12th Annual ‘Let’s Dance’ Big Band Weekend
Date: 7/21/2017 TO 7/23/2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Duke Ellington Ballroom, Holmes Student Center,
Northern Illinois University,
340 Carroll Ave. DeKalb, IL. 60115
An event featuring 3 dances, 3 levels dance lessons of swing, foxtrot, waltz, latin, Cabaret Dance, 3 package deals, 3 live big bands: Alicia Hamilton Orchestra (Peru-St.Louis), John Smith and Shananigans Big Band DeKalb (host), Dick Elliot Orchestra (Chicago). Hotel accommodations listed on website or DeKalb Area Convention Bureau. This is a social ballroom dance event for all ages/levels of dance couples. Host: Just Make It Happen, Inc. a 501 c 3 non profit entity located in DeKalb.
A lively social ballroom dancing event for all levels.
Venue: 13,000 sq ft. smooth wood floor, natural acoustics, on site hotel.
Event Features: 3 bands (10, 12, 17 pieces), 3 dances, Cabaret Dance, lessons – 3 levels, foxtrot, waltz, swing, and latin, 3 package deals,
Hotel: on site and nearby code: Let’s Dance,
At Doors sales: 30 minutes prior to dance. Balcony seating for ‘listen only’ guests.
Host Band: John Smith and Shananigans Big Band DeKalb. Guest: Alicia Hamilton Orchestra, Peru -St. Louis; Dick Elliott Orchestra Chicago. Food via advanced registration due Thursday, July 13, 2017.
DeKalb County Resident Health Incentive: ‘Dancing for Health’ Scholarship, sponsored by NM KCH, value $ 10 pp reduction for main floor tickets.
Parking: Free in nearby lots.