Live Rogue Valley music, improv shows, wineries, growers markets and more: Sept. 9 – Mail Tribune

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Crater Lake Chapter of D. A. R.: The Crater Lake Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 9, at the Masonic Temple Lodge, 975 N. Phoenix Road, Medford. A 20-30 minute educational presentation will be followed by chapter business at each meeting. DAR meets the first Friday of the month Sept. through May unless otherwise noted. For more information on chapter activities see craterlakedar.org or email at cjbisselldar@gmail.com.
Spanish Language Group: English speakers with at least an intermediate knowledge of Spanish can meet at 11 a.m. Fridays, at the Medford Senior Center, 510 East Main St. Look for casual, supportive conversation and interpretation. Native speakers are welcome to help. Call 541-499-6646.
Book Sale: The Friends of the Medford Library will hold a pay-what-you- want book sale from noon to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, and from noon to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Several thousand books will be available including fiction and sci- fi, children’s, non-fiction history, travel, and biography, cookbooks, coffee table books, vintage books, an much more. Proceeds benefit programs at the Medford Library. For further details see jcls.org or call 541-774-8679.
Slopes & Trails: Slopes & Trails will host a free meet-and-greet at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, at the Rogue Grape 515 Bigham Knoll Dr., Jacksonville. The nonprofit organization provides social and recreational activities. See slopes.org.
Soul Revue: Singers Shae Céline, Jennifer Davis and Jade Chavis, bassist Greg Frederick, guitarist Dirk Price, and drummer Christo Pallani, will perform soul and Motown classics at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, at Del Rio Vineyards, 52 N. River Road, Gold Hill. Tickets are $15. For tickets and further details see delriovineyards.com or call 541-855-2062.
Rick Millward: Singer, songwriter and guitarist Rick Millward will perform a mix of classic and current rock, pop, folk and original music at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, at The Urban Cork, Urban Cork, 340 N. Fir St., Medford. See theurbancork.com or call 541-779-1788.
Allison Scull and Victor Martin: Singer-songwriter and guitarist Allison Scull and sax player Victor Martin will play a mix of folk, jazz, blues and pop, along with Scull singing some of her original songs in French at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Call 541-245-1133 or dancin.com.
The Reverberays: Chico Cornell, Hefe Rodriguez, Guapo Chuzman, Fia Stone will perform a mix of classic instrumental surf rock and surf-inspired standards that feature vocals, as well as obscure covers and originals at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, at Dunbar Farms Rocky Knoll Winery, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See dunbarfarms.com or call 541-414-3363.
Modern Prometheus Jazz Company: The modern jazz group — Tom Stamper on drums, Dave Stone on sax, Steve Fain on bass, and Don Monjure on piano — will perform improvisational jazz winding through decades of the American Jazz experience at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, at Bloomsbury Blends, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. See bloomsburyblends.com or call 541-708-0608.
Lil Sumpins: The acoustic duo will perform a mix of country, folk and more at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, at Anchor Valley Wine Bar, 150 S. Oregon St., Jacksonville. See anchorvalleywine.com or call 541-702-2355.
Gary Margason: Singer-songwriter front man for the band The Hundred, Gary Margason will perform solo acoustic alternative rock originals and covers at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, at The Rogue Grape, 515 Bigham Knoll Drive, Jacksonville. See theroguegrape.com or call 541-842-8416.
John Dabaco: Jazz pianist John Dabaco will perform standards and classics at 6 p.m. every Friday and Saturday, at the Hearsay Restaurant, Lounge and Garden, 40 S. First St., Ashland. See hearsayashland.com or call 541-625-0505.
Mercy: The soul and rock band — singer Lynda Day, guitarist Dave Day, drummer Denny Carmassi, keyboard player Gary Nisbet and bassist Demian Norvell will perform at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.
Gypsy Rogue: Guitarists Dan Fellman and Dayton Mason will perform a variety of jazz and swing styles at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Steve Shine Jazz Trio: The trio — Steve Shine, Tom Stamper and Vernocia D’Leon — will play a mix of jazz, R & B, blues and current music at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.
