friends of Greenfield Dance

The organizers of the Greenfield dances along with the Friends of Greenfield Dance Board of Directors have decided to wait until at least the fall to resume holding dances. We are watching the numbers as the country reopens and people start traveling. The health and safety of every dancer and performer are paramount. Summer is nearly upon us. Get outside. See friends and family. But most important, get your shots. Proof of vaccination will be required for the foreseeable future in order to attend a dance at the Guiding Star Grange.

Mostly Waltz, 1st Fridays
Wild Asparagus, 1st Saturdays
Swinging Star, 2nd Fridays
Tophill Dances, 2nd and 4th Saturdays
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.

Complete dance information is available by checking the Guiding Star Grange Calendar of Events. An overview of all monthly dances in Greenfield is also available for download (PDF).

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Latest News

Elly’s Gifts

By Friends of Greenfield Dance. Posted on November 9, 2020.

The Grange has received a generous donation of furniture and other items from our dear friend, Elly Bruckner Marshall. Her donation has inspired us to hold our first community online yard sale to benefit the Grange. Please see our flier below for more information, or look at the items for sale here. Elly’s Gifts

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By Maura Morrison. Posted on October 16, 2020.

The coronavirus has had a huge impact around the world, across the country and in our local communities. As for our dance community, the dances held at the Guiding Star Grange have come to a screeching halt. We miss the music, the dancing, and especially, each other. In the meantime, our Friends board members have… (Read more…)

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Why should I join the Friends of Greenfield Dance?

By Friends of Greenfield Dance. Posted on November 1, 2019.

Who are the Friends of Greenfield Dance? “The Friends” is a 501(c)(3) non-profit tax-exempt educational and cultural organization focused on promoting folk dance in the Greenfield, MA area. Our goals are to: promote and support the development of cultural programs of music and dance; facilitate cooperation among musicians and dance community members; maximize participation in dance events.

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