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Northwest Nature Shop will host outdoor movies from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at the shop, 154 Oak St., Ashland. Two short films, “Searching for the Gold Spot: The Wild after Wildfire” and “Last Stand: The Vanishing Caribou Rainforest,” each featuring the Pacific Northwest, will be shown. Empanadas will be available for purchase from the CABA food truck. The films begin at 8 p.m. Admission is free. See northwest natureshop/events or call 541-482-3241.

Activities: Friday, Sept. 14

Northwest Nature Shop will host outdoor movies from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at the shop, 154 Oak St., Ashland. Two short films, “Searching for the Gold Spot: The Wild after Wildfire” and “Last Stand: The Vanishing Caribou Rainforest,” each featuring the Pacific Northwest, will be shown. Empanadas will be available for purchase from the CABA food truck. The films begin at 8 p.m. Admission is free. See northwest natureshop/events or call 541-482-3241.

Pet Adoption: The South Coast Humane Society will host a National PetSmart Adoption Weekend from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14 through Sunday, Sept. 16, at PetSmart, 3279 Crater Lake Hwy, Medford. Nine shelters and rescue organizations will be present with a variety of adoptable animals. On Saturday, Sept. 15, from 1 to 4 pm Sharon from Rescue Ranch will offer free nail trims for rabbits and a bounce house will be available for children. See petsmartcharities.org

Preschool Puppet Theatre: See what Brenda Bear and friends are up to at 10:30 a.m. the second Friday of each month at North Mountain Park Nature Center, 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Admission is $6. A short environmental lesson will be followed by the puppet show and playtime. A snack and craft or activity will follow. No late seating is allowed.

Jacksonville Carvers: The club meets from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays for carving and coffee at The Woodcarving Place, 255 E. D St., Jacksonville. Admission is free. Call 541-899-5571.

Book Nook Sale: A book sale is held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each Friday at the Shady Cove library, 22477 Highway 62. Look for new or gently used books, DVDs and CDs. Proceeds help fund programs, activities and library collections. Call 541-878-2270 or see jcls.org.

Color Happy Fridays: Coloring sessions for adults will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Fridays at the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. Coloring supplies will be provided. Call 541-664-3228 or see jcls.org.

Southern Oregon BrewFest: The 2018 Southern Oregon BrewFest happens Friday through Sunday, Sept. 14-16, at The Expo, 1 Peninger Road, Central Point. Formerly part of the Harvest Festival, the BrewFest is several events rolled into one action-packed weekend of food, beverages and live music. Look for more than 60 taps dispensing a wide selection of microbrews from across the Pacific Northwest, along with the Battle of the Bones barbecue competition, a pie-eating contest, stock dog trials, a music festival and more. Country music superstar Toby Keith kick off the festivities with a concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14. Regional music acts will be presented throughout the weekend. Hours are 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, with a Growler Hour at 5 p.m. Sunday. See sobrewfest.com for tickets and details.

Square Dance: Rogue Squares host advanced square dancing at 6:30 p.m., pre-rounds at 7:30 p.m. and mainstream dancing with plus tips at 8 p.m. the second Friday of each month at the Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, 3377 Table Rock Road, Medford. Admission is $6. Bring finger food. Call 541-660-8020.

Ashland International Folk Dancers: The group meets Fridays at the Ashland Community Center, 59 Winburn Way, to perform dances from Eastern and Western Europe, Greece, Scandinavia, Israel, Turkey and the Middle East. Instruction begins at 7:30 p.m., and dancing goes from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. No partners necessary. Admission is $5. Call 541-535-6397 or 541-482-8249.

Saturday, Sept. 15

Breakfast: Biscuits and gravy, omelets, scrambled eggs, ham, sausage, potatoes, pancakes, fruit, juice and coffee are served from 7:30 to 10 a.m. the third Saturday of each month at the Medford Masonic Center, 975 N. Phoenix Road, Medford. The breakfast costs $7 or $5 for students with valid identification.

