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Folk, contra and traditional dance festivals and other events

(between April 17, 2014  and  April 17, 2015)

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Juneau, AK: Alaska Folk Festival (40 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Monday, April 14, 2014 — Sunday, April 20, 2014

Description: Unique event and can be compared more to a folk life festival then to the Folk Festivals that many of us have experienced. No one gets paid. Dance sets in the dance hall Thursday - Saturday nights are one hour in length.

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Venue: Centennial Hall get a map

Price: $Free

For more information: (907) 463-3316; (Email): de("info", "org", "alaskafolkfestival");

Web: akfolkfest.org

(This event (festival #384) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Friday, April 18, 2014

Charleston, SC: Palmetto Bug Stomp (24 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, April 18, 2014 — Sunday, April 20, 2014

— Sponsored by: Charleston folk

Description: Contras, squares, swing and waltz workshops

Dance styles include: Contra Swing Dance

Venue: Park Circle Rec Center get a map

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

Web: charlestonfolk.weebly.com

(This event (festival #372) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Ville Platte, LA: Dewey Balfa Cajun-creole Heritage Week (9 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, April 18, 2014 — Friday, April 25, 2014

Dance styles include: Cajun Dance

Venue: Chicot State Park get a map

Price: $225

For more information: (337) 234-8360; (Email): de("info", "org", "lafolkroots");

Web: lafolkroots.org

(This event (festival #796) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Saturday, April 19, 2014

Greenfield, MA: Contra Promenade (2 nd annual)

— Sponsored by: Friends of Greenfield Dance

Featuring: Swallowtail

Description: No dress code, but fancy and fun is strongly encouraged! Or come as you are, but please come! No age limit, and no partner necessary. Dessert potluck at the break. Prom portraits downstairs by Jessica Schultz and Ryan Carollo

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Note: Please bring clean, soft-soled shoes to protect our new dance floor. Kindly do not wear perfume,cologne or other scented products.

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

Time: 7:30 - 11:30 Pm

Price: $12; $10 senior/student/low income

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

Web: www.friendsofgreenfielddance.org

Date for 2014: Saturday, April 19

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Lafayette, LA: Festival International De Louisiane (28 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 — Sunday, April 27, 2014

Description: free Visual and Performing Arts Festival Celebrating the French cultural heritage of Southern Louisiana

Dance styles include: Cajun Dance

Venue: Downtown Lafayette get a map

Price: $free

For more information: (337) 232-8086; (Email): de("info", "com", "festivalinternational");

Web: www.festivalinternational.com

(This event (festival #397) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Thursday, April 24, 2014

Wilkesboro, NC: Merlefest (25 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Thursday, April 24, 2014 — Sunday, April 27, 2014

Description: The Dance Stage offers everything from clogging to Cajun dances, all day Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and Friday/Saturday nights. 8 other stages

Venue: Wilkes Community College get a map

For more information: (800) 343-7857; (Email): de("merlefest", "edu", "wilkescc");

Web: www.merlefest.org

(This event (festival #758) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Friday, April 25, 2014

Berea, KY: Hands Four Spring Dance Weekend (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, April 25, 2014 — Sunday, April 27, 2014

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Note: max 160 dancers

Venue: Russel Acton Folk Center: 212 Jefferson Street get a map

Price: $49

For more information: (859) 985-3431; (Email): de("ccds", "edu", "berea");

Web: www.hands4-berea.com

(This event (festival #720) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Dallas, TX: When in Doubt Swing Contra Dance Weekend (24 th annual)

Multi-day event: Friday, April 25, 2014 — Sunday, April 27, 2014

— Sponsored by: North Texas Traditional Dance Society

Description: Contra Dance Weekend featuring Ladies at Play with caller Steve Zakon-Anderson

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Venue: Sokol Athletic Center: 7448 Greenville Ave get a map

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

Web: www.nttds.org/wids2014/home.html

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Dowling, MI: Trillium Twirl (23 rd annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, April 25, 2014 — Sunday, April 27, 2014

Description: Contra, Square

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Venue: get a map

Price: $120

For more information: (517) 321-3070; (Email): de("dbaur", "net", "provide");

Web: www.mdh-online.org

(This event (festival #387) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Durham, NC: Spring Dance Romance (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, April 25, 2014 — Sunday, April 27, 2014

Description: Contra Dance Weekend

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Venue: Pleasant Green Community Center: Pleasant Green Community Center Road get a map

Price: $125

For more information: (919) 484-2165; (Email): de("sdr", "org", "tcdancers");

Web: www.tcdancers.org

(This event (festival #689) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Lenox, MA: Lenox Assembly (6 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, April 25, 2014 — Sunday, April 27, 2014

— Sponsored by: lenox.assembly@gmail.com

Description: Experienced English, with focus on style and teaching. Applications received by January 31, 2013 will be considered together.

Dance styles include: English Dance

Note: Experienced only, soft soled shoes, advance registration required. Applications received by January 31, 2013 will be considered together.

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

For more information: (Email): de("lenox.assembly", "com", "gmail");

(This event (festival #1364) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Mansfield, MA: New England Folk Festival (NEFFA) (70 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, April 25, 2014 — Sunday, April 27, 2014

— Sponsored by: Neffa

Description: Dance, music, singing, workshops, International Dance Performances, crafts, and food from many lands. All performers donate their talents as volunteers. One of the largest dance festivals anywhere.

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

Venue: Mansfield High and Middle Schools: East Street get a map

Price: $See the ticket price list at the web site.

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

Web: www.neffa.org

(This event (festival #632) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Portland, OR: Portland Raindance (7 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, April 25, 2014 — Sunday, April 27, 2014

Description: Urban Contra Weekend in Portland, Oregon

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Venue: Norse Hall: 111 NE 11th get a map

For more information: (503) 319-1717; (Email): de("raindance.pdx", "com", "gmail");

Web: www.PortlandRaindance.org

(This event (festival #1186) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Saturday, April 26, 2014

Lachine, QC: Montreal Ball Rscds (55 th annual) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: RSCDS Montreal

Dance styles include: Scottish Dance

Venue: Maison Du Brasseur: 2901 Boulevard Saint Joseph get a map

Price: $85

For more information: (514) 288-0992; (Email): de("secretary", "org", "scmontreal");

Web: scdmontreal.org

Date for 2014: Saturday, April 26

(This event (festival #1641) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Montréal, QC: Montreal Branch Ball (annual) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: RSCDS Montreal Banch

Description: Scottish country dinner & dancing.

Dance styles include: Scottish Dance

Note: Advanced registration required. Application form with tickets prices on website.

Venue: Church of St. Andrew and St. Paul (Kildonan Hall ) : 3415 Redpath Street get a map

For more information: (514) 842-3011; (Email): de("sally.campbell", "ca", "mcgill");

Web: www.scdmontreal.org

Date for 2014: Saturday, April 26

(This event (festival #393) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Santa Barbara, CA: Sprung Floor Dance Festival (23 rd annual) (unconfirmed)

Description: Three bands, three callers, mostly contras

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Venue: Carrillo Ballroom: 100 E. Carrillo St. get a map

Price: $35

For more information: (805) 699-5101; (Email): de("contact2009", "org", "sbcds");

Web: www.sbcds.org/sf

Date for 2014: Saturday, April 26

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Sunday, April 27, 2014

Elkins, WV: Augusta Spring Music Week (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Sunday, April 27, 2014 — Friday, May 2, 2014

Description: West Virginia has long-standing traditions of both hammered and lap dulcimer that go back to early settlement days. Today, the music of these instruments is evolving to include many genres and styles of playing. Augusta’s Spring Dulcimer Week offers numerous levels on both mountain and hammered dulcimer, as well as a class for autoharp. Evening activities include films, open jam sessions and dance. Public concert will be held at 8pm on Thursday.

Dance styles include: Contra Square Dance

Note: You must preregister for Spring Dulcimer Week (Thursday concert is open to the public.)

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

Price: $420

For more information: (304) 637-1209; (Email): de("augusta", "com", "augustaheritage");

Web: augustaheritagecenter.org

(This event (festival #382) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Friday, May 2, 2014

Atlanta, GA: What the Hey? (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 2, 2014 — Sunday, May 4, 2014

Description: a no-frills, all-thrills dance weekend.

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

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

Price: $39 early registration and $49 late

For more information: (770) 314-7765; (Email): de("WhatTheHeyDance", "com", "yahoo");

Web: www.DanceRhapsody.com

(This event (festival #405) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Beckwith, WV: Whitewater Whirl! (11 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 2, 2014 — Sunday, May 4, 2014

— Sponsored by: Footmad

Description: A weekend of (mainly) contra dance in a wooded park setting in a great old hall with a knee-friendly wood floor. Afternoon workshops. Evening dances. Special Sat afternoon outdoor activities in and round the New River Gorge including whitewater rafting, rock climbing, hiking, and more. Dance all weekend! Or combine dance with outdoor adventure!

Dance styles include: Contra Square Dance

Venue: Fayette County Park, 4H Camp: 1390 Fayette County Park Rd get a map

Price: $95 adult / $55 [under 30]

For more information: (304) 415-3668; (Email): de("Whitewater.Whirl", "com", "gmail");

Web: www.whitewaterwhirl.org

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Brasstown, NC: English Country Dance Weekend (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 2, 2014 — Sunday, May 4, 2014

— Sponsored by: John C. Campbell Folk School

Dance styles include: English Dance

Venue: John C. Campbell Folk School: 1 Folk School Rd get a map

Price: $196

For more information: (800) 365-5724; (Email): de("dance", "org", "folkschool");

Web: www.folkschool.org

(This event (festival #1640) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2014)

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Clarkdale, AZ (United States): May Madness (23 rd annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 2, 2014 — Sunday, May 4, 2014

— Sponsored by: AZ We Dance

Description: A weekend of high energy dancing in Prescott Arizona!

Dance styles include: Contra Square Waltz Dance

Venue: Clark Memorial Clubhouse: 19 N. Ninth Street get a map

For more information: (928) 774-5936; (Email): de("maymadness", "org", "azwedance");

Web: azwedance.org

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Fairfield, IA: Fairfield Frolic (5 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 2, 2014 — Sunday, May 4, 2014

— Sponsored by: Fairfolk

Description: Advanced Contra Dance Weekend. Workshops include Advanced Contras, Irish Set Dances, English Country Dancing

Dance styles include: Celtic Contra English Dance

Note: Experienced dancers only

Venue: Morning Star Studio: 50 South Court Street get a map

Price: $65 early registration; $75 after April 1

For more information: (Email): de("fairfolk3", "net", "somastream");

Web: www.fairfolk.org

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Galloway, OH: Central Ohio Folk Festival (18 th annual)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 2, 2014 — Sunday, May 4, 2014

— Sponsored by: Columbus Folk Music Society, Inc.

Featuring: Joe Crookston http://joecrookston.com/

Description: Sponsored by the Columbus Folk Music Society, Inc., & Battelle-Darby Creek Metro Park, Columbus/Galloway, OH 43119, USA. This festival is always held on the first full weekend (Including Friday) of May and is held at the Battelle-Darby Creek Metro Park. the Festival usually features 30 or more mini-concerts and teaching workshops, with a main-stage concert Saturday evening. the workshops are for various traditional instruments, music & other folk arts. All activities are free except for classes and the Saturday evening concert. Check web site for specifics.

Dance styles include: Family Dance

Venue: Batelle-Darby Creek Metro Park (Indian Ridge) : 1775 Darby Creek Drive get a map

Price: $Free To $35.00

For more information: (614) 491-8614; (Email): de("Rbaron49", "com", "aol");

Web: www.columbusfolkmusicsociety.org

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Galloway, OH: Central Ohio Folk Festival (18 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 2, 2014 — Sunday, May 4, 2014

— Sponsored by: Columbus Folk Music Society, Inc.

Description: Sponsored by the Columbus Folk Music Society, Inc., & Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park, this festival is always held on the first full weekend (including Friday) of May. the Festival usually features 30 or more mini-concerts and teaching workshops, with a main-stage concert on Saturday evening.

Venue: Batelle-Darby Creek Metro Park (Indian Ridge) : 1775 Darby Creek Drive get a map

Price: $0.00 - $30.00

For more information: (614) 491-8614; (Email): de("Rbaron49", "com", "aol");

Web: www.cfms-inc.org/central_ohio_folk_festival.htm

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Owen Sound, ON: Spring Fling (18 th annual)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 2, 2014 — Saturday, May 3, 2014

— Sponsored by: Fiddlefern Country Dancers

Description: A weekend of dance, music and gourmet food in Owen Sound on Georgian Bay nestled into the Niagara Escarpment. a weekend known for it’s warm hospitality.

Dance styles include: Contra Family Square Dance

Note: Advanced registration recommended; Soft soled shoes

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

Price: $Advanced Weekend with Gourmet Meals $95; Advanced Weekend (dancing only) $55; we have student prices

For more information: (519) 372-9151; (Email): de("sallydobson2", "com", "gmail");

Web: www.fiddlefern.net

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Riner, VA: Dare To Be Square Dance Weekend (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 2, 2014 — Sunday, May 4, 2014

Description: A weekend of traditional square dancing, calling workshops, and late night music & merriment, in southwest Virginia!

Dance styles include: Square Dance

Venue: Homestead Farm get a map

Price: $35

For more information: (Email): de("pjamison", "edu", "warren-wilson");

Web: www.daretobesquare.org

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Woodstock Valley, CT: LCFD Spring Gender Role Free Dance Camp (25 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 2, 2014 — Sunday, May 4, 2014

— Sponsored by: Lavender Country & Folk Dancers

Description: Gender Free Contras, English Country Dancing, Workshops. Friday evening through Sunday afternoon. 2 nights lodging; 6 meals. Early reigstration discount. Work exchange, and scholarship assistance available. Contras Called by Steve Zakon-Anderson; Band is the Latter Day Lizards; English Country Dance led by Robin Hayden.

Dance styles include: Contra English Dance

Note: advanced registration required; at-the-door OK if you inform the Registrar in advance.

Venue: Camp Woodstock (YMCA camp) : 42 Camp Rd get a map

Price: $240 for full fee; early registration

For more information: (413) 548-1097; (Email): de("camp", "org", "lcfd");

Web: www.lcfd.org

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Saturday, May 3, 2014

Durham, NH: Swing into Spring (annual) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: UNH Hepcats Swing Club

Description: UNH Swing Club’s Spring Dance! We will have a beginner lesson from 7-8 (basic East Coast Swing Dancing will be covered) and dancing from 8-11. the Lake’s Region Big Band will be playing for us this year.

