Activities: Friday, July 6
Friday, July 6
Center for the Visual Arts: New summer exhibits by student artists will open with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 6, in the Art and Marion Ady buildings, on the corner of Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Street at Southern Oregon University in Ashland. Look for Andrew Youngblood’s “Entering the Infinite” in the Retzlaff Gallery; Taylor Sayles’s “Seasons” in the Thorndike Gallery; Jessica Lee Findleton’s “Lacy River Botanicals” in the Meyer Memorial Gallery, Paige Gerhard’s “Pour, Puddle, Smear, Crinkle” in the Boise-Cascade Gallery, Ben Gradel’s “Sanitary Flow” in the Art Department Chairs Gallery and Sam Schuh’s “Tree Friend” in the CVA Courtyard Gallery. The exhibit will be displayed through September 21. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Call 541-621-6605.
Jacksonville Carvers: The club meets from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays for carving and coffee at The Woodcarving Place, 255 E. D St., Jacksonville. Admission is free. Call 541-899-5571.
Book Nook Sale: A book sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. every Friday at the Shady Cove library, 22477 Highway 62. Look for new or gently used books, DVDs and CDs. Proceeds help fund programs, activities and library collections. Call 541-878-2270 or see jcls.org.
Festival Noons: “VGC: Visual Gestural Communications: When Do We Use Them in Theater Medium?” by Monique Holt, will be presented at noon Friday, July 6, in Carpenter Hall on the Oregon Shakespeare Festival campus, 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Tickets are $12, $8 for students ages 6 to 17, and are available at the box office, at osfashland.org or by calling 541-482-4331.
Slopes & Trails: Slopes & Trails will hold a free meet-and-greet at 5 p.m. Friday, July 6, at Centennial Grill, 1900 N. Phoenix Road, Medford. The nonprofit organization provides social and recreational activities. See slopes.org.
Silent Disco: Silent Movement will host its third annual Silent Disco in the Park from 5 to 11 p.m. Friday, July 6, at the Butler Band Shell in Lithia Park in Ashland. Rent a pair of wireless headphones for a $5 donation then roam freely from the bandshell to the playground, the plaza and beyond. Local DJs will spin a mix of music. Bring a can of food for the Ashland Emergency Food Bank and get in the express check-out line. Call 541-488-5340 or see ashlandparksandrec.org.
Gamblin 4 Good: The Ashland High School Class of ’88 will host a casino night-themed fundraiser for the Ashland Schools Foundation at 6 p.m. Friday, July 6, at the Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St. Admission is $50 and includes $200 in funny money, a no-host bar and appetizers. Also look for music, dancing and prizes. See ashlandcasinonight.com for tickets and information.
Haunted History Tour: Costumed docents lead hour-long tours from 7 and 7:30 p.m. the first the third Fridays of each month through September in downtown Jacksonville. The 7 p.m. courthouse tour features brothels, epidemics and hangings. The 7:30 p.m. Britt Hill tour shares tales of arson, saloons and Oregon’s first Chinatown. Tours are $5, and proceeds benefit preservation efforts. Call 541-245-3650 for reservations. See historicjacksonville.org for information.
Ashland International Folk Dancers: The group meets Fridays at the Ashland Community Center, 59 Winburn Way, to perform dances from Eastern and Western Europe, Greece, Scandinavia, Israel, Turkey and the Middle East. Instruction begins at 7:30 p.m., and dancing goes from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. No partners necessary. Admission is $5. Call 541-535-6397 or 541-482-8249.
Saturday, July 7
Talent Garden Club: The club meets from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. the first Saturday of each month at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 the downtown plaza that runs next to Ashland Creek in Ashland. Call 541-301-9811 or see lithiaartisansmarket.com.
Central Point Artisan Market: Food and handcrafted items are available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays through Sept. 29 at 419 Front St., along the Artisan Corridor near Rogue Creamery, in Central Point. Call 541-664-5301 or see centralpointchamber.org.
Living History Days: The Cascade Civil War Society and Southern Oregon Historical Society will present “Living History Days” from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 7-8, at Hanley Farm, 1053 Hanley Road, Central Point. There will be a Civil War camp, costumed interpreters, hands-on activities, agriculture, live music, cooking demonstrations, games and more. Admission is $7, $4 for ages 6 to 12. Tours of Hanley House are $2. See sohs.org.
