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Check Out Live Music in Ashland

The winter seems to be shifting quickly into spring and with the slightly warmer temperatures, many of us here in Ashland are starting to stir from our winter hibernation.  The question is what is going on in Ashland to entice us out of our homes?  I personally have always enjoyed seeing live music, so with [...]

By | 2016-11-21T23:52:06+00:00 March 13th, 2014|Stratford Inn Blog|0 Comments

Get ready for the Ashland Film Festival!

The Ashland Film Festival Spring is upon us here in Southern Oregon. As the weather gets warmer and the days get longer, the town of Ashland begins preparation for the 13th annual Ashland Independent Film Festival (AIFF). The festival last five days and will be held from April 3rd through the 7th. Filmmakers from around [...]

By | 2016-11-21T23:52:06+00:00 March 10th, 2014|Stratford Inn Blog|0 Comments

Remembering Angus Bowmer

As the 2014 Oregon Shakespeare Festival kicks off another incredible season of contemporary and Shakespearean productions, we at the Stratford Inn want to take a moment to reflect upon the founder of Ashland”™s Shakespearean Festival, Angus L. Bowmer.  Originally invited to teach English at Southern Oregon University”™s predecessor school, Bowmer moved to Ashland to take [...]

By | 2016-11-21T23:52:06+00:00 March 3rd, 2014|Stratford Inn Blog|0 Comments

Don’t Miss the Oregon Chocolate Festival!

Don”™t Miss the Oregon Chocolate Festival! Friday March 7th marks the start of the 10th annual Oregon Chocolate Festival held right here in beautiful Ashland Oregon. Events are held all day Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, and take place at a variety of business all within walking distance of the Stratford Inn. Events include chocolate themed tastings, demonstrations, [...]

By | 2016-11-21T23:52:06+00:00 March 3rd, 2014|Stratford Inn Blog|0 Comments

“Rogue Valley On Tap” Brewery Tours

Looking for something new and exciting to do in Ashland? Try Indigo Creek”™s brewery tours. These tours leave from Ashland, run Thursday through Sunday and last for five hours. During that time the tour will stop at four breweries here in the Rogue Valley. These unique micro and nano breweries are considered to be “off [...]

By | 2016-11-21T23:52:06+00:00 February 25th, 2014|Stratford Inn Blog|0 Comments

Don’t Miss The Last Week of The Ashland Ice Rink!

    Don”™t Miss the Last Week of The Ashland Ice Rink This week marks the closing week of The Ashland Rotary Centennial Ice Rink. Located next to the beautiful Lithia Park, this outdoor ice rink is fun for all ages. Skate rentals accommodate toddler size 9 up to men”™s size 15. Arrive dressed to [...]

By | 2016-11-21T23:52:06+00:00 February 16th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Preview Week At Oregon Shakespeare Festival 2014

Spring at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival is about to begin!  Preview Week begins February 14th and should not be missed.  The plays to open the season are The Tempest, The Sign in Sidney Brustein”™s Window, Cocoanuts, and The Comedy of Errors. The first play to run is The Tempest.  Set in the Renaissance, this play [...]

By | 2016-11-21T23:52:06+00:00 February 10th, 2014|Local Attractions, Stratford Inn Blog|0 Comments

Sunny Winter In Ashland

We are now in February and yet I am gazing through the window at a particularly beautiful sunny day.  For the most part, it seems as though I am not the only one who has enjoyed this sunny turn of events.  I have seen most of Ashland”™s community relishing the unusual warmth hiking, biking, or just [...]

By | 2016-11-21T23:52:06+00:00 February 4th, 2014|Stratford Inn Blog|0 Comments

2013 Festival of Lights

The Festival of Light, a community event put on by the Ashland Chamber, begins each year the day after Thanksgiving to kick off the holiday season. There is entertainment on the Plaza, followed by Santa”™s Parade at 5:00 pm and a Grand Illumination with a countdown led by Santa and Mrs. Claus who officially turn [...]

By | 2014-01-11T21:06:46+00:00 January 11th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments