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(between August 30, 2014  and  August 30, 2015)

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Boulder Creek, CA: Valley Of the Moon Scottish Fiddling School (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, August 22, 2014 — Saturday, August 30, 2014

Description: Dance, Scottish Fiddling , Guitar, Cello, Piano, Rhythm, Singing

Dance styles include: Scottish Dance

Venue: Camp Campbell get a map

Price: $850 adults, $750 children (age 4-11)

For more information: (415) 566-4355; (Email): de("vom", "net", "sonic");

Web: www.valleyofthemoon.org

(This event (festival #170) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Plymouth, MA: CDSS American Dance & Music Week at Pinewoods (39 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Saturday, August 23, 2014 — Saturday, August 30, 2014

— Sponsored by: Country Dance and Song Society

Description: A variety of social dance classes: Contras, Squares, Tango, Swing, Kerry Sets, as well as old-time and contra music classes

Dance styles include: Contra Square Dance

Note: Age 15 and up

Venue: Pinewoods Camp: 80 Cornish Field Rd get a map

Price: $875

For more information: (413) 203-5467; (Email): de("camp", "org", "cdss");

Web: www.cdss.org/camp

(This event (festival #517) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Fryeburg, ME: Mainewoods Dance Camp - Session 3 (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Sunday, August 24, 2014 — Saturday, August 30, 2014

Dance styles include: Balkan International Scottish Otherstyle Folk Dance

Venue: Indian Acres get a map

Price: $290

For more information: (517) 351-2158; (Email): de("info", "org", "mainewoodsdancecamp");

Web: www.mainewoodsdancecamp.org

(This event (festival #171) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Fryeburg, ME: Mainewoods Dance Camp (week #2) (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Sunday, August 24, 2014 — Saturday, August 30, 2014

Dance styles include: Balkan International Folk Dance

Venue: Indian Acres get a map

For more information: (Email): de("info", "org", "mainewoodsdancecamp");

Web: www.mainewoodsdancecamp.org

(This event (festival #1370) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Fryeburg, ME: (duplicate Of) Mainewoods Dance Camp - Session #2 (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Sunday, August 24, 2014 — Sunday, August 31, 2014

— Sponsored by: Mainewoods Dance Camp

Description: International folkdance classes and parties, ethnic theme days, talent shows; Zeljko-Croatian Sanna Longden-International Kay Munn-Scottish Susan Anderson, Carol and Bill Wadlinger-Int’l Folk Musicians

Dance styles include: Balkan International Folk Dance

Venue: Indian Acres get a map

Price: $500-$600

For more information: (973) 787-4614; (Email): de("info", "org", "mainewoodsdancecamp");

Web: www.mainewoodsdancecamp.org

(This event (festival #1888) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Hebron (Newfound Lake), NH: Swing Out New Hampshire (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 — Monday, September 1, 2014

Description: Lindy Hop Swing Dance Camp

Dance styles include: Swing Dance

Venue: Camp Wicosuta get a map

For more information: (415) 419-3536; (Email): de("info", "com", "swingoutnh");

Web: www.swingoutnh.com

(This event (festival #531) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Warwick, NY: Hora Keff Israeli Dance Camp (25 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 — Sunday, August 31, 2014

Dance styles include: Israeli Folk Dance

Venue: URJ Kutz Camp: 46 Bowen Road get a map

Price: $325-605

For more information: (516) 569-5333; (Email): de("info", "com", "keff");

Web: www.keff.com

(This event (festival #167) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Charlestown, RI: 17th Annual Rhythm and Roots Festival (17 th annual)

Multi-day event: Friday, August 29, 2014 — Sunday, August 31, 2014

— Sponsored by: Producer: Lagniappe Productions

Description: Features zydeco, creole and Cajun music and dance styles, with internationally acclaimed American Roots performers. Multiple dance floors: Main Stage and Dance pavilion. Dance pavilion features lessons in cajun, zydeco and swing, and evening fais do do on Sat and Sun nights.

Dance styles include: Cajun Contra Otherstyle Multiple_style Dance

Note: Family-friendly event, and camping is permitted!

Venue: Ninigret Park: 4890A Old Post Road get a map

Price: $Full Fest (non-camping): $135 pp Day Tickets $35 -$55. Kids under 12 free

For more information: (888) 855-6940; (Email): de("office", "com", "rhythmandroots");

Web: www.rhythmandroots.com

(This event (festival #177) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

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High View, WV: World Village Music and Dance Camp (21 st annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, August 29, 2014 — Monday, September 1, 2014

— Sponsored by: World Music and Dance Institute

Description: International and Scandinavian Dance Weekend with dance, music, and singing classes during the day and parties with live music each evening. Families welcome. Featuring Greek, Bulgarian, Scandinavian Dance, instrument, and singing classes with Joe Graziosi, Steve Kotansky, and Goran Olsson. Music by Karpouzi, Lyuti Chushki, and Loretta Kelley. Instrumental and singing classes let by Carl Linich (Georgian singing), Valery Georgiev,Stoyan Kostov, Spyros Koliavasilis and more

Dance styles include: Balkan International Scandinavian Folk Dance

Venue: Timber Ridge Camp (www.trcamps.com) : 1 White Mountain Rd get a map

Price: $200-400

For more information: (301) 466-3018; (Email): de("glen.echo", "com", "erols");

Web: www.dancingplanetproductions.com/dancecamp.htm

(This event (festival #532) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Julian, CA: Labor Day Dance Away (12 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, August 29, 2014 — Monday, September 1, 2014

— Sponsored by: California Dance Cooperative

Description: A long weekend of riotous dancing and jamming.

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Note: Pre-registration required.

Venue: Cedar Glen Camp: 743 Farmer Rd. get a map

Price: $305 early (Before 7/1) $345 after, Youth 3-17 $175, under 3 free

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

Web: www.caldancecoop.org/ldda

(This event (festival #1123) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Lac La Hache (100 Mile House), BC: Cariboo Contra Dance Weekend (13 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, August 29, 2014 — Sunday, August 31, 2014

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Venue: Pioneer Center get a map

Price: $30

For more information: (250) 392-2432; (Email): de("nmturner", "net", "telus");

Web: wmslk.squaredance.bc.ca

(This event (festival #823) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Nashville, TN: National Folk Festival (76 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, August 29, 2014 — Sunday, August 31, 2014

Description: zydeco, blues, Gaelic, polka, Cajun, bluegrass, fado music and more! . a variety of American culture through music, dance, traditional crafts, storytelling, and food.

Venue: Someplace near Nashville, TN get a map

For more information: (207) 992-2630; (Email): de("info", "com", "nationalfolkfestival");

Web: www.nationalfolkfestival.com

(This event (festival #530) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Rhododendron, OR: Northwest Passage Dance & Music Weekend (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, August 29, 2014 — Monday, September 1, 2014

— Sponsored by: Portland Country Dance Community

Description: In 2013: Contradance weekend on the slopes of Mt. Hood.

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Venue: Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp: Forest Service Road #39 get a map

Price: $310 per adult (Student and child discounts available)

For more information: (Email): de("info", "org", "NWPassageDanceCamp");

Web: www.NWPassageDancecamp.org

(This event (festival #653) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Saturday, August 30, 2014

Altamont, NY: Capital District Scottish Games (36 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Saturday, August 30, 2014 — Sunday, August 31, 2014

Description: Scottish dance, music, food spirits, games

Dance styles include: Scottish Dance

Venue: Altamont Fairground get a map

Price: $12

For more information:

Web: www.scotgames.com

(This event (festival #179) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Branford, CT: Contra Dance (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: New Haven Country Dancers

Venue: Branford Community Center: 46 Church St. get a map

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

Price: $10

For more information: (203) 776-1812; (Email): de("paul.mcguire", "edu", "yale");

Web: www.ctContra.com/nhcd

Generic Schedule: first, third & fifth Saturdays Sep-Jul

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Canterbury, NH: Kitchen Junket (Contra Dance) (unconfirmed)

Featuring: Dudley Laufman leading with music by Two Fiddles (Jacqueline Laufman (fiddle) and Dudley Laufman (fiddle))

Venue: Wind in the Timothy get a map

Time: 8

Price: $5

— Note: Bring instruments, snacks, flashlight.

For more information: (603) 783-4719; (Email): de("jdlaufman", "net", "comcast");

Web: www.laufman.org

Generic Schedule: fifth Saturdays (year round)

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Dallas, TX: North Texas Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: North Texas Traditional Dance Society

— American folk dancing, like the Virginia Reel, etc. No fancy footwork, so it is easy (and fun) enough for beginners to enjoy almost immediately. Casual dress.

