Live Rogue Valley music, wineries, growers markets & more: Nov. 4
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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, Nov. 4, at the VA SORCC, 8495 Crater Lake Highway, White City. Speaker will be Jessica Majano, voluntary service specialist. The 20-30 minute educational presentation will be followed by chapter business at each meeting. The group meets the first Friday of each month, Sept. through May, unless otherwise noted. For more information on chapter activities see craterlakedar.org or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Story Swap and Reminisce Café: Adults, ages 18 and older, can reminisce and share stories during a guided conversation program at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, at the Shady Cove library, 22477 Highway 62. 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 541-878-2270.
Chemistry Presentation: The SOU Chemistry Club will give a free “explosive” live chemistry demonstration, “Fall Into Chemistry,” at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, in Room 151 of the Science Building at Southern Oregon University, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. For further information see inside.sou.edu/stem/friday-science-seminar-series.html
Breath of Bluegrass: Fiddler Linda Powers, bassist John Galloway and guitarist Jeff Judkins will perform bluegrass tunes from Bill Monroe and the Osborne Brothers, to Peter Rowan, Rodney Crowell, Emmylou Harris and more at 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, at Trium Wines Tasting Room, 203 E. Main Street, Talent. See triumwines.com or call 541-625-9100.
Duke Street: Rhythm and soul band Duke Street — Scott Rogers on guitar, Kent Clinkinbeard on drums, John Hauschild on slide guitar and vocals, Gordon Greenley on saxophones and Joe Cohoon on bass and Michael Vannice on keys—will perform at 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
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. Friday, Nov. 4, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Call 541-245-1133 or dancin.com.
Adam Gabriel: Singer and songwriter Adam Gabriel will perform acoustic Southern rock and soul music at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, at Dunbar Farms Rocky Knoll Winery, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See dunbarfarms.com or call 541-414-3363.
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. Friday, Nov. 4, at Anchor Valley Wine Bar, 150 S. Oregon St., Jacksonville. See anchorvalleywine.com or call 541-702-2355.
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 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.
Wildheart Music: Wildheart Music featuring Carla Bauer will perform a mix of light rock and pop songs at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, 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.
Micah McCaw: Rock singer-songwriter Micah McCaw and his five-piece band will hold an album release concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, at the Eaden Ballroom, 244 S.W. K St., Grants Pass. This concert will feature songs off his new third album, “A Beautiful Divorce,” played live for the first time. Musician Trevor Hanks who will open the show. For further information email at email@example.com.
Postmodern Jukebox: New York City creator Scott Bradlee and his band will put their spin on modern pop hits and retro pop stylings at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. Bradlee’s goal is simple: to remake the pop hits of today into the classic sounds of the legends of yesterday. Miley Cyrus became The Platters. Bruno Mars became Frank Sinatra. The Spice Girls became The Andrews Sisters. Guns ’n’ Roses became Bessie Smith — one part celebration of vintage music and culture, one part “Saturday Night Live for singers.” Tickets are $54 and up; VIP packages available. Tickets and information are available at craterian.org, at the box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., or by calling 541-779-3000.
Tutunov Piano Series: The Tutunov Piano Series will present guest violinist Kinga Augustyn in concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, in the Music Recital Hall at Southern Oregon University, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, and simultaneously livestreamed over the Oregon Center for the Arts YouTube Channel. The program will feature Paganini’s “Cantabile,” Kreisler’s “Three Old Viennese Dances,” two sonatas by Johannes Brahms, solo piano selections by Franz Liszt, and Brahms’ “Hungarian Dances,” arranged by Joseph Joachim. Polish-born and New York City-based Augustyn is a versatile virtuoso concert violinist and recording artist. She has performed as a soloist with orchestras in the United States, Europe and Asia. Augustyn has won many international awards, including first prizes at the Alexander & Buono International String Competition (USA), Artist International Presentations (USA), and the J. S. Bach String Competition (Poland). Tickets for the live performance are $25; $20 for seniors and livestream link, and can be purchased online at sou.universitytickets.com, at the OCA Box Office from 3 to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays on the SOU campus, or call 541-552-6348.
