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ZZ Top opens Britt, live local music, wineries & more: June 3

ZZ Top open the 2022 season at the Britt Music & Arts Festival on Sunday, June 5. See listing. Photo by Dan Cepeda, Oil City
Friday, June 3

Gold Hill Book Sale: A book sales will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, June 3, and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 4, at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St., Gold Hill. Look for new or gently-used books. 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 541-855-1994.

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. A 20 to 30-minute educational presentation will be followed by chapter business at each meeting. For more information on chapter activities see craterlakedar.org or email at cjbisselldar@gmail.com.

Pirate and Mermaid Special Storytime: Young children are invited to a special storytime all about the treasures of land and sea at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 3, at the Rogue River library, 412 E. Main St. Crafts and activities will follow the storytime. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-582-1714.

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 541-499-6646.

Teen Movie Matinee: Teens can watch treasure and pirate-themed movies, followed by casual chat about the film from 1 to 3 p.m. every Friday through August, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Films will be rated G through PG-13. For further details and a full listing of film titles, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-8679.

Literary Dishes: Literary-themed samples of “treasured” family recipes will be offered, along with a chance to exchange recipes at 2:30 p.m. Friday, June 3, at the Applegate library, 18485 N. Applegate Road. For further details or to register, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-846-7346.

Slopes & Trails: Slopes & Trails will host a free meet-and-greet at 5 p.m. Friday, June 3, at Touvelle Lodge, 9367 Table Rock Road, Central Point. The nonprofit organization provides social and recreational activities. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. See slopes.org.

Modern Prometheus Jazz Company: The modern jazz group — Tom Stamper on drums, Adam Harris on sax, and Cedar Miller on percussion — will perform improvisational jazz at 5 p.m. Friday, June 3, at Bloomsbury Blends, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. See bloomsburyblends.com or call 541-708-0608.

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, June 3, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Call 541-245-1133 or dancin.com.

Positively 1st Street: Listen to music, sip award-winning wine and enjoy Kaleidoscope pizza. Music by Positively 1st Street strings and vocals. Open at 1 p.m., music from 5-7. Kids and leashed-pets welcome. Pebblestone Cellars, 1670 Pioneer Rd. Talent. 541-512-1655

Brother: The tribal Celtic trio — Angus Richardson on bagpipes and lead guitar, Drew Reid on didgeridoo and keys and Michael Saint John on drums at 5:30 p.m. Friday, June 3, at Dunbar Farms Rocky Knoll Winery, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Admission is free. See dunbarfarms.com or call 541-414-3363.

Pacifica: Vocalist Alissa Weaver, guitarist and vocalist Jack Fischer, and drummer Michael Whipple will perform at 5:30 p.m. Friday, June 3, at Hummingbird Estate Winery, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See hummingbirdestate.com or call 541-930-2650.

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, June 3, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

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 6 p.m. Friday, June 3, at Bayer Family Estate Winery, 11663 Agate Road, Eagle Point. See bayerfamilyestate.com or call 541-826-8953.

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. Friday, June 3, 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.

33 String Drive: Holly Hurley on the upright bass, fiddler Lily McCabe, Jeffery Jones on the mandolin , Bob Evoniuk on the Dobro, banjoist Rick Nelson, and guitarist Ray Frey will perform hard-driving bluegrass and acoustic Americana, along with original music and arrangements at 6 p.m. Friday, June 3, at La Baguette Music Café, 340 A St., Ashland. See labaguettemusiccafe.com or call 541-482-0855.

Adam Gabriel & The Cavaliers: Adam Gabriel and The Cavaliers will perform acoustic Southern rock and soul music at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June3-4, at Bella Union Restaurant, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville. See bellau.com or call 541-899-1770.

Author Talk: Howard Shapiro and Rees Hughes, authors of “Crossing Paths: A Pacific Crest Trailside Reader,” will talk about their book at 7 p.m. Friday, June 3, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.

