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Friday October 05, 2018
Start: 10/05/2018

More info: http://www.gaslightexpo.org/

Gaslight Steampunk Expo will be following Captain Nemo's Nautilus west across the great Pacific Ocean as we explore the Hawaiian Islands and Polynesia for a Tiki-punk adventure of epic proportions! Come get your steam on!

Town and Country San Diego
500 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, California 92108

Start: 10/05/2018 7:30 pm
End: 10/05/2018 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 October 06, 2018

More info: http://www.gaslightexpo.org/

Gaslight Steampunk Expo will be following Captain Nemo's Nautilus west across the great Pacific Ocean as we explore the Hawaiian Islands and Polynesia for a Tiki-punk adventure of epic proportions! Come get your steam on!

Town and Country San Diego
500 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, California 92108

Start: 10/06/2018

Ticket to the Twenties
Saturday & Sunday, October 6 & 7, 2018

http://homesteadmuseum.org/festivals

• 3 to 7 p.m. both days

• Free—but bring spending money for food and shopping

• 1920s dress is encouraged and Prohibition will be strictly enforced!

• Sorry, no pets allowed--only certified service animals are permitted.

Please note: In the event of rain, the festival will be canceled.

Start: 10/06/2018

From their Facebook event at: https://www.facebook.com/events/2343580065869037/

Join us as we commemorate the 172nd Anniversary of a historic battle that was fought here on the property of the Dominguez Rancho. The 1846 Battle of Dominguez Rancho in Dominguez Hills also know as the Battle of the Old Woman’s Gun. In this two day living history event you will be able to experience the reenactment of the battle as well as the many aspects of life in Southern California during the 1800’s and the Mexican-American War come back to life in the present.

Start: 10/06/2018 6:30 pm

Taken from their Facebook event at: https://www.facebook.com/events/172630746672930/

CCECD - Culver City English Country Dance is excited to announce our 18th Annual Playford-to-the-Present English Country Dance Ball! Mark your calendars now!

Join us Saturday, October 6, 2018, at the Pasadena Scottish Rite Cathedral for a lovely evening of English Country dancing.

We are thrilled to have Bruce Hamilton from the Bay Area as our wonderful Dance Master! He'll call fun, interesting dances for us to dance to beautiful live music (band TBD).

Sunday October 07, 2018
Start: 10/05/2018
End: 10/07/2018

More info: http://www.gaslightexpo.org/

Gaslight Steampunk Expo will be following Captain Nemo's Nautilus west across the great Pacific Ocean as we explore the Hawaiian Islands and Polynesia for a Tiki-punk adventure of epic proportions! Come get your steam on!

Town and Country San Diego
500 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, California 92108

Start: 10/06/2018
End: 10/07/2018

Ticket to the Twenties
Saturday & Sunday, October 6 & 7, 2018

http://homesteadmuseum.org/festivals

• 3 to 7 p.m. both days

• Free—but bring spending money for food and shopping

• 1920s dress is encouraged and Prohibition will be strictly enforced!

• Sorry, no pets allowed--only certified service animals are permitted.

Please note: In the event of rain, the festival will be canceled.

Start: 10/06/2018
End: 10/07/2018

From their Facebook event at: https://www.facebook.com/events/2343580065869037/

Join us as we commemorate the 172nd Anniversary of a historic battle that was fought here on the property of the Dominguez Rancho. The 1846 Battle of Dominguez Rancho in Dominguez Hills also know as the Battle of the Old Woman’s Gun. In this two day living history event you will be able to experience the reenactment of the battle as well as the many aspects of life in Southern California during the 1800’s and the Mexican-American War come back to life in the present.

Start: 10/07/2018 2:30 pm
End: 10/07/2018 4:45 pm

Learn and practice dances from the Colonial to Victorian Eras

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

Dancing is from 3:00 pm to 4:45 pm.

GREAT EXPECTATIONS are had for the 2019 Riverside Dickens Festival and we are teaching the dances.

Questions, please contact Karen Rice mistletoemanor@verizon.net

Friday October 12, 2018
Start: 10/12/2018 7:30 pm
End: 10/12/2018 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: 10/12/2018 8:30 pm

Douglas "The Crooner" Roegiers presents his tribute to Frank Sinatra - "The Chairman of the Board"
From his early days with Tommy Dorsey to his golden days with The Count Basie Orchestra at The Sands hotel in Las Vegas, through the Swinging Sixties and beyond.

Mix it all up with the Doug's unbridled swagger, sharp wit and devil-may-care attitude and you have the recipe for a cocktail that will leave you feeling good and clambering for more.
Stirred, shaken and swinging!

