Get Up & Go: Monday, Oct. 27
Monday, Oct. 27
Artists Workshop: The group of regional painters invites others to join in painting and drawing sessions and critiques at 10 a.m. Mondays. Call 541-324-7624 for location.
Needlers’ Group: Bring your needle-craft supplies and enjoy embroidery, needlepoint, cross-stitch, quilting, knitting, crocheting and more from 10 a.m. to noon Mondays at the Rogue River library, 412 E. Main St. Call 541-864-8850 or see www.jcls.org.
Kid Time!: Kids elementary-school age and younger can explore interactive exhibits and learn about the history of Oregon, construction and engineering, water systems and more at Kid Time! 106 N. Central Ave., Medford. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission costs $8, $4 for adults and free for kids younger than 1. Call 541-772-9922 or see www.kid-time.org.
Central Point Senior Singers: The group meets at 10:45 a.m. Mondays at the Central Point Senior Center, 123 N. Second St. Pianist needed. Call 541-664-4933.
Art Show: Watercolor paintings featuring farm animals are on display from noon to 10 p.m. daily through October at Mystic Treats Pizza Parlor, 2345 Ashland St., #205. Call 541-897-0045.
Art Show: Oil paintings by Art Presence member Sue Bennett are on display through Jan. 5, 2015, in the Jacksonville library Naverson Room, 340 W. C St., Jacksonville. Library hours are noon to 5 p.m. Mondays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays, 2 to 6 p.m. Thursdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays.
Art Critique: Watercolor artist Dodie Hamilton-Brandon will be the critique judge at the Southern Oregon Society of Artists quarterly critique at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. The public is invited to view artworks submitted for the critique. Call 541-773-3258.
Clog Dances: Dance with the Misty Mountain Cloggers at 7 p.m. Mondays at the Southern Oregon Performing Arts Center, 930 Summit Ave., Medford. Dance instruction is available. Admission costs $8. Call 541-772-1431.
Medford Accordion Club; The club meets from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 22, at the Central Point Senior Center, 123 N. Second St., Central Point. Admission is $1. Call 541-821-8071.
'Flashdance the Musical': This touring production, based on the 1983 movie "Flashdance," is at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, in the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. For ticket information, call 541-779-3000 oe see www.craterian.org.
Tuesday, Oct. 28
Antarctica Presentations: Using imagery and videos, Dave Baker will bring Antarctica to life during talks about the continent from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, and Tuesday, Nov. 4, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., and from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 10, and Monday, Nov. 17, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Baker was a member of the Navy's Operation Deep Freeze, an expedition that built American bases in Antarctica to support the International Geophysical Year of 1957-58. He returned to the Antarctic on the MS National Geographic Endeavor in 2006 and 2010. Learn about great ice sheets that cover the continent to depths of more than 10,000 feet, icebergs, sea ice and penguin rookeries at the Oct. 28 Ashland talk and the Nov. 10 Medford talk. Baker will discuss amazing scientific discoveries taking place at the South Pole during the Nov. 4 Ashland talk and the Nov. 17 Medford talk. Call 541-774-6996 or see www.jcls.org.
Brain Books Discussion Group: Join the Brain Books discussion group as they discuss "The Age of Insight" by Eric Kandel from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6996 or see www.jcls.org.
The Alan Berman Trio: The trio will perform dance music — swing, Latin, foxtrot and more — from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, at the Imperial Ballroom, 40 N. Front St., Medford. Admission costs $5. Call 541-499-8855 or 541-779-2042 for information.
Wednesday, Oct. 29
Peter Lorre Film: The 1963 Boris Karloff and Peter Lorre film "The Raven" will be shown from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, at the Talent library, 101 Home St. A 15-minute introduction will precede the showing. Call 541-535-4163 or see www.jcls.org.
Library Halloween Fun: Enjoy Halloween fun from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Kids and adults are invited to show off their costumes. Masks and facial feature-obscuring make-up are not allowed in the library. Youngsters can trick-or-treat at all the customer service desks. Library staff will display carved pumpkins throughout the library. Highlights include Toddlerobics in costume at 10:30 a.m., a parade inside the library at 11 a.m., Halloween stories for preschoolers in the children's department at 11:30 a.m., a screening of the film "Ghostbusters" in the large meeting room at noon, and terrifying urban legends and spine-tingling scary stories for tweens, teens and adults in the large meeting room at 4 p.m. Call 541-774-8679 or see www.jcls.org.
Jef Ramsey: The guitar and mandolin player will perform acoustic country and folk from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. Admission is free. Call 541-535-7957 or see www.paschalwinery.com.
Allison Scull: The singer, songwriter and guitarist will play a mix of light rock and European-style jazz from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. Admission is free. See www.southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.
Patty Griffin and John Fullbright: Folk singers and songwriters Patty Griffin and John Fullbright will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, at the Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland. Griffin is a Grammy-winning folk musician known for her stripped-down style of songwriting. Advance tickets cost $30 and can be purchased at www.liveatthearmory.com or at Music Coop, 268 E. Main St. Tickets will cost $35 at the door.
Thursday, Oct. 30
Market Day: Rogue Valley Growers and Crafter's Market is open from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursdays through Nov. 20 at the Medford Armory, 1701 S. Pacific Highway, Medford. See www.rvgrowersmarket.com.
Ed Dunsavage & Leslie Kendall: The jazz guitar and vocal duo will perform from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see www.bellefiorewine.com.
Darkwing Manor and Morguetorium Museum: Visit the haunted museum from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 30-Nov. 1, at 4192 Coleman Creek Road, Medford. Admission costs $10. Join Baron and Baroness Reuwsaat for a trip to a dark Gothic fantasy world. Darkwing Manor is a haven for vampires and other lost souls. Tour the Morguetorium Mourning Museum, join an adventure through the Haunted Grounds and Dark Carnivale — home to fortune tellers, fire breathers and belly dancers. Darkwing Manor is a multiple award-winning haunted house. Not recommended for children younger than 10. Call 541-512-1891 or see www.darkwingmanor.com
Friday, Oct. 31
Spookadelic Halloween Funktacular: On Friday, Oct. 31, the annual Halloween bash at the Historic Ashland Armory will feature live dance music by Afrolicious and uPhonic SoundSystem, along with music by DJ El Papachango. Revelers can party in an environment filled with props, art installations and visual effects accenting the Halloween theme. Doors open at 7 p.m. at the Armory, 208 Oak St. Tickets cost $25 in advance and can be purchased at www.liveatthearmory.com or Music Coop. Tickets will cost $30 at the door. The event is open to ages 21 and older only.