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Make Music Day, live events, outdoor markets and more: June 18

Percussionist Terry Longshore will perform “This Moment in Time” for Make Music Day on Monday, June 21. See listing below. Photo by Parker Stockford
In Focus: Make Music Day

The Oregon Center for the Arts and The Farm at Southern Oregon University partner to participate in global celebration of making music on the longest day of the year for the Make Music Day celebration with “This Moment In Time,” a performance by percussionist Terry Longshore, at noon, Monday, June 21, at the Thalden Pavilion, 155 Walker Ave., Ashland. Make Music Day is a one-day event where free, live musical performances, opportunities to make music and other musical events take place around the world on the longest day of the year. Musical festivities in Ashland are part of a global celebration of music making in more than 1,000 cities inspired by France’s Fête de la Musique. “The world has endured a tragic year. Millions have died from COVID-19, and social, cultural and economic life has been curtailed everywhere,” organizers said. Working with musicians and cultural partners around the world, massive gongs will appear in public spaces on June 21, the summer solstice. At noon local time, a local musician will play the gong for one uninterrupted hour, marking the loss of the past year. Along with being free and open to a live audience, these performances will be livestreamed on the Make Music Day website, makemusicday.org.

In Focus: Juneteenth celebrations

Medford Juneteenth Celebration: Support Black business and celebrate community and freedom during this family-friendly event from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 19, at Pear Blossom Park, 312 E. Fourth St., Medford. Look for food trucks, vendors and info booths from across the valley. There also will be games and activities for all ages. Live music will be performed by the Bishop Mayfield Band, and DJ Blahq Sage will spin jams. Also look for a special West African drum performance. This year’s Juneteenth celebration will be focused on promoting and supporting local Black-owned businesses. For further information, see baseoregon.org.

Oregon Juneteenth Celebration: This free statewide community event produced by PDX Jazz, will be held online at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 19. The event will feature live musical performances by Sarah Clarke, Parisalexa, Cool Nutz & DJ Fatboy, Amenta Abioto, Libretto, Donna Jones & The Delegation, DJ O.G. ONE, and Tamia Mitchell, who will sing the Black National Anthem. There also will be special appearances by Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, Mel Brown, Norman Sylvester, Marlon “The Magician” McClain, Ron Artis II, Clinton Fearon, Kamari Rivers and Mic Crenshaw. The event also will feature guests from the Miss Juneteenth program. Miss Juneteenth Oregon provides education, tools and resources to help youth build resilience, gain confidence and make positive life choices. To join in the celebration livestream, see juneteenthor.com or pdxjazz.com, or see JuneteenthOregon15 on Facebook.

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Juneteenth Celebration: OSF will hold its annual Juneteenth celebration virtually this year because of pandemic restrictions. See a series of videos on TikTok and Instagram running through Saturday, June 19. The videos, curated by William Thomas Hodgson, are artistic expressions of Black joy and Black truth — spoken word, dance, song, and more — from artists including Cyndii Johnson, TaiReikca L.A., Rodney Gardiner, Nubia Monks, Taylor Fagins, Lauren Modica, Niani Feelings and Christian Bufford. At 5:30 p.m. Saturday, June 19, OSF will offer a livestream of performances and presentations on its Facebook and YouTube pages. Look for performances by Tatiana Wechsler, Cedric Lamar, Daniella Cobb and Patience Sings. Actors E. Faye Butler and Felton Offard will perform a song from “Fannie: The Music and Life of Fannie Lou Hamer,” which begins at OSF on July 1 in the Allen Elizabethan Theatre outdoors. Presentations will be given by Tyrone Wilson, Christiana Clark, Jaz Hall, Nataki Garrett, Kevin Kenerly, Kamilah Long, and Hodgson. The event will raise funds for SOBLACC and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. For more information or to participate, see osfashland.org, or find the Oregon Shakespeare Festival on Facebook,

YouTube, Instagram or TikTok.

Editor’s note: Because of changing COVID-19 restrictions in Jackson County, please call businesses or check their websites to confirm all listed events. All Jackson County library branches are open, and in-branch browsing will be available with certain restrictions. COVID-19 vaccine registration assistance is available at each branch. Limited computer sessions will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Friday, June 18

Daniel Meyer Pool: The outdoor pool at 1705 Homes Ave. in Ashland is open for lap and recreational swimming. The Daniel Meyer Memorial Pool will follow all guidance from the Oregon Health Authority to keep everyone safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. For information on swim schedules and lessons, see ashland.or.us/swim.

