Dances

Sunday, April 14: ONLINE/ENGLISH at online in the cloud. Sharon Green with Recorded Music by Odd Sundays Garage Band and others More Info

Sunday, April 14: ENGLISH at First Unitarian Church of San Jose in San Jose. Bruce Herbold with Mary Tabor, Robin Lockner, William Allen More Info

Monday, April 15: WOODSHED at Los Altos United Methodist Church in Los Altos. Maybe you? More Info

Tuesday, April 16: ENGLISH at All Saints Episcopal Church in Palo Alto. Bruce Hamilton with Ben Jackson, Bill Jensen, Paul Kostka More Info

Thursday, April 18: CONTRA at Christ Church Berkeley in Berkeley. Doe Taryn with Valerie Rose…and friends More Info

Thursday, April 25: ENGLISH at Christ Church Berkeley in Berkeley. Brad Foster with Judy Linsenberg, Noel Cragg, Jeffrey Spero - English dancing for all - newcomer lesson at 7:15; dance 7:45-10:00 More Info

Saturday, April 27: ENGLISH at Christ Church Berkeley in Berkeley. Brad Foster, Brooke Friendly (Ashland, OR) with Judy Linsenberg, Jeff Spero, Marnen Laibow-Kaiser More Info

Sunday, April 28: ONLINE/ENGLISH at online in the cloud. Kalia Kliban with Recorded Music by Odd Sundays Garage Band and others More Info

Sunday, April 28: Celebration for Sharon Green's CDSS Lifetime Contribution Award ( ENGLISH/SPECIAL ) at Albany Veteran's Memorial Building in Albany. - Dancing, speeches, and food - all in well-deserved honor of Sharon Green, the 2024 CDSS Lifetime Contribution Award recipient. Pre-registration is required: https://cdss.org/event/cdss-lifetime-contribution-award-celebration-honoring-sharon-green/. Event will be simulcast via Zoom. More Info
Presented by the Country Dance and Song Society.

Tuesday, April 30: ENGLISH at All Saints Episcopal Church in Palo Alto. Steve White with Renata Bratt, Robin Lockner, Patti Cobb More Info

Wednesday, May 1: May Day with Berkeley Morris (MORRIS) - Come see Berkeley Morris dance the sun up at Inspiration Point. Merry May! More Info

Thursday, May 2: CONTRA at Christ Church Berkeley in Berkeley. Music by The Cain Raisers: Craig Johnson, Erik Hoffman, Stefan Curl More Info

Friday, May 3: ENGLISH at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Palo Alto. Alan Winston - English dancing for all - dance 7:30-10:00 More Info

Tuesday, May 7: ENGLISH at All Saints Episcopal Church in Palo Alto. Alan Winston with Cat Taylor, David Mostardi, Robin Lockner More Info

Thursday, May 9: ENGLISH at Christ Church Berkeley in Berkeley. Bruce Hamilton with David Mostardi, Michelle Masek, Craig Johnson…and friends - English dancing for all - newcomer lesson at 7:15; dance 7:45-10:00 More Info

Friday, May 10: REGENCY/ENGLISH at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Palo Alto. Alan Winston with Divertimento More Info
Presented by the BACDS and the Bay Area English Regency Society.

Saturday, May 11: CONTRA at First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto in Palo Alto. Susan Petrick with Daniel Steinberg, Rodney Miller More Info

Saturday, May 11: ENGLISH at St. John's Presbyterian Church in San Francisco. David Newitt with Heather MacKay, Diana Gómez, Gary Thomas More Info

Sunday, May 12: ONLINE/ENGLISH at online in the cloud. Sharon Green with Recorded Music by Odd Sundays Garage Band and others More Info

Sunday, May 12: ENGLISH at First Unitarian Church of San Jose in San Jose. Lise Dyckman with Mary Tabor, Robin Lockner, William Allen More Info

Monday, May 13: WOODSHED at Los Altos United Methodist Church in Los Altos. Maybe you? More Info

Friday, May. 17 - Friday, May. 17: ENGLISH/SPECIAL at Petaluma Women's Clubhouse in Petaluma. Kalia Kliban with Jacqueline Schwab, Earl Gaddis, Mary Lea - Mad Robin "Weekend Welcome Dance" More Info
Presented by the North Bay Country Dance Society.

Saturday, May. 18 - Saturday, May. 18: MAD ROBIN BALL ( ENGLISH/SPECIAL ) at Hermann Sons Hall in Petaluma. Gene Murrow with Jacqueline Schwab, Earl Gaddis, Mary Lea, Daniel Beerbohm - (advance registration required). workshop 1:30-4:00, ball 7:00-10:00pm More Info
Presented by the North Bay Country Dance Society.

Sunday, May 19: Memorable Melodies Dance ( ENGLISH/SPECIAL ) at St John's Episcopal Petaluma in Petaluma. Gene Murrow with Jacqueline Schwab, Earl Gaddis, Mary Lea, Daniel Beerbohm - (Potluck Brunch 12:30-2:00, Dance 2:30-5:30pm, Community Dinner -prepaid catering - 6:00pm) More Info
Presented by the North Bay Country Dance Society.

