Worth Knowing: Looking for a traditional New England New Year's Eve? Look no further.

What traditions make up your New Year's Eve celebrations? Muskeg Music sticks with what it knows.  For nearly forty years it's been sponsoring a New Year's Eve contradance. Simple, easy, and fun - accessible to all - beginners and singles always welcome     

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A smoke-free and alcohol-free evening (...so much for that tradition).     

Light physical activity, and a chance to meet and mingle with your friends and neighbors     

Potluck finger food snacks at the break, and singing at midnight!

Monday, December 31st - 8:00 pm - Contradance at Tracy Hall, Norwich, VT        (200 Main Street, Norwich - we enter through the back doors by the White Church)     

Walk-through for new dancers at 7:45 - all dances are first taught, then called while the music plays. Music provided by Calliope - a New England All-Stars "big band" - with twin fiddles, accordion, clarinet, keyboard, trombone, and yes - coconuts! Calling by Nils Fredland.

Admission is $15, $10 for students and under 16 are FREE!

Dancers should dress comfortably in layers for changing activity levels and bring: a separate pair of clean shoes for the dance floor (smooth soles, and low or *no* heels work best), a water bottle, potluck snacks for the break (not mandatory), a smile, and a friend. More dance info here:  http://uvdm.org  and on Facebook under "Norwich Community Dances".


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