St. Louis Dance Schedule - Contra, English, Waltz and More

Click on one of the following links if you want to see just EnglishWaltz, or Callers Choice
And, for other non-Childgrove, traditional dance events near here, see the Regional Dances page.

* Note: Events on this page marked with an asterisk are non-Childgrove events generously hosted by other local organizations or members of the local dance community.

LOCATION: Unless otherwise indicated, all of our dances are at The Monday Club at 37 S. Maple Street, Webster Groves, MO.

We dance contra every Sunday except one. One of our contra dances is on the third Saturday, and the Waltz Party is the next day.

About once a month we have a three-dance weekend. Look for it!

See the Get the Google Calendar of Childgrove Eventsversion of this schedule. Click on events to see details!

Upcoming Dances

Note: admission for contra dances is $8, with a half-off discount for students ($4). Kids under 10 get in free

Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 7pm - Contra Dance $8 (free beginner workshop at 6:30pm)

band: Dugout Canoe
caller: Ted Steele

Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 7pm - Waltz Party $10
      FREE workshop "How to teach anyone to Waltz in 30 seconds" from 6-6:50pm

band: Halcyon Light Orchestra (tonight: Billy Boyer, Matt McKeever, Martha Edwards)
workshop leader: Martha Edwards

Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 7pm - Contra Dance $8 (free beginner workshop at 6:30pm)

band: 32 Bartenders
caller: Jim Thaxter

* Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 7pm House Party at Sarah Kaiser's house
         at 6412 Ashbury, Affton, MO 63123: 7pm all are welcome.

Saturday, February 1, 2020 7pm Open Calling Contra Dance (aka Callers Choice Dance) $8

band: Mound City Slickers

Sunday, February 2, 2020 at 7pm - Contra Dance $8 (free beginner workshop at 6:30pm)

band: MO Possum Tamers
caller: Deborah Hyland

Monday, February 3, 2020 7pm Learn to Dance English (aka Plain and Fancy Dance) $5

Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 7pm - Contra Dance $8 (free beginner workshop at 6:30pm)

band:  The Root Diggers
caller: John Coffman

*Wednesday, February 12, 2020 7pm House Party at Bob and Martha's House

Here we learn to call, or vet new dances, or suggest answers to the questions you may have - newcomers are especially welcome.  Directions here.

Saturday February 15, 2020 at 7pm - Contra Dance $8 (free beginner workshop at 6:30pm)

band:  Chirps Smith, Fred Campo, Steve Rosen, Dave Landreth
caller: Mac Mckeever

Sunday, February 16, 2020 at 7pm - Waltz Party $10
      FREE workshop from 6-6:50pm

band: Halcyon Light Orchestra
workshop leader: Bob Green

Friday, February 21, 2020 7pm English Country Dance $10

Sunday, February 23, 2020 at 7pm - Contra Dance $8 (free beginner workshop at 6:30pm)

band:  The Short List
caller: Ted Steele

* Wednesday, February 26, 2020 7pm House Party at Sarah Kaiser's House
        at 6412 Ashbury, Affton, MO 63123: 7pm all are welcome.

Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 7pm - Contra Dance $8 (free beginner workshop at 6:30pm)

band:  Hot Coffee Breakdown
caller: Karen Jackson

Monday, March 2, 2020 7pm Learn to Dance English (aka Plain and Fancy Dance) $5

* Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 7pm House Party (aka Calling Party) at Bob and Martha's house

Here we learn to call, or vet new dances, or suggest answers to the questions you may have - newcomers are especially welcome.  Directions here. NOTE: one of our dancers turns 70 that night. Who could it be?

Saturday, March 7, 2020 7pm Open Calling Contra Dance (aka Callers Choice Dance) $8

band: Martha and the Troublemakers

Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 7pm - Contra Dance $8 (free beginner workshop at 6:30pm)

band:  Road Kill Ramblers
caller: Mac Mckeever

Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 7pm - Contra Dance $8 (free beginner workshop at 6:30pm)

band:  Sadie Hawkins Day
caller:  Kathy Coffman

Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 7pm - Contra Dance $8 (free beginner workshop at 6:30pm)

band:  Lynn Frederick, Fred Campo, Dave Landreth, Steve Rosen
caller: Wade Pearson

Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 7pm - Waltz Party $10
      FREE workshop from 6-6:50pm

band: Halcyon Light Orchestra
workshop leader: Bob Green

* Wednesday, March 25, 2020 7pm House Party at Sarah Kaiser's House
        at 6412 Ashbury, Affton, MO 63123: 7pm all are welcome.

Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 7pm - Contra Dance $8 (free beginner workshop at 6:30pm)

band:  Roger Netherton
caller: Ted Steele

Past dances of 2020

*Events marked with an asterisk are non-Childgrove events generously hosted by other local organizations or members of the local dance community.