The Dance Gypsy presents

Folk, contra and traditional dances, festivals and other events

(between May 25, 2017  and  May 25, 2018)

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Gray vs Black? Some listings appear in gray text. This is an intended difference. Gray events are not quite as important as black events. Gray events may be unconfirmed, cross-references or cancelled.

Unconfirmed: A “confirmed” event has in some way been confirmed. We don’t demand a lot for confirmation, but some sort of communication that says to us "yes, that event is taking place on that date!” This is strionger than “Well, there usually are (or used to be) events on that day.”

Cross reference: When a series moves temporarily (perhapsd their regular hall is closed), there is a cross refernce, helping find the actual listing for the day.”

Cancelled: A “cancelled event” appears in places where a dancer might reasonably expect a dance — but there is none. e.g. no dance on a holiday, summer vacation or there conflict". These listings are “lined-out”

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Friday, May 26, 2017

Amherst, MA: International Dance

— Sponsored by: Amherst International Folkdancing

Venue: Bangs Community Center: Boltwood Walk get a map

Time: 7:30-10:00

Price: $Donation

For more information: (413) 323-6330; (Email): de('cindy', 'org', 'amherstfolkdancing');

Web: www.amherstfolkdancing.org

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

This date (May 26, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Ballston Spa, NY: Gottagetgon Festival (annual)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 26, 2017 — Monday, May 29, 2017

Featuring: Set Americain

Description: Concerts, workshops. Sat. night family dance

Dance styles include: Family Multiple_style Dance

Venue: Saratoga County Fairgrounds get a map

For more information: (518) 882-6809; (Email): de('betsyfry', 'com', 'aol');

Web: www.pickingandsinging.org

(This event (festival #422) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

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Burlington, VT: Mad Robin Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Mad Robin Callers Collective

Featuring: music by Mad Robin Callers Collective

— Downtown Burlington’s contra dance series! Featuring callers from the local Mad Robin Callers Collective.

Venue: First Congregational Church: 38 South Winooski Avenue get a map

Time: 7:45 - 11:00

Price: $5 - $12 sliding scale, $20 for families

— Note: All are welcome, no partner necessary. Wear soft soled shoes.

For more information: (802) 503-1251; (Email): de('madrobincc', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: www.madrobincallers.org

Generic Schedule: fourth Fridays Jan-Oct

This date (May 26, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

DG favorite Cambridge, MA: Harvard Square English Country Dance - Beginner Friendly

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: Leslie Lassetter leading with music by Ishmael Stefanov, Jean Monroe (piano and melodica)

— Beginner friendly English Country Dance.

Venue: Harvard-Epworth Methodist Church: 1555 Massachusetts Ave get a map

— (Favorites Night) —

Time: 7:30-9:30.

Price: $7/$6 CDS members/$4 students

— Note: Please wear comfortable clothing and clean, soft-soled shoes.

For more information: (617) 744-5331; (Email): de('harvardecd', 'com', 'cleverthoughts');

Web: www.cds-boston.org

Generic Schedule: second & fourth Fridays Sep-Jun

This date (May 26, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Atlanta, GA: Catapult! the National Contra Showcase (4 th annual)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 26, 2017 — Monday, May 29, 2017

— Sponsored by: Catapult Showcase

Description: A four-day festival focused on showcasing the next generation of undiscovered contra dance weekend musicians and callers. 6 Hot Bands. 6 Cool Callers. 4 Days of Dancing. 24 Hours of Contra. 18 Hours of Workshops. Band and Caller applications being accepted now (see website for details).

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Note: Advanced registration required.

Venue: Clarkston Community Center (Atlanta) : 3701 College Avenue get a map

Price: $Tba

For more information: (404) 307-3444; (Email): de('info', 'com', 'catapultshowcase');

Web: www.catapultshowcase.com

(This event (festival #1734) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

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Glen Echo, MD: Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Friday Night Dancers

Venue: Glen Echo Park: 7300 Macarthur Boulevard Northwest get a map

Time: 8:30 - 11:30 p.m.

Price: $10

For more information: (Email): de('info', 'org', 'fridaynightdance');

Web: fridaynightdance.org

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

This date (May 26, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Wasilla, AK: Dancing Bears Dance Camp (36 th annual)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 26, 2017 — Monday, May 29, 2017

— Sponsored by: The Dancing Bears

Featuring: Bob Isaacs ~ Cis Hinkle ~ Full Nelsons ~ Pete’s Posse ~ Susan Kevra

Description: An annual 3+ day dance camp featuring contra and square dancing as well as a variety of other dance and music workshops. Located at beautiful Kings Lake Camp near Anchorage, Alaska.

Dance styles include: Contra Square Otherstyle Dance

Note: Advanced registration is required. See our website (thedancingbears.org) for details.

Venue: King’s Lake Camp get a map

Price: $275 before May 1; $295 after May 1

For more information: (907) 223-2327; (Email): de('barbara', 'com', 'alaskabike');

Web: thedancingbears.org

(This event (festival #1834) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

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Williston, VT: Ballroom Nights

— Sponsored by: Ballroom Nights

— Social Ballroom Dancing

Venue: Ballroom Nights (Jazzercise Studio) : 59 Day Lane — Behind Guy’s Farm & Yard get a map

Time: 7:00-9:30

Price: $14

— Note: We welcome all levels, singels and couples. No experience required

For more information: (Email): de('ballroomnights', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: www.ballroomnights.com

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

This date (May 26, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Belfast, ME: Memorial Day Weekend Party (36 th annual)

Multi-day event: Saturday, May 27, 2017 — Sunday, May 28, 2017

— Sponsored by: Penobscot Bay Scottish Country Dancers

Description: Belfast Memorial Day Weekend Party! Saturday, May 27 American Legion Hall, 43 Church St., Belfast, ME 12:30 – 2:30 Scottish Fiddle Workshop with Judi Nicolson (fiddle), https://scottishfiddleschool.org/faculty-and-staff/judi-nicolson/ (bio) Kathy Fraser-Collins (piano), Fred Collins (drums) $25 3:30 – 4:45 Dance Review 5:45 – 7:00 Potluck Supper ($1 + Pot) 7:00 Belfast Memorial Day Weekend Party Music by Judi Nicolson (fiddle), Kathy Fraser-Collins (piano), Fred Collins (drums) $10 RSCDS members, $12 nonmembers Briefs & Dance Diagrams posted to Boston Branch calendar http://rscdsboston.org/event-calendar.html Sunday May 28 Brunch/Ceilidh 10:00 - 2:00 pm 794 Shore Road, Bayside (Northport), ME Party Information: Gayle Koyanagi 207-338-6085 (h), 207-322-7727 (c) , gkoyanagi20@gmail.com Hospitality: Kim Jacobs 207-722-3139

Dance styles include: Scottish Dance

Note: soft-soled shoes

Venue: Belfast American Legion Hall: 143 High Street — (entrance on Church Street) get a map

Time: 7:00 pm

Price: $10 RSCDS members, $12 nonmembers

For more information: (207) 322-7727; (Email): de('gkoyanagi20', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: www.rscdsboston.org/events-calendar.html

(This event (festival #999) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

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East Putney, VT: East Putney Community Contra Dance

Featuring: Steve Howland leading with music by All Comers Band plus Amy Cann (fiddle), Carol Compton (keyboard, accordion, and, recorder, piano) and Laurie Indenbaum (fiddle)

Venue: Pierce’s Hall: 121 East Putney Falls Road get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:30) Dance: 8:00

Price: $10

For more information: (802) 387-0163;

Generic Schedule: last Saturdays Jan-Nov

This date (May 27, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Kingston, NH: Kingston, NH Contra Dance

Featuring: Chris Ricciotti leading with music by Beth Murray, Carol Bittenson (fiddle) and Steve Bittenson

— A friendly, welcoming, fun traditional contra dance in a beautiful old New England Town Hall.

Venue: Kingston Town Hall: 163 Main St. get a map

Time: 8-11:00

Price: $8 (students: $5)

— Note: Pot-luck refreshments at the break. Bring clean, non-street shoes for dancing.

For more information: (603) 772-5355, (603) 679-5448; (Email): de('gcoppelman', 'com', 'gmail');

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays Pla-Feb

This date (May 27, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Norwich, VT: Fourth Saturday Contra

— Sponsored by: Muskeg Music

Venue: Tracy Hall: Main Street and Church Street get a map

— (No dance in Norwich today - enjoy the long weekend!) —

Time: 8:00

Price: $9 (Students $6, under 16: free; over 60: donation)

— Note: Please bring clean soft soled shoes and a snack to share at the interval

For more information: (802) 756-4662; (Email): de('uppervalleydmc', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: www.facebook.com/groups/norwichcontra

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays Jan-Jun

This date (May 27, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Stamford, CT: Round Hill Country Dances (Contra Dance) (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Round Hill Country Dances

— Traditional and contemporary contras

Venue: North Stamford Congregational Church: 31 Cascade Road get a map

Time: 7:30-10:30pm, beginners 7:15

Price: $Suggested donation $15-$25, minimum $12, family and student discounts

— Note: NOTE: We have switched to the 4th Saturday. No dance in Feb, May, Aug, or Dec.

For more information: (203) 372-3890; (Email): de('jmazza', 'net', 'snet');

Web: roundhill.net

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays Jan-Jan

(This cancellation believed correct by the Dance Gypsy;

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Brattleboro, VT: Memorial Day Dawn Dance (41 st annual)

Multi-day event: Sunday, May 28, 2017 — Monday, May 29, 2017

— Sponsored by: Brattleboro Dawn Dances

Description: This semi-annual event draws hundreds of dancers from across the region and features three different bands and callers. Please note that this year there will be no English dancing in the afternoon. Tickets are available online and at the door.

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Venue: Gibson-Aiken Center: 207 Main Street get a map

Time: 8:00pm - 7:00am

Price: $15-$25

For more information: (Email): de('rwlindsay', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: www.dawndance.org

(This event (festival #2128) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

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Tupper Lake, NY (United States): Sunset Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: The Wild Center

Featuring:

Description: Come dance with us! It doesn’t matter if you’ve got two left feet, or if you’re a prima ballerina, everyone is welcome at the Wild Center Contra. Not sure what contra dancing is? Not a problem! All the necessary moves are taught and called; just follow along and you’ll do just fine. Come to dance or just to watch and enjoy the company. and when you start feeling tired from the allemandes and swings, take a walk on our trails as the sun dips beneath the horizon, painting the sky in pastel colors. the live tunes will be provided by the Green Mountain All-Stars. All ages welcome to join the fun. No partner or dance experience needed. a beginners lesson will be taught from 5:30 to 6:00.

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Venue: The Wild Center: 45 Museum Drive get a map

Time: 5:30 Pm - 8:30 Pm

Price: $6 per person, $10 per couple, $15 per family (kids aged 10 and up), no charge for kids under 10

For more information: (518) 359-7800; (Email): de('sschreier', 'org', 'wildcenter');

Web: www.wildcenter.org/event/sunset-contra-dance

Date for 2017: Sunday, May 28

(This event (festival #2123) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Decatur, GA: Tuesday Night Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Chattahoochee Country Dancers

Featuring: Deanna Palumbo leading

— Mosty contras and squares with other set dances and waltzes thrown in for good measure. Sit in musicians welcome to join core band. Open mic for callers. Snacks available, but bring some to share.

Venue: Messiah Lutheran Church (Atlanta) : 465 Clairemont Ave get a map

Time: 8:00p

Price: $3

For more information: (404) 431-1136; (Email): de('deelite2', 'com', 'hotmail');

Web: www.contradance.org

Generic Schedule: first, third & fifth Tuesdays (year round)

This date (May 30, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Jamaica Plain, MA: Jamaica Plain GRF English Country Dance

Featuring: Tom Roby leading with music by Carol Bittenson (fiddle), Jerome Fung and Ron Dann

Venue: 1st Church of Jamaica Plain (Unitarian-Universalist): Centre St and Eliot St. get a map

Time: 7:30-10:00

Price: $7

— Note: Note: 5th Tuesdays are ‘experienced’ dances.

