4 Things to do this Weekend
Dan Doshier: Guitar, fiddle and accordion player Dan Doshier will play from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 26, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. Admission is free. Call 541-899-9120 or www.southstagecellars.com.
Lace Walker: The guitarist and flutist will play acoustic rock and R&B from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 26-27, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. Walker will be joined by bass and sax players. Admission is free. See www.southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.
Jacksonville Victorian Christmas: Experience Christmas from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday in December at the historic Beekman House, 470 E. California St., Jacksonville. The theme will be a Victorian Christmas Boxing Day on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 27-28. "Boxing Day" may be a reference to the church alms boxes that collected donations for the poor. The tradition of giving money and other gifts to those in need and servants can be traced to the Middle Ages. Costumed docents will share the origins of many popular holiday traditions along with stories of the Beekman family's holiday festivities of the 1800s. Tours begin every 15 minutes and last one hour. Admission is $5, $3 for seniors ages 65 and older and students ages 6 through 12, and will be available at the door. Tour admission is $2 on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 27-28, for those who bring canned food items for ACCESS. For people who wish to pay the full tour admission, the difference will be donated to ACCESS. Entrance to a Christmas bazaar is free. Call 541-245-3650 for information.
Hanley Farmhouse: Travel back in time with a visit to historic Hanley Farmhouse decorated for the holidays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 27, at 1053 Hanley Road, Central Point. Tours cost $5 per person. Call 541-773-6536 ext. 1002 or see www.hanleyfarm.org.