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Thursday Contra Dance
$7 for non-members of the OFB, $6 for members
Warren Wilson Community $1

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Splash dance registration is open now!  August 25, 26 and 27, 2017

Things change – please check calendar the day of the event for time and location – Thanks

Thursday night dances are from 8-11 PM, with instruction at 7:30, usually in Bryson Gym on Warren Wilson College campus

May 26 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
GRETCHEN CAVERLY AND AUSTIN MURRY with CALLERS COLLECTIVE Instruction period 7:30-8:00, beginners welcome!
May 27 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
GRETCHEN CAVERLY AND AUSTIN MURRY with JESSE EDGERTON Instruction period 7:30-8:00, beginners welcome!
May 28 all-day
12-Hour Contra Dance with the Ripples, Steamshovel, Clinton Ross & Charlotte Crittenden calling. $35, $30 for students. Breakfast included. Registration: contrathonxxi.eventbrite.com
May 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Harvest House
Enjoy an evening of waltzing in a variety of styles danced to the wonderful music of the community waltz band. Music led by Suzanne Hosch and varying guest musicians. Please make a donation at the door. Thanks
May 29 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
We are shifting to summer hours for our dance… 7:30-10:30. Join us! Hot Sonata is Laura Lengnick, Art Shuster and Karen Gaughan
Jun 2 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
NIC COKER and GEORGE PAUL with DAVID WINSTON EXPERIENCED DANCERS ONLY!
Jun 3 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
JOYFUL NOISE (Cailen Campbell, George Paul) with CLINTON ROSS Instruction period 7:30-8:00, beginners welcome!
Jun 4 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
3:30, Pre-Dance Workshop for beginners and regulars, combined. Reviewing and learning dance figures with all of us together. 4:00-6:30, Dance. $7/$6 for OFB Members; wear comfortable clothes and shoes; no partner necessary; bring a snack to share from time to … Continue reading
Jun 5 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Laurie Fisher and Steve Trisman
Jun 10 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
ATLANTIC CROSSING (Viveka Fox, Peter Macfarlane, Rick Klein, Tristan Henderson) with BRIAN HAMSHUR Instruction period 7:30-8:00, beginners welcome!
Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Harvest House
New England contra dancing as a traditional dance form. Dance contra chestnuts, northern and southern squares, circles, quadrilles, and triplets as well as newer contra dances to traditional contra dance music played close to the floor. Diane Silver will lead … Continue reading
Jun 18 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
3:30, Pre-Dance Workshop for beginners and regulars, combined. Reviewing and learning dance figures with all of us together. 4:00-6:30, Dance. $7/$6 for OFB Members; wear comfortable clothes and shoes; no partner necessary; bring a snack to share from time to … Continue reading
Jun 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Harvest House
Thinking about learning to call or want to polish your calling skills? Want to try a new dance, explore new choreography, or learn more about how to write your own dances? Emily Able facilitates this shop-talk session for experienced and … Continue reading
Jun 23 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
TBA with TBA Instruction period 7:30-8:00, beginners welcome!
Jun 24 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
TBA with TBA Instruction period 7:30-8:00, beginners welcome!
Jun 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Harvest House
Enjoy an evening of waltzing in a variety of styles danced to the wonderful music of the community waltz band. Music led by Suzanne Hosch and varying guest musicians. Please make a donation at the door. Thanks
Jul 2 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
3:30, Pre-Dance Workshop for beginners and regulars, combined. Reviewing and learning dance figures with all of us together. 4:00-6:30, Dance. $7/$6 for OFB Members; wear comfortable clothes and shoes; no partner necessary; bring a snack to share from time to … Continue reading
Jul 3 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Ann Whitley- fiddle Doug Olsen- mandolin Cindy Olsen – bass Peter Jenkins – guitar
Jul 7 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
TBA with TBA EXPERIENCED DANCERS ONLY!
Jul 8 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
EUPHORIA STRING BAND (Denise Baxter, Bob Kogut, Suzanne Williams) with TBA Instruction period 7:30-8:00, beginners welcome!