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:
Please note: I’m not sure if these on-going dances have resumed yet in 2021. I suggest calling the contact information.
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. $10 donation. (not meeting yet)
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.
Some Wednesdays (see “classes” for dates), 6 p.m.: Folk Dancing with Carlos at The Dance Castle, 23496 Gold Springs Drive, Columbia. All levels; free!
Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.: Line Dancing with Carolyn Silva at First Presbyterian Church of Columbia (aka 49er Church, 11155 Jackson Street) in Faith Hall. Free.
Events are popping up; looks like a wonderful year for dancing! I’m not sure what kind of “dance” music these bands play, so look them up on google or youtube.
Saturday, October 23, 9 p.m.: DJ Bobby Brown (favorite hits) at Black Oak Casino. Free.
Friday, October 29, 6 p.m.: Halloween Dinner & Dance at the Elk’s Lodge. Doors open at 5 p.m. for social hour. Dinner is at 6:30. Menu is Homemade Beef Stew (all you can eat), Green Salad, Biscuits with butter & jam and a Halloween Dessert. Dancing starts around 7:30 with our very own Les Olson playing your favorite dance tunes! Tickets are $20 per person; RSVP by October 21st by calling Pam at 209-480-3577.
Saturday, October 30, 9 p.m.: Hired Gunn (Tuolumne County’s Classic Rockin’ Party) at Black Oak Casino. Free.
Thursday, November 4, 8 p.m.: Paul Thorn (Southern Americana) at Black Oak Casino. Tickets are $15 plus fee at https://www.blackoakcasino.com/events/paul-thorn/