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Southern Oregon Holiday Expo at Central Medford High School

November 18 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Come join us for Southern Oregon Holiday Expo. There will be free pictures with Santa, Holiday cookie decorating, entertainment, crafts, gift wrap station, and don't forget SHOPPING!!! Your admission is free with a donation of an unwrapped new toy. #soholidayexpo https://www.facebook.com/southernoregonmediagroup/ Free Admission Kid Friendly

GingerBread Jubilee Community Tour at the Craterian Theater, Medford

November 18 @ 10:00 am - November 20 @ 6:00 pm

Bring your family, friends, and neighbors to the public tour of the fantastical gingerbread creations. It’s a festive way to launch the holiday season and you might even be inspired to begin your own family gingerbread tradition! Admission is $3. November 18, 19, and 20 10 am - 6 pm https://www.facebook.com/craterian/

Mushrooms at Rogue River Preserve

November 19 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

REGISTRATION opens OCTOBER 5, 2017 at 6am. $10 Guides: Mike Potts (naturalist, mushroom expert and photographer) Focus: Mushroom identification Description: Learn how to search for and identify edible and toxic mushrooms around the Preserve. Help us add to our official mushroom species list Mike Potts started in the spring. Wear layers as it might be chilly and long pants for protection from ticks. Southern Oregon Land Conservancy recently purchased and conserved the 352-acre Rogue River Preserve. For more information on…

Snow Welcoming Ceremony at Mt. Ashland

November 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

SNOW WELCOMING Ceremony at Mt. Ashland Sunday, November 19, 1-3 pm, at the ski area before it opens for the season. No speeches, no sermons, only uninterrupted prayers, spoken & musical Confirmed thus far: ~ Jack Falls-Rock ~ Nancy Bloom ~ Windsong Martin ~ Naomi Kerongo ~ Jessica Verdugo-Robinson & Rocky Verdugo Prayer/Invocation by Bobcat Robert Brothers: "Oh Mount Ashland, Ahl-ke-tah; Cloud catcher, Snow holder, Water giver" ** Potluck afterwards 5 to 7, Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman, Ashland Volunteers needed. ** An Evening of Music and Story-telling 7 to…

Trans Day of Remembrance at SOU in Ashland

November 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Transgender Day of Remembrance is traditionally a day to remember the lives lost in the queer and trans community. It is something which impacts transwomen of color at particularly higher rates than any other member of the community. For this reason along with many others we are holding a service to honor the lives of those taken in the last year and in those prior as well as to celebrate them and encourage action. In the words of one an…

“Lest We Forget” – Presentation Commemorating Veterans Day at the Jackson County Genealogy Library, Medford

November 21 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

At our November Rogue Valley Genealogical Society’s general meeting we are pleased to present “Lest We Forget.” Guest speaker, Mary Robsman, will give a presentation commemorating Veterans Day and honoring our military ancestors. These monthly general meetings are free and open to the public. We welcome your attendance and look forward to meeting you personally! November 21, 1:30pm-3pm. Admission: Free! Jackson County Genealogy Library, 3405 S. Pacific Highway. To register call 541-512-2340, email reception.JCGL@gmail.com, or stop by the Genealogy Library. If you have…

“Born of Fire” Central Oregon Bouldering Video at Rogue Rock Gym in Medford

November 21 @ 7:00 pm

Please join us Tuesday November 21st at 7pm for a screening of Born of Fire, a video highlighting Central Oregon Bouldering produced by Jason Chinchen. Jason is the author of the new Central Oregon Bouldering Guidebook, a 300 page full color guide book featuring the Bouldering areas near Bend. He will be selling books and answering questions at the event. This event is free with regular admission to the gym. Hope to see you there! http://www.roguerockgym.com/ https://www.facebook.com/RogueRockGym/

Rogue Poetry Slam at Caldera Taphouse in Ashland

November 21 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Our monthly exciting Poetry competition for those not faint at heart. A 3 round Poetry competition between some of the best of friends. A $5 cover at the door fills the pot to be shared by the top 3 winning poets 50%..30%..20% Always a good time and Caldera Tap House has a huge selection of beers and great food. You'll never know what you may have missed unless you come check it out once. If you come once, you will come again.…

The Nest, A Parent Support Group in White City

November 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Nov 8 & 22, Dec 13 & 27

Announcing "The Nest," a parent support group sponsored by Jackson County Library and Rogue Community Health. The meetings are held at White City Library Community Room. It's a great opportunity to speak with other parents and professionals about a multitude of topics related to parenting, children, and more. Please call 541-500-0990 for more information. Light refreshments provided!