Venue: First United Lutheran Church: 6202 Mockingbird Lane get a map

Time: 8-11 pm

Price: $9 non-members, $7 members, $5 students

— Note: All ages welcome, no partner needed, live music, no smoking or alcohol

For more information: (972) 546-8858; (Email): de("info", "org", "nttds");

Web: www.nttds.org

Generic Schedule: third & fifth Saturdays (year round)

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East Providence, RI: Swingin’ 88’s Monthly Dance (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: swingin 88s

— Monthly swing dance, all levels welcome, no partner necessary. East Coast, West Coast, Blues, Lindy with a sprinkling of cha-cha and waltz. Live music 3 times per year - admission varies.

Venue: Brightridge Club: Brightridge Ave and Warren Ave get a map

Time: 7-11:30

Price: $8; $6 student

For more information: (508) 222-2185; (Email): de("swingin88s", "com", "yahoo");

Web: www.swingin88s.com

Generic Schedule: last Saturdays Sep-Jun

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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: $7

For more information: (802) 387-5357;

Generic Schedule: last Saturdays Jan-Nov

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Fairbanks (50 Miles south), AK: Contra Borealis Dance Camp North (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Saturday, August 30, 2014 — Monday, September 1, 2014

Description: Friendly folks, intimate camp in beautiful Interior Alaska: Contras, squares, English, etc.

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Venue: Lost Lake Boy Scout Camp get a map

Price: $175 (plus $!5 membership)

For more information: (907) 457-8957; (Email): de("steinercynthia", "com", "yahoo");

Web: www.contraborealis.org

(This event (festival #534) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Fort Collins, CO: Friends of Traditional Dance (Contra Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Friends of Traditional Dance

— Contra Dance

Venue: Club Tico (in City Park): 1599 City Park Dr get a map

Time: 8-11:00 (7 lesson)

Price: $9

For more information: (970) 493-8277; (Email): de("FoTD", "org", "FoTD");

Web: www.fotd.org

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

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Lawrence, KS: Lawrence Barn Dance Association Contra Dances (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: The Lawrence Barn Dance Association

Featuring: Jerome Grisanti, Jim Macwilliams, Lisa Harris, Otis Watson and Terry Rouse leading with music by Dire Ducks (Rick Avery, Alice Boyle (fiddle), Robert Rosenberg (guitar)), Euphoria Stringband (Reggie, Ryan Harris, Danny Bishop, Bob Kogut), Fox On the Run (Jill Allen, Mark Franzke, Greg Allen), Three Bean Salad (Dayle Dryer Black, Michael Black and Mike Yoder) plus Jill Allen

— 3rd Saturdays beginner-friendly, 5th Saturdays advanced dances.

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

Time: 7:30

Price: $Adult $8, Student $3, under 16 $2

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

Web: www.lawrencecontradance.org

Generic Schedule: third & fifth Saturdays (year round)

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Margate, FL: International Dance (no dance today)

Venue: Margate Community Center get a map

Time: 1-3:30

For more information: (561) 393-8895; (Email): de("ira", "net", "copavision.comcastbiz");

Generic Schedule: Every Saturday Sep-May

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Merrimack, NH: Ballroom Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Paper Moon Dance Center

Featuring: music by Live Dj

Venue: Paper Moon Dance Center: 515 Daniel Webster Highway get a map

Time: (Lesson/workshop: 7:30pm) Dance 8:15-11:15pm

Price: $Free dance with lesson; lessons are $10 each

— Note: Beginners to advanced dancers, all ages, light refreshments, plenty of free parking

For more information: (603) 429-1100; (Email): de("info", "com", "papermoondance");

Web: www.papermoondance.com

Generic Schedule: fifth Saturdays (year round)

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DG favorite Montpelier, VT: Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Contradance Umbrella

Featuring: Mary Wesley leading with music by Maivish

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

Time: 8:00

Price: $9

— Note: Please bring a pair of clean, soft-soled shoes

For more information: (802) 744-2851; (Email): de("ttaska", "com", "pshift");

Web: capitalcitygrange.org/contradances

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

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New York, NY: Country Dance New York Contra Dance (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Country Dance New York Inc.

— Contra dance open to all

Venue: The Church of the Village: 201 W. 13th St — near 7th Ave. (enter on 13th St.) get a map

Time: 8 to 11 p.m. (beginners 7:30)

Price: $15; $12 students and members

— Note: Beginners class 7:30 - 8:00; soft-soled shoes

For more information: (212) 459-4080; (Email): de("info2", "org", "cdny");

Web: www.cdny.org

Generic Schedule: Every Saturday Sep-Jun

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Norfolk, VA: Contra Dance (no dance today)

Venue: St John Lutheran Church: 8918 Tidewater Dr. get a map

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

Price: $8

For more information: (757) 930-4253; (Email): de("norfolk", "com", "folkdancer");

Web: www.norfolk.folkdancer.com

Generic Schedule: third & fifth Saturdays Sep-Jun

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Pasadena (91107), CA: Special 5th Saturday Dance (Contra Dance) (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: California Dance Coop Los Angeles

Venue: Skandia Hall: 2031 E. Villa — (E. Villa & N Oak Ave) get a map

Time: Dance from 7:00pm - 11:00pm, No lesson beforehand

Price: $Admission at the door $15

— Note: This dance is for experienced dancers.

For more information: (626) 205-2044; (Email): de("thecontradancedude", "com", "yahoo");

Web: www.caldancecoop.org

Generic Schedule: fifth Saturdays Jan-Jan

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Plymouth, MA: Pinewoods Scottish Session II (61 st annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Saturday, August 30, 2014 — Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Description: Dancing, music playing workshops, parties, swimming.

Dance styles include: Scottish Dance

Venue: Pinewoods Camp: 80 Cornish Field Rd get a map

Price: $265

For more information: (781) 593-5949; (Email): de("scdpinewoods2009", "com", "gmail");

Web: www.rscdsboston.org

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Plymouth, MA: Labor Day Weekend at Pinewoods (72 nd annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Saturday, August 30, 2014 — Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Description: English and American dancing in the evening, daytime activities are camper-led.

Dance styles include: Contra English Dance

Note: Application deadline is July 15

Venue: Pinewoods Camp: 80 Cornish Field Rd get a map

Price: $170

For more information: (781) 334-6784; (Email): de("laborday", "org", "cds-boston");

Web: www.cds-boston.org

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Richland, WA: Tumbleweed Music Festival (18 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Saturday, August 30, 2014 — Sunday, August 31, 2014

Description: Free, family-oriented music at four outdoor stages on the banks of the Columbia River and an indoor dance floor and music and dance workshops in the Richland Community Center.

Dance styles include: Multiple_style Dance

Venue: Howard Amon Park and Richland Community Center get a map

Price: $Free!

For more information: (509) 528-2215; (Email): de("festival", "org", "3rfs");

Web: www.3rfs.org

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Sacramento, CA: Sacramento Country Dance Society (Contra Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Sacramento Country Dance Society

Venue: Coloma Community Ctr.: 4623 T. St. get a map

Time: 8:00 - 11:00 pm, Beginner Session 7:30 pm

Price: $10/adults; $8/college students w/ID; $5/high school students with ID; $25 maximum families

For more information: (916) 549-7093; (Email): de("sactoCDS", "com", "yahoo");

Web: www.sactocds.org

Generic Schedule: second, fourth & fifth Saturdays (year round)

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South Amherst, MA: South Amherst Paneurhythmy (International Dance) (unconfirmed)

— outdoor morning spiritual exercises

Venue: Mt Pollux Conservation Area: 1403 South East St. get a map

Time: 8 am (9 am March April)

Price: $free

— Note: weather permitting

For more information: (413) 774-2232; (Email): de("shlabuke", "com", "yahoo");

Generic Schedule: Every Saturday Mar-Sep

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Toronto, ON: Toronto Country Dancers (Contra and Square Dance) (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Toronto Country Dancers

— Mostly contras, some squares

Venue: St barnabas Church: 175 Hampton Ave. get a map

Time: 7:30 - 10:30, 7pm basics session

Price: $12, $10 Members & Students,$ 5 8-17 year

— Note: soft soled shoes, everybody welcome

For more information: (519) 763-2494; (Email): de("info", "org", "tcdance");