Terrapin Flyer: Terrapin Flyer, one of the top touring Grateful Dead bands will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, at the Talent Club, 114 Talent Ave., Talent. The band has performed for the last 20 years with the best musicians in the Dead scene and often with former members of the Grateful Dead and Jerry Garcia Band. Tickets are $25; must be 21 or older to attend. See talentclublive.com for ticket info or call 541-535-2721.
Gem & Mineral Show: The Rogue Gem & Geology Club will hold a Gem and Mineral Show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, at the Josephine County Fairgrounds, 1451 Fairgrounds Road, Grants Pass. The show will feature vendors offering polished slabs, tumbled rocks, crystals, fossils, hand-crafted jewelry, and more. Additionally, look for demonstrations on “how-they-do-what-they-do,” as well as door prizes, a silent auction, kids’ corner, and raffle. For further information see roguegemandgeology.org or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Veterans Appreciation Breakfast: A breakfast to honor of the service of veterans and active military and their spouses will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Rogue River Assembly of God, 270 W. Evans Creek Road, Rogue River. French toast casserole, ham, sausage, eggs, coffee and juice will be served. A guest speaker will open and military memorabilia will be on display; also look for door prizes. Attendees are invited to bring their own memorabilia to share. For further information call 541-582-0563.
Grants Pass Growers Market: Find local seasonal produce, baked goods, beverages and more from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through Nov. 26, at the corner of Fourth and F Streets, Grants Pass. On Saturday, Dec. 3, the market will move to the Commercial Building at Josephine County Fairgrounds, 1451 Fairgrounds Road, Grants Pass. See growersmarket.org.
Lithia Artisans Market: More than 40 artisans display and sell handcrafted items from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Nov. 20, 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.
International Game Day: All ages are invited to celebrate International Games Day from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Play games throughout the library — board games, video games, giant games, trivia, lotería, and more. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-8679.
Ruch Book Sale: Book sales are held from noon to 4 p.m. the first Saturday of each month, at the Book Barn, next to the Ruch library, 7919 Highway 238. Look for new or gently-used books, DVDs and CDs. Proceeds help fund library programs, activities and collections. Masks are required and book donations are welcome. Proceeds benefit the Ruch library’s programs and collections. For further details, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-899-7438.
Lego Day Adventure: Kids ages 3 and older can build with Lego bricks at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Refreshments will be provided. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-535-7090.
Oregon Oldtime Fiddler Association: The music group will hold a family-friendly public jam session and dance from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Roxy Ann Grange, 1850 Spring St., Medford. Acoustic musicians are welcome to sit in and play, and dancing is encouraged. Admission is by voluntary donation. Call 541-779-8145 or see ootfa4.org.
Teen Gamer Day: Teens ages 13 and older can meet to play classic and newly released board games, offbeat table-top games, video games and more from 1 to 4 p.m. the first Saturday 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.
Youth Crafternoon: Kids and teens can create and paint their own emoji design on canvas at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St. Children 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.
The Shabby Guys: Guitarist Pete Brown, bassist Jeff Addicott, drummer Mike Fitch, and Gordon Greenley on sax will play a mix of pop, blues, R&B and contemporary hits at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Matt Spurlock: Guitarist and singer Matt Spurlock will perform classic rock and pop tunes at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at Stone River Winery and Vineyard, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent. Call 541-631-9583.
Clayton Joseph Scott: Singer-songwriter Clayton Joseph Scott will perform a blend of indie rock and pop at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at Walkabout Brewing Co., 921 Mason Way, Medford. See walkaboutbrewing.com or call 541-734-4677.
‘Night of the Living Bards’: Master storyteller and musician Kevin Carr, along with “Iconiclastical Folkster,” David Nigel Lloyd, will present “Night of the Living Bards,” a performance of tall tales, magic, mystery, jokes and provocative songs at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. Tickets are $25. To reserve a ticket email at email@example.com or see cagefreemusician.com/events.
Ghost Bomber: High-energy psychedelic ska, garage, pop and punk band Ghost Bomber will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at the 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.
Teen Writing Lounge: In observance of NaNoWriMo, JCLS invites teen writers to visit the writing lounge for a dedicated space to write from noon to 3:45 p.m. every Sunday through November, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. The writing lounge will feature calming music, brain food, and a collaborative space to work. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-8679.
