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Live Rogue Valley music, wineries, growers markets & more: June 10

Medford Civic Ballet and the Medford Dance Arts Center will celebrate their 40th anniversary on stage at Griffin Creek Elementary in Medford on Saturday, June 11. See listing below.
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.

Saturday, June 11

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 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 to 11:30 a.m. the second Saturday of each month through Sept. 10. A new topic will be presented each month. On June 11, talk will be focused on flora and fauna that can be found and appreciated within the cemetery grounds. 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.

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.

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.

Pet Adoption: A special SoHumane pet adoption day will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at the Central Point Grange Co-Op, 225 S. Front St., Central Point. Dogs recently rescued from California on the Saving Train will arrive before the adoption event. These are healthy, adoptable pets who have been overlooked or have run out of time or space at overcrowded shelters. Every pet will be up-to-date on routine vaccinations, flea and tick preventative, dewormed, microchipped and spayed or neutered before going home. Normal adoption procedures, landlord approvals, and dog meet and greets will apply. Adoptable dogs and cats can be viewed at sohumane.org. Call 541-779-3215 for information.

Love Local History: Local historian and archivist Jan Wright will present “John Beeson: Abolitionist and Advocate for Indigenous People” at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at the Ashpole Community Center, 17 S. Buchanan Ave, in Eagle Point. During his lifetime, John Beeson was called the Indian Apostle, Father Beeson, the Alpha and Omega of the Indian cause, a monomaniac, a depraved liar, vile, fanatical and venerable. Learn more about Southern Oregon’s first civil rights advocate when Wright offers the fourth and final event in the Love Local History series. The series is made possible in part by an American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) grant to the city of Eagle Point from the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the State Library of Oregon with the support of Southern Oregon University and the Guardians of the Eagle Point Museum. For more information, contact Maureen Battistella, Eagle Point Museum volunteer, at mbattistellaor@gmail.com or 541-552-0743.

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 (June 11) 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.

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. Saturday, June 11, at the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-664-3228.

Jeff Kloetzel: Singer, songwriter and guitar player Jeff Kloetzel will play an acoustic mix of pop, folk and soul, along with original songs at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at Augustino Estate at The Big Red Barn, 16995 N. Applegate Road, Grants Pass. See augustinoestate.com or call 541-846-1881.

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.

Carla Bauer: Guitarist and vocalist Carla Bauer will perform a mix of light rock and pop at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at Stone River Winery and Vineyard, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent. Call 541-631-9583.

Sasha Rose: Singer-songwriter Sasha Rose will perform acoustic original songs on guitar and African djembe along with a fusion of vocal looping with simple electronic beats at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at Wild Wines Winery, 4550 Little Applegate Road, Jacksonville. See enjoywildwines.com or call 541-899-1565.

TC & The Reactions: Power R&B band TC and The Reactions — Thom Cammarota on bass and vocals, Abraham Saleeb on guitar, Michael Jones on keyboards, Tom Reilly on sax, and Jon Glaser on drums — will perform Motown, Soul, blues and rock classics along with original compositions at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at Bayer Family Estate Winery, 11663 Agate Road, Eagle Point. See bayerfamilyestate.com or call 541-826-8953.

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, June 11, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Ambrose & Galfano: The guitarist and composer Jon Galfano along with singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Jen Ambrose, will perform classic rock and pop tunes at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at Walkabout Brewing Co., 921 Mason Way, Medford. See walkaboutbrewing.com or call 541-734-4677.

Medford Civic Ballet: The Medford Civic Ballet will present a dance program celebrating the Medford Dance Arts Center 40th anniversary at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 11, on stage at Griffin Creek Elementary, 2430 Griffin Creek Road, Medford. The program will feature dances by over seven different choreographers. Choreography will demonstrate the organization’s history, showcase the talents of teachers and students. Admission is $10, $5 for children. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Proceeds will benefit Medford Dance Arts Center student scholarship program. For further details stop by Medford Dance Arts Center, 9 Hawthorne St., Medford, from 2 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, or call 541-772-1362.

Fellow Pynins: Contemporary folk duo Fellow Pynins (pronounced PIE-nins) — Dani Aubert and Ian Van Ornum— will perform original music as well as reworked traditional ballads gathered from their travels at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at The Story, 318 B St., Ashland. Tickets are $20 and are available online at eventbrite.com; kids 12 and younger get in free. Doors open at 6 p.m. For further information see ashlandfolkcollective.com.

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, June 11, at Bella Union Restaurant, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville. See bellau.com or call 541-899-1770.

