2015-16 Officers:

Nola Katinsky and Stacey Kuster, Co-Presidents

Jordan Stroup, Treasurer

Barry Dupen, Secretary

Appleseed Allemande 2015

Sponsored by the Fort Wayne Traditional Music & Dance Society

Saturday, March 19, 2016

This is an all-day special contra dance event featuring local and out-of-town talent.

Last year's schedule and information:

Workshop and Dance Schedule

Starting @ 9:30 am Registration
10:00-11:15 am Olde English Country Dancing led by Joe Wilder
10:00-11:15 am Rise Up Singing Workshop led by John Long and Julie Davidson
11:20 am - 12:15 pm Lunch
12:20-1:30 pm Finer Points of Contras Workshop led byBarry Dupen, with music by the Spy Run String Band
1:35-2:50 pm Roots of Square Dancing led by Karin Neils, with music by Heather Malyuk & Dan MacDonald
1:35-2:50 pm Old-Time Music Jam led by John Long and friends
3:00-6:00 pm Afternoon Contra Dance with caller Barry Dupen and music by the Spy Run String Band; Waltz instruction at the break with Carol & Phil Good-Elliott
6:00-7:20 pm Dinner on your own
7:30-11:00 pm Evening Contra Dance with caller Karin Neils and music by Heather Malyuk & Dan MacDonald



Print the registration flyer and send it with your check by Feb. 21, 2015 for early-bird pricing.

Early registration pricing - by Feb. 21, 2015

Late registration pricing - after Feb. 21, 2015


Lunch is potluck...bring favorite foods to share.

Appleseed Allemande Location

We're dancing at the Town Life Center, 603 Bond St., North Manchester, IN, 46962.


From Fort Wayne: travel west on U.S. 24. Turn right onto Indiana 114 in Aboite, and travel for 22 miles to North Manchester. Turn right on N. Wayne St., then right on E. 6th St., then left on Bond St.

From Goshen: travel south on Indiana 15. Turn left onto U.S. 30, then right onto Indiana 13 in Pierceton. When you reach North Manchester, turn left on N. Wayne St., left on E. 7th St., and right onto Bond St.

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In the event of BAD WEATHER CANCELLATION you will be notified by e-mail, so please write your e-mail address clearly on the registration form.

Local Restaurants

Dinner is on your own.

Planning and More Information

For more information, or if you would like to help plan and staff this event, please contact Joe Wilder at wilder.joe@gmail.com.