I was hoping Lisa would chime in. I would only add:

At the weekly Monday Dance in Nelson our open fiddle case is in the hall by the 
door and the fee is only $3. Generally a smallish crowd. And we collect the 
cash earlyish in the evening. 



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Peter K Martel



On Dec 31, 2017, at 1:04 PM, Lisa Sieverts via Organizers 
<organizers@lists.sharedweight.net> wrote:

>> We're curious about how other dance organizers handle the task of sitting at 
>> the door and taking money.
>> 
>> Who does it?
>> - organizers? 
>> - volunteers?
>> - a mix?
> 
> ​At Peterborough NH, it's mostly volunteers, occasionally an organizer fills 
> in. We're lucky that these days typically 2 out of our 3 45-minute slots are 
> filled by the same people every time. 
> 
>> - nobody?
> 
> ​At the Nelson NH dance, it's honor system with a fiddle case at the door.
> ​
>> - how many people at a time?
>> 
>> How is it done?
>> - scheduling people to do the task (how?)
> 
> One of the organizers confirms that we have doorsitters for the upcoming 
> dance​, usually by email or Facebook Messenger.
> ​ 
>> - vetting/soliciting the vols (any parameters?)
>> - how long does each person sit at door on a given dance eve?
> 
> ​45-60 minutes
> ​
>> - any compensation/barter?
> ​Free admission to the Peterborough dance​ 
>> 
>> Other relevant info?
>  
> ​We're trying to keep a tally using an iPad app.
> ​We give out "second dance free" tickets to anyone who has never contra 
> danced before, so that when they come back, their next time is free.​
> 
> Lisa
> Monadnock Folklore Society
> 
>  
>> ​
>> 
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