ENGLISH COUNTRY DANCE TOUR in NEW YORK
SEPTEMBER 25th - OCTOBER 6th 2008
Here are some photos from the trips in 2004 and 2006 that went to the places we'll be going to this time.
CURRENT SCHEDULE for DANCE X-POND 2008
THURSDAY, September 25: We will pick you up at the airport and take you to the Comfort Inn near Westchester. At 5:45 we eat dinner at the diner next to the motel. At 7 pm, we travel to Westchester (Fried de Metzs club) for the evening ECDance.TUESDAY, October 1: Daytime - explore Manhattan. Meet in hotel lobby 6:30pm to take Subway to 7:30pm ECDance, 18th Street.
FRIDAY, September 26: Leisurely breakfast and swim in Hotel pool. After early lunch, travel (4hrs, sorry) to beautiful Lake George, in upstate New York for the Adirondack Dance Weekend. We will stay there until Monday morning.
MONDAY, September 30: Travel to New York (Manhattan) via the Hancock Shaker Village near Pittsfield, Mass. Dinner near the hotel.
WEDNESDAY, October 2: Travel to Princeton, New Jersey - and visit a highly recommended garden on the way. Afternoon: sight seeing in Princeton (the university is very interesting). 6pm Pot Luck (American Supper) with Princeton Contra dancers. 7:30pm Contra Dance.
THURSDAY, October 3: Daytime - explore Manhattan. Evening: Fried de Metzs ECDance in Westchester, although Fried is too ill to teach nowadays, she sometimes comes to watch.
FRIDAY, October 4: Early afternoon we travel to "Weekend Whirligig" at Circle Lodge for a fantastic weekend of English Country Dancing. This weekend is always over-subscribed but they love having a group of "Real Brits" and we make sure to book very early.
MONDAY, October 6: Drive back to New York City for afternoon flight back to England.