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Live music, holiday events around the Rogue Valley: Nov. 26

The Juno Trio, pictured, will perform along with Saxistential and the Quintet of 7 Reeds during Southern Oregon University's Chamber Music Ensembles concert on Nov. 30. See listing below. OCA at SOU photo.
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Editor’s note: Masks are required in all indoor public spaces and at large outdoor gatherings in Oregon. Check with all venues listed in Tempo to confirm events.

Friday, Nov. 26

Rogue World Music Soundwalk: The city of Ashland and the Ashland Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Rogue World Music to create a winter soundwalk. The Soundwalk, a curated audio track featuring music from cultures around the world, will guide listeners through the festive downtown Ashland cityscape along a set path of visual installations from Friday, Nov. 26, to Jan 6. The map for the Winter SoundWalk, with each installation point marked, is available for download/printing, and viewing online. Participation is free. For further information, including the soundwalk map and audio streaming or download instructions, see rogueworldmusic.org/soundwalk.

Spanish Language Group: English speakers with at least an intermediate knowledge of Spanish can at 11 a.m. Fridays at the Medford Senior Center, 510 E. Main St. Look for casual, supportive conversation and interpretation. Native speakers are welcome to help. Full vaccination and masks are required. Call 541-779-1829.

Slopes & Trails: Slopes & Trails will host a free meet-and-greet at 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 26, at Las Palmas,​ 210 E California St., Jacksonville. The nonprofit organization provides social and recreational activities. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. See slopes.org.

Bryan Teal: Singer-songwriter Bryan Teal will perform at 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 26, at Schmidt Family Vineyards, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, Admission is free. See sfvineyards.com or call 541-846-9985.

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, Nov. 26, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Lily Jo’s Revolution: The trio, Lily Jo’s Revolution, will perform plugged in acoustic soulful originals along with select covers at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 26, at Dunbar Farms Rocky Knoll Winery, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Admission is free. See dunbarfarms.com or call 541-414-3363.

Rogue Suspects: Rock, funk and blues band The Rogue Suspects — singer Shae Celine, guitar player Dirk Price, bassist Greg Frederick, drummer David Bolen and keyboard player Don Harriss — will perform at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 26, 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.

Jones: Joshua and Shelley Kristen Jones will perform covers of popular classic rock, R&B, pop, jazz standards, and originals at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 26, at Downtown Market Co., 123 W. Main St., Medford. See downtownmarketco.com or call 541-973-2233.

Saturday, Nov. 27

Project FeederWatch: Volunteers can help experts count birds that visit feeders at North Mountain Park at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, at 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Results will be submitted to Cornell University’s FeederWatch program. Admission is free and pre-registration is not required. For further information, see ashlandparksandrec.org, email at parksinfo@ashland.or.us or call 541-488-5340.

Ice Skating: The Ashland Rotary Centennial Ice Rink, located at 95 Winburn Way, across from the Lithia Park playground in Ashland, will be open for skating every day through Feb. 20, weather permitting. Admission is $5, $4 for ages 6-13, and free for ages 5 and younger. Skate rentals are available for $3. Concessions will be closed, and masks will be required. The annual First Frost event is scheduled for Dec. 18, and will feature live music and figure skating performances. Call 541-552-2258 or see ashland.or.us/icerink for schedule and admission information. All changes in participation requirements, scheduling, skating lessons and programs will be posted to the website.

Grants Pass Growers Market: Find local seasonal produce, baked goods, beverages and more from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at the Josephine County Fairgrounds, 1451 Fairgrounds Road, Grants Pass. 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. Any closures or postponement announcements will be made on the Lithia Artisans Market Facebook page. Call 808-303-2826 or see lithiaartisansmarket.com

NaNoWriMo VIP Lounge: In honor of National November Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), teens and preteens are invited to visit the Teen Department at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. or the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave., which will feature a drop-in VIP writing lounge where you can write (and snack) your way to your writing goal every Saturday in November. For further details, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-6980.

Medford Railroad Park: The park, at 799 Berrydale Ave. on the corners of Table Rock Road and Berrydale Avenue in Medford, will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Nov. 27-28, and Dec. 18-19. Visitors can ride diesel trains and a motor car, see unique model railroad layouts and the Hogwarts Express, send and receive telegrams, tour historical railroad equipment and more. Admission is free, but donations are accepted. All proceeds will benefit Railroad Park’s 2022 maintenance and operations. See ci.medford.or.us.

Jeff Kloetzel: Singer, songwriter and guitar player Jeff Kloetzel will play an acoustic mix of pop, folk and soul, along with original songs at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, at Augustino Estate at The Big Red Barn, 16995 N. Applegate Road, Grants Pass. See augustinoestate.com or call 541-846-1881.

Vanessa Finney Duo: Musicians Vanessa Finney and Mark Hamersly will perform a blend of light rock, pop and jazz at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, at Stone River Winery and Vineyard, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent. Call 541-631-9583.

Jared Gutridge: Acoustic guitarist Jared Gutridge (of rock band Blender) will perform a blend of indie rock and pop originals and covers at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, at Hummingbird Estate Winery, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See hummingbirdestate.com or call 541-930-2650.

Nick Garrett Powell: Guitarist and singer Nick Garrett Powell, lead singer of the acoustic duo The Fret Drifters, will perform at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. $5 cover. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.

Stardust Quartet: Singer Victoria Lawton-Diez, guitarist Tim Church, bassist Dave Miller, and Allan Adler on sax, will play a mix of Latin, American standards, Latin, Spanish, and French songs and pop music at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Sunday, Nov. 28

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. Sunday, Nov. 28, at Naumes Suncrest Winery, 1950 Suncrest Road, Talent. See naumesfamilyvineyards.com or call 541-608-1755.

David Barnes: The Southern Oregon singer and guitarist, David Barnes, will perform at 3 p.m. Sundays, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.

The Gist: Southern Oregon cover band The Gist will perform at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 28, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.

Tim Church: Guitarist Tim Church will play a mix of classical, jazz, Spanish and Brazilian instrumentals at 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 28, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Monday, Nov. 29

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 and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar, 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 artymorlan@gmail.com or call 541-488-4420.

Tuesday, Nov. 30

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.

SOU Chamber Music Ensembles: Southern Oregon University Chamber Music Ensembles will present a “lively” concert featuring the Juno Trio, Saxistential, and the Quintet of 7 Reeds at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, at the Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., on the Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland. These chamber groups are comprised of SOU undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and alumni. Each group will perform a variety of music including works by composers Marc Mellits, Schubert, Mozart, Eichberg, and a new composition by recent alumni and member of the Juno Trio, Tatjana Luce. Tickets are $10, $5 for seniors and free for full-time students with ID. Tickets are available online at oca.sou.edu, or at the SOU Oregon Center for the Arts Box Office, 491 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland. See oca.sou.edu or call 541-552-6348.

Wednesday, Dec. 1

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.

Yarnia: Children 8 and older can learn to knit or crochet from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. Supplies and instruction are provided. All levels welcome. For further details, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-826-3313.

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, Dec. 1, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Rogue Blues Society: The Rogue Blues Society will hold a jam session from 6 to 9 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of each month at Grape Street Bar & Grill, 31 S. Grape St., Medford. Social distancing rules must be followed and maintained on stage, including that vocalists provide their own microphones; masks must be worn when away from your table. See grapestreetbarandgrill.com, find Rogue Blues Society on Facebook or call 541-500-8881.

David Cahalan: Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist David Cahalan will perform at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.

Thursday, Dec. 2

Eagle Point Book Sale: Book sales are held from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Thursdays at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. Look for new or gently-used books, DVDs and CDs. Proceeds help fund library programs, activities and collections. For further details, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-826-3313.

Shine Swing Duo: The jazz duo, Steve Shine and Dave Rawlings, will perform classic swing at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Pub Trivia: Family-friendly games of trivia are available from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays at 4 Daughters Irish Pub, 126 W. Main St., Medford. Participation is free, and there are prizes for winning teams. Call 541-779-4455.

Comedy Improv Sessions: The Rogue Valley Improvers, led by Thomas Hartmann who trained with Second City Chicago, will hold free improvisational comedy practice from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursdays at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. For further information, email forinfoman44@gmail.com.

SOU Jazz, Salsa, and MUSIX Ensemble: The Oregon Center for the Arts at Southern Oregon University Chamber Music Ensembles will present a concert of jazz, salsa, and the debut of the MUSIX—Commercial Music Ensemble— which will showcase some distinctive tones, improvisation, and original SOU student music at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, at the Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., on the Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland. Tickets are $10, $5 for seniors and free for full-time students with ID. Tickets are available online at oca.sou.edu, or at the SOU Oregon Center for the Arts Box Office, 491 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland. See oca.sou.edu or call 541-552-6348.

