Dance Calendar

 

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Summer Contra Dances at Lubrecht Forest

Overview:

UM Folklore & Missoula Folklore are partnering to offer summer contra dances at UM’s Lubrecht Forest on First Fridays -- June 3, July 1, Aug 5, 2022.  Our rental includes dance pavilion & dining hall & access to bathhouse / restrooms which we have from 10 am Friday to 10 am Saturday.

Location:

Lubrecht Forest is located 30 miles east of Missoula on Hwy 200.  For directions from Missoula, please click here.

Cost:

Costs for the venue and band/caller are about $500, so we ask that attendees donate $10 each to help with these costs.  

Schedule:

Friday

  • 10:00am to 5:30pm – Enjoy the area (hiking, music jams!) & set up for potluck, lodging, sound system, etc.   

  • 5:30pm to 7:00pm – Potluck in the dining hall.

  • 7:00pm - Dance Workshop in the pavillion.

  • 7:30pm -  Dance, dance, dance!

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Saturday morning (for those who stay overnight)

  • Breakfast on your own.  We must be gone by 10 am.  After a good cleaning! 

Lodging (optional):

Tent & RV camping spaces are $10/person (pay at the dance). 

 

A few cabins & boxcars have been reserved.  

  • 3-person cabins cost $54; 6-person boxcars cost $65 . Beds are twin beds & bunk beds.  

  • Bedding is not included – bring your own sleeping bag & pillow.  

  • If interested in renting one of our reserved cabins, contact vicki.watson@umontana.edu . Payment required to hold reservation.  

  • Gather some friends to fill a cabin or boxcar.  

  

More cabins/boxcars may be available from Lubrecht Facilities if not yet rented by others. 

Email Lubrecht@cfc.umt.edu to rent one of these if available.  

Last updated 5/27/22

Volunteers needed!  Contact vicki.watson[at]umontana.edu