues, with Talbott Brothers in the Britt Performance Garden at 6 p.m. $59 reserved, $42 lawn, $32 child lawn.

MADELEINE PEYROUX, 8 p.m. Sept. 15, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, Jazz and contemporary music singer-songwriter. $40.50, $50.50, $60.50.

LISE SE LA SALLE, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 15, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, Pianist opens the Tutunov Piano Series. $20 reserved, free for full-time students.

Douglas County

SOUND STAGE REVUE, 6-8:30 p.m. Aug. 30, Millsite Park, Myrtle Creek, 541-860-2037. Salute to the USA. Free.

ALICE DIMICELE, 7-9 p.m. Aug. 30, Oran Mor Meadery, 305 Melrose Road, Roseburg, 928-600-8138. Jazz-blues-R&B-rock fusion, to benefit Umpqua Watersheds. $20 advance, $25 door; tickets sold in Roseburg at Umpqua Watersheds, While Away Books and Oran Mor Meadery.


Josephine County

"CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG," 7 p.m Aug. 31, 2 and 7 p.m. Sept. 1, 2 p.m Sept. 2, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, Musical adventures of an eccentric inventor who restores an old race car that can float and fly and attracts the interest of a dastardly baron. Get advance tickets online or at Oregon Books & Games, or at the door. $15 general, $12 seniors (65 and older) and students (10-18), $7 children under 10.

"PRIDE AND PREJUDICE," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m Sundays, Sept. 7-23, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, Adaptation of Jane Austen's 1813 novel about a match-making mother with five unmarried daughters. Tickets $15, or $12 each for groups of 10 or more; Sept. 6 preview is $5; Sept. 13 is pay-what-you-can night.

DINNER TO DIE FOR, 6 p.m. Saturdays, Cynthia's Home Sweet Home, 1038 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-5953. Interactive murder mystery dinner theater. $30, reservations required.

Jackson County

"FORBIDDEN BROADWAY," 7 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Sept. 7-23, Randall Theatre, 10 E. Third St., Medford, 541-632-3258, Musical revue satire tribute to Broadway's stars and songwriters.Tickets $22 general, $17 on Thursdays, or pay-what-you-want at the door, subject to availability.

"AVENUE Q," 8 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 1 p.m. Sundays, through Sept. 9, 8 p.m., Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, A recent college grad moves into a new neighborhood where he and his new friends struggle to find jobs, dates and their purpose in life. $25-$39.

"LEND ME A TENOR — THE MUSICAL," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 1:30 p.m. Sundays, through Sept. 16, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055, Classic Ken Ludwig farce re-imagined as an over-the-top musical. Tickets $28 general, $22 seniors, $20 students and children .

PAULA POUNDSTONE, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 20, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, Stand-up comedy and political commentary. $27, $30, $33.

"PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE," 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 1 p.m. Sundays, Sept. 21-Nov. 11, with 1 p.m. Saturday matinees added starting Oct. 6, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, Off-Broadway absurdist comedy places Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso in a Parisian cafe in 1904. $22-$36.

OREGON SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, through Oct. 28, Ashland, 541-482-4331, The 2018 season opens with "Romeo and Juliet," through Oct. 12; "The Book of Will, " through Oct. 13, "Love's Labor's Lost," through Oct. 14; "Henry V," "Manahatta," "Oklahoma," "Snow in Midsummer," through Oct. 27; "Othello," "Sense and Sensibility" and "The Way the Mountain Moved," through Oct. 28. Dates, times, ticket prices vary.

Douglas County

"CLUE THE MUSICAL," 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Sept. 20-Oct. 14 Betty Long Unruh Theatre, 1614 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-673-2125, Tale of friendship, loyalty and trust unfold between a pig and a spider. $6-$13.


Josephine County

W.I.L.D. — WILDERNESS INTEGRATED LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT, 1-4 p.m. Sept. 2, Sept. 16, Sept. 30, Oct. 21, Nov. 4, Nov. 18, Williams, contact Outdoor educational program for children to develop physical and social skills, love and respect for woodlands. By donation. Contact to register.

