Here is our PSA for the Greenacres Barn Dance to be held from 7-10pm on Saturday, February 8.We are pleased to announce that musicians are coming from Alaska and Colorado for this special dance. The caller is also from Colorado.
From: South Coast Folk Society
Subject: South Coast Community Barn Dance
When: Saturday Evening, FEBRUARY 8, from 7:00PM to 10:00PM
Where: Greenacres Grange Hall, 93393 Greenacres Lane, Coos Bay, OR
Music by: The COLORADO CONTINGENT from Estes Park, CO
Guest Caller: Patricia Danscen from Denver, CO
Greenacres Barn Dance Feb. 8 Features Colorado Talent
The South Coast Folk Society will host a public Barn Dance on Saturday evening, February 8, at the Greenacres Grange Hall. This month’s Barn Dance features three hours of great live music starting at 7PM. There will also be professional instruction for new dancers. Barn dancing is a fun event for singles, couples and families. All ages are welcome.
Patricia Danscen of Denver, Colorado, is the guest caller this month. Her energetic calling has delighted dancers of all ages and levels of experience for over 20 years. She takes pleasure in seeing smiling faces twirling and whirling on the dance floor as she shares her passion for dance and music.
On stage playing fiddle and clogging will be Nancy Maple of Estes Park, Colorado. She is joined by Norman Farrell of Anchorage, Alaska, playing mandolin and penny whistle. Local musicians Alayne Olmstead and Jennifer Sordyl on fiddles, and Don Berg on Guitar will complete the ensemble. Together they play lively old-timey and celtic music.
The Second-Saturday Barn Dance is sponsored by the non-profit South Coast Folk Society. The program includes contras, circle mixers, and a waltz or two. Refreshments are available. Doors open at 6:45PM. Admission: General $7, Students w/ID and Seniors over 60 $6, Members $5, and Supervised Children under 6 are free. First timers who arrive in time for the 7PM lesson will receive a ticket for free admission to their second dance. The dances are alcohol and fragrance free. For more information call 541-572-5370 or visit http://southcoastfolksociety.wordpress.com or Facebook.