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The Bay Area Country Dance Society Presents the 27th Annual

Playford Ball

The Grand Tour,
A Continental Excursion

Saturday, March 29, 2008

Dance Mistress:  Alisa Dodson

Music:  Rebecca King, Shira Kammen, Jim Oakden, Danny Carnahan

Sound:  Nick Cuccia

Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 4700 Lincoln Avenue, Oakland, California
Doors Open 6:45 pm — Grand March 7:15 pm — Dancing until 11:00 pm

Dance Program

Barbarini’s Tambourine ~ Farewell California ~ Hit & Miss ~ Hole In The Wall ~ Horseplay ~ Jovial Beggars (longways version) ~ Joy After Sorrow * ~ Mistwold ~ The Merry Conclusion ~ Newcastle * ~ Old Maid In Hopes ~ Orleans Baffled ~ Peace Be With You ~ Picking Up Sticks * ~ Round About Our Coal Fire ~ Shrewsbury Lasses ~ Waters Of Holland ~ Yellow Stockings

* dances in italic will not be talked or walked through

Complete dance instructions will be included in the booklet mailed out to registered dancers. If you have questions or need further clarification, contact the Dance Mistress.

Playford Events

For maps and directions, click on the address

East Bay Workshop

Saturday, March 1, 1:00 to 4:00 pm., $10 at the door

Caller: Kalia Kliban ~ Music: Ruth Anne Fraley, Jon Berger, Erik Ievins

Grace North Church, 2138 Cedar Street (Near Oxford), Berkeley

Peninsula Workshop

Sunday, March 9, 3:00 to 6:00 pm. $10 at the door

Caller: Bruce Hamilton ~ Music: Bill Jensen, Stan Kramer, Susan Kramer

Palo Alto Masonic Center, 461 Florence Street, Palo Alto

Rehearsal Dance

Friday, March 28, 8:00 to 11:00 pm, $12 at the door

Caller: Cavalcade of Callers ~ Music: Ruth Anne Fraley, David Strong, Paul Kostka ~ Sound: Alastair Brown

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 600 Colorado Avenue (Near Middlefield), Palo Alto

The Playford Ball

Saturday, March 29, 6:45 to 11:00 pm, (pre-registration required)

Caller: Alisa Dodson ~ Music: Rebecca King, Shira Kammen, Jim Oakden, Danny Carnahan ~ Sound: Nick Cuccia

Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 4700 Lincoln Avenue (Near Hwy 13), Oakland

Playford After-party

Saturday March 29, starts at 11:15 pm

At the home of Sandy Venning and Bill Warburton, 4071 Oakmore Road, Oakland

The Playford Brunch

Sunday March 30, starts at 10:00 am

At the home of Dave and Joyce Uggla, 2061 El Sereno Avenue, Los Altos

Potluck contributions are welcome. Bring children, music, dance shoes!

Sponsored by the Bay Area Country Dance Society. The Playford Ball is a fragrance free event.

Last Updated: Sun Jan 4 14:05:46 2009