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Live Rogue Valley music, wineries, growers markets & more: July 1

The Britt Festival orchestra along with guest artist, violinst Tessa Lark, will present “American Soundscapes,” Friday. See listings. Courtesy photo
Friday, July 1

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 20-30 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.

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 adventure, 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.

Kids Crafternoon: Children 5 and older can make a lavender-scented stuffed bunny to snuggle, read to, and share their adventures at 2 p.m. Friday, July 1, at the Applegate library, 18485 N. Applegate Road. All materials will be provided. For further details 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, July 1, at Pebblestone Cellars, 1670 Pioneer Road, Talent. The nonprofit organization provides social and recreational activities. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. See slopes.org.

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, July 1, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Call 541-245-1133 or dancin.com.

Dayton Mason & Bob Rawlings: Gypsy jazz singer, songwriter and guitarist Dayton Mason, along with multi-instrumentalist Bob Rawlings will perform at 5 p.m. Friday, July 1, at Bloomsbury Blends, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. See bloomsburyblends.com or call 541-708-0608.

The Antelopers: Ashland based folk cover band will play a wide variety of music from the 1930s to current hits at 5:30 p.m. Friday, July 1, at Dunbar Farms Rocky Knoll Winery, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See dunbarfarms.com or call 541-414-3363.

Watson House: Indie rock band Watson House — Daniel Nickels and Dave Collie — will perform covers of modern and classics songs at 6 p.m. Friday, July 1, at Anchor Valley Wine, 150 S. Oregon St., Jacksonville. See anchorvalleywine.com or call 541-702-2355.

The Girls: Vocalists Shae Celine, Jenni Abdo, Jade Davis, along with bassist Greg Frederick, guitarist Dirk Price, and drummer Christo Pallani, will perform songs from the 80s and 90s, power house ballads and rock classics at 6 p.m. Friday, July 1, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. Tickets are $20; pre-purchase highly encouraged. For tickets and further details see grizzlypeakwinery.com or call 541-482-5700.

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, July 1, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Tobago Breeze: Led by drummer Dave Bolen, along with bassist Donnie Yance, percussionist Reed Bentley, guitarist Al Dinardi, and keyboardist Joel Clifft, Tobago Breeze, will a mix of steel drum jazz, R&B, funk, Calypso, Latin and reggae at 6 p.m. Friday, July 1, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.

Joshua Paul: Guitarist and singer Joshua Paul will perform a blend of Americana, rock, country, and blues at 6 p.m. Friday, July 1, at Applegate Country Club, 15090 Highway 238, Applegate. Find Applegate Country Club on Facebook.com or call 541-846-1666.

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.

Holly Gleason Trio: The singer, songwriter and guitarist, Holly Gleason, along with JD Berlingeri on bass and Jeff Judkins on mandolin, will perform original folk songs along with a few covers at 6 p.m. Friday, July 1, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.

Paul Jenny & Tom Freeman: Multi-instrumentalist and singer Paul Jenny will perform along with Tom Freeman at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 1-2, at Bella Union Restaurant, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville. See bellau.com or call 541-899-1770.

Britt Festival Orchestra: The Britt Festival orchestra, under the direction of Teddy along with guest artist, violinst Tessa Lark, will present “American Soundscapes,” featuring works using American folk and popular music for inspiration, at 8 p.m. Friday, July 1, at the Britt Pavilion, 350 S. First St., Jacksonville. The program includes Gabriel Kahane’s five orchestral songs from “Magnificent Bird;” “Serenade” (after Plato’s “Symposium”) by Leonard Bernstein; and Antonín Dvořák’s Symphony No. 8. 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.

Saturday, July 2

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.

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.

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.

Ruch Book Sale: Book sales are held from 11 a.m. to 2 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.

Kids Crafternoon: Children 5 and older can make a lavender-scented stuffed bunny to snuggle, read to, and share their adventures at noon Saturday, July 2, at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. All materials will be provided. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-535-7090.

Teen Tabletop Gamer Day: Teens ages 13 and older can meet to play classic and newly released board games as well as brand-new offbeat table-top games from 1 to 3 p.m. the first Saturday of each month, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. For further details, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-8679.

David Cahalan: Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist David Cahalan will perform at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 2, at Augustino Estate at The Big Red Barn, 16995 N. Applegate Road, Grants Pass. See augustinoestate.com or call 541-846-1881.

