Get Up & Go: Friday, Feb. 6
Friday, Feb. 6
Town Hall Meeting: Representative Greg Walden will hold a town hall meeting at 8 a.m. Friday, Feb. 6, at the Carnegie Building, 413 W. Main St., Medford. See www.walden.house.gov.
Introductory Computer Class: A series of free introductory computer classes runs from 10 a.m. to noon Fridays, Feb. 6-27, at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Topics will include using the mouse and keyboard, navigating the Internet and an introduction to email. Reservations are recommended. Call 541-774-8679.
Crab and Shrimp Feast: Dine on all of the shelled crab and shrimp you can eat, with seatings at 5 and 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 6-7, at Medford Congregational United Church of Christ, 1801 E. Jackson St., Medford. Cost is $35. Call 541-772-8860 or see www.medforducc.org/crabfeast by Feb. 2 to reserve a seat. Proceeds support local charities.
Savanna Trio: Liz Jones, Anna Christensen and Felipe Archer will play a mix of rock, country, blues and more from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see www.bellefiorewine.com.
Conrad: The guitar and harmonica player will play a mix of soul and blues from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. Admission is free. Call 541-899-9120 or www.southstagecellars.com.
Friday Night at the Movies: Watch a free movie and eat popcorn the first Friday of each month from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Community Room of the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. The Feb. 6 movie is "The Boxtrolls," which tells the story of a boy raised by underground cave-dwelling trash collectors who tries to save his friends from an evil exterminator. The 2014 movie is rated PG. Call 541-826-3313 or see www.jcls.org.
Tutunov Piano Series: Piano duo Ivona Kaminska and Christopher Bowlby will present music by Chopin, Liszt, Robert Schumann, Claude Debussy, Darius Milhaud and Seattle-based composer Jeff Junkinsmith at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, in the Music Recital Hall on the Southern Oregon University campus, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Find ticket information online at sou.edu/performingarts.com or call 541-552-6348. Student admission is free.
Saturday, Feb. 7
Chinese New Year in Jacksonville: The Southern Oregon Chinese Cultural Association will celebrate the Year of the Ram with activities running throughout the day Saturday, Feb. 7, in Jacksonville. Events include the Rambunctious 5K Fun Run at 8 a.m. at the Bigham Knoll campus, the annual Chinese New Year parade at 10:30 a.m., children's activities, exhibits, films, presentations and cooking demonstrations. Admission for the cooking demonstrations and feature presentation cost $5 each. Call 541-899-8118 or see www.socca.us.
Master Gardeners Class: Jackson County Master Gardeners will hold a grape-pruning class from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 7, at the Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center, 569 Hanley Road, Central Point. Chris Hubert will teach participants the terminology for growing grapes in home gardens, how to care for them, and solutions to common problems. Participants should dress for the weather. Cost is $15. Call 541-776-7371 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
AAUW Hosts Labor Commissioner: The Medford branch of the AAUW will host Oregon Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Avakian will talk about equal pay coverage, solving workers' problems and other topics. Call 541-840-6611.
Seed Exchange: Talent Garden Club will hold a seed exchange from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at the Talent library meeting room, 101 Home St. Attendees are encouraged to bring extra seeds to share, and take those that interest them. Donations are requested. Email email@example.com.
Farm Project Kickoff: The Family Nurturing Center and OnTrack Recovery Programs will hold a kickoff event for their Farm Project from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at OnTrack's Home Program, 3397 Delta Waters Road, Medford. The organizations have developed a five-acre farm, which will benefit families receiving services through the organizations. Call 541-772-4648.
Willamette Writers: Literary agent Fiona Kenshole will present "What it Takes to Impress an Agent" from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 7, in the Central Point City Hall Council Chambers, 140 S. Third St. Admission costs $10. A workshop for $35 titled "Developing Strong Openings for Manuscripts" is from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Preregister by emailing to firstname.lastname@example.org. See www.willamettewriters.com/southernoregon.
Stitch in Public Day: Southern Oregon Stitchers will host "Stitch in Public Day," a display and demonstration of embroidery, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at the Rogue River library, 412 E. Main St. Call 541-582-4805 or see www.jcls.org.
Genealogy Discussion: Steve Kious will facilitate a free "Breaking Down Brick Walls" genealogy roundtable discussion from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at the Jackson County Genealogy Library, 3405 S. Pacific Highway, Phoenix. Participants are encouraged to share genealogy roadblocks they've encountered. To register, call 541-512-2340 or email email@example.com.
Oregon Old-Time Fiddlers: The ensemble will hold its monthly public jam from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at the Central Point Grange Hall, 436 E. Pine St. Acoustic musicians are welcome to play, and there will be dancing. Admission is by donation. Call 541-779-8145 or see www.ootfa4.org for information.
Kids Day: Children can explore the worlds of archaeology and Earth sciences at 10 a.m. the second Saturday of every month at Crater Rock Museum, 2002 Scenic Ave., Central Point. Free for children, $5 for adults and $3 for seniors. Call 541-664-6081.
Winery Art Event: Stefan Baumann, star of the PBS program "The Grand View: America's National Parks Through the Eyes of an Artist" will be on hand with actress/artist Adrienne King from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at Valley View Winery, 1000 Applegate Road, Jacksonville. King will sign bottles of her new Midnight Merlot, from her Crystal Lake Wine label. Twenty percent of all Crystal Lake Wine sales will benefit Southern Oregon Sparrow Clubs. Call 541-899-8468.
Massage Center Open House: The Family Massage Education Center is celebrating its fifth anniversary and the opening of a new facility with an open house from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at 77 Manzanita, Ashland. The free event will include massage demonstrations and a raffle for free massage classes or massages. Proceeds will benefit FMEC scholarships. Call 541-482-3567 or see www.hellofmec.com.
David Pinsky & Phil Newton: The blues guitar and harmonica duo will play original songs in the style of '60s Chicago blues from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see www.bellefiorewine.com.
Bob Haworth: The singer, songwriter and guitarist of The Brothers Four and The Kingston Trio fame will present a mix of original and cover tunes from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. Admission is free. Call 541-899-9120 or www.southstagecellars.com.
Hip Connection: The group performs from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at 2Hawk Winery, 2335 N. Phoenix Road, Medford. Admission is free. Call 541-779-9463 or see www.2hawkwinery.com.
Staged Readings and Interview: Ashland Daily Tidings columnist Lyda Woods will draw from her serialized mystery "Rogues: Tales from the Valley" at 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 7-8, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Ave., Talent. Tickets cost $12, available online at www.rogues.bpt.me. Call 541-535-5494 or see www.tinyurl.com/rogues-tales.
Miss Rogue Valley: Six young women will compete in the annual Miss Rogue Valley Pageant at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at the South Medford High School theater, 1551 Cunningham Ave. Admission costs $10. See www.missroguevalley.org.
Southern Oregon Repertory Singers: The Repertory Singers will present "The Passing of Time" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, at the Southern Oregon University Music Recital Hall, 405 S. Mountain Ave. The concert will include a 60-voice choir and 22-piece chamber orchestra. See www.repsingers.org or call 541-552-0900.