PIerce County

WOTFA District 8

A classic meeting point for Old Time Music lovers!

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Feb
14
Thu
2019
7:00 pm Oly Old Time Music Festival @ Olympia Old Time Music Festival
Oly Old Time Music Festival @ Olympia Old Time Music Festival
Feb 14 @ 7:00 pm – Feb 17 @ 7:15 pm
2018 will mark their 11th annual festival.  There are workshops, jams, performances and dances.  WOTFA has been a sponsor of this event for several years.  Check their very nice web site for tickets and schedules.
Feb
21
Thu
2019
9:30 am Wintergrass Music Festival @ Hyatt Regency Hotel
Wintergrass Music Festival @ Hyatt Regency Hotel
Feb 21 @ 9:30 am – Feb 24 @ 5:30 pm
Registration opens at 8:30am on Thursday for Youth education program and Intensive students ONLY. All others may start checking in after 10am.
May
2
Thu
2019
6:00 pm Weiser Bluegrass Music Camp (for... @ Slocum Hall
Weiser Bluegrass Music Camp (for... @ Slocum Hall
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – May 5 @ 1:00 pm
Weiser Bluegrass Music Camp (for guitar, fiddle and mandolin) @ Slocum Hall | Weiser | Idaho | United States
Intensive 4-day Bluegrass Camp in an intimate setting at the National Old Time Fiddlers’ Contest and Festival site in Weiser, Idaho with instruction, jams, concerts, and more. In 2019 instructors will be internationally known Nashville-based[...]
May
24
Fri
2019
11:00 am North West Folklife Festival @ Northwest Folklife Festival
North West Folklife Festival @ Northwest Folklife Festival
May 24 @ 11:00 am – May 27 @ 10:00 pm
2019 will be the 48th annual event.
Jun
30
Sun
2019
12:00 pm Festival of American Fiddle Tunes @ Festival of American Fiddle Tunes
Festival of American Fiddle Tunes @ Festival of American Fiddle Tunes
Jun 30 @ 12:00 pm – Jul 6 @ 12:00 pm
Jun 30-6       Festival of American Fiddle Tunes is in Port Townsend. Registration begins November 6 on-line.  This is a large event.  Check their web site.
Upcoming Events
Nov
19
Mon
2018
5:30 pm District 8 Dance Band Practice @ Mid County Community Center
District 8 Dance Band Practice @ Mid County Community Center
Nov 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Dance Band Practice If you are interested in playing with the D8 Dance Band, we meet on the 1st and 3rd Mondays 5:30-7:30PM at the Mid County Community Center above. We will play contradance, square[...]
Nov
27
Tue
2018
10:00 am Brookdale Senior Living @ Brookdale Allenmore Senior Living
Brookdale Senior Living @ Brookdale Allenmore Senior Living
Nov 27 @ 10:00 am
This play out occurs on the 4th Thursday  at 10:00.  Contact/organizer is Ron Duncan. There are two facilities:  Assisted Living on the left and Independent Living on the right.
Dec
3
Mon
2018
5:30 pm District 8 Dance Band Practice @ Mid County Community Center
District 8 Dance Band Practice @ Mid County Community Center
Dec 3 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Dance Band Practice If you are interested in playing with the D8 Dance Band, we meet on the 1st and 3rd Mondays 5:30-7:30PM at the Mid County Community Center above. We will play contradance, square[...]
6:45 pm Regency Rehab Ctr @ Puyallup Nursing and Rehabilitation Center - Prestige Care
Regency Rehab Ctr @ Puyallup Nursing and Rehabilitation Center - Prestige Care
Dec 3 @ 6:45 pm
This play out occurs on the 4th Monday  at 6:45PM.  Contact/organizer is Denise Jennings.
Dec
4
Tue
2018
10:30 am Heartwood Care Ctr @ Heartwood Extended Health Care
Heartwood Care Ctr @ Heartwood Extended Health Care
Dec 4 @ 10:30 am
This play out occurs every 1st Tuesday.  Contact/organizer is Dale Olsen.
Dec
11
Tue
2018
10:00 am Alaska Gardens Rehab. Center @ Alaska Gardens Health and Rehabilitation Center
Alaska Gardens Rehab. Center @ Alaska Gardens Health and Rehabilitation Center
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am
This play out occurs on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.  The contact/organizer is Karilee Witting.
Dec
13
Thu
2018
1:30 pm Franke Toby Jones @ Franke Tobey Jones Retirement Community
Franke Toby Jones @ Franke Tobey Jones Retirement Community
Dec 13 @ 1:30 pm
This play out  occurs on the 2nd Thursday in the following months: Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec.  Contact/organizer is Ron Duncan.
Dec
16
Sun
2018
2:00 pm District 8 Christmas Party @ MCCC
District 8 Christmas Party @ MCCC
Dec 16 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Instead of meeting we will eat.  Bring friends, pop luck, and there will be pizza.  Also there will definitely by jamming.
Dec
20
Thu
2018
10:00 am MCCC @ Mid County Community Center
MCCC @ Mid County Community Center
Dec 20 @ 10:00 am
This play out occurs on the 3rd Thursday at 10AM.  Contact is Barbara Peterson Sep  Good Intentions             Oct  Prairie Rainbow Nov  Brookdale                 [...]

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If you are interested in playing with the D8 Dance Band, we meet on the 1st and 3rd Mondays 5:30-7:30PM at the Mid County Community Center above.  We will play contradance, square dance, and swing style music. Sheet music is provided.  It’s a good time to urge your playing to another level, plus it’s fun!  The more the merrier!
We have played at the NW Folklife Festival, Wilkeson Days, the Ballard Norwegian Independance Day Parade, as well as the local square dances.
Contact: Karen Herzog  253-590-9046

Local Square Dancing Clubs