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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! 
Lesson Info

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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.


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!


Intermediate Session:

October 24 - November 28

Free Shag Lessons - Currently in Intermediate 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!


Basic Session begins December 4.

Directions to Big Woody's


Boogie on the Bay Shag Club sponsored
Upcoming Events



Links for details

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 Get your 2018 SOS Cards!
See Christy Taylor at Big Woody's or contact her at 757.436.1844
Directions to Big Woody's
November 13 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
December 2 Salvation Army Ring the Bell - Volunteers Needed!
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 2nd from 10am to 6pm.

Sign up with Chair, Rebecca Holberg for a 2-hour shift at the Big Woody's, or contact her at 757.538.8959  or
Directions to Big Woody's
December 8 Christmas Dinner Dance

The Christmas Dinner Dance will be held on December 8, 2017, 6:30-11:00PM at the Hilton Garden Inn, 5921 Harbour View Boulevard, Suffolk, VA 23435.

Music by ABSCDJ HOF DJ Jerry Canada.

Tickets $35.00 per person
Reserve a table with full table payment. Tables seat eight.
Selection of Chicken or Beef dinner.

Purchase tickets at Big Woody's from:
Joy Cooley - Committee Chair 757-334-1913
Sandra Sawyer 757-810-7351
Toni Termini 757-641-2926

We are seeking Silent Auction donations!  
Contact Billie Stidham 757-535-5406

For more details and to purchase tickets by mail, see the Downloadable Flyer.
Directions to Hilton Garden Inn

Downloadable Flyer

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: 11/13/17