Wednesday, Feb. 28
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.
Lecture: Architect Christopher Brown will offer a lecture "From Vision to Reality," on the vision and process behind the design and construction of the new Thalden Pavilion at The Farm at SOU from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, in the Presentation Hall at the Higher Education Center, 101 S. Bartlett St., Medford. The presentation will be hosted by The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Southern Oregon University. Admission is free and refreshments will be provided. Space is limited and reservations are suggested to ensure adequate seating and refreshments. For more details or to register, call 541-552-6048 or visit inside.sou.edu/olli.
Movies: Free films are shown at 2 p.m. the last Wednesday of each month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Free popcorn also will be available. Call 541-774-6996 or see jcls.org.
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.
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 Feb. 28 book is "Guilty as Sin" by Tami Hoag. Call 541-774-6996 or see jcls.org.
Presentation: Certified Life Coach Mark Gibson will explain his unique “Make it Happen Now” strategy that is essential to men and women who want to quickly improve their romantic successes with online dating at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-897-0679.
The Wood Brothers: Folk trio The Wood Brothers — upright bassist Chris Wood, guitarist Oliver Wood and multi-instrumentalist Jano Rix — perform at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, in the Music Recital Hall, 405 S. Mountain Ave., on the Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland. Their newest albums, a studio recording titled "Paradise" and a live album titled "Live at the Barn," were released in 2015 and 2017, respectively, on independent label Honey Jar Records. Husband and wife duo The Mastersons open the show. Tickets are $35, $15 for students, and can be purchased by calling 541-552-6348.
Thursday, March 1
Author Talk: Author Michael Niemann will offer a reading and discussion of his book "Illegal Holdings" at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 1, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.
Dart Tournament: Dart matches for seasoned and novice players start at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at The Black Sheep Pub, 51 N. Main St., Ashland. Entry is $5 and the pub will match the pot up to $50. Call 541-482-6414.
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.
Game Knights: No matter what kind of "Knight" you are, there is a board game for you to play at 8 p.m. Thursdays at The Black Sheep Pub, 51 N. Main St., Ashland. All ages welcome until 11 p.m. Call 541-482-6414.
Friday, March 2
Movie and Discussion: A film and discussion "Dissloving the Divide," will be presented from 7 to 9:15 p.m. Friday, March 2, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Learn about how to bridge the gap in political divisions. Admission is free and refreshments will be provided. See bridging.online.
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.
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center: The society presents a revolving lineup of chamber musicians of every instrumentation, style and historical period. This concert, titled "Vienna to Hollywood," features pianists Wu Qian and Juho Pohjonen, violinists Danbi Um and Sean Lee and cellist Mihai Marica. They will explore the musical connections of Schubert and Korngold at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 2, in the Music Recital Hall, 405 S. Mountain Ave., on the Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland. Tickets are $42 or $49, $5 for full-time students and Oregon Trail Card holders, and can be purchased at chambermusicconcerts.org or by calling 541-552-6154 or 541-552-6348. The group will present a free preview and lecture at 12:30 p.m. in the SOU music hall.
The Hamazons: With six legs, three brains and a stage as their lab, these "Warrior Princesses of Improv" — Cil Stengel, Eve Smyth and Kyndra Laugher — will present "Science Fiction: The B Movies" at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 2-3, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 4, at the Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland. Look for a two-act, unscripted story inspired by such '50s movies as "The Day the Earth Stood Still," "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" and "The Blob." Climb aboard a maiden journey into unknown landscapes, futuristic cities, colossal mutations and extraterrestrials — all through the lens of a pre-moon landing, Red Scare world. Tickets are $15 at hamazons.com or $18 at the door.
Saturday, March 3
Oregon Old-Time Fiddlers: The Oregon Old-Time Fiddlers will host its monthly jam session from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at the Ashland Community Center, 59 Winburn Way. Look for traditional fiddle tunes and vocals at this family-friendly event. Acoustic musicians may sit in. Admission is by donation. Call 541-779-8145 or see ootfa4.org for information.
Alice DiMicele and Force of Nature: Singer, songwriter and guitarist Alice DiMicele and her band Force of Nature — bassist Rob Kohler, Mikey Stevens on trumpet and guitar, Don Harriss on keys and drummer Nick Kirby — will debut DiMicele's new album, "One With the Tide," at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at Havurah Shir Hadash, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. DiMicele mixes jazz and blues phrasing with R&B and rock 'n' roll rhythms for a folk and roots sound she calls "organic acoustic groove." Tickets are $20 in advance and can be purchased at Music Coop, 268 E. Main St., Ashland, or at brownpapertickets.com. Tickets will be $25 at the door.