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Dance Schedule Archives - 2016

 Saturday, January 2, 2016 8pm  Callers Choice Dance $7

band: Ragged Robin
callers: 
Multiple

Please note: We are suspending the Family Dance for a while, due to reduced attendance. In the meantime, if you would like to organize one for your children's or grandchildren's school or church group, please email Mac McKeever, who can help arrange a caller and band for you!

Sunday, January 3, 2016 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Sadie Hawkins Day String Band
caller: Jim Hemphill

Monday, January 4, 2016 7pm English Plain and Fancy Dance $5

music: recorded
caller: multiple

Note: the dance from 7-8:30 features easier, community-style dances. If you are new to English, or new to dancing, this is for you! Experienced dancers are encouraged to come to help the newer dancers, then stay for some more complex dances after 8:30pm.

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday, January 10, 2016 7pm (Workshop in the Basics at 6:30pm) Contra Dance $7

band: The Ripples, from Cincinnati, OH and Louisville, KY with guest Martha Edwards
caller: Bob Green and guest Allison Jonjak

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Friday January 15, 2016 7:30pm (Workshop in the Basics at 7pm) English Country Dance $7

band:  Tu'Penny Players
caller: MR2 (Missy Reisenleiter and Mark Rice)

Saturday January 16, 2016 8pm (Workshop in the Basics at 7:30pm) Contra Dance $7

band: Snorty Horse
caller: Mac McKeever

Sunday, January 17, 2016 7pm Waltz Party (Free lesson in the Basics 6-6:50pm) $10

band: Halcyon Light Orchestra with special guest Dianna Davis (member of the Coffee Zombies) from Indianapolis
workshop: Allison Jonjak and Paul Sheldon

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday January 24, 2016 7pm (Workshop in the Basics at 6:30pm) Contra Dance $7

band: Earthquakes
caller: John Coffman

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday January 31, 2016 7pm (Workshop in the Basics at 6:30pm) Contra Dance $7

band: Audrey Knuth and Larry Unger from Massachusetts
caller: Dale Wilson

Monday, February 1, 2016 7pm English Plain and Fancy Dance $5

music: recorded
caller: multiple

Note: the dance from 7-8:30 features easier, community-style dances. If you are new to English, or new to dancing, this is for you! Experienced dancers are encouraged to come to help the newer dancers, then stay for some more complex dances after 8:30pm.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Saturday, February 6, 2016 8pm (Workshop in the Basics at 7:30pm)  Callers Choice Dance $7

band: Ragged Robin
callers: 
Multiple

Please note: We are suspending the Family Dance for a while, due to reduced attendance. In the meantime, if you would like to organize one for your children's or grandchildren's school or church group, please email Mac McKeever, who can help arrange a caller and band for you!

Sunday February 7, 2016 7pm (Workshop in the Basics at 6:30pm) Contra Dance $7

band: Barbara Weathers
caller: Wade Pearson

 Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday February 14, 2016 7pm (Workshop in the Basics at 6:30pm) Contra Dance $7

band: Hogtied
caller: Deborah Hyland

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

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"Would you like polka dots, sir?"

Friday February 19, 2016 7:30pm PRESIDENTS' BALL (aka Presidents Having a Ball) English Country Dance $10

band:  Tu'Penny Players
callers: Peter Wollenberg, Missy Reisenleiter

In this season of silly Presidential campaigns, we've decided to have a little fun ourselves.

Saturday February 20, 2016 8pm (Workshop in the Basics at 7:30pm) Contra Dance $7

band: Dave Landreth, Fred Campeau, Steve Rosen
caller: Ted Steele

Sunday, February 21,  2016 7pm Waltz Party (Free lesson in the Basics 6-6:50pm) $10

band: Halcyon Light Orchestra
workshop: Martha Edwards and Paul Sheldon

Wednesday, February 23, 2016 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday February 28, 2016 7pm (Workshop in the Basics at 6:30pm) Contra Dance $7

band: Turnip the Beet
caller: Wade Pearson, Mac McKeever and Dale Wilson

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Saturday, March 5, 2016 8pm (Workshop in the Basics at 7:30pm)  Callers Choice Dance $7

