Dickens’ Christmas Ball
Dec. 14, 2017, 7:00 pm
Viridian Center, WJ, UT
Come ye humbug and break free from your Christmas’ past and make a new Christmas memory by attending this fun filled ball! It’s coming up soon,
delay not like Mr Marley!
Come experience a holiday tradition at our 9th annual Dickens' Christmas Ball and celebrate the holiday season Victorian style with just as they knew in the time of Dickens and Victorian England complete with delicacies, parlor games, singing Christmas Carols around the piano, entertainments and vintage dancing of old fashioned charm.
Clothing styles from the life time of Charles Dickens (1812-1870) or modern formal dress are requested.
Old Glory Vintage Dancers will expertly transport you back in time and take you through the paces of the dances of that merry era, putting even inexperienced frolickers at ease on the dance floor. And of course a Victorian ball wouldn’t be complete without some lively parlor games played throughout the evening.
The Dickens Christmas Ball graces the Viridian Center Dec. 14 at 7:00 pm with tickets being:
$15 per person
$12 per Old Glory Vintage Society Member.
Purchase your tickets by Dec. 13 and your name will be added to the raffle for prizes such as Gift Certificates, Zoo tickets, movies, and dinner.
Avast Ye, Hearties and Fellers!!
Tis High Time to Put on Airs an' Attend
The Cannon Ball, a Proper Pirate Soiree!
Friday, September 8, 7:00pm
Viridian Event Center, 8030 S 1825 W, SLC
Viridian Event Center
8030 S 1825 W
As the Titanic sets sail, come celebrate Relativity, Oreo Cookies, and the new Whitman's Sampler with old fashioned frolicing and new fangled dancing!
A marvelous new musical instrument was introduced to America in 1909 at the Seattle World's Fair; it is called THE PIANO ACCORDION! You have the opportunity to listen to not one but two of these beautiful Italian instruments as you first enter the Edwardian Ball. Performing will be Jenny Robinson and Mary Thomason, of Accordions Alive, playing several romantic or classical tunes that the Edwardians enjoyed!
We are pleased to add the The Deck of Bards to the evening's entertainment!Combining the old style of four chord harmony with a mixture of music from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. Picutre this... four fine silk vests, four cravats, for pairs of wingtip shoes and of course four bowler hats.
Their renditions of classic songs like Danny Boy or Daisy Bell (Bicycle Built for Two) have never sounded better.
They will surprise you with twists on Disney favorites like Be Our Guest (Beauty and the Beast) and When Somebody Loved Me (Toy Story 2).
Even the Beatles aren't safe from being harmonized, just ask them to sing Something.
The Deck of Bards are just waiting to make your next Soiree the event no one forgets.
All the dances will be taught throughout the evening so no previous experience is needed.
Light refreshments will be served.
Edwardian or modern formal attire please. 14 years and up.
Register for the Ball by Wednesday June 14 and your name will be added to the hat for a chance to WIN one of our fabulous door prizes! Gift Certificates to Old Glory Vintage Dancing events or classes, Dinner, Zoo Tickets and more.
$25 person, $20 Old Glory Vintage Society Member, $30 at the Door.
Please join Old Glory Vintage Dancers & Jane Austen Society of North America, Utah Region and Mask Costumes for an Austentatious night filled with Regency period dancing and card playing, banquet dinner and delectable desserts as you are transported back 200 years.
The Little America Hotel is very finely appointed and beautifully decorated with an old fashioned elegance quite befitting Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy. This is our seventh annual Regency Romance Ball and our second year to be hosted at the distinguished Little America and is sure to sell out again this year so purchase your tickets early to avoid disappointment!
We will have prizes for the Best Dressed contest of Emma, Mr. Darcy, Captain & Mrs. Wentworth, and "Firth"est traveled winners. Register by Jan. 15 and your name will be added to the prize drawing for such prizes as gift certificates, zoo tickets, The Jane Game, and free tickets to next year’s ball! Period music interludes will be enjoyed throughout the evening in addition to Regency dancing and card playing tables.
Professional portraits will be available for purchase.
$129 Tower King
$149 Tower 2 Queens
$104 Garden King or 2 Queens
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. The Little America ballroom floor is carpeted, so please choose your footwear accordingly.
$80 Single or $149 Couple - includes Dinner, Dancing, Dessert, and Entertainment.
Ticket prices increse Jan. 23 to $90 Single or $172 Couple so purchase them early.
No refunds after Jan. 30. Tickets sales close Feb. 1.
*Wednesday, December 8th, 8:00pm @ South Jordan Community Center (10778 S Redwood Rd., South Jordan)
*Wednesday, December 29th, 8:00pm @ South Jordan Community Center
*Regency Romance Ball on February 19th, 2022