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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.

CEDARWOOD SALOON, 1345 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-6160. May 31, Jim Lesher and Western Express, country, country rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; June 1, The Johnny Young Band, country, 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. May 31, The Joker & Jester, comedy duo, 7-9 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. 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. June 13, Paint and Sip Pottery, 6 p.m., $40, reservations at eventbrite.com; June 20, The Tipsy Paintbrush, 6:15 p.m., $35, reservations at squareup.com; 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. May 31-June 1, Rock Candy, rock, soul, blues, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

GALICE RESORT, 11744 Galice Road, Galice, 541-476-3818. May 31, Tim and Dennis Mitchell, variety, 5-9 p.m.; June 1, Over the Moon, blues, 5-9 p.m.; June 2, Willie & The Poor Boys, rockgrass, 4-8 p.m. No cover.

THE HAUL, 121 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4991. May 30, Cave Clove, 8-10 p.m.; May 31, The Illies, roots, 9 p.m.; June 6, MDC, hardcore punk, with Shotwell and Abiotic opening, 7-10 p.m.; June 9, unplugged, acoustic circle jam, 3-6 p.m. No cover.

JD'S SPORTS BAR AND BREWERY, 690 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-471-0383. May 31-June 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. May 31, Catchin Eddies, eclectic, 7-10 p.m.; June 1, Mike Brons, acoustic classics, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

MCGREW'S, 33105 Redwood Highway, O'Brien, 541-596-2202. May 31, Frankie Hernandez Band, funk, rock, reggae, Latin, 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.

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. May 31-June 1, Sights and Sounds Unlimited Hip Hop, DJ Chili Dog, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; Sunday-Thursday, Krank It Up 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. May 30, DJ FiNaTTiK Dance Party, 9 p.m.-midnight; May 31, Dos Tacos, rock, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; June 1, Kenobi Productions Refresh DJs, 10 p.m.-2 a.m.; June 2, DJ Lion-O, 8-11 p.m.; June 6, Town Stories and Spicy When Naked, punk rock, 9-11 p.m. No cover, unless otherwise noted.

SPEAKEASY TAPROOM & WINE BAR, 208 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-450-4248. Wednesdays, trivia, 6:30 p.m. No cover.

TAYLOR'S COUNTRY STORE, 202 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541- 592-5358. May 31, Wiz Krisa, solo acoustic favorites, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

VICE BREWING COMPANY, 220 S.W. H St., Unit A, Grants Pass, 541-916-9060. Thursdays, trivia, 6:15 p.m. No cover.

WEEKEND BEER COMPANY, 550 S.W. Sixth St., Suite G, Grants Pass, 541-507-1919. June 6, Jug of Punch, old-time, Irish, Scottish, French-Canadian music, 4-6 p.m., no cover; June 9, Beer and Yoga class, 11 a.m.-noon, $20

WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. May 31, 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. June 20, acoustic bluegrass Americana 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. June 1, Lovely, acoustic singer songwriter, 6:30-9 p.m., on the patio. No cover.

Jackson County

APPLEGATE LODGE, 15100 Highway 238, Applegate, 541-761-9353, www.liveatthegate.com. June 4, Big Sam's Funky Nation, funk, jazz, rock, hip hop, 9 p.m., $15 advance, $20 door; June 19, Yarn, road stories, 9 p.m., $13 advance, $15 door; July 10-11, Zero, rock, soul, 9 p.m., $40 advance,. $45 door. Tickets online or at the door.

AQUA RESTAURANT AND BAR, 31 Water St., Ashland, 541-488-2782. May 31, Efije, progressive rock, 8-10 p.m.; Wednesdays, open mic, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

BAMBOO ROOM AT KING WAH'S, 1182 Court St., Medford, 541-772-1820. June 12, Plaguebringer, Bullet Lobotomy, Aitherios, Of Avalon, 7-10 p.m., $7.

BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. May 30, Tradewinds, classic rock duo, 7-9 p.m.; May 31-June 1, Eric Leadbetter, classic rock, 8-11 p.m.; June 6, Chris Baron, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

THE BLACK SHEEP, 51 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6414. May 31, The Bouray, funk-hip hop, folk-rock, 9 p.m.-midnight, $5; June 1, Creekside Strings Jam, 3-5 p.m.; June 1, Piper Hays, Americana soul, 9-11:30 p.m., $5; June 2, Doug Warner, blues, 7-9 p.m., no cover; June 8, GreenHaus Drag Show, 2-4 p.m, $5; Tuesdays, open mic with Robbie DaCosta, 8:30-10:30 p.m., no cover; Wednesdays, Magic Night, 6-9 p.m., Blades of Grass, acoustic bluegrass, 9-11 p.m., no cover; Thursdays, dart tournament, 7:30 p.m., game night, 8 p.m., no cover; Sundays, Celtic music, 2-5 p.m., no cover.

BOOMTOWN SALOON, 105 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-702-2252. June 1, Hog Wild, classic rock, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Wednesdays, acoustic open mic, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

BRICKROOM, 35 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6030. June 7, Purple Rain: Prince Tribute. with DJ Gemineye, 9 p.m., $5; June 18, Josiah Johnson, folk, indie, 9 p.m., $10 at brownpapertickets.com; June 25, The Bones of JR Jones, soul, blues, roots, 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. Thursdays and Fridays, karaoke, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

CHADWICKS PUB AND SPORTS BAR, 2300 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-770-1234. May 31-June 1, Comedy Night with opener James Camacho and headliner Art Krug, 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. Saturdays, Jug of Punch, Irish music, 4-6 p.m. No cover.

GIL'S, 175 N. Pioneer St., Ashland, 541-488-6139. June 7, Eight Dollar Mountain, bluegrass, Americana. 6-10 p.m. No cover.

GRAPE STREET BAR & GRILL, 31 S. Grape St., Medford, 541-500-8881. May 30, Johnny Young band, country rock from Nashville, 7 p.m; May 31, Hog Wild, rock, 8 p.m.-midnight; June 1, Flat Patty, hard rock, 8 p.m.-midnight; June 4, Southern Oregon Jazz Orchestra, swing, big band, 7-9 p.m.; June 5, line dancing, 6 p.m; June 6, Hunks, male revue, 8-10 p.m., $21.95-$39.95 at eventbrite.com; Wednesdays, line dancing, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

HABANEROS, 142 N. Front St., Medford, 541-779-9770. June 1, Juniper Berries, nerve pop, with The Music of Frank Ellis, eclectic rock, opening, 8:30-11:30 p.m. No cover.

