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NIGHTLIFE

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.

BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. March 17, Catchin Eddie O'Reilly 11:30 a.m.; March 20, Whiskey Wednesday with guitar music by David Modica, 6 p.m. No cover.

CEDARWOOD SALOON, 1345 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-6160. March 15-16, Hank Shreve, blues, rock, funk, soul,, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Thursdays, open jam, 7-11 p.m. No cover.

CLIMATE CITY BREWING, 509 S.W. G St. Grants Pass, 541-479-3725. March 14, Mike Brons, acoustic soft rock, 5:30-8:30 p.m.; 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. Tuesdays, funk jam, 7-10 p.m.; 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. March 21, Tipsy Paintbrush, 6:15 p.m., $35, reservations at squareup.com; April 4, The Tipsy Paintbrush, 6:15 p.m., $35, reservations at squareup.com; Tuesdays, Trivia Night, 6-7:30 p.m. No cover.

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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. March 15-16, Willie and the Poor Boys, newgrass, fiddle rock, Americana, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

JD'S SPORTS BAR AND BREWERY, 690 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-471-0383. March 15-16, The Roadsters, classic rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

THE LAUGHING CLAM, 121 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1110. March 15, The Elevators, eclectic covers, 7-10 p.m.; March 16, Allison Scull and Victor Martin, soft jazz, originals, 6-9 p.m.; March 17, Circle of Stone, Celtic and classic rock, 4-8 p.m. No cover.

MCGREW'S, 33105 Redwood Highway, O'Brien, 541-596-2202. March 15, Funqdaqit, pop, rock, hip hop, Dusty Jones and The Devils High Society, jazz, rock, R&B, 9 p.m.-midnight, $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.

RASCALS, 20215 Williams Highway, Williams, 541-846-9303. March 16, The Distilled-Spirit Rebellion Birthday Bash, classic rock, country, cosmic rock, 9 p.m., $5.

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.

SHENANIGANS AT HERB'S, 515 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-476-1668. March 15-16, Sights and Sounds Unlimited Hip Hop DJ, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; Sunday-Wednesday, karaoke 8 p.m.-2 a.m.; Thursdays, karaoke 3-7 p.m., hip hop DJ Niko, 8 p.m.-2 a.m. No cover.

THE SOUND LOUNGE, 225 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-479-0712. March 14, Rogue Rage Duo, delta blues, 9 p.m.-midnight; March 15, Takilma, rock-blues, 9:30 p.m.- 12:30 a.m.; March 16, The Apollo Era, rock trio, with Avinoam opening rock, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; March 17, St. Paddy's Celebration with Deja Neaux, blues, funk, 8 p.m.- midnight; March 21, DJ FiNaTTiK, dance music, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

SPEAKEASY TAPROOM & WINE BAR, 208 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-450-4248. March 15, B. Wishes, guitar and vocal covers, 8-11 p.m.; March 20, trivia, 6:30 p.m. No cover.

TAYLOR'S COUNTRY STORE, 202 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541- 592-5358. March 15, Anwyn and George Leverett, Celtic and irish music, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

WEEKEND BEER COMPANY, 550 S.W. Sixth St., Suite G, Grants Pass, 541-507-1919. March 14, Jug of Punch, traditional Irish and Scottish music, American fiddle tunes, 4-6 p.m.; March 17, St. Patrick's Day party, with music by Jug of Punch, noon-3 p.m., kid's scavenger hunt (3 p.m.), kids crafts, food and floats. No cover.

WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. March 16, Tim Mitchell, acoustic rock, 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. March 21, acoustic bluegrass Americana jam, 6-9 p.m., no cover; Tuesdays, Mike Brons, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m., no cover.

WOLF CREEK INN, 100 Front St., Wolf Creek, 541-866-2474. April 12-13, April 20-21. April 26-27, "Where There's a Will There's a Way"," country western dinner theater show with Top Hat Theatre Co., 6-8 p.m., $38 adults, $20 children 12 and younger.

Jackson County

APPLEGATE RIVER LODGE, 15100 Highway 238, Applegate, 541-761-9353, www.liveatthegate.com. March 20, Intuitive Compass, original indie folk, roots, $10-$15; Doors open at 8 p.m., music at 9 p.m., unless otherwise noted; tickets at the door or online.

AQUA RESTAURANT AND BAR, 31 Water St., Ashland, 541-488-2782. March 16, Side Door String Band, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

BAMBOO ROOM AT KING WAH'S, 1182 Court St., Medford, 541-772-1820. March 17, Mugshot, Bears Among Men, YHWH, and When The Broken Burn, 7 p.m., all ages show until 10 p.m., $10.

BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. March 14, Tim Mitchell, acoustic rock, 7-9 p.m.; March 15, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop, 8-11 p.m.; March 16, Sonido Alegre, acoustic, Spanish, gypsy, 8-11 p.m.; March 21, Adam Gabriel, acoustic originals, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

THE BLACK SHEEP, 51 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6414. March 15, "The Vagina Monologues," including aerial performances, live music, and artwork, 8-10 p.m., $15; March 16, Southern Oregon Ukulele Players, 3-5 p.m., Top Secret, folk, blues, funky rock, 9-11:30 p.m.; March 17, Juniper and the Wolf, original, folkloric music, stories, 7-9 p.m.; March 18, Antics Improv, comedy, 8 p.m.; March 19, Rogue Poetry Slam, 7:30 p.m., $5; Tuesdays, open mic with Robbie DaCosta, 8:30-10:30 p.m.; Wednesdays, Magic Night, 6-9 p.m., Blades of Grass, acoustic bluegrass, 9-11 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. March 16, Saucy, rock, soul, blues, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Wednesdays, open mic, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

BRICKROOM, 35 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6030. March 29, Go Fever with The Shaky Harlots, indie rock, 9 p.m., $5; April 5, Slow Corpse, indie rock, 9 p.m., $10; April 17, Griffin House, Americana, folk, 9 p.m., $18 at brownpapertickets.com; May 3, Olivia Millerschin, pop, folk, 9 p.m., $10, at brownpapertickets.com.

