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Swing Time Newsletter — Monday OCTOBER 28th 2013
HALLOWEEN COSTUME BALL THIS WEDNESDAY (OCT 30)
at the Gulfport Casino Swing Night
This Wednesday, October 30th, put on your best costume and get ready to swing with all sorts of exciting characters! It's Swing Time's 12th Annual Halloween Costume Ball at the Gulfport Casino Swing Night! The Ball starts with a one-of-a-kind dance lesson: Shim Sham (with Special Zombie Styling!) 7-8pm; no partner needed. Starting at 8pm, dance 'til the midnight hour to the Ultimate Halloween Swing/Dance Music Mix! The Halloween Costume Ball features a Costume Parade & Contest with $300+ worth of Cash & Prizes for the Best, Scariest, Hottest, Funniest, Swingiest, and Most Original costumes! The Ball features loads of Chocolate, Candy, & Trick-or-Treats; Door Prizes; a Zombie Shim Sham; a Steal Dance Mixer; plus Special Halloween Decor & Atmosphere! Gulfport Casino's vintage waterfront grand ballroom is smoke-free and provides a full bar and free parking. Just $8 admission includes EVERYTHING, and all ages are welcome! Experience Tampa Bay's Best Halloween Dance Party... twelve years running! More Info / Photos from last year
Get your costume ready! 1st Prize ($150+ value) for Best Costume takes home $50 cash, a Dolphin Watch or Sunset Sail cruise for two ($80 value) courtesy of Dolphin Landings Charter Boat Center, and a $25 Gift Certificate to La Cote Basque restaurant! 2nd Prize ($80 value) for Best Costume takes home a Sunset Sail or Dolphin Watch cruise for two courtesy of Dolphin Landings Charter Boat Center! 3rd Prize for Best Costume takes home a $25 Gift Certificate to La Cote Basque restaurant, located walking distance from the Gulfport Casino! Additional prizes will be awarded for 4th & 5th Place, plus Scariest, Hottest, Funniest, Swingiest, and Most Original costumes!
NOTE THE DIFFERENT FORMAT THIS WEDNESDAY ONLY for the Halloween Costume Ball... doors open 6:45pm, one lesson 7-8pm (Shim Sham, Zombie-Style), $8 admission (no free passes accepted), dance 8pm 'til midnight.
FOXTROT lessons start Wednesday NOV 6th at the Gulfport Casino Swing Night! Every Wednesday in November, 6-7pm, it's Social Foxtrot for Swing Dancers, featuring Special Guest Instructors from Dance Forever studio. That's followed by Swing Dance Lessons 7-8pm and Dancing 8-11pm. Just $7 includes both lessons and the dance and students get 2-for-1 admission! Is your birthday coming up? Celebrate your birthday at the Gulfport Casino Swing Night!
Tampa Bay Lindy Exchange — Housing Deadline November 1st — Register Today!
Get ready for 3 days & 3 nights of nonstop dancing with more live music than any other dance weekend on the planet! With spectacular venues, SWINGING ON THE BEACHES, an amazing band lineup, dancing 'til you drop with 9 events & 40+ hours of dancing, live jazz & swing & blues, 3 late-night dances (live gypsy jazz & blues, live blues, & modern), and a Jack & Jill contest ($100+ Cash 1st Prize), the Tampa Bay Lindy Exchange will be an excitement-filled weekend to remember! It all happens the weekend before Thanksgiving in sunny Tampa Bay, Florida. Register now and get the best deal!
|Day||Time||Place||Event||Band/Music||A la Carte|
|FRI||6pm-Midnight||Marriott Sand Key||Swing Dance @ Suncoast Jazz Classic||5 Bands!||$22 / $25|
|FRI||12:30am-4:30am||Dancer's Co-op||Late-Night Swing & Blues||Rebecca Zapen Trio||$13 / $15|
|SAT||10am-5pm||Sheraton & Marriott on Sand Key||Suncoast Jazz Classic Festival||25 Acts on 5 Stages||$22|
|SAT||5pm-8pm||Pier 60 Pavilion||Sunset Swing Beach Bash||Lindy Connection DJs||Free|
|SAT||9pm-Midnight||Dimmitt Community Center||Saturday Swing Spectacular||Fruit Stand Jam Band||$17 / $20|
|SAT||12:30am-4:30am||Dancer's Co-op||Late-Night Blues Dance||Betty Fox Band||$13 / $15|
|SUN||11am-4pm||Marshall Center Amphitheater||Swinging with the Bulls||USF Swinging Bulls DJ||Free|
|SUN||8pm-Midnight||Zendah Grotto||Swing Sunday LIVE||Kid Dutch & his Blusicians||$17 / $20|
|SUN||Midnight-4am||Simone Salsa||Midnight Modern Mixer||DJ Natch||$5|
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