band: Three Crooked Men
callers: 
Multiple

Sunday, March 6, 2016 7pm (Workshop in the Basics at 6:30pm)Contra Dance $7

band: Music Folk Jam Band
caller: Kathy Coffman

Monday, March 7, 2016 7pm Plain and Fancy Dance

music: recorded
caller: multiple

Note: the dance from 7-8:30 features easier, community-style dances. If you are new to English, or new to dancing, this is for you! Experienced dancers are encouraged to come to help the newer dancers, then stay for some more complex dances after 8:30pm.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday, March 13, 20167pm (Workshop in the Basics at 6:30pm)Contra Dance $7

band: Roadkill Ramblers
caller: Ted Steele

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Friday, March 18, 2016 7:30m English Country Dance

band: Tu'Penny Players
caller: Bob Green

Saturday, March 19, 2016 8pm (Workshop in the Basics at 7:30pm) Contra Dance $7

band: The Cantrells
caller: Mac McKeever

Sunday, March 20, 2016 7pm (Workshop 6-7pm) Waltz Party $10

band: The Halcyon Light Orchestra

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday, March 27, 2016 7pm(Workshop in the Basics at 6:30pm) Contra Dance $7

band: Roger Netherton with Rich Hibbs and Keith Dudding
caller: Jim Hemphill

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 7pm Calling Party at at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday, April 10, 2016 7pm (Workshop in the Basics at 6:30pm) Contra Dance $7

band: Charlie Walden
caller: Ted Steele

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 7pm Calling Party at at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Friday, April 15, 2016 English Country Dance - MOVED to Friday April 22, 2016 (see below)

Saturday, April 16, 2016 8pm (Workshop in the Basics at 7:30pm)  Contra Dance $7

band: Tim Foss, Andy Gribble, Dave Landreth
caller: Wade Pearson

Sunday, April 17, 2016 7pm (Workshop 6-7pm) Waltz Party $10

band: Halcyon Light Orchestra
workshop: Bob Green

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 7pm Calling Party at at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Friday, April 22, 2016 7:30pm English Country Dance $7

band: Tu'Penny Players
caller: Missy Reisenleiter

Sunday, April 24, 2016 7pm (Workshop in the Basics at 6:30pm) Contra Dance $7

band: Dedo & The Jay Birds
caller: Deborah Hyland

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 7pm Calling Party at at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday May 1, 2016  7pm (Workshop in the Basics at 6:30pm) Contra Dance $7

band: Folk School Wall of Sound
caller: Karen Jackson

Monday, May 2, 2016 7pm Plain and Fancy Dance

music: recorded
caller: multiple

Note: the dance from 7-8:30 features easier, community-style dances. If you are new to English, or new to dancing, this is for you! Experienced dancers are encouraged to come to help the newer dancers, then stay for some more complex dances after 8:30pm.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 7pm Calling Party at at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Saturday, May 7, 2016 8pm (Workshop in the Basics at 7:30pm)  Callers Choice Dance $7

band: The Short List: Roger Netherton, Lindell Blackford, Rich Hibbs and Roy Farwell
caller: Multiple

Sunday, May 8, 2016 7pm (Workshop in the Basics at 6:30pm) Contra Dance $7

band: Boney Goats
caller: John Coffman

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 7pm NO Calling Party at Bob and Martha's!! It rarely happens, but more seldom than a Bue Moon, a Calling Party at Bob and Martha's gets cancelled. This time it's for a really good reason - Bob and the Ladies at Play (plus Martha) are going on a 10-day, 10-dance tour! 

