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
Aug. 4: House party: Potluck and dance starting at 5pm.
Location: Jeanne & Henry's in San Jose. Email
(NordicFN@gmail.com) for directions.
Second (or Third) Saturdays before the
Second (or Third) Saturday Dance
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 firstname.lastname@example.org . 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 Feb 17, April 14, October 13, December 15,
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 email@example.com .
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
(both location and day may change, so call ahead).
August 25, 2018
Dave and Emma's Summer Party. Please join us for another
Scandinavian Dance Party on August 25th Starting at
As usual every dancer and friend is invited. Pot luck dinner.Please
let me know if you plan to stay overnight. 701 Grandview Road,
Sebastopol, Ca. 95472 707 494 3543 foremma at hotmail.com
Please pass the invitation to any dancer I might have missed or may
not have e-mails for.
October 12-14, 2018
NGLS Fall Stevne, Camp Norge, Alta CA. Norwegian
dance teaching by Mikkel Thompson and others. Details TBA. for
more info and registration zmcorcoran at gmail.com
Last update 8/2/2018
Please email suggestions and
schedule contributions to email@example.com
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