Square Dancers

We are lucky to have Kenny Farris as our Square Dance caller and teacher.  He is one of the best in the Baltimore/Washington area, and has been calling and teaching for over 50 years.
Kenny Farris Bio
A list of what are called “Mainstream” calls taught by Kenny are listed below.  Usually, to attend square dancing clubs in the Baltimore/Washington area, one would have to be familiar with at least these calls.  The goal of the advanced instruction lessons here at Riderwood is for us to attain at least this level.



Watch Our Square Dancing

We participate in the “Opportunities Fair” for residents to learn about the square dance club at Riderwood. The following is a 3-minute video that shows square dances at Riderwood through the years. Click below to watch it:

Riderwood Opportunities Fair Video

There is an excellent free set of videos that teach the basic and mainstream calls to square dance.  Click on the link below to review 15 lessons with all the calls:
15 Lessons
and to review an individual call, this brings you to an alphabetical list of calls.
Call Index

For further information, contact Henry Heilbrunn at