July–December 2023 Contra Dance Schedule

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If you choose to wear a mask, thanks for your intention to keep yourself and your loved ones safe.  

July–December 2023 Contra Dance Schedule—2nd & 4th Sundays thru October 8, then beginning October 15, 1st, 3rd & 5th Sundays [ Previous Schedules ]
July 2023
Jean Gorrindo Rosin Sniffers
23 Frannie Marr Frank Hoppe & Laura Osborn
August 2023
13 Jeff Spero Rhythm Method 
27 Jacqui Grennan Chopped Liver
September 2023
10  Frannie Marr Frank Hoppe & Jeff Spero
24 Santa Barbara Callers Medley Chris Murphy& Alex Balderston
October 2023          
Chris Page Rosin Sniffers
 Harvest Moon Finale ($20).  Open to the dancing public.   
 6:30 to 8:00
Jacqui GrennanEloise & Co.
 8:20 to 9:50
 Will Mentor String Rays
29 Jeff Spero & Simon Kiefer Chopped Liver
November 2023          
Frannie Marr Anvil Sky
19 Our annual Thankgiving potluck! Bring plenty to share! Turkey provided. 
Donnalyn Karpeles Chris Murphy & Alex Balderston
December 2023          
 Lindsay Verbil  Stepwise with Jeff Spero
17   Frannie Marr  Audrey Leigh Jabber & Jeff Spero
25   Free Dance! Our annual free dance, not on Christmas eve, but in the evening of Christmas day.  
 Erik Hoffman Anvil Sky

Contra dances @ Historic Carrillo Ballroom unless otherwise stated.
100 E. Carrillo St.
Santa Barbara, CA

Dance time: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. unless otherwise stated.
New dancer orientation: one-half hour before dance time.

Admission: $12–15

Discount admission: 2020 Contra Dance Friends, $12; Teens and students to 24, $5; 12 and under, free. No discount for festivals.

Dance schedule for 2023: generally 2nd and 4th Sundays with some exceptions.

Refreshments, individually wrapped, provided by the SBCDS. Water bottle refill station in the Ballroom lobby. Stay hydrated.

On occasion, a dance is canceled, rescheduled, or relocated; always double check before traveling for a dance. Personnel, price and schedule are subject to change. Personnel may change without notice.

Santa Barbara contra dances are brought to you by the Santa Barbara Country Dance Society and the City of Santa Barbara Parks & Recreation Department.

Santa Barbara City Parks & Recreation Dept.

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