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BACDS Events Calendar

November 2011

Schedule of Events

November 01ENGLISHASEBruce Hamilton & Ric GoldmanBill Jensen, Stan Kramer, Paul Kostka
November 02CONTRACCBErik HoffmanOpen Band led by StringFire (Michelle Levy, Erik Ievins, Patti Cobb)
November 04ENGLISHMTKalia KlibanNonesuch Country Dance Players (Stan & Susan Kramer, Mary Tabor, Daniel Soussan, Mark Daly) with Bill Jensen
November 05CONTRASFCharlie FentonRaggedy Annes (Andy Eggleston, Charlie Hancock, Kathrine Gardner)
November 06ENGLISH/SPECIALFSJBob FraleyWilliam Allen & friends, special beginner-friendly session, 2:00pm–4:30pm.
Suggested donation price: $10–$25 (shared with co-sponsor Music Program of First Unitarian Church of San Jose)
November 08WOODSHEDHPPOpen CallerOpen Band — try out new dances!
November 09ENGLISHCCBWALTZ AWAY YOUR WORRIES (free form waltzing, no teaching) Michelle Levy, Debra Tayleur 6:45–7:45pm, FREE
November 09ENGLISHCCBSharon GreenAndy Eggleston, Michelle Levy, Debra Tayleur
November 11 to November 13CONTRA/WORKSHOP/SPECIALWCPSusan PetrickA variety of local musicians
Contra College Weekend in Palo Alto. Preregistration Required: see Experienced dancers: learn the other gender role, or just enjoy dancing with new dancers
November 12ENGLISHDGKSharon GreenJon Berger, Rebecca King, Bill Jensen — tribute to Fried de Metz Herman
November 12CONTRAWCPKelsey HartmanStringFire (Erik Ievins, Michelle Levy, Patti Cobb, Jim Oakden) — special location and time: Woman's Club of Palo Alto, 475 Homer Ave, 7–10pm, joining dancers from Contra College — potluck after-party 10–11pm
475 Homer Ave, Palo Alto (just a few blocks from our regular location). ALSO NOTE SPECIAL TIME: Newcomers' orientation starts at 6:30, dancing starts at 7:00 pm.
November 13CONTRA/SPECIALWCPSusan PetrickThree Fifths of Scotch (Debra Tayleur, Eloise Blanchard, Emily Parsons, Del Eckels)
Contra Grad School 2pm–6pm, $15. A teaching afternoon for intermediate and experienced dancers. See
November 15ENGLISHASENicolas BroadbridgeBill Jensen, Stan Kramer, Erik Ievins
November 16CONTRACCBNick CucciaOpen Band led by Swing Farm (Ray Bierl, Charlie Hancock, Markie Sanders)
November 18ENGLISHMTNicolas Broadbridge [UK]Nonesuch Country Dance Players (Stan & Susan Kramer, Mary Tabor, Daniel Soussan, Mark Daly) with Ruth Anne Fraley
November 19ENGLISH/WORKSHOP/SPECIALSMTNicolas Broadbridge [UK]Bill Jensen, Andy Eggleston — Fall Ball & Workshop — 2:30pm–5pm, $10 for workshop only, included with Ball admission
November 19ENGLISH/SPECIALSMTNicolas Broadbridge [UK]Bill Jensen, Andy Eggleston, Erik Ievins, Judy Linsenberg
BACDS Fall Ball — “A Purcell Ball” Singing at 7:30pm, Ball 8:00pm–11:00pm, potluck follows. Tickets: $28 preregistered (through November 7th), $35 at the door, includes 2:30pm workshop. More info at
November 19CONTRASFRobin SteenPeak Nouveau (Peter Tommerup, Paul Clarke, Sarah Kirton, Karl Franzen)
November 23ENGLISHCCBNicolas Broadbridge [UK]Jon Berger, Judy Linsenberg, Charlie Hancock (not an Open Band)
November 25CONTRASFMavis McGaughUncle Dave (Kathrine Gardner, David Brown, Dave Courchaine)
November 26CONTRAFUMNick CucciaCaroline McCaskey of the Fiddlerats [CO], Patti Cobb from StringFire — Thanksgiving dessert potluck!
November 26ENGLISH/WORKSHOP/SPECIALCCBNicolas BroadbridgeJon Berger, Rebecca King, 2pm–5pm, $12 ($10 members)
Special English Dance Workshop for advanced dancers
November 26ENGLISHCCBNicolas Broadbridge [UK]Charlie Hancock, Jon Berger, Shira Kammen —Holiday party for all
November 29ENGLISHASEBruce Hamilton & Ric GoldmanRuth Anne Fraley, Stan Kramer, Laurie Chastain
November 30CONTRACCBOpen Callers’ NightOpen Band led by Three Fifths of Scotch (Debra Tayleur, Eloise Blanchard, Elizabeth Miranda, Del Eckels) — to join the calling contact Erik Hoffman at

Dance Venues

ASEAll Saints Episcopal Church555 Waverley StPalo Alto
CCBChrist Church Berkeley2138 Cedar StreetBerkeley
DGKDanceGround Keriac1805 Divisadero at BushSan Francisco
FSJFirst Unitarian Church of San Jose160 N 3rd StSan Jose
FUMFirst United Methodist Church of Palo Alto625 Hamilton at ByronPalo Alto
HPPCarriage House at Holbrook-Palmer Park150 Watkins AvenueAtherton
MTPalo Alto Masonic Temple461 Florence StreetPalo Alto
SFSt. Paul's Presbyterian Church1399 43rd AvenueSan Francisco
SMTSan Mateo Masonic Temple100 N. EllsworthSan Mateo
WCPWoman's Club of Palo Alto475 Homer AvenuePalo Alto