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.
Symphony Pops with Time for Three: The Britt Orchestra, with trio Time for Three — violinists Zach De Pue and Nick Kendall and double bassist Ranaan Meyer — will present music from Bach and Brahms to arrangements by The Beatles, Katy Perry, Kanye West and Justin Timberlake, at 8 p.m. at the Britt Pavilion, 350 First St., Jacksonville. Tickets cost $15 for reserved seats, $5 for lawn seating, and 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.
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.
Tom McReynolds: The singer, songwriter and guitarist will perform a mix of acoustic country and light rock from 2 to 5 p.m. at Caprice Vineyards, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. Admission is free. Call 541-499-0449 or see www.capricevineyards.com.
Jeff Kloetzel: The singer, songwriter and guitarist will perform acoustic jazz, rock and soul from 3 to 5 p.m. at Pebblestone Cellars, 1642 Camp Baker Road, Talent. Admission is free. Call 541-512-1655 or see www.pebblestonecellars.com.
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.
Jacksonville Farmers and Crafters Market: The market is held on the lawn of the historic courthouse in downtown Jacksonville every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. You’ll find coffee, art, crafts, vegetables, fresh-baked bread, treats and interesting people.
Lithia Park Nature Walks: Ashland Parks and Recreation leads free guided walks through Lithia Park at 10 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays at the park entrance at the Ashland Plaza. Walks last about an hour and a half and cover a variety of topics about the park. No registration is required.