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

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Our Club provides weekly FREE Carolina Shag Dance Lessons! 
Lesson Info

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Boogie on the Bay Shag Club sponsored
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Every Friday Night!


Boogie on the Bay Shag Club Weekly Shag Social

Fridays 6:00 to 9:30 pm, at Big Woody's Bar & Grill Chesapeake Square, 4200 Portsmouth Blvd., Chesapeake, VA 23321.


No Cover!

Big Woody's offers Happy Hour Drink prices from 6:00-9:00pm and also a Sirloin Dinner Special for $9.99 on Fridays.


See our Calendar for details on DJs and special events.


Members, guests and new friends are always welcome!  Start your weekend shagging with us!

Directions to Big Woody's

Every Tuesday  Night!


Intermediate Session:

April 18 - May 30

Free Shag Lessons - Currently in Basic Session
Tuesdays, 7:00-9:00 pm, at Big Woody's Chesapeake Square, 4200 Portsmouth Blvd., Chesapeake, VA 23321. 


Alternating six week sessions of Basic and Intermediate lessons.  No Cover.  No Partner required.  No need to pre-register, just show up.  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 or partner is necessary!

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


Basic Session begins June 6.

Directions to Big Woody's


Boogie on the Bay Shag Club sponsored
Upcoming Events



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Ongoing Shag Shoe Collection for Junior Shaggers
Did you buy new Shag Shoes at SOS?  Why not donate your old shoes to the Junior Shaggers?

Doug Mendez, 757.575.2911 will be collecting dance shoes that are clean and in good working condition at Big Woody's on Tuesdays and Fridays.
Directions to Big Woody's
Portsmouth Pavilion Volunteers Needed!
Working the Portsmouth Pavilion concession stand is our club's
ONLY fund-raising effort. Our workers rotate through the various food/beverage stands for all concerts during the season. 15-20 workers are required for each event. We count on these proceeds to make our club run smoothly and support our charities, and we have a blast doing it!

We need volunteers for the following concert(s)!



Report Time


May 4



Travis Scott

To volunteer contact Dave Dembicki at 757.288.2260, email concession@boogieonthebay.com, or SIGN UP WITH DAVE AT BIG WOODY'S!
Directions to Portsmouth Pavilion
May 12

Boogie on the Bay Shag Club's Member Appreciation Dance
WHEN: Friday May 12, 6:00-9:30PM
WHERE: Big Woody's Chesapeake Sq.,
6300 Portsmouth Blvd, Chesapeake VA 23321

Join us for Shaggin' Bingo and May Birthdays celebration!
Renew your 2017 membership!
Become a new member!
Members receive a $6.00 coupon towards food purchase during the dance!
No Cover ~ Great Dancing ~ Prizes

Existing members need only verify their member record and pay their $20 dues (cash or check only).

Downloadable Flyer
Download Member Application
Dave Dembicki, Membership Chair or call 757.288.2260

Directions to Big Woody's
May 8 BOTBSC Business Meeting
The Business Meeting will be held 7 pm at Mario's Italian Restaurant, 611 Airline Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23707.

ALL MEMBERS are strongly encouraged to attend. Please come out to see what exciting things we are planning for our club!
Directions to Mario's
July 8 Junebug Boogie Workshop, Dinner and Dance
Junebug Boogie Event Page
Directions to Eagle's Club

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: 04/27/17