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: Special Events
Contra Dance – Friday, March 15th. Our lively music will be provided by River Ridge String Band. The band has been playing together for many years. While they play a variety of folk music, their sound is anchored in traditional … Continue reading
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