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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Please join us for the last English Country Dance of the season, this Friday, May 13. Dance to the lively music of the 32 Bartenders, with Tom Verdot on fiddle, Thom Howard on guitar and mandolin, Rebecca Logan on flute and Marcie McGuire … Continue reading
Happy fifth Friday of April! Having a fifth Friday gives us a bonus contra dance on Friday, April 29. Plan to join us for some great music with the Mound City Slickers returning to treat us to some old-time music. … Continue reading
Take your mind off tax day with a fun night of contra dancing! Join us on Friday, April 15, for a dance featuring the music of The Blackberry Pickers. Joining us from the Hermann and St Louis area, the band includes Kathryn Render … Continue reading
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
This weekend is the 25th Anniversary Big Muddy Folk Festival on Main and Vine in Boonville, Missouri. The festival opens at 7:00 p.m. on Friday with a concert at Thespian Hall, featuring Ron Wall, Phyllis Dale, Bob Shad and Jazzou Jones, Leela and … Continue reading
Grab a friend or two or three, put on your dancing shoes, and come on out to Cafe Berlin for some hot fiddle tunes and lively square dances. Music by Jordan Wax and friends. Calling by Jim Thaxter, Daniel Kramer, Rhett Hartman, … Continue reading
CATHY BARTON AND DAVE PARA TO BE FEATURED BAND AT CONTRA DANCE The well-known Boonville duo, Cathy Barton and Dave Para will provide the music for Mid-Missouri Traditional Dancers’ (MMTD) seventh dance of the season on Friday, December 6, at … Continue reading