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Fergus Contra Dance: Friday April 27th

We hope that we are now in Spring! And if not . . . do know that Friday April 27th will still be a fabulous night! Come and join the fun!  8 - 10:30 pm in Fergus All dances are taught and then prompted by callers Tom Calwell & Myra Hirschberg (Peterborough)....

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Fergus Contra Dance, Friday February 23, 2018

St James Anglican church, 171 Queen St E, Fergus, ON 8-10.30pm Come spend a Friday evening in February forging new friendships all while dancing the night away. It's fun. It's welcoming. It's good for those brain synopses! It's intergenerational. It's community. It...

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November 24: our last dance for 2017!

Fergus Contra Dance Friday, November 24th Caller: Kris Rosar Live music by Rick Avery on keyboard and Ben Bolker on fiddle  DIFFERENT VENUE (see also below): Victoria Park Fieldhouse 160 Albert St W Fergus, ON N1M 2W5 7:15              Doors open 7:45 - 8:00  ...

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Ready To Pass On The Torch

In addition to being fun, joyful, and satisfying, dancing is a wonderful, community-based activity that is sustained thanks to the efforts of a small group of volunteers. Since 2011, a solid contra dance community has developed in Fergus, and traditional social...

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March 24th Contra Dance with Scatter the Cats

Fergus contra dances is pleased to welcome guest band Scatter the Cats again Friday March 24th. Of course with caller Frank Francalanza. People can get hooked on contra dance. Ask our regular dancers! We are looking for new dancers to expand our group, and are sure...

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June 24th Barn Dance

Dancing for Water! Squares, circles, reels, contras for a good cause! In support of the fight for our local water supply, Janice Ferri has organized a Barn Dance at the Legion (110 Metcalfe St.) in Elora. Tickets are $15 at the door. Live music by Relative Harmony....

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Fergus is ready for 2016

Although saddened by the fact that Guelph has closed its contra doors, Drumlin Contra Dances in Fergus is still alive and kicking! If you like a PDF version for the scheduled Fergus dances until the summer, you can click here. Check out the calendar for upcoming...

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No More Guelph Contra Dances

After struggling for a long time, the heart wrenching decision has been made to close the doors on the Guelph location of the Drumlin contra dances. The Fergus dances, on the 4th Friday of the month, will continue. Guelph dances will not. The next Drumlin contra dance...

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Hello Contra Dancers

We are excited about our fall season of dances which features several guest bands and guest callers along with our regular house band, Relative Harmony! Our first dance in Fergus, on Friday September 25th (always the 4th Friday of the month) features "Big Fun" from...

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