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
Category Archives: English Country Dance
English Country Dance – Friday, Dec. 8th Our master caller, Jim Thaxter, will be doing all the calling and teaching. We are using recorded music. The music has the same feel as the live band with some tunes stately or … Continue reading
English Country Dance – Friday, Nov. 10 This Fall’s season of MMTD’s English Country Dance begins this Friday, Nov. 10th! THERE WILL BE SOME CHANGES. Our master caller, Jim Thaxter, will be doing all the calling and teaching. This year we will … Continue reading
English Country Dance – Friday, Oct. 13 This Fall’s season of MMTD’s English Country Dance begins this Friday, Oct. 13th! THERE WILL BE SOME CHANGES. Our master caller, Jim Thaxter, will be doing all the calling and teaching. This year we will … Continue reading
Dance twice this weekend! The regular first Friday contra dance is on May 5 and the very next day, Saturday, May 6, we will hold the monthly English Country Dance. (Please note that this dance has been rescheduled from May … Continue reading
This month’s English Country Dance is Friday, April 14, featuring the 32 Bartenders, with Tom Verdot on fiddle, Marcie McGuire on keyboards, Rebecca Logan on flute, and Thom Howard on guitar and mandolin. Our caller guiding the dancers for the … Continue reading
For a fun evening of music and dancing, please join us for our monthly English Country Dance, this Friday, February 10. We’ll be dancing to the music of The Deylighters, with Clare Dey on fiddle and Cabe Dey on guitar and piano. Jim … Continue reading
NOTICE: Due to expected bad weather tonight’s dance is cancelled. Join us next Friday, January 20 for our next contra dance! Join us for our first English Country Dance of the new year, this Friday, January 13. We’ll be dancing to the … Continue reading