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BACDS September 2016 Electronic Mailing

Here you'll find electronic flyers from this quarterly mailing (plus a few "bonus" items) with links related to the events or associated dance series.  Wanna see something?  Just click on an image or icon!  Hold your mouse over an image or icon for a short description of what it does or links to.

Can't find an old flyer?  Don't forget to check out our archive of past mailings.

(Note: The icon indicates a BACDS or BACDS co-sponsored activity or event.  Non-BACDS items are included as a courtesy to the submitting organizers, and their inclusion on this page does NOT imply any endorsement or recommendation from BACDS of the event or activity itself).

Table of Contents

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BACDS Quarterly Calendar
October to December, 2016

Bay Area Country Dancer #107
September, 2016

The BACDS newsletter. Catch up on all the local dance news.

Berkeley Wednesday English Fall season
2nd/4th Wednesdays

Peninsula English Fall season
1st/3rd Thursdays in October
1st/3rd/5th Tuesdays in November/December
Palo Alto

San Francisco Contra Fall season
1st & 3rd Saturdays
San Francisco

San Francisco English Fall season
2nd Saturdays
San Francisco
New location starting December 10!

San Jose English Fall season
3rd Sundays (moves to 2nd Sundays January 2016)
San Jose

South Bay Contra Fall season
1st Sundays (now ending at 5:30p)
Special 2nd Sunday dance in December
San Jose

Great American Folksong Revival
September 12, 2016
San Francisco

Avis Minger Benefit Dance
September 28, 2016
8:00pm-10:30pm (free lesson at 7:30pm)

Playford to the Present Ball
October 1, 2016

Fall Frolick Dance Weekend
Friday to Sunday
October 14 to 16, 2016

Last chance to register for a fabulous all-English weekend. Some scholarship still available.

Palo Alto Halloween Contra
October 29, 2016
Palo Alto

Join us in Palo Alto for the 36th annual BACDS Halloween Costume Ball, a phantastic evening of contra dancing to the bewitching music of Possum Hollow (Ben Schreiber, Ashley Broder, Daniel Steinberg) and the animated calling of Kelsey Hartman and special ghosts. Costumes encouraged (compete for the Ron Award!) but not required.

Portland English Country Dance Weekend
Friday to Sunday
November 4 to 6, 2016
Portland, OR

Fire Ant Frolic Contra Dance Weekend
Friday to Sunday
November 18 to 20, 2016
Austin, TX

November 19, 2016

No Snow Ball
December 4, 2016

Camp New Harmony
Wednesday to Monday
December 28, 2016 - January 2, 2017
Santa Rosa

San Francisco Folk Music Club's New Years camp: 5 days of Contra, English, Irish, Swing, Rock & Roll and whatever else shows up, plus singing and music jams galore. Good food, comfortable cabins, many brand new in the last 3 years. Great for families. Register by Oct 18 for the best price, registration closes Dec 9.

Palo Alto New Year's Eve Contra
December 31, 2016
Palo Alto

Finish out 2016 with good cheer and good dancing at the Palo Alto Contra. Ring out the old year and waltz in the new to the music of StringFire (Erik Ievins, Patti Cobb, and Shira Kammen). Calling by Andy Shore. Happy New Year!

Queer Contra Camp - save the date
Friday to Sunday
April 7 to 9, 2017

Playford Ball - save the date
April 8, 2017
San Jose

"The Bay Area's grandest English Country Dance gala"

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