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September 2014: Where to Square, Round and Line Dance in Ohio

Posted on September 2, 2014 at 6:10 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!


Weekly Daytime Square & Line Dances by Jerry & Kathy Helt - Cincinnati, Ohio 513/321-6776

  • Monday Line Dance, 1:00-2:00 PM, Springdale Parks & Recration, 11999 Lawnview Avenue
  • Tuesday Line Dance, 10:00-11:00 AM, Dunham Recration Center, 4356 Dunham Lane
  • Wednesday Square Dance, 10:00-11:00 AM, Class Instruction 11:00 AM-12 NN, Dunham Recration Center, 4356 Dunham Lane

September 3, 10, 17, 24: 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.

September 4, 11, 18: 6:00-8:00 PM- Square Dance at the Gazebo in Washington Park, 1230 Elm St, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 - Thursdays in Sep-Oct, 6:00-8:00 PM. Live music! Facebook Event


  • Sep 4 Russ Childers calling & Rabbit Hash String Band
  • Sep 11 Judy Waldron calling & Queen City String Band
  • Sep 18 Judy Waldron calling & Pineridge Partners

September 5, 7:00-10:00 PM - Square Dance with Valerie Norman calling and 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)


September 6, 8:00-11:00 PM - Carroll County Parks Square and Line Dance. Carrollton, OH. At the junction of St. Rt. 39 and Wood Road. Dan Kirk caller. info 330-323-6594


September 6, Free Square Dance Day - Modern Western Square Dance Classes starting soon in Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky. Call 513-921-2427 or email for more information. 

  • 12:00-1:00 PM - Cheviot...3641 Harrison Ave., 45211
  • 2:00-3:00 PM -  Mt. Healthy...Trinity Lutheran Church, 1553 Kinney Ave., 45231
  • 4:00-5:00 PM - Anderson Township...7970 Beechmont Ave./behind the Fire Station.
  • 7:00-8:00 PM - Taylor Mill, KY...St, Anthony Church Hall 485 Grand Ave, Taylor Mill, KY 41015

September 7, 7:30-10:30 PM (instruction at 7:30 PM) - Wayne County Rural Youth Square and Line Dance with live music during the Wayne County Fair - Wayne County Fair Grounds, 199 Vanover Street, Wooster, Ohio 44691 -

September 9, 8:00-10:00 PM - Northside Tavern Squares with live music -  PETER ROGERS (Berea KY) calls to lively music of NORTHSIDE VOLUNTEERS. The master of Kentucky running set, Peter Rogers, grew up in eastern Kentucky, and is an authority on traditional Kentucky dance. He'll be presenting the renowned Kentucky running set and other dances at the Northside square dance. Bring $5-10 for the donation box and more if you like to buy beer on tap. Northside Tavern, 4163 Hamilton Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45223. Facebok Event

September 11, 10:00 AM-2:00 PM - 2014 Festival 50+ at the Franklin Park Adventure Center (1755 E. Broad Street Columbus, Ohio 43203). This year the festival is free thanks to sponsors! There will be entertainment, line dancing and lots of fun! Details

September 13, 7:00-10:00 PM - Line, Round & Square Dance - Olivedale Senior Center, Lancaster - Details 

September 13, 6:30-9:00 PM - Barn Dance - Square Dance with Wayne King and the Hoedowners - Round Hill Alpaca Farm, 508 N McKenzie St., Mt. Vernon. Doantions accepted - Details

September 17, 5:30-10:00 PM - Square Dance sponsored by Country Music Fellowship Organization. Heritage Senior Hall, 1058 East Main St., Newark. Calling & Live Music by: Wayne King and the Hoe Downers. Cost: Age over 12 years $5.00, 5 to 12 years $3.00. Refreshments Available, plus Ice Cream Party.

September 19, 6:00-9:00 PM - Ohio State University Collegiate 4-H Welcome Back Dance (Open to OSU Students) - Square, Round and Line Dancing by John Wargowsky. More details coming

September 20 6:00-9:00 PM - House Raising Hoe Down - Homemade Chuck Wagon Dinner, Square and Line Dancing by John Wargowsky, Silent Auction. Tickets $25 single, $35 couple, $40 family. $5 more at the door. All proceeds to benefit Habitat for Humanity of Marion County Ohio, Inc. Tickets available via Paypal at, calling 740-383-2007, or visit Habitat for Humanity of Marion County Ohio, Inc. ReStore. Credit cards accepted. Facebook Event

September 20, 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.

September 27, 7:00-10:00 PM - Heritage Barn Dance (Square Dance with live music and Valerie Norman calling) at Malabar Farm State Park, 4050 Bromfield Road. Lucas, OH

September 27, 7:00-10:00 PM - Community Dance - John Wargowsky will be calling sqaure dances and leading line, round and folk dances at this community non-alcoholic event. There is no admission fee but the host will accept donations to help offset the cost. 20572 Mudsock Rd, Wapakoneta, OH 45895

September 27, 6:30 PM - ???? Mitchell Ramsey Memorial Benefit. Square Dance, Live auction, silent auction, 50/50 raffle, light refreshments. $5 per person all are welcome!!! Stark County Fairgrounds/Art Hall. Fair website 

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!

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