Tuckahoe Update 12-11-2018

Last Friday we had a fantastic dancing evening with Jeremy Butler. We always have fun when Jeremy is calling for us. We had five squares on the dance floor most of the night. Prior to our regular club dance Jeremy held a workshop on Intro to Advance Square Dancing with three squares of dancers. Jeremy made it fun and interesting for those eager to learn new calls. It was definitely a fun dancing evening. Thanks to Jeremy and to those members who provided the refreshments for the night.

This Friday will be our Christmas Squares dance with Ken Jordan. We are excited to have Ken calling for us for the Christmas dance this year. Scout has been busy and hard at work to make this dance a fun evening. She and Davia have been wrapping gifts and planning a wonderful menu for everyone to enjoy. So plan to be at this fun and full of surprises dance.

DECEMBER 2018 CALLER LINE-UP & REFRESHMENT SPONSOR: 
December 14th                  Ken Jordan          Christmas Squares – Club Provides Refreshments (Not Club Members)
December 21st                   DARK
December 28th                  DARK
December 31st                   NEW YEAR’S EVE DANCE – All Club Members provides Refreshments

UPCOMING DANCES:
December 16th – DBD with the Dixie Cups in Ashland from 2:30 to 5:00.

December 31st – TUCKAHOE SQUARES’ NEW YEAR’S EVE DANCE
Monday, December 31st – bring in the New Year with Tuckahoe Squares at All Saints Episcopal Church from 9:00 to midnight with Gene Chamberlain calling and George Springer cueing.

On January 17, 2019, Jeremy will start an A1 class (Advance Square Dancing) on Thursday at Holladay School starting at 6:45pm to 8:00pm.

Let’s “Load the Boat” with everyone square dancing and enjoying the fun.

Bev Cook, President
Tuckahoe Squares Dance Club

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Tuckahoe Update 12-5-2018

Last Friday we had another great square dancing night with Chris Stacy calling. Thanks to Chris and Members, who provided our refreshments, for a fun square dancing evening.

This week our caller will be Jeremy Butler. Jeremy will also be holding a workshop for Intro to Advance Square Dancing starting at 7:30pm. This workshop would be for plus dancers. We are looking forward to a fun evening with Jeremy calling for us this Friday.

Don’t Forget: Our Winter Quarterly Meeting at 6:30pm this Friday.

DECEMBER 2018 CALLER LINE-UP & REFRESHMENT SPONSOR: 
December 7th                     Jeremy Butler     Winter Quarterly Meeting 6:30pm – Members Last Name Begins with P thru Z
Jeremy Butler – Intro to Advance Square Dancing Workshop starting at 7:30pm
December 14th                  Ken Jordan          Christmas Squares – Club Provides Refreshments (Not Club Members)
December 21st                   DARK
December 28th                  DARK
December 31st                   NEW YEAR’S EVE DANCE – All Club Members provides Refreshments

UPCOMING DANCES:
December 8th – RSARDA Christmas Mother dance at Holladay School with Gene Chamberlain and George Springer.  Early rounds at 7:30.  Mainstream/Plus with rounds from 8:00 to 10:30.

December 16th – DBD with the Dixie Cups in Ashland from 2:30 to 5:00.

December 31st – TUCKAHOE SQUARES’ NEW YEAR’S EVE DANCE
Monday, December 31st – bring in the New Year with Tuckahoe Squares at All Saints Episcopal Church from 9:00 to midnight with Gene Chamberlain calling and George Springer cueing.

The third week of January, Jeremy will start an A1 class (Advance Square Dancing) at Capitol Squares on Thursday at Holladay School.

Let’s “Load the Boat” with everyone square dancing and enjoying the fun.

Bev Cook, President
Tuckahoe Squares Dance Club

Tuckahoe Update 11-27-2018

Last Friday we had a great square dancing evening with Charlie Shoemaker calling. Charlie always makes the dances fun. Diane Hollins lead our line dancers for more dancing fun. We enjoyed having the eight guests, the Pratt family and friends, from the Lake of the Woods group. Everyone had a wonderful time. Thanks to Charlie, Diane, and Members, who provided our refreshments, for a fun dancing night.

