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Folk, contra and traditional dances, festivals and other events

(between September 23, 2014  and  September 23, 2015)

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Chicago, IL (United States): World Music Festival (16 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, September 19, 2014 — Thursday, September 25, 2014

Dance styles include: International Folk Dance

Venue: Chicago Cultural Center: 78 E Washington St get a map

Price: $15

For more information: (773) 463-2288; (Email): de("info", "Net", "EthnicDance");

Web: worldmusicfestivalchicago.org

(This event (festival #548) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Tuesday, September 23, 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)

(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)

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)

Hales Corners, WI: West Side Victorian Dancers (Family and Vintage Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: West Side Victorian Dancers

Featuring: Patricia Lynch leading

— Mid-Nineteenth Century (Civil War) Dancing

Venue: Hales Corners Library (Ben Hunt Room) : 5885 S. 116th St. — 116th & Janesville Rd. get a map

Time: 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Price: $Free

— Note: Beginner lessons, 6-6:30 p.m. This program is not sponsored by the Hales Corners Library.

For more information: (414) 427-3776; (Email): de("info", "org", "wssas");

Web: www.wssas.org

Generic Schedule: second & fourth Tuesdays (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)

Jamaica Plain, MA: Jamaica Plain GRF English Country Dance (unconfirmed)

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

Time: 7:30-10:00

Price: $7

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

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

Web: www.lcfd.org/bgfe

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

(This date 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)

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)

Wilmington, NC: Cape Fear Contra Dancers - Midweek dances (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Cape Fear Contra Dancers

— Midweek contra dance for all ages with live music by Out on the Ocean

Venue: 5th Ave United Methodist Church: 409 South Fifth Avenue get a map

Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Price: $4

— Note: soft-soled shoes, dress cool and comfortable, bring your friends

For more information: (910) 791-6646; (Email): de("coastaldancer", "com", "ec.rr");

Web: www.WilmingtonContraDance.info

Generic Schedule: second & fourth Tuesdays (year round)

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

Wednesday, September 24, 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)

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

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)

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

DG favorite Arlington Heights, MA: English Dance

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: 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 (September 24, 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)

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

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)

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

Contra Dance Umbrella

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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)

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

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

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

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)

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

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)

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

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)

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

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 25, 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)

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

Carrollton, TX: Pourparler (18 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Thursday, September 25, 2014 — Sunday, September 28, 2014

Description: Dance teacher weekend for those who teach in schools, communities.

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

Price: $(approx)

For more information: (800) 894-4378; (Email): de("SannaMars", "com", "aol");

Web: www.nfo-usa.org

(This event (festival #230) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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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 (September 25, 2014 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

New York, NY (United States): Dumbo Dance Festival (14 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Thursday, September 25, 2014 — Sunday, September 28, 2014

— Sponsored by: White Wave Young Soon Kim Dance Company

Description: September 27-30th, 2012 2012 DUMBO DANCE FESTIVAL: a 3-day dance extravaganza! Dance appears everywhere in DUMBO! Presenting 116 companies with over 450 performing artists from throughout the United States, South America, Italy, Canada, Korea and Germany. This year’s festival features the freshest & most original dancemakers. Audiences will be able to enjoy up to 8 different companies every hour! FREE to the public, donations encouraged. Indoor Performances at the Mainstage: WHITE WAVE John Ryan Theater in DUMBO, 25 Jay St. Outdoor Performances: Brooklyn Bridge Park (Pier 1) and Fulton Ferry Landing Don’t miss our GALA Opening Night: September 27th at 7pm ! the DUMBO DANCE FESTIVAL opens the weekend with a Gala Opening Night. Starting the evening will be rock star Liang Long’s SECOND HAND ROSE, a 6-member band from BEJING! the evening will also feature outstanding performances by Isabel Gotzkowsky (NY) and Import/Export Tanz (Berlin), CELLI CONTEMPORARY BALLET (Italy), Thomas/Ortiz Dance, WHITE WAVE Kids Can Dance, Heidi Latsky Dance, MADboots dance co., and WHITE WAVE Young Soon Kim Dance Company. an after-party will feature a scrumptious dinner, delicious drinks, and energizing music. Tickets starting at $100, and proceeds raised will enable WHITE WAVE to present and promote rising dancemakers for the 2012/13 Season. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs; Mertz Gilmore Foundation; Korean Cultural Service, NY; the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism Republic of Korea and is also made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. We also thank the Emma A. Sheafer Charitable Trust and the Brooklyn Arts Council JPMorgan Chase Regrant Program for each awarding WHITE WAVE with capacity-building grants, and express our deep gratitude to our principal philanthropic supporter, the John Ryan Company.

