RSCDS Central Iowa Special Events:

The 33rd Annual Ball Weekend of the RSCDS Central Iowa Branch on Saturday, May 4, 2024! The musicians this year are Widdershins: pianist Annie Grieshop, multi-instrumentalist Gary Lieberman, multi-instrumentalist Linda Lieberman, and Scottish fiddler Peggy Garrigues! All events to be held at the Collegiate United Methodist Church Annex Auditorium, 130 South Sheldon Avenue, in Ames. The evening comprises a Grand March led by piper Joe Smith, Waltzing to Iowa, sixteen Scottish country dances, a complementary snack/light-supper buffet and cake, and an after-party ceilidh hosted nearby. A Sunday Brunch will be furnished as a pot-luck, to be followed by English country dancing. May the fourth be with you!

RSCDS Central Iowa Dance Socials:

There are no special socials currently scheduled for RSCDS Central Iowa.

Midwest Scottish Country Dance Events:

  • January 13, 2024: RSCDS Chicago Branch New Year’s Ball with music by Reel of Three (Dave Mullen, Jonathan Whitall, and Meg Dedolph). Location: Baker Community Center, St. Charles, IL.
  • March 22-24, 2024: Madison 44th Annual Ball Weekend. Featuring music by Andy Imbrie and Caroline McCaskey (Reel of Seven) and Dave Mullen. Location: Memorial Union, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI.
  • April 13, 2024: RSCDS Twin Cities Branch Annual Grand Ball. Music will be provided by Elizabeth Anderson and Susie Petrov. Location: Plymouth Congregational Church, Minneapolis, MN.
  • June 7-9, 2024: Midwest Scottish Weekend. Teaching by Arthur McNair and Jennifer Reiner. Music provided by Terpsichore (Elke Baker, Liz Donaldson, and Ralph Gordon). Hosted by the Chicago, Madison, and Milwaukee Scottish Country Dance Groups. Location: Wayland Academy, Beaver Dam, WI.

Central Iowa American and English Country Dance Events:

Past Events held by RSCDS of Central Iowa.