Dance styles include: Swing Dance

Venue: Memorial Union Building (Granite State Room) : Main Street get a map

Price: $7

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

Web: www.unh.edu/hepcats

Date for 2014: Saturday, May 3

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Saint Cloud, FL: Mayfair Ball (10 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Description: English Country Dancing Afternoon workshops with “Long Odds” Evening Ball at 7:00pm with “Full Circle” Price: $20 till Apr.11; $25 after.

Dance styles include: English Dance

Venue: St. Cloud Senior Citizen Center get a map

For more information: (386) 490-4946; (Email): de("stcloudecd", "com", "yahoo");

Web: chagalo.org/ecd

Date for 2014: Saturday, May 3

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San Diego, CA (United States): San Diego May Faire Ball (8 th annual)

— Sponsored by: San Diego English Country Dancers

Featuring: Roguery

Description: The band will be Roguery with Erik Weber calling. the most beautiful venue. Great treats and decorations. Period costumes admired but not required.

Dance styles include: English Dance

Venue: Pacific Beach: 5050 Soledad Road get a map

Time: 6 - 10pm

Price: $35 ($40 after March 25)

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

Web: www.thesandiegoball.org

Date for 2014: Saturday, May 3

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Seattle, WA: Cascadia English Country Dance Weekend (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Saturday, May 3, 2014 — Monday, May 5, 2014

Description: English country dance workshops and dances

Dance styles include: English Dance

Venue: Polish Home: 1714 18th Ave. get a map

For more information: (206) 325-9080; (Email): de("thebestocks", "com", "gmail");

Web: www.paulbestock.com/cascadia.html

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White River Junction, VT: Spring Fling Dance (annual) (unconfirmed)

Description: fundraiser for the Bugbee Senior Center

Dance styles include: Swing Dance

Venue: American Legion Hall get a map

Price: $15

For more information: 802-885-2655; (Email): de("jgelfan", "org", "coasevt");

Date for 2014: Saturday, May 3

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Sunday, May 4, 2014

Rochester, NY: Jane Austen Ball Weekend (8 th annual) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Country Dancers of Rochester

Description: English Country dances in the spirit of the Jane Austen era. Morning review session, buffet lunch available, Ball starts at 2pm. Regency style or festive clothing suggested. Call for location. Experienced English dance the night before.

Dance styles include: English Dance

Note: Advance registration suggested -- see website

Venue: A private club in Rochester ((call for location)) get a map

Price: $50

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

Web: www.CDRochester.org?page_id=97

Date for 2014: Sunday, May 4

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Thursday, May 8, 2014

Montreal, QC: Festival La Grande Rencontre (22 nd annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Thursday, May 8, 2014 — Sunday, May 11, 2014

— Sponsored by: Spdtq

Description: traditionnal quebecois/irish dance evening on the saturday evening.

Dance styles include: Contra Square Dance

Venue: École des arts de la Veillée: 911 Jean-Talon East get a map

Price: $22

For more information: (514) 273-0880; (Email): de("info", "org", "espacetrad");

Web: www.espacetrad.org

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Friday, May 9, 2014

Black Mountain, NC: Lake Eden Spring Arts Festival (27 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 9, 2014 — Sunday, May 11, 2014

Description: Multicultural music, dance and arts festival in a beautiful lakefront setting in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Venue: Camp Rockmont: 377 Lake Eden Rd. get a map

For more information: (828) 68MUSIC; (Email): de("info", "com", "theLEAF");

Web: www.theLEAF.com

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Bloomingdale, NJ: Folk Project Spring Festival (25 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 9, 2014 — Sunday, May 11, 2014

Description: Small, intimate festival--250 attendees maximum. Three contra dances, Rock’n’Roll dance, dance workshops, pick-up jams, concerts and more. Saturday is dance day with an afternoon and evening Contra Dance - Saturday-only commuter tickets available. Near Morristown NJ.

Dance styles include: Contra Multiple_style Dance

Note: Pre-registration required.

Venue: Star Lake Camp: 286 Macopin Rd get a map

Price: $205; Saturday day pass $85

For more information: (908) 647-4306; (Email): de("FestReg", "org", "Folkproject");

Web: festival.folkproject.org

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Des Plaines, IL (United States): ALHC (17 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 9, 2014 — Sunday, May 11, 2014

— Sponsored by: Artspectrum

Description: classes, dance contests, dance parties

Dance styles include: Swing Dance

Venue: Crowne Plaza Hotel: 5440 N River Rd get a map

Price: $109-$189

For more information: (313) 790-2311; (Email): de("askartspectrum", "com", "yahoo");

Web: artspectrum.org/alhc.htm

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San Antonio (78207), TX: San Antonio Contra Dance Anniversary (7 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 9, 2014 — Saturday, May 10, 2014

— Sponsored by: San Antonio Contra Dancers

Description: Rodney Miller & Max Newman will provide music for our Anniversary dance! Also includes a free musician’s workshop. Friday night--Texas’ first TechnoContra.

Dance styles include: Contra Multiple_style Dance

Note: Soft-soled shoes

Venue: International Folk Culture Center: 411 SW 24th St. — Our Lady of the Lake University get a map

Price: $36, partial registration available

For more information: (210) 431-3922; (Email): de("lbengtson", "edu", "ollusa");

Web: www.contramusicanddance.eventbrite.com

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Saturday, May 10, 2014

Belmont, CA (United States): Hungarian Heritage Festival (3 rd annual)

— Sponsored by: Hungarian Heritage Foundation

Featuring: Eszterlanc Hungarian Folk Ensemble ~ Forras

Description: Savor the tastes, sights and sounds of Hungary. Come see what makes Hungarian culture truly unique!

Dance styles include: Family International Otherstyle Folk Dance

Venue: Twin Pines Park: 1225 Ralston Avenue get a map

Time: 11:30 am - 9 pm

Price: $5 for adults; $3 for youth 6-17 yrs; children under 6 free

For more information: (888) 603-8597; (Email): de("info", "com", "hhf-sf");

Web: www.HungarianHeritageFestival.com

Date for 2014: Saturday, May 10

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Mellenville, NY (United States): Benefit Dinner and Contra Dance For Free Columbia

— Sponsored by: Free Columbia

Description: Fund-raising special event, including dinner and contra dance. Raising funds for innovative, forward-thinking non-profit arts organization.

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Venue: Claverack Town Park get a map

Time: 5:30 dinner; 6:30 basics; 7--10 dance

Price: $0--$20 (free will voluntary donation)

For more information: (Email): de("laurasummer", "net", "fairpoint");

Web: freecolumbia.org

Date for 2014: Saturday, May 10

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Woodbridge, CT: An Evening in Old Hollywood (8 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Description: A Dance in Paradise Delicious & Plentiful Hors D’oeuvres & Desserts B.Y.O.B. Dress in Your Tropical Best

Dance styles include: Ballroom Dance

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

Price: $15

For more information: (203) 526-6843; (Email): de("ctballroom", "com", "aol");

Web: www.ctballroomsociety.com

Date for 2014: Saturday, May 10

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Sunday, May 11, 2014

Madrid, NM: Gypsy Festival (12 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Description: A celebration of dance, music, food, performance art & world culture.

Venue: Madrid is only one block long - you can’t miss it. get a map

Price: $10

For more information: (Email): de("gypsyfestival", "com", "hotmail");

Date for 2014: Sunday, May 11

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Monday, May 12, 2014

Cornish, NH (United States): Square Dance in Cornish, NH

— Sponsored by: Cornish Historical Society

Featuring: (DG supporter) Adam Boyce ~ Sue Hunt

Description: Adam Boyce fiddles and calls the old singing square dances, with Sue Hunt on piano. a potluck supper and short business meeting of the historical society precede the dance, starting at 6pm.

Dance styles include: Family Square Vintage Dance

Note: All experience levels welcome.

Venue: Cornish Town Hall, near fairgrounds get a map

Time: 7:30 pm to 10pm

Price: $donation

For more information: (802) 484-7719; (Email): de("adamrboyce", "com", "juno");

Date for 2014: Monday, May 12

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Thursday, May 15, 2014

Darlington, MD: Almost Heaven Dance Weekend (27 th annual)

Multi-day event: Thursday, May 15, 2014 — Sunday, May 18, 2014

— Sponsored by: Almost Heaven Dance Weekend, LLC

Description: Great Bear Trio, Swallowtail, Play With Swallowtail Orchestra, and late night Techno Contra (dJ improper). Contras called by George Marshall, Tim Van Egmond, Sarah Van Norstrand. Gaye Fifer teaches Dutch Crossing. All ages welcome. 3 nights and 3 days of dancing, jamming, singing, and children’s program. Gender balanced. Rural environment on the Susquehanna River. Workshops include Play With Swallowtail, Swing, Waltz, Tango, Salty Dog, more. Comfortable lodging and meals included.

Dance styles include: Contra Family Swing Tango Waltz Dance

Note: Advance registration required. Beginners and Saturday night walk-ins are welcome.

Venue: Camp Ramblewood: 2564 Silver Road get a map

Price: $269 (age 22+), $175 (13-21)

For more information: (240) 304-9468; (Email): de("A.H.DanceCamp", "com", "gmail");

Web: sites.google.com/site/ahsince1988

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Friday, May 16, 2014

Boulder (in Gold Hill 12 mile west of Boulder), CO: Moonfest - Spring (35 th annual)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 16, 2014 — Sunday, May 18, 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 Waltz 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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Copake, NY: Sabab Classic And Contempory Israeli Folk Dance Festival (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 16, 2014 — Monday, May 19, 2014

Description: Classic and Contempory Israeli Folk Dance

Dance styles include: Israeli Folk Dance

Venue: Camp Emmanuel get a map

Price: $335-405

For more information: (518) 329-3303; (Email): de("sababa", "com", "keff");

Web: www.sababadance.com

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Dover, DE: Hora Aviv Israeli Dance Camp (17 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 16, 2014 — Monday, May 19, 2014

Description: Israeli folk dance camp (formerly: Camp Washington)

Dance styles include: Israeli Folk Dance

Venue: Wesley College: 120 North State Street get a map

For more information: (301) 762-8978; (Email): de("shmuel", "com", "capitaldance");

Web: www.capitaldance.com

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Hopewell Junction, NY: Pawling (51 st annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 16, 2014 — Sunday, May 18, 2014

Dance styles include: Scottish Dance

Venue: Circle Lodge get a map

Price: $295 and $225

For more information: (212) 849-8282; (Email): de("info", "org", "rscdsnewyork");

Web: www.rscdsnewyork.org

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Huntsville, AL: Once in a Blue Moon (17 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 16, 2014 — Sunday, May 18, 2014

Description: Contras, Squares and Waltzes

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Venue: University of Alabama in Huntsville (University Center) get a map

Price: $75

For more information: (256) 880-8740; (Email): de("info", "com", "secontra");

Web: secontra.com/bluemoon.html

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Kintnersville, PA: Philadelphia Spring Thing (53 rd annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 16, 2014 — Sunday, May 18, 2014

— Sponsored by: Philadelphia Folk Festival

Description: A participatory weekend from the folks who bring you the Philadelphia Folk Festival

Dance styles include: Multi Dance

Venue: Camp Nock-A-Mixon get a map

For more information: (800) 556-FOLK; (Email): de("pfs", "org", "PFS");

Web: www.folkfest.org

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Mendocino, CA: Razzmatazz Camp (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 16, 2014 — Sunday, May 18, 2014

Description: Balkan music and dance weekend

Dance styles include: International Folk Dance

Venue: Mendocino Woodlands: 39350 Little Lake Road get a map

Price: $110

For more information: (510) 965-9688; (Email): de("marilyn", "net", "sonic");

Web: www.mendocinowoodlands.org/vacations.html

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Ottawa, ON: May, We Dance Again (annual) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Otawa English Dance Club

Dance styles include: English Dance

Venue: Churchill Seniors Centre: 345 Richmond Rd get a map

For more information: (Email): de("nmkilby", "ca", "cyberus");

Web: www.ottawaenglishdance.org

Date for 2014: Friday, May 16

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Pittsburgh, PA: Pittsburgh Folk Festival (58 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 16, 2014 — Sunday, May 18, 2014

Dance styles include: International Folk Dance

Venue: Station Square get a map

For more information: (412) 278-1267; (Email): de("info", "org", "pghfolkfest");

Web: www.pghfolkfest.org

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Salt Lake City, UT (United States): Salt Lake City Spring Contra Dance Festival (2 nd annual)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 16, 2014 — Sunday, May 18, 2014

— Sponsored by: Wasatch Contras

Featuring: Jeremy Korr ~ Toss the Possum

Description: Workshops, dances, and concerts all weekend long! Each event priced individually and no preregistration required.

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Venue: Montessori Community School: 2416 E 1700 S get a map

For more information: (801) 363-7442; (Email): de("brendanced", "com", "gmail");

Web: www.wasatchcontras.org

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Swannanoa, NC: Swannanoa Gathering - Callers Weekend (11 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 16, 2014 — Monday, May 19, 2014

— Sponsored by: Swannanoa Gathering

Description: Workshops during the days and square dances each night. Open to callers, dancers, and old-time musicians of all levels.

Dance styles include: Square Dance

Venue: Warren Wilson College (Bryson Gym) : 701 Warren Wilson Rd. get a map

Price: $60

For more information: (828) 771-3722; (Email): de("pjamison", "edu", "warren-wilson");

Web: pm.appstate.edu/~mamlinnl/callersflyer.htm

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Wareham, MA (United States): Bluegrass on the Bogs Festival, E.Wareham MA (9 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 16, 2014 — Sunday, May 18, 2014

— Sponsored by: Bluegrass on the Bogs

Description: Bluegrass and non-traditional acoustic music...and dance. Looking to add clogging or other dance workshops during the festival.

Dance styles include: Otherstyle Dance

Note: All welcome

Venue: Jellystone Cape Cod at Maple Park: 290 Glen Charlie Rd get a map

Price: $45 for weekend, $15 Fri,$25 Sat, $20 Sun

For more information: (508) 280-4825; (Email): de("ktpn", "net", "comcast");

Web: www.bluegrassonthebogs.com

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Waterloo (Waterloo), ON: Ontario Folk Dance Camp (56 th annual)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 16, 2014 — Monday, May 19, 2014

— Sponsored by: Ontario Folk Dance camp

Description: Workshops all day Saturday and Sunday, as well as Monday morning; dance parties Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights.

Dance styles include: Balkan English International Israeli Scottish Otherstyle Folk Dance

Note: Open to all ages, all levels. Advance registration is required.

