Metrolina Dancers Association

Metrolina Dancers Association

Area Wide Calendar

UPDATED:  15 April 2018

Updates occur around the 5th and 20th of each month.  The AWC is the updated authority.

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Area Wide Calendar

The MDA asks each of you to accomplish 1 & 2.  These will be of great benefit to square dancing:
1 –
Keep Dancing (at least once a week) & 2- Recruit at least one couple to learn square dancing

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APRIL 2018
16 Carolina Lakes Squares – Spring Fling Dance
17 Cardinal Squares – Regular Dance
17 Groovy Grovers – Regular Dance
19 Carolina Promenaders – Earth Day Celebration
20 Diamond Yellow Rockers – Benefit Dance
21 Emerald Squares – Regular Dance – Ron Kapnick
21 Belles & Beaus – “Let Us” Dance (Salads)
23 Carolina Lakes Squares – Regular Dance
24 Cane Creek Cruisers – Regular Dance
24 Cardinal Squares – Hawaiian Luau Dance
24 Groovy Grovers – Regular Dance
26 Carolina Promenaders – Canceled
27 Boots n Slippers – Regular Dance
28 Swinging Saints – Regular Dance – Marty Northrup
30 Carolina Lakes Squares – Regular Dance

MAY 2018
1 Cardinal Squares – Regular Dance
1 Cane Creek Cruisers – Regular Dance
1 Groovy Grovers – Regular Dance
3 Swinging Mallards – Regular Dance – Gene Baker/Peggy Broadway
3 Carolina Promenaders – TBA
3-6 Pipestem “Fun Seekers” Fling Pipestem, WV State Park – Greene
4 Diamond Yellow Rockers – Regular Dance
5 Emerald Squares – Regular Dance – Ron Kapnick
5 Belles & Beaus – Canceled
7 Carolina Lakes Squares – Regular Dance
8 Cane Creek Cruisers – You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby
8 Cardinal Squares – Regular Dance
8 Groovy Grovers – Regular Dance
10 Carolina Promenaders – Regular Dance
11 Boots n Slippers – Regular Dance
12 Spinning Moors – Strawberry Dance – Randy Page/Peggy Broadway
12 Swinging Saints – Roses for Mom Dance – David Cox
14 Carolina Lakes Squares – Regular Dance
15 Cardinal Squares – Regular Dance
15 Groovy Grovers – Regular Dance
17 Carolina Promenaders – Armed Forces Dance
18 Diamond Yellow Rockers – Road Trip Dance w/Early A’s
19 Emerald Squares – Canceled
19 Belles & Beaus – Gospel Dance
20 Mountain Mixers – Regular Dance – Bill Restall, Burnsville, NC
21 Carolina Lakes Squares – Rock & Roll Dance
22 Cane Creek Cruisers – Regular Dance
22 Groovy Grovers – Regular Dance
22 Cardinal Squares – Regular Dance
24 Carolina Promenaders – Regular Dance
25 Boots n Slippers – Special Dance – Marty Northrup & Joe Arnold
26 Swinging Saints – Regular Dance – Bob Helms
27 Mountain Mixers – Regular Dance – Ron Libby, Land Harbor, NC
28 Carolina Lakes Squares – Canceled
29 Cardinal Squares – Regular Dance
29 Cane Creek Cruisers – Canceled
29 Groovy Grovers – Regular Dance
31 Carolina Promenaders – Regular Dance