THE HOMESTEAD PUB , 119 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-299-0644. June 1, Ruby Rain, country, rock, blues, pop, 8 p.m.-midnight; Tuesdays, open mic jam, 7:30-10:30 p.m. No cover.

HOWIEE'S ON FRONT, 16 N. Front St., Medford, 541-773-5767. May 31, Ruby Rain, country rock, pop, Latin, 8:30 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

J'VILLE TAVERN, 125 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1170. May 31, The Rogue Underground, funk, soul, rock, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

JOHNNY B'S ROCKIN' DINER, 120 E. Sixth St., Medford, 541-773-1900. May 31, The Pretty Flowers, 8-11 p.m.; June 3, MoonCats, Americana, 9 p.m.; June 4, The Blank Tapes, 8-11 p.m. Cover charges vary.

LA BAGUETTE MUSIC CAFE, 340 A St., Ashland, 541-482-0855. May 31, Thor Polson Quartet, music of Wayne Shorter and Herbie Hancock, 7:30-9:30 p.m.; June 1, Ed Dunsavage Trio, jazz, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

LIQUID ASSETS, 96 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-9463. June 4, Paint & Sip Pottery, 6-8 p.m., $40, tickets at eventbrite.com; June 8, The Rendezvous, deep house music, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $5.

LOFT BRASSERIE & BAR, 18 Calle Guanajuato, Ashland, 541-482-1116. June 6, The Giantess, roots rock, 8-10 p.m.; June 27, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

LUNA CAFE & MERCANTILE, 2525 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-482-3372. June 2, Paul Turnipseed Trio, jazz, 4-6 p.m. No cover.

OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. May 31, Jupiters Beard, 9 p.m.-midnight; June 1, Daniel Nickels, 7:30 p.m.; June 7, The Second String Band, 9:30 p.m.-midnight; June 9, Ryan David Orr, 9 p.m.-midnight; Fridays, Dan Engle and Friends, traditional Irish dance music, 6-9 p.m.; Mondays, open mic, 9 p.m.; Thursdays, karaoke, 9 p.m. No cover.

OSMO'S ALEHOUSE, 522 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-816-4422. May 31, Bekkah McAlvage, country-folk, American roots, 6:30-9 p.m. No cover.

PIER 21, 841 Stewart Ave., Medford, 541-776-3263. May 31, Ring of Trees, rock, originals, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; June 1, Rickashane, classic rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Wednesdays and Thursdays, open jam night, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

ROCKY TONK SALOON & GRILL, 333 E. Main St., Medford, 541-973-2887. June 2, Demun Jones, Adam Calhoun and Crucifix, country for 21 and older, doors 6 p.m., show 7:30 p.m., $20 advance, $25 door; Tuesdays and Fridays, free line dance lessons, 7-9 p.m., no cover.

THE ROGUE GRAPE, 36 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-622-8622. June 3, Dani and Dean, jazz vocals and keyboards, 5-8 p.m. No cover.

THE ROGUE GROWLER, 454 Highland Drive, Medford, 541-779-4031. June 4 and 11, trivia, 6-8 p.m.; June 7, Cleo Links, 6-8 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. June 1, Casey Neill and The Norway Rats, folk rock, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10; June 4, DJ Logic, jazz hip hop, 9 p.m.-midnight, $20; June 6, Nick Makar, stand-up comedy, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10; June 13, Forest Grove Outlaws, outlaw country rock, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10.

TOUVELLE LODGE, 9367 Table Rock Road, Central Point, 541-826-4855. June 2 The John Dough Boys, folk rock, punk grass, 2-6 p.m. No cover.

THE URBAN CORK, 330 N. Fir St., Medford, 541-500-8778. May 31, Phil King, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5-7 p.m. No cover.

THE VILLAGE AT MEDFORD CENTER, 631 Medford Center, Medford, 310-235-0444. June 2, Leonard Griffee, blues guitar, 1-3 p.m. No cover.

WALKABOUT BREWING COMPANY, 921 Mason Way, Medford, 541-734-4677. May 31, Sol Seed, Policulture, reggae, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

WILD GOOSE CAFE & BAR, 2365 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-488- 4103. May 30, Fredericks and Warner, music of JJ Cale, 7-10 p.m. No cover. May 31, karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; June 1, karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; June 2, Jim Quimby, piano jazz, 6-8 p.m., open mic, 8-11 p.m.; June 3, TSA Trio, 8-11 p.m.; June 5, Gene's Themed open mic, 8-11 p.m.; June 6, Jimmy Pinwheel Band, honky tonk, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

WINERIES

Josephine County

AUGUSTINO ESTATE VINEYARDS, 16995 N. Applegate Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-1881. June 1, Top Secret, rock, blues, 2-5 p.m. No cover.

PLAISANCE RANCH, 16955 Water Gap Road, Williams, 541-846-7175. June 28, Wine Down, with backporch roots blues by Pete Herzog, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

SCHMIDT FAMILY VINEYARDS, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9985. May 31, Sequoia, bluegrass, Americana, country, 5-8 p.m. No cover.

TROON VINEYARD, 1475 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9900. June 2, Jen Ambrose, blues, jazz, rock, folk, 1-4 p.m. No cover.

WOOLDRIDGE CREEK WINERY, 818 Slagle Creek Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-6364. June 7, Summer Wine Release, with music by LEFT, indie rock, 5-8 p.m.; June 8, Summer Wine Release, with music by Dead Lee, noon-4 p.m.; June 9, Summer Wine Release, with music by Intuitive Compass, original western folk, and Jason Dea West opening, 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. May 30, Hollis Peach, folk, 6-8 p.m. May 31, David Cahalan, acoustic guitar and vocals; June 1, Phil King, acoustic guitar and vocals; June 2, Tigers of Youth; No cover.

DANCIN' VINEYARDS, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford, 541-245-1133. May 31, David Pinsky and Phil Newton, acoustic blues, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; June 5, Ed Dunsavage Trio, jazz, 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover.

DEL RIO VINEYARDS & WINERY, 52 N. River Road, Gold Hill, 541-855-2062. June 2, Femme Fatale, rock-blues, folk-pop duo, 3-5 p.m., no cover; July 12, Rock Point Dinner, family-style barbecue, $65, reservations required.