Dance styles include: Multiple_style Dance

Venue: Vinegar Hill: 25 Jay St get a map

Price: $Free

For more information: (718) 855-8822; (Email): de("wwyskdc", "com", "gmail");

Web: www.whitewavedance.com

(This event (festival #1781) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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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

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

Oklahoma City, OK: English Country Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Scissortail Traditional Dance Society

Venue: Central Oklahoma City: 3000 General Pershing Boulevard get a map

Time: 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Price: $2.00

— Note: Occasional live music, otherwise CD’s

For more information: (405) 819-7206; (Email): de("seabarri", "com", "hotmail");

Web: www.scissortail.org

Generic Schedule: second & fourth Thursdays (year round)

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

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)

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

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)

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

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)

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

Friday, September 26, 2014

Alton, ME: Contra Dance at Happy Acres (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Happy Acres Hall

Venue: Happy Acres Hall: 3704 Bennoch Rd (Rt 16) get a map

Time: Beginners’ Session at 7:30pm, Dance 8-11

Price: $4/Student, $8/Adult, $20/Family

— Note: All ages welcome!

For more information: (207) 394-2363; (Email): de("greta", "com", "happyacreshall");

Web: www.HappyAcresHall.com

Generic Schedule: fourth Fridays Feb-Oct

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

Amherst, MA: International Dance

— Sponsored by: Amherst International Folkdancing

Venue: Bangs Community Center: Boltwood Walk get a map

Time: 7:30-10:00

Price: $Donation

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

Web: www.amherstfolkdancing.org

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

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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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Atlanta, GA: Fandango! (20 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, September 26, 2014 — Sunday, September 28, 2014

Dance styles include: English Dance

Venue: Morningside Baptist Church (Atlanta) : 1700 Piedmont Avenue get a map

For more information: (404) 275-0419; (Email): de("chrstnmckay", "net", "comcast");

Web: www.ecdatlanta.org

(This event (festival #1050) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Austin, TX: 4th Friday English Country Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Traditionaal Austin Area Dance Association

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

Time: 7:30

Price: $Free

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

Generic Schedule: fourth Fridays (year round)

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Becket, MA: The Northeast Squeeze-in (25 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, September 26, 2014 — Sunday, September 28, 2014

— Sponsored by: The Northeast Squeeze-In

Description: Major accordion and concertina event with participant-lead workshops, concert, dance, lots of networking, jamming, stuff on display/sales/etc. Accommodations range from heated lodge rooms (with shared bath) to unheated cabins (with central bath building) to camping (also with access to bath building). Saturday night Contra Dance is part of the overall event with a pickup band of participants; it is not open to the public. NESI Registration opens on May 15. Discount period ends June 30. Check website for registration information, prices, etc. on or after May 15.

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Note: Send general questions to the contact email address. Send registration questions to register@squeeze-in.org

Venue: Camp Chimney Corners get a map

For more information: (Email): de("contact", "org", "squeeze-in");

Web: www.squeeze-in.org

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Boulder (in Gold Hill 12 mile west of Boulder), CO: Harvest Moon Festival (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, September 26, 2014 — Sunday, September 28, 2014

Description: Music Festival weekend with dancing, jamming and singing. Three featured contra dances and a special dance (which means it changes - waltz, Cajun, swing, ...) and workshops. a community weekend (even if your not local). Children are welcomed with a fun Kid’s Coop filled with activities. All participants help keep cost down by doing a chore (most are in the kitchen).

Dance styles include: Contra Swing Dance

Note: Advanced registration required, no pets allowed.

Venue: Colorado Mountain Ranch: 10063 Gold Hill Rd get a map

Price: $100

For more information: (303) 786-8502; (Email): de("chuck", "com", "river");

Web: www.boulderdance.org/moonfestival

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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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Brooklyn, NY: Brooklyn Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Brooklyn Contra

— Brooklyn Contra, founded in 2010, holds a dance once a month in various locations around Brooklyn. Known for lots of welcoming energy, BK Contra boasts a high percentage of new dancers each month!

