Calendar

Aug
19
Sat
CONTRA – RIVER FALLS
Aug 19 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
CONTRA - RIVER FALLS

BATTLEAXE BAND (Lucy Allen, Amy Buckingham, Nancy Hamilton, Brooke Lauer) with BRIAN HAMSHAR

Instruction period 7:30-8:00, beginners welcome!

Aug
20
Sun
ECD AnneMarie Walter, Leader; Music: Paul Moore, piano; Gretchen Caverly, fiddle
Aug 20 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
ECD  AnneMarie Walter, Leader;   Music:  Paul Moore, piano; Gretchen Caverly, fiddle

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 time. All are welcome!

Aug
21
Mon
Boys of Buncombe with Brian Hamshar calling
Aug 21 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Boys of Buncombe with Brian Hamshar calling

Steve Trisman
Steve Burnside
Jeff Hersk
with Barbara Groh

Aug
23
Wed
Experienced ECD: Bob Thompson calling @ harvest house
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Experienced ECD: Bob Thompson calling @ harvest house | Asheville | North Carolina | United States
This dance is for those who are somewhat familiar with basic ECD figures.  Don’t be put off by “experienced”, though – come and enjoy yourself amid the good and supportive company.
Leader:  Bob Thompson
Harvest House
205 Kenilworth Rd., Asheville, NC   2880
Free event, but feel free to bring a snack or a few dollars for the snack fund.
 
Aug
24
Thu
Splash dance visiting musicians (Janet Muse, Emil Oguil and friends) with calling by Greg Frock
Aug 24 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Aug
25
Fri
Splashdance Weekend! @ Camp Ton-a-Wandah
Aug 25 – Aug 27 all-day
Splashdance Weekend! @ Camp Ton-a-Wandah | Hendersonville | North Carolina | United States

Splashdance, Asheville’s all-volunteer weekend of contra dance. swimming, musical jamming, and singing.
Details
Online registration

Hickory Nut Gap Square Dance @ Hickory Nut Gap Farm Barn
Aug 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm


Band: Spring Mountain Shiners

CONTRA – CITYDANCE
Aug 25 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
CONTRA - CITYDANCE

CONTRAFORCE (Joey Dorwart, Jimi Peirano, Andrae Raffield) with BETH MOLARO

Instruction period 7:30-8:00, beginners welcome!

Aug
27
Sun
Community Waltz @ Harvest House
Aug 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Community Waltz @ Harvest House | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

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

Aug
28
Mon
Laura Light, Emil Olguin, Janet Muse with Greg Frock calling
Aug 28 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Laura Light, Emil Olguin, Janet Muse with Greg Frock calling

Laura Light
Emil Olguin
Janet Muse

Aug
31
Thu
Nic Coker, George Paul and Steve Kemble with calling by Beth Molaro
Aug 31 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Sep
3
Sun
ECD Venue Change Bob Thompson, Leader; Music, Atossa Kramer and Lisa Smith
Sep 3 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
ECD Venue Change  Bob Thompson, Leader;  Music, Atossa Kramer and Lisa Smith

Make a note to come on over to St. George’s Episcopal Church for this dance. Bob Thompson, Leader; Atossa Kramer and Lisa Smith, Music.
3:30, Pre-dance workshop that includes the beginners and the regulars. Really helps for the regular dancers to come early and help the beginners become a little familiar with the dance figures.
4:00-6:30, English Country Dance

Wear comfortable clothing; bring dance shoes so that we save the wood floor by not dancing in our regular street shoes. No partner necessary; bring a light snack from time to time; fragrance-free dance.

Sep
4
Mon
Noah, Nic, Gretchen
Sep 4 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Sep
7
Thu
Morrison Brothers Band with calling by Jesse Edgerton
Sep 7 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Sep
8
Fri
MOONDANCE
Sep 8 @ 5:30 pm – Sep 11 @ 2:30 am
MOONDANCE

25th Annual Moon Dance with Pete’s Posse, The Morrison Brothers, Will Mentor and Rob Harper. http://moondancesc.weebly.com/

Early Bird registration ends 1 August:

Sep
10
Sun
Roots Contra @ Harvest House
Sep 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Roots Contra @ Harvest House | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

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 the dancing, with music by Laura Lengnick, Karen Gaughan, and invited guests.

Please make a donation at the door.

Sep
11
Mon
Pete’s Posse
Sep 11 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Sep
14
Thu
Andrew Van Norstrand on fiddle, Anna Patton on clarinet and Aaron Marcus on piano. and friends
Sep 14 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Sep
15
Fri
Hickory Nut Gap Square Dance @ Hickory Nut Gap Farm Barn
Sep 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm


Band: Haw Creek Sheiks

Sep
16
Sat
CONTRA – RIVER FALLS
Sep 16 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
CONTRA - RIVER FALLS

FLYING THE TUNE (June Avincula and Lew Gelfond) with JESSE EDGERTON

Instruction period 7:30-8:00, beginners welcome!