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Sunday September 22, 2019
Start: 09/21/2019
End: 09/22/2019
Start: 09/22/2019 9:00 am

More info: http://westadamsheritage.org/waha-2019-living-history-tour

The Sporting Life: Champions and Trailblazers
The 29th Annual Living History Tour

Angelus Rosedale Cemetery
Sunday, September 22
Tours depart from 9 a.m. until Noon

"They were champions and enthusiasts…pioneers of sports in Southern California and trailblazers who helped break color lines. Now their stories will come alive, as actors at graveside in the historic Angelus Rosedale Cemetery give first-person portrayals of some of the sportsmen – and women – who are buried there.

Start: 09/22/2019 2:00 pm
End: 09/22/2019 5:00 pm

Join us every Second and Fourth Sundays from 2 to 5 p.m. (starting January 13, 2019)
Lindberg Park Stone House, 5041 Rhoda Way in Culver City (on the corner of Rhoda and Ocean Drive).
General admission $10; CDSS members and Culver City residents $9; NEW! Age 30 and under ONLY $2!
No partner or experience necessary. Dress is casual (and the hall can get warm in summer).
Please bring clean, soft-soled shoes to change into.
More info at culvercityecd.com

September 22nd features the calling of Victor Lindsey to the music of Frank Hoppe and Jeff Spero.

Start: 09/22/2019 6:00 pm

Tickets:
https://www.roaringtwentiesstreetjam.com/the-merry-go-round

From their Facebook event page at:

~The Merry-Go-Round Party~
Griffith Park Merry-Go-Round, 6:00pm to 9:30pm
Sunday, September 22, 2019

Join us for our Roaring Twenties Speakeasy Party with a Cirque Sideshow, at the historic Griffith Park Merry-Go-Round! This event is a surreal experience as the sun goes down and the Merry-Go-Round comes life!

The Vintage Cirque Side Show! Packed with show stopping numbers from our talented cast of eccentric performers and fabulous misfits.

Tuesday September 24, 2019
Start: 09/24/2019 7:30 pm

Join the Historical Tea & Dance Society for evening dance classes; 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. $10

Beginners welcome; No partner needed;

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)


If you are not yet on our mailing list, please contact us to receive a monthly invitation. Your RSVP will help us plan for our tea to ensure bountiful portions for all.
Thursday September 26, 2019
Start: 09/26/2019

From a Facebook event at: https://www.facebook.com/events/326280571500626/

Join us as we explore the steamy wonders of ancient Egypt with special speakers, wonderful museum quality exhibits, fantastic vendors, endlessly creative workshops, and our very own Stargate! Gaslight Steampunk Expo will be at the San Diego Mission Valley Marriott as our epic adventures continue at our new location located next to the Rio Vista Trolley line and 8/805 freeways. Adventure awaits!

San Diego Marriott Mission Valley
8757 Rio San Diego Drive, San Diego, California 92108

Friday September 27, 2019

From a Facebook event at: https://www.facebook.com/events/326280571500626/

Join us as we explore the steamy wonders of ancient Egypt with special speakers, wonderful museum quality exhibits, fantastic vendors, endlessly creative workshops, and our very own Stargate! Gaslight Steampunk Expo will be at the San Diego Mission Valley Marriott as our epic adventures continue at our new location located next to the Rio Vista Trolley line and 8/805 freeways. Adventure awaits!

San Diego Marriott Mission Valley
8757 Rio San Diego Drive, San Diego, California 92108

Start: 09/27/2019

From a Facebook event at: https://www.facebook.com/events/2242062769401716/

Accessed from 4350 Riverview Drive, Rubidoux or 4307 Briggs Street, Riverside.

Join the Union Army of the West along with the Society of Civil War Reenactors and the Confederates for this 1st Annual Civil War Reenactment at this 1860s Historic site. Possible "School Day" on Friday
Event coordinator contact Chip Duncan cduncan33@att.net,
Civilians contact Carol Stratton cstratts@hotmail.com

Start: 09/27/2019 7:30 pm
End: 09/27/2019 10:00 pm

Monrovia English Country Dance

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: 09/27/2019 7:30 pm
End: 09/27/2019 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 September 28, 2019

From a Facebook event at: https://www.facebook.com/events/326280571500626/

Join us as we explore the steamy wonders of ancient Egypt with special speakers, wonderful museum quality exhibits, fantastic vendors, endlessly creative workshops, and our very own Stargate! Gaslight Steampunk Expo will be at the San Diego Mission Valley Marriott as our epic adventures continue at our new location located next to the Rio Vista Trolley line and 8/805 freeways. Adventure awaits!

San Diego Marriott Mission Valley
8757 Rio San Diego Drive, San Diego, California 92108

From a Facebook event at: https://www.facebook.com/events/2242062769401716/

Accessed from 4350 Riverview Drive, Rubidoux or 4307 Briggs Street, Riverside.