Web: www.tcdance.org

Generic Schedule: second, fourth & fifth Saturdays Sep-Jun

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Watertown, MA: Canadian American Club Dance (Otherstyle Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Canadian American club

— Canadian American Dance

Venue: Canadian American Dance: 202 Arlington St get a map

Time: 8:00pm

Price: $10.00

— Note: over 21

For more information: (617) 924-9827; (Email): de("canadianamericanclub", "com", "yahoo");

Web: www.canadianamericanclub.com

Generic Schedule: Every Saturday (year round)

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White Plains, NY: English Dance (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Country Dancers of Westchester

— English country dances, live music

Venue: Church In The Highlands: Bryant Ave and Grandview Ave. get a map

Time: 8

Price: $15

For more information: (Email): de("bhuppert", "com", "juno");

Web: sites.google.com/site/cdwestchester

Generic Schedule: first & fifth Saturdays Sep-May

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Sunday, August 31, 2014

Arlington, MA: Hungarian Dance Class (Otherstyle Dance) (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Forgas

— mostly Transylvanian Hungarian dance cycles

Venue: Church of our Saviour: 21 Marathon St. get a map

Time: 6:30-8:30

Price: $10

For more information: (781) 648-6887; (Email): de("gessel", "edu", "brandeis");

Web: people.brandeis.edu/~gessel/forgas

Generic Schedule: Every Sunday Sep-Jun

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Contra Dance Umbrella

Brattleboro, VT: Labor Day Dawn Dance (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Sunday, August 31, 2014 — Monday, September 1, 2014

Description: English (afternoon) Contra (all night)

Dance styles include: Contra English Dance

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

Price: $25

For more information: (802) 257-1571; (Email): de("marylea", "net", "sover");

Web: www.dawndance.org

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Brookline, MA: Scottish Dance (no dance today)

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

Time: 6:30-8:30

Price: $5

— Note: Attendance will be limited to the comfortable capacity of the hall. Reservations accepted

For more information: (617) 661-5899; (Email): de("rob.macintosh", "net", "verizon");

Generic Schedule: Every Sunday (not in Jun, Jul, Aug)

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Budd Lake, NJ: Scandinavian Fest (30 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Dance styles include: Scandinavian Folk Dance

Venue: Vasa Lake: Route 46 get a map

For more information: (610) 417-1483; (Email): de("info", "com", "thedancegypsy");

Web: www.scanfest.org

Date for 2014: Sunday, August 31

(This event (festival #743) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Clifton Park, NY: scottish country dancers (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: scottish country dancers

— scottish country dancing. RSCDS affiliated.

Venue: Newbitz House: 85 Mann Blvd get a map

Time: 6:45-9

Price: $No Charge

— Note: everyone welcome. singles welcome. please call or email ahead to confirm

For more information: (518) 383-6580; (Email): de("clubitz", "com", "nycap.rr");

Generic Schedule: Every Sunday (year round)

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Enfield, CT: North American Dance Academy (International, Swing and Tango) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: North American Dance Academy

— Every Sunday Latin Dance group lesson and social dance party

Venue: Pearl Ballroom: 127 Pearl St get a map

Time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Price: $12

— Note: See web site for full info on current classes

For more information: (860) 891-9001; (Email): de("dance", "com", "northamericandanceacademy");

Web: www.northamericandanceacademy.com

Generic Schedule: Every Sunday (year round)

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Enfield, CT: Weekly Sunday Social Dances, Latin night (Ballroom Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: North American Dance Academy

— Weekly Sunday Social Dance, Latin Night!

Venue: North American Dance Academy: 127 Pearl St get a map

Time: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Price: $10

— Note: BYOB, all levels welcome, no partner necessary, beautiful ballroom, good music, light refreshments

For more information: (860) 891-9001; (Email): de("dance", "com", "NorthAmericanDanceAcademy");

Web: www.northamericandanceacademy.com

Generic Schedule: Every Sunday (year round)

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Leominster, MA: Swingin Sunday’s (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Dance 2 Swing

— Swingin Sunday’s Dance2Swing

Venue: Leominster Elks: 134 N. Main St. get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 6:30) Dance: 7:30

Price: $12

— Note: Group Dance Lesson and Live Bands every Sunday

For more information: (978) 263-7220; (Email): de("dance2swing", "net", "comcast");

Web: www.dance2swing.com

Generic Schedule: Every Sunday (year round)

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Manchester, NH: Sunday Night Ballroom Dance Socials (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Queen City Ballroom

— beginner-friendly with mixer dances and light refreshments

Venue: Queen City Ballroom Dance Studio: 21 Dow St — second floor above the Sanel Company get a map

Time: Dance 6:00 to 9:00 pm. Pre-dance lesson 5:00 to 5:45 pm (free with paid admission)

Price: $10 per person. Free admission for first timers

— Note: Please bring a change of shoes to protect the dance floor.

For more information: (603) 622-1500; (Email): de("karen", "com", "queencityballroomnh");

Web: www.queencityballroomnh.com

Generic Schedule: Every Sunday (year round)

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Randolph, VT: New World Festival (22 nd annual) (unconfirmed)

Description: all-day, all-weather festival of Celtic and French Canadian music and dance performed on five stages simultaneously

Dance styles include: Contra International Folk Dance

Venue: Chandler Music Hall (plus nearby venues) get a map

Price: $25

For more information: (802) 889-3246; (Email): de("happyhearts", "com", "innevi");

Web: www.newworldfestival.com

Date for 2014: Sunday, August 31

(This event (festival #181) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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San Diego, CA: San Diego English Country Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: San Diego ECD

— English Country for all. Dances are taught & called. No partner necessary.

Venue: Rancho Bernardo: 16955 Bernardo Oaks Dr get a map

Time: 6 - 9 pm

Price: $6 to $10 for special bands & callers

— Note: Beginners welcome

For more information: (858) 273-4174; (Email): de("rich_cosgrove", "com", "hotmail");

Web: sdecd.org

Generic Schedule: Every Sunday (year round)

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Contra Dance Umbrella
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Monday, September 1, 2014

Belfast, ME: Scottish and (lessons) Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Penobscot Bay Scottish Country Dancers

Featuring: music by Recorded Music

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

Time: 7:30-9:30

Price: $3

For more information: (207) 722-3139; (Email): de(" zephyrhill", "net", "gwi");

Generic Schedule: Every Monday (year round)

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Brookline, MA: Israeli and Folk Dance (unconfirmed)

Featuring: Raphael Gottesman and Ronnie Efrat leading

Venue: Congregation Kehillath Israel: 384 Harvard St THIS MAP IS WRONG! get a map

Time: 8-12:00

Price: $5 (Students: $3)

For more information: (617) 547-5060, (978) 302-3641; (Email): de("dance", "com", "rrdance");

Web: www.rrdance.com

Generic Schedule: Every Monday (year round)

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Charlotte, NC: Charlotte Country Dancers (Contra Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Charlotte Country Dancers

— Families, couples and singles welcome. Great wood floor!

Venue: Chantilly: 2101 Shenandoah Avenue get a map

Time: 7:30pm lesson, 8:00 -10:30 pm dance

Price: $8 adults, $6 students

For more information: (Email): de("sandybrandusa", "com", "yahoo");

Web: www.charlottedancegypsies.org/cdg/Meltdowns/meltdownHomepage.htm

Generic Schedule: Every Monday (year round)

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Chicago, IL: Chicago Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Chicago Barn Dance Company

Venue: Northwest Side: 4626 N Knox Ave get a map

Time: 7-9:30 pm.

Price: $7/$5 students and seniors

— Note: Rotates between two venues. Please confirm venue on our web site!

For more information: (224) 534-9173; (Email): de("info", "com", "ChicagoBarnDance");

Web: www.chicagobarndance.com

Generic Schedule: Every Monday (year round)

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Concord, MA: Monday Contras (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: MondayContras Committee

— Contras plus Squares, Waltzes, etc. Performers detail at MondayContras.com, if not shown here.

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

Time: 7:30-10:30

Price: $8; 22 & under $5; all $3 after 9pm. 30 & under: 50% off next dance coupon w/full admission

— Note: Please bring a clean pair of soft-soled shoes to change into upon entry for dancing.

