New TCD Logo

November 01, 2015

TCD has a new logo! As always with TCD, it’s a story of people offering their time and talents and cooperating to achieve our goals.

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The Lore of the Century Center Floor

March 01, 2011

At the March 11 dance, Triangle Country Dancers will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the wonderful dance floor in the Century Center. Read More »

Damage to Floor at Meredith College

January 01, 2007

... there was significant floor damage done during the dance. With 20/20 hindsight, it’s quite clear that TCD should have monitored the shoe situation much more vigilantly. Because of the floor damage, Meredith refinished their floor on Dec. 18. Read More »

Hey! from the President

March 01, 2002

Happy Birthday, TCD!
February 13th marked the fifteen-year anniversary of TCD's official status as a non-profit corporation. This milestone is an excellent opportunity to reflect upon the enduring spirit and dedication of our founders, and those who continue their efforts. Our humble beginning dates back to 1982, when eight or nine couples lined up on a front porch one summer evening for what would become our First Contra Dance. Today's membership of over 265 is evidence of how kindness and open acceptance can work to enrich the dance experience for all of us. Read More »

TCD gets its own website

April 01, 2000

...We are also proud to announce a birth of sorts: TCD now has our own domain and infant web page. The address is

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Membership Dues Go Up

August 01, 1998

Our annual dues have been $10 a year for almost ten years and now the operating costs have been exceeding the dues by 50% (insurance, flyers, postage, computer expenses, sound equipment upgrades, donations to the halls we dance in, etc.). Read More »

Carrboro Century Center Fundraising

August 01, 1998

Please help us raise $25,000 by August 31, then next summer we could all be cooler! Carrboro bought the old Baptist Church (Weaver/Greensboro St.), and plans to use the second floor as the Carrboro Community Center (CC).

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The Perfect Dance Hall

October 01, 1997

by Gene Hubert, TCD Vice-president Read More »

Dance Hall Updates

December 01, 1996

As you may have already heard, Friends School has terminated contra dancing at their facility. We will be trying to use Pleasant Green Community Center when possible in the future. Although slightly smaller than Friends School, it makes up for its size with a great ambiance Read More »

Friends School Floor Damage

August 01, 1996

The Center Building is the primary performing arts space at Carolina Friends School. It must remain so for years to come. After much deliberation and consultation, it was decided that the building needs to cease being used so frequently for such large groups of adult dancers with vigorous dance floor needs. Read More »

Friends School Piano Benefit

January 01, 1994

Remember the last Halloween dance? Remember the Hicks and the high-energy dance music they played? Remember the Friends School's piano falling off the stage? Read More »