Haunted History Tour: Costumed docents will lead an hour-long “Haunted History” tour Friday, Sept. 9, in downtown Jacksonville. Guests will be introduced to some of the town’s historic buildings along with the restless ghosts and spirits who still occupy them. The 7 and 7:30 p.m. courthouse tour features stories of brothels, epidemics and hangings. The 7:15 and 7:45 p.m. Britt Hill tour shares tales of arson, saloons and Oregon’s first Chinatown. The walking tours are not your “typical” ghost tours with special effects but are history tours about real hauntings resulting from past events. Tours are $10, and reservations are required. Reservations must be made on-line at historicjacksonville.org/haunted-history-tours, no later than 4 p.m. on the day of the tour. Tours leave from the Jacksonville Visitors Center at the corner of N. Oregon and C streets. Proceeds go to the maintenance of Jacksonville’s historic buildings. Call 541-245-3650 for reservations. For additional information see historicjacksonville.org or email at info@historicjacksonville.org for information or call 541-245-3650.
Pinsky and Phil: Guitar and harmonica duo David Pinsky and Phil Newton will play original ‘60s-style Chicago blues duets at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, at Applegate Country Club, 15090 Highway 238, Applegate. Find Applegate Country Club on Facebook.com or call 541-846-1666.
Salsa Brava!: The ensemble — Christina Marsilia on vocals, John Mazzei on keys, Jeff Addicot on bass, Mike Fitch and Theresa McCoy on percussion, Gordon Greenley and Joe Fascilla on horns — will perform an array of dance styles, including Afro Cuban salsa, son Cubano, merengue, bachata, cha-cha, plena and Latin pop from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. A beginner dance lesson will be provided by Saraleno Dance Co. at 7 p.m. Wine, food and beverages will be available for purchase. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $15, half-price for children ages 7 to 12, at the door, cash only. Children 6 and younger get in free. See paschalwinery.com or call 541-535-7957.
Rogue Valley Symphony: The symphony, conducted by Martin Majkut, will perform their first Masterworks concert, “Onward and Upward!” with clarinetist Anthony McGill, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, in the Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., on the Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland; at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford; and at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, in the Grants Pass Performing Arts Center, 830 N.E. Ninth St. McGill will perform a concerto written specifically for him by composer Richard Danielpour, “From the
Mountaintop,” inspired by the words and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The program will also include Franz Schubert’s “Unfinished Symphony,” and Richard Strauss’s profound tone poem, “Death and Transfiguration.” Tickets are $28 to $48 for the Ashland concert; $28 to $58 for the Craterian show; and $28 to $48 for the Grants Pass show. Tickets can be purchased at rvsymphony.org or by calling 541-708-6400.
The Hamazons: Warrior Princesses of Improv Cil Stengel, Eve Smyth and Kyndra Laughery will present “Improvised Shakespeare” a completely improvised show where comedy improvisation entwines with the style of The Bard at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 9-10, and at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, at the Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Toad, Ashland. Inspired by the works of Shakespeare, The Hamazons will deliver a full-length improvised play (in two acts) in the Elizabethan style. Filled with the language of poetic imagery and bawdy innuendo, the Hamazons will “take arms against a sea of trouble” and hope that “all’s well that ends well.” Lovers, fools, fairies, and “monarchs to behold the swelling stage” will find a new story of the golden age as The Hamazons discover it for the first and only time with the help of audience suggestions. Tickets are $15 in advance, or $18 at the door; advance tickets are recommended. For tickets and further details see hamazons.com.
Terry Robb: Portland-based blues guitarist Terry Robb will play a solo concert at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, at the Talent Club, 114 Talent Ave., Talent. Robb was inducted into the Cascade Blues Association Hall of Fame in 1998 and to the Oregon Music Hall of Fame in 2009. In 2017, he received the “Paul deLay” Muddy Award for Lifetime Achievement by the Cascade Blues Association. Robb’s latest album, “Confessin’ My Dues,” garnered him a 2020 Blues Music Award nomination for Acoustic Blues Album. Must be 21 or older to attend. Tickets are $20. See talentclublive.com for ticket info or call 541-535-2721.
Ashland Saturday Market: Fresh and organic seasonal produce, bakery items, artisan food, plants and other goods are available from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 30, along Oak Street in downtown Ashland. See rvgrowersmarket.com.
Medford Cars & Coffee: Car enthusiasts can meet from 9 to 10:30 a.m. every Saturday at 2780 E. Barnett Road, Medford, near Starbucks and Mountain Mike’s Pizza. The group will not hold meetings in the event of rain or snowy weather. Find Medford Cars and Coffee on Facebook for further information.