For more information: (978) 369-1232; (Email): de("simitopaz", "net", "comcast");

Web: MondayContras.com

Generic Schedule: Every Monday (year round)

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Evanston, IL: Evanston Monday Night Folk Dance (Balkan, International and Multiple_style Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Evanston

— 7:30-9:00 pm Teaching, easier dances; Occasional workshops live music

Venue: Lake Street Church of Evanston: 607 Lake Street get a map

Time: 7:30-10:30 pm

Price: $5

For more information: (Email): de("emnfdancers", "com", "gmail");

Web: www.evanstonfolkdance.org

Generic Schedule: Every Monday (year round)

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Knoxville, TN: Knoxville Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Knoxville Contra Dance

— Contra dance to live music with waltzing at the break.

Venue: The Laurel Theater: 1538 Laurel Ave — (corner of Laurel & 16th St) get a map

Time: 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Price: $7 ($3 for students)

— Note: First time visitors receive a get-in-free card for next time.

For more information: (Email): de("kcdwebmaster", "com", "yahoo");

Web: www.knoxvillecontradance.org

Generic Schedule: Every Monday (year round)

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Louisville, KY: Louisville Country Dancers (Contra Dance) (unconfirmed)

Venue: Church of the Advent: 901 Baxter Avenue get a map

Time: 8:00 pm

Price: $Varies by age & band

— Note: FREE introductory lesson at &:30 pm -- Please wear soft soled shoes

For more information: (502) 418-0237; (Email): de("Naresh.Keswani", "us", "Jefferson.kyschools");

Web: www.louisvillecontradancers.org

Generic Schedule: Every Monday (year round)

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Louisville, KY: Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Louisville Country Dancers

— We dance every Monday. in addition, the 1st Friday AND the 3rd Saturday of the month.

Venue: Church of the Advent: 901 Baxter Avenue get a map

Time: Beginners lesson at 7:30. Dance begins at 8.

Price: $Gen. Adm. $7. Member discount $1

— Note: The beginners lesson begins at 7:30. and dancing at 8pm.

For more information: (502) 418-0237; (Email): de("Naresh.Keswani", "us", "Jefferson.kyschools");

Web: www.louisvillecontradancers.org

Generic Schedule: Every Monday (year round)

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DG favorite Peterborough, NH: Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Monadnock Folklore Society

Featuring: Don Primrose, (DG supporter) Lisa Sieverts, Rich Hart and Rickey Holt leading with music by Gordon Peery (piano Guitar), Harvey Tolman (fiddle), Lloyd Carr (piano), Matt Garland, Perin Ellsworth-Heller, Richard Backes (guitar), Roger Treat (fiddle) and Tad Dreis

— We always have cookies!

Venue: Peterborough Community Center: 25 Elm Street get a map

Time: 8:00-10:30

Price: $3

For more information: (603) 762-0235; (Email): de("lsievert", "com", "yahoo");

Web: www.monadnockfolk.org

Generic Schedule: Every Monday (year round)

This date (September 1, 2014 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Portland, ME: annes dance (Swing Dance)

— Sponsored by: West Coast Swing Portland

— West Coast Swing with Anne Fleming, great instruction, fun people, awesome floor

Venue: Riverton: 512 Warren Avenue get a map

Time: 6:30 Beginner, 7:15 Intermediate, 8:00 advanced West Coast Swing

Price: $15 all Night, dance included in Lesson cost

— Note: no partner needed, cash bar, great parking

For more information: (Email): de("annedfleming1", "com", "gmail");

Web: www.annedfleming.com

Generic Schedule: Every Monday (year round)

This date (September 1, 2014 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Watertown, MA: Cambridge Class Scottish Dancing (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Royal Scottish Country Dance Society

— Beginner friendly Scottish Country Dancing with teaching and live music every week

Venue: Canadian American Club: 202 Arlington Street get a map

Time: 7:45-10:15

Price: $8 (students $4)

— Note: Please bring soft soled shoes

For more information: (Email): de("CambridgeClass", "org", "rscdsboston");

Web: www.rscdsboston.org/classes-camb.html

Generic Schedule: Every Monday (year round)

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Wyoming, OH: Cincinnati Contra Dancers Monday (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Cincinnati Contra Dancers

— Monday night contra dance.

Venue: Center for the Arts, Wyoming: 322 Wyoming Ave get a map

Time: 8:00pm -10:00pm

Price: $4.00

— Note: Lessons at 7:30.Please bring soft soled shoes.

For more information: (513) 681-4768; (Email): de("cincinnaticontradance", "com", "gmail");

Web: www.cincinnaticontradance.org

Generic Schedule: Every Monday (year round)

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Boston, MA: Folk Dancing By the Fountain (International Dance) (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Folk Arts Center of New England

Venue: Outdoors in Copley Square: Clarendon St and Boylston St. get a map

Time: 7:30-9:30

Price: $Free

— Note: Weather permitting; cancellations decided by 5:00

For more information: (781) 438-4389; (Email): de("fac", "org", "facone");

Web: www.facone.org

Generic Schedule: Every Tuesday Jul-Aug

(This cancellation believed correct by the Dance Gypsy;

Brattleboro, VT: Shall We Dance So. VT (Ballroom Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Shall We Dance So. VT

— Four and Five week series focusing on one dance style.

Venue: The Church: Main Street and Grove Street get a map

Time: 7-8:30pm

Price: $50/5 weeks; $12 drop-in

— Note: Beginners and intermediate. Carry dance shoes, please.

For more information: (802) 348-6671; (Email): de("ray", "org", "letsdancesovt");

Web: www.shallwedance.biz

Generic Schedule: Every Tuesday (year round)

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Brattleboro, VT: Brattleboro Tango Class & Practica (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Brattleboro Tango Community

— Brattleboro Tango: Class & Practice: a congenial place to practice Argentine Tango

Venue: The Gathering Place: 30 Terrace Street get a map

Time: 7:00 pm - ?

Price: $10 both; $5 practica only

— Note: Class at 7, Practica at 8. All levels. Newcomers and visitors are welcome to participate or watch.

For more information: (603) 756-3104; (Email): de("sally.brat.tango", "com", "gmail");

Web: brattleborotango.org

Generic Schedule: Every Tuesday (year round)

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Cambridge, MA: contradanceforallatMIT (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Folk Dance Club

— Traditional Contras and Squares

Venue: Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Highway 2 get a map

Time: 8:00-10:30 pm

Price: $0.00-10.00

— Note: Students and Public Welcome

For more information: (617) 354-0864; (Email): de("acowan3", "com", "yahoo");

Web: web.mit.edu/fdc/contra.html

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

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Clemmons, NC: Winston-Salem Clemmons Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Fiddle & Bow Country Dancers

— Contras and squares to live traditional string music

Venue: Clemmons Civic Club: 2870 Middlebrook Dr get a map

Time: 8:00 - 10:30

Price: $7.00/$5.00 students

— Note: Everyone welcome. Newcomers lesson at 7:30. Bring clean shoes.

For more information:

Web: feetretreat.com

Generic Schedule: Every Tuesday (year round)

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Decatur, GA: Tuesday Night Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Chattahoochee Country Dancers

— 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) 307-3444; (Email): de("thatrobharper", "com", "gmail");

Web: www.contradance.org

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

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Fayetteville, AR: International Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Fayetteville International Folk Dancers

Featuring: music by Harold Watson

Venue: Trinity United Methodist Church: 1021 W. Sycamore — Intersection of Sycamore and Garland get a map

Time: 7-9:00

Price: $3.00

For more information: (479) 756-3298; (Email): de("hwatson", "org", "fifd");

Web: www.fifd.org

Generic Schedule: Every Tuesday (year round)

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Harwich, MA: Folk Dancers of Cape Cod (Balkan, International and Israeli Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Cape Cod Folkdance

— International Folk Dancing by Request

Venue: Masjah Center: 181 Rte 137 get a map

Time: 7pm to 9pm

Price: $5

— Note: formerly known as Wellfleet Folkdancers

For more information: (508) 237-2650; (Email): de("balkindanser", "com", "gmail");

Web: folkdancersofcapecod.weebly.com

Generic Schedule: Every Tuesday (year round)

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New York, NY: English country dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Country Dance New York Inc.

— English country dancing for all with live music

Venue: The Church of the Village: 201 W. 13th St — near 7th Ave. (enter on 13th St.) get a map

Time: 7:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Price: $15; $12 students and members

— Note: Beginning and skills classes 7 - 7:30, general 7:30-10:00. Soft-soled shoes.

For more information: (212) 459-4080; (Email): de("info2", "org", "cdny");

Web: www.cdny.org

Generic Schedule: Every Tuesday Sep-Jun

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Santa Barbara, CA: Country Dances of England in Santa Barbara (English Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Santa Barbara Country Dance Society

Venue: First Presbyterian Church: 21 E Constance Ave get a map

Time: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Price: $4

For more information: (805) 699-5101; (Email): de("tdg-garyes", "com", "sneakemail");

Web: www.sbcds.org/ecd

Generic Schedule: Every Tuesday (year round)

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Albany, NY: African Dance Vermont (International and Otherstyle Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: African Dance Vermont

— African Dance classes with a rotation of teachers

Venue: St Teresa Social Center: New Scotland Ave and Hollywood Ave. get a map

Time: 7:00 to 8:30 pm

Price: $sliding scale $12-15

— Note: All levels welcome. Wear clothes that you can move in and bring a water bottle

For more information: (802) 258-6475; (Email): de("africandancevt", "com", "gmail");

Web: www.africandancevt.com

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday (year round)

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Contra Dance Umbrella

Amherst, MA: Downtown Amherst Contradance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Amherst Area Contras

— Exciting, new contra dance 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, 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("will", "com", "dedicationtechnologies");

Web: amherstcontra.org

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

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DG favorite Arlington Heights, MA: English Dance

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: Cavalcade of Callers 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

— (Opening 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 (September 3, 2014 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Austin, TX: Austin Barn Dancers (Contra Dance) (unconfirmed)

Featuring: Dale Rempert leading with music by Local On Call Orchestra (LOCO)

Venue: Hancock Rec. Center: 811 E 41st — corner of Red River get a map

Time: 7:30 - 10:00

Price: $free

— Note: Hospitality available if you know you’ll be in our area

For more information: (512) 453-4225; (Email): de("drempert", "com", "ix.netcom");

Web: www.AustinBarnDancers.org

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday (year round)

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Brattleboro, VT: African Dance (Otherstyle Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: African Dance Vermont

— West African dance for all levels, with live drumming

Venue: The Church: Main Street and Grove Street get a map

Time: 7-8:30

Price: $sliding scale $12-15

— Note: wear clothes that you can move in and bring a water bottle

For more information: (802) 258-6475; (Email): de("africandancevt", "com", "gmail");

Web: www.africandancevt.com

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday (year round)

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Fairlee, VT: Scottish Country Dance Class (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Reel & Strathspey Society of Fairlee, VT (RSCDS Boston B

Featuring: Gary Apfel leading

— Scottish Country Dance. All dances taught. No partner necessary. Beginners welcome.

Venue: Fairlee Town Hall: 75 Town Common Road get a map

Time: 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Price: $3 (First time free)

— Note: always confirm first

For more information: (802) 439-3459; (Email): de("FairleeClass", "org", "rscdsboston");

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday Sep-Jun

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Framingham, MA: Framingham Folk Dancers (International Dance) (unconfirmed)

Featuring: Dan Pearl and Judith Stames-Hamilton leading with music by Jo Crawford and Lynne Janbergs

— “Exploring the world three minutes at a time”

Venue: Edward’s Church Parish Hall: 39 Edwards St. get a map

Time: 7:30-10:00

Price: $5 (first time free)

— Note: Please bring soft-soled shoes that you use just for dancing

For more information: (978) 897-7549; (Email): de("joe", "com", "duxsys");

Web: www.duxburysystems.com/ffd

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday Sep-Jun

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Contra Dance Umbrella

Metairie, LA: Muggivan School of Irish Dance (Celtic and International Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Muggivan School of Irish Dance

— Irish Dance Lessons

Venue: Muggovian School of Irish Dance: 901 Veterans Blvd. — Suite 205 get a map

Time: Call or Email for Class Schedules

— Note: **New Holiday Workshops in Slidell, La!

For more information: (504) 259-7315; (Email): de("irishdancenorthshore", "com", "gmail");

Web: www.irishdancela.com

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday (year round)

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Midrand, GP: Group & Social (Ballroom and other Ballroom Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Rhythm Divine Dancing

— Everyone Welome

Venue: Crescent Heights centre: Old Pretoria Main Rd get a map

Time: 20:00-22:00

Price: $Free

— Note: Teaching you to Dance - One Step at a Time!

For more information: (074) 173-0864; (Email): de("rhythmdivinedancing", "com", "gmail");

Web: www.facebook.com/RhythmDivineDancing

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday (year round)

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Montpelier, VT: Montpelier Scottish Country Dancers (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Montpelier Parks and Recreation

Featuring: (DG supporter) Martha Kent leading

— Scottish Country Dancing, mixed level. Register through Montpelier Parks and Recreation or drop in.

Venue: Union School: 1 Park Ave get a map

Time: 7-9:00

Price: $5 - $7.50

— Note: soft soled shoes please, call first as we skip a week sometimes

For more information: (802) 879-7618; (Email): de("mdkent", "net", "comcast");

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday Sep-May

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Nashua, NH: Scottish Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: RSCDS, Boston Branch

Featuring: Loren Wright leading

Venue: Church of the Good Shepherd: 214 Main St. get a map

Time: 7-9:00

Price: $3

— Note: no partner necessary; beginners welcome; soft-soled shoes

For more information: (603) 891-2331; (Email): de("nashuascd", "net", "comcast");

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday (year round)

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Princeton (08540), NJ: Princeton Country Dancers Wednesday Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Princeton Country Dancers

— Varied contras for all levels.

Venue: Suzanne Patterson Center (Monument Dr) : 45 Stockton St — Behind Borough Hall get a map

Time: 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Price: $8

— Note: Please bring clean soft-soled shoes to wear while dancing.

For more information: (609) 844-0459; (Email): de("pcdinfo", "com", "aol");

Web: www.princetoncountrydancers.org

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday (year round)

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Utica, MI: Tango (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Atd

— We are a warm, friendly and very enthusiastic community of dancers located in the Detroit Metropolitan area. Whether you are beginning or advanced, we welcome you to come join us. Group classes and

Venue: Tango Suave Studio: 7758 Auburn Road get a map

Time: 7:00

Price: $15

— Note: none

For more information: (586) 254-0560; (Email): de("lori", "com", "argentinetangodetroit");

Web: www.argentinetangodetroit.com

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday (year round)

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DG favorite West Newton, MA: English Dancing & Ice Cream Social Summer Series (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

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

Time: 7:30-10:30

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

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

Web: www.cds-boston.org

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday Jul-Aug

(This cancellation believed correct by the Dance Gypsy;

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Bethesda, MD: Glen Echo Folkdancers (Balkan and International Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Glen Echo Folkdancers

— friendly, inviting group, all skill levels, high energy

Venue: Church of the Redeemer: 6201 Dunrobbin Drive (near MacArthur Blvd get a map

Time: 7:30-10:45

Price: $7

For more information: (301) 466-3018; (Email): de("dancingplanet", "com", "erols");

Web: www.dancingplanetproductions.com

Generic Schedule: Every Thursday (year round)

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Contra Dance Umbrella

Concord, MA: Thursday Contras at the Scout House

— Sponsored by: Neffa

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

Time: 7:30-10:30

Price: $8 ($5 age 22 and under)

— Note: Bring clean, non-marking shoes. Only service animals allowed in the hall

For more information: (617) 299-1590; (Email): de("thursdaycontras", "org", "neffa");

Web: www.ThursdayContras.com

Generic Schedule: Every Thursday (year round)

This date (September 4, 2014 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Dover, NH: First Thursday Contras & Squares

— Sponsored by: Lamprey River Band

Featuring: (DG supporter) Peter Yarensky and Sarah Mason leading with music by Lamprey River Band ((DG supporter) Peter Yarensky (hammered dulcimer), Sarah Mason (pennywhistle), Burt Feintuch (fiddle), Sarah Hydorn (flute) and Steve Panish (fiddle)) plus Bill Zecker (piano), Burt Feintuch (fiddle), Sarah Hydorn (flute) and Steve Panish (fiddle)

— Contras & Squares with the Lamprey River Band

Venue: Dover Town Hall: 288 Central Avenue get a map

Time: 8:00-10:30

Price: $7; students $5

— Note: soft soled shoes only; guest callers & musicians invited

For more information: (603) 664-2513; (Email): de("peter.yarensky", "edu", "unh");

Web: nhcountrydance.com

Generic Schedule: first Thursdays (year round)

This date (September 4, 2014 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Northampton, MA: Scottish Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: RSCDS Boston Branch

— Scottish Country Dancing

Venue: 1st Churches: 129 Main St. — use Center St. entrance (across from the Iron Horse) get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7-8:30) Dance: 8:45-9:30, social dance last Thursday of the month

Price: $5.00

— Note: Please wear soft soled shoes

For more information: (413) 527-3407;

Generic Schedule: Every Thursday Sep-May

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Ottawa, ON: International Folk Dancers of Ottawa (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: International Folk Dancers of Ottawa

— weekly dances, occasional workshops and parties

Venue: Centretown - Downtown: 320 Jack Purcell Lane get a map

Time: 7:10- 10:30

Price: $85/year membership, $7/night non-members

For more information: (613) 729-1515; (Email): de("susan", "ca", "ifdo");

Web: www.ifdo.ca

Generic Schedule: Every Thursday (year round)

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Rochester, NY: CDR Contra dances (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Country Dancers of Rochester

— Contras and squares

Venue: Covenant United Methodist Church: 1124 Culver Rd get a map

Time: 8-11:00

Price: $8 ($7 student or members)

— Note: All dances taught, clean shoes

For more information: (Email): de("questions", "org", "cdrochester");

Web: www.CDRochester.org

Generic Schedule: Every Thursday (year round)

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South Bend, IN: South Bend Swing Lab (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: South Bend Swing Lab

— Michiana’s First Swing and Lindy Hop Community

Venue: Merriman’s Playhouse: 1215 Mishawaka Ave get a map

Time: Lesson 7-8 PM, Open Dance 8-10 PM

Price: $Lesson and Dance: $10 Regular $5 for Students Just the Dance: $5 Regular, $3 Students

— Note: Suggested $1 donation for bottled water. Water proceeds go to Merriman’s Playhouse.

For more information: (Email): de("sbswinglab", "com", "gmail");

Web: sbswinglab.wordpress.com

Generic Schedule: Every Thursday (year round)

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Watertown, MA: Watertown, MA: International Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Folk Arts Center of New England

— Experienced-level teaching and request dancing.

Venue: First Parish of Watertown,: 35 Church Street get a map

Time: 8:15-10:45

Price: $9

For more information: (781) 643-2386; (Email): de("fac", "org", "facone");

Web: www.facone.org/programs/thursdaydance.html

Generic Schedule: Every Thursday (year round)

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West Hurley, NY: Isabel Miller (Balkan, International and Israeli Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Isabel Miller

Featuring: music by The Pamelech Klezmer Orkestra plus Karen Whitman, Paprikash, Rick Pantell and Special Occasional Guests

— Traditional International Folk Dance Class

Venue: 28 West Gym: Route 28 get a map

Time: 7:00 - 8:30 pm

Price: $10, $5

— Note: Beginners - Advanced, All Welcome, Partners not needed

For more information: (845) 706-3024; (Email): de("isabelmlmt", "com", "yahoo");

Generic Schedule: Every Thursday Aug-Dec

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White Plains, NY: English Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Country Dancers of Westchester

Featuring: music by Leah Barkan (piano), Mark Eisenberg (recorder), Stewart Dean (concertina) and Sue Polansky (clarinet)

Venue: Church In The Highlands: Bryant Ave and Grandview Ave. get a map

Time: 7:30-10:00

Price: $9

For more information: (914) 693-5577; (Email): de("bhuppert", "com", "juno");

Web: sites.google.com/site/cdwestchester

Generic Schedule: Every Thursday Sep-May

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Woodbridge, CT: Israeli and Folk Dance (unconfirmed)

Venue: Jewish Community Center of Greater New Haven: 360 Amity Road (route 63) get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 8) Dance: 9:00

Price: $5

For more information: 860 985-7550; (Email): de("yossi", "com", "hilulim");

Generic Schedule: Every Thursday (year round)

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Woodstock, NY: Isabel Miller (Balkan, International and Israeli Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Friendly Informal Sessions include lesson, review, & request dancing

Venue: Colony Cafe: Rock City Road get a map

Time: 7:00 - 8:30 Refreshments Available

Price: $10 adults, $5 kids (under 13)

— Note: Beginners - Advanced, All Welcome, Partners not needed

For more information: (845) 706-3024; (Email): de("isabelmlmt", "com", "yahoo");

Generic Schedule: Every Thursday May-Nov

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Friday, September 5, 2014

Albany, NY: Albany First Friday Capital Swing Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Dance Flurry Organization

— Swing dance to an extraordinary live band every month

Venue: Albany Elks Lodge,: 25 South Allen St., get a map

Time: (Lesson 7:30pm), Dance 8:30-11:30pm

Price: $15/$12(DFO members)/$10(students, seniors)

— Note: Great dance for beginners. 7:30pm Lesson. Map, other info at website. Softsoled shoes-no spike heels

For more information: (518) 292-0133; (Email): de("jdolen", "net", "att");

Web: www.danceflurry.org/new/capitalswing.html

Generic Schedule: first Fridays (year round)

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Amherst, MA: International Dance

— Sponsored by: Amherst International Folkdancing

Featuring: music by Kolev Family Ensemble

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

— (Special Event! Dance party with the Kolev Family Ensemble) —

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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Amherst, NH: Merrimack Ballroom, Latin, Swing Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Paper Moon Dance Center

— a great mix of music, over 5,000 sq. feet of floating solid maple flooring!

Venue: Kathy Blake Dance Studios: 3 Northern Blvd get a map

Time: (Lesson/Workshop 7:30pm) Dance 8:15-11:15pm

Price: $Free dance with $10 lesson

— Note: Beginners to advanced dancers, all ages, light refreshments, plenty of free parking

For more information: (603) 429-1100; (Email): de("info", "com", "papermoondance");

Web: www.papermoondance.com

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

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Austin, TX: 1st Friday Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Traditionaal Austin Area Dance Association

Venue: West Gate Shopping Center: 4544 South Lamar Boulevard get a map

Time: 7:30 Pm

Price: $9

— Note: across the hightway from West Gate Center, at Balance Dance Studios, Bldg 200

For more information: (512) 453-8936; (Email): de("info", "org", "austincontradance");

Web: www.taada.info

Generic Schedule: first Fridays (year round)

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Belfast, ME: Belfast Flying Shoes Dance Series (Contra Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Belfast Flying Shoes

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

Time: 6:30 community dance; 8:00 contra

Price: $community dance:$2adults/$1kids; contradance:$10 for 21+, $7 for 13-20, $4 kids

For more information: (207) 338-0979; (Email): de("belfastflyingshoes", "com", "gmail");

Web: www.belfastflyingshoes.org

Generic Schedule: first Fridays (year round)

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Bennington, VT: Bennington Community Contradance

— Sponsored by: Bennington Community Contradance

Featuring: music by David Kaynor (fiddle), George Wilson (fiddle) and Selma Kaplan (piano)

Venue: One World Conservation Center (former HoJo) : 413 U.s. 7 — 1.2 miles south of the 4 corners get a map

Time: 7:30 - 10:30

Price: $10

— Note: All welcome, no partner necessary

For more information: (802) 447-2173; (Email): de("info", "org", "benningtondance");

Web: www.benningtondance.org

Generic Schedule: first Fridays Sep-Jul

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Brattleboro, VT: Brattleboro Ballroom (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: “Shall We Dance?”

— Social Ballroom & Latin dance with lesson.

Venue: The Church: Main Street and Grove Street get a map

Time: Tue. class, 6:30pm; Fri. class & dance, 7-10pm

Price: $Tue. $10; Fri. $8

— Note: Please carry your dance shoes

For more information: (802) 579-9990; (Email): de("ray", "biz", "shallwedance");

Web: www.shallwedance.biz

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

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DG favorite Brookline, MA: First Friday Experienced English Country Dance (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

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

Time: 8-11:00

Price: $10 (CDS Members $8)

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

Web: www.cds-boston.org

Generic Schedule: first Fridays Oct-May

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Brunswick (Brunswick), ME: Folk Dance Brunswick (Balkan and other International Folk Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Folk Dance Brunswick

— World music and dance from the Balkans, Israel, Western Europe, and around the globe.

Venue: People Plus: 35 Union Street get a map

Time: 6:30-9:00 p.m.

Price: $8 ($5 for students, seniors)

— Note: Great fun, good exercise. Many dances are taught. No partner needed.

For more information: (207) 200-7577; (Email): de("brennan.mk", "com", "gmail");

Web: www.folkdancebrunswick.com

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

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Buena Vista, VA: Rockbridge Mountain Music and Dance Festival (28 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, September 5, 2014 — Saturday, September 6, 2014

Description: Not your usual festival --no contest , no fancy line-up , no crowds. But if you love dancing and old-time music in a mellow setting, it’s the one for you.

