CONTRA DANCING!! (Full calendar HERE)
BIG SCIOTY – next dance: Saturday, May 6, 2023
Band: Brickersons of the Hock
Caller: Liz Burkhart
Check here for Big Scioty’s safety protocols. Note that we will be dancing at the Clinton Heights Lutheran Church for the time being.
ALL SOLES – next dance: Saturday, May 13, 2023
Band: Root Cellar String Band (Toledo)
Caller: Margaret Goodman
Thank you for attending Winter WarmUp 2022! It was a blast! We will see you in 2023!
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Big Scioty – Sat., April 1 – The Old Grey Cats with Kim Thompson calling
A local band called the Old Grey Cats will make its Big Scioty debut on April Fools’ Day. Consisting of Dave Notman on fiddle, Harold Cheyney on keyboard and Margaret Goodman on flute and whistle, the trio plays a variety of old-time, Irish and French Canadian tunes....
- We offer a beginner lesson at 7:30 pm, ½ hour before the dance. New contra dancers are encouraged to attend.
- No need to come with a partner.
- All dances are called.
- All dances begin with a walk-through of the dance.
- Wear cool and comfortable clothing, since you may warm up as the night progresses.
- Wear comfortable, clean, dry shoes that will let you move easily on our nice wooden floor.
We book the best regional talent for your dancing pleasure. These musicians and callers work together to deliver a lively and fun contra dance experience. Look below for information on the talent we have booked for our next dance.
We are a multi-generational community and all are welcome to join us. We look forward to meeting you!
What is contra dance?
Glad you asked! Contra is a form of social dance that, like square dancing, has roots in the barn dances held in pioneer days. It’s fun and easy to learn – if you can walk, you can contra dance! For more information read our “About Contra Dance” and “What to Expect” pages.