EDENVALE WINERY, 2310 Voorhies Road, Medford, 541-512-2955, ext. 2. June 2, live music, 1-4 p.m. No cover.

GRIZZLY PEAK WINERY, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland, 541-482-5700. June 5, Maracuja, Latin American music, 7-9 p.m., $15; June 9, Wine…With Strings Attached, new music by Southern Oregon composers, 2-4 p.m. $5-$10.

JAXON VINEYARDS, 5709 Hughes Road, Medford, 541-512-1514. June 8, Charles Guy and Linda Powers, flamenco, Spanish, 1-3 p.m.; June 16, Not Too Shabby, pop, rock, contemporary, 1-4 p.m.; June 22, The Brothers Reed, acoustic Americana folk pop, 1-4 p.m. No cover.

KRISELLE CELLARS, 12956 Modoc Road, White City, 541-830-8466. June 8, Lane Norberg, 1-4 p.m. No cover.

PASCHAL WINERY, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-535-7957. June 2, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals, 3:30-5:30 p.m., no cover; June 4, Jefferson Classical Guitar Society, 6-8 p.m., no cover; June 7, Salsa Brava, Latin, salsa music, with free dance lesson 6:30 p.m., music 7-9 p.m., $10.

RED LILY VINEYARDS, 11777 Highway 238, Jacksonville, 541-846-6800. June 6, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

RELLIK WINERY, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point, 541-499-0449. June 2. Rich Millward, acoustic guitar and vocals, 4-6 p.m. No cover.

ROXYANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. May 31, Fortune's Folly, alt rock from Portland, 6-8 p.m., $5-$7; June 2, Marshall stack & Friends, variety, 3-5 p.m., no cover.

SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. May 31, Danielle Kelly Soul Project, neo soul Motown, 6-8 p.m.; June 1, Alyssa Weaver and Pacifica, 6-8 p.m.; June 5, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

STONERIVER VINEYARDS, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent, 541-864-9234. June 1, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5-7 p.m., no cover.

2 HAWK WINERY, 2335 N. Phoenix Road, Medford, 541-779-9463. June 22, Walking Vineyard Tour, 2-4 p.m., $35-$45, reservations required.

WEISINGER'S WINERY 3150 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-488-5989. June 1, Dayton Mason, gypsy jazz, 2-5 p.m.; June 2, Pete Herzog, backporch blues, 2-5 p.m. No cover.

WILD WINES, 4550 Little Applegate Road, Jacksonville, 541-899-1565. June 2, Margo Cilker, country, 2-6 p.m. No cover.

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.

SARA AND KENNY, 7 p.m. May 30, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Classical guitarist and jazz guitarist present everything from Bach to Billie Holiday to Joni Mitchell. Tickets $15.

FLOATER, 8 p.m. May 31, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. Indie rock, for 21 and older only. Tickets $20; sold at Oregon Outpost, Music Shop, Larry's Music, online.

THREE RIVERS COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA, 7 p.m. June 1, Newman United Methodist Church, 132 N.E. B St., Grants Pass. Orchestra performs music from Beethoven's Sixth Symphony, "Fiddler on the Roof," "Fellowship of the Ring," :Somewhere In Time," "Claire de Lune," "Bolero" and Shostakovich Waltz No. 2. Free, donations accepted at the door.

LITA FORD, 7 p.m. June 7, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, brownpapertickets.com. 1980s rock, for all ages, with Kip Winger and Sylent Storm opening. Tickets $28 and $45 general, $24 and $38 veterans, $15 kids 12 and younger.

ROCK CONCERT, 6-10:30 p.m. June 9, Eaden Ballroom, 244 S.W. K St., Grants Pass. Music by Your Hands Write History, Terra, Deathbreaker, Ghost Heart, Undertows, Cathedral Hills, EP release show, $8, all ages.

SOPHIA TALVIK, 7 p.m. June 11, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Folk. Tickets $15.

ROCK CONCERT, 8-11 p.m. June 14, Eaden Ballroom, 244 S.W. K St., Grants Pass. Music by Haven Yates, Ghost Kings, Nordic Daughter, $5, all ages.

BILLY LUND AND WHISKEY WEEKEND, 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 18, Riverside Park, Grants Pass, 541-476-7717.

Country and country rock, opens outdoor Grants Pass Concerts in the Park series. Free.

ACOUSTIC JAM, 6-9 p.m. June 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.

SINGSPIRATION, 5 p.m. June 30, First Christian Church, 305 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-226-5704. Sing and celebrate event open to the public. Free.

PAUL THORN, 8 p.m. July 10, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. Southern rock, country, Americana, blues, for 21 and older only. Tickets $25; sold at Oregon Outpost, Music Shop, Larry's Music, online.

Jackson County

ELIJAH RAY AND THE BAND OF LIGHT, 8 p.m. May 30, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N., Ashland, 541-482-3776. Transformational, healing music. $20 advance, $30 door.

LOCASH, 8 p.m. May 31, Jackson County Expo, Central Point, attheexpo.com. Modern country, classic rock. Tickets $18 lawn, $25 reserved, $35 standing floor only.

JEFFERSON STATE CHORAL COALITION, 7:30 p.m. June 1, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. "Turn the World Around" program includes a world premier composition by Kirby and Markita Shaw, plus "Bridge Over Troubled Water, " :It Starts in the Heart," "Simple Gifts" and "You're the Voice," among others, Tickets $25 adults, $10 students.

"AN AMERICAN IN PARIS," 3 p.m. June 2, North Medford High School, 1900 Keene Way Drive, Medford, 541-734-4116, jcconcerts.org. Trumpeter Dan Kocurek and pianist Christine Eggert perform music by Debussy, Gershwin, Stravinsky and Piazzolla, plus cabaret songs of Edith Piaf. Tickets $25.

MASTER'S GUITAR RECITAL, 7:30 p.m. June 3, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. Performance by James Smith. Free.

MASTER'S PERCUSSION SOLO RECITAL, 7:30 p.m. June 5, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. Performance by Reed Bentley Free.

SENIOR VOICE RECITAL, 7:30 p.m. June 7 SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. Performance by Molly Williams. Free.

SENIOR PIANO RECITAL, 7:30 p.m. June 8, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. Performance by Stephanie Chen. Free.