Grants Pass Growers Market: Find local seasonal produce, baked goods, beverages and more from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at the corner of Fourth and F Streets, Grants Pass. See growersmarket.org.
Lithia Artisans Market: More than 40 artisans display and sell handcrafted items from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and 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.
David Barnes: Southern Oregon singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, David Barnes, will perform jazz and folk music with concert ukelele and guitar solos from 10 a.m. to noon every Saturday at the Great Harvest Bread Company, 203 Genessee St., Medford. Call 541-245-3310.
Historic Cemetery Talk & Walk: Friends of Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery will offer a talk and walking tour from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10. The talk and tour will be “Real Housewives of Victorian Jacksonville.” The cemetery is located at the top of the Cemetery Road, Jacksonville, where you will meet your docents and parking is available. No reservations required; admission is free but donations accepted. For further details see friendsjvillecemetery.orgor call 541-826-9939.
Food Preservation Presentation: Oregon State University Master Food Preservers will present “Pickles & Fermentation” from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at the OSU Extension
Auditorium, 569 Hanley Road, Central Point. The presentation will explore quick pickling of fruits and vegetables, as well as discussing fermented cucumbers and fermentation of other vegetables. Canning of Bread and Butter Pickles and lower-temperature pasteurization will be demonstrated. Admission is $15; registration required. To register or for further information see bit.ly/JacksonFoodPreservationClasses.
Pet Adoption: Star Body Works will host a special SoHumane pet adoption day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at Star Collision Center, 600 N. Central Ave., Medford. Meet dogs recently rescued on the Saving Train. These are healthy, adoptable dogs who have been overlooked or have run out of time or space at overcrowded shelters. Every dog will be up-to-date on routine vaccinations, flea and tick preventative, dewormed, microchipped and spayed/neutered before going home. Adoptable dogs can be viewed at sohumane.org; Saving Train dogs will be available to view beginning Friday, Sept. 9. For more information, call 541-779-3215.
Rogue Gallery & Art Center Family Art Day: Kids and families of all ages can explore and create art from noon to 2 p.m. the second Saturday of each month at Rogue Gallery & Art Center, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford. Make your very own art projects to take home and explore gallery spaces with an art scavenger hunt. All materials will be provided. Admission is free; registration is required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 541-772-8118 or see roguegallery.org.
Pet Adoption: The Jackson County Animal Shelter will hold a special reduced fee adoption event from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 10-11, at the shelter, 5595 S. Pacific Highway, Phoenix, near Talent. Due to the unprecedented number of animals continuing to enter the shelter, you can visit the shelter without an appointment. These are healthy, adoptable pets. During this event, the fee will be $50 for dogs, along with$25 for a county dog license, and $20 cats. Reduced fees do not apply to puppies and kittens. All standard adoption application, screening, and approval processes remain in effect. For more information and to view the dogs and cats available for adoption see fotas.org/special-pets, or call 541-774-6654.
Build With Legos: Kids 5 years and older can build with Legos from 1 to 3 p.m. the second Saturday and Sunday of every month through November, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-6980.
Mike Brons: Grants Pass guitarist and singer Mike Brons will perform at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at Augustino Estate at The Big Red Barn, 16995 N. Applegate Road, Grants Pass. See augustinoestate.com or call 541-846-1881.
Back to School SOS Kit: Kids ages 12 and older can stop by the Teen Department from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave., to make a “Back to School Survival Kit” full of essential items to get through good and bad days. All materials will be provided. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-8679.
Saturday Handweavers Guild: Those interested in weaving, spinning and other fiber arts can meet during the afternoon the second Saturday of each month September through June. For current meeting times and locations, which may change due to current COVID-19 restrictions, see saturdayhandweavers.com or email at kaffeens@gmail.com for more information. All skill levels are welcome.
Foraging Presentation: Adults can learn about options for foraging in the local area at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-855-1994.
Improvisational Quilting: Adults and teens 16 and older can explore a new technique of quilting at 3 p.m. the second Saturday of each month through November, at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. “Improvisational quilting” employs freedom from measuring, matching and perfection, while using a few thought-out limits. The library will provide a basic stash of fabric to get you started. You may bring your own fabric to use, or add it to the collective bin. A few sewing machines will be set up to share. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-535-7090.
Sonido Alegre: The band guitarist Charles Guy, violinist Linda Powers, bassist John Galloway and percussionist Nick Helibrunn — will perform original music and select covers with Spanish flavors and flamenco flair at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541499-0449.
