2015-16 Officers:

Nola Katinsky and Stacey Kuster, Co-Presidents

Jordan Stroup, Treasurer

Barry Dupen, Secretary

Appleseed Allemande 2016

Sponsored by the Fort Wayne Traditional Music & Dance Society and South Bend Contra Dance

Saturday, March 19, 2016

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

Schedule and information:

Workshop and Dance Schedule

Starting @ 9:30 am Registration
10:00-11:10 am English Country Dance workshop led by Rosalind Clark, with music by riverrun country dance band
10:00-11:10 am Rise Up Singing workshop led by John Long and Julie Davidson
11:20 am - 12:10 pm Lunch
12:20-1:30 pm Scottish Ceilidh Dance workshop led byKate Shoupe, with music by riverrun country dance band
1:40-2:50 pm All Squares workshop led by Kate Power, with music by the Banjo Tramps
1:40-2:50 pm Old-Time Music Jam led by John Long and friends
3:00-6:00 pm Afternoon Contra Dance with callers Barry Dupen and Thos Lankston, with music by the riverrun country dance band
6:00-7:20 pm Dinner on your own
7:45-11:00 pm Evening Contra Dance with caller Kate Power and music by the Banjo Tramps



Print the registration flyer and send it with your check by Feb. 21, 2016 for early-bird pricing.

Early registration pricing - by Feb. 20, 2016

Late registration pricing - after Feb. 20, 2016


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 Barry Dupen at barry.dupen@gmail.com.