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Folk, contra and traditional dances, festivals and other events

(between November 1, 2014  and  November 1, 2015)

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Elkins, WV: Augusta’s October Old-time Week (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Sunday, October 26, 2014 — Sunday, November 2, 2014

Venue: Augusta Heritage Center: 100 Campus Dr. get a map

Price: $440

For more information: (304) 637-1306; (Email): de("augusta", "com", "augustaheritage");

Web: augustaheritagecenter.org

(This event (festival #546) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Austin, TX: Fire Ant Frolic 2013 (18 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, October 31, 2014 — Sunday, November 2, 2014

— Sponsored by: Taada

Description: Fire Ant Frolic 2013 is pleased to feature Diane Silver calling to the music of ”Contrazz”. We will also enjoy dancing to the music of 2013 Catapult talent ”Ladies at Play”. Our dance venue is the Grand Ballroom of “The Mansion”, the largest of its kind in central Texas. the polished oak floor spans over four thousand square feet (two average houses could fit inside!) and the ceiling soars to thirty feet. Come join us in Texas this November!

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Note: Register online at: www.fireantfrolic.com

Venue: Texas Federation of Women’s Clubs (Grand Ballroom) : 2312 San Gabriel St. get a map

Price: $Early Registration: $95 on or before October 1, 2013

For more information: (Email): de("faf_registrar", "org", "taada");

Web: www.fireantfrolic.com

(This event (festival #547) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Nashville, TN: Autumn Leaves International Dance Workshop (31 st annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, October 31, 2014 — Sunday, November 2, 2014

— Sponsored by: Nashville International Folk Dance

Description: *** Featuring Romanian Dance Instructor Mihai David *** With Ethnic clothes, CDs, gifts by Balkan Bazaar (OPET) *** Please visit our website for additional details ***

Dance styles include: Balkan International Folk Dance

Venue: Joe C Davis YMCA Camp: Percy Priest Lake get a map

Price: $100 ($90 if paid before 10/14/12)

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

Web: www.nifddance.com

(This event (festival #659) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Saturday, November 1, 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 (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Berlin Country Orchestra

Featuring: music by Berlin Country Orchestra (Don Davis (Bass), Evy Dueck (Fiddle), Jerry Miller (Fiddle, Mandolin), Linda Wheeler (Acoustic Guitar), Marty Miller (Banjo, Mandolin), Michael Kearney (piano), Sean Regan (Celtic drum), Nancy Dallaire (Accordion) and Debra Dee (Flute))

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

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 (November 1, 2014 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Calgary Alberta, AB: Calgary Contra Dance Series (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Calgary Contra Dance Collective

— A mix of traditional and contemporary contras, East Coast, West Coast, Ontario influences.

Venue: Calgary Unitarian Universalist Church (Wickenden Hall) : 1703 1 Street Northwest get a map

Time: 8:00 pm

Price: $10.00

— Note: Beginners walk-through at 7:45 pm

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

Web: calgarycontradance.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays Sep-Jun

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

Carrollton, TX: North Texas Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: North Texas Traditional Dance Society

— American folk dancing, like the Virginia Reel, etc. Fun for all ages, no experience or partners needed. No fancy footwork, so it is easy (and fun) enough for beginners to enjoy almost immediately.

Venue: Plaza Arts Center: 1115 4th Ave get a map

Time: 8-11 pm

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

— Note: all ages welcome, live music, no smoking or alcohol

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

Web: www.nttds.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

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

Caspar, CA: Mendocino English Country Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Mendocino English Country Dance

Featuring: Elizabeth Zekley and Guest Dance Leaders leading with music by Take A Dance - English Country Dance Orchestra

— English Country Dance by the sea in the redwoods. Check the schedule. Live music by “Take a Dance”

Venue: Caspar Community Center: Caspar St. and Caspar Rd. get a map

Time: 7:30

Price: $10

— Note: Potluck snacks at the break. Always live music.

