No partner necessary for this traditional dance

Vernon Scottish Country Dancers invite new dancers to try out this traditional dance

You don’t have to be a Scot to find your foot tapping to the irresistible rhythms of the stirring reels and lilting strathspeys. You can experience the unique thrill of dancing your very first reel simply by coming to the Vernon Scottish Country Dancers (VSCD) OPEN HOUSE and free introductory class Sept. 12 at Knox Presbyterian Church Hall from 7 to 9:30 p.m.

VSCD love to introduce newcomers to the joys of Scottish Country Dancing. Dress casual, wear soft-soled shoes and come and see what it is all about. (No partner necessary). Before you know it, you will be dancing!

Scottish Country Dancing is an ancient traditional dance that has been an important part of Scottish social gatherings for centuries. These days classes can be found in almost every city and members of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society can be found dancing in countries around the world.

The Vernon Scottish Country Dance Club has been in operation for more than 20 years. The mission of the club is to promote Scottish Country Dancing in accordance with the rules of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society based in Edinburgh, Scotland of which they are members.

Dancing promotes pleasant social interaction and aerobic activity, both of which are important for physical and mental health. Once a month VSCD have a ceilidh at which they share food and social time at the end of an evening that focuses on dancing rather than learning or instruction. You can find out more about Scottish Country Dancing under “The Royal Scottish Country Dance Society” on YouTube.

For more information, please call Ruth at 250-545-2626 or Kathy at 250-542-4139 or check out our web site at vernonscd.wixsite.com

Just Posted

Vernon Search & Rescue find lost snowmobiler

Male, 19, went missing in Hunter’s Range area near Enderby

Bitcoin cannot pay your taxes

Vernon resident an $11,000 victim to scam

New website provides helpful information on Vernon relocation

MovingtoVernon.ca has all kinds of useful information about the city

Lavington firm delivers film prop to Hollywood

Cedarshed Manufacturing garden shed purchased by 20th Century Fox

McMechan Reservoir to become mini-neighbourhood

Vernon property on 39th Avenue hoping to be developed in five phases

Testing the Google Arts & Culture app

Going face to face with art

VIDEO: Fuel truck and train collide in B.C. causing massive fire

More emergency crews are still arriving on scene of a massive fire at the Port Coquitlam rail yard.

Back to work: U.S. government shutdown ends after Democrats relent

Short-term spending measure means both sides could see another shutdown stalemate in three weeks

Man lives despite malfunctioning defibrillator at B.C. arena

A middle-aged man went into cardiac arrest after at game at Pitt Meadows Arena last Wednesday.

Cause of Northern B.C. seaplane crash released

TSB releases report on seaplane crash during a water landing in 2016 near First Nations community

Vancouver police crack down on pop-up pot vendors

Officers raided merchants’ tables on Robson Square late Sunday

Angels at The Mule

Penticton nightclub introduces angel shots for safety

Dryer explosion at Teck Elkview Operations

Locals report hearing loud bang

Bell Media, NFL take appeal over Super Bowl ad rules to top court

At issue is a ban on substituting American ads with Canadian ones during the game’s broadcast

Most Read