Head to the coast this weekend and throughout the next week for the Spring Whale Watching Week on the Oregon coast.
Park staff say 160 gray whales pass along the coast each day during their migration peak. Some 18,000 gray whales travel from their breeding grounds on Mexico’s Baja Coast to their summer feeding grounds in the Bering Sea.
Trained volunteers will answer questions at 24 “whale watching spoken here” sites along the coast between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. each day during whale watch week.
Before Ashland’s Independent Film Fest there is another which celebrates the art form. The Siskiyou Film Fest happens this Saturday in Grants Pass.
Head to the performing arts center at the Grants Pass High School. Doors open at noon for session 1 and films begin at 1 p.m.
Second session doors open at 5:30 p.m. with final film showcase at 6:30 p.m. admission is $10.
This weekend was made for theater lovers. The Broadway musical, “The Producers”, debuts Friday on the Camelot stage. The show must gone on. With unforgettable characters and songs which will have you singing along. Catch “The Producers” starting this weekend through April 20th.
Go back stage at Southern Oregon’s most famous stages. You have two opportunities this weekend to get a behind the scenes look
at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.
Friday and Sunday the back state tour takes off on 10:00 Friday and Sunday. Tickets at 14 to 20 dollars will get you into the green room, the costume shop, and more.
It’s not on the weekend but it’s worth noting if you are a fan of the Oregon Ducks, the Medford Rogues or baseball in general.
The 12th ranked Oregon Ducks baseball team will be out on Harry and David Field this Monday. They’ll practice from noon to 2:30 p.m. if you want to meet the players and coaches, stick around, because there is a meet and greet and autograph session right after practice.
The whole event is open to the public and a seat is just $5.