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 Dance – Mar. 15, 2019 River Ridge with Jim Thaxter Calling
- Contra Dance – March 29-31 – Spring Breakdown in Jefferson City
- English Country Dance – with Elizabeth Couture March 8
- 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
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Come enjoy the courtly music of the Renaissance period with our master caller, Jim Thaxter, who will be doing the calling and teaching using recorded music. The music has the same feel as the live band with some tunes stately or … Continue reading
Dance by the riverside and watch the glorious sunset at Cooper’s Landing this Tuesday! Join us on June 20 from 6:45 to 8:45 for easy, family-friendly dancing to music by John White, David Cavins and Amber Gaddy. Calling will be provided by MMTD … Continue reading
Dancing down by the riverside is back for the summer! Our first Cooper’s Landing dance is this coming Tuesday, May 23. Dancing is 6:45 to 8:45 with music by John White, David Cavins and Amber Gaddy. Calling will be provided … 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
Join the Mid-Missouri Traditional Dancers as we listen and dance to Missouri master fiddlers Travis Inman and H.K. Silvey at the Jefferson Landing State Historic site in Jefferson City, MO. They will be joined by their apprentices and guitarists (including … Continue reading
Lots of dancing coming up this beautiful fall weekend! 4 in 3 days! Put on your dancing shoes and join the fun! Come one, come all! Friday night, October 12—English Country Dance First Christian Church. Beginners’ session at 7:00. Band: … Continue reading
Join the Mid-Missouri Traditional Dancers and Lee Expressive Arts Elementary School Sunday afternoon, March 18, from 2:00 to 3:30 for a family dance for children and their favorite grownups! Caller Krishna Fogle will lead you through easy-to-learn traditional dances like … Continue reading