Dear Swing City Patrons!
The date is upon us, and tickets are going fast. It looks
like an on/off drizzly night for any summer BBQ or outdoor
plans, so nothing better than to dance away with Eight to
the Bar at the Courtyard! It's going to be a great night.
Get your advance tickets today and save a few $. Advance
tickets will be on sale online in the SalsaBoston/Swing
City store until Friday afternoon. Just follow the links
See you tomorrow!
-Olaf and the SC crew
"Swingin' at the Courtyard":
a Swing City Special Edition!
June 19, 2009
Featuring "Eight to the Bar"
777 Memorial Drive (map
"Overlooking the Scenic Charles River"
7:30p: Lesson (beg. & int.)
9:00p: band goes on
Info Hotline: 617-513-9841
HELP US OUT!
a poster and hang it up in the office, gym,
or coffee house
- Volunteer: we need help with setup and breakdown
particularly. (email us if intereted)
Swingin' at the Courtyard is the new version of the popular
"Swingin' at the Hyatt" events, held last year
just down the river at the Hyatt Regency. We've moved to
the smaller but lovely Courtyard Marriott, overlooking the
scenic Charles River. Come join us for a classy evening!
Tickets: $15 advance, $20 at the door.
$5 discount with valid student ID. Advance tickets may be
purchased online here
Schedule: This event follows the normal
Swing City time schedule, which is as follows:
7:30: Doors open, cocktails (cash bar),
complimentary hors d'oeuvres.
7:45: Beginner and Intermediate swing
dance lesson, no partner needed. Lessons are concurrent,
and you may choose either and switch. Lesson lasts about
1 hr. The intermediate lesson focuses on 3-step and lindy.
9:00: Live music starts! The band plays
most of the evening until aprox. midnight, with a DJ in
Midnight: Last call.
Parking: free garage/lot parking (to the
back of the hotel), and free overflow parking at the Trader
Dress: "Smart casual" to elegant.
Rooms: $109 room rate, **based on
availability**. Call the front desk at 617-492-7777
and ask for the "SalsaBoston/Swing Dance" rate.
Marriott's Website »
Tables & Groups: Call for group rates
and to reserve tables. 617-513-9841
») The hotel is located conveniently on Memorial
Drive, adjacent to the Charles River. Detailed directions
Courtyard Marriot Hotel
777 Memorial Drive, Cambridge
617-513-9841 (Swing City's Number)
From Points West: take the Mass Pike
to Exit 20, "Cambridge/Alston". Bear right after
the tolls, and proceed strait across the river. Once across,
turn right onto Memorial Drive and the hotel is 100yards
down on the left.
From I-93: Take "Leveritt Circle/Storrow
Drive" exit onto Storrow Drive. Follow Storrow Drive
along the river aprox. 2 miles, pass under the BU Bridge,
proceed another 1/3 mile, and take the "Central Square/Mass
Pike" exit. At the light, turn right and cross over
the river. Once across, turn right onto Memorial Drive
and the hotel is 100yards down on the left.
By MBTA: Take the Green Line to "BU
West". Walk over the BU Bridge to Cambridge, and
turn left. Follow the river 1/4 mile and hotel is on the
right. It's just over a 1/2 mile total (10-15 min). Alternatively,
it's a longer walk but a short cab ride from Central Square
on the Red Line.