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

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Upcoming Events


  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!


Basic Session June 17 - July 22


Intermediate Session starts July 29

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 July 29.

Directions to Big Woody's


Boogie on the Bay Shag Club sponsored
Upcoming Events



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May through September

Ntelos Volunteers Needed!!!
The Ntelos season is here with a great concert lineup planned.

This is our primary fundraiser and we need EVERYONE'S help!!

We need volunteers to man the food and beer concessions for the concerts. The work is easy, you get to hear some great concerts and have fun with your fellow club members. With many volunteers, we can rotate workers and everyone gets the opportunity to contribute.

Contact the Committee Chair to volunteer:
Stephen Long, 757.410.4978 or email


See this link for our Volunteer Calendar.  The dates we are working have a Report Time indicated.

Ntelos Volunteer Calendar

Directions to Ntelos
June 26th Annual Luau
Bring your dance shoes to hang ten and have some fun at the
Boogie on the Bay Shag Club Annual Summer Luau!
Entertainment, Lesson
Music & Dancing under the stars
Set-ups, Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Condiments, Snacks & Paper Products will be provided.

July 26, 2014 3:00pm 'til Rain or Shine

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

Members FREE
Non-Members $15.00 (Paid at Door)
All are requested to bring a covered dish!


Space is Limited.
RSVP by July 22nd to:

Dottie Jorgensen 757.560.5546 or email
Toni Termini (757) 321-9592 or email

Click here for Downloadable Flyer.
Downloadable Flyer

Directions to the Big Kahuna's

August 11

BOTBSC Business Meeting
The Boogie on the Bay Shag Club Business Meetings are held the second Monday of the month at a Chesapeake Public Library to be announced.


The August 11th meeting will be held at the Russell Memorial Library 2808 Taylor Road Chesapeake, VA 23321 at 7pm.


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

Directions to the Chesapeake Russell Memorial Library

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: 07/19/14