Celebrate the Arts arrives in Jacksonville for the Labor Day weekend, Friday, August 29th – Sunday, August 31st from 10:00 am – 5:00 daily. This annual arts fair will feature 68 booths.
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The Bella Union in Jacksonville will hold an Open Mic on 6:00 pm, before the American Idol performance on August 20th at Britt Festivals. Admission of $10/adult; $5/youth includes Italian buffet dinner. Sign up to sing at the door or come to support our performers. Proceeds benefit the Rose Circle Mentoring Network. 541-646-1252. email@example.com.
Tour the historical sites of Jacksonville Oregon aboard a trolley with a guide in period costume. Your guide will give information on the homes and commercial buildings and share the stories of the people behind them.
Tuesday, August 19 – 7 p.m. Available seating: Reserved: $44; SRO: $47; Lawn: $37; Child (1-12) Lawn: $20
Wednesday, August 20 – 7:30 p.m. Available seating: Lawn: $46
Frampton’s Guitar Circus featuring Peter Frampton and Buddy Guy, with special guest Robert Randolph Thursday, August 21 – 7 p.m. Available seating: Lawn: $47; Child (1-12) Lawn: $39
Friday, August 22 – 7:30 p.m. Available seating: Reserved: $67; SRO: $67; Lawn: $40; Child (1-12) Lawn: $30
Saturday, August 23 – 8 p.m. Available seating: Lawn: $39
Matisyahu/Ozomtali/Makua Rothman Wednesday, August 27 – 6:30 p.m. Available seating: Reserved: $47; SRO: $49; Lawn: $37; Child (1-12) Lawn: $32
Sunday, August 24. Doors open: 6:30 p.m. Lesson: 7 p.m. Dancing: 7:30 p.m.
Britt Performance Garden
$5 per person
Thursday, August 28 – 7:30 p.m.
Available seating: Lawn: $43; Child (1-12) Lawn: $33
Sunday, August 31 – 7:30 p.m.
Available seating: Reserved: $62; SRO: $67; Lawn: $42; Child (1-12) Lawn: $32
Tuesday, September 2 at 7:30 p.m. Available seating: Reserved: $45; Lawn: $32; Child (1-12) Lawn: $26
Friday, September 5 at 8 p.m.; Available seating: Lawn: $39
Rodney Carrington has been one of the top ten highest grossing touring comedians for the last ten years and among the top 4 or 5 the last several years.
Saturday, September 6 at 7:30 p.m.; Available seating: Lawn: $45; Child (1-12) Lawn: $38
Avett Brothers at Britt Festivals – Sunday, September 7 @ 8 p.m. Available tickets: Lawn: $41; Child (1-12) Lawn: $35
Thursday, September 11 – 7:30 p.m.; Available seating: Lawn: $39; Child (1-12) Lawn: $29
A professional orchestra of 90 musicians from all over the country comes together for three weeks for the Britt Classical Festival. During the first three weeks every August enjoy world-class performances in the beautiful Britt Festival outdoor amphitheatre.
Friday, July 25 – 7:00 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Britt Performance Garden Available seating: Adults: $20; Kids 7-12: $8; Kids 0-6: Free
A living history “Closets and Cupboards” tour of the C.C. Beekman House – home to one of Souther Oregon’s most prominent pioneers. The Beekman offspring are closing up the family home follow the death of their mother in 1932 – going through the closets and cupboards and reminiscing about “growing up Beekman” on this special tour. Tours at 1:00 and 3:00 pm. Reservations required.
Gain interesting perspectives on Jacksonville’s history through interpretive tours of the Jacksonville Historic Cemetery. Tour our the 2nd Saturday of the month, May – September, with each one highlighting a different topic.
Saturday, August 30 – 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Available seating: Adults: $18; Kids 7-12: $8; Kids 0-6: Free
The Northwest’s premiere outdoor concert series right here in Jacksonville. Running from June – October.
One of Jacksonville’s most popular events, “Meet the Pioneers” is a special evening walking tour of the torch lit cemetery where you will be greeted by some of Jacksonville’s early residents. Hear their fascinating stories of what life was like in the mid to late 1800′s and listen in on the town folks’ discussions of important topics and events of the day. Friday, October 10 & Saturday, October 11 – 4:00 – 7:30 pm Advance tickets required.
Thursday, September 4 – 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Britt Performance Garden Available seating: Adults: $24; Kids 7-12: $12; Kids 0-6: Free Britt is excited to present a night of mariachi music and live dance, featuring Las Colibri, an all-female professional mariachi group from Los Angeles, and the Rogue Valley’s own Mariachi Centella. Throughout the evening, dancers from the Rogue Valley’s Ballet Folklorico Ritmo Alegre will perform with the bands.
Jacksonville is the Gateway to the Applegate Valley Wine Trail featuring 20 wineries and breathtaking views all within a 25 mile drive. Check out why the Applegate is known as the next big thing in wine!
World of Wine, August 20-23, 2014 is Southern Oregon’s premier wine showcase and has 60 wineries pouring this year! In additiona to the wine sensory classes during the week, 750+ people will attend the Grand Tasting celebrating this year’s professionally judged wine competition. This year’s event is located in Jacksonville, Oregon at the Bigham Knoll, home of the historic 1908 Jacksonville Old School.
For wine lovers, Southern Oregon’s burgeoning wine region is a great discovery. Jacksonville is heart and soul of the entire wine region with six tasting rooms right in town.
Bank fishing or fly fishing opportunities abound in the Rogue Valley. Go our on your own or arrange for a guide to show you the best spots.
Just 20 minutes away is the renowned Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, Oregon. A professional repertory company that presents everything from the bard’s famous works to other classics to contemporary plays and musicals. Plays run from February to November. 2013 Schedule
A Segway tour is perfect for both those new to Jacksonville and city veterans. The two hour “Glide Through History” tour takes you on an adventure through Nunan Square where you will see gorgeous Victorian-style homes, past the historic courthouse and jail, up the hill to Britt Gardens and through the historic Jacksonville Cemetery, where you can catch a spectacular view of the Rogue Valley.
Stretching your legs and enjoying a little bit of nature and beautiful panoramic views are good excuses to discover Jacksonville’s Woodland Trails. The Jacksonville Woodlands Historic Natural Park and Trail System has 15 outstanding all-weather hiking trails covering 18+ miles on preserved land that surrounds 70% of historic Jacksonville. Hiking these trails during all seasons provides close-up perspectives of several different ecosystems, including the native plant arboretum. There is no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing.
Find bargains and treasures galore at Jacksonville’s Annual City-Wide Yard Sale September 5 – 7. The event starts on Friday, September 7 with sales by residents and non-profits, and then runs through Sunday, September 9.