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Live Rogue Valley music, wineries and more: Feb. 25

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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. 25

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.

Slopes & Trails: Slopes & Trails will host a free meet-and-greet at 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, at Trium Wines, 203 E. Main St., Talent. The nonprofit organization provides social and recreational activities. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. See slopes.org.

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.

Shybo Torres: The singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist will play a mix of world music and originals at 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, at Pebblestone Cellars, 1670 Pioneer Road, Phoenix. See pebblestonecellars.com or call 541-512-1704.

Buddy Paprock: Acoustic guitarist Buddy Paprock will perform a blend of indie rock and pop songs at 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, at Schmidt Family Vineyards, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, Admission is free. See sfvineyards.com or call 541-846-9985.

Pacifica: Vocalist Alissa Weaver, guitarist and vocalist Jack Fischer, and drummer Michael Whipple will perform at 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541-499-0449.

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.

Steve Hopkins & Band of Brothers: Guitarist Steve Hopkins and his jazz group, Band of Brothers, will perform at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.

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.

Duke Street: Rhythm and soul band Duke Street — Scott Rogers on guitar, Kent Clinkinbeard on drums, John Hauschild on slide guitar and vocals, Gordon Greenley on saxophones and Joe Cohoon on bass and Michael Vannice on keys—will perform at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.

Connor Reese: Singer-songwriter Connor Reese along with special guest Paul Correa, will perform a blend of witty originals and quirky reimaginings of classic tunes at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, at Johnny B’s, 120 E. 6th St., Medford. See jbsmedford.com or call 458-226-2722.

Gypsy Gillis: Cover band Gypsy Gillis will perform classic rock and blues dance music at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, at Grape Street Bar & Grill, 31 S. Grape St., Medford. See grapestreetbarandgrill.com or call 541-500-8881.

Saturday, Feb. 26

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.

JCLS ‘Rogue Reads’ Survival Bracelet: Teens 13 and older are invited to stop by the Teen Department in the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, 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.

Daniel Nickels: Guitarist and singer Daniel Nickels will perform ‘90s rock and indie rock at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, at Hummingbird Estate Winery, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See hummingbirdestate.com or call 541-930-2650.

J Brothers: Brothers Mark Johnson on vocals and keyboard and Scott Johnson on electric bass, along with Michael Whipple on drums will perform a mix of classic rock and pop at 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541-499-0449.

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.

Pacifica: Vocalist Alissa Weaver, guitarist and vocalist Jack Fischer, and drummer Michael Whipple will perform at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.

Dead Lee: Portland- based folk duo Dead Lee — singer and guitarist Brian Koch and singer-songwriter and guitarist Kara Harris — will perform at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, at Jefferson Spirits, 404 E. Main St, Medford. See jeffersonspirits.com, Jefferson Spirits on Facebook or call 541-500-1349.

Flat Patty: The band will play hard rock covers at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, at Grape Street Bar & Grill, 31 S. Grape St., Medford. See grapestreetbarandgrill.com or call 541-500-8881.

Sunday, Feb. 27

Kacy & Clayton: Singer Kacy Anderson and finger-style guitarist Clayton Linthicum along with their band will play their take on British and Appalachian folk and pre-electric blues at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 27, at La Baguette Music Café, 340 A St., Ashland. Tickets are $25, kids 12 and under get in free. For tickets see eventbrite.com or for further details see ashlandfolkcollective.com.

Jeff Kloetzel: Singer, songwriter and guitar player Jeff Kloetzel will play an acoustic mix of pop, folk and soul, along with original songs at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 27, at Pebblestone Cellars, 1670 Pioneer Road, Phoenix. See pebblestonecellars.com or call 541-512-1704.

Rick Millward: Singer, songwriter and guitarist Rick Millward will perform a mix of classic and current rock, pop and original music at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 27, at Naumes Suncrest Winery, 1950 Suncrest Road, Talent. See naumesfamilyvineyards.com or call 541-608-1755.

Aged to Perplexion: The five-piece band Aged to Perplexion will perform a mix of country, bluegrass and folk covers at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 27, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.

Dayton Mason: Gypsy jazz singer, songwriter and guitarist Dayton Mason will perform at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 27, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. Admission is free. See paschalwinery.com or call 541-535-7957.

Scarlet: Multi-instrumentalist Scarlet, double bassist Timothy Kelly and percussionist Michael St. John will perform a mix of jazz, blues, country and rock at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 27, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541-499-0449.

Dan Fellman and Grant Ruiz: Classical and flamenco guitarist Grant Ruiz and jazz guitarist Dan Fellman will join forces to perform at 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 27, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Dead Lee: Portland- based folk duo Dead Lee—singer and guitarist Brian Koch and singer-songwriter and guitarist Kara Harris—will perform at 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 27, at Talent Club, 114 Talent Ave., Talent. Must be 21 or older to attend. See talentclublive.com for ticket info or call 541-535-2721.

Monday, Feb. 28

Take & Make: Kids and their families can stop by any JCLS branch to pick up a take-and-make craft kit during select dates. Each 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, March 1

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 Cribbage Tournament: Compete in a round of cribbage with the local cribbage group at 1:45 p.m. Tuesdays at Mountain Mike’s Pizza, 2640 E. Barnett Road, Medford. All ages welcome. Call 541-499-1500.

