Northwest Folklife is feeling the love in March! This month we have not one, not two, but THREE benefits on our behalf, held by three dear organizational friends.
Please mark your calendars, open your checkbooks, and show up to these great events. Thanks to these organizations for all their support!
Thursday, March 8 / 8:00-11:00pm
Lake City Contra/Old-Time Country Dance
Get ready, here comes the big 7th Annual Contra Marathon – benefit for Northwest Folklife Festival! Three hours of non-stop music & dancing with 17 callers and dozens of wonderful musicians! No walk-throughs, no breaks…jump in & out at the ends of the contra lines to change partners, rest, rehydrate, & socialize…or bring your instrument & play along with the bands! Everyone is welcome; new dancers are encouraged to attend the introductory workshop at 7:30 pm.
This is the kickoff event for the Cascade Promenade weekend http://www.cascadepromenade.org/
Lake City Contra/Old-Time Country Dance at the Lake City Community Center, 12531 28th Ave. NE, Seattle; free introductory workshop at 7:30 pm, dance 8-11 pm; $8 (students & seniors $6, kids & first-time contradancers free); for more information go to http://seattledance.org/contra.lakecity or call (206)525-0932. Please respect the health needs of many dancers and come fragrance-free.
Sunday, March 11 / 11:00am-9:00pm
Portland Road House Contra Dance Showcase
Benefit for Northwest Folklife Festival
at the Milwaukie Community Club
10666 SE 42nd Ave., Milwaukie, OR 97222
$15 In & Out All Day / $12 before 11:30am
TICKETS AT THE DOOR ONLY
March 31 / 7:30-11:00pm
NFDI International Folkdance to Benefit NW Folklife
Presented by Northwest Folkdancers Inc., in cooperation with Sno-King Folkdancers
Cedar Valley Grange
20526 52nd Ave W., Lynnwood, WA
Suggested donation $10, or become a Friend of Folklife
Please bring finger-foods or potluck snacks; Ethnic costumes encouraged