Information for Mad Robin Ball Dancers

2022 Ball Program by Alan Winston

Ashford AnniversaryMadeira Dream
Bertie’s BirthdayMeeting and Parting
The Disbanded OfficerMiss de Jersey’s Memorial
The FandangoMovement Afoot
The Farmer’s JoyNew Decade Waltz
First LadySoftly, Good Tummas
Hambleton’s Round OWoodshed

Ball booklets with dance instructions will be mailed to those registered by May 25.  Others can pick their booklets up at the ball workshop.  At the ball, dances will get a brief walk-through and will be prompted during the first few rounds.


Saturday, June 4, 2022, Hermann Sons Hall, Petaluma

2:00 – 5:00Ball workshop, led by Kalia Kliban with Bill Jensen & Jon Berger
5:00 – 6:30Dinner on your own, hall closed for ball prep
6:30Doors open
7:30 – 11:00Dancing, with break for refreshments

Sunday, June 5, 2022, Sebastopol

10:30 – 1:30Potluck picnic brunch in Ives Park, 7400 Willow St., Sebastopol
2:00 – 4:30Dance led by Alan Winston with music by Larry Unger and Audrey Knuth at Wischemann Hall, Sebastopol. Registration required

Register for the ball and workshop. 

Register for the Sunday afternoon dance.

Health Precautions For All Dance Events

  • All attendees must be fully vaccinated, including at least one booster dose.  As per direction from the North Bay Country Dance Society board, we require proof of vaccination and booster, no exceptions.  For those who have not already done so for the regular Sebastopol dance, please email proof of your vaccination and booster shots to Tom Spittler at or mail a copy to: Tom Spittler, 185 Dutton Ave., Sebastopol, CA 95472.
  • Appropriate masks must be worn indoors.  N95, KN95, KF94 and technical cloth masks, such as Enro Tech Mask, Happy Mask Pro, Proper Cloth Mask, Graf Lantz Zenbu Mask, and Kitsbow Face Mask, are acceptable. Your old cloth masks will need to be retired for our dances.
  • At the ball, individual snack boxes will be provided at the break to be enjoyed outdoors.  You may indicate on the registration form any dietary restrictions and we will try to accomodate.
  • Please realize that dancing poses a potential risk, even to those who are vaccinated. If you have a compromised immune system, please wait and come when you feel it would be safe.
  • If you are not feeling well the day of the dance please stay home to protect yourself and others.
  • Please avoid wearing any scented products.

Related Events

The NBCDS Petaluma Contra Dance Sunday night will feature Alan Winston calling with Larry Unger and Audrey Knuth.