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Folk, contra and traditional dances, festivals and other events

(between September 22, 2017  and  September 22, 2018)

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Friday, September 22, 2017

Amherst, MA: International Dance

— Sponsored by: Amherst International Folkdancing

Venue: Unitarian Meeting House: 121 North Pleasant Street 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 (September 22, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Burlington, VT: Mad Robin Contra Dance

— 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 (September 22, 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 Barbara Pixton (bass, piano), Haley Hewitt 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 (September 22, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Lake George, NY: Adirondack Dance Weekend (21 st annual)

Multi-day event: Friday, September 22, 2017 — Sunday, September 24, 2017

— Sponsored by: DanceFlurry Org, Inc

Description: -Two dance venues for Contras, Squares, English Country, Waltzes. -Kayaking, hiking, massage and other activities available -Registration fee includes dancing, snacks, lodging and all meals -Registration information is on the website

Dance styles include: Contra English Scandinavian Square Otherstyle Folk Dance

Note: experienced prefered, advanced registration required, full weekend only

Venue: Silver Bay YMCA Camp get a map

Price: $326+

For more information: (518) 813-0530; (Email): de('Adirondack', 'org', 'danceflurry');

Web: www.danceflurry.org/events_adirondack.phpl

(This event (festival #543) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

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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)

Norwich, VT: Fourth Saturday Contra

— Sponsored by: Muskeg Music

Featuring: Quena Crain leading with music by Ida Mae Specker Band

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

— (“Olde Timey jam”, a separate event, 5-7 PM with potluck supper before dance. Admission $10) —

Time: 8:00

Price: $10 (students $6, under 16 free)

— 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 Sep-Jun

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)

Tamworth, NH: Tamworth Outing Club Contra Dances (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Tamworth Outing Club

— Family-friendly, all dances taught

Venue: Tamworth Town House: 27 Cleveland Hill Road get a map

Time: 8:00-10:30

Price: $7 ($3 children under 13)

— Note: Please wear soft-soled shoes

For more information: (603) 323-7001; (Email): de('s.perry', 'com', 'steepleviewcabinetry');

Web: www.tamworthoutingclub.org/dances.html

Generic Schedule: Every Saturday Jul-Aug

(This cancellation believed correct by the Dance Gypsy;

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Jamaica Plain, MA: Jamaica Plain GRF English Country Dance

Featuring: Tom Roby leading with music by Jacqui Morgenstein and Steve Hunt

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 (September 26, 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)

DG favorite Arlington Heights, MA: English Dance

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: Rosemary Hunt leading with music by Jacqui Morgenstein and Steve Hunt

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 (September 27, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Friday, September 29, 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 (September 29, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Newfields, NH: Seacoast Contra at Newfields

— Sponsored by: Seacoast Contra

Featuring: Don Heinold- Caller leading with music by Fiddling Thomson’s and Friends

— Last Friday of each month Newfields Town Hall. Come dance in a beautiful Seacoast town ~ No partner necessary ~ All dances taught ~

Venue: Newfields Town Hall: 65 Main Street get a map

Time: 8:00 to 10:30 PM - Beginner lesson 7:30 PM

Price: $9 Adult, $6 Student, $15 Family (with children), Kids under 12 Free

— Note: Soft soled shoes only. Bring drinking water and a smile.

For more information: (603) 463-0451; (Email): de('patti', 'com', 'seacoastcontra');

Web: www.seacoastcontra.com

Generic Schedule: fourth Fridays Sep-Jun

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

Newfields, NH: Seacoast Contra at Newfields

— Sponsored by: Seacoast Contra

Featuring: Don Heinold leading with music by Fiddling Thomson’s and Friends

— Seacoast Contra at Newfields is a fun, lively contra dance group on the Seacoast of New Hampshire. We meet the last Friday of every month from 8:00 to 10:30 PM, with beginner lessons at 7:30 PM.

Venue: Newfields Town Hall: 65 Main Street get a map

Time: 8:00-10:30 PM, Beginner Lesson 7:30 PM

Price: $9 Adult, $15 Family (with children), Kids under 12 Free

— Note: Soft soled shoes, bring water to drink and a smile

For more information: (603) 463-0451; (Email): de('patti', 'com', 'seacoastcontra');

Web: seacoastcontra.com

Generic Schedule: last Fridays Sep-Jun

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

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)

Greenland, NH (United States): Crossroads Ceili

— Sponsored by: Seacoast Set Dancers

Description: Irish Set Dancing Ceili where NH, ME and MA and beyond meet to set dance. Live music - 7 piece ceili band. Old church with fantastic wood floor perfect for dancing.

Dance styles include: Celtic Dance

Note: open to public, clean soft-soled shoes, bring food to share, no alcohol

Venue: Greenland Community Church Parish Hall: 44 Post Road get a map

Time: 3pm-7pm

Price: $15/dancer; $5/non-dancers

For more information: (603) 749-1038; (Email): de('sue', 'org', 'seacoastsetdancers');

Web: www.seacoastsetdancers.org

Date for 2017: Saturday, September 30

(This event (festival #2137) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

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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)

Tamworth, NH: Tamworth Outing Club Contra Dances (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Tamworth Outing Club

— Family-friendly, all dances taught

Venue: Tamworth Town House: 27 Cleveland Hill Road get a map

Time: 8:00-10:30

Price: $7 ($3 children under 13)

— Note: Please wear soft-soled shoes

For more information: (603) 323-7001; (Email): de('s.perry', 'com', 'steepleviewcabinetry');

Web: www.tamworthoutingclub.org/dances.html

Generic Schedule: Every Saturday Jul-Aug

(This cancellation believed correct by the Dance Gypsy;

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Albany, NY: Capital English Country Dancers

— Sponsored by: Capital English Country Dancers

Featuring: Rosemary Hunt leading with music by and Jacqui Morgenstein

— First Sundays, Oct-May.

Venue: Channing Hall: 405 Washington Ave. get a map

— (Visiting badn and caller from England) —

Time: 2-5:00

Price: $12

— Note: Beginners welcome, no partners needed, bring clean soft soled shoes, dances taught and called

For more information: (Email): de('mmaxellute', 'com', 'yahoo');

Web: www.danceflurry.org/capital-english

Generic Schedule: first Sundays Oct-May

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

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Albany, NY: Shaker Heritage Contra

— Sponsored by: DanceFlurry Organization

Featuring: Fern Bradley leading with music by Capital District Mega Band (Vonnie Estes (piano and field organ)) plus George Wilson (fiddle) and John Guay (hammered dulcimer)

— contra from 7-9:30pm, co-sponsored by the DanceFlurry Organization (danceflurry.org)

Venue: Shaker Heritage Society: 25 Meeting House Road get a map

Time: 7-9:30pm

Price: $6/$10/$12

For more information: (518) 456-7890; (Email): de('shakerdirector', 'com', 'gmail');

Generic Schedule: alternating Tuesdays Apr-Oct (except Jun, Jul, Aug)

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

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)

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 (October 4, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Friday, October 6, 2017

Amherst, MA: International Dance

— Sponsored by: Amherst International Folkdancing

Venue: Unitarian Meeting House: 121 North Pleasant Street 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 (October 6, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Saturday, October 7, 2017

