July - December 2019
Dynamic live fiddle music!
No experience necessary — All dances taught on the spot
Come alone or bring a partner — Children admitted free
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 20 minutes before the dance starts.
For info about snacks and discounts, see Sponsors (at the bottom).
Children are free.
|Sat Aug 17||7:30 - 10:30pm||St James||$15||VCD||From Washington, Isaac Banner calls for Kate Powers and David Rivers|
|Sat Sep 7||7:30 - 10:15pm||St James||$15||Sybs||Seattle's Sherry Nevins calls|
|Sep 20-22||Camp Luther||Chehalis||Chehalis dance camp Bands: Pete's Posse, The Waxwings; callers: Sarah van Norstrand, Yoyo Zhou|
|Sun Sep 22||5:30-8:30pm||Cambrian||$15||ECD||Local band and caller|
|Sat Oct 5||7:30 - 10:15pm||St James||$15||Sybs||Bob Rentz calls|
|Sun Oct 6||5:30-8:30pm||Legion||$15||ECD||Local band and caller|
|Fri Oct 11||7 - 9:20pm||False Creek||$12||Russell||Maureen Collier calls|
|Thu Oct 17||7:00pm||W 48th||-||VCD||Dance meeting! All welcome! 604-669-4310|
|Sat Oct 19||7:30 - 10:30pm||St James||$15||VCD||From Washington, Michael Karcher calls for Heliotrope: Robin Brown, Paul Englesberg, Michael Hobart, and Greg Sherman|
|Sun Oct 20||5:30-8:30pm||Cambrian||$15||ECD||Local band and caller|
|Sat Nov 2||7:30 - 10:15pm||St James||$15||Sybs||Heather Webster and the Gulf Islands' Lisa Siddons calls|
|Sun Nov 3||2:30-5:30pm||Cambrian||$15||ECD||Local band and caller|
|Sat Nov 16||7:30 - 10:30pm||St James||$15||VCD||Maureen Collier calls for Seattle's Red Crow: Susan Burke, Howie Meltzer, Chuck Pliske, and Joe Micheals|
|Sun Nov 17||5:30-8:30pm||Legion||$15||ECD||Local band and caller|
|Sun Dec 1||5:30-8:30pm||Cambrian||$15||ECD||Local band and caller|
|Sat Dec 7||7:30 - 10:15pm||St James||$15||Sybs||Washington's Susan Michaels calls|
|Sun Dec 15||3:30-6:30pm||Cambrian||$15||ECD||(We are hoping) Rattlebone|
|Sat Dec 21||7:30 - 10:30pm||St James||$15||VCD||Bellingham's Marlin Prowell calls for Conchordance: Maureen Collier, Connie Balaz, Ken Hamer, and Leith Davis. Bring treats to share; festive attire encouraged; caroling at the break|
|Tue Dec 31||Bellingham||BCDS||New Year's Eve dance.|
|Cambrian||Cambrian Hall||215 East 17th Avenue (at Main Street), Vancouver||map||bus|
|False Creek||False Creek Community Centre||1318 Cartwright, Vancouver (Free parking after 6 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|
|Transit info for Cambrian Hall|
The number 3 bus runs north/south on Main Street and has stops very close to the hall.
Its route intersects with:
|ECD||English country dances. 604-522-3500. Callers: Peggy Roe and Heather Webster. Bring snacks to share. Musicians are welcome at open bands, but please phone first.|
|Russell||Teapot Tempest: A Klassen, C Read, T Taylor, and Russell Shumsky (organizer) 604-253-2114 Admission $12; no discounts|
|Sybs||Sybaritic String Band contradances. 778-999-8170. Rich Sobel, Barry Cole, Leith Davis, and Claire McCague. Sponsored by the Rogue Folk Club. Admission is $15, and only $10 if you bring snacks to share.|
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