JUNE 2018
1 Diamond Yellow Rockers – Regular Dance
2 Swinging Mallards – 43rd Anniversary Dance – Greg Jones/Peggy Broadway
2 Belles & Beaus – Apple Pie & Ice Cream Dance
2 Emerald Squares – Regular Dance – Ron Kapnick
3 Mountain Mixers – Regular Dance – Mike Sikorsky, Mesa, AZ
4 Carolina Lakes Squares – Regular Dance
4 Mountain Mixers – A2 Dance – Jerry Biggerstaff, Marion, NC
5 Cardinal Squares – Regular Dance
5 Groovy Grovers – Regular Dance
6 Mountain Mixers – Welcome Back Pot Luck Dinner & Plus/A2 Dance – Ron Libby, Land Harbor, NC
7 Swinging Mallards – Canceled (Dance is on the 2nd)
8 Boots n Slippers – Regular Dance
9 Spinning Moors – Flag Day Dance – Red/ White/Blue – Randy Page/Peggy Broadway
9 Swinging Saints – Salad Dance – Bob Helms
10 Mountain Mixers – Regular Dance – Darryl Lipscomb, Mission, TX
11 Carolina Lakes Squares – Regular Dance
11 Mountain Mixers – A2 Dance – Jerry Biggerstaff, Marion, NC
12 Cane Creek Cruisers – Beach Party Dance
12 Cardinal Squares – Regular Dance
12 Groovy Grovers – Regular Dance
15 Diamond Yellow Rockers – 50’s Sock Hop w/Early A’s
16 Emerald Squares – Regular Dance
16 Belles & Beaus – Regular Dance
17 Mountain Mixers – Regular Dance – Ron Libby, Land Harbor, NC
18 Carolina Lakes Squares – Bar-B-Q Dance
18 Mountain Mixers – A2 Dance – Jerry Biggerstaff, Marion, NC
19 Cardinal Squares – Anniversary Dance – Jerry Biggerstaff
19 Groovy Grovers – Regular Dance
22 Boots n Slippers – Regular Dance
23 Swinging Saints – Regular Dance – Danny Thomas
24 Mountain Mixers – Regular Dance – Jerry Biggerstaff, Marion, NC
25 Carolina Lakes Squares – Regular Dance
25 Mountain Mixers – A2 Dance – Jerry Biggerstaff, Marion, NC
26 Cane Creek Cruisers – Regular Dance
26 Groovy Grovers – Regular Dance
26 Cardinal Squares – Regular Dance
27-30 67th National Square Dance Convention - Kansas City, Missouri
30 Metrolina Callers & Cuers Assoc – 5th Saturday Dance – St Andrews UMC

JULY 2018
1 Mountain Mixers – Regular Dance – Canceled
2 Carolina Lakes Squares – Regular Dance
2 Mountain Mixers – A2 Dance – Jerry Biggerstaff, Marion, NC
3 Cane Creek Cruisers – Canceled
3 Cardinal Squares – Regular Dance
3 Groovy Grovers – Regular Dance
5 Swinging Mallards – Regular Dance – Ken Perkins/Peggy Broadway
6 Diamond Yellow Rockers – Red White & Blue Dance with Ice Cream
7 Emerald Squares – Ice Cream Social – Ron Kapnick
7 Belles & Beaus – Patriotic Dance with Hot Dogs
8 Mountain Mixers – Regular Dance – Jerry Biggerstaff, Marion, NC
9 Carolina Lakes Squares – Regular Dance
9 Mountain Mixers – A2 Dance – Jerry Biggerstaff, Marion, NC
10 Cane Creek Cruisers – Picnic Dance
10 Cardinal Squares – Regular Dance
10 Groovy Grovers – Regular Dance
13 Boots n Slippers – Regular Dance
14 Swinging Saints – Hawaiian Luau – Scott Bennett (from OK)/Greg Jones
15 Mountain Mixers – Regular Dance – Jack Lewis, Boynton Beach, FL
16 Carolina Lakes Squares – Beach Party Dance
16 Mountain Mixers – A2 Dance – Jerry Biggerstaff, Marion, NC
17 Cardinal Squares – Regular Dance
17 Groovy Grovers – Regular Dance
20 Diamond Yellow Rockers – Regular Dance w/Early A’s
21 Emerald Squares – Glow Dance – Joe Arnold
21 Belles & Beaus – Special Dance w/Carolina Promenaders – Ken Bower/Peggy Broadway – at the Shield
22 Mountain Mixers – Regular Dance – Ron Libby, Land Harbor, NC
23 Carolina Lakes Squares – Regular Dance
23 Mountain Mixers – A2 Dance – Jerry Biggerstaff, Marion, NC
24 Cane Creek Cruisers – Regular Dance
24 Cardinal Squares – Regular Dance
27 Groovy Grovers – Regular Dance
27 Boots n Slippers – Regular Dance
28 Swinging Saints – Regular Dance – Bob Helms
29 Mountain Mixers – Regular Dance – Stan Russell, Greer, SC
30 Carolina Lakes Squares – Regular Dance
30 Mountain Mixers – A2 Dance – Jerry Biggerstaff, Marion, NC
31 Cardinal Squares – Regular Dance

