We dance most first, third, and fifth Fridays (see schedule for details).
We always dance to live music. All ages and experience levels welcome. No partner needed.
Contra Dance at The Ballroom Academy of Columbia, 3906 Peachtree Dr. (faces Monterey Dr.), Columbia, MO 65203
English Country Dance at Trinity Presbyterian Church 1600 Rollins Road.
7:30–10:00 pm (beginners’ lesson at 7:00)
Admission $8.00 ($5.00 for ages 16–25 or with student ID; free for children 15 and under)
- Contra “Watermelon” Dance – July 19, 2019 River Ghost Review with Jim Thaxter Calling
- Contra Dance – June 7, 2019 Blackberry Pickers with Paula McFarling Calling
- Contra Dance – May 31, 2019 Scraphounds with Claire Baffaut Calling
- Contra Dance – May 17, 2019 Three Around Three with Jim Thaxter Calling
- English Country Dance – May 10
Author Archives: Mid-Missouri Traditional Dancers
English Country Dance – Friday, Apr. 12, 2019 Come enjoy the courtly music of the Renaisance period with our master caller, Jim Thaxter, who will be doing the calling and teaching using recorded music. The music has the same feel as the live … Continue reading
Big Muddy Festival 2019 details found here.
Contra Dance – Friday, March 15th. Our lively music will be provided by River Ridge String Band. The band has been playing together for many years. While they play a variety of folk music, their sound is anchored in traditional … Continue reading
English Country Dance – Friday, March 8, 2019 Come enjoy the courtly music of the Renaissance period with master caller, Elizabeth Couture , who will be doing the calling and teaching using recorded music. The music has the same feel … Continue reading
UPDATE: This dance has been cancelled due to the weather. Contra Dance – Feb. 15, 2019 SnorT Horse with Jim Thaxter Calling
Contra Dance – Friday, Feb. 15th. Come join us Friday, Feb. 15th for a contra dance at 3906 Peachtree Drive. Our lively music will be provided by SnorT Horse, with Cathy Barton on hammered dulcimer and banjo, Dave Para on … Continue reading