Thank you to our South Coast Folk Week sponsors and donors:
Coquille Tribal Community Fund
New Community Coalition
Ocean Ridge Assisted Living
The Liberty Pub
Cash and Carry
7 Devils Brewery
Anonymous in remembrance of Estella Morgan
Contra dancing is a fun activity for ALL ages. It’s healthy for the body, mind, and spirit! The South Coast Folk Society holds dances from September through May. Our scheduled has changed! The dance is fun for the whole family – come alone or with friends; wear comfortable clothes and clean, soft-soled shoes. No experience or partner needed! The dance starts at 7:00 pm.
The Greenacres Grange is located off Hwy 42 between Coos Bay and Coquille near milepost 3. The grange address is 93393 Greenacres Lane Coos Bay, OR 97420
Harding Learning Center is located at 755 S. 7th St. Coos Bay
Our dances are CDSS Passport to Joy destination events!
Seniors (over 60) and full-time students with student ID card $6
SCFS members $5
Supervised children under 6 free
Sept 19: Greenacres Grange caller Ron Bell-Roemer; music by Rhy and Jackie Thornton
Oct 4: Harding Learning Center with caller Bob Dalsemer; music by Firefly
Oct 10: Harding Learning Center with caller Bob Dalsemer; music by Firefly
Oct 17: Greenacres Grange with caller Ric Goldman; music by the Outstanding Open Band
Nov 7: Harding Learning Center with caller Silas Minyard; music by Contra Swings
Nov 21: Harding Learning Center with open mic for callers lead by Stacy Rose; music by Celtic Swing
Click here for a fabulous video of contra dancing in New Hampshire in the 1960s.