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

Come dance with us!


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Our Club provides weekly FREE Carolina Shag Dance Lessons! 
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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!


Basic Session:

March 7 - April 11

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!


Intermediate Session begins April 18.

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
Ongoing 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. 13-15 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!

To volunteer contact Chair, Dave Dembicki at 757.288.2260, email concession@boogieonthebay.com, or SIGN UP WITH DAVE AT BIG WOODY'S!
Directions to Portsmouth Pavilion
April 10 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
April 17 Shaggers @ Heart 2018 Initial Meeting
Meeting will be held on Monday, April 17, 7PM at Zino's Restaurant, 850 Old George Washington Hwy N, Chesapeake, Virginia 23323

All interested parties are welcome to attend to help plan and make early decisions regarding next year's Bash.  If you want to be involved in Shaggers @ Heart 2018,
don't miss this meeting!  
The room will be open at 6pm for those who wish to have dinner there.

Bash 2018 Chairs:
Donna House, (757) 200-7640
Deborah Liverman, (757) 986-2401
Directions to Zino's

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: 03/14/17