Saturday October 13, 2018
Start: 10/13/2018 10:00 am

From their Facebook event at: https://www.facebook.com/events/935508143302231/

Saturday, October 13 at 10 AM - 5 PM

3747 Eagle St, San Diego, CA 92103-3909

All types of costumes with multiple vendors! Steampunk, Victorian, Edwardian, Renaissance, Pirate, Mermaid, Professional Belly Dance, Flamenco, Shoes, Hats, Jewelry, Kids, Men, Women, Go-Go, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, Cosplay, Theatre, Historical, Dia De Los Muertos, Civil War, Revolutionary, Middle-Eastern, Super Hero, Burning Man, Halloween, Mardi Gras, Carnevale, Vintage, and MORE!

Start: 10/13/2018 12:00 pm
End: 10/13/2018 4:00 pm

Don your bustles and bowler hats and join the Los Encinos Docent Association and California State Parks for a civilized Victorian afternoon in an historic park.

The event is free. Participants are encouraged (but not required) to come in Victorian/Old West attire (especially the fashions of the 1870s & '80s). Kids are welcome to this public event.

Historical picnics, with all the trimmings, are particularly encouraged.

Our blacksmith will be in attendance, we will have music, a snake oil salesman and more.

http://los-encinos.org

Start: 10/13/2018 7:00 pm
End: 10/13/2018 11:00 pm

Danse Macabre Masked Ball comes to Pasadena!

Join us for a costumed masked ball filled with hauntingly fun historical dance and music all themed for Halloween! Our hall will be decorated celebrating the season and there will be many surprises in store. If you like our Alice in Wonderland Tea Dance you will love what we do with Halloween!

Featuring Darlene Hamilton and the musical hijinks of the wonderful Whirled Peas band in a one-of-a-kind Halloween historical dance evening!

Doors open at 6:30pm. Dancing starts at 7pm.

TICKETS NOW ON SALE!

Start: 10/13/2018 8:00 pm

For more information, go to
http://www.roaringtwentiesstreetjam.com/product-page/vintage-vaudeville-...

Join us for a night of dancing and a Vintage Vaudeville Show - October 13, 2018

Enjoy an exciting show full of dancers, singers, comedy and burlesque.

The fall edition is a darker fall themed show in the intimate setting of Throop Hall, Pasadena.

Show begins at 8pm

Your evening will conclude at 11:30pm

Sunday October 14, 2018
Start: 10/14/2018 10:00 am
End: 10/14/2018 3:00 pm

A day of free vintage railroad activities. Jazz Age picnics welcome.

https://www.traveltown.org/calendar.shtml

Start: 10/14/2018 4:00 pm
End: 10/14/2018 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).

https://culvercityecd.com/

Friday October 19, 2018
Start: 10/19/2018 6:00 pm

ImagePMH & The Shakespeare Club present...
Putting on the Ritz with The Girl Who Was Too Beautiful For Hollywood

PARTY & BOOK SIGNING:
Barbara La Marr at the Shakespeare Club
Friday, October 19 | 6:00 pm
Shakespeare Club | 171 S. Grand Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91105

Start: 10/19/2018 7:00 pm
End: 10/19/2018 10:00 pm

October's Victorian Dance is our annual AUTUMN MASQUERADE BALL. 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 / Masquerade/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 October 20, 2018
Start: 10/20/2018 9:00 am
End: 10/20/2018 5:00 pm

From a Facebook event at: https://www.facebook.com/events/1958666064192932/

Doheny Library
3550 Trousdale Pkwy, Los Angeles, California 90089

Start: 10/20/2018 4:30 pm
End: 10/20/2018 9:30 pm

From their Facebook event at: https://www.facebook.com/events/2091419404449584/

Death of Peter Lebec and Candlelight Ghost Tour at Fort Tejon.

Fort Tejon State Historic Park
4201 Fort Tejon Rd, Lebec, California 93243

A thrilling Family Fun Event that Brings History Back from the Afterlife.

Period games and crafts for the entire family to enjoy in the afternoon.

As the sun sets, the candles are lit and patrons are escorted on a spooky tour of Fort Tejon’s hidden secrets of life and DEATH.

Start: 10/20/2018 7:00 pm

16th Annual Valentino 1920s Ball at UCLA

Learn Ragtime/1920s Dances with Cynthia & James (Club/Event Co-Founders)

Dance Styles include the One-Step with Animal Figures, Two-Step, Original Fox-Trot, Vintage Tango/Waltz, and Charleston

Practice 1920s Dance to LIVE MUSIC with singer, Mikal Sandoval and Her Time Traveler's Band

Saturday Oct. 20, 2018 7pm-11pm (new start/end time)
at UCLA Kerckhoff Hall Grand Salon

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)

Sunday October 21, 2018
Start: 10/21/2018 11:00 am

A Regency picnic commemorating Nelson's victory.

