OUR NEXT TEA SOCIAL:
The Victorian Tea & Dance Society presents
~ our annual fundraiser ~
The "Potluck" Tea Social
Sunday August 2nd
1:30pm - 5:30pm
*With special "Playford to the Present Ball"
workshop featuring James Hutson
12:30pm - 1:30pm
OUR DANCE PROGRAM
“Potluck Teachers!" Our favorite teachers,
including Judee Schumacher-Pronovost & Tom Willson,
featuring their favorite dances!
Our advanced dancers will be in for a treat
as we dance the popular "Mary K" with Judee!
(our wonderful band from the Doctor's House Tea Social)
OUR SPECIAL "POTLUCK" TEA TIME
Our Potluck Tea Social is a way we can raise extra funds
by having our friends provide our tea time. Money saved goes towards
much needed purchases for the group.
It has never failed to be filled with the most delicious foods
and delightful treats brought by our attendees.
Tea & scones are provided by the Victorian Tea & Dance Society.
WHAT TO BRING:
• a family-size dish (savory, sweet, veggie, etc.)
• a note listing any allergy alert ingredients
(such as dairy, nuts, gluten, soy, etc.)
• please bring already on a serving plate with serving utensil
(Ready to go, to be served "as is", will help us very much.)
Every year I am amazed & honored at the wonderful spread
PLEASE NOTE: You are not required to bring a dish to attend
that gets presented as our guests take the reins
at our Potluck Tea Lunch. Thank you all!
however it is much appreciated by all if you do!
*Come early to learn fun and lively Playford dances
PLEASE NOTE: For this month we are departing from
at our workshop on August 2nd in preparation for
the Playford to the Present Ball!
our customary couples dance class to bring you a workshop for
the upcoming ball. Be assured our couples dance class returns
in October when we next meet.
To attend our 12:30 workshops is an additional charge of $5.
In October we are honored to promote a "WEEKEND OF DANCE"
with back-to-back historical dance events!
On Saturday Oct. 3rd is the 15th Annual Playford to the Present Ball,
a lovely English Country Dance formal evening in our home hall,
the Scottish rite Cathedral (this one is not recommended for brand new dancers).
Then on Sunday Oct. 4th is our VTDS American Colonial Tea Dance Social
featuring one of our favorite callers, Judee Schumacher-Pronovost,
with a selection of Colonial-era dances and an Early American Tea Time.
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FIRST TIME ATTENDING?
If you are new to this style of dancing please arrive early.
Let us know you are here for a beginners walk through of basic moves.
NO COSTUME IS REQUIRED!
We welcome those who dress in Victorian or fanciful attire
however many come in modern day clothing.
NO PARTNER NEEDED.
Many of our dancers come as individuals. It is a great way to meet people
and make new friends. Dances are easy & fun!
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Though walk-ins are welcome, it is important to plan properly to have abundance for all. When you reply YES we do purchase and prepare food for YOU. Kindly respond by Thursday afternoon prior to our Social of your R.S.V.P. if possible.
Though paper plates are available, we encourage guests to bring their own settings for tea time. It adds an elegant touch and helps reduce paper waste and clean-up time. (Quicker clean-up allows our Tea Hostesses time to dance after tea!)*
The Victorian Tea & Dance Society
Scottish Rite Cathedral hall
150 Madison Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101
COME JOIN US at the lovely Scottish Rite Cathedral Hall featuring
a wooden dance floor, air conditioning, and free parking.
Entrance to our tea hall is on the North Side of building.
No entrance is allowed through the south side kitchen due to safety regulations.
*If you bring your own setting please bring a plastic bag or towel to wrap your used dishes in after tea to bring home to clean. Guests are not allowed in the kitchen and we do not have the resources to rinse or wash your dishes onsite.