Wednesday, Nov. 22

    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.

    North Mountain Park & Nature Center: The Nature Center offers a variety of programs and interpretive exhibits that teach local natural and cultural history and sustainable living. Explore the park’s demonstration gardens, nature trails, pavilion, picnic and play areas. The North Mountain Park & Nature Center is next to Bear Creek at 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. The park is open sunrise to sunset, and the nature center is open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Call 541-488-6606 or see

    Thursday, Nov. 23

     Nia DanceFeast: Rachael Resch will facilitate the 18th annual Nia Thanksgiving DanceFeast from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 23, at The DanceSpace, 280 E. Hersey St. #10, Ashland. Admission is $15. Nia mixes dance and martial arts. Participants will use simple moves and free-form dance while listening to world beat music. Call 541-488-1192 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.

    Friday, Nov. 24

    Woodcraft Show: The Siskiyou Woodcraft Guild presents its 38th Annual Harvest Show of Fine Woodworking from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 26, in the Oregon Shakespeare Festival Hay-Patton Rehearsal Center, 30 S. First St., Ashland. Admission is free. Guild members will show furniture, turned bowls, sculptures and more from local, domestic and imported wood. See

    Magic Show: Magical Michael will perform a free interactive magic show at 1:30 and 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25, during a Holiday Open House from noon to 5 p.m. at The Northwest Nature Shop, 154 Oak St., Ashland. The open house includes holiday crafts for kids, hot chocolate and tastings of wine, local cheese, chocolate and more. See

    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.

    Jen Ambrose: Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Jen Ambrose will play a mix of original blues, soul and folk at 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane (off Dead Indian Memorial Road), Ashland. Admission is free. See or call 541-552-4900.

    Saturday, Nov. 25

    Waggin' Tales Used Book Sale: Friends of the Animal Shelter's pay-what-you-want book sale will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, and noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 26, at Jackson County Animal Services, 5595 S. Pacific Highway, Phoenix. Book purchases support FOTAS programs. Call 917-602-9074.

    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 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane (off Dead Indian Memorial Road), Ashland. Admission is free. See or call 541-552-4900.

    Sunday, Nov. 26

    Ice Skating: The Ashland Rotary Centennial Ice Rink will be open every day through Feb. 19. Skate rentals, snacks and hot drinks are available. Call 541-488-9189 or see for schedule and admission information.

    Bob Rawlings Trio: Sax player Bob Rawlings, pianist David Scoggin and bassist Jeff Addicott will play an acoustic mix of classic jazz and bossanova reminiscent of Stan Getz and Paul Desmond at 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 26, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane (off Dead Indian Memorial Road), Ashland. Admission is free. See or call 541-552-4900.

    Monday, Nov. 27

    Library Story Time: Story times for babies, toddlers and children are available Mondays through Fridays at all Jackson County library branches. See

    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.

    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.

    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

    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

    Tuesday, Nov. 28

    Author Talk: Author Clive Rosengren will introduce his new novel, “Velvet on a Tuesday Afternoon,”  the third book in his Eddie Collins mystery series at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6996 or see

    Lecture: The Talent Historical Society hosts presentations the fourth Tuesday of every month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Talent Historical Society Museum, 105 N. Market St., Talent. Tuesday, Nov. 28, Talent Historical Society board member Emmalisa Whalley will give a talk on "Birds of Talent". Admission is free. For info, call 541-512-8838.

    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.

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