Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Contra on the Coast

Dance in Sixes

SIXES — Camp, jam, socialize and dance at the South Coast Folk Society's "Contra at the Coast" weekend July 31-Aug. 2 at Sixes Grange, 44556 Highway 101, five miles north of Port Orford. On Saturday, Aug. 1, enjoy contra dancing and old-time squares 7-10 p.m. to the lively tunes of the Outstanding Open Band and local callers Greg McKenzie, Karen Olsen and Stacy Rose. Admission is $5 for adults, and children are free. No experience is necessary; the caller teaches every dance. Come promptly at 7 p.m. for a beginners' lesson. On Sunday, Aug. 2, enjoy "Waltzes at One" 1-2 p.m. and then Scottish, folk and English country dancing 2-4 p.m. At other times during the weekend, join the Outstanding Open Band for acoustic jams and fun at Edson Creek Campground.
Reservations are strongly recommended:
http://www.recreation.gov/camping/edson-creek-group-campground/, or try
Sixes River Campground 11 miles away. Learn more about contra dancing at http://southcoastfolksociety.wordpress.com/.

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