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Live Rogue Valley music, growers markets and more: Feb. 11

Taiwanese-American pianist Ching-Yun Hu will perform as part of the Tutunov Piano Series at SOU on Friday, Feb. 11. See listing below. chingyunhu.com photo

Editor’s note: Masks are required in all indoor public spaces in Oregon. Check with all venues listed in Tempo to confirm events.

Friday, Feb. 11

Spanish Language Group: English speakers with at least an intermediate knowledge of Spanish can meet 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.

Brain Games: Seniors ages 55 and older are invited to play games such as Scrabble, Boggle or Dominoes, put together puzzles, or do a creative coloring project in adult coloring books 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.

Jeff Kloetzel: Singer, songwriter and guitar player Jeff Kloetzel will play an acoustic mix of pop, folk and soul, along with original songs at 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Admission is free. Call 541-245-1133 or dancin.com.

Slopes & Trails: Slopes & Trails will host a free meet-and-greet at 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11, at Tap Rock Northwest Grill, 971 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass. The nonprofit organization provides social and recreational activities. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. See slopes.org.

Barrel-Aged Minstrels: The Barrel-Aged Minstrels, an acoustic duo featuring Stephen Michael Moore on guitar and Michael Schwartz harmonica, will perform acoustic original songs and classic covers at 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11, Trium Wines Tasting Room, 203 E. Main Street, Talent. See triumwines.com or call 541-625-9100.

Clayton Joseph Scott: Singer-songwriter Clayton Joseph Scott will perform at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.

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, Feb. 11, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

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.

Storm Large and Le Bonheur: *Note: This performance has been cancelled due to Storm Large being put on vocal rest after losing her voice. For more information see craterian.org or call 541-779-3000.

Youth Symphony of Southern Oregon: YSSO, conducted by Cynthia Hutton, will perform its Winter Concert Series at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11, at Grants Pass Performing Arts Center, on the campus of Grants Pass High School, 830 N.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass; at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, and at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13, in the Oregon Center for the Arts Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., at Southern Oregon University, Ashland. The Winter Concert Series program, performed by 60 accomplished young musicians, includes the finale to “Symphony No. 2” by Piotr I. Tchaikovsky (Müller), the first and final movements of Ludwig van Beethoven’s (Leidig) “Fifth Symphony,” “Nimrod” from Enigma Variations by Edward Elgar (Barnard), and several movements from “Pictures at an Exhibition” by Modest Mussorgsky (ed. Simpson). Tickets are $10, $5 for students with ID, or Oregon Trail card holders. Tickets for the Grants Pass and Ashland shows are available at the door. Tickets for the Medford concert are available at the Craterian box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., or by calling 541-779-3000. The Craterian Theater and the Oregon Center for the Arts at SOU require a photo ID and proof of full vaccination (completed 14 days prior to the concert) or a photo ID and negative COVID-19 PCR test results, or negative Rapid Antigen test results in compliance with policies and testing timelines specific to the venues for entry. Only official test results from a certified clinic will be accepted. At-home, self-administered tests will not be accepted as proof. Attendees must follow all venue requirements and protocols. Masks are required at all times inside all facilities. Attendees are asked to follow venue policies and protocols. For further details including COVID restrictions for each venue, see ysso.org, email at info@ysso.org or call 541-858-8859.

Tutunov Piano Series: The Tutunov Piano Series continues its 10th anniversary season with a live and livestreamed concert by featured guest pianist Ching-Yun Hu, who will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11, in the Music Recital Hall at Southern Oregon University, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, and simultaneously livestreamed over the Oregon Center for the Arts YouTube Channel. Ching-Yu will perform an all-Liszt concert program that will feature six Lieder transcriptions, three concert etudes, and “Spanish Rhapsody.” Hu is the winner of the Arthur Rubinstein and Concert Artists Guild Competitions, and since her debut with the Philadelphia Orchestra and Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, she has continued to perform internationally at major concert venues such as the Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, Wigmore Hall, Oregon Bach Festival, and many others. Her debut album “Ching-Yun Hu plays Chopin” won the prestigious Golden Melody Award for “Best Classical Album of the Year.” Tickets for the live performance are $25; $20 for the livestream and can be purchased 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.

