Fàilte Ball 2021

Saturday, 4 December 2021
with music by Thistledown

We hope to see you on the dance floor in real life this year! Join us at the historic Triune Masonic Temple for an afternoon of fun, beginner-friendly* dances, live music, and light refreshments. An optional group dinner outing follows the ball.

Attending your first Scottish country dance ball? Here’s some tips on SCD etiquette and what to expect at a ball.

Please be aware of and prepared to comply with the RSCDS-Twin Cities Branch COVID-19 Safety Policy

Tickets and Registration

Register online or print the registration form and mail it or bring it to Monday night class with a check

Standard ticket price – $30.00
First time attending a Scottish country dance ball – $25.00
Music and refreshments only (non-dancer) – $10.00


7pm-9pmBall practice @ Zorongo, 3715 Minnehaha Ave, Ste C Minneapolis, 55406
(we will walk through most of the dances on the program)
1:30pmDoors Open @ Triune Masonic Temple, 1898 Iglehart Ave., St. Paul, 55104
2pmFestive promenade and dancing
Please bring cookies or fruit to share during the break
5:30pm (approx)UPDATED: Group dinner outing to Tinto Kitchen in south Minneapolis
>>More information and sign-up to join us

2021 Fàilte Ball Dance Program

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No. Name Type Shape Publication
1 The Legacy J32 3/4L Goddard: Pinewoods 2
2 The Carleton Strathspey S32 3/4L Queen 1
3 The British Grenadiers R32 3/4L MMM
4 Strip the Willow J40 4/4L RSCDS I
5 The Braes of Mellinish S32 2/4L RSCDS XXV
6 Mrs MacLeod R32 3/4L RSCDS VI
7 Interval
8 New Year Jig J32 3/4L Robson: RSCDS LI
9 Fair Donald S32 3/4L RSCDS XXIX
10 Round Reel of Eight R88 4S RSCDS XXVII
11 Light and Airy J32 3/4L Campbell: RSCDS IV
12 Invercauld's Reel S32 3/4L Bowman: RSCDS XI
13 The Reel of the 51st Division R32 3/4L Atkinson: RSCDS XIII
Strathspey SCD Database Cribs Diagrams

*PLEASE NOTE: Although we consider this event to be “beginner-friendly,” we do assume that dance participants have some previous exposure to Scottish country dancing (a few classes at least) and familiarity with the terminology. Please contact us at info [at] rscds-twincities.org if you have any questions about your ability to participate.

Past Fàilte Balls