friends of Greenfield Dance

Where to Stay

If you are visiting the Greenfield contra dances and looking for a place to stay, we have listed a few ideas below for you to check out. This list does not indicate our recommendation, but is simply a list of options in the area. Please keep in mind that Western MA is home to a vibrant academic community of five colleges (Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mt. Holyoke College, Smith College, UMass Amherst), numerous community colleges, and private boarding schools. During move-in weekends and graduations weekends, lodging may not be available.

We also encourage you to explore listings on AirBnB, couchsurfing, or Hipcamp.

CAMPING
Please be advised that campgrounds in Western MA fill up early for holiday weekends. We recommend planning your travels in advance.

Traveler’s Woods of New England, Bernardston, MA

Country Aire Campground, Charlemont, MA

Mohawk Park Campground, Charlemont, MA

Barton Cove Campground, Gill, MA

Tully Lake Campground, Royalston, MA

Northampton/Springfield KOA, Westhampton, MA

White Birch Campground, Whately, MA

BED AND BREAKFASTS
The Brandt House, Greenfield, MA

Stonehouse Farm Bed and Breakfast, Amherst, MA

MOTELS
Additional hotels are located in Hadley, MA.

Days Inn by Wyndham, Greenfield, MA

Red Roof, South Deerfield, MA

Fairfield Inn & Suites, Northampton, MA

Hampton Inn, Hadley, MA

Inns
Deerfield Inn, Historic Deerfield, MA

Black Walnut Inn, Amherst, MA

Inn at Boltwood, Amherst, MA

Hotel Northampton, Northampton, MA

Autumn Inn, Northampton, MA

HOSTING
If you are looking for lodging within the contra dance community, we might be able to help connect you to dancers in our community, with some advanced notice. Please send us an email to inquire.

FGD Events

Oct062019

Positional Calling (Mostly!) Contra dance with Will Mentor.

2-5pm

Join us for an experimental contra dance on a Sunday afternoon! Instead of ladies and gents, or even larks and ravens, caller Will Mentor will teach and prompt the dance using positions on the dance floor. Music by Dave Langford and Kristen Planeaux.

Feb292020

Contra PROMenade 2020

7:30-11:30pm

Save the date! Contra Prom 2020 will feature Gaye Fifer and Eloise & Company! More details to come…