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FLAGSHIP STORE

the best of SOUTHERN OREGON Whether you’re just passing through our valley or you call it home like we do, you’ll find something new and delicious at the Harry & David Country Village store. Come take a tour, enjoy daily tastings, discover the largest collection of wines in the Rogue Valley, gourmet food, custom gifts, and so much more. HARRY & DAVID COUNTRY VILLAGE STORE 1314 Center Drive, Medford, Oregon 97501 Exit 27 off I-5 • 541-864-2278 Store hours: Monday–Sunday 9AM–7PM

HarryandDavid.com

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to Southern Oregon’s Rogue Valley. Our ‘journey’ highlights the sights, sounds ties. and tastes of Josephine and Jackson Coun Oregon Caves National Monument.

TIMM O’COBHTHAIGH

Rogue Valley Events.........................................2-5 Outdoor Adventures & Other Wonders...........6-7 Rogue River Valley Wineries.............................8-9 Grants Pass...................................................10-11 Medford........................................................12-13 Jacksonville & Ashland.................................14-15 COVER PHOTOGRAPHS The Rogue River near Gold Hill photo by Hal Day. Jet boat in Grants Pass, vineyard near Eagle Point, and Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, photos by Timm O’Cobhthaigh.

OREGON JOURNEYS is produced by Mt. Angel Publishing, Inc. Publisher: Paula Mabry | Advertising Executive: Maggie Pate | Project Manager: Tavis Bettoli-Lotten All material © 2020 its respective owners. Reproduction without written permission of the publisher is prohibited. Due to the passage of time and the anomalies inherent in the publishing process, we cannot be responsible for errors or incorrect information. Maps based upon US Census Bureau.

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FLAGSHIP STORE

the best of SOUTHERN OREGON Whether you’re just passing through our valley or you call it home like we do, you’ll find something new and delicious at the Harry & David Country Village store. Come take a tour, enjoy daily tastings, discover the largest collection of wines in the Rogue Valley, gourmet food, custom gifts, and so much more. HARRY & DAVID COUNTRY VILLAGE STORE 1314 Center Drive, Medford, Oregon 97501 Exit 27 off I-5 • 541-864-2278 Store hours: Monday–Sunday 9AM–7PM

HarryandDavid.com

Welcome

to Southern Oregon’s Rogue Valley. Our ‘journey’ highlights the sights, sounds ties. and tastes of Josephine and Jackson Coun Oregon Caves National Monument.

TIMM O’COBHTHAIGH

Rogue Valley Events.........................................2-5 Outdoor Adventures & Other Wonders...........6-7 Rogue River Valley Wineries.............................8-9 Grants Pass...................................................10-11 Medford........................................................12-13 Jacksonville & Ashland.................................14-15 COVER PHOTOGRAPHS The Rogue River near Gold Hill photo by Hal Day. Jet boat in Grants Pass, vineyard near Eagle Point, and Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, photos by Timm O’Cobhthaigh.

OREGON JOURNEYS is produced by Mt. Angel Publishing, Inc. Publisher: Paula Mabry | Advertising Executive: Maggie Pate | Project Manager: Tavis Bettoli-Lotten All material © 2020 its respective owners. Reproduction without written permission of the publisher is prohibited. Due to the passage of time and the anomalies inherent in the publishing process, we cannot be responsible for errors or incorrect information. Maps based upon US Census Bureau.

Mt. Angel Publishing, Inc.

Your custom publishing specialists

503-845-9499 Office: 401 Oak St., Silverton, OR 97381 P.O. Box 927 Mt. Angel, OR 97362

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EXHILARATING SPEED! SODIKART karts for both adults and kids are Italian-crafted precision speed machines.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS RECURRING Glass Blowing Tour

Weekly, Monday – Friday, The Glass Forge, Grants Pass. See live demonstrations in the glass studio. Free. glassforge.com

First Friday Art Walk

Monthly, various locations in Ashland. Tour galleries after hours, throughout town. Free. ashlandgalleries.com

First Friday Live

Monthly, February – December, Downtown Grants Pass. Enjoy art, dining, music and more. Free. travelgrantspass.com

Third Fridays

Monthly, Downtown Medford. Celebrating art, culture and dining with new experiences every month.

