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February 2018

Fri-Sun, February 16-18
Honolulu (HI) Aloha Winter Weekend at Ala Wai Golf Club Ballroom, 404 Kapahulu. Fri: social 5:30pm; Sat: class 9am-2pm, dinner/dance 5pm; Sun: class 9:30-11:30am; Sun: ceilidh 5:30pm. Sponsored by RSCDS-Hawaii. Teacher is Mary Murray. Music by Humuhumunukunukuapua'a & Strathspey Society Band. Class/ceilidh: casual attire; Sat evening semi-formal attire. Fri: light supper; Sat: continental breakfast, lunch, dinner; Sun: cont breakfast, ceilieh dinner. $185. We extend our ALOHA for a weekend of social dancing, classes and a ceilidh in the subtropics. Book early for best hotel rates and availability. Contact Melissa Lindsay 808-256-3347 MLindsay@hawaii.rr.com or Bruce McEwan 808-265-1141 brucemacewan@gmail.com. [rscdsHawaii.org]
§ Edmonton (AB) RSCDS Edmonton Workshop & Ball at Chateau Lacombe Hotel, 10111 Bellamy Hill. Fri: 7:30pm Welcome Dance; Sat: Workshop 9am, ball 6pm; Sun: 10am. Teachers are Elaine Brunken, Jean Wagstaff, and Tim Wilson. Music by Kathy Fraser Collins, Fred Collins, Judi Nicholson, Neil Barron. Semi-formal attire. Finger buffet Friday, Lunch & dinner Saturday, continental breakfast Sunday. $140. A Teachers Class is offered on Saturday afternoon. Contact Ann MacDonald 780-224 7191 ann_mac@shaw.ca. [rscdsedmonton.com]

Sat-Sun, February 17-18
Toronto (ON) The 55th Tartan Ball at Fairmont Royal York Hotel, 100 Front St W. Sat: Cocktail reception 6pm, Dinner 7pm, Dancing 9pm. Sponsored by RSCDS Toronto. Music by Scotch Mist. Formal attire. Water, coffee & tea. $135/150. This is our last year in the beautiful Concert Hall at the Royal York Hotel. Please join us for this magical night. We look forward to our new venue in 2019. Contact Laurie McConachie 416-567-0010 laurie-m@rogers.com. [www.dancescottish.ca]

Fri, February 23
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, February 24
§ London (ON) Annual London Ontario Workshop at Polish Combatants Hall, 80 Ann St. Registration: 9:15-10am, Class 10-11:30am, Hot lunch 11:45-12:30, Class: 12:30-2:00, Tea Dance 2:30-4:30pm, Light Supper 4:30-5pm. Sponsored by RSCDS London Canada Branch. Teacher is David Tague. Recorded music. Casual attire. $50. Workshop and Lunch $35; Tea dance and Light Supper $15. Contact Mary Howard 519-660-4430 maryhoward@sympatico.ca or Maureen Graham 519-472-3422 moe.graham@hotmail.com. [www.rscdslondoncanada.org]

March 2018

Sat-Sun, March 3-4
West Hartford (CT) New Haven Highland Ball Weekend at West Hartford Town Hall Conference Center, 50 S Main St. Sat: Ball 5pm-midnight; Sun: Brunch 11am-3pm. Sponsored by RSCDS New Haven Branch. Music by Terry Traub & Co. Formal attire. Dinner Saturday, brunch Sunday. $75. The brunch is at a separate venue: High Lane Club, 40 High Ln, North Haven, CT. Contact Cate Mahoney 203-879-6000 harpdancer@gmail.com. [www.nhrscds.com]

Fri, March 3
§ Kitchener (ON) March Dance at Historic St Paul's Lutheran Church Hall, 137 Queen St S (at Church St). 7:30pm. Sponsored by RSCDS Kitchener Waterloo Branch. Music by Fred Moyes. Casual attire. Light Refreshment. $12. Contact Bob Kerr 519-576- 2378 rkerr_75@sympatico.ca.

Fri-Sun, March 9-11
Calgary (AB) St Giles Scottish Country Dance Club 35th Workshop and Ball at Confederation Park 55+ Activity Centre, 2212-13th St NW. Fri: ceilidh 7:30-10:30pm; Sat: classes 9am-noon & 1:15-2:45pm, ball 8-11:30pm. Sponsored by St Giles Scottish Country Dance Club. Teachers are Richard Bennett, Fiona Miller and Bernadette Thill. Music by Ron Krug and Dennis Orr. Semi-formal, formal attire. Finger food for ceilidh, lunch and buffet. $130. For more information do not hesitate to contact Janyn Bertram. Contact Janyn Bertram 403-585-3842 janyn_bertram@hotmail.com or Myrtle Fisher 403-278-6424 me.fisher@shaw.ca. [www.rscdscalgary.org]
Madison (WI) Madison (WI) Ball Weekend at University of Wisconsin Memorial Union Great Hall, 800 Langdon St. Fri: concert 7:30pm; Sat: workshop 10am, social hour with cash bar 5pm, dinner 6pm, ball 7:30pm. Sponsored by Madison Scottish Country Dancers. Teacher is Susie Petrov. Music by A Parcel of Rogues: Calum Pasqua (fiddle) and Susie Petrov (piano). Ball: Semi-formal attire. After-ball party and Sunday brunch at members' homes. Contact Ann Lindsey 608-833-7690 or Nancy McClements 608-358-4478 madisonscottishcountrydancers@gmail.com. [www.madisonscottishcountrydancers.org]

