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Live Rogue Valley music, growers markets, wineries & more: May 6

Menopause The Musical hits the Craterian stage in Medford for a one-night-only showing, Tuesday, May 10. See listing below. Courtesy photo
Friday, May 6

Quilt Show: Rogue Valley Piecemakers will hold its 40th annual quilt show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 6-7, at the Josephine County Fairgrounds, 1451 Fairgrounds Road, Grants Pass. More than 200 quilts will be displayed, including bed, lap, miniature, innovative art quilts and other fabric related items. Special exhibits include quilts made by members interpreting the President’s Challenge celebrating “40 Years of Sewing,” as well as the Quilt Show Chairman’s “Time Flies” challenge. Vendors from Oregon and California will be selling fabrics, patterns, notions, tools and more. Also look for demonstrations, door prizes, raffles and a silent auction. Admission is $5, children 12 and younger get in free. For further details see rvpiecemakers.com.

Crater Lake Chapter of D. A. R.: The Crater Lake Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 10:30 a.m. the first Friday of each month, Sept. through May, at the Masonic Temple Lodge, 975 N. Phoenix Road, Medford. On Friday, May 6, guest speakers, Eric Ronemus and Carolyn Davis, will give a presentation on Search and Rescue, including the specially trained dogs. See craterlakedar.org.

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 East Main St. Look for casual, supportive conversation and interpretation. Native speakers are welcome to help. Call 541-779-1829.

Slopes & Trails: Slopes & Trails will host a free meet-and-greet at 5 p.m. Friday, May 6, at Stoneriver Vineyards 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent. The nonprofit organization provides social and recreational activities. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. See slopes.org.

Mercy Duo: The soul, pop and R&B duo—singer Lynda Day and guitarist Dave Day — will perform at 5 p.m. Friday, May 6, at Trium Wines Tasting Room, 203 E. Main Street, Talent. See triumwines.com or call 541-625-9100.

Allison Scull and Victor Martin: Singer-songwriter and guitarist Allison Scull and sax player Victor Martin will play a mix of folk, jazz, blues and pop, along with Scull singing some of her original songs in French at 5 p.m. Friday, May 6, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Call 541-245-1133 or dancin.com.

Danielle Kelly Jazz Duo: Singer Danielle Kelly and guitarist Paul Turnipseed will perform a mix of jazz styles at 5 p.m. Friday, May 6, at Bloomsbury Blends, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. See bloomsburyblends.com or call 541-708-0608.

Barrel-Aged Troubadours: The 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, May 6, at Pebblestone Cellars, 1670 Pioneer Road, Phoenix. See pebblestonecellars.com or call 541-512-1704.

Highway Bound: The Country music trio featuring Erica Flynn on vocals, and guitarists Jimi and Alex Detweiler will perform at 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 6, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Dayton Mason: Gypsy jazz singer, songwriter and guitarist Dayton Mason will perform at 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 6, at Dunbar Farms Rocky Knoll Winery, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Admission is free. See dunbarfarms.com or call 541-414-3363.

Little Giantess: Rock ’n’ roll duo The Little Giantess will perform a blend of guitar driven blues rock, sultry jazz and a touch of rockabilly/country in an eclectic mix of covers and originals at 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 6, at Hummingbird Estate Winery, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See hummingbirdestate.com or call 541-930-2650.

Mark Thales: Singer-songwriter and guitarist Mark Thales will perform a blend of indie rock and pop at 6 p.m. Friday, May 6, at Anchor Valley Wine, 150 S. Oregon St., Jacksonville. See anchorvalleywine.com or call 541-702-2355.

Band of Brothers: Vocalist Megan Baker, guitarist and vocalist Steve Hopkins, bassist John Lingafelter, and Nevin Van Manen on keys will perform at 6 p.m. Friday, May 6, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.

Fogline: Country band Fogline will perform original country rock and folk music at 6 p.m. Friday, May 6, 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.

Paul Jenny & Tom Freeman: Musicians Paul Jenny and Tom Freeman will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, May 6, at Bella Union Restaurant, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville. See bellau.com or call 541-899-1770.

