Come dance with us every 3rd Saturday (except July)
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February 16th 7:00 - 10:00 pm   
St. John's Episcopal Church
321 W. Chestnut St.
Lancaster, PA 17603

6:15: New Dancers Workshop 

                             Caller: Kim Forry
                            Band: Lovely Lane String Band
                                   * Shane Knudsen Fiddle
                                           
Brenna Hogan Fiddle
                                    Jay White banjo
                                    
John Sauer guitar
                                    Art Abrams bass
                         
*SHANE KNUDSEN, A FOUNDER OF OUR                             DANCE, RETURNS 
TO PLAY! WELCOME BACK SHANE!

      All ages are welcome 
    -
bring the whole family,
or come on your own 
no partner necessary!

           Admission:
  Adults: $10
    Students: $6.00
    Children 15 
&                  under: FREE

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

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 16th 7:00 - 10:00 pm   
St. John's Episcopal Church
321 W. Chestnut St.
Lancaster, PA 17603

 6:15: New Dancers Workshop

Caller: DeLaura Padovan
Band:  Devine Comedy
Steve Hickman Fiddle
Marty Taylor whistle, concertina
John Devine guitar
*April 13th 7:00 - 10:00 pm 
*Second Saturday in April 
St. John's Episcopal Church
321 W. Chestnut St.

        6:15: New Dancers Workshop
        
  Caller:  DeLaura Padovan
Band:
Contra Intuitive
Ryck Kaiser Fiddle
Kirk Evans Fiddle
Peggy Shutes Piano

May 18th 7:00 - 10:00 pm      
        Lancaster County Park, Pavilion 11 
        733 Williamson Road
        Lancaster, PA 17603

6:15: New Dancers Workshop 

Caller: Kenny Brown
 Band: 
Dr. Twamley's Audio Snakes
Mike Rovine Fiddle
Wes Steenson Bango
Jill Smith Piano