Past Events of 2015
Dickens' Christmas Ball
Thrusday, December 17, 7:00 pm
8020 S 1825 W
$10 per person
Infuse the Christmas spirit into your heart this season with the antique dances of Dickens’ life time and the sweet delicacies of the holidays. All the dances will be demonstrated and taught, so even the most inexperienced person will be able to fill their hearts with glee!
"Tis the season to be jolly and no man knew how to celebrate the season better than good old Fezziwig. According to Charles Dickens, "if any man alive knew how to keep the spirit of Christmas, he did." December 17th is the 7th annual Dickens Christmas Ball, so come start a new holiday tradition and celebrate the holiday season Fezziwig style, with a ball just as they knew in the time of Dickens and Victorian England complete with delicacies, parlor games and frolicking of old fashioned charm.
Old Glory Vintage Dancers will expertly take you back in time and take you through the paces of the dances and the lively parlor games of that merry era. Come enliven your Christmas spirit in a grand way, by joining us at the ball.
Dress from the lifetime of Dickens' (1812-1870) or modern formal is requested.
We are pleased to have Piano Interludes by Jeff Rosbrugh.
Jeff Rosbrugh has been playing piano since the age of 8 and professionally for the last 15 years. He has degrees in music from Point Loma Nazarene University and the University of Miami. His work experience includes education both public and private, musical theater, and studio recording. He enjoys playing a wide variety of styles from classical to jazz, salsa, country, and nearly everything in between. He also owns and operates Swordsman Studios as a composer, arranger, and producer. Contact him at swordsmanstudios.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Festival of Trees Performance
Sat. Dec. 5, 3:15 pm, North Stage
South Towne Expo Center
We will be performing at the Festival for our 6th year. It is always a beautiful show and a very worthy cause. Please come wander around the dipslays, support Primary Children's Hospital and stop and enjoy our dancing.
Hear ye ~ Lords and Ladies of Upperton ~
It is with extraordinary pleasure that your presence is requested at the
Regency Masquerade Ball
October 17, 7:30 pm
8020 S 1825 W
$20 per person or $16 OGV Society
Refreshments fit for a King, Music to please a Queen and Regency dancing to delight the whole of the realm!
Please dress in attire befitting the Regency era or earlier complete with the masking of your face. Please no gore or horror to cause a fright.
Portraits to be rendered for a small remuneration. Mask contest to be conducted and rewarded.
~Civil War Coalescence 150th Anniversary Ball~
Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends? ~ Abraham Lincoln
April 4, 8:00 pm
8020 S 1825 W
With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation's wounds, to care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan, to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves and with all nations.
March 4, 1865
We will have President Abraham Lincoln in attendance as we dance, play parlor games and enjoy period refreshments at our ball! He will also be available for pictures and to answer questions.
Life Member of the Association of Lincoln Presenters & current Commander of The Idaho Civil War Volunteers and presenting Lincoln since 1999; he will be availble for pictures and insightful information during the course of the ball. LincolnRemembered.org
Southbound Routes will be adding entertainment and ambiance with their historical live music throughout the evening. Well known for their moving historical, Bluegrass, and Country music they will be a delightful addition to the ball.
Southbound Routes will have you kicking up your heels or stirring your heart with love for country and companion with every touch of their string.
There will be a prize drawing of all those that register for the ball before April 2. As you register your name is added to the hat for such prizes as gift
certificates, zoo tickets, CD's, and more.
If you are a member of Old Glory Vintage Society or Fort Douglas Living History Detachment you receive a 20% discount by registering using the OGV Society tab on the registration page.
We will have a photographer on site and will be offering professional quality digital images for $5.
Civil War military or civilian attire is prefered or modern formal attire, please. Portait Photograghs and canidid pictures will be avaiable.
Join us in celebrating a 150 years of a reunited country 1865 style!
$22 Individual, $40 Couple,
Old Glory Vintage Society Members $16 Individual, $30 Couple,
Prices increase 25% March 21
JASNA Regency Romance Ball
Feb. 13 & 14, 2015, 6:30 - 11:00 pm
Masonic Temple of Salt Lake City
650 E South Temple
Join JASNA for an Austentatious night filled with Jane Austen period dancing, dinner and desserts. And as always we have prizes for contest winners, period music and professional portraits to purchase.
This is our Fifth annual Regency Romance Ball and is sure to sell out again this year so purchase your tickets early to avoid disapointment!
Is dancing a little scary for you or your partner? Fear not, if you can walk, turn about and know your right from your left you can do these dances! Old Glory Vintage Dancers demonstrate and teach all the dances of the evening and you will be amazed at how graceful you can be.
Attend one of our "Austentatious" Vintage Dance Classes to understand the Regency ettiquette and start learning the dances before the ball so that you are even more comfortable on the dance floor. They are Jan. 13, 27 and regular Vintage Dance Classes Feb. 3, 10. Click here for Dance Class details.