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Nov 22

A Southern Oregon Thanksgiving

Christmas merchandise crowds the aisles at all the shops while festive yuletide decorations line the streets. It’s Christmas, or is it? Every year it gets earlier. Had I wanted to buy ornaments or even a plastic Christmas tree I could have done so before Halloween. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a huge fan of Christmas but when it starts two months early that’s just overkill. So, in honor of the autumn season and that seemingly forgotten holiday called Thanksgiving here are some suggestions as to how to get out and enjoy the pre- Christmas season.

Aug 25

Wine on the Ranch

As the sun sets on a hot August evening with the sound of music in the air I enjoy a glass of fine wine and some beautiful scenery. Set deep in the ApplegateValley in Williams Oregon is Plaisance Ranch.

May 21

Springtime Wine Tours in Southern Oregon

After a long wet winter two sure signs of spring in Southern Oregon are the Spring Uncorked Barrel Tour and Roam the Rogue Passport Winery Tour.  Both give a chance to sample wine and take in the beautiful valley scenery. The Spring Uncorked Barrel Tour takes place Sunday May 22nd from 11am – 5pm and …

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Mar 21

Shop Local at Rogue Valley Growers Markets

The growers markets are a popular valley attraction. Many area residents enjoy strolling through the market in search of the freshest brightest fruits and vegetables while listening to local musicians and sampling local gourmet treats.

Feb 08

Celebrate The Year of the Rabbit in Jacksonville

It’s time to celebrate the Year of the Rabbit and where better in Southern Oregon than at Jacksonville’s annual Chinese New Year celebration. The festivities take place Saturday February 12, 2011 and include fun for the whole family. The day kicks off with the 5K Rabbit Hop Fun Run at 8AM. Be sure to get …

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