Rogue Valley Old Timers Car Club: People interested in old car mechanics, restoration, safety and touring in their cars are invited to meet at 1:30 p.m. the first Sunday of every month, at the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Hall, 1130 Hazel St., Central Point. Membership is open to anyone who owns a car or truck 30 years old or older. Call 541-535-7658 or 541-227-3030.
Northwest Bird Club: Owners and those interested in pet birds can meet at 2 p.m. the first Sunday of every month at the Roxy Ann Grange, 1850 Spring St., Medford. See nwbirdclub.org or find Northwest Bird Club on Facebook.
Peter Anastos: Local jazz trumpeter Peter Anastos, along with drummers Theresa McCoy and Jeff Addicott, and pianist John Mazzei, will perform original compositions in modern jazz in celebration of his new album, “Sempiternity,” at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. Admission is $25, $35 for admission and a copy of the new album. CDs will be available for purchase at the event. For further details and advance tickets see angelokoregelos.com. Tickets may also be purchased at the door (cash only).
Grant Ruiz: Flamenco singer and guitarist Grant Ruiz will perform at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. See paschalwinery.com or call 541-535-7957.
Tim Church: Guitarist Tim Church will play a mix of classical, jazz, Spanish and Brazilian instrumentals at 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Monday, Nov. 7
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 will 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: Sara Walker, co-author of “Finding the Unpredictable Good,” will discuss her book and offer signings at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free. A virtual book launch will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, in which Walker will be joined by co-authors Alex Gambeau, Mara Pennell and Pam Rodolph. To join the virtual talk email firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
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.
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. Exhibits at the hands-on museum include farm-to-table play area, ranger station, wildlife rescue tree-house, a replica of Bigfoot, “The Makery,”art projects 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. 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.
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.
Foraging Presentation: Adults can learn about options for foraging in the local area at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, 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.
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.
Medford Library Book Chat: Adults 18 and older can discuss selected books with others in this reading group at 5:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of every month at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave., or via Zoom. On Nov. 8, the book to be discussed will be “Pax,” by Sara Pennypacker. Registration is required. For further details and to register, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-8679. Meeting details will be emailed to you when you register.
Rock Garden Society: The Siskiyou Chapter of the North American Rock Garden Society meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month September through May in Lidgate Hall behind Medford Congregational United Church of Christ, 1801 E. Jackson St., Medford. Kathleen Pyle, website manager and program coordinator for the Siskiyou Chapter, and employee at Shooting Star Nursery, will present, “Eriogonums (Wild Buckwheats) and Other Botanical Gems of Eastern Washington,” sharing slides from her trip to the Eriogonum Society annual meeting in Ellensburg, Wash., featuring sagebrush steppe, camas meadows, basalt canyons and Columbia River areas of the eastern Cascades. She’ll also talk about a rare eriogonum threatened by recent wildfire in the Hanford Reach National Monument, its only known location. Door prizes and refreshments will be provided. For further information, including membership applications, see siskiyousummits.org or call 541-840-0929.
Soweto Gospel Choir: The Soweto Gospel Choir was formed to share the unique and inspirational power of African Gospel music. They will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. The Soweto Gospel Choir was an immediate and unparalleled success as its first album, “Voice of Heaven,” reached the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s World Music Chart in three weeks. Since then the choir has won three Grammys and the prestigious Gospel Music Award for the Best International Choir. Tickets are $42, $45, $48, and $30, $33, $36 for ages 22 and younger. Tickets and information are available at craterian.org, at the box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., or by calling 541-779-3000.
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.
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.
Author Talk: Children’s author Michelle Andersen, creator of “The Owl Who Asks Why,” will discuss the birth of a book at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, at the Shady Cove library, 22477 Highway 62. Andersen will explain step-by-step the process of writing a book. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-878-2270.
Teen Hangout: Teens ages 13 through 19 can face off during a Nintendo Switch video game tournament from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. The top three winners will get a prize. For further details 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, as well as adults, 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.
Kids Indigenous People and Plants Presentation: The local indigenous people of the Rogue Valley have an intimate knowledge of plants, gained over thousands of years. Kids, ages 7 to 11, can learn how native plants were used for food, medicine, and tools from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, at North Mountain Park Nature Center, 620 N Mountain Ave, Ashland. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-6980.
