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Ashland Mystery Festival October 17th – 20th. Hosted by the Queen of Cozy Mysteries, Ellie Alexander, this is an interactive event that promises a weekend full of mystery fun. (Venues at Nightingales and across the city.)

Attend a book launch party with authors at Nightingales, Will Astrike and Pam Dehnke, date TBA. Will is the author of a western series featuring Texas Ranger Frank Bass. Pam has two mystery series; Sorority Sisters is set in 1941 at Michigan University, and The Court Reporter Always Gets the Last Word is set in Santa Monica, California, in 1996. See their websites for more information on their books. Will Astrike


(Within A Short Walk From Nightingales)

Oregon Shakespeare Festival

This world-famous festival runs from mid-February through early November, offering world-class theatrical performance in three incredible theatres, which run afternoon and evening performances seven days a week throughout the season. For tickets and information on this seasons schedule go to: Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Take a Campus Tour, previously Backstage Tours, with a Tudor Guild member, who will regale you with the history and humorous anecdotes about each of the theatres. Contact the OSF Box Office for tickets.

Enjoy free concerts by the Ashland City Bank at the Butler Memorial Bandshell in Lithia Park on Thursday evenings at 7:00, with pre-concert music at 6:15.  A special Patriotic Concert will be offered on July 4th at noon.

Ashland Independent Film Festival, October 3rd to 6th. Contact AIFF for schedule and tickets.

Ashland Mystery Festival October 17th – 20th. Hosted by the Queen of Cozy Mysteries, Ellie Alexander, this is an interactive event that promises a weekend full of mystery fun.

Cabaret Dinner Theatre

In addition to the formal theatre productions, the Cabaret Donner Theatre offers evening dinner performances seven nights a week. Programs are changes throughout the season, so you can experience ever-changing fun-filled peformances. For more information and the latest schedule:

Lithia Park

With the entrance to the park just steps away from Nightgales, you can enjoy the beauty of nature with cultivated trails along the beautiful and relaxing creek. Picnic, stroll, or just sit and enjoy a picturesque setting. A safe and enjoyable getaway. Then experience a summer season of Concerts In The Park under a star lit sky. Lithia Park

Restaurants, Night Spots, and Shops

From the finest of dining to the friendliest of neighborhood pubs, Ashland's entertainment venue is non-stop. Stroll the plaza and partake in the many boutiques and gifts shops along the strand: Find A Restaurant

A Taste of History

While many of Ashland's homes are on the National Registry of Historic homes, in nearby Jacksonville, the entire town is on the registry. Drive through the pear orchards to visit this intriguing town: Oregon History

Ashland Independent Film Festival

May brings the annual Oregon Film Festival to Ashland. Join us for this screen extravganza: Ashaland Film Festival



(a short drive away)


More free culteral entertainment awaits in nearby Jacksonville. For information go to The Britt

Ski Mt. Asland

Mt. Ashland’s awesome slopes and the rich cultural experiences available in the town of Ashland combine to make a ski trip to Ashland a quintessential Oregon experience: Ski Ashland

White Water Rafting

For the adventurous, rafting on the Klamath River:

Oregon Natural Wonders

If you prefer the natural world, you have many choices here, too. Crater Lake is a short two hours away, unless you stop of the Rogue Gorge to view the spectacular chasm along the way. Going west rather than east, you can travel to Grants Pass, then down to Crescent City, California, for a stroll through the Redwoods National Park If caving interest you, Oregon Caves is just a short drive off the road so you can combine a visit to it with your trip to Redwood Park. A quick trip north from the park will allow you to enjoy the southern part of the Oregon Coast. Closer to Ashland, both the Rogue and Klamath rivers provide excellent fishing as well as whitewater rafting.



(Watch this space for special events at Nightingales)

If Nightingales can help you make arrangements for your visit to Ashland and the surrounding area, let us know. We want to make your visit as memorable as possible!