Live Rogue Valley music, wineries, harvest events & more: Oct. 14 – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News – Mail Tribune

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Friday, Oct. 14
Spanish Language Group: English speakers with at least an intermediate knowledge of Spanish can meet at 11 a.m. Fridays, at the Santos Community Center, 701 N. Columbus Ave., Medford. Look for casual, supportive conversation and interpretation. Native speakers are welcome to help. Call 541-499-6646.
Spooky Ghost Storytime: Preschool-age kids are invited to a special “Spooky Ghost Hunt Storytime,” at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at the Prospect library, 150 Mill Creek Drive. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-560-3668.
Ashland Senior Center: The Senior Services Division of Ashland Parks and Recreation Commission will host a social from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, to celebrate a newly created outdoor activity space adjacent to the Ashland Senior Center at 1699 Homes Avenue in Hunter Park, Ashland. Live music will be performed by cellist Daniel Sperry; refreshments will be served. Reservations recommended. Call 541-488-5342 or email at seniorinfo@ashland.or.us.
Heart Of The Rogue Festival: Travel Medford will host the inaugural Heart of the Rogue Festival Friday and Saturday, Oct. 14-15, at Pear Blossom Park in downtown Medford. The festival will feature a Kid Zone, food trucks, locally produced wine, beer and spirits, and vendors and exhibits all exclusively from the Rogue Valley. Live music will be performed by the Rogue Suspects, Danielle Kelly Soul Project, Brother’s Reed and Fogline. The festival will run from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free. For a full listing of events and activities see travelmedford.org, email info@travelmedford.org or call 541-779-4847.
Slopes & Trails: Slopes & Trails will host a free meet-and-greet at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at Sams Creek Cellars, 39 Sams Creek Road, Gold Hill. The nonprofit organization provides social and recreational activities. See slopes.org.
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, Oct. 14, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Call 541-245-1133 or dancin.com.
Gypsy Rogue: Guitarists Dan Fellman and Dayton Mason will perform a variety of jazz and swing styles at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Adam Gabriel: Singer and songwriter Adam Gabriel will perform acoustic Southern rock and soul music at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541499-0449.
The New Modern Prometheus Jazz Quartet: The modern jazz group — Tom Stamper on drums, Don Monjure on piano, Taryk Ragab on bass, and Jack Hopfinger on guitar — will perform their versions of compositions by Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Horace Silver, Sphere, and others at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at Bloomsbury Blends, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. $5 cover. See bloomsburyblends.com or call 541-708-0608.
Shine On: The band — guitarist Steve Shine, bassist Jeff Addicott, and drummer Cathy Dorris— will play covers of Grateful Dead songs at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at Daisy Creek Vineyard, 675 Shafer Lane, Jacksonville. See daisycreekwine.com or call 541-899-8329.
JustaDuo: Singer Alois Henderson and multi-instrumentalist and singer Albert Lee will perform easy listening pop and light rock at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at Trium Wines Tasting Room, 203 E. Main Street, Talent. See triumwines.com or call 541-625-9100.
Joshua Paul: Guitarist and singer Joshua Paul will perform a blend of Americana, rock, country, and blues at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at Pebblestone Cellars, 1670 Pioneer Road, Talent. Call 541-512-1655.
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 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at Dunbar Farms Rocky Knoll Winery, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See dunbarfarms.com or call 541-414-3363.
Haunted History Tour: Costumed docents will lead an hour-long “Haunted History” tour Friday and Saturday, Sept. 14-15, 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 courthouse tour features stories of brothels, epidemics and hangings. The 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 leave from the Jacksonville Visitors Center at the corner of N. Oregon and C streets. Tours are offered from 6 to 7 p.m. each night leaving from the visitors center every 15 minutes. 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. 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.
Rick Millward: Singer, songwriter and guitarist Rick Millward will perform a mix of classic and current rock, pop, folk and original music at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at The Rogue Grape, 245-B N. Front St., Central Point. See theroguegrape.com or call 541-842-8416.
Frankie Hernandez: Singer, songwriter and guitarist Frankie Hernandez will play a blend of soul, funk, Latin, and reggae at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at Bayer Family Estate Winery, 11663 Agate Road, Eagle Point. See bayerfamilyestate.com or call 541-826-8953.