Join the Union Army of the West along with the Society of Civil War Reenactors and the Confederates for this 1st Annual Civil War Reenactment at this 1860s Historic site. Possible "School Day" on Friday
Event coordinator contact Chip Duncan cduncan33@att.net,
Civilians contact Carol Stratton cstratts@hotmail.com

Start: 09/28/2019 5:00 pm

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/40s-on-the-fantail-wine-beer-food-festival-...

Description
40’s On The Fantail - Wine, Beer & Food Festival. A charity fundraiser for Mission 22.

Start: 09/28/2019 7:00 pm

Dine and dance to one of the most popular and exciting dance bands to ever appear on the Cicada Club stage!

Amazing high energy swing with music in the style of such greats as Bobby Darin, Frank Sinatra and Louis Prima, but with a refreshing new spin for dancers as well as music lovers.

Tickets, dinner reservations, and more information: http://www.cicadaclub.com/show.asp?id=21290

Sunday September 29, 2019
Start: 09/26/2019
End: 09/29/2019

From a Facebook event at: https://www.facebook.com/events/326280571500626/

Join us as we explore the steamy wonders of ancient Egypt with special speakers, wonderful museum quality exhibits, fantastic vendors, endlessly creative workshops, and our very own Stargate! Gaslight Steampunk Expo will be at the San Diego Mission Valley Marriott as our epic adventures continue at our new location located next to the Rio Vista Trolley line and 8/805 freeways. Adventure awaits!

San Diego Marriott Mission Valley
8757 Rio San Diego Drive, San Diego, California 92108

Start: 09/27/2019
End: 09/29/2019

From a Facebook event at: https://www.facebook.com/events/2242062769401716/

Accessed from 4350 Riverview Drive, Rubidoux or 4307 Briggs Street, Riverside.

Join the Union Army of the West along with the Society of Civil War Reenactors and the Confederates for this 1st Annual Civil War Reenactment at this 1860s Historic site. Possible "School Day" on Friday
Event coordinator contact Chip Duncan cduncan33@att.net,
Civilians contact Carol Stratton cstratts@hotmail.com

Start: 09/29/2019 9:00 am
Friday October 04, 2019
Start: 10/04/2019 7:30 pm
End: 10/04/2019 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 05, 2019
Start: 10/05/2019 7:00 am

Swedish musical sensation Gunhild Carling is an internationally acclaimed superstar whose show is a can't-miss event! Whether she's singing favorite jazz standards, playing one of many instruments (trumpet, trombone, harmonica, flute, recorder, or jazz bagpipe), Gunhild's sublime showmanship shines through. Carling is a jazz artist of the old breed, combining extraordinary skills on trumpet and trombone with vaudeville stunts. In her playing, she shows heavy influences from Bix and Louie Armstrong as well as Billie Holiday.

Start: 10/05/2019

Live music, dancing, picnics, vintage cars, lectures - and all for free.
https://www.homesteadmuseum.org/upcoming-events/festivals

Sunday October 06, 2019
Start: 10/05/2019
End: 10/06/2019

Live music, dancing, picnics, vintage cars, lectures - and all for free.
https://www.homesteadmuseum.org/upcoming-events/festivals

Tuesday October 08, 2019
Start: 10/08/2019 7:30 pm

Join the Historical Tea & Dance Society for evening dance classes; 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. $10

Beginners welcome; No partner needed;

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)


If you are not yet on our mailing list, please contact us to receive a monthly invitation. Your RSVP will help us plan for our tea to ensure bountiful portions for all.
Friday October 11, 2019
Start: 10/11/2019 7:30 pm
End: 10/11/2019 10:00 pm

Monrovia English Country Dance

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 October 12, 2019
Start: 10/12/2019 9:00 am

Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 9 AM – 5 PM

USC Doheny Library
Los Angeles, California

All Day. All in one Place.

Come and celebrate the diversity of stories that make Southern California such a place of discovery. At the 14th-annual Los Angeles Archives Bazaar, presented by L.A. as Subject and the USC Libraries, anyone with an interest in the region’s history will find something of value. A broad array of institutions and archives will have experts on hand to show off their collections and answer questions.

Start: 10/12/2019 10:00 am

From their Facebook event at: https://www.facebook.com/events/2534354240119876/

Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 10 AM – 5 PM
3747 Eagle ST San Diego, CA 92103

HUGE Costume sale just in time for Halloween!!

If you love costumes, or go to LARP events, attend SCA, Renaissance Faires, Labyrinth of Jareth Masquerade, Wasteland Weekend, Dickens Faire, Jane Austin teas, Steampunk, Cosplay or just enjoy dressing up or dressing in vintage attire you will most likely find something you'll love!

Start: 10/12/2019 3:00 pm

The Vault Dance Studio
57 Palmetto Dr, Pasadena, California 91105

From a Facebook event at: https://www.facebook.com/events/2126847910952895/

Start: 10/12/2019 7:00 pm

Aloha! The Hukilau Hotshots have finally made shore for their first Cicada Club appearance. Dine and dance on the musical mainland with Sage, Wally, Russ, & Pappy as they ply their 1940's Hawaiian repertoire. It's a hapa-haole happening you won't want to miss! South Seas and Tropical attire welcome.

