Live Rogue Valley music, outdoor markets and more: Aug. 20
Nine Rogue Valley women writers — Anne Batzer, Janet Boggia, Ellen Craine, Asifa Kanji, Lois Langlois, Ginger Rilling, Dolores Roberts, Sarah Seybold and Lois Schlegel — will hold a release party for their new book, “Fire Fear Hope,” from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 21, in upper Lithia Park in Ashland, near the intersection of Winburn Way and Granite Street. Writers will read excerpts from the collection and be available for discussion and book signing. The book is a compilation of prose, poetry and photographs chronicling the Almeda and Obenchain fires (and other fires throughout Oregon and time) from different perspectives and proximity to the devastation. Books will be available for purchase at the event ($12 or $15 for the color version). All proceeds go to the United Way of Jackson County fund to assist fire survivors.
Soundwalk: Britt Festival Orchestra will present “Ellen Reid Soundwalk,” a free interactive musical experience in and around Jacksonville, through Oct. 15. Performed in part by members of the BFO, “Soundwalk” is a GPS-enabled public art work that uses music to illuminate the natural environment. This installment is tailor-made for Jacksonville, created to encourage calm reflection and introspection. To participate, download the free Ellen Reid Soundwalk app (ellenreidsoundwalk.com/download) to your smartphone, then install “The Britt Festival Orchestra Soundwalk,” put on headphones, press play, and explore parts of Jacksonville on foot or by car to discover diverse musical elements in various locations around the town and surrounding trail systems. In addition to classical, music styles in “Soundwalk” include electronic, jazz and pop. Every person’s experience will be different as they choose their own path based on a map built into the app. For more information, see brittfest.org.
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.
Native American cultural presentation: The Jacksonville Community Center will host Tom Smith, respected Native American elder, cultural interpreter, storyteller and traditional craft artisan, and Hannah Stafford, program manager for the American Indian/Alaskan Native Program and mental health counselor for veterans at the local Veteran’s Affairs office and current Eagle Staff holder, who will present “The Eagle Staff and Ceremonial Traditions in Native Communities” from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20, in the Great Room at the Jacksonville Community Center, 160 E. Main St., Jacksonville. The Eagle Staff has a long history in native communities, signifying the spirit and pride of the people. Each of the elements of the staff have important meaning. The eagle feathers that make up the flag portion of the staff represent an eagle’s wing, which protects war veterans. The staff represents memories of veterans here and gone. Learn how the Eagle Staff and the sweat lodge are currently used in the healing process for veterans and juveniles. Admission is $5; registration is required. Register by 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 15, to participate. For further information and to register, see jacksonvillecommunitycenter.org/eventer. For questions call 541-702-2585.
Dayton Mason: Gypsy jazz singer, songwriter and guitarist Dayton Mason will perform at 4 p.m. Aug. 20, at The McCall House, 153 Oak St, Ashland. Admission is $10. See mccallhouse.com or call 541-482-9296.
Slopes & Trails: Slopes & Trails will host a free meet-and-greet at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20, at Schmidt Family Vineyards, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass. The nonprofit organization provides social and recreational activities. See slopes.org.
David Cahalan: Singer, songwriter and guitarist David Cahalan will perform at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Admission is free. Call 541-245-1133 or see dancin.com.
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 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541499-0449.
Jeff Kloetzel: Singer, songwriter and guitar player Jeff Kloetzel will play an acoustic mix of pop, folk and soul, along with original songs at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Shine Swing Trio: The jazz trio, led by Steve Shine, will perform vintage jazz and classic swing at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20, at Dunbar Farms Rocky Knoll Winery, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Admission is free. See dunbarfarms.com or call 541-414-3363.
Phil King: The singer, songwriter and guitarist will play acoustic Americana-style originals along with a mix of retro cover songs across a wide variety of genres at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20, at Hummingbird Estate Winery, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See hummingbirdestate.com or call 541-930-2650.
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.
X Method: X Method will play metal and rock at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20, at Johnny B’s, 120 E. Sixth St., Medford. See jbsmedford.com for ticket information or call 458-226-2722.
Mercy: The soul and rock band — singer Lynda Day, guitarist Dave Day, drummer Denny Carmassi, keyboard player Gary Nisbet and bassist Demian Norvell — will perform at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.
