Schedule

Here is the schedule for Hey Fever! 2017.

A printable PDF version is available here. As an added bonus it also includes the list of local restaurants. :-)

Friday

Time Session Band Caller Where
7:00 - 8:00 PM Welcome and registration in the Main Hall
8:00 - 9:30 PM Contra Dance The O'Schraves David Eisenstadter Main Hall
9:30 - 9:45 PM Break, with snack in the Main Hall
9:45 - 11:15 PM Contra Dance Julie Vallimont & Friends Mary Wesley Main Hall

Saturday

Time Session Band Caller Where
10:30 - 11:00 AM Morning Waltzes The O'Schraves Main Hall
11:00 AM -
12:00 PM
Don't be Afraid of Your Shadow Contras The O'Schraves David Eisenstadter Main Hall
12:00 - 1:30 PM Lunch at local restaurants or in the Main Hall with
either pre-purchased option or bring your own
1:30 - 3:00 PM Dancing by Threes and Fours Julie Vallimont & Friends Mary Wesley Main Hall
Musicians Workshop The O'Schraves Town Hall - upstairs
3:00 - 3:30 PM Break, with snack in the Main Hall
3:30 - 5:00 PM Challenging Contras The O'Schraves David Eisenstadter Main Hall
Callers Workshop Mary Wesley Town Hall - upstairs
5:00 - 7:30 PM Dinner at local restaurants or in the Main Hall (if you brought your own)
7:30 - 9:00 PM Dress Up Contra Dance Julie Vallimont & Friends David Eisenstadter Main Hall
9:00 - 9:20 PM Break, with snack in the Main Hall and costume contest!
9:20 - 11:00 PM Dress Up Contra Dance The O'Schraves Mary Wesley Main Hall

Don't forget that the clocks go back Saturday night. You get an extra hour to sleep (or party!)

Sunday

Time Session Band Caller Where
10:00 - 11:00 AM Mostly Waltzes Julie Vallimont & Friends Main Hall
11:00 AM -
12:00 PM
Different Formation Dances Julie Vallimont & Friends David Eisenstadter Main Hall
12:00 - 1:30 PM Lunch at local restaurants or in the Main Hall (if you brought your own)
1:30 - 2:30 PM Magic Moment Contras The O'Schraves Mary Wesley Main Hall
2:30 - 2:45 PM Break
2:45 - 3:45 PM Farewell Contra Dance Julie Vallimont & Friends +
The O'Schraves
David Eisenstadter &
Mary Wesley
Main Hall

Session descriptions

Don't be Afraid of Your Shadow Contras Dances with shadows. Be prepared for someone following along with you up and down the set.
Dancing by Threes and Fours Mary's favourite triplets and square dances!
Musicians Workshop All musicians are welcome!
Challenging Contras These dances are tricky but very satisfying.
Callers Workshop "The Secret Language of Walk-throughs." Callers of all levels are welcome at this session to delve into strategies to make your dance walkthroughs, pithy and effective!
Dress Up Contra Dance Come dance dressed up either formal or fun!
Different Formation Dances You've heard of 4 facing 4. How about 3 facing 3? These fun contra dances are in formations you may not dance often.
Magic Moment Contras Dances with a hidden gem, a magic moment where the dance ignites!

We reserve the right to change the schedule, if needed.