YOUNG MASTER GARDENERS, 11:30 a.m.-noon and 3-4 p.m. Sept. 12, Josephine Community Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. Kids explore plant parts, their names and functions. Free; morning program for 5 and younger, afternoon for 6 and older.

SENSORY FRIENDLY GYM, 10 a.m.-noon, Sept. 15, Grants Pass Family YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-474-0001. For children with special needs, with visits with Canine Angels, followed by open swim. Free.

BABY RHYME TIME, 11-11:45 a.m. Thursdays, Grants Pass branch library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-956-2059, 541-301-1537. Parents and babies up to 24 months meet for nursery rhymes and playtime. Free.

YOUTH SKILLS PROGRAM, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Fridays, Grants Pass, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays in Williams, 707-481-3403, Wilderness education for ages 7-9 and 10-13, with games and activities to help youth experience nature. $30 per student per day; registration in one-month blocks only.

Jackson County

ALICE IN WONDERLAND EVENTS, through September, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-8689. Celebration of Lewis Carroll's 1865 novel has themed events for all ages: tea and origami (ages 5-12), 4 p.m. Sept. 1 and 25; preschool storytime (ages 3-5), 10:30 11:30 a.m. Sept. 18; Victorian etiquette program (all ages), 5:30 p.m. Sept. 18; history of the teapot program noon, Sept. 19; tea party for teens (ages 12-18), 1 p.m. Sept. 22; movie matinee (teens), 1 p.m Sept. 29. Free.

KID TIME DISCOVERY EXPERIENCE, 106 N. Central Ave., Medford, 541-772-9922, Interactive exhibits and classes that promote imagination and cooperative play. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission $6-$10.

SCIENCEWORKS, 1500 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6767, Exhibits and activities related to energy, anatomy, chemistry, perception, motion, engineering, other Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily through Labor Day; admission $10-$12, free for kids under 2, free to active duty military personnel and their families through Labor Day, admission $2 every first Sunday.


Josephine County

FIRST FRIDAY LIVE, 5-9 p.m. Sept. 7, downtown Grants Pass, 541-450-6180, Local galleries and businesses hold receptions for art viewers. Free.

ART IN THE COMMUNITY, members of the Josephine County Artists' Association show their paintings. For September: Carla Griffin at Umpqua Bank, 1670 Williams Highway; Patricia Gantt at US Bank, 400 S.W. Sixth St.

ART ANNEX @ SIXTH &G, 245 S.E. G St., Grants Pass. "A Summer of Color," a collection of artists representing bold and unique uses of color, including Janet Matthey, Tim Weldon, Stan Fullerton and Louise Young, through Sept. 1

BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. Photos of the sun, moon and stars by Donna Torres, through August.

GALLERY ONE AT THE MUSEUM, 229-B S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1218. Basket weaver Janice Dunn and potter Susan Paul-Williams, through Aug. 31.

GRANTS PASS BRANCH LIBRARY, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. New mosaic paper and glass art by Bebe Keith, ongoing.

GRANTS PASS MUSEUM OF ART, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. "Ambus," a group exhibit, with contemporary work by Darla Baack, Eileen Bowie, Susan Burnes, Frieda Golding, Janet Higgins, Kris Hoppe, Nancy Jo Mullen and Nancy Pagani, through Sept. 13.

ILLINOIS VALLEY FINE ARTISTS, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mondays, Rogue Community College Belt Building, 24353 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-592-6351. Artists work in all media, with Gene Drake available for lessons.

ROGUE ROASTERS, 610 S.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-476-6134. "Art of Hope," animal paintings by Hope Weaver, through August.

SOUTHERN OREGON GUILD GALLERY, 24353 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-659-3858. "Dog Daze," work by gallery artists, featuring photographs of a recent trip to Morocco by Jim Lettis, through Nov. 3.

