Contra and English Dances

Admission Prices

Regular PCDC dances

All English dances and the
2nd, 4th, and 5th Saturday
contra dances
$9 - Non-memnbers
$7 - Members
$6 - Students and Seniors
$1 off on contra dances
before 7:30
PCDC Family Dance $6 per adult, $5 per child,
$20 maximum per family

Other Portland-area Contra Dances

1st Wednesday Joyride Dance $7, $6 students
1st Saturday Contra Dance $8, $6 students
2nd Friday Dance in the Couve $7, $5 students and
children under 12
3rd Saturday Contra Dance $8, $6 seniors and students

Dance Times

Unless otherwise listed, English dances are 7:30-10:30pm; Contra dances are 8-11pm with a beginner lesson at 7:30pm.

May Event Caller Music
7 (We) 1st Wednesday Contra Dance at PH
7:30-10pm; no lesson.
Andrea Nettleton Joyride
9  (Fri) PCDC English Country Dance at BWT David Macemon George Penk, Sean Nolan and Heather Pinney
9  (Fri) Contra in the Couve at HDG Amy Carroll The Euphemists (Alan Snyder, Kaye Blessner, Paula Hamlin, Jerry Nelson and Dave Goldman)
10  (Sat) PCDC Contra Dance at FCC Noah Grunzweig The Euphemists (Alan Snyder, Kaye Blessner, Paula Hamlin, Jerry Nelson and Dave Goldman)
16  (Fri) PCDC English Country Dance at BWT Elinor Preston George Penk, Maia Hoffman and Heather Pinney
17  (Sat) Portland Third Saturday Contra at FCC Tarka Ayres The BFD (Betsy Branch, Fran Slefer and Dan Compton)
23  (Fri) PCDC English Country Dance at BWT Mary Devlin Sue Gray, Erik Weberg, Seth Goldman and Marjorie Millner
24 (Sat) No contra dance at Fulton this week. Everyone's at Folklife.
30  (Fri) PCDC English Country Dance at BWT Erik Weberg Betsy Branch, Seth Goldman and Mark Douglass
31  (Sat) PCDC Contra Dance at FCC Open mic with
Gordy Euler
Open band with Carl Thor and Lori Prime

June Event Caller Music
4  (We) 1st Wednesday Contra Dance at PH
7:30-10pm; no lesson.
David Kaynor Joyride
6  (Fri) PCDC English Country Dance at BWT Cynthia Stenger Sarah Goss, Fred Nussbaum and Carl Thor
7  (Sat) First Saturday Contra Dance at FCC David Kaynor Calico
13  (Fri) PCDC English Country Dance at BWT Mary Devlin Leslie Hirsh, Erik Weberg and Lisa Scott
13  (Fri) Contra in the Couve at HDG Jean Gorrindo The Crabapples (Teresa Fife, Bob Siberstein, Norm Cotton and Marta Lynch
14  (Sat) Dusk-til-Done Contra Dance
at NH
Jean Gorrindo

Susan Petrick
The Crabapples (Teresa Fife, Bob Siberstein, Norm Cotton and Marta Lynch)
Ratnip (Alan Snyder, Caroline McCaskey and Howard Booster)
20  (Fri) PCDC English Country Dance at BWT Nan Evans Bernice Rust, Seth Goldman, Fred Nussbaum and Sue Songer
21  (Sat) Portland Third Saturday Contra at FCC Erik Weberg Jigsaw (Dan Compton, George Penk and Heather Pinney)
27  (Fri) PCDC English Country Dance at BWT Erik Weberg Sue Gray, Sarah Goss, Jon Neff and Carl Thor
28  (Sat) PCDC Contra Dance at FCC TBA The Quarks (Betsy Branch, Bill Tomczak and Terry Wergeland)

Venues

BWT Burlingame Water Tower Dance Hall

English country dancing every Friday evening
7:30–10:30 pm

8936 SW 17th, Portland, OR 97219 (map)

From the North, head South on I-5. Take the Barbur Blvd. exit, Number 296A, and turn right. Turn right onto SW Spring Garden Street. Turn right onto 17th Avenue and look for the dance hall near the top of the hill.

From the South, head North on I-5. Take the Taylors Ferry exit, number 295, and keep left at the fork in the ramp. Merge onto Taylors Ferry, turn left on 17th Avenue and look for the dance hall near the top of the hill.

No street shoes permitted on the dance floor.

FCC Fulton Community Center

Contra dancing every Saturday evening
Beginner's session    7:30–8:00pm
Dance                            8:00–11:00pm

68 SW Miles Street, Portland, OR 97219 (map)

Off of Barbur, at the traffic light just East of Terwilliger

Must wear shoes in this venue

HDG Hazel Dell Grange 7509 Northeast Hazel Dell Avenue, Vancouver, WA (map)
NH Norse Hall 111 NE 11th Street, Portland OR (map)
PH Polish Hall

Contra dancing on the First Wednesday
7:30–10 pm

3916 N Interstate Ave, Portland OR (map)