November 10, 2015

Tickets on Sale NOW!

Rogue Winterfest Festival

Five Spectacular Days … Four Magical Events

The 13th Annual Rogue Winterfest will be held at Evergreen Federal Bank’s Bear Hotel December 3 through December 7.

“It is because Josephine County is such a giving community that we can continue producing Rogue Winterfest,” says Event Planner Sue Price. “Without our generous sponsors, volunteers, artists, and entertainers, we would not be able to hold Rogue Winterfest. Proceeds from the Festival will help hundreds of children, families, and adults with mental health needs in our community. On behalf of Josephine County mental health agencies Family SolutionsKairos, and Options for Southern OregonTHANK YOU!”

Since the beginning of the year, 125 passionate volunteers, creative designers, musicians, culinary establishments, and exceptional artists have been working diligently to create a spectacular one-of-a kind festival. More than 30 holiday trees and heirloom art pieces will be on display this year.

Top entertainment, superb culinary artisans, and award-winning wineries will offer tantalizing samples of their artistry throughout the events.

Tickets are required. You can purchase tickets at Evergreen Federal Bank or online for the Gala & Grand Auction, Culinary Christmas Classic, and Golden Social. Tickets are only sold at the door for the Weekend Holiday Events.

Rogue Winterfest Gala and Grand Auction

Gala & Grand Auction

Thursday, December 3
5:00 to 9:00 pm, $85
Must be over 21 to attend

Rogue Winterfest Golden Social

Golden Social

Friday, December 4
1:00 to 4:00 pm, $5
Must be over 55 to attend

Rogue Winterfest Weekend Holiday Events

Weekend Holiday Events

Saturday & Sunday, December 5 & 6
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
$5 for adults
$3 for ages 3–17 & seniors over 60
$20 Family Pass (up to 6 family members)
Free for children under 3 years of age

Rogue Winterfest Photos

Culinary Christmas Classic & Silent Auction

Monday, December 7
6:00 to 9:00 pm, $60
Must be over 21 to attend

The Bear Hotel

For event details, visit
roguewinterfest.org

All events are held at:

Evergreen Federal Bank’s Bear Hotel

2101 NE Spalding Avenue

Grants Pass

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Tickets Go Fast!

Rogue Winterfest TicketsTickets went on sale October 1. Last year, the Culinary Christmas Classic and Golden Social both sold out two weeks prior to the events. We have already sold 21 Gala & Grand Auction tables! Don’t miss out on the 2015 events. Hurry and purchase tickets online or in person at Evergreen Federal Bank, 969 SE 6th Street, Grants Pass.

King Jewelers LogoKing Jewelers Gives Back

We at King Jewelers feel blessed to live in an area where addressing mental health issues is considered a priority. These three wonderful organizations—Family Solutions, Kairos, and Options—have consistently and effectively helped our children, youth, and families. They stand in the gap, enduring the messy nature of brokenness. It is our pleasure to applaud them and support their work.

King Jewelers has enjoyed 36 years of local community involvement. Our hometown roots grow deep here. We first opened our doors with 17 jewelry pieces, each designed and crafted by Chuck. From there, we have slowly and carefully come of age. Now we have our next generation of designing jewelers—our son and son-in-law—ready to move us forward with the same heart for our local community. Our holiday wish to all is for a Christmas full of gratitude and blessings and for a wonderful New Year.

—Chuck, Corinne, Nick, Dennis, & Cassandra, The King Jewelers Team

Rogue Winterfest Culinary Christmas Classic

Featured Event: Culinary Christmas Classic & Silent Auction

Some guests say this is their favorite event of the entire Festival. Twenty-two restaurants, wineries, and breweries gather to offer tastings to 300 influential guests. This is a recipe for a spectacular event: toe-tapping music by Funktional Fusion, a lively Silent Auction, scrumptious food, exceptional beverages, beautiful atmosphere surrounded by 30 trees and one-of-a-kind artworks, the debut of Evergreen Federal Bank’s Southern Oregon Adventure … mixed with the company of your family and friends. An ideal evening!

Join us on Monday, December 7, at the Bear Hotel. Thank you to the following partners and sponsors. You make this evening happen!

