'The Drowsy Chaperone'
When a middle-aged, asocial, musical-theater fan plays a recording of his favorite musical, his small apartment turns into a stage and the fictitious show comes to life. Roger DeLaurier directs. The cast includes John Stadelman, Gretchen Rumbaugh, Galloway Stevens, Scott Ford, Suzanne Seiber and Lucas Blair. Evening performances are at 8 p.m., matinees at 1 p.m., through Sept. 3, at Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland. Tickets are $25 or $39. Dinner and brunch reservations are available.
Delgani String Quartet
The quartet will perform works by Dvorak, Lou Harrison and a new piece by Benjamin Krause inspired by the Cascade Mountains, at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. Krause’s work is part of Delgani’s “Cascade Quartet Project,” a video documentary made in collaboration with the Cascade Geographic Society. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door, $10 for students, and can be purchased at grizzlypeakwinery.info or by calling 541-482-5700.
Darol Anger and Emy Phelps
Fiddler Darol Anger and singer and songwriter Emy Phelps, along with Seattle band Rain City Ramblers, will perform roots music and original songs from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 27, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. Tickets are $20 in advance and can be purchased at the winery. Tickets will be $25 at the door. All proceeds will benefit Modern Roots Foundation's Children's Music Scholarship Fund. See grizzlypeakwinery.info or call 541-482-5700.
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
Rocker Joan Jett and her band will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 27, at the Britt Pavilion, 350 First St., Jacksonville. Rock band L.E.F.T. will open the show. The Sky System will perform at 6 p.m. in the Performance Garden. Tickets are $69 for reserved seating or standing room only, $39 for lawn seating, $29 for ages 12 and younger, and can be purchased at brittfest.org, at the box office, 216 W. Main St., Medford, by calling 800-882-7488, or at the gate.
The gem and mineral show will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 27, in Wesley Hall at First United Methodist Church, 175 N. Main St., Ashland. Admission is $2. Kids 12 and younger get in free. Call 541-624-2558.