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. March 15, The Rogue Comedy Underground and karaoke, 8 p.m.-1 a.m.; March 16, Frankie Hernandez, reggae, rock, funk, 9 p.m.-midnight; Wednesdays, DJ Grene, 8 p.m.-midnight; Thursdays, karaoke, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

CHADWICKS PUB AND SPORTS BAR, 2300 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-770-1234. March 15-16, Comedy Night with opener Diego Attanasio and headliner Michael Harrison, 8 p.m., $10.

THE EDGE NIGHTCLUB & PATIO, 25 S. Riverside, Medford. Fridays and Saturdays, DJ dance music, 10 p.m.-2 a.m.

4 DAUGHTERS IRISH PUB, 126 W. Main St., Medford, 541-779-4455. March 16, DJ Dysfunction, dance music, 10 p.m.-1 a.m.; March 17, live Irish music, plus Irish menu, drink specials, whiskey tasting, noon-9 p.m. No cover.

GIL'S, 175 N. Pioneer St., Ashland, 541-488-6139. March 15, Pint Night to support Rogue Farm Corps, 5-8 p.m. No cover.

GRAPE STREET BAR & GRILL, 31 S. Grape St., Medford, 541-500-8881. March 15, The Rogue Suspects, rock, blues, funk, 8 p.m.-midnight; March 16, Fogline, 8 p.m.-midnight; March 19, Southern Oregon Jazz Orchestra, swing, big band, 7-9 p.m.; March 20, line dancing, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

HABANEROS, 142 N. Front St., Medford, 541-779-9770. March 15, Highway Kats, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; March 16, The Legendary Goodtimes, 8:30-11:30 p.m. No cover.

THE HOMESTEAD PUB , 119 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-299-0644. March 15, Hot Gossip, vintage rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Tuesdays, open mic jam, 7:30-10:30 p.m. No cover.

HOWIEE'S ON FRONT, 16 N. Front St., Medford, 541-773-5767. March 15, Doves and Vultures, progressive rock, with I'm a Lion I'm a Wolf opening, 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m.; March 16, Broke in Stereo, blues rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

IPUB, 137 E. Main St, Ashland, 541-482-8572. March 19, Skyler and the Gang, Frank Ellis, Jock Tears, Apollo Ghosts, indie rock from Canada, 8-11:30 p.m.; Wednesdays, karaoke, 10 p.m. No cover.

J'VILLE TAVERN, 125 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1170. March 15, Black Lung Riot, gritty swamp rock, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

JEFFERSON SPIRITS, 404 E. Main St., Medford, 541-622-8190. March 20, speaker series on The History and Revival of Bear Creek, 5:30 p.m. Free.

JOHNNY B'S ROCKIN' DINER, 120 E. Sixth St., Medford, 541-773-1900. March 14, Loolowningen & The Far East Idiots, alternative, indie, avant-blues, 9 p.m.-midnight; March 15, Vannah Oh!, Whoopee Cushion, and Death Plant, 9 p.m.-midnight, $5; March 16, BRENBOY, hip hop, hosted by DJ Lazzier-i, 8-11 p.m.; March 19, Phono Pony with BoPL, Mr. Bang & Turd Eater, 9 p.m.-midnight. Cover charges vary.

LA BAGUETTE MUSIC CAFE, 340 A St., Ashland, 541-482-0855. March 15, Unconditioned Mind, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; March 16, Ed Dunsavage Trio, jazz, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; March 20, Bread & Jam, standards, 10 a.m.-noon; March 21, Beth and Craig, 10 a.m.-noon.

LUNA CAFE & MERCANTILE, 2525 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-482-3372. March 17, Ed Dunsavage Trio, jazz, 4-6 p.m.; March 13, Dayton Mason. gypsy jazz guitar, 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover.

OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. March 17, Seth Charles and Friends, blues, folk, 9 p.m.-midnight; Fridays, The Corner Boys, traditional Irish dance music, 6-9 p.m.; Mondays, open mic, 9 p.m.; Thursdays, karaoke, 9 p.m. No cover.Fridays, The Corner Boys, traditional Irish dance music, 6-9 p.m.; Mondays, open mic, 9 p.m.; Thursdays, karaoke, 9 p.m. No cover.

O'SHAE'S IRISH PUB, 14 Calle Guanajuato Way #100, Ashland, 541-234-4020. March 14, Steve Schein, jazz, 6-8 p.m., no cover; March 16, Latin Dance Night, bachata and salsa lesson, 8:30 p.m., $7, social dancing, 9-11 p.m., free; March 17, Robbie Da Costa and Tom Stamper, Irish music, 5-8 p.m., no cover.

PIER 21, 841 Stewart Ave., Medford, 541-776-3263. March 15-16, Rickishane, 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. April 18, Moonshine Bandits, with Overtime, hip hop country, Crucifix, rap rock from Atlanta, 8-11 p.m., $18 advance, $22 door; Tuesdays and Fridays, free line dance lessons, 7-9 p.m., no cover.

SMITHFIELDS PUB & PIES, 23 S. Second St., Ashland, 541-482-7437. Thursdays, trivia, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

THE TALENT CLUB, 114 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-2721. March 15, Grateful Bluegrass Boy, bluegrass versions of classic rock songs, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10; March 17, Tony Furtado Duo, American roots, 7-10 p.m., $15;.

TOUVELLE LODGE, 9367 Table Rock Road, Central Point, 541-826-4855. March 24, Blue Notes, blues, 2-6 p.m.; No cover.

THE URBAN CORK, 330 N. Fir St., Medford, 541-500-8778. March 15, Ambrose and Annieville, pop, swing, New Orleans jazz, blues on piano and vocals, 5-7 p.m., no cover.

WALKABOUT BREWING COMPANY, 921 Mason Way, Medford, 541-734-4677. March 16, Sol Seed, roots reggae, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

WILD GOOSE CAFE & BAR, 2365 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-488- 4103. March 14, Craig Martin and Friends, 7-10 p.m.; March 15, karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; March 16, karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; March 17, 20th Anniversary Bash, 6-8 p.m., open mic, 8-11 p.m.; March 18, The Antelopers, 7-10 p.m.; March 19, Dayton Mason, 8-11 p.m.; March 20, Wild Goose Chase Trio, 7-10 p.m.; March 21, Townes Van Zandt Birthday Bash, 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. No cover,.

