Contra dance fans are invited to celebrate the last monthly dance of winter, astronomically speaking, anyway, Saturday, Feb. 27 at Simonton Corner Community Hall, Park and Main streets. The dancing will begin 8 p.m., and admission will be $8 at the door.

Providing the tunes will be Neil Caudill and Friends, North Star Sisters and Curt Osgood. The night’s caller will be Maggie Robinson.

Beginners and singles are welcome, and bringing one’s own drinking water is recommended. For more information, call 832-5584 or send e-mail to

VillageSoup Art/Entertainment Editor Dagney Ernest can be reached at 207-594-4401 or by e-mail at