Brothers Reed: Aaron Reed and Philip Reed will perform original acoustic pop, blues and folk at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 6, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. The music of this local band evokes finger-picking folk singers of the ‘60s and ‘70s, but with a contemporary and boundless edge. Cultivated from years of performing in bands ranging from heavy metal, reggae and rock, to punk, country, and funk, their musical agility is at the root of this diverse yet seamless folk-brand. Tickets are $28; VIP ticket packages available. Tickets and further information can be found at craterian.org, at the box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., or by calling 541-779-3000.

Youth Symphony of Southern Oregon: YSSO, conducted by Cynthia Hutton, will perform its final concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 6, in the Oregon Center for the Arts Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., at Southern Oregon University, Ashland; at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at the Grants Pass Performing Arts Center, on the campus of Grants Pass High School, 830 N.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass; and at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 8, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. The Combined Symphony-Orchestra will play two movements of the “Concerto for Horn in E-flat Major, KV 495” by W.A. Mozart. The featured soloist is 2022 Concerto Competition winner, Ellie McGary, a senior at North Medford High School. Also on the concert program are arrangements of “Roman Carnival Overture” by Hector Berlioz and “Prelude to Carmen” by Georges Bizet, “Fiddler’s Day” by Ralph Matesky, an arrangement of Meredith Willson’s “Seventy-Six Trombones” from the musical “The Music Man,” and a special arrangement of selections from the musical “West Side Story” by Leonard Bernstein. Tickets are $10, $5 for students with ID. Tickets for the Ashland and Grants Pass 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. For further details see ysso.org, email at info@ysso.org or call 541-858-8859.

Tabari McCoy: Stand-up comedian Tabari McCoy will perform along with opening act Chris Porter from 8 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 6-7, at Chadwick’s Pub & Sports Bar, at the Rogue Regency Inn, 2300 Biddle Road Medford. A fan of stand-up comedy dating back to when he would laugh at Laffy Taffy wrappers, Tabari’s sense of humor reflects a wide assortment of influences, speaking on everything from every day annoyances to pop culture, sports and his own personal experiences. $15 cover. See rogueregency.com/comedy-club or call 1-800-535-5805.

The Bouray: The five-piece band will play a blend funk, hip-hop, American folk and rock ’n’ roll at 9 p.m. Friday, May 6, at Local 31 Pub, 31 Water St., Ashland. See local31pub.com or call 541-708-6813.

Saturday, May 7

Ashland Saturday Market: Fresh and organic seasonal produce, bakery items, artisan food, plants and other goods are available from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 30, along Oak Street in downtown Ashland. See rvgrowersmarket.com.

Medford Cars & Coffee: Car enthusiasts can meet from 9 a.m. 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. See growersmarket.org.

Lithia Artisans Market: More than 40 artisans display and sell handcrafted items from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through October along Calle Guanajuato, the pedestrian walkway behind the downtown plaza that runs next to Ashland Creek in Ashland. Call 541-301-9811 or see lithiaartisansmarket.com.

Jacksonville Garden Club: The Jacksonville Garden Club will hold their annual Spring sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 7, near the Jacksonville Post Office on the corner of Oregon and California Streets. Look for fresh-cut flower arrangements, perennials, house plants, vegetable starts, succulents and more. Proceeds support local scholarships and beautification projects. Call 541-899-2029.

Ed Dunsavage Trio: Guitarist Ed Dunsavage, bassist Joe Cohoon and drummer Gary “Chicken” Hirsh will perform jazz standards and arrangements from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at La Baguette Music Café, 340 A St., Ashland. See labaguettemusiccafe.com or call 541-482-0855.

Royal Tea Party: The Ghostlight Playhouse will hold a “Royal Tea Party” with Belle, Cinderella and Anna (from “Frozen”), at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 7, at the Ghostlight Playhouse, 115 E. Main St., Medford. The tea party will features stories, songs and crafts led by the royal hosts. Guests are encouraged to dress as royalty. Tickets are $15, $10 for ages 12 and younger. Admission includes tea, coffee, lemonade and light snacks. Wine, beer and cider will be available for purchase. For tickets and information see randalltheatre.com or calling 541-690-8810.

Oregon Oldtime Fiddlers Association: The group will perform from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 7, during the Vintage Fair, at the Butte Creek Mill, 402 N. Royal Ave., Eagle Point. Call 541-779-8145 or see ootfa4.org.