Venue: Camp Friendship (Park Slope) : 339 8th Street get a map

Time: 7:30pm beginners’ lesson; dancing 8-11pm

Price: $15, $12 for students

— Note: See website for specific dance locations and dates-- we try to be 4th Fridays but aren’t always.

For more information: (347) 875-0751; (Email): de("brooklyncontra", "com", "gmail");

Web: brooklyncontra.wordpress.com

Generic Schedule: fourth Fridays (year round)

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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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Burlington, VT: Mad Robin Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Mad Robin Callers Collective

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

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

Time: 7:45 - 11:00

Price: $5 - $10 sliding scale, $20 for families

— Note: All are welcome, wear soft soled shoes and be ready to shake your tail feathers!

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

Web: www.madrobincallers.org

Generic Schedule: fourth Fridays (year round)

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

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

— Beginner friendly English Country Dance.

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

Time: 7:30-9:30.

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

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

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

Web: www.cds-boston.org

Generic Schedule: second & fourth Fridays Sep-Jun

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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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Deposit, NY: Oquaga 2012 (48 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, September 26, 2014 — Sunday, September 28, 2014

— Sponsored by: Roberson International Dancers

Description: Monique Legare will teach East European line and circle folk dances. David Kaynor will teach classic and other American contra dances.

Dance styles include: Contra International Folk Dance

Venue: Scotts Resort at Oquaga Lake get a map

For more information: (607) 280-3471; (Email): de("rabrown46", "com", "aol");

Web: robersoninternationalfolkdancers.com

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Contra Dance Umbrella

Greenfield, MA: Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Friends of the Guiding Star Grange

Featuring: David Kaynor leading with music by Greenfield Dance Band (David Kaynor (fiddle), Stuart Kenney (bass), Mary Cay Brass (piano, accordion), Peter Siegel (mandolin and guitar))

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

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

Price: $8 - $10 sliding scale (or barter equivalent)

— Note: 7:30 PM workshop for beginners and others; 8:00 - 11:00 dancing for all.

For more information: (413) 367-9380; (Email): de("davidkaynor", "com", "mac");

Web: www.davidkaynor.com

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

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Harrisburg, PA: Locust Lane Contra Dance in Harrisburg, PA (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Harrisburg Area Contra Dance Association

— We dance Contras, Squares and other traditional folk dances.

Venue: Christ the Savior Orthodox Church (Social Hall) : 5501 Locust Lane get a map

Time: 8 pm - 11 pm

Price: $9.00 adults, students $4.00

For more information: (717) 770-1477; (Email): de("contradancerdave", "com", "yahoo");

Web: www.harrisburgcontra.org

Generic Schedule: second & fourth Fridays (year round)

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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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Lexington, MA: Roaring Jelly Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Roaring Jelly

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

— Traditional style contras

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

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

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

— Note: Family-friendly

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

Web: www.roaringjelly.org

Generic Schedule: fourth Fridays Sep-Mar (and May, 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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Milford, NH: Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Milford Recreation Dept.

Featuring: Frank Woodward and Rich Hart leading with music by Milford Musicians

Venue: Milford Town Hall get a map

Time: 8-11:00

Price: $7

— Note: sit ins welcome

For more information: (603) 487-2480; (Email): de("nhdancecaller", "com", "aol");

Web: recreation.milfordnh.info/events/milford_nh_contra_dances.htm

Generic Schedule: fourth Fridays Jan-Oct

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Monrovia, CA: Monrovia ECD (English Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Historical and modern English Country Dance to recorded music.

Venue: St. Luke’s Episcopal Church: 122 S California Ave get a map

Time: 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Price: $5 per dancer

— Note: Beginners welcome, no partner required, casual dress.

For more information: (Email): de("tbrun", "edu", "usc");

Generic Schedule: second & fourth Fridays (year round)

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Monticello, IL: Illinois All Weekend Barn Dance (31 st annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, September 26, 2014 — Saturday, September 27, 2014

Description: Two nights! Two Barns!