Kid’s Bee Presentation: Kids 8 and older can learn all about bees with the Southern Oregon Bee Association, which will present “Bee a Leader — How Bees Live and Work Together,” at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 18, at the Rogue River library, 412 E. Main St. Learn how thousands of bees live and work together in harmony, watch live honeybees at work in an observation hive, and discover ways you can lead a bee-, plant- and human-healthy future. For further details or to register, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-582-1714.

The Rogue Valley Bike Swap: The annual Ashland event will take a different form this year. Ashland Parks and Recreation will team up with the Rogue Valley Transportation District to collect donated bikes to be distributed to local organizations with the aim of getting bikes in the hands of those affected by the Almeda fire, veterans and low-income people. To donate a bike, drop by the parking lot of The Grove, 1195 E. Main St., Ashland, from 1 to 4 p.m., Friday, June 18, and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 19. Bikes should be in working order; those in need of minor repairs are welcome. For further information or to volunteer, email at Sulaiman.shelton@ashland.or.us or call 541-552-2264.

Slopes & Trails: Slopes & Trails will host a free meet-and-greet at 5 p.m. Friday, June 18, at Dunbar Farms/Rocky Knoll Tasting Room,2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford. The nonprofit organization provides social and recreational activities. See slopes.org.

Marshall Stack: Singer and guitarist Marshall Stack will perform American folk songs at 5 p.m. Friday, June 18, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.

Jared Gutridge: Acoustic guitarist Jared Gutridge (of rock band Blender) will perform a blend of indie rock and pop originals and covers at 5 p.m. Friday, June 18, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541-499-0449 .

Seth Brown: Guitarist and singer-songwriter Seth Brown will perform blend of original acoustic pop, blues, folk, rock, and gospel, along with a few covers mixed in at 5:30 p.m. Friday, June 18, at Dunbar Farms Rocky Knoll Winery, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Food will be available to purchase from Word On The Streets food truck. Admission is free. See dunbarfarms.com or call 541-414-3363.

Stardust: Singer Vickie Lawton-Diez, guitarist Tim Church, bassist Jeff Addicot, and special guest Alan Adler on saxophone, will play a variety of jazz, blues, and Latin songs at 5:30 p.m. Friday, June 18, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See www.bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Sights & Sounds in the Valley: The Southern Oregon Lions Sight and Hearing Center will team up with Walkabout Brewing Co. for an outdoor evening of music, food, raffles and more from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 18, at Walkabout Brewing Co., 921 Mason Way, Medford. Live blues and soul music will be performed by Brian James & The Revival. Also look for a silent auction and grab bags. Free admission with beverage purchase per person. A portion of beer and wine sales will benefit the vision and hearing programs of the Southern Oregon Lions Sight and Hearing Center. For more information, call 541-779-4653 or see southernoregonlionssightandhearingcenter.org.

Pacifica: Vocalist Alissa Weaver, guitarist and vocalist Jack Fischer, and drummer Michael Whipple will perform at 5:30 p.m. Friday, June 18, at Hummingbird Estate Winery, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See hummingbirdestate.com or call 541-930-2650.

Gypsy Rogue: Guitarists Dan Fellman and Marc Camilo along with multi-instrumentalist Bob Rawlings will perform a variety of jazz styles at 5:30 p.m. Friday, June 18, Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Blue Lightning: This high-energy dance band — Sue Lundquist on keys and guitar, Rhonda Loftis on drums, Trish Cook, Dianne Strong-Summerhays on vocals, Crystal Reeves on electric violin, Brent Norton on lead guitar and Cedrick Buckingham on bass — will perform at 6 p.m. Friday, June 18, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.

John Dabaco: Jazz pianist John Dabaco will perform standards and classics at 6 p.m. every Friday and Saturday, at the Hearsay Restaurant, Lounge and Garden, 40 S. First St., Ashland. See hearsayashland.com or call 541-625-0505.

