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BACDS Events Calendar

October 2016

Schedule of Events

October 01CONTRASFJacqui Grennan [L.A.]Avenue X (Christopher Jacoby, Ross Harriss [NJ], Ruthie Byers)
October 02CONTRAFSJJacqui Grennan [L.A.]Tempest in a Teacup (Ben Schreiber, Daniel Steinberg, Adrianna Ciccone) — lesson at 2:15, dance 2:30–5:30
October 04ENGLISHASEDANCE MOVED See Special Date & Location OCT. 6
October 05CONTRACCBJacqui Grennan [L.A.]Open band led by The wiNgNuts (Chris Knepper, Isele Harper Hubbard, Will Wheeler)
October 06ENGLISHFBCRic Goldman [OR]Bill Jensen, Clara Stefanov-Wagner, Paul Kostka
October 07ENGLISHMTAlisa DodsonNonesuch Country Dance Players (Daniel Soussan, Mark Daly, Mary Tabor) with Bill & Susan Jensen, Allen Dodson
October 08CONTRAFUMCelia RamsayThree Fifths of Scotch (Eloise Pelmulder, Elizabeth Todd, Debra Tayleur)
October 08ENGLISHDGKBruce HerboldAnne Goess, Craig Johnson
October 08ENGLISHSMMSharon GreenShira Kammen, Jim Oakden, Andrew Canepa — Note special time, 1–4pm; Early Music meets ECD! Benefit for St. Mary Magdalen Church
October 11WOODSHEDHPPmaybe you? maybe you? a peek backstage to try out new material. FREE!
October 12ENGLISHCCBAlisa DodsonOld World Charm School (Rachel Bell [PA], Karen Axelrod, Susan Kevra [TN]), $12/10/7
October 14 to October 16ENGLISH/CAMP/SPECIALMONGary Roodman [MA], Kalia Kliban, Kevin Hughes, Susan Kevra [TN], Sharon GreenCharlie Hancock, Jim Oakden, Jon Berger, Karen Axelrod [MA], Rachel Bell [PA], Rebecca King, Shira Kammen, more!
Fall Frolick English & Display Dance Weekend — Pregistration required — more info at
October 14ENGLISH/REGENCYSMECathleen MyersOpen band led by Divertimento (James Langdell, William Allen, Paul Kostka)
October 15CONTRASFCharlie TurnerWhirl-a-Gig (Adrianna Ciccone, Paul Kotapish, Daniel Steinberg)
October 16ENGLISHFSJStephen WhiteWilliam Allen, James Langdell
October 18ENGLISHASEDANCE MOVED See Special Date & Location OCT. 20
October 19CONTRACCBErik HoffmanOpen band led by Avenue X (Christopher Jacoby, Ross Harriss [NJ])
October 20ENGLISHFBCKalia KlibanBill Jensen, Anne Goess, Tom Lindemuth
October 21ENGLISHMTSharon GreenNonesuch Country Dance Players (Daniel Soussan, Mark Daly, Mary Tabor) with Bill & Susan Jensen, Clara Stefanov-Wagner
October 22CONTRAFUMSusan PetrickAvenue X (Christopher Jacoby, Ross Harriss[NJ])
October 22ENGLISHCCBLise DyckmanThe Modulations (Ellen Hoffman, Jon Berger, Charlie Hancock) — for experienced dancers
October 26ENGLISHCCBDavid NewittOpen band led by Betsy St. Aubin, Debra Tayleur, Christopher Jacoby, Susan Worland
October 29CONTRA/SPECIALFUMKelsey Hartman and Special Ghost CallersPossum Hollow (Daniel Steinberg, Ben Schreiber, Ashley Broder [SoCal]) — 36th Annual BACDS Hallowe’en Costume Ball, 8pm–midnight. Special Price: $14/$12/$7. Wear a danceable costume & compete for the Ron Award. Potluck contributions welcome to supplement the provided refreshments. For more info see

Dance Venues

ASEAll Saints Episcopal Church555 Waverley StPalo Alto
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
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
SMMSaint Mary Magdalen Church2005 Berryman StBerkeley