Silent Auction Sponsor

Les Schwab Tire Centers of Grants Pass

Culinary, Winery, Brewery, &
Non-Alcoholic Sponsors

Culinary Establishments

Highland House
The Prospect Historic Hotel
Murf’s Marvelous Pancakes & Handcrafted Syrups
Rosso’s Trattoria
Bohemian Bar & Bistro
The Vine Restaurant
Orchid Grill
Cary’s of Oregon
Paisano’s Italian Kitchen
Taylor’s Sausage
Home Sweet Home

Wineries, Breweries, Spirits, & Non-Alcoholic Beverages

Never a Bad Hop Brewing at J.D.’s Sports Pub
Griess Family Brews & Taproom
Arch Rock Brewing Co.
Climate City Brewing Co.
Cliff Creek Cellars
Deer Creek Vineyards
Del Rio Winery & Vineyards
Troon Vineyard
Wooldridge Creek Winery
DeVitt Winery
Serra Vineyard
Schmidt Family Vineyards
LongSword Vineyard

Customer Service & Staffing

Provided by Taprock Northwest Grill and Grants Pass High School Culinary Department

A special thank-you to Southern Oregon Audio and Visual for providing lighting and audio for all of the Festival events!

Silent Auction

Bid on your favorite Silent Auction items. You’ll find over $20,000 in vacation packages, jewelry, art, wine packages, spa treatments, an Oregon Shakespeare Festival package … and the list goes on. What a great time to buy gifts for friends, loved ones, or yourself!

Entertainment

Funktional Fusion will rock the house! Come enjoy this nine-piece funk/soul band from Southern Oregon.

The Southern Oregon Adventure Montage

Thank You!

We are extremely grateful that the new Southern Oregon Adventure display at Evergreen Federal Bank’s Bear Hotel will be part of Rogue Winterfest. Thank you, Evergreen Federal Bank and the Bear Hotel!

Evergreen’s Southern Oregon Adventure Christmas Customer Appreciation Party will be held after Rogue Winterfest on December 12, 13, and 19.

We Sing for Recycling, Rogue Winterfest 2011 Tree

Riverside Home Health Care Logo

Featured Sponsor: Riverside Home Health Care

Riverside Home Health Care is proud to be a locally owned and operated agency that brings the highest level of care possible to your home. Riverside offers both skilled nursing and therapy services that will exceed your expectations. Nursing services include: wound care; disease management and education; medication management; lymphedema treatment; Coumadin management; IV antibiotics; injections; and much more. Our therapy team offers physical, occupational, and speech therapy up to seven days a week. Riverside Home Health Care can help if you are returning from a hospital or nursing home stay; have diabetes, heart failure, pneumonia, a hip replacement or fracture, uncontrolled pain, poor balance, had a fall, new medication; or are recovering from an illness, the flu, surgery, or any other event that limits your ability to leave your home without help or exhausting yourself.

Riverside accepts Medicare and Medicaid with no cost to the patient as well as all other insurance plans in Oregon. We currently can provide care in Jackson, Josephine, and Douglas Counties. We are happy to answer any of your questions, and we will help you find the answers you need to stay in your home. “Riverside, Where Caring Comes to Your Home.”

Changing lives … one tree, one donation, one volunteer at a time.

Family Solutions, Kairos, and Options for Southern Oregon work hard to meet the mental and behavioral challenges of people within our community. Through the support of the community, these nonprofit agencies are able to carry out their important work. The contributions raised by Rogue Winterfest are used to help fund these three vital nonprofit mental health organizations.

Fundraising events such as Rogue Winterfest provide crucial support and services to our community.

Volunteers Needed

Ways to Help Rogue Winterfest

There are plenty of volunteer opportunities at Rogue Winterfest. The Festival runs on people power, and every pair of hands makes a difference. We warmly invite you to become a part of the festival family by joining us as a volunteer. Whether you are greeting people, soliciting auction items, registering guests, setting the stage, cleaning up, or decorating, every person involved is an important part of the celebration. If you would like to go behind-the-scenes at this one-of-a-kind winter festival, please see our Volunteer page for more details.

For Details

The Organizations Supported by Rogue Winterfest

Visit roguewinterfest.org or contact:

Event Planner Sue Price
sue@roguewinterfest.org | 541.890.5472
OR
Event Coordinator Gigi Ashley
gigi@roguewinterfest.org | 541.660.3430