The Innkeeper's Blog

Restaurant recommendations, play reviews, recreation tips and general musings about the good life in Ashland.

From the “Ashland Fly Shop Weekly Newsletter” April 18th, 2019

Ashland Fly Shop Video River Report

Man standing in river fly fishing

The rivers have come down from flood stage and are settling down to typical flows we see during the Spring. Still a bit high, but there are some opportunities. Check out this week's video report and get caught up! Go here for the video.

Oregon Shakespeare Festival: "Cambodian Rock Band" and "Mother Road"

Everyone in town is raving about “Cambodian" and "Mother" and it’s easy to see why! I too really enjoyed these plays. They are set in different cultures and on two different continents — Cambodia and Southwest US — each tells a powerful, compelling, multi-generational story.

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"Sherlock Holmes and The Sign of the Four" Oregon Cabaret Theatre in Ashland April 11 - May 26, 2019

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson portrait

April 11th – May 26th

The Story

Holmes and Watson return to the Cabaret for an adventure that takes the audience from a prison in India to 221B Baker Street and on to the Thames for a thrilling onstage boat chase! What is the mysterious ‘Sign of the Four’ that’s been left at the scene of multiple murders? And will longtime bachelor Dr. Watson find an unlikely love in their new client, Miss Morstan? Find out in this thrilling small cast version of the Arthur Conan Doyle classic.


Were it a movie, Sherlock Holmes and the Sign of the Four would be rated PG.

Beehive, the 60s Musical at the Oregon Cabaret Theatre

Poster of Beehive the 60s Musical playing at Oregon Cabaret Theater in Ashland OR

January 31st – March 31st

The Story

The ultimate celebration of 1960s female empowerment, Beehive recalls the days of miniskirts, transistor radios, and flower power. Told from the perspective of six young women who came of age in this enigmatic decade, now taking a look back on a host of issues ranging from their first Beehive Dance to the challenges we faced as a nation.

The Music

Featuring music from Aretha Franklin, Janis Joplin, Tina Turner, Diana Ross, Dusty Springfield, including such timeless classics as “My Boyfriend’s Back”, “Be My Baby”, “Son of a Preacher Man”, and “Me and Bobby McGee”.

Content Rating

Were it a movie, Beehive would be rated PG, with only very mild references to drug culture, alcohol and violence in some of the songs.

EscapeAshland Offers 20% Discount to Chanticleer Inn Guests

Escape Rooms -- Fun! Mentally Challenging!

Special Offer for Chanticleer Inn Guests: March through April 2019, get 20% off on escape room adventures. Then starting in June 2019, guests get 20% off Escape Rooms only on Mondays. Contact Ellen or Monique for the promotion code.

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Ashland, Oregon is home to Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Oregon Cabaret Theater and gateway to Rogue Wine Country, Crater Lake National Park and Wild & Scenic Wilderness.


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