Calendar: Friday, Jan. 16
Friday, Jan. 16
Medford Garden Club: Bonnie Martin will presenter the award-winning program "Seed to Supper" at the monthly Medford Garden Club meeting at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, at First Church of Christ Scientist, 100 Windsor Ave., Medford. Call 541-499-0710.
Carla Bauer: The singer and acoustic guitarist will play original and cover songs from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. Admission is free. Call 541-899-9120 or www.southstagecellars.com.
Pajama Square Dance: Lantz's Dantzers will hold a "Pajamarama" dance at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, at Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, 3377 Table Rock Road, Medford. Call 541-772-1431 or see www.lantzsdantzers.com.
Bob Haworth: Singer, songwriter and guitarist of The Brothers Four and The Kingston Trio fame will perform folk covers and originals from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, at 2Hawk Winery, 2335 N. Phoenix Road, Medford. Admission is free. Call 541-779-9463 or see www.2hawkwinery.com.
Rogue Valley Symphony: The symphony, conducted by Martin Majkut, will present Russian composer Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov's "Scheherazade," American composer John Adams' "The Chairman Dances" from his opera "Nixon in China," and pianist Jeffrey Biegel, who will play solo Edvard Grieg's Piano Concerto. Concerts will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, in the Music Recital Hall on the Southern Oregon University campus, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland; 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford; and 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 18, at the Grants Pass Performing Arts Center, 830 N.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass. Majkut will present talks one hour before each performance. Tickets can be purchased online at rvsymphony.org or by calling 541-552-6398. Tickets for the Medford show also can be purchased online at craterian.org or by calling 541-779-3000.
Yuval Ron Trio: Oud player Yuval Ron, singer Maya Haddi and percussionist David Reihs will present Jewish, Christian and Sufi sacred music of the Middle East at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, at the Unitarian Fellowship, 87 Fourth St., Ashland. The trio will be joined by local musicians Asha Slater and Jim Von Stein and belly dancer Zahara Solomon. Tickets can be purchased online at stclairevents.com, at Music Coop, 268 E. Main St., or by calling 541-535-3562. Tickets will cost $28 at the door, $10 for ages 12 through 17. Kids 11 and younger get in free.
Orbison Spotlight Opening: Camelot Theatre's production of "Spotlight on Roy Orbison" will open at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, at 101 Talent Ave., Talent. The performance, directed by Presila Quinby, will include vocals and rhythm guitar by Erik Connolly, and backup vocals and narration by Marlena Gray and Kathleen Marrs. Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through Jan. 23. See www.camelottheatre.org or call 541-535-5250.
Saturday, Jan. 17
Project FeederWatch: Volunteers can help experts count birds while learning to identify species from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, at North Mountain Park Nature Center, 620 N. Mountain Ave. The information collected will be submitted to Cornell University's FeederWatch bird-monitoring project. The event is free, and ages 10 and older may participate. Call 541-488-6606.
Botanical Hike: Northwest Nature Shop and KS Wild will host a hike in the Rough and Ready Botanical Area from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17. Participants will carpool at 9 a.m. at Northwest Nature Shop, 154 Oak St., Ashland. Cost is $20 per person. To reserve a spot call 541-482-3241.
College Savings Seminar: The Oregon College Savings Plan will hold a free college funding seminar at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, at Pioneer Hall, 73 Winburn Way, Ashland. Topics covered will include the tax advantages and other benefits of saving for college with the Oregon College Savings Plan, and 529 plan specialists will be available to answer questions. Register online at www.oregoncollegesavings.com/news/seminar.shtml
Genealogy Class: Former Jackson County Genealogy Society president Charleen Brown will present "How to Start Your Genealogy Project" from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, at the Jackson County Genealogy Library, 3405 S. Pacific Highway, Phoenix. The class is free. To register call 541-512-2340 or email email@example.com.
Historic Walking Tours: Ben Truwe leads free historic walking tours of downtown Medford at 11 a.m. the third Saturday of every month. Visitors should call in advance, then meet at the Southern Oregon Historical Society's History Center, 106 N. Central Ave. Call 541-773-8369.
Winter Wine: Del Rio Vineyards and Winery will hold its 11th annual Winter Wine Event from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, at 52 N. River Road, Gold Hill. The event will include award-winning wines, local artisan food vendors, and live music by The Rogue Rage Duo. Admission costs $15 and includes a Del Rio wine glass and tasting. Call 541-855-2062 or see www.delriovineyards.com.
Rogue Gallery & Art Center: Kids and their families can create and explore art from noon to 2 p.m. the third Saturday of every month at the Rogue Gallery & Art Center, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford. Activities include an art scavenger hunt and a mixed-media art studio. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 541-772-8118 or www.roguegallery.org.
Shybo Torres: Singer, songwriter and guitarist Shybo Torres will play an acoustic mix of folk and world music from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see www.bellefiorewine.com.
Dan Doshier & Friends: Guitar and fiddle player Dan Doshier will play folk and country favorites from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. Admission is free. Call 541-899-9120 or www.southstagecellars.com.
Ur Mom: The Ashland band will play acoustic rock, country and soul from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, at 2Hawk Winery, 2335 N. Phoenix Road, Medford. Admission is free. Call 541-779-9463 or see www.2hawkwinery.com.
Ty Barnett & Ian Harris: The nationally touring comedians — approaching midlife from different perspectives — will present "Divided," a double headliner show that promises lots of laughs as the comics pontificate on race, religion, parenting, politics and other subjects that keep us ... divided. The show is at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, in the Music Recital Hall on the Southern Oregon University campus, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Tickets can be purchased online at theevolutionofcomedytour.com.