Living History Tour: Actors representing the early Rogue Valley Beekman family will talk about life from the late 1800s into the 1930s Depression during tours of the Beekman home beginning every 20 minutes between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. the first, second and fifth Saturdays of every month through September, at the Beekman House, 470 E. California St., Jacksonville. Tour admission is $3. Call 541-245-3650 or email email@example.com.
Festival Noons: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will host a Preface Talk offering an interactive, in-depth introduction to “Othello” at noon Saturday, July 7, 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.
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.
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. Call 541-944-4535 or see centralpointwoodcarvers.com.
Scrabble Club: Play for free from noon to 3 p.m. Saturdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Call 541-535-4163 or see jcls.org.
Movie Matinee: Family-friendly films are shown from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays at the White City library, 3143 Avenue C. Free popcorn is served. Call 541-664-3228 or see jcls.org.
Wii Teens: Kids 11 and older can play a Wii video games from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays at the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. Call 541-664-3228 or see jcls.org.
Children’s Festival: More than 40 hands-on activities such as arts, crafts, science projects, storytelling and stage performances will be offered during the 52nd annual Children’s Festival from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 7-8, and from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, July 9, at the Britt Gardens, 350 First St., Jacksonville. Dragon Deli will offer food. Admission is $3 per day for kids and adults. See storytellingguild.org.
Sunday, July 8
Breakfast: The Lake Creek Grange will host a breakfast and farmers market from 8 to 10 a.m. the second Sunday of each month at the grange, 1565 S. Fork Little Butte Road, Lake Creek. Biscuits and gravy, waffles, pancakes, scrambled eggs, ham, sausage, fruit, juice coffee and tea will be served. Cost $7; $3 for children. Look for local jams, breads, pickles, crafts and more. Call 541-951-5681.
Pollinator Garden Tour: A self-guided tours of 16 pollinator gardens will be available from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, July 8, in Ashland. The attractive gardens provide year-round pollen, nectar, forage and habitat for bees, butterflies, flies, moths and hummingbirds. The tours are $10 and include maps and garden descriptions. Kids 13 and younger get in free. Register at ashland.or.us/register or call 541-488-6606.
Jacksonville Farmers Market: The market is open from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 15 at the Historic Jacksonville Courthouse, 206 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville. More than 70 booths will offer local produce, fresh baked goods, naturally raised beef, local seafood, beverages, treats, prepared foods, arts and crafts. Live music begins at 11:30 a.m. Pets are allowed. See jville.market.
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.
Medford Railroad Park: The park, at Table Rock Road and Berrydale Avenue in Medford, will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. the second and fourth Sunday of every month through October. Visitors can ride diesel trains and a motor car, see unique model railroad layouts and the Hogwarts Express, send and receive telegrams, tour historical railroad equipment and more. A new butterfly garden feature is open at the park this year. Admission is free, but donations are accepted. See ci.medford.or.us.
Art Exhibit: A collection of watercolor works by a group of 31 artists “Watercolors Gone Rogue,” will be displayed through Tuesday, July 24, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. Winery hours are noon to 6 p.m. daily. See paschalwinery.com or call 541-535-7957.
Festival Noons: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will host a free Park Talk at noon Sunday, July 8, in the Bill Patton Garden on the OSF campus, 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Monique Holt and Kalen Feeney will speak. Call 541-482-4331 or see osfashland.org.
Sundays at the Farm: Historic Hanley Farm hosts open houses from noon to 4 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 2. Bring a picnic and tour the house and gardens. Look for children’s activities, craft vendors, live music and more. Farmhouse tours are available from 1 to 3 p.m.. Admission is free. Admission for the tours is $5, $3 for kids 12 and younger.
Community Chant: Explore chants from various global traditions at 4 p.m. the second and fourth Sunday of each month at the Jacksonville Community Center, 160 E. Main St. No singing experience is necessary. Admission by donation. Call 707-382-8641.
Monday, July 9
Library Story Time: Story times for babies, toddlers and children are available Mondays through Fridays at branches of Jackson County libraries. See jcls.org.
Color Mondays: Coloring sessions for adults will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Coloring supplies will be provided. Call 541-744-6996 or see jcls.org.
Stitchers of All Kinds: Bring needle-craft supplies and participate in embroidery, needlepoint, cross-stitch, quilting, knitting, crocheting and more at 10 a.m. Mondays at the Rogue River library, 412 E. Main St. Call 541-864-8850 or see jcls.org.