Robert Schwartz: Acclaimed San Francisco pianist Robert Schwartz will perform at 3 p.m. Saturday, July 2, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. Schwartz will perform works by Beethoven, Chopin and Liszt. Admission is $25. For tickets and further details see grizzlypeakwinery.com or call 541-482-5700.

Rick Millward: Singer, songwriter and guitarist Rick Millward will perform a mix of classic and current rock, pop, folk and original music at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 2, at Rogue Grape Barrel Room, 515 Bigham Knoll Drive, Jacksonville. See theroguegrape.com or call 541-622-8622.

Joshua Paul: Guitarist and singer Joshua Paul will perform a blend of Americana, rock, country, and blues at 5 p.m. Saturday, July 2, at Stone River Winery and Vineyard, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent. Call 541-631-9583.

Robbie DaCosta: Singer and guitarist Robbie DaCosta will perform a mix of pop, oldies and light rock at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 2, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.

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, July 2, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

The SugarBeats: Southern Oregon-based duo The Sugarbeats, along with Cromulon will perform a blend of funk and bass music at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 2, at the Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland. Tickets are $20. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets and further details are available online at liveatthearmory.com. Call 541-488-7001.

Sunday, July 3

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.

Positively 1st Street: The guitar and vocal duo — Mary Boucher and Allen Crutcher— will perform an acoustic mix of country, folk, blue grass, originals and vintage classics at 10 a.m. Sunday, July 3, at the Vintage Coffee House, 250 E. Wagner Street, Talent.

Rogue Valley Old Timers Car Club: People interested in old cars, mechanics, restoration, safety and touring in their cars are invited come watch bewildered drivers attempt maneuvers guided by their wits and a navigator during the club’s “Car Rodeo” at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, July 3, at Star Body Works, 600 N. Central Ave., Medford. Call 541-535-7658 or 541-227-3030.

Northwest Bird Club: Owners and those interested in pet birds can meet at 2 p.m. the first Sunday of every month, at Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, 3377 Table Rock Road, Medford. See nwbirdclub.org or find Northwest Bird Club on Facebook.

Nick Garrett Powell: Guitarist and singer Nick Garrett Powell, lead singer of the acoustic duo The Fret Drifters, will perform at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, July 3, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. See paschalwinery.com or call 541-535-7957.

Delilah Beaucoup: Singer Delilah Beaucoup will perform a mix of French gypsy jazz, blues and jazz standards at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 3, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.

Hot Copper Kettle: The four-piece band will perform Bluegrass, Americana, folk, and country tunes at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, July 3, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Ashleigh Flynn and the Riveters: Portland-based, all woman rock-roots combo, Ashleigh Flynn and the Riveters, will perform a free, all-ages concert featuring their signature sound — a blend of honky tonk country, roots rock, wash-bucket folk, and a smattering of zydeco ­­— at 6 p.m. Sunday, July 3, at the Talent Commons, located at Talent City Hall, 110 E Main St, Talent. For more information see talentbusinessalliance.org/events.

Monday, July 4

*Editors note: All JCLS branches will be closed Monday, July 4, due to the holiday. They will reopen Tuesday, July 5.

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.

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, July 5

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.

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.

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, July 5, will be “The Whistling Season” by Ivan Doig. 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.

Wednesday, July 6

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.

Children’s Disaster Preparedness: Kids in grades K-2 can learn how to be prepared and take action for emergencies like home fires or local hazards at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 6, at the Applegate library, 18485 N. Applegate Road, and also at 11 a.m. at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. The program, “Prepare with Pedro” is a 30- to 45-minute emergency preparedness education program, and kids will receive a storybook to be able to continue learning at home. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-8679.

‘Windows in Time’ local history lecture: As part of the free “Windows in Time” lecture series, Nancy Appling, member of the Oregon Heritage Tree Program, will present “Stories of Southern Oregon Heritage Trees” at noon Wednesday, July 6, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave., and via Zoom. From Eve’s apple tree to Tolkien’s grumpy Ents, trees have always captured our imaginations. Appling will talk about Southern Oregon’s notable trees, such as the Hanley Willow, the Britt Sequoia, the McCall Magnolia, and the Beall Black Walnut. Registration is required for attending both in-person and online. To register and for further details, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar, or for more info call 541-774-8679. Meeting details will be emailed to you when you register. This program will also be screened live at additional library locations; search “Watch With Us” at jcls.org to find a screening near you. The program will be recorded for later viewing on JCLS’ YouTube channel, youtube.com/c/JCLSBeyond.

