TALLAHASSEE COMMUNITY FRIENDS OF
OLD-TIME DANCE

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; no partner necessary.

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 55, $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.
Several contra dances are on the 3rd Friday of the month, and a few are on the 1st Friday or Saturday of the month.  So you don't get confused, included below are the regular contra dance dates for all of 2016. 
Date Band Caller
Note: contra dances in February are on the 1st Saturday and 3rd Friday!
Saturday
February 6
The Elftones
(North Carolina)
Susie Rudder
(Gainesville)
Sunday
February 14
Valentine's Old Time Dance Benefit
Chirps Smith (from Illinois) and local musicians,
with calling by Richard Hopkins and Tom Greene
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Concert
5:30 - 8:00 pm Dance
Suggested Donation:  $10 concert, $10 dance, or $15 for both
There will also be a silent auction and a cake walk!
 Location:  The Junction@Monroe, 2011 S. Monroe St.
Friday
February 19
Smokey Hollow String Band
JoLaine Pokorney
(Gainesville)
Friday
March 11
TBA
(Virginia)
Andy Kane
(Gainesville)
Friday
March 25
Sligo Line
Vicki Morrison
Note: dances in April are on the 3rd and 5th Fridays!
Friday
April 15
Wild Asparagus
(Massachusetts)
George Marshall
(Massachusetts)
Friday
April 29
TBA
Richard Hopkins
May 13
TBA Jane Ewing
May 27
See you at the Florida Folk Festival!
June 10
TBA Rachel Flemming
June 24
TBA TBA
July 8
TBA TBA
July 22
TBA TBA
Note: dances in August are on the 1st and 3rd Fridays!
August 5
TBA TBA
August 19
TBA TBA
September 9
TBA TBA
September 23
TBA TBA
October 14
TBA TBA
October 28
TBA TBA
Note: dance in November is on the 3rd Friday!
November 18
TBA TBA
December 9
TBA TBA

Last revised 2/04/16