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Calendar of Events

            Our calendar attempts to be accurate. But it's always a good idea to check with the sponsoring venue for late changes, cost, ticket availability,  etc.
          There are folk dances every Wednesday at the Women's Club except July and August.  The third Wednesday in the month is a Jam Dance, with jamming musicians.
                    Events sponsored by the Folklore Society are highlighted in lilac.
 



October 2014
1
 Wednesday night contra Dog Paw Susan Nathan Sharon Positioning for the Next Call  at the Woman's Club 7:30 to 9:30 pm, class at 7:15
3-5
Lady of the Lake Fall Dance and Music Weekend
Oct. 3-5, 2014

Come dance with us at Camp N-Sid-Sen on Coeur d'Alene Lake, ID, an idyllic 257
acres of tall pine and fir forest. The weekend will feature contra and square dancing, music
and dance and instrument play shops, and sharing meals with old and new friends.
8
Wednesday night contra PETE'S POSSE PLAYING OCTOBER 8th Wed contra
 What a huge honor for us! Pete Sutherland, a huge name in New England contra music, is playing for the contra dance Wednesday, October 8th. He and his
band have been tearing it up in New England forever. If you want to know more about him, check out his facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pete.sutherland.35 or listen to some clips on youtube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_-f09D_AGHo is amazing.
He has  been mentoring contra musicians for a long time and really puts on a great show. Be sure to make it to this one. It';s sure to be a blast!
7:30 to 9:30
p.m. at the Woman's Club Hall, 1428 W. 9th, Spokane Washington
Beginners review at 7:15
Admission $7 General, $5 SFS Members
10
Sandpoint Contra October 10 with Out of the Wood, Susan Dankovich calling.  We dance from 7-10 p.m. at the beautiful, historic Sandpoint Community Hall, 204 S First Ave in Sandpoint. All dances taught and called. Everyone welcome, no partner needed. New dancers warmly encouraged to arrive on time to start at the beginning. If possible, bring smooth-soles shoes, your personal water bottle, and a snack to share at the break. $5 donation. Please address your questions to sandpointcontra@gmail.com, or call 208-263-6751. This dance is sponsored in part by Lost Horse Press and Sandpoint Parks and Recreation.
11
Saturday Night Contra Techno Contra
October 11, 2014
7 – 10 pm
Susan Dankovich calling.
Nathan Anderson, Sound and DJ.
 
There will be a potluck.  Your favorite snack will be there if you bring it!
Admission: $8 for Folklore Society Members and students.  $10 for non-members
 
East Spokane Grange
1621 N Park Rd.
Spokane Valley
 
Directions:
from Spokane
Exit I-90 at Broadway
Turn Right (east) on Broadway
Turn Left (north) on Park Rd, cross over I-90
First building on the left after crossing Mission.
 
Coming from Cd’A or Spokane Valley
Exit I-90 at Argonne
Turn Right (north) on Argonne
Turn Left (west) on Trent
Turn Left onto Park Rd.
Last building on the right before Mission.
 
15
Contra Jam Dance at the Woman's Club 7:30 to 9:30 pm
22
Wednesday night contra  Crabby  Paddies with Karen calling. At the Woman's Club 7:30 to 9:30 pm, class at 7:15
29
Wednesday night contra  Crooked Kilt Mitchell Frey calling   Dance Etiquette. At the Woman's Club 7:30 to 9:30 pm, class at 7:15

November 2014
8-9
Fall Folk Festival Spokane Community College
14
Sandpoint Contra November 14 with Out of the Wood, Nora Scott calling.

December 2014
12
Sandpoint Contra  December 12 with Out of the Wood, Emily Faulkner calling.
We dance from 7-10 p.m. at the beautiful, historic Sandpoint Community Hall, 204 S First Ave in Sandpoint. All dances taught and called. Everyone welcome, no partner needed. New dancers warmly encouraged to arrive on time to start at the beginning. If possible, bring smooth-soles shoes, your personal water bottle, and a snack to share at the break. $5 donation. Please address your questions to sandpointcontra@gmail.com, or call 208-263-6751. This dance is sponsored in part by Lost Horse Press and Sandpoint Parks and Recreation.