Mystic Contra Dance "The Pie Dance", Sat. 09/24/2022

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Date & Time: Saturday, September 24, 2022
7:30 PM-11:00 PM

Suggested Audiences: Elders, Adult, College, High School, Middle School, Elementary
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Groton Senior Citizens Center
102 Newtown Road
Groton, CT 06340
Cost: 10.00
Sponsored by: Mystic Contra Dance
Description: MYSTIC CONTRA DANCE "The Pie Dance", Sat. 09/24/2022
 TIME: Dance 7:30-11:00pm --- [NO Registration needed!]
 WHERE: Groton Senior Center's Community meeting/banquet hall @ 102 Newtown Road, Groton, CT 06340.
 ROLES: Traditional - "Ladies & Gents" or "Women & Men"
 Fall is upon us and we are excited about the upcoming 2022-2023 season and.. We have AC!
 CALLER: Elwood Donnelly. Elwood is an award-winning multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, writer, contra dance caller, tap-dancer and workshop leader. The other half of the acclaimes duo, "Atwater & Donnelly", Elwood and Aubrey have researched traditional American folk songs for 27 years, performing throughout the United States, and conveys the heritage behind the songs, showing a deep passion and understanding of folk history and its key players.
 LIVE MUSIC: EmmaLee Holmes Hicks & Michael Sokolovsky. EmmaLee (fiddle/violin) & Michael (guitar) play together frequently at contra dance events. EmmaLee is from the "Larksput" duo and Michael is from the west coast duo "Uncle Farmer". EmmaLee & Michael create exciting and driving contra dance music for all to enjoy!
 HOMEMADE PIE! This month we offer homemade pumpkin and custard pie slices. These delicious pies are offered at the break for $3/slice help support the band and caller.
 COVID precautions: Things keep changing!
We still require sign-in and contact information for notification.
Masks are highly encouraged and recommended but not required.
 ADMISSION: $10 adults, $7 students. & Donations gratefully accepted!
 CLOTHING & FOOTWEAR: Clothing is casual, layers are best for this invigorating exercise. Please wear non-street shoes that move easily on the floor (rubber soled sneaker are discouraged but some do wear them even though it makes dancing a bit harder).
 PARKING: Plenty of parking in the large parking area next to the building!
 LOCATION: Google Maps:,+Groton,+CT+06340/@41.3483483,-72.0320341,16z
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Entered by: Donald T Heinold

Created: September 9, 2022 at 8:19 AM
Last Modified: September 9, 2022 at 8:19 AM

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