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Riptide with Dugan Murphy & Sonja Birthisel

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

Join us for our weekly Thursday Portland Intown Contra Dance! AND! For our FIRST EVER Halloween COSTUME PARTY!! WoooooO!


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! :)



...will be dressed in awesome costumes. Will you?

Riptide will be playing tonight! Glen Loper, Alden Robinson, and Owen Marshall will tear it up. They've been performing together for quite a while; here's a throwback to 2011, when they were just as cool as today (we all were, right?).

Dugan Murphy will be calling half of the evening and emerging caller, Sonja Birthisel, will be calling the other half.



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.