Circle 8’s  

Dance  Location: Oakley Recreation Center 749 Fairview Rd. Asheville, NC Dance Schedule:  1st and 3rd Thursdays each month. Workshop  6:30 to 7:30 PM. Dances from 7:30 to 9:30PM. Caller: Marty Northrup Contacts: Steve Garwood at (828) 299-4366, or Ed Walters at (828) 279.6361, Website: Mainstream Classes will begin on February 1 and run on every Sunday through May 17th.  Plus class from 3:30 to 4:00 PM and beginner lessons from 4:00 to 5:30 PM. On May 1st, Tony Simmons will be our guest caller.

Double A’s

Level: Advance & Challenge (A-2, C-1 ) Caller: Jerry Biggerstaff Dance Schedule: Every Thursday. Workshops begin at 7:00; Dance begins at 7:30. Dance Location: Senior Opportunity Center,  36 Grove St, AshevilleContact: Jerry Biggerstaff  (828) 652-6054 Website: 

High Mountain Squares

High Mountain Squares dance every first, third, and fifth Fridays when we have round and line dancing.   There are a couple of exceptions to our meeting place during the year when our building is not available to us. We dance mostly at Macon County Rec Park on Highway 441. One exception on July 29 is our Anniversary Dance where we will be dancing with Jerry Biggerstaff at Trinity Church, 6971 Highway 441 near Otto. Please join us in our celebration 6:15-8:45!


Two more dances complete the December calendar: Ace McGee will be calling our Christmas Dance on Friday, December 16. Our fifth Friday dance falls on the Eve of New Year’s Eve. Come celebrate year’s end with Ken Perkins and Mike McDonald and Debbie McClain on December 30.

The following are tentative dances for January and February:

January 6 Baby, It’s Cold Outside with Marty Northrup
January 20 Cowboy/Cowgirl Western Dance with Ken Perkins
February 3 Sweetheart Dance with Herb Franklin
February 17 Mardi Gras with Jim Duncan

We truly appreciate our callers and all of our visitors!
– Betty C. Fisher, High Mountain Squares

LAND of SKY Squares

Level: Mainstream and Plus Tips, also some line dancing. Caller: Jerry Biggerstaff  Schedule: 1st and 3rd Fridays, Workshop 7:00 – 7:30, Square Dancing 7:30-9:30 PM Location: 36 Grove Street (Senior Opportunity Center) in downtown Asheville (West of downtown, south of Patton, easy parking) Level: Squares alternating Mainstream & Plus. We welcome all other club members and visitors. $6.00 per person. Square dance attire welcome, but not necessary. History: In 2011, L of Sky Squares began when the Asheville Allemanders & Skyland Twirlers merged. President: Bert Ramsey 828 254-6802 Vice President Coy Shelby 828 450-6539, Janice & David  828-667-1257


Next dance: December 2
then: December 16
No Class Nov 22
No Dance Nov 25

The Mountain Mixers

Mountain Mixers is a Square & Round Dance Club that dances a full program from Mainstream through A2. Visit our Dance Schedule Page  for a full schedule and a list of  some of the best local and national callers available. Callers: *New Guest caller each week (check our web page). Cuers:*Computer DVD Dance Schedule, Sundays*: A-2 dance, 1:30-2:00; Plus dance 2-4 ;  Rounds between tips. From DVD recordings Dance Schedule, Fridays* Mainstream with announced Plus, 7:30-9:30 pm. Dance Schedule, Mondays*. A-2 Workshop 7-7:30 pm. Dances 7:30-9:30 with Jerry Biggerstaff, caller. Dance Schedule, Wednesday* A-2 Dance from 7:00-9:00 Dance Location: Linville Land Harbor in Linville, NC. Contact: Presidents, Steve and Fran Powers, PO Box 160, Linville, NC 28646 Club web site:

Pisgah Promenaders 

Dance Schedule: 2nd & 4th Saturdays 6:45 – 8:45 Dance Location: Old Armory Rec Center, 44 Boundary Street, Waynesville Co-Callers: Marty Northrup and Ken Perkins Contacts: Joe & Barbara Klerlein (828) 586-8416 or Officers:  Barbara & Joe Klerlein, Presidents; Robbie & Pam Pittman, Treasurers Charles Moore. Federation Representative: A Plus workshop is held before each dance from 6:15 – 6:45.   Dress is always casual by choice; traditional attire is welcome.

Southern Lights

Dance Schedule: 1st & 3rd Saturdays (Advanced Square 6-7; Early Rounds 7-7:30; Plus Squares 7:30-9:30. C-1 star tip following the Plus Squares.

Dance Location: Whitmire Activity Building, 301 Lily Pond Road, Hendersonville.
Caller: Stan Russell Cuer: Lou Krech.
Contact: Presidents, Kevin  & Evie Kingsley at
Class Managers: Byron & Tricia Horner at or (828) 595-2528.
Facebook page: Southern Lights Square and Round Dance Club.

New classes begin on September 13th. Free Fun Nights on Tuesday, August 30 and September 6 at the Salvation Army Gym, 3rd Avenue E, Hendersonville.

Sylvan Squares 

Dance Location: St Timothy’s UMC 1020 Asheville Hwy., Brevard.
Dance Schedule: 2nd & 4th Fridays 7:00-9:00 PM, with a workshop at 6:30
Caller: Marty Northrup

Contacts: Betsy Robson (Co-President)   E-mail:    (828) 595-4958 Susan Swan Co-President,  E-mail: Website:

Marty Northrup will be calling most of our dances, although we’ll have a few great guest callers as well. In addition to square dancing, we regularly feature a line dance or two each evening, and we are working to incorporate at least one hex-style square dance tip. We welcome all dancers, from beginners to seasoned pros, and we promise laughs and good dancing.