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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Sunday, Oct 26, 2014
Tango Workshop with Joe and Anita  All levels Argentinian Tango workshop with popular instructors Joe Jones and Anita Flora from Boise.  Bring a snack item to share at the mid-workshop break.
Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Where: Art Center: At the Old Library, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: $10 each, $5 for students
More info: Jill Gibian, 541-963-8982
Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014
Country Dance Orchestra  Amateur musicians gather to learn pieces from the Contra dance and English Country dance repertoire.  All instruments welcome, especially acoustic stringed and woodwinds.
Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Where: Art Center: At the Old Library, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: No charge.
More info: Carla, 541-663-0776
Tuesday Dancing - English Country dance  Larry B. Smith leads English Country dancing.
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Art Center: At the Old Library, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: No charge, but donations appreciated.
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Tuesday, Nov 4, 2014
Tango Practice  Budding Tango dancers gather to practice their steps.  BYOLR (Bring your own long stemmed roses).
Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Where: Art Center: At the Old Library, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: No charge, but donations appreciated.
More info: Jill, 541-963-8982
Tuesday Dancing - Contra Chestnuts: Classic Contra Dances  Do Contra dances with the oldest known pedigrees, known as "chestnuts".  With some dating from the earliest days of our country, they have truly stood the test of time; over 200 continuous years of enjoyment.
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Art Center: At the Old Library, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: No charge, but donations appreciated.
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Tuesday, Nov 11, 2014
Country Dance Orchestra  Amateur musicians gather to learn pieces from the Contra dance and English Country dance repertoire.  All instruments welcome, especially acoustic stringed and woodwinds.
Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Where: Art Center: At the Old Library, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: No charge.
More info: Carla, 541-663-0776
Tuesday Dancing - Contra dance  Mark Lewis leads Contra dancing.
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Art Center: At the Old Library, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: No charge, but donations appreciated.
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Saturday, Nov 15, 2014
House Party and Dance  Gather for an informal evening of shared food, friendship and frolic.  All are invited; bring a friend; non-dancers welcome too.  A potluck dinner starts the evening, with dancing to live music beginning around 7:00.  If you're more inclined to chat or play music rather than move to it, we'll have spaces for that too.  Click here for more details.
Time: 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Where: Lewis Residence, 62139 Fruitdale Lane La Grande
Cost: No charge.
More info: Mark or Dianne, 541-962-9355
Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014
Tango Practice  Budding Tango dancers gather to practice their steps.  BYOLR (Bring your own long stemmed roses).
Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Where: Art Center: At the Old Library, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: No charge, but donations appreciated.
More info: Jill, 541-963-8982
Tuesday Dancing - Balkan/International dance  Beth Gilmore leads Balkan/International dancing.
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Art Center: At the Old Library, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: No charge, but donations appreciated.
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014
Country Dance Orchestra  Amateur musicians gather to learn pieces from the Contra dance and English Country dance repertoire.  All instruments welcome, especially acoustic stringed and woodwinds.
Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Where: Art Center: At the Old Library, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: No charge.
More info: Carla, 541-663-0776
Tuesday Dancing - English Country dance  Larry B. Smith leads English Country dancing.
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Art Center: At the Old Library, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: No charge, but donations appreciated.
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Tuesday, Dec 2, 2014
Tango Practice  Budding Tango dancers gather to practice their steps.  BYOLR (Bring your own long stemmed roses).
Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Where: Art Center: At the Old Library, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: No charge, but donations appreciated.
More info: Jill, 541-963-8982
Tuesday Dancing - Contra Chestnuts: Classic Contra Dances  Do Contra dances with the oldest known pedigrees, known as "chestnuts".  With some dating from the earliest days of our country, they have truly stood the test of time; over 200 continuous years of enjoyment.
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Art Center: At the Old Library, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: No charge, but donations appreciated.
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355

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