Old time rock and roll with four edges and four corners? Yep, at Quimper Grange on December 12! Portland caller Caroline Oakley and the Carolina Rowdies welcome all ages and all abilities. Rustle up some dancing accomplices and come on down to the Grange tonight. Or just show up on your own! Partners are not necessary. All dances taught, all ages and experience levels are welcome, 8:00 - 11:00. Come and jam at 7 before the dance. Please bring a personal water container, and if so inclined, snacks to share. $6. For more info call Dave Thielk at 360-301-6005.
On November 6th at 7:30pm, the Quimper Grange is excited to host a house concert by the fabulous Todalo Shakers. The Shakers play vintage jug band, party blues and old time rags & stomps which sound like they are lifted right out of 1928 in Memphis, Tennessee or Dallas, Texas. The band features lots of harmony singing, making for a rich palette of vocal blends and a great feeling of camaraderie; the exuberance and fondness that the musicians feel for their material and for each other is unmistakable.
Band members include Eric & Suzy Thompson, Frannie Leopold, W.B. Reid and Matt Weiner.
November 14 Square Dance - Caller Anne Marie Schaefer with rockin' good tunes from the Possum Carvers
Thunder in November? Yep, at Quimper Grange! November 14! Caller Anne Marie Schaeffer, along with the carnivorous Possum Carvers, welcomes all ages and all abilities. Come on down to the Grange tonight, by your lonesome, or with a friend, or with your tribe. All dances taught, all ages and experience levels are welcome, all dances are taught. 8:00. Bring an instrument and jam with the band at 7! Dancers are encouraged to bring snacks to share, and their own personal water bottle. For more info call Dave Thielk at 360-301-6005.
November 21 Contra Dance with Fred Park
The delightful, smooth, and inspirational Fred Park will be calling the contra dance this month. Don't miss this chance to dance to one of the best callers around. Dancing starts at 7:30 at Quimper Grange!
November 23 Contra Dance with George Marshall in Port Angeles
October 10 Square Dance with Amy Hofer and Trillium Stringband
Seattle's Trillium Stringband with Portland caller Amy Hofer will be hosting the October 10 Quimper Grange Square Dance and Social! Trillium Stringband features Charmaine Slaven on fiddle, Aisling McCarron on banjo, & Brigid Blume on guitar. Between Amy Hofer and Trillium Stringband, come prepared to knock your socks off! Dancing starts at 8:00.
Amy Hofer can call anywhere!
Amy Hofer will teach all dances; experience is not necessary. Our dances are family friendly, and open to all ages and experience levels. Partners are not necessary, so come by yourself, with a friend, with your family, or the whole block. Dancers are encouraged to bring their own personal water bottle, and snacks to share with other dancers if inclined.. Quimper Grange, 1219 Corona in Port Townsend. $6.00 adults; 16 and under free. For more information, call Dave Thielk 360-301-6005.
October 17 Contra Dance with Eric Curl and the P.T. Cruisers!
Come and dance with us on Saturday October 17. The P.T. Cruisers play while Eric Curl calls. We start at 7:30 and end about 10:30. $6.00 fee, $3.00 for those 3 to 18 years, free for under 3. The Quimper Grange is located at 1219 Corona St., in Port Townsend.