Venue: University of Waterloo (Conference Centre) : 200 University Avenue West — Ron Eydt Village get a map

For more information: (Email): de("info", "ca", "ontariofolkdancecamp");

Web: www.ontariofolkdancecamp.ca

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Saturday, May 17, 2014

Fairlee, VT: Fairlee Spring Fling (13 th annual)

— Sponsored by: The Reel & Strathspey Society of Fairlee, Vermont

Description: Dance at 7:00 p.m. Walk through at no charge at 2:30. Potluck dinner at 5:30 p.m.

Dance styles include: Scottish Dance

Note: Musicians: Peter Macfarlane (fiddle), Viveka Fox (fiddle), Susie Petrov (piano & accordion)

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

Time: (Walkthough 2:30, potluck 5:30) 7:00

Price: $13 for general public; $11 for RSCDS Boston Branch Members; $5 for under 18 years of age

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

Web: www.rscdsboston.org/FairleeSFFlier.pdf

Date for 2014: Saturday, May 17

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Foster, RI: Rhode Island Folk Festival (12 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Saturday, May 17, 2014 — Sunday, May 18, 2014

— Sponsored by: fosteringArts.org

Description: traditional folk music and dance; daytime workshops and all day concert stage; evening concert; next day open jam session. the contra dance is in the afternoon on Saturday.

Dance styles include: Contra Multiple_style Dance

Venue: Littly Rhody Vasa Park: 10 Boswell Trail get a map

Price: $15/day; $15/evening/$25/both

For more information: (401) 392-1322; (Email): de("RIFolkFestival", "com", "notaol");

Web: www.fosteringArts.org

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Wiscasset, ME: Morris Farm Contra Dance (18 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Venue: Wiscasset Primary School (Gym) : 146 Gardiner Road, W get a map

Price: $6

For more information: (207) 882-4080; (Email): de("gpwlaw", "com", "peoplepc");

Date for 2014: Saturday, May 17

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Sunday, May 18, 2014

Agoura, CA: Topanga Banjo Fiddle Contest and Folk Festival (54 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Description: An international dance, folk, old-time and bluegrass festival - International Dancing: Irish Set, Scottish Country, English Country, Family, Contra and Square Dancing with all live music!

Dance styles include: English International Square Folk Dance

Venue: Paramount Movie Ranch get a map

Price: $Buy discount tickets in advance at www.topangabanjofiddle.org.

For more information: (818) 382-4819; (Email): de("info", "org", "topangabanjofiddle");

Web: www.topangabanjofiddle.org

Date for 2014: Sunday, May 18

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Agoura, CA: Topanga Banjo Fiddle Contest (54 th annual) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Topanga Banjo*Fiddle Contest and Folk Festival, INc.

Description: A folk dance and bluegrass, folk and old-time music festival, featuring contestants, professional bands, jamming musicians and children’s music and activities. Dance Barn will feature English Country, Family, Contra and Square Dancing with all live music.

Dance styles include: Celtic Contra English Family Square Dance

Venue: Paramount Movie Ranch get a map

Price: $Purchase discount tickets in advance at http://www.topangabanjofiddle.org

For more information: (818) 382-4819; (Email): de("publicity", "org", "topangabanjofiddle");

Web: www.topangabanjofiddle.org

Date for 2014: Sunday, May 18

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Montreal, QC: La Grande Rencontre Quebec Traditionnal Dance and Music Festival (21 st annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Sunday, May 18, 2014 — Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Description: Dances with callers, shows, workshops, storytelling, trad music sessions, exhibitions, activities for children.

Venue: Lafontaine Park (parc lafontaine) get a map

For more information: (514) 273-0880; (Email): de("info", "ca", "spdtq.qc");

Web: espacetrad.org

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Friday, May 23, 2014

Ballston Spa, NY: Gottagetgon Festival (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 23, 2014 — Monday, May 26, 2014

Description: Concerts, workshops. Sat. night family dance

Dance styles include: Contra Family Dance

Venue: Saratoga County Fairgrounds get a map

For more information: (518) 882-6809; (Email): de("betsyfry", "com", "aol");

Web: www.pickingandsinging.org

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Charleston, WV: Vandalia Gathering (38 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 23, 2014 — Sunday, May 25, 2014

Description: Music Dancing Stories Crafts Food and Fun, Old-Time activities for Young’uns

Venue: Cultural Center and State Capitol Grounds get a map

Price: $free

For more information: (304) 558-0220;

Web: www.wvculture.org/vandalia

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Atlanta, GA: Catapult! the National Contra Showcase (3 rd annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 23, 2014 — Monday, May 26, 2014

— Sponsored by: Catapult Showcase

Description: A four-day festival focused on showcasing the next generation of undiscovered contra dance weekend musicians and callers. 6 Hot Bands. 6 Cool Callers. 4 Days of Dancing. 24 Hours of Contra. 18 Hours of Workshops.

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Note: Advanced registration required.

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

Price: $75 until 1/15/12. $85 until 3/31. $95 thereafter.

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

Web: www.catapultshowcase.com

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Huntingdon, PA: Folk College (15 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 23, 2014 — Sunday, May 25, 2014

Description: Folk College is a fun and friendly weekend of playing and listening to folk music — a fantastic three days of workshops, jam sessions, concerts, and group playing. the camp is designed for musicians with eclectic tastes. Within one weekend, you’ll have a choice of workshops ranging from oldtime to Celtic to blues to international, and you’ll get to sing, dance, play, and listen. Musicians of all instruments and levels are welcome, and there are also choices for non-musicians who want to listen, learn, and experiment with folk music.

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Venue: Juniata College get a map

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

Web: www.folkcollege.com

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Kerhonkson, NY: Spring Folk Music Weekend (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 23, 2014 — Monday, May 26, 2014

— Sponsored by: Folk Music Society of New York

Description: A weekend of primarily folk music with dances Saturday and Sunday evenings

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Venue: Hudson Valley Resort and Spa get a map

Price: $270-330

For more information: (718) 672-6399; (Email): de("info", "org", "folkmusicny");

Web: www.folkmusicny.org

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Palo Cedro, CA (United States): Statewide Folk Dance Festival of California (69 th annual)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 23, 2014 — Monday, May 26, 2014

— Sponsored by: Folk Dance Federation of California

Description: Statewide International Folk Dance Festival in Redding, California. Roberto Bagnoli will teach international dances and Cristian Florescu & Sonia Dion will teach Romanian dances. Live & recorded music at the parties.

Dance styles include: International Folk Dance

Venue: IOOF Rebekah Hall: 22551 Silverlode Lane get a map

For more information: (Email): de("info", "com", "StatewideFolkdance");

Web: www.StatewideFolkdance.com

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Remus, MI: Wheatland Traditional Arts Weekend (26 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 23, 2014 — Sunday, May 25, 2014

Dance styles include: Contra Square Swing Dance

Venue: Wheatland Festival grounds get a map

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

Web: www.wheatlandmusic.org

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Seattle, WA: Northwest Folklife Festival (43 rd annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 23, 2014 — Monday, May 26, 2014

Description: 5, 000 regional & int’l artists share their traditions through dance, music, crafts. 900 dance & music performances on 22 stages, participatory dancing/workshops. Free!

Dance styles include: Multiple_style Dance

Venue: Seattle Center get a map

For more information: (206) 684-7300; (Email): de("folklife", "org", "nwfolklife");

Web: www.nwfolklifefestival.org

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Los Angeles (At the end of Santa Anita Ave), CA: Camp Sturtevant Contra Dance Weekend (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 23, 2014 — Monday, May 26, 2014

— Sponsored by: California Dance Cooperative

Description: Surrounded by the largest virgin stand of Big Cone Spruce trees in the United States, Sturtevant’s canyon setting provides a unique opportunity to experience wilderness, an historic location, and contra dance! the four-mile hike leads you up the lush, cool and shady Santa Anita Canyon to the cozy, inviting canyon setting of this beautiful camp complete with heated bunk bed cabins, a bathhouse, and a dining and dance hall, with maple floor that has the natural spring of hundred-year-old horizontal pole framing. With acoustic music, it is an intimate location for 40 campers.

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Note: Advanced registration required. Maximum 40 dancers.

Venue: Camp Sturtevant: 2000 Santa Anita Ave — 4 miles hike to camp get a map

Price: $Still to be determined for 2012.Probable right around $300

For more information: (626) 422-4364; (Email): de("dan", "us", "vilter");

Web: www.caldancecoop.org/sturtevant

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Smithfield, RI: Bayou N Boogie Fest (8 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 23, 2014 — Sunday, May 25, 2014

Description: Picturesque views set the stage for two days of Hot Louisiana Music!! Rain or Shine Covered dance pavilion with large wood dance floor!! Indoor & outdoor stages for continuous music. Grill area serving food. Beginners & Advanced Dance Lessons Accordion workshop with Corey Ledet Fiddle workshop with Dennis Stroughmatt 2009 Artists: Li’l Nathan & the Zydeco Big Timers, Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble, Dennis Stroughmatt & Creole Stomp, Corey Ledet plus many more

Dance styles include: Cajun Dance

Venue: Smithfield Elks Lodge: 326 Farnum Pike get a map

For more information: (401) 965-0849; (Email): de("joe", "com", "salsrbclub");

Web: www.bayounboogiefest.com

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Socorro, NM: FolkMADness Music and Dance Weekend (22 nd annual)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 23, 2014 — Monday, May 26, 2014

— Sponsored by: New Mexico Folk Music & Dance Society

Featuring: Chris Sanders ~ Delaura Padovan ~ Elixir ~ Eric Anderson ~ (DG supporter) Eric Black ~ Erik Erhardt ~ Karina Wilson ~ Larry Unger ~ Nils Fredland ~ Privy Tippers ~ Sande Gillette ~ Steve Hickman ~ Will Mentor

Description: Contras, squares, English country, singing, music workshops & programs for kids.

Dance styles include: Contra English Square Dance

Venue: New Mexico Tech University: 801 Leroy Place get a map

Price: $235 adults $180 young adults $60/$115 kids

For more information: (505) 256-5381; (Email): de("debbrunt", "net", "comcast");

Web: www.folkmads.org/folkmadness.html

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Troy, MO: Kimmswick Dance Weekend (53 rd annual)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 23, 2014 — Monday, May 26, 2014

— Sponsored by: Childgrove Country Dancers

Description: Dance weekend with contras and squares, plus ad hoc workshops in other dance forms. Music jams are encouraged. Bands generally come from Missouri and surrounding states, and calling is open. Located at Cuivre River State Park, opportunities for swimming, hiking, and just hanging out abound. in even numbered years, the weekend runs from Friday night of Memorial Day weekend until Monday afternoon. in odd years, weekend runs from Friday night until Sunday afternoon the weekend before Memorial Day weekend. Please see the web site for more details.

Dance styles include: Cajun Contra English Square Waltz Multiple_style Dance

Note: The three-day weekend is generally fully subscribed, so we suggest advance registration!

Venue: Camp Sherwood Forest: Cuivre River State Park get a map

Price: $75

For more information: (636) 537-1643; (Email): de("kimmswick", "org", "childgrove");

Web: www.childgrove.org

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Wasilla, AK: Dancing Bears Dance Camp (33 rd annual)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 23, 2014 — Monday, May 26, 2014

Featuring: The Canote Brothers/Brian DeMarcus ~ Kathy Anderson ~ The Rhythm Raptors/Rodney Miller/TJ Crow/Jeff Spero ~ Tony Parkes

Description: A 3 day dance camp weekend featuring contra and square dances and offering a variety of music and dance workshops. Every Memorial Day weekend at beautiful Kings Lake Camp near Anchorage Alaska. Additionally, a dance featuring the Guest Artists is held in Anchorage on the Thursday night prior to the Camp and is open to the community.

Dance styles include: Contra Square Dance

Note: Pre-registration is required. Please see our website for registration and Camp details: thedancingbears.org

Venue: King’s Lake Camp get a map

Price: $265

For more information: (907) 223-2327; (Email): de("barbara", "com", "alaskabike");

Web: thedancingbears.org

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White Springs, FL: Florida Folk Festival (62 nd annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 23, 2014 — Sunday, May 25, 2014

Venue: Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park get a map

For more information:

Web: www.floridafolkfestival.com

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Saturday, May 24, 2014

Belfast, ME: Memorial Weekend Party (31 st annual)

Multi-day event: Saturday, May 24, 2014 — Sunday, May 25, 2014

— Sponsored by: Penobscot Bay Scottish Country Dancers

Description: Scottish dance party, live music, brunch/ceilidh sunday 10a

Dance styles include: Scottish Dance

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

Time: Pot Luck Supper�6:30, Dance 8:00 PM

For more information: (207) 469-3293; (Email): de("davidt", "net", "acadia");

Web: www.rscdsboston.org/events-calendar.html

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East Durham, NY: Irish Festival (37 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Saturday, May 24, 2014 — Sunday, May 25, 2014

Description: Three days of Ireland in America with musical entertainment, dancing, food and activities

Dance styles include: Celtic Dance

Venue: MJ Quill Irish Cultural & Sports Centre get a map

Price: $12

For more information: (800) 434fest; (Email): de("Festom", "com", "aol");

Web: www.mjqirishcentre.com

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Jaffrey, NH: Southern Nh Scottish Games & Celtic Music Festival. (16 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Description: elebrates Scottish heritage with amateur athletic competitions; Highland dance; piping competitions; sheepdog demonstrations, Historic Highlanders, Scottish food; a children’s area; and pub tent with local brews. $6 ($9 at gate). Fri. 7pm Ceilidh at Peterborough Town Hall

Dance styles include: Scottish Dance

Venue: Silver Ranch get a map

Price: $12 ($8 in advance)

For more information: (603) 924-6050; (Email): de("info", "org", "snhscotcelt");

Web: www.snhscotcelt.org

Date for 2014: Saturday, May 24

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Logan, OH: Mayapple Stomp (23 rd annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Saturday, May 24, 2014 — Sunday, May 25, 2014

Description: Old-Time music & dance. Camping and dancing in the Hocking Hills with open-mic format.

