Our Ashland, Oregon 2019 Season is just around the corner. We are receiving notification of events that are due to take place throughout 2019. Here are some of them! When planning your visit to Ashland, Oregon this coming year it may be an ideal opportunity for you to see what we have in store for you. For many years now some of our guests have been coming only to Ashland, Oregon for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Well it is high time that we let you know of all of the other activities and Festivals that are on offer here in this quaint town, outside of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Why not incorporate some of the other activities or Festivals into your trip this coming season. The days of visiting Ashland, Oregon for a day or two of plays may be coming to an end. We are seeing more and more of our guests spending four to six days with us here at Abigail’s Bed and Breakfast Inn. We firmly believe that Ashland, Oregon is now on the road to becoming a Vacation Destination here in Southern Oregon.
January – our year starts off with the new seasons musicals at the Oregon Cabaret Theatre with the opening of The 60’s musical “Beehive”. Enjoy an evening of music, song and dance. Book dinner with your show or treat yourself to one of their gourmet desserts during intermission.
February – follows with what is known here in Ashland, Oregon as the Ashland Culinary Month. Our local restaurants offer dining specials and promo packages. It is also time for the annual Taste of Ashland 2019. The dates for this incredible art, wine and food lovers weekend is Saturday and Sunday, April 27th and 28th. This year the festival will be celebrating its twenty-ninth year. There will be 17 galleries to visit where you will discover beautiful art, taste mouth-watering food and sample some of our region’s best wines. The AllAboard Trolley will offer to transport you to all 17 galleries in and around Ashland, Oregon.
March – brings the opening of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival to Ashland, Oregon. This year appears to have something to suit everyone’s like of Theatre. The Angus Bowmer Theatre brings “As You Like It , Hairspray – The Broadway Musical and Mother Road” that runs from March through to October. The Thomas Theatre starts with Cambodian Rock band that runs from March through to October.
Time also to celebrate the 15th Annual Oregon Chocolate Festival here in Ashland, Oregon over the weekend of March 8th through 10th. Dozens of West Coast Chocolatiers showcase their artisan chocolates for you to sample. For extra fun – attend one of their tantalizing events such as the Chocolate Makers Dinner, The Spa Cocktail Party and/or a specialized chocolate workshop. Chocolate at its best!
If you want to pass on the sweet stuff, how about Cheese? The 15th Annual Oregon Cheese Festival which takes place here in Central Point. All part of the famous Rogue Creamery. This event takes place on the weekend of the 16th and 18th March, 2019. Taste some wonderful smokey blue, aged cheddar and many more cheeses along with a local beer or an award winning wine. Attend the Cheesemakers Dinner or have fun in a class. This event heralds the start of spring/summer for us here in Southern Oregon!
Last but not least for March is the start of our local organic Rogue Valley Growers and Crafters Market every Tuesday opposite the Scienceworks Museum and on a Saturday in the center of Ashland, Oregon.
More information on coming activities, events and festivals will be added to my letter shortly!