Friday, Sept. 1
Wood Carving: Join the Jacksonville Carvers for carving and coffee from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays at The Woodcarving Place, 255 E. D St., Jacksonville. Admission is free. Call 541-899-5571.
Volunteers Needed: Ashland Parks and Recreation is looking for volunteers to help at the upcoming Bear Creek Salmon Festival Saturday, Oct. 7. Many volunteer opportunities are available, such as ushers for musicians and exhibitors, parking and info booth attendants, zero waste helpers and assisting children with a variety of activities. Contact Lori Ainsworth at 541-552-2264 or email@example.com.
Festival Noons: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will host a talk, "Shakespeare in Love: Selling the Bard" by Geoff Ridden, from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1, at Carpenter Hall on the OSF campus, 44 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Admission is $12, $8 for ages 6 through 17. Call 541-482-4331 or see osfashland.org
Slopes & Trails: Rogue Valley residents 21 and older can meet at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1, at Caprice Vineyards, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. Slopes & Trails is a nonprofit organization that provides social and recreational activities. See slopes.org.
Jeff Kloetzel: Singer, songwriter and guitarist Jeff Kloetzel will perform an acoustic mix of pop, rock, blues and soul at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Admission is free. Call 541-245-1133 or see dancinvineyards.com.
Not Too Shabby: Singer Lisa Yriarte, guitarist Pete Brown and drummer Mike Fitch will play a mix of pop, blues and R&B at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane (off Dead Indian Memorial Road), Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Ur Mom: The band will play an acoustic mix of rock, blues, country and soul at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. Admission is $4. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.
221 Fly: Rock band 221 Fly will perform at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Admission is $7. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.
The Rogue Suspects: The rock, funk and soul band — featuring singer Shae Celine — will perform at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. Admission is $6. See grizzlypeakwinery.info or call 541-482-5700.
Saturday, Sept. 2
Lithia Artisans Market: Dozens of artisans display handcrafted items from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays through October along Calle Guanajuato, the pedestrian walkway behind downtown Plaza businesses that runs next to Ashland Creek in Ashland. Call 541-301-9811 or see lithiaartisansmarket.com.
Woodcarvers Club: Woodcarvers offer instruction for carvers of all ages from noon to 3 p.m. Saturdays at the Central Point Senior Center, 123 N. Second St., Central Point. Admission is $5 per month. Call 541-944-4535 or see centralpointwoodcarvers.com.
Bilingual Story Time: A combined English and Spanish story time is at noon Saturdays at the White City library, 3143 Avenue C. Call 541-864-8880 or see jcls.org.
Community Market: An indoor and outdoor community market is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first Saturday of each month at the Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland. Produce, art, crafts, housewares, yard-sale items and other goods are available. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Talent Garden Club: The club meets the first Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Email email@example.com.
Festival Noons: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will host a talk, "Off the Rails for 100 Years" by James Davis, from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, at Carpenter Hall on the OSF campus, 44 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Admission is $12, $8 for ages 6 through 17. Call 541-482-4331 or see osfashland.org
Family Movie Matinee: Family-friendly films are shown from 1 to 3 p.m. every Saturday at the White City library, 3143 Avenue C. Free popcorn will be served. Call 541-664-3228 or see jcls.org.
Country Dance: Charlie West and his Valley Country Band perform live music for dancing from 7 to 10 p.m. the first Saturday of each month at Rogue River Community Center, 132 Broadway St., Rogue River. No partner needed. Admission is $4. Call 541-291-1263.
Sunday, Sept. 3
Jacksonville Farmers Market: The market is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Sunday through Oct. 15 on the grounds of the Historic Jacksonville Courthouse, 206 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville, with more than 70 booths. You'll find local produce, fresh baked goods, naturally raised beef, local seafood, beverages, treats, prepared foods, arts, crafts and live music. Music is from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Pets are allowed. See jville.market for information.
Car Club: The Stray Cats Car Club of Jacksonville meets for coffee, donuts and vintage cars at 9 a.m. Sundays in the parking lot of Ray's Market, 401 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville.
ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum: The museum features a variety of interactive science exhibits at 1500 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is $2 the first Sunday of every month. See upcoming events, shows and activities at scienceworksmuseum.org. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily through Labor Day. Admission is $12, $10 for ages 2-12 and 65 and older. Active duty military members can show military identification and receive free admission for themselves and their families through Sept. 4 as part of the National Endowment for the Arts' Blue Star Museum program. See scienceworksmuseum.org or call 541-482-6767.
Festival Noons: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will host a free Park Talk from noon to 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 3, in the Bill Patton Garden on the OSF campus, 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Actor Cindy Im will speak. Call 541-482-4331 or see osfashland.org.
Art Exhibit: Divas, landscapes and still-lifes by Claire O. Harkins will be displayed through September at RoxyAnn Winery, 3283 Hillcrest Road, Medford. A reception for the artist will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 3. There will be live music by Harmless Addiction, wine tasting and light refreshments. Call 541-779-0735 or see clairesart.com.