HOLIDAY: Festival on the Plaza, outdoor stage performances,
4-8 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Medford Center Plaza, 711 Medford Center, Medford. Free; 510-882-9929. Continues Dec. 10-13, Dec. 17-20.
VENDORS: Rogue Valley Christmas Market, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, outdoors at Fry Family Farm Store, 2184 Ross Lane, Medford. Free admission; 541-301-4189.
HOLIDAY: Festival of Trees, silent auction, through 2:30 p.m. Saturday, downtown Rogue River; proceeds benefit local children in need; 541-761-1379. Trees are in business windows or entryways. See Auxiliary to the VFW Rogue River Post 4116 on Facebook.com.
BENEFIT: Rogue Winterfest — Virtual Silent Auction, Tuesday through Dec. 6; benefits local mental health service; roguewinterfest.org.
ERNEST CLINE: "Ready Player Two"
BERNARD CORNWELL: "War Lord"
PHILIPPA GREGORY: "Dark Tides"
PETE HEGSETH: "Modern Warriors"
JAMES PATTERSON: "Deadly Cross"
NORA ROBERTS: "The Awakening"
JOE SCARBOROUGH: "Saving Freedom: Truman, the Cold War and the Fight for Western Civilization"
NALINI SINGH: "Archangel's Sun"
BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG: "No Fun Mondays"
MILEY CYRUS: "Plastic Hearts"
DARK TRANQUILITY: "Moment"
JENN GRANT: "Forever on Christmas Eve"
THE SMASHING PUMPKINS: "CYR" (double album)
Released Tuesday on DVD/Blu-ray and some streaming services:
"AFTER WE COLLIDED:" Josephine Langford and Hero Fiennes Tiffin star in a teen romance based on the hit YA novel. R
"AVA:" Jessica Chastain plays an assassin who must fight to survive after a high profile job goes wrong. With John Malkovich and Common. R
"BUDDY GAMES:" A group of old friends (Jensen Ackles, Olivia Munn, Josh Duhamel, who also wrote and directed) gather for a wild assortment of mental and physical challenges that also heal old wounds in this comedy. R
TV SERIES: "Better Call Saul, Season 5," "Mom: The Complete Seventh Season," "Riverdale: The Complete Fourth Season," "Strike Back: The Seventh and Final Season"