Update: Due to ongoing concerns about the spread of the coronavirus, this dance has been canceled. Assuming the virus is under control by next year, Rum & Onions Forty-Two will be October 30, 2021.
Rum & Onions Forty-One
An annual Gala Halloween Contra Dance
(Please click here for the front page of the 2019 flyer, which has some great artwork!)
October 31, 2020
Caller: Sarah VanNorstrand
Music by: Rum & Onions
Led by: Bob Pasquarello
Please join us for:
3:00 Afternoon Dance for EXPERIENCED DANCERS
6:00 Potluck Supper. Bring a substantial dish to share; drinks provided by PCD.
7:00 Contra Dance Basics Workshop/Warm-up. A fun intro to contra dance basics. Everyone welcome.
7:30 Costume Parade & Dance. Parade immediately followed by contra dancing for all till 11:00, costumes encouraged!
9:00 Refreshment Break. Contributions (sweets, fruit, savory and salty snacks) gratefully accepted
An afternoon dance, a potluck dinner, a costume parade, the Basics Workshop, and the evening dance, complete with dessert break!
Prices: All day/ afternoon only/ evening only
General admission: $30/ $16/ $18
Students/limited income: $18-30/ $11-16/ $13-18
Children: $12/ $7/ $7
Please email to find out about volunteering jobs for reduced or free admission, or for any other questions pertaining to the dance.
Please note this dance is not held in our usual dance hall. The 2019 location was at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton, 50 Cherry Hill Road, Princeton.
View a photo gallery of previous years' R&O festivities by clicking the photo at left.
If you are a musician and would like information about playing at this dance, please click here.