7-10pmSchedule - Contra, English, Waltz and Calling Parties

LOCATION: All of our dances are at The Monday Club at 37 S. Maple Street, Webster Groves, MO, unless otherwise indicated.

Our Saturday contra dance is on the third Saturday, and the Waltz Party is the next day.

About once a month we have a three-dance weekend. Look for it!

See the Get the Google Calendar of Childgrove Eventsversion of this schedule

Upcoming Dances 

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Yes, Bob and Martha are back from some of their travels - come enjoy some of the wonderful dances found on the way!

Friday, October 20, 2017, 7-9:30pm - English Country Dance  $10 (ask about discounts)

band:  Tu'Penny Players
caller: Gentleman’s Night Out

Saturday, October 21, 2017, at 7-10pm Contra Dance $7

band: Euphoria
caller: Karen Jackson

Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 7-9pm Waltz Party (Free lesson in the Basics 6-6:50pm) $10

band: The Halcyon Light Orchestra
workshop leader:  Martha Edwards (!)

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday, October 29, 2017, at 7-10pm Contra Dance $7

band: Bony Goat String Band
caller: Ted Steele

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 7-10pm Callers Choice Dance $7

band: Ragged Robin (Billy Boyer and Friends)
callers: multiple

Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 7-10pm Contra Dance $7

band:  Volo Bogtrotters
Caller Mac McKeever

Monday November 6, 2017 at 7-9pm  Learn English Dance $5

music: recorded
caller: multiple

If you are new to English, or new to dancing, this is for you! Experienced dancers are encouraged to come to help the newer dancers - we'll do some more complex dances later in the evening.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Rare Privilege
caller: Jim Hemphill

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Friday, November 17, 2017 79:30pm English Country Dance  $10 (ask about discounts)

band:  Tu'Penny Players
caller:  Zoë Quinn

Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 7-10pm Contra Dance $7

band: Dugout Canoé
caller: Fred  Park

Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 7-9pm Waltz Party (Free lesson in the Basics 6-6:50pm) $10

band: The Halcyon Light Orchestra
workshop leader:  Fred Park

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday, November 26, 2017 at 7-10pm Contra Dance $7

band: Ellen Gomez
caller: Bob Green

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 7-10pm Callers Choice Dance $7

band: Ragged Robin (Billy Boyer and Friends)
callers: multiple

Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 7-10pm Contra Dance $7

band: Root Diggers
caller: Ted Steele

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 7-10pm Contra Dance $7

band: Roger Netherton
caller: Jim Hemphill

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Friday, December 15, 2017 at 7-9:30pm English Country Dance Yuletide Ball  $15 (ask about discounts)

band:  Cosmic Otters with Ben Schreiber
callers: Multiple

Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 7-10pm Contra Dance $7

band: Cosmic Otters with Ben Schreiber
caller: Lauren Peckman

Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 7-9pm Waltz Party (Free lesson in the Basics 6-6:50pm) $10

band: The Cosmic Otters with Ben Schreiber
workshop leader: Lauren Peckman

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday, December 24, 2017 No Dance

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday, December 31, 2017, at 8pm-1am NEW YEAR'S EVE DANCE

Monday, January 1, 2018 NEW YEAR'S BRUNCH - place and time TBD

Past Dances

Monday, January 2, 2017 Learn to dance English at the Plain and Fancy Dance

music: recorded
caller: multiple

Note: the dance from 7-8:15 features easier, community-style dances. If you are new to English, or new to dancing, this is for you! Experienced dancers are encouraged to come to help the newer dancers - we'll do some more complex dances later in the evening.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Saturday, January 7, 2017 7pm  (Workshop in the Basics at 6:30pm)  Callers Choice Dance $7

band: Ragged Robin
callers: 
Multiple

Sunday, January 8, 2017 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Roger Netherton
caller: Wade Pearson

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday, January 15, 2017 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Road Kill Ramblers
caller: Wade Pearson

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Friday January 20, 2017 7pm English Country Dance  $10 (ask about discounts)

band:  Tu'Penny Players
caller: Bob Green and Zoe Quinn

Saturday, January 21, 2017 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Meadowhawk (Matt Turino)
caller: Lauren Peckman

Sunday, January 22, 2017 7pm Waltz Party (Free lesson in the Basics 6-6:50pm) $10
Please note that this month, the Sunday after the third Saturday (when we have our Waltz Parties) is on the fourth Sunday this month instead of the third Sunday.

band: Halcyon Light Orchestra
workshop: Lauren Peckman

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday, January 29, 2017 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Doss Branch String Ticklers
caller: Dale Wilson

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Saturday, February 4, 2017 7pm  (Workshop in the Basics at 6:30pm)  Callers Choice Dance $7

band: Billy Boyer and Roger Netherton - the amazing duo
callers: Multiple

Sunday, February 5, 2017 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Mound City Slickers
caller: Ted Steele

Monday February 6, 2017 7pm  Learn to dance English at the Plain and Fancy Dance $5

music: recorded
caller: multiple

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday, February 12, 2017 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Bony Goat String Band
caller: Valerie Young

