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CONTRA DANCES

→  February 25, Saturday, Contra Dance! Treehouse with Tarka Ayres calling

25-Feb-2017 

Treehouse is comprised of Bo Leyden (mandolin, banjo, flute), Becky Dorsey (fiddle), Benjamin Yo..

→  March 10, Friday, Contra Dance! Mulligatawny with Isaac Banner calling

10-Mar-2017 

Dance held at Village School, 3411 Willamette Street (site formerly called the old Dunn School) ..

→  March 25, Saturday, Contra Dance! Nettles with Lindsey Dono calling

25-Mar-2017 

Dance held at Village School, 3411 Willamette Street (site formerly called the old Dunn School) ..

→  April 6, Thursday, Contra Dance! Maivish with George Marshall calling

06-Apr-2017 

Dance held at Village School, 3411 Willamette Street (site formerly called the old Dunn School) ..

→  April 22, Saturday, Contra Dance! Chico Schwall and Friends with Karen Olsen calliing

22-Apr-2017 

Dance held at Village School, 3411 Willamette Street (site formerly called the old Dunn School) ..

→  May 13, Saturday, Contra Dance! Cultural Ecology with Sue Baker calling

13-May-2017 

Dance held at Village School, 3411 Willamette Street (site formerly called the old Dunn School) ..

→  May 27, NO DANCE, go to Northwest Folklife

27-May-2017 

http://www.nwfolklife.org/festival/ ..

→  June 10, Saturday, Contra Dance! Hands4 with Laurel Thomas calling

10-Jun-2017 

Dance held at Village School, 3411 Willamette Street (site formerly called the old Dunn School) ..

→  Westwind Weekend, Salem Folklore Community’s 31st Annual

05-May-2017 

Salem Folklore Community’s 31st Annual Westwind Weekend When Friday evening May 5 to Sunday aft..

→  Want to know more about what contra dancing is like?

31-Dec-2015 

Contra Dancing is FUN and easy to learn! Folks of all ages and dancing ability can dance contra..

EFS hosts contradances on the second and fourth Saturdays, September through June.
All dances start with a newcomers session.  No partner or experience needed, and families are welcome!

more about contra dances

MORE FOLK NEWS

→  Westwind Weekend, Salem Folklore Community’s 31st Annual

05-May-2017 

Salem Folklore Community’s 31st Annual Westwind Weekend When Friday evening May 5 to Sunday aft..

→  March 11, Lisa Lynne & Aryeh Frankfurter, House Concert in Monroe

11-Mar-2017 

Lisa Lynne & Aryeh Frankfurter are a multi-instrumentalist duo with Celtic Harps, ..

→  Findhorn Circle Dance, February 12

12-Feb-2017 

We do traditional dances from around the world along with newly choreographed dances to a variet..

CASCADE CONTRAS DANCE CAMP

Save the date - April 7-9

Online Registration now open. Everyone will be admitted until camp is full. Click below to learn more!

Register for Cascade Contras 2017, April 7-9



JOIN EFS

Members receive a $2 discount at regular EFS contra dances, discounts on special EFS events and voting priveleges.

You can sign up in person at any dance, or go to our Membership page and fill out the handy signup form.

NEW EFS CALENDAR

The new EFS calendar is up!  Check it out for EFS sponsored events.

NEW BANDS & CALLERS LISTING

We just launched the new, searchable bands and callers database. We're currently adding more bands and callers. If you are a band or caller who has performed or are scheduled to perform for EFS dances, we want you on this list!  If you don't see yourself, please contact us to update your listing.

FIRST WEDNESDAY SONG CIRCLE

→  Song Circle Updates

02-Nov-2016 

Song Circles are usually held on the first Wednesday of each month from 7:00 pm-9:00 pm. F..


MORRIS DANCING

Morris is a vigorous ensemble dance done with clashing sticks and ringing bells! It's long been performed in the villages of the English countryside. We invite you to join our Two Rivers Morris team. We practice Thursday evenings at the Atrium Building at 8th and Oak, Eugene. For more info call Patricia at 541-686-6117 or email 2riversmorris@gmail.com .

 

MORE EFS NEWS

→  Westwind Weekend, Salem Folklore Community’s 31st Annual

05-May-2017 

Salem Folklore Community’s 31st Annual Westwind Weekend When Friday evening May 5 to Sunday aft..

→  March 11, Lisa Lynne & Aryeh Frankfurter, House Concert in Monroe

11-Mar-2017 

Lisa Lynne & Aryeh Frankfurter are a multi-instrumentalist duo with Celtic Harps, ..

→  Findhorn Circle Dance, February 12

12-Feb-2017 

We do traditional dances from around the world along with newly choreographed dances to a variet..

 
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A big thanks to our volunteers who step up to the plate every year!

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