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May 2017

Fri-Sun, May 19-21
Copake (NY) NEW Pawling Weekend at Berkshire Hills Eisenberg Camp, 159 Empire Fri: Buffet Supper 6pm, Welcome dance 8-10:30pm, party; Sat: Classes 9:30am-12:15pm, Teachers' workshop or Ball walk-thru 2-3:30pm, Ball 8-11:30pm, Ceilidh midnight-1am, party 1am-?; Sun: Classes 10:30am-noon, Champagne dance 2-3:15pm. Sponsored by RSCDS New York Branch. Teachers are Antoine Rousseau (Paris, France), Rebecca Roman (Buffalo, NY) & Arthur McNair (Pittsburgh). Welcome dance - casual attire; Ball - formal attire. Refreshments: All meals provided from Friday dinner to Sunday lunch. Prices: Entire weekend: $300 before March 31/$350 after, Welcome Dance and Dinner: $100, Sat Classes, Meals and Highland Ball: $150, Highland Ball and Dinner: $120, Highland Ball only (no meals): $100, Sat or Sun Classes and Meals: $100. Contact (Public Contact) []

Sat-Sun, May 27-28
Belfast (ME) Memorial Day Weekend Party at American Legion Hall, 43 Church St. Sat: Fiddle Workshop 12:30-2:30pm, Dance review 3:30pm, Potluck 5:45-7pm, Dance 7pm, Sun: Brunch/Ceilidh 10am-2pm. Sponsored by Penobscot Bay Scottish Country Dancers. Fiddle Workshop teachers are Judi Nicolson (fiddle), Kathy Fraser-Collins (piano), Fred Collins (drums). Dance music by Judi Nicolson (fiddle), Kathy Fraser-Collins (piano), Fred Collins (drums). Fiddle Workshop: $25, Potluck ($1 + pot), Dance: $10 member/$12 non-member. Briefs & Dance Diagrams posted to Boston Branch calendar. Sunday Brunch/Ceilidh at 794 Shore Rd, Bayside (Northport), ME. Contact Gayle Koyanagi (Party Info) 207-322-7727 or Kim Jacobs (Hospitality) 207-722-3139 []

June 2017

Sat, June 3
Aptos (CA) Monthly Party at Aptos Grange, 2555 Mar Vista Dr. 3-6pm. Sponsored by Royal Scottish Country Dance Society - San Francisco Branch. Kilts for men, skirts or dresses for women. Finger foods following the dance. $12. Please note that the attire for this dance is a wee bit unusual. Since this is Santa Cruz, Hawaiian prints and tie-dyed shirts and dresses are not only welcome but encouraged! Walk-throughs of program dances held at the hall before the party from 2:15 to 2:45 p.m. Everyone welcome! $12 RSCDS members, $18 non-members, $6 youth members (18 and under), or limited income members, $2 new dancers (with coupon). Free for spectators. Contact Mark Burt 510-760-7595 []

Fri-Sun, June 9-11
Beaver Dam (WI) Midwest Scottish Weekend at Wayland Academy, 101 N University Ave. Fri: dance & after-party evening; Sat: classes am&pm, banquet, ball & ceilidh evening; Sun: classes am, brunch noon. Sponsored by Chicago, Madison, and Milwaukee Branches. Teachers are Stella Fogg and Chandi McCracken. Music by Terpsichore: Elke Baker & Liz Donaldson. Ball is semi-formal attire. 3 meals per day, including ball banquet & evening parties. Lodging provided in dorm rooms. Madison, Milwaukee & Chicago (O'Hare) airports are all options, with Madison being the nearest. Contact Nancy McClements 608-358-4478 or Diana Hankes 414-828-0570 []

Fri-Sat, June 23-24
Kensington (MD) Capital Weekend at Academy of the Holy Cross, 4920 Strathmore Ave. Fri: Welcome Dance 8pm; Sat: Ball 6:30pm. Sponsored by Washington DC Branch, RSCDS. Music by Thistle House. Contact Sally Beth Buckner 301-564-0097 []

July 2017

Sun-Sun, July 23-30
Vancouver (BC) TAC Summer School Week 2017 at University of British Columbia. Week of morning SCD classes, evening dances, optional afternoon classes. Sponsored by Teachers' Association Canada (TAC). Teachers are Tracey Applebee, Gary Coull, Jean Noble, Andrew Smith. Music by Lisa Scott, Ian Muir, Judi Nicolson, Deby Benton Grosjean, Mary Ross, Don Wood. Classes casual attire, dances semi-formal/formal attire. Accommodation and breakfast, lunch, dinner all week. $1430. Four levels of dance classes to accommodate all dancers from basic to advanced and beginner to experienced. Contact (Summer School Registrar) or (Summer School Director) []