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

— Sponsored by: The Folk Project

Featuring: Tom Amesse leading with music by Raise the Roof (Judi Stellar, Mathew Clarke, Kathy Talvitie (guitar, piano), Pete Soloway (flute, guitar and bass))

— 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)

DG favorite West Newton, MA: Experienced English Country Dance

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: Rich Jackson leading with music by Marnen Laibow-Koser (violin, viola, flute, recorders and piano)

— Experienced English Dance Series

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

Time: 7:30-10:30

Price: $12 (CDS Members $10) $5 Students

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

Web: www.cds-boston.org

Generic Schedule: first irregular days Oct-May

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

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Concord, NH: Concord NH English Dance

— Sponsored by: NH English Country Dance Society

Featuring: Rich Jackson leading with music by Vince O’donnell (fiddle)

— Note the MAP is WRONG NEW Venue: 41 WEST ST Concord. live music; no experience needed, all dances taught & called

Venue: West Street Ward House (West Street Ward House) : 41 West Street get a map

Time: 6:00 - 9:00

Price: $10

— Note: Note the MAP is WRONG NEW Venue: 41 WEST ST Concord. soft soled shoes requested

For more information: (603) 397-0042; (Email): de('info', 'ORG', 'NHECDS');

Web: www.nhecds.org

Generic Schedule: second Sundays Sep-Jun

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

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Jamaica Plain, MA: Jamaica Plain GRF English Country Dance

Featuring: Chris Ricciotti leading with music by Barbara Pixton (bass, piano), Cecile Leroy, Elaine Winic and Zoe Madonna (Accordion)

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 (October 10, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Wednesday, October 11, 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 (October 11, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Friday, October 13, 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 (October 13, 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: Linda Leslie leading with music by Brian Wilson (Hardanger fiddle, fiddle), Ishmael Stefanov and Victor Troll

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

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)

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Cornwall, VT: Cornwall Contra Dance

Featuring: Peter Stix leading with music by Red Dog Riley (Don Stratton (fiddle), Dave Guertin (guitar), Andrew Munkres (banjo), Kristin Bolton (bass) and Romy Munkres (fiddle))

Venue: Cornwall Town Hall: Route 30 and Route 74 get a map

Time: 7:00pm-9:30pm

Price: $5.00-10.00

— Note: Bring clean, non-marking shoes

For more information: (802) 377-2260; (Email): de('Don.Stratton', 'edu', 'uvm');

Web: www.facebook.com/CornwallContraDance

Generic Schedule: second Saturdays Sep-Apr

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

Norwich, VT: 2nd Saturday Contradance

— Sponsored by: Muskeg Music

Featuring: Nils Fredland leading with music by Deanna Stiles (flute and fiddle), Gordon Peery (piano Guitar) and Jane Orzechowski (fiddle)

— Welcoming contradance for all. No partner needed.

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

Time: 8:00

Price: $10 (students $6; under 16 free - extra donations welcome

— Note: Clean, soft soled shoes required; bring potluck treats to share during the break.

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

Web: Facebook.com/norwichcontradance

Generic Schedule: second Saturdays Sep-Jun

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

West Newton, MA: Mostly Waltz for Boston

Special Saturday night dance! — — Sponsored by: Folk Arts Center of New England

Featuring: Diane Gonzales leading

— An afternoon of (usually) live music for waltzing with occasional other couple dances. Lesson 2-3.

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

— (plus waltz workshops before with Ari Levitt 10a-12p, 2-5p) —

Time: 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm (note!)

Price: $12, $10 FAC member, $6 Young Adult

— Note: Please bring soft soled shoes.

For more information: (781) 646-7861; (Email): de('mostlywaltzboston', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: facone.org/programs/mostly-waltz.html

Generic Schedule: Sundays Sep-May

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

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Cambridge, MA: Mostly Waltz for Boston

Special waltz workshop — — Sponsored by: Folk Arts Center of New England

Featuring: Ari Levitt leading

— An afternoon of (usually) live music for waltzing with occasional other couple dances. Lesson 2-3.

Venue: Masonic Hall: 1950 Massachusetts Ave get a map

— (workshop: Swinging the Waltz) —

Time: 10am - 12pm (note!)

Price: $25 / FAC members $23 / Students $15

— Note: Please bring soft soled shoes.

For more information: (781) 646-7861; (Email): de('mostlywaltzboston', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: facone.org/programs/mostly-waltz.html

Generic Schedule: Sundays Sep-May

This date (October 15, 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)

DG favorite Arlington Heights, MA: English Dance

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: Linda Nelson and Miriam Newman 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 (October 18, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Friday, October 20, 2017

Amherst, MA: International Dance

— Sponsored by: Amherst International Folkdancing

Venue: Unitarian Meeting House: 121 North Pleasant Street 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 (October 20, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Brigham City, UT (United States): Wasatch Wiggle Dance Weekend (annual)

Multi-day event: Friday, October 20, 2017 — Sunday, October 22, 2017

— Sponsored by: Wasatch Contras

Featuring: Audrey Knuth ~ Glen Loper ~ Larry Unger ~ Latter Day Lizards ~ Maggie Jo Saylor ~ Wendy Graham

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Note: Pre-pay required; walk-ins will not be admitted.

Venue: Academy Conference Center: 58 North Main Street get a map

Price: $125 ($150 after 9/1/17)

For more information: (801) 232-2348; (Email): de('brendanced', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: www.wasatchwiggle.org

(This event (festival #963) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

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Lexington, MA: Roaring Jelly Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Roaring Jelly

Featuring: Jeannine Ameduri leading with music by Roaring Jelly (Bob Alessio (Fiddle), Jonathan Finger (Saxophone, Recorder, Mandolin), Karen Blaine (Fiddle), Marilyn Briggs (Guitar), Terrence Cassidy (Fiddle), Barbara Frishkopf (Fiddle), Deborah Gerstein (Piano), Karl Goedecke (Flute, Whistle), Joel J Gonzales (Guitar), Clifford Gordon (Accordion), Linda Gordon (Drum), Joe Griffin (Guitar), Len Katz (Banjo-uke), Esther Keaney (Baroque Flute, Recorder, Whistle), Paul Milde (Fiddle), Joan Motowylak (Fiddle), Philip Pitha (Accordion), Bruce Randall (Trombone, Whistles, Coconuts), Andrew Riffin (Bass), Al Sahin (Cello), Bob Solosko (Banjo, Whistles, Flute), Stuart R Soloway (Fiddle), Elizabeth Titus (Whistle, Flute), Greg Wade (Fiddle), Linda Wade (Whistle, Recorder), Judith Wong (Fiddle), Susan Elberger (Caller), Lois Somers (Fiddle), Carol Kycia (Clarinet, Fiddle), John Chambers (Accordion), Aram Hollman (Fiddle), Paul Lizotte (Fiddle), Leslie Fuller (Fiddle), Michael Pavan Michael Pavan (Fiddle and Mandolin))

— Traditional style contras

Venue: First Parish Church: 7 Harrington Road get a map

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

Price: $7 (children 12 and under free, Family limit $20.00)

— Note: Family-friendly

For more information: (781) 259-0753; (Email): de('gersteind', 'net', 'comcast');

Web: www.roaringjelly.org

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

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

Manchester, NH: The Mill City Contra

— Sponsored by: Mill City Contra

Featuring: Don Heinold leading with 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 (October 20, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Baldwin City, KS: Lawrence Barn Dance Association Contra Dances

— Sponsored by: The Lawrence Barn Dance Association

Featuring: Lisa Harris leading with music by Dire Ducks Unlimited

— 3rd Saturdays beginner-friendly.

