Spring 2020 Schedule

***Important note*** For all dances please be sure to wear soft-soled or leather-soled shoes to preserve the floor; no spike heels or cowboy boots.  Please carry-in appropriate dance shoes as needed.

Spring 2020 Contra Dance Schedule (See below for English Country Dance Schedule)

Contra dance location is  3906 Peachtree Dr, Suite E, Columbia, MO. (Same building as Bower’s Chiropractic and Cheer.)  Admission: $8 ($5 for students).

February

February 7 – Contra Dance, Band: River Ridge String Band, Caller: Jim Thaxter

February 21 – Contra Dance, Band: Coreopsis, Caller: Paula McFarling

March

March 6  – No Dance (True/False Film Festival weekend)

March 20 – Contra Dance, Band: 32 BarTenders, Caller: Claire Baffaut

March 27-29 – Spring Breakdown Dance Weekend, Band: Roger & The Nethertones, Caller: Chet Gray (Location: Capital Ritz Dance, Jefferson City)

April

April 3 – No Columbia Dance – Friday night contra dance following the concert at Big Muddy Folk Festival, Boonville

April 17 – Contra Dance, Band: Snor T Horse, Caller: Claire Baffaut

May

May 1 – Contra Dance, Band: Blackberry Pickers, Caller: Jim Hemphill

May 15 – Contra Dance, Band: Pat and Possum, Caller: Claire Baffaut

May 29 – Contra Dance, Band Three Around Three, Caller: Paula McFarling

June

June 5 – Contra Dance, Band: Mound City Slickers, Caller: Jim Hemphill

June 19 – Contra Dance, Band: Hoosier Crackerjacks, Caller: Tamara Lowenthal

July 

July 3, No Dance (Happy Fourth of July weekend!)

July 17, Contra Dance, Band: 32 Bartenders, Caller: Claire Bauffaut (Annual watermelon dance, with election of MMTD board members)

Spring 2020 English Country Dance Schedule (2nd Fridays)

Location: Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1600 Rollins Road, Columbia, MO.  Admission: $5 ($3 for students) Music may be recorded or live depending on availability of musicians.

February 14 – English Country Dance, Caller: Elizabeth Couture

March 13 – English Country Dance, Caller: Jim Thaxter

April 10 – English Country Dance, Caller: Elizabeth Couture

May 8 – English Country Dance, Caller: Jim Thaxter

June 12 – English Country Dance, Caller: Jim Thaxter