Lunchtime Concert: Singer, songwriter and guitarist Harlee Case will perform from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. in Pear Blossom Park in The Commons, on Bartlett Street between Fifth and Sixth streets, Medford. The concert is free.
Savanna Trio: Guitarist and vocalist Liz Jones, vocalist and percussionist Anna Christensen and bassist, guitarist and trumpet player Mike Stevens will perform rock, country and folk from 5 to 8 p.m. at Fiasco Winery, 8035 Highway 238, Jacksonville. Admission is free. Call 541-846-3022 or see www.jacksonvillevineyards.com.
Daedalus Film Festival: The festival examines the global HIV/AIDS crisis through film. All screenings are at the Varsity Theatre, 166 E. Main St., downtown Ashland, and will be followed by a question-and-answer period. “The Normal Heart” is at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 15, and 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16. “The Battle of amfAR” is at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16, and 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 17. “Broken Heart Land” is at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 17. “Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt” is at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16, and at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 17. “How to Survive a Plague” is at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16. “A Last Farewell” (short film playing with “The Battle of amfAR”) is at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16, and 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17. Admission to “The Normal Heart” is free. Tickets for all other films are $10. To view film descriptions and watch trailers, see osfashland.org/daedalusfilmfest. Tickets can be purchased at the Oregon Shakespeare Theatre box office, 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland, or by calling 800-219-8161.
Friday Words and Wine: Local authors will read and discuss their recent work on the tasting room deck from 6 to 8 p.m. on the third Friday of every month at Weisinger Family Winery, 3150 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Edwin L. Battistella, professor of linguistics and writing at Southern Oregon University, will discuss his newest book, “Sorry About That: The Art of Public Apology.” Wine and nosh plates will be available for purchase in the tasting room. Call 541-488-5989 or see www.weisingers.com.
Festival Noons: Tom Bryant, dramaturg for Oregon Shakespeare Festival's production of "The Great Society," will present the lecture "Guns or Butter? The impact of the Vietnam War on Lyndon Johnson's presidency, his Great Society social programs and the civil rights movement in America" from noon to 1 p.m. at OSF Carpenter Hall, 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Admission costs $12, $10 for OSF members and $8 for youth 6 to 17. Tickets are available at the OSF box office. Call 541-482-4331 or see www.osfashland.org.
Side Pocket: Guitarist Leonard Griffie and drummer and singer Billy Rock Smith will perform R&B and old-school blues from 7 to 9 p.m. at 2Hawk Winery, 2335 N. Phoenix Road, Medford. Free. Call 541-779-9463 or see www.2hawkwinery.com.
Peace Village Festival: The annual summer music, arts and wellness festival will be held Friday through Sunday, Aug. 15-17, at Jackson WellSprings, 2253 Highway 99 N., Ashland. A lineup of local and national bands will perform on two stages throughout the event. Massage, yoga, steam, mineral baths and a full-size swimming pool will be available, as well as many activities for kids. The festival opens at 3 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets cost $30 in advance for Friday, $35 for Saturday and Sunday, and can be purchased at www.peacevillagefestival.org. Tickets will cost $35 at the gate on Friday, $40 on Saturday and Sunday. Camping and all-access passes are available. Late-night dances will be held at 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Dance tickets cost $15 in advance or $20 at the door.
Saturday, Aug. 16
Market Day: Farmers markets are open Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Medford at Pear Blossom Park at The Commons (Sixth and Bartlett); in downtown Ashland from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oak Street; and in Eagle Point from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at 336 N. Royal Ave., Eagle Point.
King of the Rogue: A whitewater paddling rodeo will start at 1 p.m. at Ti’lomihk Falls (Powerhouse rapids) near Gold Hill. The event is a multi-lap, Class IV (expert) whitewater event for 4-person rafts, kayaks and stand-up paddleboards. The course was designed by Olympic gold medalist Oliver Fix. Proceeds from the event will support the Gold Hill Whitewater Park. For more details and registration, see www.active.com/gold-hill-or/races/king-of-the-rogue-2014 or www.goldhillwhitewater.org/#!king-of-the-rogue/c1zvh
Rogue Valley As: Ford Model A enthusiasts will meet at 9:30 a.m. at the Royal Mobile Estates Club House, 1055 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville. You don’t have to own a Model A to attend. See www.roguevalleyas.org.
Lithia Artisans Market: The outdoor arts-and-crafts market features fine art and a variety of wares by local artists and artisans, as well as live music, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays on the Calle Guanajuato pedestrian walkway behind the Ashland downtown Plaza. Call 541-301-9811 or see www.lithiaartisansmarket.com.
Festival Noons: Oregon Shakespeare Festival actor Dan Donahue will present "An Actor's Process: Richard III in 'Richard III' " from noon to 1 p.m. at Carpenter Hall, 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Admission is $12, $10 for OSF members and $8 for youth 6 to 17. Tickets are available at the OSF box office. Call 541-482-4331 or see www.osfashland.org.
R/C Aircraft Show: Watch Rogue Eagles Remote Control Club pilots perform aerial stunts with remote-control WWI and WWII-style fighters, electric planes and jets, gliders and other aircraft during a charity air show from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The event includes kid face painting, a flight simulator, drawings for a remote-control airplane and engine, music, food and beverages. Suggested donation is $5 per person or $10 per car, with kids free. Proceeds benefit the Children’s Miracle Network for health resources provided by Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center. Take Highway 62 north and turn right onto Highway 140. Drive 3.5 miles and turn right onto East Antelope Road, then drive one mile and turn right into the entrance of Agate Skyways.
West Coast Music Festival: Folk, bluegrass, Americana and country bands Steep Ravine, the Scott Law Bluegrass Dimension, Paige Anderson and the Fearless Kin, along with local favorites Eight Dollar Mountain, Rainy & The Rattlesnakes and the Alice DiMicele Band with Jeff Pevar and Mikey Stevens will gather for the 2014 outdoor music festival held at Greensprings Inn, 11470 Highway 66, Ashland. The music starts at noon and will run until dark. Tickets cost $20 in advance and can be purchased at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/366098. Tickets will cost $25 at the gate. Kids 13 and younger get in free.
Sunday, Aug. 17
Festival Noons: Oregon Shakespeare Festival actor Christiana Clark will lead a free park talk from noon to 1 p.m. at the OSF Bill Patton Garden, outside Gate 1 of the Allen Elizabethan Theatre, 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Call 541-482-4331 or see www.osfashland.org.
Origami: Learn the art of paper folding in a hands-on demonstration from 12:30 to 3 p.m. at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Adults and children 5 and older are invited. No experience necessary. Call 541-774-6995 or see www.jcls.org.
Britt Orchestra Season Closer: The orchestra's closing performance will include Wagner's overture to "The Flying Dutchman," Weber's "The Three Pintos, Bernstein's "Prelude, Fugue and Riffs" and Mahler's Symphony No. 1 at 8 p.m. at the Britt Pavilion, 350 S. First St., Jacksonville. Tickets cost $45 for reserved seats, $32 for lawn seating and $10 for ages 12 and younger. Tickets can be purchased at www.brittfest.org; at the box office, 216 W. Main St., Medford; or by calling 800-882-7488 or 541-773-6077.