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Venue: Kalyx Center get a map

Price: $5/night

For more information: (217) 244-9442; (Email): de("ucd-info", "org", "urbana-contra");

Web: www.urbana-contra.org

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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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Plattsburgh, NY: Adirondack English Country Dancers (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Adirondack English Country Dancers

Featuring: Bruce Kokernot and Wendy Gilchrist leading with music by Sharon Schenkel

— English Country dancing to recorded music

Venue: Clinton County Fairgrounds (North Country Squares Building) : Fairground Road get a map

Time: 7:00-9:30

Price: $5

— Note: bring non-street shoes to dance in

For more information: (518) 563-1834; (Email): de("lylfaceem", "com", "aol");

Web: www.hillandhollowmusic.com

Generic Schedule: second & fourth Fridays Sep-May

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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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Rehoboth, MA: Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Rehoboth Country Dance Society

Venue: Goff Memorial Hall: 124 Bay State Rd. get a map

Time: 8-11:00

Price: $8 ($5 under 16,; $18 families)

For more information: (508)252-6375; (Email): de("shawnkendrick", "net", "comcast");

Web: www.contradancelinks.com/rehoboth.html

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

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Rutledge, MO (United States): Contra Culture (3 rd annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, September 26, 2014 — Sunday, September 28, 2014

— Sponsored by: Dance Rabbit Dance

Description: At Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage, together as worker-participants, everyone will help create a youth/family-friendly Contra event will feature Contra dances, Contra classes and a taste of ecovillage life. We believe that an important part of a sustainable human culture is to have fun, and dance is a big part of that. We will emphasize gender-free calling and encourage everyone to dance in both roles. Dancers will eat organic, wholesome, homemade food and will stay onsite camping or stay in a nearby town. All activities will take place on site at the ecovillage.

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Note: advanced registration required, no street shoes on the dance floor

Venue: Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage: Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage get a map

For more information: (510) 621-7224; (Email): de("rachel", "com", "dancerabbitdance");

Web: dancerabbitdance.com/contra-culture

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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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Tallahassee, FL: Tallahassee Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Tallahassee Community Friends of Old-Time Dance

Featuring: Vicki Morrison leading with music by Smoky Hollow String Band

— mostly contras, some squares, waltzes at the middle & end

Venue: Levy Park: 1400 North Monroe Street get a map

Time: 7:15pm - 10:30pm

Price: $8 adults, $7 over 55, $5 students, $3 kids

— Note: beginners welcome; no partner necessary; please bring a snack to share at the break!

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

Web: www.tallydancer.com

Generic Schedule: second & fourth Fridays (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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Westfield, NC (United States): Feet Retreat Dance Weekend (32 nd annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, September 26, 2014 — Sunday, September 28, 2014

— Sponsored by: Fiddle and Bow Country Dancers

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Venue: Camp Sertoma 4-H Educational Center: 1105 Camp Sertoma Drive get a map

For more information: (336) 287-5363; (Email): de("patty", "com", "feetretreat");

Web: www.feetretreat.com/fiddlebow/feetretreat/feetretreat.cfm

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White Plains, NY: English Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Country Dancers of Westchester

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

Time: 7:30-10:00

Price: $12

— Note: sometimes on saturday

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

Web: sites.google.com/site/cdwestchester

Generic Schedule: fourth Fridays Sep-May

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Whitefield (North), ME: North Whitefield, Maine (Contra Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Shoestring Dance Society

— 4th Friday Dance celebrating 23 years on Rt. 126 in North Whitefield, Maine

Venue: St. Denis Parish Hall: Route 126 get a map

Time: 8:00-11:30

Price: $sliding scale $8-10, students $6

— Note: All are welcome, all dances called, free snacks

For more information: (207) 549-3820; (Email): de("pranioshima", "com", "gmail");

Generic Schedule: fourth 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)

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Saturday, September 27, 2014

Anaheim (92805), CA: Anaheim Contra Dance - 4th Saturday (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: The Living Tradition

Venue: Anaheim Downtown Community Center: 250 East Center St. — (Between S. Anaheim Blvd and S. Olive St.) get a map

Time: Lesson from 7:30 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. and Dance from 8:00 P.M. - 11:00 P.M.

Price: $Admission at the door $8 general, $7 for Anaheim residents, $6 with Living Tradition membership.