Friday, Dec. 3

Gold Hill Book Sale: The Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St., will hold a Christmas book sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3. Proceeds help fund library programs, activities and collections. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-855-1994.

Blades of Grass: The band —guitarist Kathryn Casternovia, Jef Ramsey on mandolin, Fred Mayer on viola, and Bob Rawlings on stand-up bass — will perform a mix of Bluegrass, vintage county and Texas swing at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Connor Reese: Singer-songwriter Connor Reese will perform a blend of witty originals and quirky reimaginings of classic tunes at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, at Dunbar Farms Rocky Knoll Winery, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Admission is free. See dunbarfarms.com or call 541-414-3363.

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 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, 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 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, at Downtown Market Co., 123 W. Main St., Medford. See downtownmarketco.com or call 541-973-2233.

Saturday, Dec. 4

Ruch Book Sale: Book sales are held from noon to 4 p.m. the first Saturday of each month, except January, at the Book Barn, next to the Ruch library, 7919 Highway 238. Look for new or gently-used books, DVDs and CDs. Proceeds help fund library programs, activities and collections. Masks are required and book donations are welcome. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-899-7438.

Teen Gamer Day: Teens ages 13 and older can meet to play classic and newly released board games as well as brand-new offbeat table-top games from 1 to 3 p.m. the first Saturday of each month, except January (which will be held on Jan. 8), at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-8679.

Oregon Oldtime Fiddlers Association: The group will hold a family-friendly public jam session and dance from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at the Roxy Ann Grange, 1850 Spring St., Medford. Acoustic musicians are welcome to sit in and play, and dancing is encouraged. Admission is by optional donation. Masks are required. Call 541-779-8145 or see ootfa4.org.

David Cahalan: Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist David Cahalan will perform at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at Augustino Estate at The Big Red Barn, 16995 N. Applegate Road, Grants Pass. See augustinoestate.com or call 541-846-1881.

Wild & Blue: The Southern Oregon-based trio Wild & Blue will perform acoustic renditions of classic old-time country, gospel and light rock tunes at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at Stone River Winery and Vineyard, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent. Call 541-631-9583.

Shine Swing Duo: The jazz duo, Steve Shine and Dave Rawlings, will perform classic swing at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at Hummingbird Estate Winery, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See hummingbirdestate.com or call 541-930-2650.

Holly Gleason Trio: The singer, songwriter and guitarist, Holly Gleason, along with JD Berlingeri on bass and Jeff Judkins on mandolin, will perform original folk songs along with a few covers at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.

Not Too Shabby: Singer Lisa Yriarte, guitarist Pete Brown and drummer Mike Fitch will play a mix of pop, blues, R&B and contemporary hits at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Robert Cray Band: The Grammy-award-winning Robert Cray Band will perform a signature blend of blues, R&B, jazz, rock, up-tempo and slow ballads at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at the historic Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass. Tickets are $45; must be 21 or over to attend. Doors open at 7 p.m. VIP ticket packages are also available. For tickets and further information see roguetheatre.org or call 541-471-1316.

Sunday, Dec. 5

Rod Petrone: The classical guitarist will play a mix of instrumentals from Brazil, Latin America and France, along with his own arrangements of Italian compositions at 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Tuesday, Dec. 7

Rogue Valley Growers Winter Market: Seasonal produce, bakery items, specialty foods, drinks, art, crafts and more are available from local vendors from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, Dec. 7-Feb. 22, at the Phoenix Plaza Civic Center, 220 N. Main St. SNAP/EBT accepted. Masks are required. Social distancing and safety measures are in place. See rvgrowersmarket.com.

Wednesday, Dec. 8

Phil Reed: Phil Reed, member of the duo Brothers Reed, will perform original acoustic pop, blues and folk at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

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, Dec. 8, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.

Southern Oregon Jazz Orchestra: The Southern Oregon Jazz Orchestra — a 17 piece big band — along with vocalist Dianne Strong-Summerhays, will play music for listening and dancing in the style of Count Basie and Duke Ellington at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8, at Grape Street Bar & Grill, 31 S. Grape St., Medford. See grapestreetbarandgrill.com or call 541-500-8881.