Jeff Kloetzel: Singer, songwriter and guitar player Jeff Kloetzel will play an acoustic mix of pop, folk and soul, along with original songs at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at Stone River Winery and Vineyard, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent. Call 541-631-9583.
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 at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Jared Gutridge: Acoustic guitarist Jared Gutridge (of rock band Blender) will perform a blend of indie rock and pop originals and covers at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at The Rogue Grape, 515 Bigham Knoll Drive, Jacksonville. See theroguegrape.com or call 541-842-8416.
Mariee Sioux: Neo-folk singer and guitarist Mariee Sioux will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Cedarwood Farm Barn, 7912 Wagner Creek Road, Talent. Tickets are $25 and are available online at eventbrite.com. Doors open at 6 p.m. For further information see ashlandfolkcollective.com.
Sunday, Sept. 11
Jacksonville Farmers Market: The market is open from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Sunday through October on the grounds of the Historic Jacksonville Courthouse, 206 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville. You’ll find local produce, fresh baked goods, naturally raised beef, local seafood, beverages, treats, prepared foods, arts, crafts and live music. Find jville.market on Facebook for updates and further information.
Medford Railroad Park: The park, at Table Rock Road and Berrydale Avenue in Medford, will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. the second and fourth Sunday of every month through October. Visitors can ride diesel trains and a motor car, see unique model railroad layouts and the Hogwarts Express, send and receive telegrams, tour historical railroad equipment and more. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated. See ci.medford.or.us.
Jazz Vespers: Live jazz music will be performed at 5 p.m. the second Sunday of each month at First Presbyterian Church, 85 S. Holly St., Medford. On Sunday, Sept. 11, the Rogue Hot Club —multi-instrumentalist Bob Rawlings, guitarist Dan Fellman, and Dayton Mason on guitar and bass — will perform a variety of music from Django Reinhardt and gypsy jazz, to well-known jazz standards. Paintings and pastels by Marilyn Hurst will be on display in the Hallway Gallery. Call 541-779-1711.
Eric Leadbetter: Singer, songwriter and guitarist Eric Leadbetter will perform at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Celebrating Billy Joel: Multi-instrumentalists, vocalists and piano players Rob Stringer and Alex Dee pay tribute to one of American music’s greats, Billy Joel, at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, at the Britt Pavilion, 350 S. First St., Jacksonville. Playing international smash hits such as “Just The Way You Are,” “New York State of Mind,” “Uptown Girl,” “Vienna,” and many more; this group of multi-instrumentalists featuring renowned vocalists and piano players Rob Stringer and Alex Dee pay tribute to one of American music’s greats. For further details see brittfest.org, stop by the box office, 216 W. Main St., Medford, or call 800-882-7488.
Reb and the Good News: Portland-based band Reb and the Good News will perform a mix of folk, World-beats and funky grooves at 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, at the Talent Club, 114 Talent Ave., Talent. Tickets are $15. See talentclublive.com for ticket info or call 541-535-2721.
Music Lecture: Local piano teacher Pat Daly will offer an interactive lecture based on the book “Whenever You’re Ready” by Dr. Jeeyoon Kim from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 12, at Colver Park, 4042 Colver Road, Phoenix. Admission is free. For further information email the Oregon Music Teachers Association (Rogue Valley District) at mastersmusic@hotmail.com.
Take & Make: Kids and their families can stop by any JCLS branch to pick up a take-and-make craft kit during select dates. Each library branch offers a unique craft for every age group, from preschoolers to adults, and all needed supplies are included in the kit. For details, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar, or call the library branch in your area.
DART Mobile Services: The JCLS DART outreach vehicle, which visits a variety of locations throughout Jackson County, is a Wi-Fi hotspot and computer lab all rolled into one. Library staff, known as Mobile Services Specialists, offer use of their laptop computers, along with tech help and special programs and presentations. Anyone within a 300-foot radius of DART can access its Wi-Fi for free. To learn more, including the most up-to-date schedule of stops, see jcls.org/DART or call 541-774-8679.
Siskiyou Koi and Pond Club: Those interested in koi fish and fish ponds can meet at 6 p.m. the second Monday of each month. Club meetings are held to educate, share ideas, support and assist other members with the hobby. Learn about building a pond or solving problems in an existing pond. Meetings are potluck dinners and held at members homes, outdoors by a pond. Call 541-601-5525 for directions to the meetings and further information.
