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Winter 2019–20 Contra Dance Schedule—most Sundays [ Previous Schedules

December 2019
1 Frannie Marr Maivish
8 Simon Kiefer Rosin Sniffers
15 Leda Shapiro (plus Simon & Cindy) Rhythm Method
25 It's our tradition to have a FREE DANCE on this date
Erik Hoffman Bayou Seco & friends
29 Jacqui Grennan Frannie Marr Audacious (Audrey Knuth & Larry Unger)
January 2020
5 Simon Kiefer Dropkick Mickeys!
12 Jon Southard Devil's Box String Band
26 Special FREE DANCE honoring Chopped Liver's 20th Anniversary
Jacqui Grennan Chopped Liver
February 2020
9 Double Dance starting with the Winter Dreams finale (English Country Dance) in the afternoon, featuring the same musicians you see below
Martha Wild Audrey Knuth, Christopher Jacoby, Charlie Hancock
Frannie Marr Kingfisher
Simon Kiefer Chris Murphy
* 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: Contra Dance Friends, $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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Joining this elite group is $30 per calendar year. Note there is no prorating. The earlier in the year you join the more you could save.

Special! Join for in December for the year to come and receive the discounts in December too.

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*Savings apply only to the regular rate at our regular weekly Sunday contra dances. 

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