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
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Contra Dance – Friday, October 6 Come join us Friday, October 6 for a contra dance at our new location, 3906 Peachtree Drive (old location was 3910 Peachtree Drive). You can see the location on this map: http://goo.gl/maps/YWLf6. We’ll be … Continue reading
Join us for the last contra dance in Columbia until July 21! On Friday June 16 the music of our very own 32 Bartenders and calling by Claire Baffaut will combine to make for a fun dance to great music. 32 Bartenders is composed … Continue reading
Enjoy a bonus dance this weekend! The Blackberry Pickers will be playing for a dance on Saturday at Harvest Table, a restaurant in Hermann. The band, from Hermann and the St Louis area, includes Kathryn Render on banjo and fiddle, Ronnie Schuppan … Continue reading
The weather looks great for our next contra dance! Make plans now to come out for a fun night of dancing to the ever-popular Snorty Horse, this Friday, January 20. Snorty Horse is Dave Para and Cathy Barton from Boonville and Michael … Continue reading
NOTICE: Due to weather and road conditions the December 16th dance has been cancelled. The next contra dance is Friday, December 30th. Mark your calendars! Don’t miss our next December 16th contra dance, when the Mound City Slickers will be … Continue reading
For a fun evening of music and dancing, please join us for our monthly English Country Dance, this Friday, December 9. We’ll be dancing to the lively tunes of the 32 Bartenders, with Tom Verdot on fiddle, Thom Howard on guitar and mandolin, Rebecca … Continue reading