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Country Dancing In Kalamazoo

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

$5 to $20 - pay what you can   

We celebrate the holiday with an English dance the afternoon of December 9 and a POTLUCK before the Contra dance that evening

Sunday, December 3 - Just For Fun: 2:00 - 5:00pm   

It's a workshop and a party!! Learn style & skill in a relaxed atmosphere; variety of dance styes, for instance: waltz, contra, English, squares, etc. 

Saturday, December 9- English Country Dance: 2:00 - 5:00pm

Wonderful English dances from Elizabethan to Jane Austen to Modern. Tunes from Susie Lorand and Josh Burdick. Calls by Mae Wilson.   

POTLUCK DINNER between the English and Contra dances -

Bring a dish to share and enjoy food and friendship!

Saturday, December 9 - Contra and Squares: 7:30 - 10:30pm   Skills workshop 7pm

Tunes by Round Creek String Band.  Laurie Pietravalle will be calling the dances.

Wednesday, December 20 - English Country Dance: 7:30 - 9:30pm

Wonderful English dances from Elizabethan to Jane Austen to Modern. Music by Thorn Among the Roses and various callers.  Many thanks to the anonymous donors who sponsored this dance.

** 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.

*** If weather is questionalble, check our FB group or the website for up to date information***


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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