January - June 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 15 minutes before the dance starts.
For info about snacks and discounts, see Sponsors (at the bottom).
Children are free.
|Sat Jan 5||7:30 - 10:15pm||St James||$15||Sybs||Maureen Collier and Rebecca Robertson call|
|Sun Jan 6||2:30-5:30||Cambrian||$15||ECD||Heather Webster calls with Long Odds|
|Sat Jan 19||8 - 11pm||St James||$15||VCD||Victoria's Galen Armstrong calls with Seattle's Electrodes: Joe Bowbeer, Joe Micheals, and Marcy Kubbs|
|Sun Jan 20||2:30-5:30||Cambrian||$15||ECD||Heather Webster calls with Long Odds|
|Sat Feb 2||7:30 - 10:15pm||St James||$15||Sybs||Bob Rentz and Heather Webster call|
|Sun Feb 3||2:30-5:30||Cambrian||$15||ECD||Open band; local callers|
|Fri Feb 8||7 - 9:20pm||False Creek||$12||Russell||Maureen Collier calls|
|Sat Feb 16||8 - 11pm||St James||$15||VCD||Seattle's Laura Mé Smith calls with Conchordance: Leith Davis, Ken Hamer, Barry Cole, Connie Balaz, and Maureen Collier|
|Sun Feb 17||2:30-5:30||Cambrian||$15||ECD||Local band and callers|
|Sat Mar 2||7:30 - 10:15pm||St James||$15||Sybs||Lisa Siddons calls|
|Sun Mar 3||2:30-5:30||Cambrian||$15||ECD||Open band; local callers|
|Sat Mar 16||8 - 11pm||St James||$15||VCD||Maureen Collier calls with Bellingham's Northern Contraband: Greg Sherman, Steve Blum-Anderson, Mark Danielson, Michael Hobart, and Eileen Sterns|
|Sun Mar 17||2:30-5:30||Cambrian||$15||ECD||Patrick's Hat-trick; local callers.|
|Sun Mar 31||4 - 7pm||Legion||$15||ECD||Open band; local callers|
|Sat Apr 6||7:30 - 10:15pm||St James||$15||Sybs||Seattle's Michael Karcher calls|
|Sun Apr 14||2:30-5:30||Cambrian||$15||ECD||Local band and callers|
|Thu Apr 18||7:00pm||West Van||-||VCD||Dance meeting! All welcome. 1425 Esquimalt Av, West Vancouver 604-266-2962 Please come before 7 since someone must wait in the lobby to let you in.|
|Sat Apr 20||8 - 11pm||St James||$15||VCD||From Washington, Susan Michaels calls with Incognito: Brian Lindsay, Michael Hobart, and Eileen Sterns|
|Sun Apr 28||4 - 7pm||Legion||$15||ECD||Open band; local callers 4:00-7:00 Billy Bishop|
|Sat May 4||7:30 - 10:15pm||St James||$15||Sybs||Rich Goss from Battle Ground, Washington calls|
|Sun May 12||2:30-5:30||Cambrian||$15||ECD||Rattlebone; local callers|
|Sat May 18||8 - 11pm||St James||$15||VCD||From Seattle, Gwen Rousseau calls with Improper: Melissa Coffey, Sean Bolton, Nick Leininger, and Julie Bennett|
|May 24-27||Seattle||-||Folklife (Seattle); by donation nwfolklife.org|
|Sat Jun 1||7:30 - 10:15pm||St James||$15||Sybs||Tacoma's Lindsey Dono calls|
|Fri June 7||7 - 9:20pm||False Creek||$12||Russell||Lisa Siddons calls|
|Sat Jun 15||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) Bellingham's Marlin Prowell calls with No Mean Feat: Susan Stewart, Bob MacNevin, and Michael Gix.|
|Cambrian||Cambrian Hall||215 East 17th Avenue (at Main Street), Vancouver||map||bus|
|Elgin||Elgin Hall||14250 Crescent Road, Surrey (off 99A near Crescent Beach)||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|
|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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