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Summer 2018 Contra Dance Schedule—Sundays [ Previous Schedules

June 2018
3 Andrea Nettleton Jeff Spero + Rex Blazer
10 Kelsey Anne Hartman Fiddle Tunas
24 Andy Shore Boomerang
July 2018
1 Ice Cream Social during the break! SBCDS provides ice cream, dancers may bring toppings such as fresh fruit, nuts, candy, cookies, brownies, syrup and whipped cream. But please no more sprinkles—we have a lifetime supply already!
Donnalyn Karpeles Hidden Fifth
8 Jon Southard Mariposa String Band
15 Jean Gorrindo Rhythm Method
22 Jacqui Ann Grennan Boomerang
29 Jean Gorrindo Chopped Liver
August 2018
5 Festive taco bar during the break! SBCDS provides sautéed veggies, beans, chicken, beef, and tortillas. Dancers bring other condiments such as guacamole, cheese, sour cream, guacamole, olives, tomatoes, lettuce, salsa, cilantro, etc. And guacamole.
Susan Petrick Devil's Box String Band
12 Erik Hoffman Jon Southard High Strung Modal Tease
19 Jean Gorrindo Devil's Box String Band
26 Jon Southard Calamity House
23 Jean Gorrindo Rhythm Method
30 Jacqui Grennan Audrey Knuth and friends
* 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. 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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