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St. John’s Episcopal Church, Petaluma

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40 Fifth Street
Petaluma, CA 94952 United States

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Marin (UUCM) hall was inadvertently double-booked for the 12/14 NBCDS contra dance. Many thanks to St. John’s Episcopal in Petaluma for making their social hall available for Saturday night’s dance. The hall is located on C Street between 5th and 6th Streets.

November 2016

San Rafael Contra Dance

November 12, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Petaluma, 40 Fifth Street
Petaluma, CA 94952 United States
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January 2017

San Rafael Contra Dance

January 14, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Petaluma, 40 Fifth Street
Petaluma, CA 94952 United States
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San Rafael Contra Dance

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February 2017

San Rafael Contra Dance

February 11, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Petaluma, 40 Fifth Street
Petaluma, CA 94952 United States
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Caller: Yoyo Zhou Band: WiNgNuts Chris Knepper - fiddle and mandolin Will Wheeler - guitar Isele Phoenix - flute Sound: Marty Brenneis Dance Managers: Prices: $10 NBCDS/CDSS-affiliate members; $12 non-members; $5 U30, FT students w/ID, and financial hardship; $2 ages 6-17

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April 2017

San Rafael Contra Dance

April 8, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Petaluma, 40 Fifth Street
Petaluma, CA 94952 United States
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Caller: Jim Saxe Band: Deniz Akin (banjo, guitar, piano, bodhran), Obin Sturm (fiddle, banjo, guitar) Beginner’s Lesson at 7:30 Prices: $10 NBCDS/CDSS-affiliate members; $12 non-members; $5 under 30, FT students w/ID, and financial hardship; $2 ages 6-17

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May 2017

San Rafael Contra Dance

May 13, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Petaluma, 40 Fifth Street
Petaluma, CA 94952 United States
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Caller:  Celia Ramsey Band:  Steam Packet: Richard Mandel (guitar), Erin Shrader (fiddle), Charlie Hancock (accordion) Beginner’s Lesson at 7:30 Prices: $10 NBCDS/CDSS-affiliate members; $12 non-members; $5 under 30, FT students w/ID, and financial hardship; $2 ages 6-17

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June 2017

San Rafael Contra Dance

June 10, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Petaluma, 40 Fifth Street
Petaluma, CA 94952 United States
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Caller:  Mike Fynan Band:  Chris Knepper (fiddle, mandolin), Charlie Hancock (piano), Adrianne Ciccone (fiddle) Beginner’s Lesson at 7:30 Prices: $10 NBCDS/CDSS-affiliate members; $12 non-members; $5 under 30, FT students w/ID, and financial hardship; $2 ages 6-17

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Special San Rafael Pre-AmWeek Contra Dance

June 30, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Petaluma, 40 Fifth Street
Petaluma, CA 94952 United States
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This will be another high energy dance as we have caller: Deb Comly (AZ) and special band: Joyride traveling here for American Week Music Camp but we get them first!

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July 2017

San Rafael Contra Dance

July 8, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Petaluma, 40 Fifth Street
Petaluma, CA 94952 United States
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Come out and dance to Bay Area favorite caller Kelsey Hartman!

Our band is the Roadoilers: John Pederson (banjo and fiddle), Mike Drayton (fiddle), and Chris Carney (guitar)

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October 2017

San Rafael Contra Dance-Cancelled

October 14, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Petaluma, 40 Fifth Street
Petaluma, CA 94952 United States
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Dance cancelled due to poor air quality. Our thoughts and prayers are with our dance friends who have lost their homes and had to evacuate in this tragedy.

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November 2017

San Rafael Contra Dance

November 11, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Petaluma, 40 Fifth Street
Petaluma, CA 94952 United States
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Caller: Erik Hoffman

Band: Stringfire Erik Levins (bass) , Patti Cobb (piano) , Shira Kammen (fiddle)

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December 2017

San Rafael Contra Dance

December 9, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Petaluma, 40 Fifth Street
Petaluma, CA 94952 United States
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Caller: Kalia Kliban
Band: John Croizat-fiddle, Rebecca King-piano, Topher Gayle-Various string instruments, percussion

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January 2018

San Rafael Contra Dance

January 13, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Petaluma, 40 Fifth Street
Petaluma, CA 94952 United States
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Band: Richard Mandel (guitar), Erin Schrader (fiddle), Paul Kotapish (guitar & mandolin) Caller: Chuck Galt  Beginner’s Lesson at 7:30pm Prices: $10 NBCDS/CDSS-affiliate members; $12 non-members; $5 under 30, FT students w/ID, and financial hardship; $2 ages 6-17

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February 2018

San Rafael Contra Dance

February 10, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Petaluma, 40 Fifth Street
Petaluma, CA 94952 United States
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Band:  Creatures of Habit: Bobbi Nikles (fiddle) Dan Warrick (banjo & guitar), Paul Kotapish (guitar & mandolin)

