Live Rogue Valley music, train show, wineries & more: Nov. 25
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Friday, Nov. 25
Ice Skating: The Ashland Rotary Centennial Ice Rink, located at 95 Winburn Way, across from the Lithia Park playground in Ashland, is open for skating through February 2023. Admission is $5, $4 for ages 6-13, and free for ages 5 and younger. Skate rentals are available for $3. Concessions will be closed. Call 541-552-2258 or see ashland.or.us/icerink for schedule and admission information. All changes in participation requirements, scheduling, skating lessons and programs will be posted to the website.
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.
Slopes & Trails: Slopes & Trails will host a free meet-and-greet at 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25, at Anchor Valley Wine Bar and Tasting Room, 150 S. Oregon St., Suite A, Jacksonville. The nonprofit organization provides social and recreational activities. See slopes.org.
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. Friday, Nov. 25, at Trium Wines Tasting Room, 203 E. Main Street, Talent. See triumwines.com or call 541-625-9100.
Tye Austin: Classical guitarist and composer Tye Austin will perform traditional Mexican and Spanish music from 5 to 8 p.m. every Friday through Sunday, through Dec., at Miguel’s Family Mexican Restaurant, 21679 Highway 62, Shady Cove. Call 541-878-9435.
Kelly & Ross: Ann Kelly and Mark Ross will perform at 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541499-0449.
Jones: Joshua and Shelley Kristen Jones will perform covers of popular classic rock, R&B, pop, jazz standards, and originals at 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Connor Reese: Singer-songwriter Connor Reese will perform a blend of witty originals and quirky reimaginings of classic tunes at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25, at Dunbar Farms Rocky Knoll Winery, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See dunbarfarms.com or call 541-414-3363.
Rock Candy: The rock band — Tina Bradley on vocals, Robert Westphall on bass/vocals, AJ Monaco on guitar/vocals, and Ed Mesa on drums — will perform at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.
Adam Gabriel: Singer and songwriter Adam Gabriel will perform acoustic Southern rock and soul music at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25, at Bloomsbury Blends, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. See bloomsburyblends.com or call 541-708-0608.
Matt Spurlock: Guitarist and singer Matt Spurlock will perform classic rock and pop tunes at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25, at the 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.
Saturday, Nov. 26
Railroad Show: Explore railroad history and hobby model trains at the 43rd annual Rogue Valley Railroad Show, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 27, in Seven Feathers Event Center at the Expo, 1 Penniger Road, Central Point. More than two dozen exhibits will display model trains, toy trains, local railroad history and more. Look for model train vendors, a swap meet, raffles and more. Admission is $5, $1 for ages 6 through 12, free for ages 5 and younger. Proceeds benefit the programs at Medford Railroad Park. Email email@example.com or see @roguevalleyrailroadshowmedfordpark on Facebook.
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 Commercial Building at Josephine County Fairgrounds, 1451 Fairgrounds Road, Grants Pass. On Saturday, See growersmarket.org.
Project FeederWatch: Volunteers can help experts count birds that visit feeders at North Mountain Park at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, at 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Results will be submitted to Cornell University’s FeederWatch program. Admission is free and preregistration is not required. For further information see ashlandparksandrec.org, email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 541-488-5340.
Lithia Artisans Market: More than 40 artisans display and sell handcrafted items from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Dec. 11, weather permitting, 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.
Teen Movie Matinée: Teens can watch a movie followed by casual chat about the film from 1 to 3 p.m. the last Saturday of every month, in the Teen Department of the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. On Nov. 26, the movie will be “Ready Player One,” rated PG-13. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-8679.
David Cahalan: Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist David Cahalan will perform at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, at Augustino Estate at The Big Red Barn, 16995 N. Applegate Road, Grants Pass. See augustinoestate.com or call 541-846-1881.
Bim Jeam and the Sadness: Hear country, folk and blues acoustic music you can groove to when Bim Jeam and the Sadness performs at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, at Stone River Winery and Vineyard, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent. Call 541-631-9583.
Starvation Heights: The adult contemporary and pop quartet Starvation Heights — Rick Edwards, Robin MacDonald, Michael MacDonald, and Jim Paulson — will perform at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541499-0449.
Stardust Trio: Singer Diane Strong, guitarist Tim Church, bassist Dave Miller and special guest Paul Schmeling on sax, will play a mix of jazz standards and pop tunes at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Sunday, Nov. 27
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.
