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!

Tuolumne Concerts in the Park 2024 and Outdoor Market starts on June 5th!

 
 
A poster for "Concerts in the Park 2024 & Outdoor Market" with a schedule of bands and musical genres.
 
 

West Side Memorial Park in Tuolumne kicking off their summer concerts in the park June 5 with music from The Lack Family! And every Wednesday thereafter this summer for an outdoor market and live music with a variety of featured bands! Market opens at 5:00 pm and live music from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Bring your favorite lawn chair or picnic blanket and enjoy the Live entertainment – Arts & Crafts – Food & Snacks.

AND

I’m teaching beginning East Coast Swing Classes from 5 – 5:50 p.m. (right before the band starts)!

7 Wednesday Classes from June 5th to July 17th

Location:  18411 Bay Avenue, Tuolumne (next to the park)

Fee:  $20/person or $35/couple (for 7 classes)

 for more information: (209) 928-1214


More EVENTS:

JUST DANCE

Date:  Sunday, May 19 (third Sundays of each month)

Time:  1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Place:  First Presbyterian Church (49’er Church), 11155 Jackson Street, Columbia

Music:  DJ & Vocals by Frank Silva

Music will be played for ballroom, Latin, swing, Country Western and party favorites!

Food:  Light refreshments provided; please bring something to share if you can!

Cost:  $5 for seniors (60+), $10 for adults, no charge for under 18 years old.

 

Just Dance is a fun place to practice and learn new steps.  Ilene & Jim are always available to help and support you.  Looking forward to seeing you there!

 

contact Ilene for more information:  wingstodance@yahoo.com

 


Groveland Entertainment at Pine Mountain Lake . . . check this out!

 


JUST DANCE

Date:  Sunday, June 16, 2024  (third Sundays of each month)

Time:  1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Place:  First Presbyterian Church (49’er Church), 11155 Jackson Street, Columbia

Music:  DJ & Vocals by Frank Silva

               Music will be played for ballroom, Latin, swing, Country Western and party favorites!

Food:  Light refreshments provided; please bring something to share if you can!

Cost:  $5 for seniors (60+), $10 for adults, no charge for under 18 years old.

Just Dance is a fun place to practice and learn new steps.  Ilene & Jim are always available to help and support you.  Looking forward to seeing you there!

contact Ilene for more information:  wingstodance@yahoo.com


More Events:

On-going Events in the Community:

Please note:  I’m not sure if these on-going dances have resumed yet in 2023.   I suggest calling the contact information.

Second Saturdays, 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.  Donations definitely appreciated! September through June.

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. 

Mondays, 7 – 9 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.

 

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See these websites for more fun!

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.

Check out the bands playing at Black Oak Casino here: https://www.blackoakcasino.com/show

And at Inner Sanctum Cellars here: https://www.innersanctumcellars.com/