Get Up & Go: Wednesday, Sept. 10
Wednesday, Sept. 10
Free Admission Day at ScienceWorks: The museum hosts exhibits year-round that explore energy, anatomy, chemistry, perception, motion, engineering and more. A free admission day — usually offered the first Wednesday of the month — will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, at 1500 E. Main St., Ashland. Call 541-482-6767 or see www.scienceworksmuseum.org.
History Presentation: As part of the library's "Windows in Time" history series, Alice Mullaly will give a presentation titled "Pleasures of Youth: A Crater Lake Journey in 1889" at noon Wednesday, Sept. 10, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6996.
Intro to Computers: A free computer class covering topics including word processing and photo editing will be offered from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Space is limited. Call 541-774-8679.
Art Reception: A reception for artist Bill Stanton's oil painting exhibit will be from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, at Pioneer Village, 895 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville. Stanton's paintings will be on display through Dec. 10. Call 541-899-3759 or see www.art-presence.org.
Rogue Writers: Published and unpublished fiction writers meet to discuss their projects and the publishing business at 5:30 p.m. the second Wednesday of every month at Applebee’s, 1388 Biddle Road, Medford. Call 541-826-4151.
The Quick & Easy Boys: The Portland rock band will perform at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, at the Applegate River Lodge, 15100 Highway 238, Applegate. Admission is $15. Call 541-846-6690 or see www.thequickandeasyboys.com.
Charles Guy & Linda Powers: The guitar and violin duo will play original instrumentals with Latin and flamenco flair from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. Admission is free. Call 541-899-9120 or see www.southstagecellars.com.
Thursday, Sept. 11
Medford Growers Market: Fresh flowers, fruits, vegetables, live plants, baked goods, crafts and gourmet foods are available from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursdays through Nov. 20 at the Rogue Valley Growers & Crafters Market at the Medford Armory, 1701 S. Pacific Highway. See www.rvgrowersmarket.com.
Mah Jongg: Experienced and beginner adults 50 and older are invited to play Mah Jongg, a tile game of Chinese origin, from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave., Ashland. Free. Call 541-488-5342 or see www.ashlandseniorcenter.org.
Dominoes: Play Jamaican, Mexican train, Cuban or French dominoes games from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursdays at the Meyer Memorial Trust Community Meeting Room in the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Call 541-535-7090 or see www.jcls.org.
Hearts and Spades: Adults 50 and older are invited to play card games from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursdays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave. Donations are accepted. Call 541-488-5342.
Book Reading: Janai Mestrovich, author of "Grandma Boom Chronicles," will read from her story of a young girl who uses keys of wisdom to change her destiny at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Call 541-488-0029 or see www.bloomsburyashland.com.
Men's Barbershop Singing: Men interested in singing four-part harmonies are invited to meetings of the Rogue Valley Harmonizers Chapter of the Barbershop Society at 7 p.m. Thursdays at First Presbyterian Church, 85 S. Holly St., Medford. Call 541-450-9352.
Jeff Kloetzel: The singer, songwriter and guitarist will play an acoustic mix of music from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, at Kriselle Cellars, 12956 Modoc Road, White City. Admission is free. Call 541-830-8466 or see www.krisellecellars.com.
The Brothers Reed: The acoustic guitar duo will play pop and folk from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. A barbecue supper will be available. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see www.bellefiorewine.com.
Creedence Clearwater Revival: Stu Cook and Doug Clifford — rhythm section for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band Creedence Clearwater Revival — and their new band will play CCR hits at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, at the Britt Pavilion, 350 First St., Jacksonville. Roots rock and blues singer Cee Cee James and her group will open the show, and Jacksonville alt-rockers the Turner Moore Band will play from 6 to 7:15 p.m. in the Britt Performance Garden. Tickets can be purchased at the box office, 216 W. Main St., Medford, online at www.brittfest.org or by calling 541-773-6077 or 800-882-7488.
