Upcoming Dances

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

Contra Dances

  • Wed Dec 7, 2016 7:30 PMJoyride Contra Dance with Jeremy Korr
  • Fri Dec 9, 2016 7:30 PMContra in the Couve! - David Kaynor / The Euphemists
  • Sat Dec 10, 2016No Family Dance in December
  • Sat Dec 10, 2016 7:30 PM2nd Saturday Contra: music by Sassafras Stomp with Eric Curl calling
  • Sun Dec 11, 2016 5:30 PMPDX Techno Contra
  • Fri Dec 16, 2016 7:30 PMHillsboro: Noah Grunzweig calling with music by Stringride
  • Sat Dec 17, 2016 7:30 PMThird Saturday Contra: William Watson calling; music by Jigsaw
  • Sat Dec 24, 2016No Contra Dance Tonight - Merry Christmas!
  • Sat Dec 31, 2016Contra Dance w/ Stage Crew @ Fulton
  • Sat Dec 31, 2016 7:30 PMNew Years Eve Dance in Corvallis
  • Sat Jan 7, 2017 7:30 PMNew Year Dance Celebration With Rodney Miller & Friends!!
  • Fri Jan 13, 2017 7:30 PMContra in the Couve! - Amy Carroll / Switching Protocols
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English Country Dances

  • Fri Dec 9, 2016 7:30 PMECD at BWT; Brooke Friendly (Ashland) w/ Lanny Martin, Jon Neff, Lori Shaffer
  • Sun Dec 11, 2016 3:00 PMAdvanced ECD - Dave Macemon with Bill Tomczak, Erik Weberg, Lisa Scott
  • Fri Dec 16, 2016 7:30 PMECD at BWT; Nan Evans (Port Townsend, WA) w/ Erik Weberg, Fred Nussbaum
  • Fri Dec 23, 2016 7:30 PMECD at BWT; Ric Goldman w/ Sue Songer, Sarah Goss
  • Fri Dec 30, 2016 7:30 PMECD at BWT; Erik Weberg w/ Sean Nolan
  • Thu Jan 5, 2017 7:30 PMMcMinnville ECD
  • Sun Jan 8, 2017 3:00 PMAdvanced ECD - Ric Goldman with Bill Tomczak, Leslie Hirsch, Lisa Scott
  • Thu Jan 12, 2017 7:30 PMMcMinnville ECD
  • Thu Jan 19, 2017 7:30 PMMcMinnville ECD
  • Thu Jan 26, 2017 7:30 PMMcMinnville ECD
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Special Dances & Events

  • Sat Jan 7, 2017 7:30 PMNew Year Dance Celebration With Rodney Miller & Friends!!
  • Fri Mar 17, 2017 7:30 PMFREE EVENT! English Country Dance for Contra Dancers
  • Fri Sep 1, 2017Northwest Passage Dance Camp
  • Sat Nov 4, 2017Portland 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 or go to the calendar.

Please be aware of PCDC’s Safe Dancing Policy.


Admission Prices

Regular PCDC dances

2nd Sunday Advance English dances 3:00-5:00 pm $10 – suggested donation
All Friday English dances and the
2nd, 4th, and 5th Saturday
contra dances
$9 – Non-members
$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:

ARS A Renaissance School Dance Hall
Advanced English country dancing every 2nd Sunday afternoon
Dance 3:00–5:00 pm
0234 SW Bancroft St, Portland, OR 97239 (map)
From the North: head South on I-5. Take exit 299A to merge onto OR 43/ SW Hood the Barbur Blvd.  Turn right onto SW Lane St. Turn left at 1st cross street onto SW Kelly Ave.  Turn right onto SW Bancroft St and look for the school on the left.
From the South: head North on I-5. Take the exit 298 turn left onto SW Corbett Ave. Turn left onto SW Bancroft St and look for the school on the right.
No street shoes permitted on the dance floor.
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)