Shippensburg Swing Band Host Halloween Dinner Dance

Shippensburg Swing Band Host Halloween Dinner Dance

The Shippensburg Swing Band will host the annual “Halloween Dinner Dance” on Friday October 26, 2018 at Premier Events, 429 East Orange Street. The dinner is a full buffet from salad to dessert and starts at 7:00 p.m., followed by dancing, live & silent auctions, a 50/50 raffle, and a costume contest. Live music for dancing will be provided by the Shippensburg Swing Band.

The Shippensburg Swing Band, under the direction of Vicki Baker, is a swing band located in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania.  Our musicians hail from Shippensburg, Newville, Chambersburg, Waynesboro, and other surrounding towns. It is part of a three-band organization:  the Shippensburg Band, the Shippensburg Blaskapelle German Band and the Shippensburg Swing Band. The music selections span from the 1930s through the 1950s, concentrating on the 30s and 40s styles of music.

Tickets for dinner and dancing are $35 per individual and $65 per couple. Tickets can be purchased online at www.shipband.org or calling Tom at 717-377-2809.  For a “dancing only” option, tickets are $10 at the door starting at 8:00 p.m. Proceeds from the dance, auction, and raffle goes towards providing music scholarships for local high school musicians. The Shippensburg Band is a 501c-3 non-profit organization.