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→  October 14, Saturday, Contra Dance! Cascade Crossing with Tarka Ayres and Roy Ward calling

14-Oct-2017 

Note: there will be a Hambo class (http://www.eugenefolklore.org/announcements/october-14-saturday-h..

→  October 14, Saturday, Hambo Class taught by Bob Fraley

14-Oct-2017 

Bob Fraley will teach a Hambo class at the Village School, 3411 Willamette Street, before our regula..

→  October 28, Saturday, Contra Dance! Nettles with Woody Lane calling

28-Oct-2017 

The Nettles return to Eugene to play their folkadelic booty-shaking contra dance music with Laura Br..

→  November 9, Thursday, Contra Dance! Wild Asparagus with George Marhsall calling

09-Nov-2017 

Wild Asparagus is the iconic contra dance band. For over 20 years this band, Wild Asparagus, has bee..

→  November 25, Saturday, Contra Dance! Mulligatawny with Karen Olsen calling

25-Nov-2017 

Mulligatawny: spicy concoction from Anglo-Indian cooking, involving chicken, fried onions, any inter..

→  December 9, Saturday, Contra Dance! Treetop with Erik Weberg calling

09-Dec-2017 

Treetop features Bo Leyden (mandolin, banjo, flute), Shari Ame (fiddle), Benjamin Young (banjo, whis..

→  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 2017

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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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