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January 2013 Square, Round and Line Dancing Opportunities in Ohio

Posted on January 2, 2013 at 1:30 PM

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!

January 4, 7:00-10:00 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)

January 5 & 18, 8:00 PM-12:00 AM - Square Dance with live music at Ole Zim’s Wagon Shed; 1375 North State Route 590, Gibsonburg, Ohio 43431 - Details 


January 5, 7:00-10:00 PM - Line, Round & Square Dance - Olivedale Senior Center, Lancaster - Details

January 12, 8:00-11:00 PM (instruction at 7:30 PM) - Wayne County Rural Youth Square and Line Dance with live music - Smithville Elementary School, 156 North Milton Street, Smithville, OH 44677 -


January 12 - Northwest Ohio Traditional Music and Dance (Square and Contra Dancing in Rossford) -


January 12 & 26, 8:00-11:00 PM - Line and Square Dance at Bayard Grange, Minerva, Location & Map, Admission is $5 for those 13 and over. Refreshments are available.


January 12 & 19, 8-11 PM - Martinsburg Square Dances with live music- Martinsburg Activity Center 1/4 mile west of Martinsburg on Rt. 62. Cost is $5 at the door and food and drinks are available.


January 15, 8:00-10:00 PM - Northside Square Dance End-o-time old-time apocalyptic calypso squares with Jennifer Steckler and the New Apocalypsonians. Get yer dance self on! $5-7 donation pays the band and caller. Northside Tavern, 4163 Hamilton Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45223 - Facebook Event


January 17, 7:30-9:00 PM (starting January 17) A series of six weekly square dance workshops led by callers Kate Power and Andy Shewmon with live old-time music by talented Central Ohio musicians.First Unitarian Universalist Church, 93 W. Weisheimer Rd., Columbus Ohio. No set fee. Free will donations accepted.

January 26, 7:30-11:00 PM - Cardington Square, Round and Line Dancing with live music - Cardington American Legion, 307 Park Ave, Cardington, OH - Beverages, sandwiches, salads, homemade pies, soups and snacks are available and the doors open at 6:30. The cost at the dance is $8.00 for adults, 13 to 17 is $3.00, 12 and under is free. Map


January 26, 8:00-11:00 PM - Meigs Square Dance with live music - Meigs Community Building, 8510 Big Muskie Dr, Chandlersville, OH 43727 - Cost is $4 at the door, children 10 and under free. Map

Multiple dates - Columbus Contra Dancing -


Many dates - Northeast Ohio Contradances -


Numerous dates - Cincinnati Contra Dancing -


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!


Categories: Square Dance, Line & Round Dance, Fun With People

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