During these events there are usually workshops where various instructors teach steps and techniques. A couple from North Myrtle Beach, Jackie and Charley, were there to dance and to teach their workshops, Carolina Shag Footwork and Carolina Shag For Everyone. Here's Tom and Charley during another break.
Saturday night was the Black and White Ball. This was a dressier affair where most everyone wore, you guessed it, black or white,or black and white. It's a good thing it was before Labor Day, because everyone knows we don't wear white after Labor Day, or do we? It was lots of fun and the best part was that they loved Tom's music and most everyone danced to every song!
After the show that included a burlesque star and a comedian, Tom and I went to the lobby to meet my family. My niece Nancy (from Connecticut) and her friend Bill met us in New York for a quick visit. Nancy is a swing dancer, but didn't get the the hotel in time to attend the ball. We were all tired from the long day. Janie and Dennis went to Ellis Island, Jennifer worked on her school plans and, of course, Tom and I were at the event.In this shot we are catching up and relaxing before we start out again tomorrow. Tom is going with me to shoot the Brooklyn Bridge, but before that a HUGE surprise. Check it out tomorrow. HINT: Not everyone in the hotel was there for the swing event. Hummmmm