Thursday, Dec. 9

Jon Galfano: The guitarist and composer will play his original instrumentals at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Friday, Dec. 10

Brain Games: Seniors ages 55 and older are invited to play games such as Scrabble, Boggle or Dominoes or do a creative coloring project in adult coloring books, or puzzle from 2 to 4 p.m. the second Friday of each month at the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. For further details, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-664-3228.

Shine Swing Trio: The jazz trio, led by Steve Shine, will perform vintage jazz and classic swing at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.

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, Dec. 10, at Anchor Valley Wine, 150 S. Oregon St., Jacksonville. See anchorvalleywine.com or call 541-702-2355.

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, Dec. 10, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Jim Quinby: Musician Jim Quinby will perform at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10, at Dunbar Farms Rocky Knoll Winery, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Admission is free. See dunbarfarms.com or call 541-414-3363.

Tutunov Piano Series: The Tutunov Piano Series continues its 10th anniversary season with a concert by featured guest pianists, Angela Cheng and Alvin Chow, who will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10, in the Music Recital Hall at Southern Oregon University, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland. The program will include selections from Brahms, Dvorák, Copland, Hirtz, Milhaud, Debussy, and Ravel. Ms. Cheng and Mr. Chow are both artist-faculty at Oberlin Conservatory of Music and perform extensively in duo-piano recitals together, and with Alvin’s twin brother, Alan. Tickets are $25 and can be purchesed online at sou.universitytickets.com. Masks are required; attendees must show proof of vaccination or a negative COVD-19 test at the door. For further information see oca.sou.edu or call 541-552-6348.

Saturday, Dec. 11

Project FeederWatch: Volunteers can help experts count birds that visit feeders at North Mountain Park at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, at 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Results will be submitted to Cornell University’s FeederWatch program. Admission is free and pre-registration is not required. For further information see ashlandparksandrec.org, email at parksinfo@ashland.or.us or call 541-488-5340.

Rogue Gallery & Art Center Family Art Day: Kids and families of all ages can explore and create art from noon to 2 p.m. the second Saturday of each month at Rogue Gallery & Art Center, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford. Make your very own art projects to take home and explore gallery spaces with an art scavenger hunt. All materials will be provided. Admission is free; registration is required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. After registration, specific times will be set to limit number of participants to meet social distancing protocols. Call 541-772-8118 or see roguegallery.org.

Saturday Handweavers Guild: Those interested in weaving, spinning and other fiber arts can meet during the afternoon the second Saturday of each month September through June. For current meeting times and locations, which may change due to current COVID restrictions, see saturdayhandweavers.com or email at kaffeens@gmail.com for more information. All skill levels are welcome.

Brother Angus: Fusing signature vocals and guitar with the sounds of the didgeridoo and bagpipes, Brother Angus will perform tribal Celtic rock music at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, at Hummingbird Estate Winery, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See hummingbirdestate.com or call 541-930-2650.

JustaDuo: Singer Alois Henderson and multi-instrumentalist and singer Albert Lee will perform easy listening pop and light rock at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, at Stone River Winery and Vineyard, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent. Call 541-631-9583.

Long Walk Vineyard Rogue Valley Farm to School Benefit: Long Walk Vineyard will team up with Rogue Valley Farm to School for a monthly benefit featuring estate wine from Long Walk, assorted tapas prepared by Deanna Waters-Senf featuring locally sourced seasonal ingredients, and a presentation of RVF2S programs, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. the second Saturday of each month, at 1800 N. Valley View Road, Ashland. Tickets are $25. All proceeds to benefit RVF2S. For further information, see rvfarm2school.org or call 541-778-7356.

Sunday, Dec. 12

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 at 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 12, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Holiday events in the Rogue Valley

Ashland Hanukkah Celebration: Chabad Jewish Center of Southern Oregon will hold a Hanukkah celebration beginning at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 28, at the Plaza in downtown Ashland. The festivities will include the lighting of the 10 foot Menorah with local dignitaries, music, latkes and a Hanukkah pop-up store, and more. On the final night of Hanukkah at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5, the lighting will again take place lighting up all eight branches of the Menorah. The menorah will be on display for the duration of the Chanukah holiday. Call 541-482-2778.

Siskiyou Woodcraft Guild: The Siskiyou Woodcraft Guild has canceled its 41st annual Harvest Show of Fine Woodworking, usually held on Thanksgiving weekend. The guild will present an ongoing virtual gallery show featuring the opportunity to view and purchase work created by local woodworkers. See siskiyouwoodcraftguild.org.

