Countryside Contra Dancers
Contra dance fun in Central Pennsylvania
If you can walk, you can contra. Come find out for yourself the fun of contra dancing.
Donald Heiter Center
100 N. 5th Street
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Admission: $10 for adults; under 16 free;
$5 for students with current ID
(Under 16 must be accompanied by a guardian)
An introduction to contra dancing
starts at 7 PM.
The dance ends at 10 PM.
All dances are called and are danced to live music that has influences from bluegrass to old-time Appalachian and from Irish to French Canadian and swing.
DANCE, DANCE, DANCE the night away
Jan. 14 Dave Felix is calling to the
music of Strath Hanna
Feb. 11 Terry Bachman is calling to the
music of Jill Smith/Ryck Kaiser
March 11 Bob Nicholson is calling to the
music of Contra Rebels
April 8 Ted Crane is calling to the
music of Wood and Wires
May 14 TBA
Contra dance-fun for all ages
Covid Policy for ALL --
1. All attendees must show proof of
2. KN95 or N95 masks are required.
Contra Dancing & Why We Dance
Chattahoochee Country Dancers
What is contra dancing?
Contra dance is a social activity for folks of all ages. There is live music each month and a “caller” who will introduce you to contra dancing at 7:00 PM. The “caller” teaches each contra dance of the evening and helps you have fun dancing. Contra Dance uses figures/patterns that are similar to square dancing but unlike square dancing, any even number of people can dance because Contra Dancing is done in long lines of two people instead of squares of 8 people. If you can walk, you can contra. Come find out for yourself the fun of contra dancing.Dancers enjoy a waltz before the break and at the end of the evening.
For more information, call Betsy or Jeff (570) 524-2104 or email: email@example.com
Dance wherever you find yourself.
Check out these websites for dancing in the region:
Harrisburg Contra dance: https://www.harrisburgcontra.org/
Lancaster Contra dance:http://www.lancastercontra.org/
Valley Contra dance/Bethlehem:
Mt. Airy Contra Dance/Philadelphia:
Birdsboro Contra Dance
contra dance:a documentary by grace duVal johston
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