Get Up & Go: Wednesday, Oct. 29
Wednesday, Oct. 29
Bridge Game: An American Contract Bridge League sponsored duplicate bridge game will be offered from noon to 3:30 p.m. at the Dan Voorhies Bridge Center, 4149 S. Pacific Highway, Phoenix. Cost is $8 per person. Call 541-261-6321.
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.
Sports Film: The 2014 film "Million Dollar Arm," rated PG, will be shown from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. The film tells the story of a sports agent, played by Jon Hamm, who stages an unconventional strategy of recruiting Indian cricket players to play Major League Baseball. The film is based on a true story that took place in 2008. Call 541-774-6996 or see www.jcls.org.
Mystery Book Group: The Siskiyou Sleuths mystery book group will discuss "Havana Blue" by Leonardo Padura at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, at the library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6996 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.
Spiders and Scorpions: Learn about the difference between insects and arachnids, and spiders and scorpions' role in the ecosystem from 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St. Call 541-855-1994 or see www.jcls.org.
Meet the Talent Candidates: The Talent Chamber of Commerce will hold a candidate forum for Talent mayor and city council candidates from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, at Downtowne Coffee House, 200 Talent Ave., Talent. See www.talentchamber.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.
Raw Foods Potluck: Dr. Jim Said will give a talk about "Genetics, Epigenetics and Detoxing" at a vegan, raw and living foods potluck at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, at YOGA SOULutions, 801 Forest St. Attendees should bring a raw, organic dish. Call 541-552-0108.
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.
Side Pocket: Guitarist Leonard Griffie, drummer and vocalist Billy Rock Smith and bass player Mark Cunningham will play blues, soul and old-school R&B from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, at 2Hawk Winery, 2335 N. Phoenix Road, Medford. Admission is free. Call 541-779-9463 or see www.2hawkwinery.com.
Terry Longshore: The director of percussion of Southern Oregon University's Department of Music will present the world premiere of Mark Applebaum’s “Composition Machine No. 1,″ for solo performer, at 12:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, in the Music Recital Hall on the SOU campus, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Longshore will play various acoustic and electronic percussion instruments. Applebaum is an associate professor of music composition and theory at Stanford University.
Children's Halloween Parade: Ashland's annual Halloween celebration for kids will kick off from 2:30 to 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, with a Halloween story time at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. The kids parade will begin at 3:30 p.m., following East Main Street to the Ashland Plaza. Kids can trick-or-treat at downtown businesses, get photographs taken at the Ashland Art Center, 357 E. Main St., and get their faces painted in front of Wells Fargo Bank, 67 E. Main St. Look for live entertainment along the way by Samba Like It Hot and Intention Dance Zombies. Mad Science!, an exhibit from ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum, will be on Oak Street. There will be a monster flash mob and a spooky storytelling party at Tree House Books, 15 N. Main St., and ghoulish fun and activities at Paddington Station, 125 E. Main St. See www.ashlandchamber.com or call 541-482-3486 for details.
Saturday, Nov. 1
Oregon Old-Time Fiddlers Association: The ensemble will host an open, acoustic jam from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Fruitdale Grange, 1440 Parkdale Drive, Grants Pass. Acoustic musicians are welcome to sit in, and dancing is encouraged. Admission is by donation. Dancing is encouraged. Call 541-779-8145 or see www.ootfa4.org for information.
Jeff Ramsey: The guitar and mandolin player will perform jazz and R&B standards, blues and some classic vintage country from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see www.bellefiorewine.com.
Wine Without Reason: Lead vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Scott Calamar, drummer Kevin McKern, bass player Bruce McKern and pedal steel guitarist Will Bartell will perform nouveau retro music with a twang from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at 2Hawk Winery, 2335 N. Phoenix Road, Medford. Admission is free. Call 541-779-9463 or see www.2hawkwinery.com.