Local square dancers participated in two separate weekends of square dancing during the month of March. The weekend of March 2-3 took the dancers to South Burlington, Vermont, for the annual Maple Sugar Dance Festival. The dancing began on Friday night from 7:30 until 11 p.m. Saturday’s events went from 9:30 a.m. until 11 p.m. There were many workshops for the various levels of square dancing, along with different workshops for round dancing. They had a hall for class/mainstream, plus, A-1, A-2, and C, with round dancing in the plus hall. There were approximately 200 dancers in attendance.

On the weekend of March 16-18, dancers had the opportunity to attend the St. Patrick’s Day festival put on by the Sage Square Dance Club of Brunswick. This event was held in Old Orchard Beach in an area called Ocean Park. Dancing started at 7:30 p.m. Friday. With workshops Saturday morning and afternoon and a full dance Saturday night, it was a full day of dancing. Then on Sunday morning dancers got together for two more hours of dancing before leaving for home. Almost 100 dancers gathered for this annual event.

For more information, call Bob Brown at 447-0094 or Cindy Fairfield at 631-8816.

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