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Contra Dance Salem College – Ted Ehrhard and Julia Gorka – Caller Valerie Helbert

Sunday, February 9, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

On Sunday, February 9.  we welcome the talented Ted Ehrhard who pulls out multiple melodies on fiddle, making it another dancer pleasing evening to enjoy with your friends at this dance.

Julie Gorka is a musician with a wide range of musical interests. She plays with many local musicians in the Triangle area and in the Washington DC area, including Copious Notes (with Mara Shea).  Julie has a degree in piano performance and will be playing keyboard at this dance. So, expect some great music to contra dance by!

Our Caller will be Valerie Helbert, who’s smooth style makes it fun for newcomers and experienced dancers alike.

General Info:

– No partner necessary, No experience necessary

– If you can walk, you can contra dance

– If new, join in the fun lesson at 5:30pm

– Bring clean, soft soled shoes with you to change into to protect floors

– Bring friends for more fun!
– Community dancing for all ages
– High energy, live music
– Everyone makes mistakes but nobody cares
– The more you do it, the easier and more fun it becomes
– Treat one another with care and respect, smile and have a good time

Salem students and faculty $3
General admission $10  (Members $8)
Full time students 23 and under $6  (Members $5)
FREE Lesson 5:30 – 6:00pm

Dance 6 – 9 pm with short break in middle

Salem College Dance Location:
Bryant Hall

790 E. Salem Ave, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

I40 Business through Winston -Salem is closed.

Here are directions from the 4 points of the compass:

From the East on I40 after passing Greensboro:

Keep left to take I-40 W (regular I40) toward Statesville/Winston-Salem, then 12.82 miles and follow the directions below.

From the East or West on I40 
(regular, not business)
Merge onto John Gold Memorial Expwy/US-52 N/US-311 N/NC-8 N via EXIT 193B toward Mount Airy.
Then 1.36 miles and follow the directions below.

From the South or North on Hwy 52:
Take the Research Pkwy exit, EXIT 108B
Then 0.23 miles
Merge onto Research Pkwy via the ramp on the left.
Then 0.47 miles
Turn left at the second light onto City Yard Dr.
(If you reach Rams Dr., you’ve gone about 0.1 miles too far)
Then 0.19 miles
Enter next roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto E Salem Ave.
Then 0.42 miles to 790 E Salem Ave. (there is no number sign but turn right through the gate)

Go through the gate and proceed straight past the athletic fields/tennis courts.
Park in the gravel lot on the right.
Walk straight towards the buildings and up the sidewalk.
Turn right at the end and go in the door, turn left down the hall.
At the end of the hall turn right into the gym
Pay your admission and enjoy the dance!

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Sunday, February 9, 2020
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Salem College – Bryant Hall
601 S Church Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101 United States
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