Get Up & Go: Jan. 10
Saturday, Jan. 10
German Cars and Coffee: German car owners and enthusiasts can meet to chat about their cars and kick tires from 7 to 9 a.m. the second Saturday of every month in the parking lot of Bear Creek Bicycle, adjacent to the Human Bean at 1988 Highway 99 North, Ashland. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 541-227-1758.
Winter Bird Watching: Northwest Nature Shop and expert birder Terence Philippe will host a guided bird walk from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, at the Ashland Pond near Nevada Street. Participants will meet at 9 a.m. at Northwest Nature Shop, 154 Oak St., Ashland. Philippe will identify birds in the habitat, and point out river otters. The event is free. To reserve a spot call 541-482-3241.
Pancake Breakfast: An all-you-can-eat breakfast of sourdough pancakes, scrambled eggs, home fries, bacon, sausage and biscuits with sausage gravy will be served from 7 to 11 a.m. the second Saturday of every month at Odd Fellows Hall, 175 W. Oregon St., Jacksonville. The breakfast costs $7, $4 for children 11 and younger. Call 541-899-7492.
4-H Open House: The Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center will hold an open house event about 4-H programs from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 10, at 569 Hanley Road, Central Point. The program will highlight 4-H's non-animal projects that may appeal to youth that don't live out in the country, and will feature project displays, leadership and scholarship opportunities. Call 541-776-7371 or email email@example.com.
A Taste of the Body's Way: Physical therapist and Nia trainer Rachael R. Resch will host the workshop "A Taste of the Body's Way: The Atom — Center of All Centers" From 8 to 10:45 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, at The DanceSpace, 280 E. Hersey St., No. 10, Ashland. The workshop includes movement exercises, music, NASA visuals and mystical poetry. Cost is $25. Call 541-488-1192 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kids Day: Children can explore the worlds of archaeology and earth sciences at 10 a.m. the second Saturday of every month at the Crater Rock Museum, 2002 Scenic Ave., Central Point. Free for children, $5 for adults and $3 for seniors. Call 541-664-6081.
Willamette Writers: Author, editor and book designer Ray Rhamey will present "Three Keys to Compelling Storytelling" from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 10, at Central Point City Hall Council Chambers, 140 S. Third St. Additionally, author, editor and publisher Molly Best Tinsley will lead an afternoon workshop called "Strengthen Your Narrative" from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Admission to the presentation is $10. The workshop costs $35. Preregister by sending an email to email@example.com. For more information, see www.willamettewriters.com/southernoregon.
Learn to Play Bridge: The Dan Voorhies Bridge Center will offer a Duplicate Bridge Seminar from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, at 4149 S. Pacific Highway, Phoenix. All skill levels are welcome to attend, and participants needn't bring a partner. Cost is $7, and more sessions are planned to follow. Call 541-261-6321.
Woodcarvers Club: The group teaches beginning and intermediate woodcarving from noon to 3 p.m. Saturdays at the Central Point Senior Center, 123 N. Second St., Central Point. Admission costs $1. Call 541-665-3634 or 541-665-7190 or see www.centralpointwoodcarvers.com.
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.
Legos in the Libraries: Learn Lego building skills with volunteer Helga Motley from 12:30 to 3 p.m. the second Saturday of each month at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Call 541-774-8678 or see www.jcls.org.
Rogue Valley Leather Guild: Share and learn leather tooling, figure carving, hand sewing and other aspects of leather crafting from 1 to 3 p.m. the second Saturday of every month at the Central Point Senior Center, 123 N. Second St. Beginners of all ages are welcome at this free meeting. Call 541-826-3177.
Craft Activity: Decorate jars by wrapping them in yarn from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Yarn, tape and jars will be provided, but participants are welcome to bring their own. Call 541-535-7090 or see www.jcls.org.
Teen Writing Group: The teen writing group Writer's Empire will meet from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Call 541-774-6413 or see www.jcls.org.
Tesla Quartet: Chamber Music Concerts will present the Tesla Quartet at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, in the Music Recital Hall on the Southern Oregon University campus, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Winners of national and international music competitions, the quartet will perform Matthew Bowne’s "Great Danger, Keep Out," Erberk Eryilmaz’s Miniatures Set No. 4, Bela Bartok’s String Quartet No. 6, and Antonin Dvorak’s String Quartet. Saturday’s performance includes Franz Joseph Haydn’s String Quartet, Felix Mendelssohn’s String Quartet, Linus Köhring’s "7 Aphorismen," and Ludwig van Beethoven’s String Quartet. Tickets cost $30 or $35, $5 for students and Oregon Trail Card holders. Sunday's tickets cost only $20 for ages 19 through 35. Tickets are available online at chambermusicconcerts.org or by calling 541-552-6154 or 541-552-6348.
Rogue Rage Duo: The duo featuring Harpo DeRoma will play rock and blues from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, at 2Hawk Winery, 2335 N. Phoenix Road, Medford. Admission is free. Call 541-779-9463 or see www.2hawkwinery.com.
Jeff Kloetzel: The singer, songwriter and guitarist will play an acoustic mix of folk, rock and soul from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see www.bellefiorewine.com.
Lace Walker: The guitarist, bassist and sax player will play rock, blues and R&B favorites from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. Admission is free. Call 541-899-9120 or www.southstagecellars.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.
Star Promenaders: The club hosts a mainstream square dance with pre-rounds at 7:30 p.m. and squares at 8 p.m., on the second Saturday of every month at the Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, 3377 Table Rock Road, Medford. Admission is by a donation of $4. Square-dance attire appreciated. Bring finger foods to share. Call 541-855-7884.
Sunday, Jan. 11
Eckankar Service: A community HU sing will be offered at 10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 11, at the Ashland Community Center, 59 Winburn Way, Ashland. An ECK worship service will follow at 11 a.m. with the theme "Finding Truth in Everyday Life." Call 541-708-0584.
Neil Berg's "Rock 'n' Roll Decades": Composer, lyricist and producer Neil Berg, along with five singers, will perform a list of great hit songs from the '50s, '60s and '70s at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 11, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. Tickets cost $32, $35 or $38, $23, $26 or $29 for ages 18 and younger, and can be purchased at the Craterian box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., online at craterian.org or by calling 541-779-3000.