Minnesota Country Dance Weekend

Oct.4-6, 2013
Sokol Hall
383 Michigan St
St.Paul, Minnesota

Contras, Squares, and English Country 

Dance to David Millstone

Music by:



Anytime Players

The Minnesota Country Dance Weekend features workshops and three big dances at beautiful Sokol hall in St.Paul. Kick up your heels at a contra dance on Friday night, a gala English country dance on Saturday night and a community dance on Sunday morning. Gain English country dance skill and technique at two Saturday workshops.  All dances feature live music. Cost of the entire weekend is $100. You can also pay for dances and workshops separately. We encourage you to bring snacks to share for the weekend. For information call Tom Riley, 952-938-2987. Please wear soft soled shoes or dance shoes, not street shoes.


Contra Dance
8 -11 p.m. Friday, Oct.4
Music by Contratopia

English Country Dance workshops
10 am-noon.
Saturday, October 5
2- 4 p.m. Saturday, October 5
Music by Coleraine

Million Dollar ball
8 -11 p.m. Saturday, October 5
Fancy dress encouraged. Refreshments provided. Music by Coleraine

Community Dance
10 a.m. -1 p.m. Sunday, October 6
Contras, squares and English country.

Music by Anytime Players



Nearby Lodging and Restaurants

Hotels/Motels - Rates subject to change. The Twin Cities Marathon is this weekend, so hotel space will be in demand.

Days Inn Midway -  - 1964 University Ave. W.651-645-8681
Holiday  Inn RiverCentre -  7th St. W. 651-225-1515
Hilton Garden Inn -  411 Minnesota St.  651-291- 8800


Day By Day Expresso Cafe - 477 W. 7th St. 651-227-0654
The Glockenspiel - 651-292-9421; below Sokol Hall
Mancini's Char House - 531 W. 7th St.651-224-7345
Villa Roma Pizza - 603 W. 7th St. 651-228-9319



Sokol Hall is on the corner of Michigan St and West 7th St in St. Paul. Hwy 94 has an exit for West 7th (or take Kellogg from the west) and in both cases go South. Highway 35E has an exit for Michigan St.

 As if this information isn't enough...

The Minnesota Country Dance Weekend is sponsored by the Minnesota Country Dance Coop and Tapestry Folkdance Center. For more details about the Weekend enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope with your registration.
Registration forms are available here.