Kid Time!: Kids in elementary school and younger can explore interactive exhibits and learn about the history of Oregon, construction and engineering, water systems and more at Kid Time! 106 N. Central Ave., Medford. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission is $6 for adults, $10 for kids. Call 541-772-9922 or see kid-time.org.
Line Dancing for Seniors: Line dancing for ages 60 and older is held at 1 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave. Advanced line dancing is from 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Thursdays at the center. Admission is $2. Call 541-488-5342.
Movie Classics: Classic films will be shown at 1 p.m. Mondays at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St. Call 541-664-3228 or see jcls.org.
Children’s Chess Club: Kids 5 and older can play chess from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 541-774-6995 or see jcls.org.
Rogue Fly Fishers Club: Learn or hone fly casting skills at 6 p.m. Mondays through Sept. 10 at Hedrick Middle School’s athletic field, 1501 E. Jackson St, Medford. The group does not meet on holidays or rainy days. Lined fly rods are available or bring your own. The lead instructor is a Fly Fishers International Certified Casting instructor. See rogueflyfishers.org.
Pub Trivia: Family-friendly games of trivia are available from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays at 4 Daughters Irish Pub, 126 W. Main St., Medford. Participation is free, and there are prizes for winning teams. Call 541-779-4455.
Clog Dances: Dance with the Misty Mountain Cloggers at 7 p.m. Mondays at the Southern Oregon Performing Arts Center, 930 Summit Ave., Medford. Instruction is available. Admission is $8. Call 541-772-1431.
The Ashland Country Dancers: English and Scottish country dancing will be held from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays in the Dance Space, 280 E. Hersey St., No. 10, Ashland. These community dance forms inspired square and contra dances. Instruction is available and no partner is necessary. Admission is $4.
Tuesday, July 10
Rogue Valley Growers & Crafters Market: Fresh and organic produce, crafts and food trucks are available from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Ashland National Guard Armory, 1420 E. Main St., Ashland. See rvgrowersmarket.com.
ScienceWorks Hands-on Museum: A variety of interactive science exhibits are available at ScienceWorks Hands-on Museum, 1500 E. Main St., Ashland. Find upcoming events, shows and activities at scienceworksmuseum.org. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Admission is $12, $10 for ages 2 through 12 and 65 and older. Admission is $3 the first Sunday of every month. See scienceworksmuseum.org or call 541-482-6767.
Festival Noons: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will host a free Park Talk at noon Tuesday, July 10, in the Bill Patton Garden on the OSF campus, 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Director of Legacy and Leadership Giving Doreen O’Skea and manager of Individual Giving Jade A. Chavis will speak. Call 541-482-4331 or see osfashland.org.
Medford Melodears: The community chorus meets at 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Medford Senior Center, 510 E. Main St. The all-inclusive chorus group is directed by Dolores Bell, who has a master’s in music. Call 541-779-2796.
Coloring and Cookies: Coloring is available from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. Coloring supplies and refreshments are provided. Call 541-826-3313 or see jcls.org.
Medford Cribbage Tournament: Compete at 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Mountain Mike’s Pizza, 2640 E. Barnett Road, Medford. Admission is $4.50. Call 541-773-2898.
Ballroom Dancing: Keyboard and horn player Dave Flick plays live music for ballroom dancing at 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, 3377 Table Rock Road, Medford. First-time visitors can dance for free, otherwise it’s $5. No partners are required. Call 541-664-3176.
Children’s Movies: Free kids’ films are shown at 2:45 p.m. Tuesdays at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Free snacks are available. Call 541-535-7090 or see jcls.org.
Lego Time: Ages 5 through 12 can build with Legos from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. Call 541-664-3228 or see jcls.org.
Book Chat: A book group meets at 5:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Read the books, then join in the discussions. Refreshments are served. Call 541-774-8679 or see jcls.org.
Cribbage Club: The American Cribbage Club hosts players at 6 p.m. Tuesdays at the Table Rock Mobile Home Park Events Center, 2385 Table Rock Road, Medford. Admission is $7. Call 541-973-2508.
Sweet Adelines: The Southern Oregon Sound Chapter of Sweet Adelines International, an a cappella chorus for women, offers instruction on vocal technique, musical accuracy and showmanship. Rehearsals are from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at Eastwood Baptist Church, 675 N. Keene Way Drive, Medford. The group, under the direction of Martha Segura, performs locally and in an annual regional competition. Call 541-595-8247 or see southernoregonsoundchorus.com.
