Contra Dance with Big Moose Band on Sat., March 23

Put on your dancing shoes and join the Big Moose Band and caller Chrissy Fowler for a contra dance at the Jesup Memorial Library on Saturday, March 23. From 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. there will be a free family dance and then starting at 7:30 p.m. there is an $8 charge to help pay the caller. All dances are taught beforehand and you do not need a partner to have fun.

The free family dance is perfect for families and beginners who have never contra danced before. Fowler will teach and lead all the dances which gives everyone a chance to try out contra dancing in a fun, friendly atmosphere. Starting at 7:30 p.m. the regular contra dance will begin and all dances will be taught. There is an $8 requested donation for all adults and kids ages 12 and under and College of the Atlantic students can dance for free. The maximum requested donation for families is $25.

The Big Moose Band provides the amazing music that you will dance along with. Big Moose features some of the area’s finest musicians including Ruth Grierson, Keith Davis, Jim Vekasi, Charlie Richardson, Fred Benson, Ed Damm and Anne Damm, among others.

For more information on the dance contact the Jesup at 207-288-4245 or