For more information: (617) 721-0600; (Email): de('ecddeb', 'com', 'yahoo');

Web: www.lcfd.org/bgfe

Generic Schedule: second, fourth & fifth Tuesdays Sep-Jul

This date (May 30, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Amherst, MA: Downtown Amherst Contradance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Amherst Area Contras

— Friendly, welcoming contra series in downtown Amherst featuring well-known and upcoming callers & musicians

Venue: Masonic Lodge (aka Pacific Lodge) : 99 Main Street get a map

Time: 7:30

Price: $10-12, Students $8, High School $6

— Note: Free intro lesson at 7; please bring soft-soled shoes (no street shoes on the floor).

For more information: (Email): de('info', 'org', 'amherstcontra');

Web: amherstcontra.org

Generic Schedule: first, third, fourth & fifth Wednesdays (year round)

(This date unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy; See our confirmation policy)

DG favorite Arlington Heights, MA: English Dance

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: Barbara Finney and Linda Nelson leading with music by Dave Langford (fiddle, and, guitar) and Jacqueline Schwab (Piano)

Venue: Park Ave Congregational Church: 50 Paul Revere Road get a map

Time: 7:30-10:30

Price: $9 ($7 members, $4 students & newcomers)

— Note: Basics session at 7:10pm

For more information: (Email): de('info-english', 'org', 'cds-boston');

Web: www.cds-boston.org

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday Sep-Jun

This date (May 31, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Friday, June 2, 2017

Cooperstown, NY: Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: The Otsego Dance Society

Featuring: music by Uncle Joe and the Rosebud Ramblers

Venue: Presbyterian Church: Pioneer Street and Church Street get a map

Time: 7:30-10:30+

Price: $8 ($4: teens & students; 12 and under free)

— Note: no partner or experience necessary

For more information: (607) 965-8232; (Email): de('ods', 'edu', 'oneonta');

Web: otsegodancesociety.blogspot.com

Generic Schedule: first Fridays Sep-Jun

This date (June 2, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Glen Echo, MD: Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Friday Night Dancers

Venue: Glen Echo Park: 7300 Macarthur Boulevard Northwest get a map

Time: 8:30 - 11:30 p.m.

Price: $10

For more information: (Email): de('info', 'org', 'fridaynightdance');

Web: fridaynightdance.org

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

This date (June 2, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Williston, VT: Ballroom Nights

— Sponsored by: Ballroom Nights

— Social Ballroom Dancing

Venue: Ballroom Nights (Jazzercise Studio) : 59 Day Lane — Behind Guy’s Farm & Yard get a map

Time: 7:00-9:30

Price: $14

— Note: We welcome all levels, singels and couples. No experience required

For more information: (Email): de('ballroomnights', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: www.ballroomnights.com

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

This date (June 2, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Saturday, June 3, 2017

DG favorite Berlin, VT: Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Contradance Umbrella

Featuring: Bob Isaacs leading with music by Nor’easter (Cedar Stanistreet (fiddle), Max Newman (mandolin, guitar), Julie Vallimont (piano and accordion))

Venue: Capital City Grange: 6612 VT Rt. 12 — VT Rt. 12 or Northfield Rd. get a map

Time: 8:00

Price: $9 adults/$5 age 15 and under

— Note: Please bring a pair of clean, soft-soled shoes. Instruction session at 7:35pm

For more information: (802) 249-7454; (Email): de('ttaska', 'com', 'pshift');

Web: capitalcitygrange.org/contradances

Generic Schedule: first, third & fifth Saturdays (year round)

This date (June 3, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

East Hanover, NJ 07936, NJ: Swingin’ Tern Dances (Contra and Square Dance)

— Sponsored by: The Folk Project

Featuring: Diane Silver leading with music by Gotham Gals (Robin Russell (Piano), Norma Castle (Flute and Percussion))

— Three decades of contra dancing in northern NJ. Beginners always welcome.

Venue: First Presbyterian Church: 14 Hanover Road get a map

Time: 8 pm (7:30 beginners’ workshop)

Price: $10 per adult, $5 per student

— Note: Bring clean soft-soled shoes to change into. Nondancing children must be supervised at all times.

For more information: (973) 295-6864; (Email): de('dance', 'org', 'folkproject');

Web: www.folkproject.org

Generic Schedule: first & third Saturdays (year round)

This date (June 3, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Peterborough, NH: Peterborough 1st Saturday Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Monadnock Folklore Society

Featuring: Steve Zakon-Anderson leading with music by Riptide (Glen Loper (mandolin, banjo, percussion), Owen Marshall (guitar, mandolin) and Alden Robinson)

Venue: Peterborough Town House: 1 Grove Street get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:30) Dance: 8-11:00

Price: $10 / $7 students and seniors

For more information: (413) 369-4369; (Email): de('zakon-anderson', 'net', 'comcast');

Web: www.monadnockfolk.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

This date (June 3, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Decatur, GA: Tuesday Night Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Chattahoochee Country Dancers

Featuring: Deanna Palumbo leading

— Mosty contras and squares with other set dances and waltzes thrown in for good measure. Sit in musicians welcome to join core band. Open mic for callers. Snacks available, but bring some to share.

Venue: Messiah Lutheran Church (Atlanta) : 465 Clairemont Ave get a map

Time: 8:00p

Price: $3

For more information: (404) 431-1136; (Email): de('deelite2', 'com', 'hotmail');

Web: www.contradance.org

Generic Schedule: first, third & fifth Tuesdays (year round)

This date (June 6, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Amherst, MA: Downtown Amherst Contradance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Amherst Area Contras

— Friendly, welcoming contra series in downtown Amherst featuring well-known and upcoming callers & musicians

Venue: Masonic Lodge (aka Pacific Lodge) : 99 Main Street get a map

Time: 7:30

Price: $10-12, Students $8, High School $6

— Note: Free intro lesson at 7; please bring soft-soled shoes (no street shoes on the floor).

For more information: (Email): de('info', 'org', 'amherstcontra');

Web: amherstcontra.org

Generic Schedule: first, third, fourth & fifth Wednesdays (year round)

(This date unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy; See our confirmation policy)

DG favorite Arlington Heights, MA: English Dance

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: Nikki Herbst leading with music by Bare Necessities (Earl Gaddis (violin), Jacqueline Schwab (Piano), Mary Lea (fiddle, viola, violin), Peter Barnes (piano, flute, whistles, and and guitar))

Venue: Park Ave Congregational Church: 50 Paul Revere Road get a map

Time: 7:30-10:30

Price: $9 ($7 members, $4 students & newcomers)

— Note: Basics session at 7:10pm

For more information: (Email): de('info-english', 'org', 'cds-boston');

Web: www.cds-boston.org

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday Sep-Jun

This date (June 7, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Friday, June 9, 2017

DG favorite Cambridge, MA: Harvard Square English Country Dance - Beginner Friendly

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: Barbara Finney leading with music by Barbara Pixton (bass, piano), Elaine Winic and Robert Penny (cello)

— Beginner friendly English Country Dance.

Venue: Harvard-Epworth Methodist Church: 1555 Massachusetts Ave get a map

Time: 7:30-9:30.

Price: $7/$6 CDS members/$4 students

— Note: Please wear comfortable clothing and clean, soft-soled shoes.

For more information: (617) 744-5331; (Email): de('harvardecd', 'com', 'cleverthoughts');

Web: www.cds-boston.org

Generic Schedule: second & fourth Fridays Sep-Jun

This date (June 9, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Glen Echo, MD: Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Friday Night Dancers

Venue: Glen Echo Park: 7300 Macarthur Boulevard Northwest get a map

Time: 8:30 - 11:30 p.m.

Price: $10

For more information: (Email): de('info', 'org', 'fridaynightdance');

Web: fridaynightdance.org

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

This date (June 9, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Lewiston, ME: Bates College Contradance (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Freewill Folk Society

— This is a student organized monthly contradance at Bates College that draws a unique combination of students and community members to enjoy Maine’s folk traditions

Venue: Muskie Archives: 70 Campus Avenue get a map

Time: 8-11pm

Price: $5 students/$7 general

— Note: All dances are called, so there is no experience necessary.

For more information: (802) 922-8165; (Email): de('freewillfolk', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: freewillfolksociety.weebly.com

Generic Schedule: second Fridays Jan-May

(This cancellation believed correct by the Dance Gypsy;

Shelburne, VT: Queen City Contras

— Sponsored by: Queen City Contras

Featuring: Dugan Murphy leading

Venue: Shelburne Town Hall: 5376 Shelburne Road get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:45) Dance: 8-11:00

Price: $9

— Note: Dancers of all ages and abilities are welcome. No partner necessary.

For more information: (802) 371-9492; (Email): de('info', 'org', 'queencitycontras');

Web: www.queencitycontras.org

Generic Schedule: second Fridays (year round)

This date (June 9, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Williston, VT: Ballroom Nights

— Sponsored by: Ballroom Nights

— Social Ballroom Dancing

Venue: Ballroom Nights (Jazzercise Studio) : 59 Day Lane — Behind Guy’s Farm & Yard get a map

Time: 7:00-9:30

Price: $14

— Note: We welcome all levels, singels and couples. No experience required

For more information: (Email): de('ballroomnights', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: www.ballroomnights.com

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

This date (June 9, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Norwich, VT: 2nd Saturday Contradance

— Sponsored by: Muskeg Music

Featuring: Dave Eisenstadter leading with music by Claude Methe, Dana Whittle and Pascal Gemme

— Welcoming contradance for all. No partner needed.

Venue: Tracy Hall: Main Street and Church Street get a map

— (QUEBECOIS MUSIC JAM 5-7PM, potluck 7-7:30 $10 (uvdm.org)) —

Time: 8:00

Price: $9 (students $6; under 16 free; over 60, donation)

— Note: Please wear soft soled shoes; bring sweet or savory treat to share for potluck during the break.

For more information: (Email): de('uppervalleydmc', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: Facebook.com/norwichcontradance

Generic Schedule: second Saturdays Sep-Jun

This date (June 10, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Jamaica Plain, MA: Jamaica Plain GRF English Country Dance

Featuring: Sue Rosen leading with music by Brian Wilson (Hardanger fiddle, fiddle), Bruce Rosen (piano, banjo, guitar, accordion) and Elaine Winic

Venue: 1st Church of Jamaica Plain (Unitarian-Universalist): Centre St and Eliot St. get a map

Time: 7:30-10:00

Price: $7

— Note: Note: 5th Tuesdays are ‘experienced’ dances.

For more information: (617) 721-0600; (Email): de('ecddeb', 'com', 'yahoo');

Web: www.lcfd.org/bgfe

Generic Schedule: second, fourth & fifth Tuesdays Sep-Jul

This date (June 13, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

DG favorite Arlington Heights, MA: English Dance

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: Barbara Finney and Linda Nelson leading with music by Bare Necessities (Earl Gaddis (violin), Jacqueline Schwab (Piano), Mary Lea (fiddle, viola, violin), Peter Barnes (piano, flute, whistles, and and guitar))

Venue: Park Ave Congregational Church: 50 Paul Revere Road get a map

Time: 7:30-10:30

Price: $9 ($7 members, $4 students & newcomers)

— Note: Basics session at 7:10pm

For more information: (Email): de('info-english', 'org', 'cds-boston');

Web: www.cds-boston.org

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday Sep-Jun

This date (June 14, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Friday, June 16, 2017

Glen Echo, MD: Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Friday Night Dancers

Venue: Glen Echo Park: 7300 Macarthur Boulevard Northwest get a map

Time: 8:30 - 11:30 p.m.

