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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Saturday, Nov 17, 2018
Acoustic Music Jam  All comer's jam.  Bring your acoustic instrument and voice and be prepared to call out a song or a tune; Irish, Bluegrass, Old Time, Square Dance, vocal, whatever.  Stay for the potluck dinner and dance to follow.
Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Where: Horst/Cavinato Residence, 86 Hawthorne Drive La Grande
Cost: No charge
More info: Carla, 541-663-0776
Community Potluck Dinner  Break bread (or a non-gluten alternative) with other community members prior to our first old-time dance of the season.  Bring a dish and a drink to share.  Disposable service available.
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: Horst/Cavinato Residence, 86 Hawthorne Drive La Grande
Cost: No charge
More info: Carla, 541-663-0776
Community Contra Dance  Come one and all to dance to the music of La Grande's own Country Dance Orchestra and the calling of Larry B. Smith.  No experience necessary; all old-time and contra dances taught. 
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Horst/Cavinato Residence, 86 Hawthorne Drive La Grande
Cost: No charge
More info: Carla, 541-663-0776
Monday, Nov 19, 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, Nov 20, 2018
Cancelled
  Tuesday English Country Dance Rescheduled to Nov. 27th  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
Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018
Tuesday Dancing - English Country dance (rescheduled from Nov. 20)  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
Monday, Dec 3, 2018
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, Dec 4, 2018
Tuesday Dancing - Contra dance  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, 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

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