Community Contra Dances, English Country Dances and related events (venues at the bottom):

Contra Dances

  • Fri Jul 8, 2016 7:30 PMContra in the Couve! - Tarka Ayres / Thyme Travelers
  • Sat Jul 9, 2016Rich Goss with Stepwise
  • Sat Jul 16, 2016 7:30 PMThird Saturday Contra: Lindsey Dono calling; music by George, Heather, Erik & Steven
  • Sat Jul 23, 2016Ric Goldman with Steam
  • Sat Jul 30, 2016Open Band With Laurel Thomas, Gordy and Lanny
  • Fri Aug 12, 2016 7:30 PMContra in the Couve! - Woody Lane / Riffraff
  • Sat Aug 13, 2016Erik Weberg with John Light
  • Sat Aug 20, 2016 7:30 PMThird Saturday Contra: Rich Goss calling; music by George, Heather, Fran & Dan
  • Sat Aug 27, 2016William Watson with The Jumpstarters
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English Country Dances

  • Fri Jul 1, 2016 7:30 PMECD at BWT; Erik Weberg w/ Carl Thor, Jon Neff, Sean Nolan
  • Fri Jul 8, 2016 7:30 PMECD at BWT; David Macemon w/ Fine Companions
  • Fri Jul 15, 2016 7:30 PMECD at BWT; Ric Goldman w/ Richard Scher, Lori Shaffer, Sara Gross
  • Fri Jul 22, 2016 7:30 PMECD at BWT; Nan Evans w/ Full Circle
  • Sun Jul 24, 2016 4:00 PMOpen band/open calling ECD party. RSVP required - click for details. (non-PCDC event)
  • Fri Jul 29, 2016 7:30 PMECD at BWT; Elinor Preston w/ Landon Martin, Laura Kuhlman, Jon Neff
  • Fri Aug 5, 2016 7:30 PMECD at BWT; Ric Goldman w/ Damsels
  • Fri Aug 12, 2016 7:30 PMECD at BWT; Erik Weberg w/ Landon Martin, Alan Rutherford, Jon Neff
  • Fri Aug 19, 2016 7:30 PMECD at BWT; David Macemon w/ Lisa Scott, Leslie Hirsch, & TBD
  • Fri Aug 26, 2016 7:30 PMECD at BWT; Cynthia Stenger w/ Fine Companions
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Special Dances & Events

  • Fri Sep 2, 2016Northwest Passage Dance Camp - REGISTRATION NOW OPEN - click for details
  • Sat Nov 5, 2016Portland English Country Dance Ball - registration req'd, click for details
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To see the complete PCDC two-month dance schedule, check out the current issue of Footnotes, the PCDC newsletter.

Please be aware of PCDC’s Safe Dancing Policy.

 

Admission Prices

Regular PCDC dances

All English dances and the
2nd, 4th, and 5th Saturday
contra dances
$9 – Non-memnbers
$7 – Members
$6 – Students and Seniors
$1 off on contra dances
before 7:30
PCDC Family Dance $6 per adult, $5 per child,
$20 maximum per family
Other Portland-area Contra Dances

1st Wednesday Joyride Dance $7, $6 students
1st Saturday Contra Dance $8, $6 students
2nd Friday Dance in the Couve $7, $5 students and
children under 12
3rd Saturday Contra Dance $8, $6 seniors and students
Dance Times

Unless otherwise listed, English dances are 7:30-10:30pm; Contra dances are 8-11pm with a beginner lesson at 7:30pm.

 

Venues:

BWT Burlingame Water Tower Dance Hall
English country dancing every Friday evening
Dance 7:30–10:30 pm
8936 SW 17th Ave, Portland, OR 97219 (map)
From the North: head South on I-5. Take the Barbur Blvd. exit, Number 296A, and turn right. Turn right onto SW Spring Garden Street. Turn right onto 17th Avenue and look for the dance hall near the top of the hill.
From the South: head North on I-5. Take the Taylors Ferry exit, number 295, and keep left at the fork in the ramp. Merge onto Taylors Ferry, turn left on 17th Avenue and look for the dance hall near the top of the hill.
No street shoes permitted on the dance floor.
FCC Fulton Community Center
Contra dancing every Saturday evening
Beginner’s session 7:30–8:00pm
Dance 8:00–11:00pm
68 SW Miles Street, Portland, OR 97219 (map)
Off of Barbur, at the traffic light just East of Terwilliger
HDG Hazel Dell Grange
Contra dancing on the 2nd Friday
Beginner’s session 7:30–8:00pm
Dance 8:00–11:00pm
7509 Northeast Hazel Dell Avenue, Vancouver, WA (map)
NH Norse Hall 111 NE 11th Street, Portland OR (map)
PH Polish Hall
Contra dancing on the 1st Wednesday
Dance 7:30–10 pm
3916 N Interstate Ave, Portland OR (map)