Harvest Moon Dance Weekend 2017

Music by Bare Necessities

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Jacqueline Schwab – Mary Lea – Earl Gaddis – Kate Barnes

With guest caller Bruce Hamilton


General information

This year’s Harvest Moon Dance Weekend took place on October 13-15, 2017.

Many thanks to all who attended, and especially to our musicians and caller for an excellent weekend!

The weekend’s final program of dances is below:

FRIDAY NIGHT
Jacob Hall’s Jig
Early One Morning
Our Brief Encounters
For Kay
Cornish 6-Hand Reel
Fine Companions Waltz
~~ break ~~
Scotch Morris
Passages
Impropriety
Vermont Friends

SATURDAY MORNING  — Expanding your bubble
Pentonville
Key to the Cellar
Harlequin
Orleans Baffled
Long Odds
Saint Margaret’s Hill
Elephants Stairs

SATURDAY AFTERNOON — Dances that need extra time or focus, but  repay the effort.
Pleasure Vest
Quite Carr-ied Away
Noisette
Dunsmuir Waltz
Jack’s Health (for fun, and to end with a longways)

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mistwold
The Mulberry Garden
Saint Margaret’s Hill
Apollo’s Hunt
Trip to Provence
Crossroads
The Homecoming
~~ break ~~
The Willow Tree
Jack’s Maggot
Elephants Stairs
Leather Lake House

SUNDAY — wind-down
Reunions
Turning by Threes
Beautyberry
Rob’s Reel
The Flighty Nymph
Shepherds Round
Sally In Our Alley
~~ break ~~
Woodshed
After Dinner Maggot
Red and All Red
Foxfire
The Potter’s Wheel
Mr. Isaac’s Maggot

All events, except for the brunch, were held at:

The Nineteenth Century Club
178 Forest Ave., Oak Park, IL 60301

The Harvest Moon Dance Weekend is not specifically an advanced dance event, but we do ask that everyone attending have some experience with English country dancing.


Schedule:

Friday, October 13

  • 7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. HMDW Welcome Dance

Saturday, October 14

  • 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Dance Workshop
  • 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Dance Workshop
  • 7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Harvest Moon Ball

Sunday, October 15

  • 11:00 a.m. – ? Brunch at Randi Woodworth’s house
  • 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Farewell Dance

For more information, please contact us at: ChicagolandECD@gmail.com.

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