Ashland celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Ashland's 25th annual observance of the late civil rights leader's birthday is set for noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Historic Ashland Armory.

The annual celebration at the Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, will offer a variety of tributes to King and his legacy of peace and understanding between faiths and cultures through music, poetry and dance.

Admission is free, but donations of nonperishable food will be accepted for ACCESS, and the American Red Cross will be accepting blood donations at Umpqua Bank.

The event will be streamed live via at Carpenter Hall, 44 S. Pioneer St., in the case of full audience capacity at the Armory.