UNTITLED 2.0, 119 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, Works of print, photography and sculpture by Hannah Bakken, that highlight the latent aesthetics of natural resource enterprises and the western American identity, with "Banlieue, Terrain vague" by Paul James Cunningham, in the mezzanine, through Sept. 1.

VINTAGE OUTLET & CONSIGNMENTS, 117 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-295-7540. Casual salon-style display of Louise Young's figurative drawings, circa 1940, through Sept. 1.

Jackson County

ASHLAND GALLERY WALK, 5-8 p.m. Sept. 7, downtown Ashland, 541-488-8430, 877-PLAN-ART. Artists' receptions at downtown galleries.

THIRD FRIDAY ART WALK, 5-8 p.m. Sept. 21, throughout Medford. Local galleries and businesses hold receptions for art viewers. Free.

AMERICAN TRAILS, 250 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2553. Indigenous arts and crafts, Native American jewelry and wildlife art, ongoing.

ART AND SOUL GALLERY, 247 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-326-6960. "My Vision," abstract and representational abstract paintings by John Lambie, through Sept. 2.

ART DU JOUR GALLERY, 213 E. Main St. Medford, 541-770-3190. Work by gallery artists, ongoing.

ART PRESENCE, 206 Fifth St., Jacksonville, 541-899-3759. The Artists Workshop 34th Annual Show and Sale, work by 16 area artists, through Aug. 26. "Jacksonville, People, Places and things," grand reopening 1-3 p.m. Sept. 1, with music by Minstrel Streams.

ART SALON, 2 p.m. Aug. 26, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Monthly program in which local artists discuss the evolution of art and present digital photos of their work. Aug. 26 is Ann DiSalvo; Sept. 30 is tattoo artist Mori Samuel-Garloff.

ASHLAND ART CENTER, 357 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2772. Work by Thalia Keple, Deb Van Poolen and Midge Black, through Sept. 2, plus work by gallery artists, ongoing.

ASHLAND ART WORKS, 291 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-4735. Whimsical assemblages and patterned ceramics, through August.

BERRYMAN GALLERY, at the Craterian theater, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-772-8118."The Stage as Muse: The Art of the Rogue Gallery Staff," with works by Rachel Barrett, Ashley Clasby, Kim Hearon and Anna Hinkle, through Sept. 11.

CAFE 116, 116 Lithia Way, Ashland, 541-488-6414. "Oregon Coast Trail," a collection of outdoor scenes done in contemporary realism meets impressionism by Kristen O'Neill, through August.

CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS, Art Building, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, 541-212-0292. "Entering the Infinite," large-scale drawings exploring control and chaos, by Andrew Youngblood; "Seasons," photographs by Taylor Sayles; "Lacy River Botanicals," abstract jewel-tones collage paintings by Jessica Lee Findleton; "Pour, Puddle, Smear, Crinkle," pink watercolors by Paige Gerhard; "Sanitary Flow," 3-D printed constructions by Ben Gradel; "Tree Friend," photography by Sam Schuh, through Sept. 21.

GALLERIE KARON, 500 A St., Ashland, 541-482-9008. "The Female of the Species," all women artist's invitational, through August.

GALT GALLERY, 40 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-625-4014. "Animals of the Spirit," through August.

HANSON HOWARD GALLERY, 89 Oak St. Ashland, 541-488-2562."Outside the Lines," narrative vignettes in acrylics by Robert Koch, mixed media painting-sculptures by Peter Van Fleet, mixed media folk art by Pamela Kroll, through August.

HOUSTON'S CUSTOM FRAMING AND FINE ART, 280 E. Hersey St., Ashland, 541-482-1983. "The Art of Peanuts Animation," with artist Larry Leichliter, through August.

LIQUID ASSETS, 96 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-9463. "Control and Chaos," large paintings by Marigny Goodyear, through October.

NIMBUS, 25 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-3621. Contemporary paintings, glass, wood, ceramics and jewelry by gallery artists, ongoing.

OAK LEAF STUDIO, 247 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-5756. New Leiff Trygg landscapes, through August.

THE PHOTOGRAPHERS' GALLERY, 357 E, Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2772. Images by Kate Geary, through August.

