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Contra dancing on St. Patrick’s Day at The Party Place in Saluda

Published 12:17pm Monday, March 4, 2013

You don’t even have to be Irish to celebrate at The Party Place in Saluda.

Hosted by Blue Ridge Contra Dancers, beginner lessons will be held from 3:30 – 4 p.m. with dancing from 4-6:30 p.m on Sunday, March 17.

No partner is needed. The Party Place is a 12,000-square-foot dance facility with hardwood floors, refreshment bar and great sound system.

Music will be provided by Steamshovel with Roger Gold on guitar and foot drum and David White on fiddle and banjo. The caller is Tamara McGovern.

To reach The Party Place take exit 59 off I-26. Turn toward Saluda, and then take the first left onto Howard Gap Road. Then turn left on Friendship Church Road. For description and more information, visit

– article submitted by Mary Ann Hester

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