Greensboro Grange -Ted Ehrhard and Maria Fairchild, Caller Dean Snipes

Our 3rd Saturday dance at the Greensboro Grange always draws a lot of people from the region plus quite a few new people.  Come out and meet the new people, help them get started on the right foot, so to speak, and have a good time!  Its always great to see those who aren’t able to come to the Winston-Salem area dances.

On Saturday, August 18th, at The Guilford Grange in Greensboro, we once again welcome the multi-talented Maria Fairchild who gets the piano rockin’ and also plays banjo and guitar and Ted Ehrhard who pulls out multiple melodies on fiddle, making it another dancer pleasing evening to enjoy with your friends at the Grange dance. The only other thing needed to make it a great evening is you!

Caller will be Dean Snipes with some mighty fine dances.

GENERAL INFO
 
– 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
– 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
 
General admission $10 (Members $8)
Full time students 23 and under $6 (Members $5).
Free Lesson 7:30 – 8
Dance 8 – 11:00 pm
 
Fiddle & Bow Country Dancers
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Fiddle & Bow Country Dancers is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization
 
Location: Guilford Grange Hall. 4909 Guilford School Rd, Greensboro, NC.
*Note – Despite what internet mapping sites may show, Guilford School Rd is NOT accessible from Guilford College Rd.
 
Directions: Traveling in either direction on I-40, take Exit 213 (Guilford College Rd). At the end of the ramp, turn right and continue about a mile until you cross railroad tracks at West Market Street. In 100 more feet, turn left onto Lindley Rd. Go 4 tenths mi., then turn right onto Guilford School Rd. The Grange is the last building on the right.

Greensboro – SPECIAL! Gene Hubert Dance – Deep Valley Drifters, multiple callers

On Saturday, April 21 at the Guilford Grange in Greensboro dancers from all around will come together for the annual Gene Hubert Memorial Dance. To help us celebrate this icon of contra dance who wrote so many of the amazing and fun dances that are done at contra venues everywhere we have two great musicians providing the energetic music for the evening – Maria Faichild and Ted Ehrhard – known as “The Deep Valley Drifters”!

They will be joined by Dean Herington.

The conucopia of Gene Hubert dances will be called by some of our favorite callers from the area and will make this an unforgettable dance evening you’ll want to share with friends. People will come from all around for this special annual event and you’re invited to join us!

GENERAL INFO
– 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
– 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

General admission $10 (Members $8)
Full time students 23 and under $6 (Members $5).
Free Lesson 7:30 – 8
Dance 8 – 11:00 pm

Fiddle & Bow Country Dancers
www.feetretreat.com

Fiddle & Bow Contra Dancers is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization

Location: Guilford Grange Hall. 4909 Guilford School Rd, Greensboro, NC 27406
*Note – Despite what internet mapping sites may show, Guilford School Rd is NOT accessible from Guilford College Rd.

Directions: Traveling in either direction on I-40, take Exit 213 (Guilford College Rd). At the end of the ramp, turn right and continue about a mile until you cross railroad tracks at West Market Street. In 100 more feet, turn left onto Lindley Rd. Go 4 tenths mi., then turn right onto Guilford School Rd. The Grange is the last building on the right.

Salem College – Deep Valley Drifters, Jacob LeGrone calling

Salem College Sunday early evening dance 6 PM – 9 PM with the Deep Valley Drifters!
Lesson starts at 5:30
Dance from 6 -9

We kick off the new year with this convenient Sunday early evening dance on January 7 at Salem College with the band, The Deep Valley Drifters, beginning with the lesson at 5:30. Maria Fairchild gets the piano rockin’ and also plays banjo and guitar while Ted Ehrhard draws out multiple melodies on fiddle, making it another dancer pleasing evening to enjoy with your friends.

Jacob LeGrone comes up from Charlotte to teach and call this one and that will gives a variety of dances to do, all of which I’m sure we’ll have fun with!

– No partner necessary, No experience necessary
– If you can walk, you can contra dance
If new, join in the fun lesson at 5:30
– 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
– 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!

Time:
Lesson 5:30pm – 6pm (the lesson is free but you really only learn by dancing)
Dance 6pm -9pm with a short break in middle

Cost:
Salem students and faculty $3
General admission $10 (Members $8)
Full time students 23 and under $6 (Members $5)

Location:
Salem College: Bryant Hall
790 E. Salem Ave, Winston-Salem, NC

Easy access from Business-40 “Salem College” exits or
Access from 52 S.- take Exit 108b “Reasearch Parkway”, turn L,
follow to next light, L at light to traffic circle, 2nd Rd is Salem Avenue

(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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Deep Valley Drifters with George Segebade calling

Saturday, October 21 at The Guilford Grange in Greensboro, we once again welcome the multi-talented Deep Valley Drifters along with George Segebade calling!  At least half of them.  I’ve just been informed that Ted Ehrhard will not be able to play but instead we’ll have Bill Hicks who was the featured fiddler of the Red Clay Ramblers for many years!   It will be great to have a great fiddler from that famous band!

Maria Fairchild gets the piano rockin’ and also plays banjo  making it another dancer pleasing evening to enjoy with your friends at the Grange dance. The only other thing needed to make it a great evening is you!

George Segebade calls throughout the region as well as books the bands for our local dance and annual Feet Retreat dance weekend! “Mr. Feet Retreat” will make the evening fun with the many dances he has collected over the years. He is always happy to help new dancers understand how to do each dance so join in the fun with us!.

Parking should be OK now!

GENERAL INFO
– 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
– 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

General admission $10 (Members $8)
Full time students 23 and under $6 (Members $5).
Free Lesson 7:30 – 8
Dance 8 – 11:00 pm

Fiddle & Bow Country Dancers
www.feetretreat.com

Fiddle & Bow Contra Dancers is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization

Location: Guilford Grange Hall. 4909 Guilford School Rd, Greensboro, NC.
*Note – Despite what internet mapping sites may show, Guilford School Rd is NOT accessible from Guilford College Rd.

Directions: Traveling in either direction on I-40, take Exit 213 (Guilford College Rd). At the end of the ramp, turn right and continue about a mile until you cross railroad tracks at West Market Street. In 100 more feet, turn left onto Lindley Rd. Go 4 tenths mi., then turn right onto Guilford School Rd. The Grange is the last building on the right.

 

Deep Valley Drifters, Warren Doyle caller

On Tuesday, June 27, at Clemmons we once again welcome the multi-talented Deep Valley Drifters along with Warren Doyle calling! We will get to enjoy Maria Fairchild on piano, banjo and guitar while Ted Ehrhard knocks out multiple melodies on fiddle, making it another dancer pleasing evening to enjoy with your friends at the Clemmons dance. The only other thing needed to make it a great evening is you!

– No partner necessary because you will dance with everyone in the room. 🙂
If you’re new, you’ll probably have more fun if you attend the short lesson at 7:30 just before the dance.
– Please bring clean, soft soled shoes with you to change into to keep the nice floor nice.
– Dancing starts at 8 and runs until 10:30 with a short break in the middle.
– Bring friends whenever you can for more fun and for growing the dance.
– Contra dancing is community dancing for most all ages
– In contra, everyone makes mistakes but nobody cares so have fun!

Remember to treat all dancers, especially beginning dancers with care and respect and help them have a good time.

Beginning in July there will be a slight increase in admission for non-members and the student classification will be modified
General admission $8

Full time students (under 25) $5

Free Lesson 7:30 – 8
Dance 8 – 10:30 pm

Clemmons Civic Club
Exit 184 from I-40
2870 Middlebrook Drive, Clemmons, NC

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Fiddle & Bow Country Dancers is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.