Left Edge Percussion: Left Edge Percussion will perform a free concert, “Strange and Sacred Noise,” at 7 p.m. Friday, June 3, in the Center for Visual Arts Courtyard on the Southern Oregon University campus, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. The four performers – Zachary Bass, Delaney Jai, Parker Stockford, and Terry Longshore – will encircle the audience, creating a sonic atmosphere that ranges from barely audible to the threshold of pain. Lasting 75-minutes, “Strange and Sacred Noise” is a celebration of noise as a metaphor for turbulent phenomena in the world around us, and a gateway to ecstatic experience. For further details call 541-552-6348, see oca.sou.edu or email boxoffice@sou.edu.

‘Whole Lotta Shakin’ - The Elvis Years: Elvis tribute artist, Bill Cherry, and musician Cliff Wright will perform a tribute concert “Whole Lotta Shakin,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 3-4, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. Cherry is the winner of the 2009 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Competition in Memphis, Tennessee. A life-long fan, Cherry began his professional ETA career in 1989; he specializes in the concert years. Cherry has spent the past year traveling and touring the U. S., Australia, New Zealand and Europe. Tickets are $45; VIP packages available. Tickets and information are available at craterian.org, at the box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., or by calling 541-779-3000.

The Hamazons: Warrior Princesses of Improv Cil Stengel, Eve Smyth and Kyndra Laughery will present “Spontaneous Superheroes” a completely improvised show where a hero answers the call and saves the world at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 3-4, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 5, at the Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Toad, Ashland. Inspired by characters like Spiderman, Wonder Woman, and The Flash, The Hamazons will perform an improvised tale of a hero’s journey. You may also meet villains, sidekicks, and that unrequited love interest, in a world where anything is possible. Justice will be served, but it won’t be easy. It’ll take some extraordinary powers coming from an unlikely source. Can an average gal make a difference? Sure, she can – if she’s super. Each performance a unique experience, nothing is prepared, everything is completely created in the moment. Tickets are $15 in advance, or $18 at the door. For tickets and further details see hamazons.com.

Saucy: The five-piece band will play an eclectic mix of country, folk, rock and more at 8 p.m. Friday, June 3, at Grape Street Bar & Grill, 31 S. Grape St., Medford. See grapestreetbarandgrill.com or call 541-500-8881.

Cool Cat Funk: The band Cool Cat Funk will perform psychedelic rock and funk with a twist at 8 p.m. Friday, June 3, at Local 31 Pub, 31 Water St., Ashland. See local31pub.com or call 541-708-6813.

Saturday, June 4

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 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.

Gold Dust Day: The town of Gold Hill will celebrate its colorful heritage from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 4. A street faire will begin at 9 a.m., with a parade starting at 10 a.m. The town will transform into a sea of vendor and food booths, historical and educational displays, and kid activities. Also look for a car show, Gold Hill Museum activities, and live music by Calamity Jane. For more information call 541-941-4373.

Rogue Valley Rose Society: The Rogue Valley Rose Society will hold their annual Rose Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 4, at the Josephine County Fairgrounds, 1451 Fairgrounds Road, Grants Pass. Look for vendors offering rose-related items for sale, raffles, experts on hand to answer your rose questions, and more. Admission is free. For more information, call 541-450-1029 or 541-471-7091 or find Rogue Valley Rose Society on Facebook.

Oregon Honey & Mead Festival: Taste honey and mead from Oregon and honeys from all over the world at the annual Oregon Honey Festival from 10 a.m. 5 p.m. Saturday, June 4, at Vogel Plaza and the Craterian Theater, 12 S. Central Ave, Medford. Taste varieties of honeys, meads, cheeses and chocolates. Watch how honey bees work together to raise their families and learn how honey and mead are made. Also look for children’s activities, vendors, speakers and demos, food, and live music by Jen Ambrose, Wilderlands, and the Robbie DaCosta Trio. Oregon Health & Science University’s Andony Melathopoulos will be on hand to talk about the lives of native bees; local author Janice Cox will present “Honey for Natural Beauty;” and Fonta Molyneaux, whose upstate Flagship farm was recognized for excellence by OSU, will give a presentation, “Flowers and Beekeeping.”. Admission is $10 and can be purchased in advance at craterian.org, or at the door. The event is a fundraiser for the Cascade Girl Veteran’s Program “Bee Heroes America” and for equipment for their kids program to replace items destroyed by the Almeda Fire. See oregonhoneyfestival.com for more information.

