Out & About: Sept. 12-14, 2014

There are several good reasons to get out and about this weekend. Eat Local Week Several restaurants are preparing for this weekend and the rest of the week. It’s the 10th year thrive has put on the event which raises awareness about the benefits to you and your community if you eat locally. There is … Continue reading »

Tourism Season Begins in Southern Oregon

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — With the Britt Festival kicking off, the Shakespeare Festival beginning its outdoor season, and several other events continuing this weekend across the Rogue Valley, tourism season is in full swing. This weekend, the Britt Festival’s summer concert season begins, but people are already arriving in Jacksonville, many of them from out of … Continue reading »

Big Year Expected For Wine Industry

MEDFORD, Ore. — Rogue Valley wineries are getting ready for the rush of tourist season, and experts are saying this year could be a big one. Local wine-growers say that both the demand for wine and quality of wine have gotten better every year, and that business has never been better. Dr. Greg Jones, a … Continue reading »

Out & About: Barbecue, Concerts and Car Shows

By Kathy Wing Battle of the Bones www.battleofthebones.com It’s the biggest barbeque event of the year and it’s hotter than ever. This year’s Battle of the Bones is bringing the best of the region’s barbeque and chili chefs together in Central Point to compete for bragging rights and cash prizes. The event also includes beer … Continue reading »