Stomp! Gays for Patsy’s Hoedown in Provincetown, MA

Spring Stomp Welcome to Stomp! GFP’s annual hoedown held every spring in Provincetown, MA. Friday-Sunday, April 24-26, 2015.

The following information is from 2014, but it’s basically the format we use every year and the prices will probably not increase. Check back in January for more information when we firm up the instructor(s) and the venue.

With a Friday night dance and Saturday workshops at Sage Inn and Lounge (336 Commercial Street), and a Saturday night dance at Town Hall (260 Commercial Street), there’s a fun weekend planned where you can experience P-town in the off season and dance your winter weight off.

Stomp! 2015

Overview | Registration Details | Saturday Workshops | Two-Step with a Purpose | Accommodations

Overview
Come for the weekend! We are having five workshops and two dances, so much fun and P-town too!

  • Friday.
    • Opening Dance
      Cover: $5 (think about a getting a weekend pass and save!)
      Time: 7:30-11 pm
      Location: Sage Inn and Lounge, 336 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA.
      Lessons: 7:30-8:30 pm

      • 7:30-8 pm:  Beginner Two-Step Lesson
      • 8-8:30 pm: line dance lesson at 8 pm

      Social dancing: 8:30 pm–11 pm.

  • Saturday
    • 10 am-4 pm: Workshops at Sage Inn and Lounge: $15 per workshop ($10 for the mid-day beginner dance lesson).
    • 7 pm–11:30 pm: Benefit Dance at Town Hall
      Admission: $20 (includes dance lesson — again: Weekend Pass = save $)
      Location: Town Hall, 260 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA

      • 7-8 pm:  Line Dance Lessons
      • 8-11:30 pm: Social Dancing
      • Featuring a performance by The Renegaydes (and others????)
    • Sunday
      • Brunch
        Please join us for a laid back brunch from 10 am–noon at Fanizzi’s By the Sea. It has a great brunch buffet and while it’s informal you’re sure to see folks come and go as the morning progresses and we stumble around sore from all the dancing and socializing. It’s a great place to enjoy the preseason P-town atmosphere before heading home.

      Registration/Weekend Pass Details

      You can show up for whatever dance or workshop you wish and pay at the door. However, your best deal is the Weekend Pass, a great deal at $60. It will get you into all the dances, workshops, and line dance lessons and save you around $15. Tickets coming soon to GFP dances, Dirty Water Saloon, and the Friday night dance at Sage Inn and Lounge on April 25.

      Saturday Workshop Schedule

      10 am-4 pm: Sage Inn and Lounge

      taught by Alan Gaskell (except for the beginning two-step)
      tentative schedule based on last year: subject to change

      • 10-11:15 pm: Two-Step — $15
      • 11:30-12:45 pm: Waltz — $15
      • 1-2:15 pm: Beginning (new dancer) Two-Step
        by Art Sullivan — $10
      • 2:30-4 pm: West Coast Swing — $15

      7-8 pm: Line Dance Lessons: Town Hall

      • 7-8 pm — (included in the $20 for the dance)

      Two-Step with a Purpose
      Gays for Patsy is a Boston-based, nonprofit, all-volunteer organization of Country/Western dance enthusiasts dedicated to sharing the joys of dancing while raising funds for groups serving those in need.

      Stomp is our big fundraiser of the year! We sell 50/50 raffle tickets at the Friday and Saturday night dances, in addition to selling tickets for the workshops and dances.

      This year we’re donating proceeds to the Substance Abuse Hotline a Massachusetts based service that offers free and confidential information and referrals for alcohol and other drug abuse problems and related concerns.

      Accommodations

      Some of the places where we have stayed in the past: Mention Stomp! when you’re making the reservation and get a discounted rate!

      • Chicago House
        For 2014: $60/night single; $80/two people — mention stomp when emailing/calling. (based on 2014 prices)
        Centrally located, on a quiet side street steps from Commercial Street’s shops, restaurants, and clubs, Chicago House is a cozy 3/4 Cape converted to a guest house nearly fifty years ago. Reservations: (800) 733-7869. www.chicagohse.com chicagohse@aol.com
      • The Fairbanks Inn
        The Fairbanks Inn is renowned for its unique blend of historic charm, guest amenities, and high standard of hospitality. Reservations: (800) 324-7265 or (508) 487-0386 or e-mail the Fairbanks Inn. www.fairbanksinn.com
      • The Gifford House
        The Gifford House Inn is one of the original historic hotels in P-Town offering guesthouse accommodations, restaurant, cocktail lounge, bar and a piano bar. The Gifford House offers charming spacious rooms, many with water views and/or rooms that can sleep up to 4 people. www.giffordhouse.com
      • The Rose & Crown Guesthouse
        The Rose & Crown is a classic Georgian “square rigger” built in the 1780s. The guesthouse sits behind an ornate iron fence containing a lavish garden. Jane Elizabeth, a ship’s figurehead, greets visitors from her post above the door. Each guest room has its own special feature. The inn offers a breakfast of freshly baked breads and the Rose & Crown’s special coffee. www.provincetown.com/rosecrown
      • Watership Inn
        When it was originally built in the seafaring days of the 1820s, the Watership was a home from the seas for Provincetown’s ship captains. Now let it be your home during your visit to Provincetown. Wi-Fi, continental breakfast, 1 car parking per room. www.watershipinn.com
      • Prince Albert Guest House
        The Prince Albert Guest House offers 18 guest rooms with private baths; many rooms offer oversized bay windows, water views, private patios/decks, flat panel HDTV, Complimentary Wi-Fi, and a courtesy work station. Continental Breakfast (includes Belgian Waffles with fresh fruit, LavAzza Coffee, Yogurt, and Granola). www.PrinceAlbertGuestHouse.com

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