July - December 2013
Dynamic live fiddle music!
No experience necessary -- All dances taught on the spot
Come alone or bring a partner
Light clothing & soft shoes suggested
Please come fragrance-free
Dances are at St. James Hall
from 8:00pm to 11:00pm, for $12
(except as noted)
Learn the basics 15 minutes before the dance starts.
For dances at St. James Hall, admission is half-price if you bring a plate of home-made goodies.
Children are free.
|Sat Aug 10||8 - 11pm||St James||$12||VCD||Seattle's Michael Karcher calls for The Electrodes: Joe Bowbeer (5-string electric violin), Marcy Kubbs (piano) & Joe Micheals (guitar).|
|Sat Sep 7||8 - 11pm||St James||$12||Sybs||Sybaritic String Band series: Rich Sobel, Barry Cole, Leith Davis, & Claire McCague. June Harman calls.|
|Sun Sep 15||7-10pm||Legion||$12||ECD||English country dance. Peggy Roe calls for English Trifle.|
|Sep 20 - 22||Chehalis Healing House||Chehalis||Chehalis dance camp. Callers Lisa Greenleaf & Will Mentor; bands The Latter Day Lizards & The Nettles. 604-738-5540|
|Fri Sep 27||8 - 11pm||False Creek||$12||Russell||Washington's Cindy Holmes calls for Albert Klassen, Bud Kurz, Kathleen Nisbet, & Russell Shumsky.|
|Sun Sep 29||7-10pm||Legion||$12||ECD||English country dance. June Harman calls for Lark in the Evening.|
|Sat Oct 5||8 - 11pm||St James||$12||Sybs||Maureen Collier calls for the Sybs.|
|Sun Oct 6||4-7pm||Legion||$10||ECD||English country dance. Peggy Roe et al call; open band.|
|Fri Oct 11||8 - 11pm||False Creek||$12||Russell||Maureen Collier calls for Albert Klassen, Bud Kurz, Kathleen Nisbet, & Russell Shumsky.|
|Sat Oct 19||8 - 11pm||St James||$12||VCD||Mayne Island's Dieter Brock calls for Seattle's Red Crow: Susan Burke, Chuck Pliske, Joe Michaels, & Wayne Clark.|
|Sun Oct 20||7-10pm||Legion||$12||ECD||English country dance. Rosemary Lach calls for English Trifle.|
|Thu Oct 24||7:00pm||W 48th||-||VCD||Dance meeting & AGM, everyone welcome.|
|Sat Nov 2||8 - 11pm||St James||$12||Sybs||Anacortes' Cindy Holmes calls for the Sybs.|
|Sun Nov 3||7-10pm||Legion||$10||ECD||English country dance. June Harman calls; open band.|
|Sun Nov 17||7-10pm||Legion||$12||ECD||English country dance. Peggy Roe calls for Lark in the Evening.|
|Fri Nov 22||8 - 11pm||False Creek||$12||Russell||June Harman calls for Washington's Ryan McKasson and Dave Bartley, joined by Russell Shumsky.|
|Sat Nov 23||8 - 11pm||St James||$12||VCD||From Washington, Michael Karcher calls for Ryan McKasson, Dave Bartley, and Vancouver’s own Russell Shumsky.|
|Sun Nov 24||1:00pm||False Creek||$15||Russell||Ryan McKasson & Dave Bartley stay in town for a concert.|
|Sun Dec 1||4-7pm||Legion||$10||ECD||English country dance. June, Peggy, et al call; open band.|
|Sat Dec 7||8 - 11pm||St James||$12||Sybs||Seattle's Eric Curl calls for the Sybs.|
|Sun Dec 15||7-10pm||Legion||$12||ECD||English country dance. June Harman & Jo Young call for Rattlebone.|
|Sat Dec 21||8 - 11pm||St James||$12||VCD||Maureen Collier calls for Dave Marshall & Nancy Grossert. Please bring treats to share; festive attire encouraged; carolling at the break.|
|Tue Dec 31||?||Bellingham||?||BCDS||NYE dance.|
|False Creek||False Creek Community Centre||1318 Cartwright Street (on Granville Island), Vancouver||map|
|Legion||Legion Hall||1407 Laburnum Street (north of Cornwall Avenue), Vancouver||map|
|St James||St James Hall||3214 West 10th Avenue (at Trutch Street), Vancouver||map|
|ECD||English country dances. 604-325-0703.|
|Russell||Russell Shumsky. 604-253-2114|
|Sybs||Sybaritic String Band contradances. 778-999-8170|
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