Get Up & Go: Friday, March 6
Friday, March 6
First Friday: Photography by Sean Bagshaw, sculpture by Peter Van Fleet and David Masters, and art by Ashland High School students highlight Ashland's First Friday art walk on Friday, March 6. For an artwalk map, see www.ashlandgalleries.com/events/first-friday-artwalk/
Make Metal Bracelets: Artist Tiffany Hokanson will teach metal jewelry fabrication techniques from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, March 6, at Ashland Art Center, 357 E. Main St., Ashland. Cost is $32. To register, call 541-482-2772 or email email@example.com.
Ceramics and Music: Ashland Art Center will present ceramics by Donna Marie and music by Henry Mercer from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 6, at 357 E. Main St., Ashland. See ashlandartcenter.org.
Ballroom Party: Dance from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Fridays at the Evergreen Ballroom, 6088 Crater Lake Ave., Central Point. The cost is $8 or $6 after 8:30 p.m. Call 541-826-8000 or see evergreenballroom.com.
Daedalus Quartet: The string quartet will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 6, in the Music Recital Hall at Southern Oregon University, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. See chambermusicconcerts.org or call 541-552-6154.
Brava! Opera: Two short, over-the-top chamber operas will be presented at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 6-7, and 3 p.m. Sunday, March 8, at Camelot Theatre, 101 Talent Ave., Talent. See camelottheatre.org or call 541-535-5250.
First Friday at Black Sheep: The Curtain Climbers Aerial Dance Company and bellydancer Emily Alrick will perform beginning at 9 p.m. Friday, March 6, at the Black Sheep Pub and Restaurant, 51 N. Main St., Ashland. Cost is a $3 cover charge. All ages can attend until 11 p.m. Call 541-482-6414 or see theblacksheep.com.
Classical Indian Dance: Dancer and artist Zoe Alowan will perform "Dancing With Devotion" and showcase her paintings from 9 to 10 p.m. Friday, March 6, at Taj Indian Cuisine, 31 Water St., Ashland. To make reservations for a 7:30 p.m. pre-show dinner, call 541-488-5900.
Saturday, March 7
Talent Garden Club: Master Gardener Esther Taylor will talk about spring pruning to the Talent Garden Club from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 7, at the Talent library, 101 Home St.
Willamette Writers: Patricia Marshall, owner of Luminaire Press in Eugene, will talk about self-publishing from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 7, at Central Point City Hall Council Chambers, 140 S. Third St. Admission costs $10. A $35 workshop will follow and requires a laptop, prior preparation and preregistration at firstname.lastname@example.org. See willamettewriters.com/southernoregon.
Back Pain Workshop: A No More Back Pain workshop will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 7, at Pagnini Pilates & Inner Core at Southern Oregon Chiropractic & Rehab, 537 Murphy Road, Suite B, Medford. Cost is $45. Call 541-622-4616 to RSVP.
Holly Theatre Tours: One-hour tours of the historic Holly Theatre restoration project, 226 W. Sixth St., Medford, will be offered between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. the first Saturday of each month. The free tours depart every half-hour. Call 541-772-3797.
Poetry Out Loud: The regional high school poetry contest will hold a recitation at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Three area students will move on to the state competition in Salem. Call 541-821-4832 or email email@example.com.
Teen Film: The Medford teen library will show the 2014 film "Million Dollar Arm," rated PG, from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at the library, 205 S. Central Ave. Call 541-774-6413 or see www.jcls.org.
Oregon Old-Time Fiddlers: The ensemble will hold its monthly jam from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at the Eagle Point Grange, 5 S. Shasta Ave. 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.
Live at Mt. Ashland: Bluegrass band Rainy and the Rattlesnakes will perform from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at the Mt. Ashland Ski Area, 11 Mount Ashland Ski Road. Call 541-482-2897.
Daedalus Quartet: The string quartet will perform at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at the Music Recital Hall at Southern Oregon University, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. See chambermusicconcerts.org or call 541-552-6154.
Ron & Kelly: The piano/violin duo, consisting of Ron Ochs and Kelly McCampbell, will perform at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at Piano Studios & Showcase, 2580 Crater Lake Highway, Medford. Admission is $10. See ronandkellymusic.com.
Sunday, March 8
Playground Revitalization Open House: The Jacksonville/Applegate Valley Ford Institute Leadership Cohort will give a presentation from 2 to 4 p.m. on plans for playscape enhancement at Cantrall-Buckley County Park at Applegate River Lodge, 15100 Highway 238.
Japanese Movies: The Japanese Association of Southern Oregon will show the animated film "My Neighbor Totoro," rated G, at 12:45 p.m. and "Departures," rated PG-13, at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 8, in the Meese Auditorium at Southern Oregon University in Ashland. Admission is free, and donations to help the children of Fukushima will be accepted. See ja-so311.org.
International Women's Day Event: The Ashland branch of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom will observe International Women's Day from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, March 8, at Ashland First Congregational United Church of Christ, 717 Siskiyou Blvd. Winners of the organization's essay contest will read their pieces. Call 541-488-9286.
Monday, March 9
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.
Family Movie: The 2014 animated film "Birds of Paradise," rated PG, will be shown from 2:45 to 4:30 p.m. Monday, March 9, at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Snacks will be served. Call 541-535-7090 or see jcls.org.
Family Film: The 2014 Disney film "Big Hero 6," rated PG, will be shown from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 9, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Call 541-774-8679 or see jcls.org.
Library Game Night: The Medford library and Rogue Community College will host a game night from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 9, in the Adams room of the library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford. A selection of board games will be provided, but participants are encouraged their own. Call 541-774-8679 or see jcls.org.
Poetry Reading: Read and discuss your favorite poems from 5 to 6 p.m. Mondays, Feb. 9 and March 9, at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Refreshments will be served. Call 541-535-7090 or see jcls.org.
Hip-Hop Poetry: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will hold a free hip-hop poetry open mic event from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, March 9, at the Black Swan, 15 S. Pioneer St. The SOU Performance Poetry Team will perform at the event. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and space is limited. See osfashland.org.