CFCD Event Schedule

All are invited. Wear cool clothing and soft-soled or leather-soled shoes. We dance on wooden floors, so be sure the soles of your shoes are clean and without nails, etc. Don't wear shoes that stop you from sliding and pivoting. No alcohol.

The Cape Fear Contra Dancers meet 7:30 to 9:30 PM on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday evenings of each month. These dances are held at the 5th Avenue United Methodist Church in historic downtown Wilmington.   We ask for a donation of $5.00.

We also hold dances one Saturday evening of each month, September-November and January-May, from 7:30 to 11:00 PM. These dances are held at the at various locations -- see the schedule below.

We encourage dancers to pay $10 for a one-year membership. Your membership helps to defray the expenses of our Saturday dances not covered by donations at the door.

Date Event Location Details
5/20/17 Saturday Contra Dance Hanna Block Community Arts Center
2nd and Orange Streets
Downtown Wilmington
Band: Hungry Monks
Caller: Linda Cooper from Chapple Hill, SC
5/23/17 Tuesday Contra Dance 5th Ave. UMC Live Music with the Box of Choclates band and local callers
June, July, August 2 & 4th Tuesday Contra Dances
7:30 PM
5th Ave. UMC All summer long we continue our 2 and 4th Tuesday-of-the-month dances: 6/13, 6/27, 7/11, 7/25, 8/8, 8/22. All are invited. Wear cool clothing and soft-soled or leather-soled shoes. We dance on wooden floors, so be sure the soles of your shoes are clean and without nails, etc. Shoes should allow you to easily pivot.
Sepember, 2017 through May, 2018 Saturday Contra Dances   Saturday schedule:
   09/9/17 - Big Celtic Fun @ CAC
   10/14/17 - Boom Chuck & Laurie Fisher @ CAC
   11/11/17 - Gaelstorm (Tom & Liz Roberts)
   01/13/18 - Contra Force @ SMUR
   02/10/18 - Nouveau Gardeners @ SMUR
   03/24/18 - David DiGiuseppe/Roger Gold @ CAC
   04/21/18
   05/19/18 - Tea & Wiskey @ CAC
September through May
(Except the fourth Tuesday near Christmas)
Tuesday Contra Dances 5th Ave. UMC Every second and fourth Tuesday evening, 7:30 to 9:30