Saturday, Jan. 27
Wedding Show: The Southern Oregon Wedding show will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 27-28, at the Medford Armory, 1701 S. Pacific Highway. Look for a bridal fashion show, cake sampling, a groom’s lounge, chances to win prizes and more. Every bride attending will receive 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 for ACCESS. To register see soweddingshow.com.
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.
Piano Recital: Alexander Tutunov, Christine Eggert and Thor Polson, joined by Joyce Stevens of Jacksonville, Michele Alspach, Pat Daly and Anthony Boc, will present a program of classical favorites and jazz at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, in the Sjolund Auditorium at North Medford High School, 1900 N. Keene Way Drive. Look for works by Franz Liszt, Frederic Chopin, Maurice Ravel, Astor Piazzolla and others, along with Polson's arrangements of pieces by Herbie Hancock, Thelonious Monk and Bill Evans. The show is sponsored by the Rogue Valley chapter of the Oregon Music Teachers Association. Admission is by donation, and all proceeds will be put toward scholarships for Rogue Valley music students. Call 541-535-2089 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 bellefiorewine.com 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.
Sunday, Jan. 28
Film Festival: Equus International "On the Trail" Film Tour will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 28, at Ashland High School's Mountain Avenue Theater. The festival will feature winning films from the Equus International Film Festival, "We Are All Here to Heal Together" and "The Horses of the Last Forbidden Kingdom." Doors open at 1:30 p.m.. Also look for refreshments and a silent auction. Tickets are $20.This event is a fund raiser for the Riding Beyond Free program for revitalizing breast cancer survivors through guided interactions with horses. Tickets are available online at ridingbeyond.org, at Paddington Station, Be Cherished Hair Salon and at the door.
Ice Skating Doll Party: The Southern Oregon Figure Skating Club is hosting its ninth annual Doll Party from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 28, at The RRRink, 1349 Center Drive, Medford. Admission is $10 and includes skate rental, games, refreshments, mini-lessons and more. Participants should arrive by 1:30 p.m. for registration. The first 100 skaters will receive goodie bags. For more information, call 541-770-1177 or see www.therrrink.com.
Friendship Force: Arnie and Mary Abrams, members of the Friendship Force of Southern Oregon, will present a profile of New Orleans through photographs at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 28, at Royal Mobile Estates Clubhouse, 1055 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville. Learn about the history, the wide cultural interests and the environmental challenges of the city. Admission is free and anyone interested in international travel is invited. Call 541-896-1232 or see ffsoregon.org.
Stamp Club: Members will gather for the Southern Oregon Philatelic Society's auction of stamps, postal history, collecting supplies and more at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, in the Fellowship Hall of Medford's First Methodist Church, 607 W. Main St., Medford. All ages welcome. Refreshments served. Call 541-770-1689.
Craig Wright Band: Singer, songwriter and guitarist Craig Wright, singers Savannah True Randall and Laynie McCartney and bassist Jeff Addicott will perform from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan 28, 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, Jan. 29
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 jcls.org.
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.
Author Talk: Author Sierra Faith will offer a reading of her new book, "Absolutely Adored: Stop Choosing Narcissistic Men and Finally Be a Well-Loved Woman, " at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 29, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.
Tuesday, Jan. 30
Children's Movies: Free films are shown at 2:45 p.m. Tuesdays at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Free snacks will be available. Call 541-535-7090 or see jcls.org.
Climate Meeting: Southern Oregon Climate Action Now will host a general meeting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. The meeting will be focused on “Paul Hawken’s Drawdown: A springboard for individual and collective action”. which is a comprehensive plan to reverse global warming. Admission is free. See socan.info.
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.