Schedule

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.

Shoe policy

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Volunteer!

Your dance group is a volunteer organization. If you would like to get involved, click here.

Feedback

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When Where What
Saturday
January 31
Binkley Baptist Church 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 communitydance@tcdancers.org, if you can help out.
Music: Live traditional music by The Corndodgers (Todd Woerner, Brett Riggs, Pan Riggs)
Caller: Calling by Ruth Pershing and Laurie Siegel
Sunday
February 1
Carrboro Century Center Special MAD dance and annual membership meeting on Sunday, 3 to 6:30pm.
Music: Bare Knuckle Quartet (Connell Sanderson, bagpipes and Irish flute; Laurie Fisher, fiddle; David Polechko, guitar; Taylor Johnson, tablas and electric bass)
Caller: Robert Cromartie
Saturday
February 7
Carrboro Century Center Music: First Saturday dance sponsored by FootLoose/Contrazz - $10
Friday
February 13
Carrboro Century Center Music: Ricochet (Rya Martin, piano, and Walter Hojka, fiddle)
Caller: Brian Hamshar
Saturday
February 14
NC State 7–10 PM—beginner's lesson at 6:30.
Click here for details.
Mountains Ballroom, Talley Student Union, NCSU campus (right down the hall from our usual Coastal Ballroom)
Music: Copious Notes (Mara Shea, fiddle, and Julie Gorka, piano)
Caller: George Segebade
Friday
February 20
Carrboro Century Center Music: Third Friday dance sponsored by Carolina Song & Dance Association (Buz Lloyd) - $8
Saturday
February 21
Binkley Baptist Church TBD
Music: Open band, with Mara Shea and Dean Herington
Friday
February 27
Reality Center Music: Ivory Boys (David DiGiuseppe, accordion, George Paul, piano, and Jim Roberts, percussion)
Caller: Joy Greenwolfe
Saturday
March 7
Carrboro Century Center Music: First Saturday dance sponsored by FootLoose/Contrazz - $10
Friday
March 13
Carrboro Century Center Music: Fyrefly (George Paul, keyboard, Rob Zisette, fiddle, and Loren Oppenheimer, tablas and percussion)
Caller: David Millstone, New Hampshire! link David will call for Sun Assembly's Country Dance Fest, March 14-15, 2015, and is now president of CDSS
Friday
March 20
Carrboro Century Center Music: Third Friday dance sponsored by Carolina Song & Dance Association (Buz Lloyd) - $8
Saturday
March 21
Binkley Baptist Church TBD
Friday
March 27
Reality Center Music: Party of Three (Neil Pearlman, piano, mandolin, banjo; Lilly Pearlman, fiddle; Joe De Paolo, percussion), New York and Boston!
Caller: Jack Mitchell
Saturday
April 4
Carrboro Century Center Music: First Saturday dance sponsored by FootLoose/Contrazz - $10
Friday
April 10
Carrboro Century Center Music: Dot Dot Dash (Bill Anderson, fiddle; John Hildreth, guitar; Joel Keebler, bass; Matt Livingston, mandolin)
Caller: Linda Cooper
Friday
April 17
Carrboro Century Center Music: Third Friday dance sponsored by Carolina Song & Dance Association (Buz Lloyd) - $8
Friday
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
Saturday
April 18
NC State 7–10 PM—beginner's lesson at 6:30.
Click here for details.
Music: TBD
Friday
April 24
Reality Center Music: The Elftones (Mara Shea, fiddle, and Roger Gold, guitar and foot percussion)
Caller: Bob Dalsemer
Friday
May 1
NC State 7–10 PM—beginner's lesson at 6:30.
Click here for details.
Music: Laura L. and Diane Petteway
Caller: Linda Cooper