Community Contra Dances to begin Sept. 30 in Canton
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 - 6:12 am

CANTON – TAUNY, the St. Lawrence University Greenhouse, and the Sustainable Living Project/Local Living Festival are again joining efforts to present Community Contra Dances, beginning Friday, Sept. 30, in the St. Mary's School gymnasium, Powers Street. These community events offer energetic, easy-to-follow social dancing to live traditional North Country and Celtic fiddle tunes. People of all ages are welcome.

Providing live music on Friday will be "The Dynamic Duo and the Incredible Houk," made up of three talented North Country musicians: champion fiddlers Don Woodcock and Gretchen Koehler and bassist Carter Houk.

Anyone wishing a lesson may arrive at 7:30 p.m.; the dance will run from 8 to 10 p.m. Admission is by suggested donation of $10 for adults, $3-$5 for students, and children under 16 free. No partner is necessary to join in the fun. For more information contact [email protected] or 386-4289.