For more information: (707) 964-4826; (Email): de("ecd", "com", "larkcamp");

Web: www.larkcamp.com/mendoengdance.htm

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

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

Chatham, NY: Columbia County Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

Featuring: music by Russett Trio (Aldo Lavaggi (fiddle), Mark Murphy (bass) and Peter Madsen (guitar))

Venue: Morris Memorial hall: Park Row — just off Main St, get a map

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

Price: $8-10

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

Web: www.cococontra.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

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Christchurch (New Zealand), : Regular Monthly Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Dancing Kiwis

Featuring: Bill Baritompa leading

Venue: Addington School Hall: Simeon Street get a map

Time: 7 pm

Price: $ 5

— Note: This dance is in Christchurch, New Zealand

For more information: (011) + 6433288985; (Email): de("staf186", "nz", "ext.canterbury.ac");

Web: contra.baritompa.com

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

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

Cocoa Beach, FL: Cocoa Beach Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Cocoa Beach Contra Dance

— contra dance

Venue: Cocoa Beach Recreation Center: 321 Ramp Rd get a map

Time: 8-11 pm, beginner lesson at 7:30

Price: $9, $5 for those under 18 years old

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

For more information: (321) 409-8808; (Email): de("jereproctor", "com", "cfl.rr");

Web: cocoabeachcontra.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

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

Corvallis, OR: Corvallis Folklore Society Contra Dances

— Sponsored by: Corvallis Folklore Society

Featuring: Woody Lane leading with music by The Quarks

— modern urban contra dance series, since 1980s

Venue: First United Congregational Church (Gatton Hall) : 4515 SW West Hills Rd get a map

Time: 7:30 newcomers’ session, 8:00 dance

Price: $6 (members), $7 non-members

— Note: Please bring a pair of clean shoes to help protect the dance floor.

For more information: (541) 745-1002; (Email): de("corvalliscontracommittee", "com", "googlegroups");

Web: cfs.peak.org/dance

Generic Schedule: first & third Saturdays Sep-Jun

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

Contra Dance Umbrella

Deerfield, NH: Deerfield, NH contra dance

— Sponsored by: Deerfield Contras

Venue: Deerfield Town Hall: 6 Church St. (formerly Old Centre Rd) get a map

Time: 8-11:00

Price: $8.00( 13+ years), $3.00 8-12years

— Note: soft soled dancing shoes please, WE NOW HAVE a WEBSITE

For more information: (603) 679-1915; (Email): de("holt.e", "net", "comcast");

Web: holte0.wix.com/deerfield-contras

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays Sep-Jun

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

Contra Dance Umbrella

Durango, CO: Durango Colorado Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Durango Colorado Contra Dance

— We dance once per month in Durango, Colorado and dance traditional style contras, squares and circle dances.

Venue: Park Elementary School: 623 E 6th Ave get a map

Time: Beginner instruction - 7 pm, Dance - 7:30 pm

Price: $10

— Note: Everyone is welcome!

For more information: (970) 385-9292; (Email): de("PerkyPantsDance", "com", "gmail");

Web: groups.google.com/group/Durango-Contra-Dances

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays Sep-May

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

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

Techno Contra — — Sponsored by: The Folk Project

Featuring: Mr. Dan Black leading with music by Dj Improper

— 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 beginner’s workshop)

Price: $15 (students $10)

— 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 (November 1, 2014 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Falmouth, ME: GPCDS first Saturday Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Greater Portland Community Dance Series

— Generally High energy Contra dance series, mix of experienced and new and in-between

Venue: Falmouth Congregational Church: 267 Falmouth Rd get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:15) Dance: 8

Price: $10 (Seniors, U21 $7, Children: $5, (under 5: free)

— Note: Please bring clean non-street shoes

For more information: (207) 353-9354; (Email): de("bajmagda", "com", "juno");

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

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

Fayetteville, NY: Syracuse Country Dancers (Contra Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Syracuse Country Dancers

Venue: United Church of Fayetteville: 310 E. Genesee Street get a map

Time: 8:00-11:00

Price: $7 reg admission (sliding scale)

— Note: Check website for occasional cancellations or changes in venue

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

Web: www.syracusecountrydancers.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

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

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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Grass Valley, CA: Fall Has Sprung 12-hour Contravaganza (17 th annual) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Foothill Country Dancers

Description: All-day Contra Dance (w/ongoing munchie potluck).

