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Contra Dancing

co-sponsored by the Southern Nevada Old Time Contra Dancers

Hosted at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, this is a chance to dance to the live music of an acoustic band playing joyful fiddle tunes, driving reels and a waltz or two. These lively community dancers ( all ages welcome ) recapture the spirit of New England other frontier barn dances from American history. All dances are taught and called, newcomers and families are welcome. No need to bring a partner. Wear comfortable flat-soled shoes and casual clothing.
Adults are $7, members, students and military $5 and children under 16 and non-dancing adults for $3 Pay at the door.

Call 229-6383 for details.

Event is ongoing: Indefinitely

  • Saturdays from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: The Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., Las Vegas

Cost: $3 - $7

Age limit: All ages

Categories: Activities | Dance, Las Vegas, All, Evening, Family Style Event

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Event posted July 31, 2009
Last updated Oct. 13, 2011

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