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 - Ann Percival

11:15 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, Tom Cunningham

10:55 - 11:45 : Hambo - Jan Pearce - Merrell Fuson, Tom Cunningham

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, bring your instrument - Becky Tracy and David Cantieni

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

6:00 - 7:10: 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, t-shirt, and music sales.

Playing in a contra dance band.

Workshop instructors include:


Merrell Fuson, Kelly Sikorsky, Shirley Carlberg, Frank Jenkins, Deborah Thompson, Jan Pearce, Howard Carlberg, George Marshall, Becky Tracy, David Cantieni, Ann Percival, Mark Murphy, Susan Kramer, Stan Kramer, Bob Fairchild, Tom Cunningham.