Grants Pass Hanukkah Celebration: Chabad Jewish Center of Southern Oregon will hold a Hanukkah celebration at 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 29, at Riverside Park, 304 E. Park St., Grants Pass, at the Waterfront Pavilion. Events begin with a public Menorah lighting ceremony with local dignitaries. The festivities will also include music, latkes, a Hanukkah pop-up store, and more. Call 541-482-2778.

Medford Hanukkah Celebration: Chabad Jewish Center of Southern Oregon will hold a Hanukkah celebration at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, at Riverside Park, 304 E. Park St., Grants Pass, at the Waterfront Pavilion. Events begin with a public Menorah lighting ceremony with local dignitaries. The festivities will also include music, latkes, a Hanukkah pop-up store, and more. The menorah will be on display for the duration of the Hanukkah holiday. Call 541-482-2778.

Ashland Festival of Light: The Ashland Chamber of Commerce launched its annual Festival of Light celebration Thursday, Nov. 18. The chamber has planned several activities, including prizes for shoppers, children’s scavenger hunt and a soundwalk. The Winter Soundwalk, a curated audio track featuring music from cultures around the world, will guide listeners through the festive downtown Ashland cityscape along a set path of visual installations from Nov. 26 to Jan 6. The map for the soundwalk, with each installation point marked, is available for download and printing, and viewing online. Participation is free. For further information, including the soundwalk map and audio streaming or download instructions see rogueworldmusic.org/soundwalk. For details about other chamber activities, see ashlandchamber.com.

Magical Christmas Murals: Downtown Grants Pass will sparkle with the fiber-optic dazzle of 20 musical Christmas murals and giant nutcrackers through New Year’s Day. The murals weigh 400 pounds each and include sound systems that play the old-fashioned Christmas music. The murals, created by local artisans, are 12 inches thick, 10 feet tall, 5 feet wide and are wired with miles of fiber optic cable and thousands of points of lights. A map of mural locations is available in the downtown welcome center.

Providence Festival of Trees: This year’s festivities will be held virtually to keep everyone in our community safe, organizers said. Smaller than 2020’s event, this year’s display of seven large trees, nine tabletop trees, a toy sleigh and kids’ playhouse will not be available for public viewing but rather auctioned online, Nov. 26-Dec. 4. A holiday special at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, and again at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, on local ABC affiliate KDRV (channel 12), will show viewers the trees and speak to the importance of caregiver education, which is this year’s charitable cause. Over the past 29 years, Providence Festival of Trees has raised more than $11 million to benefit the programs and services of Providence Medford Medical Center. For more information, to register for the silent online auction or make a donation see https://providencefoundations.org/events/safeway-providence-festival-of-trees-southern-oregon/ or call 541-732-5193.

Wreath-making at Hanley Farm: Make your own holiday wreath from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, at Hanley Farm, 1053 Hanley Road, Central Point. Wreath-making kits will be available for $15 and include a base of grapevines or fruitwood, greens, cones, berries and wire; for that “extra touch,” bring your own ribbons, ornaments and trimmings. Assemble your wreath at the farm, or purchase a kit and make it at home. Volunteers will be on-site to give wreath-making advice. Santa will be available for photos in the farm’s big red truck; bring your own camera. Masks and social distancing are required, and volunteers will sanitize work tables and tools between groups. Reservations are not required. For details, see sohs.or or call 541-773-6536.

Beekman House Christmas Tour: See how Christmas was celebrated in the late 1800s and learn about holiday tradition origins during guided tours from noon to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Nov. 27 through Dec. 19, at the historic Beekman House, 470 E. California St., Jacksonville. One-hour tours will begin every 15 minutes. Learn the Victorian origins of popular Christmas traditions, find the good luck German pickle on the Christmas tree, hear how Clement Moore and Charles Dickens reinvented the holiday, and sample one of Mrs. Beekman’s sugar cookies. Also look for “Mrs. Beekman’s Christmas Bazaar,”which has antiques, collectibles, old-fashioned toys, hand-crafts, holiday items, and more available for purchase. Admission is $5, paid at the door. Tours are not recommended for children under 6 years, and groups are limited to six people at a time. Masks are required. Reservations are strongly encouraged and can be made at historicjacksonville.org/victorian-christmas. Proceeds from both the tours and the bazaar go toward maintenance of Jacksonville’s historic buildings, programs and events. Call 541-245-3650 or email info@historicjacksonville.org.

