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

Posted on October 1, 2014 at 11:55 AM

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

October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30: 7:00-9:00 PM - Square Dance to live music at the Gazebo in Washington Park, 1230 Elm St, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29: 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.

October 3, 10: 7:00-10:00 PM - Square Dance to live music at the Muskingum County Center for Seniors, 200 Sunrise Center Drive, Zanesville, Ohio 43701 (small admission fee)


October 4, 7:00-10:00 PM - Square dance at the Villa Restaurant, 701 Crest St. Carrollton (behind Wendy's). Part of "Holy Cow" challenge (a charity fund raiser). Dan Kirk calling

October 4 & 18, 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.

October 11, 7:30-10:30 PM (instruction at 7:30 PM) - Wayne County Rural Youth Square and Line Dance with live music Buchwalter Greenhouse, 243 N Milton St, Smithville, OH 44677 -

October 11 & 25, 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

October 11 & 25, 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.


October 14, 8:00-10:00 PM - Northside Tavern Squares with live music - The celebrated Gabe Popkin (Washington DC) and our own Northside Volunteers will direct your dancing feet on the Second Tuesday at the Tavern. Gabe hails from Lexington, KY, but now lives in the Washington, DC area. He is co-founder and co-leader of the DC Square Dance, which he claims is probably the largest regularly occurring traditional square dance in the country! Gabe has been calling dances since 2010. More here: $5-10 for the donation box and more if you like to buy beer on tap. Northside Tavern, 4163 Hamilton Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45223. Facebook Event

October 17, 7:30 PM  - Oxford 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. $5 admission at the door. Facebook Event


October 18, 8:00-11:00 PM - Meigs Square Dance with live music by Up 2 No Good - Meigs Community Building, 8510 Big Muskie Dr, Chandlersville, OH 43727 - Cost is $4 at the door, children 10 and under free. Map


October 18, Doors open at 6, Dance starts at 7:30. Food will be available from 6-7:30. Madison County Senior Center in London, Ohio is having a Harvest Square Dance featuring the George Brothers Band. $10 per person. 280 W High St, London, OH 43140.

October 18, 8:00-11:00 PM - FFA Square Dance hosted by the Minerva FFA Alumni, Minerva High School Auxiliary Gym which is behind the high school next to the football field. 501 Almeda Avenue, Minerva, OH. Mark Ball is calling. Admission is $5.00, children 9 and under are free.

October 18, 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. Costis  $8.00 for adults, Age 17 and under are free. Map

October 25, 7:00-10:00 PM - Harvest Barn Dance (Square Dance with live music by the Back Porch Swing Band) at Malabar Farm State Park, 4050 Bromfield Road. Lucas, OH


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!

Categories: Square Dance, Line & Round Dance, Fun With People

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