"This was a splendid evening in every way. We certainly hope this will become an annual tradition."1
The Santa Barbara Country Dance Society presents the third annual
Santa Barbara's 2016 English Country Ball
Saturday, February 13, 2016, 6:30 to 10:30 pm
Joanna Reiner Dance Mistress
Music by Persons of Quality (Jon Berger, Rebecca King, Jim Oakden)
At the Carrillo Ballroom on its legendary cantilevered Sprung Floor
100 E. Carrillo Street, Santa Barbara
Imagine that, a ball, in a ballroom.
Video: The Minor Spaniard
Ball and Weekend Information
February 12–14, 2016 (Presidents' Day is February 15)
Friday: Ball Review with Joanna Reiner, music by Wood & Co. (Deirdre Wood Becher, Robert Winokur, and Susan McNeill)
The most experienced English Counry Dancers can likely prepare by attending our Ball Review. Newer dancers are advised to attend dances in their communities and our Ball Review.
Saturday evening: Winter Dreams Ball
Not dancing? Ball Observers may attend for $10, which includes any refreshments that might be available.
Sunday morning: Potluck brunch at a private home.
Sunday evening: Contra dance at the Ballroom with Persons of Quality and caller Chris Page. Separate $12 admission (pay at the door).
Map link to the Carrillo Ballroom
Map link to the First Presbyterian Church
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Ball Practice in Santa Barbara
This event is supported in part by the City of Santa Barbara
Parks and Recreation Department.
1. Anonymous quotes from our online Ball evaluation.