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CDK Contra Dance

Oshtemo Grange 3234 North 3rd St., Kalamazoo, MI, United States

Contra & Square Dance - beginner workshop 7:00pm, Dancing 7:30 - 10:30pm February 10: Tunes by Brook Farm String Band; calls by Marlin Whitaker. March 9: Big Fun with Darlene Underwood (English dance in the afternoon 2p-5p) April 13: Smith, Campeau & Nelson with Ken Gall calling May 11: Liberty String Band with Maeve Devlin […]

$5 – $20
Event Series Jonesborough, TN Contra

Jonesborough, TN Contra—Rheva & Keegan with Diane Silver calling

Historic Jonesborough Visitors Center 117 Boone St., Jonesborough, United States

Never contra danced before? We gotcha covered! You'll want to be there at 7pm for the Newcomer Lesson. Dance begins at 7:30pm.  Cost: $12 Adults, $8 Students, $30 Families Cash or Venmo Donations to help cover expenses appreciated Come as you are, no partner needed Short newcomer lesson starts promptly at 7pm Dance starts at […]

$8 – $30
Event Series Contra Dancing in Houston, TX

Contra Dancing in Houston, TX

Dauntless Dance Studio 3221 Houston Ave, Houston, TX, United States

HATDS hosts contra dances on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of most months. We dance to live music. All skill levels are welcome and all dances are called. Bring water and clean shoes! The admission price for contra dances is $10 for members, $15 for non-members. Cash, checks, credit cards, and digital wallets are currently accepted […]

$10 – $15

North Alabama Country Dance Society – Contra Dance

Faith Presbyterian Church 5300 Whitesburg Dr., Huntsville, AL, United States

Every 2nd & 4th Saturday starting 2024. Contra Dance in the gym at Faith Presbyterian Church, Huntsville, AL. Newcomers at 6:30pm; dance 7 pm Central time. Check Facebook for updated info under North Alabama Country Dance Society. Wear soft-soled shoes and bring your own resealable water container. Members $10;  non-members $15.

$10 – $15

Second Saturday TopHill Music Contradance Party at Guiding Star Grange

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

Please check the Guiding Star Grange website for details. Schedule: There will be a newcomers workshop at 7:45pm. Please come early to help our new dancing friends! All are welcome! Cost: $12-20 sliding scale High-level masks are mandated for this dance. Please bring your own water bottle. Up-to-date vaccinations are encouraged but not required. If […]

$12 – $20

TADAMS 2nd Sunday Afternoon Contra Dance

Lewis Ginter Recreation Association 3421 Hawthorne Avenue, Richmond, VA, United States

Join the Richmond VA contra dance, hosted by TADAMS, in the beautiful historic Ginter Hall on 2nd Sunday afternoons. Beginner lesson at 1:45pm; dance from 2:30-5:30. Check our full calendar for caller and band details. Admission is $15 non-members, $10 members and students, children under 13 are free.   

$10 – $15

Nashville Second Sunday English Country Dances

Friends Meeting Nashville 530 26th Ave N, Nashville, TN, United States

This dance is open to beginning and experienced dancers alike. Dance to great live music in a lovely hall. Cost: $5-20 sliding scale. No partner necessary. Here's the schedule for Feb - May 2024. (We take summers off and begin again in Sept.) Feb 11: Susan Kevra calling with music by Southwind (Emma Rushton, Jeff Rohrbough, […]

$5 – $20

Asheville Sunday Afternoon English Country Dance

Harvest House Community Center 205 Kenilworth Rd., Asheville, NC, United States

All are welcome to join us for another very fine afternoon of English Country Dance. Spread the word and bring all your friends, family and neighbors! 3:30pm-4:00pm, Newcomers’ Session 4:00pm-6:15-ish pm, Dance Leader: TBA Live Music: TBA Bring a snack to share during the break-out in the parlor. Wear comfortable clothes and non-marking shoes. We […]