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

George Washington dancingFriday February 17, 2017 7pm English Country Dance - Presidents' Ball  $15 (ask about discounts)

band:  Tu'Penny Players
caller: Missy Reisenleiter, Mark Rice, Peter Wollenberg and Bob Green

Saturday, February 18, 2017 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Dugout Canoe
caller: Mac McKeever

Sunday, February 19, 2017 7pm Waltz Party (Free lesson in the Basics 6-6:50pm) $10

band: Halcyon Light Orchestra
workshop: Lauren Peckman

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday, February 26, 2017 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Music Folk String Band
caller: Karen Jackson

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Saturday, March 4, 2017   Callers Choice Dance CANCELLED

NOTE: The March 4, 2017 Callers Choice Dance is cancelled because so many of us want to go to Cape Girardeau for the Chance Dance Weekend. We highly recommend that you do, too!

Sunday, March 5, 2017 7pm Contra Dance $7 

band: Turnip the Beet
caller: Sarah Kaiser

Monday March 6, 2017 7pm  Learn to dance English at the Plain and Fancy Dance $5

music: recorded
caller: multiple

If you are new to English, or new to dancing, this is for you! Experienced dancers are encouraged to come to help the newer dancers - we'll do some more complex dances later in the evening.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday, March 12, 2017 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Dave Landreth has Friends
caller: John Coffman

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Friday March 17, 2017 7pm English Country Dance  $10 (ask about discounts)

band: Tu'Penny Players
caller: Keith Tuxhorn

Saturday, March 18, 2017 7pm Contra Dance $7 

band: Paul Tyler, Jim Nelson & Friends
caller: Ted  Steele

Sunday, March 19, 2017 7pm Waltz Party (Free lesson in the Basics 6-6:50pm) $10

band: Halcyon Light Orchestra
workshop: Bob Green/Lauren Peckman

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday, March 26, 2017 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: MO Possum Tamers
caller: Deborah Hyland

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Saturday, April 1, 2017 7pm  (Workshop in the Basics at 6:30pm)  Callers Choice Dance $7

band: Roger Netherton and Billy Boyer
callers: Multiple

Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Hogtied
caller: Debra Harpe

Monday, April 3, 2017 at 7pm Learn to dance English at the Plain and Fancy Dance $5

music: recorded
caller: multiple

Note: the dance from 7-8:15 features easier, community-style dances. If you are new to English, or new to dancing, this is for you! Experienced dancers are encouraged to come to help the newer dancers - we'll do some more complex dances later in the evening.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: 3 Crooked Men
caller: Bob Green

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Campeau Creek Boys
caller: Lisa Harris

Sunday, April 16, 2017 7pm Waltz Party (Free lesson in the Basics 6-6:50pm) $10

band: Halcyon Light Orchestra
workshop: Bob Green and/or Lauren Peckman

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Friday April 21, 2017 7pm English Country Dance  $10 (ask about discounts)

band: Tu'Penny Players
caller: MR2– Missy Reisenleiter and Mark Rice

Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Roger Netherton
caller: Jim Hemphill

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Root Diggers
caller: Kathy Coffman

 Monday, May 1, 2017 at 7pm Learn to dance English at the Plain & Fancy Dance $5

music: recorded
caller: multiple

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 7pm Callers Choice Dance $7

band: Ragged Robin (Billy Boyer,  Martha Edwards and friends)
caller: multiple

Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 7pm Contra Dance $7

band. Roadkill Ramblers
caller Ted Steele

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 7pm  Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday May 14, 2017 at 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Folk School
caller:  Valerie Young

 Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Friday, May 19, 2017 7pm English Country Dance  $10 (ask about discounts)

band: Tu'Penny Players
caller: Ladies' Night Out with Missy Reisenleiter and Karen Jackson

Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Three Crooked Men
caller: Mac McKeever

Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 7pm Waltz Party (Free lesson in the Basics 6-6:50pm) $10

band: The Halcyon Light Orchestra
workshop leader: Bob Green and/or Lauren Peckman

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Friday evening - Monday morning, May 26-29, 2017 
Meet Me In St Louis Dance Weekend

WOW!  What a great weekend that was!

Great bands, callers, and workshops - much laughter and friendship, set to music.

 See you next year!

 Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's

Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 7pm Callers Choice Dance $7

band: Ragged Robin (Billy Boyer,  Martha Edwards and friends)
caller: multiple

Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Goldmine Pickers
caller: Wade Pearson

Monday, June 5, 2017 at 7pm Learn to dance English at the Plain & Fancy Dance $5

music: recorded
caller: multiple

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's

Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Scraphounds
caller: Dale Wilson

Monday, June 12, 2017 6pm Pizza and Potluck, 7pm (Free) Bay Tour Warmup Dance Party - eat dinner, then enjoy the dances Bob Green's calling on his upcoming tour with the Ladies at Play, at Focal Point (2720 Sutton Blvd in Maplewood, MO). Music provided by Ragged Robin (Martha Edwards and Billy Boyer).

