Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Maple Sugar Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MAPLE SUGAR JIG (J32) Round The Room A Sheppard New Brunswick Collection
Round the room dance, 2 Ladies facing 2 Men

1- 8 Ladies advance set and turn opposite Man 2H
9-16 Ladies dance round outside of Men and return (nearer hands joined) between Men to places
17-24 All circle 4H round and back
25-32 Men advance (clap hands with partner) and retire, all advance and Ladies dance under Men's arms to face next 2 dancers

(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

Maple Sugar
Making Maple Sugar, Canada, c. 1898

Image copyright Thomas Conant, [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.

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