Kathleen Madigan: The stand-up comedian will share her observational humor at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. Madigan has many comedy specials, DVDs and CDs to her credit, along with appearances on the late-night shows of Leno, Letterman, Conan and Ferguson. In 2014, she was nominated for an American Comedy Award for Best Concert Comic. Tickets cost $22, $25 or $28 and can be purchased at the box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., online at www.craterian.org or by calling 541-779-3000.
Friday, Sept. 12
Lithia Park Nature Walks: Take a 90-minute walk through Ashland's Lithia Park and discuss the trees, flowers, birds and history of the park with a trained naturalist at 10 a.m. Fridays, Sundays and Wednesdays through Sept. 28. No registration is required. Meet and the park's entrance on the Ashland Plaza. Call 541-488-5340 for information.
Preschool Puppet Theatre: Gather around to see what Brenda Bear and friends are up to from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. the second Friday of every month at the North Mountain Park Nature Center, 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. The cost is $6. A brief lesson will be followed by the puppet show and play time. A snack and related craft or activity will follow. No late seating will be available, and children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required a day in advance. Call 541-488-6606 or see www.northmountainpark.org.
Poetry Reading: Oregon Poet Laureate Peter Sears will read from his book "Small Talk: New and Selected Poems" from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, in the Ashland library Gresham Room, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6980. Free.
Square Dance: Lantz’s Dantzers hosts round dancing at 7:30 p.m. and plus-level/A-1 dancing at 8 p.m. the second Friday of every month at the Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, 3377 Table Rock Road, Medford. Admission costs $5. Call 541-772-1431.
Tango Fusion Dance Party: Tango dancing will be held from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. on the second Friday of every month at the Evergreen Ballroom, 6088 Crater Lake Ave., Central Point. A lesson will be available at &:30 p.m.. Admission costs $6 for the dance only and $8 for the lesson and dance. Call 541-826-8000 or see www.evergreenballroom.com.
Bountiful Harvest Art Exhibit: Linda Curtis will display her abstract paintings through September at Art Presence Art Center, 206 Fifth St., Jacksonville. Call 541-899-3759 or visit www.art-presence.org.
Jeff Kloetzel: The singer, songwriter and guitarist will perform a mix of acoustic rock, jazz and soul from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4554 S. Stage Road, Medford. Admission is free, and food and beverages will be available. See www.dancinvineyards.com or call 541-245-0612.
Ha'ena: The band will play music inspired by the roots of traditional Hawaiian standards from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. A barbecue supper will be available. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see www.bellefiorewine.com.
Robbie DaCosta: The singer and guitarist will play a range of cover music from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, at 2Hawk Winery, 2335 N. Phoenix Road, Medford. Admission is free. Call 541-779-9463 or see www.2hawkwinery.com.
Bob Haworth: The singer, songwriter and guitarist of The Brothers Four and The Kingston Trio fame will perform from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. Admission is free. Call 541-899-9120 or www.southstagecellars.com.
Vitor Goncalves and Harvey Wainapel: Pianist Vitor Goncalves and sax player Harvey Wainapel will play music from Brazil at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, at the Old Siskiyou Barn in Ashland. Tickets cost $25, or $10 for students. Reservations and directions are available online at www.siskiyoumusicproject.com or by calling 541-488-3869.
Saturday, Sept. 13
Swing at Paschal: Band du Pays — featuring singer Kacie Garner, alto and soprano sax player Stephen Gagne, bassist Merrill Smith, guitarist Tony Brussat and drummer Bryan Jeffs — will perform jazz and swing standards for dancing from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. Admission is $12. Call 541-535-7957 or see www.paschalwinery.com.
Lunchtime Concert: R&B band Blue Light will perform from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, in Pear Blossom Park in The Commons, on Bartlett Street between Fourth and Sixth streets, Medford. The concert is free.
The Evening Shades: The Medford band — fronted by vocalist Mark Anthony Smith — will perform rock and reggae from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. Admission is free. Call 541-899-9120 or www.southstagecellars.com.
Turner Moore Band: The Jacksonville-based alt-country group will perform from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at 2Hawk Winery, 2335 N. Phoenix Road, Medford. Admission is free. Call 541-779-9463 or see www.2hawkwinery.com.