The semi-occasional Capricorn Invitational Birthday Party contra dance is set for Saturday, Dec. 30, at 8 p.m. at the Dirigo Grange Hall, Belfast Road/Route 137 in the village.

The dancing will be fueled by Sassafras Stomp and caller John McIntire, as well as by a dessert potluck at the break to celebrate all birthdays. Everyone is invited. A $7 donation is suggested. For more information, call 380-1171 or 568-7597; or email

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