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Friday, July 21, 2017: ENGLISH at Palo Alto Masonic Temple in Palo Alto. Dilip Sequiera & Rachel Pusey with Nonesuch Country Dance Players (Daniel Soussan, Mark Daly, Mary Tabor) with Bill Jensen, Robin Lockner More Info
Saturday, July 22, 2017: CONTRA at First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto in Palo Alto. Celia Ramsay with Whimsical (Beth Christian, Janette Duncan, Regan Hemphill, Roxanne Oliva, Debra Tayleur) More Info
Saturday, July 22, 2017: ENGLISH at Christ Church Berkeley (formerly Grace North Church) in Berkeley. Alan Winston with Puck’s Deceit (Ben Schreiber, Charlie Hancock, Judy Linsenberg)—for experienced dancers More Info
Sunday, July 23, 2017: CONTRA at Hill and Valley Club - 1808 B Street (at Linden) in Hayward. Open Callers’ night with Magic Reelism (Susan Jones, Del Eckels, David Wright, Debra Tayleur), 4–7pm; Callers please contact email@example.com More Info
Wednesday, July 26, 2017: ENGLISH at Christ Church Berkeley (formerly Grace North Church) in Berkeley. Alan Winston with Open band led by Maggie Moore, David Strong, Patti Cobb More Info
Saturday, July 29, 2017: CONTRA at First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto in Palo Alto. Eric Black with Switching Protocols (Ruthie Byers, Christopher Jacoby, John-Michael Seng-Wheeler) More Info
Sunday, July 30, 2017: CONTRA at Hill and Valley Club - 1808 B Street (at Linden) in Hayward. Eric Black with Switching Protocols (Ruthie Byers, Christopher Jacoby, John-Michael Seng-Wheeler), 4–7:15pm—Zesty! More Info
Friday, August 11-Sunday, August 13, 2017: CONTRA/CAMP: Janet Pomeroy Center, near Lake Merced in SF. Contra Dance Weekend with calling by Luke Donforth [VT], Sarah VanNorstrand [NY], music by Maivish [QC/VA] (Adam Broome, Matthew Olwell, Jaige Trudel) and Great Bear [NY/MA/VT/NC]] (Andrew VanNorstrand, Noah VanNorstrand, Kim Yerton, Rebecca Bosworth-Clemens, Dana Billings, Chris Miller); Pre-registration required—see bacds.org/btb for details.
Luke Donforth [VT],
Sunday, August 20-Sunday, August 27, 2017: CAMP/ENGLISH/MUSIC: Bishop's Ranch, Healdsburg in the Sonoma wine country. Leaders Andrew Swaine [UK], Brooke Friendly [OR], Daisy Black [UK], & Kalia Kliban are joined by The Figments (Anna Patton [VT], David Knight [DC], Owen Morrison [MA]), Barry Truter (Canada), Jonathan Jensen (MD), Nicky McConkey (UK), Charlie Hancock, and Jon Berger for a week of Music, Dance, Singing, Mummer's Play, Joy and More.—SOLD OUT! See bacds.org/heydays for more info.
many great leaders with music by HEY DAYS English camp at Bishop Ranch
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