A Great Way to Spend the Day! HIGH-SPEED INDOOR KART TRACK ROGUE KARTING ARCADE featuring Pool • Air Hockey • Video Games

On-site Dining at the HI-FI CAFÉ Summer Hours: Memorial Day – Labor Day Sun-Thur: 11 am -9 pm Fri- Sat: 11 am -11 pm Winter Hours: Sun-Thur: 11 am-8 pm Fri-Sat: 11 am-10 pm

2065 Lars Way, Medford • 541-944-3333

www.RogueKarting.com

Music at the Museum

Monthly, Grants Pass Museum of Art, Grants Pass. Live music in the gallery. gpmuseum.com

Hosted Dinners

Monthly, throughout the region. A unique, curated dining experience from Harry & David at local restaurants and wineries. Reservations required. harryanddavid.com

Secrets & Mysteries of the Beekman Bank

First Saturday, January – May, Beekman Bank, Jacksonville. Learn the intriguing past of an 1863 bank in a night-time, lantern-lit tour. Reservations required. historicjacksonville.org

Oregon Shakespeare Festival

February – October, OSF campus, Ashland. Worldfamous performances of the Shakespearean canon as well as other theatrical productions, both new and classic. ofsashland.org

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Rogue Valley Growers Market

• Tuesdays, early March – late November, National Guard Armory, Ashland. • Thursdays, early March – late November, Hawthorne Park, Medford. • Saturdays, early May – late October, Downtown Ashland. • Thursdays, late November – late February, Fry Family Farm Store, Medford. Healthy produce, artisanal foods, and hand-crafted works. rvgrowersmarket.com

Growers Market Saturdays

• Summer: mid-March – October, Downtown Grants Pass. • Winter: November – mid-March, Josephine County Fairgrounds. Produce, baked goods, woodworks, and more. growersmarket.org

Lithia Artisans Market

Weekends, late-March – October, Downtown Ashland. Outdoor market of artisans’ hand-crafted creations. lithiaartisansmarket.com

Cave Junction Farmers’ Market

Fridays, Cave Junction. Serving the Illinois Valley region. Facebook: Cave Junction Farmers’ Market.

1932 Living History

Fourth Saturday, February – May, Beekman House Museum, Jacksonville. Meet the Beekman Family in this living history experience. Reservations required. Recommended for ten and up. historicjacksonville.org

History Saturdays in the Cemetery

Second Saturday, May – September, Jacksonville Historic Cemetery, Jacksonville. 90-minute guided tour of the site, first plotted in 1859. Donations suggested. friendsjvillecemetery.org

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BearFest

Ashland City Band

Jville Market

Summer Concert Series – Medford

May – September, throughout Grants Pass. See amusing and creative full-size fiberglass bear sculptures around town. Free. evergreenfederal.bank/bearfest Sundays, May – October, Downtown Jacksonville. Produce, treats, meats, and more in front of the historic county courthouse. jville.market

Behind the Counter

Fridays - Mondays, Memorial Day – Labor Day, Beekman Bank, Jacksonville. Guided tours of the historic site. Reservations required. historicjacksonville.org

Britt Music & Arts Festival June – October, Britt Pavilion, Jacksonville. A premier music festival with A-list talent from Classical, Jazz, Blues, Folk, Bluegrass, Country, and the world stage. brittfest.org

Grants Pass Downs

Select days in May – July and Sept.– Nov, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass. The only live, commercial horse racing facility in Oregon. gpdowns.com

The Green Show

Wednesdays - Saturdays, early June – late September, OSF Campus, Ashland. Music and entertainment in between the theatre venues. Free. osfashland.org

Haunted History

First Fridays, June – September + special dates in October, Jacksonville. Guided evening tours retelling creepy stories of the past. Reservations required. historicjacksonville.org

Concerts in the Park – Grants Pass

Tuesdays, mid-June – early August, Riverside Park, Grants Pass. Free. grantspasschamber.org

Thursdays, mid-June – mid-August, Lithia Park, Ashland. Free concerts in the historic Butler Bandshell. ashlandband.org

• Thursdays, late June – July, Bear Creek Park, Medford. • Thursdays, August, Pear Blossom Park, Medford. Both sessions free.

