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Live Rogue Valley music, Lithia Artisans Market, wineries & more: Aug. 5

See handcrafted goods from over 40 local vendors Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 6-7, at the Lithia Artisans Market. See listings. MT file photo
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Friday, Aug. 5

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 Nature Presentation: Kids 5 years and older can join Bugs-R-Us to learn about the ecosystem of the Oregon Coast at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St. Kids can explore sea life using models and real specimens as presenters discuss the fish, plant, bird, and mammal life along the coast. For further details or to register, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-855-1994.

Taurie Michele: Singer and guitarist Taurie Michele will perform Americana, folk, and light rock tunes at 4:45 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, 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, Aug. 5, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. The nonprofit organization provides social and recreational activities. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. See slopes.org.

Modern Prometheus Jazz Company: The modern jazz group — Tom Stamper on drums, Adam Harris on sax, 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 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, 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, Aug. 5, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Call 541-245-1133 or dancin.com.

Michaela Skye: Singer and highland bagpiper Michaela Skye will perform at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541499-0449.

Sonido Alegre: The band guitarist Charles Guy, violinist Linda Powers, bassist John Galloway and percussionist Nick Helibrunn — will perform original music and select covers with Spanish flavors and flamenco flair at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at Dunbar Farms Rocky Knoll Winery, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See dunbarfarms.com or call 541-414-3363.

Vanessa Finney Duo: Musicians Vanessa Finney and Mark Hamersly will perform a blend of light rock, pop and jazz at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at Bloomsbury Blends, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. See bloomsburyblends.com or call 541-708-0608.

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, Aug. 5, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. Admission is $20. Haas Caribbean Kitchen food truck will be on-site. 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.

Phil King: The singer, songwriter and guitarist will play acoustic Americana-style originals along with a mix of retro cover songs across a wide variety of genres at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at Anchor Valley Wine, 150 S. Oregon St., Jacksonville. See anchorvalleywine.com or call 541-702-2355.

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, Aug. 5, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Holly Gleason: The singer, songwriter and guitarist will perform original folk along with a few covers at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, 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 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.

‘Hootenanny’: The Rogue Grape will host an open mic “Hootenanny,” from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, and again on Friday, Aug. 19, at Rogue Grape Barrel Room, 515 Bigham Knoll Drive, Jacksonville. Open to all musicians for freestyle open jam and opportunities to perform solo if desired. Everyone is welcome to join in the songs. See theroguegrape.com or call 541-622-8622.

Connor Reese: Singer-songwriter Connor Reese will perform a blend of witty originals and quirky reimaginings of classic tunes at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at the Applegate Country Club, 15090 Highway 238, Applegate. Find Applegate Country Club on Facebook.com or call 541-846-1666.

Rogue Suspects: Rock, funk and blues band The Rogue Suspects — singer Shae Celine, guitar player Dirk Price, bassist Greg Frederick, drummer David Bolen and keyboard player Don Harriss—will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. See paschalwinery.com or call 541-535-7957.

Kathryn Brennan: Musician Kathryn Brennan will perform at 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at Local 31 Pub, 31 Water St., Ashland. See local31pub.com or call 541-708-6813.

Saturday, Aug. 6

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.

Digital Library Presentation: Jackson County Library Service staff members will offer a deep dive into the digital content services at JCLS, including Hoopla, Library2Go, and Kanopy at noon Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Bring your preferred device. 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, Aug. 6, at Augustino Estate at The Big Red Barn, 16995 N. Applegate Road, Grants Pass. See augustinoestate.com or call 541-846-1881.

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

Central Point Teen Advisory Group: Motivated teens in grades 7 to 12 can meet to brainstorm ideas, discuss books and movies, help make decisions on programming and displays in the teen library, make crafts, discuss books and movies, and more at 1 p.m. the first Saturday of each month, at the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. For further details or to register, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-664-3228.

Sonny K: Ukulele player Sonny Kanahele will play a variety of contemporary and island-style ukulele music at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541499-0449.

Gold Hill Summer Fun Fest: A family-friendly summer celebration with activities for children, including balloon twisting, face painting, pony rides, food, and more will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Gold Hill Sports Park, 14745 Highway 234, Gold Hill. Also look for live music by Calamity Jane. Bring your own chairs and blankets; no alcohol or pets permitted. Call 541-944-8829.

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 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at Stone River Winery and Vineyard, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent. Call 541-631-9583.

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, Aug. 6, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Rogue Rage Duo: Harmonica player Harpo DeRoma and guitar and Dobro player Dan Tiller will perform Delta and country-style blues at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at Anchor Valley Wine, 150 S. Oregon St., Jacksonville. See anchorvalleywine.com or call 541-702-2355.

