Tango, Swing party kicks off new year

Arkansas Valley Music and Dance Newsletter

Chaffee County Dances 2013 Calendars are now HALF PRICE!

A few Chaffee County Dances 2013 calendars remain and are now half-price at $6. Net proceeds go to Arkansas Valley Music and Dance and Boys and Girls Clubs of Chaffee County. Support these local nonprofits and buy yours today at the Buena Vista or Salida Chamber of Commerce, or other area businesses. Visit www.avmad.org/photocontest.html for a complete list of vendors.

Tango/Swing Party JANUARY 5

Arkansas Valley Music and Dance and Casa Tango Salida invite you to enjoy an evening of Tango, Swing and Blues Sat., Jan. 5 at the spectacular Casa Tango at 7595 CR 150 in Smeltertown. The evening will kick off with a 6-count Swing lesson by Eleanor Fahrney from 7 to 8 p.m., and the dancing will continue until 10 p.m. No partner or experience needed! Bring your dance shoes (or wear socks) to protect the beautiful floor. $7/person ($5/AVMAD member). www.avmad.org.

Sign up now for STELLAR DAYS & NIGHTS

Stellar Days & Nights is a weekend of fabulous live music and traditional dancing, including contra, squares, waltz, hambo, and more on Thurs., Feb 21 through Sun., Feb. 24 at Adventure Unlimited Ranches in Buena Vista. Participants also enjoy instrumental and singing workshops. Pre-registration is required. Half-day spots available for Arkansas Valley Music and Dance members. Visit www.stellardaysandnights.org.

Waltz, Etc. Party JANUARY 8

Arkansas Valley Music and Dance and Salida Rec invite you to our monthly Waltz, Etc., Party on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, Tues., Jan. 8. Kimball Edell will teach a grab lesson at 6:45 p.m. and a beginning waltz lesson at 7:30 p.m. The evening continues with open dancing to fabulous tunes from 8:15 to 9:15 p.m. $7/person ($5/AVMAD member). No partner or experience needed. Visit www.avmad.org.

Save the date: Salida Contra Dance JANUARY 19

Come one, come all! Arkansas Valley Music and Dance and Salida Rec invite you to the lively dancing and live music of the Salida Contra Dance on Sat., Jan. 19. A beginning contra lesson will be held at 7 p.m. with dancing from 7:30 to 10 p.m. with calling by Eleanor Fahrney. Bring a treat for the dessert potluck, if you’d like. $7/person ($5/AVMAD member). Visit www.avmad.org for more details.

Eleanor Fahrney, AVMAD Marketing Coordinator. 719-221-2074

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