RSCDS Twin Cities Branch 36th Annual Grand Ball
14 April 2012

Travel back to the era in which the RSCDS was founded -- the Roaring Twenties -- at this year's ball!

Schedule | Registration | | Contact | Program

Schedule of Events:
Friday, 13 April
Ball Practice I (walk-through)

Southwest Senior Center, 3612 Bryant Ave S, Minneapolis
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Saturday, 14 April
Ball Practice II (walk-through) The Celtic Junction, 836 Prior Ave N, St. Paul
10am to 12pm

Grand Ball
with music by Thistledown (Anne Benson, Sherry Ladig, Pat O'Loughlin, and Ken Steffenson)
The Celtic Junction
836 Prior Ave N, St. Paul
6:00 pm -- Socializing and Potluck Dinner
7:30 pm -- Grand March and Dancing [program]

There will be a silent auction as a fundraiser to subsidize the cost of the ball weekend. If you have items to donate, please contact Andy McCracken (andrewmcc [at]

After-Glow Party Fer Horn will host an after-glow party immediately following the ball at her home in St. Paul. Please bring food or drink share. Directions available at the ball
Sunday, 15 April

Please join us for a potluck brunch, beginning at 10:30am at the home of Amy and Dean Muldoon in south Minneapolis. Directions available at the ball.


Advance Registration (by April 9): $35.00
Registration at the Door: $40.00
Student Rate: $28.00
Dinner Only (non-dancer) -- $25.00

To register, please print out, fill in, and submit the registration form.

Ball registrar: Tom Harries, e-mail: registrar [at]


Eric Salo, Ball Co-Chair, e-mail: chair [at]

Grand Ball Program:

Borrowdale Exchange 32 R mixer Haynes/Carnforth 2
Lady Wynd 32 J 3C Goldring/Graded and Soc. 2
New Abbey 32 S 2C Goldring/Graded and Soc. 2
A Capital Jig 32 J 3C RSCDS 5 for 2009
Culla Bay 32 R 4C sq RSCDS 41
Deil Amang the Tailors 32 R 3C RSCDS 14
Mrs Stewart's Jig 32 J 3C RSCDS 35
The Falkirk Lass 32 S 3C Merse
Catch the Wind 32 H 3C RSCDS 45
Highland Fair 32 J 3C RSCDS Graded
Linnea's Strathspey 32 S 3C Dunsmuir
Pinewoods Reel 32 R 3C Yankee Sampler
The Flight of the Falcon 32 J 3C Anniversary Tensome
The Balquidder Strathspey 32 S 3C RSCDS 24
The Barmkin 32 R 4C sq RSCDS Graded Book 2
Ladies' Fancy 32 J 2C RSCDS 13
Minister on the Loch 32 S 3CS RSCDS 6 for 2008
Mrs MacLeod 32 R 3C RSCDS 6

Download ball dance instructions (PDF) [Updated 3 April 2012: Corrected instructions for Balquidder Strathspey]

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