This week our caller will be Chris Stacy. We are looking forward to Chris calling for us this Friday.

 NOVEMBER 2018 CALLER LINE-UP & REFRESHMENT SPONSOR: 

November 30th                  Chris Stacy                         Open – If you have any snacks to share, please bring them to the dance

DECEMBER 2018 CALLER LINE-UP & REFRESHMENT SPONSOR: 

December 7th                     Jeremy Butler     Winter Quarterly Meeting 6:30pm – Members Last Name Begins with P thru Z

Jeremy Butler – Advance Square Dance Workshop starting at 7:30pm

December 14th                  Ken Jordan          Christmas Squares – Club Provides Refreshments (Not Club Members)

December 21st                   DARK

December 28th                  DARK

December 31st                   NEW YEAR’S EVE DANCE – All Club Members provides Refreshments

UPCOMING DANCES:

December 2nd and 16th – DBD with the Dixie Cups in Ashland from 2:30 to 5:00.

December 8th – RSARDA Christmas Mother dance at Holladay School with Gene Chamberlain and George Springer.  Early rounds at 7:30.  Mainstream/Plus with rounds from 8:00 to 10:30.

December 31st – TUCKAHOE SQUARES’ NEW YEAR’S EVE DANCE

Monday, December 31st – bring in the New Year with Tuckahoe Squares at All Saints Episcopal Church from 9:00 to midnight with Gene Chamberlain calling and George Springer cueing.

SPECIAL RSARDA INVITATION:

The RSARDA board meeting is Tuesday, Dec. 4th at 7:15 pm in the large meeting room at Libbie Mill Library. All interested club members are invited to attend this meeting.  Since we’ll be in a larger room it’s a good opportunity for people to see what RSARDA does.

Let’s “Load the Boat” with everyone square dancing and enjoying the fun.

Bev Cook, President

Tuckahoe Squares Dance Club

Tuckahoe Update 11-20-2018

Last Friday we had another fantastic square dance with Gene Chamberlain calling to mostly five squares. We had several new student dancers to join us for the evening. Diane Hollins lead our line dancers who also were joined by some of our student dancers. Everyone had a wonderful time. Helen Berry and Bev Cook provided the refreshments with yummy blueberry and peach cobblers, cheese/crackers, salsa/scoops and other good cookies and snacks. Thanks to Gene, Diane, Helen and Bev for a fun dancing night.

This week our caller will be Charlie Shoemaker. We are looking forward to Charlie calling for us this Friday.

 NOVEMBER 2018 CALLER LINE-UP & REFRESHMENT SPONSOR: 
November 23rd                  Charlie Shoemaker            Dancers Bring Thanksgiving Leftovers for Refreshments!
November 30th                  Chris Stacy                         Open

DECEMBER 2018 CALLER LINE-UP & REFRESHMENT SPONSOR: 
December 7th                     Jeremy Butler     Winter Quarterly Meeting 6:30pm – Members Last Name Begins with P thru Z
Jeremy Butler – Advance Square Dance Workshop starting at 7:30pm
December 14th                  Ken Jordan          Christmas Squares – Club Provides Refreshments (Not Club Members)
December 21st                   DARK
December 28th                  DARK
December 31st                   NEW YEAR’S EVE DANCE – All Club Members provides Refreshments

UPCOMING DANCES:
December 2nd and 16th – DBD with the Dixie Cups in Ashland from 2:30 to 5:00.

December 8th – RSARDA Christmas Mother dance at Holladay School with Gene Chamberlain and George Springer.  Early rounds at 7:30.  Mainstream/Plus with rounds from 8:00 to 10:30.

December 31st – TUCKAHOE SQUARES’ NEW YEAR’S EVE DANCE

Monday, December 31st – bring in the New Year with Tuckahoe Squares at All Saints Episcopal Church from 9:00 to midnight with Gene Chamberlain calling and George Springer cueing.

SPECIAL RSARDA INVITATION:
The RSARDA board meeting is Tuesday, Dec. 4th at 7:15 pm in the large meeting room at Libbie Mill Library. All interested club members are invited to attend this meeting.  Since we’ll be in a larger room it’s a good opportunity for people to see what RSARDA does.

