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)
- VIRTUAL Dance Gathering on Zoom – Friday, May 15
- VIRTUAL Dance Gathering on Zoom – Friday, May 1
- VIRTUAL Dance Gathering on Zoom – Friday, April 17
- Cancelled: Contra Dance – Mar. 20, 2020 – 32 BarTenders, Caller Claire Bauffaut
- CANCELED: English Country Dance – Mar. 13, 2020 – Caller Jim Thaxter (NOTE: location is in Jefferson City)
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As we are still unable to dance together in person, please join us online this Friday, May 15 at 7:30 PM. We’ll hear some music from Molly White and Cliff White and our callers Jim Thaxter and Claire Baffaut will lead … Continue reading →
Our last online event was a fun get together, so we’re planning another for this Friday, May 1st at 7:30 PM. We’ll hear some music from Tom Verdot and Dave Para and our caller Jim Thaxter will lead us in some … Continue reading →
Our Contra Dance that was scheduled for Friday, April 17th was to feature music by popular band Snor T Horse with calling by Claire Baffaut. As you probably already know, all of our dances are currently cancelled, at least through … Continue reading →
Due to COVID-19 this dance has been cancelled. We will continue to monitor the situation and share decisions on future dances here, on Facebook, and by email. The Spring Breakdown dance weekend scheduled for March 27-29, 2020 has also been … Continue reading →
CANCELED: English Country Dance – Mar. 13, 2020 – Caller Jim Thaxter (NOTE: location is in Jefferson City)
Please note that due to a conflict at the regular venue in Columbia, the March 13th dance will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Jefferson City, 1021 Northeast Drive.) English Country Dance – Friday, Mar 13th, 2020. Come enjoy the … Continue reading →
There will be no First Friday contra dance in March due to the True/False Film Festival. Upcoming important dates for your calendar: Friday, March 13, 7-10 PM: English Country Dance with Jim Thaxter calling, at a special location, the Unitarian … Continue reading →
English Country Dance – Friday, Feb. 14th, 2020. Come enjoy the courtly music of the Renaissance period with our master caller, Elizabeth Couture, who will be doing the calling and teaching using recorded music. The music has the same feel as the live … Continue reading →