Dance Weekend Schedule

Friday, April 24 8:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Wild Asparagus

Russel Acton Folk Center

Saturday, April 25 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Workshops

Russel Acton Folk Center

The Carlberg Dance Hall

Folk Center office

Saturday, April 25 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

Clean-up will begin at 7:15 PM

Evening buffet

Russel Acton Folk Center 

Saturday, April 25, 8:00 - 11:30 PM

Wild Asparagus

Russel Acton Folk Center

After party

11:30 PM - 2:00 AM at 128 North Broadway.

Russel Acton Folk Center

Sunday, April 26,

9:00 AM -10:30 AM

Breakfast

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Gospel and folk singing -

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Wild Asparagus

Open waltz, couples dances

From 12 PM - 2:30 PM

Wild Asparagus

Contra dance

Workshops - Saturday

Over the years Hands Four has been privileged to introduce a number of exciting and unusual workshops led by very skilled local and regional instructors. Each year we'll present 10-12 workshops. This year is no different. Workshops are offered on Saturday, April 28.

Russel Acton Folk Center

10:00 - 10:50: Waltz - Jan Pearce, Kelly Sikorski

10:50 - 11:45 : Hambo - Jan Pearce - Merrell Fuson

11:50 - 12:50: Caller's workshop, also about squares - George Marshall

1:00 - 2:00: Argentine Tango - Jan Pearce - Bob Fairchild

2:20 - 3:30: Playing in a contra dance band - Becky

3:45 - 5:00: Challenging contras - Wild Asparagus

6:00 - 7:15: Buffet (pre-paid only) at the folk center

7:30 - 7:55: Open waltz - Wild Asparagus

8:00 - 11:30: Contra dance - Wild Asparagus

128 N. Broadway (Carlberg's Dance Hall)

11:00 - 11:50 : English Country - Deborah Thompson, Susan and Stan Kramer.

1:00 - 1:50 : Appalachian dances - Frank Jenkins, Tom Cunningham

2:10 - 3:00 : Kerry Sets - Joe Wilkie, Tom Cunningham

3:15 - 4:00 : Shape note singing with Shirley Carlberg

11:30 PM - 2:00 AM: After party. Open band and calling.

Folk Center Office

Occasionally open for CD and music sales.

Playing in a contra dance band.

Workshop instructors include:


Noah VanNordstrand, Andrew VanNordstrand , Paula Harrison, Tim Lamm, Shirley Carlberg, Frank Jenkins, Joe Wilkie, Amy Englesberg, Deborah Thompson, Vicki Herndon, Beth Molaro.