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BACDS Events Calendar

October 2012

Schedule of Events

October 03CONTRACCBErik HoffmanOpen band led by Right to Parlay (Thomas Angell, Dan Kluger, Michael Francis Lewinski, Dane Miller)
October 03ENGLISHFBCBruce HamiltonThe Glory of the West (Bill Jensen, Stan & Susan Kramer)
October 05ENGLISHMTMary LuckhardtNonesuch Country Dance Players (Stan & Susan Kramer, Mary Tabor, Daniel Soussan, Rob Powell, Mark Daly) with Ruth Anne Fraley
October 06CONTRASFCelia RamsaySwing Farm (Ray Bierl, Charlie Hancock, Markie Sanders)
October 09WOODSHEDHPPMaybe youCommunity Band - community callers - a look backstage to try out new dances
October 10ENGLISHCCBSam WeilerDavid Strong, Judy Linsenberg, Craig Johnson
October 12 to October 14ENGLISH/CAMP/SPECIALMONScott Higgs (PA), Joanna Reiner (PA), David Newitt, Jan Elliott (MA), Randall Cayford, Kalia Kliban Bonnie Insull (L.A.), Charlie Hancock, Jim Oakden, Michelle Levy, Rebecca King, Shira Kammen, and more!
Fall Frolick English & Display Dance Weekend. Pregistration required — more info at
October 13CONTRAFUMGreg McKenzieWhimsical (Janette Duncan, Beth Christian, Regan Hemphill, Roxanne Oliva, Debra Tayleur)
October 13ENGLISHDGKopen caller night - phone Craig Johnson at 415-821-2654 by Saturday 10/6 to call a dance Stan and Susan Kramer, David Strong, Patti Cobb
October 17CONTRACCBGordy Euler (OR)Open band led by Chris Knepper, Charlie Hancock, Anne Goess
October 17ENGLISHFBCBruce HamiltonBill Jensen, Stan Kramer, Paul Kostka- note special location at First Baptist Church, 305 N. California in Palo Alto
October 19ENGLISHMTSharon GreenNonesuch Country Dance Players (Stan & Susan Kramer, Mary Tabor, Daniel Soussan, Rob Powell, Mark Daly) with Patti Cobb
October 20CONTRASFKalia KlibanUncle Farmer (Ben Schreiber, Michael Sokolovsky) with guest Michelle Levy — FREE ADMISSION (it's Ellen Eagan's birthday)
October 21ENG/CONFSJNick CucciaWilliam Allen and Friends
October 24ENGLISHCCBMary LuckhardtOpen Band led by Susan Worland, Betsy St. Aubin, John Collins (PA)
October 24WORKSHOPCCBMary LuckhardtSusan Worland, Betsy St. Aubin — Introduction to English Dance — Free! (Donations gladly accepted) 6:45–7:45pm
October 26CONTRASFOpen callersCommunity band led by Erik Hoffman, callers coordinated by Mavis McGaugh
October 27CONTRA/SPECIALMTJoyce Miller and Special GhostsThe Rosin Doctors (Dan Engle, Erik Hoffman, Topher Gayle)
32nd Annual BACDS Hallowe’en Costume Ball, 8:00 pm–midnight at the Palo Alto Masonic Temple in downtown Palo Alto. $13, members $11, students $6. Wear a danceable costume and compete for the Ron Award. Potluck contributions welcomed to supplement the provided refreshments. NOTE THE SPECIAL LOCATION FOR TONIGHT'S DANCE! (just a few blocks from our regular location) For more info see
October 27ENGLISHCCBBruce HamiltonBangers and Mash (Craig Johnson, David Strong, Stan & Susan Kramer) — for experienced dancers, 7:30 pm
October 31CONTRACCBErik HoffmanOpen band led by Whimsical (Janette Duncan, Beth Christian, Regan Hemphill, Roxanne Oliva, Debra Tayleur) — Come in costume, or not; we'll have a hauntingly great time!
October 31ENGLISHFBCBruce HamiltonBill Jensen, Stan Kramer, Susan Worland -- note special location at First Baptist Church, 305 N. California in Palo Alto

Dance Venues

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
FBCFirst Baptist Church of Palo Alto305 N California AvePalo Alto
FSJFirst Unitarian Church of San Jose160 N 3rd StSan Jose
FUMFirst United Methodist Church of Palo Alto625 Hamilton at ByronPalo Alto
upstairs, 1 block from University, 1 block from Middlefield
HPPCarriage House at Holbrook-Palmer Park150 Watkins AvenueAtherton
MONMonte Toyon CampCathedral DriveAptos
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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