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Videos of dances listed in upcoming Ball/ Event programs

Across The Lake 2017

Link to event information
Elley-Long Music Center at St. Michael's College
223 Ethan Allen Lane, Colchester, Vermont (near Burlington)
June 9-11, 2017
video links (+1 animation) for 56 of 64 dances

The dances as called at Across the Lake may be different from the videos. These videos will give you a feel for the event's dance programs; they are not posted to be studied and/or memorized, All dances at Across the Lake will be taught and walked through by the caller, then prompted to the music.

Whately Ball

Ball info
Hayedenville Rd and Masterson Rd, Whately, MA
June 24, 2017
Video links for 14 of 18 dances




Videos of dances listed for  past  Ball/ Event programs chronologically beginning with the most recent




31st Annual Washington Spring Ball

Ball info on FSGW website: sheet music, instructions, videos registration etc,
Silver Spring, MD
May 20 2017
Video links for 18 of 18 dances


The Reel Nutmeg Ball


Ball info
Keeney Memorial Cultural Center, 200 Main St, Wethersfield CT
May 13, 2017
Video links for  16 of 18 dances

2017 Binghamton Ball


Ball info on Binghamton Dance website
94 Court St, Binghamton, NY
April 8/9, 2017
Video links for 12 of 14 dances

 

Germantown Country Dancers: Playford Ball


Ball info on CDW website
Mamaroneck, NY
March 25, 2017
Video links for 16 of 20 dances

 

Country Dancers of Westchester: A Celebration of Spring

Ball info on GCD website
St Thomas Malankara Orthodox Church
1009 Unruh St., Philadelphia, PA
December 3, 2016

Baltimore Folk Song Society: Autumn Assembly

link to event information including dance instructions
The Church of the Redeemer, 5603 N. Charles St., Baltimore. MD
Oct 15, 2016 
Video links for all 18 dances.  The video links below now mirror the selections posted on the BFSS site

Elm City Ball

link to Ball information
High Lane Club, 40 High Lane, North Haven, CT
Oct 8, 2016 
Video links for 16 of 20 dances

 

Whately Ball

link to Ball information
Whately Ball, Hayedenville Rd and Masterson Rd, Whately, MA,
Saturday, June 25, 2016 
Video links for 16 of 18 dances

2016  Binghamton Ball & Sunday Brunch

link to Ball flyer
Polish Community Center, 347 Prospect ST
Binghamton, NY
April 2, 2016 (Ball) April 3 Brunch
Video links for 14  of 18 dances

 

Country Dance * New York Playford Ball

link to Ball information
Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church
152 West 66th ST, New York City
Video lings to 19 of 21 dances
April 9 2016

 

 

30th Annual Washington Spring Ball

link to Ball information
Silver Spring Civic Building
One Veteran's Plaza, Silver Spring, MD
Video links for 18 of 18 dances
May 14 2016 

A Celebration of Spring

link to Ball information
Parish Hall, St. Thomas' Episcopal Church
168 W. Boston Post Rd,  Mamaroneck, NY
Mar 21, 2015 
Video links or animations for 17 for of 21 dances

Note that this list has has not been reviewed by the callers.

Binghamton Ball

flyer with Ball information
Polish Community Center 347 Prospect ST Binghamton, NY
March 28,2015
Video links and/or animations for 15  of 18 dances

 

CD*NY Playford Ball.

link to Ball information
Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims 75 Hicks St, Brooklyn Heights
April 11,2015
Video links and/or animations for 17  of 21 dances

 

Assembly at Norwich

link to event information (enter "Assembly at Norwich" and, if needed, "Norwich, CT" for location)
Teal House, 9 Chelsea Parade South, Norwich, CT
Aprtil 18, 2015
Video links and/or animations for 17  of 17 dances

 

29th Annual Washington Spring Ball.

link to Ball information
Cherry Hill Park , College Park, MD
May 9, 2015
Video links and/or animations for 17  of 18 dances

 

The Reel Nutmeg Ball

Link to event information
Keeny Memorial Cultural Center, 200 Main ST, Wethersfield, CT.
May 9, 2015. 

