English Country Dance

ECD

All dances at at Homewood, 17 Zillicoa St, Asheville NC 28801

Dances start with lessons at 3:30, regular program from 4-6:30

Cost: $7 regular, $6 for members of the OFB

Each English Country Dance is taught and then prompted throughout each dance by experienced dance leaders.  Elegant live music is played by talented local musicians.   Each year, we have a Spring Evening Ball.

No partner necessary. Newcomers welcome. Comfortable clothes and shoes.

English Country Dance may be seen in film adaptations of Jane Austen novels such as “Pride and Prejudice.” Check out these videos:

January 2012 English Country Dance at Homewood

March 2012 Annual Spring Ball at Homewood

Introductory ECD video.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Country_dance

www.cdss.org – Country Dance And Song Society

Notes from a contra dancer after attending his first English Country Dance

Feb
26
Sun
ECD: Bob Thompson, Caller; Music: Atossa Kramer & Lisa Smith
Feb 26 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

3:30, Beginners Lesson; 4:00-6:30pm, Dance. $7/6, OFB Members; no partner necessary; comfortable clothing; bring a snack to share from time to time. All are welcome!

Mar
5
Sun
ECD Tom Calwell & Myra Hirschberg, Leaders; Music: Atossa Kramer, Lisa Smith, Cathy Arps
Mar 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

3:30, Beginners Lesson; 4:00-6:30pm, Dance. $7/6, OFB Members; no partner necessary; comfortable clothing; bring a snack to share from time to time. All are welcome!

Mar
19
Sun
ECD Bob Thompson, Leader; Music, Jovial Beggars: Laurie Fisher, Nic Coker, Esther Holsen, Michael Garner
Mar 19 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

3:30, Beginners Lesson; 4:00-6:30pm, Dance. $7/6, OFB Members; no partner necessary; comfortable clothing; bring a snack to share from time to time. All are welcome!

Apr
2
Sun
ECD AnneMarie Walters, Leader; Music: Laura Lengnick, Paul Moore, Leigh
Apr 2 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

3:30, Beginners’ Lesson; 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!

Apr
16
Sun
ECD Bob Thompson, Leader; Music: Nora Garver, Julia Weatherford, Karen Gaughan
Apr 16 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

3:30, Beginners’ Lesson; 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!

May
14
Sun
ECD Bob Thompson, Leader; Music: TBA
May 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

3:30, Beginners’ Lesson; 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!

Jun
4
Sun
ECD AnneMarie Walter
Jun 4 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

3:30, Beginners’ Lesson; 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!

Jun
18
Sun
ECD Bob Thompson, Leader; Music: TBA
Jun 18 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

3:30, Beginners’ Lesson; 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!

Jul
2
Sun
ECD AnneMarie Walter, Leader; Music: TBA
Jul 2 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

3:30, Beginners’ Lesson; 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!

Jul
16
Sun
ECD Bob Thompson, Leader; Music: TBA
Jul 16 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

3:30, Beginners’ Lesson; 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
13
Sun
ECD AnneMarie Walter, Leader; Music: TBA
Aug 13 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

3:30, Beginners’ Lesson; 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
20
Sun
ECD Bob Thompson, Leader; Music: TBA
Aug 20 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

3:30, Beginners’ Lesson; 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!

Sep
17
Sun
ECD Bob Thompson, Leader; Music: TBA
Sep 17 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

3:30, Beginners’ Lesson; 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!

Sep
24
Sun
ECD AnneMarie Walter, Leader; Music, TBA
Sep 24 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

3:30, Beginners’ Lesson; 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!

Oct
1
Sun
ECD AnneMarie Walter, Leader; Music: TBA
Oct 1 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

3:30, Beginners’ Lesson; 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!

Oct
15
Sun
ECD Bob Thompson, Leader; Music, TBA
Oct 15 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

3:30, Beginners’ Lesson; 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!

Nov
5
Sun
ECD AnneMarie Walter, Leader; Music, TBA
Nov 5 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

3:30, Beginners’ Lesson; 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!

Nov
19
Sun
ECD Bob Thompson, Leader; Music: TBA
Nov 19 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

3:30, Beginners’ Lesson; 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!

Dec
3
Sun
ECD Festive End-Of-Year Dance; Bob Thompson, Leader; Music, TBA
Dec 3 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Join us for our Festive Dance to celebrate another successful year of English Country Dancing! Waltzing, 3:30-4:00. Dance, 4:00 – 6:30. Wear your finest bling and glitter. Bring a festive snack to share. All are welcome.