WINERIES

Josephine County

AUGUSTINO ESTATE VINEYARDS, 16995 N. Applegate Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-1881. March 17, David Cahalan, classic and contemporary music, 2-5 p.m. No cover.

PLAISANCE RANCH, 16955 Water Gap Road, Williams, 541-846-7175. March 29, Wine Down, with music by Martin Gerschwitz and barbecue for sale, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

SCHMIDT FAMILY VINEYARDS, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9985. March 15, Kentucky Blend, country, bluegrass, Americana, folk, 5-8 p.m. No cover.

TROON VINEYARD, 1475 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9900. April 6, Wine Club Release Party with music by Buddy Paprock, 1-4 p.m.

WOOLDRIDGE CREEK WINERY, 818 Slagle Creek Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-6364. March 16, Spring Wine Release, with music by Emily Turner, noon-4 p.m.; March 17, Spring Wine Release, with music by True Reactions, noon-4 p.m. No cover for wine club members and guests.

Jackson County

BELLE FIORE WINERY, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland, 541-552-4900. March 14, Silver Lake 66, modern Americana, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; March 15, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic pop, rock, folk, blues, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; March 16, Bishop Mayfield, R&B, funk, blues rock, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; March 17, Dayton Mason, gypsy jazz guitar, 5-7 p.m; March 20, David Cahalan; March 21, Jeff and Jeffri, guitar and vocals, 5-7 p.m. No cover.

EDENVALE WINERY, 2310 Voorhies Road, Medford, 541-512-2955, ext. 2. March 17, St. Patty's Day brunch, seating starts at 10 a.m., $25-$35, reservations; April 21, Easter Sunday Brunch, seatings start at 9:30 a.m., $25-$35, reservations required; May 12, Mother's Day Tea, noon-4 p.m., with music by Richard Millward, reservations required.

GRIZZLY PEAK WINERY, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland, 541-482-5700. April 4, Tannahill Weavers, Scottish, Celtic songs, ballads, lullabies, 7-9 p.m., $20 advance at brownpapertickets.com, $24 door; May 1, Gerry O'Connol and Richard Mandel, Irish fiddler and guitarist, 7-9 p.m., $24 advance at brownpapertickets,com.

KRISELLE CELLARS, 12956 Modoc Road, White City, 541-830-8466. March 23, Rick Milward and Nicole Dahl, 1-4 p.m. No cover.

PASCHAL WINERY, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-535-7957. March 17, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic pop, rock, soul, blues, 4-6 p.m.; March 22, Ken Peplowski, jazz, $10-$25, reservations; March 24, wine and cheese pairing class, 2-4 p.m., $35, reservations.

ROXY ANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. March 15, True Reactions, power R&B, 6-8 p.m., $5-$7; March 17, open mic 3-5 p.m., no cover.,

SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. March 15, Sonido Alegre, Spanish/gypsy-flavored originals, 6-8 p.m.; March 16, Tess and Rob (of Giantess), 6-8 p.m.; March 20, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic pop, rock, soul, blues, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

2 HAWK WINERY, 2335 N. Phoenix Road, Medford, 541-779-9463. March 18, Culinary Class, Greek dishes, 6-8:30 p.m. $75-$95, advance reservations.

MUSIC

Josephine County

DAYTIME KARAOKE, 1-4 p.m. Thursdays, Cascade Retirement, 1357 Rewood Circle (three-story building), Grants Pass, 541-479-1284. Legacy Karaoke hosts karaoke open to community members of all ages. Free, with free refreshments.

THREE RIVERS COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA, 7 p.m. March 16, Newman United Methodist Church, 132 N.E. B St., Grants Pass. Selections by Schubert, Brahms, Wagner, Ravel, Mendelssohn, Mancini, John Berry and others. Free, donations at the door.

RCC CONCERT BAND, 3 p.m. March 17, Rogue Auditorium, Rogue Community College, 3345 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-660-9450. "Irish Spring" program includes songs reminiscent of the lush Irish countryside and energetic band works. Free.

THE SONGBIRD TRIO, 5:30-7 p.m. March 17, Herb's Restaurant Event Space, 515 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-441-5182. Irish music for St. Patrick's Day/ Tickets $10 advance, $12 door; benefits 3 Rivers Chorale; food and libations for purchase.

ACOUSTIC JAM, 6-9 p.m. March 21, 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.

ILYA YAKUSHEV, 7:30 p.m. March 21, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-479-2199. Russian pianist performs works by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky and Gershwin with multi-media visuals, for the Josephine County Community Concerts series. Tickets by subscription; call for availability.

JOHN BATDORF, 7-9 p.m. March 27, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290, gpmuseum.com. Singer songwriter from Ohio performs original music.. Tickets $15.

CAITLIN JEMMA, 7:30 p.m. March 29, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557. Singer songwriter performs soulful country. Tickets $15, $12 each for groups of 10 or more.

SINGSPIRATION, 5 p.m. March 31, First Christian Church, 305 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-226-5704. Sing and celebrate event open to the public. Free.

KARLA BONOFF, 8 p.m. April 7, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. Singer songwriters performs folk, rock and blues, for 21 and older only. Tickets $38 general, $48 and $58 reserved.

SERGEI TELESHEV AND VERONIKA SHABASHAVA, 7:30 p.m. April 10, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-479-2199. Accordion player and violinist perform a variety of musical works, for the Josephine County Community Concert Association series. Tickets by subscription; call for availability.

HOME FREE, 8 p.m. April 17, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. Country a cappella, for all ages. Tickets $54.50 gold reserved, $285.50 VIP2.

Jackson County

COMMUNITY DRUMMING, 6-7 p.m. March 15, Applegate Library, 18485 N. Applegate Road, Applegate, 541-846-7346. Drumming circle, no experience needed. Some drums, rattles available or bring your own. Free.

