Traditional-Live! (aka NE Oregon Folklore Society)

Quilt, fiddle and dance shoes on a chair.

Traditional-Live! is based in La Grande, Oregon and presents the following regular events and activities:

We also have sponsored or co-sponsored the following:

For more information on Traditional-Live! or it's activities, contact us at info@neofs.us.  To join or renew your membership, download, print and fill-in our membership form and mail it back to us with your check made out to NEOFS.


Come to our SpringAlive - Dance and Music Celebration, May 11th, 2019


Traditional-Live! Coming Events

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Monday, Dec 17, 2018
Third Monday Irish Session  Celtic musicians play lively reels, jigs and lovely aires.  Please bring your own chair.  First adult/non-adult beverage is "on the house".
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Where: The Landing/Wine Down, 1501 Adams La Grande
Cost: No cover.
More info: Carla, 541-663-0776
Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018
Tuesday Dancing - English Country dance  Mark Lewis leads English Country dancing.
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: No charge, but donations appreciated.
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Saturday, Dec 22, 2018
Country Christmas: Annual Holiday Party  Comprehensively covering Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Winter Solstice (Festivus?) AND Christmas, Traditional-Live! will host their annual holiday party the Saturday before Christmas, once again at the home of Joe Horst and Anna Cavinato.  Enjoy music making, a potluck feast, and dancing on into the night.  Click heading for more details.
Time: 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Where: Horst/Cavinato Residence, 86 Hawthorne Drive La Grande
Cost: No charge
More info: Carla, 541-663-0776
Tuesday, Jan 1, 2019
Cancelled
  This session resceduled to Jan. 8th.  See you then.  Start the New Year off right!  Mark Lewis leads Contra dancing.
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: No charge, but donations appreciated.
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Monday, Jan 7, 2019
First Monday Picking Party Jam  Anything goes at this jam.  Bring your acoustic instrument and your voice and be prepared to call out a song or a tune; Irish, Bluegrass, Old Time, Square Dance, vocal, whatever.  Variety is good!  Please bring your own chair.  First adult/non-adult beverage is "on the house".  All ages welcome!
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Where: The Landing/Wine Down, 1501 Adams La Grande
Cost: No cover.
More info: Carla, 541-663-0776
Tuesday, Jan 8, 2019
Tuesday Dancing - Open Community Contra dance (rescheduled from Jan.1)  First dancing of the the New Year!  Mark Lewis leads Contra dancing.  No experience necessary; all dances taught.  Drop-ins welcomed.
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: No charge, but donations appreciated.
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019
English Country Dancing Intensive (1 of 11)  Take part in what may be the world's longest running dance craze; 300+ years and counting.  Dance like it's 1651; stately, playful, dreamy, joyous.. all these and more.  Gala ball on March 23th.  Register with Art Center East, www.artcentereast.org or 541-624-2800.
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: $35 for 11 classes & ball ($25 for Art Center East or Trad-Live! members)
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019
Tuesday Dancing - Open Community English Country dance  Mark Lewis leads English Country dancing.  No experience necessary; all dances taught.  Drop-ins welcomed.
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: No charge, but donations appreciated.
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019
English Country Dancing Intensive (2 of 11)  Take part in what may be the world's longest running dance craze; 300+ years and counting.  Dance like it's 1651; stately, playful, dreamy, joyous.. all these and more.  Gala ball on March 23th.  Register with Art Center East, www.artcentereast.org or 541-624-2800.
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: $35 for 11 classes & ball ($25 for Art Center East or Trad-Live! members)
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Monday, Jan 21, 2019
Third Monday Irish Session  Celtic musicians play lively reels, jigs and lovely aires.  Please bring your own chair.  First adult/non-adult beverage is "on the house".
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Where: The Landing/Wine Down, 1501 Adams La Grande
Cost: No cover.
More info: Carla, 541-663-0776
Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019
English Country Dancing Intensive (3 of 11)  Take part in what may be the world's longest running dance craze; 300+ years and counting.  Dance like it's 1651; stately, playful, dreamy, joyous.. all these and more.  Gala ball on March 23th.  Register with Art Center East, www.artcentereast.org or 541-624-2800.
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: $35 for 11 classes & ball ($25 for Art Center East or Trad-Live! members)
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355

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