Venue: Glen Maury Park get a map

For more information: (540) 463-5214; (Email): de("williams", "net", "rockbridge");

Web: www.rockbridgefestival.org

(This event (festival #685) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Atlanta, GA: Friday Night Contra (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Chattahoochee Country Dancers

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

Time: Lessons at 7:30p. Dance at 8:00p.

Price: $8/$9. Students 2-for-1

For more information: (404) 307-3444; (Email): de("thatrobharper", "com", "gmail");

Web: www.contradance.org

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

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Colchester, VT: Burlington Country Dancers (English Dance) (unconfirmed)

Featuring: (DG supporter) Martha Kent, Val Medve and Wendy Gilchrist leading

— First half hour, choose beginner-basics workshop or experienced dancer workshop

Venue: Elley-Long Music Center: 223 Ethan Allen Ave. get a map

Time: 7:00-9:30

Price: $10 ($8 under 30 years old)

For more information: (802) 899-2378; (Email): de("valandtom", "net", "myfairpoint");

Web: burlingtoncountrydancers.org

Generic Schedule: first & third Fridays Sep-May

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DG favorite Concord, MA: Challenging Contradance Series (unconfirmed)

— challenging, advanced contras

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

Time: 8-11:00

Price: $10 (Under 21: $8)

— Note: For experienced and adventurous dancers. Soft soled shoes. please.

For more information: (978) 779-6077; (Email): de("laleaf", "com", "yahoo");

Web: www.tiac.net/~mabaker/challenging-contras.html

Generic Schedule: first Fridays Sep-May

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Cooperstown, NY: Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: The Otsego Dance Society

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

Time: 8-11:00+

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

— Note: no partner or experience necessary

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

Web: otsegodancesociety.blogspot.com

Generic Schedule: first Fridays Sep-Jun

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Goldendale, WA: Simcoe Mountain Music and Dance Camp (15 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, September 5, 2014 — Sunday, September 7, 2014

— Sponsored by: Mid Columbia Folklore Society

Description: Informal jamming and participant-organized workshops

Dance styles include: Contra Square Dance

Note: Advance registration required

Venue: Brooks Memorial State Park get a map

Price: $70 adults, $45 under 16

For more information: (509) 773-4277; (Email): de("3southworth", "net", "gorge");

Web: community.gorge.net/mcfs/simcoe.htm

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Greenfield, MA: Moving Violations Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Org-139

Featuring: music by The Moving Violations (Becky Ashenden (piano, accordion), Chuck Corman (bass, guitar and dumbek), Ron Grosslein (fiddle, mandolin) and Van Kaynor (fiddle)) plus Eric Eid-Reiner -piano and Eric Eidreiner (piano)

Venue: Guiding Star Grange: 401 Chapman Street get a map

Time: swedish couples dancing 8-8:30; contra: 8:30-11:30

Price: $10 general, $8 students/low income

For more information: (413) 549-1913; (Email): de("van", "com", "themovingviolations");

Web: www.themovingviolations.com

Generic Schedule: first Fridays (year round)

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Greenfield, MA: Greenfield Mostly Waltz (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Friends of the Guiding Star Grange

Featuring: music by Recorded Music

— Couple dances, mostly waltzes, live music

Venue: Guiding Star Grange: 401 Chapman Street get a map

Time: 7:00-10:30

Price: $10

— Note: Bring soft-soled shoes

For more information: (Email): de("rmwyatt", "net", "comcast");

Generic Schedule: first Fridays (year round)

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High View, WV: Footfall Dance Weekend (8 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, September 5, 2014 — Sunday, September 7, 2014

Description: Contras, squares, waltz & English; workshops include Dutch Crossing, Cajun, odd-count waltz, Hambo, singing and much more. Beautiful swimming pool!

Dance styles include: Contra English Square Waltz Otherstyle Dance

Note: Minimum age 14, advance registration for full weekend required

Venue: Timber Ridge Camp (www.trcamps.com) : 1 White Mountain Rd get a map

Price: $230 adult, $175 age 14-25

For more information: (Email): de("footfallregistration", "com", "footfalldance");

Web: footfalldance.com

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Huntingdon (north of town), PA: Greenwood Furnace Folk Gathering (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, September 5, 2014 — Sunday, September 7, 2014

— Sponsored by: Huntingdon County Arts Council

Description: The Greenwood Furnace Folk Gathering is a weekend of music with plenty of opportunities to share, jam, dance and learn. Musicians of all levels as well as non-musicians who wish to listen or experiment, or pick up a dance step or two, are invited to participate in workshops designed and led by professional instuctors. Saturday evening’s highlight will be a concert with Simple Gifts followed by a contradance.

Dance styles include: Celtic Contra Family International Folk Dance

Venue: Greenwood Furnace State Park: Route305 and Route 26 get a map

For more information: (814) 643-6220; (Email): de("huntingdonarts", "com", "gmail");

Web: www.folkgathering.com

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Lancaster, NH: White Mountain Scottish Country Dancers (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: White Mountain Scottish Country Dancers

Venue: Lancaster Town Hall: 695 Main Street get a map

Time: 7:30 - 9:30 pm

Price: $By donation

For more information: (802) 751-7671; (Email): de("billtobinharp", "com", "gmail");

Web: sites.google.com/site/whitemtnscottishdancers

Generic Schedule: Every Friday Oct-Jun

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Melbourne Village, FL: South Brevard Dancers (International and Scandinavian Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: South Brevard International Dancers

— International request dancing, Balkan, English, Scandinavian, whatever

Venue: Historic Community House: 6100 Hall Rd get a map

Time: 7:00 pm

Price: $5

For more information: (321) 482-6818; (Email): de("john", "com", "dalypreservation");

Web: www.folkdance.org

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

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Mountain View, AR: Mountain View Dance Festival (35 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, September 5, 2014 — Sunday, September 7, 2014

— Sponsored by: Arkansas Country Dance Society

Description: Clogging, buck dancing, Irish, Scottish, English, contras, squares, more. Instruction, demos.

Dance styles include: Contra English Scottish Square Multiple_style Dance

Venue: Ozark Folk Center get a map

For more information: (870) 269-3851; (Email): de("pahpennington", "com", "yahoo");

Web: www.arkansascountrydance.org

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New Haven, CT: English Dance (unconfirmed)

Featuring: Peggy Vermilya leading with music by Grace Feldman, Margaret Ann Martin (piano) and Marshall Barron

Venue: Neighborhood Music School: 100 Audubon St. get a map

Time: 8:00-10:30

For more information: (Email): de("barbara.ruth", "edu", "yale");

Web: pantheon.yale.edu/~bfr4/NH.English.html

Generic Schedule: first & third Fridays (not in May, Jun, Jul, Aug)

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Newtown, PA: Lambertville Country Dancers (English Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Lambertville County Dancers

— English Country Dance

Venue: American Legion Hall: 41 Linden Ave get a map

Time: 8 pm (newcomers at 7:30)

Price: $8 ($5 for students)

— Note: soft soled shoes

For more information: (215) 752-9894; (Email): de("dtilove", "com", "gmail");

Web: www.lambertvillecountrydancers.org

Generic Schedule: first Fridays (year round)

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Norman, OK: Scissortail Traditional Dance Society (Contra Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Scissortail Traditional Dance Society

— Contra Dancing

Venue: First Baptist Church Family Life Center: 300 West Comanche Street get a map

Time: 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM

Price: $5.00

For more information: (405) 615-2095; (Email): de("kevbarrt", "com", "gmail");

Web: www.scissortail.org

Generic Schedule: first Fridays (year round)

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Orange Park, FL: Orange Park English Country Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Orange Park English Country Dance

— Beg-int-adv English country dance in north Florida. Dance on a sprung wood floor to recorded music.

Venue: Laurel Oaks & Gardens ((private home)) get a map

Time: 7:00-10:00pm

Price: $Free

— Note: Adults only. Lesson at 7pm. Carry in soft-soled shoes. Please RSVP each week to confirm attendance.

For more information: (904) 800-8863; (Email): de("info", "net", "fullcirclemusic");

Web: english.fladancegypsy.info

Generic Schedule: first, second, fourth & fifth Fridays (year round)

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Pepperell, MA: Nashoba Valley International Folk Dancers (unconfirmed)

— International Folk Dancing

Venue: McGrath Community Center: Rtes 111 and 113 get a map

Time: 7-9 pm

Price: $free

— Note: Always call 978-433-9874 to verify day and location of dance.

