We hold Contra Dances in the Upstate of South Carolina.  Our Saturday dances are held several times a month on Saturdays at the River Falls Lodge which is located at 150 River Falls Lodge Road, Marietta, South Carolina 29661.  Our City Dance we hold once a month on Fridays on most months of the year.  They are held at Landmark Hall at 156 Landmark Drive in Taylors, South Carolina 29687.  For directions see our directions page.

 
 

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We are looking for somebody to design a flyer to help advertise our dances.  We would like to have mentioned our Saturday dances on some Saturdays of each month at the River Falls Lodge which is located at 150 River Falls Lodge Road, Marietta, South Carolina, and the City Dance held on fourth Fridays of most months of the year at Landmark Hall located at 156 Landmark Drive in Taylors, South Carolina.  Also our Website at harvestmoonfolk.org should be mentioned.  For more information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

We are on the look out for a different dance space to hold our City Dances that would have a lower rent than our current location at Landmark Hall.  If you have any suggestions, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Over an extended period of time there has been a downward trend overall in attendance.  The board is working on ways to reach out and publicize our Contra Dances, and keep them sustainable.  In the meantime, if you would like to make a donation to help keep our dances afloat or to help with upgrades to our aging sound equipment, you can go to https://www.gofundme.com/river-falls-contra-dance to make a donation.  We also have a donation jar for raising money for replacing aging sound equipment that can be found upon entry at our River Falls dances.  So far we have been able to get a new mixer that we started using at our dance on Jan. 13th. Thank you for all of you who have already donated!  So many donations have already been made!  Our outlook has now began to look promising with the outpouring of support as we endeavor to keep our dances strong and healthy far into the future!

 

If you are interested in learning to call, contact Tamara McGovern (tmmcgovern@gmail...) to get on the mailing list about workshops!

 

Please do not park, even part way, on the highway or the circle (River Falls Road or River Falls Lodge Road) including the bridge.  Instead park completely on the grass.  We want to make the roads clear for emergency vehicles to be able to easily get through.  We also do not want to have any problems with the law.  If possible, car pool to save on parking space.  Thank you for your attention on this matter.

 

Friday, May 25 - CITYDANCE at Landmark Hall:
Beginner class 7:30, Dancing 8-11 pm
BAND: SKEEZIKS (Alan Dillman, Joel McConnell, Terry Maluk, and Wes Maluk)
CALLER: DAVID WINSTON

Saturday, June 2 - River Falls Lodge:
Beginner class 7:30, Dancing 8-11 pm
BAND: TIM HIGGENS and WES MALUK
CALLER: DIANE SILVER

Saturday, June 16 - River Falls Lodge:
Beginner class 7:30, Dancing 8-11 pm
BAND: POLARIS (Jesse Ball, Marta Bartholomew, Rose Jackson, and Sam Zakon-Anderson)
CALLER: CHARLEY HARVEY

Friday, June 22 - CITYDANCE at Landmark Hall:
Beginner class 7:30, Dancing 8-11 pm
BAND: REDBUD RAMBLERS (Wes Maluk and David White)
CALLER TBA

Saturday, July 7 - River Falls Lodge:
Beginner class 7:30, Dancing 8-11 pm
BAND: TBA
CALLER: TBA

Saturday, July 21 - River Falls Lodge:
Beginner class 7:30, Dancing 8-11 pm
BAND: TBA
CALLER: TBA

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Admission to regular dances:  Ages 14 and above - $8, under 14 free if accompanied and supervised by a paying individual over the age of 15.  No Coins Please!

Are you a beginner? We strongly encourage you to attend our FREE beginner classes before every dance. Class starts at 7:30 - learn new steps, or just refresh what you know!

CAMPING is available on the grounds for $5 per person. Showers are available.

Check out our potluck dinner! We will periodically host potlucks before or after special events such as the Monster Mash dance or board meetings, but will announce them ahead of time, so stay posted and/or sign up to receive notification through the Yahoo Groups email updates.

Consider serving a term (or two) on our board. Harvest Moon Folk Society is always looking for a few good folks who would help give back to the contra dancing community. More information from any board member, or at the entry desk at any RFL dance.

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