John Craigie: Portland singer, songwriter and recording artist John Craigie will perform Americana, folk and original tunes at 7 p.m. Friday, June 18 , at Fry Family Farm, 2184 Ross Lane, Medford. Tickets are $25, children 12 and younger get in free. Tickets can be purchased online at johncraigiemusic.com. Doors open at 6 p.m. The Saturday and Sunday shows are sold out. For more information, see ashlandfolkcollective.com.

Flat Patty: The band will play hard rock covers at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 18, at Grape Street Bar & Grill, 31 S. Grape St., Medford. See grapestreetbarandgrill.com or call 541-500-8881.

Elk Witch: Hear heavy rock when Northern California band Elk Witch plays at 8 p.m. Friday, June 18, at Johnny B’s, 120 E. 6th St., Medford. See jbsmedford.com or call 458-226-2722.

The Music Of Frank Ellis & The Elephant: The bands will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, June 18, at The Black Sheep Pub & Restaurant, 51 N. Main St., Ashland. See theblacksheep.com, The Black Sheep on Facebook or call 541-482-6414.

Saturday, June 19

Low-cost pet vaccines: Make an appointment for your pet to get vaccinated and licensed at the Jackson County Animal Shelter, 5595 S. Pacific Highway, Phoenix, on Saturday, June 19. This drive-thru, appointment-only clinic is open to dogs and cats, as well as puppies and kittens. Vaccinations available for dogs are rabies and distemper/parvo booster. Vaccinations available for cats are rabies and distemper/rhino/calici booster. No nail trimming done. Pet owners must call the shelter by Friday, May 18, to schedule. All dogs six months of age and older are required by law to be vaccinated for rabies and licensed. Distemper/parvo vaccinations are $15 each; rabies vaccinations are $10 each. License fees vary based on the dog’s neuter/spay status, and discounts are available for veterans and seniors. This is a cash-only clinic, with the exception of license fees, and all pets must be in good health. Pets that are on antibiotics, in heat or on cortisone products cannot be vaccinated. Masks are required during the appointment. Call 541-774-6654.

Auto Europa Ashland Car Club: People interested in European classic and exotic cars can meet from 8 to 10 a.m. the third Saturday of every month at Water Street Café, 10 Water St., Ashland. The club often goes on cruises to various locations throughout the valley. For further details, see AutoEuropaAshland.com.

Ashland Saturday Market: Fresh and organic seasonal produce, bakery items, artisan food, plants and other goods are available from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 30, along Oak Street in downtown Ashland. Social distancing and safety measures are in place. See rvgrowersmarket.com.

Grants Pass Growers Market: Find local seasonal produce, baked goods, beverages and more from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays in downtown Grants Pass, at Fourth and F streets. Masks are required while in the market. See growersmarket.org.

Medford Cars & Coffee: Car enthusiasts can meet from 9 to 10:30 a.m. every Saturday at 2780 E. Barnett Road, Medford, near Starbucks and Mountain Mike’s Pizza. The group will not hold meetings in the event of rain or snowy weather. Find Medford Cars and Coffee on Facebook for further information.

Art Beyond: Watch local artists at work as they paint the natural surroundings of Lithia Park in Ashland from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 19. The public is encouraged to engage with artists who will talk about their work and process. Also look for the accompanying art show at ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum, 1500 E. Main St., Ashland, on exhibit June 21-Sept. 16. Art will be available for purchase, with 50 percent of sales prices going to the artist and 50 percent to the museum. This event is part of Art Beyond, a new initiative from Southern Oregon University’s Schneider Museum of Art to promote the visual arts in outdoor spaces, focusing on sculptural and installation-based artworks. Taking place in and around Ashland, it is the first exhibition of its kind for the region. Locations include Lithia Park, Mt. Ashland, ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum, Vesper Meadow and Willow-Witt Ranch. Art Beyond runs through July 18. For further information, see sma.sou.edu or call 541-552-6245.