LIVE FROM THE SPRINGS, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. June 9 Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N., Ashland, 541-482-3776. Free monthly event with food, artists, music by Ancient Souls, Dubtonic Kru, Jah Sun and The Rising Tide, Spunj.

SOU CHOIRS CONCERT, 3 p.m. June 9, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. Program is "The Loveliness of Life," a life-affirming vocal concert. $10 general, $5 seniors, free for full-time students, faculty and staff.

RAYE ZARAGOZA, June 10, Ashland Armory Lounge, upstairs, 208 Oak St., Ashland, liveatthearmory.com. Singer songwriter., for 21 and older only. $15.

OCEANS FLAMENCO EN VIVO, 8 p.m. June 11, Havurah Synagogue, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland, brownpapertickets.com. Flamenco dancer Savannah Fuentes performs with singer/percussionist Jose Moreno and guitarist Pedro Cortes. $22 general, $35 VIP reserved VIP seating, $15 students.

SHANTALA AND MIKEY PAUKER, 7:30 p.m. June 13, The Casbah at Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N., Ashland, 541-488-8282. Sacred chant and world folk music. $20 advance, $25 door; sold at Music Coop in Ashland.

ASHLAND CITY BAND, 7 p.m. Thursdays, June 13-Aug. 15, Butler Band Shell, Lithia Park, Ashland, 541-245-9494, ashlandband.org. Outdoor summer concerts, with pre-show entertainment beginning at 6:15 p.m. Free.

RAIN — A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES, 8 p.m. June 13, Britt Festivals, Jacksonville, 541-773-6077, brittfest.org. Tribute band performs the entire "Abbey Road" album, with Paul Turnipseed Trio in the Britt Performance Garden at 6 p.m. Tickets $57 reserved, $39 lawn, $29 child lawn, with blanket options available.

MEDFORD CRUISE CONCERT, 5:30-10 p.m. June 14, Main Street and Riverside, downtown Medford, medfordcruise.org. KOBY DJs, 1950s and '60s rock (5:30 p.m.); Derek Deon and the Vaughns, dream pop (7:30 p.m).; Sound Stage Review, '50s & '60s music (9 p.m.). Free.

CHASE RICE, 7:30 p.m. June 14, Britt Festivals, Jacksonville, 541-773-6077, brittfest.org. Country, with music to be announced in the Britt Performance Garden at 6 p.m. Tickets $43 reserved, $45 standing room only, $39 lawn, $29 child lawn.

SUGARBEATS, 9 P.M. June 14, Ashland Armory Lounge, upstairs, 208 Oak St., Ashland, liveatthearmory.com. Funk soul for all ages, with Slow Corpse and TFMarz opening. $20 advance, $25 door.

THIRD EYE BLIND, 7:30 p.m. June 16, Britt Festivals, Jacksonville, 541-773-6077, brittfest.org. Progressive rock, with Ra Ra Riot opening and, with music to be announced in the Britt Performance Garden at 6 p.m. Tickets $75 reserved, $85 standing room only, $49 lawn, $39 child lawn.

LITTLE RIVER BAND, 7:30 p.m. June 19, Britt Festivals, Jacksonville, 541-773-6077, brittfest.org. Pop rock, with music to be announced in the Britt Performance Garden at 6 p.m. Tickets $52 reserved, $42 lawn, $32 child lawn, with blanket options available.

COMMUNITY DRUMMING, 6-7 p.m. June 21, Applegate Library, 18485 N. Applegate Road, Applegate, 541-846-7346. Drumming circle, no experience needed. Some drums, rattles available or bring your own. Free. third Friday

AMERICAN BAND COLLEGE: AN EVENING WITH THE STARS, 7:30 p.m. June 25, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Variety of music performed by band directors from around the United States. $25 adults, $15 youth 6-18.

BOB RAWLINGS & THE ED DUNSAVAGE TRIO, 7 p.m. June 29, Old Siskiyou Barn, Ashland, 541-488-3869, siskiyoumusicproject.com. Jazz tribute to Stan Getz and Charlie Byrd. $25 general, $20 Siskiyou Music Project members, $10 students.

Willamette Valley

GARTH BROOKS, 7 p.m. June 29, Autzen Stadium, Eugene, 877-654-2784, ticketmaster.com. Country music, rain or shine. Tickets, with fees, $94.95.

NORTHWEST WORLD REGGAE FESTIVAL, July 26-28, Marcola, 503-427-1934, nwwrf.com. Three days of reggae roots music, with craft and food booths. Three-day pass, with camping, $100-$200, two-day pass, with camping, $110, Sunday only with camping, $40.

ON STAGE

Josephine County

"BREAKING DOWN WALLS," 3-4:30 p.m. June 6 and June 11, Rogue Auditorium, Rogue Community College, 3345 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-660-5056. Acting students present monologues and scenes that break the fourth wall by addressing the audience, exploring the concept that theater helps break down barriers in society, relationships and within ourselves. Free.

OLD TIME RADIO PLAYERS, 7 p.m. June 7, 2 p.m. June 8-9, Floral Building, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-659-7723. Vintage radio program with a 1949 episode from "Suspense" titled "Three O'Clock," the comic skit "Blanche Bets a Horse" from "The Bickersons," plus musical entertainment. $12 with advance reservation, $14 door, $10 for groups of eight or more with reservations.

"BELL, BOOK AND CANDLE," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m Sundays, June 7-23, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, barnstormersgp.com. A modern-day witch casts a spell to find love. Tickets $15, $12 each for groups of 10 or more; June 6 preview is $5, June 13 show is pay-what-you-can.

CELEBRATE DANCE, 7 p.m. June 15, Grants Pass Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-916-8384. Contemporary, hip hop, jazz, musical theater, street tap and more, featuring All That Jazz and its 2009 regional award-winning dance repertoire. Tickets $16 general, $12 for seniors and students.

"PINOCCHIO," 7 p.m. June 20-21, 2 and 7 p.m. June 22, 2 p.m June 23, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-450-5283. Heartland Dance Studio ballet dancers perform solo and group numbers, with narration, to tell the story of the wooden marionette brought to life by magic. Tickets $12 adults, $10 seniors and veterans, $8 children under 12.

"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

JP SPEARS, 7 p.m May 31, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Comedian and YouTube star does stand-up comedy. $27.50, $30.50 general, VIP meet-and-greet tickets are $84.50.

