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.



December 2016 - Square Dance with Caroline Oakley and Friends

December 10 Square Dance - Portland Caller Caroline Oakley and the Old Time Highway


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Caroline Oakley
Portland caller Caroline Oakley is coming to the Quimper Grange Square Dance and Social on December 10th. Last December, Caroline drove dancers at Quimper Grange wild while calling from behind her guitar. This year, Caroline is bringing the Old Time Highway with her to knock out the dance tunes. The combination will be an exuberant pre-holiday dance experience.

Dancing starts at 8 PM but you can come at 7 and jam with the band! All dances are taught. All ages and experience levels are invited. Families, tribes, couples, and lone wolfs are all welcome. Cost is $6 for adults; 16 and under are free. 1219 Corona. Bring a personal water bottle, please, and optional snacks to share with other dancers. See you there!

For more info, call Dave at 360-602-1270


December 17th, 7:30 to 11:00 Last Contra Dance of 2016

Kate Powers and David Miller from Sequim will be the musicians for the last contra dance of the year. In 2010 Kate, age 10, won a scholarship from the Washington Old Time Fiddlers, now at age 16 she is a first rate fiddler and violinist, playing, writing and arranging all types of music from classical to Cape Breton to Jazz.  She plays with incredible feeling and amazing dynamics adding great spirit to the dance. she is joined by David Miller on guitar bringing the extra drive to keep our feet moving. 


Lindsey Dono will be calling. Lindsey, originally from Massachusetts, brings an easy , calm approach to contra dances and it will be a pleasure to have here here in Port Townsend calling our December dance. From 7:30-8PM there will be a lesson.

Come join the fun dancing to live music.  Admission is $6, 16 and under free. Any questions cal, Tinker at 360-379-2882

NOvember 2016 - PT Cruisers for Contras; Anne Marie Schaefer with Wild Phil for Squares!

November 18 (Fri)  8PM to 11PM Square Dance with Dave Thielk and the Not Your Momma's Stringband.

Dancing starts at 8.  All dances taught/all experience levels welcome.  Come with or without partners, families and tribes.   Time to chase away the election blues!

$5.  9572 Rhody Dr; Chimacum, Washington 98325   8PM to 11PM.

Nov 19th (Sat) 7:30- 10:30  Contra Dance with PT Cruisers

Details coming! 

Nov 26th (Sat) 8:00- 11:00 Square Dance


The November Quimper Grange Square Dance and Social has been moved to the 4th Saturday, November 26!  Mark your calendars.

Caller Anne Marie Schaefer

This month, the effervescent Anne Marie Schaefer will be calling squares and related sets for dancers of all ages and experience levels.   Live music will be graciously and enthusiastically played by locals Wild Phil and the Buffalo Gals.  What a wonderful way to get out and celebrate on the Saturday that follows Thanksgiving day.

Dancing starts at 8 PM but you can come at 7 and jam with the band!   All dances are taught.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Our caller, Anne Marie Schaefer, will get you on the
Wild Phil and the Buffalo Gals
dance floor moving and shaking.  Wild Phil will be hitting the old timey rock and roll for your dancing pleasure.   Cost is $6 for adults; 16 and under are free.  1219 Corona.  Bring a personal water bottle.  See you there!

October 2016 Bruce Molsky, Frank Blade, Charmaine Slaven and Much More!

Bruce Molsky House Concert (7:00 PM)


For details on this concert, please check out www.quimpergrange.com!  The concert starts at 7pm. Doors will open at 6:45. Admission at the door is by a suggested donation of $15-$20.  There are no advance ticket sales)  There will also be a fiddle workshop in the afternoon.  Check it out at Quimper Grange.

Old Time Jam and Guitar Workshop with Frank Blade

Quimper Grange is sponsoring an Old Time guitar backup workshop on Oct 5th from 3:30-5:00 taught by Frank Blade, who will also be leading the Old Time Jam in the evening (starting at 7 PM). The workshop is $20 suggested donation.  Questions? Call Marla, 360-385-6924.  Frank will also be leading the monthly old time jam at Quimper Grange.  Details at www.quimpergrange.com.

Square Dance with Charmaine Slaven on October 8 at 8 PM.

The Dare to be Square folks from Seattle are coming over the Port Townsend to rev up the Grange on
Saturday, October 8, at 8 PM, and provide the Port Townsend square dance community with a sneak preview of what's in store at the Seatle Dare to be Square West event coming up in November.  Charmaine has called and played many dance in the area, and this marks her 5th time here at Quimper Grange.

Come by yourself, with a partner, the family, or the whole tribe.   All dances are taught (no experience necessary).  Live music and dynamite dance calling for a mere $6 for each adult (under 16 free).

Come at 7 and jam!