This friendly contra dance awaits YOU
on 4th Saturdays in Amherst, MA.
Come dance to many of New England's
finest callers and musicians.
newcomers learning to contra dance
folks who've been dancing for decades
and everybody in between.
Suggested ages 12 and up
No partner or experience needed
See this dance in action on YouTube.
These events are intergenerational and alcohol-free.
Sit-in musicians welcome!
The painting below by Iso Stein and Ellen Kosmer depicts Munson Memorial Library facing the South Amherst Common, also known as Fiddlers Green.
In the photo above, you'll see this painting hanging in the hall where our dances are held, and where contra dancing has been happening for decades!
_ Upcoming events info on Calendar.
WHEN? Click here for Calendar of events
7:30-10:30 pm on 4th Saturdays Sept-May (except Dec)
Starting with beginner-friendly dances to orient newcomers, becoming more advanced as the evening unfolds.
Yummy potluck SNACKS! Bring one to share if you'd like.
WHERE? Click here for directions
Munson Memorial Library, 1046 South East Street, Amherst, MA 01002
Students / Reduced or Fixed Income: $5-10
Call: (413) 461-0445
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This program is supported in part by a grant from the Amherst Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.