Sunday May 15, 2016 7pm (Workshop in the Basics at 6:30pm) Contra Dance $7

band: Ladies At Play
caller: Bob Green

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Friday, May 20, 2016 7:30pm English Country Dance $7

band: Tu'Penny Players
caller: Mark Rice

Saturday May 21, 2016 8pm (Workshop in the Basics at 7:30pm)  Contra Dance $7

band: Campeau Creek Boys
caller: Lisa Harris

Sunday, May 22, 2016 7pm (Workshop 6-7pm) Waltz Party $10

band: Halcyon Light Orchestra
workshop: Bob Green

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 7pm Calling Party at at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Friday - Monday May 27 - 30, 2016 - Meet Me in St Louis Dance Weekend

Join us in a beautiful park setting for great music, calling and dancing.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Saturday, June 4, 2016 8pm (Workshop in the Basics at 7:30pm)  Callers Choice Dance $7

band: Ragged Robin (Bill Boyer, Martha Edwards)
caller: Multiple

Sunday June 5, 2016 7pm (Workshop in the Basics at 6:30pm) Contra Dance $7

band: Marc Rennard
caller: Jim Hemphill

Monday, June 6, 2016 Plain and Fancy Dance CANCELLED on account of floor refinishing.

The Monday Club is having its floor refinished on Monday, June 6, 2016, so we figure it would be best not to do our finest English Country Dancing on the floor until it dries a bit. Next month we'll be back on the Monday AFTER the fourth of July, on July 11, 2016, a week later than usual.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 7pm Calling Party at at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday June 12, 2016 7pm (Workshop in the Basics at 6:30pm) Contra Dance $7

band: Root Diggers
caller: Dale Wilson

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 7pm Calling Party at at Bob and Martha's Read more...

MSNB 2016 Friday, June 17, 2016 7:30pm Midsummer Night Ball $10

English dress-up ball: Come as your favorite Shakespeare character!

band: Tu'Penny Players
caller: Andrea Nettleton from Atlanta, GA

Saturday June 18, 2016 8pm (Workshop in the Basics at 7:30pm)  Contra Dance $7

band: Hoosier Crackerjacks
caller: Tamara Lowenthal

Sunday, June 19, 2016 7pm Waltz Party (Lesson in dancing Zwiefacher 6-6:50pm) $10

band: Halcyon Light Orchestra
workshop: Andrea Nettleton from Atlanta GA

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 7pm Calling Party at at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday June 26, 2016 7pm (Workshop in the Basics at 6:30pm) Contra Dance $7

band: Mound City Slickers
caller: Gail Hintze

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Saturday, July 2, 2016 8pm (Workshop in the Basics at 7:30pm)  Callers Choice Dance $7

band: Ragged Robin (Bill Boyer and Martha Edwards)
caller: Multiple

Sunday July 3, 2016 7pm (Workshop in the Basics at 6:30pm) Contra Dance $7

band: Roger Netherton
caller: Mac McKeever

Monday July 4, 2016 - Plain and Fancy Dance moved to Monday, July 11, 2016 - See below!

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday July 10, 2016 7pm (Workshop in the Basics at 6:30pm) Contra Dance $7

band: Sadie Hawkins Day
caller: Bob Green

Monday, July 11, 2016 7pm Plain and Fancy Dance (NOTEThis is a week later than usual!)

music: recorded
caller: multiple

Note: the dance from 7-8:30 features easier, community-style dances. If you are new to English, or new to dancing, this is for you! Experienced dancers are encouraged to come to help the newer dancers, then stay for some more complex dances after 8:30pm.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at 7pm Calling Party at at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Friday, July 15, 2016 7:30pm English Country Dance $7

band: Tu'Penny Players
caller: Special Callers

Saturday July 16, 2016 8pm (Workshop in the Basics at 7:30pm)  Celebration of Sean and Hanna's Wedding - Contra Dance 

band: Ragged Robin (Martha Edwards, Bill Boyer)
caller:  Mac McKeever, Bob Green, Dale Wilson, Wade Pearson

