Saturday, September 7, 2019
Alameda Elks Lodge
2255 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda
Doors Open: 6:30 p.m.
Dance Lesson: 7:00 p.m.
Dancing Begins: 8:00 p.m.
Tickets: $20.00 in advance (by August 31)
At the door: $25.00
Live Music by Bangers and Mash
Advance tickets may be ordered by sending a check or money order to:
PO Box 2321
Alameda, CA 94501
You may also purchase tickets until August 31 with a credit card using the PayPal system:
Join us for a Rip-Roaring dance hall party at our recreation of the notorious Bella Union dance hall in Gold Rush San Francisco.
After the 7 pm pre-ball Victorian dance lesson, Bangers & Mash plays an evening of popular dance music from mid-century America - from waltzes, polkas, mazurka waltzes, and schottisches to set dances, quadrilles, reels, and mixers. No partners needed and all pattern dances will be taught and called.
Gold Rush era costume (1840's - 1850's informal or evening wear - any class), Old West costume, Saloon Girl/Dance Hall Girl costume, or modern evening dress is admired but not required.
Our usual excellent No Host bar will be available (That means you pay for your own drinks, pardner!) and a light snack buffet will be served (You potluck finger food contributions are very welcome!).
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