Ashland Calendar, Friday, March 20
Friday, March 20
Church Rummage Sale: The Ashland United Methodist Church will hold its "Spring Recycle Sale and Luncheon" from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 20 and 21, at Wesley Hall of the church, at the corner of Main and Laurel streets. Lunches will be available for $6, including chili and corn dogs on Friday, and chicken enchiladas and green salad Saturday. Pie will be available for $2.50 a slice.
Jeff Kloetzel: Singer, songwriter and guitar player Jeff Kloetzel will play an acoustic mix of pop, folk and soul, along with original songs from his new album "Long Time Coming," from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 20, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see www.bellefiorewine.com.
QiGong Intro: An introduction to QiGong will be from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, March 20, at Hidden Springs Wellness Center, 1651 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. See zyqigong.org or call 541-488-9999 to register.
Social Issues Film: The documentary film "Anchor Baby," about an undocumented mother from Guatemala and her American-born daughter, will be shown at 7 p.m. Friday, March 20, at Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. A discussion about the immigration system will follow. See rvuuf.org or call 541-840-5722.
Saturday, March 21
Bird Walk: Northwest Nature Shop will host a free bird walk with expert birder Terence Philippe around the Ashland Pond. Participants meet at 9 a.m. at the shop, 154 Oak St., Ashland. Reserve a spot at 541-482-3241.
Rogue Modern Quilters Guild: The quilting group meets from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the third Saturday of each month to present demonstrations and sewing projects at Trinity Episcopal Church, 44 N. Second St., Ashland. A business meeting begins at 11:30 a.m. All ages and levels of experience may participate. Annual dues cost $25. The first visit is free. Call 541-512-1442 or see roguemodernquilters.com.
Cartooning Class: Artist Curt Evans hosts a cartooning class for all ages from 10:30 to noon second Saturdays at Ashland Art Center, 357 E. Main St. Cost is $15. Call 541-482-2772 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Low-Cost Pet Shots: Jackson County Animal Care and Control will hold its monthly low-cost vaccination and nail trimming clinic from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at 5595 S. Pacific Highway, Phoenix. Shots are $10 each, and nail trimming is $5 per pet. Only cash is accepted. Call 541-774-6654.
Scrabble: Play for free from noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Call 541-535-4163 or see jcls.org.
Craft Event: Learn to keep clothes on hangars by wrapping hangars in yarn during a craft activity from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at the Phoenix library, 510 N. First St. Call 541-535-7090 or see jcls.org.
Foxfire Trio: Bob Evoniuk, Jeff Jones and Glenn Freese will perform original music from '90s Ashland band Foxfire, along with their trademark spin on bluegrass cover songs, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see www.bellefiorewine.com.
Salsa Brava!: The ensemble will play its trademark salsa, Latin, merengue, cumbia, bachata and cha cha music for dancing at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. Admission costs $8. See www.paschalwinery.com or call 541-535-7957.
Still Lookin': The Ashland band — mandolin player Lori Plaxe, lead guitarist Terry Miner, rhythm guitarist Judd Pindell, Craig Johnson on bass, Bill Exley on drums and Frank Dunlap on woodwinds — will present an acoustic set of music at 7 p.m. and an electric set of rock tunes at 9 p.m. at its Spring Equinox Celebration & Dance Party, Saturday, March 21, at Ashland Community Center, 59 Winburn Way. Admission is $2.
Random Rab: West Coast electronic music guru Random Rab will mix trip-hop, classical and Arabic music with bass-driven compositions for dancing Saturday, March 21, at the Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St. Tickets cost $15 in advance and can be purchased online at liveatthearmory.com. Tickets will cost $20 the day of the show. The show is open to ages 21 and older only. Doors open at 9 p.m.
Sunday, March 22
David Scoggin: The jazz pianist will perform standards and originals from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, March 22, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see www.bellefiorewine.com.
Origami: Learn the art of paper folding during a hands-on demonstration from 12:30 to 3 p.m. the third Sunday of every month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. The sessions are appropriate for adults and children 5 and older. No experience necessary. Call 541-774-6995 or see jcls.org.
Art and Wine Event: Artist Linda Evans will present "Inside the Mind of an Artist" during Belle Fiore Winery's Celebrate Spring festival from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 22, at 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Evans will speak about creative inspiration and ways to grow it, followed by a wine-pairing event. Cost is $35, and includes wine, food and gourmet pairing. RSVP at 541-552-4900.
Mosaic Garden Stepping Stones: Make a mosaic garden stone out of concrete from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 22, at the Northwest Nature Shop, 154 Oak St., Ashland. Cost is $10. Call 541-482-3241.
Jefferson Baroque Orchestra: The orchestra will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 22, at First United Methodist Church, 175 N. Main St., Ashland. Tickets cost $18, $5 for students, and can be purchased at the door or by calling 541-683-6648.
Ed Dunsavage: The jazz guitarist will play popular standards from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 22, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. Admission is free. See www.paschalwinery.com or call 541-535-7957.
Monday, March 23
Tai Chi: Ashland Senior Center offers a beginning/intermediate tai chi class from 9:15 to 10:45 a.m. Mondays at The Grove, 1195 E. Main St., Ashland. Cost is sliding scale $3 to $4 per class. Call 541-552-0698.
Needlers’ Group: Bring your needle-craft supplies and enjoy 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 jcls.org.
Shadow Puppets: Storyteller and educator Jeanne Renaux will give a shadow puppet performance at 6 p.m. Monday, March 23, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6995 or see jcls.org.
Author Talk: Caroline Lion will discuss her book, "Ashlandia," which mixes everything from the study of the Torah to New Age beliefs, at 7 p.m. Monday, March 23, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Call 541-488-0029.