“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
Winter Dreams Weekend
(Friday, February 10 to Sunday, February 12)
including the fourth annual
Santa Barbara’s 2017 English Country Ball
Saturday, February 11, 2017, 6:30 to 10:30 pm
Gene Murrow Dance Master
Music by Shira Kammen, Bonnie Insull, and Charlie Hancock
At the Carrillo Ballroom on its legendary cantilevered Sprung Floor
100 E. Carrillo Street, Santa Barbara
Imagine that, a ball, in a ballroom.
Video: A Girl's Best Friend
Weekend and Ball Information
Friday evening: Welcome Dance
Saturday Morning: Ball Review
Saturday evening: Winter Dreams Ball
Sunday morning: Potluck brunch at a private home.
Sunday evening: Contra dance at the Ballroom with Mason, Weed & Burch and calling by Jean Gorrindo.
All events are fragrance-free.
You may also make a charitable donation to the Winter Dreams Fund. (Hint: transaction fees are about 3%.)
The most experienced English Counry Dancers can likely prepare by attending our Ball Review. Newer dancers are strongly advised to attend dances in their communities and our Ball Review.
Not dancing? Ball Observers may attend for $10, which includes refreshments.
Map link to the Carrillo Ballroom
Need More Information?
Ball Practice in Santa Barbara
See our English Country Dance page.
The Ball Program
Includes links to videos
This event is supported in part by the City of Santa Barbara
Parks and Recreation Department.
1. Anonymous quote from our online Ball evaluation.