Lithia Artisans Market: More than 40 artisans display and sell handcrafted items from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through December along Calle Guanajuato, the pedestrian walkway behind the downtown plaza that runs next to Ashland Creek in Ashland. Safety measures will be in effect, masks are required, and social distancing will be enforced. Call 541-301-9811 or see lithiaartisansmarket.com

ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum: A variety of interactive science exhibits are available at the museum, located at 1500 E. Main St., Ashland. The interactive museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Many exhibits will be modified to reduce touch surfaces — fewer hands-on activities — and increase physical distancing. Exhibits that will be temporarily closed include Bubble-ology, the Jam Room, Dark Science and Pacific Crest Cove. Masks will be required for visitors ages 5 and up, and recommended for children ages 2 through 4. Staff and volunteers will be masked. Admission is $12.50, $10.50 for ages 2 through 12 and 65 and older, and free for kids under age 2.To purchase tickets or for more information, see scienceworksmuseum.org or call 541-482-6767.

Walk through History: Take a walk though Jacksonville’s history during a one-hour guided tour at 10 a.m. every Saturday through Sept. 4. The tour leaves from Jacksonville’s Courthouse Square, in front of City Hall, 206 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville. Visit government and commercial buildings, fraternal lodges and homes. Learn how gambling money built a church; how the Civil War ended a successful mercantile partnership; how fire reshaped the town and a railroad both destroyed and preserved it, and more. Admission is free, reservations required. Call 541-245-3650 or email info@historicjacksonville.org.

Medford Juneteenth Celebration: Support Black business and celebrate community and freedom during this family-friendly event from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 19, at Pear Blossom Park, 312 E. Fourth St., Medford. Look for food trucks, vendors and info booths from across the valley. There also will be games and activities for all ages. Live music will be performed by the Bishop Mayfield Band, and DJ Blahq Sage will spin jams. Also look for a special West African drum performance. This year’s Juneteenth celebration will be focused on promoting and supporting local Black-owned businesses. For further information, see baseoregon.org.

Oregon Juneteenth Celebration: This free statewide community event produced by PDX Jazz, will be held online at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 19. The event will feature live musical performances by Sarah Clarke, Parisalexa, Cool Nutz & DJ Fatboy, Amenta Abioto, Libretto, Donna Jones & The Delegation, DJ O.G. ONE, and Tamia Mitchell, who will sing the Black National Anthem. There also will be special appearances by Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, Mel Brown, Norman Sylvester, Marlon “The Magician” McClain, Ron Artis II, Clinton Fearon, Kamari Rivers and Mic Crenshaw. The event also will feature guests from the Miss Juneteenth program. Miss Juneteenth Oregon provides education, tools and resources to help youth build resilience, gain confidence and make positive life choices. To join in the celebration livestream, see juneteenthor.com or pdxjazz.com, or see JuneteenthOregon15 on Facebook.

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Juneteenth Celebration: OSF will hold its annual Juneteenth celebration virtually this year because of pandemic restrictions. See a series of videos on TikTok and Instagram running through Saturday, June 19. The videos, curated by William Thomas Hodgson, are artistic expressions of Black joy and Black truth — spoken word, dance, song, and more — from artists including Cyndii Johnson, TaiReikca L.A., Rodney Gardiner, Nubia Monks, Taylor Fagins, Lauren Modica, Niani Feelings and Christian Bufford. At 5:30 p.m. Saturday, June 19, OSF will offer a livestream of performances and presentations on its Facebook and YouTube pages. Look for performances by Tatiana Wechsler, Cedric Lamar, Daniella Cobb and Patience Sings. Actors E. Faye Butler and Felton Offard will perform a song from “Fannie: The Music and Life of Fannie Lou Hamer,” which begins at OSF on July 1 in the Allen Elizabethan Theatre outdoors. Presentations will be given by Tyrone Wilson, Christiana Clark, Jaz Hall, Nataki Garrett, Kevin Kenerly, Kamilah Long, and Hodgson. The event will raise funds for SOBLACC and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. For more information or to participate, see osfashland.org, or find Oregon Shakespeare Festival on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram or TikTok.

David Cahalan: Singer, songwriter and guitarist David Cahalan will perform at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 19, at Augustino Estate at The Big Red Barn, 16995 N. Applegate Road, Grants Pass. See augustinoestate.com or call 541-846-1881.

J Brothers: Brothers Mark and Scott Johnson will perform a mix of classic rock and pop at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 19, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541-499-0449 .

