2010 GIGS

January 2010:
Sat 9th: 6:00pm-until English Country Dancing
guest fiddler with Hot Toddy: Anna Rain, recorders; and Melissa Running, piano
Gadsbys Tavern
Alexandria, VA
Fri 15th: 8:30-11:30pm Contra Dance
with Green Light Karma: Andrew Marcus, accordion; Dave Wiesler, piano
sponsored by Friday Night Dance
Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park
Glen Echo, MD
Sun 17th: afternoon Twelfth Night Party Scottish Country Dance
with Waverley Station: Liz Donaldson, piano, piano
sponsored by Harrisburg Scottish Country Dancers
Harrisburg, PA
Sat 23rd: 1:00pm-until Robert Burns Scottish Country Dance
with Thistle House: Dan Emery, pipes and flute; Dave Wiesler, piano
sponsored by Monroe Highlands Scottish Country Dancers
Charlottesville, VA
Wed 27th: 8:00-10:30pm English Country Dance
with Ralph Gordon, cello; and Melissa Running, piano; with Diane Schmidt, caller
sponsored by Folklore Society of Greater Washington
Town Hall
Glen Echo, MD
Sun 31st: afternoon Private Birthday Party
with Dave Wiesler, piano and guitar; Ralph Gordon, bass
Bethesda, MD
Sun 31st: 7:30-10:30pm Contra Dance
with Waverley Station: Ralph Gordon, cello and bass; Liz Donaldson, piano, piano
sponsored by Folklore Society of Greater Washington
Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park
Glen Echo, MD

February 2010:
Fri 12th: evening Concert
with Hanneke Cassel, fiddle; Natalie Haas, cello; Chris Lewis, guitar; Bethany Waickman, guitar; Emerald Rae, fiddle; and Lissa Schneckenburger, fiddle; among others
Leominster, MA
Fri 12th - Mon 15th Pure Dead Brilliant Fiddle Weekend
with Hanneke Cassel, fiddle and Music Director; Natalie Haas, cello; Bethany Waickman, guitar; and Lissa Schneckenburger, fiddle; among others
Leominster, MA
Sun 21st: 3:30-6:00pm Couples Dance
with Waverley Station: Ralph Gordon, cello and bass; Liz Donaldson, piano, piano, and Barbara Heitz, flute
sponsored by Waltz Time
Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park
Glen Echo, MD

March 2010:
Sat 13th: daytime Scottish Country Dance Music Workshop
with Waverley Station: Liz Donaldson, piano
sponsored by San Francisco Branch of the RSCDS
Arlington Community Church Hall
52 Arlington Avenue
Kensington, CA 94707
Sat 13th: 7:00pm Scottish Country Dance Party
with Waverley Station: Liz Donaldson, piano
sponsored by San Francisco Branch of the RSCDS
Arlington Community Church Hall
52 Arlington Avenue
Kensington, CA 94707
Wed 17th: 8:00-10:00pm English Country Dance
with Waverley Station: Liz Donaldson, piano; with Alan Winston, caller
Mountain View, CA
Thurs 18th: evening Scottish Country Dance Class
with Waverley Station: Liz Donaldson, piano
sponsored by Royal Scottish Country Dance Society San Francisco Branch
Noe Valley Ministry
Noe Valley
San Francisco, CA
Fri 19th - Sun 21st BACDS Spring Dance Weekend
with Waverley Station: Liz Donaldson, piano
sponsored by Bay Area Country Dance Society
Monte Toyon Camp
Aptos, CA
Sun 21st: 7:00-10:00pm Contra Dance
with Waverley Station: Liz Donaldson, piano; with Seth Tepfer, caller
sponsored by Traditional Dancers of Santa Cruz
Felton Community Hall
Felton, CA

April 2010:
Sat 3rd: afternoon Dread Pirate Rappers Street Performances in Adams Morgan, U Street, and Columbia Heights Washington, DC
Fri 9th Richmond Springforth Dance Weekend Opening Contra Dance
with The High Drive: Paul Oortz, mandolin; and Dave Wiesler, piano
sponsored by Traditional American Dance and Music (TADAMS)
Richmond, VA
Wed 14th: 8:00-10:30pm English Country Dance
with Anna Rain, recorders; and Liz Donaldson, piano; with Bob Farrall, caller
sponsored by Folklore Society of Greater Washington
Town Hall
Glen Echo, MD

May 2010:
Sat 1st: 8:30pm-until Terrapin Spring Ball (Scottish Country Dance)
with Waverley Station: Liz Donaldson, piano; and guest piper Dan Emery
sponsored by UMBC Student Scottish Country Dancers
Colony Ballroom
University of Maryland Stamp Student Union
College Park, MD
Sat 15th: evening Scottish Country Dance
with Dave Wiesler, piano
sponsored by Gatlinburg Scottish Festival and Games
Gatlinburg, TN
Sat 22nd: evening Washington Spring Ball
with Waverley Station: Ralph Gordon, cello and bass; and Liz Donaldson, piano, piano
sponsored by Folklore Society of Greater Washington
Greater Washington, DC
Wed 26th: 8:00-10:30pm English Country Dance
with Dan Gillespie, recorders; and Melissa Running, piano; with Tom Amesse, caller
sponsored by Folklore Society of Greater Washington
Town Hall
Glen Echo, MD

