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

Contra Dances

  • Sat Aug 27, 2016William Watson with The Jumpstarters
  • Sat Sep 3, 2016Noah Grinsweig with The Wisenheimers
  • Wed Sep 7, 2016 7:30 PMJoyride Contra Dance with Noah Grunzweig
  • Fri Sep 9, 2016 7:30 PMContra in the Couve! - Lindsey Dono / Ms. Behavin'
  • Sat Sep 10, 2016Gordy Euler with UnLeashed!
  • Sat Sep 17, 2016 7:30 PMThird Saturday Contra: Woody Lane calling; music by Jigsaw
  • Sat Sep 24, 2016TBA with The Euphemists
  • Wed Oct 5, 2016 7:30 PMJoyride Contra Dance with Woody Lane
  • Sat Oct 8, 2016TECHNO CONTRA with Buddy System and Lindsey Dono
  • Fri Oct 14, 2016 7:30 PMContra in the Couve! - Marlin Prowell / Hands4
  • Sat Oct 15, 2016 7:30 PMThird Saturday Contra: Carol Piening with The BFD
  • Sat Oct 22, 2016TBA with Wild Hair
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English Country Dances

  • Fri Aug 26, 2016 7:30 PMECD at BWT; Cynthia Stenger w/ Fine Companions
  • Fri Sep 2, 2016 7:30 PMNO ECD TONITE - go to Northwest Passage dance camp
  • Fri Sep 9, 2016 7:30 PMECD at BWT; David Macemon w/ Sue Songer, Laura Kuhlman, Jon Neff
  • Sun Sep 11, 2016 3:00 PMAdvanced ECD - Erik Weberg with Bill Tomczak, Betsy Branch, Sue Songer
  • Fri Sep 16, 2016 7:30 PMECD at BWT; Ric Goldman w/ Lisa Scott, Leslie Hirsch, Lori Shaffer
  • Fri Sep 23, 2016 7:30 PMECD at BWT; Erik Weberg w/ Carl Thor, Lori Shaffer, Laura Kuhlman
  • Fri Sep 30, 2016 7:30 PMECD at BWT; Elinor Preston w/ Heather Pinney, George Peck, Laura Kuhlman
  • Sat Oct 1, 2016 2:00 PMPortland ECD Ball workshop - Cynthia Stenger w/ Fine Companions
  • Fri Oct 7, 2016 7:30 PMECD at BWT; Cynthia Stenger calls
  • Sun Oct 9, 2016 3:00 PMAdvanced ECD - Dave Macemon with Bill Tomczak, Mark Douglass
  • Fri Oct 14, 2016 7:30 PMECD at BWT; David Macemon calls
  • Sat Oct 15, 2016 2:00 PMPortland ECD Ball workshop - Ric Goldman 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)