Jacksonville Victorian Christmas: The traditional Victorian Christmas celebration returns to Jacksonville after a year off due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Between Saturday, Nov. 27 and Dec. 19, celebrants will be able to enjoy such events as the annual parade, a tree lighting, tours inside the Beekman House, photos with Father Christmas and more. The seasonal celebration will kick off with the tree lighting at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, at New City Hall, 206 N. Fifth St. Mayor Donna Bowen will welcome visitors, and there will be caroling. The event will be livestreamed on the chamber’s Instagram and Facebook sites for those who cannot attend. A free “After the Tree Lighting Party” will be held at the Jacksonville Community Center, 160 E. Main St., from 5:45 p.m. to 8 p.m., in both indoor and outdoor spaces. Masks will be required. Look for refreshments, children’s activities, an live music performed by local youth group musicians. Visitors can take pictures of themselves with Father Christmas from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekends from Nov. 27 through Dec. 19, in front of the Beekman Bank at Third and California streets. Masks are required for ages 5 and older. The annual parade will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, along California St., and will feature over 30 entries. For further information, see jacksonvilleoregon.org/events.

Rogue Winterfest: The 19th annual event will be a virtual affair held Thursday through Sunday, Dec. 2-5. Four days of festivities will be “broadcast” from the Bear Hotel in Grants Pass. The virtual gala and grand auction featuring 20 exquisitely decorated holiday trees and a giant gingerbread house kicks off the event at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, with “guests” bidding on the trees by phone, tablet or computer. Guests can also bid online during the virtual silent auction that runs through Dec. 5. Proceeds benefit Family Solutions, Kairos and Options of Southern Oregon. To view and bid on items offered in the auctions or for further details see roguewinterfest.org.

Holiday Greens Sale: The Jacksonville Garden Club will offer table arrangements, wreaths and swags from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, near the Jacksonville Post Office on the corner of Oregon and California Streets. Proceeds support local scholarships and beautification projects. Call 541-899-5708.

Eagle Point Christmas celebration: The city of Eagle Point will kick off the holiday season with a tree-lighting celebration beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, at Bob Moore Park, 140 W. Main St. Festivities include caroling, lighting of the city Christmas tree, a visit with Santa and more. Santa’s “helpers” will pass out candy and stuffed animals to children. The Lions Club will hold a chili feed from 5:30 to 8 p.m. across Main St. from the park. Cookies, coffee, cider and hot chocolate will also be served. Because of COVID–19 precautions, photos with Santa will not be part of this year’s celebration. Masks must be worn at all times, and social distancing will be enforced. For further information, call 541-944-2446 or 541-826-4974.

Grants Pass Tree Lighting: The city of Grants Pass will host their annual tree lighting celebration at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3 at the Holiday Plaza, Fifth and G streets. Santa Claus will be on hand to greet children from the North Pole via Zoom.

Medford Winter Lights Festival: The annual lighting of the community Christmas tree will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, in downtown Medford’s Pear Blossom Park. The annual event will include a coloring contest for kids in the Lithia Lobby, photos with Santa, live performances, a candy cane hunt, booths, activities and a fireworks show. A free candy cane hunt will begin at 4:30 p.m. for children ages 1-12.

Central Point Community Christmas: Central Point’s annual Christmas parade will step off at 5:15 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, and head down Pine Street followed by a 6 p.m. tree lighting behind City Hall and the Central Point library. The city of Central Point will host Santa’s Village with free crafts, hot cocoa, visits with Santa, and other fun activities for the whole family. For more information, see centralpointchamber.org/community-christmas.

Light Up Gold Hill: Santa will light up the trees at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at the Gold Hill City Park, located next to the Gold Hill Library, 202 Dardanelles St. The following Saturday, Dec. 11, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. there will be a “Christmas Sing-Along” with live music also in the Gold Hill City Park. Bring your flashlights, chairs, and blankets. Free refreshments will be served. After the sing-along, take a stroll to see the lights and festive decorations throughout the city. For further information, call 541-855-1525.

