COA Contra Dance Set

BAR HARBOR—The Big Moose Contra Band plays College of the Atlantic’s Gates Auditorium with caller Chrissy Fowler on Saturday, April 25. Lessons begin at 7:30 p.m.; dancing starts at 8 p.m.

The Big Moose Contra Band is a gathering of musicians from Mount Desert Island and the surrounding area. It currently includes Ruth Grierson and Emma Walsh on fiddle, Jim Vekasi on mandolin, David Quinby on stand-up bass, David Towle on accordion, Keith Davis on guitar, Bob McCormick on bohdran and Charlie Richardson on mandolin. COA fiddlers and other musicians frequently join in.

Admission is $6. Children dance for free. For more information, call 288-5015.

Nicole Ouellette

Nicole Ouellette

When Nicole isn't giving advice she's completely unqualified to give, she runs an Internet marketing company in Bar Harbor, where she lives with her husband Derrick and their short dog Gidget. She loves young adult novels, cooking and talking French to anyone who'll talk back. [email protected]