The People’s Open Mic: Express your Creative Nature at the Jackson Wellsprings in Ashland

November 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Wednesdays

People's Mic is an open minded Open Mic. We offer a safe space for people to share their authentic creative nature through all form of expressionism. Song, dance, story telling, teach a mini workshop or just come and be inspired by your community of creationists. Every Wednesday from 8pm - 10pm. People's Mic is Free and Liberating! (donations humbly received) One day it will be too late.. too late to feel, to see, to sing, to dance, too late to…

Turkey Ride in Jacksonville

November 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The annual pre food-coma ride. Come give thanks to the gods of the trail. Where : Forest Park Time : 9.00am Burn some calories before eating far too many. https://unrealcycles.com/events/the-annual-pre-food-coma-ride/

34th Annual Thanksgiving Interfaith Service at the Ashland First United Methodist Church

November 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

"We Honor All Religions" Bring your family and friends to this beautiful and powerful inclusive service. For 34 years, hundreds of Rogue Valley residents have been showing up on Thanksgiving Morning to give thanks for all Traditions and to appreciate diversity of expression. This year's theme that our presenters will speak to or sing to or dance to, is :Beyond Words". See Flyer for description. All are welcome, this is a free event. This event is held in Wesley Hall…

Holiday Magic Shows and Open House at the Northwest Nature Shop, Ashland

November 24 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Get festive! Celebrate the talents of Southern Oregon on Friday November 24th at the Northwest Nature Shop's annual Holiday Open House. We'll have samplings of local wine, local Rogue creamery cheese, chocolate and more. Magical Michael will perform 2 magic shows, one at 1:30 pm and the other at 3 pm. Enjoy outdoor firepits, crafts for kids and plan on making the Northwest Nature Shop a part of your holiday weekend. All activities are free. www.northwestnatureshop.com/event/holiday-magic-show-open-house/

25th annual Festival of Light Celebration – Ashland, Oregon

November 24 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Find your Holiday Spirit this season in Ashland, Oregon http://www.ashlandchamber.com/FOL 25th annual Festival of Light Celebration Kicks off Friday, November 24th http://www.ashlandchamber.com/FOL Friday, November 24th 4:00pm - SOU Woodwind Quintet performing on the Balcony at Brickroom on the Plaza 5:00pm - Santa's Parade and Grand Illumination at the Plaza Caroling to follow Following Santa's Grand Illumination - Santa's Workshop Santa and Mrs. Claus meet with Families and Children inside the Black Swan Theatre. This will conclude when all the children…

Holiday Plaza Annual Tree Lighting in Downtown Grants Pass

November 24 @ 7:00 pm

Come sing along and enjoy Christmas music at 5:30pm. Santa will arrive on a fire truck at 7:00pm tp light the tree. https://www.facebook.com/Grants-Pass-Towne-Center-Association-811295385579140/

Project Feederwatch, North Mountain Park Nature Center, Ashland

November 25 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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Nov 11 & 25, Dec 9 & 23

Help count birds that visit the feeders at North Mountain Park while learning to identify species with expert birders.  This is a great opportunity for all-level birders to get acquainted with local birds and mingle with other birders under the covered pavilion.  The information collected will be submitted to Cornell University's FeederWatch project a nationwide citizen-science bird-monitoring effort.  Program takes place alternate Saturdays November - March.  Pre-registration is not required for this free program. Call the Nature Center for more information…

Poinsettia Festival 2017 at Ashland Greenhouses

November 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Enjoy a hot beverage while walking through thousands of poinsettias. Festive music, staged photo areas, & holiday vendors. All Visitors get a Free Raffle Ticket for a chance to win prizes. www.AshlandGreenhouses.com https://www.facebook.com/AshlandGreenhouses/

