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Wednesday, Dec. 27

Hands-All-Around Quilters: Visitors can work on individual projects or sew quilts for charity from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays at Wesley Hall at First United Methodist Church, 175 N. Main St., Ashland. Call 541-732-0141

Movies: Free films are shown at 2 p.m. the last Wednesday of each month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. The film being shown on Wednesday, Dec. 27, will be the live action remake of Beauty and the Beast. Free popcorn will be available. Call 541-774-6996 or see jcls.org.

ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum: The museum features a variety of interactive science exhibits at 1500 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is $2 the first Sunday of every month. See upcoming events, shows and activities at scienceworksmuseum.org. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday . Admission is $12, $10 for ages 2-12 and 65 and older. See scienceworksmuseum.org or call 541-482-6767.

Siskiyou Sleuths Book Group: The book group discusses mysteries and welcomes new readers from 3 to 4:30 p.m. the last Wednesday of each month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. The Nov. 29 book is "Lives of the Twins" by Rosamund Smith, a pseudonym for Joyce Carol Oates. Call 541-774-6996 or see jcls.org.

Charles Guy and Linda Powers: The guitar and violin duo will play original music and select covers with Spanish flavors and flamenco flair at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 27, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. Admission varies. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.

Thursday, Dec. 28

Trivia Night: Smithfields Pub & Pies hosts free trivia from 8 to 10 p.m. Thursdays at 23 S. Second St., Ashland. Call 541-482-7437.

The Motet: Denver retro-funk and soul band The Motet — singer Lyle Divinsky, guitarist Ryan Jalbert, bassist Garrett Sayers, keyboard player Joey Porter, drummer Dave Watts, trumpet player Gabriel Mervine and sax player Drew Sayers — will perform Thursday, Dec. 28, at the historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland. The Motet blasts off with its newest single, "Supernova." Tickets are $25 advance, $30 day of show, and can be purchased at liveatthearmory.com or Music Coop, 268 E. Main St. Doors open at 8 p.m. The show is open to ages 21 and older.

Friday, Dec. 29

Call for Student Films: The Ashland Independent Film Festival is now accepting films made by young people, grades K through college undergraduates for the 2018 Film Festival. All film genres are accepted: animation, documentary, or narrative. Young people who live in Coos, Curry, Douglas, Jackson, Josephine or Klamath counties in Oregon, or Del Norte or Siskiyou counties in California can submit films under 5 minutes for free to AAIF’s LAUNCH Student Film Competition. All film creators who submit a film will receive two tickets to the festival, April 12-16, 2018. Winning films are screened during the festival, and the filmmaker will receive cash prizes and a pass to all AIFF films and special events. The deadline for submissions is Jan. 5, 2018. See ashlandfilm.org/launch or email at entries@ashlandfilm.org.

Ashland International Folk Dancers: The group meets Fridays at the Ashland Community Center, 59 Winburn Way, to perform dances from Eastern and Western Europe, Greece, Scandinavia, Israel, Turkey and the Middle East. Instruction begins at 7:30 p.m., and dancing goes from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. No partners needed. Admission is $5. Call 541-535-6397 or 541-482-8249.

Son Ravello: The trio — singer and songwriter Mysha Caruso, singer Manda Bryn Severin and pianist Jason O’Neill-Butler — will perform from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 29, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane (off Dead Indian Memorial Road), Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

The Rogue Suspects: The rock, funk and soul band — singer Shae Celine, guitarist Dirk Price, bassist Greg Frederick, drummer David Bolen and keyboard player Don Harris — will perform Friday, Dec. 29, at Roxy Ann Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Admission is $7. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.

Saturday, Dec. 30

Jacksonville Victorian Christmas: Jacksonville celebrates the holidays with its Victorian Christmas, a celebration that continues the first three weekends in December, with some activities the weekend after Christmas. The town is decorated in natural greenery with white lights and red bows to evoke Christmases past. Look for photo opportunities with Father Christmas, strolling carolers, some in vintage costumes, and complimentary hot cider. The town's Jolly Holly Trolley offers on-off service at various locations around town to enable people to see everything that is going on. See jacksonvilleoregon.com/victorian-christmas.

Bob Rawlings Trio: Sax player Bob Rawlings, pianist David Scoggin and bassist Jeff Addicott will play an acoustic mix of classic jazz and bossanova reminiscent of Stan Getz and Paul Desmond from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 30, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane (off Dead Indian Memorial Road), Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Sunday, Dec. 31

Ice Skating: The Ashland Rotary Centennial Ice Rink will be open every day through Feb. 19. Skate rentals, snacks and hot drinks are available. Call 541-488-9189 or see ashland.or.us/IceRink for schedule and admission information.

New Year's Eve Fancy Pants Dance: A mulitgenerational dance party — for kids, parents and grandparents — will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 31, at Havurah Shir Hadash, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Dance to old-time rock 'n' roll by DJ Dave the Z-Man. Healthy snacks will be provided, and the ball drops at 9 p.m. Admission is $5, $3 for kids 11 and younger. Call 541-488-7716 for information.

Stolen Moments: Guitarist Dan Fellman, vocalist and guitarist Conny Lindley and Walter Lindley on upright bass will play American jazz standards, Latin jazz and Gypsy jazz from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 31, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane (off Dead Indian Memorial Road), Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

'The Concert for New Year’s Eve': This New Year's Eve concert — a tradition since 2001 — will feature music for flutes, classical guitar, voice, harp and piano played by some of the Rogue Valley's best-known musicians. Look for Alexander Tutunov, Joseph Yungen, Laurie Anne Hunter, Lisa Nichols, Sherril Wood, Lindsay Panero, Shelly Cox-Thornhill, Tamara Marston, John Stadelman and Wenjun Qi to perform works by composers Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, James MacMillan, Claude Debussy, Alexander Scriabin, Franz Doppler, Dave Brubeck, Richard Adler and Jerry Ross. The concert will close with a sing-along of "Auld Lang Syne," and a reception will follow. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted.