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)
- NO Dance March 1, 2019
- UPDATE: This dance has been cancelled due to the weather. Contra Dance – Feb. 15, 2019 SnorT Horse with Jim Thaxter Calling
- English Country Dance – Feb. 8th
- Contra Dance – Feb. 1, 2019 32 BarTenders with Claire Baffaut Calling
- Update: Contra Dance – Friday, Jan 18, 2018 Dave and Amber with Paula McFarling Calling
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
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
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
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
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
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
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