Minnesota Country Dance Weekend
383 Michigan St
Contras, Squares, and English Country
Dance to David Millstone
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.
• 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
• 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
• 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
LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION
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.