Contra Dance – Friday, March 3

Don’t miss our first Friday dance in March! Roger Netherton and Friends will be playing for us. Roger is a very talented fiddle player, first place winner of the Old Time Fiddle Contest in Winfield last year. (Hear Roger playing here.) Excellent calling will be provided by Heidi Stallman and Jim Thaxter for a great night of music and dancing.

The dance starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Ballroom Academy of Columbia, 3910 Peachtree Drive. Beginners are encouraged to come to an introductory lesson at 7:00 p.m.  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.)

For more information call 573-825-4698 or email

SPECIAL NOTE: Our MMTD dance weekend in Columbia is coming up soon! To get a discount register by March 5.  For more information see the Spring Breakdown Dance Weekend page.

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