JCLS Medford Library is a well-stocked public library that offers books for people of all ages. They conduct several reading and storytime programs. A good place to take your kids to for getting them into the habit of reading.
Established in March 2008, DANCIN Vineyards managed by Cindy and Dan Marca specializes in artisan wines. Surrounded by a lush green landscape and characterized by a grape field and a patio, this place has struck a chord with people through its Chardonnay, Port, Barbera and Syrah.
A former sewer treatment plant, the Medford Railroad Park is a popular tourist attraction managed by Medford Garden Railroaders, Morse Telegraph Club, Southern Oregon Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society, Rogue Valley Model Railroad Club and Southern Oregon Live Steamers. Some of the popular attractions here are Medco's "Four Spot" Willamette Locomotive, a telegraph system which is working, hopper car, HO Scale Track/Trains, caboose and many more. The most notable feature here is that visitors can enjoy a Steam Train ride.
Found at the height of 800 feet (243 meters), the Upper and Lower Table Rock are two old volcanic plateaus. A seven million-year-old andesitic lava flow is the reason behind their formation. The sites are historically significant because of the inhabitation of Native Americans approximately 15,000 years before the settlement of European-Americans. Home to nearly 340 species of flora, the dwarf woolly meadowfoam, a type of wildflower can be found near the rocks.
The Bear Creek Park is a 110 acres (44 hectares) expanse of beautiful vegetation. It features a dog area, amphitheater, a BMX track, barbecue spaces, picnic spots and tennis courts.
Not too far down from the Hillcrest Orchard is the RoxyAnn Winery, a privately owned winery by people with a love for wine. The climate in and around this area coupled with the favorable lime-stone soil makes it perfect for producing superior wine blends such as Malbec, Cabernet, Grenache amongst others. The winery is centered on the mission of producing quality wines with depth in color and flavor. You can experience tastings at the wine tasting room in comfort. The wineries are also made available for group events and rentals. Certainly, visiting the RoxyAnn Winery is a wonderful trip amidst rolling hills.
If you fancy visiting a quintessential American art town, Ashland is just the place to be. Ensconced in Jackson County, this town has ranked among the top 10 of “The 100 Best Small Art Towns in America.” Home to award-winning galleries, theaters, restaurants, cafes and wineries aplenty, Ashland is a thriving cultural hotspot of Oregon. Welcoming thousands of avid literary enthusiasts, the town plays host to the world-renowned Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Skirting the base of Siskiyou and Cascade mountain ranges, this quaint town has something in store for all.
Set in the scenic locales of Ashland, Oregon, is the Ashland Public Library. Home to an impressive variety of books related to myriad subjects, this public library is a haven for bibliophiles and researchers. Find books, e-books, audiobooks and a whole lot more. The library features services and facilities such as access to computers, internet, meeting rooms and even a 3D printer. If you are an old soul, looking to read in a library, like the old times, do visit the Ashland Public Library.
One of the many Elks lodges scattered throughout the country, Ashland Elks Lodge #944 is situated in Downtown Ashland. Spread over four floors, this Elks Lodge plays host to numerous events throughout the year. Many of the dinners at this entirely non-commercial space are followed by musical performances. Many fund raisers and parties are also organized here.