Tuesday Evening Cemetery Stroll: Explore different parts of Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery from 6:30 to 8 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month through Aug. 14. The cemetery is at the top of Cemetery Road. The guided tours are free, but donations will be accepted. On Tuesday, July 10, the topic will be art and artists. Call 541-826-9939 or see friendsjvillecemetery.org.
Trivia Night: Tuesday Night Team Trivia is held at 7 p.m. at Louie’s Restaurant, 41 N. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free, and winning teams will receive prizes. Call 541-482-9701.
Wednesday, July 11
Garden Tour: North Mountain Park offers free tours of its demonstration gardens at 9:30 a.m. the second Wednesday of each month through August. Learn about herb, heirloom and butterfly gardens during the hour-long tours. Admission is free, but registration is required. See ashland.or.us or call 541-488-6606.
Jacksonville Museum Quilters: The group meets at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays at First Presbyterian Church, 425 Middle St., Jacksonville. Call 541-941-2463.
Hands-All-Around Quilters: Visitors can work on individual projects or sew quilts for charity from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays at Wesley Hall at First United Methodist Church, 175 N. Main St., Ashland. Call 541-732-0141.
Lithia Park Nature Walks: Naturalists lead free, 90-minute walks through Lithia Park at 10 a.m. Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays through September. Saturday walks are available in July and August. Learn about the plants, trees, animals, water, geology and history of the park. Meet at the park entrance on Winburn Way across from the downtown Ashland Plaza. No registration required. Call 541-488-5340.
Jackson County Fair: The Jackson County Fair runs Wednesday through Sunday, July 11-15, at the Expo, 1 Peninger Road, Central Point. The headline acts include country music’s Scotty McCreery, Wednesday, July 11; American Idol Live!, Thursday, July 12; Trace Adkins, Friday, July 13; and comedian Jeff Foxworthy, Saturday, July 14. In addition to the big names playing in the amphitheater, more than 30 acts will perform daily on the Center Stage, including hypnotist Richard Barker, who will appear Wednesday through Saturday. Other attractions include Walk on the Wildside animal exhibit, a mechanical bull, Water Bubbles (large, inflatable water-walking balls), a petting zoo, Brad’s World Reptiles, The Fair Marketplace, a rock-climbing wall, Lego competition, All-Alaskan Pig Racing, Pedal tractors, Annie the Clown, and the fifth annual JCSA Ranch Rodeo. Fair Hours are 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday. See attheexpo.com or call 541-774-8270.MOVE TO THURSDAY AND FRIDAY, JULY 13 AND 14, FOR REVELS AND TEMPO
History Lecture: Part of the “Windows in Time” history lecture series, Klamath County Museum manager Todd Kepple will present “State of Jefferson 1920s Auto Tour” at noon Wednesday, July 11, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Kepple will narrate a presentation of panoramic photos taken in the 1920s by Medford photographer Burhl Harwood. Harwood’s photos captured changes in the region at a time when automobile travel was rapidly becoming popular and industry was booming. Call 541-774-8679 or see jcls.org.
Festival Noons: A conversation, “Quick Wit and Sharp Tongues in ‘Love’s Labor’s Lost,’” will be offered at noon Wednesday, July 11, in Carpenter Hall on the Oregon Shakespeare Festival campus, 44 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Jennie Greenberry, Stephen Michael Spencer and Dawn Monique Williams will speak. Tickets are $12, $8 for ages 6 to 17, and are available at the box office, at osfashland.org or by calling 541-482-4331.
Lunchtime Movies: Free movies are shown from noon to 2:30 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of every month at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Refreshments are provided. See jcls.org or call 541-774-8679.
Origami: Children can practice the art of Japanese paper folding, or origami, at 2 p.m. Wednesdays at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. Materials and instruction are provided. See jcls.org or call 541-826-3313.
Afternoon Movies: Free films are shown at 2 p.m. Wednesdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Free refreshments are available. Call 541-535-4163 or see jcls.org.
Yarnia: A knitting and crochet group for all ages meets at 2 p.m. Wednesdays at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. Materials and instruction are provided or you can bring your own supplies. See jcls.org or call 541-826-3313.
Writer’s Critique: A writing critique will be held at 5 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St. The group is open to eight writers of any genre with work in progress. Participants must present their own writing for supportive critiques, as well as provide the same to fellow writers. Group members commit to reading five pages per month of each group member’s work. Registration is required. See jcls.org or call 541-855-994.
Ballet Barre: Dance with the Medford Civic Ballet at 6 p.m. Wednesdays at the Dance Arts Center, 9 Hawthorne St., Medford. Instruction is available. Admission is $8. Call 541-772-1362.
