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Lake City 12th Annual CONTRA MARATHON

March 9, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm


The 12th Annual CONTRA MARATHON – Benefit for the NW Folklife Festival – 6 bands, 17 callers – 3 hours non-stop fun, no walk-thru’s! Jump in or out at ends of the lines to rest, rehydrate, & change partners…or play along with the bands…part of the Cascade Promenade weekend.

Introductory “dance skills” workshop at 7:30pm

Please respect the health needs of many dancers and come fragrance-free.

Proceeds from the Lake City Contra Marathon will benefit Northwest Folklife and its programs. An invitation to become a Friend of Folklife will be part of the evening. Levels of support begin at $50, and all current Friends of Folklife as of 4/26/17 will receive a Festival Guide by mail in May. Learn more.

Already a Friend of Folklife? Meet up with us! Come choose a T-Shirt.


March 9, 2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Lake City Community Center
12531 - 28th Ave NE
Seattle, WA United States
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