Third Saturday contra dance at Bowdoinham Town Hall! We have been running this dance, in one of Maine's premier dance halls, for over 30 years. the Town hall is located on School Street in Bowdoinham, at the top of the hill.. For GPS users, address is 13 School St. , Bowdoinham 04008. For regular "directions" follow I-295 north or south to exit 37 (Bowdoin/Bowdoinham exit). Take Rt 125N (towards the East from 295) about 1.2 miles to School St. Turn R on School St. at Bowdoinham Church of the Nazarene. Town hall is at the top of the hill and parking is in front of the town office/library. There is a beginners' session at 7:30 PM and the dance runs from 8-11. Info: 207-666-3709 or pam@pamweeks.com Donation is $10, ($8 for students and seniors).  

 

April 20, 2019 Music by T-Acadie with Cajun fiddler Mitch Reed from Louisiana! (Pam Weeks - fiddle; Jim Joseph - button accordion, banjo, feet; Mitch reed - bass, fiddle; Bill Olson - guitar, calling) This will be a LOT of fun.. PLEASE come on out an bring a friend!!

 

May 18, 2019 Music by Don and Cindy Roy plus Pam Weeks, calling by Bill Olson

 

June 15, 2019 Music by Ben Hemmendinger - Portland, ME - keyboard and guitar,  Tom St. Cyr - Temple, NH - bodhran and mandolin,  Amy Beshara - Boston, MA - fiddle. Caller: Dereck Kalish from Boston

 

July 20, 2019 TONIGHT'S DANCE CANCELLED DUE TO DANGEROUS HEAT LEVEL.. T-ACADIE WILL BE BACK SOON..  Music by T-Acadie (Pam Weeks on fiddle; Jim Joseph on button accordion and 5-string banjo; Bill Olson on guitar), calling by Bill Olson. This is pretty much the longest running dance series in Maine, and Pam, Jim and Bill have been playing at Bowdoinham for over 30 years. We have a loyal core of dancers that are welcoming to all and eager to help newcomers.. Please come on out and bring a friend..

 

August 17, 2019 Music tonight by Ed Howe and friends. We've had Ed play for the August dance for several years. This is always a really exciting dance because it comes right after the end of Maine Fiddle Camp. That means some campers from "away" hang around for the dance and the "and friends" (musicians and caller) are also folks who have been at Camp. This year hometown favorite (and Fiddle Camp instructor) Maggie Robinson will be calling!! Do NOT miss this dance it will be a lot of fun!!! As always, beginners' workshop at 7:30, dance 8-11PM.

 

October 19, 2019 Tonight, music by "the Bowdoinham Bunch": Alden Robinson (fiddle), Tamora Goltz (fiddle), David Stimson, (guitar). caller TBD.

 

December 21, 2019 Tonight, music by Glen Loper and Friends!

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