AUGUST 2018
2 Swinging Mallards – Regular Dance – Theresa Rutz/Peggy Broadway
3 Diamond Yellow Rockers – Luau Dance with Early A’s
4 Emerald Squares – Regular Dance – Ron Kapnick
4 Belles & Beaus – Regular Dance
5 Mountain Mixers – Canceled
6 Carolina Lakes Squares – Regular Dance
6 Mountain Mixers – A2 Dance – Jerry Biggerstaff, Marion, NC
7 Cardinal Squares – Regular Dance
7 Groovy Grovers – Regular Dance
10 Boots n Slippers – Regular Dance
11 Swinging Saints – Watermelon Dance – Ken Perkins
12 Mountain Mixers – Regular Dance – Jerry Story, Fairfield, IA
13 Carolina Lakes Squares – Regular Dance
13 Mountain Mixers – A2 Dance – Jerry Biggerstaff, Marion, NC
14 Cane Creek Cruisers – Ice Cream Dance
14 Cardinal Squares – Regular Dance
14 Groovy Grovers – Regular Dance
17 Diamond Yellow Rockers – Canceled (State Convention)
18 Belles & Beaus – 50s Dance
18 Emerald Squares – Canceled
19 Mountain Mixers – Canceled
20 Carolina Lakes Squares – Favorite T-Shirt Dance
20 Mountain Mixers – A2 Dance – Jerry Biggerstaff, Marion, NC
21 Cane Creek Cruisers – Canceled
21 Cardinal Squares – Ice Cream Sundae on Tuesday Dance
21 Groovy Grovers – Regular Dance
24 Boots n Slippers – Regular Dance
25 Swinging Saints – Regular Dance – Bob Helms
26 Mountain Mixers – Regular Dance – Ron Libby, Land Harbor, NC
27 Carolina Lakes Squares – Regular Dance
27 Mountain Mixers – A2 Dance – Jerry Biggerstaff, Marion, NC
28 Cane Creek Cruisers – Regular Dance
28 Cardinal Squares – Regular Dance
28 Groovy Grovers – Regular Dance
31 Diamond Yellow Rockers – Fifth Friday Fun with Early A’s

SEPTEMBER 2018
1 Emerald Squares – Regular Dance – Ron Kapnick
1 Belles & Beaus – Regular Dance
2 Mountain Mixers – Canceled
3 Carolina Lakes Squares – Canceled
3 Mountain Mixers – A2 Dance – Jerry Biggerstaff, Marion, NC
4 Cane Creek Cruisers – Canceled
4 Groovy Grovers – Regular Dance
4 Cardinal Squares – Regular Dance
6 Swinging Mallards – Regular Dance – Marty Northrup/Peggy Broadway
7 Diamond Yellow Rockers – Open House
8 Swinging Saints – Ice Cream Dance – David Cox
9 Mountain Mixers – Regular Dance – Ed Pabst, Marietta, OH
10 Carolina Lakes Squares – Regular Dance
10 Mountain Mixers – A2 Dance – Jerry Biggerstaff, Marion, NC
11 Cane Creek Cruisers - Anniversary/50s Dance
11 Cardinal Squares – Regular Dance
11 Groovy Grovers – Regular Dance
14 Boots n Slippers – Regular Dance
15 Belles & Beaus – 43rd Anniversary Dance
15 Emerald Squares – Regular Dance – Ron Kapnick
16 Mountain Mixers – Regular Dance – Jerry Biggerstaff, Marion, NC
17 Carolina Lakes Squares – 8th Anniversary Dance
17 Mountain Mixers – A2 Dance – Jerry Biggerstaff, Marion, NC
18 Cardinal Squares – Regular Dance
18 Groovy Grovers – Regular Dance
21 Diamond Yellow Rockers – Crazy Hat Dance with Early A’s
22 Swinging Saints – Regular Dance – Bob Helms
23 Mountain Mixers – Regular Dance – Ron Libby, Land Harbor, NC
24 Carolina Lakes Squares – Regular Dance
23 Mountain Mixers – A2 Dance – Jerry Biggerstaff, Marion, NC
25 Cane Creek Cruisers – Regular Dance
25 Cardinal Squares – Regular Dance
25 Groovy Grovers – Regular Dance
28 Boots n Slippers – Regular Dance
29 Metrolina Callers & Cuers Assoc – 5th Saturday Dance – St Andrews UMC
30 Mountain Mixers – Good Bye Party Dance – Jerry Biggerstaff, Marion, NC

