Calendar

Events in February 2023

  • Joyride 1st Wednesday contra dance with Rich Goss, caller

    Joyride 1st Wednesday contra dance with Rich Goss, caller


    Wed Feb 1, 2023

    Joyride first Wednesday contra dance with Rich Goss, 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 with Gordy Euler [Portland]

    SALEM Community Dance: The Pringle Creek Band with Gordy Euler [Portland]


    Thu Feb 2, 2023

    The Salem Folklore Community continues their First Thursdays Community Dance series in 2023. They will hold their next dance on Thursday February 2, from 6:30 to 9:00 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 Gordy Euler [Portland]. Masks are required and vaccinations recommended.  They 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.

    Admission is on a sliding scale, $5-10 per person.

    Newcomer session at 6 pm

    Dancing 6:30-9:00 pm

    For more info contact salemfolklore@gmail.com.

     

    Salem VFW Hall
    630 Hood Street NE
    Salem, Oregon 97301
  • 1st Saturday Contra Dance: The Stage Crew with Jesse Partridge (from Olympia) calling

    1st Saturday Contra Dance: The Stage Crew with Jesse Partridge (from Olympia) calling


    Sat Feb 4, 2023

    The Stage Crew are--Lori Shaffer, fiddle; Sue Songer, fiddle, piano; Lanny Martin, accordion, piano

    Jesse Partridge will use robins/larks role terms

    Newcomers' session at 7:00; dance from 7:30 - 10-30

    Admission: $6 - $20 sliding scale

  • PCDC 2nd Thurs Tunes Teaching, alternating George Penk & Betsy Branch

    PCDC 2nd Thurs Tunes Teaching, alternating George Penk & Betsy Branch


    Thu Feb 9, 2023

    7-9pm

    Odd months: George Penk teaching, in SW Portland

    Even months: Betsy Branch teaching, in SE Portland

    $10 PCDC members, $15 non-members

    Tunes are taught by ear.  We welcome all melody instruments and any level of musicianship!  For more information, see our website: PCDC Sessions (google.com).  To receive monthly announcements or for location details, email sharonjeanallen(at)yahoo(dot)com.

  • PCDC 2nd Saturday Contra: The Fiddle Hellions w/Noah Grunzweig

    PCDC 2nd Saturday Contra: The Fiddle Hellions w/Noah Grunzweig


    Sat Feb 11, 2023

    Our Saturday night series at Fulton Hall continues! The Fiddle Hellions will play. The band includes Sue Songer (piano, fiddle), Betsy Branch (fiddle), and George Penk (fiddle). Noah Grunzweig will call using gender-neutral terms. All folks must be vaxxed, boosted, and masked. 
    Price: Sliding scale: $6-20 per person, cash or check.
    If you have not been to a PCDC event since 2020, you can help expedite the entry process by filling out our contact tracing form!
    7:00 pm newcomer/refresher lesson
    7:30 pm dancing starts
    10:30 dancing ends
    Some dancers head to a pub for "afters" -- all are welcome!
  • 3rd Saturday Contra: Campaign for Reel Time w/Susan Michaels [Vashon Island]

    3rd Saturday Contra: Campaign for Reel Time w/Susan Michaels [Vashon Island]


    Sat Feb 18, 2023

    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 Michaels heading down from Vashon Island to call, using gender-neutral terms.
    Price: Sliding scale: $6-20 per person, cash or check.
    7:00 pm newcomer/refresher lesson
    7:30 pm dancing starts
    10:30 dancing ends
    Some dancers head to a pub for "afters" -- all are welcome!
  • PCDC 4th Saturday Contra: The Hat Band with Kelly Tabor

    PCDC 4th Saturday Contra: The Hat Band with Kelly Tabor


    Sat Feb 25, 2023

    Our Saturday night series at Fulton Hall continues! The Hat Band [Jon Neff, guitars; Syd Newell, fiddle) will plan for our dancing pleasure. Kelly Tabor will call using gender-neutral terms. All folks must be vaxxed, boosted, and masked. 
    Price: Sliding scale: $6-20 per person, cash or check.
    If you have not been to a PCDC event since 2020, you can help expedite the entry process by filling out our contact tracing form!
    7:00 pm newcomer/refresher lesson
    7:30 pm dancing starts
    10:30 dancing ends
    Some dancers head to a pub for "afters" -- all are welcome!