"SILENT SKY" 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 1:30 p.m. Sundays, May 31-June 16, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055, www.ctporegon.org. Story of the first female astronomer. Tickets $25 general, $22 seniors, $18 students and children; May 30 preview is $15.

"TWELFTH NIGHT," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays, through June 1, Rogue Community College Performance Hall, Medford, 541-608-4401. Students stage William Shakespeare comedy. Tickets $14 general, $7 students, sold at RCC book store or online at eventbrite.com (search RCC Theater).

SOU DANCE SPRING SHOWCASE, 6 p.m. June 2, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. Students perform ballet, musical theater, lyrical, jazz, hip hop, heels, tap. ribbon, spoken word, contemporary, k-pop, country line. $10 general, $5 seniors, free for full-time students, faculty and staff.

"MAMMA MIA," 8 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, 1 and 8 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, June 7-Aug. 18, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, theoregoncabaret.com. A woman seeks the identity of her father on the eve of her wedding, set to music of Abba. $29, $39, $43.

"NOT THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO?," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, June 7-23, Randall Theatre, 20 S. Fir St., Medford, 541-632-3258, randalltheatre.com. Comedic musical about a sub-par playwright who wants to produce his own version of the classic story, but without a budget and not enough actors. $22 reserved, through June 6, $24 reserved after June 6, pick-your-price at the door, subject to availability.

BRIAN REGAN, 7:30 p.m. June 7, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Stand-up comedy. $44, $47, $50.

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" "Between Two Knees," through Oct. 27. Next up: "Macbeth, June 7-Oct. 11," "Alice in Wonderland," June 8-Oct. 12, "All's Well That Ends Well," June 9-Oct. 13. Dates, times, ticket prices vary.

"SUREALIA," 7 p.m. June 14, 1 and 7 p.m. June 15, Crater Performing Arts Center, 655 N. Third St., Central Point, 541-773-7272, studioroxander.com. Full-length, original contemporary ballet. Tickets $10-$20.

FUSION DANCE ACADEMY, 6:30 p.m. June 15, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. "Hooray for Hollywood" program showcases dance to music from the movies. $25 adults, $18 youth, students.

Douglas County

"CALENDAR GIRLS," 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, May 30-June 23, Betty Long Unruh Theatre, 1614 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-673-2125, www.uact-theatre.com.Women raise money for a local hospital by selling calendars with nude photos. $6-$13.

"THE MAD TEA PARTY,", 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 5 p.m. Sundays, July 12-21, Grand Victorian Theatre, 828 N. Old Pacific Highway, Myrtle Creek, 541-863-5000. Dinner theater featuring Mad Hatter and other Wonderland characters. $40 adults, $25 children 12 and younger.

CHILD'S PLAY

Josephine County

W.I.L.D. — WILDERNESS INTEGRATED LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT, 1-4 p.m. June 2, June 23, July 7, July 21, Williams, contact info@williamscommunityforestproject.org. Outdoor educational program for children. By donation. Contact to register.

SENSATIONAL STORYTIME, 11 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, through June 4, Grants Pass Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-956-2059, ext. 4743, 541-476-0571. Inclusive, interactive storytime for ages 2-4. with free play, circle time with books and songs, sensory-focused art activity. Free, registration required.

SUMMER READING PROGRAM, June 22-Aug. 3, Josephine Community Libraries, 541-476-0571. "A Universe of Stories" open to readers of all ages, with a chance to win prizes, includes crafts and activities for 12 and younger, weekly raffle for teens, and a one-time drawing for adults.

SUMMER THEATER CAMP, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 8-20, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, oneeleventheatrecompany.com. Kids 7-16 take workshops voice, music, dance, a ting, improvisation, set and costume design, and put on a performance of Disney's "Frozen, Jr." Cost is $200, register by April 30, $225 after April 30. Some scholarships available.

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, through May, 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. June 7, 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 May Lori Garfield at US Bank, 400 S.W. Sixth St., JR Raysin at Major Art & Framing, 1951 Redwood Ave.; Carla Griffin at Umpqua Bank, 1670 Williams Highway.

BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. Photo Art & Fun by Mike Machado, through May.

GALLERY ONE AT THE MUSEUM, 229-B S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1218."Spin Cycle," new kaleidoscope hexie arrangements by fabric artist Linda Dunn, through May 31.

GRANTS PASS MUSEUM OF ART, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. "Turmoil and Tranquility," international group exhibition of 50 art quilts made by Studio Art Quilt Associates, June 1-July 26.

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.

MY LITTLE CORNER CAFE, 124 S.E. G St., Grants Pass. Paintings and sculpture by e' bender-webb, through May.

PAIN 2 PERFORMANCE, 111 S.E. G St., Grants Pass, 541-916-8350. Photographs that take a skewed view of the world by Thomas Glassman, through May.

SOUTHERN OREGON GUILD GALLERY, 24353 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-659-3858. "Sows' Ears to Silk Purses," upcycling by gallery artists, who make something of value from something of little value, through July 20.

UNTITLED 2.0, 119 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, www.untitled2gallery.com. A preview of monumental icons completed for St. Innocent Russian Orthodox Church in Rogue River, through May.

WISEMAN GALLERY, Rogue Community College, 3345 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-956-7481. RCC Student Exhibition, May 23-June 13.; reception 4-6 p.m. May 30.

Jackson County

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: June 30 is Pat Moore.

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

JACKSONVILLE ART WALK, 5-7 p.m. June 8, Jacksonville. Artists' receptions at downtown galleries. Free.

THIRD FRIDAY ART WALK, 5-8 p.m. June 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, 541-488-9006. "Come the Spring With All its Splendor," watercolors by Charlotte Peterson, through May.

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. Fabric collage by Diana Rasmussen, through May; "Peaceful Gardens: A Celebration of Summer," with a variety of work in various media by gallery members, through June 30.

ASHLAND ART CENTER, 357 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2772. Work by gallery artists, ongoing.

ASHLAND ART WORKS, 291 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-4735. Art quilts by Claudia Law, through May.

BERRYMAN GALLERY, at the Craterian theater, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-772-8118. "Pastel Landscapes of Southern Oregon," plein air paintings by Val Dann, through July 20.

CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS, Art Building, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, 541-212-0292.""Wake," work by Leena Heisey; "No One Wants to See That: On Trans Fat Queer Disabled Neurodivergent Survival and Resistance," work by Milo Thompson; "Money's Worth," a writing installation by Jessee JoLee; "Annual Juried Student Art Show," work by SOU students, May 30-June 14; reception 5-8 p.m. May 30.

ENCLAVE STUDIOS, 1661 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-301-5738. Bronze figurative sculptures and black and white paintings by Inger Nova Jorgensen, abstract architectural landscapes by Corey Kahn, abstract landscapes by Nicole Wasgatt, locally inspired works by Gabriel Mark Lipper and exploration of origami using oil, acrylic, watercolor and collage by Jay Gordon, June 7- July; reception 5-8 p.m. June 7.

GALLERIE KARON, 500 A St., Ashland, 541-482-9008. "Safari!" a journey to Africa artifacts from Ashanti to Yuruba, from Benin to Nigeria, through May.

HANSON HOWARD GALLERY, 89 Oak St. Ashland, 541-488-2562. Hand-built clay figures by Sue Springer and paintings inspired by a trip to Japan by Robert Koch, through June 4.

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.

THE PHOTOGRAPHERS' GALLERY, 357 E, Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2772. I"Bouquet of Pink Tulips," images by John Christer Petersen, through May.

ROGUE GALLERY, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, 541-772-8118. "Finding Form," paintings by Katy Cauker, through May 31; "Surface and Structures," abstract paintings by Cammy Davis and ceramic figures by Nadine Gay, through June 21; work in various media by 34 gallery members, through Aug. 22.

SHEPHERD'S DREAM, 42 E, Main St.,m, Ashland, 541-708-5439. "Pacific Northwest Wonderland," through May.

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 figures and wall art by Elizabeth York and "Evolutionary Art," enhanced Chinese wall panels by Jane Sterling, through May.

Douglas County

THE ART GALLERY AT UCC, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-4692. Student Art show, through June 7.

UMPQUA VALLEY ARTS ASSOCIATION, 1624 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-672-2532. "Artworks Northwest," selected works by Northwest artists, juried group exhibit by six member artists, "Celebrating Abstractions, abstract painting and sculpture by five member artists, "Unfamiliar Ground," paintings by Elizabeth Magee and Shannon Sullivan, "It's Not You It's Me," works by Umpqua Community College students, through June 30.

Northern California

DEL NORTE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 450 H St. Crescent City, Calif., 707-464-1336. "Art from the Inside," multi media visual arts by prisoners at Pelican Bay State Prison, through June 20.

LITERARY

Josephine County

CAROLE BEERS, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. June 1, Oregon Books and Games, 150 N.E. E St., Grants Pass, 541-476-3132. Local mystery author presents her new Pepper Kane mystery "Night Rides." Free.

AUTHOR INNOVATIVE MARKETING, 2:30-4 p.m. June 4, 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.

PARKING LOT BOOK SALE, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. June 8, Oregon Books and Games, 150 N.E. E St., Grants Pass, 541-476-3132. Book sale to benefit the Literacy Council for Josephine County.

CHRISTIAN WRITERS SUPPORT GROUP, noon-1:30 p.m. June 11, 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.

TEEN BOOK CLUB, 4 p.m. June 13, Grants Pass library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. Teens read and discuss "What Can(t) Wait" by Ashley Hope Perez.

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

BOOK SALE, 1-6 p.m. June 15, Williams library, 20695 Williams Highway, Williams, 541-846-7020.

SUMMER READING PROGRAM, June 22-Aug. 3, Josephine Community Libraries, 541-476-0571. "A Universe of Stories" open to readers of all ages, with a chance to win prizes, includes crafts and activities for 12 and younger, weekly raffle for teens, and a one-time drawing for adults.

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

SIT CROOKED AND TALK STRAIGHT, 7 p.m. May 30, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. True crime fan discussion group. Free.

CHRIS RUSH 7 p.m. May 30, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Author presents his memoir "Light Years." Free.

BOOK SALE, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 31, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 1, Gold Hill Library, 202 Dardanelles St., Gold Hill, 541-855-1994.

BOOK SALE, noon-3 p.m. May 31, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. June 1, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6415.

SHERRY BELUL, 6 p.m. May 31, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Author presents her self-help book "Say It Now: 33 Ways to Say I LOVE YOU to the Most Important People in Your Life." Free.

P.K. HALLINAN, 11 a.m. June 1, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Children's, religion and inspirational writer presents her books. Free.

FRANK MORIN, 2 p.m. June 1, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Local author presents the fifth in his The Petralist series. Free.

"WALT WHITMAN: AMERICA'S POET ON THE OPEN ROAD," 1-2 p.m. June 2, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Tim Holt shares the life and work of Whitman in poetry and prose. Free.

WORD UP! 7 p.m. June 3 Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. A trio of poets — Barret O'Brien, Rob Lewis and Manya Orescan Campos — confront the climate crisis. Free.

BOOKS@NOON, noon-1 p.m. June 4, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Readers share about what they're reading.

PEGGY DOVER, 2 p.m. June 8, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Local author presents her new book "Trips & Tangents: 101 Favorite Southern Oregon Journal Columns." Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 2-3 p.m. June 9, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Sue DeMarinis shares her semi-autobiographical book "Oh, Baby! An Adoption Story." Free

SUMMER READING PROGRAM, June 8-Aug. 10, Jackson County libraries, 541-774-6451. "A Universe of Stories" open to readers of all ages, with a chance to win prizes, includes crafts and activities for 12 and younger, weekly raffle for teens, and a one-time drawing for adults.

MEDFORD LIBRARY BOOK CHAT, 5:30 p.m. June 11, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6415. Book group reads "The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining women" by Kate Moore. Free.

LGBTQ+ BOOK CLUB, 6 p.m. June 11, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. New book club reads "The Watchmaker of Filigree Street" by Natasha Pulley. Free.

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

ELLEN GARDNER, noon-1 p.m. June 15, Rogue River Library, 412 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-864-8850. Local author discusses "Veda: A Novel," a coming-of-age story set during the Great Depression. Free.s

KRISTEN BOOYE, 2 p.m. June 15, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Horror writer presents her novel "The Visitant." Free.

GOLD HILL BOOK CLUB, 3-4 p.m. June 21, Gold Hill Library, 202 Dardanelles St., Gold Hill, 541-855-1994. Book discussion group. Free.

