This friendly contra dance awaits YOU
on 4th Saturdays in Amherst, MA
with many of New England's
finest callers and musicians.
It's fun for...
newcomers who want to find out
what contra dancing is all about,
experienced dancers who enjoy
this community-oriented scene,
and everybody in between.
No partner or experience needed
(Suggested ages 12 and up)
See this dance in action on YouTube.
These events are inter-generational and alcohol-free.
When? Click here for calendar of events
7:30-10:30 pm on 4th Saturdays Sept-June (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
Sliding scale: $5-10 per person (pay what you can)
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_Photos by friends of Fiddlers Green Contra Dance
Graphic at top of page by Toki Oshima ~ tokiart.com
See Calendar for upcoming events.
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!