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Old Sacramento Gold Rush Days Schedule 2009

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19th century ballroom dancers meet Serbian folk dancers.

     Special thanks to fellow members of the Folk Dance Federation of California, local dance schools and generous volunteers for making performing at this event possible with us. Contact us through our feedback page to volunteer.

Sacramento Ballroom Society's Dance Floor Schedule 2009
Friday, Sept. 4th, 2009
"Schools Day" Field Trip Lessons
OrganizationActivity
9:00 a.m.Sacramento Ballroom SocietyHistory of Ballroom Dance
10:00 a.m.Sacramento Ballroom SocietyFree Beginning Waltz Lesson
11:00 a.m.Sacramento Ballroom Society19th Century Ballroom Dancing
12:00 p.m.Living HistoryTown Crier
1:00 p.m.Sacramento Ballroom SocietyFree Lesson for Virginia Reel & Set Dances
2:00 p.m.Living HistoryTown Crier
3:00 p.m.Sacramento Ballroom SocietyFree Beginning Polka Lesson


ASKA Kolo Danse Ansambl

Saturday, Sept. 5th, 2009OrganizationActivity
11:00 a.m.Sacramento Ballroom Society"Dance Card Race," partner switching fun at the Town Dance. Free entry.
12:00 p.m.Living HistoryTown Crier
12:15 p.m.Sac City Dry Goods
Sacramento Ballroom Society
19th Century Costume Contest. Free entry.
12:30 p.m.Sacramento Ballroom SocietyInteractive Contra Dancing
1:00 p.m.Sacramento Ballroom SocietyInteractive 19th Century Ballroom
2:00 p.m.Living HistoryTown Crier
2:15 p.m.Living History
ReTRO, (Renaissance Teachers' Resource Organization)
"The Suspicious Desk of Mark Twain"
3:00 p.m.Sacramento Ballroom Society"Gamblers' Ball," an interactive town dance with a poker twist. Free entry.
4:00 p.m.Living HistoryTown Crier
5:00 p.m.Sacramento Ballroom SocietyFree Beginning 19th Century Ballroom Lesson.
5:30 p.m.El Dorado Scandinavian DancersScandinavian Folk Dance Show
5:45 p.m.El Dorado Scandinavian DancersFree Scandinavian Folk Dance Lesson
6:00 p.m.Sacramento Ballroom SocietyInteractive 19th Century Ballroom Dancing

Roy Butler Dance School, Left
El Dorado Scandinavian Dancers, Right

Sunday, Sept. 6th, 2009OrganizationActivity
11:00 a.m.Sacramento Ballroom Society"Gamblers' Ball," an interactive town dance with a poker twist. Free entry.
12:00 p.m.Living HistoryTown Crier
12:15 p.m.Stepping Out with the Caper KidsCape Breton Step Dance Show
12:45 p.m.ReTRO, (Renaissance Teachers Resource Organization)"James McClatchy of the Daily Bee newspaper"
1:00 p.m.Kennelly School of Irish DanceIrish Step Dance Show
1:45 p.m.Living History

ReTRO,(Renaissance Teachers Research Organization)
"Arrival of the French Mail-Order Brides"
2:00 p.m.Living HistoryTown Crier
2:15 p.m.Sac City Dry Goods
Sacramento Ballroom Society
19th Century Costume Contest
2:30 p.m.Roy Butler Dance SchoolRomanian Folk Dance Show
3:00 p.m.Stepping Out with the Caper KidsCape Breton Step Dance Show
4:00 p.m.Living HistoryTown Crier Event Announcements
4:15 p.m.Claudia's Kitchen Band
Sacramento Ballroom Society
Contra Dancing and 19th Century Ballroom
5:00 p.m.Living History"Lotta Crabtree," Young Star of the Gold Rush
5:30 p.m.ASKA Kolo Danse AnsamblSerbian Folk Dance Show
6:00 p.m.Sacrameto Ballroom SocietyInteractive 19th Century Ballroom Dancing


Kennelly School of Irish Dance

Monday, Sept. 7th, 2009OrganizationActivity
11:00 a.m.Sacramento Ballroom SocietyDance Caller and Set Dances
12:00 p.m.Living HistoryTown Crier
12:15 p.m.Sacramento Ballroom Society"Dance Card Race," partner switching fun at the Town Dance. Free entry.
1:00 p.m.Sacramento Ballroom Society19th Century Ballroom Dancing
2:00 p.m.Living HistoryTown Crier
2:15 p.m.Sac City Dry Goods
Sacramento Ballroom Society
19th Century Costume Contest
2:30 p.m.Sacramento Ballroom Society"Sacramento Flood Mazurka"
3:00 p.m.Sacramento Ballroom SocietyFree Beginning Mazurka Lesson


Stepping Out with the Caper Kids, Left
Sacramento Ballroom Society, Right

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