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Friday August 03, 2018
Start: 08/03/2018 7:30 pm
End: 08/03/2018 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)
5005 - C Los Angeles Avenue, Simi Valley, CA

Saturday August 04, 2018
Start: 08/04/2018

From their Facebook event at: https://www.facebook.com/events/382838388872114/

Heritage Museum of Orange County
3101 W Harvard St, Santa Ana, California 92704

Event begins 10 AM.

Join us the first weekend in August, as we explore the days of the American Civil War!
- Meet the Union and Confederate soldiers that fought in the struggle that split the nation.
- Explore daily camp life along with weapons, artifacts, and a medic camp!
- Watch LIVE cannon firing demonstrations, meet the camp followers, and shake hands with President Abraham Lincoln!

Start: 08/04/2018 7:00 pm

The Alpha Rhythm Kings specialize in swing, vintage lounge, and boogie woogie. The California band features top quality musicians, with Robert Dehlinger's blazing trumpet and vocal stylings leading the way.

Fans of Louis Prima, Louis Armstrong, and Harry James love this band! A favorite of swing dancers, as well as nightclub, festival, and concert-going aud

Tickets, dinner reservations, and more information: http://www.cicadaclub.com/show.asp?id=21224

Sunday August 05, 2018
Start: 08/04/2018
End: 08/05/2018

From their Facebook event at: https://www.facebook.com/events/382838388872114/

Heritage Museum of Orange County
3101 W Harvard St, Santa Ana, California 92704

Event begins 10 AM.

Join us the first weekend in August, as we explore the days of the American Civil War!
- Meet the Union and Confederate soldiers that fought in the struggle that split the nation.
- Explore daily camp life along with weapons, artifacts, and a medic camp!
- Watch LIVE cannon firing demonstrations, meet the camp followers, and shake hands with President Abraham Lincoln!

Start: 08/05/2018 1:30 pm
End: 08/05/2018 5:30 pm

The Historical Tea & Dance Society presents its Potluck 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)

Start: 08/05/2018 2:30 pm
End: 08/05/2018 4:45 pm

Learn and practice dances from the Colonial to Victorian Eras

We are teaching some of the dances for Playford to Present

Janet Goeske Center
5257 Sierra St. in Riverside, CA.
No partner required. $5.00 Donation

2:30 pm to 3:00 pm we teach the basic steps to beginners.
Dancing is from 3:00 pm to 4:45 pm.

Questions, please contact Karen Rice mistletoemanor@verizon.net

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Wednesday August 08, 2018
Start: 08/08/2018

Immerse yourself in the world of 1950s/60s Tiki culture: http://tikioasis.com/

Thursday August 09, 2018

Immerse yourself in the world of 1950s/60s Tiki culture: http://tikioasis.com/

Friday August 10, 2018

Immerse yourself in the world of 1950s/60s Tiki culture: http://tikioasis.com/

Start: 08/10/2018 7:00 pm

Lavay Smith and her Red Hot Skillet Lickers is one of the top swingin’ Jazz and Blues bands in the world. Lavay is an internationally recognized Diva of Jazz and Blues, with a singing style influenced by Billie Holiday, Dinah Washington, Bessie Smith, Little Esther Phillips and other legendary greats.

This sultry chanteuse evokes a sensuous era of Jazz queens and sexy pinups and adds a modern, feminist twist. No wonder Los Angeles Magazine chose her as one of the sexiest people around!

Saturday August 11, 2018

Immerse yourself in the world of 1950s/60s Tiki culture: http://tikioasis.com/

Start: 08/11/2018 7:00 pm

8th Annual Los Angeles Ball, An Early California Fandango at UCLA

Vintage Ballroom Dance Lessons
held outside at UCLA Bruin Plaza McClure Stage (outside in center of UCLA in view of Bruin Bear Statue)

Saturday Aug. 11, 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-10pm Learn vintage ballroom dance celebrating the time of the L.A. Founding (1781) and first 50 years of California statehood (1850-1900)

Sunday August 12, 2018
Start: 08/08/2018
End: 08/12/2018

Immerse yourself in the world of 1950s/60s Tiki culture: http://tikioasis.com/

Start: 08/12/2018 4:00 pm
End: 08/12/2018 7:00 pm

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).

https://culvercityecd.com/

August 12 features teaching by Victor Lindsey with music by English Roses!

Friday August 17, 2018
Start: 08/17/2018 7:00 pm
End: 08/17/2018 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.

Sunday August 19, 2018

There shall by NO Third Sunday English Regency Dancing in August, 2018

We shall see you when we resume on September 16 when you shall be

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.

Friday August 24, 2018
Start: 08/24/2018 7:00 pm

The Fresh Rhythm, a hot new 12-piece Big Band with a unique and sophisticated sound features great dance music from traditional American popular music.

Dine and dance to Los Angeles' fresh new big band inspired by the genius of George Gerswhin, Nelson Riddle, Frank Sinatra, Cole Porter, Louis Armstrong, and Wynton Marsalis.

Tickets, dinner reservations, and more information: http://www.cicadaclub.com/show.asp?id=21227

Start: 08/24/2018 7:30 pm
End: 08/24/2018 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.

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: https://www.simivintagedance.com/waltz-polka-practice

Saturday August 25, 2018
Sunday August 26, 2018
Start: 08/26/2018 4:00 pm
End: 08/26/2018 7:00 pm

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).

https://culvercityecd.com/

August 26 features teaching by James Hutson with music by English Roses!

Friday August 31, 2018
Saturday September 01, 2018
Start: 09/01/2018

From their Facebook event at:

HB Civil War Days - Living History in Central Park

17581 Gothard St, Huntington Beach, California 92648

Southern California's Largest Civil War Reenactment

Start: 09/01/2018 7:00 pm

From their Facebook event at: https://www.facebook.com/events/220977215170766/

Central Park
17581 Gothard St, Huntington Beach, California 92648

Part of Civil War Days

Lincoln vs Douglas
Come rally boys! Rally around the banner of your candidate for the next president of the United States.

Sunday September 02, 2018
Start: 09/01/2018
End: 09/02/2018

From their Facebook event at:

HB Civil War Days - Living History in Central Park

17581 Gothard St, Huntington Beach, California 92648

Southern California's Largest Civil War Reenactment

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