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

For more information: (714) 894-4113; (Email): de("richdmarco", "com", "yahoo");

Web: www.thelivingtradition.org

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays (year round)

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Bourne, MA: Bourne Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Bourne Contra

Featuring: music by (DG supporter) Douglas Oesterheld

— Traditional Style Contras

Venue: Bourne United Methodist Church: 37 Sandwich Road get a map

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

Price: $Adults $10; Under 17 $5; Under 11 Free

— Note: No experience necessary; soft-soled shoes; light refreshment at break

For more information: (508) 759-7339; (Email): de("dkoest2", "net", "comcast");

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays Aug-Dec

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Cambridge, MA: fourth Saturday Contra dance (unconfirmed)

Featuring: music by Deborah Knight (piano, fiddle) and Walter Lenk (mandocello)

Venue: Cambridge Friends School: 5 Cadbury Road get a map

Time: 8-11:00

Price: $8 ($6 for students under 20)

— Note: Please bring a pair of clean shoes to change into for Dancing

For more information: (617) 547-7781; (Email): de("Walter_Lenk", "Net", "Comcast");

Web: www.configular.com/dance/fourthsats

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays Sep-Jun

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Cambridge, MA: Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

Featuring: music by Deborah Knight (piano, fiddle), Guest Callers and Walter Lenk (mandocello)

Venue: Cambridge Friends School: 5 Cadbury Road get a map

Time: 8:00 Pm

Price: $8.00

For more information: (617) 547-7781; (Email): de("Walter_Lenk", "net", "comcast");

Web: www.configular.com/dance/fourthsats

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays Sep-Jun

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Contra Dance Umbrella

Dallas, TX: North Texas English Country Dance

— Sponsored by: North Texas Traditional Dance Society

— Dancing similar to movies like Pride and Predudice. 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: fourth Saturdays Jan-Nov

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East Providence, RI: Swingin’ 88’s Monthly Dance (unconfirmed)

— 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

This date (September 27, 2014 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Eugene, OR: Eugene Folklore Society Contra Dances

— Sponsored by: Eugene Folklore Society

Featuring: Noah Grunzweig leading with music by Ben Young, Bo Leyden and Rachel Young

— 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 (September 27, 2014 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Frederick, MD: Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Mid-Maryland Folk Arts Council and Frederick Recreation Depa

Venue: Trinity Episcopal School get a map

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

Price: $6

For more information: (301) 694-6794; (Email): de("dancefred", "com", "gmail");

Web: www.contradancers.com/mmfac/index.htm

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays (year round)

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Gardner, MA: Gardner Contra Dances (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Gardner Contra Dances

— Traditional style contra dances are aerobic and good for brain plasticity. No need to bring a partner and all dances are taught by the caller. All levels of experience and ages are welcome.

Venue: Fraternal Order of Eagles: 71 City Hall Avenue get a map

Time: 7:30 to 10:00 PM

Price: $8. adults; $5. seniors & students

— Note: Please bring appropriate shoes with you suitable for dancing.

For more information: (978) 632-6677; (Email): de("gardnercontradance", "com", "gmail");

Web: www.facebook.com/GardnerContraDances

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays Sep-Jun

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Greenfield, MA: TopHill Music Contradance Parties (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: TopHill Music

— Contradance Party featuring New England’s top callers and bands...

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

Time: 8-11:30pm

Price: $10-$12 sliding scale

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For more information: (Email): de("tophillmusic", "com", "aol");

Web: www.guidingstargrange.org

Generic Schedule: second & fourth Saturdays (year round)

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Hanover, NH: Hanover, NH ~ 4th Saturday Dances (Ballroom, Swing and Other-styles Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Upper Valley Dance Club

— Ballroom, Latin, Swing dancing, Dance Workshops ($10) from 6 - 7:15pm ~ Free lesson at 7:30

Venue: Richard Black Recreation Center (across from Hanover Co-op) : 48 Lebanon Street get a map

Time: 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Price: $10. per person

— Note: Refreshments provided, Please carry in clean soft-soled shoes for dancing.

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

Web: www.freewebs.com/uppervalleydanceclub

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays Jan-Nov

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Harrisburg, PA: Frolic in the Fall (8 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Description: Featuring an hour long non-stop dance medley, and the world’s best pot luck.

