Thomas Duncan Hall, Inc.

Special Event







 Sarah’s Dance Fall Finale

Sarah’s Dance will again celebrate fall on Sunday, November 8, 2009. The Jim Alkire Dance Band with Aura Lee will perform in The Grand Ballroom at Duncan Hall from 3 to 6 pm. This dance is sponsored by Dick Krieg Motors, Chevrolet, Buick, Pontiac and GMC located on US 421 West in Delphi, Indiana as well as MBAH Insurance, 2663 Duncan Road, In Lafayette

The live music will be preceded by a free ballroom dance lesson from 2:30 to 3:00 provided by The Ever Extraordinary Elizabeth Hendrickson of The Camelot Dance Club. The Dance of the Month she will be teaching is The Rumba. Beginners are welcome!

Jim Alkire (765 448-6257) has been leading musical groups in this area for over 40 years. He plays drums and is joined by a who’s who of local players: Al Jones, trumpet; Paul Addison, trombone, Lynn Oberholtzer, guitar and banjo; Lynn Colwell, bass. The vocalist is Aura Lee Emsweller.

The newest addition to the band is the very talented tenor sax and clarinet player, Jake Noparstak. He is featured with the Purdue Jazz Band and is a Doctoral candidate in Mathematics. (224-612-1826.)

Reservations are recommended. A limited number of tables for eight or four may be reserved. Admission is $8.00, $6.00 for students. All ages are welcome.

Sarah’s Dance was established to support the historic preservation of Duncan Hall as well as the hall’s educational programs promoting citizenship, civility and character. In June, the dance celebrated its one year anniversary, however this will be the last Sarah’s Dance. Keep tuned for special, themed, upcoming ballroom dances.

Duncan Hall is a 501c3 organization and located at 619 Ferry St. in Downtown Lafayette. For more information call (765) 742-4788 or go to