June 2010:
Sat 5th: afternoon Scottish Country Dance
with Waverley Station: Liz Donaldson, piano
sponsored by Monroe Highlands Scottish Country Dancers
Sherando Lake
Lyndhurst, VA

July 2010:
July 5th - 9th English-Scottish Session at Pinewoods
with Liz Donaldson, Music Director and piano; Paul Anderson, fiddle; Karen Axelrod, piano; Doug Creighton, flutes, melodeon; Dan Emery, winds, pipes; Susie Lorand, fiddle; and Paul Woodiel, fiddle; with teachers Joanna Reiner (English Country); Terry Harvey (Scottish Country); Jennifer Schoonover (Scottish Country, Highland); Karen Lavellee-Tente (Scottish Country); Laurie Cumming (Longsword); John Mayberry (Morris and singing); and Linda Nelson (English Country)
sponsored by CDS Boston Centre and RSCDS Boston
Pinewoods Camp
Darlington, MA
Fri 23rd: 8:30-11:30pm Contra Dance
with Waverley Station: Ralph Gordon, cello and bass; and Liz Donaldson, piano, piano
sponsored by Friday Night Dance
Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park
Glen Echo, MD

August 2010:
Sun 1st: 3:30-6:00pm Couples Dance
with Green Light Karma: Andrew Marcus, accordion; Dave Wiesler, piano
sponsored by Waltz Time
Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park
Glen Echo, MD
Sun 1st: 7:30-10:30pm Contra Dance
with Green Light Karma: Andrew Marcus, accordion; Dave Wiesler, piano
sponsored by Folklore Society of Greater Washington
Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park
Glen Echo, MD
Wed 4th: 8:00-10:30pm English Country Dance
with Edith Coakley, violin and viola; and Liz Donaldson, piano, piano; with Tom Spilsbury, caller
sponsored by Folklore Society of Greater Washington
Town Hall
Glen Echo, MD

September 2010:
Fri 24th - Sun 26th Scottish Weekend
with Liz Donaldson, piano; Mike Dunn, fiddle; Dan Emery, flute and pipes; Ralph Gordon, cello and bass; Anne Hooper, fiddle; Ryan McKasson, fiddle; Melissa Running, piano; Nora Smith, fiddle; and Dave Wiesler, piano

sponsored by Scottish Weekend
Camp Timber Ridge
High View, WV
Wed 29th: 8:30pm-10:30pm English Country Dance
with Susan Brandt, flute; and Liz Donaldson, piano; with Bruce Hamilton, caller
sponsored by Folklore Society of Greater Washington
Town Hall
Glen Echo, MD

October 2010:
Sat 2nd: 7:30pm-until English Country Dance
with Ralph Gordon, cello and bass; with Melissa Running, caller
sponsored by Piedmont Regency Dancers
Upperville, VA
Wed 6th: 8:30pm-10:30pm English Country Dance
with Dan Gillespie, recorders; and Julie Gorka, piano; with Joseph Pimentel, caller
sponsored by Folklore Society of Greater Washington
Town Hall
Glen Echo, MD
Sat 23rd: afternoon Scottish Country Dance
with Dave Wiesler, piano
sponsored by Scottish Country Dancers of Richmond, VA and Richmond Highland Games and Celtic Festival
Richmond, VA
Sat 23rd: evening Contra Dance
with Green Light Karma: Andrew Marcus, accordion; Dave Wiesler, piano
sponsored by Mid-Maryland Folk Arts Council
Frederick, MD

November 2010:
Thu 25th: 8:00-11:00pm Old Farmers' Ball Contra Dance
with Laurie Fisher, piano, fiddle, and drums
Warren Wilson College
Swannanoa, NC
Fri 26th: 8:00-11:00pm Contra Dance
with Laurie Fisher, piano, fiddle, and drums
Atlanta, GA
Sat 27th Contra Dance
with Laurie Fisher, piano, fiddle, and drums
Sautee, GA
Mon 29th: 8:00-10:30pm Contra Dance
with Laurie Fisher, piano, fiddle, and drums
Grey Eagle
Asheville, NC

December 2010:
Sat 4th: 2:00pm-until Christmas Walk Scottish Country Dance
with Melissa Running, piano
sponsored by RSCDS Northern Virginia Branch
Durant Center
Alexandria, VA
Fri 17th: 8:00pm-until Perdues English Country Dance
with Susan Brandt; and Dave Wiesler, piano
Media, PA
31st: 9:00 until Hogmannay New Year's Ball
with Laura Risk, fiddle; and Dave Wiesler, piano
sponsored by Delaware Valley Branch, RSCDS
Swarthmore College
Philadelphia, PA