It’s the Labor Day Weekend! Lots of great happenings in the Rogue Valley like the Harry & David Wine Tasting (read about it below) and much more! Here are a few great ideas to enjoy! Have a great one from RogueValley Magazine.com!
August 26-Sept. 2nd: The Southern Oregon Golf Championship
Get your golf in before the weather turns cooler and the days get shorter. The Rogue Valley Country Club (2660 Hillcrest Rd.) hosts this event in Medford, and it has been happening since 1929! This is an amateur event that attracts about 400 participants each year. When you enter, you also get cocktails, snacks and live entertainment included. It starts on August 26th and goes through September 2nd. For more information, visit: https://www.rvcc.com/SOGC/SOGC_(1).aspx.
August 26: Grants Pass Beer Week & Brewfest
GP Brewfest and Beerweek is happening for the first time for five whole days in Grants Pass! Expect double and triple tap takeovers at Oregon Pour Authority & Pizza Studio (OPPA). Beginning at 5:00 pm on the 26th, you can spend $20 and get a glass plus five drink tickets. Then, sample beer to your heart’s content. Call 541-295-8540 to get details or check out: https://www.grantspasschamber.org/events/details/grants-pass-beer-week-brewfest-1st-annual-32031. Be sure to find out about the first-ever Cornhole Tournament that happens on Sunday at 2:00 pm. You must pre-register for this tournament.
August 28th – Cork’n’Fork Dinner
Paschal Winery (1122 Suncrest Rd. Talent) and Creative Celebrations have paired up to host and provide a lovely evening of food, fun, wine and the outdoors. The dinner takes place at the winery from 6:00 – 8:00 pm and is $10 per plate. You must have reservations to participate. Call 541-535-7957 to reserve your place at the table. Check out their website for more information: https://www.paschalwinery.com/events.
August 29th – Lost 80’s Live
Do you remember “I Ran (So Far Away)” by Flock of Seagulls or “Everybody Have Fun Tonight” by Wang Chung? If you do, then you must get to the Lost 80’s show at the Britt Festival in Jacksonville. It will be nostalgic for sure. Gates open at 5:15 pm and the show gets started at 6:30 pm. The total lineup includes: Flock of Seagulls, Wayne Chung, The Vapors, The Motels, Boys Don’t Cry, The Escape Club, Farrington & Mann and Real Life. There are still lawn and regular seats available. Listen to their songs before you go and turn this event into an all week 80s flashback opportunity!
August 30th – Comedy Night at Randall Theater
Want a break from the kids? Check out this evening of adult laughs at the Randall Theater. It is 21 and over and you must pay a cover charge ($5) and purchase a $10 ticket. Beer, wine, light snacks, and mixed drinks are available, and you get two specialty drinks with the ticket purchase. The hosts will be Freeway Farrell and Ms. Cummings. Comedians include Ben Blue Abbon, Nick Makar and more. http://randalltheatre.homestead.com/
August 30th – Fiddler on the Roof
Rogue Music Theatre opens its production of Fiddler on the Roof which will run through September 8th at the Grants Pass Performing Arts Center. Purchase tickets online (https://www.roguemusictheatre.org/shows), call (541-956-8600), or visit Great Northwest Music located at 220 Southwest G street.
August 31st – Grizzly Peak Winery Fan Weekend Concert
Gypsy Soul is playing at Grizzly Peak Winery from 7:00 – 9:00 pm. This band will perform Blues, Jazz and Roots Rock for your listening pleasure. If you want to purchase VIP tickets ($42.50), you can get appetizers, wine, and a meet and greet with the band. If you just want to attend the show it is $27.50 per ticket. Purchase your tickets and find out more at https://kazzit.com/event/gypsy-soul-in-concert.html.
August 31 st – Taste of Harry & David
For $18 per ticket, you can sample all of Harry & David’s (Medford Country Village Store) amazing flavors. This event takes place all weekend and goes through September 1st. Every day it will happen from 11:00 to 5:00 pm. To get tickets, visit https://www.harryanddavid.com/h/view/taste-of-harry-and-david.
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