Cleveland Area Contra Dance Utopia:
April, May, & June Schedule

Here you can find the calendar of dances for April, May, and June in the Northeast Ohio area. Don't forget to invite all your friends, certainly including those who have never tried contra dancing before!

April Calendar

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
No contra dance in Cleveland Heights
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23/30 24 25 26 27 28 29

April Details for Contra Dances

Title & Date Lesson Dance Time Location Caller Band & Music Admission Notes
Saturday,
April 1st
7:00pm 7:30–10:30pm

April Fools Day - Dancers Beware!

Lakewood Masonic Temple

15300 Detroit Ave.

Lakewood

Carol Kopp Mud in yer Eye
216-371-4096
$8, $20 family
Saturday,
April 1st
6:30pm 7:30–10:30pm

Troy Community House

13950 Main Market Rd

(Rt.422) East of Rt. 700

Welshfield

Paul Balliet Mr. Haney Band $10, $6 for youths
Saturday,
April 4th
  7–10pm

Valley College Grange

2411 Shreve Rd

(Rt. 226 & 3)

Wooster

Susan English
330-347-8155
senglish@umich.edu
Pocketful o' Gimmick $6, $5 for students, $15 for families Lesson included at the beginning of the dance

Dandelion Romp

Friday,
April 7th
Sunday,
April 9th
   

Hales Gym

180 W Lorain St

Oberlin

Seth Tepfer & Michael Hamilton Mean Lids & Barefoot   See the website for details
Saturday,
April 8th
7:30pm 8–11pm

Communion of Saints Parish, St. Ann Church

2175 Coventry Rd

Cleveland Heights

John L. Clark New Brew $10, $5 for students
Tuesday,
April 11th
7pm 8–10:30pm

Quirk Cultural Center

1201 Grant Ave

Cuyahoga Falls

Carol Kopp Hu$hmoney $10, $5 for students
Tuesday,
April 18st
7:30pm 8–10:30pm

Chagrin Falls Township Hall

83 Main St

Chagrin Falls

Kenny Wilson Stomp Culture $10, $8 for youths
Friday,
April 21st
7:30pm 8pm

Hales Gym

180 W Lorain St

Oberlin

Oberlin Students Oberlin Students $5, students free Put on by The Oberlin Contra Dance Club.
Saturday,
April 22nd
7:00pm 8–11pm

Trinity Lutheran Church

600 S Water St (Rt 43)

Kent

Carol Kopp Band Behind The Curtain $10, $5 for students
Tuesday,
April 25th
7pm 8–10:30pm

Quirk Cultural Center

1201 Grant Ave

Cuyahoga Falls

Carol Kopp Hu$hmoney $10, $5 for students
Friday,
April 28th
7:30pm 8–11pm

St. Pat's Church

3602 Bridge Ave

Cleveland

Dale Shirer Wood Floor $8, $6 for students

April Details for English Country, Scottish Country, and Swing Dances

Title & Date Lesson Dance Time Location Caller Band & Music Admission Notes

English Country Dance

Thursdays
  2–3:30pm

Hamlet Village, The Atrium

200 Hamlet Hills Dr

Chagrin Falls

All are welcome!
440-286-4725
recorded donation

Swing Dance

Friday,
April 7th
8pm 9–11:30pm

Bainbridge Township Town Hall

17826 Chillicothe Rd (Rte 306)

Chagrin Falls

  J. Scott Franklin & his Quarchestra Dance Band $10, $8 for youths All are welcome!
216-316-0068

Scottish Country Dance

Fridays,
April 7th, 21st, & 28th
  8–10pm

St Ann School Gym

2160 Stillman Rd

Cleveland Heights

Diane Klann
216-932-9038
recorded $5

English Country Dance

Friday,
April 14th
  8–11pm

St. Pat's Church

3602 Bridge Ave

Cleveland

Carol, Steve, & Elizabeth Toad in the Hole $10

English Country Dance

Friday,
April 21st
  8–11pm

Unitarian Society Hall

2728 Lancashire Rd

Cleveland Heights

Wes Senseman
216-650-8622
Musidora $7

Waltz Around The World - Waltz, Maypole, Polka, Schottishe

Saturday,
April 29th
7:30pm 8–10:30pm

Lakewood Masonic Temple

15300 Detroit Ave.

Lakewood

All Welcome!
440-829-4311
Girls Gone Mild $10 No partner required

May Calendar

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
No contra dance in Cleveland Heights
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31

May Details for Contra Dances

Title & Date Lesson Dance Time Location Caller Band & Music Admission Notes
Friday,
May 5th
7:30pm 8pm

Hales Gym

180 W Lorain St

Oberlin

Oberlin Students Oberlin Students $5, students free Put on by The Oberlin Contra Dance Club.
Saturday,
May 6st
7:00pm 7:30–10:30pm

Lakewood Masonic Temple

15300 Detroit Ave.

Lakewood

Carol Kopp Mud in yer Eye
216-371-4096
$8, $20 family
Saturday,
May 6th
6:30pm 7:30–10:30pm

Troy Community House

13950 Main Market Rd

(Rt.422) East of Rt. 700

Welshfield

Paul Balliet Mr. Haney Band $10, $6 for youths
Saturday,
May 6th
  7–10pm

Valley College Grange

2411 Shreve Rd

(Rt. 226 & 3)