Rogue Valley Chorale: The Rogue Valley Chorale, in concert with the Jefferson Baroque Orchestra, will present two performances of the Christmas movement of George Frideric Handel’s “Messiah” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, and 3 and 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. JBO, under the direction of Morgan O’Shaughnessy, will play 18th century period instruments or modern copies. Featured soloists include Jennifer Matsuura, soprano; Shelly Cox-Thornhill, mezzo-soprano; Colin Campbell, tenor; and Jose Rubio, bass, in a new production that tells the timeless story of Christ through the eyes of prophets, shepherds, and heavenly hosts. Tickets are $25, $10 for ages 22 and younger, and can be purchased at craterian.org, at the box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., in Medford, or by calling 541-779-3000. Before admission, audience members must present a photo ID and proof of full vaccination completed at least 14 days because performance date; those not fully vaccinated or children under the age of 12 must present a negative PCR COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of the performance time, or a negative rapid antigen test taken within 6 hours. Masks must be worn at all times while inside the Craterian.

SOU Choir: The Southern Oregon University Chamber Choir, directed by Paul French, will present “Tomorrow Shall be my Dancing Day,” a seasonal concert of holiday cheer, at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5, at the Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., on the Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland. The festive program features carols from around the world including works from Puerto Rico, England, Spain, Norway and Canada. Featured composers include Ola Gjeilo, Javier Busto, Sarah Quartel, and John Rutter while the varied music moves from Latin motets, through folk-based carols, to a driving gospel “Magnificat” by Patti Drennan. The choir will be accompanied by SOU staff accompanist, Jodi French. Tickets are $10, $5 for seniors and free for full-time students with ID, faculty and staff. A livestream of the performance will be available to watch for free on the Oregon Center for the Arts YouTube channel. Attendees must present an ID along with proof of full vaccination or proof of a negative PCR test or a negative rapid antigen test within 48 hours of the show, and masks must be worn while on campus. For tickets and further information, see oca.sou.edu or call the Box Office at 541-552-6348.

Jake Shimabukuro: Ukulele master Jake Shimabukuro, with bassist Jackson Waldoff, and special guests Thunderstorm Artis on vocals (a finalist on “The Voice”) and Taku Hirano on percussion, will perform a holiday concert, “Christmas in Hawaii” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 6, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. Shimabukuro will play popular holiday songs with Hawaiian stylings and selections from a repertoire of his hits, along with songs from his new album, “Jake and Friends,” released in November. Tickets are $39, $42 or $45; $28, $31 or $34 for ages 22 and younger, and can be purchased at craterian.org, at the box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., in Medford, or by calling 541-779-3000. Before admission, audience members must present a photo ID and proof of full vaccination completed at least 14 days before performance date; those not fully vaccinated or children under the age of 12 must present a negative PCR COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of the performance time, or a negative rapid antigen test taken within 6 hours. Masks must be worn at all times while inside the Craterian.

Siskiyou Singers: The Siskiyou Singers will present a free online holiday concert, “The Most Wonderful Time,” premiering Saturday, Dec. 10, on the choir’s website, siskiyousingers.org. The concert can be viewed at any time after the premiere date. The program will include a collection of pieces in a wide range of styles, ranging from traditional to contemporary and from spirituals to jazz. The choir will present a version of ‘Silent Night,’” by Mark Hayes; John Rutter’s arrangement of “We Wish You a Merry Christmas;” the German carol “When Mary Walked Through Woods of Thorn;” “Lullay My Liking,” based on a 15th century Middle English lyric poem and composed by Gustav Holst; “Here’s a Pretty Little Baby,” an energetic Christmas spiritual; “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” a jazz waltz arrangement of the holiday standard; and a jazz interpretation of the classic “Winter Wonderland.”

Studio Roxander’s ‘The Nutcracker Ballet’: Studio Roxander returns to the stage with a newly renovated version of their annual full-length production of “The Nutcracker.” Guest artists from Philadelphia Ballet include Zecheng Liang and Thays Goltz (Dec. 10-12) and Ashton Roxander and Sydney Dolan (Dec. 17-19). Productions are scheduled for 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Dec. 10-19, at the Crater Performing Arts Center, 655 N. Third St., Central Point. Tickets are $12-$28. For details and tickets , see studioroxander.com or call 541-773-7272.

Gingerbread Wonderland: Teens ages 13 and older go beyond the basic gingerbread house and create their own gingerbread world from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Prizes will be awarded for creativity, design, and execution. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-8679.

