Cotillion Dance Club – First Dance of the 2019/2020 Season

Rob Spade

On Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, the Cotillion Dance Club presents the first dance of the season, Dancing Leaves of Autumn Gala. 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 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 almondine 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.

We will be featuring music by Route 66 in a special configuration that includes a female vocalist. The band begins their first of three dance sets at 7 p.m.

As of this article’s printing, there are seats available. Please contact us as soon as possible. Our email address is [email protected] You can call or text us at 602-529-6829.

The group lesson for this dance will be on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at 10 a.m. until noon in the Sun Lakes clubhouse Mirror Room (Phase 1). Featured dance step is the Rumba. Antonio (Tony) Lomeli from Fred Astaire is scheduled to teach. Guests are welcome. You do not need a reservation to attend. All Sun Lakes residents are welcome. You can pay the $5 fee (per person) for your group lesson when you arrive at the Mirror Room.

Our annual newsletter is available on our website. It details dance plans, menus, and bands for the entire upcoming season. Visit our website for pricing, mailing, and online payment options.


Mail to: PO BOX 13153, Chandler, AZ 85248