|Posted on May 30, 2014 at 6:00 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!
June 4, 11, 18, 25: 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.
June 6, 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
June 6, 6:30-9:30 PM - Square Dancing by Cheryl Hagerty at HomeGrown 4-Him 12th Annual Fundraiser. Strawberry Festival, Square Dance, Silent Auction & Bake Sale. Church at Polaris Auditorium, 2150 Gemini Place, Columbus, Ohio, 43240. $20.00 family/$5.00 Individual. PDF Flyer
June 7, 7:00-10:00 PM - Friend of Forked Run Square Dance. The Friends of Forked Run present an evening of square dancing, line dancing and more. Enjoy the music of the Dancehall Desperados with caller Paul Strahler. All ages and experience levels are welcome. 50/50, cakewalk, food and more. Campsites also available. Please bring a chair. Admission will be by donation. Forked Run State Park, 63300 State Route 124, Reedsville, Ohio 45772 Once at the park, follow the signs! Facebook Event
June 12, 6:00-9:00 PM - Line & Square Dance - Smokehouse Grill (Old South Range Middle School) Come eat and dance. Steve Moff calling. 7600 W. South Range Road, Salem, OH 44460 Facebook Event
June 14, 8:00-11:00 PM (instruction at 7:30 PM) - Wayne County Rural Youth Square and Line Dance with live music - Wayne County Fair Grounds Pavilion, 199 Vanover Street, Wooster, Ohio 44691 - www.waynecountyruralyouth.org/
June 14, 8:00-10:30 PM, Carriage Hill MetroPark Historical Farm Square Dance with live music by the Corndrinkers; 7850 E. Shull Rd., Dayton, OH 45424 - Details Tickets are $5 per person, children 12 and under free. Tickets are available at the door.
June 17, 8:00-10:00 PM - Northside Tavern Squares - Celebrate Northside Square Dance's two years of dancing in place (well, in the same place) when "T" Tee Claw returns to Cincinnati to call another wild and crazy square dance. This is not your grammaw's prehistoric square dance! Introduce your friends to the "backroom activity" at Northside Tavern. "T" is traveling from Colorado with the Fiddle Pie band, featuring "T" and Billie Burdock with Carolyn Rust Camp (Pick and Holler Band, Phoenix AZ) on fiddle and Grace Rolland (Run Boy Run Band, Phoenix AZ) sharing calling duties with "T." Bring $5-10 for the donation box and more if you like to buy beer on tap. NOTE: THIS EVENT WILL BE HELD ON THE 3rd TUESDAY this month only, instead of the usual 2nd Tuesday. Northside Tavern, 4163 Hamilton Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45223. Facebok Event
June 20, 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/
June 22, 2:00-6:30 PM - Join the Recreational Folk Dancers of Columbus at the 15th Annual Midsummer Dance Party, Christ United Methodist Church, 1480 Zettler Road, Columbus, OH 43227 $5 admission; $1 kids 12 and under - PDF Flyer
June 28, 8:00-11:00 PM - Round and square dance with music provided by the Hand Picked Band and Gary Woods calling the square dances. Free - This will be the last dance until October. Tunnel Hill Community Center, 112 E Maple St, Stone Creek, OH
July 5, 7:00-10:00 PM - Liberty Barn Dance (Square Dance with live music) at Malabar Farm State Park, 4050 Bromfield Road. Lucas, OH
July 5, 7:30-10:30 PM - Benefit Square Dance called by Steve Moff. Donations to raise funds for Neil Maxwell's kidney donor, food and drink available, basket raffle. Paradise Church 10020 New Buffalo Rd. Canfield, OH 44406 Facebook Event
July 9-13 - Door County Folk Festival, Wisconsin - Details
July 20-26 - Kentucky Dance Institutue, Murray, Kentucky - Details
Contra Dancing throughout Ohio
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!