BRAIN BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP, 1:30-3:30 p.m. June 25, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group. Free.

SISKIYOU SLEUTHS BOOK GROUP, 3 to 4:30 p.m. June 26, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Mystery discussion group reads "The Dog Who Bit a Policeman" by Stuart Kaminsky. Free.

FAIRS/FESTS

Josephine County

GRANTS PASS BALLOON & KITE FESTIVAL, dawn to dark, May 31-June 2, Parkside Elementary School and off Lower River Road, Grants Pass, gpballoonfest.com. Morning balloon launches, lighted night balloon glows, tethered rides, flag and kite show, free concerts, kids activities, vendors, food concessions. Admission $5 Friday and Sunday, $10 Saturday, free for kids 3 and younger; no charge for morning launches.

ROSE FESTIVAL, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. June 1, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-878-2852, 541-535-2672. Rose and rose arrangement displays, presentations, kids' workshop, vendors, experts to answer questions, raffles. Free admission.

PORCHFEST, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. June 15, Lawnridge Park, northwest Grants Pass, 541-236-5752. Musicians perform a variety of music on neighborhood porches, with vendors, food carts. Free.

HOPE MOUNTAIN BARTER FAIRE, June 21-23, Lake Selmac County Park, Selma, 541-592-4458, hopemoutainbarterfaire,org. Three days of live music, fire dancers, children's activities and parade, vendor and food booths. Admission Day passes $15 adults, $10 teens 13-17, free for 12 and younger with an adult; benefits the Dome School.

STATE OF BIGFOOT FEST, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. June 22, Wolf Creek Inn, 100 Front St., Wolf Creek, 541-866-2474, wolfcreekinn.com. First-ever festival celebrates the legendary creature with vendors, speakers, barbecue, beer garden, Bigfoot calling contest, Bigfoot knocking competition. Admission $15, includes one drink in the beer garden, food is extra.

Jackson County

GOLD DUST DAY, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 1, downtown Gold Hill. 541-941-4373. Historical and educational displays, demonstrations, parade, vintage vehicles, street fair, kids' games and activities, antique engines and tractors, book sale, live music, food. Free admission.

RELAXPANSION FEST, 6 p.m.-1 a.m. June 21, 11 a.m.-1 a.m. June 22, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N., Ashland, 541-488-8282, relaxspansionfest.com. Sound healing, movement arts, children's area, drumming circle, visionary art, dance troupe, vendor booths, live music, organic vegan food., for all ages. Friday only $25, Saturday only $45, two-day pass $60, camping available.

MYSTIC RISING FESTIVAL June 28-30, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N., Ashland, 541-488-8282, mysticrisingfestival.com. Music, workshops, visionary arts, healing arts, vendors, kids camp, ceremony, yoga,. Three-day pass $170 in advance, $200 at gate, if not sold out.

MISCELLANY

Josephine County

541 OUTLAW CAR CLUB CAR SHOW, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. June 1, G Street, between Fourth and Sixth streets, Grants Pass, 541-659-3473, 541-660-9182. Cars, trucks, motorcycles of all vintages, with trophies and raffles. $20 car entry fee, free for spectators.

SPIRITS OF THE SCHMIDT HOUSE, 1-3:30 p.m. June 1, Schmidt House, 508 S.W. Fifth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-7827. Spirits tell stories of their past lives while touring through historic home. Tours start every 15 minutes. $5 per person.

SPRING SKATE COMPETITION, noon-3 p.m. June 2, Skate Park, 820 S.E. M St., Grants Pass, 541-479-4846. Kids and adults compete in skateboard events.

VETERANS BREAKFAST, 6-8 a.m. June 6, 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.

FAMILY FUN CAMP, 5:30 p.m. Thursdays. through June 6, Boys & Girls Club, 203 S.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1923., randy@begreat4kids.com. Class for families with kids 10-14, with info on communication, drug/alcohol, resistance skills, household management. Free, dinners included; attend all six sessions and receive a $50 gift card, movie bucks or gas cards. Register by phone or email.

THE KIDS DASH, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. June 8, Grants Pass High School, Grants Pass, 541-441-9031, threkidsdash.com. Physical activity and fun for children, with races, a maze run, play area, obstacle course, Zumba, carnival games and prizes, music, face painting, healthy snacks. Free.

COMMUNITY OUTREACH CAR SHOW, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. June 8, Merlin Community Baptist Church, 361 Galice Road, Merlin, 541-479-6303, 541-660-1920. Show of all makes, models and years of cars, plus lunch, entertainment, raffle prizes. It's all free.

FROG FARM SKILLSHARE, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. June 8, Frog Farm, 9044 Takilma Road, Cave Junction, 541-592-3642. Free workshops on different rural living skills, plus craft vendors, demonstrations and children's activities. Admission is free; lunch (noon-1:30 p.m.) is $5-$10, dinner and music (6 p.m.) is $10-$15.

ART IN THE GARDEN, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 8-9, Grants Pass area, 541-479-3290, gpmuseum.com. Self-guided tour of seven private gardens paired with work by local artists, Tickets $25, good for both days.

RACE UNITY DAY CELEBRATION, noon-5 p.m. June 9, Riverside Park, Grants Pass. A variety of cultural entertainment — Russian dance, Samoan dance, HVHS choir, Mexican dance, Middles Easter dance, musicians — and food, hosted by the Baha'is. Free.

RACING ON THE ROGUE, 1 p.m. June 15-16, June 22-23, June 29-30, July 4, July 6-7, Grants Pass Downs, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-476-3215. Horse racing. Gates open at 11:30 a.m. Admission $4, parking is free.

SUMMER READING PROGRAM, June 22-Aug. 3, Josephine Community Libraries, 541-476-0571. Open to families with a chance to win prizes, includes crafts and activities for 12 and younger, weekly raffle for teens, and a one-time drawing for adults.

THE GREAT RACE VINTAGE CAR RALLY, 5-8 p.m. June 26, Southwest G Street and Owl parking lot, Fifth and H streets, Grats Pass, 541-450-6180. Vintage cars — enroute from Riverside, Calif. to Tacoma, Wash. — make a stop in downtown Grants Pass, with reception, street part, live music. Free.

