The 55th Tartan Ball 
will be February 17, 2018
Come and celebrate the 60th Anniversary of 
RSCDS Toronto at the 55th Tartan Ball.
Place: Fairmont Royal York Hotel  100 Front St. W.   The Concert Hall 
Dress:  Formal    Expect: Cash Bar Reception, Dinner & Dancing
I am very excited to be continuing on as your Convenor of the Tartan Ball for the fifth year.  The Ball committee is working hard to plan another great event – the 55th Tartan Ball, February 17, 2018.  
I encourage you to join us this year for a truly magical night of dining and dancing in the magnificent Concert Hall of the Royal York Hotel. The Tartan Ball is for everyone and is the highlight of the dance season.  The deadline to order tickets is February 9, 2018. Don’t miss it.
The deadline to book a room at our preferred rate is January 20. Click here, or phone Royal York Reservations 1-800-441-1414 and specify the group name “Tartan Ball” or “the50218”.

Tartan Ball Practices:  Complete list here
Special Practice for Newer Dancers:  Jan 28, Feb 4, Feb 11.  2-4pm 
To assist our ‘newer’ dancers in preparing for the Ball, we’ll have three Sunday afternoon dance practices at Broadlands Community Centre <map>. 
Classes cost $7 at the door. Space is limited, so please email me to reserve your spot.  

 To order tickets on-line, click here.
 Or, download a paper-based order form: 2018-Tartan-Ball-ticket-order-form.pdf. 
Please note, we have a new price structure this year:
Member Ticket:  $135  (same as last year)
Non-Member:  $150   (also same as last year)
Youth (under 30yrs):  $115
Non-dancer:  $115
I look forward to seeing you at the Ball.
 . . . Laurie McConachie, Tartan Ball Convenor
The Programme: Cutty Sark  •  The Old Man of Storr  •  Rakes of Glasgow  •  The Zoologist  •  Midsummer Common  •  The Dancers’ Wedding  ~ 1st INTERVAL ~   •  Miss Allie Anderson  •  MacDonald of Keppoch  •  The Compleat Gardener  •  Miss Milligan’s Strathspey  •  The Mason’s Apron  ~ 2nd INTERVAL ~   •  Saint Andrew’s Fair  •   Blooms of Bon Accord  •  The Flower of Glasgow  •  The Nurseryman  •  Memory Lane  •   ~ EXTRAS ~  •  The Laird of Milton’s Daughter  •  The Highland Lass  •  The Dundee Whaler
2018-Tartan-Ball-briefs+video.pdf   |  2018-Tartan-Ball-Dance-Instructions.pdf 

Volunteers are needed to decorate the Concert Hall, email Lois Adams: 
To volunteer to be a line marshal, email Bill Barber:   william.barber054@sympatico.ca,-79.322622,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x89d4cd8867604571:0x7802837ac0c8b11f?hl=enmailto:laurie-m@rogers.com

Laurie McConachie
Tartan Ball Convenor