Dancing at a Contra Dance

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Join Us for Great Contra Dances!

Usually* the Second Fridays and Fourth Fridays of Each Month
(*see schedule below)

7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
2nd Floor Ballroom
Old Armory/Tallahassee Senior Center
1400 N. Monroe St.

Beginners welcome; you don't need to bring a partner.

Those new to contra dancing are strongly encouraged to come at 7:15, when a Beginner Orientation will be taught, and as dances are taught in more detail early in the evening.

Please bring a snack to share at the break!

Admission cost for regular dances: 
$8 for Adults,  $7 Seniors over 50, $5 for Students, 
$3 for Kids under 12
(higher prices may be charged for special dances)

Dance Schedule
and other events of note

All events in Tallahassee unless otherwise noted

(Hometowns of out-of-town bands and callers
are shown in parentheses)

*Our schedule is a little different this year, due to availability of the hall, bands, etc.
Some contra dances are on the 3rd Friday of the month.  So you don't get confused, included below are the regular contra dance dates for 2016. 
Date Band Caller
September 30
Roots Music Variety Show
with Ken Waldman, Corn Potato String Band, Chuck Levy and Frank Lindamood
9 pm at the Club Downunder at FSU
Free admission
October 1
Old Time Dance
Dan Wally Baker calling with the Corn Potato String Band
8 pm at The Warehouse, 706 W. Gaines St.
October 14
Smokey Hollow String Band
Vicki Morrison
October 28
Florida Mountaineers
Alice (Milmoe) Rayburn
Note: dance in November is on the 3rd Friday!
November 18
Runaway Biscuits
Rachel Flemming
December 9
In Cahoots Richard Hopkins


Last revised 9/28/16