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Saturday, May 4, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm$10
The Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival Square Dance will be held Saturday, May 5th. This historic event attracts dancers from Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and the Washington, D.C. area. Nearby state conventions and festivals send representatives to join in the fun and also promote their events. A visit by the Apple Blossom Queen and her Court is a special treat for the dancers.Three area square dance clubs–the Apple Valley Squares of Winchester, the Panhandlers of Martinsburg, West Virginia, and the Rivermont Ramblers of Front Royal–promote, decorate, and co-host the dance for the Apple Blossom Festival.
Matt Worley from Virginia Beach and Elbert Harrison from North Carolina bring their own distinctive and innovative style of square dance calling. Butch Bloxom, nationally renowned round dance teacher and cuer, will cue rounds that create a swirl of beauty on the dance floor.
The Apple Blossom Queen and her Court are treated to a special choreographed set of square dance calls for new dancers. They become part of the fun and energy that is showcased at this event. We all have a good time dancing together.
The dance will be held at the Virginia Avenue Charlotte DeHart Elementary School at 550 Virginia Avenue in Winchester. The dance level is announced plus and mainstream so that everyone can have a good time. Come on out and enjoy the healthy family pastime that has been defined as “Friendship Set to Music.” The dancing starts with pre-rounds at 7 p.m. and 2×2s from 8 until 10:30, ending with a diehard from 10:30 until 11. See you on the dance floor!
NOTE: Ticket prices are subject to change. Online ticket sales end on April 26, 2018, after this time all tickets must be purchased at the Official Festival Store, or at the event (if available).