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Venue: Grass Valley Veteran’s Auditorium: 255 S. Auburn St. get a map

Price: $40 (reduced price tickets available, sliding scale $10-$40 for dancers age 30 and under)

For more information: (530) 273-3934; (Email): de("info", "org", "foothilldancers");

Web: www.foothilldancers.org

Date for 2014: Saturday, November 1

(This event (festival #261) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Greenfield, MA: Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Wild Asparagus

Featuring: George Marshall leading with music by Wild Asparagus (David Cantieni (saxophone, flute, bombard, whistle), George Marshall (concertina, bodhran), Becky Tracy (fiddle), Ann Percival (piano and guitar))

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

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

Price: $8-10

For more information: (Email): de("george", "com", "wildasparagus");

Web: www.wildasparagus.com

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

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Greensboro, NC: Greensboro Contra Dance (Electric Camel Contra) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Electric Camel Contra

— Welcoming Contra Dances with spirited music

Venue: Guilford Grange: 4909 Guilford School Road get a map

Time: 7:00pm

Price: $variable

— Note: rule #1 is that everyone is going to make mistakes, rule #2 is that no one is going to care

For more information:

Web: electriccamelcontra.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

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Hurley, NY: Hudson Valley English Dance

— Sponsored by: Hvcd

Featuring: Tom Amesse leading with music by Katie Jeannotte (viola), Stewart Dean (concertina) and Sue Polansky (clarinet)

Venue: Hurley Reformed Church: Main St. get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7) Dance: 7:30 -10:30

Price: $10 (full time students $5)

For more information: (845) 679-8587; (Email): de("SarahKessenich", "com", "aol");

Web: www.hudsonvalleydance.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

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

Ithaca, NY: Cornell Contra Dances

— Sponsored by: Cornell Contra Dance Club

Venue: Willard Straight Hall (Memorial Room) : Campus Rd — Cornell University Union get a map

Time: 8:00pm

Price: $2 students, $5 others

— Note: free beginners workshops before each dance at 7:30

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

Web: www.facebook.com/CornellContra

Generic Schedule: irregular Saturdays Sep-May

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

Kingston, PA: Wyoming Valley Contra Dance-FolkloreSociety NEPA (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: FolkloreSociety NEPA

— traditional contras, dancing near Wilkes-Barre and Scranton

Venue: Chicory House (Church of Christ Uniting) : 190 S Sprague Ave get a map

Time: 7.00-10.00

Price: $9 for adults, $25 for families

— Note: dancing mostly 1st Saturdays (check Web page for exceptions)

For more information: (570) 333-4007; (Email): de("martin2411", "com", "yahoo");

Web: folkloresociety.org/Dancing.html

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays Oct-May

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

Lawrence, KS: Uptown Hoedown (Contra and Square Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: uptown hoedown

Featuring: music by Fox On the Run

— traditional style contras and squares

Venue: lawrence senior center ballroom: Vermont St get a map

Time: 7:30pm

Price: $8 general, $3 students

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

Web: www.uptownhoedown.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays Sep-May

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Lincoln, NE: Contra Dance of Lincoln (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Lincoln Contra Dance

— Traditional Contra with Live Band!