Wooster

Susan English
330-347-8155
senglish@umich.edu
Pocketful o' Gimmick $6, $5 for students, $15 for families Lesson included at the beginning of the dance
Tuesday,
May 9th
7pm 8–10:30pm

Quirk Cultural Center

1201 Grant Ave

Cuyahoga Falls

Carol Kopp Hu$hmoney $10, $5 for students
Saturday,
May 13th
7:30pm 8–11pm

Communion of Saints Parish, St. Ann Church

2175 Coventry Rd

Cleveland Heights

Jan Larsen Rhubarb Pie $10, $5 for students
Tuesday,
May 16th
7:30pm 8–10:30pm

Chagrin Falls Township Hall

83 Main St

Chagrin Falls

Kenny Wilson Stomp Culture $10, $8 for youths
Tuesday,
May 23rd
7pm 8–10:30pm

Quirk Cultural Center

1201 Grant Ave

Cuyahoga Falls

Carol Kopp Hu$hmoney $10, $5 for students
Wednesday,
May 24th
7:30pm 8–11pm

Ice Cream Social - Bring a topping to share!

St. Pat's Church

3602 Bridge Ave

Cleveland

Dale Shirer Wood Floor $8, $6 for students

May Details for English Country, Scottish Country, and Swing Dances

Title & Date Lesson Dance Time Location Caller Band & Music Admission Notes

English Country Dance

Thursdays
  2–3:30pm

Hamlet Village, The Atrium

200 Hamlet Hills Dr

Chagrin Falls

All are welcome!
440-286-4725
recorded donation

Swing Dance

Friday,
May 5th
8pm 9–11:30pm

Bainbridge Township Town Hall

17826 Chillicothe Rd (Rte 306)

Chagrin Falls

  Blues DeVille $10, $8 for youths All are welcome!
216-316-0068

Scottish Country Dance

Fridays
  8–10pm

St Ann School Gym

2160 Stillman Rd

Cleveland Heights

Diane Klann
216-932-9038
recorded $5

English Country Dance

Friday,
May 12th
  8–11pm

St. Pat's Church

3602 Bridge Ave

Cleveland

Carol, Steve, & Elizabeth Toad in the Hole $10

English Country Dance

Friday,
May 19th
  8–11pm

Unitarian Society Hall

2728 Lancashire Rd

Cleveland Heights

Wes Senseman
216-650-8622
Musidora $7

June Calendar

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30

June Details for Contra Dances

Title & Date Lesson Dance Time Location Caller Band & Music Admission Notes
Saturday,
June 3rd
7:00pm 7:30–10:30pm

Lakewood Masonic Temple

15300 Detroit Ave.

Lakewood

Carol Kopp Mud in yer Eye
216-371-4096
$8, $20 family
Saturday,
June 3rd
6:30pm 7:30–10:30pm

Troy Community House

13950 Main Market Rd

(Rt.422) East of Rt. 700

Welshfield

Paul Balliet Mr. Haney Band $10, $6 for youths
Saturday,
June 3rd
  7–10pm

Valley College Grange

2411 Shreve Rd

(Rt. 226 & 3)

Wooster

Susan English
330-347-8155
senglish@umich.edu
Pocketful o' Gimmick $6, $5 for students, $15 for families Lesson included at the beginning of the dance
Tuesday,
June 13th
7pm 8–10:30pm

Quirk Cultural Center

1201 Grant Ave

Cuyahoga Falls

Carol Kopp Hu$hmoney $10, $5 for students
Tuesday,
June 20th
7:30pm 8–10:30pm

Chagrin Falls Township Hall

83 Main St

Chagrin Falls

Kenny Wilson Stomp Culture $10, $8 for youths
Saturday,
June 24th
7:15 8–11pm

Windhorse Solstice Contra Dance

Sachsenheim Music Room

7001 Denison Ave

Cleveland

Patti Gutwein
216-749-5869
216-406-6626
Magic Feet $8
Tuesday,
June 27th
  7–9pm

Covered Bridge Dance

Everett Rd off Riverview Rd

Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Carol Kopp Hu$hmoney Donation: $10, $5 for students Ice cream social after the dance: bring a topping or treat to share!

June Details for English Country, Scottish Country, and Swing Dances

Title & Date Lesson Dance Time Location Caller Band & Music Admission Notes

English Country Dance

Thursdays
  2–3:30pm

Hamlet Village, The Atrium

200 Hamlet Hills Dr

Chagrin Falls

All are welcome!
440-286-4725
recorded donation

Swing Dance

Friday,
June 2nd
8pm 9–11:30pm

Bainbridge Township Town Hall

17826 Chillicothe Rd (Rte 306)

Chagrin Falls

  Blue Lunch $10, $8 for youths All are welcome!
216-316-0068

Scottish Country Dance

Fridays,
June 2nd, 9th, 16th, & 23rd
  8–10pm

St Ann School Gym

2160 Stillman Rd

Cleveland Heights

Diane Klann
216-932-9038
recorded $5

English Country Dance

Friday,
June 9th
  8–11pm

St. Pat's Church

3602 Bridge Ave

Cleveland

Carol, Steve, & Elizabeth Toad in the Hole $10

English Country Dance

Friday,
June 16th
  8–11pm

Unitarian Society Hall

2728 Lancashire Rd

Cleveland Heights

Wes Senseman
216-650-8622
Musidora $7