Matt Spurlock: Guitarist and singer Matt Spurlock will perform classic rock and pop tunes at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at Applegate Country Club, 15090 Highway 238, Applegate. Find Applegate Country Club on Facebook.com or call 541-846-1666.
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.
Daniel Nickels: Guitarist and singer Daniel Nickels will perform ‘90s rock and indie and folk rock at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.
Dalí Quartet: Chamber Music Concerts will host the Dalí Quartet with special guest, clarinetist Ricardo Morales, in two concerts at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, and 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, in the Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., on the Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland. . Friday’s concert will feature String Quartet No. 5 by Heitor Villa-Lobos; String Quartet No. 2, Op. 26 by Alberto Ginastera; and Clarinet Quintet in B Minor, Op. 115 by Johannes Brahms. Saturday’s concert includes Joseph Haydn’s String Quartet in F minor, Op. 20 No. 5; Silvestre Revueltas’ String Quartet No. 2 – “Magueyes;” Anton Weber’s “Langsamer Satz;” and Paquito D’Rivera’s “Aires Tropicales” and “Prelude y Merengue.” The award-winning Dalí Quartet tours across the U.S., Canada and South America. Ricardo Morales joined The Philadelphia Orchestra as principal clarinet in 2003. Prior, he was principal clarinet of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, a position he assumed at the age of 21. Tickets are $36-$45, $5 for full-time SOU students and Oregon Trail Card holders. Tickets and program details are available online at chambermusicconcerts.org or by calling 541-552-6154.
The Gold Souls: Northern California-based band The Gold Souls — vocalist Juniper Waller, guitarist Darius Upshaw, bassist Avery Jeffry, Alex Severson on keys, and drummer Billy D. Thompson — will perform a blend of funk, soul and blues at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at Talent Club, 114 Talent Ave., Talent. Tickets are $15; must be 21 or older to attend. See talentclublive.com for ticket info or call 541-535-2721.
Arthur Buezo: Hear savage folk music by Arthur Buezo at 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at Johnny B’s, 120 E. 6th St., Medford. Must be 21 or older to attend. See jbsmedford.com or call 458-226-2722.
Saturday, Oct. 15
Low-cost pet vaccines: Make an appointment for your pet to get vaccinated and licensed at the Jackson County Animal Shelter, 5595 S. Pacific Highway, Phoenix, on Saturday, Oct. 15. This drive-thru, appointment-only clinic is open to dogs and cats, as well as puppies and kittens. Vaccinations available for dogs are rabies and distemper/parvo booster. Vaccinations available for cats are rabies and distemper/rhino/calici booster. No nail trimming done. Pet owners must call the shelter to schedule or reserve a spot online at fotas.org/vaccinations by Friday, Oct. 14. All dogs six months of age and older are required by law to be vaccinated for rabies and licensed. Distemper/parvo/rhino/calici vaccinations are $15 each; rabies vaccinations are $10 each. License fees vary based on the dog’s neuter/spay status and length of licensing selected, and discounts are available for veterans and seniors 62 and older. This is a cash-only clinic, with the exception of license fees, and all pets must be in good health. Pets that are on antibiotics, in heat or on cortisone products cannot be vaccinated. Call 541-774-6654.
Auto Europa Ashland Car Club: People interested in European classic and exotic cars can meet from 8 to 10 a.m. the third Saturday of every month at Water Street Café, 10 Water St., Ashland. The club often goes on cruises to various locations throughout the valley. For further details, see autoeuropaashland.com.
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. 29, 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 through October, 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 ukulele 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.
Preschool Puppet Show: The Ashland library’s Children’s Department will put on an educational puppet show for preschool age kids at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at North Mountain Park Nature Center, 620 N Mountain Ave, Ashland. A craft activity will follow. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-6980.
Genealogy Presentation: President Kim Thurman of the Rogue Valley Genealogical Society, will share how to document your family history using the resources available online and at the library from 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Jacksonville library, 340 W. C St. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-899-1665.
