Our March 2017 Fourth Friday Contra Dance at Live Oak Grange will happen on March 24th. Andy Shore will be calling, with music from Laurie Rivin (fiddle), Daniel Steinberg (flute), John Hamstra (mandolin), Paul Machlis (piano).
Please note: Traditional Dancers of Santa Cruz no longer has a membership program and is unable to provide discounts to members of other contra dance organizations.
About Our Contra Dances
Everyone is welcome! Partners and dancing experience are not necessary. Each of the dozen or so dance forms during the evening are taught and prompted (except for the waltz and hambo).
Beginner’s Workshop: dancers are encouraged to attend the beginner’s lesson at 6:40. Regular dancing begins at 7:00 (dances can get more complex as the night goes on).
Admission: Suggested admission donation is $12 regular, $8 for full-time students w/student ID card. Discounts for volunteers.
Wear: Comfortable, non-marking shoes to protect your feet and our floors – a separate pair of dance shoes works best. You’ll be more comfortable in loose-fitting light-weight clothing.
Please note that many dancers are very sensitive to fragrances and body odor and that our dances are fragrance-free events (read more).