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


$8-$10 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.


September 10th6:00 PM POT LUCK followed by music and dancing with the fabulous Open Band! So come early, bring food to share, bring your instruments if you want to join in. You can call if you want to! 

September 24thWild Hair from Portland includes Betsy Branch, Mark Douglass, Todd Silverstein and Jeff Kerssen-Griep with Lindsey Dono calling

October 8thCharles Street Messengers from Seattle! Sherry Nevins calling.

October 22ndHeliotrope sets the groove with Robin Brown, Michael Hobart and Paul Englesberg with Seattle’s Amy Wimmer calling.

October 29th - Halloween Dance! Brad and Steve Fortified is Brad Reynolds, Steve Blum-Anderson, and Jay Finklestein.

November 5thSpecial Location! First Congregational Church of Bellingham, 2401 Cornwall Avenue!  Uncle Sutra with Dave Bartley on guitar, zoom, cajon, mandolin, and cittern; Ben Schrieber (Uncle Farmer) on fiddle; Marni Rachmiel on flute, sax and vocals; with drummer Ness Smith-Savedoff of Gallimaufry! Marlin Prowell calling. Workshop at 7:00, Dance 7:30-10:30.

November 12th - Plumfoolery with Abigail Hobart on fiddle; Sam Vogt on mandolin, banjo, whistle; Michael Hobart on guitar. Special guest caller – TBA.

November 19thGreat Bear Trio with George Marshall calling!!! This special dance is at the EAGLES HALL 1125 N. Forest St. This dance is $15 adults, $10 students

November 26th – Open Band & Caller Dance!

December 10thNorthern Contraband featuring Steve Blum-Anderson, Michael Hobart, Mark Danielson, Greg Sherman and Eileen Sterns. Calling by Maureen Collier. This dance is part of the Bellingham Folk Festival and will be held at the Unitarian Fellowship at 1207 Ellsworth St.. ONLY $5!

December 31st - New Years Eve Party featuring Rodney Miller Band!
We’re celebrating with music by Rodney Miller, Dave Bartley and Anita Anderson. This special dance is at the EAGLES HALL at 1125 N Forest St. Dance starts at 8:00 pm and goes until 1:00 am. Bring finger food to share. Festive attire encouraged, sparkling cider, punch and noisemakers provided. Midnight hour count down – an alcohol free event.