Santa’s Workshop

Friday and Saturdays in December, Holiday Plaza in Downtown Grants Pass. travelgrantspass.com

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Oregon Chocolate Festival

March 6-8, Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites, Ashland. 20+ fine chocolate vendors, wine and other delicacies. oregonchocolatefestival.com

Oregon Cheese Festival

March 14-15, Rogue Creamery and CraterWorks Makerspace, Central Point. 100+ cheese plus wine, beer, and other vendors to pair with. oregoncheesefestival.com

APRIL Gem & Mineral Show (Roxy Ann)

April 4-5, Jackson County Expo, Central Point. Displays, demos, and auctions. Official show of the Roxy Ann Gem & Mineral Society. craterrock.com

Pear Blossom Festival

April 10-11, Downtown Medford. A tradition since 1954, featuring a parade, artisanal food & beverage tastings and street fair. pearblossomparade.org

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Ashland Independent Film Festival

April 16-20, various locations in Ashland. Over 100 diverse movies – narratives, documentaries and shorts – from around the world. ashlandfilm.org

Medford Rod & Custom Show

Wild Rogue Pro Rodeo

May 28-30, Jackson County Expo, Central Point. Professional Rodeo Cowboy’s Association competition with bull riding, saddle-bronc riding plus music and dancing at night. attheexpo.com

Uncorked Barrel Tour

April 18-19, Jackson County Expo, Central Point. See over 300 custom-built and restored classic cars and motorcycles. bettercarshows.com

Gem & Mineral Show (Rogue)

April 24-26, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass. Vendors, exhibits, and demos. Official show of the Rogue Gem & Geology Club. roguegemandgeology.org

A Taste of Ashland

April 25-26, Ashland Downtown Plaza, Ashland. A weekend of local food and wine pairings at Ashland galleries. atasteofashland.com

Medford Comic Con

April 25-26, various locations in Medford. Pop culture panels, vendors, workshops, costume contest. Free. jcls.org/mcc

MAY

May 16, Applegate Wine Trail wineries. Visit 17 wineries in a self-guided tour. applegatewinetrail.com

Grants Pass Balloon & Kite Festival

May 29-31 Parkside Elementary, Grants Pass. Balloon launches each day plus kite show, kid activities, food and more. gpballoonfest.com

JUNE Medford Beer Week

Early June, various locations in Medford. Fun events spread out over a whole week at Medford-area breweries. medfordbeerweek.com

Medford Cruise

June 12-20, Downtown Medford. Car show with show’n’shine, cruise, poker run, and more. medfordcruise.org

Southern Oregon Craft Brewfest

Roam the Rogue

May 2, Upper Rogue Wine Trail wineries. Take the Passport Winery Tour. upperroguewinetrail.com

Art in Bloom

Mid-June, Pear Blossom Park, Medford. Taste the craft beers from over 30 regional breweries. socbrewfest.com

Porchfest

May 9-10, Downtown Medford. A spring arts festival with live music, kids entertainment and food. art-in-bloom.com

June 20, Grants Pass. 125 musicians perform on neighborhood porches, plus arts and food. Free. Facebook: PorchFest Grants Pass.

Boatnik

Antique Tractor Show & Pull

May 21-25, Riverside Park, Grants Pass. Memorial Day weekend festivities featuring a carnival, parade, boat races, brewfest, games, food, fireworks and more. boatnik.com

June 20-21, Pottsville Historical Museum, Merlin. Tractor pull, “parade of power,” kids activities, and Southern Oregon’s largest flea market. pottsvilleoregon.com

Lithia Artisans Market in Ashland.

