What’s New:

NEW: Registration is now open for Spring Breakdown, March 17-19 with Elixir and Nils Fredland! Please note that the COVID policy for this weekend event is different from the one for our regular dances. Details at the link. Subject to change.

NEW: Winter/Spring 2023 Contra Dance Schedule is available now!

NEW: English Country Dance is back! Friday, February 10th, 7:30 pm, Claire Baffaut’s house

NEW: Updated COVID policy: We encourage mask wearing and full vaccination for dancers, but will no longer require them.

NEW: New full admission price: $10; Listener and student price: $5; 16 and under: Free

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY: Since winter is upon us, if the weather looks iffy, be sure to check the MMTD Facebook site, website, or watch your email for announcements about cancelations before traveling to the dance. 

If you do not receive our emails and would like to be added to the list, please contact us at mmtdcolumbia@gmail.com.

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English Country Dance is back!

The British are coming! The British are coming! English Country Dances are happening again on a limited basis in Columbia! Don’t miss out! In an old English tradition we’ll be holding dances in a house. Move the furniture back and have at it.

This Friday, February 10th, 7:30pm
At Claire Baffaut’s house in Columbia, MO

If you are interested in attending please private message Claire Baffaut on Facebook or email her at cbaffaut at gmail dot com for more information.

No admission charge, but donations gladly accepted. 

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Contra Dance with Snorty Horse and Jim Thaxter

MMTD Contra Dance with Snorty Horse. Calling by Jim Thaxter
First Saturday, February 4th, at the Columbia Independent School, 1801 N Stadium Blvd, Columbia, MO 65202
Doors at 7, Dance at 7:30 pm

It’s always a treat when Snorty Horse is in town! Learn more about this popular group here. With their lively music and Jim’s expert calling, this promises to be a dance not to be missed!

Come early for a contra dance lesson or refresher and be ready to join in when dancing officially starts at 7:30. Beginners are very welcome. Put on some comfy shoes and come join us! No partner or experience is needed. 

Please note changes to our COVID policies and admission charges:

We are now encouraging masks, rather than requiring them. We also encourage all attendees to be fully vaccinated.

New full admission price: $10
Listener and student price: $5
16 and under: Free

Looking forward to seeing you all!
MMTD Board

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Contra Dance, Friday, January 20th, with Amber & Dave, and Paula calling!

Please join us on January 20th at the American Legion in Ashland, MO, for our regular 3rd Friday contra Dance.

Amber Gaddy and Dave Cavins will be providing the tunes, and Paula McFarling will be providing the calling.

Come early for a contra dance lesson or refresher and be ready to join in when dancing officially starts at 7:30. Our Ashland venue has a great dance floor, and the live music and calling shouldn’t be missed. So we hope to see you there!

Please note changes to our COVID policies and admission charges:

We are now encouraging masks rather than requiring them. We also encourage all attendees to be fully vaccinated.

New full admission price: $10
Listener and student price: $5
16 and under: Free

The American Legion Post 152 is at 123 E Broadway in downtown Ashland, MO. In addition to street parking, there is parking in back, and a back door.

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY: Since winter is upon us, if the weather looks iffy, be sure to check the MMTD Facebook site, website, or watch your email for announcements about cancelations before traveling to the dance. 

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Columbia contra dance with Pippa Letsky and friends!

Saturday, January 7th, at the Columbia Independent School, 1801 N Stadium Blvd, Columbia, MO 65202
Doors at 7, Dance at 7:30 pm

Join us for the 1st Saturday dance of 2023 at the Columbia Independent School. Pippa Letsky will be playing all original fiddle tunes with the back up help of Molly and Cliff White. John Petter will be providing the calling.

Come early for a contra dance lesson or refresher and be ready to join in when dancing officially starts at 7:30.

Please note changes to our COVID policies and admission charges:

We are now encouraging masks, rather than requiring them. We also encourage all attendees to be fully vaccinated.

New full admission price: $10
Listener and student price: $5
16 and under: Free

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