Your Communities. Your Traditions. Your Folklife.
Northwest Folklife aims to strengthen our communities through arts and culture. This calendar brings together our greater community’s events and gatherings. Here, you will find events ranging from cultural celebrations to music and dance performances and traditional gatherings.
Together, we can contue to celebrate the rich arts, cultures, and traditions that thrive in the greater Pacific Northwest.
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CONTRA MARATHON – BENEFIT for the NW FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL
March 10, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Mar 10 – The 11th Annual CONTRA MARATHON – BENEFIT for the NW FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL – 6 bands, 17 callers! 3 hours non-stop fun, no walk-thru’s! The music doesn’t stop, but dancers jump in or out at the ends of the lines to rest, change partners (or shirts), and rehydrate. New folks are encouraged to attend the intro workshop at 7:30 pm.
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; $10 (students & seniors $8, kids & first-time contradancers free); additional donations for Folklife are appreciated! 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.
This event is part of the Cascade Promenade weekend: http://cascadepromenade.org