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Jean Patrick Memorial Dance 1982 to 2004

September 4, 1982 8:00 PM

The First Jean Patrick Memorial Dance

Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Santa Rosa

Chairman: Bradley Baxter

Music: The Thistle Dance Band

Tickets: $8.00 (members), $9.00 (nonmembers), $2.00 (Spectators)

September 3, 1983

Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Santa Rosa

Chairman: Bradley Baxter

Music: San Francisco Scottish Players

Tickets: $8.00 (members), $9.00 (nonmembers), $1.00 (Spectators)

September 1, 1984

Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Santa Rosa

Chairman: Bradley Baxter

Music: San Francisco Scottish Players; Kim Chambers + 6 others

Ticket: same as last year

This year was the first Country Dance Festival organized by Jennifer Kelly.  There were two group categories - social and performing - & two adjudicators from outside the Bay Area.  Social groups performed a reel (chosen from Captain MacBean's Reel, General Stewart's Reel or My Mither's Coming In), a jig (chosen from The Rakish Highlandman, Duke of Athol’s Reel or Miss Nancy Frowns), and a strathspey (chosen from The Balmoral Strathspey, Donald Bane or I'll Gang Nae Mair tae Yon Toon).  Performing groups chose a reel from Minard Castle, College Hornpipe or Argyll's Bowling Green; a jig from Bob Sanders, Muirland Willie or La Flora; and a strathspey from Alltshellach, The Stoorie Miller or Braes of Breadalbane.

August 31, 1985

Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Santa Rosa

Chairman:  Don MacQueen

Music: San Francisco Scottish Players, Kim Chambers

August 30, 1986

Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Santa Rosa

Chairman: Don MacQueen

Music: The Four Winds Plus (Margo Leslie-Post, violin; Kim McGarrity, piano; Barbara McGowan, violin; Robert McGowan, bass; plus ?)

Cost $8.00 ($10.00 non members)

Attendance: 121

September, 1987

Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Santa Rosa

Chairman: Don MacQueen

Attendance: 138

Adjudicators: Sheena Ellis (Vancouver) & Bruce Hamilton

September 3, 1988

Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Santa Rosa

Chairman: Karen Gerkey

Music by: Alasdair Fraser & Paul Machlis

Cost: $10.00, spectators $2.00

Adjudications J Douglas McConnell

 Adjudicators: Jennifer Kelly & ?

 

September 2, 1989 8:00 PM

Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Santa Rosa

Chairman: Karen Gerkey

Music: Alasdair Fraser (fiddle) & Paul Machlis (piano)

Tickets: dancers $10.00, spectators $2.00

Attendance: 210 dancers & 90 spectators

Adjudications were arranged by Douglas McConnell, sponsored by the Royal Bank of Scotland.  Adjudicators were Elinor Vandegrift and Bruce Hamilton

September 1, 1990 8:00 PM

Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Santa Rosa

Music: John Taylor (fiddle) & Andy Imbrie (piano)

Cost: Dancers $10.00, spectators $2.00

August 31, 1991 8:00 PM

Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Santa Rosa

Chairman: John Derek Evans

Music: Fiddlesticks & Ivory

Cost: dancers $10.00, spectators $2.00

September 5, 1992 8:00 PM

Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Santa Rosa

Chairman: John Derek Evans

Music: Alasdair Fraser & Muriel Johnstone

Tickets: Dancers $12.00, spectators $6.00

Adjudications were arranged by Douglas McConnell, and the massed teams dances Reel of the Royal Scots as part of the closing ceremonies.

September 4, 1993    8:00PM

Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Santa Rosa

Chairman: John Derek Evans

Music: Advertized as Alasdair Fraser and Muriel Johnstone, but Muriel was not able to come.  The band that actually played was Alasdair and Ian Fraser and Chris Duncan (from Australia) on fiddle and Barbara McGowan (Los Angeles) on piano (sound David Newitt).

MC: Ron Wallace

Admission:  $12.00, Spectators $6.00

Buffet after the dance

Adjudications for social & performing groups were again organized by Douglas McConnell. The adjudicators were Elinor Vandegrift & Linda Korsan

September 3, 1994

 Pleasanton Middle School, Pleasanton

Chair:  Sheena MacQueen and Coletta Hill; Karyl Fulkerson, refreshments; Gale Holladay, tickets; John Falconer, clean up

Music: Earl Gaddis and Peter Barnes (Sound: David Newitt)

MCs: Arlene Baxter & Pat O'Brien

Admission:  $12.50 in advance, $15.00 at the door, Spectators $5.00.

