Central Virginia Contradances

Stringrays
October 21-23, 2016
Featuring Stringrays w/ Sarah VanNorstrand calling


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Sarahvannorstrand 2016 is our 40th Anniversary. Hope you will join us!

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To celebrate our 40th Anniversary, we have some special events planned to add to your festival enjoyment.


To start off, Friday night is T-shirt Night! Show your spirit and wear your oldest, most favorite or most presentable Fall Festival T-shirt out on the dance floor! There’ll be prizes . . .


Then, Saturday night dance is our Grand Ball - dress up in your finest, fanciest or funniest. More prizes!


You’ve heard of Pokemon Go, right? Well, here at the Fall Festival, we’ve been invaded by Hokey Pokemon! Collect them all! No cell phone needed. Check in at the Dancer Service Center for more information . . . and keep your eyes peeled throughout the weekend.


Fall Festival Trivia: You’ve been coming to this festival for years, or maybe you're a newcomer and you’ve just heard the stories and the rumors. Test your knowledge of Festival History with our all new, all true Trivia Contest! Details at the Dancer Service Center. More cool prizes!



Workshops


In the gym:

English 9:15 to 10:30
Ron L.
Fiddle Jennifer Myer, Piano-forte Lynne Mackie

Intermediate Waltz 10: 45-11:45
Gaye Fifer leader
Music by Wheelhouse: Rya Martin, Jim Harrington, Kathy Bower

Workshop with String Rays etc. 1- 2:15
and 2:30- 3:45


Blues Dance with Phoebe Williams 4-5
recorded music

In the cafe:

Squares:10: 30-11:45
Tom Hinds, caller
Rick Martin, fiddle
George Frick, guitar
Alan Firth, bass
Pete Vigour, banjo

Open Jam with Pete and Ellen after lunch

Calling Workshop with Janine Smith 4-5
Walter Hojka, fiddle
Lori Lichtenwalner, bass
Bill Wellington, banjo
Sue Reed, guitar.




Housing:

Directions:


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Address: Walker Upper Elementary School, 1700 Rose Hill Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22903

FROM THE NORTH: Take US-29 South
Turn left at Hydraulic Rd
Turn left at 250 Bypass
Take the exit toward Dairy Rd/Meadowbrook Heights Rd
Straight through the stop sign (it looks like you are about to get back on the bypass)
Take the 1st right onto Gentry Ln
Destination will be on the left

FROM THE EAST: Take I-64 West
Take Exit 124 for US-250 toward Charlottesville/Shadwell
Turn Right at Richmond Rd./US-250 West
Stay straight to go onto US-250 Bypass West/Long St.
Turn Right onto Meadowbrook Heights Rd.
Take first Left onto Grove Rd.
Slight left at St. Annes Rd.
Left toward Gentry Lane (It looks like you are getting on the entrance ramp for the bypass)
Take 1st Right onto Gentry Lane
Destination will be on the Left

FROM THE SOUTHEAST:
Take 95 North to I-64 West
Follow directions above (From the East)

FROM THE SOUTH:
Take 29 North into Charlottesville
Continue onto US-250 East
Follow directions above (From the North)

FROM THE WEST:
Take I-64 East
Take Exit 118B to merge onto US-29 North toward Charlottesville/Culpeper
Continue onto US-250 East
Follow directions above (From the North)