Rogue Valley A’s: Model A enthusiasts meet at 9:30 a.m. the third Saturday of each month at the Royal Mobile Estates Clubhouse, 1055 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville. You don’t have to own a Model A to attend. See roguevalleyas.org.

Rogue Modern Quilters Guild: The quilting group meets from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. the third Saturday of each month for sewing, demonstrations and show-and-tell projects at Talent Town Hall, 206 E. Main St. A business meeting begins at 1 p.m. All levels of experience are welcome. Annual dues are $25. The first visit is free. Call 541-512-1442 or see roguemodernquilters.com.

Motorcycle Ride: The United State Veterans Motorcycle club will host its Ride for Veteran Suicide Awareness onSaturday, Sept. 15. Riders can meet t Triple Tree Restaurant and Bar, 4999 Highway 234, Central Point. Registration is from 10 a.m. to noon and is $15 per rider and $5 per passenger. The ride begins at 12:15 p.m. and heads to VFW Post 4116, 410 E. Main St., Rogue River, with an after party at the post. Look for food by Sweet Tea Express, live music by rock and funk band Brass Alibi, a silent auction and raffles. Meal tickets are $5 at registration or $8 at the after party. Call 605-553-0084.

Siskiyou Lacemakers Guild: Anyone interested in lace-making; bobbin, tatting, knitting, crochet, or needle are welcome to meet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m the third Saturday of each month, except for December and June, at Uniquely Yours, 3921 Highland Ave., Grants Pass. Email at dhami1000@aol.com or call 541-659-3096.

Lithia Artisans Market: Dozens of artisans display handcrafted items from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 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.

Central Point Artisan Market: Food and handcrafted items are available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays through Sept. 29 at 419 Front St., along the Artisan Corridor near Rogue Creamery, in Central Point. Call 541-664-5301 or see centralpointchamber.org.

Writing Presentation: Kate Ristau will present “Building a Writing Life” from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 15, at Central Point City Hall Council Chambers, 140 S. Third St. Ristau will discuss her experience as an author, offer tools from her own toolbox for blasting through writer’s block and more. Admission is free. See willamettewriters.org/southernoregon.

Ice Cream Social: Siskiyou Velo Bike club will hold an ice cream social to celebrate bicycling from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at Colver Park, 4042 Colver Road, Phoenix.

Meet the Author: Meet regional authors from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. the third Saturday of each month at the Bookmark Bookstore, 7561 Crater Lake Highway, White City. Authors will be on hand ask questions about writing and publishing. Admission is free, and refreshments will be provided. Call 541-227-4877.

Historic Walking Tours: Hear about everything from old saloons to unsuccessful efforts to stop hogs and other livestock from roaming downtown markets and eating the produce when Ben Truwe leads free historic walking tours of downtown Medford from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. the third Saturday of every month. The tours start at the Southern Oregon Historical Society’s History Center, 106 N. Central Ave. To reserve a tour, call 541-773-8369.

Victorian Days Tours: Costumed docents will lead tours from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. the third Saturday of each month through October at the 1873 Cornelius Beekman House, 470 E. California St., Jacksonville. Tours are $5, $3 for seniors and students. On Saturday Sept. 15, learn about Victorian era fashions. Costumed docents will present the evolution of 19th century fashion form the 1830s to the 1890s. Call 541-245-3650 or see historicjacksonville.org.

Family Game Day: Play a variety of tabletop and video games from noon to 3:30 p.m. the third Saturday of every month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. See jcls.org or call 541-774-6994.

Bilingual Story Time: A combined English and Spanish story time is held at noon Saturdays at the White City library, 3143 Avenue C. Call 541-864-8880 or see jcls.org.

Woodcarvers Club: Woodcarvers offer instruction for carvers of all ages from noon to 3 p.m. Saturdays at the Central Point Senior Center, 123 N. Second St., Central Point. Admission is $5. Call 541-944-4535 or see centralpointwoodcarvers.com.

Scrabble Club: Play Scrabble for free from noon to 3 p.m. Saturdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Call 541-535-4163 or see jcls.org.

