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, Lebanon.

Nelson Monday Night – RESTARTED as of 11/14/22, click link for COVID restrictions
Nelson (NH) Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road, 03457
every Monday 7:30 – 10:00
Variety of excellent callers and musicians
Donation: $3

Peterborough First Saturday – RESTARTED as of June 2023
Peterborough (NH) Town House, 1 Grove Street, 03458
Beginner’s Workshop 7:30
Dance at 8:00 Admission Sliding Scale $12-20