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Saturday, August 23, 2008
Where: Absher Flowers VFW 3250 W Franklin Blvd. Gastonia, NC
Saturday, August 23, 2008
Time: 12:00 PM
Time: 8 p.m. to midnight. Cost: $4 members, $6 guests. DJ: Gene Hensley. BYOB, setups and snacks provided. 50/50 raffle. Contact: Patsy Fuller 704-827-1770 or email patsyfuller@carolina.rr.com.

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Saturday, August 23, 2008
Time: 1:00 PM
SHAG LESSONS AT THOROUGHBRED LOUNGE 4925 ROZZELLES FERRY RD. (OFF Brookshire Blvd) CHARLOTTE, NC 28216 Instructors: Fred & Donna Nickle $30 Per person Call for info: 704-483-2867 Partners Not Required All classes will consist of Six (6) Weeks Shoes with slick souls are recommended (leather, felt, Swede, etc.) Please register 30 Minutes Prior to the start of each class. BASIC I - Shag Basic, Female Turn, Male Turn, Start, Side Pass, Belly Roll, Front and Back Preps, Intro to Basic Pivot BASIC II - Pivot continued, Basic Variations, Stutter steps, Start Variations, Double Pam, Sugar Foot, Boogie Walk, Basic Hook, Basic Double Turns, Technique INTERMEDIATE - Female/Male footwork, Pivot Variations, Two (2) Lead Follow Steps, Double Turn Variations, Together Steps (can also be done as Male/Female Steps) LESSON TIMES: BASIC I 4:00 PM BASIC II 5:30 PM INTERMEDIATE 7:00 PM FREE JUNIOR LESSONS @ 2:30 PM - MUST CALL TO REGISTER

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Event Title: Sugarfoot Shag Club - Goldsboro - Shag Blast Reunion Party
Saturday, August 23, 2008
Sugarfoot Shag Club Shag Blast Reunion party -8pm -midnight. Goldboro Elks Lodge, 105 E Chestnut St, Goldsboro. DJ Murl Augustine.

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Event Title: Bopper's Shag Club
Saturday, August 23, 2008
Bopper's Shag Club dancing on Saturday nights at Thoroughbred's "House of Shag".

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Where: 3132 Old US Highway 52 - Lexington, NC
Saturday, August 23, 2008
Time: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Annual Blue Jean Ball featuring the "Beach Ball Blast" sponsored by Lexington Shaggers to benefit Davidson County Cancer Services. Great food, beverages, auction, door prizes, dancing with music provided by Shag DJ "Danny Scott". Tickets are $15 per person or $25 per couple. Raffle tickets available for a Porsche Boxster Roadster. Raffle tickets are 1 for $50, inludes one ticket to event or 3 for $100, includes 2 tickets to event. Join us for a great SHAG event and help support your friends and neighbors with cancer. Event location will be the beautiful "March Manor" March Motorcars, 3132 Old Highway 52, Lexington, NC. For more information or tickets call 336-249-7265 or email dccs@lexcominc.net. Casual dress. Thank you for your support.

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Event Title: Lynn's Shag Night
Saturday, August 23, 2008
Every Saturday night is Shag night at Lynn's 8- until . See Lynn's website for montly DJ schedule.

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Event Title: Shag Night At Loafers
Where: Loafers Beach Club, Raleigh, NC
Saturday, August 23, 2008
Time: 8:00 PM
Join us for some of the best in shag music. DJ and dancing at 8pm. Put us on your calendar now for a great night out shagging.

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Where: Saturday, August 23, 2008, 8 p.m. to Midnight, The Atrium at Two Wachovia Center, Charlotte NC
Saturday, August 23, 2008
Time: 8:00 PM
Great Gatsby Party presented by Edifice, August 2008 The annual Great Gatsby Party celebrates its 20th year in Charlotte in 2008. This event raises money for the National MS Society through a Gatsby era party complete with costumes and swing dancing. Guests also enjoy big band music, bidding on silent auction items and tasting a variety of food and drinks from local restaurants Tickets/Sponsorship Auction Restaurants Sponsors Where: The Atrium at Two Wachovia 301 South Tryon Street When: Saturday, August 23, 2008 8:00pm-12:00am Charlottes annual Great Gatsby celebrates 20 years and we want to see you there! Join us for an incredible night of music, dancing, and amazing food from the Queen Citys most celebrated restaurants! Relive the days of the Jazz Age and fox trot the night away with sounds from Tyrone Jefferson & A Sign of the Times.

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Event Title: O'Hara's - Ramada Inn - Charlotte
Saturday, August 23, 2008
O'Hara's at Ramada Airport South And Conference Center 212 West Woodlawn Road Charlotte, NC 28217 Phone: 704-525-8350 ext 758 Fax: 704-525-8350 Email: oharas@ramadawoodlawn.com Live bands 9-1 $5 cover

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Event Title: Thorougbreds House of Shag - smoke free Saturdays
Saturday, August 23, 2008
Saturday nights are smoke-free at Thorougbred's House of Shag. DJ's begin at 8pm. Check website for more details. http://www.thoroughbredlounge.com

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Event Title: IT'Z - Fayetteville- Bands on the Patio
Saturday, August 23, 2008
Each week IT'Z features live music: There is a shag/beach/dance band on the Patio every Wednesday night along with two bands on Friday & Saturday. Bands start at 6:30 pm. Check website for more information. http://www.itzentertainmentcity.com/bands.htm

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Saturday, August 23, 2008
3rd Annual Summer Shag Sizzler hosted by Statesville Shag Club at VFW Post 2031. 4:00pm - midnight. Make plans now- only 175 tickets available. $25 before August 1, then $30. DJ's Larry "Bigfish" Calhoun and Gene Hensley. Frankie & Dennis Johnson Shag Workshop form 5-6pm. Large silent auction - all proceeds go to Iredell County Hospice. Half and half drawing. Free Beer -Liquid Pleasure! Ticket includes meal catered by Fat Boys of Mooresville that includes: chicken, bar -b-que, slaw, baked beans, and bread. To be served at 6:30. Appetizers and desserts provided by Statesville Shag Club. Click event title for link to club website and directions to VFW.

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