The Dance Gypsy presents

Folk, contra and traditional dance festivals and other events in New York

(between April 28, 2017  and  April 28, 2018)

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This (optional) map includes “clickable” links to the confirmed events. Clicking on a “dancer pin” takes you to the details for that event. All events (confirmed or unconfirmed) matching your description are included (in chronological order) below the map. You may click on a marker or scroll down to those listings without waiting for the map to complete. The back arrow will bring you back to the map.

Understanding the Listings

Gray vs Black? Some listings appear in gray text. This is an intended difference. Gray events are not quite as important as black events. Gray events may be unconfirmed, cross-references or cancelled.

Unconfirmed: A “confirmed” event has in some way been confirmed. We don’t demand a lot for confirmation, but some sort of communication that says to us "yes, that event is taking place on that date!” This is strionger than “Well, there usually are (or used to be) events on that day.”

Cross reference: When a series moves temporarily (perhapsd their regular hall is closed), there is a cross refernce, helping find the actual listing for the day.”

Cancelled: A “cancelled event” appears in places where a dancer might reasonably expect a dance — but there is none. e.g. no dance on a holiday, summer vacation or there conflict". These listings are “lined-out”

The Map: Although the events are listed by date, the map above can be used to identify events by location. When you point at the push pin, the event name appears. Click on the pin and the window will scroll to the speciifc event

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Hillsdale, NY (United States): Mettabee Farm Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: DanceFlurry Organzation

Featuring: Capital District Mega Band ~ David Kaynor ~ George Wilson ~ John Guay ~ Melanie Axel-Lute ~ Vonnie Estes

Dance styles include: Contra Family Dance

Venue: Mettabee Farm: 551 Harlemville Road get a map

Time: 6pm

For more information: (518) 567-5123; (Email): de('info', 'com', 'mettabeefarm');

Date for 2017: Saturday, April 29

(This event (festival #2113) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

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Saturday, May 20, 2017

Greenwich, NY (United States): Greenwich Library Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Greenwich Public Library

Featuring: Fern Bradley ~ George Wilson ~ John Guay ~ Vonnie Estes

Description: traditional contra dance sponsored by the Greenwich Free Library

Dance styles include: Contra Family Dance

Venue: St. Joseph’s Church: 36 Bleeker Street get a map

Time: 7pm

For more information: (518) 692-7157; (Email): de('amiller', 'edu', 'sals');

Date for 2017: Saturday, May 20

(This event (festival #2120) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

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Friday, May 26, 2017

Ballston Spa, NY: Gottagetgon Festival (annual)

Multi-day event: Friday, May 26, 2017 — Monday, May 29, 2017

Featuring: Set Americain

Description: Concerts, workshops. Sat. night family dance

Dance styles include: Family Multiple_style Dance

Venue: Saratoga County Fairgrounds get a map

For more information: (518) 882-6809; (Email): de('betsyfry', 'com', 'aol');

Web: www.pickingandsinging.org

(This event (festival #422) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

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Sunday, May 28, 2017

Tupper Lake, NY (United States): Sunset Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: The Wild Center

Featuring:

Description: Come dance with us! It doesn’t matter if you’ve got two left feet, or if you’re a prima ballerina, everyone is welcome at the Wild Center Contra. Not sure what contra dancing is? Not a problem! All the necessary moves are taught and called; just follow along and you’ll do just fine. Come to dance or just to watch and enjoy the company. and when you start feeling tired from the allemandes and swings, take a walk on our trails as the sun dips beneath the horizon, painting the sky in pastel colors. the live tunes will be provided by the Green Mountain All-Stars. All ages welcome to join the fun. No partner or dance experience needed. a beginners lesson will be taught from 5:30 to 6:00.

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Venue: The Wild Center: 45 Museum Drive get a map

Time: 5:30 Pm - 8:30 Pm

Price: $6 per person, $10 per couple, $15 per family (kids aged 10 and up), no charge for kids under 10

For more information: (518) 359-7800; (Email): de('sschreier', 'org', 'wildcenter');

Web: www.wildcenter.org/event/sunset-contra-dance

Date for 2017: Sunday, May 28

(This event (festival #2123) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

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