January - June 2017
Dynamic live fiddle music!
No experience necessary — All dances taught on the spot
Come alone or bring a partner
Light clothing and soft shoes suggested
Please come fragrance-free
Dances are at St. James Hall for $15
(except as noted)
Learn the basics 15 minutes before the dance starts.
Water bottle encouraged.
For info about snacks and discounts, see Sponsors (at the bottom).
Children are free.
|Sat Dec 31||Bellingham||BCDS||NYE dance bellinghamcountrydance.org|
|Sat Jan 7||8 - 11pm||St James||$15||Sybs||Sybaritic String Band series: Rich Sobel, Barry Cole, Leith Davis, and Claire McCague. Bob Rentz and Rebecca Robertson call.|
|Sun Jan 8||4-7pm||Legion||$12||ECD||English country dance. Local callers; Whimsical.|
|Sat Jan 21||8 - 11pm||St James||$15||VCD||Maureen Collier calls for Seattle's Red Crow: Joe Micheals, Howie Meltzer, Susan Burke, and Chuck Pliske.|
|Sun Jan 22||4-7pm||Legion||$12||ECD||English country dance. Local callers; open band.|
|Sat Feb 4||8 - 11pm||St James||$15||Sybs||Bellingham's Marlin Prowell calls for the Sybs.|
|Sun Feb 5||4-7pm||Legion||$12||ECD||English country dance. Local callers; Lark in the Evening.|
|Fri Feb 10||7 - 10pm||False Creek||$15||Russell||Russell's series: Bob Rentz calls for Groovacious: Bud Kurz, Kathleen Nisbet, and Russell Shumsky.|
|Sat Feb 18||8 - 11pm||St James||$15||VCD||Seattle's Joe Micheals calls for Conchordance: Athena McKown, Maureen Collier, Barry Cole, Kate Semple, Connie Balaz, and Ken Hamer.|
|Sun Feb 19||4-7pm||Legion||$12||ECD||English country dance. Local callers; open band.|
|Sat Mar 4||7:30-10:30||St James||$15||Sybs||Marlin Prowell calls for the Sybs.|
|Sun Mar 5||4-7pm||Legion||$12||ECD||English country dance. Local callers; Lark in the Evening.|
|Fri Mar 10||7 - 10pm||False Creek||$15||Russell||False Creek series: Lisa Siddons calls for Groovacious: Bud Kurz, Kathleen Nisbet, and Russell Shumsky.|
|Sat Mar 18||8 - 11pm||St James||$15||VCD||Seattle's Michael Karcher calls for Bellingham's Northern Contraband: Steve Blum-Anderson, Mark Danielson, Greg Sherman, Eileen Sterns, and Michael Hobart.|
|Sun Mar 19||4-7pm||Legion||$12||ECD||English country dance. Gotham Duo + Dave Bartley; local callers.|
|Sat Apr 1||7:30-10:30||St James||$15||Sybs||Seattle's Sherry Nevins calls for the Sybs.|
|Sun Apr 2||4-7pm||Legion||$12||ECD||English country dance. Local callers; open band.|
|Sat Apr 15||8 - 11pm||St James||$15||VCD||Seattle's John Gallagher calls for Contra Sutra: Ryan McKasson, Marni Rachmiel, Dave Bartley, and Russell Shumsky.|
|Thu Apr 20||7:00pm||W 48th||-||VCD||Dance meeting; all welcome, please come!|
|Sun Apr 23||4-7pm||Legion||$12||ECD||English country dance. Local callers; Whimsical.|
|Sat May 6||7:30-10:30||St James||$15||Sybs||Tacoma's Lindsey Dono calls for the Sybs.|
|Fri May 12||7 - 10pm||False Creek||$15||Russell||False Creek series: Lisa Siddons calls for Groovacious: Bud Kurz, Russell Shumsky, and TBA fiddler.|
|Sun May 14||4-7pm||Legion||$12||ECD||English country dance. Local callers; Rattlebone.|
|Sat May 20||8 - 11pm||St James||$15||VCD||Marian Rose calls for Oregon's Coriolis: Dave Hamlin, Jon Neff, and Victor Fiore.|
|May 26-29||Seattle||-||Folklife (Seattle) http://nwfolklife.org; by donation.|
|Sat Jun 3||7:30-10:30||St James||$15||Sybs||Seattle's Gwen Rousseau calls for the Sybs.|
|Sat Jun 17||8 - 11pm||Elgin||$15||VCD||Annual family potluck at 6:30 and dance at 8:00. -- Please bring your own potluck utensils. No discount for bringing food. (Duh) -- Lisa Siddons calls for No Mean Feat: Cameron Stewart, Susan Stewart, Bob MacNevin, and Michael Gix.|
|Elgin||Elgin Hall||14250 Crescent Road, Surrey (off 99A near Crescent Beach) Please bring your own potluck utensils.||map||bus|
|False Creek||False Creek Community Centre||1318 Cartwright, Vancouver (Free parking after 7 on Granville Island)||map||bus|
|Legion||Legion Hall||1407 Laburnum Street (north of Cornwall Avenue), Vancouver||map||bus|
|St James||St James Hall||3214 West 10th Avenue (at Trutch Street), Vancouver||map||bus|
|ECD||English country dances. 604-522-3500. Callers: Heather Webster, Bob Rentz, Susan Larkin — lead by Peggy Roe. Bring snacks to share. Musicians are welcome at open bands, but please phone first.|
|Russell||Russell Shumsky. 604-253-2114 Admission $15; no discounts|
|Sybs||Sybaritic String Band
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