August 2017

September 2017

Fri-Sun, Sep 15-17
High View (WV) Scottish Weekend 2017 at Timber Ridge Camp, 759 Timber Ridge Camp Rd. Fri: Welcome Dance 8pm; Sat: Classes am&pm, Ball 8pm; Sun: Classes. Sponsored by Scottish Weekend. Teachers are David Queen, Robert McOwen, Margaret Grenadine. Music by SW Ensemble. Casual and semi-formal attire. All meals and refreshments. $275. Contact Sandy Gallamore 804-678-8927 []

October 2017

Fri-Sun, October 6-8
Dartmouth (NS) 35th Anniversary Fall Workshop at Christchurch Parish Hall, 61 Dundas St. Fri: ceilidh 7pm; Sat: classes am&pm, Banquet & Ball evening; Sun: Teachers' and Combined Classes. Sponsored by RSCDS Nova Scotia Branch. Teachers are Ron Wallace (USA), Jim Stott (Scotland). Music by Dean Herington and Mara Shea (USA). Semi-formal attire. Sat: lunch, banquet, Sun: lunch. $100. Accommodation in local hotels, motels, B&Bs. Partial attendance prices available. Please inquire. Contact Lydia Hedge 902-482-6577 or Kathy Warren 902-406-6568 []

Fri-Sat, October 20-21
§ Ottawa (ON) Fall Workshop & Gala Dance at Ashbury College, 362 Mariposa Ave. Fri: Ceilidh 7:30pm; Sat: Classes 9:30am-1:30pm, Reception & Buffet 5:30pm, Dancing 7:30pm. Sponsored by Ardbrae Dancers of Ottawa. Teachers are Barbara Johnston (Edmonton AB) & Tracey Applebee (Cincinnati, OH). Music by Hanneke Cassel & Laura Risk (fiddles) & Nick Williams (keyboard). $130. Classes at basic/int & int/adv levels. Hospitality available. Participants may select only a part or parts of the weekend (e.g. classes only, Gala dance only) at a reduced price. Contact Barbara Anglin or Doug Squires []

November 2017

Fri-Sun, November 17-19
Pacific Grove (CA) Asilomar Weekend & Workshop at Asilomar Conference Grounds, 800 Asilomar Ave. Friday 3pm through Sunday 1pm. Sponsored by RSCDS San Francisco Branch. Teachers are Sue Porter, Fred DeMarse, Mary Murray and TBA. Sat Ball Music by Hood, Wink & Swagger. Fri Music TBA. Semi-formal or formal attire for Saturday Ball. Full meals Fri night-Sun lunch, Fri Ceilidh & Sat Ball include additional refreshments. Discover the Asilomar experience firsthand. Imagine yourself at a spectacular Fall Dance weekend in a unique location. Asilomar is located right in the beautiful Monterey Peninsula, only 120 miles south of San Francisco. Weekend activities include an informal Welcome Dance on Friday evening, Friday night Ceilidh, Saturday classes with live music, optional Ball review, teacher's choice classes, the Kim McGarrity Memorial Ball on Saturday evening, and a combined Sunday morning class. Accepting applications & registrations after April 1, 2017. More info and pricing will be available mid March 2017 on the website. Contact Patti Cobb 510-858-7588 or Julee Montes 650-722-0473 []

December 2017

Sat, December 9
§ Ottawa (ON) Christmas Potluck Dinner and Dance at Parkdale United Church Hall, 429 Parkdale Ave. Potluck 6pm, Dancing 8pm. Sponsored by Ardbrae Dancers of Ottawa. $6. Contact Elaine Hoag or Wayne Greer []


January 2018

February 2018

Sat-Sun, February 10-11
§ Ottawa (ON) Ardbrae Annual Ball & Brunch at Glebe Community Centre Heritage Ballroom, 175 Third Ave. Sat: Ball 5:45pm-Midnight; Sun: Brunch 10:30am. Sponsored by Ardbrae Dancers of Ottawa. Music by Torridon Scottish Country Dance Band. Ball Buffet Dinner; dessert & coffee following dancing; Brunch on Sunday. $95. Hospitality available. Non-dancers or Ball & dessert only: $65. Slow jam Sat morning. Contact Elaine Hoag or Doug Squires 613-851-2874 []

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Sat, May 12
§ Ottawa (ON) Ardbrae AGM, Potluck Dinner and Dance at Parkdale United Church Hall, 429 Parkdale Ave. Potluck 6pm, AGM 7pm, Dancing 8pm. Sponsored by Ardbrae Dancers of Ottawa. $6. Contact Elaine Hoag or Wayne Greer []

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