Street Dances - NC Blue Ridge

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Street Dances

August 6, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until August 13, 2018

Free

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Hendersonville Street Dance

This year marks the 100th anniversary of Hendersonville’s street dances. What began in 1918 as a celebration to welcome the soldiers home from World War I is now a favorite summer tradition.

People of all ages gather in downtown Hendersonville each Monday evening from mid-July through mid-August to enjoy mountain heritage music and dancing. People square dance and clog to a band playing traditional bluegrass music. Special appearances by area clogging teams make for a entertaining, foot-stomping evening.

Lively instructions are given by a local caller. At 6:30 p.m., beginners receive instruction on some basic square dance steps.

Seating area opens at 5:30 p.m. Please leave your pets comfortably at home. In case of inclement weather, the dance will be postponed until 8 p.m.; if the weather does not clear by 8 p.m., the dance will be cancelled.

Music and featured clogger lineup for summer 2018:
July 9: Appalachian Fire and Bailey Mountain Cloggers (100th Anniversary Celebration)
July 16: Bobby & Blue Ridge Tradition and Mountain Thunder Cloggers
July 23: Appalachian Fire and Southern Connection Cloggers
July 30: Bobby & Blue Ridge Tradition and Hotfoot Cloggers
August 6: Appalachian Fire and Lake Lure Cloggers
August 13: Bobby & Blue Ridge Tradition and Hotfoot Cloggers

Venue

Hendersonville Visitor Center
201 South Main Street
Hendersonville, NC 28792 United States
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Phone:
800-828-4244
Website:
https://www.visithendersonvillenc.org