Contra Dance!

What is Contra Dancing?

Fun!  Exciting. Swirling. Walking. A "Caller" will lead the dancers by calling each movement throughout the dance as the dancers progressively swirl down one end of the dance floor to the other end. ALL AGES can do it. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. Can come alone. Super Nice Folks. Experienced Dancers will help you.  You will start dancing on the first song. Great exercise. Only $7( $5 seniors ) for hours of dancing to really great live music - banjos, fiddles and more.

Come at 6:30 for dance lessons.  Music and Dancing start at 7pm.

There will be someone at the Check-in table to Welcome You and show you where to go and what to to. Feel Free to ask for Patrice - I may be there at 6:30, for sure at 7pm.

Free Parking.

Check out this website for more info:

http://www.chicagobarndance.org/ai1ec_event/contra-square-dance-13-2-2-2-3-2/?instance_id=497

Come on out and dance your cares away.  It's a BLAST!

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  • Margaux S.

    I wanted to come, please have another one at the same place (close to me) I had to work. (sigh)

    January 23, 2014

    • Patrice

      Margaux, I hope you can make it this Mon Jan 27. I may have to work, but there is always someone friendly to welcome you at check in table. There is another dance at Univ of Chicago this Fri nite Jan 25.

      January 24, 2014

  • Patrice

    Hi Sharon. Far, but oh so worth it.
    Here are two events you may be able to make.
    https://www.facebook.com/ContraDanceMke
    Hope to see you at IAHC some Monday night.

    January 19, 2014

  • Sharon

    Too far for school night. On a weekend I'd definitely join you.

    January 18, 2014

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