Worcester Contra Dance

Fun, friendly dancing in Central Massachusetts


New Dancers Welcome!
All dances taught. No partner necessary. Contra dancing is an old New England tradition. Smoke-free, alcohol-free, family friendly environment. Wesley Methodist Church, 114 Main Street, Worcester. Please wear soft-soled shoes to protect the floor.
Beginners' Lessons at 7:30 PM.
Dancing 8:00 – 11:00 PM.

General Admission $8 per person
$6 for students with ID
Family Admission $18
Children 12 & under FREE

2014–2015 Schedule:
Date Band Caller

September 13 Julie Metcalf, Cedar Stanistreet, Jon Cannon Quena Crain
October 11 JumpStart with Catherine Miller Jeff Kaufman
November 1 The Cicadas David Kaynor
January 10 Berlin Country Orchestra Tim Van Egmond
Annual potluck at 6:30 — bring a dish to share!
February 14 Worcester Folk Orchestra Bill Fischer
Cancelled due to snow
March 14 Cardinal Direction David Kaynor
April 11 The French Connection Don Heinold
May 9 Jim Fownes, Julia Plumb & Ness Smith-Savedoff Dereck Kalish
June 13 Einstein's Little Homunculus Elwood Donnelly

The Worcester Contra Dance usually takes place on the second Saturday of every month from September through June. There are exceptions for holidays and other events, so remember to check the schedule! For the full schedule and directions in PDF format (good for printing and hanging on the refrigerator) click here.