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How To Get Your Event Added To The Rogue Valley Messenger

March 21 @ 12:00 am - 11:55 pm
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Have an event you'd like added to the Rogue Valley Messenger calendar?   Email events@roguevalleymessenger.com.   Please include your event title and information: date, time, location, description (such as a Press Release), along with any related event photos/poster.   Event postings are FREE, but they are not guaranteed.   Thank you for being.  Thank you for doing.   Thanks for thinking of the Rogue Valley Messenger!   Jordy Calendar Editor

Pop-Up Quidditch Tournaments in Jackson County Libraries

March 21 @ 11:00 am
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Jan 8 - Apr 29

Jackson County Library Services will host a virtual Pop-Up Quidditch tournament in preparation for the 4th Annual Medford Comic Con. The golden snitch will travel to participating libraries Monday, January 8 through Sunday, April 29. The Medford Comic Con Facebook and Instagram pages will announce its location, and seekers who find the snitch will win a chocolate frog or a box of Bertie Bott's Every Flavor Bean, 150 points for their house, and a new game will commence. The following…

Build an Altoids Flashlight at the Medford Library

March 21 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Learn to make a flashlight out of an Altoids tin on Wednesday, March 21 from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. at the Medford Library, 205 South Central Avenue. John Jackson of Bugs-R-Us will present this STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) program, which includes step-by-step instructions, simple tools, and all materials: candy tin, switch, batteries and battery holder, wire, screws and a very powerful LED bulb to make your own Altoids flashlight. For more information or questions, please call the Medford Children’s Library at 541-774-8678 or…

Hike the Enchanted Forest Trail with the Grants Pass Recreation Program

March 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Grants Pass Recreation Program is offering a series of family friendly hiking opportunities! Our first will be the Enchanted Forest Trail in the Applegate Valley. If you have ever been interested in trying out local hiking trails, but haven't had a group to go with, now is your chance! We will meet up in the Riteaid Parking Lot on Williams Hwy and caravan out to the trailhead. This trail is an easy/moderate 4 mile in and out hike with…

Make Your Own Reusable Grocery Bag at White Oak Farm & Education Center, Williams

March 24 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join us on Saturday, March 24th, from 9am-1pm, for another class here at White Oak Farm! Cost is $40. Email Elizabeth at elizabethparktobey@gmail.com to register for this class or if you have questions. In this beginning sewing class you will learn how to make a simple, sturdy, beautiful, and reusable cloth grocery bag. Elizabeth Tobey, of Squawking Hawk Acres, and mother Terry Tobey, of Sew Creative Ashland, will team up to teach this great class. Make a bag for yourself,…

Free Parenting Workshops – Grants Pass High School

March 24 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

This event is made possible by a sponsorship from the Southern Oregon Chapter of the Oregon Association for the Education of Young Children (SOC OrAEYC). Thank you for your generous support for local families! Location: Grants Pass High School Commons Area (Cafeteria) 8:30am » Registration and Breakfast 8:30am » Children dropped off at adjoining Head Start school for breakfast and child care. 9:00am » Keynote Workshop: Mindfulness for Parents ◄ all parents will attend the keynote. please attend the whole…

Begin 2018 Cave Tour Season at the Oregon Caves in Cave Junction

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday March 24th is the first day to tour the Caves for the 2018 season! Tours will be offered from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM Thursday through Monday, closed Tuesday and Wednesday. Reservations will go live on March 1st. Not all tours are available by reservation, many are first-come, first-serve. Children must be 42 Inches tall (107 cm) and accompanied by an adult to attend the tour. Limit 15 persons per tour. If you make reservations, please pay close attention…

Rabbits are Coming to NW Nature Shop, Ashland

March 24 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Rabbits Are Coming to the Northwest Nature Shop, 154 Oak Street, Ashland on Saturday, March 24th from 11 to 2 pm. Jackson County 4-H Clubs will exhibit a variety of rabbits to hold! The 4-H members gladly share their knowledge of raising and caring for rabbits. Bring the kids, learn about rabbits and hold a bunny. Free!