Movie Matinee: Family-friendly films are shown from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays at the White City library, 3143 Avenue C. Free popcorn is served. Call 541-664-3228 or see jcls.org.

Wii Teens: Kids 11 and older can play a Wii video games from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays at the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. Call 541-664-3228 or see jcls.org.

Library Tour: The Southern Oregon Historical Society will offer free tours of it research archive library from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturdays at the library, 106 N. Central Ave., Medford. The collection includes the original 1883 Medford town plan, the Pinto Colvig (Bozo the Clown) papers, and the Peter Britt collection of 5000 glass plate negatives and prints, along with thousands of original newspapers, maps and photographs. Following the tour, you’re invited to stay and ask questions, conduct research, or ask library volunteers to retrieve particular documents, photos or files. Regular library hours are noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Call 541-773-6536.

Eagle Point Museum: Join in the festivities as the Eagle Point Museum celebrates its 40th anniversary from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at the museum, 202 N. Royal Ave., Eagle Point. Check out the exhibits and hear live music preformed by Mostly Country. Admission is free and refreshments will be served. Call 541-826-4212.

Contra Dance: Dances are held the third Saturday of each month at the Grove, 1195 E. Main St., Ashland. Beginners instruction begins at 7 p.m. and dancing is from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. On Saturday, Sept. 15, calling is by Kelsey Hartman with live music by The Cornerboys. No perfumes or scented oils, and clean bodies and clothes are encouraged. Admission is $10, $6 for students. Call 541-482-7751 or email at info@socontra.org.

Sunday, Sept. 16

Dog Walk and Fair: Friends of the Animal Shelter will host its fourth annual Paws for a Cause dog walk and fair Sunday, Sept. 16, at Nature’s Pet Market, 969 Medford Center Drive, Medford. There will be 1- and 2-mile walks through Hawthorne Park and downtown Medford; registration for walks begins at 9 a.m., walks start at 10 a.m. Also look for costume contests, agility demonstrations, dog games, food and more. Entry fee is $30 per dog and includes a T-shirt and registration bag. See fotas.org /events/annual-events.

Jacksonville Farmers Market: The market is open from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 15 at the Historic Jacksonville Courthouse, 206 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville. More than 70 booths will offer local produce, fresh baked goods, naturally raised beef, local seafood, beverages, treats, prepared foods, arts and crafts. Live music begins at 11:30 a.m. Pets are allowed. See jville.market.

Ice Skating Exhibition: The Southern Oregon Figure Skating club will host the 17th annual Exhibition of Stars at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, at the RRRink, 1349 Center Drive, Medford. Admission is $7. See therrrink.com or call 541-770-1177.

Rogue Valley Rose Society: The Rogue Valley Rose Society will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, at Our Lady of the River Catholic Church, 3625 N. River Road, Rogue River. Society members Ingrid Wapelhorst and Mike Zerwer will present “The ‘Not So Secret’ Secrets of Flower Arranging.” Learn tips and techniques for creating rose arrangements. Admission is free. Call 951-813-1940 or 541-680-6363.

Monday, Sept. 17

Library Story Time: Story times for babies, toddlers and children are available Mondays through Fridays at branches of Jackson County libraries. See jcls.org.

Center for the Visual Arts: New summer exhibits by student artists will be displayed through Sept. 21 in the Art and Marion Ady buildings, corner of Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Street, at Southern Oregon University in Ashland. Look for Andrew Youngblood’s “Entering the Infinite” in the Retzlaff Gallery; Taylor Sayles’s “Seasons” in the Thorndike Gallery; Jessica Lee Findleton’s “Lacy River Botanicals” in the Meyer Memorial Gallery, Paige Gerhard’s “Pour, Puddle, Smear, Crinkle” in the Boise-Cascade Gallery, Ben Gradel’s “Sanitary Flow” in the Art Department Chairs Gallery and Sam Schuh’s “Tree Friend” in the CVA Courtyard Gallery. Hours are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Call 541-621-6605.

Color Mondays: Coloring sessions for adults will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Coloring supplies will be provided. Call 541-744-6996 or see jcls.org.

