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: Festivals
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
This weekend is the Big Muddy 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 Roger Netherton, Lee Murdock, Mike Gentry, Matthew Olwell & John Skelton, and Cathy … Continue reading
Fellow dancers On August 17th, MMTD will participate in the Boone Dawdle, a fundraising event for the True/False Film Festival. The Boone Dawdle is a slow bicycle ride from Columbia to the Les Bourgeois winery in Rocheport with many fun stops … Continue reading
Join master fiddler John White and friends at the Boone County Fair the week of July 24 for some old-time music jams and barn dance. Every evening at the fair, we’ll be playing tunes handed down from generation to generation. Hear … Continue reading