Bainbridge, Chagrin, and Troy Dance Schedules


17826 Chillicothe Road aka Route 306
Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44023

Bands perform at 9 p.m. Come early for a one hour swing dance lesson at 8:00 p.m. Experienced and non-experienced dancers are welcome. This public event is open to all ages. No partner is required for the lesson or the dance. Admission is $10 per adult, $8 per student or $25 per family. Admission includes the 8:00 p.m. lesson and 9:00 p.m. live performance and dance. A different live band performs the first Friday of every month. For additional information, please contact Will Craig by calling(216) 316-0068 or E-mailing

Friday, May 3, 9 p.m. – Cadillac Lilly

Cadillac Lilly

Cadillac Lilly is a five-piece band specializing in swing and blues. They will take you on a “Sentimental Journey” that traces the “Birth of the Blues” from New Orleans up the Mississippi River to St. Louis, on to Kansas City and Chicago. “Choo Choo Ch’Boogie” along “Route 66” with this band to follow the path of American music, and its roots in blues, country, jazz, and rhythm and blues.

Friday, June 7, 9 p.m. – Blue Lunch

Blue Lunch

This late 1940’s and early 1950’s band features a three piece horn section, upright bass, drums, keyboards, guitar, and harmonica, along with multiple singers and harmonies. For over 27 years, their combination of outstanding musicianship, showmanship, and humor, has kept dance floors filled and audiences entertained.


Troy Community House
13950 Main Market Road aka Route 422
Burton, Ohio 44021

Each Contra Dance, throughout the evening, is taught through simple instruction by dance caller Kenny Wilson. This is a great family friendly event that you will look forward to every first Saturday of the month (October through June).

Introductory dance lesson, by Will Craig, starts at 6:30 p.m. and the Contra Dance is from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Admission is $8 per adult,

$5 per student, $25 per family and children under six years are free. For more information contact Will Craig by calling (216) 316-0068 or E-mailing Investigate North Eastern Ohio’s Contra Dance culture, history and schedule by visiting us online.

Saturday, May 4, 7 p.m. and Saturday, June 1, 7 p.m.

This dance is lively and friendly. Try it, you will like it!

No need for prior dance experience.

All ages join in the irresistibly fun atmosphere of Contra Dance and live folk music.


Chagrin Falls Township Hall
83 North Main Street

Bands perform at 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Come early for a half hour swing dance lesson at 7:30 p.m.

No need for prior dance experience. Each Contra Dance is taught through simple instruction by dance caller Kenny Wilson. Admission is $8.00 for those 17 years and under, $10.00 per adult and $25.00 per family. The Chagrin Falls Contra Dance will be held the third Monday of every month. For further information contact Will Craig (216) 316-0068 /, or Jim Newell (440) 247-5751. Investigate North Eastern Ohio’s Contra Dance culture, history and dance schedule by visiting us online.

Monday, May 20, 8 p.m. and Monday, June 17, 8 p.m.

This is a lovely and lively dance that you will not want to miss.

The folk musicians for this Contra Dance perform with style and elegance.

Live music performed by well known artists.

Jenny Hershberger
Author: Jenny Hershberger

Jenny Hershberger was born and raised in Geauga County, Ohio. Since graduating from Marietta College she has worked as a free-lance photographer and graphic designer. Recently Jenny has become a published author, writing “Single and Content, a Journey from Despair to Delight”. She has traveled extensively throughout the USA and to several foreign countries.