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Ness & Friends with Dela Taylor, featuring Lucy Walker

  • State Street Church 159 State Street Portland, ME, 04101 United States (map)

Join us for our weekly Thursday Portland Intown Contra Dance!


Beginner's lesson at 7 p.m.

Contra dancing from 7:30 p.m. 'til 10 p.m.


10 bucks at the door

Enter through the courtyard


All ages, all people welcome!

Gender-free dance roles!

No partner needed!

New dancers encouraged to come! :)



Ness & Friends will be performing! Ness Smith-Savedoff of Gaullimaufry is joined by Bethany Waickman and Emily Troll of Anadama and Dana Harsthorn of Catastrophe. Enough information? We think so. 

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Dela Taylor will be your caller for the evening and may just bring a bit more poetry. Surely, she'll bring the joy. She'll be introducing Lucy Walker, who will take the mic for the very first time. Come and show her some love!



Join us from 10 p.m. 'til close for snacks and drinks just down the street at Local 188 (just West of Longfellow Square). They've created a new tapas menu just for us, and will offer PICD dancers a discount on drinks and grub. Sweet, ain't they? All ages welcome!



Directions may be found on the State Street Church website.

Parking is free after 6pm on street around the State Street/West End neighborhood. We recommend saving extra time, as it might take a bit to find a spot.