Diane Silver
Calling for contra, square and other set dancing; couples dance and other social dances.
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Schedule History
2011


Listed in CHRONOLOGICAL order
Special Events are in GREEN.
Date 2011
Event
Band
Location
Sunday, January 2, 2011
12:45 - 5:30
Contra Dance
Historic Jonesborough Dance Society
Carolina Dingos -- Jamie Laval and Roger Gold
Jonesborough, TN
Saturday, January 15, 2011
Contra Dance
Harvest Moon Folk Society
The Mean Lids
River Falls Lodge, SC  
Monday, January 17, 2011
Contra Dance
Knoxville Country Dancers
The Mean Lids
Knoxville, TN
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Contra Dance
Fiddle and Bow Country Dancers
The Mean Lids
Winston-Salem, NC
Friday, February 4, 2011
Contra Dance
Perpetual e-Motion
(John Coté and Ed Howe)
Tampa, Fla.  
Saturday, February 5, 2011
Time TBA- sometime in the afternoon
Caller Workshop - e-mail for more info
Cocoa Beach, Fla.  
Saturday, February 5, 2011
Contra Dance
Perpetual e-Motion
(John Coté and Ed Howe)
Cocoa Beach, Fla.  
Sunday, February 6, 2011
Contra Dance
Perpetual e-Motion
(John Coté and Ed Howe)
Gainesville, Fla.  
Friday-Sunday, February 18-20, 2011
Corvallis Dance Weekend
Tidal Wave/Raz de Marée
Corvallis, OR
Thursday, February 24, 2011
Contra Dance
Old Farmer's Ball
Jubal's Kin
Warren Wilson College, Asheville, NC
Monday, March 7, 2011
Contra Dance
Appalachian Storm
Grey Eagle Tavern
Asheville, NC
Friday-Sunday, March 11-13, 2011
Spring Breakdown
Dance Weekend
Crowfoot
Columbia, MO
Sunday, March 13, 2011
Contra Dance
Childgrove Country Dancers
Crowfoot
St. Louis, MO
Friday-Sunday, March 18-20, 2011
Gypsy Meltdown Dance Weekend
Charlotte Dance Gypsies
The Sons of the Full Moon
(Dennis Spring, Buddy McManus and Tim Mace)
and Wizards of the Lake
(Bonnie Insull, Laura Zisette, Jubal Creech and Rob Zisette)
Also calling: Louie Cromartie
Charlotte, NC
Sunday, March 27, 2011
6:30-9:30 p.m.
Advanced Contra Dance
Atlantic Crossing
Jonesborough, TN
Thursday, March 31, 2011
Contra Dance
Old Farmer's Ball
Atlantic Crossing
Warren Wilson College, Asheville, NC
Friday, April 1, 2011,
7:00 - 9:30 pm
Family Dance
Laura Lengnick and Karen Gaughan
ArtSpace Charter School, Swannanoa, NC
Friday, April 8, 2011
Crossover Contra Dance
Recorded pop music with long medleys, like techno, but not just techno music.
Landmark Hall, Greenville, SC
8:30-midnight
Sunday, April 10, 2011
2:30 - 5:00 pm
Potluck 5:30
Contra Dance
Members of the Franklin band Outta the Blue -- Dan Andrews, fiddle, Chris Sobek, bass, and Gary Carter, guitar
Sylva, NC, Bridge Park Pavilion
Friday-Sunday, April 15-17, 2011
Dance Awakening Weekend
Perpetual e-Motion
(John Coté and Ed Howe)
Harbin Hot Springs, CA
Sunday, April 17, 2011
North Bay Contra Dance
Perpetual e-Motion
(John Coté and Ed Howe)
San Rafael, CA
Friday, April 22, 2011
San Francisco Contra Dance
Perpetual e-Motion
(John Coté and Ed Howe)
San Francisco, CA
Saturday, April 23, 2011
Sacramento Contra Dance
Perpetual e-Motion
(John Coté and Ed Howe)
Sacramento, CA
Sunday, April 24, 2011
Hayward Contra Dance
Perpetual e-Motion
(John Coté and Ed Howe)
Hayward, CA
Friday, May 6, 2011
Contra Dance
Chattahoochee Country Dancers
Confluence
Atlanta, GA
Saturday, May 7, 2011
Contra Dance - Advancing your Dancing
Chattahoochee Country Dancers
TBA
Atlanta, GA
Thursday, May 12, 2011
Contra Dance
Thursday Night Contra, Glenside
TBA
Philadelphia, PA
Friday, May 20, 2011
Advanced Contra Dance
Old Farmer's Ball
Mara Shea, Laura Lengnick, and Atossa Kramer
Asheville, NC
Friday, May 27, 2011
Contra Dance
Glen Echo Friday Night Dance
The Avant Gardeners
Washington, DC
(technically, Glen Echo, MD)
Friday-Sunday, May 27-29, 2011
Almost Heaven Dance Weekend
The Syncopaths & The Avant Gardeners
with Seth Tepfer also calling
Timber Ridge Camp
Sunday, June 5, 2011
Advanced Contra Dance
Historic Jonesborough Dance Society
Appalachian Storm
Jonesborough, TN
Thursday, June 9, 2011
Contra Dance
Old Farmer's Ball
Appalachian Storm
(final appearance, at least for the forseeable future).
