The organizers of the Greenfield dances along with the Friends of Greenfield Dance Board of Directors met on July 21st to take stock of where things are now. Once again, we were unanimous in deciding that we will not be resuming dancing in the next couple of months and will look farther into the fall with hopefulness. We are watching the infection rates, which are currently going up, and we feel it remains essential to care for our community by waiting a while longer to dance together. We are still certain that we will require proof of vaccination, so if you have been hesitant, please notice all your friends and family who did fine with getting their shots, and join them in being safe by getting vaccinated.
Meanwhile, this long span of time has given the Grange an amazing opportunity to get the dance floor refinished in a way that it couldn’t have been done if we were dancing. Wait until you see!
And have you seen the notices for our two Parking Lot Concerts? Coming up on July 30, Sarah-Hadley Yakir, Jesse Ball and Sam Zakon-Anderson will play for us. And on August 21st, Molly Tucker and Casey Murray will perform on the back porch while we spread out in the parking lot. This will be a lovely opportunity to be together.
Mostly Waltz, 1st Fridays
Wild Asparagus, 1st Saturdays
Swinging Star, 2nd Fridays
Tophill Dances, 2nd and 4th Saturdays
The Guiding Star Contra Dance Ensemble, 3rd Fridays
The Moving Violations, 3rd Saturdays
Experienced Contra Dance Series, 4th Fridays
Fifth Saturdays, Contras
Friends of Greenfield Dance Board of Directors
The Friends of Greenfield Dance supports traditional dance and music opportunities in Greenfield, MA.
Welcome to the dance community at the Guiding Star Grange. Here, we strive to accept each other’s differences while celebrating our mutual love of dance, music, community and friendship. We provide a platform of dialogue and support for all dance organizers in Greenfield and we support opportunities to strength our dance community through workshops and dances. Learn more about us.
Come to a dance! Dances at the Guiding Star Grange in Greenfield are run by eight different dance organizers who offer a variety of contra dances each month, on Friday and Saturday evenings. Occasional workshops are offered through the year, and special dances are held on selected Sundays.