|Local square dancers were able to participate in two separate weekends of square dancing in the month of March. The weekend of Friday, March 2nd and Saturday, March 3rd saw the dancers heading to South Burlington, Vermont for the annual Maple Sugar Dance Festival. 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. Then on the weekend of Friday, March 16th through Saturday, March 18th 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. With workshops Saturday morning and afternoon and a full dance Saturday night, it was a full day of dancing pleasure. Nearly 100 dancers gathered for this annual event.
||Couples from New Sharon (Friendship Square Dance Club of Farmington), Newport & Fairfield (Central Maine Square Dance Club of Waterville), Monmouth (Squire Town Squares of Winthrop), and Oxford (Swinging Bears Square Dance Club of South Paris), Richmond and Ellsworth participated in dance activities in March.