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Venue: Izaac Walton Lodge get a map

Price: $25 adults/$15 under 23 at the door (preregister $19, under 23 $12)

For more information: (614) 855-3840; (Email): de("ohiodancer", "com", "aol");

Web: www.bigscioty.com/may-appl.htm

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Webb, NY (United States): 15th Annual Adirondack Polka Festival (17 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Saturday, May 24, 2014 — Sunday, May 25, 2014

— Sponsored by: Adirondack Special Events

Dance styles include: Vintage Otherstyle Dance

Venue: North Street Recreation Center: 100 North St get a map

Price: $17-30

For more information: (315) 369-5456; (Email): de("bluelinebydesign", "com", "yahoo");

Web: www.polkafestusa.com

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Sunday, May 25, 2014

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

Multi-day event: Sunday, May 25, 2014 — Monday, May 26, 2014

Description: Contra (all night)

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

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

Price: $20

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

Web: www.dawndance.org

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Elk Park, NC (United States): Contrathon (8 th annual) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Historic Jonesborough Dance Society

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Venue: Pisgah National Forest: 5215 Elk Park Hwy get a map

Price: $20 all day, $12 Half day

For more information: (423) 534-8879; (Email): de("david", "org", "historicjonesboroughdancesociety");

Web: www.historicjonesboroughdancesociety.org

Date for 2014: Sunday, May 25

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Thursday, May 29, 2014

Beloit, WI: June Camp (57 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Thursday, May 29, 2014 — Sunday, June 1, 2014

— Sponsored by: Midwest Folk Dance Association

Description: Workshops and dancing in Croatian, Israeli and international folk dance

Dance styles include: Balkan International Israeli Folk Dance

Note: advanced registration required except for evening parties

Venue: Beloit College get a map

Price: $25 - $220

For more information: (630) 584-0825; (Email): de("junecampifd", "com", "gmail");

Web: junecampifd.googlepages.com

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Beloit, WI: June Camp (58 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Thursday, May 29, 2014 — Sunday, June 1, 2014

— Sponsored by: Midwest Folk Dance Association

Description: June Camp is a regionally-run international folk dance weekend workshop in the upper Midwest.

Dance styles include: Balkan International Israeli Multiple_style Folk Dance

Note: Advance registration is required.

Venue: Beloit College get a map

Price: $220 full weekend; several part-time options and scholarships available

For more information: (630) 584-0825; (Email): de("junecampifd", "com", "gmail");

Web: junecampifd.googlepages.com

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Friday, May 30, 2014

Oswego, NY: Great Bear Groove Dance Weekend (5 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 30, 2014 — Sunday, June 1, 2014

— Sponsored by: Great Bear Music

Description: Summer contra dance weekend in Oswego, NY hosted by the Great Bear Trio.

Dance styles include: Contra Square Waltz Otherstyle Dance

Venue: Fallbrook Lodge: 103 Thompson Road get a map

Price: $see website for details

For more information: (315) 598-3923; (Email): de("gbt", "com", "vfiddle");

Web: www.greatbeargroove.com

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Toronto, ON: Reel Blast Irish Set Dancing Weekend (11 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 30, 2014 — Sunday, June 1, 2014

— Sponsored by: Toronto Irish Set Dancing Club

Description: A weekend of Irish Set dancing ceilis and workshops in downtown Toronto. Pat Murphy, author of the Irish set-dancing bible Toss the Feathers is being brought in from Ireland to teach.

Dance styles include: Celtic Square Dance

Note: Everyone is welcome, no experience is required. Singles, couples and groups are welcome.

Venue: Russian Orthodox Church Hall: 823 Manning Avenue get a map

For more information: (Email): de("reelblast", "ca", "yahoo");

Web: www.set-dance.ca/reelblast/ReelBlast.htm

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Saturday, May 31, 2014

Paris, IDF (France): American Contra Dance in Paris

Description: Workshop and Contra Dance in Paris, with caller John Sweeney and the English Contra Dance Band.

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Venue: American Church in Paris: 65 Quai d’Orsay get a map

Time: 4pm to 10pm

Price: $not yet fixed

For more information: (Email): de("Laurette.Tuckerman", "com", "gmail");

Date for 2014: Saturday, May 31

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Sunday, June 1, 2014

Fort Lauderdale, FL: Festival Yachad (18 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Dance styles include: Israeli Folk Dance

Venue: Broward Center for the Performing Arts get a map

For more information: (561) 901-1200; (Email): de("COPAVision", "net", "comcast");

Date for 2014: Sunday, June 1

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Las Vegas, NV: Dance Vision Vegas Dance Camp (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Sunday, June 1, 2014 — Friday, June 6, 2014

Description: Ballroom Dance Classes~american Rhythm & Smooth, International Latin & Standard Styles, Dance Contests

Dance styles include: Ballroom Dance

Venue: Gold Coast Hotel/Casino get a map

Price: $639

For more information: (800) 851-2813; (Email): de("info", "com", "dancevision");

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Mars Hill, NC: Blue Ridge Old-time Music Week (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Sunday, June 1, 2014 — Saturday, June 7, 2014

Description: Instruction for all levels: banjo, fiddle, guitar, mandolin, 3-9 dulcimer, bass, Appalachian singing styles.

Venue: Mars Hill College get a map

Price: $269-$489

For more information: (828) 689-1167; (Email): de("conferences", "edu", "mhc");

Web: www.mhc.edu/conferences

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Monarch, MT: Montana Fiddle Camp (week 1) (19 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Sunday, June 1, 2014 — Friday, June 6, 2014

— Sponsored by: Montana State Old Time Fiddlers Association

Description: Instruction for all levels plus guitar, mandolin (week 1) & piano (week 2) 3-8, accompaniment.

Venue: get a map

Price: $195

For more information: (406) 323-1198; (Email): de("buckley", "com", "midrivers");

Web: montanafiddlers.org

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Thursday, June 5, 2014

Preston, CT: Cajun Festival —Blast From the Bayou (18 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Thursday, June 5, 2014 — Sunday, June 8, 2014

Description: Cajun Cuisine, dance instruction and 4 days of great music. Free festival camping with weekend pass, sites and rentals also available

Dance styles include: Cajun Dance

Venue: Strawberry Park: 42 Pierce Road get a map

Price: $95 wknd pass (daily $20-$35)

For more information: (888) 794-7944; (Email): de("camp", "net", "strawberrypark");

Web: www.strawberrypark.net

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Friday, June 6, 2014

Colchester, VT: Rockin’ English Country Dance

— Sponsored by: Burlington Country Dancers

Featuring: Adina Gordon ~ Giant Robot Dance

Description: Maybe you thought English Country Dancing was not as interesting as contra dancing. Well, think again! Join Giant Robot Dance for a full night of English unlike any you’ve been to before! Less Jane Austen and more Phish. No experience required. Make it a weekend! Follow Adina and Giant Robot Dance the next day to the Attempt on the Guinness Book of World Records Longest Contra Dance Line in Rutland VT (separate Dance Gypsy event).

Dance styles include: English Dance

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

Time: 7-10pm

Price: $12 ($10 under 30 years old)

For more information: (Email): de("valandtom", "net", "myfairpont");

Web: www.burlingtoncountrydancers.org

Date for 2014: Friday, June 6

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Saturday, June 7, 2014

Albuquerque, NM (United States): Albuquerque Folk Festival (16 th annual) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Albuquerque Folk Festival

Description: Over 100 events in one day including 16 dance workshops, performances, jam sessions, music, song and workshops and demonstrations, storytelling and children’s activities. Plus 2 evening dances (swing dance and contra dance).  Free dry camping May 31- June 2nd

Dance styles include: Balkan Celtic Contra English Family International Israeli Folk Dance

Venue: Anderson Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum: 9201 Balloon Museum Drive Northeast get a map

For more information: (505) 301-2822; (Email): de("info", "org", "abqfolkfest");

Web: www.abqfolkfest.org

Date for 2014: Saturday, June 7

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Lancaster, NH: Spring Frolic (19 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Description: Scottish dancing- part of a Scottish Weekend Celebration,

Dance styles include: Scottish Dance

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

Price: $10 ($5 children)

For more information: (802) 751-7671; (Email): de("btobin", "org", "cabotschool");

Date for 2014: Saturday, June 7

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Northampton, MA: End of Year Party and Potluck (24 th annual) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Northampton Scottish Country Dance

Dance styles include: Scottish Dance

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

Price: $1 and a dish for Potluck, $10 for the Dance

For more information: (413) 527-3407;

Date for 2014: Saturday, June 7

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Poway, CA: Sam Hinton Folk Heritage Festival (annual) (unconfirmed)

Venue: Old Poway Park get a map

Price: $free

For more information: (858) 566-4040; (Email): de("SDFH", "com", "san.rr");

Web: www.sdfolkheritage.org

Date for 2014: Saturday, June 7

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Rutland, VT (United States): Attempt at Guinness Longest Contra Dance Line

Featuring: Adina Gordon ~ Giant Robot Dance ~ Perpetual e-Motion ~ Will Mentor

Description: There will be another dance on campus that night with the same bands and callers. Between the Guinness Attempt and the evening dance there will also be a very large potluck. So mark your calendar, get the word out and be there...We need your help...We need 2209 dancers plus you.

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Venue: College of St. Joseph: 71 Clement Road get a map

Time: 3pm

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

Web: www.facebook.com/events/423172007802626

Date for 2014: Saturday, June 7

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Washington, DC: Washington Folk Festival (34 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Saturday, June 7, 2014 — Sunday, June 8, 2014

Venue: Glen Echo Park get a map

For more information: (703) 536-8427; (Email): de("info", "org", "fsgw");

Web: www.fsgw.org

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Whately, MA: Whately Assembly (annual) (unconfirmed)

Description: Formal Dress English; pre-registration required

Dance styles include: English Dance

Note: Advance registration required. Period or formal dress suggested.

Venue: Richard and Flora’s Whately Dance Barn get a map

Price: $30

For more information: (413) 665-0484; (Email): de("florafauna", "com", "the-spa");

Web: www.whatelydancebarn.com

Date for 2014: Saturday, June 7

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Sunday, June 8, 2014

Hindman, KY: Appalachian Family Folk Week (37 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Sunday, June 8, 2014 — Saturday, June 14, 2014

— Sponsored by: Hindman Settlement School

Description: Workshops, crafts, folk dancing, music, storytelling, jamming. Includes children’s programs and nightly concerts.

Dance styles include: Family Dance

Note: Advanced registration required.

Venue: Hindman Settlement School get a map

Price: $Varies depending on age and lodging

For more information: (606) 785-5475; (Email): de("info", "org", "hindmansettlement");

Web: www.hindmansettlement.org

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Monarch, MT: Montana Fiddle Camp (week 2) (19 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Sunday, June 8, 2014 — Friday, June 13, 2014

Description: Instruction for all levels plus guitar, mandolin (week 1) & piano (week 2) 3-8, accompaniment.

Venue: get a map

Price: $195

For more information: (406) 323-1198; (Email): de("buckley", "com", "midrivers");

Web: montanafiddlers.org

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Monday, June 9, 2014

Colorado Springs, CO: Rocky Mountain Dance Roundup (36 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Monday, June 9, 2014 — Saturday, June 14, 2014

Description: informative and fun sessions . Contra, Square, English, Scottish & International dance. Wood floors, LIVE music, swimming & hiking - all on site! Programs for children, callers & more.

Dance styles include: Contra English Square Dance

Venue: Colorado College get a map

Price: $592

For more information: (303) 808-7837; (Email): de("l_bradford", "net", "comcast");

Web: www.lloydshaw.org

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Independence, VA (United States): PeachBottomFarmFiddle&StringsCamp (11 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Monday, June 9, 2014 — Friday, June 13, 2014

— Sponsored by: Peach Bottom Farm

Description: Our goal is an ”intimate family-feel” camp. Students receive personal attention and why we limit the size of our camp to 30.  Local, National and world class instructors offer Fiddle, Guitar, Mandolin, Banjo and dance, (Buck Dancin’ and Clogging).  a rare opportunity to experience Appalachia while receiving some of the best instruction anywhere.

Dance styles include: Family Square Waltz Otherstyle Multiple_style Dance

Note: Limited to the first 30 students

Venue: Peach Bottom Farm Fiddle&Strings Camp get a map

Price: $450.00

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

Web: PeachBottomFarm.com

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Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Occidental, CA: Golden Toad Camp (5 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 — Monday, June 16, 2014

Description: Traditional, world music and dance camp geared towards professional musicians and dancers, yet also provides a welcoming selection of classes for beginning musicians, dancers and children. Golden Toad Camp highlights a fantastic array of local teachers along with a different world renowned headliner each year. 5 fun nights in the California Redwoods! Gourmet meals included.

Dance styles include: Balkan Ballroom Celtic Contra English Folk Dance

Note: advanced registration required

Venue: CYO Retreat Center: 2136 Bohemian Highway get a map

Price: $600.00

For more information: (949) 331-5550; (Email): de("Camp", "com", "GoldenToadCamp");

Web: www.GoldenToadCamp.com

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Thursday, June 12, 2014

Bellows Falls, VT: Roots on the River Festival (15 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Thursday, June 12, 2014 — Sunday, June 15, 2014

Venue: Downtown (several locations) get a map

For more information: (802) 463-9595;

Web: www.rootsontheriver.com

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Montreal, QC: Festival on the Canal (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Thursday, June 12, 2014 — Sunday, June 15, 2014

Venue: (unknown location) get a map

For more information:

Web: www.montrealfolkfest.com

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Mystic, CT: Sea Music Festival at Mystic Seaport (35 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Thursday, June 12, 2014 — Sunday, June 15, 2014

Description: Ongoing concerts & workshops w/folks from U.S., abroad & various parts (ports?!) of New England.

Venue: Mystic Sea Port get a map

For more information: (888) 9seaport; (Email): de("visitor.services", "org", "mysticseaport");

Web: www.mysticseaport.org

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Friday, June 13, 2014

Colchester, VT: Across the Lake (12 th annual)

Multi-day event: Friday, June 13, 2014 — Sunday, June 15, 2014

Description: English Country Dance weekend with Bare Necessities and two teachers: Barbara Finney and Robin Hayden. Friday night welcome dance for all. Saturday morning talk. Sat. afternoon style workshop for all followed by two concurrent workshops (1) review session for evening and (2) experienced dancers’ advanced session. Sat. night gala dress-up dance for all. Sunday breakfast with dancing to music by Baa and the Shepherds.

Dance styles include: English Dance

Note: By advance registration only. Official registration form available on website early March.

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

Time: Fri.8-11,Sat.10-45-noon,1:15-2:15, 2:30-

Price: $TBA. Cost will be posted on our website.

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

Web: www.burlingtoncountrydancers.org

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Colchester, VT: Across the Lake English Country Dance Weekend (12 th annual)

Multi-day event: Friday, June 13, 2014 — Sunday, June 15, 2014

— Sponsored by: Burlington Country Dancers

Featuring: Barbara Finney ~ Bare Necessities ~ Robin Hayden

Description: Friday night welcome dance for all. Saturday morning offering to be announced. Saturday afternoon workshops. Saturday night dress-up gala. Sunday potluck breakfast followed by dancing and Sacred Harp Sing.