Sunday, July 17, 2016 7pm (Workshop 6-7pm) Waltz Party $10

band: Halcyon Light Orchestra
workshop: Bob Green

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 7pm Calling Party at at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday July 24, 2016 7pm (Workshop in the Basics at 6:30pm) Contra Dance $7

band: Ellen Gomez & Doss Branch
caller: Valerie Young

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 7pm Calling Party at at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday July 31, 2016 7pm (Workshop in the Basics at 6:30pm) Contra Dance $7

band: Pete Howard, Barbara Weathers, Jim Ruth
caller: Kathy Coffman

Monday, August 1, 2016 7pm Plain and Fancy Dance

music: recorded
caller: multiple

Note: the dance from 7-8:30 features easier, community-style dances. If you are new to English, or new to dancing, this is for you! Experienced dancers are encouraged to come to help the newer dancers, then stay for some more complex dances after 8:30pm.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Saturday, August 6, 2016 8pm (Workshop in the Basics at 7:30pm)  Callers Choice Dance $7

band: Ragged Robin
caller: Multiple

Sunday, Aug 7, 2016 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Dave Landreth, Marc Rennard, Barb Weathers
caller: Karen Jackson

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday, August 14, 2016 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: 3 Crooked Men
caller: Mac McKeever

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Friday August 19, 2016 7:30pm (Workshop in the Basics at 7pm) English Country Dance $7

band:  Tu'Penny Players
caller: Jonathan Sivier from Champaign-Urbana, IL

Saturday, August 20, 2016 8pm Contra Dance $7

band: Dugout Canoe
caller: Wade Pearson

Sunday, August 21, 2016 7pm Waltz Party (Free lesson in the Basics 6-6:50pm) $10

band: Halcyon Light Orchestra
workshop: Bob Green

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday, August 28, 2016 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Hogtied
caller: Deborah Hyland

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Caller Sharon GreenFriday-Saturday-Sunday September 2-4, 2016 HIGH TEA ENGLISH COUNTRY DANCE WEEKEND register here

band:  Ladies at Play with Martha Edwards
caller: Sharon Green from San Francisco

Friday night at 8pm English Country Dance
Saturday Morning at 10am Workshop - Legacy of Fried de Metz Herman
Saturday Afternoon
at 2pm Workshop - Dances from the Greenery
Saturday night
at 8pm English Dress Ball
Sunday Morning
at 11am Potluck Brunch 
Sunday Afternoon at 2:30pm Calling Party/Workshop
Sunday Evening
at 7pm Contra Dance (see directly below)

Saturday, September 3, 2016 7pm NO CALLERS CHOICE DANCE - come to the High Tea Weekend instead!

Sunday, September 4, 2016 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Ladies at Play with Martha Edwards
caller: Bob Green

Monday, September 5, 2016 NO PLAIN AND FANCY DANCE - Enjoy Labor Day!  Have a picnic! We'll see you next month.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday, September 11, 2016 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Dan Levinson, Colin Blair, Andrew Bond
caller: Jim Hemphill

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more... 

Friday September 16, 2016 7:30pm (Workshop in the Basics at 7pm) English Country Dance $7

band:  Tu'Penny Players
caller: Bob Green

Saturday, September 17, 2016 8pm Contra Dance $7

band: Cosmic Otters
caller: Dale Wilson

Sunday, September 18, 2016 7pm Waltz Party(Free lesson in the Basics 6-6:50pm) $10

band: Halcyon Light Orchestra
workshop: Bob Green

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday, September 25, 2016 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Barbara Weathers, Tom Hall, Marc Rennard
caller: Mac McKeever

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Saturday, October 1, 2016 7pm (Workshop in the Basics at 6:30pm)  Callers Choice Dance $7

band: Ragged Robin (Bill Boyer and Martha Edwards)
caller: Multiple

Sunday, October 2, 2016 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Mound City Slickers
caller: John Coffman

Monday, October 3, 2016 7pm Learn to Dance English $5

music: recorded
caller: multiple

If you are new to English, or new to dancing, this is for you! Experienced dancers are encouraged to come to help the newer dancers - we'll do some more complex dances later in the evening.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016  7pm NO Calling Party at Bob and Martha's. IT'S CANCELLED this week only - See you next week!  Read more...

