After many years as a mixed English/American dance camp, from 2008 forward Fall Dance Weekend at Monte Toyon will now focus primarily on English Country Dance, Display Dance (morris / sword / clog), music and song. Come to Fall Weekend for a weekend of English country dance with world-class callers and musicians, a full and varied Display dance program, fellowship and fun.

Programmer Sharon Green and a large committee (including former managers Alan Winston and Vanessa Schnatmeier, new manager Victoria Williams, previous treasurer Lise Dyckman, new treasurer Mary Luckhardt, and many more) bring you a weekend of elegant and rowdy dances, skills improvement, and deep pleasure.

2 days and 2 nights of English dance including:
  • 1 Ice Cream Social
  • 1 Pub Crawl with Pick-up Morris
  • 1 Predominantly Playford Party
  • 1 Noisy Auction
  • 1 Sacred Harp Sing
  • 2 Band Workshops
  • 3 Papa Stour Sword Sessions
  • 3 Clogging Classes
  • 5 Memorable Meals

ENGLISH COUNTRY DANCE with Barbara Finney, Michael Barraclough, Scott Higgs
ENGLISH CLOG with Meg Ryan
SINGING with Doug Olsen
MUSIC BY Jon Berger, Noel Cragg, Eddy Jay , Shira Kammen, Rebecca King, Judy Linsenberg, Jim Oakden, Erin Vang, Chuck Ward
SOUND BY Nick Cuccia

Fall Frolick is an all-English dance weekend sponsored by the Bay Area Country Dance Society to provide an opportunity for dancers, callers, and musicians to explore the extraordinary range of English country and display dance with wonderful teachers and splendid musicians, in a glorious setting.

Fall Frolick is for all English country and display dancers and musicians, experienced and novice alike. BACDS members will receive some priority if they register before August 15. Please register early: space is limited. We have spots for at most 120 campers. We are reserving 80 spots for BACDS members, with the remaining 40 spots reserved for non-BACDS applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of gender.