Recovery Festival: The third annual Recovery Festival — an event that celebrates addiction recovery and first-responders — organized by the addictions recovery nonprofit ROC Recovery Center will be held Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Harry & David Field, 2929 S. Pacific Highway, Medford. The festival will feature a “Celebrity All-Star Classic” Softball game with special guests — NBA All-Stars Luke Jackson, EJ & Kyle Singler, NFL All-Star Chad Cota, race car driver Derek Deboer and many more. Joining the All-Star players will be members of the Medford and Central Point Police Departments. The festival kicks off at 11 a.m. with a kids and family Carnival Zone which includes games and activities, a shooting gallery, face painting, free giveaways, raffle prize drawings, food and more. Also look for vendor and information booths, as well as people to talk to if an individual or family needs help. “On the Field” celebrity skills interactions for kids ages 8 to 18 will be offered from noon to 3 p.m. The 2022 Celebrity All-Star Classic Softball Game will start at 6:15 p.m. Gates open at 10 a.m. Tickets are $6-$10 and can be purchased online at rocrecoverycenter.org. Tickets for the carnival and the field skills interaction are sold separately and can be purchased at the day of the event. All proceeds from this special event go toward supporting youth programs at Impact Athletics & the ROC Recovery Center. For further details see rocrecoverycenter.org, email at rocrecoverycenter@gmail.com or call 541-200-3000.
Applegate Adult Crafternoon: Adults 18 and older can meet to learn how to personalize a set of cloth napkins for fall with a leaf print, using locally-gathered leaves at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Applegate library, 18485 N. Applegate Road. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-846-7346.
Southern Oregon Stitchers: The those interested in needle art can meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. the third Saturday of each month, except December, at First Presbyterian Church of Central Point, 456 W. Pine St. Refreshments are provided and a program that teaches various needle art techniques will follow a general meeting. Call 541-646-1116.
Rock Painting: Kids can get creative with rock painting at noon Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Rogue River library, 412 E. Main St. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-582-1714.
Oregon History Presentation: Annice Black will present “Oregon Wagon Trail Quilt” from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Ruch library, 7919 Highway 238. Described as “a determined, trail-wise woman,” Mary Louisa Black and her family left Missouri in 1865 to begin their trek to the Oregon country. When preparing for their journey, Mary Lousia included in their belongings a quilt, “sent along to be a comfort and reminder of the loving friends who quilted the going away present.” The Blacks settled along the Rogue River, near Shady Cove. Annice Black, Mary Louisa’s great-granddaughter, will speak about her family’s rich history and the quilt that has been in the family’s possession for 157 years. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-899-7438.
Phil King: The singer, songwriter and guitarist will play acoustic Americana-style originals along with a mix of retro cover songs across a wide variety of genres at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at Augustino Estate at The Big Red Barn, 16995 N. Applegate Road, Grants Pass. See augustinoestate.com or call 541-846-1881.
Kids Craft Time: Children ages 3 and older can make an elephant garland and a paper model of an elephant to color at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-535-7090.
Author Talk: Local author Sue DeMarinis will discuss her book “The Station Master’s Wife: Scandals of Historic Southern Oregon,” at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at the White City library, 3143 Avenue C. Hear the scandals of a Rogue Valley pioneer family during the 1880s-1920s, as the railroad brought many lifestyle changes, ethnicities, business advantages, and shady dealings to coastal and Southern Oregon. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-864-8880.
Teen Halloween Crafternoon: Teens ages 12 and older can make a Jack-O-Lantern and/or Frankenstein using glow cube perler beads from 1 to 3:45 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, 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.
Zombie Barbies: Kids and teens ages 10 and older can turn old Barbies and dolls into zombie art pieces using paint, glitter, glue, and craft materials at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St. Kids under age 14 must be accompanied by an adult. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-855-1994.
Book Signing: Hazel Beck (aka local author Megan Crane/Caitlin Crews and non-local author Nicole Helm) will be available for book signing in celebration of the start of their four-book “Witchlore” series from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at Rebel Heart Books, 157 W California St., Jacksonville. Refreshments will be provided. See rebelheartbooks.com or call 541-702-2665.
