Japan Night

4 p.m. Ashland Community Center, 59 Winburn Way. $28.

The Japanese Association of Southern Oregon will host its third annual fundraising event benefitting the victims of the Fukushima earthquake. At 4 p.m., appetizers will be served and an exhibit titled "Tohoku and Fukushima: Now" will be available for viewing. At 5 p.m., a traditional Japanese bento box dinner will be served. Performances include a Kimono fashion show, Taiko drumming, traditional Japanese singing and more. All profits will benefit the Fukushima Board of Education and Aiikuen, an orphanage in Fukushima.

organ concert

3 p.m. First Prebyterian Church, 1615 Clark Ave., Ashland. Free. Call 541-482-3075.

An organ concert featuring members of the Southern Oregon Chapter of the American Guild of Organists, including Don Corbett, Margaret Evans, Leslie Lundberg, Linda McGuire, Ginni Peterson, Donna Swanson and pianist Jane Manning will celebrate the life of the late Bob Bullwinkel. A reception will follow.


7:30 p.m. Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. Tickets cost $50 and can be purchased at the box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., online at or by calling 541-779-3000. The concert is sponsored by the Jackson County Community Concert Association. Season tickets to the association's 2014-2015 series of concerts will be available through April 30.

Guitarist Pavlo Simtikidis plays a Mediterranean sound that mixes folk styles from Greece and Spain with pop sensibiities. Out of his nine albums, he has two gold-selling recordings to his credit: "Fantasia" and "Pavlo." His live shows feature a full band, classic favorites and originals.