Swing your partner at the Cooperage

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— Bring a partner with you or find a partner — all are welcome, and will be dancing together, on Saturday, Nov. 25, at the Cooperage, 1030 Main St. Honesdale.

Live music for the contra dance will be provided by Laura Courtright and Craig Gehrig.

Caller Laurie B. will do a beginner lesson starting at 7:15 p.m. The dancing will start at 7:30 p.m.. Beginners are welcome.

Contra dance is a folk dance made up of long lines of couples. It has mixed origins from English country dance, Scottish, French dance styles in the 17th century, with strong African influence from Appalachia.

“A Contra Dance” is a series at The Cooperage Project that takes place once a month between April and December. The Cooperage is operated by the The Cooperage Project, a not-for-profit organization that seeks to "build community through performance events, learning opportunities, markets and good times, good works."

For more information visit thecooperageproject.org or call 570-253-2020.

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