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August 2017

COOKOUT before Ricochet with Brian Hamshar Calling – from VA

Tuesday, August 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Clemmons Civic Club, 2870 Middlebrook Dr.
Clemmons, NC 27012 United States
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Special Event - 5:30 pm COOKOUT/POTLUCK  BEFORE THE DANCE! The Clemmons dance will have their very own cookout on August 8 at 5:30 for all dancers and their friends! The RSVP for meat has closed BUT,  bring a potluck side item and enjoy the other potluck items with us! We will feast and fellowship from 5:30 - 7 then have a newcomer lesson at 7:30 and dance at 8 All people who have never danced at any of our dances before…

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High Country Rollers, Stephanie Marie of Charlotte Calling

Tuesday, August 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

NOTE THE CHANGED ADMISSION RATES (below) THAT BEGAN JULY 1 and the changed schedule which is somewhat variable on Tuesdays. www.FeetRetreat.com for schedule and details. We had such a great time last Tuesday with 3 lines of dancers of all sizes, ages and abilities making it a funtastic evening! Ready to do it again? You can, when on Tuesday, August 15 at Clemmons we have a band that is new to us, the High Country Rollers! We eagerly anticipate dancing…

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ICE CREAME SOCIAL 6:30 -Tune Rider-Dean Snipes Calling

Saturday, August 19 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Guilford Grange, 4909 Guilford School Rd.
Greensboro, NC 27410 United States
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First a word from our sponsor: "Note the new rates below which began in July" Ice Cream Social!! Our 3rd and final dance in August will be the delicious annual tradition of the summer Grange dances! We will converge on the Guilford Grange at Greensboro with ice chests and ice cream makers full of our favorite cool cow confections at 6:30pm to enjoy together. Obviously we all don't need to bring some in order to have plenty but if you'd…

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September 2017

Eileen Regan, Julie Gorka with Emily Abel calling

Tuesday, September 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Clemmons Civic Club, 2870 Middlebrook Dr.
Clemmons, NC 27012 United States
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DUE TO CIRCUMSTANCES BEYOND OUR CONTROL - this dance will be held at CLEMMONS CIVIC CLUB (instead of Salem College).  If driving a distance to dance, its always a good idea to check for any last minute changes! Yes? The same  Salem faculty and student discounts will still apply so come on out and dance! Salem College Contra Collaborators kicks off the fall season appropriately with an all woman team beginning with a Salem Alumna, Emily Abel,  calling the dances, but remember, the…

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The Ones Improper with Cynthia Stewart calling

Saturday, September 9 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Guilford Grange, 4909 Guilford School Rd.
Greensboro, NC 27410 United States
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Don't just stand around listening to folk music this weekend! Here is your opportunity to experience it in a deeper way through easy to learn community type dancing, something that people have been doing together for hundreds of years. Experience traditional American, French Canadian and Celtic music while learning to contra dance on the fly!  You'll enjoy the pleasure of being immersed in the high energy music and dance before you know it! So come, be energized, let loose and…

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FEET RETREAT DANCE WEEKEND at beautiful Camp Millstone

Friday, September 15 - Sunday, September 17
Camp Millstone, 1296 Mallard Drive
Ellerbe, NC 28338 United States
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The fun is beginning soon as 185 people  converge on Camp Millstone to participate in one of the year's best loved and thrilling dance retreat weekends! Its  FEET RETREAT!!  September 15-17,  our 36th year!  Please support the continuation of Feet Retreat and Fiddle & Bow Country Dancers by registering and coming to enjoy this extraordinary dance and workshop filled event!  You may Register at the gate or door. Full plans with meals are no longer available now that meal plans are locked…

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Reel Shady with Dean Snipes calling

Tuesday, September 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Clemmons Civic Club, 2870 Middlebrook Dr.
Clemmons, NC 27012 United States
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If you missed going to Feet Retreat for any reason, you'll be glad to at last get back on the dance floor this Tuesday, September 19 at the Clemmons Civic Club, the place of friendly dancers!  And if you enjoyed Feet Retreat but are now coming off the high, re-energize here at your local dance where new people need you to help them get started and where the dancing is always fun and often hilarious. We'll thrill to the sounds…

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October 2017

SPECIAL! Blazer & Spero with Andrea Nettleton

Tuesday, October 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Clemmons Civic Club, 2870 Middlebrook Dr.
Clemmons, NC 27012 United States
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Now the big reveal about some of our best out of state talent of the year!! This is a special event you don't want to miss! On October 10 at Clemmons Civic Club we will have the privilege of hosting "Blazer & Spero", a collaboration of two amazing musicians from two well known and in demand bands, The Synchopaths and Lift Ticket! Jeff Spero writes dances and is a musician in The Syncopaths, probably the foremost contra band on the…

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New Hope Fall Festival with Contra Dance – The Ones Improper with Nick Boulet

Saturday, October 14 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

We are introducing contra dance to new people whenever we can so won't you join us? The Ones Improper bring the music while Allen Berryhill and Nick Boulet get people oriented on the dance floor. You can help by coming out to this FREE event and dance with some new folks from all around. Nice wood floor, live music by The Ones Improper with Nick Boulet calling.  Some of these folks have been introduced to community dancing at another event…

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David DiGiuseppe and George Paul with Dugan Murphy calling

Tuesday, October 17 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Tuesday Oct. 17 at Clemmons we'll dance to the highly energetic and unpredictable music by David DiGiuseppe of the bands Footloose, Contrazz, etc., and George Paul of the bands, Ivory Boys and Playing with Fyre. When these two, two of our longtime favorites, get together you can depend on a fiery and passionate performance, making dancing irresistible! These guys have experience and drive behind them, having been featured players of many dance weekends around the country. David DiGiuseppe is a…

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