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Feb 2018 - Square Dance with Susan Michaels and the Canote Brothers

February 10 Square Dance - Susan Michaels calls for the Canote Brothers and their Happy Pals, Nancy Katz and Jack Dwyer


The Canote Brothers
Susan Michaels from Seattle will be calling squares and related on February 10, starting at 8 PM at Quimper Grange.  The band is none other than the fabulous Canote Brothers.  Adding to the mix will be bassist Nancy Katz and banjoist Jack Dwyer.

Susan Michaels was the featured caller at the 2016 Dare to be Square West in Seattle.  She calls  . . . everything . . and does it with style and energy.  She is hailed as one of the top callers on the west coast. The February square dance is guaranteed to be most excellent.  And, as if Susan isn't enough to get you all to the dance, the Canote Brothers and Their Happy Pals will laying down the beats for you all.  The Canotes have been playing in the Northwest for dances, events and their own radio show for over 4 decades. Their personal and musical enthusiasm, energy and humor knows no bounds.  Nancy Katz is an exceptional musician, with decades of playing bass, guitar and banjo.  She will be laying down the bass beats for this dance. Jack Dwyer, a well known mandolinist and banjoist is also joining the group.

All dances are taught. All experience levels are welcome and encouraged.
Caller Susan Michaels

This is a family friendly event (no alcohol). Quimper Grange is located at 1219 Corona in Port Townsend. Admission is $7; 16 and under is free. For anyone bringing their own personal water bottle, or arriving on foot or bicycle, admission is $5.  Let's reduce our impact!  Bring yourself, a special friend, the family, or the whole tribe and be prepared to rock out on this holiday weekend.  Come at 7 and jam with the band. For more information, call Dave Thielk at 360-602-1270.

January 2018 Happy New Year! Square Dance on Jan. 27 with the Mad Hattons and Dave Thielk

Because of the Portland Old Time Gathering, the January Quimper Grange Square Dance and Social
Caller Dave Thielk
will be pushed back until Saturday, January 27th.  Hope you all can hold on!  The best part, though, is that you all can get down to the Portland Gathering and come to the Quimper Grange dance.

Local caller, Dave Thielk (that's me) will be giving dancers a great ride with new dances from last November's Dare to Be Square.  He calls, a fine mixture of squares, circles, mixers, and reels.  The Mad Hattons are a fusion of Port Townsend's Scott Marckx/Jeanie Murphy and John Hatton. John Hatton hails from . . .all over.   Well, he will be hailing from Port Townsend on Januuary 27.

All dances are taught. All experience levels are welcome and encouraged.

This is a family friendly event (no alcohol). Quimper Grange is located at 1219 Corona in Port Townsend. Admission is $7; 16 and under is free. For anyone bringing their own personal water bottle, or arriving on foot or bicycle, admission is $5.  Let's reduce our impact!  Bring yourself, a special friend, the family, or the whole tribe and be prepared to rock out on this holiday weekend.  Come at 7 and jam with the band. For more information, call Dave Thielk at 360-602-1270.

December 2017 - Square Dance with Tony Mates and the Possum Carvers on December 9

December 9th, Square Dance and Social
Caller Tony Mates
Come on up to the Grange on Saturday, December 9th at 8 PM for a pre solstice square dance with Seattle caller Tony Mates and the infamous Port Townsend Possum Carvers.  Tony has been calling squares for a lifetime and is widely known throughout the region as one of the best.  The Possum Carvers have played our dances for four years, but individually have a 100 plus years of playing, dancing and calling experience.

All dances are taught. All experience levels are welcome and encouraged.
The Possum Carvers

This is a family friendly event (no alcohol). Quimper Grange is located at 1219 Corona in Port Townsend. Admission is $6; 16 and under is free. Bring yourself, a special friend, the family, or the whole tribe and be prepared to rock out on this holiday weekend. Please bring a personal water bottle and some snacks to share (optional).  Come at 7 and jam with the band. For more information, call Dave Thielk at 360-602-1270.