Schedule

 2018  Morgantown Square Dance Schedule

40th anniversary of Morgantown Friends of Oldtime Music and Dance!

At Marilla Center unless otherwise noted

Dances begin at 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm
Cost is $5.00, $3/students, $10/family
Refreshments  will be served
Beginners and singles welcome
No Experience necessary!

Sept. 9th – Season Kickoff! Caller: Mack Samples
Band: Gerry Milnes and Friends
40th anniversary season kickoff! Potluck/Grill out at 6:30! Hotdogs provided 🙂
 FB Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/506998586358908/
Oct 14th +
Family Dance
Caller: T-Claw from Elkins WV
Band: Allegheny Hellbenders
Family Dance starts at 6:30 with potluck and playtime, Regular dance starts at 8:00 as usual!
6:30 Potluck and Playtime!
Family dance to old-time music 7:15-8:00
Regular Square Dance at 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm
FB Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/100135080711908
Oct. 21*  Mountaineer Week Dance at WVU
Caller: Taylor Runner
Band: High Ridge Ramblers
*At WVU Mountain Lair
More info: http://mountaineerweek.wvu.edu/schedule
Oct. 28* Fundraisier for CIP WVU Council of International Programs (CIP) Fundraiser
Caller: Taylor Runner
Band: Kennedy Barn Stringband
* at Marilla Park
Morgantown Friends of Old Time Music and WV Council of International Programs (CIP) are hosting an old time square dance Saturday October 28 from 7 to 9:30 pm at Marilla Center. Enjoy international refreshments prepared by our participants from Cuba, China, Germany, Nigeria and Turkey. All dance skill levels are welcome: Taylor walks dancers through each dance before calling to music. Come celebrate our community and our visitors from other lands. Adults $5, students $3, Families $10 This fundraiser benefits CIP. For more information: international.wvu.edu/cip
Nov 11th **NOTE this dance is at Wiles Hill Community Center Caller: Dave Shombert from Elkins WV
Band: Lonepine Stringband from Pittsburgh PA
Directions to Wiles Hill : https://goo.gl/maps/atKXFv62m162
FB Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/111000522917032/
Dec. 9th + Family Dance!  Caller: Taylor Runner
Band: Kennedy Barn Stringband
Family Dance starts at 6:30 with potluck and playtime, Regular dance starts at 8:00 as usual!
6:30 Potluck and Playtime!
Family dance to old-time music 7:15-8:00
Regular Square Dance at 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm
 FB Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/112485519415617/
Jan. 13 Caller: Tony Minney
Band: Tristan Dennis and Friends
FB Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/136507233618518/
Feb. 10th + Family Dance Caller: Joyce Rossbach
Band: Long Point String Band
FB Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1958648291080182/
Feb. 24th **FESTIVAL** Gardner Winter Music Festival Sat. Evening Dance – Morgantown, WV
Caller: Taylor Runner
Band: Gardner Fest pick up bamd
Square dance from 8-10PM on Saturday at the festival!  Dance is at South Middle School at 500 E Parkway Dr, Morgantown, WV.
More information visit http://www.gwmf.org/
or FB:
March 10th Caller: Gaye Fifer from Pittsburgh PA
Band:   Larry Spizak and friends
Family Dance starts at 6:30

FB Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1835862016726943/
 March/April * 40th Anniversary Concert! Band:  TBD!
FB Event Link:
 April 14th Caller: Mary Alice Milnes
Band:   Gerry Milnes and Friends

FB Event Link:
 May 12th Caller: Judy Greenhill
Band:  Relative Harmony

 



 Family Dance Dates  – TBD

Family Dances start at 6:30 with a potluck, followed by dancing!  then Regular Dance starts at 8 like usual.  A great chance for families with younger members to come dance before bedtime 🙂  Great opportunity to bring kids, beginners, and the whole family!

6:30 Potluck and Playtime!
Family dance to old-time music 7:15-8:00
Regular Square Dance at 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm

 


SAVE THE DATE!


For a great WV event Calendar of Music and Dance Events, check out Kanawha Valley Friends of Old-Time Music and Dance‘s
Event Calendar <— Great Resource!  
For more square dancing check out Steel City Squares in Pittsburgh and the Mountain Music Trail for other square dances in WV!
For more local Morgantown dancing check out the Morgantown Social Dance Calendar!

Let us know if you have any events you’d like added:  morgantowndances (at) gmail (dot) com


CONTRA IN MORGANTOWN  – on hiatus for now – check out Pittsburgh Contra for local contra dance events!