Events downtown

May 21

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

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

Caller: Hannah Chamberlain

Band: ♬♫ ♬ ♪ ♩ 𝅗𝅥

Rose Jackson
Bethany Waickman
Becky Tracy

When: Sunday, May 21th, 2023

6:45 pm Doors Open
7:00 pm Lesson
7:30 pm Dance
10:00 pm Bedtime

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 be fully vaccinated 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.