Come dance with us! Every 3rd Saturday but July!

October 20th 7:00 - 10:00 pm  
St. John's Episcopal Church
321 W. Chestnut St.
Lancaster, PA 17603

6:15: New Dancers Workshop

Caller: Gaye Fifer
Band:  The Gooseberries
Matthew Burke fiddle
Rich Dodson tenor banjo
Dave Cottrell accordion
Jill Smith piano


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:
November 17th 7:00-10:00pm  
St. John's Episcopal Church
321 W. Chestnut St.
Lancaster, PA 17603

6:15: New Dancers Workshop

Caller: Carolyn Barnes
Band:  Streak O Phat                  Bill Quern mandolin, banjo, melodeon
Steve Epstein clarinet, sax
Sarah Gowan guitar
 
 
December 15th 7:00-10:00 pm    
St. John's Episcopal Church
321 W. Chestnut St.
Lancaster, PA 17603

6:15: New Dancers Workshop

Caller: Brian Hamshar
Band: 
Brian Hamshar
This is a "Club Contra" (techno) with recorded music and lighting effects.
(white clothing encouraged)
 
     January19th 7:00 - 10:00 pm            St. John's Episcopal Church
321 W. Chestnut St.
Lancaster, PA 17603

6:15: New Dancers Workshop

Caller: Hilton Baxter
Band:  Escape
Tim Ball Fiddle
Peter Blue button accordion, nyckelharpa, percussion
Jill Smith piano