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Jim Nyby and the "F" Street Band Play for OPD at the Port Townsend Elks January 17th

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

Jim Nyby and the "F" Street BandOlympic Peninsula Dance features Jim Nyby & the F Street Band on Friday, January 17 at the Elks Lodge, 555 Otto Street in Port Townsend. The band was originally formed in 2005 to raise funds for survivors of Hurricane Katrina and, with their loyal local following, has proven to be one of Port Townsend's favorite bands.

Haywire Plays for OPD at the Port Townsend Elks November 15th

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

 

Olympic Peninsula Dance brings Haywire, a country, blues and R&R band from Sequim, to begin the holiday season on Friday, November 15 at the Port Townsend Elks Lodge.Haywire

Weekly West Coast Swing Dances in Port Angeles

Date: 
Fri, 24-Oct-2014, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Date: 
Fri, 31-Oct-2014, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Fri, 7-Nov-2014, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Fri, 14-Nov-2014, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm (some future dates hidden)
Location: 
735 South Chase Street (the green house at the corner of Chase and 8th)
Port Angeles, WA 98362

Every Friday 7-8pm lesson, 8-10pm dance.

No partner necessary, all ages welcome, all for $5.

Janice Eklund's Dance Workshops Start October 31st

Location: 
Janice's Dance Studio
4901 Emerald Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

From Janice:

5 Thursdays beginning October 31 - December 5 (skipping November 28)

At my home studio at 4901 Emerald Street, Port Townsend

6:30 - 8:45ish West Coast Swing ... with some extras thrown in East Coast ... waltz ... who knows?

We will work on our skills for lead/follow and how to adapt moves to various dances. At the break, we will come inside to chat and have a yummy dessert. It puts the "social" in social dancing!!!

$15 per person/night. Note: discount for committing to the entire session, paying $60 the first night.

First Wednesday Night Fusion Dance in Port Townsend

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

From Sarah Peller:

An open group of people from all dance backgrounds (from none to tons!). We get together every week to play and experiment with Fusion partner dancing. We start each dance with some type of movement lesson, from salsa to modern dance to acro-fusion. (Check our calendar for the upcoming classes) Then we all practice, experiment, play and learn from each other during the open dance.

The Rachael and Barry Band Play for OPD at the Port Townsend Elks October 18th

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

Rachael and Barry BandRachael Jorgensen & Barry Burnett have performed together for the last three years both as a duo and as the four-piece band that will be performing for this dance. The band is rounded-out by an outstanding rhythm section including Tom Svornich on drums and Paul Stehr-Green on bass.

The Blues Counselors Play for OPD at the Port Townsend Elks September 20th

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.

West Coast Swing Classes Start at the Sequim Prairie Grange Hall November 12th

Location: 
Sequim Prairie Grange Hall
290 Macleay Rd
Sequim, WA 98382

Tuesday Ballroom Dance Classes

A cadre of dance teachers will continue ballroom lessons this season. They are: Carol Hathaway, Michael Clemens, Darlene Clemens and Steve Johnson. Derek and Pam (teachers emeritus) will be “sometimes available” – at their convenience” – to teach both the teachers and the students. If possible, we will also include guest teachers.

Janice Eklund's Dance Workshops Start September 19

Location: 
Janice's Dance Studio
4901 Emerald Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

From Janice:

5 THURSDAYS, SEPTEMBER 19 - OCTOBER - 17

6:30 - 9:00

West Coast Swing Workshops with Roberto Villamarin at the Quimper Grange August 3rd

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

From Roberto Villamarin: