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Ashland Calendar: March 20

Tuesday, March 20

Rogue Valley Growers & Crafters Market: Fruits and vegetables, crafts, specialty foods, drinks and more are available from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the National Guard Armory, 1420 E. Main St., Ashland. See rvgrowersmarket.com.

North Mountain Park & Nature Center: The Nature Center offers a variety of programs and interpretive exhibits that teach local natural and cultural history and sustainable living. Explore the park’s demonstration gardens, nature trails, pavilion, picnic and play areas. The North Mountain Park & Nature Center is at 620 N. Mountain Ave., next to Bear Creek, in Ashland. The park is open sunrise to sunset, and the nature center is open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Call 541-488-6606 or see northmountainpark.org.

Children’s Movies: Free films are shown at 2:45 p.m. Tuesdays at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Free snacks will be available. Call 541-535-7090 or see jcls.org.

Tuesday Afternoon Knitters: Knitters, crocheters and tatters of all skill levels can gather to learn from each other, share ideas and create new pieces from 3:30 to 5 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Call 541-326-2035 or find Tuesday Afternoon Knitters on Facebook.

Trivia Night: Tuesday Night Team Trivia is held 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, March 21

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.

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.

Afternoon Movies: Free films are shown at 2 p.m. Wednesdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Free refreshments will be available. Call 541-535-4163 or see jcls.org.

Hannah Cooper: The singer and songwriter will perform from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Leftover Salmon: Purveyors of Americana music, this band digs deep into rock ‘n’ roll, folk, bluegrass, Cajun, soul, zydeco, jazz and blues guided by co-founders Drew Emmitt on mandolin and Vince Herman on guitar. The band’s newest album, “Something Higher,” featuring 12 new original songs, is set for release May 4. Pre-orders are available at leftover-salmon.myshopify.com. The band plays Wednesday, March 21, at the Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St. Singer and songwriter Keller Williams opens the show. Tickets are $35 in advance and can be purchased at liveatthearmory.com, Music Coop in Ashland or Immortal Spirits in Medford. Tickets will be $40 the day of the show. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. The show is open to ages 21 and older.

Thursday, March 22

Online Historic Lithia Park Tour: Take an online tour through Lithia Park in Ashland using Ashland Parks and Recreation’s story map that highlights historic sites and features throughout the park. Go to gis.ashland.or.us/lithiahistoric.

Dart Tournament: Dart matches for seasoned and novice players start at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at The Black Sheep Pub, 51 N. Main St., Ashland. Entry is $5 and the pub will match the pot up to $50. Call 541-482-6414.

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.

dsGame Knights: No matter what kind of “Knight” you are, there is a board game for you to play at 8 p.m. Thursdays at The Black Sheep Pub, 51 N. Main St., Ashland. All ages welcome until 11 p.m. Call 541-482-6414.

The Brothers Reed: Guitar and vocal duo Philip Reed and Aaron Reed will alternative folk and a few choice covers at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 22, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Southern Oregon Concert Band: The community band will present “Around the World in Eighty Minutes,” a program of music by Funiculi, Padilla, Greig, Debussy, Grundman, Barker and other composers, at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 22, in the Music Recital Hall, 405 S. Mountain Ave., at Southern Oregon University in Ashland. Tickets are $5. Call 541-324-0404 or email socbprez@jeffnet.org for information.

Friday, March 23

Author Talk: Author Apricot Irving will discuss her book, “The Gospel of Trees,” at 7 p.m. Friday, March 23, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.

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.

Saturday, March 24

Lithia Artisans Market: Dozens of artisans display handcrafted items from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays through October along Calle Guanajuato, the pedestrian walkway behind the downtown plaza that runs next to Ashland Creek in Ashland. Call 541-301-9811 or see lithiaartisansmarket.com.

Research Presentation: Learn tips, tools and methods to use in your search for your World War II ancestor from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, March 24, at the Jackson County Genealogy Library, 3405 S. Pacific Highway, Medford. Admssion is $20. To register email reception.jcgl@gmail.com or call 541-512-2340 or stop by the genealogy library.

4-H Rabbit Exhibit: Local 4-H members will display a variety of rabbits to pet and hold from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 24, the the Northwest Nature Shop, 154 Oak St., Ashland. 4-H members will also share their knowledge of raising and caring for rabbits. Admission is free. Call 541-499-2198.

Festival Noons: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will host a preface talk, offering an interactive in-depth introduction to “Othello,” at noon Saturday, March 24, at Carpenter Hall on the OSF campus, 44 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Admission is $12, $8 for ages 6 through 17. Call 800-219-8161 or see osfashland.org.

Sunday, March 25

Bahai’s of Ashland: The Bahai’s of Ashland and the Rogue Valley will present a screening of the film “Light to the World,” a film that showcases Baha’-u-llah and his teachings, at 10 a.m. Sunday, March 25, at the Varsity Theater, 166 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free.

Presentation: Southern Oregon Pachamama Alliance will present “Awakening the Dreamer Symposium: A Transformative Program,” from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, March 25, at the Ashland Food Co-Op Community Classroom, 300 N. Pioneer St., Ashland. Learn how to take action to create environmental sustainability, spiritual fulfillment and social justice for all humanity in this interactive, multimedia presentation. Admission is free, but donations are welcome. To register or for more info email atso.awakening@gmail.com.

Art Salon: Local artists discuss the evolution of their art over the years and present digital photos of their work at 2 p.m. the last Sunday of every month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. On Sunday, March 25, artist Daniel Verner will speak. See jcls.org or call 541-774-6996.

Author Talk: Author Ani Tuzman will offer a reading and discussion of her book, “The Tremble of Love: A Novel of the Baal Shem Tov,” at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 25, at Havurah Shir Hadash Synagogue, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-488-7716.