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Masquerade Ball

Rochester, NY

(Sep 23, 2016)


Masquerade Ball
Saturday, October 29, 2016
6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

First Baptist Church
175 Allens Creek Rd, Rochester, NY 14618

Admission $25, students $15

More information:

ROCHESTER, NEW YORK – Join the Country Dancers of Rochester for a Masquerade Ball of English country dances. This event is a fundraiser for the English country dance series. Live music will provided by Molly Jaynes on violin, Jane Knoeck on piano, and Gordon Bonnet on flute. Caller Pamela Goddard will lead the dances.

There will be an Orientation / refresher session at 6 pm, dancing starts at 6:30 pm. Beginners are welcome and no partner is necessary. Enchanting refreshments will be served at the break. Halloween costumes are encouraged!

About the Country Dancers of Rochester –

Country Dancers of Rochester (CDR) sponsors traditional New England Contra Dances and English Country Dances. We dance in community twice weekly to live music. The dances are participatory, open to all, with live music, smoke-free and alcohol-free. Newcomers are always welcome. Dances are taught and prompted, with more teaching at the beginning of the evening. No partner or special dress needed — dress comfortably and wear soft-soled, low-heeled shoes.

Contra dances take place on Thursdays from 7:30 -10:30 pm at Covenant United Methodist Church, 1124 Culver Road, Rochester, NY 14609. Admission is $9 ($8 members and students, $2 ages 17 & under).

English country dances take place on Sundays (except fifth Sundays) from 6:30 – 9:30 pm at First Baptist Church, 175 Allens Creek Rd., Rochester, NY 14618. Admission is $9 ($8 members and students, ages 17 & under are free).

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