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Live Rogue Valley music, growers markets and more: Feb. 18

Chanticleer will perform Friday and Saturday at Southern Oregon University. See listing below. Courtesy 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. 18

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.

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.

Slopes & Trails: Slopes & Trails will host a free meet-and-greet at 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18, at Hemi and Hogs Bar and Grill, 100 E. Jackson St., Medford. The nonprofit organization provides social and recreational activities. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. See slopes.org.

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.

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 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18, at Pebblestone Cellars, 1670 Pioneer Road, Phoenix. See pebblestonecellars.com or call 541-512-1704.

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.

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.

Saturday, Feb. 19

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.

Project FeederWatch: Volunteers can help experts count birds that visit feeders at North Mountain Park at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, at 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Results will be submitted to Cornell University’s FeederWatch program. Admission is free and preregistration is not required. For further information see ashlandparksandrec.org, email at parksinfo@ashland.or.us or call 541-488-5340.

Southern Oregon Stitchers: The those interested in needle art can meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. the third Saturday of each month, except December, at First Presbyterian Church of Central Point, 456 W. Pine St. General meetings include presentations on various stitching techniques such as, embroidery, cross stitch, Japanese embroidery, blackwork, sashiko, cruel, bullion, French knots, needlepoint, bead work, quilts and more. Refreshments will be provided. Call 541-973-1275 or 541-646-1116.

JCLS ‘Rogue Reads’ Intro to Outdoor Survival: Teens ages 13 and older can learn the basics of outdoor survival with Michele, an instructor from Southern Oregon University’s Outdoor Adventure Leadership program at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, in Lithia Park in Ashland. Meet at the Lithia water fountain on the Plaza, then head into Lithia Park as a group for the demonstration. Depending on COVID-19 protocols, it may be moved to Zoom if necessary. For further details, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-6980.

Teen Random Fandom: Teens are invited to meet to discuss a variety of literary and pop culture topics from 1 to 2:30 p.m. the third Saturday of each month, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. On Saturday, Feb. 19, all things Pokémon, including its 25th anniversary, will be discussed. Games, crafts and more will follow the discussion. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-8679.

Tween Book Club: This readers club for ages 11 to 18 will meet at 2 p.m. the third Saturday of each month at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St. On Saturday, Feb. 19, the book to be discussed will be “Sheets: Vol 1” by Brenna Thummler. For further details or to register, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-855-1994.

JustaDuo: Singer Alois Henderson and multi-instrumentalist and singer Albert Lee will perform easy listening pop and light rock at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, at Stone River Winery and Vineyard, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent. Call 541-631-9583.

Jon Galfano: The guitarist and composer will play his original instrumentals at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Sunday, Feb 20

Rogue Valley Rose Society: The Rogue Valley Rose Society will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 20, at Our Lady of the River Catholic Church, 3625 N. River Road, Rogue River.Michael Strahan, a retired director of Josephine County Parks, will present “Tool Sharpening for Gardening Tools.” The “Tip of the Month” will be presented by Ingrid Wapelhorst, an American Rose Society Consulting Rosarian. Wapelhorst will speak on favorite rose tools. Please bring a small tool to sharpen. All are welcome; masks are required. For more information, call 541-450-1029 or 541-471-7091 or find Rogue Valley Rose Society on Facebook.

David Cahalan: Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist David Cahalan will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 20, at Pebblestone Cellars, 1670 Pioneer Road, Phoenix. See pebblestonecellars.com or call 541-512-1704.

Michal Palzewicz Tea & Cello: Cellist Michal Palzewicz will perform a cello concert with afternoon tea service at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 20, at Lovejoy’s Tea Room, 96 N. Main St., #201, Ashland. The afternoon tea service will include delicate tea sandwiches, a warm scone served with clotted cream and raspberry preserves, petit fours and chocolate truffles, and a bottomless pot of tea. The musical the program will include J.S. Bach Cello Solo Suite # 1, a selection of Palzewicz’s original music, special solo cello arrangement of “Winter” from Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons,” and more. Tickets are $60, and advance reservations are required. Limited seating available. See lovejoystearoom-ashland.com or call 541-708-6718.

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, Feb. 20, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Monday, Feb. 21

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. 22

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.

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. 23

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.

Spark Space: Kids 7 and older can visit the Spark Space in the White City library, 3143 Avenue C, at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, to design and build buildings, vehicles, and even creatures using the Strawbees building system. This is a STEM-based program. For further details, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-864-8880.

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.

Gold Hill Sewing Club: Adults and teens 16 and older can join other sewing enthusiasts at 5 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of every month through May, at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St., to learn to sew or work on projects you have already started. All levels welcome. There will be some supplies and sewing machines available, but you may bring your own if you have them. Children 8-15 are welcome with an adult to supervise and assist them. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-855-1994.

Southern Oregon Jazz Orchestra: The Southern Oregon Jazz Orchestra — a 18 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, Feb. 23, at Grape Street Bar & Grill, 31 S. Grape St., Medford. See grapestreetbarandgrill.com or call 541-500-8881.

Brian Regan: Stand-up comedian Brian Regan will present his observational and self-deprecating humor at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. Tickets are $50, $47, $44 and can be purchased at craterian.org, at the box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., 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.

Thursday, Feb. 24

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.

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. Thursday, Feb. 24, 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.

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 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, at Johnny B’s, 120 E. 6th St., Medford. See jbsmedford.com or call 458-226-2722.

Friday, Feb. 25

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 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Admission is free. Call 541-245-1133 or dancin.com.

Jones: Joshua and Shelley Kristen Jones will perform covers of popular classic rock, R&B, pop, jazz standards, and originals at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Saturday, Feb. 26

JCLS ‘Rogue Reads’ Survival Bracelet: Teens 13 and older are invited to stop by the Teen Department in the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., to make a paracord survival bracelet. This program connects to themes in JCLS’ “Rogue Reads” selection, “The Marrow Thieves” by Cherie Dimaline. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-6980.

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, Feb. 26, at Stone River Winery and Vineyard, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent. Call 541-631-9583.

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