CAPTAIN AMERICA'S STAR-SPANGLED BALL:
Saturday, June 4, 2016
Santa Clara Ave, Alameda
Doors Open: 6:30 p.m.
Dance Lesson: 7:00 p.m.
Dancing Begins: 8:00 p.m.
Tickets: $20.00 in
advance (by May 28)
At the door: $25.00
Advance tickets may be ordered by sending a check
or money order to:
2144 B Buena Vista Ave
Alameda CA 94501
You may also purchase tickets until May 28 with
a credit card using the PayPal system:
Millionaire playboy genius philanthropist Howard Stark and Major
Peggy Carter host a USO-style ball at the American Club in London to
give our boys - British and American alike - a great send-off. Guest
of honour is the Star-Spangled Man himself - Steve Rogers, better
known as Captain America.
Sara & Swingtime play the greatest hits of the 1930s and 40s -
from Swing (that's "Jive" to you Brits) and Fox Trot to Tango and
Rumba - with plenty of waltzes for you Romantics, including the
Congress of Vienna Waltz - and a few sociable mixers, including The
Veleta and The Lambeth Walk ("Oy!").
There will be a pre-ball dance class in vintage fox trot and East
Coast Swing for those wanting a brush-up. Formal dancing follows
from 8 pm to midnight. At intermission we'll have both DJ dancing
and a performance by the Star Spangled Girls.
Vintage or modern evening dress or 1940s costume is admired but not
required. Both civilians and military are welcome. Superheroes and
heroines of any comic universe are welcome, though we suggest they
attend in their secret identity clothes rather than in their hero
costumes. And surely there can be no danger of infiltration by the
There will be a no-host bar and a light snack buffet (your potluck
contributions are welcome in this time of war-time shortages).
God save the King and God bless America!
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