Tuesday, May 21: Mad Robin Special Peninsula Dance ( ENGLISH/SPECIAL ) at First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto in Palo Alto. Bruce Hamilton with Jacqueline Schwab, Earl Gaddis, Mary Lea, Daniel Beerbohm - note special location, time (7:30-10:00), and price ($25) More Info

Thursday, May 23: ENGLISH at Christ Church Berkeley in Berkeley. Alan Winston with Maggie Moore, Anne Goess, Charlie Hancock - English dancing for all - newcomer lesson at 7:15; dance 7:45-10:00 More Info

Saturday, May 25: ENGLISH at Christ Church Berkeley in Berkeley. Gary Thomas, Sharon Green with Charlie Hancock, David Mostardi…and friends More Info

Sunday, May 26: ONLINE/ENGLISH at online in the cloud. Kalia Kliban, Sharon Green with Recorded Music by Odd Sundays Garage Band and others More Info

Tuesday, June 4: ENGLISH at All Saints Episcopal Church in Palo Alto. Bruce Hamilton with Elizabeth Ingber, Bill Jensen, Anne Goess More Info

Friday, June 7: ENGLISH at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Palo Alto. Lise Dyckman - English dancing for all - dance 7:30-10:00 More Info

Saturday, June 8: ENGLISH at St. John's Presbyterian Church in San Francisco. Steve White with Jon Berger, Alicia Cover, Craig Johnson More Info

Sunday, June 9: ENGLISH at First Unitarian Church of San Jose in San Jose. Alan Winston with Mary Tabor, Robin Lockner, William Allen More Info

Monday, June 10: WOODSHED at Los Altos United Methodist Church in Los Altos. Maybe you? More Info

Thursday, June 13: ENGLISH at Christ Church Berkeley in Berkeley. Lise Dyckman with Maggie Moore, Michelle Masek, Patti Cobb - English dancing for all - newcomer lesson at 7:15; dance 7:45-10:00 More Info

Friday, June 14: REGENCY/ENGLISH at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Palo Alto. Alan Winston with Divertimento More Info
Presented by the BACDS and the Bay Area English Regency Society.

Saturday, June 15: ENGLISH at Christ Church Berkeley in Berkeley. Music by Jon Berger, Patti Cobb, Maurette Foster More Info

Sunday, Jun. 16 - Sunday, Jun. 23: Hey Days at Sonoma State. (ENGLISH/CAMP/SPECIAL) at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park.
Hey Days (BACDS English Dance and Music Week) June 16-23 – a residential camp in the North Bay with English Country Dance, square dance, singing, a music track, and more. Staff includes Melissa Running, David Millstone, Bridget Whitehead (program director), more with Alchemy (Karen Axelrod, Eric Martin, Rachel Bell), Jeff Spero, Dave Langford, Jonathan Werk, more, Sound engineer Alan Roberts. Advance registration required; registration opens January 2; postmark lottery deadline February 1.

Saturday, June 22: CONTRA at First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto in Palo Alto. Music by Daniel Steinberg, Paul Kotapish, Rodney Miller More Info

Sunday, Jun. 23 - Saturday, Jun. 29: BACDS Family Week (SPECIAL) at Monte Toyon Camp in Aptos.
It's Family Week’s 31st year. The camp is a special place for families of all sizes, ages, and configurations. Bring your kids, your grandkids, your mom, or just yourself! Activities include circus arts, crafts, maypole dance and parade, Teddy Bear’s picnic, theater (maybe even a mummer's play…), instrumental and singing sessions, and of course, lots of dancing! Our newly revised website (https://bacds.org/familyweek/) has all the information about this year’s amazing staff, pricing, COVID policy, work-trade discounts, and of course, what sort of wonderful activities to expect. We can also be contacted at familyweek@bacds.org if you want to chat with someone about the details of our camp experiences.

Thursday, June 27: ENGLISH at Christ Church Berkeley in Berkeley. Alexandra Deis-Lauby with Valerie Rose, Judy Linsenberg, Bill Jensen - English dancing for all - newcomer lesson at 7:15; dance 7:45-10:00 More Info

Friday, July 5: ENGLISH at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Palo Alto. Bruce Hamilton - English dancing for all - dance 7:30-10:00 More Info

Monday, July 8: WOODSHED at Los Altos United Methodist Church in Los Altos. Maybe you? More Info

Friday, July 12: REGENCY/ENGLISH at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Palo Alto. Alan Winston with Divertimento More Info
Presented by the BACDS and the Bay Area English Regency Society.

Friday, August 2: ENGLISH at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Palo Alto. Lise Dyckman - English dancing for all - dance 7:30-10:00 More Info

Monday, August 12: WOODSHED at Los Altos United Methodist Church in Los Altos. Maybe you? More Info

Friday, August 30: ENGLISH at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Palo Alto. Alan Winston, Lise Dyckman - 5th Friday Advanced ECD. Maximum dancing with minimal teaching, and an occasional challenge. Dancers are expected to be undaunted by figures like: double figure 8s; heys for 3, 4 or more in different configurations; double Mad Robin figures; chevrons; triple minor longways formations; and the like. More Info

Monday, September 9: WOODSHED at Los Altos United Methodist Church in Los Altos. Maybe you? More Info

Monday, September 9: WOODSHED at Los Altos United Methodist Church in Los Altos. Maybe you? More Info

Friday, September 13: REGENCY/ENGLISH at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Palo Alto. Alan Winston with Divertimento More Info
Presented by the BACDS and the Bay Area English Regency Society.

Friday, October 11: REGENCY/ENGLISH at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Palo Alto. Alan Winston with Divertimento More Info
Presented by the BACDS and the Bay Area English Regency Society.

Monday, October 14: WOODSHED at Los Altos United Methodist Church in Los Altos. Maybe you? More Info

Friday, November 8: REGENCY/ENGLISH at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Palo Alto. Alan Winston with Divertimento More Info
Presented by the BACDS and the Bay Area English Regency Society.

Monday, November 11: WOODSHED at Los Altos United Methodist Church in Los Altos. Maybe you? More Info

Monday, December 9: WOODSHED at Los Altos United Methodist Church in Los Altos. Maybe you? More Info