Our dances are open to the public. You do not need a partner. Members: $8.00, Non-members: $10.00. Dances start at 8:00 PM with a lesson at 7:30 PM, unless otherwise noted.

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When Where What
April 17 -
April 19
Other - see description Spring Dance Romance! Please join us for Spring Dance Romance 2015 - our annual celebration of spring through dance and community. SDR 2015 promises to be a especially unforgettable weekend, as we inaugurate our excellent new venue while dancing to our incredible lineup of bands and callers. Link
Music: Latter Day Lizards with Stuart Kenney and Morrison Brothers with Ralph Gordon
Caller: Steve Zakon-Anderson and Gaye Fifer
April 24
Reality Center Music: The Elftones (Mara Shea, fiddle, and Roger Gold, guitar and foot percussion); link
Caller: Bob Dalsemer;
May 1
NC State 7–10 PM—beginner's lesson at 6:30.
Click here for details.
Music: Laura Light and Diane Petteway
Caller: Linda Cooper
May 2
Carrboro Century Center Music: First Saturday dance sponsored by FootLoose/Contrazz - $10
May 8
Carrboro Century Center Music: Eric the Cat (Karen Gaughan, keyboard; Wes Maluk, mandolin, tenor banjo, guitar, whistle; Terry Maluk, hand and feet percussion; Alan Dillman, fiddle); link
Caller: Charley Harvey
May 15
Carrboro Century Center Music: Third Friday dance sponsored by Carolina Song & Dance Association (Buz Lloyd) - $8
May 16
Binkley Baptist Church Community contra dances for kids, teens and grownups of all ages! Community dance page: link
5:30-6:30 Potluck supper for all - Please bring a generous dish to share. Drinks, plates, and utensils provided.
6:30-9:00 Dance, dance, dance!
Break for door prizes, a story or song, and some jokes. We'll have fun and easy circle and line dances earlier, simple contras and squares later. All dances are taught. No experience is necessary. All ages are welcome. The cost is $5/person or $15/family.
Our community dances are run by volunteers. Please contact Ruth at 919-967-9917, or e-mail, if you can help out.
May 21
Reality Center Music: Special Thursday dance: Swallowtail (George Marshall, concertina; Ron Grosslein, fiddle; Tim Van Egmond, hammered dulcimer; Timm Triplett, piano; David Cantieni,saxophone, flute, bombard, whistle, oboe, feet, and more); link
Caller: Tim Von Egmond and George Marshall. On tour from New England! [Note: Time: TBA]
May 22
Other - see description No local dance. Have a safe and happy Memorial Day Weekend
May 29
Reality Center Music: Feet Retreat Preview! Shea, Moore, Gold, and Light (Mara Shea, fiddle; Paul Moore, keyboard and percussion; Roger Gold, guitar and foot percussion; Laura Light, fiddle);
Caller: Susan Kevra, Nashville! link
June 6
Carrboro Century Center Music: First Saturday dance sponsored by FootLoose/Contrazz - $10
June 12
Carrboro Century Center Music: ContraForce (Andrae Raffield on effected/looped/slayed fiddle, pedal bass synth, & guitar; Jimi “Two Nails” Periano on acoustic/electric guitar (looped) and choas pad; Joey Dorwart on heavy hand/foot percussion (looped), tabla, and saxophone), link
Caller: Emily Rush