Dec 16: Frances And Friends & Kristin Farrier

Frances And Friends & Kristin Farrier

Come contra dance on Saturday, December 16th at the Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2nd Ave, Gainesville, Florida.

Calling for Frances And Friends is Kristin Farrier. Kristin Farrier lives summers in Canada and winters in Florida. In Canada, she teaches dance and yoga. Kristin calls Old Tyme dancing in her local community with the musical group Contraband. Here in Florida, Kristin calls both Contra and Old Tyme Square Dance.

BAND: *Frances And Friends*
• Frances Pisacane on fiddle
• Sarah Mitchell on flute, feet, whistle, drum
• Bill Dudley on guitar

Dec 3: Yazoo Kickstarts & Susie Rudder

Yazoo Kickstarts & Susie Rudder

Bump up your waltz a notch at the Cajun Waltz Workshop on Sunday December 3, 2017 from 2:30-3:30 at the Boltin Center. Lead by Marietta and Dave Massey with waltz music performed by other Yazoo Kickstarts, forerunners of our Gainesville old time dance community.

$15 for Waltz Workshop plus Contra dance. $10 for workshop only. No partner necessary. Hall opens at 1:30.

Susie Rudder will be calling the contra dances this Sunday to the live music of the Yazoo Kickstarts.

Nov 18: The Stepping Stones & JoLaine Jones-Pokorney

Stepping Stones

JoLaine Jones-Pokorney from Gainesville will be calling contra dances to the live music of Stepping Stones from south Florida on Saturday.

Stepping Stones are:
• Robin Osgood - fiddle
• Norman Rodham - guitar
• Nancy Shinn - flute, piccolo

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Date: Saturday, November 18, 2017

Location:
Thelma A. Boltin Center
516 NE 2nd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601

Schedule:
05:30pm --- Boltin opens

Nov 5: John Rogers & The MacRowdies

John Rogers & The MacRowdies

John Rogers will be calling the contra dances to the music of North Carolina-based The MacRowdies on Sunday.

The MacRowdies are:
• Mara Shea on fiddle
• Pete Campbell on keyboard

Oct 29: All Hallows' Eve advanced contra

Terra Ceia Twisters & Alice Raibourn

Seize a chance to be 'ghoul-oriented'. Dress like your favorite avatar, hero, villain or come as usual to the dance Sunday October 29 at the Boltin Center from 4-7pm. Expect to have extra spooky fun dancing!

Alice Raibourn will be calling advanced contra dances to the live music of Terra Ceia Twisters.

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