Dance Schedule

October 2019 Square Dance Lessons Yellow Rockers, Pearl Senior Center, 110 Valentour Rd. Pearl, MS Driving directions: From I-20 go North on Pearson Road, at 4th light turn right (east) on Old Brandon Road, then take 2nd left onto Valentour Rd., 2nd building on the right. (When you see the library, the turn is just before you get to it). Caller: Rob Baird. Contact: Bettie Millis 601/825-1230.

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.

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.



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

January 25, 2020 MSRDA South Council Dance, Jackie Dole Sherrill Community Center, 220 W. Front St., Hattiesburg, MS, Bubba Mingus, Squares Caller Connie Wise, Rounds. Early Rounds 7:00-7:25, Squares and Rounds, 7:30-9:30 . $10. Free for MSRDA members.

February 7-8, 2020 Mardi Gras Festival, Woolmarket Community Center, 16320 Old Woolmarket Rod, Biloxi, MS.

March 13-14, 2020 65th Annual Mississippi State Festival Sponsored by the Mississippi Square and Round Dance Association. Pearl Senior Center, 110 Valentour Rd, Pearl, MS 39208 Ms Caller: Mike Bramlett, Arlington, TX. Rounds: David and Linda Hollday, Oneonta, AL Friday Early Rounds 7:00-8:00, Dance 8:00-10:00 Saturday, Rounds 9:00-10:00, Fun Dance 10:00-11:30, General Membership Meeting 11:30-12:30, Square Workshop 2:00-4:30. Saturday Evening Early Rounds 7:00-7:30, Grand March 7:45, Dance 8:00-10:30.

March 25-28, 2020 Pre-Convention for 70th National Square Dance, Jackson Convention Center, Jackson, Mississippi Pre-Convention Kickoff Dance Sat. March 28 for those Pre-Registered.

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.


June 23-26, 2021 70th NATIONAL SQUARE DANCE, Jackson, Mississippi



Prior Dances



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.

September 28, 2019, North Council Dance, Saturday Lake Tiak-O'Khata, 213 Smyth Lake Road, Louisville, MS. Caller Tom Miller. Cuer: Pauline Angress. 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Round/Line Dance Workshop, 2:00-4:00 pm. Fun Dance Squares with Rob and Tom, 7:00-7:30 Early Rounds , 7:30-9:30 Squares,9:30-10:00 A-1 / Hot Hash, MSRDA Members Free. Non-members $10. For more information regarding dance 662-640-5481. For reservations 662-773-7853.

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.

August 30 - September 1, 2019 National Singles DANCE-A-RAMA, Birmingham, AL.

June 26-29 68th National Square Dance Convention, Atlanta, Georgia.

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.

April 5-6, 2019 Wiggins Weekend, Flint Creek, Wiggins, MS.

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.

August 23-25, 2018 Alabama State Convention, Oxford, AL. back

April 6-7, 2018 Alabama Jubilee, BSDA Friendship Hall, Fultondale, AL.

March 23-25, 2018 Louisiana State Square Dance Convention, Rayne Civic Center, Rayne, LA.

September 11, 2017 Square Dance Lessons Belles & Buoys, Lyman Senior Center, 14592 County Farm Rd., Gulfport, MS

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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