Venue: Auld Recreation Center Antelope Park: 1650 Memorial Drive get a map

Time: 7:30 pm to 10 pm

Price: $8 for adults, $5 for students, $20 for families

— Note: Multigenerational, wear comfortable clothing

For more information: (970) 692-4208; (Email): de("henryferguson28", "com", "gmail");

Web: www.butchnlucy.com/contradance.html

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

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Luray, VA (United States): Luray Contra Dance (4 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Description: Luray Contra Dance (LCD) Contra dance in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley Saturday November 3rd Advanced traditional styled contras 3 - 5:30 p.m. Potluck 5:30 - 6:45 p.m. 6:45 - 7:00 p.m. Evening Contra Dance 7:00 - 10:30 p.m. Caller: Gaye Fifer Band: FloorPlay Location: Luray Art Warehouse Address: the Warehouse Art Gallery, 15 Campbell St. Luray, VA 22835 Please don’t forget to bring a dish and/or beverage to share with your fellow dancers as dancing makes you hungry!! REGISTRATION FORM To register, fill out and mail in with a check. Make check payable to Jim Faruki. Mail to: Jim Faruki, 1104 Belle View Blvd., A-1, Alexandria , VA 22307 Name ____________________________ Gender: M or F Address______________________________________ Email _________________________________ Phone _______________ Please circle your dance option along with a check for $20. This dance will not be gender balanced. Guarantee your entry by registering in advance. There will be a limited number of walk up tickets available on the day of the dance. You will be notified of your successful registration by email. Sorry no refunds. Questions, Comments, Problems? Email: jmfaruki@yahoo.com Telephone number: 703-402-8080

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Note: soft soled shoes, advanced registration is advised, no childcare is provided but everyone is welcomed

Venue: The Warehouse Art Gallery: 15 Campbell St get a map

Price: $20

For more information: (703) 402-8080; (Email): de("jmfaruki", "com", "yahoo");

Date for 2014: Saturday, November 1

(This event (festival #1698) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Contra Dance Umbrella

DG favorite Montpelier, VT: Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Contradance Umbrella

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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Nevada City, CA: Nevada City contra dance

— Sponsored by: Foothill Country Dancers

Featuring: Rich Goss leading with music by Hot Cider (Ken Nilsson, Mark Botic, Rudy Darling, Barry Angell (guitar and Mandolin))

— Modern and traditional contras...

Venue: Nevada City Oddfellows Hall: 212 Spring St get a map

Time: 8 - 11 pm (newcomer orientation 7:30)

Price: $9 ($8 members)

For more information: (530) 273-3934; (Email): de("info", "org", "foothilldancers");

Web: www.foothilldancers.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

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New Haven, CT: Tango (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Connecticut Argentine Tango Society (CATS)

Venue: Medical Arts Building: 362 Whitney Ave get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:30) Dance: 8-12:00

Price: $10

— Note: Wear smooth soled shoes

For more information: (203) 874-2102; (Email): de("phelpstango", "net", "optonline");

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

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New Haven, CT: Elm City Waltz (unconfirmed)

Featuring: Susan de Guardiola leading

Venue: Undercroft Christ Church (Center for the arts) : 84 Broadway get a map

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

Price: $5; $3 under 21 or with Yale/other university ID

For more information: (Email): de("susan", "org", "lse");

Web: www.lse.org/waltz

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays Sep-Jul

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New York, NY: Country Dance New York Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— 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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Owen Sound, ON: Fiddlefern Country Dance (Contra and Square Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Fiddlefern Country Dancers

— Country Dancing Owen Sound, ON., CAN

Venue: St. George’s Church Hall: 1049 4th Avenue East get a map

Time: 7:45 p.m.

Price: $10 Adults, $7.50 Students $5 Children, $20 Family

— Note: Beginners welcome. Soft-soled shoes and comfortable clothing advised

For more information: (519) 372-9151; (Email): de("email", "net", "fiddlefern");

Web: www.fiddlefern.net

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays Sep-Jun

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Palm Springs, Town of Lake Worth, FL: Palm Springs Contra (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: South Florida Contra

— traditional style contras ~ warm, fun, friendly dance

Venue: Leisure Activities Building: 226 Cypress Lane — I-95 Forest Hill Blvd. exit get a map

Time: 7:30-11:00; beginner’s session 7:30-8:00

Price: $10 at the door ($5 ages 6-18)

— Note: Please bring soft soled shoes, and a snack to share if you can.