Community Discussion Panel: The Medford library will host an unhoused community information discussion panel from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. The discussion will feature five panelists connected to local government services who will discuss their programs, services, and responses to unhoused community members. Panelists include Library Director Kari May, Library Social Worker Haylie Courtney, Medford Deputy City Manager Kelly Madding, and Medford Police Chief Justin Ivens, and Ashland Police Chief Tighe O’Meara. During this 90-minute presentation, panelists will respond to questions asked by the moderator. The audience is also invited to share written questions with the moderator to pass to the panel as appropriate and time permitting. The goal of this program is to share how local agencies work together to provide services and resources for the unhoused while balancing the needs and concerns of the downtown area. Refreshments will be served. For further information see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-8679.
Southern Oregon Jazz Orchestra: The Southern Oregon Jazz Orchestra — an 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, Nov. 9, at Grape Street Bar & Grill, 31 S. Grape St., Medford. See grapestreetbarandgrill.com or call 541-500-8881.
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.
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.
Community Conversation: Join Rogue Valley Symphony Music Director Martin Majkut in an exploration of upcoming RVS performances at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Learn more about how the Maestro approaches his craft, the featured composers and soloists on the next RVS concert, and how an orchestra comes together to make music for the southern Oregon community. For further details or to register, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-6980.
Story Swap and Reminisce Café: Adults, ages 18 and older, can reminisce and share stories during a guided conversation program at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main 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 541-826-3313.
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.
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 email@example.com.
Pet Adoption: A special SoHumane pet adoption event will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 11-12, at Southern Oregon Humane Society, 2910 Table Rock Road, Medford. Veterans and active service members receive an adoption fee discount on any dog or cat. No appointment is necessary. These are healthy, adoptable pets, and every animal will be up-to-date on routine vaccinations, flea and tick preventative, dewormed, microchipped and spayed/neutered before going home. Adoption fees also include 30 days of pet health insurance, free health exam with a local veterinarian, post adoption information and assistance, and a coupon good for a complimentary Little Caesars Pizza large pizza with up to three toppings. Normal adoption procedures, landlord approvals, and dog meet and greets will apply. Adoptable pets can be viewed at sohumane.org. Call 541-779-3215 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
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, Nov. 11, at Trium Wines Tasting Room, 203 E. Main Street, Talent. See triumwines.com or call 541-625-9100.
JustaDuo: Singer Alois Henderson and multi-instrumentalist and singer Albert Lee will perform easy listening pop and light rock at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, at Applegate Country Club, 15090 Highway 238, Applegate. Find Applegate Country Club on Facebook.com or call 541-846-1666.
Southern Oregon Concert Band: The community band will present a program of patriotic music remember and celebrate the service our veterans have provided to our nation at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, in Stedman Auditorium at Central Medford High School, 815 W. Oakdale Ave. The program will feature “Civil War Suite,” with arrangement by Harold Walters. Music from the era of WWI include “Over There,” by George M. Cohen; “The Golden Star,” by Sousa; a WWI funeral march, “Written in memory of the brave who gave their lives in WWI that liberty shall not perish;” and “American Patrol,” written in 1891 by Frank Meacham. The band will give a salute to veterans with the “Armed Forces Salute,” arranged by Bob Lowden; Carmen Dragon’s arrangement of “America the Beautiful,” and close with Sousa’s “Semper Fidelis.” Admission is free, but donations will be accepted at the door. Email email@example.com for information.
Schumann Quartet: Chamber Music Concerts will present the Schumann Quartet with pianist Jon Nakamatsu in two concerts at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, and at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, in the Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., on the Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland. Friday’s concert will feature Joseph Haydn’s String Quartet in C Major, Op. 54 no. 2; Charles Ives’ String Quartet No. 1; and Robert Schumann’s Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 44. Saturday’s concert includes Ludwig van Beethoven’s String Quartet in C Minor, Op. 18 no. 4; Fritz Kreisler’s String Quartet in A Minor; and Schumann’s Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 44. Tickets are $36-$45, $5 for students and Oregon Trail Card holders. Tickets and further details are available online at chambermusicconcerts.org or by calling 541-552-6154.