One Eleven Theatre’s “Beauty and the Beast” at the Grants Pass Performing Arts Center

March 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Once on March 30, 2018,
and Once on March 31, 2018,
and Once on April 6, 2018,
and Once on April 7, 2018

It's A Tale As Old As Time... Bring the whole family to see this spectacular production live at the GPHS Performing Arts Center, presented by One Eleven Theatre Company. Directed by Sandra Castle. Choreographer: Denise Baker. Music Director: Brielle Adams. Conductor: Ron Strom. Evening Shows: March 24, 30, 31, April 6, 7 at 7:00pm. Matinee Shows: March 25, 31, April 8 at 2:00pm. Tickets: $12 General, $10 Seniors/Students, $8 Kids (8 and under). Tickets available at Oregon Books, BoxOfficeTickets.com, or at…

Repair SO (Southern Oregon) – Monthly at the Ashland Senior Center

March 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Fourth Mondays monthly

Does your favorite blouse need a button or some pants need stitching? Come join Master Recyclers Heidi and Paulette for this free clothing repair event! Repairs will be provided by volunteers. They’ll bring sewing machines, needles, thread and buttons; you bring whatever needs fixin’ (no zippers or alterations, please). Please bring clean items only. This is a brand new idea for our area, based on the “Repair Cafes” begun in Holland and Sweden, and are now a regular feature in…

Hike Limpy Creek Trail – Family Friendly hike in Grants Pass

March 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Need to get the kids out of the house during Spring Break? Come do a mid-week Spring Break hike with the Grants Pass Recreation Program! This is a great, short family-friendly hike. We will meet at 9am at the South Dairy Queen on Redwood Highway and caravan to the trail head. There isn't a ton of parking there, so we can try to carpool a little as well. This is the second in a series of Spring hikes the Grants…

Eggcellent Adventure at Natural Grocers, Medford

March 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Eggstra! Eggstra! Read all about it! Join us for the most eggciting Easter Egg Hunt in town! Everybunny in the family is welcome. With a coloring station, toys and prizes, and eggcellent deals, this event is sure to delight kids of all ages. After this hoppening event, don’t forget to go shopping for all your Easter meal ingredients. We’ve got you covered for a healthy, delicious holiday. https://www.facebook.com/NaturalGrocersMedford/

Imperiled Forests Bird Walk with KS Wild and Rogue Valley Audubon Society

March 31 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join hike leaders from the Rogue Valley Audubon Society and Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center for a tour of mature conifer forest locations adjacent to the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. KS Wild Conservation Director will provide updates on the Griffen Half Moon and North Landscape proposed timber sales. In this known habitat for Great Grey Owl and Northern Spotted Owl, Audubon board member Nathan Trimble will lead the search for both owls and song birds. Make sure to bring layers of clothing, hiking…

Community Seed Swap & Scion Exchange at Ashland’s Bellview Grange

March 31 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Saturday, March 31st 10 am - 12 pm: Experts Speak on Soil, Seeds, Pant Propagation, and Bees 12 pm - 3 pm: Seed Swap and Scion Exchange A FREE EVENT https://www.facebook.com/growhardyseeds/ https://www.facebook.com/PollinatorProject/ https://www.facebook.com/centerforcreativechange/ https://www.facebook.com/bellview.grange/

Eggstravaganza at Twin Creeks Park in Central Point

March 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Eggstravaganza is phenomenal! 20K Eggs, Games, Prizes, and the Easter Bunny! Egg hunt at 11am Sharp! Come early for Face painting, games and prizes, then dash for eggs! https://www.facebook.com/greenparkscp/

Music for KIDS! Mike & Carleen McCornack at the Grants Pass Museum of Art

March 31 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Live music at the Museum. Pacific Northwest folk musicians, Mike and Carleen McCornack have shared their musical artistry with grateful audiences for over four decades. Their beautifully crafted songwriting comes to life in their music with superb vocal harmony and sparkling guitar accompaniment that touches the heart and never fails to tickle the funny bone! With music firmly rooted in the Folk-Americana tradition, Mike and Carleen are award winning songwriters and 2 time winners of the Florence Winter Folk Festival’s…

A Celebration of the Life of Frank Wise, Pacifica: A Garden in the Siskiyous, Williams

March 31 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Please join us for a gathering of stories, music and remembrance with a potluck dinner to follow. all are welcome! https://www.facebook.com/PacificaGarden/

Windows in Time Southern Oregon History Lecture Goldmines to Woodlands Trails: Protecting Historic Jacksonville’s Natural Heritage

