Get Up & Go: Thursday, May 29

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WILD ROGUE PRO RODEO: Some of the biggest names on the Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association circuit will be at The Expo in Central Point this weekend, with lots of fun things for everybody in the family, including steer wrestling, saddle bronc, bull riding, barrel racing, bareback riding, tie-down roping, team roping and mutton busting. Announcer Will Rasmussen will call events, while five-time Northwest Clown of the Year JJ Harrison will provide comic relief. The rodeo starts at 7 tonight and runs through Saturday. Adults can enjoy saloon-style beverages and socialize in the outdoor Rogue Saloon while watching the action on four large televisions. The saloon also will host music and dancing after each day of the rodeo. For ticket information, see www.wildrogueprorodeo.com.

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WHAT DID THAT OWL EAT? Entomologist and naturalist John Jackson will show how to dissect owl pellets at 3 p.m. in the Large Community Meeting Room of the Rogue River library, 412 E. Main St. Call 541-864-8850.

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LEARN TO FLY-CAST: Rachel Andras will lead a class about the basics of fly-casting at 5:30 p.m. at Garden Way Park, 1620 Clark St., Ashland. Cost is $25. Register online at www.ashland.or.us/register or call 541-488-6606.

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AUTHOR EVENT: John Riha will speak about his book "Rookies in the Wild," about hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, at 7 p.m. at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. The event is free. Call 541-488-0029.

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CHARMAINE NEVILLE: The New Orleans vocalist, daughter of sax player Charles Neville, will be joined by drummer Dave McClure, bassist Jeff Addicott, guitarist Paul Turnipseed, Brent Olstand on keys, sax players Kent Heyward and Peter Spring and others for a concert of blues, jazz, funk and pop, at 7:30 p.m. at Temple Emek Shalom, 1800 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission costs $10, and all proceeds will benefit The Steven Spring Foundation, as Ashland-based nonprofit to aide New Orleans musicians. There will be plenty of room to dance. Call 541-324-8275 for information.


Friday, May 30

JAZZ VOCALIST ILA SELINE and Elvis impersonator Clint Ingbretson will perform a variety show titled "One Night Only" at 8 p.m. Friday at the Randall Theatre Company, 10 E. Third St., Medford. Tickets cost $40, which includes hors d'oeuvres and drinks before the show. Proceeds will benefit the nonprofit Randall Theatre's facade-improvement project. Call 541-632-3258 or see www.randalltheatre.com.

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FREE MOVIE: "Meet the Robinsons" will screen at 3 p.m. at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St. Free. The movie is about Lewis, an orphan and brilliant inventor, who meets a mysterious stranger named Wilbur Robinson, who whisks him away to the future to help defeat the evil Bowler Hat Guy. Call 541-855-1994.


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