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 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. Wok Star food truck will have food available for purchase beginning at 5:30 p.m. Children and pets will not be admitted. Admission is $15. See grizzlypeakwinery.com or call 541-482-5700.
Movies in the Park: Find family-friendly movie fun under the stars at Bear Creek Park, located at the corner of Siskiyou Boulevard and Highland Drive, Medford. Movies begin at dusk every Friday evening through the end of August. On Aug. 20, “The Princess Bride” will be shown. Call 541-447-2400 or see playmedford.com.
Highway Bound: The country music trio featuring Erica Flynn on vocals and guitarists Jimi and Alex Detweiler will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20, at Grape Street Bar & Grill, 31 S. Grape St., Medford. See grapestreetbarandgrill.com or call 541-500-8881.
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.
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, Aug. 21. 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, Aug. 20, 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. Call 541-774-6654. 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
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 email@example.com.
Family Concert & Ice Cream Social: The Southern Oregon Historical Society will celebrate its 75th anniversary with a family-friendly concert and ice cream social from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, at the historic Hanley Farm, 1053 Hanley Road, Central Point. Live music will be performed by Bob O’Luney (aka Bob Haworth) Amazing One-Man Band. Ice cream will be served and face painting will also be available. The Ashland Amphibious Fire Engine will be on display, and children are invited to climb on and explore the old truck. Admission is $10 for a family (up to five members). For further information see sohs.org or call 541-773-6536.
Rutendo Marimba: The marimba, drum and vocal group Rutendo Marimba will perform traditional songs from Zimbabwe and Caribbean calypso roots at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. Admission is $10 suggested donation. See grizzlypeakwinery.com or call 541-482-5700.
J Brothers: Brothers Mark and Scott Johnson will perform a mix of classic rock and pop at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, at Augustino Estate at The Big Red Barn, 16995 N. Applegate Road, Grants Pass. See augustinoestate.com or call 541-846-1881.
Jared Gutridge: Acoustic guitarist Jared Gutridge (of rock band Blender) will perform a blend of indie rock and pop originals and covers at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, at Bayer Family Estate Winery, 11663 Agate Road, Eagle Point. See bayerfamilyestate.com or call 541-826-8953.
Little Giantess: Rock ’n’ roll duo The Little Giantess will perform a blend of guitar driven blues rock, sultry jazz and a touch of rockabilly/country in an eclectic mix of covers and originals at 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541499-0449.
Daniel Nickels: Guitarist and singer Daniel Nickels will perform ‘90s rock and indie rock at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, at Stone River Winery and Vineyard, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent. Call 541-631-9583.
Lily Jo’s Revolution: The trio, Lily Jo’s Revolution, will perform acoustic soulful originals along with select covers at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, at The Miners Bazzar, 235 E California St, Jacksonville. See theminersbazaar.com or call 541- 702-2380.
Ambrose & Galfano: The guitarist and composer Jon Galfano along with singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Jen Ambrose, will perform classic rock and pop tunes at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
The Septet: The seven-piece ensemble — trumpeters Joe Balestreri and Peter Anastos, Bob Rawlings on baritone sax, Chris Pearson on tenor sax, pianist John Mazzei, bassist Dave Miller, and drummer Abel Olstad — will play arrangements of classic jazz standards and original compositions by Anastos, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, at La Baguette Music Café, 340 A St., Ashland. Tickets are $30, and the concert will be performed outdoors. Tickets can be purchased online at angelakoregelos.com, by calling La Baguette at 541-482-0855, or at the door.
OWR: Guitarists Skyler Squiglio and Matty Manson, bassist Larry Coble and drummer Collin Braley, will play progressive jams with a psychedelic groove at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, at the Talent Club, 114 Talent Ave., Talent. Tickets are $10. See Talentclublive.com for ticket info or call 541-535-2721.
Dead AF: The Grateful Dead cover band will play at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug, 21, at The Black Sheep Pub & Restaurant, 51 N. Main St., Ashland. See theblacksheep.com, The Black Sheep on Facebook or call 541-482-6414.
