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TAUNY (Traditional Arts in Upstate New York) and What a Raquette Music and Dance invites the community to our next contra dance on Saturday, June 3rd from 7:00-9:00pm.. Everyone is invited to close out the Dairy Princess Parade weekend and start the summer off right at The TAUNY Center with a live-band, community contra dance. Beth Robinson will be calling the dances and lively music will be performed by Deep Freeze Contraband, a Saranac Lake-based group of Jeff Couture (fiddle), Joseph Dockery (guitar and percussion), and Potsdam-local Matt Bullwinkel (piano and accordion). The dance is open to the public and there is a suggested donation of $10. Beginners are welcome and all dances will be taught. This is a family-friendly event.

Contra dancing is a traditional form of social dancing, first brought to the North Country by settlers from New England. Also known as “longways” dancing, it features dancing in "sets" or lines of about a dozen couples. Dancers interact with their partners, and everyone else in the set too, as they dance with easy walking steps to energetic, live music. A caller first explains the movements and then prompts dancers throughout the dance (as in square dancing). Many of the movements used in contra dancing are shared with square dancing.  


The TAUNY Center is located at 53 Main Street, downtown Canton, NY. TAUNY (Traditional Arts in Upstate New York) is a nonprofit organization that showcases the folk culture and living traditions of New York's North Country, offering opportunities to experience, learn about, and reflect on issues related to life in our region. More information is available at tauny.org.


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Photo: Halloween 2016 Contra Dance at The TAUNY Center


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