Third Saturday contra dance at Bowdoinham Town Hall! We have been running this dance, in one of Maine's premier dance halls, for over 30 years. the Town hall is located on School Street in Bowdoinham, at the top of the hill.. For GPS users, address is 13 School St. , Bowdoinham 04008. For regular "directions" follow I-295 north or south to exit 37 (Bowdoin/Bowdoinham exit). Take Rt 125N (towards the East from 295) about 1.2 miles to School St. Turn R on School St. at Bowdoinham Church of the Nazarene. Town hall is at the top of the hill and parking is in front of the town office/library. There is a beginners' session at 7:30 PM and the dance runs from 8-11. Info: 207-666-3709 or Donation is $10, ($8 for students and seniors).  


January 20, 2018: Music by Bien Sur (Elaine Malkin and Gail Lipfert) with guest fiddler Pam Weeks. Calling by Bill Olson


February 17, 2018: Music by SteamPacket (Tamora Goltz, Glen Loper, David Stimson) caller Maggie Robinson


March 17, 2018: SPECIAL EVENT!! Early evening community/family dance at 6:15PM with all comers' band (all are welcome to play! Admission to the family dance is free!!!) Bowdoinham School will be again be providing a "dessert potluck" for which donations are appreciated! Regular contra dance.... Music by youth orchestra “the Pineland Fiddlers” led by Ellen Gawler. Beginner's workshop 7:30, dance at 8. Caller will be Pam Weeks! Donation for the regular dance is $10 ($8 for students and seniors).


April 21, 2018.. New England Folk Festival (NEFFA) weekend.. No Dance.. See you at the festival in Mansfield, MA.


May 19, 2018 Music tonight by perennial favorite, T-Acadie!! (Pam Weeks on fiddle; Jim Joseph on button accordion, banjo, foot percussion; Bill Olson on guitar; probably Jay Young on bass.) calling by Bill Olson


June 16, 2018 Music by the Orono Contraband (Ryu Mitshashi on fiddle, Anthony Viselli on mandolin, Sam Furth on guitar, Paul Riechmann bass.) Dugan Murphy calling


July 21, 2018 Music by "Volution" (Helen Newell on fiddle, Nolan Rodgers on cello, Adams Carney on fiddle).. This great young Maine band has an amazing resume and will blow your socks off!! Caller TBD..


August 18, 2018 Music by "Ed Howe and Friends" (Ed Howe on fiddle).. Caller Dereck Kalish from Boston


November 17, 2018 Music by Tamora Goltz - fiddle, John Pranio - fiddle and banjo, David Stimson - guitar. Calling by Luke Donforth from Vermont!


December 15, 2018 Music by "Drive Train" (Ed Howe - fiddle, Bennett Konesni - guitar). Caller TBD

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