Janus Jazz Group: Pianist Thor Polson, bassist Dave Miller, percussionist Theresa McCoy, and saxophonist Bob Rawlings, will perform an all-ages tribute concert to beboppers Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Bud Powell, Thelonious Monk, and Lennie Tristano from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at La Baguette Music Café, 340 A St., Ashland. Admission is $25 per person, reservations recommended. For reservations and further details see labaguettemusiccafe.com or call 541-482-0855.

Sunday, June 12

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.

Jeff Kloetzel: Singer, songwriter and guitar player Jeff Kloetzel will play an acoustic mix of pop, folk and soul, along with original songs at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, June 12, at Daisy Creek Vineyard, 675 Shafer Lane, Jacksonville. See daisycreekwine.com or call 541-899-8329.

Northwest Bird Club: Owners and those interested in pet birds can meet at 2 p.m. the first Sunday of every month, except June, which will be held Sunday, June 12, at Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, 3377 Table Rock Road, Medford. Club members are encouraged to bring their bird and share information and stories about their pet. See nwbirdclub.org or find Northwest Bird Club on Facebook.

Nick and Shae: Multi-instrumentalist Nick Garrett-Powell and singer Shae Celine will perform covers of popular music at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 12, at Bayer Family Estate Winery, 11663 Agate Road, Eagle Point. See bayerfamilyestate.com or call 541-826-8953.

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.

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, June 12, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Jazz Vespers: The Peter Anastos Quintet led by trumpeter, composer and arranger Peter Anastos with Adam Harris on saxophone, Jeff Addicott on bass, Theresa McCoy on drums, and John Mazzei on piano will perform at 5 p.m. Sunday, June 12, 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.

Sarah McLachlan: Grammy award-winning Sarah McLachlan will perform at 8 p.m. Sunday, June 12, at the Britt Pavilion, 350 S. First St., Jacksonville. McLachlan is one of the most celebrated singer-songwriters in entertainment with over 40 million albums sold worldwide. She has received three Grammy Awards and twelve Juno Awards over her career and has been inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. Tickets are $84 for reserved seating, $54 for lawn seating, and $44 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. For further details see brittfest.org.

Rap Show: Abstract Rude, Mamastrosity, and GALxSEE will perform at 8 p.m. Sunday, June 12, 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.

Monday, June 13

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.

Teen Escape Room: Teens 13 and older can work together to escape “The Pirate’s Lair,” at 3 p.m. Monday, June 13, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. The participants of the escape room have “overheard” at the library about a secret treasure buried by the famous pirate Captain Bianca Book. This ancient treasure belongs in a museum, but those rapscallions want to keep it for themselves. You’ve made it to the pirate’s secret lair, but those who want the treasure for themselves are right behind you. Solve the puzzle, and get out before they arrive and steal it away. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-6980.

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.

Author Talk: Rick Bleiweiss, author of “Pignon Scorbion & the Barbershop Detectives,” will talk about their book at 7 p.m. Monday, June 13, 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 14

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.

Daniel Meyer Pool: The outdoor pool at 1705 Homes Ave. in Ashland is open for lap and recreational swimming through early September. The pool will be closed on all Mondays. For information on swim schedules and lessons, see ashland.or.us/swim or call 541-488-0313.

Summer Reading Kickoff: Celebrate the start of summer, and the ramping up of JCLS’s Summer Reading Program by dropping by anytime between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Look for programs for all ages—storytime, live music, tote bag decorating, video and board games, and more. 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.

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.

Teen Escape Room: Teens 13 and older can work together to escape “The Pirate’s Lair,” at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. The participants of the escape room have “overheard” at the library about a secret treasure buried by the famous pirate Captain Bianca Book. This ancient treasure belongs in a museum, but those rapscallions want to keep it for themselves. You’ve made it to the pirate’s secret lair, but those who want the treasure for themselves are right behind you. Solve the puzzle, and get out before they arrive and steal it away. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-8679.

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, 14, will be “Anxious People” by Fredrik Backman. 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.

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.

STOMP: Matchboxes, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters and more fill the stage with energizing beats at STOMP, the inventive and invigorating stage show that’s dance, music and theatrical performance blended together in one electrifying rhythm. The show is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. Tickets are $58, $55, $52. Tickets and information are available at craterian.org, at the box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., or by calling 541-779-3000.

Wednesday, June 15

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.

Firefighters Storytime: A special storytime with local Jacksonville firefighters will be held for young children at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 15, at the Jacksonville library, 340 W. C St. The firefighters will read stories, answer questions, and show kids some of their equipment. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-899-1665.

