TALLAHASSEE COMMUNITY FRIENDS OF
OLD-TIME DANCE

Dancing at a Contra Dance

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Join Us for Great Contra Dances!

Usually* the Second Fridays and Fourth Fridays of Each Month
(*see schedule below)

7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
2nd Floor Ballroom
Old Armory/Tallahassee Senior Center
1400 N. Monroe St.

Beginners welcome; you don't need to bring a partner.

Those new to contra dancing are strongly encouraged to come at 7:15, when a Beginner Orientation will be taught, and as dances are taught in more detail early in the evening.

Please bring a snack to share at the break!

Admission cost for regular dances: 
$8 for Adults,  $7 Seniors over 55, $5 for Students, 
$3 for Kids under 12
(higher prices may be charged for special dances)

Dance Schedule
and other events of note

All events in Tallahassee unless otherwise noted

(Hometowns of out-of-town bands and callers
are shown in parentheses)

*Our schedule is a little different this year, due to availability of the hall, bands, etc.
Several contra dances are on the 3rd Friday of the month, and a few are on the 1st Friday or Saturday of the month.  So you don't get confused, included below are the regular contra dance dates for all of 2016. 
Date Band Caller
Friday
May 13
Greasy String Band
Jane Ewing
(Huntsville, AL)
Fri - Sun
May 27-29
See you at the Florida Folk Festival in White Springs!
Contra Dancing every night with plenty of music, crafts, storytelling and other kinds of dancing all weekend long on multiple stages
Friday
June 10
Long Forgotten String Band
Rachel Flemming
Friday
June 24
Smokey Hollow String Band
JoLaine Jones-Pokorney
(Gainesville)
Friday
July 8
Eclectic Acoustic
Vicki Morrison
Friday
July 22
Long Forgotten String Band
Tom Greene
Note: dances in August are on the 1st and 3rd Fridays!
August 5
Greasy String Band
Susie Rudder
(Gainesville)
August 19
TBA Jonathan King
(Gainesville)
September 9
TBA TBA
September 23
TBA TBA
October 14
TBA TBA
October 28
TBA TBA
Note: dance in November is on the 3rd Friday!
November 18
TBA TBA
December 9
TBA TBA

Last revised 5/05/16