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

Come dance with us!

Our Club provides weekly FREE Carolina Shag Dance Lessons! 
Lesson Info

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Boogie on the Bay Shag Club sponsored
Weekly Shag Dancing Opportunities



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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!


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:

April 10 - May 15



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 May 15.

Directions to Big Woody's



Boogie on the Bay Shag Club sponsored
Upcoming Events



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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
April 9

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
May - October

Union Bank and Trust Pavilion Volunteers Needed!
The Pavilion Committee is busy working behind the scenes to organize the 2018 Pavilion Concert season.

See our Calendar for concert dates.
Gold Dates designate concerts.

Have questions or want to volunteer?
Contact Sarah Wilson, (757) 589-8058 or email concession@boogieonthebay.com
Directions to the Pavilion
May 11

Member Appreciation Dinner and Dance
Date: May 11, 6-9:30 PM
Location:  Big Woody's Chesapeake Square

Renew your Membership for 2018!
Become a new Member!
Members receive $6.00 coupon towards any food purchase!
No Cover!
Great Dancing!
Guests Welcome!
Celebrating May Birthdays!

And ...

BOTBSC Shag Swag Fashion Show

"Featuring clothing and accessories with the Shagger in mind."

Wear your BOTBSC gear for extra prize drawing
Join us on the Catwalk
Order new Shag Swag from Ways & Means

Dues paid by check or cash only.
Membership Applications available at Big Woody's, or can be downloaded.

Membership Chair: Dave Dembicki, 757.288.2260 or membership@boogieonthebay.com
Directions to Big Woody's

Downloadable Flyer
May 21

Shaggers @ Heart 2019 Planning Meeting
The Shaggers @ Heart 2019 Planning Meeting will be held at 7PM at Zino's Italian Restaurant, 850 Old George Washington Hwy N, Chesapeake, VA 23323

All are welcome to attend to help plan to make this the best Bash yet!

The room will be open at 6pm for those who wish to have dinner there.

Bash 2019 Chairs:
Donna House, (757) 200-7640
Deborah Liverman, (757) 986-2401

Directions to Zinos
June 2

Junebug Boogie 10th Annual Workshop Dinner and Dance
When:  Saturday, June 2, 2018
Where:  Eagles Club, 521 Maple St. Chesapeake VA 23324
All the Details are Here!
Directions to Eagles Club

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: 04/17/18