Traditional Dances are held in the Gladys Wernette Building at Wheatland.
Check below or on our Events Schedule for specific dance dates and other upcoming events.
These dances feature live old-time traditional music provided by local musicians and callers, in the style of Squares, Reels, and Contras! So come and kick up your heels; it’s dancin’ time at Wheatland!
All dances are open to the public, all dances are taught and no partner or experience is needed. Admission is $5 at the door and those under 18 get in free. Dances are usually the 4th Saturday of the month (Oct.-Apr.), see schedule for details.
To be added to the Traditional Dance monthly email list, please contact the office at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 989-967-8879.
2017-2018 Traditional Dance Schedule
All Dances 7-10PM, $5 Admission, Under 18 Free
NEW! FRIDAY OCTOBER 6 NEW!
Concert and Dance by the Dixie Ramblers — An eight piece Dixieland Band!
Traditional Reels, Squares, and Contra Dances
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28
6:00 Hayride followed by Cider & Donuts
6:30 Potluck & Youth Jam
7-10pm Squares, Reels & Contras
Music and calling by Blue Water Ramblers
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25
Rhythm Billies with calling by David Goodwin
SATURDAY, JANUARY 27
Scarlet Runner String Band with calling by Mark Baumann
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24
Contra Dance with the Rhythm Billies, calling by Polly
SATURDAY, MARCH 24
Potluck and Youth Performances followed by a Dance
Music by Tinker’s Folly, French-Canadian Voyageur Dances led by Wally
Squares and Contras led by Guest Callers
SATURDAY, APRIL 28
Hawks & Owls String Band, calling by Thom & Karin