Get Up & Go: Feb. 24
Saturday, Feb. 24
Waggin' Tales Used Book Sale: Friends of the Animal Shelter's pay-what-you-want book sale will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, and noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, at Jackson County Animal Services, 5595 S. Pacific Highway, Phoenix. Book purchases, made by cash or check only, support FOTAS programs. Call 917-602-9074.
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.
Harry Potter Club: A six-session Harry Potter Club will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays through Feb. 24, for youths 5 and older at the Central Point Library, 116 S. Third St. Enjoy Harry Potter-themed crafts and events each week. The program will culminate in a Hogwarts house party Feb. 24. For information, call 541-664-3228.
Star Promenaders: The club hosts an A-1 and A-2 dancing from 6 to 7:30 p.m. the second and fourth Saturday of every month at the Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, 3377 Table Rock Road, Medford. Pre-rounds are from 7:30 to 8 p.m. and plus dancing is from 8 to 10:30 p.m. Square-dance attire is appreciated. Bring finger food to share. There is a suggested donation of $4. Call 541-855-7884.
Stolen Moments: Guitarist Dan Fellman, vocalist and guitarist Conny Lindley and Walter Lindley on upright bass will play American jazz standards, Latin jazz and Gypsy jazz from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see bellefiorewine.com.
Expanse Ensemble: The quartet — pianists Christine Eggert and Matt Goodrich and percussionists Jordan Curcuruto and Eric Retterer — will present "Then and Now," a program of works by Bartok and Meadowcroft, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, in the Music Recital Hall, 405 S. Mountain Ave., on the Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland. Admission is $10, $5 for seniors and Oregon Trail Card holders, free for students, and can be purchased by calling 541-552-6348 or at the door.
'Erin go bragh': Rogue Valley Chorale will present "Ireland forever," a showcase of solos, duets and trio, accompanied by artistic director Laurie Anne Hunter on piano and Celtic harp, at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, at the Ascension Lutheran Church, 675 Black Oak Drive, Medford. A small women’s ensemble from the chorale also will be featured, along with a group of Rogue Valley Youth Ensemble graduates. Admission is $20, or pay-what-you-can, and proceeds will benefit Rogue Valley Chorale’s summer tour to Ireland. See roguevalleychorale.org.
Youth Symphony of Southern Oregon: Youth Symphony, Youth Orchestra, Cantare Chorus, Youth Ensemble and choral ensembles from North and South Medford high schools, directed by Cynthia Hutton, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. Look for the first movement of John Rutter's "Gloria"; Aaron Copland's "The Promise of Living" from his opera "The Tender Land"; Tchaikovsky's overture to "Romeo and Juliet"; the finale from Dvorak's Ninth Symphony; Melvin Daniels' "Festique"; and an arrangement of the final movement of Richard Wagner's opera "Tannhauser." Tickets are $10, $5 for students, and can be purchased at craterian.org, at the box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., or by calling 541-779-3000. Tickets also are available at Artistic Piano in Medford and Paddington Station in Ashland. See ysso.org or call 541-858-8859 for information.
Sunday, Feb. 25
Craig Wright Band: Singer, songwriter and guitarist Craig Wright, singers Savannah True Randall and Laynie McCartney and bassist Jeff Addicott will perform from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, 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.
Rogue Valley Symphonic Band: The community band, under the baton of guest conductor Steve Kessler, will present music by Gustav Holst and arrangements by Robert Longfield, Jay Bocook, Alfred Reed and others at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, in the Music Recital Hall, 405 S. Mountain Ave., on the Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland. Also look for music by Leonard Bernstein, Roger Nixon, Steven Reineke and other composers. Tickets are $12, $10 for seniors, $8 for students, $20 for a family of four, and can be purchased at roguevalleysymphonicband.org or at the door. Call 541-227-3787 for information.
Tony Brussat: Singer and guitarist Tony Brussat will perform what he calls "jazz Americana, the good old good ones" from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. Admission is free. See paschalwinery.com or call 541-535-7957
Monday, Feb. 26
Color Mondays: Adults can express their creativity through coloring 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 visit jcls.org.
Schneider Museum of Art: New art exhibits — Anna Gray and Ryan Paulsen's "Between the Beginning and the Middle"; Betty LaDuke's "Social Justice"; Maria Los Angeles' "Transcending Myths"; and Storm Tharp's "Fierce Last Stand"— will be displayed through March 17 at the Schneider Museum of Art, 555 Indiana St., at Southern Oregon University, in Ashland. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. See email@example.com or call 541-5526245 for information.
Make It Art Monday: Adults are invited to create a variety of crafts from noon to 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Supplies and light refreshments will be provided. Call 541-774-8679 or see jcls.org.
Children's Chess Club: Kids 5 and older are invited to join the club 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.
Book Group: The Friends of the White City Library will host a book group at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26, at the White City library, 3143 Avenue C. The group will be reading "The Rosie Project" by Graeme Simsion. All are welcome to stop by the library to pick up a copy and join the group. Call 541-864-8880 or see jcls.org.