Music and Dance
Music Classes, Groups and Lessons
Fridays | 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Do you want to learn how to play the ukulele? Bring your ukulele and learn to play in a relaxed environment.
Fridays | 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Bring your ukulele and play with other beginning uke players! Class is designed for fun, playing together at your own skill level, and learning in the process. Review basic uke chords, learn a variety of strumming and picking patterns, learn new chords, and pick up an assortment of ukulele tips.
Tuesdays | 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.
Thursdays | 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Male barbershop harmony chorus rehearsals. New members welcome!
Dances and Balls
USA Ballroom Dance
Dance on the largest dance floor in Tallahassee. Lessons provided at 6:30 p.m. dance night with paid entry. All dances are smoke and alcohol free. $8/USA Ballroom Dance members and $14/non-members; $5 for students with valid IDs. Upcoming dances:
Contra Dance (Tallahassee Community Friends of Old Time Dance)
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 7:30, wear comfortable shoes and clothes. No partner necessary. Upcoming dances:
- Oct. 9: Sligo Line, caller Rachel Flemming
- Oct. 23: Smoky Hollow String Band, caller Richard Hopkins
- Nov. 13: Band TBD, caller Vicki Morrison
Dance Classes, Groups and Lessons
Fees are per class or meeting, unless otherwise noted.
Beginning Line Dance
Mondays | 5:15 - 6:15 p.m. ($4)
Thursdays | 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. ($2)
Lace up your shoes and let's dance. From country to pop music - let the beat move your feet. No partner needed. New participants always welcome.
Capital Twirlers Square Dance
Mondays | 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Mainstream. and Plus Level Square Dancing. Monthly dues $12.50 per person. Visitors always welcome. Visitors: $5. Level adjusted to fit dancers' skills. Visit their site for more details.
Dancing for Fun Group
Fridays | 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
Fridays | 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.