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2017 - 2018
Missoula Contra Dances 1st and 3rd Saturdays
Schedule may change; check back for updates.
Workshop at 7:30, dancing begins at 8:00 PM

Last updated: 9/11/17

.........................................For a printable copy of the dance calendar, click here.
Oct 7
Bev Young
Oct 21
Out of the Wood (Idaho)
Mark Matthews
Nov 4
Barley & Sage (Bozeman)
Derek Gallagher
Nov 18
Swift Current
Bev Young
Resilience Dance
Dec 2
Swing Away
Roy Curet
Dec 16
Skippin' a Groove
Julie Kahl
Dec 31
Skippin' a Groove
Vicki Watson
First Night!

To Be Determined

Jan 6
Swing Away
Julie Kahl
Jan 20
Sassafras Stomp
Bev Young
Feb 3
Morna Leonard

Union Hall - 2nd floor
208 E. Main

Feb 17
Skippin' a Groove
Derek Gallagher
Mar 3
Morna Leonard
Mar 17
Skippin' a Groove
Mark Matthews
Mar 31
All Comers
Round Robin
Apr 7
Swing Away
Roy Curet
Apr 21
Skippin' a Groove
Bev Young
May 5
2nd Wind
Amy Letson
May 19
Out of the Wood (Idaho)
Morna Leonard


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Helena Contra Dances

(Note: This schedule has not been updated for 2017-2018 dance season)


Dates: 2nd Saturdays of most months, beginning October 2012.

Cost: $8 at the door. $1 off with membership card. Family rates available.

Location: Placer Hotel Lobby, 21 N Last Chance Gulch on the Walking Mall.

7:00 - 7:30 pm: Introductory Workshop (for newcomers)
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm: Contra Dance

Check out our schedule at:

No partner or experience necessary. Singles and couples welcome. More info, call Amie at 495-0935.



Come join us for lively music and fun dancing. No partner or experience necessary. Beginners, singles, couples and families are welcome.


Square Dances

Note: (This schedule has not been updated for 2017-2018 dance season)

Top Hat Lounge, 134 West Front, downtown Missoula

Free admission - no cover! Dancing starts at 7:30.

Date Band Caller
December 2nd The Beet Tops Michelle Terwilliger
January 6 Balled in Burlap Bev Young
February 2 Sassafras Stomp TBD
March 3 TBD TBD
April 7 TBD TBD

It doesn't matter if you have ever square danced before.
All dances are taught and you'll learn as you go.
Bring a partner or find one there. Traditional square dancing
is about meeting folks and having a good time


Elsewhere in Montana and the Northwest

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This page is maintained by Gary Decker. If you have MFS-related dances (including non-Missoula dances) that you would like to have listed here or if you have corrections/comments concerning this dance page, please e-mail -- gdecker[at sign] -- and now, did you hear about the three musicians and the accordion player who walked into a bar? And what's the difference between an accordion and a trampoline? You take your shoes off to jump on a trampoline....

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