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Have a Blues Christmas Weekend
Celebrate with Friends at a

Winter Holiday Ball


Split Tree Farmís
Scenic Ballroom

in the NW Georgia mountains near Chattanooga

Fri, Dec. 22 through Sun, Dec. 24

with hosts Fred Ramos and Alan Dynin at

Friday night: Blues Dance with pianist Alan Dynin and Friends

Saturday: Blues Jamming, Improv Theater, Hikes, Trance Dancing, and more

Saturday evening: Winter Holiday Ball
**Live and Recorded Music ** 
**Wear your favorite holiday costume**

Sunday morning: Gospel and Folk Singing & More Jamming, Dancing

Food: Potluck Dinner Sat. night; breakfast and lunch provided

Cost: $60 for the weekend; single tickets available; house beds, $10/night

Nashville--Fred Ramos:  fernandojo [@]   Tel:  615.329.4697
 Atlanta--Alan Dynin:  alandynin [@]  Tel:  404.370.0155

-and in addition stay over for Christmas Eve-
Reserve a Split Tree bed/studio space or camp for $20/Dec. 24
 and celebrate the season with dance friends
 for Christmas in the Country Mon, Dec. 25 Ė all potluck food

For details check the Split Tree web page:


Information and Registration

LOCATION:  Split Tree Farm is located 20 miles south of Chattanooga, TN and 100 miles NW of Atlanta in the NW Georgia mountains.   Click on map page for location and directions.

COST: $75--includes 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches (potluck dinner Sat night).  Single tickets:  price to be discussed on individual basis due to holiday schedules.

FOOD/ON-CAMPUS SHELTER:  included as above; single meal tickets: to be arranged on an individual basis with Fred Ramos (see contact info below).

LODGING:   There are house beds for 20 people at $10 person available by earliest registration date in the house.  There is heated house/studio floor space at no charge, shelter in a large barn--you need only your warm sleeping bag, air mattress, and pillow.   There is no charge for tent or RV camping (no hookups) on Split Tree's 200 acres of woods and pasture in the NW Georgia mountains.  Bring usual camping supplies: pillow, sleeping bag or bedding, air mattress, towel and soap.   We have a few tents and sleeping bags to loan for a modest donation to our dance gypsy fund.  The Key West Inn 10 miles away in Lafayette, GA offers a special Split Tree rate; Hidden Hollow Cabins are four miles away and the closest to the farm.  See housing page for info on motels/BnBs and other nearby housing.

GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS Must wear clean non-street, non-marking, soft-sole shoes for dancing.  Loose work-out type clothing for floor exercises recommended.  No child care facilities; children under 12 must be supervised.  No pets or alcohol allowed.  Avoid strong perfumes.  Smoking is discouraged and is not allowed near any building.  A waiver of liability and release from damages must be signed by each participant upon registration.

INFORMATION:  For registration/housing  information:  call Fred Ramos at 615.329.4697 or email him at:  fernandojo [@]

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REGISTRATION:  Electronic or fax registration is allowed but this form must be mailed with a check within seven days after registering to hold a space.  Pre-registration is required and space is limited to 100 persons.  Send check payable to: Split Tree Farm/Holiday Blues Weekend, 597 West Cove Road, Kensington, GA 30707.
Credit card online payment for the blues weekend is now available:  Split Tree Web Store


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Shelter plans:   House space?________Barn space?__________? (A mattress of wood shavings)  Studio floor space __________   Pasture tenting?________    Motel/BnB_____________? RV/Other?_____________

Accommodations Link   See web accommodations link for local lodging and Split Tree Inn BnB rates for extra nights.

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