Jan 30 Zesty Contra Dance (Fifth Saturday)

  • Lynn Ackerson calling to the music of Hot Cider (Rudy Darling, Barry Angell, and Rick Toles)
  • January 30, 2016, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
  • Location: Coloma Community Center, 4623 T St, Sacramento, CA 95819
  • $10 for adults; $8 for college students with ID; $5 for dancers under 18; $25 maximum for families
Lynn Ackerson

Lynn Ackerson

Lynn calls for us regularly, and brings concise calling with intriguing dances. We celebrated Ken Nilsson’s retirement for Hot Cider at our October dance, and this month we welcome a new configuration with Rick Toles).

A newcomer’s orientation is offered at 7:30PM, perfect for people who have not contra danced before, or who could use some refresher. Experienced dancers are invited to partner with newcomers during the orientation and early dances to help integrate them into the community.

No partners are needed, so come by yourself or with friends or with family. Potluck snacks are available at the break, and we encourage you to bring something to share. These events are accessible to people with disabilities.

For more contra dance information, and contra lost and found, contact Laura Leonelli, 916-549-7093, or email info@sactocds.org.

 

October 24 Contra Dance (Fourth Saturday)

We get the whole Nevada City package this coming dance, with calling by Joyce Miller, the home caller in Nevada City, and music by Hot Cider (Rudy Darling, Barry Angell, Ken Nilsson), the home band in Nevada City. Maybe our many Nevada City friends will travel down the hill and dance with us!

Joyce Miller, Hot Cider

Joyce Miller, Hot Cider

  • October 24, 2015 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
  • Location: Coloma Community Center, 4623 T St, Sacramento, CA 95819
  • $10 for adults; $8 for college students with ID; $5 for dancers under 18; $25 maximum for families

A newcomer’s orientation is offered at 7:30PM, perfect for people who have not contra danced before, or who could use some refresher. Experienced dancers are invited to partner with newcomers during the orientation and early dances to help integrate them into the community.

No partners are needed, so come by yourself or with friends or with family. Potluck snacks are available at the break, and we encourage you to bring something to share. These events are accessible to people with disabilities.

 

August 8 Second Saturday Contra Dance

Chuck Abell is on tour of northern California contra dances, and will be calling for us in Sacramento at our August Second Saturday dance. Foothill favorites Hot Cider will be down to drive us wild with their music. Join us!

Abell&HotCider

Second Saturday Contra Dance

  • Date: August 8, 2015 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
  • Headlining: caller Chuck Abell from Rochester, New York and band Hot Cider from Nevada City.
  • Location: Coloma Community Center, 4623 T St, Sacramento, CA 95819
  • Donation: $10 for adults; $8 for college students with ID; $5 for high school students with ID; $25 maximum for families

A newcomer’s orientation is offered at 7:30PM, perfect for people who have not contra danced before, or who could use some refresher. Experienced dancers are invited to partner with newcomers during the orientation and early dances to help integrate them into the community.

No partners are needed, so come by yourself or with friends or with family. Potluck snacks are available at the break, and we encourage you to bring something to share. These events are accessible to people with disabilities.

 

June 27 Fourth Saturday contra dance

Lynn Ackerson


East meets west on June 27. Our caller Lynn Ackerson hails from the Bay Area, while our band Hot Cider is the house band for the Nevada City contra dance. The combo will get you moving and smiling.

  • June 27, 2015, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
  • Headlining are caller Lynn Ackerson and band Hot Cider (Rudy Darling, Barry Angell, Ken Nilsson).
  • Donation: $10 for adults; $8 for college students with ID; $5 for high school students with ID; $25 maximum for families
  • Location: Coloma Community Center, 4623 T St, Sacramento, CA 95819

A newcomer’s orientation is offered at 7:30PM, perfect for people who have not contra danced before, or who could use some refresher. Experienced dancers are invited to partner with newcomers during the orientation and early dances to help integrate them into the community. Dances become more complex during the evening, so come early if you are a less experienced dancer.

No partners are needed, so come by yourself or with friends or with family. Potluck snacks are available at the break, and we encourage you to bring something to share. These events are accessible to people with disabilities.

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