Mark Charles Hill: Guitarist and singer Mark Charles Hill will play a mix of light rock, country and pop at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 19, at Stone River Winery and Vineyard, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent. Call 541-631-9583.

Danielle Kelly Soul Project: Singer Danielle Kelly, guitarist Paul Turnipseed, drummer Nick Kirby, bassist Richard Meyer and Gordon Greenley on sax will perform soul and oldies from Motown at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 19, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. There is a $10 cover charge. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.

Tobago Breeze: Led by drummer Dave Bolen, along with bassist Donnie Yance, percussionist Reed Bentley, guitarist Al Dinardi, and keyboardist Joel Clifft, Tobago Breeze will a mix of steel drum jazz, R&B, funk, Calypso, Latin and reggae at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 19, Dunbar Farms Rocky Knoll Winery, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Food will be available to purchase from Haas Caribbean Craft Kitchen food truck. Admission is $15. See dunbarfarms.com or call 541-414-3363.

Janus Jazz Quintet: Pianist Thor Polson, bassist Dave Miller, percussionist Theresa McCoy, Adam Harris on saxophone and Peter Anastos on trumpet, will perform an all-ages concert of new, progressive originals, as well as seldom heard masterpieces written by well-known jazz composers, at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 19, at La Baguette Music Café, 340 A St., Ashland. Admission is $25; reservations required. For further information or to reserve tickets, see labaguettemusiccafe.com or call 541-482-0855.

Flat Patty: The band will play hard rock covers at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 19, at Grape Street Bar & Grill, 31 S. Grape St., Medford. See grapestreetbarandgrill.com or call 541-500-8881.

Disymbolic, Phenom & Dead Leslie: Metal bands Disymbolic, Phenom & Dead Leslie will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 19, at Johnny B’s, 120 E. 6th St., Medford. See jbsmedford.com or call 458-226-2722.

Sunday, June 20

Brothers Reed: Aaron Reed and Philip Reed will perform original acoustic pop, blues, roots and folk at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 20, at Hummingbird Estate Winery, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point. Tickets are $7. This concert is part of Hummingbird Estate’s part of Copper Door Concert Series. For tickets and further details, see hummingbirdestate.com or call 541-930-2650.

Wildheart Music, featuring Carla Bauer: Hear Wildheart Music, featuring guitarist and singer Carla Bauer, at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 20, at Walkabout Brewing Co., 921 Mason Way, Medford. See walkaboutbrewing.com or call 541-734-4677.

Seth Hansson: Singer, songwriter and guitarist Seth Hansson will perform a mix of acoustic alternative, rock, and folk at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 20, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.

Piano Trio Concert: Pianist Chiharu Sai, violinist Michael Eby and cellist Michal Palzewicz will perform a program of chamber music at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 20, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. The program will include piano trios by W. A. Mozart and C. Debussy, as well as short compositions by Rubinstein, Elgar, Dvorak and Shostakovich. Admission is a suggested donation of $25; reservations required. For reservations, email at GPWreservations@gmail.com. See grizzlypeakwinery.com or call 541-482-5700.

Shelly & Joshua Jones: The duo Shelly and Joshua Jones will perform at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 20, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541-499-0449 .

Monday, June 21

Kids’ StoryWalk: Central Point Library and Central Point Parks and Recreation will team up to hold a bilingual StoryWalk for families beginning Monday, June 21, through Monday, June 28. Stroll through Bohnart Park, located along Buck Point Street, Central Point, while reading pages of the book “Wild Symphony / La Sinfonía de los Animales” by Dan Brown, and use your smart phone to scan the QR codes to listen to the symphony that accompanies the story. For further details, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-664-3228.

Take & Make: Kids and their families can stop by any JCLS branch to pick up a take-and-make craft kit during select dates. Each branch offers a unique craft and all need supplies are included in the kit. For details, see jcls.org or call the library branch in your area.

Leadership in Literature: Pre-teens and teens, ages 12 to 18 years, can learn about swords and their symbolism in literature, at 1 p.m. Monday, June 21, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. From Arthur’s mythical blade Excalibur to Luke’s inherited lightsaber, swords are as much symbols in literature as they are tools for the characters. A brief fight choreography lesson will follow the discussion. For further details or to register, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-8679.

