Dance Schedule


September 22-23, 2023 North Council Dance and Trail-In, DANCING AT THE LAKE ALL WEEKEND, Lake Tiak-O'Khata, 213 Smyth Lake Road Louiseville, MS. Friday Sept 22, 2023 7:00 Early Rounds, 7:30-9:30 Squares / Rounds, $10, Rob Baird, Caller, Pauline Angress Cuer,Saturday Sept. 23 Lake Tiak-O'Khata, Caller: Tom Miller Cuer: Pauline Angress. Round Dance Workshop 10-11 A, Line Dance Workshop 11-12 A, 2:00-4:00 pm. Fun Dance Squares, 7:00-7:30 Early Rounds , 7:30-9:00 Squares,9:00-9:30 A-1 / Hot Hash, MSRDA Members Free. Non-members $10. For more information regarding dance 662-640-5481. For reservations 662-773-7853.


January 27, 2024 MSRDA South Council Dance, Jackie Dole Sherrill Community Center, 220 W. Front St., Hattiesburg, MS. Early Rounds 7:00-7:25, Squares and Rounds, 7:30-9:30 . $10. Free for MSRDA members, Squares: John Carlton, San Antonio, Texas. Rounds: Tim Eum, Huntsville, Alabama.

March 1 & 2, 2024 69th Annual Mississippi State Festival Latimer Community Center, 10908 Daisy Vestry Rd, Biloxi, MS. 39532. Caller: Mike Bramlett, Dallas, TX. Cuer: Connie and Robert Wise, Amory, MS. Sponsored by the Mississippi Square and Round Dance Association.


Prior Dances



August 19, 2023 Yellow Rockers GRADUATION DANCE First Methodist Church, 205 Mary Ann Dr., Annex Bldg (behind main building), Brandon, MS. Caller: Rob Baird, Saturday 7:00-9:00 pm. Contact: Bettie Millis @ 601-260-9188.

December 30-31, 2022, New Years Eve Dance, BSDA Friendship Hall, 1024 Old Walker Chapel, Fultondale, AL.

February 5, 2022 Winter Fest (formally Mardi Gras Ball), Saturday, Lyman Senior Center, 14592 County Farm Rd., Gulfport, MS, Early Rounds 7:00, Dance 7:30-10:00.

March 4-5, 2022 67th Annual Mississippi State Festival Sponsored by the Mississippi Square and Round Dance Association. Roosevelt State Park Lodge, 2149 MS Hwy 13, Morton, MS 39117 Ms Caller: Tom Miller, Guntersville, AL Rounds: Pauline Angress, Guntersville, AL. Friday Early Rounds 7:00-8:00, Dance 8:00-10:00 Saturday, Rounds 9:00-10:00, Fun Dance 10:00-11:00, General Membership Meeting 11:00-12:00, Square Workshop 2:30-4:00. Saturday Evening Early Rounds 7:00-7:30, Grand March 7:45, Dance 8:00-10:30.

July 10, 2021 Ice Cream Dance, Laurel YWCO, 428 West Oak St., Laurel, MS $10., Caller: Kevin Cozad. Lots of Ice Cream, Boston Butt, refreshments.

October 23-24, 2020 58th Midsouth Night Train to Memphis The Best Is Yet To Come! St. Paul United Methodist Church, 2949 Davies Plantation, Lakeland, TN Caller Tom Miller, Chest Springs, PA Cuer Pauline Angress, Guntersville, AL.

April 17-18, 2020 Wiggins Weekend Flint Creek, Wiggins, Mississippi. Callers: Bubba Mingus & Ted Kennedy. Cuer: Jack & Christa Gail Pointer, Cost $35./person full weekend.

May 1-2, 2020 Rock the Night Away, Ozone Squares, Mandeville Lions Club, 720 Lafitte St., Mandeville, LA Callers: Brad Caldwell & Alan Hall, 7-9:30 pm.

March 28, 2020 70th National Square Dance Kick Off Dance, Jackson Convention Center, 105 E. Pascagoula Street, Jackson, Mississippi Saturday 7:00-10:00 pm Callers: Justin Russell, Travis Cook, Rob Baird. Cuer: Tim Eum FREE to those Pre-Registered for the 70th National Square Dance Convention.

February 7-8, 2020 43td Annual Mardi Gras Dance, Woolmarket Community Center, 16320 Old Woolmarket Rod, Biloxi, MS. Caller: Mike Bramlett, Arlington, TX, Cuer: Terri & Tim Wilaby, Pensacola, FL.

February 14, 2020 Sweetheart Dance, First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 416 N. Haugh Avenue, Picayune, MS 7:00 Early Rounds, 7:30-9:30 alternating tips, $8.00. Caller David Jarrod, Cuer: Gene & Etta Sonnier

January 18, 2020 January Shine, 2600 Stratford Road, Pensacola, FL.

Novermber 1-2, 2019 Winter Wonderland, Tammany Twirler's Clubhouse, 35386 Home Estate Drive, Slidell, LA. Callers Rob Baird, Fri, Adam Christman, Sat., Cuers both nights: Fred and Cathy Fisher.

