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BACDS Events Calendar

November 2017

Schedule of Events

November 01CONTRACCBSarah VanNorstrand [NY]Open Band led by Audrey Knuth, Andrew VanNorstrand [NY]
November 03ENGLISHMTAlan WinstonNonesuch Country Dance Players (Daniel Soussan, Mary Tabor, Mark Daly) with William Allen and Paul Kostka
November 04CONTRASFCelia RamsayAdrianna Ciccone, Colin Cotter
November 07ENGLISHASERachel Pusey, Dilip SequeiraBill Jensen, Anne Goess, Tom Lindemuth
November 08ENGLISHCCBKalia KlibanJon Berger, David Mostardi, Charlie Hancock
November 10ENGLISH/REGENCYSMEAlan Winston Open Band led by Divertimento (James Langdell, William Allen, Paul Kostka)  - accessible dances from Jane Austen's lifetime
November 11CONTRAFUMEmma Anderson [WA]Countercurrent [WA] (Brian Lindsey, Alex Sturbaum)
November 11ENGLISHSJPSharon GreenMaggie Moore, Bill Jensen
A Dance Party Celebrating Fried Herman
November 12ENGLISHFSJBruce HamiltonThe Phoenix (William Allen, Mary Tabor) with Lee Anne Welch
November 14WOODSHEDHPPmaybe you?maybe you? - A peek backstage, free for everyone. Callers try out new material, teaching techniques, etc; dancers give input and things get better. Join us!
November 15CONTRACCBSonya Kaufman [WA]Open Band led by Countercurrent [WA] (Brian Lindsey, Alex Sturbaum)
November 17ENGLISHMTBruce HamiltonNonesuch Country Dance Players (Daniel Soussan, Mary Tabor, Mark Daly) with Bill Jensen, Stan and Susan Kramer (visiting from Kentucky)
November 18CONTRA/SPECIALSFJacqui Grennan [SoCal]Syncopaths (Ryan McKasson [WA], Ashley Broder, Jeff Spero, Christa Burch [all three SoCal]) — Special benefit contra for North Bay Fire Victims! Pay what you can. BACDS will have a matching fund for donations, and 100% of proceeds go to fire relief!
November 19CONTRAFSJJacqui Grennan [SoCal]Ruthie Byers & Alex Sturbaum [WA] Intro at 2:30, Dance 3-6pm
November 21ENGLISHASESharon GreenBill Jensen, Susan Worland, Susan Jensen
November 22ENGLISHCCBDavid NewittOpen Band led by The Humus (Heather MacKay, Betsy St. Aubin, Bruce Herbold, Patti Cobb, David Newitt)
November 25CONTRAFUMEric BlackWestfolk Gals (Deniz & Derry Akin)  - Thanksgiving dessert potluck!
November 25ENGLISHCCBKalia KlibanThe Whoots (Charlie Hancock, Shira Kammen, Jim Oakden) (for experienced dancers)
November 26CONTRAHVCKelsey HartmanThree Fifths of Scotch (Elizabeth Todd, Del Eckels, Debra Tayleur). 4-7 pm.
November 29CONTRACCBCharlie FentonCommunity Band Night! Contact Erik Hoffman ( to find out about rehearsals and set lists. Join in the band!

Dance Venues

ASEAll Saints Episcopal Church555 Waverley StPalo Alto
CCBChrist Church Berkeley2138 Cedar StreetBerkeley
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
HVCHill and Valley Club - 1808 B Street (at Linden)1808 B StreetHayward
MTPalo Alto Masonic Temple461 Florence StreetPalo Alto
SFSt. Paul's Presbyterian Church1399 43rd AvenueSan Francisco
SJPSt. John's Presbyterian Church25 LakeSan Francisco
SMESt. Mark's Episcopal Church600 Colorado AvenuePalo Alto