WWFAM's monthly contra event to add Irish dances


Walla Walla Friends of Acoustic Music's traditional old-time community contra dance will feature some Irish dances for St. Patrick's Day.

The event will be 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the Unity Church building, 810 C St., near the Walla Walla Airport.

Steps to contras, squares, and other dances will be taught by callers Howard Ostby, Dan Clark and Barbara Clark Experience is not necessary.

Instruction for beginners will be at 7 p.m. Live music will be provided by the Wednesday Night Band. Dancers are asked not to wear lug boots or narrow-heeled shoes.

Participants are asked to bring finger foods; apple cider is provided. Admission is $5, or $3 for WWFAM members.


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