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Live Rogue Valley music, growers markets, Bird Day & more: May 13

A bald eagle from Wildlife Images visited the Rogue Valley Bird Day in 2008. The wildlife rehabilitation organization will again be present at this year's celebration with live birds. See listing below. MT file photo
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.

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 13, at Las Palmas Mexican Restaurant, 210 E. California St., Jacksonville. The nonprofit organization provides social and recreational activities. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. See slopes.org.

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.

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.

Pozitronics & Alquimistas: The Pozitronics will perform R&B and classic rock along with The Alquimistas who will perform Brazilian inspired music at 6 p.m. Friday, May 13, at the Bellview Grange, 1050 Tollman Creek Road, Ashland. Admission is $20.

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.

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 7 p.m. Friday, May 13, at Walkabout Brewing Co., 921 Mason Way, Medford. See walkaboutbrewing.com or call 541-734-4677.

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.

Rogue Comedy Underground: Camelot Theatre will host Rogue Comedy Underground in a high energy stand-up comedy show featuring up and coming local and regional comedians at 8 p.m. Friday, May 13, at the Camelot Theatre, 101 Talent Ave., Talent. Comedians Matty J, Kenzie McKillip, Nick Makar, Tanner Torkelson and MC Ty Boyce will perform. Tickets are $25. For tickets and further information see camelottheatre.org or call the Box Office at 541-535-5250. Box Office hours are noon to 5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. See website or call box office for current COVID-19 requirements.

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.

Will Solomon: Singer-songwriter Will Solomon will perform at 8:30 p.m. Friday, May 13, at Oberon’s Restaurant & Bar, 45 N. Main St., Ashland. See oberonsashland.com or call 541-708-6652.

Saturday, May 14

Rogue Valley Bird Day: Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day which highlights migratory birds and offers community members an opportunity to learn about the birds visiting their own backyards, from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 14, at North Mountain Park, 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Look for Wildlife Images exhibits and live birds, guided bird walks, kid’s activities, contests, prizes and more. This year’s theme focuses on the impacts of light pollution, encouraging humans to “dim the lights for birds at night.” All activities are free. For further information see roguevalleybirdday.net or call 541-488-5340.

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.

Soroptimist Garden Tour: Take a self-guided tour from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 14, through eight gardens in Medford, Talent and Ashland. See flowers, ponds, vegetables, garden art, and beautifully designed outdoor spaces. Tour tickets are $20 each and can be purchased through May 13 at any Rogue Valley Grange Co-op or the Blue Door Garden Store, 130 W. California St., Jacksonville. Tickets are available May 14 at Roxy Ann Winery from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Proceeds support local women and girls in accomplishing their educational and professional goals. For more information, see soroptimistinnorthvalley.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 corner of Fourth and F Streets, 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.

Historic Cemetery Presentation: Friends of Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery will offer a talk and walking tour from 10 a.m. to noon the second Saturday of each month through September 10. A new topic will be presented each month. On May 14, talk will be “Changing Burial Practices,” and the walking tour will focus on the cemetery’s restoration projects and the work of local volunteers in recognition of National Historic Preservation Month. The cemetery is located at the top of the Cemetery Road, Jacksonville, where you will meet your docents and parking is available. No reservations required; admission is free but donations accepted. For further details see friendsjvillecemetery.orgor call 541 826-9939.

Author Talk: Local Young Adult novelist Jennie Englund will read from her novel, “Taylor Before and After,” and answer questions about the writing and publishing process at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 14, 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.

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. Call 541-772-8118 or see roguegallery.org.

Local History Presentation: Annice Black will give a presentation on Forest Creek history at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at the Ruch library, 7919 Highway 238. Forest Creek is a tributary of the Applegate River. From its origins to the confluence, people have settled, mined, logged, built barns and schools, and buried their dead in the Log Town Cemetery. Black will tell a story of the neighbors who populated the places along the creek. The talk will cover the 1850s to current days — the geography, early settlers, and economics of mining, farming, and logging. Her presentation will include photos of Forest Creek School, mining on Forest Creek in the 1930s and early ‘40s, and Mt. Isabelle Forest Fire Lookout. For further details or to register, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-899-7438.

