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Get Up and Go: Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014

'what you may not know (but want to) about southern oregon history'

1 to 2:30 p.m. Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Free. 541-774-6996 or www.jcls.org.

Local historian Dennis Powers will cover a wide variety of topics, historical and recent, describing many facts about our surroundings in Southern Oregon.

rogue valley symphonic band

3 p.m. Phoenix High School Auditorium, 745 Rose St., Phoenix. Tickets will be available at the door and cost $10, $7 for seniors, $5 for students, or bring the whole family for $16. Call 541-488-2926 for information.

The community band, conducted by Jon Soderberg-Chase, dedicates its concert to female composers. The program includes Nancy Galbraith's "With Brightness Round About It" from her album "Angels & Demons," along with Julie Giroux's "Italian Rhapsody" and Chen Yi's Pulitzer Prize-nominated "Spring Festival."

'driving miss daisy'

Camelot Theatre, 101 Talent Ave., Talent. Curtain is at 2 p.m. Tickets and information available at www.camelottheatre.org or 541-535-5250.

Set in Atlanta during the heat of the civil rights movement, playwright Alfred Uhry's story explores an unlikely relationship between an aging Southern lady and her black driver. This warm-hearted, poignant play won the Pulitzer Prize for drama in 1988. Camelot's production stars Shirley Patton as Daisy Werthan and Steven Dominguez as Hoke Coleburn. Paul R. Jones directs.

'double trouble: a Musical tour de farce'

Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland. Brunch begins at 11:30 a.m. for the 1 p.m. matinee today. Appetizers, beverages and desserts do not require reservations.

Tonight's curtain is at 8. Tickets cost $20 to $38.

OCT kicks off its 29th season with this show written by brothers Jim and Bob Walton in the style of a 1940s musical comedy. Galen Schloming and John Keating play Jimmy and Bobby Martin — a team set on writing songs for Hollywood movies. Jim Giancarlo directs and choreographs, and piano accompaniment is provided by Sarah Wussow.