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Next Event: Jonesborough Days "Day of Dance"

Contra Dancing!

The Historic Jonesborough Dance Society will present the 2014 "Day of Dance" Program on Saturday S July 5th.

The featured band will be “Celador" from Asheville which is David Hayes on Guitar and Gretchen
Caverly on Fiddle

Dean Snipes, Connie Carringer and Scott Baxla calling and teaching.

JONESBOROUGH DAYS “DAY OF DANCE” 2014

Schedule:

Saturday July 5th
12:00pm-02:00pm Waltz Workshop with Scott Baxla
02:00pm-03:00pm Waltz with Celador
03:00pm-06:00pm Contra Dance with Celador
06:00pm-07:00pm Dinner Break
07:00pm-10:00pm Contra Dance with Celador
10:00pm-10:30pm Fireworks

ALL DANCES IN THE JONESBOROUGH VISITORS CENTER, 117 Boone Street
NO Advance Registration Required!
Admission: Waltz Workshop & Waltz $5 for all
Saturday Afternoon Contra $7, $5 Full Time Students
Saturday Evening Contra $7, $5 Full Time Students

For more information, please visit us at www.historicjonesboroughdancesociety.org
Historic Jonesborough Dance Society on FACEBOOK
Questions/Directions: 423-534-8879

Posted by: David Wiley on June 24, 2014

Next Event: June 11, 2014

SPECIAL WEDNESDAY CONTRA DANCE!

Wednesday June 11, 2014
Place: Pavilion @ Serenity Knoll, 542 Bacon Branch Road Jonesborough
Band: Maivish (Adam Broome & Jaige Trudel)
Caller: George Marshall

Potluck Dinner starting 6pm
Beginners Lesson at 7pm
Dance 7:30-10:30pm
$7 for all comers

Posted by: David Wiley on June 7, 2014

Next event: Special Sunday Dance

Sunday June 1, 2014

Contra Dance 2:00-5:00pm
Beginners at 1:30pm

Band: Coffee Zombies
Caller: Darlene Underwood

Posted by: David Wiley on May 31, 2014

Contrathon XV

Contrathon XV is sold out for the evening session from 5-11pm.
There are some slots open for the early session from 11am-5pm.
Please contact David Wiley for more information.

423-534-8879

Posted by: David Wiley on May 20, 2014

Next Event: May 17, 2014

Contras and Cupcakes

The Historic Jonesborough Dance Society will hold a contra dance and cupcake baking contest on Saturday May 17th at the Jonesborough Visitors Center, 117 Boone Street.

The evening will start with a family dance led by Christi Bothwell at 5:30pm

The guest performers are the Dancing Bears with caller Barbara Groh from Asheville.

Bakers are asked to prepare their most delicious and delectable cupcakes for competition to be judged at the 9:00pm break. There will be a grand prize and two runners up awards. The judging will be based on design originality and taste.

For contra dancers, a class for beginners will take place at 7:00pm followed by a contra dance from 7:30-10:30pm.

Admission $7, HJDS Members and full time students $5

Posted by: David Wiley on May 4, 2014

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