Cleveland Area Contra Dance Utopia:
September and October Schedule

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

September Calendar

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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September Details for Contra Dances

Title & Date Lesson Dance Time Location Caller Band & Music Admission Notes
Saturday,
September 2nd
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,
September 9th
7:30pm 8–11pm

Communion of Saints Parish, St. Ann Church

2175 Coventry Rd

Cleveland Heights

TBA TBA $10, $5 for students
Tuesday,
September 12th
7pm 8–10:30pm

Quirk Cultural Center

1201 Grant Ave

Cuyahoga Falls

Carol Kopp Hu$hmoney $10, $5 for students
Saturday,
September 16th
7pm 8–11pm

Communion of Saints Parish, St. Ann Church

2175 Coventry Rd

Cleveland Heights

Al Pavlinak Rhubarb Pie $10, $5 for students
Tuesday,
September 15th
7:30pm 8–10:30pm

Chagrin Falls Township Hall

83 Main St

Chagrin Falls

Kenny Wilson Stomp Culture $10, $8 for youths
Saturday,
September 23rd
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,
September 26th
7pm 8–10:30pm

Quirk Cultural Center

1201 Grant Ave

Cuyahoga Falls

Carol Kopp Hu$hmoney $10, $5 for students

Fall Frolic

Saturday,
September 30th
7:30pm 8–11pm

Lakewood Masonic Temple

15300 Detroit Ave.

Lakewood

Jan Larsen Girls Gone Mild $10

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

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

English Country Dance

Sundays
  7:15–8:15pm

Kendal at Oberlin, Community Center

600 Kendal Drive

Oberlin

All are welcome!
Jan Larsen
216-932-4477
Consensus Free

English Country Dance

Thursdays
  2–4pm

Unitarian Society Hall

2728 Lancashire Rd

Cleveland Heights

All are welcome!
440-286-4725
recorded $3

English Country Dance

Friday,
September 8th
  8–11pm

St. Pat's Church

3602 Bridge Ave

Cleveland

Steve & Elizabeth Toad in the Hole $10

Scottish Country Dance

Fridays,
September 8th, 15th, 22nd, & 29th
  8–10pm

St Ann School Gym

2160 Stillman Rd

Cleveland Heights

Diane Klann
216-932-9038
recorded $5

October Calendar

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31

October Details for Contra Dances

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

Lakewood Masonic Temple

15300 Detroit Ave.

Lakewood

Margaret Glenn Mud in yer Eye
216-371-4096
$8, $20 family
Saturday,
October 7th
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
Tuesday,
October 10th
7pm 8–10:30pm

Quirk Cultural Center

1201 Grant Ave

Cuyahoga Falls

Carol Kopp Hu$hmoney $10, $5 for students

Scottish and Contra dancing!

Saturday,
October 14th
7:30pm for Contra 5–7pm for Scottish, 8–11pm for Contra

Communion of Saints Parish, St. Ann Church

2175 Coventry Rd

Cleveland Heights

Diane Klann for Scottish, Rachel O'Brien for Contra Toppish Donation for Scottish; $10, $5 for students for Contra Potluck dinner at 7pm
Tuesday,
October 17th
7:30pm 8–10:30pm

Chagrin Falls Township Hall

83 Main St

Chagrin Falls

Kenny Wilson Stomp Culture $10, $8 for youths
Saturday,
October 21st
7pm 8–11pm

Communion of Saints Parish, St. Ann Church

2175 Coventry Rd

Cleveland Heights

Kenny Wilson Rhubarb Pie $10, $5 for students
Tuesday,
October 24th
7pm 8–10:30pm

Quirk Cultural Center

1201 Grant Ave

Cuyahoga Falls

Carol Kopp Hu$hmoney $10, $5 for students
Saturday,
October 28th
7:00pm 8–11pm

Trinity Lutheran Church

600 S Water St (Rt 43)

Kent

Carol Kopp Band Behind The Curtain $10, $5 for students

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

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

English Country Dance

Sundays
  7:15–8:15pm

Kendal at Oberlin, Community Center

600 Kendal Drive

Oberlin

All are welcome!
Jan Larsen
216-932-4477
Consensus Free

English Country Dance

Thursdays
  2–4pm

Unitarian Society Hall

2728 Lancashire Rd

Cleveland Heights

All are welcome!
440-286-4725
recorded $3

Swing Dance

Friday,
October 6th
8pm 9–11:30pm

Bainbridge Township Town Hall

17826 Chillicothe Rd (Rte 306)

Chagrin Falls

  J. Scott Franklin and his Quarchestra Dance Band $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,
October 8th
  8–11pm

St. Pat's Church

3602 Bridge Ave

Cleveland

Carol & Elizabeth Toad in the Hole $10