David Archuleta: American pop singer and runner-up in Season 7 of “American Idol,” David Archuleta will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11, at the Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass. Tickets are $30-$40. Doors open at 7 p.m. For tickets and further information see roguetheatre.org or call 541-471-1316.

Saturday, Feb. 12

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 are required. 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.

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.

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.

Pet Adoption: A special SoHumane pet adoption day will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, at the Grange Co-Op, 2531 S. Pacific Highway, Medford. Dogs recently rescued from California on the Saving Train will arrive before the adoption event. These are healthy, adoptable pets who have been overlooked or have run out of time or space at overcrowded shelters. Every pet will be up-to-date on routine vaccinations, flea and tick preventative, dewormed, microchipped and spayed or neutered before going home. The Grange Co-Op will supply each adopting family with a gift bag of goodies. Also look for pet themed raffle baskets and opportunities to donate funds to SoHumane. Adoptable dogs and cats can be viewed at sohumane.org. Call 541-779-3215 for information.

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-19 restrictions, see saturdayhandweavers.com or email at kaffeens@gmail.com for more information. All skill levels are welcome.

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 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, at Stone River Winery and Vineyard, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent. The concert will take place outside on the lawn. Limited seating available; bring your own if able. Call 541-631-9583.

Dayton Mason: Gypsy jazz singer, songwriter and guitarist Dayton Mason will perform at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, at Hummingbird Estate Winery, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See hummingbirdestate.com or call 541-930-2650.

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 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Nick Garrett Powell: Guitarist and singer Nick Garrett Powell, lead singer of the acoustic duo The Fret Drifters, will perform at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. $5 cover. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.

Sunday, Feb. 13

Tim Church: Guitarist Tim Church will play a mix of classical, jazz, Spanish and Brazilian instrumentals at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13, at Pebblestone Cellars, 1670 Pioneer Road, Phoenix. See pebblestonecellars.com or call 541-512-1704.

Joshua Paul: Guitarist and singer Joshua Paul will perform a blend of Americana, rock, country, and blues at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. Admission is free. See paschalwinery.com or call 541-535-7957.

Monday, Feb. 14

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.

Bilingual StoryWalk: The Central Point Library will present a bilingual Storywalk of Eric Carle’s book “The Very Hungry Caterpillar / La Oruga Muy Hambrienta,” placed against the back fence overlooking the park’s wetlands in William Mott Memorial Park, 2190 Jeremy St., Central Point. The Storywalk will be available beginning Monday, Feb. 7, through Monday, Feb. 14. For further details, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-664-3228.

Take & Make: Kids and their families can stop by any JCLS branch to pick up a take-and-make craft kit during select dates. Each 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, Feb. 15

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 through 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.

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.

Medford Senior Center Bingo: The Medford Senior Center will host bingo games for adults at 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Saturday 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.

Tea Time Tuesday: Teens ages 13 to 18 can join in a book discussion with tea and dessert provided from 4 to 5:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. The book to be discussed on Tuesday, Feb. 15, will be “Charming as a Verb” by Ben Philippe. Pre-register for the discussion, then pick up the book (yours to keep), tea and a snack two weeks prior to the event at the Medford Teen Library desk to participate. For further details or to register, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-8679.

Sweet Adelines: The Southern Oregon Sound Chapter of Sweet Adelines International, a dynamic a cappella chorus for women, under the direction of Martha Segura, offers instruction on vocal technique, musical accuracy and showmanship. Rehearsals are from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at Eastwood Baptist Church, 675 N. Keene Way Drive, Medford. Masks are required, and COVID safety protocols are in place. Call 541-595-8247 or see southernoregonsoundchorus.com.

Wednesday, Feb. 16

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 are 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. Admission is $3 the first Sunday of every month. To purchase tickets or for more information, see scienceworksmuseum.org or call 541-482-6767.

Casual Memoir Writing: Adults 18 and older can learn how to write and complete a short (200-500 words) memoir of a specific memory in one sitting using a simple method from 10:30 a.m to 12:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at the Central Point Library, 116 S. Third St. Writing samples and supplies will be provided. For further details or to register, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-664-3228.

