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Fall 2018 Contra Dance Schedule—Sundays [ Previous Schedules

September 2018
2 Special Labor Day Potluck! You know the drill: bring plenty of yummy and nutritious food to share. Your own tableware is admired but not required. PLUS, enter your name for a drawing for a free dance.
John Rogers Growling Old Geezers
9 Frannie Marr Toss the Possum
23 Jean Gorrindo Rhythm Method Growling Old Geezers
30 Jacqui Grennan Audrey Knuth and Erik Hoffman
October 2018
Jean Gorrindo Devil's Box String Band
14 Harvest Moon Grand Finale Dance—The culmination of the weekend of dancing. ($20)
Sarah Van Nostrand Great Bear Six
28 Halloween Costume Ball—Costumes admired (but not required)
Jeff Spero Hidden Fifth
November 2018
4 Jon Southard Chopped Liver
11 John Rogers Devil's Box String Band Mike David & Mark Romano
18 Pre-Thanksgiving Potluck. Turkey Provided! But please bring your own contribution to share. Your own tableware is always a good idea.
Jean Gorrindo Hidden Fifth
25 Jacqui Grennan The Dithers
* We give up a few Sundays each year so others will have an opportunity to rent the hall on a Sunday night.
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, 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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