3rd Annual Northfield Winter Stomp!

Feb 20 2009 7:00 pm
Feb 20 2009 10:30 pm

winter stomp Shake the snow off your boots at the 3rd annual Northfield Winter Stomp!, a community contra dance in downtown Northfield this Friday, February 20, 7:00 – 10:30 p.m. at the Northfield Armory, 519 Division Street.

Contra dance lesson at 7:00 (recommended for everyone!), followed by contra dancing to Contratopia from 7:30 – 10:30 p.m.

Admission: $9 adults; $6 (non-Carleton) students with i.d. and youth under 18; $20 cap per family. Free admission for Carleton students (courtesy of a grant from the Carleton Student Association).

No previous contra dance experience necessary! Dance lesson provided at 7 p.m., and dance instruction is also provided before each dance, and "called"  throughout each dance of the evening! (This dance will be led by Robin Nelson, celebrated dance caller/instructor at the Tapestry Dance Center in Minneapolis).

  • No dance partner required! Contra sweeps everyone up together into one big dance that involves everyone in the room!
  • Festive (swing ready) attire and comfortable shoes (and boots) recommended!
  • All are welcome, but participation in this contra dance is recommended for youth ages 10 and up!

So, come dance away the chill of winter at the Northfield Winter Stomp! We hope to see you on Friday!