Butte Falls Heritage Day: The Town of Butte Falls will celebrate its long and rich history from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 7, with free tours of four heritage sites — The Old Medco Caboose, the Butte Falls Fish Hatchery (now a Natural Resource Center for the Butte Falls School District), the Pioneer Cemetery and the Smith House and Museum. Pick up an entry card at any of the four heritage sites, stop in at each of the locations to receive a stamp, then turn your stamped card in at the Sugar Pine Company Café, 342 Broad St., by 4 p.m. that day to collect a prize. The Old Medco Caboose is next to the Butte Falls library at 626 Fir Ave.; Smith House and Museum is located at 432 E. Pine St.; Butte Falls Fish Hatchery is about a mile east of Butte Falls at 580 Fish Lake Road; Butte Falls Pioneer Cemetery is two miles west of town, off of Butte Falls Highway on N. Obenchain Road. On Friday, May 6, beginning at 7 p.m., the Smith House and Museum will host a movie night with popcorn. You’ll hear stories and recollections from those who grew up in Butte Falls and the surrounding area. For more information call 541-821-6850 or email at cah5995@gmail.com.

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.

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.

David Kai: Singer-songwriter and guitarist David Kai will perform at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at Wild Wines Winery, 4550 Little Applegate Road, Jacksonville. See enjoywildwines.com or call 541-899-1565.

Joshua Paul: Guitarist and singer Joshua Paul will perform a blend of Americana, rock, country, and blues at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at Stone River Winery and Vineyard, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent. Call 541-631-9583.

Bekkah McAlvage & The Dusty Rubies: The trio — fiddler Jessie Monter, banjo picker Rachel Buklad, and Bekkah McAlvage on guitar — will perform old-time roots music at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at Dunbar Farms Rocky Knoll Winery, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Bekkah McAlvage will also celebrate her first solo album release, “Madrona,” which features country-folk infused original songs. McAlvage on guitar and vocals, along with her band —fiddler Julie May, banjo picker Rachel Buklad, bassist Michael Lindgren, Craig Martin on pedal steel — will perform selections from the album. Admission is free. See dunbarfarms.com or call 541-414-3363.

Matt & Amy: Local singing-songwriting duo with Georgia roots, Matt & Amy, will perform country-rock covers and originals at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at Anchor Valley Wine, 150 S. Oregon St., Jacksonville. See anchorvalleywine.com or call 541-702-2355.

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 6 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

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. Saturday, May 7, at Bayer Family Estate Winery, 11663 Agate Road, Eagle Point. See bayerfamilyestate.com or call 541-826-8953.

Adam Gabriel & The Cavaliers: Adam Gabriel and The Cavaliers will perform acoustic Southern rock and soul music at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. $5 cover. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.

Ericka Flockoi: Singer-songwriter Erika Flockoi will perform original songs in the rock and country genre, as well as covers of classic rock favorites at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at Walkabout Brewing Co., 921 Mason Way, Medford. See walkaboutbrewing.com or call 541-734-4677.

Metal Show: Hear metal bands Dead Leslie, Phenom, and Amerikan Metal Project perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at Johnny B’s, 120 E. 6th St., Medford. Must be 21 or older to attend. See jbsmedford.com or call 458-226-2722.

Cover 3: Lead vocalist Michael Campbell, guitarist Chris Graves and percussionist Kevin Masterson will perform contemporary, country, Motown classics, R&B and everything in between at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at Bella Union Restaurant, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville. See bellau.com or call 541-899-1770.

Pier Pressure: Five-piece rock band Pier Pressure will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at Grape Street Bar & Grill, 31 S. Grape St., Medford. See grapestreetbarandgrill.com or call 541-500-8881.

Kolby Stancil: Guitarist and singer Kolby Stancil will perform rock and reggae covers and originals at 9 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at Local 31 Pub, 31 Water St., Ashland. See local31pub.com or call 541-708-6813.

Sunday, May 8

Jacksonville Farmers Market: The market is open from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Sunday through October on the grounds of the Historic Jacksonville Courthouse, 206 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville. You’ll find local produce, fresh baked goods, naturally raised beef, local seafood, beverages, treats, prepared foods, arts, crafts and live music. Find jville.market on Facebook for updates and further information.

Medford Railroad Park: The park, at Table Rock Road and Berrydale Avenue in Medford, will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. the second and fourth Sunday of every month through October. 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. See ci.medford.or.us.

