Saturday, 3 December 2022
with music by Thistledown
We hope to see you on the dance floor in real life this year! Mark your calendars now and plan to join us at Olivet Congregational Church (1850 Iglehart Ave, St. Paul MN) for an afternoon of fun, beginner-friendly* dances, live music, and light refreshments. Stay for a potluck dinner afterwards.
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 Please bring a mask and be prepared to wear it if requested.
Tickets and Registration
Standard ticket price – $30.00
First time attending a Scottish country dance ball – $25.00
Music and refreshments only (non-dancer) – $10.00
|FRIDAY, 2 DEC|
|7pm-9pm||Ball practice @ Zorongo, 3715 Minnehaha Ave, Ste C Minneapolis, 55406|
(we will walk through most of the dances on the program)
|SATURDAY, 3 DEC|
|1:30pm||Doors Open @ Olivet Congregational Church, 1850 Iglehart Ave., St. Paul, 55104|
|2pm||Festive promenade and dancing|
There will be shortbread and tea during the break
|5:30pm (approx)||Potluck dinner at the church — Please bring a dish to share|
2022 Fàilte Ball Dance Program
|1||The Lady Wynd||J32||3/4L||Goldring Graded 2|
|3||Thornycroft||R32||2/4L||Goldring Graded 2|
|4||I'll mak' ye fain to follow me||J32||3/4L||Boag (18C): RSCDS VI|
|5||Far from Home||S32||3/4L||Macfarlane: Tayside Dance Coll. Volume II|
|6||Catch the Wind||R32||3/4L||Butterfield: RSCDS XLV|
|8||Gay Gordons||X16||1RR||Collins SCD|
|9||Seann Triubhas Willichan||S32||2/4L||Wilson: RSCDS XXVII|
|10||The Provost Wynd||R32||3/4L||Goldring: RSCDS Graded 2|
|11||Joie de Vivre||J32||3/4L||Maarseveen: RSCDS XXXIX|
|12||Dalkeith's Strathspey||S32||3/4L||RSCDS IX|
|13||The Reel of the Royal Scots||R32||3/4L||Goldring: RSCDS Leaflets|
|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.