Dance styles include: Contra Square Waltz Multiple_style Dance

Note: Advance registration encouraged as hall limit is about 100.

Venue: YWCA Camp Reily: 500 Fishing Creek Valley Road get a map

Price: $25

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

Web: frolicinthefall.freeservers.com

Date for 2014: Saturday, September 27

(This event (festival #1366) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Jamaica Plain, MA: Jamaica Plain Gender Role Free Contras

— Sponsored by: Boston Gender-Free Contra Dancers

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

Time: 7:30-10:30

Price: $10 (or whatever you can afford)

— Note: (All are welcome!)

For more information: (617) 852-4042; (Email): de("ricciotti", "com", "aol");

Web: www.lcfd.org/jp

Generic Schedule: second & fourth Saturdays Sep-Jul

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Kingston, NH: Kingston, NH Contra Dance

Featuring: music by Allemande North

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

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

Time: 8-11:00

Price: $8 (students: $5)

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

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

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays Aug-Feb (and Apr, May, Jun)

This date (September 27, 2014 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Lancaster (93535), CA: Lancaster Contra - 4th Saturday (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: California Dance Coop Los Angeles

Venue: Lutheran Church of the Master: 725 East Ave J — Near Hanstead Ave get a map

Time: Lesson from 6:30 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. and Dance from 7:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.

Price: $Admission at the door is $6 and bring munchies!

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

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

Web: www.caldancecoop.org

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays (year round)

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Merrimack, NH: Tango (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Paper Moon Dance Center

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

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:30) Dance: 8:15-11:00

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: fourth Saturdays (year round)

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Morrisville, NY: Syracuse Country Dancers Anything Goes Dance (Contra and English Dance) (unconfirmed)

Venue: Madison Hall get a map

Time: 8:00-11:00

Price: $7.00 regular 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: fourth Saturdays Sep-Jul

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Mystic, CT: the Pie Dance (Contra Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Mystic Contra Dance

— 4th Saturdays, variety of bands and callers

Venue: Frohsinn Hall (German Club) : Greenmanville Ave — Rt. 27 get a map

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

Price: $10 ($5 students)

— Note: Beginners and Singles welcome. GLBT friendly.

For more information: (860) 9619321or4014879713; (Email): de("katrinabercaw", "com", "yahoo");

Web: www.mysticdance.webs.com

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays (year round)

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New Bedford (Waterfront), MA: Working Waterfront Festival (11 th annual)

Multi-day event: Saturday, September 27, 2014 — Sunday, September 28, 2014

Description: Working Waterfront Festival, New Bedford, MA (September 27-28, 2014). an award winning, family friendly event celebrating the history and culture of New England’s commercial fishing industry featuring live music, children’s activities, cooking demonstrations, vessel and harbor tours, fisherman’s contests, author readings, film screenings, local seafood, festival bookstore, maritime artisans marketplace & more. the FREE festival presents all that goes into bringing seafood from the ocean to the table in a way that is hands-on, educational and fun. This year, we put the spotlight on the historic and contemporary role of fishing families, both on shore and at sea. Programming will highlight the skills, knowledge, and traditions which are passed from one generation to the next. We will explore what it means to grow up in a fishing family; consider the important support role family members play; and pay tribute to the many family businesses which are part of the industry.

Dance styles include: Contra International Swing Otherstyle Folk Dance

Venue: Fisherman’s Wharf, Pier 3: MacArthur Boulevard get a map

Time: 11 am to 6 pm

Price: $Free

For more information: (508) 993-8894; (Email): de("info", "org", "workingwaterfrontfestival");

Web: www.workingwaterfrontfestival.org

(This event (festival #1393) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

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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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Contra Dance Umbrella

Norwich, VT: Fourth Saturday Contra (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Muskeg Music

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

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

Time: 8:00

Price: $8 (Students $5, under 16: free; over 60: donation)

— Note: Please bring clean soft soled shoes

For more information: (802) 785-4607; (Email): de("rbarrows", "edu", "cs.dartmouth");

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays Jan-May

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Princeton (08540), NJ: Princeton Country Dancers 4th Saturday Contradance (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 - 11:00 PM

