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BACDS Events Calendar

December 2019

Schedule of Events

December 03ENGLISHASEBruce HamiltonStan Kramer, Elizabeth Todd, Bill Jensen
December 04CONTRACCBErik HoffmanOpen band led by Audrey Knuth, Chris Knepper, Josh Van Vliet
December 06ENGLISHMTSharon GreenNonesuch Country Dance Band (Daniel Soussan, Mark Daly, Mary Tabor, Robin Lockner) with Susan & Bill Jensen
December 07CONTRASFFrannie Marr [SoCal]Maivish [Quebec] (Jaige Trudel, Adam Broome)
December 08CONTRA/SPECIALLMDCFrannie Marr [SoCal]Maivish [Quebec] (Jaige Trudel, Adam Broome)  - 33rd Annual No Snow Ball  - Special Day, Time, Location, & Price: 6-10PM, $20-$30 Sliding Scale  -  Your contributions toward the Dessert Potluck are appreciated  -  To welcome and include everyone in this dance, the caller will be using the gender-free terms. To volunteer, email
December 08ENGLISHFSJLise DyckmanPhoenix Rising (William Allen, Mary Tabor, Robin Lockner) - 2:30–5:00
December 09CONTRAFUMLynn AckersonMaivish [Quebec]Note special date and time. 7:30–10:30
December 10WOODSHEDHPPmaybe 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!
December 11SINGINGCCBSing for your SupperSeasonal songs led by Shira Kammen & Patti Cobb, 6:45–7:30, FREE (Donations gladly accepted)
December 11ENGLISHCCBBruce HamiltonShira Kammen, David Strong, Patti Cobb
December 13ENGLISH/REGENCYSMENO DANCESee you in January!
December 14CONTRAFUMEric BlackAudrey Knuth, Chris Knepper, Christopher Jacoby, Del Eckels
December 14ENGLISHSJPAlan WinstonSusan Worland, Maggie Moore, William Allen
December 15FAMILY/CONTRAFSJClaire TakemoriBack Pocket — Intro at 2:30pm, All-age dances 3–3:45pm, Contra dance 3:45–6pm.
December 17ENGLISHASEBruce HamiltonAudrey Knuth, Tom Lindemuth, Bill Jensen
December 18CONTRACCBKelsey HartmanOpen band led by Audrey Knuth, Erik Hoffman
December 20ENGLISHMTLise DyckmanNonesuch Country Dance Band (Daniel Soussan, Mark Daly, Mary Tabor, Robin Lockner) with Bill Jensen, Susan and Stan Kramer
December 21CONTRASFCelia RamsayBack Pocket with Chris Knepper
December 22CONTRAHVCJim SaxeWildcat Canyon (Art Peterson, Stephanie Costanza, Laurie Miller) 4–7pm
December 25ENGLISH/CONTRACCBAlan Winston and PopUp Callers (Jim Saxe, Cassiane Vlahos Mobley, others)—Open band led by Judy Linsenberg, Debra Tayleur
December 28ENGLISHCCBCavalcade of Callers (Alan Winston, Arlene Baxter, Bonnie Richardson, Cassiane Vlahos Mobley, Sharon Green, more)Bill Jensen, Judy Linsenberg, Jon Berger(for all dancers) 7:30–10:30pm
December 28CONTRAFUMDANCE CANCELEDCome back Tuesday for New Year's Eve!
December 29CONTRAHVCEric BlackStringFire! (Shira Kammen, Patti Cobb, Erik Ievins) 4–7:15pm Zesty!
December 31ENGLISHASENO DANCESee you in January!
December 31CONTRAFUMSusan PetrickStringFire! (Shira Kammen, Caroline McCaskey, Patti Cobb, Erik Ievins)
New Years Eve Dance, gender-free calling using Larks and Robins role names, $20/$16/$10. Ring out the old year and waltz in the new! Potluck contributions welcome to supplement the provided refreshments.

Dance Venues

ASEAll Saints Episcopal Church555 Waverley StPalo Alto
CCBChrist Church Berkeley2138 Cedar StreetBerkeley
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
LMDCLake Merritt Dance Center200 Grand AvenueOakland
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