Cotillion Dance Club: 2019/2020 season planning underway

Peter and Paula Gazzola entering the San Tan Ballroom for the Emerald City Celtic Soiree that was held on March 9, 2019. Peter and Paula are longtime members of the club. They always greet you with a smile and want to know how you are. They are engaging and are great with new guests and members, making them feel welcome and introducing them to other folks. Their continued participation ensures the club’s future success at the Cottonwood venue.

On Saturday, November 9, 2019, the Cotillion Dance Club presents the first dance of the season, Dancing Leaves of Autumn Gala, featuring music provided by the Route 66. The dinner dance will be held at the Cottonwood San Tan Ballroom. The dance is a formal affair (tux for the gentlemen and gown for the ladies). The reception begins at 5:45 p.m. with live instrumental music provided by Angelo Valente of the Route 66 and will feature champagne, antipasti platter and goat-cheese-stuffed mushrooms.

The dinner begins at 6:45 p.m. and will feature a salad of mixed spring greens served with ranch or balsamic dressing on the side and warm rolls and butter. The entrée selections are Pork Valentino (pork tenderloin roasted and served with a brandy apple sauce) or Chicken Marsala (sautéed chicken breast with mushrooms and tomatoes in Marsala wine sauce), both served with roasted potatoes and green beans almandine with bacon and onions, and strawberry shortcake for dessert. The dietary meal is salmon with zest lemon dill sauce, roasted potatoes, green beans and flourless chocolate cake. Guests and members should RSVP via email, text, phone, mail or by using our website before Thursday, October 31, 2019.

Mark your calendars for the 2019/2020 season dance dates: Saturday, November 9, 2019; Saturday, January 11, 2020; Saturday, February 8, 2020; Saturday, March 14, 2020.

Mark your calendars for the 2019/2020 season group dance lesson dates: Friday, November 8, 2019; Friday, January 10, 2020; Friday, February 7, 2020; Friday, March 13,2020.

Our annual newsletter was published in June 2019. It detailed dance plans and menus for the entire upcoming season. The newsletter was emailed to members and will be available on our website.

Annual dues for the 2019-2020 season are now being accepted. Visit our website for pricing, mailing and online payment options.

If you are interested in becoming a club member or attending a dance as a guest of the club, please call, text or email us. Lots more information is available to you on our website, including group dance lessons, dance themes, band information, menus, event schedules, club news and announcements.

Contact information: Phone or text the club at 602-529-6829, email [email protected] or visit our website at

Make checks payable to “Cotillion Dance Club” and mail to Cotillion Dance Club, P.O. Box 13153, Chandler, AZ 85248.