Dance styles include: English Dance

Note: Advanced registration required. Official flyer and registration form posted on website sometime in February or March.

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

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

Web: www.burlingtoncountrydancers.org

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Kerhonkson, NY: Stardust Dance Weekend (73 rd annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, June 13, 2014 — Sunday, June 15, 2014

Description: ballroom tango swing

Dance styles include: Ballroom Swing Tango Dance

Venue: Hudson Valley Resort and Spa get a map

Price: $295 (and up)

For more information: (800) 537-2797; (Email): de("stardust", "net", "catskill");

Web: www.stardustdance.com

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Lexington, KY: Dance Trance (19 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, June 13, 2014 — Sunday, June 15, 2014

Description: Contra dance weekend, likely workshops include English, morris, and contra

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Note: clean, soft soled shoes

Venue: Morton Middle School: 1225 Tates Creek Road get a map

Price: $65 (before May 23, $75 after) students $35 (before May 23, $40 after)

For more information: (859) 552-5433; (Email): de("dancetrance09", "com", "yahoo");

Web: dancetrance.ltda.ws

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Oklahoma City, OK (United States): Flamingo Fling (8 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, June 13, 2014 — Sunday, June 15, 2014

— Sponsored by: Scissortail Traditional Dance Society

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Venue: United Methodist Church Ok get a map

For more information: (405) 819-9726; (Email): de("kevbarrt", "com", "gmail");

Web: www.scissortail.org

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Saint Paul, MN (United States): Minnesota Irish Music Weekend (7 th annual)

Multi-day event: Friday, June 13, 2014 — Sunday, June 15, 2014

— Sponsored by: Center for Irish Music

Description: The Center for Irish Music in St. Paul, MN, is proud to present the 7th annual Minnesota Irish Music Weekend, which pairs world-class traditional Irish musicians and teachers with learners of all ages and abilities for a weekend of workshops, lectures, and performances. the visiting artists will teach flute, fiddle, tin whistle, piano, guitar, and traditional song.

Dance styles include: Celtic Dance

Venue: The Celtic Junction: 836 North Prior Avenue get a map

For more information: (651) 815-0083;

Web: www.centerforirishmusic.org/mim

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San Antonio, TX: Texas Folklife Festival (43 rd annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, June 13, 2014 — Sunday, June 15, 2014

— Sponsored by: Texas Folklife Festival

Description: Food, crafts, music, dance & stories of over 45 different ethnic/cultural groups.

Venue: Institute of Texan Cultures (HemisFair Park) get a map

For more information: (210) 458-2300; (Email): de("joann.andera", "edu", "utsa");

Web: www.texasfolklifefestival.org

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Saturday, June 14, 2014

Location not established, : End Of Year Party and Potluck (23 rd annual) (unconfirmed)

Dance styles include: Scottish Dance

Venue: No Venue Established

Price: $1 and a dish for Potluck, $10 for the Dance

For more information: (413) 527-3407;

Date for 2014: Saturday, June 14

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Mendocino, CA: Scandia Camp Mendocino (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Saturday, June 14, 2014 — Saturday, June 21, 2014

Description: Dance & Music classes, parties, and culture sessions focusing on traditions from Norway and Sweden.

Dance styles include: Scandinavian Folk Dance

Note: by pre-registration only

Venue: Mendocino Woodlands: 39350 Little Lake Road get a map

Price: $840 (earlybird price before May 1) Full price after May 1, $890

For more information: (630) 985-7192; (Email): de("Registration", "org", "ScandiaCamp");

Web: www.ScandiaCampMendocino.org

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Natick, MA, MA: Summerdance (6 th annual) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Natick Community Organic Farm

Description: Proceeds support the nonprofit Natick Community Organic 6-10 PM. Live contra music by fiddler Edward Wallace and keyboardist Bruce Rosen. Calling by Will Mentor. Ice cream for all during the band’s break! Cash beer and wine bar for those over 21.

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Note: outside dance-please dress accordingly

Venue: Natick Community Organic Farm (outdoor barnyard) : 117 Eliot St. (Rte 16) get a map

Price: $15

For more information: (508) 655-2204; (Email): de("tumbrell.ncorganic", "net", "verizon");

Web: www.natickfarm.org

Date for 2014: Saturday, June 14

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San Francisco, CA: San Francisco Free Folk Festival (38 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Saturday, June 14, 2014 — Sunday, June 15, 2014

— Sponsored by: San Francisco Folk Music Club

Description: The 35th San Francisco Free Folk Festival, presented by the San Francisco Folk Music Club, features two full days of live concerts, music and dance workshops, evening dance parties, hosted and ad hoc jam sessions, song swaps and other fun activities for the whole family. All levels of music and dance experience are welcome. You can hone your current skills, learn to play an instrument, or learn a completely new style of dance. As the name suggests, the festival events are free. Donations are welcome. On-site vendors sell food and crafts, and the folk club sells books, CDs, T-shirts, and tote bags. the styles of music and dance represented are too numerous to name. See the festival Web site – sffolkfest.org – for full schedule and other information. To stay connected to updates, join the “San Francisco Free Folk Festival” group on Facebook. Like to volunteer? Send email to sffff-volunteer@googlegroups.com.

Dance styles include: Balkan Ballroom Cajun Celtic Contra Folk Dance

Note: all ages and experience levels welcome

Venue: Presidio Middle School: 450 30th Avenue — (Near Geary) get a map

Price: $free, donations welcome

For more information: (Email): de("sffff-director", "com", "googlegroups");

Web: www.sffolkfest.org

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Sunday, June 15, 2014

Johnson, VT: Northeast Heritage Music Camp (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Sunday, June 15, 2014 — Saturday, June 21, 2014

Description: Celebrating the acoustic music and folk dance traditions of New England and eastern Canada. Daytime classes and evening concerts and contra dances

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Venue: Johnson State College get a map

For more information: (Email): de("info", "com", "northeastheritagemusiccamp");

Web: www.northeastheritagemusiccamp.com

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Montville, ME: Maine Fiddle Camp June Week (6 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Sunday, June 15, 2014 — Friday, June 20, 2014

— Sponsored by: Maine Traditional Music Association

Description: Multi-generational camp teaching traditional dance music in Scots-Irish, French Canadian, Maritime Canadian & Scandinavian traditions as they’ve evolved in Maine. All ages, levels, and families welcome. Staff of scores of musicians offering fiddle, piano, guitar, mountain dulcimer, cello, banjo, mandolin, flute and tin whistle, bass and accordion classes and workshops with performances, jams, ”special guests”, song swaps, plus old time country dancing every evening. Local organically grown food, beautiful lakeside setting with bonfires, swimming, bunkhouse cabins and tent sites.

Dance styles include: Contra Family Dance

Venue: Camp NEOFA: 219 Trotting Park RD get a map

Price: $400/ person, $350 for each additional family member

For more information: (207) 443-5411; (Email): de("protsik", "net", "gwi");

Web: www.mainefiddle.org

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Thursday, June 19, 2014

Plymouth, MA: International Dance and Music at Pinewoods (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Thursday, June 19, 2014 — Thursday, June 26, 2014

Description: There are 3 options for attending: all week, or Thursday - Monday (the Weekend) or Monday - Thursday (Folk Days). There are several work exchange positions available, as well as discounts for members and children. Family lottery will be March 1.

Dance styles include: International Folk Dance

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

Price: $280-620

For more information: (781) 662-7475; (Email): de("fac", "org", "facone");

Web: www.facone.org

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Friday, June 20, 2014

Hopewell Junction, NY: Israeli and International Folk Dance Weekend (28 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, June 20, 2014 — Sunday, June 22, 2014

Dance styles include: International Israeli Folk Dance

Venue: Circle Lodge get a map

For more information: (212) 929-5698; (Email): de("sashjac", "com", "rcn");

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Montville, ME: Maine Fiddle Camp June Weekend I (20 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, June 20, 2014 — Sunday, June 22, 2014

— Sponsored by: Maine Traditional Music Association

Description: Multi-generational camp teaching traditional dance music in Scots-Irish, French Canadian, Maritime Canadian & Scandinavian traditions as they’ve evolved in Maine. All ages, levels, and families welcome. Staff of scores of musicians offering fiddle, piano, guitar, cello, banjo, mandolin, flute and tin whistle, bass and accordion classes and workshops with performances, jams, ”special guests”, song swaps, plus old time country dancing every evening. Local organically grown food, beautiful lakeside setting with bonfires, swimming, bunkhouse cabins and tent sites.

Dance styles include: Contra Family Dance

Venue: Camp NEOFA: 219 Trotting Park RD get a map

Price: $200/ person, $150 for each additional family member

For more information: (207) 443-5411; (Email): de("protsik", "net", "gwi");

Web: www.mainefiddle.org

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Payson, AZ: Dancing on the Edge (4 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, June 20, 2014 — Sunday, June 22, 2014

— Sponsored by: Dancing Campers

Description: The dance weekend is at Camp Colley, located on the Mogollon Rim of northern Arizona, north of Payson.

Dance styles include: Contra English Dance

Note: No children.

Venue: Camp Colley: AZ-87 & Forest Road 138 get a map

For more information: (602) 564-6620; (Email): de("dancingcampers", "net", "cox");

Web: www.dancingcampers.org

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Plymouth, MA: Swing Into Summer (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, June 20, 2014 — Sunday, June 22, 2014

Description: Your first and best chance of the year to enjoy an amazing weekend of music and dance at the gorgeous Pinewoods Camp! Hot dancing. Affordable prices.

Dance styles include: Contra English Dance

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

Price: $171 (CDS members), 192 (non-members)

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

Web: swingintosummer.cds-boston.org

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Thurmont, MD: Catoctin Mountain Camp Spring Weekend (29 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, June 20, 2014 — Sunday, June 22, 2014

— Sponsored by: BFMS Catoctin Committee

Description: Dances, Song Swaps, Dance Workshops, Group Singing, Hiking, Swimming, Campfires, & Great Food! All volunteer event, singles, couples, families

Dance styles include: Contra English International Otherstyle Folk Dance

Note: Advance Registration Required

Venue: Catoctin Mountain National Park (Camp Misty Mount) get a map

Price: $Adults, $83 to $121; children, $68 to $95

For more information: (410) 889-3252; (Email): de("catoctin", "org", "bfms");

Web: www.bfms.org

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Saturday, June 21, 2014

Croton on Hudson, NY: Clearwater Revival (45 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Saturday, June 21, 2014 — Sunday, June 22, 2014

Description: The Great Hudson River Revival - on the Banks of the Hudson River: music, dancing, storytelling, environmental exhibits, children’s activities, alternative energy displays, sails on Tall Ships.

Venue: Croton Point Park get a map

For more information: (845) 454-7673; (Email): de("raja", "org", "clearwater");

Web: www.clearwater.org/festival

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Newbury, VT: Square Dance at Newbury (10 th annual)

— Sponsored by: Newbury Alumni

Description: Adam Boyce fiddles and calls the old Eastern style singing squares and other formations for the Newbury Alumni annual get-together. Members of the public are welcome to attend.

Dance styles include: Square Vintage Waltz Dance

Venue: Newbury Town Hall (on the common) : U.S. Route 5 get a map

Time: 8-10pm

Price: $Donation

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

Date for 2014: Saturday, June 21

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Sunday, June 22, 2014

Coeur d'Alene, ID: Lady Of the Lake Music and Dance Week (29 th annual)

Multi-day event: Sunday, June 22, 2014 — Saturday, June 28, 2014

— Sponsored by: Lady of the Lake

Featuring: Anne Glover ~ Elixir ~ Nils Fredland ~ Roguery ~ Seth Tepfer

Description: Contras, English Country Dance & Squares, singing, music workshops, and more. Camp N-Sid-Sen has cabins nestled in the trees on the shore of Lake Coeur D’Alene and a wonderful beach for swimming and boating. Band & small group instrument workshops with Elixir & Nils Fredland, Roguery & Seth Tepfer. 2 hr. Contra & square dance caller workshop with Seth Tepfer. Singing with Nils Fredland. Dancing day & night to Elixir & Roguery (David Bartley, Anita Anderson, Jim Oakden and Shira Kammen). Gaiety spread by the talented story teller, Anne Glover. Numerous music workshops & jamming opportunities! and then take a swim ….

Dance styles include: Contra English Square Waltz Dance

Note: Advanced registration required. Registration opens Jan 1, 2014 on a first come, first serve basis. on line registration is now open.

Venue: Camp N-Sid-Sen get a map

Price: $595 adults / $520 Teens

For more information: (406) 581-8178; (Email): de("danceweek", "org", "ladyofthelake");

Web: www.ladyofthelake.org

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London, OH (United States): Midsummer Dance Party (15 th annual) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Recreational Folk Dancers of Columbus

Description: Seven recreational folk dance groups get together and share dances. Potluck dinner 5:30-6:30. Live music by Columbus folk dance band Mixed Bag after dinner. Everyone welcome.

Dance styles include: Contra English International Israeli Scottish Folk Dance

Venue: White Star Farm: 8100 Opossum Run Road get a map

Price: $8 ($3 for kids 12 and under)

For more information: (614) 262-7248; (Email): de("ljsdancer", "com", "gmail");

Web: www.recfolkdancecolumbus.org

Date for 2014: Sunday, June 22

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Long Beach, CA: Vintage Dance Week (9 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Sunday, June 22, 2014 — Thursday, June 26, 2014

— Sponsored by: San Diego Vintage Dancers

Description: Victoria, Elvis & All That Jazz: 100 Years of Social Dance. Evening balls of ragtime, jazz age, mid-19th Century and swing era, and more! Dinner/dance on the Queen Mary.

Dance styles include: Vintage Dance

Venue: Queen Mary get a map

Price: $395

For more information: (858) 622-9924; (Email): de("drjenma", "net", "pacbell");

Web: www.orgsites.com/ca/sdvdance

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Olivebridge, NY: Western & Swing Week at Ashokan (30 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Sunday, June 22, 2014 — Saturday, June 28, 2014

— Sponsored by: Fiddle & Dance

Description: Music and dance classes incl: Lindy, west coast, Salsa, blues, two-step, waltz, squares & contras, plus jazz and Western Swing fiddle, mandolin, guitar, bass, piano, Lap Steel guitar, ukulele, percussion, singing, band clinics, improv, music theory, nightly dance parties, jam sessions, song swaps, and more.

Dance styles include: Contra Square Swing Waltz Otherstyle Dance

Note: SPECIAL swing dance and dinner Saturday, June 22 6-11pm, open to the public, no reservations needed!

