Scottish Country Dancing in the Washington, D.C. Area, the Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia Branches of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society

Calendar of Events

March 2020 April 2020 May 2020 Upcoming in 2020

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POSTPONED: Saturday, March 21, 2020
Richmond St. Patrick's Day Dance
2 p.m., The Dance Space, 6004-A, West Broad St., Richmond VA
Music: Tim Macdonald and Jeremy Ward, from Chicago
Admission: $22
Cribs and videos
Light refreshments will be served during intermission.

CANCELED: Saturday-Sunday, March 21-22, 2020
39th Pittsburgh Highland Ball Weekend
Teacher: Tine McKay, Mountville, PA
Music: Highland Square - Elissa Hock-Wimmer (piano), Fred Mamula (fiddle), Jack Lindberg(flute/whistle/banjo), Arthur McNair (Accordion)

CANCELED: Sunday, March 29, 2020
Beginners' Boost (PDF)
For newer dancers and those who wish to polish the basics.
2 p.m. (arrival 1:45 p.m., warmups at 2) to 3:30 p.m. at the
Del Ray United Methodist Church
100 East Windsor Ave., Alexandria, VA 22301. Entrance to the social Hall is on side street - Clyde Street.
Teacher: Maria Ward
Music: Becky Ross, fiddle
Admission: $10; students with ID $5

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CANCELED: Saturday, April 4, 2020
Challenge Class (PDF)
This energetic class is intended for experienced dancers who want to be challenged and work on their own dancing.
1:30 (shoes on!)-3:30 p.m.Truro Community Clubhouse
4146 Elizabeth Lane, Annandale VA 22003
Teacher: Yvonne Yang
Music: Becky Ross, fiddle; Jane Ziki, piano
Suggested donation: $15 to cover facility and musician cost

POSTPONED: Saturday-Sunday, April 18-19
Delaware Valley 50th Anniversary Celebration

CANCELED: Saturday, April 25, 2020
2020 Capital Weekend Workshop and Ball
Walkersville Town Hall, Walkersville, MD
Teacher: Susan Tumlin, Atlanta, GA
Stay Tuned for updates!

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CANCELED: Friday, May 1-Sunday, May 17
RSCDS Spring Fling/Fringe
Spring Fling is for dancers age 12-35. Spring Fringe is for dancers age 35+.
St. Petersburg, Russia and Toronto, Canada

CANCELED: Friday-Sunday, May 8-10, 2020
Boston Branch Highland Ball Weekend

Sunday, May 17, 2020
Baltimore Spring Tea Dance
2 p.m.; $20 (students $15)
Catonsville Presbyterian Church
1400 Frederick Road, Catonsville, MD
Music by Terpsichore: Elke Baker - fiddle, Liz Donaldson - piano, and Marty Taylor - winds and concertina

Sunday, May 31, 2020
Your Basic Tea Dance!
2 p.m.Truro Community Clubhouse
4146 Elizabeth Lane, Annandale VA 22003

Top of page Upcoming in 2020

Sunday-Saturday, July 5-11, 2020
Blue Ridge Scottish Dance School
Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

Friday, July 10-Saturday, July 18, 2020
Pinewoods Scottish Sessions I-II
Friday-Monday, July 10-13, 2020 Session I
Monday-Saturday, July 13-18, 2020 Session II
Pinewoods Camp, Plymouth, MA

Friday, July 19-Sunday, August 2, 2020
TAC Summer Events
Sunday-Sunday, July 29-August 2 Teacher Candidate Classes Friday-Sunday, July 24-26, 2020 Teachers Conference Weekend
Sunday-Sunday, July-26-August 2, 2020 Summer School
Summer School is open to all dancers!
Mount Royal University, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

CANCELED: Sunday, July 19-Sunday, August 16, 2020
RSCDS Summer School
Sunday-Sunday, July 19-26, 2020 Week 1
Sunday-Sunday, July 26-August 2 Week 2
Sunday-Sunday, August 2-9 Week 3
Sunday-Sunday, August 9-16 Week 4
Check the schedule to see teachers, musicians, and which weeks teacher training, DAA, and other specialty courses are offered.
St. Andrews University, St. Andrews, Scotland