Folk dancing in Connecticut

These listings show the regularly scheduled social dance series of recreational folk dance groups in Connecticut. Check each group’s link or contact for updates, special events, and cancelations. Please help us to keep this page accurate - contact the FAC office or the FAC web editor to add or update listings of folk dance series in Connecticut.

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Balkan and international folk dance in Connecticut

Darien:
Folk Dancing with Jim Gold (201-836-0362)
8-10 pm on mostly 1st Fridays, November-May,
First Congregational Church, 14 Brookside Road, Darien, CT

Willington:
Willington International Folk Dancers (860-487-3108)
7-8 pm on Thursdays,
Old Town Hall (on the Town Green), 11 Common Road, Willington, CT

Wethersfield:
Always on Sunday International Folk Dancers (860-521-6440)
7-10 pm on Sundays,
Temple Beth Torah, 130 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT

Family dance in Connecticut

Cornwall:
Cornwall Contra Dance (860-672-6101)
7-10 pm on 1st Saturdays, September-June,
Town Hall, 24 Pine Street, Cornwall, CT

Israeli dance in Connecticut

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Israeli Dances
Links to Israeli dance websites worldwide

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Israeli Dance Classes in Connecticut
Schedule for Bridgeport, New Haven, and Stamford, CT classes

Bridgeport:
Israeli Dancing
1:30–4:30 pm on selected Sundays,
Congregation Rodeph Sholom, 2385 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT

New Haven:
Israeli Dancing
7-9:45 pm on selected Tuesdays,
Congregation Beth-El Keser, 85 Harrison Street, New Haven, CT

Stamford:
Israeli Dancing
7-9:45 pm on selected Thursdays,
Temple Beth El, 350 Roxbury Road, Stamford, CT

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New England contra and square dance in Connecticut

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Contra dances in Connecticut

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Contra dances in New England states

Cornwall:
Cornwall Contra Dance (860-672-6101)
7-10 pm on 1st Saturdays, September-June,
Town Hall, 24 Pine Street, Cornwall, CT

Coventry:
Quiet Corner Contra Dance (484-844-5203)
8-11 pm (instruction at 7:30) on 1st Fridays, September-June,
Patriot’s Park Lodge, 172 Lake Street, Coventry, CT

Enfield:
Shindigs at the Barn (860-749-4494)
7-10 pm on 3rd or 4th Sundays, October-May,
Powder Mill Barn, 32 South Maple Street, Enfield, CT

Mystic:
Mystic Contra Dance (860-961-9321)
8-11 pm (instruction at 7:45) on 4th Saturdays,
Groton Senior Center’s hall, 102 Newtown Road, Groton, CT

New Haven:
New Haven Country Dancers
7:30-10:30 pm (instruction at 7:15) on monthly Saturdays,
New Haven Friends Meeting House, 225 East Grand Avenue, New Haven, CT

Stamford:
Round Hill Country Dances (203-372-3890)
7:30-10:30 pm (instruction at 7:15) on 4th Saturdays most months,
Stamford Senior Center, 888 Washington Boulevard, Stamford, CT

Wethersfield:
Hartford Community Dance Contras (1-888-423-0423)
7:30-10:30 pm (instruction 7:15-7:30) on 2nd Saturdays,
American Legion Post 23, 275 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT

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Scandinavian dance in Connecticut

Wethersfield:
Scandinavian Dance in Connecticut
2:30-5:30 pm on monthly Sundays, September-June,
Temple Beth Torah, 130 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT

Swing, Vintage, Waltz in Connecticut

Swing - List: DanceNet: Dancing in Connecticut
Listings for swing dancing in Connecticut, New England, and beyond

Vintage: Commonwealth Vintage Dancers
Various classes and special events in MA and CT

Waltz, New Haven:
Elm City Waltz and Mostly Waltz at Yale
Various classes and special events,
The Undercroft, Center for the Arts at Christ Church, 84 Broadway at Elm Street, New Haven, CT

Waltz, Wethersfield:
Hartford Community Dance’s Mostly Waltz
2:30-5:30 pm on first Sundays, October-May,
Griffith Academy, 275 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT

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Comprehensive listing of scheduled events in southern New England

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