scheduled dances and events in nw arkansas and the surrounding area

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

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

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

January 20, 2018
Contra Dance, 7:00-9:30pm
Music by The Old 78s. Calling by Jim Hawkins, Harold Watson.

February 17, 2018
Contra Dance, 7:00-9:30pm
Music by The Old 78s. Calling by Jim Hawkins, Harold Watson.

Other Events
October 7, 2017

Tulsa Contra Dance - Tulsa, Oklahoma, 7:00-10:00pm

Allstar Ballroom, 6038 S. Sheridan Rd., 74145 (behind Ti Amo)
Presented by the Scissortail Traditional Dance Scociety. Come dance as Susan Downs calls to the music of Blue Moon! Beginners should arrive as close to 7:00 PM as possible. The evening will start with simple dances, but get more challenging. Wear comfortable shoes and light clothing that breathes. No partner necessary. Shareable snacks welcome.
$7 admission/$5 for students or Scissortail members.Contact: Angeline LeLeux

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

Fayetteville Traditional Dance Society

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