Contra Dances in Fort Wayne, Indiana
Contra Dances are on third Saturdays, September through June, except for the October 24 dance (4th Saturday). Dances run from 8 to 11 pm, with a Beginner's Workshop at 7:30 pm.
Admission is $9 adults; $6 students; free for children under 12; family maximum $20.
Member rates: $7 adults; $4 students.
- The dance floor is not sealed, and is very sensitive to grit and debris...be sure to carry in soft-soled dance shoes, or wear socks. Street shoes are NOT ALLOWED on the dance floor.
- You don't need to bring a partner.
- Our liability insurance policy does not allow alcohol at the dance.
- Wear comfortable clothing for active movement.
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2015-2016 Dance Schedule
|September 19, 2015||Barry Dupen (Columbia City) with Old Clay Fields (South Bend, IN)|
|October 24, 2015||Karin Neils (MI) with Prairie Fire String Band (Fort Wayne). Note: this dances is on a FOURTH SATURDAY!|
|November 21, 2015||Marlin Whitaker (Ann Arbor, MI) with Spy Run String Band (Fort Wayne)|
|December 19, 2015||Barry Dupen with Spy Run String Band (Fort Wayne)|
|January 16, 2016||Barry Dupen with Band O'Goshen (Goshen, IN)|
|February 20, 2016||Barry Dupen with Spy Run String Band (Fort Wayne)|
|March 19, 2016||4th Annual Appleseed Allemande all-day dance event: Evening dance led by Kate Power (Columbus, OH) with the Banjo Tramps (Lansing, MI). Afternoon contra dance led by Barry Dupen & Thos Lankston with riverrun country dance band (South Bend).|
|April 16, 2016||Thos Lankston (South Bend, IN) with Root Cellar String Band (Bowling Green, OH)|
|May 21, 2016||Alan Simpson-Vlach (Cleveland, OH) with Spy Run String Band (Fort Wayne)|
|June 18, 2016||Clinton Ross (Greenville, SC) with Entwyned (Bloomington, IN)|
The dance is at the Fort Wayne Dance Collective, 437 East Berry St., Fort Wayne, IN 46802. It's in the same building as Cinema Center, on the second floor. Park in the gravel lot to the east, across Clay St. Enter on the south side of the building along Berry St. and proceed up the stairs to the second floor.
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