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Ashland Calendar, Dec. 23, 2015

Wednesday, Dec. 23

Classic Movies: View classic movies chosen by local film buffs at 2 p.m. Wednesdays in December at the Talent library, 101 Home St. The Dec. 23 movie, "7 Faces of Dr. Lao," features Tony Randall playing seven characters as a magic carnival visits a small town. Refreshments will be served and the person who chose each movie will give an introduction. Call 541-535-4163 or see www.jcls.org.

Jeff Stanley: The singer, songwriter and guitarist will perform at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 23, at Paschal Winery 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. Admission is free. See www.paschalwinery.com or call 541-535-7957.

Maslow Project: Donations for the Maslow Project will be collected through Sunday, Jan. 3, at the Ashland Teen Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Current needs are warm clothes, jackets, sweatshirts, gloves, hats, scarves and warm blankets. Ongoing needs are hygiene supplies (shampoo, conditioner, toothbrush/paste, deodorant, etc.), socks and underwear and snack food. Call 541-774-6994 or see www.jcls.org.

Library Holiday Hours: All Jackson County Library branches will be closed Christmas Day, Friday, Dec. 25, and New Year's Day, Friday, Jan. 1. On Christmas Eve, Thursday, Dec. 24, and New Year's Eve, Thursday, Dec. 31, branches typically closing later will close at 5 p.m. They will be open earlier on that day to offer the same number of open hours to patrons. For more information, call 541-774-8649 or see www.jcls.org.

Camelot Theatre: 101 Talent Ave., Talent. Tickets and information available at www.camelottheatre.org or 541-535-5250. The box office is open from noon to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and one hour before performances. Reserved seating is available for an additional $2 per ticket. Student rush tickets cost $10 and can be purchased 10 minutes before curtain, except Sundays.

'Oklahoma': Camelot Theatre in Talent presents Rodgers and Hammerstein's 1943 collaboration starring Nathan Monks as Curly and Grace Peets as Laurey through Jan. 10. Rebecca K. Campbell directs and choreographs, and musical direction is by John Taylor. Curtain is at 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through December. There will be a 2 p.m. matinee on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, but no shows on Christmas Day or New Year's Day. In January, the show will run Thursdays through Sundays. Tickets are $29, $27 for students and seniors (except Sunday matinees). Visit www.camelottheatre.org or call 541-535-5250.

Thursday, Dec. 24

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.

Dominoes: Play Jamaican, Mexican train, Cuban or French dominoes games at 1 p.m. Thursdays in the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Call 541-535-7090 or see www.jcls.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.

Spanish English Conversation Group: Practice a new language during a conversation class that meets from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursdays at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6980 or see www.jcls.org.

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.

Friday, Dec. 25

Christmas Dinner: You’re invited to the 36th annual Community Christmas Dinner from 12 noon to 4 p.m., Friday, Dec. 25, the Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland. The dinner is free to all. Please call 541-482-8539 for more information.

Saturday, Dec. 26

Sonido Alegra: Guitarist Charles Guy and violinist Linda Powers will perform instrumentals and songs with flamenco flair and Spanish rhythms at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 26, 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.

Music in the Tasting Room: Enjoy a relaxing afternoon with Mysha Carouso as "Son Ravello" as he shares his unique solo music style from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 26, Dana Campbell Vineyards, 1320 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Music is free. There is wine by the glass and "lite bites" available. Call 541-482-3798 or see www.danacampbellvineyards.com.

Alicia Viani: The singer, songwriter and longtime Ashland resident will play an evening of self-penned tunes and covers accompanied by upright bass player, Mark Karwan at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 26, Ashland's Public House, 248 A. St., Ashland. The event is free. 

Sunday, Dec. 27

David Scoggin: The jazz pianist will perform standards and originals from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 27, 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.

Rogue Rage Duo: Harmonica player Harpo DeRoma and slide guitarist Dan Tiller will perform Delta blues at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 27, 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.

Open Barn Celebration: Join the Horses of Equamore for hot cider, hot soups and cool desserts from 12 noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 27, at Equamore Foundation, 4723 Highway 66, Ashland. Celebrate the past year of providing sanctuary to horses without alternatives and hopes for the year ahead. To RSVP, call 541-482-5550.

Monday, Dec. 28

Ariel Horowitz and Miles Graber Recital: The violin and piano duo will perform works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Johann Brahms, Antonin Dvorak, Jozef Wieniawski and Ernst Chausson for a holiday recital at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 28, in the Music Recital Hall on the Southern Oregon University campus, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Tickets are $15, $5 for students and Oregon Trail Card holders, and can be purchased online at chambermusicconcerts.org or by calling 541-552-6154.

Maslow Project: Donations for the Maslow Project will be collected through Sunday, Jan. 3, at the Ashland Teen Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Current needs are warm clothes, jackets, sweatshirts, gloves, hats, scarves and warm blankets. Ongoing needs are hygiene supplies (shampoo, conditioner, toothbrush/paste, deodorant, etc.), socks and underwear and snack food. Call 541-774-6994 or see www.jcls.org.

Tai Chi: The Ashland Senior Center offers a combination of beginning/intermediate tai chi classes from 9:15 to 10:45 a.m. Mondays at the Grove, 1195 E. Main St., Ashland. Cost is a sliding scale of $3 to $4 per class. Call 541-552-0698 for more information.

Library Holiday Hours: All Jackson County Library branches will be closed New Year's Day, Friday, Jan. 1.  On New Year's Eve, Thursday, Dec. 31, branches typically closing later will close at 5 p.m. They will be open earlier on that day to offer the same number of open hours to patrons. For more information, call 541-774-8649 or see www.jcls.org.