Tim Smith & Eileen Regan of Big Celtic Fun Band, Emily Abel calling
Tuesday, September 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Salem College Contra Collaborators kicks off the fall season appropriately with a Salem Alumna, Emily Abel, calling the dances! Emily fell in love with contra dancing while a student at Salem. After attending many dances and going to a few fabulous dance weekends she was drawn to the art of calling dances, that is, teaching each dance and calling out the moves as people walked patterns to the music. Since graduating she has traveled extensively, calling dances all up and down the east coast while enjoyed the fellowship of other callers, band members and all the many people who just love contra dancing.
Anyone can contra dance. No partner necessary, no experience necessary. New people join in all the time. We all work together and help one another out as we have fun and try new things. Live, high energy, authentic music is played. At this dance we have two amazing players from Big Celtic Fun Band, playing: Eileen Reagan and Tim Smith!
Salem students and faculty are privileged to get into the dance for only $3 !
Regular admission is now $9 while other students 23 and under come in for $6
Members enjoy a discounted admission of $8 and member students $5
– No partner necessary, no experience necessary
– If you can walk, you can contra dance
– If new, join in the fun lesson at 7:30
– 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!”
– Treat one another with care and respect
FREE Lesson 7:30 – 8
Dance 8 – 10:30 pm with short break in middle
Salem College: Bryant Hall
790 E. Salem Ave, Winston-Salem, NC
Easy access from Business-40 or NC-52, “Salem College” exits
(Bryant Hall houses the gym, fitness center and Salem Commons)
Enter from Salem Avenue near the athletic fields on the south
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Fiddle & Bow Country Dancers is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.