Tickets, dinner reservations, and more information: http://www.cicadaclub.com/show.asp?id=21303

Sunday October 13, 2019
Start: 10/13/2019 9:00 am

Hollywood Goes Underground
36th Hollywood Forever Cemetery Walking Tour
Sunday, October 13, 2019, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/329291444417999/

On Sunday, October 13, the Art Deco Society of Los Angeles “digs up the dirt” on Hollywood’s history---and several of its scandals---through a walking tour of the 120-year-old Hollywood Forever Cemetery at 6000 Santa Monica Boulevard. Visit the gravesites of early Hollywood stars, movie moguls, and pioneers, hearing their fascinating tales from historians and living history interludes.

Start: 10/13/2019 2:00 pm
End: 10/13/2019 5:00 pm

Join us every Second and Fourth Sundays from 2 to 5 p.m.
Lindberg Park Stone House, 5041 Rhoda Way in Culver City (on the corner of Rhoda and Ocean Drive).
General admission $10; CDSS members and Culver City residents $9; NEW! Age 30 and under ONLY $2!
No partner or experience necessary. Dress is casual (and the hall can get warm in summer).
Please bring clean, soft-soled shoes to change into.
More info at culvercityecd.com

October 12 features calling by Renée Camus to the music of Interfolk!

Friday October 18, 2019
Start: 10/18/2019 7:00 pm
End: 10/18/2019 10:00 pm

Our annual AUTUMN MASQUERADE BALL at Simi Valley featuring Quadrilles, Group Dances, and Waltzes. Doors open at 7:00 pm and dancing begins at 7:30 pm.

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

$5 payable at the door.

==PLEASE NOTE THE LOCATION==

Rancho Santa Susana Community Center (RSSCC)
5005 - C Los Angeles Avenue, Simi Valley, CA
(this is the same building as our Colonial Dance and Waltz and Polka Practice)

For more information visit https://www.simivintagedance.com/victorian-dance

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Saturday October 19, 2019
Start: 10/19/2019 3:00 pm

The Vault Dance Studio
57 Palmetto Dr, Pasadena, California 91105

From a Facebook event at: https://www.facebook.com/events/2126847910952895/

Start: 10/19/2019 7:00 pm

CICADA CLUB DEBUT - ONLY USA APPEARANCE!
DIRECT FROM ENGLAND - YOUR TICKET TO THE JAZZ AGE
Alex Mendham and his Orchestra are widely celebrated for their spectacular shows, combining jazz and swing music of the 1920s and 1930s with the modern energy and passion of their youthful years.

Start: 10/19/2019 7:00 pm

17th Annual Valentino 1920s Ball
Saturday Oct. 19, 2019
7pm-9pm Learn fun 1920s Dances
RSVP to HistoricalDance@yahoo.com

(LAST MINUTE) Event moved from UCLA Ackerman-BRR
to OFF CAMPUS Location: St. Alban's E. Church Social Hall (580 Hilgard Ave)
(across the street from UCLA at corner of Hilgard & Westholme)
GOOD NEWS: FREE PARKING!!! in the St. Alban's Parking Lot.
Enter bottom floor social hall a few steps down from parking lot, or on walkway on North side of St. Albans, which is 10 feet South of Hillel Building

Update: $15, $10 Students

Sunday October 20, 2019
Start: 10/20/2019 11:00 am

A Regency era picnic. Come in costume.
From a Facebook event at: https://www.facebook.com/events/1718455774923823/

Start: 10/20/2019 1:00 pm
End: 10/20/2019 5:30 pm

WE HAVE MOVED: OUR NEW VENUE:
2030 GLENDALE BLVD. LOS ANGELES CA 90039 (150 FEET OFF THE CA-2]

Enter Parking Lot from Baxter Street Behind the Building

The former First Ukrainian Evangelical Baptist Church is renovated with new floating wood floors, a working kitchen, and room temperatures comfortable for dancing. Parking lot off Baxter St. behind the church.

On Sunday, October 20th, 2019, please join us at English Regency Dancing celebrating the World of Jane Austen, the English Regency Period, and Dance Mistress Laura Beraha's Birthday!

Start: 10/20/2019 2:30 pm
End: 10/20/2019 4:45 pm

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Need a Break?

Learn and practice dances from the Colonial to Victorian Eras

Janet Goeske Center

5257 Sierra St. in Riverside, CA.

No partner required. Beginners Welcome.

$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 mistletoemanor@verizon.net

Tuesday October 22, 2019
Start: 10/22/2019 7:30 pm

Join the Historical Tea & Dance Society for evening dance classes; 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. $10

Beginners welcome; No partner needed;

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)


If you are not yet on our mailing list, please contact us to receive a monthly invitation. Your RSVP will help us plan for our tea to ensure bountiful portions for all.
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