Wednesday, Jan. 31
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.
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 jcls.org.
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 jcls.org.
Siskiyou Sleuths Book Group: The book group discusses mysteries and welcomes new readers from 3 to 4:30 p.m. the last Wednesday of each month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. The Jan. 31 book is "Bucket Nut" by Liza Cody. Call 541-774-6996 or see jcls.org.
Phoenix Sigalove: Singer, songwriter and guitarist Phoenix Sigalove will perform from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31, 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.
Thursday, Feb. 1
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.
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.
Tim Church: The guitarist will play the music of Bach, Broadway, Brazil and beyond from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see bellefiorewine.com.
Friday, Feb. 2
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.
Tu b'Shevat Celebration: Rabbi David Zaslow and Morah Cyrise Beatty Schachter will lead a musical Kabbalat Shabbat and Celebration of the Trees at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2, at the Havurah Synagogue, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Tu b'Shevat, the most ancient ecological holiday, is a ritual passed down by the 16th century mystics of Safed. Fruits and nuts will be tasted to celebrate the emergence from winter into the time of the awakening of the trees. Admission is free but donations are accepted. All are welcome. Bring a potluck veggie dish to share. Call 541- 488-7716.
Margaret R. Evans and Robert Train Adams: Margaret R. Evans and Robert Train Adams will present a pipe organ concert at 12:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2, in the Music Recital Hall, 405 S. Mountain Ave., on the Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland. Look for works by composers Johann Sebastian Bach, Hugo Distler, George Thalben-Ball and John Philip Sousa. Admission is free. Metered parking is available in the Mountain Avenue lot. Evans is professor emerita of music at SOU and Adams is a composer who trained at the Paris Conservatory with many titles to his credit. Admission is free. Call 541-482-3075 for information.
Not Too Shabby: Singer Lisa Yriarte, guitarist Pete Brown and drummer Mike Fitch will play a mix of pop, blues, R&B and contemporary hits from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see bellefiorewine.com.
Nikita Fitenko and Katerina Zaitseva: The piano duo will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2, in the Music Recital Hall, 405 S. Mountain Ave., on the Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland. The show is part of SOU's Tutunov Piano Series. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at oca.sou.edu/event/tutunov-nikita, at the box office or by calling 541-552-6348.
Saturday, Feb. 3
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 from 7 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Jan. 13, at North Mountain Park Nature Center, 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Admission is free. Nate Trimble will lead the group.
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. The club will host a seed exchange from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 3. Bring seeds to share and take those that interest you. A small donation is requested. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Live Opera Demonstration: Mark Morash, director of musical studies at San Francisco Opera, will lead two master classes featuring 10 opera singers from the Rogue Valley and the West Coast at 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, at the Unitarian Fellowship, 87 Fourth St., Ashland. The master classes are open and provide an opportunity to see a teacher working with young opera singers. Admission is free.
The Lowest Pair: Banjo duo Kendl Winter and Palmer T. Lee will perform their signature Americana at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, in the Headwaters Room at the Geo Institute, 84 Fourth St., Ashland. Their music blends influences of Townes Van Zandt and John Hartford with poetic and playful ways with words. Since forming in 2013, The Lowest Pair has released five albums on Team Love Records: "36 cents," "The Sacred Heart Sessions," "I Reckon I'm Fixin' on Kickin' Round to Pick a Little," "Uncertain As It Is Uneven" and "Fern Girl & Ice Man." Admission to the show is $15 at the door.
National Association of Composers USA: Local members of the organization will perform piano solos and duets at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, at the United Methodist Church, 175 N. Main St., Ashland. Admission is $10, $5 for students. Call 541-488-5506 for information.