Two Stepping to Bandera 2019

Two Stepping to Bandera 2019

This Circuit provides a dance lane from the Western Winter Circuit, starting in Tucson, AZ and ending at the Singles International Dance Rally in Bandera, TX.  The circuit is about a month long, staring on March 14thand ending upon arrival at the Dance Rally in Bandera on April 7th.  The Dance Rally is hosted by Singles International, a Chapter of the FMCA. Volunteers are needed to coordinate this circuit and host the gatherings.  If you want to volunteer, please contact Arlene Teague at arlene.teague@gmail.comor at 828 443-0279.


TUCSON, AZ (Part of the 2019 WWC)

March 2, 2019 to March 14, 2019
Activity Ideas

Kitt Peak Observatory (need reservations for night tour), U of A Mirror Lab (need reservations), Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, Saguaro National Park West Visitor Center with ranger talks, Pima Air & Space museum and boneyard, Tucson shopping, movies, etc. Casino activities.

Parking Location

Casino Del Sol, 5655 West Valencia, Tucson, AZ

Directions and Other Information

Exit I-19 at Valencia and head west 6 miles. Free dump & water at Triple T Truck Stop, 5451 East Benson Hwy, I-10 Exit 268, Tucson.

GPS Coordinates

N32.130874, W111.082133Click on link to see Google Map


DEMING, NM

March 14, 2019 to April 18, 2019
Activity Ideas

Visit Columba Railroad Museum (Poncho Villa and US/ Mexico border wars), Columbus, NM. Do some rock hounding in Rock Hound State Park. Hiking in the Gila National Forest. Dancing to live cowboy music at Hatch, NM. Travel to the Pink Store in Puerto Palomas, MX for lunch and margaritaLow-Hi Ranch, 1795 O Kelley Road SE, Deming, NM

Parking Location

Low-Hi Ranch, 1795 O Kelley Road SE, Deming, NM

Directions and Other Information

Take I-10 Exit 82A. Go south on NM-11 to O Kelley Road, turn right and continue to park. Dry camp fee $7 or $8, or less. Dump, water, laundry available

GPS Coordinates

N32.210982, W107.735848Click on link to see Google Map


ALAMOGORDO, NM

March 18, 2019 to March 23, 2019
Parking Location

Moose Lodge, 26 S. Florida, Alamogordo, NM

Directions and Other Information

Rent a sand saucer and slide down a sand dune at White Sands National Monument. Tour McGinn’s Pistachio Tree Ranch and sample pistachios &wine after tour. Hike at Oliver Lee Memorial State Park. Visit International Space Hall of Fame and Museum and the New Horizon Dome Theater and Planetarium. Dinner, dancing and karaoke in the evening at the Moose Lodge; Friday night tacos and Saturday breakfast.

GPS Coordinates

N32.890010, W105.951389Click on link to see Google Map


CARLSBAD, NM

March 23, 2019 to March 28, 2019
Activity Ideas

Carlsbad Caverns self-guided tour free with Senior Pass. Book online to one of the other caves, space is limited so plan ahead. These tours are 50% off with Senior Pass. Hike Sitting Bull Falls in the Lincoln National Forest; fee $5 per car to park. Visit Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park, admission $5 per person. View art at Artesia, and try out the Pecos Diamond Steakhouse.

Parking Location

Escapee’s, The Ranch, 30 SKP Ranch Road, Lakewood, NM Call the Manager (Jan) when we know how many (575) 457-2303 You do not need to be an Escapee to stay.

Directions and Other Information

From US-285 south turn east onto Eddy County Rd between MM 55 & 56. The Ranch entrance is on the left. Dry camp fee $5. Water & dump.

GPS Coordinates

N32.636411, W104.382008Click on link to see Google Map


FORT STOCKTON, TX

March 28, 2019 to March 29, 2019
Activity Ideas

Overnight stop

Parking Location

Vacant parking lot behind the Chevron gas station on the south side of I-10 at Exit 256.

Directions and Other Information

From I-10 take Exit 256, turn Right on US Hwy 285. The Chevron is on the right, the lot is to the rear of the station. Can be accessed from Interstate 10 Service Rd or W 14th St. No signs or anyone to ask.

GPS Coordinates

N30.89789, W102.90621Click on link to see Google Map


SONORA, TX

March 29, 2019 to April 2, 2019
Activity Ideas

Tour the small but very unique Caverns of Sonora, hike and view birds at the Eastern Hill Wildlife Sanctuary, Downtown walking tour, Miers Home Museum, Old County Jail, Old Santa Fe Depot, The Devils River State Natural Area.

Parking Location

Sutton County Park and Arena TX, SONORA

Directions and Other Information

: Dirt pkg area. No signs restrict O/N pkg. I-10 exit 400, go S 1/2 blk, on R behind “The Bank and Trust” & next to Alco. Lg RV OK. located on N. Crockett Ave. (Hwy 467)

GPS Coordinates

30.577382, -100.653523Click on link to see Google Map


SAN ANTONIO, TX

April 2, 2019 to April 7, 2019
Activity Ideas

San Antonio Missions National Historic Park, visit the Alamo, visit the San Antonio River Walk. Lots to see and do. Dinner on Wednesday night at the Elks Lodge.

Parking Location

San Antonio Elks Lodge, 15650 Market Hill, San Antonio, TX

Directions and Other Information

The Lodge is just off the 1604 Freeway W off I-10. Dry camping on grass covered field. Donation $. Also, five hook-ups available. Water & dump on site.

GPS Coordinates

N29.590749, W98.621768Click on link to see Google Map


BANDERA, TX

April 7, 2019 to April 18, 2019
Hosts

The Dance Rally will be hosted by Singles International (SI)

Activity Ideas

Attend the Singles International Dance Rally; dance lessons, dancing in the RV park and in town, daily breakfasts, social hours, local entertainment, & excursions in the Texas Hill Country. Two evening dance theme/costume events: Pajama Night and Devil’s & Angels (Costumes optional) plus the ever-popular Friday Night “Dress up Night”. Plus, two “burn your own” nights at the popular 11th Street Cowboy Bar.

Parking Location

Skyline RV Park, 2231 Texas 16, Bandera, TX

Directions and Other Information

I-10W to exit 540 for Tx-46, turn left onto tx-46, turn right onto Tx-16 N
Link to information on the dance rally – https://www.facebook.com/groups/FMCA.SI/permalink/2032838760114732/

GPS Coordinates

N29.730018, W99.096021Click on link to see Google Map