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Scottish Country Dancing
Starting beginner level, Information at 414-962-8877 or 414-967-9793
\ Folk Dancers of the Fox Valley
Memorial Building, 640 Keyes St in Menasha
Teaching 7:00 to 8:00 with Request Dancing 7:00 to 9:30
Bring your own water please!
Contact Ginny at 920-729-0754 or WesthofenB@gmail.com
6255 N Santa Monica Blvd, Whitefish Bay, 8:00 to 9:30 PM, Call Micki at 414-964-4444
Good Samaritan Scandia Villas in Sister Bay, 7-8 PM, $3
Astor Dance Studio, 1228 N Astor St in Milwaukee, 7:30 to 8:00 PM,
Tuesday Night Folkdancers AKA International Dance-Milwaukee
Hart Park $4.00 or monthly pass at reduced rate ,
7300 W Chestnut Street, Wauwatosa
Doesn’t meet second Tuesday of each month! NO DANCING!
November 12th December 10th, 24th & 31st
Extra parking behind stadium as you enter the park, on the right.
6:30 PM Advanced International Folkdancing Class teaching Garden Room: 262-662-2293
Call Forest for information at 262-662-2293
November 5th, 19th, 26th Decemberr 3rd, 17th, 26th at American Legion
Dancing on December 26th is at The American Legion Hall, 92nd & Beloit
Bring a snack & wear a costume, bar service available. Holly Daze Party!
ADVANCED DANCING @ 6:30 PM
November 19th, 26th December 17th
Hale’s Corner Village Hall Library: Victorian Dancing
1st & 4th Tuesdays, 5635 S New Berlin Hall, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM, contact 414-427-3776 for more information.
Scheduled March 26th, April 9 & 23rd, May 14 & 21st, June 11th, July 9th & 23rd, August 6th & 20th, September 10th & 24th,
Bay View Lutheran Church, 340 Maple St in Sturgeon Bay, 7:00 to 8:30 PM, $3
Racine International Folkdancers
Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 2417 Drexel Ave in Racine,, 7:15 PM to 10:00 PM. Call 262-412-3354 for more information.
ETHNIC DANCE CHICAGO, Fridays, 8:00 PM to 12:00 AM, up to date schedules at www.ethnicdance.net/calendar
First Friday Irish Ceili, ICHC, 22ND + Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, live music, 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM, Family Folk Dancing, Hickory Grove, Call 414-345-8800 for more information.
First SaturdayJan 5th, Mar 2nd, April 6th & May 4th: Prairie Hill Contra Dance!. Lessons begin at 7:00 PM, $7, Dancing with caller and band 8:00 to 11:00 PM, No Street Shoes, BRING SHOES TO CHANGE INTO! Teaching before each dance. Located at Prairie Hill Wardorf School, Silvernail Road, Delafield, Wisconsin, call 262-560-1438, or www.delafieldcontra.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
English Country Dance, Lutheran Home, 76TH & North, call Karen or Bill at 262-780-1488, 2nd & 4th Saturday @ 5:00 PM, Schedule subject to change. Check http://hmads.net
Ceilis on third Saturday, ICHC. Call 414-345-8800 for information.
Scottish Country Dancing Beginners Class, Call Sister Dorcas at 262-363-8489
HOLIDAY FOLKFAIR INTERNATIONAL on November 22nd, 23rd & 24th at The State Fair Par, Wuconsin Expo Center
Check out their site at www.folkfair.org for schedules and details. On Saturday from 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon in The Music Pavilon come hear the Med-East Beat Orchestra. From 1:00 to 3:00 PM in The Coffee House area you can hear Ethnicity Orchestra. At 6:30 PM you can hear Slaboda Orchestra in The Music Pavilion area. Then there is the PARTY with Izvor Orchestra afterwards at The American Legion Hall, 92nd Street & Beloit Road, $7 id separate admission.
Folklore Village has events every month. Check out their site at http://www.folklorevillage.org
Jim Sambol plays International Music each Monday at the Anodyne Café, 2920 Kinnickinnic Avenue, 11:00 to 1:00 PM, no room for dancing!
Dancing in Door County, call for schedule, Grace at 920-421-2985.
The Society of Folk Dance Historians publishes man items of interest to folk dancers including directories, etc. Contact them at 2100 Rio Grande St, Austin TX, 78705 or SOFDH@juno.com
Dancing in Door County, call Grace for schedule, 920-421-2985...
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Other Milwaukee area Dance Links
Milwaukee Scottish Country Dancers at http://milwaukeescd.org/