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, March 2

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.

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.

Danielle Kelly: Singer Danielle Kelly will perform soul, jazz and oldies from Motown at 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Bob Mooney: Musician Bob Mooney will perform at 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, at Hummingbird Estate Winery, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See hummingbirdestate.com or call 541-930-2650.

Brothers Reed: Aaron Reed and Philip Reed will perform original acoustic pop, blues and folk at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, at Jefferson Spirits, 404 E. Main St, Medford. See jeffersonspirits.com, Jefferson Spirits on Facebook or call 541-500-1349.

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. A different band will host each jam. 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.

Thursday, March 3

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 Trio: The jazz trio, led by Steve Shine, will perform vintage jazz and classic swing at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 3, 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.

Sweet N’ Juicy: Dance the night away to the funky sounds of Sweet N’ Juicy at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 3, at Johnny B’s, 120 E. 6th St., Medford. See jbsmedford.com or call 458-226-2722.

Friday, March 4

Oregon Chocolate Festival: The 18th annual Oregon Chocolate Festival will be held Friday through Sunday, March 4-6, in the ballrooms of Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites and Convention Center, 2525 Ashland St., Ashland. Look for creations by dozens of chocolatiers, along with demonstrations, educational sessions, tastings, and opportunities to buy chocolate and related products from nearly 50 vendors, and more. Masks are required, and the number of people entering ballroom spaces will be regulated. A Chocolate Sunday Brunch will be held March 6. Tickets for the brunch are $28 per person or $15 for children 12 and under. Regular festival tickets are $20 per day. Tickets are already sold out for the Chocolate Makers’ Wine Dinner Friday night, March 4. For tickets, further information including schedules, and festival updates, see oregonchocolatefestival.com.

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, March 4, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Admission is free. Call 541-245-1133 or dancin.com.

Daniel Nickels: Guitarist and singer Daniel Nickels will perform ‘90s rock and indie rock at 5:30 p.m. Friday, March 4, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.

Duke Street: Rhythm and soul band Duke Street — Scott Rogers on guitar, Kent Clinkinbeard on drums, John Hauschild on slide guitar and vocals, Gordon Greenley on saxophones and Joe Cohoon on bass and Michael Vannice on keys—will perform at 5:30 p.m. Friday, March 4, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Highway Bound: The Country music trio featuring Erica Flynn on vocals, and guitarists Jimi and Alex Detweiler will perform at 6 p.m. Friday, March 4, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.

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 8 p.m. Friday, March 4, at Grape Street Bar & Grill, 31 S. Grape St., Medford. See grapestreetbarandgrill.com or call 541-500-8881.

Dusty Green Bones: Bluegrass and rock band Dusty Green Bones — vocalist and mandolinist Forrest Allen, banjoist Isaac Cantor, guitarist Mark Ignatius, bassist Scotty Brown and percussionist Jon Ryan — will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, March 4, at Talent Club, 114 Talent Ave., Talent. Must be 21 or older to attend. See talentclublive.com for ticket info or call 541-535-2721.

Saturday, March 5

Project FeederWatch: Volunteers can help experts count birds that visit feeders at North Mountain Park at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 5, 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.

Ruch Book Sale: Book sales are held from noon to 4 p.m. the first Saturday of each month, 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. Proceeds benefit the Ruch library’s programs and collections. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-899-7438.

Oregon Oldtime Fiddlers Association: The group will hold a family-friendly public jam session and dance from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 5, at the Applegate Valley Fire District #9, 1095 Upper Applegate Road, Jacksonville. 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.

Teen Tabletop 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, 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.

J Brothers: Brothers Mark Johnson on vocals and keyboard and Scott Johnson on electric bass, along with Michael Whipple on drums will perform a mix of classic rock and pop at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 5, at Hummingbird Estate Winery, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See hummingbirdestate.com or call 541-930-2650.

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, March 5, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Danielle and Paul: Singer Danielle Kelly and guitarist Paul Turnipseed will perform a mix of jazz styles, soul and pop standards at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 5, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. $5 cover. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.

Watson House: Indie rock band Watson House — Daniel Nickels and Dave Collie — will perform covers of modern and classics songs at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 5, at Anchor Valley Wine, 150 S. Oregon St., Jacksonville. See anchorvalleywine.com or call 541-702-2355.

Ring of Trees: The Southern Oregon rock band led by Shybo Torres will perform original songs at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 5, at Grape Street Bar & Grill, 31 S. Grape St., Medford. See grapestreetbarandgrill.com or call 541-500-8881.

Sweet N’ Juicy: Dance the night away to the funky sounds of Sweet N’ Juicy at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 5, at Talent Club, 114 Talent Ave., Talent. Must be 21 or older to attend. See Talentclublive.com for ticket info or call 541-535-2721.

Arthur Buezo: Hear savage folk music by Arthur Buezo at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 5, at Johnny B’s, 120 E. 6th St., Medford. See jbsmedford.com or call 458-226-2722.