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

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Our Club provides weekly Carolina Shag Dance Lessons! 
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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.


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.


There will be no Socials on December 11th and 25th.


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

Directions to Big Woody's

Every Tuesday  Night!


Intermediate  session:

Nov 3 - Dec 8

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 or partner is necessary!

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


Basic Session begins December 15.

Directions to Big Woody's


Boogie on the Bay Shag Club sponsored
Upcoming Events



Links for details

December 5 Salvation Army "Ring the Bell"
Our Club volunteers every year to Ring the Bell for the Salvation Army!

We will be located at the Main Entrance to the Chesapeake Square Mall (Outside of Big Woody's) on December 5th from 10am to 6pm.

Sign up with Dave Dembicki for a 2-hour shift at the Big Woody's, or contact him at 757.288.2260 or
Directions to Big Woody's
December 11 Boogie on the Bay Shag Club Christmas Dinner-Dance
When: Friday, December 11, 2015 6:30 pm until 11:00pm

Where: Hilton Garden Inn
5921 Harbour View Boulevard, Suffolk VA 23435  Directions

Cost:  $35.00 per person.   Choice of Chicken or Beef.

Celebrate the season with good friends, group pictures and great shag dancing with ABSCDJ/NAR&BDJ Disk Jockey, Don Ruth, on our own BOTBSC dance floor.

Discounted rooms are available for $79/night. Call 757.484.9001, and mention “BOTB Dance” for reservations. Room rates will be based on availability after Nov.15th.

Advance tickets will be sold on Friday and Tuesday nights at Big Woody's by the following members: JoAnn Turner: 488-7787, Joy Cooley: 334-1913, Mary Etz: 439-0166 and Nancy White: 484-1661.

Ticket sales close on Tuesday, Dec. 1st, 2015.

See Downloadable Flyer to purchase tickets by mail.

Event Chair: Jo Ann Turner 757.488.7787 or email
Directions to the Hilton Garden Inn

Downloadable Flyer
December 14 BOTBSC Business Meeting
The Business Meeting will be held 7 pm at East Side Pizzeria Restorante, 5620 Portsmouth Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23701.

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

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: 11/23/15