TUTUNOV PIANO SERIES, 7:30 p.m. March 15, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. Andrey Andreev and Artem Kuznetsov perform. Tickets $20 reserved, free for full-time students.

THE OFFICIAL BLUES BROTHERS REVUE, 7:30 p.m. March 15, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Blues classics. Tickets $32, $35, $38 general, $22, $25, $28 youth.

ORGAN CONCERT, 3 p.m. March 17, First Presbyterian Church, Eighth and Holly, Medford, 541-482-3075. Katelyn Emerson performs works by Bach, Rheinberger, Parker, Laurin, Howells, Franck, Boely and Widor.. Free, donations welcome for church food pantry.

IRELAND'S CALL, 3 p.m. March 17, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. SOU Choirs perform Irish music, Kuznetsov perform. Tickets $5-$10.

DAY OF SAXOPHONE WITH DEREK BROWN, BEATBOXSAX, 7:30 p.m. March 19, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. Saxophone music. $10 general, $5 seniors, free for full-time students.

SOUTHERN OREGON CONCERT BAND, 7 p.m. March 21, Central Medford High School, 815 S. Oakdale Ave., Medford, 541-324-0404. Winter concert features favorites from the band repertoire, including "the William Tell Overture," Lloyd Webber's "Phantom of the Opera" and "Lin-Manuel-Miranda's "Hamilton." Free, donations encouraged.

EUGENE SKOVORODNIKOV, 7 p.m. March 22, North Medford High School, 190 Keene Way Drive, Medford, jcconcerts.org. Russian pianist performs Haydn, Schubert, Brahms, Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff and other classical pieces. Tickets $25; part of Jackson County Concert Series.

KEN PEPLOWSKI WITH ED DUNSAVAGE TRIO, 7 p.m. March 22, Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, siskiyoumusicproject.com.

Clarinet and saxophone master gives intimate performance with guitar, bass and drums. $25 general, $20 Siskiyou Music Project members, $10 students.

JAYA LAKSHIM AND ANANDA, 7-10 p.m. March 22, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N. Ashland, mysticrisingfestival.com. Chant and heart songs concert with the Sarawati Dream Band. $5-$10; tickets.brightstarevents.com.

ROGUE VALLEY CHORALE, 7:30 p.m. March 23, 3 p.m. March 24, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. "Ethereal Moments" program includes new work by Julian Gonzalez, with visual program. Pre-concert presentation one hour before each concert. Tickets $10-20 general, $5 students.

JEFFREY JONES AND FRIENDS, 7-10 p.m. March 23, Camelot Theatre, 101 Talent Ave., Talent. Singer songwriter performs double CD release concert of original music, with musicians who performed on the CDs. Tickets $20, sold at Music Coop in Ashland, Hilltop Music in Phoenix and at the door.

STEPHEN MARLEY, 8 p.m. March 23, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, 541-944-2844, liveatthearmory.com. Acoustic jam, with Mystic Marley, for all ages. $35 advance, $45 door, children under 10 free with an adult; sold at Listen Here in Grants Pass, Music Coop in Ashland.

SHOOK TWINS, 8 p.m. March 30, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, 541-944-2844, liveatthearmory.com. American folk, for all ages. $20, sold at Music Coop in Ashland, Immortal Spirits in Medford, online.

THE JERUSALEM STRING QUARTET, 7:30 p.m. April 5, 3 p.m. April 6 SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6154, chambermusicconcerts.org. Friday's concert features music of Haydn, Bartok, Beethoven; Saturday concert is Ravel, Beethoven and Debussy. Tickets $35-$42, $5 for children, full-time university students and Oregon Trail Card holders.

AYLA NEREO, 8 p.m. April 8, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N. Ashland, mysticrisingfestival.com. Transformational folk, with Elijah Ray and Grandfather Gold opening. $20 advance, $25 door, online or at Music Coop in Ashland.

THE BROTHERS REED, 7 p.m. April 12, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Southern Oregon-based folk troubadours commemorate release of their fourth album, with guest musicians, openers Windfileds an]d Redwood Son. Tickets $20 general, $60 VIP, $25 at the door.

PIONEER HISTORY IN STORY AND SONG, 1:30 and 3 p.m. April 14, Jacksonville Library, 340 W. C St., Jacksonville, 541-245-3650. David Gordon performs 19th century "Songs of Hardship and Hope." $5, reservations required.

TUTUNOV PIANO SERIES, 7:30 p.m. April 16, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. Garrick Ohlsson performs. Tickets $20 reserved, free for full-time students.

MELVIN SEALS AND JGB, 9 p.m. April 18, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, 541-944-2844, liveatthearmory.com. Funk, rock, R&B, for 21 and older. $25 advance, $30 door; tickets sold at Music Coop in Ashland, Immortal Spirits in Medford.

JIM WITTER'S IT'S STILL ROCK AND ROLL TO ME, 7:30 p.m. April 20, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Music of Billy Joel and Elton John. Tickets $32, $35, $38 adults, $22, $25, $28 youth 22 and younger.

INDUBIOUS, 7 p.m. April 20, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, 541-944-2844, medicineroots.brownpapertickets.com. Roots reggae, for all ages, with Jon Wayne and The Pain, and Policulture. $15 early bird.

LOCASH, 8 p.m. May 31, Jackson County Expo, Central Point, attheexpo.com. Modern country, classic rock. Tickets on sale March 15.

Northern California

IMAR, 7 p.m. March 15, Crescent Elk Auditorium, 994 G St., Crescent City, Calif., 707-464-1336, dnaca.net. Celtic five-piece band plays traditional Irish folk music. Tickets $12-$18.

ON STAGE

Josephine County

THEATER SHOWCASE, 3-4:30 p.m. March 14 and March 19, Rogue Auditorium, Rogue Community College, 3345 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-660-5056. Students perform selected scenes and monologues from 21st century plays, touching on topics of politics, cellphones, crime, social media, love and laughter. Free.

"MARVIN'S ROOM," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m Sundays, through March 17, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, barnstormersgp.com. A caregiver seeking help embarks on a humorous and courageous exploration of family Tickets $15.

