Saturday, February 14, 2015

Next Contradance - Saturday, April 25, 2015

April 25 - Skeeziks and Victor Gascon

Special Dance Emerald Ballroom
New Dancer's Workshop with our caller, Victor Gascon, from 7:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. - Learn Contra dance basics for a more enjoyable experience.
Time 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Directions from the SC State House on Gervais at Assembly Street to the Emerald Ballroom:

1. Head north on Assembly St toward Lady St (0.9 mi)

2. Turn left onto US-76 W/Elmwood Ave (1.1 mi)

3. Continue onto I-126 W/US-76 W (0.9 mi)

4. Take the Greystone Blvd exit toward Riverbanks Zoo (0.2 mi)

5. Turn right onto Greystone Blvd (0.8 mi)

6. Turn left onto US-176 W/Broad River Rd (0.9 mi)

7. Turn right onto Omarest Dr (499 ft) Destination is on the left: 1333 Omarest Dr. If the parking lot is full, Emerald Ballroom has made ar-rangements for dancers to park in the lots nearby since the businesses are closed at night.
General Admission $8*
Student Admission $5 (with student ID)
Please bring clean, soft-soled, non-marking shoes. Thanks!

*Prepaid admissions may be purchased for future dances at the discounted rate of $7. Prepaid admissions can be given as gifts and are good for up to a year after purchase.

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Friday, February 13, 2015


During the 2014-2015 season, all of our dances will be held at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church 2501 Heyward Street, Columbia, SC 29205 (corner of Heyward and Queen Streets).

Sep 20, 2014 - Cabin Fever w. Marolyn Floyd calling
Oct 11, 2014 - Hey 4 Four w. Lesly Bowers calling
Nov 15, 2014 - The Unusual Suspects w. Gretchen Caldwell calling
Dec 13, 2014 - BonneTerre w. Victor Gascon calling
Jan 17, 2015 - Good Foot w. Kenny Greer calling
Feb 21, 2015 - Eric The Cat w. Marolyn Floyd calling
Mar 21, 2015 - Contra Force w. Kenny Greer calling
Apr 11, 2015 - BonneTerre w. Lesly Bowers calling
Apr 25, 2015 - Special Dance - Emerald Ballroom - Skeezix w. Victor Gason calling
May 16, 2015 - Cabin Fever w. Victor Gascon calling
Jun 20, 2015 - Cabin Fever w. Gretchen Caldwell calling
Jul - no dance
Aug - no dance