Stitchers of All Kinds: Bring needle-craft supplies and participate in embroidery, needlepoint, cross-stitch, quilting, knitting, crocheting and more at 10 a.m. Mondays at the Rogue River library, 412 E. Main St. Call 541-864-8850 or see jcls.org.

Kid Time!: Kids in elementary school and younger can explore interactive exhibits and learn about the history of Oregon, construction and engineering, water systems and more at Kid Time! 106 N. Central Ave., Medford. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission is $6 for adults, $10 for kids. Call 541-772-9922 or see kid-time.org.

Line Dancing for Seniors: Line dancing for ages 60 and older is held at 1 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave. Advanced line dancing is from 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Thursdays at the center. Admission is $2. Call 541-488-5342.

Movie Classics: Classic films will be shown at 1 p.m. Mondays at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St. Call 541-664-3228 or see jcls.org.

Children’s Chess Club: Kids 5 and older can play chess from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 541-774-6995 or see jcls.org.

Pub Trivia: Family-friendly games of trivia are available from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays at 4 Daughters Irish Pub, 126 W. Main St., Medford. Participation is free, and there are prizes for winning teams. Call 541-779-4455.

Clog Dances: Dance with the Misty Mountain Cloggers at 7 p.m. Mondays at the Southern Oregon Performing Arts Center, 930 Summit Ave., Medford. Instruction is available. Admission is $8. Call 541-772-1431.

Astrology in Ashland: Local astrologers Julia Bondi, Doug Kellogg and Mary Plumb will discuss the outlook for the upcoming years at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17, at Hidden Springs Wellness Center, 1651 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Admission is $7. Call 541-482-8988 or see astrologyinashland.org.

The Ashland Country Dancers: English and Scottish country dancing will be held from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays in the Dance Space, 280 E. Hersey St., No. 10, Ashland. These community dance forms inspired square and contra dances. Instruction is available and no partner is necessary. Admission is $4.

Tuesday, Sept. 18

Rogue Valley Growers & Crafters Market: Fresh and organic produce, crafts and food trucks are available from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Ashland National Guard Armory, 1420 E. Main St., Ashland. See rvgrowersmarket.com.

ScienceWorks Hands-on Museum: A variety of interactive science exhibits are available at ScienceWorks Hands-on Museum, 1500 E. Main St., Ashland. Find upcoming events, shows and activities at scienceworksmuseum.org. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Admission is $12, $10 for ages 2 through 12 and 65 and older. Admission is $3 the first Sunday of every month. See scienceworksmuseum.org or call 541-482-6767.

Alice in Wonderland Preschool Storytime: Preschool age children can enjoy an Alice in Wonderland-themed storytime and craft at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Call 541-774-8689 or see jcls.org.

Coloring and Cookies: Coloring is available from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. Coloring supplies and refreshments are provided. Call 541-826-3313 or see jcls.org.

Medford Cribbage Tournament: Compete at 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Mountain Mike’s Pizza, 2640 E. Barnett Road, Medford. Admission is $4.50. Call 541-773-2898.

Ballroom Dancing: Keyboard and horn player Dave Flick plays live music for ballroom dancing at 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, 3377 Table Rock Road, Medford. First-time visitors can dance for free, otherwise it’s $5. No partners are required. Call 541-664-3176.

Children’s Movies: Free kids’ films are shown at 2:45 p.m. Tuesdays at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Free snacks are available. Call 541-535-7090 or see jcls.org.

Tuesday Afternoon Knitters: Crocheters, knitters and tatters of all skill levels can gather, share ideas and create new pieces from 3:30 to 5 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Call 541-326-2035 or find Tuesday Afternoon Knitters on Facebook.

Lego Time: Ages 5 through 12 can build with Legos from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. Call 541-664-3228 or see jcls.org.

Victorian Etiquette Presentation: Carolyn Kingsnorth of Historic Jacksonville will share the intricacies of calling cards, fan flirting, flower language, poise, and other ways to “mind your manners” in the late 1800s during her lecture at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Call 541-774-8689 or see jcls.org.