The links below have not been reviewed by callers

  • Carolina Farewell
  • Charlene's Celebration
  • Childgrove
  • La Gavre
  • Halsway Manners
  • Hambleton's Round O
  • Jack's Health
  • Leather Lake House
  • Miss de Jersey's Memorial
  • Mount Hills
  • The Old Batchelor
  • Rebecka Ridinghoode
  • Sam's Maggot
  • The Treasure of the Big Woods
  • Waterfall Waltz
  • Water Lilies
  • Whiskey Before Dinner

 

Across The Lake

Link to event information
223 Ethan Allen Lane, Colchester, Vermont  (near Burlington)
June12-14, 2015 Friday Evening 8:00 - 11 pm: Colin Hume & Bare Necessities
       Welcome Dance for All

 

The dances as called at Across the Lake may be different from the videos. These videos will give you a feel for the event's dance programs; they are not posted to be studied and/or memorized, All dances at Across the Lake will be taught and walked through by the caller, then prompted to the music

 Saturday 1:30-4:30: Colin Hume & Bare Necessities
     Challenging dances for experienced dancers

  • The Bunch of Fives - no video
  • Dick's Maggot - no suitable video
  • Dunham Oaks
  • Emma's Waltz - no video
  • F&B, P&A  -no video
  • Farewell to The Shore -no video
  • The Fast Packet -no video
  • Good Man of Cambridge
  • The Lacemaker -no video
  • La Russe (to be danced w/ arches after the actives promenade inside)
  • Love's Triumph -(3-couple set) no suitable video available
  • Pins and Needles -no video
  • Turn of The Tide
  • The Welsh Rabbit -no video
  • Extra: Barely Reel -no video
  • Extra: Find the Lady (5 couple version) -no video
  • Extra: The Retiring Librarian

Saturday Night  8:00 - 11 pm: Dress-Up Gala with
David Millstone & Bare Necessities

BFMS 40th Anniversary Playford Ball


The Church of the Redeemer, 5603 North Charles Street,
Baltimore 21210..  Sat, Oct 3, 2015  Review 1:30-4 Potluck nearby Reception 6:30 Dance 7-11
Link to Ball information.

Baltimore Playford Ball

Baltimore Folk Music Society  link to Ball info
5603 N. Charles ST, Baltimore, MD 21210 MD, October 11, 2014
links to 18 of 20  dances

GCD Playford Ball


Saint Thomas Malankara Orthodox Church
1009 Unruh ST, Philadelphia PA
Dec 5, 2015   Link to Ball information
GCD has posted these videos on their site        * denotes  GCD video

 

Across the Lake ECD Weekend

Burlington Country Dancers link to  info
Keeney Memorial Cultural Center,
200 Main St., Colchester, VT, June 13-15 10, 2014
links to 35 of 54  dances

 

* Alternates

The Reel Nutmeg Ball

The Vintage Dance Society link to Ball info
Keeney Memorial Cultural Center, 200 Main St.,
Wethersfield, CT, May 10, 2014
links to 13 of 18  dances

28th Annual Washington Spring Ball

Folklore Society of Greater Washington link to Ball info
Cherry Hill Park,  College Park, MD, May 17, 2014
links to 15 of 18  dances

 

A Celebration of Spring

Country Dancers of Westchester, Inc  link to Ball info
Mamaroneck, NY, PA  March 22, 2014
links to 13 of 21 dances

 

2014 Binghamton Ball

Binghamton English Country Dancers link to Ball info
Binghamton, NY March 29, 2014
links to 9 of 16  dances

Playford Ball

Country Dance*New York  link to Ball info (not yet available)
Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn, NY April 5, 2014
links to 12 of 21  dances

2014 Spring Assembly Ball

Dover English Country Dancers  link to Ball info
Dover, DE, April 10, 2014
links to 14 of 16  dances

Elm City Assembly

New Haven Country Dancers and
the New Haven Ball Committee link to Ball info
New Haven, CT January 25, 2014
links to 16 of 20 dances

Predominantly Playford Ball

Germantown Country Dancers  link to Ball info
Philadelphia, PA  December 7, 2013
links to 11 of 22 dances