Nick Garrett Powell: Guitarist and singer Nick Garrett Powell, lead singer of the acoustic duo The Fret Drifters, will perform at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. $5 cover. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.

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. Saturday, Aug. 6, at Rogue Grape Barrel Room, 515 Bigham Knoll Drive, Jacksonville. See theroguegrape.com or call 541-622-8622.

Flat Patty: The band will play hard rock covers at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at Grape Street Bar & Grill, 31 S. Grape St., Medford. See grapestreetbarandgrill.com or call 541-500-8881.

Seth Charles Band: Seth Charles and his band will perform funk and soul tunes at 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at Local 31 Pub, 31 Water St., Ashland. See local31pub.com or call 541-708-6813.

Sunday, Aug. 7

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.

Teen Live Action Board Game Day: Teens 12 and older can participate in a treasure hunting live-action board game at 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Teens will play against each other, roll giant dice and step on giant spaces to get to the “buried treasure” before everyone else. For further details or to register, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-6980.

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

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.

Jeff Kloetzel: Singer, songwriter and guitar player Jeff Kloetzel will play an acoustic mix of pop, folk and soul, along with original songs at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, at Bayer Family Estate Winery, 11663 Agate Road, Eagle Point. See bayerfamilyestate.com or call 541-826-8953.

Rogue Suspects: Rock, funk and blues band The Rogue Suspects — singer Shae Celine, guitar player Dirk Price, bassist Greg Frederick, drummer David Bolen and keyboard player Don Harriss—will perform at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, 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.

New Vintage Swing Jazz: Vocalist Linda Powers and her jazz band — jazz guitarist Michael Wells, bassist Scott Johnson, and drummer Tom Stamper — will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, at Pebblestone Cellars, 1670 Pioneer Road, Talent. Call 541-512-1655.

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. Sunday, Aug. 7, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.

Kaleo Young: Musician Kaleo Young will perform at 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541499-0449.

Grant Ruiz: Flamenco singer and guitarist Grant Ruiz will perform at 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. See paschalwinery.com or call 541-535-7957.

Tim Church: Guitarist Tim Church will play a mix of classical, jazz, Spanish and Brazilian instrumentals at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Author Talk: Mark Yaconelli, author of “Between the Listening and the Telling: How Stories Can Save Us,” will talk about their book at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.

Monday, Aug. 8

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.

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 dinners and held at members homes, outdoors by a pond. Call 541-601-5525 for directions to the meetings and further information.

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.

Savannah Fuentes Flamenco: Seattle-based Flamenco dancer Savannah Fuentes will perform her latest work, “Night Flowers — An Evening of Flamenco,” along with vocalist and guitarist Diego Amador Jr. at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8, at the Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland. Tickets for $26 or $40 for VIP seating, $18 for student, and $12 for children. Tickets and further details are available online at eventbrite.com.

Mt. Joy: Folk-rock band Mt. Joy — vocalist and guitarist Matt Quinn, guitarist Sam Cooper, bassist Michael Byrnes, drummer Sotiris Eliopoulos, and Jackie Miclau on keyboard — will perform at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8, at the Britt Pavilion, 350 S. First St., Jacksonville. Tickets are $45 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.

Tuesday, Aug. 9

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, 413 W. Main St., Medford, features 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. 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.

Pet Adoption: A special SoHumane pet adoption day will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, outdoors at the Medford Food Co-Op, 945 S. Riverside Ave., Medford. Dogs recently rescued from Central 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. Applications for foster and volunteer programs will also be available. Adoptable dogs and cats can be viewed at sohumane.org. Call 541-779-3215 or email estrella@sohumane.org for further information.

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, “Scout’s Silent Robot Dance Party” with Silent Movement International, at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, 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.

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.

Children’s Crafternoon: Kids can make kinetic sand from scratch at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. This moldable material is made out of household ingredients, which will be provided. For further details or to register, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-6980.

All-Ages Storytime: Master storyteller Will Hornyak will present “Lifting Up the Sky: Tales of Heroes, Hope, and Wonder for All Ages,” at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, at the Ruch library, 7919 Highway 238.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 or to register, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-899-7438.

Teen Crafternoon: Kids ages 12 and older can create bottles of “magical potions” from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. For further details or to register, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-8679.

Kids Nature Presentation: Kids 5 years and older can join Bugs-R-Us to learn about the differences between moths and butterflies as they interact with some of the biggest and most spectacularly preserved specimens on earth at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, at the Applegate library, 18485 N. Applegate Road. This program will highlight life cycles and importance in the environment. For further details or to register, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-846-7346.

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.