Author Talk: Caroline Lion, author of “Reading Shakespeare in Jewish Theological Frameworks: Shylock Beyond the Holocaust,” will talk about their book at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.
Paul Schmeling Band: The Paul Schmeling Band will perform jazz standards from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays at Martino’s Restaurant and Lounge, 58 E. Main St., Ashland. Email at artymorlan@gmail.com or call 541-488-4420.
Tony McManus: Celtic guitar virtuoso Tony McManus will perform a solo concert at 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12, at Laughing Lady Farm in Ashland. McManus has been listed as one of the 50 transcendent guitarists of all time by Guitar Player Magazine. Tickets are $20; venue location will be provided upon reservation. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. To purchase tickets or for more information, email seats@CageFreeConcerts.com or see cagefreeconcerts.com.
Ashland Rogue Valley Growers & Crafters Market: Seasonal fruits and vegetables, fresh-cut flowers, crafts, specialty foods, drinks and more are available from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays through November, at 1554 Webster St., near Southern Oregon University, Ashland. See rvgrowersmarket.com.
Children’s Museum: The Children’s Museum of Southern Oregon, 413 W. Main St., Medford, features early learning opportunities, educational experiences, interactive play exhibits and activities for children, such as “The Makery,”and art projects of all kinds. Other exhibits at the new hands-on museum include a farm-to-table play area, a ranger station, a wildlife rescue treehouse, a replica of Bigfoot, and more. The museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Admission is $12 for adults; $8 for children; memberships, scholarships and discounts available. For further details see tcmso.org or call 541-772-9922.
Medford Senior Center Bingo: The Medford Senior Center will host bingo games for adults at 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Saturday at the Medford Senior Center, 510 East Main St.; $8 for six cards for 10 games. Must be 18 or older to participate. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. For further details on the games or for a full listing of activities and services available, see medfordseniorcenter.org.
Social Dance Club: Dance to music performed by keyboardist Darren Kuykendall from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays at the Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, 3377 Table Rock Road, Medford. Dances include swing, foxtrot, waltz, cha-cha, Tango and more. You do not need a partner to participate. Admission is $6. Call or text 541-941-1973.
Medford Cribbage Tournament: Compete in a round of cribbage with the local cribbage group at 1:45 p.m. Tuesdays at Mountain Mike’s Pizza, 2640 E. Barnett Road, Medford. All ages welcome. Call 541-499-1500.
Tuesday Afternoon Knitters: Knitters, crocheters, lace needle crafters and tatters of all skill levels can gather to learn from each other, share ideas and create new pieces from 3 to 5 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St., and from 3 to 5 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. For further information see Tuesday Afternoon Knitters on Facebook.
All-Ages Storytime: Listen to a different “Choose Your Own Adventure” story as it’s read aloud and help make choices that will determine what happens in each story at 4 p.m. every Tuesday through September, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. All ages welcome. During the month of October the fun continues with “Give Yourself Goosebumps” stories read aloud. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-8679.
Medford Teen Advisory Group: Motivated teens in grades 7 to 12 can meet to brainstorm ideas, discuss books and movies, help make decisions on programming and displays in the teen library, make crafts, discuss books and movies, and more at 4:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-8679.
Siskiyou Singers: The singing group, conducted by Director Mark Reppert, invites experienced vocalists to audition for the choir’s 40th anniversary season, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, at First United Methodist Church, 175 N. Main St., Ashland. The choir’s repertoire is diverse, encompassing both sacred and secular music from Renaissance madrigals to American spirituals, from 18th century masses to multi-cultural and modernist compositions of today. The choir presents two concert programs per year, as well as at local schools. To schedule an audition time, contact Mark Reppert at markreppert@gmail.com. Walk-in auditions are also welcome. For more information email info@siskiyousingers.org.
ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum: A variety of interactive science exhibits are available at the museum, located at 1500 E. Main St., Ashland. The interactive museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday to Sunday. Many exhibits will be modified to reduce touch surfaces — fewer hands-on activities — and increase physical distancing. Admission is $12.50, $10.50 for ages 2 through 12 and 65 and older, and free for kids under age 2, $3 for SNAP/Oregon Trail card holders. Admission is $3 the first Sunday of every month; group discounts available. To purchase tickets or for more information, see scienceworksmuseum.org or call 541-482-6767.
