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BACDS Events Calendar

November 2012

Schedule of Events

November 02ENGLISHMTBob FraleyNonesuch Country Dance Players (Stan & Susan Kramer, Mary Tabor, Daniel Soussan, Rob Powell, Mark Daly) with Ruth Anne Fraley
November 03CONTRASFCharlie FentonCotter's Ceilidh (Tuula Cotter, Colin Cotter, Debra Tayleur, Winslow Yerxa)
November 04ENG/CONFSJBob FraleyWilliam Allen and Friends
November 05CONTRAFUMFrannie Marr (L.A.)KGB (Seattle) (Julie King, Claude Ginsburg, Dave Bartley) — $12, members $10, students $6, 7:30–10:30pm — note special date & time!
November 06ENGLISHASEAlan WinstonStan Kramer, Bill & Susan Jensen
November 07CONTRACCBKalia KlibanOpen band led by Swing Farm (Ray Bierl, Charlie Hancock, Markie Sanders)
November 10 to November 11WORKSHOP/SPECIALWCPSusan PetrickA variety of local musicians
Contra College Weekend in Palo Alto, focused on contra dance skills for new and intermediate dancers. Experienced dancers: become an even better dancer by learning the other gender role, or just enjoy dancing with new dancers! Preregistration Required: see
November 10ENGLISHDGKAlan WinstonStan & Susan Kramer, William Allen
November 10CONTRAWCPSusan PetrickThe Whoots (Michelle Levy, Ben Schreiber, Jim Oakden) — Note special location and time tonight: 7–10pm to join the Contra College attendees
November 13WOODSHEDHPPMaybe youCommunity Band - community callers - a look backstage to try out new dances
November 14ENGLISHCCBKalia KlibanThe Raggedy Annes (Anne Goess, Andy Eggleston, Charlie Hancock)
November 16ENGLISHMTBob FraleyNonesuch Country Dance Players (Stan & Susan Kramer, Mary Tabor, Daniel Soussan, Rob Powell, Mark Daly) with Ruth Anne Fraley
November 17ENGLISH/WORKSHOP/SPECIALSMTMelissa Running (MD)Ruth Anne Fraley & David Strong — Fall Ball Workshop, 2:30pm–5pm, $10 for workshop only, workshop admission included with Ball admission
November 17ENGLISH/SPECIALSMTMelissa Running (MD)Shira Kammen, Judy Linsenberg & Rebecca King
BACDS Fall Ball — “Dancing on Water” Doors open at 7:00pm, Ball 7:30pm–10:30pm, potluck follows. Tickets: $28 preregistered (through November 5th), $35 at the door, includes 2:30pm workshop. More info at
November 17CONTRASFErik HoffmanThe Syncopaths (Ryan McKasson [Seattle], Ashley Broder [L.A.], Jeff Spero [L.A.], Christa Burch [L.A.]) — brought by generous support of Bob Ashforth
November 18ENG/CONFSJBob FraleyWilliam Allen and Friends
November 20ENGLISHASESharon GreenRuth Anne Fraley, Stan Kramer, Mary Tabor
November 21CONTRACCBErik HoffmanOpen band led by The Newts (Chris Knepper, Noel Cragg)
November 23CONTRASFSusan PetrickThe Newts (Chris Knepper, Noel Cragg) with guest Rich Scher (L.A.)
November 24CONTRAFUMEric BlackThe Newts (Chris Knepper, Noel Cragg) with guest Rich Scher (L.A.) — Thanksgiving dessert potluck!
November 24ENGLISHCCBDavid NewittBill Jensen, Jon Berger, Judy Linsenberg — for experienced dancers, 7:30 pm
November 28ENG/JAMCCBEnglish Country Music Jam, 6:45–7:30, FREE (donations gladly accepted)
November 28ENGLISHCCBDavid NewittOpen Band led by Michelle Levy, Elizabeth Todd, Debra Tayleur & John Collins [PA]
November 30ENGLISHMTAlan WinstonNonesuch Country Dance Players (Stan & Susan Kramer, Mary Tabor, Daniel Soussan, Rob Powell, Mark Daly) with Bill Jensen

Dance Venues

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 Alto625 Hamilton at ByronPalo Alto
upstairs, 1 block from University, 1 block from Middlefield
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
SMTSan Mateo Masonic Temple100 N. EllsworthSan Mateo
At Tilton
WCPWoman's Club of Palo Alto475 Homer AvenuePalo Alto

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