Surf Ballroom 2018 Summer Programming

Join the fun at the Surf Ballroom and Museum this summer with a variety of programs ranging from toddlers through adults. Mallory Huffman, education coordinator, has developed specific musical influenced activities geared toward a variety of age groups. Below is a list of the programs and a short description.  For more information call 357-6151 or visit the Surf Ballroom box office, there is no deadline for registration!

Join us here at the Surf Ballroom & Museum with some ROCKIN' Summer Programming for all ages! (listed in age groups from youngest to oldest)

Walking - Pre-teen Classes
Rock 'n' Tots  |  
Bucket Drumming  |  Rockin' Drive-In

All-Ages Classes
Deluxe Surf Tours

All-Ages Events
Summer Showcase Series

Rock ‘n’ Tots

Back by popular demand!  This class is for parents/grandparents/caregivers and tots who are walking through age 5.  Experience the historic Surf Ballroom by rockin’ through themed lessons which include story time, music, movement and instruments.
Ages:   walking to 5 yrs. old with their parent or guardian
Session 1: Mondays: June 11, 18 and 25
Time:   9:30-10:15am
Fee:     $15 per child per session or $5 per child per class
Instructor: Mallory Huffman, Surf Ballroom & Museum Education Coordinator

Bucket Drumming
Everyone loves to drum! In this session everyone will get to play on a bucket and learn the basics of drumming. We will cover some basic stick technique and then learn to work together to play some rockin’ music. During this session we will improvise and learn a group piece to play together. Parents are invited to the last 15 minutes of the final class to hear what their children have learned!
Ages 4-7th Grades
Session: June 19-21
Time 9-10am
Fee $15
Instructor: Mallory Huffman, Surf Ballroom & Museum Education Coordinator

Rockin' Drive-In
Who says drive-in movies are a thing of the past?! In this class, kids will construct their very own 1950s car out of recycled materials. They will then enjoy a rock 'n roll, kid friendly movie. Snacks and carhop included! Kids will love this one-of-a-kind Surf drive-in experience.
Ages: K-3rd grade
Session 1: June 27
Session 2: July 11
Time 9am-12noon
Fee $10 (includes materials and snacks)
Instructor: Mallory Huffman, Surf Ballroom & Museum Education Coordinator
Deluxe Surf Tours
Education Coordinator Mallory Huffman will be available to conduct a deluxe tour of the Surf Ballroom, Three Star’s Plaza and the Memorial Site. This tour will be 90 minutes in length and will include a walking tour of the ballroom and grounds, a tour video, a walking visit to the Three Star’s Plaza and a lead out to the memorial site.  Register by calling the Surf Ballroom at 357-6151 or email Mallory Huffman; cost of the full tour is $10.
Dates: June 26 and July 10
Session 1: 8:30-10:00am
Session 2: June 26: 10:30am-12:00noon; July 10: 11:30am-1pm
Fee: $10 per person

Summer Showcase Series

Thursday, June 14 - Ben Foster with special guest Dan D & the Felony

Thursday, June 21 - My Brother's Keeper with special guest Unbalanced

Thursday, July 5 - Kenzie Thomson with special guest Joseph Nino

Thursday, July 12 - Oh Grandpa with special guest Abby Smith

Thursday, July 19 - Time Burners with special guest Moonrise Blue

Thursday, July 26 - Writer's Round for St. Jude Children's Hospital

Thursday, August 2 - The Smoking Flowers