Jared Gutridge: Acoustic guitarist Jared Gutridge (of rock band Blender) will perform a blend of indie rock and pop originals and covers at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 8, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

David Cahalan: Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist David Cahalan will perform at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 8, at Augustino Estate at The Big Red Barn, 16995 N. Applegate Road, Grants Pass. See augustinoestate.com or call 541-846-1881.

Verna and Robbie: Vocalist Verna Dodge, along with guitarist and vocalist Robbie DaCosta, will perform a mix of blues, oldies, rockabilly, country and jazz at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 8, at Dunbar Farms Rocky Knoll Winery, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Reservations recommended. See dunbarfarms.com or call 541-414-3363.

David Barnes: Southern Oregon singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, David Barnes, will perform original music and select covers from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 8, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.

The Fret Drifters: Guitar duo Andy Casad and Nick Garrett-Powell will perform upbeat, acoustic rhythms at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 8, at Del Rio Vineyards, 52 N. River Road, Gold Hill. See delriovineyards.com or call 541-855-2062.

Equamore Horse Sanctuary: Equamore Horse Sanctuary will hold a social from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 8, at Equamore Sanctuary, 4723 Highway 66, Ashland. Visit with the horses and donkeys, meet the staff and volunteers and learn about the horse rescue organization. Mimosas, wine, lemonade, coffee and deserts will be served. Admission is free, donations accepted. See euqmore.org, email at equamore@charter.net or call 541-482-5550 for more information.

Stardust: Singer Victoria Lawton-Diez, guitarist Tim Church, bassist Dave Miller, and special guest Paul Schmeling on sax, will play a mix of Latin, American standards, Latin, Spanish, and French songs and pop music at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 8, 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, folk and original music at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, May 8, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. Admission is free. See paschalwinery.com or call 541-535-7957.

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 4 p.m. Sunday, May 8, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541499-0449.

Michal Palzewicz Trio: *NOTE: This show has been postponed due to weather.* The trio — violinist and cellist Michal Palzewicz, vocalist, guitarist and banjoist Dan Sherrill, and percussionist Reed Bentley — will perform original compositions and arrangements at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 8, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. Tickets are $25. To reserve tickets email at gpwreservations@gmail.com. For further details see grizzlypeakwinery.com or call 541-482-5700.

DeLuxe: The band DeLuxe will perform covers of classic rock tunes at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 8, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.

Jazz Vespers: Pianist Thor Polson, bassist Dave Miller and percussionist Theresa McCoy will perform original compositions and seldom-heard masterpieces written by well-known jazz composers at 5 p.m. Sunday, May 8, at First Presbyterian Church, 85 S. Holly St., Medford. Also see photography of Rogue Valley Jazz musicians in performance by Andy Ullrich in the Corridor Gallery. Admission is free. Call 541-779-1711.

Blue Lightning: This high-energy dance band — Sue Lundquist on keys and guitar, Rhonda Loftis on drums, Trish Cook, Dianne Strong-Summerhays on vocals, Crystal Reeves on electric violin, Brent Norton on lead guitar and Cedrick Buckingham on bass will perform at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, May 8, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. $5 cover. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Monday, May 9

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.

Children’s Garden StoryWalk: Visit the garden outside the Children’s department at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave., during regular library operating hours through the months of March, April and May, to join in the “Read Outside” program. Pages from a picture book will be displayed for you to follow along and enjoy. Come back each month for a new story. For further details, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-8679.

DART Mobile Services: The JCLS DART outreach vehicle, which visits a variety of locations throughout Jackson County, is a Wi-Fi hotspot and computer lab all rolled into one. Library staff, known as Mobile Services Specialists, offer use of their laptop computers, along with tech help and special programs and presentations. Anyone within a 300-foot radius of DART can access its Wi-Fi for free. To learn more, including the most up-to-date schedule of stops, see jcls.org/DART or call 541-774-8679.

Mathematics Lecture: Vrushali Bokil, professor of Mathematics and the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies in the College of Science at Oregon State University, will present “Mathematics - A Language for Understanding Love, Life, and the Universe” at 3:30 p.m. Monday, May 9, in the science auditorium, Room 151, at Southern Oregon University, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Bokil will discuss how math is the language of science and can help us analyze changes in motion and emotions, the spread of viruses, and ideas. Math is critical to understanding the causes and cures of disease, cooperation and competition within populations, opinions of groups of people leading to consensus, and the trajectories of celestial objects. From the analysis of poetry written during the Renaissance, to the dance of the planets as captured by the laws of Johannes Kepler, the mathematics of change inspires creativity and a uniquely human endeavor for critically thinking about our world. Admission is free. Call 541-552-6341 or email at johnsonr@sou.edu.