Jacksonville Farmers Market: The market is open from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Sunday through October on the grounds of the Historic Jacksonville Courthouse, 206 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville. You’ll find local produce, fresh baked goods, naturally raised beef, local seafood, beverages, treats, prepared foods, arts, crafts and live music. Live music is performed from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Find jville.market on Facebook for updates and further information.
‘Sounds for a Summer Afternoon’: Rogue Valley Composers Sherril Wood, Marilyn Anderson, Melissa Orr, and Cynthia Stauffer will present “Sounds for a Summer Afternoon,” featuring chamber music for flute, clarinet, violin, and piano at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 22, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. Admission is free, donations accepted. See grizzlypeakwinery.com or call 541-482-5700.
Mercy: The soul and rock band — singer Lynda Day, guitarist Dave Day, drummer Denny Carmassi, keyboard player Gary Nisbet and bassist Demian Norvell — will perform at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 22, at Hummingbird Estate Winery, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point. Wine and beer will be available for purchase as well as food from the PNW Toasted Cheese food truck. Tickets are $7, children 12 and under get in free. 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.
Retro Rodney: Guitarist Retro Rodney will perform a mix of classic light rock and pop, country and oldies at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 22, at Walkabout Brewing Co., 921 Mason Way, Medford. See walkaboutbrewing.com or call 541-734-4677.
Phil King: The singer, songwriter and guitarist will play acoustic Americana-style originals along with a mix of retro cover songs across a wide variety of genres at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 22, at Del Rio Vineyards, 52 N. River Road, Gold Hill. Admission is $20 per table, or free for lawn seating. Reservations are recommended. See delriovineyards.com or call 541-855-2062.
Robbie DaCosta: Singer and guitarist Robbie DaCosta will perform a mix of pop, oldies and light rock at 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 22, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.
Sonny K: Ukulele player Sonny Kanahele will play a variety of contemporary and island-style ukulele music at 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 22, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541499-0449.
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, Aug. 22, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Bekkah McAlvage / An Evening with Connor Reese: Bekkah McAlvage will play a mix of acoustic folk roots, country, and blues-tinged songs, and singer-songwriter Connor Reese will perform a blend of witty originals and quirky reimaginings of classic tunes at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 22, at The Black Sheep Pub & Restaurant, 51 N. Main St., Ashland. See theblacksheep.com, The Black Sheep on Facebook or call 541-482-6414.
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 library branch offers a unique craft for every age group, from preschoolers to adults, and all need supplies are included in the kit. For details, see jcls.org or call the library branch in your area.
Paul Schmeling Band: The Paul Schmeling Band will perform jazz standards from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays at Martino’s Restaurant and Lounge, 58 E. Main St., Ashland. Email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 541-488-4420.
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.
Medicare presentation: Linda Clarkson and Melissa Mlasko of Futurity First Insurance Group will give a free presentation, “Medicare 101,” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 24, at the Central Point Parks and Recreation, Building A, 405 S. Fourth St., Central Point. Presenters will review Medicare Part A and Part B, as well as Medicare Advantage (Part C) plans and Medicare Supplement health insurance plans. Participants also will learn how Medicare Part D prescription drug plans work and how to get help with the cost of prescription drugs. Presentations are intended for people who are turning 65 and are new to Medicare. To register, call 541-973-2100 or email email@example.com.
Fitz & the Tantrums: Multi-platinum artists Fitz and the Tantrums will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 24, at the Britt Pavilion, 350 S. First St., Jacksonville. The indie pop and neo soul band from Los Angeles recently released its much-anticipated fourth full-length album “All The Feels,” featuring singles “123456” and “I Just Wanna Shine.” Devon Gilfillian will open the show. Tickets are $47 for reserved seating, $39 for lawn seating, and $29 for ages 12 and younger. Gates open at 6 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at brittfest.org, at the box office, 216 W. Main St., Medford, or by calling 800-882-7488.
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 5 p.m. Wednesday to Sunday. 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. Weekday admission is $10, $8 for ages 2 through 12; weekend days 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.
Medford Senior Center Bingo: The Medford Senior Center will host Bingo games for adults at 12:30 p.m. every Wednesday and Friday at the Medford Senior Center, 510 East Main St.; $8 for six cards for 10 games. Must be 18 or older to participate. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. For further details on the games or for a full listing of activities and services available, see medfordseniorcenter.org.