Venue: Stony Point Barn: 1514 N 600 Road — County Hwy 460 get a map

— (Pot luck supper beforehand at 6pm.) —

Time: 7:30

Price: $10 suggested donation for this special location

— Note: Beginner lesson beforehand at 6:45pm.

For more information: (785) 749-1356; (Email): de('info', 'org', 'lawrencebarndance');

Web: www.lawrencecontradance.org

Generic Schedule: third Saturdays Oct-Aug

This date (October 21, 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: Chuck Abell leading with music by Brooklyn Swing Ensemble

— 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)

Lenox, MA, MA: Lenox Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Lenox Contra Dance

Featuring: Quena Crain leading with music by Contrapositive

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

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Jamaica Plain, MA: Jamaica Plain GRF English Country Dance

Featuring: Brooke Friendly leading with music by Brian Wilson (Hardanger fiddle, fiddle), Jean Monroe (piano, melodica) and Yaron Shragai

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 (October 24, 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)

DG favorite Arlington Heights, MA: English Dance

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: Brooke Friendly 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 (October 25, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Friday, October 27, 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 (October 27, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Burlington, VT: Mad Robin Contra Dance

— 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 (October 27, 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: Christine Robb leading with music by Cecile Leroy, Ken Allen (piano, viola), Marnen Laibow-Koser (violin, viola, flute, recorders, piano) and Vince O’donnell (fiddle)

— Beginner friendly English Country Dance.

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

— (Jane Austen 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 (October 27, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Newfields, NH: Seacoast Contra at Newfields

— Sponsored by: Seacoast Contra

Featuring: Don Veino leading with music by Jumpstart (Gene Albert (bass), Victor Troll (piano) and Paul Lizotte (fiddle))

— Seacoast Contra at Newfields is a fun, lively contra dance group on the Seacoast of New Hampshire. We meet the last Friday of every month from 8:00 to 10:30 PM, with beginner lessons at 7:30 PM.

Venue: Newfields Town Hall: 65 Main Street get a map

Time: 8:00-10:30 PM, Beginner Lesson 7:30 PM

Price: $9 Adult, $15 Family (with children), Kids under 12 Free

— Note: Soft soled shoes, bring water to drink and a smile

For more information: (603) 463-0451; (Email): de('patti', 'com', 'seacoastcontra');

Web: seacoastcontra.com

Generic Schedule: last Fridays Sep-Jun

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

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Concord, MA: Fall Favorites (25 th annual)

Featuring: Barbara Finney ~ Bare Necessities ~ Rich Jackson

Description: English Country Dance -- Vote for 5 of your favorite dances.

Dance styles include: English Dance

Venue: Concord Scout House: 74 Walden Street get a map

Time: 7:30 - 11:00

Price: $14/12 advance; $17/15 at door; $8 under 25

For more information: (781) 591-2372; (Email): de('edc', 'org', 'cds-boston');

Web: www.cds-boston.org

Date for 2017: Saturday, October 28

(This event (festival #251) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

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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: Sarah Mason leading with 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)

Norwich, VT: Fourth Saturday Contra

— Sponsored by: Muskeg Music

Featuring: Ruth Sylvester leading with music by Cuckoo’s Nest (Neil Orzechowski (Keyboard), Marvin Rogers (Flute, whistle), Chip Hedler (Guitar), Rick Barrows (Mandolin family), Bernie Waugh (Fiddle)) and Tbd plus

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

Time: 8:00

Price: $10 (students $6, under 16 free)

— 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 Sep-Jun

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

Robbinsville, NJ: Rum and Onions XXXVIII (38 th annual)

— Sponsored by: Princeton Country Dancers

Description: Contra Dance with Pot Luck Dinner and Halloween Costume Grand March. Calling by Diane Silver. Amazing R&O Band led by Bob Pasquarello. Experienced dancers dance at 3. Pot luck at 6. Costume march and dance at 7:30.

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Note: Please bring clean, soft-soled shoes to wear on the dance floor.

Venue: Pond Road Middle School: 150 Pond Rd get a map

Time: 3:00pm - 11:00pm

Price: $30/full day, $16/afternoon, $18/evening; discounts for students with id and limited income

For more information: (908) 359-4837; (Email): de('larryk', 'org', 'princetoncountrydancers');

Web: www.princetoncountrydancers.org

Date for 2017: Saturday, October 28

(This event (festival #255) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

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

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Arlington Heights, MA: Mostly Waltz for Boston

— Sponsored by: Folk Arts Center of New England

Featuring: Diane Gonzales and Tom Roby leading

— An afternoon of (usually) live music for waltzing with occasional other couple dances. Lesson 2-3.

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

— (halloween party!) —

Time: 2:00-5:30

Price: $12, $10 FAC member, $6 Young Adult

— Note: Please bring soft soled shoes.

For more information: (781) 646-7861; (Email): de('mostlywaltzboston', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: facone.org/programs/mostly-waltz.html

Generic Schedule: Sundays Sep-May

This date (October 29, 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)

Jamaica Plain, MA: Jamaica Plain GRF English Country Dance

Featuring: Christine Robb leading with music by Cecile Leroy, Jean Monroe (piano, melodica) and Ron Dann

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

— (Halloween Dance) —

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 (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)

DG favorite Arlington Heights, MA: English Dance

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: 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

— (Hallowe’en/All Saints Day 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 (November 1, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Friday, November 3, 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 (November 3, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

DG favorite Brookline, MA: Experienced English Country Dance

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: Barbara Finney leading with music by Jean Monroe (piano and melodica)

— Experienced English Dance Series

Venue: Church of Our Saviour: Carlton St. and Monmouth St. get a map

Time: 7:30-10:30

Price: $12 (CDS Members $10) $5 Students

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

Web: www.cds-boston.org

Generic Schedule: first irregular days Oct-May

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

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)

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Albany, NY: Capital English Country Dancers

— Sponsored by: Capital English Country Dancers

Featuring: Tom Amessé leading with music by Alan Thomson (piano), Eric Buddington (fiddle) and Laura Hagen

— First Sundays, Oct-May.

Venue: Channing Hall: 405 Washington Ave. get a map

Time: 2-5:00

Price: $12

— Note: Beginners welcome, no partners needed, bring clean soft soled shoes, dances taught and called

For more information: (Email): de('mmaxellute', 'com', 'yahoo');

Web: www.danceflurry.org/capital-english

Generic Schedule: first Sundays Oct-May

This date (November 5, 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)

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

DG favorite Arlington Heights, MA: English Dance

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: Linda Nelson and Miriam Newman 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

— (location tba (not at PACC)) —

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 (November 8, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Friday, November 10, 2017

Amherst, MA: International Dance

— Sponsored by: Amherst International Folkdancing

Venue: Unitarian Meeting House: 121 North Pleasant Street 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 (November 10, 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: Barbara Finney leading with music by Barb Levine, Bruce Randall, Bruce Rosen (piano, banjo, guitar and accordion)

— 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 (November 10, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

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, ”Starship CCD”, will feature Latter Day Lizards, Nova, Barefoot, Seth Tepfer and Will Mentor, plus much, much more. Registration is now open!