Siskiyou Koi and Pond Club: Those interested in koi fish and fish ponds can meet at 6 p.m. the second Monday of each month. Club meetings are held to educate, support and assist other members with the hobby. Learn about building a pond or solving problems in an existing pond. Meetings are potluck and held at members homes, outdoors by a pond. Call 541-601-5525 for directions to the meetings and further information.

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, May 10

Ashland Rogue Valley Growers & Crafters Market: Seasonal fruits and vegetables, fresh-cut flowers, crafts, specialty foods, drinks and more are available from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays through November, at the National Guard Armory, 1420 E. Main St., Ashland. See rvgrowersmarket.com.

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.

Social Dance Club: Dance to music performed by Darren Kuykendall from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays at the Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, 3377 Table Rock Road, Medford. Dances include swing, foxtrot, waltz, cha-cha, Tango and more. You do not need a partner to participate. Admission is $5-$6. Call or text 541-941-1973.

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 Teen Advisory Group: Motivated teens in grades 7 to 12 can meet to brainstorm ideas, discuss books and movies, help make decisions on programming and displays in the teen library, make crafts, discuss books and movies, and more at 4:30 p.m. the second Tuesday 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.

Medford Library Book Chat: Adults 18 and older can discuss selected books with others in this reading group at 5:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of every month at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. The book to be discussed on Tuesday, May 10, will be “The Water Dancer” by Ta-Nehisi Coates. This meeting will also be available via Zoom. To reserve a copy of the book of the month, for further details 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.

Medicare presentation: Linda Clarkson, and Cheryl Harrison of Futurity First Insurance Group will give a free presentation, “Medicare 101,” at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, at the Santo Community Center, 701 N. Columbus Ave., Medford. Presenters will review Medicare Part A and Part B, as well as Medicare Advantage (Part C) plans and Medicare Supplement health insurance plans. Participants also will learn how Medicare Part D prescription drug plans work and how to get help with the cost of prescription drugs. Presentations are intended for people who are turning 65 and are new to Medicare. To register, call 541-973-2100 or email roguemedicare@ffig.com.

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. Call 541-595-8247 or see southernoregonsoundchorus.com.

Rock Garden Society: The Siskiyou Chapter of the North American Rock Garden Society meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month September through May, in Lidgate Hall behind Medford Congregational United Church of Christ, 1801 E. Jackson St., Medford. On Tuesday, May 10, botanist and long-standing NARGS member, Christine Ebrahimi, will present “Flowers and Hikes of the Warner Mountains, Eastern California.” Located in northeastern California and extending up into southeastern Oregon is an 85-mile long range called the Warner Mountains, one of many high-elevation, remote ranges within the semi-arid Great Basin region. Boasting breathtaking scenery, alpine lakes, flower-filled meadows and alpine ridge lines, the Warner Mountains are a “close-to-home” area that deserves a better look. Ebrahimi will share her experiences hiking and botanizing this isolated and little known region of the West in the summers of 2011 and 2014. All are welcome. Masks and social distancing requested. See siskiyousummits.org or call 541-840-0929.

Menopause The Musical: In this laugh-out-loud musical, a lingerie sale brings four women together where what’s actually revealed is their mutual experience in facing “The Change” head on with unbridled honesty and humor. From hot flashes to sex, there’s no topic untouched in uproarious musical parodies set to tunes from the ‘60s, ‘70s, and ‘80s. This hilarious show is now entering its 20th year, reveling in its distinction as one of the longest running off Broadway tours in history. Curtain is set to rise at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. Tickets are $48, $45 or $42. Tickets and further information can be found at craterian.org, at the box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., or by calling 541-779-3000.

Polyrhythmics: Seattle-based band Polyrhythmics will perform progressive funk, psychedelic rock and modern afro-beat tunes at 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, May 10-11, at the Talent Club, 114 Talent Ave., Talent. Tickets are $15. See talentclublive.com for ticket info or call 541-535-2721.

Wednesday, May 11

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. Admission is $12.50, $10.50 for ages 2 through 12 and 65 and older, and free for kids under age 2, $3 for SNAP/Oregon Trail card holders. 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.