ROGUE GALLERY, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, 541-772-8118. Stories from Around the Ring," provocative, sometimes humorous paintings in carnival-like settings by Doug Anderson, through Sept. 7; "A Liberating Spirit," multimedia works by Judith Ommen, Aug. 31-Sept. 28; new work — acrylic, assemblage, clay, mixed media, mosaic, oil, paper collage, pastel, photography, watercolor — by 37 gallery members, through Dec. 20.

SCHNEIDER MUSEUM OF ART, Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Street, Ashland, 541-552-6245, "Casta Paintings" minimalist works by Nancy Friedmann-Sanchez, exploring memory, migration and pursuit of the American dream; "When the Moon Hangs on the Wall," landscapes, seascapes and abstracts by Douglas Melini, "Hyperian," free-standing sculpture inspired by pop culture and geometry by Esther Ruiz, "I Often Dream of Mountain" paintings of natural landscapes by Karla Woziak, through Sept. 8.

SHEPHERD'S DREAM, 629 A St., Ashland, 541-708-5439. "Quantum Entanglement,"bird paintings by Pam Haunschild, through August.

STUDIO A.B, 621 A St., Ashland, 541-482-2253. New work by Ann Di-Salvo and Bruce Bayard, ongoing.

STUDIO 151, 151 N. Pioneer St., Ashland, Photographs by Robert Jaffe, through August.

Douglas County

DOUGLAS COUNTY MUSEUM, 123 Museum Drive, Roseburg, 541-957-7007. The Joe Burgess Collection of vintage and replica bicycles, tricycles and pedal toys from 1870s through 1970s, through January 2019. Admission $8.

UMPQUA VALLEY ARTS CENTER, 1624 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-672-2532. "Umpqua Valley Arts Association Members Show," through Sept. 7.


Josephine County

AUTHOR INNOVATIVE MARKETING, 2:30-4 p.m. Sept. 4, Brookdale Independent Living, 1357 Redwood Circle, Grants Pass, 541-643-9289,, Authors work together to promote their craft, increase public awareness, expand readership, increase sales.

CHRISTIAN WRITERS SUPPORT GROUP, noon-1 p.m. Sept. 11, All the World Christian Center, 237 S.E. G St., Grants Pass (use door between the cleaners and the church), 541-441-4907, Writers share their writing. No membership fee, donations welcome.

POETRY SHARING, 7-9 p.m. Sept. 14, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Read or listen to poems. Free, donations welcome.

JOY LUCK BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP, 2-3:30 p.m. first and third Thursday, Countryside Village, 1700 Kellenbeck Road, Grants Pass, 541-476-7665. Long-time book discussion group reads and discusses one book per month; fifth Thursday is a no-host lunch outing.

Jackson County

BOOKS@NOON, noon-1 p.m. Sept. 4, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group.

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m Sept. 6, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Amira Makansi presents her book "Literary Libations — What to Drink with What You Read." Free.

WRITERS GUILD OF ROGUE RIVER, 10 a.m.-noon Sept. 8, Rogue River Library, 412 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-321-5215. Writers of all genres write and critique one another. Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m Sept. 10, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Ashland author Herman Edel presents his novel "Love Matters." Free.

SECOND TUESDAY BOOK CHAT, 5:30 p.m. Sept. 11, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6415. Book group reads "Fahrenheit 451" by Ray Bradbury. Free.

GOLD HILL WRITER'S CRITIQUE GROUP, 5-6 p.m. Sept. 12, Gold Hill Library, 202 Dardanelles St., Gold Hill, 541-855-1994. Writers of any genre share works in progress. Free, registration required.

PHOENIX LIBRARY BOOK CLUB, 2 p.m. Sept. 13, Phoenix Library, 510 W. First St., Phoenix, 541-535-7090. Book discussion group. Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m Sept. 13, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Carol Beers presents "Ghost Ranch — A Pepper Kane Mystery." Free.