OCTOBER 2018
1 Carolina Lakes Squares – Regular Dance
2 Cardinal Squares – Regular Dance
2 Groovy Grovers – Regular Dance
4 Swinging Mallards – Regular Dance – Bob Helms/Peggy Broadway
5 Diamond Yellow Rockers – 6th Anniversary Dance – Country Western Stomp
6 Emerald Squares – Regular Dance – Ron Kapnick 6 Belles & Beaus – Regular Dance
8 Carolina Lakes Squares – Regular Dance
9 Cane Creek Cruisers – Hoedown Dance
9 Cardinal Squares – Regular Dance
9 Groovy Grovers – Regular Dance
12 Boots n Slippers – Regular Dance
13 Swinging Saints – Regular Dance – Joe Arnold
15 Carolina Lakes Squares – Regular Dance
16 Cardinal Squares – Regular Dance
16 Groovy Grovers – Regular Dance
19 Diamond Yellow Rockers – Costume Dance with Early A’s
20 Emerald Squares – Halloween Dance – Patty Greene
20 Belles & Beaus – Hobo & Benefit Dance w/Hobo Stew
21 Metrolina Callers & Cuers Assoc – Hospice Dance – Steele Creek Presbyterian Church
22 Carolina Lakes Squares – Regular Dance
23 Cane Creek Cruisers – Regular Dance
23 Cardinal Squares – Regular Dance
23 Groovy Grovers – Regular Dance
27 Swinging Saints – Halloween Dance – Bob Helms
29 Carolina Lakes Squares – Ghosts & Goblins Dance
30 Cardinal Squares – Spooky Soup Dance
30 Groovy Grovers – Regular Dance

NOVEMBER 2018
1 Swinging Mallards – Regular Dance – Patty Greene/Peggy Broadway
2 Diamond Yellow Rockers – Night at the Theatre with Early A’s
3 Emerald Squares – Anniversary Dance – Jerry Biggerstaff
3 Belles & Beaus – Regular Dance
5 Carolina Lakes Squares – Regular Dance
6 Cardinal Squares – Canceled
6 Groovy Grovers – Regular Dance
7 Cardinal Squares – Special Friends Dance
9 Boots n Slippers – Regular Dance
10 Swinging Saints – Veteran’s Dance – Bob Helms
12 Carolina Lakes Squares – Regular Dance
13 Cane Creek Cruisers – Red, White & Blue Veterans Day Dance
13 Cardinal Squares – Regular Dance
13 Groovy Grovers – Regular Dance
16 Diamond Yellow Rockers – Regular Dance
17 Belles & Beaus – Veterans’ Appreciation Dance
19 Carolina Lakes Squares – Turkey Trot Dance
20 Cardinal Squares – Regular Dance
20 Groovy Grovers – Regular Dance
23 Boots n Slippers – Canceled
24 Swinging Saints – Thanksgiving Dance – David Cox
26 Carolina Lakes Squares – Regular Dance
26 Boots n Slippers – Special Dance – Marty Northrup & Joe Arnold
27 Cane Creek Cruisers – Regular Dance
27 Cardinal Squares – Regular Dance
27 Groovy Grovers – Regular Dance

