* In case of inclimate weather, if the contra is canceled, it will be posted here by 3:00 p.m. day of dance
Come dance with us every 3rd Saturday (except July)


 
                      Next Dance:
                     February 15th
           7pm to 10pm
           6:15pm: New Dancers Workshop
 
St. John's Episcopal Church
321 W. Chestnut St.
Lancaster, PA 17603

Caller: Abigail Hobart
Band: Contra Rebels
Todd Clewell: fiddle
Barb Schmid: fiddle
Henry Koretzky: guitar
Aaron Blouin: bass


     
      - All ages are welcome! 
     - B
ring the whole family,
or come on your own!
- No partner necessary!

               Admission
 Adults: $10.00
 Students: $6.00
   Children (under 16): FREE    

(Please bring cash, we can't
 accept check or credit card)

Bringing a water bottle is encouraged.

FREE dance lessons! A New Dancers workshop takes place before each dance. If you can count to 4 and walk, you can dance!  See a list of "dance tips" on our About page.

Contra Dance is a social dance with roots in English country dancing. We dance to live music that has influences from bluegrass to old-time Appalachian and from Irish to French Canadian and swing.

Lancaster Youth Contra Dance 2009 - Dog Branch Reel.



Upcoming Dances:
March 21st
7pm to 10pm

6:15pm: New Dancers Workshop
 
St. John's Episcopal Church
321 W. Chestnut St.
Lancaster, PA 17603

Caller: DeLaura Padovan
Band: Devine Comedy
Steve Hickman: fiddle
Marty Taylor: whistle, concertina
John Devine: guitar


April 18th
7pm to 10pm

6:15pm: New Dancers Workshop
 
St. John's Episcopal Church
321 W. Chestnut St.
Lancaster, PA 17603

Caller: Tom Hinds
Band: Wild Wombats of the Chesapeake
Carl Friedman: fiddle
Robin Wilson: flute, concertina, sax
Ralph Barthine: guitar
Janina O'Brien: keyboard, accordion, whistle
 May 16th
7pm to 10pm

6:15pm: New Dancers Workshop
 
Lancaster County Central Park Pavilion 11 
733 Williamson Rd, 
Lancaster, PA 17602

Caller: Mark Hillegonds
Band: Lovely Lane String Band
Shane Knudsen: fiddle
Brenda Hogan: fiddle
Jay White: banjo
John Sauer: guitar
Art Abrams: bass
June 20th
7pm to 10pm

6:15pm: New Dancers Workshop
 
Lancaster County Central Park Pavilion 11 
733 Williamson Rd, 
Lancaster, PA 17602

Caller: Susan Taylor
Band: Raise the Roof
                 Mat Clark:  fiddle                        Kathy Talvitie: guitar           Judi Stellar: hammered dulcimer Bob Pasquarello: ?