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BACDS Events Calendar

December 2022

Schedule of Events

December 01CONTRACCBCharlie FentonTartan Suite (Caroline McCaskey, Patti Cobb) - dance 8:00-10:30, intro workshop at 7:30 if you show up andask for it
December 02 to December 04ENGLISH CAMP FALL FROLICKBRBrooke Friendly, Kalia Kliban, Sharon GreenAudrey Knuth Jaber, Jon Berger, Rebecca King, Jim Oakden, Jeffrey Spero, Christpher Jacoby, Sande Gillette - sound wizardry by Alan Roberts - Adrienne Simpson leads Balfolk - Advance registration required, scholarship discounts available.
December 02ENGLISHSMECancelledCome dance with us in the new year, starting with Jan. 6, 2023!
December 06ENGLISHASEBruce HamiltonRenata Bratt, Robin Lockner, Bill Jensen
December 08ENGLISHCCBSharon GreenMaggie Moore, Betsy St. Aubin, Charlie Hancock
December 09ENGLISH/REGENCYSTMCanceled NO dance - Winter Break. We'll return in February
December 10ENGLISHSJPLise DyckmanAlicia Cover, Susan Jensen, Bill Jensen
December 11ENGLISHFSJAlan WinstonWilliam Allen, Robin Lockner, Mary Tabor - damce 2:30-5:00
December 11ENGLISHONLINESharon GreenOdd Sundays English Garage Band and other favorite recorded musicians. Sharon calls solo adaptations of English Country dances either to recorded or live music. NOTE: as of November 2021, this series has moved to the even Sundays of the month, and is now the Oddly Even Sunday English Dance Party. Doors open 1:00 pm PDT (sound check and chat), dance starts at 1:30PM PDT. Link will appear the Thursday or Friday before the dance on bacds-announce mailing list (subscribe here) and on the Odd Sundays mailchimp list (to learn how to join that Odd Sundays email list, email Sharon at More information and planned set list at
December 12WOODSHEDSMEOpen mic organized by Alan WinstonOpen band with William Allen, Robin Lockner, Mary Tabor - 7:30-9:30
December 15CONTRACCBDane WallingaThe New Vintage Revelers (Paul Kotapish, Dan Warrick, Harry Leidstrand)
December 20ENGLISHASEAlan WinstonMary Tabor, Alicia Cover, Craig Johnson
December 22ENGLISHCCBDavid NewittOSEGB! (Shira Kammen, Judy Linsenberg, Patti Cobb) - open band night
December 24ENGLISHCCBCAVALCADE OF CALLERS (Alan Winston, Arlene Baxter, Bruce Herbold, Sharon Green, more TBA)TBA - Holiday party for all!
December 29CONTRACCBSusan PetrickValerie Rose, Patti Cobb, Christopher Jacoby - dance 8:00-10:30, intro workshop at 7:30 if you show up and ask for it.
December 31CONTRA/SPECIALFUMSusan PetrickCaroline McCaskey, Patti Cobb, Thomas Dewey — New Years Eve Contra! 8:00-12:30 Watch this space for more details!

Dance Venues

ASEAll Saints Episcopal Church555 Waverley StPalo Alto
BRBishop's Ranch5297 Westside RoadHealdsburg
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
ONLINEwhereverthe cloud
SJPSt. John's Presbyterian Church25 LakeSan Francisco
SMESt. Mark's Episcopal Church600 Colorado AvenuePalo Alto
STMSt. Mark's Church600 Colorado AvenuePalo Alto