Summer 2017 Contra Dance Schedule

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Summer 2017 Contra Dance Schedule—Sundays [ Previous Schedules

june 2017
4 FREE dance for Mary and Don's Anniversary
Jean Gorrindo Celtic Spring
11 Another FREE dance for Kyre Adept's birthday
Kelsey Anne Hartman Devil's Box String Band
25 Donnalyn Karpeles Hidden Fifth
july 2017
2 Jon Southard The Growling Old Geezers
9 Susan Petrick Devl's Box String Band
16 James Hutson Chopped Liver
23 Jacqui Ann Grennan Mariposa String Band
30 Frannie Marr Privy Tippers
august 2017
6 Taco Bar during the break. You can bring fixings like homemade guacamole, grated cheese, chopped tomatoes, etc.
Jeff Spero Devil's Box String Band
13 Jean Gorrindo Phil Carnow & Keith Gorrindo Rhythm Method
20 Warren Blier Celtic Spring
27 Jacqui Ann Grennan Calamity House
* 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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