40th Annual Rogue Valley Railroad Show at the Jackson County Expo, Central Point

November 25 @ 10:00 am - November 26 @ 4:00 pm

This is our annual fundraiser to benefit the Medford Railroad Park, now in our 36th year of operation to the public. Held inside the Jackson County Expo there will be a dozen or more operating model railroads of all sizes. In addition there will be historic railroad displays, exhibits from Rogue Valley model railroad manufacturers, a swap meet, Operation Lifesaver, door prizes and raffles. Admission is $5.00 for Adults. Children ages 6-12 is $1.00. Children 5 and under free w/paid…

Parent Connection at the Medford Public Library

November 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Fourth Tuesdays monthly

Meet other Parents, share you stories of pregnancy, birth, and parenting, and listen to others' experiences. SUPPORT! CONNECTION! EDUCATION! Hosted by local Professionals who are Members of Southern Oregon Birth Connections. We meet every fourth Tuesday of the Month. November's topic for discussion is Family Traditions! Want to connect with other parents about observing family traditions and making new ones? Come share and listen! See YOU there! https://www.facebook.com/SouthernOregonBirthConnections/ Tickets:  http://www.southernoregonbirthconnections.com/

Voices of the Valley Premiere Screening at the Medford Public Library

November 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Voices of the Valley: Stories of How Climate Change is Affecting Our Lives premiere screening presents Rogue Valley citizens who voice their concerns about climate change in a documentary film created by SOCAN. The issues raised in the film range from concerns about the damage to forest resources and air quality from wildfires, impacts on health, safety and the local economy from severe storms, and steps each of us can take at home and in our communities to reduce the…

2017 Providence Festival of Trees Opening Night Gala at the Medford Armory

November 29 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Save the Date for the 26th annual Providence Festival of Trees Opening Night Gala and auction will be held on Wednesday November 29, 2017! Come celebrate the opening night Gala, bid on auction packages, wreaths, holiday displays and the beautifully decorated trees. Keep for your home, office or donate to a local organization and spread the holiday cheer! Tickets will be available online in Fall or you can call Arlene Wedsted at 541-732-6768 to reserve tickets now. Tickets are $150.…

Your Climate Refuge: hotter, drier, and no less wild – Community Event at the SOU’s Stevenson Union Building in Ashland

November 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join in this free community event! What does climate change mean for the special places we love, the ecosystems we rely on for water, resources and recreation? How are we going to protect the forests and rivers, mountains and meadows in our region? KS Wild has just assembled the best available science in a comprehensive report to help guide us toward the answers. While our forests and rivers are at risk, they will also serve as our greatest asset in…

Festival of Trees 2017 Public Viewing Days at the Medford Armory

December 1 @ 10:00 am - December 3 @ 4:00 pm

Public Viewing schedule for 2017 Friday, December 1, 10:00am - 4:00pm - Senior day Sponsored by Southern Oregon Orthopedics Saturday, December 2, 10:00am - 7:00pm Sunday, December 3, 10:00am - 4:00pm - Kids Day Sponsored by Lithia As you enjoy the amazing trees, wreaths and holiday displays, visit with Santa, take your Teddy Bear through Teddy Bear Hospital, enjoy coffee from Black Rock Coffee, watch local performances on stage, enter into fantastic raffles and shop the Holiday Store. New this…

Christmas Showcase at the Jackson County Expo

December 1 @ 10:00 am - December 3 @ 4:00 pm

The 4th Annual Christmas Showcase, the region’s largest holiday gift and craft show is at the Jackson County Expo in Central Point. This one-stop holiday shopping event draws nearly 5,000 attendees and over 170 vendors. This event hosts an extensive selection of unique vendors including holiday decorations, handmade crafts, stylish jewelry and clothing, children’s toys, specialty foods, and much more. Free Admission Fri-Sun, December 1-3, 2017. 10 am  

Unveiling the Portal, First Friday Art Exhibition in Ashland

December 1 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

"The Portal" is a new space in Ashland, and we are unveiling it with an exhibition of New Works by Ishka-La John Finlay James Hutton Kristyl Heineken Mila, Minouche, Lindy Kehoe Tea Service by Jason Ross. Music By Jameson on Kora Mike Ji's Dj set UNISUS Holiday Gifts for purchase. Come bless up this awesome new space in town, surrounded by Cedar Trees. It has the Vibes!

