We dance mostly New England style contras and other traditional styles every Thursday at Covenant United Methodist Church. We offer an easy and friendly pre-dance lesson every week at about 7:40 or so for newcomers.

UPCOMING Contras

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - Contra Dance

Caller:   Margaret Mathews
Band:  Esteemed Clams

An Old Time Night of Fun with Margaret Mathews and Esteemed Clams, all Local Talent!!

Thursday, February 12, 2015 - Contra Dance

Caller:   Chuck Abell
Band:  Andrew and Noah VanNorstrand

Come join Andrew and Noah VanNorstrand with Chuck Abell, to prepare for Flurry!

Thursday, February 19, 2015 - Contra Dance

Caller: Eric Rounds
Band: Montage

What could be better than dancing to live music from our Gallic friends? Montage is Tom Santarsiero, Rachel Bell, and Jane Knoeck; always fun and delightful. Eric Rounds brings decades of experience to Contra for a great teaching style. Come on out and join us.

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - Contra Dance

Caller:   Margaret Mathews
Band:  Wild Root String Band

What could be better than dancing to live music?  Come on out and join us.

Thursday, March 5, 2015 - Contra Dance

Caller:   Bob Nicholson
Band:  Continental Drift

Continental Drift is Eileen Nicholson, Eric Anderson and Tom Santarsiero

Thursday, March 12, 2015 - Contra Dance

Caller:   Sarah VanNorstrand
Band:  Seaglass

What could be better than dancing to live music?  Come on out and join us.

Thursday, March 19, 2015 - Contra Dance

Caller:   Sharon Perry
Band:  Tempest with Horns

What could be better than dancing to live music?  Come on out and join us.

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English Country dances are held every Sunday (except 5th Sundays) at First Baptist Church. Pre-dance intro to English dancing session offered at 6:10 pm for newcomers.

 

UPCOMING English DANCES

Sunday, February 1, 2015 - English Dance

Caller:  Richard Sauvain
Band:  Molly Jaynes & Jane Knoeck

Molly’s spirited violin playing and Jane’s ‘makes you wanna dance’ piano are a winning combination. Richard may have a Jane Austen Ball dance or two to teach you.

Sunday, February 8, 2015 - English Dance

Caller:  Dan Seppeler
Band:  Serendipity

Serendipity is Barb Seppeler on piano and Laurie Williams on flute, one of our most popular duos of late.  Dan’s impressive repertoire will make for a satisfying & varied program of dancing.

Sunday, February 15, 2015 - English Dance

Caller:  Richard Sauvain
Band:  Sprincodaba

The Springwater Country Dance Band!  An offshoot of Barb Seppeler’s recent musicians workshop, it includes Colleen Liggett (banjo & mandolin), Meg Grindrod (piano), and John Kerr (mandolin). They are making their first appearance with us.  Richard is working on a perky program to match the instrumentation.  It’s Chocolate Night too — dessert bringers take note.

Sunday, February 22, 2015 - English Dance

Caller:  Bob Nicholson
Band:  Serendipity

Barb & Laurie return for a second time this month, this time working with a caller who just has a knack for making everyone happy and comfortable.  It will be a fun dance.

Sunday, March 1, 2015 - English Dance

Caller:  Dan Seppeler
Band:  Serendipity

English dances are the first four Sundays of every month.

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