Fiddler Hope Hoffman of Bowdoinham and banjo and guitar player Putnam Smith of Durham will play the monthly contra dance Saturday, Aug. 27 starting at 8 p.m. at Simonton Corner Hall, corner of Park and Main streets. Pat Tognoni will be the caller.

Dancers of all ages and abilities are welcome, and no partner or experience is necessary. Admission is $8. Children are admitted free, and free snacks and water are provided. All dances are taught.

For more information, visit Simonton Corners Contradancers on Facebook.

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