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Local live music, outdoor markets and more: June 25

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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 25

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.

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.

Ashland Independent Film Festival: The 20th Ashland Independent Film Festival is presenting the second part of its “double feature” festival, which will run through Monday, June 28, and include outdoor screenings, live music, art exhibits, performances and more at three venues — ScienceWorks and the AIFF center in Ashland and Walkabout Brewery in Medford. Wine, beer and food carts also will be available. The closing night on June 28 will celebrate the 20th anniversary of both “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” and AIFF at an outdoor screening, featuring a costume party and live music. Tickets are $12 per screening. Some event tickets already are sold out. As current health regulations change, additional tickets may become available. See ashlandfilm.org for complete festival information, or call 541-488-3823. To purchase tickets, watch free programming and find members-only content, go to watch.eventive.org/aiff2021festival.

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.

Slopes & Trails: Slopes & Trails will host a free meet-and-greet at 5 p.m. Friday, June 25, at Lucky’s, 336 Second Ave., Gold Hill. The nonprofit organization provides social and recreational activities. See slopes.org.

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 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.

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.

J Brothers: Brothers Mark and Scott Johnson will perform a mix of classic rock and pop at 6 p.m. Friday, June 25, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.

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

Kids’ StoryWalk: Central Point Library and Central Point Parks and Recreation will team up to hold a bilingual StoryWalk for families 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.

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.

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.

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. Additional entertainment, including music, and a raffle will be offered. The event is free and open to everyone. For further information, email at cweir@cityofrogueriver.org or call 541-582-4401.

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.

Jim Friend: Guitarist Jim Friend will play a mix of pop, light rock and country at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 26, at Bayer Family Estate Winery, 11663 Agate Road, Eagle Point. See bayerfamilyestate.com or call 541-826-8953.

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.

Adam Gabriel: Singer and songwriter Adam Gabriel will perform acoustic Southern rock and soul music at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 26, at Aurora Vines Winery, 2287 Pioneer Road, Talent. See auroravines.com or call 541-897-0592.

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.

Nick Garrett Powell: Lead singer of the acoustic duo The Fret Drifters, guitarist and singer Nick Garrett Powell will perform at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 26, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.

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.

Stardust Trio: Singer Vickie Lawton-Diez, guitarist Tim Church and bassist Dave Miller and special guest Alan Adler on saxophone, will be playing jazz, Latin, French and American hits at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, June 27, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. Admission is free. See paschalwinery.com or call 541-535-7957.

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.

Monday, June 28

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.

Storytime for Adults: Learn simple things you can do to support your child’s brain development, language acquisition and early literacy skills during this bilingual interactive session at 1:30 p.m. Monday, June 28, at the White City library, 3143 Avenue C. 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 541-864-8880.

Tuesday, June 29

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.

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, “Maximize Your Retirement,” at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 29, at the Santos Center, 701 N. Columbus Ave., Medford. Learn how to make educated decisions on meeting your income needs, planning your legacy and protecting your assets. Admission is free. To register, call 541-973-2100.

Wednesday, June 30

Learn to Lead: Children ages 10 and older can meet with workers from Sanctuary One, an animal-care farm located in the Applegate Valley, at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 30, at the Jacksonville library, 340 W. C St. Learn what a day in the life of a Sanctuary One volunteer is like, and what skills their volunteers learn that can translate into real-world application. You’ll also get the chance to meet the Sanctuary One Goat Ambassadors — Ned, Lucky, and Dusty. For further details, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-899-1665.

David Cahalan: Singer, songwriter and guitarist David Cahalan will perform at 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 30, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Admission is free. Call 541-245-1133 or see dancin.com.

Danielle Kelly Jazz Trio: Singer Danielle Kelly, guitarist Paul Turnipseed and bassist Jeff Addicott will play a mix of jazz styles at 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 30, 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 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 30, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.

Thursday, July 1

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.

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.

****** CANCELLED (due to heat) Cars Under the Stars: Lead vocalist, guitarist and mandolinist for the Fret Drifters Nick Garrett Powell will perform upbeat, acoustic rhythms — from classics to contemporary songs — during a special “Drive-In” concert from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, July 1, at Hanley Farm, 1053 Hanley Road, Central Point. Watch Powell perform on stage, tune your radio to Hanley Farm’s FM radio station for the live feed, and enjoy the concert in the comfort and safety of your car. Admission is $55 per car, and includes two glasses of wine and unlimited popcorn (while supplies last). Food and dessert trucks — The Toasted Cheese Truck and Paradise Thai Ice Cream Truck — will have refreshments available for purchase. Tickets are available online at sohs.org/drive-in-concert or through eventbrite.com. Masks will be required when leaving your assigned car space. Space is limited, and no cars will be permitted at the gate with out a ticket. Gates open at 5:45 p.m. Proceeds from this event help support Southern Oregon Historical Society’s programs and the continued maintenance, preservation and care of Hanley Farm. For further information, call 541-773-6536, ext. 202.

Josh Paul: Guitarist and singer Josh Paul will perform a blend of Americana, rock, country, and blues at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 1, at Grape Street Bar & Grill, 31 S. Grape St., Medford. See grapestreetbarandgrill.com or call 541-500-8881.