Palouse Folklore Society


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October 11th and 25th -Saturdays: SLOW JAMS (Second and fourth Saturdays)from 1-3 PM 314 East Second St. attic (up the long driveway and up the back stairs.) For any interested folk musicians All experience levels welcome, including raw beginners. We may go over a piece more than once. Bring music or chords if you have them and share a little of what you are working on. There will not be an audience. We just go round in a circle picking a favorite tune, and others try to join in. Perfection not even considered! Come join us.

 

 

 

October 11th: Saturday: COMMUNITY CONTRA DANCE with music by Out of the Wood and calling by Sandi Klingler, at the 1912 Center (Corner of 3rd St and Van Buren in Moscow). 7:30 PM

 

Ahh... one of our favorite bands, Out of the Wood. Vickie Marron on keyboards, Pat Marron on mandolin and fiddle and banjo, Kathy Bowman on fiddle and Larry Simmons on bass. Great contra dance tunes from wonderful people. They're a great band, and its always a good dance when Sandi calls with them!

 

Beginner? No problem- Arrive at 7:30 and there are free lessons.

 

No Partner? No worry. There are lots of dancers - many would like to dance with you. All dances are taught. Singles, families & beginners are always welcome.

 

Free dance lessons at 7:30 8-10:30 Dance Admission: $6 for members, $8 for non-members and $5 for first time beginners

 

 

October 25th: Saturday: COMMUNITY HALLOWEEN CONTRA DANCE with music by Potatohead and calling by Karen Wilson-Bell, at the 1912 Center (Corner of 3rd St and Van Buren in Moscow). 7:30 PM

 

The Halloween dance is always one of our favorite dances during the year. Here’s your chance to dress up and whoop it up! Karen will call some fun dances and the music is guaranteed to be extraordinary with the wonderful Irish melodies of Paul Smith, John Watkinson and Lisa O'Leary, and driving rhythms of Dave Roon and special guest, Dan Maher. We’ll be doing photos again during the mid-dance break. So plan to come on out and join us!

 

Beginner? No problem- Arrive at 7:30 and there are free lessons.

 

No Partner? No worry. There are lots of dancers - many would like to dance with you. All dances are taught. Singles, families & beginners are always welcome.

 

Free dance lessons at 7:30 8-10:30 Dance Admission: $6 for members, $8 for non-members and $5 for first time beginners

 

 

Extended Calendar:

 

Oct 11: Contra Dance with music by the Out of the Wood and calling by Sandi Klingler, at the 1912 Center, 7:30 PM. This is a second Saturday.

 

Oct 25: Halloween Contra Dance with music by Potatohead and calling by Karen Wilson-Bell, at the 1912 Center, 7:30 PM. This is a fourth Saturday.

 

Nov 8 & 9: 19th Annual Spokane Folklore Society Fall Folk Festival. Spokane Community College, N 1810 Greene St. FREE

 

Nov 15: Contra Dance with music by Out of the Wood and calling by Joseph Erhard-Hudson, at the 1912 Center, 7:30 PM.

 

Dec 13: Contra Dance with music by Under the Wire and calling by Sandi Klingler, at the 1912 Center, 7:30 PM. This is a second Saturday.

 

Dec 31: New Years Eve Contra Dance with music by a groovy band who has yet to decide upon a name and calling by somebody cool TBA, at the 1912 Center, Potluck Dinner at 7 PM, dance lesson at 8:30, and dancing 9 - midnight!

 

Feb 11: House Concert with Sassafras Stomp, Adam Nordell and Johanna Davis, in the Attic at 314 East 2nd St, Moscow, 7 PM. Admission by free will donation.