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Medford Railroad Park, at Table Rock Road and Berrydale Avenue in Medford,is open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. the second and fourth Sunday of each month through October. Visitors can ride diesel trains and a motor car, see model railroad layouts and the Hogwarts Express, send and receive telegrams, tour historical railroad equipment and more. Admission is free, but donations are accepted.

Activities: Friday, Sept. 7

Friday, Sept. 7

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. every Friday at the Shady Cove library, 22477 Highway 62. Look for new or gently used books, DVDs and CDs. 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.

Slopes & Trails: Slopes & Trails will hold a free meet-and-greet at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, at StoneRiver Vineyard, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent. The nonprofit organization provides social and recreational activities. See slopes.org.

Silent Disco: Silent Movement will host its Silent Disco in the Park from 5 to 11 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, at the Butler Band Shell in Lithia Park in Ashland. Local DJs will spin a mix of music. Rent a pair of wireless headphones for a $5, then roam freely from the bandshell to the playground, the plaza and beyond. Bring a can of food for the Ashland Emergency Food Bank and get in the express check-out line. Call 541-488-5340 or see ashlandparksandrec.org.

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. 8

German Cars and Coffee: Owners of German and European cars and enthusiasts meet from 8 to 11 a.m. the second Saturday of the month April through October in the Brammo parking lot, 300 W. Valley View Road, Talent. Complimentary coffee and donuts are provided. See snikwahmotorwerks.com or call 541-227-1758.

Mountain Stars Quilt Guild: The guild will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Live Oak Grange, 120 Gardiner St., Rogue River. A potluck lunch will be held at 11 a.m. Bring a dish to share. A business meeting starts at noon. Win fat quarters by bringing in fall leaf patterned quarters. There also will be a quilt show-and-tell and a chance to learn how to make quilt labels. See msquilters.com or email mfinch@finchkinfarms.

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.

Dog Adoption: Triple A RV and the Southern Oregon Humane Society will team up to host their fifth annual dog adoption event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Triple A RV center, 938 Chevy Way, Medford. Lots of loving dogs will be present for immediate adoption. For every dog adopted on Saturday, Sept. 8, Triple A RV will donate $100 to SoHumane. See sohumane.org or call 541-779-3215.

AAUW Meeting: The American Association of University Women will host a reception for women and men interested in AAUW and its mission to support and promote women’s issues from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Rogue Credit Union Community Savings Building, 1330 Poplar Drive, Medford. Laura Rich, executive director of the Rogue Valley Chorale, will present “Celebrating the Joy of Singing,” stories about her 10-year experience of using singing, drumming and dancing for communication in the Republic of Guinea. Membership in AAUW is offered to women and men who hold degree from four-year or two-year accredited colleges or universities. Email sharon.shatswell5@gmail.com or heath_disco@yahoo.com.

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. the first, second and fifth Saturdays of each month through September at the Beekman House, 470 E. California St., Jacksonville. Tour admission is $3. Call 541-245-3650 or email info@historicjacksonville.org.

Family Art Day: Kids and families can create and explore art from noon to 2 p.m. the second Saturday of each month at Rogue Gallery & Art Center, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford. All ages are welcome and materials are provided. Admission is free. No preregistration is required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 541-772-8118 or see roguegallery.org.

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.

Saturday Handweavers Guild: Those interested in weaving, spinning and other fiber arts can meet at 1 p.m. the second Saturday of each month, September through June, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford. All skill levels are welcome. Email at Just4this716@gmail.com or call 541-292-7879.

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 offers 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.

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. 9

Breakfast: The Lake Creek Grange will host a breakfast and farmers market from 8 to 10 a.m. the second Sunday of each month at the grange, 1565 S. Fork Little Butte Road, Lake Creek. Biscuits and gravy, waffles, pancakes, scrambled eggs, ham, sausage, fruit, juice coffee and tea will be served. Cost $7; $3 for children. Look for local jams, breads, pickles, crafts and more. Call 541-951-5681.

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 each month through October. Visitors can ride diesel trains and a motor car, see model railroad layouts and the Hogwarts Express, send and receive telegrams, tour historical railroad equipment and more. See the park’s new butterfly garden. Admission is free, but donations are accepted. See ci.medford.or.us.

Northwest Bird Club: Owners of pet birds meet at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, at Table Rock Mobile Village, 2385 Table Rock Road, Medford. Refreshments are provided. Call 541-826-4133.