Price: $10

For more information: (Email): de('info', 'org', 'fridaynightdance');

Web: fridaynightdance.org

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

This date (June 16, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Manchester, NH: The Mill City Contra

— Sponsored by: Mill City Contra

Featuring: music by Gene Albert, Paul Lizotte (fiddle) and Victor Troll

— Traditional style contras

Venue: Grace Episcopal Church: 106 Lowell Street get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:30) Dance: 8-11:00

Price: $8 ($5 young people, free: under 12 )

— Note: Please bring soft soled shoes.

For more information: (603) 595-4484; (Email): de('wordworthy2', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: wordworthy2.org/Mill_City_Contra_Dance/Home.html

Generic Schedule: third Fridays Sep-Mar (and May, Jun)

This date (June 16, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Seneca, SC (United States): Old Keowee Contra Dance (2 nd annual)

— Sponsored by: Oconee Heritage Center

Description: Community event to support the Oconee Heritage Center. Beginner’s introductory session at 6:30, dance 7-10. Contra, folk & square dancing in a wood-floored lakeside dance hall. Caller Becky Walker with live fiddle band. Park has campsites, some waterfront. Hot dogs and snacks for sale, water will be available. For more information, visit our website or call Jennifer Moss at the number provided below.

Dance styles include: Contra Square Waltz Dance

Note: No alcohol as it is a public park

Venue: South Cove County Park Recreation Center: 1099 South Cove Road get a map

Time: 7 pm - 10 pm

Price: $8 per person. Free park admission. Kids 12 & under free.

For more information: (864) 638-2224; (Email): de('moss', 'org', 'oconeeheritagecenter');

Web: OldKeoweeContraDance.weebly.com

Date for 2017: Friday, June 16

(This event (festival #2103) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

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Williston, VT: Ballroom Nights

— Sponsored by: Ballroom Nights

— Social Ballroom Dancing

Venue: Ballroom Nights (Jazzercise Studio) : 59 Day Lane — Behind Guy’s Farm & Yard get a map

Time: 7:00-9:30

Price: $14

— Note: We welcome all levels, singels and couples. No experience required

For more information: (Email): de('ballroomnights', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: www.ballroomnights.com

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

This date (June 16, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Albany, NH: Conway Contradance (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Conway Area Contradances

Venue: Tin Mountain Conservation Center: 1245 Bald Hill Road get a map

Time: 7:30-9:30

Price: $7 Adults, $3 under 12, max $15 families

For more information: (603) 539-1967; (Email): de('gjohn', 'net', 'psouth');

Generic Schedule: third Saturdays Sep-May

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DG favorite Berlin, VT: Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Contradance Umbrella

Featuring: Mary Wesley leading with music by Maivish

Venue: Capital City Grange: 6612 VT Rt. 12 — VT Rt. 12 or Northfield Rd. get a map

Time: 8:00

Price: $9 adults/$5 age 15 and under

— Note: Please bring a pair of clean, soft-soled shoes. Instruction session at 7:35pm

For more information: (802) 249-7454; (Email): de('ttaska', 'com', 'pshift');

Web: capitalcitygrange.org/contradances

Generic Schedule: first, third & fifth Saturdays (year round)

This date (June 17, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Concord (East), NH: Contra Dance

Featuring: music by ’Audrey Budington, Dan Faiella (guitar and whistle)

Venue: East Concord Community Center: 18 Eastman St. get a map

Time: 8-11:00

Price: $7 (ages 15-25 $5, under age 15 free)

For more information: (603) 225-4917; (Email): de('dwh', 'net', 'nhvt');

Web: homepage.nhvt.net/dwh/contra.htm

Generic Schedule: third Saturdays Sep-Jun

This date (June 17, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

East Hanover, NJ 07936, NJ: Swingin’ Tern Dances (Contra and Square Dance)

— Sponsored by: The Folk Project

Featuring: Alexandra Deis-Lauby leading with music by Strumbow Squeezeblow

— Three decades of contra dancing in northern NJ. Beginners always welcome.

Venue: First Presbyterian Church: 14 Hanover Road get a map

Time: 8 pm (7:30 beginners’ workshop)

Price: $10 per adult, $5 per student

— Note: Bring clean soft-soled shoes to change into. Nondancing children must be supervised at all times.

For more information: (973) 295-6864; (Email): de('dance', 'org', 'folkproject');

Web: www.folkproject.org

Generic Schedule: first & third Saturdays (year round)

This date (June 17, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Lenox, MA, MA: Lenox Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Lenox Contra Dance

Featuring: Sarah Vannorstrand leading with music by Fleeting Moments

Venue: Lenox Community Center: 65 Walker St. get a map

Time: 7:45-11:00

Price: $12 adults ($6 students), new dancers- 2nd dance free!

— Note: Beginners’ workshop 7:45-8:00. Music starts at 8:00. All dances taught

For more information: (413) 528-3106; (Email): de('info', 'org', 'lenoxcontradancecommitte');

Web: www.LenoxContraDance.org

Generic Schedule: third Saturdays (year round)

This date (June 17, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Trenton, ME: Trenton (Contra Dance)

— All dances taught no experience

Venue: Trenton Grange Hall: 1140 Bar Harbor Rd. get a map

Time: 8:00

Price: $8

For more information: (207) 244-4193;

Generic Schedule: third Saturdays (year round)

This date (June 17, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Coeur d'Alene, ID: Lady Of the Lake Music and Dance Week (32 nd annual)

Multi-day event: Sunday, June 18, 2017 — Saturday, June 24, 2017

— Sponsored by: Lady of the Lake

Description: Contras, English Country Dance, Couple Dancing & Squares, singing, music workshops, and more. Fantastic staff! the Rhythm Raptors and the Canote Brothers with Seth Tepfer and Susan Michaels calling contras & a squares. Corkscrew with Betsy Branch, Bill Tomczak and Mark Douglass with Kalia Kliban for English Country Dancing and contra dancing. Camp N-Sid-Sen has cabins nestled in the trees on the shore of Lake Coeur D’Alene and a wonderful beach for swimming and boating. Dancing all day & every evening, calling workshop with Seth Tepfer. Numerous small group music workshops & jamming opportunities! and then take a swim ….

Dance styles include: Contra English Square Waltz Dance

Note: Advanced registration required. Registration opens Jan 2017 on a first come, first serve basis. on-line registration is now open.

Venue: Camp N-Sid-Sen get a map

Price: $635 adults / $545 Teens

For more information: (406) 581-8178; (Email): de('danceweek', 'org', 'ladyofthelake');

Web: www.ladyofthelake.org

(This event (festival #454) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Decatur, GA: Tuesday Night Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Chattahoochee Country Dancers

Featuring: Deanna Palumbo leading

— Mosty contras and squares with other set dances and waltzes thrown in for good measure. Sit in musicians welcome to join core band. Open mic for callers. Snacks available, but bring some to share.

Venue: Messiah Lutheran Church (Atlanta) : 465 Clairemont Ave get a map

Time: 8:00p

Price: $3

For more information: (404) 431-1136; (Email): de('deelite2', 'com', 'hotmail');

Web: www.contradance.org

Generic Schedule: first, third & fifth Tuesdays (year round)

This date (June 20, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Amherst, MA: Downtown Amherst Contradance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Amherst Area Contras

— Friendly, welcoming contra series in downtown Amherst featuring well-known and upcoming callers & musicians

Venue: Masonic Lodge (aka Pacific Lodge) : 99 Main Street get a map

Time: 7:30

Price: $10-12, Students $8, High School $6

— Note: Free intro lesson at 7; please bring soft-soled shoes (no street shoes on the floor).

For more information: (Email): de('info', 'org', 'amherstcontra');

Web: amherstcontra.org

Generic Schedule: first, third, fourth & fifth Wednesdays (year round)

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DG favorite Arlington Heights, MA: English Dance

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: Barbara Finney, Christine Robb, Linda Nelson, Miriam Newman and Rich Jackson leading with music by Bare Necessities (Earl Gaddis (violin), Jacqueline Schwab (Piano), Mary Lea (fiddle, viola, violin), Peter Barnes (piano, flute, whistles, and and guitar))

Venue: Park Ave Congregational Church: 50 Paul Revere Road get a map

— (End of season party) —

Time: 7:30-10:30

Price: $9 ($7 members, $4 students & newcomers)

— Note: Basics session at 7:10pm

For more information: (Email): de('info-english', 'org', 'cds-boston');

Web: www.cds-boston.org

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday Sep-Jun

This date (June 21, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Friday, June 23, 2017

Burlington, VT: Mad Robin Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Mad Robin Callers Collective

Featuring: Mad Robin Callers Collective leading with music by Tbd

— Downtown Burlington’s contra dance series! Featuring callers from the local Mad Robin Callers Collective.

Venue: First Congregational Church: 38 South Winooski Avenue get a map

Time: 7:45 - 11:00

Price: $5 - $12 sliding scale, $20 for families

— Note: All are welcome, no partner necessary. Wear soft soled shoes.

For more information: (802) 503-1251; (Email): de('madrobincc', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: www.madrobincallers.org

Generic Schedule: fourth Fridays Jan-Oct

This date (June 23, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Glen Echo, MD: Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Friday Night Dancers

Venue: Glen Echo Park: 7300 Macarthur Boulevard Northwest get a map

Time: 8:30 - 11:30 p.m.

Price: $10

For more information: (Email): de('info', 'org', 'fridaynightdance');

Web: fridaynightdance.org

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

This date (June 23, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Williston, VT: Ballroom Nights

— Sponsored by: Ballroom Nights

— Social Ballroom Dancing

Venue: Ballroom Nights (Jazzercise Studio) : 59 Day Lane — Behind Guy’s Farm & Yard get a map

Time: 7:00-9:30

Price: $14

— Note: We welcome all levels, singels and couples. No experience required

For more information: (Email): de('ballroomnights', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: www.ballroomnights.com

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

This date (June 23, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Saturday, June 24, 2017

East Putney, VT: East Putney Community Contra Dance

Venue: Pierce’s Hall: 121 East Putney Falls Road get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:30) Dance: 8:00

Price: $10

For more information: (802) 387-0163;

Generic Schedule: last Saturdays Jan-Nov

This date (June 24, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Kingston, NH: Kingston, NH Contra Dance

Featuring: Beth Parkes leading with music by Reelation

— A friendly, welcoming, fun traditional contra dance in a beautiful old New England Town Hall.

Venue: Kingston Town Hall: 163 Main St. get a map

Time: 8-11:00

Price: $8 (students: $5)

— Note: Pot-luck refreshments at the break. Bring clean, non-street shoes for dancing.

For more information: (603) 772-5355, (603) 679-5448; (Email): de('gcoppelman', 'com', 'gmail');

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays Pla-Feb

This date (June 24, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Stamford, CT: Round Hill Country Dances (Contra Dance)

— Sponsored by: Round Hill Country Dances

Featuring: Sue Gola leading with music by David Sidman’s Elastic Band

— Traditional and contemporary contras

Venue: North Stamford Congregational Church: 31 Cascade Road get a map

Time: 7:30-10:30pm, beginners 7:15

Price: $Suggested donation $15-$25, minimum $12, family and student discounts

— Note: NOTE: We have switched to the 4th Saturday. No dance in Feb, May, Aug, or Dec.

For more information: (203) 372-3890; (Email): de('jmazza', 'net', 'snet');

Web: roundhill.net

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays Jan-Jan

This date (June 24, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Jamaica Plain, MA: Jamaica Plain GRF English Country Dance

Featuring: Christine Robb leading with music by Barb Levine, Carol Bittenson (fiddle), Jean Monroe (piano and melodica)

Venue: 1st Church of Jamaica Plain (Unitarian-Universalist): Centre St and Eliot St. get a map

Time: 7:30-10:00

Price: $7

— Note: Note: 5th Tuesdays are ‘experienced’ dances.

