Roanoke Contra Dances are held on the first Saturday of every month at the Kirk Family YMCA located in downtown Roanoke, Virginia. (Please check our Calendar for rare exceptions.) A beginners lesson starts at 7:00 pm and the dance runs from 7:30 pm until 10 pm.  An $9 donation is suggested for those attending ($6 for students). No partner or previous contra dance experience necessary. All dances are taught by the caller. Contra dances are family-friendly, smoke-free, alcohol-free events.

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Email us for more information at info@roanokecontra.org 

Upcoming Dances

 Date
 February
6, 2016



7 - 7:30 p.m.
Beginner's Contra Lesson

7:30 - 10 p.m.
Contra Dance

$9 ($6 students)
 Caller
Emily Abel

 Band
Ricochet
Date
 
January 2, 2016



7 - 7:30 p.m.
Beginner's Contra Lesson

7:30 - 10 p.m.
Contra Dance

$9 ($6 students)
Caller
Marcia McKenzie

Band
The Ones Improper


December   5, 2015

7 - 7:30 p.m.
Beginner's Contra Lesson

7:30 - 10 p.m.
Contra Dance

$9 ($6 students)
Phoebe Williams
 

The McKenzies