Rogue Suspects: Rock, funk and blues band The Rogue Suspects — singer Shae Celine, guitar player Dirk Price, bassist Greg Frederick, drummer David Bolen and keyboard player Don Harriss—will perform a special concert of Latin dance tunes, featuring hits from Santana, Miami Sound Machine, Selena, Enrique Iglesias, and others at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at Hummingbird Estate Winery, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased online at eventbrite.com. See hummingbirdestate.com or call 541-930-2650.
Little Giantess: Rock ’n’ roll duo The Little Giantess will perform a blend of guitar driven blues rock, sultry jazz and a touch of rockabilly/country in an eclectic mix of covers and originals at 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541499-0449.
Jen & Jon: Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Jen Ambrose and guitarist and composer Jon Galfano will perform a mix of original blues, soul and folk at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Pacifica: Vocalist Alissa Weaver, guitarist and vocalist Jack Fischer, and drummer Michael Whipple will perform at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.
Mark Thales: Singer-songwriter and guitarist Mark Thales will perform a blend of indie rock and pop at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at The Rogue Grape, 245-B N. Front St., Central Point. See theroguegrape.com or call 541-842-8416.
Bim Jeam and the Sadness: Hear country, folk and blues acoustic music you can groove to when Bim Jeam and the Sadness performs at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at Walkabout Brewing Co., 921 Mason Way, Medford. See walkaboutbrewing.com or call 541-734-4677.
33 String Drive: Holly Hurley on the upright bass, fiddler Lily McCabe, Jeffery Jones on the mandolin , Bob Evoniuk on the Dobro, banjoist Rick Nelson, and guitarist Ray Frey will perform hard-driving bluegrass and acoustic Americana, along with original music and arrangements at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. $10 cover. See paschalwinery.com or call 541-535-7957.
Jefferson Baroque Orchestra: The Jefferson Baroque Orchestra will present a musical journey through the evolution of the concerto grosso at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Newman United Methodist Church, 132 N.E. B St., Grants Pass, and at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, at the Ashland First United Methodist Church, 175 N. Main St., Ashland. This season opener will feature early works by Stradella, Gregori, Corelli and Bach’s Brandenburg 6. Artistic Director and violist Morgan O’Shaughnessey will lead the program. Tickets are $20, $18 for seniors and $5 for students, available at the door. For further information see Jeffersonbaroque.org or call 541-631-0190.
Mimi Fox Organ Trio: Siskiyou Music Project will host jazz guitarist/composer Mimi Fox and her new B3 Organ Trio at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. The program will cover everything from greasy blues and funk to luscious ballads and blazing bebop. Joining Fox in the trio are Brian Ho and Lorca Hart. Tickets are $30. See grizzlypeakwinery.com or call 541-482-5700.
Rough Stock Rodeo: See a night of wild bucking horses and bulls and over 35 riders during the Central Point Roughstock Rodeo — Challenge of Champions Tour at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at The Expo, 1 Peninger Road, Central Point. Tickets are $17, kids 5 and younger get in free. For tickets and further details see attheexpo.com.
Casey Neill: Portland-based indie folk singer-songwriter Casey Neill will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at Talent Club, 114 Talent Ave., Talent. Tickets are $15; must be 21 or older to attend. See talentclublive.com for ticket info or call 541-535-2721.
Seth Brown: Guitarist and singer-songwriter Seth Brown will perform blend of original acoustic pop, blues, folk, rock, and gospel, along with a few covers and stories mixed in at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Bohemian Vinyl Room, 123 W Main St, Medford. See anchorvalleywine.com or call 541-702-2355.
Brass Alibi: The group Brass Alibi will perform a mix of new and old dance hits at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at Grape Street Bar & Grill, 31 S. Grape St., Medford. See grapestreetbarandgrill.com or call 541-500-8881.
Widespread Haze: Psychedelic rock-n-roll trio Widespread Haze, blues-rock band New Age Phonograph, and band fairweatherfriend, will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at at Johnny B’s, 120 E. 6th St., Medford. Must be 21 or older to attend. See jbsmedford.com or call 458-226-2722.
Sunday, Oct. 16
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.
