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ASHLAND GROWERS MARKET: Fresh flowers, fruit, vegetables, plants, baked goods, crafts, gourmet foods and live music are available at the Rogue Valley Growers & Crafters Market from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Ashland Armory, 1420 E. Main St., Ashland. See


LEARN ABOUT THE WEATHER SERVICE: The Medford library will hold an all ages presentation about the Medford bureau of the National Weather Service at 1 p.m. at the Medford library large community meeting room, 205 S. Central Ave. Attendees will learn about weather safety, measurements and severe weather phenomena in the hands-on program. Call 541-774-8679 or see www.jcls.org.

JEFFERSON CLASSICAL GUITAR SOCIETY: The society’s meeting will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. The free meetings are open to guitar players of all levels who appreciate classical guitar techniques and repertoire. JCGS recently released a compilation CD, “Airs II,” a follow-up to its 2004 release. The CD features 18 performances by nine members and more than an hour of music that includes classical, Latin-American, flamenco, Renaissance and original works. Samples of the music can be heard at www.jeffersonguitar.org. See www.paschalwinery.com or call 541-535-7957.

FOOD BUSINESS WORKSHOP: Elizabeth Ü, author of ”Raising Dough: The Complete Guide to Financing a Socially Responsible Food Business” will give a talk at 6:30 p.m. at the SOU/RCC Higher Education Center, 101 S. Bartlett St., Medford. A panel of experts will answer questions about business mentoring, private investors, microlending, crowdfunding, federal grants and government loans, among other topics. See www.financeforfood.com.

SWEET ADELINES: The Southern Oregon Sound chapter of Sweet Adelines International, an a cappella chorus for women, offers lessons on vocal technique, musical accuracy and showmanship at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Eastwood Baptist Church, 675 N. Keene Way Drive, Medford. The group, under the direction of Martha Segura, performs locally and in an annual regional competition. Women interested in singing are invited. Call 541-774-9606 or see


Wednesday, Aug. 6

TUDOR GUILD BRASS RUBBING: Create your own souvenir artwork using the centuries-old technique of brass rubbing, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays in the Bill Patton Garden behind the Allen Elizabethan Theatre at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Volunteers from OSF’s Tudor Guild will guide participants in the technique. The cost is $5 to $25 depending on the size of the work. Call 541-482-0940. Large groups should call in advance for reservations.

WINDOWS IN TIME: Historian Bill Miller will present “Voices of the Modoc War” at noon at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. The presentation, as part of the “Windows in Time” history series, will draw from military transcripts, letters, newspapers and the memories of Modoc war survivors. Call 541-774-6996 or see www.jcls.org.

VOICES OF THE MODOC WAR: Historian Bill Miller will examine the five-month-long Modoc War of 1873, from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Miller will give the story a personal touch by utilizing military transcripts, letters, newspapers and the memories of Modoc survivors. Call 541-774-8679 or see www.jcls.org.

BRIAN JAMES: The singer, songwriter and guitarist will perform at 7 p.m. at the Bear Creek Park Amphitheater, off Siskiyou Boulevard and Highland Drive, Medford. Free. Call 541-774-2400 or see www.playmedford.com.

BILINGUAL CONVERSATION HOUR: A Spanish-English conversation hour will be offered at 1 p.m. Wednesdays beginning today at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Participants will speak Spanish for 30 minutes and English for 30 minutes. Stories and exercises will be offered to help conversation flow. Call 541-535-4163 or see www.jcls.org.

CAN YOU DIG IT? Chelsea Rose will lead kids 8 and older in a hands-on activity on the science of archaeology from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Jacksonville library, 340 W. C St. Call 541-899-1665 or see www.jcls.org.

SCIENCE EXPLORATIONS: Scott Joseph, teacher at Patrick Elementary School, will lead kids in different science experiments from 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6, at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St. Call 541-855-1994 or see www.jcls.org.

JEF RAMSEY: The guitar and mandolin player will perform acoustic country, blues and soul from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. Admission is free. Call 541-535-7957 or see www.paschalwinery.com.

