Festival Noons: Noon to 1 p.m. at Oregon Shakespeare Festival Carpenter Hall, 15 S. Pioneer St. Professor Michael Warren of the University of California, Santa Cruz, will present a lecture, "Late Shakespeare: 'The Tempest.' " Admission costs $12, $10 for OSF members, and $8 for ages 6 to 17. Tickets are available at the box office. Call 541-482-4331 or see www.osfashland.org.
Art Workshop and GMO Presentation: 2 to 4 p.m. at Ashland Art Center, 357 E. Main St. Local artist and activist Catie Faryl will present "Don't Shop with the G-Nome: How and Why I Avoid GMOs." The event will include an hour-long lesson on botanical drawing and painting, a display of Faryl's work, and a dialogue on genetically engineered seeds and foods. The event is free. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Scrabble: Noon to 3 p.m. at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Play for free. Call 541-535-4163 or see www.jcls.org.
OSF Green Show: 6:45 p.m. on the bricks at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, 15 S. Pioneer St. Tames Alan, an actress, historian and fashion history teacher, will present "Shakespeare's Time — Upper Class" in costume. The festival offers free presentations and performances from local, national and international artists Tuesdays through Saturdays through Oct. 12. Call 541-482-4331 or see www.osfashland.org.