YOUNG ADULT AUTHORS, 1 p.m. Sept. 16, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Four local young authors — Heather Ransom, Benjamin Gorman, Mikko Azul, Kate Ristau — discuss and sign their fantasy adventure titles. Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 2 p.m. Sept. 22, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Vicki Fitzgerald presents her novel "Illusion." Free.

BRAIN BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sept. 25, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "The Hidden Life of Trees; What They Feel, How They Communicate" by Peter Wohlleben. Free.

SISKIYOU SLEUTHS BOOK GROUP, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 26, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Mystery discussion group reads "The Moth Catcher" by Ann Cleeves. Free.


Josephine County

LABOR DAY FESTIVAL, Sept. 1-3, Jubilee Park, Cave Junction, 541-659-1074, 541-597-4486. Parade, carnival, food and vendors, music, bingo, softball tournament, Harley raffle. Free admission.

SOUTHERN OREGON SINGER SONGWRITER FESTIVAL, noon-8 p.m. Sept. 16, Wilderville Store, 7845 Redwood Highway, Wilderville, 541-476-3934, 541-761-4419. Music by Nick Garrett Powell, Jeff Kloetzel, Billy Mickelson of Third Seven, Emily Turner and Greta Gardiner, Jeremy Meyer, B Wishes and Jack Hopfinger, Matthew Fowler and Austin Miller. $10 admission, free for kids 12 and younger.

Willamette Valley

OREGON STATE FAIR, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Aug. 30, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Aug. 31-Sept. 2, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sept. 3, Oregon State Fairgrounds, Salem, 800-833-0011, Live music, rides, games, livestock, competitions, food, exhibits. Headliners: Kool & The Gang with The Village People, Aug. 30; John Kay Steppenwolf with The Guess Who, Aug. 31; Masters of Illusion, Sept. 1; Old Dominion and Michael Ray, Sept. 3. Admission $5-$6 advance, $6-$8 at the gate reserved concert seating is extra.


Josephine County

BLUES, BREWS & BARBECUE, 2-7 p.m. Sept. 8, Tom Pearce Park, 3700 Pearce Park Road, Grants Pass, 541-479-5154. Live music, food, classic car show, vendors, to benefit the Rogue Valley Humane Society. Music by Phil Newton & David Pinsky, Rogue Rage Duo, Peter Cipes Band, Leonard Griffee Blues Band. Admission $25, includes one beverage and one plate of food.

RAT ROD RUKKUS, 8 a.m.-4 p.m Sept. 15, Pottsville Museum, 2400 Pleasant Valley Road, Merlin, 541-450-4429, 541-808-1206. Show of hot rods, rat rods, customs, cruisers, lowriders, vintage motorcycles and vintage travel trailers, plus pin-up contest, auto vendors, beard contest, live music, free welding instruction, food vendors, antique engines and equipment, turn-of-the-century logging equipment. $10 vehicle entry, $2 for spectators.

Jackson County

WILD TRIBAL MEDICINE DANCE, 6-8 p.m. Sept. 1. Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N. Ashland, 541-482-3776. Ecstatic dance. $10-$15.

SUNDAYS AT THE FARM, noon-4 p.m. Sundays, through Sept. 2, Hanley Farm, 1053 Hanley Road, Central Point, 541-608-0171. Family fun, children's activities, house and garden tours, featured guests or vendors. Admission free, house tours, 1-3 p.m., are $3-$5.

HISTORY LECTURE SERIES, noon Sept. 5, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, noon, Sept. 12, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-773-6536, 541-774-8679. "Stories of Southern Oregon: Landscape Changed," the ninth in a year-long history lecture series called "Windows in Time." Free.

HAUNTED HISTORY TOURS, 7 and 7:30 p.m. Sept. 7, Sept. 21, Jacksonville, 541-245-3650, One-hour walking tours through the town's ghosts and spirits of the past. $5, advance reservations recommended.

