Saturday, Nov. 11

Talent Garden Club: The club will meet from 10 a.m. to noon at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Emmalisa Whalley will present a her collection of bird photography and talk about local species. Email

Grant Ruiz and Dan Fellman: Classical and flamenco guitarist Grant Ruiz and jazz guitarist Dan Fellman will join forces to perform at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane (off Dead Indian Memorial Road), Ashland. Admission is free. See or call 541-552-4900.

Band du Pays Swing: The band will perform a mix of swing music for dancing from 8 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, 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. Call 541-535-7957 for reservations.

Sunday, Nov. 12

Jane Austen Society: The society will discuss "The Midnight Bell" by Francis Lathom and a talk will be given by a descendant of the author at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Call 541-482-3262.

David Pinsky and Phil Newton: The guitar and harmonica duo will play original '60s-style Chicago blues duets at 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane (off Dead Indian Memorial Road), Ashland. Admission is free. See or call 541-552-4900.

Lisa Lynne and Aryeh Frankfurter: The harp duo will present traditional Celtic music from Sweden and Ireland, along with original compositions and humorous stories, at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. Admission is $20. Call 541-482-5700 or see

Monday, Nov. 13

Library Story Time: Story times for babies, toddlers and children are available Mondays through Fridays at all Jackson County library branches. See

Tai Chi for Seniors: Tai Chi for adults 50 and older is held from 9:15 to 11 a.m. Mondays for beginners at the Grove, 1195 E Main St., Ashland.  Advanced class is from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Thursdays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave. Admission is $4. Call 541-488-5342.

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.

Color 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

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

Poetry Reading: Suzanne Petermann will read from her new book, "When I Go, Selected French Poems of Rainer Maria Rilke," and Joyce Epstein will read from her poetry collection, "The Journey of Not Knowing," at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Call 541-488-0029 or see

Tuesday, Nov. 14

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

Tech Talk: Tech Talks are held at 1 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

North Mountain Park & Nature Center: The Nature Center offers a variety of programs and interpretive exhibits that teach 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. The park is open sunrise to sunset, and the nature center is open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Call 541-488-6606 or see

Wednesday, Nov. 15

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.

Family Writing Workshop: Children and families are invited to a story writing workshop presented by playwright, novelist and actor Barret O'Brien at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd.  Learn about the four pillars of what makes a great story and craft tales using props, group voting and other creative forms of expression. Call 541-774-6995 or see

Thursday, Nov. 16

Lecture: Dr. Jean Houston, author and adviser to UNICEF will give a presentation "The Necessary Rise of Women in Times of Radical Change," at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, at the Southern Oregon University Music Hall, 405 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Admission is free. See

Native Plant Society: Alexis Brickner of the Rogue River Watershed Council and program coodinatior for the Siskiyou Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Oregon will present Why Fish Need Plants at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, in Room 161 of the Science Building on the Southern Oregon University campus, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Learn about the importance of vegetation around local and regional streams and lakes, how it relates to fish populations and restorative programs. Admission is free and refreshments will be served. Call 860-878-2049 or email at

Hawktail: Fiddler Brittany Haas, bassist Paul Kowert and guitarist Jordan Tice brought on mandolinist Dominick Leslie to form Hawktail. Music fans will recognize their acoustic stylings from their various other outfits: Punch Brothers, David Rawlings, Crooked Still and A Prairie Home Companion. Hawktail performs at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, in the Headwaters Room of the Geos Institute, 84 Fourth St., Ashland. Tickets are $25, $15 for ages 17 and younger, and can be purchased at Music Coop in Ashland, Hilltop Music in Phoenix, or by calling 541-552-1665.