Cottonwood AZ (October 12, 2013) – The Cottonwood Contra Dance is back! Join them on Saturday, Oct. 19th, at the Cottonwood Civic Center, 805 N. Main St. in Old Town. Learn a few steps, make new friends, and dance to live music by the Privy Tippers from Tucson. Steeped in the music traditions of the rural southern Appalachian mountains, the band features fiddle, mandolin, and string bass, and provides a powerful and lively experience. The caller will be Claire Zucker.
Contra dancing is moving, active, aerobic exercise–wear comfortable clothing and shoes. The pre-dance lesson begins at 6:30; regular dance is 7:00–10:00 P.M. The cost is $7 per dancer, $5 for students, and $4 for those 16 and under. No experience or partner is necessary but please bring a snack to share. Call 928-634-0486 for more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.azwedance.org.