Southern Oregon Lavender Festival

June 19-21 & July 10-12, Applegate Valley. Experience blooming fields at five farms and gardens, some feature lavender workshops and music. southernoregonlavendertrail.com

Rogue River National Rooster Crow Festival

Late June, Rogue River. A tradition since 1953, features both real rooster crowing and a human crowing contest, live music, and parade. rogueriverchamber.com

JULY July 4 Activities • 4th of July Celebration Reinhart Volunteer Park, Grants Pass. travelgrantspass.com

• Freedom Festival

Pfaff Park, Central Point. centralpointchamber.org

• BoomFest

Jackson County Expo, Central Point. attheexpo.com

• Independence Day

Celebration & Avenue of the Flags Eagle Point. eaglepointchamber.org

• Fourth of July Celebration Lithia Park, Ashland. ashlandchamber.com

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Back to the Fifties

July 21-25, various locations in Grants Pass. Get nostalgic with a classic car show, ice cream social, concerts, poker run, sock hop, and more. travelgrantspass.com

Jackson County Fair

July 15-19, Jackson County Expo, Central Point. Established in 1859, the fair offers 4H and FFA events, ranch rodeo, musical festival, carnival, and games. attheexpo.com

AUGUST Oregon Wine Experience

Aug. 17-23, Bigham Knoll Campus, Jacksonville. Taste the award winners of the Oregon Wine Competition. theoregonwineexperience.com

Josephine County Fair

Aug. 19-22, Josephine County Fairgrounds & Event Center, Grants Pass. A Grants Pass tradition for over a century, featuring 4H, FFA, carnival rides, rodeo, and concerts. josephinecounty fairgrounds.com

SEPTEMBER Southern Oregon Brewfest & Battle of the Bones Sept. 18-20, Jackson County Expo, Central Point. 80+ taps and a people’s choice BBQ competition. attheexpo.com

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Rat Rod Rukkus Car Show Sept. 19, Pottsville Historic Museum, Merlin. A car show with a rustic edge. Featuring beard and pin-up contests, food, and music. pottsvilleoregon.com

Jacksonville Oktoberfest

Sept. 26, Bigham Knoll Campus, Jacksonville. A celebration of German food, music, and bier (beer). jvilleoktoberfest.com

OCTOBER Meet the Pioneers

Oct. 2-3, Historic Jacksonville Cemetery. A full-cast living history experience tour of the 1859 cemetery. friendsjvillecemetery.org

Bear Creek Salmon Festival Oct. 3, North Mountain Park, Ashland. Celebrating the return of salmon to Bear Creek with zero waste salmon cooking, live music, and animal exhibits. bearcreeksalmonfestival.net

Art Along the Rogue

Oct. 3-4, Grants Pass Historic District. A festival of street painting with world-class artists, pastel drawings by local youths, and diverse live music. travelgrantspass.com

Ashland Open Studio Tour

Oct. 10-11, Ashland and vicinity. Free, self-guided tour through the art studios of Ashland and nearby Talent and Phoenix. ashlandost.com

Haunted Trolley

Oct. 22-25, Jacksonville. Tour spooky historic sites with special effects and live interpretations. jacksonvilleoregon.com

Children’s Halloween Celebration

Oct. 31, begins at Ashland Public Library, Ashland. Fun, family-friendly events leading up to a massive costume parade. ashlandchamber.com

NOVEMBER

Your game deserves an upgrade.

Southern Oregon Holiday Market

Tee off at the number-one rated golf course in Southern Oregon.

Nov. 13-15, Jackson County Expo, Central Point. Three buildings at the Expo will be filled with unique gifts and goodies from vendors. attheexpo.com

Ashland Culinary Festival Nov. 5-8, Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites. Culinary workshops, live cooking competitions on stage, samplings, mixology competition, and more. ashlandchamber.com

877-893-4653 • 541-773-4653 CentennialGolfClub.com 1900 N. Phoenix Road, Medford, OR

Kriselle Cella

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Festival of Light Parade

Nov. 27, Downtown Ashland. Ashland gets in the festive spirit with carolers in town, followed by Santa’s Parade. ashlandchamber.com

DECEMBER

A public course that feels private.

Victorian Christmas

75 acres of lush fairways and manicured greens conveniently located in the heart of Medford.

