Cleveland Area Contra Dance Utopia:
March & April Schedule

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

March Calendar

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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5 6 7 8 9 10 11
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19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31

March Details for Contra Dances

Title & Date Lesson Dance Time Location Caller Band & Music Admission Notes
Friday,
March 3rd
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,
March 4th
7:00pm 7:30–10:30pm

Wear Green! Dance

Lakewood Masonic Temple

15300 Detroit Ave.

Lakewood

Margaret Glenn & Jan Larsen Mud in yer Eye
216-371-4096
$8, $20 family
Saturday,
March 4th
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,
March 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
Saturday,
March 11th
7:30pm 8–11pm

Communion of Saints Parish, St. Ann Church

2175 Coventry Rd

Cleveland Heights

Anna Shelow, Shawn Belt, & John L. Clark Big Fun $10, $5 for students
Tuesday,
March 14th
7pm 8–10:30pm

Quirk Cultural Center

1201 Grant Ave

Cuyahoga Falls

Carol Kopp Hu$hmoney $10, $5 for students
Saturday,
March 18th
7pm 8–11pm

Communion of Saints Parish, St. Ann Church

2175 Coventry Rd

Cleveland Heights

Margaret Glenn Rhubarb Pie $10, $5 for students
Tuesday,
March 21st
7:30pm 8–10:30pm

Chagrin Falls Township Hall

83 Main St

Chagrin Falls

Kenny Wilson Stomp Culture $10, $8 for youths
Friday,
March 24th
7:30pm 8–11pm

St. Pat's Church

3602 Bridge Ave

Cleveland

Dale Shirer Wood Floor $8, $6 for students
Saturday,
March 25th
7:00pm 8–11pm

Trinity Lutheran Church

600 S Water St (Rt 43)

Kent

Carol Kopp Band Behind The Curtain $10, $5 for students
Tuesday,
March 28th
7pm 8–10:30pm TBA Carol Kopp Hu$hmoney $10, $5 for students
Friday,
March 31st
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.

March 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,
March 3rd
8pm 9–11:30pm

Bainbridge Township Town Hall

17826 Chillicothe Rd (Rte 306)

Chagrin Falls

  Dr. Zoot $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 On March 31st there will be a beginner's session from 7:30 to 8:45pm.
Sunday,
March 5th
  1:30–4pm

Austinburg Town Hall

2794 State Route 307 (OH-307)

Austinburg, 44010

various callers recorded $1

English Country Dance

Friday,
March 10th
  8–11pm

St. Pat's Church

3602 Bridge Ave

Cleveland

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

English Country Dance

Friday,
March 17th
  8–11pm

Unitarian Society Hall

2728 Lancashire Rd

Cleveland Heights

Wes Senseman
216-650-8622
Musidora $7

April Calendar

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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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