Schedule of Events:

Friday,May 3- A special extra Friday night dance 8 – 11pm (7:30 beginner's workshop):
Congregational Church of Mercer Island 4545 Island Crest Way, Mercer Island, WA

This dance is open to all. The fee is included with the Cascadia registration.

Laura Me Smith and Russell Owen will call; Kimberly McKittrick, Fred Nussbaum, Julie King and Dave Bartley will play.

All Saturday and Sunday events open only to Weekend Registrants - Program subject to all kinds of changes!!

Saturday, May 4at the Polish Home, 1714 – 18th Ave., Seattle (one block north of Madison, on Capital Hill)


9:30 - 11:00 Workshop 1 - Top of the Morning
A selection to start the day: To warm our bodies and our brains, with a range of energy levels and formations

11:15 - 12:45 Workshop 2 - Andrew Shaw reconstructions
A mix of simple and complex material, touring through some of the dances of early 1700's

12:45 - 1:45 Lunch will be included with the registration.

1:45 - 3:15 Workshop 3 - Blurring the lines
An exploration of the intertidal zone between Contras and ECD. Be readly to stretch your boundaries!

3:30 - 5:00 Workshop 4 - Dances for those who will know them
The dances will be walked through, but not called. Bring your sense of humor!

8 - 11pm Dance Party :


Sunday, May 5at the Polish Home

10 - 11:30 Workshop 5 - Let's Twist again....
Dances with a twist in orientation, formation. A bit more challenging, with a larger proportion of set dances.

11:45 -1:15 Final Dance - The last dance
Including a reprise of the weekend's favorites...