June 18th- July 10th
HORSE RACING- it begins at the Grants Pass Downs at the Jo County Fairgrounds and continues every Saturday, Sunday and holidays thru July 10th.
for more info call 541-476-3215
CAMP EEK! - taking place at Wildlife Images, 11845 Lower River Rd, Grants Pass, OR. This is an educational children summer camp with seven sessions running through Aug 12th.
call for details 541-476-0222
GPHS ROYALETTES Kiddie Dance Camp- located at Grants Pass H.S. Commons -(cafeteria). This is an educational childrens summer camp from 8am-noon. Kids going into kidergarden – 8th grade will learn two styles of dance , flag work, and set costume arts & crafts. This camp is taught by the GPHS Royalettes Competitive Dance Team. Daily snacks & a camp T-shirt are include – cost is $45 pre-reg; $55 at the door. All proceeds benifit the GPHS Royalette Team.
call for more info 541-226-5297 or 541-659-0218
CONCERT IN THE PARK – The Cheeseburgers - located at Riverside Park – Jimmy Buffet Tribute band
HOT NEPALI NIGHTS & GATHERING OF THE GODDESSES – Located at R-Haus from 6pm-9pm. Two fun events rolled into one Gala Event! Come enjoy the cool river breezes while dining on the banks of the Rogue River. The Curtain Climbers Aeiral Dance Company will dazzle and there will be silent auctions featuring exotic art, artifacts and more World Beat Music by Sights & Sounds Unlimited.
Cost: tickets are $45 per person in advance. Send checks to Bright Futures Foundation, P.O. Box 248, Murphy, OR 97533
for more info www.roguewinterfest.com
GRANTS PASS CAR, TRUCK, 4X4 & MOTORCYCLE FESTIVAL ’11- a car, truck, 4×4, and motorcycle show held at Riverside Park. A Poker run will be held on Friday evening in downtown Grants Pass 5-7pm. The show itself will be Sat. 9am-5pm at Riverside Park. The cost is $15. for registrations.
call for more info 541-660-2253 or visit website www.grantspassmotorcycleshow.org
LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD BALLET- Heartland Dance Studio is presnting thier annual ballet of Little Red Riding Hood from the Wolf’s perspective. The show will be at Grants Pass H.S. Performing Arts Center, 830 NE 9th Street. Times of performance 8/24 & 8/25 are at 7pm and 8/26 is at 2pm. Cost Adults $12 Childred 3-11yrs. $8 under 3yrs. FREE.
for more info call 541-476-4369
OREGON GREEN EXPO-held at the Jo County Fairgrounds the Expo focus will be on Alternative Energy & Fuels, Green Building & Remodeling, sustainable Health & Wellness, Alternative Transportationn, Gadening & Foods, Water Ecology, Condervation & Recycling to name a few.
for more info www.theorgongreenexpo.com
ROOSTER CROW- is an annual celebration in Rogue River, it includes rooster and human crowing contests, a carnival, car show, parade, arts & crafts, quilt show, book sale and live music.
call for more info 541-582-0242
THE BUTTERFLY PAVILLION’S GRAND OPENING- from 10am-6pm come take a walk with the butterflies and help celebrate the Grand Opening. Located at the Rusk Ranch Nature Center, 27750 Redwood Hwy the cost is $6.
for more info www.ruskranchnaturecenter.org or call 541-287-2164
SUMMER ARTISANS’ FAIRE- Located out at Schmidt Family Vinyards, 330 Kubli Rd. Come out and from 11am-6pm help us welcome some of the finest artisans and craft people as they display thier wares for you to see and purchase. Do some wine tasting or come and check out our facility.
for more info please call 541-846-9985
RELAY FOR LIFE- is a 24-hour run-walk that benifits the American Cancer Society. Located at North Valley High School track.
call for more info 541-779-6092 www.jocorelay.org
AIR-EVENTURE- located at the Grants Pass Airport from 8am-3pm. A breakfast and lunch fly-in, aircraft displays and tours. Open House Airplane Rides and Classic and Antique Car Show.
call for more info 541-846-6866
CITY OF SHADY COVE SPAM FESIVAL- 11th Annual Festivities “Where Pigs Float”. Located on the “Famous Rogue River” in the Jackson County Upper Rogue Regional Park, Rogue River Drive and HWY 62 in Shady Cove, OR from 10am-6pm. Enjoy SPAM burgers, hot dogs, hamburgers, silent auctons, SPAM souveniers , live music, vendor booths, a dunk tank, FREE Kids Carinal, FREE watermelon, & pig eating contests and many more attractions. Admission is FREE
call for more info 541-951-6346
TASTE OF THE ILLNOIS VALLEY-located at Bridgeview Vineyards, 4210 Holland Loop Road, come and taste samples from over 14 local wines and beer. Live and silent auctions. Live Music performed by Jefferson. All proceeds benefit the Illinois Valley Boys & Girls Club. Cost is $35 per person.
for more info www.begreat4kids.com/special-events/calendar.html
CANINE ANGELS GRADUATION- a non-profit organization, it raises and trains service dogs for children and young adults with special needs. This event showcases the recent graduates. They will take stage with thier new owners. This event will be held at 2pm in conjunction with the Summer Artisan Faire at the Schmidt Family Vinyards, 330 Kubli Road.
for more info www.Canine-Angels.org
June 25- 26
ROGUE VALLEY PIECEMAKERS QUILT SHOW-31st Annual Quilt show Silent Auction. Featured quilter Pam Kirk, Opportunity Quilt, & Demonstrations will be held at Rogue River Middle School, 301 Pine street.
call for more info 541-476-5020
CONCERT IN THE PARK- Kelly Thiededeaux & Etouffee – located at Riverside Park – Swamp/Cajun Rock