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SUMMER DANCING

2nd and 4th Tuesdays

Calling all contra dancers!  The Fiddlefern Dance Players and the Callers’ Collective would like to extend an invitation to dancers for July 12, 26**, August 9th and 23rd (2nd and 4th Tuesdays).  This will be a VERY casual evening at the Harmony Centre, Owen Sound (the 9th Street door).   Dancers are asked to arrive for 7:30 (door will be open from 7:20 to 7:40. Come support musicians, callers and dancers as we all strive to learn more and have fun over the summer!  Cost is $5.

** July 26 – Harmony Centre is unavailable – join us for outdoor dancing at the Library Bandshell, 1st Ave. W, Owen Sound (across from the Library/Art Gallery!)

Red Bay Lodge – August 13 – Afternoon Workshop and Evening Dance

Scatter the Cats with Frank Francalanza calling will be at the Red Bay Lodge  – Reservations required for dinner www.facebook.com/redbaylodge  or email: info@redbaylodge.com

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Dance Tent at Summerfolk – August 20 and 21

There will be contra and other forms of dancing – check the Summerfolk website for information:  http://summerfolk.org/

Upcoming Dances

September 10 2016 – Tom Leighton and Conrad Kipping playing with Kate McLaren calling

October 1, 2016 – Allison Lupton Band (featuring Ian Bell and Shane Cook) playing with Frank Francalanza calling

November 5, 2016 – Scatter the Cats playing with Lyn Allan and Kristen Farrier calling

December 3, 2016 – Scatter the Cats playing, caller TBA

Doors open for evening dances at 7:30pm, with a warm up and orientation at 7:45pm, and then dancing from 8:00 – 11:00 pm. Admission for regular monthly dances at the door is $12/adult, $8/student, $5/children, or $25/family. Soft soled shoes, comfortable clothing, and no fragrances advised. Bring your own water bottle.

Please note that pricing and times for special dances and dance events may differ – read event postings for details or email us with any questions.

All the dance fun happens at St George’s Hall, 1049 4th Ave. E, Owen Sound

Our dances feature live music and calling from the Grey-Bruce region as well as from Ontario, Quebec, and the USA.



No matter what your age, on your own or with friends or family — come out for an evening of smiles and tremendous fun. No experience needed. All dances are taught and prompted by the caller. Beginners are always welcome to join in the fun!



No fancy footwork is required. If you can walk, feel a beat, know your left from your right, and smile, you can dance!

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