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Balboa Park Harvest Festival 2023 *** FREE ***

Saturday Sep 16 and Sunday Sep 17, 12 noon-4:00pm

 

September 16 -  Saturday

Host: Cabrillo Folk Dancers

12:00 p.m. Warm-up Dancing

1:00 p.m. Teaching of Israeli dances by Michael-Leonard Creditor

2 p.m. Peformance by the Oriental Gems Belly Dancers

2:30 p.m. Teaching of Couple Dances by David Odenwalder

3:30 p.m.  Requests and fun dancing

September 17 - Sunday

         Host:  SD Intl and San Diego Folk Dancers

12:00 p.m. Warm-up Dancing

1:00 p.m. Teaching of couple dances and mixers by Georgina Sham

2 p.m. Teaching of Balkan line dances by Michael-Leonard Creditor

3:00 p.m.  Open dancing - requests and reviews

4:00 p.m. End of Festival - Everybody cleanup

Harvest Festival Balboa Park (google.com)

Saturday, Sept 16, 2023  Additional evening parties:
4:00pm-6:30pm Big Band Party (1940's vs 1980's) COST: $5 1940's Big Band vs 1980's Little Band + Cumbia & Cha Cha Cha (Playlist: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TOPSETBUgvQ&list=PL8TanXU59LwGHD0oLr5NM-wPvqNYkCnLx&index=1

Hosted by Swing & Salsa, San Diego https://idasdc.wixsite.com/swingsalsa


6:30pm–9:30pm Contra/English/Square dance Cost: $10

calling Frannie Marr with live music by Audrey Jaber (fiddle) and Chip Prince (piano)  Hosted by San Diego Folk Heritage / Contra Dancers

https://sdfolkheritage.org/contradance/


Location: Balboa Park Club, Balboa Park

2144 Pan American W Rd, San Diego, CA 92101

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IDA Flyer in PDF format - updated 06/02/23

COME DANCE WITH US!

 

The International Dance Association of San Diego County is a unique non-profit organization supported by the San Diego Park and Recreation Department, and is dedicated to promoting and encouraging dancing as a social recreation for the public. 

Yearly events with IDA club participation

February 2023

Sat 2/4/23 9:30-4:30pm San Diego 'N' Line workshop

Sat 2/4/23 12-2pm Viennese Workshop Recital Hall

Sat 2/4/23 5:30-9:30pm Viennese Ball – Waltz & Such

Sun 2/5/23 12-5pm Balboa Park Folk Dance workshop

March 2023

Sat 03/11/23 St. Patrick’s Day Parade – Pride of Erin

Parade from 10:30am-1pm Irish Festival 1pm-6pm

http://www.stpatsparade.org

Sun 03/12/23 House of Ireland Lawn Program

Pride of Erin   http://www.houseofireland.org

Sat 03/25/23 International Dance Assn Festival

Sat 03/25/23 Evening dance - 1970's Disco Dance

Sun 03/26/23 International Dance Assn Festival

April 2023

April 1, 2023 RSCDS (Scottish) Anniversary Ball    http://www.dancescottishsd.org/

May

May 11-14, 2023 Gator by the Bay – Bon Temps Cajun

https://www.gatorbythebay.com/ 

June – San Diego County Fair -

https://sdfair.com/          Jun 7 2023 - Sun July 4, 2023

Sat Jun 10 - Folk Dance Clubs 12:30-1:30pm Coors

Sat Jun 25 - N Line Dancers 11:30-12:30pm Coors

Sun July 2 - Waltz & Such 4-5pm Funville Infield

Scottish Highland Games – San Diego Scottish Country Dancers https://sdhighlandgames.org/  Jun 24/24 2023

Sep – FREE Harvest Festival at the Balboa Park Club

Sat 9/16/23 12-5pm Folk Dance Clubs workshops

Sun 9/17/23 12-5pm Folk Dance Clubs workshops

Oct – Oktoberfest: Performing Folk Dancers

http://www.germanclubsandiego.org/ 

Dec – December Nights - BTSC - Cajun/Zydeco Stage

https://tinyurl.com/y966yhnp  Fri/Sat Dec 1 & 2, 2023

Free street fairs in San Diego

From the San Diego Swing Cats Calendar

https://sdswingcats.com/street-fairs/

  • Sat Sep 9: Clairemont Family Day [FB] [map]

  • Sat-Sun Sep 9-10: ArtWalk Carlsbad [map]

  • Sat-Sun Sep 16-17: Oceanside Harbor Days [*] [map]

  • Sat-Sun Sep 23-24: Adams Avenue Street Fair [FB] [map]

  • Sat-Sun Sep 23-24: Mission Bay Pacific Islander Festival [map]

  • Sun Sep 24: Encinitas Oktoberfest [map]

  • Fri-Sun Sep 29 – Oct 1: El Cajon Oktoberfest www.germanclubsandiego.org

  • Fri-Sun Sep 29 – Oct 1: La Mesa Oktoberfest [*] [map]

  • Fri-Sun Oct 6 – Oct 8: El Cajon Oktoberfest www.germanclubsandiego.org

  • Sat Sep 30: Mira Mesa Asian Pacific Cultural Festival [FB] [map]

Twice a month, on Thu afternoons from 12:30 - 2:30pm, the San Diego Park and Recreation Dept hosts a dance in the Balboa Park Club for only $5.  John Nagel, from the Balboa Park Dancers will be teaching different ballroom dances from 11:30am-12:30pm.

Most of the time it will be a live band, with an occasional DJ music.

More details can be found The Scroll, the quarterly newletter:

https://www.sandiego.gov/sites/default/files/winter_scroll.pdf

Thu Sep 14, 2023 12:30 - 2:30 Around The World theme - John Nagel teaching Waltz & NC 2-step

Thu Sep 28, 2023 12:30 - 2:30 Oktoberfest theme - John Nagel teaching Waltz & NC 2-step

Thu Oct 12, 2023 12:30 - 2:30 Sock Hop theme - John Nagel Foxtrot & Rumba  

Thu Oct 26, 2023 12:30 - 2:30 Halloween theme - John Nagel teaching Foxtrot & Rumba

Grand March from Harvest Festival Regency Ball 09/22/18

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