Dances are usually the 2nd, 4th, and 5th Saturdays of the month, September through May or June.

The schedule is on our home page for easy access.


7:00pm to 10:30pm
(workshop 7:00, dance 7:30)

New Year’s Eve


$10-$12 is the suggested donation to pay for the hall and performers (the band, caller, and sound).
Special dances
$15 Adults
$10 Student
New Year’s Eve
$15 Adults
$10 Student
12 and under Free

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Unless otherwise noted, dances are held upstairs in the Fairhaven Library at 1117 12th Street, Bellingham, Washington.


SUNDAY September 15 Ferry Boat Dance CANCELLED

The ferry boat Elwha was late going into dry dock for repairs, and will not be back in service in September.

Saturday September 14 Potluck and Open Band Orchestra / Open Mic Dance

Join us for the beginning of the Bellingham Country dance fall calendar. We will start with a potluck dinner at 6 pm. The newcomer’s workshop will follow at 7 pm, and the dance itself will start at 7:30 pm.

Saturday September 28  HELIOTROPE

Robin Brown – fiddle ● Michael Hobart – guitar ● Paul Englesberg – winds

Saturday October 12 COUNTERCURRENT

Brian Lindsay – fiddle ● Alex Sturbaum – guitar

Saturday October 26  NORTHERN CONTRABAND

Steve Blum-Anderson – fiddle ● Mark Danielson ● Michael Hobart – guitar ● Greg Sherman – bass ● Eileen Sterns – banjo, mandolin

Saturday November 9  BAND TBA

Saturday November 23  FAUX PAWS

Noah VanNorstrand – fiddle ● Owen Morrison – guitar ● Chris Miller – winds
George Marshall calling

Saturday December 14  BAND TBA

Tuesday December 31 New Years Eve Dance

Kate Powers – fiddle ∙ Alex Sturbaum – guitar ∙ Anita Anderson – piano
Marlin Prowell calling

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