Get Up & Go: Dec. 25
Christmas Day, Thursday, Dec. 25
Christmas Dinner: A Christmas dinner will be served from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 25, at The Rocky-Tonk Grill & Saloon, 333 E. Main St. Medford. There will be a decorated tree and presents for kids. Call 541-973-2887.
Friday, Dec. 26
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.
Ashland Rotary Centennial Ice Rink: Enjoy ice skating daily at the ice rink, located across from Ashland's Lithia Park at 95 Winburn Way. Skate rentals are $2.50 per pair. Rink admission is $4 for adults, $3.50 for children ages five to 13 and free for kids under age five. Call 541-488-9189 or see www.ashland.or.us/IceRink for more information and the season schedule.
Dan Doshier: Guitar, fiddle and accordion player Dan Doshier will play from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 26, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. Admission is free. Call 541-899-9120 or www.southstagecellars.com.
Slopes & Trails: Rogue Valley residents 21 and older can meet at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 26, at Jefferson Spirits, 404 E. Main St., Medford. Slopes & Trails is a nonprofit organization that provides social and recreational activities adults. Call 541-734-5688 or see www.slopes.org.
Lace Walker: The guitarist and flutist will play acoustic rock and R&B from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 26-27, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. Walker will be joined by bass and sax players. Admission is free. See www.southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.
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.
Saturday, Dec. 27
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.
Hanley Farmhouse: Travel back in time with a visit to historic Hanley Farmhouse decorated for the holidays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 27, at 1053 Hanley Road, Central Point. Tours cost $5 per person. Call 541-773-6536 ext. 1002 or see www.hanleyfarm.org.
Legos in the Libraries: Learn Lego building skills with volunteer Helga Motley from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 27, at the Eagle Point library, 239 E. Main St. Call 541-826-3313 or see www.jcls.org.
Scrabble: Play for free from noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Call 541-535-4163 or see www.jcls.org.
Wii Games: Bring your friends and play Wii games from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 27, in the Medford library's teen library, 205 S. Central Ave. Call 541-774-6413 or see www.jcls.org.
The Grooveyard Trio: The jazz trio — keyboard player Dave Swan, drummer Gary Hirsh and upright bass player Joe Cohoon — will perform from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 27, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see www.bellefiorewine.com.
Star Promenaders: The club hosts an A-1 and A-2 dance from 6 to 7:30 p.m. the fourth Saturday of every month at the Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, 3377 Table Rock Road, Medford. Pre-rounds are from 7:30 to 8 p.m. and plus dancing is from 8 to 10:30 p.m. Square-dance attire is appreciated. Bring finger food to share. There is a suggested donation of $4. Call 541-855-7884.
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.
Mercy Duo: Guitarist David Day and vocalist Lynda Morrison will perform rock and soul from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 27, at 2Hawk Winery, 2335 N. Phoenix Road, Medford. Admission is free. Call 541-779-9463 or see www.2hawkwinery.com.
Country Dance: The Pat Summers Country Dance Band performs for dancing at 7 p.m. Saturdays at the Rogue River Community Center annex, 136 Broadway St., Rogue River. The cost is $4. Call 541-951-5508.
Monday, Dec. 29
Needlers’ Group: Bring needle-craft supplies and participate in 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.
Humphrey Bogart Movies: Enjoy classic Humphrey Bogart films from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Monday through December at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St. Call 541-855-1994 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.
Line Dancing for Seniors: Line dancing is offered for adults 60 and older from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave. Advanced line dancing is from 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Thursdays at the center. Admission costs $2. Call 541-488-5342.
Teen Crafts: Teens can make their own handmade Smash Book from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, Dec. 29, at the library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6985 or see www.jcls.org.
Lord of the Rings: There will be a showing of the 2001 film "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring," rated PG-13, at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 29, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford. The film is the first in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy. Attendees are encouraged to don costumes, where they can be photographed in a costume contest with the winner to be announced after Dec. 31. Call 541-774-8685 or see www.jcls.org.
Calendar Craft: Make crafts from recycled old calendars from 2 to 3 p.m. Monday, Dec. 29, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Call 541-774-8678 or www.jcls.org.
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.