February 8th Topsham Contra: Larry Unger & Emily Troll & Dugan Murphy

Dear Dancers,

There is a contradance on Saturday, February 8th in Topsham.

The hall is located at: 47 Pleasant St, Topsham, ME 04086

Band: Larry Ungar & Emily Troll

Caller: Dugan Murphy

6 pm Family Dance ~ All-Comers band with Kathryn Larson ($3 or $12 per family)
7 pm Finger-Food Potluck
7:30 Beginner session
8-11 Contradance ($10, $8 Students and Seniors)

Bring water for yourself and clean dance shoes for the floor. Beginners are welcome and you don’t need to bring a partner. See the facebook event.

For more Info, talk to Maggie: 207-233-4325, fiddle103@yahoo.com
Or visit one of our websites:
deffa.org
contradancetopsham.wordpress.com

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January 11th Topsham Contra: Stomp Rocket & Dela Murphy

Dear Dancers,

There is a contradance on Saturday, January 11th in Topsham.

The hall is located at: 47 Pleasant St, Topsham, ME 04086

Band: Stomp Rocket
Dave Langford – fiddle
Bethany Waickman – DADGAD guitar
Glen Loper – mandolin and more

Caller: Dela Murphy

6 pm Family Dance ~ All-Comers band with Kathryn Larson ($3 or $12 per family)
7 pm Finger-Food Potluck
7:30 Beginner session
8-11 Contradance ($10, $8 Students and Seniors)

Bring water for yourself and clean dance shoes for the floor. Beginners are welcome and you don’t need to bring a partner. See our facebook event.

For more Info, talk to Maggie: 207-233-4325, fiddle103@yahoo.com
Or visit one of our websites:
deffa.org
contradancetopsham.wordpress.com

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Dec 31st: New Year’s Extravaganza

Hello Dancers,

I hope you can join us on Tuesday night for a contra dance with extra waltzes and sparkling cider to ring in the new year! Please bring a water bottle, clean shoes to change into if possible, and when you park at the Grange be mindful of leaving room for others as much as you can. Consider carpooling either from near home or somewhere near the hall (e.g. hannaford has a big parking lot) See you at the dance!

Topsham New Year’s Eve Contra Dance, Tuesday 12/31
22nd Annual New Year’s Eve Dance with two bands & two callers! Callers Maggie Robinson & Dugan Murphy with music by Steampacket – Glen Loper, Tamora Goltz & David Stimson and new on the scene CPR – Kyle Contento, Lani Palm & Jeff Raymond. Topsham Grange, 47 Pleasant Street, Topsham, ME 04086.  8:00pm-12:30am (Happy 2020!) $16-$20 sliding scale. FMI: Maggie at 207-233-4325, fiddle103 at yahoo.com

A night of contras and waltzes to end this year and start the next year well! A waltz at the top of every hour & sparkling cider toast at midnight. Do you want to decorate the hall? Come early and join in!

November 9th Topsham Contra: Benjamin Foss and Edith Gawler with Maggie Robinson

Dear Dancers,

There is a contradance on Saturday, November 9th in Topsham.

The hall is located at: 47 Pleasant St, Topsham, ME 04086

Band:
Benjamin Foss on guitar
Edith Gawler on fiddle

Caller: Maggie Robinson

6 pm Family Dance ~ All-Comers band with Kathryn Larson ($3 or $12 per family)
7 pm Finger-Food Potluck
7:30 Beginner session
8-11 Contradance ($10, $8 Students and Seniors)

Bring water for yourself and clean dance shoes for the floor. Beginners are welcome and you don’t need to bring a partner. See the facebook event.

For more Info, talk to Maggie: 207-233-4325, fiddle103@yahoo.com
Or visit one of our websites:
deffa.org
contradancetopsham.wordpress.com

To be added to (or removed from) the monthly email list, send a message to secondsaturdaycontra@gmail.com

October 12th Topsham Contra: Feral Cats with Pat Danscen

Dear Dancers,
There is a contradance on Saturday, October 12th in Topsham.
The hall is located at: 47 Pleasant St, Topsham, ME 04086
Band: local Fiddle Master Frank Ferrel with the Feral Cats
Frank is one of Maine’s master fiddlers and has been inducted into the North American Fiddler’s Hall of Fame. He’ll have one or more friends along, affectionately know as Feral Cats.
Caller: Caller Pat Danscen from Colorado
6 pm Family Dance ~ All-Comers band with Kathryn Larson ($3 or $12 per family)
7 pm Finger-Food Potluck
7:30 Beginner session
8-11 Contradance ($10, $8 Students and Seniors)
Bring water for yourself and clean dance shoes for the floor. Beginners are welcome and you don’t need to bring a partner. We have a facebook event.
For more Info, talk to Maggie: 207-233-4325, fiddle103@yahoo.com
Or visit one of our websites:
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September 14th Topsham Contra: Lake Effect with Katy Heine

Dear Dancers,

There is a contradance on Saturday, September 14th in Topsham.

The hall is located at: 47 Pleasant St, Topsham, ME 04086

Band: Lake Effect (from Rochester NY)
Chuck Abell – guitar
Matt Sloboda – fiddle
Rowan Wolf – saxophone

Caller: Katy Heine

*** The Family Dance is back! ***
6 pm Family Dance ~ All-Comers band with Kathryn Larson ($3 or $12 per family)
7 pm Finger-Food Potluck
7:30 Beginner session
8-11 Contradance ($10, $8 Students and Seniors)

Bring water for yourself and clean dance shoes for the floor. Beginners are welcome and you don’t need to bring a partner. We have a facebook event.

For more Info, talk to Maggie: 207-233-4325, fiddle103@yahoo.com
Or visit one of our websites:
deffa.org
contradancetopsham.wordpress.com

To be added to (or removed from) the monthly email list, send a message to secondsaturdaycontra@gmail.com

August 10th Topsham Contra: Spintuition with Hannah Chamberlain

Dear Dancers,

There is a contradance on Saturday, August 10th in Topsham. The hall is located at: 47 Pleasant St, Topsham, ME 04086

Band: Spintuition
Willy Clemetson, fiddle
Samuel Foucher, accordion
Clayton Clemetson, piano

Caller: Hannah Chamberlain

*** No Family Dance (will return in the fall) ***
7:30 Beginner session
8-11 Contradance ($10, $8 Students and Seniors)

Bring water for yourself and clean dance shoes for the floor. Beginners are welcome and you don’t need to bring a partner. We have a facebook event.

For more Info, talk to Maggie: 207-233-4325, fiddle103@yahoo.com
Or visit one of our websites:
deffa.org
contradancetopsham.wordpress.com

To be added to (or removed from) the monthly email list, send a message to secondsaturdaycontra@gmail.com

July 13th Topsham Contra: Drivetrain and Maggie Robinson

Dear Dancers,

There is a contradance on Saturday, July 13th in Topsham. The hall is located at: 47 Pleasant St, Topsham, ME 04086

Band: Drivetrain
Ed Howe, fiddle
Bennett Konesni, guitar

Caller: Maggie Robinson

*** No Family Dance (will return in the fall) ***
7:30 Beginner session
8-11 Contradance ($10, $8 Students and Seniors)

Bring water for yourself and clean dance shoes for the floor. Beginners are welcome and you don’t need to bring a partner. We have a facebook event.

For more Info, talk to Maggie: 207-233-4325, fiddle103@yahoo.com
Or visit one of our websites:
deffa.org
contradancetopsham.wordpress.com

To be added to (or removed from) the monthly email list, send a message to secondsaturdaycontra@gmail.com