Contra dance fans are invited to gather Saturday, Sept. 25 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 Hope Hoffman on fiddle and Putnam Smith on banjo, with Ted Steele calling.

Beginners, singles and families are welcome. Bringing one’s own drinking water is recommended; free refreshments will be available. For more information, call 832-5584 or see Simonton Corners Contradancers on Facebook.

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