FUTURE DANCE AND MUSIC EVENTS (not all are listed, mark your calendar!)


Dance Competitions:  see www.USADance.org


RESERVE for New Year's Eve (e.g.)GALA by La Danzaladanzastillwater@hotmail.com or Patty 651-238-7636

(See Dec. 31 events below, check often  during Dec.) 


HANUKKAH ( thru Dec. 6)

Make reservations for New Year's Eve!!

01 - COUNTRY MUSIC for VARIETY DANCE PARTYW. of  Stillwater at The Croix, 5880 Omaha Av.  N.; off Hwy.36 by a McDonald's; $10, 8-10:30p dancing, 7pm co. 2-step class by Troy; Tricia (651) 605-5784

01 - RESERVE NOW for Dec. 5  SHOWCASE & SOCIAL DANCE. See below.

01 - Riverside Swing Band at Eagles Club, Mpls.

1 & 2 -Pat Donohue & All Stars Holiday show at CroonersLoungeMN.com, Fridley,7:30p

02 -CONCERT: Sinatra! by Andrew Walesch Big Band at CroonersLoungeMN.com, 8pm

02 - OUTDOOR SOCIAL DANCING 4-6pm in front of Jerry's Foods in Woodbury, wear  holiday attire,  ring bells for Salvation Army, done annually by DanceAndEntertainment.com with Woodbury Lion's Club.

02 - CHRISTMAS DANCE PARTY at Riverwind Comm. Bldg, 2701 Northdale Blvd, NW, Coon Rapids, MN.- celebrate the Birth of Our Savior,  by www.meetup.com/THE-ORIGINAL-KINGS-RANCH-CONNECTIONinfo@meetup.com at
03 -  BALLROOM / SWING MUSIC by crooner Tim Patrick & Blue Eyes* Band every 1st Fri, at Eagles Club, 7-10:30p, $15, www.minneapoliseagles34.org *(Frank Sinatra's nickname was Ol' Blue Eyes; since Tim Patrick sings some Sinatra and the band plays it, the band was named Blue Eyes Band. It does not mean that all the band members have blue eyes.)

03 -   LA DANZA DANCE CLUB, all welcome, 6:30-10:30p, Kico Rangel Band, Grand Banquet Hall, formal attire,

fee, 651-238-7636,  ladanzastillwater@hotmail.com

3&4  - Shen Yun beautiful Chinese dance show at Orpheum Theatre, Mpls.612-399-6582ShenYun.com/MN  codeVIP8

04 - CANCELED:  DINNER & DANCE PARTY by Suburban-Winterset Club

04 - BALLROOM SHOWCASE only for students and their guests of CostaRicaBallroom.com,630pm warm-up, 7pm showcase , appetizers & beverages provided. a "MASK"erade worth remembering.  Each performer  gets 2 guest tickets! TEXT: 612.240.9053

04 -  Rockin' Hollywoods at MedinaEntertainment.com, lesson 7:15pm, 8pm music, $12 

04 - :ARG. TANGO MILONGA at FourSeasonsDance.com, 9p-12a, DJ Dave Rost, snacks provided, BYOB, $10

04 - DRESS REHEARSAL 3:30-4:30 for those who registered to perform in SHOWCASE by AwakenedDance.com on Dec. 5 (see below)

04 - Drunch (with Ali Gray)11:30a-2:30p at The Narrows, 3380 Shoreline Dr, Wayzata, MN

04- Honky Tonk Jump (swing dancing) at Eagles Club, Mpls., 8-10pm, big wood dance floor, show vax card

04 - The Bird Dogs at Hamel VFW 7-10pm, $8, 19020 Hamel Rd, Plymouth, MN 55446

05 -  BALLROOM DANCE SHOWCASE by AwakenedDance.com, 1- 4pm, solo & group performances only ($10-15, dress rehearsal on Dec. 4, 3:30-4:30  ), social dancing by all, at  ‘nMotion Ctr. for Perform. Arts, 440 Bunker Lake Blvd.  Anoka, $25, adv reservation required, includes a light lunch; Jennelle 651-357-2060. (Paul & Deb Lundgren will  perform a comical skit/dance!)