Let’s “Load the Boat” with everyone square dancing and enjoying the fun.

Bev Cook, President
Tuckahoe Squares Dance Club

Tuckahoe Update 11-14-2018

Last Friday we had a great dance with Doren McBroom calling and George Springer cueing for us. It is always a fun dance when we dance both squares and rounds. We recognized and honored our Veterans for their service, sacrifices, bravery, hard work and dedication to our country with each receiving an American Flag Pin. Our members provided the refreshments with lots of fruit, cheese, cheese cake, cookies and tasty snacks. It was a fun dancing night thanks to Doren, George, and Dancers/Veterans.

This week our caller will be Gene Chamberlain, our square dance instructor. Also this week we will be welcoming our new student dancers to our regular Friday night club dance. We look forward to having them join us and to Gene calling.

Hope everyone saw the “Honoring Our Veterans” section of the RTD Sunday paper featuring 13 stories of Virginians who served our nation. Our own Dean Decker was featured as one of the Veterans. Great article!!

 For those who go or have been to the train exhibit at the hardware store in Blackstone, the train exhibit will not be on display this year.  IMPORTANT NOTICE:   It is with much regret that we announce the trains at Bevell’s will not be running during the 2018 holiday season due to a major family illness. Thank you for understanding as the Daniels family works through this difficult time.

NOVEMBER 2018 CALLER LINE-UP & REFRESHMENT SPONSOR: 
November 16th                  Gene Chamberlain            Helen Berry & Bev Cook   “Autumn Festival”/Student Dancers
November 23rd                  Charlie Shoemaker            Dancers Bring Thanksgiving Leftovers for Refreshments!
November 30th                  Chris Stacy                         Open

DO NOT FORGET THIS FUN DANCE:

November 16th – “Autumn Festival” – Our New Student Dancers will be joining us for this dance. Let’s give them a big “Welcome” !!

UPCOMING DANCES:

November 17th – Colonial Squares dance at Holladay School with Gene Chamberlain and Jim Adcock.  Early rounds at 7:30pm.  Mainstream/Plus with rounds from 8:00 to 10:30. Please note correction to Early Rounds starting at 7:30pm.

 November 18th  – DBD with Dixie Cups in Ashland from 2:30 to 5:00pm, Sunday.

December 2nd and 16th – DBD with the Dixie Cups in Ashland from 2:30 to 5:00.

December 8th – RSARDA Christmas Mother dance at Holladay School with Gene Chamberlain and George Springer.  Early rounds at 7:30.  Mainstream/Plus with rounds from 8:00 to 10:30.

Let’s “Load the Boat” with everyone square dancing and enjoying the fun.

Bev Cook, President
Tuckahoe Squares Dance Club

Tuckahoe Update 11-6-2018

We had a great dance last Friday with Larry Winegard calling for us. It is always a fun dance when Larry is here. Diane Hollins was our line dance leader adding to the dancing evening. Carol and Dean provided our refreshments with chips & dip and good cookies and snacks. Many of our dancers wore their favorite t-shirt!! It was a fun dancing night thanks to Larry, Diane, Carol and Dean.

This week our caller will be Doren McBroom from Maryland. Our cuer will be George Springer. Looking forward to seeing Doren and George again. Early rounds will start at 7:30pm. We will be honoring our Veterans this Friday night!!  Wear your Red, White and Blue!!

NOVEMBER 2018 CALLER LINE-UP & REFRESHMENT SPONSOR: 
November 9th                    Doren McBroom/George Springer                 Members please bring one snack!   Early Rounds at 7:30pm
November 16th                  Gene Chamberlain                                          Helen Berry & Bev Cook   “Autumn Festival”/Student Dancers
November 23rd                  Charlie Shoemaker                                         Dancers Bring Thanksgiving Leftovers for Refreshments!
November 30th                  Chris Stacy                                                       Open

DO NOT FORGET THIS FUN DANCE:
November 16th – “Autumn Festival” – Our New Student Dancers will be joining us for this dance. Let’s give them a big “Welcome” !!

UPCOMING DANCES:
November 10th – Annual Symposium sponsored by the Virginia Callers at Holladay School.  Morning and afternoon workshops followed by an evening of dancing.

