Local Dance Events

Hi Dancers!    I try to pick out the events best suited to ballroom, latin and swing dancing. 

Let me know if there is anything you would like to add!

On-going Events in the Community:

Fridays, on-going, 7:00-9:00 p.m.:  Sonora Ballroom Dancing meets at the Aronos Club, 37 E. Elkin Street, Downtown Sonora for community ballroom dancing.   Lessons at 7 p.m. followed by open dancing at 8 p.m.  Call Barbara or Eden for more information, 532-6901.  $10 donation.  Re-starting on September 8th.

Sonora Ballroom Dancing:   https://www.facebook.com/groups/572858782797316/

Second Saturdays:  Second Saturday Art Night in historic downtown Sonora offers art shows, music and refreshments, at no charge from 5 to 8 p.m.   Visit www.2ndsaturdayartnight.org  for details for each month.

Third Saturdays, 7:30 p.m.:  Contra Dancing at the Aronos Club, 37 E. Elkin Street, Sonora.  Live music; no experience necessary.  Adults $7, Children $3.  For more information, call 532-6025.

Fridays (first, third & fifth), 7 p.m.:  Folk Dancing with Karen & Carlos at The Dance Castle, 23496 Gold Springs Drive, Columbia.  All levels; free!

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Special Community Events! 

RESERVATIONS NEEDED FOR NEW YEAR’S AT THE ELK’S LODGE:

Plan ahead for New Year’s Eve Party on Sunday, December 31st, 2017

5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Theme:  Evening In Paris

Entree:  Salmon, Prime Rib or Vegetarian

Music:  By Steve Johnson and his band, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Price:  $45/person

Ilene will be sending in the dance group reservations on December 1st, so let me know by then if you will be joining us!


Sunday, November 19, 1-4 p.m.:  If the Beat Fits, JUST DANCE!

JUST DANCE is usually held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church (of the 49er’s) in Columbia.   Meet wonderful dancers and have a place to practice and dance to awesome live music.  We love the wonderful talent and energy the musicians bring for our listening and dancing pleasures.  Les Olson of Les’ Entertainment will be entertaining us this year.

$5 donation goes to the church’s Historic Building Fund.  Light refreshments available . . . and of course we love it when people help with bringing something to share!


 

Sunday, December 17, 1-4 p.m.:  If the Beat Fits, JUST DANCE!

JUST DANCE is usually held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church (of the 49er’s) in Columbia.   Meet wonderful dancers and have a place to practice and dance to awesome live music.  We love the wonderful talent and energy the musicians bring for our listening and dancing pleasures.  Les Olson of Les’ Entertainment will be entertaining us this year.

$5 donation goes to the church’s Historic Building Fund.  Light refreshments available . . . and of course we love it when people help with bringing something to share!

 

Sunday, December 31st, 2017, 6:00 p.m.:  New Year’s Eve Party at the Elk’s Lodge

Theme:  Evening In Paris

Entree:  Salmon, Prime Rib or Vegetarian

Music:  By The Rusty Rockers

Price:  $45/person

Ilene will be sending in the dance group reservations on December 1st, so let me know by then if you will be joining us!

 

2018

Saturday, January 27, 1-3 p.m.:  Birthday Celebration with dancing, finger foods and prizes, at the Aronos Club, 37 Elkin Street, Sonora.  Free!  Celebrate October, November, December and January birthdays with dance!  Instruction given for Contra, Folk and Line Dances.  Music for Swing, Tango, Waltz, 2-Step, ballroom and more!   Call 288-2045 for more information.   Finger foods welcome to support this free event; thanks!