Thursday, March 22
Online Historic Lithia Park Tour: Take an online tour through Lithia Park in Ashland using Ashland Parks and Recreation’s story map that highlights historic sites and features throughout the park. Go to gis.ashland.or.us/lithiahistoric.
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.
Southern Oregon Concert Band: The community band will present “Around the World in Eighty Minutes,” a program of music by Funiculi, Padilla, Greig, Debussy, Grundman, Barker and other composers, at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 22, in the Music Recital Hall, 405 S. Mountain Ave., at Southern Oregon University in Ashland. Tickets are $5. Call 541-324-0404 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Friday, March 23
Pear Blossom Run: Register for the 42nd Annual YMCA Pear Blossom Run happening April 14, in downtown Medford. There will be a 10-mile race, a 10-mile handcycle or wheelchair race, a 5K race and 1- and 2-mile fun runs. Registration is $30, $23 or $8 for the 10-mile, 5K and fun runs, respectively. Registration will be $40 for the 10-mile and $33 for the 5K after April 8. Proceeds benefit YMCA’s programs for low-income kids, teens, families and seniors. See pearblossomrun.com or call 541-324-8348.
Author Talk: Author Apricot Irving will discuss her book, “The Gospel of Trees,” at 7 p.m. Friday, March 23, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.
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.
Stardust Trio: Singer Kacie Bowers, guitarist Tim Church and bassist Michael Barth will play a mix of jazz and pop standards at 6 p.m. Friday, March 23, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Sergio Marchegiani and Marco Schiavo: Tutunov Piano Series presents a concert by Sergio Marchegiani and Marco Schiavo at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 23, in the Music Recital Hall, 405 S. Mountain Ave., on the Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at oca.sou.edu/box-office or by calling 541-552-6348. Full-time students will be admitted free.
Saturday, March 24
Lithia Artisans Market: Dozens of artisans display handcrafted items from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays through October along Calle Guanajuato, the pedestrian walkway behind the downtown plaza that runs next to Ashland Creek in Ashland. Call 541-301-9811 or see lithiaartisansmarket.com.
4-H Rabbit Exhibit: Local 4-H members will display a variety of rabbits to pet and hold from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 24, the the Northwest Nature Shop, 154 Oak St., Ashland. 4-H members will also share their knowledge of raising and caring for rabbits. Admission is free. Call 541-499-2198.
Festival Noons: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will host a preface talk, offering an interactive in-depth introduction to “Othello,” at noon Saturday, March 24, at Carpenter Hall on the OSF campus, 44 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Admission is $12, $8 for ages 6 through 17. Call 800-219-8161 or see osfashland.org.
Southern Oregon Ukulele Players: The ukulele group will perform and host a sing-along from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at The Black Sheep Pub, 51 N. Main St., Ashland.
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 at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Patti Moran McCoy: Jazz and blues artist Patti Moran McCoy and her band — Sean McCoy on percussion, Theresa McCoy on keys, drummer Denny Massoff, bassist Adam Boyd, guitarist Nick Garrett-Powell and singers Gabe and Kelly McCoy — will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at the Havurah Synagogue, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Moran McCoy appeared on “The Tonight Show with Steve Allen when she was a teen, recorded with Duke Ellington and recorded for Mel Torme on jazz label Bethlehem Records. Tickets are $25 in advance and can be purchased at brownpapertickets.com/event/3327301 or Music Coop in Ashland. Tickets will be $30 at the door.
Emma’s Revolution: Folk duo and activists Pat Humphries and Sandy O will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at the Unitarian Fellowship, 87 Fourth St., Ashland. The award-winning duo’s newest is “Revolution Now,” their 2017 album that evokes Woody Guthrie-style melodies covering issues from reproductive justice to Black Lives Matter. Tickets are $20 in advance and can be purchased at emmasrevolution.com/live or facebook.com/emmasrevolution. Tickets will be $25 at the door. Humphries and O will offer a workshop at 1 p.m. the same day. The workshop is $25. A concert and workshop combo ticket is available for $38.
Sunday, March 25
Bahai’s of Ashland: The Bahai’s of Ashland and the Rogue Valley will present a screening of the film “Light to the World,” a film that showcases Baha’-u-llah and his teachings, at 10 a.m. Sunday, March 25, at the Varsity Theater, 166 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free.
Presentation: Southern Oregon Pachamama Alliance will present “Awakening the Dreamer Symposium: A Transformative Program,” from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, March 25, at the Ashland Food Co-Op Community Classroom, 300 N. Pioneer St., Ashland. Learn how to take action to create environmental sustainability, spiritual fulfillment and social justice for all humanity in this interactive, multimedia presentation. Admission is free, but donations are welcome. To register or for more info email email@example.com.
Art Salon: Local artists discuss the evolution of their art over the years and present digital photos of their work at 2 p.m. the last Sunday of every month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. On Sunday, March 25, artist Daniel Verner will speak. See jcls.org or call 541-774-6996.
Author Talk: Author Ani Tuzman will offer a reading and discussion of her book, “The Tremble of Love: A Novel of the Baal Shem Tov,” at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 25, at Havurah Shir Hadash Synagogue, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-488-7716.
Son Ravello: Aka Mysha Caruso, the singer, songwriter and guitarist will perform from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, March 25, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Monday, March 26
Library Story Time: Story times for babies, toddlers and children are available Mondays through Fridays at all Jackson County library branches. See jcls.org.
Tai Chi for Seniors: Tai Chi for adults 50 and older is held from 9:15 to 11 a.m. Mondays for beginners at the Grove, 1195 E Main St., Ashland. Advanced class is from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Thursdays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave. Admission is $4. Call 541-488-5342.
Color Mondays: Adults can express their creativity through coloring from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays at the Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Coloring supplies will be provided. Call 541-744-6996 or visit jcls.org.
Line Dancing for Seniors: Line dancing for adults 60 and older is held at 1 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave. Advanced line dancing is from 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Thursdays at the center. Admission is $2. Call 541-488-5342.
Film and Talk: A community screening of the film “PS: Intuition is Your Personal Guidance System,” a documentary-style film exploring the notion of intuition, will be shown at 6 p.m. Monday, March 26, at the Varsity Theater, 166 E. Main St., Ashland. A discussion will follow the film. Admission is $14.50 and tickets must be purchased online at gathr.us/screening/22376.
Ashland Calendar: March 22
Thursday, March 22