Cleveland Area Contra Dance Utopia:
December, January, and February Schedule

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

December Calendar

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31 January 1st, 2018

December Details for Contra Dances

Title & Date Lesson Dance Time Location Caller Band & Music Admission Notes
Friday,
December 1st
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,
December 2nd
  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,
December 2nd
6:30pm 7:30–10:30pm

Troy Community House

13950 Main Market Rd

(Rt.422) East of Rt. 700

Welshfield

Kenny Wilson Mr. Haney Band $10, $6 for youths
Saturday,
December 9th
7:30pm 8–11pm

Communion of Saints Parish, St. Ann Church

2175 Coventry Rd

Cleveland Heights

Michael Hamilton Dave & Friends $10, $5 for students for Contra
Tuesday,
December 12th
7pm 8–10:30pm

Quirk Cultural Center

1201 Grant Ave

Cuyahoga Falls

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

Communion of Saints Parish, St. Ann Church

2175 Coventry Rd

Cleveland Heights

Patti Gutwein Rhubarb Pie $10, $5 for students
Tuesday,
December 19th
7:30pm 8–10:30pm

Chagrin Falls Township Hall

83 Main St

Chagrin Falls

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

Quirk Cultural Center

1201 Grant Ave

Cuyahoga Falls

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

New Year's Eve

Sunday,
December 31st
  4:30–6:30pm for English,
8pm–12:30am for Contra

Lakewood Masonic Temple

15300 Detroit Ave.

Lakewood

Carol Kopp for English,
Gaye Fifer for Contra
Toad in the Hole for English,
Changeling for Contra
English: $15 or $10 pre-registered,
Contra: $25 or $20 pre-registered

There will be a finger food potluck at 6:30pm.

Register in advance at Dancerfly!

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

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

Scottish Country Dance Class

Fridays,
December 1st, 8th, & 15th
  8–10pm

St Ann School Gym

2160 Stillman Rd

Cleveland Heights

Diane Klann
216-932-9038
recorded $5 Christmas party on December 15th!

Swing Dance

Friday,
December 1st
8pm 9–11:30pm

Bainbridge Township Town Hall

17826 Chillicothe Rd (Rte 306)

Chagrin Falls

  Hepcat Revival $10, $8 for youths All are welcome!
216-316-0068

English Country Dance

Sundays,
December 3rd, 10th, & 17th
  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
  1:30–3:30pm

Unitarian Society Hall

2728 Lancashire Rd

Cleveland Heights

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

English Country Dance

Friday,
December 8th
  8–11pm

St. Pat's Church

3602 Bridge Ave

Cleveland

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

January, 2018 Calendar

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31

January, 2018 Details for Contra Dances

Title & Date Lesson Dance Time Location Caller Band & Music Admission Notes
Saturday,
January 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
Saturday,
January 6th
7:00pm 7:30–10:30pm

"Wear a Crazy Hat Dance"

Lakewood Masonic Temple

15300 Detroit Ave.

Lakewood

Carol Kopp Mud in yer Eye
216-371-4096
$8, $20 family
Saturday,
January 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
Tuesday,
January 9th
7pm 8–10:30pm

Quirk Cultural Center

1201 Grant Ave

Cuyahoga Falls

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

Communion of Saints Parish, St. Ann Church

2175 Coventry Rd

Cleveland Heights

Michael Hamilton Trillium $10, $5 for students for Contra This dance has been cancelled due to weather conditions and resulting travel hazards. Please be warm and safe!
Tuesday,
January 16th
7:30pm 8–10:30pm

Chagrin Falls Township Hall

83 Main St

Chagrin Falls

Kenny Wilson Stomp Culture $10, $8 for youths
Saturday,
January 20th
7pm 8–11pm

Communion of Saints Parish, St. Ann Church

2175 Coventry Rd

Cleveland Heights

Carol Kopp Rhubarb Pie $10, $5 for students
Tuesday,
January 23rd
7pm 8–10:30pm

Quirk Cultural Center

1201 Grant Ave

Cuyahoga Falls

Paul Balliet Hu$hmoney $10, $5 for students
Saturday,
January 27th
7:00pm 8–11pm

Trinity Lutheran Church

600 S Water St (Rt 43)

Kent

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

January, 2018 Details for English Country, Scottish Country, and Swing Dances

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

Swing Dance

Friday,
January 5th
8pm 9–11:30pm

Bainbridge Township Town Hall

17826 Chillicothe Rd (Rte 306)

Chagrin Falls

  Rachel & The Beatnik Playboys $10, $8 for youths All are welcome!
216-316-0068

Scottish Country Dance Class

Fridays
  8–10pm

St Ann School Gym

2160 Stillman Rd

Cleveland Heights

Diane Klann
216-932-9038
recorded $5

English Country Dance

Sundays
  7:15–8:15pm

Kendal at Oberlin, Community Center

600 Kendal Drive

Oberlin

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

English Country Dance

Thursdays,
January 11th, 18th, & 25th
  1:30–3:30pm

Unitarian Society Hall

2728 Lancashire Rd

Cleveland Heights

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

English Country Dance

Friday,
January 12th
  8–11pm

St. Pat's Church

3602 Bridge Ave

Cleveland

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