The Hamazons ‘A Holiday Classic’: The Hamazons will spontaneously perform an unscripted tale inspired by such films as “It’s a Wonderful Life,” “Miracle on 34th Street” and “A Christmas Carol,” taking the audience on an impromptu sleigh ride of humor and hilarity as they whip up some winter magic. Each performance a unique experience, nothing is prepared, everything is created in the moment. Performances are scheduled for 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 12, at Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland. Advance tickets are $15 and are available online at hamazons.com. Masks are required and seats will be assigned — parties will be seated together. Doors open 15 minutes before performances. You must hold an advance ticket to attend the show. For details, see https://hamazons.com.

Christmas Sing-Along: The City of Gold Hill will offer a “Christmas Sing-Along” with live music from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, at the Gold Hill City Park, located next to the Gold Hill Library, 202 Dardanelles St. Bring your flashlights, chairs, and blankets. Free refreshments will be served. After the sing-along, take a stroll to see the lights and festive decorations throughout the city. For further information call 541-855-1525.

Stillpoint Ballet Company ‘The Nutcracker’: The Stillpoint Ballet Company will present the 30th annual performance of “The Nutcracker Ballet” at the Grants Pass Performing Arts Center, on the campus of Grants Pass High School, 830 N.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass. Performances are scheduled for 7: 30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Dec. 11-19, and at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sundays, Dec. 12-18 and Dec. 19. As a gift to the community, tickets are $10 for opening night. Regular tickets for Section A are $15; Section B tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for youth ages 3 to 17, and for seniors 62 and older. Masks are required while in the venue. For further information, see gpnutcracker.org or call 541-476-4641.

Rogue Valley Symphonic Band: The Rogue Valley Symphonic Band will present a holiday concert, “Sounds of the Season,” featuring holiday music from around the world at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 12, at the Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., on the Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland. Tickets are $15, $5 for children and students. Tickets are available at Paddington Station, 125 E. Main St., in Ashland or online at roguevalleysymphonicband.org. Masks and proof of vaccination are required.

Southern Oregon Repertory Singers: Southern Oregon Repertory Singers’ return to live performance will be “The Waiting Sky,” a program of seasonal holiday music at 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 18, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 19, at the Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., on the Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland. The program will include music from the Renaissance to the present by well-known and emerging composers, including ‘Ave Maria’ by Polish composer Pawel Lukaszewski; “The Christ Child’s Lullaby,” by Gwyneth Walker; “Winter,” a piece which includes visual projections, by Alvin Trotman; “Romance of the Angels,” arranged by Howard Goodall, and “My Lord Has Come,” a carol by Will Todd. Also on the program is a variety of seasonal songs from around the world, both ancient and modern; traditional secular carols such as “Wassail Carol,” “Jingle Bells,” and “We Wish You a Merry Christmas”; and a commissioned setting of the Scottish favorite, “Auld Lang Syne,” by SORS accompanist and resident composer Jodi French. Tickets are $25. A livestream option is available for $10. All patrons must be vaccinated against COVID-19 and show proof of COVID-19 vaccination and a photo ID at the door; masks must be worn. Unvaccinated persons will not be admitted, including children. For tickets and information, see repsingers.org or call 541-552-0900.

‘A Celtic Christmas’: Storyteller Tomaseen Foley and his troupe of professional musicians and dancers will present “A Celtic Christmas,” an evening of Celtic music, traditional Christmas carols, Irish dancing and stories from the west of Ireland at 3 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 19, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. Tickets are $32, $35 or $38; $22, $25 or $28 for ages 22 and younger, and can be purchased at craterian.org, at the box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., in Medford, or by calling 541-779-3000. Prior to admission, audience members must present a photo ID and proof of full vaccination completed at least 14 days prior to performance date; those not fully vaccinated or children under the age of 12 must present a negative PCR COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of the performance time, or a negative rapid antigen test taken within 6 hours. Masks must be worn at all times while inside the Craterian.

Ugly Sweater Contest & Holiday Party

Teens 13 and older can join in a wacky ugly holiday sweater contest and virtual party at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 20. A week before the program starts, pick up a kit with some holiday treats, a sweater, some decorations, and one special object that no one else has that you’ll need to incorporate with your sweater decorations. You’ll have from the time you pick up your kit to the time of the Zoom party to decorate. Then show off your sweaters at the holiday party on Zoom. The teen who uses their decorations most creatively, as decided by a vote, will win a gift card. For further details or to register, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-8679. Meeting details will be emailed to you when you register.