The Santa Barbara Country Dance Society presents

Winter Dreams
English Country Ball

Saturday, February 15, 2014, 7:00 to 11:00 pm

Brad Foster Dance Master • Jacqueline Schwab piano master
Shira Kammen fiddle master • Bonnie Insull master of flute and feet

At the Carrillo Ballroom on its legendary Sprung Floor
100 E. Carrillo Street, Santa Barbara

Ball and Weekend Information
(Presidents Day Weekend)

Saturday: Ball Review with Brad Foster and music by Whirled Peas.
1:30 to 3:30 pm
Carrillo Ballroom, separate admission ($8)

Saturday evening: Winter Dreams English Country Ball, $35.
Simple refreshments will be offered; guests are welcome to contribute.
A fragrance-free event.

Not dancing? We are allowing Ball Observers to attend for $10, which includes any refreshments that might be available.

Sunday morning: Potluck brunch at a private home.

Sunday evening: Very Special Contra Dance at the Carrillo Ballroom with Brad, Jacqueline, Shira, and Bonnie, separate admission ($12, $10 SBCDS, CDSS, or reciprocal group members).

Ball Flyer including Registration Form

Registration Form Only

Map link to the Carrillo Ballroom

The Ball Program

The Boatman
Cadgers’ Other Caper
Footprints in the Sand*
Jacob Hall’s Jig
Mr. Ganiford’s Maggot
Rebecka Ridinghoode
Sally in Our Alley
Softly Good Tummas
Stepping Stones

plus five or so additional dances to be selected by Mr. Foster at the Ball to allow for some spontaneity.

*We suggest becoming familiar with all the dances, but especially these.

Ball Practice in Santa Barbara

See our English Country Dance page.


Although we do not have a system in place, please let us know if the hospitality issue would prevent you from registering.

This event is supported in part by the City of Santa Barbara Parks and Recreation Department.

Also supported in part by the Gadd/Merrill Fund of the Country Dance and Song Society.