Wednesday, Jan. 24

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.

Afternoon Movies: Free films are shown at 2 p.m. Wednesdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Free refreshments will be available. Call 541-535-4163 or see

Movies: Free films are shown at 2 p.m. the last Wednesday of each month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Free popcorn will be available. Call 541-774-6996 or see

Thursday, Jan. 25

Line Dancing: Jeannette Bournival leads line dancing Thursdays at the Medford Senior Center, 510 E. Main St. Beginners are at 1:00 p.m. and intermediate dancers are at 1:30 p.m. Admission is $3. No partners are needed. Call 541-857-6819 or see

Cribbage: Cribbage games start at 6 p.m. Thursdays at Twin Creeks Retirement Community, 888 Twin Creeks Crossing, Central Point. Entry is $5. Call 541-664-2611.

Author Talk: Poet Susanne Peterman will offer a reading of her book, "When I Go, Selected French Poems of Rainer Maria Rilke," at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free. 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.

Jon Galfano: Steel-string guitarist and composer Jon Galfano will perform original instrumentals from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see

Friday, Jan. 26

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.

Stardust Trio: Singer Kacie Bowers, bassist Michael Barth and guitarist Tim Church will perform jazz and swing standards from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see

Cuarteto Latinoamericano: String quartet Cuarteto Latinoamericano will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26, in the Music Recital Hall, 405 S. Mountain Ave., on the Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland. Founded in Mexico in 1982, Cuarteto Latinoamericano is a leader of Latin American music for string quartet. Look for a program of music by Brouwer, Mignone and Villa-Lobos. Tickets are $33 or $38, $5 for full-time students and Oregon Trail Card holders, and can be purchased at or by calling 541-552-6154 or 541-552-6348. A free pre-concert preview and lecture will be offered at 12:30 p.m. Jan. 26 in the Music Recital Hall.

Saturday, Jan 27

Wedding Show: The Southern Oregon Wedding show, the largest bridal show in Southern Oregon,  will be held from 10 am to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, and Sunday, Jan. 28, at the Medford Armory, 1701 S. Pacific Highway, Medford. Look for a bridal fashion show, cake sampling, a groom’s lounge, chances to win prizes and  much more. Every bride attending will recieve a free bridal planner, provided by Rosebud Multimedia and the first 50 brides in the door each day will also receive a free tote bag. Admission is  $2 or free with two cans of food which will be donated to ACCESS. To register see

Waggin' Tales Used Book Sale: Friends of the Animal Shelter (FOTAS ) "Pay What You Want" for books fundraiser will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan.27 , and noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 28, at Jackson County Animal Services, 5595 S. Pacific Highway (99) in Phoenix. Book purchases support FOTAS programs. This is a cash or check only sale.

Le Cirque Centre: The Empyrean Aerialists of Le Cirque Centre will present artistic director and choreographer Lorenzo SantaBarbara's "Fettuccine: A Time for Laughter" at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, at Ashland High School's Mountain Avenue Theatre, 201 S. Mountain Ave. SantaBarbara's funny and uplifting tale is set in southern Italy and follows bumbling waiter Rigoletto as he struggles to connect with a charming new friend. Look for aerialists, trapeze artists, silk and hoop dancers and physical comedy. Tickets are $20, $15 for seniors and $10 for students, and can be purchased at or Music Coop, 268 E. Main St. Call 541-301-6804 for information.

Stolen Moments: Guitarist Dan Fellman, vocalist and guitarist Conny Lindley and Walter Lindley on upright bass will play American jazz standards, Latin jazz and Gypsy jazz from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane (off Dead Indian Memorial Road), Ashland. Admission is free. See or call 541-552-4900. 

Evening of Scottish Music: Singer, guitarist and mandolin player Brian Freeman, fiddle and mandolin player Crystal Reeves and singer Jim Finnegan will present Freeman's annual celebration of Scottish songs written and collected by Robert Burns at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, at Trinity Episcopal Church, 44 N. Second St., Ashland. Burns, who lived from 1759 to 1796, is known by many names, the national poet of Scotland among them. He loved women, nature, a good story and song. Flutist Tish McFadden and Celtic harp player Kathleen Page will present pre-show music. Tickets are $15, $5 for age 11 and younger, and can be purchased at Music Coop, 268 E. Main St., or at the door. Call 541-482-1915 for additional information.