Dance styles include: Cajun Contra English 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: $Early Bird - $90 until 10-6-17, $105 after 10/6 & at the door. a La Carte available, see website

For more information: (Email): de('deelite2', 'com', 'hotmail');

Web: www.contradance.org/html/weekend/2017-StarshipCCD/index.htm

(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)

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Cornwall, VT: Cornwall Contra Dance

Featuring: Lausanne Allen leading with music by Red Dog Riley (Don Stratton (fiddle), Dave Guertin (guitar), Andrew Munkres (banjo), Kristin Bolton (bass) and Romy Munkres (fiddle))

Venue: Cornwall Town Hall: Route 30 and Route 74 get a map

Time: 7:00pm-9:30pm

Price: $5.00-10.00

— Note: Bring clean, non-marking shoes

For more information: (802) 377-2260; (Email): de('Don.Stratton', 'edu', 'uvm');

Web: www.facebook.com/CornwallContraDance

Generic Schedule: second Saturdays Sep-Apr

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

Norwich, VT: 2nd Saturday Contradance

— Sponsored by: Muskeg Music

Featuring: David Millstone leading with music by Northern Spy (Carol Compton (piano, accordion, recorders), Bill Shepard (fiddle, foot percussion), Andy Stewart (fiddle), Rick Barrows (mandolin, mandola, tenor banjo), Mary Jo Slattery (guitar), Alan Graham (guitar, bones) and Thal Aylward (fiddle))

— Welcoming contradance for all. No partner needed.

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

Time: 8:00

Price: $10 (students $6; under 16 free - extra donations welcome

— Note: Clean, soft soled shoes required; bring potluck treats to share during the break.

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

Web: Facebook.com/norwichcontradance

Generic Schedule: second Saturdays Sep-Jun

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

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Concord, NH: Concord NH English Dance

— Sponsored by: NH English Country Dance Society

Featuring: Dave Bateman leading

— Note the MAP is WRONG NEW Venue: 41 WEST ST Concord. live music; no experience needed, all dances taught & called

Venue: West Street Ward House (West Street Ward House) : 41 West Street get a map

Time: 6:00 - 9:00

Price: $10

— Note: Note the MAP is WRONG NEW Venue: 41 WEST ST Concord. soft soled shoes requested

For more information: (603) 397-0042; (Email): de('info', 'ORG', 'NHECDS');

Web: www.nhecds.org

Generic Schedule: second Sundays Sep-Jun

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

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Jamaica Plain, MA: Jamaica Plain GRF English Country Dance

Featuring: Sue Rosen leading with music by Bruce Rosen (piano, banjo, guitar, accordion), Daniel Rain 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 (November 14, 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)

DG favorite Arlington Heights, MA: English Dance

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: Barbara Finney 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

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 (November 15, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Friday, November 17, 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 (November 17, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Lawrence, KS: Pilgrim’s Progression Dance Weekend (23 rd annual)

Multi-day event: Friday, November 17, 2017 — Sunday, November 19, 2017

— Sponsored by: Lawrence Barn Dance Association

Description: Come contra dance to the calling of Beth Molaro and music by Mean Lids: a contra dance weekend lovingly brought to you by the Lawrence Barn Dance Association.

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Note: Advanced registration will be available.

Venue: Woodlawn School: 508 Elm Street get a map

For more information: (785) 749-1356; (Email): de('weekend', 'org', 'lawrencebarndance');

Web: www.lawrencebarndance.org

(This event (festival #2129) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

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Lexington, MA: Roaring Jelly Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Roaring Jelly

Featuring: Tony Parkes leading with music by Roaring Jelly (Bob Alessio (Fiddle), Jonathan Finger (Saxophone, Recorder, Mandolin), Karen Blaine (Fiddle), Marilyn Briggs (Guitar), Terrence Cassidy (Fiddle), Barbara Frishkopf (Fiddle), Deborah Gerstein (Piano), Karl Goedecke (Flute, Whistle), Joel J Gonzales (Guitar), Clifford Gordon (Accordion), Linda Gordon (Drum), Joe Griffin (Guitar), Len Katz (Banjo-uke), Esther Keaney (Baroque Flute, Recorder, Whistle), Paul Milde (Fiddle), Joan Motowylak (Fiddle), Philip Pitha (Accordion), Bruce Randall (Trombone, Whistles, Coconuts), Andrew Riffin (Bass), Al Sahin (Cello), Bob Solosko (Banjo, Whistles, Flute), Stuart R Soloway (Fiddle), Elizabeth Titus (Whistle, Flute), Greg Wade (Fiddle), Linda Wade (Whistle, Recorder), Judith Wong (Fiddle), Susan Elberger (Caller), Lois Somers (Fiddle), Carol Kycia (Clarinet, Fiddle), John Chambers (Accordion), Aram Hollman (Fiddle), Paul Lizotte (Fiddle), Leslie Fuller (Fiddle), Michael Pavan Michael Pavan (Fiddle and Mandolin))

— Traditional style contras

Venue: First Parish Church: 7 Harrington Road get a map

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

Price: $7 (children 12 and under free, Family limit $20.00)

— Note: Family-friendly

For more information: (781) 259-0753; (Email): de('gersteind', 'net', 'comcast');

Web: www.roaringjelly.org

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

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

Manchester, NH: The Mill City Contra

— Sponsored by: Mill City Contra

Featuring: Sue Gola leading with 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 (November 17, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Lawrence, KS: Lawrence Barn Dance Association Contra Dances

Pilgrim’s Progression Dance Weekend Evening Dance — — Sponsored by: The Lawrence Barn Dance Association

Featuring: Beth Molaro leading with music by Mean Lids (Ben Smith, Matt Turino and Miriam Larson)

— 3rd Saturdays beginner-friendly.

Venue: Woodlawn School: 508 Elm Street get a map

— (Part of Pilgrim’s Progression Dance Weekend.) —

Time: 7:30

Price: $Special price due to dance weekend with national band, caller

— Note: Beginner lesson beforehand at 6:45pm.

For more information: (785) 749-1356; (Email): de('info', 'org', 'lawrencebarndance');

Web: www.lawrencecontradance.org

Generic Schedule: third Saturdays Oct-Aug

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

Lenox, MA, MA: Lenox Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Lenox Contra Dance

Featuring: Luke Donforth leading with music by Bethany Waickman (Guitar), Dave Langford (fiddle, and, guitar), Glen Loper (mandolin, banjo and percussion)

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 (November 18, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Salt Lake City, UT: Third Saturday Dance (Contra Dance)

— Sponsored by: Wasatch Contras

— Our new venue: Garbett Center for the Choral Arts 700 N 200 West SLC 84103

Venue: The Clubhouse: 850 East South Temple get a map

Time: 7:00-10:30pm

Price: $8 General Admission, $5 Students, $3 Youth

— Note: No experience or partner needed.

