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Next Dance August 3, 2019

The Historic Jonesborough Dance Society will hold a contra dance on Saturday August 3, 2019 at Serenity Knoll Farm, 542 Bacon Branch Road.

The guest band is Riverdale from Knoxville.
The guest caller is Nick Boulet from Greensboro

Beginners lesson at 7:00pm
Dance 7:30-10:30pm

Waltz and Klondike Bar break at 9:00pm

Admission $7, $5 for students and children.

Posted by: David Wiley on July 27, 2019

Next Dances: July 18 & 20

July 18th
Boom Chuck with Beth Molaro $7

July 20th
Joyful Noise with Rebecca Vickers

Posted by: David Wiley on July 15, 2019

Next Dance July 6, 2019

The Historic Jonesborough Dance Society will hold another in a series of Summer contra dances on July 6 ,2019 at Serenity Knoll Farm, 542 Bacon Branch Road, Jonesborough, TN 37659

The festivities start at 6pm. We will have HOT DOGS, Watermelon, Root Beer Floats, games prior to the dance.

There will be a lesson for beginners at 7:00pm followed by a dance from 7:30-10:30pm with waltz break at 9:00pm.

There will be a post-dance movie on the big screen in the pavilion.

Guest band is Old Time-Good Time (Deb Shebish & Owen Grooms)

Guest caller is Clinton Ross

Admission $7, $5 for students and children.

Posted by: David Wiley on June 30, 2019

Next Dance: June 1, 2019

The Historic Jonesborough Dance Society presents a summertime contra dance on Saturday June 1, 2019 at Serenity Knoll Farm, 542 Bacon Branch Road, Jonesborough, TN 37659

Performing for the dance are Gold N Light, Laura Light on fiddle and Roger Gold on Guitar.

Calling the dance will be Diane Silver from Ashevillle.

Beginners lesson at 7:00pm
Dance 7:30-10:30pm

Admission $7, $5 for students and children.

Posted by: David Wiley on May 28, 2019

Contrathon XXV

Contrathon XXV Schedule:
Friday May 24, 2019
04:00pm-06:00pm Contra Dance w/Tempest
06:00pm-Pizza and Potluck Dinner
07:30pm-10:30pm Contra Dance w/Tempest
11:00-01:00am Blues/Fusion with music by Grant Yost

Saturday May 25, 2019
10:00am-12:30pm Contra w/Tempest
01:00pm-03:00pm Waltz Workshop with Scott Baxla
03:00pm-05:00pm Waltz with Mean Lids (George Rettie Memorial Dance)
07:30pm-10:30pm Contra w/Mean Lids
11:00pm-01:00am Club Contra (techno) with DJ Luminous

Sunday May 26, 2019
08:00am-10:30am Waffle Brunch Gone Wild
09:30am-10:30am Yoga with Kim Blaine
11:00am-01:30pm Contra w/Tempest
01:30pm-02:00pm Break
02:00pm-04:30pm Contra w/Mean Lids
04:30pm-06:00pm Dinner Break and Swing Dance with Music by Grant Yost
06:00pm-08:15pm Contra w/Tempest
08:30pm-11:00pm Contra w/Mean Lids

Posted by: David Wiley on May 22, 2019

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