Local Attractions

Britt Festival

Britt’s outdoor summer music festival takes place one block from Elan and features world-class artists in jazz, folk, country, pop, dance and classical. Recent performers included Hootie and the Blowfish, k.d. lang and Blues Traveler. www.brittfestival.com

Craterian Ginger Rogers Theater

For an elegant evening on the town, the Craterian is southern Oregon's finest performing arts center featuring ballet, symphony, musicals and opera. www.craterian.org

Momentum River Expeditions

Momentum River Expeditions offers world-class Oregon and Northern California rafting. Specializing in small group trips, unparalleled service, and gourmet organic food, these expert guides know what they’re doing and look good doing it. Whether a beginner or an experienced navigator, join them for a rafting trip like no other. 1-866-663-5628. www.momentumriverexpeditions.com

Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Founded in 1935, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) presents eleven plays each season. Performing numerous plays by other famous playwrites as well, OSF presents more than 770 performances annually with attendance of approximately 360,000. www.osfashland.org

Southern Oregon Winery Association

Valley View, Weisinger’s, RoxyAnn, and Paschal are among the many favored vineyards in southern Oregon. For a complete list, visit The Southern Oregon Winery Association. www.sorwa.org

Asante Health System

Locally owned Asante Health System is the region's most comprehensive health care provider and its flagship hospital Rogue Valley Medical Center has played a leading role in the Rogue Valley's emergence as the area's premier source for health care. www.asante.org

Providence Medford Medical Center

Located in the heart of the Rogue Valley, Providence Medford Medical Center serves the communities of southern Oregon and northern California. Originated in 1911 by the Sisters of Providence as Sacred Heart Hospital, the physicians, staff and volunteers carry on the Mission of the Sisters by working together with special concern for those who are poor and vulnerable. www.providence.org/medford

Southern Oregon University

This four-year university specializes in a strong liberal arts and sciences curriculum balanced with career-focused preparation. At SOU, there are 34 majors and more than 100 areas of study to choose from. SOU committed to making the educational experience unique and enriching for all of our students. www.sou.edu

Liquid Blue Paddle Boarding

Paddle Boarding on Emigrant Lake 541-292-3343

Kid Time

Arts and Crafts, birthday parties, giant indoor slide and dance studio www.kid-time.org