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Common Floor Contra Dance - Portland Maine

This dance will be SPOOKY (costumes encouraged)

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

Caller: Dereck Kalish

Band: TBD

When: Sunday, October 29th, 2023

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. Abundant free parking is available. This is a chem-free event.

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More info at www.CommonFloorContra.Dance

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.

Future Events

Our monthly dances are on Sundays. Starting in November 2023, dances will be on the second Sunday of each month! Here’s what we have planned:


Nov 12: Jonah Spear, Sammy Wetstein, and Hilary Menegaz Caller TBD

Dec 10: Band/Caller TBD


Jan 14: Band/Caller TBD

Feb 11: Band/Caller TBD

Mar 10: Springtide Caller TBD

Apr 14: Open Band with Emily Troll Caller TBD

And onwards!