Tag Archives: Jim Thaxter

Fall dance season begins! Contra Dance – Friday, Sept 16; Community Dance – Saturday, Sept 17

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

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Annual Watermelon Dance-Friday, July 15

Come join us for our annual Watermelon Dance this Friday, July 15! This is also our last Friday night dance until Fall, so you don’t want to miss it! We’re lucky to have one of our favorite local bands, River Ridge String Band, … Continue reading

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Two contra dances: Tuesday, May 17 and Friday, May 20

Dancing by the Riverside is back!  Join us, weather permitting, on Tuesday, May 17, 6:30-9:30 for our first dance of the year at Cooper’s Landing.  Live music will feature John White on fiddle, along with David Cavins, Amber Gaddy, and Bill Foley. No … Continue reading

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VENUE CHANGE: English Country Dance – Friday, April 8

Join us this Friday for an English Country Dance, with live music provided by one of our favorite bands, 32 Bartenders, with Jim Thaxter expertly guiding us through each dance! PLEASE NOTE THE VENUE CHANGE for this English Country Dance only.  The April 8 dance will … Continue reading

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Contra Dance – Friday, January 15

The Nine Mile Band will be playing for our first contra dance of 2016 this Friday!  We’ll enjoy dancing to some great music provided by John White on fiddle, Jim Ruth on banjo, Amber Gaddy on accordion, and David Cavins on guitar. … Continue reading

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English Country Dance, Friday, January 8

It’s been weeks since the last dance, but it’s finally time to break out your dancin’ shoes again! Join us for our first English Country Dance of the new year this Friday, January 8. We’ll dance to the live music of 32 Bartenders, with … Continue reading

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Contra Dance – Friday, December 18

Don’t miss our last dance of 2015! This Friday, December 18, we’ll be treated to music by Three around Three, featuring Pippa Letsky on fiddle, Cliff White on guitar, and Bill Foley on banjo.  Veteran caller Jim Thaxter will be leading us through contra dances … Continue reading

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