Traditional-Live! (aka NE Oregon Folklore Society)

Quilt, fiddle and dance shoes on a chair.

Traditional-Live! is based in La Grande, Oregon and presents the following regular events and activities:

We also have sponsored or co-sponsored the following:

For more information on Traditional-Live! or it's activities, contact us at info@neofs.us.  To join or renew your membership, download, print and fill-in our membership form and mail it back to us with your check made out to NEOFS.

Traditional-Live! Coming Events

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Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017
Tuesday Dancing - English Country dance  Mark Lewis leads English Country dancing.
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: No charge, but donations appreciated.
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Saturday, Apr 1, 2017
Spring Potluck and Contra Dance  No fooling.  It's been so long since we got together, and a hard winter too, so let's celebrate spring with food and dancing.  Potluck starts at 6:00 pm, followed by Contra dancing at 7:00.  Bring a dish or two to share and you dancing energy.
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: $5 per person, $3 for students and Trad-Live! members
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Tuesday, Apr 4, 2017
Tuesday Dancing - Contra dance  Mark Lewis leads Contra dancing.
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: No charge, but donations appreciated.
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Thursday, Apr 6, 2017
First Thursday Slow Jam  Newer acoustic musicians playing fiddle tunes at slow and moderate tempos.  For players of fiddle, mandolin, guitar, piano, recorder, penny whistle and Irish drum.  Meet upstairs in the commons area.
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Market Place Family Foods, 1912 4th St La Grande
Cost: No cover.
More info: Carla, 541-663-0776
Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017
Tuesday Dancing - Contra dance  Mark Lewis leads Contra dancing.
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: No charge, but donations appreciated.
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Thursday, Apr 13, 2017
Contra Dancing Class (1 of 4)  Learn Contra dancing from the ground up.  This moderately vigorous dance form is easy to learn, highly social, and can open you to a lifetime of enjoyment.  Four week-night class sessions will get you familiar with the basic moves, and allow you to fully participate in Contra dances here and everywhere.  Class fee includes admission to SpringAlive Festival Dance on May 13th.
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: $25 for 4 classes & SpringAlive Fesival Dance ($20 for Art Center or Trad-Live! members)
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Thursday, Apr 20, 2017
Contra Dancing Class (2 of 4)  Learn Contra dancing from the ground up.  This moderately vigorous dance form is easy to learn, highly social, and can open you to a lifetime of enjoyment.  Four week-night class sessions will get you familiar with the basic moves, and allow you to fully participate in Contra dances here and everywhere.  Class fee includes admission to SpringAlive Festival Dance on May 13th.
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: $25 for 4 classes & SpringAlive Fesival Dance ($20 for Art Center or Trad-Live! members)
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Third Thursday Irish Session  Celtic musicians play lively reels, jigs and lovely aires.  Meet upstairs in the commons area.
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Market Place Family Foods, 1912 4th St La Grande
Cost: No cover.
More info: Carla, 541-663-0776
Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017
Tuesday Dancing - English Country dance  Mark Lewis leads English Country dancing.
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: No charge, but donations appreciated.
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Thursday, Apr 27, 2017
Contra Dancing Class (3 of 4)  Learn Contra dancing from the ground up.  This moderately vigorous dance form is easy to learn, highly social, and can open you to a lifetime of enjoyment.  Four week-night class sessions will get you familiar with the basic moves, and allow you to fully participate in Contra dances here and everywhere.  Class fee includes admission to SpringAlive Festival Dance on May 13th.
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: $25 for 4 classes & SpringAlive Fesival Dance ($20 for Art Center or Trad-Live! members)
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Tuesday Dancing - Contra dance  Mark Lewis leads Contra dancing.
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: No charge, but donations appreciated.
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Contra Dancing Class (4 of 4)  Learn Contra dancing from the ground up.  This moderately vigorous dance form is easy to learn, highly social, and can open you to a lifetime of enjoyment.  Four week-night class sessions will get you familiar with the basic moves, and allow you to fully participate in Contra dances here and everywhere.  Class fee includes admission to SpringAlive Festival Dance on May 13th.
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: $25 for 4 classes & SpringAlive Fesival Dance ($20 for Art Center or Trad-Live! members)
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
First Thursday Slow Jam  Newer acoustic musicians playing fiddle tunes at slow and moderate tempos.  For players of fiddle, mandolin, guitar, piano, recorder, penny whistle and Irish drum.  Meet upstairs in the commons area.
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Market Place Family Foods, 1912 4th St La Grande
Cost: No cover.
More info: Carla, 541-663-0776

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