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BACDS Events Calendar

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Schedule of Events

DATE(S)STYLELOCATIONCALLER(S)MUSICIANS
December 01CONTRA/SPECIALGOCSusan Petrick, Ric GoldmanStar Thistle (Dave Kistler, David Wright, Lonna Whipple, Chetani Cheryl McKinney)
26th Annual No-Snow Ball 7:30pm–Midnight, $30 (BACDS members with card: $25) — Note Special Location! — Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Ascension, 4700 Lincoln Ave. Oakland; Free newcomers’ session at 7:00pm before the dance. Potluck contributions appreciated! For more information see the event page on Facebook.
December 02ENG/CONFSJBob FraleyWilliam Allen and Friends
December 04ENGLISHASEMary LuckhardtBill Jensen, Stan Kramer, Laurie Chastain
December 05CONTRACCBWarren BlierOpen band led by The Rosin Doctors
December 07ENGLISHMTBruce HamiltonNonesuch Country Dance Players (Stan & Susan Kramer, Mary Tabor, Daniel Soussan, Rob Powell, Mark Daly) with William Allen
December 08ENGLISHDGKSharon GreenJon Berger, Bill Jensen
December 08CONTRAFUMRobin SteenThe Crabapples (Teresa Fife, Bob Silberstein, Norm Cotton, Marta Lynch)
December 11WOODSHEDHPPMaybe youCommunity Band - community callers - a look backstage to try out new dances
December 12SINGINGCCBSING FOR YOUR SUPPER with Holly Loo Lakorus and Ivy Drip Seasonal singing led by Shira Kammen and Michelle Levy — Please bring potluck snacks; 6:45–7:30pm; FREE! (donations gladly accepted)
December 12ENGLISHCCBSharon GreenShira Kammen, Michelle Levy, Charlie Hancock
December 15CONTRASFLynn AckersonThe Killarney Boys (Chris Knepper, Dave Cory, John Ward)
December 16ENG/CONFSJBob FraleyWilliam Allen and Friends
December 18ENGLISHASEBruce HamiltonBill Jensen, Stan Kramer, Erik Ievins
December 19CONTRACCBCharlie FentonOpen band led by Sassafras Stomp (ME) (Johanna Davis, Adam Nordell)
December 21ENGLISHMTAlan Winston, Bob FraleyNonesuch Country Dance Players (Stan & Susan Kramer, Mary Tabor, Daniel Soussan, Rob Powell, Mark Daly) with Bill Jensen Holiday party with potluck savories and sweets.
December 22ENGLISHCCBCavalcade of Callers Ruth Anne Fraley, Shira Kammen, Judy Linsenberg Holiday party for all, 7:30 pm
December 22CONTRAFUMSusan PetrickSassafras Stomp (ME) (Johanna Davis, Adam Nordell)
December 26ENGLISHCCBAlan WinstonOpen band led by Anne Goess, Michael Siemon, Tom Lindemuth, Patti Cobb
December 28CONTRASFZackStringFire (Patti Cobb, Erik Ievins, Caroline McCaskey [CO]), with Chris Knepper
December 29CONTRAFUMCANCELED
NO DANCE TONIGHT — postponed 2 days — See you on New Year's Eve at the Masonic Temple!
December 31ENGLISH/SPECIALASESharon Green, Bob FraleyRuth Anne Fraley, Anne Goess, and Tom Lindemuth
New Year's Eve English Dance, 8:30-12:30, $20, $15 members, $10 students. Potluck snacks welcome.
December 31CONTRA/SPECIALMTLynn AckersonNew Year's Eve Contra Dance with Stringfire (Erik Ievins, Patti Cobb, Chris Knepper)
New Year’s Eve Contra Dance at the Palo Alto Masonic Temple (461 Florence, just a few blocks from the regular location) — MONDAY, December 31, 8pm–12:15am. $20, $16 members, $10 students. Ring out the old year and waltz in the new with a special contra dance at a special location (Palo Alto Masonic Temple, 461 Florence St, just a few blocks from our usual location at FUM). Potluck contributions welcome to supplement the provided refreshments — your chance to show off!

Dance Venues

VENUENAMEADDRESSCITY
ASEAll Saints Episcopal Church555 Waverley StPalo Alto
Corner of Waverley St & Hamilton Ave
CCBChrist Church Berkeley (formerly Grace North Church)2138 Cedar StreetBerkeley
Between Walnut and Oxford
DGKDanceGround Keriac1805 Divisadero at BushSan Francisco
3 blocks North of Geary
FSJFirst Unitarian Church of San Jose160 N 3rd StSan Jose
FUMFirst United Methodist Church of Palo AltoHamilton at ByronPalo Alto
upstairs, 1 block from University, 1 block from Middlefield
GOCGreek Orthodox Cathedral of the Ascension4700 Lincoln AvenueOakland
HPPCarriage House at Holbrook-Palmer Park150 Watkins AvenueAtherton
MTPalo Alto Masonic Temple461 Florence StreetPalo Alto
1/2 block north of University
SFSt. Paul's Presbyterian Church1399 43rd AvenueSan Francisco
Corner of 43rd Avenue and Judah Street

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