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.

Walk through History: Take a walk though Jacksonville’s history during a 1-hour guided tour at 10 a.m. every Saturday through Sept. 3. The tour will leave from Jacksonville’s Courthouse Square, in front of City Hall, 206 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville. Visit government and commercial buildings, fraternal lodges, and homes. Learn how gambling money built a church; how a saloon housed the county’s first museum; how the Civil War ended a successful mercantile partnership; how fire reshaped the town and a railroad both destroyed and preserved it, and more. Admission is free; donations accepted. All donations go towards the preservation and maintenance of Jacksonville’s historic buildings. Call 541-245-3650 or email info@historicjacksonville.org.

Pet Micro Chip Clinic: A low cost, appointment-only, drive-thru micro-chip clinic for dogs and cats will be held Saturday, June 4, at the Jackson County Animal Shelter, 5595 S. Pacific Highway, Phoenix. One in three pets get lost in their lifetimes, but registered microchips are a permanent form of identification that can help bring your dog or cat home. Micro-chips are $20 per pet; cash and credit cards only (no checks). Limited timeslots available. To schedule an appointment call 541-774-6654 or see calendly.com/jcas. For additional information, see fotas.org/microchips.

Historic Bank Tour: Step behind the counter of the oldest bank in the Pacific Northwest — Beekman Bank — from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through Sept. 4, at the Beekman Bank Museum, 110 W. California St, Jacksonville. A costumed docent will tell the stories of 19th Century banking practices, gold shipping, and handshake deals. Begun in 1856 as a gold dust office, it’s the oldest financial institution between San Francisco and Portland. Preserved as a museum since 1915, it saw over $40 million in gold cross its counter during Jacksonville’s heyday in the late 1800s—worth over $1 billion today. Admission is free; donations greatly appreciated. Proceeds go toward preservation and maintenance of the bank. Call 541-245-3650 or see historicjacksonville.org. For further information and other season offerings, call 541-245-3650 or email info@historicjacksonville.org.

Britt Classical Music Presentation: Renia Shterenberg, General Manager of the Britt Festival Orchestra, will give a free 30-minute performance and presentation about the 2022 Britt Festival Orchestra season at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 4, at the Applegate library, 18485 N. Applegate Road. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-846-7346.

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.

Central Point 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 1 p.m. the first Saturday of each month, except July which will be held on July 9, at the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. For further details or to register, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-664-3228.

Britt Classical Music Presentation: Renia Shterenberg, General Manager of the Britt Festival Orchestra, will give a free 30-minute performance and presentation about the 2022 Britt Festival Orchestra season at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 4, at the Jacksonville library, 340 W. C St. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-899-1665.

Oregon Oldtime Fiddlers Association: The group will hold a family-friendly public jam session and dance from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 4, at the Roxy Ann Grange, 1850 Spring St., Medford. Acoustic musicians are welcome to sit in and play, and dancing is encouraged. Admission is by optional donation. Call 541-779-8145 or see ootfa4.org.

David Cahalan: Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist David Cahalan will perform at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 4, at Augustino Estate at The Big Red Barn, 16995 N. Applegate Road, Grants Pass. See augustinoestate.com or call 541-846-1881.

Southern Oregon Ukulele Players and The Plaza Players will join together in a Uke Jam Saturday June 4, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Pebblestone Cellars, 1670 Pioneer Rd. in Talent. 541-512-1655. Open from 1 until 6. Sip award winning wines, enjoy a picnic, bring your acoustic stringed instruments, percussion, or just sing and dance along. Songbooks available. Kids and leashed-pets are welcome.

