Wednesday, Sept. 6
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 at First United Methodist Church, 175 N. Main St., Ashland. Call 541-732-0141.
ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum: The museum features a variety of interactive science exhibits at 1500 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is $2 the first Sunday of every month. See upcoming events, shows and activities at scienceworksmuseum.org. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday . Admission is $12, $10 for ages 2-12 and 65 and older. See scienceworksmuseum.org or call 541-482-6767.
Thursday, Sept. 7
Book Reading: Author Diana Murphy will read from her book, “Something to Howl About,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.
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.
David Pinsky and Phil Newton: The guitar and harmonica duo will play original Chicago-style blues at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane (off
Friday, Sept. 8
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 needed. Admission is $5. Call 541-535-6397 or 541-482-8249.
Preschool Puppet Theater: See what Brenda Bear and friends are up to at 10:30 a.m. the second Friday of every month at North Mountain Park Nature Center, 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Admission is $6. A brief environmental lesson will be followed by the puppet show and playtime. A snack and craft or activity will follow. No late seating is allowed.
Book Reading: Author Marlene Wagner will read from her book, “Open - An Adoption Story in Three Voices,” at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.
Southern Oregon Swing: Swing dances are held from 8 to 11 p.m. every second and fourth Friday at The Grove, 1195 E. Main St., Ashland. Beginners' instruction is at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $10, $5 for ages 66 and older, and free for ages 18 and younger and full-time students. Call 541-324-7981.
Paul Turnipseed Trio: Guitarist Paul Turnipseed, bassist Jeff Addicott and drummer Mike Fitch will play will perform a mix of New Orleans and Latin rhythms, along with jazz and blues standards at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane (off Dead Indian Memorial Road), Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Karen Lovely: Portland blues singer and 2010 International Blues Challenge winner Karen Lovely and her band will perform at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. Admission is $15. See paschalwinery.com or call 541-535-7957.
Saturday, Sept. 9
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 downtown Plaza businesses that runs next to Ashland Creek in Ashland. Call 541-301-9811 or see lithiaartisansmarket.com.
'The Best of the Bergmans': Vocalist Kurt Bernhardt will present songs by lyricists Alan and Marily Bergman at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, at Temple Emek Shalom, 1800 E. Main St., Ashland. The Bergmans' songs include "The Windmills of Your Mind," "The Way We Were" and the score for "Yentl," starring Barbara Streisand. Pianist Jennifer Schloming will play accompaniment. A wine and dessert reception will follow the concert. Tickets are $36 and can be purchased by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, by calling 541-488-2909 or at the door.
Grant Ruiz and Dan Fellman: Classical and flamenco guitarist Grant Ruiz and jazz guitarist Dan Fellman will join forces to perform at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane (off Dead Indian Memorial Road), Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Band du Pays Swing: The band will perform a mix of swing music for dancing from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. Evergreen Ballroom's Jacob Jagger will offer East Coast swing dance lessons at 7 p.m. Admission is $10. For reservations, call 541-535-7957.
Sunday, Sept. 10
Jon Galfano: Guitarist and composer Jon Galfano will perform original instrumentals from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane (off Dead Indian Memorial Road), Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Gaibe Carroll: Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Gaibe Carroll will perform at 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane (off Dead Indian Memorial Road), Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Monday, Sept. 11
Library Story Time: Story times for babies, toddlers and children are available Mondays through Fridays at all Jackson County library branches. See jcls.org.
Colorful Mondays: Adults are invited to express their creativity through coloring from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. every Monday at the Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Coloring supplies are provided. Call 541-744-6996 or visit jcls.org.
Line Dancing for Seniors: Line dancing for adults 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.
Children's Chess Club: Kids 5 and older are invited to join the club 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.
Book Reading: Author Nando Raynolds will discuss the key ideas and read from his workbook, “Transforming Your Inner Critic Into an Inner Coach: Practical Self-Compassion,” at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.
Ben Hunter and Joe Seamons: The roots and Americana duo will perform at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at brownpapertickets.com. See grizzlypeakwinery.info or call 541-482-5700.