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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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | February 25th, 2014|Stratford Inn Blog|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 | 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 | February 4th, 2014|Stratford Inn Blog|0 Comments

Ashland Air Quality – Douglas Complex Fire

  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 for the time being by DEQ, the Talent/Ashland area is still rated at 'good air [...]

By | July 30th, 2013|Stratford Inn Blog|0 Comments

The Ashland 4th of July Parade

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 showed up. Although the weather was warm, it didn’t stop locals and visitors from lining [...]

By | February 1st, 2013|Stratford Inn Blog|0 Comments

Top Ten 4th of July Celebrations

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 grill in your backyard, some Independence Day celebrations are worth the trip, especially if they're [...]

By | February 1st, 2013|Stratford Inn Blog|0 Comments