Mystic Contra Dance "The Pie Dance", Sat. 03/25.2023
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|Date & Time:||
Saturday, March 25, 2023
7:30 PM-10:30 PM
|Suggested Audiences:||Middle School, High School, College, Adult, Elders|
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Groton Center's Community & Meetings Hall
102 Newtown Road
Groton, CT 06340
|Sponsored by:||Mystic Contra Dance|
|Description:||MYSTIC CONTRA DANCE "THE PIE DANCE", Sat. 03/25/2023
NEW TIME: Dance 7:30-10:30pm [Intro session 7:15 pm]
WHERE: Groton Center's community meeting hall @ 102 Newtown Road, Groton, CT 06340.
ALL ARE WELCOME! There are NO restrictions or requirements in order to attend! We often switch partners after every dance so there is no need to bring a partner, and no experience is needed to have a fantastic time!
ROLE TERMS: "Ladies & Gents" or "Women & Men" but dancers are welcome to choose whatever role their heart desires.
CALLER: Steve Holland. Steve is a modern contra dance caller, calling dances for all levels from the novice to the expert with dances ranging from traditional reels, southern style squares to the most current contra dances.!
LIVE MUSIC: Willow & Jim Sirch and Gary Wikfors! They play driving dance music tunes on Swedish nykelharpas, 5-string fiddle, Irish blackwood flute, octave mandola, bodhran and banjo! These three friends met performing together as part of the venerable New Haven-based band The Fiddleheads that has been playing for New England contra dances for 30 years.
ADMISSION: $10 adults, $7 students. & Donations gratefully accepted!
HOMEMADE PIE! This month we offer apple, blueberry, cherry and pumpkin pecan pie slices! These delicious pie slices are offered at the break for $3/slice to help support the band and caller.
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!
COVID: We have NO restrictions. All are welcome! Although, if you feel sick, please do not come. There is a sign-in and contact information for notification. Masks: are NOT required but optional and always welcome.
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Entered by: Donald T Heinold
Created: March 23, 2023 at 6:02 PM
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