Contra Dances


The Monadnock Folklore Society sponsors two dances in the Monadnock region. Please click through the links below for more information. In addition, we list regional dances that we are aware of in our events calendar (see sidebar, right). If you have a dance you would like to have listed, send us an email. Geographical parameters are east-west from Brattleboro to Milford, south to the MA border, and north to Walpole, Acworth, Alstead.

Nelson Monday Night
Nelson (NH) Town Hall
every Monday 8:00 – 10:30
Variety of excellent callers and musicians
Donation: $3

Peterborough First Saturday
Peterborough (NH) Town House
Beginner’s Workshop 7:30
Dance at 8:00 Admission $8, $6 seniors and students