Calendar

Events in November 2022

  • Joyride first Wednesday contra dance with Lindsey Dono has been cancelled. Explanation at our web site.

    Joyride first Wednesday contra dance with Lindsey Dono has been cancelled. Explanation at our web site.


    Wed Nov 2, 2022

    Joyride first Wednesday contra dance with Lindsey Dono, caller

    Please see the Joyride web site for event details (including printable flier) and covid protocols

    https://joyride.erikweberg.com/

    3916 N Interstate Av
    Portland, Oregon 97227
    503-281-7352
  • SALEM Community Dance: The Pringle Creek Band w/Jana Rygas

    SALEM Community Dance: The Pringle Creek Band w/Jana Rygas


    Thu Nov 3, 2022

    The Salem Folklore Community is starting up a new First Thursdays Community Dance series this fall. The series kicks off with a dance on Thursday October 6, from 6:30 to 9:30 at the VFW Hall (630 Hood St. NE), with music by the Pringle Creek Band (Dennis Rothrock, Louise Rothrock, Shawn Morford, and Jeff Graham) and calling by Jana Rygas.  Masks will be required and vaccinations recommended.  We hope to create a welcoming atmosphere for both new and experienced dancers, with circles, squares, and contras designed to foster success and fun for all.  Future dances will be November 3 and December 1.  For more info contact salemfolklore@gmail.com.

    Salem VFW Hall
    630 Hood Street NE
    Salem, Oregon 97301
  • First Saturday Contra Dance: Bandwidth with Rich Goss Calling

    First Saturday Contra Dance: Bandwidth with Rich Goss Calling


    Sat Nov 5, 2022

    Bandwidth is--Gordy Euler, fiddle, whistle, piano; Keith Moe, fiddle; Carl Thor, mandolin, piano

    Rich Goss will use robins/larks role terms

    Newcomer session at 7:00; dance from 7:30 - 10-30

    Hosted by The Stage Crew

  • PCDC 2nd Saturday Contra: The Hat Band w/Laurel Thomas. (preregistration encouraged)

    PCDC 2nd Saturday Contra: The Hat Band w/Laurel Thomas. (preregistration encouraged)


    Sat Nov 12, 2022

    Our Saturday night series at Fulton Hall continues! The Hat Band will play. They are Syd Newell (fiddle) and Jon Neff (guitar, effects). All folks must be vaxxed, boosted, and masked.  Laurel Thomas will call using the terms Larks & Robins.
    Event registration is no longer required, but if you have not been to a PCDC event this year, you can help expedite the entry process by filling out our contact tracing form!
    We have a new start time for 2022: 7 pm for newcomer/refresher lesson, 7:30 pm for dancing.
  • VENUE CHANGE: PCDC Special Contra: The Engine Room w/George Marshall AT POLISH HALL

    VENUE CHANGE: PCDC Special Contra: The Engine Room w/George Marshall AT POLISH HALL


    Tue Nov 15, 2022

    We have a special event dance with talent from far-flung locations!
    The Engine Room will play; George Marshall from Massachusetts will call. All folks must be vaxxed, boosted, and masked. 
    "The Engine Room is a brand new contra dance band hailing from both coasts and places in between. Featuring Noah VanNorstrand (Great Bear, Buddy System), Kelsey Wells (Turnip the Beet), and Alex Sturbaum (Countercurrent), the Engine Room will lay down a driving, nonstop groove that is sure to get you moving.”
    AT THE POLISH HALL, 3832 N. Interstate Avenue (VENUE CHANGE)
    Event registration is no longer required, but if you have not been to a PCDC event this year, you can help expedite the entry process by filling out our contact tracing form!
    We have a new start time for 2022: 7 pm for newcomer/refresher lesson, 7:30 pm for dancing.
    3916 N Interstate Av
    Portland, Oregon 97227
    503-281-7352
  • 3rd Saturday Contra: The Campaign for Reel Time with Susan Petrick

    3rd Saturday Contra: The Campaign for Reel Time with Susan Petrick


    Sat Nov 19, 2022

    Mark your calendars now for the next Saturday night dance at Fulton Hall. The Campaign for Reel Time will play (Betsy Branch, fiddle; Mark Douglass, keyboard; Bill Tomczak, clarinet, saxophone, percussion) with Susan Petrick heading up from the San Francisco Bay Area to call.

    Newcomer introductory session at 7:00, dance from 7:30 to 10:00.

     

  • PCDC 4th Saturday Contra: The Stumptones with Laurel Thomas

    PCDC 4th Saturday Contra: The Stumptones with Laurel Thomas


    Sat Nov 26, 2022

    Our Saturday night series at Fulton Hall continues! The Stumptones features Lanny Martin, Gordy Euler, and Sue Songer. Caller Laurel Thomas will use gender-neutral terms. All folks must be vaxxed, boosted, and masked. 
    Event registration is no longer required, but if you have not been to a PCDC event this year, you can help expedite the entry process by filling out our contact tracing form.
    We have a new start time for 2022: 7 pm for newcomer/refresher lesson, 7:30 pm for dancing.