For more information: (801) 232-2348; (Email): de('brendanced', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: www.wasatchcontras.org

Generic Schedule: third Saturdays Nov-Sep

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

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)

DG favorite Arlington Heights, MA: English Dance

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: 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

— (Thanksgiving 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 (November 22, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Friday, November 24, 2017

Amherst, MA: International Dance (no dance today)

— 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)

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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 Daniel Rain, Elaine Winic, Jean Monroe (piano and melodica)

— 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 (November 24, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Newfields, NH: Seacoast Contra at Newfields

— Sponsored by: Seacoast Contra

Featuring: TBA leading with music by Gypsy Minor (Sarah Jane Nelson (Piano, fiddle, flute), Tom Moreau (violin and viola))

— Seacoast Contra at Newfields is a fun, lively contra dance group on the Seacoast of New Hampshire. We meet the last Friday of every month from 8:00 to 10:30 PM, with beginner lessons at 7:30 PM.

Venue: Newfields Town Hall: 65 Main Street get a map

Time: 8:00-10:30 PM, Beginner Lesson 7:30 PM

Price: $9 Adult, $15 Family (with children), Kids under 12 Free

— Note: Soft soled shoes, bring water to drink and a smile

For more information: (603) 463-0451; (Email): de('patti', 'com', 'seacoastcontra');

Web: seacoastcontra.com

Generic Schedule: last Fridays Sep-Jun

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

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)

Huntington, VT: Huntington Contra Dance

Featuring: Lausanne Allen leading

Venue: Huntington Town Hall get a map

Time: 7:30

Price: $5-10

For more information: (802) 453-2199; (Email): de('Don.Stratton', 'edu', 'uvm');

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays Sep-May

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

(This cancellation believed correct by the Dance Gypsy;

Norwich, VT: Fourth Saturday Contra (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Muskeg Music

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

Time: 8:00

Price: $10 (students $6, under 16 free)

— 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 Sep-Jun

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Sunday, November 26, 2017

Concord, MA: Mostly Waltz for Boston

— Sponsored by: Folk Arts Center of New England

Featuring: Diane Gonzales and Tom Roby leading

— An afternoon of (usually) live music for waltzing with occasional other couple dances. Lesson 2-3.

Venue: Concord Scout House: 74 Walden Street get a map

Time: 2:00-5:30

Price: $12, $10 FAC member, $6 Young Adult

— Note: Please bring soft soled shoes.

For more information: (781) 646-7861; (Email): de('mostlywaltzboston', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: facone.org/programs/mostly-waltz.html

Generic Schedule: Sundays Sep-May

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

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Jamaica Plain, MA: Jamaica Plain GRF English Country Dance

Featuring: Miriam Newman leading with music by Brian Warnock, Brian Wilson (Hardanger fiddle, fiddle), Daniel Rain and Sally Kolodkin

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 (November 28, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

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)

DG favorite Arlington Heights, MA: English Dance

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: Barbara Finney and Tom Roby 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 (November 29, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Friday, December 1, 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 (December 1, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

DG favorite Brookline, MA: Experienced English Country Dance

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: Graham Christian leading with music by Marnen Laibow-Koser (violin, viola, flute, recorders and piano)

— Experienced English Dance Series

Venue: Church of Our Saviour: Carlton St. and Monmouth St. get a map

Time: 7:30-10:30

Price: $12 (CDS Members $10) $5 Students

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

Web: www.cds-boston.org

Generic Schedule: first irregular days Oct-May

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

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)

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Troy, NY: Capital English Country Dancers

— Sponsored by: Capital English Country Dancers

Featuring: Don Bell leading with music by Heartsease (Gail Griffith (concertina and cello), Diane Bell (violin), Marilee Urbanczyk (whistle, percussion), Patricia Kernan (flute, harp) and Vonnie Estes (piano))

— First Sundays, Oct-May.

Venue: Christ Church United Methodist: 35 State St get a map

— (Dance at the Victorian Stroll) —

Time: 2-5:00

Price: $free

— Note: Beginners welcome, no partners needed, bring clean soft soled shoes, dances taught and called

For more information: (Email): de('mmaxellute', 'com', 'yahoo');

Web: www.danceflurry.org/capital-english

Generic Schedule: first Sundays Oct-May

This date (December 3, 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)

DG favorite Arlington Heights, MA: English Dance

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: Christine Robb and Tom Roby 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 (December 6, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Friday, December 8, 2017

Amherst, MA: International Dance

— Sponsored by: Amherst International Folkdancing

Venue: Unitarian Meeting House: 121 North Pleasant Street 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 (December 8, 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: Linda Leslie leading with music by Johanna Bobrow (violin, fiddle), Yaron Shragai and Zoe Madonna (Accordion)

— 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 (December 8, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

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)

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Cornwall, VT: Cornwall Contra Dance

Featuring: Adina Gordon leading with music by Red Dog Riley (Don Stratton (fiddle), Dave Guertin (guitar), Andrew Munkres (banjo), Kristin Bolton (bass) and Romy Munkres (fiddle))

Venue: Cornwall Town Hall: Route 30 and Route 74 get a map

Time: 7:00pm-9:30pm

Price: $5.00-10.00

— Note: Bring clean, non-marking shoes

For more information: (802) 377-2260; (Email): de('Don.Stratton', 'edu', 'uvm');

Web: www.facebook.com/CornwallContraDance

Generic Schedule: second Saturdays Sep-Apr

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

Norwich, VT: 2nd Saturday Contradance

— Sponsored by: Muskeg Music

Featuring: David Millstone leading with music by Northern Spy (Carol Compton (piano, accordion, recorders), Bill Shepard (fiddle, foot percussion), Andy Stewart (fiddle), Rick Barrows (mandolin, mandola, tenor banjo), Mary Jo Slattery (guitar), Alan Graham (guitar, bones) and Thal Aylward (fiddle))

— Welcoming contradance for all. No partner needed.

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

Time: 8:00

Price: $10 (students $6; under 16 free - extra donations welcome

— Note: Clean, soft soled shoes required; bring potluck treats to share during the break.

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

Web: Facebook.com/norwichcontradance

Generic Schedule: second Saturdays Sep-Jun

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

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Concord, NH: Concord NH English Dance

— Sponsored by: NH English Country Dance Society

— Note the MAP is WRONG NEW Venue: 41 WEST ST Concord. live music; no experience needed, all dances taught & called

Venue: West Street Ward House (West Street Ward House) : 41 West Street get a map

Time: 6:00 - 9:00

Price: $10

— Note: Note the MAP is WRONG NEW Venue: 41 WEST ST Concord. soft soled shoes requested

For more information: (603) 397-0042; (Email): de('info', 'ORG', 'NHECDS');

Web: www.nhecds.org

Generic Schedule: second Sundays Sep-Jun

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

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Jamaica Plain, MA: Jamaica Plain GRF English Country Dance

Featuring: Graham Christian leading with music by Dave Langford (fiddle, and, guitar) and Kate Barnes

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

— (Daniel Pentlarge Memorial Dance) —

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 (December 12, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

DG favorite Arlington Heights, MA: English Dance

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: Christine Robb and Tom Roby 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 (December 13, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Friday, December 15, 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 (December 15, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Lexington, MA: Roaring Jelly Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Roaring Jelly

