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
Tag Archives: River Ridge String Band
Dance by the riverside and enjoy a Missouri River sunset at Cooper’s Landing this coming Tuesday! Join us on August 15 from 6:45 to 8:45 for dancing for the whole family, with music by River Ridge String Band and calling by Claire Baffaut and … Continue reading
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
SPECIAL NOTE: Thanks to a benefactor, admission for the June 3 dance will be only $3! Round up a group of friends and come on down for some great music and exhilarating dancing. We’ll be dancing to the lively tunes of … Continue reading
For our first Friday contra dance in December, we’ll be dancing to the lively tunes of the River Ridge String Band, with Cliff White on hammered dulcimer, Molly White on mandolin, Charlie Nelson on guitar, and John Cunning on banjo and percussion. … Continue reading
Put on your favorite costume, or come as you are, for a Halloween Contra Dance! We’ll be dancing to the lively music of the talented River Ridge String Band, with Cliff White on hammered dulcimer, Molly White on mandolin, Charlie Nelson on … Continue reading
We are very lucky to have the River Ridge String Band for our May 29th dance, headed by Cliff White on hammer dulcimer, Molly White on mandolin, Charlie Nelson on guitar and John Cunning on percussion. Calling will be by Jim … Continue reading