"CHECK PLEASE," 7 p.m. March 15, 2 and 7 p.m. March 16, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-474-5710. A series of blind dates that can't get any worse — until they do. Tickets $12 adults, $8 seniors and students; sold at Oregon Books, GPHS and at the door.

"NEWSIES," 7 p.m. March 28-30, 2 p.m. March 31, 7 p.m. April 5-6, 2 p.m. April 7, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-450-9778. Young newsboys take on the giant of the publishing world by going on strike and fighting for their rights. $12 general, $10 students and seniors, $8 kids 8 and younger. Tickets at Oregon Books and Games, The Daily Courier, boxofficetickets.com, at door as available; ticket sales from opening night will go to Sleep in Heavenly Peace of Josephine County.

"WHERE THERE'S A WILL THERE'S A WAY," 6-8 p.m. April 12-13, April 20-21, April 26-27, Wolf Creek Inn, 100 Front St., Wolf Creek, 541-866-2474. Top Hat Theatre Co. presents country western dinner theater show. $38 adults, $20 children 12 and younger.

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

"CINDERELLA-ENCHANTED EDITION," 7 p.m. March 14-15, 1:30 and 7 p.m. March 16, Crater Performing Arts Center, 655 N. Third St., Central Point, 541-494-6348. Musical fairy tale of dreams coming true. Tickets $10 adults, $7 students and seniors.

"LOUISA MAY ALCOTT: LIVING 'LITTLE WOMEN'," noon March 16, Rogue River Library, 412 E. Main St., Rogue River. 541-864-8850. Miriam Reed presents her original 45-minute solo play about the writer. Free.

"EVO-VOLUTION," 1:30 p.m. March 16, 7:30 p.m. March 17-19, Collaborative Theater Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055. One-act depiction of how three generations of women are caught in a cycle of abuse by local playwright Cynthia Fetner Rogan. $10, benefits CTP.

JAY OWENHOUSE, 4 and 8 p.m. March 16, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Illusionist, escape artist. Tickets $29, $39, $69 VIP.

"FRAGMENTS," 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through March 17. Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland, 541-205-9190. roguetheatercompany.com. A family unravels under the intricacies of sexuality, betrayal and loss, with mature subject matter. Tickets $18 general, $15 students and seniors; tickets at Paddington Station and The Music Coop in Ashland or online.

"A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER," 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through March 17, Camelot Theatre, 101 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-5250, camelottheatre.org. Musical farce set in 1909 London, in which the heir to a family fortune eliminates the eight pesky relatives who stand in his way. $30-$38.

"A COMEDY OF TENORS," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through March 17, Randall Theatre, 20 S. Fir St., Medford, 541-632-3258, randalltheatre.com. In 1930s Paris, love affairs, mistaken identities, bedroom hijinks and opening night chaos add up to hilarity on an operatic scale. $20, pay-what-you-wany at the door, subject to availability.

"HANSEL & GRETEL," 7:30 p.m. March 22, 3 p.m. March 24, Mountain Avenue Theater, Ashland High School, 201 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 800-901-7173, ext. 3, bravaopera.com. Engelbert Humperdinck's fully staged fairy tale opera, sung in English. Tickets $40 adults, $10 youth under 21.

"LOUISA MAY ALCOTT: LIVING 'LITTLE WOMEN',"12:30 p.m. March 23, Jacksonville Library, 340 W. C St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1665. Miriam Reed presents her original 45-minute solo play about the writer. Free.

"THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 1:30 p.m. Sundays, through March 24, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055, www.ctporegon.org. Oscar Wilde's play of manners and wit. Tickets $25 general, $22 seniors, $18 students and children.

"THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE," 7:30 p.m. March 29-30, 7:30 p.m April 5, 2 p.m April 6, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Musical about middle schoolers competing in a spelling bee. Tickets $28 general, $10 ages 22 and younger.

"BEEHIVE," 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturday, Monday, 1 p.m. Sundays, through March 31, with 8 p.m. shows Wednesdays starting March 20, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, theoregoncabaret.com. Celebration of 1960s female empowerment, with music by Janis Joplin, Diana Ross, Aretha Franklin and Tina Turner. $25-$39.

"ROMANCING THE WEST: HOW THE WEST WAS SUNG," 6 p.m. April 7, Jacksonville Inn, 175 E. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1900, romancingthewest.org. Documentary concert tells human story of more than 250 years of the people of the American West, with dinner. Tickets for dinner and show $48.

"THE MIKADO," 7:30 p.m. April 9, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players perform dreamy love story satirizing Victorian culture, set in a fictionalized Japan. Tickets $42, $45, $48 adults, $30, $33, $36 youth and students.

"SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE SIGN OF THE FOUR," Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 1 p.m. Sundays, April 12-May 26, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, theoregoncabaret.com. Holmes and Watson tackle a mystery, multiple murders. $25, $36, $39.

OREGON SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, through Oct. 27, Ashland, 541-482-4331, www.osfashland.org. The 2019 season continues with: "As You Like It" through Oct. 26; "Mother Road," through Oct. 26; "Hairspray," through Oct. 27; "Cambodian Rock Band," through Oct. 27. Next up: "Between Two Knees," April 7-Oct. 27. Dates, times, ticket prices vary.

Douglas County

"SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE," 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, March 28-April 21, Betty Long Unruh Theatre, 1614 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-673-2125, www.uact-theatre.com.Young Will Shakespeare finds inspiration for his new play in a young actress named Viola. $6-$13.

ANDY GROSS — COMEDY MAGICIAN, 7 p.m., April 5-6. Grand Victorian Theatre, 828 N. Old Pacific Highway, Myrtle Creek, 541-863-5000. $30 adults, $25 seniors and kids under 13.

CHILD'S PLAY

Josephine County

FATHER-DAUGHTER DANCE, 6-8 p.m. March 16, Grants Pass Family YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-474-0001. Girls dance with dads, grandfathers, uncle or mentors, with treats, drinks, pictures, contests. $25-$35.

