Contra dance is a fun, social activity. We welcome all ages and experience levels from absolute beginners to long-time dancers. Our dances feature live music and all dances are taught. Bring yourselves, bring your friends, join the fun. Dances start at 8pm, with a beginner’s lesson at 7:30pm. The cost is generally $8 for adults and $5 for students.
Still have questions? Wondering what to expect when you show up at a dance? See our Frequently Asked Questions page.
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Our Upcoming Dances
- March 7, 2014Gaye Fifer with Riccochet8:00 pm to 11:00 pm
- March 14, 2014Bronwyn Woods with Lackawanna Longnecks8:00 pm to 11:00 pm
- March 21, 2014Marlin Whitaker with Amarillis8:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Other Upcoming Local Contra Dances
- Events on March 9, 2014CMU contra dance (Panther Hollow String Band and Cindy Harris)5:30 pm to 8:30 pmSee the schedule page for details.
Unless otherwise noted, the following is true for our Friday dances. (Other local dances will have different details, which may be available in the event description on the schedule page.)
Dances run from 8-11pm with a beginner's lesson at 7:30pm.
Dances cost $8 for adults and $5 for students.
Dances are held at Swisshelm Park Community Center (1050 Windermere Drive).