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: Dance Weekends
Dance Workshop – Saturday, March 31 – 3:15–4:45 p.m., Kimball Ballroom, with Cis Hinkle and the Groovemongers In the 1950’s, just before rock ‘n’ roll, square dancing swept the country. Creativity and innovation were all the rage, and new takes … Continue reading
An anonymous donor is providing $10 off for the first 5 students or youth (age 16-25 OR with a valid student ID) who register for the Caller’s Workshop, Friday, March 30. That would make the cost of this 4 hour … Continue reading
We are very excited to host our tenth annual dance weekend, with music by Crowfoot and calling by Diane Silver. Even if you are new to contra dancing, we encourage you to attend some or all of Spring Breakdown. We … Continue reading
Several dance gypsies from the Columbia group were “spotted” at Solefest last weekend, including Peter, Paula, Margaret, Hannah, David, Krishna, Brad, Lesley, Ann, John, Jim, and Marcie. Our hosts at Springfield did a wonderful job, as usual, organizing the event … Continue reading