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Summer MMTD Events:

 

Cooper’s Landing Dance – Tuesday, June 19th – with 32 Bar Tenders

Cooper’s Landing Dance – Tuesday, July 17th – with Amber and Dave

Contra Dance at Ballroom – Friday, July 20 – with Amber and Dave, Jim Thaxter calling

Cooper’s Landing Dance – Tuesday, August 21st – with Three Around Three

Check out Johanna’s birthday photos from a recent English Country dance. Thank you for sharing, Johanna!

2018 Spring Breakdown Dance Weekend photos and videos. Thank you Jan Harcourt!!!

2017 Spring Breakdown Dance Weekend photos and videos are available on our Spring Breakdown Community page on Facebook!  You can also see the coverage KOMU did of the event there or click here.  If you have photos or videos from the event we encourage you to share them there as well, so everyone can enjoy the memories!

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Cooper’s Landing – Tuesday, August 21st

Dance by the riverside and watch the glorious sunset and at Cooper’s Landing this Tuesday! Join us on August 21st from 6:45 to 8:45 for easy, family-friendly dancing to music by Three Around Three (with Pippa Letsky on fiddle, Cliff White on guitar, and Bill Foley on banjo). Calling will be provided by MMTD callers.  Food will be available at the Thai Kitchen or at the Cooper’s store. Please, no carry-in food or drink (water bottles should be okay).

Watch Facebook and this website for any cancellations due to the river stage or rain.

If you haven’t been to a Cooper’s Landing Dance, it’s on a beautiful bend of the Missouri River between Columbia and Jefferson City. It’s a short drive to a special place well worth the trip! For directions visit their website.

See you there!

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Cooper’s Landing – Tuesday, July 17th

Dance by the riverside and watch the glorious sunset and at Cooper’s Landing this Tuesday! Join us on July 17th from 6:45 to 8:45 for easy, family-friendly dancing to music by  Amber and Dave (Amber Gaddy on accordian and Dave Cavins on guitar). Calling will be provided by MMTD callers.  Food will be available at the Thai Kitchen or at the Cooper’s store. Please, no carry-in food or drink (water bottles should be okay).

Watch Facebook and this website for any cancellations due to the river stage or rain.

If you haven’t been to a Cooper’s Landing Dance, it’s on a beautiful bend of the Missouri River between Columbia and Jefferson City. It’s a short drive to a special place well worth the trip! For directions visit their website.

See you there!

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Cooper’s Landing – Tuesday, June 19th

Dance by the riverside and watch the glorious sunset at Cooper’s Landing this Tuesday! Join us on June 19th from 6:45 to 8:45 for easy, family-friendly dancing to music by  32 BarTenders (Tom Verdot (fiddle and banjo), Rebecca Logan (flute and penny whistle), Thom Howard (guitar and mandolin), and Marcie McGuire (piano)). Calling will be provided by MMTD callers.  Food will be available at the Thai Kitchen or at the Cooper’s store. Please, no carry-in food or drink (water bottles should be okay).

Watch Facebook and this website for any cancellations due to the river stage or rain.

If you haven’t been to a Cooper’s Landing Dance, it’s on a beautiful bend of the Missouri River between Columbia and Jefferson City. It’s a short drive to a special place well worth the trip! For directions visit their website.

See you there!

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Cooper’s Landing Dance – Tuesday, May 29th

Dance by the riverside and watch the glorious sunset and dance by the full moon at Cooper’s Landing this Tuesday! Join us on May 29th from 6:45 to 8:45 for easy, family-friendly dancing to music by  River Ridge String Band (Cliff White (hammered dulcimer), Molly White (mandolin), John Cunning (percussion), and Ted Koenig (guitar)). Calling will be provided by MMTD callers.  Food will be available at the Thai Kitchen or at the Cooper’s store. Please, no carry-in food or drink (water bottles should be okay).

Watch Facebook and this website for any cancellations due to the river stage or rain.

If you haven’t been to a Cooper’s Landing Dance, it’s on a beautiful bend of the Missouri River between Columbia and Jefferson City. It’s a short drive to a special place well worth the trip! For directions visit their website.

See you there!

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Contra Dance – July 20th with Amber and Dave

Contra Dance – Friday, July 20th.  Come join us Friday, July 20th for a contra dance at  3906 Peachtree Drive. Our lively music will be provided by Amber and Dave, with Amber Gaddy on accordian and Dave Cavins on guitar. Our caller will be Jim Thaxter.

Beginners are encouraged to come to an introductory lesson at 7:00 p.m.  Everything is explained.  You do NOT need to know how to dance before you come.  You also do NOT have to bring a partner.

Dancing starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Ballroom Academy of Columbia, 3906 Peachtree Drive.  Admission is $8 for the public, $5 for students and ages 16-25, with free admittance for children 15 and under.

No dance experience is needed and folks of all ages are welcome! No partner is necessary, as dancers switch partners for most dances. Every dance is taught and called throughout the evening to live music. Dancers should wear lightweight, comfortable clothing and soft-soled or leather-soled shoes to preserve the floor—no spike heels or cowboy boots. (Please carry-in appropriate dance shoes as needed.)

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Contra Dance – June 15 with River Ridge String Band

Contra Dance – Friday, June 15th.  Come join us Friday, June 15th for a contra dance at our new location, 3906 Peachtree Drive (old location was 3910 Peachtree Drive). Our lively music will be provided by River Ridge String Band, from Jefferson City, with Cliff White (hammered dulcimer), Molly White (mandolin), John Cunning (percussion), and Ted Koenig (guitar). River Ridge String Band plays a mix of traditional, old-time, celtic, folk and bluegrass. Instrumentation includes hammered dulcimer, guitar, banjo, mandolin and bodhran and other folk percussion.  Our caller will be Paula McFarling.

Beginners are encouraged to come to an introductory lesson at 7:00 p.m.  Dancing starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Ballroom Academy of Columbia, 3906 Peachtree Drive.  Admission is $8 for the public, $5 for students and ages 16-25, with free admittance for children 15 and under.

No dance experience is needed and folks of all ages are welcome! No partner is necessary, as dancers switch partners for most dances. Every dance is taught and called throughout the evening to live music. Dancers should wear lightweight, comfortable clothing and soft-soled or leather-soled shoes to preserve the floor—no spike heels or cowboy boots. (Please carry-in appropriate dance shoes as needed.)

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Contra Dance – June 1st with 32 Bar Tenders

Contra Dance – Friday, June 1st.  Come join us Friday, June 1st for a contra dance at  3906 Peachtree Drive. Our lively music will be provided by 32 Bar Tenders, with Tom Verdot (fiddle and banjo), Rebecca Logan (flute and penny whistle), Thom Howard (guitar and mandolin), and Marcie McGuire (piano). 32 Bar Tenders plays dynamic and energetic American, Irish, English, and French tunes. Our caller will be Claire Baffaut.

Beginners are encouraged to come to an introductory lesson at 7:00 p.m.  Dancing starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Ballroom Academy of Columbia, 3906 Peachtree Drive.  Admission is $8 for the public, $5 for students and ages 16-25, with free admittance for children 15 and under.

No dance experience is needed and folks of all ages are welcome! No partner is necessary, as dancers switch partners for most dances. Every dance is taught and called throughout the evening to live music. Dancers should wear lightweight, comfortable clothing and soft-soled or leather-soled shoes to preserve the floor—no spike heels or cowboy boots. (Please carry-in appropriate dance shoes as needed.)

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