Shakespeare Panel Discussion: Long-time Oregon Shakespeare Festival actor Kevin Kenerly, new OSF Associate Artistic Director Scarlett Kim, and Kate Wisniewski, co-founder of Seattle’s upstart Crow Collective, will take part in a panel discussion, “Is Shakespeare Still Our Contemporary?” from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, June 4, in the Meese Auditorium (in the Art Building) on the Southern Oregon University campus, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. David McCandless, Director of Shakespeare Studies at SOU, will moderate the discussion. Admission is free. For more information see oca.sou.edu or contact the OCA Box Office at 541-552-6348 or via email at boxoffice@sou.edu.

Brews, Bluegrass, and BBQ: The annual Brews, Bluegrass, and BBQ will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 4, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Live music will be performed by Bluegrass bands Hot Buttered Rum and 33 String Drive. Also look for local craft beer and wine, food trucks, craft vendors, kids activities and more. Tickets are $25-$35. Proceeds support Rogue Valley Food System Network programs. For tickets and further information see rvfoodsystem.org/BBB.

Charles Guy and Linda Powers: Guitarist Charles Guy and violinist Linda Powers of the band Sonido Alegre will perform original music and select covers with Latin, Spanish, flamenco and Gypsy influences at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 4, at Rogue Grape Barrel Room, 515 Bigham Knoll Drive, Jacksonville. See theroguegrape.com or call 541-622-8622.

Jason Dea West: Multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter Jason Dea West will perform a blend of vintage country, folk and blues, along with guitar and harmonica instrumentals at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 4, at Wild Wines Winery, 4550 Little Applegate Road, Jacksonville. Food truck will be on site. See enjoywildwines.com or call 541-899-1565.

Daniel Nickels Trio: Guitarist and singer Daniel Nickels along with his band will perform indie pop and light rock at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 4, at Stone River Winery and Vineyard, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent. Call 541-631-9583.

Bim Jeam and the Sadness: Hear country, folk and blues acoustic music you can groove to when Bim Jeam and the Sadness performs at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 4, at Walkabout Brewing Co., 921 Mason Way, Medford. See walkaboutbrewing.com or call 541-734-4677.

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 a special concert of Latin dance tunes at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 4, at Bayer Family Estate Winery, 11663 Agate Road, Eagle Point. See bayerfamilyestate.com or call 541-826-8953.

Brothers Reed: Aaron Reed and Philip Reed will perform an all-ages concert of original acoustic pop, blues and folk tunes at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 4, at Dunbar Farms Rocky Knoll Winery, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford. $10 cover. See dunbarfarms.com or call 541-414-3363.

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, June 4, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Rock Candy: Rock Candy — Tina Bradley on vocals, Robert Westphall on bass/vocals, AJ Monaco on guitar/vocals, and Ed Mesa on drums — will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 4, at Grape Street Bar & Grill, 31 S. Grape St., Medford. See grapestreetbarandgrill.com or call 541-500-8881.

Eight Dollar Mountain: High-energy, traditionally inspired Bluegrass band Eight Dollar Mountain — guitarist Darren Campbell, Stuart Green on banjo, Phil Johnson on mandolin, bassist Joe Porto, and Mark Lackey on dobro — will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 4, at the Talent Club, 114 Talent Ave., Talent. $10 cover; must be 21 or older. See talentclublive.com for ticket info or call 541-535-2721.

Sunday, June 5

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.

Water Safety Day: The Rogue Valley Family YMCA will hold their annual water safety day from noon to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, June 5, at the Rogue Valley Family YMCA, 522 W. Sixth St., Medford. See fire trucks and boats plus pick-up water safety information and goodies. In addition, free lifejackets will be given to the first 75 people who visit. For further information call 541-772-6295.

