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BACDS Events Calendar

August 2017

Schedule of Events

August 01ENGLISHASECANCELEDNo Dance—Summer Break
August 02CONTRACCBRic Goldman [OR]Open band led by The Loose Newts (Chris Knepper, Charlie Hancock, Del Eckels)
August 04ENGLISHMTRic Goldman [OR]Nonesuch Country Dance Players (Daniel Soussan, Mark Daly, Mary Tabor) with Bill & Susan Jensen
August 05CONTRASFKelsey HartmanTripleplay (Ben Schreiber, Chris Knepper, Charlie Hancock)
August 08WOODSHEDHPPMaybe you?Maybe you? - A peek backstage, a look at new stuff, a chance to try calling. Free for everyone.
August 09ENGLISHSTALBAnna Rain [MD]Phoenix (Nora Smith [MA], Corey Walters [MA], Christopher Jacoby) - TONIGHT ONLY 7:30-10:00 AT ST. ALBAN'S CHURCH, 1501 WASHINGTON AVE, ALBANY
August 11REGENCYSMECANCELEDNo Dance—Summer Break
August 11 to August 13CONTRA/CAMPJPCLuke Donforth [VT],
Sarah VanNorstrand [NY]
Fri–Sun August 11–13
Contra Dance Weekend with calling by Luke Donforth [VT], Sarah VanNorstrand [NY], music by Maivish [QC/VA] (Adam Broome, Matthew Olwell, Jaige Trudel) and Great Bear [NY/MA/VT/NC]] (Andrew VanNorstrand, Noah VanNorstrand, Kim Yerton, Rebecca Bosworth-Clemens, Dana Billings, Chris Miller); Pre-registration required—see for details
August 12CONTRAFUMCANCELEDNo Dance—Go to Balance the Bay, come back on Monday!
August 12ENGLISHSJPSharon GreenMaggie Moore, Rob Powell, Craig Johnson
August 13CONTRAJPCLuke Donforth [VT]CounterBalance post-BtB dance with Great Bear [NY/MA/VT/NC]] (Andrew VanNorstrand, Noah VanNorstrand, Kim Yerton, Rebecca Bosworth-Clemens, Dana Billings, Chris Miller) and Maivish [QC/VA] (Adam Broome, Matthew Olwell, Jaige Trudel)—special date & time 7–10pm, $14/12/7
August 13ENGLISHFSJCANCELEDNo Dance—Summer Break
August 14CONTRAFUMMichael Karcher [WA]Great Bear Quartet (Andrew VanNorstrand, Noah VanNorstrand, Kim Yerton, Chris Miller) —note special day (Monday) & time (7:30), $14/$12/$7
August 15ENGLISHASECANCELEDNo Dance—Summer Break
August 16CONTRA/SPECIALSTALBMichael Karcher [WA]Mason & Weed (Stuart Mason [SLO], John Weed) (Not open band) TONIGHT ONLY 7:30-10:00 AT ST. ALBAN'S CHURCH, 1501 WASHINGTON AVE, ALBANY
August 18ENGLISHMTAlan WinstonNonesuch Country Dance Players (Daniel Soussan, Mark Daly, Mary Tabor) with Debra Tayleur & friend
August 19CONTRASFMichael KarcherMason & Weed (Stuart Mason [SLO], John Weed)
August 19ENGLISHCCBAndrew Swaine [UK]Charlie Hancock, Jonathan Jensen [MD], Nicky McConkey [UK]—for experienced dancers
August 20CONTRAFSJMichael KarcherMason & Weed (Stuart Mason [SLO], John Weed)
August 20 to August 27CAMP/ENGLISH/MUSICBRmany great leadersHEY DAYS English camp at Bishop Ranch
Sat–Sat August 20–27
Leaders Andrew Swaine [UK], Brooke Friendly [OR], Daisy Black [UK], & Kalia Kliban are joined by The Figments (Anna Patton [VT], David Knight [DC], Owen Morrison [MA]), Barry Truter (Canada), Jonathan Jensen (MD), Nicky McConkey (UK), Charlie Hancock, and Jon Berger for a week of Music, Dance, Singing, Mummer's Play, Joy and More.—SOLD OUT! See for more info
August 23ENGLISHCCBJames Hutson [SoCal]Open band led by Anne Goess, Elizabeth Todd, Debra Tayleur
August 26CONTRAFUMYoyo ZhouFresh Possum (Daniel Steinberg, Ben Schreiber)
August 26ENGLISHCCBCANCELEDNo Dance—Switched to 3rd Saturday because of Hey Days
August 27CONTRAHVCRic Goldman [OR]Uncle Dave (Kathrine Gardner, Chris Jong, Dave Courchaine), 4–7pm
August 29ENGLISHASECANCELEDNo Dance—Summer Break
August 30CONTRACCBYoyo ZhouOpen band led by Swing Farm (Ray Bierl, Charlie Hancock, Steven Strauss)

Dance Venues

ASEAll Saints Episcopal Church555 Waverley StPalo Alto
Corner of Waverley St & Hamilton Ave
BRBishop's Ranch5297 Westside RoadHealdsburg
CCBChrist Church Berkeley (formerly Grace North Church)2138 Cedar StreetBerkeley
Between Walnut and Oxford
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
HVCHill and Valley Club - 1808 B Street (at Linden)1808 B StreetHayward
Corner of B and Linden
JPCJanet Pomeroy Center207 Skyline BlvdSan Francisco
park on Armory Rd
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
SJPSt. John's Presbyterian Church25 LakeSan Francisco
SMESt. Mark's Episcopal Church600 Colorado AvenuePalo Alto
1-1/2 blocks off Middlefield
STALBSt. Alban's Church1501 Washington AvenueAlbany
Curtis & Washington, 1 block off Solano Ave

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