Z Car Club of Southern Oregon: Owners of “Z” cars and other sports Datsuns or Nissans are invited to meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, at the Black Bear Diner, 1150 E. Barnett Road, Medford. Call 541-899-3298.
Trivia Night: Howiee’s on Front hosts trivia games from 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays at 16 N. Front St., Medford. Call 541-773-5767.
Thursday, July 12
Medford Growers Market: Fresh and organic produce, crafts and food carts are available from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursdays in Hawthorne Park, corner of East Jackson and Hawthorne streets, Medford. See rvgrowersmarket.com.
Daniel Meyer Pool: The outdoor pool at 1705 Homes Ave. in Ashland is open into early September. For information on swim schedules and lessons, see ashland.or.us/swim.
Emigrant Lake Water Slide: Cool off with a ride down one of the 280-foot water slides at Emigrant Lake. Slides are open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday through Mondays through Labor Day. The cost to use the slide for 90 minutes is $6 on weekdays and $7 on Saturdays and Sundays. A three-hour pass costs $10 on weekdays and $12 on Saturdays and Sundays. See jacksoncountyor.org or call 541-774-8183.
Festival Noons: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will host a Preface Talk offering an interactive, in-depth introduction to “The Way the Mountain Moved” at noon Thursday, July 12, 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.
Line Dancing: Jeannette Bournival leads line dancing Thursdays at the Medford Senior Center, 510 E. Main St. Beginners are at 1 p.m. and intermediate dancers are at 1:30 p.m. Admission is $3. No partners necessary. Call 541-857-6819 or see jbournival.wordpress.com.
Phoenix Book Club: Discuss books on selected topics at 2 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at the Phoenix Library, 510 W. First St. Readers can elect to read fiction or nonfiction about selected monthly topics. Upcoming topics include food on July 12, and vacation on August 9. See jcls.org or call 541-774-6408.
Living History Lecture: Tames Alan will present “By a Lady: A Look at Jane Austen’s World,” at 2 p.m. at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. The presentation will include topics such as food, entailment of estates, and how a young lady was ranked based on her fortune. Alan will then change into an evening dress and talk about how the assemblies and balls were more about husband-hunting than dancing. See jcls.org or call 541-826-3313.
Spanish Conversation Group: English speakers learning Spanish can attend a free conversation meeting from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursdays at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. See jcls.org or call 541-744-6996.
Cribbage: Cribbage games start at 6 p.m. Thursdays at Twin Creeks Retirement Community, 888 Twin Creeks Crossing, Central Point. Entry is $5. Call 541-664-2611.
Wildfire Presentation: Luke Ruediger of the Siskiyou Field Office of the Klamath Forest Alliance will present “Wildfire on the Siskiyou Crest: Miller Complex 2017 Case Study” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 12, at Northwest Nature Shop, 154 Oak St. Ashland. The Miller Complex burned in and around the Red Buttes Wilderness Area, south of Applegate Reservoir in the summer of 2017 on 36,000 acres. Learn about the keystone process of our forests, explore the burns’ ecological implications, fire severity, and fire suppression impacts. See northwestnatureshop.com or call 541-482-3241.
Men’s Barbershop Singing: Men interested in singing four-part harmonies may attend meetings with the Rogue Valley Harmonizers Chapter of the Barbershop Society from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays at First Presbyterian Church, 85 S. Holly St., Medford. See rvhsings.com or call 541-840-2055.
Open Mic: The Rogue Valley chapter of the Oregon Poetry Association will hold its monthly open-mic-without-a-mic reading at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 12, at Downtowne Coffee House, 200 Talent Ave., Talent. Sign-ups begin at 6:30. This month’s suggested theme is “Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer,” a poem about America and/or the Fourth of July. Call 541-512-1007.
Dart Tournament: Dart matches for skilled and novice players start at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at The Black Sheep Pub, 51 N. Main St., Ashland. Entry is $5, and the pub will match the pot up to $50. Call 541-482-6414.
Trivia Night: Smithfields Pub & Pies hosts free trivia games from 8 to 10 p.m. Thursdays at 23 S. Second St., Ashland. Call 541-482-7437.
Game Knights: No matter what kind of “knight” you are, there is a board game to play at 8 p.m. Thursdays at The Black Sheep Pub, 51 N. Main St., Ashland. All ages welcome until 11 p.m. Call 541-482-6414.