W.I.L.D. — WILDERNESS INTEGRATED LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT, 1-4 p.m. March 17, April 7, Williams, contact info@williamscommunityforestproject.org. Outdoor educational program for children to develop physical and social skills, love and respect for woodlands. By donation. Contact to register.

SPRING BREAK DAY CAMP, 9 a.m.-4:15 p.m., March 25-29, Grants Pass Family YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-474-0001. Ages 6-12 enjoy games, songs, crafts, field trips. swimming. $30-$35 per day, $125-$150 per week.

SPRING BREAK CAMP EEK, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. March 25-29, Wildlife Images, 11845 Lower River Road, Grants Pass, 541-476-0222. Ages 7-12 enjoy games, crafts, outdoor exploration, hands-on learning centered on wildlife, nature, conservation. $20-$25 per day, $90-$100 per week.on.

YOUNG MASTER GARDENERS, 11:30 a.m.-noon and 3-4 p.m. April 10, Josephine Community Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. Kids learn about pollination and pollinators. Free; morning program for 5 and younger, afternoon for 6 and older.

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.

INDOOR PLAY GROUP, 9-11 a.m. Mondays, 9-10 a.m. Thursdays, Grants Pass Family YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-474-0001. Games, activities for toddlers, preschoolers and older children. Free; parents must stay with children.

YOUTH SKILLS PROGRAM, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Fridays, Williams, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays in Grants Pass, starts March 15-16, thesharpeningstone.com. 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

KID TIME CHILDREN'S MUSEUM, 106 N. Central Ave., Medford, 541-772-9922, www.kid-time.org. 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, www.scienceworksmuseum.org. Exhibits and activities related to energy, anatomy, chemistry, perception, motion, engineering, other Exhibits: Wild Music: Sounds and Songs of Life," through Sept. 2. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday; admission $10-$12, free for kids under 2; admission $3 every first Sunday.

ART

Josephine County

FIRST FRIDAY LIVE, 5-9 p.m. April 5, downtown Grants Pass, 541-450-6180, facebook.com/grantspassfirstfridaylive. 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 March: Barbara Newland, at US Bank, 400 S.W. Sixth St., JR Raysin at Major Art & Framing, 1951 Redwood Ave.; Iva Moynihan at Umpqua Bank, 1670 Williams Highway.

BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. Artwork by Karen O'Brien, through March.

GALLERY ONE AT THE MUSEUM, 229-B S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1218. Paintings capturing creates and nature with the intricacy of texture and unusual perspective by JR Raysin, through March 30.

GRANTS PASS MUSEUM OF ART, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. "World of Rivers and Oregon Caves — Caves are Thirsty," photographs by Chris Korbulic of his extreme kayaking adventures around the world, and "International Fiber Collaborative," panels depicting the Oregon Caves, through March 29.

THE HIVVE, 164 S.E. G St., Grants Pass. Art by Allen Smith, Paul James Cunningham, Timothy Weldon, Paul Silas Trapp and Stan Fullerton, through March.

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. Dues $30 per year.

SOUTHERN OREGON GUILD GALLERY, 24353 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-659-3858. "Loving," artwork exploring the many ways love can be expressed and sharing different objects of affection, through April 20

UNTITLED 2.0, 119 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, www.untitled2gallery.com. "Context 2.0 II Too ," an eclectic assemblage of functional, decorative and fine art, through March.

WISEMAN GALLERY, Rogue Community College, 3345 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-956-7481. RCC Faculty Art Exhibit, through March 21.

Jackson County

THIRD FRIDAY ART WALK, 5-8 p.m. March 15, throughout Medford. Local galleries and businesses hold receptions for art viewers. Free.

ART SALON, 2 p.m. last Sundays, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Monthly program in which local artists discuss the evolution of their art and present digital photos of their work. Schedule: March 31 is Ryan Moon; April 28 is Micah Ofstendahl; May 26 is Linda Dixon.

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

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, 541-488-9006. Annual Ashland High School Student Art Show, with work by Cruz McNamara, Mikhal Mesco, Julia Petrone, through March.

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. "Up and Away," work by gallery artists, with guest artist Zoe West, through April 28.

ASHLAND ART CENTER, 357 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2772. "Plant an Artist, Watch Them Grow" work by children and young adults, through March.

ASHLAND ART WORKS, 291 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-4735. Annual Ashland High School Student Art Show, with work by Meredith Granger, Claren Shields and Sierrah Kelly, through March.

BERRYMAN GALLERY, at the Craterian theater, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-772-8118. "Exotic and Remote," nature photography of RC Vasavada from Alaska, Chile, California, Colorado, Nepal, Norway, Oregon and Tibet, through April 2.

CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS, Art Building, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, 541-212-0292. Still Lives," virtual still lifes by Justin Berry; "Herstory," group exhibition on empowerment by Women's Resource Center; "Layering Responses," collaboration of three artists on a single piece, by Clee ferris, Paige Gerhard and Anna McGrath; "The Making Of: Blindspot," the creation of a motorcycle by Ben Gradel; "Infinite Recursion" a commentary on personal mythology, by Kate Womack; "Inked," artwork from printmaking classes and print workshops, curated by Maria De Los Angeles, through March 21.

GALLERIE KARON, 500 A St., Ashland, 541-482-9008. "Fine Wines and Felines," through March.

HANSON HOWARD GALLERY, 89 Oak St. Ashland, 541-488-2562. Woodblock prints by Millie Whipplesmith Plank, and sculpture by Christian Burchard, and paintings by Ashland High School student Aletha Moyer, through March.

HOUSTON'S CUSTOM FRAMING AND FINE ART, 280 E. Hersey St., Ashland, 541-482-1983. Work by gallery artists, ongoing.

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. Pastels by Leif Trygg, through March.

THE PHOTOGRAPHERS' GALLERY, 357 E, Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2772. Images by Darcie Sternenberg, through March.

ROGUE GALLERY, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, 541-772-8118. "The Art of the Celts," Irish-themed art in collage, fiber arts, mixed media, pen and ink, photography and paintings, through March 22; "Adventures in Experience," encaustic monotypes and mixed media prints by Jean Erickson and mixed media paintings by Barbara Martin, through April 12; new works by 39 gallery members, through April 4.

