Elk Point square dancers to host Spring State Square Dance Festival

Elk Point square dancers to host Spring State Square Dance Festival
The South Dakota State Square, Folk and Round Dance Association is sponsoring the Spring State Square Dance Festival in Elk Point May 5-6.

The Dakota Dudes and Dolls Square Dance Club of Elk Point are hosting the event. The theme of the festival is "Swing into Spring."

The activities will begin with a Trail In Dance on Friday evening, May 5. Chuck and Debbie Veldhuizen, Sioux City, IA, will be the callers. The dance begins at 8 p.m.


All sessions for the weekend will be held at the Elk Point-Jefferson High School, 402 Douglas Street, in Elk Point. Sharon Beck of Sioux City will be the round dance cuer.

Saturday activities begin with a Plus Dance at 9 a.m. The afternoon festival begins at 1:30 p.m. The South Dakota Square Dance Association callers will do the calling. Don Schultz, Yankton, will be the afternoon emcee. Ernie Hoefert, Sioux Falls, will be the round dance cuer.

There will be business meetings before the 8 p.m. Grand March. The Veldhuizens will be the evening emcees. Hoefert will be the round dance cuer.

Dave and Elaine Roetman and Susan and Ken Lyman are in charge of the weekend's activities. The public is invited to view some or all sessions.

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