Ashland, Oregon – A Jewel of the Rogue Valley
Cradled between the Cascade and Siskiyou Mountains, is enchanting Ashland, Oregon. Amidst this idyllic backdrop, in a quiet neighborhood four blocks from town, dwells The Iris Inn.
Ashland is home to the world famous Oregon Shakespeare Festival, presenting plays on 3 stages. Plays range from traditional Shakespeare to contemporary and world premiers. The 2013 plays run from February 15 through November 3. OSF has officially announced their 2014 play selections and directors. You can see the complete season on their website. www.OSFAshland.org. We offer reduced spring and winter rates to our guests, as well as low single guest rates through out the year. Click on Check Availability for seasonal rates.
Many guests venture to the nearby historic town of Jacksonville for shopping and the Britt Music Festivals. The Britt Festival is held every summer in a beautiful outdoor amphitheater. Contemporary artists favor the “Hill” from June through mid-September. Early August finds Britt patrons enjoying the many world renowned Classical artists and Britt Orchestra “under the stars”. Britt Institute sponsors camps for talented youth from throughout the United States. The student’s from the camps can often be found playing on the hill prior to a concert, as well as at free student recitals, during their stay . You can learn more about the Britt Institute by clicking on the Britt link in the sidebar on the left. A special treat for Classical concert attendees in 2013 includes auditions by the three finalists for the coveted role of Maestro for the Britt Orchestra. You may order Classical tickets now. The 2013 program with be announced on April 3.
From award winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival, historic Jacksonville, the Britt Music Festival, Crater Lake and expanding number of local wineries to fishing, rafting, world-class golf, downhill and cross-country skiing…it’s all here in the beautiful Rogue Valley and well within reach of The Iris Inn. Visit our Ashland Interactive Map below for more information. The links to the left will lead you to more places of interest in the Rogue Valley and beyond.