Dear Friends of the Whately Dance Barn:

As a supplement to the email invitations we have sent (or will send), please note the information below, including directions to our home. If you have not received an email message from us, please note that the Whately Barn is a private space at our home which we use, from time to time, for dancing with our many friends who share the same passion for dancing. If you have any questions, please contact Richard or Flora at florafauna*atsymbol*comcast.net, or call (413) 665-0484.

Coming up:

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Whately Ball Prep Sessions

(Ball is on Sat., June 25, 2016)

geared toward newcomers to English Country Dance and those who have registered for the Whately Ball

Beginners and experienced dancers are all welcome!

led by

Mary Jones

Tuesdays:  May 24, May 31, Jun. 7, & Jun. 14, 2016

7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

at the

Whately Barn

 

Whately Ball Program, 2016

 

Lilliburlero, Our Brief Encounters, Emperor of the Moon, Whately Barn, The Tall & The Short,
Up with Aily, Miss de Jersey’s Memorial, Bloomsberry Market, Key to the Cellar,
Autumn in Amherst, Felicity, Sapphire Sea, Hambleton’s Round O, The Slof Galliard,
Smithy Hill, Hudson Barn, Red and All Red, Softly Good Tummas

 

For more information, contact Mary at maryjones-put the at sign in here-pobox.com.

 

Click here for directions

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Amherst International Folk Dancing

Normally held at the Bangs Community Center and Unitarian Meetinghouse, this weekly dance moves to Whately on:

Fridays:  June 3, June 10, July 1, July 15, July 29, August 5, 2016

(all other Fridays in June, July and August will be held at the Unitarian Meetinghouse)

Time:  7:30 – 10:00 p.m.

Click here for directions

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Second Saturday English Country Dance

Normally held at the Munson Library, this dance will move to Whately in June and July.

 

Saturday, June 11, 2016

 (dance and Silent/Chinese Auction Night!)

 

and

 

Saturday, July 9, 2016

7:30 – 10:30 p.m.

at the

 Whately Barn

Save the dates and watch for our email invitation.

Click here for directions

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Whately Ball

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Caller:  Mary Jones

Ball Musicians:  Pat MacPherson, Doug Creighton, and Mary Lea

Afternoon Practice Session Musician:  Carol Compton

The Ball is full but we are accepting registrations for our waiting list.

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Monday Night English Country Dance

Normally held at the Munson Library in So. Amherst, comes to Whately in July and first part of August:

Mondays:  July 4, July 11, July 18, July 25, Aug. 1, Aug. 8, 2016

(the dance returns to the Munson Library on Sept. 5, 2016)

7:00 – 9:30 p.m.

Whately Barn

Save the dates and watch for our email invitation!

Click here for directions

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International Folk Dance

with

Zdravets

Saturday, October 22, 2016

7:30 – 10:30 p.m.

 

Save the date and watch for our email invitation!

Click here for directions

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International Folk Dance

with

Balkan Fields

Saturday, November 19, 2016

7:30 – 10:30 p.m.

for more information about Balkan Fields, check out

http://turtleledge.wix.com/balkanfieldsband

 

Save the date and watch for our email invitation!

Click here for directions

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Mostly Waltz

Sunday, November 20, 2016

2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

with musicians

Karen Axelrod, Eric Martin and Rachel Bell

Save the date and watch for our email invitation!

Click here for directions

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Other dances are "in the works" so we encourage you to check this web site periodically and/or watch for our email flyers.

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Please remember that should you come to one of our dances,

please bring clean, non-street, soft-soled shoes to protect the dance floor.

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Click here for directions

These events at: Richard and Flora's Whately Dance Barn

(halfway between Greenfield and Northampton, MA - an easy 6 minutes off Rt. 91)

 

The Whately Dance Barn is a private space at our home which we use, from time to time, for dancing with our many friends who share the same passion for dance. We are not public, we are not a business, and we do not rent out our hall. If you have any questions or wish more information, contact Flora or Richard at florafauna*atsymbol*comcast.net, or call (413) 665-0484.

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