November 17th – Colonial Squares dance at Holladay School with Gene Chamberlain and Jim Adcock.  Early rounds at 7:30pm.  Mainstream/Plus with rounds from 8:00 to 10:30. Please note correction to Early Rounds starting at 7:30pm.

 November 18th  – DBD with Dixie Cups in Ashland from 2:30 to 5:00pm, Sunday.

Let’s “Load the Boat” with everyone square dancing and enjoying the fun.
Bev Cook, President

Tuckahoe Squares Dance Club

Tuckahoe Update 10-31-2018

We had a great “Spooky” Halloween Costume Ball on Saturday night with lots of awesome costumes!!! Greg Jones our caller and Ken Ryder our cuer & “Pirate” did a fantastic job calling/cueing to some “Monster” music as well as many favorites. The fun squares of the evening was our “Walker Squares”. We had two wide-spread squares dancing and scooting around providing lots of fun and laughter. A “Big Thank You” to Ken Moore for providing the extra walkers for this tip. And “Thanks” to our dancers for providing all the delicious refreshments for the evening. It was definitely a haunting fun dancing night thanks to Greg, Ken, Scout, Ken, and Dancers for a fun evening.

Also, “Thanks” to our Halloween Costume Contest Judges: Sherri Jones, Anne Mathews and Dean Decker.
The costumes were very unique which made the judging quite difficult for our judges. With lots of discussion the judges came up with their choices for the costume winners: CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR WINNERS!!!

Caren & Ken Moore                               Party Animals
Joy & Jim Dillworth                               Tall Scariest Man/Red Ridinghood w/Wolfe
Bill & Deby Bigdely                                Milk & Cookies
Heidi & Mark Merritt                            Pumpkins
Lis Turner & Allen Earehart                Pigs in a Blanket
Rob & Renee Green                                Uncle Sam & Statue of Liberty
Scout Saylors, Davia Cunero                Thing 1 & Thing 2 & Cat in the Hat
& Rene Collins

A “Huge Thank You” to Scout for sharing her Halloween Blow-Ups, Skeletons, and Halloween Décor for our Halloween Costume Ball. She and her helpers made the dance so spooky and festive for all to enjoy.

This week our caller will be Larry Winegard from the Shenandoah Valley area. Looking forward to seeing Larry again. It is also wear your “Favorite T-Shirt Night” so don’t forget to wear that favorite “T-Shirt” for all to see!!

NOVEMBER 2018 CALLER LINE-UP & REFRESHMENT SPONSOR:
November 2nd Larry Winegard Dean & Carol Decker “Favorite T-Shirt” Night
November 9th Doren McBroom/George Springer Open Early Rounds at 7:30pm
November 16th Gene Chamberlain Helen Berry & Bev Cook “Autumn Festival”/Student Dancers
November 23rd Charlie Shoemaker Dancers Bring Thanksgiving Leftovers for Refreshments!
November 30th Chris Stacy Open

DO NOT FORGET THIS FUN DANCE:

November 16th – “Autumn Festival” – Our New Student Dancers will be joining us for this dance. Let’s give them a big “Welcome” !!

UPCOMING DANCES:

November 4th and 18th – DBD with Dixie Cups in Ashland from 2:30 to 5:00pm, Sunday.

November 10th – Annual Symposium sponsored by the Virginia Callers at Holladay School. Morning and afternoon workshops followed by an evening of dancing.

November 17th – Colonial Squares dance at Holladay School with Gene Chamberlain and Jim Adcock. Early rounds at 7:00. Mainstream/Plus with rounds from 8:00 to 10:30.

FREE SQUARE DANCE OUTFITS/CLOTHES AVAILABLE: LET ME KNOW IF YOU ARE INTERESTED.

Five crinolines, five dresses and numerous skirts and tops. The dresses are the best made, about 12-14, couple skirts are grand with elastic waist that is not stretched out, some tops not as good, but good outfits for a beginner dancer with the best price “Free”. The crinolines are nice; red, two whites, and Carolina blue. I have a couple of pictures to see if interested.

Let’s “Load the Boat” with everyone square dancing and enjoying the fun.

Bev Cook, President

Tuckahoe Squares Dance Club