Category Archives: Special Events

Celebration of Life Service for John White

One our favorite dance musicians, John White, passed away on Saturday, August 12. He regularly played for our MMTD contra dances with his band Nine Mile with David Cavins, Amber Gaddy and Jim Ruth. He is also the person who organized … Continue reading

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Spring Breakdown Dance Weekend 2017

Our annual MMTD Spring Breakdown dance weekend is almost here!  It’s time to complete your plans to attend this fun dance event right here in Columbia, MO, from March 16-19! This event draws people from all over the country and here are a … Continue reading

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House Concert – Saturday, February 4

Mark your calendars now for this special treat! Kim Lansford and Nate McAlister, who are scheduled to play our contra dance on February 3, will also be giving a house concert on Saturday, February 4, at Thom and Sarah Howard’s … Continue reading

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Fall dance season begins! Contra Dance – Friday, Sept 16; Community Dance – Saturday, Sept 17

The MMTD fall season of dancing kicks off with two dance opportunities this weekend! Our regular contra dance season starts on Friday, September 16 at the Ballroom Academy of Columbia. We’ll be dancing to the lively music of the 32 … Continue reading

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Big Muddy Folk Festival, April 1-2

This weekend is the 25th Anniversary Big Muddy Folk Festival on Main and Vine in Boonville, Missouri.  The festival opens at 7:00 p.m. on Friday with a concert at Thespian Hall, featuring Ron Wall, Phyllis Dale, Bob Shad and Jazzou Jones, Leela and … Continue reading

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Spring Breakdown Dance Weekend!

Spring Breakdown 2016 is this weekend, March 18-20!  Come and dance to the music of Nor’easter with calling by Steve Zakon-Anderson at the Kimball Ballroom in Lela Raney Wood Hall on the Stephens College campus.  Be sure to attend the … Continue reading

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What’s New

MMTD Events: Contra Dance – Friday, November 17 2018 Spring Breakdown Dance Weekend information will be coming soon. 2017 Spring Breakdown Dance Weekend photos and videos are available on our Spring Breakdown Community page on Facebook!  You can also see the … Continue reading

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