DECEMBER 2018
1 Emerald Squares – Canceled
1 Belles & Beaus – Regular Dance
3 Carolina Lakes Squares – Regular Dance
4 Cardinal Squares – Regular Dance
4 Groovy Grovers – Regular Dance
6 Swinging Mallards – Regular Dance – Joe Arnold/Peggy Broadway
7 Diamond Yellow Rockers – Regular Dance
8 Swinging Saints – Christmas Dance – Bob Helms
10 Carolina Lakes Squares – Regular Dance
11 Cane Creek Cruisers – Santa’s Workshop (Bring an Unwrapped Toy) Dance
11 Cardinal Squares – Regular Dance
11 Groovy Grovers – Regular Dance
14 Boots n Slippers – Christmas Dance
15 Emerald Squares – Christmas Dance – Ron Kapnick
15 Belles & Beaus – Christmas Dance
17 Carolina Lakes Squares – Regular Dance
18 Cardinal Squares – Christmas Dance
18 Groovy Grovers – Regular Dance
21 Diamond Yellow Rockers – Christmas Dance w/Early A’s
24 Carolina Lakes Squares - Canceled
25 Cane Creek Cruisers – Canceled
25 Cardinal Squares – Canceled
25 Groovy Grovers – Canceled
28 Boots n Slippers – Canceled
29 Metrolina Callers & Cuers Assoc – Pre-New Year’s Eve Dance – St Andrews UMC
31 Carolina Lakes Squares – New Year’s Eve Dance
31 Emerald Squares – New Year’s Eve Dance

CLUB WEB SITES, AND CONTACT LIST, CLUB DRESS CODES: If you are not sure about a club’s dress code, please give them a call.

“A” Sharps – Mooresville – Advance/C1 Casual Dress – Randy Page 704-588-4122 Thursdays, 7:00PM, War Memorial Building 220 N. Maple Street 28115

Belles & Beaus - Matthews – Casual dress –June thru August – Brenda Lemmond (704-519-8805) & Murray Gonsalves (980-258-0791) – 1st & 3rd Saturdays, Matthews United Methodist Church Scout Hut 801 S. Trade St 28105 E.Rds 7:00 Dnc: 7:30-9:30PM www.bellesandbeausSDClub.org

Boots N’ Slippers - Charlotte – Casual all year – except for “special dances” Dave & Joyce Carpenter 803-831 9031 2nd & 4th Fridays, 7:30-9:30PM, Steele Creek Presbyterian Church 7407 Steele Creek Rd 28217

Cane Creek Cruisers – Waxhaw – Casual All Year – Harvey Hess 704-843-3541 2nd & 4th Tuesday, Walkersville Presbyterian Church, 6204 Brady Road, Waxhaw, C 28173 – Workshop 7:00 PM, Dance 7:30-9:30 PM

Cardinal Squares - Salisbury-Casual Dress -except “special dances”–Jack & Linda Cauble 704-633-9147 Tuesdays, 7-9 PM Web site: www.cardinalsquares.net Salisbury City Park Rec Ctr 316 Lake Dr. 28144

Carolina Lakes - Indian Land, SC – Square Dance attire optional – MS, Announced Plus, Lines - Mondays 7:00 PM – Sun City Carolina Lakes Lakehouse Ballroom – Larry Yencer - 803-396-5662

Carolina Promenaders - Rock Hill, SC – Casual all year - Danny & Peggy Thomas 803-328-0289 Thursdays - Shield of Faith Family Church 2499 Firetower Rd 29730

Charlotte A’s – Charlotte - Sundays – Southpark Cristian Church, 6650 Park South Drive, Charlotte – Casual Dress – Dance 7-9 PM – Squares by Randy Page & Al Broadway – Rounds by Peggy Broadway – Randy and Fran Page 704-588-4122

