The three musicians of Reelplay are Robbin Marcus on piano, Doug Olsen on mandolin, and Dave Marcus on concertina. Together they have logged a century of years helping dancers find the rhythm and joy in contra and square dancing. They are known for their sense of fun as well as their lyrical, driving dance music. Dave is the composer of several tunes played by the band, including a host of beautiful waltzes.
Caller Charlotte Crittenden from Brasstown, North Carolina, has a wealth of experience as a dancer and caller in the Southeast. Dancers old and young alike are drawn to Charlotte’s delightfully warm and friendly calling style.
Introductory lesson, 7:30 pm; dance, 8-11 pm. No partner or prior experience necessary. SNCA members, $7; non-members, $10; students, $5; children 12 and under, free. The SNC historic gym is located at 283 Highway 255 North, ¼ mile off Highway 17 in Sautee, Georgia. Contact: (706) 878-3300; www.snca.org or www.sauteecontra.com.