Welcome to Tapestry Folkdance Center

Tapestry Folkdance Center creates opportunities for participation in the joys of dance and music from around the world. Our dances are:

  • Pay at the door: no pre-registration required (unless specified otherwise)
  • No experience necessary, Beginners welcome!
  • No partner necessary
  • Alcohol free
  • Family friendly
  • Accessible to those with disabilities

February is for Beginners … and Dance Lovers!


Learn Hambo – February 6

The Hambo is a 3-count dance that originated in Sweden. It is a popular dance during the break at contra dances and at Nordic dances. No experience necessary
When: February 6, 6:30-7:30 pm
Cost: $5 for Hambo lesson; $12 Hambo + Contra (nonmembers),
$10 Hambo + Contra (members)

Scottish Country Dance Mini-Course

The Royal Scottish Country Dance Society (RSCDS) Twin Cities Branch is offering a 4-week mini-course on Scottish country dancing, the traditional ballroom dancing of Scotland. You will be introduced to the basic steps and formations used in Scottish country dancing and learn a number of easy and “classic” dances. No prior dance experience is needed. You do not need to bring a partner. Attendance at all four weeks is strongly recommended. Learn more.
When: 4 Monday nights, Feb 1-22, 7:30 pm
Cost: $12 ($10 for Tapestry members) for all 4 sessions or $3 each. Fees can be paid on the first night.

Intro to International Dance (and Bring a Friend Night) – February 19

Curious about International Folkdance? Already love it, but would like to introduce it to a friend? Tapestry will be hosting an Introduction to Folkdance class specifically designed for newcomers. Ed Stern and Caren Grantz Keljik will teach dances from all over the world.
When: February 19, 7:30-9:00
Cost: $8

Registration is closed for 2016 Call of the Loon

Any registrations received now will go on the waiting list. You will be contacted if someone cancels. Wait-list registrations are for the full weekend only. No single-dance registrations are being accepted.

“We are the Folk; these dances are for us” -Fer Horn

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