Art With a View: Peruse locally produced art, listen to live music and stroll the pollinator-friendly grounds of a solar-powered gallery from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at the rural property of Gambrel Gallery, 1980 E. Main St., Ashland. Twenty-two artists will display and sell works ranging from painting and collage to glass and ceramic to jewelry and textiles to metal lawn sculptures and art made with repurposed materials from the Almeda Fire. A silent auction and hourly raffle drawings will be held with proceeds to benefit the Ashland Gallery Association, Pollinator Project Rogue Valley and reconstruction of the historical Malmgren Garage, which burned in 2020’s Almeda Fire. Food will be available for purchase from Stone’s Jamaican Roots & Juice and Martha’s Food Truck, along with local wines, beers and nonalcoholic beverages. Live music will be performed by local bands including the Danielle Kelly Trio, Dusty Rubies, Wilderland, and TC and the Reactions. Admission is free. See ashlandgalleries.com for further details.

Bike Safety Basics: Mike Vergeer from the Rogue Valley Transportation District will give a hands-on presentation on bike safety from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Vergeer will offer bike safety tips, then move on to hands-on safety drills and a test ride. Participants will need to bring a helmet and a bicycle that is in good working condition in order to participate in the drills and test ride. For further details or to register, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-8679.

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.

Make Art Saturday: Lori Wilson will offer an all-ages introduction to creating art through a variety of different mediums at 2 p.m. the second Saturday of each month at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. On Saturday, May 14, learn how to paint ”mandala” designs on rocks using gel pens. Registration is required. For further details or to register, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-535-7090.

Panel Discussion: Three of Eagle Point’s mayors — all women — will talk about their experiences in the job during the free “Love Local History” spring speaker series held by the Eagle Point museum, at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at the Ashpole Community Center, 17 S. Buchanan St., Eagle Point. The panel will consist of Mayor Ruth Jenks, who was elected in 2018 and is currently mayor of Eagle Point, and two earlier mayors who were elected in the 1980s, Donna Butchino and Laree Linder. They will talk about the political landscape of the 1980s from a woman’s point of view and contrast it with that of 2020. They will also discuss what motivated them to seek public office, what their challenges were, what they are most proud of in their terms of service and the many ways that Eagle Point has changed during their tenures. For further information, call 541-552-0743 or email at mbattistellaor@gmail.com.

Lily Jo’s Revolution: The trio, Lily Jo’s Revolution, will perform plugged in acoustic soulful originals along with select covers at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at Miners Bazzar, 235 E California St, Jacksonville. See theminersbazaar.com or call 541- 702-2380.

Scott Nelson: Musician Scott Nelson will perform at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541499-0449.

Summer Blues Revue: The Rogue Blues Society will hold their annual family-friendly Blues revue concert from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at Plaisance Ranch and Winery, 16955 Watergap Road, Williams. Look for performances by David Pinsky and Phil Newton, the Portland-based Ben Rice Trio, and the and Lisa Mann Band. Advance tickets are $25, $20 for ages 17 and younger; $30, $25 for ages 17 and younger at the gate. Kids 10 and younger get in free. Gates open at 4 p.m. For further information see rogueblues.org.

Danielle Kelly Jazz Trio: Singer Danielle Kelly, guitarist Paul Turnipseed and bassist Jeff Addicott will play a mix of jazz styles at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at Hummingbird Estate Winery, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See hummingbirdestate.com or call 541-930-2650.

Tim Church: Guitarist Tim Church will play a mix of classical, jazz, Spanish and Brazilian instrumentals at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at Callahan’s Mountain Lodge, 7100 Old Highway 99 S., Ashland. See callahanslodge.com/events or call 541-482-1299.

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. Saturday, May 14, at Stone River Winery and Vineyard, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent. Call 541-631-9583.

Jim Quinby: Pianist Jim Quinby will perform at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at Dunbar Farms Rocky Knoll Winery, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Admission is free. See dunbarfarms.com or call 541-414-3363.

Miller Twins: The Miller Twins — Ben and Nat — on guitar, mandolin, tenor banjo, and vocals will perform a blend of folk and bluegrass music at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at Anchor Valley Wine, 150 S. Oregon St., Jacksonville. See anchorvalleywine.com or call 541-702-2355.

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 6 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Pacifica: Vocalist Alissa Weaver, guitarist and vocalist Jack Fischer, and drummer Michael Whipple will perform at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. $5 cover. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.

Haley Heynderickx: Haley Heynderickx and her band will perform will perform folk music reminiscent of the ‘60s and ‘70s mixed with jazz at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at Fry Family Farm, 2184 Ross Lane, Medford. Tickets are $25, children 12 and under get in free. Tickets are available online at eventbrite.com. Fry Family Farm will serve organic pizza, salads, wine and beer; bring your own seating. No pets or outside food and drinks. Doors open at 6 p.m. For further information see ashlandfolkcollective.com.