Venue: Ashokan Center: 477 Beaverkill Road get a map

Price: $895

For more information: (845) 246-2121; (Email): de("office", "org", "ashokan");

Web: www.ashokan.org/ashokan/campwsw.shtml

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South Amherst, MA: Hearts & Minds

— Sponsored by: Amherst Area English Country Dancers, Advanced Dance Committee

Description: A workshop celebrating the dances of Fried de Metz Herman. Led by Judi Rivkin, music will be provided by the 3rd String Trio - Peter Barnes (winds, guitar), Aldo Fabrizi (mandolins) and Karen Axelrod (piano, accordions). Please note, this event is for advanced dancers - complete familiarity with dance figures is necessary.

Dance styles include: English Dance

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

Time: 1:30-4:30 pm

Price: $15

For more information:

Web: www.amherstECD.org

Date for 2014: Sunday, June 22

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Monday, June 23, 2014

Portsmouth, NH: Portsmouth Percussive Dance Festival (19 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Monday, June 23, 2014 — Saturday, June 28, 2014

Description: East Meets West! Six daily classes, workshops, videos, and student and professional performances. Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Body Music, African dance and drumming, Japanese Taiko drumming, Middle Eastern. Registration form on web site.

Dance styles include: Otherstyle Dance

Venue: Connie Bean Centerandothers get a map

Price: $550 (partial rates available)

For more information: (207) 439-6611; (Email): de("ppdf", "com", "jazzandtap");

Web: www.jazzandtap.com

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Thursday, June 26, 2014

Sainte-Marie, QC: Festval Couleurs du Monde (15 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Thursday, June 26, 2014 — Sunday, June 29, 2014

Description: promoting and preserving the expressive heritage of Quebec and other nations, specifically through various forms of step dancing and percussion.

Venue: 270 av. Marguerite-Bourgeoys get a map

For more information: (866) 386-4499; (Email): de("info", "com", "gigueenfete");

Web: www.gigueenfete.com

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Washington, DC: Festval Couleurs du Monde (15 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Thursday, June 26, 2014 — Sunday, June 29, 2014

Description: promoting and preserving the expressive heritage of Quebec and other nations, specifically through various forms of step dancing and percussion.

Venue: National Mall get a map

For more information: (866) 386-4499; (Email): de("info", "com", "gigueenfete");

Web: www.gigueenfete.com

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Westport, CT (United States): RiverSwing Dance Series at the Levitt Pavilion (11 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Thursday, June 26, 2014 — Saturday, August 9, 2014

— Sponsored by: The Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts

Description: Now in its 10th year, RiverSwing is a series of evenings sprinkled throughout the season on which a free pre-concert dance lesson is offered in the style of music about to be performed. This year’s RiverSwing series features Tango with Leonardo Suarez Paz & Cuartetango (June 27), Salsa with Mikata (August 2), Two Step with Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys (August 9), Bhangra with DJ Rekha & Gobind Singh (August 10), and Swing (TBA). Get on your dancing shoes and enjoy concerts by acclaimed artists from around the world and dance lessons with professional instructors. the Tango dance lesson for Leonardo Suarez Paz will be taught a 6pm with the concert beginning at 7pm. All remaining RiverSwing dance lessons will begin at 7pm with concerts at 8pm. All dance lessons and concerts are located outdoors at Jesup Green, Westport, CT 06880. Dance floor will be provided!

Dance styles include: Ballroom International Swing Tango Multiple_style Folk Dance

Note: All ages and levels welcome!

Venue: Jesup Green: 22 Jesup Road get a map

Price: $FREE Dance Lesson & Concert

For more information:

Web: www.levittpavilion.com

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Friday, June 27, 2014

Altamont, NY: Old Songs Festival (34 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, June 27, 2014 — Sunday, June 29, 2014

— Sponsored by: Old Songs, Inc.

Description: Contras, squares, couple dancing, step-dancing, English country dancing, African Gumboot dancing, clogging and flat foot, and more.

Dance styles include: Contra English Family International Waltz Folk Dance

Venue: Altamont Fairground get a map

Price: $advance: $90, gate $105

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

Web: www.oldsongs.org/festival

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Beverly, MA: Beantown Lindy Hop Camp (18 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, June 27, 2014 — Friday, July 4, 2014

— Sponsored by: Hop to the Beat Dance Studio

Description: Beantown Camp is designed as an all-inclusive vacation — a dance immersion. World class instructors, 5 Lindy Hop tracks, Balboa, Jazz, Hip Hop and Blues mini-tracks, 4 nights live music, late night dancing, instructor performances, Soul Party, Blues Party, camp BBQ and many other fun activities. Multiple registration options to choose from, multiple housing options, 3 quality meals per day, beautiful coastal setting.

Dance styles include: Swing Dance

Venue: Endicott College: 376 Hale Street get a map

For more information: (508) 435-2363; (Email): de("info", "com", "HopToTheBeat");

Web: www.beantowncamp.com

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Montville, ME: Maine Fiddle Camp June Weekend 2 (2 nd annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, June 27, 2014 — Sunday, June 29, 2014

— Sponsored by: Maine Traditional Music Association

Description: Multi-generational camp teaching traditional dance music in Scots-Irish, French Canadian, Maritime Canadian & Scandinavian traditions as they’ve evolved in Maine. All ages, levels, and families welcome. Staff of scores of musicians offering fiddle, piano, guitar, mandolin, flute and tin whistle, bass, button and piano accordion classes and workshops with performances, jams, ”special guests”, song swaps, plus old time country dancing every evening. Local organically grown food, beautiful lakeside setting with bonfires, swimming, bunkhouse cabins and tent sites.

Dance styles include: Contra Family Dance

Venue: Camp NEOFA: 219 Trotting Park RD get a map

Price: $200/ person, $150 for each additional family member

For more information: (207) 443-5411; (Email): de("protsik", "net", "gwi");

Web: www.mainefiddle.org

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Morgantown, WV (United States): June Moon Dance Weekend (6 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, June 27, 2014 — Sunday, June 29, 2014

— Sponsored by: Morgantown Music and Dance Group

Description: Located in the hills of WV (5 miles outside of Morgantown) we have built an outdoor pavilion on our property to host an annual weekend Contra and Square dance. Onsite camping and hotels in 5-10 radius. Meals included in cost.

Dance styles include: Contra Square Waltz Dance

Note: No dogs please

Venue: June Moon Dance Pavilion: 62 Schifano Dr get a map

Price: $90.00 if volunteering, $115.00 regular

For more information: (304) 291-1840; (Email): de("marianneodoherty", "com", "gmail");

Web: morgantowndance.com/weekend.htm

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Pewaukee, WI: IndepenDance Daze (7 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, June 27, 2014 — Sunday, June 29, 2014

Description: 3 Dances plus workshops

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Note: Advance Registration appreciated

Venue: Prairie Hill Wardorf School: N14 W2913 Silvernail Rd. get a map

Price: $60 before June 15th, $70 after

For more information: (608) 697-4021; (Email): de("ppaulson2", "com", "wi.rr");

Web: www.delafieldcontra.com/Delafield_Contra_Weekend.html

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Plymouth, MA: CDSS Early Music Week at Pinewoods (60 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, June 27, 2014 — Friday, July 4, 2014

— Sponsored by: Country Dance and Song Society

Description: A week long residential workshop with recorder, viol and plucked string classes accented with English country and Renaissance dance.

Dance styles include: English Dance

Note: Age 15 and up

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

Price: $910

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

Web: www.cdss.org/camp/em

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Santa Rosa, CA: Faultline Frolic (9 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, June 27, 2014 — Sunday, June 29, 2014

— Sponsored by: North Bay Country Dance Society

Description: An urban contra dance weekend. Dance, sing, and dine in the wine country 50 miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge in one of the nation’s dandiest old (1920’s) dance halls. Saturday dinner and Sunday breakfast included.

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Note: Advance registration required.

Venue: Monroe Hall: 1400 W. College Ave. get a map

Price: $120

For more information: (Email): de("craig", "org", "nbcds");

Web: www.nbcds.org

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Swannanoa, NC: Asheville Summer Soirée (26 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, June 27, 2014 — Sunday, June 29, 2014

Description: Dancers love the cooler mountain air and the glorious views on Warren Wilson Campus. You can count on top name bands and callers for this popular Asheville dance weekend. the dorms are very comfortable and the campus cafeteria meals are surprisingly good. Our Saturday night catered dinner is delicious. Dance sells out in hours.

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Note: Advanced registration is a must; the weekend sells out within hours. Registration is usually open in April.

Venue: Warren Wilson College (Bryson Gym) : 701 Warren Wilson Rd. get a map

Price: $105 - adult $79 - youth (dance portion)

For more information: (828) 252-0072; (Email): de("dance", "com", "ashevillecontra");

Web: www.ashevillecontra.com

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Saturday, June 28, 2014

Estes Park, CO: Scandinavian Midsummer Festival (22 nd annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Saturday, June 28, 2014 — Sunday, June 29, 2014

— Sponsored by: SON Vesterheim Lodge

Description: Live Scandinavian music and dancing (demonstration and participatory) 10-5 both days. Also Scandinavian crafts, food, Viking village. All ages. Wheelchair accessable.

Dance styles include: Scandinavian Folk Dance

Venue: Bond Park: East Elkhorn Avenue & Macgregor Avenue get a map

Price: $Free

For more information: (303) 449-9596; (Email): de("info", "com", "estesmidsummer");

Web: www.estesmidsummer.com

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Kutztown, PA: Kutztown Folklife Festival (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Saturday, June 28, 2014 — Sunday, July 6, 2014

Description: Pennsylvania Dutch folklife festival. Hoedowns, clogging, international folk, craft demos, plays, farm animals, quilt show, Pennsylvania Dutch food. 6 stages, incl. Children’s Area. Programs for families & children.

Venue: Fairgrounds get a map

For more information: (888) 674-6136; (Email): de("david", "com", "kutztownfestival");

Web: www.kutztownfestival.com

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Mendocino, CA: Mendocino Folklore Camp (53 rd annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Saturday, June 28, 2014 — Saturday, July 5, 2014

Description: International dance camp with housing in rustic cabins nestled in the California redwoods. Bulgarian, French Canadian and Argentine Tango. Food and party themes emphasize different cultures.

Dance styles include: International Folk Dance

Venue: Mendocino Woodlands: 39350 Little Lake Road get a map

Price: $650 (one day: $100)

For more information: (707) 795-6926; (Email): de("Evenich-dabenebi", "net", "comcast");

Web: www.mendocinofolklorecamp.com

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Mendocino, CA: Balkan Music & Dance Workshop (37 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Saturday, June 28, 2014 — Saturday, July 5, 2014

— Sponsored by: East European Folklife Center

Description: Folk music and dance of Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia & Turkey

Dance styles include: Balkan Folk Dance

Venue: Mendocino Woodlands: 39350 Little Lake Road get a map

For more information: (510) 547-1118; (Email): de("office", "org", "eefc");

Web: www.eefc.org

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Olivebridge, NY: Swing Dance at Ashokan (annual) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Fiddle & Dance

Description: Jay & Molly with Swingology, Peter Davis and Lindy Hop Heaven! Swing dancing to fabulous live music at Ashokan’s outdoor pavilion. Dinner 6-7:30pm, free beginner swing workshop at 7:30.

Dance styles include: Swing Waltz Dance

Venue: Ashokan Center: 477 Beaverkill Road get a map

Price: $15, ages 12 & under $5

For more information: (845) 246-2121; (Email): de("jay", "org", "ashokan");

Web: www.ashokan.org

Date for 2014: Saturday, June 28

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Worcester, VT: Carolan Festival (8 th annual) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: John Mallery

Dance styles include: Contra English Dance

Venue: Mallery Farm get a map

Price: $10

For more information: (802) 272-2899; (Email): de("ehuntschwartz", "com", "gmail");

Web: www.carolanfestivalworcestervt.com

Date for 2014: Saturday, June 28

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Sunday, June 29, 2014

La Honda, CA: BACD’s American Dance and Music Week (33 rd annual)

Multi-day event: Sunday, June 29, 2014 — Friday, July 4, 2014

— Sponsored by: Bay Area Country Dance Society

Description: A week of contras and squares, couple dancing, music workshops, and singing all set in the redwood forest south of San Francisco, California.

Dance styles include: Contra Square Swing Waltz Multiple_style Dance

Note: Advanced registration required; full-time registrations only; Adults 13 and older; fragrance-free environment.

Venue: Jones Gulch YMCA Camp get a map

Price: $625

For more information: (Email): de("amweek-manager", "org", "amweek");

Web: AmWeek.org

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Lyman, NH: Nordic FIddles and Feet (annual)

Multi-day event: Sunday, June 29, 2014 — Sunday, July 6, 2014

— Sponsored by: Nordic Fiddles and Feet

Description: Featuring dances and music from Valdres, Norway, Hälsingland and Jämtland, Sweden, and Scandinavian Dance Basics, Classes in Fiddle, Singing, nyckelharpa and Hardanger fiddle. Also cow-calling, woodcarving and gammaldans band!

Dance styles include: Scandinavian Folk Dance

Note: Welcoming to experienced and beginning dancers and fiddlers, singles, couples, families. Children under 5 free!

Venue: Ogontz: 14 Ogontz Rd get a map

For more information: (865) 522-0515; (Email): de("fiddlesandfeet", "net", "bellsouth");

Web: nordicfiddlesandfeet.org

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Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Peacham, VT: Peacham 4th of July Dance on the 3rd of July!! (4 th annual) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Peacham 4th of July Committee

Description: A family contra dance, open to all levels of dance experience. Beginners are especially encouraged to give this exciting traditional dance style a try.

Dance styles include: Contra Family Dance

Note: Open to all levels of dance experience. This is a smoke and alcohal free venue.

Venue: Peacham Town Hall (Gym upstairs in the Peacham Town Hall) : 79 Church Street get a map

Price: $By donation: Recommend $5 individual, $10 family

For more information: (Email): de("frank.miller", "net", "charter");

Web: www.peacham.net/fourthofjulyindex.php

Date for 2014: Tuesday, July 1

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Manchester, NH: July 3rd Special Potluck and Fireworks Dance Party (annual) (unconfirmed)

Description: Come dance to a mix of Ballroom, Latin and Swing recorded music. Singles and couples of all ages and dance levels welcome. Friendly crowd. Potluck welcome. Great view of the Manchester Fireworks. Rain date for this party will correspond with the Manchester’s rescheduled fireworks date, if necessary. Queen City Ballroom Dance Studio voted “Best Dance Studio in Manchester” and ”Best Date Place in Manchester” in the Hippo Best of 2013.

Dance styles include: Ballroom Dance

Note: Arrive early for best parking. Please call or e-mail to make a reservation.

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

Price: $9 per person

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

Web: www.queencityballroomnh.com

Date for 2014: Wednesday, July 2

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Friday, July 4, 2014

Dodgeville, WI: Scandinavian Midsummer Festival (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, July 4, 2014 — Monday, July 7, 2014

Description: The annual Scandinavian Midsummer Festival at Folklore Village features dance and music workshops, crafts, delicious food and an extensive children’s program.

Dance styles include: Scandinavian Folk Dance

Venue: Folklore Village: 3210 County Road BB get a map

Price: $190

For more information: (608) 924-4000; (Email): de("staff", "org", "folklorevillage");

Web: www.folklorevillage.org

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Niagara Falls, ON: Cifra Hungarian Folk Dance Camp - Niagara Falls ON (21 st annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, July 4, 2014 — Monday, July 7, 2014

Description: Hungarian folk dance camp featuring teachers from Hungary accompanied by a live band “Uszturu” from Transylvania. Mehkereki (Romanian dance from Hungary) Madocsai (Hungarian dance from the southern transdanubian region) Taught by: Mlinar Pal & Dobi Andrea. Nightly “tanchaz” or “dance party” with musicians. Registration fee includes daily meals & snacks (breakfast, lunch & dinner), teaching, dance house, special Saturday concert by teachers & musicians + camping tent accommodations. This is an adult dance camp for ages 18 and over.

Dance styles include: Other-styles Dance

Note: Early Bird special - $200 for entire weekend if paid by June 1, 2010!

Venue: Somewhere get a map

Price: $240 or $200 if paid by June 1, 2010

For more information: (905) 353-9543; (Email): de("Marianna_Varpalotai", "com", "ridleycollege");

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Pewaukee, WI: Independance Daze (7 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, July 4, 2014 — Sunday, July 6, 2014

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Venue: Prairie Hill Wardorf School: N14 W2913 Silvernail Rd. get a map

Price: $70

For more information: (608) 697-4021; (Email): de("paulsonpam", "com", "gmail");

Web: www.delafieldcontra.com

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Plymouth, MA: July 4th Weekend at Pinewoods Camp (71 st annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, July 4, 2014 — Tuesday, July 8, 2014

— Sponsored by: CDS Boston Centre

Description: The event is at Pinewoods Camp, a traditional dance and music camp located near Plymouth, Massachusetts, featuring open-air wooden-floored pavilions for activities, and an open-air dining hall overlooking the lake. Lodgings are in small cabins and houses scattered throughout the woods. the program includes workshops in English Country dancing, Contra/squares, Cape Breton Stepping, Morris dancing, English Clogging, Longsword, Singing, Band workshop, Mumming, crafts, and more. the evening dances will be a mix of English country dances and contras and squares; these dances are preceded by 15 minutes of music for couple dancing. See website for details. www.cds-boston.org

Dance styles include: Contra English Square Otherstyle Dance

Note: This weekend is limited to those over 18 years of age. Exceptions are made on case by case basis and only if accompanied by an adult over age 24.

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

Price: $335 for CDS members, $345 for non-members

For more information: (Email): de("july4", "org", "cds-boston");

Web: www.cds-boston.org

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Richmond, QC: Ooh La La Dance Weekend (8 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, July 4, 2014 — Sunday, July 6, 2014

— Sponsored by: Ooh La La Dance Weekend

Description: Contradance weekend in Richmond Quebec. Local organic meals catered by Veronica Kaczmarowski. Lots of Contra dancing, workshops, singing, Québécois dance. All dances taught in English.

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Venue: Centre Ste-Famille: 155 Rue Craig get a map

Price: $155

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

Web: www.oohlaladance.com

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Sherman, NY: Great Blue Heron Music Festival (23 rd annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, July 4, 2014 — Sunday, July 6, 2014

Description: Zydeco, roots rock, folk, swing, reggae, blues, bluegrass, oldtime, celtic.

Venue: get a map

For more information: (716) 487-1781; (Email): de("gbhfest", "net", "netsync");

Web: www.greatblueheron.com

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Unity, ME: Annual Outdoor English Country Dance and Tea Party (13 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Description: Midsummer celebration dance -English Country dancing outdoors on the lawn at 7 pm. Tea Party (potluck desserts) when the insects drive us indoors. Music provided by Elaine Malkin and Gail Lipfert. Dancing led by Nancy Rosalie & John McIntire. in case of rain, event will be held indoors in Thorndike at the Masonic Hall.

Dance styles include: English Dance

Venue: MOFGA Fairgrounds: Crosby Brook Rd get a map

Price: $5

For more information: 568-7597; (Email): de("circleleft", "net", "uninets");

Date for 2014: Friday, July 4

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Saturday, July 5, 2014

Mendocino, CA: Middle Eastern Music and Dance Camp (24 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Saturday, July 5, 2014 — Saturday, July 12, 2014

— Sponsored by: Middle Eastern Music and Dance

Description: Music and dances of Asia Minor, North Africa and the Middle East

Dance styles include: International Folk Dance

Venue: Mendocino Woodlands: 39350 Little Lake Road get a map

Price: $720

For more information: (310) 838-4442; (Email): de("joshkun", "com", "middleeastcamp");

Web: www.middleeastcamp.com

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New Bedford, MA: New Bedford Summerfest Folk Festival (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Saturday, July 5, 2014 — Sunday, July 6, 2014

Description: Traditional and contemporary folk music presented in a format of showcases and multi-performer sessions; 80 juried craft and artisans, New Bedford seafood, children’s area, more

Venue: New Bedford Whaling National Park and State Pier get a map

Price: $7/day

For more information: (508) 673-8523; (Email): de("helene", "com", "barrel-of-music");

Web: www.summerfestfolkfestival.com

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Sunday, July 6, 2014

Port Townsend, WA: The Festival of American Fiddle Tunes (38 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Sunday, July 6, 2014 — Sunday, July 13, 2014

— Sponsored by: Centrum

Description: Daily workshops offer coaching in fiddle, guitar, banjo, piano, singing, string bass, mandolin, and social dance. Evenings will feature intimate showcase concerts and social dancing, and plenty of jamming opportunities with faculty and festival participants, often lasting deep into the night. the Festival of American Fiddle Tunes also includes main stage performances at McCurdy Pavilion, including a “Fourth at the Fort” matinee, a Cajun dance on Friday night, and a culminating show on the final Saturday. Performance schedule to be determined.

Dance styles include: Cajun Celtic Contra English Family Scandinavian Scottish Sq Folk Dance

Note: Open to and appropriate for all ages.

Venue: Fort Worden State Park get a map

Price: $555

For more information: (360) 385-3102; (Email): de("info", "org", "centrum");

Web: www.centrum.org/fiddle

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Sonora (just outside), CA: BACDS Family Week (23 rd annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Sunday, July 6, 2014 — Saturday, July 12, 2014

— Sponsored by: Bay Area Country Dance Society

Description: Two dance floors. Contras, squares, English, longsword, rapper, Morris, clogging, family dances. Dance & music classes, swimming, storytelling, crafts, singing. Age-specific & community sessions. Programs for familes, children, musicians, callers.

Dance styles include: Contra English Family Dance

Venue: Foothill Horizons,: 21925 Lyons Bald Mtn Road get a map

Price: $670

For more information: (Email): de("familyweek", "org", "bacds");

Web: www.bacds.org/familyweek

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Monday, July 7, 2014

Plymouth, MA: English Scottish Session at Pinewoods (30 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Monday, July 7, 2014 — Friday, July 11, 2014

Description: English and Scottish country dance classes at multiple levels, step dance classes, ritual dance classes such as Morris and Longsword, the Maypole, and multiple levels of instrument and ensemble workshops. Beginners and experienced dancers and musicians both welcome!

Dance styles include: English Scottish Dance

Note: Age 13+.

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

For more information: (804) 201-5378; (Email): de("esspinewoods2012", "com", "gmail");

Web: www.cds-boston.org

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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Baileys Harbor, WI (United States): 33rd Annual Door County Folk Festival (35 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Wednesday, July 9, 2014 — Sunday, July 13, 2014

— Sponsored by: Door County Folk Festival

Description: The 33rd Annual Door County Folk Festival (DCFF) is one of the most fun-filled, enjoyable and educational dance weekends held in the Midwest. Each year, the DCFF attracts hundreds of participants from all around the U.S., Canada and often other countries to the beautiful Door Peninsula in North East Wisconsin – often referred to as the Cape Cod of the Midwest. the Festival continues a tradition of enjoyable, extended July weekends where you can dance late into the night, sing, play, learn, share experiences, eat, party and make new friends in a congenial, relaxed, community atmosphere. the Festival is staffed by some of the best local dance leaders, teachers and callers in the Midwest. the festival also features musicians and orchestras from around the Midwest and on occasion, guests from the east and west coasts. the Festival offers workshops in Balkan, International, Israeli, Contra and Square Dance; Singing Workshops; Leader/Teacher Discussion Forums; Mini-Concerts, Youth Activity Programs; a Pot-Luck Picnic Dinner in Garden of the Voyager Inn Motel; a Traditional Fish Boil Dinner and Dancing on the Pier in Sister Bay Waterfront Park.

Dance styles include: Balkan Contra English Family International Israeli Square Folk Dance

Note: No shoe restrictions in Baileys Harbor Town Hall. Soft-soled shoes only in Sister Bay Village Hall.

Venue: Baileys Harbor Town Hall: Hwy 57 get a map

For more information: (847) 846-8139; (Email): de("pcollins", "net", "dcff");

Web: www.dcff.net

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Ephraim, WI (United States): 33rd Annual Door County Folk Festival (35 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Wednesday, July 9, 2014 — Sunday, July 13, 2014

— Sponsored by: Door County Folk Festival

Description: The 33rd Annual Door County Folk Festival (DCFF) is one of the most fun-filled, enjoyable and educational dance weekends held in the Midwest. Each year, the DCFF attracts hundreds of participants from all around the U.S., Canada and often other countries to the beautiful Door Peninsula in North East Wisconsin – often referred to as the Cape Cod of the Midwest. the Festival continues a tradition of enjoyable, extended July weekends where you can dance late into the night, sing, play, learn, share experiences, eat, party and make new friends in a congenial, relaxed, community atmosphere. the Festival is staffed by some of the best local dance leaders, teachers and callers in the Midwest. the festival also features musicians and orchestras from around the Midwest and on occasion, guests from the east and west coasts. the Festival offers workshops in Balkan, International, Israeli, Contra and Square Dance; Singing Workshops; Leader/Teacher Discussion Forums; Mini-Concerts, Youth Activity Programs; a Pot-Luck Picnic Dinner in Garden of the Voyager Inn Motel; a Traditional Fish Boil Dinner and Dancing on the Pier in Sister Bay Waterfront Park.

Dance styles include: Balkan Contra English Family International Israeli Square W Folk Dance

Venue: Ephraim Village Hall get a map

For more information: (847) 846-8139; (Email): de("pcollins", "net", "dcff");

Web: www.dcff.net

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Sister Bay, WI: 33rd Annual Door County Folk Festival (35 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Wednesday, July 9, 2014 — Sunday, July 13, 2014

— Sponsored by: Door County Folk Festival

Description: The 33rd Annual Door County Folk Festival (DCFF) is one of the most fun-filled, enjoyable and educational dance weekends held in the Midwest. Each year, the DCFF attracts hundreds of participants from all around the U.S., Canada and often other countries to the beautiful Door Peninsula in North East Wisconsin – often referred to as the Cape Cod of the Midwest. the Festival continues a tradition of enjoyable, extended July weekends where you can dance late into the night, sing, play, learn, share experiences, eat, party and make new friends in a congenial, relaxed, community atmosphere. the Festival is staffed by some of the best local dance leaders, teachers and callers in the Midwest. the festival also features musicians and orchestras from around the Midwest and on occasion, guests from the east and west coasts. the Festival offers workshops in Balkan, International, Israeli, Contra and Square Dance; Singing Workshops; Leader/Teacher Discussion Forums; Mini-Concerts, Youth Activity Programs; a Pot-Luck Picnic Dinner in Garden of the Voyager Inn Motel; a Traditional Fish Boil Dinner and Dancing on the Pier in Sister Bay Waterfront Park.

Dance styles include: Balkan Contra English Family International Israeli Square Folk Dance

Note: Soft-soled shoes in Sister Bay Village Hall. No restrictions in other halls.

Venue: Sister Bay Village Hall: Bayshore Drive get a map

For more information: (847) 846-8139; (Email): de("pcollins", "net", "dcff");

Web: www.dcff.net

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Sister Bay, WI (United States): 33rd Annual Door County Folk Festival (35 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Wednesday, July 9, 2014 — Sunday, July 13, 2014

— Sponsored by: Door County Folk Festival

Description: The 33rd Annual Door County Folk Festival (DCFF) is one of the most fun-filled, enjoyable and educational dance weekends held in the Midwest. Each year, the DCFF attracts hundreds of participants from all around the U.S., Canada and often other countries to the beautiful Door Peninsula in North East Wisconsin – often referred to as the Cape Cod of the Midwest. the Festival continues a tradition of enjoyable, extended July weekends where you can dance late into the night, sing, play, learn, share experiences, eat, party and make new friends in a congenial, relaxed, community atmosphere. the Festival is staffed by some of the best local dance leaders, teachers and callers in the Midwest. the festival also features musicians and orchestras from around the Midwest and on occasion, guests from the east and west coasts. the Festival offers workshops in Balkan, International, Israeli, Contra and Square Dance; Singing Workshops; Leader/Teacher Discussion Forums; Mini-Concerts, Youth Activity Programs; a Pot-Luck Picnic Dinner in Garden of the Voyager Inn Motel; a Traditional Fish Boil Dinner and Dancing on the Pier in Sister Bay Waterfront Park.

Dance styles include: Balkan Contra English Family International Israeli Square Folk Dance

Note: Soft-soled shoes in Sister Bay Village Hall. No restrictions in other halls.

Venue: Sister Bay Waterfront Park: S Bay Shore Dr get a map

For more information: (847) 846-8139; (Email): de("pcollins", "net", "dcff");

Web: www.dcff.net

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Friday, July 11, 2014

Grand Rapids, OH: Black Swamp Old-time Music Festival (12 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, July 11, 2014 — Sunday, July 13, 2014

Description: old-time southern mountain and pioneer music set in a Living History Village

Venue: Seven Eagles EARTH Center get a map

Price: $25

For more information: (419) 372-7862; (Email): de("LucyL", "edu", "bgnet.bgsu");

Web: www.GoDancing.org/blackswamp.html

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

Multi-day event: Friday, July 11, 2014 — Saturday, July 19, 2014

— Sponsored by: Boston RSCDS

Description: Scottish Country Dancing in the woods of Pymouth, MA. Classes during the day; dances every night. Campers stay in rustic cabins (with electric power, and with access to hot water and modern plumbing) and eat together in a communal dining hall. Enjoy swimming, canoeing, and kayaking in two ponds. Session I ($290) runs July 12-15; Session II ($390) runs July 15-20. ($630 for both.)

Dance styles include: Scottish Dance

Note: 18+. Advanced registration required. No partial attendance. Financial aid available.

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

Price: $290 / $390 / $630

For more information: (518) 316-1234; (Email): de("scdpinewoods2013", "com", "gmail");

Web: www.rscdsboston.org/events-pinewoods.html

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Saturday, July 12, 2014

Greenfield, MA: Green River Festival (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Saturday, July 12, 2014 — Sunday, July 13, 2014

Dance styles include: Cajun Contra Dance

Venue: Greenfield Community College get a map

For more information: (Email): de("mariann", "org", "franklincc");

Web: www.greenriverfestival.com

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Olivebridge, NY: New England Dance Party at Ashokan (annual) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Ashokan Music & Dance Camps

Description: David Kaynor with Jay & Molly and the Northern Week All-Stars! Contra dancing, waltzes and Swedish. Great music and dancing at Ashokan’s outdoor pavilion. Dinner available at 6pm, beginner workshop at 7:30.

Dance styles include: Contra Scandinavian Waltz Folk Dance

Venue: Ashokan Center: 477 Beaverkill Road get a map

Price: $10

For more information: (845) 246-2121; (Email): de("office", "org", "ashokan");

Web: www.ashokan.org/ashokan/summerdance.shtml

Date for 2014: Saturday, July 12

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Sunday, July 13, 2014

Brasstown, NC: Folk School Contra Dance Musicians’ Week (20 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Sunday, July 13, 2014 — Saturday, July 19, 2014

Description: Slow tune jams, band ensembles, tutorials, nightly public dances and more. Learn (or improve) techniques of playing and arranging music for contra, square and couple dancing.

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Venue: John C. Campbell Folk School: 1 Folk School Rd get a map

Price: $568

For more information: (800) 365-5724; (Email): de("dance", "org", "folkschool");

Web: www.folkschool.org

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Brighton, NY (United States): Mountain Arts Gathering (5 th annual) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Mountain Arts Gathering

Description: Contradance featuring: Ken Kolodner, Brad Kolodner, Grey Larsen, Cindy Kallet, Lissa Schneckenburger, Pete Sutherland, John Kirk, Trish Miller, Bethany Waickman,Rachel Maloney, Chris Turner, and Sue Grimm.

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Note: Soft soled shoes please.

Venue: Paul Smiths College: 7777 State Route 30 get a map

Price: $10.00 Adults, $5.00 Seniors

For more information: (518) 578-8409; (Email): de("mountainarts", "com", "mountainartsgathering");

Web: www.mountainartsgathering.com

Date for 2014: Sunday, July 13

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Elkins, WV: Augusta Cajun Creole and Early Country Music Weeks (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Sunday, July 13, 2014 — Friday, July 18, 2014

Description: A full week of Cajun and Zydeco dance instruction, plus classes on Cajun and Creole music (all instruments), cooking, history, and more. Dances of Cajun two-steps and waltzes every night. Concerts Tuesday and Thursday. Jams every day. in addition, the first Early Country Music Week at Augusta features classes and concerts by Bill Kirchen, John Lilly, Ginny Hawker and Courtney Granger, Dana Murphy, and Carol McComb. Jams every day.

Dance styles include: Cajun Contra Dance

Note: You must be registered in advance. (However, Tuesday and Thursday evening concerts, as well as evening dances, are open to the public.)

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

Price: $435

For more information: (304) 637-1209; (Email): de("augusta", "com", "augustaheritage");

Web: augustaheritagecenter.org

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Middlebury, VT: Middlebury Festival on the Green (36 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Sunday, July 13, 2014 — Saturday, July 19, 2014

Description: music and dances... Free concerts. Sun. 4:30pm; Mon-Fri performances noon-1pm, 7pm. 8-14 . street dance saturday

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Venue: the Green get a map

Price: $free

For more information: (802) 388-0216; (Email): de("festival", "org", "festivalonthegreen");

Web: www.festivalonthegreen.org

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Nancy, KY (United States): Cumberland Dance Week (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Sunday, July 13, 2014 — Saturday, July 19, 2014

— Sponsored by: Lloyd Shaw Foundation

Description: A dance week for all ages! Adults, teens and children all share dance time together in the tradition of our ancestors. Beginners as well as advanced dancers are welcome. Additional activities include Dance Band, Caller Workshop, Music Workshops and Crafts. a complete dance and activities program is provided for ages 5-13. the children’s program includes old-time dancing and games, crafts, storytelling, and drumming in addition to outdoor activities and nature walks. a quality program is available for children 4 and under.

Dance styles include: Ballroom Contra English Family International Square Swing Folk Dance

Venue: Lake Cumberland Educational 4-H Center: 17500 Kentucky 196 get a map

For more information: (404) 285-4498;

Web: www.CumberlandDanceWeek.org

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New London, CT: Amherst Early Music Festival - Week 1 (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Sunday, July 13, 2014 — Sunday, July 20, 2014

Description: Includes classes in Renaissance and Baroque dance, and Contra danses; English country dance, Fully staged performance of Henry Purcell’s “Dido and Aeneas”, more

Dance styles include: Contra English Dance

Venue: Connecticut College: 270 Mohegan Avenue get a map

Price: $390

For more information: (617) 744-1324; (Email): de("info", "org", "amherstearlymusic");

Web: www.amherstearlymusic.org

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New London, CT: Amherst Early Music Festival (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Sunday, July 13, 2014 — Sunday, July 20, 2014

— Sponsored by: Amherst Early Music, Inc.

Description: Two-week workshop for music before 1750. First week (July 10-17th) also features classes in Renaissance and Baroque dance with Dorothy Olssen and Kaspar Mainz; English country dance with Pat Petersen. Fully staged performance of Alessandro Scarlatti’s “La Principessa fedele”, plus dance performance with oboe band.

Dance styles include: English Vintage Otherstyle Dance

Note: soft-soled shoes, advanced registration required.

Venue: Connecticut College: 270 Mohegan Avenue get a map

Price: $390

For more information: (781) 488-3337; (Email): de("info", "org", "amherstearlymusic");

Web: www.amherstearlymusic.org

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Palgrave, ON: Orangeville Fiddle and Step-dance Camp (18 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Sunday, July 13, 2014 — Friday, July 18, 2014

Description: Instruction in traditional Canadian old time fiddle music and Ottawa Valley step dance.

Dance styles include: Celtic Contra Dance

Venue: Upper Canada Camp: 1713 Concession Road 2, Adjala get a map

Price: $725 (Cdn)

For more information: (519) 941-5683; (Email): de("belliott", "com", "easyfocus");

Web: www.fiddle.on.ca/fiddle

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Swannanoa, NC: Swannanoa Gathering - Celtic Week (14 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Sunday, July 13, 2014 — Saturday, July 19, 2014

Description: Ceili Dance, Irish Step Dance

Dance styles include: Celtic Dance

Venue: Warren Wilson College (Bryson Gym) : 701 Warren Wilson Rd. get a map

Price: $430 Tuition (plus $340 room and board)

For more information: (828) 298-3434; (Email): de("gathering", "edu", "warren-wilson");

Web: www.swangathering.com

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Waynesville, NC: Folkmoot USA (31 st annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Wednesday, July 16, 2014 — Sunday, July 27, 2014

Description: Dances from Canada, Columbia, Greece, India, Israel, Italy, Poland, Spain, Taiwan, Turkey, and others

Dance styles include: International Folk Dance

Venue: get a map

For more information: (877) 365-5872; (Email): de("folkmoot", "com", "pobox");

Web: www.folkmootusa.org

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Thursday, July 17, 2014

Dodgeville, WI: Hardanger Fiddle Music and Dance Workshop (31 st annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Thursday, July 17, 2014 — Sunday, July 20, 2014

— Sponsored by: Hardanger Fiddle Association of America

Description: Norwegian music and dance workshop focusing on Hallingdal region. Fiddlers with interest in trying Hardanger Fiddle are welcome. All dancers welcome.

Dance styles include: Scandinavian Folk Dance

Note: Advance registration required, July 9 deadline.

Venue: Folklore Village: 3210 County Road BB get a map

Price: $250

For more information: (612) 568-7448; (Email): de("workshopchair", "org", "hfaa");

Web: www.hfaa.org

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Oak Hill, NY: Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival (38 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Thursday, July 17, 2014 — Sunday, July 20, 2014

Venue: Walsh Farm, get a map

Price: $110

For more information: (888) 946-8495; (Email): de("GreyFoxOffice", "com", "aol");

Web: www.greyfoxbluegrass.com

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Trumansburg, NY: Fingerlakes Grassroots Festival (24 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Thursday, July 17, 2014 — Sunday, July 20, 2014

Description: Squares, international folk, Cajun dance. Stringband, roots rock, bluegrass, African, Andean, jazz, blues. Dance tent w/wooden floor. 4 stages, 60+ bands.

Dance styles include: Cajun Dance

Venue: Fairgrounds get a map

For more information: (607) 387-5098; (Email): de("info", "org", "GrassRootsFest");

Web: www.grassrootsfest.org

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Friday, July 18, 2014

Burlington, VT (United States): Champlain Valley Folk Festival (31 st annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, July 18, 2014 — Sunday, July 20, 2014

— Sponsored by: Champlain Valley Folk Festival

Description: Concerts, dances (under an open-sided tent, on a wooden dance floor), music workshops, jams. Frost and Fire, the Turning Stile, Dan Seppeler, Barb Seppeler & Festival Friends, Robert Resnik, many more.

Dance styles include: Contra English Family Square Waltz Dance

Venue: Rock Point School: 1 Rock Point Road get a map

Price: $See website; tickets available at door

For more information: (877) 850-0206; (Email): de("info", "org", "cvfest");

Web: www.cvfest.org

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Jamestown, NY: Scandinavian Folk Festival (13 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, July 18, 2014 — Sunday, July 20, 2014

Description: Village, crafts, lectures, Scandinavian foods, and workshops also featured. Admission includes all entertainment, exhibits, and lectures.

Dance styles include: Scandinavian Folk Dance

Venue: Jamestown Community College (Jamestown Campus) get a map

Price: $Available by calling 716.338.1187

For more information: (716) 338-1187; (Email): de("DeidraHansen", "edu", "mail.sunyjcc");

Web: www.scandinavianjamestown.org

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Saturday, July 19, 2014

East Durham, NY: Traditional Irish Music Festival (24 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Description: A culmination of Catskill Irish Arts Week, a weeklong summer workshop with master teachers from all over the U.S. and Ireland. Performers include teachers, students and invited bands.

Dance styles include: Celtic Dance

Venue: MJ Quill Irish Cultural & Sports Centre get a map

Price: $15

For more information: (800) 434fest; (Email): de("irishartsweek", "com", "gmail");

Web: www.catskillsirishartsweek.org

Date for 2014: Saturday, July 19

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Location not established, : Marvelous Noon To Moondance (8 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Venue: No Venue Established

For more information: (Email): de("phoenixcontradancer", "net", "cox");

Date for 2014: Saturday, July 19

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Plymouth, MA: CDSS Family Week at Pinewoods (41 st annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Saturday, July 19, 2014 — Saturday, July 26, 2014

— Sponsored by: Country Dance and Song Society

Description: Family Week at Pinewoods provides an opportunity for parents and children to sing, dance, play and relax together in a wooded rustic environment between two ponds.

Dance styles include: Contra English Family Square Dance

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

Price: $875 (less for children)

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

Web: www.cdss.org/family

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Sunday, July 20, 2014

Blue Lake (15 min. from Arcata), CA: Humboldt Folklife Festival (36 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Sunday, July 20, 2014 — Saturday, July 26, 2014

Description: Old Time, Celtic, bluegrass, swing, New 20-22 England, blues, ethnic. Dancing includes contra, square, int’l folk. Workshops vary from instrument making to Gaelic language to storytelling to hambone. Sunday fiddle contest. Free except Fri. night concert ($12-$15), Sat. night dance ($7).

Dance styles include: Contra Swing Dance

Venue: Hwy 299 get a map

For more information: (707) 822-5394; (Email): de("maia", "org", "humboldtfolklife");

Web: www.humboldtfolklife.org

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East Durham, NY: Catskills Irish Arts Week (20 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Sunday, July 20, 2014 — Sunday, July 27, 2014

Description: Over 50 Music, dance, language, art, history workshops available and a Program for children taught by leading musicians and artists in the Irish scene.

Dance styles include: Celtic Dance

Venue: MJ Quill Irish Cultural & Sports Centre get a map

Price: $225

For more information: (800) 434fest; (Email): de("irish", "com", "francomm");

Web: www.east-durham.org

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Elkins, WV: Augusta Blues Week (30 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Sunday, July 20, 2014 — Friday, July 25, 2014

Description: Dance every night Sunday thru Friday. Classes in Blues dance, blues mandolin, guitar, harmonica, piano, vocals, and songwriting. Guitar classes in a variety of styles and levels. Concerts Tuesday and Thursday. Louisiana Red, Gaye Adegbalola & Roddy Barnes, Andra Faye, Ann Rabson, Daryl Davis, Erwin Helfer, Rich DelGrosso, Joe Filisko, Phil Wiggins, Grant Dermody, Fiona Boyes, Rick Franklin, Stan Hirsch, and many more.

Note: You must register in advance (however, Tuesday and Thursday concerts and evening dances are open to the public).

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

Price: $435

For more information: (304) 637-1209; (Email): de("augusta", "com", "augustaheritage");

Web: augustaheritagecenter.org

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Nancy, KY (United States): Cumberland Dance Week (annual)

Multi-day event: Sunday, July 20, 2014 — Saturday, July 26, 2014

— Sponsored by: Lloyd Shaw Foundation

Description: Cumberland Dance Week is a family-friendly dance camp sponsored by the Lloyd Shaw Foundation. We are best known for our high-quality educational programming for all ages and top-notch live music. the lodge is nestled in a remote section of south-central Kentucky, surrounded by beautiful Lake Cumberland.

Dance styles include: Contra English Family Square Waltz Dance

Venue: Lake Cumberland Educational 4-H Center: 17500 Kentucky 196 get a map

For more information: (888) 913-6013;

Web: www.cumberlanddanceweek.org

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