For more information: (617) 721-0600; (Email): de('ecddeb', 'com', 'yahoo');

Web: www.lcfd.org/bgfe

Generic Schedule: second, fourth & fifth Tuesdays Sep-Jul

This date (June 27, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Amherst, MA: Downtown Amherst Contradance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Amherst Area Contras

— Friendly, welcoming contra series in downtown Amherst featuring well-known and upcoming callers & musicians

Venue: Masonic Lodge (aka Pacific Lodge) : 99 Main Street get a map

Time: 7:30

Price: $10-12, Students $8, High School $6

— Note: Free intro lesson at 7; please bring soft-soled shoes (no street shoes on the floor).

For more information: (Email): de('info', 'org', 'amherstcontra');

Web: amherstcontra.org

Generic Schedule: first, third, fourth & fifth Wednesdays (year round)

(This date unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy; See our confirmation policy)

Friday, June 30, 2017

Glen Echo, MD: Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Friday Night Dancers

Venue: Glen Echo Park: 7300 Macarthur Boulevard Northwest get a map

Time: 8:30 - 11:30 p.m.

Price: $10

For more information: (Email): de('info', 'org', 'fridaynightdance');

Web: fridaynightdance.org

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

This date (June 30, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Williston, VT: Ballroom Nights

— Sponsored by: Ballroom Nights

— Social Ballroom Dancing

Venue: Ballroom Nights (Jazzercise Studio) : 59 Day Lane — Behind Guy’s Farm & Yard get a map

Time: 7:00-9:30

Price: $14

— Note: We welcome all levels, singels and couples. No experience required

For more information: (Email): de('ballroomnights', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: www.ballroomnights.com

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

This date (June 30, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Saturday, July 1, 2017

DG favorite Berlin, VT: Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Contradance Umbrella

Venue: Capital City Grange: 6612 VT Rt. 12 — VT Rt. 12 or Northfield Rd. get a map

Time: 8:00

Price: $9 adults/$5 age 15 and under

— Note: Please bring a pair of clean, soft-soled shoes. Instruction session at 7:35pm

For more information: (802) 249-7454; (Email): de('ttaska', 'com', 'pshift');

Web: capitalcitygrange.org/contradances

Generic Schedule: first, third & fifth Saturdays (year round)

This date (July 1, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

East Hanover, NJ 07936, NJ: Swingin’ Tern Dances (Contra and Square Dance)

— Sponsored by: The Folk Project

Featuring: Donna Hunt leading with music by Strings On Wings

— Three decades of contra dancing in northern NJ. Beginners always welcome.

Venue: First Presbyterian Church: 14 Hanover Road get a map

Time: 8 pm (7:30 beginners’ workshop)

Price: $10 per adult, $5 per student

— Note: Bring clean soft-soled shoes to change into. Nondancing children must be supervised at all times.

For more information: (973) 295-6864; (Email): de('dance', 'org', 'folkproject');

Web: www.folkproject.org

Generic Schedule: first & third Saturdays (year round)

This date (July 1, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Peterborough, NH: Peterborough 1st Saturday Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Monadnock Folklore Society

Featuring: Steve Zakon-Anderson leading

Venue: Peterborough Town House: 1 Grove Street get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:30) Dance: 8-11:00

Price: $10 / $7 students and seniors

For more information: (413) 369-4369; (Email): de('zakon-anderson', 'net', 'comcast');

Web: www.monadnockfolk.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

This date (July 1, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Decatur, GA: Tuesday Night Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Chattahoochee Country Dancers

Featuring: Deanna Palumbo leading

— Mosty contras and squares with other set dances and waltzes thrown in for good measure. Sit in musicians welcome to join core band. Open mic for callers. Snacks available, but bring some to share.

Venue: Messiah Lutheran Church (Atlanta) : 465 Clairemont Ave get a map

Time: 8:00p

Price: $3

For more information: (404) 431-1136; (Email): de('deelite2', 'com', 'hotmail');

Web: www.contradance.org

Generic Schedule: first, third & fifth Tuesdays (year round)

This date (July 4, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Amherst, MA: Downtown Amherst Contradance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Amherst Area Contras

— Friendly, welcoming contra series in downtown Amherst featuring well-known and upcoming callers & musicians

Venue: Masonic Lodge (aka Pacific Lodge) : 99 Main Street get a map

Time: 7:30

Price: $10-12, Students $8, High School $6

— Note: Free intro lesson at 7; please bring soft-soled shoes (no street shoes on the floor).

For more information: (Email): de('info', 'org', 'amherstcontra');

Web: amherstcontra.org

Generic Schedule: first, third, fourth & fifth Wednesdays (year round)

(This date unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy; See our confirmation policy)

DG favorite West Newton, MA: English Dancing & Ice Cream Social Summer Series

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: Tara Bolker leading

Venue: First Unitarian Church: 1320 Washington St. get a map

Time: 7:30-10:30

Price: $9 ($7 members, $4 students/newcomers)

For more information: (Email): de('info-english', 'org', 'cds-boston');

Web: www.cds-boston.org

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday Jul-Aug

This date (July 5, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Friday, July 7, 2017

Williston, VT: Ballroom Nights

— Sponsored by: Ballroom Nights

— Social Ballroom Dancing

Venue: Ballroom Nights (Jazzercise Studio) : 59 Day Lane — Behind Guy’s Farm & Yard get a map

Time: 7:00-9:30

Price: $14

— Note: We welcome all levels, singels and couples. No experience required

For more information: (Email): de('ballroomnights', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: www.ballroomnights.com

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

This date (July 7, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Jamaica Plain, MA: Jamaica Plain GRF English Country Dance

Featuring: Miriam Newman leading with music by Elaine Winic, Marnen Laibow-Koser (violin, viola, flute, recorders, piano) and Ron Dann

Venue: 1st Church of Jamaica Plain (Unitarian-Universalist): Centre St and Eliot St. get a map

Time: 7:30-10:00

Price: $7

— Note: Note: 5th Tuesdays are ‘experienced’ dances.

For more information: (617) 721-0600; (Email): de('ecddeb', 'com', 'yahoo');

Web: www.lcfd.org/bgfe

Generic Schedule: second, fourth & fifth Tuesdays Sep-Jul

This date (July 11, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

DG favorite West Newton, MA: English Dancing & Ice Cream Social Summer Series

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: Andrew Shaw leading with music by Rebecca King

Venue: First Unitarian Church: 1320 Washington St. get a map

— (Special experienced workshop from 5:30-7pm) —

Time: 7:30-10:30

Price: $9 ($7 members, $4 students/newcomers)

For more information: (Email): de('info-english', 'org', 'cds-boston');

Web: www.cds-boston.org

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday Jul-Aug

This date (July 12, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Friday, July 14, 2017

Shelburne, VT: Queen City Contras

— Sponsored by: Queen City Contras

Venue: Shelburne Town Hall: 5376 Shelburne Road get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:45) Dance: 8-11:00

Price: $9

— Note: Dancers of all ages and abilities are welcome. No partner necessary.

For more information: (802) 371-9492; (Email): de('info', 'org', 'queencitycontras');

Web: www.queencitycontras.org

Generic Schedule: second Fridays (year round)

This date (July 14, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Williston, VT: Ballroom Nights

— Sponsored by: Ballroom Nights

— Social Ballroom Dancing

Venue: Ballroom Nights (Jazzercise Studio) : 59 Day Lane — Behind Guy’s Farm & Yard get a map

Time: 7:00-9:30

Price: $14

— Note: We welcome all levels, singels and couples. No experience required

For more information: (Email): de('ballroomnights', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: www.ballroomnights.com

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

This date (July 14, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Saturday, July 15, 2017

DG favorite Berlin, VT: Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Contradance Umbrella

Venue: Capital City Grange: 6612 VT Rt. 12 — VT Rt. 12 or Northfield Rd. get a map

Time: 8:00

Price: $9 adults/$5 age 15 and under

— Note: Please bring a pair of clean, soft-soled shoes. Instruction session at 7:35pm

For more information: (802) 249-7454; (Email): de('ttaska', 'com', 'pshift');

Web: capitalcitygrange.org/contradances

Generic Schedule: first, third & fifth Saturdays (year round)

This date (July 15, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

East Hanover, NJ 07936, NJ: Swingin’ Tern Dances (Contra and Square Dance)

— Sponsored by: The Folk Project

Featuring: Sue Gola leading with music by Wry Bred (Robert Messore (guitar), Mickey Koth (fiddle) and Julie Sorcek (flute and saxophone))

— Three decades of contra dancing in northern NJ. Beginners always welcome.

Venue: First Presbyterian Church: 14 Hanover Road get a map

Time: 8 pm (7:30 beginners’ workshop)

Price: $10 per adult, $5 per student

— Note: Bring clean soft-soled shoes to change into. Nondancing children must be supervised at all times.

For more information: (973) 295-6864; (Email): de('dance', 'org', 'folkproject');

Web: www.folkproject.org

Generic Schedule: first & third Saturdays (year round)

This date (July 15, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Lenox, MA, MA: Lenox Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Lenox Contra Dance

Featuring: Jon Greene leading with music by Coincidance

Venue: Lenox Community Center: 65 Walker St. get a map

Time: 7:45-11:00

Price: $12 adults ($6 students), new dancers- 2nd dance free!

— Note: Beginners’ workshop 7:45-8:00. Music starts at 8:00. All dances taught

For more information: (413) 528-3106; (Email): de('info', 'org', 'lenoxcontradancecommitte');

Web: www.LenoxContraDance.org

Generic Schedule: third Saturdays (year round)

This date (July 15, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Trenton, ME: Trenton (Contra Dance)

Featuring: music by Orono Contraband

— All dances taught no experience

Venue: Trenton Grange Hall: 1140 Bar Harbor Rd. get a map

Time: 8:00

Price: $8

For more information: (207) 244-4193;

Generic Schedule: third Saturdays (year round)

This date (July 15, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Decatur, GA: Tuesday Night Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Chattahoochee Country Dancers

Featuring: Deanna Palumbo leading

— Mosty contras and squares with other set dances and waltzes thrown in for good measure. Sit in musicians welcome to join core band. Open mic for callers. Snacks available, but bring some to share.

Venue: Messiah Lutheran Church (Atlanta) : 465 Clairemont Ave get a map

Time: 8:00p

Price: $3

For more information: (404) 431-1136; (Email): de('deelite2', 'com', 'hotmail');

Web: www.contradance.org

Generic Schedule: first, third & fifth Tuesdays (year round)

This date (July 18, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Amherst, MA: Downtown Amherst Contradance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Amherst Area Contras

— Friendly, welcoming contra series in downtown Amherst featuring well-known and upcoming callers & musicians

Venue: Masonic Lodge (aka Pacific Lodge) : 99 Main Street get a map

Time: 7:30

Price: $10-12, Students $8, High School $6

— Note: Free intro lesson at 7; please bring soft-soled shoes (no street shoes on the floor).

For more information: (Email): de('info', 'org', 'amherstcontra');

Web: amherstcontra.org

Generic Schedule: first, third, fourth & fifth Wednesdays (year round)

(This date unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy; See our confirmation policy)

DG favorite West Newton, MA: English Dancing & Ice Cream Social Summer Series

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: Val Medve leading with music by Gotham Carnival (Lisa Bueno (Violin), Jonathan Brandt (Piano), Julia Hartman Julia Hartman (Violin and baritone violin))

Venue: First Unitarian Church: 1320 Washington St. get a map

Time: 7:30-10:30

Price: $9 ($7 members, $4 students/newcomers)

For more information: (Email): de('info-english', 'org', 'cds-boston');

Web: www.cds-boston.org

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday Jul-Aug

This date (July 19, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Friday, July 21, 2017

Williston, VT: Ballroom Nights

— Sponsored by: Ballroom Nights

— Social Ballroom Dancing

Venue: Ballroom Nights (Jazzercise Studio) : 59 Day Lane — Behind Guy’s Farm & Yard get a map

Time: 7:00-9:30

Price: $14

— Note: We welcome all levels, singels and couples. No experience required

For more information: (Email): de('ballroomnights', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: www.ballroomnights.com

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

This date (July 21, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Kingston, NH: Kingston, NH Contra Dance (no dance today)

— A friendly, welcoming, fun traditional contra dance in a beautiful old New England Town Hall.

