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Country Dancing In Kalamazoo

Come enjoy our inflation-busting, donation-based dance admission. 

$5 to $20 - pay what you can   



****** Potluck, Annual Meeting and Contra Dance ******

Potluck: Saturday, May 11 - 5-6:30pm   Bring a dish to share and enjoy a meal and friendship. Potluck will be followed by our Annual Meeting. All are welcome to attend but only member of CDK may vote. We will review the past season, elect officers and entertain questions. 


Saturday, May 11 - Contra and Squares: 7:30 - 10:30pm   Skills workshop 7pm

Tunes by Liberty String Band and calls by Maeve Devlin. 


Wednesday, May 15- English Country Dance: 7:30 - 9:30pm  Skills workshop at 7pm

Wonderful English dances from Elizabethan to Jane Austen to Modern. Music by Thorn Among the Roses and various callers.

NO Contra Dance on Saturday, May 25 - Memorial Day Holiday Weekend.

 Check out  - Wheatland Music Organization - Traditional Arts Festival

Saturday, June 8 - Contras and Squares - Skills workshop at 7:00 PM Various Callers

and Tunes by River Dance

Wednesday, June 19 - English Country Dance - with music by Thorn Among the Roses, and  CDK English Callers. Skills workshop at 7:00 PM. Dancing from 7:30 to 9:30.

Saturday, June 22 - Advanced Contras and Squares -  Caller Laurie Pietravalle and Tunes by Brook Farm String Band.  Dancers should be comfortable with all standard contra dance figures, such as heys, contra corners, etc.



Wear comfortable clothing and bring water. You are welcome to bring a snack to share if you like.

** Click the Dance Calendar tab on the Home page to open the calendar -  then click on an event in the calendar to see full details!! ** 

All dances are held at the Oshtemo Grange, 3234 North 3rd Street (corner of 3rd St and H Ave.).

See updates and posts on our Facebook group:  Contra Dance Kalamazoo.



We are a non-profit group in Kalamazoo Michigan, passionate about preserving the joy and excitement of the contra, square, and English dance traditions.

We provide beginners' instruction and live music, and we welcome everyone!

Please take a moment to browse our website and learn more about the dances and our organization.

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CDK Dance. Music: Cosmic Otters.

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