Refreshments: Sandwiches, veggies and cookies provided by the Livermore and Lafayette Classes and served under the stars in the gym courtyard.

Sierra Pacific Academy under the direction of Ron Wallace provided intermission entertainment.

Adjudications: Douglas McConnell

Adjudicators: David Tague & Marianna Harvey.

 

September 2, 1995 8:00 PM

 Pleasanton Middle School, Pleasanton

Chair:  Sheena MacQueen and Coletta Hill; Rose Guilbert, refreshments; Gale Holladay, tickets; Evelyn Judson, door; Guy Armantrout, clean up; Ken McFarland, flowers

Music: Earl Gaddis and Peter Barns (Sound: David Newitt)

MCs: Kim McGarrity & Alan Twhigg

Admission:  $12.50 in advance, $15.00 at the door, Spectators $5.00.

Adjudications: J Douglas McConnell

Adjudicators: Mary Murray & Ellen Aaron

 

September, 1996 8:00 PM

Pleasanton Middle School, Pleasanton

Chair:  Sheena MacQueen

Music: Chris Duncan, Kim McGarrity & Lyle Ramshaw

MCs:

Tickets: $12.50 in advance, $15.00 at the door, $3.00 spectators

Adjudications: Douglas McConnell

Adjudicators: Mary Murray & Ellen Aaron

Grandstand show organizer: Claudette Sigg

 

August 30, 1997 8:00 PM

Harvest Park Middle School, Pleasanton

Chair:  Sheena MacQueen

Music: Fiddlesticks & Ivory

MCs:

September 5, 1998 8:00 PM

Pleasanton Middle School, Pleasanton

Chair: Larry Wakeman

Music: Fiddlesticks and Ivory

MCs:

Tickets: $12.50 in advance, $15.00 at the door.

September 4, 1999 7:00 PM

Veterans' Memorial Building, Livermore

Chair: Larry Wakeman

Music: Wild Rose

MCs:

Tickets: $15.00 by Aug. 15, $20.00 thereafter; Spectators $3.00.

September, 2000 7:30 PM

Pleasanton Middle School, Pleasanton

Chair: Larry Wakeman

Music: Andy Imbrie & Friends

MCs:

Tickets: $12.00 before Aug 15; $15.00 after; $3.00 spectators

Heritage Program coordinator: Douglas McConnell

Adjudicators: Avril Quarrie & Fiona Miller

September, 2001 7:00 PM

Pleasanton Senior Center, Pleasanton

Chair:  Larry Wakeman & Mark Caplin/Connie Wai (publicity), Bill & Bonnie Wakeman (door)

Music:  Laura Risk (fiddle) Andy Imbrie (piano); Hanika Cassel joined them for the last three numbers

MCs: Jennifer & John Kelly

Tickets: $13.00 until Aug 15; $15.00 after; Spectators free

Heritage Program coordinator: Douglas McConnell

Adjudicators: Mary Murray, Marianna Harvey & Gloria McConnell

 

August 31, 2002 7:30 PM

Pleasanton Veterans' Hall, Pleasanton

Chair: Larry Wakeman

Music:  Earl Gaddis (fiddle) and Lyle Ramshaw (piano)

MCs:  Bruce Herbold and Paula Jacobson

Tickets:  $15.00 before Aug. 15; $17.00 thereafter

Heritage Program coordinator: Douglas McConnell

Adjudicators:  Eleanor Vandegrift and Bruce Hamilton

August 30, 2003 7:00 PM

Pleasanton Veterans' Hall, Pleasanton

Chair: Larry Wakeman\Mark Caplin

Music: Hanneke Cassel and Andy Imbrie

MCs:

Tickets: $15.00 before August 15, $18.00 thereafter    Attendance:  113

Adjudicators: Marjorie McLaughlan and Lin Pettengill

September 4, 2004 7:00 PM

Pleasanton Veterans' Hall

Chair:  Larry Wakeman/Michael Gregg

Music: Susan Worland Bentley (fiddle) & Lyle Ramshaw (piano)

MCs:

Tickets: $14.00 before August 15th, $17.00 thereafter

Attendance 85

Adjudicators: Carolyn Hunt and Ellen Aaron



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