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Welcome to the Boogie on the Bay Shag Club's website.

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So much going on!  Click below for details of our upcoming Events.

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  Our Club provides weekly Carolina Shag Dance Lessons! 
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Every Sunday Night!


Boogie on the Bay Shag Club Sunday Socials

Sunday Night Shag Party with ABSCDJ/NAR&B Disc Jockey Don Ruth

6:30 to 9:30 pm, at Big Woody's Bar & Grill Chesapeake Square, 4200 Portsmouth Blvd., Chesapeake, VA 23321.


The 2nd Sunday of the month is our Birthday Social!

Guest DJ on July 19th is Larry Black!


See our Calendar for details on special Sunday events.

Members, guests and new friends are always welcome!

Directions to Big Woody's


Every Tuesday  Night!


Basic  session:

June 23 - July 28

Shag Lessons - Currently in Basic Session
Tuesdays, 7:00-9:00 pm, at Big Woody's Chesapeake Square, 4200 Portsmouth Blvd., Chesapeake, VA 23321.  There is a $5 door charge.


Alternating six week sessions of Basic and Intermediate lessons.  No Partner required.  Please be prompt so we don't run out of time.


See our Calendar for current session details.


Come and learn the Carolina Shag with instructors Marsha Ruth and Tom Edwards. Six-week sessions feature progressive instruction - each week building on the previous lesson.

- BASIC Session focuses on basic footwork, turns and lead-follow technique. No experience necessary!

- INTERMEDIATE Session focuses on technique, complex footwork and turns. Take your Basic lessons to the next level!


Intermediate Session begins August 4.

Directions to Big Woody's


Boogie on the Bay Shag Club sponsored
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July 13

BOTBSC Business Meeting-Officer Election
The Business meeting will be Monday, July 13 at Zino's, 850 Old George Washington Highway North, Chesapeake, VA 23323.

The election of club officers will be held at the July Business Meeting, therefore it is important that all members attend the meeting.

The Nominating Committee has provided the following slate:
President: Billie Stidham
1st Vice President: Donald Turner
2nd Vice President: John Miltier
Treasurer: Noel McCue
Secretary: Dottie Landreth
Cooresponding Secretary: Zora Sparrer

Nominations will also be accepted from the floor.

ALL MEMBERS are strongly encouraged to attend. Please come out to see what exciting things we are planning for our club!

Directions to Zinos
July 25 Annual Luau at the Big Kahuna's!
Bring your dance shoes to hang ten and have some fun at the Boogie on the Bay Shag Club Annual Summer Luau!

- Food
- Swimming
- Entertainment
- Lesson
- Music & Dancing under the stars

When: July 25, 2015, 3:00pm 'til
Rain or Shine!

Where:  The Big Kahuna’s Place
906 Edgewood Ave., Chesapeake, VA 23324

Members FREE
Non-Members $15.00 (Paid at Door)

RSVP by July 20th to: Dottie Landreth at 757.560.5546 or email

BYOB!!! Set-ups, Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Condiments, Snacks & Paper Products will be provided.

All are requested to bring a covered dish!

Contact the Committee Chair: Mary Etz, (757) 439-0166, email

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  Save these dates!  Details to follow!
Halloween Dance: Oct 24
Christmas Dinner-Dance: Dec 11

We also frequently enjoy attending events sponsored by other shag clubs and the community.
Please see our calendar for details of those events.

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Last modified: 06/29/15