IT'S TIME TO RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP
Membership in the South Coast Folk
Society gives you a discount on admission to our monthly contra dances
and international folk dances. You also get the good feeling of
belonging to an organization that promotes participation in traditional
music and dance. Memberships run from June through May. Individual
memberships cost $10, and there are family rates. To join or renew,
visit southcoastfolksociety.wordpress.com and click "Join or Renew" on
the top menu. You can pay via PayPal or download a membership form and
mail it in with a check. Or just come to a dance or sing-along and pay
for your membership at the door. This month, if you're an existing
member, you'll get a renewal form in the mail too. You can ignore it if
you've renewed online.
In August, we have some events we need help with, and we have others that you can just sit back and enjoy.
SECOND SUNDAY SING-ALONG AUG. 9
p.m., at the North Bend Library. We've got the Rise Up Singing
songbooks. Acoustic musicians welcome! Continues year-round. And do you
like to sing? Can you help us out with something Thursday, Aug. 20. Keep
COASTAL CEILIDH IN CONCERT AT LIBERTY PUB
At 7 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 15, enjoy lively Irish music by local band Coastal
Ceilidh on fiddle, flute, accordion, guitar, penny whistle, hammered
dulcimer and vocals. Good food and beer, good friends, come share the
craic. This performance will be available to those 21 years of age and
older, and there will be a $5 cover charge per person all of which will
go to the band. The Liberty Pub is at 2047 Sherman Ave, North Bend.
LIFELONG LEARNING EVENT AT OCEAN RIDGE ASSISTED LIVING
Thursday, Aug. 20, at 2 p.m., South Coast Folk Society returns to Ocean
Ridge to participate again in their Lifelong Learning series. We'll
demonstrate international folk dancing to the music of Cultural Ecology,
and we'll lead a sing-along of familiar tunes. Come on down to learn a
dance and sing some songs. It's a fun event and everyone is welcome.
LARRY UNGER AND AUDREY KNUTH IN CONCERT AT LIBERTY PUB
Thursday, Aug. 20, at 7 p.m., come hear hot contra duo Larry Unger and
Audrey Knuth at Liberty Pub. Admission is $5. Larry, a renowned
guitarist and member of many contra bands, composed many contra tunes
that you've danced to. Audrey is a sought-after fiddler and fiddle
teacher. Enjoy some great music and have a nice meal at Liberty Pub.
CONTRA DANCE IN REEDSPORT WITH LARRY UNGER AND AUDREY KNUTH
Friday, Aug. 21, enjoy a free contra dance at the Reedsport Community
center with music by Larry Unger and Audrey Knuth. Callers are Stacy
Rose and Karen Olsen. It's a great opportunity to dance to some
high-quality contra dance music. Or just come and tap your toes.
Admission is free, thanks to a grant from the Douglas County Cultural
Coalition. But donations toward Folk Week are welcome.
FOLK WEEEEEEEK. FOLK WEEEEEEEK.
Oct. 4-10! See the schedule of events at southcoastfolksociety.wordpress.com/cdss-tour/.
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