Scandinavian Folk Music and Folk Dance
Events in Northern California
Scandinavian Dance Class in Sacramento CA.
Four to six week sessions. 7-9:30 pm at Coloma Community Center, 4623 T St., Sacramento, CA,
95819. See http://www.folkdance.com/scandi/class.htm for more info. Classes continue in
1st, 3rd & 5th Mondays
Scandinavian Folk Dance Class, Santa Cruz, 7:30-9:30 pm,
Market Street Theater/SCO Clubhouse, 222 Market Street, Santa Cruz
CA. Instruction in Norwegian, Swedish, Danish and Finnish folk
dance by Ellen Moilanen. $2/session for SCO members, $3 for
others. Everyone welcome. For information see http://sites.google.com/site/scandsantacruz/
or call Ellen M. at 831-336-9972 or <email@example.com>
. On vacation July, August. Restarts September.
or (707) 996-8300 Classes continue in summer. On vacation July,
August. Restarts September.
Scandinavian Dance Class,
Petaluma CA. 7:15 to 9:15pm at Hermann Sons Hall in
Petaluma. We encourage anyone interested in Scandinavian
dancing to come, beginners especially. No partner
needed. Teaching by Vince Taylor, Emma
Charlebois. Info: Vince Taylor firstname.lastname@example.org
Nordahl Grieg Leikarring dance class and performance group. Everyone
welcome. Masonic Hall, 890 Church St., Mountain View, 7:00 - 9:30
p.m. Info: http://www.ngls.net
Contact: Anne Huberman or Greg Goodhue:
Scandiadans 7:00-10:00pm, at Oakland Nature Friends, 3115
Butters Dr., Oakland CA. New session starts in September.
Hwy 13 to Joaquin Miller Rd, east (up the hill)~ 1/2 mile, second
right onto Butters Dr., go another 1/2 mile. On the right, look
for post with 3115 on it (also “Scandiadans” sign). Take steep
driveway down to a large parking area. Call Jane or Frank Tripi at
(510) 654-3636 or
email@example.com for information. Teaching 7-8:30
Scandinavian Fiddle Class, 7:30-10:00 pm. usually at
the home of Anita Seigel in Los Altos, location may vary. See http://sites.google.com/site/nordicfootnotes/scandinavian-music-sessions
or call Jeanne Sawyer
jsawyer@SawyerPartnership.com for information and
location/time changes. You may ask to be placed on our class email
list. Continues throughout summer.
1st Fridays Monthly
1st Saturdays Monthly Jan. 6,
Feb. 3, Mar. 3, Apr. 7, May 5, June 2, 2018
Scandinavian Cultural Evening 7:30 p.m., usually at
Scandinavian Cultural Center, 240 Plymouth, Santa Cruz. See
special events calendar section for more info. Contact:
Michael or Ellen at <firstname.lastname@example.org>, (831)336-9972,
Nordic Footnotes 1st Saturday Scandinavian Dance Party
, 7:30 p.m. - midnight,
usually at St. Bede’s Episcopal Church
(Location may change), 2650 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park,
California 94025. Entrance to parking lot is on Monte Rosa, just
off Sand Hill Road. Teaching session 7:30-8:30 pm
before party. Cost $8. For information and directions see http://sites.google.com/site/nordicfootnotes/home
or contact Jeanne and Henry
jsawyer@SawyerPartnership.com , Sarah Kirton (650)968-3126 email@example.com
,or Jim Little and Linda Persson (650) 323-2256
firstname.lastname@example.org. No party December 2, 2017.
January 6 is our holiday party starting at 8 pm.
Second (or Third) Saturdays before the Second (or Third)
Open Sessions for Fiddlers, 2
- 5 pm afternoon before 2nd (or 3rd) Saturday dance at the home of
Fred Bialy, 1925 Hudson Street, El Cerrito, (510) 215-5974
or email@example.com . This is a practice session for the
Quarterly Second (or third) Saturday Scandinavian
Dance. Call ahead as meetings occasionally canceled or moved, and
times may vary.
Second (or Third) Saturdays Quarterly dates Oct. 14, Dec. 16,
Scandia 2nd or 3rd Saturday Dance (note dates above) usually
at Oakland Nature Friends, 3115 Butters Dr., Oakland CA.
Highway 13 to Joaquin Miller Rd east to Butters Dr.
Cost $7. Musicians are encouraged to come and play. Dance
teaching 7:30-8:30 pm, dance 8:30- 11:00 pm. For information call
Jane and Frank Tripi at (510) 654-3636 or firstname.lastname@example.org . Location
may vary. Does not meet in January, February, June, July,
August, September or November.
Second Sundays monthly - not currently meeting
Bameleikkaring (Children's Norwegian Dance) classes,
1:30 - 3:30 pm, at Nordahl Hall, 580 W. Parr Ave.,
Los Gatos. Contact Ginny Hansen (925) 634-0266 email@example.com
(both location and day may change, so call ahead).
Scandia Dance Parties in El
Camp Norge Folkedans Stevne, Alta, CA. Teaching
and teachers TBD. Info and registration http://ngls.net/folkedans-stevne/
For more info contact Zena Corcoran firstname.lastname@example.org or Meg
$8 Dance only; $12 Dance & Workshop
money goes toward venue & musicians)
Preview of Finnskogs on Youtube:
Britt-Marie & Sven
Stig & Helen
Petra Eriksson &
Jan. 20, 4:30-6:30 Dance Workshop, 6:30 Potluck, 7:30 Dance
Mar. 10, 3:30-6:30 Dance Workshop, 6:30 Potluck, 7:30 Dance
12, 3:30-6:30 Dance Workshop, 6:30 Potluck, 7:30 Dance Party
24, (Tentative), 3:30-6:30
Dance Workshop, 6:30 Potluck, 7:30 Dance Party
Hillside Community Church
1422 Navellier St.
(About 12 blocks from
El Cerrito Del Norte BART
For Mother Earth:
Please Carpool or BART if you can)
For more information
Feb. 17-18, 2018
Scandia Festival SF Bay Area, Albany CA. Dance
teachers Ewa and Tommy. Dance musician Sarah Kirton.
Saturday evening party at Nature Friends in Oakland.
More info and registration https://sites.google.com/view/scandia-festival-sf-bay-area
April 20-22, 2018
June 9-16, 2018
Scandia Camp Mendocino, Mendocino Woodlands, CA.
Featuring Music and Dance of Hallingdal, Norway and Värmland and
Bohuslän. For information and registration: http://scandiacampmendocino.org/
Last update 12/7/2017
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