Events downtown

Apr 30

Portland Common Floor Contra Dance
Location: 400 Deering Ave, Portland, Maine 04103, US
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Event website

You’re invited to another Common Floor Contra Dance in Portland, Maine.

Caller: Liz Nelson

Band: Crossover Trio ♬♫ ♬ ♪ ♩ 𝅗𝅥
Alex Cumming
Len Bittenson
Carol Bittenson

When: Sunday, April 30th, 2023
6:45pm Doors Open
7:00pm Lesson
7:30pm Dance
10:00pm Bed Time

Where: Temple Beth El (400 Deering Ave, Portland, ME)

Price: $15 Suggested Donation (at the door, cash or Venmo)

All ages and experience levels are welcome. Dress comfortably, bring clean shoes to dance in and a water bottle. You don’t need to bring a dance partner. Please don’t wear heavy fragrances. Our covid policies require dancers to have the newest bivalent booster and N95 (or similar) masks. Abundant Free Parking is available in a front lot and surrounding residential streets.

What is Contra Dancing

Contra dancing is a traditional folk dance with English, Scottish and French origins. There’s always a live band. These events are extremely accessible for newcomers and a great place to find community.