Price: $10

— 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: fourth Saturdays Mar-Jan

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Richmond, VA: Richmond Saturday Night Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Traditional American Dance and Music Society

— traditional style contras

Venue: Lewis Ginter Recreation Center: 3421 Hawthorne Ave. get a map

Time: 8-11:00

Price: $9 ($6 students/members) Youth 12 and under free

— Note: newcomers workshop 7 pm

For more information:

Web: www.tadamsva.org

Generic Schedule: second & fourth Saturdays (year round)

This date (September 27, 2014 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Roanoke (in downtown Roanoke), VA: Roanoke Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Roanoke Contra Dancers

— Contra Dancing

Venue: Kirk Family YMCA: 520 Church Avenue — Luck Avenue entrance get a map

Time: 7:30 to 10:00 pm (beginners lesson at 7pm)

Price: $8.00 suggested donation

— Note: Family friendly. All ages welcome. Beginners welcome.

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

Web: www.RoanokeContra.org

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays Jan-Nov

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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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San Diego, CA: Oktoberfest (57 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Saturday, September 27, 2014 — Sunday, September 28, 2014

— Sponsored by: International Folk Dancers of Balboa Park

Description: Beginners’ Workshop on Saturday and Dance Festival on Sunday in gorgeous Balboa Park Club ballroom. Free dance lessons on Saturday. Line and couple dances on program on Sunday with some teaching. Food available. Many vendors of great crafts, gifts, and rummage.

Dance styles include: Balkan Cajun Contra English Family International Israeli Sc Folk Dance

Venue: Balboa Park Club: 2150 Pan American Rd. get a map

Price: $Free

For more information: (619) 422-1584; (Email): de("gbsham", "com", "yahoo");

Web: sites.google.com/site/cabrillodancers/events

(This event (festival #854) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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San Diego, CA: San Diego Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: San Diego Folk Heritage

— Join our Facebook Group (San Diego Contra Dance)

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("sdfhcontradance", "com", "gmail");

Web: sites.google.com/site/sandiegocontradance

Generic Schedule: second & fourth Saturdays (year round)

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Saratoga Springs, NY: Saratoga Contradance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: DanceFlurry Organization

— Traditional contras

Venue: First Baptist Church of Saratoga Spring: 45 Washington St. get a map

Time: 7:35: Contra beginners’ lesson; 8-11:00 Contradance

Price: $10, DanceFlurry organization members $9, students $7, and children under 15, $6

For more information: (518) 899-0105; (Email): de("rfutyma", "net", "verizon");

Web: www.danceflurry.org

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays Jan-Apr

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South Amherst, MA: Fiddlers Green Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Fiddlers Green Contra Dance

Featuring: Steve Zakon-Anderson leading with music by Fiddle Randy Miller. Piano Linda Henry

— contras and a few surprises (circle mixers and squares) for all levels. No dance July, Aug, Dec.

Venue: Munson Library: 1046 S East St. get a map

Time: 7:30-10:30 pm

Price: $10 (reduced income/student $5-10)

— Note: Suggested ages 12 and up. Sit-in musicians encouraged. Beginners welcome. Facebook:”fgcontra”

For more information: (413) 461-0445; (Email): de("fginfo", "org", "fiddlersgreencontra");

Web: www.fiddlersgreencontra.org

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays Jan-May

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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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South Pasadena (91030), CA: South Pasadena - 4th Saturday (Contra Dance)

— Sponsored by: California Dance Coop Los Angeles

Featuring: music by The Screaming Earwigs

Venue: Womans Club of South Pasadena: 1424 Fremont Ave — (Corner of Rollin St and Fremont Ave) 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: fourth Saturdays (year round)

This date (September 27, 2014 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Tenants Harbor, ME: Thomaston Contradance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Thomaston Public Library

— Easy to moderate traditional contradances with differing bands and callers, all dances taught

Venue: Thomaston Academy: 42 Main St. get a map

Time: 8-10:30 p.m.