For more information: (561) 308-8964; (Email): de("prufoxbetty", "com", "juno");

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

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Peterborough, NH: Peterborough 1st Saturday Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Monadnock Folklore Society

Featuring: Steve Zakon-Anderson leading with music by Julie Metcalf (fiddle)

Venue: Peterborough Town House 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 1, 2014 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Port Angeles, WA: Contra and Square Dance (unconfirmed)

— A fun friendly community dance for dancers of all ages. We do a mix of contras and squares.

Venue: Black Diamond Community Hall: 1942 Black Diamond Rd get a map

Time: 7:30 Intro workshop, 8:00 - 11:00 Dance

Price: $Suggested Donation $6 to $10

For more information: (360) 457-5667; (Email): de("tom", "us", "shindler");

Web: www.blackdiamonddance.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays Sep-May

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Portsmouth, NH: Beginner Night (Ballroom and other Ballroom Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Beginner Night, New and Returning Dancers

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

Time: (8pm Lesson) 9-11pm

Price: $10 pp

— Note: Lesson at 8pm, Dance 9-11pm

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

Web: portsmouthballroomdancestudio.com

Generic Schedule: first & third Saturdays (year round)

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Saratoga Springs, NY: Victorian Ball (19 th annual) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Victorian Social Club

Dance styles include: Vintage Dance

Note: Formal, Civil war or Victorian dress requested.

Venue: Canfireld Casino get a map

Price: $60 ($75 at door)

For more information: (518) 583-7224; (Email): de("spetronis", "com", "nycap.rr");

Date for 2014: Saturday, November 1

(This event (festival #275) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Storrs, CT: Quiet Corner Contra Dance (QCCD) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Quiet Corner Contradance

Venue: Storrs Congregational Church: 2 N. Eagleville Rd get a map

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

Price: $10, $8 member, $5 student, $3 under 12

— Note: Bring soft-soled shoes and water for drinking.

For more information: (484) 844-5203; (Email): de("dcannell", "org", "freeshell");

Web: groups.yahoo.com/group/QuietCornerContraDance

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays Feb-Dec (except Jul, Aug, Sep)

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

Voorheesville, NY: Old Songs Community Dance (Family and other International Folk Dance)

— Sponsored by: Old Songs

Featuring: Paul Rosenberg leading with music by Fennig’s All Star String Band

Venue: Old Songs Building: 37 South Main get a map

Time: 7:00

Price: $8

— Note: Potluck supper, 6:00 pm. Wear clean, soft-soled shoes to the dance.

For more information: (518) 765-2815; (Email): de("oldsongs", "org", "oldsongs");

Web: www.oldsongs.org/dances.html

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays Nov-May

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

Water Mill, NY: LITMA Watermill Contra (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Long Island Traditional Music Association

— LITMA’s East End contra series

Venue: Watermill Community Center: Route 27A get a map

Time: 8 - 11 Pm

Price: $14 / $10 for members

— Note: Lesson at 7:45

For more information: (631) 725-3103; (Email): de("karinstrong6", "com", "gmail");

Web: www.litma.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays Oct-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)

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

White Plains, NY: English Dance (unconfirmed)

— 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

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

Contra Dance Umbrella

Worcester, MA: Worcester Contra Dance

Worcester Contra Dance — — Sponsored by: Worcester Contra Dance

Featuring: David Kaynor leading with music by The Cicadas (Bill Shevin, Ed Dale, Jennifer Cooke and Tim St. Jean)

— See our webpage for the latest schedule of upcoming bands & callers

Venue: Wesley United Methodist Church: 114 Main St get a map

— (Moved to first Saturday one time only) —

Time: 7:30 (note!)

