Corvallis Contra Weekend 2023

Friday February 17
First Congregational Church: 4515 SW West Hills Road
6:00 - 7:30 check-in Bring tonight's rapid Covid test results!
7:30 - 9:10 Countercurrent with Jacqui Grennan
9:10 - 9:20 Break for band / caller change (No potluck this year)
9:20 -11:00 Elixir with Nils Fredland

Saturday February 18
All activities at First Congregational Church, 4515 SW West Hills Road
Bring today's rapid covid test results to the AFTERNOON session!
Time Gatton Hall Fireplace Room Music Room Foyer
8:30 Hall opens (We will check your rapid test results after the lunch break)
9:00 -10:25 Smooth and Flowing Contras
Countercurrent with Jacqui
Contra Dance Accompaniment
Ethan and Owen
Open for jamming Open
10:35 -12:00 Getting to Know You Contras
Elixir with Nils
Arranging Tunes for Contra Dances
Alex and Brian
Name Badge Embroidery
Penka Jane
12:00 - 2:00 Lunch: (local restaurants?)
(no potlucks this year)
Callers brown-bag lunch
(distanced), depending on interest
Open Open
1:30 - 2:30       Covid rapid-test checking
2:00 - 3:25 Back in the Swing of Things
Elixir with Nils
Open for jamming Open for jamming Open
3:35 - 5:00 Role Switching Contras
Countercurrent with Jacqui
Inventing Horn Lines for all
Anna, Jesse, Nils
Movement and Stretching
5:00 - 7:30 Dinner break (local restaurants)    Dance venue closed
7:30 - 9:10 Contra dance party
Elixir with Nils
Open Music Room
(must clear out by end of evening)
9:10 - 9:20 band change (no potluck this year)  
9:20 -11:00 Contra dance party
Countercurrent with Jacqui

Sunday February 19
Morning: Elks Club (1400 NW 9th St, enter from Grant Ave)
9:30 -11:50 Waltzing Open Waltz Band
Bring today's rapid covid test results to the afternoon session!
12:00 - 2:00 Lunch: (local restaurants?)
Afternoon: First Congregational Church
Bring today's rapid covid test results when you arrive.
Time Gatton Hall Foyer & ALL other
1:30 - 2:30 Covid rapid-test checking
2:00 - 3:25 Dance Party
Countercurrent with Jacqui
3:25 - 3:35 break for band change
3:35 - 5:00 Dance Party
Elixir with Nils
End of dance weekend (See you next year!)

Sunday Evening Dance
Gatton Hall, First Congregational Church 4515 SW West Hills Road
separate admission: $12.00+ sliding scale
7:00 - 7:30 Newcomer's Introductory Session, Gatton Hall
7:30 - 8:55 Elixir with Nils
8:55 - 9:05 break for band change
9:05 -10:30 Countercurrent with Jacqui