The Portland Country Dance Community is a non-profit organization that promotes, preserves, and teaches traditional English and American music and dance in metropolitan Portland, Oregon. Our activities and programs include:
|English Country Dances:||⋅ Friday evenings at Burlingame Water Tower Dance Hall (Proof of Vaccination and masks required – click link for details).
⋅ 2nd Sunday afternoons from October thru July, Advanced Dance at The Renaissance School (currently on hold due to COVID).
|Contra Dances:||⋅ PCDC hosts the 2nd, 4th and 5th Saturday evenings of every month at Fulton Community Center (currently on hold due to COVID).|
|Family Dances:||⋅ The 2nd Saturdays in October, November, January, February, March and April at Fulton Community Center (currently on hold due to COVID).|
|Special Dances:||⋅ Portland Megaband Benefit Contra Dance, 2nd Saturday in March.
⋅ Portland English Country Ball, 4th Saturday weekend in October.
⋅ New Year’s Contra Dance.
|Dance Weekends:||⋅ Portland Raindance, our spring in-town dance weekend, the last weekend in April (cancelled for 2021).
⋅ Northwest Passage, our Labor Day Weekend residential Dance Camp (cancelled for 2021 due to COVID).
|Music Jams and Classes:||⋅ Dance Tune Sessions, 2nd Thursdays.
⋅ Informal member-led music jam sessions, Tuesdays for Contra tunes, and 4th Wednesdays for English Country Dance tunes.
|Virtual Concerts||⋅ Portland Live, our showcase of local musical talent, 3rd Sundays. Join us on Zoom with socializing before and after, or on our Portland Live YouTube channel.|
|PCDC Grants:||⋅ PCDC Grants Fund – to help PCDC members attend dance and music camps and workshops.|
Please be aware of our Safe Dancing Policy.
A more complete description of PCDC can be found in the PCDC bylaws.
Financials are available by request .