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Live Rogue Valley music, historical tours, wineries & more: July 22

Take a walk though Jacksonville’s history with a guided tour Saturday. See listings. MT file photo
Friday, July 22

Quilt Show: Mountain Stars Quilters Guild will host their biennial quilt show from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 22-23, at the Medford Armory, 1701 S. Pacific Highway. This year’s theme is “Catch the Wave.” More than 200 quilts will be displayed, some of which will be available for purchase. Also look for quilting related vendors, the Pins & Needles Boutique which sells gently used quilt books and sewing equipment in addition to items made by members, raffles, and hourly Floor Bingo for door prizes. Sue Cunningham and Susan J. Tresner are this year’s featured quilters. Special displays will include the 2020 “Let’s Get Wet” Guild Challenge quilts, Quilts of Valor made by guild members for veterans and service members affected by war, the 2022 Southern Oregon Longarm Association challenge “Words are Power,” and the Rogue Modern Quilt Guild “Bee City” quilts. Tickets to win guild’s custom quilt, Butterflies & Blooms, will be sold. Admission is $5, kids 10 and younger get in free. See msquilters.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.

OLLI Open House: The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Southern Oregon University will hold a free Open House from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, July 22, at the SOU Stevenson Union i1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. This seventh annual OLLI Open House will kick off the organization’s 2022-2023 academic year, showcase over 115 course offerings and co-curricular activities for the Fall 2022 term, and provide an opportunity to interact with OLLI instructors, and visit over 30 exhibits of SOU programs and community nonprofit partners. Also look for free refreshments, enter to win door prizes, and pick up the OLLI Fall Catalog. Registration is required. For further information and to register see inside.sou.edu/olli or call 541-552-6048.

Jodie Jean Marston-Arellano & Friends: Guitarist and singer Jodie Jean Marston-Arellano, along with special guests will perform Americana, Gospel, folk and bluegrass tunes at 4:45 p.m. Friday, July 22, at The Urban Cork, Urban Cork, 340 N. Fir St., Medford. See theurbancork.com or call 541-779-1788.

Slopes & Trails: Slopes & Trails will host a free meet-and-greet at 5 p.m. Friday, July 22, at The Wharf 827 W Jackson St., Medford. The nonprofit organization provides social and recreational activities. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. See slopes.org.

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 5 p.m. Friday, July 22, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Call 541-245-1133 or dancin.com.

Scott Nelson: Artist Scott Nelson will perform at 5 p.m. Friday, July 22, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541499-0449.

Talent Evening Market: Fresh organic produce, crafts, prepared foods and more are available from local farms and vendors from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. the fourth Friday of each month through Aug. 26, in Old Town Park, across from City Hall at the corner of Main and John streets, Talent. On July 22, live music will be performed by guitarist and vocalist Dan Doshier and Friends. See talentartisansandgrowers.com.

Delilah Beaucoup: Singer Delilah Beaucoup will perform a mix of French gypsy jazz, blues and jazz standards at 5:30 p.m. Friday, July 22, at Hummingbird Estate Winery, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See hummingbirdestate.com or call 541-930-2650.

Daniel Nickels: Guitarist and singer Daniel Nickels will perform ‘90s rock and indie and folk rock at 5:30 p.m. Friday, July 22, at Dunbar Farms Rocky Knoll Winery, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See dunbarfarms.com or call 541-414-3363.

Modern Prometheus Jazz Company: The modern jazz group — Tom Stamper on drums, Adam Harris on sax, Steve Fain on bass, Don Monjure on piano, and special guest Randy Scherer on trumpet — will perform improvisational jazz winding through decades of the American Jazz experience at 5:30 p.m. Friday, July 22, at Bloomsbury Blends, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. See bloomsburyblends.com or call 541-708-0608.

Danielle Kelly Soul Project: Singer Danielle Kelly, guitarist Paul Turnipseed, drummer Nick Kirby, bassist Richard Meyer and Gordon Greenley on sax will perform soul and oldies from Motown at 6 p.m. Friday, July 22, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. $15 cover. See grizzlypeakwinery.com or call 541-482-5700.

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.

Jones: Joshua and Shelley Kristen Jones will perform covers of popular classic rock, R&B, pop, jazz standards, and originals at 6 p.m. Friday, July 22, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Encore 5: Band Encore 5 will perform at 6 p.m. Friday, July 22, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.