Big Kid Storytime: Kids 8 and older can listen to a treasure of exciting chapter books at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 6 and 20, at the White City library, 3143 Avenue C. This program will conclude with a fun, creative activity. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-864-8880.

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.

Kids Geology Presentation: Kids 5 years and older can join Bugs-R-Us to learn about the basic types of rocks, minerals, and fossils and how we use minerals in everyday life at 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 6, at the Jacksonville library, 340 W. C St. Oregon geology will be highlighted, and participants will receive free rock samples to add to their collections. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-899-1665.

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.

Shae and Jenni: Singers Shae Celine and Jennifer Davis will perform at 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 6, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Call 541-245-1133 or dancin.com.

Jen & Jon: Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Jen Ambrose and guitarist and composer Jon Galfano will perform a mix of original blues, soul and folk at 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 6, at Hummingbird Estate Winery, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See hummingbirdestate.com or call 541-930-2650.

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. Wednesday, July 6, 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, July 6, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. $15 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. Admission is free; donations gladly accepted. 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.

Open Mic: The Phoenix Clubhouse will host an all-ages, all-talents open mic from 7 to 10 p.m. every Wednesday, at the clubhouse, 310 N. Main St., Phoenix. A different host will mc/perform each week. Drums, amps, keyboards and more will be available for use. For further information see phoenixclubhouse.com.

Thursday, July 7

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.

David Barnes: Southern Oregon singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, David Barnes, will perform jazz and folk music with concert ukelele and guitar solos from 10 a.m. to noon every Thursday and Saturday at the Great Harvest Bread Company, 203 Genessee St., Medford. Call 541-245-3310.

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.

Kids Geology Presentation: Kids 5 years and older can join Bugs-R-Us to learn about the basic types of rocks, minerals, and fossils and how we use minerals in everyday life at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 7, at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Oregon geology will be highlighted, and participants will receive free rock samples to add to their collections. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-535-4163.

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 is $10, $5 for children ages 12 and younger. For further details see sohs.org, email at info@sohs.org or call 541-773-6536.

Gardening Presentation: Master Gardener Lynn Kuntsman will present “Why Natives? Seven Steps to Restoring Biodiversity in Your Yard,” from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 7, at the Jacksonville library, 340 W. C St. Planting native plants is crucial to ecosystem health and to preserving and protecting life on earth. Plant choice matters, and choosing native plants helps to restore and ensure vital ecosystem services in our landscapes. Kuntsman will outline seven steps you can take to create healthy, productive gardens, and help save our disappearing pollinators and birds. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-899-1665.

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.

Adam Gabriel: Singer and songwriter Adam Gabriel will perform acoustic Southern rock and soul music at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 7, 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, July 7, 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. Thursday, July 7, at Red Lily Vineyards, 11777 Highway 238, Jacksonville. See redlilyvineyards.com or call 541-846-6800.

Stamp Club: The Southern Oregon Philatelic Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. the first Thursday of every month in the Fellowship Hall at First United Methodist Church, 607 W. Main St., Medford. On July 7, the program will feature a presentation, “Aspects of New World Archaeology,” showing stamps, covers and photos of historic sites. Anyone interested in information on historic sites and all adult and youth stamp collectors welcome. For further information email at fnswan@mac.com or call 541-779-9462.

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.

Rogue Valley Chorale: The Rogue Valley Chorale, under direction of Artistic Director Michael Morris, will complete its 2021-22 season with the concert “This Land,” featuring American music which the Chorale performed at the National Memorial Day Choral Festival at the John F. Kennedy Center, at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, July 7-9, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. The program includes classic folk songs such as Woodie Guthrie’s “This Land Is Your Land,” an arrangement of “Shanendoah,” the American hymn “Love Divine, All Loves Excelling,” the Stephen Foster ballad “Beautiful Dreamer,” spirituals, jazz, and even some barbershop. Featured artists for the concert include Mikiko Petrucelli, piano, Laura Rich on banjo, Mike Travesi on harmonica, the barbershop quartet The Rogues (Ken McPherson, Steve Schoger, Brett Garrett, and Dan Fowler), and the jazz vocal trio Cascade (Stacy Shelton, Janea Stubbs, and Carmen Adamas). Advance tickets are $25, $30 at the door, $10 for students. For tickets and further details see roguevalleychorale.org or call 541-630-4822.

Rock N’ Ebnother: The band Rock N’ Ebnother will perform classic rock , soul and pop tunes at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 7, at Bella Union Restaurant, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville. See bellau.com or call 541-899-1770.