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BACDS Events Calendar

November 2013

Schedule of Events

November 01ENGLISHMTBob FraleyNonesuch Country Dance Players (Stan & Susan Kramer, Mary Tabor, Daniel Soussan, Sarah Kirton, Rob Powell, Mark Daly) with Ruth Anne Fraley
November 02CONTRASFZackUncle Farmer (Ben Schreiber, Mike Sokolovsky)
November 03ENGLISH/CONTRAFSJAlan WinstonThe Phoenix (William Allen, Stan & Susan Kramer, Mary Tabor)
November 05ENGLISHASEBruce HamiltonBill Jensen, Stan Kramer, Erik Ievins
November 06WORKSHOP/HAMBOCCBSay Yes to Hambo! with Erik Hoffman — $5 (Experienced Hambo Dancers FREE, Come Help!)
November 06CONTRACCBOpen Callers’ NightOpen band led by the Treble Makers (Erik Hoffman, John Douglas, Del Eckels, Debra Tayleur), call Erik Hoffman if you want to call a dance, 510-444-4397 or
November 08CONTRA/WORKSHOPWCPSusan PetrickContra College Callers’ Workshop, 7–9:30pm, $60, Preregistration Required: see
November 09 to November 10CONTRA/WORKSHOP/SPECIALWCPSusan Michaels [L.A.]Uncle Farmer (Ben Schreiber, Mike Sokolovsky) with Jim Oakden
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! Tuition fee $150 for both days, $75 for single day. Preregistration Required: see
November 09CONTRA/WORKSHOPWCPSusan PetrickWaltzing for Contra Dancers with Jim Oakden, Michelle Levy, 4–5:30 pm, $5 (included in tuition fee for Contra College)
November 09CONTRAWCPSusan Michaels [L.A.]The Whoots (Jim Oakden, Michelle Levy, Shira Kammen) — Note special Location and time tonight only: Woman's Club of Palo Alto, 475 Homer Ave, 7–10pm to join Contra College attendees
November 09ENGLISHDGKGary ThomasAnne Goess, Bill Jensen
November 10WORKSHOP/HAMBOWCPSusan PetrickHambo, music by Uncle Farmer (Ben Schreiber, Mike Sokolovsky), 5–6:30pm, $5
November 10CONTRAWCPMany VariousUncle Farmer (Ben Schreiber, Mike Sokolovsky), callers from the Callers Workshop, 7–9pm, FREE! — beginners welcome
November 12WOODSHEDHPPMaybe youCommunity Band - community callers - a look backstage to try out new dances — see us on FaceBook at
November 13ENGLISHCCBSharon GreenShira Kammen, Maggie Moore, Bill Jensen — Fried Herman dance party
November 15ENGLISHMTAnnie Laskey [L.A.]Nonesuch Country Dance Players (Stan & Susan Kramer, Mary Tabor, Daniel Soussan, Sarah Kirton, Rob Powell, Mark Daly) with Ruth Anne Fraley
November 16CONTRASFLynn AckersonSwing Farm (Ray Bierl, Charlie Hancock, Markie Sanders)
November 16ENGLISH/WORKSHOPSMTAnnie Laskey [L.A.]Fall Ball Workshop, music by David Strong, Craig Johnson, 2:30–5pm, $15 (included in admission price for the evening Fall Ball)
November 16ENGLISH/SPECIALSMTAnnie Laskey [L.A.]Bangers & Mash (Susan & Stanley Kramer, David Strong, Craig Johnson)
19th BACDS Fall Ball — “Trip to Terpsichore”. Doors open at 7:00pm, Ball 7:30pm–10:30pm, potluck follows. Tickets: $28 preregistered (through November 4th), $35 at the door, includes 2:30pm workshop. More info at
November 19ENGLISHASESharon GreenBill Jensen, Stan Kramer, Laurie Chastain
November 20WORKSHOP/HAMBOCCBSay Yes to Hambo! with Erik Hoffman — $5 (Experienced Hambo Dancers FREE, Come Help!)
November 20CONTRACCBGeorge Marshall [MA]Open band led by Perpetual e-Motion [ME] (Ed Howe, John Cote) Special Price $12/$10/$7
November 22CONTRASFKelsey HartmanFiddle King (Lee Anne Welch, Julie Smollin, Rebecca King)
November 23CONTRAFUMCelia RamsayThe Crabapples (Marta Lynch, Bob Silberstein, Norm Cotton, Teresa Fife)
November 23ENGLISHCCBGary ThomasRebecca King, Judy Linsenberg, Andy Eggleston — for experienced dancers
November 27ENGLISHCCBMary LuckhardtOpen band led by Anne Goess, Tom Lindemuth, Debra Tayleur
November 29ENGLISHMTBruce HamiltonNonesuch Country Dance Players (Stan & Susan Kramer, Mary Tabor, Daniel Soussan, Sarah Kirton, Rob Powell, Mark Daly) with William Allen
November 30CONTRAFUMEric BlackJack Knife and the Big Rig (Adam Cavan, Chris Grampp, Mike Stadler) — Thanksgiving dessert potluck!

Dance Venues

ASEAll Saints Episcopal Church555 Waverley StPalo Alto
CCBChrist Church Berkeley2138 Cedar StreetBerkeley
DGKDanceGround Keriac1805 Divisadero at BushSan Francisco
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
MTPalo Alto Masonic Temple461 Florence StreetPalo Alto
SFSt. Paul's Presbyterian Church1399 43rd AvenueSan Francisco
SMTSan Mateo Masonic Temple100 N. EllsworthSan Mateo
WCPWoman's Club of Palo Alto475 Homer AvenuePalo Alto