Ashland is just a sweet place to getaway after a busy week, where abundance of world-class spas, boutique shops and award-winning restaurants can seriously hurt one’s wallet. In the last couple of years Ashland has also established itself as the capital of all things chocolate! Over the course of one weekend in March Ashland welcomes over 40 chocolate companies at the annual Oregon Chocolate Festival.
The festival is completely dedicated to Oregon chocolatiers and their amazing creations. Vendors present a variety of fine chocolates and chocolate-inspired products that tease taste buds of over 1500 visitors. ...Read MoreRead Less
Central Point, Ore. Join more than 100 vendors from Oregon and beyond at The 12th Annual Oregon Cheese Festival, a farmers market-style event featuring the largest selection of Oregon cheese, wine, beer, cider and crafts you can find. Sample, enjoy and purchase local, artisan cheese, unique foods and specialty beverages. Take a tasting class, meet and greet with popular cheese author Gordon Edgar, chat with cheesemakers, and enjoy our beer garden.
Where: Next to the Rogue Creamery Cheese Shop at 311 N. Front St, Central Point, Oregon 97502.
When: 10a.m. to 5p.m. Saturday March 19th, 2016
Cost: $15 in advance; $20 at the door. Guests aged 21+ have the option of purchasing a $10 tasting ticket that includes wine, beer and cider sampling along with a commemorative Oregon Cheese Guild wine glass. Tickets go on sale January 2016.
Who: This is a family friendly event. Children under 12 are admitted free and a supervised play area will be provided.
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Historic Ashland Armory 208 Oak St, Ashland, OR 97520 Time: 12-1:30pm
The 28th annual Ashland Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Celebration will be held on Monday, January 16th at the Historic Ashland Armory (208 Oak Street) from Noon to 1:30pm. A simulcast live stream will be available at the Varsity Theatre, 166 East Main Street and through online viewing – site TBA. Seating is limited.
The event will feature our Keynote Speaker Alma Alvarez, a variety of tributes to Dr. King and his enduring legacy through music, spoken word, and dance. The Armory event will be followed by a march to the Ashland Plaza. Once there, a traditional re-broadcast of Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech will be played.
The event is free, open to the public, and sign interpreted. Donations are welcome. Please bring non-perishable food items for the Ashland Emergency Food Bank as this event is a food drive.
For information on this, and other MLK events in our area, please visit our website: http://www.somlk.org
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Ashland Library 410 Siskiyou Blvd, Ashland, OR 97520 Time: 10-11am
Reports show that coloring helps adults combat stress and relax. Come and color on Monday mornings from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. in October at the Ashland Branch Library, 410 Siskiyou Boulevard.
This weekly program is open to all adults and coloring supplies are provided. It's a nice way to start the week, relaxing with new friends, having a cup of tea, and letting out some creative energy.
This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Ashland Public Library. For more information, please call 541-744-6996 or visit jcls.org.
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Craterian Theatre 23 S Central Ave, Medford, OR 97501 Time: 7:30pm
Inspired by the 1980 Academy Award-winning film and ensuing Emmy Award-winning series, Fame–The Musical convincingly captures the successes, failures, elation and fear experienced by a group of aspiring students at the New York High School of Performing Arts. This international phenomenon has reached over 50 million people in 25 countries, galvanizing young performers while entertaining audiences throughout the world. For over 20 years, Fame–The Musical has swept theatergoers away on a high-energy emotional ride through the worlds of music, dance and theater. After witnessing this passionate production, you’ll always remember its name — Fame!...Read MoreRead Less
Rogue Air Trampoline park 519 Medford Center, Medford, OR Time: 3-8pm
Rogue Air Park is Southern Oregon’s only indoor trampoline park which provides 20,000 sq ft indoor activity area perfect for just about any age, shape or physical ability. Imagine the fun you can have with wall to wall trampolines, where you can play dodgeball, open court jump, tumble, launch to slam dunk basketballs and literally bounce off the walls. If your looking for a great place to have a unique birthday party, corporate event, family fun & fitness outing there is no place like Rogue Air.Mondays, only $30 for a family of 4 for 1 hour of fun.
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Medford Airport Super 8 Motel 4999 Biddle Road, Central Point, OR
If your looking for something different, and the weather isn't cooperating, go for a swim in a heated indoor pool and get your heart racing as you go down the 80-foot waterslide.
Sunday's, Monday's and Tuesdays at the Super 8 Motel , for $6 ($5 if you bring your own towel) the first 15 people can swim and go down the slide to your hearts content!
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Callahan's Mountain Lodge 7100 Old Highway 99 South, Ashland, OR Time: 6-9pm
Listen and sing along with Ken Hart and John Hollis, acoustic guitarists and vocalists, as they entertain from 6pm – 9pm during dinner service. Ken Hart - Saturday - Wednesday - Ken Hart performs at Callahan’s, "whatever you can get from six strings, a voice and some piano." From romantic ballads, children's songs, standards, cowboy classics, modern, country, soft rock, show tunes, inspirational— even Shakespeare songs and originals.
4 Daughters Irish Pub 126 West Main Street, Medford, OR Time: 7:30pm
So you think you've got a head full of useless knowledge? Bring a friend or three and come test yourself against Medford's other trivia teams, every Monday night at 4 Daughters. The top-scoring teams walk away with a $20 pub gift certificate! It's super easy so come check it out! Hosted by a live Trivia jockey this game is free to enter and there are great prizes. It’s getting to be very popular so get here early for a good seat....Read MoreRead Less
Rogue Valley Family Fun Center 1A Peninger Road, Central Point, OR Time: 5:00 PM
Every Tuesday from 5-8 pm. You will get tickets for
1 Go Kart ride,1 Bumper boat ride, a pass to Cactus Jacks playhouse (age and height restrictions apply) and unlimited miniature golf. For $8 more you can upgrade to unlimited go karts and bumper boats (seasonally)