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 7:00 PM.
Dancing 7:30 – 10:30 PM.

General Admission $8 per person
$6 for students with ID
Family Admission $18
Children 12 & under FREE
Newcomers receive a coupon
to come back for FREE

2015–2016 Schedule

Date Band Caller

September 12 JumpStart with Catherine Miller Dave Eisenstadter
October 10 Contra Banditos Don Veino
November 14 The French Connection Tod Whittemore
January 9 Berlin Country Orchestra Tim Van Egmond
Annual potluck at 6:00 — bring a dish to share!
February 13 Worcester Folk Orchestra Bill Fischer
March 12 The Cicadas Paul Wilde
April 9 Dead Sea Squirrels Dan Pearl
May 14 Concepdance Dereck Kalish
June 11 Smoke & Mirrors Zoë Madonna

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.