BRYAN/COLLEGE STATION (TEXAS) CONTRA DANCE
NOTE: A monthly dance is starting in Huntsville on fourth Saturdays.
See our schedule page for more information.
Our NEXT DANCE will be on
Callers: Lorraine Puckhaber, Rosie and Stan Swanson
Band: Jalapeno Honey
Join us for a fun evening!
Come promptly to get beginner's instruction in the first hour.
Dress casually with comfortable shoes.
Suggested donation $5 per adult, (students $3, and we have a family discount).
FREE for first-time dancers, so bring your friends!
Normal schedule is first Saturdays, 7 to 10 pm,
may be irregular in the Fall when we have to dodge A&M football games.
Detailed Schedule for Local Dances and Special Events in Texas
(*) If the "NEXT" dance date is past, check this schedule for information.
- Contra dance is suitable for pre-teens to seniors, ages 10 to 70+
- You do not have to bring a partner
— singles, couples, and families can participate.
- It is aerobic exercise to music,
in a smoke and alcohol free setting.
- All dances are taught.
A caller directs the dances, accompanied by live music.
- If you can walk and follow directions, you can contra dance.
- Contra dance comes from the same English country dance
tradition as modern
square dancing and shares many of the same basic dance patterns.
Resident caller (when we can't get outstanding visiting talent):
--- Lorraine Puckhaber from Bryan, assisted by Rosie and Stan Swanson
More info: call 979-846-4504, or e-mail stan DOT 2 DOT swanson AT tamu DOT edu
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