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ASHLAND NEW PLAYS FESTIVAL will hold a reading of "Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol" at 7:30 p.m. at the Ashland Springs Hotel, 212 E. Main St. Admission costs $25. The event is a champagne and dessert fundraiser for the hotel. Tickets are available at

SISKIYOU SLEUTHS: Discuss "The Black Dahlia" by James Ellroy from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6996.

QUILTING MANIACS: The Jacksonville Museum Quilters meet from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays and Thursdays at the Jacksonville Community Center, 160 E. Main St. Free. Call 541-941-2463. If that doesn't work for you, Hands-All-Around Quilters meet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays at Wesley Hall in the First United Methodist Church, 175 N. Main St., Ashland. Visitors can work on individual projects or sew quilts for charity. Call 541-732-0141.

TOY SCIENCE: ScienceWorks Hands-on Museum, 1500 E. Main St., Ashland, is displaying a selection of classic toys that have been recreated on a larger scale, including giant kaleidoscopes, life-size Wooly Willies, Battling Tops, Kerplunk, Connect Four and Shut the Box. The exhibit gives kids of all ages a glimpse into some fascinating scientific principles. The mueum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, and the exhibit runs through January. Admission costs $9; $7 for children 2 to 12 and adults older than 65; it's free on the first Wednesday of every month. Call 541-482-6767 or see

SONGS OF THE HOLIDAYS: Sing along with local guitarist Ryan Vosika as he shares some of his favorite seasonal songs from noon to 1 p.m. at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Light refreshments will be served. Call 541-774-8679.

DUNGEONS & DRAGONS FOR TEENS is held from 4 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St. Free. Call 541-855-1994.

HOLIDAY CELEBRATION: Enjoy live music by Brad Irvine, refreshments and a story time with Mrs. Claus, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St. Call 541-855-1994.

TRIVIA NIGHT AT THE PLAYWRIGHT PUBLIC HOUSE, 258 A St., Ashland, is a winner-take-all event. From 8 to 10 p.m. on Wednesdays, teams pay $5 to compete. Register on the pub's Facebook page and receive a free appetizer. Registrations will also be taken at the door. 541-488-9128 or

THE GUITAR DUO OF JEFF KLOETZEL AND KIERAN DEVINE will play a range of acoustic folk, pop, rock and jazz from 5 to 7 p.m. at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. Free. Call 541-899-9120 or see

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