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|Date & Time:||
Saturday, December 10, 2022
7:30 PM-10:30 PM
|Suggested Audiences:||Middle School, High School, College, Adult, Elders|
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Wesley United Methodist Church
114 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01608
|Sponsored by:||Worcester Contra Dance|
|Description:||WORCESTER CONTRA DANCE, Sat. 12/10/2022
TIME: 7:30 - 10:30 pm (Newcomers session 7:15 - 7:30 pm)
WHERE: Wesley United Methodist Church's gymnasium,
114 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01608
Bring your family and friends! No fancy footwork needed to attend, just come alone or with friends, enjoy the camaraderie, dance and see everyone's smiling faces!
CALLER: Tod Whittemore, Tod has been calling contras and squares for more than 40 years. He is a favorite dance caller and the founder of the "NEFFA Thursday Night Contra Dance" back in the late 1970s. Tod Whittemore is well-known for his yodeling squares. This will be quite a treat! Tod Whittemore - Grandma Slid Down the Mountain - singing square - YouTube
LIVE MUSIC: "The Fiddling Thomsons" comprised of Ryan Thomson (fiddle); Brennish Thomson (fiddle); Damaris Rohsenow (keyboards); and Paul Magnion (drums). An award winning father and son duo performing lively tunes on many different instruments. They've performed throughout New England and to far flung venues in California, England, and China! Styles include celtic, appalachian, cajun, and international. Fiddling Thomsons lead band at Worcester New England Contra dance - YouTube
> Mask wearing is OPTIONAL .We will have additional masks available at the admission desk for those who want one.
ADMISSION: The admission fee is $8 to $10 for adults, $6 to $8 for students, and $20 per family.
PARKING: Parking is in behind the church accessible via State Street and turn left in behind the Wesley United Methodist Church (see photo below).
DRESS: Dress is casual and please bring clean non street shoes in order to prevent damaging the floor and that move easily on the floor. Wear comfortable clothing in layers!
LOCATION: Google Maps: https://www.google.com/maps/place/114+Main+St,+Worcester,+MAemail@example.com,-71.8031027,17
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Entered by: Donald T Heinold
Created: November 28, 2022 at 9:42 PM
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