Rogue Valley Old Timers Car Club: People interested in old car mechanics, restoration, safety and touring in their cars are invited to meet at 1:30 p.m. the first Sunday of every month, at the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Hall, 1130 Hazel St., Central Point. Membership is open to anyone who owns a car or truck 30 years old or older. Call 541-535-7658 or 541-227-3030.

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

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, June 5, at Naumes Suncrest Winery, 1950 Suncrest Road, Talent. See naumesfamilyvineyards.com or call 541-608-1755.

SOU Chamber Choir: The 40-voice Southern Oregon University Chamber Choir will present their final concert of the year, “Sure On This Shining Night,” at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 5, in the Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., on the SOU campus in Ashland, and via livestream. The choir will be accompanied by SOU staff accompanist Jodi French, and a strings chamber orchestra, and will be augmented for the final two selections by 40-plus alumni of the ensemble, who return to campus from across the country to sing the final performance of conductor, Dr. Paul French, who will be retiring after 32-plus years as Director of Choral/Vocal Studies at SOU. Highlights of the concert include the exuberant “Dixit Dominus” by GF Handel; lyrical works by Morten Lauridsen, Susan LaBarr, and Latvian sensation, Ēriks Ešenvalds; and Haitian and Dutch folksong arrangements by Jetse Bremer and Sten Källman. The combined choirs and chamber orchestra will bring the program to a conclusion with a setting of an ee cummings poem “I Thank You God for Most This Amazing Day” by the award-winning American composer, Dan Forrest; and a newly commissioned work by Jodi French. Tickets are $10, $5 for seniors and free for full-time students with ID. Tickets are available online at sou.universitytickets.com, or at the SOU Oregon Center for the Arts Box Office, 491 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. For further information, including a link for the livestream, see oca.sou.edu or call 541-552-6348.

David Cahalan: Listen to music by David Cahalan while sipping award-winning wine. Open at 1 p.m., music from 3 to 5. Picnics, kids and leashed-pets welcome. Pebblestone Cellars, 1670 Pioneer Rd. Talent. 541-512-1655.

Alice Di Micele: Singer-songwriter Alice DiMicele, along with bassist Rob Kohler, will play a mix of Americana, soul and folk-rock at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 5, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. Di Micele will celebrate the release of her latest album “Every Seed We Plant.” KS Wild will have a table with information about their organization and a raffle will be held to benefit their work. Tickets are $20. For further details and to purchase tickets see grizzlypeakwinery.com or call 541-482-5700.

Tim Church: Guitarist Tim Church will play a mix of classical, jazz, Spanish and Brazilian instrumentals at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, June 5, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Ray’s Dirty Dozen: Ghostlight Playhouse will screen 13 short films that were directed by Rogue Valley independent filmmaker Ray Nomoto Robison at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, June 5, at the Ghostlight Playhouse, 115 E. Main St., Medford. Several cast and crew will be in attendance. Run time is expected to be 1-hour, 52 minutes, including two 15 minute intermissions. Food and beverages, including beer and wine, will be available for purchase. Tickets are $5 at the door. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. For a full list of films find “Ray’s Dirty Dozen*” on Facebook. For further information call 541-690-8810.

ZZ Top: “That Little Ol’ Band From Texas,” will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, June 5, at the Britt Pavilion, 350 S. First St., Jacksonville. ZZ Top has undisputed claim to being the longest-running major rock band with original personnel intact and, in 2004, the Texas trio was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Now there are only two remaining original members – Billy F Gibbons and Frank Beard — but it’s still a remarkable achievement that they’re still together after almost 50 years of rock, blues, and boogie on the road and in the studio. Tickets are $91 for reserved seating, $59 for lawn seating, and $49 for ages 12 and younger. Gates open at 6 p.m Tickets can be purchased at brittfest.org, at the box office, 216 W. Main St., Medford, or by calling 800-882-7488.

Monday, June 6

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.

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.

Teen Gamer Day: Teens can play classic and new board games, Nintendo Switch or Wii from noon to 5 p.m. every Monday 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.