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.

Dayton Mason: Gypsy jazz singer, songwriter and guitarist Dayton Mason will perform at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Rick Millward: Singer, songwriter and guitarist Rick Millward will perform a mix of classic and current rock, pop and original music at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, at Hummingbird Estate Winery, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See hummingbirdestate.com or call 541-930-2650.

Cultural Presentation of the Klamath Tribes: Guest speaker Perry Choctoot, director of the Klamath Tribes Culture and Heritage Department, will give a cultural presentation of the Klamath tribes at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, at the Shady Cove library, 22477 Highway 62. The presentation will start off with a creation story, followed by a historical overview of the Klamath, Yahooskin, Modoc tribes, and take you on a journey all the way back to the days of the Spaniards. For further details, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-878-2270.

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. Over the Moon will be the host band. Also look for a raffle to win a cigar box guitar, steel guitar or tickets to see Anna Popovic at the Rogue Theater in March. Raffle tickets are $2 each or $5 for three; must be present to win. 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.

Four Shillings Short: The husband-and-wife multi-instrumentalist duo, Aodh Og O’Tuama and Christy Martin, along with special guest Kris Yenney, will perform a diverse blend of Celtic, folk and World music at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. Admission is $20 suggested donation. Reservations recommended. For reservations email at seats@cagefreeconcerts.com. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 17

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.

Danielle Kelly: Singer Danielle Kelly will perform soul, jazz and oldies from Motown at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, 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.

Noteworthy: One of Brigham Young University’s top a cappella ensembles ­— comprised of nine powerhouse female vocalists — will perform a concert from their varied repertoire including pop, rock, jazz, hip-hop and spiritual genres, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. In 2007, Noteworthy was crowned champion of the prestigious International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella, becoming the second all-female ensemble to win the competition in it’s near 35-year history. Noteworthy has since appeared on NBC’s hit show “The Sing-Off,” released seven albums, and become a YouTube sensation with over 70 million views and counting. Above all, Noteworthy strives to empower women and young people to discover their own identities through the power of vocal music. Tickets are $18, $12 for students ages 3-17. The Craterian Theater requires proof of full vaccination or negative COVID-19 test results to attend a performance. Patrons should be prepared to present an ID along with proof of full vaccination or proof of a negative PCR test or a negative rapid antigen test in accordance with the venue’s testing requirements for entry. Masks are required at all times inside the venue. Attendees are asked to follow venue policies and protocols.

Friday, Feb. 18

Gold Hill Book Club: The Gold Hill Library Book Club for adults 18 and older will meet at 3 p.m. the third Friday of each month, at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St. On Friday, Feb. 18, the book to be discussed will be “The Vanishing Half” by Brit Bennett. Books are available for pickup one month before the meeting date. For further details or to register, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-855-1994.

David Cahalan: Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist David Cahalan will perform at 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Admission is free. Call 541-245-1133 or dancin.com.

Joshua Paul: Guitarist and singer Joshua Paul will perform a blend of Americana, rock, country, and blues at 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18, at Trium Wines Tasting Room, 203 E. Main Street, Talent. See triumwines.com or call 541-625-9100.

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, Feb. 18, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Chanticleer: Chamber Music Concerts will host Chanticleer at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18, and 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, in the Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., at Southern Oregon University in Ashland. Friday’s concert, “Awakenings,” and Saturday’s performance, “After a Dream,” will feature a wide variety of music. The Grammy Award-winning vocal ensemble Chanticleer has been hailed as “the world’s reigning male chorus” by The New Yorker and is known around the world as “an orchestra of voices” for its wide-ranging repertoire and dazzling virtuosity. Founded in San Francisco in 1978 by singer and musicologist Louis Botto, Chanticleer quickly took its place as one of the most prolific recording and touring ensembles in the world, selling over one million recordings and performing thousands of live concerts to audiences around the world. Tickets are $45 to $56, $5 for full-time SOU students and Oregon Trail Card holders. Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test within 48 hours of the concert is required for entry, and masking is required while in the building. Tickets are available online at chambermusicconcerts.org or by calling the Box Office at 541-552-6154.