Kids Fire Safety: Children and teens can learn about fire safety with Ashland Fire & Rescue, Monday, June 21, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Young children will get to climb inside a fire engine, hold a fire hose and see firefighters put on all their gear from 2 to 3 p.m. Teens will practice using a fire extinguisher, learn how to prevent fires and the best ways to put fires out and get tips for packing a go-bag from 3 to 4 p.m. For further details or to register, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call541-774-6980.

Tuesday, June 22

Ashland Rogue Valley Growers & Crafters Market: Seasonal fruits and vegetables, crafts, specialty foods, drinks and more are available from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Nov. 23, at the National Guard Armory, 1420 E. Main St., Ashland. Masks are required. Social distancing and safety measures are in place. See rvgrowersmarket.com.

Summer Reading Kick-off: Visit the children’s, teen and adult departments at any of the Jackson County Library Systems branches to sign up for their Summer Reading program and collect a goody bag while supplies last, during regular library hours, Tuesday and Wednesday, June 22-23. For further details, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call541-774-8679.

Safari Animal Presentation: Bugs-R-Us will offer a free hands-on presentation for kids, “Safari Animals and Quicksand Dig,” at noon Tuesday, June 22, at the Butte Falls library, 626 Fir Ave. Learn about well-known animals from Africa and Asia; touch sample furs, pelts and feathers; then play a game to save an animal stuck in quicksand — whomever you save, you get to keep. For further details or to register, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-865-3511.

Social Benefit Dance Club: Dance to music performed by Darren Kuykendall at 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, 3377 Table Rock Road, Medford. You do not need a partner to participate. Admission is $5, $6. Call 541-727-7070.

Retirement Planning Presentation: Linda Clarkson, Melissa Mlasko and Chris Donica of Futurity First Insurance Group will give a free presentation, “Taxes in Retirement,” at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 22, at the Santos Center, 701 N. Columbus Ave., Medford. Admission is free. To register, call 541-973-2100.

Wednesday, June 23

Jeff Kloetzel: Singer, songwriter and guitar player Jeff Kloetzel will play an acoustic mix of pop, folk and soul, along with original songs at 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 23, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Admission is free. Call 541-245-1133 or see dancin.com.

Delilah and Friends: Singer Delilah Beaucoup will perform a mix of French gypsy jazz, blues and jazz standards with guest musicians at 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 23, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.

Dark Eyes Duet: Guitarist Dayton Mason and singer Greta Gardiner will perform Django Reinhardt gypsy jazz standard tunes at 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 23, Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Thursday, June 24

Medford Growers Market: Fresh and organic seasonal produce, crafts and food carts are available from local farms and vendors from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursdays through Nov. 18, in Hawthorne Park, corner of East Jackson and Hawthorne streets, Medford. Masks are required. Social distancing and safety measures are in place. See rvgrowersmarket.com.

Ashland Independent Film Festival: The 20th annual Ashland Independent Film Festival will present the second half of its hybrid “double feature” festival with a full selection of musical and cinematic events scheduled live and outdoors, which include outdoor screenings, live music, art exhibits, performances and more, running Thursday through Monday, June 24-28, at venues in Ashland and Medford. See story, page 5. For complete festival information and a full schedule of events, see ashlandfilm.org or call 541-488-3823.

Kid’s Bee Presentation: Kids 8 and older can learn all about bees with the Southern Oregon Bee Association, which will present “Bee a Leader— How Bees Live and Work Together,” at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 24, at the Butte Falls library, 626 Fir Ave. Learn how thousands of bees live and work together in harmony, watch live honeybees at work in an observation hive, and discover ways you can lead a bee-, plant- and human-healthy future. For further details or to register, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-865-3511.

Thursdays at the Farm: Historic Hanley Farm will host open house from 4 to 8 p.m. every Thursday during the month of June at 1053 Hanley Road, Central Point. The farm will be open for picnics; self-guided Hanley and Shakespeare Garden tours; a farmers market; Family Nurturing Center demonstrations; as well as COVID-free “hybrid” Hanley House tours. The outside portion of each tour will be in-person, with a video of the inside tour. On Thursday, June 24, the Hanley Farm Players, led by actor Steve Corelis, will perform “Stories of Native Americans, the Oregon Trail, and Others,” at 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Admission to the farm is free; Hanley House tours are $5, $3 for kids ages 12 and younger. See sohs.org.