Warren Wilson College, Asheville, NC
Saturday, June 18, 2011
Zwiefacher Workshop at Summer Soiree
recorded music
Warren Wilson College, Asheville, NC
Sunday, June 26, 2011
Contra Dance
Laura Lengnick and Karen Gaughan
Gateway Club, Waynesville, NC
Monday, June 27, 2011
Contra Dance
The Spring Chickens
Grey Eagle Tavern
Asheville, NC
Friday-Sunday, July 1-3, 2011
Jonesborough Days
Contra Dance & Workshops
Historic Jonesborough Dance Society
Mean Lids & Carolina Dingos, with Charley Harvery also calling
Jonesborough, TN
Sunday, July 24, 2011
Contra Dance
Out of the Woodwork
Gateway Club, Waynesville, NC
Monday, July 25, 2011
Contra Dance
Cailen Campbell and friends
Grey Eagle Tavern
Asheville, NC
Friday, August 5, 2011
6:30: Community Dance
7:30: Tasty Treat Potluck
8:00: contra dance
Contra Dance
TBA
Belfast, Maine
Belfast Flying Shoes Dance Series
American Legion Hall on High St.
Saturday, August 6, 2011
Contra Dance
Nat Hewitt & Glen Loper
Falmouth, Maine
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Community Dance - UNCA Freshman Orientation
Blue-Eyed Girl
Swannanoa 4-H Camp
Saturday, August 20, 2011
Old Farmer's BallContra Dance
Steam Shovel
Asheville YMCA
August 26-28, 2011
Splash Dance
Old Farmer's Ball Dance Weekend
(I'll be organizing open calling & calling some myself)
Open Bands anchored by great Asheville musicians
Camp Merrimac,
Black Mountain, NC
Friday, September 2, 2011
Contra Dance
Chattahoochee Country Dancers
The Coffee Zombies
Atlanta, GA
Saturday, September 3, 2011
Contra Dance
Laura Lengnick and Karen Gaughan
John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, NC
Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011,
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Contrathon
The Coffee Zombies
Cranberry High School
Elk Park, NC
Monday, September 5, 2011
Contra Dance
TBA
Grey Eagle Tavern
Asheville, NC
Friday - Sunday, Sept. 9-11, 2011
Footfall Dance Weekend
Perpetual e-Motion, Nor'Easter, Green Light Karma, with Seth Tepfer also calling
Timber Ridge Camp
Thursday, September 15, 2011
12:45 - 5:30
Lake City Contra Dance
Perpetual e-Motion
Seattle, WA
Friday - Sunday, Sept. 16-18, 2011
Chehalis Dance Weekend
Perpetual e-Motion
Vancouver, BC
Saturday, September 23, 2011
Old Farmer's Ball Advanced Dance
TBA
Asheville Masonic Lodge
Saturday, October 8, 2011
Old Farmer's Ball Family Dance
OFB Open Band!
Asheville YMCA - 6:00 start (8:00 adult dance)
Sunday, October 9, 2011
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Contra Dance
Out of the Woodwork
Western Carolina University, Breese Gym
Thursday, October 20, 2011
Contra Dance
Old Farmer's Ball
Hot Point String Band
Warren Wilson College, Asheville, NC
Tuesday, October 25, 2011, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Contra Dance - UNCA Fall Festival
Blue Eyed Girl
UNCA Quad, Asheville, NC
Friday, October 28, 2011
Contra Dance
Harvest Moon Folk Society
Steam Shovel
Landmark Hall, Taylor's, SC
Sunday, October 30, 2011
2:30-5:30
Advanced Contra Dance
Historic Jonesborough Dance Society
Shady Groove
Jonesborough, TN
Thursday-Sunday, November 24-27, 2011
Thanksgiving Family Dance Camp
Crooked Pine String Band
Blue Ridge Assembly YMCA Camp, Black Mountain, NC
Saturday, December 3, 2011
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Family Dance
Old Farmer's Ball
Laura Lengnick
Asheville YMCA (downtown)
Thursday, December 8, 2011
Contra Dance
Old Farmer's Ball
Community Band, led by Julia Weatherford and Barbara Davis
Warren Wilson College, Asheville, NC
Monday, December 19, 2011
Contra Dance
Euphoria String Band
Grey Eagle Tavern
Asheville, NC
Saturday, December 31, 2011
New Year's Eve Dance
Hot Sonata
Charlotte, NC



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