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 7 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at Bella Union Restaurant, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville. See bellau.com or call 541-899-1770.

Southern Oregon Repertory Singers: The singers, under the direction of Paul French, will present “A Distant Song,” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 14, and 3 p.m. Sunday, May 15, in the Music Recital Hall, 405 S. Mountain Ave., on the Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland. The concert includes two seldom-heard works by Baroque master, Claudio Monteverdi in which the choir will be accompanied by flutes, keyboard and cello. Other selections are Josef Rheinberger’s “Abendlied” (Night Song) as well as two recent arrangements of songs by Clara Schumann. Early 20th century composer, Lili Boulanger, will also be featured with her “Soir Sur la Pleine” (Evening on the Plain). The second half of the concert shifts culturally with “Edo Lullaby,” a Japanese folk song; “Selene’s Boat,” an homage to the Greek goddess of the moon; and a setting by American composer, Alvin Trotman, of poetry by the eighth century Chinese poet, Li Po. “A Distant Song,” comes from a French poem by Rainer Maria Rilke. The concert will close with a newly commissioned piece by Jodi French based on the Sarah Teasdale poem, “Barter.” Tickets are $25, $5 for students and Oregon Trail card holders. A livestream of the concert will be available for $15. All patrons must be fully vaccinated and boosted against COVID and show proof of vaccination and booster at the door. Masks are required throughout the performance. Unvaccinated children will not be admitted. For tickets and further information see repsingers.org or by call 541-552-0900.

Heart by Heart: Original members of the rock band Heart — Steve Fossen and Michael Derosier — are back together, and with their new band will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. As the original rhythm section for the American rock band Heart, bassist Steve Fossen and drummer Michael Derosier are the powerful driving engine behind the band’s classic hits like “Barracuda,” “Straight On,” “Crazy On You,” “Magic Man,” “Even It Up,” “Dog & Butterfly,” “Heartless,” “Kick It Out,” and the list goes on. Their incredible career with Heart established them in the annals of rock history, further proven by their 2013 induction into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame. Tickets are $35, $32 or $29; $26, $23, $20 for ages 22 and younger. Tickets and further information can be found at craterian.org, at the box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., or by calling 541-779-3000.

The Coffis Brothers: California-based brothers Jamie and Kellen Coffis will perform original songs in their signature blend of rock, blues, acoustic folk, and country at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at the Talent Club, 114 Talent Ave., Talent. Advance tickets are $15; $20 at the door. See talentclublive.com for ticket info or call 541-535-2721.

Buckle Rash: Country rock band Buckle Rash — Philip Reed and Clay Baker on guitars, T.J. Eilers on bass and Aaron Reed on drums will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at Local 31 Pub, 31 Water St., Ashland. See local31pub.com or call 541-708-6813.

Sunday, May 15

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.

Rogue Valley Rose Society: The Rogue Valley Rose Society will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 15, at Our Lady of the River Catholic Church, 3625 N. River Road, Rogue River. Rich Baer, ARS Consulting Rosarian and award-winning member and former president of the Portland Rose Society, will present “Photographing Roses.” One of his rose images was selected to be on a “Forever” stamp by the US Postal Service, and was knighted by the Royal Rosarians in 1999. All are welcome. For more information, call 541-450-1029 or 541-471-7091 or find Rogue Valley Rose Society on Facebook.

Joshua Paul: Guitarist and singer Joshua Paul will perform a blend of Americana, rock, country, and blues at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 15, at Pebblestone Cellars, 1670 Pioneer Road, Phoenix. See pebblestonecellars.com or call 541-512-1704.

Jeff Kloetzel: Singer, songwriter and guitar player Jeff Kloetzel will play an acoustic mix of pop, folk and soul, along with original songs at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, May 15, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. Admission is free. See paschalwinery.com or call 541-535-7957.

J Brothers: Brothers Mark Johnson on vocals and keyboard and Scott Johnson on electric bass, Michael Whipple on drums, and special guest Anthony Cusenza on guitar, will perform a mix of classic rock and pop at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 15, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.

Pinsky and Phil: Guitar and harmonica duo David Pinsky and Phil Newton will play original ‘60s-style Chicago blues duets at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 15, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541499-0449.

