Category Archives: Special Events

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

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Contra Dance – Feb. 1, 2019 32 BarTenders with Claire Baffaut Calling

Contra Dance – Friday, Feb. 1.  Come join us Friday, Feb. 1st for a contra dance at  3906 Peachtree Drive. Our lively music will be provided by 32 BarTenders, with Tom Verdot (fiddle and banjo), Rebecca Logan (flute and penny whistle), … Continue reading

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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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