Music and Dance
Beginning Ukulele /
Fri., 10:00-10:50 a.m.
Basic information about the ukulele, focusing on easier chords and strum patterns. We’ll play some of the easier songs from The Daily Ukulele songbook. $2
Ukulele 203 (Fingerstyle Exercises) /
Fri., 11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Four-week class for beginners, advanced beginners, and intermediate ukulele players. Topics include: What are notes, and where are they on your ukulele fretboard? How do you know which notes are in a Major Chord, or in a Minor Chord? How do you play chords beyond the 3rd fret? What are scales, and why are they useful to learn? No preregistration required. $2
Guitar Workshop /
Tue., 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Our guitar get-together is an opportunity to dust off that old guitar and join an ongoing group of beginning-to-intermediate players. We come together each week to share songs and playing techniques. There is limited instruction, so it's helpful if you know a few chords. The group will take time with beginners who would like to learn to play.
Capital Chordsmen /
Thu., 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Male barbershop harmony chorus rehearsals. New members welcome!
Dances & Balls
Capital City Concert Band of TCC entertained attendees with a patriotic concert to celebrate the first day of summer.
USA Ballroom Dance /
Sat., 7:30–10:30 p.m.
Come and dance on the largest dance floor in Tallahassee. Dance lessons provided at no charge at 6:30 p.m.; dance nights are with paid entry. All dances are smoke and alcohol free. $8/USAB Dance members and $14/non-members; $5 for students with valid IDs. Mark your calendars for the following dance dates:
- July 16 - Sadie Hawkins Dance
- Aug. 20 - Dance at the OK Corral
- Sept. 17 - Emerald Ball-Semi-Formal
Contra Dance (Tallahassee Community Friends of Old Time Dance) /
Fri. 7:30–10:30 p.m.
Jigs and reels and all kinds of fun. Moves similar to square dance with caller instructing each dance before the music begins. $8/adults, $7/seniors, $5/students, $3/dancing kids. Newcomers arrive by 7:15, wear comfortable shoes and clothes. No partner necessary. Upcoming dances:
- July 22 - Long Forgotten String Band with Caller Tom Greene
- Aug. 5 - Greasy String Band with Caller Susie Rudder (Gainesville)
- Aug. 19 - Band TBA with Caller Jonathan King (Gainesville)
- Sept. 9 - Florida Mountaineers (Jacksonville) with Caller Rachel Flemming
Dance Classes, Groups & Lessons
Fees are per class or meeting, unless otherwise noted.
Beginning Line Dance /
Mon., 5:15 p.m. & Thu., 12:30 p.m.
$4 for Mon., and $2 for Thu. Lace up your shoes and let’s dance. From country to pop music, let the beat move your feet!
Capital Twirlers Square Dance /
Mon., 8 p.m.
Mainstream and Plus Level Square Dancing. Monthly dues $12.50 per person. Visitors always welcome $5. Level adjusted to fit dancers' skills. Please check web site at www.squaredancesites.com/capital_twirlers for more details or Facebook at www.facebook.com/Tallahasseetwirlers. For more information contact Libby at 385-0608. Visit their site for more details.
Northwest Florida Square & Round Dance Association 42nd Annual Round Up /
July 29- 30, Fri., 7-10:30 p.m. & Sat., 9:45 a.m.-10:30 p.m.
Early rounds & squares, meetings, workshops and musical highlights. For more information, call John Penrod, 850-566-2130 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dancing for Fun Group /
Fri., 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
A fun dance for any age group – it’s our love of dancing that keeps us young! All types of ballroom dancing. Come with or without a partner. $2 (50+), $3 (others).
Beginning Ballroom-Swing Dance Lessons /
Fri., 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Not only Ballroom and Swing dance lessons also included is the Fox Trot, Swing, Tango, Waltz and Cha Cha. No partner needed. Come meet people and have fun! $5.