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New exhibit features square dance club


Last updated 8/12/2021 at 3:51pm

The history of the Boots and Slippers Square Dance Club is on display at the Fallbrook Historical Society Museum, 260 Rocky Crest Road. Village News/Courtesy photo

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Historical Society Museum has created a new exhibit about a favorite pastime. Square dancing in Fallbrook was very popular during the 1950's, 1960's, and 1970's. Bob Baker and George Willis were callers. Classes were held on Tuesdays and dances on Saturdays. All couples and single dancers were welcome.

The classes ran for three months, club dues were $2.50 per person, and dances .50 each. Special themed dress-up dances, such as back-to-school, hobo, and Hawaiian luau only added to the fun; plus, there were refreshments. Once a month, the club colors of turquoise...

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