Featuring: Laura Johannes leading with music by Roaring Jelly (Bob Alessio (Fiddle), Jonathan Finger (Saxophone, Recorder, Mandolin), Karen Blaine (Fiddle), Marilyn Briggs (Guitar), Terrence Cassidy (Fiddle), Barbara Frishkopf (Fiddle), Deborah Gerstein (Piano), Karl Goedecke (Flute, Whistle), Joel J Gonzales (Guitar), Clifford Gordon (Accordion), Linda Gordon (Drum), Joe Griffin (Guitar), Len Katz (Banjo-uke), Esther Keaney (Baroque Flute, Recorder, Whistle), Paul Milde (Fiddle), Joan Motowylak (Fiddle), Philip Pitha (Accordion), Bruce Randall (Trombone, Whistles, Coconuts), Andrew Riffin (Bass), Al Sahin (Cello), Bob Solosko (Banjo, Whistles, Flute), Stuart R Soloway (Fiddle), Elizabeth Titus (Whistle, Flute), Greg Wade (Fiddle), Linda Wade (Whistle, Recorder), Judith Wong (Fiddle), Susan Elberger (Caller), Lois Somers (Fiddle), Carol Kycia (Clarinet, Fiddle), John Chambers (Accordion), Aram Hollman (Fiddle), Paul Lizotte (Fiddle), Leslie Fuller (Fiddle), Michael Pavan Michael Pavan (Fiddle and Mandolin))

— Traditional style contras

Venue: First Parish Church: 7 Harrington Road get a map

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

Price: $7 (children 12 and under free, Family limit $20.00)

— Note: Family-friendly

For more information: (781) 259-0753; (Email): de('gersteind', 'net', 'comcast');

Web: www.roaringjelly.org

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

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

Manchester, NH: The Mill City Contra

— Sponsored by: Mill City Contra

Featuring: Richard and Lynn Sbardella leading with 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 (December 15, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Lawrence, KS: Lawrence Barn Dance Association Contra Dances

— Sponsored by: The Lawrence Barn Dance Association

Featuring: Lisa Harris leading with music by Mollie Smith and Rob Nold

— 3rd Saturdays beginner-friendly.

Venue: New York Elementary School: 936 New York Street get a map

Time: 7:30

Price: $Adult $9, Student $4

— Note: Beginner lesson beforehand at 6:45pm.

For more information: (785) 749-1356; (Email): de('info', 'org', 'lawrencebarndance');

Web: www.lawrencecontradance.org

Generic Schedule: third Saturdays Oct-Aug

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

Lenox, MA, MA: Lenox Contra Dance

Potluck and Holiday Dance — — Sponsored by: Lenox Contra Dance

Featuring: music by Russet Trio plus Stuart Kenney (bass)

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

— (Potluck at 6:00, Dancing after until 11:00) —

Time: 6:00-11:00 (note!)

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 (December 16, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Salt Lake City, UT: Third Saturday Dance (Contra Dance)

— Sponsored by: Wasatch Contras

— Our new venue: Garbett Center for the Choral Arts 700 N 200 West SLC 84103

Venue: The Clubhouse: 850 East South Temple get a map

Time: 7:00-10:30pm

Price: $8 General Admission, $5 Students, $3 Youth

— Note: No experience or partner needed.

For more information: (801) 232-2348; (Email): de('brendanced', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: www.wasatchcontras.org

Generic Schedule: third Saturdays Nov-Sep

This date (December 16, 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)

DG favorite Arlington Heights, MA: English Dance

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: Linda Nelson 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

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 (December 20, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Friday, December 22, 2017

Amherst, MA: International Dance (no dance today)

— 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)

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DG favorite Cambridge, MA: Harvard Square English Country Dance - Beginner Friendly (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

— 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

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Saturday, December 23, 2017

Huntington, VT: Huntington Contra Dance (no dance today)

Venue: Huntington Town Hall get a map

Time: 7:30

Price: $5-10

For more information: (802) 453-2199; (Email): de('Don.Stratton', 'edu', 'uvm');

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays Sep-May

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Norwich, VT: Fourth Saturday Contra (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Muskeg Music

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

Time: 8:00

Price: $10 (students $6, under 16 free)

— 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 Sep-Jun

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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)

DG favorite Arlington Heights, MA: English Dance

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: Linda Nelson 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

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 (December 27, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Friday, December 29, 2017

Amherst, MA: International Dance

— Sponsored by: Amherst International Folkdancing

Venue: Unitarian Meeting House: 121 North Pleasant Street 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 (December 29, 2017 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Newfields, NH: Seacoast Contra at Newfields

— Sponsored by: Seacoast Contra

Featuring: To Be Announced leading with music by Concepdance (Steven Bittenson (frets), Carol Bittenson (fiddle), Beth Murray and Steve Bittenson (frets))

— Last Friday of each month Newfields Town Hall. Come dance in a beautiful Seacoast town ~ No partner necessary ~ All dances taught ~

Venue: Newfields Town Hall: 65 Main Street get a map

Time: 8:00 to 10:30 PM - Beginner lesson 7:30 PM

Price: $9 Adult, $6 Student, $15 Family (with children), Kids under 12 Free

— Note: Soft soled shoes only. Bring drinking water and a smile.

For more information: (603) 463-0451; (Email): de('patti', 'com', 'seacoastcontra');

Web: www.seacoastcontra.com

Generic Schedule: fourth Fridays Sep-Jun

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

Newfields, NH: Seacoast Contra at Newfields

— Sponsored by: Seacoast Contra

Featuring: TBA leading with music by Concepdance (Steven Bittenson (frets), Carol Bittenson (fiddle), Beth Murray and Steve Bittenson (frets))

— Seacoast Contra at Newfields is a fun, lively contra dance group on the Seacoast of New Hampshire. We meet the last Friday of every month from 8:00 to 10:30 PM, with beginner lessons at 7:30 PM.

Venue: Newfields Town Hall: 65 Main Street get a map

Time: 8:00-10:30 PM, Beginner Lesson 7:30 PM

Price: $9 Adult, $15 Family (with children), Kids under 12 Free

— Note: Soft soled shoes, bring water to drink and a smile

For more information: (603) 463-0451; (Email): de('patti', 'com', 'seacoastcontra');

Web: seacoastcontra.com

Generic Schedule: last Fridays Sep-Jun

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

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)

(Find similar/nearby dances)

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

DG favorite Arlington Heights, MA: English Dance

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: Barbara Finney and Miriam Newman 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 (January 3, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Friday, January 5, 2018

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 (January 5, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

DG favorite Brookline, MA: Experienced English Country Dance

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: Miriam Newman leading with music by Jacqueline Schwab (Piano)

— Experienced English Dance Series

Venue: Church of Our Saviour: Carlton St. and Monmouth St. get a map

Time: 7:30-10:30

Price: $12 (CDS Members $10) $5 Students

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

Web: www.cds-boston.org

Generic Schedule: first irregular days Oct-May

This date (January 5, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Sunday, January 7, 2018

Albany, NY: Capital English Country Dancers

— Sponsored by: Capital English Country Dancers

Featuring: Dan Seppeler leading with music by Serendipity

— First Sundays, Oct-May.

Venue: Channing Hall: 405 Washington Ave. get a map

Time: 2-5:00

Price: $12

— Note: Beginners welcome, no partners needed, bring clean soft soled shoes, dances taught and called

For more information: (Email): de('mmaxellute', 'com', 'yahoo');

Web: www.danceflurry.org/capital-english

Generic Schedule: first Sundays Oct-May

This date (January 7, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Concord, MA: Mostly Waltz for Boston

— Sponsored by: Folk Arts Center of New England

Featuring: Diane Gonzales leading

— An afternoon of (usually) live music for waltzing with occasional other couple dances. Lesson 2-3.

