Get Up & Go: Tuesday, Oct. 7
Tuesday, Oct. 7
Cookbook Sale: The Phoenix library will hold a book sale featuring books about cooking and gardening from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, at the library, 510 W. First St. Call 541-535-7090.
TED Talk at the Library: The Ashland library will show TED Talks videos about parenting from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, in the Guanajuato Room of the library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-8679.
Origami at the Library: The Medford library offers origami sessions from 3:45 to 5:45 p.m. Tuesdays in the library storytime room in the children's department, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford. Adults and children 5 and older can attend, and no experience is necessary. Call 541-774-8678 or see www.jcls.org.
Jefferson Classical Guitar Society: The society will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, 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. See www.jeffersonguitar.org.
OSF Green Show: Celtic/tribal rockers BROTHER will give a free performance at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, on the bricks at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, 15 S. Pioneer St. Call 541-482-4331 or see www.osfashland.org.
Band Rehearsal: The Southern Oregon Concert Band holds rehearsals for its Nov. 11 Veteran's Day concert from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at the South Medford High School band room, 1551 Cunningham Ave., Medford. The band has openings for three percussionists, but other area band musicians, including high school students able to play Level 3 concert music, are encouraged to participate. Call 541-708-0365 or email email@example.com.
Poetry Reading: The Rogue Valley chapter of the Oregon Poets Association will present their fall chapbook "Sudden Meteors" in a reading at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St. Poets Linda Barnes, Sara-Lynne Simpson, Ines Diaz, Beth Beurkens, Kathleen Dunn, Sallie Ehrman, JoAnna Shaw, Dan Kaufman, Carol Brockfield and Charlotte Abernathy will read. The event is free. Call 541-488-0029 or see www.bloomsburyashland.com.
Wednesday, Oct. 8
Peter Lorre Films: The 1944 Cary Grant and Peter Lorre film "Arsenic and Old Lace" will be shown from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Call 541-535-4163 or see www.jcls.org.
Sinatra Impersonator: Local entertainer Clint Ingbretson will perform as Frank Sinatra from noon to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, in the large community meeting room of the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. A Q&A session and a screening of the 1956 film "High Society" starring Frank Sinatra, Grace Kelly and Bing Crosby will follow. Refreshments, including non-alcoholic martinis, will be served. Call 541-774-8679 or see www.jcls.org.
Travel Story Slideshow: George Mason and Sallis Slaughter will present travel stories from "The Authors Road" from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Mason and Slaughter traveled across the country video-interviewing noted writers and experts on dead authors. Call 541-774-6996 or see www.authorsroad.com.
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.
Jef Ramsey: The guitar and mandolin player will perform acoustic country and folk from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. Admission is free. Call 541-535-7957 or see www.paschalwinery.com.
Dean Angermeier's All Space And Time: The band will play a mix of pop, jazz, rock, funk, blues, country and more from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. Admission is free. Call 541-899-9120 or www.southstagecellars.com.
Water Presentation: Lori Tella with Jackson Soil and Water Conservation District will present "Getting the Most Out of Your Water" at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, at North Mountain Park Nature Center, 620 N. Mountain Ave. Tella will discuss catchment systems, rain gardens, graywater systems and other conservation techniques. Cost is $5. Call 541-488-6606.
Climate Candidate Forum: Rogue Climate and Southern Oregon Climate Action Now will present a forum with candidates for Oregon Senate District 3 and Jackson County Commissioner at 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, at the presentation hall of the SOU/RCC Higher Education Center, 101 S. Bartlett St., Medford. Geoffrey Riley will moderate. Following the forum will be an informal reception so attendees can meet the candidates. See www.socan.info.
OSF Green Show: ScienceWorks will give a free entertaining science demonstration for all ages at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, on the bricks at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, 15 S. Pioneer St. Call 541-482-4331 or see www.osfashland.org.
Thursday, Oct. 9
Cookbook Sale: The Phoenix library will hold a book sale featuring books about cooking and gardening, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, at the library, 510 W. First St. Call 541-535-7090.
LWV Ballot Measure Review: The Rogue Valley League of Women Voters will present nonpartisan explanations of the seven Oregon state ballot measures at noon Thursday, Oct. 9, at the Medford library large meeting room, 205 S. Central Ave. Call 541-772-5044 or see www.vote411.org.
Author Event: Ellen Rubenson will speak about her book "When You Get Older, Where Will You Live?" at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Rubenson is a medical case manager at Providence Medford Medical Center and will speak about types of living choices for retirees and senior citizens. Call 541-774-6996.
The Brothers Reed: The guitar duo — brothers Aaron and Philip Reed — will perform original country and folk from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, 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.
OSF Green Show: Nicole Klaymoon and her San Francisco street dance theater company Embodiment Project will give a free performance at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, on the bricks at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, 15 S. Pioneer St. The troupe includes a live vocal ensemble and blends street dance, live song, choreographed poetry, theater and interactive video. Call 541-482-4331 or see www.osfashland.org.
Author Event: Fred Grewe will speak about his book "What the Dying Have Taught Me About Living" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St. Grewe will discuss his experiences as a hospice chaplain helping terminally ill patients. The event is free. Call 541-488-0029 or see www.bloomsburyashland.com.
Friday, Oct. 10
Legalization Presentations: Travel expert Rick Steves will speak about Measure 91 in a presentation titled "Travel as a Political Act: Ending Marijuana Prohibition in Oregon" at noon Friday, Oct. 10, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave., and 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, at the Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 87 Fourth St., Ashland. The presentation is part of a 10-day tour across Oregon, and the presentations are free. See www.ricksteves.com.
Charles Guy & Linda Powers: The guitar and violin duo will perform Spanish-flavored instrumentals with flamenco flair from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, 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.
EVOLFO: The ensemble will play pop, punk, funk, ska, salsa and Eastern European rhythms — sometimes in the same song — at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 Nevada St., Ashland. The group features an Ashland High School graduate who left to attend Berklee College of Music in Boston. Rogue Valley band Squirrel Soup Duo will open the show. Food will be available from Sultan's Delight. Tickets cost $8, $5 for students, and can be purchased at Music Coop, 268 E. Main St., or at the door. Call 541-482-5700 or see www.grizzlypeakwinery.com.
Baroque Band: The group will play pieces by William Boyce, Johann Christian Bach, Thomas Arne, George Frideric Handel, Georg Philipp Telemann and other baroque composers at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, in the Music Recital Hall on the Southern Oregon University campus, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Tickets cost $40 or $46, $5 for students, and can be purchased in the Performing Arts box office in the Music Building or by calling 541-552-6154. A free lecture and performance by the Baroque Band will be offered at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11.