February 2020 Quimper Grange Events

February 2020 Events

Save the date! March 14th Instrument Sale. Come sell or buy instruments or other musical items.  Instrument makers welcome too!  Free admission to the event. Seller tables 6' $20, 3' $10, no other fees.  Questions? Write to sheila quimpergrange@gmail.com

2/7 7pm iPod Shuffle Community Dance
Abakis and Friends 
(Abakis, Angie Tabor, David Conklin, and Jack Dwyer)

All are welcome. Free, donations accepted. PLEASE, No Scents!

2/9 1pm Old Time Jam
Bring a snack to share if you wish. $3-$5.

2/14 7pm Balkan Dance Party
Special Band - Folkvoice from Seattle!

Dances taught. Bring a snack to share if you wish. $5-$20.

2/15 7:30pm Contra Dance

The Whistlebees play cherished old-time tunes that will buzz you into bliss. You’ll want to dance with your honey or at least tap your foot and grin! Famed duo The Beckster and Quenn Charrier blaze away on the fiddles, Carol Hardy rocks the guitar, Jeanie Murphy gallops on the banjo, and Tracy Grisman pumps and thumps the bass, all of it catching you up in listening and dancing joy.

with fabulous caller LauraMe Smith!

There's a free half-hour lesson at 7:30 so come early if you are new or would just like a refresher. All dances taught. $6.

2/16 1pm-3pm Song Circle and Jam
Bring 10 copies of words (with chords if possible) to share. Snacks welcome as well. $3-$5.

2/16 3:30pm Folk Dance Music Jam
Bring your music stand! $3-$5.

2/28 7pm Balfolk International Dancing
This month first hour is Balkan and other line and circle dances followed by polkas, schottishes, bourees, waltzes, zwiefacher, troikas, and more, all to live music! Dances taught. $5-$10.

2/29 1-3pm The Canote Brothers Workshop
Old Time fiddle, guitar, and uke! $20

2/29 7pm The Canote Brothers Concert

Old Time Tunes, Twin Brother Harmonies! 
Join Jere and Greg Canote as they continue the early country music tradition with rousing fiddle tunes, wacky novelty songs, and spirited musicianship. The Canote brothers have been playing in the Northwest for dances, events and their own radio show for over four decades. Their personal and musical enthusiasm, energy and humor knows no bounds!
Doors open at 6:30pm.  Sliding scale $15-$25.