05 -  BALLROOM/ VARIETY DANCE PARTY at Tapestry,7-9:30, 6pm change: Amy Hanson DJ teaching Viennese Waltz I

8-12  -  Holiday Dance Classic Comp. in Las VegasVegas

08 -  Community Tango Ensemble” new session starts  for musicians at any level to learn beautiful Argentine tango music 6:15pm (6pm warm-up), then “Kingfield Orquesta Tipica,” audition-based for pros 7:30pm; socializing 'til 9pm at Ctr. for Perform. Arts, 3754 Pleasant Av., Mpls. Vaccinated only. www.twincitiestango.com, Charles - redwoodtango@gmail.com

09 -  The Percolators, seniors' luncheon, Brooklyn Park Comm. Ctr., 12:30-1:30pm 

10 - WEST COAST SWING  HOLIDAY DANCE by www.MWCSDC.com at B-Dale Club, Roseville, 7:30pm - 12a, for those  fully vaccinated., mask is optional, raffle drawing for prizes, hliday treats $8 members/students, $12 guests

11 - ARG. TANGO WORKSHOPS in Mpls. by Fred & Gretel at FourSeasonsDance.com, 1-4:30pm, show vax card; see www.bluemoonballroom.com 

11 - BALLROOM DANCE DROP-IN WORKSHOP by AwakenedDance.com in Anoka

11 - The Arcades Band  7pm at Rosetown American Legion

11 - CANCELED:   U of MN Faculty Dance Club dinner & dance party in St. Paul via daveyarusso@gmail.com

12 - ARG. TANGO HOLIDAY MILONGA by TSoM  at Granada Theatre, 3022 Hennepin, Mpls., 8p-12a, Rogue Tango Quintet & DJ Dave Rost, $29 by Dec 5, $36 after, mntango.org

14 - DEADLINE TO RESERVE FOR LaDanza Dance Club's NYE Gala; see Dec.31 or details/form pdf at www.facebook.com/LaDanzaDanceClub/Eventsladanzastillwater@hotmail.com or Patty 651-238-7636

16 -WINTER LIGHTS DANCE 5-10PM, Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Dr.,Chaska, MN, bring your date to stroll through the lights with an adults-only crowd. Take a dance class from Costa Rica Ballroom,  enjoy live music, $20 members/  $35 non (adults only), includes one drink ticket.

17 - Classic Big Band, Blmgtn. Event Ctr., 7-10p; 6:20 lesson by Jennelle & Michael, https://www.classicbigband-nostalgics.com

17 - Daddy Squeeze & Friends at  Landmark Ctr., St. Paul, 8pm 

18 - BALLROOM DANCE DROP-IN WORKSHOP by AwakenedDance.com in Anoka

18 - BALLROOM MUSIC DANCE PARTY by USADance-Minnesota.org at CinemaBallroom.com, St. Paul,  7pm bolero lesson

18 - SWING & LINDY HOP Christmas Party with Jaztronauts at 301 S.E. Main St.Event Ctr..,Mpls., 7:30pm lesson, 8:30-12 dancing wwwTCSwing.com

18 - ARG. TANGO MILONGA 5400 with alternative music  at TC T'ai-Chi Ch'uan Studio,2242 University Av.,#207 & Hampden Av., St. Paul, 9:30pm -12:30am, show vax card, snacks and wine welcome, www.mntango.org

19 - BALLROOM/ HOLIDAY  VARIETY DANCE PARTY, Paula Lammers & Silver Linings Band at TapestryFolkdance.org, Mpls., 6pm-  &  Nordbergs teach Viennese Waltz II, dressy holiday attire please

19 - ARG. TANGO MILONGA  with Rogue Tango Combo at Gray's in Dinkytown,6-9:30p

19 - Twang (with Ali Gray) at Neumann's, 2531 7th Ave E, St. Paul. 4-8pm


24 -  Most places closed; NO dance party at TapestryFolkdance.org, Mpls


26 - KWANZAA begins

30 - Classic Big Band at Wabasha Caves

31 - GALA by LaDanza Club for those who reserved at Lowell Inn Banquet Ctr., Stillwater; with The KJ Quartet;

details/   form pdf at www.facebook.com/LaDanzaDanceClub/Eventsladanzastillwater@hotmail.com or  651-238-7636

31 - Hairball Band at www.MedinaEntertainment.com with guest Arena Rocks, 8:30pm

31 - Top 3 Band at Richfield VFW at 67th & Lyndale

31 - CONCERT: Davina &  Vagabonds at The Dakota Club, 10th St. Mpls.(no dancing),6pm Dinner Show, 10:30pm Cocktail Show



01 - The Bird Dogs at Rcifhfield VFW 6-10pm

02 -  WALTZ CLASS starts for Project Dance of www.USADance-Minnesota.org by Jennelle Donnay on Sundays