Cribbage Club: The American Cribbage Club hosts players at 6 p.m. Tuesdays at the Table Rock Mobile Home Park Events Center, 2385 Table Rock Road, Medford. Admission is $7. Call 541-973-2508.

Sweet Adelines: The Southern Oregon Sound Chapter of Sweet Adelines International, an a cappella chorus for women, offers instruction on vocal technique, musical accuracy and showmanship. Rehearsals are from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at Eastwood Baptist Church, 675 N. Keene Way Drive, Medford. The group, under the direction of Martha Segura, performs locally and in an annual regional competition. Call 541-595-8247 or see southernoregonsoundchorus.com.

Trivia Night: Tuesday Night Team Trivia is held at 7 p.m. at Louie’s Restaurant, 41 N. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free, and winning teams will receive prizes. Call 541-482-9701.

Wednesday, Sept. 19

Jacksonville Museum Quilters: The group meets at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays at First Presbyterian Church, 425 Middle St., Jacksonville. Call 541-941-2463.

Hands-All-Around Quilters: Work on individual projects or sew quilts for charity from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays at Wesley Hall at First United Methodist Church, 175 N. Main St., Ashland. Call 541-482-4692.

Lithia Park Nature Walks: Naturalists lead free, 90-minute walks through Lithia Park at 10 a.m. Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays through Sept. 30. Learn about the plants, trees, animals, water, geology and history of the park. Meet at the park entrance on Winburn Way across from the downtown Ashland Plaza. No registration required. Call 541-488-5340.

Lecture: Camille Korsmo will present “The History of the Teapot” at noon Wednesday, Sept. 19, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Learn about the origins of tea drinking, tea culture, and teapot design. Call 541-774-8689 or see jcls.org.

Origami: Children can practice the art of Japanese paper folding, or origami, at 2 p.m. Wednesdays at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. Materials and instruction are provided. See jcls.org or call 541-826-3313.

Afternoon Movies: Free films are shown at 2 p.m. Wednesdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Free refreshments are available. Call 541-535-4163 or see jcls.org.

Yarnia: A knitting and crochet group for all ages meets at 2 p.m. Wednesdays at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. Materials and instruction are provided or you can bring your own supplies. See jcls.org or call 541-826-3313.

Ballet Barre: Dance with the Medford Civic Ballet at 6 p.m. Wednesdays at the Dance Arts Center, 9 Hawthorne St., Medford. Instruction is available. Admission is $8. Call 541-772-1362.

Trivia Night: Howiee’s on Front hosts trivia games from 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays at 16 N. Front St., Medford. Call 541-773-5767.

Thursday, Sept. 20

Medford Growers Market: Fresh and organic produce, crafts and food carts are available from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursdays in Hawthorne Park, corner of East Jackson and Hawthorne streets, Medford. See rvgrowersmarket.com.

Line Dancing: Jeannette Bournival leads line dancing Thursdays at the Medford Senior Center, 510 E. Main St. Beginners are at 1 p.m. and intermediate dancers are at 1:30 p.m. Admission is $3. No partners necessary. Call 541-857-6819 or see jbournival.wordpress.com.

Spanish Conversation: English speakers learning Spanish can attend free conversationals from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursdays at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. See jcls.org or call 541-744-6996.

Cribbage: Cribbage games start at 6 p.m. Thursdays at Twin Creeks Retirement Community, 888 Twin Creeks Crossing, Central Point. Entry is $5. Call 541-664-2611.

Peace Choir: Those who wish to sing for peace, social justice and the environment may join the Rogue Valley Peace Choir at 6:15 pm Thursdays at First United Methodist Church, 175 N. Main St., Ashland. New members can attend rehearsals during the month of September at no charge. No auditions are required. See roguevalleypeacechoir.org or call 541-840-7881.

Movie Night in the Alley: Northwest Nature Shop will host outdoor movies from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at the shop, 154 Oak St., Ashland. Two short films, “Searching for the Gold Spot: The Wild after Wildfire” and “Last Stand: The Vanishing Caribou Rainforest,” each featuring the Pacific Northwest, will be shown. Empanadas will be available for purchase from the CABA food truck. The films begin at 8 p.m. Admission is free. See northwest natureshop/events or call 541-482-3241.

