Wednesday, Nov. 1

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 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 or call 541-482-6767.

House Concert: Pianist Amilton Gogy, flutist Lea Freire and sax player Harvey Wainapel will play Freire's original compositions that blend modern classical music, Brazilian choros and baiao and jazz at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1. Admission is $15 to $20. Call or text 541-531-8547 or email for reservations and directions.

Thursday, Nov. 2

Author Talk: Author Carol Beers will talk about her novel “Over the Edge” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Call 541-488-0029 or see

Trivia Night: Smithfields Pub & Pies hosts free trivia from 8 to 10 p.m. Thursdays at 23 S. Second St., Ashland. Call 541-482-7437.

Ed Dunsavage Trio: Guitarist Ed Dunsavage, bassist Joe Cohoon and drummer Gary Hirsh will perform jazz standards and arrangements at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane (off Dead Indian Memorial Road), Ashland. Admission is free. See or call 541-552-4900.

Friday, Nov. 3

Center for the Visual Arts: An opening reception for new fall exhibits will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, in the Art and Marion Ady buildings, on the corner of Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Street on the Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland. Look for Aimee Dahlin's "A Light That Never Goes Out" collection in the Retzlaff Gallery; Danielle Olsen's "My Studio" work in the Thorndike Gallery; Kelsey Goldman's photography collection "Natural States" in the Meyer Memorial Gallery; Dewy Burton's collection "Lessons" in the Boise-Cascade Gallery; John Cimperman's collection "Transcendence" in the Art Department Chairs Gallery; and Sherry Amoore's "Rainbow Warriors" collection in the JELD WEN Gallery. The exhibition will be shown through Sunday, Nov. 29. The galleries' hours are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Call 541-621-6605.

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.

Hollis Peach: Roots and progressive folk duo Dan Sherrill and Jacqui Aubert will perform during “Pasta With a Purpose,” a dinner of pasta, salad and dessert, from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, in Wesley Hall at the First United Methodist Church, 175 N. Main St., Ashland. Tickets are $15 in advance and available at the Ashland Community Resource Center, No. 4, 611 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Tickets will be $20 at the door. Kids 10 and younger eat for free. Proceeds will benefit Options for Homeless Residents of Ashland. Call 541-631-2235 for information.

VOCES8: Pronounced "VOH-ches 8," the British vocal ensemble will present "Choral Dances," a program of music by William Byrd, Benjamin Britten, Sergei Rachmaninov and others — including Van Morrison and Duke Ellington — at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, in the Music Recital Hall, 405 S. Mountain Ave., on the Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland. Tickets are $33 or $28, $5 for students and Oregon Trail card holders, and can be purchased at, by calling 541-552-6154 or 541-552-6348, or at the door.

Saturday, Nov. 4

Community Market: An indoor and outdoor community market is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first Saturday of each month at the Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland. Produce, art, crafts, housewares, yard-sale items and other goods are available. Email for information.

Talent Garden Club: The club meets the first Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Email

House Concert: Michal Palzewicz and Pat O'Scannell will play early viola da gamba music at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at a house concert in Ashland. Tickets are $20 to $25. Reservations and directions are available by calling 541-482-9757 or emailing

Rod Petrone: The classical guitarist will play a mix of music from Brazil, Latin America and France, along with his own arrangements of Italian compositions at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane (off Dead Indian Memorial Road), Ashland. Admission is free. See or call 541-552-4900.

Jive Mountain: The trio will perform Americana and roots music following a presentation by the Jackson County Fuel Committee at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at The Schoolhouse, 1219 N. Valley View Road, Ashland. Bring sweet or savory finger foods to share. There will be dancing, a fire ring, tea, coffee, soft drinks, beer and wine. Admission is $10. Arrive early for the best parking.

Sunday, Nov. 5

Jefferson Baroque Showcase: San Francisco baroque violinist Michael Sand and Jefferson Baroque Orchestra's harpsichordist Margret Gries will perform "Back to Bach," a program of seldom-heard sonatas by J.S. Bach, at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, at the United Church of Christ, 717 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Admission is $15; $10 for seniors. Age 18 and younger and Oregon Trail card holders get in free.

'People for Puerto Rico Benefit Concert': The Alice DiMicele Band, with Vince Herman of Leftover Salmon, rock bands L.E.F.T. and The Rogue Suspects, and bluegrass band 33 String Drive — along with a lineup of Rogue Valley talent featuring duo Inger Jorgensen and Paul Turnipseed, Phoenix Sigalove, Diane Patterson, duo B Wishes and Jack Hopfinger, Frankie Hernandez, Bishop Mayfield, Shybo Torres and Marc Gostnell — will join forces from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, at the Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St. The event is open to all ages, and there will be a designated area with adult beverages. Admission is a minimum of $20, and there will be raffles for a guitar, music, massage certificates and more. Proceeds will benefit victims of Hurricane Maria. Email for information.