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April 2014 Square, Round and Line Dancing Opportunities in Ohio

Posted on April 3, 2014 at 5:00 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 ???: 8:00-11:00 PM - Round and square dance with music provided by the Hand Picked Band and Gary Woods calling the square dances. There will be cake walks, door prizes and the kitchen will be open with sandwiches and pies. $5.00 - Tunnel Hill Community Center, 112 E Maple St, Stone Creek, OH **Check this page on Facebook for the latest news on dances.

April 4, 7:00-10:00 PM - Allen Family Line & Square Dance Benefit at Camp Carl, 8054 Calvin Rd, Ravenna, Ohio 44266. The Allen family lost their beloved home and all their possessions in a house fire on February 15th. To help them step forward, come on out to a family fun filled night with lots of dancing and good times! The event will have food, beverages, a silent auction, games, and much much more! Admission is $5 for individuals, $8 for couples, or $10 for a family. Facebook Event

April 4, 6:30 PM - potluck, 7:30 PM - beginners dance, 8:00 pm - square dance. Judy Waldron calling to live music by Jericho Old Time Band. Oxford Community Arts Center Ballroom - 10 S College Ave, Oxford, OH 45056. $7 admission with 15 & under free. Facebook Event

April 5, 19: 8:00-11:00 PM - Martinsburg Square Dances with live music by Wayne King & the Hoedowners - 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 2, 9, 16, 23, 30: 7:00 - 10:00 PM every Wednesday - Senior Citizen Round and Square Dance Night with live music by The Dancehall Desperados - VFW Post 5108, 319 Pike Street, Marietta; $4; dinner is from 5:30 to 7 p.m. for a minimal fee.

April 8, 8:00-10:00 PM - Northside Tavern Squares - Alex Udis, Johanna Sims, and Chet Gray are from the callers collective of Louisville coming to our next dance! We hope LOTSA folks -- Luhville Old Time Squaredance Association -- will be there, too. While he lived in the area, T-Claw (Tee Claw) infected them with the fever and now they are ready to spread the old-time square dance gospel with us. Square dance to the lively old-time tunes of the Northside Volunteers in the historic back room of the Tavern. Bring a friend and don't forget to drop some bills in the donation box! Donation $5-10. All dances taught; beginners welcome. Beer on tap. Northside Tavern, 4163 Hamilton Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45223. Facebok Event


April 11, 8:00 to 10:30 PM - All SqUUares - This is the final dance in a series of monthly square dances, as All Soles Contra Dance took a hiatus until May*. An evening of squares called by Jan Phillips, Kate Power and Andy Shewmon, ranging from Appalachian mountain squares and big sets to New England squares to western squares. Live music will be provided by Three Rivers String Band. $8, with all money going to pay the caller and musicians. Reduced price of $4 for those under age 25. Exact change is appreciated, as we will have a donation basket at the entrance. First Unitarian Universalist Church, 93 W. Weisheimer Rd., Columbus 43214

April 12, 8:00-11:00 PM - Meigs Square Dance with calling to 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 12, 7:00-10:00 PM - Saturday Winter Series Square Dance with live music by The Dancehall Desperados at Rome-Canaan School Auditorium. Federal Valley Resource Center, 8225 St Rt 329, Stewart, OH 45778. Admission - $5/person, $10/family, $4/senior, 10 & under free. Dance subject to cancellation if driving conditions are dangerous.

April 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.


April 12, 8:00-11:00 PM (instruction at 7:30 PM) - Wayne County Rural Youth Square and Line Dance with live music - FFA Building at the Wayne County Fairgrounds, 200 Vanover St, Wooster, OH 44691 -


April 18, 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)

April 26, 7:30-11:00 PM - Cardington Square, Round and Line Dancing - 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


April 26 - 7:00-10:00 PM - Wildlife Barn Dance (Square Dance with live music) at Malabar Farm State Park, 4050 Bromfield Road. Lucas, OH


Contra Dancing throughout Ohio

  • Logan, Ohio - April 26, 7-10pm - Buckeye TrailFest Contra Dance. Buckeye TrailFest presents an evening of music and contra dancing with caller Kate Power. Enjoy live music by the Free Range Pickers featuring the traditional sounds of fiddle, banjo and guitar. No previous experience is required. Instruction will be offered as needed throughout the evening. Saturday, April 26th, 7-10pm at the Camp Akita Lodge, 29746 Logan-Hornsmill Road, Logan, Ohio 43138. Admission $5/person, $10/family, $4/Seniors, Ages 10 and under free.
  • Columbus Contra Dancing -
  • Northeast Ohio Contradances -
  • Cincinnati Contra Dancing -
  • September-May - Toldeo/Bowling Green area Contra/Square Dancing by the Northwest Ohio Traditional Music and Dance -
  • Athens -
  • Yellow Springs -


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!

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