April 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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April 4 & 11

The fourth Windows in Time history lecture of 2018 will be “Goldmines to Woodlands Trails: Protecting Historic Jacksonville’s Natural Heritage” presented by Larry Smith on Wednesday, April 4 at the Medford Library, 205 South Central Avenue, and Wednesday, April 11th at the Ashland Branch Library, 410 Siskiyou Boulevard, from 12 noon – 1:00 p.m. at both locations. A group of community volunteers came together 26 years ago and established one of the most successful land preservation projects in Oregon. Larry…

Family Seed Starting in Central Point

April 5 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Kids and parents will team up to learn to about planting seeds successfully. Every family will go home with sown seeds to raise inside until the weather is right for transplanting them into the garden. Instructor: Roberta Heinz, Master Gardener, & the JCMGA Children’s Garden staff Registration:  http://jacksoncountymga.org/evrplus_registration/?action=evrplusegister&event_id=46

Weed Wrangle at Griffin County Park, Grants Pass

April 7 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Calling all land stewards! Weed Wrangle - Grants Pass is a single day event focused on caring for our public lands by removing invasive plants. We will continue our work from last year, targeting the removal of Scotch broom, dyer's woad, and garlic mustard at Griffin Park and the neighboring BLM land. Meet at the Griffin Park Shelter at 8:30 am to register and join the fun! Earn 4 volunteer hours toward an annual park pass and enjoy a meal…

Forest Park 5K & 10K Run, Jacksonville

April 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for a beautiful Race through Jacksonville’s Forest Park on April 7th. We will have a 10K and 5K race. Some of the proceeds from the race will benefit Forest Park’s continued maintenence and some will go to the Madrone Trail School. Madrone Trail Public Charter school offers a holistic Waldorf education in a public charter school environment since 2007; teaching the whole child thru their head, heart, and hands with a focus on play, arts, and music. Tickets:  https://www.imathlete.com/#/legacy?url=%2Fevents%2FForestParkRun

Build Your Own Birdhouse at the Northwest Nature Shop, Ashland

April 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Spring is the perfect time to build a birdhouse. Birds are a valuable resource for gardeners, birdwatchers and farmers, aiding in insect control and pollination of plant varieties. The Northwest Nature Shop will offer a build your own birdhouse class on Saturday April 7th at 11 am. Lee Web, local wildlife biologist, will lead the class in building a birdhouse and have some fun facts about birds. This is a family-friendly project that includes hammering, and drilling. Please bring a…

World Fish Migration Day Festival & 5K Migratory Run, Rogue River

April 7 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Please join us as we celebrate the connection between fish, rivers, and people Saturday, April 7, 2018, on the grounds of North Middle School along beautiful Gilbert Creek in northwest Grants Pass. Our celebration will include four events: an outreach fair, 5K migratory run (downstream and upstream, of course!), costumed kids’ dash, and an evening presentation on Pacific Lamprey.   OUTREACH FAIR Fun for all ages! Look for aquatic bugs in Gilbert Creek, try your hand at tying flies, practice…

Fire Engine and Police Car Tours Sparrow Club Fundraiser at Bobbios Pizza, Central Point

April 8 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The third event for our "Pizza with Police and Fire" fundraising weekend is "Fire Engine and Police Car Tours!" Come on out during the 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. hours to grab a tasty bite to eat and take tours of the Fire Department’s engines and the Central Point Police Department’s patrol cars. While the engine and vehicle tours are happening outside, officers and fire department personnel will be inside, in uniform, to explain a little bit about the cause, assist…

A Call to Community – Foster Care & Adoption Meeting at Rise Coffeehouse in Medford

April 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Second Mondays monthly

A Call to Community - Foster Care & Adoption is an open house event on the 2nd Monday of each month at Rise Coffeehouse at 1123 E. Jackson St., Medford, OR 97504. Our Recruitment Coordinator, as well as a panel of foster & adoptive parents, look forward to welcoming you! A Call to Community is geared towards those wondering what the whole foster care or adoption journey is about, what it means to partner with DHS Child Welfare, and for…