Venue: Kingston Town Hall: 163 Main St. get a map

Time: 8-11:00

Price: $8 (students: $5)

— Note: Pot-luck refreshments at the break. Bring clean, non-street shoes for dancing.

For more information: (603) 772-5355, (603) 679-5448; (Email): de('gcoppelman', 'com', 'gmail');

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays Pla-Feb

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Stamford, CT: Round Hill Country Dances (Contra Dance)

— Sponsored by: Round Hill Country Dances

— Traditional and contemporary contras

Venue: North Stamford Congregational Church: 31 Cascade Road get a map

Time: 7:30-10:30pm, beginners 7:15

Price: $Suggested donation $15-$25, minimum $12, family and student discounts

— Note: NOTE: We have switched to the 4th Saturday. No dance in Feb, May, Aug, or Dec.

For more information: (203) 372-3890; (Email): de('jmazza', 'net', 'snet');

Web: roundhill.net

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays Jan-Jan

This date (July 22, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Jamaica Plain, MA: Jamaica Plain GRF English Country Dance

Featuring: Christine Robb leading with music by Brian Wilson (Hardanger fiddle, fiddle), Jerome Fung, Marnen Laibow-Koser (violin, viola, flute, recorders and piano)

Venue: 1st Church of Jamaica Plain (Unitarian-Universalist): Centre St and Eliot St. get a map

Time: 7:30-10:00

Price: $7

— Note: Note: 5th Tuesdays are ‘experienced’ dances.

For more information: (617) 721-0600; (Email): de('ecddeb', 'com', 'yahoo');

Web: www.lcfd.org/bgfe

Generic Schedule: second, fourth & fifth Tuesdays Sep-Jul

This date (July 25, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Amherst, MA: Downtown Amherst Contradance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Amherst Area Contras

— Friendly, welcoming contra series in downtown Amherst featuring well-known and upcoming callers & musicians

Venue: Masonic Lodge (aka Pacific Lodge) : 99 Main Street get a map

Time: 7:30

Price: $10-12, Students $8, High School $6

— Note: Free intro lesson at 7; please bring soft-soled shoes (no street shoes on the floor).

For more information: (Email): de('info', 'org', 'amherstcontra');

Web: amherstcontra.org

Generic Schedule: first, third, fourth & fifth Wednesdays (year round)

(This date unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy; See our confirmation policy)

DG favorite West Newton, MA: English Dancing & Ice Cream Social Summer Series

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: Dan Blim leading

Venue: First Unitarian Church: 1320 Washington St. get a map

Time: 7:30-10:30

Price: $9 ($7 members, $4 students/newcomers)

For more information: (Email): de('info-english', 'org', 'cds-boston');

Web: www.cds-boston.org

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday Jul-Aug

This date (July 26, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Friday, July 28, 2017

Burlington, VT: Mad Robin Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Mad Robin Callers Collective

Featuring: leading with music by The Turning Stile (Aaron Marcus Marcus (piano, concertina, banjo, feet) and Joanne Garton)

— Downtown Burlington’s contra dance series! Featuring callers from the local Mad Robin Callers Collective.

Venue: First Congregational Church: 38 South Winooski Avenue get a map

Time: 7:45 - 11:00

Price: $5 - $12 sliding scale, $20 for families

— Note: All are welcome, no partner necessary. Wear soft soled shoes.

For more information: (802) 503-1251; (Email): de('madrobincc', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: www.madrobincallers.org

Generic Schedule: fourth Fridays Jan-Oct

This date (July 28, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Williston, VT: Ballroom Nights

— Sponsored by: Ballroom Nights

— Social Ballroom Dancing

Venue: Ballroom Nights (Jazzercise Studio) : 59 Day Lane — Behind Guy’s Farm & Yard get a map

Time: 7:00-9:30

Price: $14

— Note: We welcome all levels, singels and couples. No experience required

For more information: (Email): de('ballroomnights', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: www.ballroomnights.com

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

This date (July 28, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Saturday, July 29, 2017

DG favorite Berlin, VT: Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Contradance Umbrella

Venue: Capital City Grange: 6612 VT Rt. 12 — VT Rt. 12 or Northfield Rd. get a map

Time: 8:00

Price: $9 adults/$5 age 15 and under

— Note: Please bring a pair of clean, soft-soled shoes. Instruction session at 7:35pm

For more information: (802) 249-7454; (Email): de('ttaska', 'com', 'pshift');

Web: capitalcitygrange.org/contradances

Generic Schedule: first, third & fifth Saturdays (year round)

This date (July 29, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

East Putney, VT: East Putney Community Contra Dance

Venue: Pierce’s Hall: 121 East Putney Falls Road get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:30) Dance: 8:00

Price: $10

For more information: (802) 387-0163;

Generic Schedule: last Saturdays Jan-Nov

This date (July 29, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Decatur, GA: Tuesday Night Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Chattahoochee Country Dancers

Featuring: Deanna Palumbo leading

— Mosty contras and squares with other set dances and waltzes thrown in for good measure. Sit in musicians welcome to join core band. Open mic for callers. Snacks available, but bring some to share.

Venue: Messiah Lutheran Church (Atlanta) : 465 Clairemont Ave get a map

Time: 8:00p

Price: $3

For more information: (404) 431-1136; (Email): de('deelite2', 'com', 'hotmail');

Web: www.contradance.org

Generic Schedule: first, third & fifth Tuesdays (year round)

This date (August 1, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Amherst, MA: Downtown Amherst Contradance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Amherst Area Contras

— Friendly, welcoming contra series in downtown Amherst featuring well-known and upcoming callers & musicians

Venue: Masonic Lodge (aka Pacific Lodge) : 99 Main Street get a map

Time: 7:30

Price: $10-12, Students $8, High School $6

— Note: Free intro lesson at 7; please bring soft-soled shoes (no street shoes on the floor).

For more information: (Email): de('info', 'org', 'amherstcontra');

Web: amherstcontra.org

Generic Schedule: first, third, fourth & fifth Wednesdays (year round)

(This date unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy; See our confirmation policy)

DG favorite West Newton, MA: English Dancing & Ice Cream Social Summer Series

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: Tom Roby leading

Venue: First Unitarian Church: 1320 Washington St. get a map

Time: 7:30-10:30

Price: $9 ($7 members, $4 students/newcomers)

For more information: (Email): de('info-english', 'org', 'cds-boston');

Web: www.cds-boston.org

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday Jul-Aug

This date (August 2, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Saturday, August 5, 2017

DG favorite Berlin, VT: Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Contradance Umbrella

Venue: Capital City Grange: 6612 VT Rt. 12 — VT Rt. 12 or Northfield Rd. get a map

Time: 8:00

Price: $9 adults/$5 age 15 and under

— Note: Please bring a pair of clean, soft-soled shoes. Instruction session at 7:35pm

For more information: (802) 249-7454; (Email): de('ttaska', 'com', 'pshift');

Web: capitalcitygrange.org/contradances

Generic Schedule: first, third & fifth Saturdays (year round)

This date (August 5, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

East Hanover, NJ 07936, NJ: Swingin’ Tern Dances (Contra and Square Dance)

— Sponsored by: The Folk Project

— Three decades of contra dancing in northern NJ. Beginners always welcome.

Venue: First Presbyterian Church: 14 Hanover Road get a map

Time: 8 pm (7:30 beginners’ workshop)

Price: $10 per adult, $5 per student

— Note: Bring clean soft-soled shoes to change into. Nondancing children must be supervised at all times.

For more information: (973) 295-6864; (Email): de('dance', 'org', 'folkproject');

Web: www.folkproject.org

Generic Schedule: first & third Saturdays (year round)

This date (August 5, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Peterborough, NH: Peterborough 1st Saturday Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Monadnock Folklore Society

Featuring: Tod Whittemore leading with music by Sugar River Band ()

Venue: Peterborough Town House: 1 Grove Street get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:30) Dance: 8-11:00

Price: $10 / $7 students and seniors

For more information: (413) 369-4369; (Email): de('zakon-anderson', 'net', 'comcast');

Web: www.monadnockfolk.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

This date (August 5, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

DG favorite West Newton, MA: English Dancing & Ice Cream Social Summer Series

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: Robert Moir leading

Venue: First Unitarian Church: 1320 Washington St. get a map

Time: 7:30-10:30

Price: $9 ($7 members, $4 students/newcomers)

For more information: (Email): de('info-english', 'org', 'cds-boston');

Web: www.cds-boston.org

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday Jul-Aug

This date (August 9, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Friday, August 11, 2017

San Francisco, CA: Balance the Bay (10 th annual)

Multi-day event: Friday, August 11, 2017 — Sunday, August 13, 2017

— Sponsored by: Bay Area Country Dance Society

Featuring: ~ Adam Broome ~ Andrew Vannorstrand ~ Great Bear ~ Jaige Trudel ~ Kim Yerton ~ Maivish ~ Matthew Olwell ~ Noah Vannorstrand

Description: Urban contra weekend in San Francisco featuring Great Bear (6) & Maivish, with callers Sara VanNorstrand and Luke Donforth. Cool weather, hot dancing!

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Note: Advanced registration required: Registration opens March 15, 2017

Venue: Janet Pomeroy Center: 207 Skyline Boulevard get a map

Price: $See web site

For more information: (Email): de('balancethebay', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: www.bacds.org/btb

(This event (festival #2117) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

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Shelburne, VT: Queen City Contras

— Sponsored by: Queen City Contras

Venue: Shelburne Town Hall: 5376 Shelburne Road get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:45) Dance: 8-11:00

Price: $9

— Note: Dancers of all ages and abilities are welcome. No partner necessary.

For more information: (802) 371-9492; (Email): de('info', 'org', 'queencitycontras');

Web: www.queencitycontras.org

Generic Schedule: second Fridays (year round)

This date (August 11, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Decatur, GA: Tuesday Night Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Chattahoochee Country Dancers

Featuring: Deanna Palumbo leading

— Mosty contras and squares with other set dances and waltzes thrown in for good measure. Sit in musicians welcome to join core band. Open mic for callers. Snacks available, but bring some to share.

Venue: Messiah Lutheran Church (Atlanta) : 465 Clairemont Ave get a map

Time: 8:00p

Price: $3

For more information: (404) 431-1136; (Email): de('deelite2', 'com', 'hotmail');

Web: www.contradance.org

Generic Schedule: first, third & fifth Tuesdays (year round)

This date (August 15, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Amherst, MA: Downtown Amherst Contradance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Amherst Area Contras

— Friendly, welcoming contra series in downtown Amherst featuring well-known and upcoming callers & musicians

Venue: Masonic Lodge (aka Pacific Lodge) : 99 Main Street get a map

Time: 7:30

Price: $10-12, Students $8, High School $6

— Note: Free intro lesson at 7; please bring soft-soled shoes (no street shoes on the floor).

For more information: (Email): de('info', 'org', 'amherstcontra');

Web: amherstcontra.org

Generic Schedule: first, third, fourth & fifth Wednesdays (year round)

(This date unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy; See our confirmation policy)

DG favorite West Newton, MA: English Dancing & Ice Cream Social Summer Series

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: Kathy Anderson leading

Venue: First Unitarian Church: 1320 Washington St. get a map

Time: 7:30-10:30

Price: $9 ($7 members, $4 students/newcomers)

For more information: (Email): de('info-english', 'org', 'cds-boston');

Web: www.cds-boston.org

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday Jul-Aug

This date (August 16, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Saturday, August 19, 2017

DG favorite Berlin, VT: Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Contradance Umbrella

Venue: Capital City Grange: 6612 VT Rt. 12 — VT Rt. 12 or Northfield Rd. get a map

Time: 8:00

Price: $9 adults/$5 age 15 and under

— Note: Please bring a pair of clean, soft-soled shoes. Instruction session at 7:35pm

For more information: (802) 249-7454; (Email): de('ttaska', 'com', 'pshift');

Web: capitalcitygrange.org/contradances

Generic Schedule: first, third & fifth Saturdays (year round)

This date (August 19, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

East Hanover, NJ 07936, NJ: Swingin’ Tern Dances (Contra and Square Dance)

— Sponsored by: The Folk Project

— Three decades of contra dancing in northern NJ. Beginners always welcome.

