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Get Up & Go: Dec. 27

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

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 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.

Art Exhibit: Rogue River artist Barbara Badten will exhibit her landscape paintings through 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

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.

 Pajama Story Time: Listen to stories in your pajamas from 6:30 to 7 p.m. the last Monday of every month in the Ashland library children's department, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. See 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.

Tuesday, Dec. 30: 

Social Benefit Dance Club: Dance to standards performed by keyboard and horn player Dave Flick from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays at the Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, 3377 Table Rock Road, Medford. Call 541-664-6642.

Lord of the Rings Movie: The 2002 film "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" rated PG-13, will be shown from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 30, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford. The film is the second 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.

'The Hundred-Foot Journey': The 2014 film "The Hundred-Foot Journey" will be shown from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 30, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. The film tells of a family who opens a restaurant directly across from a Michelin-starred eatery. Call 541-774-6996 or see www.jcls.org.

Sweet Adelines: The Southern Oregon Sound chapter of Sweet Adelines International, an a cappella chorus for women, offers lessons on vocal technique, musical accuracy and showmanship at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Eastwood Baptist Church, 675 N. Keene Way Drive, Medford. The group, under the direction of Martha Segura, performs locally and in an annual regional competition. Women interested in singing may attend. Call 541-774-9606 or see www.southernoregonsound.org.

 Cribbage Tournament: Compete at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Mountain Mike’s Pizza, 2640 E. Barnett Road, Medford. Admission to the tournament costs $4.50. Call 541-773-2898.

Trivia Night: Round up a group of friends and family for Tuesday Night Team Trivia from 7 to 9 p.m. at Louie's Restaurant, 41 N. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free, and prizes will be awarded. Call 541-482-9701.