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2017


Veselo Saturday, August 19, 2017
DRINA JOHNSON AND CHRIS BAJMAKOVICH AT VESELO
SPONSORED BY: Veselo Selo
     Unitarian Universalist Church
     511 S. Harbor Blvd., Anaheim, CA 92805
TIME: 7:30 to 11:00 p.m.
INFORMATION: Drina Johnson teaching Greek folk dances and Chris Bajmakovich, master Macedonian accordionist, playing for your enjoyment.
COST: $10.00
CONTACT: Veselo Selo

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Cerritos Harwood Lodge Saturday and Sunday, August 27 and 28, 2017
CERRITOS HARWOOD WEEKEND
SPONSORED BY: Cerritos Folk Dancers
     Harwood Lodge
     Mt. Baldy Rd., Mt. Baldy, CA 91759
INFORMATION: Fee includes 1 night lodging and 3 meals. Members, family members, and friends are all welcome. Saturday lunch: Prepare your own (share if you like). Saturday afternoon and Sunday Morning: Easy hiking to a waterfall. Optionally hiking by your own or stay in the lodge. Saturday night: Dancing and games. Work together for dinner, breakfast, and Sunday lunch. One men's bedroom and one women's bedroom. Bring your own bedding and toiletries.
COST: $50 per person
SIGNUP: Tong Lu or Wen Chiang – 562-865-8854
CARPOOL: Sue – 562-338-2298
QUESTIONS: Email

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Waltz and Hambo Workshop Sunday, September 10, 2017
WALTZ AND HAMBO WORKSHOP
SPONSORED BY: Skandia South Dance Club
     Woman's Club of Bellflower
     9402 Oak St., Bellflower, CA 90706
TIME: 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.
INFORMATION: Taught by Skandia South staff. Music provided by Skandia South Dance Club musicians. These dances work best of you wear smooth-soled shoes.
COST: Free
CONTACT: Ted Martin – 714-893-8888 – Email

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Narodni Thursday, September 14, 2017
NARODNI HOMECOMING
SPONSORED BY: Narodni
     Woman's Club of Bellflower
     9402 Oak St., Bellflower, CA 90706
TIME: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.
INFORMATION: Singles, couples, and families welcome! Bring a finger food or non-alcoholic beverage to share. Beautiful wooden floor and lots of free parking.
COST: $??.??
CONTACT: Narodni

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xxxxxx Saturday and Sunday, September 23 and 24, 2017
INTERNATIONAL HARVEST FESTIVAL
SPONSORED BY: The Folk Dancers of Balboa Park
     Balboa Park Club
     2144 Pan American Rd W, San Diego, CA 92101
TIME: 12:30 to 4:40 p.m.
INFORMATION: Supported by the San Diego Paark and Recreation Department and sponsored by the International Dance Association of San Diego County and the Folk Dance Federation of California, South, Inc.
COST: Free
CONTACT: 619-287-5014 – Email

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Macedonian Festival Sunday, October 15, 2017
23rd ANNUAL MACEDONIAN FESTIVAL
SPONSORED BY: ST. Mary's
     St. Mary's Macedonian Orthodox Church
     10550 Whittier Blvd., Whittier, CA 90606
TIME: 12:00 p.m.
INFORMATION: Dance performances, musical guests, traditional home cooking, pastries, games, and raffles.
COST: Free
CONTACT: Cane Carovski – (323) 819-1961 – -or- Church – (562) 695-3323

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Hess Kramer Friday to Sunday, October 20 to 22, 2017
CAMP HESS KRAMER
SPONSORED BY: Folk Dance Federation of California, South, Inc.
     Camp Hess Kramer
     11495 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu, CA 90265
INFORMATION: Teachers are Beverly Barr (line dances), Gary Diggs (August Camp dances and more), Denise Heenan (Stockton Fok Dance Camp dances), and Israel Yakovee (Israeli and Yemenite dances). The weekend includes two nights lodging, six meals, snacks, teaching sessions, review sessions, evening dance parties, happy hour, ice cream social, and if you can find the time, hiking, beach strolling, and other outdoor activities.

COST: $190 per person: Dorm room - 2 to 5 persons (bring bedding and towels)
            $230 per person: Room in Redwood Building - Semi-private bath, sleeps 2 or 3, bring bedding and towels.
            $255 per person: Room under dining hall, semi-private bath, sleeps 2, with bedding, towls and maid service.
            $295 per person: Deluxe room in the Conference Center, private bath, with bedding, towels, and maid service.
            $40 Single Supplement; $50 Conference Center.
            The syllabus is $5.00.
           Give your name, address, city, state, ZIP, home phone, work phone, email, and state whether you have or want a roommate (and their name), are a smoker or non-smoker, and whether you are a vegetarian, plus an emergency contact and their phone number.
CONTACT: Beverly or Irwin Barr – 310-202-6166 or 310-478-4659 – Email

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2018


Pasadena Winter Festival Sunday, January 14, 2018
PASADENA WINTER FESTIVAL
SPONSORED BY: Pasadena Folk Dance Co-op
     Scottish Rite Center
     150 N. Madison Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101
TIME: 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.
INFORMATION: After December 1, 2018, click here for the dance list. Desserts and savories will be provided.
COST: $10.00
CONTACT: Marc Rayman – 818-790-8523 – Email

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Cerritos Lunar New Year Sunday, February 11, 2018
LUNAR NEW YEAR FESTIVAL
SPONSORED BY: Cerritos Folk Dancers
     Cerritos Senior Center
     12340 South St., Cerritos, CA 90703
TIME: 1:00 to 5:45 p.m.
INFORMATION: Teachers: Tineke and Maurits van Geel. Finger foods to share are welcome, but not necessary.
COST: $12.00 ($10.00 if paid by February 4, 2018)
CONTACT: Wen Chiang – 562-338-2298 – Email

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Cerritos Festival Saturday, June 16, 2018
NINTH ANNUAL CERRITOS FESTIVAL
SPONSORED BY: Cerritos Folk Dancers
     Cerritos Senior Center
     12340 South St., Cerritos, CA 90703
TIME: 1:00 to 5:45 p.m.
INFORMATION: You are welcome to bring finger food or non-alcoholic beverage to share with others. Your traditional or special costume will add splendid color to the party. Each group is welcome to perform, lead, and/or request one or more dances (please let us know in advance to schedule your time).
COST: $6.00 per person at the door ($5.00 if prepaid by June 9, 2018).
CONTACT: Sue – 562-338-2298 – Email

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Yearly Folk Dance Events

January, Pasadena Winter Festival, Pasadena, CA
January or February, Chinese New Year's Festival, Artesia, CA
March, Laguna Festival, Laguna Woods, CA
March, Westwood's Camp Hess Kramer, Malibu, CA
March or April, Westwood's Spring Festival, Culver City, CA
May or June, California Statewide Festival, location varies
June, Cerritos Folk Dance Festival, Cerritos, CA
July, Summerfest, Bellflower, CA
September, International Harvest Festival, San Diego, CA
October, Camp Hess Kramer Institute, Malibu, CA
December, Pasadena Folk Dance Co-op New Year's Eve Party, Pasadena, CA
December, Veselo Selo Folk Dancers New Year's Eve Party, Anaheim, CA
End of December and beginning of January, Camp Hess Kramer New Year's Weekend, Malibu, CA