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Friday February 16, 2018
Start: 02/16/2018 7:00 pm
End: 02/16/2018 10:00 pm

Monthly Victorian Dance at Simi Valley featuring Quadrilles, Group Dances, and Waltzes. Doors open at 7:00 pm and dancing begins at 7:30 pm. This dance is offered by the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District in conjunction with the Simi Valley Senior Center.

Beginner-friendly / Bringing a partner is not required / Historical attire is optional

$5 payable at the door.

Simi Valley Senior Center, Multi-Purpose Room 116
3900 Avenida Simi, Simi Valley, CA
The Multi-Purpose Room is located close to the North Entrance of the building.

Saturday February 17, 2018
Start: 02/17/2018

Calico Ghost Town
36600 Ghost Town Rd., Yermo, California 92398

http://cms.sbcounty.gov/parks/Parks/CalicoGhostTown/CalicoEvents.aspx

Start: 02/17/2018 7:00 pm

Natalie Hanna Mendoza with The Fabus Four debut at the Cicada Club!

The Fabus Four is a blend of nostalgic swing and modern jazz
in this quartet led by saxophonist Jason Fabus. Each member of the ensemble contributes original compositions and arrangements for the group.

Natalie Hanna Mendoza is an award winning songwriter and lead vocalist of the 1930's jazz trio "The San Andreas Sisters". Always in demand, Natalie appears at venues throughout Southern California as well as concerts and jazz festivals.

Dine and dance to Hollywood's hottest new swinging sensation.

Start: 02/17/2018 9:00 pm

From their Facebook event at: https://www.facebook.com/events/1668317396592067/

Tickets: http://www.roaringtwentiesstreetjam.com/buy-tickets

Saturday, February 17 at 9 PM - 2 AM

1720 E 16th St, Los Angeles, CA 90021-3104, United States

The evening will be full of scandalous behavior done in a most fashionable way that will rival the Prohibition Era.

Venue - This gorgeous venue is the perfect setting for this epic event. Features - Exposed Brick Walls, Vaulted Wood Ceilings, 4 Bars, Outdoor Area and more! 1720 E 16th St, Los Angeles, CA 90021.

Sunday February 18, 2018

Calico Ghost Town
36600 Ghost Town Rd., Yermo, California 92398

http://cms.sbcounty.gov/parks/Parks/CalicoGhostTown/CalicoEvents.aspx

Start: 02/18/2018 12:00 pm

From their Facebook event at: https://www.facebook.com/events/307776299730049/

The First Annual Forge Festival calls to you! This family-friendly event will feature all kinds of fun things to do and see, as well as food and beverages.

Come see blacksmiths forging hot steel live before your eyes!
Witness copper transformed into objects of wonder and beauty!
And to learn more, stop by our Ask-a-Blacksmith station - ask us anything!

Start: 02/18/2018 1:00 pm
End: 02/18/2018 5:30 pm

You are most welcome to join us at
Third Sunday English Regency Dancing
celebrating the world of Jane Austen, and the English Regency Period.
Doors open at 1pm. Dancing from One Thirty to Five Thirty in the afternoon.
There will be light refreshments, conversation, and Regency Dancing.
We shall be learning longways set dances, waltzes, a finishing dance, and one of Jane Austen’s favorite type of dance, the Cotillion.
Donation is $8.00 and the bringing of a snack to share would be greatly appreciated. Dressing in Regency attire is encouraged but not required.

Monday February 19, 2018
Start: 02/17/2018
End: 02/19/2018

Calico Ghost Town
36600 Ghost Town Rd., Yermo, California 92398

http://cms.sbcounty.gov/parks/Parks/CalicoGhostTown/CalicoEvents.aspx

Friday February 23, 2018
Start: 02/23/2018 6:00 pm

From their press release:

Pickwick’s Pub Night Fundraiser

New in 2018 – “Mr. Pickwick’s Predicament”

An interactive Murder Mystery

MUST BE 21 and OVER

Friday – February 23, 2018

Doors open 6:00 p.m.