JEFF KLOETZEL: The singer, songwriter and guitarist will play a mix of acoustic folk, rock, blues and jazz from 6 to 8 p.m. at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. Admission is free. Call 541-899-9120 or see www.southstagecellars.com.

WWI TALK: Gold Hill resident Brad Irvin will lead a talk about the beginnings of the first World War at 6 p.m. at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St. Irvin, who has a master’s degree in history, will cover important battles and military figures. Call 541-855-1994 or see www.jcls.org.

MARTIN MAJKUT at TES: Music director of the Rogue Valley Symphony Martin Majkut will talk about the different aspects of an orchestral conductor’s work, at 7 p.m. at Temple Emek Shalom, 1800 E. Main St., Ashland. Call 541-488-2909 or see www.emekshalom.org.

DOCUMENTARY SCREENING: The Applegate Partnership and Watershed Council will host a showing of the documentary film “Dam Nation” at 7:30 p.m. at Red Lily Vineyard, 11777 Highway 238, Jacksonville. Preceding the film will be a community event with a food vendor and wine tasting at 6 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to bring a lawn chair. Admission is free and donations will be accepted. See www.apwc.info/damnation.

Thursday, Aug. 7

MEDFORD GROWERS MARKET: Fresh flowers, fruits, vegetables, plants, baked goods, crafts and gourmet foods are available from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursdays through Nov. 20 at Rogue Valley Growers & Crafters Market at the Medford Armory, 1701 S. Pacific Highway. See www.rvgrowersmarket.com.

HIROSHIMA/NAGASAKI EVENTS:: A drop-in talk and haiku workshop will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Plaza in Ashland. Peace House events commemorating the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki run through Aug. 12. See www.atomicvigil.net or call 541-488-9286.

JEFF KLOETZEL: Singer, songwriter and guitarist Jeff Kloetzel will play an acoustic mix of rock, folk, blues and jazz from 5 to 7 p.m. at Kriselle Cellars, 12956 Modoc Road, White City. Admission is free. Call 541-830-8466 or see www.krisellecellars.com.

LEARN TO FLY-CAST:: Rachel Andras will lead an introductory class on fly casting at 5:30 p.m. at Garden Way Park, 1620 Clark St. Cost is $25. Register online at www.ashland.or.us/register or call 541-488-6606.

ASHLAND CITY BAND: The community band, directed by Don Bieghler, will play music by Serge Prokofieff and George Gershwin, along with a medley of Disney songs with conductor Steve Kessler, the band director from North Medford High School., at 7 p.m. in the Butler Band Shell in Ashland’s Lithia Park. Pre-concert music will be by the Rogue Valley Symphony Brass Quintet at 6:15 p.m. The concert is free. Call 541-245-9494.

REWIND: Rewind originally formed in the early ’60s as a five-piece, psychedelic rock group called the Navarros and became one of the hottest bands in the Northwest. The band will perform from 6 to 9 p.m. at EdenVale Winery, 2310 Voorhies Road, Medford. Admission is $5. Call 541-512-2955, ext. 2, or see


Friday, Aug. 8

LUNCHTIME CONCERT: Just for Fun will perform from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. in Pear Blossom Park in The Commons, on Bartlett Street between Fifth and Sixth streets, Medford. The concert is free.

AFRICAN DRUMMING: Laura Rich will share the musical traditions and folklore of Africa from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Children 3 and older are invited. Call 541-774-6996 or see


TC & THE REACTIONS: The band will play power rock and blues at 6 p.m.at Del Rio Vineyards and Winery, 52 N. River Road, Gold Hill. Admission costs $7.50. www.delriovineyards.com. Food will be available from food truck Peruvian Point.

VINTAGE FAIR: More than 40 antique and decor vendors will be on hand at the third annual Vintage Fair at Barnstormer Farm from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, at 2255 Coker Butte Road, Medford. The Turner Moore Band will perform Friday, and local food, wine and beer will available. The Saturday event will include face painting and kids’ activities. Admission for the “First Dibs Friday” event costs $8. Admission Saturday costs $6, or $4 with a canned food donation. Children 12 and younger get in free, and proceeds will go to Hope Equestrian Center. See