Jen Ambrose: Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Jen Ambrose will play a mix of original blues, soul and folk at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 24, Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Comedy Improv Sessions: Mighty Medford Improvers host free improvisational comedy practice from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursdays at Bear Creek Park, located at the corner of Siskiyou Boulevard and Highland Drive, Medford. The sessions are led by Thomas Hartmann, who trained with Second City Chicago. All levels of experience are welcome. CDC and OHA recommendations will be followed. Bringing a chair is recommended. Email forinfoman44@gmail.com.

Friday, June 25

Ballet Folklórico Ritmo Alegre: The dance troupe Ballet Folklórico Ritmo Alegre will present a live dance performance while teaching about Mexico through its dances and traditions during its 2021 Gala, from 10 a.m. to noon, Friday, June 25, at Twin Creeks Park, 555 Twin Creeks Crossing Loop, Central Point. A local Norteño band also will perform, and you will have the chance to learn some moves from the folk dancers. For further details, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-664-3228.

Storytime for Adults: Learn simple things you can do to support your child’s brain development, language acquisition and early literacy skills during this interactive session at 10 a.m. Friday, June 25, at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Participants will receive a take-home bag with some simple Storytime tools to get started at home. Limited childcare will be available. Pre-registration required. For further details or to register, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-535-4163.

Pride Flag Craft: Celebrate Gilbert Baker and learn how he created the original Pride Flag, then dye a Pride flag using natural materials from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, June 25, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. For further details or to register, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-8679.

Stack & Powell: Singers and guitarists Marshall Stack and Nick Garrett Powell will perform American folk songs at 5 p.m. Friday, June 25, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541-499-0449 .

Jeff Kloetzel: Singer, songwriter and guitar player Jeff Kloetzel will play an acoustic mix of pop, folk and soul, along with original songs at 5 p.m. Friday, June 25, at Dunbar Farms Rocky Knoll Winery, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Admission is free. See dunbarfarms.com or call 541-414-3363

Rogue Suspects Lite: Singer Shae Celine and/or Jennifer Davis, guitar player Dirk Price and bassist Greg Frederick will perform at 5:30 p.m. Friday, June 25, Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Talent Evening Market: Fresh organic produce, crafts, prepared foods and more are available from local farms and vendors from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. the fourth Friday of each month through Aug. 27, in Old Town Park, across from City Hall at the corner of Main and John streets, Talent. Social distancing and safety measures are in place. See talentartisansandgrowers.com.

Jared Gutridge: Acoustic guitarist Jared Gutridge (of rock band Blender) will perform a blend of indie rock and pop originals and covers at 5:30 p.m. Friday, June 25, at Hummingbird Estate Winery, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See hummingbirdestate.com or call 541-930-2650.

Gunstock Red: Singer and guitarist Jon Martin, guitarist Ben Jennings, bassist Joe Dalva, and drummer Troy Brummett will play a mix of Southern rock, country and blues at 6 p.m. Friday, June 25, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.

Salsa Brava!: The ensemble — Christina Marsilia on vocals and flute, John Mazzei on keys, Jeff Addicot on bass, Mike Fitch and Theresa McCoy on percussion, Gordon Greenley on saxophone and Joe Fascilla on trumpet — will perform salsa, Latin, merengue, cumbia, bachata and cha cha music from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 25, at Edenvale Winery, 2310 Voorhies Road, Medford. A dance lesson begins at 6:30 p.m. Wine, food and beverages will be available for purchase. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20, available online through eventbrite.com, and all ages are welcome. This is a limited capacity event to adhere to social distancing guidelines. See edenvalleyorchards.com or call 541-512-2955, ext. 2.

Brian James: Brian James will play blues and soul at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 25, at Grape Street Bar & Grill, 31 S. Grape St., Medford. See grapestreetbarandgrill.com or call 541-500-8881.

