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Fall in Love With Jacksonville Prize Drawing

You can win either a $500 prize, or one of two $250 prizes.  Prizes will be awarded in Jacksonville Dollars – which are like gift cards that can be used anywhere in Jacksonville! It’s easy to participate.  Just pick up an entry card at any participating merchant.  Then you have until November 30th to get it stamped by at least 20 of the participating Jacksonville merchants.

Veteran’s Day Event

Event Date: 11/11/2014

Veteran’s Day Event, November 11 at 1:00 pm

Jacksonville Chamber Of Commerce invites the greater Jacksonville community to attend a Veterans Day event on Tuesday November 11th at 1:00pm at the Historic Jacksonville Courthouse.

Haunted Trolley Tours

Event Date: 10/30/2014 - 11/01/2014

October 30, 31 & November 1, 5:00 – 8:00 pm A fun twist to experience Jacksonville’s history.  Jacksonville’s first ever Haunted Trolley Tours.

The Quiet American – a Britt On the Stage Concert

Event Date: 10/15/2014

Wednesday, October 15, 8 p.m. On the Stage concert, $20

Britt is proud to present this intimate indoor performance with The Quiet American. In this special off-season event, the stage doors will be closed, the audience will be seated on the Britt stage, and the backstage area will be turned into a lobby/lounge.

Lucy Wainwright Roche Concert at Britt

Event Date: 10/17/2014

Dia de los Muertos Show at Art Presenced

Event Date: 10/03/2014 - 11/02/2014

Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead exhibit features work form 27 artists.  Exhibit runs October 3 – November 4 with a reception on October 4 from Noon – 4:00 pm.  

Applegate Valley Fall Uncorked

Event Date: 11/23/2014

Peek Behind the Scenery with a Trolley Tour

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.

Britt Classical Festival – Music Under the Stars

Event Date: 08/01/2014 - 08/17/2014

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.

Wine Tasting along the beautiful Applegate Valley Wine Trail

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!

Wine Tasting Right in Town

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.

Fishing the way it is meant to be

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.

Britt Festivals – Summer Long Concert Series Starts

Event Date: 06/13/2014 - 09/14/2014

The Northwest’s premiere outdoor concert series right here in Jacksonville. Running from June – October.

Oregon Shakespeare Festival – just next door

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

Glide through history on a Segway tour of Jacksonville

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.

20 MIles of Hiking Trails Right In Town – Woodland Trails

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.

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