Price: $8

— Note: Please bring clean, soft-soled shoes

For more information: (978) 979-3623; (Email): de("trish", "org", "worcesterdance");

Web: www.worcesterdance.org

Generic Schedule: second Saturdays Jan-Jun

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

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Albany, NY: Capital English Country Dancers

— Sponsored by: Capital English Country Dancers

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: (518) 477-5684;

Generic Schedule: first Sundays Oct-May

This date (November 2, 2014 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Albuquerque, NM: USA Dance Chapter 5047 Northern New Mexico (Ballroom Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: USA Dance Chapter 5047 North Cental New Mexico

— Ballroom Dance, Group Lesson

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

Time: 6:00 to 9:30pm

Price: $5.00 Members $8.00 Non Members

For more information: (Email): de("usadancecnm5047", "com", "gmail");

Web: usadancecenm.org

Generic Schedule: first & third Sundays (year round)

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

Arlington, MA: Hungarian Dance Class (Otherstyle Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Forgas

Featuring: Dénes Takácsy leading

— 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

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

Contra Dance Umbrella

Brookline, MA: Scottish Dance (unconfirmed)

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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Cambridge, MA: BIDA Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: BIDA (Boston Intergenerational Dance Advocates)

— BIDA Contra Dance

Venue: Masonic Hall: 1950 Massachusetts Ave get a map

Time: Introductory Lesson 7:00, Dance 7:30-10:30pm

Price: $5-$10 Sliding Scale

— Note: all are welcome, no partner necessary, all dances taught, bring non-street shoes to protect floor.

For more information: (617) 871-0237; (Email): de("BIDA", "org", "BIDAdance");

Web: www.BIDAdance.org

Generic Schedule: first & third Sundays Aug-Jun

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

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)

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

Contra Dance Umbrella

Decatur, GA: QuickSilver English Country Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: QuickSilver Country Dancers

Featuring: Maggie Cowan leading

— Monthly English Country Dance (using global terminology)

Venue: Life Enrichment Center: 1340 McConnell Drive get a map

Time: 1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Price: $6.00

— Note: Newcomer’s Orientation 1:30-2pm; Dance 2-5pm. Check website for dates & directions!

For more information: (Email): de("publicity", "org", "qcdancers");

Web: www.qcdancers.org

Generic Schedule: first Sundays Sep-Jun

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

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)

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

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)

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

La Verne (91750), CA: La Verne Contra - 1st Sunday

— Sponsored by: California Dance Coop Los Angeles

Venue: Veterans Hall: 1550 Bonita Ave — (Bonita Ave and Wheeler Ave) get a map

Time: Lesson from 3:30pm - 4:00pm and Dance from 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Price: $Admission at the door $9 general and $5 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 Sundays (year round)

This date (November 2, 2014 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

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)

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

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)

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

Montague, MA: Montague Center Potluck Contra Dance (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: The Montague Grange

— What better way to spend Sunday evening than with a potluck dinner followed by a contra dance. Meet new friends and enjoy the food and entertainment.

Venue: Montague Center Supper and Contra Dance (Sept. 29 and March 30 2012; Supper 6-7; Dance 7-10) : 31 Main St get a map

Time: 6:00 Pm

Price: $5 to $10 Sliding Scale

— Note: Everyone welcome

For more information: (413) 367-0152; (Email): de("Conorpower", "com", "msn");

Generic Schedule: first Sundays Oct-Oct

(This cancellation believed correct by the Dance Gypsy;

Portland, ME: Portland International Dance

— Join us for an evening of dances from the Balkans, Israel, France, Greece, and around the world. Be

Venue: Portland New Church (formerly Swedenborgian Church) : 302 Stevens Ave. get a map

Time: 7-9:00

Price: $5

— Note: Beginners welcome, please bring clean shoes for dancing

For more information: (207) 688-2293; (Email): de("mwendt57", "com", "gmail");

Generic Schedule: first Sundays (year round)

This date (November 2, 2014 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Contra Dance Umbrella

Poughkeepsie, NY: Swing Dance Jam (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Hudson Valley Community Dances

Featuring: music by Cds

Venue: Arlington Reformed church: Haight Avenue and Raymond Avenue get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 6) Dance: 6:30-9:00

Price: $5

For more information: (845) 339-3032; (Email): de("benasilber", "net", "verizon");

Web: www.hudsonvalleydance.org

Generic Schedule: first Sundays Sep-Jun

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

Rochester, NY: CDR English Dances (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Country Dancers of Rochester

— English Country Dancing, All welcome, no partner or experience needed.

