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.



February 2015 - T Claw, Skookumband, Airstream Traveler and Dave Thielk


Old Time Jam in Chimacum

POTLUCK/OLD TIMEY JAM @ CHIMACUM GRANGE....ALL AGES
SUNDAY, FERUARY 25....6-830PM
BRING A DISH TO SHARE N GET READY FOR JAMMING. MOSTLY OLD TIMEY TUNES. ALL LEVELS OF EXPERIENCE. WE WILL HAVE SOME FUN!! HOPE TO SEE U THERE!!!
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

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.  

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.

December 2014 - Trillium Stringband with Amy Hofer; Jeanie Murphy and Tunes from the North

Lost and Found Items
Have you come to a Quimper Grange dance in the past year and left something behind?   Check out the photo or our lost and found!   All remaining goods will be auctioned off or given away at the end of the year!  There are shoes, water bottles, hats, scarves, paints, vests, coats and t-shirts!

December 13 Square Dance

Seattle's Trillium Stringband with Portland caller Amy Hofer will be hosting the December 13 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 7:30.

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. $5.00 adults; 16 and under free. For more information, call Dave Thielk 360-301-6005.

December 20 Contra Dance

Jeanie Murphy will be calling our contra dance on December 20, with tune
provided by Greywolf featuring Len Feldman, Katya Kirsch, and Dave Thielk.

December 31 Fifth Annual Quimper Grange Fundraiser Dance


Last but not least, this year marks the 5th Annual New Year's Eve Fundraiser Dance.  Two local bands, Susannah Gals and Airstream Traveler, with Dave Thielk and possible guest callers, calling the dances.  Admission will with suggested $10.00 donation (no one turned away).
Susannah Gals
The even is family friendly and alcohol free.   Susannah Gals will be playing from 8 to 10, with Airstream Traveler on from 10 till
midnight.