Wednesday, Jan. 10
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.
David Pinsky and Phil Newton: The guitar and harmonica duo will play original '60s-style Chicago blues duets from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see bellefiorewine.com.
Rick Millward: Singer, songwriter and rhythm guitarist Rick Millward, bassist John Galloway and percussionist Mike Whipple will play a mix of original music and classic and contemporary rock and pop from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3283 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Admission is free. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.
Thursday, Jan. 11
Climate Documentary: Watch episode 1 of Season 2 of National Geographic's investigative climate-change documentary "Years of Living Dangerously" from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, at the Talent Community Center, 104 E. Main St. The film features David Letterman and Saturday Night Live's Cecily Strong and focuses on renewable energy sources. Admission is free to this family-friendly event and refreshments will be provided.
Author Talk: Author Sharon Bauer will offer a reading of her book, "Life Eternal Love Immortal: A Medium Touched by Love, " at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.
Stafford Poetry Celebration: Join in a commemoration of the late Oregon Poet Laureate, William Stafford, during the 21st annual poetry celebration at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, in the Meese room at the Hannon Library, located on Southern Oregon University's campus, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. The event will feature an evening of poetry honoring Stafford featuring Charlotte Abernathy, Gary Lark, Barret O'Brien, Manya Orescan, Marisa Petersen and Rabbi David Zaslow. Audience members are invited to join in and share a favorite Stafford poem of their choice. Admission is free. Use the code FHL0111 at any campus parking meter to get free parking for the event. For disability accommodations or more information call 541-552-6816 or email at email@example.com.
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.
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 from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see bellefiorewine.com.
Friday, Jan. 12
Historic Park Tour: Take a self-guided tour through Lithia Park in Ashland using Ashland Parks and Recreation's story map which highlights historic sites and features throughout the park. The map is available online at ashlandparksandrec.org. Call 541-488-5340 for more information.
Preschool Puppet Theatre: 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.
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.
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.
John Craigie: Portland singer, songwriter and recording artist John Craigie will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, at Headwaters, 84 Fourth St., Ashland. His newest recording, "No Rain, No Rose," was released in January on the CD Baby label. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door, and can be purchased at brownpapertickets.com or johncraigiemusic.com.
Saturday, Jan. 13
Bird Walk: See and hear a variety of birds that are year-round residents in the Rogue Valley and some that are migrating through the area at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, at North Mountain Park Nature Center, 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Admission is free. Binoculars and field guides are available for check-out. Register by calling 541-488-6606 or at www.ashland.or.us/register.
AAUW Meeting: The American Association of University Women will host Oregon State Representative Pam Marsh, D- District 5, at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, in the Diversions room at the Southern Oregon University's Stevenson Union building, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. All are welcome to attend and and ask questions. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Maker Day: Teens ages 11 to 18 are invited to innovate and explore LEGO Mindstorm, Littlebits and Sphero electronics and robotic sets from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Children ages 8 through 10 may also join in if accompanied by an adult. See jcls.org or call 541-774-6994.
Town Hall Meeting: Oregon State Representative Pam Marsh, D- District 5, will conduct a town hall meeting to address the issues in the upcoming short session of the Oregon Legislature at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, at the Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 87 Fourth St., Ashland. All are welcome to participate and ask questions.
Grant Ruiz and Dan Fellman: Classical and flamenco guitarist Grant Ruiz and jazz guitarist Dan Fellman will join forces to perform from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see bellefiorewine.com.