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BACDS Events Calendar

July 2016

Schedule of Events

June 26 to July 01CAMP/CONTRA/COUPLE/MUSICJGmany great leadersBACDS American Dance & Music Week in the Redwoods at La Honda, CA,
Sun-Fri June 26–July 1
It's a Dance Camp with Music! It's a Music Camp with Dance! Contras, Squares, and MORE by Cis Hinkle [GA] & Will Mentor [VT]; Music by Genticorum [Canada] (Pascal Gemme, Yann Falquet, Nicholas Williams), Stringrays (Rodney Miller [WA], Max Newman [MA], Stuart Kenney [MA], David Surrette [ME], Matt Kenney [MA]), Laura Light (from the Avant Gardeners), Audrey Knuth & Amy Englesberg (from the Free Raisins); Singing with Susie Burke [ME]; music tutorials with staff musicians, traditional crafts with Rachel Olguin; tunewriting, dance composition, and more! — Preregistration Required: see
July 01CONTRA/SPECIALLSCCis Hinkle [GA], Will Mentor [VT]Genticorum [Canada] (Yann Falquet, Pascal Gemme, Nicholas Williams), Stringrays [mostly MA] (Rodney Miller [WA], Max Newman, Stuart Kenney, David Surette [ME], Matt Kenney) — Special price $12/$10/$6
Extra Palo Alto Contra: Gala AmWeek Celebration at Lucie Stern Center with AmWeek staff! 8–11pm (newcomers' orientation at 7:30). Special price: $10 members, $12 non-members, $6 students.
July 01ENGLISHMTBruce HamiltonNonesuch Country Dance Players (Mark Daly, Stan & Susan Kramer, Daniel Soussan, Rob Powell, Mary Tabor) with Bill Jensen
July 02CONTRASFWill Mentor [VT]Genticorum [Canada] (Yann Falquet, Pascal Gemme, Nicholas Williams) — Special Post-AmWeek dance, $12/$10/$6
July 03 to July 08CAMP/CONTRA/ENGLISH/IRISH/INTERNATIONAL/FAMILY/CRAFTSMONmany great leadersBACDS Family Week at Monte Toyon, Aptos, CA,
Sun–Fri July 3-8
Kids learn community dance along with art, leaving adults free to dance morning & evening. Dance sessions & workshops by Kalia Kliban, Brooke Friendly, DeLaura Padovan
Music & music workshops by Steve Hickman, Susan Worland, Jim Oakden, David Brown, Kathrine Gardner, David James, Craig Johnson — See for more info
July 03CONTRAFSJJacqui Grennan [Los Angeles]Switching Protocols (Christopher Jacoby, Ruthie Byers, John-Michael Seng-Wheeler)
July 05ENGLISHASECANCELEDNo Dance — Off for the summer
July 06CONTRACCBErik HoffmanOpen Band led by The wiNgNuts (Chris Knepper, Isele Phoenix Harper, Will Wheeler)
July 08ENGLISH/REGENCYSMEAlan WinstonOpen Band led by Divertimento (James Langdell, William Allen, Paul Kostka) — Early American dances!
July 09CONTRAFUMChuck Abell [NY]Derya Akin, Deniz Akin, Obin Sturm [Davis]
July 09ENGLISHDGKDavid NewittHeather MacKay, Susan & Bill Jensen
July 12WOODSHEDHPPmaybe you? maybe you? a peek backstage to try out new material. FREE!
July 13ENGLISHCCBAlisa DodsonThe Modulations (Jon Berger, Charlie Hancock, Ellen Hoffman)
July 13ENGLISH/WORKSHOPCCBINTRO TO ENGLISH DANCE with Alisa DodsonCharlie Hancock FREE! (donations gladly accepted), 6:45–7:30pm
July 15ENGLISHMTKalia KlibanNonesuch Country Dance Players (Mark Daly, Stan & Susan Kramer, Daniel Soussan, Rob Powell, Mary Tabor) with Bill Jensen
July 16CONTRASFYoyo ZhouThe Raggedy Annes (Anne Goess, Andy Eggleston, Charlie Hancock)
July 17ENGLISHFSJCANCELEDNo Dance — Off for the summer
July 19ENGLISHASECANCELEDNo Dance — Off for the summer
July 20CONTRACCBErik HoffmanOpen Band led by The Raggedy Annes (Anne Goess, Andy Eggleston, Charlie Hancock)
July 23CONTRAFUMJean Gorrindo [SLO]Ben Schreiber, Daniel Steinberg, Adrianna Ciccone
July 23ENGLISHCCBKalia KlibanThe Modulations (Jon Berger, Charlie Hancock, Ellen Hoffman) — for experienced dancers
July 27ENGLISHCCBKalia KlibanOpen Band led by Clara Stefanov-Wagner, Judy Linsenberg, Patti Cobb
July 29ENGLISHMTDavid Millstone [NH]Goldcrest (Daron Douglas [LA], Paul Oorts [MD], Dave Wiesler [DE]) — HeyDays advance preview!
July 30 to August 06CAMP/ENGLISH/MUSICBRmany great leadersHEY DAYS English camp at Bishop Ranch
Sat-Sat July 30–August 6
Leaders Joseph Pimentel, David Millstone, Mary Devlin, & Fred Todt are joined by musicians Goldcrest (Daron Douglas, Paul Oorts, Dave Wiesler), Fine Companions (Betsy Branch, Lisa Scott, Bill Tomczak, Erik Weberg), and Shira Kammen for a week of Music, Dance, Singing, Mummer's Play, Joy and More. — SOLD OUT! See for more info
July 30CONTRAFUMEric BlackWildcat Canyon (Art Peterson, Laurie Miller, Stephanie Costanza)

Dance Venues

ASEAll Saints Episcopal Church555 Waverley StPalo Alto
BRBishop's Ranch5297 Westside RoadHealdsburg
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
JGJones Gulch Camp11000 Pescadero RdLa Honda
LSCLucie Stern Center1305 Middlefield RoadPalo Alto
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