McKee Bridge

Five picks for live entertainment

Le Cirque Centre

The circus academy and its students will present a journey down the rabbit's hole with an adaptation of Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland" at 7 p.m. Friday, June 9, and 2 p.m. Saturday, June 10, in the Mountain Avenue Theatre at Ashland High School, 201 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Look for Alice, The Cheshire Cat, The Hatter, The White Rabbit, the King and Queen of Hearts and more characters as aerialists and acrobats fill the stage from floor to ceiling. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at alicecirqueshow.brownpapertickets.com, at Music Coop or Le Cirque. See socircus.org.

McKee Bridge Centennial Celebration

Celebrate the 100th birthday of McKee Bridge from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 10. To get there, follow Highway 238 to Ruch, turn south and follow Upper Applegate Road nine miles to the McKee Bridge Store. Oregon Old Time Fiddlers will play from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Butch Martin and Christina Lynn Martin will perform from 1 to 2 p.m., and Merle Ming will perform from 2 to 3 p.m. Look for Smokey the Bear, raffles, a silent auction, Applegate Lions tri-tip sandwiches and side dishes, a bake sale, root beer floats and more. Prizes will be awarded to those who dress in styles from 100 years ago. Call 541-846-7501 or email mckeebridge1917@gmail.com.

'In the Days of Teddy Roosevelt'

Singer Kacie Garner stars in this multimedia show that tells the story of American statesman, author, explorer, soldier, naturalist and reformer who served as the 26th President of the United States from 1901 to 1909. Look for songs by George M. Cohan and Irving Berlin, along with patriotic music "America the Beautiful," "You're a Grand Old Flag" and others. Shows are set for 7 p.m. Saturday, June 10, 1 p.m. Sunday, June 11, and 1 p.m. on Flag Day, Wednesday, June 14, at the Randall Theatre, 10 Third St., Medford. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased at randalltheatre.com or by calling 632-3258.

Bob Haworth

Singer, songwriter and guitarist of The Brothers Four and The Kingston Trio fame will present "Tales and Tunes from the Folk Rock Era" from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, June 15, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. He will trace the rise in popularity of folk music from Woody Guthrie and The Weavers in the 1940s and '50s to the many artists of the '60s. Audience members are encouraged to sing along. Call 541-774-6980 or see jcls.org.

Ashland City Band

The community band, directed by Don Bieghler, presents free summer concerts at 7 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 10 at the outdoor Butler Band Shell in Ashland's Lithia Park. Hourlong concerts will feature original works for band, orchestral transcriptions, marches, Broadway hits and more. Pre-show music begins at 6:15 p.m. and includes Dixieland Band, Jabberwocky Good Times Band, State of Jefferson Brass Ensemble, German Band and the Brass Quintet from Rogue Valley Symphony. Bench seating is available, and blankets and low-level folding chairs may be used for lawn seating. Call 541-245-9494 or visit ashlandband.org for information.




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