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BACDS Events Calendar

October 2014

Schedule of Events

October 01CONTRACCBWarren BlierOpen band led by The Rosin Doctors (Dan Engle, Erik Hoffman, Topher Gayle)
October 03ENGLISHMTBob Fraley, Cassandra VlahosNonesuch Country Dance Players (Stan & Susan Kramer, Mary Tabor, Rob Powell, Daniel Soussan, Mark Daly) with Ruth Anne Fraley
October 04CONTRASFLynn AckersonSteam Packet (Erin Shrader, Richard Mandel, Paul Kotapish)
October 05ENGLISHFSJBob FraleyThe Phoenix (William Allen, Stan & Susan Kramer, Mary Tabor)
October 07ENGLISHASESpecial Date!Different day & place — see Thursday Oct 9
October 08ENGLISHCCBAlan WinstonRodney Miller [VT] — Introduction to English Dance Workshop — FREE! — 6:45–7:30pm
October 08ENGLISHCCBAlan WinstonBen Schreiber, Tom Lindemuth, Patti Cobb, Rodney Miller [VT]
October 09ENGLISHSMEAlan WinstonBill Jensen, Tom Lindemuth, Rob Powell — Note special day and location!
October 10ENGLISH/REGENCYSMEAlan Winston, Cassandra VlahosDivertimento (James Langdell, William Allen, Paul Kostka)
October 11CONTRA/WORKSHOPFUMEric Black, Lea SmithContra College with Common Farmer (Ben Schreiber, Derya Akin, Deniz Akin)
Contra College, 10am–6pm — preregistration required — see for information
October 11WALTZ/CONTRA/WORKSHOPFUMWaltz for Contra Dancers—instruction with Lea SmithCommon Farmer (Ben Schreiber, Derya Akin, Deniz Akin), 6–7:30, $5 (included with Contra College registration)
October 11CONTRAFUMEric Black, Lea SmithCommon Farmer (Ben Schreiber, Derya Akin, Deniz Akin)
October 11ENGLISHDGKDavid Newitt, Bruce HerboldThe Humuhumunukunukuapua’a Strathspey Society (Heather MacKay, David Newitt, Betsy St. Aubin, Patti Cobb, Bruce Herbold)
October 12ENGLISH/MUSIC/WORKSHOPFBHSpecial English-dance music workshop 2:00-5:00Rodney Miller, Rebecca King - advance registration required
October 12ENGLISH/SPECIALFBHDavid NewittRodney Miller, Rebecca King, and workshop participants - note location and time (7-9:30) pm, $10/$12/$5
October 14WOODSHEDHPPmaybe you? maybe you? a peek backstage to try out new material. FREE!
October 15CONTRACCBLeda Shapiro [SoCal], Erik HoffmanOpen band led by Chris Knepper, Steve Shapiro [SoCal], Charlie Hancock
October 17 to October 19ENGLISH/CAMP/SPECIALMONJoanna Reiner Wilkinson [PA], Dorrie Olsson [NY], Gillian Stewart [MA], Mary Devlin [OR], Kalia KlibanFall Frolick English & Display Dance Weekend with Anne Goess, Charlie Hancock, Anne Goess, Charlie Hancock, Andy Eggleston, Rebecca King, Jon Berger, Judy Linsenberg, more!
Fall Frolick English & Display Dance Weekend — Pregistration required — more info at
October 17ENGLISHMTLise DyckmanNonesuch Country Dance Players (Stan & Susan Kramer, Mary Tabor, Rob Powell, Daniel Soussan, Mark Daly) with Bill Jensen
October 18CONTRASFWarren BlierBen Schreiber, Chris Knepper, Daniel Steinberg
October 19CONTRAFSJEric BlackBLAM! (Marta Lynch, Elizabeth Todd, Bob Silberstein)
October 21ENGLISHASESpecial Date!Different day & place — see Thursday Oct 23
October 22ENGLISHCCBKalia KlibanOpen band led by The Raggedy Annes (Anne Goess, Andy Eggleston, Charlie Hancock)
October 23ENGLISHSMEBruce HamiltonBill Jensen, Susan Worland, Erik Ievins — Note day and location
October 24CONTRASFMary Wesley [VT]Pete’s Posse [VT] — Special Price $12/$10/$6
October 25CONTRA/SPECIALFUMMary Wesley [VT] and Special Ghosts34th Annual BACDS Hallowe’en Costume Ball with Pete’s Posse [VT] (Pete Sutherland, Oliver Scanlon, Tristan Henderson) — 8pm–midnight. Special Price: $14/$12/$7.
34th Annual BACDS Hallowe’en Costume Ball Wear a danceable costume & compete for the Ron Award. Potluck contributions welcome to supplement the provided refreshments. For more info see
October 25ENGLISHCCBKalia KlibanRebecca King, Jon Berger, Judy Linsenberg — CD Launch Party! (for experienced dancers)
October 29CONTRACCBMary Wesley [VT]Pete’s Posse [VT] Special Price $12/$10/$7
October 31ENGLISHMTBob Fraley, Cassandra VlahosNonesuch Country Dance Players (Stan & Susan Kramer, Mary Tabor, Rob Powell, Daniel Soussan, Mark Daly) with Ruth Anne Fraley

Dance Venues

ASEAll Saints Episcopal Church555 Waverley StPalo Alto
CCBChrist Church Berkeley2138 Cedar StreetBerkeley
DGKDanceGround Keriac1805 Divisadero at BushSan Francisco
FBHFinnish Brotherhood Hall1970 ChestnutBerkeley
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
MONMonte Toyon CampCathedral DriveAptos
MTPalo Alto Masonic Temple461 Florence StreetPalo Alto
SFSt. Paul's Presbyterian Church1399 43rd AvenueSan Francisco
SMESt. Mark's Episcopal Church600 Colorado AvenuePalo Alto