The Dance Gypsy presents

Folk, contra and traditional dances, festivals and other events

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

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

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

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

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

Description: Lindy Hop Swing Dance Camp

Dance styles include: Swing Dance

Venue: Camp Wicosuta get a map

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

Web: www.swingoutnh.com

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

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

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

— Sponsored by: World Music and Dance Institute

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

Dance styles include: Balkan International Scandinavian Folk Dance

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

Price: $200-400

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

Web: www.dancingplanetproductions.com/dancecamp.htm

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

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

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

— Sponsored by: California Dance Cooperative

Description: A long weekend of riotous dancing and jamming.

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Note: Pre-registration required.

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

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

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

Web: www.caldancecoop.org/ldda

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

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

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

— Sponsored by: Portland Country Dance Community

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

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

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

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

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

Web: www.NWPassageDancecamp.org

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

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

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

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

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Venue: Lost Lake Boy Scout Camp get a map

Price: $175 (plus $!5 membership)

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

Web: www.contraborealis.org

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

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

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

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

Dance styles include: Scottish Dance

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

Price: $265

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

Web: www.rscdsboston.org

(This event (festival #128) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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

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

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

Dance styles include: Contra English Dance

Note: Application deadline is July 15

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

Price: $170

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

Web: www.cds-boston.org

(This event (festival #180) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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

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

Description: English (afternoon) Contra (all night)

Dance styles include: Contra English Dance

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

Price: $25

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

Web: www.dawndance.org

(This event (festival #535) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Monday, September 1, 2014

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

— Sponsored by: Penobscot Bay Scottish Country Dancers

Featuring: music by Recorded Music

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

Time: 7:30-9:30

Price: $3

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

Generic Schedule: Every Monday (year round)

(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)

Contra Dance Umbrella

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)

Contra Dance Umbrella

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)

DG favorite Peterborough, NH: Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Monadnock Folklore Society

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

— We always have cookies!

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

Time: 8:00-10:30

Price: $3

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

Web: www.monadnockfolk.org

Generic Schedule: Every Monday (year round)

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

Portland, ME: annes dance (Swing Dance)

— Sponsored by: West Coast Swing Portland

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

Venue: Riverton: 512 Warren Avenue get a map

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

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

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

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

Web: www.annedfleming.com

Generic Schedule: Every Monday (year round)

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

Contra Dance Umbrella

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)

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

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

— Sponsored by: Folk Arts Center of New England

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

Time: 7:30-9:30

Price: $Free

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

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

Web: www.facone.org

Generic Schedule: Every Tuesday Jul-Aug

(This cancellation believed correct by the Dance Gypsy;

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

— Sponsored by: Shall We Dance So. VT

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

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

Time: 7-8:30pm

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

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

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

Web: www.shallwedance.biz

Generic Schedule: Every Tuesday (year round)

(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)

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Cambridge, MA: contradanceforallatMIT (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Folk Dance Club

— Traditional Contras and Squares

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

Time: 8:00-10:30 pm

Price: $0.00-10.00

— Note: Students and Public Welcome

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

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

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

(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)

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, September 3, 2014

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

— Sponsored by: African Dance Vermont

— African Dance classes with a rotation of teachers

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

Time: 7:00 to 8:30 pm

Price: $sliding scale $12-15

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

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

Web: www.africandancevt.com

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday (year round)

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Amherst, MA: Downtown Amherst Contradance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Amherst Area Contras

— Exciting, new contra dance in downtown Amherst featuring well-known and upcoming callers & musicians

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

Time: 7:30

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

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

For more information: (Email): de("will", "com", "dedicationtechnologies");

Web: amherstcontra.org

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

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DG favorite Arlington Heights, MA: English Dance

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

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

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

— (Opening party) —

Time: 7:30-10:30

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

— Note: Basics session at 7:10pm

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

Web: www.cds-boston.org

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday Sep-Jun

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

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

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

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

Time: 7:30 - 10:00

Price: $free

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

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

Web: www.AustinBarnDancers.org

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday (year round)

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

— Sponsored by: African Dance Vermont

— West African dance for all levels, with live drumming

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

Time: 7-8:30

Price: $sliding scale $12-15

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

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

Web: www.africandancevt.com

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday (year round)

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Fairlee, VT: Scottish Country Dance Class (unconfirmed)

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

Featuring: Gary Apfel leading

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

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

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

Price: $3 (First time free)

— Note: always confirm first

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

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday Sep-Jun

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

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

— “Exploring the world three minutes at a time”

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

Time: 7:30-10:00

Price: $5 (first time free)

