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 Dance – Dec. 6th Pat and Possum with Jim Hemphill Calling
- Nov. 29th – No Dance! Happy Thanksgiving!
- Contra Dance – Nov. 15th Mound City Slickers with Paula McFarling Calling
- English Country Dance – Nov. 8th with Elizabeth Couture calling
- Contra Dance – Nov. 1, 2019 River Ridge String Band with Claire Baffaut Calling
Category Archives: Contra Dances
Contra Dance – Friday, Dec. 6th. New band alert! We will welcome Patt and Possum playing for us for the first time! After twenty plus years of playing traditional music together Patt Plunkett and Charlie Walden (aka Patt & Possum) … Continue reading
Contra Dance – Friday, November 15. Our lively music will be provided by Mound City Slickers, with Sean Belt on guitar, banjo ukulele, ukulele, mandolin, and fiddle; Lindell Blackford on mandolin and fiddle; Bill Stewart on fiddle; Richard Hibbs on banjo; … Continue reading
Contra Dance – Friday, Nov. 1st. 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 dance … Continue reading
Contra Dance – Friday, Oct. 18th. Come join us for a contra dance at 3906 Peachtree Drive. Our live music will be provided by 3 Around 3, with Pippa Letsky on fiddle, Cliff White on guitar, and Bill Foley on … Continue reading
Contra Dance – Friday, October 4th. Join us for a contra dance at 3906 Peachtree Drive. Our lively music will be provided by The 32 BarTenders, a Mid-Missouri band featuring Tom Verdot on fiddle, Marcie McGuire on piano, Thom Howard on … Continue reading
Ready for Fall? Ready to dance? Join us for a potluck and dance at Columbia’s Cosmo Park, 1605 Business Loop in the Dexheimer Shelter, on Friday, September 20. The potluck is scheduled for 6:00 pm and will be followed by … Continue reading
Contra Dance – Friday, July 19th. Join us for a contra dance and watermelon at 3906 Peachtree Drive. Our lively music will be provided by the River Ghost Revue. River Ghost Review specializes in rural American folk music. Our unique sound comes … Continue reading