December, various locations in Jacksonville. Tree lighting, caroling, parade, historical tours. jacksonvilleoregon.com

1200 Mira Mar Ave. Medford 541-857-7000 quailpointgolf.com

Grants Pass Christmas Parade

Dec. 5, Downtown Grants Pass. A colorful night-time parade. travelgrantspass.com

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Rogue Winterfest

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Dec. 3-7, Evergreen Federal Bank’s Bear Hotel, Grants Pass. Santa Claus, kids activities, live entertainment. roguewinterfest.org

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FEBRUARY Chinese New Year Celebration

Early February, multiple locations in Jacksonville. Parade with lion and dragon dance, culinary demos, and magic performance. soccachinesenewyear.org

You belong here... World-class wines, picturesque setting, genuine hospitality. krisellecellars.com 541.830.8466

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325 Galice Road, Merlin. An authentic Rogue experience. Featuring 40-mile, multi-day rafting excursions on the Wild & Scenic river, plus steelhead and salmon fishing, hiking trips on the Rogue River Trail and lodging built around the historic 1945 lodge. Reservations required. rogueriverraft.com

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Rehabilitation & Education Center

11845 Lower River Rd., Grants Pass. Tour this working rehabilitation center and sanctuary for wild mammals, birds, and reptiles. Open all year.

Cats World Park 3 Great 27919 Redwood Hwy., Cave

Junction. Visit 50+ exotic cats at this conservation facility. Tours by appointment. March – Nov.

4 Oregon Caves National Monument & Preserve

19000 Caves Hwy., Cave Junction. See the Marble Halls and geological wonders. Experiences for different skill levels. Late March – early Nov.

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Covered Bridge 5 Wimer Covered Bridge Rd. near Evans

Creek Rd., north of Rogue River. Faithful 2008 reconstruction of a 1927 structure. Drivable.

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4303 Sardine Creek Left Fork Rd., Gold Hill. Witness the peculiar “perceptual phenomena” at the Vortex, set at a 1904 mining structure. March – Oct.

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ZipLine Adventure

9450 Old Stage Rd., Central Point. Cast off five lines through the historic Gold Mining Hills. Reservations required. Open all year. rvzipline.com

Rocks Area of 8 Table Critical Environmental Concern Trailheads off

of Table Rock Road near Hwy. 234, north of Medford. Left Fork Rd., Gold Hill. Twin volcanic mesas with stunning valley views and hiking trails (Upper: 2.8 miles, Lower: 5.4 miles). For hiking only, no bikes or pets. Managed by BLM and The Nature Conservancy. Open all year.

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8400 Table Rock Rd., Central Point. Jet boat rides along the Rogue, including camping and fishing. Reservations required. Runs mid-April – mid-Sept.

Bridge Park 10 Covered Near W. Main St., Eagle Point. Features a restored 1922 bridge, accessible to bikes and pedestrians.

11 Lost Creek Bridge

Lost Creek Rd. near Hwy. 140, southeast of Eagle Point. Believed to have been built in 1881, accessible to foot traffic.

12 Jackson County Sports Park

6900 Kershaw Rd., Eagle Point. 1/3 mile dirt oval track, 1/4 mile drag strip, go-kart track, shooting range, and more.

13 Prescott Park

Off of Roxy Ann Rd. east of Medford. 4-mile trails up to panoramic views atop Roxy Ann Peak. Bike and horse paths. Managed by City of Medford. Open all year.

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( ) 55-mile, counter-clockwise ride heading east of Ashland. Ride passes campgrounds and lakes. Listed difficulty: “Extreme.”

Lake Water 15 Emigrant Slide 5505 Hwy. 66, Ashland. Emigrant Lake Park features a 280-foot twin flume slide. Operated by Jackson County Parks. Late May – Sept.

Ashland Ski Area 16 Mt. The mountain has a 7,533 foot elevation with five ski lifts and 23 runs. Mid-Dec. – late April.

17 Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument

111,200 acres featuring hiking, camping, fishing with access to Pilot Rock, Howard Prairie Lake and Hyatt Reservoir. 30 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail passes through the Monument ( ). Operated by BLM.