December 30-31, 2019 Magnolia Swingers Year-End Blast, 15008 Lemoyne Blvd., Biloxi, MS. Food, but no dinner, Early Rounds 7:30 pm. Alternating Tips and Rounds from 8:00. Dance ends Dec. 30 at 10:00 pm, Dance ends after midnight Dec. 31. Caller: Nick Hartley, Cuer: David Holloday.

October 18-19, 2019 57th Midsouth Square and Round Dance Festival St. Paul United Methodist Church, 2949 Davies Plantation, Lakeland, TN Caller Tim Tyl, White Oak, TX Cuer Terri and Tim Wilaby, Pensacola, FL.

September 13-14, 2019 Southeastern Swing, BSDA Friendship Hall, Fultondale, AL.

September 27, 2019 Trail In Dance to the North Council Dance Friday Lake Tiak-O'Khata, 213 Smyth Lake Road, Louisville, MS. Caller Rob Baird, Cuer Pauline Angress. 7:00-7:30 Early Rounds, 7:30-9:30 Squares. $10.00 per person. Contact: 662-640-5481.

August 1-2-3, 2019 "45" and Alive! Tennessee Square and Round Dance Convention, Mills Converence Center, 234 Historic Nature Trail, Gatlinburg, TN.

August 22-23, 2019 Alabama Square and Round Dance Convention, Oxford Civic Center, Oxford, AL.

July 5-6, 2019 Magnolia Swinger's Christmas in July Dance, Early Round 7:00, Squares 7:30, both nights. Saturday: Fun Dance / Workshop 10-12; Round 1:30-3:00. Christmas dinner at 6:10 p.m., St. Martin Community Center, 15008 Lemoyne Blvd, Biloxi, MS. Caller: Bubba Mingus Fri, Bear Miller, Sat. Cuer: Tim Eum. Contact 228-239-5516.

July 13, 2019 Laurelaires' Anniversary Ice Cream Dance, 7:00-9:30 pm St. John Lutheran Church, 2001 Hardy St., Hattiesburg, MS. Caller: Harry Case. Refreshments and lots of homemade ice cream! Some line dancing between tips. Also, don't miss Tim Tillery's Boston butt! Donation: $10. Contact Barbara Tillery 601-283-5174.

June 14-15, 2019 JuneFest 2019 Square and Round Dance, Alfreda Harris Lodge, Roosevelt State Park, Morton, MS., Caller: Darryl McMillan, Cuer: Pauline Angress, $12 per person for the weekend, Friday Pre-Rounds 7:00-7:30, Square and Rounds 2+2 7:30-10:00 Saturday Round Workshop 1:00-3:00, Square Workshop 3:00-5:00, Pre-Rounds 7:00-7:30, Square and Rounds 2+2 7:30-10:00, Sponsored by the Mississippi Square Dance Callers Association, Contact Info. Harry Case 601-757-4747, Carol Hosch 601-479-9606.

March 29-30, 2019 Louisiana State Convention Back of Flyer. 601 W. Coleman, Hammond, LA. Trail End Dance 7-9 Thursday.

January 18-19, 2019 January Jewel Round Dance, Shreveport, LA.

February 1-2, 2019 Mardi Gras Festival Candy Land, 16320 Old Woolmarket Road, Biloxi, MS 39532. Caller: Tim Tyl, White Oak, Texas. Cuer: Bob and Lynn Van Atta, Green Valley, AZ.

November 2-3, 2018 Tammany Twirlers "Dancing Under the Stars", Tammany Twirlers Clubhouse, 35386 Home Estate Dr., Slidell, LA. Caller Friday: Ted Kennedy, Saturday: Nick Hartley, Cuers both nights: Bob and Lynn Van Atta.

May 18, 2018 Pistols ‘N Petticoats Anniversary Dance First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall 323 N. Haugh Avenue Picayune, MS 7:00-7:25 pm — Early Rounds 7:30 – 9:30 pm — Squares & Rounds Caller: Bubba Mingus Cuer: Richard Matthews Donation: $8.00 / dancer For more information, call 601-798-9588 Food will be served.

May 31, 2018 Texas State Festival, Tyler, TX.

July 6, 2018 Magnolia Swingers’ Christmas in July Dance Christmas dinner is at 6:15 pm Early rounds @ 7:00; Squares start at 7:30 pm St. Martin Community Center 15008 Lemoyne Blvd., Biloxi, MS Caller: Tony DiGeorge/Oscar Sills Cuer: Richard & Frances Matthews Donation: TBD ($10-$15) Contact: Eric Dutton (228) 239-5517.

April 28-29, 2017 Spring Fling, Pensacola, FL.

May 6, 2017 24th Anniversary Ozone Squares. Covington, LA.

June 17-21, 2017 Round A Lab Convention, Cincinnati, Ohio.

July 15, 2017 July Jamboree, Pensacola, FL.

July 19, 2017 Pistol's 'N Petticaost Luau Dance, First United Methodist Church, 323 N. Haugh Avenue, Picayune, MS. 7:00 Early Rounds, 7:30-9:30 Dance. Caller: Harry Case Cuer: Barbara May. Contact: 601-798-9588.

July 21-23, 2017 Peachtree Promenade, Square and Round Dance Weekend, Commerce, Georgia. Two halls with wood floors.




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