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Dance Saturday. Summer events.

Photo credit: Amanda L. Smith Photography

Our final downtown dance of the season is this Saturday, June 8.

This month, we have guest teachers and DJs from Eugene, OR. Nika Jin and Nick Davis of Track Town Swing Club will be teaching the introductory lesson. Kristin Buxton will be DJing alongside Nick.

Evening Schedule

  • 6:45 p.m.: Doors open
  • 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.: Beginner swing lesson with Nika & Nick
  • 8:00 – 10:30 p.m.: Dancing to music DJed by Nick & Kristin

We’ll be at Odd Fellows Hall, and cover for the evening is $7-10, sliding scale.

Style Your Swing Returns

Join us on Wednesday evenings 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. starting July 17 for a weekly lesson/practica, followed by social dancing to DJed music. We’ll be alternating between formal lessons and practice sessions each week.

For more information, visit: corvallisswing.com/style-your-swing

Summer Events

We’re hosting one event per month this summer in addition to Style Your Swing. Check out the event listing below or on our website at: corvallisswing.com/events.

Other notes

Live Music. May Lessons and Dances.

We’ll be having a dance Saturday, May 11th with live music from the Stealin’ Apples Jazz Band from Eugene

May Downtown Swing Dance

Join us for our May Downtown Swing Dance Saturday, May 11th at Odd Fellows. We’ll be having live music from the Stealin’ Apples Jazz Band.

Schedule

  • 6:45 p.m.: Doors open
  • 7 – 8 p.m.: Beginner Charleston lesson taught by Bailey Keefe and Mark Mills
  • 8 – 10:30 p.m.: Social dancing and live music from Stealin’ Apples Jazz Band

We’ll be at Odd Fellows Hall our downtown venue, and cover for the evening is $7-10.

Lindy 1: Introduction to Lindy Hop

This 3 week lesson series will run Mondays, May 6 – 20, from 7-8:30 p.m. This series will cover the basics of Lindy Hop: 8-count footwork, swing-out, Lindy circle, turns, footwork variations and more. This class is open to all ages and all levels. Individuals or partners welcome. Willingness to rotate partners is required. Cost for this lesson is $35 during pre-registration or $45 at the door. Registration is open on our website.

For more information and to register, visit: corvallisswing.com/lindy-1

Friday Swing Dance at OSU

We’ll be having our OSU Swing Dance on Friday, May 31st at OSU. This will be the final OSU dance of Spring Term, so we hope to see you all there.

Schedule

  • 7:45 p.m.: Doors open
  • 8 – 9 p.m.: Beginner swing lesson with Lindsey Almarode and Mark Mills
  • 9 – 11 p.m.: Dancing to music DJed by Tiana and Dakota

We’ll be at the Women’s Building our campus venue, and cover for the evening is $5.

Upcoming events

Other notes

  • We have volunteer opportunities at every dance and in between. Contact us if you’d like to help out. :-)

Dance Friday. April Lessons and Dances

We’ve got a dance coming up this Friday, April 5th, at the OSU Women’s Building

Dance on Friday

Join us for our First Swing Dance of Spring Term this Friday, April 5th at OSU.

Schedule

  • 7:45 p.m.: Doors open
  • 8 – 9 p.m.: Beginner 6-count Lindy lesson with Kelley Hungerford and Becca Hicks
  • 9 – 11 p.m.: Dancing to music DJed by Becca, Kylie, and Dakota

We’ll be at the Women’s Building our OSU venue, and cover for the evening is $5.

April Downtown Swing Dance

Join us for our April Downtown Swing Dance on Saturday, April 13th at Odd Fellows. The theme for this dance is Flowers

Schedule

  • 6:45 p.m.: Doors open
  • 7 – 8 p.m.: Beginner swing lesson with Tiana Tom and Anthony Maggio
  • 8 – 10:30 p.m.: Dancing to music DJed by Zach, Tristan(Portland), and

We’ll be at the Odd Fellows our downtown venue, and cover for the evening is $7-10.

Upcoming events

Other notes

  • We have volunteer opportunities at every dance and in between. Contact us if you’d like to help out. :-)

Dance Saturday. Upcoming Dances and Classes

We’ve got a dance coming up this Saturday, March 16th, at our Odd Fellows Location

Dance on Saturday

Join us for our March Downtown Swing Dance this Saturday, March 16th at Odd Fellows. The theme for this dance is Spring Flowers

Schedule

  • 6:45 p.m.: Doors open
  • 7 – 8 p.m.: Beginner swing lesson with Lindsey Almarode and Chuck Dee
  • 8 – 10:30 p.m.: Dancing to music DJed by Becca Hicks, Tristan Gomez, and Dakota Trufant

We’ll be at the Odd Fellows our downtown venue, and cover for the evening is $7-10.

Lindy 1: Introduction to Lindy Hop

This 5 week lesson series will run Mondays, April 1 – 29, from 7-8 p.m. This series will cover the basics of Lindy Hop: 8-count footwork, swing-out, Lindy circle, turns, footwork variations and more. This class is open to all ages and all levels. Individuals or partners welcome. Willingness to rotate partners is required. Cost for this lesson is $40 during pre-registration or $50 at the door. Registration is open on our website.

For more information and to register, visit: corvallisswing.com/lindy-1

Charleston 1

This 5 week lesson series will run Mondays, April 1 – 29, from 8-9 p.m. This series will cover the basics of Charleston, inclusing basic footwork, kicks, stalls, gear turns, and hand-to-hand charleston. This class is open to all ages and all levels. Individuals or partners welcome. Willingness to rotate partners is required. Cost for this lesson is $40 during pre-registration or $50 at the door. Registration is open on our website.

For more information and to register, visit: corvallisswing.com/charleston-1

Upcoming events

Other notes

  • We have volunteer opportunities at every dance and in between. Contact us if you’d like to help out. :-)

Dance Saturday. Upcoming Dances.

Join us this Saturday, February 23 for our monthly downtown swing dance at Odd Fellows!

Downtown Swing Dance

Join us for our Downtown Swing Dance this Saturday, February 23 at Odd Fellows. We’ll be celebrating Black History Month, commemorating some of the most influential people in Swing Dance, such as Frankie Manning, Norma Miller, “Shorty” George Snowdon, Willa Mae Ricker, and many more. Come learn the history of Lindy Hop!

Schedule

  • 6:45 p.m.: Doors open
  • 7 – 8 p.m.: Beginner swing lesson lead by OSU instructor, Marc Green
  • 8 – 10:30 p.m.: Dancing with Swing Music from Nick Davis and Kristin Buxton of Eugene

We’ll be at Odd Fellows Hall, our downtown location, and cover for the evening is a sliding scale of $7-10.

Want to help make this event a success? Contact us here to get involved.

Friday Swing Dance at OSU

We’ll be holding out last Friday Dance at OSU of Winter Term on March 8th. There will be a lesson and Corvallis Swing staples like DJed music, a steal circle, and snacks. We hope to see you there!

Schedule

  • 7:45 p.m.: Doors open
  • 8 – 9 p.m.: Beginner swing lesson taught by Tiana Tom and Bailey Keefe
  • 9 – 11 p.m.: Dancing to DJed music from Lindsey Almarode, Tiana Tom, and Johnny Schlender

We’ll be at the OSU Women’s Building, and cover for the evening is $5.

Upcoming events

Other notes

  • We have volunteer opportunities at every dance and in between. Contact us if you’d like to help out. :-)
  • Stop by our next dance to pick up our term cards so you don’t miss out on any of our dances!