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→  February 24, Saturday, Contra Dance! Chico Schwall and Friends with Woody Lane calling

24-Feb-2018 

Chico Schwall plays, sings, writes songs and agitates as a soloist and with groups such as the Low T..

→  March 3, South Coast Folk Society Callers' Workshop

03-Mar-2018 

South Coast Folk Society Callers' Workshop A FREE CLASS CALLERS' WORKSHOP Teacher: Stacy Ro..

→  March 9, Friday, Treehouse with Karen Olsen calling

09-Mar-2018 

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

→  March 24, Saturday Euphemists with Gordy Euler calling

24-Mar-2018 

The Euphemists are not your ordinary contra dance band. Yes, they have fiddle and piano (provided by..

→  April 14, Saturday Slippery Slope String Band with Sue Baker calling

14-Apr-2018 

Sue Baker has been calling dances for over 10 years all over the Pacific Northwest. Sue says “..

→  April 28, Saturday Contra Swings Duo with Ric Goldman calling

28-Apr-2018 

Ric Goldman, now based in Portland, calls contra and English Country dances coast to coast and overs..

→  May 12, Saturday, The Nettles with Laurel Thomas calling

12-May-2018 

Laura Brophy on fiddle, Kevin Johnsrude on guitars, Michael Proctor on bass and Brian Bucolo on perc..

→  June 9, Saturday, Wisenheimers with Laurel Thomas calling

09-Jun-2018 

The Wisenheimers began as a 12-person Fleetwood Mac cover band, their early years marked by critical..

→  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

DanceMusic MORE FOLK NEWS

→  Cedarhouse Concerts in Monroe presents Kate Power & Steve Einhorn – New Folk/Americana

16-May-2017 

Tuesday, May 16 6:30-8:30 PM - optional potluck at 5:30 This fine duo from Portland has been fe..

DanceCASCADE CONTRAS 2018

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MIKE MEYERS HOUSE CONCERTS

(See Calendar for more concert dates.  See Music for list view.)

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COZY FOLK HOUSE CONCERTS

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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.

MusicDanceMUD CITY OLD-TIME SOCIETY

Mud City Old-Time Society is dedicated to promoting Old-Time Music and Dance events in the Southern Willamette Valley.

→ Mud City website

MusicOld Time Music

→Old-Time Music around town

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.

MusicFIRST WEDNESDAY SONG CIRCLE

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DanceMORRIS 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 .

 

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Like with many organizations we could not function without our amazing and gracious volunteers.

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

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