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Cheryl Wheeler, Singer/Songwriter, 3/30/12

Posted by:Ellen | Posted on: February 28th, 2012 | 0 Comments

Friday, March 30, 2012 at 8pm [caption id="attachment_1666" align="alignright" width="199" caption="Cheryl Wheeler in Ashland"][/caption] Tickets: $20/advance, $22/door, $10/teens 12-17, children under 12 are free with paying adult. Unitarian Fellowship, 4th and C Streets, Ashland "Cheryl Wheeler is an anomaly on the acoustic music scene. She has a rare gift for writing songs with lush melodies and lyrics of incredible beauty. On the other hand, she is a master of quick wit. Her observational humor has brought us a number of songs describing the utter ridiculousness of the world around us. And then there is the richness of her silky alto telling us what lies in the deepest recesses of her songwriter's heart." says, FAME (more…)

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Siskiyou Field Institute: Edible Plants, 3/31/12

Posted by:Ellen | Posted on: February 28th, 2012 | 0 Comments

Dates: March 31st, 2012 Location: Deer Creek Center, Selma, OR Instructor: Daniel Newberry and Bruce Kiser Tuition: $50 Naturalist Certificate, kids aged 10+ Description: Edible wild plants fascinate everyone, from the adventurer interested in learning wilderness survival strategies to the cook who wants to learn to prepare a meal from something new and different. In this class, you’ll learn how to identify common local plants, learn responsible wildcrafting procedures – most important of all - how to avoid poisonous plants. The class will finish with a feast that includes the fruits of our harvest in the field. For more information on the Siskiyou Field Institute and to sign up click here

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Klamath Bird Observatory bird walk in Touvelle & Denman, 3/10/12

Posted by:Ellen | Posted on: February 28th, 2012 | 0 Comments

Klamath Bird Observatory bird walk in Touvelle State Park and Denman WMA [caption id="attachment_2046" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Belted Kingfisher"]Klamath bird[/caption] When: Saturday, Mar 10, 2012 Where: Meet at 8:00 am at Wild Birds Unlimited in Medford Join birding guide and KBO board member Harry Fuller for a trip to this diverse habitat along the Rogue River. We will look for Great Blue Heron, Belted Kingfisher, Common Merganser, and Bald Eagle along the riparian corridor. We will also look for birds in the adjacent upland habitats, including Bewick’s Wren, Wrentit, Red-breasted Sapsucker, and California Quail. Meet at 8:00 am at Wild Birds Unlimited in Medford. Limited to 15 participants. To register, call (541) 770-1104.

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Klamath Bird Observatory Bird Walk, 3/3/12

Posted by:Ellen | Posted on: February 28th, 2012 | 0 Comments

Klamath Bird Observatory guides bird walk at Emigrant Lake [caption id="attachment_2041" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Titmouse, photo by Ellen"]Birding Klamath[/caption] When: Sat, March 3, 8am – 12pm Join KBO contractor, volunteer and local bird expert Frank Lospalluto for an exploration of the habitats at Emigrant Lake. This popular local birding spot hosts wintering ducks and shorebirds, as well as Bald Eagle, Osprey, and, if we’re lucky, Golden Eagle. We’ll also look for woodpeckers, Oak Titmouse, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, many wintering sparrows, and other birds that inhabit the unique oak woodland and shrub habitats surrounding the lake. Meet at 8:00 am at the Northwest Nature Shop in Ashland. Limited to 15 participants. To register, call 541-482-3241.

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Siskiyou Field Institute: Introduction to Bryophytes, 3/24 & 3/25/12

Posted by:Ellen | Posted on: February 24th, 2012 | 0 Comments

Bryophytes (mosses, liverworts, and hornworts) are tiny but important components of Pacific Northwest ecosystems. The Klamath/Siskiyou bioregion supports an amazing diversity of these fascinating non-vascular plants. In this class, students will learn about the basic biology and ecology of bryophytes, and will also learn to identify common species in the field. Class time will be divided between lectures, lab, and field trips. Date: March 24th and 25th, 2012  Location: Deer Creek Center, Selma, OR Instructor: Scot Loring Tuition: $100 Naturalist Certificate Click here to sign up for this Siskiyou Field Institute class.

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Camelot Theater “Gypsy”, 3/21 thru 4/22/12

Posted by:Ellen | Posted on: February 21st, 2012 | 0 Comments

Gypsy plays at the Camelot Theater in Talent Oregon -- March 21 - April 22 [caption id="attachment_2008" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Gypsy at the Camelot Theater, Talent Oregon"][/caption] Music by Jule Styne, Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Book by Arthur Laurents, suggested by the memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee. This Tony Award winner is a gripping story of one of the most frightening aspects of show business: the stage mother! The story starts in Seattle with Mama Rose pushing her two daughters into Uncle Jocko's Kiddie Show. June, her mother feels, is the most likely to become a star. Louise is plain and quiet and stands meekly in her sister's shadow. Along the way, Rose meets Herbie, a theatrical agent, and hires him as their manager. (more…)

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ePublishing Mystery and Crime Fiction, 3/18/12

Posted by:Ellen | Posted on: February 20th, 2012 | 0 Comments

[caption id="attachment_1974" align="alignright" width="150" caption="ePublishing Workshop"][/caption] Ashland Mystery Readers Group sponsors an ePublishing workshop on Sunday, March 18, 2012 from 12-4 at the Ashland Public Library, Ashland, OR Join mystery readers and writers to find out about the ins and outs of ePublishing. From editorial and marketing, to production, you'll learn about ePublishing from successful Pacific Northwest authors and expert publishers working right here in the Rogue Valley of Southern Oregon. (more…)

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Author, LJ Sellers presents “The Sex Club” at Bookwagon, 3/17/12 6pm

Posted by:Ellen | Posted on: February 20th, 2012 | 0 Comments

[caption id="attachment_1970" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Ashland Mystery Readers Group"][/caption]At the Bookwagon, Saturday March 17, 2012 6pm LJ Sellers printed The Sex Club in 2007. It was a controversial thriller that opened with the bombing of a birth control clinic, a young woman dead in a dumpster and, as Sellers says, a Bible study group that shared more than Good News. Who knew that Sellers’ first quiet effort would be followed by a series so successful that she can now write full time. For more information go to Ashland Mystery Readers Group

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Oregon Cheese Festival, 3/7/12

Posted by:Ellen | Posted on: February 17th, 2012 | 0 Comments

Rogue Creamery Cheese
Join us for the 8th Annual Oregon Cheese Festival at the historic Rogue Creamery on the Artisan Corridor in Central Point.
When: Sat March 17 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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5th Annual Ashland Fly Shop Gear Swap and Sale, 3/3 & 3/4/12

Posted by:Ellen | Posted on: February 9th, 2012 | 0 Comments

[caption id="attachment_1696" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Fly Rods for Sale"][/caption] Calling all Fly Fishing enthusiasts! This is an excellent opportunity to get into some great used gear at great prices! Event begins at 10 am and as in previous years there will be goodies & coffee on hand. Will Johnson says he's got quite a few rods to put out from Sage, Redington & more as well as reels from top manufacturers. Gear bags, fly tying materials and tools, and loads of fly lines - spey & single hand, fly boxes, travel tubes, clothing. (more…)

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