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Steve McLaren stands over his copper metalworks booth at the Lithia Artisans Market in Ashland. See listing under Saturday, Sept. 22.

Activities: 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.

Third Friday Art Walk: See new artwork by regional artists from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, at Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main St., and Rogue Gallery & Art Center, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford. Paintings by Gale Holt and Doug Iverson and drawings by Roy Musitelli will be displayed at Art du Jour, and Minstel Streams will perform live music. Photography by Lewis Anderson and Darcie Sternenberg will be at Rogue Gallery, along with mixed media by Judith Ommen. See artdujourgallery.com and roguegallery.org for details.

Slopes & Trails: Slopes & Trails will hold a free meet-and-greet at 5 p.m. Friday, September 21, at Onyx Restaurant, 635 N. Oregon Street, Jacksonville. The nonprofit organization provides social and recreational activities. See slopes.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.

Living History Tour: Experience Depression-era Jacksonville, where miners are digging up streets, hobos are hoping for hand-outs, and the Beekman children are closing up their 1873 Jacksonville home, going through family belongings, commenting on current affairs, and sharing memories of life in the late 1800s. Tours are at 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Beekman House, 470 E. California St., Jacksonville. Admission is $10, $8 for seniors and students. Email at info@historicjacksonville.org or call 541-245-3650.

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, and Jackson County Animal Shelter, 5595 S. Pacific Highway, Phoenix. All adult cats will be fully vaccinated, 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.

Phoenix Fiesta: Phoenix Counseling Center will host a free community fiesta from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at Blue Heron Park, 4385 Pacific Highway, Phoenix. Look for music, crafts and activities for kids and the whole family. Call 541-535-4133.

Survivial Presentation: Jackson County Search and Rescue will present “Lost but Found,” at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St. Learn how to assemble a survival kit and what to do if lost in the wilderness during this all ages presentation. Admission is free. See jcls.org or call 541-855-1994.

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.

Equamore Sanctuary Picnic: Equamore Foundation will hold a picnic and fundraiser from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at Equamore Sanctuary, 4723 Highway 66, Ashland. Food will be served by Confident Caterers, and Oregon Shakespeare Festival actor Eddie Lopez will be the master of ceremonies. Visitors can tour the sanctuary and meet the horses. To register and make donations, see equamore.org or call 541-482-5550.

Library Tour: The Southern Oregon Historical Society will offer free tours of its 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.

Dinner and Dance: The Upper Rogue Community Center will host a spaghetti dinner and dance from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at the community center, 22465 Highway 62, Shady Cove. Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for kids 12 and younger. For tickets call 541-878-2702 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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.

Monday, Sept. 24

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

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.

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. 25

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.

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.

Quilts and Genealogy: The Rogue Valley Genealogical Society presents Quilts & Genealogy from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Jackson County Genealogy Library, 3405 S. Pacific Highway, Medford. On Tuesday, Sept. 25, Annice Black will speak about her great-grandmother, Mary Louisa Black, and a quilt that’s been in the family’s possession for 154 years. Admission is free. Call 541-512-2340, email reception.jcgl@gmail.com or stop by the genealogy library for information.

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.

Brain Books Discussion Group: The group meets from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6996 or see jcls.org.

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.

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.

TED Talk: Videotaped lectures about select topics are shown at 3:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Discussion will follow. Call 541-774-8689 or see jcls.org.

Sip and Origami: Kids ages 5 through 12 years can sip herbal tea and make Alice in Wonderland Origami from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, 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.

Lecture: The Talent Historical Society hosts lectures from 6:30 to 8 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of every month at the Talent Historical Society Museum, 105 N. Market St., Talent. On Tuesday, Sept. 25, Maureen Batistella will present “Poop, Piss and Spit — How the Sanitarians Saved Lives in 1927 Southern Oregon.”Admission is free. Call 541-512-8838.

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. 26

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.

