Ashland calendar, Tuesday, Nov. 17
Tuesday, Nov. 17
Ashland Tuesday Market: Fresh produce and other goods are available from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Nov. 24 at the Rogue Valley Growers & Crafters Market at the National Guard Armory, 1420 E. Main St., Ashland. See www.rvgrowersmarket.com.
Recorder Group: People of all ages and skill levels who play the recorder are invited to the Recorder Group of Talent at noon Tuesdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Call 541-535-4163 or see www.jcls.org.
Ashland Cribbage Club: Play or learn Cribbage for free at 1 p.m. Tuesdays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave., Ashland. Call 541-488-5342.
Spanish-English Conversation Group: Join in the Spanish-English Conversation Group at 3 p.m. Tuesdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Some are learning English and some are learning Spanish. Chat about interesting ideas and help each other learn new words. Call 541-535-4163 or see www.jcls.org.
Trivia Night: Round up friends and family for Tuesday Night Team Trivia at 7 p.m. at Louie's Restaurant, 41 N. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free, and prizes will be awarded. Call 541-482-9701.
Wednesday, Nov. 18
Ashland Rotary Centennial Ice Rink Opens: The seasonal ice rink will open for the season Wednesday, Nov. 18, at 95 Winburn Way across from Lithia Park. For information about the winter 2015-2016 season, including the daily schedule, events and programs, call 541-488-9189 or see www.ashland.or.us/IceRink.
Climate Documentary: Watch episodes of the climate-change documentary "Years of Living Dangerously" on select Wednesdays at noon at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. The Nov. 18 episode looks at a climate change skeptic and the role of natural gas. Members of the Southern Oregon Citizens' Climate Lobby will lead a discussion after each viewing. Call 541-774-6996 or see www.jcls.org.
Classic Movie: Watch Rock Hudson, Doris Day and Tony Randall in the 1961 movie "Lover Come Back," about rivals in the advertising business, at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Call 541-535-4163 or see www.jcls.org.
Jeff Stanley: The singer, songwriter and guitarist will play a mix of covers and originals at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane (off Dead Indian Memorial Road), Ashland. Admission is free. See www.bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Thursday, Nov. 19
'Spotlight on Carole King': This musical revue features 22 of singer and songwriter Carole King's '60s hit songs, including “One Fine Day,” “Take Good Care of My Baby,” “The Locomotion,” “You’ve Got A Friend,” “It’s Too Late,” “Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow” and “I Feel The Earth Move.” “Spotlight on Carole King” is written by and stars Gayle Wilson. Presila Quinby directs. Musical arrangements are by Brent Olstad. Guitar player Dave Bernard joins Wilson for duets "Up on the Roof" and "Crying in the Rain." The show runs through Nov. 22 at Camelot Theatre, 101 Talent Ave., Talent. Curtain is at 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $26. Tickets can be purchased online at camelottheatre.org, by calling 541-535-5250 or at the box office.
'A Christmas Carol': A new version of Charles Dickens' classic, adapted by managing director Rick Robinson and directed by artistic director Valerie Rachelle, will be presented at Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland. The show previews Thursday, Nov. 19, opens Friday, Nov. 20, and runs through Dec. 31. Curtain is at 8 p.m. evenings, 1 p.m. for matinees. Preview tickets are $21, all other shows are $35. Tickets, information and reservations are available at www.oregoncabaret.com or by calling 541-488-2902. Dinner reservations begin at 6:30 p.m. for evening shows; brunch begins at 11:30 a.m. for 1 p.m. matinees. Appetizers, beverages and desserts do not require reservations. Saturday matinees are kid-friendly, with a $10 ticket discount and $7 brunch entrees for age 6 through 12.
'Seagull': A new version of Russian playwright Anton Chekov's "The Seagull," written by Libby Appel and directed by Jackie Apodaca, will be presented at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 19-21, and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 21-22, in the Center Square Theatre at Southern Oregon University, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Tickets are $21, $18 for seniors and $6 for students, and available at the box office in the adjacent Music Building, by calling 541-552-6348 or online at oca.sou.edu/box-office. Free parking is available in the lot on South Mountain Avenue across from the Music and Theatre buildings.
Mah Jongg: Experienced and beginner adults 50 and older are invited to play Mah Jongg, a tile game of Chinese origin, at 12:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave., Ashland. Free. Call 541-488-5342 or see www.ashlandseniorcenter.org.
Hearts and Spades: Adults 50 and older are invited to play card games at 1 p.m. Thursdays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave. Donations are accepted. Call 541-488-5342.
Globe Saxophone Quartet: Rhett Bender, Jennifer Turpen, Scott Turpen and John Bleuel will perform classical, jazz and world music at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, in the Music Recital Hall on the Southern Oregon University campus, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Admission is $10, $5 for seniors and free to full-time students. See www.oca.edu or call 541-552-6348 for information.
Danielle Kelly & Paul Turnipseed: The vocal and guitar duo will play a mix of jazz standards and popular songs at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane (off Dead Indian Memorial Road), Ashland. Admission is free. See www.bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
DEJOLIS: The debut of the new Quebecois band — Lisa Ornstein on fiddle and vocals, Josie Mendelsohn on vocals, guitar, keyboards and banjo, and Dejah Leger on vocals, piano and keyboard — will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, in the Headwaters Room of the Geos Institute, 84 Fourth St., Ashland. Admission is $15 to $25 at the door. Call 541-301-5306 or email email@example.com for information.
Hot Buttered Rum: The San Francisco progressive bluegrass band will perform at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, at the Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St. Outlaw bluegrass band Poor Man's Whiskey will open the show. Look for a collaborative performance of Paul Simon's "Graceland." Tickets are $20 in advance and can be purchased online at liveatthearmory.com. Tickets will be $25 the day of the show. The show is open to ages 21 and older.
After-School Story Time: Kids in kindergarten through second grade are invited to after-school story times from 3:30 to 4 p.m. Thursdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. The session will focus on readings and rhymes. Younger kids are welcome with an adult. Call 541-535-4163 or see www.jcls.org.
Author Talk: Mari Gayatri Stein will discuss "Out of the Blue Valise," her novel about a woman diagnosed with cancer who goes on a fantastical, "Alice In Wonderland"-style journey, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.