Contra dances are held on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month at the Lewis Ginter Recreation Center. Newcomer’s are welcome and no partner is required.
- A free Newcomers’ workshop is held from 6:45-7:15pm
- Dance from 7:30 to 10:30pm
- $6 members/students – $9 non-members – Youth 12 and under admitted free! unless noted otherwise.
Help us to care for our floor; please wear soft-soled shoes.
Hosts are needed for dances. It is not hard, we will help you and HOSTS GET IN FREE! Click
here for more information. If you can host a dance, talk to any Board member at the dance.
|Jan-12-19||TBA||Happy Soles- from Charlottesville. Beverly Seng: fiddle; Brian Hamshar: clarinet; Rya Martin: piano.|
|Feb-09-19||TBA||Valentine Dance – Wildwood from Maryland. Joanne Murphy: hammered dulcimer, concertina, fiddle; Steve Bocian: mandolin, tenor banjo, octave mandolin; Pierce Crowell: guitar;Ed VandenBosche: cello, recorder.|
|Mar-09-19||TBA||Rip the Calico from North Carolina. Alison Arnold: flute, whistle; Gordon Arnold: cello, banjo, guitar; Mairead Brady: fiddle; Tyler Johnson: guitar, banjo, mandolin.|
|Mar-23-19||Brian Hanshar from Charlottesville||Special Event- Atlantic Crossing from Vermont. Viveka Fox: fiddle, bodhran, djembe; Peter McFarlane: fiddle, low whistles, mandolin, feet, vocals; Rick Klein: guitar, vocals. Admission $8 members/students $11 non-members|
|Apr-12-13-14 2019||TBA||Springforth Ball and Dance Weekend April 12-13-14, 2019
Online Registration will begin January 2019
|Apr-27-19||Denise Lair from Charlottesville||Fiery Furnace String Band from Williamsburg. Waverly Garner:fiddle; Victoria Gum: guitar; Daniel Lantz: banjo; Bobby LaRose: piano; Myles Sullivan: guitar.|
|May-25-19||NO DANCE||Memorial Day weekend – Please remember all those who currently serve and have served our country|
|Jun-08-19||TBA||OBeX (Open Band Experience) organized by Steve SuhringInterested musicians can contact Steve at email@example.com|
|Jul-13-19||Quera Crain from New England||The Long Pond Rounders from New England. Jonah Sidman: fiddle; Corey Walters: flute, mandolin; Michael Friedman: piano; Ness Smith-Savedoff: percussion; Ross Harriss: sax, guitar.|
|Jul-27-19||TBA||Special Event- Balance and Swim
TBA Dance 7:30-10:30 pm. Pool open 8:30-10:30 pm. Bring swimsuit and towel. Admission $9 members/students $12 non-members
|Aug-24-19||TBA||Fiery Furnace String Band from Williamsburg. Waverly Garner:fiddle; Victoria Gum: guitar; Daniel Lantz: banjo; Bobby LaRose: piano; Myles Sullivan: guitar.|
|Oct-19-19||TBA||Member Appreciation Night
Admission free for members/ $6 students $9 non-members
|Oct-26-19||No Dance||No Dance – go to the Charlottesville Fall Festival|
|Dec-14-19||TBA||Special Event – Snowflake Ball Dance
Admission $9 members/students $12 non-members
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Booking: Contact Laura Duncan at 804-232-5136 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For a look at the full year of past (and future) schedules, select below.