Make a Kite: Kids are invited to celebrate the outdoors and the blustery spring weather by decorating kites at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Inspired by the Japanese koinobori design (an easy-to-fly windsock kite that looks like a carp), participants will be able to create a kite that represents their vision, and sense of fun. This program will be held in person, outside. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-8679.

Kid Stitching: Instructor Bonni Engelhardt will give a demonstration and show kids of all ages how to finger knit using their own hands to create knitted projects with a simple stitch at 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, at the Jacksonville library, 340 W. C St. For further details or to register, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-899-1665.

Shae and Jenni: Singer Shae Celine along with guest, Jenni, will perform at 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Call 541-245-1133 or dancin.com.

Phil Reed: Phil Reed, member of the duo Brothers Reed, will perform original acoustic pop, blues and folk at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

David Cahalan: Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist David Cahalan will perform at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, at Hummingbird Estate Winery, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See hummingbirdestate.com or call 541-930-2650.

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, May 11, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. $15 cover, includes dinner, or $5 cover. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.

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 from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, at Grape Street Bar & Grill, 31 S. Grape St., Medford. See grapestreetbarandgrill.com or call 541-500-8881.

Blunderbusst: Bands Blunderbusst, The March Divide, and Mason Alexander will perform at 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, at Johnny B’s, 120 E. 6th St., Medford. See jbsmedford.com or call 458-226-2722.

Thursday, May 12

Medford Growers Market: Fresh and organic seasonal produce, fresh-cut flowers, crafts and food carts are available from local farms and vendors from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursdays through November, in Hawthorne Park, 501 E. Main St., corner of East Jackson and Hawthorne streets, Medford. See rvgrowersmarket.com.

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.

Irish Music: Hear live traditional Irish and Celtic music by a variety of local musicians and join in dancing led by Alexis Jordan at 5:30 p.m. every Thursday at Dunbar Farms Rocky Knoll Winery, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Admission is free. See dunbarfarms.com or call 541-414-3363.

Medicare presentation: Linda Clarkson, and Cheryl Harrison of Futurity First Insurance Group will give a free presentation, “Medicare 101,” at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 12, at the Jacksonville Community Center, 160 E. Main St., Jacksonville. Presenters will review Medicare Part A and Part B, as well as Medicare Advantage (Part C) plans and Medicare Supplement health insurance plans. Participants also will learn how Medicare Part D prescription drug plans work and how to get help with the cost of prescription drugs. Presentations are intended for people who are turning 65 and are new to Medicare. To register, call 541-973-2100 or email roguemedicare@ffig.com.

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. Thursday, May 12, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. $5 cover. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Aaron Reed: Aaron Reed, member of the duo Brothers Reed, will perform original acoustic pop, blues and folk at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 12, at Jefferson Spirits, 404 E. Main St, Medford. See jeffersonspirits.com, Jefferson Spirits on Facebook or call 541-500-1349.

Trivia Night: Lighthearted games of trivia are available at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at Portal Brewing, 100 E 6th St, Medford. Participation is free; prize for winning team. Call 541-326-2261.

Joshua Paul: Guitarist and singer Joshua Paul will perform a blend of Americana, rock, country, and blues at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 12, at Bella Union Restaurant, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville. See bellau.com or call 541-899-1770.

Sweet Plot: Band Sweet Plot will perform a blend of funk, Soul and rock at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 12, at the Talent Club, 114 Talent Ave., Talent. $15 cover. See talentclublive.com for ticket info or call 541-535-2721.

Electric Eel: Guitarist and vocalist Pete Hille and Mark Lackey, bassist Chris Cunningham, and drummer Jason Margulis, will perform rock tunes at 9 p.m. Thursday, May 12, at Local 31 Pub, 31 Water St., Ashland. See local31pub.com or call 541-708-6813.

Friday, May 13

Preschool Puppet Theatre: Join Sammy Salmon and friends as they discover the wonders of our natural world at 10:30 a.m. the second Friday of each month on the lawn in front of the North Mountain Park Nature Center, 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Admission is $10. A short environmental lesson will be followed by the puppet show and playtime. A craft or hands-on activity will follow. No late seating is allowed. For further information see ashlandparksandrec.org, email at parksinfo@ashland.or.us or call 541-488-5340.