Wildheart Music: Wildheart Music featuring Carla Bauer will perform a mix of light rock and pop songs at 7 p.m. Friday, July 22, at Applegate Country Club, 15090 Highway 238, Applegate. Find Applegate Country Club on Facebook.com or call 541-846-1666.

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, July 22, at Jefferson Spirits, 404 E. Main St, Medford. See jeffersonspirits.com, Jefferson Spirits on Facebook or call 541-500-1349.

One Night of Queen: Gary Mullen & The Works will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of their world-renowned “One Night Of Queen” live concert performance at 8 p.m. Friday, July 22, at the Britt Pavilion, 350 S. First St., Jacksonville. Gary Mullen & The Works — featuring Gary Mullen on vocals, David Brockett on guitar, Billy Moffat on bass, Malcolm Gentles on keyboards and Jon Halliwell on drums —will have you dancing in the aisles during their 2-hour show, while the band pays tribute to the stage theatrics, showmanship, and music of Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductees: Queen. Pre-concert music will be performed by local band, Saucy, in the Britt Performance Garden. Tickets are $54 for reserved seating, and $41 for lawn seating, and $31 for children. 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.

Gypsy Gillis: Cover band Gypsy Gillis will perform classic rock and blues dance music at 8 p.m. Friday, July 22, at Grape Street Bar & Grill, 31 S. Grape St., Medford. See grapestreetbarandgrill.com or call 541-500-8881.

Cooler Heads: Neo-psychedelic rock band Cooler Heads — vocalists and guitarists Joe Meadows and Judd Pindell, bassist Craig Johnson, and drummer Bill Belew — will perform at 9 p.m. Friday, July 22, at Local 31 Pub, 31 Water St., Ashland. See local31pub.com or call 541-708-6813.

John Dough Boys: The John Dough Boys band, along with 3rd Seven, will play a mix of bluegrass and folk rock at 9 p.m. Friday, July 22, at Johnny B’s, 120 E. 6th St., Medford. See jbsmedford.com or call 458-226-2722.

Saturday, July 23

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.

Teen Book Discussion: Teens 13 and older can meet to discuss the Sci-Fi genre at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 23, at the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. The Sci-Fi genre explores the many ways that people can be good, bad, leaders, followers, and everything in between. Discuss the genre, and share your favorite Sci-Fi characters and stories. For further details or to register, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-664-3228.

Book Discussion: Adults 18 and older can join in a conversation about book adaptations at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 23, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. A beloved book is a treasure; a well-made adaptation can reveal new facets, or it can tarnish that story and mar its memory forever. Discuss movies and TV shows that are adaptations of your favorite books and whether those adaptations are “trash or treasure.” For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-8679.

Gardening Presentation: Jason Riessland, Master Gardener and certified instructor in Korean natural farming, will give a presentation on Korean gardening from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 23, at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St. Riessland will introduce the system of farming and gardening developed by Master Han-Kyu Cho of South Korea. The system utilizes the revitalization and reintroduction of indigenous microorganisms into the soil, as well as inexpensive, made-on-site liquid fertilizers that can be applied in two ways. Additionally, Riessland will discuss the agricultural crossroads we find ourselves in at present. Participants will learn to identify the rights, principles and heart of Natural Farming; develop a basic understanding of the nine core solutions used in Korean Natural Farming; and receive and introduction to the IMO1 process. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-855-1994.

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, July 23, at Augustino Estate at The Big Red Barn, 16995 N. Applegate Road, Grants Pass. See augustinoestate.com or call 541-846-1881.

Redwood Empire: The Southern Oregon-based band, featuring singer Jenna Monique, guitarist and vocalist Russ Bohall, bassist Jeremy Sipple, and percussionist Jonathan Lewis, will perform a mix of pop, blues, R&B, and contemporary hits at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 23, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541499-0449.

Doug Warner: Blues singer-songwriter Doug Warner will perform at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 23, at The Rogue Grape, 515 Bigham Knoll Drive, Jacksonville. See theroguegrape.com or call 541-842-8416.

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 5 p.m. Saturday, July 23, at Stone River Winery and Vineyard, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent. Call 541-631-9583.

Rogue Suspects: Rock, funk and blues band The Rogue Suspects — singers Shae Celine, Jenni Abdo, Jade Davis, guitar player Dirk Price, bassist Greg Frederick, drummer David Bolen and keyboard player Don Harriss—will perform at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, July 23, at Dunbar Farms Rocky Knoll Winery, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See dunbarfarms.com or call 541-414-3363.