Yarnia: Children 8 and older can learn to knit or crochet from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. Supplies and instruction are provided. All levels welcome. For further details, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-826-3313.
After-School Activities: School-age children are invited to join in an after-school activity from 2 to 3:30 p.m. every Wednesday through November the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Each week, activities will have a different theme. Activities include games, crafts, build-it challenges, STEAM projects, and more. Snacks provided. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-8679.
Kids Crafternoon: Children can create a treasure map to celebrate “Talk Like a Pirate Day” at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, at the Shady Cove library, 22477 Highway 62; or 3:30 p.m. at the Talent library, 101 Home St.; or at 4 p.m. at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St. This program will introduce classic factors of old map making, including a legend and compass. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-855-1994, 541-535-4163 or 541-878-2270.
Pirate Treasure Hunt Adventure: Kids 8 years and older can work in teams to solve clues and find the “Treasure of the Library” at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-6980.
Applegate Evening Market: Shop local directly from more than 30 area farmers, artisans, and crafters, and hear live music by regional artists from 5 to 8 p.m. every Wednesday through Oct. 5, at Electric Gardens Flower Farm, 8035 Highway 238, Jacksonville. The weekly market also features a rotating line-up of food trucks, and a beer and wine garden. See applegateeveningmarket.com or call 541-761-6502.
OSF Green Show: Free live entertainment is presented at 6:45 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, through Oct. 1, on the Courtyard Stage adjacent to the Allen Elizabethan and Angus Bowmer theaters on the Oregon Shakespeare Festival campus, 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. See osfashland.org or call 541-482-4331.
Open Mic: The Phoenix Clubhouse will host an all-ages, all-talents open mic from 7 to 10 p.m. every Wednesday, at the clubhouse, 310 N. Main St., Phoenix. A different host will mc/perform each week. Drums, amps, keyboards and more will be available for use. For further information see phoenixclubhouse.com.
Southern Oregon Jazz Orchestra: The Southern Oregon Jazz Orchestra — a 18 piece big band — along with vocalist Dianne Strong-Summerhays, will play music for listening and dancing in the style of Count Basie and Duke Ellington at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, at Grape Street Bar & Grill, 31 S. Grape St., Medford. See grapestreetbarandgrill.com or call 541-500-8881.
Medford Growers Market: Fresh and organic seasonal produce, fresh-cut flowers, crafts and food carts are available from local farms and vendors from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursdays through Nov. 17, in Hawthorne Park, 501 E. Main St., corner of East Jackson and Hawthorne streets, Medford. See rvgrowersmarket.com.
Eagle Point Book Sale: Book sales are held from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Thursdays at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. Look for new or gently-used books, DVDs and CDs. Proceeds help fund library programs, activities and collections. For further details, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-826-3313.
Create & Chat: Adults 18 and older can meet at 3 p.m. the third Thursday of each month to learn a new craft and connect with other community members at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. On Sept. 15, learn how to personalize a set of cloth napkins for fall with a leaf print, using locally-gathered leaves. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-6980.
Bird Presentation: Erin Ulrich, President of the Rogue Valley Audubon Society, will present, “Who’s In Your Yard? Common Feeder Birds of the Rogue Valley,” at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at the Jacksonville library, 340 W. C St. Ulrich will identify the common birds that visit our backyard feeders, as well as which birds are migrating through the area at this time. She will also discuss Project FeederWatch, a citizen science project through Cornell University’s Lab of Ornithology. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-899-1665.
Irish Music: Hear live traditional Irish and Celtic music by a variety of local musicians and join in dancing led by Alexis Jordan at 5:30 p.m. every Thursday at Dunbar Farms Rocky Knoll Winery, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Admission is free. See dunbarfarms.com or call 541-414-3363.
Robbie DeCosta and Tom Stamper: Singer and guitarist Robbie DeCosta and drummer Tom Stamper will perform a mix of rock, pop, and oldies at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at Bloomsbury Blends, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. See bloomsburyblends.com or call 541-708-0608.
Clayton Joseph Scott: Singer-songwriter Clayton Joseph Scott will perform a blend of indie rock and pop at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at The Rogue Grape, 515 Bigham Knoll Drive, Jacksonville. See theroguegrape.com or call 541-842-8416.
