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2017 Waltz Time Schedule Now Available

The 2017 Waltz Time schedule is now available at waltztimedances.org. The Strauss Ball is scheduled for Saturday, April 29, 2017.

Our last dance in 2016 will be Sunday, December 18. Celebrate the holiday season dancing to the GIGMEISTERS with Alexander Mitchell (fiddle), Paul Oorts (button accordion, mandolin, banjo, guitar), David Wiesler (piano), and Ralph Gordon (bass).

 

MAVISH to Play Sunday Waltz November 6

halloween-waltz-1Back to back waltzes — yes! There’s another waltz this weekend. DON’T FORGET TO CHANGE YOUR CLOCKS so you can fully enjoy dancing to MAIVISH: Jaige Trudel, Adam Broome and Matthew Olwell. Beginner lesson at 2:45. Dancing from 3:30-6:00. No partner required. Admission $10 pp.

Halloween Dance

The Spanish Ballroom had beautiful light and fun decorations (thanks to the contra dance organizers) this past Sunday. Here are a few images by Candace Clifford.

Don’t forget we have two waltzes in a row with our next waltz on Sunday, November 6th.

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Sunday’s Waltz Features FREQUENT FLYERS

2014 Halloween Waltz

2014 Halloween Waltz

The Friday Night Dancers have decorated the ballroom for Halloween. Come out and enjoy FREQUENT FLYERS: Laura Light (fiddle, vocals), Dave Wiesler (piano, guitar), Anita Anderson (piano) and Julia Weatherford (cello), Sunday, October 30th. Beginner lesson at 2:45. Music from 3:30-6:00. No partner required. Admission $10 pp. Feel free to come in costume should the spirits move you!

Waverley Station to Play August 21

waltz6Sure it’s hot. So what? When you dance, you sweat out poisons. Think how pure you’ll feel after a few waltzes and a hambo or polka supplied by WAVERLEY STATION: David Knight (fiddle), Barbara Heitz (flute), Liz Donaldson (piano) and Ralph Gordon (bass). As always, there’s a beginner lesson at 2:45; music at 3:30. Admission $10. No partner needed. Please wear shoes that will be kind to the historic wood floor.

WALTZ MAGIC to perform on Sunday, August 7th

Waltz Magic plays waltz at Glen Echo in 2015. Photo by Candace Clifford

Waltz Magic plays for a waltz at Glen Echo in 2015. Photo by Candace Clifford

Note to the dance-starved: Prepare for a feast. WALTZ MAGIC, comprising some of the area’s best musicians — Alexander Mitchell (fiddle, mandolin, vocals), Barbara Heitz (flute), Liz Donaldson (piano) and Ralph Gordon (bass) — will play for the waltz this Sunday. Beginner lesson at 2:45. Music from 3:30-6:00. No partner required. A mere $10 for everything!