Rock N’ Ebnother: The band Rock N’ Ebnother, along with guest musician, Jeff Addicott, will perform classic rock, soul and pop tunes at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 23, at Walkabout Brewing Co., 921 Mason Way, Medford. See walkaboutbrewing.com or call 541-734-4677.

Matt & Amy: Local singing-songwriting duo with Georgia roots, Matt & Amy, will perform country-rock covers and originals at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 23, at Anchor Valley Wine, 150 S. Oregon St., Jacksonville. See anchorvalleywine.com or call 541-702-2355.

Stardust Quartet: Singer Pamela Hamilton on vocals, guitarist Tim Church, bassist Dave Miller, and Paul Schmeling on sax, will perform jazz and pop tunes at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 23, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Danielle Kelly Soul Project: Singer Danielle Kelly, guitarist Paul Turnipseed, drummer Nick Kirby, bassist Richard Meyer and Gordon Greenley on sax will perform soul and oldies from Motown at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 23, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. $10 cover. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.

LeAnn Rimes: Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter LeAnn Rimes will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 23, at the Britt Pavilion, 350 S. First St., Jacksonville. Rimes is an international multi-platinum selling acclaimed singer and ASCAP award-winning songwriter who has sold more than 48 million units globally, won 2 Grammy Awards; 12 Billboard Music Awards; 2 World Music Awards; 3 Academy of Country Music Awards; 2 Country Music Association Awards and one Dove Award. At 14, Rimes won “Best New Artist” making her the youngest solo artist to take home a Grammy Award, and at 15, she became the first country artist to win “Artist of the Year” at the Billboard Music Awards. Pre-concert music will be performed by local artist, Clayton Joseph Scott, in the Britt Performance Garden. Tickets are $57 for reserved seating, and $42 for lawn seating, and $32 for children. 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.

Highway Kats: Southern Oregon-based Highway Kats will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday, July 23, at Local 31 Pub, 31 Water St., Ashland. See local31pub.com or call 541-708-6813.

Sunday, July 24

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.

Bookbinding Presentation: Local bookbinder Sabina Nies of SUN Book Arts in Ashland will discuss the art of bookbinding at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 24, 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.

Creators Gathering: The Phoenix Clubhouse will hold a free, all-ages creators gathering and community jam session from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 24, at the clubhouse, 310 N Main Street, Phoenix. Bring a craft, some art supplies, a game or an instrument and come share creative space with your community. The stage will be set up with drums and amps for people wanting to jam and there will also be tables and chairs for activities. See phoenixclubhouse.com.

Nick Garrett Powell: Guitarist and singer Nick Garrett Powell, lead singer of the acoustic duo The Fret Drifters, will perform at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 24, at Bayer Family Estate Winery, 11663 Agate Road, Eagle Point. See bayerfamilyestate.com or call 541-826-8953.

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 2 p.m. Sunday, July 24, at Hummingbird Estate Winery, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point. Tickets are $9 and reservations are required. See hummingbirdestate.com or call 541-930-2650.

Band of Brothers: Vocalist Megan Baker, guitarist and vocalist Steve Hopkins, bassist John Lingafelter, and Nevin Van Manen on keys will perform at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 24, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.

Dennis Konecny: Singer and guitarist Dennis Konecny will perform a mix of ‘50s rockabilly, country and ‘90s standards at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 24, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541499-0449.

Tim Church: Guitarist Tim Church will play a mix of classical, jazz, Spanish and Brazilian instrumentals at 5 p.m. Sunday, July 24, at Callahan’s Mountain Lodge, 7100 Old Highway 99 S., Ashland. See callahanslodge.com/events or call 541-482-1299.

Ann Kelly: Singer Ann Kelly will perform at 5 p.m. Sunday, July 24, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. See paschalwinery.com or call 541-535-7957.

Grant Ruiz and Dan Fellman: Classical and flamenco guitarist Grant Ruiz and jazz guitarist Dan Fellman will join forces to perform at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, July 24, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Michael Franti & Spearhead: *Note: This show is sold out. For further details see brittfest.org, stop by the box office, 216 W. Main St., Medford, or call 800-882-7488.

Monday, July 25

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.

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. Monday, July 25, at the White City library, 3143 Avenue C. All materials will be provided. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-864-8880.

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.

Author Talk: Ross Pelton, author of “Rapamycin : The Most Promising Life Extension Drug,” will talk about his book at 7 p.m. Monday, July 25, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.