Venue: First Baptist Church of Rochester: 175 Allens Creek Road get a map

Time: 6:30 - 9:30 pm

Price: $8

— Note: Occasional irregularities - check CDRochester.org.

For more information: (585) 442-4681; (Email): de("rwsauvain", "net", "frontiernet");

Web: www.CDRochester.org

Generic Schedule: first, second, third & fourth Sundays (year round)

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

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)

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

Old Wethersfield (Wethersfield), CT: Mostly Waltz of the Hartford Community Dance

— Sponsored by: HCD Mostly Waltz committee

Featuring: Charlie Mandleburg leading with music by Spare Parts (Liz Stell (flute) and Bill Matthiessen (piano))

— First Sunday afternoons: a low-key & friendly place for waltzes + swing, blues, polka, tango, etc.

Venue: Griffith Academy: 275 Main Street get a map

Time: 3 pm - 6 pm (free intro lesson 2:00-3 pm)

Price: $13 at the door, students with ID $6

— Note: All experience levels & ages welcome. No partner needed. No smoking or alcohol. Wooden floor.

For more information: (203) 915-8259; (Email): de("mostly.waltz", "com", "gmail");

Web: hcdance.org/waltz.htm

Generic Schedule: first Sundays Oct-May

This date (November 2, 2014 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Monday, November 3, 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)

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

Contra Dance Umbrella

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)

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

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)

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

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)

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

Concord, MA: Monday Contras

— Sponsored by: MondayContras Committee

Featuring: Sue Rosen leading with music by Ariel Friedman (cello), Jack O’Connor (mandolin, banjo, percussion), Julie Metcalf (fiddle), Owen Morrison (guitar, mandolin, fiddle and percussion)

— 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)

This date (November 3, 2014 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

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)

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

DG favorite Keene, 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: Heberton Hall: 60 Winter St. get a map

— (We’re dancing at Heberton because of the Election tomorrow!) —

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 (November 3, 2014 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

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)

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

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)

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

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 (November 3, 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)

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

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)

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

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

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)

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

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)

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

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)

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

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)

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

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)

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

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)

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

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)

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

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

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

Contra Dance Umbrella

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)

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

Wednesday, November 5, 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: 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 5, 2014 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Contra Dance Umbrella

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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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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Contra Dance Umbrella

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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Thursday, November 6, 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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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 (November 6, 2014 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Contra Dance Umbrella

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 (November 6, 2014 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Eugene, OR: Eugene Folklore Society Contra Dances

— Sponsored by: Eugene Folklore Society

Featuring: George Marshall leading with music by Wild Asparagus (David Cantieni (saxophone, flute, bombard, whistle), George Marshall (concertina, bodhran), Becky Tracy (fiddle), Ann Percival (piano and guitar))

— modern urban contra dance series, since 1980s

Venue: Dunn School (Ridgeline Montessori) : 3411 Willamette Street get a map

Time: 7:00 newcomers’ session, 7:30 dance

Price: $6 for members, $8 non-members

— Note: please wear soft-soled shoes

For more information: (541) 556-8241; (Email): de("dancecoord", "org", "eugenefolklore");

Web: www.eugenefolklore.org

Generic Schedule: second & fourth Saturdays Sep-Jun

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

Contra Dance Umbrella

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, November 7, 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

