Saturday, Sept. 16
Rogue Modern Quilters Guild: The quilting group meets from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. the third Saturday of each month for sewing, demonstrations and show-and-tell projects at Talent Town Hall, 206 E. Main St. A business meeting begins at 11:30 a.m. All levels of experience are welcome. Annual dues are $25. The first visit is free. Call 541-512-1442 or see roguemodernquilters.wordpress.com.
Game Day: Families, teens and youths 8 and older are welcome from noon to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, to play games at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. A PS4, Wii, Magic the Gathering and lots of popular board games are available for play. Call 541-774-6994 or see jcls.org.
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 the downtown plaza that runs next to Ashland Creek in Ashland. Call 541-301-9811 or see lithiaartisansmarket.com.
Lecture: Biochemist Martin L. Pall will discuss electromagnetic fields and how they have the potential to impact people's health from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 16, at the Phoenix Grange, 209 N. Main St., Phoenix. The free lecture will cover a variety of electronic devices which emit EMFs and Pall will discuss the impact these have on the human body at the cellular level. Call 541-708-0729.
Contra Dance: Dances are held the third Saturday of every month at the Grove, 1195 E. Main St., Ashland. Beginners instruction begins at 7 p.m. and the main dance is held from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. On Saturday, Sept. 16, calling is by Karen Olson with live music by the Carr Family Band.No perfumes or scented oils, and clean bodies and clothes are encouraged. Admission is $10, $6 for students. Call 541-488-0679 or 541-482-7751 or email at email@example.com.
Jeff Stanley: Singer, songwriter and guitarist Jeff Stanley will perform from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17, 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.
Savanna: Rhythm guitarist Liz Jones, percussionist Anna Christensen and stand-up bassist Bob Rawlings will perform a mix of country, rock, folk and more at 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17, 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. 18
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.
Dementia Support Group: Memory Works hosts a support group for people dealing with dementia, either themselves or a family member. This group meets at 3 p.m. Mondays. Advance registration is required. Call 541-292-2106 or 541-772-2230 for Medford/Grants Pass area meetings.
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 Susan Knapp will read from her book, “The House on Masonic: A Haight-Ashbury Story,” at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 18, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.
Tuesday, Sept. 19
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.
gnBooks at Noon: The readers group discusses the varied books members are reading and offers suggestions for new reads from noon to 1p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6996 or 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 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. 20
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.
cnScienceWorks 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. Hours are for Fall - Spring (ac)767.
cnFrankie Hernandez: Singer and guitarist Frankie Hernandez will perform hip grooves and soul-infused rock at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, 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.
Thursday, Sept. 21
lhLecture: Hannah Schrager, Stewardship Coordinator for the South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, will discuss the endangered Western Lily beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, in Room 161 in the Science Building on the Southern Oregon University campus, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. The presentation will focus on conservation status and the restoration efforts for this native plant found only within a 4-mile band along the Oregon and California coastlines. Call 860-878-2049 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.