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English Country Dance (ECD) Program
following in the successful footsteps of last summer.  Charlene Heaton and Craig Kaster have joined together to again present a great ECD dance program. They will start on Friday, July 6 at the Huey Long Fieldhouse dance studio from 7:30 to 9:30 PM as last year and continue each Friday night through August 10.  See the flyer(linked above) for more information on this summer’s ECD program and come on out for a fun time and maybe a new dance experience!


From our friends at  Louisiana Contras and Squares.....

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Special thanks to Marie Francoise Bossard for maintaining this website — here you’ll find dance schedules for both Lafayette and Baton Rouge.  You can also find us on Facebook.

As always, we appreciate help with the set up around 4 pm —  thanks also for your help in putting tables & chairs back at the end of the dance.

Baton Rouge Contra Dance this Saturday June 23

Join us this Saturday, June 23 at 5:00 pm as we dance mostly contras and a handful of waltzes, on the spacious wooden floor at St. Alban’s Chapel (corner of Highland & Dalrymple).  The dance ends at 7:30pm.

Our caller for the evening will be Charlene Heaton. Great live music will be provided by Magnolia Hillbillies - Faith & Buddy McClure, Brian Smyth, Kevin Landry

Feel free to invite friends. At 4:45pm, we’ll offer Basics of Contra for new folks -- we always appreciate experienced dancers helping with the basics.   Extra goodies for the refreshment table are always appreciated.

The suggested donation for dancers is $6 for adults, $5 for students, 18 & under are free.

Hope to see you on the dance floor this Saturday!
see Calendar for details

Looking ahead……………...

New Orleans Contra Dance Sunday July 1, 4:45-7pm, Longue Vue House & Gardens (Band: Gravois Coulee; Caller: Charlene Heaton)

Six Summer Sessions of English Country Dancing will begin July 6, 7:30-9:30, at the Huey Long Field House on LSU campus in Baton Rouge (led by Craig Kaster & Charlene Heaton)  Contact Charlene at to sign up

Lafayette Contra Dance Saturday July 14, 3:15-6pm, First United Methodist Church (Band: Kitchen Session; Caller: Charlene Heaton)
Summer camp info is available at the CDSS website (Country Dance and Song Society).  We have a CDSS group membership, so you may qualify for a discount on camp and store merchandise.  We’ll have camp flyers at the dance.

Find us on Facebook and visit our website  Special thanks to Marie-Francois Boussard, our web guru!

This page was last updated: June 22, 2018