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11412 Hwy. 238 Jacksonville (541)-899-7511

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330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass. Open daily, year-round, 12 - 5 p.m. sfvineyards.com

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Family Cellars 4 Walport (AWT) Grants Pass Wines 5 Schultz (AWT, RVV) Grants Pass

March 1 – Oct. 31 Wed. – Mon. 12 – 6 pm

Nov. 1 – Feb. 28 Fri. – Mon. 12 – 5 pm

Creek 6 Wooldridge (AWT) Grants Pass Ranch 7 Plaisance (AWT, RVV)

16955 Water Gap Road, Williams. March – Oct., Wed. Mon., 12 - 6 p.m. Nov. – Feb., Fri. - Mon., 12 - 5 p.m. plaisanceranch.com

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24 different wines each year, many are award winning.

Michael 9 John Champagne Cellars

Winemakers dinners and music events.

Winery (AWT) 10 Devitt 11412 OR-238, Jacksonville.

16955 Water Gap Road, Williams www.plaisanceranch.com 541-846-7175

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1000 Upper Applegate Rd., Jacksonville. Daily 11 a.m.5 p.m., holiday hours vary. valleyviewwinery.com

Hill Winery 14 Cricket (AWT) Jacksonville North 15 Quady (RVV) Jacksonville

Vineyards   16 DANCIN (BC, RVV) Medford Winery 17 Rellik (RVV) Central Point

Estate 18 Hummingbird Central Point

David Cellars 19 Ledger (BC, RVV) Central Point Rio Vineyards 20 Del (RVV, URWT) Gold Hill

Creek Cellars 21 Cliff (RVV, URWT) Gold Hill

22 Kriselle Cellars

(RVV, URWT) 12956 Modoc Road, White City. Jan. – March, Wed. - Sun., 11 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. April – Christmas, open daily 11 a.m. 5:30 p.m. (except certain holidays). krisellecellars.com

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Family Estate 23 Bayer (URWT) Eagle Point

Ridge Vineyard 24 Agate Eagle Point Winery 25 RoxyAnn (BC, RVV) Medford Vineyard 26 2Hawk & Winery (RVV) Medford

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Suncrest Winery

1950 Suncrest Road, Talent. Thurs. & Sun., 12 - 6 p.m., Fri. & Sat., 12 - 7 p.m. naumesfamilyvineyards.com

35 Dana Campbell Vineyards (BC) Ashland

Peak Winery 36 Grizzly (BC, RVV) Ashland

Fiore Winery 37 Belle 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland.

Located in the heart of the Rogue Valley, Naumes Family Vineyards is passionate about creating expertly crafted, premium wines that reflect our knowledge of three generations of farming.

Mon. & Tue., 12 - 4 p.m. Wed. & Sun., 12 - 7 p.m. Thurs-Sat, 12 - 8 p.m. bellefiorewine.com

& Roberts 38 Irvine Vineyards  

Explore our collection of Pinot Noir, Tempranillo, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and Viognier and many others. Reserve one of our private rooms for our next party or event.

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Anderson Cellars 39 Platt (BC, RVV ) Ashland

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Glass Forge 7 The Gallery & Studio

2400 Pleasant Valley Rd., Merlin. Explore the past with two museums (one is devoted to vintage cars), a pioneer town, and outdoor exhibits. Tours by appointment.

Fairgrounds

1451 Fairgrounds Rd., Grants Pass. Home of the Josephine County Fair, as well many concerts and sporting events all year round, and the Growers Market’s winter location.

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35 days of live horse racing featuring a Spring, Summer and Fall Meet. DON JACKSON RACING FACILITY Josephine County Fairgrounds 1451 Fairgrounds Road • Grants Pass 541-450-9057

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1459 Fairgrounds Rd., Grants Pass. The only live commercial horse racing facility in the state of Oregon is here. Spring, summer and fall meets. $4 for adults. Kids under 12 free with adult admission. gpdowns.com

Hotel at 4 Bear Evergreen Federal Bank 2101 Spalding Ave., Grants Pass. See the world-famous fiberglass bear sculptures when they are hibernating from “BearFest.” Free admission. Tours by appointment only.

Theatre 5 Barnstormers 112 NE Evelyn Ave.,

Grants Pass. Oregon’s longest continuously-running community theatre, operating since 1952.

F St. & 4th St., Grants Pass. Saturdays (in summer) offering produce, baked goods, dairy, honey, ready-to-eat meals, and crafts. Service animals welcome.