Short Story Writing Group: JCLS invites writers in three age categories — middle school, high school, and college — to write a short adventure story starring themselves, in the writing lounge every Sunday in October, from noon to 3:45 p.m. at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave., or from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Completed stories can then be entered into the library’s short story contest. Entries must be 3,000-5,000 words. Winners (one from each age group) will receive a prize and be published on the JCLS website. Visit the library’s writing lounge for a dedicated space to write, featuring calming music, brain food, and a collaborative space to work and bounce ideas and feedback off of each other. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-8679 or 541-774-6980.
Rogue Valley Rose Society: The Rogue Valley Rose Society will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, at Our Lady of the River Catholic Church, 3625 N. River Road, Rogue River. Rudy Aquino, former president of the Rogue Valley Rose Society, will present “Growing Roses In Pots.” He will discuss choosing soil, pots, maintenance and placement of potted roses. The “Tip of the Month” will be presented by Ingrid Wapelhorst, who will present “Where to Buy Roses.” All are welcome. For more information, call 541-450-1029 or 541-471-7091 or find Rogue Valley Rose Society on Facebook.
Ukrainian Refugees Benefit Concert: Uniting for Ukraine Rogue Valley, a grass-roots volunteer-run organization, will present a benefit concert and silent auction to support families coming to the Rogue Valley to escape the war in Ukraine, from 2 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, at the Havurah Synagogue, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Four bands will perform — bluegrass band 33 String Drive, retro dance party band The Danielle Kelly Soul Project, seven-piece world music band Malinka, and the Alquimastas, a nine-piece band playing Brazilian tunes. The silent auction will feature items such as beach vacation getaways, wine packages, mountain bicycle adventures, and more. All proceeds support Ukrainian refugees here in the Rogue Valley. Tickets are $25, $12.50 for students or hardship. Children 12 and under get in free. Beer, wine and food will be available for purchase. Tickets are available online at eventbrite.com. For further details see unitingforukrainerv.org/events or call 541-292-0805.
Rick Millward: Singer, songwriter and guitarist Rick Millward will perform a mix of classic and current rock, pop, folk and original music at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, at Edenvale Winery, 2310 Voorhies Road, Medford. See edenvalleyorchards.com or call 541-512-2955.
Mike Brons: Grants Pass guitarist and singer Mike Brons will perform at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, at Red Lily Vineyards, 11777 Highway 238, Jacksonville. See redlilyvineyards.com or call 541-846-6800.
Ericka Flockoi: Singer-songwriter Erika Flockoi will perform original songs in the rock and country genre, as well as covers of classic rock favorites at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, at Hummingbird Estate Winery, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See hummingbirdestate.com or call 541-930-2650.
Carla Bauer: Guitarist and vocalist Carla Bauer — accompanied by percussionist Cathy Dorris, and bassist John Galloway ­— will perform a mix of light rock and pop at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, at Pebblestone Cellars, 1670 Pioneer Road, Talent. Call 541-512-1655.
Tim & Dennis Mitchell: Guitarists and vocalists Tim and Dennis Mitchell will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, at Del Rio Vineyards, 52 N. River Road, Gold Hill. See delriovineyards.com or call 541-855-2062.
Creators Gathering: The Phoenix Clubhouse will hold a free, all-ages creators gathering and community jam session from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, at the clubhouse, 310 N Main Street, Phoenix. Bring a craft, some art supplies, a game or an instrument and come share creative space with your community. The stage will be set up with drums and amps for people wanting to jam and there will also be tables and chairs for activities. Admission is free; donations in the “Jam Jar” appreciated. Each time the “Jam Jar” reaches $100 in donations, another Creators Gathering is scheduled. See phoenixclubhouse.com.
Phil Reed: Phil Reed, member of the duo Brothers Reed, will perform original acoustic pop, blues and folk at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. See paschalwinery.com or call 541-535-7957.
The Gist: Southern Oregon cover band The Gist will perform at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.
Pinsky and Phil: Guitar and harmonica duo David Pinsky and Phil Newton will play original ‘60s-style Chicago blues duets at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541499-0449.
Rod Petrone: The classical guitarist will play a mix of instrumentals from Brazil, Latin America and France, along with his own arrangements of Italian compositions at 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Polyrhythmics: Seattle-based eight-piece band Polyrhythmics will perform progressive funk, psychedelic rock and modern afro-beat tunes at 8 p.m. Sunday through Tuesday, Oct. 16-18, at Talent Club, 114 Talent Ave., Talent. Tickets are $25; must be 21 or older to attend. See talentclublive.com for ticket info or call 541-535-2721.
