Contra Dancing
in the northern Sierra Nevada foothills

Dance Schedule

All regular dances are on Saturdays from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm (first Saturdays in Nevada City and third Saturdays in Newcastle). The Newcastle dance takes a summer break for July, August, and September.

A newcomers' workshop precedes each dance; it usually begins around 7:30 pm. For more information about a particular dance or dance venue, email us or call 530-273-3934 (Nevada City) or 530-346-0099 (Newcastle).

Month Day Venue Caller Band Additional info
April 7 NCOF Bob O'Brien Hot Cider Hot Cider retirement party
April 21 NPH Nick Cuccia Starthistle  
May 5 NCOF Joyce Miller The Crabapples
May 19 NPH Yoyo Zhou Starthistle  
June 2 NCOF Susan Petrick Starthistle
June 16 NPH -- -- Summer break; dance cancelled
June 30 TCAC Andy Shore Starthistle Annual 5th-Saturday Summer Dance in Truckee
July 7 NCOF Jean Gorrindo Wild Goose Chase
July 21 NPH -- -- Summer break; dance cancelled
August 4 NCOF Kelsey Hartman tba
August 21 NPH -- -- Summer break; dance cancelled
September 1 NCOF Celia Ramsay tba
September 15 NPH -- -- Echo Summit Dance Weekend; dance cancelled
September 14-16 CS Lisa Greenleaf, Lindsey Dono Latter-day Lizards, Toss the Possum Echo Summit Dance Weekend
October 6 NCOF Joyce Miller tba
October 20 NPH -- --
November 3 NCOF tba tba
November 17 NPH -- --
December 1 NCOF Andy Shore (tentative) tba
December 15 NPH -- --