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

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

Web: www.duxburysystems.com/ffd

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday Sep-Jun

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

Contra Dance Umbrella

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

— Sponsored by: Muggivan School of Irish Dance

— Irish Dance Lessons

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

Time: Call or Email for Class Schedules

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

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

Web: www.irishdancela.com

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday (year round)

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

— Sponsored by: Rhythm Divine Dancing

— Everyone Welome

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

Time: 20:00-22:00

Price: $Free

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

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

Web: www.facebook.com/RhythmDivineDancing

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday (year round)

(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)

Contra Dance Umbrella

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)

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Utica, MI: Tango (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Atd

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

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

Time: 7:00

Price: $15

— Note: none

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

Web: www.argentinetangodetroit.com

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday (year round)

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

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

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

Time: 7:30-10:30

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

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

Web: www.cds-boston.org

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday Jul-Aug

(This cancellation believed correct by the Dance Gypsy;

Thursday, September 4, 2014

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

— Sponsored by: Glen Echo Folkdancers

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

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

Time: 7:30-10:45

Price: $7

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

Web: www.dancingplanetproductions.com

Generic Schedule: Every Thursday (year round)

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

Concord, MA: Thursday Contras at the Scout House

— Sponsored by: Neffa

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

Time: 7:30-10:30

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

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

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

Web: www.ThursdayContras.com

Generic Schedule: Every Thursday (year round)

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

Dover, NH: First Thursday Contras & Squares

— Sponsored by: Lamprey River Band

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

— Contras & Squares with the Lamprey River Band

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

Time: 8:00-10:30

Price: $7; students $5

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

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

Web: nhcountrydance.com

Generic Schedule: first Thursdays (year round)

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

Northampton, MA: Scottish Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: RSCDS Boston Branch

— Scottish Country Dancing

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

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

Price: $5.00

— Note: Please wear soft soled shoes

For more information: (413) 527-3407;

Generic Schedule: Every Thursday Sep-May

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

— Sponsored by: International Folk Dancers of Ottawa

— weekly dances, occasional workshops and parties

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

Time: 7:10- 10:30

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

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

Web: www.ifdo.ca

Generic Schedule: Every Thursday (year round)

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Rochester, NY: CDR Contra dances (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Country Dancers of Rochester

— Contras and squares

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

Time: 8-11:00

Price: $8 ($7 student or members)

— Note: All dances taught, clean shoes

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

Web: www.CDRochester.org

Generic Schedule: Every Thursday (year round)

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

— Sponsored by: South Bend Swing Lab

— Michiana’s First Swing and Lindy Hop Community

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

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

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

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

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

Web: sbswinglab.wordpress.com

Generic Schedule: Every Thursday (year round)

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

Contra Dance Umbrella

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

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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)

(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 5, 2014

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

— Sponsored by: Dance Flurry Organization

— Swing dance to an extraordinary live band every month

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

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

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

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

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

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

Generic Schedule: first Fridays (year round)

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Amherst, MA: International Dance

— Sponsored by: Amherst International Folkdancing

Featuring: music by Kolev Family Ensemble

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

— (Special Event! Dance party with Bulgarika) —

Time: 7:30-10:00

Price: $Donation

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

Web: www.amherstfolkdancing.org

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

This date (September 5, 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)

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

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)

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

Bennington, VT: Bennington Community Contradance

— Sponsored by: Bennington Community Contradance

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

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

Time: 7:30 - 10:30

Price: $10

— Note: All welcome, no partner necessary

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

Web: www.benningtondance.org

Generic Schedule: first Fridays Sep-Jul

This date (September 5, 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 (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

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

Time: 8-11:00

Price: $10 (CDS Members $8)

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

Web: www.cds-boston.org

Generic Schedule: first Fridays Oct-May

(This cancellation believed correct by the Dance Gypsy;

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)

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

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

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

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

Venue: Glen Maury Park get a map

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

Web: www.rockbridgefestival.org

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

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Atlanta, GA: Friday Night Contra (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Chattahoochee Country Dancers

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

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

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

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

Web: www.contradance.org

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

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

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

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

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

Time: 7:00-9:30

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

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

Web: burlingtoncountrydancers.org

Generic Schedule: first & third Fridays Sep-May

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

— challenging, advanced contras

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

Time: 8-11:00

Price: $10 (Under 21: $8)

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

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

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

Generic Schedule: first Fridays Sep-May

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Cooperstown, NY: Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: The Otsego Dance Society

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

Time: 8-11:00+

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

— Note: no partner or experience necessary

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

Web: otsegodancesociety.blogspot.com

Generic Schedule: first Fridays Sep-Jun

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

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

— Sponsored by: Mid Columbia Folklore Society

Description: Informal jamming and participant-organized workshops

Dance styles include: Contra Square Dance

Note: Advance registration required

Venue: Brooks Memorial State Park get a map

Price: $70 adults, $45 under 16

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

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

(This event (festival #683) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Greenfield, MA: Moving Violations Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Org-139