Shooting Star Wands: Children 5 and older can make an LED shooting star wand that glows even after being turned off at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 15, at the Prospect library, 150 Mill Creek Drive. All materials will be provided. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-560-3668.

All-Ages Storytime: Master storyteller Will Hornyak will present “Lifting Up the Sky: Tales of Heroes, Hope, and Wonder for All Ages,” at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Hornyak will take listeners on a journey of imagination featuring unforgettable characters, memorable plots, and far-flung lands of myth and legend. From Oregon tall tales and Mexican fables to Native American myths, Irish legends, and participation stories, Hornyak weaves a wide web of oral traditions into a thoughtful, engaging crafted performance. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-535-4163.

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. the third Wednesday of each month at the North Mountain Park Pavilion, located behind the Nature Center, 620 N Mountain Ave, Ashland. On June 15, the book to be discussed will be “A Walk in the Woods,” by Bill Bryson. 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.

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.

Kid’s Crafternoon: Kids can decorate and personalize a shoe box with paint, collage, stickers, sequins, buttons, and more to create their own “treasure chest” at 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, 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.

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, June 15, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Call 541-245-1133 or dancin.com.

Linda Powers Jazz Trio: Vocalist Linda Powers and her jazz band will perform at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, 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, June 15, 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 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.

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.

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.

The Toasters: Ska band powerhouse, The Toasters, who have nearly 40 years experience, will perform at 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, at Johnny B’s, 120 E. 6th St., Medford. Tickets are $10 and are available online at eventbrite.com. Must be 21 or older to attend. See jbsmedford.com or call 458-226-2722.

Thursday, June 16

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.

Pirate and Mermaid Special Storytime: Young children are invited to a special storytime all about the treasures of land and sea at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 16, at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. 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 541-826-3313.

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.

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.

Steve Shine Trio: The trio — Steve Shine, Tom Stamper and Vernocia D’Leon — will play covers of Grateful Dead songs at 5 p.m. Thursday, June 16, at Bloomsbury Blends, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. See bloomsburyblends.com or call 541-708-0608.

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, June 16, 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.

Ashland City Band: The community band, conducted by Don Bieghler, will perform at 7 p.m. every Thursday through Aug. 11, in the Butler Band Shell in Ashland’s Lithia Park. Music selections will include original compositions, Broadway show songs, marches and featured soloists. Pre-concert music will be played each week by a variety of small ensembles at 6:15 pm, including the Dixieland Band, the Rogue Valley Brass Quintet, the German Band, the Ashland Brass, the Rogue Valley Woodwind Quintet and the Jefferson State Brass. Admission is free. Visitors are encouraged to bring blankets or low-level chairs, as park bench seating is limited. A patriotic concert will be presented at noon Monday, July 4. See ashlandband.org for further details.

Paul Jenny: Multi-instrumentalist and singer Paul Jenny will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 16, at Bella Union Restaurant, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville. See bellau.com or call 541-899-1770.

Assemble: Local and traveling EDM DJs and producers will perform a free show at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 16, at Johnny B’s, 120 E. 6th St., Medford. Local art vendors will also be on hand. Must be 21 or older to attend. See jbsmedford.com or call 458-226-2722.

Grover Anderson & The Lampoliers: The band Grover Anderson & The Lampoliers will perform a mix of folk, country, rock and Americana at 9 p.m. Thursday, June 16, at Local 31 Pub, 31 Water St., Ashland. See local31pub.com or call 541-708-6813.

Friday, June 17

SOPEX Stamp Show: The Southern Oregon Philatelic Society’s annual free stamp show, SOPEX, will be held from noon to 7 p.m. Friday, June 17, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 18, in the United Methodist Church Social Hall, 607 W. Main St., Medford. The show will feature over 500 exhibit pages and 9 vendor booths selling stamps, covers, postcards and collecting supplies. The stamp club will offer free stamps for children. Admission is free. For further details, email at fnswan@mac.com or call 541-770-1689.

Medford Cruise: The annual Medford Cruise will once again rev up its engine. The event kicks off with a Poker Chip Fun Run open to all kinds of cars and motorcycles at 1:30 p.m. Friday, June 17, at Fichtner-Mainwaring Park, 334 Holmes Ave., Medford, followed by a concert in the park from 6 to 9 p.m. featuring The Modern Gentlemen, and an after-dusk (approximately 9:30 p.m.) drive-in movie featuring the “Back to the Future,” at the park (parking begins at 6 p.m.). The Show ’n’ Shine runs at the park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, with prize categories for street rods, sports cars, hot rods, imports and each of the Detroit Three automakers. The main event is the downtown cruise from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 18. All events are free to attend. To register your vehicle, or for a full listing of events and activities and updates, see medfordcruise.org, email at information@medfordcruise.org or call 541-858-0596.

