Contra Dance Salem College – George Paul and David DiGiuseppe – Caller Nick Boulet

We are privileged to have two musicians extraordinaire – David DiGiuseppe and George Paul! When these two guys get together there is real magic in the music as they weave together an intricate tapestry of rhythms, textures and tones. Their original tunes as well as the swing and jazz improvisations they do with traditional tunes will energize and thrill you throughout the evening!

This night our own Nick Boulet calls dances for the new dancer as well as for the more experienced ones. His relaxed, fun way of calling is infectious making the evening very fun.

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
(You’ll drive straight in the gate, past tennis courts on the left and a field on the right.  This building is set among others way back from the road. There is a parking lot on the right, directly in front of the building.  Walking toward the courtyard of the building you will see a long sidewalk along the side which will take you to a door into a hallway connector. You’ll walk left down the hall.  The gymnasium we use for the dance is the one on the right.)

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

(Remember, 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, the bypass I-40) 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 to a light at the bottom  of the  ramp.
Coming from the SOUTH,  turn left onto Research Pkwy
Coming from the North, turn right onto Research Pkwy
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!

Fiddle & Bow Country Dancers Website: www.FeetRetreat.com (or .org)

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Contra Dance Salem College – Roger Gold and Gretchen Caverly – Caller George Segebade

We have a real treat when dynamic fiddle player Gretchen Caverly collaborates with Roger Gold in an intricate weaving of melody and harmony while local caller George Segebade fosters an evening of fun, fellowship and frivolity for our feet and friends!
Masterful guitarist, Roger Gold, of the bands, Elftones, Steamshovel and Land of Sky injects amazing intricacy and energy into the bass, melody and chords of the many styles of music in which he is fluent.
We have enjoyed listening and dancing to Gretchen Caverly playing with Tune Riders and The Stuff.

Our caller will be no other than George Segebade who always has lots of fun dances for 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 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
(You’ll drive straight in the gate, past tennis courts on the left and a field on the right.  This building is set among others way back from the road. There is a parking lot on the right, directly in front of the building.  Walking toward the courtyard of the building you will see a long sidewalk along the side which will take you to a door into a hallway connector. You’ll walk left down the hall.  The gymnasium we use for the dance is the one on the right.)

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

(Remember, 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, the bypass I-40) 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 to a light at the bottom  of the  ramp.
Coming from the SOUTH,  turn left onto Research Pkwy
Coming from the North, turn right onto Research Pkwy
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!

Fiddle & Bow Country Dancers Website: www.FeetRetreat.com (or .org)

Follow us on our Facebook Page: Fiddle and Bow Country Dancers

Join our Facebook Group: Fiddle and Bow Contra Dancers

 

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

Contra Dance Salem College – Ted Ehrhard and Julia Gorka – Caller Stephanie Marie

On Sunday, October 27th, at Salem College, 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!

Caller:
Stephanie Marie
Stephanie loves contra dancing and calling for contra dances.  She will be teaching and calling her best dances for us and making sure we all have a great time dancing!

The only other thing needed to make it a great evening is you!

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
(You’ll drive straight in the gate, past tennis courts on the left and a field on the right.  This building is set among others way back from the road. There is a parking lot on the right, directly in front of the building.  Walking toward the courtyard of the building you will see a long sidewalk along the side which will take you to a door into a hallway connector. You’ll walk left down the hall.  The gymnasium we use for the dance is the one on the right.)

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

(Remember, 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, the bypass I-40) 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 to a light at the bottom  of the  ramp.
Coming from the SOUTH,  turn left onto Research Pkwy
Coming from the North, turn right onto Research Pkwy
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!

Fiddle & Bow Country Dancers Website: www.FeetRetreat.com (or .org)

Follow us on our Facebook Page: Fiddle and Bow Country Dancers

Join our Facebook Group: Fiddle and Bow Contra Dancers

 

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

Contra Dance Salem College – Lagomorph Quartet and caller Eileen Thorsos

We are welcoming the Lagomorph Quartet, a group of musicians who love playing old time, Irish, French Canadian, and contra tunes. Music that makes you move your feet and swing around.
 
Sure to be a great evening with this 4 piece band filling the air with music that will make you move.
 
Caller Eileen Thorsos, from the Triangle, meets the band half-way bringing fun, friendliness and favorite dances to the evening. Eileen is popular on the dance circuit and at dance weekends.

 

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!

Fiddle & Bow Country Dancers Website: www.FeetRetreat.com (or .org)

Follow us on our Facebook Page: Fiddle and Bow Country Dancers

Join our Facebook Group: Fiddle and Bow Contra Dancers

 

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

Contra Dance Salem College – Larry Unger and Audrey Knuth with Caller Jacqui Grennan

Larry and Audrey are a Boston based traditional duo playing for contra dances and concerts.

Guitar and banjo player Larry Unger and fiddler Audrey Knuth are a Boston based traditional duo who play exhilarating tunes with driving rhythms. Their concerts feature American and Celtic tunes with elements of other traditions including swing and blues. They also draw from Larry’s catalog of original fiddle tunes, which have been featured in several of Ken Burns’ documentaries. Declared a “guitar genius” by Sing Out Magazine, Larry Unger joins fiddler Audrey Knuth for an unforgettable evening full of stirring musical experiences.

www.audreyknuth.com

Jacqui Grennan is a contra dance caller, choreographer, and dance organizer in the Los Angeles contra dance scene.

