A menu of noon-hour activities for Oregon Shakespeare Festival patrons will include lectures by company artists and visiting lecturers; Preface Plus, or longer versions of OSF's play prefaces; informal park talks with company members; and panel discussions, demonstrations, concerts, workshops and more.

A menu of noon-hour activities for Oregon Shakespeare Festival patrons will include lectures by company artists and visiting lecturers; Preface Plus, or longer versions of OSF's play prefaces; informal park talks with company members; and panel discussions, demonstrations, concerts, workshops and more.

All events will be held at noon. Free park talks will be held in the Bill Patton Garden, outside of Gate 1 of the Elizabethan Theatre. All other events will be held in Carpenter Hall on Pioneer Street. Tickets for events at Carpenter Hall cost $8, $7 for members and $6 for ages 6 through 17. See osfashland.org or call the OSF box office at 482-4331.

SCHEDULE

Friday, July 17 — Lecture: "All's Well That Ends Well: The Rings and the Bed-Trick," by Carol Neely of the University of Illinois

Saturday, July 18 — Lecture and demonstration "Inside the Hip-Hop Culture: A Fresh Look at Hip-Hop," by Global Heat of Seattle

Sunday, July 19 — Park Talk: Lue Morgan Douthit, director of literary development and dramaturgy

Tuesday, July 21 — Park Talk: Jeremy Peter Johnson, actor

Wednesday, July 22 — Lecture: "Oh Well, She Meant Well: Helena's Dilemma in All's Well That Ends Well," by David McCandless, University of St. Thomas

Thursday, July 23 — Preface Plus: "Equivocation"

Friday, July 24 — Lecture: "Is Our Paradise Really Lost?" by Libby Appel, OSF artistic director emerita and director, "Paradise Lost"

Saturday, July 25 — Lecture: "Much Ado about Nothing In Performance," by David Riggs, Stanford University

Sunday, July 26 — Park Talk: Jacqueline Leighton, costume properties