scheduled dances and events in nw arkansas and the surrounding area

Fayetteville Traditional Dance Society

"CONTRA DANCING IN NW ARKANSAS"

Monthly FTDS Dances
August 19, 2017
Contra Dance, 7:00-9:30pm
Music by The Old 78s. Calling by Jim Hawkins, Dan Luecking.

September 16, 2017
Contra Dance, 7:00-9:30pm
Music by The Old 78s. Calling by Dan Luecking, Harold Watson.

October 21, 2017
Contra Dance, 7:00-9:30pm
Music by The Old 78s. Calling by Harold Watson, Jim Hawkins.

November 18, 2017
Contra Dance, 7:00-9:30pm
Music by The Old 78s. Calling by Jim Hawkins, Dan Luecking.

December 16, 2017
Contra Dance, 7:00-9:30pm
Music by The Old 78s. Calling by Dan Luecking, Harold Watson.

Other Events
September 8-10, 2017

38th Annual Folk Dance Days - Mtn. View, Arkansas

The Mtn. View Dance Festival is sponsored by The Ozark Folk Center & Arkansas Country Dance Society. Three days and 40+ workshops of clogging, step dancing, Scottish, English, contras, squares, waltzes, and more. Featured callers and teachers are Diane Silver, Andy Howard, and Darolyn Pchajek with music by Avant Gardeners. Go to arkansascountrydance.org for more information.

October 27-29, 2017

Solefest 2017 -  Ozark, Missouri

A weekend of contra dance and music sponsored by the Traditional Dance and Music Society of the Ozarks.  Live music by STEAM and calling by Erik Hoffman. Go to www.springfieldcontra.org/solefest.htm for information and registration.

November 10-12, 2017

Fine Times At Our House - November Dance and Music Weekend

Join us for three days of old-time fun. Workshops in contras, squares, English and Scottish Country Dance, percussive dance, couple dance, music, and singing. Sponsored by the Fayetteville Traditional Dance Society and the Arkansas Country Dance Society. This years event is located at the Mount Sequoyah Retreat Center in Fayetteville, AR. Live music by The Old 78s, Ozark Highballers, and Two Cents Worth. See the November Weekend page for information and registration.

Every Tuesday

International Folk Dance, 5:30-9:00pm

Mt. Comfort Presbyterian Church, Fayetteville, AR

Go to fifd.org for additional information.

First Saturday of each month

West Fork Old Time Square Dance, 7:00-9:30pm

Library Hall, 210 Garfield St., West Fork, AR
Music TBA, Calling by Steve Green and Jim Hawkins

Contact stevegreen@ozarkfootsong.com

Fourth Friday of each month
Fayetteville Square Dance, 8:00-11:00pm
Backspace, 541 W. Meadow St., Fayetteville, AR
Music TBA, Calling by Alison Williams and others