Rancho Camulos Museum in Piru.

Their Facebook event page is here: https://www.facebook.com/events/694168074304759/

Start: 10/21/2018 1:00 pm
End: 10/21/2018 5:30 pm

Third Sunday English Regency Dancing

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.

Start: 10/21/2018 1:00 pm
End: 10/21/2018 5:30 pm

Third Sunday English Regency Dancing in Pasadena

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.

Start: 10/21/2018 2:30 pm
End: 10/21/2018 4:45 pm

Learn and practice dances from the Colonial to Victorian Eras
and the Dances for the 2019 Riverside Dickens Festival

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

Dancing is from 3:00 pm to 4:45 pm.

Questions, please contact Karen Rice at mistletoemanor@verizon.net

Friday October 26, 2018
Start: 10/26/2018 7:00 pm

The Cicada Club presents a Halloween Costume Party with music by The Fresh Rhythm 12-Piece Haunted Orchestra. You are invited to a spooky night of music from the 1940s and '50s. Journey back in time to the lost days of Hollywood's most famous nightclubs of the past including THE COCONUT GROVE, THE MOCAMBO, THE TROCADERO, CIROS and many more!

PRE-1970'S COSTUMES SUGGESTED
NOT IN COSTUME?
COAT AND TIE FOR GENTLEMEN, DRESSES FOR LADIES

Start: 10/26/2018 7:15 pm

Waltz & Such is thrilled to host its 17th annual creepy, kooky, mysterious, spooky, and FUN Halloween dance party ... EEW: Eerie Evening of Waltz!

From a Facebook event at: https://www.facebook.com/events/266557227312702/

Friday, October 26, 2018 at 7:15 PM – 9:45 PM

Casa del Prado, Room 207, Balboa Park

This year's theme: THE ADDAMS FAMILY

The party will feature *spine-tingling* dance tunes from many different genres and styles, as well as dance games that will have you "in stitches." Prizes will be awarded to game winners and for best costumes.

Music starts at 7:15 pm.

Start: 10/26/2018 7:30 pm
End: 10/26/2018 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

Start: 10/26/2018 7:30 pm
End: 10/26/2018 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.

Sunday October 28, 2018
Start: 10/28/2018 12:00 pm

Sorrowful Soirée
Sunday, October 28, 12 to 4 p.m.
Free; traditional picnic setups only.

http://homesteadmuseum.org/calendar

Start: 10/28/2018 4:00 pm
End: 10/28/2018 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).

https://culvercityecd.com/

Friday November 02, 2018
Start: 11/02/2018 7:00 pm

Art Deco Oviatt Buliding 90th Anniversary!

Join us for an evening of celebrating and remembering some of the most unforgettable voices that made their mark in the classic American songbook.

We gather for a sentimental night of dining and dancing as we celebrate some of the greatest singers that have passed on but their music will live on forever.

Enjoy songs made famous by Peggy Lee, Keely Smith, Margaret Whiting, Julie London, Jo Stafford, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Big Jay McNeely,
plus much more!

Start: 11/02/2018 7:30 pm
End: 11/02/2018 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)
5005 - C Los Angeles Avenue, Simi Valley, CA

Saturday November 03, 2018
Start: 11/03/2018

From their Facebook event at: https://www.facebook.com/events/382643068810444/

Our famous DAPPER DAY weekend at the Disneyland Resort returns for two days of stylish Fall fun!

Shop our nearly 30,000 sq ft. Expo marketplace of hand-picked selection of vintage and contemporary clothing and accessories vendors, including local cosmetics and grooming brands, plus barbers, jewelry, eyewear, shoes, hats, and more.

EXPO STAGE: Join us for dancing with live bands performing twice daily! Plus take in a free dance lesson and presentation before each set.

Sunday November 04, 2018
Start: 11/03/2018
End: 11/04/2018

From their Facebook event at: https://www.facebook.com/events/382643068810444/

Our famous DAPPER DAY weekend at the Disneyland Resort returns for two days of stylish Fall fun!

Shop our nearly 30,000 sq ft. Expo marketplace of hand-picked selection of vintage and contemporary clothing and accessories vendors, including local cosmetics and grooming brands, plus barbers, jewelry, eyewear, shoes, hats, and more.

EXPO STAGE: Join us for dancing with live bands performing twice daily! Plus take in a free dance lesson and presentation before each set.

Start: 11/04/2018 1:30 pm
End: 11/04/2018 5:30 pm

The Historical Tea & Dance Society presents its Truly Victorian 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)

Start: 11/04/2018 2:30 pm
End: 11/04/2018 4:45 pm

It is getting closer:

Social Daunce Irregulars 30th anniversary masquerade ball on November 24.

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