Tabletop Gamer Day: Teens and adults can meet to play classic and newly released board games, as well as brand-new offbeat table-top games, from 1 to 3 p.m. the last Sunday of each month, 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.
Clayton Joseph Scott: Singer-songwriter Clayton Joseph Scott will perform a blend of indie rock and pop at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 27, at Hummingbird Estate Winery, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See hummingbirdestate.com or call 541-930-2650.
Dayton Mason: Gypsy jazz singer, songwriter and guitarist Dayton Mason will perform at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 27, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. See paschalwinery.com or call 541-535-7957.
Dennis Konecny: Singer and guitarist Dennis Konecny will perform a mix of ‘50s rockabilly, country and ‘90s standards at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 27, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541499-0449.
Fellman & Ruiz: Classical and flamenco guitarist Grant Ruiz and jazz guitarist Dan Fellman will join forces to perform at 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 27, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Monday, Nov. 28
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.
Grown-Up Game Day: Adults can meet to play chess, cribbage, Scrabble and other games from 1 to 4 p.m. the last Monday of every month 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.
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.
Tuesday, Nov. 29
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.
Punkadelic: Band Punkadelic will perform a blend of Ska, funk, hardcore punk and jazz —intertwining a range of influences from Zappa-esque eccentricity to Fishbone punk funk, D.C. Go-Go to Milt Jackson-influenced vibraphone — at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, at the Talent Club, 114 Talent Ave., Talent. Tickets are $20; must be 21 or older to attend. See talentclublive.com for ticket info or call 541-535-2721..
Wednesday, Nov. 30
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. The museum will be closed Christmas Day, Dec. 25. 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.
After-School Activities: School-age children are invited to join in an after-school activity from 2 to 3:30 p.m. every Wednesday 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. No program Dec. 21, 28. 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.
Jared Gutridge: Acoustic guitarist Jared Gutridge will perform a blend of indie rock and pop originals and covers at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Aaron Reed: Aaron Reed, member of the duo Brothers Reed, will perform original acoustic pop, blues, bluegrass and folk at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. $15 cover; includes dinner. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.
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, Dec. 1
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.
Music in the Library: Musica Matrix will perform live Renaissance and Medieval music from 1 to 2:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. For further details see jcls.libcal.com or call 541-826-3313.
Actual Wolf: Singer-songwriter and guitarist Actual Wolf (aka Eric Pollard), will perform a mix of Americana, rock and folk at 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
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.
Stamp Club: The Southern Oregon Philatelic Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. the first Thursday of every month in the Fellowship Hall at First United Methodist Church, 607 W. Main St., Medford. Refreshments will be provided. All all ages welcome. For further information email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 541-770-1689.
Zookraught: Seattle-based psychedelic 4-piece rock band Zookraught will perform at 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, at Local 31 Pub, 31 Water St., Ashland. Tickets are $5. See local31pub.com or call 541-708-6813.
Friday, Dec. 2
Music History Presentation: James Pagliasotti, first rock ‘n’ roll columnist for the Denver Post, where he covered music and counterculture from 1968 to 1974, will present “Growing Up When the Music Mattered,” from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, at the Shady Cove library, 22477 Highway 62. The classic era of rock ‘n’ roll music was a time of incredible creativity in the arts and in artful ways of living. It was also a tumultuous time, when struggles over civil rights, the Vietnam War, political assassinations, and gender equity sometimes made it seem the world was coming apart. Pagliasotti, who covered counterculture and music with press credentials and a backstage pass, will discuss this era in music and how it developed its own culture. For further details or to register, see jcls.libcal.com or call 541-878-2270.
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, Dec. 2, 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, Dec. 2, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Call 541-245-1133 or dancin.com.
Aaron Reed: Aaron Reed, member of the duo Brothers Reed, will perform original acoustic pop, blues, bluegrass and folk at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, at Dunbar Farms Rocky Knoll Winery, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See dunbarfarms.com or call 541-414-3363.
The Roadsters: Guitarists James Fletcher and Joe Carnes, bassist Billy Boy Santos, percussionists Annette Marie Fortino and Jerry Horton, and keyboardist Elena Shpatenko-Fletcher will play a mix of country, oldies, classic rock and pop at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.
Kolby Stancil: Acoustic musician Kolby Stancil will perform an eclectic mix of rock and reggae cover songs and originals at 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, at Local 31 Pub, 31 Water St., Ashland. Tickets are $5. See local31pub.com or call 541-708-6813.