Contra Dancing

CONTRA FEST 2015 – Dance Events Overview

All dances and workshops $10 at the door; giant Saturday dance is $15.

5-event packages for $45 until Sept 15 at: contrafest.brownpapertickets.com

MAIN EVENTS FOR DANCERS:  Festival details & maps at contrafest.ca

Sunday Sept 27 – First Baptist Church 1300 Oxford Street, Halifax
2:30-5:00 pm – Contra Roots and Relatives Workshop
5:30-7:00 pm – Potluck Dinner
7:30-10:30 pm – Contra and Cousins Dance – a dance variety night!

Monday Sept 28 – Prospect Road Community Centre, 2141 Prospect Rd
4:00-5:00 pm  – Hike at High Head (meet in centre parking lot at 3:45)
5:30-6:30 pm – Local flavours dinner at the community centre ($12-$15)
6:30-8:00 pm – Fun-focused, family-friendly dance

Tuesday Sept 29 – Dartmouth High School, 95 Victoria Road
7:30-10:00 pm – Community Fundraiser Dance at Dartmouth High

Wednesday Sept 30 – Wolfville Farmers’ Market, 24 Elm St, Wolfville, NS
5:30-7:00 pm – Farmers’ Market Supper ($12)
7:30-10:30 pm – Valley Harvest Contra Dance

Thursday Oct 1 – All Nations Church, 2535 Robie Street, Halifax
7:30-10:30 pm – “MUC-ky Dance!” (Modern Urban Contra)

Friday Oct 2 – All Nations Church, 2535 Robie Street, Halifax
7:30-10:30 pm – Dress Up & Dance Party featuring local N. S. talent

Saturday Oct 3 – St. Andrew’s Church, 6036 Coburg Road, Halifax
10 am-Noon – Contra Styling Workshop
2:00-4:00 pm – Challenging & Quirky Contras Workshops
5:30-7:00 pm – Potluck Dinner
7:30-10:30 pm – Giant Grand Finale Contra Dance with open band

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