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'Harvest Hootenanny' contra dance, cider pressing and pie sale will support Orcas Seed Bank

Harvest Hootenanny drawing by Learner Limbach.  - Learner Limbach.
Harvest Hootenanny drawing by Learner Limbach.
— image credit: Learner Limbach.

FoodMasters organization will host a contra dance at the Odd Fellows' Hall on Oct. 8 to raise funds for the Orcas Island Seed Bank.

The band “Hands Four” from San Juan Island will highlight the evening’s events, which include dancing, live cider pressing and a pie and ice cream sale.

A beginner's lesson will be taught from 7:30 to 8 p.m., then the dancing will commence until 11 p.m. The cover charge is $10.

A table at the event will offer information on the Seed Bank and FoodMasters. Donations of apples for the cider pressing are invited.

For more information, contact Learner Limbach at



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