Brothers Reed: Aaron Reed and Philip Reed will perform original acoustic pop, blues and folk at 5 p.m. Sunday, May 15, at Wild Wines Winery, 4550 Little Applegate Road, Jacksonville. See enjoywildwines.com or call 541-899-1565.

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 5:30 p.m. Sunday, May 15, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Henry Rollins: Singer, songwriter and guitarist Henry Rollins will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 15, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. Rollins fronted the California hardcore punk band Black Flag from 1981 to 1986. Following the band’s breakup, Rollins established record label and publishing company 2.13.61 to release his spoken-word albums, and formed the Rollins Band. Now on the Good To See You 2022 tour, Rollins will recount the events of his life in the brief pre-COVID period since the last tour and when things got even stranger over the last several months. It’s been an interesting time to say the least and he’s got some stories to tell. Tickets are $30; VIP ticket package 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.

Michael Stahler: Singer-songwriter Michael Stahler will perform at 8 p.m. Sunday, May 15, at Oberon’s Restaurant & Bar, 45 N. Main St., Ashland. See oberonsashland.com or call 541-708-6652.

Monday, May 16

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 month of 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.

Kids’ Crafternoon: Children can join in celebrating the International Day of Light to learn about the power of the sun and light in our lives, and create a unique solar-printed bookbag using paint, found objects, and the sun at 1 p.m. Monday, May 16, at the Rogue River library, 412 E. Main St. This project will also be available as a Take-and-Make kit all week. For further details or to register, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-582-1714.

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 17

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.

Find & Read: Kids and teens can search for hidden books in various outdoor locations around Talent beginning Tuesday, May 17 through Tuesday, May 24. After you have read them, pass them on to a friend or keep them for your own collection. For further details stop by the Talent library, 101 Home St., see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-535-4163.

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.

Tuesday Afternoon Knitters: Knitters, crocheters and tatters of all skill levels can gather to learn from each other, share ideas and create new pieces from 3 to 5 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. For further information see Tuesday Afternoon Knitters on Facebook.

Kid Crafternoon: Kids 8 years and older can create a mini succulent garden using an altoid mint tin at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, at the White City library, 3143 Avenue C. For further details or to register, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-864-8880.

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, May 17, will be “Five Total Strangers” by Natalie D. Richards. 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.

Travel History Presentation: Local historian Carole Nielson will present “Egypt,” at 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, at the Shady Cove library, 22477 Highway 62. The pyramids of the Giza Plateau were built 4,500 years ago with blocks of limestone weighing from 2 1/2 tons to 9 tons. Walls and ceilings of tombs in the Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens were painted with scenes that are as vivid today as they were over 3,000 years ago. A 4,500 year-old ship made of cedar of Lebanon and Acacia wood is preserved in a climate controlled museum where it was found near the pyramids. Nielson will discuss all this and more during her talk. This program is intended for teens and adults. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-878-2270.

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 17, at the Central Point Parks and Recreation, Building A, 405 S. Fourth St., Central Point. 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.

Dillon Vanders: Singer-songwriter Dillon Vanders will perform a mix of Americana and country songs at 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, at Oberon’s Restaurant & Bar, 45 N. Main St., Ashland. See oberonsashland.com or call 541-708-6652.

Wednesday, May 18

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.

Great Outdoor Book Club: Adults interested in reading books focused on nature and the great outdoors can meet from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, at the North Mountain Park Pavilion, located behind the Nature Center, 620 N Mountain Ave, Ashland. The book to be discussed will be “The Soul of an Octopus,” by Sy Montgomery. Copies of the book are available to check out; pre-registration required. For further details or to register, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-6980.

Applegate Evening Market: Shop local directly from area farmers, artisans, and crafters, and hear live music by regional artists from 5 to 8 p.m. every Wednesday through Oct., at Electric Gardens Flower Farm, 8035 Highway 238, Jacksonville. See applegateeveningmarket.com or call 541-761-6502.

Danielle Kelly Jazz Duo: Singer Danielle Kelly and guitarist Paul Turnipseed will perform a mix of jazz styles at 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Admission is free. Call 541-245-1133 or dancin.com.

Rick Millward: Singer, songwriter and guitarist Rick Millward will perform a mix of classic and current rock, pop, folk and original music at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, at Hummingbird Estate Winery, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See hummingbirdestate.com or call 541-930-2650.

Dayton Mason: Gypsy jazz singer, songwriter and guitarist Dayton Mason will perform at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Daniel Nickels: Guitarist and singer Daniel Nickels will perform ‘90s rock and indie and folk rock at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. $15 admission and dinner, or $5 cover. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.

