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 12th, 2018


Traditional-Live! Coming Events

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Saturday, Dec 16, 2017
Third Saturday Irish Session  Celtic musicians play lively reels, jigs and lovely aires.  Meet in the deli eating area.
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Market Place Family Foods, 1912 4th St La Grande
Cost: No cover.
More info: Carla, 541-663-0776
Saturday, Dec 23, 2017
CHANGED! 16th Annual Country Christmas Celebration   A new place and new time, but still a great gathering to share music, dance and the holiday season.
Our new, more intimate gathering features opportunities to dance, play music and join in a delectable dessert potluck (no dinner involved this year).  Gather with us to celebrate the holiday season.
Time: 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Where: Horst/Cavinato Residence, 86 Hawthorne Drive La Grande
Cost: No charge
More info: Carla, 541-663-0776
Tuesday, Dec 26, 2017
Tuesday Dancing - English Country dance  Mark Lewis leads English Country dancing.
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: No charge, but donations appreciated.
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Saturday, Jan 6, 2018
First Saturday Open 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!  Meet in the deli eating area.
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Market Place Family Foods, 1912 4th St La Grande
Cost: No charge.
More info: Carla, 541-663-0776
Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018
Tuesday Dancing - Contra dance  Mark Lewis leads Contra dancing.
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: No charge, but donations appreciated.
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018
English Country Dancing Class (1 of 10)  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 24th.  Register with Art Center East, www.artcentereast.org or 541-624-2800.
Time: 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: $30 for 10 classes & ball ($25 for Art Center or Trad-Live! members)
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Saturday, Jan 20, 2018
Third Saturday Irish Session  Celtic musicians play lively reels, jigs and lovely aires.  Meet in the deli eating area.
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Market Place Family Foods, 1912 4th St La Grande
Cost: No cover.
More info: Carla, 541-663-0776
Sunday, Jan 21, 2018
English Country Dancing Class (2 of 10)  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 24th.  Register with Art Center East, www.artcentereast.org or 541-624-2800.
Time: 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: $30 for 10 classes & ball ($25 for Art Center or Trad-Live! members)
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018
Tuesday Dancing - English Country dance  Mark Lewis leads English Country dancing.
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: No charge, but donations appreciated.
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355

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