Roanoke Contra Dances are held on the fourth 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 $8 donation is suggested for those attending ($5 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 or call 540.204.2560

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Upcoming Dances


Date
Caller
Band
April 26, 2014

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

7:30 - 10 p.m.
Contra Dance

Members - $6
($4 students)

Non-Members - $8
($5 students)
 Warren Doyle

 No Strings Attached
May 17, 2014
Note - This is the 3rd Saturday of May! This dance will be held at a different location:
Roanoke Ballet Theatre
1318 Grandin Road
Roanoke, VA 24015


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

7:30 - 10 p.m.
Contra Dance

Members - $6
($4 students)

Non-Members - $8
($5 students)
 Joy Greenwolfe Big Celtic Fun

June 28, 2014

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

7:30 - 10 p.m.
Contra Dance

Members - $6
($4 students)

Non-Members - $8
($5 students)
 Connie Carringer

David Digiuseppe and Pete Campbell

July 26, 2014

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

7:30 - 10 p.m.
Contra Dance

Members - $6
($4 students)

Non-Members - $8
($5 students)
Old Man Kelly


Richochet (Rya Martin and Walter Hoyka)