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Goshen Community Contra Dancing





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2013 - 2014 Contra Dance Schedule

Contras, Squares, Circles, Waltzes, etc. All dances taught.
No experience or partner required. Dances led by experienced callers.
Live music provided by local and regional bands.

(schedule updated regularly)


Sept 7, 2013 Barry Dupen
(Columbia City, IN)
The Tie Hackers
(Goshen, IN)
Oct 5 Thos Lankston
(South Bend, IN)
country dance band
(South Bend, IN)
Nov 2 Julie Levy-Weston

Scarlet Runner
String Band
(Lansing, MI)
Dec 7
Silent Auction fund raiser.
Bring an item to donate.
Buy a gift and support GCCD!

Karin Neils
(Grand Rapids, MI)
Old Clay Fields
(Northern Indiana)
Jan 4, 2014 Karen Andrews
(Goshen, IN)
Band O' Goshen
(Goshen, IN)
Feb 1 - CANCELED! Mark Hillegonds
(Ann Arbor, MI)
Noisy Ploughboys
(Goshen, IN)
Mar 1 A variety (open mic)
Please contact Jennifer
by Feb. 15 to get a slot.

Celery City Sodbusters
(Kalamazoo, MI)

SPECIAL EVENT: Appleseed Allemande, all day contra dance and workshops
Saturday, March 15, North Manchester, Indiana
Click here for more information

April 5
Laurie Pietravalle
(Grand Rapids, MI)
Root Cellar
String Band
(Bowling Green, OH)
May 3 Deborah Hyland
(St. Louis, MO)
Bum Ditty
Barn Dance Band
(Lafayette, IN)

June 7
6:00 to 7:15
before the regular dance

Fun for all ages!
Admission $1
Click for flyer
followed by
contra workshop 7:30
and our regular
dance at 8:00
(additional charge)

Mark Hillegonds
(Ann Arbor, MI)
Noisy Ploughboys
(Goshen, IN)

Callers or Bands wishing to get on our schedule: please contact Jennifer Youngberg.

You Can Help Out: Download a copy of our generic flier with rip-off tabs,
print it, cut the tabs and post it. Thanks for your help!


8:00 to 11:00 pm, first Saturdays of the month.
Beginners' workshop 7:30 to 8:00 pm.

Note: This portion of Indiana participates in the Eastern Time Zone (Standard and Daylight Saving Time). If you're coming from the Central Time Zone, add one hour to your time and that's ours (7:00 p.m Central Time = 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time).


First United Methodist Church (map)
215 South 5th St.
NE corner of S. 5th & E. Jefferson in
Beautiful downtown Goshen, Indiana

Great Springy Wood Floor & Good Acoustics!

Note: Dances held at the "Downtown Campus"of FUMC. Plenty of parking just to the north of the church. South 5th Street is now two way in this section of town, so you can get to the church from E. Washington or E. Jefferson.


General Public: Non-members $8, Members $6
Students: Non-members $5, Student Members $3
Children under 12: free
Family maximum cost: $18


Layers of comfortable, lightweight clothing and shoes for active movement.


info.godancing@gmail.com or call 574-533-3836.

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