Monday, Oct. 17
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.
Author Talk: Carole Beers will discuss her book “Runaway Moon” at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17, 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. See martinosashland.com or call 541-488-4420.
Hi Crime: Seattle-based indie-pop group Hi Crime will perform at 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17, at Local 31 Pub, 31 Water St., Ashland. Tickets are $5. See local31pub.com or call 541-708-6813.
Tuesday, Oct. 18
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 Nov. 22, at 1554 Webster St., near Southern Oregon University, Ashland. See rvgrowersmarket.com.
Historic Cemetery Tour: Take a guided tour of Medford’s oldest pioneer cemetery from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Oct. 18, at I.O.O.F Eastwood Cemetery Mausoleum Entrance, 1581 Siskiyou Blvd., Medford, near Bear Creek Park. The cemetery was founded by the Independent Order of Odd Fellows (I.O.O.F.) in 1890 and became city owned in 1972. The cemetery remains a unique part of Medford’s history and continues to sell burial spaces and mausoleum crypts. The tour will include information about Medford’s earliest families, local history and the valuable role pioneer cemeteries play in urban settings. For more information and to register, call 541-774-2400, email parks@cityofmedford.org, or see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar.
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 hands-on museum include farm-to-table play area, ranger station, wildlife rescue tree-house, 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.
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 11 a.m. and again at 4 p.m. every Tuesday through November, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. During the month of October the choices you make are a little bit scarier, with a different “Give Yourself Goosebumps” book being read aloud every Tuesday. All ages welcome. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-8679.
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.
Writing Group: The Jacksonville chapter of the international non-profit writing group, “Shut Up & Write,” will hold group writing sessions at 3:30 p.m. every Tuesday in October, in the Great Room at the Jacksonville Community Center, 160 E. Main St., Jacksonville. Admission is a suggested donation of $5, scholarships available. Pre-registration required. To register or for further details see jacksonvillecommunitycenter.org or call 541-702-2585.
Tea Time Tuesday: Tweens and teens, ages 12 to 18, can join in a book discussion with tea (or a different themed beverage) and snacks provided at 4:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. The book to be discussed on Tuesday, Oct. 18, will be “Cemetery Boys” by Aiden Thomas. Books are available to check out through the library or by using the Hoopla app. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-8679.
Travel Presentation: Local historian and travel buff Carole Nielson will give an all-ages presentation, “Kentucky,” at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, at the Shady Cove library, 22477 Highway 62. Nielson will discuss some of the things Kentucky is known for, including the Louisville Slugger baseball bats, the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs, bluegrass music, bourbon, Kentucky Fried Chicken, and more. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-878-2270.
Southern Oregon Photographic Association: The local camera club meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of each month, in Lidgate Hall at the Medford United Church of Christ, 1801 E. Jackson St., Medford. On Tuesday, Oct. 18, the club will host Dr. Jeffrey Thompson, who will share some of his wildlife photography work from the past several years. Much of it is centered on the Klamath and Tule Lake Wildlife Refuges. Dr. Thompson has extensive knowledge on the best locations for finding and viewing the various species in the region. All interested in photography are welcome. For further information see sopacameraclub.com.
Wednesday, Oct. 19
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.
Story Swap and Reminisce Café: Adults can reminisce and share stories during a guided conversation program at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Discussion prompts will be used to spark memories of adventures to share with the group. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-535-4163.
S.O. Fun: School-age children are invited to join in an after-school activity such as Lego building, art projects, theatre games, and more at 2 p.m. every Wednesday through November at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd.. Snacks provided. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-6980.
Great Outdoor Book Club: Adults interested in reading books focused on nature and the great outdoors can meet from 2 to 3:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at the North Mountain Park Pavilion, located behind the Nature Center, 620 N Mountain Ave, Ashland. On Oct. 19, the book to be discussed will be “The Invention of Nature” by Andrea Wulf. Copies of the book are available to check out; pre-registration required. For further details or to register, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-6980.
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 at 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.
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.
