10 Uniquely Jacksonville Gift Ideas

Finding the perfect gift for friends and family can be challenging.  So here are a few ideas if you want to give a gift that is uniquely Jacksonville. 1.  Jacksonville’s History – You will find books on our history at Terra Firma Gifts and the Visit...

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Naked Art Exhibit & Sale at Art Presence

If you are looking to add to your art collection for less or buy the art you love without paying for a frame you intend to replace check out Naked Art at Art Presence Art Center running now through February.  Naked Art is  a collection of unframed fi...

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“Singin’ In The Rain” at Randall Theatre

A starlet, a leading man and a love affair that could change lives and make or break careers!  Randall Theatre’s splashy adaptation of the celebrated film, “Singin’ In The Rain” has all the makings of a Tinseltown tabloid headline...

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Gardening Classes

Even with the fog, drizzle and chillier temperatures of January and February, many people can’t stop thinking about their gardens.  Classes offered by the Jackson County Master Gardeners encourage you to look forward to spring and to be prepared for al...

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The Liege

Serving healthy Green Smoothies and sinfully delicious Dessert Waffles. Named for the Belgium liege waffles and opened in February 2018. Located next to the Cotton Broker (across from La Boheme & Goodbean Coffee) in the former Cheesemonger’s Wif...

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Friendship Force of Southern Oregon

Explore the world through home hosting journeys. Friendship Force International provides opportunities to explore new countries and cultures from the inside by bringing people together at the personal level. Through the signature program of home hospitali...

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Year of the Dog – Chinese New Year 2018

Jacksonville’s Chinese New Year celebration is a treasured annual festival celebrating the contributions of the Chinese in Southern Oregon’s development.  The day-long event is coordinated by the Southern Oregon Chinese Cultural Association (SOC...

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Britt Festival 2018 Orchestra Season

Britt Music & Arts Festival and Britt Orchestra Music Director Teddy Abrams announce the 2018 Britt Orchestra Season, which will run from July 25 through August 11, 2018. For the second year in a row, Britt has lowered ticket prices for the Orchestra,...

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Upcoming Events

all-day Narrated Trolley Tours 10:30 – 2:30
Narrated Trolley Tours 10:30 – 2:30
Jul 20 all-day
45 minute narrated trolley tour providing an overview of Jacksonville’s history Meet the trolley at the Visitor Information Center –  corner of North Oregon & C Streets Purchase tickets at Visitor Information Center by credit card or cash; Cash only for on-board purchase $6 adults, $3 children, no charge for held on lap Tours run on the half-hour from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm Fridays – Mondays in May & October Daily June – September; The Trolley is not handicap accessible Sold out tours may occur with advance registration and will be noted on this calendar as a separate entry Private tours are available for groups, limited to 25.  Click Here for more information
9:30 am JoyFull Yoga @ JoyFull Yoga
JoyFull Yoga @ JoyFull Yoga
Jul 20 @ 9:30 am – 11:15 am
JoyFull Yoga is a fun way to engage with your body, mind, and spirit. It offers a unique blend of poses, breath work, sound and movement meditation to improve circulation, energy flow and brain function. It is accessible to people of all ages and fitness levels. JoyFull Yoga offers tools to awaken your passion and joy to live your best life now! Register Here JoyFull Yoga 135 S Oregon St 541-899-0707 info@joyFull-yoga.com
11:00 am Behind the Counter tours at Beek...
Behind the Counter tours at Beek...
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Experience how Cornelius Beekman, Jacksonville’s most prominent pioneer, conducted banking in the late 1800s when Historic Jacksonville again opens the 1863 Beekman Bank, the oldest bank in the Pacific Northwest, for special “Behind the Counter” tours from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day in 2017. Between 11 am and 4 pm on Fridays through Mondays, costumed docents will share stories of late 19th Century banking practices, gold shipping, and handshake deals. Over $10 million in gold crossed the bank’s counters during Jacksonville’s heyday in the second half of the 19th Century (worth over $1 billion today). Location:  California and North 3rd Streets in Jacksonville.  It has been preserved intact as a museum since Cornelius Beekman closed the doors in 1915. A suggested bank “deposit” of $2 will help us maintain this program and expand “banking hours.” Private group tours are also available.  For additional information, contact Historic Jacksonville at 541-245-3650 or e-mail info@historicjacksonville.org. http://www.historicjacksonville.org/events/behind-the-counter-tours/
11:30 am Chair, Wall Yoga @ Joyfull Yoga
Chair, Wall Yoga @ Joyfull Yoga
Jul 20 @ 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
The Chair Class with a focus on self-healing- is a gentle way to integrate Yoga into your life. By using a chair, wall and floor  (if you are able) to support you in developing a healing relationship with yourself and your body. Perfect if you are new to yoga or recovering from any physical issues especially back, knee, shoulder, neck etc… This class includes the elements of JoyFull Yoga which is a fun way to engage with your body, mind, and spirit. It offers a unique blend of poses, breath work, sound and movement meditation to improve circulation, energy flow and brain function.JoyFull Yoga offers tools to awaken your passion and joy to live and feel your best now! JoyFull Yoga 135 S Oregon St 541-899-0707 info@joyFull-yoga.com
7:00 pm Haunted History Walking Tours
Haunted History Walking Tours
Jul 20 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Hear more about Jacksonville’s “restless” former residents when Historic Jacksonville offers two different 1-hour “Haunted History” walking tours the 1st and 3rd Friday night of each month from June through September, plus special October tours.  Costumed tour guides share both history and tales of pioneers whose spirits still dwell in many of our historic buildings. These tours are not your typical ‘ghost tours’ with special effects.   They are history tours about real hauntings resulting from past events.  The stories—some scary, some benign—come from multiple sources, from people who have experienced these lingering spirits.  They are our attempt to recognize and honor these restless souls. Both tours feature haunted houses. The 7:00 pm Courthouse route shares tales of brothels, epidemics and hangings. The 7:30 pm Britt Hill route includes stories of arson, saloons and Oregon’s first Chinatown. October tours begin at 6pm, 6:15pm, 6:30pm, 6:45pm and 7pm on both Friday, October 12, and Saturday, October 13.  Friday night tours feature the Britt Hill route; Saturday night tours follow the Courthouse route. Tour group size is limited!  Cost is $5 per person and reservations are strongly suggested.  Contact 541-245-3650 or info@historicjacksonville.org.   “Walk ups” will be accommodated based on space available. Private tours can also be scheduled for a minimum of 10....

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