Jane Austen Society: The group will meet at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Discussion will focus on Austen’s “Persuasion.” The 1995 film adaptation will be compared to the written work. Tea will be served. Call 541-482-3262.

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

Monday, Sept. 10

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

Daniel Meyer Pool: The outdoor pool will be open until early September at 1705 Homes Ave., Ashland. See ashland.or.us/swim for swim schedules and lessons or call 541-488-0313.

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.

Siskiyou Koi and Pond Club: Those interested in pond and koi fish hobbies are invited to a potluck meeting at 6:30 p.m. the second Monday of each month. Club meetings are held to educate, support and assist members in the hobby. Learn about building a pond or solving problems in an existing pond. Call 541-772-8721 or 541-601-5525.

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.

Author Talk: Herman Edel will discuss his book “Love Matters” at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.

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. 11

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.

Rogue Valley Handweavers Guild: Anyone interested in weaving, spinning and other fiber arts can join the Rogue Valley Handweavers Guild from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month, September through June, at First Presbyterian Church, 456 W. Pine St., Central Point. Email at jpurcell2629@charter.netor call 541-482-2629.

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.

Friends Book Club: This book group meets at 1:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. Read the books, then join in the discussions. See jcls.org or call 541-826-3313.

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.

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.

Sip and Origami: Kids ages 5 through 12 can sip herbal tea and make Alice in Wonderland origami from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Call 541-774-8689 or see jcls.org.

Book Chat: This book group meets at 5:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Read the books, then join in the discussions. Refreshments are served. Call 541-774-8679 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.

‘Before the Flood’: The Applegate Partnership and Watershed Council will host an evening of poetry reading and film at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, at Red Lily Vineyards, 11777 Highway 238 in the Applegate Valley. The Applegate Poets will start the evening by reading poems focused on climate change. The film, “Before the Flood,” presents an account of the dramatic changes now occurring around the world due to climate change, as well as the actions individuals and society can take to prevent catastrophic disruption of life on our planet. Admission is free. Food and beverages provided by Red Lily will be available for purchase. See applegatepartnership.org.

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.

Rock Garden Society: The Siskiyou Chapter of the North American Rock Garden Society meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month from September through May in Lidgate Hall behind Medford Congregational United Church of Christ, 1801 E. Jackson St., Medford. On Tuesday, Sept. 11, local naturalist Travis Own will present “Plants and Pollinators of Mt. McLoughlin.” See siskiyousummits.weebly.com.

Southern Oregon Photographic Association: Professional photographer and teacher David Vanderlip will discuss Internet security and privacy as it relates to photography at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, at Twin Creeks Retirement, 888 Twin Creeks Crossing, Central Point. Admission is free. The club for amateur photographers intent on developing skills and appreciation for photographic art meets the first and second Tuesday of every month through May. See sopacameraclub.com.

Wednesday, Sept. 12

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. The walks are available on Saturdays in August. 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.

History Lecture: Part of the Windows in Time history lecture series, Maureen Flanagan Battistella, Southern Oregon University faculty and an architect of the “Stories of Southern Oregon” collection in the Southern Oregon Digital Archives, will present “Stories of Southern Oregon: Landscape Changed,” at noon Wednesday, Sept. 12, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Learn about how the landscape of Southern Oregon has changed since the first donation land claims here in the 1850s. The presentation includes information about changes in the way people work the mills, mines, forests and fields of Southern Oregon. Call 541-774-8679 or see jcls.org.

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.

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. 13

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.

Phoenix Book Club: Discuss books on selected topics at 2 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at the Phoenix Library, 510 W. First St. Readers can read fiction or nonfiction about selected monthly topics. Upcoming topics include vacations on August 9. See jcls.org or call 541-774-6408.

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.

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: Carol Beers will discuss her book “Ghost Ranch — A Pepper Kane Mystery” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.

Open Mic: The Rogue Valley chapter of the Oregon Poetry Association will hold its monthly Open-mic-without-a-mic reading Thursday, Sept. 13, at Down Towne Coffee House, 200 Talent Ave., Talent. Sign up begins at 6:40 p.m. and readings begin at 7 p.m. This month’s suggested theme is “Summer’s Over.” Call 541-512-1007.

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. 14

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.

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.

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.

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: Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Eagle Point Museum from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at the museum, 202 N. Royal Ave., Eagle Point. Festivities include exhibits and live music 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 Vally 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 Secrets’ of Flower Arranging.” Learn tips and techniques for creating rose arrangements. Admission is free. Call 951-813-1940 or 541-680-6363.

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