English Country Dance, Friday, October 9th

Come join us for our first English Country Dance of the season, this Friday, October 9. The Haymakers (Clara Dey on violin, Cabe Dey on guitar, and Marcie McGuire on piano) will play music ranging from the 18th century to the present day. Kyle Hardman and Bridget Whitehead will lead the dancers through a variety of interesting dances.

Please note the NEW LOCATION for the English Dances: Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1600 Rollins Road.  Click here for a map.

The dance starts at 7:30 p.m. and there will be an introductory lesson at 7:00. Admission is $8 for the public, $5 for students and ages 16-25, with free admittance for children 15 and under.

MMTD’s dances are fun, community-oriented events that do not require prior dance experience. Individuals of all ages are welcome, as well as couples and groups. No partner needed. 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.)

Many thanks to the City of Columbia Office of Cultural Affairs for their support of our English Country Dance series.

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