Tuesday, July 26

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. Until Sept. 6, market customers can park in SOU lot #4. There is no permit required during market hours on Tuesdays. 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.

Children’s Museum: The Children’s Museum of Southern Oregon will hold their Grand Opening celebration from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, July 15, at the museum, 413 W. Main St., Medford. Founded 20 years ago as Kid Time, the new museum has relocated to the historic Carnegie Building in downtown Medford and expanded its early learning opportunities, educational experiences, enrichment programs, interactive play exhibits and activities for children. All exhibits and activities are designed to encourage children to learn and grow through play, including “The Makery,”and facilitates self-guided, explorational art projects of all kinds. Other exhibits at the new hands-on museum include a farm-to-table play area, a ranger station, a wildlife rescue treehouse and a replica of Bigfoot, and more. After the July 15 opening, the museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Admission is $12 for adults; $8 for children; memberships are available, scholarships and discounts available. For further details see tcmso.org or call 541-772-9922.

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.

Reading Genre Chat: Join other readers and enthusiasts of fantasy for a discussion of the genre in more detail and to share titles and authors at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, 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.

Swatkins: Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Steve Watkins (aka. Swatkins) will perform at 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, at Talent Club, 114 Talent Ave., Talent. Tickets are $20. See talentclublive.com for ticket info or call 541-535-2721.

Wednesday, July 27

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.

BrittKids Koncerts: The free BrittKids Koncerts, aimed at introducing their children, ages 10 and younger, to music, dance, and the visual arts, will give a performance, “Fiz & the Magic Fiddle” with the Carr Family Band, at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, July 27, in the Britt Performance Garden, 350 S. First St., Jacksonville. Gates open at 10 a.m. For further information or to sign up for a free BrittKids membership see brittfest.org or email at education@brittfest.org.

Kids Crafternoon: Children 5 and older can make a lavender-scented stuffed bunny to snuggle, read to, and share their adventures at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 27, at the Prospect library, 150 Mill Creek Drive; at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd.; and at 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, at the Shady Cove library, 22477 Highway 62. All materials will be provided. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-8679.

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.

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.

Gold Hill Sewing Club: Adults and teens 16 and older can join other sewing enthusiasts at 5 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of every month through May, at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St., to learn to sew or work on projects you have already started. All levels welcome. There will be some supplies and sewing machines available, but you may bring your own if you have them. Children ages 8-15 are welcome with an adult to supervise and assist them. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-855-1994.

David Cahalan: Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist David Cahalan will perform at 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, 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 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, at Hummingbird Estate Winery, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See hummingbirdestate.com or call 541-930-2650.

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 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

The Pozitronics & Os Alquimistas: Bands The Pozitronics and Os Alquimistas will perform R&B, classic rock and Brazilian inspired tunes at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. $10 cover. See grizzlypeakwinery.com or call 541-482-5700.

Jared Gutridge: Acoustic guitarist Jared Gutridge (of rock band Blender) will perform a blend of indie rock and pop originals and covers at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. $15 cover. 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.

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.

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, July 27, at Grape Street Bar & Grill, 31 S. Grape St., Medford. See grapestreetbarandgrill.com or call 541-500-8881.

Zero: Improvisational jazz/rock psychedelic band Zero will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, at The Stone Cold Hemp Barn, 13260 Highway 238, Jacksonville. Tickets are $40. For tickets and further info see brownpapertickets.com.

Thursday, July 28

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 Nov. 17, 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 Crafternoon: Children 5 and older can make a lavender-scented stuffed bunny to snuggle, read to, and share their adventures at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 28, at theButte Falls library, 626 Fir Ave. All materials will be provided. For further details or to register, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-865-3511.

Music in the Library: Musicians from Rogue Valley Symphony will perform on the main floor of the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., at 3 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month through August. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-6980.

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.

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.

Jen Ambrose: Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Jen Ambrose will play a mix of original blues, soul and folk at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 28, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Robbie DeCosta and Tom Stamper: Singer and guitarist Robbie DeCosta and drummer Tom Stamper will perform a mix of rock, pop, and oldies at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 28, at Bloomsbury Blends, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. See bloomsburyblends.com or call 541-708-0608.

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.

Dead AF: The Grateful Dead cover band will play at 9 p.m. Thursday, July 28, at Local 31 Pub, 31 Water St., Ashland. See local31pub.com or call 541-708-6813.