Most Wednesdays - 7:30-10:30
Beginners Lesson at 7pm - bring your friends!

!! Summer Venue !!

Our June, July, & August 2nd dances will be held at
the Unitarian Church at 121 North Pleasant Street!

Please enter through the right-side door.

Our dance returns to the Masonic Lodge
on August 23rd with Tempest!

Newcomers and beginners ALWAYS welcome!
Intro lesson at 7pm at every dance

FREE ADMISSION for new dancers who attend Intro Lesson!

Masonic Lodge 99 Main Street - Amherst, MA

(near the Black Sheep Deli and the Police Station)

Admission: $10-15, Students: $8, High School: $6

Please bring water and clean, soft-soled shoes to protect the wood floor.

This is a Fragrance-Free and Substance-Free event. Please refrain from wearing scented products. Dances are smoke, drug and alcohol free.

Dance Schedule

June 21, 2017

At the UU Church of Amherst

Music: Autumn Rose Lester and Everest Witman

Calling: Lisa Greenleaf

Autumn Rose on fiddle and Everest Witman on guitar & feet.

June 28, 2017

At the UU Church of Amherst

Music: Light Reaction

Calling: Chuck Abell

Light Reaction is Jim Fownes on piano and Kathleen Fownes on fiddle.

July 5, 2017

At the UU Church of Amherst

Music: Rebecca Bosworth-Clemens & friends

Calling: Dereck Kalish

July 12, 2017 - No Dance

July 19, 2017

At the UU Church of Amherst

Music: Mulberry Street

Calling: Alex Deis-Lauby

Mulberry Street is Perin Ellsworth-Heller on fiddle; Ben Hemmendinger on accordion; and Kristen Planeaux on piano & percussion.

July 26, 2017

At the UU Church of Amherst

Music: Andrew VanNorstrand & friends

Calling: Gaye Fifer

August 2, 2017

At the UU Church of Amherst

Music: Eileen O'Grady, Jesse Ball, & Gus Cantieni

Calling: Warren Doyle

Featuring a special Waltz workshop before the dance at 6pm!
Whet your appetite with this video of Warren walzing!

August 9, 2017 - No Dance

August 16, 2017 - No Dance

August 23, 2017

Back at the Masonic Lodge

Music: Tempest

Calling: David Kaynor

Click here to download a PDF of the current Amherst flyer

Dances organized by Amherst Area Contradances, a group of local dance enthusiasts. For information, Click HERE

This dance series is funded in part by the New Leaders, Good Leaders Fund of the Country Dance and Song Society


All Dances
No Partner
Bring Clean,
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