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Calendar days may have more than one holiday or special theme day, with associated dances.  Click to view, or see the entire dance database list below.

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On any page, click the dance description image for a downloadable copy or link to the most current version of the dance.

Myths and Legends Day

Ferla Mor

October's Birthflower/St. Luke's Day


Ghosts & Ghouls Day

Green Lady of Skipness Castle

James Bond Day


Gin & Tonic Day

Cleghorn's Remedy

Jack-o'-Lantern Nights

Sleepy Hollow

Mad Hatter Day

The Mad Hatter

Mars in Opposition (2020)

The Planet Mars

Black Cat Night

Black Cat

Desserts & Puddings Day

Pudding Mixer

Apple Day

Worcester Pearmain

the Season of the Witch

Scottish Witch

Raccoon Awareness Day

Raccoon Ramble

Octopus Day

Round Reel of Eight

Ysobel Stewart (1882 - 1968)

Mrs Stewart of Fish Hoek

Nut Day

The Hazel Tree

Dracula Bites Night

Slains Castle (Dracula's Jig)

World Smile Day

All the Lads They Smile at Me

Wool Week (2020)

Card It Weil

Birthday of Princess Ka'iulani

Pikake Lei

World Ballet Day

The Ballerina

Mischief Night/Devil's Night


Butterfly Day

Scottish Butterfly

Handbag Day

Birlin' Sporrans

Salmon Run Days

Leaping Salmon

Werewolf Day

The Scottish Werewolf


Hallowe'en Jig


Calendar days may have more than one holiday or special theme day, with associated dances.  Click on any date to visit the page of interest.  

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The majority of dance descriptions referenced on this site have been taken from the


Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary or the

Scottish Country Dancing Database 


Snapshots of dance descriptions are provided as an overview only.  As updates may have occurred, please click the dance description to be forwarded to a printable dance description or one of the official reference sources.

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