PATRIOT'S RUN, 9 a.m. Sept. 8, VFW Post 4116, 410 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-761-6336, 541-761-1379. Car and motorcycle poker run to benefit high school scholarship fund, $15 per rider or $20 for rider and passenger, $5 for second hand; starts with breakfast (9-11 a.m., $5) followed by barbecue, silent auction, prize drawings, raffle and live music by Mercy (2 p.m.).

FIFTH ANNUAL OUTDOOR FILM & POETRY READING, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 11, Red Lily Vineyards, 11777 Highway 238, Jacksonville, 541-899-9982. Screening of the film "Before the Flood," plus poetry by the Applegate Poetry Association. Free.

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS & SAFETY FAIR, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 15, inside lower level and parking lot, Rogue Valley Mall, Medford. Local emergency agencies and nonprofit organizations display vehicles and equipment, give away items and information to help before, during and after a disaster.

RIDE THE ROGUE, 7-10 a,m., Sept. 22, Palmerton Park, Rogue River, Five distance bike rides (19.6, 20-mile mountain bike ride, 40, 62, 99) followed by food and live music in the park. $30-$65, $15 for a meal ticket.

WALK TO END ALZHEIMER'S, 10 a.m. Sept. 22, U.S. Cellular Community Park, 300 N. Lowry Lane, Medford, 503-416-0213. Two-mile walk to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. Participation is free.

LIVING HISTORY TOURS, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays through September, Beekman House, 470 E. California St., Jacksonville, 541-245-3650. Costumed docents share insights into the house, the family, the Victoria Era. Family Life tours first, second and fifth Saturdays; Victorian Days tours third Saturdays, Living History tours fourth Saturdays. $3-$10 adults, $3-$8 seniors and students.

RAILROAD PARK, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. second and fourth Sundays, through October, 799 Berrydale Ave., Medford, 541-774-2400. Steam train rides, model railroad layouts, historic railroad equipment, Hogwarts Express remote control train, antique telegraph system, educational exhibits. Admission and parking are free.

Douglas County

NORTH UMPQUA FLY TYING FESTIVAL, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 8, Glide Community Center, 20062 N. Umpqua Highway, Glide, 541-677-0100. More than two dozen fly tiers from the Pacific Northwest show their work, with raffles, displays, vendors, arts and crafts, presentations, speakers, food. Free, bring food donations for Glide Food Bank.

GUN & KNIFE SHOW, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 15, 9 a.m.-3 p.m Sept. 16, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 541-673-5616, 541-503-4570. Firearms, ammunition, accessories. $6 general, $8 two-day pass.

FALL CLASSIC RODEO, 2 p.m. Sept. 15-16, Canyonville, 877-772-5425. Kids events, team roping, rough stock. $5 general, free for kids 5 and younger.


Douglas County

SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. UFC 228 viewing event, Sept. 8; Tacotopia Tequila and Music Festival, Sept. 15; Los Lonely Boys, Sept. 15; Summer Nights Scotch and Cigar Samping, Sept. 20; Tattoo Expo, Sept. 28-30; Music in the Courtyard, Fridays and Saturdays through Sept. 29; Thunder From Down Under, Oct. 5; The Brittney Ride Event, Oct. 12-14; Price is Right Live Stage Show, Nov. 24-25; karaoke, Tuesdays.

Portland area

SPIRIT MOUNTAIN CASINO, Grand Ronde, 800-760-7977. Three Dog Night, Sept. 15; One Night in Memphis, Oct. 13; Skid Row with Slaughter, Nov. 3; Jo Koy, Dec. 15; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

Oregon coast

CHINOOK WINDS CASINO, Lincoln City, 888-244-6665. UB40, featuring Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey, Sept. 14-15; Comedy on the Coast, Sept. 28-29; Paula Abdul, Nov. 2-3; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

MILL CASINO, North Bend, 800-953-4800. DJ Summer Dance Party, Thursdays through Aug. 31; Salmon Celebration, Sept. 8-9; Comedy Night, Wednesdays; Trivia Night, Tuesdays and Thursdays; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

THREE RIVERS CASINO, Florence, 541-997-7529. Lounge entertainment, ongoing.

Entertainment Guide

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