|Posted on April 6, 2013 at 5:10 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!
April 5, 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/
April 6, 7:00-10:00 pm - Collinsville Grange sponsors Square Dance at Collinsville Community Center, Collinsville, OH (Hamilton Eaton Road and Junction St. Rt. 127 next to fire house). Bring 2 canned goods for admission for a community service project and learn about the grange. Kevin Blakley is caller.
April 6 & 20, 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.
April 6 & 20 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
April 6, 13 & 27, 8:00-11:00 PM - Round and square dance music provided by the Hand Picked Band with Gary Woods calling the square dances. There will be cake walks, door prizes and the kitchen will be open with sandwiches and drinks. $5.00 - Tunnel Hill Community Center , 112 E Maple ST, Stone Creek, Ohio
April 6, 8:30-11:30 PM - Square Dance at Nimishillen Grange, Louisville - Map
April 9, 8:00-10:00 PM - Northside Square Dance - Beat feet to Northside for a gen-u-wine SQUARE DANCE! The return of caller Kathy Anderson from Yellow Springs guarantees there's no time like old-time for a good time. All dances taught; no dance experience required. Beer-drinkers welcome. $5 donation to caller. Northside Tavern, 4163 Hamilton Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45223 Facebok Event
April 12, 7:30-10:30 PM - Stark County Jr. Fair Dairy/Market Goat Committee is holding a Square Dance fundraiser to raise funds to purchase new pens for the goat barn at the fairgrounds. It will be in the Art Hall at the fairgrounds. Admission is $5 and Jesse Huddleston will be the caller. We will also have raffle baskets and refreshments. Facebook Event
April 13, 8:00-11:00 PM (instruction at 7:30 PM) - Wayne County Rural Youth Square and Line Dance with live music - Sprunger Building In Kidron, 4885 Kidron Rd Apple Creek, OH 44606 - www.waynecountyruralyouth.org/
April 13 - Northwest Ohio Traditional Music and Dance (Square and Contra Dancing in Rossford) - notmad.org/
April 13, 8:00-11:00 PM - Athens Contra Dancing at the Shade Community Center - Details
April 13 & 27, 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.
April 18, 6:30-10:00 PM - The Friends of Johnston Farm and Indian Agency are holding a fundraiser at the Piqua Country Club with food, dancing and more. John Wargowsky be calling square and leading a few line and round dances. Check this link to make your reservation, have some fun and suppport a good cause!
April 20, 6:00-10:00 PM - Junior Fair Spring Roundup sponsored by Mahoning County Junior Fairboard. John Wargowsky will be calling square dances and leading some line, round and folk dances at this event. It is open to all Jr. Fairboards in Ohio. It will be held at Mill Creek Metroparks Farm. Check this link for full program details.
April 27 - 7:00-10:00 PM - Wildlife Barn Dance (Square Dance with live music) at Malabar Farm State Park, 4050 Bromfield Road. Lucas, OH
April 27, 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
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!