Spring 2017 Contra Dance Schedule

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Spring 2017 Contra Dance Schedule—Sundays [ Previous Schedules

march 2017
5 Jacqui Grennan Devil's Box String Band
12 Jon Southard Celtic Spring
19 Promoting contra dancing among swing dancers: Swing dancing, 6:00 to 6:30, during the break, and 9:10 to 9:30.
Eric Black Light, Olquin & Jones
26 Andy Shore Calamity House
april 2017
2 John Rogers Chopped Liver
9 Frannie Marr The Growling Old Geezers
16 Jon Southard The Fiddle Tunas
23 Andrea Nettleton Rex Blazer, Seth Houston, Jeff Spero
30 Jean Gorrindo Buddy System
may 2017
7 Jacqui Grennan Rhythm Method
14 Jon Southard Devil's Box String Band
21 Jacqui Grennan Ben Schreiber, Ashley Broder, George Paul
28 Memorial Day Weekend Potluck, 5:00—6:30! Bring Plenty to share, washable tableware suggested
Jeff Spero Hidden Fifth
* We give up a few Sundays each year so others will have an opportunity to rent the hall on a Sunday night.
Contra dances @ 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, except when it's more, or less, as stated.

Discounts: Members, $2 discount; Teens and students to 24, $5 admission; 12 and under, free. No discount for festivals.

Dance every Sunday except where noted.

Christmas Night (December 25) dance most years, usually free. Usual starting time, 6:30 p.m.

Refreshments provided by dancers like you. Drinking fountain 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.

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

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