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BACDS Events Calendar

October 2011

Schedule of Events

October 01CONTRASFCelia RamsaySoul Weaving (Jonathan Goodwin, Ehlert Lassen, Stephen Evans)
October 02ENGLISH/SPECIALFSJBob FraleyWilliam Allen & friends, special beginner-friendly session, 2:00pm–4:30pm.
Suggested donation price: $10–$25 (shared with co-sponsor Music Program of First Unitarian Church of San Jose)
October 05CONTRACCBErik HoffmanOpen Band led by Chris Knepper, Leslie Jackson, Lewis Santer
October 05ENGLISHFBCBruce Hamilton & Ric GoldmanThe Glory of the West (Bill Jensen, Stan & Susan Kramer) — note special date & location -First Baptist Church of Palo Alto, 305 N California Ave!
October 05WORKSHOP/HAMBOCCBErik HoffmanSay, “Yes!” to Hambo, 6:30–7:30pm, $5
October 07ENGLISHMTSharon GreenNonesuch Country Dance Players (Stan & Susan Kramer, Mary Tabor, Daniel Soussan, Mark Daly) with Bill Jensen
October 08CONTRAFUMCharlie FentonSwing Farm (Ray Bierl, Charlie Hancock, Markie Sanders)
October 08ENGLISHDGKGary ThomasThe Humuhumunukunukuapua'a and Strathspey Society Band (Heather MacKay, David Newitt, Patti Cobb, Bruce Herbold)
October 12ENGLISHCCBDavid NewittOpen Band led by The Humuhumunukunukuapua'a and Strathspey Society Band (Heather MacKay, David Newitt, Patti Cobb, Bruce Herbold, Betsy St. Aubin)
October 14 to October 16ENGLISH/CAMPMONGary Roodman [MA], Joanna Reiner [PA], Chris Riccioti [MA], Judy Erickson[MA], Julie James, Kalia KlibanCharlie Hancock, Doug Olsen, Erik Ievins, Jim Oakden, Jon Berger, Judy Linsenberg, Michelle Levy, Noel Cragg, Rebecca King, Shira Kammen
Fall Frolick English & Display Dance Weekend. Pregistration required — more info at
October 15CONTRASFZackThe P-38s (Caspian, Janet, Mars)
October 19CONTRACCBSusan PetrickOpen Band led by The Rosin Doctors (Dan Engle, Erik Hoffman, Topher Gayle)
October 19ENGLISHFBCSharon GreenBill Jensen, Stan Kramer, Craig Martin — note special date & location - First Baptist Church of Palo Alto, 305 N. California Avenue
October 19WORKSHOP/HAMBOCCBErik HoffmanSay, “Yes!” to Hambo, 6:30–7:30pm, $5
October 21ENGLISHMTBob FraleyNonesuch Country Dance Players (Stan & Susan Kramer, Mary Tabor, Daniel Soussan, Mark Daly) with William Allen
October 22CONTRAFUMChris Page [San Diego]The Crabapples (Teresa Fife, Bob Silberstein, Norm Cotton, Marta Lynch)
October 22ENGLISHCCBBruce HamiltonDr. Tom Darter, Erik Ievins, Jon Berger — for experienced dancers
October 26ENGLISHCCBBruce HamiltonDavid Strong, David Mostardi, Bill Jensen
October 26ENGLISH/WORKSHOPCCBBruce HamiltonDavid Strong — Introduction to English Dance — FREE! (donations welcome), 6:45–7:45pm
October 28CONTRASFJoyce MillerThe Retrospectacles [WA] (Andrew Foster, Josie Sokoloff-Toney, Scotty Leach)
October 29CONTRA/SPECIALFUMSusan Petrick, Robin Steen, and Special GhostsThe Retrospectacles [WA] (Andrew Foster, Josie Sokoloff-Toney, Scotty Leach)
31st Annual BACDS Hallowe’en Costume Ball, 8:00 pm–midnight. $14, members $12, students $7; bring potluck treats, wear a danceable costume and compete for the Ron Award. For more info see

Dance Venues

CCBChrist Church Berkeley2138 Cedar StreetBerkeley
DGKDanceGround Keriac1805 Divisadero at BushSan Francisco
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
MONMonte Toyon CampCathedral DriveAptos
MTPalo Alto Masonic Temple461 Florence StreetPalo Alto
SFSt. Paul's Presbyterian Church1399 43rd AvenueSan Francisco