Calendar

Events in October 2021

  • PCDC PDX Contra Committee meeting

    PCDC PDX Contra Committee meeting


    Mon Oct 11, 2021

    The Portland Contra Committee meets (usually) on 2nd Monday's to support the needs of Contra dance events and dancers.

    Meeting locations vary and may be online.  Meetings are open to all PCDC members.  If interested in attending, volunteering, or would like a Zoom link, please email contra-chair@portlandcountrydance.org.

    Online - contact organizer for access
  • PCDC Tune Sessions

    PCDC Tune Sessions


    Thu Oct 14, 2021

    Learn contra dance tunes and participate at  PCDC 5th Saturday open band contra dances.

    Do you play a melody instrument and want to learn some of those tunes you’ve been dancing to?  The Second Thursday PCDC Dance Tunes Sessions are for you.  Tunes are taught by ear in true folk music style, by local musicians who are masters of contra dance music and are great teachers.  All instruments and all levels are welcome!

    Check out our website for more details and recordings of past tunes.

    Meetings are in SW Portland.  Got questions or want to be on the email list for reminders?  Email Sharon

     

     

  • CANCELLED: PCDC ECD Ball workshop: Ric Goldman with Fine Companions

    CANCELLED: PCDC ECD Ball workshop: Ric Goldman with Fine Companions


    Sun Oct 17, 2021

    THIS EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO COVID CONCERNS.

    MASKS, A SIGNED WAIVER, AND PROOF OF VACCINATION REQUIRED - check these details before arriving.

    The ball workshops are designed for learning the dances on the ball program and are not intended to be an introduction to English country dance. Familiarity with English figures and geography will be assumed at the workshops. Each of these workshops will focus on different ball dances and styling tips.

    If you are new to English country dance, please attend as many local English dances as possible prior to participating in the workshops.

    Suggested donation is $10.00

    No partner required. No street shoes permitted - dance shoes only on the maple floorboards, please.


    CALLER: Ric Goldman

    BAND: Fine Companions


    Directions to the Burlingame Water Tower:

    • From the North: head South on I-5. Take the Barbur Blvd. exit, Number 296A, and turn left onto Barbur. Travel 0.7 of a mile past Fred Meyer. Turn left onto SW Spring Garden Street. Travel 0.3 of a mile and turn right onto 17th Avenue. Look for the dance hall on the left 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 and merge onto Taylors Ferry. Travel 0.8 of a mile and turn left on 17th Avenue. Look for the dance hall on the right near the top of the hill.
    Burlingame Water Tower Dance Hall
    8936 SW 17th Av
    Portland, Oregon 97219
  • PCDC Northwest Passage Committee Meeting

    PCDC Northwest Passage Committee Meeting


    Tue Oct 26, 2021

    The Northwest Passage Dance Camp Commitee meets (usually) on the 2nd Tuesday of the month to organize PCDC's Northwest Passage Dance Camp held over the Labor Day weekend.

    Meeting locations vary.  Meetings are open to all PCDC members.  If interested in attending or volunteering to help out, email nwp-chair@portlandcountrydance.org.

    For more information about the camp, see our website at https://www.nwpdancecamp.org.

    Contact organizer