Madison Scottish Country Dancers are pleased to present our 42nd annual ball!
Join us for a delightful evening that will transport you, through dance and decor, to the magical city of Edinburgh.
This year's ball marks the first-ever Madison ball for the virtuoso due Terpsichore (Elke Baker, fiddle, and Liz Donaldson, piano), who will be joined for part of the program by fiddler Dave Mullen of Sogan. The ball highlights a weekend of activities that are sure to delight:
Friday, March 29
7:30 pm Concert & Dessert Buffet
$15 suggested donation
Terpsichore: Elke Baker and Liz Donaldson
Highland dance demonstration
Bethany Evangelical Free Church
301 Riverside Drive Madison 53704
(Parking behind church and on side streets)
Saturday, March 30
10:00 am-12:00 pm Dance Workshop
Lara Friedman-Shedlov, teacher
Elke Baker & Liz Donaldson, musicians
Mount Olive Lutheran Church
110 N. Whitney Way Madison 53705
(Entrance to parking & workshop on Langlois St.)
12:00 am-1:30 pm Lunch (on your own)
1:30-3:30 pm Advanced Walkthrough
Red Gym Armory, On Wisconsin Room, 716 Langdon St.
1:30-3:30 pm Beginner Walkthrough (1st year dancers)
Memorial Union, Old Madison Room, 800 Langdon St.
5:00 pm Social Hour with Cash Bar
Memorial Union, Great Hall, 4th Floor
6:00 pm Sit-down Dinner
7:30 pm Grand March and Ball
Musicians: Terpsichore with Dave Mullen
Piper: Al Smith
Midnight After-Ball Party at a member's home*
Sunday, March 31
10:00 am Potluck Brunch at a member’s home*
*Maps available at ball
Parking Near Memorial Union and Red Gym/Armory
Student Discount / Scholarships
We offer a $5 discount for students attending the ball and/or workhop. Scholarships are also available for those otherwise unable to attend. For more information, contact Barb Samdahl, Registrar, by March 21.
There will be a silent auction with many fabulous items to purchase--bring your checkbook or cash! And if you have an item to donate to the auction, print and fill out an auction bid sheet and give it to Janice Lacock.
Please indicate on the registration form if you desire hospitality and also contact hospitality chair Scott Weiss. We will do our best to accommodate everyone, but can't guarantee it. Hotel information can be found at visitmadison.com/accommodations/ or by calling the Madison Convention & Visitors Bureau at 800 / 373-6376.
Registrar: Barb Samdahl, 608 / 241-8995
Hospitality: Scott Weiss, 608 / 358-1388
Ball chair: Ann Lindsey, 608 / 833-7690
Dance workshop: Nancy McClements, 608 / 358-4478
Friday concert: Barb Samdahl, 608 / 241-8995
Silent auction: Janice Lacock, 608 / 347-9757
Register by mail/check or online/PayPal using the above buttons. Registration forms must be postmarked (or submitted by PayPal) by March 21 to avoid a $10 late fee. Note: dinner orders not accepted after March 21.