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

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

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

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

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

Web: www.themovingviolations.com

Generic Schedule: first Fridays (year round)

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Contra Dance Umbrella

Greenfield, MA: Greenfield Mostly Waltz (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Friends of the Guiding Star Grange

Featuring: music by Recorded Music

— Couple dances, mostly waltzes, live music

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

Time: 7:00-10:30

Price: $10

— Note: Bring soft-soled shoes

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

Generic Schedule: first Fridays (year round)

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

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

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

Dance styles include: Contra English Square Waltz Otherstyle Dance

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

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

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

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

Web: footfalldance.com

(This event (festival #1182) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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

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

— Sponsored by: Huntingdon County Arts Council

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

Dance styles include: Celtic Contra Family International Folk Dance

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

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

Web: www.folkgathering.com

(This event (festival #1597) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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

— Sponsored by: White Mountain Scottish Country Dancers

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

Time: 7:30 - 9:30 pm

Price: $By donation

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

Web: sites.google.com/site/whitemtnscottishdancers

Generic Schedule: Every Friday Oct-Jun

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

— Sponsored by: South Brevard International Dancers

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

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

Time: 7:00 pm

Price: $5

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

Web: www.folkdance.org

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

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

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

— Sponsored by: Arkansas Country Dance Society

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

Dance styles include: Contra English Scottish Square Multiple_style Dance

Venue: Ozark Folk Center get a map

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

Web: www.arkansascountrydance.org

(This event (festival #13) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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New Haven, CT: English Dance (unconfirmed)

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

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

Time: 8:00-10:30

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

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

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

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

— Sponsored by: Lambertville County Dancers

— English Country Dance

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

Time: 8 pm (newcomers at 7:30)

Price: $8 ($5 for students)

— Note: soft soled shoes

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

Web: www.lambertvillecountrydancers.org

Generic Schedule: first Fridays (year round)

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

— Sponsored by: Scissortail Traditional Dance Society

— Contra Dancing

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

Time: 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM

Price: $5.00

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

Web: www.scissortail.org

Generic Schedule: first Fridays (year round)

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

— Sponsored by: Orange Park English Country Dance

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

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

Time: 7:00-10:00pm

Price: $Free

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

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

Web: english.fladancegypsy.info

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

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

— International Folk Dancing

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

Time: 7-9 pm

Price: $free

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

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

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

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Pickens, SC: Moondance (annual)

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

— Sponsored by: Harvest Moon Folk Society

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

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Venue: Table Rock State Park get a map

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

Web: www.harvestmoonfolk.org

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Portland, ME: Swing Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: SWingNutS

Featuring: music by Maine Swingin’ DJs

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

Time: 8:00-12:00

Price: $8

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

Generic Schedule: first & third Fridays Sep-Jun

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Portsmouth, NH: Ballroom Dance (unconfirmed)

— Dancing for All Levels, All Dances, All Dancers

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

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

Price: $10 pp

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

Web: portsmouthballroomdancestudio.com

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

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Contra Dance Umbrella

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

— Sponsored by: College Hill Contra Dance

— Contra Dance

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

Time: 8-11:00

Price: $8 ($6 students)

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

Web: providencecontra.com

Generic Schedule: first & third Fridays (year round)

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

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

— Sponsored by: Wheatland Music Organization

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

Dance styles include: Cajun Celtic Otherstyle Dance

Venue: Wheatland Festival grounds get a map

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

Web: www.wheatlandmusic.org

(This event (festival #815) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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

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

— Sponsored by: Missoula Folklore Society

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

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Venue: Flathead Lake get a map

Price: $165

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

Web: www.missoulafolk.org

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

— Sponsored by: San Diego Folk Heritage

— Join our Facebook Group (San Diego Contra Dancing)

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

Time: 8 - 11 pm

Price: $7

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

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

Web: sites.google.com/site/sandiegocontradance

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

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

— Sponsored by: Tri-City Folkdancers

— Mostly Balkan International dancing

Venue: YWCA: 44 Washington Ave. get a map

Time: 7:30-10:00 Pm

Price: $8

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

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

Web: www.tri-cityfolkdancers.org

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

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Seattle, WA: Balkan Recreational Dancing (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Seattle Balkan Dancers

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

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

Time: 8:30-11:00 Pm

Price: $5.00

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

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

Web: www.seattlebalkandancers.org

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

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Utica, MI: Ballroom and Tango (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Argentine Tango Detroit

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

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

Time: 8:00

Price: $Free trial with purchase

— Note: No partner needed

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

Web: www.argentinetangodetroit.com

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

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Wentworth, NH: Square Dance (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Rebuild the Wentworth Bandstand

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

Time: 8

Price: $7; $4 children

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

Generic Schedule: first Fridays Oct-Jun

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

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

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

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

Time: 8pm

Price: $Admission

— Note: All experience levels and ages welcome.

