5 Things to do This Weekend
Small Art Exhibit: Enjoy small art, including pottery, wooden boxes, Christmas ornaments, cards, gifts tags, sculpture and fine art at Art Presence Art Center, 206 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville. The "Small Treasures" art exhibit runs through Dec. 28. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday. See art-presence.org.
Lucia Comnes: San Francisco songwriter, fiddler and guitarist Lucia Comnes will perform interpretations of Irish, Balkan and American folk music from 7 to 9 p.m.Friday, Dec. 26, at 2Hawk Winery, 2335 N. Phoenix Road, Medford. Admission is free. Call 541-779-9463 or see www.2hawkwinery.com.
Jacksonville Victorian Christmas: Experience Christmas from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday in December at the historic Beekman House, 470 E. California St., Jacksonville. The theme will be a Victorian Christmas Boxing Day on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 27-28. "Boxing Day" may be a reference to the church alms boxes that collected donations for the poor. The tradition of giving money and other gifts to those in need and servants can be traced to the Middle Ages. Costumed docents will share the origins of many popular holiday traditions along with stories of the Beekman family's holiday festivities of the 1800s. Tours begin every 15 minutes and last one hour. Admission is $5, $3 for seniors ages 65 and older and students ages 6 through 12, and will be available at the door. Tour admission is $2 on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 27-28, for those who bring canned food items for ACCESS. For people who wish to pay the full tour admission, the difference will be donated to ACCESS. Entrance to a Christmas bazaar is free. Call 541-245-3650 for information.
Tom McReynolds: Singer, songwriter and guitarist Tom McReynolds will play from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 27, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. Admission is free. Call 541-899-9120 or www.southstagecellars.com.
'Fiddler on the Roof': This Tony Award-winning musical and Oscar-winning film tells the story of Tevye, a poor dairyman trying to raise his five daughters in Czarist Russia. As he struggles to keep his family together, he is challenged by a changing society and growing anti-Semitism. Rich in historical and ethnic detail, "Fiddler on the Roof" is filled with such heartwarming songs as "Matchmaker, Matchmaker," "If I Were a Rich Man," "Sabbath Prayer" and more. Curtain is at 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets cost $27, $25 for students and seniors (except for Sunday matinees).Camelot Theatre: 101 Talent Ave., Talent. Tickets and information available at www.camelottheatre.org or 541-535-5250. The box office is open from noon to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and one hour before performances. Reserved seating is available for an additional $2 per ticket. Student rush tickets cost $10 and can be purchased 10 minutes before curtain, except Sundays.