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Casual Tango Milonga at Manresa Castle

Location: 
Manresa Castle Hotel
651 Cleveland Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

Big screen event.  Entrance is $5.  Food and drink available in the lounge.  

Contact Mike or Liz Fessler for more details 360-821-9063 or 360-301-9002.

See the Tango PT calendar for more information.

Second Saturday Contra Dance at the Quimper Grange

Location: 
Quimper Grange #720
1219 Corona Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

Contra dance with great live music and callers.  New dancers have an opportunity to learn the basics from more experienced dancers starting at 7:30pm.  Every dance is taught.  Admission is $8, or only $3 for ages 16 and under.  Smoke, alcohol and fragrance free.  For more information, contact Jo at 360-385-0456 or joyountatolypen [dot] com.

 

9th Anniversary Night of Salsa at the Upstage

Location: 
The Upstage Restaurant
932 Washingto Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

This is the monthly second Sunday salsa dance, celebrated with socializing, cake and great dancing.

This month Jesse Olson and Judy Rudolph will teach an intermediate salsa lesson starting at 5:30pm.  At 6:15pm they will teach a beginners lesson covering musicology and the basic steps.  A DJ'd dance runs from 7:00pm to 9:00pm, with a short lesson in Cha Cha during the dance.  Experienced dancers are encouraged to come for the lessons to help the beginners.

Admission for the classes and DJ'd dance is only $5 - admission for non-dancers is free.

New Riders of the Quimper Grange Play Out February in Style

Location: 
Quimper Grange #720
1219 Corona Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

There will be a pre-dance lesson from 7:00pm to 8:00pm.

$12 cover.

May OPD Dance With The Blues Counselors

Location: 
Elks Lodge #317
555 Otto Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

The Blues Counselors will give dancers and listeners a tasty mix of lively blues and R&B on Saturday, May 8 at the Port Townsend Elks.  The dance, presented by Olympic Peninsula Dance and open to all, has "Hot Swing" as its theme.  Dancers are encouraged to dress for the occasion.

March OPD Dance With The Blues Orbiters

Location: 
Elks Lodge #317
555 Otto Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

The BandThe Blues Orbiters take the stage to deliver their mix of energetic and inspiring blues at the Port Townsend Elks Lodge on Saturday, March 20. The performance, designed for both listeners and dancers, is presented by Olympic Peninsula Dance and is open to all.

February OPD Dance With The Sky Blue Trio

Location: 
Elks Lodge #317
555 Otto Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

There'll be no holding back from getting out on the dance floor at the Port Townsend Elks Sky Blue Swing BandSaturday, February 20th with the first local appearance of Seattle's Sky Blue Swing Band. Sponsored by Olympic Peninsula Dance, the event is open to all.

January OPD Dance With Jim Nyby & The F St. Band

Location: 
Elks Lodge #317
555 Otto Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

The sounds of rhythm 'n blues will inspire swing dancers Saturday, January 16 at the Port Townsend Elks Lodge with a performance by Port Townsend's own Jim Nyby & The F Street Band.   The dance, which is open to all, is sponsored by Olympic Peninsula Dance.

There will be a free (with admission) dance lesson at 7:00 p.m. in "West Coast Swing" with Josh Lee and Teya Gabriel.  Experienced dancers are encouraged to come help beginners. No partner or registration is necessary.

An End-of-Summer Downtown Dance with The Delta Rays

Location: 
American Legion Hall
209 Monroe
Port Townsend, WA 98368

Port Townsend's longest running local band kicks off the new dance season Saturday, September 19 at the American Legion, sponsored by Olympic Peninsula Dance.  The Delta Rays originated in 1989 and are known for playing blues-flavored rock and roll, zydeco, cajun and swing music. They regularly perform their wide variety of musical styles at popular Northwest taverns and clubs, as well as at regional festivals.

The band emphasizes a highly danceable play list, including original music from violin player Peter Evasick and keyboard/accordionist George Radebaugh.  Although the Delta Rays are well-known to Port Townsend fans, this is the first time they have played for Olympic Peninsula Dance.

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