Venue: First Presbyterian Church: 14 Hanover Road get a map

Time: 8 pm (7:30 beginners’ workshop)

Price: $10 per adult, $5 per student

— Note: Bring clean soft-soled shoes to change into. Nondancing children must be supervised at all times.

For more information: (973) 295-6864; (Email): de('dance', 'org', 'folkproject');

Web: www.folkproject.org

Generic Schedule: first & third Saturdays (year round)

This date (August 19, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Lenox, MA, MA: Lenox Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Lenox Contra Dance

Featuring: Jim Fownes leading with music by Spare Parts (Liz Stell (flute) and Bill Matthiesen (piano))

Venue: Lenox Community Center: 65 Walker St. get a map

Time: 7:45-11:00

Price: $12 adults ($6 students), new dancers- 2nd dance free!

— Note: Beginners’ workshop 7:45-8:00. Music starts at 8:00. All dances taught

For more information: (413) 528-3106; (Email): de('info', 'org', 'lenoxcontradancecommitte');

Web: www.LenoxContraDance.org

Generic Schedule: third Saturdays (year round)

This date (August 19, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Amherst, MA: Downtown Amherst Contradance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Amherst Area Contras

— Friendly, welcoming contra series in downtown Amherst featuring well-known and upcoming callers & musicians

Venue: Masonic Lodge (aka Pacific Lodge) : 99 Main Street get a map

Time: 7:30

Price: $10-12, Students $8, High School $6

— Note: Free intro lesson at 7; please bring soft-soled shoes (no street shoes on the floor).

For more information: (Email): de('info', 'org', 'amherstcontra');

Web: amherstcontra.org

Generic Schedule: first, third, fourth & fifth Wednesdays (year round)

(This date unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy; See our confirmation policy)

DG favorite West Newton, MA: English Dancing & Ice Cream Social Summer Series

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: Sue Rosen leading

Venue: First Unitarian Church: 1320 Washington St. get a map

Time: 7:30-10:30

Price: $9 ($7 members, $4 students/newcomers)

For more information: (Email): de('info-english', 'org', 'cds-boston');

Web: www.cds-boston.org

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday Jul-Aug

This date (August 23, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Friday, August 25, 2017

Burlington, VT: Mad Robin Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Mad Robin Callers Collective

Featuring: music by Mad Robin Callers Collective

— Downtown Burlington’s contra dance series! Featuring callers from the local Mad Robin Callers Collective.

Venue: First Congregational Church: 38 South Winooski Avenue get a map

Time: 7:45 - 11:00

Price: $5 - $12 sliding scale, $20 for families

— Note: All are welcome, no partner necessary. Wear soft soled shoes.

For more information: (802) 503-1251; (Email): de('madrobincc', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: www.madrobincallers.org

Generic Schedule: fourth Fridays Jan-Oct

This date (August 25, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Saturday, August 26, 2017

East Putney, VT: East Putney Community Contra Dance

Venue: Pierce’s Hall: 121 East Putney Falls Road get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:30) Dance: 8:00

Price: $10

For more information: (802) 387-0163;

Generic Schedule: last Saturdays Jan-Nov

This date (August 26, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Kingston, NH: Kingston, NH Contra Dance

Featuring: Tod Whittemore leading with music by Carol Bittenson (fiddle), Deborah Knight (piano and fiddle)

— A friendly, welcoming, fun traditional contra dance in a beautiful old New England Town Hall.

Venue: Kingston Town Hall: 163 Main St. get a map

Time: 8-11:00

Price: $8 (students: $5)

— Note: Pot-luck refreshments at the break. Bring clean, non-street shoes for dancing.

For more information: (603) 772-5355, (603) 679-5448; (Email): de('gcoppelman', 'com', 'gmail');

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays Pla-Feb

This date (August 26, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Stamford, CT: Round Hill Country Dances (Contra Dance) (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Round Hill Country Dances

— Traditional and contemporary contras

Venue: North Stamford Congregational Church: 31 Cascade Road get a map

Time: 7:30-10:30pm, beginners 7:15

Price: $Suggested donation $15-$25, minimum $12, family and student discounts

— Note: NOTE: We have switched to the 4th Saturday. No dance in Feb, May, Aug, or Dec.

For more information: (203) 372-3890; (Email): de('jmazza', 'net', 'snet');

Web: roundhill.net

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays Jan-Jan

(This cancellation believed correct by the Dance Gypsy;

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Colonie, NY: Buhrmaster Barn Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: the DanceFlurry Organization

Featuring: music by Capital District Mega Band (Vonnie Estes (piano and field organ)) plus John Guay (hammered dulcimer)

— New England style contras in an early colonial Dutch barn

Venue: Buhrmaster Barn: 207 Old Niskayuna Road get a map

Time: 6:00-9:00 PM (Potluck dinner at 5 PM), unless otherwise noted

Price: $12 ($10 DFO members, limited income and seniors, $6 students)

— Note: Soft-soled shoes, potluck scheduled 1 hour before the dance

For more information: (Email): de('kwedderburn', 'com', 'nycap.rr');

Web: www.danceflurry.org/buhrmaster

Generic Schedule: Sundays May-Sep

This date (August 27, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Decatur, GA: Tuesday Night Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Chattahoochee Country Dancers

Featuring: Deanna Palumbo leading

— Mosty contras and squares with other set dances and waltzes thrown in for good measure. Sit in musicians welcome to join core band. Open mic for callers. Snacks available, but bring some to share.

Venue: Messiah Lutheran Church (Atlanta) : 465 Clairemont Ave get a map

Time: 8:00p

Price: $3

For more information: (404) 431-1136; (Email): de('deelite2', 'com', 'hotmail');

Web: www.contradance.org

Generic Schedule: first, third & fifth Tuesdays (year round)

This date (August 29, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Amherst, MA: Downtown Amherst Contradance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Amherst Area Contras

— Friendly, welcoming contra series in downtown Amherst featuring well-known and upcoming callers & musicians

Venue: Masonic Lodge (aka Pacific Lodge) : 99 Main Street get a map

Time: 7:30

Price: $10-12, Students $8, High School $6

— Note: Free intro lesson at 7; please bring soft-soled shoes (no street shoes on the floor).

For more information: (Email): de('info', 'org', 'amherstcontra');

Web: amherstcontra.org

Generic Schedule: first, third, fourth & fifth Wednesdays (year round)

(This date unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy; See our confirmation policy)

Saturday, September 2, 2017

East Hanover, NJ 07936, NJ: Swingin’ Tern Dances (Contra and Square Dance)

— Sponsored by: The Folk Project

— Three decades of contra dancing in northern NJ. Beginners always welcome.

Venue: First Presbyterian Church: 14 Hanover Road get a map

Time: 8 pm (7:30 beginners’ workshop)

Price: $10 per adult, $5 per student

— Note: Bring clean soft-soled shoes to change into. Nondancing children must be supervised at all times.

For more information: (973) 295-6864; (Email): de('dance', 'org', 'folkproject');

Web: www.folkproject.org

Generic Schedule: first & third Saturdays (year round)

This date (September 2, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Peterborough, NH: Peterborough 1st Saturday Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Monadnock Folklore Society

Featuring: Steve Zakon-Anderson leading

Venue: Peterborough Town House: 1 Grove Street get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:30) Dance: 8-11:00

Price: $10 / $7 students and seniors

For more information: (413) 369-4369; (Email): de('zakon-anderson', 'net', 'comcast');

Web: www.monadnockfolk.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

This date (September 2, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Decatur, GA: Tuesday Night Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Chattahoochee Country Dancers

Featuring: Deanna Palumbo leading

— Mosty contras and squares with other set dances and waltzes thrown in for good measure. Sit in musicians welcome to join core band. Open mic for callers. Snacks available, but bring some to share.

Venue: Messiah Lutheran Church (Atlanta) : 465 Clairemont Ave get a map

Time: 8:00p

Price: $3

For more information: (404) 431-1136; (Email): de('deelite2', 'com', 'hotmail');

Web: www.contradance.org

Generic Schedule: first, third & fifth Tuesdays (year round)

This date (September 5, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Amherst, MA: Downtown Amherst Contradance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Amherst Area Contras

— Friendly, welcoming contra series in downtown Amherst featuring well-known and upcoming callers & musicians

Venue: Masonic Lodge (aka Pacific Lodge) : 99 Main Street get a map

Time: 7:30

Price: $10-12, Students $8, High School $6

— Note: Free intro lesson at 7; please bring soft-soled shoes (no street shoes on the floor).

For more information: (Email): de('info', 'org', 'amherstcontra');

Web: amherstcontra.org

Generic Schedule: first, third, fourth & fifth Wednesdays (year round)

(This date unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy; See our confirmation policy)

Friday, September 8, 2017

Shelburne, VT: Queen City Contras

— Sponsored by: Queen City Contras

Venue: Shelburne Town Hall: 5376 Shelburne Road get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:45) Dance: 8-11:00

Price: $9

— Note: Dancers of all ages and abilities are welcome. No partner necessary.

For more information: (802) 371-9492; (Email): de('info', 'org', 'queencitycontras');

Web: www.queencitycontras.org

Generic Schedule: second Fridays (year round)

This date (September 8, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Colonie, NY: Buhrmaster Barn Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: the DanceFlurry Organization

Featuring: music by Set Americain (Vonnie Estes (piano), John Guay (hammered dulcimer, pieds, spoons), Barbara Lubell (fiddle), Maurice Mercier (accordeons, Cajun tie, spoons, pieds, guitar), Stephen Fry (mandolin, piano), Betsy Fry (bass), Steve Fry (mandolin and piano))

— New England style contras in an early colonial Dutch barn

Venue: Buhrmaster Barn: 207 Old Niskayuna Road get a map

Time: 6:00-9:00 PM (Potluck dinner at 5 PM), unless otherwise noted

Price: $12 ($10 DFO members, limited income and seniors, $6 students)

— Note: Soft-soled shoes, potluck scheduled 1 hour before the dance

For more information: (Email): de('kwedderburn', 'com', 'nycap.rr');

Web: www.danceflurry.org/buhrmaster

Generic Schedule: Sundays May-Sep

This date (September 10, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Saturday, September 16, 2017

East Hanover, NJ 07936, NJ: Swingin’ Tern Dances (Contra and Square Dance)

— Sponsored by: The Folk Project

— Three decades of contra dancing in northern NJ. Beginners always welcome.

Venue: First Presbyterian Church: 14 Hanover Road get a map

Time: 8 pm (7:30 beginners’ workshop)

Price: $10 per adult, $5 per student

— Note: Bring clean soft-soled shoes to change into. Nondancing children must be supervised at all times.

For more information: (973) 295-6864; (Email): de('dance', 'org', 'folkproject');

Web: www.folkproject.org

Generic Schedule: first & third Saturdays (year round)

This date (September 16, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Lenox, MA, MA: Lenox Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Lenox Contra Dance

Venue: Lenox Community Center: 65 Walker St. get a map

Time: 7:45-11:00

Price: $12 adults ($6 students), new dancers- 2nd dance free!

— Note: Beginners’ workshop 7:45-8:00. Music starts at 8:00. All dances taught

For more information: (413) 528-3106; (Email): de('info', 'org', 'lenoxcontradancecommitte');

Web: www.LenoxContraDance.org

Generic Schedule: third Saturdays (year round)

This date (September 16, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Decatur, GA: Tuesday Night Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Chattahoochee Country Dancers

Featuring: Deanna Palumbo leading

— Mosty contras and squares with other set dances and waltzes thrown in for good measure. Sit in musicians welcome to join core band. Open mic for callers. Snacks available, but bring some to share.

