59 Winburn Way, Ashland
It's almost that time of year again to lace up your skates and hit the ice! The Ashland Rotary Centennial Ice Rink will be operational November 18, 2017 through February 20, 2018.
The outdoor rink, a division of APRC, is located at 95 Winburn Way, across from Lithia Park playground, around the corner from the Plaza, and at the corner of Nutley Street and Winburn Way. Bring the whole family! Our skate rentals accommodate toddler size 9 up to men's size 15. Please come prepared to skate as changing rooms are not available.
Hot chocolate, coffee and a variety of snacks will be available for purchase. The rink offers Ice Scooters (skate trainers)...available at no charge at the discretion of rink staff.
The ice rink can be reached directly by calling 541.488.9189 or you can call APRC at 541.488.5340.
Friday, November 24th to Sunday, November 26th
WE HAVE MOVED TO THE HAY-PATTON REHEARSAL CENTER, #30 SOUTH FIRST ST. (CORNER OF ENDER'S ALLEY). THAT'S A 1/2 BLOCK ABOVE AND ACROSS FROM THE ASHLAND SPRINGS HOTEL, AND JUST BELOW THE OREGON CABARET THEATRE, Ashland
The Siskiyou Woodcraft Guild is proud to present the 38th Annual Thanksgiving Show!
Every year on Thanksgiving Weekend our show is open on Friday, November 24 from 10:00AM -7:00PM, Saturday, November 25 from 10:00AM-6:00PM and Sunday, November 26 from 10:00AM-4:00PM. We hope to see you there!
Friday, November 24th to Sunday, November 26th
Historic Ashland Armory - 208 Oak Street, Ashland
Announcing the 17th annual Lithia Artisans Christmas Faire taking place Thanksgiving Weekend at the Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak Street in Ashland. Two blocks down from the Plaza. Open Friday, Nov. 24 from 10-7, Saturday, Nov. 25 from 10-6, and Sunday, Nov. 26 from 11-4. Over 50 local artists and creators showing their handcrafted items, all under one roof. The artisans from the summer weekend market along Ashland Creek are bringing the show indoors. Live music all weekend, food and drinks available on site, and the VIP room will be open upstairs where you can enjoy a glass of wine. Libations brought to you by the folks at Live at the Armory!
Saturday, November 25
650 E Ashland Lane, Ashland
10:00am to 4:00pm
Join us inside the warm greenhouses for our 4th annual Poinsettia Festival. Walk through thousands of colorful poinsettias. Enjoy a hot beverage, snack, and some festive music. There will even be a staged area to take your Christmas photo. Everyone gets a free raffle ticket upon arrival.
November 16th – December 31st
1st & Hargardine, Ashland
With the music of Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick (Fiddler On The Roof) and a clever book by Joe Masteroff (Cabaret), She Loves Me is a warm romantic comedy with an endearing innocence. In the story, two co-workers who loathe each other carry on a romance as pen pals, unaware of the other’s real identity until they finally decide to meet in person. Call (541) 488-2902 to reserve your tickets today or visit www.theoregoncabaret.com.
November 29 - December 31, 2017
101 Talent Ave. at Main Street, Talent
Original Music & Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman
Book by Julian Fellowes
A Musical based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film
Everyone's favorite practically perfect nanny takes the stage in this Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical adventure.
Dec 1st - 3rd, 5th - 10th, 13th - 17th, 19th - 24th
35 S Second Street, Ashland
The Dickens' Christmas in Ashland is the perfect way to get your friends and family into the Holiday Season! The feast consists of an amazing take on a traditional six course Christmas feast. A fun and energetic group of festive Carolers in Dickens Christmas costumes entertain all as they stroll through the restaurant singing traditional Dickens Christmas carols. You can even look forward to a visit by ol' Saint Nick as he brings presents to kids one to ninety two. The Dickens' Christmas feast in Ashland is a longstanding tradition that both locals and people visiting Ashland from all over the world have come to love as part of their yearly holiday tradition.
$80 per person with tax and gratuities included. A $40 per person deposit is required with a guaranteed number for your party. Dinner begins at 6:30 each evening. They recommend arriving by 6:15.
5% discount for groups of 12 or more that book for the first week of December! Not valid with any other specials or discounts.
Visit www.winchesterinn.com/dickens.htm for more information. Call (541) 488-1115 for reservations.
Stroll the galleries during the holiday season, taking in all of the visual delights in downtown Ashland and the Historic Railroad District. Enjoy this year-round free community event, filled with spectacular artwork, live music, artist demonstrations, refreshments and conversation with other art enthusiasts!
Pick up a Gallery Tour Map at any member gallery, the Ashland Chamber of Commerce, or download off of the Gallery Association website.
Saturday, December 2nd and Sunday, December 3rd
SOU (Rogue River Room inside the Stevenson Union) – 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland
9:00am to 4:00pm
The Ashland Ski and Gear Swap is an annual outdoor gear consignment sale and Rogue Valley community tradition that takes place over the first weekend of December. The event is managed by Indigo Creek Outfitters with help from the Southern Oregon University Outdoor Program. For over 40 years, the Ashland Ski & Gear Swap has inspired local outdoor adventures by selling outdoor equipment at an outstanding value.
Ashland small businesses are philanthropic. On three Wednesdays during the holiday season, participating businesses are contributing a portion of their sales from that day to local non-profits:
November 29th, Ashland Community Hospital Foundation
December 6th, Ashland Emergency Food Bank
December 13th, Ashland Schools Foundation
♦ Paddington Station ♦ FlowerTyme
♦ Paddington Jewel Box ♦ Manzanita on Main
♦ Paddington Station - Inspired by Oregon ♦ Travel Essentials
♦ Web•sters ♦ Crown Jewel
♦ Small Change ♦ The Ashland Fly Shop
♦ The Spice & Tea Exchange ♦ Cafe 116
Friday, December 8th - Sunday, December 10th
SOU Music Recital Hall - 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland
The theme of the concert is “Alleluia,” a celebration of awe and joy. The program will include pieces from around the world, from many cultures and eras. Songs will include “Gate Gate,” a dance of joy set to the Buddhist text from the Prajñaparamita Heart Sutra; Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah”; a great gospel piece, “Hallelujah! I’m Goin’ to Praise His Name!”; and, of course, Handel’s “Hallelujah Chorus.”
Free to ALL on Christmas Day (December 25th)
Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak Street, Ashland
12:00pm to 4:00pm
You’re warmly invited to the 38th Annual Free Community Christmas Dinner (on Christmas Day - Monday, December 25th, 2017), at the Historic Ashland Armory (208 Oak @ B Street)! Come and enjoy a freshly-prepared Buffet-style Turkey Dinner with ALL of the trimmings and dessert. Enjoy a Holiday Decor and Live Holiday music. Since 1980, Ashland Christian Fellowship (ACFweb.org), has hosted this very special event – by joining with merchants & community volunteers to feed a traditional Christmas dinner to as many as 900 people! For more press information, please call Kim Lewis, at 541-944-4555, or 541-482-9852, or e-mail him at: LewisMK@Charter.net. Volunteers for the dinner (days before and the day of), PLUS Holiday Meals to-go deliveries (in the Ashland/Talent area), can call Marji at Ashland Christian Fellowship (before Friday, December 23rd), at 541-482-8539.
Friday, January 5th 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Stroll the galleries, taking in all of the visual delights in downtown Ashland and the Historic Railroad District. Enjoy this year-round free community event, filled with spectacular artwork, live music, artist demonstrations, refreshments and conversation with other art enthusiasts!