Trivia Night: Lighthearted games of trivia are available at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at Portal Brewing, 100 E 6th St, Medford. Participation is free; prize for winning team. Call 541-326-2261.
Travel Presentation: Phyllis Murdock, travel advisor for Travel Trends, will present “Travel During Challenging Times,” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, in the Great Room at the Jacksonville Community Center, 160 E. Main St., Jacksonville. Murdock will offer tips to consider when thinking about traveling again, such as modes of transportation, Covid restrictions in different places, and travel opportunities for single travelers. The presentation will be accompanied by Murdock’s photos from some of her favorite trips. Admission is $7, scholarships available. Pre-registration recommended. To register or for further details see jacksonvillecommunitycenter.org or call 541-702-2585.
YSSO: Youth Symphony of Southern Oregon will hold auditions for young brass, string, woodwind, and percussion musicians interested in participating in the Youth Symphony (advanced) or the Youth Orchestra (intermediate) Friday through Wednesday, Sept. 16-20. Audition times are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. Days and times are set aside for specific instruments and sections. To schedule an audition call 541-858-8859 or email at info@ysso.org. For further information see ysso.org.
Gold Hill Book Club: The Gold Hill Library Book Club for adults 18 and older will meet at 3 p.m. the third Friday of each month, at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St. On Friday, Sept. 16, the book to be discussed will be “A Visit from the Good Squad” by Jennifer Egan. Books are available for pickup one month before the meeting date. For further details or to register, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-855-1994.
Southern Oregon BrewFest: The 2022 Southern Oregon BrewFest will take place at the Expo, 1 Peninger Road, Central Point, Friday through Sunday, Sept. 16-18. The BrewFest is really several events rolled into one action-packed weekend of food, beverages and entertainment. BrewFest features more than 70 taps dispensing a wide selection of microbrews, ciders and regional wines from across the Pacific Northwest, the State of Jefferson and even some specially invited guests from the rest of the country’s favorite breweries. Breweries include Cascade Lakes, Cascadia Cider, Crux Fermentation Project, Deschutes, Gilgamesh Brewing, Hop Valley, Lagunitas Brewing Company, Mad River Brewing, Wild Ride Brew Co., Worthy Brewing and many more. The entertainment lineup features Stone in Love, a Journey tribute band on Friday; Jeff Dunham on Saturday; and Cole Swindell on Sunday. Tickets start at $20 for beer-tasting. Hours for this year’s event will be 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, noon to 7 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 7 p.m. Sunday. For tickets and further details, including a complete schedule of events, see sobrewfest.com.
Shine On: The trio — Steve Shine, Cathy Dorris and John Galloway — will play covers of Grateful Dead songs at 4:45 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at The Urban Cork, Urban Cork, 340 N. Fir St., Medford. See theurbancork.com or call 541-779-1788.
Silent Disco: Dance the night away at a family friendly Silent Disco from 6 to 11 p.m. the third Friday of each month through October, at Medford’s Pear Blossom Park. DJs will spin a mix of music. Two channels will be available. Young children can make their own music on the interactive “Wiggle Station” which broadcasts on the Kid’s Channel. Rent a pair of wireless headphones for a $10. For further details and updates in case of smoke or inclement weather see Facebook.com/silentmovementinternational.
‘Hootenanny’: The Rogue Grape will host an open mic “Hootenanny,” from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at Rogue Grape Barrel Room, 515 Bigham Knoll Drive, Jacksonville. Open to all musicians for freestyle open jam and opportunities to perform solo if desired. Everyone is welcome to join in the songs. See theroguegrape.com or call 541-622-8622.
Jon Galfano: The guitarist and composer will play his original instrumentals along with a blend of classic rock and pop tunes at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at the Applegate Country Club, 15090 Highway 238, Applegate. Find Applegate Country Club on Facebook.com or call 541-846-1666.
Sean Hayes: New York-based indie folk singer Sean Hayes and his band will perform R&B-inflected folk tunes at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at Fry Family Farm, 2184 Ross Lane, Medford. Tickets are $30 and are available online at eventbrite.com. Doors open at 6 p.m. For further information see ashlandfolkcollective.com.
Jonathan Scales Fourchestra: Steel pannist Jonathan Scales and his band will perform instrumental music at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at the Talent Club, 114 Talent Ave., Talent. Tickets are $21; must be 21 or older to attend. See talentclublive.com for ticket info or call 541-535-2721.
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