In an impressively accurate local version, area "celebrities" paired with dancers to perform in the Dancing with the Stars of the 'Burg, a fundraiser for a Harrisonburg non-profit day care. With the signature disco ball motif and British voiceover, the 'Burg's version of DWTS was fun, campy, and very very shiny.
Kris Ludwig, special events manager for the Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance, fastens her dancing shoes in the women's dressing room backstage.
Kathy Beery (center) and her fellow participants in Dancing with the Stars of the 'Burg wait backstage to be introduced. The event was the culmination of months of practicing, and fundraising for the Harrisonburg Rockingham Child Day Care Center.
Chad Layman channels John Travolta in "Saturday Night Fever" during the first measures of "Staying Alive" by the Bee Gees for his hustle with Kathy Beery.
Fancy footwork is reflected on the dance floor.
Melanie Lofton smiles as she and her partner, Adriel Bryd, strike the final pose of their routine during Dancing with the Stars of the 'Burg.
Dr. Ben Burks dances a swing routine with his partner Phoebe Baldini Renfroe.