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Crosston Ball

Saturday February 25th, 2017
San Jose, California
Gentlefolk, join us for the Crosston Ball. Kick up your heels to our lovely Renaissance music and enjoy a potluck picnic supper in the evening.
The Ball is at a new site in Downtown San Jose.
Accessibility: A ramp leads to our side entrance; the building is equipped with an elevator.
Metered street parking is free after 6 pm.
Thrillingly, Classes are 2 pm to 5 pm featuring English Country Dance, Burgundian bassedanse, Italian 15th c & 16th c balli, plus Bransles & Pavans for a variety of dance styles.
If you are interested in playing with the Crosston Band, please contact the Event Steward. Volunteers gratefully accepted!
We will pause for an informal potluck dinner after classes. The site is dry.
The ball itself will be 6-10 PM. The ball features Renaissance social dancing, with a theme of “The Wild Hunt”. Enjoy the lively English country dances much loved by Queen Elizabeth I. Show your prowess with Italian balli & cascarde. Brush up your knowledge of the bassedances of Burgundy.
Event Steward: Cynthia Fayrfax
Event Schedule: 
Dance classes 2-5 pm. Potluck 5-6 pm. Ball 6-10 pm
Site Information: 
Start Time: 
Site opens at 1 pm and closes 10 pm
Site Fee: 
None. Donations welcome
The First Unitarian Church of San Jose is located at 160 North Third Street in downtown San Jose across from St. James Park and between St. James and St. John streets. It is conveniently sited between Highways 87, 280, 880 and 101.
And it is easily accessible by bus, light rail and the Downtown DASH shuttle from Diridon Station.
Parking: Metered street parking is free after 6pm.