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

Generic Schedule: first Fridays (year round)

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Williston, VT: Ballroom Nights

— Sponsored by: Ballroom Nights

— Social Ballroom Dancing

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

Time: 7:00-10:00

Price: $14

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

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

Web: www.ballroomnights.com

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

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

— Sponsored by: Ballroom Nights

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

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

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

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

— Note: Soft soled shoes.

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

Web: www.ballroomnights.com/index2.html

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

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Contra Dance Umbrella

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Albuquerque, NM: Albuquerque Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: New Mexico Folk Music and Dance Society

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

Time: 7:30-10:30

Price: $8 members/$9 non-members

— Note: Check website for occasional location changes.

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

Web: www.folkmads.org

Generic Schedule: first & third Saturdays (year round)

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

— Sponsored by: Berlin Country Orchestra

— Traditional Style Contras

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

Time: 8-11:00 Pm

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

— Note: Please wear clean soft-soled shoes.

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

Web: webpages.charter.net/brlncountryorch

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays Oct-May

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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)

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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

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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)

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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

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Chatham, NY: Columbia County Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

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

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)

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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)

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Corvallis, OR: Corvallis Folklore Society Contra Dances

— Sponsored by: Corvallis Folklore Society

Featuring: Lindsey Dono leading with music by Corner House (Bruce Marbin, Bo Leyden and Roy Rowland)

— 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

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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

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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

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

Double Dance — — Sponsored by: The Folk Project

Featuring: Donna Hunt leading with music by Montage (Jane Knoeck (piano, accordion), Rachel Bell (accordion, flute), Tom Santarsiero (mandolin, guitar, banjo, and, foot and percusion))

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

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

— (Hall will be open in between sessions for brown bag dinner. Many restaurants close by.) —

Time: Advanced contras 4pm-6pm. Regular evening dance 8pm-11pm. Beginner’s session 7:30pm. (note!)

Price: $10 afternoon/$15 evening (students: $5 afternoon/$10 evening)

— 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)

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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");

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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)

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

— Sponsored by: Friends of Traditional Dance

— Contra Dance

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

Time: 8-11:00 (7 lesson)

Price: $9

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

Web: www.fotd.org

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

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Contra Dance Umbrella

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

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Kingston, PA: Wyoming Valley Contra Dance-FolkloreSociety NEPA (no dance today)

— 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

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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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DG favorite Montpelier, VT: Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Contradance Umbrella

Featuring: Nils Fredland leading with music by The Free Raisins (Audrey Knuth (fiddle), Amy Englesberg (piano), Jeff Kaufman (mandolin and octave fiddle))

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

— (fund-raiser for the Capital City Grange, donations appreciated) —

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 (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Foothill Country Dancers

Featuring: music by Hot Cider

— Modern and traditional contras...

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

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

Price: $8 ($7 members)

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

Web: www.foothilldancers.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays -Oct

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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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Contra Dance Umbrella

Peterborough, NH: Peterborough 1st Saturday Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Monadnock Folklore Society

Featuring: Dave Eisenstadter leading with music by Jonathan Cannon (fiddle guitar mandolin washboard tie musical saw)

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

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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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Port Ewen, NY: Hudson Valley English Dance

— Sponsored by: HVCD

Featuring: Judi Rivkin leading with music by Jeanette Hancock-Huttel (violin), Katie Jeannotte (viola), Stewart Dean (concertina) and Sue Polansky (clarinet)

Venue: Reformed Church of Port Ewen: 160 Salem Street 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)

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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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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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Storrs, CT: Quiet Corner Contra Dance (QCCD) (no dance today)

— 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)

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Water Mill, NY: LITMA Watermill Contra (no dance today)

— 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

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Albany, NY: Capital English Country Dancers (no dance today)

— 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

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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)

Brattleboro, VT: Brattleboro Balkan Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Brattleboro International Folk Dancing

Featuring: Gini Milkey and Rachelle Ackerman leading with music by Xopo

— mostly Balkan, always live music, all levels

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

Time: 7-10:00

Price: $12 (suggested donation)

— Note: soft soled shoes required; please bring a water bottle

For more information: (802) 257-9513; (Email): de("rachelleackerman", "com", "yahoo");

Web: www.xopoandfriends.com

Generic Schedule: first Sundays Sep-May

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

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)

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

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