Farmer and Rancher Listening Session – Rogue Valley

April 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Friends of Family Farmers' 2018 Farmer and Rancher Listening Sessions are underway! We want to hear from producers across Oregon about the most important issues you are facing. Your input will help us set our policy and program priorities for the coming years. Join us on April 11 (Wednesday) from 6-8 pm at the Oregon State University - Southern Oregon Research & Extension Center (SOREC) – 569 Hanley Rd., Central Point, OR 97502 The event is free, but to help…

Pear-a-Fare and Street Fair at Pear Blossom Park Blocks, Medford

April 13 @ 3:00 pm - April 14 @ 5:00 pm

April 13, 3 pm - 10 pm April 14, 10 am - 5 pm Pear-a-Fare info: The fertile Rogue Valley produces a palette of exceptional flavors for the table. The Pear A Fare events celebrate the unique flavors of the Rogue Valley, recognize our outstanding chefs and artisan food, and support education and training to continue our tradition of excellence in the vineyards, orchards, and kitchens of the Rogue Valley. This event includes….. Vineyards, breweries, distillers, local artisan food makers…

2018 Pear Blossom Parade in Medford

April 14 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Since 1954, tens of thousands of parade lovers have cherished the Pear Blossom Parade. Growing from a small contingency of local kids pulling wagons the Annual Parade is now southern Oregon’s largest. The Pear Blossom Parade has grown from 20 wagons and youngsters in the first event to today’s 150 entries with 4000 participants and 25-30,000 enthusiasts lining the parade route. 2018 Parade information: April 14th, 11 am in Downtown Medford Contact pearblossom@pearblossomparade.org or 541-840-8007 for more information Parade starts…

Family Night – Free Community Event at the Ashland Family YMCA

April 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Awaken summer imagination with a night of fun at the Y! Summer is the time for kids to get up, get out and grow. Bring your family and friends to this FREE Community Event to experience all the Y has to offer your kids this summer! Activies include: STEM tables, sports, swimming, crafts, bounce house, obstacle course, Community Partners AND so much more! This is a FREE Community Event for families. https://www.facebook.com/ashlandfamilyY/

Rogue Valley Rough Stock Rodeo at the Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass

April 20 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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April 20-21

5th Annual Rogue Valley Rough Stock Rodeo. April 20 & 21, 2018 7:30 pm Advance tickets on sale now at https://aftontickets.com/roughstockrodeo

1st Annual Run/Walk for Peace, Ashland

April 21 @ 9:00 am

Put this on your calendar and get ready. We are also looking for sponsors. https://www.facebook.com/AshlandCultureofPeaceCommission/ http://www.ashlandcpc.org/

Rogue Valley Earth Day 2018 at ScienceWorks, Ashland

April 21 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Mark your calendars for this year's Rogue Valley Earth Day celebration, and stay connected here for details about plans for 2018 exhibits, live entertainment, and eco-friendly activities. https://www.facebook.com/scienceworksmuseum/

A Night in Paris – Homeschool Prom at the Imperials Event Center, Medford

April 21 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

You are cordially invited to join us for a night of dancing, laughter, and making memories in a French-themed homeschool prom! Cake and punch will be provided. You may attend as a single, couple, or group. Ages 14-23 are allowed, and your date may be a non-homeschooler. Formal attire is required. Tickets are available online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-night-in-paris-homeschool-prom-tickets-41887572858 Sales start January 15th, with a price of $24 per person. The price will increase to $26 starting February 4th. Tickets purchased after…

33rd Annual Gen & Mineral Show at the Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass

April 27 @ 9:00 am - April 29 @ 4:00 pm

Rock hounds, it’s show time! The Rogue Gem & Geology Club celebrates their 33 rd Annual Gem & Mineral Show, April 27-29, at the Josephine County Fairground. Artisans Row – New this year! Artisans Row’s featured artist is Herb Bastuschek, well known Bonseki Master, who many of you may have met at last year’s gem show. He will demonstrate Bonseki, an ancient Japanese art using white sand and small rocks to create tiny landscapes. Don’t miss Herb and the several…

Thomas Ussary Memorial Car & Motorcycle Show at Eagle Point High School

April 28 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

This is an event that welcomes cars, trucks, motorcycles, semis, dedicated racing and even project cars. Registration is $15 per vehicle and will be due at the gate this year. Registration is from 8am to 10am the morning of the show. Rain or Shine! We will have many opportunities during the day to cast your vote, listen to oldies music, show your vehicle... all while you show your support for the EPHS Skills USA team! More info to come... https://www.facebook.com/Thomas-Ussary-Memorial-Car-Motorcycle-Show-187157144641817/…

