Scandinavian Folk Music and Folk Dance
Events in Northern California
Scandinavian Dance Class in Sacramento CA. Six
week sessions. 7-9:30 pm at Hamilton Street Park Community
Center, 4855 Hamilton Street, Sacramento CA 95841. Contact
Marida Martin: (916)358-2807 or see http://www.folkdance.com/scandi/class.htm for more info. Classes continue in
1st, 3rd & 5th Mondays
Scandinavian Folk Dance Class, Santa Cruz, 7:30-9:30 pm,
Market Street Theater/SCO Clubhouse, 222 Market Street, Santa Cruz
CA. Instruction in Norwegian, Swedish, Danish and Finnish folk
dance by Ellen Moilanen. $2/session for SCO members, $3 for
others. Everyone welcome. For information see http://sites.google.com/site/scandsantacruz/
or call Ellen M. at 831-336-9972 or <email@example.com> .
or (707) 996-8300 Classes continue in summer.
Scandinavian Dance Class,
Petaluma CA. 7:15 to 9:15pm at Hermann Sons Hall in
Petaluma. We encourage anyone interested in Scandinavian
dancing to come, beginners especially. No partner
needed. Teaching by Vince Taylor, Emma
Charlebois. Info: Vince Taylor firstname.lastname@example.org
Open Sessions for Fiddlers and Nyckelharpers (aka fiddling
with Fred) 8:00-10:30 pm at the home of Fred Bialy
and Toby Blomé, 1925 Hudson Street, El Cerrito. Contact ahead of
time for updated schedule of gatherings or to be put on Fred's
list . Contact: Fred or Toby, (510)215- 5974,
Nordahl Grieg Leikarring dance class and performance group. Everyone
welcome. Masonic Hall, 980 Church St., Mountain View, 7:00 - 9:30
p.m. Info: http://www.ngls.net
Contact: Anne Huberman or Greg Goodhue:
Scandiadans 7:00-10:00pm, at Oakland Nature Friends, 3115
Butters Dr., Oakland CA. The current session ends June 12, on
vacation for the summer, new session starts Thursday,
September 4. Hwy 13 to Joaquin Miller Rd, east (up the hill)~ 1/2
mile, second right onto Butters Dr., go another 1/2 mile. On the
right, look for post with 3115 on it (also “Scandiadans” sign).
Take steep driveway down to a large parking area. Call Jane or
Frank Tripi at (510) 654-3636 or email@example.com for
Teaching 7-8:30 pm.
Scandinavian Fiddle Class, 7:30-10:00 pm. at the home
of Anita Seigel in Los Altos, location may vary. See http://sites.google.com/site/nordicfootnotes/scandinavian-music-sessions
or call Jeanne Sawyer
jsawyer@SawyerPartnership.com for information and
location/time changes. You may ask to be placed on our class email
list. Continues throught summer.
1st Fridays Monthly
1st Saturdays Monthly Oct. 4, Nov. 1,
no party in December, Jan. 3
Scandinavian Cultural Evening 7:30 p.m., usually at
Scandinavian Cultural Center, 240 Plymouth, Santa Cruz. See
special events calendar section for more info. Contact:
Michael or Ellen at <firstname.lastname@example.org>, (831)336-9972,
Nordic Footnotes 1st Saturday Scandinavian Dance Party
, 7:30 p.m. - midnight,
usually at St. Bede’s Episcopal Church
(Location may change), 2650 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park,
California 94025. Entrance to parking lot is on Monte Rosa, just
off Sand Hill Road. Teaching session 7:30-8:30 pm
before party. Cost $8. For information and directions see http://sites.google.com/site/nordicfootnotes/home
or contact Jeanne and Henry
jsawyer@SawyerPartnership.com , Sarah Kirton (650)968-3126 email@example.com
,or Jim Little and Linda Persson (650) 323-2256 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Third (Second) Saturdays before the Third (Second)
Open Sessions for Fiddlers, 2
- 5 pm afternoon before 2nd Saturday dance at the home of Fred
Bialy, 1925 Hudson Street, El Cerrito, (510) 215-5974
or email@example.com . This is a practice session for the
Monthly Second Saturday Scandinavian Dance. Call ahead as meetings
occasionally canceled or moved, and times may vary.
Third (Second) Saturdays Quarterly October 18, December 20 (3rd Saturdays)
Scandia 3rd (2nd) Saturday Dance (note dates above) usually
at Oakland Nature Friends, 3115 Butters Dr., Oakland CA.
Highway 13 to Joaquin Miller Rd east to Butters Dr. Cost $7.
Musicians are encouraged to come and play. Dance teaching
7:30-8:30 pm, dance 8:30- 11:00 pm. For information call Jane and
Frank Tripi at (510) 654-3636 or firstname.lastname@example.org . Location
may vary. Does not meet in January, February, June, July,
August, September or November.
Second Sundays monthly
Bameleikkaring (Children's Norwegian Dance) classes,
1:30 - 3:30 pm, at Nordahl Hall, 580 W. Parr Ave.,
Los Gatos. Contact Ginny Hansen (925) 634-0266 email@example.com
(both location and day may change, so call ahead).
Arto & Antti Järvelä Westcoast Finnish music tour.
Facebook pages about the tour by Arto
& Antti Järvelä.
of their Westcoast tour 2-14.12. 2014 (note
that times on this list are for CST, check
DEC 2. Arcata, CA, House concert http://www.relevantmusic.org/CribConcerts/
DEC 3. Freight & Salvage, Berkeley, CA (w.
Bruce Molsky) 8pm www.thefreight.org
DEC 4. Mountain View, CA (w. Bruce
Molsky) 7 pm firstname.lastname@example.org
for more info
DEC 5. Fresno,CA 7.30 pm The Big Red
Church, 2131 N Van Ness Blvd, Fresno CA 93704 For
information call: (559) 307-3610
DEC 6. Sonoma, CA, FAHA 2 pm 197
West Verano Ave, Sonoma 95476
and Antti Järvelä Concert tickets
DEC 7. Portland, OR, ScanFair 1 & 3 pm
DEC 9. Talent, OR, Paschal
Winery and Vineyard
, concert 7 pm
DEC10. Eugene, OR Wow hall, concert 8pm
DEC11. Portland, OR house concert, Abbies,(+Concert
window broadcast) 7.30pm
DEC12. Olympia, WA , house concert 7pm
DEC13. Seattle, WA, Phinney Neighborhood Center, SFS
concert 7.30 pm
DEC14. Seattle, WA, Dusty Strings (workshop)
DEC14. Nancy's Farm, Bellingham,WA 7:30 pm
April 17-19, 2015
Camp Norge Folkedans Stevne, Alta CA. For more
info see http://ngls.net or
June 13-20, 2015
Scandia Camp Mendocino, Mendocino CA .
Dance & Music from Hedmark, Oppland and Østerdal Norway and
Dalarna Sweden. For more info see
Last update 11/14/2014
Please email suggestions and
schedule contributions to email@example.com
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