Pacifica’s Winter Arts Festival in Williams

December 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

WINTER ARTS FEST: 18th Annual Pacifica’s Winter Arts Festival Sat., December 2, 10:00 – 4:00 FREE Admission 30 local artists with high-quality, hand-made: Jewelry, Ceramics, Fiber creations, Leather, Photographs, Paintings, & more Beautiful location (14615 Watergap Rd, Williams) A variety of Live music: 12 groups at two sites Good food (a variety offered in two locations) Friendly country atmosphere For Children: cookie decorating,photos,bird house making,costumes,more & DON’T FORGET: art vendors, live music, great food at the beautiful Pond House, as…

Community Christmas Lights Parade in Central Point

December 2 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A Christmas Lights Parade Meet Santa Caroling Hot Cocoa Crafts Tree lighting! https://www.facebook.com/CPParksRec/

Dancing Queens – The Naughty List Party at The Vinyl Club in Ashland

December 2 @ 9:00 pm - 2:00 am

Ho Ho Ho (is what all my exes call me)! Come climb down our chimney and get naughty list certified! Ugly sweater contest! Drink specials! Dancing elves! Drag show! $5 21+ Dec 2nd 9p-2a! A LGBTQI+ Dance party! Hosted by Maliena Bitchcock with some very naughty special guests! A fundraiser for Southern Oregon Humane Society. The Vinyl Club - 130 Will Dodge Way, Ashland, OR https://www.facebook.com/VinylDancingQueens/

Miller Complex Fire Field Trip with the Siskiyou Chapter Native Plant Society of Oregon and Applegate Neighborhood Network

December 3 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Wildfire and Fire Ecology in the Siskiyou Mountains Miller Complex Fire Field Trip Join the Siskiyou Chapter Native Plant Society of Oregon and Applegate Neighborhood Network for a Miller Complex Fire field trip. We will stop to view the fire effects in different areas and discuss fire ecology as we drive to the Middle Fork Trailhead. We will then explore fire effects along an easy, 2-mile round-trip hike on the Middle Fork Trail. Free Meet: Swayne viewpoint parking area at…

Musicians’ Swap Meet at Hilltop Music Shop in Phoenix

December 3 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

It's that time again for the WINTER MUSICIAN'S SWAP MEET, the ONLY event of its' kind in Southern Oregon! Come one come all to buy, sell, and trade! All types of instruments and music-gear welcome! SUNDAY, DEC 3RD. 11-5 PM. 205 N PHOENIX RD, SUITE H. THE SHOPPES AT EXIT 24, PHOENIX, OR. 97535 (The event will be held a few doors down from Hilltop Music Shop). VENDORS: Call or email NOW to reserve a table. Booth space is limited!…

Winter Holiday Open House 2017 at the Siskiyou Field Institute in Selma

December 3 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Please join us for our winter open house featuring holiday treats, festive fun for families and kids, live music plus an ecology talk and walk. Free admission. Hope to see you here! Art by Mary Paetzel. http://www.thesfi.org https://www.facebook.com/SiskiyouFieldInstitute/

LGBTQA+ Awareness and Panel with the Queer Resource Center at the Ashland Library

December 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Southern Oregon University's Queer Resource Center has offered to do a training on LGBTQA+ Education, sponsored by The Rose Circle Mentoring Network. Here's the link to register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lgbtqa-awareness-and-panel-with-the-queer-resource-center-tickets-37138436062

OSHA Hearing for Farmworkers, Medford Library

December 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Continue the fight for better working conditions for farmworkers in Oregon by joining Unete and Beyond Toxics at the Medford Public Library, Carpenter Conference Room, 205 S. Central Ave. Farmworkers are some of the most oppressed labor force in the United States due to poor working conditions, low wages, and exposure to deadly pesticides. We invite you to join us in pressuring OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration of Oregon], to implement better policies around pesticide spraying and buffer zones.…

