Five picks for live entertainment
Young Jane and Michael Banks have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep. Using a combination of magic and common sense, she shows the family how to value each other again. Stefani Potter plays Mary Poppins, and Rigo Jimenez plays Burt. Dean Cropper and Ava Code play Michael and Jane. Erik Connolly and Jon Oles play George Banks and Kelly Jean Hammon plays Winifred Banks. Roy Von Rains Jr. directs. The show runs through Dec. 31 at Camelot Theatre, 101 Talent Ave., Talent. Evening performances are at 8 p.m. and Saturday or Sunday matinees are at 2 p.m. Tickets are $29 or $36 at camelottheatre.org or 541-535-5250.
Singer, songwriter and guitarist Jeff Kloetzel will play tunes from his new holiday CD, "Merry and Bright," from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 23, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Admission is free. Call 541-245-1133 or dancinvineyards.com.
'A Celtic Christmas'
Storyteller Tomaseen Foley, guitarist William Coulter, uilleann piper and Irish dancer Brian Bigley, fiddler Edwin Huizinga and singer Kara Matthews will present an evening of wild Celtic music, traditional Christmas carols, Irish dancing and stories from the west of Ireland at 3 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 23, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. Tickets are $32, $35 or $38, $22, $25 or $28 for age 22 and younger, and can be purchased at craterian.org, at the box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., or by calling 541-779-3000.
Holiday Open House at Hanley Farm
The historic farmhouse will be decorated and open for tours from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 26, at 1053 Hanley Road, Central Point. Costumed docents will guide visitors through the home and bring history to life with stories about the Hanley family and farm. Take a walk around the gardens and enjoy roasted chestnuts, hot beverages, cookies and more in the pavilion. Admission is $5, $3 for age 12 and younger. For reservations, see sohs.org.
The Ashland Rotary Centennial Ice Rink will be open every day through Feb. 19. Skate rentals, snacks and hot drinks are available. Call 541-488-9189 or see ashland.or.us/IceRink for schedule and admission information.