Scottish Country Dancing in the Washington, D.C. Area, the Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia Branches of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society

Calendar of Events

February 2020 March 2020 April 2020 Upcoming in 2020

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Sunday, February 23, 2020
Something new: Snowdrop Dance Preview
with devisors Jay Andrews and Elizabeth Holtan
Jay and Elizabeth will lead participants through a selection of dances
on the program; you'll dance to CDs.

3-5 p.m., Local Motion Project Dance Studio
2377 Dove Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
Admission: $5

Saturday, February 29, 2020
SASMM Burns Night
5:30 PM - click above link for reservations!
Urbana Department Fire Hall


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Sunday, March 1, 2020
Fiddle Club Scottish Dance Party
2:00 p.m., Ballroom Back Room (NEW LOCATION), Glen Echo Park (Park Map), Glen Echo, MD
Music: The Potomac Valley Scottish Fiddle Club

Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Northern Virginia Class Dance Party
7:30 p.m., The Athenaeum
201 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
Music by Waverley Station:
David Knight, fiddle, and Liz Donaldson, piano
Admission: Free to those who have paid spring 2020 tuition;
$8 all others

Saturday, March 7, 2020
Snowdrop Dance
1 p.m. (12:15 p.m. review), St. Stephen's/St. Agnes Lower School
400 Fontaine St., Alexandria, VA 22302
Music: Becky Ross, fiddle and Liz Donaldson, piano
Details coming soon!

Saturday, March 21, 2020
Richmond St. Patrick's Day Dance
2 p.m., The Dance Space, 6004-A, West Broad St., Richmond VA
Music: Tim Macdonald and Jeremy Ward, from Chicago
Admission: $22
Cribs and videos
Light refreshments will be served during intermission.

Saturday-Sunday, March 21-22, 2020
39th Pittsburgh Highland Ball Weekend
Teacher: Tine McKay, Mountville, PA
Music: Highland Square - Elissa Hock-Wimmer (piano), Fred Mamula (fiddle), Jack Lindberg(flute/whistle/banjo), Arthur McNair (Accordion)

Sunday, March 29, 2020
Beginners' Boost (PDF)
For newer dancers and those who wish to polish the basics.
2 p.m. (arrival 1:45 p.m., warmups at 2) to 3:30 p.m. at the
Del Ray United Methodist Church
100 East Windsor Ave., Alexandria, VA 22301. Entrance to the social Hall is on side street - Clyde Street.
Teacher: Maria Ward
Music: Becky Ross, fiddle
Admission: $10; students with ID $5

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Saturday, April 25, 2020
2020 Capital Weekend Workshop and Ball
Walkersville Town Hall, Walkersville, MD
Teacher: Susan Tumlin, Atlanta, GA
Stay Tuned for updates!

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Friday - Sunday, May 8-10, 2020
Boston Branch Highland Ball Weekend
First Parish Church, 349 Boston Post Road
Weston, MA

Sunday, May 17, 2020
Baltimore Spring Tea Dance
2:00 PM to 6:00 PM; $20 (students $15)
Catonsville Presbyterian Church
1400 Frederick Road, Catonsville, MD
Music by Terpsichore: Elke Baker - fiddle, Liz Donaldson - piano, and Marty Taylor - winds and concertina
Check back later for program

July 26 - August 2
TAC Summer School