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). 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
February 6 NCOF Joyce Miller Hot Cider  
February 20 NPH Kelsey Hartman
(Bay Area)
Starthistle  
March 5 NCOF Susan Petrick
(Bay Area)
Hot Cider  
March 19 NPH Joyce Miller Starthistle  
April 2 NCOF Bob O'Brien Hot Cider  
April 16 NPH Susan Pleck
(Bay Area)
Starthistle  
May 7 NCOF Kelsey Hartman
(Bay Area)
The Crabapples (Monterey)  
May 21 NPH Celia Ramsay
(Bay Area)
Starthistle  
June 4 NCOF Joyce Miller tba  
June 18 NPH Kelsey Hartman
(Bay Area)
Starthistle  
July 2 NCOF Jean Gorrindo
(San Luis Obispo)
Hot Cider  
July 16 NPH Joyce Miller Starthistle  
July 30 TCAC tba tba Special fifth-Saturday summer dance in Truckee! Details to come.
August 6 NCOF tba Hot Cider  
August 20 NPH Jean Gorrindo
(San Luis Obispo)
Starthistle  
September 3 NCOF Kelsey Hartman
(Bay Area)
tba  
September 17 - - - dance cancelled due to conflict with the Echo Summit Dance Weekend
September 16-18 CS Erik Weberg, Lisa Greenleaf JEMS, The Quarks Echo Summit dance weekend. Sponsored by the Sacramento Country Dance Society. Pre-registration required.
October 1 NCOF Celia Ramsay
(Bay Area)
Hot Cider  
October 15 NPH Eric Curl (Seattle) Starthistle 20th Anniversary Dance. Cake and merriment.
November 5 NCOF Susan Petrick
(Bay Area)
Hot Cider  
November 19 MVGH? Bob O'Brien Starthistle  
December 3 NCOF Jean Gorrindo
(San Luis Obispo)
Hot Cider  
December 17 NPH Susan Petrick
(Bay Area)
Starthistle Holiday dance and dessert potluck