Out & About in Southern Oregon

Get out and about Southern Oregon with Bonnie Glidewell. You can find her on most weekends sipping, tasting and exploring her way through the region. Bonnie enjoys meeting new people and experiencing new places.

She takes full advantage of the Southern Oregon lifestyle of river rafting, hiking, wine tasting, and attending music festivals and other community events. She wants to encourage you to get out & about and do the same.

Do you have an idea or event you want to share with Bonnie for her Out & About column? Send her your thoughts.

Celebrate birdwatching in the Klamath Basin

Dec 9, 2016

Klamath County, home of Crater Lake National Park, and is located smack dab in the middle of the largest migratory bird route in the West. One topnotch to-do event each year is the Winter Wings Festival, where birdwatchers see the largest wintering population of bald eagles in the lower 48 states.

Ashland culinary fest brings out best

Graham Lewis Fine Photography

Nov 7, 2016

Join us in 2017 in celebrating Southern Oregon’s food, drink, talent and creativity. Enjoy this delicious four-day destination event as 12 local chefs compete for Top Chef honors using local produce and a secret key ingredient.  Have fun tasting during culinary workshops throughout the weekend.  Sample from more than 30 food artisans, farms, restaurants, award-winning wineries and breweries. 

Celebrate at the Rogue Winterfest

Nov 1, 2016

The one-of-a-kind Bear Hotel Annex in Grants Pass is converted each December for the Rogue Winterfest Festival. Support local charities and take in five big events among adorned holiday trees, stunning art displays, thousands of hanging sparkling lights and the new theme of Southern Oregon Adventure!

Romantic Escape to Oregon's South Coast

Oct 3, 2016

Southern Oregon's South Coast delivers for the adventure seeker, family, group trip, or romantic getaway. Gold Beach and Port Orford offer hiking,  fishing, shopping, eateries, beach  combing and more. Then there's the  famous wild and scenic Rogue River.

Southern Oregon Smoked Salmon Festival

Photos © David Gibb Photography & Design

Aug 19, 2016

Head to downtown Medford on Oct. 1 for the third annual Southern Oregon Smoked Salmon Festival featuring music, wine, beer, food and a smoked salmon competition.

The Oregon Wine Experience

Aug 10, 2016

Held at the historic Bigham Knoll Campus in Jacksonville as well as at winery and restaurant venues throughout the region, this year’s festival is the biggest and best yet.

Discover Rogue River Jetboats

Jul 25, 2016

Rogue Jet Boat Adventures is passionate about sharing the history of the Table Rock area and combining that message with unforgettable jet boating, scenery, wildlife and memories. Take a trip on the Upper Rogue River and found out what all the hype is about! 

Britt goes classical at Crater Lake

Jun 23, 2016

On July 29-30, the Britt Music & Arts Festival will celebrate the unique majesty of Crater Lake when members of the Britt Orchestra and Music Director Teddy Abrams perform at the national park, and they will even do this for free to all park goers!

Golf classic adds food, wine for good cause

Jun 18, 2016

Centennial Golf Club hosts one of the newest and hottest events in Medford. The Southern Oregon Classic offers golf, food, wine and dance in a two-day fundraiser.

Discover Our Oregon Wines in May

Apr 14, 2016

In 2012, the State of Oregon declared May to be Oregon Wine Month, and I believe it is our duty to take this declaration seriously. So, grab a friend and start planning your May wine weekends in Southern Oregon. 

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