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Maia Santell and House Blend Play for OPD at the Port Townsend Elks February 15th

Location: 
Elks Lodge #317
555 Otto Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

Maia SantellThe swingin’, dynamic and versatile sounds of Maia Santell and House Blend have made them one of the most popular dance bands in the Northwest. Performing a mix of swing, blues, Latin, jazz standards, Motown, big band and contemporary favorites, the band accommodates a variety of styles, tempos and rhythms for the beginning dancer, the intermediate dancer and the professional dance coach.

The Blues Counselors Play for OPD at the Port Townsend Elks January 18th

Location: 
Elks Lodge #317
555 Otto Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

Blues CounselorsKnown for both their high-energy and consummate professionalism, The Blues Counselors keep the dancing crowd on its feet the entire evening. The ensemble of six seasoned Pacific Northwest musicians features Rick Allyn on vocals and guitar and Teresa Fraser also doing vocals and contributing percussion.

Janice Eklund's West Coast Swing Two Classes Continue January 8th

Location: 
Quimper Grange #720
1219 Corona Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

From Janice:

5 TUESDAYS: JANUARY 8 to FEBRUARY 5

WEST COAST SWING TWO CONTINUED 6:30 - 7:30

We will continue to review and learn new moves for this fabulous dance. We will focus on good partnering skills and talk a bit about balance and spinning. We will explore both 6 and 8 count moves. Familiarity with WCS basic skills is a prerequisite.

5 WEEK SESSION :

$50.00 Per Person/Class
$37.50 Repeat
$12.00 Drop-in

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Haywire Plays for OPD at the Port Townsend Elks December 21st

Location: 
Elks Lodge #317
555 Otto Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

Haywire bandKnown for their dance-friendly selections ranging from country-western, 50’s to 60’s rock ’n ’roll, blues and Latin to even a waltz or polka or two, the Haywire Band is a longtime peninsula favorite. These trusted dance crowd pleasers relish being challenged by audience requests.

The Buz Whitely Big Band Plays for OPD at the Port Townsend Elks November 16th

Location: 
Elks Lodge #317
555 Otto Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

Buz Whitely Big Band

Continuation of Janice Eklund's West Coast Swing Classes Begin October 30th

Location: 
Quimper Grange #720
1219 Corona Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

From Janice:

5 TUESDAYS – October 30 to December 4, with no class on Thanksgiving week

6:30 – 7:30 WEST COAST SWING TWO

A continuation of West Coast Swing One with a focus on 8-count moves.

5 WEEK SESSION :

$50.00 Per Person/Class

$37.50 Repeat

$12.00 Drop-in

Make Checks Payable to:

Janice Eklund

4901 Emerald Street

Port Townsend, WA 98368

(360) 379-8052

Stickshift Annie with Kimball and the Fugitives Play for OPD at the Port Townsend Elks October 19th

Location: 
Elks Lodge #317
555 Otto Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

Stickshift Annie with Kimball & the Fugitives are revvin' up dancers' energies with rhythm and blues, latin, and swing music at the Port Townsend Elks Friday night, Oct. 19, from 8 to 10:40 p.m. The dance is sponsored by Olympic Peninsula Dance and is open to all.

Social Network at 7 Cedars Casino September 22nd

Location: 
7 Cedars Casino and Resort
270756 Highway 101
Sequim, WA 98382

Current dance hits.

9:00pm to 1:00am.

Club 7.  No cover.  21 & over.

Expertease at 7 Cedars Casino September 21st

Location: 
7 Cedars Casino and Resort
270756 Highway 101
Sequim, WA 98382

Pop, dance, rock, covers.

9:00pm to 1:00am.

Club 7.  No cover.  21 & over.

Janice Eklund's West Coast Swing One Classes Begin September 11th

Location: 
Quimper Grange #720
1219 Corona Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

From Janice:

5 TUESDAYS – September 11 – OCTOBER 9

6:30 – 7:30 WEST COAST SWING ONE

This is the sort of bluesy, slick, smooth, often sultry side of Swing. It is constantly evolving in both music and style. We’ll learn the basics; review frame and connection…then build from there. Join us.

5 WEEK SESSION :

$50.00 Per Person/Class
$37.50 Repeat
$12.00 Drop-in

Make Checks Payable to: