Come dance with us!

August 16th 7:00 pm
Lancaster County Central Park

5:30: POTLUCK! Bring a dish to share with everyone!

6:15: Beginner's workshop

Caller: Sue Gola
Band: The Contra Rebels:
Todd Clewell - fiddle
Barb Schmid - fiddle
Henry Koretzky - guitar
Bruce Campbell - bass

  All ages are welcome -
bring the whole family,
or come on your own -
no partner necessary!
Adults:  $9
Students: $6
Children 15
& under:


We will teach you how! A beginner's workshop takes place before each dance.

If you can count to 4 and walk, you can dance!

Contra Dance is a social dance with roots in English country dancing.

We always 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:

September 20th 7:00 pm
St. John's Episcopal Church

6:15: Beginner's workshop

Caller: Bob Nicholson
Band: Almond Collective:
Eileen Nicholson
- fiddle
Jill Smith - piano
Rachel Bell - accordion
October 18th 7:00 pm
St. John's Episcopal Church

6:15: Beginner's workshop

Andrew Bishop
Band: The Blackbirds:
Joe DeZarn - fiddle
Tina Eck - flute
Zan McLeod - guitar
November 15th 7:00 pm
St. John's Episcopal Church

6:15: SCHOTTISCHE! workshop
Caller Donna Hunt will lead a workshop teaching the schottische before our dance. This is a couples dance but you are, as always, welcome to come on your own, with a group or a partner.

Caller: Donna Hunt
Band: Deux Francois:
Sarah Mitchell
- flute, whistle, dumbek, feet
Francis Piscane - fiddle
Jasmine Hart - bass
Bill Dudley - guitar