Short Story Writing Group: JCLS invites writers in three age categories — middle school, high school, and college — to write a short adventure story starring themselves, at 3:30 p.m. every Wednesday in October in the writing lounge at the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St, or at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St. Completed stories can then be entered into the library’s short story contest. Entries must be 3,000-5,000 words. Winners (one from each age group) will receive a prize and be published on the JCLS website. Visit the library’s writing lounge for a dedicated space to write, featuring calming music, brain food, and a collaborative space to work and bounce ideas and feedback off of each other. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-664-3228 or 541-855-1994.
Highway Bound: The Country music trio featuring Erica Flynn on vocals, and guitarists Jimi and Alex Detweiler will perform at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Shabby Duo: Singer Lisa Yriarte and guitarist Pete Brown will play a mix of pop, blues, R&B and contemporary hits at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Call 541-245-1133 or dancin.com.
Jeff Kloetzel: Singer, songwriter and guitar player Jeff Kloetzel will play an acoustic mix of pop, folk and soul, along with original songs at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. $15 cover; includes dinner. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.
Rogue Blues Society: The Rogue Blues Society will hold a jam session from 6 to 9 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of each month at Grape Street Bar & Grill, 31 S. Grape St., Medford. A different band will host each jam; Bill Scholar will be the host band on Aug. 17. Admission is free; donations gladly accepted. See grapestreetbarandgrill.com, find Rogue Blues Society on Facebook or call 541-500-8881.
MUSIX: Southern Oregon University’s rock band MUSIX will premiere original works during a free live concert at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, in Lithia Park. The show will feature music composed and performed by SOU music students in the ensemble as well as those pursuing a degree in the new Music Industry & Production Studies program at SOU. Food trucks with refreshments and MUSIX swag will be available for purchase. Concert attendees are welcomed to bring a blanket or folding chairs. The band released their first full length album, “Zombie in My Basement!” on Oct 1; it is available on several media outlets including YouTube, Spotify, Pandora, and Bandcamp. For further details see oca.sou.edu.edu.
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.
Thursday, Oct. 20
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 Oct. 20, learn how to making needle-felted pumpkins. This technique uses wool roving and a felting needle to create a small, soft, fuzzy pumpkin decoration. All supplies will be provided. Pre-registration is recommended, but not required. For further details or to register see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-6980.
Jack-Ash Trail Presentation: Members of the Siskiyou Upland Trails Association will present “The History, Mapping, and Status of the ‘Jack-Ash Trail,’” at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, at the Jacksonville library, 340 W. C St. The “Jack-Ash Trail,” named for the proposed hiking trail between the cities of Jacksonville and Ashland, is the as-yet unfinished vision of a path that connects all of Southern Oregon. The Siskiyou Upland Trails Association members, who are charged with the building and upkeep of the trail, will present the history of how it came into being, the current status, and some of the snags they’ve run into along the way. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-899-1665.
Danielle Kelly Jazz Trio: Singer Danielle Kelly, guitarist Paul Turnipseed and bassist Jeff Addicott will play a mix of jazz styles, soul and oldies at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Gary Margason: Singer-songwriter front man for the band The Hundred, Gary Margason will perform solo acoustic alternative rock originals and covers at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, at The Rogue Grape, 245-B N. Front St., Central Point. See theroguegrape.com or call 541-842-8416.
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.
Neighborhood Naturalist Adventure: Join Southern Oregon University Environmental Education graduate students for a casual stroll to explore the diverse natural history of the streets around the library at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. The group will meet at the library’s front door. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-6980.
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.
Comedy Improv Sessions: The Rogue Valley Improvers, led by Thomas Hartmann who trained with Second City Chicago, will hold free improvisational comedy practice from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursdays at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. This group is neither affiliated or endorsed by JCLS. For further information, email forinfoman44@gmail.com.
Ultraviolet Communication: The psych-rock trio Ultraviolet Communication will perform at 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, at Johnny B’s, 120 E. 6th St., Medford. Must be 21 or older to attend. See jbsmedford.com or call 458-226-2722.
North By North: Chicago garage-rock duo North By North will perform at 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, at Local 31 Pub, 31 Water St., Ashland. Tickets are $10. See local31pub.com or call 541-708-6813.
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