SCHNEIDER MUSEUM OF ART, Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Street, Ashland, 541-552-6245, sma.sou.edu. "From Ignorance to Wisdom," work by Robert Arellano, David Bithell, Cody Bustamante, Robin Strengfeld, Adam Bateman, Miles Inada and Marie de Los Angeles, and "Suds Ur Duds/Fermentation Elastic by Ryan Kitson, through March 16.

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

STUDIO 151, 151 N. Pioneer St., Ashland, studio151ashland.com. Mixed media, sculptural and wall art, ongoing.

Douglas County

THE ART GALLERY AT UCC, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-4692. Mixed media by James Halverson and Katherine Spinella, through March 12.

UMPQUA VALLEY ARTS CENTER, 1624 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-672-2532. "What Needs to Be Said: Hallie Ford Fellows in the Visual Arts," 13 artists express the importance of artistic exploration, "Tempora; Dance, " work by Sarah Grew and "The Reveal: A Personal Journey," work by Roseburg High School art students, March 15-May 8.

LITERARY

Josephine County

BOOK SIGNING, 2-4 p.m. March 16, Williams Library, 20695 Williams Highway, Williams, 541-846-7020. Evelyn Roether presents her new "Hiking Trails of the Lower Applegate," with 20 trails in Applegate, Murphy, Wilderville, Williams and Wonder.

AUTHOR INNOVATIVE MARKETING, 2:30-4 p.m. April 2, Washington federal Bank, 290 Union Ave., Grants Pass, 541-643-9289, doranne@yourbodybook.com, www.aimforwriters.com. Authors work together to promote their craft, increase public awareness, expand readership, increase sales.

CHRISTIAN WRITERS SUPPORT GROUP, noon-1:30 p.m. April 9, All the World Christian Center, 237 S.E. G St., Grants Pass (use door between the cleaners and the church), 541-441-0932, writerkate@mail.com, 541-601-1588, genekimsim@gmail.com. Writers share up to one page of their writing to share. No membership fee, donations welcome.

POETRY SHARING, 7-9 p.m. April 12, 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

AUTHOR TALK, 4-5:30 p.m. March 14, Eagle Point Library, 239 W. Main St., Eagle Point, 541-826-3313, Leta Neiderheiser presents her nonfiction history book "Jesse Applegate: A Dialogue with Destiny." Free.

GOLD HILL BOOK CLUB, 3-4 p.m. March 15, Gold Hill Library, 202 Dardanelles St., Gold Hill, 541-855-1994. Book discussion group reads "A Gentleman in Moscow" by Amor Towles. Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m. March 21, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Victoria Lee presents her mystery novel "Alliances." Free.

WRITERS GUILD OF ROGUE RIVER, 10 a.m.-noon, March 23, 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. March 23, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Catriona McPherson presents her mystery "Scot and Soda." Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m. March 25, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Bruce Berger presents "A Desert Harvest: New and Selected Essays." Free.

BRAIN BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP, 1:30-3:30 p.m. March 26, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "Sagebrush Collaboration: How Harney County, Oregon Defeated the Takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge" by Peter Walker. Free.

SISKIYOU SLEUTHS BOOK GROUP, 3 to 4:30 p.m. March 27, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Mystery discussion group reads "The Dancer and the Thief" by Antonio Skarmeta. Free.

AUTHOR EVENT, 2 p.m. March 30, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Stephanie Traina presents "Treasured Hearts," her collection of poetry and Bible verses. Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m. March 30, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Pam Houston presents "Deep Creek — Finding Hope in the High Country" and Stephanie Land presents "Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay and a Mother's Will to Survive." Free.

BOOKS@NOON, noon-1 p.m. April 2, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Readers share about what they're reading.

AUTHOR EVENT, 2 p.m. April 6, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Colleen McDonald presents "Betty's BFF" and "Coleman's Coastal Caper." Free.

MEDFORD LIBRARY BOOK CHAT, 5:30 p.m. April 9, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6415. Book group. Free.

PHOENIX LIBRARY BOOK CLUB, 2 p.m. April 11, Phoenix Library, 510 W. First St., Phoenix, 541-535-7090. Book discussion group. Free.

AUTHOR EVENT, 2 p.m. April 13, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Ben Courson presents his self-improvement book "Optimisfits." Free.

FAIRS/FESTS

Josephine County

JOSEPHINE COUNTY STAND UP AND EMPLOYMENT FAIR, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 15, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-821-0532. Services and resources for veterans, free haircuts, lunch and refreshments, live music. Free admission.

Jackson County

OREGON CHEESE FESTIVAL, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. March 16, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. March 17, Rogue Creamery Cheese Shop, North Front Street, Central Point, oregoncheesefestival.com. Farmers market-style festival with local artisan cheese, food, beer, wine, spirits, crafts. Admission $15 advance, $20 door, free to children 12 and younger; adult beverage tickets are $10

MISCELLANY

Josephine County

VOLUNTEER SOCIAL HOUR, 5 p.m. March 14, VinFarm, 111 S.E. G St., Grants Pass, 541-778-8044. Appetizers, conversation, networking and information about volunteer opportunities with KS Wild and Rogue Riverkeeper. Free, no-host bar.

ART NIGHT BY THE FIRESIDE, 6-9 p.m. March 15, Rogue Community College, 3345 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-226-1817. Create a painting that looks like stained glass, learn about addiction recovery and naloxone kits, hot cocoa bar. $15; call to reserve a spot of visit rouguecc.edu and search "art night"; soup on sale for $2 to benefit RCC Recovery Club.

CHILI COOK OFF, 6-9 p.m. March 15, RCC Belt Building, 24353 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 458-229-2067. Fundraiser for Cave Junction Farmers Market and KXCJ Radio, with pots of chili, cornbread, desserts, silent auction. $5-$20, donation.

TERPENE CUP, 1-8 p.m. March 16, Pacifica Gardens, 14615 Water Gap Road, Williams, oregonsubgrown.org. Cannabis flower judging, with joint rolling contest, music by Alcyon Massive and Diane Patterson, vendors, for ages 21 and older. Admission $10-$20, people's choice judge admission, $40-$50.