Applegate Evening Market: Shop local directly from area farmers, artisans, and crafters, and hear live music by regional artists from 5 to 8 p.m. every Wednesday through Oct., at Electric Gardens Flower Farm, 8035 Highway 238, Jacksonville. See applegateeveningmarket.com or call 541-761-6502.
Danielle Kelly Jazz Duo: Singer Danielle Kelly and guitarist Paul Turnipseed will perform a mix of jazz styles at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 25, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Admission is free. Call 541-245-1133 or see dancin.com.
Dark Eyes Duet: Guitarist Dayton Mason and singer Greta Gardiner will perform Django Reinhardt gypsy jazz standard tunes at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 25, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Bishop Mayfield: The soul singer and his band, featuring guitarist David Storie, will perform original songs and covers of R&B, funk, and blues-rock at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 25, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.
OSF Wednesday Concert: Singer, songwriter and storyteller Phoenix Sigalove will perform at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 25, on the outdoor Allen Elizabethan Theatre stage at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival campus. Tickets are $15. Masks are required; attendees must also present proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test. For tickets and further information, see osfashland.org or call the OSF box office at 800-219-8161.
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, Aug. 26, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Comedy Improv Sessions: The Rogue Valley Improvers host free improvisational comedy practice from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursdays at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. 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. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alice DiMicele: Singer-songwriter Alice DiMicele will play a mix of Americana, soul and folk-rock at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26, at the Dunn Ranch Center, 4224 Highway 66, Ashland. See dunnranchcenter.org or email at email@example.com.
Medford Cruise: The annual three-day Medford Cruise will once again rev up its engine, although this time with a new date and a simplified roster. The event kicks off with a Poker Chip Fun Run open to all kinds of cars and motorcycles at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 27, at Fichtner-Mainwaring Park, 334 Holmes Ave., Medford, followed by an after-dusk (approximately 9:30 p.m.) drive-in movie featuring the 2006 G rated Pixar film “Cars,” at the park (parking begins at 6:30 p.m.). The Show ’n’ Shine runs at the park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, with prize categories for street rods, sports cars, hot rods, imports and each of the Detroit Three automakers. The main event is the downtown cruise from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 28. This year’s cruise breaks from tradition by opening the event to all cars in the show — not just classic cars, with over 400 cars and trucks joining in. The four-wheeled fun continues with the Familia Unida Multicultural Car Show, featuring live music and low riders from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, again at Fitchtner Mainwaring Park. The multicultural show also will offer dance performances, games and activities. All events are free to attend. To register your vehicle, or for further information and updates, see medfordcruise.org, email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 541-608-8527.
Phil King: The singer, songwriter and guitarist will play acoustic Americana-style originals along with a mix of retro cover songs across a wide variety of genres at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 27, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541499-0449.
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.
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 5:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 27, at Dunbar Farms Rocky Knoll Winery, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Admission is free. See dunbarfarms.com or call 541-414-3363.
Rogue Rage Duo: Harmonica player Harpo DeRoma and guitar and Dobro player Dan Tiller will perform Delta and country-style blues at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 27, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Movies in the Park: Find family-friendly movie fun under the stars at Bear Creek Park, located at the corner of Siskiyou Boulevard and Highland Drive, Medford. Movies begin at dusk every Friday evening through the end of August. On Aug. 27, “Cars” will be shown at Fichter-Mainwaring Park, 334 Holmes Ave., Medford, as part of the Medford Cruise festivities. Call 541-447-2400 or see playmedford.com.
Salsa Brava!: The ensemble — Christina Marsilia on vocals and flute, Brent Olstad on keys, Jeff Addicot on bass, Mike Fitch, Abel Olstad, and Theresa McCoy on percussion, Chris Pearson on saxophone and Joe Fascilla on trumpet — will perform salsa, Latin, merengue, cumbia, bachata and cha cha music from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 27, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. A dance lesson, provided by Saraleno Dance Company, will begin at 7 p.m. Wine, food and beverages will be available for purchase, food trucks will also be on-site. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance, available online through eventbrite.com, $20 at the door, $10 for children ages 7 to 13, and free for kids 6 and younger. Cash only for door admission. See paschalwinery.com or call 541-535-7957.