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Eagle Point groups hold annual 'Vintage Faire'

The Eagle Point Chamber of Commerce and Grange Co-Op will hold the sixth annual "Vintage Faire" from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the Butte Creek Mill.

The free event will include western re-enactments performed by the State of Jefferson Vigilance Committee, sample foods cooked by Rogue Valley Dutch Oven Cookers, a musical performance from the Old Time Fiddlers, live wood carvings, blacksmiths, quilters, classic cars, tours of Butte Creek Mill, the Eagle Point Museum and vintage and artisan vendors. Free parking will be available at Eagle Point High School, 203 N. Platt St., and a free trolley ride to the event grounds will be provided. For more information, visit or

Documentary developerto speak Monday at SOU

ASHLAND — Southern Oregon University's annual campus theme, "Exploring Happiness," comes to a close Monday, May 13, with "Communicating Happiness." The presentation features Richard Hutton, developer of many award-winning documentaries and the executive director of the University of California at Santa Barbara's Carsey-Wolf Center, which supports media research, teaching and literacy.

SOU associate professor of theater Jackie Apodaca will moderate the conversation at 7 p.m. Monday, May 13, in the Meese Auditorium of the SOU Art Building. Admission is free, and is open to the public. Parking is available in the metered lot off Indiana street adjacent to Cox Hall, along Indiana street, and in a few spaces behind the Schneider Museum of Art.

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