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When & Where


Country Dancers of Rochester sponsors traditional New England Contra Dances and English country dances. Our dances are participatory and open to all, with live music, and smoke and alcohol free. Newcomers are always welcome (unless event is specifically noted as experience required). Dances are taught and prompted, with more teaching at the beginning of the evening. No partner or special dress needed — dress comfortably and wear soft-soled, low-heeled shoes.

Contra Dances

When: Every Thursday, 7:30 – 10:30 PM
Where: Covenant United Methodist Church (MAP) (directions)
Entrance is from the parking lot in the rear. Ring the doorbell and you’ll be buzzed in.
Overflow parking is available on Thursdays only next to the Golden Fox restaurant across Culver Rd from the Church.
Admission: $9 ($8 members and students, $2 ages 17 & under)

English Country Dances

When: 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th (but not 5th) Sundays of every month, 6:30 – 9:30 PM
Where: First Baptist Church (MAP) (directions)
Admission: $8 ($7 members and students, ages 17 & under free)

Special Events

Sometimes we dance elsewhere.