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Saturday, July 8
German Cars and Coffee: Owners of German and European cars and enthusiasts meet from 8 to 11 a.m. the second Saturday of each month in the Brammo parking lot, 300 W. Valley View Road, Talent. Complimentary coffee and donuts are provided.
Muskadine Blues Band: Harmonica player and vocalist Mark Adams, guitarist Steve O'Neill, bassist Jeff Addicott and drummer Tom Stamper will perform original music by Adams, along with blues music by Muddy Waters, Sonny Boy Williamson, Little Walter, Paul Butterfield and Jimmy Reed, from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, July 8, on an outdoor stage at The Schoolhouse, 1219 N. Valley View Road, Ashland. Spring water and ice will be available. Gather at 3:30 p.m. Suggested admission price is $20.
Grant Ruiz and Dan Fellman: Classical and flamenco guitarist Grant Ruiz and jazz guitarist Dan Fellman will team up to perform at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 8, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane (off Dead Indian Memorial Road), Ashland. Admission is free. See www.bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Sunday, July 9
Pollinator Garden Tour: A self-guided tour of 17 pollinator gardens is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, July 9, in Ashland. The attractive gardens provide year-round pollen, nectar, forage and habitat for bees, butterflies, flies, moths and hummingbirds. The $10 fee includes a booklet that serves as a ticket and has garden descriptions and a map. Register at ashland.or.us/register or call 541-488-6606. For more information see ashland.or.us/BeeCity.
Allen Crutcher: Singer, songwriter and guitarist Allen Crutcher will perform an acoustic mix of Americana from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 9, at Weisinger's Winery, 3150 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Admission is free. See www.weisingers.com or call 541-488-5989.
Robert Schwartz: The pianist will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 9, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. Admission is $25, $15 for ages 18 and younger. See www.grizzlypeakwinery.com or call 541-482-5700.
The Bad Film Society: "The Deathless Devil," a remake of the 1940 "The Mysterious Doctor Satan," will be shown at 6 p.m. Sunday, July 9, in the basement of the Ashland Elks Lodge. The 1972 film, made in Turkey, includes everything you'd want in a bad film: It's wacky, unrestrained and is full of mystifying logic. Rare and weird short films will be shown before the feature. Bring any bad DVDs, tapes or books you'd like to give away and a dish for the potluck dinner. Enter the lodge through the entrance on Will Dodge Way — the alley between East Main Street and Lithia Way and First and Second streets. Look for the "Elks Dining." Admission is $4 and benefits The Elks.
Monday, July 10
Hip-Hop Poetry Open Mic: Poet, educator and playwright Chinika Hodge of Youth Speaks/The Living Word Project will host a Hip-Hop Poetry Open Mic from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, July 10, in the Black Swan Theatre on the Oregon Shakespeare Festival campus, 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Admission is free.
Tuesday, July 11
Rogue Valley Growers & Crafters Market: Fruits and vegetables, crafts, specialty foods, drinks and more are available from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the National Guard Armory, 1420 E. Main St., Ashland. See rvgrowersmarket.com.
Youth Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Activities: John Jackson will present a variety of free science, technology, engineering and math activities this summer at libraries in Jackson County for youths ages 12 and older and ages 8-11 with a caregiver. All materials are provided. Preregistration is required by calling the branch hosting each event. Youths can learn the basics of circuitry while building a flashlight out of an Altoids mint tin at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 11, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., 541-774-6980.
Schneider Museum of Art: Four solo exhibitions under one roof are featured through Sept. 9 at the museum, located near the corner of Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Street on the Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland. Featured artists are Tofer Chin and Amir H. Fallah of Los Angeles, Liz Shepherd of Ashland and Ryan Schneider of Joshua Tree, California. Regular museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. See sma.sou.edu.
Recorder Group: Recorder players of all ages and skill levels can join the Recorder Group of Talent at noon Tuesdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Call 541-535-4163 or see jcls.org.
Spanish-English Conversation Group: Join in the Spanish-English Conversation Group at 3 p.m. Tuesdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Chat about interesting ideas and help each other learn a new language. Call 541-535-4163 or see jcls.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 prizes will be awarded. Call 541-482-9701.
Tech Talk: Tech Talks are from 1 to 2 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. To sign up, call 541-774-6996 or visit the reference desk. See jcls.org.
Wednesday, July 12
Summer Concert Series: Free outdoor concerts are set for 7 p.m. Wednesdays in the Bear Creek Amphitheater at Bear Creek Park, corner of Siskiyou Boulevard and Highland Drive, Medford. Impulse Drive will perform July 12. See playmedford.com for information.
Lithia Park Nature Walks: Trained naturalists lead free 90-minute walks at 10 a.m. on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays starting at the entrance of Lithia Park on Winburn Way in Ashland through Sept. 29. Saturday walks will be added in July and August. Topics include trees, plants, wildlife, climate, water, geology and the history of the park. Call 541-488-5340.
Hands-All-Around Quilters: Visitors can work on individual projects or sew quilts for charity from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays at Wesley Hall in the First United Methodist Church, 175 N.Main St., Ashland. Call 541-732-0141.
Windows in Time History Lecture: Southern Oregon Historical Society Archivist Pat Harper will give a free presentation on "Hanley Farm Adventures: A Tale of Travels by Ed Hanley, Ella Hanley and Their Nieces" from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 12, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Early Rogue Valley residents, the Hanleys traveled to distant locales, including Chile and Guatemala. Call 541-774-8679 or see jcls.org.
Ben Gault: The pianist will play "pre-bop" improvisational jazz at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 12, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane (off Dead Indian Memorial Road), Ashland. Admission is free. See www.bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Thursday, July 13
Joe Cohoon Trio: Acoustic bassist Joe Cohoon — along with a revolving cast of players — will perform classic, instrumental jazz at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 13, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane (off Dead Indian Memorial Road), Ashland. Admission is free. See www.bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
John Carty: The fiddler, guitarist and banjo player will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 13, Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. Admission is $15. See www.grizzlypeakwinery.com or call 541-482-5700.
Ashland City Band: The community band, directed by Don Bieghler, will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 13, in the Butler Band Shell in Ashland's Lithia Park. The program will include Morton Gould's "Pavanne," Percy Grainger's "Green Bushes," Francois Joseph Gossec's "Military Symphony in F" and more. Pre-show music starts at 6:15 p.m. with the City Band's Big Band. Admission is free. Bench seating is available, and blankets and low-level folding chairs may be used for lawn seating. Call 541-245-9494 for information.
Daniel Meyer Pool: The season for the outdoor pool at 1705 Homes Ave. in Ashland runs into early September. For more information on the swim schedule, recreational swimming, lap swimming, water fitness classes and swimming lessons, see ashland.or.us/swim.
Spanish English Conversation Group: Practice a new language from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursdays at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6980 or see jcls.org.
Poetry Reading: The Rogue Valley Chapter of the Oregon Poetry Association holds its monthly Open-Mic-Without-a-Mic reading Thursday, July 14, at the Down Towne Coffee House, 200 Talent Ave., Talent. Signups begin at 6:30 p.m., with readings at 7 p.m. All are invited to read or listen. The suggested theme is “Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer.” Call 541-512-1007.
Trivia Night: Smithfields Pub & Pies hosts a free trivia night from 8 to 10 p.m. Thursdays at 23 S. Second St., Ashland. Call 541-482-7437.