FAQ

Where and when are the dances?
Do I need to wear anything special?
Do I need to be an experienced dancer to attend?
Where did the pictures come from on your website?



Where and when are the dances?

Almost all dances begin at 8 p.m. at the Jonesborough Visitors Center located in Jonesborough, TN. For more information about times see our calendar and for directions to the Visitors Center see the directions page.


Do I need to wear anything special?

The dances are casual dress. It is recommended that you wear comfortable and appropriate shoes.


Do I need to be an experienced dancer to attend?

There is no experience necessary. We offer new dancer workshop from 7:30 - 8:00 before each dance.


Where did the pictures come from on your website?

The photos on the website all reflect the Town of Jonesborough or contra dancing.

  • The historic photos are courtesy of the Jonesborough/Washington County History Museum and Archives unless otherwise noted.
  • The photo of the antique car downtown is contributed to the Visitors Center by the Northeast Tennessee Tourism Association (NETTA).
  • The photos of Central Christian Church and the Greene-Florence House were contributed by the Jonesborough Visitors Center.