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's

Friday, June 16, 2017 at 7pm Midsummer Night Ball (Dress-up English Country Dance) $15

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For a bit of fun, some people dress as characters from a Shakespeare play for the Ball. No one has yet come as Bottom the Weaver when he is transformed into a donkey, but we keep hoping...  Download a flyer for the Midsummer Night Ball here

band: Tu'Penny Players
caller: Dr. John Ramsay

Saturday June 17, 2017 at 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: The Hoosier Cracker Jacks  (Jamie Gans, Tamara Lowenthal, Dave Landreth, Dedo Norris and Jim Nelson)
caller: Tamara Lowenthal

Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 7pm Waltz Party (Free lesson in the Basics 6-6:50pm) $10

band: The Halcyon Light Orchestra
workshop leader: Bob Green and/or Lauren Peckman

 Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's (YES!)

Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Bony Goat String Band
caller: Lauren Peckman

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's CANCELLED

Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 7pm Callers Choice Dance $7

band: Three Crooked Men
caller: Multiple

Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 7pm Contra Dance $7

band:  Mound City Slickers
caller: Gail Hintze

Monday, July 3, 2017 at 7pm Learn to dance English at the Plain & Fancy Dance CANCELLED

Enjoy this day-before-the-fourth-of-July, and we'll see you next month when four of our callers are back from their travels!

 Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's

 

Sunday, July 9, 2017 at 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Sadie Hawkins Day
caller: Wade Pearson

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's

Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 7pm Contra Dance free! (Come help celebrate the wedding of Tim James and Karen Opp.)

band: Roger Netherton
callers: Wade, Lauren & Valerie

Sunday, July 16, 2017 at 7pm Waltz Party (Free lesson in the Basics 6-6:50pm) $10

band: The Halcyon Light Orchestra
workshop leader: Lauren Peckman

 Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's.

Friday July 21, 2017 at 7pm English Country Dance  $10 (ask about discounts)

band:  Tu'Penny Players
caller: Jonathan Sivier

Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Three Crooked  Men
caller: Karen Jackson

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday, July 30, 2017 at 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: 32 Bartenders
caller: Jim Hemphill

 Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's  Read more...

Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 7pm Callers Choice Dance $7

band: Ragged Robin (Billy Boyer,  Martha Edwards and friends)
caller: multiples

Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Ragged Robin
caller: Mac McKeever

Monday August 7, 2017 at 7pm  Learn English Dance $5

music: recorded
caller: multiple

If you are new to English, or new to dancing, this is for you! Experienced dancers are encouraged to come to help the newer dancers - we'll do some more complex dances later in the evening.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Hogtied
caller: Deborah Hyland

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Friday August 18, 2017 at 7pm English Country Dance  $10 (ask about discounts)

band:  Tu'Penny Players
caller: Nick Rockstroh

Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Meadowhawk
caller: Sarah Káiser

Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 7pm Waltz Party (Free lesson in the Basics 6-6:50pm) $10

band: The Halcyon Light Orchestra
workshop leader: Bob Green and/or Lauren Peckman

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's  Read more...

Sunday, August 27, 2017 at 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Ellen Gomez & Friends
caller: Bob Green

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Friday, September 1 - Sunday, September 3, 2017 - High Tea English Country Dance Weekend

High Tea brings the incredible caller Bruce Hamilton to town again, and guess who else!  The Ladies at Play

Read more here,

Saturday, September 2, 2017  NO Callers Choice Dance CANCELLED

Come to the High Tea Weekend instead!

Sunday, September 3, 2017, at 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Ladies at Play
caller: Andrea Nettleton and Friends

Monday September 4, 2017   NO Learn English Dance  CANCELLED

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...NOTE:

Sunday, September 10, 2017, at 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Roadkill Ramblers
caller: Mac McKeever

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Friday, September 15, 2017 7pm English Country Dance  $10 (ask about discounts)

band:  Tu'Penny Players
caller: Tom Hurlbut

Saturday, September 16, 2017, at 7pm Contra Dance $7

band: Mound City Slickers
caller: Kathy Coffman

Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 7pm Waltz Party (Free lesson in the Basics 6-6:50pm) $10

band: The Halcyon Light Orchestra
workshop leader:  Bob Green

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday, September 24, 2017,  7-10pm Contra Dance $7

band: Roger Netherton
caller: John Coffman

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's (Yes, even though Bob and Martha are on their way to Hawaii, there is a Calling Party, run by Lauren Peckman. No fair having too much fun when they're not there too...) Read more...

Sunday, October 1, 2017, at 7-10pm Contra Dance $7

band: Snorty Horse
caller: Dale Wilson

 

Monday October 2, 2017 at 7pm  Learn English Dance Cancelled

See you next month!

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 7-10pm SPECIAL Callers Choice Dance (FREE - but feel free to donate to Childgrove!) Jim and Mariah Hemphill are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary, so come prepared to have FUN!

band: Billy Boyer, Roger Netherton and Friends
caller: multiple

Sunday, October 8, 2017, at 7-10pm Contra Dance $7

band: MO Possum Tamers
caller: Deborah Hyland

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 7pm Calling Party at Bob and Martha's Read more...

Sunday, October 15, 2017, at 7-10pm Contra Dance $7

band: Roger Netherton
caller: Wade Pearson

 

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