Oregon Wine Experience returns to Jacksonville in August



The Oregon Wine Experience, Oregon’s newest destination event, will be held August 17 to 23 at Bigham Knoll in Jacksonville, Ore. Sponsored by the Asante Foundation and Southern Oregon wineries, this will be a spectacular week of extraordinary wines and fabulous meals served in a backdrop of some of the Northwest’s most dramatic and beautiful wine country.

The Oregon Wine Experience will showcase what many critics have called the next great wine region, and it will feature wine talks, tastings and sensory classes, intimate vintner dinners, wine competition, and auctions crowned by an outdoor salmon bake with music and dancing under starlit skies.


AIFF 2015 to show 98 films and welcome filmmakers from around the world

Photo by Al Case courtesy of TravelJapanBlog.com.

The Ashland Independent Film Festival (AIFF) has unveiled its complete program for the 14th annual Festival, to be held in the heart of historic downtown Ashland, Oregon, April 9-13. Over 7,500 film lovers are expected to gather for five days of world-class independent film at the Varsity Theatre, the Historic Ashland Armory, the Ashland Street Cinemas, and the Ashland Springs Hotel. Read More...

An Aromatherapeutic Adventure


Love lavender? Then, you’ll want to make plans now for an aromatherapeutic adventure to the 4th Annual Lavender Festival produced by the Applegate Valley Lavender Farm from July 11 to 13, 2014.

Come stand in the middle of their luscious fields and breathe in the aroma of fresh lavender full bloom. Watch busy bees at work and cut your own fresh lavender bunch. Learn how to make a Lavender Wand, which lavender plants you should grow and how to use your lavender.