Autumn Assembly
Sep
28
6:30 PM18:30

Autumn Assembly

You're invited to our Autumn Assembly - a Regency-themed fall dance party!  Enjoy a delightful evening packed full of exciting and beautiful dances at the charming Kinton Grange, featuring live music by experienced dance musicians George Penk (fiddle) and Heather Pinney (keyboard).

For dancers ages 13 through adult; limited to 100 dancers.

$15 per person. Early Bird tickets available through September 8th.

Please bring a plate of treats to share.

Click here to register for the dance!

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Literary Ball
Jul
27
3:30 PM15:30

Literary Ball

You are invited to the Literary Ball! Dress up as a favorite character from a book, and come for a delightful afternoon of beautiful and exciting English Country Dances! Featuring live music from a trio of professional dance musicians, this once-a-year outdoor ball is not to be missed!

Featuring live music by:

Erik Weberg, flute

Bill Tomczak, reeds & percussion

Sue Songer, keyboard

and sound design by John Oorthuys

For ages 13 through adult; no partner or previous experience required.

Early bird rates: $20 per person, $60 per family until July 8th, after which $23 per person, $70 per family.  Some work scholarships available; contact Laura for details.

Limited to 200 dancers.

Please bring a plate of food to share.

Click here to buy tickets

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Free English Country Dance Party
Apr
30
7:00 PM19:00

Free English Country Dance Party

English Country Dancing is elegant, exciting, and exuberant community dancing.  Enjoyed by Jane Austen and George Washington, this friendly and fun style of dance has had an enduring popularity for over four hundred years.   

Come give it a try at our free dance party! Ages 13 through adult, no partner or previous experience required.


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Twelfth Annual Twelfth Night Ball: A Christmas Carol
Jan
5
6:00 PM18:00

Twelfth Annual Twelfth Night Ball: A Christmas Carol

You're invited to the Twelfth Night Ball! 

Our annual Twelfth Night Ball is a wonderful way to wrap up the Christmas season, with great music, great company, and exciting English Country Dances! This year, we're going to have a Dickens "A Christmas Carol" theme, so break out your hoopskirts and top hats for a grand party at Fezziwigs!

Featuring live music by:

Betsy Branch, fiddle

Lisa Scott, piano

Bill Tomczak, winds

and professional sound design by John Oorthuys

For dancers ages thirteen through adult. No prior experience or partner required.

Early bird rate: $20 per person, or $55 for a family pass. After December 15th, $23 per person and $65 for a family pass. Some work scholarships available; contact Laura for details.

Limited to 200 dancers.

Attire: Victorian Era (mid-19th century) or Modern Formal.

Please bring a plate of treats to share.

Click here to register

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There & Back Again: A Hobbit's Ball
Sep
22
6:00 PM18:00

There & Back Again: A Hobbit's Ball

You're invited to Bilbo and Frodo's birthday party! Come celebrate with a hobbit-themed dance, featuring delightful English Country Dances to beautiful live music, provided by:

Betsy Branch, fiddle

Lisa Scott, piano

Bill Tomczak, winds

and professional sound design by John Oorthuys

For dancers ages thirteen through adult.  No partner or previous experience required.

Early Bird rate: $20 per person, or $55 for a family pass.  After September 5th, $23 per person or $65 for a family pass. At the door, $25 per person.

Limited to 200 dancers.

Attire: Hobbit wear, or from the wider Lord of the Rings world.  Costumes admired but not required; no scary costumes, please.

Please bring a plate of treats to share.

Click here to get tickets!

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Sep
13
7:00 PM19:00

Free Dance Party!

You are invited to a free English Country Dance Party! ECD is a form of elegant and exuberant community dancing. Come see for yourself why ECD has been popular for over four hundred years and is still vibrant and exciting today!

For ages thirteen through adult; no partner or previous experience required.

This free dance party is part of an ongoing series of weekly dances at the Kinton Grange. Please see our website for more details.

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11th Annual Twelfth Night Ball
Jan
6
6:00 PM18:00

11th Annual Twelfth Night Ball

Come for our 11th Annual Twelfth Night Ball!  A great way to wrap up the Christmas season, this ball is always held the first Saturday of the new year, just before school and work resume.

With excellent live music provided by:

Lisa Scott, piano

Erik Weberg, flute

George Penk, violin

Registration is open!  Click here for tickets.

Join the conversation on our Facebook event page.

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Autumn Assembly
Sep
22
7:00 PM19:00

Autumn Assembly

You're invited to our Autumn Assembly - a Regency-themed fall dance party!  Enjoy a delightful evening packed full of exciting and beautiful dances at the charming Kinton Grange.

For dancers ages 13 through adult; limited to 100 dancers.

$12 per person.

Please bring a plate of treats to share.

Tickets available here. 

The dance list for the evening (subject to change):

1.  Farmer's Joy

2.  Take a Dance

3.  Candles in the Dark

4.  Autumn in Amherst

5.  Square Line Special

6.  Silver September

7.  Leather Lake House

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8.  La Gavre

9.  Banish Misfortune

10.  Lovely Nancy 

11.  Rain on the Roof

12.  Spanish Waltz

13.  Aw Shucks

14.  Mairi's Wedding

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Jul
8
4:00 PM16:00

Animation Ball

You are invited to the Animation Ball! Come as your favorite animated character for a delightful afternoon of English Country Dancing on the beautiful grounds of Summerfield Farm. Dancing outside to exquisite live music, this is one event you won't want to miss!

Featuring live music by

Lisa Scott, piano

Laura Kuhlman, flute

Leslie Hirsch, violin

For dancers ages thirteen through adult. No partner or previous experience required. There will be a beginner's lesson a half hour before the ball begins.

Early bird rates: $20 per person, $60 per family, through June 17th. After June 17th, $23 per person, $65 per family. Some work scholarships available, contact Laura for details. 

Limited to 200 dancers.

Please bring a plate of food to share.

Click here to buy tickets.

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