|Posted on January 29, 2013 at 4:40 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 sometimes 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 31, February 7, 14, 21; 7:30-9:00 PM (started 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.
February 1, 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)www.mccfs.org/
February 1 & 15, 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
February 2 & 16, 8:00-11:00 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.
February 9, 8:00-11:00 PM (instruction at 7:30 PM) - Wayne County Rural Youth Square and Line Dance with live music - Smithville United Methodist Church, 243 N Milton St, Smithville, OH 44677 - www.waynecountyruralyouth.org/
February 9 - Northwest Ohio Traditional Music and Dance (Square and Contra Dancing in Rossford) - notmad.org/
February 9, 8:00-11:00 PM - Athens Contra Dancing at the Shade Community Center - Details
February 9 & 23, 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.
February 9 & 23, 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
February 12, 8:00-10:00 PM - Northside Square Dance - Homecooked Hoedown with T-Claw calling to the music of Nora Jane Struthers and the Party Line. Get yer dance self on! $10 donation pays the band and caller. Northside Tavern, 4163 Hamilton Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45223 Facebok Event
February 13 & 27, 7-10 PM - Square Dance with live music by the Back Porch Swing Band at the Marietta VFW, 319 Pike Street, Marietta, Ohio 45750 (small admission fee) www.vfwpost5108.org/
February 23, 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
March 9, 6:00-10:00 PM - Plowboy Prom sponsored by Collegiate 4-H at The Ohio State University, Calling by John Wargowsky and more music by Ryan Edgington - Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center, 2201 Fred Taylor Drive, Columbus, OH 43210 - Facebook Event
Multiple dates - Columbus Contra Dancing - www.bigscioty.com/
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!