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Upcoming Dance Opportunities and Events...

Location June - September : Lancaster County Central Park Pavilion #11, 733 Williamson Rd. Lancaster, PA 17602

Time: 7:00-10:00 p.m. New dancer lesson: 6:15 p.m.

Sept 17, 2022 Caller: Greg Frock Band: Carl Friedman (fiddle and flute) and Janina O'Brien (keyboard)


Location October - December: St. John's Episcopal Church, 321 W. Chestnut St., Lancaster, PA 17603

October 15, 2022 Caller: Bruce Young Band: Contra Intuitive - Ryck Kaiser (fiddle) and Peggy Shutes Kaiser (keyboard)

November 19, 2022 Caller: Melissa Chatham Band: Strings On Wings - Todd Clewell (fiddle, mandolin) and Barb Schmid (fiddle)

December 17, 2022 TBA


COVID Precautions: * We will require well-fitting surgical or n95 type masks that covers the nose and mouth to be worn while dancing at our July 16th dance and this policy will be reviewed for the following dances.

All ages are welcome! Bring the whole family, or come on your own! No partner or prior dance experience necessary!


Bringing a water bottle is encouraged. Other tips and information can be found here: https://www.tcdance.org/contra-tips.php

Admission

Cost: sliding scale $12-20+ cash only

Children 13 or younger dance FREE

*Please bring cash we can not accept check or credit cards at this time.

Dance lessons! A New Dancers practice lesson is included in admission and takes place at 6:15 before each dance. If you can count to 4 and walk, you can do this dance!

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.


See Contra Dancing here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IxmSElVZcMc from Swingin' Tern dance Hanover, NJ July 17, 2021