For more information: (978) 433-9874; (Email): de("nleb", "net", "verizon");

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

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Pickens, SC: Moondance (annual)

Multi-day event: Friday, September 5, 2014 — Sunday, September 7, 2014

— Sponsored by: Harvest Moon Folk Society

Description: Bands: ContraForce, Stringrays Callers: Janet Shepherd, Steve Zakon-Anderson

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Venue: Table Rock State Park get a map

For more information: (Email): de("jlay", "edu", "clemson");

Web: www.harvestmoonfolk.org

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Portland, ME: Swing Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: SWingNutS

Featuring: music by Maine Swingin’ DJs

Venue: North Deering Grange Hall: 1408 Washington Ave. get a map

Time: 8:00-12:00

Price: $8

For more information: (207) 653-5012; (Email): de("kevin", "com", "swingnuts");

Generic Schedule: first & third Fridays Sep-Jun

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Portsmouth, NH: Ballroom Dance (unconfirmed)

— Dancing for All Levels, All Dances, All Dancers

Venue: Portsmouth Ballroom Dance Studio: 948 Route 1 Bypass North get a map

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

Price: $10 pp

For more information: (603) 433-2009; (Email): de("peggimorrow", "net", "comcast");

Web: portsmouthballroomdancestudio.com

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

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Providence, RI: Providence (College Hill) Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: College Hill Contra Dance

— Contra Dance

Venue: First Unitarian Church of Providence: 1 Benevolent St. get a map

Time: 8-11:00

Price: $8 ($6 students)

For more information: (Email): de("browncontra", "com", "gmail");

Web: providencecontra.com

Generic Schedule: first & third Fridays (year round)

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Remus, MI: Wheatland Music Festival (41 st annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, September 5, 2014 — Sunday, September 7, 2014

— Sponsored by: Wheatland Music Organization

Description: Bluegrass Traditional Music. Multiple stages. Primitive Camping on site. Activities for the whole family!~

Dance styles include: Cajun Celtic Otherstyle Dance

Venue: Wheatland Festival grounds get a map

For more information: (989) 967-8879; (Email): de("wmo.office", "org", "wheatlandmusic");

Web: www.wheatlandmusic.org

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Rollins, MT: Bear Hug Mt. Dance Camp (31 st annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, September 5, 2014 — Sunday, September 7, 2014

— Sponsored by: Missoula Folklore Society

Description: Contras, squares, couple dances, music workshops, canoeing, swimming. This camp is on the shores of Flathead Lake, a beautiful setting for a fun time. Bedtime stories after each evening dance. Dress-up Sat. night theme dinner and dance. This year music by Lift Ticket and Bulldog Dan (formally known as Queen City Bulldogs). Suzanne Girardot and Erik Weberg will be calling.

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Venue: Flathead Lake get a map

Price: $165

For more information: (406) 257-2801; (Email): de("sarahjane93", "com", "hotmail");

Web: www.missoulafolk.org

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San Diego, CA: San Diego Contra Dance; 1st, 3rd & 5th Fridays (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: San Diego Folk Heritage

— Join our Facebook Group (San Diego Contra Dancing)

Venue: Trinity United Methodist Church: 3030 Thorn Street get a map

Time: 8 - 11 pm

Price: $7

— Note: Beginner’s workshop 7:30-8:00 p.m.

For more information: (619) 283-8550; (Email): de("SDFH", "com", "san.rr");

Web: sites.google.com/site/sandiegocontradance

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

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Schenectady, NY: Tri-City Folkdancers (Balkan and International Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Tri-City Folkdancers

— Mostly Balkan International dancing

Venue: YWCA: 44 Washington Ave. get a map

Time: 7:30-10:00 Pm

Price: $8

— Note: Bring shoes for dancing (no street shoes) on wood floor

For more information: (518) 452-1154; (Email): de("schulzbob", "com", "aol");

Web: www.tri-cityfolkdancers.org

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

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Seattle, WA: Balkan Recreational Dancing (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Seattle Balkan Dancers

— Dancing to recorded music requests most nights with live music parties every 1-2 months

Venue: Russian Center (On Capitol Hill) : 704 19th Ave E. — Corner of 19th Ave. E. & E. Roy St. get a map

Time: 8:30-11:00 Pm

Price: $5.00

— Note: Teaching most nights from 7:30-8:30 (check website for schedule)

For more information: (425) 883-0332; (Email): de("danceinfo", "org", "seattlebalkandancers");

Web: www.seattlebalkandancers.org

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

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Utica, MI: Ballroom and Tango (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Argentine Tango Detroit

— A warm welcoming atmosphere lesson at 8:00 party at 9:00

Venue: Tango Suave Studio: 7758 Auburn Road get a map

Time: 8:00

Price: $Free trial with purchase

— Note: No partner needed

For more information: (586) 254-0560; (Email): de("ladytango8", "com", "yahoo");

Web: www.argentinetangodetroit.com

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

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Wentworth, NH: Square Dance (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Rebuild the Wentworth Bandstand

Venue: Wentworth Town Hall: 10 East Side Rd — near Routes 25 and 118 get a map

Time: 8

Price: $7; $4 children

For more information: (603) 764-9993; (Email): de("pkoelb", "net", "earthlink");

Generic Schedule: first Fridays Oct-Jun

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Wentworth, NH: Wentworth, NH (Square, Vintage and Waltz Dance)

Featuring: music by Adam Boyce (fiddle,piano), Sue Hunt (piano and accordion)

— Adam Boyce fiddles and calls the old singing squares and other formations, in the tradition of Harold Luce and Lester Bradley, with Sue Hunt on piano and other sit-in musicians.

Venue: Wentworth Town Hall: 10 East Side Rd — near Routes 25 and 118 get a map

Time: 8pm

Price: $Admission

— Note: All experience levels and ages welcome.

For more information: (603) 764-9993; (Email): de("adamrboyce", "com", "juno");

Generic Schedule: first Fridays (year round)

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Williston, VT: Ballroom Nights

— Sponsored by: Ballroom Nights

— Social Ballroom Dancing

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

Time: 7:00-10:00

Price: $14

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

For more information: (802) 862-2269; (Email): de("elabd", "net", "comcast");

Web: www.ballroomnights.com

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

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Williston, VT: Ballroom Nights Classes & Dance Practice (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Ballroom Nights

— Weekly ballroom dancing lessons and dance practice. Singles, couples & all levels welcome.

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

Time: 7:00-8:00 lesson 8:00-10:00 dance practice

Price: $14 lesson & dance, $10/Student $8 for practice only

— Note: Soft soled shoes.

For more information: (802) 862-2269; (Email): de("ballroomnights", "com", "gmail");

Web: www.ballroomnights.com/index2.html

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

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

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Albuquerque, NM: Albuquerque Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: New Mexico Folk Music and Dance Society

Venue: Albuquerque Square Dance Center: 4909-15 Hawkins NE get a map

Time: 7:30-10:30

Price: $8 members/$9 non-members

— Note: Check website for occasional location changes.

For more information: (505) 345-8041; (Email): de("folkmads", "com", "yahoo");

Web: www.folkmads.org

Generic Schedule: first & third Saturdays (year round)

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

Berlin, MA: First Saturday Contra Dances (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Berlin Country Orchestra

— Traditional Style Contras

Venue: Berlin 1870 Town Hall (second floor) : 12 Woodward Ave get a map

Time: 8-11:00 Pm

Price: $5 per person / $12 max per family

— Note: Please wear clean soft-soled shoes.

For more information: (978) 838-0044; (Email): de("brlncountryorch", "com", "yahoo");

Web: webpages.charter.net/brlncountryorch

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays Oct-May

(This cancellation believed correct by the Dance Gypsy;

Los Angeles (Zip 90049), CA: Brentwood Contra Dance - 1st Saturday

— Sponsored by: California Dance Coop Los Angeles

Venue: Brentwood Youth House: 731 S. Bundy Dr. — (Corner of S. Bundy Dr. and San Vicente Blvd) get a map

Time: Lesson from 7:30pm - 8:00pm and Dance from 8pm - 11pm

Price: $Admission at the door $10 general, $7 for students with I.D. and CDSS members get $1 off.

— Note: Beginners welcome, all ages and experience levels too!

For more information: (626) 205-2044; (Email): de("thecontradancedude", "com", "yahoo");

Web: www.caldancecoop.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

This date (September 6, 2014 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

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