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.  $10 donation.

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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2020


Incredible Fundraisers with dinner & dancing!
 
SPRING SWING, A Big Band Dance Party for Calaveras Mentoring:
Please note:  This event has been canceled due to the coronavirus.  Please consider donating to the mentoring project here:   https://www.aplos.com/aws/give/Calaveras_Mentoring_Foundation
Rod Harris and his Big Band will be featured at the Spring Swing Dance at Ironstone Vineyards on Saturday, March 28 from 5:30 – 10 p.m.
This is a dinner/dance Fundraiser for Calaveras Mentoring Foundation and is $65/person.  I can reserve a table for 10 (so we can sit together) for $585, making the price per person $58.50.
The dinner will be catered by Lila & Sage.   Live auction will also take place.
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AUCTION GALA, Roaring 20’s Party, April 24, 2020, 5:30-10 p.m.
The CFLC School and Libertas Academy will be hosting this fundraiser at Ironstone Vineyards in Murphys.   Rod Harris and his Big Band will be performing for your dancing delights!   Dinner, appetizers, wine, silent and live auctions will be featured.   Tickets are $50/person at http://www.thelibertasacademy.org.     Yes, let’s try to get a table for dancers!
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Sunday, April 19th, 2020, 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!