2018 Elk Mountain Highland Games & May Day Festival in Rogue River

April 28 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Apr 28 & 29

Dance around the May Pole, join in the drum circles, watch the Heavy Athletics & Edged Weapons competition, see the SCA bring Medieval history to life, and march in the Village Parade. This Celebration of Spring is a family friendly event and a fundraiser for the Evans Valley Education & Community Center. We hope to see you there! https://www.facebook.com/elkmountaingames/

5th Annual Homeless 2 Hopeful Superhero Run at Valley of the Rogue State Park, Gold Hill

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

5TH ANNUAL ‘HOMELESS 2 HOPEFUL’ SUPERHERO RUN! This event features a 1 mile Fun Run/Walk and a chip-timed 5K & 10K run. Participants and spectators are encouraged to wear their favorite SUPERHERO outfit. Also enjoy food trucks, bounce houses and face painting. All proceeds to benefit HEARTS WITH A MISSION. Tickets:  http://www.heartswithamission.org/events-fundraisers.htm

2018 Jackson County Sheriff’s Office Open House, Central Point

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Mark your calendars for the 2018 JCSO Open House! This family friendly event is free and open to the public. • Meet the deputies who patrol Jackson County and staff the jail • See our K9 teams in action • Enjoy hands-on activities for kids • Check out our multi-purpose fleet – cars, trucks, boats, and more • Find out how to become a JCSO employee or volunteer • Take a tour of our facility • DEA Take-Back Day (prescription…

Hike Cathedral Hills with the Grants Pass Recreation Program

April 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Get out and hike with the Grants Pass Recreation Program! We will be hiking the Outback Loop of Cathedral Hills trail system in Grants Pass. We will meet at the Riteaid parking lot in South Grants Pass at 9am and caravan to the trailhead. This is a family-friendly, dog-friendly hike! Call our office for more info and to pre-register: 541-471-6435 https://www.facebook.com/gprecreationprogram/

2018 Breastfeeding Update for Professionals at Medford’s Inn at the Commons

May 4 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

We are honored to host our presenters for our 2018 conference: Catherine Watson Genna BS, IBCLC and Alison K. Hazelbaker, PhD, IBCLC, FILCA, CST, RCST, PPNE. This conference will present current lactation research and practice issues for health professions, which can be used to promote and support breastfeeding in any clinical situation. 7:30-8:00 Vendors and Continental Breakfast 8:00-8:15 Introductions of Speakers, Updates on Local Lactations Associations, Milk Banks and Resources for Lactation Professionals 8:15-12:15 Dr. Alison Hazelbaker From Fetus to…

Merlin Craft Fair & Parade at the Merlin Community Park

May 5 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Merlin Strong... This years Merlin Parade Theme Join us as a Guest or Vendor! OR.... Join in for the 2nd Annual Chili Cook Off! More Information to come.... stay tuned!! But continue to invite and share this event 🙂 https://www.facebook.com/MerlinCraftFair/

Spring Garden Fair at the Jackson County Expo, Central Point

May 5 @ 9:00 am - May 6 @ 4:00 pm

The 39th Annual Jackson County Master Gardener Association Spring Garden Fair, the largest gardening event in Southern Oregon, is the family-friendly place to shop and learn between Portland and San Francisco. Find flowers, vegetables, shrubs, trees, soil amendments and garden equipment as you head into the gardening season. Check out lawn and garden art, get information on pollinator-friendly gardening, and stop by free “how to” classes provided by Jackson County Master Gardener Association experts. Plant Clinic volunteers can diagnose problems and answer gardening questions. Get a…

Jim Collier Young Artists Competition Concert at the SOU Music Recital Hall in Ashland

May 6 @ 3:00 pm

Welcome to the Inaugural Jim Collier Young Artists Competition Concert! With students competing from across the Rogue Valley for a $$$ prize and the chance to solo with the RVSB, there is sure to be an impressive young artist to share the program with music by David Maslanka and other legends of Wind Ensemble music! This concert will be guest conducted by Travis Moddison, esteemed Band Director at Ashland High School. https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3097519

