Contra Dances in Fort Wayne, Indiana
Contra Dances are on third Saturdays, September through June. Dances run from 8 to 11 pm, with a Beginner's Workshop at 7:30 pm.
Admission is $9 adults; $6 students; $2 newcomers (first time contra dancing); free for children under 12; family maximum $20.
Member rates: $7 adults; $4 students.
CAUTION: 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. Wear comfortable clothing for active movement.
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2013-2014 Dance Schedule
|September 21, 2013||Barry Dupen (Columbia City, IN) with the Spy Run String Band (Fort Wayne)|
|October 19, 2013||Barry Dupen with the Spy Run String Band|
|November 16, 2013||Marlin Whitaker (Ann Arbor, MI) with the Hoosier Tones (Indianapolis)|
|December 21, 2013||Special Holiday Party Contra Dance - please dress festively and bring finger food and snacks to share
Thos Lankston (South Bend, IN) with the Band O'Goshen (Goshen, IN)
|January 18, 2013||Barry Dupen with Old Clay Fields (South Bend, IN)|
|February 15, 2014||Ken Gall (Indianapolis) with the Root Cellar String Band (Bowling Green, OH)|
|March 15, 2014||2nd Annual Appleseed Allemande all-day dance event: Relative Harmony with Judy Greenhill (Guelph, ON), and Old Clay Fields with Barry Dupen. The dance is at the Town Life Center, North Manchester, IN...not at our usual Fort Wayne location.
Cosponsored by Goshen Community Contra Dancing (GO Dancing) and the Fort Wayne Traditional Music & Dance Society
|April 19, 2014||Karin Neils (Grand Haven, MI) with the Spy Run String Band|
|May 17, 2014||Mark Richardson with Entwyned (all from Bloomington, IN)|
|June 21, 2014||Barry Dupen with the Spy Run String Band|
After 5 years at the University of St. Francis, we MOVED to a new location in Fall 2013. 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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