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, Feb 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
Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017
English Country Dancing Class (7 of 10)  Take part in what may be the world's longest running dance craze; 300+ years and counting.  Dance like it's 1651; stately, playful, dreamy, joyous.. all these and more.  Gala ball on March 25th.
Time: 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: $30 for 9 classes & ball ($20 for Art Center or Trad-Live! members)
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Thursday, Mar 2, 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, Mar 7, 2017
Tuesday Dancing - Salsa Dancing with Gwen  Gwendolyn Trice leads another special session of Salsa dancing.  Especially for for beginners, no previous experience necessary.  Learn the basic salsa step, and enjoy an evening of moving to HOT salsa music.  More experienced salsa dancers welcome as well.
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
Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017
English Country Dancing Class (8 of 10)  Take part in what may be the world's longest running dance craze; 300+ years and counting.  Dance like it's 1651; stately, playful, dreamy, joyous.. all these and more.  Gala ball on March 25th.
Time: 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: $30 for 9 classes & ball ($20 for Art Center or Trad-Live! members)
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Saturday, Mar 11, 2017
House Dance Party at the Lewis's  Bring your dancing shoes and a refreshment to share to a party at the home of Mark and Dianne Lewis.  Live music and a blend of Contra and English Country style dances await you.  Please RSVP, as we don't have unlimited space, or unlimited chairs.
Time: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Where: Lewis Residence, 62139 Fruitdale Lane La Grande
Cost: No charge
More info: Mark, 651-962-9355
Tuesday, Mar 14, 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
Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017
English Country Dancing Class (9 of 10)  Take part in what may be the world's longest running dance craze; 300+ years and counting.  Dance like it's 1651; stately, playful, dreamy, joyous.. all these and more.  Gala ball on March 25th.
Time: 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: $30 for 9 classes & ball ($20 for Art Center or Trad-Live! members)
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Thursday, Mar 16, 2017
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, Mar 21, 2017
Tuesday Dancing - Salsa Dancing with Gwen  Gwendolyn Trice leads another special session of Salsa dancing.  Especially for for beginners, no previous experience necessary.  Learn the basic salsa step, and enjoy an evening of moving to HOT salsa music.  More experienced salsa dancers welcome as well.
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
Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017
English Country Dancing Class (10 of 10)  Take part in what may be the world's longest running dance craze; 300+ years and counting.  Dance like it's 1651; stately, playful, dreamy, joyous.. all these and more.  Gala ball on March 25th.
Time: 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: $30 for 9 classes & ball ($20 for Art Center or Trad-Live! members)
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Saturday, Mar 25, 2017
English Country Dance: Ball Review  Review the dances for the English Country Ball.  Class attendance or instructor permission required for participation.
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: (Included with class fee)
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
English Country Dance: Gala Ball  A Gala English Country Ball with music performed by Lisa Scott and Erik Weberg.  Festive attire encouraged (but not required). Class attendance or instructor permission required for participation.
Time: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: (Included with class fee)
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Sunday, Mar 26, 2017
Music Workshop: English Country Dance Music with Lisa Scott and Erik Weberg  English Country Dance musicians Lisa and Erik share their knowledge of English Country Dance music and playing for dancers.  Pre-registration highly recommended.  Use information below to register and receive the list of workshop tunes.
Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Where: Huckleberry House B & B, 1810 4th Street La Grande
Cost: $15 per person, contact Mark to register
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355 or info@neofs.us
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
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

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