4th Annual Spring Block Party at Sammich, Ashland

May 6 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

SAVE THE DATE! Join Rogue Farm Corps for a fun filled day of good friends, good tunes, kids activities, food, and drink! All for a good cause! More details to come soon. Stay tuned. Don't miss the party! https://www.facebook.com/sammichashland/

2018 Rogue Valley Bird Day at North Mountain Park in Ashland

May 12 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Rogue Valley Bird Day is the local observance of International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD), which celebrates one of the most important and spectacular events in the life of a migratory bird—its journey between wintering and breeding grounds. Join us on Saturday, May 12, from 8 a.m. to noon, at North Mountain Park to celebrate! Enjoy Wildlife Images exhibits where you can meet some magnificent birds of prey. Join the experts for guided bird walks and compete in a bird-calling contest…

URBAN Forest Carnival at Hawthorne Park, Medford

May 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

From a tiny seed to a giant redwood, from the days of logging with steam engines and horses to helicopters and spiderlifts. Witness feats of strength and daring, professionals pushing the limits of human endurance, holding our future in their hands. See the best tree climbers on the west coast competing in three gravity-defying dimensions 100 feet in the air! Test your mettle on a crosscut saw, scream down the zipline, travel to another dimension on the arbor elevator, and…

Mud Factor Medford 2018 at the Jackson County Expo, Central Point

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Mud Factor is the premiere family "FUN" 5K Mud & Obstacle Run. No timing chip, no first or last place, just you and yours making muddy memories at your own pace! MEDFORD 2018 Early Bird Registration now open. Save up to $36 for a limited time. http://www.MudFactor.com  

Art In Bloom Springtime Festival 2018 in Medford

May 12 @ 10:00 am - May 13 @ 4:00 pm

Art in Bloom is a spectacular springtime festival showcasing fine artists from the West Coast. A variety of artists and horticulturists have been selected to exhibit and sell their work including a fine selection of photography, jewelery, garden decor, paintings, and much more . Activities include a children's arts and entertainment area, live music and performances, and food and drink vendors. Bring the entire family to Downtown Medford to enjoy Art in Bloom 2018 on Saturday, May 12 from 10…

Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Feeds Thousands in Jackson County

May 12 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Saturday, May 12, marks the 26th annual National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger food drive Each year on the second Saturday in May, letter carriers across the country join thousands of volunteers to collect non-perishable food donations from their customers. These donations go directly to local food pantries to provide food to people who need it, including people in Jackson County. The success of this event is completely dependent on people leaving non-perishable food donations in bags by their mailbox on Saturday,…

Ashland World Music Festival in Lithia Park

May 19 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

In partnership with Rogue World Music, we are pleased to bring you the 3rd Annual Ashland World Music Festival. This FREE outdoor festival in Lithia Park, where our community celebrates the world, will bring live music and dance into the park! The family-friendly event features outdoor concerts at the Butler Bandshell (150 Winburn Way in Lithia Park), followed by international folk dancing until 8:30 p.m. at the Ashland Community Center (59 Winburn Way in Lithia Park). In addition to music and…

Fundraiser for Sanctuary One at Chipotle Mexican Grill, Medford

May 19 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sometimes eating out can be a challenge when you’re committed to eating vegan. However, Chipotle has several vegan options and they’re also keen on helping Sanctuary One! On Saturday May 19 from 4-8pm the Chipotle in Medford will be donating 50% of sales to Sanctuary One. Getting yummy vegan food and supporting one of your favorite nonprofits- that’s a win/win! In order for your purchase to count towards Sanctuary One, you must either a) verbally tell your Chipotle cashier that…

Good Food Festival at the Medford Food Co-op

May 20 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us at the co-op on Sunday, May 20th from 2-5pm for FREE food and beverage samples, family-friendly activities, a variety of raffles, and delicious culinary demonstrations! https://www.facebook.com/MedfordFoodCoop/

Application Orientation for Housing Program at Habitat for Humanity, Medford

May 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Rogue Valley Habitat for Humanity is hosting an application orientation for their housing program. This informational orientation is recommended for all program applicants. We will provide an overview of Habitat and our mission, the housing program qualification standards for 2018 and the application process and requirements. To view our qualification guide in advance of this meeting, visit our website at http://www.roguevalleyhabitat.org and click the "Housing Program" tab. This orientation will also mark the opening of another 30-day application window for…

