Contras and Waltzes

The Avalon Ballroom, 6185 Arapahoe Road, Boulder. 5th Fridays (when they occur, about 4 times a year). 8 – 11 p.m. Lesson 7:30pm. $10/$8 members.

An evening of contra dances and waltzing to live music by local ensembles playing traditional music from a variety of countries including the British Isles. You may come alone or bring a partner, but in this relaxed evening people generally dance with a different partner for each dance. Dress can be casual to dressy, vintage to modern! A free contra lesson is provided at 7:30p.m., and light refreshments are provided during the breaks.