Saturday, June 26

Rogue River Car Show: In place of the annual Rogue River Rooster Crow celebration, which has been canceled because of the pandemic, a car show will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 26, at the intersection of E. Main and Pine streets in Rogue River. Participants wanting to show off their ride need to preregister, by email at cweir@cityofrogueriver.org or by calling 541-582-4401 for more information and to receive a registration form. The application deadline is Monday, June 21. Registrants will check in between 7 and 9 a.m. the day of the event. The event is free and open to everyone. Organizers were still working out details on potential vendors, but entertainment, including music, and a raffle will be offered.

Southern Oregon Songwriters Association: Local songwriters will perform a free concert of original works outdoors in front of the Jacksonville library, 340 W. C St., from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 26. For further details, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-899-1665.

Mike Brons: Grants Pass guitarist and singer Mike Brons will perform at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 26, at Augustino Estate at The Big Red Barn, 16995 N. Applegate Road, Grants Pass. See augustinoestate.com or call 541-846-1881.

Jeff Kloetzel: Singer, songwriter and guitar player Jeff Kloetzel will play an acoustic mix of pop, folk and soul, along with original songs at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 26, at Naumes Suncrest Winery, 1950 Suncrest Road, Talent. See naumesfamilyvineyards.com or call 541-608-1755.

Singer-Songwriter Showcase: Jen Ambrose and Rick Millward will perform original songs, accompany each other and create an up-close-and-personal experience of how songwriters create music, from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 26, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3283 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Admission is free. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.

Verna and Robbie: Vocalist Verna Dodge, along with guitarist and vocalist Robbie DaCosta, will perform a mix of blues, oldies, rockabilly, country and jazz at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 26, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541-499-0449 .

Cool Cat Funk: The band Cool Cat Funk will perform psychedelic rock and funk at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 26, at Wild Wines Winery, 4550 Little Applegate Road, Jacksonville. See enjoywildwines.com or call 541-899-1565.

Watson House: Indie rock band Watson House — Daniel Nickels and Dave Collie — will perform covers of modern and classics songs at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 26, at Stone River Winery and Vineyard, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent. Call 541-631-9583.

The Roadsters: Guitarists James Fletcher and Joe Carnes, bassist Billy Boy Santos, percussionists Annette Marie Fortino and Jerry Horton, and keyboardist Elena Shpatenko-Fletcher will play a mix of country, oldies, classic rock and pop at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 26, at Grape Street Bar & Grill, 31 S. Grape St., Medford. See grapestreetbarandgrill.com or call 541-500-8881.

Metal Mixtape: The Metal Mixtape presents a night of metal — Insanity’s Reign, Phake and Bald Eagle Shirt — at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 26, at Johnny B’s, 120 E. 6th St., Medford. There is a $5 cover. See jbsmedford.com or call 458-226-2722.

Jesse Jayne & The Lit Dice: The band will perform eclectic blues, country and rock music about whiskey and murder at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 26, at The Black Sheep Pub & Restaurant, 51 N. Main St., Ashland. See theblacksheep.com, The Black Sheep on Facebook or call 541-482-6414.

Sunday, June 27

Rogue Blues Society: The Ben Rice Trio will headline the Rogue Blues Society’s outdoor jam from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 27, at Touvelle Lodge, 9367 Table Rock Road, Central Point. Social distancing rules must be followed and maintained on stage, including that vocalists provide their own microphones; visitors are expected to wear masks; audience must maintain 6 feet distance from band members; dancing, while encouraged, will only be allowed between household partners or with social distancing. See Rogue Blues Society on Facebook or call the lodge at 541-826-4855 for more information.

Marshall Stack and Friends: Singer and guitarist Marshall Stack joined by others will perform American Folk tunes at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 27, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.

Jeff Kloetzel: Singer, songwriter and guitar player Jeff Kloetzel will play an acoustic mix of pop, folk and soul, along with original songs at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 27, at Pebblestone Cellars, 1670 Pioneer Road, Phoenix. See pebblestonecellars.com or call 541-512-1704.

Sonido Alegre: The band — guitarist Charles Guy, violinist Linda Powers, bassist John Galloway and percussionist Theresa McCoy — will perform original music and select covers with Spanish flavors and flamenco flair at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 27, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541-499-0449 .

Dan Fellman and Grant Ruiz: Classical and flamenco guitarist Grant Ruiz and jazz guitarist Dan Fellman will join forces to perform at 5 p.m. Sunday, June 27, Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.