Ballet Folklorico: Luisa Zaragoza, artistic director of Ballet Folklórico Ritmo Alegre, will offer a two-part, hands-on series on the traditional folk dances from the diverse cultures of different states in Mexico, at 5:30 p.m. Mondays, June 6 and 27, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. No experience needed. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a practice skirt, handkerchief, and dance shoes if you have them. For further details email admin@balletfolk.org or call or text 541-841-0845.

Author Talk: Jim Falkenstein, author of “AshlandTrails.com: The Book – The Jackson County Edition,” will talk about their book at 7 p.m. Monday, June 63, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.

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, June 7

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 1554 Webster St., near Southern Oregon University, Ashland. See rvgrowersmarket.com.

Books at Noon: This readers’ group discusses various books and offer suggestions for new reads at noon the first Tuesday of each month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-6980.

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.

Disaster Preparedness Presentation: Join the Red Cross to learn how to prepare for wildfires, home fires, and other disasters likely to occur in our community at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 7, 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.

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.

Eagle Point Friends Book Club: Discuss suggested books with this reader’s group from 2 to 3:15 p.m. the first Tuesday of every month at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. The book to be discussed on Tuesday, June 7, will be “Go Set a Watchman” by Harper Lee. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-826-3313.

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.

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.

Austin Quattlebaum: Austin Quattlebaum, along with special guest Jenner Fox, will perform blues and Southern folk music at 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 7, at the Talent Club, 114 Talent Ave., Talent. Tickets are $10; must be 21 or older. See talentclublive.com for ticket info or call 541-535-2721.

Wednesday, June 8

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.

Medford Summer Party: The First United Methodist Church will hold a family fun day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, at the church, 607 W. Main St., Medford. Look for a variety of food trucks, family activities and live music performed by he Ole Time Fiddlers and guitarist Jeff Stanley. For further details email at ben@medfordumchurch.org or call 541-773-3691.

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.

Teen Hangout: Teens 13 and older can face off during a Nintendo Switch Mario Kart video game tournament from 2 to 4 p.m. the second Wednesday of every month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. For further details 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.

Disaster Preparedness Presentation: Join the Red Cross to learn how to prepare for wildfires, home fires, and other disasters likely to occur in our community at 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, at the Jacksonville library, 340 W. C St. For further details 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, June 8, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Call 541-245-1133 or dancin.com.

JustaDuo: Singer Alois Henderson and multi-instrumentalist and singer Albert Lee will perform easy listening pop and light rock at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, at Hummingbird Estate Winery, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See hummingbirdestate.com or call 541-930-2650.

Phil Reed: Phil Reed, member of the duo Brothers Reed, will perform original acoustic pop, blues and folk at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

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, June 8, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.

OSF Green Show: Free live entertainment is presented at 6:45 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, through Oct. 1, on the Courtyard Stage adjacent to the Allen Elizabethan and Angus Bowmer theaters on the Oregon Shakespeare Festival campus, 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. See osfashland.org or call 541-482-4331.

Southern Oregon Jazz Orchestra: The Southern Oregon Jazz Orchestra — a 18 piece big band — along with vocalist Dianne Strong-Summerhays, will play music for listening and dancing in the style of Count Basie and Duke Ellington at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, at Grape Street Bar & Grill, 31 S. Grape St., Medford. See grapestreetbarandgrill.com or call 541-500-8881.

The Sweet Lillies: Acoustic string-band — guitar, viola, and upright bass — The Sweet Lillies will perform at 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, at the Talent Club, 114 Talent Ave., Talent. Tickets are $15; must be 21 or older. See talentclublive.com for ticket info or call 541-535-2721.

Thursday, June 9

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.

Create & Chat: Teens and adults can meet at 3 p.m. the second Thursday of each month to learn a new craft and connect with other community members at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. On June 9, in honor of Pride month, learn how to crochet Pride bees. No experience necessary, materials will be provided. Pre-registration is recommended, but not required. A limited number of Take-and-Make kits will be available to create at home. For further details or to register, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-6980.

