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  • Get Up & Go: Saturday, June 14

  • MOTOR ON: The Early Day Gas Engine and Tractor Show runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Sunday at the Pottsville Historical Museum, 2400 Pleasant Valley Road in Merlin. The event includes engine and tractor demonstrations, along with some old-time favorites such as gold panning, blacksmithing, quilting, spinning and live bluegrass music. See www.pottsvilleoregon.com.
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  • MOTOR ON: The Early Day Gas Engine and Tractor Show runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Sunday at the Pottsville Historical Museum, 2400 Pleasant Valley Road in Merlin. The event includes engine and tractor demonstrations, along with some old-time favorites such as gold panning, blacksmithing, quilting, spinning and live bluegrass music. See www.pottsvilleoregon.com.
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    HISTORY DAY: Jacksonville will host history exhibits beginning at 10 a.m. Take a guided tour of the town's pioneer cemetery — with a focus on local art and artists of the cemetery — and check out the Beekman Bank and Beekman House.
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    ROCK ON: Children can learn about thundereggs and geodes and what makes rocks rock at 10 a.m. at Crater Rock Museum, 2002 Scenic Ave., Central Point. Free for children, $5 for adults, $3 for seniors. Call 541-664-6081.
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    TRAIL FOOD: Oregon State University master food preserver Jackie Greer will lead a class on dehydrating meals for easy transportation on the trail, at 10 a.m. at North Mountain Park Nature Center, 620 N. Mountain Ave. Cost is $5. Call 541-488-6606.
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    BEER WEEK LIVES ON: The big wrap-up for Medford Beer Week is today: The 2014 Southern Oregon Craft Brew Festival, with 25 breweries, plus food and other vendors. It runs from noon to 8 p.m. in downtown Medford.
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    CRUISIN': Today is when the Medford Cruise hits the streets for real. You can check out some show 'n' shines for vehicles in Hawthorne Park, followed by a cruise through downtown from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. At dusk, enjoy a free movie in the park featuring the Oscar-winning film "Bullitt" with Steve McQueen, Jacqueline Bisset and one of the greatest car chases ever filmed.
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    ALL THE WORLD is a stage, especially in Ashland, where the Oregon Shakespeare Festival is filling its stages with world-class performances, including the outdoor stage which opens this weekend. Tickets are going fast but at last count were still available. Check out osfashland.org for ticket availability.
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    TRIBUTE TO BEBOP ARTISTS: Contemporary jazz pianist Thor Polson, drummer Theresa McCoy and bass player Dave Miller will perform a tribute to bebop pianists Thelonious Monk, Bud Powell and Lennie Tristano at 4 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 660 Frances Lane, Ashland. Admission costs $10; $5 for Southern Oregon University students and people 12 and younger.
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    MOMENT IN TIME DANCE COMPANY: The modern dance company will present four new dances created by dancer and choreographer Rosalind Schrodt at 8 p.m. today and 2 p.m. Sunday at Oak Street Dance Studio, 1287 Oak St., Ashland. Tickets can be purchased at Paddington Station, 125 E. Main St. and at the door. See www.oakstreetdance.com for details.
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