Folk Calendar 11.18.12

Nov 18, 2012

Saturday, November 24

>>>The Makem & Spain Brothers at the Rochester Opera House ~ Rochester, NH ~ (603)335-1992

Sunday, November 25

>>>Strathspey and Reel Society of NH Annual Gala Scottish Concert featuring Highland Soles with Ed Pearlman, Neil Pearlman, Laura Scott and the Strathspey and Reel Society of NH orchestra; 2:30, Concord City Auditorium, Concord, NH

>>>David Surette and Steve Roy, Dolphin Striker Grateful Dead Night, 15 Bow St. Portsmouth NH  8-11pm 603-431-5222 or for more info 

Wednesday, November 28

>>>Clint Black at Fuller Hall ~ St. Johnsbury, VT ~ 7pm ~


Thursday, November 29

>>>Childsplay at the National Heritage Museum ~ Lexington, MA ~ 7:30pm ~ 617-354-1673

>>>Natalie MacMaster at the Opera House ~ Bellows Falls, VT ~ 7pm ~ 802-748-2600

Friday, November 30

>>>Natalie MacMaster at the Flying Monkey ~ Plymouth, NH ~ 7:30pm ~

>>>Harvey Reid & Joyce Andersen at the Historical Society of Wells & Ogunquit ~ Wells, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-646-4775

>>>Childsplay at the Greenhoe Theater ~ Putney, VT ~ 8pm ~ 617-354-1673

>>> Music From Froggy Bottom (David Surette w/ Scott Ainslie, Will Ackerman, and Michael Millard)Next Stage Arts Project, 15 Kimball Hill, Putney, VT 7:30 pm www.nextstagearts.orgfor more info
A benefit for this arts organization, this should be a fascinating evening of music and conversation around one of today’s top guitar makers, Michael Millard of Froggy Bottom Guitars.

Saturday, December 1

>>>Anni Clark at the Colebrook Country Club ~ Colebrook, NH ~ 7pm ~603-237-9302, 603-246-8998

>>>Childsplay at Portland High School Auditorium ~ Portland, ME ~ 8pm ~ 617-354-1673

                      Wednesday, December 5

>>>Mary McCaslin and Rick Shea, Popolo, Bellows Falls, Vt.;

           Friday, December 7

>>>Nowell Sing We Clear; 8 p.m. Dublin Community Church; Monadnock Folklore Society(603) 547-8809;;

Saturday Dec. 8

>>>David Surette and Susie Burke, Durham Christmas Concert
Oyster River Folk Series, Universalist Fellowship
20 Madbury Rd, Durham, NH  7:00 pm
603-397-5781 for more info

>>>Sunday Dec. 9  David Surette and Susie Burke,  Fitchburg Christmas Concert
Unitarian Universalist Church, 923 Main Street, Fitchburg MA  4pm 978-343-6307 for info


Note: Most dance locations require clean soft-soled shoes and do not allow street shoes. Partners not required.

Every Monday


>>>Contra dance at the Town Hall, Nelson, NH, 8PM, 603-827-3044 or  Callers & musicians include Don Primrose, Jeffrey Petrovitch, Lisa Sieverts, Rich Hart, Bob McQuillen, Gordon Peery, Harvey Tolman, Lloyd Carr & Roger Treat

>>>Clogging  at Dance In Motion Dance Studio ~ Randolph, Vt. ~ 6:45 PM, workshop 6:00 PM ~ 802-522-2935,


Every Wednesday

>>>Scottish Country Dance /w Loren Wright leading at The Church of the Good Shepherd ~ Nashua, NH ~ 7:00 PM ~ 603-891-2331 or

>>>Scottish Country Dance /w Bernard McGrath leading at The Westminster Center School ~ Westminster, Vt ~ 7:30 PM ~ 603-352-9371 or 802-463-3078

>>>World (International) Dance at Neskaya ~ Franconia, NH ~ 6:00 PM ~ 603-823-5828,

>>>Contradance at the Richard W. Black Center, Hanover, NH, 6:45 PM,  781-385-1480

>>>Scottish Country Dance /w John Bartholomew leading, Bill Tobin and Gary Apfel at The Town Hall ~ Fairlee, Vt. ~ 7:00 PM ~ 603-353-4647 or

Every Friday

>>>Scottish Country Dance at The Community Parish House ~ Greenland, NH ~ 8:00 PM ~ 603-773-9795 or

>>>Scottish Dance /w Bill Tobin leading at The Town Hall ~ Lancaster, NH ~ 7:30 PM ~ 802-751-7671 or



Wednesday, November 21

>>>Thanksgiving Eve Contra at the Town House ~ Peterborough, NH ~ 8pm (no workshop) ~

Thursday, November 22

>>>Circle Dancing  at 7:30 p.m. at the Milford Unitarian Church . Every dance is taught and beginners are welcome. No partners needed. Contact is Mary Kuhn and her phone number is 603-487-2732. Email

Friday, November 23

>>>Contradance w/ David Kaynor & The Greenfield Dance Band at the Guiding Star Grange, Greenfield, MA, 8pm, 413-367-9380 or

>>>Sacred Circle Dance at the Portsmouth Center for Yoga & the Arts, Portsmouth, NH, 7 PM,  603-664-2796

>>>Scottish Country Dance at The Unitarian Church ~ Keene, NH ~ 7:30 PM ~ 603-352-3237 or

>>>Mad Robin Contradance w/ Pete Sutherlund & The Irregulars at the First Congregational Church ~ Burlington, VT ~ 7:45pm ~

>>>Contradance w/ Frank Woodward, Rich Hart & The Milford Musicians at the Town Hall ~ Milford, NH ~ 8pm ~ 603-487-2480 

Saturday, November 24

>>>Contradance w/Linda Leslie & Arigana Highway at the Guiding Star Grange, Greenfield, MA, 8pm, 413-773-1671, ,Email:

>>>Contradance w/ Cuckoo’s Nest, Various callers, Tracy Hall, Norwich, VT., 8 PM,(All Dances are taught, beginners welcome clean, soft-soled shoes required, 802-785-4607 or

>>>Contradance w/ Marcie Van Cleave  & Jump Start at the Town Hall ~ Kingston, NH ~ 8pm ~ 603-772-5355, 603-679-5448

>>>Contradance at the Town Hall, Warner, NH, Beginners Class: 7:30 PM, Dance: 8pm PM

Sunday, November 25

>>>Contradance  at the Stone Church ~ Brattleboro, VT  ~ 7:30pm ~  802-257-9234

Friday, November 30

>>>Contradance w/ David Kaynor & The Greenfield Dance Band at the Guiding Star Grange, Greenfield, MA, 8pm, 413-367-9380 or

Saturday, December 1

>>>Contradance at the Town House, Peterborough, NH, 7:30PM:workshop, 8PM:dance,

>>>Contra w/ George Marshall & Wild Asparagus  at the Guiding Star Grange, Greenfield, MA, wkshp 8pm, dance 8:30pm,

>>>Contradance w/ Rebecca Lay at the Capital City Grange, Montpelier, VT, 8pm, 802-744-6163,

>>>Contradance with Trip to Nelson, Deerfield, NHSStr