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April 2018

Sat, April 7
Victoria (BC) Vancouver Island Scottish Country Dance Society Workshop and Ball at Victoria Edelweiss Club, 108 Niagra St. Workshop 8:30am-12:30pm, Ball 7:20pm. Sponsored by Vancouver Island Scottish Country Dance Society (Victoria, BC). Teachers are Fred Demarse (San Francisco), Hazel MacDonald (Naniamo,BC), Katherine Shearman (Vancouver). Music by The Tartan Players and Mary Ross. Semi-formal attire. Evening Finger Food Buffet. Workshop: $50, Ball: $55. On-line registration opens February 1, 2018. Contact VISCDS viscdsball@gmail.com or Barb Currie viscdsball@gmail.com. [www.viscds.ca]
Hamilton (ON) John Middleton Hamilton (ON) Ball at The Scottish Rite, 4 Queen St S. Welcome 6pm, Dinner 6:30pm, Grand March 8:30pm. Sponsored by RSCDS Hamilton Branch. Music by The Scotch Mist. Semi-formal to Formal attire. Dinner included. $75. If you buy the Ticket by March 1st, it is $75 after that it is $80. Non Dancing ticket is $50. We can find accommodations for you. Two Hotels are available. Contact J'ina Middleton 905-522-2151 jjceilidh@gmail.com.

Sat, April 14
Ho-Ho-Kus (NJ) Rerr Terr at The Community Church of Ho-Ho-Kus, 400 Warren Ave. 5:30-11pm. Sponsored by RSCDS New Jersey. Music by Thistle House: Dave Wiesler, David Knight and Dan Emery. Semi-formal attire. Buffet Dinner. $50. The Rerr Terr Ball is intended to be a beginner friendly event suitable for first year dancers. Contact Elizabeth Buonomo 201-750-2979 elizabeth@alextechmetro.com.

Fri-Sun, April 20-22
Winnipeg (MB) 47th Annual Spring Workshop & Ball. Fri: eve Ceilidh; Sat: am & pm Classes, eve Reception, Dinner & Ball; Sun: am Classes. Sponsored by RSCDS Winnipeg Branch. Dance Teachers: Ruth Jappy (Delta, BC), Gordon Robinson (Victoria, BC). Music by Ron Krug (Winnipeg, MB), Dennis Orr (Medicine Hat, AB). Contact Sharon Plaitin (Registrar) joesdaughter@hotmail.com or Lynn McClure (Co-Chair) john.mcclure@umr.umanitoba.ca or Shirley Tinsley (Co-Chair) tinsleys@mts.net. [www.rscdswinnipeg.ca]

Fri-Sun, April 27-29
Des Moines & Ames (IA) RSCDS Central Iowa Branch 27th Annual Ball Weekend at multiple venues. Fri: Concert 8pm; Sat: Walkthrough 12:30pm, Dinner 6pm, Ball 7:30pm, Party 11:30pm. Sun: Brunch 10:30am. Sponsored by Central Iowa, RSCDS Branch. Music by Liz Donaldson and Elke Baker. Festive attire. Fri: Snacks; Sat: Sit-down Supper, Snacks; Sun: Brunch. $30-55. Contact (Event Contact) 515-267-1537 or (Event Contact) 515-292-8590. [ www.rscdscentraliowa.org/events/spring-ball-2018]

Fri, April 27
Oakland (CA) San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers Spring Concerts at Regent's Theater, Holy Names University, 3500 Mountain Blvd. 8pm. Sponsored by the San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers. Teachers are Alasdair Fraser (Director). Music by San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers. $25-$30. Master fiddler Alasdair Fraser will lead more than 100 musicians: fiddlers, pianists, cellists, guitarists, harpists, flautists, and percussionists, on a musical journey visiting old and new traditions of Scotland and other Celtic nations plus those of Cape Breton, Quebec and Scandinavia. Don't miss this fun-filled family evening! They'll have you tapping your toes, if not dancing in the aisles, with lively, dynamic passionate tunes. Contact (Spring Concert Series Coordinator) SFSFconcert@gmail.com or (SFSF President) info@sfscottishfiddlers.org. [www.sfscottishfiddlers.org]
Vancouver (BC) Ceilidh Dance at Scottish Cultural Centre, 8886 Hudson St. Class 7-8pm; Dance 8-11pm. Sponsored by Vancouver Branch, RSCDS. Music by Calanais. Informal attire. Juice, Beer, Pop & cookies etc. - donation requested. $12 / $10 Students. All dances on Friday nights. All steps taught & no partner or previous experience required. Wear flat, comfy shoes & join in the fun at our all ages event. You say you have two left feet, we'll show you how to use the right one! Contact Duncan MacKenzie 604-536-9481 duncanmackenzie@telus.net. [ www.vancouverceilidh.org]

Sat, April 28
San Ramon (CA) San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers Spring Concerts at Dougherty Valley Performing Arts Center, San Ramon, 10550 Albion Rd. 7:30pm. Sponsored by the San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers. Alasdair Fraser (Director). Music by the San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers. $20-$25. Master fiddler Alasdair Fraser will lead more than 100 musicians: fiddlers, pianists, cellists, guitarists, harpists, flautists, and percussionists, on a musical journey visiting old and new traditions of Scotland and other Celtic nations plus those of Cape Breton, Quebec and Scandinavia. Don't miss this fun-filled family evening! They'll have you tapping your toes, if not dancing in the aisles, with lively, dynamic passionate tunes. Contact (Spring Concert Series Coordinator) SFSFconcert@gmail.com or (SFSF President) info@sfscottishfiddlers.org. [www.sfscottishfiddlers.org]
Southbury (CT) Kilts and Ghillies Tea Dance at South Britain Congregational Church Parish House, 693 S Britain Rd. 3-7pm. Sponsored by RSCDS New Haven. Music by Peter Macfarlane. Semi-formal attire. Tea and light refreshments. $25. Contact Ingrid Davis 203-263-3578 ingrid20@sbcglobal.net.

Sun, April 29
Santa Rosa (CA) San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers Spring Concerts at Friedman Event Center, 4676 Mayette Ave. 2pm. Sponsored by the San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers. Alasdair Fraser (Director). Music by the San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers. $20-$25. Master fiddler Alasdair Fraser will lead more than 100 musicians: fiddlers, pianists, cellists, guitarists, harpists, flautists, and percussionists, on a musical journey visiting old and new traditions of Scotland and other Celtic nations plus those of Cape Breton, Quebec and Scandinavia. Don't miss this fun-filled family evening! They'll have you tapping your toes, if not dancing in the aisles, with lively, dynamic passionate tunes. Contact (Spring Concert Series Coordinator) SFSFconcert@gmail.com or (SFSF President) info@sfscottishfiddlers.org. [www.sfscottishfiddlers.org]

May 2018

Fri-Sun, May 4-6
Avalon (CA) Southern California InterBranch Workshop at Catalina Island Casino Ballroom, 1 Casino Way. Fri: Welcome Party; Sat: Morning classes, Banquet & Ball; Sun: general class. Sponsored by Southern CA InterBranch: LA, Orange County, San Gabriel Valley & San Diego. Teachers are Antoine Rousseau and Marjorie McLaughlin. Music by Judi & Ian Nicolson, Andy Imbrie. Formal attire. Fri: dinner; Sat: Banquet. $295. Contact Doris Fisher 310-625-9071 doris.fisher@gmail.com. [rscds-interbranch.org]

Sat, May 5
London (ON) Spring Ball at Polish Combatants Hall, 80 Ann St. Reception 5:30:PM, Dinner 6pm, Dance following dinner. Sponsored by RSCDS London Canada Branch. Music by Laird Brown and Scotch Mist. Formal attire. Catered dinner. Dancers $75, Non Dancers $50. Contact Alasdair and Anne Campbell 519-641-3550 atcampbell9@hotmail.com or Maureen Graham 519-472-3422 moe.graham@hotmail.com. [www.rscdslondoncanada.org]