Comedy Improv Sessions: Mighty Medford Improv-ers host free improvisational comedy sessions from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays through December at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. The sessions are led by Thomas Hartmann, new to the Rogue Valley from Chicago where he trained with Meteor Shower and Second City. All levels of experience are welcome. Email forinfoman44@gmail.com for information.

Men’s Barbershop Singing: Men interested in singing four-part harmonies can meet with the Rogue Valley Harmonizers Chapter of the Barbershop Society from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays at First Presbyterian Church, 85 S. Holly St., Medford. See rvhsings.com or call 541-840-2055.

Author Talk: Kelli Jaecks will discuss her book “Martinis and Menopause: Strategies, Science and Sips that Empower Women to Beat the Hormone Groan” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.

Dart Tournament: Dart matches for skilled and novice players start at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at The Black Sheep Pub, 51 N. Main St., Ashland. Entry is $5, and the pub will match the pot up to $50. Call 541-482-6414.

Trivia Night: Smithfields Pub & Pies hosts free trivia games from 8 to 10 p.m. Thursdays at 23 S. Second St., Ashland. Call 541-482-7437.

Game Knights: No matter what kind of “knight” you are, there is a board game to play at 8 p.m. Thursdays at The Black Sheep Pub, 51 N. Main St., Ashland. All ages welcome until 11 p.m. Call 541-482-6414.

Friday, Sept. 21

Jacksonville Carvers: The club meets from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays for carving and coffee at The Woodcarving Place, 255 E. D St., Jacksonville. Admission is free. Call 541-899-5571.

Book Nook Sale: A book sale is held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each Friday at the Shady Cove library, 22477 Highway 62. Look for new or gently used books, DVDs and CDs. Proceeds help fund programs, activities and library collections. Call 541-878-2270 or see jcls.org.

Color Happy Fridays: Coloring sessions for adults will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Fridays at the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. Coloring supplies will be provided. Call 541-664-3228 or see jcls.org.

Book Sale: Book sales are held from 1 to 4 p.m. the third Friday of each month at the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. Look for new or gently-used books, DVDs and CDs. Prices are by donation. Call 541-664-3228 or see jcls.org.

Art Reception: Rogue Gallery and Art Center will host a reception for artist Judith Ommen from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, at Rogue Gallery and Art Center, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford. Ommen’s exhibit of collage, encaustic, oriental brush and printmaking, titled “A Liberating Spirit,” will be displayed through Sept. 28. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and 5 to 8 p.m. the third Friday of every month. Call 541-772-8118 or see roguegallery.org.

Southern Oregon Social Singles: Southern Oregon Social Singles, a social group for single, divorced, widowed, separated or never married singles ages 50-70, will host a meet-and-greet from 6 to 8 p.m. the third Friday of every month in the sports lounge at Lava Lanes, 2980 Crater Lake Highway, Medford. Admission is free. See meetup.com/southern-oregon-singles.

Haunted History Tour: Costumed docents lead hour-long tours at 7 and 7:30 p.m. the first and the third Fridays of each month through September in downtown Jacksonville. The 7 p.m. courthouse tour features brothels, epidemics and hangings. The 7:30 p.m. Britt Hill tour shares tales of arson, saloons and Oregon’s first Chinatown. Tours are $5. Call 541-245-3650 for reservations. See historicjacksonville.org for information.

Ashland International Folk Dancers: The group meets Fridays at the Ashland Community Center, 59 Winburn Way, to perform dances from Eastern and Western Europe, Greece, Scandinavia, Israel, Turkey and the Middle East. Instruction begins at 7:30 p.m., and dancing goes from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. No partners necessary. Admission is $5. Call 541-535-6397 or 541-482-8249.

Saturday, Sept. 22

Lithia Artisans Market: Dozens of artisans display handcrafted items from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 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.

