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

Come dance with us!


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

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  Our Club provides weekly Carolina Shag Dance Lessons! 
Lesson Info


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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.


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!


Intermediate  session:

May 12 - June 16

Shag Lessons - Currently in Intermediate 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!


Basic Session begins June 23.

Directions to Big Woody's


Boogie on the Bay Shag Club sponsored
Upcoming Events



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May 31 Membership Appreciation Dinner
RSVP Deadline this Sunday, May 24th!

●  Enjoy a cookout-style dinner
●  Last chance to renew your 2015 membership
●  Become a new member
●  Join in for Shaggin' Bingo ~ Prizes

Existing members need only verify their member record and pay their dues.

Membership Applications available at Big Woody's, or can be downloaded here.

: Sunday May 31, 6:30-9:30PM
WHERE: Big Woody’s Chesapeake Sq.
6300 Portsmouth Blvd, Chesapeake VA 23321
DINNER COST: Members Free, Guests $6.00

Sign the sign-up sheet at Big Woody's
Call Dave Dembicki at 757.465.9307
Email membership@boogieonthebay.com

You must be on the Dinner RSVP list by Sunday, May 24 in order to receive a free Member dinner, or $6 Guest dinner.
Directions to Big Woody's

Downloadable Flyer
June 8 BOTBSC Business Meeting
The June Meeting will be Monday, June 22 at Zino's, 850 Old George Washington Highway North, Chesapeake, VA 23323.

ALL MEMBERS are strongly encouraged to attend. Please come out to see what exciting things we are planning for our club!
Directions to Zinos
Now until June 20 BBQ Fundraiser
The Boogie on the Bay Shag Club is selling delicious home-cooked Pork BBQ and BBQ Sauce to be picked up at the Junebug Boogie.

Directions to the Eagles Club

Downloadable Flyer
June 20 Junebug Boogie Workshop Dinner and Dance
Location:  Eagles Club 521 Maple St. Chesapeake VA 23324

Directions to the Eagles Club

Downloadable Flyer
June 22 Shaggers @ Heart 2016 Planning Meeting
The Bash Planning Meeting will be on Monday, June 22 at Zino's, 850 Old George Washington Highway North, Chesapeake, VA 23323.

The Planning Meeting is open to all interested parties, so please come and contribute your new and creative ideas.

Bash 2016 Chairs:
Mary Etz, (757) 439-0166, email
Marsha Ruth, (757) 816-5608, email
Directions to Zinos
  Save these dates!  Details to follow!
Luau: July 25
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: 05/24/15