Fri-Sun, May 11-13
Copake (NY) 55th Annual Pawling Weekend at Berkshire Hills Eisenberg Camp, 159 Empire Rd. 3pm Fri thru 3pm Sun. Sponsored by RSCDS New York Branch. Teachers are William Williamson (Scotland), Linda Henderson (California) and Ellie Briscoe (Virginia). Music Director is Hanneke Cassel. Welcome Dance - casual attire, Ball - formal attire. All meals provided. Further details will be posted as they become available. Contact Chris Ronald cjr878@gmail.com. [rscdsnewyork.org]

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 elaine.hoag@gmail.com or Wayne Greer waydaw@sympatico.ca. [www.ardbrae.org]

Fri-Sun, May 11-13
Kensington (MD) Capital Weekend at The Academy of the Holy Cross, 4920 Strathmore Ave. Fri: Welcome Dance 8-10pm; Sat: 9am-midnight; Sun: Teacher Class 1-3pm. Sponsored by The Washington Branch of the RSCDS. Teachers are Malcolm Brown, York, UK. Music by Elke Baker, Liz Donaldson, Terry Traub, and Alex Lacquement. Capital Ball: semi-formal attire. Finger Buffet. $80. We are excited to have Malcolm Brown as our guest teacher for the Weekend. In addition to our class on Saturday morning Malcolm has graciously agreed to hold a TEACHER ONLY WORKSHOP on Sunday. Contact Sally-Beth Buckner 301-564-0097 sally_buckner@comcast.net. [www.capitalweekend.org]

Sat, May 19
Sacramento (CA) Sacramento Workshop and Ball at multiple locations. Workshop at Young Ladies' Institute, 1400 27th St. Ball at CLARA, the E Claire Raley Studios for the Performing Arts, 2420 N St. Sat: Workshop 10:30-noon & 1:30-3pm, Ball Review 3pm, Grand March 7pm. Sponsored by RSCDS - Sacramento Branch. Teacher is Linda Henderson. Music by Thistle Glen. Semi-Formal attire. Finger food buffet. $60. Contact Peggy Hamilton 209-610-1302 ShadowCatDancing@sbcglobal.net or Jeff Corrigan 530-303-3619 jtcorrigan@mac.com. [ www.rscds-sacramento.org]

Fri-Sun, May 25-27
Lakefield / Peterborough (ON) Scottish Country Dance Weekend at Pine Vista Resort, 932 Gilchrist Bay Rd. Fri: Ceilidh 8pm; Sat: Workshops 9am-12:30pm & 2-3:30 pm, Ball 8pm-11pm; Sun: Dancing 9:45am-noon. Sponsored by Peteborough Scottish Country Dance Society. Teachers are Rebecca Blackhall-Peters and Elizabeth McMahon. Music by Fred Moyes. Semi-formal or formal attire. $85+, depending on which events you attend. Check out our Facebook page. Contact Lynn Allison 416-452-0176 registrarstoneylake@gmail.com. [www.pscds-on.org]

Sat-Sun, May 26-27
Belfast (ME) Memorial Day Weekend Party at American Legion, 43 Church St. Sat: 3:30-4:45pm Dance review, 5:45-7pm Potluck supper, 7pm Dance; Sun 10am-2pm Brunch ceilidh (Mike & Dawn Little's Farm, 678 State Route 46, Bucksport, ME 04416, 207-702-9294). Sponsored by Penobscot Bay Scottish Country Dancers. Music by The Macadians (Duncan Keppie, Heather Cameron, Sandy McMillan, Fraser Keppie). Casual to dressy attire. Potluck supper ($1 + pot), dessert break. $10 RSCDS members, $12 nonmembers. Contact Gayle Koyanagi (Party) 207-322-7727 gkoyanagi20@gmail.com or Kim Jacobs (Hospitality) 207-722-3139 zephyrhill@myfairpoint.net. [http://rscdsboston.org/event-calendar.html]

Sun, May 27
Fort Langley (BC) Fort Langley Voyageurs Whisky-Tea Dance at Fort Langley Community Hall, 9167 Glover Rd. 2-5pm. Sponsored by Fort Langley Voyageurs Scottish Country Dancers. Music by Susan Worland Bentley & Lyle Ramshaw. Semi-formal attire. Strawberry Tea after the Dancing. $20. Contact Larry Onotera 604-576-6371 lonotera@shaw.ca. [rscdsvancouver.org/dancing-in-vancouver/clubs/fort-langley]

