Merry Mixers Square Dance Club
  • Merry Mixers: Welcome

    WELCOME to our website!

    Our club is a modern square dancing club and we have regular square dances every 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month, from September through May. We also host lessons for beginner square dancers. There is a lot to learn, so these lessons are held once a week for about 17 weeks. Click on the Lessons menu item to see when the next session begins. Our regular dances are held at the Greeley Senior Center at 1010 6th Street in Greeley. We have pre-rounds at 7:30 and Mainstream squares at 8:00, with 1 or 2 plus tips during the night. Our dances almost always have a fun theme to which many dancers enjoy wearing clothes that match each theme. This is not required and purely an option for all. We host a lot of different callers and cuers from our area, as well as some national callers. Please check out our events calendar below to see a full list of this season's dances, including theme, caller and cuer. Also, we love new dancers, so check out the "Lessons" link below to find out when our next class will begin!

Merry Mixers Events...

29Dec
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Happy New Year! Times Square - New York Caller: Bill Callaway Cuer: Arlin Sample, Sat Dec 29 @ 6:00PM - 10:00PM
07Jan
FUNSEEKERS 8TH SEASON , Mon Jan 07 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
12Jan
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Keep on Learning! Graduation Dance Caller: Roger Schappell Cuer: Becky Evans, Sat Jan 12 @ 7:00PM - 09:30PM
14Jan
FUNSEEKERS 8TH SEASON , Mon Jan 14 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
21Jan
FUNSEEKERS 8TH SEASON , Mon Jan 21 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
26Jan
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The Wild West - Western USA The Wild West: Caller - Bill Callaway Cuer - Mitchell Thompson, Sat Jan 26 @ 7:00PM - 09:30PM
28Jan
FUNSEEKERS 8TH SEASON , Mon Jan 28 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
04Feb
FUNSEEKERS 8TH SEASON , Mon Feb 04 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
09Feb
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Love in Paris - Paris Love in Paris: Caller - Mike Olivieri Cuer - Arlin Sample, Sat Feb 09 @ 7:00PM - 09:30PM
11Feb
FUNSEEKERS 8TH SEASON , Mon Feb 11 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
18Feb
FUNSEEKERS 8TH SEASON , Mon Feb 18 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
23Feb
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Square Dancing is Ohana - Polynesian Islands Square Dancing is Ohana: Caller - Roger Schappell Cuer- Dave Smith, Sat Feb 23 @ 7:00PM - 09:30PM
25Feb
FUNSEEKERS 8TH SEASON , Mon Feb 25 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
04Mar
FUNSEEKERS 8TH SEASON , Mon Mar 04 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
09Mar
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Pye Night - Egypt Pye Night: Caller - Marshall Poole Cuer - Steve Kline, Sat Mar 09 @ 7:00PM - 09:30PM
11Mar
FUNSEEKERS 8TH SEASON , Mon Mar 11 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
23Mar
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Luck of the Irish - Ireland Luck of the Irish: Caller - Don Furnish Cuer - Arlin Sample, Sat Mar 23 @ 7:00PM - 09:30PM
13Apr
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Machu Picchu - Peru Machu Picchu: Caller - Lanny Weaklend Cuer - Becky Evans, Sat Apr 13 @ 7:00PM - 09:30PM
27Apr
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Hop on Over - Australian Outback Hop on Over: Caller - Jerry Junck Cuer - Mitchell Thompson, Sat Apr 27 @ 7:00PM - 09:30PM
11May
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A Return Home - Greeley A Return Home: Caller - Roger Schappell Cuer - Arlin Sample, Sat May 11 @ 7:00PM - 09:30PM
26Jun
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68th National Square Dance Convention , Wed Jun 26 @ 2:00PM - 10:30PM - Sat Jun 29 @10:30PM
11Oct
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CRDA GALA CRDA 59th Annual Gala at CSU Pueblo, Fri Oct 11 @ 2:00PM - 10:30PM - Sat Oct 12 @10:30PM
12Oct
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CRDA GALA CRDA 59th Annual Gala at CSU Pueblo, Sat Oct 12 @ 2:00PM - 10:30PM - Sat Oct 12 @10:30PM
  • Merry Mixers: About Us

    ABOUT US
    The Merry Mixers Square Dance Club is a social, non-profit organization that supports and promotes the activities of square and round dancing. Both of these types of dancing are offered at our regular dances, which are held on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays, September through May. The club also offers beginner square dance lessons in order to keep our membership fluid and enthusiastic.


    The club was founded in 1952, by Frank and Maxine Simpson. They taught between 8 and 12 coupes how to square dance in their basement for years. Frank also became a caller and taught many other callers throughout his career. The club has gone through many changes and many, many dancers in these past 60 years, and our current membership reflects a wide variety of ages, professions and personalities, which is what makes it FUN!

    Square dancing is a world-wide activity, so no matter where you are--new area, state or country-- you can find a dance and meet new people. Here in this area, there are clubs in Fort Morgan, Loveland, Fort Collins and Longmont (just to name a few) so it is possible to dance several times a week, if you want!


    Today, modern square dancing is NOT just what you learned in school--a do-si-do, a left allemande and promenade. There is much more to it which makes it much more fun, especially since now that we don't mind holding hands with another person! Women are not required to wear full skirts with petticoats; dancers today wear a variety of clothing. In addition, callers use songs from almost every genre of music, so it's not just for country music lovers.

     

    We hope you will make an effort to try something new and healthy. If you want to know more, feel free to call or write to anyone on our contact page.