Ashland calendar, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015
Saturday, Nov. 21
GingerBread Jubilee: Tours of elaborate gingerbread creations in Craterian Performances' annual fundraising contest will be available from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday through Monday, Nov. 21-23, at the Collier Center for the Performing Arts, 25 S. Central Ave., Medford. Admission is $3. See www.craterian.org/support-us/gingerbread-jubilee.
Clayfolk Show and Sale: Admission is free to the region's largest display of pottery and sculpture during the 40th annual Clayfolk Show and Sale from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22, at the Medford Armory, 1701 S. Pacific Highway, Medford. More than 60 artists will participate. The show includes demonstrations and hands-on children's activities with clay. Call 541-366-1495.
'Spotlight on Carole King': This musical revue written by and starring Gayle Wilson features 22 of singer and songwriter Carole King's '60s hit songs. Presila Quinby directs. Musical arrangements are by Brent Olstad. The show runs through Nov. 22 at Camelot Theatre, 101 Talent Ave., Talent. Curtain is at 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. 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 runs at 8 p.m. evenings, with 1 p.m. matinees, through Dec. 31. Tickets are $35 and available at www.oregoncabaret.com or by calling 541-488-2902. Dinner and brunch available.
'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. Saturday, Nov. 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.
Rogue Modern Quilters Guild: The quilting group meets from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. the third Saturday of each month to present demonstrations and sewing projects at Trinity Episcopal Church, 44 N. Second St., Ashland. Annual dues cost $25. The first visit is free. Call 541-512-1442 or see roguemodernquilters.wordpress.com.
Relaxation Event: Gaea Yudron will lead a "Free as a Bird Frolics" creative play and relaxation event for people over the age of 50 from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at the Headwaters building, 84 Fourth St., Ashland. Cost is $25. Register at www.sagesplay.org. Call 541-890-7686.
Ashland Rotary Centennial Ice Rink Grand Opening: Celebrate the seasonal opening of the ice rink at 95 Winburn Way across from Lithia Park with festivities from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21. Activities include skating to DJ music, Southern Oregon Figure Skating Club performances at 7:30 p.m., visits with mascot Chilly the Snowman, ice sculpting by Roger Butterfield. Skating is $3 and $2.50 to rent skates. Kids 5 and younger skate for free. For information, call 541-488-9189 or see www.ashland.or.us/IceRink.
Contra Dance: A folk music dance will be held from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. the third Saturday of each month at The Grove, 1195 E. Main St., Ashland. The cost is $10 for adults and $6 for students. Call 541-488-0679.
'Lovers: Winners & Losers': Ashland Contemporary Theatre presents Irish playwright Brian Friel's set of two one-act plays that balance young love and a mature relationship. Susan Aversa Orrego directs. Shows are at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21; 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 29, at Ashland Community Center, 59 Winburn Way. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at Paddington Station in Ashland, Grocery Outlet in Medford, online at ashlandcontemporarytheatre.org or by calling 541-646-2971.
Rod Petrone: The jazz and classical guitarist will perform at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, 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.
SyZyGy Ensemble: Lisa Nichols, flute, Marla Kasdorf, clarinet, Aaron Moffatt, violin, Scott Miller, cello, and Mikiko Petrucelli, piano, will perform music by composers William Ashworth, I’lana Cotton, Ken Deveney, Mark Knippel, Scott Miller, Greg Steinke and R. Barry Ulrich at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 717 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Admission is $10, $5 for students. See www.nacusasor.org or call 541-772-4022 or 541-778-9470 for information.
Chris Smither: The singer, songwriter and guitarist will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at the Unitarian Fellowship, 87 Fourth St., Ashland. Smither's music draws from blues, American folk, modern poets and philosophers. Tickets are $28 at the door, $10 for ages 12 through 17 and free kids 11 and younger.
Schneider Museum of Art: The exhibit "Breaking Pattern" runs through Dec. 5 and features seven artists who explore pattern, optical art and perceptual abstract painting at the museum, located uphill from the intersection of Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Street on the Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland. Regular museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Admission is a donation of $5. Call 541-552-6245 or see www.sou.edu/sma/.
Paddington Station Open House: Listen to live music, sample food and drinks and bring non-perishable food items for the Ashland Emergency Food Bank to receive a free holiday ornament during the 42nd Annual Open House from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at Paddington Station, 125 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free. Hear the Siskiyou Singers, Camelot Theatre Company, Thanks for the Memories Theatre Company, Siskiyou Violins, the Ed Dunsavage Trio and choirs from Ashland and North Medford high schools. Call 541-482-1343 or see www.paddingtonstationashland.com.
Scrabble: Play for free from noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Call 541-535-4163 or see www.jcls.org.
Teen Game Day: Celebrate International Games Day with other game players from noon to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, in the teen department of the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6985 or see www.jcls.org.
Sunday, Nov. 22
Sunday Jazz: The Opus 3 featuring Dave Scoggin will perform from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22, at the Public House, 258 A St., Ashland. Call 541-488-9128 or see publichouseashland.com.
The Brothers Reed: The guitar duo — brothers Aaron and Philip Reed — will perform original alt-country, folk music and a few select covers at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22, 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.
David Scoggin: The jazz pianist will perform standards and originals from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, 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.
James Edwards: Acoustic guitarist James Edwards will play instrumentals from the classical repertoire at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. Admission is free. See www.paschalwinery.com or call 541-535-7957.