Category Archives: Dancing

The Commonwealth Vintage Dancers’ Returning Heroes Ball, Saturday 18 March 2017

Our good friends The Commonwealth Vintage Dancers are hosting the Returning Heroes Ball on Saturday 18 March 2017 (apologies for the short notice) at 7:00 pm in Holliston Town Hall. There will be set dances and couple dances, and several … Continue reading

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The Commonwealth Vintage Dancers’ Returning Heroes Ball, Saturday 21 March 2015

Our good friends The Commonwealth Vintage Dancers are hosting the Returning Heroes Ball on Saturday 21 May 2015 at 7:00 pm in Holliston Town Hall.  There will be set dances and couple dances, and several of the Zouaves will be … Continue reading

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Georges Island Civil War Ball demonstration, Sunday 20 July 2014

Here’s another Commonwealth Vintage Dancers event:  On Sunday 20 July 2014 at 12:00 noon, CVD will do a Civil War Ball demonstration on Georges Island in Boston Harbor, as part of a day of Civil War-themed events (see their on-line … Continue reading

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Commonwealth Civil War Ball, Saturday 21 June 2014

Our good friends The Commonwealth Vintage Dancers are hosting The Commonwealth Civil War Ball on Saturday 21 June 2014 at 7:00 pm in Nevins Hall, inside Framingham’s Memorial Building.  There will be set dances and couple dances, and a pre-ball … Continue reading

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Demonstration at Arisia ’14

The Salem Zouaves will demonstrate bayonet drill at Arisia ’14, on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 10:00 am, in Grand Ballroom A.  And there will be a historical ball that evening, at 8:00 pm in the Commonwealth Ballroom.  We’ll provide a … Continue reading

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Green Hill Park Civil War Reenactment, Worcester MA, Thursday 11-Sunday 14 October 2012

The Salem Zouaves will serve as the Federal camp’s headquarters guards at the Green Hill Park Civil War Reenactment in Worcester, Massachusetts’ Green Hill Park, on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 October 2012.  (Our own primus inter pares, Paul Kenworthy, … Continue reading

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Zouaves at Fezziwig’s Ball 2011

Some members of the Salem Light Infantry were at Fezziwig’s Ball, hosted by the Commonwealth Vintage Dancers, on December 10, 2011 at Salem Old Town Hall. (A couple of Zouaves in disguise.) More photos here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/28555256@N05/sets/72157628519834129/with/6552302545/

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Zouaves at Victorian German Cotillion

Some members of the Salem Light Infantry performed in the Victorian German Cotillion, presented by the Commonwealth Vintage Dancers, on December 3, 2011 at Salem Old Town Hall.

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Photos from the Salem Light Infantry Levee and Ball

More photos at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/28555256@N05/sets/72157627993434204/

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Salem Light Infantry Levee and Ball

Salem Light Infantry Levee and Ball In 1861 the members of the Salem Light Infantry held a ball on their return from service in the Civil War. For a brief moment, before joining other units and returning to battle, they … Continue reading

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