Venue: Messiah Lutheran Church (Atlanta) : 465 Clairemont Ave get a map

Time: 8:00p

Price: $3

For more information: (404) 431-1136; (Email): de('deelite2', 'com', 'hotmail');

Web: www.contradance.org

Generic Schedule: first, third & fifth Tuesdays (year round)

This date (September 19, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Amherst, MA: Downtown Amherst Contradance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Amherst Area Contras

— Friendly, welcoming contra series in downtown Amherst featuring well-known and upcoming callers & musicians

Venue: Masonic Lodge (aka Pacific Lodge) : 99 Main Street get a map

Time: 7:30

Price: $10-12, Students $8, High School $6

— Note: Free intro lesson at 7; please bring soft-soled shoes (no street shoes on the floor).

For more information: (Email): de('info', 'org', 'amherstcontra');

Web: amherstcontra.org

Generic Schedule: first, third, fourth & fifth Wednesdays (year round)

(This date unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy; See our confirmation policy)

Friday, September 22, 2017

Burlington, VT: Mad Robin Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Mad Robin Callers Collective

Featuring: leading with music by Tbd

— Downtown Burlington’s contra dance series! Featuring callers from the local Mad Robin Callers Collective.

Venue: First Congregational Church: 38 South Winooski Avenue get a map

Time: 7:45 - 11:00

Price: $5 - $12 sliding scale, $20 for families

— Note: All are welcome, no partner necessary. Wear soft soled shoes.

For more information: (802) 503-1251; (Email): de('madrobincc', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: www.madrobincallers.org

Generic Schedule: fourth Fridays Jan-Oct

(This date unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy; See our confirmation policy)

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Kingston, NH: Kingston, NH Contra Dance

Featuring: Marcie Van Cleave leading with music by Dead Sea Squirrels (Cathy Mason (Fiddle), Paul Boyd (fiddle and banjo) and Henry Yoshimura (guitar))

— A friendly, welcoming, fun traditional contra dance in a beautiful old New England Town Hall.

Venue: Kingston Town Hall: 163 Main St. get a map

Time: 8-11:00

Price: $8 (students: $5)

— Note: Pot-luck refreshments at the break. Bring clean, non-street shoes for dancing.

For more information: (603) 772-5355, (603) 679-5448; (Email): de('gcoppelman', 'com', 'gmail');

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays Pla-Feb

This date (September 23, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Stamford, CT: Round Hill Country Dances (Contra Dance)

— Sponsored by: Round Hill Country Dances

— Traditional and contemporary contras

Venue: North Stamford Congregational Church: 31 Cascade Road get a map

Time: 7:30-10:30pm, beginners 7:15

Price: $Suggested donation $15-$25, minimum $12, family and student discounts

— Note: NOTE: We have switched to the 4th Saturday. No dance in Feb, May, Aug, or Dec.

For more information: (203) 372-3890; (Email): de('jmazza', 'net', 'snet');

Web: roundhill.net

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays Jan-Jan

This date (September 23, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Amherst, MA: Downtown Amherst Contradance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Amherst Area Contras

— Friendly, welcoming contra series in downtown Amherst featuring well-known and upcoming callers & musicians

Venue: Masonic Lodge (aka Pacific Lodge) : 99 Main Street get a map

Time: 7:30

Price: $10-12, Students $8, High School $6

— Note: Free intro lesson at 7; please bring soft-soled shoes (no street shoes on the floor).

For more information: (Email): de('info', 'org', 'amherstcontra');

Web: amherstcontra.org

Generic Schedule: first, third, fourth & fifth Wednesdays (year round)

(This date unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy; See our confirmation policy)

Saturday, September 30, 2017

East Putney, VT: East Putney Community Contra Dance

Venue: Pierce’s Hall: 121 East Putney Falls Road get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:30) Dance: 8:00

Price: $10

For more information: (802) 387-0163;

Generic Schedule: last Saturdays Jan-Nov

This date (September 30, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Lenox, MA, MA: Lenox Contra Dance

Welcome Dance — — Sponsored by: Lenox Contra Dance

Featuring: music by Spare Parts (Liz Stell (flute) and Bill Matthiesen (piano))

Venue: Lenox Community Center: 65 Walker St. get a map

— (Sponsored by Mass Arts Council Grants from Lenox, Pittsfield, and Monterey) —

Time: 7:45-11:00

Price: $Free

— Note: Beginners’ workshop 7:45-8:00. Music starts at 8:00. All dances taught

For more information: (413) 528-3106; (Email): de('info', 'org', 'lenoxcontradancecommitte');

Web: www.LenoxContraDance.org

Generic Schedule: third Saturdays (year round)

This date (September 30, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Decatur, GA: Tuesday Night Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Chattahoochee Country Dancers

Featuring: Deanna Palumbo leading

— Mosty contras and squares with other set dances and waltzes thrown in for good measure. Sit in musicians welcome to join core band. Open mic for callers. Snacks available, but bring some to share.

Venue: Messiah Lutheran Church (Atlanta) : 465 Clairemont Ave get a map

Time: 8:00p

Price: $3

For more information: (404) 431-1136; (Email): de('deelite2', 'com', 'hotmail');

Web: www.contradance.org

Generic Schedule: first, third & fifth Tuesdays (year round)

This date (October 3, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Amherst, MA: Downtown Amherst Contradance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Amherst Area Contras

— Friendly, welcoming contra series in downtown Amherst featuring well-known and upcoming callers & musicians

Venue: Masonic Lodge (aka Pacific Lodge) : 99 Main Street get a map

Time: 7:30

Price: $10-12, Students $8, High School $6

— Note: Free intro lesson at 7; please bring soft-soled shoes (no street shoes on the floor).

For more information: (Email): de('info', 'org', 'amherstcontra');

Web: amherstcontra.org

Generic Schedule: first, third, fourth & fifth Wednesdays (year round)

(This date unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy; See our confirmation policy)

Saturday, October 7, 2017

East Hanover, NJ 07936, NJ: Swingin’ Tern Dances (Contra and Square Dance)

— Sponsored by: The Folk Project

— Three decades of contra dancing in northern NJ. Beginners always welcome.

Venue: First Presbyterian Church: 14 Hanover Road get a map

Time: 8 pm (7:30 beginners’ workshop)

Price: $10 per adult, $5 per student

— Note: Bring clean soft-soled shoes to change into. Nondancing children must be supervised at all times.

For more information: (973) 295-6864; (Email): de('dance', 'org', 'folkproject');

Web: www.folkproject.org

Generic Schedule: first & third Saturdays (year round)

This date (October 7, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Peterborough, NH: Peterborough 1st Saturday Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Monadnock Folklore Society

Featuring: Steve Zakon-Anderson leading

Venue: Peterborough Town House: 1 Grove Street get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:30) Dance: 8-11:00

Price: $10 / $7 students and seniors

For more information: (413) 369-4369; (Email): de('zakon-anderson', 'net', 'comcast');

Web: www.monadnockfolk.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

This date (October 7, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Friday, October 13, 2017

Shelburne, VT: Queen City Contras

— Sponsored by: Queen City Contras

Venue: Shelburne Town Hall: 5376 Shelburne Road get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:45) Dance: 8-11:00

Price: $9

— Note: Dancers of all ages and abilities are welcome. No partner necessary.

For more information: (802) 371-9492; (Email): de('info', 'org', 'queencitycontras');

Web: www.queencitycontras.org

Generic Schedule: second Fridays (year round)

This date (October 13, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Decatur, GA: Tuesday Night Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Chattahoochee Country Dancers

Featuring: Deanna Palumbo leading

— Mosty contras and squares with other set dances and waltzes thrown in for good measure. Sit in musicians welcome to join core band. Open mic for callers. Snacks available, but bring some to share.

Venue: Messiah Lutheran Church (Atlanta) : 465 Clairemont Ave get a map

Time: 8:00p

Price: $3

For more information: (404) 431-1136; (Email): de('deelite2', 'com', 'hotmail');

Web: www.contradance.org

Generic Schedule: first, third & fifth Tuesdays (year round)

This date (October 17, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Amherst, MA: Downtown Amherst Contradance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Amherst Area Contras

— Friendly, welcoming contra series in downtown Amherst featuring well-known and upcoming callers & musicians

Venue: Masonic Lodge (aka Pacific Lodge) : 99 Main Street get a map

Time: 7:30

Price: $10-12, Students $8, High School $6

— Note: Free intro lesson at 7; please bring soft-soled shoes (no street shoes on the floor).

For more information: (Email): de('info', 'org', 'amherstcontra');

Web: amherstcontra.org

Generic Schedule: first, third, fourth & fifth Wednesdays (year round)

(This date unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy; See our confirmation policy)

Saturday, October 21, 2017

East Hanover, NJ 07936, NJ: Swingin’ Tern Dances (Contra and Square Dance)

— Sponsored by: The Folk Project

— Three decades of contra dancing in northern NJ. Beginners always welcome.

Venue: First Presbyterian Church: 14 Hanover Road get a map

Time: 8 pm (7:30 beginners’ workshop)

Price: $10 per adult, $5 per student

— Note: Bring clean soft-soled shoes to change into. Nondancing children must be supervised at all times.

For more information: (973) 295-6864; (Email): de('dance', 'org', 'folkproject');

Web: www.folkproject.org

Generic Schedule: first & third Saturdays (year round)

This date (October 21, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Amherst, MA: Downtown Amherst Contradance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Amherst Area Contras

— Friendly, welcoming contra series in downtown Amherst featuring well-known and upcoming callers & musicians

Venue: Masonic Lodge (aka Pacific Lodge) : 99 Main Street get a map

Time: 7:30

Price: $10-12, Students $8, High School $6

— Note: Free intro lesson at 7; please bring soft-soled shoes (no street shoes on the floor).

For more information: (Email): de('info', 'org', 'amherstcontra');

Web: amherstcontra.org

Generic Schedule: first, third, fourth & fifth Wednesdays (year round)

(This date unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy; See our confirmation policy)

Friday, October 27, 2017

Burlington, VT: Mad Robin Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Mad Robin Callers Collective

Featuring: Mad Robin Callers Collective leading with music by Tempest (fiddle, mandolin and guitar)

— Downtown Burlington’s contra dance series! Featuring callers from the local Mad Robin Callers Collective.

Venue: First Congregational Church: 38 South Winooski Avenue get a map

Time: 7:45 - 11:00

Price: $5 - $12 sliding scale, $20 for families

— Note: All are welcome, no partner necessary. Wear soft soled shoes.

For more information: (802) 503-1251; (Email): de('madrobincc', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: www.madrobincallers.org

Generic Schedule: fourth Fridays Jan-Oct

(This date unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy; See our confirmation policy)

Saturday, October 28, 2017

East Putney, VT: East Putney Community Contra Dance

Venue: Pierce’s Hall: 121 East Putney Falls Road get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:30) Dance: 8:00

Price: $10

For more information: (802) 387-0163;

Generic Schedule: last Saturdays Jan-Nov

This date (October 28, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Kingston, NH: Kingston, NH Contra Dance

Featuring: music by Wild Card (Jon Weinberg (Hammered Dulcimer, guitar), Vince O’Donnell (fiddle), Terry Traub (accordion, piano) and Robin Kynoch (Whistle))

— A friendly, welcoming, fun traditional contra dance in a beautiful old New England Town Hall.

Venue: Kingston Town Hall: 163 Main St. get a map

Time: 8-11:00

Price: $8 (students: $5)

— Note: Pot-luck refreshments at the break. Bring clean, non-street shoes for dancing.