Balloon and Kite Festival in Grants Pass

June 1 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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June 1, 2, 3

The 2nd Annual Rise Up for Kids Grants Pass Balloon & Kite Festival is sponsored by the Rotary of Greater Grants Pass, Fostering Hope & Engagement for Families in Josephine County Events include: -Friday, June 1st: Morning Balloon Flights; Balloon Night Glow -Saturday, June 2nd: Morning Balloon Flights; Tethered Balloon Rides; MegaFlag & Kite Show; Balloon Night Glow -Sunday, June 3rd: Morning Balloon Flights; Tethered Balloon Rides; MegaFlag & Kite Show

Kid’s Free Fishing Derby at Diamond Lake

June 2 @ 6:00 am - 3:00 pm


Southern Oregon Misfits Charity Car Show in Grants Pass

June 2 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

The show includes cars of all years, makes and models. This includes trucks and motorcycles. There will be a swap meet and raffle. Bring canned food to be donated to Josephine County Food Bank. Registration begins at 8am and ends at 11am. Goodie bags to first 150 entrants. Trophies will be awarded. $10 entry fee / 18 and under contestants are free Contact: Mason Hartford 541.660.9182 https://www.facebook.com/experience.grants.pass/

21st Annual Rogue Valley Veterans Powwow in White City

June 3 @ 10:30 am
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June 3 & 4


Festival on the Rogue 2018 in Shady Cove, Oregon

June 9 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Festival on the Rogue 2018 will be held at Upper Rogue Regional Park (7660 Rogue River Drive) in Shady Cove from 10 am to 5 pm on June 9. It will focus on the upper Rogue watershed’s natural wonders and recreational opportunities, as well as some of the things that can be done to help assure they are passed on to future generations. The festival will include: a large aquarium holding adult salmon and steelhead; a river rally (River Quest);…

4-H Fashion Revue: Retro Runway, Ashland Springs Hotel

June 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:03 pm

Put the date on your calendar, folks! And get ready to see some awesome outfits put together by our members! This contest is open to ALL 4-H members for competition. And this even is open to ALL the public--come see our kids strut their stuff! Don't have time to sew? Or just love to shop? Members can compete in the ready-to-wear division! Piece together an outfit for under $25 and strut your stuff! This year's challenge is "Old is New…

2018 Hope Mountain Barter Faire at Lake Selmac County Park, Selma

June 15 @ 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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June 15 - 17

The Hope Mountain Barter Faire returns for Sweet Number 16. The Faire is a 3-day celebration of culture and creative energies, featuring unique entertainment, trading, live music, and great food. This is a family-friendly event. All are invited to attend as long as you are respectful, responsible, cooperative and nonviolent. The 16th annual faire will once take place at Lake Selmac County Park. Learn much more about the culture and history of our Barter Faire at http://www.hopemountainbarterfaire.org

Britt Guitar Weekend – June 22, 23 & 24, 2018

June 22 @ 9:00 am - June 24 @ 3:00 pm

Britt Education & Engagement presents Guitar Weekend In Partnership with: Siskiyou Music Project | Hilltop Music Shop • Age 13 and older • Beginner to advanced (limited experience necessary) Workshop location: ROGUE PERFORMANCE HALL: 130 East 8th Street, Rogue Community College Building C, Medford Dive into a three-day exploration of guitar styles, as seven virtuoso teachers lead students in techniques of flamenco, Americana, finger style, classical, jazz, blues and improvisation. Each day will include three 2-hour sessions, each focusing on one genre. Learn the following…

21st Annual $5K Blackbird Fishing Derby at Diamond Lake Resort

June 23 @ 6:00 am

Black Bird's Annual $5,000 fishing derby will be held once again at the beautiful Diamond Lake Resort. Each year we choose a charity to give a portion of the entry fees to. We have supported CASA, Children's Miracle Network, Cancer Society, SO Veteran's Benefit Fund, and more. Bring your family up for a fun time! First place wins $1000 cash as well as 29 other winner's! We will see you there! https://www.facebook.com/blackbird1810/ Be sure to register by Friday, June 22,…

Rally on the Rogue at Riverside Park, Grants Pass

June 30 @ 10:00 am
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June 30 - July 1

Registered Guests: Bring your vintage trailer and enjoy the fun on the banks of the wild Rogue River. Share your RV knowledge with the public in a live demo. Join in fun events planned during the weekend, including a potluck dinner Saturday night. Public Viewings: Come see the vintage trailers lifestyle, catch live demonstrations and instructions and learn RV tips and tricks. Join in weekend events, including First Friday Live with a free concert, shopping, art galleries and a visit…

4th of July Celebration at Riverside Park, Grants Pass

July 4 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The first annual Forth of July Celebration put on by Experience Grants Pass will provide a great event for all of Grants Pass to come and experience music, fireworks, and fun for all. Bring your family down to watch the fireworks and enjoy the event! https://www.facebook.com/experience.grants.pass/

Art in the Park in Central Point

July 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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July 10, Aug 14, Sep 11

Come on down to Robert Pfaff Park for Art in the Park!! Second Tuesday of the Summer Months! We hope to see you there! Live Music, Art, Food!! https://www.facebook.com/greenparkscp/

Cantrall Buckley Park Golden Jubilee in Jacksonville

July 14 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

You are Invited! CANTRALL BUCKLEY PARK GOLDEN JUBILEE 50th Anniversary Celebration Saturday, July 14, 2018 FREE! ($5 per car for parking) LIVE MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT SOLAR PROJECT RIBBON CUTTING LOCAL BUSINESS AND NONPROFIT VENDORSBBQ, FOOD AND REFRESHMENTS Fun for the whole family! All are welcome. Help us celebrate the 50th Anniversary of “The Jewel of the Applegate” as we commemorate the opening of Cantrall Buckley Park on July 14, 1968. The park’s founder, Neil Ledward, will be honored in a…

Rogue Valley Farm Tour 2018

July 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Meet your local farmers! Join us for the Rogue Valley Farm Tour this July for the opportunity to visit multiple local farms and vineyards around the Rogue Valley, participate in a variety of activities from tastings to field tours, and learn about the abundance of our local food system.  

6th Annual West Coast Country Music Festival at the Greensprings Inn, Ashland

August 10 @ 5:00 pm - August 11 @ 11:00 pm

6th annual West Coast Country Music Festival 2018! August 10-11th, 2018 Friday pre-party doors open: 5pm, music 6pm Saturday doors open: 11am, music 11:30am SINGLE DAY - FRIDAY -OR- SATURDAY: - $30 in advance, $40 Day Of (kids under 14 FREE!) WEEKEND PASS - FRIDAY & SATURDAY Party Package! - $50 adv / $80 at the door Brought to us by Ashland Food Co-op VIP TICKET LEVELS (sorry, no kid VIP passes available): SILVER Tier (incl VIP Deck and Bathroom…

Tee Off For Kids Golf Tournament at the Grants Pass Golf Club

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join us for our 9th annual Tee Off For Kids Charity Golf Tournament. Every year we are able to raise money to help over 200 families in our Outreach Program and provide much needed dental services and education to over 5,000 children in our community. Tournament Format: 4-person Scramble Tee prizes, contests, lunch, awards and raffle prizes 9:00am Shotgun Start 2:00pm Lunch and Awards $75 per player or $400 Corporate Team (includes hole sign) Hole-In-One Shootout Sponsorships are available. Tickets:  http://www.siskiyouhealthcenter.com/tee-off-for-kids…

Kingsley Field Duathalon at the Running Y Ranch Resort in Klamath Falls

October 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This run bike run duathlon winds its way around the Running Y Ranch.  This event has fun for the whole family.  If you're in for the long haul you will enjoy a scenic run along the Klamath Lake to end up back at the Running Y.  If you're just up for a run then you can will enjoy the meandering paths around the ranch.  Lot's of curves and up's and downs to keep up it exciting.  For the family and…

2018 Community Christmas & Lights Parade in Central Point

December 1 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Come downtown City Hall to celebrate our Community Christmas & Lights Parade! See Santa, See the tree lighting, and See an amazing parade! https://www.facebook.com/CentralPointChamber/ https://www.facebook.com/greenparkscp/ https://www.facebook.com/whattodoinsouthernoregon/

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