A fixture in the Los Angeles contra dance community since 2010, Jacqui currently calls at contra dances around the nation and in her home community of Los Angeles, CA. Jacqui produced and organized the 3rd Saturday contra dance series held at the Woman’s Club of South Pasadena, CA, from 2014 to 2016.

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

Salem College Dance Location:
Bryant Hall

790 E. Salem Ave, Winston-Salem, NC 

Your GPS might not be updated!
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 Expy/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
(If coming from the South,   stay left to merge onto Research Pkwy)
(If coming from the North, stay right to merge onto Research Pkwy) 
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

790 E Salem Ave, Winston Salem, NC 27101-5364 (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!

 

Fiddle & Bow Country Dancers Website: www.FeetRetreat.com (or .org)

Follow us on our Facebook Page: Fiddle and Bow Country Dancers

Join our Facebook Group: Fiddle and Bow Contra Dancers

 

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

 

Contra Dance Salem College -Gretchen Caverly and George Paul with Caller Valerie Helbert

On Sunday, April 7th, we have an energetic band composed of two expert musicians – George Paul on keys and Gretchen Caverly on fiddle – whom you’ve enjoyed in other well known bands. George Paul’s fingers fly over the keys making jazzy and improvised chords and rhythms. You get double the fun with new synergy thrown in!

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

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
 
Salem students and faculty $3
General admission $10 (Members $8)
Full time students 23 and under $6 (Members $5)
FREE Lesson 5:30
Dance 6-9pm with short break in middle
 

Salem College Dance Location:
Bryant Hall

790 E. Salem Ave, Winston-Salem, NC 

Your GPS might not be updated!
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 Expy/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

790 E Salem Ave, Winston Salem, NC 27101-5364 (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!

 

Fiddle & Bow Country Dancers Website: www.FeetRetreat.com (or .org)

Follow us on our Facebook Page: Fiddle and Bow Country Dancers

Join our Facebook Group: Fiddle and Bow Contra Dancers

 

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

Contra Dance Salem College – Tim Smith & Eileen Regan of Big Celtic Fun Band with Caller Charlotte Crittenden

On Sunday, March 3. at Salem College, members of the well known band, Big Celtic Fun come to energize the dancing for us! Hear some great Irish and contra dance music with Tim Smith (flute, tin whistle, concertina, piano and a vocal or two), Eileen Regan (fiddle, guitar, Celtic harp and vocals). Good music like this makes the dancing so much fun!
 
CHARLOTTE CRITTENDEN

Charlotte is famous in Brasstown for being able to do everything from call a great contra dance to build a rock wall to shear a sheep! She is fast becoming a popular regional caller, calling at Old Farmer’s Ball, River Falls, Grey Eagle, Chattanooga, and Sautee. Charlotte is also assistant coordinator for Winter Dance Week and assistant instructor for many Folk School classes.

Here is a video of the fun we have at Salem College:
Contra Dance Fun at Salem College

General Info:
– No partner necessary, No experience necessary
– If you can walk, you can contra dance
– If new, join in the fun lesson at 5:30
– 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
 
Salem students and faculty $3
General admission $10 (Members $8)
Full time students 23 and under $6 (Members $5)
FREE Lesson 5:30
Dance 6-9 pm with short break in middle
 

Salem College Dance Location:
Bryant Hall

790 E. Salem Ave, Winston-Salem, NC 

Your GPS might not be updated!
I40 Business through Winston -Salem is closed.

Here are detailed directions from the 4 points of the compass:

From the East on I40 after passing Greensboro

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

From the East or West on I40
(bypass, not business)
Merge onto John Gold Memorial Expy/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

From the North turn right at the light.
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 the south gate of the college.

From the South turn left at the first light and go under the overpass.
Go straight at the next light just past the overpass.
Turn left at the third 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 the south gate of the college.

790 E Salem Ave, Winston Salem, NC 27101-5364 (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!

 

Fiddle & Bow Country Dancers Website: www.FeetRetreat.com

Follow us on our Facebook Page: Fiddle and Bow Country Dancers

Join our Facebook Group: Fiddle and Bow Contra Dancers

 

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

Contra Dance Salem College – Faux Paws and Callers George Segebade and Nick Boulet

No more sad faces! The wait is over!
Hurricane Florence might have delayed the event, but the not the fun we will have dancing to the wonderful music of Faux Paws.
Andrew VanNorstrand – Guitar
Chris Miller – Saxophones & Banjo
Noah VanNorstrand – Fiddle & Feet
 
Our own callers Nick Boulet and George Segebade will lead you through many enjoyable dances.
 
– 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 
Full time students 23 and under $6 
FREE Lesson 7:30-8pm
Dance 8-11pm with short break in middle
 
Salem College: Bryant Hall
790 E. Salem Ave, Winston-Salem, NC
I40 Business exit is closed!!!
Access through I40, Highway52 South to Research Parkway, then turn left and then left on Rams and left on Salem.
(Bryant Hall houses the gym, fitness center and Salem Commons)
Enter from Salem Avenue near the athletic fields on the south
 
Fiddle & Bow Country Dancers Website: www.FeetRetreat.com
Follow us on our Facebook Page: Fiddle and Bow Country Dancers
Join our Facebook Group: Fiddle and Bow Contra Dancers
 
Fiddle & Bow Country Dancers is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.