$50 – January 1, 2018 through January 31, 2018

$55 – February 1, 2018 through February 20, 2018 or until sold out

First Christian Church
4055 Jurupa Avenue

Please visit our website at www.dickensfest.com for more information and to purchase tickets.

Start: 02/23/2018 7:00 pm

Pete Jacobs Swingtet is a swinging seven-piece combo featuring some of LA's best musicians. Pete and the band feature music from the 1930s and '40s, with artists like Bobby Darin, Kay Starr, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Prima, in addition to their own authentic arrangements of classic swing tunes.

Tickets, dinner reservations, and more information: http://www.cicadaclub.com/show.asp?id=21211

Start: 02/23/2018 7:30 pm
End: 02/23/2018 10:00 pm

2nd and 4th Friday of every month, 7:30 to 10 pm, $5.

St. Luke's Episcopal Church
122 S California Ave
Monrovia, CA 91016

Contact Email: monroviaecd@gmail.com.

Start: 02/23/2018 7:30 pm
End: 02/23/2018 9:30 pm

Monthly waltz practice at Simi Valley. Dancers in both Victorian and Modern styles now have the opportunity to practice their Waltz and Polka in an open, relaxed setting. This practice opportunity is offered by the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District.

Organizer: Tom Willson

Wood dance floor / Bringing a partner is not required

$5 payable at the door.

Rancho Santa Susana Community Center (RSSCC) Dance Room
5005 - C Los Angeles Avenue, Simi Valley, CA

For more information visit: http://www.simivintagedance.com/waltz-polka-practice

Saturday February 24, 2018
Start: 02/24/2018

A celebration of the Victorian era on the streets of Downtown Riverside.

Information and event tickets: http://dickensfest.com/

Start: 02/24/2018 5:00 pm

A commemoration of a night in 1942 when Los Angeles believed the Japanese were attacking. Includes live music and dancing as well as searchlights, aircraft and antiaircraft fire.

Website: http://www.theairraid.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/690437287821213/

Start: 02/24/2018 7:00 pm

The 3rd Annual Back to the Future 1950s Dance (5th Annual Dance Through the Ages)

Saturday Feb. 24, 2018 7pm-11pm (new start/end time)
RSVP to HistoricalDance@yahoo.com

7pm Doors Open (Please fill out a membership application and bring a donation or annual membership to help cover event costs)

7:30pm-11pm 1950s/Swing Dance Lessons with Cynthia and James

Practice to Live 1950s Rock and Roll Music featuring
Cornelius 1950s Rock and Roll band with special guest UCLA Faculty/Alumni

Guest Performing Groups tent.

Costumes Welcome! Complimentary Refreshments included.

Start: 02/24/2018 7:30 pm

From a press release:

Mr. Fezziwig’s Ball

Sunday February 25, 2018
Start: 02/24/2018
End: 02/25/2018

A celebration of the Victorian era on the streets of Downtown Riverside.

Information and event tickets: http://dickensfest.com/

Start: 02/25/2018 4:00 pm
End: 02/25/2018 7:00 pm

Culver City English Country Dance

Social dancing in the English Country Dance style as danced from the Renaissance to the Regency.

Beginners welcome, no partner necessary, always live music.

4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
(Note: new dancers are encouraged to come a little early for informal orientation.)
Cost: $10/general, $5/youth 18 and younger.

Lindberg Park Stone House, Lindberg Park, 5101 Rhoda Way, Culver City, 90230 (a few blocks from the intersection of Overland and Jefferson).

www.culvercityecd.com

Friday March 02, 2018
Start: 03/02/2018 7:00 pm

Interspersing the hits of the Thirties and Forties, along with late-breaking news stories from the war years, as well as several original songs, and 1940-style radio commercials, listening to this band is like taking a time-machine back to a World War Two U.S.O. show.

With their three young female vocalists, a hot, driving rhythm section, and eight-piece horn section, the "classic-swing" sound is both full and authentic! Add in their "Armed Forces" style khaki-colored uniforms, it's all there!