Fire & Grace: This duo — guitarist William Coulter and violinist Edwin Huizinga — will perform an all-ages concert with music ranging from folk tunes to classical compositions, tango to Celtic ballads to up-tempo foot-stompers at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door. To purchase tickets or for more information, email seats@CageFreeConcerts.com or see cagefreeconcerts.com.

Wednesday, Aug. 10

ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum: A variety of interactive science exhibits are available at the museum, located at 1500 E. Main St., Ashland. The interactive museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday to Sunday. Many exhibits will be modified to reduce touch surfaces — fewer hands-on activities — and increase physical distancing. Admission is $12.50, $10.50 for ages 2 through 12 and 65 and older, and free for kids under age 2, $3 for SNAP/Oregon Trail card holders. Admission is $3 the first Sunday of every month. To purchase tickets or for more information, see scienceworksmuseum.org or call 541-482-6767.

Yarnia: Children 8 and older can learn to knit or crochet from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. Supplies and instruction are provided. All levels welcome. For further details, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-826-3313.

Teen Hangout: Teens 13 and older can face off during a Nintendo Switch Mario Kart video game tournament from 2 to 4 p.m. the second Wednesday of every month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-6980.

All-Ages Storytime: Master storyteller Will Hornyak will present “Lifting Up the Sky: Tales of Heroes, Hope, and Wonder for All Ages,” at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, at the Jacksonville library, 340 W. C St. 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 or to register, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-899-1665.

Special Storytime: Kids 3 and older are invited to hear tales about the fantastical dragon at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, at the Shady Cove library, 22477 Highway 62. Following the storytime, kids can create their own bedazzled dragon egg to take home. For further details or to register, 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.

Shae and Jenni: Singers Shae Celine and Jennifer Davis will perform at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Call 541-245-1133 or dancin.com.

Niesje: Acoustic singer-songwriter Niesje will perform at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, at Hummingbird Estate Winery, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See hummingbirdestate.com or call 541-930-2650.

Jon Galfano: The guitarist and composer will play his original instrumentals at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, 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, Aug. 10, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. $15 cover; includes dinner. 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, Aug. 10, at Grape Street Bar & Grill, 31 S. Grape St., Medford. See grapestreetbarandgrill.com or call 541-500-8881.

Psychedelic Furs: The rock group Psychedelic Furs, which arrived on the post-punk landscape four decades ago from the UK rock scene, along with special guest, X, from the first wave of LA’s flourishing punk scene, will perform at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, at the Britt Pavilion, 350 S. First St., Jacksonville. Tickets are $48 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.

Thursday, Aug. 11

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.

Special Storytime: Kids 3 and older are invited to hear tales about the fantastical dragon at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. Following the storytime, kids can create their own bedazzled dragon egg to take home. For further details or to register, 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.

Pet Bird Presentation: Sindy Harris and Heather Gomberg, members of the Northwest Bird Club, will present “Birds of a Feather! The Joy of Birds as Pets,” from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, in the Great Room at the Jacksonville Community Center, 160 E. Main St., Jacksonville. Learn about keeping birds as pets, including their specific needs and requirements. Admission is $7; scholarships available. Registration is required. For further information and to register, see jacksonvillecommunitycenter.org/eventer. For questions call 541-702-2585 or email at info@jacksonvillecommunitycenter.org.

Create & Chat: Adults 18 and older can meet at 3 p.m. the second Thursday of each month to learn a new craft and connect with other community members at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. On Aug. 11, make cookie dough to go. Ingredients will be provided, including some “mix-ins” for your unique dough. Bring your favorite cookie recipe to share; recipe cards will be on hand if you wish to copy some recipes to take home. No experience necessary, materials will be provided. Pre-registration is recommended, but not required. A limited number of Take-and-Make kits will be available to create at home. For further details or to register, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-6980.

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

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

Dayton Mason: Gypsy jazz singer, songwriter and guitarist Dayton Mason will perform at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Adam Gabriel: Singer and songwriter Adam Gabriel will perform acoustic Southern rock and soul music at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at Bloomsbury Blends, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. See bloomsburyblends.com or call 541-708-0608.

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 their last concert for the 2022 season at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, in the Butler Band Shell in Ashland’s Lithia Park. Pre-concert music by the Jefferson State Brass will begin at 6:15 p.m. followed by the full band at 7 p.m. The concert will include Jen Matsuura and Brandt Nakamura of the Southern Oregon Repertory Singers singing a medley of Richard Rodgers songs, and Elisa Montoya playing Artie Shaw’s big-band “Concerto for Clarinet.” Admission is free. Visitors are encouraged to bring blankets or low-level chairs, as park bench seating is limited. See ashlandband.org for further details or in case of inclement weather or poor air quality.

Jim Gaffigan: *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.