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
September 3 NCOF Kelsey Hartman
(Bay Area)
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 Angell Brothers Note change of venue!
December 3 NCOF Jean Gorrindo
(San Luis Obispo)
Hot Cider  
December 17 NPH Susan Petrick
(Bay Area)
Starthistle Holiday dance and dessert potluck