Local talent is on tap for the monthly contra dance Saturday, July 27, at 8 p.m. in the gym of the Thomaston Academy building, Main Street/Route 1.

Sarah Smith of Waldoboro and Belfast will be calling, while husband and musician Bill Smith will be joined by Tamora Goltz and David Stimson of Boothbay to provide the tunes. All dances are taught, beginners are welcome, no partner is necessary and children are admitted free; the rest pay $8.

For more information, call 832-5584 or look for Thomaston Contradancers on Facebook.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115 or dernest@courierpublicationsllc.com.