A gathering of live music and dancing


Upcoming Dances in 2018

Our wonderful caller, Janine, who keeps us in line and makes us laugh too!

Saturday, Sept 29, 2018
***New Location September Dance ONLY***

Christ Church Parish Hall, 204 Owensville Road, West River, 20778
(3 miles down the road from our usual dance space)

Saturday, Dec 1, 2018

5:45 p.m.  Potluck dinner (Optional)

7:00 p.m.  Family-friendly dancing

8:30-10 p.m.  More challenging dancing

Live traditional Appalachian dance music by Leah Weiss (fiddle), Gary Wright (guitar), and Friends

No partner, experience, or lessons necessary.  Yes, YOU can do it!  Sit ins welcome on fiddle, guitar, and clawhammer banjo.

Square dances, Circle dances, Contra dances — Come join the fun!

$10 adults, $5 ages 5-17, under 5 free.

Galesville Memorial Hall, 952 Main Street, Galesville, MD  20765

Made possible with support from the West River Improvement Association


April 2018 Dance

Another year, another set of uplifting community square dances with awesome live music.  Fun for all ages.  Come join us, all are welcome!

Pourparler Comes to Galesville!

We are so excited to be the hosts of the 20th annual Pourparler gathering right here in Galesville.  Please join us at our next dance on Saturday, September 16th, to meet this esteemed group of dance educators, callers, and musicians for yourself!

POURPARLER 2017 med res

May Pole Dance, 2016

Kids of all ages love the May Pole dances!

Kids of all ages love the May Pole dances!

Big kids have fun too!

Big kids and grownups have fun too!

What a great group of friendly folks at this dance!

What a great group of friendly folks at this dance!

See you next spring, May Pole!

See you next spring, May Pole!

November 2015 Dance

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May Pole Dances 2013 and 2014

Maypole dance 2012

May Pole Dance 2013

May Pole Dance 2014

May Pole Dance 2014

May 2012 Dance

The maypole dance winding up, with our wonderful musicians playing behind us

Our happy Galesville Family with our maypole weaving complete


November 2010 Dance