Adam Gabriel: Singer and songwriter Adam Gabriel will perform acoustic Southern rock and soul music at 5 p.m. Friday, May 13, at Bloomsbury Blends, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. See bloomsburyblends.com or call 541-708-0608.

JustaDuo: Singer Alois Henderson and multi-instrumentalist and singer Albert Lee will perform easy listening pop and light rock at 5 p.m. Friday, May 13, at Trium Wines Tasting Room, 203 E. Main Street, Talent. See triumwines.com or call 541-625-9100.

Malinka: Hear world folk music sung in English, Spanish, Russian, Serbian, and Romani by Malinka at 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 13, at Dunbar Farms Rocky Knoll Winery, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Admission is free. See dunbarfarms.com or call 541-414-3363.

Rick Millward: Singer, songwriter and guitarist Rick Millward will perform a mix of classic and current rock, pop, folk and original music at 6 p.m. Friday, May 13, at Anchor Valley Wine, 150 S. Oregon St., Jacksonville. See anchorvalleywine.com or call 541-702-2355.

Frankie Hernandez Band: Singer, songwriter and guitar and horn player Frankie Hernandez and his band will play a blend of soul, funk, Latin, and reggae at 6 p.m. Friday, May 13, at Bayer Family Estate Winery, 11663 Agate Road, Eagle Point. See bayerfamilyestate.com or call 541-826-8953.

The Reverberays: Chico Cornell, Hefe Rodriguez, Guapo Chuzman, Fia Stone will perform a mix of classic instrumental surf rock and surf-inspired standards that feature vocals, as well as obscure covers and originals at 6 p.m. Friday, May 13, at Walkabout Brewing Co., 921 Mason Way, Medford. See walkaboutbrewing.com or call 541-734-4677.

Gypsy Rogue: Guitarists Dan Fellman and Tim Church along with Michael Vannice on sax and Bruce McKern on bass will perform a variety of jazz and swing styles at 6 p.m. Friday, May 13, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Blue Lightning: This high-energy dance band — Sue Lundquist on keys and guitar, Rhonda Loftis on drums, Trish Cook, Dianne Strong-Summerhays on vocals, Crystal Reeves on electric violin, Brent Norton on lead guitar and Cedrick Buckingham on bass will perform at 6 p.m. Friday, May 13, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.

Shine Jazz Trio: The jazz trio, led by Steve Shine, will perform vintage jazz and classic swing at 6 p.m. Friday, May 13, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.

Haunted History Tour: Costumed docents will lead an hour-long “Haunted History” tour the second Friday of each month through Sept. 16, in downtown Jacksonville. Guests will be introduced to some of the town’s historic buildings along with the restless ghosts and spirits who still occupy them. The 7 and 7:30 p.m. courthouse tour features stories of brothels, epidemics and hangings. The 7:15 and 7:45 p.m. Britt Hill tour shares tales of arson, saloons and Oregon’s first Chinatown. The walking tours are not your “typical” ghost tours with special effects but are history tours about real hauntings resulting from past events. Tours are $10, and reservations are required. Reservations must be made on-line at historicjacksonville.org/haunted-history-tours, no later than 4 p.m. on the day of the tour. Tours leave from the Jacksonville Visitors Center at the corner of N. Oregon and C streets. Proceeds go to the maintenance of Jacksonville’s historic buildings. Call 541-245-3650 for reservations. For additional information see historicjacksonville.org or email at info@historicjacksonville.org for information or call 541-245-3650.

Pinsky and Phil: Guitar and harmonica duo David Pinsky and Phil Newton will play original ‘60s-style Chicago blues duets at 7 p.m. Friday, May 13, at Bella Union Restaurant, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville. See bellau.com or call 541-899-1770.

Tutunov Piano Series: The Tutunov Piano Series will close its 10th anniversary season with a live concert by two International Piano Competition winners, Robert Yan and Xiting Yang, who will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 13, 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. Tickets for the live performance are $25; $20 for seniors and can be purchased online at sou.universitytickets.com. For further information, see oca.sou.edu or call 541-552-6348.

Jeuse Kastoan: Jeuse Kastoan will perform with special guests Damaen, Tyron Player and Will Nova at 8 p.m. Friday, May 13, at Johnny B’s, 120 E. 6th St., Medford. $10 cover. See jbsmedford.com or call 458-226-2722.