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Next Dance: Feb 18, 2017

Join us for the next contra dance in Jonesborough:

Saturday February 18,2017

Guest Band: Joyful Noise

Guest Caller: Terry Doyle

Beginners lesson at 7:00pm

Dance 7:30-10:30pm

Waltz and Klondike Bar break at 9:00pm

Admission: $7, HJDS Members and Students $5

Posted by: David Wiley on February 7, 2017

Next Dance: Feb 4, 2017

The Historic Jonesborough Dance Society will present the FOOT BALL in honor of Super Bowl weekend. The dance will be on Saturday Feb 4, 2017 at the Jonesborough Visitors Center, 117 Boone Street.
The evening will start with a tailgate styled potluck dinner at 6:00pm with recorded waltz music.

Beginners lesson at 7:00pm with Caller Nick Boulet

The dance runs from 7:30-10:30pm with Windmill (Laurie Fisher and Steve Trisman)providing the tunes

Buy One Get One FREE for new dancers!

Posted by: David Wiley on January 27, 2017

Event Cancelled

Due to snow, dangerous road conditions and wind chilled low temps, we are cancelling the remainder of New Years Affair!

Posted by: David Wiley on January 7, 2017

New Years Affair Update

Hello Dancers:

Due to snow, we are cancelling the program for tonight only. We will resume on Saturday at 1:30pm with a waltz at the Visitors Center followed by contra for the rest of the evening. Both bands will play and Will Mentor will call. The techno with BUDDY System is still on for 9pm.

Thanks,
David Wiley
423-534-8879

Posted by: David Wiley on January 6, 2017

Next Event: A New Years Affair

First Dance of 2017:

The Historic Jonesborough Dance Society will kick of the 2017 dance year with a repeat of A New Years Affair featuring BUDDY SYSTEM and PLAYING WITH FYRE with featured callers Beth Molaro and Will Mentor.

Dates: January 6 & 7, 2017
Place: Jonesborough Visitors Center, 117 Boone Street
Admission: $40, HJDS Members (2017) and Students $30

Buddy System will play both acoustic and techno.

Tickets go on sale NOW at newyearsaffair2017.eventbrite.com

Schedule:

Friday Jan 6

07:00-08:45 Playing with Fyre

08:30-09:00 Desert Break

09:00-11:30 Buddy System (acoustic)

Saturday Jan 7

10:30-12:00 Buddy System (acoustic)

12:00-01:30 Lunch

01:30-02:15 Waltz with Buddy System

02:30-05:00 Playing with Fyre (challenging contras)

05:00-07:00 Dinner Break

07:00-08:45 Playing with Fyre

09:00-11:30 Buddy System (TECHNO)

Posted by: David Wiley on December 28, 2016

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