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501 SW G St., Grants Pass. On-site glass gallery with free tours of studio. Open Mon-Fri from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Schedule to make your own glass ornament. glassforge.com

Pass 8 Grants Museum of Art

229 SW G St., Grants Pass. Art exhibits, sales gallery and gift shop, workshops, and monthly music performances. Free admission.

Theatre 9 Rogue 143 SE H St., Grants Pass.

A preserved 1938 jewel, presenting top-rate musicians and other performing artists.

House Museum 10 Schmidt 512 SW 5th St., Grants Pass. Tour the preserved 1900s craftsman-style house of the Schmidt Family who operated a grocery store in Grants Pass. Tours offered Tue. - Fri., 10 a.m. 3 p.m. for $10 each. Operated by Josephine County Historical Society.

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Hellgate Jetboat Excursions

966 SW 6th St., Grants Pass. Scenic tours on the Rogue River in Hellgate Canyon. 36 to 75mile excursions. Reservations required. Runs May – Sept.

Park 12 Riverside 304 SE Park St., Grants Pass.

Overlooking the Rogue River, this park has walking and biking trails, sports fields, disc golf, a water spray park, and hosts outdoor concerts in the summer. Operated by the City of Grants Pass.

Sat: 10am-4pm

Art Along the Rogue in October. TIMM O’COBHTHAIGH

Downtown Grants Pass Historic District

VASES • ORNAMENTS • BOWLS • STEM-WARE • ONE-OF-A-KIND PIECES Watch us create hand-made glass using traditional techniques practiced for over 2,000 years. www.glassforge.com

Enjoy the architecture of the late 19th and early 20th centuries as you shop, drink and dine in Grants Pass. = Parking

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The makers of the “Best Cheese in the World” at the 2019 World Cheese Awards run a charming roadside shop.

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799 Berrydale Ave., Medford. A spirited ride on a miniature train track on the second and fourth Sundays, April – Oct., 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Donations welcome.

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555 Medford Center, Medford. A non-profit theatre company creating quality productions.

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Hawthorne & E. Jackson Streets, Medford. Selling produce, fresh meals, and handcrafted goods. Thursdays from April – Nov. Service animals welcome.

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106 N. Central Ave., Medford. Hands-on experiences, environments, and exhibits for kids ten and under to play in. Open daily.

Du Jour Gallery 10 Art 213 E. Main St., Medford.

A collaborative gallery showcasing paintings, jewelry, bronzes, photography and more. Open Tue. - Sat., 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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Crater Rock Museum

2002 Scenic Ave., Central Point. World-class exhibits of gems, thundereggs, fossils, and Native American artifacts. Open Tues. Sat., 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Admission. Children 5/under are free.

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23 S. Central Ave., Medford. A state-of-the-art, restored 1924 venue which hosts major touring music and performing acts and is home to the Next Stage Theater Company, Teen Musical Theater of Oregon, and the Medford space for Rogue Valley Symphony.

Theatre 13 Randall Company

20 S. Fir St., Medford. An intimate community theatre with a “pay what you want” door price, unique to Oregon.

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1314 Center Dr., Medford. The delicious home base of gourmet gift-giving; daily tastings of Harry & David treats and the largest selection of wines in the Rogue Valley. Store open daily. Facility tours Mon. - Fri., by appointment ($5). harryanddavid.com

15 The RRRink

1349 Center Dr., Medford. A year-round ice rink. Prices and schedule vary.

Quail Point Golf Club 16 1200 Mira Mar Ave., Medford. 18-hole course with golf shop and snack bar, and 18-hole putting course. quailpointgolf.com

Golf Club 17 Centennial 1900 N. Phoenix Rd., Medford. 18-hole course with clubhouse and dining at Centennial Grille. centennialgolfclub.com

Theatre 18 Camelot 101 Talent Ave., Talent.

Community theatre located in the town of Talent, just south of Medford.

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Through History 1 Walk 206 N. 5th St., Jacksonville.

Free, one-hour walking tours of town at 10 a.m., Saturdays, June – Aug. Meets at the 1883 former courthouse (now Jacksonville City Hall). Donations accepted.