2017 Medford Ugly Sweater 5K | Presented by West Orthodontics

December 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Medford Ugly Sweater 5K is Southern Oregon's most exciting fun run of the year and one of the largest in our region. We encourage every participant to raid closets and thrift shops throughout the year for the ugliest sweaters on the market! With all of the fun comes our chance to GIVE. We want to highlight our charity partnership with the Jackson County Foster Parent Association. We established a relationship with this incredible, local, non-profit organization back in 2013…

Wine Down and Tool Up! Maker Auction at the Talent Community Center

December 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Talent Maker City is pleased to announce our Fundraising Auction on Saturday, December 9, at the Talent Community Center! After the Holiday Maker Market, we invite you to “Wine Down and Tool Up” as Talent Mayor Darby Ayers-Flood presides over a live auction (6 pm - 8 pm) showcasing local makers’ goods and services. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Celebrants will receive two glasses of wine from a local winery, enjoy delicious appetizers and live music,…

Holiday Potluck with Storyteller, Tom Doty at the Talent Community Center

December 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Award-winning storyteller and author Thomas Doty (www.dotycoyote.com) will share stories about Plant People and Place at our annual holiday season potluck. Everyone is welcome! Thomas Doty is a native storyteller. Since 1981, he has traveled the countryside performing and teaching traditional and original stories. He learned his art from native elders, including Grandma Maude, the family storyteller. Doty was born in southern Oregon where he still lives. He is descended from Shasta and Takelma people, as well as from Irish…

Preview Night: select short films at The Ashland Outdoor Store

December 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Come watch some exciting outdoor and environmental short films to help us pick favorites for the 16th Annual Siskiyou Film Fest (Feb. 10th, 2018). Graciously hosted by the Ashland Outdoor Store Learn more about the Siskiyou Filmfest at http://www.siskiyoufilmfest.org https://www.facebook.com/KSWild/

New Year, New You Jubilee at the Medford Food Co-op

January 5, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Join us for our New Year, New You Jubilee to be held in The Café at Medford Food Co-op. Ring in the new year with a day of lip-smacking samples from The Café menu, co-op branded giveaways, and chances to win prizes throughout the day! Free admission  

Birding Without Borders: An Epic World Big Year – Presentation at the Northwest Nature Shop in Ashland

January 17, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

In 2015, bird nerd Noah Strycker of Oregon became the first human to see more than half of the planet’s bird species in a single, year-long, round-the-world birding trip. Anything could have happened, and a lot did. He was scourged by blood-sucking leeches, suffered fevers and sleep deprivation, survived airline snafus and car breakdowns and mudslides and torrential floods, skirted war zones, and had the time of his life. Birding on seven continents and carrying only a pack on his…

The Hemp & Cannabis Fair Southern Oregon (Winter) at The Expo in Central Point

January 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - January 21, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Join us for a celebration of legal marijuana! You'll find hemp and cannabis products, accessories and tools, grow and harvest equipment and more in our amazing expo hall. Then, take in some great sessions on growing, medicinal benefits, prop 91 and more! Oh, and did we mention FOOD TRUCKS?? Fabulous local food trucks will be fueling the munchie machines all weekend! https://www.facebook.com/thcfair/ Tickets:  http://www.thcfair.com/event/vendor_tickets.php?eid=49

Medford Comic-Con 2018

April 28, 2018 @ 11:00 am - April 29, 2018 @ 4:00 pm

Medford Comic Con Vendor application coming soon! MORE Details coming soon! https://www.facebook.com/Medfordcomiccon/ https://www.facebook.com/jclibraryservices/

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

May 12, 2018 @ 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  

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

August 11, 2018 @ 12:00 pm

SAVE THE DATE: Aug 10-11, 2018. Pre-Fest party on Friday, Festival all day on Saturday. https://www.facebook.com/wccmf/

Battle of the Bones 2018 at the Jackson County Expo

September 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - September 16, 2018 @ 3:00 pm

The Rogue Valley's Premier BBQ Competition is back at the Expo for Bones & Brew! Tickets are limited! Tickets:  http://www.battleofthebones.com/ https://www.facebook.com/Battleofthebones/

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