We dance most first, third, and fifth Fridays (see schedule for details).
We always dance to live music. All ages and experience levels welcome. No partner needed.
Contra Dance at The Ballroom Academy of Columbia, 3910 Peachtree Dr. (faces Monterey Dr.), Columbia, MO 65203
English Country Dance at Trinity Presbyterian Church 1600 Rollins Road.
7:30–10:30 pm (beginners’ lesson at 7:00)
Admission $8.00 ($5.00 for ages 16–25 or with student ID; free for children 15 and under)
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The last dance in our “Bring Them Home” series featuring special music is Friday, May 19, when MMTD will welcome the Campeau Creek Boys. Jim Thaxter will be our caller for the evening. More about the band: Fred Campeau (from … Continue reading
Dance twice this weekend! The regular first Friday contra dance is on May 5 and the very next day, Saturday, May 6, we will hold the monthly English Country Dance. (Please note that this dance has been rescheduled from May … Continue reading
We once again welcome special out-of-town musical guests* for our contra dance on Friday, May 5, when Snor T Horse will play, with Paula McFarling calling! Snor T Horse is composed of Cathy Barton, Dave Para, Tenley Hansen, and Mike … Continue reading
This month’s English Country Dance is Friday, April 14, featuring the 32 Bartenders, with Tom Verdot on fiddle, Marcie McGuire on keyboards, Rebecca Logan on flute, and Thom Howard on guitar and mandolin. Our caller guiding the dancers for the … Continue reading
March has five Fridays, which means a bonus contra dance! This Friday, March 31, we’ll enjoy dancing to music by Three around Three, featuring Pippa Letsky on fiddle, Cliff White on guitar, and Bill Foley on banjo. Excellent calling will be provided by Paula … Continue reading
Our annual MMTD Spring Breakdown dance weekend is almost here! It’s time to complete your plans to attend this fun dance event right here in Columbia, MO, from March 16-19! This event draws people from all over the country and here are a … Continue reading
Don’t miss our first Friday dance in March! Roger Netherton and Friends will be playing for us. Roger is a very talented fiddle player, first place winner of the Old Time Fiddle Contest in Winfield last year. (Hear Roger playing here.) Excellent calling … Continue reading