Thanks for coming!

Thanks to everyone for coming out to our Spring Fever Dance last night!  It was a rip-roaring delight!

Thank you to Fern Bradley for calling and to Eli Hetko, Alex Kramer, and Erin Lobb from the 5 Mile String Band for playing the night away!

Remember, our next dance is on Saturday, June 28th

1st Annual Spring Fever Dance

On Saturday, March 22nd, 2014
the Sheffield Contra Dancers and Dewey Memorial Hall proudly present

The 1st Annual Spring Fever Dance

with Fern Bradley
and the 5 Mile String Band

5:30-6:30  Community sing-along
6:30-7:30  Potluck supper: bring a dish to share & please bring your own plate and utensils.
7:30-8:00  Family dance: dances geared toward children and beginners.
8:00-11:00 Contra dances
$10 adults
$8 students
and no more than $25 for families with children under 12
No experience necessary.  Fun for all ages.
The 5 Mile String Band: Eli Hetko, Alex Kramer, Erin Lobb photo: Victor Kashirin

The 5 Mile String Band: Eli Hetko, Alex Kramer, Erin Lobb
photo: Victor Kashirin

Winter Solstice Dance

On Saturday, December 28th, 2013 the Sheffield Contra Dancers and Dewey Hall present:stock-footage-bunch-of-santa-claus-dancing-against-white-christmas-holiday-background-alpha-matte

A stupendous solstice dance at Dewey Hall
featuring:

Kathryn Wedderburn and the Mystery Band
playing ROCK ‘N ROLL contras

5:30-6:30  Community sing along
6:30-7:30  Potluck supper: bring a dish to share & please bring your own plate and utensils.
7:30-8:00  Family dance: dances geared toward children and beginners.
8:00-11:00 Traditional and Rock ‘n Roll contra dances
$10 adults
$8 students
and no more than $25 for families with children under 12
No experience necessary.  Fun for all ages.

A Marvelous Moondance

On Saturday, October 26th,
the Sheffield Contra Dancers and Dewey Hall present

A MARVELOUS MOONDANCE with the Russet Trio
and caller Eric Hollman

5:30-6:30  Community sing along: Led by musical cousins Ruth Kress & Isaac Shipman.
6:30-7:30  Potluck supper: bring a dish to share & please bring your own plate and utensils.
7:30-8:00  Family dance: dances geared toward children and beginners.
8:00-11:00 Contra dancing!
$10 adults
$8 students
and no more than $25 for families with children under 12
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Midsummer Night’s Dance: June 22nd, 2013

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Our next dance will be called by David Kaynor, with Quebecois tunes played by NY State-based contra dance band Set Americain.

Come early and learn to sing sea chanteys from Deirdre Murtha of the Johnson Girls.

4:30-6:00 Community Singing: Sea Chanteys led by Deirdre Murtha. All ages welcome.

6:00-7:00 Potluck supper: bring a dish to share! Please bring your own plate and utensils.

7:00-8:00 Family Dancing: Beginner contra, circle dances, and more! Great for all ages.

8:00-11:00 Contra Dancing: called by David Kaynor with music from Set Americain.

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Be there or be Bottom!

Midsummer’s Dance June 22nd

Be sure to save the fourth Saturday evening in June, June 22nd, for some great contra dancing in Sheffield, Massachusetts!

We’ll be hosting the second dance in our new Sheffield series just in time for the summer solstice and we’re going to make a full evening of it, just as we did in March.

A community sing along will be followed by a potluck and then….contra dancing!

4:30-6:00 Community singing–we may have a sea shanty expert join us!

6:00-7:00 potluck dinner–bring a dish to share and bring your own plate and utensils, please.

7:00-11:00 dancing–check back here soon to find out who will be calling and who the band will be.

We expect to see you there!