June 2018

Fri-Sun, June 8-10
Beaver Dam (WI) Midwest Scottish Weekend at Wayland Academy, 101 North University Ave. Fri: dance party; Sat: dance classes, ball & ceilidh; Sun: classes. Sponsored by Chicago, Milwaukee, and Madison Scottish Country Dance Groups. Teachers are Tim Wilson and Mady Newfield. Music by Andy Imbrie and Deby Benton Grosjean. Formal ball attire. Fri: party food, Sat: breakfast, lunch, dinner, party food; Sun: breakfast & lunch. $240. Contact Diana Hankes 414-828-0570 midwestscottishweekend@gmail.com or Mady Newfield 630-584-0825 midwestscottishweekend@gmail.com. [sites.google.com/site/midwestscottishweekend]

Sat, June 9
Waterloo (ON) Kitchener-Waterloo Branch Ball at Inn of Waterloo, 475 King St N. Reception 5:30pm, Dinner 6:30pm, Dancing 8:30pm. Sponsored by Kitchener-Waterloo Branch of the RSCDS. Music by Scotch Mist. Semi-formal to Formal attire. Tickets purchased before May 10, 2018 $85. Tickets purchased after May 10, 2018 $90. Non-Dancers $65. Contact Kathryn Lecocq 519-572-2741 klecocq@ymail.com or Lynn Dramnitzki 519-496-4262 kwball2018@rscds.on.ca.

Sat, June 23
Truckee (CA) Truckee Workshop and Dance at Truckee Community Arts Center, 10046 Church St. 1-11pm. Sponsored by Silver State Scottish Country Dancers. Teacher is Crystal Goodwin. Music by Thistle Glen. Dinner. $55. Contact Crystal Goodwin Truckeeworkshopregistrar@gmail.com or silverstatescottish@gmail.com. [silverstatescd.wixsite.com/sscds/truckee-workshop]

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Fri-Sun, September 28-30
Moose Jaw (SK) RSCDS Saskatchewan Branch Workshop at Heritage Inn, 1590 Main St N. Ceilidh 7pm. Sponsored by Moose Jaw Scottish Country Dancers. Teachers are Fiona Miller, Bev Will, Mike Blanchard. Music by Dennis Orr, Ron Krug, Scott Duncan. Semi-formal attire. Refreshments. $130. Contact Mike Blancahrd 306-690-5182 micblanchard@sasktel.net. [www.rscdssask.org]

October 2018

Sat, October 13
Dartmouth (NS) Fall Workshop at Christ Church Parish Hall, 61 Dundas St. Registration 9am, Classes am, Social 1pm. Sponsored by RSCDS Nova Scotia Branch. Teachers are Christine Basnett and Colleen Putt. Music by Fred Moyes. Informal attire. Break refreshments and lunch provided. $30. Partial attendance and Billets can be arranged. Contact Lydia Hedge (Organiser) 902-482-6577 lydiahedge@accesswave.ca. [www.rscdsnovascotia.ca/Oct_2018_Ad.html]

Fri-Sun, October 26-28
Pacific Grove (CA) Asilomar Weekend Workshop & Ball at Asilomar Conference Center, 800 Asilomar Ave. Friday 3pm through Sunday 1pm. Sponsored by RSCDS San Francisco Branch. Full meals: Fri night-Sun lunch, Fri Ceilidh & Sat Ball include additional refreshments. Experience Asilomar 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. Teachers: David Hall, Linda Henderson, Cecily Selling, Elinor M. Vandegrift, Craig Williams. Music: Sat Ball, Chris Duncan and Catherine Strutt; Fri: Fiddlesticks and Ivory Players. Fri evening - informal attire; Sat evening - formal attire. Accepting applications & registrations after April 2, 2018. Contact Patti Cobb 510-858-7588 pkcobb@pacbell.net or Julee Montes 650-722-0473 julm-hcs@pacbell.net. [asilomar.rscds-sf.org]

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