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Get ready for the Ashland Film Festival!

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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

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Remembering Angus Bowmer

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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

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Don’t Miss the Oregon Chocolate Festival!

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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

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“Rogue Valley On Tap” Brewery Tours

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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

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Preview Week At Oregon Shakespeare Festival 2014

Ashland Shakespeare Theatre

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

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Sunny Winter In Ashland

Festival of Lights

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. 

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Ashland Air Quality – Douglas Complex Fire

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  The Rogue Valley is cloudy with the smoke from the Douglas County Fire north east of Grants Pass (roughly 35 miles from Ashland) after lightning started a number of fires. While the Medford air quality has been rated poor

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The Ashland 4th of July Parade

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The theme for this year’s Fourth of July parade here in Ashland was “Freedom to Learn”. The parade starts out as it has for many years…the F-15 Eagle fighter jets fly over downtown to awe the over 20,000 people who

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Top Ten 4th of July Celebrations

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Fireworks, barbeques, parades, and live music—no other holiday spells summer fun quite like the 4th of July. Although you could just as easily celebrate America’s birthday by watching the festivities on TV or setting out some lawn chairs and a

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On the Eleventh Day of Christmas…

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On the eleventh day of Christmas my true love gave to me… 11 trips to the indoor pool or spa, 10 Neutrogena amenities, 9 trips to the continental breakfast, 8 books from the Shakespeare Library, 7 Taste of Ashland Packages

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