Friday, September 5, 2014

Barn to Dance

Our first dance of the new Contra Dance season features a great caller from Bend, OR.  His name is Ron Bell-Roemer and dancers here love the way he calls.
Music will be provided by our own South Coast Outstanding Open Band, This band features some of the most talented musicians from Coos and Curry Counties, and their music is wonderful to dance to.
Thanks for all your help last year. 
Looking forward to another year of lively dancing with your help.
Here is our press release.  A copy is attached in PDF format.
Call me at 541-572-5370 if you have any questions.
Paul Poresky for the South Coast Folk Society.

From: South Coast Folk Society
Subject: South Coast Community Contra Dance
When: Saturday Evening, September 13, from 7:00PM to 10:00PM
Where: Greenacres Grange Hall, 93393 Greenacres Lane, Coos Bay, OR
Guest Caller: Ron Bell-Roemer from Bend, Oregon
Big Contra Dance September 13 in Greenacres
The South Coast Folk Society will host a big public Contra Dance at the Greenacres Grange Hall on Saturday evening, September 13.  Singles, couples and families are all welcome. The fun begins at 7PM with dance instruction.  Ron Bell-Roemer of Bend will teach the simple steps and patterns of this exciting way to dance to live music.  The dances are so easy to learn that all levels of experience will enjoy dancing together, and Ron is a great teacher.  He will go on to call a variety of interesting dances throughout the evening.
Music for our September dance will be provided by The Outstanding Open Band, a vibrant collection of charismatic musicians from the South Coast.  They will play lively, energizing dance tunes until 10PM.  The program includes contras, circle mixers, and a waltz or two.  First timers who arrive in time for the 7PM lesson will receive a ticket for free admission to their second dance.  This event is alcohol and fragrance free.  Put on your dancing shoes and join us.
The Second-Saturday Contra Dance is sponsored by the non-profit Folk Society.   Refreshments are available during the dance.  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. For more information call 541-572-5370 or visit  or Facebook.

The South Coast Folk Society is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation, study, teaching, enjoyment, and continuing evolution of traditional and historical dance, music, and song

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