Venue: Concord Scout House: 74 Walden Street get a map

Time: 2:00-5:30

Price: $12, $10 FAC member, $6 Young Adult

— Note: Please bring soft soled shoes.

For more information: (781) 646-7861; (Email): de('mostlywaltzboston', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: facone.org/programs/mostly-waltz.html

Generic Schedule: Sundays Sep-May

This date (January 7, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Jamaica Plain, MA: Jamaica Plain GRF English Country Dance

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 (January 9, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

DG favorite Arlington Heights, MA: English Dance

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: Barbara Finney and Miriam Newman 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 (January 10, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Friday, January 12, 2018

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 (January 12, 2018 ) 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: Barbara Finney leading with music by Brian Warnock, Jerome Fung, Nora Smith (fiddle) and Sally Kolodkin

— 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 (January 12, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

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)

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Cornwall, VT: Cornwall Contra Dance

Featuring: Don Stratton leading with music by Red Dog Riley (Don Stratton (fiddle), Dave Guertin (guitar), Andrew Munkres (banjo), Kristin Bolton (bass) and Romy Munkres (fiddle))

Venue: Cornwall Town Hall: Route 30 and Route 74 get a map

Time: 7:00pm-9:30pm

Price: $5.00-10.00

— Note: Bring clean, non-marking shoes

For more information: (802) 377-2260; (Email): de('Don.Stratton', 'edu', 'uvm');

Web: www.facebook.com/CornwallContraDance

Generic Schedule: second Saturdays Sep-Apr

This date (January 13, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Norwich, VT: 2nd Saturday Contradance

— Sponsored by: Muskeg Music

Featuring: David Millstone leading with music by Northern Spy (Carol Compton (piano, accordion, recorders), Bill Shepard (fiddle, foot percussion), Andy Stewart (fiddle), Rick Barrows (mandolin, mandola, tenor banjo), Mary Jo Slattery (guitar), Alan Graham (guitar, bones) and Thal Aylward (fiddle))

— Welcoming contradance for all. No partner needed.

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

Time: 8:00

Price: $10 (students $6; under 16 free - extra donations welcome

— Note: Clean, soft soled shoes required; bring potluck treats to share during the break.

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

Web: Facebook.com/norwichcontradance

Generic Schedule: second Saturdays Sep-Jun

This date (January 13, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Concord, NH: Concord NH English Dance

— Sponsored by: NH English Country Dance Society

— Note the MAP is WRONG NEW Venue: 41 WEST ST Concord. live music; no experience needed, all dances taught & called

Venue: West Street Ward House (West Street Ward House) : 41 West Street get a map

Time: 6:00 - 9:00

Price: $10

— Note: Note the MAP is WRONG NEW Venue: 41 WEST ST Concord. soft soled shoes requested

For more information: (603) 397-0042; (Email): de('info', 'ORG', 'NHECDS');

Web: www.nhecds.org

Generic Schedule: second Sundays Sep-Jun

This date (January 14, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

DG favorite Arlington Heights, MA: English Dance

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: Christine Robb and Miriam Newman 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 (January 17, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Friday, January 19, 2018

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 (January 19, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Lexington, MA: Roaring Jelly Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Roaring Jelly

Featuring: Dereck Kalish leading with music by Roaring Jelly (Bob Alessio (Fiddle), Jonathan Finger (Saxophone, Recorder, Mandolin), Karen Blaine (Fiddle), Marilyn Briggs (Guitar), Terrence Cassidy (Fiddle), Barbara Frishkopf (Fiddle), Deborah Gerstein (Piano), Karl Goedecke (Flute, Whistle), Joel J Gonzales (Guitar), Clifford Gordon (Accordion), Linda Gordon (Drum), Joe Griffin (Guitar), Len Katz (Banjo-uke), Esther Keaney (Baroque Flute, Recorder, Whistle), Paul Milde (Fiddle), Joan Motowylak (Fiddle), Philip Pitha (Accordion), Bruce Randall (Trombone, Whistles, Coconuts), Andrew Riffin (Bass), Al Sahin (Cello), Bob Solosko (Banjo, Whistles, Flute), Stuart R Soloway (Fiddle), Elizabeth Titus (Whistle, Flute), Greg Wade (Fiddle), Linda Wade (Whistle, Recorder), Judith Wong (Fiddle), Susan Elberger (Caller), Lois Somers (Fiddle), Carol Kycia (Clarinet, Fiddle), John Chambers (Accordion), Aram Hollman (Fiddle), Paul Lizotte (Fiddle), Leslie Fuller (Fiddle), Michael Pavan Michael Pavan (Fiddle and Mandolin))

— Traditional style contras

Venue: First Parish Church: 7 Harrington Road get a map

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

Price: $7 (children 12 and under free, Family limit $20.00)

— Note: Family-friendly

For more information: (781) 259-0753; (Email): de('gersteind', 'net', 'comcast');

Web: www.roaringjelly.org

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

This date (January 19, 2018 ) 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 (January 19, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Salt Lake City, UT: Third Saturday Dance (Contra Dance)

— Sponsored by: Wasatch Contras

— Our new venue: Garbett Center for the Choral Arts 700 N 200 West SLC 84103

Venue: The Clubhouse: 850 East South Temple get a map

Time: 7:00-10:30pm

Price: $8 General Admission, $5 Students, $3 Youth

— Note: No experience or partner needed.

For more information: (801) 232-2348; (Email): de('brendanced', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: www.wasatchcontras.org

Generic Schedule: third Saturdays Nov-Sep

This date (January 20, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Jamaica Plain, MA: Jamaica Plain GRF English Country Dance

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 (January 23, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

DG favorite Arlington Heights, MA: English Dance

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: Christine Robb and Miriam Newman 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 (January 24, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Friday, January 26, 2018

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 (January 26, 2018 ) 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: Christine Robb leading with music by Seven Times Salt (Daniel Meyers, Josh Schreiber, Karen Burciaga and Matthew Wright) plus Alastair Thompson

— 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 (January 26, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Newfields, NH: Seacoast Contra at Newfields

— Sponsored by: Seacoast Contra

Featuring: TBA leading with music by Contentment Is Wealth

— Seacoast Contra at Newfields is a fun, lively contra dance group on the Seacoast of New Hampshire. We meet the last Friday of every month from 8:00 to 10:30 PM, with beginner lessons at 7:30 PM.