Venue: Bangs Community Center: Boltwood Walk get a map

— (Live Music with Panharmonium tonight.) —

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 7, 2014 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

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: Danielle Boudreau leading

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

This date (November 7, 2014 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

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 (unconfirmed)

— 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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Contra Dance Umbrella

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)

Featuring: Adina Gordon and Wendy Gilchrist leading with music by Aaron Marcus (piano concertina banjo foot percussion), Carol Compton (keyboard, accordion, and, recorder, piano) and Margaret Smith

— 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

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

Web: burlingtoncountrydancers.org

Generic Schedule: first & third Fridays Oct-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

— Sponsored by: The Otsego Dance Society

Featuring: Katy Heine leading with music by Carol Mandigo (guitar) and John Potocnik

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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Decatur, GA: Atlanta Dance Weekend (39 th annual)

Multi-day event: Friday, November 7, 2014 — Sunday, November 9, 2014

— Sponsored by: Chattahoochee Country Dancers

Description: Save the date for Atlanta’s 39th annual contra dance weekend with Elixir and Uncle Farmer, callers Nils Fredland and Luke Donforth, and much more! Check back for more information.

Dance styles include: Contra English Waltz Otherstyle 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: $75 Early Reg. until 10/17; $85 Late Reg until 11/3; $90 at door

For more information: (Email): de("ccwr2r", "com", "gmail");

Web: www.ContraDance.org

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Durham, NH: Seacoast Set Dancers (Celtic Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Seacoast Set Dancers

— Irish SET Dancing, lessons, called. Four couples dancing in squaresquadrilles. Ceilis. Durham Unitarian church.

Venue: Durham Unitarian Church (Durham Fellowship Hall) : 20 Madbury Road get a map

Time: 7pm-9pm

Price: $5.00

— Note: Adults, leather sole shoes preferred. Always check website to confirm class schedule!!

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

Web: www.seacoastsetdancers.org

Generic Schedule: Every Friday Sep-Jun

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Eugene, OR (United States): DANCEABLE FEAST (13 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, November 7, 2014 — Sunday, November 9, 2014

— Sponsored by: Danceable Feast

Description: Contra dance with Wild Asparagus and George Marshall, caller. Swing dance with Porkpie Quartet, led by Pete Petersen. Swing instruction by Anna Blair. Gourmet food prepared by chef Annie Johnston.

Dance styles include: Contra Swing Dance

Venue: Sky Camp get a map

Price: $210 for adults 30 and over until 6/30, $175 for ages 16-29

For more information: (Email): de("dholland", "com", "beauchocolat");

Web: www.danceablefeast.org

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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), Van Kaynor (fiddle), Ron Grosslein (fiddle and mandolin)) 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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Kresgeville, PA: Head For the Hills (29 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, November 7, 2014 — Sunday, November 9, 2014

Description: A hot contra dance every day . . . a long English dance . . . . . .Sunday afternoon chamber music . . . and music and dance workshops for adults and children. Expanded Couple Dance Program(Waltz, Tango, Swing) in new dance hall

Dance styles include: Contra English Dance

Venue: Camp Harlam get a map

Price: $170

For more information: (609) 688-0366;

Web: head-for-the-hills.com

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Lancaster, NH: White Mountain Scottish Country Dancers (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: White Mountain Scottish Country Dancers

Featuring: Bill Tobin leading

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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Morrilton (Petit Jean State Park), AR: Petit Jean Dance Weekend (21 st annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, November 7, 2014 — Sunday, November 9, 2014

— Sponsored by: Arkansas Country Dance Society

Description: A beautiful weekend of dancing and fun on beautiful Petit Jean Mountain

Dance styles include: Celtic Contra English Family International Scottish Folk Dance

Note: soft soled shoes

Venue: The Winthrop Rockefeller Institute: 1 Rockefeller Drive get a map

Price: $25 before November 8, 2013 al la cart after

For more information: (866) 972-7778; (Email): de("drpdrp", "net", "windstream");

Web: 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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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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