Special DancesWe hold special dance events every couple months (or more!), featuring guest dance callers and live music. Check out our future events on this page, or look at our past special dances.There is a discount for members of TCD and for members of TECDA at our special dances.
Saturday September 29, 2018: For experienced dancersRalph Thornton Centre. Workshop from 1:00 to 4:00, and dress-up dance (Regency or formal attire) from 7:00 to 10:00.Robin Hayden calling.Admission: afternoon/evening/both for $20/$35/$45 for non-members or $16/$30/$37 for members.Friday October 26, 2018: All welcomeThe Friday October 26 dance will be called by CDSS executive member Brooke Friendly and will run from 7:30 to 10:00,with live music by Rick Avery and Jennifer Melvin.Saturday December 8, 2018: All welcomeSt Barnabas Church, 2:00 to 5:00. David Smukler calling. Music by Rick Avery and Jennifer Melvin.Admission $15 for non-members or $12 for members.Dances in Hamilton on January 1 and February 16, 2019Please join us as we join the Hamilton English Country Dancers for their new year’s day tea dance (January 1, 4:00 to 7:00) andtheir Valentine’s day dance on Saturday February 16 (7:30 to 11:00 pm).Sunday March 24, 2019: All welcomeRalph Thornton Centre, 2:00 to 5:00. Gaye Fifer calling. Live music by Rick Avery and Jennifer Melvin.Admission $15 for non-members or $12 for members.Annual ball: Friday April 19, 2019: All welcome2:00 to 4:30 and 7:00 to 9:30. Adivi Residence in King City. Please see the TECDA annual ball page.June 14 through 16, 2019: Special weekend with Colin HumeFriday evening dance, workshops, advanced dance, and dance party! Please see the Colin Hume weekend page. Advanceregistration required.Saturday September 14, 2019: English Country Dance partyMyra Hirshberg and Tom Calwell calling. All welcome. Live music TBA. 2:00-5:00, St Barnabas Church, 175 Hampton Avenue.Saturday and Sunday December 14 and 15, 2019: Dances with David Smukler2:00-5:00 on December 14 at St Barnabas Church, 175 Hampton Avenue -- all welcome. Live music TBA.2:00-4:30 on December 15 at Ralph Thornton Centre -- for experienced dancers only. Live music TBA.Sunday January 26, 2020: for experienced dancersAlexandra Deis Lauby calling. Ralph Thornton Centre, 2:00-4:30. For experienced dancers only. Live music TBA.Also please check our workshop schedule.And don’t forget about our regular Friday night dances, which are pretty special too.