For more information: (603) 772-5355, (603) 679-5448; (Email): de('gcoppelman', 'com', 'gmail');

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays Pla-Feb

This date (October 28, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Stamford, CT: Round Hill Country Dances (Contra Dance)

— Sponsored by: Round Hill Country Dances

— Traditional and contemporary contras

Venue: North Stamford Congregational Church: 31 Cascade Road get a map

Time: 7:30-10:30pm, beginners 7:15

Price: $Suggested donation $15-$25, minimum $12, family and student discounts

— Note: NOTE: We have switched to the 4th Saturday. No dance in Feb, May, Aug, or Dec.

For more information: (203) 372-3890; (Email): de('jmazza', 'net', 'snet');

Web: roundhill.net

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays Jan-Jan

This date (October 28, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Decatur, GA: Tuesday Night Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Chattahoochee Country Dancers

Featuring: Deanna Palumbo leading

— Mosty contras and squares with other set dances and waltzes thrown in for good measure. Sit in musicians welcome to join core band. Open mic for callers. Snacks available, but bring some to share.

Venue: Messiah Lutheran Church (Atlanta) : 465 Clairemont Ave get a map

Time: 8:00p

Price: $3

For more information: (404) 431-1136; (Email): de('deelite2', 'com', 'hotmail');

Web: www.contradance.org

Generic Schedule: first, third & fifth Tuesdays (year round)

This date (October 31, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Amherst, MA: Downtown Amherst Contradance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Amherst Area Contras

— Friendly, welcoming contra series in downtown Amherst featuring well-known and upcoming callers & musicians

Venue: Masonic Lodge (aka Pacific Lodge) : 99 Main Street get a map

Time: 7:30

Price: $10-12, Students $8, High School $6

— Note: Free intro lesson at 7; please bring soft-soled shoes (no street shoes on the floor).

For more information: (Email): de('info', 'org', 'amherstcontra');

Web: amherstcontra.org

Generic Schedule: first, third, fourth & fifth Wednesdays (year round)

(This date unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy; See our confirmation policy)

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Peterborough, NH: Peterborough 1st Saturday Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Monadnock Folklore Society

Featuring: Steve Zakon-Anderson leading

Venue: Peterborough Town House: 1 Grove Street get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:30) Dance: 8-11:00

Price: $10 / $7 students and seniors

For more information: (413) 369-4369; (Email): de('zakon-anderson', 'net', 'comcast');

Web: www.monadnockfolk.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

This date (November 4, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Decatur, GA: Tuesday Night Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Chattahoochee Country Dancers

Featuring: Deanna Palumbo leading

— Mosty contras and squares with other set dances and waltzes thrown in for good measure. Sit in musicians welcome to join core band. Open mic for callers. Snacks available, but bring some to share.

Venue: Messiah Lutheran Church (Atlanta) : 465 Clairemont Ave get a map

Time: 8:00p

Price: $3

For more information: (404) 431-1136; (Email): de('deelite2', 'com', 'hotmail');

Web: www.contradance.org

Generic Schedule: first, third & fifth Tuesdays (year round)

This date (November 7, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Friday, November 10, 2017

Decatur, GA: Atlanta Dance Weekend (41 st annual)

Multi-day event: Friday, November 10, 2017 — Sunday, November 12, 2017

— Sponsored by: Chattahoochee Country Dancers

Description: Atlanta’s 41st annual contra dance weekend will feature Latter Day Lizards, Nova, Seth Tepfer and Will Mentor, plus much, much more (to be updated as plans evolve). Registration will open summer 2017.

Dance styles include: Contra Waltz Dance

Note: Please wear only clean, soft-soled, non-marking shoes. We cannot allow hard-soled shoes, spiky heels or boots. Children who are supervised are welcome in the dance hall.

Venue: Decatur Recreation Center (Atlanta) : 231 Sycamore Street get a map

Price: $To Be Announced

For more information: (Email): de('deelite2', 'com', 'hotmail');

Web: www.contradance.org/html/weekend/index.php

(This event (festival #2111) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

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Shelburne, VT: Queen City Contras

— Sponsored by: Queen City Contras

Venue: Shelburne Town Hall: 5376 Shelburne Road get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:45) Dance: 8-11:00

Price: $9

— Note: Dancers of all ages and abilities are welcome. No partner necessary.

For more information: (802) 371-9492; (Email): de('info', 'org', 'queencitycontras');

Web: www.queencitycontras.org

Generic Schedule: second Fridays (year round)

This date (November 10, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Amherst, MA: Downtown Amherst Contradance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Amherst Area Contras

— Friendly, welcoming contra series in downtown Amherst featuring well-known and upcoming callers & musicians

Venue: Masonic Lodge (aka Pacific Lodge) : 99 Main Street get a map

Time: 7:30

Price: $10-12, Students $8, High School $6

— Note: Free intro lesson at 7; please bring soft-soled shoes (no street shoes on the floor).

For more information: (Email): de('info', 'org', 'amherstcontra');

Web: amherstcontra.org

Generic Schedule: first, third, fourth & fifth Wednesdays (year round)

(This date unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy; See our confirmation policy)

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Decatur, GA: Tuesday Night Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Chattahoochee Country Dancers

Featuring: Deanna Palumbo leading

— Mosty contras and squares with other set dances and waltzes thrown in for good measure. Sit in musicians welcome to join core band. Open mic for callers. Snacks available, but bring some to share.

Venue: Messiah Lutheran Church (Atlanta) : 465 Clairemont Ave get a map

Time: 8:00p

Price: $3

For more information: (404) 431-1136; (Email): de('deelite2', 'com', 'hotmail');

Web: www.contradance.org

Generic Schedule: first, third & fifth Tuesdays (year round)

This date (November 21, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Amherst, MA: Downtown Amherst Contradance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Amherst Area Contras

— Friendly, welcoming contra series in downtown Amherst featuring well-known and upcoming callers & musicians

Venue: Masonic Lodge (aka Pacific Lodge) : 99 Main Street get a map

Time: 7:30

Price: $10-12, Students $8, High School $6

— Note: Free intro lesson at 7; please bring soft-soled shoes (no street shoes on the floor).

For more information: (Email): de('info', 'org', 'amherstcontra');

Web: amherstcontra.org

Generic Schedule: first, third, fourth & fifth Wednesdays (year round)

(This date unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy; See our confirmation policy)

Saturday, November 25, 2017

East Putney, VT: East Putney Community Contra Dance

Venue: Pierce’s Hall: 121 East Putney Falls Road get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:30) Dance: 8:00

Price: $10

For more information: (802) 387-0163;

Generic Schedule: last Saturdays Jan-Nov

This date (November 25, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Kingston, NH: Kingston, NH Contra Dance (no dance today)

— A friendly, welcoming, fun traditional contra dance in a beautiful old New England Town Hall.

— (No dance in November) —

Venue: Kingston Town Hall: 163 Main St. get a map

Time: 8-11:00

Price: $8 (students: $5)

— Note: Pot-luck refreshments at the break. Bring clean, non-street shoes for dancing.

For more information: (603) 772-5355, (603) 679-5448; (Email): de('gcoppelman', 'com', 'gmail');

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays Pla-Feb

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Amherst, MA: Downtown Amherst Contradance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Amherst Area Contras

— Friendly, welcoming contra series in downtown Amherst featuring well-known and upcoming callers & musicians

Venue: Masonic Lodge (aka Pacific Lodge) : 99 Main Street get a map

Time: 7:30

Price: $10-12, Students $8, High School $6

— Note: Free intro lesson at 7; please bring soft-soled shoes (no street shoes on the floor).

For more information: (Email): de('info', 'org', 'amherstcontra');

Web: amherstcontra.org

Generic Schedule: first, third, fourth & fifth Wednesdays (year round)

(This date unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy; See our confirmation policy)

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Peterborough, NH: Peterborough 1st Saturday Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Monadnock Folklore Society

Featuring: Lisa Greenleaf leading

Venue: Peterborough Town House: 1 Grove Street get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:30) Dance: 8-11:00

Price: $10 / $7 students and seniors

For more information: (413) 369-4369; (Email): de('zakon-anderson', 'net', 'comcast');

Web: www.monadnockfolk.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

This date (December 2, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Amherst, MA: Downtown Amherst Contradance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Amherst Area Contras

— Friendly, welcoming contra series in downtown Amherst featuring well-known and upcoming callers & musicians

Venue: Masonic Lodge (aka Pacific Lodge) : 99 Main Street get a map

Time: 7:30

Price: $10-12, Students $8, High School $6

— Note: Free intro lesson at 7; please bring soft-soled shoes (no street shoes on the floor).

For more information: (Email): de('info', 'org', 'amherstcontra');

Web: amherstcontra.org

Generic Schedule: first, third, fourth & fifth Wednesdays (year round)

(This date unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy; See our confirmation policy)

Friday, December 8, 2017

Shelburne, VT: Queen City Contras

— Sponsored by: Queen City Contras

Venue: Shelburne Town Hall: 5376 Shelburne Road get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:45) Dance: 8-11:00

Price: $9

— Note: Dancers of all ages and abilities are welcome. No partner necessary.

For more information: (802) 371-9492; (Email): de('info', 'org', 'queencitycontras');

Web: www.queencitycontras.org

Generic Schedule: second Fridays (year round)

This date (December 8, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Amherst, MA: Downtown Amherst Contradance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Amherst Area Contras

— Friendly, welcoming contra series in downtown Amherst featuring well-known and upcoming callers & musicians

Venue: Masonic Lodge (aka Pacific Lodge) : 99 Main Street get a map

Time: 7:30

Price: $10-12, Students $8, High School $6

— Note: Free intro lesson at 7; please bring soft-soled shoes (no street shoes on the floor).

For more information: (Email): de('info', 'org', 'amherstcontra');

Web: amherstcontra.org

Generic Schedule: first, third, fourth & fifth Wednesdays (year round)

(This date unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy; See our confirmation policy)

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Amherst, MA: Downtown Amherst Contradance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Amherst Area Contras

— Friendly, welcoming contra series in downtown Amherst featuring well-known and upcoming callers & musicians

Venue: Masonic Lodge (aka Pacific Lodge) : 99 Main Street get a map

Time: 7:30

Price: $10-12, Students $8, High School $6

— Note: Free intro lesson at 7; please bring soft-soled shoes (no street shoes on the floor).

For more information: (Email): de('info', 'org', 'amherstcontra');

Web: amherstcontra.org

Generic Schedule: first, third, fourth & fifth Wednesdays (year round)

(This date unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy; See our confirmation policy)

Saturday, December 30, 2017

Kingston, NH: Kingston, NH Contra Dance

Featuring: Peter Yarensky and Sarah Mason leading with music by Lamprey River Band (Peter Yarensky (hammered dulcimer), Sarah Mason (pennywhistle), Burt Feintuch (fiddle), Sarah Hydorn (flute) and Steve Panish (fiddle))

— A friendly, welcoming, fun traditional contra dance in a beautiful old New England Town Hall.

Venue: Kingston Town Hall: 163 Main St. get a map

— (Annual Seacoast Holiday Dance!) —

Time: 8-11:00

Price: $8 (students: $5)

— Note: Pot-luck refreshments at the break. Bring clean, non-street shoes for dancing.

For more information: (603) 772-5355, (603) 679-5448; (Email): de('gcoppelman', 'com', 'gmail');

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays Pla-Feb

This date (December 30, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Monday, January 1, 2018

Brattleboro, VT: Immaginary (unconfirmed)

Venue: American Legion Post #5: 32 Linden Street get a map

For more information:

Date for 2018: Monday, January 1

(This event (festival #2079) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2018)

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Friday, January 12, 2018

Shelburne, VT: Queen City Contras

— Sponsored by: Queen City Contras

Venue: Shelburne Town Hall: 5376 Shelburne Road get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:45) Dance: 8-11:00

Price: $9

— Note: Dancers of all ages and abilities are welcome. No partner necessary.

For more information: (802) 371-9492; (Email): de('info', 'org', 'queencitycontras');

Web: www.queencitycontras.org

Generic Schedule: second Fridays (year round)

This date (January 12, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

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