2 Art Presence Art Center 206 N. 5th St., Jacksonville. Collective art gallery open Fri. Sun., 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Located in a 1911 building, originally a jail.

3 Beekman Bank Museum

California x 3rd St., Jacksonville. Seasonal tours of a preserved 1863-1915 bank through Historic Jacksonville, Inc.

Tours 4 Trolley 185 N. Oregon St., Jacksonville. • Old-fashioned & British candies • 70+ craft sodas • Apothecary & redolence items for the home • Linens, blankets & pillows • Unique gifts for any occasion 150 S. Oregon St., Jacksonville www.ganjes.com • ganjes_linens

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Multiple tours per day, seasonal schedule. Departs from Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce.

of Jacksonville 5 Segway 360 N. Oregon St., Jacksonville. See the historic sites on a guided glide through town. segwayofjacksonville.com

Cemetery 6 Historic Cemetery Rd., Jacksonville.

Pioneers – as well as other historical groups – have been buried here since 1859. The cemetery is open daily with an interpretive center and self-guided tours. Guided tours are offered seasonally.

Gardens 7 Britt 350 S. 1st St., Jacksonville.

4.5 acre park. The Britt Pavilion is home to the famous Britt Music & Arts Festival held every June through October.

8 Jacksonville Woodlands Trails

A 16-mile network of hiking trails rim the south side of Jacksonville on historic mining terrain. Access points include Britt Gardens and the Arboretum. See Jacksonville Woodlands Association (jvwoodlands.org) for trail maps.

House 9 Beekman & Beekman Arboretum

452 E. California St., Jacksonville. Museum of local history inside the Beekman Family’s Gothic Revival home from the 1870s. Seasonal tours. The beautiful Arboretum next door to the museum is a public park.

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1 Oregon Shakespeare Festival

15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Since 1935, this legendary celebration of theatre entertains audiences from Feb. – Oct. on three stages: the Angus Bowmer Theatre, the Thomas Theatre, and the open-air Allen Elizabethan Theatre.

Park 2 Lithia Entrance on Winburn Way,

Ashland. This beautiful 100-acre city park has playgrounds, gardens, historical landmarks, and a 2.1-mile hiking trail.

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Centennial Ice Rink

95 Winburn Way, Ashland. Open late-November through mid-February.

Markets 4 Outdoor a. Lithia Artisans Market

20 Calle Guanajuato (along creek). Saturdays & Sundays, late March – Oct. b. Rogue Valley Growers & Crafters Market 101 Oak St., Ashland. Saturdays, May – Oct.

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Cabaret Theatre

241 Hargadine St., Ashland. Performing original and established productions since 1986 in a restored 1911 edifice.

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Wine Tasting & Food Pairings Daily

1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Fine art is exhibited at the Schneider Museum of Art, live music in the Recital Hall, and the SOU theatre department performs on the campus’ main stage.

7 ScienceWorks Hands-on Museum

1500 E. Main St., Ashland. Children can interact with nearly 100 indoor and outdoor exhibits and problem-solve scientifically. Just 1.5 miles from downtown. Open Tues. - Sat.

Knoll Golf Course 8 Oak 3070 Hwy. 66, Ashland.

Mon & Tues 12 - 4 pm • Wed & Sun 12 - 7 pm • Thur - Sat 12 - 8 pm 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland • 541-552-4900 • bellefiorewine.com

Historic nine-hole course with clubhouse and FootGolf option. Just south of town at Exit 14 on I-5. oakknollgolf.org

Downtown Ashland Historic District

Boutique shops, restaurants and cafés, breweries and wine bars, and an arthouse cinema reside in Ashland’s historic buildings.

Ashland Gallery Association

For days and hours of operation, visit segwayofjacksonville.com

Learn about Ashland’s 30+ galleries and art studios at ashlandgalleries.com.

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Oregon Journeys: Rogue Valley Visitor Guide 2020  

A handy pocket guide through the Rogue Valley region of Southern Oregon, profiling family activities, outdoor adventures, historical sites,...

Oregon Journeys: Rogue Valley Visitor Guide 2020  

A handy pocket guide through the Rogue Valley region of Southern Oregon, profiling family activities, outdoor adventures, historical sites,...