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Weekly Dance Basics Workshops (7:30 - 8:00pm)
Location: Clarkston Community Center*

Dance Basics Workshops are held each Friday before the dance. The price of the workshop is included with paid admission to the dance. New dancers are strongly encouraged to arrive no later than 7:20pm. The workshop includes a teaching session for the basic figures and courtesies. First time dancers also receive a free ticket to a future dance when they pay for admission to the current week's dance.
Weekly Friday Dances (8:00 - 1100pm)
Location: Clarkston Community Center*

• Admission: $9 (local bands) or $10 (out of town bands)
• Students with ID: $5
• Dancers under 16: $5
• Non-Dancers 16 and over: Regular or student admission
• Non-Dancers under 16: Free
1st, 3rd, and 5th Tuesday Dances (8:00 - 10:15pm)
Location: Messiah Lutheran Church

• Admission: $3/person
• Music is provided by a core band; other musicians are welcome to sit in. The core band selects and starts each tune; then the other musicians chime in. All dances are open mic for established and cub callers.
Bi-monthly Contra Potluck Dinners (7:00 - 8:00pm)
Location: Messiah Lutheran Church

• Potlucks are held on 3rd Tuesday of odd number months (Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Nov). Bring your favorite major (chocolate, chess pie) and/or minor (meat, vegetables, fruits, dairy, grains) food group offering.
Special Events

• Includes dance weekends, holiday dances, monthly CCD business meetings, community events, etc.

*The Clarkston Community Center is a public facility, which we share with individual / groups of non-dancers on Friday nights. As there is no place at CCC in which valuables can be secured you are urged to leave items that you value at home or carry them on your person while you dance. Anything brought into the Hall is at your own risk.

September 2014
Tue
9/2
Tony and the Tornados with Open Mic Calling
Doug Olsen (fiddle), Anne Lawing (guitar), Harvey Young (recorder), Jim Mullins (mandolin, guitar), Hal Rubinowitz (guitar)
8:00 - 10:15pm
$3
Host:
George Snyder

Thurs
9/4

Monthly CCD Business meeting
Scott Russel and Susan Davis' house
1838 Almeta Ave., Atlanta, GA 30307

7:00 - 8:30pm
All dancers are encouraged to attend
Fri
9/5
Dance Basics Workshop
7:30 - 8:00
Fri
9/5
Elftones with Cis Hinkle
Mara Shea (fiddle), Roger Gold (guitar)

Sound by John Maschinot

8:00 - 11:00pm
$10
Host:
Doug Singleton
Fri
9/12
Dance Basics Workshop
7:30 - 8:00
Fri
9/12
Peavine Creek with Seth Tepfer
Leslie Caldwell (fiddle), Albert Smith (fiddle), John Anderson (banjo, harmonica), Peter Jenkins (guitar), Pat Powers (bass)

Sound by Evan Kinney

8:00 - 11:00pm
$9
Host:
Doug Singleton
Tue
9/16
Bi-Monthly 3rd Tuesday Contra Potluck Dinner
Messiah Lutheran
7:00-8:00pm
Tue
9/16
AOB with Open Mic Calling
8:00 - 10:15pm
$3
Host:
George Snyder

Fri
9/19
Dance Basics Workshop
7:30 - 8:00
Fri
9/19
Avant Gardening Buddies with Jack Mitchell
Laura Light (fiddle), Robbin Marcus (piano), Dave Marcus (concertina)

Sound by Sally MacHenry

8:00 - 11:00pm
$9
Host:
Christin Whittington
Fri
9/26
Dance Basics Workshop
7:30 - 8:00
Fri
9/26
Ed & Elsie with Scott Russell
Ed Baggott (fiddle), Elsie Baggott (piano)

Sound by John Maschinot

8:00 - 11:00pm
$9
Host:
Jane Schindler
Tue
9/30
Hard Core with Open Mic Calling
8:00 - 10:15pm
$3
Host:
George Snyder

... AND BEYOND
Fri
10/17
Jamie Laval and Roger Gold
8:00 - 11:00pm
$10
Fri-Mon
11/7-9
2014 Atlanta Dance Weekend
The Wizard of Contra: One Dance Over the Rainbow

Elixir and Maivish
with Nils Fredland and Luke Donforth
REGISTER NOW!
Fri
11/14
Pete's Posse
Pete Sutherland (fiddle, guitar, banjo, piano), Oliver Scanlon (fiddle, mandolin, dobro, foot percussion), Tristan Henderson (guitar, bouzouki, mandolin, banjo, harmonica, jews harp, bodhran, snare drum, doumbek, foot percussion)
8:00 - 11:00pm
$10
Host:
Carole Bennett
Fri
11/21
Sassafras Stomp
Johanna Davis (fiddle), Adam Nordell (guitar)
8:00 - 11:00pm
$10
Host:
Christin Whittington
Fri
12/19
The Incorrigibles
Janie Rothfield (fiddle), Barb Kirchner (piano)
8:00 - 11:00pm
$10
Host:
Deanna Palumbo

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