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Dancing Bears 40th Dance Camp

Salvation Army King's Lake Camp 3313 East Lakeview Rd., Wasilla, AK, United States

Dancing Bears of Alaska host their 40th annual Dance Camp in 2024. Visiting talent includes George Marshall and Louise Siddons calling; The Stringrays and trio Sail Away Ladies playing lively contra dance music. Join us at beautiful King's Lake Camp, for a playful Memorial Day weekend event that is sure to delight. Catering this year […]

$330

Monday Night Contra Dance at the Laurel Theater

Laurel Theater 1538 Laurel Ave, Knoxville, TN, United States

The Knoxville Contra Dance is pleased to offer a weekly contra dance at the historic Laurel Theater in Knoxville. We feature a community of callers and musicians and an intimate and friendly crowd of dancers. An introductory workshop is offered starting at 7:30, perfect for the experienced and the newcomer alike, followed by dancing to […]

$5 – $10

Rochester, NY Thursday Night Contras

CDR Rose Room 295 Gregory St, Rochester, NY, United States

We are a welcoming contra group, dancing every week to live music. Please come! Check our website in case of last minute changes, and check out our videos on our Country Dancers of Rochester YouTube channel!

$10,

Thursday Contra Dance in Philadelphia

Commodore Barry Center 6815 Emlen St, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Weekly Contra Dance - See our website for this week's band and caller(s). Mostly contras with occasional squares, mixers, four facing fours, and more. 7:30pm New Dancer Lesson; 8:00pm to 10:30pm dancing $5 to $20 sliding scale Our role terms are Larks and Robins Masks are required on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Thursdays.

$5 – $20

Berkeley, CA Contra and English Dances

Christ Church Berkeley 2138 Cedar St., Berkeley, CA, United States

BACDS (Bay Area Country Dance Society) presents dances every Thursday night (except holidays) at Christ Church Berkeley, 2138 Cedar St, Berkeley, CA. Contra dancing happens on the 1st, 3rd, & 5th Thursday of the month, from 8pm to 10:30pm. English Country Dancing happens on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month, from 7:45pm to […]

ContraATL Weekly Dance

Decatur Recreation Center 231 Sycamore St, Decatur, GA, United States

Atlanta's weekly contra dance features a variety of local and regional talent. We dance every Friday night except rare blackout dates, generally last two Fridays in December and the first Friday in January.

$15

Friday Contra Dance, Nashville TN

Second Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall 3511 Belmont Blvd., Nashville, TN, United States

All are welcome to come and dance! You don’t need to bring a partner. Contra dancing is easy to learn. We have beginners' lessons for anyone who hasn’t done it before, or wants a reminder. $5 - $25, pay what you can.

$5 – $25

Fifth Friday Contra at Guiding Star Grange

Guiding Star Grange 401 Chapman St, Greenfield, MA, United States

Caller and featured musicians vary each time; please check the Guiding Star Grange website for details. Schedule: 7:30 beginner lesson, 8:00-11:00 contras Cost: $12-$20 sliding scale Note: Each dance series now has its own COVID protocol. We hope every dancer will feel comfortable at one or more dances.

$12 – $20

Old Tyme Contra & Community Dance of Macon County, NC

Macon County Library 149 Siler Farm Rd, Franklin, NC, United States

First Saturday of every month: lesson at 6:30, dance 7-9pm. Live band and dance caller for contras, squares, round, and fun crazy family dances, too. Beginners are welcome! No need to bring a partner, but you are welcome to do so. Children over age 8 who are game to participate may also attend. Bring a […]

$10 – $14
Event Series Goshen Community Contra Dance

Goshen Community Contra Dance

Goshen First Church 215 South 5th Street, Goshen, IN, United States

Contra Dance with live music and caller. The dance will be held at Goshen First Church, 215 South St., Goshen, IN. General Public: Non-members $8, Members $6 Students: Non-members $5, Members $3 Children under 12: Free Family maximum cost: $18 No experience or partner needed and all dances are led by experienced callers. New dancers are always welcome and […]

$8
Event Series Monterey Contra Dance

Monterey Contra Dance

Monterey YMCA 600 Camino el Estero, Monterey, CA, United States

Monterey Country Dance Community holds contra dances most first and third Saturdays, unless otherwise noted in our schedules and calendars. Come alone or bring a friend—beginners are always welcome! Lessons at 6:40; dance starts at 7 PM. ​Prices: $12 General ​$10 Members of MCDC, BACDS, CDSS or other sister organizations $5 active military & full-time […]

Free – $12

First Saturday Contra Dance in Peterborough, NH

Peterborough Town House 1 Grove St., Peterborough, NH, United States

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance on the first Saturday with different musicians and callers every month.  The dancing begins at 8:00 PM, with an introductory workshop beginning at 7:30. Sliding scale admission is  $12 – 20. We also host an open jam session for beginning and intermediate musicians […]

$12 – $20

Monthly American Folk Dance and Contra Series at Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge

Children's Museum of Oak Ridge 461 West Outer Drive, Oak Ridge, TN, United States

Join us the first Saturday of every month (except February) for our monthly dance in the gymnasium of the Children's Museum of Oak Ridge as we dance mostly contras. Neither partner or experience is required. All dances are taught. We usually have live music from a local band, and always live calling from a local […]

$5 – $10

Ottawa Contra Dance

Churchill Seniors Centre 345 Richmond Rd, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Join Ottawa Contra Dance every 1st and 3rd Saturday, September - June. Dances are called using Larks and Robins. Admission by sliding scale.

$10

First Saturday Contra at Guiding Star Grange

Guiding Star Grange 401 Chapman St, Greenfield, MA, United States

Wild Asparagus with George Marshall, David Cantieni, Becky Tracy, Ann Percival and guests. Please check the Guiding Star Grange website for details. Schedule: 7:30-8:00 beginners' workshop, 8:00-11:00 contra dance Cost: $12 - $20 sliding scale See venue website for this month's details and Covid policy.

$12 – $20
Event Series Montpelier Contra Dance

Montpelier Contra Dance

Capital City Grange Hall 6612 Vermont Rt. 12, Berlin, VT, United States

Montpelier Contra Dance with callers and bands that perform regionally and nationally—see website or Facebook events Beginners, singles, and all ages are welcome; all dances are taught. Gender-neutral role terms (Larks and Robins) Newcomers lesson 7:40 pm. Dancing 8-11pm. Please bring clean soft-soled shoes. Masks optional / Excellent ventilation with open windows and ceiling exhaust […]

$5 – $20

Circle Left

Lake Merritt Dance Center 200 Grand Avenue, Oakland, CA, United States

Circle Left is a gender-neutral contra dance in Oakland on the first Saturday of the month.

$5 – $20

Swingin’ Tern Dances: DOUBLE DANCE: Alex Deis-Lauby & Annie Kidwell with Grand Picnic

St. Paul's Episcopal Church 200 Main St., Chatham, NJ, United States

Double Dance: Alex Deis-Lauby & Annie Kidwell with Grand Picnic Michael Gorin—fiddle; Bill Peek—piano; Marco Brehm—bass; Sam Zygmuntowicz—fiddle; Jody Kruskal—Anglo concertina Schedule: 3:45 – 5:45 pm Afternoon Advanced Contras with Alex Deis-Lauby $15 adults/$5 students 5:45 – 7:00 pm Dinner Break at the many walkable Chatham restaurants 7:00 – 7:30 pm Beginners’ Workshop 7:30 – […]

$5 – $15