5 picks for things to do
‘A Man of No Importance’
In 1964 Dublin, a closeted bus driver persists in staging Oscar Wilde’s “Salome” at his church, where he meets strenuous objections from church authorities, in this musical filled with beautiful Celtic melodies. Valerie Rachelle directs. Shows are set for 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, May 10-12 and May 17-19, and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 19-20, in the Main Stage Theatre in the Theatre Building at Southern Oregon University. Tickets are $21, $18 for seniors, $6 for students, and can be purchased at oca.sou.edu/box-office or by calling 541-552-6348.
Antique cars, steam engines, trolley rides, art, quilts, Dutch oven cooking demonstrations, food vendors and live music will be at the 11th annual Vintage Fair set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 12, in downtown Eagle Point. The Oregon Old Time Fiddlers will perform from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside the Butte Creek Mill, 402 N. Royal Ave. William Lawson will play from 11 a.m. to noon at the Eagle Point Grange, 5 S. Shasta Ave., and Mostly Country will perform from 2 to 3 p.m. Vendors will be inside the grange from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free.
Meadowlark Comic Con
This pop culture and comic convention will feature celebrities from different genres of entertainment from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at Ramada Medford Hotel and Convention Center, 2250 Biddle Road, Medford. Sketches and commissions from comic book artists Chris Marrinan, Matt Haley and Blacky Shepherd will be available. Look for exhibits, video games, panel discussions, and a cosplay contest. Admission is $10, $5 for ages 5 through 12.
Singer, songwriter and guitarist Nick Garrett-Powell will perform at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.
Fiddler, step-dancer and singer April Verch will perform her feisty approach to North American traditions at 7 p.m. Monday, May 14, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. Admission is $20. See grizzlypeakwinery.com or call 541-482-5700.