5 Things to do This Weekend
Clayfolk Pottery Show & Sale: More than 60 artists will show decorative and functional pottery, including dinnerware, jewelry, tiles, sculpture, garden art and more from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23, at the Medford Armory, 1701 S. Pacific Highway, Medford. Admission is free. Live entertainment kicks off the show Friday night. Pottery-making demonstrations and hands-on activities for kids are scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. A guided tour focusing on types of surface treatment — such as wood-fired, raku, ash, crystal, slips, underglaze and carving — begins at 1 p.m. Sunday. A guided tour highlighting garden art, animal themes and sculpture begins at 2 p.m. Sunday. See www.clayfolk.org.
Bathtub Gin Serenaders; The hot-jazz band will celebrate the release of its new CD, "Prohibition in Remission,"with a dance party at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, at Carpenter Hall on the Oregon Shakespeare Festival campus, 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. The all-ages show will begin with dance instruction at 7:30 p.m. Guest vocalists and musicians will join the band to play jazz and blues from the '20s and '30s, along with original music inspired by the era of hot jazz. Admission is $8 at the door. Kids 12 and younger get in free.
'The Janus Concert': Vibraphone player and percussionist Thomas Mackay, pianist Thor Polson, bassist Dave Miller and drummer Theresa McCoy will present "New Concepts in Jazz: The Janus Concert" — progressive jazz composed by Mackay and Polson — at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at Grace Lutheran Church, 660 Francis Lane, Ashland. Admission is $10; $5 for Southern Oregon University students and kids 12 and younger.
Paddington Station Open House: Paddington Station will hold its 41st annual Open House from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at 180 E. Main St., Ashland. The event will include performances from Siskiyou Singers, Camelot Theatre's production of "Fiddler on the Roof," Thanks for the Memories Theatre's production of "Rent," Ashland High School's choir, Siskiyou Violins, North Medford High School Choir and the Ed Dunsavage Trio. Attendees who bring a nonperishable food item will receive a free holiday ornament. See www.paddingtonstationashland.com.
Applegate Valley Wine Tour: Visit up to 18 wineries and enjoy tastings, appetizers, music and more during the Applegate Wine Trail's "Uncorked" event from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23, in the Applegate Valley. Participants are encouraged to bring their friends, designate a driver and enjoy visits to Applegate wineries during the self-guided, self-paced wine tour. Tickets are $44 each and include a commemorative Wine Trail glass. For tickets and information on wine and appetizer pairings, visit www.applegatewinetrail.com.