Kid Crafternoon: Kids 6 and older can participate in a kindness treasure hunt and paint two rocks — one to keep and one to leave for someone else to find —at 4 p.m. the second Thursday of each month through August, at the Rogue River library, 412 E. Main St. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-582-1714.

Summer Thursdays: Bring a picnic and enjoy the summer evening, stroll about the historic Hanley grounds, take self-guided garden tours, and tour the Hanley House from 4 to 8 p.m. every Thursday through Sept. 1, at the Historic Hanley Farm, 1053 Hanley Road, Central Point. The first Thursday of each month, in addition to Hanley House tours, you’ll have the opportunity to tour the Farm’s “old barn,” one of the oldest in Oregon that is still standing, and every third Thursday wagon rides will be available. All activities are free except the house tour, which will charge a nominal fee. For further details see sohs.org, email at info@sohs.org or call 541-773-6536.

Firewise Gardening Presentation: Garden designer and certified firewise landscaper Bonni Engelhardt will present the basics of firewise gardening, including what you can plant within your defensible space despite the challenges posed by heat, drought, and deer, along with the best maintenance practices to ensure success at 5 p.m. Thursday, June 9, at the Jacksonville library, 340 W. C St. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-899-1665.

Adam Gabriel: Singer and songwriter Adam Gabriel will perform acoustic Southern rock and soul music at 5 p.m. Thursday, June 9, at Bloomsbury Blends, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. See bloomsburyblends.com or call 541-708-0608.

Actual Wolf: Singer-songwriter and guitarist Actual Wolf (aka Eric Pollard), will perform a mix of Americana, rock and folk at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 9, 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.

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.

The Bouray & Andy Pankakes: The five-piece band The Bouray, along with Andy Pankakes, will play a blend funk, soul, hip-hop, American folk and rock ’n’ roll at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 9, at Johnny B’s, 120 E. 6th St., Medford. Must be 21 or older to attend. See jbsmedford.com or call 458-226-2722.

Paul Jenny: Multi-instrumentalist and singer Paul Jenny will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 9, at Bella Union Restaurant, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville. See bellau.com or call 541-899-1770.

Friday, June 10

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 541-499-6646.

Disaster Preparedness Presentation: Join the Red Cross to learn how to prepare for wildfires, home fires, and other disasters likely to occur in our community at 1 p.m. Friday, June 10, at the Shady Cove library, 22477 Highway 62. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-878-2270.

Teen Movie Matinee: Teens can watch treasure and pirate-themed movies, followed by casual chat about the film from 1 to 3 p.m. every Friday through August, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Films will be rated G through PG-13. For further details and a full listing of film titles, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-8679.

Slopes & Trails: Slopes & Trails will host a free meet-and-greet at 5 p.m. Friday, June 10, at Schmidt Family Vineyards, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass. 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, June 10, at Bloomsbury Blends, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. See bloomsburyblends.com or call 541-708-0608.

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, June 10, at Trium Wines Tasting Room, 203 E. Main Street, Talent. See triumwines.com or call 541-625-9100.

Jared Gutridge: Acoustic guitarist Jared Gutridge (of rock band Blender) will perform a blend of indie rock and pop originals and covers at 5:30 p.m. Friday, June 10, at Hummingbird Estate Winery, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See hummingbirdestate.com or call 541-930-2650.

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.

Turning Point Dance: Local dance studio Turning Point Dance will present “All You Need is Love,” a two-hour- long magical mystery tour that brings the Beatle’s greatest hits to life, at 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 10-11, and at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. Tickets are $30, $25, $20; $27, $22, $17 for children 11 and younger. Tickets and information are available at craterian.org, at the box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., or by calling 541-779-3000.

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, June 10, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

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.

Tim & Dennis Mitchell: Guitarists and vocalists Tim and Dennis Mitchell will perform at will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, June 10, at Bella Union Restaurant, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville. See bellau.com or call 541-899-1770.