Lunchtime Movies: Free movies are shown from noon to 2:30 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of every month at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Refreshments are provided. See jcls.org or call 541-774-8679.

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.

Movies and Popcorn: Free films are shown at 2 p.m. the last Wednesday of each month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Admission is free and refreshments will be provided. Call 541-774-6996 or see jcls.org.

Siskiyou Sleuths Book Group: The book group discusses mysteries and welcomes new readers from 3 to 4:30 p.m. the last Wednesday of each month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6996 or see jcls.org.

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.

Book Club: A book group meets at 6 p.m. the last Wednesday of each month at the White City library, 3143 Ave. C. Read the books, then join in the discussions. Call 541-864-8880 or see jcls.org.

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. 27

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 meet at 1 p.m. and intermediate dancers meet 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.

Community Conversation: Oregon Humanities Conversation Project will hold a community conversation “Sharing Our Lives with Animals,” led by Karin Bolender Hart at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, at the Rogue River library, 412 E. Main St. Share animal stories, consider how personal experiences and beliefs about the lives of animals shape the stories we tell, and reflect on how these stories in turn affect choices as caretakers, farmers, consumers and companions. See jcl.org or call 541-864-8850.

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: Activists who wish to sing for peace, social justice and the environment are invited to 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.

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. All levels of experience are welcome. Email forinfoman44@gmail.com for information. LIST EVERY THURSDAY THROUGH DECEMBER

Hiking Presentation: Steve Cossin will give share stories and humor about his five-month experience hiking the Pacific Crest Trail from Mexico to Canada at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, at the Northwest Nature Shop, 154 Oak St., Ashland. See northwestnatureshop.com or call 541-482-3241.

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: Georgia Cockerham will discuss her book “Murder on the Oregon Coast” and “Murder on the Wind,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, 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. 28

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.

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. 29

Bear Creek Fall Festival: Join community members for a day of clean-up and a Kids and Creeks education fair Saturday, Sept. 29, at Bear Creek Park, 1520 Siskiyou Blvd., Medford. Clean-up the Bear Creek corridor and creek banks from 9:00 a.m. to noon. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., look for family-friendly activities, food, prizes, entertainment, exhibits and more. See bearcreekstewards.org.

Multicultural Fair: Come and explore various cultures at the 25th annual family-friendly Multicultural Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at Pear Blossom Park, 312 E. Fourth St., Medford. Look for international bands, dancing, cuisine, art and more. For details and an entertainment schedule, see facebook.com/greatermedfordmulticultural.

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.

Living History Tour: Actors representing the early Rogue Valley Beekman family will talk about life from the late 1800s into the 1930s Depression during tours of the Beekman home. Tours begin every 20 minutes between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Beekman House, 470 E. California St., Jacksonville. Tour admission is $3. Call 541-245-3650 or email info@historicjacksonville.org.

Waggin’ Tales Used Book Sale: Friends of the Animal Shelter’s pay-what-you-want book sale will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, and noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, at Jackson County Animal Services, 5595 S. Pacific Highway, Phoenix. Book purchases, made by cash or check only, support FOTAS programs. Call 917-602-9074.

Geology Presentation: Mark Prchal will present “Geology of Southern Oregon” at noon Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Rogue River library, 412 E. Main st. See jcls.org or call 51-864-8850.

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.

Teen Movie Matinee: Teens are invited to a Wonderland-themed matinee at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Call 541-774-8689 or see jcls.org.

Author Talk: Author Paul Fattig will discuss “Madstone: The True Tales of World War I Conscientious Objectors Alfred and Charlie Fattig and Their Oregon Wilderness Hideout” at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St. See jcls.org or call 541-855-1994.

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.

Sunday, Sept. 30

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.

Art Salon: Local artists will present digital images of their work and discuss the evolution of their art at 2 p.m. the last Sunday of every month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. On Sunday, Sept. 30, Mori Samel-Garloff will discuss body art and her work as a tattoo artist. Call 541-774-6996.

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