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Hubbard Hall Announces New Community Dance Series
April 27 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
One event on February 2, 2019 at 5:00 pm
One event on April 27, 2019 at 5:00 pm
Hubbard Hall Center for the Arts and Education in Cambridge is proud to announce its 2018-2019 Community Dance Series. Community dances feature traditional New England style folk dancing that can be enjoyed by people of all ages, with no previous dance experience required. The dances combine simple figures such as do si dos, promenades, circles, four-hand stars, and swings in easy-to-learn combinations. Lively music provided by the Hubbard Hall Tune Jam Band, and all dances taught by caller Fern Bradley. Come on down to the Freight Depot Theater with friends and family to enjoy these delightful evenings of old-fashioned fun and a tasty potluck supper, too! All dances are FREE and open to the public; donations in support of Hubbard Hall gratefully accepted.
October 13: Community Barn Dance 5-7 pm
Celebrate the harvest season with an old-time barn dance at the Freight Depot Theater: square dances, circle dances, contra dances, and mixers. No previous dance experience necessary. Potluck follows the dance at 7 pm for those who would like to bring a dish to share that features the bounty of local gardens and farm markets.
February 2, 2019: Flurry Warm-Up Contra Dance 5-7 pm
The Flurry Festival in Saratoga is a glorious chance to contra dance to some of the best bands in the Northeast. Get ready for the fun at the this special evening of all contra dances. We’ll start with the basics and learn new steps with each dance. By the end of the evening, you’ll be in fine Flurry form. Potluck follows the dance at 7 pm for those who would like to bring a dish to share of your favorite winter comfort food.
April 27, 2019: Community Maypole and Contra Dance: Maypole dances 5 pm; pizza potluck 5:30; contra dancing 6:30-8:30 pm
We’ll celebrate spring with traditional dances weaving ribbons around a Maypole! Then we’ll enjoy a potluck supper featuring fresh-baked pizza from the community bread oven. Following the potluck, we’ll kick up our heels with some great contra and square dances. Pizza $1 per person, and please bring some pizza toppings or a side dish to share.
About Hubbard Hall Center for the Arts and Education
Hubbard Hall gathers people from all walks of life to create, learn and grow together, while developing, producing and presenting world-class art and artists. We are an arts incubator, a training ground for artists of all ages and backgrounds, a magnet for artistic activity, a safe haven for risk-taking, an economic driver for our region, and the beating heart of our community. We are dedicated to cultivating, sustaining, and promoting the cultural life of our rural community. We are also committed to restoring and preserving Hubbard Hall and all of the buildings on our campus as community cultural assets. By offering arts education programming in schools and throughout our region, we connect more deeply with our community and give students throughout the region the opportunity to learn and grow through the arts. Recognized as a leading arts institution in the state of New York, Hubbard Hall is a national model for community-based arts organizations.