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.
Feb 22, 2017
Sometimes you just need to get away. Get away from the hustle and bustle of your everyday life, chores, responsibility and everything else. Get away with your family, a best friend, your special someone or even alone. A new top-favorite for me to do this at is the Running Y Ranch Resort, located just minutes from downtown Klamath Falls and less than an hour jaunt from Crater Lake National Park.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
Apr 1, 2016
Music, film, and theaters, oh my! Out & About columnist Bonnie Glidewell highlights several venues in the Rogue Valley where theater arts take center stage.
Feb 15, 2016
Oregon’s birthday is Valentine’s Day, February 14th, 1859. In honor of our great state, I take this opportunity to share 14 of my personal favorite things to do or see in my very own backyard.
Aug 27, 2015
Enjoy an evening of fine food, wine and entertainment on September 12 at the Historic Hanley Farm in Central Point. In addition to the gourmet 4-course meal prepared using fresh greens and vegetables grown on the farm, enjoy a historical presentation by a special guest speaker, a Hanley house tour and a winemaker cocktail hour featuring wines from Roxy Ann Winery.