Event Series Hayward CA Contra Dance

Hayward CA Contra Dance

Hill & Valley Club 1808 ‘B’ Street, Hayward, CA, United States

We typically dance on the 2nd & 4th Sunday of each month. For years, the Hayward Contra has drawn dancers from all over the Bay Area and beyond. Some of the unique features that have drawn a loyal following are: Hayward is centrally located and the venue, The Hill and Valley Club, 1808 ‘B’ Street, […]

Contra Dance at Arlington K of C

Arlington Knights of Columbus Hall 15 Winslow Street, Arlington, MA, United States

Community Shindig: In the tradition of New England’s earliest settlers, The Knights of Columbus #109 invite you to a New England Contra Dance to celebrate the traditions of community dancing. No need to bring a partner know how to have one hell of a great time! It is so wicked fun! It is the most […]

$10 – $15

Gainesville Florida English Country Dance

United Church of Gainesville 1624 NW 5th Ave, Gainesville, FL, United States

We dance to live music by Hoggetowne Fancy every Monday at United Church of Gainesville, 1624 NW 5th Avenue. Cost is $5 for the hall plus a similar amount for the band. This dance is open to all. All dances are taught, walked through and called. There is a lesson at 6:10. 


TECDA Tuesday Evening English Country Dance

Willowdale Presbyterian Church 38 Ellerslie Ave., North York, Ontario, Canada

Come and join us every Tuesday for an evening of dance with our talented callers: Cathy Campbell, Dave Berman, Alan Rosenthal and Walter Zagorski. Masks are required for dancing.  Please bring your dancing shoes, water bottle, and come and enjoy an evening of English Country Dancing.


Ann Arbor Tuesday English Country Dance

Concourse Hall 4531 Concourse Drive, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

We dance to live music from our wonderful local musicians. All dances taught and prompted. Wear comfortable clothes and bring flat, non-slippy shoes to change into. Pay what you can; $8 donation helps cover the hall, band, and callers. Masks are welcome at the dance.


Williamsburg (VA) Tuesday Night English Dance

Newport House Bed & Breakfast 710 South Henry Street, Williamsburg, VA, United States

Come join us for English Country Dancing on Tuesdays from 8-10 pm in Williamsburg, VA. All are welcome! No partner, previous dance experience, or registration is required. We start with easier dances and work up to more complicated material, so if it’s your first time attending, we recommend arriving by 8 pm. Come dance with us!


Asheville Wednesday Evening English Country Dance

Harvest House Community Center 205 Kenilworth Rd., Asheville, NC, United States

English Country Dance. All levels welcome, newcomers through advanced dancers. Skills session at 6:40 pm. Occasional live music. Please bring clean, soft-soled shoes and a sunny disposition. All dances taught using mostly positional language.

Richmond VA Wednesday English Country Dance

Belmont Recreation Center 1600 Hilliard Road, Henrico, VA, United States

Please join for our weekly English Country Dancing Wednesday night social. New dancers are asked to please come at the start of the session. All dances are taught, walked through, and called. No experience or partner required, just a pair of comfortable shoes. The first night is free; after that $2 per evening. Our doors […]


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
Event Series TECDA Friday Evening Dance

TECDA Friday Evening Dance

Ralph Thornton Community Centre 765 Queen Street East, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Come and join us every Friday for an evening of dance with our talented callers: Dave Berman, Cathy Campbell, Alan Rosenthal, Walter Zagorski. Masks are optional. Please bring your dancing shoes, water bottle and come and enjoy an evening of English Country Dancing. email:


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

Third Friday Contra at Guiding Star Grange

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

Caller and featured musicians vary each month; please check the Guiding Star Grange website for details. Other musicians are welcome to come and be part of the amorphous "Back Row Band." Schedule: 8:00 PM: Contra Dancing for All; often a beginner session at 7:45. Cost: $10 or barter equivalent See venue website for this month's […]