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Posted in Callers Jam, Contra Dances, Dance Weekends, English Country Dance, Family Dance, School Dance, Special Events, Square Dance

2 Dance Weekend – November 21 & 22, 2014

A 2 dance weekend is coming up!  A contra dance on Friday and English Country dance on Saturday!  We hope you can join us!

The Friday contra dance features Roger Netherton & Friends (Heinrich Leonhard on guitar, Jim Ruth on banjo, and Kathy Gordon on bass) with Paula McFarling calling.

The English Country dance on Saturday features the 32 BarTenders (Tom Verdot, Thom Howard, Marcie McGuire, and Rebecca Logan) with Jim Thaxter calling.

Both dances start at 7:30 p.m. at the Ballroom Academy of Columbia, 3910 Peachtree Drive. Admission is $8 for the public, $5 for students and ages 16-25, with free admittance for children 15 and under.  A beginner’s lesson starts at 7:00 p.m.

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Contra Dance – Friday, November 7th

Turkey is Coming

Get ready for a wonderful night of dancing.
Featuring music by The James River Scraphounds
and
Jim Thaxter calling!

Band
The James River Scraphounds
Peter Howard from Fayetteville, AK on fiddle; Jim Ruth from Columbia, MO on banjo; and Barbara Weathers, on guitar, from St. Louis

Caller
Jim Thaxter

 

MMTD will be hosting this dance at our normal venue; Ballroom Academy of Columbia (BAC), 3910 Peachtree Drive.
Admission is $8, $5 for students and ages 16-25, kids dance free
If you are new or need a bit of a refresher, show up at 7:00 Friday evening.  Otherwise, the first dance will set about at 7:30.

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Square Dance at Cafe Berlin – Wednesday, October 29th

There is a square dance in downtown Columbia, at Cafe Berlin from 7:30-10:30pm this Wednesday.   All dances will be called to live music.  No square dancing experience is necessary.  So stop by, bring your friends, and we’ll see you there!

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Contra Dance – Friday, October 31st

skeleHalloween Dance

Skeletons allowed

Band
32 Bartenders
Tom Verdot, Thom Howard, Marcie McGuire, and Rebecca Logan

Callers
Claire Baffaut and Rhett Hartman

The Ball starts at 7:30.  Fledgling vampires get a free lesson at 7:00.
Dances are for all levels of dancers.
Admission is $8, $5 for students and ages 16-25.  Kids dance free.
3910 Peachtree Drive, Columbia

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2 Dance Weekend – October 17th &18th

October’s Double Dance Weekend

That’s right! There is a Contra Dance on Friday and an English Country Dance on Saturday.
Hope to see you there!

Friday
Contra Dance
Band
The Mound City Slickers (St. Louis)
with
Sean Belt-Ruprecht, Bob Clark, Roy Farwell, Rich Egan, Lindell Blackford, and Bill Stewart
Caller’s Jam
with
Claire Baffaut, Rhett Hartman,Betsy Collins and others

Saturday
English Country Dance
Band
Deylight Country Dance Orchestra
Callers
Kyle and Bridget

 

As always, dances start at 7:30.  There will be a lesson/refresher for those interested at 7:00.
3910 Peachtree Drive
No spike heels or cowboy boots
$8 admission, $5 students/ages 16-25, under 16 dance free

 

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Contra Dance – Friday, October 3rd

First Friday in October

This will be a fun night of dancing! Hope to see you there.

Band
3 Around 3
Pippa Letsky on fiddle, Cliff White on guitar, and Bill Foley on banjo.

Caller
Jim Thaxter

MMTD will be hosting this dance at our normal venue; Ballroom Academy of Columbia (BAC), 3910 Peachtree Drive.
Admission is $8, $5 for students and ages 16-25, kids dance free
If you are new or need a bit of a refresher, show up at 7:00 Friday evening.  Otherwise, the first dance will set about at 7:30.

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