Jackson County

WILD ROGUE PRO RODEO, 6:30 p.m. May 30-June 1, Jackson County Expo, Central Point, 541-774-8270, attheexpo.com. Professional cowboys compete in a variety of riding, roping and wrestling events. Admission $15-$20 per day for adults, $10 children.

WALK THROUGH HISTORY, 10 a.m. Saturdays, June 1-Aug. 31, from Courthouse Square, Fifth Street between C and D streets, Jacksonville, 541-245-3650. Historic walking tour of Jacksonville. Free.

BREWS, BLUEGRASS & BBQ, noon-8 p.m. June 1, Roxy Ann Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-507-7742, rvfoodsystem.org. Five bluegrass bands, local craft beer and wine, food trucks, kids' activities, craft and food vendors. Tickets $30 general, $20 music only and minors.

ROGUE VALLEY VETERANS POWWOW, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. June 1, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. June 2, VA Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center & Clinics, White City, 541-601-3627. Native American music, drumming, gourd dancing, grand entries and arts and crafts. Free.

MOVIE SCREENING, 1:30 p.m. June 2, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-899-1226. showing of the film "Saving Wellington," about the Wellington Wildlands near Jacksonville. Free.

HISTORY LECTURE SERIES, noon June 5, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, noon, June 12, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-773-6536, 541-774-8679. "A Century of Fellowship:" The University Club," ," sixth in a year-long history lecture series called "Windows in Time." Free.

MEDFORD CRUISE, June 7-15, Medford, 541-608-8527, medfordcruise.org. Week-long event features seven car show-and-shines, car cruises, poker run, drag races and drift events, concert and other entertainment. Get complete schedule online.

OSF GREEN SHOW, 6:45 p.m., Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, June 7-Sept. 28, The Bricks, outside Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Elizabethan Theatre, Ashland, osfashland.org. Outdoor entertainment, ranging from dance and music to living history talks and circus. Free; get complete schedule online.

PARKS UNCORKED, 6-9 p.m. June 7, Santo Community Center, 701 N. Columbus Ave., Medford, 541-774-2409. Wine tasting, beer sampling, catered hors d'oeuvres, live entertainment, silent and live auctions. Tickets $50; benefits youth program scholarships through Medford Parks and Recreation.

FULL DRAW FILM TOUR, 7 p.m. June 7, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Bowhunting films on te big screen. $17 adults, $10 ages4-17.

HAUNTED HISTORY TOURS, 7, 7:15, 7:30 and 7:45 p.m. June 7, from Visitors Center, Oregon and C streets, Jacksonville, 541-245-3650. History tours about real hauntings resulting from past events. Courthouse route (7 and 7:30 p.m.) and Britt Hill route (7:15 and 7:45 p.m.) Cost is $5, advance reservations suggested.

SPRING GARDEN TOUR, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 8, East Medford and Jacksonville, medford-or.aauw.net. Self-guided tour of six private gardens. Tickets $20; sold at any Grange Co-Op Retail Store, Blue Door Garden Store in Jacksonville, Penny and Lulu's Studio Florist in Medford and at any garden on the day of the tour.

MCKEE BRIDGE DAY, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. June 8, McKee Bridge, Milepost 9, Upper Applegate Road, Applegate, mckeebridge1917@gmail.com. Barbecue, music, antique tractors, community booths, canine talent show. Free.

BATTLE OF STEWART PARK

RE-ENACTMENT, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 8, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 9, Joseph Stewart State Park, Prospect, cascadecws.wix.com/ccws. Civil War re-enactments, with authentic uniforms, replica cannons, displays, music. Battles at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sunday. Admission fee.

DOCUMENTARY SCREENING, 6:30 p.m. June 11, Rogue Valley Unitarian Church, 87 Fourth St., Ashland, victorymarkham@gmail.com. Showing of "Re:Member," about the natural cycles of death, dying and grief. Free.

BEEKMAN BANK, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday through Monday, through Sept. 2, Beekman Bank, 110 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-245-3650, info@historicjacksonville.org. Visit 19th century bank and learn about old banking practices. Free, donations welcome.

SUMMER SUNDAYS AT THE FARM, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays, through September, Hanley Farm, 1053 Hanley Road, Central Point, 541-773-6536. Garden and orchard walks, family gardening activities, vendors, live music, farmhouse tours, picnic area. Admission is free, home tours are $3-$5.

RAILROAD PARK, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. second and fourth Sundays, through Oct. 27, 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

TATTOO EXPO, 2-10 p.m. June 7, noon-10 p.m June 8, noon-7 p.m. June 9, Seven Feathers Casino, Canyonville, sevenfeatherstattooexpo.com. Tattooers and vendors, contests. Daily admission $15, three-day VIP passes $35.

CASINOS

Douglas County

SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. Briana Renae, through June 2; Jefferson State Antique Bottle Insulator and Collectibles Expo, June 1; Tattoo Expo, June 7; Hank Shreve Band, June 12-16; Mister Wizard, June 19-23; Creedence Clearwater Revisited, June 22; Mike Branch Band, June 26-30; Bites, Blues and Brews Festival, June 29; Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, July 5; The Takelma Run, July 14; Styx, Aug. 24; Josh Turner, Sept. 21; karaoke, Mondays and Tuesdays; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

Portland area

SPIRIT MOUNTAIN CASINO, Grand Ronde, 800-760-7977. Thunder From Down Under, June 7-8; Roll The Dice Car Show, June 15; Women of Country: a Tribute to Reba, Dolly and Shania, July 13; Hotel California: A Salute to the Eagles, July 26; Rally in the Valley motorcycle show and poker run, July 27; Bel Biv Devoe, Aug. 3; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

Oregon coast

CHINOOK WINDS CASINO, Lincoln City, 888-244-6665. UFC 238 Viewing, June 8; Comedy on the Coast, June 14-15; Clay Walker, June 20-21; Bigfoot at the Beach, June 28-30; 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; Bill Engvall, Oct. 11-12; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

MILL CASINO, North Bend, 800-953-4800. BBQ. Jefferson Starship, June 8; 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.

Northern California

ELK VALLEY CASINO, 2500 Howland Hill Road, Crescent City, Calif., 707-464-1020. Comedy Night, with Alex Elkin and Priyanka Wali, June 15.

RAIN ROCK CASINO, 777 Casino Way, Yreka, California, 530-777-7246. Fourth of July fireworks, July 4; Danielle Kelly Soul Project, July 13.


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