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

All Childgrove Country Dances are on this page. Click here for just EnglishWaltzCallers ChoiceFamily Dances or Calling Parties.

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

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

Also PLEASE NOTE: You will need to purchase a $20 ticket for the New Year's Eve Dance VERY SOON.  This dance sells out!

Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 7pm Contra Dance $8

band: Hogtied
caller:  Abigail Hobart

Wednesday December 12, 2018, 7pm Calling Party / Birthday Party at Bob and Martha's house, directions here. It's the day after Martha's 75th birthday and Bob may be planning special things, ya never know...

Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 7pm Contra Dance $8

band: Stringdancer and Friends (Martha Edwards, Pam Carson Stoll, David Kirchner, with Fred Stoll and Bill Boyer)
caller: Bob Green

Sunday, December 16, 2018  Family Dance CANCELLED!
So sorry!  Attendance has been too low for us to continue to hold the Family Dance. If any of you would like to help re-instate it, let us know!

Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 7-9pm Waltz Party (Vintage Couples Dances) $10 (ask about discounts)

band: Stringdancer and Friends
workshop leader: Bob Green will teach American Tango

Friday December 21 2018 7pm YULETIDE BALL  $15 (ask about discounts)

band:  Ragged Robin (Martha Edwards, Billy Boyer and Friends)
caller: Jill Horn, Bob Green, Peter Wollenberg, Karen Jackson

Sunday, December 23, 2018 at 7pm Contra Dance $8

band: Roger Wilco (Roger Netherton and Billy Boyer)
caller: Jim Hemphill

Sunday, December 30, 2018NO Contra Dance tonight!
We'll see you tomorrow night (Monday, New Year's Eve) - if, of course, you have already bought a ticket! (It sells out.)

Monday, December 31, 2018 NEW YEAR'S EVE DANCE

band: Martha Edwards and Surprise Guests
caller: Wonderful local callers

Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 7pm Callers Choice Dance $8

band: The Free Radicals (Roger Netherton-fiddle, Blake Korte-mountain dulcimer/guitar, Lukas Simpson-mandolin/banjo/guitar)
callers: wonderful local callers

Sunday, January 6, 2019 at 7pm Contra Dance $8

band: Mound City Slickers
caller: Kathy Coffman

Monday January 7, 2019 7pm  Learn to Dance English (aka Plain and Fancy Dance) $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.

Friday, January 11, 2019 at 7pm Extra Contra Dance $8

band: Uncle Farmer (Ben Schreiber)
caller: Woody Lane

Sunday, January 13, 2019 at 7pm Contra Dance $8

band: Ellen Gomez
caller: Sarah Kaiser

 Friday January 18, 2019 7pm English Country Dance  $10 (ask about discounts)

band:  Cloud Nine (Tim Lilly on harp and guitar, Martha Edwards on Violin, plus guests)
caller: TBA

Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 7pm Contra Dance $8

band: Dugout Canoe (Geoff Seitz)
caller: Mac Mckeever

Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 7-9pm Waltz Party (Vintage Couples Dances) $10 (ask about discounts)

band: Halcyon Light Orchestra
workshop leader: Bob Green or Lauren Peckman

Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 7pm Contra Dance $8

band: MO Possum Tamers (Dedo Norris)
caller: Deborah Hyland

Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 7pm Callers Choice Dance $8

band: The Mound City Slickers
callers: wonderful local callers

Sunday, February 3, 2019 at 7pm - Contra Dance $8

band: Trad to the Bone (Irish)
caller: John Coffman

Monday February 4, 2019 7pm  Learn to Dance English (aka Plain and Fancy Dance) $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.

Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 7pm - Contra Dance $8

band: Martha and the Troublemakers
caller: Bob Green

Friday February 15, 2019 7pm English Country Dance  $10 (ask about discounts)

band:  TBA
caller: TBA

Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 7pm - Contra Dance $8

band: Meadowhawk - from Urbana, IL (Claire Johnson - fiddle, Amanda Ramey - fiddle, Matt Turino - guitar and feet)
caller: Lauren Peckman

Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 7-9pm Waltz Party (Vintage Couples Dances) $10 (ask about discounts)

band: Halcyon Light Orchestra
workshop leader: Bob Green or Lauren Peckman

Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 7pm - Contra Dance $8

band: Boney Goat String Band
caller: Ted Steele

Past dances of 2018