PUB CRAWL & DINNER, 3-8:30 p.m. March 16, Rogue Barbers, Grants Pass, 541-476-1275. Pub crawl starts with spirits tastings at Rogue Barbers, then proceeds to The Haul, Vice Brewing and Climate City Brewing, followed by six-course dinner and beer pairing at MaMosa's. Tickets $30 for pub crawl only, $50 for dinner only, $75 for both, limited spots available. Get tickets in person at Rogue Barbers or MaMosa's or online at roguebarbers.ticketbud.com.

A WOMEN'S CAFE, 4-9 p.m. March 16, Takilma Community Building, 9367 Takilma Road, Cave Junction, 541-592-3911. Local women perform and share: musicians, singers, poets, writers, artists, dancers, healers, with cafe food to purchase, show of artwork on mature/delicate topics. Admission $8-$15, sliding scale, not recommended for young children.

FATHER-DAUGHTER DANCE, 6-8 p.m. March 16, Grants Pass Family YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-474-0001. Girls dance with dads, grandfathers, uncle or mentors, with treats, drinks, pictures, contests. $25-$35.

ST. PATRICK'S BREAKFAST AND SILENT AUCTION FUNDRAISER, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. March 17, Grants Pass High School Commons, 830 N.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass. District 7 Middle School Honor Orchestra performs and serves skillet breakfast with all the fixings. Tickets $5.

WINNERS' DINNER, 5 p.m. March 23, Bear Hotel, 2101 N.E. Spalding Ave., Grants Pass, 541-244-0685. Dinner and awards, silent auction, 50/50 drawing in support of the Jo Co Spay & Neuter Fund. Tickets $60, cash or check only; tickets at Blind George's

VETERANS BREAKFAST, 6-8 a.m. April 4, Taprock Northwest Grill, 971 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-295-8230. Meal and program for veterans of all eras. Meal is $10, program is free.

Jackson County

CREATIVE INDUSTRIES LECTURE SERIES, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Art Building, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, 541-552-7672, sma.sou.edu. Free talks aby artists.

FRIDAY NIGHT SPEAKEASY, 8 p.m. March 15, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, liveatthearmory.com. Casino night and variety show, with burlesque show, gaming tables, hot jazz music by Sepiatonic, Hot Club, High Step Society, for ages 21 and older only. $25 advance, $30 door; tickets at Music Coop in Ashland, Immortal Spirits in Medford and online.

CELEBRATING THE SHAMROCK, noon-6 p.m. March 16, Jacksonville. Music, face painting, trolly rides, store specials. Free.

COMMUNITY SEED SWAP AND SCION EXCHANGE, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 17, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland. seed-related workshops (10 a.m.-noon), seed swap (noon-2 p.m.), with seeds for sale, seed cleaning demos, experts to answer questions. Free admission.

CELTIC CELEBRATION, 5:30-7:30 p.m. March 17, Rogue Gallery, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, 541-772-8118. Irish-themed art show, traditional Irish food, Irish music by Pat O' Scannell and Friends, Danny Boy singing competition. Tickets $35.

BEEKMAN HOUSE LIVING HISTORY, 10:30, 11:30 a.m. 1 and 3 p.m. March 23, March 30, April 27, May 25, Beekman House, 470 E. California St., Jacksonville, 541-245-3650. Tours of historic home, with history of the late 1800s. $5-$8.

FILM SCREENING, 1 p.m. March 29, Meese Auditorium, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Showing of "Nothing Truer Than Truth," documentary on the Shakespeare authorship question, followed by Q&A with writer/filmmaker. Free; seating is first-come, first-served.

HISTORY LECTURE SERIES, noon April 3, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, noon, April 10, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-773-6536, 541-774-8679. "The Historic Holmes House: From Harry and David to the Present," fourth in a year-long history lecture series called "Windows in Time." Free.

CASINOS

Douglas County

SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. Midget Wrestling Warriors, March 16; Littletown, through March 17; Kid & Nic, March 20-24; The Koz, March 27-31; Ron White, April 19; CageSport 57, MMA fighting, May 11; Creedence Clearwater Revisited, June 22; Bites, Blues and Brews Festival, June 29; Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, July 5; karaoke, Mondays and Tuesdays; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

Northern California

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

RAIN ROCK CASINO, 777 Casino Way, Yreka, California, 530-777-7246. California Country, May 17-18; Danielle Kelly Soul Project, July 13.

Portland area

SPIRIT MOUNTAIN CASINO, Grand Ronde, 800-760-7977. Johnny Mathis, March 30; The Isley Brothers, April 6; Wine & Spirits Fair, April 13; Ron White, April 20; Lee brice, May 18; Thunder From Down Under, June 7-8; Roll The Dice Car Show, June 15; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

Oregon coast

CHINOOK WINDS CASINO, Lincoln City, 888-244-6665. Green Ball Golf Tournament, March 17; Grand Funk Railroad, March 29-30; Comedy on the Coast, March 22-23; Spring Break Party, March 23; Comedy on the Coast, April 5-6; Cheech & Chong, April 26-27; Chicks With Hits, May 3-4; Comedy on the Coast, May 10-11; Comedy on the Coast, June 14-15; Clay Walker, June 20-21; Comedy on the Coast, July 5-6; Beach, Bacon & Brews, July 13; Comedy on the Coast, Aug. 16-17; Celebration of Honor, Sept. 18-22; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

MILL CASINO, North Bend, 800-953-4800. Queen Nation, the music of Queen, April 13; BBQ. Blues and Brews, May 25-26; Lighthouse Run, June 14-15; Fireworks on the Bay, July 3; Food Truck Off, Aug. 2-4; Mill-Luck Salmon Celebration, Sept. 14-15; Oktoberfest, Oct. 12; Comedy Night, Wednesdays; Trivia Night, Tuesdays and Thursdays; lounge entertainment, Fridays and Saturdays.

THREE RIVERS CASINO, Florence, 541-997-7529.


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