Venue: Newfields Town Hall: 65 Main Street get a map

Time: 8:00-10:30 PM, Beginner Lesson 7:30 PM

Price: $9 Adult, $15 Family (with children), Kids under 12 Free

— Note: Soft soled shoes, bring water to drink and a smile

For more information: (603) 463-0451; (Email): de('patti', 'com', 'seacoastcontra');

Web: seacoastcontra.com

Generic Schedule: last Fridays Sep-Jun

This date (January 26, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Huntington, VT: Huntington Contra Dance

Featuring: music by Lausanne Allen (primarily fiddle,but also banjo, mandolin, guitar, flute, whistle, psaltery,celtic harp and voice)

Venue: Huntington Town Hall get a map

Time: 7:30

Price: $5-10

For more information: (802) 453-2199; (Email): de('Don.Stratton', 'edu', 'uvm');

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays Sep-May

This date (January 27, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Norwich, VT: Fourth Saturday Contra

— Sponsored by: Muskeg Music

Featuring: Ruth Sylvester leading with music by Cuckoo’s Nest (Neil Orzechowski (Keyboard), Marvin Rogers (Flute, whistle), Chip Hedler (Guitar), Rick Barrows (Mandolin family), Bernie Waugh (Fiddle)) and Tbd plus

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

Time: 8:00

Price: $10 (students $6, under 16 free)

— 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 Sep-Jun

This date (January 27, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Jamaica Plain, MA: Jamaica Plain GRF English Country Dance

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 (January 30, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

DG favorite Arlington Heights, MA: English Dance

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: Christine Robb 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

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 (January 31, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Friday, February 2, 2018

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 (February 2, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Saturday, February 3, 2018

DG favorite Concord, MA: Experienced English Country Dance

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: Joanna Reiner leading with music by Alchemy

— Experienced English Dance Series

Venue: Concord Scout House: 74 Walden Street get a map

Time: 7:30-10:30

Price: $12 (CDS Members $10) $5 Students

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

Web: www.cds-boston.org

Generic Schedule: first irregular days Oct-May

This date (February 3, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Albany, NY: Capital English Country Dancers

Early music with harpsichord — — Sponsored by: Capital English Country Dancers

Featuring: Dorothy Cummings leading with music by Britany Orlebeke (fiddle), Larry Wallach (piano) and Tricia Van Oers

— First Sundays, Oct-May.

Venue: Channing Hall: 405 Washington Ave. get a map

Time: 2-5:00

Price: $12

— Note: Beginners welcome, no partners needed, bring clean soft soled shoes, dances taught and called

For more information: (Email): de('mmaxellute', 'com', 'yahoo');

Web: www.danceflurry.org/capital-english

Generic Schedule: first Sundays Oct-May

This date (February 4, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

DG favorite Arlington Heights, MA: English Dance

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: Christine Robb 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

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 (February 7, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Friday, February 9, 2018

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 (February 9, 2018 ) 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: Tom Roby leading

— 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 (February 9, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Cornwall, VT: Cornwall Contra Dance

Featuring: David Kaynor leading with music by Red Dog Riley (Don Stratton (fiddle), Dave Guertin (guitar), Andrew Munkres (banjo), Kristin Bolton (bass) and Romy Munkres (fiddle))

Venue: Cornwall Town Hall: Route 30 and Route 74 get a map

Time: 7:00pm-9:30pm

Price: $5.00-10.00

— Note: Bring clean, non-marking shoes

For more information: (802) 377-2260; (Email): de('Don.Stratton', 'edu', 'uvm');

Web: www.facebook.com/CornwallContraDance

Generic Schedule: second Saturdays Sep-Apr

This date (February 10, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Norwich, VT: 2nd Saturday Contradance

— Sponsored by: Muskeg Music

Featuring: David Millstone leading with music by Northern Spy (Carol Compton (piano, accordion, recorders), Bill Shepard (fiddle, foot percussion), Andy Stewart (fiddle), Rick Barrows (mandolin, mandola, tenor banjo), Mary Jo Slattery (guitar), Alan Graham (guitar, bones) and Thal Aylward (fiddle))

— Welcoming contradance for all. No partner needed.

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

Time: 8:00

Price: $10 (students $6; under 16 free - extra donations welcome

— Note: Clean, soft soled shoes required; bring potluck treats to share during the break.

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

Web: Facebook.com/norwichcontradance

Generic Schedule: second Saturdays Sep-Jun

This date (February 10, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Concord, MA: Mostly Waltz for Boston

— Sponsored by: Folk Arts Center of New England

Featuring: Diane Gonzales and Tom Roby leading

— An afternoon of (usually) live music for waltzing with occasional other couple dances. Lesson 2-3.

Venue: Concord Scout House: 74 Walden Street get a map

Time: 2:00-5:30

Price: $12, $10 FAC member, $6 Young Adult

— Note: Please bring soft soled shoes.

For more information: (781) 646-7861; (Email): de('mostlywaltzboston', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: facone.org/programs/mostly-waltz.html

Generic Schedule: Sundays Sep-May

This date (February 11, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Concord, NH: Concord NH English Dance

— Sponsored by: NH English Country Dance Society

— Note the MAP is WRONG NEW Venue: 41 WEST ST Concord. live music; no experience needed, all dances taught & called

Venue: West Street Ward House (West Street Ward House) : 41 West Street get a map

Time: 6:00 - 9:00

Price: $10

— Note: Note the MAP is WRONG NEW Venue: 41 WEST ST Concord. soft soled shoes requested

For more information: (603) 397-0042; (Email): de('info', 'ORG', 'NHECDS');

Web: www.nhecds.org

Generic Schedule: second Sundays Sep-Jun

This date (February 11, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Jamaica Plain, MA: Jamaica Plain GRF English Country Dance

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 (February 13, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

DG favorite Arlington Heights, MA: English Dance

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: Barbara Finney 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

— (Valentine’s Day 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 (February 14, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Friday, February 16, 2018

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 (February 16, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Lexington, MA: Roaring Jelly Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Roaring Jelly

Featuring: Tbd leading with music by Roaring Jelly (Bob Alessio (Fiddle), Jonathan Finger (Saxophone, Recorder, Mandolin), Karen Blaine (Fiddle), Marilyn Briggs (Guitar), Terrence Cassidy (Fiddle), Barbara Frishkopf (Fiddle), Deborah Gerstein (Piano), Karl Goedecke (Flute, Whistle), Joel J Gonzales (Guitar), Clifford Gordon (Accordion), Linda Gordon (Drum), Joe Griffin (Guitar), Len Katz (Banjo-uke), Esther Keaney (Baroque Flute, Recorder, Whistle), Paul Milde (Fiddle), Joan Motowylak (Fiddle), Philip Pitha (Accordion), Bruce Randall (Trombone, Whistles, Coconuts), Andrew Riffin (Bass), Al Sahin (Cello), Bob Solosko (Banjo, Whistles, Flute), Stuart R Soloway (Fiddle), Elizabeth Titus (Whistle, Flute), Greg Wade (Fiddle), Linda Wade (Whistle, Recorder), Judith Wong (Fiddle), Susan Elberger (Caller), Lois Somers (Fiddle), Carol Kycia (Clarinet, Fiddle), John Chambers (Accordion), Aram Hollman (Fiddle), Paul Lizotte (Fiddle), Leslie Fuller (Fiddle), Michael Pavan Michael Pavan (Fiddle and Mandolin))

— Traditional style contras

Venue: First Parish Church: 7 Harrington Road get a map

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

Price: $7 (children 12 and under free, Family limit $20.00)

— Note: Family-friendly

For more information: (781) 259-0753; (Email): de('gersteind', 'net', 'comcast');

Web: www.roaringjelly.org

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

This date (February 16, 2018 ) 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 (February 16, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

DG favorite Arlington Heights, MA: English Dance

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: Barbara Finney and Christine Robb 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 (February 21, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Friday, February 23, 2018

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 (February 23, 2018 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

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