friends of Greenfield Dance

22nd Annual Fall Frolic

The Fall Frolic is the major FUNdraising event for the Friends of Greenfield Dance, with 8 hours of great music, friends, contra dancing & waltzing!

2:00-4:30 Dugan Murphy, calling
Music: Riff Raff- Jesse Ball, Everest Witman, Matt Kenney, and Julie Metcalf
4:45-7:15 Alexandra Deis-Lauby, calling
Music: Cloud Ten- Donal Sheets, Cedar Stanistreet, and Ness Smith-Savedoff
7:30-10:00 Donna Hunt, calling
Music: Party of Three- Joe DePaolo, Lilly Pearlman, and Neil Pearlman
$20 per person
Join or renew your 2018 FGD membership for $25 (or more) and your dance admission is free! You can join or renew in person at the dance. You can also visit our donation page before you come dancing. While there, you can fill out a membership form and bring it with you to the dance or, contribute your membership online in advance using PayPal. Thank you for supporting the Friends!
* Food will be available for sale from the Guiding Star Grange
* Dance clothes by Annie Collins for sale downstairs
* Please wear clean smooth-soled shoes to protect our dance floor
* This is a substance-free/scent-free event
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    Posted by Jessica Schultz on April 23, 2018

    Have you ever wanted to learn how to call contra dances? Learn from Bob Isaacs! The series will be run 4 Saturdays in the Fall: 9/15, 9/29, 10/20, and 11/3/18, 12:00-4:00 PM at the Guiding Star Grange in Greenfield.

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    Posted by Jessica Schultz on December 13, 2017

    By Liz Sturgen

    One of the most visible things the Friends of Greenfield Dance does is put on special events! These are the products of the hardworking Events Committee, currently composed of Liz Sturgen, Katie Olmstead, and Kate Kelliher, with the help and support of the FGD board members.

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  • Hambo Returns to the Grange

    Posted by Jessica Schultz on November 20, 2017

    By Orin Nisenson

    What is a Hambo? Hambo is a traditional dance that originated in Sweden in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. It is a couple dance in 3/4 time, danced to music played with a strong accent on the first beat and a tempo that varies from moderate to fast (100 to 120 beats per minute). The Hambo is a dance with a fixed pattern and tunes almost always have a corresponding eight measure structure.

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New Year’s Eve Contradance


Dance to an all-star cast of musicians and callers, sponsored by the Friends of Greenfield Dance. More details to come!