1:30-2:30pm ,social dancing 2:30-3pm. Jan 2, 16, 23,  30 (no lesson Jan 9). Feb 6, 13, 20,  27 at  TapestryFolkdance.org

, Mpls..(show vaccination card and matching ID, or proof of immunity (negative Covid test does not count)

02 - BALLROOM MUSIC  PARTY at TapestryFolkdance.org, 7-9:30p Scott Anderson DJ and 6pm teaching Foxtrot I

7-9 - SNOWBALL DANCE COMP in Mpls., at the Hilton by the MSP airport,,by Donna Edelstein

08 - CANCELED:  DINNER & DANCE PARTY by Suburban-Winterset Club

16 - BALLROOM PARTY at TapestryFolkdance.org, Mpls. 7-9:30p Eliecer Ramirez DJ and 6pm teaching Foxtrot II

28 - BALLROOM PARTY at Tapestry with USA Dance -MN.org music,  Tom & Anne LaTourelle teaching Foxtrot III

30 - BALLROOM PARTY at Tapestry ,Lois Donnay DJ,  Tom & Anne LaTourelle teaching Foxtrot IV


04 - LIVE!  "DANCING WITH THE STARS" at Mystic Showroom, Shakopee, MN, 8pm, www.mysticlake.com

05 - DINNER & DANCE PARTY w/ Paula Lammers and Silver Linings by www.SuburbanWinterset.com

06 -WALTZ CLASS continues for Project Dance of USADance-Minnesota.org on Sun., at TapestryFolkdance.org;

27 - STARLIGHT CLASSIC at. Green Acres Event Ctr,. Eden Pr.,showcases, elegant dinner, social dancing, 

Register/ info. at i.m.dancesport@gmail.com,  by Scott & Amy Anderson, and Igor & Meghan Afonkin.


05 - DINNER & BALLROOM DANCE PARTY w/Kerry Johnson Quartet by www.SuburbanWinterset.com

5&6 - U of MN DANCE FEST at Union Deport, St. Paul, www.udancefest.com

26 -  Kerry Johnson Combo at U of MN FDC Dinner/ Ballroom Dance Party


?? - VIENNESE BALL at U of WI - Eau Claire; contact Melanie Brook Weiss - WEISSBM@uwec.edu

02 -  DINNER & DANCE PARTY w/ Kico Rangel Band by www.SuburbanWinterset.com

May 7, 2022 Kerry Johnson Quartet

30 - Rod Cerar Band at U of MN FDC Dinner /Dance Party


07 - DINNER & DANCE PARTY w/Kerry Johnson Quartet  by www.SuburbanWinterset.com


08 - PRIOR LK., MN: LAKEFRONT ROCK MUSIC FEST -www.lakefrontmusicfest.com/

09 - PRIOR LK., MN: LAKEFRONT COUNTRY MUSIC FEST with Toby Keith - www.lakefrontmusicfest.com/


?? - HANGAR SWING DANCE with big band at Commemorative Air Force MN Wing Fleming Field, So.

St. Paul  Airport, $20 at door, 7pm lesson by TCSwing.com, 8p-12a, food trucks, http://www.CAFMN.org


nov 26 (friday)…swing beat big band
dec 2…moonlight serenaders
dec 9…minnesota jazz orchestra
dec 16…beasleys big band
dec 23…swing beat big band
dec 30…classic big band


February 5, 2022 Paula Lammers and the Silver Linings

March 5, 2022 Kerry Johnson Quartet

April 2, 2022 Kico Rangel

May 7, 2022 Kerry Johnson Quartet

At The Woman's Club (410 Oak Grove St., Mpls.) 

Social hour 6pm,dinner 6:45, dancing  8-11pm.  Reservations necessary.  www.SuburbanWinterset.com.


Couples' Dinner & Dance Parties


6pm social time, cash bar

6:45pm dinner

8-11pm dancing

attire: cocktail/ semi-formal 

$100 couple

reserve 1 week in advance/ information:

Andy & Carol  612 747 6015

2021-2022 Schedule
(Thurs.) Dec. 9, KJ Quartet,

Moundsview Ev. Ctr., 5394 Edgewood Dr,
Apr. 8, Jerry O’Hagan Combo, The Croix,

5880 Omaha Av. N., W. of Stillwater
May 6, Rod Cerar Band,

 Woman's Club, 410 Oak Grove St, Mpls.,
June 10, KJ Quartet,The Croix,

5880 Omaha Av. N., W. of Stillwater