Caller: Claire Takemori

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March 2018

San Rafael Contra Dance

March 10, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Petaluma, 40 Fifth Street
Petaluma, CA 94952 United States
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 Band: Uncle Farmer: Ben Schreiber (fiddle)  Mike Sokolovsky (guitar) Caller: Susan Petrick  Beginner’s Lesson at 7:30pm Prices: $10 NBCDS/CDSS-affiliate members; $12 non-members; $5 under 30, FT students w/ID, and financial hardship; $2 ages 6-17

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April 2018

San Rafael Contra Dance

April 14, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Petaluma, 40 Fifth Street
Petaluma, CA 94952 United States
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Caller: Michael Fynan

Band: Adrianna Ciccone (fiddle), Sumaia Jackson (fiddle), Christopher Jacoby (guitar)

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May 2018

San Rafael contra dance

May 13, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Petaluma, 40 Fifth Street
Petaluma, CA 94952 United States
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Yes, the San Rafael dance is on SUNDAY this month from 4-7 due to UUCM scheduling conflict! Caller: Kelsey Hartman Band: WiNgNuts Chris Knepper, fiddle & mandolin, Will Wheeler, guitar & foot percussion, Isele Phoenix, flute Beginner’s Lesson at 3:30 p.m. Prices: $10 NBCDS/CDSS-affiliate members; $12 non-members; $5 under 30, FT students w/ID, and financial hardship; $2 ages 6-17 We are a scent free community as some of us are allergic. Please bring a snack to share if you can.

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June 2018

San Rafael contra dance

June 9, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Petaluma, 40 Fifth Street
Petaluma, CA 94952 United States
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Caller: Yoyo Zhou

Band: BLAM!

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July 2018

San Rafael Contra Dance

July 14, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Petaluma, 40 Fifth Street
Petaluma, CA 94952 United States
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Caller: Lynn Ackerson

Band: Whimsical: Debra Tayleur, piano; Regan Hemphill, fiddle; Beth Christian, cello; Roxanne Olivia, accordian, flute, and percussion; Janette Duncan, fiddle

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September 2018

San Rafael Contra Dance

September 8, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Petaluma, 40 Fifth Street
Petaluma, CA 94952 United States
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Caller: Andy Shore

Band: WiNgNuts: Chris Knepper, fiddle & mandolin: Will Wheeler, guitar & foot percussion; Isele Phoenix, flute

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October 2018

San Rafael Contra Dance

October 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Petaluma, 40 Fifth Street
Petaluma, CA 94952 United States
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Caller: Alan Winston

Band: Stringfire! Erik Ievins, bass; Caroline McCaskey, fiddle; Patti Cobb, piano

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November 2018

San Rafael Contra Dance

November 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Petaluma, 40 Fifth Street
Petaluma, CA 94952 United States
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Caller: Warren Blier

Band: Erik Hoffman, fiddle, mandolin & many surprises; Craig Johnson, piano & accordian; Audrey Knuth, fiddle

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December 2018

San Rafael Contra Dance

December 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Petaluma, 40 Fifth Street
Petaluma, CA 94952 United States
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Caller: Lynn Ackerson Band: Richard Mandel, guitar; Erin Shrader, fiddle. Sound: Marty Brenneis; Managers: Peggy Chipkin & Lewis Shireman Beginner’s Lesson at 6:30 p.m. Prices: $10 NBCDS/CDSS-affiliate members; $12 non-members; $5 under 30, FT students w/ID, and financial hardship; $2 ages 6-17 We are a scent free community as some of us are allergic. Please bring a snack to share if you can.

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January 2019

San Rafael contra dance

January 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Petaluma, 40 Fifth Street
Petaluma, CA 94952 United States
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Caller: Celia Ramsey Band: Upside Sound: Darin Smith, violin/cello; Brad McClanahan, guitar; Michael Charnes, cittern Sound: Marty Brenneis; Managers: Jen Bamesberger Beginner’s Lesson at 6:30 p.m. Prices: $10 NBCDS/CDSS-affiliate members; $12 non-members; $5 under 30, FT students w/ID, and financial hardship; $2 ages 6-17 We are a scent free community as some of us are allergic. Please bring a snack to share if you can.

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February 2019

San Rafael contra dance

February 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Petaluma, 40 Fifth Street
Petaluma, CA 94952 United States
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Caller: Michael Fynan Band: Jim Burke, guitar; Kenny Blacklock, fiddle & mandolin; Topher Gayle, mandolin, banjo, percussion. Sound: Marty Brenneis; Managers: TBA Beginner’s Lesson at 6:30 p.m. Prices: $10 NBCDS/CDSS-affiliate members; $12 non-members; $5 under 30, FT students w/ID, and financial hardship; $2 ages 6-17 We are a scent free community as some of us are allergic. Please bring a snack to share if you can.

