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.
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.
Sunday, Sept. 10
bhJon 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 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.
Tuesday, Sept. 12
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.
Tech Talk: Tech Talks are from 1 to 2 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6996 or visit the library's reference desk to register. See jcls.org.
Tuesday Afternoon Knitters: All levels of knitters, crocheters and tatters gather to learn from each other, share ideas and make creations from 3:30 to 5 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St., Phoenix. Call 541-326-2035 or see Tuesday Afternoon Knitters on Facebook.
North Mountain Park & Nature Center: The Nature Center offers a variety of programs and interpretive exhibits that teach about local natural and cultural history and sustainable living. Explore the park’s Demonstration Gardens, nature trails, pavilion, picnic and play areas. The North Mountain Park & Nature Center is located next to Bear Creek at 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Park is open sunrise to sunset, Nature center is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call 541-488-6606 or see northmountainpark.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.
Wednesday, Sept. 13
Lecture: Railroad Historian Tony Johnson will present "Southern Pacific's Siskiyou Line: The Later Years" from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Call 541-774-6996.
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.
Bear Creek Jazztet: The jazz group led by pianist Ben Gault will perform at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, 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.
Turkuaz with Jellybread and The Sextones: Turkuaz, a nine-piece powerfunk outfit from Brooklyn, New York, will present its modern take on classic funk Wednesday, Sept. 13, at the Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland. Reno band Jelly Bread and The Sextones will open the show. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance and can be purchased at liveatthearmory.com. Tickets will be $25 the day of show.
Thursday, Sept. 14
Open Mic: The Rogue Valley chapter of the Oregon Poetry Association will hold its monthly Open-mic-without-a-mic reading Thursday, Sept. 14, at Down Towne Coffee House, 200 Talent Ave., Talent. Sign up begins at 6:30 p.m. and readings begin at 7 p.m. This month's suggested theme is "Back Together Again." Call 541-512-1007.
Book Reading: Author Leslie Compton will read from her book, “Dearest Minnie: A Sailor's Story,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.
Ed Dunsavage Trio: Guitarist Ed Dunsavage, bassist Joe Cohoon and drummer Gary Hirsh will perform jazz standards and arrangements at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, 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.