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.   September through May.

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 Carlos at The Dance Castle, 23496 Gold Springs Drive, Columbia.  All levels; free!

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Special Community Events! 

2018

 

Saturday, October 13, 8 – 10 p.m.: Risky Biscuits, summer concert in downtown Sonora’s Coffill Park.   Free; no-host beer and wine served.


Sunday, October 14, 6-9 p.m.:  Dance Castle Gala!   Theme:  “Night at the Haunted Mansion”    Suggested Attire:  “20’s evening wear, Steam Punk, or be the lost stranger (beware)

 


Friday and Saturday, October 19-20, 9 p.m.:  Foreverland (Michael Jackson Tribute) at Black Oak Casino, Willow Creek Lounge


Sunday, October 21, 2018, 1-4 p.m.:  JUST DANCE

JUST DANCE will be held at the Dance Castle in October (the Bach Festival will be at the 49er Church).    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 providing us with the best dancing tunes.

 


Friday, October 26, 2018, 9 p.m.:  Rock of Ages at Black Oak Casino, Willow Creek Lounge

Saturday, October 27, 2018, 9 p.m.:   Journey Revisited at Black Oak Casino, Willow Creek Lounge


Sunday, November 18, 2018, 1-4 p.m.:  JUST DANCE

JUST DANCE is usually held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church (of the 49’er’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 providing us with the best dancing tunes.

$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 16, 2018, 1-4 p.m.:  JUST DANCE

JUST DANCE is usually held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church (of the 49’er’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 providing us with the best dancing tunes.

$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!