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The Avalon Ballroom, Boulder's Social Dance Venue

welcome to the Avalon Ballroom

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... to the Avalon, Boulder's new venue for social dancing!

Dances at The Avalon

Come and enjoy contradance, swing dance, salsa, waltz, and other dances on a large cushioned dance floor at the Avalon! All events include a dance lesson. No partner or experience needed.
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SPECIAL EVENTS within the next 30 days:


From Friday March 24th 2017 through Sunday March 26th 2017
Scandinavian Dance and Music Weekend with Scandinavian--Boulder Scandinavian Dancers
Scandinavian Multi-Day Event, 7:00 pm Friday- 4:00 pm Sunday
Cost: $120 mailed on/before Mar. 4, $145 after
Location: The Avalon, 6185 Arapahoe Rd, Boulder, CO, 80303
Contact: Sheila Morris: 303-469-2484 - spmorris@ecentral.com

BSD's annual Scandinavian Dance and Music Weekend. This year the focus is on Norway and the popular Hallingspringar, presented by dancers Sigrunn Baera Svenkerud and Geir Helge Espeset, and fiddler Arne Anderdal.

 




Saturday March 25th 2017
Scandinavian Concert/Dance with Scandinavian--Boulder Scandinavian Dancers
Scandinavian Dance, 7:30 pm
Cost: $10
Location: The Avalon, 6185 Arapahoe Rd, Boulder, CO, 80303
Contact: Sheila Morris: 303-469-2484 - spmorris@ecentral.com

As part of our Scandinavian Dance and Music Weekend, our visiting Norwegian dancers will do a short presentation of Norwegian folk-dance and music. After the performance, there will be open dancing--expect lots of pols, springars, and gammaldans, but there will be plenty of Swedish music on the program as well. You do NOT need to be enrolled in the workshop to attend this evening event!




Friday March 31st 2017
Waltz Dance, 8-11pm (7:00 lesson)
Cost: $10 general, $8 members, $5 students
Location: The Avalon, 6185 Arapahoe Rd, Boulder, CO, 80303
Contact: Viki Lawrence: 303-913-2534 - waltznight@cfootmad.org, or Paul: 970-353-6340 -

An evening of waltzing to live music by local ensembles playing traditional music from a variety of countries including the British Isles. You may come alone or bring a partner, but in this relaxed evening people generally dance with a different partner for each dance. Dress can be casual to dressy, vintage to modern! A free lesson is provided at 7pm for people just (or still) learning to waltz. Light refreshments are provided during the breaks.

 Band - Barb Kirchner, Ed Secor and Mark Brissenden

   (7:00 p.m. lesson:  Robert Warden)



From Friday April 21st 2017 through Sunday April 23rd 2017
BIFD Erica Goldman Workshop, Israeli Dances with Boulder International Folk Dancers
Israeli Dance, varied
Cost: Varies by time. TBD later
Location: The Avalon, 6185 Arapahoe Rd, Boulder, CO, 80303
Contact: Susan: 720 381 0013 - asci@comcast.net, or Jane: 720 500 Folk - president@boulderfolkdancers.org

Renowned Israeli dance instructor, Erica Goldman, will be teaching a three day workshop at The Avalon, sponsored by the Boulder International Folk Dancers.  Sessions will include Friday night, Saturday morning and afternoon, a Saturday night party and Sunday review session.  Cost has still to be determined, but registration will be open in March.  You may check out "Erica Lori Goldman" for some of her styles and dances. 





Work Parties

We are still underway with renovations at the VAC Avalon building and would like your help. There is still much work to be done before everything is completed. We hope you will help us in the upcoming months.

Click here for information on the work parties.


The Ballroom can be leased for private dances, parties and classes

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Please go towww.boulderdancecoalition.orgfor information on participatory events hosted by Boulder Dance Coalition groups and others.

 
 



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