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. See grapestreetbarandgrill.com, find Rogue Blues Society on Facebook or call 541-500-8881.

Sam Chase & the Untraditional: San Francisco-based band Sam Chase and The Untraditional will perform a blend of rock and folk with a dash of punk thrown in at 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, at the Talent Club, 114 Talent Ave., Talent. Tickets are $15. See talentclublive.com for ticket info or call 541-535-2721.

Thursday, May 19

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.

Travel Presentation: Eagle Point residents Paul and Barbara Young will present “Africa,” a reflection on their 2019 trip to Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and South Africa, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 19, at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. This presentation considers economic, political, and educational aspects, but mostly focuses on vacation experiences and safari encounters. For further details or to register, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-826-3313.

Danielle Kelly Jazz Trio: Singer Danielle Kelly, guitarist Paul Turnipseed and bassist Jeff Addicott will play a mix of jazz styles at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 19, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

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.

Phil Reed: Phil Reed, member of the duo Brothers Reed, will perform original acoustic pop, blues and folk at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 19, at Jefferson Spirits, 404 E. Main St, Medford. See jeffersonspirits.com, Jefferson Spirits on Facebook or call 541-500-1349.

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.

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.

Hollis & Hayworth: Singer and songwriter duo Dan Sherrill and Jacqui Aubert, along with Bob Haworth, formerly a member of the bands of The Brothers Four and The Kingston Trio, will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 19, at Bella Union Restaurant, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville. See bellau.com or call 541-899-1770.

Ocean View: Indie pop and rock band Ocean View will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 19, at Oberon’s Restaurant & Bar, 45 N. Main St., Ashland. See oberonsashland.com or call 541-708-6652.

Friday, May 20

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, May 20, the book to be discussed will be “Project Hail Mary” by Andy Weir. 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.

Kevin Conness: San Francisco-based Kevin Conness will perform a mix American roots, soul, blues and R&B at 5 p.m. Friday, May 20, at Trium Wines Tasting Room, 203 E. Main Street, Talent. See triumwines.com or call 541-625-9100.

Dayton Mason & Bob Rawlings: Jazz guitarist Dayton Mason & Bob Rawlings will perform at 5 p.m. Friday, May 20, at Bloomsbury Blends, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. See bloomsburyblends.com or call 541-708-0608.

David Cahalan: Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist David Cahalan will perform at 5 p.m. Friday, May 20, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Call 541-245-1133 or dancin.com.

Marshall Stack and Friends: Singer and guitarist Marshall Stack joined by others will perform American Folk tunes at 5 p.m. Friday, May 20, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541499-0449.

Hollis & Hayworth: Singer and songwriter duo Dan Sherrill and Jacqui Aubert, along with Bob Hayworth, formerly a member of the bands of The Brothers Four and The Kingston Trio, will perform at 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 20, at Dunbar Farms Rocky Knoll Winery, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Admission is free. See dunbarfarms.com or call 541-414-3363.

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 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 20, 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. Friday, May 20, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Keenan Pruett: Multi-instrumentalist Keenan Pruett will preform a mix of classic folk songs interwoven with contemporary pop, soul, funk and rock songs at 6 p.m. Friday, May 20, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.

Nick Garrett Powell: Guitarist and singer Nick Garrett Powell, lead singer of the acoustic duo The Fret Drifters, will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, May 20, at Jefferson Spirits, 404 E. Main St, Medford. See jeffersonspirits.com, Jefferson Spirits on Facebook or call 541-500-1349.

Mercy Duo: The soul, pop and R&B duo—singer Lynda Day and guitarist Dave Day — will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, May 20, at Bella Union Restaurant, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville. See bellau.com or call 541-899-1770.

Seth Charles Band: Seth Charles and his band will play a mix of funk R&B and Soul at 8 p.m. Friday, May 20, at the Talent Club, 114 Talent Ave., Talent. Tickets are $10. See talentclublive.com for ticket info or call 541-535-2721.

Stand-Up Comedy: Stand-up comedians Carl Lee, Amanda Arnold, and Trenton Davis will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, May 20, at the Historic Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass. Tickets are $25. Doors open at 7 p.m. For tickets and further information see roguetheatre.org or call 541-471-1316.

Ghost Bomber: High-energy psychedelic ska and punk band Ghost Bomber will perform at 9 p.m. Friday, May 20, at Local 31 Pub, 31 Water St., Ashland. See local31pub.com or call 541-708-6813.