Start: 03/02/2018 7:30 pm
End: 03/02/2018 10:00 pm

Colonial Dance featuring featuring the social dances that were popular in this country from 1730 to 1799. Our program will consist primarily of longways "country" dances as well as a few cotillions (the predecessor of quadrilles). With dances of various skill levels throughout the evening, there is sure to be something for beginners and experienced dancers alike.

Beginner-friendly / Bringing a partner is not required / Historical attire is optional

$5 payable at the door

Rancho Santa Susana Community Center (RSSCC) Dance Room
5005 - C Los Angeles Avenue, Simi Valley, CA

Sunday March 04, 2018
Start: 03/04/2018 1:30 pm
End: 03/04/2018 5:30 pm

The Historical Tea & Dance Society presents its Celtic Sunday Afternoon Dance Social; Beginners welcome; No partner needed; Afternoon tea http://www.victorianteaanddance.org/

Dance instruction and practice. Tea and comestibles will be served. Costume not required. Beginners welcome. No partner required. Admission $20.

LOCATION

Pasadena Scottish Rite Hall
150 N. Madison Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101
(cross streets: Colorado Boulevard and Walnut Street)
Please use the North entrance (on the left side of the building)

Friday March 09, 2018
Start: 03/09/2018 7:30 pm
End: 03/09/2018 10:00 pm

2nd and 4th Friday of every month, 7:30 to 10 pm, $5.

St. Luke's Episcopal Church
122 S California Ave
Monrovia, CA 91016

Contact Email: monroviaecd@gmail.com.

Saturday March 10, 2018
Start: 03/10/2018 7:00 pm

The 2nd Annual Fantastic Beasts 1920s Ball/15th Annual Presidents Ball

Saturday March 10, 2018 7pm-11pm (new start/end time)
RSVP to HistoricalDance@yahoo.com

7pm Doors Open (Please fill out a membership application and bring a donation or annual membership to help cover event costs)

7:30pm-9pm 1920s Dance Lessons with Cynthia and James
9pm Members of MIST (Magicians Club at UCLA) presentation
9:45pm-11pm Social Dancing

Guest Performing Groups tent.

Costumes Welcome! Complimentary Refreshments included.

Sunday March 11, 2018
Start: 03/11/2018 12:00 pm

Join us for an elegant "Downton Abbey" style afternoon of tea, music and dancing in the ballroom of the historic Craftsman-Style Lanterman House in La Cañada/Flintridge.

Music by Ian Whitcomb, Sheila Murphy-Nelson and more.

Afternoon tea from the Locke Noble Tea Company

Tickets are $50. Purchase at http://lantermanfoundation.org/1918/

Dance Class: Noon to 1 PM
Dancing and Tea: 1 to 5 PM

Start: 03/11/2018 4:00 pm
End: 03/11/2018 7:00 pm

Culver City English Country Dance

Social dancing in the English Country Dance style as danced from the Renaissance to the Regency.

Beginners welcome, no partner necessary, always live music.

4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
(Note: new dancers are encouraged to come a little early for informal orientation.)
Cost: $10/general, $5/youth 18 and younger.

Lindberg Park Stone House, Lindberg Park, 5101 Rhoda Way, Culver City, 90230 (a few blocks from the intersection of Overland and Jefferson).

www.culvercityecd.com

March 11 features teaching by Victor Lindsey with music by Interfolk.

Friday March 16, 2018
Start: 03/16/2018 7:00 pm
End: 03/16/2018 10:00 pm

Monthly Victorian Dance at Simi Valley featuring Quadrilles, Group Dances, and Waltzes. Doors open at 7:00 pm and dancing begins at 7:30 pm. This dance is offered by the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District in conjunction with the Simi Valley Senior Center.

Beginner-friendly / Bringing a partner is not required / Historical attire is optional

$5 payable at the door.

Simi Valley Senior Center, Multi-Purpose Room 116
3900 Avenida Simi, Simi Valley, CA
The Multi-Purpose Room is located close to the North Entrance of the building.

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