Sat, March 10
§ Arlington (VA) The Snowdrop Dance at Trinity Presbyterian, 5533 16th St N. 2-5pm. Sponsored by RSCDS Northern Virginia Branch. Music by Waverley Station: David Knight (fiddle) and Liz Donaldson (piano). Semi-formal attire. Tea refreshments provided, and contributions welcome. $20/$10 students. Come celebrate the start of spring! Contact Elizabeth Holtan info@rscds-greaterdc.org. [www.rscds-greaterdc.org]

Fri-Sun, March 16-18
§ Helen (GA) Atlanta Branch Spring Workshop at Unicoi State Park & Lodge, 1788 Highway 356. Fri: Welcome Dance; Sat: Workshop & Ball; Sun: Class. Sponsored by RSCDS Atlanta Branch. Teacher is Ellie Briscoe. Music by Nicholas Williams, Laura Risk, Mara Shea, & Julie Gorka. Semi-formal attire for Saturday Ball. Breakfast & Lunch on Saturday, Breakfast on Sunday. $160. Workshop Package: $140 before 2/16/18/$160 after 2/16/18. Contact Susan Tumlin 678-431-2011 susantumlin@yahoo.com. [www.rscds-atlanta.org/CheatSheets/Unicoi18Brochure.pdf]

Sat-Sun, March 17-18
Vancouver (BC) Heather Ball Weekend at Scottish Cultural Centre, Hudson St. Sat: Ball 5:15pm-midnight; Sun: Concert 3-5pm. Sponsored by Vancouver Branch RSCDS. Music by Muriel Johnstone and friends Ian and Judi. Semi-formal/formal attire. Ball: Full hot meal, Concert: refreshments. Ball: $80, Concert: $20, $95 Ball & Concert. The Sunday afternoon concert features Muriel Johnstone and Ian Robertson. Contact Cathrine Conings 604-299-6447 ccmusic@telus.net or Gail Urquhart 604-433-6081 gailu10@telus.net. [rscdsvancouver.org]

Fri-Sat, March 23-24
Cocoa Beach (FL) 35th Annual Cocoa Beach Spring Fling at Cocoa Beach Recreation Center, 321 Ramp Rd. Fri: dance 7:30-10:30pm; Sat: workshop 9am-noon, 1-2:30pm, dance 7-11pm. Sponsored by Space Coast and Brevard Scottish Country Dancers. Teacher is Kay Munn (Kingston, Ontario). Recorded music. Fri: finger foods; Sat: lunch. $45. Contact Alma & James Kutzner 321-255-2756 jamesekutzner@gmail.com. [www.rscdsorlandobranch.org]

Sat-Sun, March 24-25
Washington (PA) Pittsburgh Highland Ball and Workshops at George Washington Hotel, 60 S Main St. Sat: class 1-3pm, dinner 6pm, ball 8pm-midnight; Sun: class 10-11:30am, brunch. Sponsored by Pittsburgh Scottish Country Dance Society. Teacher is Pam Stephens. Music by Highland Square: Elissa Hock, Fred Mamula, Jack Lindberg, Arthur McNair. Workshops: Informal attire, Dinner & Ball: Semi-Formal attire. Dinner Saturday, Brunch Sunday. All events: $100 / All Saturday events: $80 / All Sunday events: $20. Contact Arthur McNair 412-915-0585 pscds-email@verizon.net. [pscds.org]

Sat, March 24
§ Brampton (ON) West End Workshop and Tea Dance at Turner Fenton Secondary School, 7935 Kennedy Rd. Workshop 9am-2:15pm, Tea Dance 2:30-4-30. Teachers are W. Williamson, M. Ziccarelli, & A. Smith. Music by D. Bartlett, L. Brown & D. Wood. Informal dance attire. Hot Lunch, Tea & Treats following Tea Dance. Pre-registration for workshop is required. Contact Theresa Malek theresamalek@rogers.com. [www.dancescottish.ca]

Fri, March 30
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]

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 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]

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]

June 2018

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]

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. $245. Contact Diana Hankes 414-828-0570 midwestscottishweekend@gmail.com or Mady Newfield 630-584-0825 midwestscottishweekend@gmail.com. [sites.google.com/site/midwestscottishweekend]

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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]

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