Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

October 24, 2013

Big Band dance on Nov. 16 starts holiday season in Fairfield Glade


CROSSVILLE — The 18-member Swing Street Big Band will perform the first of two holiday season ballroom dances at the Fairfield Glade Community and Conference Center, Saturday, Nov. 16.

“We invite dancers and big band enthusiasts from throughout the area to join us as we begin the holiday season with a wide variety of music from fast swing to slow ballads and latin rhythms,” said band director William Schneider.

The three-hour event begins at 7 p.m.

The second of the two-dance series will be on Saturday, Dec. 7.

The band will play three sets. Music will include swing, fox trot, waltz, cha cha, and rumba.

Tables seat eight persons and may be reserved. Beverages are available for purchase. Guests may bring snacks.

The Fairfield Glade Community and Conference Center is at 128 Stonehenge Road, six miles north of I-40 (Exist 322, Peavine Road).

Tickets are $27.50 per couple ($13.75 per person), including tax, in advance.  Reservations can be made and tickets paid prior to the event at the center. Phone reservations may be charged to a credit card by calling the center at 931-484-3722. The Community and Conference Center accommodates approximately 130 persons for the dance.

The band’s performance continues a 16-year tradition of regular big band dances in Fairfield Glade.