Thompson Valley Stars

Merv & Sandy’s Travels

Wow, what a fabulous 4-day event ‘Peachfest’ was. It was Penticton’s 11th Annual Square and Round Dance Festival and once again the weather was perfect.

Wednesday afternoon started at 2 p.m. with casual dancing. Merv Meyer of Kamloops was MC. New callers and cuers were encouraged to sign up at this event, to try out their talents. Continue reading

You might want to take in this fun weekend of ‘Plus’ square dancing with some higher level Round dances, on July 17th & 18th, 2015.

It was a nice touch to see a shaded and lawned parking area where you could park your RV for $5 per night, right next to the Grange hall where the dancing took place. Continue reading

Do you wonder what you missed at the Prince George Jamboree on June 6th and 7th? The weather was absolutely perfect! The stage at the Hart Pioneer Senior Centre was beautifully decorated with shimmering blue streamers, large silver stars hanging from the ceiling, and background curtains with clusters of stars on them.

True to the theme ‘Dancing in the Stars’ there were cloud-like ceiling garlands and blue stars strategically placed. Susan Hunter and her decorating committee did a wonderful job!

Continue reading

It was a beautiful sunny weekend on May 30th – June 1stfor the 28th Annual ‘Rally-in-the-Valley’ dance, presented by the Chilliwack Rhythm  Reelers Square & Round Dance Club. The theme this year was ‘A Tribute to Minter Gardens’. Minter Gardens, located at the Agassiz turn-off near  Chilliwack, was created by Brian & Faye Minter & family in the early ’80’s. Continue reading

Four days of fun, laughter and new or renewed friendships were experienced recently by nine Kamloops area dancers at the 10th Annual Peachfest Square Dance Festival in Penticton.  One of many overall Peachfest attractions, the square and round dance Festival, ran August 7th through 10th. Continue reading