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, June 17, the book to be discussed will be “The Starless Sea” by Erin Morgenstern. 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.

Slopes & Trails: Slopes & Trails will host a free meet-and-greet at 5 p.m. Friday, June 17, at Applegate River Lodge & Restaurant, 15100 Highway 238, Applegate. The nonprofit organization provides social and recreational activities. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. See slopes.org.

Steve Shine Jazz Trio: The trio — Steve Shine, Tom Stamper and Vernocia D’Leon — will play a mix of jazz, R & B, blues and current music at 5 p.m. Friday, June 17, at Bloomsbury Blends, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. See bloomsburyblends.com or call 541-708-0608.

Rick Millward: Singer, songwriter and guitarist Rick Millward will perform a mix of classic and current rock, pop, folk and original music at 5 p.m. Friday, June 17, at The Urban Cork, Urban Cork, 340 N. Fir St., Medford. See theurbancork.com or call 541-779-1788.

David Cahalan: Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist David Cahalan will perform at 5 p.m. Friday, June 17, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Call 541-245-1133 or dancin.com.

Dayton Mason: Gypsy jazz singer, songwriter and guitarist Dayton Mason will perform at 5:30 p.m. Friday, June 17, at Hummingbird Estate Winery, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See hummingbirdestate.com or call 541-930-2650.

The Roadsters: Guitarists James Fletcher and Joe Carnes, bassist Billy Boy Santos, percussionists Annette Marie Fortino and Jerry Horton, and keyboardist Elena Shpatenko-Fletcher will play a mix of country, oldies, classic rock and pop at 5:30 p.m. Friday, June 17, at Walkabout Brewing Co., 921 Mason Way, Medford. See walkaboutbrewing.com or call 541-734-4677.

Giantess Duo: Singer-songwriter and bassist Tess Minnick and guitarist Rob Gunderson 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 6 p.m. Friday, June 17, at Bayer Family Estate Winery, 11663 Agate Road, Eagle Point. See bayerfamilyestate.com or call 541-826-8953.

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, June 17, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Salsa Brava!: The ensemble — Christina Marsilia on vocals, John Mazzei on keys, Jeff Addicot on bass, Mike Fitch and Theresa McCoy on percussion, Gordon Greenley and Joe Fascilla on horns — will perform an array of dance styles, including Afro Cuban salsa, son Cubano, merengue, bachata, cha-cha, plena and Latin pop from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, June 17, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. A beginner dance lesson will be provided by Saraleno Dance Co. Wine, food and beverages will be available for purchase. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $15 at the door, cash only. See paschalwinery.com or call 541-535-7957.

Wake the Dead: Celtic Grateful Dead jam band, Wake the Dead, will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, June 17, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. The band blends the music from the Grateful Dead and Summer of Love songbooks and tunes from the Celtic fiddle and pipe traditions of Ireland, Scotland, Quebec and Galicia to create a profound sense of playfulness to these iconic songs of the ’60s and ’70s. Tickets are $25 and are available online at eventbrite.com. For further details see grizzlypeakwinery.com or call 541-482-5700.

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, June 17, at Jefferson Spirits, 404 E. Main St, Medford. See jeffersonspirits.com, Jefferson Spirits on Facebook or call 541-500-1349.

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 7 p.m. Friday, June 17, at Bella Union Restaurant, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville. See bellau.com or call 541-899-1770.

Sweet N’ Juicy: Dance the night away to the funky sounds of Sweet N’ Juicy at 8 p.m. Friday, June 17, at Grape Street Bar & Grill, 31 S. Grape St., Medford. See grapestreetbarandgrill.com or call 541-500-8881.

The Lynx Family Band: Alternative rock band The Lynx Family Band will perform at 9 p.m. Friday, June 17, at Local 31 Pub, 31 Water St., Ashland. See local31pub.com or call 541-708-6813.

Britt Festival Orchestra: The Britt Festival orchestra, under the direction of Teddy Abrams, along with guest artist, pianist Sebastian Chang, will present “Anniversary Spectacular” at 8 p.m. Friday, June 17, at the Britt Pavilion, 350 S. First St., Jacksonville. The program includes “Everything Happens So Much,” by Timo Andres; Sebastian Chang’s The Empress Piano Concerto; Ludwig Van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 (Eroica); and a World Premiere Special Commission dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the BFO. Tickets are $49 for premium reserved seating, $29 for reserved seating, $20 for lawn seating, and $10 for students (with ID) 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. For further details, see brittfest.org.