Diamond Yellow Rockers – Weddington – Theresa Rutz – 704-763-6961 1st & 3rd Fridays 7:30-9:30 PM Mainstream w/Lines – Weddington Methodist Church, 13901 Providence Road, Weddington 28104

Emerald Squares - Hiddenite- -Casual Dress – Jennifer Pennell (828) 244-1877 1st & 3rd Saturdays 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM Hiddenite Educational Complex, 70 Hiddenite Church Rd 28636

Groovy Grovers - Matthews - Casual Dress – Gene & Betty Baker 704-847-9686 Tuesdays, Workshop 7:00 Dance 7:30-9PM - Baker’s Dance Hall, 2843 Williams Road, Matthews 28105

Mountain Mixers – Linville – www.mountainmixers.com Sunday – PLUS DANCING 2:00-4:00PM with Rounds between Tips, A2 Dance 1:30-2:00PM, all round dancing is recorded. Square Dance Attire or smart casual (No shorts) - A2 dance every Monday night at 7:30 to 9:30 PM starting June 1 and going through September 29 with Jerry Biggerstaff.

Mayberry Squares – Mount Airy – Walt Leftwich 336-648-3709 Sunday nights from 7-9 PM

Spinning Moors - Mooresville – Casual Dress–June thru August –Tommy & Brenda Honeycutt 704-857-9681 2nd Saturdays, Dance 7:30-9:30PM, Early Rounds 7:00 PM - War Memorial Ctr 220 N. Maple St 28115 web site: www.spinningmoors.org

Squar N Aders – Lexington – Casual Dress June – Dearl & Shirley Bunce 336-249-1268 Every Thursday 7:00-9:00PM, Lexington Municipal Club, 200 Country Club Drive, Lexington

Swinging Mallards - Charlotte - Casual Dress all year long – Harvey & Monie Alexander 704-547-0616 1st Thursday monthly – 7:30-9:30 PM – Mallard Creek Presbyterian Ch. 1600 W. Mallard Creek Church Rd, 28262

Swinging Saints - Charlotte –Square Dance Attire optional all year – Squares 7:30-9:00PM – Rounds when advertised - Christine Jelley 704-542-1944 2nd & 4th Saturdays, St Andrews United Methodist Church, 1901 Archdale Dr, Charlotte, NC 28210




HELPFUL SQUARE DANCE WEB SITES:
www.nsdcnec.com National Square Dance Convention®
www.67nsdc.com  Kansas City, MO    Jun 27-30, 2018
www.68nsdc.com  Atlanta, GA              Jun 24-27, 2019
www.69nsdc.com  Spokane, WA         Jun 24-27, 2020
http://70nsdc.com Jackson, MS            Jun 23-26, 2021 
www.metrolinadancers.org  Metrolina Dancers Association
www.ncfederation.org  North Carolina State Federation
www.scsquaredance.com  South Carolina Web Page
http://as-we-see-it.epgvl.com South Carolina Web Page – great information about dancin
www.AmericanCallers.com  American Callers Association
www.callerlab.org  CALLERLAB – International Association of Callers
www.usda.org  United Square Dancers of America (great educational information for clubs)
www.dosado.com  Audio & Hanhurst’s Tape Service (numerous links to more sites & much more)
www.arts-dance.org  Alliance of Round, Traditional and Square Dance
www.roundalab.org  ROUNDALAB - International Association of Round Dance Instructors
http://www.wheresthedance.com  Listing of special dances throughout the US

Special Request: As best that we can figure, about 82% of the dancers in our area have e-mail service. If you would run off one copy of the Area Wide Calendar for those who do not have Internet service and put it on your flyer table, I’m sure these dancers would appreciate this very much. These dates are obtained from E-Mails, Flyers and the Metrolina Dancers Association. Make sure your special dates or changes are sent to: Jerry & Kathy Lock  ncbuckeye@metrolinadancers.org (704-455-9433)