Sunday, October 9, 2016 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Root Diggers
caller: Karen Jackson

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Saturday, October 15, 2016 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Euphoria
caller: Wade Pearson

Sunday, October 16, 2016 7pm Waltz Party(Free lesson in the Basics 6-6:50pm) $10

band: Halcyon Light Orchestra 
workshop: Bob Green

Wednesday, October 19, 2016  7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Friday, October 21, 2016 7:30pm (Workshop in the Basics at 7pm) English Country Dance $7

band:  Tu'Penny Players
caller: Missy Reisenleiter

Sunday, October 23, 2016 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Roger Netherton
caller: Ted Steele

Wednesday, October 26, 2016  7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday, October 30, 2016 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Missouri Possum Tamers
caller: Deborah Hyland

Wednesday, November 2, 2016  7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Saturday, November 5, 2016 7pm (Workshop in the Basics at 6:30pm)  Callers Choice Dance $7

band: Bill Boyer and Roger Netherton
caller: Multiple

Sunday, November 6, 2016 7pm Contra Dance $7

band:  McKenzies from Virginia
caller: Kathy Coffman

Monday, November 7, 2016 7pm Learn to dance English at the Plain and Fancy Dance $5

Note: the dance from 7-8:30 features easier, community-style dances. If you are new to English, or new to dancing, this is for you! Experienced dancers are encouraged to come to help the newer dancers, - we'll do some more complex dances later in the evening.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more... 

Sunday, November 13, 2016 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Lindell Blackford & Bill Stewart
caller: Ted Steele

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Friday November 18, 2016 7pm (Workshop in the Basics at 7pm) English Country Dance Cancelled!  (Moved to Monday November 21, 2016)

band:  Tu'Penny Players
caller: Mark Rice

Saturday, November 19, 2016 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Snorty Horse
caller: Mac McKeever

Sunday, November 20, 2016 7pm Waltz Party (Free lesson in the Basics 6-6:50pm) $10

band: Halcyon Light Orchestra
workshop: Bob Green

Monday November 21, 2016 7pm (Easier dances at 7pm) English Country Dance $7
Note the change from Friday to Monday this month!

band:  Tu'Penny Players
caller: Mark Rice

Wednesday, November 23, 2016 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday, November 27, 2016 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Hoosier Uprights
caller:
Fred Park

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Saturday, December 3, 2016 7pm Callers Choice Dance

band: Martha Edwards and Inés de Erausquin
caller: Multiple

Sunday, December 4, 2016 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Sadie Hawkins Day
caller: Bob Green

Monday, December 5, 2016 7pm Learn to dance English at the Plain and Fancy Dance

music: recorded
caller: multiple

Note: the dance from 7-8:15 features easier, community-style dances. If you are new to English, or new to dancing, this is for you! Experienced dancers are encouraged to come to help the newer dancers - we'll do some more complex dances later in the evening.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday, December 11, 2016 7pm Contra Dance, Sarah Kaiser, caller

band: 3 Crooked Men
caller: Sarah Kaiser

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 7pm Calling Party

George, Ben, Martha, John

Friday, December 16, 2016 7pm YULETIDE BALL (English Country Dance) $10

band: George Paul, Ben Schreiber and Martha Edwards
caller: John Ramsay

Saturday, December 17, 2016 7pm (Basics Workshop 6:30pm) Contra Dance $7

band: George Paul, Ben Schreiber and Martha Edwards
caller: Jim Hemphill

Sunday, December 18, 2016 7pm (Workshop 6-7pm) Waltz Party $10

band: George Paul, Ben Schreiber and Martha Edwards
workshop leader: Bob Green

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 7pm Calling Party

Sunday, December 25, 2016 NO Contra Dance Enjoy a Family Day!

Wednesday, December 28, 2016 7pm Calling Party

NYE 2016 band

Saturday, December 31, 2016 8pm New Year's Eve Dance

band: Like your Coffee made with Chicory?  Then you'll love this year's New Year's Eve Band - Tom Cunningham of the Coffee Zombies from Louisville, KY, will be joined by members of the band Chicory - Martha Edwards and Bill Boyer (aka Ragged Robin).   Tasty!
callers:  Mac McKeever, Dale Wilson, Larry Boyer, Keith Tuxhorn, Joe Surdyk, Bob Green, Ted Steele, Jim Hemphill,  Lauren Peckman

Sunday, January 1, 2017 from 11:00a to 2:00p
Annual Potluck Brunch at Richard and Shirley's

Sunday January 1, 2017 NO Contra Dance in the evening