Dance Parties
Enjoy an evening out with live bands and fun dance styles!
To see a full listing of all events at any time, go to the Schedule.

Location: Gymnasium

Saturday Evening Dances

6:00 — 8:00: International Dance!

International Folk Dance Band - music from Russia, Scandinavia, Germany, the Balkans, Greece, Israel, and the US. Meryl Lee Corcoran; Gary Breitbard; Ned Gault; Jena Rauti; Pete Showman; Sue Ellen Porter; Dave Bogdanoff; Chiara Bos.

8:15 — 10:30: A Vintage Ballroom Dance
with The Fine Companions & PEERS

Join The Fine Companions – William Allen of Divertimento and Stan & Susan Kramer of Bangers & Mash ( – and callers James and Cathleen Myers of PEERS ( for an informal but elegant evening of vintage ballroom dancing. Dance beautiful rotary waltzes, Viennese Waltzes, polkas, mazurkas (or hambos), schottisches, vintage tangos and foxtrots, English country dances, reels, mixers, and other popular couple and set dances of the 19th and 20th centuries. All set and pattern dances, including the beautiful Congress of Vienna Waltz, will be briefly taught or called.

Sunday Evening Dance

6:30 — 9:30: Contra and Square Dance!

Modern American Contra and Square Dance: flowing and fun moves, danced to Early American and Celtic live music. No partner needed. All dances taught and prompted. All experience levels welcome.

Open Band led by Art Peterson & Ann McChesney-Young, and the Contra Band Music Class.