Get Up & Go: Nov 23
Sunday, Nov. 23
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.
Friendship Force Bunco: Bring a friend and play Bunco with Friendship Force of Southern Oregon at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23, at the Royal Mobile Estates clubhouse, 1055 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville. Call 541-482-4558.
Mountain Blessing: A "Blessing Mt. Ashland" ceremony will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23, at 11 Mt. Ashland Ski Road, Ashland. For the past eight years the diverse ceremony has occurred in the spring, but the ceremony has been moved to autumn this year in hopes of bringing snow. Call 530-386-6597 or email email@example.com.
Grant Ruiz: The flamenco guitarist and vocalist will perform from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. Admission is free. Call 541-535-7957 or see www.paschalwinery.com.
Monday, Nov. 24
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.
The Schneider Museum of Art: Selections from PORTLAND2014: A Biennial of Contemporary Art, an exhibit that surveys Oregon artists who are defining and advancing the contemporary arts landscape, will run through Dec. 6 at The Schneider Museum of Art on the Southern Oregon University campus, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Curator Amanda Hunt visited nearly 50 studios and reviewed more than 300 entries before selecting 15 Oregon artists to participate in the exhibit. These artists include up-and-coming as well as established professionals who work in a variety of media. Most are based in Portland, Salem or Eugene. Regular museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. Admission is $5. See sma.sou.edu or call 541-552-6245.
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 exhibit: Rogue River artist Barbara Badten will display several of her scenic paintings through November and December at the Rogue River library, 412 E. Main St. Library hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday and Friday, 1 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Call 541-864-8850 or see www.jcls.org.
Computer Class: A free introductory computer class will be offered from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford. Topics covered will include an introduction to word processing, photo editing and managing computer files. The class will include time for review and practice. Call 541-774-8679.
Potluck and Seed Forum: Bellview Grange will hold its monthly community potluck at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24, at 1050 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland. Topics will include the Food Movement, the race to ban GMOs in Oregon and future plans to support small farms. Participants are encouraged to bring a non-GMO organic potluck dish to share. A public seed forum will follow at 7 p.m. Call 541-535-1854.
Tuesday, Nov. 25
Computer Class: A free introductory computer class will be offered from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25, at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St., Phoenix. Topics covered will include an introduction to word processing, photo editing and managing computer files. The class will include time for review and practice. Call 541-774-8679.
Brain Books: The Brain Books discussion group will discuss "The Great Divergence: America's Growing Inequality Crisis and What We Can Do About It" by Timothy Noah from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6996 or see www.jcls.org.
TED Talk: In recognition of Thanksgiving, the library will show TED Talk online videos focused on gratitude from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25, in the Adams Room of the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford. Call 541-774-8679 or see www.jcls.org.
Environment-focused Film: Southern Oregon Climate Action Now will show the film "Dancing Salmon Home" at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. The film chronicles efforts by the Winemem Winto tribe to reintroduce salmon to the McCloud River in Northern California. Following the film will be a discussion of the impact of global warming on cold water fish species such as salmon. Call 541-301-4107 or see www.socan.info.
Audubon Society Meeting: The Rogue Valley Audubon Society will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25, at Lidgate Hall of the Medford Congregational United Church of Christ, 1801 E. Jackson St., Medford. The program will feature photos of birds, whales bears and other wildlife taken on voyages from Seward, Alaska, the Bearing Sea, the Aleutian Islands, Russia and Japan. Discussions about natural history will follow. See www.roguevalleyaudubon.org.
Alan Berman Trio: The trio will play swing, blues and original music at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25, at the Imperial Event Center, 40 N. Front St., Medford. Cover charge is $5. For more information, see www.imperialeventcenter.com.
Wednesday, Nov. 26
Free Film at the Library: The 2014 film "Edge of Tomorrow," rated PG-13, will be shown from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave.The film tells the story of an officer caught in a time loop in a war with an alien race. Call 541-774-8679 or see www.jcls.org.
Computer Class: A free introductory computer class will be offered from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26, at the Talent library, 101 Home St., Talent. Topics covered will include an introduction to word processing, photo editing and managing computer files. The class will include time for review and practice. Call 541-774-8679.
Library Movie: The 2013 romantic comedy/drama "Words and Pictures," rated PG-13, will be shown from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. The film tells the story of an English teacher and fallen literary star played by Clive Owen who challengs an art teacher to a war of words versus images to determine which form carries the greatest meaning. Call 541-774-6996 or see www.jcls.org.
Intro to Computer Class: A free introductory computer class will be offered from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford. Topics covered will include using the mouse and keyboard, Internet navigation, an introduction to e-mail, and individualize instruction and practice. Call 541-774-8679.
Spaghetti Game Night: Try out board games from Funagain Games in Ashland or bring your own from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays at Enoteca Wine Tasting and Bistro, 17 N. Main St., Ashland. Complimentary spaghetti will be served with the purchase of a glass or bottle of wine. Call 541-482-3377 or see www.ashlandenoteca.com.
Trivia Night: Teams of one to six players can play Trivia at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at The Playwright Public House, 258 A St., Ashland. It's free to play, and each team will receive a bowl of baked fries. The winning team receives a $25 certificate to use at The Playwright. Call 541-488-9128.
Jef Ramsey: The guitar and mandolin player will perform acoustic country and folk from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. Admission is free. Call 541-535-7957 or see www.paschalwinery.com.
Lace Walker: The singer, songwriter and guitarist will perform acoustic music from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. Admission is free. See www.southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.