About Us

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: Every Friday evening at the Burlingame Water Tower Dance Hall
 2nd Sunday afternoons from October thru July, for an Advanced Dance at The Renaissance School
Contra Dances: PCDC hosts the 2nd, 4th and 5th Saturday evenings of every month at the Fulton Community Center
Family Dances: The 2nd Saturdays in October, November, January, February, March and April at the Fulton Community Center
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.
Northwest Passage, ou Labor Day Weekend residential Dance Camp.
Music Jams and Classes: Dance Tune Sessions, 2nd Thursdays, October thru May. 
Informal member-led music jam sessions, 1st & 3rd Mondays 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 .