July - December 2017
Vancouver B.C.

Contradances and
English Country Dances

Dynamic live fiddle music!

No experience necessary — All dances taught on the spot
Come alone or bring a partner
Light clothing, soft shoes, and a water bottle 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.
For info about snacks and discounts, see Sponsors (at the bottom).
Children are free.

(This schedule is also available in PDF format.)
date time location price sponsor event
August
Sat Aug 26 8 - 11pm St James $15 VCD From Seattle, Eric Curl calls with Marni Rachmiel and friends
September
Sat Sep 2 7:30 - 10:15pm St James $15 Sybs Bob Rentz calls
Sun Sep 17 4 - 7pm Legion $12 ECD Peggy Roe et al call with TBA
Sep 22-24   Camp Luther   Chehalis Chehalis Dance Camp Callers: Gaye Fifer and Seth Tepfer; bands: Syncopaths and Larry Unger, Audrey Knuth
October
Sun Oct 1 4 - 7pm Legion $12 ECD Peggy Roe et al call with an open band
Sat Oct 7 7:30 - 10:15pm St James $15 Sybs Maureen Collier calls
Fri Oct 13 7 - 10pm False Creek $15 GrI Maureen Collier calls for Groovacious: Caitlan Read, Bud Kurz, and Russell Shumsky
Sun Oct 15 4 - 7pm Legion $12 ECD Peggy Roe et al call with Lark in the Evening
Thu Oct 19 7:00pm W 48th - VCD AGM and dance meeting; please come!
Sat Oct 21 8 - 11pm St James $15 VCD From Seattle, John Gallagher calls with the Electrodes: Joe Bowbeer, Marcy Kubbs, and Joe Micheals
Sun Oct 29 4 - 7pm Legion $12 ECD Peggy Roe et al call with an open band
November
Sat Nov 4 7:30 - 10:15pm St James $15 Sybs Bellingham's Marlin Prowell calls
Fri Nov 10 7 - 10pm False Creek $15 GrI Gwen Rousseau calls for Groovacious: Kathleen Nisbet, Bud Kurz, and Russell Shumsky
Sun Nov 12 4 - 7pm Legion $12 ECD Peggy Roe et al call with Whimsical
Sat Nov 18 8 - 11pm St James $15 VCD Lisa Siddons calls with USA's Bandemonium: Eric Anderson and Lee Anne Welch
Sun Nov 26 4 - 7pm Legion $12 ECD Rosemary Lach from Victoria calls with an open band
December
Sat Dec 2 7:30 - 10:15pm St James $15 Sybs Seattle's Isaac Banner calls
Sun Dec 10 4 - 7pm Legion $12 ECD Peggy Roe et al call with Rattlebone
Sat Dec 16 8 - 11pm Sunnyside $15 VCD Seattle's Susan Michaels calls with Concordance: Connie Balaz, Maureen Collier, Barry Cole, Kate Semple, Ken Hamer, and Athena McKown. Bring treats to share; festive attire encouraged; caroling at the break
Sat Dec 31   Bellingham   BCDS NYE dance http://bellinghamcountrydance.org


The Halls
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
Sunnyside Sunnyside Hall 1845 154 St (from 99 take 152 St exit), Surrey map bus


The Sponsors
ECD English country dances. 604-522-3500. Callers: Heather Webster, Bob Rentz, Susan Larkin — led by Peggy Roe. Bring snacks to share. Musicians are welcome at open bands, but please phone first.
GrI Russell Shumsky. 604-253-2114 Admission $15; no discounts
Sybs Sybaritic String Band contradances. 778-999-8170. Sponsored by the Rogue Folk Club.
Admission is $15, and only $10 if you bring snacks to share.
VCD Vancouver Country Dance. To subscribe to our email reminder service, please contact us: purplehey_AT_hotmail.com or 604-266-2962.
Admission is $15, and only $10 if you bring homemade snacks to share (except at the potluck and Christmas dance)
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VCD is an affiliate of the Country Dance and Song Society.