Saturday, April 26, 2014
Mary’s River Grange Hall
24707 Grange Hall Road
Dance workshop – 1 to 4 PM at the Grange
This year we are planning on teaching Osmica, Kokice, Pop Marinko, and styling for Dobrudjanska Reka (women’s dance). We also may teach a men’s dance while the women are learning Dobrudjanska Reka, possibly Tropanka. We will also review some previous dances taught such as Plevensko Daichovo.
Dance party – 7 PM until ?
Cost: $8 at the door, which includes the afternoon workshop AND party!
In 2013 we had dancers come from Seattle, Eugene, Salem, Portland, Grants Pass, Albany and of course Corvallis to dance the night away and visit with old friends. Below are some pictures of that party.
What a fantastic turnout we had for the workshop on Saturday, April 28. Over 40 enthusiastic dancers came and learned 5 new, difficult dances. That evening most of these folks returned joined by another 20-30 dancers from Seattle to Grants Pass. A good time was had by all!
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Yup, we are doing it again …
The 4th Annual
Hoolyeh and Friends Folkdance Party
When: Saturday, April 30, 2011
Where: Marys River Grange Hall
www.marysrivergrange.org From Corvallis, take Highway 20/34 to Philomath. At the second light, turn left on 13th Street. Turn right on Grange Hall Road. The Mary’s River Grange is just before Greengable Gardens.
Time: 7 pm until ? (we dare you to dance all night)
Who: All past and present Hoolyehs, their parents, kids and friends and anyone who likes to folkdance!
Cost: $8 at the door
Bring: Snacks, treats, refreshments, drinks and stories. Remember our afterparties at the grange??!! -bring your memories to share!
Hoolyeh Dance Party 2010
Another GREAT evening of dance!
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This year we danced at the Marys River Grange Hall. It was plenty large enough for all to dance, but cozy enough to never feel alone. Lots of food, laughs and tired legs.
Lets do this again, at the same place, next year.
Hoolyeh 2009 Reunion
Remember who was there? What costume did you wear? Here are a few pictures to jog your memory.
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WOW! What a great turnout – close to 200 people! Lots of dancers, lots of spectators, colorful costumes, yummy snacks, and non-stop music. The dances ran for 5 hours straight with a much needed break about half way through when the Jr. Hoolyehs performed. At midnight the last dance played and there were STILL 50+ people on their feet, actually dancing!This probably isn’t a big deal for those under 30, but for the over 50 crowd, we are very proud of ourselves. The sore feet and stiff muscles the next day was more than worth it. There just wasn’t enough time to do all the fun dances AND visit with long time friends AND catch up with folk dance buddies from 35+ years ago. Many parents of the 1970 Hoolyeh dancers watched with big smiles on their faces, recognizing many of the ‘teenagers’ and in awe at how fast 35 years have flown by. Continue reading