Price: $8, children free

— Note: children welcome, bare feet OK, water and snacks provided free

For more information: (207) 832-5584; (Email): de("writer", "com", "midcoast");

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays (year round)

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Toronto, ON: Toronto Country Dancers (Contra and Square Dance) (unconfirmed)

— 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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Watertown, MA: Boston Zydeco (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Boston Zydeco

— Zydeco Dancing

Venue: Veterans of Foreign Wars: 295 Arsenal Street get a map

Time: 7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Price: $18.00 - suggested donation

— Note: Come one, Come all to the Zydeco Dancing Hall

For more information: (978) 501-5597; (Email): de("nookta01", "com", "hotmail");

Web: www.BostonZydeco.org

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays Jan-Jan

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West Newbury, VT: West Newbury, VT Eastern Square Dance

Featuring: Adam Boyce leading

— Adam Boyce fiddles and calls old style New England singing squares, with various other formations

Venue: Community Hall: 219 Tyler Farm RD get a map

Time: 7:30pm

Price: $by donation

— Note: All ages and abilities welcome.

For more information: (802) 584-3809; (Email): de("adamrboyce", "com", "juno");

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays Jan-Nov

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Westford, MA: Barn Dance at the PCA (Contra and Square Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Parish Center for the Arts

Featuring: music by Oh, Contraire! (Judy Wong (Fiddle), Dave Tierney (Fiddle), Erin Dubinsky (Fiddle), Sarah Jaffer (Fiddle), Judy Wong (Fiddle), George Mills (Fiddle), Theresa Greene (Fiddle), Joel Gonzalez (Guitar), Aubrey Jaffer (Hammered dulcimer), Claude Galinsky (Mandolin), Mike Harde (Piano), Dave Fox (Fiddle), David Tierney (Fiddle, mandolin), Kate Hanlon (Fiddle), Cindy McIntyre (Woodwinds) and Dotty Smith (Trombone))

— Everyone welcome.

Venue: Parish Center for the Arts: 10 Lincoln Street get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7) Dance: 7:30-10:00

Price: $6 (Free to first-time dancers who arrive at 7:00 for the beginners’ workshop)

For more information: (978) 692-2039; (Email): de("mharde", "com", "gmail");

Web: www.westford.com/pca

Generic Schedule: fourth Saturdays Jan-Mar

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Sunday, September 28, 2014

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

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Brattleboro, VT: Brattleboro Contra Dance at the Stone Church (unconfirmed)

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

Time: 07:00 Pm - 10:00 Pm

Price: $7 Students / Seniors, $10 General

— Note: Soft-soled shoes requested. Be aware of chemical sensitivities by arriving fragrence free.

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

Web: brattcontra.org

Generic Schedule: second & fourth Sundays (year round)

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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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DG favorite Cambridge, NY: Hubbard Hall Community Dance (Contra, Family and Square Dance) (unconfirmed)

Featuring: Fern Bradley leading with music by Hubbard Hall Tune Jam Band

— lively New England style dances--contras, circles, squares and more

Venue: Freight Depot Theater (behind Hubbard Hall) : 25 E. Main Street get a map

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Price: $8 adult; $5 age 21 and younger, $15 family rate

— Note: Potluck before the dance; bring a dish to share

For more information: (518) 692-9079; (Email): de("dancingfern", "net", "verizon");

Web: www.hubbardhall.org

Generic Schedule: fourth Sundays Jan-Apr

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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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Contra Dance Umbrella

Enfield (Enfield), CT: Shindig at the Barn (Contra Dance) (no dance today)

Venue: Powder Mill Barn: 32 South Maple St — South Maple St and Dust House Rd get a map

Time: 7-10:00

Price: $8 ($5 students)

For more information: (860) 749-4494; (Email): de("Ralphsweet", "com", "aol");

Web: www.powdermillbarn.com

Generic Schedule: fourth Sundays Oct-May

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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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Montague (Center), MA: Family Dance (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Montague Grange

Venue: Montague Grange (Contra Dance 7-10; Gender role-free) : 34 Main Street get a map

Time: 4-6:00

Price: $7-$12

— Note: No Wheelchair Access

For more information: (413) 367-9830; (Email): de("familydancecom", "net", "montaguema");

Web: www.montaguema.net/calendar.cfm?name=montague_grange

Generic Schedule: last Sundays (not in May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep)

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Contra Dance Umbrella
Contra Dance Umbrella

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)

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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)

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

Contra Dance Umbrella

Monday, September 29, 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)

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 (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)

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

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