Central Point Artisan Market: Food and handcrafted items are available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays through Sept. 29 at 419 Front St., along the Artisan Corridor near Rogue Creamery, in Central Point. Call 541-664-5301 or see centralpointchamber.org.

How-To Fest: Learn a variety of new skills from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at a How-To Fest at the Applegate library, 18485 N. Applegate Road, and from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Ruch library, 7919 Highway 238. Learn how to make miniatures, knit, paint, take care of horses, drive a scoop loader, look up your ancestors, make cheese and sourdough bread, and more. See jcls.org or call 541-846-7346.

Catstravaganza: Adoption fees for all adult cats will be waived from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 22-23, at Southern Oregon Humane Society, 2910 Table Rock Road, Medford. All adult cats will be fully vaccinated and spayed or neutered and microchipped. Criteria for qualified adopters will remain the same. To preview animals available for adoption, see sohumane.org. Call 541-774-3215.

Bilingual Story Time: A combined English and Spanish story time is at noon Saturdays at the White City library, 3143 Avenue C. Call 541-864-8880 or see jcls.org.

Woodcarvers Club: Woodcarvers offer instruction for carvers of all ages from noon to 3 p.m. Saturdays at the Central Point Senior Center, 123 N. Second St., Central Point. Admission is $5. Call 541-944-4535 or see centralpointwoodcarvers.com.

Scrabble Club: Play Scrabble for free from noon to 3 p.m. Saturdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Call 541-535-4163 or see jcls.org.

Movie Matinee: Family-friendly films are shown from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays at the White City library, 3143 Avenue C. Free popcorn is served. Call 541-664-3228 or see jcls.org.

Mad Hatter Tea Party: Teens are invited to celebrate the new school year with tea, snacks, and a chat from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Call 541-774-8689 or see jcls.org.

Wii Teens: Kids 11 and older can play a Wii video games from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays at the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. Call 541-664-3228 or see jcls.org.

Library Tour: The Southern Oregon Historical Society will offer free tours of it research archive library from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturdays at the library, 106 N. Central Ave., Medford. The collection includes the original 1883 Medford town plan, the Pinto Colvig (Bozo the Clown) papers, and the Peter Britt collection of 5000 glass plate negatives and prints, along with thousands of original newspapers, maps and photographs. Following the tour, you’re invited to stay and ask questions, conduct research, or ask library volunteers to retrieve particular documents, photos or files. Regular library hours are noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Call 541-773-6536.

Star Promenaders: The club hosts A-1 and A-2 dancing from 6 to 7:30 p.m. the second and fourth Saturday of every month at the Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, 3377 Table Rock Road, Medford. Pre-rounds are from 7:30 to 8 p.m. and plus dancing is from 8 to 10:30 p.m. Square-dance attire is appreciated. Bring finger food to share. Suggested donation is $4. Call 541-855-7884.

Sunday, Sept. 23

Jacksonville Farmers Market: The market is open from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 15 at the Historic Jacksonville Courthouse, 206 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville. More than 70 vendors offer local produce, fresh-baked goods, naturally raised beef, local seafood, beverages, treats, prepared foods, arts and crafts. Live music begins at 11:30 a.m. Pets are allowed. See jville.market.

Medford Railroad Park: The park, at Table Rock Road and Berrydale Avenue in Medford, will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. the second and fourth Sunday of every month through October. Visitors can ride diesel trains and a motor car, see unique model railroad layouts and the Hogwarts Express, send and receive telegrams, tour historical railroad equipment and more. Also visit the park’s new butterfly garden. Admission is free, but donations are accepted. See ci.medford.or.us.

International Food Fest: The Healthy Living Center will host an international food fest featuring vegetarian dishes from Romania, Italy, Ireland and Louisiana, from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, at the Rogue River Adventist Church, 4300 N. River Road, Rogue River. Call 541-582-1262 or email at healthylifestylecenter7@gmail.com.

Community Chant: Explore chants from various global traditions at 4 p.m. the second and fourth Sunday of every month at the Jacksonville Community Center, 160 E. Main St. No singing experience necessary. Admission by donation. Call 707-382-8641.

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