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March 2019

San Rafael contra dance

March 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Petaluma, 40 Fifth Street
Petaluma, CA 94952 United States
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Caller: Kelsey Hartman Band: Audrey Knuth, fiddle, Christopher Jacoby, mandolin and accordion & Craig Johnson, piano and accordion Sound: Marty Brenneis; Managers: Peggy Chipkin & Lewis Shireman Beginner’s Lesson at 6:30 p.m. Prices: $10 NBCDS/CDSS-affiliate members; $12 non-members; $5 under 30, FT students w/ID, and financial hardship; $2 ages 6-17 We are a scent free community as some of us are allergic. Please bring a snack to share if you can.

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April 2019

San Rafael contra dance

April 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Petaluma, 40 Fifth Street
Petaluma, CA 94952 United States
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Caller: Kalia Kliban Band: Chris Knepper, fiddle & mandolin, Isele Phoenix, flute, Charlie Hancock, accordion & piano Sound: Marty Brenneis; Managers: Todd Silverstein w/Peggy Chipkin & Lewis Shireman Beginner’s Lesson at 6:30 p.m. Prices: $10 NBCDS/CDSS-affiliate members; $12 non-members; $5 under 30, FT students w/ID, and financial hardship; $2 ages 6-17 This will be a gender-neutral dance, with Kalia calling "Larks" and "Ravens." We are a scent free community as some of us are allergic. Please bring a snack to…

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May 2019

San Rafael contra dance

May 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Petaluma, 40 Fifth Street
Petaluma, CA 94952 United States
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Caller: Yoyo Zhou Band: Magic Reelism: David Wright, fiddle & mandolin; Susan Jones, concertina; Del Eckels, percussion; Chetani Cheryl McKinney, piano Sound: Marty Brenneis; Managers: Jen Bamesberger Beginner’s Lesson at 6:30 p.m. Prices: $10 NBCDS/CDSS-affiliate members; $12 non-members; $5 under 30, FT students w/ID, and financial hardship; $2 ages 6-17 We are a scent free community as some of us are allergic. Please bring a snack to share if you can.

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July 2019

San Rafael contra dance

July 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Petaluma, 40 Fifth Street
Petaluma, CA 94952 United States
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Caller:  Lynn Ackerson Band: Sound: Marty Brenneis; Managers: TBA Beginner’s Lesson at 6:30 p.m. Prices: $10 NBCDS/CDSS-affiliate members; $12 non-members; $5 under 30, FT students w/ID, and financial hardship; $2 ages 6-17 We are a scent free community as some of us are allergic. Please bring a snack to share if you can.

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August 2019

San Rafael contra dance

August 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Petaluma, 40 Fifth Street
Petaluma, CA 94952 United States
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August dance is cancelled in lieu of Balance the Bay Register here: https://bacds.org/camps/btb2019/registration.html or attend the open dance on Sunday evening!  

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September 2019

San Rafael contra dance

September 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Petaluma, 40 Fifth Street
Petaluma, CA 94952 United States
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Caller:  Mavis McGaugh Band: Chris Knepper, fiddle & mandolin, Christopher Jacoby, accordion & mandolin, Josh Van Vliet, guitar Sound: Marty Brenneis; Managers: Susan Charlton & David Selzer Beginner’s Lesson at 6:30 p.m. Prices: $10 NBCDS/CDSS-affiliate members; $12 non-members; $5 under 30, FT students w/ID, and financial hardship; $2 ages 6-17 We are a scent free community as some of us are allergic. Please bring a snack to share if you can.

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October 2019

San Rafael contra dance

October 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Petaluma, 40 Fifth Street
Petaluma, CA 94952 United States
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Caller:  Kelsey Hartman Band:  Stringfire: Caroline McCaskey, fiddle; Erik Ievins, bass; Patti Cobb, piano Sound: Marty Brenneis; Managers: Jen Bamesberger Beginner’s Lesson at 6:30 p.m. Prices: $10 NBCDS/CDSS-affiliate members; $12 non-members; $5 under 30, FT students w/ID, and financial hardship; $2 ages 6-17 We are a scent free community as some of us are allergic. Please bring a snack to share if you can.

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November 2019

San Rafael contra dance

November 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Petaluma, 40 Fifth Street
Petaluma, CA 94952 United States
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Caller: Michael Fynan Band: Raven Hill: Charlie Hancock, accordion; Anne Goess, fiddle; Burke Trieschmann, guitar & harmonica Sound: Marty Brenneis; Managers: Lucia & Steve Beginner’s Lesson at 6:30 p.m. Prices: $10 NBCDS/CDSS-affiliate members; $12 non-members; $5 under 30, FT students w/ID, and financial hardship; $2 ages 6-17 We are a scent free community as some of us are allergic. Please bring a snack to share if you can.

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