Lake City Marathon

user: Isaac Banner

The Baby Rose

by: David Kaynor

introduces moves: swing, circle, do si do, chain, star

formation: improper

A1 16
neighbors balance & swing
A2 8
circle left 3 places
8
partners do si do once
B1 16
partners balance & swing
B2 8
ladles chain
8
star left 4 places to new neighbor ⁋

Love and Twirls

by: James Hutson

introduces moves: Rory O'More, long lines, pull by dancers, allemande, form long waves

formation: improper

Starts in long waves, gentlespoons face out

A1 8
balance & Rory O'More right
8
balance & Rory O'More left
A2 16
neighbors balance & swing
B1 8
circle left 3 places
8
partners swing
B2 8
long lines forward & back
4
ladles pull by right across
4
neighbors allemande left ¾ ⁋
0
form long waves - ladles face in, gentlespoons face out

Once More With Feeling

by: Isaac Banner

introduces moves: balance, box the gnat, petronella

formation: improper

A1 4
neighbors balance right hand
4
neighbors box the gnat
8
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
A2 16
partners balance & swing
B1 8
circle left 3 places
8
neighbors swing
B2 8
balance & petronella
8
balance & petronella and turn to face new neighbors

Hocus Pocus

by: Lisa Greenleaf

introduces moves: hey, balance the ring, California twirl

formation: improper

A1 16
neighbors balance & swing
A2 8
ladles chain
8
ladles start a half hey - rights in center, lefts on ends right shoulder
B1 16
partners balance & swing
B2 8
circle left 3 places
4
balance the ring
4
partners California twirl ⁋

Square / Scatter

Waltz

Heartbeat Contra

by: Don Flaherty

introduces moves: gyre

formation: improper

A1 8
balance & petronella
8
balance & petronella
A2 4
balance the ring
12
neighbors swing
B1 8
ladles gyre 1½
8
partners swing
B2 8
circle left 3 places
4
partners balance
4
partners California twirl ⁋

Becket Contra that isn't just circle3+swing

Butter

by: Gene Hubert

introduces moves: slide along set

formation: Becket

A1 2
slide left along set ⁋
6
circle left 3 places
8
neighbors swing
A2 8
long lines forward & back
8
ladles chain
B1 16
ladles start a full hey - rights in center, lefts on ends
B2 16
partners balance & swing

You're Among Friends variation with pull by

by: Bob Isaacs

Circle 3 places first time through and ignore the pullby var note, this is just the only one on here

introduces moves: right left through

formation: improper

A1 8
star right 4 places
8
neighbors allemande right 1½
A2 4
gentlespoons pull by left
12
partners swing
B1 6
circle left 3 places
10
neighbors swing
B2 8
right left through
8
star left 4 places ⁋

Lanny's Back

by: Erik Weberg

Last time partner B2 Balance+Swing

introduces moves: meltdown swing, give & take, pass by

formation: improper

A1 16
neighbors meltdown swing
A2 8
gentlespoons give & take partners
8
partners swing
B1 4
balance the ring
4
ladles pass by right shoulders
4
balance the ring
4
gentlespoons pass by right shoulders
B2 8
balance & petronella
4
balance the ring
4
partners California twirl ⁋

While the A section is pretty variable and the B section, with its iconic swaps across the ring, is what identifies any "Lanny's" dance, I believe this is the original version of the dance. At the very least, it's the version I last heard Erik call.

Waltz

Square

The Illusion of Eight - Chris Page

They Stayed Here When They Disappeared

by: Heidi Wettlaufer

introduces moves: form an ocean wave

formation: improper

A1 8
neighbors do si do once
4
form an ocean wave & balance - ladles by left hands and neighbors by right hands in short waves
4
ladles allemande left ½
A2 16
partners meltdown swing
B1 8
circle left 3 places
8
neighbors swing
B2 16
gentlespoons start a full hey - lefts in center, rights on ends ⁋

Heidi's original dance replaced the B1 with

LLFB
Ladles chain
Ladles full hey right

but I have both too many dances without Neighbor swings and too many dances with long lines - neither of those are necessary here, so I opted for the B1 above.

The Second Time Around

by: Jim Kitch

Last time through LLFB+Chain

formation: improper

A1 16
neighbors meltdown swing
A2 8
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
8
partners start a half hey - rights on ends, lefts in center
B1 16
partners meltdown swing
B2 8
ladles chain
8
star left 4 places ⁋

Trip to Pe Ell

by: Don Lennartson

introduces moves: form a long wave, down the hall, up the hall

formation: improper

A1 8
ladles dance in to a long wave in the center - balance the wave
8
ladles dance out while gentlespoons dance in to a long wave in the center - balance the wave
A2 8
gentlespoons allemande left 1¼
8
partners swing and end facing down
B1 8
down the hall and turn alone
8
up the hall and bend into a ring
B2 8
circle left 3 places
8
neighbors swing ⁋

Lightning Round

CDS Reel

by: Ted Sannella

introduces moves: custom, turn alone

formation: improper

Tunes: upbeat reels with short phrases (8 beat repeat) to help dancers remember the long lines.

A1 8
next neighbors swing
8
long lines forward & back
A2 8
whole set circle left
8
whole set circle right
B1 6
star left 3 places with original hands four
2
gentlespoons turn alone back
8
partners swing
B2 8
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
8
neighbors swing with original neighbor ⁋