|Posted on May 1, 2012 at 11:40 AM|
Here is a listing of hoedown (traditional) square, round and line dance opportunities I provided to members of the Square, Round and Line Dancing in Ohio group on Facebook. Check back since sometime I learn about dances after this is first posted. I am supplementing this community on my web site to accomodate people not on Facebook. You are welcome to join my site to fully participate in this evolving community. You are welcome to invite others to join the group on Facebook and my site!
May 5 - Big Scioty Contra Dance (Columbus) - www.bigscioty.com/
May 5, Instruction at 7:00 PM, dance 7:30-10:30 PM - WOOSTER CONTRA DANCE - Please join us for an informal instruction if you haven’t contra danced before. An evening of New England longways set dances plus English country dance. Beautiful Celtic music by Pocketful o' Gimmick and calling by Susan English. It's aerobic and social; recommended for ages 8 to 88. Suggested donation $6; students $5; family $15. At Valley College Grange, 2411 Shreve Rd, Wooster, OH 44691 (Route 226 just south of Route 3) - Sponsored by Valley College Grange, a nonprofit organization
May 11, 7-10 PM - Square Dance with live music by the Back Porch Swing Band at the Muskingum County Center for Seniors, 200 Sunrise Center Drive, Zanesville, Ohio 43701 (small admission fee) www.mccfs.org/
May 11, 7:00-10:00 PM - Line, Round & Square Dance - Olivedale Senior Center, Lancaster - Details
May 11, 7:30-10:30 PM - All Soles Contra Dancing, Columbus, Details
May 12 - Northwest Ohio Traditional Music and Dance (Square and Contra Dancing in Rossford) - notmad.org/
May 12, 8:00-11:00 PM - Line and Square Dance at Bayard Grange, Minerva, Map, Admission is $5 for those 13 and over. Refreshments are available.
May 12 & 26, 8:00-11:00 PM - Martinsburg Square Dances with live music - Community Hall 1/4 mile west of Martinsburg on Rt. 62. Cost is $5 at the door and food and drinks are available.
May 19, 7:30-10:00 PM - LIVE Old Time Music for Traditional Squares! This is an all-square-dance event. No previous dance experience required; all dances taught by Russ Childers. Pass the word -- join us and help restore the tradition of community dancing in Northside. $7 adults. North Presbyterian Church, 4222 Hamilton Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45223 - Facebook Event
May 26 - 7:00-10:00 PM - May Barn Dance (Square Dance with live music) at Malabar Farm State Park, 4050 Bromfield Road. Lucas, OH
May 26-27 - May Apple Stomp 2012 - Wagon Wheeler Square Dance Hall, Jackson, Ohio -- Join us for our 21st year of contra dancing, music, potluck, camping, and fun in the hills of Southeastern, Ohio. Hosted by Big Scioty Contra Dance of Columbus and the Southwestern Ohio Traditional Dance Society of Athens. Details
Many dates - Northeast Ohio Contradances - www.neohiocontradance.org/
Numerous dates - Cincinnati Contra Dancing - cincinnaticontradance.org/schedule.htm
I continue to welcome information about additional dances throughout the state. Please complete the Contact Me form to submit dances for me to publicize or if you wish to contact me about organizing and/or scheduling your own dance. I also welcome your comments below. Thanks all!