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 free for University of Saint Francis students and employees; $8 general public; $5 students from other schools; free for children under 12; family maximum $18. Members receive $2 off admission.
Please carry in soft-soled, nonmarking shoes to protect the highly polished floor. Street shoes are NOT ALLOWED on the dance floor. Wear comfortable clothing for active movement.
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2012-2013 Dance Schedule
|September 15, 2012||Spy Run String Band (Fort Wayne) with Barry Dupen (Columbia City)|
|October 20, 2012||Spy Run String Band with Karin Niels (Grand Haven, MI)|
|November 17, 2012||Possum Spawn (Columbus, OH) with Barry Dupen|
|December 15, 2012||Band O'Goshen (Goshen, IN) with Lisa Olinger (South Bend, IN)|
|January 19, 2013||Spy Run String Band with Thos Lankston (South Bend, IN)|
|February 16, 2013||Root Cellar String Band (Bowling Green, OH) with Barry Dupen|
|March 16, 2013||Special All-Day Dance Event with dance & music workshops, afternoon contra dance with the Spy Run String Band and Barry Dupen, and evening contra dance with the Cosmic Otters (Chicago, IL) and Katie Zukof (Bloomington, IN)|
|April 20, 2013||Entwyned with Mark Richardson (both from Bloomington, IN)|
|May 18, 2013||Spy Run String Band with Karin Niels (Grand Haven, MI)|
|June 15, 2013||Hoosier Tones (Indianapolis) with Kate Power (Columbus, OH)|
North Campus Building, University of Saint Francis, 2702 Spring Street, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 46808 (the building to the north of Spring Street, across the street from the main campus)
From I-69: take the Illinois Road exit 105A (Indiana route 14). Go east on Illinois Rd. about 1 mile, merge with Jefferson Blvd. (Indiana route 24) and travel east on Jefferson about 1 mile, then turn left on Lindenwood Ave. Travel north on Lindenwood to campus. Turn right on Spring St., then left into the North Campus building. Park around back, close to the gym entrance...the dance entrance!
In the event of BAD WEATHER CANCELLATION you will be notified by e-mail, if you are on the e-mail list. (Send a note to email@example.com to get on this list.) Otherwise, please call (260) 244-1905.
We're planning a Special Dance for March, 2013...a morning of workshops, an afternoon of dancing with a local band and caller, dinner, and an evening of dancing with an out-of-town band and caller. If you would like to help plan this event, please contact Sue Wilhelm at firstname.lastname@example.org.