Wanna have a house dance????

Wanna have a house dance or a dance part with friends? All you need is 8 dancers and a little space. We can organize a band and caller for any event big or small. Dave Thielk 360-385-3308.

March 2015 - House Concert with W.B. Reid and Bonnie Zahnow; Square Dance with Roscoe and Amy Carroll; Contra Dance with Jo Yount;

W. B. Reid and Bonnie Zahnow at the Grange - March 1

Come on out to the Quimper Grange on March 1 at 7 PM for an evening of Old Time songs, fiddle tunes, string blues music from Mississippi and Memphis and songs and dance tunes from Mexico. W.B. and Bonnie perform on a variety of stringed instruments and are well known to Seattleites and Fiddle Tunes attendees. We are excited to have them here in Port Townsend playing for this special Grange sponsored “house” concert.
W.B. is well known up and down the West Coast as a consummate back up guitar player and has agreed to do an Old Time backup guitar workshop on Sunday afternoon. Space is limited so those who are interested should contact Chris Cooper at coopworks@gmail.com.

Square Dance with Amy Carroll and Roscoe - March 14

Caller Amy Carroll
Holy shmoly! Hot dance calling with hot tunes happening at Quimper Grange on March 14.   Come on down to the Grange.  Come by your lonesome, or bring a friend, or bring your tribe.  All dances taught, all ages and experience levels are welcome, all dances are taught.  7:30.   For more info call Dave Thielk at 360-301-6005.

Contra Dance with Jo Yount on March 21- Details Coming

February 2015 - T Claw, Skookumband, Airstream Traveler and Dave Thielk, Wild Phil and Sherry Nevins

Old Time Jam in Chimacum

SUNDAY, January 25....6-830PM
Chimacum Grange on Rhody Dr across st from Tri-area Rec Center

T Claw and Skookumband

T-Claw is coming to town to call a Square Dance at the Quimper Grange! He is nationally known and a local favorite. Music will be played by Port Townsend's own Skookum Band, featuring Joanne Pontrello, Charles Espey, Andrea Love and Alex Moro. Come shake those winter chills by joining in some Square Dancing with us! Quimper Hall Grange, 6-9pm, Sunday February 8th. $5.00. All dances taught. Partners not necessary. All ages! Family friendly!

Valentine's Day dance with Dave Thielk and Airstream Traveler

Caller Dave Thielk
On Valentine's Day, February 14, Airstream Traveler is playing with Dave Thielk calling.  A sweetheart's dance!   Partners not necessary.  All ages and experience levels welcome - all dances taught.  Family friendly.

Contra Dance with Wild Phil, Buffalo Gals, and Sherry Nevins!

Wild Phil and the Buffalo Gals
Caller Sherry Nevins
 Come and dance to the tunes of Wild Phil and the Buffalo Gals on Saturday February 21. Guest caller, Sherry Nevins will delight us as she calls the dance. 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.

Old Timey Jam in Chimacum

Potluck/old timey jam on Sunday, February 22nd at Chimacum Grange from 6-830 PM.
Come join in the spirit. Chimacum Grange on Rhody Dr across from the tri-area center.
Hope to see you there!!!!

January 2015 - Braking up Christmas Square Dance with Joanne Pontrello and Breakin' up Christmas

Caller Joanne Pontrello

Square Dance  

Come on up to the Grange on January 10th for a "breakin' up Christmas" square dance and social.  The tradition of "breakin' up Christmas" with community-based dancing and music goes back 100s of years and has its roots in southern Appalachia.  Local favorite Joanne Pontrello will be calling traditional Appalachian squares.  Music will be provided by Breakin' Up Christmas, with Dave Thielk on fiddle, Carol Hardy on guitar, and Chris Cooper on banjo.

Dancing starts at 7:30.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Partners not necessary.

Third Saturday Contra Dance

Come and dance to the tunes of the P.T. Cruisers with calling by Jo Yount on Saturday, January 17. 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.