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BACDS Events Calendar

October 2019

Schedule of Events

October 01ENGLISHSMESharon GreenSusan Worland, Maurette Foster, Bill Jensen—Note location!
October 02CONTRACCBCelia RamsayOpen band led by Erik Hoffman & Friends
October 04TEEN CONTRAFSJClaire TakemoriValerie Rose (fiddle), Bill Cope (gutar, piano) Jam/Games 6:30–8pm, Dance 8–10pm,
October 04ENGLISHMTDilip Sequeira, Rachel PuseyDaniel Soussan, Mark Daly, Romain Kang, Paul Kostka, William Allen.
October 05CONTRASFSusan PetrickAnne Goess, Charlie Hancock, John Ward
October 08WOODSHEDHPPmaybe you?maybe you? - A peek backstage, free for everyone. Callers try out new material, teaching techniques, etc; dancers give input and things get better. Join us!
October 09ENGLISH WORKSHOPCCBMary LuckhardtJon Berger—Introduction to English Dance, 6:45–7:30, FREE! (Donations gladly accepted)
October 09ENGLISHCCBAlisa DodsonJon Berger, Tom Lindemuth, Charlie Hancock
October 11ENGLISH/REGENCYSMEAlan WinstonOpen band led by Divertimento (James Langdell, William Allen, Paul Kostka)
October 12CONTRAMTDane Wallinga (lark/robin dance)Butterfly (Elizabeth Todd, Lee Anne Welch, Cheryl McKinney [Sacramento])—Special location, tonight only
October 12ENGLISHSJPCassiane Vlahos MobleyRob Powell, Betsy St. Aubin, Bill Jensen
October 13ENGLISHCOYAlan WinstonPhoenix Rising (William Allen, Mary Tabor, Robin Lockner)—Note special location!
October 15ENGLISHSMEBruce HamiltonGround Lift (Brian Lindsay [WA], Christopher Jacoby) with Bill Jensen—Note special location for October!
October 16CONTRACCBYoyo ZhouOpen band led by Ground Lift (Brian Lindsay [WA], Christopher Jacoby)
October 18ENGLISHMTBruce HamiltonDaniel Soussan, Romain Kang, Paul Kostka, Craig Johnson
October 18 to October 20ENGLISH/CAMP/SPECIAL/WEEKENDMONRobin Hayden [MA], David Millstone [NH], David Newitt, Sharon Green, Kalia KlibanJon Berger, Charlie Hancock, Rebecca King, Judy Linsenberg, David Mostardi, Jim Oakden, Susan Worland. Songleader: Doug Olsen. Fall   Frolick English & Display Dance Weekend — Pre-registration required. Financial assistance available. See for links to registration flyer & more.
October 19CONTRASFYoyo ZhouGround Lift (Brian Lindsay [WA], Christopher Jacoby)—Special Techno: Live contra w/black lights!
October 20CONTRAFSJYoyo ZhouGround Lift (Brian Lindsay [WA], Christopher Jacoby)—Special Fiddle & Electronic music. $14/$12/$7, Intro at 2:30, Dance 3–6pm
October 23ENGLISHCCBDavid NewittOpen band led by Anne Goess, Christopher Jacoby, Bill Jensen
October 26CONTRA/SPECIALFUMSpecial Ghost CallersPepperjack (Derry Akin, Jess Newman, Scott Jespersen) — 39th Annual BACDS Hallowe’en Costume Ball, 8-11:30pm. Special Price: $15/$13/$7. Wear a danceable costume and compete for the Ron Award. Potluck contributions welcome to supplement the provided refreshments.
October 26ENGLISHCCBLise DyckmanCharlie Hancock, Christopher Jacoby, Judy Linsenberg (for experienced dancers) 7:30–10:30pm
October 27CONTRAHVCLynn AckersonThe Whiskey Bros Trio (John MacFarlane, Jeff Ward, Dave Courchaine), 4–7pm
October 29ENGLISHSMELise DyckmanAudrey Knuth, Susan & Bill Jensen—October location
October 30CONTRACCBClaire TakemoriCommunity Band led by Erik Hoffman & Audrey Knuth. Contact Erik at for info about reheasals & link to latest set lists. Come in costume, or not.

Dance Venues

CCBChrist Church Berkeley2138 Cedar StreetBerkeley
COYHistoric Coyote Grange8140 Monterey RoadCoyote
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
HVCHill and Valley Club - 1808 B Street (at Linden)1808 B StreetHayward
MONMonte Toyon CampCathedral DriveAptos
MTPalo Alto Masonic Temple461 Florence StreetPalo Alto
SFSt. Paul's Presbyterian Church1399 43rd AvenueSan Francisco
SJPSt. John's Presbyterian Church25 LakeSan Francisco
SMESt. Mark's Episcopal Church600 Colorado AvenuePalo Alto