Lawrence, KS: Ad Astra Ball
— Sponsored by: The Ad Astra Ball
Featuring: Jerome Grisanti ~ The Euphoria String Band
Description: A civil war ball to celebrate Kansas’ 150th birthday, followed by a community barn dance. Includes same-day couples’ period dance class, afternoon tea, photographer, silent auction, and refreshments.
Dance styles include: Ballroom Contra English Vintage Multipl Dance
Note: Victorian period attire required until 8 p.m., soft soled shoes. No weapons of any kind allowed with uniforms.
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Price: $35 all day or $10 for community barn dance only
For more information: (785) 424-3752; (Email): de('organizer', 'org', 'adastraball');
Date for 2011: Saturday, March 19
(This event (festival #1578) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)