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Beginners

It is best to show up early. The caller will provide basic instruction and start with simple dances. But don't worry if you don't feel you are getting it right way. The purpose is to have fun!

Contacts

Send an email to cpcda-info<remove this and replace with at-sign>comcast.net for more information or to request to be added to our electronic mailing list. We email seasonal flyers, plus reminders about the dances each month. You can also sign up for the list serve at the dance. The CPCDA Facebook page is also a great place to learn about upcoming events (in State College and elsewhere) and arrange for ride sharing.

Links

CPCDA Facebook page - follow the latest State College dance events.

Other people maintain pages with many links to information about contra dancing. Ted Crane's National Grid is a good way to locate a dance. It can also be asked to show just Pennsylvania.

For more information and schedules, see Contra Corners, which has more pointers than we can keep here.

Another site with many links and resources is http://www.contradancelinks.com/.

Web pages for dance series not too far away include:

Lewisburg Lewisburg Area Contra Dances
Harrisburg The Harrisburg Area Contra Dance Association dances at Locust Lane
Wilkes-Barre The Chicory House Contra Dance Series
Lancaster Lancaster Traditional Society Contra Dances

For information about all kinds of folk dancing, visit the Folk Dance Association.