Welcome to Tapestry

Tapestry Folkdance Center creates opportunities for participation in the joys of dance and music from around the world.

Tapestry's Program Calendar

Tapestry Program Calendar

Our dances are:

  • Pay at the Door: no registration required
  • No experience necessary: Beginners welcome!
  • No partner necessary
  • Alchohol free
  • Family Friendly
  • Accessible to those with disabilities

Top News


Community Contra Band and Caller Night- Calling All Musicians and Callers!

Band Info
If you ever wanted to play for a contra dance, this Saturday night at 7:00 is the time! Please be at Tapestry at 7:00 to get organized. The dance starts at 8:00. Contact Pat O’Loughlin through this form on the Tapestry website and he’ll get you a set list; in fact he’ll email copies of all of the music to you. Everybody and all instruments are invited. There will be no practice for this dance!
Caller Info
The next Community Contra Band and Caller night is Saturday, May 30th. The caller practice for the event is Thursday, May 28th. If you would like to join the community callers and try your hand at calling a real contra dance- contact Robin Nelson through this form on the Tapestry website and she will give you details about the practice and what you will need!


Bricks, Tar and Air Campaign- We Met the Match!

Through gifts large and small –

We’ve met the match!

What was designed as a 3-year campaign is now complete. Congrats and thanks to everyone who helped make this happen.

A full list of donors will be available soon.

Tapestry is Hiring!

Martha Megarry, our Marketing and Technical Assistant for the past two years, will be leaving Tapestry at the end of July in order to take a full-time course in web design and coding at Prime Digital Academy in Bloomington. She will miss Tapestry but is excited to get a chance to learn new skills in web design and development. She will help train in her replacement to make the transition as seamless as possible for Tapestry dancers. Feel free to apply and pass along the posting to your web and marketing savvy friends! It’s a 12-15 hour/week position. Click here to view the job posting and apply!

“We are the Folk; these dances are for us” -Fer Horn

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