George Washington Ball

The Ball

The next George Washington Ball will be on Saturday, March 2, 2024 at 7pm.  We will be dancing on the wooden floors of Kaplan Parish Hall at St. Bede Catholic Church in Williamsburg, VA, with music provided by the fabulous “Hot Toddy” (Anna Rain on recorders, Melissa Running on keyboard, and Edith Coakley Stowe on violin).

The dances: Dancing Across the Atlantic, Europe’s Revels, The Flying Sorceress, Fourpence Ha’penny Farthing, Hambleton’s Round-O, Heidenroslein, The Hop Ground, Indian Princess, Jack by the Hedge, Kneeland Romp, Leather Lake House, The Lord Mayor’s Delight, Mile of Smiles, Mr. Beveridge’s Maggot, Peace Be With You, Portsmouth, Prince William, Punch Bowl, Treasure of the Big Woods, Vivaldi in Paradise

Covid policy: Masking against covid is encouraged but not required.  We ask that attendees be vaccinated; you should not attend if you have a fever, symptoms of or recent exposure to covid-19, or other obvious signs of illness. If you are unable to attend due to covid or other illness, full refunds will be issued.  Attending this in-person dance event carries inherent risk of exposure; by attending the Ball you accept personal responsibility for this risk.

Register for the ball using the flier here OR register online by filling out this google form and then submitting payment via check or Zelle.

Dance instructions can be downloaded here.  See videos of the dances here.

Below are some video clips from past balls to feed your anticipation for the next one!

Dancing “Trip to Tintagel” at the 2014 George Washington Ball

Dancing “All Who Wander” at the 2014 George Washington Ball