Special DancesWe hold special dance events every few months (or more!), featuring guest dance callers and live music. Check out our future events on this page, or look at our past special dances.There is a discount for members of TCD and for members of TECDA at our special dances.
Sunday January 28, 2018: For experienced dancersRalph Thornton Centre (third floor), 1:00 to 4:00. Gaye Fifer calling. Music by Daev Clysdale and Jenny Melvin.Suggested donation $12. This is part of a four-dance weekend, with Gaye Fifer calling a double dance for Toronto Contra Dancethe previous day.Saturday February 24, 2018: Advanced dance, including Dutch Crossing!St Barnabas Church, 2:00 to 5:00. Cathy Campbell calling. Admission $12 for members, $15 for non-members.Friday (holiday) March 30, 2018: Our annual ball!At the beautiful Adivi residence, 13620 Weston Road, King City.Dancing in the afternoon from 2:00 to 5:00, then the “Twelve Dresses” ball in the evening from 7:30 to 10:30.Potluck dinner inbetween. Admission $35 for both dances, or $30 for members of TECDA or TCD.Sunday May 13, 2018: For experienced dancersRalph Thornton Centre, 1:00 to 4:00. Tara Bolker calling. Music by Eileen Nicholson and Jane Knoeck.Suggested donation $12. This is part of a four-dance weekend, with Katy Heine calling a double dance for Toronto Contra Dancethe previous day.Saturday May 26, 2018: All welcomeSt Barnabas Church, 2:00 to 5:00. David Smukler calling. Music by Ben Bolker, Laurel Sharp, and Rick Avery.Admission $12 for members, $15 for non-members.Saturday July 14, 2018: All welcomeRalph Thornton Centre, 7:00 to 10:00. Lisa Greenleaf calling.Admission $15 for members or $18 for non-members. This is part of a three-dance weekend, with Toronto Contra Dance‘sIsland Dance the following day with Lisa Greenleaf and Tempest.Saturday September 29, 2018: For advanced dancersRalph Thornton Centre. Advanced workshop from 1:00 to 4:00, and advanced dress-up dance (Regency or formal attire) from7:00 to 10:00. Robin Hayden calling.Admission: afternoon/evening/both for $20/$35/$50 for non-members or $16/$30/$42 for members.Please check back for further special dances! And don’t forget about our regular Friday night dances, which are pretty special too.