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Upcoming Dance Opportunities and Events...

Third Saturdays of every month!

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

Location October - May: St. John's Episcopal Church, 321 W. Chestnut St., Lancaster, PA 17603 (June - September : Lancaster County Central Park Pavilion #11, 733 Williamson Rd. Lancaster, PA 17602)

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 Caller: Caroline Barnes Band: Ladies in the Parlor

January 21, 2023, Caller: Bruce Young Band: Unbowed with Henry and Mike Henry (guitar)

February 18, 2023, Caller: TBA Band: Strings On Wings - Todd Clewell (fiddle, mandolin) and Barb Schmid (fiddle)

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 dances at this time. This policy is being reviewed ongoing and updates will be posted here and included in monthly dance reminder emails.

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